Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
England > South West
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 41 36 35
Rank change year-on-year -5 -1 +5
Permanent jobs citing PHP 634 764 750
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 6.10% 7.41% 6.89%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.09% 12.16% 12.28%
Number of salaries quoted 578 679 735
South West median annual salary £40,000 £35,700 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.04% +2.00% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,250 £23,000
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 6,283 6,282 6,108
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 60.49% 60.90% 56.12%
Number of salaries quoted 5,303 5,359 5,241
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £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 20 August 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 20 August 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 -4 212 £42,500 +25.00% 47
Dorset -20 82 £35,000 +11.11% 30
Somerset +24 75 £40,000 +6.67% 24
Gloucestershire -24 75 £40,000 - 24
Devon +9 66 £35,000 +3.44% 31
Cornwall -4 63 £30,000 -29.41% 7
Wiltshire -34 54 £40,000 +11.11% 14
PHP
England

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 402 (63.41%) JavaScript
2 392 (61.83%) HTML
3 371 (58.52%) CSS
4 342 (53.94%) MySQL
5 219 (34.54%) Web Development
6 211 (33.28%) Linux
7 205 (32.33%) Agile Software Development
8 197 (31.07%) Git (software)
9 171 (26.97%) jQuery
10 141 (22.24%) MVC
11 137 (21.61%) SQL
12 136 (21.45%) Laravel
13 134 (21.14%) LAMP
14 126 (19.87%) Apache
15 122 (19.24%) Java
16 120 (18.93%) AngularJS
17 119 (18.77%) HTML5
18 118 (18.61%) Symfony
19 117 (18.45%) OO
20 115 (18.14%) Python
21 113 (17.82%) C#
22 94 (14.83%) Problem-Solving
23 92 (14.51%) SQL Server
24 90 (14.20%) REST
25 87 (13.72%) Twitter Bootstrap
26 84 (13.25%) .NET
27 81 (12.78%) Project Management
28 79 (12.46%) E-Commerce
29 78 (12.30%) CSS3
30 76 (11.99%) XML

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
1 126 (19.87%) Apache
2 70 (11.04%) WordPress
3 66 (10.41%) CMS
4 35 (5.52%) Drupal
5 29 (4.57%) nginx
6 16 (2.52%) Elasticsearch
7 15 (2.37%) Moodle
8 14 (2.21%) BizTalk Server
9 11 (1.74%) Apache Pig
9 11 (1.74%) Confluence
10 9 (1.42%) Apache Solr
11 7 (1.10%) Tomcat
12 6 (0.95%) SharePoint
13 4 (0.63%) IIS
13 4 (0.63%) OpenStack
13 4 (0.63%) PrestaShop
14 3 (0.47%) concrete5
15 2 (0.32%) JBoss
16 1 (0.16%) GeoServer
16 1 (0.16%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (1.42%) Photoshop
2 5 (0.79%) InfoPath
3 3 (0.47%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (0.47%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.47%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.16%) InVision
Business Applications
1 32 (5.05%) Magento
2 7 (1.10%) Shopify
3 4 (0.63%) OpenCart
3 4 (0.63%) Visualfiles
4 3 (0.47%) WebTrends
5 2 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.32%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.16%) nopCommerce
Cloud Services
1 36 (5.68%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (3.79%) GitHub
3 21 (3.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (3.31%) SaaS
4 6 (0.95%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (0.79%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (0.79%) Dynamics 365
6 4 (0.63%) Amazon S3
7 3 (0.47%) Google Analytics
7 3 (0.47%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 2 (0.32%) Amazon SQS
8 2 (0.32%) G Suite
8 2 (0.32%) npm
9 1 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.16%) Google Play
9 1 (0.16%) Heroku
9 1 (0.16%) iTunes
9 1 (0.16%) PaaS
9 1 (0.16%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
9 1 (0.16%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 57 (8.99%) Internet
2 24 (3.79%) HTTP
3 23 (3.63%) TCP/IP
4 21 (3.31%) Firewall
4 21 (3.31%) SMS
5 13 (2.05%) SSL
6 10 (1.58%) SSH
7 9 (1.42%) DNS
7 9 (1.42%) Network Security
8 6 (0.95%) Intrusion Detection
8 6 (0.95%) SMTP
9 5 (0.79%) DHCP
9 5 (0.79%) Extranet
10 3 (0.47%) LAN
10 3 (0.47%) Wireless
10 3 (0.47%) WLAN
11 2 (0.32%) HTTPS
11 2 (0.32%) SNMP
12 1 (0.16%) OpenVPN
12 1 (0.16%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 342 (53.94%) MySQL
2 92 (14.51%) SQL Server
3 44 (6.94%) Relational Database
4 36 (5.68%) NoSQL
5 21 (3.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 20 (3.15%) MongoDB
7 14 (2.21%) Data Warehouse
7 14 (2.21%) Redis
7 14 (2.21%) SQL Server 2012
8 13 (2.05%) Apache Cassandra
8 13 (2.05%) Big Data
8 13 (2.05%) PostgreSQL
9 12 (1.89%) MariaDB
10 11 (1.74%) Apache Hive
10 11 (1.74%) Hadoop
11 7 (1.10%) Electronic Patient Records
12 3 (0.47%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 3 (0.47%) Amazon RDS
13 2 (0.32%) Amazon Redshift
13 2 (0.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 197 (31.07%) Git (software)
2 73 (11.51%) PHPUnit
3 63 (9.94%) JIRA
4 37 (5.84%) Jenkins
5 31 (4.89%) Bitbucket
6 29 (4.57%) Subversion
7 17 (2.68%) Selenium
8 16 (2.52%) gulp
9 13 (2.05%) Mercurial
10 12 (1.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 12 (1.89%) git-flow
11 11 (1.74%) CodeSonar
11 11 (1.74%) Eclipse
11 11 (1.74%) Robot Framework
12 10 (1.58%) webpack
13 9 (1.42%) GitLab
13 9 (1.42%) Grunt
14 7 (1.10%) PhpStorm
15 5 (0.79%) Xdebug
16 4 (0.63%) Vagrant
General
1 69 (10.88%) Finance
2 68 (10.73%) Retail
3 61 (9.62%) Marketing
4 24 (3.79%) Manufacturing
5 18 (2.84%) Electronics
6 17 (2.68%) Telecoms
7 10 (1.58%) Advertising
8 8 (1.26%) Law
9 5 (0.79%) Games
9 5 (0.79%) Georgian Language
10 4 (0.63%) Legal
11 2 (0.32%) Automotive
12 1 (0.16%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.16%) Local Government
12 1 (0.16%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.16%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 514 (81.07%) Developer
2 279 (44.01%) PHP Developer
3 130 (20.50%) Web Developer
4 84 (13.25%) Senior Developer
5 59 (9.31%) PHP Web Developer
6 57 (8.99%) Software Developer
7 45 (7.10%) Senior PHP Developer
8 43 (6.78%) Software Engineer
9 38 (5.99%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 35 (5.52%) Backend Developer
11 33 (5.21%) Senior Software Developer
12 32 (5.05%) Java Developer
13 30 (4.73%) Full Stack Developer
14 27 (4.26%) MySQL Developer
15 25 (3.94%) Analyst
15 25 (3.94%) Java Engineer
15 25 (3.94%) Java Software Engineer
16 24 (3.79%) JavaScript Developer
16 24 (3.79%) PHP MySQL Developer
17 20 (3.15%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 392 (61.83%) HTML
2 371 (58.52%) CSS
3 171 (26.97%) jQuery
4 136 (21.45%) Laravel
5 134 (21.14%) LAMP
6 120 (18.93%) AngularJS
7 119 (18.77%) HTML5
8 118 (18.61%) Symfony
9 90 (14.20%) REST
10 87 (13.72%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 84 (13.25%) .NET
12 78 (12.30%) CSS3
13 76 (11.99%) XML
14 62 (9.78%) Sass
15 59 (9.31%) Web Services
16 49 (7.73%) RESTful
17 41 (6.47%) JSON
17 41 (6.47%) SOAP
18 40 (6.31%) React
19 36 (5.68%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 71 (11.20%) Computer Science
2 47 (7.41%) User Experience
