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

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 15 17 28
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +11
Permanent jobs citing PHP 60 45 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 11.90% 9.93% 7.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.00% 16.79% 11.49%
Number of salaries quoted 58 43 30
Average salary £30,000 £32,000 £31,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +0.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,600 £21,950
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £65,000 £32,500
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
300 268 296
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 59.52% 59.16% 64.77%
Number of salaries quoted 285 243 267
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,600 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £45,800
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 23 January 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 23 January 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 +6 29 £28,000 -20.00% 8
Lancaster +8 3 £35,000 +7.69% 2
Blackburn -10 2 £51,250 +153.08%
Burnley -2 1 £40,000 -33.33% 1
Rossendale -2 1 £37,000 +37.03%
Skelmersdale - 1 £30,000 - 1
PHP
North West

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 (69.29%) HTML
2 86 (67.72%) MySQL
3 78 (61.42%) CSS
4 65 (51.18%) JavaScript
4 65 (51.18%) HTML5
5 64 (50.39%) jQuery
6 49 (38.58%) OOP
7 47 (37.01%) CSS3
8 45 (35.43%) OO
9 42 (33.07%) Zend
10 40 (31.50%) SQL
11 39 (30.71%) MVC
12 37 (29.13%) Magento
13 35 (27.56%) Linux
14 32 (25.20%) WordPress
15 30 (23.62%) PHP5
16 27 (21.26%) Marketing
17 21 (16.54%) Web Development
17 21 (16.54%) SQL Server
17 21 (16.54%) E-Commerce
17 21 (16.54%) CakePHP
17 21 (16.54%) Drupal
17 21 (16.54%) Mobile App
17 21 (16.54%) Mentoring
18 20 (15.75%) Symfony
19 18 (14.17%) Zend Framework
19 18 (14.17%) Backbone.js
19 18 (14.17%) Mobile Application Development
19 18 (14.17%) Web Services
19 18 (14.17%) Ajax

