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 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
South West / Somerset
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 35 22
Rank change year-on-year -23 -13  
Permanent jobs citing PHP 22 44 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 3.15% 6.56% 8.89%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.06% 10.73% 15.76%
Number of salaries quoted 22 42 55
Median salary £36,250 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.37% +14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,650 £24,750 £26,200
10% offered a salary of more than £53,350 £70,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +4.28% -  

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 Somerset with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Somerset
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 435 410 349
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 62.23% 61.10% 56.38%
Number of salaries quoted 349 368 321
Median salary £38,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.75% +14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £32,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £56,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

PHP
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Somerset 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 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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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 3 months to 28 June 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
Bath -12 11 £37,500 +25.00% 6
Taunton +1 4 £47,500 +5.55% 1
Cheddar - 1 £45,000 - 1
Clevedon - 1 £26,500 -
PHP
South West

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Somerset region with a requirement for PHP.

1 42 (56.76%) Java
2 28 (37.84%) Web Development
3 27 (36.49%) SQL
4 25 (33.78%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (32.43%) MySQL
6 21 (28.38%) LAMP
7 19 (25.68%) Spring
7 19 (25.68%) JavaScript
8 18 (24.32%) Hibernate
8 18 (24.32%) SDLC
9 16 (21.62%) Data Protection
9 16 (21.62%) Maven
9 16 (21.62%) JUnit
9 16 (21.62%) Eclipse
10 15 (20.27%) HTML
11 14 (18.92%) Software Engineering
11 14 (18.92%) Advertising
12 13 (17.57%) CSS
13 12 (16.22%) Linux
13 12 (16.22%) jQuery
14 11 (14.86%) AngularJS
14 11 (14.86%) OOP
15 10 (13.51%) TDD
15 10 (13.51%) Microservices
15 10 (13.51%) Test Automation
15 10 (13.51%) RESTful
15 10 (13.51%) Open Source
15 10 (13.51%) Node.js
15 10 (13.51%) Laravel
16 9 (12.16%) Domain-Driven Design

