Period
to 11 December 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 11 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
England > South West
6 months to
11 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 40 38 44
Rank change year-on-year -2 +6 -3
Permanent jobs citing PHP 634 717 647
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 6.71% 7.15% 6.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.44% 12.08% 10.57%
Number of salaries quoted 551 685 560
South West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +6.38% +0.71%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,000 £24,975
90th Percentile £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.65% +7.50% -

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 5,544 5,933 6,123
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 58.65% 59.15% 59.71%
Number of salaries quoted 4,501 4,901 5,179
South West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £53,600 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.10% +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 11 December 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 11 December 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 +27 240 £40,000 -5.88% 76
Gloucestershire -2 110 £42,500 -5.56% 29
Dorset -18 89 £35,000 +9.38% 16
Somerset +4 63 £41,250 +3.13% 24
Devon -12 63 £40,000 +6.67% 26
Wiltshire +6 50 £40,000 - 10
Cornwall -4 18 £35,000 +27.27% 6
PHP
England

For the 6 months to 11 December 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.

1 424 (66.88%) JavaScript
2 318 (50.16%) MySQL
3 274 (43.22%) HTML
4 266 (41.96%) CSS
5 201 (31.70%) Linux
6 194 (30.60%) Laravel
7 185 (29.18%) Git (software)
8 168 (26.50%) Agile Software Development
9 144 (22.71%) MVC
10 135 (21.29%) jQuery
11 125 (19.72%) SQL
12 119 (18.77%) Web Development
13 116 (18.30%) Symfony
14 114 (17.98%) HTML5
15 105 (16.56%) Vue.js
15 105 (16.56%) Python
16 101 (15.93%) React
17 96 (15.14%) OO
18 95 (14.98%) AngularJS
19 94 (14.83%) Node.js
20 85 (13.41%) CSS3
20 85 (13.41%) LAMP
21 81 (12.78%) C#
21 81 (12.78%) WordPress
22 74 (11.67%) Retail
23 68 (10.73%) Marketing
23 68 (10.73%) OOP
24 66 (10.41%) Software Engineering
24 66 (10.41%) Sass
25 65 (10.25%) CMS

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 81 (12.78%) WordPress
2 65 (10.25%) CMS
3 44 (6.94%) Drupal
4 43 (6.78%) Apache
5 33 (5.21%) SharePoint
6 29 (4.57%) Elasticsearch
7 28 (4.42%) Apache Solr
8 26 (4.10%) nginx
9 16 (2.52%) Confluence
10 11 (1.74%) Joomla!
11 5 (0.79%) Umbraco
12 1 (0.16%) Apache Spark
12 1 (0.16%) ColdFusion
12 1 (0.16%) eZ Publish
12 1 (0.16%) OpenStack
Applications
1 7 (1.10%) Chatbot
2 6 (0.95%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.32%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.32%) Sketch
4 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 61 (9.62%) Magento
2 15 (2.37%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.32%) Shopify
4 1 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.16%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 49 (7.73%) AWS
2 43 (6.78%) Azure
3 30 (4.73%) Serverless
4 21 (3.31%) Azure Stack
4 21 (3.31%) Office 365
4 21 (3.31%) OneDrive
5 15 (2.37%) npm
6 14 (2.21%) Google Analytics
6 14 (2.21%) SaaS
7 13 (2.05%) GitHub
8 10 (1.58%) Cloud Computing
9 9 (1.42%) CloudFront
10 8 (1.26%) GCP
11 6 (0.95%) Yarn
12 5 (0.79%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 5 (0.79%) Cloudflare
13 4 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
13 4 (0.63%) Google Tag Manager
13 4 (0.63%) NuGet
13 4 (0.63%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 28 (4.42%) Extranet
2 26 (4.10%) DNS
2 26 (4.10%) TCP/IP
3 21 (3.31%) NetScaler
3 21 (3.31%) Skype
4 18 (2.84%) DHCP
4 18 (2.84%) Firewall
5 13 (2.05%) Internet
6 10 (1.58%) HTTP
7 8 (1.26%) SSH
8 6 (0.95%) Intrusion Detection
8 6 (0.95%) SMTP
9 4 (0.63%) Intranet
9 4 (0.63%) Network Security
10 3 (0.47%) IPsec
11 2 (0.32%) IPv4
11 2 (0.32%) iSCSI
11 2 (0.32%) Kerberos
11 2 (0.32%) VLAN
12 1 (0.16%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 318 (50.16%) MySQL
2 54 (8.52%) MongoDB
3 42 (6.62%) SQL Server
4 36 (5.68%) Relational Database
5 35 (5.52%) NoSQL
6 22 (3.47%) MariaDB
7 12 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
8 7 (1.10%) Redis
9 5 (0.79%) Big Data
10 4 (0.63%) ActiveReports
10 4 (0.63%) Power BI
11 3 (0.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 2 (0.32%) Amazon RDS
12 2 (0.32%) MySQL Workbench
12 2 (0.32%) Oracle BI EE
13 1 (0.16%) Amazon Aurora
Development Applications
1 185 (29.18%) Git (software)
2 62 (9.78%) Jenkins
3 54 (8.52%) JIRA
4 35 (5.52%) Visual Studio
5 24 (3.79%) gulp
6 22 (3.47%) TestRail
7 18 (2.84%) Grunt
8 15 (2.37%) Subversion
8 15 (2.37%) Zephyr
9 13 (2.05%) PHPUnit
9 13 (2.05%) Selenium
10 11 (1.74%) webpack
11 9 (1.42%) git-flow
12 8 (1.26%) Bitbucket
12 8 (1.26%) Mercurial
12 8 (1.26%) NetBeans
13 7 (1.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 6 (0.95%) WebDriver
15 5 (0.79%) PhpStorm
15 5 (0.79%) Vagrant
General
1 74 (11.67%) Retail
2 68 (10.73%) Marketing
3 58 (9.15%) Finance
4 35 (5.52%) Public Sector
5 32 (5.05%) Manufacturing
6 31 (4.89%) Electronics
7 30 (4.73%) Telecoms
8 21 (3.31%) Advertising
9 13 (2.05%) Games
10 7 (1.10%) Danish Language
11 4 (0.63%) Automotive
11 4 (0.63%) German Language
11 4 (0.63%) Law
12 2 (0.32%) Billing
13 1 (0.16%) Back Office
13 1 (0.16%) Fire and Rescue
13 1 (0.16%) Police
13 1 (0.16%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 514 (81.07%) Developer
2 302 (47.63%) PHP Developer
3 121 (19.09%) Full Stack Developer
4 76 (11.99%) Senior Developer
5 54 (8.52%) Software Developer
6 51 (8.04%) Web Developer
7 47 (7.41%) Senior PHP Developer
8 35 (5.52%) Junior
9 34 (5.36%) Junior Developer
10 26 (4.10%) JavaScript Developer
11 24 (3.79%) Software Engineer
12 21 (3.31%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 19 (3.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 19 (3.00%) Junior PHP Developer
13 19 (3.00%) Senior Full Stack Developer
14 18 (2.84%) Test Engineer
15 16 (2.52%) Analyst
15 16 (2.52%) HTML Developer
16 15 (2.37%) HTML CSS Developer
16 15 (2.37%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 274 (43.22%) HTML
2 266 (41.96%) CSS
3 194 (30.60%) Laravel
4 135 (21.29%) jQuery
5 116 (18.30%) Symfony
6 114 (17.98%) HTML5
7 105 (16.56%) Vue.js
8 101 (15.93%) React
9 95 (14.98%) AngularJS
10 94 (14.83%) Node.js
11 85 (13.41%) CSS3
11 85 (13.41%) LAMP
12 66 (10.41%) Sass
13 63 (9.94%) RESTful
14 49 (7.73%) Web Services
15 48 (7.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 47 (7.41%) XML
17 44 (6.94%) .NET
18 43 (6.78%) JSON
19 32 (5.05%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 53 (8.36%) Analytical Skills
2 47 (7.41%) Mobile App
3 36 (5.68%) User Experience
4 28 (4.42%) EPoS
5 26 (4.10%) Self-Motivation
6 25 (3.94%) Linux Command Line
7 21 (3.31%) Greenfield Project
8 14 (2.21%) Social Media
9 8 (1.26%) Enterprise Software
10 7 (1.10%) BBC
