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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 21 42 39
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -3
Permanent jobs citing PHP 14 8 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 6.11% 3.40% 6.79%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.17% 4.97% 9.17%
Number of salaries quoted 10 6 20
Average salary £36,250 £30,500 £26,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.85% +16.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £27,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,750 £39,250 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
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
115 161 240
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 50.22% 68.51% 74.07%
Number of salaries quoted 97 129 177
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 28 November 2014.

PHP Salary Histogram in Chester

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 21 (91.30%) HTML
2 20 (86.96%) CSS
3 14 (60.87%) jQuery
4 13 (56.52%) HTML5
5 12 (52.17%) MySQL
6 11 (47.83%) JavaScript
7 10 (43.48%) CSS3
7 10 (43.48%) WordPress
8 8 (34.78%) Magento
9 7 (30.43%) SQL
10 6 (26.09%) MVC
10 6 (26.09%) User Experience
11 5 (21.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 5 (21.74%) Open Source
11 5 (21.74%) F5
11 5 (21.74%) Drupal
11 5 (21.74%) Ajax
11 5 (21.74%) Web Development
11 5 (21.74%) .NET
11 5 (21.74%) Photoshop
12 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
12 4 (17.39%) Web Services
12 4 (17.39%) XHTML
12 4 (17.39%) E-Commerce
12 4 (17.39%) Visual Studio
12 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET
12 4 (17.39%) Degree
12 4 (17.39%) Content Management
12 4 (17.39%) Zend
13 3 (13.04%) Usability Testing

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 10 (43.48%) WordPress
2 5 (21.74%) Drupal
3 2 (8.70%) Umbraco
3 2 (8.70%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Photoshop
2 2 (8.70%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 8 (34.78%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Amazon S3
1 2 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) SSH
1 1 (4.35%) PuTTY
1 1 (4.35%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (52.17%) MySQL
2 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
3 2 (8.70%) RDBMS
3 2 (8.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 2 (8.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Visual Studio
2 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.35%) Subversion
General
1 3 (13.04%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (100.00%) Developer
2 9 (39.13%) Web Developer
2 9 (39.13%) Front-End Developer
3 8 (34.78%) PHP Developer
4 5 (21.74%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Front-End Web Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Senior Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Graduate
5 3 (13.04%) Graduate Developer
6 2 (8.70%) PHP Web Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Trainee Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Trainee Web Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Trainee
6 2 (8.70%) .NET Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Graduate Web Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Graduate .NET Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Web Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Senior .NET Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Prototyper
7 1 (4.35%) Senior Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (91.30%) HTML
2 20 (86.96%) CSS
3 14 (60.87%) jQuery
4 13 (56.52%) HTML5
5 10 (43.48%) CSS3
6 5 (21.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 5 (21.74%) .NET
6 5 (21.74%) Ajax
7 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET
7 4 (17.39%) Web Services
7 4 (17.39%) XHTML
8 2 (8.70%) Modernizr
8 2 (8.70%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 2 (8.70%) XML
8 2 (8.70%) XSL
8 2 (8.70%) .NET Framework
9 1 (4.35%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) User Experience
2 5 (21.74%) Open Source
3 3 (13.04%) Social Media
3 3 (13.04%) Life Science
4 2 (8.70%) Data Structures
4 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
5 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
5 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) UNIX
2 2 (8.70%) Windows
2 2 (8.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) MVC
2 5 (21.74%) Web Development
3 4 (17.39%) Content Management
3 4 (17.39%) E-Commerce
4 3 (13.04%) OO
4 3 (13.04%) Usability Testing
4 3 (13.04%) Business Development
4 3 (13.04%) Time Management
4 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (13.04%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (8.70%) Graceful Degradation
5 2 (8.70%) Progressive Enhancement
5 2 (8.70%) Load Balancing
5 2 (8.70%) Web Design
5 2 (8.70%) ITIL
6 1 (4.35%) OOP
6 1 (4.35%) Change Management
6 1 (4.35%) SEO
6 1 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (4.35%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 11 (47.83%) JavaScript
2 7 (30.43%) SQL
3 2 (8.70%) VB
3 2 (8.70%) VB.NET
3 2 (8.70%) VBA
3 2 (8.70%) VB6
3 2 (8.70%) C#
3 2 (8.70%) Java
4 1 (4.35%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) F5
2 4 (17.39%) Zend
3 2 (8.70%) Sitecore
3 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.35%) Adobe
Chester
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + +Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £28000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 days ago