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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 44 69 21
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -48
Permanent jobs citing PHP 91 58 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 5.28% 3.04% 9.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.60% 5.73% 16.30%
Number of salaries quoted 68 52 138
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,200
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
948 1012 914
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 54.96% 52.96% 57.38%
Number of salaries quoted 794 819 799
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £53,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +14 25 £32,500 -7.14% 3
Chester +4 20 £31,000 +24.00% 8
Crewe +7 12 £41,250 +17.85% 2
Macclesfield +13 7 £35,000 +16.66%
Northwich - 6 £27,250 -
Wilmslow +3 2 £26,750 -43.68% 6
Knutsford -7 1 £37,500 +30.43% 2
Ellesmere Port - 1 £31,500 -
PHP
North West

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 108 (70.13%) HTML
2 105 (68.18%) JavaScript
3 97 (62.99%) CSS
4 83 (53.90%) MySQL
5 75 (48.70%) jQuery
6 58 (37.66%) HTML5
7 46 (29.87%) SQL
8 41 (26.62%) Agile Software Development
9 40 (25.97%) OOP
10 37 (24.03%) CSS3
11 36 (23.38%) WordPress
12 32 (20.78%) .NET
12 32 (20.78%) Java
13 31 (20.13%) Web Services
13 31 (20.13%) Subversion
14 30 (19.48%) Git (software)
15 28 (18.18%) OO
15 28 (18.18%) MVC
16 25 (16.23%) Finance
16 25 (16.23%) Linux
16 25 (16.23%) Magento
16 25 (16.23%) User Experience
17 23 (14.94%) Retail
18 22 (14.29%) C#
19 21 (13.64%) CMS
19 21 (13.64%) Ajax
20 20 (12.99%) Management Information System
20 20 (12.99%) E-Commerce
21 19 (12.34%) Adobe
21 19 (12.34%) SQL Server

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 36 (23.38%) WordPress
2 21 (13.64%) CMS
3 18 (11.69%) Apache
4 15 (9.74%) Drupal
5 10 (6.49%) Joomla!
6 6 (3.90%) Node.js
6 6 (3.90%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (2.60%) JBoss
7 4 (2.60%) Liferay
7 4 (2.60%) Jetty
7 4 (2.60%) WebSphere
7 4 (2.60%) Tomcat
7 4 (2.60%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.30%) MS Exchange
8 2 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.65%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.65%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 14 (9.09%) Photoshop
2 8 (5.19%) MS Office
2 8 (5.19%) Adobe Illustrator
2 8 (5.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 6 (3.90%) AutoCAD
3 6 (3.90%) MS Project
4 4 (2.60%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.30%) MS Excel
6 1 (0.65%) InDesign
6 1 (0.65%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 25 (16.23%) Magento
2 2 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.60%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.65%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.65%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 14 (9.09%) Wireless
2 8 (5.19%) SSL
3 7 (4.55%) FTP
4 6 (3.90%) VPN
5 4 (2.60%) DNS
5 4 (2.60%) SSH
5 4 (2.60%) PuTTY
6 3 (1.95%) Asterisk PBX
7 2 (1.30%) Firewall
7 2 (1.30%) Network Security
7 2 (1.30%) Intranet
7 2 (1.30%) HTTP
8 1 (0.65%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (53.90%) MySQL
2 19 (12.34%) SQL Server
3 8 (5.19%) Relational Database
4 6 (3.90%) Big Data
5 4 (2.60%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (2.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (2.60%) Hadoop
5 4 (2.60%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.30%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.65%) DB2
Development Applications
1 31 (20.13%) Subversion
2 30 (19.48%) Git (software)
3 12 (7.79%) JIRA
4 10 (6.49%) Grunt
5 5 (3.25%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 5 (3.25%) Dreamweaver
6 4 (2.60%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 4 (2.60%) Maven
6 4 (2.60%) PHPUnit
7 3 (1.95%) gulp
8 2 (1.30%) PhpStorm
8 2 (1.30%) Mercurial
8 2 (1.30%) Eclipse
8 2 (1.30%) NetBeans
9 1 (0.65%) Behat
General
1 25 (16.23%) Finance
2 23 (14.94%) Retail
3 14 (9.09%) Financial Institution
4 12 (7.79%) Marketing
5 4 (2.60%) Banking
5 4 (2.60%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.60%) Multimedia
6 3 (1.95%) Automotive
7 2 (1.30%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.30%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 124 (80.52%) Developer
2 55 (35.71%) PHP Developer
3 24 (15.58%) Front-End Developer
4 21 (13.64%) Web Developer
5 14 (9.09%) .NET Developer
5 14 (9.09%) C# Developer
5 14 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
6 11 (7.14%) Senior Developer
7 10 (6.49%) Junior
8 9 (5.84%) Junior Developer
9 8 (5.19%) Consultant
9 8 (5.19%) Analyst
9 8 (5.19%) Junior PHP Developer
10 6 (3.90%) Senior PHP Developer
10 6 (3.90%) Support Analyst
11 5 (3.25%) Software Developer
