The table below looks at the statistics for PHP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bolton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 10 29 37
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +8
Permanent jobs citing PHP 9 7 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 11.69% 4.55% 2.01%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.47% 6.54% 2.42%
Number of salaries quoted 9 6 3
Average salary £30,000 £33,750 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +35.00%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
PHP
Manchester

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bolton region.

Programming Languages Category
Bolton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
34 107 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 44.16% 69.48% 83.22%
Number of salaries quoted 32 96 116
Average salary £33,250 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.87% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing PHP across the Bolton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

PHP Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

PHP
Salary Trend in Bolton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PHP across the Bolton region.

PHP Salary Trend in Bolton

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Bolton region citing PHP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited PHP.

1 19 (100.00%) HTML
2 18 (94.74%) CSS
3 16 (84.21%) JavaScript
4 13 (68.42%) HTML5
5 12 (63.16%) Relational Database
5 12 (63.16%) WordPress
5 12 (63.16%) Git (software)
6 11 (57.89%) jQuery
6 11 (57.89%) SEO
7 8 (42.11%) Ajax
7 8 (42.11%) Web Development
7 8 (42.11%) CSS3
7 8 (42.11%) Responsive Web Design
8 7 (36.84%) MySQL
9 4 (21.05%) IIS
9 4 (21.05%) XML
9 4 (21.05%) OO
9 4 (21.05%) Finance
9 4 (21.05%) Legal
9 4 (21.05%) Intranet
9 4 (21.05%) Jenkins
9 4 (21.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 4 (21.05%) RESTful
9 4 (21.05%) Confluence
9 4 (21.05%) Marketing
9 4 (21.05%) Atlassian
9 4 (21.05%) Drupal
9 4 (21.05%) JIRA
9 4 (21.05%) Symfony
9 4 (21.05%) Twitter

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Bolton region citing PHP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited PHP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (63.16%) WordPress
2 4 (21.05%) Confluence
2 4 (21.05%) Drupal
2 4 (21.05%) IIS
3 3 (15.79%) CMS
4 1 (5.26%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) Intranet
2 3 (15.79%) Internet
3 1 (5.26%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (63.16%) Relational Database
2 7 (36.84%) MySQL
3 1 (5.26%) Redis
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (63.16%) Git (software)
2 4 (21.05%) Jenkins
2 4 (21.05%) JIRA
3 1 (5.26%) PhpStorm
3 1 (5.26%) Redmine
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
1 4 (21.05%) Legal
1 4 (21.05%) Marketing
2 3 (15.79%) Back Office
3 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (100.00%) Developer
1 19 (100.00%) Web Developer
2 14 (73.68%) PHP Developer
2 14 (73.68%) PHP Web Developer
3 10 (52.63%) HTML Developer
4 8 (42.11%) HTML CSS Developer
4 8 (42.11%) JavaScript Developer
4 8 (42.11%) WordPress Developer
5 3 (15.79%) CMS Developer
5 3 (15.79%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 3 (15.79%) Software Developer
5 3 (15.79%) Software Engineer
5 3 (15.79%) Web Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (100.00%) HTML
2 18 (94.74%) CSS
3 13 (68.42%) HTML5
4 11 (57.89%) jQuery
5 8 (42.11%) Ajax
5 8 (42.11%) CSS3
6 4 (21.05%) RESTful
6 4 (21.05%) Symfony
6 4 (21.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 4 (21.05%) XML
7 3 (15.79%) MooTools
8 2 (10.53%) LAMP
9 1 (5.26%) .NET
9 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.26%) iPad
2 1 (5.26%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Linux
1 1 (5.26%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) SEO
2 8 (42.11%) Responsive Web Design
2 8 (42.11%) Web Development
3 4 (21.05%) API Design
3 4 (21.05%) OO
3 4 (21.05%) OO PHP
4 3 (15.79%) Analytics
4 3 (15.79%) Software Engineering
4 3 (15.79%) Web Application Development
5 2 (10.53%) OOP
6 1 (5.26%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 16 (84.21%) JavaScript
2 3 (15.79%) SQL
3 1 (5.26%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) logstash
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Atlassian
1 4 (21.05%) Twitter
2 3 (15.79%) Google
3 1 (5.26%) Facebook
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.26%) SaltStack