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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 46 35 34
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -1
Permanent jobs citing PHP 92 111 169
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 4.80% 6.50% 7.63%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.22% 10.47% 11.90%
Number of salaries quoted 80 99 151
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,800 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,500 £50,000
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
900 1060 1420
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 46.95% 62.02% 64.08%
Number of salaries quoted 786 867 1251
Average salary £40,000 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 18 December 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 18 December 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
Macclesfield -2 17 £42,500 +21.42% 2
Chester +16 14 £36,250 +16.93% 3
Wilmslow -6 13 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Knutsford -20 8 £44,000 +22.22% 1
Warrington -7 7 £35,000 +3.70% 2
Crewe -9 6 £31,750 -9.28% 1
Northwich -4 3 £20,000 -60.00%
Ellesmere Port - 3 £40,000 -
Nantwich +2 1 £25,000 -28.57%
Widnes +1 1 £40,000 +100.00%
Runcorn -6 1 - - 1
Winsford - 1 £40,000 -
PHP
North West

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 18 December 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.

1 112 (70.89%) HTML
2 102 (64.56%) CSS
3 94 (59.49%) JavaScript
4 77 (48.73%) MySQL
5 74 (46.84%) jQuery
6 58 (36.71%) SQL
7 52 (32.91%) Agile Software Development
8 51 (32.28%) .NET
8 51 (32.28%) Ajax
8 51 (32.28%) HTML5
9 40 (25.32%) E-Commerce
10 39 (24.68%) Linux
11 37 (23.42%) C#
12 32 (20.25%) OO
13 30 (18.99%) ASP.NET
13 30 (18.99%) Web Services
13 30 (18.99%) SQL Server
13 30 (18.99%) PHP5
14 27 (17.09%) CSS3
14 27 (17.09%) MVC
15 25 (15.82%) Git (software)
16 22 (13.92%) Photoshop
17 21 (13.29%) Magento
17 21 (13.29%) .NET Framework
18 20 (12.66%) TDD
19 19 (12.03%) Marketing
19 19 (12.03%) WordPress
19 19 (12.03%) Amazon AWS
20 18 (11.39%) Degree
20 18 (11.39%) Mobile App

