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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 31 37 15
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -22
Permanent jobs citing PHP 16 8 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 6.81% 3.09% 10.94%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.59% 6.40% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 7 7 23
Average salary £25,000 £25,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -20.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £34,000 £45,000
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
138 125 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 58.72% 48.26% 54.69%
Number of salaries quoted 69 83 107
Average salary £41,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,041 £28,700 £26,600
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £48,000
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
Salary Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PHP across the Chester region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

PHP Salary Histogram in Chester

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 31 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 23 (92.00%) JavaScript
2 17 (68.00%) HTML
2 17 (68.00%) CSS
3 15 (60.00%) SQL
3 15 (60.00%) MySQL
4 9 (36.00%) Web Services
5 8 (32.00%) XHTML
5 8 (32.00%) E-Commerce
5 8 (32.00%) Adobe
5 8 (32.00%) LAMP
5 8 (32.00%) jQuery
5 8 (32.00%) HTML5
5 8 (32.00%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (28.00%) Ajax
6 7 (28.00%) Subversion
7 6 (24.00%) Content Management
7 6 (24.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 6 (24.00%) Change Management
7 6 (24.00%) SEO
7 6 (24.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (24.00%) Test Scripting
7 6 (24.00%) FTP
7 6 (24.00%) VPN
7 6 (24.00%) SSL
7 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
7 6 (24.00%) XML
7 6 (24.00%) UNIX
7 6 (24.00%) Photoshop
7 6 (24.00%) MS Project
7 6 (24.00%) MS Office

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 4 (16.00%) WordPress
2 3 (12.00%) Node.js
3 1 (4.00%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (24.00%) Photoshop
1 6 (24.00%) MS Project
1 6 (24.00%) MS Office
2 2 (8.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 6 (24.00%) FTP
1 6 (24.00%) VPN
1 6 (24.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (60.00%) MySQL
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (28.00%) Subversion
2 4 (16.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.00%) PHPUnit
3 1 (4.00%) Eclipse
3 1 (4.00%) NetBeans
General
1 1 (4.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (60.00%) Developer
2 8 (32.00%) PHP Developer
3 6 (24.00%) Analyst
3 6 (24.00%) Support Analyst
3 6 (24.00%) Front-End Developer
4 3 (12.00%) PHP Symfony Developer
4 3 (12.00%) PHP Zend Developer
5 2 (8.00%) IT Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) Senior PHP Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Junior
6 1 (4.00%) Applications Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Technical Support
6 1 (4.00%) Applications Support
6 1 (4.00%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Support Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Junior Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Applications Support Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Technical Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (68.00%) CSS
1 17 (68.00%) HTML
2 9 (36.00%) Web Services
3 8 (32.00%) XHTML
3 8 (32.00%) LAMP
3 8 (32.00%) jQuery
3 8 (32.00%) HTML5
4 7 (28.00%) Ajax
5 6 (24.00%) XML
6 4 (16.00%) CSS3
7 3 (12.00%) .NET
7 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET
7 3 (12.00%) Symfony
7 3 (12.00%) Ember.js
7 3 (12.00%) AngularJS
8 2 (8.00%) LINQ
8 2 (8.00%) Laravel
8 2 (8.00%) Flash
8 2 (8.00%) Silverlight
9 1 (4.00%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (32.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (24.00%) User Experience
3 2 (8.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (8.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (4.00%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 6 (24.00%) UNIX
2 1 (4.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) E-Commerce
2 6 (24.00%) Change Management
2 6 (24.00%) SEO
2 6 (24.00%) Content Management
2 6 (24.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 6 (24.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (24.00%) Test Scripting
3 5 (20.00%) MVC
4 3 (12.00%) OOP
4 3 (12.00%) OO
4 3 (12.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (12.00%) OO PHP
4 3 (12.00%) SDLC
5 2 (8.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (8.00%) Business Development
5 2 (8.00%) Web Design
5 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 23 (92.00%) JavaScript
2 15 (60.00%) SQL
3 3 (12.00%) C#
3 3 (12.00%) Java
4 2 (8.00%) ActionScript
4 2 (8.00%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 8 (32.00%) Adobe
2 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (16.00%) Zend
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle
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