The table below looks at the statistics for PHP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 69 21 36
Rank change year-on-year
-48 +15
Permanent jobs citing PHP 58 150 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.04% 9.22% 6.08%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.74% 16.18% 10.54%
Number of salaries quoted 52 139 116
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,300 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
PHP
North West

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

Programming Languages Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1011 927 1271
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 52.93% 56.98% 57.64%
Number of salaries quoted 818 810 1148
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

PHP Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

PHP
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

PHP Salary Trend in Cheshire

PHP
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PHP across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

PHP Salary Histogram in Cheshire

PHP
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 within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014. 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 -30 17 £35,000 - 2
Macclesfield -4 13 £30,000 -7.69% 1
Chester -17 9 £25,000 -15.96% 3
Knutsford -11 6 £28,750 -7.25% 1
Crewe -16 3 £35,000 +16.66% 2
Wilmslow -6 2 £47,500 +35.71% 1
PHP
North West

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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.

1 165 (84.18%) HTML
2 123 (62.76%) CSS
3 117 (59.69%) JavaScript
4 97 (49.49%) MySQL
5 58 (29.59%) XML
5 58 (29.59%) Linux
6 57 (29.08%) SQL
7 53 (27.04%) .NET
8 52 (26.53%) Marketing
9 51 (26.02%) OO
10 50 (25.51%) Subversion
10 50 (25.51%) jQuery
11 45 (22.96%) Git (software)
12 44 (22.45%) JSON
13 40 (20.41%) PHP5
13 40 (20.41%) XHTML
13 40 (20.41%) ASP.NET
14 38 (19.39%) CMS
15 36 (18.37%) HTML5
16 34 (17.35%) REST
16 34 (17.35%) OO PHP
17 33 (16.84%) Web Design
18 32 (16.33%) LAMP
18 32 (16.33%) SQL Server
19 28 (14.29%) WordPress
20 27 (13.78%) Magento
21 26 (13.27%) VB
21 26 (13.27%) VB.NET
22 25 (12.76%) E-Commerce
22 25 (12.76%) VB6

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 38 (19.39%) CMS
2 28 (14.29%) WordPress
3 23 (11.73%) MODX
4 15 (7.65%) Apache
5 14 (7.14%) Drupal
6 11 (5.61%) nginx
7 9 (4.59%) Umbraco
7 9 (4.59%) uWSGI
8 6 (3.06%) Sitecore CMS
9 5 (2.55%) IIS
10 3 (1.53%) Sitefinity
11 2 (1.02%) Node.js
11 2 (1.02%) Joomla!
11 2 (1.02%) SharePoint
12 1 (0.51%) MS Exchange
12 1 (0.51%) ColdFusion
12 1 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2007
12 1 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2013
12 1 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 15 (7.65%) Photoshop
2 5 (2.55%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (2.04%) MS Excel
4 3 (1.53%) InDesign
5 2 (1.02%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.51%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 27 (13.78%) Magento
2 3 (1.53%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.51%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.02%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (1.02%) Amazon S3
1 2 (1.02%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.02%) Route 53
1 2 (1.02%) ElastiCache
1 2 (1.02%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.53%) DNS
2 2 (1.02%) HTTP
3 1 (0.51%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.51%) SMTP
3 1 (0.51%) Internet
3 1 (0.51%) SSH
3 1 (0.51%) PuTTY
3 1 (0.51%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (49.49%) MySQL
2 32 (16.33%) SQL Server
3 11 (5.61%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (2.55%) Big Data
5 2 (1.02%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (1.02%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.02%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.51%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.51%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.51%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 50 (25.51%) Subversion
2 45 (22.96%) Git (software)
3 9 (4.59%) Mercurial
3 9 (4.59%) JIRA
4 5 (2.55%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (2.55%) Dreamweaver
5 3 (1.53%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.02%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.02%) TeamCity
6 2 (1.02%) PHPUnit
6 2 (1.02%) Jasmine
General
1 52 (26.53%) Marketing
2 16 (8.16%) Finance
3 13 (6.63%) Retail
4 6 (3.06%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.04%) Publishing
6 1 (0.51%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.51%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 174 (88.78%) Developer
2 72 (36.73%) PHP Developer
3 46 (23.47%) Web Developer
4 37 (18.88%) .NET Developer
5 26 (13.27%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 23 (11.73%) VB.NET Developer
7 22 (11.22%) PHP Web Developer
8 19 (9.69%) Front-End Developer
9 17 (8.67%) Senior Developer
10 12 (6.12%) Designer
11 11 (5.61%) MySQL Developer
12 10 (5.10%) C# Developer
13 9 (4.59%) Software Developer
13 9 (4.59%) C# .NET Developer
14 7 (3.57%) ASP.NET Developer
14 7 (3.57%) Front-End Web Developer
14 7 (3.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 6 (3.06%) Head of Development
16 5 (2.55%) .NET Software Developer
16 5 (2.55%) Perl Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 165 (84.18%) HTML
2 123 (62.76%) CSS
3 58 (29.59%) XML
4 53 (27.04%) .NET
5 50 (25.51%) jQuery
6 44 (22.45%) JSON
7 40 (20.41%) ASP.NET
7 40 (20.41%) XHTML
8 36 (18.37%) HTML5
9 34 (17.35%) REST
10 32 (16.33%) LAMP
11 21 (10.71%) Ajax
11 21 (10.71%) CSS3
12 19 (9.69%) Web Services
13 16 (8.16%) SOAP
14 9 (4.59%) SQLAlchemy
14 9 (4.59%) Flask
15 6 (3.06%) RESTful
16 5 (2.55%) .NET Framework
16 5 (2.55%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.61%) Open Source
2 5 (2.55%) Social Media
2 5 (2.55%) Computer Science
3 3 (1.53%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.02%) W3C
4 2 (1.02%) Graphic Design
5 1 (0.51%) iPhone
5 1 (0.51%) GIS
5 1 (0.51%) Clustering
5 1 (0.51%) iPad
5 1 (0.51%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 58 (29.59%) Linux
2 9 (4.59%) UNIX
3 4 (2.04%) Windows
4 2 (1.02%) Mac OS
4 2 (1.02%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.02%) Debian
5 1 (0.51%) Android
5 1 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (26.02%) OO
2 34 (17.35%) OO PHP
3 33 (16.84%) Web Design
4 25 (12.76%) E-Commerce
5 20 (10.20%) Web Development
6 18 (9.18%) OOP
6 18 (9.18%) MVC
6 18 (9.18%) Online Marketing
7 16 (8.16%) TDD
8 14 (7.14%) SOA
9 11 (5.61%) SEO
9 11 (5.61%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (5.61%) Responsive Web Design
10 9 (4.59%) Email Marketing
11 7 (3.57%) Digital Marketing
11 7 (3.57%) Content Management
11 7 (3.57%) Data-Driven Marketing
12 6 (3.06%) BDD
12 6 (3.06%) Information Architecture
12 6 (3.06%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 117 (59.69%) JavaScript
2 57 (29.08%) SQL
3 40 (20.41%) PHP5
4 26 (13.27%) VB
4 26 (13.27%) VB.NET
5 25 (12.76%) VB6
6 21 (10.71%) Python
7 19 (9.69%) C#
8 13 (6.63%) Java
9 10 (5.10%) C++
10 9 (4.59%) T-SQL
11 7 (3.57%) Perl
12 5 (2.55%) Golang
13 3 (1.53%) Objective-C
13 3 (1.53%) Ruby
13 3 (1.53%) Erlang
14 2 (1.02%) PowerShell
14 2 (1.02%) Bash Shell
14 2 (1.02%) VBA
15 1 (0.51%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (3.57%) Degree
2 3 (1.53%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.51%) MCSE
3 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.61%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.02%) QA
3 1 (0.51%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (1.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.51%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.51%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 2 (1.02%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.51%) Nagios
2 1 (0.51%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 18 (9.18%) Adobe
2 14 (7.14%) DevExpress
3 10 (5.10%) Google
4 9 (4.59%) Zend
4 9 (4.59%) Oracle
4 9 (4.59%) Rackspace
5 6 (3.06%) EPiServer
5 6 (3.06%) Sitecore
6 5 (2.55%) F5
7 4 (2.04%) Progress
8 3 (1.53%) VMware
9 2 (1.02%) NetApp
9 2 (1.02%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.51%) Cisco
10 1 (0.51%) Microsoft
Chester, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 hours ago
Northwich, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 hours ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Congleton, Cheshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Winsford, Cheshire
Foresight Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheshire
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Crewe
RedEye
Salary: £22k - 25k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Chester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £26000.00 - £32000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Knutsford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 22 days ago
Winsford, Cheshire
GameSeek Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Depending on experience / skills
Posted: 26 days ago
Warrington
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago