Period
to 15 November 2018

The median annual salary for a PHP Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 6 months to 15 November 2018.

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
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 85 94 115
Rank change year-on-year +9 +21 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a PHP Developer 139 119 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 3.71% 3.09% 2.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.82% 3.16% 2.45%
Number of salaries quoted 129 109 66
Bristol median annual salary £45,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.57% +7.69% +1.56%
10th Percentile £34,750 £26,250 £26,250
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% - +6.06%

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 3,635 3,762 3,143
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.99% 97.59% 97.04%
Number of salaries quoted 2,952 3,126 2,700
Bristol median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,625 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £68,750
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%

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 15 November 2018.

Salary histogram for PHP Developer in Bristol

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

For the 6 months to 15 November 2018, 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.

1 139 (100.00%) PHP
2 101 (72.66%) JavaScript
3 88 (63.31%) MySQL
4 83 (59.71%) HTML
5 80 (57.55%) CSS
6 67 (48.20%) Web Development
7 62 (44.60%) Agile Software Development
8 52 (37.41%) PHPUnit
9 50 (35.97%) Finance
10 48 (34.53%) OO
11 45 (32.37%) Problem-Solving
12 42 (30.22%) jQuery
13 41 (29.50%) Git (software)
13 41 (29.50%) LAMP
14 40 (28.78%) Linux
15 36 (25.90%) Internet
16 35 (25.18%) REST
16 35 (25.18%) Laravel
17 34 (24.46%) Symfony
18 33 (23.74%) MVC
19 31 (22.30%) HTML5
20 28 (20.14%) Marketing
20 28 (20.14%) Greenfield Project
21 25 (17.99%) API Integration
22 23 (16.55%) Retail
22 23 (16.55%) XML
23 22 (15.83%) OO PHP
24 21 (15.11%) XHTML
25 20 (14.39%) RESTful
25 20 (14.39%) Node.js

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 19 (13.67%) Apache
2 18 (12.95%) WordPress
3 15 (10.79%) CMS
4 14 (10.07%) eZ Publish
5 12 (8.63%) Elasticsearch
6 6 (4.32%) Drupal
7 4 (2.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (2.88%) nginx
8 2 (1.44%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.72%) ColdFusion
9 1 (0.72%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 3 (2.16%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 16 (11.51%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (10.07%) AWS Lambda
2 14 (10.07%) Serverless
3 3 (2.16%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (25.90%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (63.31%) MySQL
2 10 (7.19%) MongoDB
3 9 (6.47%) MariaDB
3 9 (6.47%) NoSQL
4 8 (5.76%) SQL Server
5 3 (2.16%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (2.16%) Redis
6 2 (1.44%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.72%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 52 (37.41%) PHPUnit
2 41 (29.50%) Git (software)
3 13 (9.35%) Jenkins
4 10 (7.19%) Bitbucket
5 8 (5.76%) JIRA
6 4 (2.88%) Eclipse
6 4 (2.88%) Grunt
6 4 (2.88%) gulp
6 4 (2.88%) PhpStorm
6 4 (2.88%) Redmine
7 2 (1.44%) Selenium
8 1 (0.72%) Subversion
General
1 50 (35.97%) Finance
2 28 (20.14%) Marketing
3 23 (16.55%) Retail
4 19 (13.67%) Telecoms
5 16 (11.51%) Electronics
5 16 (11.51%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.44%) Banking
7 1 (0.72%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (59.71%) HTML
2 80 (57.55%) CSS
3 42 (30.22%) jQuery
4 41 (29.50%) LAMP
5 35 (25.18%) Laravel
5 35 (25.18%) REST
6 34 (24.46%) Symfony
7 31 (22.30%) HTML5
8 23 (16.55%) XML
9 21 (15.11%) XHTML
10 20 (14.39%) Node.js
10 20 (14.39%) RESTful
11 19 (13.67%) AngularJS
12 18 (12.95%) Sass
12 18 (12.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 14 (10.07%) MEAN Stack
14 11 (7.91%) Web Services
14 11 (7.91%) Yii
15 8 (5.76%) Ajax
15 8 (5.76%) Doctrine
Miscellaneous
1 28 (20.14%) Greenfield Project
2 7 (5.04%) Linux Command Line
3 5 (3.60%) Computer Science
3 5 (3.60%) Fintech
4 3 (2.16%) Social Network
5 2 (1.44%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.44%) W3C
6 1 (0.72%) Blog
6 1 (0.72%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.72%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 40 (28.78%) Linux
2 15 (10.79%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (48.20%) Web Development
2 62 (44.60%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (34.53%) OO
4 45 (32.37%) Problem-Solving
5 33 (23.74%) MVC
6 25 (17.99%) API Integration
7 22 (15.83%) OO PHP
8 19 (13.67%) Time Management
8 19 (13.67%) Workflow
9 18 (12.95%) Programme Management
10 17 (12.23%) Microservices
10 17 (12.23%) Open Source
11 16 (11.51%) Business Intelligence
11 16 (11.51%) Digital Marketing
12 15 (10.79%) Project Management
13 14 (10.07%) Creative Problem-Solving
13 14 (10.07%) SDLC
14 13 (9.35%) Software Engineering
15 9 (6.47%) E-Commerce
16 8 (5.76%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 139 (100.00%) PHP
2 101 (72.66%) JavaScript
3 19 (13.67%) SQL
4 17 (12.23%) Python
5 16 (11.51%) Ruby
6 7 (5.04%) Go
6 7 (5.04%) Java
7 3 (2.16%) C
8 2 (1.44%) PHP 5
9 1 (0.72%) C#
9 1 (0.72%) C++
9 1 (0.72%) ES6
9 1 (0.72%) Java 8
9 1 (0.72%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 7 (5.04%) Degree
2 4 (2.88%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.72%) QA
System Software
1 11 (7.91%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (2.88%) Ansible
Vendors
1 16 (11.51%) SAP
2 12 (8.63%) Zend
3 4 (2.88%) Panasonic
4 2 (1.44%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.44%) Oracle
5 1 (0.72%) VMware