The median annual salary for a PHP Developer was £33,838 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP Developer
England / South West
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 92 71
Rank change year-on-year +12 -21  
Permanent jobs requiring a PHP Developer 181 186 231
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 3.58% 3.17% 3.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.70% 3.28% 3.89%
Number of salaries quoted 167 173 215
Median salary £33,838 £34,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.92% -1.42%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year - +2.94%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4888 5679 5932
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 96.66% 96.80% 97.79%
Number of salaries quoted 4073 4697 4972
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

PHP Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West that featured PHP Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for PHP Developer in the South West

PHP Developer
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for PHP Developer in the South West

PHP Developer
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PHP Developer in the South West over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for PHP Developer in the South West

PHP Developer
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PHP Developer within the South West region over the 3 months to 28 March 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
Bristol -20 43 £32,500 - 7
Gloucestershire +29 42 £40,000 - 9
Devon +23 31 £30,000 +9.09% 7
Wiltshire +38 28 £36,000 +4.34% 1
Dorset -4 17 £31,500 -16.00% 1
Somerset -15 17 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Cornwall +4 3 £28,500 -8.06% 1
PHP Developer
England

PHP Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, PHP Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region featuring PHP Developer in the job title.

1 331 (100.00%) PHP
2 239 (72.21%) JavaScript
3 235 (71.00%) HTML
4 222 (67.07%) CSS
5 221 (66.77%) MySQL
6 139 (41.99%) Web Development
7 137 (41.39%) jQuery
8 106 (32.02%) OO
8 106 (32.02%) MVC
9 100 (30.21%) Agile Software Development
10 97 (29.31%) Git (software)
11 95 (28.70%) Linux
12 86 (25.98%) LAMP
13 85 (25.68%) Zend
14 73 (22.05%) Laravel
14 73 (22.05%) OO PHP
15 69 (20.85%) HTML5
16 68 (20.54%) OOP
17 65 (19.64%) Symfony
18 60 (18.13%) XML
19 57 (17.22%) AngularJS
20 53 (16.01%) WordPress
21 52 (15.71%) Drupal
22 49 (14.80%) Scrum
23 45 (13.60%) E-Commerce
24 41 (12.39%) JSON
25 39 (11.78%) Degree
25 39 (11.78%) Apache
26 35 (10.57%) Subversion
26 35 (10.57%) CSS3

