Period
to 30 October 2020

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 30 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
England > South West
6 months to
30 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 36 47 37
Rank change year-on-year +11 -10 +4
Permanent jobs citing PHP 252 567 755
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 7.31% 5.84% 7.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.17% 10.03% 12.22%
Number of salaries quoted 252 548 769
Median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £57,718 £52,500 £55,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +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 2,070 5,651 6,180
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 60.05% 58.16% 60.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1,751 4,587 5,173
Median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.22% - +8.76%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% -

PHP
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing PHP as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing PHP in the South West.

Salary trend for PHP in the South West

PHP
Salary Histogram in the South West

Salary distribution for jobs citing PHP in the South West over the 6 months to 30 October 2020.

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 30 October 2020. 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
Dorset +18 70 £42,500 +14.86% 25
Bristol -11 59 £42,500 +6.25% 32
Devon +13 42 £40,000 -11.11% 22
Gloucestershire +29 41 £45,000 +5.88% 18
Somerset 0 18 £40,000 - 14
Wiltshire +13 17 £50,000 +25.00% 9
Cornwall -1 5 £25,000 -28.57% 2
PHP
England

For the 6 months to 30 October 2020, 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.

1 177 (70.24%) JavaScript
2 163 (64.68%) MySQL
3 154 (61.11%) HTML
4 133 (52.78%) CSS
5 87 (34.52%) Agile Software Development
6 86 (34.13%) Linux
7 83 (32.94%) Git (software)
8 80 (31.75%) MVC
9 68 (26.98%) Laravel
10 62 (24.60%) E-Commerce
11 61 (24.21%) jQuery
12 57 (22.62%) AWS
13 48 (19.05%) LAMP
14 45 (17.86%) RESTful
14 45 (17.86%) Web Development
15 44 (17.46%) Problem-Solving
16 42 (16.67%) Node.js
17 39 (15.48%) JSON
17 39 (15.48%) Apache
18 37 (14.68%) HTML5
19 36 (14.29%) OOP
19 36 (14.29%) Docker
20 35 (13.89%) Python
21 34 (13.49%) Azure
21 34 (13.49%) Test Automation
22 33 (13.10%) Vue.js
23 32 (12.70%) React
24 31 (12.30%) Web Services
25 30 (11.90%) Front End Development
26 29 (11.51%) Redis

