Period
to 17 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Somerset 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 17 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
South West > Somerset
6 months to
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 29 34 23
Rank change year-on-year +5 -11 -8
Permanent jobs citing PHP 101 101 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 8.22% 7.92% 10.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.25% 11.88% 16.75%
Number of salaries quoted 69 105 133
Somerset median annual salary £37,000 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.85% -7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £27,250 £21,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £50,000 £52,750 £56,250
South West median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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 Somerset with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Somerset
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 762 850 776
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 62.05% 66.61% 62.38%
Number of salaries quoted 659 739 689
Somerset median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.50% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £28,650 £27,500 £25,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £51,250
South West median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year +3.66% +5.13% +4.00%

PHP
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for PHP in Somerset

PHP
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

Salary trend for PHP in Somerset

PHP
Salary Histogram in Somerset

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PHP in Somerset over the 6 months to 17 February 2018.

Salary histogram for PHP in Somerset

PHP
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PHP within the Somerset region over the 6 months to 17 February 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
Bath -17 38 £37,000 +5.71% 7
Bridgwater - 18 £50,000 - 4
Clevedon - 16 £35,000 -
Yeovil -4 4 - -
Taunton +18 1 £35,000 +34.62% 6
Cheddar - 1 £40,000 -
PHP
South West

For the 6 months to 17 February 2018, IT jobs citing PHP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Somerset region with a requirement for PHP.

1 75 (74.26%) CSS
2 68 (67.33%) MySQL
3 61 (60.40%) HTML
4 60 (59.41%) JavaScript
5 52 (51.49%) OO
6 51 (50.50%) Web Development
7 48 (47.52%) Git (software)
8 45 (44.55%) jQuery
9 44 (43.56%) Linux
10 43 (42.57%) AngularJS
11 32 (31.68%) Laravel
11 32 (31.68%) Agile Software Development
12 31 (30.69%) React
13 27 (26.73%) Open Source
13 27 (26.73%) HTML5
14 26 (25.74%) LAMP
15 25 (24.75%) PHPUnit
15 25 (24.75%) REST
16 23 (22.77%) Ajax
17 22 (21.78%) Internet
17 22 (21.78%) MVC
17 22 (21.78%) Front End Development
18 20 (19.80%) Unix
19 19 (18.81%) OOP
19 19 (18.81%) Retail
19 19 (18.81%) Subversion
19 19 (18.81%) Software Engineering
20 18 (17.82%) CSS3
20 18 (17.82%) SaaS
20 18 (17.82%) Symfony

