The table below looks at the statistics for PHP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Macclesfield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 11 24 19
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -5
Permanent jobs citing PHP 7 13 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Macclesfield 11.11% 9.09% 15.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.07% 13.00% 17.33%
Number of salaries quoted 6 12 26
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
PHP
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Macclesfield region.

Programming Languages Category
Macclesfield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
41 100 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Macclesfield 65.08% 69.93% 88.24%
Number of salaries quoted 35 72 135
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £21,600 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in Macclesfield

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing PHP across the Macclesfield region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

PHP Jobs Demand Trend in Macclesfield

PHP
Salary Trend in Macclesfield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PHP across the Macclesfield region.

PHP Salary Trend in Macclesfield

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Macclesfield

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Macclesfield 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 12 (80.00%) MySQL
2 11 (73.33%) HTML
2 11 (73.33%) JavaScript
2 11 (73.33%) CSS
3 9 (60.00%) jQuery
4 8 (53.33%) HTML5
4 8 (53.33%) CSS3
5 7 (46.67%) Adobe Illustrator
6 6 (40.00%) CMS
6 6 (40.00%) .NET
6 6 (40.00%) Adobe
6 6 (40.00%) WordPress
6 6 (40.00%) Drupal
6 6 (40.00%) PHP5
6 6 (40.00%) Subversion
7 5 (33.33%) Web Development
7 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET
8 4 (26.67%) C#
8 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
8 4 (26.67%) Dreamweaver
8 4 (26.67%) Flash
8 4 (26.67%) Telecoms
8 4 (26.67%) SEO
8 4 (26.67%) .NET Framework
8 4 (26.67%) Animation
8 4 (26.67%) Video Editing
8 4 (26.67%) JIRA
8 4 (26.67%) Joomla!
8 4 (26.67%) Google Analytics
8 4 (26.67%) Content Management

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Macclesfield by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Macclesfield 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 6 (40.00%) CMS
1 6 (40.00%) Drupal
1 6 (40.00%) WordPress
2 4 (26.67%) Joomla!
3 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
4 1 (6.67%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 7 (46.67%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (26.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (26.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 3 (20.00%) Photoshop
4 1 (6.67%) Adobe Premiere
Cloud Services
1 4 (26.67%) Google Analytics
2 1 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (6.67%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (80.00%) MySQL
2 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (40.00%) Subversion
2 4 (26.67%) JIRA
2 4 (26.67%) Git (software)
2 4 (26.67%) Dreamweaver
General
1 4 (26.67%) Telecoms
1 4 (26.67%) Multimedia
2 2 (13.33%) Marketing
2 2 (13.33%) Aerospace
2 2 (13.33%) Automotive
2 2 (13.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 15 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (40.00%) PHP Developer
3 4 (26.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 4 (26.67%) C# Software Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Web Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Software Developer
3 4 (26.67%) .NET Developer
3 4 (26.67%) C# Developer
3 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET Developer
3 4 (26.67%) C# .NET Developer
3 4 (26.67%) .NET Software Developer
4 3 (20.00%) PHP Web Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Front-End Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Designer
5 2 (13.33%) Digital Designer
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Junior Front-End Developer
6 1 (6.67%) CMS Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Junior Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (73.33%) HTML
1 11 (73.33%) CSS
2 9 (60.00%) jQuery
3 8 (53.33%) HTML5
3 8 (53.33%) CSS3
4 6 (40.00%) .NET
5 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET
6 4 (26.67%) Flash
6 4 (26.67%) .NET Framework
7 2 (13.33%) Ajax
8 1 (6.67%) LAMP
8 1 (6.67%) XML
8 1 (6.67%) Zurb Foundation
8 1 (6.67%) WAMP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Animation
1 4 (26.67%) Video Editing
2 2 (13.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (6.67%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
1 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Web Development
2 4 (26.67%) Analytics
2 4 (26.67%) SEO
2 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (26.67%) Content Management
2 4 (26.67%) Pay per click
3 2 (13.33%) OOP
3 2 (13.33%) OO
3 2 (13.33%) MVC
4 1 (6.67%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 11 (73.33%) JavaScript
2 6 (40.00%) PHP5
3 4 (26.67%) C#
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Adobe
2 4 (26.67%) Google
3 2 (13.33%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.67%) Sitecore