The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Lancashire region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 16 26 39
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +13
Permanent jobs citing PHP 58 38 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 12.16% 7.72% 4.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.14% 12.97% 7.07%
Number of salaries quoted 36 37 16
Average salary £30,000 £25,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -13.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,250 £20,000 £22,100
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,500 £34,100
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Programming Languages Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
288 293 311
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 60.38% 59.55% 62.70%
Number of salaries quoted 243 267 285
Average salary £36,500 £32,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.30% +3.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £21,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £40,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
PHP
North West

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +14 15 £30,000 +13.20% 3
Burnley +2 14 £40,000 +100.00% 1
Newton-le-Willows +8 4 £21,000 -35.38% 1
Blackpool 0 4 £24,000 -16.52%
Blackburn +1 2 £24,500 +16.66%
Lancaster - 1 £22,500 - 2
PHP
North West

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 66 (62.86%) HTML
2 62 (59.05%) CSS
3 56 (53.33%) MySQL
4 53 (50.48%) JavaScript
5 38 (36.19%) SQL
5 38 (36.19%) jQuery
6 34 (32.38%) HTML5
7 32 (30.48%) E-Commerce
8 29 (27.62%) Linux
8 29 (27.62%) CSS3
9 27 (25.71%) XML
9 27 (25.71%) .NET
9 27 (25.71%) Web Development
10 26 (24.76%) C#
11 24 (22.86%) OO
12 23 (21.90%) Marketing
13 19 (18.10%) Apache
13 19 (18.10%) OO PHP
14 18 (17.14%) WordPress
14 18 (17.14%) MVC
15 17 (16.19%) Retail
15 17 (16.19%) Java
15 17 (16.19%) Project Management
15 17 (16.19%) Microsoft
15 17 (16.19%) Git (software)
16 14 (13.33%) Web Services
17 13 (12.38%) SQL Server
17 13 (12.38%) Scrum
18 12 (11.43%) Symfony
19 11 (10.48%) JIRA

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (18.10%) Apache
2 18 (17.14%) WordPress
3 11 (10.48%) CMS
3 11 (10.48%) SharePoint
3 11 (10.48%) Apache Solr
4 5 (4.76%) nginx
5 4 (3.81%) IIS
6 3 (2.86%) Drupal
Applications
1 11 (10.48%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.76%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.90%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (1.90%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (10.48%) Magento
2 6 (5.71%) Sage 50
3 3 (2.86%) osCommerce
4 2 (1.90%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.71%) DNS
2 5 (4.76%) tcpdump
2 5 (4.76%) SMTP
2 5 (4.76%) Wireshark
3 1 (0.95%) OSPF
3 1 (0.95%) BGP
3 1 (0.95%) Internet
3 1 (0.95%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (53.33%) MySQL
2 13 (12.38%) SQL Server
3 9 (8.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (5.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (5.71%) Crystal Reports
5 5 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (16.19%) Git (software)
2 11 (10.48%) JIRA
3 5 (4.76%) Subversion
4 4 (3.81%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.90%) Phing
6 1 (0.95%) Grunt
6 1 (0.95%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 23 (21.90%) Marketing
2 17 (16.19%) Retail
3 9 (8.57%) Finance
4 6 (5.71%) Back Office
5 5 (4.76%) Local Government
6 1 (0.95%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 87 (82.86%) Developer
2 37 (35.24%) PHP Developer
3 34 (32.38%) Web Developer
4 30 (28.57%) Analyst
5 20 (19.05%) Senior Developer
6 11 (10.48%) Senior Analyst
6 11 (10.48%) Developer Analyst
6 11 (10.48%) Systems Analyst
7 8 (7.62%) Web Analyst
7 8 (7.62%) Technical Analyst
7 8 (7.62%) Analyst Developer
7 8 (7.62%) Technical Developer
8 7 (6.67%) Lead Developer
8 7 (6.67%) Senior Web Developer
9 5 (4.76%) PHP LAMP Developer
9 5 (4.76%) Agile Business Analyst
9 5 (4.76%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 5 (4.76%) Business Analyst
9 5 (4.76%) PHP Web Developer
9 5 (4.76%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (62.86%) HTML
2 62 (59.05%) CSS
3 38 (36.19%) jQuery
4 34 (32.38%) HTML5
5 29 (27.62%) CSS3
6 27 (25.71%) XML
6 27 (25.71%) .NET
7 14 (13.33%) Web Services
8 12 (11.43%) Symfony
9 11 (10.48%) Grails
9 11 (10.48%) SOAP
10 10 (9.52%) ASP.NET
11 8 (7.62%) DHTML
12 7 (6.67%) LAMP
12 7 (6.67%) Ajax
13 5 (4.76%) J2EE
14 4 (3.81%) Zend Framework
14 4 (3.81%) .NET Framework
15 3 (2.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 3 (2.86%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.48%) Xbox
2 6 (5.71%) Mobile App
3 5 (4.76%) Replication
4 2 (1.90%) Social Media
5 1 (0.95%) iPhone
5 1 (0.95%) W3C
5 1 (0.95%) Smartphone
5 1 (0.95%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 29 (27.62%) Linux
2 7 (6.67%) UNIX
3 5 (4.76%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.95%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.95%) Android
4 1 (0.95%) Windows
4 1 (0.95%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.95%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (30.48%) E-Commerce
2 27 (25.71%) Web Development
3 24 (22.86%) OO
4 19 (18.10%) OO PHP
5 18 (17.14%) MVC
6 17 (16.19%) Project Management
7 13 (12.38%) Scrum
8 11 (10.48%) SEO
8 11 (10.48%) Automated Testing
8 11 (10.48%) ITIL
8 11 (10.48%) Performance Management
9 9 (8.57%) UML
10 7 (6.67%) Unit Testing
10 7 (6.67%) Responsive Web Design
11 6 (5.71%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (5.71%) TDD
11 6 (5.71%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (5.71%) PRINCE
11 6 (5.71%) OOP
11 6 (5.71%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 53 (50.48%) JavaScript
2 38 (36.19%) SQL
3 26 (24.76%) C#
4 17 (16.19%) Java
5 11 (10.48%) Objective-C
5 11 (10.48%) Groovy
6 8 (7.62%) PHP5
6 8 (7.62%) C++
7 7 (6.67%) Perl
7 7 (6.67%) Ruby
8 6 (5.71%) Uniface
8 6 (5.71%) C
9 5 (4.76%) T-SQL
10 4 (3.81%) PHP4
10 4 (3.81%) Python
11 2 (1.90%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 6 (5.71%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (4.76%) Varnish
1 5 (4.76%) Squid
Systems Management
1 5 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (4.76%) SCOM
1 5 (4.76%) Puppet
1 5 (4.76%) Nagios
1 5 (4.76%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 17 (16.19%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.71%) Sage
3 5 (4.76%) Red Hat
3 5 (4.76%) Zend
4 4 (3.81%) Oracle
5 3 (2.86%) Adobe
5 3 (2.86%) Google
6 1 (0.95%) Appcelerator
6 1 (0.95%) Facebook
6 1 (0.95%) Twitter
Preston, Lancashire, North West
University of Central Lancashire
Salary: £28,132 - £32,590 (£28,695 - £33,242 with effect from 1st August 2014)
Posted: Yesterday
Lancaster
Recruitment Genius
Posted: 2 days ago
Lancashire
University of Central Lancashire
Posted: 2 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Recruiting.uk.com
Posted: 3 days ago
Newton-Le-Willows
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Fantastic Training + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Burnley
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Profit Share, Childcare etc.
Posted: 26 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £25,000 - £30,000 plus Bonus
Posted: 26 days ago