PHP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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 14 (13.86%) Apache
2 7 (6.93%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (5.94%) CMS
4 5 (4.95%) WordPress
5 4 (3.96%) Apache Solr
6 3 (2.97%) JBoss
6 3 (2.97%) SilverStripe
7 2 (1.98%) Drupal
8 1 (0.99%) Confluence
8 1 (0.99%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (3.96%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (3.96%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.99%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 3 (2.97%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 18 (17.82%) SaaS
2 10 (9.90%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (5.94%) GitHub
4 2 (1.98%) IaaS
4 2 (1.98%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.98%) Office 365
4 2 (1.98%) PaaS
5 1 (0.99%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 22 (21.78%) Internet
2 2 (1.98%) DNS
2 2 (1.98%) Firewall
2 2 (1.98%) HTTP
3 1 (0.99%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (0.99%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (67.33%) MySQL
2 13 (12.87%) SQL Server
3 11 (10.89%) NoSQL
4 8 (7.92%) MongoDB
4 8 (7.92%) Redis
5 7 (6.93%) Relational Database
6 6 (5.94%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (2.97%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (1.98%) MariaDB
8 2 (1.98%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.98%) Riak
9 1 (0.99%) Big Data
9 1 (0.99%) Flink
9 1 (0.99%) Infinispan
Development Applications
1 48 (47.52%) Git (software)
2 25 (24.75%) PHPUnit
3 19 (18.81%) Subversion
4 14 (13.86%) Jenkins
5 12 (11.88%) Grunt
6 9 (8.91%) Bugzilla
6 9 (8.91%) gulp
6 9 (8.91%) Trac
7 6 (5.94%) PEAR
7 6 (5.94%) Vagrant
8 5 (4.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (3.96%) Codeception
9 4 (3.96%) Jasmine
9 4 (3.96%) Mocha
10 3 (2.97%) JIRA
11 2 (1.98%) JUnit
11 2 (1.98%) Maven
11 2 (1.98%) Mercurial
11 2 (1.98%) PostCSS
11 2 (1.98%) webpack
General
1 19 (18.81%) Retail
2 11 (10.89%) Law
3 9 (8.91%) Telecoms
4 6 (5.94%) Advertising
5 5 (4.95%) Marketing
6 3 (2.97%) Finance
6 3 (2.97%) Games
Job Titles
1 86 (85.15%) Developer
2 60 (59.41%) PHP Developer
3 15 (14.85%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 11 (10.89%) JavaScript Developer
4 11 (10.89%) Web Developer
5 9 (8.91%) Junior
6 7 (6.93%) Junior Developer
6 7 (6.93%) Junior PHP Developer
6 7 (6.93%) Linux Engineer
6 7 (6.93%) PHP Web Developer
6 7 (6.93%) Software Engineer
7 6 (5.94%) Linux Support
7 6 (5.94%) Linux Support Engineer
7 6 (5.94%) Senior Developer
7 6 (5.94%) Senior PHP Developer
7 6 (5.94%) Support Engineer
7 6 (5.94%) Telecoms Developer
8 4 (3.96%) Junior PHP Web Developer
8 4 (3.96%) Junior Web Developer
8 4 (3.96%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (74.26%) CSS
2 61 (60.40%) HTML
3 45 (44.55%) jQuery
4 43 (42.57%) AngularJS
5 32 (31.68%) Laravel
6 31 (30.69%) React
7 27 (26.73%) HTML5
8 26 (25.74%) LAMP
9 25 (24.75%) REST
10 23 (22.77%) Ajax
11 18 (17.82%) CSS3
11 18 (17.82%) Symfony
12 14 (13.86%) Node.js
12 14 (13.86%) Vue (Vue.js)
13 13 (12.87%) Sass
14 9 (8.91%) Behat
15 7 (6.93%) Doctrine
16 6 (5.94%) Web Services
17 5 (4.95%) Ember.js
17 5 (4.95%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.88%) User Experience
2 9 (8.91%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (7.92%) Linux Command Line
4 6 (5.94%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.96%) Algorithms
5 4 (3.96%) Mobile App
5 4 (3.96%) Social Media
6 2 (1.98%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.98%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.98%) Raspberry Pi
7 1 (0.99%) BBC
7 1 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.99%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 44 (43.56%) Linux
2 20 (19.80%) Unix
3 9 (8.91%) Windows
4 2 (1.98%) Android
4 2 (1.98%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.99%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (51.49%) OO
2 51 (50.50%) Web Development
3 32 (31.68%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (26.73%) Open Source
5 22 (21.78%) Front End Development
5 22 (21.78%) MVC
6 19 (18.81%) OOP
6 19 (18.81%) Software Engineering
7 15 (14.85%) E-Commerce
7 15 (14.85%) Project Management
8 14 (13.86%) Time Management
8 14 (13.86%) Workflow
9 13 (12.87%) Scrum
10 11 (10.89%) OO PHP
10 11 (10.89%) TDD
11 8 (7.92%) BDD
12 7 (6.93%) Continuous Improvement
13 6 (5.94%) Continuous Integration
13 6 (5.94%) CRM
13 6 (5.94%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 60 (59.41%) JavaScript
2 17 (16.83%) SQL
3 15 (14.85%) Python
3 15 (14.85%) Ruby
4 11 (10.89%) Java
5 5 (4.95%) PHP 7
6 4 (3.96%) C#
6 4 (3.96%) XPath
7 2 (1.98%) ES6
7 2 (1.98%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.98%) VB
8 1 (0.99%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.99%) C
8 1 (0.99%) C++
8 1 (0.99%) Groovy
8 1 (0.99%) Perl
8 1 (0.99%) PHP 5
8 1 (0.99%) Scala
Qualifications
1 15 (14.85%) Degree
2 6 (5.94%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.99%) CCNA
3 1 (0.99%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.99%) RHCE
3 1 (0.99%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.99%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (6.93%) Docker
2 1 (0.99%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (0.99%) Gluster
2 1 (0.99%) iptables
2 1 (0.99%) KVM
Systems Management
1 2 (1.98%) Ansible
2 1 (0.99%) Check_MK
2 1 (0.99%) Grafana
2 1 (0.99%) Graylog
2 1 (0.99%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (0.99%) Kibana
2 1 (0.99%) Nagios
2 1 (0.99%) Pingdom
2 1 (0.99%) Puppet
Vendors
1 18 (17.82%) Zend
2 9 (8.91%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.95%) Apple
4 4 (3.96%) Adobe
5 3 (2.97%) Google
6 2 (1.98%) Facebook
6 2 (1.98%) PayPal
6 2 (1.98%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.99%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.99%) Cisco
7 1 (0.99%) Infobright
7 1 (0.99%) New Relic
7 1 (0.99%) PagerDuty
7 1 (0.99%) Qualys
7 1 (0.99%) Splunk