Period
to 22 January 2019

The median annual salary for a PHP Developer was £30,000 in advertised job vacancies in Dorset during the 6 months to 22 January 2019.

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
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 26 51 38
Rank change year-on-year +25 -13 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a PHP Developer 118 69 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 10.03% 5.04% 7.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.23% 5.18% 7.62%
Number of salaries quoted 137 64 64
Dorset median annual salary £30,000 £30,000 £33,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - -11.11% -8.16%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £21,500
90th Percentile £41,250 £42,500 £55,000
South West median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% - -

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 1,154 1,333 905
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.13% 97.30% 97.94%
Number of salaries quoted 986 1,142 810
Dorset median annual salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%

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 22 January 2019.

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 22 January 2019. 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
Wimborne +3 38 £30,000 - 3
Bournemouth +6 34 £37,500 -6.25% 6
Ferndown +2 34 £30,000 +30.43%
Poole +19 29 £37,500 +25.00% 3
Shaftesbury - 3 £28,500 - 1
Weymouth - 1 £40,000 -
PHP Developer
South West

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

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, 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.

1 118 (100.00%) PHP
2 87 (73.73%) JavaScript
3 72 (61.02%) Git (software)
4 68 (57.63%) MVC
5 57 (48.31%) Laravel
6 55 (46.61%) MySQL
7 54 (45.76%) HTML
8 53 (44.92%) CSS
9 46 (38.98%) LAMP
10 44 (37.29%) jQuery
10 44 (37.29%) Linux
11 39 (33.05%) Ajax
12 34 (28.81%) Unit Testing
12 34 (28.81%) OOP
12 34 (28.81%) Apache
12 34 (28.81%) WordPress
13 32 (27.12%) Sass
13 32 (27.12%) LESS
13 32 (27.12%) OO
14 31 (26.27%) Web Development
14 31 (26.27%) Agile Software Development
14 31 (26.27%) OO PHP
15 30 (25.42%) Open Source
15 30 (25.42%) Self-Motivation
16 29 (24.58%) Symfony
17 21 (17.80%) Network Security
18 18 (15.25%) E-Commerce
19 16 (13.56%) Amazon AWS
20 14 (11.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
21 13 (11.02%) Google Cloud Platform

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 34 (28.81%) Apache
1 34 (28.81%) WordPress
2 9 (7.63%) nginx
3 3 (2.54%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 5 (4.24%) Magento
2 3 (2.54%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 16 (13.56%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (11.02%) Google Cloud Platform
3 9 (7.63%) Google Compute Engine
4 4 (3.39%) GitHub
4 4 (3.39%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.85%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (0.85%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 21 (17.80%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (46.61%) MySQL
2 8 (6.78%) Relational Database
3 5 (4.24%) MariaDB
4 4 (3.39%) MongoDB
4 4 (3.39%) SQL Server
5 3 (2.54%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (0.85%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.85%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.85%) Redis
Development Applications
1 72 (61.02%) Git (software)
2 5 (4.24%) PhpStorm
3 3 (2.54%) Grunt
3 3 (2.54%) gulp
3 3 (2.54%) webpack
4 2 (1.69%) Eclipse
4 2 (1.69%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.69%) JIRA
General
1 10 (8.47%) Telecoms
2 7 (5.93%) Marketing
3 3 (2.54%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.85%) Billing
4 1 (0.85%) Law
4 1 (0.85%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (48.31%) Laravel
2 54 (45.76%) HTML
3 53 (44.92%) CSS
4 46 (38.98%) LAMP
5 44 (37.29%) jQuery
6 39 (33.05%) Ajax
7 32 (27.12%) LESS
7 32 (27.12%) Sass
8 29 (24.58%) Symfony
9 14 (11.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 12 (10.17%) JSON
10 12 (10.17%) React
10 12 (10.17%) Web Services
11 11 (9.32%) Node.js
12 10 (8.47%) RabbitMQ
13 9 (7.63%) HHVM
13 9 (7.63%) LEMP Stack
14 6 (5.08%) RESTful
15 5 (4.24%) AngularJS
16 4 (3.39%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 30 (25.42%) Self-Motivation
2 9 (7.63%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (2.54%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (0.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 44 (37.29%) Linux
2 9 (7.63%) Debian
2 9 (7.63%) Ubuntu
3 2 (1.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (57.63%) MVC
2 34 (28.81%) OOP
2 34 (28.81%) Unit Testing
3 32 (27.12%) OO
4 31 (26.27%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (26.27%) OO PHP
4 31 (26.27%) Web Development
5 30 (25.42%) Open Source
6 18 (15.25%) E-Commerce
7 12 (10.17%) Front End Development
8 9 (7.63%) Problem-Solving
8 9 (7.63%) Server Management
9 7 (5.93%) Digital Marketing
10 6 (5.08%) CRM
11 5 (4.24%) Commercial Awareness
12 3 (2.54%) DevOps
12 3 (2.54%) Direct Marketing
12 3 (2.54%) Software Engineering
12 3 (2.54%) TDD
13 2 (1.69%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 118 (100.00%) PHP
2 87 (73.73%) JavaScript
3 12 (10.17%) SQL
4 10 (8.47%) PHP 7
5 1 (0.85%) Apple Swift
5 1 (0.85%) C
5 1 (0.85%) C#
5 1 (0.85%) C++
5 1 (0.85%) ES6
5 1 (0.85%) Java
5 1 (0.85%) Kotlin
5 1 (0.85%) Objective-C
5 1 (0.85%) Perl
5 1 (0.85%) PHP 5
5 1 (0.85%) Python
5 1 (0.85%) Ruby
5 1 (0.85%) TypeScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.85%) QA
System Software
1 5 (4.24%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (2.54%) Ansible
1 3 (2.54%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (2.54%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (10.17%) Google