The table below looks at the statistics for PHP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 24 19 21
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +2
Permanent jobs citing PHP 29 46 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 6.74% 10.02% 8.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.24% 17.62% 13.53%
Number of salaries quoted 29 42 29
Average salary £27,500 £35,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.42% +27.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £21,900
10% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
PHP
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Lancashire region.

Programming Languages Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
237 261 303
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 55.12% 56.86% 62.09%
Number of salaries quoted 206 242 266
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing PHP across the Lancashire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

PHP Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

PHP
Salary Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PHP across the Lancashire region.

PHP Salary Trend in Lancashire

PHP
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PHP across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015.

PHP Salary Histogram in Lancashire

PHP
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PHP within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Preston -1 8 £26,250 -34.37% 10
Skelmersdale - 7 £30,000 -
Burnley -1 2 £36,250 -34.09%
Blackburn -7 1 £50,000 +194.11%
PHP
North West

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 88 (84.62%) MySQL
2 76 (73.08%) HTML
3 59 (56.73%) CSS
4 58 (55.77%) jQuery
5 53 (50.96%) OOP
6 49 (47.12%) JavaScript
7 43 (41.35%) HTML5
8 42 (40.38%) OO
9 41 (39.42%) Zend
10 37 (35.58%) Linux
11 36 (34.62%) MVC
12 28 (26.92%) Magento
13 26 (25.00%) WordPress
14 25 (24.04%) CSS3
15 24 (23.08%) PHP5
16 23 (22.12%) Marketing
17 22 (21.15%) SQL Server
18 21 (20.19%) CakePHP
19 20 (19.23%) Mentoring
20 19 (18.27%) Mobile App
20 19 (18.27%) OO PHP
20 19 (18.27%) Drupal
21 18 (17.31%) Symfony
21 18 (17.31%) SQL
21 18 (17.31%) Mobile Application Development
21 18 (17.31%) Backbone.js
22 17 (16.35%) Ajax
23 16 (15.38%) Web Development
23 16 (15.38%) CMS
24 15 (14.42%) Data Integration

