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 15 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 65 21 36
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +15
Permanent jobs citing PHP 65 136 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.34% 8.48% 5.93%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.44% 14.41% 10.24%
Number of salaries quoted 56 128 106
Average salary £30,500 £31,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.17% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,250 £35,300 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+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
1010 944 1231
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 51.95% 58.85% 57.98%
Number of salaries quoted 824 826 1092
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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 15 September 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 15 September 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 +10 22 £30,000 -9.43% 4
Warrington -30 10 £35,000 -
Knutsford -14 7 £27,500 -8.33% 1
Chester -18 6 £25,000 -15.25% 2
Crewe -18 6 £35,000 +16.66% 2
Winsford - 3 £38,750 -
Wilmslow - 2 £47,500 - 3
PHP
North West

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 15 September 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.

1 144 (81.36%) HTML
2 110 (62.15%) CSS
3 103 (58.19%) JavaScript
4 94 (53.11%) MySQL
5 62 (35.03%) SQL
6 51 (28.81%) .NET
6 51 (28.81%) Marketing
6 51 (28.81%) jQuery
7 48 (27.12%) XML
8 46 (25.99%) Linux
8 46 (25.99%) OO
9 40 (22.60%) Subversion
10 38 (21.47%) Git (software)
11 36 (20.34%) XHTML
12 35 (19.77%) ASP.NET
12 35 (19.77%) PHP5
13 34 (19.21%) E-Commerce
14 33 (18.64%) CMS
14 33 (18.64%) Magento
15 32 (18.08%) Ajax
15 32 (18.08%) SQL Server
16 31 (17.51%) JSON
17 29 (16.38%) OO PHP
18 28 (15.82%) HTML5
19 27 (15.25%) WordPress
19 27 (15.25%) LAMP
20 26 (14.69%) Agile Software Development
21 25 (14.12%) REST
22 24 (13.56%) Web Design
22 24 (13.56%) VB

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 33 (18.64%) CMS
2 27 (15.25%) WordPress
3 21 (11.86%) MODX
4 19 (10.73%) Apache
5 14 (7.91%) Drupal
6 11 (6.21%) nginx
7 9 (5.08%) uWSGI
7 9 (5.08%) Umbraco
8 6 (3.39%) Sitecore CMS
8 6 (3.39%) IIS
9 3 (1.69%) Node.js
9 3 (1.69%) Sitefinity
10 2 (1.13%) SharePoint
10 2 (1.13%) Joomla!
11 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.56%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 12 (6.78%) Photoshop
2 5 (2.82%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (1.69%) InDesign
4 2 (1.13%) MS Excel
4 2 (1.13%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.56%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 33 (18.64%) Magento
2 1 (0.56%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.56%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.13%) Route 53
2 2 (1.13%) ElastiCache
2 2 (1.13%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 2 (1.13%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (1.13%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.69%) DNS
2 2 (1.13%) HTTP
3 1 (0.56%) SMTP
3 1 (0.56%) Internet
3 1 (0.56%) SSH
3 1 (0.56%) PuTTY
3 1 (0.56%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (53.11%) MySQL
2 32 (18.08%) SQL Server
3 11 (6.21%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (1.69%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.13%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.13%) Big Data
5 2 (1.13%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (1.13%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.56%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 40 (22.60%) Subversion
2 38 (21.47%) Git (software)
3 11 (6.21%) JIRA
4 9 (5.08%) Mercurial
5 5 (2.82%) Dreamweaver
5 5 (2.82%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (2.82%) Visual Studio
6 3 (1.69%) PHPUnit
6 3 (1.69%) Jasmine
7 2 (1.13%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.56%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.56%) Maven
8 1 (0.56%) Jenkins
General
1 51 (28.81%) Marketing
2 12 (6.78%) Finance
3 11 (6.21%) Retail
4 7 (3.95%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.82%) Publishing
6 4 (2.26%) Back Office
7 2 (1.13%) Games
8 1 (0.56%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 156 (88.14%) Developer
2 64 (36.16%) PHP Developer
3 39 (22.03%) Web Developer
4 36 (20.34%) .NET Developer
5 21 (11.86%) VB.NET Developer
6 19 (10.73%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 18 (10.17%) PHP Web Developer
8 17 (9.60%) Front-End Developer
9 13 (7.34%) Senior Developer
10 12 (6.78%) Designer
11 11 (6.21%) C# Developer
12 10 (5.65%) Software Developer
12 10 (5.65%) C# .NET Developer
13 9 (5.08%) MySQL Developer
14 8 (4.52%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 8 (4.52%) ASP.NET Developer
15 6 (3.39%) .NET Software Developer
16 5 (2.82%) Front-End Web Developer
17 4 (2.26%) Head of Development
17 4 (2.26%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 144 (81.36%) HTML
2 110 (62.15%) CSS
3 51 (28.81%) .NET
3 51 (28.81%) jQuery
4 48 (27.12%) XML
5 36 (20.34%) XHTML
6 35 (19.77%) ASP.NET
7 32 (18.08%) Ajax
8 31 (17.51%) JSON
9 28 (15.82%) HTML5
10 27 (15.25%) LAMP
11 25 (14.12%) REST
12 21 (11.86%) Web Services
13 18 (10.17%) CSS3
14 14 (7.91%) SOAP
15 9 (5.08%) SQLAlchemy
15 9 (5.08%) Flask
16 8 (4.52%) DHTML
17 7 (3.95%) .NET Framework
17 7 (3.95%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.78%) Open Source
1 12 (6.78%) User Experience
2 11 (6.21%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (4.52%) Mobile App
4 4 (2.26%) Social Media
5 3 (1.69%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.13%) Graphic Design
6 2 (1.13%) W3C
6 2 (1.13%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.56%) Clustering
7 1 (0.56%) GIS
7 1 (0.56%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.56%) Online Games
7 1 (0.56%) iPhone
7 1 (0.56%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 46 (25.99%) Linux
2 7 (3.95%) UNIX
3 4 (2.26%) Windows
4 2 (1.13%) Mac OS
4 2 (1.13%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.13%) Debian
5 1 (0.56%) Android
5 1 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (25.99%) OO
2 34 (19.21%) E-Commerce
3 29 (16.38%) OO PHP
4 26 (14.69%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (13.56%) Web Design
6 20 (11.30%) Web Development
7 19 (10.73%) TDD
8 18 (10.17%) OOP
9 17 (9.60%) MVC
10 14 (7.91%) SOA
11 12 (6.78%) Online Marketing
12 9 (5.08%) Email Marketing
13 8 (4.52%) Web Accessibility
14 7 (3.95%) Digital Marketing
14 7 (3.95%) Content Management
14 7 (3.95%) BDD
14 7 (3.95%) Data-Driven Marketing
15 6 (3.39%) Responsive Web Design
15 6 (3.39%) Project Management
15 6 (3.39%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 103 (58.19%) JavaScript
2 62 (35.03%) SQL
3 35 (19.77%) PHP5
4 24 (13.56%) VB
4 24 (13.56%) VB.NET
5 23 (12.99%) VB6
6 22 (12.43%) C#
7 15 (8.47%) Python
8 12 (6.78%) T-SQL
9 9 (5.08%) Java
10 6 (3.39%) C++
11 4 (2.26%) Perl
12 3 (1.69%) Erlang
13 2 (1.13%) PowerShell
13 2 (1.13%) Bash Shell
13 2 (1.13%) Ruby
13 2 (1.13%) VBA
14 1 (0.56%) VBScript
14 1 (0.56%) Delphi
14 1 (0.56%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 5 (2.82%) Degree
2 2 (1.13%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.56%) MCSE
3 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.52%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.13%) QA
3 1 (0.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (1.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.56%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.56%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 2 (1.13%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.56%) Nagios
2 1 (0.56%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 17 (9.60%) Adobe
2 12 (6.78%) DevExpress
3 9 (5.08%) Rackspace
4 8 (4.52%) Zend
5 6 (3.39%) EPiServer
5 6 (3.39%) Sitecore
5 6 (3.39%) Oracle
6 5 (2.82%) F5
7 4 (2.26%) Google
8 3 (1.69%) Microsoft
8 3 (1.69%) Red Hat
8 3 (1.69%) VMware
9 2 (1.13%) NetApp
10 1 (0.56%) JBoss
10 1 (0.56%) Progress
10 1 (0.56%) Cisco
Crewe, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Assurant Solutions
Salary: Salary + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Northwich, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 6 days ago
Wilmslow
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
TechnoRecruit
Posted: 7 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
TechnoRecruit
Posted: 7 days ago