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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 18 18 25
Rank change year-on-year
0 +7
Permanent jobs citing PHP 69 37 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 13.45% 8.75% 8.87%
As % of the Programming Languages category 21.90% 15.55% 13.84%
Number of salaries quoted 53 30 38
Average salary £29,000 £30,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.33% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £21,300 £22,050
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £51,425 £33,600
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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
315 238 318
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 61.40% 56.26% 64.11%
Number of salaries quoted 247 206 292
Average salary £36,000 £34,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,961 £26,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 -2 26 £27,000 -16.92% 9
Blackburn -4 11 £32,500 +91.17% 2
Lancaster - 5 £40,000 - 1
Burnley -4 3 £37,500 +33.92%
Chorley -5 1 £27,500 -8.33% 2
Blackpool - 1 £40,000 - 1
Skelmersdale - 1 £30,000 -
PHP
North West

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 84 (77.78%) HTML
2 78 (72.22%) MySQL
3 63 (58.33%) CSS
4 61 (56.48%) jQuery
5 42 (38.89%) JavaScript
6 36 (33.33%) Marketing
7 33 (30.56%) HTML5
8 32 (29.63%) Web Development
8 32 (29.63%) OOP
9 31 (28.70%) Linux
10 29 (26.85%) Magento
11 26 (24.07%) OO
12 25 (23.15%) Digital Marketing
13 23 (21.30%) Social Media
13 23 (21.30%) MVC
14 22 (20.37%) WordPress
15 20 (18.52%) Zend
16 18 (16.67%) Pay per click
16 18 (16.67%) Content Management
16 18 (16.67%) SEO
16 18 (16.67%) SQL Server
16 18 (16.67%) Email Marketing
16 18 (16.67%) CSS3
16 18 (16.67%) Social Media Marketing
17 17 (15.74%) Apache
17 17 (15.74%) Project Management
18 16 (14.81%) LAMP
19 15 (13.89%) Ajax
20 14 (12.96%) CakePHP
21 13 (12.04%) E-Commerce

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 22 (20.37%) WordPress
2 17 (15.74%) Apache
3 12 (11.11%) Drupal
4 11 (10.19%) nginx
4 11 (10.19%) CMS
5 4 (3.70%) Node.js
6 3 (2.78%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.85%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.93%) Moodle
8 1 (0.93%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (5.56%) Photoshop
2 4 (3.70%) Fireworks
2 4 (3.70%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (3.70%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.93%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 29 (26.85%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.33%) SSH
2 7 (6.48%) DNS
3 5 (4.63%) Network Security
3 5 (4.63%) SMTP
3 5 (4.63%) HTTP
4 4 (3.70%) DHCP
4 4 (3.70%) Firewall
5 2 (1.85%) SSL
5 2 (1.85%) VoIP
5 2 (1.85%) LDAP
5 2 (1.85%) Asterisk PBX
5 2 (1.85%) OpenVPN
6 1 (0.93%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.93%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (72.22%) MySQL
2 18 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.70%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.78%) MS Access
5 2 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.85%) SQLBase
6 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.93%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 11 (10.19%) Git (software)
2 4 (3.70%) Visual Studio
2 4 (3.70%) Grunt
2 4 (3.70%) Bower
3 3 (2.78%) PhpStorm
3 3 (2.78%) Subversion
General
1 36 (33.33%) Marketing
2 2 (1.85%) Banking
2 2 (1.85%) Finance
2 2 (1.85%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.93%) Back Office
3 1 (0.93%) Retail
Job Titles
1 89 (82.41%) Developer
2 59 (54.63%) PHP Developer
3 17 (15.74%) Web Developer
4 16 (14.81%) Junior
5 13 (12.04%) Junior PHP Developer
5 13 (12.04%) Junior Developer
6 8 (7.41%) Front-End Developer
7 6 (5.56%) Website Developer
7 6 (5.56%) Linux Administrator
7 6 (5.56%) PHP Web Developer
7 6 (5.56%) Administrator
8 4 (3.70%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (3.70%) Senior Developer
8 4 (3.70%) Software Developer
8 4 (3.70%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 3 (2.78%) DevOps Engineer
9 3 (2.78%) .NET Software Developer
9 3 (2.78%) Senior PHP Developer
9 3 (2.78%) .NET Developer
10 2 (1.85%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (77.78%) HTML
