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

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 28 23 38
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +15
Permanent jobs citing PHP 497 587 454
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 6.69% 8.67% 6.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.40% 14.18% 10.53%
Number of salaries quoted 432 537 399
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,950 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
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
4009 4141 4310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 53.99% 61.17% 59.36%
Number of salaries quoted 3413 3637 3836
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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 22 October 2014.

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 22 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
(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 -3 294 £32,500 - 71
Cheshire -18 84 £35,000 +12.90% 17
Lancashire +10 68 £30,000 +20.00% 15
Merseyside -10 42 £35,000 - 7
Cumbria -2 6 £27,750 -7.50% 1
PHP
England

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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.

1 669 (68.06%) HTML
2 613 (62.36%) CSS
3 601 (61.14%) JavaScript
4 546 (55.54%) MySQL
5 338 (34.38%) jQuery
6 297 (30.21%) SQL
7 282 (28.69%) E-Commerce
8 278 (28.28%) Linux
9 263 (26.75%) OO
10 240 (24.42%) MVC
11 215 (21.87%) Agile Software Development
12 214 (21.77%) HTML5
13 205 (20.85%) Magento
14 191 (19.43%) Zend
15 176 (17.90%) .NET
16 175 (17.80%) CSS3
17 172 (17.50%) OOP
18 170 (17.29%) WordPress
19 143 (14.55%) OO PHP
20 133 (13.53%) C#
21 132 (13.43%) SQL Server
22 130 (13.22%) Java
23 123 (12.51%) CMS
24 117 (11.90%) PHP5
25 115 (11.70%) Apache
26 114 (11.60%) Web Development
27 113 (11.50%) Git (software)
28 111 (11.29%) Degree
29 107 (10.89%) XML
30 104 (10.58%) Ajax

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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
1 170 (17.29%) WordPress
2 123 (12.51%) CMS
3 115 (11.70%) Apache
4 70 (7.12%) Drupal
5 33 (3.36%) IIS
6 31 (3.15%) Umbraco
6 31 (3.15%) SharePoint
7 18 (1.83%) nginx
7 18 (1.83%) MODX
8 13 (1.32%) Node.js
9 12 (1.22%) Sitecore CMS
10 9 (0.92%) uWSGI
11 8 (0.81%) OpenStack
12 7 (0.71%) MS Exchange
12 7 (0.71%) Joomla!
13 5 (0.51%) Apache Pig
13 5 (0.51%) Facebook Platform
13 5 (0.51%) Sitefinity
13 5 (0.51%) Lync
13 5 (0.51%) Tomcat
Applications
1 63 (6.41%) Photoshop
2 39 (3.97%) MS Excel
3 27 (2.75%) Adobe Illustrator
4 11 (1.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 7 (0.71%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.51%) SPSS
6 5 (0.51%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (0.51%) FastStats
7 4 (0.41%) MS Office
7 4 (0.41%) InDesign
8 3 (0.31%) Fireworks
9 2 (0.20%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.10%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 205 (20.85%) Magento
2 12 (1.22%) Google Analytics
3 7 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (0.61%) Tridion
4 6 (0.61%) Sage 50
5 5 (0.51%) Sage 200
6 3 (0.31%) osCommerce
7 1 (0.10%) Zen Cart
7 1 (0.10%) Oracle CRM
7 1 (0.10%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 23 (2.34%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (1.02%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (0.81%) Amazon S3
4 5 (0.51%) Amazon EMR
4 5 (0.51%) GitHub
4 5 (0.51%) Route 53
4 5 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (0.41%) MailChimp
6 3 (0.31%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 3 (0.31%) ElastiCache
6 3 (0.31%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (0.20%) SaaS
7 2 (0.20%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.10%) IaaS
8 1 (0.10%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.10%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (3.15%) Internet
2 24 (2.44%) SSL
3 22 (2.24%) Intranet
4 20 (2.03%) DNS
5 9 (0.92%) LDAP
6 8 (0.81%) TCP/IP
6 8 (0.81%) VPN
7 6 (0.61%) SSH
7 6 (0.61%) SMTP
8 5 (0.51%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (0.51%) Firewall
8 5 (0.51%) DHCP
8 5 (0.51%) VLAN
9 4 (0.41%) FTP
9 4 (0.41%) HTTP
10 3 (0.31%) tcpdump
10 3 (0.31%) Wireshark
11 2 (0.20%) MPLS
11 2 (0.20%) PPTP
11 2 (0.20%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 546 (55.54%) MySQL
2 132 (13.43%) SQL Server
3 43 (4.37%) PostgreSQL
4 28 (2.85%) Relational Database
4 28 (2.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 15 (1.53%) MongoDB
5 15 (1.53%) Hadoop
6 14 (1.42%) Crystal Reports
7 13 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 12 (1.22%) Data Warehouse
8 12 (1.22%) NoSQL
9 10 (1.02%) Big Data
10 8 (0.81%) Oracle Database
11 6 (0.61%) RDBMS
11 6 (0.61%) Oracle Reports
12 5 (0.51%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 5 (0.51%) Sqoop
12 5 (0.51%) Triplestore
12 5 (0.51%) HBase
12 5 (0.51%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 113 (11.50%) Git (software)
2 86 (8.75%) Subversion
3 35 (3.56%) Visual Studio
4 23 (2.34%) JIRA
5 20 (2.03%) Mercurial
6 12 (1.22%) Selenium
7 11 (1.12%) PHPUnit
8 10 (1.02%) Team Foundation Server
9 8 (0.81%) Dreamweaver
10 6 (0.61%) NUnit
10 6 (0.61%) Behat
11 5 (0.51%) Bitbucket
11 5 (0.51%) MSTest
11 5 (0.51%) Octopus Deploy
11 5 (0.51%) WebDriver
11 5 (0.51%) Flash Builder
12 4 (0.41%) Grunt
12 4 (0.41%) Jenkins
13 3 (0.31%) Jasmine
13 3 (0.31%) MSBuild
General
1 92 (9.36%) Marketing
2 80 (8.14%) Retail
3 41 (4.17%) Finance
4 21 (2.14%) Games
5 17 (1.73%) Back Office
6 14 (1.42%) Legal
7 11 (1.12%) Telecoms
7 11 (1.12%) Banking
8 8 (0.81%) Advertising
9 5 (0.51%) Multimedia
10 4 (0.41%) Publishing
11 3 (0.31%) Automotive
11 3 (0.31%) Local Government
11 3 (0.31%) Online Betting
12 2 (0.20%) Music Industry
13 1 (0.10%) Law
13 1 (0.10%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.10%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.10%) Billing
Job Titles
1 827 (84.13%) Developer
2 480 (48.83%) PHP Developer
3 216 (21.97%) Web Developer
4 111 (11.29%) Senior Developer
5 70 (7.12%) PHP Web Developer
5 70 (7.12%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 60 (6.10%) Magento Developer
7 59 (6.00%) Junior
8 57 (5.80%) Junior Developer
9 54 (5.49%) .NET Developer
10 51 (5.19%) Senior PHP Developer
11 50 (5.09%) Front-End Developer
12 40 (4.07%) Software Developer
13 38 (3.87%) PHP Magento Developer
14 37 (3.76%) Analyst
15 32 (3.26%) Junior PHP Developer
16 29 (2.95%) Lead Developer
16 29 (2.95%) Senior Web Developer
17 20 (2.03%) WordPress Developer
18 19 (1.93%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 669 (68.06%) HTML
2 613 (62.36%) CSS
3 338 (34.38%) jQuery
4 214 (21.77%) HTML5
5 176 (17.90%) .NET
6 175 (17.80%) CSS3
7 107 (10.89%) XML
8 104 (10.58%) Ajax
9 102 (10.38%) Symfony
9 102 (10.38%) Web Services
10 89 (9.05%) SOAP
11 84 (8.55%) ASP.NET
12 70 (7.12%) CodeIgniter
13 68 (6.92%) XHTML
14 66 (6.71%) LAMP
15 44 (4.48%) Laravel
16 42 (4.27%) REST
17 37 (3.76%) Zend Framework
17 37 (3.76%) JSON
18 33 (3.36%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 61 (6.21%) Open Source
2 60 (6.10%) Mobile App
3 55 (5.60%) Analytical Skills
