The table below looks at the statistics for PHP skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PHP
England / North West
Rank 22 24 23
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Permanent jobs citing PHP 506 405 586
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 8.41% 7.17% 8.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.47% 14.33% 16.69%
Number of salaries quoted 428 347 514
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

Programming Languages Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
3498 2827 3511
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 58.13% 50.05% 50.42%
Number of salaries quoted 3017 2423 3083
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing PHP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

PHP Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

PHP
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PHP across the North West region.

PHP Salary Trend in the North West

PHP
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PHP across the North West region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017.

PHP Salary Histogram in the North West

PHP
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PHP within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +3 380 £35,000 - 76
Cheshire -7 50 £37,500 +7.14% 18
Lancashire +12 47 £32,500 +8.33% 25
Merseyside -5 26 £37,500 +7.14% 3
PHP
England

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, IT jobs citing PHP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for PHP.

1 614 (59.96%) HTML
2 575 (56.15%) JavaScript
3 549 (53.61%) CSS
4 526 (51.37%) MySQL
5 386 (37.70%) jQuery
6 371 (36.23%) Agile Software Development
7 303 (29.59%) MVC
8 292 (28.52%) Git (software)
9 255 (24.90%) Web Development
10 236 (23.05%) OO
11 217 (21.19%) Linux
12 213 (20.80%) Laravel
13 211 (20.61%) HTML5
14 187 (18.26%) SQL
15 186 (18.16%) OOP
16 181 (17.68%) Degree
17 177 (17.29%) E-Commerce
18 163 (15.92%) WordPress
19 154 (15.04%) Java
20 147 (14.36%) LAMP
21 146 (14.26%) iPad
22 140 (13.67%) .NET
23 131 (12.79%) Software Engineering
24 130 (12.70%) AngularJS
25 124 (12.11%) Magento
26 117 (11.43%) CSS3
27 115 (11.23%) Scrum
28 110 (10.74%) Node.js
28 110 (10.74%) User Experience
29 109 (10.64%) Symfony

