The table below looks at the statistics for PHP5 skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PHP5 over the 3 months to 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP 5
Rank 190 138 159
Rank change year-on-year
-52 +21
Permanent jobs citing PHP5 54 82 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.87% 1.43% 1.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.60% 2.57% 2.01%
Number of salaries quoted 54 78 51
Average salary £35,000 £32,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.87% -6.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,250 £42,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
PHP5
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the South West region.

Programming Languages Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
3368 3191 3183
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 54.48% 55.84% 59.22%
Number of salaries quoted 2871 2775 2847
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £26,864
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

PHP5
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing PHP5 across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

PHP5 Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

PHP5
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PHP5 across the South West region.

PHP5 Salary Trend in the South West

PHP5
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PHP5 across the South West region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

PHP5 Salary Histogram in the South West

PHP5
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PHP5 within the South West region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Somerset +13 18 £34,250 +14.16% 1
Bristol -28 14 £42,500 +25.00%
Dorset -13 11 £35,000 +20.68% 1
Devon -5 3 £30,000 -24.05% 1
Wiltshire -7 1 £34,000 -15.00% 1
Gloucestershire -23 1 £47,500 +11.76%
PHP5
England

PHP5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the South West region citing PHP5 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited PHP5.

1 117 (100.00%) PHP
2 114 (97.44%) MySQL
3 86 (73.50%) JavaScript
4 82 (70.09%) CSS
5 75 (64.10%) HTML
6 70 (59.83%) Linux
7 56 (47.86%) LAMP
8 55 (47.01%) jQuery
9 51 (43.59%) Web Development
9 51 (43.59%) OO
10 47 (40.17%) Apache
11 43 (36.75%) OOP
12 38 (32.48%) Degree
13 37 (31.62%) Git (software)
14 36 (30.77%) CakePHP
15 35 (29.91%) Ajax
16 31 (26.50%) Agile Software Development
16 31 (26.50%) HTML5
17 30 (25.64%) Symfony
18 27 (23.08%) XML
18 27 (23.08%) MVC
19 26 (22.22%) JSON
20 23 (19.66%) OO PHP
20 23 (19.66%) Zend
21 21 (17.95%) Internet
21 21 (17.95%) Time Management
22 20 (17.09%) Ruby
22 20 (17.09%) Java
22 20 (17.09%) E-Commerce
23 19 (16.24%) SQL

PHP5
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the South West region citing PHP5 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited PHP5. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 47 (40.17%) Apache
2 18 (15.38%) CMS
3 17 (14.53%) Drupal
4 15 (12.82%) WordPress
5 14 (11.97%) Joomla!
6 8 (6.84%) Tomcat
7 4 (3.42%) lighttpd
8 3 (2.56%) Umbraco
8 3 (2.56%) ExpressionEngine
9 2 (1.71%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.85%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 17 (14.53%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 18 (15.38%) Magento
2 10 (8.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (13.68%) SaaS
2 8 (6.84%) Amazon EC2
2 8 (6.84%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (3.42%) Amazon S3
3 4 (3.42%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 21 (17.95%) Internet
2 4 (3.42%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 114 (97.44%) MySQL
2 11 (9.40%) PostgreSQL
2 11 (9.40%) MongoDB
3 9 (7.69%) Apache Cassandra
3 9 (7.69%) SQLite
4 4 (3.42%) Hazelcast
4 4 (3.42%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 37 (31.62%) Git (software)
2 11 (9.40%) Jenkins
3 9 (7.69%) PEAR
4 8 (6.84%) PHPUnit
4 8 (6.84%) Bugzilla
4 8 (6.84%) Trac
5 4 (3.42%) Subversion
6 1 (0.85%) WATIR
General
1 13 (11.11%) Multimedia
1 13 (11.11%) Marketing
2 12 (10.26%) Finance
3 11 (9.40%) Electronics
4 10 (8.55%) Telecoms
4 10 (8.55%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.56%) Advertising
6 1 (0.85%) Games
6 1 (0.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 113 (96.58%) Developer
2 106 (90.60%) PHP Developer
3 24 (20.51%) PHP LAMP Developer
4 22 (18.80%) Web Developer
4 22 (18.80%) Senior Developer
5 19 (16.24%) PHP Web Developer
6 18 (15.38%) Senior PHP Developer
6 18 (15.38%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 7 (5.98%) Software Developer
8 6 (5.13%) Junior
8 6 (5.13%) Junior Developer
8 6 (5.13%) Junior PHP Developer
8 6 (5.13%) LAMP Developer
9 5 (4.27%) OO PHP Developer
10 4 (3.42%) Graduate PHP Developer
10 4 (3.42%) Linux Engineer
10 4 (3.42%) Graduate
10 4 (3.42%) Lead Java Developer
10 4 (3.42%) Senior Java Developer
10 4 (3.42%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (70.09%) CSS
2 75 (64.10%) HTML
3 56 (47.86%) LAMP
4 55 (47.01%) jQuery
5 36 (30.77%) CakePHP
6 35 (29.91%) Ajax
7 31 (26.50%) HTML5
8 30 (25.64%) Symfony
9 27 (23.08%) XML
10 26 (22.22%) JSON
11 17 (14.53%) Laravel
12 14 (11.97%) AngularJS
12 14 (11.97%) RESTful
13 12 (10.26%) REST
14 8 (6.84%) XHTML
15 7 (5.98%) Web Services
16 4 (3.42%) Spring
16 4 (3.42%) ActiveMQ
16 4 (3.42%) Zend Framework
16 4 (3.42%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.55%) DTV
2 8 (6.84%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.42%) Wiki
4 3 (2.56%) Social Network
4 3 (2.56%) User Experience
5 1 (0.85%) IPTV
5 1 (0.85%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (0.85%) Open Source
5 1 (0.85%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 70 (59.83%) Linux
2 8 (6.84%) Fedora
2 8 (6.84%) CentOS
3 4 (3.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (3.42%) Windows
4 3 (2.56%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.85%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (43.59%) OO
1 51 (43.59%) Web Development
2 43 (36.75%) OOP
3 31 (26.50%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (23.08%) MVC
5 23 (19.66%) OO PHP
6 21 (17.95%) Time Management
7 20 (17.09%) E-Commerce
8 18 (15.38%) SEO
9 17 (14.53%) Web Design
9 17 (14.53%) Responsive Web Design
10 16 (13.68%) Software Engineering
10 16 (13.68%) Scrum
11 11 (9.40%) SOA
11 11 (9.40%) Mentoring
12 10 (8.55%) Business Intelligence
12 10 (8.55%) Programme Management
12 10 (8.55%) Digital Marketing
13 8 (6.84%) Web Application Development
14 6 (5.13%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 117 (100.00%) PHP
2 86 (73.50%) JavaScript
3 20 (17.09%) Java
3 20 (17.09%) Ruby
4 19 (16.24%) SQL
4 19 (16.24%) Bash Shell
5 14 (11.97%) Perl
6 13 (11.11%) Objective-C
7 5 (4.27%) Groovy
8 4 (3.42%) Python
9 2 (1.71%) PHP4
10 1 (0.85%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 38 (32.48%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.85%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (3.42%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (3.42%) Puppet
1 4 (3.42%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 23 (19.66%) Zend
2 17 (14.53%) Adobe
3 12 (10.26%) Facebook
4 10 (8.55%) Twitter
4 10 (8.55%) SAP
5 9 (7.69%) Google
6 8 (6.84%) Red Hat
7 4 (3.42%) VMware
8 1 (0.85%) IBM
8 1 (0.85%) HP
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