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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 29 32 22
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -10
Permanent jobs citing PHP 464 474 625
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 6.90% 6.46% 9.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.63% 11.83% 15.57%
Number of salaries quoted 408 400 568
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £21,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
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
3404 4008 4015
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 50.62% 54.61% 58.57%
Number of salaries quoted 2920 3335 3576
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +4 283 £35,000 +7.69% 62
Cheshire +25 91 £35,000 +16.66% 25
Lancashire -3 51 £32,000 -1.53% 18
Merseyside -8 32 £35,000 +7.69% 6
Cumbria -5 5 £42,500 +39.34%
PHP
England

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 615 (69.02%) HTML
2 557 (62.51%) CSS
3 544 (61.05%) JavaScript
4 477 (53.54%) MySQL
5 360 (40.40%) jQuery
6 263 (29.52%) Linux
7 259 (29.07%) Agile Software Development
8 202 (22.67%) OO
9 195 (21.89%) MVC
10 184 (20.65%) WordPress
11 179 (20.09%) Git (software)
12 177 (19.87%) HTML5
13 171 (19.19%) SQL
14 166 (18.63%) Web Development
15 160 (17.96%) Magento
16 157 (17.62%) Java
17 145 (16.27%) E-Commerce
18 138 (15.49%) OOP
19 134 (15.04%) Zend
20 132 (14.81%) .NET
21 124 (13.92%) CSS3
22 119 (13.36%) LAMP
23 116 (13.02%) Apache
24 114 (12.79%) XML
25 113 (12.68%) C#
26 108 (12.12%) Marketing
27 95 (10.66%) CMS
28 94 (10.55%) Web Services
28 94 (10.55%) AngularJS
29 91 (10.21%) User Experience

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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
1 184 (20.65%) WordPress
2 116 (13.02%) Apache
3 95 (10.66%) CMS
4 71 (7.97%) Drupal
5 50 (5.61%) Node.js
6 35 (3.93%) SharePoint
7 33 (3.70%) nginx
8 23 (2.58%) IIS
9 18 (2.02%) Joomla!
10 10 (1.12%) Umbraco
11 9 (1.01%) Elasticsearch
11 9 (1.01%) Tomcat
12 5 (0.56%) Jetty
12 5 (0.56%) concrete5
13 4 (0.45%) SilverStripe
13 4 (0.45%) Liferay
13 4 (0.45%) Sitecore CMS
13 4 (0.45%) JBoss
13 4 (0.45%) WebSphere
14 3 (0.34%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 43 (4.83%) Photoshop
2 24 (2.69%) Adobe Illustrator
3 15 (1.68%) MS Excel
3 15 (1.68%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 10 (1.12%) MS Office
5 8 (0.90%) MS Project
6 6 (0.67%) AutoCAD
6 6 (0.67%) MS PowerPoint
7 4 (0.45%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.11%) InDesign
8 1 (0.11%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 160 (17.96%) Magento
2 12 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 46 (5.16%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (1.68%) Route 53
2 15 (1.68%) Amazon ELB
3 10 (1.12%) Google Analytics
4 9 (1.01%) GitHub
4 9 (1.01%) SaaS
5 6 (0.67%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.22%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.11%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 1 (0.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 41 (4.60%) Internet
2 34 (3.82%) VPN
3 17 (1.91%) DNS
3 17 (1.91%) SSH
4 16 (1.80%) Network Security
5 15 (1.68%) OpenVPN
5 15 (1.68%) IPsec
5 15 (1.68%) SSL
5 15 (1.68%) PPTP
6 14 (1.57%) Wireless
7 12 (1.35%) Firewall
8 10 (1.12%) HTTP
9 8 (0.90%) DHCP
9 8 (0.90%) Asterisk PBX
10 7 (0.79%) FTP
10 7 (0.79%) SMTP
11 5 (0.56%) VoIP
12 4 (0.45%) Unified Communications
12 4 (0.45%) PuTTY
13 3 (0.34%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 477 (53.54%) MySQL
2 81 (9.09%) SQL Server
3 51 (5.72%) PostgreSQL
4 39 (4.38%) Relational Database
5 31 (3.48%) Big Data
6 19 (2.13%) MongoDB
7 15 (1.68%) SQL Server 2008
8 13 (1.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 12 (1.35%) SQL Server 2012
10 9 (1.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 8 (0.90%) Redis
