Period
to 25 May 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 25 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
England > South West
6 months to
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 61 36 28
Rank change year-on-year -25 -8 -1
Permanent jobs citing PHP 529 685 835
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 4.90% 6.73% 7.51%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.22% 11.29% 13.25%
Number of salaries quoted 478 608 809
South West median annual salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.29% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,750 £23,700
90th Percentile £55,375 £50,000 £52,650
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 6,438 6,068 6,303
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 59.69% 59.64% 56.67%
Number of salaries quoted 5,422 5,138 5,406
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 £26,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £61,250 £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 25 May 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 25 May 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 -4 199 £40,000 +17.65% 58
Dorset -34 75 £32,500 +3.17% 17
Somerset +11 66 £35,000 -6.67% 28
Gloucestershire -16 66 £40,000 - 14
Devon 0 50 £34,000 +4.62% 25
Wiltshire -50 37 £40,000 +11.11% 9
Cornwall -26 30 £35,000 -17.65% 16
PHP
England

For the 6 months to 25 May 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.

1 368 (69.57%) JavaScript
2 355 (67.11%) CSS
3 348 (65.78%) HTML
4 331 (62.57%) MySQL
5 212 (40.08%) Web Development
6 206 (38.94%) Git (software)
7 185 (34.97%) jQuery
8 171 (32.33%) Linux
9 159 (30.06%) Agile Software Development
10 140 (26.47%) Laravel
11 131 (24.76%) HTML5
12 130 (24.57%) OO
13 116 (21.93%) MVC
14 111 (20.98%) LAMP
15 109 (20.60%) AngularJS
16 104 (19.66%) SQL
17 100 (18.90%) Symfony
18 93 (17.58%) CSS3
18 93 (17.58%) Python
19 92 (17.39%) C#
20 91 (17.20%) Java
21 88 (16.64%) Apache
22 84 (15.88%) OOP
22 84 (15.88%) SQL Server
23 81 (15.31%) E-Commerce
24 73 (13.80%) WordPress
25 72 (13.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
26 65 (12.29%) REST
27 63 (11.91%) Front End Development
28 62 (11.72%) Ajax

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 88 (16.64%) Apache
2 73 (13.80%) WordPress
3 59 (11.15%) CMS
4 29 (5.48%) Drupal
5 21 (3.97%) nginx
6 15 (2.84%) Confluence
7 13 (2.46%) Elasticsearch
8 10 (1.89%) Moodle
9 9 (1.70%) OpenStack
10 6 (1.13%) Apache Pig
10 6 (1.13%) BizTalk Server
10 6 (1.13%) SilverStripe
11 5 (0.95%) SharePoint
12 4 (0.76%) Apache Solr
13 3 (0.57%) concrete5
13 3 (0.57%) GeoServer
13 3 (0.57%) PrestaShop
13 3 (0.57%) Tomcat
14 2 (0.38%) IIS
14 2 (0.38%) JBoss
Applications
1 10 (1.89%) Photoshop
2 9 (1.70%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (0.95%) InfoPath
4 3 (0.57%) Fireworks
5 2 (0.38%) Microsoft Office
6 1 (0.19%) InVision
Business Applications
1 45 (8.51%) Magento
2 5 (0.95%) Visualfiles
3 3 (0.57%) Shopify
4 2 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.38%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.19%) nopCommerce
5 1 (0.19%) OpenCart
5 1 (0.19%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 33 (6.24%) SaaS
2 32 (6.05%) Amazon AWS
3 21 (3.97%) GitHub
4 16 (3.02%) Microsoft Azure
5 10 (1.89%) Google Cloud Platform
6 6 (1.13%) npm
7 3 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 2 (0.38%) Bluemix
8 2 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.38%) IBM Cloud
9 1 (0.19%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (0.19%) Firebase
9 1 (0.19%) G Suite
9 1 (0.19%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.19%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.19%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
9 1 (0.19%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 44 (8.32%) Internet
2 20 (3.78%) HTTP
3 18 (3.40%) SMS
4 17 (3.21%) Firewall
5 14 (2.65%) TCP/IP
6 12 (2.27%) Network Security
7 8 (1.51%) DNS
7 8 (1.51%) SSL
8 7 (1.32%) SSH
9 6 (1.13%) Intrusion Detection
9 6 (1.13%) SMTP
10 3 (0.57%) LAN
11 2 (0.38%) HTTPS
11 2 (0.38%) SNMP
12 1 (0.19%) DHCP
12 1 (0.19%) Extranet
12 1 (0.19%) Skype
12 1 (0.19%) WAN
12 1 (0.19%) Wireless
12 1 (0.19%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 331 (62.57%) MySQL
2 84 (15.88%) SQL Server
3 30 (5.67%) Relational Database
4 21 (3.97%) NoSQL
5 15 (2.84%) MongoDB
6 14 (2.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 10 (1.89%) MariaDB
8 9 (1.70%) PostgreSQL
9 8 (1.51%) Redis
10 7 (1.32%) Apache Cassandra
10 7 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
11 6 (1.13%) Apache Hive
11 6 (1.13%) Big Data
11 6 (1.13%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (1.13%) Hadoop
12 5 (0.95%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 4 (0.76%) Electronic Patient Records
14 3 (0.57%) Amazon RDS
14 3 (0.57%) GIS
15 2 (0.38%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 206 (38.94%) Git (software)
2 54 (10.21%) JIRA
3 44 (8.32%) PHPUnit
4 37 (6.99%) Subversion
5 22 (4.16%) Jenkins
6 21 (3.97%) gulp
7 17 (3.21%) Bitbucket
8 15 (2.84%) webpack
9 13 (2.46%) Grunt
10 12 (2.27%) Selenium
11 9 (1.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 9 (1.70%) Mercurial
12 8 (1.51%) GitLab
13 6 (1.13%) Bugzilla
13 6 (1.13%) CodeSonar
13 6 (1.13%) git-flow
13 6 (1.13%) PostCSS
13 6 (1.13%) Robot Framework
13 6 (1.13%) Trac
14 4 (0.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 51 (9.64%) Retail
2 50 (9.45%) Marketing
3 47 (8.88%) Finance
4 21 (3.97%) Manufacturing
4 21 (3.97%) Telecoms
5 14 (2.65%) Electronics
6 11 (2.08%) Advertising
7 5 (0.95%) Legal
8 4 (0.76%) Games
9 3 (0.57%) Law
10 2 (0.38%) Automotive
11 1 (0.19%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.19%) Local Government
11 1 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.19%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 454 (85.82%) Developer
2 248 (46.88%) PHP Developer
3 107 (20.23%) Web Developer
4 64 (12.10%) Senior Developer
5 54 (10.21%) PHP Web Developer
6 44 (8.32%) Full Stack Developer
7 42 (7.94%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 40 (7.56%) Software Developer
9 30 (5.67%) Senior PHP Developer
10 29 (5.48%) Java Developer
10 29 (5.48%) JavaScript Developer
11 28 (5.29%) Backend Developer
12 21 (3.97%) Software Engineer
13 19 (3.59%) MySQL Developer
13 19 (3.59%) Senior Software Developer
14 18 (3.40%) Magento Developer
15 17 (3.21%) Junior
16 16 (3.02%) Analyst
16 16 (3.02%) PHP MySQL Developer
17 15 (2.84%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 355 (67.11%) CSS
2 348 (65.78%) HTML
3 185 (34.97%) jQuery
4 140 (26.47%) Laravel
5 131 (24.76%) HTML5
6 111 (20.98%) LAMP
7 109 (20.60%) AngularJS
8 100 (18.90%) Symfony
9 93 (17.58%) CSS3
10 72 (13.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 65 (12.29%) REST
12 62 (11.72%) Ajax
13 60 (11.34%) React
14 59 (11.15%) .NET
15 57 (10.78%) XML
16 55 (10.40%) Sass
17 45 (8.51%) Web Services
18 44 (8.32%) JSON
19 32 (6.05%) Node.js
20 29 (5.48%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 53 (10.02%) Computer Science
2 42 (7.94%) Self-Motivation
3 39 (7.37%) User Experience
