Period
to 23 October 2018

The median annual salary for a PHP Developer was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Dorset during the 6 months to 23 October 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 > Dorset
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 57 45 28
Rank change year-on-year -12 -17 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a PHP Developer 68 50 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 5.10% 5.27% 9.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.20% 5.35% 9.38%
Number of salaries quoted 68 45 101
Dorset median annual salary £35,000 £30,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% -14.29% +16.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £21,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £42,525 £42,500 £55,000
South West median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% - +7.69%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset. 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
Dorset
Permanent vacancies in Dorset with a recognized job title 1,307 935 1,055
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.98% 98.63% 99.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1,143 801 939
Dorset median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £52,500 £60,000
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%

PHP Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

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

Job vacancy trend for PHP Developer in Dorset

PHP Developer
Salary Trend in Dorset

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

Salary trend for PHP Developer in Dorset

PHP Developer
Salary Histogram in Dorset

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PHP Developer in Dorset over the 6 months to 23 October 2018.

Salary histogram for PHP Developer in Dorset

PHP Developer
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PHP Developer within the Dorset region over the 6 months to 23 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth -10 36 £37,500 +7.14% 7
Wimborne +7 14 £30,000 - 5
Ferndown -7 10 £30,000 +30.43%
Poole -22 8 £42,500 +41.67% 4
Shaftesbury - 2 £28,500 -
PHP Developer
South West

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

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 Dorset region featuring PHP Developer in the job title.

1 68 (100.00%) PHP
2 34 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 33 (48.53%) Symfony
4 30 (44.12%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (41.18%) MVC
6 27 (39.71%) HTML
7 26 (38.24%) MySQL
8 25 (36.76%) CSS
8 25 (36.76%) Unit Testing
9 23 (33.82%) Linux
9 23 (33.82%) LAMP
9 23 (33.82%) Laravel
10 21 (30.88%) Git (software)
11 20 (29.41%) Web Development
12 18 (26.47%) jQuery
13 14 (20.59%) OOP
14 13 (19.12%) WordPress
15 12 (17.65%) Sass
15 12 (17.65%) LESS
16 11 (16.18%) AngularJS
16 11 (16.18%) Ajax
16 11 (16.18%) Open Source
16 11 (16.18%) OO
16 11 (16.18%) Apache
17 10 (14.71%) OO PHP
17 10 (14.71%) Self-Motivation
18 9 (13.24%) Commercial Awareness
19 8 (11.76%) Relational Database
20 6 (8.82%) Amazon AWS
20 6 (8.82%) E-Commerce

PHP Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Dorset 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 13 (19.12%) WordPress
2 11 (16.18%) Apache
3 3 (4.41%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (2.94%) CMS
5 1 (1.47%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 3 (4.41%) Magento
1 3 (4.41%) WebTrends
2 1 (1.47%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.82%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.88%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (4.41%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.47%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.41%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (38.24%) MySQL
2 8 (11.76%) Relational Database
3 3 (4.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 3 (4.41%) MariaDB
3 3 (4.41%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 21 (30.88%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.41%) Grunt
2 3 (4.41%) gulp
2 3 (4.41%) webpack
3 1 (1.47%) JIRA
3 1 (1.47%) Subversion
General
1 3 (4.41%) Marketing
2 1 (1.47%) Law
2 1 (1.47%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (48.53%) Symfony
2 27 (39.71%) HTML
3 25 (36.76%) CSS
4 23 (33.82%) LAMP
4 23 (33.82%) Laravel
5 18 (26.47%) jQuery
6 12 (17.65%) LESS
6 12 (17.65%) Sass
7 11 (16.18%) Ajax
7 11 (16.18%) AngularJS
8 5 (7.35%) CakePHP
8 5 (7.35%) HTML5
9 4 (5.88%) JSON
10 3 (4.41%) Backbone.js
10 3 (4.41%) Ember.js
10 3 (4.41%) Express
10 3 (4.41%) React
10 3 (4.41%) RESTful
10 3 (4.41%) Web Services
11 2 (2.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.71%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (1.47%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (1.47%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.47%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 23 (33.82%) Linux
2 2 (2.94%) Windows
3 1 (1.47%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (44.12%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (41.18%) MVC
3 25 (36.76%) Unit Testing
4 20 (29.41%) Web Development
5 14 (20.59%) OOP
6 11 (16.18%) OO
6 11 (16.18%) Open Source
7 10 (14.71%) OO PHP
8 9 (13.24%) Commercial Awareness
9 6 (8.82%) E-Commerce
10 3 (4.41%) DevOps
10 3 (4.41%) Front End Development
10 3 (4.41%) TDD
11 2 (2.94%) CRM
11 2 (2.94%) Digital Marketing
11 2 (2.94%) Responsive Web Design
11 2 (2.94%) SEO
12 1 (1.47%) Migration
12 1 (1.47%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 68 (100.00%) PHP
2 34 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (2.94%) SQL
System Software
1 3 (4.41%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (4.41%) Ansible
1 3 (4.41%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (4.41%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (5.88%) Google
2 1 (1.47%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (1.47%) Zend