12 6 (0.67%) NoSQL
13 4 (0.45%) Hadoop
13 4 (0.45%) Oracle Database
14 3 (0.34%) RDBMS
14 3 (0.34%) SQL Server 2005
14 3 (0.34%) Crystal Reports
14 3 (0.34%) MS Access
15 2 (0.22%) Data Warehouse
15 2 (0.22%) SQLBase
Development Applications
1 179 (20.09%) Git (software)
2 73 (8.19%) Subversion
3 39 (4.38%) Visual Studio
4 36 (4.04%) JIRA
4 36 (4.04%) Grunt
5 25 (2.81%) Selenium
6 22 (2.47%) Team Foundation Server
7 20 (2.24%) PHPUnit
8 15 (1.68%) PhpStorm
9 14 (1.57%) Jenkins
9 14 (1.57%) Mercurial
10 8 (0.90%) Hudson
10 8 (0.90%) TeamCity
11 6 (0.67%) Dreamweaver
11 6 (0.67%) Phing
12 5 (0.56%) Appcelerator Titanium
12 5 (0.56%) Ant
13 4 (0.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 4 (0.45%) Maven
13 4 (0.45%) Bower
General
1 108 (12.12%) Marketing
2 79 (8.87%) Finance
3 52 (5.84%) Retail
4 27 (3.03%) Telecoms
5 20 (2.24%) Games
6 17 (1.91%) Banking
7 14 (1.57%) Financial Institution
8 10 (1.12%) Advertising
9 8 (0.90%) Back Office
10 6 (0.67%) Multimedia
10 6 (0.67%) Manufacturing
11 5 (0.56%) Music Industry
12 4 (0.45%) Automotive
13 2 (0.22%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.22%) Local Government
14 1 (0.11%) Publishing
14 1 (0.11%) Legal
14 1 (0.11%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 687 (77.10%) Developer
2 364 (40.85%) PHP Developer
3 153 (17.17%) Web Developer
4 87 (9.76%) Front-End Developer
5 65 (7.30%) Senior Developer
6 64 (7.18%) PHP Web Developer
7 55 (6.17%) Junior
8 48 (5.39%) Software Developer
8 48 (5.39%) Junior Developer
9 40 (4.49%) Magento Developer
10 39 (4.38%) Junior PHP Developer
11 35 (3.93%) PHP MySQL Developer
12 34 (3.82%) Senior PHP Developer
13 26 (2.92%) .NET Developer
14 23 (2.58%) Software Engineer
15 22 (2.47%) Analyst
15 22 (2.47%) C# Developer
16 21 (2.36%) Front-End Web Developer
17 20 (2.24%) DevOps Engineer
18 19 (2.13%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 615 (69.02%) HTML
2 557 (62.51%) CSS
3 360 (40.40%) jQuery
4 177 (19.87%) HTML5
5 132 (14.81%) .NET
6 124 (13.92%) CSS3
7 119 (13.36%) LAMP
8 114 (12.79%) XML
9 94 (10.55%) Web Services
9 94 (10.55%) AngularJS
10 87 (9.76%) Ajax
11 86 (9.65%) Symfony
12 71 (7.97%) Laravel
13 65 (7.30%) XHTML
14 63 (7.07%) REST
15 59 (6.62%) ASP.NET
16 56 (6.29%) Sass
17 46 (5.16%) Backbone.js
18 44 (4.94%) CodeIgniter
19 41 (4.60%) CakePHP
Miscellaneous
1 91 (10.21%) User Experience
2 63 (7.07%) Mobile App
3 52 (5.84%) Analytical Skills
4 38 (4.26%) Social Media
5 30 (3.37%) Computer Science
6 26 (2.92%) W3C
7 21 (2.36%) Management Information System
8 15 (1.68%) Replication
8 15 (1.68%) Cryptography
8 15 (1.68%) PKI
9 13 (1.46%) Data Centre
10 9 (1.01%) Hybrid Cloud
11 8 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
12 7 (0.79%) Data Structures
13 6 (0.67%) GIS
13 6 (0.67%) Device Driver
13 6 (0.67%) Animation
13 6 (0.67%) Video Editing
13 6 (0.67%) Mathematics
14 5 (0.56%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 263 (29.52%) Linux
2 52 (5.84%) CentOS
3 49 (5.50%) Windows
4 34 (3.82%) Android
5 29 (3.25%) Apple iOS
6 23 (2.58%) UNIX
7 21 (2.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 17 (1.91%) Ubuntu
9 16 (1.80%) Debian
10 11 (1.23%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (0.90%) Fedora
12 6 (0.67%) Mac OS X
12 6 (0.67%) SUSE
13 5 (0.56%) Solaris
14 4 (0.45%) HPUX
15 3 (0.34%) openSUSE
15 3 (0.34%) Windows 8
15 3 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
16 2 (0.22%) Windows Phone
16 2 (0.22%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 259 (29.07%) Agile Software Development
2 202 (22.67%) OO
3 195 (21.89%) MVC
4 166 (18.63%) Web Development
5 145 (16.27%) E-Commerce
6 138 (15.49%) OOP
7 86 (9.65%) TDD
8 75 (8.42%) Scrum
9 62 (6.96%) Software Engineering
10 61 (6.85%) SEO
11 59 (6.62%) SDLC
12 55 (6.17%) OO PHP
12 55 (6.17%) Content Management
13 52 (5.84%) Analytics
