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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 27 28 26
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Permanent jobs citing PHP 475 557 668
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 7.24% 7.80% 8.89%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.87% 13.86% 14.97%
Number of salaries quoted 401 457 596
Average salary £32,500 £34,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.41% +7.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
PHP
England

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
3425 4018 4461
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 52.19% 56.27% 59.38%
Number of salaries quoted 2908 3438 3890
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing PHP across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 17 April 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PHP within the North West region over the 3 months to 17 April 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
(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 +6 316 £32,500 - 52
Cheshire -17 76 £35,000 - 25
Merseyside -10 42 £37,500 +7.14% 11
Lancashire -2 37 £29,250 -21.20% 19
Cumbria - 6 £25,000 - 1
PHP
England

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the North West region citing PHP also 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 that cited PHP.

1 780 (73.03%) HTML
2 725 (67.88%) CSS
3 710 (66.48%) JavaScript
4 611 (57.21%) MySQL
5 487 (45.60%) jQuery
6 326 (30.52%) MVC
7 305 (28.56%) OO
8 288 (26.97%) HTML5
9 284 (26.59%) Linux
10 274 (25.66%) OOP
11 221 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
12 208 (19.48%) Git (software)
13 205 (19.19%) SQL
14 203 (19.01%) E-Commerce
15 199 (18.63%) CSS3
16 190 (17.79%) Magento
17 187 (17.51%) Zend
18 158 (14.79%) .NET
19 154 (14.42%) WordPress
20 153 (14.33%) Web Development
21 148 (13.86%) Ajax
22 136 (12.73%) Symfony
23 130 (12.17%) OO PHP
24 129 (12.08%) LAMP
25 124 (11.61%) C#
26 121 (11.33%) CMS
26 121 (11.33%) Laravel
27 119 (11.14%) Apache
28 117 (10.96%) Finance
29 116 (10.86%) SQL Server

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the North West region citing PHP also 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 that cited PHP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 154 (14.42%) WordPress
2 121 (11.33%) CMS
3 119 (11.14%) Apache
4 66 (6.18%) Drupal
5 30 (2.81%) Node.js
6 27 (2.53%) Joomla!
7 23 (2.15%) Umbraco
7 23 (2.15%) nginx
8 20 (1.87%) IIS
9 11 (1.03%) SharePoint
10 8 (0.75%) Sitecore CMS
11 7 (0.66%) Sitefinity
12 3 (0.28%) Moodle
12 3 (0.28%) Tomcat
13 2 (0.19%) ExpressionEngine
13 2 (0.19%) OpenStack
13 2 (0.19%) Apache ServiceMix
14 1 (0.094%) uWSGI
14 1 (0.094%) MODX
14 1 (0.094%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 58 (5.43%) Photoshop
2 19 (1.78%) MS Excel
2 19 (1.78%) Adobe Illustrator
3 15 (1.40%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 8 (0.75%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.56%) MS Office
6 4 (0.37%) MS Visio
7 3 (0.28%) AutoCAD
8 2 (0.19%) InDesign
8 2 (0.19%) Fireworks
9 1 (0.094%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 190 (17.79%) Magento
2 10 (0.94%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.19%) Tridion
3 2 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.094%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.094%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.094%) Zen Cart
4 1 (0.094%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 41 (3.84%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (1.69%) Amazon S3
3 7 (0.66%) GitHub
4 6 (0.56%) MailChimp
4 6 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.28%) Force.com
5 3 (0.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (2.90%) Internet
2 17 (1.59%) Wireless
3 10 (0.94%) SSH
4 8 (0.75%) IPsec
4 8 (0.75%) VPN
4 8 (0.75%) DNS
5 7 (0.66%) TCP/IP
5 7 (0.66%) HTTP
6 6 (0.56%) SSL
6 6 (0.56%) Firewall
6 6 (0.56%) Network Security
6 6 (0.56%) OpenVPN
7 5 (0.47%) Intranet
8 4 (0.37%) DHCP
8 4 (0.37%) FTP
9 3 (0.28%) HTTPS
9 3 (0.28%) SAN
10 2 (0.19%) Extranet
10 2 (0.19%) SMS
10 2 (0.19%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 611 (57.21%) MySQL
2 116 (10.86%) SQL Server
3 31 (2.90%) PostgreSQL
4 29 (2.72%) Relational Database
5 26 (2.43%) Big Data
6 20 (1.87%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 13 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 12 (1.12%) MongoDB
9 8 (0.75%) NoSQL
10 6 (0.56%) Crystal Reports
11 5 (0.47%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (0.47%) Oracle Database
12 3 (0.28%) SQLite
12 3 (0.28%) Redis
12 3 (0.28%) MS Access
13 2 (0.19%) SQLBase
13 2 (0.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 2 (0.19%) SQL Server 2012
13 2 (0.19%) SQL Server 2008
13 2 (0.19%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 208 (19.48%) Git (software)
2 80 (7.49%) Subversion
3 36 (3.37%) Visual Studio
4 25 (2.34%) JIRA
5 19 (1.78%) Selenium
6 16 (1.50%) Jenkins
6 16 (1.50%) Grunt
7 14 (1.31%) Hudson
8 13 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
8 13 (1.22%) TeamCity
9 12 (1.12%) PHPUnit
9 12 (1.12%) Mercurial
10 8 (0.75%) PhpStorm
11 7 (0.66%) Flash Builder
11 7 (0.66%) Eclipse
12 6 (0.56%) Dreamweaver
12 6 (0.56%) MSBuild
12 6 (0.56%) Jasmine
13 5 (0.47%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 5 (0.47%) Zend Studio
General
1 117 (10.96%) Finance
2 86 (8.05%) Marketing
3 53 (4.96%) Retail
4 22 (2.06%) Telecoms
5 20 (1.87%) Games
6 18 (1.69%) Financial Institution
7 14 (1.31%) Advertising
8 12 (1.12%) Music Industry
9 11 (1.03%) Manufacturing
10 6 (0.56%) Back Office
10 6 (0.56%) Banking
11 5 (0.47%) Local Government
12 4 (0.37%) Multimedia
13 2 (0.19%) Billing
13 2 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.094%) Electronics
14 1 (0.094%) Legal
14 1 (0.094%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 927 (86.80%) Developer
2 561 (52.53%) PHP Developer
3 176 (16.48%) Web Developer
4 99 (9.27%) Senior Developer
5 83 (7.77%) Front-End Developer
6 64 (5.99%) Junior
7 62 (5.81%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 61 (5.71%) Junior Developer
9 60 (5.62%) PHP Web Developer
10 57 (5.34%) Software Developer
11 56 (5.24%) Senior PHP Developer
12 50 (4.68%) Magento Developer
13 46 (4.31%) .NET Developer
14 45 (4.21%) Junior PHP Developer
15 28 (2.62%) C# .NET Developer
15 28 (2.62%) C# Developer
16 21 (1.97%) PHP LAMP Developer
17 20 (1.87%) Mid-Level PHP Developer
17 20 (1.87%) Software Engineer
17 20 (1.87%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 780 (73.03%) HTML
2 725 (67.88%) CSS
3 487 (45.60%) jQuery
4 288 (26.97%) HTML5
5 199 (18.63%) CSS3
6 158 (14.79%) .NET
7 148 (13.86%) Ajax
8 136 (12.73%) Symfony
9 129 (12.08%) LAMP
10 121 (11.33%) Laravel
11 108 (10.11%) Web Services
12 105 (9.83%) AngularJS
13 90 (8.43%) CodeIgniter
14 81 (7.58%) XML
15 80 (7.49%) ASP.NET
16 62 (5.81%) Backbone.js
17 61 (5.71%) XHTML
18 55 (5.15%) REST
19 54 (5.06%) CakePHP
20 49 (4.59%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 67 (6.27%) Mobile App
2 54 (5.06%) User Experience
3 29 (2.72%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (2.72%) Enterprise Software
4 28 (2.62%) W3C
5 23 (2.15%) Computer Science
6 21 (1.97%) Open Source
7 20 (1.87%) Graphic Design
8 16 (1.50%) Social Network
9 15 (1.40%) Data Integration
9 15 (1.40%) Social Media
10 13 (1.22%) Photography
11 10 (0.94%) Telematics
12 8 (0.75%) iPhone
13 7 (0.66%) Cryptography
13 7 (0.66%) PKI
14 6 (0.56%) Replication
14 6 (0.56%) Copywriting
15 5 (0.47%) Animation
16 4 (0.37%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 284 (26.59%) Linux
2 47 (4.40%) Windows
2 47 (4.40%) Android
3 41 (3.84%) Apple iOS
4 30 (2.81%) UNIX
5 18 (1.69%) CentOS
6 11 (1.03%) Windows Mobile
7 9 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (0.66%) Debian
8 7 (0.66%) Ubuntu
9 5 (0.47%) Solaris
10 3 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.19%) OpenBSD
11 2 (0.19%) HPUX
11 2 (0.19%) FreeBSD
11 2 (0.19%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.094%) Windows CE
12 1 (0.094%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.094%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.094%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 326 (30.52%) MVC
2 305 (28.56%) OO
3 274 (25.66%) OOP
4 221 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
5 203 (19.01%) E-Commerce
6 153 (14.33%) Web Development
7 130 (12.17%) OO PHP
8 86 (8.05%) Web Design
9 60 (5.62%) TDD
10 51 (4.78%) Unit Testing
11 48 (4.49%) Responsive Web Design
12 44 (4.12%) SEO
13 42 (3.93%) Software Engineering
14 41 (3.84%) Scrum
15 36 (3.37%) Mobile Application Development
16 34 (3.18%) Analytics
16 34 (3.18%) Content Management
17 33 (3.09%) Project Management
18 30 (2.81%) Mentoring
19 26 (2.43%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 710 (66.48%) JavaScript
2 205 (19.19%) SQL
3 124 (11.61%) C#
4 97 (9.08%) Java
5 82 (7.68%) PHP5
6 64 (5.99%) Python
7 57 (5.34%) Perl
8 49 (4.59%) C++
9 48 (4.49%) Ruby
10 34 (3.18%) Bash Shell
11 23 (2.15%) C
12 12 (1.12%) VB.NET
13 11 (1.03%) VB
14 6 (0.56%) VBScript
14 6 (0.56%) VB6
15 4 (0.37%) ActionScript
16 3 (0.28%) Apex Code
16 3 (0.28%) Groovy
17 2 (0.19%) PowerShell
17 2 (0.19%) Scala
Qualifications
1 112 (10.49%) Degree
2 4 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (0.19%) MCP
3 2 (0.19%) MCSE
3 2 (0.19%) CCNA
3 2 (0.19%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.094%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (2.53%) QA
2 4 (0.37%) SLA
3 2 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (0.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (0.56%) Squid
3 4 (0.37%) Samba
4 3 (0.28%) NFS
4 3 (0.28%) Postfix
4 3 (0.28%) Varnish
4 3 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.19%) Dovecot
5 2 (0.19%) Openswan
5 2 (0.19%) SpamAssassin
5 2 (0.19%) OpenSIPS
5 2 (0.19%) Corosync
5 2 (0.19%) KVM
5 2 (0.19%) Ceph
5 2 (0.19%) iptables
5 2 (0.19%) Sendmail
5 2 (0.19%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.19%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 23 (2.15%) Puppet
2 15 (1.40%) Nagios
3 13 (1.22%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (0.56%) Cacti
5 5 (0.47%) Munin
5 5 (0.47%) Vagrant
6 4 (0.37%) Tivoli
6 4 (0.37%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 3 (0.28%) Zenoss
7 3 (0.28%) SmokePing
8 2 (0.19%) Ansible
8 2 (0.19%) logstash
8 2 (0.19%) Opsview
8 2 (0.19%) Rsyslog
8 2 (0.19%) Bacula
8 2 (0.19%) Pacemaker
8 2 (0.19%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 2 (0.19%) Plesk
8 2 (0.19%) yum
9 1 (0.094%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 187 (17.51%) Zend
2 59 (5.52%) Twitter
3 50 (4.68%) Facebook
4 40 (3.75%) Oracle
5 35 (3.28%) Adobe
6 33 (3.09%) Microsoft
7 30 (2.81%) Google
8 26 (2.43%) Salesforce.com
9 20 (1.87%) Perforce
10 16 (1.50%) Red Hat
11 15 (1.40%) Sitecore
12 14 (1.31%) VMware
13 7 (0.66%) Apple
14 4 (0.37%) Rackspace
15 3 (0.28%) Percona
15 3 (0.28%) GUPTA
15 3 (0.28%) HP
16 2 (0.19%) Dell
16 2 (0.19%) StorageTek
16 2 (0.19%) Sun
Preston, Lancashire
Premier Media
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Great Training + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leyland, Lancashire
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Robert Walters
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Preston, Lancashire
Searchability
Posted: 19 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
EY
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 22 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
EY
Posted: 22 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Capita ITPS
Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bury, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Fantastic Training + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Cheshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £18000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Preston, Lancashire
Go IT Recruitment Limited
Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday