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 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 37 39 24
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -15
Permanent jobs citing PHP 3 1 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 1.73% 0.62% 7.02%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.50% 0.74% 9.52%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 8
Average salary £33,750 £31,000 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.87% +19.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,750 £31,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,750 £31,000 £33,250
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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
120 135 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 69.36% 83.85% 73.68%
Number of salaries quoted 107 126 70
Average salary £42,500 £34,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +7.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

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
Salary Histogram in Bolton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PHP across the Bolton region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015.

PHP Salary Histogram in Bolton

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 8 (72.73%) HTML
1 8 (72.73%) CSS
2 7 (63.64%) Git (software)
2 7 (63.64%) jQuery
3 6 (54.55%) CMS
4 5 (45.45%) Apache
4 5 (45.45%) MySQL
5 4 (36.36%) Photoshop
5 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
5 4 (36.36%) Adobe
5 4 (36.36%) W3C
5 4 (36.36%) Linux
5 4 (36.36%) OOP
5 4 (36.36%) LAMP
5 4 (36.36%) Content Management
5 4 (36.36%) Migration
5 4 (36.36%) Drupal
5 4 (36.36%) SEO
5 4 (36.36%) Web Design
5 4 (36.36%) Zurb Foundation
6 3 (27.27%) Apple iOS
6 3 (27.27%) iOS SDK
6 3 (27.27%) REST
6 3 (27.27%) Mobile App
6 3 (27.27%) Android SDK
6 3 (27.27%) Android Development
6 3 (27.27%) Android
6 3 (27.27%) JSON
6 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (27.27%) TDD

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 6 (54.55%) CMS
2 5 (45.45%) Apache
3 4 (36.36%) Drupal
4 1 (9.09%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) MySQL
2 3 (27.27%) SQLite
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (63.64%) Git (software)
2 3 (27.27%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Web Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Web Designer
2 4 (36.36%) PHP Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Designer
3 3 (27.27%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (72.73%) HTML
1 8 (72.73%) CSS
2 7 (63.64%) jQuery
3 4 (36.36%) Zurb Foundation
3 4 (36.36%) LAMP
4 3 (27.27%) JSON
4 3 (27.27%) XML
4 3 (27.27%) Android SDK
4 3 (27.27%) iOS SDK
4 3 (27.27%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) W3C
2 3 (27.27%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Linux
2 3 (27.27%) Android
2 3 (27.27%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) OOP
1 4 (36.36%) SEO
1 4 (36.36%) Migration
1 4 (36.36%) Web Design
1 4 (36.36%) Content Management
2 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) TDD
2 3 (27.27%) Scrum
2 3 (27.27%) Android Development
3 1 (9.09%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
2 3 (27.27%) Java
3 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Adobe