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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP Developer
Rank 55 53 78
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a PHP Developer 293 308 243
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 4.40% 4.73% 3.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.63% 4.98% 3.48%
Number of salaries quoted 264 272 229
Average salary £34,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.61% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £46,500 £38,500
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £32,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +3.17%
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
6327 6179 6981
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.04% 94.93% 95.89%
Number of salaries quoted 5198 5106 5863
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
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 6 March 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 6 March 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 0 188 £34,000 +9.67% 35
Cheshire +6 46 £36,250 +6.61% 11
Merseyside -5 34 £36,000 +10.76% 7
Lancashire +6 26 £26,250 -12.50% 7
Cumbria - 3 £24,750 -
PHP Developer
England

PHP Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 6 March 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.

1 577 (100.00%) PHP
2 464 (80.42%) HTML
3 427 (74.00%) MySQL
4 426 (73.83%) CSS
5 408 (70.71%) JavaScript
6 275 (47.66%) jQuery
7 245 (42.46%) OO
8 244 (42.29%) MVC
9 200 (34.66%) OOP
10 174 (30.16%) Linux
11 160 (27.73%) Zend
12 151 (26.17%) HTML5
13 125 (21.66%) Symfony
14 123 (21.32%) E-Commerce
14 123 (21.32%) OO PHP
15 115 (19.93%) CSS3
16 113 (19.58%) Git (software)
17 111 (19.24%) Magento
18 107 (18.54%) SQL
19 98 (16.98%) Ajax
20 89 (15.42%) PHP5
21 85 (14.73%) Laravel
22 81 (14.04%) Agile Software Development
23 79 (13.69%) WordPress
24 75 (13.00%) CodeIgniter
25 74 (12.82%) CMS
26 72 (12.48%) Finance
27 70 (12.13%) LAMP
28 68 (11.79%) Apache
29 62 (10.75%) Subversion

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

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 79 (13.69%) WordPress
2 74 (12.82%) CMS
3 68 (11.79%) Apache
4 48 (8.32%) Drupal
5 19 (3.29%) Joomla!
6 15 (2.60%) Node.js
7 5 (0.87%) IIS
8 3 (0.52%) nginx
9 1 (0.17%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.17%) Oracle Application Server
9 1 (0.17%) uWSGI
Applications
1 13 (2.25%) Photoshop
2 9 (1.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (0.35%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.35%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 111 (19.24%) Magento
2 1 (0.17%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.56%) GitHub
2 5 (0.87%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.17%) SaaS
3 1 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.08%) Internet
2 11 (1.91%) Wireless
3 10 (1.73%) SSH
4 7 (1.21%) SSL
5 2 (0.35%) Intranet
6 1 (0.17%) Extranet
6 1 (0.17%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 427 (74.00%) MySQL
2 41 (7.11%) SQL Server
3 13 (2.25%) Relational Database
4 11 (1.91%) MongoDB
5 7 (1.21%) Big Data
6 5 (0.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (0.87%) NoSQL
7 3 (0.52%) Redis
7 3 (0.52%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (0.52%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (0.17%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 113 (19.58%) Git (software)
2 62 (10.75%) Subversion
3 15 (2.60%) PHPUnit
4 12 (2.08%) Selenium
5 11 (1.91%) Flash Builder
6 9 (1.56%) JIRA
7 8 (1.39%) Hudson
7 8 (1.39%) Jenkins
8 7 (1.21%) TeamCity
9 6 (1.04%) Mercurial
9 6 (1.04%) Behat
9 6 (1.04%) Zend Studio
10 5 (0.87%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 5 (0.87%) Bitbucket
11 4 (0.69%) PhpStorm
12 1 (0.17%) Bower
12 1 (0.17%) Xdebug
12 1 (0.17%) Grunt
12 1 (0.17%) Dreamweaver
12 1 (0.17%) Maven
General
1 72 (12.48%) Finance
2 40 (6.93%) Marketing
3 34 (5.89%) Retail
4 12 (2.08%) Financial Institution
5 9 (1.56%) Music Industry
6 8 (1.39%) Back Office
6 8 (1.39%) Advertising
7 7 (1.21%) Games
8 6 (1.04%) Legal
9 2 (0.35%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.17%) Automotive
10 1 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.17%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 464 (80.42%) HTML
2 426 (73.83%) CSS
3 275 (47.66%) jQuery
4 151 (26.17%) HTML5
5 125 (21.66%) Symfony
6 115 (19.93%) CSS3
7 98 (16.98%) Ajax
8 85 (14.73%) Laravel
9 75 (13.00%) CodeIgniter
10 70 (12.13%) LAMP
11 53 (9.19%) AngularJS
12 49 (8.49%) SOAP
13 44 (7.63%) CakePHP
14 42 (7.28%) REST
15 37 (6.41%) XHTML
15 37 (6.41%) XML
16 36 (6.24%) Yii
17 29 (5.03%) Web Services
17 29 (5.03%) Zend Framework
18 23 (3.99%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 46 (7.97%) Mobile App
2 21 (3.64%) User Experience
3 19 (3.29%) Open Source
4 18 (3.12%) Computer Science
5 15 (2.60%) Data Integration
5 15 (2.60%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (1.91%) Enterprise Software
7 9 (1.56%) W3C
8 7 (1.21%) Photography
9 6 (1.04%) Data Structures
10 5 (0.87%) Blog
11 4 (0.69%) Graphic Design
12 3 (0.52%) Social Network
12 3 (0.52%) EPoS
13 2 (0.35%) Social Media
14 1 (0.17%) Telematics
14 1 (0.17%) Online Games
14 1 (0.17%) Animation
14 1 (0.17%) Video Editing
14 1 (0.17%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 174 (30.16%) Linux
2 10 (1.73%) Android
2 10 (1.73%) Apple iOS
3 9 (1.56%) UNIX
4 3 (0.52%) Windows
5 2 (0.35%) Debian
5 2 (0.35%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 245 (42.46%) OO
2 244 (42.29%) MVC
3 200 (34.66%) OOP
4 123 (21.32%) E-Commerce
4 123 (21.32%) OO PHP
5 81 (14.04%) Agile Software Development
6 49 (8.49%) TDD
7 45 (7.80%) Web Development
8 35 (6.07%) Unit Testing
9 30 (5.20%) Mobile Application Development
10 25 (4.33%) Mentoring
11 24 (4.16%) ERP
11 24 (4.16%) CRM
12 23 (3.99%) Web Design
13 17 (2.95%) SEO
13 17 (2.95%) Scrum
14 11 (1.91%) Continuous Integration
14 11 (1.91%) Risk Management
14 11 (1.91%) Customer Engagement
15 10 (1.73%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 577 (100.00%) PHP
2 408 (70.71%) JavaScript
3 107 (18.54%) SQL
4 89 (15.42%) PHP5
5 16 (2.77%) Python
6 14 (2.43%) Perl
7 12 (2.08%) C#
8 10 (1.73%) Java
9 8 (1.39%) C
10 7 (1.21%) Ruby
11 6 (1.04%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.35%) C++
Qualifications
1 55 (9.53%) Degree
2 9 (1.56%) VCP4
3 2 (0.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.08%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (0.69%) Vagrant
1 4 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.17%) Ansible
2 1 (0.17%) Webmin
2 1 (0.17%) Capistrano
2 1 (0.17%) Puppet
Vendors
1 160 (27.73%) Zend
2 21 (3.64%) Adobe
3 16 (2.77%) Facebook
4 15 (2.60%) Twitter
5 9 (1.56%) Salesforce.com
6 8 (1.39%) Oracle
6 8 (1.39%) Rackspace
7 7 (1.21%) Google
8 6 (1.04%) Perforce
9 5 (0.87%) New Relic
10 1 (0.17%) Sencha
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