Period
to 22 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 22 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
England > South West
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 37 38 39
Rank change year-on-year +1 +1 +3
Permanent jobs citing PHP 756 693 738
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 7.34% 6.88% 6.84%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.12% 11.45% 12.22%
Number of salaries quoted 697 597 696
South West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £26,000 £24,750 £23,250
90th Percentile £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 the South West with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 6,237 6,052 6,039
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 60.58% 60.11% 55.96%
Number of salaries quoted 5,231 5,143 5,171
South West median annual salary £44,529 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.61% +2.50% +3.90%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

PHP
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing PHP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for PHP in the South West

PHP
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for PHP in the South West

PHP
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PHP in the South West over the 6 months to 22 October 2018.

Salary histogram for PHP in the South West

PHP
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 within the South West region over the 6 months to 22 October 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
Bristol -2 234 £42,500 +21.43% 52
Dorset -1 134 £32,500 +8.33% 31
Gloucestershire -7 98 £45,000 +12.50% 24
Somerset +22 85 £40,000 - 34
Devon +29 76 £37,500 +2.06% 32
Cornwall +5 67 £30,000 -22.58% 11
Wiltshire -23 56 £42,500 +6.25% 12
PHP
England

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 South West region with a requirement for PHP.

1 464 (61.38%) JavaScript
2 406 (53.70%) HTML
3 391 (51.72%) MySQL
4 380 (50.26%) CSS
5 252 (33.33%) Web Development
6 250 (33.07%) Linux
7 246 (32.54%) Agile Software Development
8 223 (29.50%) Git (software)
9 213 (28.17%) jQuery
10 164 (21.69%) MVC
11 162 (21.43%) LAMP
12 159 (21.03%) Laravel
13 152 (20.11%) SQL
14 132 (17.46%) OO
15 131 (17.33%) Symfony
16 129 (17.06%) Java
17 125 (16.53%) Python
18 123 (16.27%) Apache
19 122 (16.14%) Problem-Solving
20 119 (15.74%) C#
21 106 (14.02%) AngularJS
22 105 (13.89%) REST
23 103 (13.62%) HTML5
24 99 (13.10%) WordPress
24 99 (13.10%) XML
25 98 (12.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
26 93 (12.30%) .NET
27 89 (11.77%) SQL Server
28 82 (10.85%) Amazon AWS
29 81 (10.71%) Software Engineering

PHP
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
1 123 (16.27%) Apache
2 99 (13.10%) WordPress
3 73 (9.66%) CMS
4 46 (6.08%) Drupal
5 24 (3.17%) Elasticsearch
6 16 (2.12%) nginx
7 15 (1.98%) Apache Pig
7 15 (1.98%) Moodle
8 14 (1.85%) Confluence
9 11 (1.46%) eZ Publish
10 10 (1.32%) BizTalk Server
11 7 (0.93%) Tomcat
12 6 (0.79%) Apache Solr
13 4 (0.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 4 (0.53%) PrestaShop
14 3 (0.40%) concrete5
14 3 (0.40%) JBoss
15 2 (0.26%) IIS
15 2 (0.26%) SharePoint
16 1 (0.13%) Jetty
Applications
1 10 (1.32%) Photoshop
2 4 (0.53%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.40%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.13%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 25 (3.31%) Magento
2 11 (1.46%) Payment Gateway
3 7 (0.93%) Shopify
4 4 (0.53%) OpenCart
5 3 (0.40%) Visualfiles
5 3 (0.40%) WebTrends
6 2 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 82 (10.85%) Amazon AWS
2 38 (5.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 27 (3.57%) GitHub
4 23 (3.04%) SaaS
5 14 (1.85%) Google Cloud Platform
6 12 (1.59%) Serverless
7 11 (1.46%) Amazon EC2
7 11 (1.46%) AWS Lambda
8 8 (1.06%) Amazon S3
9 5 (0.66%) Amazon SQS
9 5 (0.66%) Dynamics 365
10 3 (0.40%) Google Analytics
11 2 (0.26%) G Suite
11 2 (0.26%) npm
11 2 (0.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 1 (0.13%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 1 (0.13%) Cloudflare
12 1 (0.13%) Google Play
12 1 (0.13%) iTunes
12 1 (0.13%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 65 (8.60%) Internet
2 26 (3.44%) HTTP
2 26 (3.44%) TCP/IP
3 21 (2.78%) Firewall
4 17 (2.25%) SSL
5 12 (1.59%) SMS
6 11 (1.46%) Network Security
7 5 (0.66%) DHCP
7 5 (0.66%) DNS
8 4 (0.53%) Extranet
8 4 (0.53%) SSH
9 3 (0.40%) LAN
9 3 (0.40%) Wireless
9 3 (0.40%) WLAN
10 2 (0.26%) HTTPS
10 2 (0.26%) Intrusion Detection
10 2 (0.26%) SMTP
10 2 (0.26%) SNMP
11 1 (0.13%) OpenVPN
11 1 (0.13%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 391 (51.72%) MySQL
2 89 (11.77%) SQL Server
3 44 (5.82%) Relational Database
4 34 (4.50%) PostgreSQL
5 32 (4.23%) MongoDB
6 30 (3.97%) NoSQL
7 28 (3.70%) MariaDB
8 18 (2.38%) Big Data
9 15 (1.98%) Apache Hive
9 15 (1.98%) Hadoop
10 13 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 11 (1.46%) Apache Cassandra
11 11 (1.46%) Data Warehouse
11 11 (1.46%) Electronic Patient Records
12 10 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
13 9 (1.19%) Redis
14 8 (1.06%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 7 (0.93%) phpMyAdmin
16 5 (0.66%) Amazon RDS
16 5 (0.66%) FileMaker
Development Applications
1 223 (29.50%) Git (software)
2 79 (10.45%) PHPUnit
3 66 (8.73%) JIRA
4 45 (5.95%) Bitbucket
5 44 (5.82%) Jenkins
6 22 (2.91%) Selenium
6 22 (2.91%) Subversion
7 19 (2.51%) Eclipse
8 18 (2.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 17 (2.25%) git-flow
10 15 (1.98%) CodeSonar
10 15 (1.98%) gulp
10 15 (1.98%) Robot Framework
11 13 (1.72%) Grunt
12 8 (1.06%) Mercurial
12 8 (1.06%) PhpStorm
12 8 (1.06%) webpack
13 7 (0.93%) GitLab
13 7 (0.93%) Redmine
14 6 (0.79%) Vagrant
General
1 77 (10.19%) Finance
2 72 (9.52%) Retail
3 60 (7.94%) Marketing
4 30 (3.97%) Manufacturing
5 24 (3.17%) Electronics
6 23 (3.04%) Telecoms
7 13 (1.72%) Legal
8 12 (1.59%) Advertising
9 10 (1.32%) Games
10 9 (1.19%) Law
11 6 (0.79%) Back Office
12 5 (0.66%) Georgian Language
13 4 (0.53%) Aerospace
14 2 (0.26%) Automotive
15 1 (0.13%) Multimedia
15 1 (0.13%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 601 (79.50%) Developer
2 345 (45.63%) PHP Developer
3 154 (20.37%) Web Developer
4 97 (12.83%) Senior Developer
5 83 (10.98%) Software Developer
6 72 (9.52%) PHP Web Developer
7 59 (7.80%) Senior PHP Developer
8 52 (6.88%) Software Engineer
9 46 (6.08%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 43 (5.69%) Backend Developer
11 41 (5.42%) Full Stack Developer
12 39 (5.16%) Senior Software Developer
13 38 (5.03%) Junior
14 37 (4.89%) Java Developer
14 37 (4.89%) Junior Developer
15 35 (4.63%) MySQL Developer
16 33 (4.37%) PHP MySQL Developer
17 30 (3.97%) JavaScript Developer
18 27 (3.57%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
