The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Dorset with a requirement for PHP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
South West / Dorset
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 16 24
Rank change year-on-year -4 +8  
Permanent jobs citing PHP 37 105 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 9.87% 14.83% 11.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.04% 26.58% 16.52%
Number of salaries quoted 30 98 72
Median salary £31,500 £37,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.00% +15.38%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,900 £27,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,550 £40,000 £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +2.85%  

PHP is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Dorset with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Dorset
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 246 395 551
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset 65.60% 55.79% 70.01%
Number of salaries quoted 229 298 486
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% +2.73%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,050 £29,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +2.50%  

PHP
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Dorset citing PHP as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for PHP in Dorset

PHP
Salary Trend in Dorset

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

Salary trend for PHP in Dorset

PHP
Salary Histogram in Dorset

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PHP in Dorset over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for PHP in Dorset

PHP
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 within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 29 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
Bournemouth -5 15 £37,500 - 5
Poole -11 13 £31,500 -21.25% 3
Ferndown -4 2 £23,000 -42.50% 1
Dorchester +1 1 £24,000 -12.72%
PHP
South West

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Dorset region with a requirement for PHP.

1 61 (77.22%) HTML
2 60 (75.95%) CSS
3 58 (73.42%) JavaScript
4 54 (68.35%) MySQL
5 47 (59.49%) Web Development
6 31 (39.24%) jQuery
7 30 (37.97%) MVC
8 29 (36.71%) WordPress
8 29 (36.71%) Laravel
9 27 (34.18%) Drupal
10 23 (29.11%) CakePHP
10 23 (29.11%) Git (software)
10 23 (29.11%) OO
11 22 (27.85%) SQL Server
11 22 (27.85%) Magento
12 21 (26.58%) SQL
12 21 (26.58%) CMS
13 20 (25.32%) HTML5
14 19 (24.05%) Open Source
15 18 (22.78%) AngularJS
15 18 (22.78%) Symfony
15 18 (22.78%) OO PHP
16 17 (21.52%) Zend
16 17 (21.52%) E-Commerce
17 16 (20.25%) CSS3
18 15 (18.99%) Front End Development
19 14 (17.72%) C#
20 13 (16.46%) .NET
20 13 (16.46%) Social Media
21 12 (15.19%) ASP.NET

PHP
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 29 (36.71%) WordPress
2 27 (34.18%) Drupal
3 21 (26.58%) CMS
4 9 (11.39%) Apache
5 5 (6.33%) Joomla!
5 5 (6.33%) Moodle
6 2 (2.53%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.27%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (3.80%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (3.80%) InDesign
1 3 (3.80%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (1.27%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 22 (27.85%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.13%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.80%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (68.35%) MySQL
2 22 (27.85%) SQL Server
3 9 (11.39%) Relational Database
4 4 (5.06%) FileMaker
4 4 (5.06%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (5.06%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (5.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (5.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.53%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.53%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.53%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 23 (29.11%) Git (software)
2 6 (7.59%) Subversion
3 5 (6.33%) Dreamweaver
3 5 (6.33%) Grunt
3 5 (6.33%) gulp
3 5 (6.33%) Vagrant
General
1 9 (11.39%) Games
2 5 (6.33%) Marketing
3 4 (5.06%) Electronics
3 4 (5.06%) Finance
4 2 (2.53%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.27%) Banking
Job Titles
1 73 (92.41%) Developer
2 44 (55.70%) PHP Developer
3 21 (26.58%) Web Developer
4 20 (25.32%) PHP Web Developer
5 11 (13.92%) Software Developer
6 8 (10.13%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 7 (8.86%) Junior
7 7 (8.86%) Junior Developer
7 7 (8.86%) Junior PHP Developer
8 6 (7.59%) Full Stack Developer
9 5 (6.33%) Mid-Level PHP Developer
10 4 (5.06%) Applications Support
10 4 (5.06%) Database Developer
10 4 (5.06%) Designer
11 3 (3.80%) Digital Developer
11 3 (3.80%) HTML CSS Developer
11 3 (3.80%) HTML Developer
11 3 (3.80%) Magento Developer
12 2 (2.53%) Junior JavaScript Developer
12 2 (2.53%) PHP Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (77.22%) HTML
2 60 (75.95%) CSS
3 31 (39.24%) jQuery
4 29 (36.71%) Laravel
5 23 (29.11%) CakePHP
6 20 (25.32%) HTML5
7 18 (22.78%) AngularJS
7 18 (22.78%) Symfony
8 16 (20.25%) CSS3
9 13 (16.46%) .NET
10 12 (15.19%) ASP.NET
11 11 (13.92%) Sass
12 10 (12.66%) Ajax
13 9 (11.39%) LAMP
13 9 (11.39%) REST
13 9 (11.39%) SOAP
14 8 (10.13%) ASP.NET MVC
14 8 (10.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 7 (8.86%) CodeIgniter
15 7 (8.86%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.46%) Social Media
2 10 (12.66%) User Experience
3 5 (6.33%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.53%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.59%) Windows
2 4 (5.06%) Android
2 4 (5.06%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.53%) Windows Phone
4 1 (1.27%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (59.49%) Web Development
2 30 (37.97%) MVC
3 23 (29.11%) OO
4 19 (24.05%) Open Source
5 18 (22.78%) OO PHP
6 17 (21.52%) E-Commerce
7 15 (18.99%) Front End Development
8 11 (13.92%) OOP
9 10 (12.66%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (10.13%) Data Analysis
10 8 (10.13%) SDLC
11 6 (7.59%) Mobile Development
11 6 (7.59%) Responsive Web Design
11 6 (7.59%) SEO
12 5 (6.33%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (6.33%) DevOps
13 4 (5.06%) Scorecard
14 3 (3.80%) Mobile Commerce
14 3 (3.80%) Web Accessibility
14 3 (3.80%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 58 (73.42%) JavaScript
2 21 (26.58%) SQL
3 14 (17.72%) C#
4 11 (13.92%) Java
5 4 (5.06%) R
6 3 (3.80%) PHP 5
6 3 (3.80%) PHP 7
7 2 (2.53%) Apple Swift
7 2 (2.53%) Delphi
7 2 (2.53%) Objective-C
7 2 (2.53%) Python
8 1 (1.27%) T-SQL
System Software
1 5 (6.33%) Docker
Vendors
1 17 (21.52%) Zend
2 7 (8.86%) Google
3 6 (7.59%) Microsoft
4 4 (5.06%) Adobe
4 4 (5.06%) Oracle
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Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + Package
Posted: 11 hours ago
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Profit Share
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Package
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Poole, Dorset
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Poole, Dorset
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bournemouth
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Package
Posted: 14 days ago
Bournemouth
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Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Package
Posted: 19 days ago