Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
South West > Somerset
6 months to
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 25 45 34
Rank change year-on-year +20 -11 -11
Permanent jobs citing PHP 73 74 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 8.35% 5.64% 6.93%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.07% 9.09% 11.32%
Number of salaries quoted 67 71 102
Somerset median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £29,000 £25,250 £25,575
90th Percentile £50,600 £55,000 £72,500
South West median annual salary £39,250 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +12.14% - -

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 519 814 795
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 59.38% 62.04% 61.20%
Number of salaries quoted 439 669 718
Somerset median annual salary £42,029 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.07% - +9.59%
10th Percentile £27,062 £26,250 £29,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £55,000 £56,250
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

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 16 August 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 16 August 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 +21 27 £35,000 -6.67% 10
Bridgwater +1 27 £50,000 - 3
Clevedon +5 3 £50,000 +88.68%
Taunton +6 2 £39,250 +30.83% 8
Street -4 2 £41,250 -13.16% 1
Portishead - 2 £48,000 -
Yeovil -11 1 £115,000 +283.33%
Glastonbury - 1 £35,000 - 1
PHP
South West

For the 6 months to 16 August 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 59 (80.82%) MySQL
2 44 (60.27%) CSS
3 39 (53.42%) Linux
4 32 (43.84%) JavaScript
5 31 (42.47%) HTML
6 28 (38.36%) Git (software)
7 27 (36.99%) jQuery
7 27 (36.99%) Retail
8 25 (34.25%) Open Source
9 24 (32.88%) Unix
10 21 (28.77%) Microsoft
10 21 (28.77%) Laravel
11 20 (27.40%) Python
12 18 (24.66%) Web Development
13 17 (23.29%) LAMP
14 16 (21.92%) CCNA
14 16 (21.92%) Cisco Certification
14 16 (21.92%) Ruby
15 15 (20.55%) PHPUnit
16 13 (17.81%) Puppet
16 13 (17.81%) REST
16 13 (17.81%) Time Management
16 13 (17.81%) Cisco
16 13 (17.81%) Internet
16 13 (17.81%) Project Management
16 13 (17.81%) Workflow
16 13 (17.81%) Apache
17 12 (16.44%) Windows
17 12 (16.44%) Ubuntu
17 12 (16.44%) Problem-Solving