14 47 (5.27%) Web Design
15 45 (5.05%) Digital Marketing
15 45 (5.05%) Responsive Web Design
16 39 (4.38%) Open Source
17 38 (4.26%) DevOps
18 37 (4.15%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 544 (61.05%) JavaScript
2 171 (19.19%) SQL
3 157 (17.62%) Java
4 113 (12.68%) C#
5 88 (9.88%) Python
6 74 (8.31%) Perl
7 66 (7.41%) C++
8 52 (5.84%) Bash Shell
9 44 (4.94%) PHP5
10 32 (3.59%) Ruby
11 19 (2.13%) VB
12 16 (1.80%) C
13 12 (1.35%) VB.NET
14 11 (1.23%) Shell Script
15 8 (0.90%) ActionScript
16 6 (0.67%) VB6
16 6 (0.67%) Scala
17 4 (0.45%) PL/SQL
17 4 (0.45%) XQuery
18 3 (0.34%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 87 (9.76%) Degree
2 6 (0.67%) CCIE
2 6 (0.67%) CCNP
2 6 (0.67%) CCNA
2 6 (0.67%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (0.67%) ISTQB
3 2 (0.22%) MySQL Certification
4 1 (0.11%) NCDA
4 1 (0.11%) RHCSA
4 1 (0.11%) HND
4 1 (0.11%) RHCE
4 1 (0.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (0.11%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (2.69%) QA
2 4 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.11%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 22 (2.47%) Docker
2 12 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.67%) Active Directory
4 4 (0.45%) vSphere
5 3 (0.34%) Xen
6 2 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.22%) XenApp
7 1 (0.11%) Samba
7 1 (0.11%) Squid
7 1 (0.11%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.11%) KVM
7 1 (0.11%) Shibboleth
7 1 (0.11%) Varnish
7 1 (0.11%) Ceph
7 1 (0.11%) GlusterFS
7 1 (0.11%) iptables
Systems Management
1 48 (5.39%) Puppet
2 28 (3.14%) Vagrant
3 15 (1.68%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (0.79%) Nagios
5 5 (0.56%) Ansible
6 4 (0.45%) logstash
6 4 (0.45%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 3 (0.34%) Opsview
8 2 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.11%) Plesk
9 1 (0.11%) yum
9 1 (0.11%) Cobbler
9 1 (0.11%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.11%) Cacti
9 1 (0.11%) Munin
9 1 (0.11%) Zenoss
9 1 (0.11%) cPanel
9 1 (0.11%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.11%) SmokePing
Vendors
1 134 (15.04%) Zend
2 52 (5.84%) Microsoft
3 41 (4.60%) Oracle
4 39 (4.38%) Adobe
5 35 (3.93%) Google
6 27 (3.03%) Perforce
7 22 (2.47%) Red Hat
7 22 (2.47%) Salesforce.com
8 20 (2.24%) VMware
9 13 (1.46%) Twitter
10 10 (1.12%) Cisco
11 9 (1.01%) Facebook
12 7 (0.79%) Capita
13 5 (0.56%) SaltStack
13 5 (0.56%) Apple
14 4 (0.45%) Juniper
14 4 (0.45%) EPiServer
14 4 (0.45%) Sitecore
15 3 (0.34%) hybris
15 3 (0.34%) GUPTA
Crewe, Cheshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £40k - 50k per year + benefit
Posted: 1 hour ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Foresight Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Preston, Lancashire
Artemis Search Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70-100k+
Posted: 17 hours ago
Burnley, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Great Training + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Fantastic Training + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Talent Spa
Salary: £40,847 per year
Posted: 18 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Techsearch Technology
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Techsearch Technology
Salary: From £20,000 to £40,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Preston, Lancashire
Spring Technology
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per month
Posted: 19 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £50k - 55k per year
Posted: Yesterday
North West
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Darwen, Lancashire
ECS Recruitment Group Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Foresight Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Betting Appointments
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday