Period
to 27 May 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 27 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
South West > Somerset
6 months to
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 34 49 22
Rank change year-on-year +15 -27 -7
Permanent jobs citing PHP 65 78 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 6.59% 5.89% 9.82%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.34% 9.13% 16.13%
Number of salaries quoted 57 81 140
Somerset median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £38,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% -1.96% +9.29%
10th Percentile £31,250 £24,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £50,000 £48,750 £65,750
South West median annual salary £37,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +5.71% - -

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 573 854 750
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 58.11% 64.45% 60.88%
Number of salaries quoted 498 706 661
Somerset median annual salary £42,029 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.07% +3.90% +10.00%
10th Percentile £29,525 £27,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £62,875 £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 27 May 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 27 May 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 +3 29 £35,000 -6.67% 12
Bridgwater - 21 £50,000 - 8
Taunton +10 2 £40,000 -38.46% 3
Clevedon -1 2 £32,500 +22.64% 1
Cheddar -1 1 £40,000 -8.57%
Portishead - 1 £48,000 -
PHP
South West

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 61 (93.85%) MySQL
2 48 (73.85%) CSS
3 32 (49.23%) HTML
4 30 (46.15%) JavaScript
4 30 (46.15%) Git (software)
5 29 (44.62%) Linux
6 27 (41.54%) jQuery
7 26 (40.00%) Laravel
8 23 (35.38%) Retail
9 21 (32.31%) OO
10 20 (30.77%) Unix
10 20 (30.77%) CSS3
10 20 (30.77%) Open Source
10 20 (30.77%) Web Development
11 19 (29.23%) LAMP
12 18 (27.69%) PHPUnit
12 18 (27.69%) REST
13 17 (26.15%) Ruby
14 16 (24.62%) Python
15 15 (23.08%) Project Management
15 15 (23.08%) Front End Development
16 14 (21.54%) Internet
16 14 (21.54%) SQL Server
16 14 (21.54%) Workflow
16 14 (21.54%) Time Management
16 14 (21.54%) HTML5
17 11 (16.92%) Problem-Solving
17 11 (16.92%) Greenfield Project
18 10 (15.38%) Relational Database
18 10 (15.38%) Apache

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 10 (15.38%) Apache
2 7 (10.77%) CMS
3 6 (9.23%) WordPress
4 1 (1.54%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (1.54%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.69%) SaaS
2 2 (3.08%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.08%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 14 (21.54%) Internet
2 1 (1.54%) DHCP
2 1 (1.54%) LAN
2 1 (1.54%) Wireless
2 1 (1.54%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (93.85%) MySQL
2 14 (21.54%) SQL Server
3 10 (15.38%) Relational Database
4 7 (10.77%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.54%) MariaDB
5 1 (1.54%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 30 (46.15%) Git (software)
2 18 (27.69%) PHPUnit
3 6 (9.23%) PostCSS
4 5 (7.69%) Bugzilla
4 5 (7.69%) Subversion
4 5 (7.69%) Trac
5 4 (6.15%) Jenkins
6 3 (4.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (4.62%) Babel
6 3 (4.62%) JIRA
6 3 (4.62%) Selenium
6 3 (4.62%) webpack
7 2 (3.08%) GitLab
7 2 (3.08%) Grunt
7 2 (3.08%) gulp
7 2 (3.08%) PEAR
7 2 (3.08%) PhantomJS
8 1 (1.54%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.54%) PhpStorm
General
1 23 (35.38%) Retail
2 2 (3.08%) Advertising
3 1 (1.54%) Finance
3 1 (1.54%) Law
3 1 (1.54%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 53 (81.54%) Developer
2 39 (60.00%) PHP Developer
3 15 (23.08%) Backend Developer
4 9 (13.85%) Full Stack Developer
5 8 (12.31%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 8 (12.31%) Linux Engineer
6 6 (9.23%) IT Engineer
7 4 (6.15%) Web Developer
8 3 (4.62%) HTML CSS Developer
8 3 (4.62%) HTML Developer
8 3 (4.62%) JavaScript Developer
8 3 (4.62%) React Developer
8 3 (4.62%) Senior Developer
8 3 (4.62%) Senior PHP Developer
9 2 (3.08%) Linux Support
9 2 (3.08%) Linux Support Engineer
9 2 (3.08%) Operations Engineer
9 2 (3.08%) Software Support Engineer
9 2 (3.08%) Windows Engineer
9 2 (3.08%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (73.85%) CSS
2 32 (49.23%) HTML
3 27 (41.54%) jQuery
4 26 (40.00%) Laravel
5 20 (30.77%) CSS3
6 19 (29.23%) LAMP
7 18 (27.69%) REST
8 14 (21.54%) HTML5
9 9 (13.85%) Ajax
9 9 (13.85%) React
9 9 (13.85%) Symfony
10 8 (12.31%) AngularJS
11 6 (9.23%) Node.js
12 5 (7.69%) Yii
13 4 (6.15%) Vue (Vue.js)
14 3 (4.62%) RESTful
14 3 (4.62%) Swagger
15 2 (3.08%) .NET
15 2 (3.08%) Doctrine
15 2 (3.08%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.92%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.69%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (4.62%) Linux Command Line
3 3 (4.62%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.54%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.54%) Fintech
4 1 (1.54%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 29 (44.62%) Linux
2 20 (30.77%) Unix
3 8 (12.31%) Windows
4 6 (9.23%) Ubuntu
5 2 (3.08%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (32.31%) OO
2 20 (30.77%) Open Source
2 20 (30.77%) Web Development
3 15 (23.08%) Front End Development
3 15 (23.08%) Project Management
4 14 (21.54%) Time Management
4 14 (21.54%) Workflow
5 11 (16.92%) Problem-Solving
6 9 (13.85%) Software Engineering
7 8 (12.31%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (10.77%) E-Commerce
8 7 (10.77%) MVC
8 7 (10.77%) OO PHP
8 7 (10.77%) OOP
9 6 (9.23%) Configuration Management
9 6 (9.23%) ITIL
9 6 (9.23%) Server Virtualisation
10 5 (7.69%) Scrum
11 3 (4.62%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (4.62%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 30 (46.15%) JavaScript
2 17 (26.15%) Ruby
3 16 (24.62%) Python
4 8 (12.31%) ES6
5 6 (9.23%) SQL
6 4 (6.15%) Java
7 3 (4.62%) Bash Shell
7 3 (4.62%) C#
8 2 (3.08%) PHP 7
9 1 (1.54%) C
9 1 (1.54%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 7 (10.77%) CCNA
1 7 (10.77%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (9.23%) CISSP
2 6 (9.23%) LPIC
2 6 (9.23%) SSCP
3 5 (7.69%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (4.62%) Docker
2 2 (3.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.54%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.54%) KVM
3 1 (1.54%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (9.23%) Cacti
1 6 (9.23%) Puppet
1 6 (9.23%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 7 (10.77%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.23%) Cisco
3 2 (3.08%) Adobe
3 2 (3.08%) Red Hat
3 2 (3.08%) VMware