2 63 (58.33%) CSS
3 61 (56.48%) jQuery
4 33 (30.56%) HTML5
5 18 (16.67%) CSS3
6 16 (14.81%) LAMP
7 15 (13.89%) Ajax
8 14 (12.96%) CakePHP
9 11 (10.19%) Laravel
9 11 (10.19%) JSON
9 11 (10.19%) Symfony
10 10 (9.26%) XML
10 10 (9.26%) REST
11 9 (8.33%) ASP.NET
11 9 (8.33%) .NET
12 8 (7.41%) Web Services
12 8 (7.41%) CodeIgniter
13 5 (4.63%) SOAP
14 4 (3.70%) Razor View Engine
15 3 (2.78%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 23 (21.30%) Social Media
2 11 (10.19%) Data Integration
3 9 (8.33%) Mobile App
4 8 (7.41%) User Experience
5 4 (3.70%) Hybrid Cloud
5 4 (3.70%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.85%) Clustering
6 2 (1.85%) Replication
7 1 (0.93%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.93%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.93%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.93%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 31 (28.70%) Linux
2 10 (9.26%) CentOS
3 8 (7.41%) Windows
4 7 (6.48%) Android
4 7 (6.48%) Apple iOS
4 7 (6.48%) UNIX
5 5 (4.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (4.63%) Solaris
6 4 (3.70%) Ubuntu
7 2 (1.85%) FreeBSD
7 2 (1.85%) AIX
7 2 (1.85%) OpenBSD
7 2 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (29.63%) Web Development
1 32 (29.63%) OOP
2 26 (24.07%) OO
3 25 (23.15%) Digital Marketing
4 23 (21.30%) MVC
5 18 (16.67%) Pay per click
5 18 (16.67%) Content Management
5 18 (16.67%) SEO
5 18 (16.67%) Email Marketing
5 18 (16.67%) Social Media Marketing
6 17 (15.74%) Project Management
7 13 (12.04%) E-Commerce
8 10 (9.26%) Responsive Web Design
8 10 (9.26%) OO PHP
9 9 (8.33%) Mobile Application Development
9 9 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (7.41%) Line Management
11 7 (6.48%) iOS Development
11 7 (6.48%) Mobile Development
11 7 (6.48%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 42 (38.89%) JavaScript
2 10 (9.26%) C#
3 9 (8.33%) Perl
4 8 (7.41%) PHP5
5 7 (6.48%) SQL
5 7 (6.48%) Java
6 4 (3.70%) Python
7 3 (2.78%) Groovy
8 2 (1.85%) VBA
8 2 (1.85%) Ruby
8 2 (1.85%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.93%) VB6
9 1 (0.93%) C
9 1 (0.93%) VB
9 1 (0.93%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (6.48%) Degree
2 5 (4.63%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (4.63%) CCIE
2 5 (4.63%) CCNP
2 5 (4.63%) CCNA
System Software
1 3 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.85%) NFS
2 2 (1.85%) VMware ESX
2 2 (1.85%) Postfix
2 2 (1.85%) Sendmail
2 2 (1.85%) Corosync
2 2 (1.85%) Varnish
2 2 (1.85%) Dovecot
2 2 (1.85%) Openswan
2 2 (1.85%) SpamAssassin
2 2 (1.85%) OpenSIPS
2 2 (1.85%) KVM
2 2 (1.85%) Ceph
2 2 (1.85%) iptables
3 1 (0.93%) XenApp
3 1 (0.93%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (3.70%) Puppet
2 2 (1.85%) Nagios
2 2 (1.85%) yum
2 2 (1.85%) Cacti
2 2 (1.85%) Munin
2 2 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.85%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 2 (1.85%) Bacula
2 2 (1.85%) Rsyslog
2 2 (1.85%) Ansible
2 2 (1.85%) logstash
2 2 (1.85%) Pacemaker
Vendors
1 20 (18.52%) Zend
2 6 (5.56%) Cisco
2 6 (5.56%) Oracle
3 5 (4.63%) Facebook
3 5 (4.63%) Twitter
4 4 (3.70%) Red Hat
4 4 (3.70%) Adobe
4 4 (3.70%) Google
5 3 (2.78%) GUPTA
5 3 (2.78%) VMware
5 3 (2.78%) Apple
6 2 (1.85%) Microsoft
6 2 (1.85%) SolarWinds
6 2 (1.85%) Percona
7 1 (0.93%) WatchGuard
7 1 (0.93%) Juniper
7 1 (0.93%) Citrix
7 1 (0.93%) McAfee
7 1 (0.93%) CheckPoint
Preston, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Preston, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Preston
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Lancashire
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Lancaster, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Preston, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Preston
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Fantastic Training + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Lytham St. Annes
Blue Town Online
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Preston
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits, Training & Progression
Posted: 12 days ago
Chorley
Recruitment Genius
Posted: 16 days ago
Blackburn
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 17 days ago