PHP Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 53 (16.01%) WordPress
2 52 (15.71%) Drupal
3 39 (11.78%) Apache
4 31 (9.37%) CMS
5 8 (2.42%) Confluence
6 7 (2.11%) nginx
7 5 (1.51%) Joomla!
7 5 (1.51%) Moodle
8 3 (0.91%) IIS
9 2 (0.60%) ExpressionEngine
9 2 (0.60%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.30%) ColdFusion
10 1 (0.30%) lighttpd
Applications
1 4 (1.21%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.60%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.60%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 20 (6.04%) Magento
2 4 (1.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.91%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (0.60%) Shopify
5 1 (0.30%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.63%) Amazon AWS
1 12 (3.63%) GitHub
2 8 (2.42%) SaaS
3 4 (1.21%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (1.21%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 3 (0.91%) Dropbox
5 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.81%) HTTP
1 6 (1.81%) Internet
2 3 (0.91%) Intranet
2 3 (0.91%) NFC
2 3 (0.91%) Skype
3 2 (0.60%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.30%) DNS
4 1 (0.30%) Firewall
4 1 (0.30%) FTP
4 1 (0.30%) IMAP
4 1 (0.30%) LAN
4 1 (0.30%) POP3
4 1 (0.30%) SMTP
4 1 (0.30%) SSH
4 1 (0.30%) SSL
4 1 (0.30%) WAN
4 1 (0.30%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 221 (66.77%) MySQL
2 21 (6.34%) Relational Database
3 12 (3.63%) SQL Server
4 9 (2.72%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (1.81%) NoSQL
6 3 (0.91%) Big Data
6 3 (0.91%) phpMyAdmin
7 1 (0.30%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.30%) CouchDB
7 1 (0.30%) FileMaker
7 1 (0.30%) Geospatial Data
7 1 (0.30%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 97 (29.31%) Git (software)
2 35 (10.57%) Subversion
3 12 (3.63%) JIRA
4 11 (3.32%) Mercurial
5 9 (2.72%) Grunt
5 9 (2.72%) gulp
5 9 (2.72%) Maven
5 9 (2.72%) Vagrant
6 7 (2.11%) Gradle
6 7 (2.11%) Jenkins
6 7 (2.11%) Mockito
7 5 (1.51%) Dreamweaver
8 4 (1.21%) Redmine
9 3 (0.91%) Eclipse
9 3 (0.91%) PhpStorm
9 3 (0.91%) Visual Studio
9 3 (0.91%) XMLUnit
10 2 (0.60%) Selenium
11 1 (0.30%) PHPUnit
General
1 32 (9.67%) Finance
2 15 (4.53%) Marketing
3 14 (4.23%) Retail
4 11 (3.32%) Banking
4 11 (3.32%) Games
4 11 (3.32%) Telecoms
5 6 (1.81%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.51%) Advertising
6 5 (1.51%) Back Office
6 5 (1.51%) Investment Banking
7 4 (1.21%) Electronics
8 1 (0.30%) Arabic Language
8 1 (0.30%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.30%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 235 (71.00%) HTML
2 222 (67.07%) CSS
3 137 (41.39%) jQuery
4 86 (25.98%) LAMP
5 73 (22.05%) Laravel
6 69 (20.85%) HTML5
7 65 (19.64%) Symfony
8 60 (18.13%) XML
9 57 (17.22%) AngularJS
10 41 (12.39%) JSON
11 35 (10.57%) CSS3
12 28 (8.46%) REST
12 28 (8.46%) Sass
12 28 (8.46%) Web Services
13 25 (7.55%) Node.js
14 24 (7.25%) Ajax
14 24 (7.25%) RESTful
15 23 (6.95%) XHTML
16 22 (6.65%) SOAP
17 21 (6.34%) CakePHP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (6.65%) User Experience
2 18 (5.44%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (3.32%) Linux Command Line
4 9 (2.72%) Computer Science
5 7 (2.11%) NHS
5 7 (2.11%) Social Media
6 5 (1.51%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (1.51%) Hedge funds
7 4 (1.21%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.21%) Mobile App
8 3 (0.91%) iPad
8 3 (0.91%) Replication
8 3 (0.91%) W3C
8 3 (0.91%) Xbox
9 1 (0.30%) Blog
9 1 (0.30%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.30%) Kindle
9 1 (0.30%) mHealth
9 1 (0.30%) Semantic Web
9 1 (0.30%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 95 (28.70%) Linux
2 11 (3.32%) Mac OS X
3 10 (3.02%) Unix
4 7 (2.11%) Windows
5 6 (1.81%) CentOS
6 4 (1.21%) Android
6 4 (1.21%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.91%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (41.99%) Web Development
2 106 (32.02%) MVC
2 106 (32.02%) OO
3 100 (30.21%) Agile Software Development
4 73 (22.05%) OO PHP
5 68 (20.54%) OOP
6 49 (14.80%) Scrum
7 45 (13.60%) E-Commerce
8 32 (9.67%) Open Source
9 27 (8.16%) TDD
10 26 (7.85%) Kanban
11 24 (7.25%) Unit Testing
12 19 (5.74%) Cybersecurity
12 19 (5.74%) Document Management
13 16 (4.83%) BDD
13 16 (4.83%) SDLC
14 15 (4.53%) Continuous Integration
15 14 (4.23%) Migration
15 14 (4.23%) Software Engineering
16 13 (3.93%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 331 (100.00%) PHP
2 239 (72.21%) JavaScript
3 30 (9.06%) SQL
4 28 (8.46%) PHP 5
5 14 (4.23%) Java
6 10 (3.02%) C#
7 9 (2.72%) Bash Shell
8 7 (2.11%) Groovy
8 7 (2.11%) Objective-C
8 7 (2.11%) Perl
9 5 (1.51%) C
9 5 (1.51%) Python
10 4 (1.21%) C++
11 3 (0.91%) Apple Swift
11 3 (0.91%) PHP 7
12 1 (0.30%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 39 (11.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (0.91%) WCAG
2 1 (0.30%) QA
System Software
1 12 (3.63%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (1.21%) Ansible
2 3 (0.91%) cPanel
Vendors
1 85 (25.68%) Zend
2 10 (3.02%) Microsoft
3 7 (2.11%) Google
4 4 (1.21%) Dell
4 4 (1.21%) SAP
5 3 (0.91%) Perforce
6 1 (0.30%) Apple
6 1 (0.30%) Rackspace
Gloucestershire
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Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bristol, Avon
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Salary: £25-30,000
Posted: 23 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
techfolk Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum + negotiable + benefits in ad
Posted: 2 hours ago
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Salary: benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
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Posted: Yesterday
St. Ives, Cornwall
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Posted: Yesterday
Exeter, Devon
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Exeter, Devon
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Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
Novate IT
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
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Salary: £250 - £320 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
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Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
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Salary: 50,000 + Benefits
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Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
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Bristol
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bath, Avon
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £32,000 to £40,000 per annum plus benefits and excellent incentiv
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Talent International
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + BONUS & BENEFITS
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cirencester
greywood
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Devon
greywood
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
Vertical Plus
Posted: 15 days ago
Exeter, Devon
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Salary: £26,302 - £41,373
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Plymouth
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Salary: £22000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
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