The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Chester region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 30 15 40
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +25
Permanent jobs citing PHP 8 32 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 3.29% 11.64% 1.07%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.90% 20.78% 1.59%
Number of salaries quoted 7 28 2
Average salary £25,000 £30,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £45,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Programming Languages Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
116 154 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 47.74% 56.00% 67.38%
Number of salaries quoted 86 110 119
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
PHP
Cheshire

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 11 July 2014.

PHP Salary Histogram in Chester

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 27 (81.82%) HTML
2 17 (51.52%) CSS
3 15 (45.45%) JavaScript
3 15 (45.45%) MySQL
4 13 (39.39%) WordPress
5 9 (27.27%) Marketing
6 8 (24.24%) Web Development
7 7 (21.21%) UNIX
8 6 (18.18%) Python
8 6 (18.18%) XHTML
8 6 (18.18%) Linux
9 5 (15.15%) Photoshop
9 5 (15.15%) Django
9 5 (15.15%) CSS3
9 5 (15.15%) HTML5
10 4 (12.12%) Computer Science
10 4 (12.12%) Magento
10 4 (12.12%) jQuery
10 4 (12.12%) SQL
10 4 (12.12%) OO
10 4 (12.12%) Adobe
10 4 (12.12%) Web Services
10 4 (12.12%) XML
10 4 (12.12%) Publishing
10 4 (12.12%) Subversion
11 3 (9.09%) MVC
11 3 (9.09%) Finance
11 3 (9.09%) Windows
11 3 (9.09%) ITIL
11 3 (9.09%) Apache

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 13 (39.39%) WordPress
2 3 (9.09%) Apache
3 2 (6.06%) Drupal
3 2 (6.06%) nginx
3 2 (6.06%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (15.15%) Photoshop
2 1 (3.03%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) SSH
1 1 (3.03%) PuTTY
1 1 (3.03%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (45.45%) MySQL
2 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.06%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (6.06%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.03%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Subversion
2 2 (6.06%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.03%) Dreamweaver
General
1 9 (27.27%) Marketing
2 4 (12.12%) Publishing
3 3 (9.09%) Finance
4 1 (3.03%) Advertising
4 1 (3.03%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 28 (84.85%) Developer
2 9 (27.27%) PHP Developer
2 9 (27.27%) Front-End Developer
3 4 (12.12%) Python Developer
3 4 (12.12%) Web Developer
4 3 (9.09%) Lead Developer
5 2 (6.06%) .NET Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Software Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Junior
5 2 (6.06%) Senior Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Programmer
5 2 (6.06%) Junior Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Junior Software Developer
5 2 (6.06%) PHP Web Developer
5 2 (6.06%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Head of Development
5 2 (6.06%) Lead PHP Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Head of Service Delivery
6 1 (3.03%) Lead Web Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Python/Django Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (81.82%) HTML
2 17 (51.52%) CSS
3 6 (18.18%) XHTML
4 5 (15.15%) Django
4 5 (15.15%) HTML5
4 5 (15.15%) CSS3
5 4 (12.12%) jQuery
5 4 (12.12%) Web Services
5 4 (12.12%) XML
6 3 (9.09%) Ajax
6 3 (9.09%) .NET
6 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET
7 2 (6.06%) XSL
8 1 (3.03%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Computer Science
2 3 (9.09%) Social Media
3 2 (6.06%) Open Source
3 2 (6.06%) W3C
4 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.03%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.21%) UNIX
2 6 (18.18%) Linux
3 3 (9.09%) Windows
4 2 (6.06%) Debian
4 2 (6.06%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (24.24%) Web Development
2 4 (12.12%) OO
3 3 (9.09%) MVC
3 3 (9.09%) Time Management
3 3 (9.09%) ITIL
4 2 (6.06%) Refactoring
4 2 (6.06%) SEO
5 1 (3.03%) Content Management
5 1 (3.03%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 1 (3.03%) E-Commerce
5 1 (3.03%) Project Management
5 1 (3.03%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.03%) Change Management
5 1 (3.03%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (3.03%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (3.03%) Test Scripting
5 1 (3.03%) Web Accessibility
5 1 (3.03%) Waterfall
5 1 (3.03%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 15 (45.45%) JavaScript
2 6 (18.18%) Python
3 4 (12.12%) SQL
4 3 (9.09%) VB
4 3 (9.09%) VB.NET
4 3 (9.09%) Erlang
5 2 (6.06%) VB6
5 2 (6.06%) VBA
5 2 (6.06%) C++
5 2 (6.06%) Java
6 1 (3.03%) C#
6 1 (3.03%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 4 (12.12%) Adobe
2 2 (6.06%) F5
2 2 (6.06%) Oracle
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