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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 16 28 27
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -1
Permanent jobs citing PHP 68 36 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 13.05% 6.91% 6.87%
As % of the Programming Languages category 19.88% 10.98% 12.04%
Number of salaries quoted 45 34 31
Average salary £30,000 £24,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.44% -24.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £19,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £34,250 £39,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £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
342 328 299
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 65.64% 62.96% 57.06%
Number of salaries quoted 285 301 271
Average salary £37,000 £33,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.44% +3.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £20,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,050 £40,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 2014. 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 +10 17 £30,000 +13.20% 2
Burnley +2 17 £40,000 +100.00%
Newton-le-Willows +12 5 £21,000 -35.38% 2
Blackpool 0 5 £24,000 +2.12%
Rossendale -1 2 £33,750 +27.35% 3
Lancaster -4 2 £26,000 +8.33% 2
Blackburn +1 1 £32,500 +62.50%
PHP
North West

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 61 (59.22%) HTML
2 58 (56.31%) CSS
3 50 (48.54%) MySQL
4 47 (45.63%) SQL
5 44 (42.72%) JavaScript
6 39 (37.86%) HTML5
7 36 (34.95%) E-Commerce
8 34 (33.01%) CSS3
9 30 (29.13%) XML
10 28 (27.18%) jQuery
11 27 (26.21%) .NET
12 26 (25.24%) C#
12 26 (25.24%) Web Development
13 20 (19.42%) Retail
13 20 (19.42%) Java
13 20 (19.42%) Microsoft
14 19 (18.45%) WordPress
15 18 (17.48%) Web Services
15 18 (17.48%) Linux
15 18 (17.48%) OO
16 17 (16.50%) Marketing
16 17 (16.50%) Magento
17 15 (14.56%) Performance Management
17 15 (14.56%) Groovy
17 15 (14.56%) Grails
17 15 (14.56%) Objective-C
17 15 (14.56%) MS Excel
17 15 (14.56%) SharePoint
18 14 (13.59%) SOAP
18 14 (13.59%) SQL Server

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 19 (18.45%) WordPress
2 15 (14.56%) SharePoint
3 11 (10.68%) CMS
4 8 (7.77%) Apache
5 5 (4.85%) nginx
6 3 (2.91%) Drupal
6 3 (2.91%) IIS
Applications
1 15 (14.56%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.94%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.94%) Photoshop
2 2 (1.94%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 17 (16.50%) Magento
2 6 (5.83%) Sage 50
3 3 (2.91%) osCommerce
4 2 (1.94%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.97%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.83%) DNS
2 5 (4.85%) tcpdump
2 5 (4.85%) SMTP
2 5 (4.85%) Wireshark
3 1 (0.97%) Internet
3 1 (0.97%) OSPF
3 1 (0.97%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (48.54%) MySQL
2 14 (13.59%) SQL Server
3 13 (12.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (5.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (5.83%) Crystal Reports
5 5 (4.85%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (4.85%) Subversion
2 3 (2.91%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.94%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.94%) Phing
4 1 (0.97%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 20 (19.42%) Retail
2 17 (16.50%) Marketing
3 6 (5.83%) Finance
3 6 (5.83%) Back Office
4 5 (4.85%) Local Government
5 1 (0.97%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 87 (84.47%) Developer
2 41 (39.81%) Web Developer
3 38 (36.89%) PHP Developer
4 31 (30.10%) Senior Developer
4 31 (30.10%) Analyst
5 15 (14.56%) Developer Analyst
5 15 (14.56%) Senior Analyst
6 13 (12.62%) Senior Web Developer
7 11 (10.68%) PHP Web Developer
7 11 (10.68%) Senior PHP Developer
8 8 (7.77%) Senior PHP Web Developer
8 8 (7.77%) Web Analyst
8 8 (7.77%) Technical Analyst
8 8 (7.77%) Analyst Developer
8 8 (7.77%) Systems Analyst
8 8 (7.77%) Technical Developer
9 4 (3.88%) PHP LAMP Developer
9 4 (3.88%) PHP MySQL Developer
10 3 (2.91%) Software Developer
11 2 (1.94%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (59.22%) HTML
2 58 (56.31%) CSS
3 39 (37.86%) HTML5
4 34 (33.01%) CSS3
5 30 (29.13%) XML
6 28 (27.18%) jQuery
7 27 (26.21%) .NET
8 18 (17.48%) Web Services
9 15 (14.56%) Grails
10 14 (13.59%) SOAP
11 9 (8.74%) Zend Framework
12 8 (7.77%) DHTML
12 8 (7.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 7 (6.80%) Classic ASP
13 7 (6.80%) LAMP
14 6 (5.83%) Ajax
14 6 (5.83%) ASP.NET
15 5 (4.85%) Laravel
15 5 (4.85%) CodeIgniter
16 3 (2.91%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.83%) Mobile App
2 5 (4.85%) Replication
3 2 (1.94%) W3C
3 2 (1.94%) Social Media
4 1 (0.97%) Mathematics
4 1 (0.97%) Smartphone
4 1 (0.97%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 18 (17.48%) Linux
2 7 (6.80%) UNIX
3 5 (4.85%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.97%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (34.95%) E-Commerce
2 26 (25.24%) Web Development
3 18 (17.48%) OO
4 15 (14.56%) Performance Management
5 12 (11.65%) SEO
6 11 (10.68%) ITIL
6 11 (10.68%) OO PHP
7 10 (9.71%) OOP
8 9 (8.74%) MVC
9 7 (6.80%) Performance Tuning
9 7 (6.80%) Digital Marketing
10 6 (5.83%) Unit Testing
10 6 (5.83%) PRINCE2
10 6 (5.83%) Configuration Management
10 6 (5.83%) Project Management
10 6 (5.83%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (5.83%) PRINCE
10 6 (5.83%) Responsive Web Design
11 5 (4.85%) Root Cause Analysis
11 5 (4.85%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 47 (45.63%) SQL
2 44 (42.72%) JavaScript
3 26 (25.24%) C#
4 20 (19.42%) Java
5 15 (14.56%) Groovy
5 15 (14.56%) Objective-C
6 12 (11.65%) PHP5
7 9 (8.74%) T-SQL
8 8 (7.77%) C++
9 7 (6.80%) Perl
9 7 (6.80%) Ruby
10 6 (5.83%) C
10 6 (5.83%) Uniface
11 5 (4.85%) Python
12 3 (2.91%) PHP4
13 2 (1.94%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (4.85%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (4.85%) Varnish
1 5 (4.85%) Squid
Systems Management
1 5 (4.85%) Puppet
1 5 (4.85%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (4.85%) Nagios
1 5 (4.85%) NetBackup
1 5 (4.85%) SCOM
Vendors
1 20 (19.42%) Microsoft
2 12 (11.65%) Zend
3 6 (5.83%) Sage
4 5 (4.85%) Red Hat
5 3 (2.91%) Google
5 3 (2.91%) Oracle
6 2 (1.94%) Adobe
7 1 (0.97%) Appcelerator
7 1 (0.97%) Facebook
7 1 (0.97%) Twitter
Preston, Lancashire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Accrington, Lancashire
Blue Octopus Recruitment LLP
Salary: £27,794 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Rossendale, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Fantastic Training + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Rossendale, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Fantastic Training + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Newton-Le-Willows, Merseyside
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Fantastic Training + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Rossendale, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Fantastic Training + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Newton-Le-Willows, Merseyside
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Lancaster
Recruitment Genius
Posted: 8 days ago
Lancaster
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Posted: 25 days ago
Lancashire
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