Period
to 15 December 2019

The median annual salary for a PHP Developer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 6 months to 15 December 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
15 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 58 73 107
Rank change year-on-year +15 +34 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a PHP Developer 123 134 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 4.06% 3.71% 2.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.18% 3.84% 2.94%
Number of salaries quoted 114 126 100
Bristol median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +28.57% +7.69%
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £50,525 £55,000 £45,000
South West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% +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 2,945 3,489 3,678
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.26% 96.62% 97.59%
Number of salaries quoted 2,505 2,837 3,072
Bristol median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -2.30%
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £70,000 £66,250
South West median annual salary £42,576 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +0.18% +6.25% -

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 December 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 15 December 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.

1 123 (100.00%) PHP
2 102 (82.93%) JavaScript
3 64 (52.03%) MySQL
4 55 (44.72%) Laravel
5 43 (34.96%) CSS
5 43 (34.96%) HTML
6 39 (31.71%) Vue.js
7 36 (29.27%) Git (software)
8 31 (25.20%) Agile Software Development
9 30 (24.39%) MVC
10 29 (23.58%) Linux
11 26 (21.14%) Symfony
12 25 (20.33%) React
13 24 (19.51%) jQuery
14 23 (18.70%) E-Commerce
15 20 (16.26%) OOP
16 19 (15.45%) SQL
17 18 (14.63%) Project Management
17 18 (14.63%) Scrum
17 18 (14.63%) Node.js
18 17 (13.82%) MongoDB
18 17 (13.82%) Magento
18 17 (13.82%) AngularJS
18 17 (13.82%) Retail
18 17 (13.82%) Unix
19 16 (13.01%) Finance
19 16 (13.01%) HTML5
20 15 (12.20%) NoSQL
20 15 (12.20%) Jenkins
20 15 (12.20%) Adobe

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 14 (11.38%) Apache Solr
1 14 (11.38%) Drupal
2 11 (8.94%) WordPress
3 7 (5.69%) CMS
4 1 (0.81%) Apache
4 1 (0.81%) eZ Publish
Business Applications
1 17 (13.82%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.13%) SaaS
2 5 (4.07%) Cloudflare
2 5 (4.07%) CloudFront
3 3 (2.44%) AWS
3 3 (2.44%) Serverless
4 1 (0.81%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (0.81%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 14 (11.38%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (52.03%) MySQL
2 17 (13.82%) MongoDB
3 15 (12.20%) NoSQL
4 7 (5.69%) SQL Server
5 4 (3.25%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.81%) Big Data
6 1 (0.81%) MariaDB
6 1 (0.81%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 36 (29.27%) Git (software)
2 15 (12.20%) Jenkins
3 5 (4.07%) git-flow
4 4 (3.25%) PHPUnit
5 2 (1.63%) JIRA
5 2 (1.63%) PhpStorm
6 1 (0.81%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.81%) Grunt
6 1 (0.81%) gulp
6 1 (0.81%) Subversion
General
1 17 (13.82%) Retail
2 16 (13.01%) Finance
3 12 (9.76%) Marketing
4 8 (6.50%) Electronics
4 8 (6.50%) Manufacturing
4 8 (6.50%) Public Sector
4 8 (6.50%) Telecoms
5 5 (4.07%) Advertising
6 4 (3.25%) Games
7 1 (0.81%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (44.72%) Laravel
2 43 (34.96%) CSS
2 43 (34.96%) HTML
3 39 (31.71%) Vue.js
4 26 (21.14%) Symfony
5 25 (20.33%) React
6 24 (19.51%) jQuery
7 18 (14.63%) Node.js
8 17 (13.82%) AngularJS
9 16 (13.01%) HTML5
10 13 (10.57%) CSS3
11 11 (8.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 9 (7.32%) Twig
13 8 (6.50%) LAMP
14 6 (4.88%) Sass
15 4 (3.25%) CodeIgniter
16 3 (2.44%) Doctrine
17 2 (1.63%) LEMP Stack
17 2 (1.63%) RESTful
17 2 (1.63%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.38%) EPoS
2 9 (7.32%) User Experience
3 3 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.44%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (2.44%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.81%) Learning Management System
4 1 (0.81%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (0.81%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 29 (23.58%) Linux
2 17 (13.82%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (25.20%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (24.39%) MVC
3 23 (18.70%) E-Commerce
4 20 (16.26%) OOP
5 18 (14.63%) Project Management
5 18 (14.63%) Scrum
6 14 (11.38%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (11.38%) Time Management
7 12 (9.76%) OO
8 9 (7.32%) Digital Marketing
8 9 (7.32%) Mentoring
9 8 (6.50%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (6.50%) Programme Management
9 8 (6.50%) Web Development
10 7 (5.69%) Problem-Solving
11 6 (4.88%) DevOps
11 6 (4.88%) Open Source
11 6 (4.88%) Software Engineering
12 5 (4.07%) High Availability
12 5 (4.07%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 123 (100.00%) PHP
2 102 (82.93%) JavaScript
3 19 (15.45%) SQL
4 6 (4.88%) PHP 7
5 5 (4.07%) ES6
5 5 (4.07%) Python
6 1 (0.81%) Go
6 1 (0.81%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (2.44%) Degree
2 1 (0.81%) MCIPD
System Software
1 14 (11.38%) Docker
2 5 (4.07%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 4 (3.25%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.81%) Ansible
2 1 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 15 (12.20%) Adobe
2 8 (6.50%) SAP
3 4 (3.25%) Zend