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 19 (12.03%) WordPress
2 17 (10.76%) Apache
3 15 (9.49%) CMS
4 9 (5.70%) Umbraco
5 5 (3.16%) Drupal
5 5 (3.16%) MODX
5 5 (3.16%) IIS
6 4 (2.53%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (1.27%) JBoss
7 2 (1.27%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.63%) nginx
8 1 (0.63%) Node.js
8 1 (0.63%) uWSGI
Applications
1 22 (13.92%) Photoshop
2 10 (6.33%) Adobe Illustrator
3 8 (5.06%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 5 (3.16%) InDesign
5 3 (1.90%) Fireworks
5 3 (1.90%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 21 (13.29%) Magento
2 1 (0.63%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.63%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 19 (12.03%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (10.13%) Amazon S3
3 2 (1.27%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.27%) Route 53
3 2 (1.27%) ElastiCache
3 2 (1.27%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 1 (0.63%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.90%) Wireless
2 2 (1.27%) DNS
3 1 (0.63%) Internet
3 1 (0.63%) SMS
3 1 (0.63%) SMTP
3 1 (0.63%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (48.73%) MySQL
2 30 (18.99%) SQL Server
3 16 (10.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 10 (6.33%) Relational Database
5 7 (4.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (4.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (2.53%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (1.90%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (1.90%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.27%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (1.27%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.27%) Big Data
8 2 (1.27%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.63%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 25 (15.82%) Git (software)
2 17 (10.76%) JIRA
2 17 (10.76%) Subversion
3 16 (10.13%) Visual Studio
4 7 (4.43%) Dreamweaver
5 5 (3.16%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (1.27%) TeamCity
6 2 (1.27%) Maven
6 2 (1.27%) PHPUnit
6 2 (1.27%) Jasmine
6 2 (1.27%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.63%) Mercurial
General
1 19 (12.03%) Marketing
2 14 (8.86%) Telecoms
3 8 (5.06%) Finance
4 6 (3.80%) Retail
5 5 (3.16%) Back Office
6 3 (1.90%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.90%) Games
7 1 (0.63%) Billing
7 1 (0.63%) Advertising
7 1 (0.63%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 128 (81.01%) Developer
2 60 (37.97%) PHP Developer
3 39 (24.68%) Web Developer
4 18 (11.39%) .NET Developer
5 17 (10.76%) Senior Developer
6 15 (9.49%) Software Developer
7 14 (8.86%) Front-End Developer
8 13 (8.23%) .NET Software Developer
9 12 (7.59%) C# Developer
10 11 (6.96%) ASP.NET Developer
10 11 (6.96%) C# Software Developer
10 11 (6.96%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 11 (6.96%) C# .NET Developer
11 10 (6.33%) PHP Web Developer
12 9 (5.70%) Architect
12 9 (5.70%) Technical Architect
13 8 (5.06%) Senior Web Developer
14 7 (4.43%) Junior
14 7 (4.43%) PHP MySQL Developer
15 6 (3.80%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (70.89%) HTML
2 102 (64.56%) CSS
3 74 (46.84%) jQuery
4 51 (32.28%) HTML5
4 51 (32.28%) Ajax
4 51 (32.28%) .NET
5 30 (18.99%) ASP.NET
5 30 (18.99%) Web Services
6 27 (17.09%) CSS3
7 21 (13.29%) .NET Framework
8 16 (10.13%) XHTML
9 12 (7.59%) JSON
10 11 (6.96%) SOAP
10 11 (6.96%) XML
11 10 (6.33%) DHTML
11 10 (6.33%) LAMP
11 10 (6.33%) Symfony
12 9 (5.70%) WCF
12 9 (5.70%) WPF
12 9 (5.70%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 18 (11.39%) Mobile App
2 16 (10.13%) Open Source
3 12 (7.59%) User Experience
4 5 (3.16%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.53%) Client/Server
5 4 (2.53%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.53%) Social Media
6 3 (1.90%) E-Learning
6 3 (1.90%) Life Science
6 3 (1.90%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.90%) GIS
7 2 (1.27%) Online Games
7 2 (1.27%) Telematics
8 1 (0.63%) Learning Management System
8 1 (0.63%) Graphic Design
8 1 (0.63%) iPad
8 1 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.63%) iPhone
8 1 (0.63%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.63%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 39 (24.68%) Linux
2 16 (10.13%) UNIX
3 4 (2.53%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.90%) Android
5 1 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.63%) Windows
5 1 (0.63%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (32.91%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (25.32%) E-Commerce
3 32 (20.25%) OO
4 27 (17.09%) MVC
5 20 (12.66%) TDD
6 16 (10.13%) Web Development
7 15 (9.49%) Load Balancing
7 15 (9.49%) SOA
8 13 (8.23%) OOP
9 11 (6.96%) OO PHP
10 10 (6.33%) Content Management
11 9 (5.70%) Web Design
11 9 (5.70%) Web Accessibility
11 9 (5.70%) Responsive Web Design
12 8 (5.06%) BDD
12 8 (5.06%) Scrum
13 7 (4.43%) CRM
13 7 (4.43%) Web Application Development
13 7 (4.43%) Continuous Integration
14 6 (3.80%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 94 (59.49%) JavaScript
2 58 (36.71%) SQL
3 37 (23.42%) C#
4 30 (18.99%) PHP5
5 11 (6.96%) T-SQL
6 10 (6.33%) Java
7 5 (3.16%) VB
7 5 (3.16%) VB.NET
7 5 (3.16%) Python
7 5 (3.16%) VB6
8 3 (1.90%) Perl
8 3 (1.90%) C++
9 2 (1.27%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.63%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.63%) Ruby
10 1 (0.63%) C
10 1 (0.63%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 18 (11.39%) Degree
2 1 (0.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.90%) QA
2 1 (0.63%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.63%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.63%) Nagios
1 1 (0.63%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 11 (6.96%) Zend
2 10 (6.33%) Microsoft
3 8 (5.06%) Adobe
3 8 (5.06%) Google
4 6 (3.80%) EPiServer
4 6 (3.80%) Sitecore
5 5 (3.16%) F5
6 4 (2.53%) Facebook
6 4 (2.53%) Oracle
6 4 (2.53%) Red Hat
7 3 (1.90%) DevExpress
7 3 (1.90%) Rackspace
8 2 (1.27%) VMware
8 2 (1.27%) NetApp
9 1 (0.63%) Salesforce.com
Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: To £38k + pkg
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £425000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Assurant Solutions
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £28000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington
Searchability
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £40000 per annum + flexible working hours
Posted: 6 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + 15% Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Macclesfield
Computer Futures
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Knutsford
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 10 days ago
Chester
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + +Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Chester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 23 days ago
Chester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £28000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 23 days ago
Frodsham
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £45000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 24 days ago