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 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PHP
England / South West
Rank 35 35 25
Rank change year-on-year 0 -10  
Permanent jobs citing PHP 359 405 513
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 7.06% 6.89% 8.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.83% 12.49% 15.62%
Number of salaries quoted 318 375 465
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £24,600
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,900 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +2.85%  

PHP is in the programming language skills category. The next 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 programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 3034 3242 3285
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 59.65% 55.16% 54.96%
Number of salaries quoted 2571 2767 2855
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.46% +1.25%  

PHP
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West citing PHP as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol -12 92 £35,000 +7.69% 22
Wiltshire +38 60 £36,000 +2.85% 3
Gloucestershire +14 58 £36,500 -8.75% 10
Somerset -6 52 £37,500 +7.14% 8
Devon 0 40 £32,500 +30.00% 10
Dorset -6 38 £31,500 -16.00% 5
Cornwall +15 18 £31,750 +22.11% 1
PHP
England

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT jobs citing PHP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region with a requirement for PHP.

1 468 (68.02%) JavaScript
2 452 (65.70%) HTML
3 393 (57.12%) CSS
4 353 (51.31%) MySQL
5 239 (34.74%) Web Development
6 222 (32.27%) jQuery
7 217 (31.54%) Agile Software Development
8 198 (28.78%) Linux
9 181 (26.31%) Git (software)
10 168 (24.42%) Java
11 164 (23.84%) MVC
12 147 (21.37%) OO
13 144 (20.93%) AngularJS
14 135 (19.62%) SQL
15 133 (19.33%) LAMP
16 130 (18.90%) HTML5
17 113 (16.42%) XML
18 106 (15.41%) Web Services
19 104 (15.12%) Laravel
20 98 (14.24%) Zend
21 94 (13.66%) OOP
22 92 (13.37%) Apache
23 87 (12.65%) Scrum
23 87 (12.65%) WordPress
24 84 (12.21%) Subversion
25 83 (12.06%) Symfony
25 83 (12.06%) Drupal
25 83 (12.06%) Open Source
26 81 (11.77%) C#
26 81 (11.77%) OO PHP

PHP
Top Related 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 92 (13.37%) Apache
2 87 (12.65%) WordPress
3 83 (12.06%) Drupal
4 50 (7.27%) JBoss
5 39 (5.67%) CMS
6 34 (4.94%) WebLogic
6 34 (4.94%) WebSphere
7 32 (4.65%) Joomla!
8 28 (4.07%) Confluence
9 27 (3.92%) Alfresco
10 21 (3.05%) Tomcat
11 18 (2.62%) Elasticsearch
12 17 (2.47%) IIS
13 15 (2.18%) Jetty
14 11 (1.60%) nginx
15 9 (1.31%) BizTalk Server
16 8 (1.16%) Apache Spark
16 8 (1.16%) OpenStack
16 8 (1.16%) SharePoint
17 7 (1.02%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 30 (4.36%) MS Excel
2 20 (2.91%) Photoshop
3 9 (1.31%) Adobe Illustrator
3 9 (1.31%) MS Office
3 9 (1.31%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.44%) InDesign
4 3 (0.44%) SPSS
4 3 (0.44%) SPSS Modeler
5 2 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.29%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 41 (5.96%) Magento
2 9 (1.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.58%) Oracle HRMS
3 4 (0.58%) Payment Gateway
3 4 (0.58%) Shopify
4 3 (0.44%) Unit4 Business World
5 2 (0.29%) WebTrends
6 1 (0.15%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 43 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
2 39 (5.67%) GitHub
3 21 (3.05%) SaaS
4 11 (1.60%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (1.02%) Amazon S3
6 5 (0.73%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (0.73%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 5 (0.73%) Slack
7 3 (0.44%) Dropbox
8 1 (0.15%) Adobe Analytics
8 1 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.15%) G Suite
8 1 (0.15%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.15%) Google App Engine
8 1 (0.15%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.15%) Google Compute Engine
8 1 (0.15%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (2.91%) Internet
2 11 (1.60%) HTTP
3 10 (1.45%) TCP/IP
4 8 (1.16%) Firewall
5 6 (0.87%) DNS
6 5 (0.73%) Skype
6 5 (0.73%) SSL
7 4 (0.58%) DHCP
7 4 (0.58%) Intranet
7 4 (0.58%) SSH
7 4 (0.58%) VPN
8 3 (0.44%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (0.44%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (0.44%) NAS
8 3 (0.44%) NFC
8 3 (0.44%) SAN
8 3 (0.44%) WAN
9 2 (0.29%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (0.29%) Junos
9 2 (0.29%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 353 (51.31%) MySQL
2 69 (10.03%) MongoDB
2 69 (10.03%) SQL Server
3 38 (5.52%) Relational Database
4 32 (4.65%) NoSQL
5 30 (4.36%) MS Access
5 30 (4.36%) PostgreSQL
6 19 (2.76%) Apache Cassandra
6 19 (2.76%) Big Data
7 15 (2.18%) Hadoop
8 14 (2.03%) Redis
9 10 (1.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 9 (1.31%) SQL Server 2012
11 7 (1.02%) Couchbase
11 7 (1.02%) Riak
12 6 (0.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 5 (0.73%) Apache Hive
13 5 (0.73%) FileMaker
13 5 (0.73%) SQL Server 2008
14 4 (0.58%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 181 (26.31%) Git (software)
2 84 (12.21%) Subversion
3 55 (7.99%) Maven
4 47 (6.83%) JIRA
5 46 (6.69%) Jenkins
6 27 (3.92%) Oracle Forms
7 26 (3.78%) Eclipse
8 24 (3.49%) JUnit
9 21 (3.05%) Vagrant
10 18 (2.62%) gulp
11 17 (2.47%) Grunt
12 15 (2.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 15 (2.18%) Mockito
13 13 (1.89%) Mercurial
13 13 (1.89%) Selenium
14 9 (1.31%) Bitbucket
14 9 (1.31%) Redmine
15 7 (1.02%) Gradle
15 7 (1.02%) Visual Studio
16 5 (0.73%) IntelliJ
General
1 76 (11.05%) Finance
2 40 (5.81%) Telecoms
3 34 (4.94%) Marketing
4 30 (4.36%) Banking
5 24 (3.49%) Retail
6 20 (2.91%) Advertising
6 20 (2.91%) Games
7 14 (2.03%) Electronics
8 12 (1.74%) Manufacturing
9 7 (1.02%) Publishing
10 6 (0.87%) Back Office
11 5 (0.73%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.29%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.15%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.15%) Arabic Language
13 1 (0.15%) Automotive
13 1 (0.15%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 546 (79.36%) Developer
2 330 (47.97%) PHP Developer
3 112 (16.28%) Web Developer
4 75 (10.90%) PHP Web Developer
5 67 (9.74%) Senior Developer
6 53 (7.70%) Full Stack Developer
7 47 (6.83%) Java Developer
8 35 (5.09%) Junior
9 34 (4.94%) Junior Developer
10 33 (4.80%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 32 (4.65%) Senior PHP Developer
12 31 (4.51%) Software Developer
13 27 (3.92%) Analyst
13 27 (3.92%) Junior PHP Developer
14 26 (3.78%) MySQL Developer
14 26 (3.78%) PHP MySQL Developer
15 23 (3.34%) Applications Support
16 19 (2.76%) HTML Developer
17 18 (2.62%) JavaScript Developer
17 18 (2.62%) LAMP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 452 (65.70%) HTML
2 393 (57.12%) CSS
3 222 (32.27%) jQuery
4 144 (20.93%) AngularJS
5 133 (19.33%) LAMP
6 130 (18.90%) HTML5
7 113 (16.42%) XML
8 106 (15.41%) Web Services
9 104 (15.12%) Laravel
10 83 (12.06%) Symfony
11 75 (10.90%) SOAP
12 73 (10.61%) REST
13 67 (9.74%) CSS3
14 65 (9.45%) .NET
15 63 (9.16%) Ajax
16 57 (8.28%) JSON
17 46 (6.69%) Sass
18 45 (6.54%) Backbone.js
19 43 (6.25%) Hibernate
19 43 (6.25%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 47 (6.83%) User Experience
2 28 (4.07%) Computer Science
3 26 (3.78%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (2.91%) Linux Command Line
5 18 (2.62%) Enterprise Software
6 14 (2.03%) Social Media
7 11 (1.60%) Mobile App
8 9 (1.31%) Management Information System