4 31 (5.86%) Greenfield Project
5 30 (5.67%) Linux Command Line
6 25 (4.73%) Mobile App
7 20 (3.78%) Analytical Skills
8 18 (3.40%) Fintech
9 14 (2.65%) Enterprise Software
10 12 (2.27%) Algorithms
11 11 (2.08%) Data Structures
12 10 (1.89%) Management Information System
13 7 (1.32%) Graphic Design
14 6 (1.13%) Social Network
15 5 (0.95%) Social Media
15 5 (0.95%) VLE
15 5 (0.95%) W3C
16 3 (0.57%) NHS
17 2 (0.38%) BBC
17 2 (0.38%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 171 (32.33%) Linux
2 44 (8.32%) Windows
3 40 (7.56%) Unix
4 19 (3.59%) Apple iOS
5 16 (3.02%) Android
6 10 (1.89%) Ubuntu
7 6 (1.13%) Mac OS X
7 6 (1.13%) Solaris
8 5 (0.95%) CentOS
9 3 (0.57%) Windows Server
10 2 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.38%) SUSE
11 1 (0.19%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 212 (40.08%) Web Development
2 159 (30.06%) Agile Software Development
3 130 (24.57%) OO
4 116 (21.93%) MVC
5 84 (15.88%) OOP
6 81 (15.31%) E-Commerce
7 63 (11.91%) Front End Development
8 53 (10.02%) Project Management
9 51 (9.64%) Scrum
10 50 (9.45%) Open Source
11 49 (9.26%) Software Engineering
12 45 (8.51%) Problem-Solving
13 44 (8.32%) TDD
14 39 (7.37%) Workflow
15 32 (6.05%) SDLC
16 31 (5.86%) Mentoring
17 29 (5.48%) OO PHP
18 28 (5.29%) Time Management
19 26 (4.91%) DevOps
19 26 (4.91%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 368 (69.57%) JavaScript
2 104 (19.66%) SQL
3 93 (17.58%) Python
4 92 (17.39%) C#
5 91 (17.20%) Java
6 44 (8.32%) C
6 44 (8.32%) C++
7 34 (6.43%) Ruby
8 27 (5.10%) Bash Shell
9 20 (3.78%) ES6
10 15 (2.84%) VB.NET
11 13 (2.46%) PowerShell
12 11 (2.08%) T-SQL
13 8 (1.51%) Objective-C
13 8 (1.51%) Perl
13 8 (1.51%) TypeScript
14 5 (0.95%) Apple Swift
15 4 (0.76%) JSX
15 4 (0.76%) PHP 5
16 2 (0.38%) VB
Qualifications
1 52 (9.83%) Degree
2 25 (4.73%) Computer Science Degree
3 16 (3.02%) Security Cleared
4 14 (2.65%) CCNA
4 14 (2.65%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (2.27%) CISSP
5 12 (2.27%) DV Cleared
5 12 (2.27%) SSCP
6 10 (1.89%) DBS Check
7 7 (1.32%) ISEB
7 7 (1.32%) ISTQB
7 7 (1.32%) MCSE
7 7 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (1.13%) GIAC
8 6 (1.13%) Linux+ Certification
8 6 (1.13%) LPIC
8 6 (1.13%) Network+ Certification
8 6 (1.13%) Postgraduate
8 6 (1.13%) SANS
8 6 (1.13%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.40%) QA
2 4 (0.76%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.38%) GDPR
3 2 (0.38%) SLA
4 1 (0.19%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 39 (7.37%) Docker
2 6 (1.13%) vSphere
3 5 (0.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.38%) Snort
5 1 (0.19%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.19%) KVM
5 1 (0.19%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.19%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 18 (3.40%) Puppet
2 10 (1.89%) Kubernetes
3 8 (1.51%) Ansible
4 7 (1.32%) ZABBIX
5 6 (1.13%) Cacti
5 6 (1.13%) HP ALM
5 6 (1.13%) Salt
6 5 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (0.57%) Nagios
8 1 (0.19%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.19%) Cobbler
8 1 (0.19%) Graylog
8 1 (0.19%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.19%) Plesk
Vendors
1 32 (6.05%) Microsoft
2 30 (5.67%) Zend
3 25 (4.73%) Google
4 14 (2.65%) SAP
5 9 (1.70%) Adobe
5 9 (1.70%) Apple
6 7 (1.32%) Cisco
6 7 (1.32%) VMware
7 6 (1.13%) Atlassian
7 6 (1.13%) HP
8 5 (0.95%) Red Hat
8 5 (0.95%) Xamarin
9 4 (0.76%) Capita
9 4 (0.76%) IBM
10 3 (0.57%) Oracle
11 2 (0.38%) Avid
11 2 (0.38%) HubSpot
11 2 (0.38%) Sencha
11 2 (0.38%) Twitter
11 2 (0.38%) WooCommerce