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 39 (15.48%) Apache
2 24 (9.52%) nginx
3 22 (8.73%) WordPress
4 20 (7.94%) CMS
5 15 (5.95%) Apache Solr
6 8 (3.17%) Drupal
7 6 (2.38%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (1.59%) Joomla!
9 2 (0.79%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.40%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.40%) ColdFusion
10 1 (0.40%) Confluence
10 1 (0.40%) Moodle
10 1 (0.40%) Totara
Applications
1 3 (1.19%) Sketch
2 2 (0.79%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.40%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 21 (8.33%) Magento
2 3 (1.19%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.79%) Shopify
4 1 (0.40%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 57 (22.62%) AWS
2 34 (13.49%) Azure
3 10 (3.97%) GCP
4 9 (3.57%) GitHub
4 9 (3.57%) SaaS
5 8 (3.17%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (1.98%) Amazon SageMaker
6 5 (1.98%) npm
7 3 (1.19%) Basecamp
7 3 (1.19%) DigitalOcean
7 3 (1.19%) Mailgun
7 3 (1.19%) NuGet
7 3 (1.19%) Sage Pay
8 2 (0.79%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 2 (0.79%) BlazeMeter
9 1 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.40%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.40%) Azure Machine Learning
9 1 (0.40%) Office 365
9 1 (0.40%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.16%) Network Security
2 3 (1.19%) Internet
2 3 (1.19%) SSL
3 2 (0.79%) DNS
3 2 (0.79%) Firewall
3 2 (0.79%) HTTP
3 2 (0.79%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (0.79%) SMTP
3 2 (0.79%) SSH
3 2 (0.79%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.79%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.40%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 163 (64.68%) MySQL
2 29 (11.51%) Redis
3 26 (10.32%) MongoDB
4 25 (9.92%) NoSQL
5 18 (7.14%) Relational Database
6 13 (5.16%) Couchbase
7 11 (4.37%) SQL Server
8 4 (1.59%) MariaDB
9 3 (1.19%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (1.19%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.79%) ActiveReports
10 2 (0.79%) Amazon Aurora
11 1 (0.40%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 1 (0.40%) MySQL Workbench
11 1 (0.40%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 83 (32.94%) Git (software)
2 21 (8.33%) Selenium
3 19 (7.54%) Jenkins
4 11 (4.37%) JIRA
5 8 (3.17%) Cucumber
6 7 (2.78%) PHPUnit
7 6 (2.38%) Android Studio
7 6 (2.38%) webpack
7 6 (2.38%) Xcode
8 5 (1.98%) Bitbucket
8 5 (1.98%) Grunt
8 5 (1.98%) gulp
8 5 (1.98%) Postman
9 3 (1.19%) Mercurial
9 3 (1.19%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 2 (0.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (0.79%) Cypress.io
10 2 (0.79%) Jasmine
10 2 (0.79%) JIRA Agile
10 2 (0.79%) TestCafe
General
1 24 (9.52%) Retail
2 17 (6.75%) Finance
3 16 (6.35%) Marketing
4 10 (3.97%) Games
5 7 (2.78%) Publishing
6 4 (1.59%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.19%) Back Office
7 3 (1.19%) Public Sector
8 2 (0.79%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.40%) Banking
9 1 (0.40%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 200 (79.37%) Developer
2 107 (42.46%) PHP Developer
3 35 (13.89%) Senior Developer
4 28 (11.11%) Full Stack Developer
4 28 (11.11%) Software Developer
5 26 (10.32%) Senior PHP Developer
6 18 (7.14%) E-Commerce Developer
6 18 (7.14%) Software Engineer
7 17 (6.75%) Lead Developer
8 16 (6.35%) Web Developer
9 12 (4.76%) E-Commerce PHP Developer
10 11 (4.37%) Backend Developer
11 10 (3.97%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 10 (3.97%) Lead PHP Developer
12 9 (3.57%) JavaScript Developer
12 9 (3.57%) Magento Developer
13 8 (3.17%) DevOps Engineer
13 8 (3.17%) PHP Laravel Developer
13 8 (3.17%) Python Developer
14 7 (2.78%) PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 154 (61.11%) HTML
2 133 (52.78%) CSS
3 68 (26.98%) Laravel
4 61 (24.21%) jQuery
5 48 (19.05%) LAMP
6 45 (17.86%) RESTful
7 42 (16.67%) Node.js
8 39 (15.48%) JSON
9 37 (14.68%) HTML5
10 33 (13.10%) Vue.js
11 32 (12.70%) React
12 31 (12.30%) Web Services
13 24 (9.52%) AngularJS
13 24 (9.52%) REST
14 22 (8.73%) CSS3
14 22 (8.73%) Sass
15 20 (7.94%) Symfony
16 19 (7.54%) LEMP Stack
17 14 (5.56%) XML
18 13 (5.16%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 26 (10.32%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (5.16%) Linux Command Line
3 12 (4.76%) User Experience
4 4 (1.59%) Mobile App
4 4 (1.59%) Social Media
5 3 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.19%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (1.19%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (0.79%) Management Information System
6 2 (0.79%) NHS
6 2 (0.79%) PlayStation
6 2 (0.79%) Reinsurance
6 2 (0.79%) Virtual Team
6 2 (0.79%) Xbox
7 1 (0.40%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.40%) Cybercrime
7 1 (0.40%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.40%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.40%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 86 (34.13%) Linux
2 17 (6.75%) Android
3 16 (6.35%) CentOS
4 14 (5.56%) Apple iOS
5 10 (3.97%) Amazon Linux
6 5 (1.98%) Windows
7 4 (1.59%) Ubuntu
8 3 (1.19%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (34.52%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (31.75%) MVC
3 62 (24.60%) E-Commerce
4 45 (17.86%) Web Development
5 44 (17.46%) Problem-Solving
6 36 (14.29%) OOP
7 34 (13.49%) Test Automation
8 30 (11.90%) Front End Development
9 29 (11.51%) TDD
10 25 (9.92%) Time Management
11 24 (9.52%) Scrum
11 24 (9.52%) Software Engineering
12 23 (9.13%) DevOps
12 23 (9.13%) Information Security
13 21 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
14 19 (7.54%) B2B
14 19 (7.54%) Technical Architecture
14 19 (7.54%) Technology Roadmap
15 18 (7.14%) B2C
15 18 (7.14%) OO
Programming Languages
1 177 (70.24%) JavaScript
2 35 (13.89%) Python
3 23 (9.13%) Java
4 22 (8.73%) Go
5 21 (8.33%) C#
6 18 (7.14%) SQL
7 15 (5.95%) TypeScript
8 11 (4.37%) C
9 10 (3.97%) ES6
10 7 (2.78%) Objective-C
11 6 (2.38%) PHP 7
12 5 (1.98%) Ruby
13 3 (1.19%) Apple Swift
13 3 (1.19%) Bash Shell
13 3 (1.19%) T-SQL
13 3 (1.19%) VB
13 3 (1.19%) VB6
14 2 (0.79%) C++
14 2 (0.79%) Perl
14 2 (0.79%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (3.97%) Degree
2 5 (1.98%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.40%) CEH
3 1 (0.40%) DBS Check
3 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.40%) Postgraduate
3 1 (0.40%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.35%) QA
2 5 (1.98%) ISO 9001
2 5 (1.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.40%) PMO
3 1 (0.40%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (14.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 17 (6.75%) Kubernetes
2 6 (2.38%) HAProxy
3 1 (0.40%) Ansible
Vendors
1 10 (3.97%) Red Hat
2 7 (2.78%) Zend
3 6 (2.38%) Microsoft
4 4 (1.59%) Google
4 4 (1.59%) Xamarin
5 3 (1.19%) Adobe
5 3 (1.19%) DevExpress
6 2 (0.79%) WooCommerce
7 1 (0.40%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.40%) Black Duck
7 1 (0.40%) BT
7 1 (0.40%) HP
7 1 (0.40%) Rackspace
7 1 (0.40%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.40%) Twitter