9 8 (1.16%) N-Tier
10 7 (1.02%) NHS
11 6 (0.87%) Digital Media
12 5 (0.73%) e-Learning
12 5 (0.73%) Hedge funds
13 4 (0.58%) Augmented Reality
13 4 (0.58%) Data Centre
13 4 (0.58%) iPad
13 4 (0.58%) Replication
14 3 (0.44%) Algorithms
14 3 (0.44%) Private Cloud
14 3 (0.44%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 198 (28.78%) Linux
2 56 (8.14%) Unix
3 53 (7.70%) Apple iOS
4 42 (6.10%) Android
5 38 (5.52%) Windows
6 16 (2.33%) CentOS
6 16 (2.33%) Mac OS X
7 7 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (0.87%) Ubuntu
9 5 (0.73%) Windows Server
10 4 (0.58%) Debian
11 3 (0.44%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.29%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.29%) Windows Phone
12 2 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.15%) Fedora
13 1 (0.15%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.15%) Windows Embedded Compact
13 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 239 (34.74%) Web Development
2 217 (31.54%) Agile Software Development
3 164 (23.84%) MVC
4 147 (21.37%) OO
5 94 (13.66%) OOP
6 87 (12.65%) Scrum
7 83 (12.06%) Open Source
8 81 (11.77%) OO PHP
9 70 (10.17%) E-Commerce
10 63 (9.16%) ITIL
10 63 (9.16%) TDD
11 55 (7.99%) Software Engineering
12 46 (6.69%) Kanban
13 42 (6.10%) iOS Development
14 40 (5.81%) Front End Development
15 39 (5.67%) SDLC
16 38 (5.52%) Mobile Development
17 37 (5.38%) Unit Testing
18 36 (5.23%) Continuous Integration
19 35 (5.09%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 468 (68.02%) JavaScript
2 168 (24.42%) Java
3 135 (19.62%) SQL
4 81 (11.77%) C#
5 74 (10.76%) Python
6 48 (6.98%) C
7 46 (6.69%) PowerShell
8 44 (6.40%) Bash Shell
9 34 (4.94%) VBA
10 31 (4.51%) C++
11 30 (4.36%) Delphi
12 28 (4.07%) Perl
13 27 (3.92%) Pascal
13 27 (3.92%) PHP 5
14 22 (3.20%) Objective-C
15 16 (2.33%) Apple Swift
16 12 (1.74%) VB.NET
17 7 (1.02%) Groovy
17 7 (1.02%) R
17 7 (1.02%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 73 (10.61%) Degree
2 47 (6.83%) Security Cleared
3 28 (4.07%) SC Cleared
4 20 (2.91%) DV Cleared
5 9 (1.31%) CCNA
5 9 (1.31%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (0.87%) MCSE
6 6 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (0.73%) Postgraduate
8 4 (0.58%) CISSP
8 4 (0.58%) CompTIA Security+
8 4 (0.58%) GIAC
8 4 (0.58%) Linux+ Certification
8 4 (0.58%) Network+ Certification
8 4 (0.58%) SANS
8 4 (0.58%) Security+ Certification
8 4 (0.58%) SSCP
9 3 (0.44%) ISEB
9 3 (0.44%) ISTQB
9 3 (0.44%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.16%) QA
2 3 (0.44%) PCI DSS
2 3 (0.44%) WCAG
3 1 (0.15%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (3.49%) Docker
2 7 (1.02%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.73%) vSphere
4 4 (0.58%) iptables
4 4 (0.58%) KVM
4 4 (0.58%) Samba
5 2 (0.29%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (0.29%) Gluster
5 2 (0.29%) VirtualBox
5 2 (0.29%) XenApp
6 1 (0.15%) Firmware
6 1 (0.15%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.15%) Xen
Systems Management
1 31 (4.51%) Nagios
2 26 (3.78%) Ansible
3 24 (3.49%) Puppet
4 15 (2.18%) Opscode Chef
5 13 (1.89%) Salt
6 9 (1.31%) Kibana
7 7 (1.02%) logstash
8 4 (0.58%) Check_MK
8 4 (0.58%) Grafana
8 4 (0.58%) Graylog
8 4 (0.58%) Pingdom
9 3 (0.44%) cPanel
9 3 (0.44%) Host Intrusion Detection System
10 2 (0.29%) Backup Exec
10 2 (0.29%) Juju
10 2 (0.29%) Norton AntiVirus
11 1 (0.15%) Kubernetes
11 1 (0.15%) Oozie
Vendors
1 98 (14.24%) Zend
2 52 (7.56%) Oracle
3 31 (4.51%) IBM
4 30 (4.36%) Microsoft
5 18 (2.62%) Atlassian
6 15 (2.18%) Adobe
6 15 (2.18%) HP
7 9 (1.31%) Google
7 9 (1.31%) SAP
8 8 (1.16%) Cisco
8 8 (1.16%) Infobright
8 8 (1.16%) Red Hat
9 5 (0.73%) VMware
10 4 (0.58%) Dell
10 4 (0.58%) New Relic
10 4 (0.58%) Nokia
10 4 (0.58%) PagerDuty
11 3 (0.44%) Perforce
11 3 (0.44%) Qualys
11 3 (0.44%) Splunk
Bristol, Avon
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £25000.0000 - £35000.0000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Exeter, Devon
set2recruit
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £250 - £320 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £25-30,000 + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Exeter, Devon
set2recruit
Salary: From £20,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Talent International
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + BONUS & BENEFITS
Posted: 19 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Spring Technology
Posted: Yesterday
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Salisbury, Wiltshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Exeter, Devon
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £32k plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits & training
Posted: Yesterday
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Senitor Associates
Salary: Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bridgwater, Somerset
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £ neg + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £31000 per annum + outstanding benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bath, Avon
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £34,000 to £35,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
n-tier selection limited
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + 36 days holiday + more
Posted: 2 days ago