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 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 35 35 21
Rank change year-on-year
0 -14
Permanent jobs citing PHP 2 4 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 1.34% 2.20% 6.82%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.04% 2.92% 11.39%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 2
Average salary £21,500 £26,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.30% -8.77%
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
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
98 137 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 65.77% 75.27% 59.85%
Number of salaries quoted 88 131 71
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £24,100
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

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 18 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
2 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (60.00%) OOP
4 2 (40.00%) Degree
4 2 (40.00%) HTML5
4 2 (40.00%) CSS3
4 2 (40.00%) Java
5 1 (20.00%) MySQL
5 1 (20.00%) FreeBSD
5 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
5 1 (20.00%) SLA
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
5 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (20.00%) Legal
5 1 (20.00%) XML
5 1 (20.00%) Linux

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
General
1 1 (20.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) PHP Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
2 2 (40.00%) HTML5
2 2 (40.00%) CSS3
3 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
1 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
Bolton, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £49000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Parity Resources
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago