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 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 35 40 45
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +5
Permanent jobs citing PHP 77 92 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 5.79% 5.06% 5.04%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.81% 10.61% 8.91%
Number of salaries quoted 58 74 73
Average salary £35,000 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.89% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,850 £22,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
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
652 867 887
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 49.02% 47.66% 56.53%
Number of salaries quoted 569 727 713
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

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 February 2016.

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 February 2016. 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 +29 19 £36,250 -14.70% 3
Chester +3 15 £34,000 -6.20% 8
Knutsford +13 14 £17,000 -18.07% 4
Warrington +9 9 £33,500 -16.25% 5
Crewe -1 5 £35,000 +16.66% 1
Northwich +3 3 £32,500 +62.50% 2
PHP
North West

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 113 (68.90%) JavaScript
2 103 (62.80%) MySQL
3 100 (60.98%) HTML
3 100 (60.98%) CSS
4 66 (40.24%) jQuery
5 63 (38.41%) .NET
6 59 (35.98%) WordPress
7 57 (34.76%) HTML5
8 49 (29.88%) CSS3
9 48 (29.27%) Git (software)
10 42 (25.61%) Linux
10 42 (25.61%) Agile Software Development
11 41 (25.00%) Sass
12 40 (24.39%) ASP.NET
12 40 (24.39%) C#
13 36 (21.95%) SQL Server
14 35 (21.34%) Subversion
15 34 (20.73%) Drupal
16 31 (18.90%) Web Design
16 31 (18.90%) CMS
16 31 (18.90%) XML
17 30 (18.29%) MVC
17 30 (18.29%) PHP 5
18 29 (17.68%) Mobile App
18 29 (17.68%) OOP
19 28 (17.07%) Magento
20 27 (16.46%) JSON
20 27 (16.46%) Front End Development
21 26 (15.85%) Ajax
22 24 (14.63%) Relational Database

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 59 (35.98%) WordPress
2 34 (20.73%) Drupal
3 31 (18.90%) CMS
4 15 (9.15%) Node.js
5 7 (4.27%) Apache
6 6 (3.66%) SharePoint
6 6 (3.66%) Umbraco
7 5 (3.05%) IIS
8 3 (1.83%) Joomla!
9 1 (0.61%) nginx
9 1 (0.61%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 14 (8.54%) Photoshop
2 7 (4.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 6 (3.66%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (1.22%) MS Excel
5 1 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 28 (17.07%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.05%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.83%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 1 (0.61%) AdWords
4 1 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.61%) GitHub
4 1 (0.61%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 14 (8.54%) PuTTY
1 14 (8.54%) SSH
2 2 (1.22%) VPN
3 1 (0.61%) Internet
3 1 (0.61%) Intranet
3 1 (0.61%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (62.80%) MySQL
2 36 (21.95%) SQL Server
3 24 (14.63%) Relational Database
4 11 (6.71%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (4.88%) MongoDB
6 4 (2.44%) Big Data
6 4 (2.44%) DB2
7 3 (1.83%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.22%) Data Mining
8 2 (1.22%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.22%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 48 (29.27%) Git (software)
2 35 (21.34%) Subversion
3 22 (13.41%) Grunt
4 15 (9.15%) JIRA
5 12 (7.32%) Visual Studio
6 7 (4.27%) Jenkins
7 4 (2.44%) Dreamweaver
8 3 (1.83%) PHPUnit
9 2 (1.22%) GitLab
9 2 (1.22%) gulp
9 2 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.61%) Ant
10 1 (0.61%) Appcelerator Titanium
10 1 (0.61%) FishEye
10 1 (0.61%) Maven
10 1 (0.61%) Vagrant
General
1 17 (10.37%) Marketing
2 14 (8.54%) Telecoms
3 12 (7.32%) Publishing
4 7 (4.27%) Finance
5 4 (2.44%) Banking
6 2 (1.22%) Advertising
6 2 (1.22%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.22%) Automotive
6 2 (1.22%) Electronics
6 2 (1.22%) Legal
6 2 (1.22%) Retail
7 1 (0.61%) Back Office
7 1 (0.61%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 139 (84.76%) Developer
2 77 (46.95%) PHP Developer
3 37 (22.56%) Web Developer
4 32 (19.51%) HTML Developer
5 31 (18.90%) HTML CSS Developer
6 30 (18.29%) .NET Developer
7 24 (14.63%) C# Developer
8 22 (13.41%) C# .NET Developer
9 20 (12.20%) PHP Web Developer
10 19 (11.59%) ASP.NET Developer
10 19 (11.59%) Software Developer
11 18 (10.98%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 17 (10.37%) Lead Developer
13 16 (9.76%) Lead PHP Developer
14 14 (8.54%) Junior
15 13 (7.93%) JavaScript Developer
15 13 (7.93%) Junior Developer
16 12 (7.32%) .NET Software Developer
16 12 (7.32%) C# Software Developer
17 10 (6.10%) Digital Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (60.98%) CSS
1 100 (60.98%) HTML
2 66 (40.24%) jQuery
3 63 (38.41%) .NET
4 57 (34.76%) HTML5
5 49 (29.88%) CSS3
6 41 (25.00%) Sass
7 40 (24.39%) ASP.NET
8 31 (18.90%) XML
9 27 (16.46%) JSON
10 26 (15.85%) Ajax
11 20 (12.20%) LAMP
12 19 (11.59%) .NET Framework
13 16 (9.76%) Web Services
14 14 (8.54%) Laravel
14 14 (8.54%) Symfony
15 9 (5.49%) PhoneGap
16 8 (4.88%) jQTouch
16 8 (4.88%) Sencha Touch
16 8 (4.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 29 (17.68%) Mobile App
2 20 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (7.93%) User Experience
4 12 (7.32%) Management Information System
5 7 (4.27%) Client/Server
6 4 (2.44%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.44%) Telematics
7 3 (1.83%) Social Media
8 2 (1.22%) Cyber Attack
8 2 (1.22%) Cybercrime
8 2 (1.22%) Online Banking
9 1 (0.61%) Animation
9 1 (0.61%) Clustering
9 1 (0.61%) iPad
9 1 (0.61%) Replication
9 1 (0.61%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 42 (25.61%) Linux
2 12 (7.32%) Unix
3 10 (6.10%) Android
3 10 (6.10%) Apple iOS
4 9 (5.49%) Windows
5 2 (1.22%) AIX
5 2 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.22%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (25.61%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (18.90%) Web Design
3 30 (18.29%) MVC
4 29 (17.68%) OOP
5 27 (16.46%) Front End Development
6 21 (12.80%) Web Development
7 17 (10.37%) Responsive Web Design
8 14 (8.54%) OO
8 14 (8.54%) Project Planning
9 12 (7.32%) DevOps
10 11 (6.71%) Content Management
10 11 (6.71%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (6.10%) E-Commerce
11 10 (6.10%) OO PHP
11 10 (6.10%) Open Source
12 9 (5.49%) SEO
12 9 (5.49%) Web Application Development
13 6 (3.66%) Migration
13 6 (3.66%) Scrum
13 6 (3.66%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 113 (68.90%) JavaScript
2 40 (24.39%) C#
3 30 (18.29%) PHP 5
4 23 (14.02%) SQL
5 14 (8.54%) Java
6 13 (7.93%) Python
7 8 (4.88%) C
8 6 (3.66%) Bash Shell
9 5 (3.05%) C++
9 5 (3.05%) Perl
10 4 (2.44%) PowerShell
11 3 (1.83%) Delphi
11 3 (1.83%) Ruby
11 3 (1.83%) Shell Script
11 3 (1.83%) VB
11 3 (1.83%) VB.NET
12 2 (1.22%) Embedded C
13 1 (0.61%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 13 (7.93%) Degree
2 5 (3.05%) ECDL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.05%) WAI
System Software
1 7 (4.27%) Docker
2 2 (1.22%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (1.83%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (1.83%) Puppet
2 2 (1.22%) Rundeck
3 1 (0.61%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 22 (13.41%) Adobe
2 15 (9.15%) Zend
3 11 (6.71%) Twitter
4 10 (6.10%) Microsoft
5 8 (4.88%) Sencha
6 6 (3.66%) Google
6 6 (3.66%) Oracle
7 5 (3.05%) Facebook
7 5 (3.05%) IBM
8 4 (2.44%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (1.22%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.61%) Appcelerator
10 1 (0.61%) Sitecore
Cheshire
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Home Working
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Boxed Red Marketing
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 3 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
FT Select
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
FT Select
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Northwich
Eligo Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £26000.00 - £28000 per annum + Holiday, Pension, Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Smartsearch Recruitment
Salary: Salary negotiable dependant on experience
Posted: 5 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £22000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Chester
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, Bonus, Discounts
Posted: 8 days ago
Chester
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Northwich
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Macclesfield
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Chester
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £26000.00 - £28000 per annum + Holiday, Pension, Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Cheshire
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
Warrington
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Macclesfield
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
Knutsford
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
Warrington
ePeople Recruitment Limited
Posted: 27 days ago