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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 16 19 38
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +19
Permanent jobs citing PHP 15 11 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 13.51% 5.64% 2.74%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.96% 11.00% 4.03%
Number of salaries quoted 10 10 6
Average salary £34,000 £36,250 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.20% +18.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,350 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £42,750 £39,250
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
94 100 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 84.68% 51.28% 68.04%
Number of salaries quoted 86 88 114
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

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 5 February 2016, 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 40 (86.96%) JavaScript
2 38 (82.61%) HTML
3 37 (80.43%) CSS
4 29 (63.04%) MySQL
5 25 (54.35%) jQuery
6 22 (47.83%) HTML5
7 19 (41.30%) WordPress
8 18 (39.13%) CSS3
9 12 (26.09%) Adobe
10 11 (23.91%) Linux
10 11 (23.91%) Twitter
11 10 (21.74%) SQL
12 9 (19.57%) OO
12 9 (19.57%) Magento
13 8 (17.39%) Django
13 8 (17.39%) Zend
13 8 (17.39%) Sass
13 8 (17.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 8 (17.39%) Python
13 8 (17.39%) Degree
13 8 (17.39%) CMS
14 7 (15.22%) Publishing
14 7 (15.22%) Subversion
14 7 (15.22%) Unix
14 7 (15.22%) Grunt
14 7 (15.22%) Responsive Web Design
14 7 (15.22%) Laravel
14 7 (15.22%) OO PHP
14 7 (15.22%) Front End Development
14 7 (15.22%) Drupal

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 19 (41.30%) WordPress
2 8 (17.39%) CMS
3 7 (15.22%) Drupal
4 1 (2.17%) Apache
4 1 (2.17%) nginx
4 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (13.04%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 6 (13.04%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.17%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 9 (19.57%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.35%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (63.04%) MySQL
2 6 (13.04%) SQL Server
3 3 (6.52%) RDBMS
3 3 (6.52%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.35%) Big Data
4 2 (4.35%) Data Mining
4 2 (4.35%) NoSQL
4 2 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.17%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 7 (15.22%) Git (software)
1 7 (15.22%) Grunt
1 7 (15.22%) Subversion
2 2 (4.35%) GitLab
3 1 (2.17%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 1 (2.17%) gulp
General
1 7 (15.22%) Publishing
2 6 (13.04%) Marketing
3 1 (2.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 45 (97.83%) Developer
2 22 (47.83%) PHP Developer
3 16 (34.78%) Web Developer
4 12 (26.09%) HTML Developer
4 12 (26.09%) PHP Web Developer
5 11 (23.91%) HTML CSS Developer
6 8 (17.39%) Python Developer
7 7 (15.22%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 7 (15.22%) JavaScript Developer
7 7 (15.22%) MySQL Developer
7 7 (15.22%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 7 (15.22%) PHP Zend Developer
8 6 (13.04%) PHP Laravel Developer
8 6 (13.04%) PHP Symfony Developer
8 6 (13.04%) Symfony Developer
9 3 (6.52%) .NET Developer
9 3 (6.52%) C# .NET Developer
9 3 (6.52%) C# Developer
9 3 (6.52%) Delphi Developer
9 3 (6.52%) Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (82.61%) HTML
2 37 (80.43%) CSS
3 25 (54.35%) jQuery
4 22 (47.83%) HTML5
5 18 (39.13%) CSS3
6 8 (17.39%) Django
6 8 (17.39%) Sass
6 8 (17.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 7 (15.22%) Laravel
8 6 (13.04%) JSON
8 6 (13.04%) Symfony
8 6 (13.04%) XHTML
9 5 (10.87%) .NET
9 5 (10.87%) Ajax
9 5 (10.87%) Web Services
9 5 (10.87%) Zurb Foundation
10 4 (8.70%) RESTful
11 3 (6.52%) ASP.NET
11 3 (6.52%) ASP.NET MVC
12 2 (4.35%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.87%) Mobile App
2 4 (8.70%) Telematics
3 1 (2.17%) Clustering
3 1 (2.17%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (23.91%) Linux
2 7 (15.22%) Unix
3 3 (6.52%) Windows
4 2 (4.35%) Android
4 2 (4.35%) Apple iOS
4 2 (4.35%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (19.57%) OO
2 7 (15.22%) Front End Development
2 7 (15.22%) OO PHP
2 7 (15.22%) Responsive Web Design
3 6 (13.04%) OOP
3 6 (13.04%) Web Design
4 5 (10.87%) Web Accessibility
4 5 (10.87%) Web Development
5 4 (8.70%) MVC
6 3 (6.52%) Change Control
6 3 (6.52%) Open Source
6 3 (6.52%) RAD
7 2 (4.35%) Auto-Scaling
7 2 (4.35%) E-Commerce
7 2 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (2.17%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (2.17%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (2.17%) ERP
8 1 (2.17%) Load Balancing
8 1 (2.17%) Multivariate Testing
Programming Languages
1 40 (86.96%) JavaScript
2 10 (21.74%) SQL
3 8 (17.39%) Python
4 3 (6.52%) C#
4 3 (6.52%) Delphi
4 3 (6.52%) Java
4 3 (6.52%) PHP 5
4 3 (6.52%) VB
4 3 (6.52%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.17%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (17.39%) Degree
2 5 (10.87%) ECDL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.87%) WAI
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 12 (26.09%) Adobe
2 11 (23.91%) Twitter
3 8 (17.39%) Zend
4 5 (10.87%) Facebook
4 5 (10.87%) Google
5 2 (4.35%) Oracle
6 1 (2.17%) Appcelerator
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