Period
to 25 June 2019

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 25 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
England > South West
6 months to
25 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 44 58 34
Rank change year-on-year +14 -24 0
Permanent jobs citing PHP 625 588 749
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 6.29% 5.41% 7.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.96% 9.01% 11.90%
Number of salaries quoted 581 536 667
South West median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,700
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +12.04% +2.00%
10th Percentile £23,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £51,250 £57,500 £50,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% 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 5,705 6,529 6,295
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 57.45% 60.09% 60.99%
Number of salaries quoted 4,628 5,510 5,352
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £61,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

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 25 June 2019.

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 25 June 2019. 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 +3 181 £40,000 -5.88% 34
Dorset +27 137 £35,000 - 16
Wiltshire +29 90 £32,500 -27.78% 11
Gloucestershire -7 69 £42,500 +6.25% 20
Devon -9 64 £45,000 +32.35% 34
Somerset -9 55 £40,000 +8.11% 14
Cornwall +21 26 £32,000 -8.57%
Avon - 2 - -
PHP
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 2019, 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.

1 429 (68.64%) JavaScript
2 364 (58.24%) HTML
3 338 (54.08%) CSS
4 313 (50.08%) MySQL
5 223 (35.68%) Git (software)
6 213 (34.08%) Agile Software Development
7 210 (33.60%) Linux
8 196 (31.36%) SQL
9 191 (30.56%) jQuery
10 189 (30.24%) MVC
11 187 (29.92%) Laravel
12 149 (23.84%) Python
13 147 (23.52%) Web Development
14 129 (20.64%) LAMP
15 106 (16.96%) HTML5
16 105 (16.80%) OOP
17 101 (16.16%) Marketing
18 97 (15.52%) Apache
19 90 (14.40%) React
20 87 (13.92%) Symfony
21 85 (13.60%) Continuous Integration
21 85 (13.60%) WordPress
22 81 (12.96%) Amazon AWS
22 81 (12.96%) CRM
22 81 (12.96%) Unix
22 81 (12.96%) Scrum
23 80 (12.80%) Software Engineering
24 78 (12.48%) Problem-Solving
25 74 (11.84%) OO
26 73 (11.68%) Node.js

