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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 21 37 28
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -9
Permanent jobs citing PHP 11 7 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 5.73% 3.08% 9.61%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.11% 4.40% 12.46%
Number of salaries quoted 10 6 33
Average salary £36,250 £30,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.85% +10.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,350 £25,500 £21,100
10% offered a salary of more than £42,750 £39,250 £37,300
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
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
99 159 297
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 51.56% 70.04% 77.14%
Number of salaries quoted 88 128 241
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £40,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
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 January 2015.

PHP Salary Histogram in Chester

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 18 (100.00%) HTML
2 17 (94.44%) CSS
3 15 (83.33%) jQuery
4 14 (77.78%) HTML5
5 12 (66.67%) JavaScript
6 11 (61.11%) CSS3
7 7 (38.89%) MVC
7 7 (38.89%) MySQL
8 6 (33.33%) WordPress
9 5 (27.78%) Web Development
9 5 (27.78%) Degree
9 5 (27.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 5 (27.78%) User Experience
10 4 (22.22%) Zend
10 4 (22.22%) Ajax
10 4 (22.22%) Magento
10 4 (22.22%) Photoshop
10 4 (22.22%) SQL
11 3 (16.67%) .NET
11 3 (16.67%) Web Services
11 3 (16.67%) Linux
11 3 (16.67%) OO
11 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (16.67%) Content Management
11 3 (16.67%) XHTML
11 3 (16.67%) E-Commerce
11 3 (16.67%) Social Media
11 3 (16.67%) Usability Testing
11 3 (16.67%) Business Development
11 3 (16.67%) Computer Science

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 6 (33.33%) WordPress
2 2 (11.11%) Umbraco
3 1 (5.56%) Drupal
Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Photoshop
2 2 (11.11%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Amazon S3
1 2 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (38.89%) MySQL
2 3 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 2 (11.11%) RDBMS
3 2 (11.11%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Visual Studio
1 2 (11.11%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 18 (100.00%) Developer
2 10 (55.56%) Web Developer
3 9 (50.00%) Front-End Developer
4 4 (22.22%) PHP Developer
5 3 (16.67%) Front-End Web Developer
6 2 (11.11%) Graduate Developer
6 2 (11.11%) Graduate
6 2 (11.11%) Senior Developer
6 2 (11.11%) Trainee Developer
6 2 (11.11%) Trainee Web Developer
6 2 (11.11%) Trainee
6 2 (11.11%) PHP Web Developer
6 2 (11.11%) Graduate Web Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Web Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) PHP Programmer
7 1 (5.56%) Web Programmer
7 1 (5.56%) Software Programmer
7 1 (5.56%) Programmer
7 1 (5.56%) Senior Web Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (100.00%) HTML
2 17 (94.44%) CSS
3 15 (83.33%) jQuery
4 14 (77.78%) HTML5
5 11 (61.11%) CSS3
6 5 (27.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 4 (22.22%) Ajax
8 3 (16.67%) .NET
8 3 (16.67%) Web Services
8 3 (16.67%) XHTML
9 2 (11.11%) Modernizr
9 2 (11.11%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET
9 2 (11.11%) .NET Framework
10 1 (5.56%) CodeIgniter
10 1 (5.56%) XML
10 1 (5.56%) Flash
10 1 (5.56%) Phalcon
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) User Experience
2 3 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 3 (16.67%) Life Science
2 3 (16.67%) Social Media
3 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.56%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Linux
2 2 (11.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) MVC
2 5 (27.78%) Web Development
3 3 (16.67%) Business Development
3 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (16.67%) Content Management
3 3 (16.67%) OO
3 3 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 3 (16.67%) Usability Testing
3 3 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (11.11%) Graceful Degradation
4 2 (11.11%) Progressive Enhancement
4 2 (11.11%) Web Design
4 2 (11.11%) Load Balancing
5 1 (5.56%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 12 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 4 (22.22%) SQL
3 2 (11.11%) PHP5
3 2 (11.11%) C#
3 2 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Zend
2 2 (11.11%) Sitecore
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.56%) Google
3 1 (5.56%) F5
3 1 (5.56%) Facebook
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Posted: 4 hours ago
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