Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
England > South West
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 37 45
Rank change year-on-year -2 +8 -4
Permanent jobs citing PHP 680 744 689
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 6.60% 6.81% 5.87%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.99% 12.15% 10.36%
Number of salaries quoted 589 695 662
South West median annual salary £36,742 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.98% - +7.69%
10th Percentile £24,950 £23,750 £22,025
90th Percentile £50,000 £55,000 £56,250
England median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 6187 6123 6648
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 60.09% 56.03% 56.64%
Number of salaries quoted 5245 5241 5735
South West median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.75% +3.90% +4.05%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £59,000
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 22 November 2017.

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 22 November 2017. 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 -1 208 £35,000 -6.67% 18
Dorset -6 113 £30,000 -7.69% 9
Somerset -5 103 £39,500 +21.54% 7
Gloucestershire -13 99 £40,000 - 8
Wiltshire -1 70 £40,000 +14.29% 2
Cornwall +2 43 £37,500 +36.36% 1
Devon -4 36 £36,742 +13.05% 4
PHP
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, 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.

1 515 (75.74%) JavaScript
2 433 (63.68%) HTML
3 399 (58.68%) CSS
4 331 (48.68%) MySQL
5 290 (42.65%) Web Development
6 236 (34.71%) Git (software)
7 209 (30.74%) Agile Software Development
8 204 (30.00%) Linux
9 177 (26.03%) MVC
9 177 (26.03%) jQuery
10 144 (21.18%) OO
10 144 (21.18%) Java
11 139 (20.44%) Laravel
12 137 (20.15%) AngularJS
13 130 (19.12%) SQL
14 125 (18.38%) LAMP
15 116 (17.06%) HTML5
16 113 (16.62%) SQL Server
17 98 (14.41%) React
18 95 (13.97%) .NET
19 94 (13.82%) C#
20 93 (13.68%) Symfony
21 90 (13.24%) Apache
22 88 (12.94%) OOP
23 83 (12.21%) Sass
24 81 (11.91%) Subversion
25 77 (11.32%) Python
25 77 (11.32%) E-Commerce
25 77 (11.32%) Web Services
26 76 (11.18%) TDD

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 90 (13.24%) Apache
2 62 (9.12%) WordPress
3 44 (6.47%) Drupal
4 42 (6.18%) CMS
5 29 (4.26%) Elasticsearch
6 25 (3.68%) IIS
6 25 (3.68%) nginx
7 19 (2.79%) Confluence
8 16 (2.35%) BizTalk Server
9 15 (2.21%) Apache Solr
10 14 (2.06%) SharePoint
10 14 (2.06%) Tomcat
11 13 (1.91%) SilverStripe
12 10 (1.47%) JBoss
12 10 (1.47%) Joomla!
13 9 (1.32%) Umbraco
14 5 (0.74%) PrestaShop
14 5 (0.74%) WebLogic
14 5 (0.74%) WebSphere
15 4 (0.59%) Alfresco
Applications
1 17 (2.50%) Photoshop
2 14 (2.06%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (1.47%) Adobe Illustrator
4 5 (0.74%) Microsoft Office
5 4 (0.59%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.29%) InDesign
7 1 (0.15%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 39 (5.74%) Magento
2 7 (1.03%) Shopify
3 5 (0.74%) OpenCart
3 5 (0.74%) Zen Cart
4 2 (0.29%) nopCommerce
5 1 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 65 (9.56%) Amazon AWS
2 41 (6.03%) SaaS
3 29 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
4 26 (3.82%) GitHub
5 19 (2.79%) Google Cloud Platform
6 10 (1.47%) Amazon S3
7 8 (1.18%) Slack
8 6 (0.88%) Algolia
9 5 (0.74%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (0.74%) PaaS
10 3 (0.44%) Firebase
10 3 (0.44%) IaaS
11 2 (0.29%) Bluemix
11 2 (0.29%) Google Analytics
11 2 (0.29%) IBM Cloud
11 2 (0.29%) Office 365
11 2 (0.29%) OpenShift
11 2 (0.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 2 (0.29%) Yarn
12 1 (0.15%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 45 (6.62%) Internet
2 16 (2.35%) Firewall
3 14 (2.06%) HTTP
3 14 (2.06%) TCP/IP
4 12 (1.76%) Cisco IOS
4 12 (1.76%) Junos
5 11 (1.62%) DNS
5 11 (1.62%) Network Security
6 8 (1.18%) DHCP
7 7 (1.03%) SMTP
8 3 (0.44%) SSL
9 2 (0.29%) FCoE
9 2 (0.29%) SNMP
9 2 (0.29%) Wireless
10 1 (0.15%) Bluetooth
10 1 (0.15%) IPsec
10 1 (0.15%) MQTT
10 1 (0.15%) SMS
10 1 (0.15%) VPN
10 1 (0.15%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 331 (48.68%) MySQL
2 113 (16.62%) SQL Server
3 59 (8.68%) Relational Database
4 39 (5.74%) MongoDB
5 32 (4.71%) NoSQL
6 27 (3.97%) Redis
7 26 (3.82%) PostgreSQL
8 22 (3.24%) MariaDB
9 18 (2.65%) MS Access
10 17 (2.50%) SQL Server 2014
11 13 (1.91%) Apache Cassandra
12 12 (1.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 8 (1.18%) Big Data
14 7 (1.03%) Azure SQL Database
14 7 (1.03%) SQL Server 2012
15 5 (0.74%) Hadoop
15 5 (0.74%) RDBMS
16 4 (0.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 4 (0.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 3 (0.44%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 236 (34.71%) Git (software)
2 81 (11.91%) Subversion
3 46 (6.76%) Grunt
4 41 (6.03%) gulp
4 41 (6.03%) JIRA
5 37 (5.44%) Jenkins
6 23 (3.38%) Vagrant
7 22 (3.24%) Mercurial
7 22 (3.24%) PHPUnit
8 20 (2.94%) Visual Studio
9 19 (2.79%) webpack
10 15 (2.21%) Maven
11 13 (1.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 12 (1.76%) Team Foundation Server
13 8 (1.18%) Eclipse
13 8 (1.18%) Selenium
14 7 (1.03%) Bitbucket
14 7 (1.03%) IntelliJ
14 7 (1.03%) Jasmine
14 7 (1.03%) Mockito
General
1 64 (9.41%) Finance
2 51 (7.50%) Marketing
3 47 (6.91%) Telecoms
4 44 (6.47%) Retail
5 24 (3.53%) Advertising
6 22 (3.24%) Electronics
7 20 (2.94%) Manufacturing
8 16 (2.35%) Law
9 10 (1.47%) Pharmaceutical
10 9 (1.32%) Games
11 7 (1.03%) Aerospace
11 7 (1.03%) Banking
12 3 (0.44%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.15%) Arabic Language
13 1 (0.15%) Back Office
13 1 (0.15%) Billing
Job Titles
1 570 (83.82%) Developer
2 328 (48.24%) PHP Developer
3 129 (18.97%) Web Developer
4 79 (11.62%) Senior Developer
5 65 (9.56%) PHP Web Developer
6 54 (7.94%) Full Stack Developer
7 53 (7.79%) Senior PHP Developer
8 46 (6.76%) Junior
9 39 (5.74%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 37 (5.44%) JavaScript Developer
10 37 (5.44%) Junior Developer
11 35 (5.15%) Software Developer
12 33 (4.85%) .NET Developer
13 30 (4.41%) Java Developer
14 26 (3.82%) Analyst
15 23 (3.38%) Junior PHP Developer
15 23 (3.38%) Software Engineer
16 20 (2.94%) HTML CSS Developer
16 20 (2.94%) HTML Developer
16 20 (2.94%) MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 433 (63.68%) HTML
2 399 (58.68%) CSS
3 177 (26.03%) jQuery
4 139 (20.44%) Laravel
5 137 (20.15%) AngularJS
6 125 (18.38%) LAMP
7 116 (17.06%) HTML5
8 98 (14.41%) React
9 95 (13.97%) .NET
10 93 (13.68%) Symfony
11 83 (12.21%) Sass
12 77 (11.32%) Web Services
13 68 (10.00%) ASP.NET
14 64 (9.41%) XML
15 59 (8.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 58 (8.53%) RESTful
17 57 (8.38%) Ajax
18 53 (7.79%) Node.js
19 52 (7.65%) JSON
20 44 (6.47%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 71 (10.44%) User Experience
2 36 (5.29%) Computer Science
3 35 (5.15%) Greenfield Project
4 26 (3.82%) Mobile App
5 13 (1.91%) Linux Command Line
5 13 (1.91%) Private Cloud
6 12 (1.76%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (1.76%) SCADA
7 10 (1.47%) Data Centre
8 8 (1.18%) NHS
9 6 (0.88%) BBC
10 5 (0.74%) Social Media
11 4 (0.59%) Algorithms
11 4 (0.59%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (0.59%) Fintech
11 4 (0.59%) Management Information System
12 3 (0.44%) Graphic Design
12 3 (0.44%) W3C
13 2 (0.29%) Driving Licence
13 2 (0.29%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 204 (30.00%) Linux
2 69 (10.15%) Windows
3 39 (5.74%) Android
4 35 (5.15%) Apple iOS
5 34 (5.00%) Unix
6 22 (3.24%) Ubuntu
7 19 (2.79%) CentOS
8 17 (2.50%) Windows Server
9 12 (1.76%) Windows 7
9 12 (1.76%) Windows Server 2012
10 11 (1.62%) Windows 10
11 8 (1.18%) Debian
12 7 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 4 (0.59%) Solaris
14 3 (0.44%) Mac OS X
14 3 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
15 1 (0.15%) Embedded Linux
15 1 (0.15%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 290 (42.65%) Web Development
2 209 (30.74%) Agile Software Development
3 177 (26.03%) MVC
4 144 (21.18%) OO
5 88 (12.94%) OOP
6 77 (11.32%) E-Commerce
7 76 (11.18%) TDD
8 70 (10.29%) Front End Development
9 68 (10.00%) Open Source
10 63 (9.26%) OO PHP
10 63 (9.26%) Scrum
11 51 (7.50%) Software Engineering
12 47 (6.91%) DevOps
13 40 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
14 36 (5.29%) Kanban
15 31 (4.56%) SDLC
15 31 (4.56%) SEO
16 30 (4.41%) BDD
17 27 (3.97%) Unit Testing
18 23 (3.38%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 515 (75.74%) JavaScript
2 144 (21.18%) Java
3 130 (19.12%) SQL
4 94 (13.82%) C#
5 77 (11.32%) Python
6 38 (5.59%) Bash Shell
7 23 (3.38%) Perl
8 21 (3.09%) C++
9 20 (2.94%) C
10 18 (2.65%) VBA
11 17 (2.50%) PowerShell
12 15 (2.21%) PHP 5
13 13 (1.91%) PHP 7
13 13 (1.91%) T-SQL
13 13 (1.91%) VB
14 11 (1.62%) Ruby
14 11 (1.62%) VB.NET
15 10 (1.47%) Groovy
16 9 (1.32%) ES6
17 8 (1.18%) Go
Qualifications
1 53 (7.79%) Degree
2 24 (3.53%) Computer Science Degree
3 19 (2.79%) Security Cleared
4 11 (1.62%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (1.62%) SC Cleared
5 9 (1.32%) MCSE
6 8 (1.18%) DV Cleared
7 7 (1.03%) CCNA
7 7 (1.03%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (0.74%) CISSP
8 5 (0.74%) CompTIA Security+
8 5 (0.74%) GIAC
8 5 (0.74%) Linux+ Certification
8 5 (0.74%) Network+ Certification
8 5 (0.74%) SANS
8 5 (0.74%) Security+ Certification
8 5 (0.74%) SSCP
9 3 (0.44%) HNC
9 3 (0.44%) HND
10 1 (0.15%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (1.47%) QA
2 4 (0.59%) SLA
3 3 (0.44%) WCAG
4 2 (0.29%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.29%) PMO
5 1 (0.15%) MISRA
5 1 (0.15%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 64 (9.41%) Docker
2 4 (0.59%) vSphere
3 3 (0.44%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.29%) NFS
4 2 (0.29%) Samba
4 2 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.29%) VMware NSX
5 1 (0.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.15%) Gluster
5 1 (0.15%) iptables
5 1 (0.15%) KVM
5 1 (0.15%) LXC
5 1 (0.15%) RHEV
5 1 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.15%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 35 (5.15%) Puppet
2 34 (5.00%) Ansible
3 27 (3.97%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (1.76%) Juju
5 9 (1.32%) Nagios
6 4 (0.59%) Salt
7 2 (0.29%) Hadoop YARN
7 2 (0.29%) Kibana
7 2 (0.29%) Kubernetes
7 2 (0.29%) vCenter Server
8 1 (0.15%) Check_MK
8 1 (0.15%) cPanel
8 1 (0.15%) Grafana
8 1 (0.15%) Graylog
8 1 (0.15%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 1 (0.15%) logstash
8 1 (0.15%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.15%) Pingdom
8 1 (0.15%) SCCM
8 1 (0.15%) Terraform
Vendors
1 72 (10.59%) Zend
2 50 (7.35%) Microsoft
3 32 (4.71%) Google
4 29 (4.26%) Adobe
5 19 (2.79%) Oracle
6 18 (2.65%) SAP
7 15 (2.21%) Cisco
7 15 (2.21%) Red Hat
8 12 (1.76%) Remedy
9 9 (1.32%) Apple
10 8 (1.18%) Facebook
10 8 (1.18%) PayPal
11 7 (1.03%) Twitter
12 6 (0.88%) Atlassian
12 6 (0.88%) GoCardless
12 6 (0.88%) HP
12 6 (0.88%) IBM
12 6 (0.88%) Samsung
12 6 (0.88%) VMware
12 6 (0.88%) Xamarin