The median annual salary for a PHP Developer was £31,500 in advertised job vacancies in Dorset during the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

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
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 31 51
Rank change year-on-year -4 +20  
Permanent jobs requiring a PHP Developer 17 59 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 4.51% 8.36% 4.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.66% 8.45% 4.96%
Number of salaries quoted 12 58 26
Median salary £31,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.00% +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £30,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year - +2.94%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Dorset. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Dorset
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 365 698 787
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset 96.82% 98.87% 99.12%
Number of salaries quoted 330 524 681
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

PHP Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Dorset that featured PHP Developer in the job title.

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 3 months to 28 March 2017.

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 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Poole +2 10 £31,500 -3.07%
Bournemouth -5 5 £37,500 - 1
Ferndown -4 2 £23,000 -42.50%
PHP Developer
South West

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

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, PHP Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Dorset region featuring PHP Developer in the job title.

1 44 (100.00%) PHP
2 34 (77.27%) HTML
3 33 (75.00%) CSS
3 33 (75.00%) Web Development
4 32 (72.73%) MySQL
4 32 (72.73%) JavaScript
5 22 (50.00%) jQuery
5 22 (50.00%) Laravel
6 21 (47.73%) Drupal
7 19 (43.18%) CMS
8 17 (38.64%) OO
8 17 (38.64%) Symfony
8 17 (38.64%) Zend
8 17 (38.64%) OO PHP
8 17 (38.64%) CakePHP
9 15 (34.09%) WordPress
9 15 (34.09%) Magento
10 14 (31.82%) Git (software)
10 14 (31.82%) MVC
10 14 (31.82%) AngularJS
11 13 (29.55%) Open Source
12 10 (22.73%) SQL
13 9 (20.45%) E-Commerce
14 8 (18.18%) LAMP
14 8 (18.18%) GitHub
15 7 (15.91%) Front End Development
15 7 (15.91%) Social Media
15 7 (15.91%) CodeIgniter
15 7 (15.91%) Google
16 6 (13.64%) Microsoft

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 21 (47.73%) Drupal
2 19 (43.18%) CMS
3 15 (34.09%) WordPress
4 5 (11.36%) Joomla!
4 5 (11.36%) Moodle
5 3 (6.82%) Apache
6 2 (4.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 15 (34.09%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (18.18%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.82%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (72.73%) MySQL
2 5 (11.36%) Relational Database
2 5 (11.36%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (31.82%) Git (software)
2 5 (11.36%) Dreamweaver
2 5 (11.36%) Grunt
2 5 (11.36%) gulp
2 5 (11.36%) Vagrant
General
1 4 (9.09%) Finance
2 3 (6.82%) Games
3 2 (4.55%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.55%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (77.27%) HTML
2 33 (75.00%) CSS
3 22 (50.00%) jQuery
3 22 (50.00%) Laravel
4 17 (38.64%) CakePHP
4 17 (38.64%) Symfony
5 14 (31.82%) AngularJS
6 8 (18.18%) LAMP
7 7 (15.91%) CodeIgniter
8 5 (11.36%) Sass
8 5 (11.36%) Silex
8 5 (11.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 5 (11.36%) Zend Framework
9 3 (6.82%) Ajax
9 3 (6.82%) CSS3
9 3 (6.82%) HTML5
9 3 (6.82%) REST
9 3 (6.82%) SOAP
10 1 (2.27%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.91%) Social Media
2 5 (11.36%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (11.36%) User Experience
3 2 (4.55%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.27%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (75.00%) Web Development
2 17 (38.64%) OO
2 17 (38.64%) OO PHP
3 14 (31.82%) MVC
4 13 (29.55%) Open Source
5 9 (20.45%) E-Commerce
6 7 (15.91%) Front End Development
7 5 (11.36%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (11.36%) DevOps
7 5 (11.36%) Responsive Web Design
8 4 (9.09%) Mobile Development
9 3 (6.82%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (6.82%) Mobile Commerce
9 3 (6.82%) OOP
10 2 (4.55%) Business Development
10 2 (4.55%) Direct Marketing
10 2 (4.55%) Migration
10 2 (4.55%) Software Engineering
11 1 (2.27%) Business Intelligence
11 1 (2.27%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (100.00%) PHP
2 32 (72.73%) JavaScript
3 10 (22.73%) SQL
4 3 (6.82%) PHP 5
4 3 (6.82%) PHP 7
5 2 (4.55%) Python
System Software
1 5 (11.36%) Docker
Vendors
1 17 (38.64%) Zend
2 7 (15.91%) Google
3 6 (13.64%) Microsoft