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 32 (25.20%) WordPress
2 21 (16.54%) Drupal
3 17 (13.39%) CMS
4 11 (8.66%) Apache
5 5 (3.94%) IIS
5 5 (3.94%) SharePoint
6 3 (2.36%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (2.36%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.79%) nginx
7 1 (0.79%) Node.js
7 1 (0.79%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.79%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (7.09%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.57%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.79%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.79%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 37 (29.13%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.79%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.94%) Internet
2 2 (1.57%) Firewall
3 1 (0.79%) Network Security
3 1 (0.79%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (0.79%) Asterisk PBX
3 1 (0.79%) OpenVPN
3 1 (0.79%) SSL
3 1 (0.79%) VoIP
3 1 (0.79%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (67.72%) MySQL
2 21 (16.54%) SQL Server
3 13 (10.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (2.36%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (2.36%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.79%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.79%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.79%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (11.02%) Git (software)
2 6 (4.72%) Zend Studio
3 3 (2.36%) Visual Studio
3 3 (2.36%) Subversion
4 1 (0.79%) Selenium
4 1 (0.79%) Cucumber
General
1 27 (21.26%) Marketing
2 14 (11.02%) Retail
3 1 (0.79%) Advertising
3 1 (0.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 114 (89.76%) Developer
2 77 (60.63%) PHP Developer
3 36 (28.35%) Web Developer
4 24 (18.90%) Senior Developer
5 14 (11.02%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 12 (9.45%) PHP Web Developer
7 11 (8.66%) Senior PHP Developer
8 10 (7.87%) Mid-Level PHP Developer
9 9 (7.09%) Senior Web Developer
10 8 (6.30%) Analyst
11 6 (4.72%) Senior PHP Web Developer
12 5 (3.94%) Developer Analyst
12 5 (3.94%) Senior Analyst
12 5 (3.94%) Senior Manager
13 3 (2.36%) Junior
13 3 (2.36%) Analyst Developer
14 2 (1.57%) Web Manager
14 2 (1.57%) Junior PHP Developer
14 2 (1.57%) Web Project Manager
14 2 (1.57%) Head of IT
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (69.29%) HTML
2 78 (61.42%) CSS
3 65 (51.18%) HTML5
4 64 (50.39%) jQuery
5 47 (37.01%) CSS3
6 21 (16.54%) CakePHP
7 20 (15.75%) Symfony
8 18 (14.17%) Zend Framework
8 18 (14.17%) Backbone.js
8 18 (14.17%) Web Services
8 18 (14.17%) Ajax
9 15 (11.81%) SOAP
10 14 (11.02%) .NET
10 14 (11.02%) Classic ASP
10 14 (11.02%) XML
11 13 (10.24%) Laravel
12 12 (9.45%) LAMP
13 11 (8.66%) AngularJS
14 8 (6.30%) REST
14 8 (6.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 21 (16.54%) Mobile App
2 15 (11.81%) Data Integration
3 4 (3.15%) Open Source
4 3 (2.36%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.57%) W3C
5 2 (1.57%) PMI
6 1 (0.79%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.79%) User Experience
6 1 (0.79%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.79%) BBC
6 1 (0.79%) Replication
6 1 (0.79%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 35 (27.56%) Linux
2 10 (7.87%) Windows
3 4 (3.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (2.36%) Android
4 3 (2.36%) Apple iOS
4 3 (2.36%) UNIX
5 1 (0.79%) CentOS
5 1 (0.79%) FreeBSD
5 1 (0.79%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.79%) Solaris
5 1 (0.79%) OpenBSD
5 1 (0.79%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (38.58%) OOP
2 45 (35.43%) OO
3 39 (30.71%) MVC
4 21 (16.54%) Web Development
4 21 (16.54%) E-Commerce
4 21 (16.54%) Mentoring
5 18 (14.17%) Mobile Application Development
6 17 (13.39%) OO PHP
7 15 (11.81%) Project Management
8 12 (9.45%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (9.45%) Digital Marketing
9 7 (5.51%) Content Management
10 5 (3.94%) Resource Management
10 5 (3.94%) Security Testing
10 5 (3.94%) Performance Management
10 5 (3.94%) Line Management
11 4 (3.15%) Automation Testing
12 3 (2.36%) People Management
12 3 (2.36%) Analytics
12 3 (2.36%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 65 (51.18%) JavaScript
2 40 (31.50%) SQL
3 30 (23.62%) PHP5
4 15 (11.81%) Java
5 13 (10.24%) T-SQL
6 8 (6.30%) Python
7 5 (3.94%) Groovy
7 5 (3.94%) Objective-C
7 5 (3.94%) C#
8 3 (2.36%) VB
9 2 (1.57%) C
10 1 (0.79%) Scala
10 1 (0.79%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.79%) Perl
10 1 (0.79%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (6.30%) Degree
2 2 (1.57%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.57%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.57%) Postfix
1 2 (1.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.79%) Sendmail
2 1 (0.79%) Varnish
2 1 (0.79%) Dovecot
2 1 (0.79%) Openswan
2 1 (0.79%) SpamAssassin
2 1 (0.79%) OpenSIPS
2 1 (0.79%) Corosync
2 1 (0.79%) Ceph
2 1 (0.79%) KVM
2 1 (0.79%) NFS
2 1 (0.79%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (0.79%) Cacti
1 1 (0.79%) Munin
1 1 (0.79%) yum
1 1 (0.79%) Red Hat Spacewalk
1 1 (0.79%) Rsyslog
1 1 (0.79%) logstash
1 1 (0.79%) Bacula
1 1 (0.79%) Nagios
Vendors
1 42 (33.07%) Zend
2 14 (11.02%) Microsoft
3 8 (6.30%) Oracle
4 3 (2.36%) Facebook
5 2 (1.57%) Google
5 2 (1.57%) VMware
6 1 (0.79%) SolarWinds
6 1 (0.79%) Sencha
6 1 (0.79%) Percona
6 1 (0.79%) Twitter
6 1 (0.79%) Adobe
6 1 (0.79%) Cisco
6 1 (0.79%) Red Hat
Preston
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Ormskirk
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Car
Posted: 2 days ago
Skelmersdale, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Preston
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Lancashire
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £30k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits, Training & Progression
Posted: 4 days ago
Preston
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Spring Technology
Salary: £20000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + IT
Posted: 5 days ago
Burnley, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Preston
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
TechnoRecruit
Posted: 16 days ago