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 97 (15.52%) Apache
2 85 (13.60%) WordPress
3 50 (8.00%) nginx
4 38 (6.08%) CMS
4 38 (6.08%) SharePoint
5 33 (5.28%) Drupal
6 27 (4.32%) Apache Solr
7 25 (4.00%) Confluence
8 17 (2.72%) Joomla!
9 12 (1.92%) IIS
10 11 (1.76%) Elasticsearch
11 9 (1.44%) Tomcat
12 6 (0.96%) ColdFusion
12 6 (0.96%) GeoServer
13 5 (0.80%) ArcGIS
14 4 (0.64%) Alfresco
15 2 (0.32%) eZ Publish
15 2 (0.32%) Moodle
15 2 (0.32%) Totara
16 1 (0.16%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 19 (3.04%) Photoshop
2 11 (1.76%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (0.96%) Sketch
4 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.16%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 42 (6.72%) Magento
2 17 (2.72%) Payment Gateway
3 6 (0.96%) Shopify
4 3 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.32%) CiviCRM
6 1 (0.16%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 81 (12.96%) Amazon AWS
2 72 (11.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 33 (5.28%) Office 365
4 32 (5.12%) Azure Stack
4 32 (5.12%) Google Cloud Platform
4 32 (5.12%) OneDrive
5 29 (4.64%) GitHub
6 25 (4.00%) Google Compute Engine
7 18 (2.88%) SaaS
8 13 (2.08%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 9 (1.44%) Google Analytics
10 8 (1.28%) Serverless
11 7 (1.12%) AWS Lambda
12 6 (0.96%) MailChimp
13 4 (0.64%) Amazon EC2
13 4 (0.64%) npm
13 4 (0.64%) Sage Pay
14 3 (0.48%) Amazon S3
14 3 (0.48%) Amazon SQS
15 2 (0.32%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 37 (5.92%) TCP/IP
2 34 (5.44%) DNS
3 32 (5.12%) DHCP
3 32 (5.12%) NetScaler
3 32 (5.12%) Skype
4 26 (4.16%) Extranet
5 13 (2.08%) Firewall
6 10 (1.60%) Internet
7 9 (1.44%) Network Security
8 8 (1.28%) Asterisk PBX
8 8 (1.28%) Wireshark
9 5 (0.80%) Intranet
9 5 (0.80%) SSH
10 2 (0.32%) HTTP
11 1 (0.16%) HTTPS
11 1 (0.16%) SMTP
11 1 (0.16%) SNMP
11 1 (0.16%) SSL
11 1 (0.16%) VPN
11 1 (0.16%) WEP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 313 (50.08%) MySQL
2 68 (10.88%) SQL Server
3 51 (8.16%) NoSQL
4 46 (7.36%) MongoDB
5 44 (7.04%) Relational Database
6 15 (2.40%) PostgreSQL
7 14 (2.24%) MariaDB
8 10 (1.60%) Oracle BI EE
9 9 (1.44%) Redis
10 6 (0.96%) GIS
10 6 (0.96%) Oracle Database
10 6 (0.96%) Oracle Database 11g
10 6 (0.96%) SQL Server 2005
10 6 (0.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (0.64%) FileMaker
11 4 (0.64%) QGIS
11 4 (0.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (0.64%) SQLite
12 3 (0.48%) Big Data
13 2 (0.32%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 223 (35.68%) Git (software)
2 66 (10.56%) JIRA
3 53 (8.48%) Jenkins
4 41 (6.56%) PHPUnit
5 40 (6.40%) Visual Studio
6 34 (5.44%) TestRail
7 32 (5.12%) Zephyr
8 26 (4.16%) PhpStorm
9 19 (3.04%) webpack
10 14 (2.24%) Selenium
11 13 (2.08%) Bitbucket
11 13 (2.08%) Subversion
12 11 (1.76%) Eclipse
13 10 (1.60%) git-flow
14 7 (1.12%) gulp
14 7 (1.12%) JUnit
15 6 (0.96%) GitLab
15 6 (0.96%) Grunt
15 6 (0.96%) Team Foundation Server
15 6 (0.96%) Xdebug
General
1 101 (16.16%) Marketing
2 41 (6.56%) Retail
3 35 (5.60%) Finance
4 34 (5.44%) Telecoms
5 33 (5.28%) Manufacturing
6 21 (3.36%) Electronics
7 14 (2.24%) Law
8 10 (1.60%) Games
9 9 (1.44%) Billing
10 3 (0.48%) Advertising
10 3 (0.48%) Publishing
11 2 (0.32%) Automotive
11 2 (0.32%) French Language
11 2 (0.32%) Legal
11 2 (0.32%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 488 (78.08%) Developer
2 286 (45.76%) PHP Developer
3 59 (9.44%) Web Developer
4 47 (7.52%) Graduate
5 43 (6.88%) Full Stack Developer
5 43 (6.88%) Senior Developer
6 41 (6.56%) Applications Developer
7 38 (6.08%) Graduate Developer
8 35 (5.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 34 (5.44%) Business Developer
9 34 (5.44%) Graduate Applications Developer
10 30 (4.80%) Software Engineer
11 29 (4.64%) React Developer
12 26 (4.16%) Software Developer
13 25 (4.00%) JavaScript Developer
13 25 (4.00%) Junior
14 23 (3.68%) Analyst
15 22 (3.52%) Junior Developer
16 21 (3.36%) Senior PHP Developer
17 20 (3.20%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 364 (58.24%) HTML
2 338 (54.08%) CSS
3 191 (30.56%) jQuery
4 187 (29.92%) Laravel
5 129 (20.64%) LAMP
6 106 (16.96%) HTML5
7 90 (14.40%) React
8 87 (13.92%) Symfony
9 73 (11.68%) Node.js
10 67 (10.72%) AngularJS
11 63 (10.08%) Ajax
12 62 (9.92%) Vue.js
