The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior PHP Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Senior PHP Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 15 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior PHP Developer
Rank 206 185 203
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior PHP Developer 28 31 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.46% 0.61% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.65% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 26 31 18
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £32,500 £32,450
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £42,800
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +9.58%
Senior PHP Developer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the South West region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5847 4795 5559
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.12% 94.97% 96.16%
Number of salaries quoted 4875 4145 4927
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +2.59%

Senior PHP Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior PHP Developer in the job title across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior PHP Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Senior PHP Developer
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Senior PHP Developer Salary Trend in the South West

Senior PHP Developer
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior PHP Developer across the South West region over the 3 months to 15 September 2014.

Senior PHP Developer Salary Histogram in the South West

Senior PHP Developer
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 Senior PHP Developer within the South West region over the 3 months to 15 September 2014. 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
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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
Dorset -14 10 £35,000 -6.66%
Cornwall - 8 £35,000 -
Bristol -12 4 £45,000 +24.13% 1
Wiltshire - 4 £30,500 -
Somerset - 2 £35,500 -
Senior PHP Developer
England

Senior PHP Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT jobs across the South West region that cited Senior PHP Developer in their job title 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 with Senior PHP Developer in their job title.

1 62 (100.00%) PHP
2 53 (85.48%) MySQL
3 41 (66.13%) HTML
3 41 (66.13%) CSS
4 37 (59.68%) JavaScript
5 31 (50.00%) OOP
5 31 (50.00%) Git (software)
6 28 (45.16%) Linux
7 25 (40.32%) PHP5
8 21 (33.87%) Agile Software Development
8 21 (33.87%) MVC
8 21 (33.87%) LAMP
9 18 (29.03%) RESTful
9 18 (29.03%) HTML5
10 17 (27.42%) Drupal
11 15 (24.19%) Subversion
11 15 (24.19%) OO
12 12 (19.35%) SOAP
12 12 (19.35%) SQL
13 11 (17.74%) Sun
13 11 (17.74%) JSON
13 11 (17.74%) Scrum
14 10 (16.13%) Ajax
14 10 (16.13%) XML
14 10 (16.13%) CodeIgniter
15 9 (14.52%) Zend
15 9 (14.52%) jQuery
15 9 (14.52%) WordPress
15 9 (14.52%) CSS3
15 9 (14.52%) Laravel

Senior PHP Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT jobs across the South West region that cited Senior PHP Developer in their job title 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 with Senior PHP Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 17 (27.42%) Drupal
2 9 (14.52%) WordPress
3 7 (11.29%) Apache
4 3 (4.84%) nginx
5 2 (3.23%) IIS
Business Applications
1 5 (8.06%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.45%) Internet
2 1 (1.61%) SMTP
2 1 (1.61%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (85.48%) MySQL
2 8 (12.90%) MongoDB
3 2 (3.23%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.61%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.61%) Redis
4 1 (1.61%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 31 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 15 (24.19%) Subversion
3 5 (8.06%) PHPUnit
4 2 (3.23%) Trac
4 2 (3.23%) PEAR
4 2 (3.23%) Bugzilla
5 1 (1.61%) JMeter
5 1 (1.61%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.61%) Xdebug
General
1 7 (11.29%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.84%) Marketing
3 1 (1.61%) Finance
3 1 (1.61%) Games
3 1 (1.61%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (66.13%) HTML
1 41 (66.13%) CSS
2 21 (33.87%) LAMP
3 18 (29.03%) RESTful
3 18 (29.03%) HTML5
4 12 (19.35%) SOAP
5 11 (17.74%) JSON
6 10 (16.13%) CodeIgniter
6 10 (16.13%) XML
6 10 (16.13%) Ajax
7 9 (14.52%) jQuery
7 9 (14.52%) CSS3
7 9 (14.52%) Laravel
8 8 (12.90%) REST
9 6 (9.68%) Symfony
10 4 (6.45%) Zend Framework
10 4 (6.45%) Web Services
11 3 (4.84%) .NET
12 2 (3.23%) CakePHP
13 1 (1.61%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.29%) Mobile App
2 6 (9.68%) Digital Media
3 4 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.84%) Open Source
5 1 (1.61%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 28 (45.16%) Linux
2 3 (4.84%) Android
3 2 (3.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (50.00%) OOP
2 21 (33.87%) MVC
2 21 (33.87%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (24.19%) OO
4 11 (17.74%) Scrum
5 8 (12.90%) TDD
5 8 (12.90%) OO PHP
6 6 (9.68%) Software Engineering
6 6 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (8.06%) Unit Testing
8 4 (6.45%) ERP
8 4 (6.45%) B2B
9 3 (4.84%) Migration
9 3 (4.84%) E-Commerce
9 3 (4.84%) Web Development
9 3 (4.84%) Release Management
9 3 (4.84%) Content Management
10 2 (3.23%) Web Application Development
10 2 (3.23%) OOD
10 2 (3.23%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 62 (100.00%) PHP
2 37 (59.68%) JavaScript
3 25 (40.32%) PHP5
4 12 (19.35%) SQL
5 4 (6.45%) PHP4
6 3 (4.84%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.61%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (9.68%) Degree
Systems Management
1 3 (4.84%) Plesk
2 1 (1.61%) Nagios
Vendors
1 11 (17.74%) Sun
2 9 (14.52%) Zend
3 4 (6.45%) Sage