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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 20 14 35
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +21
Permanent jobs citing PHP 50 71 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 10.14% 14.31% 5.98%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.99% 21.26% 9.45%
Number of salaries quoted 41 49 29
Average salary £31,500 £32,500 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.07% +35.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,700 £18,800
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £30,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
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
278 334 328
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 56.39% 67.34% 63.32%
Number of salaries quoted 229 282 301
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +10.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £20,250
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £43,500 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 13 £30,000 - 6
Blackburn - 10 £32,500 - 4
Darwen - 8 £35,000 -
Lancaster +16 3 £29,000 +1.75% 2
Burnley -3 1 £32,500 -18.75% 3
Blackpool -7 1 £40,000 +66.66% 1
Chorley - 1 £27,500 - 1
PHP
North West

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 91 (72.80%) HTML
2 88 (70.40%) CSS
3 66 (52.80%) MySQL
4 56 (44.80%) jQuery
5 50 (40.00%) JavaScript
6 33 (26.40%) MVC
6 33 (26.40%) Marketing
6 33 (26.40%) Web Development
6 33 (26.40%) Magento
7 31 (24.80%) Social Media
7 31 (24.80%) Digital Marketing
7 31 (24.80%) WordPress
8 29 (23.20%) C#
9 28 (22.40%) Linux
9 28 (22.40%) SEO
10 27 (21.60%) SQL Server
11 26 (20.80%) .NET
11 26 (20.80%) Pay per click
12 24 (19.20%) Email Marketing
12 24 (19.20%) Social Media Marketing
13 23 (18.40%) E-Commerce
14 22 (17.60%) Java
15 21 (16.80%) Apache
16 19 (15.20%) LAMP
16 19 (15.20%) Content Management
16 19 (15.20%) HTML5
17 18 (14.40%) Visual Studio
17 18 (14.40%) XML
18 16 (12.80%) SQL
18 16 (12.80%) Agile Software Development

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 31 (24.80%) WordPress
2 21 (16.80%) Apache
3 14 (11.20%) nginx
4 13 (10.40%) IIS
5 11 (8.80%) SharePoint
6 9 (7.20%) CMS
6 9 (7.20%) Node.js
7 3 (2.40%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (2.40%) Drupal
7 3 (2.40%) Umbraco
8 2 (1.60%) Moodle
8 2 (1.60%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.60%) SilverStripe
Applications
1 8 (6.40%) Photoshop
2 6 (4.80%) MS Excel
3 4 (3.20%) Fireworks
3 4 (3.20%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (3.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 33 (26.40%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.40%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.80%) Internet
1 11 (8.80%) SSH
2 7 (5.60%) SMTP
2 7 (5.60%) HTTP
2 7 (5.60%) DNS
3 5 (4.00%) DHCP
4 4 (3.20%) Firewall
5 3 (2.40%) Network Security
6 2 (1.60%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (1.60%) LDAP
6 2 (1.60%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (52.80%) MySQL
2 27 (21.60%) SQL Server
3 6 (4.80%) Relational Database
4 4 (3.20%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (3.20%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (2.40%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (2.40%) MS Access
6 2 (1.60%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.60%) SQLBase
Development Applications
1 18 (14.40%) Visual Studio
2 9 (7.20%) Git (software)
3 6 (4.80%) Grunt
4 4 (3.20%) Bower
5 3 (2.40%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (2.40%) ReSharper
6 2 (1.60%) PhpStorm
General
1 33 (26.40%) Marketing
2 6 (4.80%) Retail
3 4 (3.20%) Back Office
4 3 (2.40%) Advertising
5 2 (1.60%) Banking
5 2 (1.60%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.60%) Finance
Job Titles
1 92 (73.60%) Developer
2 42 (33.60%) PHP Developer
3 24 (19.20%) Web Developer
4 16 (12.80%) Junior
5 13 (10.40%) Junior Developer
5 13 (10.40%) Junior PHP Developer
6 12 (9.60%) Front-End Developer
7 11 (8.80%) PHP Web Developer
7 11 (8.80%) Software Developer
8 8 (6.40%) Administrator
8 8 (6.40%) Linux Administrator
9 7 (5.60%) Website Developer
9 7 (5.60%) Magento Developer
10 4 (3.20%) PHP MySQL Developer
11 3 (2.40%) .NET Software Developer
11 3 (2.40%) DevOps Engineer
11 3 (2.40%) PHP Magento Developer
11 3 (2.40%) Designer
11 3 (2.40%) Linux Engineer
11 3 (2.40%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (72.80%) HTML
