The table below looks at the statistics for PHP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 26 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 19 27 35
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +8
Permanent jobs citing PHP 15 18 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 9.20% 7.76% 2.80%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.39% 13.33% 5.98%
Number of salaries quoted 15 8 6
Median salary £42,500 £26,250 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+61.90% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,100 £22,500 £23,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £35,250 £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
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
112 135 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 68.71% 58.19% 46.80%
Number of salaries quoted 104 66 78
Median salary £35,500 £41,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.45% +18.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,200 £25,000 £28,200
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

The demand trend of job ads across the Chester region citing PHP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Salary Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PHP across the Chester region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016.

PHP Salary Histogram in Chester

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, IT jobs citing PHP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Chester region with a requirement for PHP.

1 23 (79.31%) CSS
2 21 (72.41%) HTML
3 20 (68.97%) JavaScript
4 18 (62.07%) MySQL
5 13 (44.83%) jQuery
6 12 (41.38%) MVC
6 12 (41.38%) OO
7 10 (34.48%) E-Commerce
7 10 (34.48%) Web Services
7 10 (34.48%) Amazon AWS
8 8 (27.59%) WordPress
8 8 (27.59%) Zend
9 7 (24.14%) OOP
9 7 (24.14%) Degree
9 7 (24.14%) Symfony
9 7 (24.14%) High Availability
9 7 (24.14%) Laravel
9 7 (24.14%) SDLC
10 6 (20.69%) VPN
10 6 (20.69%) Linux
10 6 (20.69%) Java
11 5 (17.24%) CMS
11 5 (17.24%) Mobile App
11 5 (17.24%) CSS3
11 5 (17.24%) HTML5
11 5 (17.24%) Magento
12 4 (13.79%) Git (software)
12 4 (13.79%) Android
12 4 (13.79%) Open Source
12 4 (13.79%) Ubuntu

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (27.59%) WordPress
2 5 (17.24%) CMS
3 4 (13.79%) Drupal
Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (6.90%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (6.90%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (17.24%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (34.48%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.69%) VPN
2 3 (10.34%) Intranet
3 2 (6.90%) DHCP
3 2 (6.90%) DNS
3 2 (6.90%) LAN
3 2 (6.90%) TCP/IP
3 2 (6.90%) VLAN
3 2 (6.90%) WAN
4 1 (3.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (62.07%) MySQL
2 4 (13.79%) Big Data
2 4 (13.79%) Data Mining
2 4 (13.79%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Git (software)
1 4 (13.79%) GitLab
2 2 (6.90%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 2 (6.90%) Subversion
3 1 (3.45%) Eclipse
3 1 (3.45%) Grunt
3 1 (3.45%) NetBeans
3 1 (3.45%) PHPUnit
General
1 4 (13.79%) Publishing
2 1 (3.45%) Advertising
2 1 (3.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 26 (89.66%) Developer
2 16 (55.17%) PHP Developer
3 8 (27.59%) Lead Developer
3 8 (27.59%) Lead PHP Developer
4 6 (20.69%) Team Leader
5 4 (13.79%) Cloud Developer
5 4 (13.79%) Software Developer
6 3 (10.34%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 3 (10.34%) Web Developer
7 2 (6.90%) Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) Development Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) HTML CSS Developer
7 2 (6.90%) HTML Developer
7 2 (6.90%) PHP Web Developer
7 2 (6.90%) Python Developer
7 2 (6.90%) Senior Developer
7 2 (6.90%) Technical Analyst
8 1 (3.45%) Full Stack Developer
8 1 (3.45%) PHP Laravel Developer
8 1 (3.45%) Symfony Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (79.31%) CSS
2 21 (72.41%) HTML
3 13 (44.83%) jQuery
4 10 (34.48%) Web Services
5 7 (24.14%) Laravel
5 7 (24.14%) Symfony
6 5 (17.24%) CSS3
6 5 (17.24%) HTML5
7 4 (13.79%) J2EE
8 3 (10.34%) .NET
8 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET
8 3 (10.34%) XHTML
9 2 (6.90%) Behat
9 2 (6.90%) CodeIgniter
9 2 (6.90%) Django
9 2 (6.90%) PhoneGap
9 2 (6.90%) Sass
10 1 (3.45%) Corona SDK
10 1 (3.45%) Doctrine
10 1 (3.45%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Mobile App
2 2 (6.90%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.69%) Linux
2 4 (13.79%) Android
2 4 (13.79%) Apple iOS
2 4 (13.79%) Ubuntu
3 2 (6.90%) Unix
3 2 (6.90%) Windows
3 2 (6.90%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (41.38%) MVC
1 12 (41.38%) OO
2 10 (34.48%) E-Commerce
3 7 (24.14%) High Availability
3 7 (24.14%) OOP
3 7 (24.14%) SDLC
4 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (13.79%) Auto-Scaling
4 4 (13.79%) OO PHP
4 4 (13.79%) Open Source
4 4 (13.79%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (10.34%) DevOps
5 3 (10.34%) Web Development
6 2 (6.90%) Code Optimisation
6 2 (6.90%) Dependency Injection
6 2 (6.90%) Front End Development
6 2 (6.90%) OOD
6 2 (6.90%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (6.90%) Unit Testing
6 2 (6.90%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 20 (68.97%) JavaScript
2 6 (20.69%) Java
3 4 (13.79%) PHP 5
4 3 (10.34%) C#
4 3 (10.34%) SQL
5 2 (6.90%) Python
6 1 (3.45%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 7 (24.14%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (13.79%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 8 (27.59%) Zend
2 2 (6.90%) Adobe
2 2 (6.90%) Appcelerator
2 2 (6.90%) VMware
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle
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