4 42 (4.27%) Computer Science
5 29 (2.95%) User Experience
6 24 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
7 18 (1.83%) Graphic Design
8 16 (1.63%) Management Information System
9 13 (1.32%) Social Media
10 12 (1.22%) Mathematics
11 10 (1.02%) Online Banking
11 10 (1.02%) EPoS
12 7 (0.71%) W3C
12 7 (0.71%) Blog
12 7 (0.71%) iPhone
13 6 (0.61%) FMCG
13 6 (0.61%) Visualisation
13 6 (0.61%) Data Structures
14 5 (0.51%) Performance Metrics
14 5 (0.51%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 278 (28.28%) Linux
2 47 (4.78%) Windows
3 44 (4.48%) Apple iOS
4 34 (3.46%) Android
5 29 (2.95%) UNIX
6 9 (0.92%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (0.92%) CentOS
7 6 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (0.61%) Windows 7
7 6 (0.61%) Mac OS X
8 5 (0.51%) Windows 8
8 5 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (0.41%) Ubuntu
10 3 (0.31%) Debian
11 2 (0.20%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.10%) Fedora
12 1 (0.10%) AIX
12 1 (0.10%) FreeBSD
12 1 (0.10%) openSUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 282 (28.69%) E-Commerce
2 263 (26.75%) OO
3 240 (24.42%) MVC
4 215 (21.87%) Agile Software Development
5 172 (17.50%) OOP
6 143 (14.55%) OO PHP
7 114 (11.60%) Web Development
8 76 (7.73%) SEO
9 68 (6.92%) TDD
10 57 (5.80%) Web Design
11 51 (5.19%) CRM
12 43 (4.37%) Unit Testing
13 40 (4.07%) ERP
13 40 (4.07%) Project Management
13 40 (4.07%) Scrum
14 38 (3.87%) Responsive Web Design
15 37 (3.76%) Mentoring
15 37 (3.76%) Software Engineering
16 32 (3.26%) Content Management
17 30 (3.05%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 601 (61.14%) JavaScript
2 297 (30.21%) SQL
3 133 (13.53%) C#
4 130 (13.22%) Java
5 117 (11.90%) PHP5
6 60 (6.10%) Perl
7 57 (5.80%) Python
8 46 (4.68%) Ruby
9 45 (4.58%) T-SQL
10 35 (3.56%) C++
11 31 (3.15%) VB
12 25 (2.54%) VB.NET
13 21 (2.14%) Objective-C
13 21 (2.14%) Bash Shell
14 20 (2.03%) VB6
15 16 (1.63%) Groovy
15 16 (1.63%) PowerShell
15 16 (1.63%) C
16 8 (0.81%) PHP4
17 6 (0.61%) Uniface
Qualifications
1 111 (11.29%) Degree
2 10 (1.02%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (0.61%) Security Cleared
4 5 (0.51%) MCP
4 5 (0.51%) CCNP
4 5 (0.51%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (0.20%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.20%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.20%) HND
5 2 (0.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.10%) ISEB
6 1 (0.10%) RHCE
6 1 (0.10%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.10%) MySQL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (1.12%) QA
2 5 (0.51%) SLA
3 4 (0.41%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.20%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (1.02%) Active Directory
2 9 (0.92%) Squid
3 7 (0.71%) Varnish
3 7 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.51%) Apache Flume
5 4 (0.41%) Postfix
5 4 (0.41%) VirtualBox
6 2 (0.20%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.10%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 23 (2.34%) Puppet
2 16 (1.63%) Nagios
3 14 (1.42%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (0.61%) Capistrano
5 5 (0.51%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 5 (0.51%) SCCM
6 4 (0.41%) Icinga
7 3 (0.31%) NetBackup
7 3 (0.31%) SCOM
8 2 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.20%) logstash
9 1 (0.10%) Vagrant
9 1 (0.10%) Kibana
9 1 (0.10%) YUM
Vendors
1 191 (19.43%) Zend
2 68 (6.92%) Microsoft
3 41 (4.17%) Oracle
4 35 (3.56%) Google
4 35 (3.56%) Adobe
5 24 (2.44%) Twitter
6 20 (2.03%) Facebook
7 17 (1.73%) EPiServer
7 17 (1.73%) Sitecore
8 16 (1.63%) Red Hat
9 15 (1.53%) Rackspace
10 11 (1.12%) Sage
11 9 (0.92%) VMware
12 8 (0.81%) DevExpress
13 5 (0.51%) New Relic
13 5 (0.51%) F5
13 5 (0.51%) Business Objects
13 5 (0.51%) Hitachi
14 4 (0.41%) SolarWinds
14 4 (0.41%) Tableau
Manchester, Lancashire
Venturi
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 11 hours ago
Preston, Lancashire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: Competitive, Dependent on Experience
Posted: 16 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Rossendale, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 20 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TribePost.co.uk
Salary: £28-30k, DOE + 5% Bonus
Posted: 20 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Bury, Lancashire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £39000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Sale, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 35,000
Posted: Yesterday
North West
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bury, Lancashire
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Keswick, Cumbria
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £23,000 to £28,000 per annum + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Preston, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 35,000
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Preston, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
PNG Recruitment Solutions
Salary: From £30,000 to £37,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 35,000 + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 DOE
Posted: 2 days ago