The table below looks at the statistics for PHP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 22 27 19
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -8
Permanent jobs citing PHP 14 14 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 7.11% 5.53% 10.07%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.46% 10.53% 18.40%
Number of salaries quoted 5 11 26
Average salary £27,500 £32,500 £29,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.38% +9.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
PHP
Cheshire

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

Programming Languages Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
104 133 163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 52.79% 52.57% 54.70%
Number of salaries quoted 59 103 108
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing PHP across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

PHP Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

PHP
Salary Trend in Chester

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

PHP Salary Trend in Chester

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT jobs across the Chester 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 21 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 16 (76.19%) HTML
2 16 (76.19%) CSS
3 13 (61.90%) MySQL
4 11 (52.38%) SQL
5 8 (38.10%) jQuery
5 8 (38.10%) HTML5
6 7 (33.33%) Ajax
6 7 (33.33%) Web Services
6 7 (33.33%) XHTML
6 7 (33.33%) E-Commerce
6 7 (33.33%) Adobe
7 6 (28.57%) MVC
7 6 (28.57%) XML
7 6 (28.57%) LAMP
8 5 (23.81%) Subversion
8 5 (23.81%) Content Management
8 5 (23.81%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 5 (23.81%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (23.81%) Test Scripting
8 5 (23.81%) UNIX
8 5 (23.81%) Photoshop
8 5 (23.81%) MS Project
8 5 (23.81%) MS Office
8 5 (23.81%) SEO
8 5 (23.81%) Change Management
8 5 (23.81%) FTP
8 5 (23.81%) VPN
8 5 (23.81%) SSL
8 5 (23.81%) Microsoft

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT jobs across the Chester 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 3 (14.29%) WordPress
1 3 (14.29%) Node.js
2 1 (4.76%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (23.81%) Photoshop
1 5 (23.81%) MS Project
1 5 (23.81%) MS Office
2 2 (9.52%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 5 (23.81%) FTP
1 5 (23.81%) VPN
1 5 (23.81%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (61.90%) MySQL
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (23.81%) Subversion
2 4 (19.05%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (66.67%) Developer
2 7 (33.33%) PHP Developer
3 5 (23.81%) Analyst
3 5 (23.81%) Support Analyst
3 5 (23.81%) Front-End Developer
4 3 (14.29%) PHP Symfony Developer
4 3 (14.29%) PHP Zend Developer
5 2 (9.52%) IT Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Web Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Applications Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Junior Web Developer
6 1 (4.76%) PHP Web Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior PHP Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Junior Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (76.19%) CSS
1 16 (76.19%) HTML
2 8 (38.10%) jQuery
2 8 (38.10%) HTML5
3 7 (33.33%) Ajax
3 7 (33.33%) XHTML
3 7 (33.33%) Web Services
4 6 (28.57%) XML
4 6 (28.57%) LAMP
5 4 (19.05%) CSS3
6 3 (14.29%) Symfony
6 3 (14.29%) Ember.js
6 3 (14.29%) AngularJS
7 2 (9.52%) CodeIgniter
7 2 (9.52%) LINQ
7 2 (9.52%) Silverlight
7 2 (9.52%) Laravel
7 2 (9.52%) .NET
7 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET
7 2 (9.52%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) User Experience
1 5 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.76%) W3C
3 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (23.81%) UNIX
2 2 (9.52%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 6 (28.57%) MVC
3 5 (23.81%) SEO
3 5 (23.81%) Change Management
3 5 (23.81%) Content Management
3 5 (23.81%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 5 (23.81%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (23.81%) Test Scripting
4 3 (14.29%) OO PHP
4 3 (14.29%) OOP
4 3 (14.29%) OO
5 2 (9.52%) Web Design
6 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.76%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 21 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 11 (52.38%) SQL
3 2 (9.52%) ActionScript
3 2 (9.52%) C#
3 2 (9.52%) ActionScript 2.0
4 1 (4.76%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) Adobe
2 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
3 3 (14.29%) Zend
4 1 (4.76%) Facebook
4 1 (4.76%) Google
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