The table below looks at the statistics for the PHP Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PHP Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP Developer
Rank 93 105 65
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -40
Permanent jobs requiring a PHP Developer 31 21 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.77% 1.08% 3.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.84% 1.15% 3.61%
Number of salaries quoted 27 20 50
Average salary £35,000 £29,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.68% -3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,900
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,500 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -1.53%
PHP Developer
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1682 1830 1497
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 96.17% 94.43% 94.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1389 1463 1213
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

PHP Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing PHP Developer in the job title across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

PHP Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

PHP Developer
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

PHP Developer Salary Trend in Cheshire

PHP Developer
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PHP Developer across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

PHP Developer Salary Histogram in Cheshire

PHP Developer
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PHP Developer within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +15 11 £32,500 -18.75% 1
Chester -6 7 £35,750 +43.00% 6
Northwich - 2 - -
Macclesfield +15 1 £35,000 +29.62%
Wilmslow +5 1 £23,500 -32.85% 3
PHP Developer
North West

PHP Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire region that cited PHP Developer in their job title 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 with PHP Developer in their job title.

1 57 (100.00%) PHP
2 47 (82.46%) HTML
2 47 (82.46%) CSS
3 43 (75.44%) JavaScript
4 41 (71.93%) MySQL
5 39 (68.42%) jQuery
6 27 (47.37%) WordPress
7 25 (43.86%) OOP
8 22 (38.60%) HTML5
9 18 (31.58%) Git (software)
10 17 (29.82%) CSS3
11 16 (28.07%) Magento
11 16 (28.07%) Web Development
11 16 (28.07%) OO
11 16 (28.07%) MVC
12 15 (26.32%) CMS
13 13 (22.81%) Subversion
13 13 (22.81%) Linux
13 13 (22.81%) Drupal
14 12 (21.05%) CakePHP
15 11 (19.30%) PHP5
15 11 (19.30%) OO PHP
16 10 (17.54%) Ajax
16 10 (17.54%) Sass
17 9 (15.79%) SQL
17 9 (15.79%) XML
18 8 (14.04%) Web Design
18 8 (14.04%) Zend
19 7 (12.28%) Grunt
19 7 (12.28%) Adobe

PHP Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire region that cited PHP Developer in their job title 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 with PHP Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 27 (47.37%) WordPress
2 15 (26.32%) CMS
3 13 (22.81%) Drupal
4 6 (10.53%) Node.js
4 6 (10.53%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (7.02%) Joomla!
6 3 (5.26%) Apache
7 1 (1.75%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (10.53%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 5 (8.77%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (7.02%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.75%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 16 (28.07%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.02%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.75%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.75%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.02%) Wireless
1 4 (7.02%) SSH
1 4 (7.02%) PuTTY
2 3 (5.26%) Asterisk PBX
3 1 (1.75%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (71.93%) MySQL
2 6 (10.53%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 18 (31.58%) Git (software)
2 13 (22.81%) Subversion
3 7 (12.28%) Grunt
4 4 (7.02%) PHPUnit
5 2 (3.51%) PhpStorm
5 2 (3.51%) Mercurial
5 2 (3.51%) Eclipse
5 2 (3.51%) Dreamweaver
5 2 (3.51%) NetBeans
6 1 (1.75%) Behat
General
1 6 (10.53%) Finance
2 4 (7.02%) Financial Institution
2 4 (7.02%) Retail
2 4 (7.02%) Multimedia
2 4 (7.02%) Marketing
3 2 (3.51%) Automotive
4 1 (1.75%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.75%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (82.46%) HTML
1 47 (82.46%) CSS
2 39 (68.42%) jQuery
3 22 (38.60%) HTML5
4 17 (29.82%) CSS3
5 12 (21.05%) CakePHP
6 10 (17.54%) Ajax
6 10 (17.54%) Sass
7 9 (15.79%) XML
8 6 (10.53%) LAMP
9 5 (8.77%) XHTML
9 5 (8.77%) Symfony
10 4 (7.02%) CodeIgniter
10 4 (7.02%) JSON
10 4 (7.02%) Flash
11 3 (5.26%) Web Services
11 3 (5.26%) Zend Framework
11 3 (5.26%) Ember.js
11 3 (5.26%) AngularJS
11 3 (5.26%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.28%) User Experience
2 6 (10.53%) Data Centre
3 5 (8.77%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (7.02%) Animation
4 4 (7.02%) Video Editing
5 3 (5.26%) Mobile App
6 2 (3.51%) Computer Science
6 2 (3.51%) NHS
7 1 (1.75%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 13 (22.81%) Linux
2 2 (3.51%) Ubuntu
2 2 (3.51%) Windows
3 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (43.86%) OOP
2 16 (28.07%) OO
2 16 (28.07%) MVC
2 16 (28.07%) Web Development
3 11 (19.30%) OO PHP
4 8 (14.04%) Web Design
5 6 (10.53%) E-Commerce
5 6 (10.53%) SDLC
5 6 (10.53%) Time Management
6 5 (8.77%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (7.02%) Content Management
7 4 (7.02%) Software Engineering
7 4 (7.02%) Pay per click
7 4 (7.02%) Project Planning
7 4 (7.02%) Risk Management
7 4 (7.02%) SEO
7 4 (7.02%) Customer Engagement
7 4 (7.02%) Responsive Web Design
7 4 (7.02%) Analytics
8 3 (5.26%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 57 (100.00%) PHP
2 43 (75.44%) JavaScript
3 11 (19.30%) PHP5
4 9 (15.79%) SQL
5 5 (8.77%) Shell Script
6 4 (7.02%) Bash Shell
7 2 (3.51%) C#
7 2 (3.51%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (7.02%) Degree
Vendors
1 8 (14.04%) Zend
2 7 (12.28%) Adobe
3 4 (7.02%) Google
4 2 (3.51%) Sony
4 2 (3.51%) Oracle
5 1 (1.75%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.75%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.75%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.75%) Twitter
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