The table below looks at the statistics for the PHP Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PHP Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 3 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP Developer
Rank 82 78 74
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a PHP Developer 195 213 271
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 3.17% 3.11% 3.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.33% 3.26% 3.89%
Number of salaries quoted 167 183 258
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,600 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £32,500 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +1.56%
PHP Developer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5850 6528 6960
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.00% 95.19% 95.57%
Number of salaries quoted 4722 5276 5911
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

PHP Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing PHP Developer in the job title across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

PHP Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

PHP Developer
Salary Trend in the North West

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

PHP Developer Salary Trend in the North West

PHP Developer
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PHP Developer across the North West region over the 3 months to 3 June 2015.

PHP Developer Salary Histogram in the North West

PHP Developer
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PHP Developer within the North West region over the 3 months to 3 June 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
Manchester +25 123 £33,250 +6.40% 34
Lancashire -5 27 £30,000 - 8
Cheshire -20 24 £30,000 -15.49% 11
Merseyside -6 20 £35,000 +7.69% 7
Cumbria -9 1 £21,500 -14.00%
PHP Developer
England

PHP Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT jobs across the North West region that cited PHP Developer in their job title 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 with PHP Developer in their job title.

1 491 (100.00%) PHP
2 380 (77.39%) HTML
3 338 (68.84%) CSS
4 331 (67.41%) MySQL
5 324 (65.99%) JavaScript
6 219 (44.60%) jQuery
7 195 (39.71%) OO
8 181 (36.86%) MVC
9 162 (32.99%) OOP
10 147 (29.94%) Linux
11 125 (25.46%) Zend
12 110 (22.40%) Symfony
13 104 (21.18%) HTML5
14 94 (19.14%) Magento
15 89 (18.13%) E-Commerce
15 89 (18.13%) Agile Software Development
16 88 (17.92%) OO PHP
17 87 (17.72%) Web Development
18 83 (16.90%) Finance
18 83 (16.90%) Git (software)
19 78 (15.89%) Laravel
20 77 (15.68%) CSS3
21 70 (14.26%) Ajax
22 64 (13.03%) LAMP
23 63 (12.83%) Apache
24 61 (12.42%) WordPress
25 60 (12.22%) AngularJS
26 54 (11.00%) CMS
27 48 (9.78%) Marketing
28 47 (9.57%) PHP5

PHP Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT jobs across the North West region that cited PHP Developer in their job title 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 with PHP Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 63 (12.83%) Apache
2 61 (12.42%) WordPress
3 54 (11.00%) CMS
4 38 (7.74%) Drupal
5 15 (3.05%) Node.js
6 9 (1.83%) nginx
7 7 (1.43%) Joomla!
8 2 (0.41%) SilverStripe
9 1 (0.20%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.20%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.20%) Moodle
9 1 (0.20%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.20%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 17 (3.46%) Photoshop
2 9 (1.83%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (1.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 4 (0.81%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.20%) MS Excel
5 1 (0.20%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 94 (19.14%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.22%) Google Analytics
1 6 (1.22%) GitHub
2 5 (1.02%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 17 (3.46%) Internet
2 14 (2.85%) Wireless
3 6 (1.22%) SSH
4 5 (1.02%) SSL
5 4 (0.81%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.20%) Intranet
6 1 (0.20%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 331 (67.41%) MySQL
2 23 (4.68%) SQL Server
3 15 (3.05%) Big Data
4 11 (2.24%) Relational Database
4 11 (2.24%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (1.63%) MongoDB
6 5 (1.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (0.61%) Redis
8 2 (0.41%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.20%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.20%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 83 (16.90%) Git (software)
2 22 (4.48%) Subversion
3 15 (3.05%) PHPUnit
4 10 (2.04%) Jenkins
4 10 (2.04%) PhpStorm
5 9 (1.83%) Grunt
6 8 (1.63%) Hudson
7 7 (1.43%) TeamCity
7 7 (1.43%) Mercurial
7 7 (1.43%) Selenium
8 5 (1.02%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 2 (0.41%) Dreamweaver
9 2 (0.41%) Behat
10 1 (0.20%) Phing
10 1 (0.20%) Bower
10 1 (0.20%) Xdebug
10 1 (0.20%) Zend Studio
10 1 (0.20%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.20%) JUnit
10 1 (0.20%) Maven
General
1 83 (16.90%) Finance
2 48 (9.78%) Marketing
3 22 (4.48%) Retail
4 14 (2.85%) Financial Institution
5 7 (1.43%) Games
6 6 (1.22%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.02%) Back Office
7 5 (1.02%) Advertising
8 4 (0.81%) Multimedia
8 4 (0.81%) Music Industry
9 1 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.20%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 380 (77.39%) HTML
2 338 (68.84%) CSS
3 219 (44.60%) jQuery
4 110 (22.40%) Symfony
5 104 (21.18%) HTML5
6 78 (15.89%) Laravel
7 77 (15.68%) CSS3
8 70 (14.26%) Ajax
9 64 (13.03%) LAMP
10 60 (12.22%) AngularJS
11 43 (8.76%) XHTML
11 43 (8.76%) CakePHP
12 40 (8.15%) CodeIgniter
13 35 (7.13%) XML
14 32 (6.52%) Yii
15 30 (6.11%) REST
16 29 (5.91%) SOAP
17 25 (5.09%) Web Services
18 22 (4.48%) Zend Framework
19 20 (4.07%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 37 (7.54%) User Experience
2 21 (4.28%) W3C
3 12 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (2.24%) Mobile App
5 10 (2.04%) Data Integration
5 10 (2.04%) Social Media
6 6 (1.22%) Computer Science
7 4 (0.81%) Animation
7 4 (0.81%) Video Editing
7 4 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (0.61%) Social Network
8 3 (0.61%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.41%) EPoS
10 1 (0.20%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.20%) Derivative
10 1 (0.20%) Graphic Design
10 1 (0.20%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 147 (29.94%) Linux
2 6 (1.22%) Windows
3 5 (1.02%) Apple iOS
3 5 (1.02%) Android
4 4 (0.81%) Ubuntu
5 3 (0.61%) UNIX
6 2 (0.41%) Debian
6 2 (0.41%) Mac OS X
6 2 (0.41%) CentOS
7 1 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 195 (39.71%) OO
2 181 (36.86%) MVC
3 162 (32.99%) OOP
4 89 (18.13%) E-Commerce
4 89 (18.13%) Agile Software Development
5 88 (17.92%) OO PHP
6 87 (17.72%) Web Development
7 45 (9.16%) TDD
8 34 (6.92%) SEO
9 30 (6.11%) Scrum
10 29 (5.91%) Unit Testing
11 25 (5.09%) Web Design
12 21 (4.28%) Analytics
13 17 (3.46%) Content Management
13 17 (3.46%) SDLC
14 16 (3.26%) Pay per click
15 15 (3.05%) Digital Marketing
15 15 (3.05%) ERP
16 14 (2.85%) Risk Management
16 14 (2.85%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 491 (100.00%) PHP
2 324 (65.99%) JavaScript
3 47 (9.57%) PHP5
4 44 (8.96%) SQL
5 10 (2.04%) Perl
5 10 (2.04%) C
5 10 (2.04%) C#
6 8 (1.63%) Java
7 5 (1.02%) C++
8 4 (0.81%) Bash Shell
9 3 (0.61%) Python
9 3 (0.61%) Ruby
10 2 (0.41%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 28 (5.70%) Degree
2 1 (0.20%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.20%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.46%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (1.02%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (1.02%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.20%) Capistrano
2 1 (0.20%) Puppet
2 1 (0.20%) Ansible
Vendors
1 125 (25.46%) Zend
2 26 (5.30%) Salesforce.com
3 14 (2.85%) Perforce
4 11 (2.24%) Adobe
5 8 (1.63%) Google
6 5 (1.02%) Oracle
7 4 (0.81%) Facebook
8 3 (0.61%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.41%) Apple
9 2 (0.41%) Twitter
10 1 (0.20%) Microsoft
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