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

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP Developer
Rank 69 72 115
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +43
Permanent jobs requiring a PHP Developer 255 215 162
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 3.44% 3.24% 2.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.63% 3.44% 2.34%
Number of salaries quoted 235 203 149
Average salary £31,500 £30,000 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -1.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,200 £24,000 £24,900
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
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
7019 6245 6933
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.63% 94.05% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 5866 5334 5900
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,500 £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 2 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 2 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
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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 +24 177 £32,500 +8.33% 32
Cheshire -22 31 £29,000 -3.33% 6
Merseyside -1 24 £33,000 +1.53% 3
Lancashire -6 19 £30,000 +20.00% 14
Cumbria - 3 £30,500 -
PHP Developer
England

PHP Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 2 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.

1 474 (100.00%) PHP
2 384 (81.01%) HTML
3 365 (77.00%) CSS
4 348 (73.42%) MySQL
5 339 (71.52%) JavaScript
6 188 (39.66%) OO
7 172 (36.29%) jQuery
8 148 (31.22%) Zend
9 147 (31.01%) MVC
10 145 (30.59%) E-Commerce
11 136 (28.69%) OO PHP
12 132 (27.85%) Magento
12 132 (27.85%) Linux
13 112 (23.63%) HTML5
14 110 (23.21%) OOP
14 110 (23.21%) SQL
15 107 (22.57%) WordPress
16 99 (20.89%) PHP5
17 88 (18.57%) Agile Software Development
18 85 (17.93%) CSS3
19 84 (17.72%) CMS
20 80 (16.88%) Symfony
21 66 (13.92%) CodeIgniter
21 66 (13.92%) Git (software)
22 61 (12.87%) Marketing
23 58 (12.24%) Subversion
24 56 (11.81%) Degree
25 55 (11.60%) Ajax
26 51 (10.76%) XHTML
27 50 (10.55%) LAMP

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

For the 6 months to 2 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
1 107 (22.57%) WordPress
2 84 (17.72%) CMS
3 45 (9.49%) Apache
4 39 (8.23%) Drupal
5 7 (1.48%) IIS
6 5 (1.05%) Facebook Platform
7 4 (0.84%) Node.js
8 2 (0.42%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.42%) nginx
9 1 (0.21%) Joomla!
Applications
1 17 (3.59%) Photoshop
2 8 (1.69%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (1.27%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.21%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 132 (27.85%) Magento
2 7 (1.48%) Google Analytics
3 4 (0.84%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.84%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.38%) SSL
2 13 (2.74%) Intranet
3 9 (1.90%) Internet
4 5 (1.05%) SSH
5 4 (0.84%) 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
1 348 (73.42%) MySQL
2 33 (6.96%) SQL Server
3 11 (2.32%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (1.48%) Relational Database
5 5 (1.05%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 66 (13.92%) Git (software)
2 58 (12.24%) Subversion
3 7 (1.48%) PHPUnit
4 4 (0.84%) Behat
4 4 (0.84%) JIRA
4 4 (0.84%) Selenium
4 4 (0.84%) Bitbucket
5 3 (0.63%) Jasmine
5 3 (0.63%) Mercurial
6 2 (0.42%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.42%) Phing
6 2 (0.42%) Dreamweaver
7 1 (0.21%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.21%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.21%) Flash Builder
General
1 61 (12.87%) Marketing
2 18 (3.80%) Finance
3 14 (2.95%) Retail
4 10 (2.11%) Banking
5 7 (1.48%) Back Office
6 6 (1.27%) Legal
7 5 (1.05%) Games
8 4 (0.84%) Advertising
9 3 (0.63%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.21%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.21%) Automotive
10 1 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.21%) Online Betting
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 384 (81.01%) HTML
2 365 (77.00%) CSS
3 172 (36.29%) jQuery
4 112 (23.63%) HTML5
5 85 (17.93%) CSS3
6 80 (16.88%) Symfony
7 66 (13.92%) CodeIgniter
8 55 (11.60%) Ajax
9 51 (10.76%) XHTML
10 50 (10.55%) LAMP
11 36 (7.59%) Laravel
12 32 (6.75%) XML
13 29 (6.12%) Zend Framework
13 29 (6.12%) SOAP
14 26 (5.49%) REST
15 22 (4.64%) JSON
16 20 (4.22%) CakePHP
17 19 (4.01%) Yii
18 16 (3.38%) Sass
19 15 (3.16%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 34 (7.17%) Open Source
2 29 (6.12%) Computer Science
3 27 (5.70%) Mobile App
4 20 (4.22%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (2.11%) User Experience
5 10 (2.11%) Online Banking
5 10 (2.11%) Graphic Design
6 7 (1.48%) W3C
6 7 (1.48%) FMCG
7 6 (1.27%) Mathematics
8 5 (1.05%) Blog
8 5 (1.05%) Social Media
8 5 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (0.63%) iPhone
10 2 (0.42%) Telematics
10 2 (0.42%) Online Games
11 1 (0.21%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.21%) Web 2.0
11 1 (0.21%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.21%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 132 (27.85%) Linux
2 25 (5.27%) Apple iOS
3 21 (4.43%) Android
4 11 (2.32%) UNIX
5 8 (1.69%) Windows
6 1 (0.21%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 188 (39.66%) OO
2 147 (31.01%) MVC
3 145 (30.59%) E-Commerce
4 136 (28.69%) OO PHP
5 110 (23.21%) OOP
6 88 (18.57%) Agile Software Development
7 49 (10.34%) SEO
8 43 (9.07%) Web Development
9 22 (4.64%) CRM
10 21 (4.43%) ERP
10 21 (4.43%) TDD
11 19 (4.01%) Unit Testing
12 18 (3.80%) Email Marketing
13 17 (3.59%) Web Design
14 16 (3.38%) Digital Marketing
14 16 (3.38%) Automated Testing
15 13 (2.74%) Mentoring
16 12 (2.53%) Waterfall
17 11 (2.32%) Responsive Web Design
17 11 (2.32%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 474 (100.00%) PHP
2 339 (71.52%) JavaScript
3 110 (23.21%) SQL
4 99 (20.89%) PHP5
5 18 (3.80%) Perl
6 11 (2.32%) C++
6 11 (2.32%) Python
7 10 (2.11%) Java
8 8 (1.69%) C#
9 6 (1.27%) Ruby
10 3 (0.63%) Bash Shell
10 3 (0.63%) PowerHouse
11 2 (0.42%) PHP4
11 2 (0.42%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.21%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.21%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 56 (11.81%) Degree
2 6 (1.27%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.21%) MySQL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.27%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.21%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (0.84%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 1 (0.21%) Puppet
Vendors
1 148 (31.22%) Zend
2 19 (4.01%) Google
3 13 (2.74%) Adobe
3 13 (2.74%) Twitter
4 9 (1.90%) Facebook
5 5 (1.05%) F5
6 4 (0.84%) Rackspace
6 4 (0.84%) New Relic
7 3 (0.63%) Intel
7 3 (0.63%) Oracle
7 3 (0.63%) Microsoft
8 1 (0.21%) Percona
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