Period
to 21 January 2019

The median annual salary for a PHP Developer was £44,000 in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 6 months to 21 January 2019.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP Developer
South West > Bristol
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 72 100 124
Rank change year-on-year +28 +24 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a PHP Developer 132 109 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 3.74% 3.04% 1.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.88% 3.13% 1.80%
Number of salaries quoted 124 96 43
Bristol median annual salary £44,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.71% +7.69% -2.99%
10th Percentile £33,750 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £45,000 £45,000
South West median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Bristol
Permanent vacancies in Bristol with a recognized job title 3,403 3,485 3,105
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.48% 97.10% 96.85%
Number of salaries quoted 2,758 2,888 2,580
Bristol median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £27,000
90th Percentile £70,250 £65,000 £70,000
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%

PHP Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings that featured PHP Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for PHP Developer in Bristol

PHP Developer
Salary Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PHP Developer in Bristol.

Salary trend for PHP Developer in Bristol

PHP Developer
Salary Histogram in Bristol

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PHP Developer in Bristol over the 6 months to 21 January 2019.

Salary histogram for PHP Developer in Bristol

PHP Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, PHP Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Bristol region featuring PHP Developer in the job title.

1 132 (100.00%) PHP
2 102 (77.27%) JavaScript
3 83 (62.88%) MySQL
4 72 (54.55%) CSS
5 68 (51.52%) HTML
6 59 (44.70%) Web Development
7 51 (38.64%) Agile Software Development
8 46 (34.85%) Finance
8 46 (34.85%) LAMP
9 43 (32.58%) Git (software)
10 42 (31.82%) Linux
11 41 (31.06%) Problem-Solving
12 39 (29.55%) OO
13 36 (27.27%) jQuery
13 36 (27.27%) PHPUnit
14 30 (22.73%) REST
15 29 (21.97%) Amazon AWS
15 29 (21.97%) Internet
16 26 (19.70%) MVC
17 25 (18.94%) API Integration
17 25 (18.94%) Greenfield Project
18 24 (18.18%) Node.js
19 23 (17.42%) Symfony
19 23 (17.42%) Laravel
20 22 (16.67%) OO PHP
20 22 (16.67%) Marketing
20 22 (16.67%) WordPress
20 22 (16.67%) SQL
20 22 (16.67%) XML
21 21 (15.91%) XHTML

PHP Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 22 (16.67%) WordPress
2 20 (15.15%) CMS
3 19 (14.39%) Apache
4 17 (12.88%) eZ Publish
5 11 (8.33%) nginx
6 7 (5.30%) Elasticsearch
7 6 (4.55%) ColdFusion
7 6 (4.55%) Drupal
8 4 (3.03%) Apache Solr
8 4 (3.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.76%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 4 (3.03%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (1.52%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 29 (21.97%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (12.88%) AWS Lambda
2 17 (12.88%) Serverless
3 3 (2.27%) SaaS
4 1 (0.76%) Amazon SageMaker
4 1 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.76%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (21.97%) Internet
2 3 (2.27%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (62.88%) MySQL
2 10 (7.58%) SQL Server
3 8 (6.06%) MariaDB
4 6 (4.55%) MongoDB
5 5 (3.79%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.52%) Redis
6 2 (1.52%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 43 (32.58%) Git (software)
2 36 (27.27%) PHPUnit
3 9 (6.82%) Jenkins
4 8 (6.06%) JIRA
5 4 (3.03%) Bitbucket
5 4 (3.03%) Eclipse
5 4 (3.03%) Grunt
5 4 (3.03%) gulp
5 4 (3.03%) PhpStorm
5 4 (3.03%) Redmine
6 1 (0.76%) Selenium
General
1 46 (34.85%) Finance
2 22 (16.67%) Marketing
3 16 (12.12%) Telecoms
4 14 (10.61%) Electronics
4 14 (10.61%) Manufacturing
4 14 (10.61%) Retail
5 2 (1.52%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (54.55%) CSS
2 68 (51.52%) HTML
3 46 (34.85%) LAMP
4 36 (27.27%) jQuery
5 30 (22.73%) REST
6 24 (18.18%) Node.js
7 23 (17.42%) Laravel
7 23 (17.42%) Symfony
8 22 (16.67%) XML
9 21 (15.91%) XHTML
10 17 (12.88%) MEAN Stack
11 15 (11.36%) HTML5
12 13 (9.85%) RESTful
12 13 (9.85%) Web Services
13 11 (8.33%) Django
13 11 (8.33%) LEMP Stack
13 11 (8.33%) Sass
14 8 (6.06%) AngularJS
14 8 (6.06%) Doctrine
14 8 (6.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 25 (18.94%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (2.27%) EPoS
3 2 (1.52%) Fintech
3 2 (1.52%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (1.52%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.76%) Blog
4 1 (0.76%) User Experience
4 1 (0.76%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 42 (31.82%) Linux
2 11 (8.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (44.70%) Web Development
2 51 (38.64%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (31.06%) Problem-Solving
4 39 (29.55%) OO
5 26 (19.70%) MVC
6 25 (18.94%) API Integration
7 22 (16.67%) OO PHP
8 19 (14.39%) Microservices
9 17 (12.88%) Creative Problem-Solving
10 16 (12.12%) Programme Management
11 15 (11.36%) OOP
11 15 (11.36%) Time Management
12 14 (10.61%) Business Intelligence
12 14 (10.61%) Digital Marketing
13 11 (8.33%) Project Management
13 11 (8.33%) SDLC
13 11 (8.33%) Unit Testing
14 9 (6.82%) Open Source
14 9 (6.82%) Software Engineering
15 8 (6.06%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 132 (100.00%) PHP
2 102 (77.27%) JavaScript
3 22 (16.67%) SQL
4 19 (14.39%) Python
5 9 (6.82%) Ruby
6 7 (5.30%) Go
6 7 (5.30%) Java
6 7 (5.30%) PHP 5
7 3 (2.27%) PHP 7
8 1 (0.76%) C
8 1 (0.76%) C#
8 1 (0.76%) ES6
8 1 (0.76%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 6 (4.55%) Degree
2 4 (3.03%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.76%) QA
System Software
1 11 (8.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (3.03%) Ansible
Vendors
1 14 (10.61%) SAP
2 11 (8.33%) VMware
3 5 (3.79%) Zend
4 4 (3.03%) Panasonic
5 1 (0.76%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.76%) Oracle
5 1 (0.76%) WooCommerce