13 60 (9.60%) Web Services
14 55 (8.80%) CSS3
15 52 (8.32%) REST
16 48 (7.68%) .NET
17 47 (7.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 47 (7.52%) XML
18 45 (7.20%) LEMP Stack
19 39 (6.24%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 37 (5.92%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (5.28%) User Experience
3 29 (4.64%) Greenfield Project
3 29 (4.64%) Self-Motivation
4 27 (4.32%) EPoS
5 16 (2.56%) e-Learning
6 15 (2.40%) Mobile App
7 12 (1.92%) Enterprise Cloud
8 10 (1.60%) Linux Command Line
8 10 (1.60%) Mobile Computing
9 6 (0.96%) Blog
10 5 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (0.80%) Social Media
11 4 (0.64%) 3D Printing
11 4 (0.64%) Arduino
11 4 (0.64%) Management Information System
11 4 (0.64%) Raspberry Pi
12 3 (0.48%) Graphic Design
12 3 (0.48%) Video Editing
12 3 (0.48%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 210 (33.60%) Linux
2 81 (12.96%) Unix
3 52 (8.32%) Windows
4 38 (6.08%) Ubuntu
5 32 (5.12%) Mac OS
6 27 (4.32%) Apple iOS
7 26 (4.16%) Debian
8 24 (3.84%) Android
9 12 (1.92%) Windows Server
10 7 (1.12%) CentOS
11 5 (0.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.16%) Fedora
12 1 (0.16%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 213 (34.08%) Agile Software Development
2 189 (30.24%) MVC
3 147 (23.52%) Web Development
4 105 (16.80%) OOP
5 85 (13.60%) Continuous Integration
6 81 (12.96%) CRM
6 81 (12.96%) Scrum
7 80 (12.80%) Software Engineering
8 78 (12.48%) Problem-Solving
9 74 (11.84%) OO
10 53 (8.48%) Open Source
10 53 (8.48%) Test Automation
11 50 (8.00%) E-Commerce
12 48 (7.68%) Digital Marketing
12 48 (7.68%) Front End Development
12 48 (7.68%) Project Management
13 45 (7.20%) Unit Testing
14 43 (6.88%) TDD
15 37 (5.92%) OO PHP
16 35 (5.60%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 429 (68.64%) JavaScript
2 196 (31.36%) SQL
3 149 (23.84%) Python
4 62 (9.92%) C#
5 54 (8.64%) Java
6 35 (5.60%) PowerShell
6 35 (5.60%) Ruby
7 34 (5.44%) C
8 26 (4.16%) C++
8 26 (4.16%) ES6
8 26 (4.16%) PHP 7
9 21 (3.36%) Bash Shell
9 21 (3.36%) PHP 5
10 11 (1.76%) TypeScript
11 10 (1.60%) Go
11 10 (1.60%) VBA
12 8 (1.28%) T-SQL
13 5 (0.80%) R
14 4 (0.64%) Perl
14 4 (0.64%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 43 (6.88%) Degree
2 40 (6.40%) Security Cleared
3 26 (4.16%) CCNA
3 26 (4.16%) Cisco Certification
4 24 (3.84%) DV Cleared
5 23 (3.68%) CCA
5 23 (3.68%) MCP
5 23 (3.68%) RHCE
6 19 (3.04%) Citrix Certification
7 15 (2.40%) Computer Science Degree
8 10 (1.60%) SC Cleared
9 3 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.16%) CEH
10 1 (0.16%) GIAC
10 1 (0.16%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.16%) Linux+ Certification
10 1 (0.16%) MCSE
10 1 (0.16%) Network+ Certification
10 1 (0.16%) Postgraduate
10 1 (0.16%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (5.12%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 24 (3.84%) QA
3 10 (1.60%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.32%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.16%) SLA
System Software
1 54 (8.64%) Docker
2 36 (5.76%) Active Directory
3 35 (5.60%) VMware Infrastructure
4 32 (5.12%) Hyper-V
4 32 (5.12%) Microsoft App-V
4 32 (5.12%) XenApp
4 32 (5.12%) XenDesktop
5 3 (0.48%) oVirt
5 3 (0.48%) RHEV
6 2 (0.32%) KVM
7 1 (0.16%) LXC
7 1 (0.16%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.16%) Xen
Systems Management
1 33 (5.28%) SCCM
2 32 (5.12%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 32 (5.12%) SCOM
2 32 (5.12%) SCOrch
3 19 (3.04%) Puppet
4 14 (2.24%) Ansible
5 13 (2.08%) Kubernetes
6 8 (1.28%) ZABBIX
7 6 (0.96%) Data Guard
7 6 (0.96%) Grafana
7 6 (0.96%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (0.64%) Terraform
9 2 (0.32%) HP ALM
9 2 (0.32%) Nagios
10 1 (0.16%) CA Single Sign-On
10 1 (0.16%) Docker Swarm
10 1 (0.16%) Prometheus
10 1 (0.16%) Salt
10 1 (0.16%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 47 (7.52%) Google
1 47 (7.52%) VMware
2 41 (6.56%) Cisco
3 35 (5.60%) Adobe
4 34 (5.44%) Atlassian
5 32 (5.12%) Splunk
6 30 (4.80%) Zend
7 28 (4.48%) Citrix
8 19 (3.04%) SAP
9 18 (2.88%) Microsoft
10 10 (1.60%) Oracle
10 10 (1.60%) Tableau
11 9 (1.44%) Palo Alto
12 8 (1.28%) Progress
13 7 (1.12%) WorldPay
14 5 (0.80%) Red Hat
15 4 (0.64%) PayPal
15 4 (0.64%) Sage
16 3 (0.48%) Adyen
16 3 (0.48%) HP