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 163 (15.92%) WordPress
2 72 (7.03%) Apache
3 55 (5.37%) CMS
4 29 (2.83%) Drupal
5 28 (2.73%) nginx
6 16 (1.56%) SharePoint
7 10 (0.98%) Apache Spark
7 10 (0.98%) OpenStack
8 8 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
9 7 (0.68%) IIS
10 5 (0.49%) ColdFusion
11 4 (0.39%) Joomla!
11 4 (0.39%) SilverStripe
12 2 (0.20%) Apache Solr
12 2 (0.20%) Umbraco
13 1 (0.098%) ExpressionEngine
13 1 (0.098%) JBoss
13 1 (0.098%) MS Exchange
13 1 (0.098%) Tomcat
13 1 (0.098%) WebSphere
Applications
1 35 (3.42%) Photoshop
2 22 (2.15%) MS Excel
3 12 (1.17%) Adobe Illustrator
4 9 (0.88%) MS Office
5 4 (0.39%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.098%) InDesign
6 1 (0.098%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 124 (12.11%) Magento
2 6 (0.59%) Payment Gateway
3 5 (0.49%) OpenCart
4 2 (0.20%) osCommerce
4 2 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.098%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.098%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 91 (8.89%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (3.52%) GitHub
3 23 (2.25%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (1.17%) Amazon S3
5 7 (0.68%) Google Cloud Platform
6 6 (0.59%) SaaS
7 5 (0.49%) Sage Pay
8 3 (0.29%) Google Play
9 2 (0.20%) Amazon SQS
9 2 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.20%) Firebase
9 2 (0.20%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.098%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.098%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 1 (0.098%) Amazon EMR
10 1 (0.098%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.098%) Heroku
10 1 (0.098%) IaaS
10 1 (0.098%) Office 365
10 1 (0.098%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (4.10%) Internet
2 38 (3.71%) DNS
3 21 (2.05%) Firewall
3 21 (2.05%) HTTP
4 17 (1.66%) TCP/IP
5 11 (1.07%) VoIP
5 11 (1.07%) WAN
6 10 (0.98%) Asterisk PBX
7 9 (0.88%) Broadband
7 9 (0.88%) Ethernet
7 9 (0.88%) IPv6
7 9 (0.88%) SMTP
7 9 (0.88%) TACACS
7 9 (0.88%) Wi-Fi
8 6 (0.59%) FTP
9 4 (0.39%) LAN
10 3 (0.29%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (0.29%) SAN
11 2 (0.20%) Cisco IOS
11 2 (0.20%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 526 (51.37%) MySQL
2 95 (9.28%) SQL Server
3 51 (4.98%) NoSQL
4 33 (3.22%) Relational Database
5 30 (2.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 29 (2.83%) RDBMS
7 27 (2.64%) PostgreSQL
8 22 (2.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 19 (1.86%) MongoDB
10 18 (1.76%) Big Data
10 18 (1.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 15 (1.46%) SQL Server 2014
12 8 (0.78%) Oracle Database
13 7 (0.68%) Crystal Reports
14 6 (0.59%) SQL Server 2005
15 5 (0.49%) Hadoop
15 5 (0.49%) Redis
15 5 (0.49%) SQL Server 2008
16 4 (0.39%) CouchDB
16 4 (0.39%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 292 (28.52%) Git (software)
2 51 (4.98%) JIRA
3 49 (4.79%) Subversion
4 35 (3.42%) Visual Studio
5 26 (2.54%) Jenkins
6 22 (2.15%) Team Foundation Server
7 18 (1.76%) Vagrant
8 14 (1.37%) Bitbucket
8 14 (1.37%) gulp
9 13 (1.27%) Grunt
10 12 (1.17%) Selenium
11 8 (0.78%) Mercurial
11 8 (0.78%) PHPUnit
12 7 (0.68%) Cucumber
12 7 (0.68%) git-flow
13 6 (0.59%) Travis CI
14 5 (0.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 5 (0.49%) CircleCI
14 5 (0.49%) HP UFT
14 5 (0.49%) Maven
General
1 81 (7.91%) Retail
2 73 (7.13%) Marketing
3 56 (5.47%) Finance
4 33 (3.22%) Advertising
5 27 (2.64%) Games
6 24 (2.34%) Electronics
7 22 (2.15%) Telecoms
8 19 (1.86%) Manufacturing
9 13 (1.27%) Banking
10 7 (0.68%) Multimedia
11 6 (0.59%) Publishing
12 4 (0.39%) Legal
13 3 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.20%) Back Office
14 2 (0.20%) Front Office
14 2 (0.20%) Investment Banking
15 1 (0.098%) Law
Job Titles
1 754 (73.63%) Developer
2 488 (47.66%) PHP Developer
3 145 (14.16%) Web Developer
4 110 (10.74%) Senior Developer
5 88 (8.59%) Senior PHP Developer
6 84 (8.20%) JavaScript Developer
7 83 (8.11%) PHP Web Developer
8 81 (7.91%) Lead Developer
9 73 (7.13%) Software Developer
10 67 (6.54%) Lead PHP Developer
11 63 (6.15%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 59 (5.76%) Junior
13 56 (5.47%) Junior Developer
14 55 (5.37%) HTML Developer
15 53 (5.18%) HTML CSS Developer
16 51 (4.98%) Architect
17 46 (4.49%) Software Engineer
18 41 (4.00%) Full Stack Developer
18 41 (4.00%) Team Leader
19 40 (3.91%) PHP MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 614 (59.96%) HTML
2 549 (53.61%) CSS
3 386 (37.70%) jQuery
4 213 (20.80%) Laravel
5 211 (20.61%) HTML5
6 147 (14.36%) LAMP
7 140 (13.67%) .NET
8 130 (12.70%) AngularJS
9 117 (11.43%) CSS3
10 110 (10.74%) Node.js
11 109 (10.64%) Symfony
12 95 (9.28%) Ajax
13 83 (8.11%) Web Services
14 78 (7.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 67 (6.54%) XML
16 65 (6.35%) Sass
17 59 (5.76%) ASP.NET
18 44 (4.30%) REST
19 31 (3.03%) RESTful
19 31 (3.03%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 146 (14.26%) iPad
2 110 (10.74%) User Experience
3 105 (10.25%) Computer Science
4 101 (9.86%) Analytical Skills
5 50 (4.88%) Mobile App
6 40 (3.91%) Algorithms
7 29 (2.83%) Data Structures
8 18 (1.76%) Clustering
9 16 (1.56%) Linux Command Line
10 12 (1.17%) Device Driver
11 8 (0.78%) Replication
12 7 (0.68%) Blog
12 7 (0.68%) iPhone
12 7 (0.68%) Social Media
13 6 (0.59%) Digital Media
13 6 (0.59%) Enterprise Software
13 6 (0.59%) New Media
13 6 (0.59%) N-Tier
14 5 (0.49%) Virtual Team
14 5 (0.49%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 217 (21.19%) Linux