11 6 (0.95%) Smartphone
12 4 (0.63%) Client/Server
12 4 (0.63%) e-Learning
13 3 (0.47%) Management Information System
13 3 (0.47%) Mobile Computing
13 3 (0.47%) PKI
14 2 (0.32%) Arduino
14 2 (0.32%) Cybercrime
14 2 (0.32%) MPEG
15 1 (0.16%) Digital TV
Operating Systems
1 201 (31.70%) Linux
2 62 (9.78%) Unix
3 35 (5.52%) Windows
4 34 (5.36%) Apple iOS
5 31 (4.89%) Android
6 27 (4.26%) Mac OS
7 15 (2.37%) Ubuntu
8 14 (2.21%) CentOS
9 4 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.47%) Debian
10 3 (0.47%) Solaris
10 3 (0.47%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.16%) Fedora
11 1 (0.16%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.16%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 168 (26.50%) Agile Software Development
2 144 (22.71%) MVC
3 119 (18.77%) Web Development
4 96 (15.14%) OO
5 68 (10.73%) OOP
6 66 (10.41%) Software Engineering
7 59 (9.31%) E-Commerce
7 59 (9.31%) Scrum
8 57 (8.99%) Continuous Integration
9 55 (8.68%) Problem-Solving
10 53 (8.36%) Test Automation
11 47 (7.41%) Digital Marketing
12 45 (7.10%) Business Intelligence
13 42 (6.62%) Project Management
14 41 (6.47%) Open Source
15 38 (5.99%) DevOps
16 37 (5.84%) OO PHP
16 37 (5.84%) Time Management
17 35 (5.52%) CRM
17 35 (5.52%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 424 (66.88%) JavaScript
2 125 (19.72%) SQL
3 105 (16.56%) Python
4 81 (12.78%) C#
5 53 (8.36%) Java
6 39 (6.15%) Bash Shell
7 28 (4.42%) PHP 7
8 26 (4.10%) Ruby
9 25 (3.94%) PowerShell
10 21 (3.31%) C++
11 20 (3.15%) Go
12 17 (2.68%) C
12 17 (2.68%) TypeScript
13 16 (2.52%) ES6
14 8 (1.26%) Perl
14 8 (1.26%) PHP 5
15 7 (1.10%) Shell Script
16 6 (0.95%) Apple Swift
16 6 (0.95%) VB.NET
17 5 (0.79%) VB
Qualifications
1 34 (5.36%) Degree
2 26 (4.10%) Security Cleared
3 19 (3.00%) DV Cleared
4 13 (2.05%) CCA
4 13 (2.05%) MCP
4 13 (2.05%) RHCE
5 11 (1.74%) CCNA
5 11 (1.74%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (1.42%) ISTQB
7 7 (1.10%) Citrix Certification
7 7 (1.10%) SC Cleared
8 5 (0.79%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (0.16%) CCNP
9 1 (0.16%) GNVQ
9 1 (0.16%) MCIPD
9 1 (0.16%) MCPD
9 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (3.31%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 16 (2.52%) QA
3 2 (0.32%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.16%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.16%) WCAG
System Software
1 47 (7.41%) Docker
2 25 (3.94%) Active Directory
3 21 (3.31%) Hyper-V
3 21 (3.31%) Microsoft App-V
3 21 (3.31%) XenApp
4 18 (2.84%) VMware Infrastructure
5 15 (2.37%) XenDesktop
6 5 (0.79%) Varnish
6 5 (0.79%) vSphere
7 3 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.32%) Samba
Systems Management
1 21 (3.31%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 21 (3.31%) SCOM
1 21 (3.31%) SCOrch
2 18 (2.84%) SCCM
3 12 (1.89%) cPanel
3 12 (1.89%) Kubernetes
4 8 (1.26%) Plesk
5 7 (1.10%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (0.95%) Puppet
7 5 (0.79%) Ansible
8 3 (0.47%) HP ALM
8 3 (0.47%) Terraform
9 2 (0.32%) Grafana
10 1 (0.16%) Nagios
10 1 (0.16%) Salt
Vendors
1 35 (5.52%) Zend
2 29 (4.57%) SAP
3 21 (3.31%) Google
3 21 (3.31%) Splunk
4 20 (3.15%) VMware
5 17 (2.68%) Adobe
6 16 (2.52%) Cisco
7 15 (2.37%) Atlassian
7 15 (2.37%) Citrix
8 9 (1.42%) Microsoft
9 8 (1.26%) Xamarin
10 6 (0.95%) Apple
11 4 (0.63%) DevExpress
11 4 (0.63%) Facebook
11 4 (0.63%) Red Hat
11 4 (0.63%) WooCommerce
12 3 (0.47%) HP
12 3 (0.47%) Oracle
13 2 (0.32%) Dell
13 2 (0.32%) EMC