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 26 (25.00%) WordPress
2 19 (18.27%) Drupal
3 16 (15.38%) CMS
4 10 (9.62%) Apache
5 3 (2.88%) IIS
6 2 (1.92%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.92%) OpenStack
6 2 (1.92%) nginx
7 1 (0.96%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (0.96%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 28 (26.92%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.81%) Network Security
2 3 (2.88%) Internet
2 3 (2.88%) Firewall
3 2 (1.92%) VoIP
3 2 (1.92%) DNS
3 2 (1.92%) SSL
3 2 (1.92%) Asterisk PBX
3 2 (1.92%) OpenVPN
4 1 (0.96%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (0.96%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (84.62%) MySQL
2 22 (21.15%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.88%) MS Access
4 2 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.92%) SQLBase
5 1 (0.96%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.96%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 6 (5.77%) Zend Studio
3 4 (3.85%) Subversion
4 2 (1.92%) PhpStorm
5 1 (0.96%) Selenium
5 1 (0.96%) Cucumber
General
1 23 (22.12%) Marketing
2 1 (0.96%) Telecoms
2 1 (0.96%) Advertising
2 1 (0.96%) Retail
Job Titles
1 89 (85.58%) Developer
2 77 (74.04%) PHP Developer
3 13 (12.50%) Web Developer
3 13 (12.50%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 10 (9.62%) Mid-Level PHP Developer
5 9 (8.65%) Junior
5 9 (8.65%) Senior Developer
6 5 (4.81%) Junior Developer
6 5 (4.81%) PHP Web Developer
6 5 (4.81%) Junior PHP Developer
7 4 (3.85%) Senior PHP Developer
7 4 (3.85%) Senior Manager
8 3 (2.88%) Graduate
9 2 (1.92%) Systems Engineer
9 2 (1.92%) Graduate Developer
9 2 (1.92%) Head of IT
9 2 (1.92%) Graduate PHP Developer
9 2 (1.92%) Front-End Developer
9 2 (1.92%) DevOps Engineer
10 1 (0.96%) PHP LAMP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (73.08%) HTML
2 59 (56.73%) CSS
3 58 (55.77%) jQuery
4 43 (41.35%) HTML5
5 25 (24.04%) CSS3
6 21 (20.19%) CakePHP
7 18 (17.31%) Symfony
7 18 (17.31%) Backbone.js
8 17 (16.35%) Ajax
9 13 (12.50%) LAMP
10 12 (11.54%) Zend Framework
11 10 (9.62%) AngularJS
11 10 (9.62%) Laravel
12 8 (7.69%) REST
13 6 (5.77%) JSON
13 6 (5.77%) Web Services
14 5 (4.81%) RESTful
15 4 (3.85%) CodeIgniter
15 4 (3.85%) .NET
16 3 (2.88%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 19 (18.27%) Mobile App
2 15 (14.42%) Data Integration
3 4 (3.85%) Open Source
4 2 (1.92%) Social Media
4 2 (1.92%) Replication
4 2 (1.92%) Clustering
5 1 (0.96%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.96%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.96%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (0.96%) User Experience
5 1 (0.96%) PMI
5 1 (0.96%) W3C
5 1 (0.96%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 37 (35.58%) Linux
2 5 (4.81%) UNIX
2 5 (4.81%) Windows
3 3 (2.88%) Solaris
3 3 (2.88%) Ubuntu
3 3 (2.88%) CentOS
4 2 (1.92%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.92%) Android
4 2 (1.92%) OpenBSD
4 2 (1.92%) FreeBSD
5 1 (0.96%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.96%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.96%) AIX
5 1 (0.96%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (50.96%) OOP
2 42 (40.38%) OO
3 36 (34.62%) MVC
4 20 (19.23%) Mentoring
5 19 (18.27%) OO PHP
6 18 (17.31%) Mobile Application Development
7 16 (15.38%) Web Development
8 12 (11.54%) Project Management
9 9 (8.65%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
11 6 (5.77%) Content Management
12 4 (3.85%) Resource Management
12 4 (3.85%) Automation Testing
12 4 (3.85%) PRINCE2
12 4 (3.85%) E-Commerce
12 4 (3.85%) Line Management
13 3 (2.88%) Infrastructure Management
13 3 (2.88%) SSADM
13 3 (2.88%) SEO
13 3 (2.88%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 49 (47.12%) JavaScript
2 24 (23.08%) PHP5
3 18 (17.31%) SQL
4 9 (8.65%) Java
5 5 (4.81%) Python
6 4 (3.85%) Perl
7 3 (2.88%) Groovy
8 2 (1.92%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.92%) C
8 2 (1.92%) VBA
9 1 (0.96%) Ruby
9 1 (0.96%) Scala
Qualifications
1 11 (10.58%) Degree
2 1 (0.96%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.96%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.88%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (2.88%) Postfix
2 2 (1.92%) Sendmail
2 2 (1.92%) Varnish
2 2 (1.92%) Dovecot
2 2 (1.92%) Openswan
2 2 (1.92%) SpamAssassin
2 2 (1.92%) OpenSIPS
2 2 (1.92%) Corosync
2 2 (1.92%) KVM
2 2 (1.92%) Ceph
2 2 (1.92%) iptables
2 2 (1.92%) NFS
2 2 (1.92%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (1.92%) Nagios
1 2 (1.92%) Cacti
1 2 (1.92%) Munin
1 2 (1.92%) yum
1 2 (1.92%) Red Hat Spacewalk
1 2 (1.92%) logstash
1 2 (1.92%) Rsyslog
1 2 (1.92%) Bacula
1 2 (1.92%) Pacemaker
2 1 (0.96%) Puppet
Vendors
1 41 (39.42%) Zend
2 11 (10.58%) Oracle
3 4 (3.85%) Microsoft
4 3 (2.88%) Red Hat
4 3 (2.88%) VMware
4 3 (2.88%) GUPTA
5 2 (1.92%) SolarWinds
5 2 (1.92%) Percona
5 2 (1.92%) Facebook
6 1 (0.96%) Twitter
6 1 (0.96%) Sencha
6 1 (0.96%) Cisco
6 1 (0.96%) Google
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: From £28,000 to £32,000 per annum Plus benefits/holidays
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: 20,000 - 25,000
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Salary: 25,000 - 35,000
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
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