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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 23 27 25
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -2
Permanent jobs citing PHP 7 16 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 4.07% 6.53% 9.85%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.95% 9.76% 13.99%
Number of salaries quoted 6 13 39
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 £27,000 £26,900 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,000 £36,700
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
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
88 164 286
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 51.16% 66.94% 70.44%
Number of salaries quoted 66 124 210
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,050 £23,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
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 27 March 2015.

PHP Salary Histogram in Chester

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 21 (100.00%) HTML
1 21 (100.00%) CSS
2 17 (80.95%) jQuery
2 17 (80.95%) HTML5
3 16 (76.19%) JavaScript
4 13 (61.90%) CSS3
5 11 (52.38%) MVC
6 6 (28.57%) MySQL
6 6 (28.57%) Zend
7 5 (23.81%) Degree
7 5 (23.81%) WordPress
7 5 (23.81%) Web Development
7 5 (23.81%) OO
7 5 (23.81%) Git (software)
7 5 (23.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 5 (23.81%) User Experience
8 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET
8 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
8 4 (19.05%) Photoshop
8 4 (19.05%) SQL
8 4 (19.05%) Web Services
8 4 (19.05%) C#
8 4 (19.05%) .NET
8 4 (19.05%) Linux
8 4 (19.05%) Ajax
8 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (14.29%) Content Management
9 3 (14.29%) Business Development
9 3 (14.29%) Usability Testing
9 3 (14.29%) Computer Science

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 5 (23.81%) WordPress
2 2 (9.52%) Node.js
2 2 (9.52%) Umbraco
3 1 (4.76%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Photoshop
2 2 (9.52%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Amazon S3
1 2 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (28.57%) MySQL
2 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
3 3 (14.29%) Relational Database
4 2 (9.52%) RDBMS
4 2 (9.52%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (23.81%) Git (software)
2 2 (9.52%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (90.48%) Developer
2 10 (47.62%) Web Developer
3 9 (42.86%) Front-End Developer
4 4 (19.05%) PHP Developer
5 3 (14.29%) Senior Developer
5 3 (14.29%) Front-End Web Developer
6 2 (9.52%) PHP Symfony Developer
6 2 (9.52%) PHP Zend Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Graduate Web Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Trainee Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Trainee Web Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Trainee
6 2 (9.52%) IT Manager
6 2 (9.52%) Graduate
6 2 (9.52%) Graduate Developer
6 2 (9.52%) PHP Web Developer
7 1 (4.76%) PHP Programmer
7 1 (4.76%) Senior PHP Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Web Programmer
7 1 (4.76%) Junior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (100.00%) HTML
1 21 (100.00%) CSS
2 17 (80.95%) jQuery
2 17 (80.95%) HTML5
3 13 (61.90%) CSS3
4 5 (23.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 4 (19.05%) Web Services
5 4 (19.05%) .NET
5 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET
5 4 (19.05%) Ajax
6 3 (14.29%) XHTML
7 2 (9.52%) Flash
7 2 (9.52%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 2 (9.52%) Modernizr
7 2 (9.52%) Ember.js
7 2 (9.52%) AngularJS
7 2 (9.52%) .NET Framework
7 2 (9.52%) Silverlight
7 2 (9.52%) Symfony
7 2 (9.52%) CodeIgniter
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) User Experience
2 3 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 3 (14.29%) Life Science
2 3 (14.29%) Social Media
3 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.76%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) Linux
2 2 (9.52%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) MVC
2 5 (23.81%) OO
2 5 (23.81%) Web Development
3 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (14.29%) Content Management
4 3 (14.29%) Business Development
4 3 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 3 (14.29%) Usability Testing
4 3 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
4 3 (14.29%) OOP
5 2 (9.52%) Graceful Degradation
5 2 (9.52%) OO PHP
5 2 (9.52%) Progressive Enhancement
5 2 (9.52%) Web Design
5 2 (9.52%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 16 (76.19%) JavaScript
2 4 (19.05%) SQL
2 4 (19.05%) C#
3 2 (9.52%) Java
3 2 (9.52%) ActionScript 2.0
3 2 (9.52%) ActionScript
4 1 (4.76%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) Zend
2 2 (9.52%) Sitecore
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.76%) Google
3 1 (4.76%) Facebook
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