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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 42 39 25
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -14
Permanent jobs citing PHP 85 76 172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 4.67% 4.79% 9.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.82% 8.81% 14.97%
Number of salaries quoted 66 69 151
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,300 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,500 £45,000
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
866 863 1149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 47.58% 54.41% 61.25%
Number of salaries quoted 712 696 976
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

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 5 March 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 5 March 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 +12 12 £34,500 -4.16% 3
Macclesfield -10 12 £42,500 -15.84% 6
Crewe +8 11 £29,000 -17.14% 2
Warrington -13 7 £40,000 +14.28%
Ellesmere Port - 6 £40,000 - 1
Chester +10 5 £38,750 +21.09% 2
Northwich +6 2 £20,000 -60.39%
Knutsford -16 2 £21,500 -40.27%
Runcorn - 2 £45,000 - 1
PHP
North West

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 5 March 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.

1 112 (63.28%) HTML
2 104 (58.76%) JavaScript
3 103 (58.19%) CSS
4 81 (45.76%) jQuery
5 76 (42.94%) MySQL
6 63 (35.59%) HTML5
7 53 (29.94%) SQL
8 49 (27.68%) Linux
8 49 (27.68%) Agile Software Development
9 45 (25.42%) Ajax
10 44 (24.86%) .NET
11 40 (22.60%) E-Commerce
12 38 (21.47%) C#
13 37 (20.90%) CSS3
14 35 (19.77%) MVC
15 33 (18.64%) Web Services
16 31 (17.51%) PHP5
17 30 (16.95%) OO
18 28 (15.82%) SQL Server
19 24 (13.56%) Photoshop
19 24 (13.56%) Mobile App
20 23 (12.99%) .NET Framework
21 22 (12.43%) Web Development
22 21 (11.86%) Degree
22 21 (11.86%) Amazon AWS
23 19 (10.73%) Git (software)
23 19 (10.73%) Subversion
23 19 (10.73%) Visual Studio
23 19 (10.73%) ASP.NET
23 19 (10.73%) Apache

