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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 24 16 30
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +14
Permanent jobs citing PHP 8 27 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 4.49% 10.27% 6.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.09% 14.67% 10.28%
Number of salaries quoted 7 22 25
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,700 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,250 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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
88 184 253
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 49.44% 69.96% 63.89%
Number of salaries quoted 70 144 163
Average salary £39,000 £33,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.29% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £51,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 24 April 2015.

PHP Salary Histogram in Chester

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 19 (100.00%) HTML
1 19 (100.00%) CSS
2 16 (84.21%) jQuery
2 16 (84.21%) HTML5
3 15 (78.95%) JavaScript
4 10 (52.63%) CSS3
5 7 (36.84%) MVC
6 5 (26.32%) E-Commerce
6 5 (26.32%) Git (software)
6 5 (26.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 5 (26.32%) User Experience
7 4 (21.05%) Linux
7 4 (21.05%) OO
7 4 (21.05%) MySQL
7 4 (21.05%) Web Services
7 4 (21.05%) Photoshop
7 4 (21.05%) WordPress
7 4 (21.05%) Web Development
7 4 (21.05%) Zend
7 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (21.05%) Web Design
7 4 (21.05%) Ajax
7 4 (21.05%) Degree
8 3 (15.79%) Symfony
8 3 (15.79%) Usability Testing
8 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET
8 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
8 3 (15.79%) C#
8 3 (15.79%) .NET
8 3 (15.79%) SQL

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (21.05%) WordPress
2 3 (15.79%) Node.js
3 1 (5.26%) Apache
3 1 (5.26%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Photoshop
2 2 (10.53%) Fireworks
2 2 (10.53%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Amazon S3
1 2 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) MySQL
2 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
3 2 (10.53%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 2 (10.53%) Relational Database
4 1 (5.26%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (89.47%) Developer
2 6 (31.58%) PHP Developer
2 6 (31.58%) Front-End Developer
3 5 (26.32%) Web Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Senior Developer
4 3 (15.79%) PHP Symfony Developer
4 3 (15.79%) PHP Zend Developer
5 2 (10.53%) IT Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Graduate
6 1 (5.26%) Junior
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Web Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Junior Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Applications Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Graduate Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Junior Web Developer
6 1 (5.26%) PHP Web Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Senior PHP Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Trainee Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Trainee Web Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Trainee
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (100.00%) HTML
1 19 (100.00%) CSS
2 16 (84.21%) jQuery
2 16 (84.21%) HTML5
3 10 (52.63%) CSS3
4 5 (26.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 4 (21.05%) Web Services
5 4 (21.05%) Ajax
6 3 (15.79%) .NET
6 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET
6 3 (15.79%) Ember.js
6 3 (15.79%) AngularJS
6 3 (15.79%) Symfony
7 2 (10.53%) CodeIgniter
7 2 (10.53%) LINQ
7 2 (10.53%) Modernizr
7 2 (10.53%) Laravel
7 2 (10.53%) Flash
7 2 (10.53%) XHTML
7 2 (10.53%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) User Experience
2 3 (15.79%) Mobile App
3 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.26%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Linux
2 2 (10.53%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) MVC
2 5 (26.32%) E-Commerce
3 4 (21.05%) Web Design
3 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (21.05%) Web Development
3 4 (21.05%) OO
4 3 (15.79%) OOP
4 3 (15.79%) Usability Testing
4 3 (15.79%) OO PHP
4 3 (15.79%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (10.53%) Graceful Degradation
5 2 (10.53%) Progressive Enhancement
5 2 (10.53%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 15 (78.95%) JavaScript
2 3 (15.79%) SQL
2 3 (15.79%) C#
3 2 (10.53%) ActionScript 2.0
3 2 (10.53%) ActionScript
4 1 (5.26%) PHP5
4 1 (5.26%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Zend
2 2 (10.53%) Adobe
3 1 (5.26%) Google
3 1 (5.26%) Sitecore
3 1 (5.26%) Facebook
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
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