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

PHP
England > South West
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 45 41 37
Rank change year-on-year -4 -4 -5
Permanent jobs citing PHP 590 673 757
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 5.86% 6.40% 6.63%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.96% 11.38% 11.72%
Number of salaries quoted 500 614 724
South West median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10th Percentile £26,150 £24,000 £24,825
90th Percentile £52,500 £54,625 £55,875
England median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.75% - +6.67%

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 5,925 5,914 6,461
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 58.88% 56.28% 56.61%
Number of salaries quoted 5,015 5,000 5,621
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.94% +5.19% +4.05%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £61,250 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% 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 16 January 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 January 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 +6 199 £35,000 -6.67% 31
Somerset +6 108 £37,500 +17.19% 16
Dorset -5 108 £30,000 -7.69% 24
Gloucestershire -22 73 £42,500 +6.25% 18
Wiltshire -9 49 £40,000 +14.29% 7
Devon -17 24 £35,250 +8.46% 19
Cornwall -20 23 £40,000 +45.45% 6
PHP
England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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.

1 439 (74.41%) JavaScript
2 378 (64.07%) HTML
3 371 (62.88%) CSS
4 325 (55.08%) MySQL
5 273 (46.27%) Web Development
6 228 (38.64%) Git (software)
7 197 (33.39%) Linux
8 182 (30.85%) jQuery
9 169 (28.64%) Agile Software Development
10 149 (25.25%) OO
11 144 (24.41%) MVC
12 138 (23.39%) Laravel
13 121 (20.51%) AngularJS
14 115 (19.49%) HTML5
15 114 (19.32%) Java
16 110 (18.64%) LAMP
17 107 (18.14%) OOP
17 107 (18.14%) React
18 105 (17.80%) SQL
19 96 (16.27%) SQL Server
20 93 (15.76%) E-Commerce
21 86 (14.58%) Front End Development
22 81 (13.73%) Symfony
23 76 (12.88%) Ajax
23 76 (12.88%) Apache
23 76 (12.88%) .NET
24 73 (12.37%) C#
25 71 (12.03%) Sass
26 68 (11.53%) Zend
27 67 (11.36%) Python

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 76 (12.88%) Apache
2 57 (9.66%) WordPress
3 35 (5.93%) CMS
4 30 (5.08%) Drupal
5 26 (4.41%) Elasticsearch
6 19 (3.22%) SilverStripe
7 14 (2.37%) IIS
8 13 (2.20%) nginx
9 12 (2.03%) Confluence
10 11 (1.86%) Apache Solr
10 11 (1.86%) BizTalk Server
11 10 (1.69%) Tomcat
12 6 (1.02%) JBoss
13 5 (0.85%) Joomla!
13 5 (0.85%) PrestaShop
14 4 (0.68%) Apache Pig
14 4 (0.68%) OpenStack
14 4 (0.68%) Umbraco
15 3 (0.51%) concrete5
16 2 (0.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 15 (2.54%) Photoshop
2 12 (2.03%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (1.86%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (0.68%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 4 (0.68%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (0.34%) Fireworks
5 2 (0.34%) InDesign
6 1 (0.17%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 43 (7.29%) Magento
2 7 (1.19%) Shopify
3 5 (0.85%) OpenCart
3 5 (0.85%) Zen Cart
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.17%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 64 (10.85%) Amazon AWS
2 58 (9.83%) SaaS
3 24 (4.07%) Microsoft Azure
4 22 (3.73%) GitHub
5 17 (2.88%) Google Cloud Platform
6 6 (1.02%) Amazon S3
6 6 (1.02%) Slack
7 4 (0.68%) Algolia
7 4 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (0.68%) npm
7 4 (0.68%) PaaS
8 3 (0.51%) Bluemix
8 3 (0.51%) Firebase
8 3 (0.51%) IBM Cloud
8 3 (0.51%) OpenShift
9 2 (0.34%) Google Analytics
9 2 (0.34%) IaaS
9 2 (0.34%) Office 365
