Period
to 28 May 2020

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 28 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
England > South West
6 months to
28 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 32 44 62
Rank change year-on-year +12 +18 -24
Permanent jobs citing PHP 414 628 522
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 7.18% 6.40% 4.87%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.85% 11.16% 8.15%
Number of salaries quoted 374 639 510
Median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -0.66% +7.86%
10th Percentile £27,500 £24,550 £27,500
90th Percentile £59,625 £52,500 £55,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +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 3,223 5,628 6,406
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 55.91% 57.39% 59.81%
Number of salaries quoted 2,678 4,558 5,394
Median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £62,750 £63,750 £61,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

PHP
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing PHP as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing PHP in the South West.

Salary trend for PHP in the South West

PHP
Salary Histogram in the South West

Salary distribution for jobs citing PHP in the South West over the 6 months to 28 May 2020.

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 28 May 2020. 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 +14 109 £42,500 +6.25% 11
Dorset +8 90 £37,500 +7.14% 6
Gloucestershire +35 80 £45,000 +5.88% 10
Devon +12 70 £40,000 -11.11% 15
Somerset +14 49 £50,000 +25.00% 10
Wiltshire -34 13 £30,000 -9.77% 1
Cornwall -9 3 £35,000 +9.38%
PHP
England

For the 6 months to 28 May 2020, 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.

1 302 (72.95%) JavaScript
2 237 (57.25%) MySQL
3 236 (57.00%) HTML
4 199 (48.07%) CSS
5 143 (34.54%) Linux
5 143 (34.54%) Git (software)
6 134 (32.37%) Laravel
7 131 (31.64%) MVC
8 120 (28.99%) Agile Software Development
9 98 (23.67%) jQuery
10 92 (22.22%) Web Development
11 91 (21.98%) Vue.js
12 88 (21.26%) Node.js
13 76 (18.36%) AngularJS
13 76 (18.36%) Python
14 74 (17.87%) LAMP
14 74 (17.87%) Symfony
15 73 (17.63%) HTML5
16 70 (16.91%) E-Commerce
17 69 (16.67%) RESTful
18 67 (16.18%) React
18 67 (16.18%) OOP
19 64 (15.46%) AWS
20 61 (14.73%) Problem-Solving
21 60 (14.49%) Apache
22 59 (14.25%) Docker
23 56 (13.53%) Software Engineering
24 55 (13.29%) C#
25 54 (13.04%) Test Automation
26 53 (12.80%) JSON

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 60 (14.49%) Apache
2 53 (12.80%) WordPress
3 42 (10.14%) CMS
4 20 (4.83%) Drupal
5 18 (4.35%) nginx
6 16 (3.86%) Apache Solr
6 16 (3.86%) Elasticsearch
7 6 (1.45%) Joomla!
8 5 (1.21%) Moodle
9 4 (0.97%) SharePoint
10 3 (0.72%) Confluence
11 1 (0.24%) Umbraco
Applications
1 6 (1.45%) Chatbot
2 1 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 29 (7.00%) Magento
2 8 (1.93%) NetSuite
3 6 (1.45%) Payment Gateway
4 3 (0.72%) Shopify
5 1 (0.24%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 64 (15.46%) AWS
2 31 (7.49%) Azure
3 15 (3.62%) SaaS
4 11 (2.66%) GitHub
5 10 (2.42%) Cloud Computing
5 10 (2.42%) npm
6 7 (1.69%) GCP
7 3 (0.72%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 2 (0.48%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.48%) Azure Stack
8 2 (0.48%) CloudFront
8 2 (0.48%) Datadog
8 2 (0.48%) IaaS
8 2 (0.48%) Kong
8 2 (0.48%) NuGet
8 2 (0.48%) Office 365
8 2 (0.48%) OneDrive
8 2 (0.48%) PaaS
9 1 (0.24%) Azure Machine Learning
9 1 (0.24%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 18 (4.35%) Internet
2 17 (4.11%) Network Security
3 16 (3.86%) TCP/IP
4 15 (3.62%) HTTP
5 12 (2.90%) DNS
6 9 (2.17%) Firewall
6 9 (2.17%) Intrusion Detection
6 9 (2.17%) SMTP
7 6 (1.45%) Extranet
8 4 (0.97%) Skype
9 3 (0.72%) DHCP
10 2 (0.48%) NetScaler
10 2 (0.48%) SSH
11 1 (0.24%) WebEx
11 1 (0.24%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 237 (57.25%) MySQL
2 48 (11.59%) MongoDB
3 28 (6.76%) Redis
4 18 (4.35%) NoSQL
5 14 (3.38%) SQL Server
6 10 (2.42%) MariaDB
7 6 (1.45%) Relational Database
8 5 (1.21%) Couchbase
8 5 (1.21%) MySQL Workbench
8 5 (1.21%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.48%) ActiveReports
9 2 (0.48%) Big Data
10 1 (0.24%) Amazon Aurora
10 1 (0.24%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 143 (34.54%) Git (software)
2 45 (10.87%) Jenkins
3 39 (9.42%) Selenium
4 29 (7.00%) JIRA
5 18 (4.35%) Grunt
6 16 (3.86%) gulp
6 16 (3.86%) PHPUnit
7 15 (3.62%) Subversion
8 14 (3.38%) webpack
9 11 (2.66%) Visual Studio
10 7 (1.69%) PhpStorm
11 6 (1.45%) Xdebug
12 5 (1.21%) Cucumber
12 5 (1.21%) Robot Framework
12 5 (1.21%) Visual Studio Code
12 5 (1.21%) WebDriver
13 4 (0.97%) Postman
13 4 (0.97%) WiX
14 3 (0.72%) Bitbucket
14 3 (0.72%) TestRail
General
1 43 (10.39%) Finance
2 40 (9.66%) Retail
3 34 (8.21%) Marketing
4 11 (2.66%) Advertising
5 9 (2.17%) Electronics
5 9 (2.17%) Manufacturing
6 6 (1.45%) Danish Language
7 5 (1.21%) Telecoms
8 4 (0.97%) Public Sector
8 4 (0.97%) Publishing
9 3 (0.72%) Legal
10 2 (0.48%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.48%) Back Office
10 2 (0.48%) Games
11 1 (0.24%) Automotive
11 1 (0.24%) Avionics
11 1 (0.24%) Law
Job Titles
1 324 (78.26%) Developer
2 140 (33.82%) PHP Developer
3 76 (18.36%) Full Stack Developer
4 48 (11.59%) Software Developer
5 45 (10.87%) Web Developer
6 33 (7.97%) Senior Developer
7 24 (5.80%) Junior
7 24 (5.80%) Junior Developer
8 22 (5.31%) PHP Web Developer
8 22 (5.31%) Software Engineer
9 18 (4.35%) Backend Developer
9 18 (4.35%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 16 (3.86%) JavaScript Developer
10 16 (3.86%) Senior PHP Developer
11 13 (3.14%) Analyst
11 13 (3.14%) E-Commerce Developer
12 12 (2.90%) Magento Developer
13 11 (2.66%) Junior Web Developer
13 11 (2.66%) LAMP Developer
14 10 (2.42%) Angular Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 236 (57.00%) HTML
2 199 (48.07%) CSS
3 134 (32.37%) Laravel
4 98 (23.67%) jQuery
5 91 (21.98%) Vue.js
6 88 (21.26%) Node.js
7 76 (18.36%) AngularJS
8 74 (17.87%) LAMP
8 74 (17.87%) Symfony
9 73 (17.63%) HTML5
10 69 (16.67%) RESTful
11 67 (16.18%) React
12 53 (12.80%) JSON
13 50 (12.08%) Sass
14 45 (10.87%) REST
15 42 (10.14%) Web Services
16 40 (9.66%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 39 (9.42%) .NET
18 37 (8.94%) XML
19 29 (7.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 37 (8.94%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (7.97%) User Experience
3 16 (3.86%) Linux Command Line
4 10 (2.42%) Virtual Team
5 9 (2.17%) Greenfield Project
6 8 (1.93%) Management Information System
7 7 (1.69%) Mobile App
7 7 (1.69%) Self-Motivation
8 6 (1.45%) Algorithms
8 6 (1.45%) Data Structures
8 6 (1.45%) EPoS
8 6 (1.45%) NHS
8 6 (1.45%) Social Media
8 6 (1.45%) W3C
9 5 (1.21%) Arduino
9 5 (1.21%) Graphic Design
10 4 (0.97%) Digital Media
10 4 (0.97%) Learning Management System
10 4 (0.97%) Media Streaming
10 4 (0.97%) STB
Operating Systems
1 143 (34.54%) Linux
2 36 (8.70%) Android
3 25 (6.04%) Apple iOS
4 22 (5.31%) Windows
5 10 (2.42%) Unix
6 8 (1.93%) CentOS
7 7 (1.69%) Ubuntu
8 6 (1.45%) Solaris
9 3 (0.72%) Amazon Linux
9 3 (0.72%) Debian
10 2 (0.48%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (31.64%) MVC
2 120 (28.99%) Agile Software Development
3 92 (22.22%) Web Development
4 70 (16.91%) E-Commerce
5 67 (16.18%) OOP
6 61 (14.73%) Problem-Solving
7 56 (13.53%) Software Engineering
8 54 (13.04%) Test Automation
9 48 (11.59%) TDD
10 45 (10.87%) Front End Development
11 38 (9.18%) Scrum
12 34 (8.21%) OO
13 31 (7.49%) Open Source
14 26 (6.28%) Mentoring
14 26 (6.28%) Time Management
15 25 (6.04%) DevOps
15 25 (6.04%) Information Security
15 25 (6.04%) Project Management
16 24 (5.80%) BDD
17 23 (5.56%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 302 (72.95%) JavaScript
2 76 (18.36%) Python
3 55 (13.29%) C#
4 52 (12.56%) Java
5 46 (11.11%) SQL
6 38 (9.18%) PHP 7
7 33 (7.97%) Go
8 25 (6.04%) Ruby
9 20 (4.83%) C
10 17 (4.11%) Bash Shell
11 15 (3.62%) TypeScript
12 13 (3.14%) C++
12 13 (3.14%) Objective-C
13 11 (2.66%) ES6
14 7 (1.69%) PHP 5
15 6 (1.45%) PowerShell
16 5 (1.21%) VB
17 3 (0.72%) Perl
17 3 (0.72%) T-SQL
18 2 (0.48%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 17 (4.11%) Degree
2 5 (1.21%) Computer Science Degree
2 5 (1.21%) Security Cleared
3 4 (0.97%) DV Cleared
4 3 (0.72%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.48%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.24%) CCA
6 1 (0.24%) GNVQ
6 1 (0.24%) MCIPD
6 1 (0.24%) MCP
6 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.24%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (6.04%) QA
2 6 (1.45%) ISO 9001
2 6 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 59 (14.25%) Docker
2 2 (0.48%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.48%) Hyper-V
2 2 (0.48%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (0.48%) XenApp
3 1 (0.24%) FreeRADIUS
3 1 (0.24%) Varnish
3 1 (0.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.24%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 15 (3.62%) Kubernetes
2 3 (0.72%) Ansible
3 2 (0.48%) cPanel
3 2 (0.48%) HP ALM
3 2 (0.48%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 2 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.48%) Plesk
3 2 (0.48%) Puppet
3 2 (0.48%) SCOM
3 2 (0.48%) SCOrch
3 2 (0.48%) Terraform
4 1 (0.24%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (4.59%) Zend
2 7 (1.69%) Microsoft
3 6 (1.45%) Google
4 5 (1.21%) Atlassian
4 5 (1.21%) Red Hat
5 4 (0.97%) SAP
6 3 (0.72%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.48%) DevExpress
7 2 (0.48%) HP
7 2 (0.48%) Oracle
7 2 (0.48%) Splunk
7 2 (0.48%) WooCommerce
7 2 (0.48%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.24%) Adobe
8 1 (0.24%) Apple
8 1 (0.24%) Black Duck
8 1 (0.24%) Cisco
8 1 (0.24%) Citrix
8 1 (0.24%) Samsung
8 1 (0.24%) Twitter