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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 22 16 28
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +12
Permanent jobs citing PHP 39 56 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 8.19% 12.90% 6.90%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.72% 22.22% 11.43%
Number of salaries quoted 39 52 25
Average salary £27,500 £32,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.38% +18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £21,700
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £63,000 £46,000
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
265 252 280
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 55.67% 58.06% 60.34%
Number of salaries quoted 238 232 246
Average salary £33,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.71% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,750 £42,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

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 2 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 2 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
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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 13 £27,500 -31.25% 13
Skelmersdale - 6 £30,000 -
Burnley -2 2 £36,250 -34.09%
Blackburn - 2 £51,250 -
PHP
North West

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 2 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 (78.57%) MySQL
2 81 (72.32%) HTML
3 65 (58.04%) CSS
4 59 (52.68%) JavaScript
5 58 (51.79%) jQuery
6 52 (46.43%) OOP
7 51 (45.54%) HTML5
8 45 (40.18%) OO
9 39 (34.82%) Zend
10 38 (33.93%) MVC
11 35 (31.25%) Linux
12 33 (29.46%) CSS3
13 29 (25.89%) Magento
14 25 (22.32%) WordPress
15 24 (21.43%) PHP5
15 24 (21.43%) SQL
16 21 (18.75%) CakePHP
16 21 (18.75%) Marketing
16 21 (18.75%) Drupal
16 21 (18.75%) Mentoring
17 20 (17.86%) Mobile App
17 20 (17.86%) Symfony
17 20 (17.86%) SQL Server
18 19 (16.96%) Web Development
18 19 (16.96%) OO PHP
19 18 (16.07%) Mobile Application Development
19 18 (16.07%) Backbone.js
19 18 (16.07%) Ajax
20 16 (14.29%) CMS
21 15 (13.39%) Data Integration

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 25 (22.32%) WordPress
2 21 (18.75%) Drupal
3 16 (14.29%) CMS
4 12 (10.71%) Apache
5 5 (4.46%) IIS
6 2 (1.79%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.79%) nginx
6 2 (1.79%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.89%) Node.js
7 1 (0.89%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (1.79%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.89%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.89%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 29 (25.89%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.46%) Internet
2 3 (2.68%) Firewall
3 2 (1.79%) Network Security
3 2 (1.79%) VoIP
3 2 (1.79%) DNS
3 2 (1.79%) SSL
3 2 (1.79%) Asterisk PBX
3 2 (1.79%) OpenVPN
4 1 (0.89%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (78.57%) MySQL
2 20 (17.86%) SQL Server
3 7 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.89%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.89%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.89%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.89%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 14 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 6 (5.36%) Zend Studio
3 5 (4.46%) Subversion
4 1 (0.89%) Selenium
4 1 (0.89%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.89%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.89%) PhpStorm
General
1 21 (18.75%) Marketing
2 8 (7.14%) Retail
3 1 (0.89%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.89%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 99 (88.39%) Developer
2 77 (68.75%) PHP Developer
3 21 (18.75%) Web Developer
4 14 (12.50%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 10 (8.93%) Mid-Level PHP Developer
5 10 (8.93%) Senior Developer
6 5 (4.46%) PHP Web Developer
6 5 (4.46%) Senior Manager
7 4 (3.57%) Senior PHP Developer
8 3 (2.68%) Junior
8 3 (2.68%) Graduate
9 2 (1.79%) Software Developer
9 2 (1.79%) Project Manager
9 2 (1.79%) Development Manager
9 2 (1.79%) Systems Engineer
9 2 (1.79%) E-Commerce Project Manager
9 2 (1.79%) Graduate Developer
9 2 (1.79%) E-Commerce Manager
9 2 (1.79%) Head of IT
9 2 (1.79%) Web Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (72.32%) HTML
2 65 (58.04%) CSS
3 58 (51.79%) jQuery
4 51 (45.54%) HTML5
5 33 (29.46%) CSS3
6 21 (18.75%) CakePHP
7 20 (17.86%) Symfony
8 18 (16.07%) Ajax
8 18 (16.07%) Backbone.js
9 12 (10.71%) LAMP
9 12 (10.71%) Zend Framework
10 11 (9.82%) Web Services
10 11 (9.82%) Laravel
11 10 (8.93%) AngularJS
12 9 (8.04%) SOAP
13 8 (7.14%) XML
13 8 (7.14%) Classic ASP
13 8 (7.14%) REST
14 7 (6.25%) .NET
15 6 (5.36%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 20 (17.86%) Mobile App
2 15 (13.39%) Data Integration
3 4 (3.57%) Open Source
4 2 (1.79%) PMI
4 2 (1.79%) Replication
4 2 (1.79%) Clustering
5 1 (0.89%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.89%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.89%) W3C
5 1 (0.89%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.89%) BBC
5 1 (0.89%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (0.89%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 35 (31.25%) Linux
2 8 (7.14%) Windows
3 4 (3.57%) UNIX
4 3 (2.68%) Apple iOS
4 3 (2.68%) Android
5 2 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.79%) CentOS
5 2 (1.79%) Solaris
5 2 (1.79%) OpenBSD
5 2 (1.79%) Ubuntu
5 2 (1.79%) FreeBSD
6 1 (0.89%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.89%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (46.43%) OOP
2 45 (40.18%) OO
3 38 (33.93%) MVC
4 21 (18.75%) Mentoring
5 19 (16.96%) OO PHP
5 19 (16.96%) Web Development
6 18 (16.07%) Mobile Application Development
7 13 (11.61%) Project Management
7 13 (11.61%) E-Commerce
8 11 (9.82%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (6.25%) Content Management
10 6 (5.36%) Digital Marketing
11 5 (4.46%) Security Testing
11 5 (4.46%) Resource Management
11 5 (4.46%) Line Management
12 4 (3.57%) Automation Testing
13 3 (2.68%) Infrastructure Management
13 3 (2.68%) B2B
13 3 (2.68%) People Management
14 2 (1.79%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 59 (52.68%) JavaScript
2 24 (21.43%) SQL
2 24 (21.43%) PHP5
3 8 (7.14%) Python
3 8 (7.14%) Java
4 7 (6.25%) T-SQL
5 2 (1.79%) C
5 2 (1.79%) Perl
5 2 (1.79%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.89%) Scala
6 1 (0.89%) VB
6 1 (0.89%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (7.14%) Degree
2 2 (1.79%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.79%) QA
2 1 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (2.68%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (2.68%) Postfix
2 2 (1.79%) Sendmail
2 2 (1.79%) Varnish
2 2 (1.79%) Dovecot
2 2 (1.79%) Openswan
2 2 (1.79%) SpamAssassin
2 2 (1.79%) OpenSIPS
2 2 (1.79%) Corosync
2 2 (1.79%) KVM
2 2 (1.79%) Ceph
2 2 (1.79%) NFS
2 2 (1.79%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (1.79%) Nagios
1 2 (1.79%) Cacti
1 2 (1.79%) Munin
1 2 (1.79%) yum
1 2 (1.79%) Red Hat Spacewalk
1 2 (1.79%) logstash
1 2 (1.79%) Rsyslog
1 2 (1.79%) Bacula
Vendors
1 39 (34.82%) Zend
2 10 (8.93%) Oracle
3 7 (6.25%) Microsoft
4 3 (2.68%) VMware
4 3 (2.68%) Facebook
5 2 (1.79%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.79%) Percona
5 2 (1.79%) Google
5 2 (1.79%) SolarWinds
6 1 (0.89%) Sencha
6 1 (0.89%) Adobe
6 1 (0.89%) Cisco
6 1 (0.89%) Twitter
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