Period
to 18 January 2019

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 18 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
South West > Somerset
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 38 29 34
Rank change year-on-year -9 +5 -11
Permanent jobs citing PHP 79 109 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 7.86% 8.79% 7.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.42% 13.71% 11.54%
Number of salaries quoted 75 74 93
Somerset median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +15.38% -7.14%
10th Percentile £24,750 £26,250 £21,750
90th Percentile £52,500 £50,000 £57,500
South West median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% - -

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 636 795 806
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 63.28% 64.11% 64.48%
Number of salaries quoted 479 691 713
Somerset median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,750 £28,750 £26,350
90th Percentile £68,750 £60,000 £57,500
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +5.19%

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 18 January 2019.

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 18 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
Bath +28 49 £37,500 -3.23% 21
Bridgwater -1 20 £40,000 -20.00% 1
Yeovil -15 3 £35,000 -22.22% 1
Taunton -5 2 £33,500 -4.29% 3
Glastonbury - 1 £35,000 -
Street - 1 £45,000 -
PHP
South West

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, 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 42 (53.16%) JavaScript
2 40 (50.63%) CSS
3 37 (46.84%) MySQL
4 34 (43.04%) Git (software)
5 32 (40.51%) Linux
6 26 (32.91%) HTML
6 26 (32.91%) Java
7 24 (30.38%) Laravel
8 22 (27.85%) SQL
9 21 (26.58%) Ruby
9 21 (26.58%) jQuery
10 20 (25.32%) Retail
10 20 (25.32%) Unix
10 20 (25.32%) Python
11 17 (21.52%) Open Source
12 16 (20.25%) REST
12 16 (20.25%) LAMP
13 15 (18.99%) Web Development
14 14 (17.72%) Project Management
14 14 (17.72%) PHPUnit
15 12 (15.19%) Amazon AWS
15 12 (15.19%) Internet
15 12 (15.19%) Microsoft
15 12 (15.19%) Time Management
16 11 (13.92%) Workflow
16 11 (13.92%) OO
16 11 (13.92%) Node.js
16 11 (13.92%) Sass
16 11 (13.92%) Problem-Solving
17 10 (12.66%) Jenkins

