Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a PHP Developer was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 103 96 120
Rank change year-on-year -7 +24 -41
Permanent jobs requiring a PHP Developer 321 354 309
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 3.14% 3.26% 2.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.22% 3.36% 2.68%
Number of salaries quoted 288 338 305
South West median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.06% +6.45%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £21,500
90th Percentile £48,750 £50,000 £42,500
England median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
South West
Permanent vacancies in the South West with a recognized job title 9964 10538 11547
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.55% 96.99% 97.12%
Number of salaries quoted 8263 8900 9774
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £24,500 £24,613 £23,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

PHP Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings that featured PHP Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

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 6 months to 19 November 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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
Bristol +11 114 £35,000 +7.69% 9
Dorset -12 58 £30,000 -14.29% 6
Somerset +14 54 £40,000 +26.98% 2
Gloucestershire -18 41 £40,000 -3.03% 1
Wiltshire -15 22 £40,000 +14.29% 1
Devon +6 15 £36,000 +5.88%
Cornwall +5 11 £30,000 -20.00%
PHP Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 November 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.

1 321 (100.00%) PHP
2 261 (81.31%) JavaScript
3 222 (69.16%) MySQL
4 219 (68.22%) HTML
5 209 (65.11%) CSS
6 158 (49.22%) Web Development
7 134 (41.74%) Git (software)
8 125 (38.94%) Agile Software Development
9 117 (36.45%) OO
10 115 (35.83%) MVC
11 110 (34.27%) jQuery
12 107 (33.33%) Linux
13 105 (32.71%) Laravel
14 95 (29.60%) LAMP
15 86 (26.79%) Symfony
16 82 (25.55%) AngularJS
17 63 (19.63%) Zend
18 61 (19.00%) OOP
19 60 (18.69%) Apache
20 56 (17.45%) OO PHP
21 52 (16.20%) HTML5
22 49 (15.26%) React
23 47 (14.64%) Finance
24 46 (14.33%) Web Services
25 45 (14.02%) E-Commerce
26 43 (13.40%) XML
27 42 (13.08%) RESTful
28 39 (12.15%) Sass
28 39 (12.15%) SQL
29 38 (11.84%) Subversion

