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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP Developer
Rank 67 56 99
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +43
Permanent jobs requiring a PHP Developer 281 295 191
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 3.79% 4.27% 2.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.01% 4.50% 2.77%
Number of salaries quoted 255 275 178
Average salary £31,500 £31,000 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.61% -0.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,100 £24,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £30,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.55%
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
7002 6556 6889
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.40% 94.81% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 6000 5616 6025
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £23,500
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 21 November 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 21 November 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 -9 184 £31,500 +5.00% 30
Lancashire +23 41 £30,000 +20.00% 9
Merseyside -3 29 £35,000 +7.69% 4
Cheshire -34 26 £32,500 -7.14% 5
Cumbria - 1 £29,000 -
PHP Developer
England

PHP Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 504 (100.00%) PHP
2 418 (82.94%) HTML
3 403 (79.96%) CSS
4 398 (78.97%) MySQL
5 375 (74.40%) JavaScript
6 235 (46.63%) jQuery
7 206 (40.87%) OO
8 187 (37.10%) MVC
9 171 (33.93%) Zend
10 160 (31.75%) Linux
11 146 (28.97%) OOP
12 139 (27.58%) SQL
13 134 (26.59%) E-Commerce
14 129 (25.60%) OO PHP
15 121 (24.01%) HTML5
16 119 (23.61%) Magento
16 119 (23.61%) WordPress
17 102 (20.24%) PHP5
18 98 (19.44%) CSS3
19 95 (18.85%) Agile Software Development
20 94 (18.65%) Git (software)
21 88 (17.46%) Symfony
22 83 (16.47%) CMS
23 75 (14.88%) CodeIgniter
24 71 (14.09%) Subversion
25 70 (13.89%) Ajax
26 61 (12.10%) Degree
27 52 (10.32%) LAMP
28 50 (9.92%) Marketing
29 49 (9.72%) Apache

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 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
1 119 (23.61%) WordPress
2 83 (16.47%) CMS
3 49 (9.72%) Apache
4 42 (8.33%) Drupal
5 13 (2.58%) Joomla!
6 11 (2.18%) Node.js
7 8 (1.59%) IIS
8 3 (0.60%) Facebook Platform
9 2 (0.40%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.40%) nginx
10 1 (0.20%) uWSGI
Applications
1 14 (2.78%) Photoshop
2 8 (1.59%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (0.99%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 5 (0.99%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.20%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 119 (23.61%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.99%) GitHub
2 4 (0.79%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.17%) SSL
1 16 (3.17%) Internet
2 13 (2.58%) Intranet
3 11 (2.18%) SSH
4 4 (0.79%) FTP
5 1 (0.20%) HTTP
5 1 (0.20%) DNS
5 1 (0.20%) PuTTY
5 1 (0.20%) WinSCP
5 1 (0.20%) OSPF
5 1 (0.20%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 398 (78.97%) MySQL
2 48 (9.52%) SQL Server
3 13 (2.58%) PostgreSQL
4 11 (2.18%) Relational Database
5 6 (1.19%) MongoDB
6 4 (0.79%) NoSQL
7 3 (0.60%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 94 (18.65%) Git (software)
2 71 (14.09%) Subversion
3 9 (1.79%) Flash Builder
4 8 (1.59%) PHPUnit
4 8 (1.59%) JIRA
5 6 (1.19%) Zend Studio
6 5 (0.99%) Bitbucket
6 5 (0.99%) Selenium
6 5 (0.99%) Behat
7 4 (0.79%) Mercurial
8 3 (0.60%) Jasmine
9 2 (0.40%) Visual Studio
9 2 (0.40%) Dreamweaver
10 1 (0.20%) Phing
10 1 (0.20%) Jenkins
General
1 50 (9.92%) Marketing
2 29 (5.75%) Finance
3 19 (3.77%) Retail
4 10 (1.98%) Advertising
5 9 (1.79%) Banking
6 8 (1.59%) Legal
7 7 (1.39%) Back Office
8 4 (0.79%) Games
8 4 (0.79%) Music Industry
9 3 (0.60%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.20%) Automotive
10 1 (0.20%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.20%) Online Betting
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 418 (82.94%) HTML
2 403 (79.96%) CSS
3 235 (46.63%) jQuery
4 121 (24.01%) HTML5
5 98 (19.44%) CSS3
6 88 (17.46%) Symfony
7 75 (14.88%) CodeIgniter
8 70 (13.89%) Ajax
9 52 (10.32%) LAMP
10 45 (8.93%) Laravel
11 43 (8.53%) SOAP
12 38 (7.54%) XHTML
13 37 (7.34%) Zend Framework
14 31 (6.15%) REST
15 28 (5.56%) XML
16 26 (5.16%) Web Services
17 23 (4.56%) Yii
18 22 (4.37%) Backbone.js
19 21 (4.17%) AngularJS
20 18 (3.57%) CakePHP
Miscellaneous
1 45 (8.93%) Mobile App
2 34 (6.75%) Open Source
3 26 (5.16%) Computer Science
4 14 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (2.18%) User Experience
5 11 (2.18%) Graphic Design
6 9 (1.79%) Online Banking
7 8 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (1.19%) Mathematics
9 5 (0.99%) Photography
9 5 (0.99%) W3C
9 5 (0.99%) Blog
10 4 (0.79%) Data Structures
11 3 (0.60%) Data Integration
11 3 (0.60%) iPhone
12 2 (0.40%) Telematics
12 2 (0.40%) Online Games
12 2 (0.40%) Social Media
13 1 (0.20%) Management Information System
13 1 (0.20%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 160 (31.75%) Linux
2 19 (3.77%) Apple iOS
3 15 (2.98%) Android
4 10 (1.98%) UNIX
5 8 (1.59%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 206 (40.87%) OO
2 187 (37.10%) MVC
3 146 (28.97%) OOP
4 134 (26.59%) E-Commerce
5 129 (25.60%) OO PHP
6 95 (18.85%) Agile Software Development
7 35 (6.94%) SEO
8 31 (6.15%) CRM
9 30 (5.95%) ERP
10 27 (5.36%) Mentoring
11 25 (4.96%) Web Development
12 23 (4.56%) TDD
13 22 (4.37%) Mobile Application Development
14 20 (3.97%) Unit Testing
15 15 (2.98%) Email Marketing
16 14 (2.78%) Automated Testing
16 14 (2.78%) Waterfall
17 13 (2.58%) Web Design
18 12 (2.38%) Digital Marketing
19 11 (2.18%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 504 (100.00%) PHP
2 375 (74.40%) JavaScript
3 139 (27.58%) SQL
4 102 (20.24%) PHP5
5 23 (4.56%) Perl
6 17 (3.37%) Python
7 11 (2.18%) C++
8 9 (1.79%) Java
9 8 (1.59%) C#
10 7 (1.39%) Ruby
11 6 (1.19%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.40%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 61 (12.10%) Degree
2 6 (1.19%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.20%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (0.79%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 1 (0.20%) Puppet
Vendors
1 171 (33.93%) Zend
2 25 (4.96%) Adobe
3 15 (2.98%) Twitter
4 13 (2.58%) Google
5 12 (2.38%) Facebook
6 8 (1.59%) Oracle
7 7 (1.39%) Rackspace
8 5 (0.99%) New Relic
8 5 (0.99%) F5
9 3 (0.60%) Intel
10 2 (0.40%) Microsoft
11 1 (0.20%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.20%) Sencha
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