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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP Developer
Rank 75 69 113
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +44
Permanent jobs requiring a PHP Developer 254 235 164
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 3.43% 3.43% 2.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.62% 3.65% 2.33%
Number of salaries quoted 231 224 150
Average salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +8.33%
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
7015 6440 7045
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.68% 93.93% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 5787 5544 6021
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 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
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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
Manchester +20 172 £30,500 +1.66% 32
Merseyside -1 31 £32,500 - 3
Cheshire -31 30 £29,000 -3.33% 4
Lancashire 0 17 £30,000 +20.00% 10
Cumbria - 3 £30,500 -
PHP Developer
England

PHP Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

1 470 (100.00%) PHP
2 374 (79.57%) HTML
3 358 (76.17%) CSS
4 346 (73.62%) MySQL
5 336 (71.49%) JavaScript
6 188 (40.00%) OO
7 170 (36.17%) jQuery
8 151 (32.13%) Zend
9 142 (30.21%) E-Commerce
9 142 (30.21%) MVC
10 140 (29.79%) OO PHP
11 131 (27.87%) Linux
11 131 (27.87%) Magento
12 110 (23.40%) HTML5
13 104 (22.13%) WordPress
13 104 (22.13%) OOP
14 103 (21.91%) SQL
15 100 (21.28%) PHP5
16 89 (18.94%) CMS
17 86 (18.30%) Agile Software Development
18 83 (17.66%) CSS3
19 81 (17.23%) Symfony
20 71 (15.11%) Git (software)
21 67 (14.26%) CodeIgniter
21 67 (14.26%) Marketing
22 65 (13.83%) Subversion
23 59 (12.55%) XHTML
24 54 (11.49%) LAMP
25 53 (11.28%) Ajax
26 49 (10.43%) SEO

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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
1 104 (22.13%) WordPress
2 89 (18.94%) CMS
3 43 (9.15%) Apache
4 37 (7.87%) Drupal
5 6 (1.28%) IIS
6 5 (1.06%) Facebook Platform
7 3 (0.64%) Node.js
8 2 (0.43%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.43%) nginx
9 1 (0.21%) Jetty
9 1 (0.21%) Tomcat
Applications
1 19 (4.04%) Photoshop
2 8 (1.70%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (1.28%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.21%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 131 (27.87%) Magento
2 7 (1.49%) Google Analytics
3 4 (0.85%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.43%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 15 (3.19%) SSL
2 13 (2.77%) Intranet
3 8 (1.70%) Internet
4 4 (0.85%) SSH
5 3 (0.64%) FTP
6 1 (0.21%) HTTP
6 1 (0.21%) DNS
6 1 (0.21%) PuTTY
6 1 (0.21%) WinSCP
6 1 (0.21%) OSPF
6 1 (0.21%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 346 (73.62%) MySQL
2 32 (6.81%) SQL Server
3 11 (2.34%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (1.49%) Relational Database
5 3 (0.64%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 71 (15.11%) Git (software)
2 65 (13.83%) Subversion
3 5 (1.06%) JIRA
3 5 (1.06%) PHPUnit
4 4 (0.85%) Selenium
5 3 (0.64%) Mercurial
5 3 (0.64%) Jasmine
6 2 (0.43%) Bitbucket
6 2 (0.43%) Phing
6 2 (0.43%) Dreamweaver
6 2 (0.43%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.43%) Behat
7 1 (0.21%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.21%) Ant
7 1 (0.21%) JUnit
7 1 (0.21%) Log4j
7 1 (0.21%) Maven
7 1 (0.21%) Jenkins
General
1 67 (14.26%) Marketing
2 15 (3.19%) Finance
3 14 (2.98%) Retail
4 10 (2.13%) Banking
5 6 (1.28%) Back Office
6 5 (1.06%) Legal
7 4 (0.85%) Advertising
7 4 (0.85%) Games
8 3 (0.64%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.21%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.21%) Automotive
9 1 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.21%) Online Betting
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 374 (79.57%) HTML
2 358 (76.17%) CSS
3 170 (36.17%) jQuery
4 110 (23.40%) HTML5
5 83 (17.66%) CSS3
6 81 (17.23%) Symfony
7 67 (14.26%) CodeIgniter
8 59 (12.55%) XHTML
9 54 (11.49%) LAMP
10 53 (11.28%) Ajax
11 38 (8.09%) XML
12 36 (7.66%) Laravel
13 30 (6.38%) REST
14 28 (5.96%) JSON
14 28 (5.96%) Zend Framework
15 27 (5.74%) SOAP
16 22 (4.68%) Yii
17 20 (4.26%) CakePHP
18 16 (3.40%) Sass
19 13 (2.77%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 30 (6.38%) Open Source
2 24 (5.11%) Computer Science
3 22 (4.68%) Mobile App
3 22 (4.68%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (2.13%) Online Banking
4 10 (2.13%) Graphic Design
5 8 (1.70%) W3C
5 8 (1.70%) User Experience
6 7 (1.49%) FMCG
7 6 (1.28%) Social Media
7 6 (1.28%) Mathematics
8 5 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (0.64%) Blog
9 3 (0.64%) iPhone
10 2 (0.43%) Digital Media
10 2 (0.43%) Web 2.0
11 1 (0.21%) Statistics
11 1 (0.21%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.21%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.21%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 131 (27.87%) Linux
2 23 (4.89%) Apple iOS
3 19 (4.04%) Android
4 11 (2.34%) UNIX
5 8 (1.70%) Windows
6 1 (0.21%) Solaris
6 1 (0.21%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 188 (40.00%) OO
2 142 (30.21%) E-Commerce
2 142 (30.21%) MVC
3 140 (29.79%) OO PHP
4 104 (22.13%) OOP
5 86 (18.30%) Agile Software Development
6 49 (10.43%) SEO
7 48 (10.21%) Web Development
8 23 (4.89%) Web Design
9 22 (4.68%) TDD
10 19 (4.04%) Unit Testing
11 18 (3.83%) Email Marketing
11 18 (3.83%) CRM
12 17 (3.62%) ERP
12 17 (3.62%) Digital Marketing
13 15 (3.19%) Automated Testing
14 12 (2.55%) Refactoring
14 12 (2.55%) Waterfall
15 11 (2.34%) Responsive Web Design
15 11 (2.34%) Online Marketing
Programming Languages
1 470 (100.00%) PHP
2 336 (71.49%) JavaScript
3 103 (21.91%) SQL
4 100 (21.28%) PHP5
5 16 (3.40%) Perl
6 11 (2.34%) C++
6 11 (2.34%) Java
7 9 (1.91%) Python
8 8 (1.70%) C#
9 6 (1.28%) Ruby
10 3 (0.64%) PowerHouse
11 2 (0.43%) PHP4
11 2 (0.43%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.21%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.21%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.21%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 46 (9.79%) Degree
2 5 (1.06%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.21%) MySQL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.70%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.21%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (0.85%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 1 (0.21%) Puppet
Vendors
1 151 (32.13%) Zend
2 19 (4.04%) Google
3 14 (2.98%) Adobe
4 11 (2.34%) Twitter
5 9 (1.91%) Facebook
6 5 (1.06%) F5
6 5 (1.06%) Oracle
7 3 (0.64%) Microsoft
7 3 (0.64%) Intel
8 2 (0.43%) Rackspace
8 2 (0.43%) New Relic
9 1 (0.21%) Percona
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