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 9 (11.39%) CMS
2 7 (8.86%) Apache
3 5 (6.33%) WordPress
4 4 (5.06%) Apache Solr
5 2 (2.53%) Drupal
5 2 (2.53%) JBoss
6 1 (1.27%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 8 (10.13%) Payment Gateway
2 3 (3.80%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 12 (15.19%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (6.33%) Dynamics 365
3 4 (5.06%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (5.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (5.06%) npm
3 4 (5.06%) PaaS
4 3 (3.80%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (15.19%) Internet
2 3 (3.80%) Extranet
2 3 (3.80%) HTTP
2 3 (3.80%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (46.84%) MySQL
2 10 (12.66%) SQL Server
3 7 (8.86%) phpMyAdmin
4 5 (6.33%) MongoDB
5 4 (5.06%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (5.06%) Relational Database
6 3 (3.80%) NoSQL
6 3 (3.80%) SQLite
7 2 (2.53%) MariaDB
8 1 (1.27%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 34 (43.04%) Git (software)
2 14 (17.72%) PHPUnit
3 10 (12.66%) Jenkins
4 8 (10.13%) Selenium
5 6 (7.59%) Grunt
5 6 (7.59%) gulp
6 5 (6.33%) JIRA
7 4 (5.06%) Babel
7 4 (5.06%) Bitbucket
7 4 (5.06%) CircleCI
7 4 (5.06%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 4 (5.06%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (5.06%) Visual Studio
7 4 (5.06%) webpack
8 3 (3.80%) Eclipse
8 3 (3.80%) Oracle APEX
9 2 (2.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (2.53%) EasyMock
9 2 (2.53%) IntelliJ
9 2 (2.53%) Maven
General
1 20 (25.32%) Retail
2 6 (7.59%) Marketing
3 5 (6.33%) Georgian Language
4 4 (5.06%) Legal
5 3 (3.80%) Aerospace
5 3 (3.80%) Games
6 2 (2.53%) Advertising
6 2 (2.53%) Law
7 1 (1.27%) Finance
7 1 (1.27%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 56 (70.89%) Developer
2 25 (31.65%) PHP Developer
3 17 (21.52%) Backend Developer
4 11 (13.92%) Web Developer
5 7 (8.86%) Automation Tester
5 7 (8.86%) Systems Engineer
5 7 (8.86%) Tester
6 6 (7.59%) Software Engineer
7 5 (6.33%) Linux Engineer
7 5 (6.33%) Linux Systems Engineer
7 5 (6.33%) Systems Developer
8 4 (5.06%) .NET Developer
8 4 (5.06%) Software Developer
9 3 (3.80%) Java Developer
9 3 (3.80%) Magento Developer
9 3 (3.80%) PHP Web Developer
10 2 (2.53%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 2 (2.53%) IT Engineer
10 2 (2.53%) Network Engineer
10 2 (2.53%) Network Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (50.63%) CSS
2 26 (32.91%) HTML
3 24 (30.38%) Laravel
4 21 (26.58%) jQuery
5 16 (20.25%) LAMP
5 16 (20.25%) REST
6 11 (13.92%) Node.js
6 11 (13.92%) Sass
7 10 (12.66%) React
8 8 (10.13%) Vue.js
8 8 (10.13%) XML
9 7 (8.86%) .NET
9 7 (8.86%) AngularJS
9 7 (8.86%) Symfony
10 6 (7.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 6 (7.59%) Web Services
11 5 (6.33%) RESTful
11 5 (6.33%) SOAP
12 4 (5.06%) ASP.NET MVC
12 4 (5.06%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.33%) NHS
1 5 (6.33%) Self-Motivation
2 4 (5.06%) EPoS
3 3 (3.80%) User Experience
4 1 (1.27%) Blog
4 1 (1.27%) Fintech
4 1 (1.27%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 32 (40.51%) Linux
2 20 (25.32%) Unix
3 10 (12.66%) Windows
4 7 (8.86%) Ubuntu
5 3 (3.80%) Android
5 3 (3.80%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (21.52%) Open Source
2 15 (18.99%) Web Development
3 14 (17.72%) Project Management
4 12 (15.19%) Time Management
5 11 (13.92%) OO
5 11 (13.92%) Problem-Solving
5 11 (13.92%) Workflow
6 10 (12.66%) E-Commerce
6 10 (12.66%) MVC
7 9 (11.39%) Test Automation
8 7 (8.86%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (8.86%) Computer Science
8 7 (8.86%) Configuration Management
8 7 (8.86%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (8.86%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 7 (8.86%) ITIL
8 7 (8.86%) Responsive Web Design
8 7 (8.86%) Server Virtualisation
8 7 (8.86%) Software Engineering
9 6 (7.59%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 42 (53.16%) JavaScript
2 26 (32.91%) Java
3 22 (27.85%) SQL
4 21 (26.58%) Ruby
5 20 (25.32%) Python
6 8 (10.13%) C#
7 5 (6.33%) C
8 4 (5.06%) Go
9 3 (3.80%) C++
9 3 (3.80%) ES6
9 3 (3.80%) Java 8
10 2 (2.53%) Apple Swift
10 2 (2.53%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 8 (10.13%) Degree
2 7 (8.86%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (2.53%) CCNA
3 2 (2.53%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.53%) CISSP
3 2 (2.53%) LPIC
3 2 (2.53%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.80%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.27%) GDPR
System Software
1 2 (2.53%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (11.39%) Puppet
2 7 (8.86%) Cacti
2 7 (8.86%) ZABBIX
3 1 (1.27%) Ansible
Vendors
1 12 (15.19%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.86%) Cisco
3 4 (5.06%) Google
4 3 (3.80%) Oracle
4 3 (3.80%) Xamarin
4 3 (3.80%) Zend
5 1 (1.27%) Facebook