2 39 (3.81%) Windows
3 26 (2.54%) CentOS
3 26 (2.54%) Embedded Linux
4 25 (2.44%) Android
4 25 (2.44%) Apple iOS
5 22 (2.15%) Unix
6 20 (1.95%) Ubuntu
7 15 (1.46%) Debian
8 10 (0.98%) Mac OS X
8 10 (0.98%) Windows Server
9 5 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (0.39%) Solaris
11 2 (0.20%) Fedora
11 2 (0.20%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.098%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.098%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.098%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.098%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.098%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 371 (36.23%) Agile Software Development
2 303 (29.59%) MVC
3 255 (24.90%) Web Development
4 236 (23.05%) OO
5 186 (18.16%) OOP
6 177 (17.29%) E-Commerce
7 131 (12.79%) Software Engineering
8 115 (11.23%) Scrum
9 99 (9.67%) Front End Development
10 92 (8.98%) OO PHP
11 82 (8.01%) TDD
12 76 (7.42%) Continuous Integration
13 62 (6.05%) Unit Testing
14 60 (5.86%) DevOps
15 56 (5.47%) Open Source
16 54 (5.27%) SDLC
17 48 (4.69%) Kanban
18 46 (4.49%) Validation
19 45 (4.39%) Automated Testing
20 44 (4.30%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 575 (56.15%) JavaScript
2 187 (18.26%) SQL
3 154 (15.04%) Java
4 101 (9.86%) C#
5 73 (7.13%) Python
6 71 (6.93%) Perl
7 69 (6.74%) C++
8 54 (5.27%) C
9 45 (4.39%) Ruby
10 41 (4.00%) Embedded C
11 29 (2.83%) PHP 5
12 24 (2.34%) Embedded C++
13 22 (2.15%) VB
14 19 (1.86%) Bash Shell
15 15 (1.46%) VB.NET
16 11 (1.07%) Shell Script
17 10 (0.98%) T-SQL
17 10 (0.98%) VB6
18 7 (0.68%) PL/SQL
18 7 (0.68%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 181 (17.68%) Degree
2 17 (1.66%) HNC
2 17 (1.66%) HND
3 9 (0.88%) CCNP
3 9 (0.88%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (0.49%) DBS Check
5 4 (0.39%) MySQL Certification
6 2 (0.20%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.20%) RHCSA
6 2 (0.20%) SANS
7 1 (0.098%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.098%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (3.52%) QA
2 10 (0.98%) PCI DSS
3 6 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.098%) GCP
4 1 (0.098%) SDET
System Software
1 27 (2.64%) Firmware
2 14 (1.37%) Docker
3 13 (1.27%) Active Directory
4 11 (1.07%) Varnish
5 10 (0.98%) Postfix
5 10 (0.98%) qmail
6 7 (0.68%) Virtual Machines
7 6 (0.59%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (0.29%) KVM
9 2 (0.20%) iptables
9 2 (0.20%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 2 (0.20%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 2 (0.20%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (0.20%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.098%) Gluster
10 1 (0.098%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.098%) oVirt
10 1 (0.098%) Xen
Systems Management
1 31 (3.03%) Puppet
2 21 (2.05%) Nagios
3 19 (1.86%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (1.07%) Ansible
5 9 (0.88%) OpenNMS
5 9 (0.88%) RANCID
5 9 (0.88%) SCCM
6 7 (0.68%) Failover Clustering
7 5 (0.49%) cPanel
8 2 (0.20%) Capistrano
8 2 (0.20%) Cobbler
8 2 (0.20%) FortiGate
8 2 (0.20%) Kubernetes
8 2 (0.20%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.20%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 2 (0.20%) Terraform
9 1 (0.098%) Cacti
9 1 (0.098%) Rancher
9 1 (0.098%) rkt
9 1 (0.098%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 86 (8.40%) Zend
2 42 (4.10%) Microsoft
3 31 (3.03%) Oracle
4 20 (1.95%) Google
5 14 (1.37%) Cisco
6 13 (1.27%) VMware
7 10 (0.98%) Red Hat
8 9 (0.88%) Adobe
8 9 (0.88%) Brocade
8 9 (0.88%) Ericsson
8 9 (0.88%) Facebook
8 9 (0.88%) Foundry
8 9 (0.88%) Huawei
8 9 (0.88%) Juniper
8 9 (0.88%) ZyXEL
9 7 (0.68%) IBM
9 7 (0.68%) Twitter
10 6 (0.59%) Xamarin
11 5 (0.49%) Apple
12 2 (0.20%) CheckPoint
Altrincham, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bury, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £36,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ISL
Posted: 23 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
UKFast
Salary: From £24,000 to £35,000 per annum depending on experience.
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
ISL
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Morson International
Posted: Yesterday
Bury, Lancashire
247 Jobline
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Digital Gurus
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Talent International
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Chorley, Lancashire
Oliver Thomas Group
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Preston, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Burnley, Lancashire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £33,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Burnley, Lancashire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £25k - 30k per year + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
DeSantis Arin Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Bury, Lancashire
Service Care Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum DOE + additional benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Rullion
Posted: 2 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
FluidAds
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bury, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Burnley, Lancashire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Service Care Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum DOE + additional benefits
Posted: Yesterday