Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
South West > Bristol
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 51 43
Rank change year-on-year -1 -8 -8
Permanent jobs citing PHP 213 163 226
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 5.54% 5.10% 6.01%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.03% 9.03% 9.90%
Number of salaries quoted 181 146 213
Bristol median annual salary £35,000 £36,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.11% -2.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £48,750 £68,750 £64,750
South West median annual salary £36,742 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +4.98% - +7.69%

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 2359 1806 2283
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 61.35% 56.46% 60.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1988 1585 2074
Bristol median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £67,500 £67,125
South West median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.90% +4.05%

PHP
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

Job vacancy trend for PHP in Bristol

PHP
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

Salary trend for PHP in Bristol

PHP
Salary Histogram in Bristol

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PHP in Bristol over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for PHP in Bristol

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT jobs citing PHP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for PHP.

1 157 (73.71%) JavaScript
2 141 (66.20%) HTML
3 130 (61.03%) CSS
4 103 (48.36%) MySQL
5 88 (41.31%) Web Development
6 73 (34.27%) Agile Software Development
7 59 (27.70%) Laravel
8 52 (24.41%) Git (software)
9 50 (23.47%) Java
10 44 (20.66%) jQuery
11 43 (20.19%) Linux
12 37 (17.37%) React
13 35 (16.43%) OO
13 35 (16.43%) SQL Server
14 31 (14.55%) MVC
15 29 (13.62%) AngularJS
16 28 (13.15%) LAMP
16 28 (13.15%) HTML5
17 27 (12.68%) SQL
18 26 (12.21%) .NET
18 26 (12.21%) OOP
18 26 (12.21%) E-Commerce
18 26 (12.21%) Drupal
18 26 (12.21%) Symfony
19 25 (11.74%) WordPress
20 24 (11.27%) TDD
21 23 (10.80%) OO PHP
22 22 (10.33%) Subversion
23 21 (9.86%) SOAP
23 21 (9.86%) Node.js

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 26 (12.21%) Drupal
2 25 (11.74%) WordPress
3 14 (6.57%) Apache
4 13 (6.10%) CMS
5 12 (5.63%) BizTalk Server
6 10 (4.69%) SilverStripe
7 6 (2.82%) Joomla!
8 5 (2.35%) IIS
8 5 (2.35%) PrestaShop
9 3 (1.41%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.94%) ExpressionEngine
10 2 (0.94%) nginx
10 2 (0.94%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.47%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.47%) Jetty
11 1 (0.47%) Umbraco
11 1 (0.47%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.47%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.47%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 13 (6.10%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.41%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.47%) Adobe After Effects
3 1 (0.47%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.47%) Adobe Premiere
3 1 (0.47%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 15 (7.04%) Magento
2 5 (2.35%) OpenCart
2 5 (2.35%) Shopify
2 5 (2.35%) Zen Cart
3 1 (0.47%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 19 (8.92%) SaaS
2 13 (6.10%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (2.35%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.41%) Firebase
4 3 (1.41%) PaaS
5 2 (0.94%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.94%) Bluemix
5 2 (0.94%) IBM Cloud
6 1 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.47%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.47%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (0.47%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.47%) IaaS
6 1 (0.47%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.41%) Internet
2 1 (0.47%) Firewall
2 1 (0.47%) MQTT
2 1 (0.47%) SMS
2 1 (0.47%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (48.36%) MySQL
2 35 (16.43%) SQL Server
3 13 (6.10%) MS Access
4 8 (3.76%) NoSQL
5 7 (3.29%) MongoDB
6 6 (2.82%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (2.35%) Relational Database
8 4 (1.88%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (1.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (1.41%) Sybase ASE
10 2 (0.94%) Big Data
10 2 (0.94%) MariaDB
11 1 (0.47%) Azure SQL Database
11 1 (0.47%) Couchbase
11 1 (0.47%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.47%) Redis
11 1 (0.47%) Riak
Development Applications
1 52 (24.41%) Git (software)
2 22 (10.33%) Subversion
3 5 (2.35%) WiX
4 4 (1.88%) Jenkins
4 4 (1.88%) JIRA
4 4 (1.88%) PHPUnit
4 4 (1.88%) Visual Studio
4 4 (1.88%) webpack
5 3 (1.41%) PostCSS
5 3 (1.41%) PowerBuilder
6 2 (0.94%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (0.47%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.47%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.47%) GitLab
7 1 (0.47%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.47%) NetBeans
7 1 (0.47%) PhpStorm
7 1 (0.47%) Selenium
7 1 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.47%) Vagrant
General
1 18 (8.45%) Marketing
2 17 (7.98%) Finance
3 11 (5.16%) Telecoms
4 10 (4.69%) Advertising
5 9 (4.23%) Manufacturing
6 8 (3.76%) Pharmaceutical
7 7 (3.29%) Banking
7 7 (3.29%) Electronics
7 7 (3.29%) Retail
8 1 (0.47%) Arabic Language
8 1 (0.47%) Games
8 1 (0.47%) Law
8 1 (0.47%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 191 (89.67%) Developer
2 117 (54.93%) PHP Developer
3 35 (16.43%) Web Developer
4 29 (13.62%) Full Stack Developer
5 27 (12.68%) Senior Developer
6 18 (8.45%) Senior PHP Developer
7 15 (7.04%) PHP Web Developer
8 8 (3.76%) .NET Developer
8 8 (3.76%) Analyst
8 8 (3.76%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 8 (3.76%) Java Developer
9 7 (3.29%) JavaScript Developer
9 7 (3.29%) LAMP Developer
9 7 (3.29%) PHP LAMP Developer
10 6 (2.82%) Applications Support
10 6 (2.82%) Applications Support Analyst
10 6 (2.82%) PHP Laravel Developer
10 6 (2.82%) Software Analyst
10 6 (2.82%) Support Analyst
11 5 (2.35%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 141 (66.20%) HTML
2 130 (61.03%) CSS
3 59 (27.70%) Laravel
4 44 (20.66%) jQuery
5 37 (17.37%) React
6 29 (13.62%) AngularJS
7 28 (13.15%) HTML5
7 28 (13.15%) LAMP
8 26 (12.21%) .NET
8 26 (12.21%) Symfony
9 21 (9.86%) Node.js
9 21 (9.86%) SOAP
10 20 (9.39%) RESTful
11 19 (8.92%) Web Services
12 17 (7.98%) Ajax
13 16 (7.51%) XML
14 14 (6.57%) REST
15 13 (6.10%) ASP.NET
15 13 (6.10%) Classic ASP
16 12 (5.63%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 21 (9.86%) Greenfield Project
2 16 (7.51%) User Experience
3 12 (5.63%) Computer Science
4 11 (5.16%) Mobile App
5 4 (1.88%) BBC
5 4 (1.88%) NHS
6 3 (1.41%) W3C
7 2 (0.94%) Arduino
7 2 (0.94%) Cloud Native
7 2 (0.94%) Driving Licence
7 2 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.94%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.47%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.47%) Internet of Things
8 1 (0.47%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.47%) PMI
8 1 (0.47%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.47%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.47%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 43 (20.19%) Linux
2 14 (6.57%) Android
2 14 (6.57%) Apple iOS
3 7 (3.29%) Windows
4 6 (2.82%) CentOS
5 5 (2.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.41%) Solaris
7 2 (0.94%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.94%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.47%) Debian
8 1 (0.47%) Unix
8 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (41.31%) Web Development
2 73 (34.27%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (16.43%) OO
4 31 (14.55%) MVC
5 26 (12.21%) E-Commerce
5 26 (12.21%) OOP
6 24 (11.27%) TDD
7 23 (10.80%) OO PHP
8 17 (7.98%) BDD
9 15 (7.04%) OOD
10 14 (6.57%) Scrum
11 12 (5.63%) Digital Marketing
11 12 (5.63%) Front End Development
12 11 (5.16%) Microservices
12 11 (5.16%) Software Engineering
13 10 (4.69%) Kanban
14 9 (4.23%) Migration
15 8 (3.76%) Continuous Improvement
16 7 (3.29%) API Development
16 7 (3.29%) API Integration
Programming Languages
1 157 (73.71%) JavaScript
2 50 (23.47%) Java
3 27 (12.68%) SQL
4 19 (8.92%) Python
5 13 (6.10%) VBA
6 9 (4.23%) C#
7 4 (1.88%) Bash Shell
7 4 (1.88%) Go
7 4 (1.88%) PHP 5
7 4 (1.88%) Ruby
8 3 (1.41%) C
8 3 (1.41%) C++
8 3 (1.41%) VB.NET
9 2 (0.94%) Perl
10 1 (0.47%) ES6
10 1 (0.47%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (7.04%) Degree
2 12 (5.63%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (3.29%) SC Cleared
3 7 (3.29%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.47%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.47%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.88%) SLA
2 3 (1.41%) WCAG
3 2 (0.94%) QA
System Software
1 12 (5.63%) Docker
2 1 (0.47%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.47%) LXC
2 1 (0.47%) RHEV
2 1 (0.47%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (2.35%) Puppet
2 4 (1.88%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.41%) Ansible
4 1 (0.47%) Cobbler
4 1 (0.47%) Kibana
4 1 (0.47%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.47%) logstash
4 1 (0.47%) Nagios
4 1 (0.47%) Salt
4 1 (0.47%) Terraform
4 1 (0.47%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 13 (6.10%) Microsoft
2 12 (5.63%) Zend
3 11 (5.16%) Remedy
4 7 (3.29%) SAP
5 6 (2.82%) Oracle
6 5 (2.35%) Samsung
6 5 (2.35%) WooCommerce
7 4 (1.88%) Google
8 3 (1.41%) Citrix
8 3 (1.41%) Sybase
9 2 (0.94%) Apple
9 2 (0.94%) IBM
9 2 (0.94%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.94%) VMware
10 1 (0.47%) Adobe
10 1 (0.47%) Capita
10 1 (0.47%) Intel
10 1 (0.47%) Nokia
10 1 (0.47%) Plumtree
10 1 (0.47%) SolarWinds