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 (10.73%) Apache
2 17 (9.60%) WordPress
3 15 (8.47%) CMS
4 8 (4.52%) IIS
5 4 (2.26%) Umbraco
6 2 (1.13%) JBoss
7 1 (0.56%) Drupal
7 1 (0.56%) Joomla!
7 1 (0.56%) nginx
7 1 (0.56%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.56%) MODX
7 1 (0.56%) Node.js
7 1 (0.56%) uWSGI
Applications
1 24 (13.56%) Photoshop
2 8 (4.52%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (2.82%) MS Excel
3 5 (2.82%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (2.26%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.69%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (1.13%) InDesign
6 2 (1.13%) Fireworks
6 2 (1.13%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.56%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 17 (9.60%) Magento
2 2 (1.13%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 21 (11.86%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (7.91%) Amazon S3
3 4 (2.26%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.56%) GitHub
4 1 (0.56%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.21%) Wireless
2 4 (2.26%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.13%) SMS
3 2 (1.13%) Intranet
3 2 (1.13%) Internet
4 1 (0.56%) LAN
4 1 (0.56%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (42.94%) MySQL
2 28 (15.82%) SQL Server
3 16 (9.04%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 11 (6.21%) Relational Database
5 7 (3.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (3.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (2.26%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (1.69%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.13%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.13%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.56%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 19 (10.73%) Git (software)
1 19 (10.73%) Subversion
1 19 (10.73%) Visual Studio
2 12 (6.78%) JIRA
3 5 (2.82%) Dreamweaver
4 2 (1.13%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.13%) Maven
5 1 (0.56%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.56%) PHPUnit
5 1 (0.56%) Jasmine
General
1 18 (10.17%) Finance
2 17 (9.60%) Marketing
3 14 (7.91%) Retail
4 13 (7.34%) Telecoms
5 11 (6.21%) Financial Institution
6 4 (2.26%) Back Office
6 4 (2.26%) Games
7 2 (1.13%) Billing
7 2 (1.13%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.56%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.56%) Legal
8 1 (0.56%) Advertising
8 1 (0.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 150 (84.75%) Developer
2 75 (42.37%) PHP Developer
3 45 (25.42%) Web Developer
4 24 (13.56%) Senior Developer
5 17 (9.60%) PHP Web Developer
6 16 (9.04%) Front-End Developer
6 16 (9.04%) C# .NET Developer
6 16 (9.04%) .NET Developer
6 16 (9.04%) C# Developer
7 13 (7.34%) Software Developer
8 12 (6.78%) ASP.NET Developer
8 12 (6.78%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 11 (6.21%) C# Software Developer
9 11 (6.21%) .NET Software Developer
10 10 (5.65%) Senior Web Developer
11 9 (5.08%) Technical Architect
11 9 (5.08%) Architect
11 9 (5.08%) Senior PHP Developer
12 7 (3.95%) Junior Developer
12 7 (3.95%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (63.28%) HTML
2 103 (58.19%) CSS
3 81 (45.76%) jQuery
4 63 (35.59%) HTML5
5 45 (25.42%) Ajax
6 44 (24.86%) .NET
7 37 (20.90%) CSS3
8 33 (18.64%) Web Services
9 23 (12.99%) .NET Framework
10 19 (10.73%) ASP.NET
11 15 (8.47%) XHTML
12 11 (6.21%) Symfony
12 11 (6.21%) JSON
12 11 (6.21%) LAMP
12 11 (6.21%) SOAP
13 9 (5.08%) WCF
13 9 (5.08%) WPF
14 7 (3.95%) DHTML
14 7 (3.95%) XML
14 7 (3.95%) CodeIgniter
Miscellaneous
1 24 (13.56%) Mobile App
2 11 (6.21%) User Experience
3 6 (3.39%) Computer Science
3 6 (3.39%) W3C
4 5 (2.82%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.26%) Open Source
5 4 (2.26%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.69%) E-Learning
6 3 (1.69%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.69%) Life Science
6 3 (1.69%) Social Media
7 2 (1.13%) Telematics
7 2 (1.13%) GIS
8 1 (0.56%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.56%) Online Games
8 1 (0.56%) Animation
8 1 (0.56%) Video Editing
8 1 (0.56%) Learning Management System
8 1 (0.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 49 (27.68%) Linux
2 17 (9.60%) UNIX
3 9 (5.08%) Windows
4 5 (2.82%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (1.13%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.13%) Android
6 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (27.68%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (22.60%) E-Commerce
3 35 (19.77%) MVC
4 30 (16.95%) OO
5 22 (12.43%) Web Development
6 17 (9.60%) OOP
7 16 (9.04%) TDD
8 14 (7.91%) Load Balancing
8 14 (7.91%) Mobile Application Development
9 13 (7.34%) Customer Engagement
9 13 (7.34%) SOA
10 11 (6.21%) Risk Management
10 11 (6.21%) OO PHP
11 9 (5.08%) Scrum
11 9 (5.08%) Information Management
12 8 (4.52%) Migration
12 8 (4.52%) Web Design
13 7 (3.95%) Web Accessibility
14 6 (3.39%) Responsive Web Design
14 6 (3.39%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 104 (58.76%) JavaScript
2 53 (29.94%) SQL
3 38 (21.47%) C#
4 31 (17.51%) PHP5
5 9 (5.08%) T-SQL
6 8 (4.52%) Python
6 8 (4.52%) Java
7 4 (2.26%) Bash Shell
8 3 (1.69%) C++
8 3 (1.69%) Perl
8 3 (1.69%) VB
8 3 (1.69%) VB6
8 3 (1.69%) Ruby
9 2 (1.13%) ActionScript 2.0
9 2 (1.13%) ActionScript
10 1 (0.56%) C
Qualifications
1 21 (11.86%) Degree
2 1 (0.56%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.13%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (1.69%) Puppet
1 3 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 14 (7.91%) Microsoft
2 9 (5.08%) Oracle
2 9 (5.08%) Google
3 8 (4.52%) Zend
4 5 (2.82%) Facebook
5 4 (2.26%) Adobe
5 4 (2.26%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (1.69%) Red Hat
6 3 (1.69%) Sitecore
6 3 (1.69%) Rackspace
7 1 (0.56%) SAP
7 1 (0.56%) VMware
7 1 (0.56%) Yahoo!
Macclesfield
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Macclesfield
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Chester
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits, Training & Progression
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £25k - 35k per year + Pension and Training
Posted: 5 days ago
Ellesmere Port, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Roc Search
Posted: 5 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Roc Search
Posted: 5 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Wilmslow
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Crewe
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + pension, healthcare
Posted: 7 days ago
Wilmslow
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + pension, healthcare
Posted: 14 days ago
Macclesfield
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Runcorn
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago