Period
to 16 December 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 16 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
England > South West
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 36 42 41
Rank change year-on-year +6 -1 +3
Permanent jobs citing PHP 711 629 706
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 7.13% 6.19% 6.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.10% 10.43% 11.59%
Number of salaries quoted 682 540 652
South West median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% - -
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,975 £23,750
90th Percentile £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
England median annual salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -

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 5,876 6,032 6,091
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 58.95% 59.40% 56.28%
Number of salaries quoted 4,843 5,100 5,177
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.90%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +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 16 December 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 16 December 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 +5 203 £42,500 +21.43% 62
Dorset +17 171 £32,250 +7.50% 17
Devon +37 94 £37,500 +4.17% 32
Gloucestershire +12 79 £45,000 +12.50% 27
Somerset -5 72 £40,000 +6.67% 36
Cornwall +14 51 £27,500 -31.25% 13
Wiltshire -24 40 £43,750 +9.38% 19
PHP
England

For the 6 months to 16 December 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.

1 445 (62.59%) JavaScript
2 364 (51.20%) HTML
3 352 (49.51%) MySQL
4 333 (46.84%) CSS
5 249 (35.02%) Linux
6 231 (32.49%) Agile Software Development
7 230 (32.35%) Git (software)
8 219 (30.80%) jQuery
9 215 (30.24%) Web Development
10 166 (23.35%) MVC
11 164 (23.07%) LAMP
12 163 (22.93%) Laravel
13 134 (18.85%) SQL
14 124 (17.44%) OO
15 119 (16.74%) WordPress
16 117 (16.46%) Problem-Solving
17 115 (16.17%) Amazon AWS
18 108 (15.19%) Python
19 107 (15.05%) Apache
20 105 (14.77%) Symfony
21 104 (14.63%) Java
22 97 (13.64%) REST
23 92 (12.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
23 92 (12.94%) C#
24 89 (12.52%) HTML5
25 88 (12.38%) XML
26 82 (11.53%) Open Source
27 81 (11.39%) AngularJS
28 79 (11.11%) OOP
29 75 (10.55%) Finance

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
1 119 (16.74%) WordPress
2 107 (15.05%) Apache
3 67 (9.42%) CMS
4 44 (6.19%) Drupal
5 18 (2.53%) Elasticsearch
6 16 (2.25%) eZ Publish
7 15 (2.11%) nginx
8 12 (1.69%) Apache Pig
8 12 (1.69%) Confluence
9 7 (0.98%) ColdFusion
10 6 (0.84%) BizTalk Server
11 4 (0.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 4 (0.56%) Moodle
11 4 (0.56%) Tomcat
12 3 (0.42%) IIS
13 2 (0.28%) Apache Solr
13 2 (0.28%) PrestaShop
13 2 (0.28%) SharePoint
14 1 (0.14%) Apache Spark
14 1 (0.14%) Jetty
Applications
1 12 (1.69%) Photoshop
2 3 (0.42%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.42%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 15 (2.11%) Magento
2 13 (1.83%) Payment Gateway
3 7 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.70%) Shopify
5 4 (0.56%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 115 (16.17%) Amazon AWS
2 48 (6.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 31 (4.36%) GitHub
4 24 (3.38%) SaaS
5 18 (2.53%) Google Cloud Platform
6 17 (2.39%) AWS Lambda
6 17 (2.39%) Serverless
7 16 (2.25%) Amazon EC2
8 14 (1.97%) Amazon S3
9 11 (1.55%) Amazon SQS
10 6 (0.84%) PaaS
11 5 (0.70%) Dynamics 365
12 1 (0.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 1 (0.14%) Amazon SageMaker
12 1 (0.14%) Cloudflare
12 1 (0.14%) Google Play
12 1 (0.14%) iTunes
12 1 (0.14%) npm
12 1 (0.14%) Route 53
12 1 (0.14%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 56 (7.88%) Internet
2 19 (2.67%) Network Security
3 18 (2.53%) TCP/IP
4 16 (2.25%) HTTP
5 12 (1.69%) Firewall
5 12 (1.69%) SSL
6 7 (0.98%) SMS
7 2 (0.28%) SSH
7 2 (0.28%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.14%) Broadband
8 1 (0.14%) DHCP
8 1 (0.14%) DNS
8 1 (0.14%) Extranet
8 1 (0.14%) OpenVPN
8 1 (0.14%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 352 (49.51%) MySQL
2 67 (9.42%) SQL Server
3 45 (6.33%) Relational Database
4 34 (4.78%) PostgreSQL
5 32 (4.50%) MariaDB
6 25 (3.52%) MongoDB
7 16 (2.25%) NoSQL
8 15 (2.11%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 13 (1.83%) Big Data
10 12 (1.69%) Apache Hive
10 12 (1.69%) Hadoop
11 9 (1.27%) Redis
12 8 (1.13%) Apache Cassandra
13 7 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
13 7 (0.98%) FileMaker
13 7 (0.98%) phpMyAdmin
13 7 (0.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 6 (0.84%) SQL Server 2012
15 5 (0.70%) Electronic Patient Records
15 5 (0.70%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 230 (32.35%) Git (software)
2 58 (8.16%) PHPUnit
3 55 (7.74%) JIRA
4 44 (6.19%) Bitbucket
5 39 (5.49%) Jenkins
6 19 (2.67%) Eclipse
6 19 (2.67%) Selenium
7 17 (2.39%) Subversion
8 15 (2.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 14 (1.97%) git-flow
10 12 (1.69%) CodeSonar
10 12 (1.69%) Robot Framework
11 11 (1.55%) Grunt
12 10 (1.41%) gulp
12 10 (1.41%) PhpStorm
12 10 (1.41%) webpack
13 7 (0.98%) GitLab
14 6 (0.84%) Babel
14 6 (0.84%) Travis CI
14 6 (0.84%) Xdebug
General
1 75 (10.55%) Finance
2 55 (7.74%) Marketing
3 54 (7.59%) Retail
4 27 (3.80%) Manufacturing
5 25 (3.52%) Telecoms
6 21 (2.95%) Electronics
7 12 (1.69%) Legal
8 9 (1.27%) Advertising
9 7 (0.98%) Games
10 6 (0.84%) Back Office
11 5 (0.70%) Georgian Language
11 5 (0.70%) Law
12 3 (0.42%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.28%) Banking
14 1 (0.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 577 (81.15%) Developer
2 357 (50.21%) PHP Developer
3 128 (18.00%) Web Developer
4 70 (9.85%) PHP Web Developer
4 70 (9.85%) Software Developer
5 69 (9.70%) Senior Developer
6 53 (7.45%) Backend Developer
7 49 (6.89%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 47 (6.61%) Junior
8 47 (6.61%) Senior PHP Developer
9 46 (6.47%) Junior Developer
10 39 (5.49%) Software Engineer
11 36 (5.06%) Full Stack Developer
11 36 (5.06%) Junior PHP Developer
12 35 (4.92%) LAMP Developer
13 34 (4.78%) JavaScript Developer
14 29 (4.08%) MySQL Developer
14 29 (4.08%) PHP MySQL Developer
15 28 (3.94%) PHP LAMP Developer
16 27 (3.80%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 364 (51.20%) HTML
2 333 (46.84%) CSS
3 219 (30.80%) jQuery
4 164 (23.07%) LAMP
5 163 (22.93%) Laravel
6 105 (14.77%) Symfony
7 97 (13.64%) REST
8 92 (12.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 89 (12.52%) HTML5
10 88 (12.38%) XML
11 81 (11.39%) AngularJS
12 75 (10.55%) Sass
13 72 (10.13%) Node.js
14 67 (9.42%) .NET
15 64 (9.00%) Web Services
16 48 (6.75%) RESTful
17 46 (6.47%) CSS3
18 42 (5.91%) Django
19 41 (5.77%) JSON
20 40 (5.63%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 66 (9.28%) Self-Motivation
2 51 (7.17%) User Experience
3 46 (6.47%) Analytical Skills
3 46 (6.47%) Greenfield Project
