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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 52 44 26
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -18
Permanent jobs citing PHP 73 86 162
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 4.15% 5.04% 8.92%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.90% 9.75% 16.43%
Number of salaries quoted 55 67 149
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,400 £25,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
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
924 882 986
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 52.50% 51.73% 54.27%
Number of salaries quoted 754 715 846
Average salary £40,000 £35,500 £34,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.67% +3.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 21 £35,000 - 7
Chester +5 15 £27,500 -15.38% 5
Crewe -7 7 £37,500 +50.00% 1
Knutsford -5 6 £38,000 +31.03% 1
Wilmslow - 5 £40,625 - 2
Macclesfield +12 3 £33,750 +3.84% 2
Widnes - 1 £32,500 -
PHP
North West

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 92 (61.33%) HTML
1 92 (61.33%) JavaScript
2 80 (53.33%) CSS
3 70 (46.67%) MySQL
4 60 (40.00%) jQuery
5 43 (28.67%) HTML5
6 40 (26.67%) SQL
7 31 (20.67%) Agile Software Development
8 30 (20.00%) .NET
9 29 (19.33%) OOP
10 28 (18.67%) MVC
11 26 (17.33%) CSS3
12 24 (16.00%) Finance
12 24 (16.00%) Web Services
13 23 (15.33%) OO
14 21 (14.00%) C#
14 21 (14.00%) E-Commerce
15 20 (13.33%) WordPress
15 20 (13.33%) Magento
15 20 (13.33%) Retail
16 19 (12.67%) Ajax
17 18 (12.00%) Linux
18 17 (11.33%) Subversion
18 17 (11.33%) LAMP
19 16 (10.67%) Java
19 16 (10.67%) Mobile App
19 16 (10.67%) User Experience
20 15 (10.00%) SDLC
20 15 (10.00%) Web Development
20 15 (10.00%) Git (software)

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 20 (13.33%) WordPress
2 14 (9.33%) Apache
3 11 (7.33%) CMS
4 9 (6.00%) Drupal
5 6 (4.00%) Node.js
6 5 (3.33%) Joomla!
7 4 (2.67%) IIS
8 2 (1.33%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (1.33%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.33%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.67%) MODX
9 1 (0.67%) Umbraco
Applications
1 13 (8.67%) Photoshop
2 8 (5.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 8 (5.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 7 (4.67%) MS Office
4 6 (4.00%) AutoCAD
4 6 (4.00%) Adobe Illustrator
5 5 (3.33%) MS Project
6 4 (2.67%) MS Excel
6 4 (2.67%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.67%) InDesign
7 1 (0.67%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 20 (13.33%) Magento
2 2 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.33%) Google Analytics
2 4 (2.67%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.67%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 14 (9.33%) Wireless
2 5 (3.33%) SSL
2 5 (3.33%) FTP
2 5 (3.33%) VPN
3 3 (2.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.00%) Intranet
3 3 (2.00%) Asterisk PBX
4 2 (1.33%) Firewall
4 2 (1.33%) Network Security
4 2 (1.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (46.67%) MySQL
2 15 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (2.00%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.33%) Big Data
4 2 (1.33%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.67%) DB2
5 1 (0.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 17 (11.33%) Subversion
2 15 (10.00%) Git (software)
3 7 (4.67%) JIRA
4 4 (2.67%) Visual Studio
5 3 (2.00%) Dreamweaver
5 3 (2.00%) Grunt
6 2 (1.33%) PhpStorm
7 1 (0.67%) PHPUnit
7 1 (0.67%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 1 (0.67%) Behat
General
1 24 (16.00%) Finance
2 20 (13.33%) Retail
3 14 (9.33%) Financial Institution
4 7 (4.67%) Marketing
5 4 (2.67%) Multimedia
6 3 (2.00%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.33%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.67%) Back Office
8 1 (0.67%) Automotive
8 1 (0.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 124 (82.67%) Developer
2 62 (41.33%) PHP Developer
3 21 (14.00%) Front-End Developer
4 15 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 15 (10.00%) .NET Developer
4 15 (10.00%) C# Developer
4 15 (10.00%) Web Developer
5 13 (8.67%) Senior Developer
6 8 (5.33%) Junior
6 8 (5.33%) Junior Developer
6 8 (5.33%) Senior PHP Developer
7 7 (4.67%) PHP Web Developer
7 7 (4.67%) Analyst
8 6 (4.00%) Programmer
8 6 (4.00%) Linux Engineer
9 5 (3.33%) Junior PHP Developer
9 5 (3.33%) Magento Developer
9 5 (3.33%) Support Analyst
10 4 (2.67%) Software Developer
10 4 (2.67%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (61.33%) HTML
2 80 (53.33%) CSS
3 60 (40.00%) jQuery
4 43 (28.67%) HTML5
5 30 (20.00%) .NET
6 26 (17.33%) CSS3
7 24 (16.00%) Web Services
8 19 (12.67%) Ajax
9 17 (11.33%) LAMP
10 12 (8.00%) .NET Framework
11 11 (7.33%) ASP.NET
12 10 (6.67%) XML
12 10 (6.67%) XHTML
13 8 (5.33%) CakePHP
14 7 (4.67%) Sass
15 6 (4.00%) Symfony
15 6 (4.00%) CodeIgniter
15 6 (4.00%) Flash
16 5 (3.33%) Underscore.js
17 4 (2.67%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.67%) Mobile App
1 16 (10.67%) User Experience
2 11 (7.33%) Management Information System
3 7 (4.67%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (4.00%) GIS
5 4 (2.67%) Animation
5 4 (2.67%) Video Editing
6 3 (2.00%) W3C
6 3 (2.00%) Telematics
7 2 (1.33%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.33%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.33%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.67%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.67%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 18 (12.00%) Linux
2 15 (10.00%) Windows
3 7 (4.67%) UNIX
3 7 (4.67%) Android
4 4 (2.67%) Windows Mobile
4 4 (2.67%) Apple iOS
5 3 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.33%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.33%) Windows 8
6 2 (1.33%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.67%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (20.67%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (19.33%) OOP
3 28 (18.67%) MVC
4 23 (15.33%) OO
5 21 (14.00%) E-Commerce
6 15 (10.00%) Web Development
6 15 (10.00%) SDLC
7 14 (9.33%) Customer Engagement
7 14 (9.33%) Risk Management
8 13 (8.67%) Unit Testing
9 12 (8.00%) Mobile Application Development
10 11 (7.33%) OO PHP
10 11 (7.33%) SEO
11 9 (6.00%) Content Management
12 7 (4.67%) Scrum
12 7 (4.67%) Responsive Web Design
13 6 (4.00%) Web Application Development
13 6 (4.00%) Change Management
13 6 (4.00%) UML
13 6 (4.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 92 (61.33%) JavaScript
2 40 (26.67%) SQL
3 21 (14.00%) C#
4 16 (10.67%) Java
5 13 (8.67%) PHP5
6 8 (5.33%) VB
7 7 (4.67%) Bash Shell
8 6 (4.00%) VB6
9 5 (3.33%) Shell Script
10 4 (2.67%) Python
11 3 (2.00%) Ruby
11 3 (2.00%) Perl
12 2 (1.33%) ActionScript
12 2 (1.33%) ActionScript 2.0
13 1 (0.67%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 8 (5.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (2.00%) Puppet
1 3 (2.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 14 (9.33%) Adobe
2 12 (8.00%) Google
3 11 (7.33%) Microsoft
4 7 (4.67%) Zend
5 5 (3.33%) Oracle
6 3 (2.00%) hybris
7 2 (1.33%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.67%) VMware
8 1 (0.67%) Yahoo!
8 1 (0.67%) Facebook
Frodsham, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Crewe, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Winsford, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits, Training & Progression
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Northwich, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Wilmslow
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + pension, healthcare
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheshire
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £22000 - £28000 Per Annum Excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheshire
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Home Working
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 9 days ago
Warrington
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Knutsford
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 12 days ago
Warrington
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Warrington
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Macclesfield
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £14000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago