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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP Developer
Rank 69 67 104
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +37
Permanent jobs requiring a PHP Developer 267 247 172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 3.55% 3.64% 2.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.77% 3.85% 2.50%
Number of salaries quoted 247 232 160
Average salary £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,300 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,400 £40,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
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
7087 6412 6868
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.18% 94.47% 96.62%
Number of salaries quoted 5970 5501 5910
Average salary £38,500 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.47% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £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 24 October 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 24 October 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
Manchester +19 185 £30,500 +1.66% 31
Lancashire +7 28 £30,000 +20.00% 12
Cheshire -32 28 £30,000 -7.69% 2
Merseyside -6 22 £35,000 +7.69% 3
Cumbria - 2 £29,750 -
PHP Developer
England

PHP Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 487 (100.00%) PHP
2 393 (80.70%) HTML
3 374 (76.80%) CSS
4 364 (74.74%) MySQL
5 351 (72.07%) JavaScript
6 196 (40.25%) jQuery
7 192 (39.43%) OO
8 164 (33.68%) MVC
9 161 (33.06%) Zend
10 144 (29.57%) Linux
11 135 (27.72%) E-Commerce
12 127 (26.08%) SQL
12 127 (26.08%) OO PHP
13 124 (25.46%) Magento
13 124 (25.46%) OOP
14 111 (22.79%) WordPress
15 107 (21.97%) HTML5
16 98 (20.12%) PHP5
17 93 (19.10%) Agile Software Development
18 86 (17.66%) CSS3
19 83 (17.04%) Symfony
20 80 (16.43%) CMS
21 73 (14.99%) Git (software)
22 67 (13.76%) CodeIgniter
23 59 (12.11%) Degree
24 58 (11.91%) Subversion
25 57 (11.70%) Ajax
26 54 (11.09%) Marketing
27 46 (9.45%) LAMP
28 45 (9.24%) Apache

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 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
1 111 (22.79%) WordPress
2 80 (16.43%) CMS
3 45 (9.24%) Apache
4 41 (8.42%) Drupal
5 8 (1.64%) IIS
5 8 (1.64%) Node.js
6 5 (1.03%) Joomla!
6 5 (1.03%) Facebook Platform
7 2 (0.41%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.21%) nginx
Applications
1 15 (3.08%) Photoshop
2 8 (1.64%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (1.23%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.21%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 124 (25.46%) Magento
2 4 (0.82%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.41%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.03%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 17 (3.49%) SSL
2 13 (2.67%) Intranet
3 12 (2.46%) Internet
4 6 (1.23%) SSH
5 4 (0.82%) 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
1 364 (74.74%) MySQL
2 40 (8.21%) SQL Server
3 11 (2.26%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (1.85%) Relational Database
5 5 (1.03%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 73 (14.99%) Git (software)
2 58 (11.91%) Subversion
3 8 (1.64%) PHPUnit
4 5 (1.03%) Behat
4 5 (1.03%) Flash Builder
4 5 (1.03%) Bitbucket
4 5 (1.03%) JIRA
4 5 (1.03%) Selenium
5 3 (0.62%) Zend Studio
5 3 (0.62%) Mercurial
5 3 (0.62%) Jasmine
6 2 (0.41%) Dreamweaver
6 2 (0.41%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.21%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.21%) Phing
7 1 (0.21%) Jenkins
General
1 54 (11.09%) Marketing
2 23 (4.72%) Finance
3 15 (3.08%) Retail
4 10 (2.05%) Banking
5 8 (1.64%) Legal
6 7 (1.44%) Back Office
7 6 (1.23%) Advertising
7 6 (1.23%) Games
8 3 (0.62%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.41%) Music Industry
10 1 (0.21%) Online Betting
10 1 (0.21%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.21%) Automotive
10 1 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 393 (80.70%) HTML
2 374 (76.80%) CSS
3 196 (40.25%) jQuery
4 107 (21.97%) HTML5
5 86 (17.66%) CSS3
6 83 (17.04%) Symfony
7 67 (13.76%) CodeIgniter
8 57 (11.70%) Ajax
9 46 (9.45%) LAMP
10 43 (8.83%) XHTML
11 39 (8.01%) Laravel
12 34 (6.98%) SOAP
13 33 (6.78%) Zend Framework
14 30 (6.16%) XML
15 27 (5.54%) REST
16 21 (4.31%) Yii
17 18 (3.70%) CakePHP
18 17 (3.49%) Web Services
18 17 (3.49%) PhoneGap
19 15 (3.08%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 39 (8.01%) Open Source
2 33 (6.78%) Mobile App
3 27 (5.54%) Computer Science
4 20 (4.11%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (2.26%) Graphic Design
6 10 (2.05%) Online Banking
6 10 (2.05%) User Experience
7 6 (1.23%) Mathematics
7 6 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (1.03%) Blog
9 4 (0.82%) FMCG
9 4 (0.82%) Social Media
9 4 (0.82%) W3C
10 3 (0.62%) iPhone
10 3 (0.62%) Data Structures
11 2 (0.41%) Telematics
11 2 (0.41%) Online Games
12 1 (0.21%) Management Information System
12 1 (0.21%) Web 2.0
12 1 (0.21%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 144 (29.57%) Linux
2 22 (4.52%) Apple iOS
3 18 (3.70%) Android
4 12 (2.46%) UNIX
5 8 (1.64%) Windows
6 1 (0.21%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 192 (39.43%) OO
2 164 (33.68%) MVC
3 135 (27.72%) E-Commerce
4 127 (26.08%) OO PHP
5 124 (25.46%) OOP
6 93 (19.10%) Agile Software Development
7 44 (9.03%) SEO
8 35 (7.19%) Web Development
9 28 (5.75%) CRM
10 27 (5.54%) ERP
11 22 (4.52%) TDD
12 20 (4.11%) Mentoring
13 19 (3.90%) Unit Testing
14 17 (3.49%) Email Marketing
14 17 (3.49%) Automated Testing
15 15 (3.08%) Digital Marketing
16 14 (2.87%) Web Design
16 14 (2.87%) Mobile Application Development
16 14 (2.87%) Waterfall
17 10 (2.05%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 487 (100.00%) PHP
2 351 (72.07%) JavaScript
3 127 (26.08%) SQL
4 98 (20.12%) PHP5
5 21 (4.31%) Perl
6 12 (2.46%) C++
6 12 (2.46%) Python
7 9 (1.85%) Java
8 7 (1.44%) C#
9 6 (1.23%) Bash Shell
9 6 (1.23%) PowerHouse
9 6 (1.23%) Ruby
10 2 (0.41%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 59 (12.11%) Degree
2 6 (1.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (0.82%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.21%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (0.82%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 1 (0.21%) Puppet
Vendors
1 161 (33.06%) Zend
2 17 (3.49%) Google
2 17 (3.49%) Adobe
3 16 (3.29%) Twitter
4 12 (2.46%) Facebook
5 6 (1.23%) Oracle
6 5 (1.03%) F5
6 5 (1.03%) Rackspace
6 5 (1.03%) New Relic
7 3 (0.62%) Intel
8 2 (0.41%) Microsoft
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