Period
to 2 August 2021

The median annual salary for a PHP Developer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 6 months to 2 August 2021.

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
2 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 113 84 94
Rank change year-on-year -29 +10 0
Permanent jobs requiring a PHP Developer 77 23 96
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Bristol 2.28% 1.66% 2.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.46% 1.72% 2.82%
Number of salaries quoted 74 15 93
10th Percentile £35,375 £37,750 £32,500
25th Percentile £40,313 £41,125 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% -11.11%
75th Percentile £57,500 £53,750 £46,750
90th Percentile £61,000 £58,250 £53,100
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

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 3,134 1,336 3,409
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.89% 96.39% 97.46%
Number of salaries quoted 2,142 1,135 2,843
10th Percentile £29,029 £27,500 £26,250
25th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
75th Percentile £62,500 £55,375 £55,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £67,500 £66,250
South West median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year +2.22% +1.12% +4.71%

PHP Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

Job vacancy trend for PHP Developer in Bristol

PHP Developer
Salary Trend in Bristol

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing PHP Developer in Bristol.

Salary trend for PHP Developer in Bristol

PHP Developer
Salary Histogram in Bristol

Salary distribution for jobs citing PHP Developer in Bristol over the 6 months to 2 August 2021.

Salary histogram for PHP Developer in Bristol

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

For the 6 months to 2 August 2021, 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 77 (100.00%) PHP
2 66 (85.71%) JavaScript
3 46 (59.74%) HTML
3 46 (59.74%) CSS
4 42 (54.55%) MySQL
5 41 (53.25%) Git (software)
6 38 (49.35%) Laravel
7 28 (36.36%) Problem-Solving
7 28 (36.36%) Full Stack Development
8 27 (35.06%) jQuery
8 27 (35.06%) Linux
9 25 (32.47%) LAMP
9 25 (32.47%) Docker
10 24 (31.17%) DevOps
10 24 (31.17%) AngularJS
10 24 (31.17%) NoSQL
10 24 (31.17%) React
11 23 (29.87%) Unit Testing
12 22 (28.57%) Mobile App
13 21 (27.27%) REST
13 21 (27.27%) Vue.js
13 21 (27.27%) Social Skills
14 20 (25.97%) MongoDB
15 19 (24.68%) Bash Shell
15 19 (24.68%) PCI DSS
15 19 (24.68%) MariaDB
15 19 (24.68%) Agile Software Development
15 19 (24.68%) PKI
15 19 (24.68%) SOAP
15 19 (24.68%) SSL

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 (18.18%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (9.09%) Apache Solr
3 5 (6.49%) nginx
4 4 (5.19%) WordPress
5 3 (3.90%) CMS
5 3 (3.90%) GeoServer
6 2 (2.60%) Apache
7 1 (1.30%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 19 (24.68%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.79%) AWS
2 3 (3.90%) Azure
3 2 (2.60%) Firebase
3 2 (2.60%) GCP
3 2 (2.60%) Google Analytics
3 2 (2.60%) Rackspace Cloud
4 1 (1.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (24.68%) SSL
2 1 (1.30%) Internet
2 1 (1.30%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (54.55%) MySQL
2 24 (31.17%) NoSQL
3 20 (25.97%) MongoDB
4 19 (24.68%) MariaDB
5 5 (6.49%) Couchbase
5 5 (6.49%) Redis
6 1 (1.30%) Big Data
6 1 (1.30%) InfluxDB
6 1 (1.30%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.30%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 41 (53.25%) Git (software)
2 18 (23.38%) Jenkins
3 5 (6.49%) PHPUnit
4 4 (5.19%) Selenium
4 4 (5.19%) webpack
5 1 (1.30%) Mocha
General
1 21 (27.27%) Social Skills
2 7 (9.09%) Organisational Skills
3 6 (7.79%) Finance
4 5 (6.49%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (6.49%) Retail
5 4 (5.19%) Marketing
6 1 (1.30%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (59.74%) CSS
1 46 (59.74%) HTML
2 38 (49.35%) Laravel
3 27 (35.06%) jQuery
4 25 (32.47%) LAMP
5 24 (31.17%) AngularJS
5 24 (31.17%) React
6 21 (27.27%) REST
6 21 (27.27%) Vue.js
7 19 (24.68%) SOAP
8 12 (15.58%) RESTful
9 10 (12.99%) Node.js
10 6 (7.79%) Puppeteer
10 6 (7.79%) Web Services
11 5 (6.49%) RabbitMQ
11 5 (6.49%) Symfony
12 4 (5.19%) Behat
13 3 (3.90%) PostGIS
13 3 (3.90%) Sass
13 3 (3.90%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (28.57%) Mobile App
2 19 (24.68%) PKI
3 3 (3.90%) User Experience
4 1 (1.30%) Internet of Things
4 1 (1.30%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 27 (35.06%) Linux
2 2 (2.60%) Android
2 2 (2.60%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (36.36%) Full Stack Development
1 28 (36.36%) Problem-Solving
2 24 (31.17%) DevOps
3 23 (29.87%) Unit Testing
4 19 (24.68%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (24.68%) Server Management
5 17 (22.08%) Scrum
6 13 (16.88%) Fintech
6 13 (16.88%) Time Management
7 10 (12.99%) MVC
8 7 (9.09%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
8 7 (9.09%) E-Commerce
8 7 (9.09%) Microservices
8 7 (9.09%) OOP
8 7 (9.09%) SOLID
9 6 (7.79%) OO
10 5 (6.49%) Software Engineering
10 5 (6.49%) Web Development
11 4 (5.19%) Project Management
12 3 (3.90%) Continuous Deployment
Programming Languages
1 77 (100.00%) PHP
2 66 (85.71%) JavaScript
3 19 (24.68%) Bash Shell
4 14 (18.18%) TypeScript
5 7 (9.09%) SQL
6 3 (3.90%) Python
7 2 (2.60%) C#
8 1 (1.30%) ES6
8 1 (1.30%) Java
8 1 (1.30%) PHP 7
8 1 (1.30%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.30%) Degree
1 1 (1.30%) HNC
1 1 (1.30%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (24.68%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.30%) GDPR
System Software
1 25 (32.47%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (7.79%) Kubernetes
2 2 (2.60%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (6.49%) Zend
2 4 (5.19%) Google
3 2 (2.60%) Rackspace
4 1 (1.30%) Apple
4 1 (1.30%) Microsoft