3 43 (6.78%) Greenfield Project
4 42 (6.62%) Self-Motivation
5 39 (6.15%) Analytical Skills
6 29 (4.57%) Enterprise Software
7 23 (3.63%) Linux Command Line
8 22 (3.47%) Fintech
9 19 (3.00%) Management Information System
10 18 (2.84%) Algorithms
11 17 (2.68%) Data Structures
11 17 (2.68%) Mobile App
12 12 (1.89%) Graphic Design
13 11 (1.74%) VLE
14 9 (1.42%) NHS
14 9 (1.42%) Social Network
15 7 (1.10%) EPoS
16 6 (0.95%) Digital Media
16 6 (0.95%) Social Media
16 6 (0.95%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 211 (33.28%) Linux
2 60 (9.46%) Windows
3 58 (9.15%) Unix
4 23 (3.63%) Apple iOS
5 19 (3.00%) Android
6 18 (2.84%) Ubuntu
7 11 (1.74%) Mac OS X
8 7 (1.10%) Solaris
9 6 (0.95%) CentOS
10 4 (0.63%) Windows Server
11 2 (0.32%) Debian
11 2 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.32%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 219 (34.54%) Web Development
2 205 (32.33%) Agile Software Development
3 141 (22.24%) MVC
4 117 (18.45%) OO
5 94 (14.83%) Problem-Solving
6 81 (12.78%) Project Management
7 79 (12.46%) E-Commerce
8 70 (11.04%) Open Source
9 64 (10.09%) Software Engineering
10 58 (9.15%) OOP
11 51 (8.04%) Scrum
12 48 (7.57%) TDD
13 45 (7.10%) Workflow
14 41 (6.47%) Time Management
15 40 (6.31%) Front End Development
16 39 (6.15%) Mentoring
17 38 (5.99%) DevOps
17 38 (5.99%) ITIL
18 36 (5.68%) Unit Testing
19 34 (5.36%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 402 (63.41%) JavaScript
2 137 (21.61%) SQL
3 122 (19.24%) Java
4 115 (18.14%) Python
5 113 (17.82%) C#
6 49 (7.73%) C++
7 41 (6.47%) C
7 41 (6.47%) Ruby
8 39 (6.15%) Bash Shell
9 25 (3.94%) VB.NET
10 21 (3.31%) ES6
11 16 (2.52%) PowerShell
12 13 (2.05%) T-SQL
13 12 (1.89%) Objective-C
13 12 (1.89%) Perl
14 9 (1.42%) TypeScript
15 8 (1.26%) VB
16 6 (0.95%) PHP 7
17 4 (0.63%) Apple Swift
17 4 (0.63%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 65 (10.25%) Degree
2 29 (4.57%) Computer Science Degree
3 27 (4.26%) CCNA
3 27 (4.26%) Cisco Certification
4 22 (3.47%) CISSP
4 22 (3.47%) SSCP
5 18 (2.84%) Security Cleared
6 15 (2.37%) DV Cleared
7 14 (2.21%) DBS Check
7 14 (2.21%) Microsoft Certification
7 14 (2.21%) Postgraduate
8 11 (1.74%) CompTIA Security+
8 11 (1.74%) GIAC
8 11 (1.74%) Linux+ Certification
8 11 (1.74%) LPIC
8 11 (1.74%) MCSE
8 11 (1.74%) Network+ Certification
8 11 (1.74%) SANS
9 5 (0.79%) ISEB
9 5 (0.79%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (2.84%) QA
2 4 (0.63%) GDPR
3 1 (0.16%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (0.16%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 59 (9.31%) Docker
2 11 (1.74%) vSphere
3 9 (1.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.79%) Hyper-V
4 5 (0.79%) KVM
4 5 (0.79%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.32%) FreeRADIUS
5 2 (0.32%) Snort
6 1 (0.16%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 31 (4.89%) Puppet
2 14 (2.21%) Kubernetes
3 13 (2.05%) ZABBIX
4 12 (1.89%) Ansible
5 11 (1.74%) Cacti
5 11 (1.74%) Salt
6 3 (0.47%) HP ALM
6 3 (0.47%) Plesk
7 2 (0.32%) Cobbler
7 2 (0.32%) Nagios
7 2 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 64 (10.09%) Microsoft
2 29 (4.57%) Google
3 23 (3.63%) Zend
4 14 (2.21%) SAP
5 13 (2.05%) Cisco
6 12 (1.89%) Adobe
7 10 (1.58%) VMware
8 9 (1.42%) Capita
9 7 (1.10%) WooCommerce
10 6 (0.95%) Atlassian
10 6 (0.95%) Oracle
10 6 (0.95%) Red Hat
11 5 (0.79%) Xamarin
12 4 (0.63%) HP
13 3 (0.47%) Sencha
13 3 (0.47%) Twitter
14 2 (0.32%) Avid
14 2 (0.32%) HubSpot
14 2 (0.32%) Salesforce.com
15 1 (0.16%) Thunderhead