19 26 (3.44%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 406 (53.70%) HTML
2 380 (50.26%) CSS
3 213 (28.17%) jQuery
4 162 (21.43%) LAMP
5 159 (21.03%) Laravel
6 131 (17.33%) Symfony
7 106 (14.02%) AngularJS
8 105 (13.89%) REST
9 103 (13.62%) HTML5
10 99 (13.10%) XML
11 98 (12.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 93 (12.30%) .NET
13 71 (9.39%) Sass
14 63 (8.33%) Node.js
15 59 (7.80%) CSS3
16 54 (7.14%) Web Services
17 53 (7.01%) RESTful
18 45 (5.95%) SOAP
19 44 (5.82%) JSON
20 38 (5.03%) React
Miscellaneous
1 70 (9.26%) Computer Science
2 56 (7.41%) User Experience
3 55 (7.28%) Self-Motivation
4 50 (6.61%) Greenfield Project
5 49 (6.48%) Analytical Skills
6 26 (3.44%) Enterprise Software
7 21 (2.78%) Fintech
8 17 (2.25%) Linux Command Line
9 16 (2.12%) Algorithms
10 15 (1.98%) Data Structures
11 14 (1.85%) Graphic Design
11 14 (1.85%) Management Information System
12 13 (1.72%) Mobile App
13 11 (1.46%) VLE
14 8 (1.06%) Video\Live Streaming
15 7 (0.93%) Digital Signage
15 7 (0.93%) Embedded Systems
15 7 (0.93%) IPTV
15 7 (0.93%) Video on Demand
16 6 (0.79%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 250 (33.07%) Linux
2 65 (8.60%) Windows
3 56 (7.41%) Unix
4 24 (3.17%) Android
4 24 (3.17%) Apple iOS
5 16 (2.12%) Ubuntu
6 15 (1.98%) Mac OS X
7 8 (1.06%) CentOS
8 7 (0.93%) Windows Server
9 4 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.40%) Solaris
11 2 (0.26%) Debian
11 2 (0.26%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 252 (33.33%) Web Development
2 246 (32.54%) Agile Software Development
3 164 (21.69%) MVC
4 132 (17.46%) OO
5 122 (16.14%) Problem-Solving
6 81 (10.71%) Software Engineering
7 75 (9.92%) Project Management
8 74 (9.79%) E-Commerce
9 73 (9.66%) Open Source
10 65 (8.60%) Scrum
11 55 (7.28%) OOP
12 51 (6.75%) DevOps
13 47 (6.22%) Front End Development
13 47 (6.22%) TDD
14 44 (5.82%) OO PHP
15 43 (5.69%) Time Management
16 42 (5.56%) Mentoring
17 41 (5.42%) Test Automation
17 41 (5.42%) Unit Testing
18 40 (5.29%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 464 (61.38%) JavaScript
2 152 (20.11%) SQL
3 129 (17.06%) Java
4 125 (16.53%) Python
5 119 (15.74%) C#
6 57 (7.54%) C
7 53 (7.01%) C++
8 45 (5.95%) Bash Shell
9 37 (4.89%) Ruby
10 24 (3.17%) PowerShell
11 19 (2.51%) Go
11 19 (2.51%) VB.NET
12 15 (1.98%) Objective-C
13 13 (1.72%) ES6
14 12 (1.59%) Perl
14 12 (1.59%) TypeScript
14 12 (1.59%) VB
15 10 (1.32%) PHP 7
16 8 (1.06%) Java 8
16 8 (1.06%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 72 (9.52%) Degree
2 36 (4.76%) Computer Science Degree
3 27 (3.57%) CCNA
3 27 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
3 27 (3.57%) Security Cleared
4 24 (3.17%) DV Cleared
5 22 (2.91%) CISSP
5 22 (2.91%) SSCP
6 19 (2.51%) Microsoft Certification
7 15 (1.98%) CompTIA Security+
7 15 (1.98%) GIAC
7 15 (1.98%) Linux+ Certification
7 15 (1.98%) MCSE
7 15 (1.98%) Network+ Certification
7 15 (1.98%) SANS
8 14 (1.85%) DBS Check
9 10 (1.32%) Postgraduate
10 7 (0.93%) LPIC
11 4 (0.53%) SC Cleared
12 3 (0.40%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (2.25%) QA
2 9 (1.19%) ISO 9001
3 4 (0.53%) GDPR
4 2 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.13%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 73 (9.66%) Docker
2 15 (1.98%) vSphere
3 8 (1.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.66%) Hyper-V
4 5 (0.66%) KVM
4 5 (0.66%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.26%) FreeRADIUS
5 2 (0.26%) Snort
5 2 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 37 (4.89%) Puppet
2 19 (2.51%) Ansible
3 15 (1.98%) Kubernetes
3 15 (1.98%) Salt
4 11 (1.46%) ZABBIX
5 9 (1.19%) Cacti
6 7 (0.93%) HP ALM
7 4 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (0.40%) Plesk
9 2 (0.26%) Cobbler
9 2 (0.26%) Nagios
10 1 (0.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 61 (8.07%) Microsoft
2 32 (4.23%) Zend
3 27 (3.57%) Google
4 20 (2.65%) SAP
5 16 (2.12%) Adobe
6 12 (1.59%) Atlassian
7 11 (1.46%) Cisco
8 10 (1.32%) Oracle
8 10 (1.32%) Xamarin
9 9 (1.19%) HP
10 8 (1.06%) Red Hat
10 8 (1.06%) VMware
11 6 (0.79%) Sencha
12 5 (0.66%) WooCommerce
13 4 (0.53%) Panasonic
14 3 (0.40%) Twitter
15 2 (0.26%) Avid
15 2 (0.26%) HubSpot
15 2 (0.26%) Salesforce.com
16 1 (0.13%) Thunderhead