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 60 (18.69%) Apache
2 30 (9.35%) WordPress
3 24 (7.48%) CMS
4 22 (6.85%) Drupal
4 22 (6.85%) nginx
5 14 (4.36%) Elasticsearch
6 13 (4.05%) Confluence
7 11 (3.43%) SilverStripe
8 7 (2.18%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.62%) ExpressionEngine
9 2 (0.62%) Joomla!
9 2 (0.62%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.31%) IIS
10 1 (0.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.31%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (2.80%) Adobe Illustrator
1 9 (2.80%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 19 (5.92%) Magento
2 2 (0.62%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 34 (10.59%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (10.28%) SaaS
3 16 (4.98%) GitHub
4 15 (4.67%) Google Cloud Platform
5 9 (2.80%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (1.87%) Algolia
6 6 (1.87%) Slack
7 3 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.93%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.31%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 1 (0.31%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.31%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 1 (0.31%) CloudFront
8 1 (0.31%) Google App Engine
8 1 (0.31%) IaaS
8 1 (0.31%) Office 365
8 1 (0.31%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.36%) Internet
2 9 (2.80%) Network Security
3 1 (0.31%) DNS
3 1 (0.31%) Firewall
3 1 (0.31%) HTTP
3 1 (0.31%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 222 (69.16%) MySQL
2 38 (11.84%) Relational Database
3 26 (8.10%) SQL Server
4 20 (6.23%) MongoDB
5 14 (4.36%) MariaDB
6 9 (2.80%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 9 (2.80%) Redis
7 7 (2.18%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (1.87%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.62%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (0.62%) Big Data
9 2 (0.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.31%) Couchbase
10 1 (0.31%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.31%) Riak
Development Applications
1 134 (41.74%) Git (software)
2 38 (11.84%) Subversion
3 26 (8.10%) Grunt
4 22 (6.85%) JIRA
5 21 (6.54%) gulp
6 16 (4.98%) Mercurial
7 13 (4.05%) PHPUnit
8 11 (3.43%) Jenkins
9 8 (2.49%) webpack
10 7 (2.18%) Vagrant
11 6 (1.87%) Gradle
11 6 (1.87%) Jasmine
11 6 (1.87%) Maven
11 6 (1.87%) Mocha
11 6 (1.87%) Mockito
12 3 (0.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 3 (0.93%) Axure RP
12 3 (0.93%) Selenium
12 3 (0.93%) WebDriver
13 2 (0.62%) XMLUnit
General
1 47 (14.64%) Finance
2 32 (9.97%) Telecoms
3 20 (6.23%) Marketing
4 18 (5.61%) Electronics
4 18 (5.61%) Manufacturing
5 17 (5.30%) Retail
6 16 (4.98%) Law
7 9 (2.80%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (1.56%) Advertising
9 4 (1.25%) Games
10 3 (0.93%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.31%) Arabic Language
11 1 (0.31%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 219 (68.22%) HTML
2 209 (65.11%) CSS
3 110 (34.27%) jQuery
4 105 (32.71%) Laravel
5 95 (29.60%) LAMP
6 86 (26.79%) Symfony
7 82 (25.55%) AngularJS
8 52 (16.20%) HTML5
9 49 (15.26%) React
10 46 (14.33%) Web Services
11 43 (13.40%) XML
12 42 (13.08%) RESTful
13 39 (12.15%) Sass
14 34 (10.59%) JSON
15 29 (9.03%) Ajax
15 29 (9.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 23 (7.17%) Node.js
17 22 (6.85%) REST
18 20 (6.23%) CodeIgniter
18 20 (6.23%) Vue (Vue.js)
Miscellaneous
1 15 (4.67%) Greenfield Project
2 13 (4.05%) Computer Science
3 12 (3.74%) User Experience
4 10 (3.12%) Linux Command Line
5 8 (2.49%) Mobile App
6 6 (1.87%) NHS
7 4 (1.25%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (1.25%) Fintech
7 4 (1.25%) Social Media
8 2 (0.62%) BBC
8 2 (0.62%) Life Science
8 2 (0.62%) Raspberry Pi
9 1 (0.31%) Arduino
9 1 (0.31%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.31%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.31%) FMCG
9 1 (0.31%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 107 (33.33%) Linux
2 12 (3.74%) Unix
3 11 (3.43%) Windows
4 7 (2.18%) Debian
4 7 (2.18%) Ubuntu
5 5 (1.56%) CentOS
5 5 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.62%) Android
6 2 (0.62%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 158 (49.22%) Web Development
2 125 (38.94%) Agile Software Development
3 117 (36.45%) OO
4 115 (35.83%) MVC
5 61 (19.00%) OOP
6 56 (17.45%) OO PHP
7 45 (14.02%) E-Commerce
8 37 (11.53%) Scrum
8 37 (11.53%) TDD
9 32 (9.97%) Open Source
10 29 (9.03%) Kanban
11 21 (6.54%) Unit Testing
12 18 (5.61%) BDD
12 18 (5.61%) Business Intelligence
12 18 (5.61%) DevOps
12 18 (5.61%) Digital Marketing
12 18 (5.61%) Front End Development
12 18 (5.61%) Programme Management
13 17 (5.30%) SEO
13 17 (5.30%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 321 (100.00%) PHP
2 261 (81.31%) JavaScript
3 39 (12.15%) SQL
4 12 (3.74%) Java
5 10 (3.12%) PHP 5
6 7 (2.18%) PHP 7
7 6 (1.87%) Groovy
7 6 (1.87%) Python
8 5 (1.56%) Ruby
9 2 (0.62%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.62%) C
9 2 (0.62%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.62%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.31%) C#
10 1 (0.31%) ES6
10 1 (0.31%) Go
10 1 (0.31%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.31%) VB
Qualifications
1 20 (6.23%) Degree
2 13 (4.05%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.31%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.31%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.25%) QA
System Software
1 26 (8.10%) Docker
2 1 (0.31%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 11 (3.43%) Ansible
2 10 (3.12%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (3.12%) Puppet
3 1 (0.31%) cPanel
Vendors
1 63 (19.63%) Zend
2 18 (5.61%) Google
2 18 (5.61%) SAP
3 10 (3.12%) Adobe
4 9 (2.80%) Microsoft
5 8 (2.49%) Apple
6 4 (1.25%) Plumtree
7 2 (0.62%) Capita
8 1 (0.31%) Facebook
8 1 (0.31%) Oracle
8 1 (0.31%) PayPal
8 1 (0.31%) Samsung
8 1 (0.31%) ServiceNow