4 19 (2.67%) Enterprise Software
5 14 (1.97%) Linux Command Line
6 12 (1.69%) Mobile App
7 11 (1.55%) Graphic Design
8 10 (1.41%) Algorithms
8 10 (1.41%) Data Structures
8 10 (1.41%) Fintech
9 8 (1.13%) Video\Live Streaming
10 7 (0.98%) Digital Signage
10 7 (0.98%) Embedded Systems
10 7 (0.98%) IPTV
10 7 (0.98%) Video on Demand
11 6 (0.84%) Management Information System
11 6 (0.84%) Video Editing
12 5 (0.70%) NHS
12 5 (0.70%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 249 (35.02%) Linux
2 58 (8.16%) Windows
3 44 (6.19%) Unix
4 26 (3.66%) Android
4 26 (3.66%) Apple iOS
5 14 (1.97%) Ubuntu
6 12 (1.69%) Mac OS X
7 9 (1.27%) Windows Server
8 8 (1.13%) CentOS
9 7 (0.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.28%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 231 (32.49%) Agile Software Development
2 215 (30.24%) Web Development
3 166 (23.35%) MVC
4 124 (17.44%) OO
5 117 (16.46%) Problem-Solving
6 82 (11.53%) Open Source
7 79 (11.11%) OOP
8 70 (9.85%) Software Engineering
9 60 (8.44%) Project Management
10 57 (8.02%) Scrum
11 55 (7.74%) OO PHP
12 53 (7.45%) E-Commerce
13 49 (6.89%) Front End Development
14 45 (6.33%) Unit Testing
15 44 (6.19%) Computer Science
16 43 (6.05%) Test Automation
17 40 (5.63%) TDD
18 39 (5.49%) Business Intelligence
19 38 (5.34%) Mentoring
20 37 (5.20%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 445 (62.59%) JavaScript
2 134 (18.85%) SQL
3 108 (15.19%) Python
4 104 (14.63%) Java
5 92 (12.94%) C#
6 43 (6.05%) C
7 42 (5.91%) C++
8 35 (4.92%) Ruby
9 34 (4.78%) Bash Shell
10 22 (3.09%) Go
11 21 (2.95%) PHP 7
12 19 (2.67%) PowerShell
13 15 (2.11%) Objective-C
14 14 (1.97%) ES6
14 14 (1.97%) VB
15 11 (1.55%) TypeScript
15 11 (1.55%) VB.NET
16 9 (1.27%) PHP 5
17 6 (0.84%) Shell Script
17 6 (0.84%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 51 (7.17%) Degree
2 22 (3.09%) Security Cleared
3 21 (2.95%) Microsoft Certification
4 20 (2.81%) Computer Science Degree
4 20 (2.81%) DV Cleared
5 18 (2.53%) CCNA
5 18 (2.53%) Cisco Certification
6 17 (2.39%) CISSP
6 17 (2.39%) SSCP
7 12 (1.69%) CompTIA Security+
7 12 (1.69%) GIAC
7 12 (1.69%) Linux+ Certification
7 12 (1.69%) MCSE
7 12 (1.69%) Network+ Certification
7 12 (1.69%) SANS
8 6 (0.84%) Postgraduate
9 5 (0.70%) LPIC
10 4 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (0.56%) SC Cleared
11 3 (0.42%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (2.39%) ISO 9001
2 14 (1.97%) QA
3 8 (1.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.14%) GDPR
System Software
1 60 (8.44%) Docker
2 12 (1.69%) vSphere
3 3 (0.42%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.14%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.14%) FreeRADIUS
4 1 (0.14%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.14%) KVM
4 1 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 31 (4.36%) Puppet
2 12 (1.69%) Ansible
2 12 (1.69%) Kubernetes
2 12 (1.69%) Salt
3 10 (1.41%) Cacti
3 10 (1.41%) ZABBIX
4 6 (0.84%) HP ALM
5 3 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.28%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 47 (6.61%) Microsoft
2 28 (3.94%) Zend
3 21 (2.95%) Adobe
4 18 (2.53%) SAP
5 15 (2.11%) Google
6 14 (1.97%) Xamarin
7 11 (1.55%) Cisco
8 10 (1.41%) Atlassian
8 10 (1.41%) Oracle
9 9 (1.27%) VMware
10 8 (1.13%) HP
10 8 (1.13%) Red Hat
11 6 (0.84%) WooCommerce
12 5 (0.70%) Sencha
13 4 (0.56%) Panasonic
14 1 (0.14%) DevExpress
14 1 (0.14%) Facebook
14 1 (0.14%) Tableau
14 1 (0.14%) Thunderhead
14 1 (0.14%) XMPie