9 2 (0.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 2 (0.34%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 44 (7.46%) Internet
2 16 (2.71%) Firewall
3 15 (2.54%) Network Security
4 13 (2.20%) HTTP
4 13 (2.20%) TCP/IP
5 9 (1.53%) DNS
6 5 (0.85%) DHCP
6 5 (0.85%) SMTP
7 4 (0.68%) Cisco IOS
7 4 (0.68%) Junos
7 4 (0.68%) SSL
7 4 (0.68%) Wireless
8 2 (0.34%) FCoE
8 2 (0.34%) LAN
8 2 (0.34%) MQTT
8 2 (0.34%) SNMP
9 1 (0.17%) Bluetooth
9 1 (0.17%) SMS
9 1 (0.17%) Software-Defined Networking
9 1 (0.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 325 (55.08%) MySQL
2 96 (16.27%) SQL Server
3 30 (5.08%) Relational Database
4 28 (4.75%) MongoDB
5 23 (3.90%) NoSQL
6 22 (3.73%) Redis
7 19 (3.22%) PostgreSQL
8 15 (2.54%) MariaDB
9 14 (2.37%) SQL Server 2014
10 12 (2.03%) MS Access
11 11 (1.86%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 9 (1.53%) Apache Cassandra
13 8 (1.36%) Big Data
14 6 (1.02%) Azure SQL Database
14 6 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
15 4 (0.68%) Apache Hive
15 4 (0.68%) Hadoop
16 3 (0.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 2 (0.34%) Amazon RDS
17 2 (0.34%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 228 (38.64%) Git (software)
2 61 (10.34%) Subversion
3 42 (7.12%) JIRA
4 39 (6.61%) gulp
5 38 (6.44%) Grunt
6 30 (5.08%) Jenkins
6 30 (5.08%) PHPUnit
7 19 (3.22%) Vagrant
7 19 (3.22%) webpack
8 15 (2.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 13 (2.20%) Visual Studio
10 12 (2.03%) Mercurial
11 11 (1.86%) Team Foundation Server
12 9 (1.53%) Selenium
13 8 (1.36%) Bitbucket
13 8 (1.36%) Bugzilla
13 8 (1.36%) Trac
14 7 (1.19%) Jasmine
15 6 (1.02%) Maven
15 6 (1.02%) PEAR
General
1 49 (8.31%) Retail
2 39 (6.61%) Marketing
3 33 (5.59%) Finance
4 27 (4.58%) Telecoms
5 24 (4.07%) Advertising
6 16 (2.71%) Law
7 7 (1.19%) Pharmaceutical
8 6 (1.02%) Banking
8 6 (1.02%) Electronics
8 6 (1.02%) Games
8 6 (1.02%) Manufacturing
9 5 (0.85%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.17%) Arabic Language
10 1 (0.17%) Legal
10 1 (0.17%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 497 (84.24%) Developer
2 306 (51.86%) PHP Developer
3 115 (19.49%) Web Developer
4 70 (11.86%) Senior Developer
5 64 (10.85%) PHP Web Developer
6 52 (8.81%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 48 (8.14%) Senior PHP Developer
8 41 (6.95%) Full Stack Developer
9 39 (6.61%) JavaScript Developer
10 38 (6.44%) Junior
11 33 (5.59%) Junior Developer
12 23 (3.90%) .NET Developer
13 22 (3.73%) Analyst
13 22 (3.73%) Junior PHP Developer
14 20 (3.39%) Java Developer
15 19 (3.22%) Software Engineer
16 18 (3.05%) Lead Developer
17 16 (2.71%) Senior JavaScript Developer
18 15 (2.54%) HTML Developer
18 15 (2.54%) MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 378 (64.07%) HTML
2 371 (62.88%) CSS
3 182 (30.85%) jQuery
4 138 (23.39%) Laravel
5 121 (20.51%) AngularJS
6 115 (19.49%) HTML5
7 110 (18.64%) LAMP
8 107 (18.14%) React
9 81 (13.73%) Symfony
10 76 (12.88%) .NET
10 76 (12.88%) Ajax
11 71 (12.03%) Sass
12 66 (11.19%) Web Services
13 57 (9.66%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 56 (9.49%) Node.js
15 53 (8.98%) ASP.NET
16 49 (8.31%) CSS3
17 45 (7.63%) JSON
18 44 (7.46%) REST
19 42 (7.12%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 64 (10.85%) User Experience
2 33 (5.59%) Computer Science
3 23 (3.90%) Greenfield Project
3 23 (3.90%) Mobile App
4 20 (3.39%) Linux Command Line
5 13 (2.20%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (1.36%) Data Centre
6 8 (1.36%) SCADA
7 7 (1.19%) BBC
7 7 (1.19%) Fintech
7 7 (1.19%) Private Cloud
8 4 (0.68%) Algorithms
8 4 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (0.68%) Graphic Design
8 4 (0.68%) Management Information System
8 4 (0.68%) NHS
8 4 (0.68%) Social Media
9 3 (0.51%) Internet of Things
9 3 (0.51%) Public Cloud
9 3 (0.51%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 197 (33.39%) Linux
2 50 (8.47%) Windows
3 34 (5.76%) Unix
4 31 (5.25%) Android
5 30 (5.08%) Apple iOS
6 12 (2.03%) Windows Server
7 9 (1.53%) Ubuntu
7 9 (1.53%) Windows 7
8 8 (1.36%) Windows 10
8 8 (1.36%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (1.19%) CentOS
10 4 (0.68%) Mac OS X
11 3 (0.51%) Debian
11 3 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.17%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.17%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 273 (46.27%) Web Development
2 169 (28.64%) Agile Software Development
3 149 (25.25%) OO
4 144 (24.41%) MVC
5 107 (18.14%) OOP
6 93 (15.76%) E-Commerce
7 86 (14.58%) Front End Development
8 67 (11.36%) TDD
9 56 (9.49%) OO PHP
10 54 (9.15%) Scrum
11 53 (8.98%) Software Engineering
12 49 (8.31%) Open Source
13 38 (6.44%) DevOps
14 27 (4.58%) Kanban
14 27 (4.58%) SEO
15 26 (4.41%) Continuous Integration
15 26 (4.41%) Project Management
16 22 (3.73%) BDD
17 21 (3.56%) Mentoring
17 21 (3.56%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 439 (74.41%) JavaScript
2 114 (19.32%) Java
3 105 (17.80%) SQL
4 73 (12.37%) C#
5 67 (11.36%) Python
6 29 (4.92%) Bash Shell
7 22 (3.73%) C
8 20 (3.39%) Ruby
9 17 (2.88%) C++
10 15 (2.54%) PowerShell
11 12 (2.03%) VBA
12 11 (1.86%) Perl
12 11 (1.86%) PHP 5
12 11 (1.86%) PHP 7
13 7 (1.19%) Objective-C
14 6 (1.02%) ES6
14 6 (1.02%) T-SQL
14 6 (1.02%) VB
15 4 (0.68%) XPath
16 3 (0.51%) ES7
Qualifications
1 55 (9.32%) Degree
2 26 (4.41%) Computer Science Degree
3 15 (2.54%) Security Cleared
4 10 (1.69%) MCSE
4 10 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (1.53%) DV Cleared
6 8 (1.36%) CCNA
6 8 (1.36%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (1.02%) CISSP
7 6 (1.02%) CompTIA Security+
7 6 (1.02%) GIAC
7 6 (1.02%) Linux+ Certification
7 6 (1.02%) Network+ Certification
7 6 (1.02%) SANS
7 6 (1.02%) SC Cleared
7 6 (1.02%) SSCP
8 3 (0.51%) HNC
8 3 (0.51%) HND
8 3 (0.51%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.17%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (1.86%) QA
2 4 (0.68%) SLA
3 3 (0.51%) WCAG
4 2 (0.34%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.17%) MISRA
5 1 (0.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 54 (9.15%) Docker
2 4 (0.68%) vSphere
3 3 (0.51%) LXC
4 2 (0.34%) NFS
4 2 (0.34%) Samba
4 2 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.34%) VMware NSX
5 1 (0.17%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.17%) Gluster
5 1 (0.17%) iptables
5 1 (0.17%) KVM
5 1 (0.17%) RHEV
5 1 (0.17%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.17%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 25 (4.24%) Ansible
2 24 (4.07%) Puppet
3 16 (2.71%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.68%) Juju
4 4 (0.68%) Kubernetes
4 4 (0.68%) Salt
5 3 (0.51%) Nagios
6 2 (0.34%) Hadoop YARN
6 2 (0.34%) vCenter Server
7 1 (0.17%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.17%) Check_MK
7 1 (0.17%) Cobbler
7 1 (0.17%) Grafana
7 1 (0.17%) Graylog
7 1 (0.17%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (0.17%) Kibana
7 1 (0.17%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.17%) Pingdom
7 1 (0.17%) Terraform
7 1 (0.17%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 68 (11.53%) Zend
2 44 (7.46%) Microsoft
3 31 (5.25%) Google
4 27 (4.58%) Adobe
5 18 (3.05%) Apple
6 11 (1.86%) Remedy
7 8 (1.36%) Atlassian
8 7 (1.19%) HP
8 7 (1.19%) Oracle
9 6 (1.02%) Cisco
9 6 (1.02%) Facebook
9 6 (1.02%) PayPal
9 6 (1.02%) Red Hat
10 5 (0.85%) Samsung
10 5 (0.85%) Twitter
10 5 (0.85%) VMware
10 5 (0.85%) WooCommerce
11 4 (0.68%) GoCardless
11 4 (0.68%) SAP
12 3 (0.51%) Xamarin