Period
to 4 June 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for PHP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited PHP over the 6 months to 4 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
South West > Bristol
6 months to
4 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 42 55 57
Rank change year-on-year +13 +2 -3
Permanent jobs citing PHP 98 164 203
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Bristol 5.35% 4.81% 5.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.64% 8.75% 8.62%
Number of salaries quoted 85 182 201
Median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - +17.65%
10th Percentile £31,750 £26,250 £29,000
90th Percentile £55,250 £53,625 £55,000
South West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% -1.32% +8.57%

PHP is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Bristol
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,017 1,875 2,354
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 55.51% 54.95% 61.82%
Number of salaries quoted 889 1,532 2,014
Median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £32,000 £29,750 £27,650
90th Percentile £62,500 £65,000 £63,750
South West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%

PHP
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings citing PHP as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for PHP in Bristol

PHP
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

Salary trend for PHP in Bristol

PHP
Salary Histogram in Bristol

Salary distribution for jobs citing PHP in Bristol over the 6 months to 4 June 2020.

Salary histogram for PHP in Bristol

For the 6 months to 4 June 2020, IT jobs citing PHP also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for PHP.

1 78 (79.59%) JavaScript
2 56 (57.14%) HTML
3 51 (52.04%) CSS
4 44 (44.90%) MySQL
5 39 (39.80%) Laravel
6 36 (36.73%) Linux
7 29 (29.59%) Git (software)
8 25 (25.51%) Agile Software Development
9 24 (24.49%) Vue.js
10 22 (22.45%) Symfony
11 21 (21.43%) OOP
11 21 (21.43%) Jenkins
12 20 (20.41%) React
13 19 (19.39%) PHP 7
13 19 (19.39%) HTML5
13 19 (19.39%) Web Development
14 17 (17.35%) jQuery
14 17 (17.35%) Python
15 16 (16.33%) Drupal
15 16 (16.33%) Node.js
16 15 (15.31%) REST
16 15 (15.31%) PHPUnit
16 15 (15.31%) Test Automation
16 15 (15.31%) Software Engineering
16 15 (15.31%) MVC
16 15 (15.31%) Finance
17 14 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
17 14 (14.29%) WordPress
18 13 (13.27%) Web Services
19 12 (12.24%) SOAP