11 5 (3.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 4 (2.60%) C# Software Developer
12 4 (2.60%) Lead PHP Developer
12 4 (2.60%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (70.13%) HTML
2 97 (62.99%) CSS
3 75 (48.70%) jQuery
4 58 (37.66%) HTML5
5 37 (24.03%) CSS3
6 32 (20.78%) .NET
7 31 (20.13%) Web Services
8 21 (13.64%) Ajax
9 18 (11.69%) XML
9 18 (11.69%) ASP.NET
10 17 (11.04%) LAMP
10 17 (11.04%) Sass
11 12 (7.79%) CakePHP
11 12 (7.79%) XHTML
12 10 (6.49%) JSON
13 9 (5.84%) .NET Framework
14 8 (5.19%) AngularJS
15 7 (4.55%) Underscore.js
15 7 (4.55%) RESTful
16 6 (3.90%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 25 (16.23%) User Experience
2 20 (12.99%) Management Information System
3 17 (11.04%) Mobile App
4 13 (8.44%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (3.90%) GIS
5 6 (3.90%) Data Centre
5 6 (3.90%) Device Driver
6 5 (3.25%) Computer Science
6 5 (3.25%) Telematics
7 4 (2.60%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (2.60%) Cybercrime
7 4 (2.60%) Online Banking
7 4 (2.60%) Animation
7 4 (2.60%) Video Editing
8 3 (1.95%) W3C
9 2 (1.30%) NHS
9 2 (1.30%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.65%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.65%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.65%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 25 (16.23%) Linux
2 11 (7.14%) UNIX
3 9 (5.84%) Windows
4 7 (4.55%) Android
5 4 (2.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (2.60%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.95%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (1.95%) CentOS
7 2 (1.30%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.30%) Windows 8
7 2 (1.30%) Windows Phone
7 2 (1.30%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.65%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (26.62%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (25.97%) OOP
3 28 (18.18%) OO
3 28 (18.18%) MVC
4 20 (12.99%) E-Commerce
5 19 (12.34%) Web Development
6 18 (11.69%) Risk Management
6 18 (11.69%) SDLC
7 14 (9.09%) Customer Engagement
7 14 (9.09%) SEO
8 12 (7.79%) Unit Testing
9 11 (7.14%) Open Source
9 11 (7.14%) Responsive Web Design
9 11 (7.14%) Web Application Development
9 11 (7.14%) OO PHP
9 11 (7.14%) TDD
10 10 (6.49%) Content Management
10 10 (6.49%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 10 (6.49%) Logistics
10 10 (6.49%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 105 (68.18%) JavaScript
2 46 (29.87%) SQL
3 32 (20.78%) Java
4 22 (14.29%) C#
5 15 (9.74%) PHP5
6 8 (5.19%) Python
7 7 (4.55%) Bash Shell
8 6 (3.90%) VB
9 5 (3.25%) Shell Script
10 4 (2.60%) Perl
11 3 (1.95%) VB6
12 1 (0.65%) Apex Code
12 1 (0.65%) Delphi
12 1 (0.65%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.65%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 14 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.30%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.30%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.30%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 19 (12.34%) Adobe
2 11 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 10 (6.49%) Google
4 8 (5.19%) Zend
5 3 (1.95%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (1.95%) Oracle
5 3 (1.95%) hybris
5 3 (1.95%) VMware
6 2 (1.30%) Sony
7 1 (0.65%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.65%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.65%) Twitter
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £40k - 50k per year + benefit
Posted: 22 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Techsearch Technology
Salary: From £20,000 to £40,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Betting Appointments
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Bonus, Discounts
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, Health, Staff Discount
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £28000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + pension, health
Posted: 8 days ago
Crewe
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + pension, healthcare
Posted: 9 days ago
Wilmslow
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + pension, healthcare
Posted: 10 days ago
Wilmslow
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits, Training & Progression
Posted: 11 days ago
Knutsford
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Cheshire
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Home Working
Posted: 16 days ago
Wilmslow
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £27000 - £33000 per annum + Great Training + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Wilmslow
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Chester
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £26000 - £38000 per annum + Depending on Exp +Bonus
Posted: 19 days ago