2 88 (70.40%) CSS
3 56 (44.80%) jQuery
4 26 (20.80%) .NET
5 19 (15.20%) LAMP
5 19 (15.20%) HTML5
6 18 (14.40%) XML
7 16 (12.80%) CSS3
8 15 (12.00%) .NET Framework
9 14 (11.20%) XHTML
10 13 (10.40%) Web Services
11 11 (8.80%) DHTML
11 11 (8.80%) JSON
11 11 (8.80%) ASP.NET
11 11 (8.80%) Ajax
12 10 (8.00%) REST
13 9 (7.20%) CodeIgniter
14 8 (6.40%) Symfony
14 8 (6.40%) SOAP
14 8 (6.40%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 31 (24.80%) Social Media
2 11 (8.80%) User Experience
3 5 (4.00%) Hybrid Cloud
3 5 (4.00%) Data Centre
4 3 (2.40%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.60%) Thin Client
5 2 (1.60%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.60%) Fat Client
5 2 (1.60%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.80%) E-Learning
6 1 (0.80%) VLE
6 1 (0.80%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 28 (22.40%) Linux
2 13 (10.40%) Windows
3 12 (9.60%) CentOS
4 8 (6.40%) Apple iOS
4 8 (6.40%) Android
5 7 (5.60%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (3.20%) UNIX
6 4 (3.20%) Solaris
6 4 (3.20%) Ubuntu
7 2 (1.60%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.60%) AIX
7 2 (1.60%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (26.40%) MVC
1 33 (26.40%) Web Development
2 31 (24.80%) Digital Marketing
3 28 (22.40%) SEO
4 26 (20.80%) Pay per click
5 24 (19.20%) Email Marketing
5 24 (19.20%) Social Media Marketing
6 23 (18.40%) E-Commerce
7 19 (15.20%) Content Management
8 16 (12.80%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (12.00%) Web Design
9 15 (12.00%) Responsive Web Design
10 14 (11.20%) Project Management
11 12 (9.60%) OO
12 10 (8.00%) OOP
12 10 (8.00%) Line Management
13 8 (6.40%) Mobile Development
13 8 (6.40%) Systems Analysis
13 8 (6.40%) Web Application Development
13 8 (6.40%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 50 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 29 (23.20%) C#
3 22 (17.60%) Java
4 16 (12.80%) SQL
5 14 (11.20%) VB
6 10 (8.00%) Perl
7 6 (4.80%) VB.NET
8 4 (3.20%) Python
8 4 (3.20%) Ruby
9 3 (2.40%) VB6
9 3 (2.40%) Groovy
10 2 (1.60%) C
10 2 (1.60%) PHP5
10 2 (1.60%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (8.00%) Degree
2 6 (4.80%) CCIE
2 6 (4.80%) CCNP
2 6 (4.80%) CCNA
2 6 (4.80%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.80%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.60%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (1.60%) XenApp
1 2 (1.60%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (3.20%) Puppet
2 2 (1.60%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.60%) Ansible
Vendors
1 14 (11.20%) Zend
2 8 (6.40%) Cisco
3 7 (5.60%) Facebook
3 7 (5.60%) Twitter
4 6 (4.80%) Google
4 6 (4.80%) Microsoft
5 4 (3.20%) Adobe
5 4 (3.20%) Oracle
6 3 (2.40%) Telerik
6 3 (2.40%) GUPTA
6 3 (2.40%) Apple
7 2 (1.60%) CheckPoint
7 2 (1.60%) McAfee
7 2 (1.60%) VMware
7 2 (1.60%) Citrix
7 2 (1.60%) Juniper
7 2 (1.60%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.60%) WatchGuard
Burnley, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Great Training + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Preston, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 17 hours ago
Lancaster, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + career progression
Posted: Yesterday
Lancaster
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £17100 - £20900 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Blackburn, Lancashire
Search Consultancy
Salary: 36 Days Holiday
Posted: 2 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Lancashire
Myerscough College
Posted: 6 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Blackburn
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Burnley
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Great Training + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Burnley
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £18000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Preston
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Lancashire
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Blackburn
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Preston
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Blackburn
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Fantastic Training + Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Preston
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 28 days ago