PHP
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 16 (16.33%) Drupal
2 14 (14.29%) WordPress
3 11 (11.22%) Apache
3 11 (11.22%) CMS
4 6 (6.12%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (4.08%) nginx
6 2 (2.04%) Apache Solr
6 2 (2.04%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.02%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 3 (3.06%) Magento
2 1 (1.02%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.16%) npm
2 7 (7.14%) AWS
3 5 (5.10%) Azure
3 5 (5.10%) SaaS
4 4 (4.08%) GitHub
5 2 (2.04%) CloudFront
6 1 (1.02%) Amazon S3
6 1 (1.02%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (1.02%) Azure Machine Learning
6 1 (1.02%) Cloudflare
6 1 (1.02%) Google Analytics
6 1 (1.02%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 11 (11.22%) Internet
2 7 (7.14%) HTTP
2 7 (7.14%) TCP/IP
3 3 (3.06%) DNS
3 3 (3.06%) Firewall
3 3 (3.06%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (3.06%) SMTP
4 2 (2.04%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (44.90%) MySQL
2 6 (6.12%) MariaDB
2 6 (6.12%) MongoDB
3 4 (4.08%) Redis
4 3 (3.06%) NoSQL
4 3 (3.06%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (3.06%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.02%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (1.02%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 29 (29.59%) Git (software)
2 21 (21.43%) Jenkins
3 15 (15.31%) PHPUnit
4 12 (12.24%) JIRA
4 12 (12.24%) Subversion
5 9 (9.18%) Selenium
6 6 (6.12%) Xdebug
7 4 (4.08%) Cucumber
7 4 (4.08%) Postman
7 4 (4.08%) WiX
8 2 (2.04%) Grunt
8 2 (2.04%) gulp
8 2 (2.04%) Vagrant
8 2 (2.04%) webpack
9 1 (1.02%) Cypress.io
9 1 (1.02%) git-flow
9 1 (1.02%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 15 (15.31%) Finance
2 10 (10.20%) Marketing
3 9 (9.18%) Retail
4 5 (5.10%) Electronics
5 4 (4.08%) Publishing
6 3 (3.06%) Advertising
7 1 (1.02%) Aerospace
7 1 (1.02%) Automotive
7 1 (1.02%) Avionics
7 1 (1.02%) Games
Job Titles
1 78 (79.59%) Developer
2 39 (39.80%) PHP Developer
3 20 (20.41%) Full Stack Developer
4 16 (16.33%) Senior Developer
5 12 (12.24%) Senior PHP Developer
5 12 (12.24%) Web Developer
6 11 (11.22%) JavaScript Developer
7 8 (8.16%) PHP Web Developer
7 8 (8.16%) Python Developer
7 8 (8.16%) Senior Web Developer
7 8 (8.16%) Software Developer
8 7 (7.14%) Software Engineer
9 6 (6.12%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 6 (6.12%) Junior
9 6 (6.12%) Junior Developer
9 6 (6.12%) Senior PHP Web Developer
10 5 (5.10%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 5 (5.10%) PHP Laravel Developer
11 4 (4.08%) Python Engineer
11 4 (4.08%) Python Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (57.14%) HTML
2 51 (52.04%) CSS
3 39 (39.80%) Laravel
4 24 (24.49%) Vue.js
5 22 (22.45%) Symfony
6 20 (20.41%) React
7 19 (19.39%) HTML5
8 17 (17.35%) jQuery
9 16 (16.33%) Node.js
10 15 (15.31%) REST
11 13 (13.27%) Web Services
12 12 (12.24%) AngularJS
12 12 (12.24%) SOAP
13 11 (11.22%) LAMP
13 11 (11.22%) Sass
14 8 (8.16%) CSS3
14 8 (8.16%) XHTML
14 8 (8.16%) XML
14 8 (8.16%) XML-RPC
15 7 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.18%) Linux Command Line
2 6 (6.12%) W3C
3 5 (5.10%) User Experience
4 4 (4.08%) Digital Media
4 4 (4.08%) Digital TV
4 4 (4.08%) IPTV
4 4 (4.08%) Learning Management System
4 4 (4.08%) Media Streaming
4 4 (4.08%) MPEG
4 4 (4.08%) STB
5 3 (3.06%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.06%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.04%) EPoS
6 2 (2.04%) Marketing Technology
6 2 (2.04%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.02%) BBC
7 1 (1.02%) Online Games
7 1 (1.02%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.02%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.02%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 36 (36.73%) Linux
2 10 (10.20%) Android
2 10 (10.20%) Windows
3 9 (9.18%) Apple iOS
4 3 (3.06%) Unix
5 1 (1.02%) Debian
5 1 (1.02%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (25.51%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (21.43%) OOP
3 19 (19.39%) Web Development
4 15 (15.31%) MVC
4 15 (15.31%) Software Engineering
4 15 (15.31%) Test Automation
5 14 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (12.24%) Scrum
7 11 (11.22%) Mentoring
8 10 (10.20%) Front End Development
8 10 (10.20%) Unit Testing
9 9 (9.18%) Android Development
9 9 (9.18%) Microservices
9 9 (9.18%) OO
10 8 (8.16%) iOS Development
11 7 (7.14%) DevOps
11 7 (7.14%) E-Commerce
11 7 (7.14%) TDD
12 6 (6.12%) API Development
12 6 (6.12%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 78 (79.59%) JavaScript
2 19 (19.39%) PHP 7
3 17 (17.35%) Python
4 11 (11.22%) SQL
5 9 (9.18%) Bash Shell
6 8 (8.16%) C
6 8 (8.16%) C#
6 8 (8.16%) C++
6 8 (8.16%) ES6
6 8 (8.16%) Java
7 3 (3.06%) Perl
7 3 (3.06%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.02%) PHP 5
8 1 (1.02%) Tcl
8 1 (1.02%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (6.12%) Degree
2 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.02%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.02%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.12%) QA
System Software
1 11 (11.22%) Docker
2 1 (1.02%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 4 (4.08%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 3 (3.06%) Zend
2 1 (1.02%) Google
2 1 (1.02%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.02%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (1.02%) WooCommerce