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 8 (10.81%) Apache
2 7 (9.46%) JBoss
2 7 (9.46%) Tomcat
3 5 (6.76%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (2.70%) CMS
4 2 (2.70%) Confluence
4 2 (2.70%) Drupal
4 2 (2.70%) Jetty
5 1 (1.35%) Apache Pig
5 1 (1.35%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.35%) IIS
5 1 (1.35%) nginx
5 1 (1.35%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (6.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.70%) HipChat
2 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.11%) SaaS
2 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.35%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.35%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.35%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 1 (1.35%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.05%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (4.05%) HTTP
1 3 (4.05%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (2.70%) DNS
2 2 (2.70%) Internet
2 2 (2.70%) VPN
3 1 (1.35%) DHCP
3 1 (1.35%) Firewall
3 1 (1.35%) IPv4
3 1 (1.35%) IPv6
3 1 (1.35%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (32.43%) MySQL
2 7 (9.46%) SQL Server
3 5 (6.76%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (4.05%) MS Access
4 3 (4.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.70%) Big Data
5 2 (2.70%) Infinispan
5 2 (2.70%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.35%) Apache Accumulo
6 1 (1.35%) Apache Hive
6 1 (1.35%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.35%) HBase
6 1 (1.35%) MariaDB
6 1 (1.35%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 16 (21.62%) Eclipse
1 16 (21.62%) JUnit
1 16 (21.62%) Maven
2 5 (6.76%) Git (software)
3 3 (4.05%) JIRA
4 2 (2.70%) NUnit
5 1 (1.35%) Grunt
5 1 (1.35%) Vagrant
General
1 14 (18.92%) Advertising
2 6 (8.11%) Finance
3 5 (6.76%) Banking
3 5 (6.76%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.35%) Billing
Job Titles
1 49 (66.22%) Developer
2 22 (29.73%) PHP Developer
3 20 (27.03%) Java Developer
4 7 (9.46%) Senior Developer
5 5 (6.76%) Java Engineer
5 5 (6.76%) Senior PHP Developer
5 5 (6.76%) Software Engineer
5 5 (6.76%) Test Engineer
6 4 (5.41%) Junior
6 4 (5.41%) Senior Software Engineer
6 4 (5.41%) Senior Test Engineer
6 4 (5.41%) Test Automation Engineer
7 3 (4.05%) Administrator
7 3 (4.05%) Junior Developer
7 3 (4.05%) Linux Administrator
7 3 (4.05%) Senior Java Engineer
7 3 (4.05%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
7 3 (4.05%) Web Developer
8 2 (2.70%) LAMP Developer
8 2 (2.70%) PHP LAMP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (28.38%) LAMP
2 19 (25.68%) Spring
3 18 (24.32%) Hibernate
4 15 (20.27%) HTML
5 13 (17.57%) CSS
6 12 (16.22%) jQuery
7 11 (14.86%) AngularJS
8 10 (13.51%) Laravel
8 10 (13.51%) Node.js
8 10 (13.51%) RESTful
9 9 (12.16%) .NET
10 6 (8.11%) Spring Boot
11 5 (6.76%) LAPP Stack
11 5 (6.76%) Symfony
11 5 (6.76%) XML
12 4 (5.41%) ASP.NET
12 4 (5.41%) HTML5
12 4 (5.41%) J2EE
13 3 (4.05%) .NET Framework
13 3 (4.05%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.16%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.76%) Hedge funds
3 3 (4.05%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (2.70%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.35%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.35%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.35%) iPad
5 1 (1.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (16.22%) Linux
2 5 (6.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (5.41%) Unix
4 3 (4.05%) Ubuntu
5 2 (2.70%) CentOS
5 2 (2.70%) Windows
5 2 (2.70%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.35%) Debian
6 1 (1.35%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.35%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (37.84%) Web Development
2 25 (33.78%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (24.32%) SDLC
4 16 (21.62%) Data Protection
5 14 (18.92%) Software Engineering
6 11 (14.86%) OOP
7 10 (13.51%) Microservices
7 10 (13.51%) Open Source
7 10 (13.51%) TDD
7 10 (13.51%) Test Automation
8 9 (12.16%) Domain-Driven Design
8 9 (12.16%) SOLID
9 8 (10.81%) MVC
10 6 (8.11%) Continuous Delivery
11 5 (6.76%) Analytics
11 5 (6.76%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (6.76%) OO
12 4 (5.41%) BDD
12 4 (5.41%) Scrum
13 3 (4.05%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 42 (56.76%) Java
2 27 (36.49%) SQL
3 19 (25.68%) JavaScript
4 7 (9.46%) C#
4 7 (9.46%) Perl
4 7 (9.46%) Python
5 6 (8.11%) Bash Shell
6 5 (6.76%) C++
7 4 (5.41%) VBA
8 3 (4.05%) Objective-C
9 2 (2.70%) C
9 2 (2.70%) Jython
9 2 (2.70%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.35%) Apex Code
10 1 (1.35%) PHP 5
10 1 (1.35%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.35%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (5.41%) CCNA
1 4 (5.41%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (4.05%) RHCE
2 3 (4.05%) RHCSA
3 2 (2.70%) Degree
4 1 (1.35%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.05%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.70%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.05%) iptables
1 3 (4.05%) KVM
2 2 (2.70%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 2 (2.70%) Gluster
3 1 (1.35%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.35%) Docker
3 1 (1.35%) Samba
Systems Management
1 5 (6.76%) Check_MK
1 5 (6.76%) Grafana
1 5 (6.76%) Nagios
1 5 (6.76%) Pingdom
1 5 (6.76%) Puppet
2 3 (4.05%) Graylog
2 3 (4.05%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 2 (2.70%) Kibana
4 1 (1.35%) Ansible
4 1 (1.35%) Oozie
4 1 (1.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 5 (6.76%) Infobright
1 5 (6.76%) New Relic
1 5 (6.76%) PagerDuty
2 4 (5.41%) Cisco
3 3 (4.05%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.05%) Qualys
3 3 (4.05%) Splunk
4 2 (2.70%) Atlassian
4 2 (2.70%) Oracle
4 2 (2.70%) Zend
5 1 (1.35%) Salesforce.com
Bath
Pearson Frank
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum + holidays, pension, health, parking, casual
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + fantastic benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Somerset
Pearson Frank
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + pension, holidays, healthcare, casual
Posted: 2 days ago
Bridgwater, Somerset
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £excellent + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Yeovil
Pearson Frank
Salary: £25000 - £34000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath
Pearson Frank
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + pensions, healthcare, holidays
Posted: 6 days ago
Bath, Avon
D4 Digital Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £20000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheddar, Somerset
XIST4 IT LIMITED
Salary: £35-45,000 + Bens
Posted: 12 days ago
Bath, Avon
Cloud Direct
Salary: £40,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Yeovil
greywood
Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Yeovil, Somerset
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bath
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago