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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP Developer
Rank 102 75 61
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a PHP Developer 178 239 255
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.60% 3.21% 3.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.73% 3.39% 3.94%
Number of salaries quoted 166 216 242
Average salary £33,750 £30,250 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.57% +0.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,250 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £36,900
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -1.53%
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
6528 7056 6464
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.51% 94.84% 94.30%
Number of salaries quoted 5429 5734 5556
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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
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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 -19 118 £33,500 +3.07% 30
Cheshire +12 31 £35,000 +20.68% 12
Merseyside -9 15 £35,000 +20.68% 3
Lancashire 0 14 £26,000 -13.33% 10
PHP Developer
England

PHP Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

1 369 (100.00%) PHP
2 302 (81.84%) HTML
3 282 (76.42%) CSS
4 273 (73.98%) MySQL
5 263 (71.27%) JavaScript
6 191 (51.76%) jQuery
7 124 (33.60%) OO
8 119 (32.25%) Linux
9 111 (30.08%) MVC
10 108 (29.27%) OOP
11 105 (28.46%) WordPress
12 102 (27.64%) Zend
13 99 (26.83%) Git (software)
14 82 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
15 80 (21.68%) Magento
16 77 (20.87%) HTML5
16 77 (20.87%) Web Development
17 68 (18.43%) Symfony
18 61 (16.53%) CMS
18 61 (16.53%) CSS3
19 57 (15.45%) Laravel
20 56 (15.18%) E-Commerce
21 54 (14.63%) OO PHP
22 53 (14.36%) Marketing
23 52 (14.09%) LAMP
24 50 (13.55%) XML
25 49 (13.28%) Apache
25 49 (13.28%) Finance
26 44 (11.92%) Ajax
27 43 (11.65%) AngularJS

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 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
1 105 (28.46%) WordPress
2 61 (16.53%) CMS
3 49 (13.28%) Apache
4 42 (11.38%) Drupal
5 19 (5.15%) Node.js
6 9 (2.44%) nginx
7 8 (2.17%) Joomla!
7 8 (2.17%) Elasticsearch
8 5 (1.36%) concrete5
9 4 (1.08%) SilverStripe
10 3 (0.81%) Confluence
10 3 (0.81%) IIS
11 2 (0.54%) Moodle
12 1 (0.27%) Apache Solr
12 1 (0.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (3.25%) Adobe Illustrator
2 10 (2.71%) Photoshop
3 8 (2.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 6 (1.63%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (1.36%) MS Excel
6 1 (0.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 80 (21.68%) Magento
2 4 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (3.52%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (2.44%) Google Analytics
3 6 (1.63%) GitHub
4 4 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (1.08%) SaaS
5 1 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 21 (5.69%) Internet
2 11 (2.98%) SSH
3 7 (1.90%) SSL
4 4 (1.08%) Wireless
4 4 (1.08%) Unified Communications
4 4 (1.08%) PuTTY
5 3 (0.81%) Asterisk PBX
6 2 (0.54%) SMS
7 1 (0.27%) LAN
7 1 (0.27%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 273 (73.98%) MySQL
2 33 (8.94%) Relational Database
3 19 (5.15%) SQL Server
4 17 (4.61%) PostgreSQL
5 16 (4.34%) Big Data
6 10 (2.71%) MongoDB
7 3 (0.81%) Redis
8 2 (0.54%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (0.54%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.54%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.27%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.27%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.27%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 99 (26.83%) Git (software)
2 37 (10.03%) Subversion
3 24 (6.50%) Grunt
4 18 (4.88%) PHPUnit
5 10 (2.71%) PhpStorm
6 5 (1.36%) Jenkins
7 4 (1.08%) Mercurial
8 3 (0.81%) Redmine
8 3 (0.81%) JIRA
8 3 (0.81%) Eclipse
8 3 (0.81%) Dreamweaver
9 2 (0.54%) NetBeans
10 1 (0.27%) Zend Studio
10 1 (0.27%) Behat
10 1 (0.27%) Phing
General
1 53 (14.36%) Marketing
2 49 (13.28%) Finance
3 9 (2.44%) Telecoms
3 9 (2.44%) Retail
4 7 (1.90%) Back Office
5 6 (1.63%) Advertising
5 6 (1.63%) Multimedia
6 5 (1.36%) Music Industry
7 4 (1.08%) Games
7 4 (1.08%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.81%) Automotive
9 2 (0.54%) Banking
10 1 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.27%) Publishing
10 1 (0.27%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 302 (81.84%) HTML
2 282 (76.42%) CSS
3 191 (51.76%) jQuery
4 77 (20.87%) HTML5
5 68 (18.43%) Symfony
6 61 (16.53%) CSS3
7 57 (15.45%) Laravel
8 52 (14.09%) LAMP
9 50 (13.55%) XML
10 44 (11.92%) Ajax
11 43 (11.65%) AngularJS
12 40 (10.84%) CakePHP
13 35 (9.49%) Sass
14 34 (9.21%) XHTML
15 32 (8.67%) REST
16 31 (8.40%) Yii
17 30 (8.13%) Web Services
18 26 (7.05%) CodeIgniter
19 25 (6.78%) JSON
20 19 (5.15%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 43 (11.65%) User Experience
2 14 (3.79%) W3C
3 12 (3.25%) Social Media
3 12 (3.25%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (2.44%) Computer Science
5 6 (1.63%) Animation
5 6 (1.63%) Video Editing
5 6 (1.63%) Data Centre
6 4 (1.08%) Mobile App
7 3 (0.81%) New Media
8 2 (0.54%) NHS
8 2 (0.54%) Replication
9 1 (0.27%) Derivative
9 1 (0.27%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.27%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.27%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 119 (32.25%) Linux
2 13 (3.52%) Windows
3 9 (2.44%) Ubuntu
4 7 (1.90%) CentOS
5 6 (1.63%) Mac OS X
6 5 (1.36%) UNIX
6 5 (1.36%) Android
6 5 (1.36%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.81%) openSUSE
8 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (33.60%) OO
2 111 (30.08%) MVC
3 108 (29.27%) OOP
4 82 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 77 (20.87%) Web Development
6 56 (15.18%) E-Commerce
7 54 (14.63%) OO PHP
8 33 (8.94%) Scrum
9 27 (7.32%) SEO
10 26 (7.05%) TDD
11 25 (6.78%) Analytics
12 23 (6.23%) Web Design
13 20 (5.42%) Content Management
14 16 (4.34%) Pay per click
14 16 (4.34%) Digital Marketing
15 14 (3.79%) Software Engineering
16 13 (3.52%) Unit Testing
16 13 (3.52%) Web Marketing
16 13 (3.52%) Responsive Web Design
17 12 (3.25%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 369 (100.00%) PHP
2 263 (71.27%) JavaScript
3 34 (9.21%) PHP5
3 34 (9.21%) SQL
4 17 (4.61%) Perl
5 15 (4.07%) Java
6 9 (2.44%) C#
6 9 (2.44%) Bash Shell
7 6 (1.63%) Shell Script
8 5 (1.36%) Ruby
8 5 (1.36%) Python
8 5 (1.36%) XQuery
9 4 (1.08%) C++
9 4 (1.08%) C
10 2 (0.54%) PHP4
Qualifications
1 18 (4.88%) Degree
2 1 (0.27%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.90%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (0.81%) logstash
2 2 (0.54%) Vagrant
2 2 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 102 (27.64%) Zend
2 19 (5.15%) Salesforce.com
3 17 (4.61%) Perforce
3 17 (4.61%) Google
4 15 (4.07%) Adobe
5 7 (1.90%) Twitter
6 5 (1.36%) Oracle
6 5 (1.36%) Microsoft
7 4 (1.08%) Red Hat
8 3 (0.81%) SaltStack
8 3 (0.81%) Atlassian
8 3 (0.81%) Facebook
9 2 (0.54%) Apple
9 2 (0.54%) Sony
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