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 13 (17.81%) Apache
2 7 (9.59%) CMS
2 7 (9.59%) WordPress
3 2 (2.74%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.37%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 3 (4.11%) OpenCart
2 2 (2.74%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.85%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.48%) Dynamics 365
3 3 (4.11%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.74%) GitHub
4 2 (2.74%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (17.81%) Internet
2 5 (6.85%) DHCP
3 3 (4.11%) LAN
3 3 (4.11%) Wireless
3 3 (4.11%) WLAN
4 2 (2.74%) SSH
4 2 (2.74%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.37%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (80.82%) MySQL
2 11 (15.07%) SQL Server
3 5 (6.85%) NoSQL
3 5 (6.85%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.74%) MariaDB
4 2 (2.74%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 28 (38.36%) Git (software)
2 15 (20.55%) PHPUnit
3 8 (10.96%) JIRA
4 4 (5.48%) PostCSS
5 3 (4.11%) Babel
5 3 (4.11%) webpack
6 2 (2.74%) Eclipse
6 2 (2.74%) GitLab
6 2 (2.74%) Grunt
6 2 (2.74%) gulp
6 2 (2.74%) Jenkins
6 2 (2.74%) PhantomJS
6 2 (2.74%) PhpStorm
6 2 (2.74%) Selenium
General
1 27 (36.99%) Retail
2 4 (5.48%) Georgian Language
2 4 (5.48%) Law
3 2 (2.74%) Finance
3 2 (2.74%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.74%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.37%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 53 (72.60%) Developer
2 37 (50.68%) PHP Developer
3 14 (19.18%) Backend Developer
4 11 (15.07%) IT Engineer
5 10 (13.70%) Linux Engineer
6 7 (9.59%) Full Stack Developer
6 7 (9.59%) Web Developer
7 6 (8.22%) Senior Developer
7 6 (8.22%) Senior PHP Developer
8 5 (6.85%) DevOps Engineer
8 5 (6.85%) Systems Developer
9 3 (4.11%) Linux Systems Engineer
9 3 (4.11%) Network Engineer
9 3 (4.11%) Network Systems Engineer
9 3 (4.11%) Systems Engineer
10 2 (2.74%) Administrator
10 2 (2.74%) Linux Administrator
10 2 (2.74%) Operations Engineer
10 2 (2.74%) Senior Linux Administrator
11 1 (1.37%) PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (60.27%) CSS
2 31 (42.47%) HTML
3 27 (36.99%) jQuery
4 21 (28.77%) Laravel
5 17 (23.29%) LAMP
6 13 (17.81%) REST
7 12 (16.44%) CSS3
8 8 (10.96%) RESTful
8 8 (10.96%) Symfony
9 7 (9.59%) HTML5
10 5 (6.85%) JSON
11 4 (5.48%) AngularJS
11 4 (5.48%) Vue.js
11 4 (5.48%) XML
12 3 (4.11%) .NET
12 3 (4.11%) React
12 3 (4.11%) Sass
13 2 (2.74%) RabbitMQ
13 2 (2.74%) SOAP
13 2 (2.74%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.33%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (6.85%) Linux Command Line
2 5 (6.85%) NHS
3 4 (5.48%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (4.11%) Fintech
5 2 (2.74%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.74%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.74%) Digital Media
5 2 (2.74%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.37%) Blog
6 1 (1.37%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 39 (53.42%) Linux
2 24 (32.88%) Unix
3 12 (16.44%) Ubuntu
3 12 (16.44%) Windows
4 2 (2.74%) CentOS
5 1 (1.37%) Debian
5 1 (1.37%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (34.25%) Open Source
2 18 (24.66%) Web Development
3 13 (17.81%) Project Management
3 13 (17.81%) Time Management
3 13 (17.81%) Workflow
4 12 (16.44%) Problem-Solving
5 11 (15.07%) Configuration Management
5 11 (15.07%) ITIL
5 11 (15.07%) Server Virtualisation
6 9 (12.33%) E-Commerce
7 8 (10.96%) OO
7 8 (10.96%) OO PHP
8 7 (9.59%) DevOps
9 6 (8.22%) MVC
10 5 (6.85%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (6.85%) Front End Development
11 4 (5.48%) ERP
12 3 (4.11%) TDD
13 2 (2.74%) Load Balancing
13 2 (2.74%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 32 (43.84%) JavaScript
2 20 (27.40%) Python
3 16 (21.92%) Ruby
4 7 (9.59%) ES6
5 5 (6.85%) SQL
6 3 (4.11%) Bash Shell
6 3 (4.11%) Java
6 3 (4.11%) Perl
6 3 (4.11%) PHP 7
7 2 (2.74%) C#
7 2 (2.74%) Go
8 1 (1.37%) C
8 1 (1.37%) Java 8
8 1 (1.37%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.37%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 16 (21.92%) CCNA
1 16 (21.92%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (15.07%) CISSP
2 11 (15.07%) LPIC
2 11 (15.07%) SSCP
3 2 (2.74%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (2.74%) Degree
System Software
1 8 (10.96%) Docker
2 6 (8.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (6.85%) Hyper-V
3 5 (6.85%) KVM
3 5 (6.85%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (2.74%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 13 (17.81%) Puppet
2 11 (15.07%) Cacti
2 11 (15.07%) ZABBIX
3 2 (2.74%) Ansible
Vendors
1 21 (28.77%) Microsoft
2 13 (17.81%) Cisco
3 6 (8.22%) VMware
4 3 (4.11%) Capita
5 2 (2.74%) Adobe
5 2 (2.74%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.74%) Zend
6 1 (1.37%) Oracle