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 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 21 23 20
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Permanent jobs citing PHP 14 13 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 7.87% 6.99% 7.01%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.11% 14.44% 12.93%
Number of salaries quoted 14 5 15
Median salary £45,000 £27,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+63.63% -15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,700 £26,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £33,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
126 90 147
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 70.79% 48.39% 54.24%
Number of salaries quoted 116 60 114
Median salary £31,500 £41,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-24.09% +18.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £28,250
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 June 2016.

PHP Salary Histogram in Chester

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 26 (81.25%) CSS
2 24 (75.00%) HTML
3 23 (71.88%) JavaScript
4 17 (53.13%) MySQL
5 14 (43.75%) jQuery
6 11 (34.38%) Degree
6 11 (34.38%) MVC
7 10 (31.25%) Web Services
7 10 (31.25%) OO
7 10 (31.25%) Amazon AWS
8 9 (28.13%) Drupal
8 9 (28.13%) HTML5
8 9 (28.13%) CSS3
8 9 (28.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 9 (28.13%) E-Commerce
9 7 (21.88%) WordPress
9 7 (21.88%) Responsive Web Design
9 7 (21.88%) Front End Development
9 7 (21.88%) Adobe
9 7 (21.88%) OOP
9 7 (21.88%) Web Design
9 7 (21.88%) Symfony
9 7 (21.88%) Zend
10 6 (18.75%) Linux
10 6 (18.75%) VPN
10 6 (18.75%) SDLC
10 6 (18.75%) High Availability
10 6 (18.75%) Laravel
11 5 (15.63%) Web Accessibility
11 5 (15.63%) Twitter

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 9 (28.13%) Drupal
2 7 (21.88%) WordPress
3 5 (15.63%) CMS
Applications
1 9 (28.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (6.25%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (6.25%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (31.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.75%) VPN
2 3 (9.38%) Intranet
3 2 (6.25%) DHCP
3 2 (6.25%) DNS
3 2 (6.25%) LAN
3 2 (6.25%) TCP/IP
3 2 (6.25%) VLAN
3 2 (6.25%) WAN
4 1 (3.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (53.13%) MySQL
2 4 (12.50%) Big Data
2 4 (12.50%) Data Mining
2 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 4 (12.50%) GitLab
2 2 (6.25%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 1 (3.13%) Grunt
3 1 (3.13%) Subversion
General
1 5 (15.63%) Marketing
1 5 (15.63%) Publishing
2 1 (3.13%) Advertising
2 1 (3.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 29 (90.63%) Developer
2 13 (40.63%) PHP Developer
3 8 (25.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 7 (21.88%) Lead Developer
4 7 (21.88%) Lead PHP Developer
5 6 (18.75%) Team Leader
6 4 (12.50%) Cloud Developer
6 4 (12.50%) Software Developer
7 3 (9.38%) Python Developer
7 3 (9.38%) Web Developer
8 2 (6.25%) Analyst
8 2 (6.25%) Development Analyst
8 2 (6.25%) HTML CSS Developer
8 2 (6.25%) HTML Developer
8 2 (6.25%) PHP Web Developer
8 2 (6.25%) Technical Analyst
9 1 (3.13%) PHP Laravel Developer
9 1 (3.13%) PHP Symfony Developer
9 1 (3.13%) Python/Django Developer
9 1 (3.13%) Symfony Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (81.25%) CSS
2 24 (75.00%) HTML
3 14 (43.75%) jQuery
4 10 (31.25%) Web Services
5 9 (28.13%) CSS3
5 9 (28.13%) HTML5
6 7 (21.88%) Symfony
7 6 (18.75%) Laravel
8 5 (15.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 5 (15.63%) Zurb Foundation
9 4 (12.50%) J2EE
10 3 (9.38%) Django
11 2 (6.25%) .NET
11 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET
11 2 (6.25%) Behat
11 2 (6.25%) CodeIgniter
11 2 (6.25%) PhoneGap
11 2 (6.25%) Sass
11 2 (6.25%) XHTML
12 1 (3.13%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Mobile App
2 2 (6.25%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.75%) Linux
2 4 (12.50%) Android
2 4 (12.50%) Apple iOS
2 4 (12.50%) Ubuntu
3 2 (6.25%) Unix
3 2 (6.25%) Windows
3 2 (6.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (34.38%) MVC
2 10 (31.25%) OO
3 9 (28.13%) E-Commerce
4 7 (21.88%) Front End Development
4 7 (21.88%) OOP
4 7 (21.88%) Responsive Web Design
4 7 (21.88%) Web Design
5 6 (18.75%) High Availability
5 6 (18.75%) SDLC
6 5 (15.63%) Web Accessibility
7 4 (12.50%) Auto-Scaling
7 4 (12.50%) Open Source
7 4 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (9.38%) DevOps
8 3 (9.38%) OO PHP
8 3 (9.38%) Web Development
9 2 (6.25%) Code Optimisation
9 2 (6.25%) Dependency Injection
10 1 (3.13%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (71.88%) JavaScript
2 5 (15.63%) Java
3 3 (9.38%) PHP 5
3 3 (9.38%) Python
4 2 (6.25%) C#
4 2 (6.25%) SQL
5 1 (3.13%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 11 (34.38%) Degree
2 5 (15.63%) ECDL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.63%) WAI
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (12.50%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 7 (21.88%) Adobe
1 7 (21.88%) Zend
2 5 (15.63%) Twitter
3 2 (6.25%) Appcelerator
3 2 (6.25%) VMware
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