The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Zend products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Zend over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within Zend Technologies Ltd.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Zend
Rank 118 61 112
Rank change year-on-year
-57 +51
Permanent jobs citing Zend 5 63 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.26% 3.73% 1.49%
As % of the Vendors category 0.60% 8.30% 3.48%
Number of salaries quoted 2 57 33
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Zend
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Vendors Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
839 759 947
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 44.25% 44.91% 42.87%
Number of salaries quoted 718 616 848
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Zend
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Zend across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Zend Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Zend
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Zend across the Cheshire region.

Zend Salary Trend in Cheshire

Zend
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Zend within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 24 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
Chester +8 4 £30,000 -3.22%
Northwich -2 1 £30,000 -40.59%
Zend
North West

Zend
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing Zend 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 Zend.

1 10 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 10 (100.00%) PHP
2 9 (90.00%) HTML
2 9 (90.00%) CSS
3 8 (80.00%) jQuery
4 7 (70.00%) MySQL
5 6 (60.00%) MVC
6 5 (50.00%) HTML5
6 5 (50.00%) CSS3
7 4 (40.00%) OO
7 4 (40.00%) WordPress
7 4 (40.00%) Magento
8 3 (30.00%) SQL
8 3 (30.00%) OOP
8 3 (30.00%) XHTML
8 3 (30.00%) TDD
8 3 (30.00%) Content Management
8 3 (30.00%) Business Development
8 3 (30.00%) Life Science
8 3 (30.00%) Zend Framework
8 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
8 3 (30.00%) Social Media
8 3 (30.00%) BDD
8 3 (30.00%) Web Application Development
9 2 (20.00%) Web Services
9 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
9 2 (20.00%) JIRA
9 2 (20.00%) Symfony
9 2 (20.00%) RESTful
9 2 (20.00%) PHPUnit

Zend
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing Zend 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 Zend. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (40.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (70.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (20.00%) PHPUnit
2 2 (20.00%) Jasmine
2 2 (20.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (50.00%) Web Developer
2 5 (50.00%) PHP Developer
2 5 (50.00%) Front-End Developer
3 4 (40.00%) Front-End Web Developer
4 1 (10.00%) PHP Magento Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Magento Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Magento Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Software Developer
4 1 (10.00%) PHP Web Developer
4 1 (10.00%) PHP Programmer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior PHP Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Web Programmer
4 1 (10.00%) Software Programmer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (90.00%) HTML
1 9 (90.00%) CSS
2 8 (80.00%) jQuery
3 5 (50.00%) HTML5
3 5 (50.00%) CSS3
4 3 (30.00%) XHTML
4 3 (30.00%) Zend Framework
5 2 (20.00%) Web Services
5 2 (20.00%) AngularJS
5 2 (20.00%) RESTful
5 2 (20.00%) Symfony
6 1 (10.00%) XML
6 1 (10.00%) CakePHP
6 1 (10.00%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Life Science
1 3 (30.00%) Social Media
2 1 (10.00%) iPad
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) iPhone
2 1 (10.00%) Graphic Design
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) UNIX
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
1 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) MVC
2 4 (40.00%) OO
3 3 (30.00%) OOP
3 3 (30.00%) BDD
3 3 (30.00%) Web Application Development
3 3 (30.00%) TDD
3 3 (30.00%) Content Management
3 3 (30.00%) Business Development
4 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
5 1 (10.00%) OOD
5 1 (10.00%) iOS Development
5 1 (10.00%) OO PHP
5 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (10.00%) SEO
5 1 (10.00%) Web Design
5 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 10 (100.00%) PHP
2 3 (30.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree