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

Location
3 months to
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 47 30 25
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -5
Permanent jobs citing PHP 75 125 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 4.36% 6.81% 8.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.62% 12.53% 14.21%
Number of salaries quoted 60 104 146
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £44,250 £42,200
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £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
870 998 1119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 50.52% 54.36% 59.27%
Number of salaries quoted 703 778 930
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 20 April 2015.

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 20 April 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
Wilmslow +11 12 £34,500 -6.75% 3
Macclesfield +14 11 £31,250 -3.84% 4
Crewe -11 10 £34,500 +21.05% 1
Chester -10 7 £35,000 +7.69% 7
Warrington -32 7 £37,000 +5.71% 2
Knutsford -10 5 £28,000 -22.22% 5
Ellesmere Port - 3 £40,000 -
Runcorn - 3 £45,000 -
PHP
North West

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, 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.

1 103 (63.58%) HTML
2 93 (57.41%) JavaScript
2 93 (57.41%) CSS
3 82 (50.62%) jQuery
4 69 (42.59%) HTML5
5 65 (40.12%) MySQL
6 42 (25.93%) Linux
7 39 (24.07%) Agile Software Development
8 37 (22.84%) CSS3
9 36 (22.22%) SQL
10 34 (20.99%) Web Services
11 33 (20.37%) MVC
12 32 (19.75%) Ajax
13 30 (18.52%) .NET
14 26 (16.05%) E-Commerce
15 24 (14.81%) C#
15 24 (14.81%) OO
15 24 (14.81%) PHP5
16 23 (14.20%) Finance
16 23 (14.20%) OOP
17 22 (13.58%) .NET Framework
17 22 (13.58%) Degree
17 22 (13.58%) Web Development
18 21 (12.96%) Photoshop
19 20 (12.35%) Amazon AWS
19 20 (12.35%) Mobile App
20 19 (11.73%) WordPress
20 19 (11.73%) SQL Server
20 19 (11.73%) Subversion
20 19 (11.73%) Retail

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, 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 19 (11.73%) WordPress
2 16 (9.88%) Apache
3 11 (6.79%) CMS
4 5 (3.09%) Joomla!
4 5 (3.09%) Drupal
5 4 (2.47%) Node.js
5 4 (2.47%) IIS
6 2 (1.23%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.62%) MODX
7 1 (0.62%) uWSGI
7 1 (0.62%) nginx
Applications
1 21 (12.96%) Photoshop
2 8 (4.94%) Adobe Illustrator
2 8 (4.94%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (4.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 5 (3.09%) MS Excel
5 4 (2.47%) MS Visio
6 3 (1.85%) AutoCAD
7 2 (1.23%) Fireworks
7 2 (1.23%) InDesign
8 1 (0.62%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 11 (6.79%) Magento
2 5 (3.09%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 20 (12.35%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (8.64%) Amazon S3
3 4 (2.47%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.62%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 17 (10.49%) Wireless
2 3 (1.85%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.23%) Intranet
3 2 (1.23%) Internet
3 2 (1.23%) SMS
4 1 (0.62%) LAN
4 1 (0.62%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (40.12%) MySQL
2 19 (11.73%) SQL Server
3 16 (9.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 8 (4.94%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.23%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.62%) Big Data
7 1 (0.62%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.62%) DB2
7 1 (0.62%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 19 (11.73%) Subversion
2 18 (11.11%) Git (software)
3 13 (8.02%) JIRA
4 8 (4.94%) Visual Studio
5 5 (3.09%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (0.62%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.62%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 23 (14.20%) Finance
2 19 (11.73%) Retail
3 17 (10.49%) Financial Institution
4 13 (8.02%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.47%) Multimedia
5 4 (2.47%) Marketing
6 2 (1.23%) Games
6 2 (1.23%) Billing
6 2 (1.23%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.62%) Back Office
7 1 (0.62%) Legal
7 1 (0.62%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 145 (89.51%) Developer
2 77 (47.53%) PHP Developer
3 40 (24.69%) Web Developer
4 24 (14.81%) Senior Developer
5 17 (10.49%) PHP Web Developer
6 16 (9.88%) .NET Developer
6 16 (9.88%) C# Developer
6 16 (9.88%) C# .NET Developer
7 12 (7.41%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 12 (7.41%) Software Developer
7 12 (7.41%) ASP.NET Developer
8 11 (6.79%) C# Software Developer
8 11 (6.79%) .NET Software Developer
9 10 (6.17%) Front-End Developer
9 10 (6.17%) Senior PHP Developer
9 10 (6.17%) Senior Web Developer
10 6 (3.70%) Junior
10 6 (3.70%) Junior Developer
11 5 (3.09%) Programmer
11 5 (3.09%) Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (63.58%) HTML
2 93 (57.41%) CSS
3 82 (50.62%) jQuery
4 69 (42.59%) HTML5
5 37 (22.84%) CSS3
6 34 (20.99%) Web Services
7 32 (19.75%) Ajax
8 30 (18.52%) .NET
9 22 (13.58%) .NET Framework
10 17 (10.49%) ASP.NET
11 9 (5.56%) XHTML
11 9 (5.56%) LAMP
11 9 (5.56%) CodeIgniter
12 8 (4.94%) CakePHP
13 7 (4.32%) Flash
13 7 (4.32%) Phalcon
14 5 (3.09%) XML
14 5 (3.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 5 (3.09%) Symfony
15 4 (2.47%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (12.35%) Mobile App
2 13 (8.02%) User Experience
3 9 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (3.70%) W3C
5 5 (3.09%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.47%) Animation
6 4 (2.47%) Video Editing
7 3 (1.85%) GIS
7 3 (1.85%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.85%) Telematics
8 2 (1.23%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.62%) Learning Management System
9 1 (0.62%) Social Media
9 1 (0.62%) E-Learning
9 1 (0.62%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 42 (25.93%) Linux
2 16 (9.88%) UNIX
3 13 (8.02%) Windows
4 5 (3.09%) Windows Mobile
4 5 (3.09%) Android
5 4 (2.47%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.62%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.62%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (24.07%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (20.37%) MVC
3 26 (16.05%) E-Commerce
4 24 (14.81%) OO
5 23 (14.20%) OOP
6 22 (13.58%) Web Development
7 17 (10.49%) Customer Engagement
7 17 (10.49%) Risk Management
8 16 (9.88%) Mobile Application Development
9 14 (8.64%) Load Balancing
10 10 (6.17%) Unit Testing
11 9 (5.56%) OO PHP
12 8 (4.94%) Information Management
12 8 (4.94%) Migration
12 8 (4.94%) Scrum
13 7 (4.32%) Web Design
14 6 (3.70%) TDD
14 6 (3.70%) SEO
14 6 (3.70%) Responsive Web Design
15 5 (3.09%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 93 (57.41%) JavaScript
2 36 (22.22%) SQL
3 24 (14.81%) C#
3 24 (14.81%) PHP5
4 8 (4.94%) VB
5 7 (4.32%) Java
5 7 (4.32%) Python
6 6 (3.70%) VB6
7 4 (2.47%) Bash Shell
8 3 (1.85%) Ruby
8 3 (1.85%) Perl
9 2 (1.23%) ActionScript
9 2 (1.23%) ActionScript 2.0
10 1 (0.62%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.62%) C
10 1 (0.62%) C++
Qualifications
1 22 (13.58%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.62%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.62%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (1.85%) Puppet
1 3 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 13 (8.02%) Google
2 9 (5.56%) Zend
3 8 (4.94%) Adobe
4 7 (4.32%) Oracle
4 7 (4.32%) Microsoft
5 5 (3.09%) Facebook
6 4 (2.47%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (1.85%) Rackspace
8 1 (0.62%) VMware
8 1 (0.62%) Yahoo!
8 1 (0.62%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.62%) SAP
8 1 (0.62%) Red Hat
Chester, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 30,000
Posted: 9 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + 15% Bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits, Training & Progression
Posted: 14 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Sanderson
Salary: £350 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
ASG International
Salary: From £20,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Hyde, Cheshire
Axica Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester
OCC Computer personnel
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + BENEFITS PACKAGE
Posted: 4 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheshire
Chassam Contract
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Absence Protection
Salary: From £18,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
6 Talent
Salary: From £17,000 to £19,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 11 days ago
Chester
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Excellent competitive package
Posted: 12 days ago
Wilmslow
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + pension, healthcare
Posted: 17 days ago