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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 26 24 20
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -4
Permanent jobs citing PHP 404 593 705
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 7.25% 8.44% 10.61%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.37% 16.74% 17.79%
Number of salaries quoted 335 519 622
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,250 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -
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
2812 3543 3963
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 50.49% 50.42% 59.66%
Number of salaries quoted 2403 3131 3440
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016. 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 -1 280 £35,000 +4.47% 61
Cheshire +13 76 £35,000 -7.89% 26
Merseyside -17 29 £35,000 -6.66% 18
Lancashire -13 14 £30,000 +3.44% 10
PHP
England

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

1 478 (60.05%) HTML
2 466 (58.54%) JavaScript
3 465 (58.42%) CSS
4 405 (50.88%) MySQL
5 316 (39.70%) jQuery
6 258 (32.41%) Git (software)
7 223 (28.02%) HTML5
8 220 (27.64%) Linux
9 213 (26.76%) Agile Software Development
10 183 (22.99%) WordPress
11 180 (22.61%) OO
12 168 (21.11%) CSS3
13 146 (18.34%) XML
14 142 (17.84%) E-Commerce
15 136 (17.09%) Java
16 133 (16.71%) .NET
17 123 (15.45%) OOP
18 122 (15.33%) Magento
19 117 (14.70%) Front End Development
20 116 (14.57%) MVC
20 116 (14.57%) LAMP
21 114 (14.32%) SQL
21 114 (14.32%) C#
22 113 (14.20%) Web Development
23 104 (13.07%) Python
24 100 (12.56%) Zend
25 98 (12.31%) Ajax
26 92 (11.56%) Sass
27 91 (11.43%) CMS
28 88 (11.06%) AngularJS

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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
1 183 (22.99%) WordPress
2 91 (11.43%) CMS
3 75 (9.42%) Apache
4 64 (8.04%) Drupal
5 58 (7.29%) Node.js
6 25 (3.14%) IIS
7 20 (2.51%) SharePoint
8 16 (2.01%) nginx
9 12 (1.51%) Confluence
10 10 (1.26%) Moodle
10 10 (1.26%) OpenStack
11 9 (1.13%) Elasticsearch
11 9 (1.13%) Umbraco
12 6 (0.75%) Joomla!
13 5 (0.63%) MS Exchange
14 4 (0.50%) Tomcat
15 3 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
16 2 (0.25%) Sitecore CMS
17 1 (0.13%) ExpressionEngine
17 1 (0.13%) SAS
Applications
1 43 (5.40%) Photoshop
2 19 (2.39%) Adobe Illustrator
3 18 (2.26%) MS Excel
4 12 (1.51%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 4 (0.50%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.38%) MS Office
7 1 (0.13%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 122 (15.33%) Magento
2 8 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.01%) OpenCart
3 5 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.25%) osCommerce
5 1 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.13%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 59 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (2.01%) GitHub
2 16 (2.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (1.26%) Cloud Computing
3 10 (1.26%) SaaS
4 7 (0.88%) Google Analytics
5 5 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (0.63%) Amazon ELB
6 4 (0.50%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 4 (0.50%) AdWords
6 4 (0.50%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (0.38%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.25%) CloudFront
8 2 (0.25%) Route 53
9 1 (0.13%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 1 (0.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 37 (4.65%) Internet
2 22 (2.76%) SSH
3 20 (2.51%) PuTTY
4 11 (1.38%) Network Security
5 9 (1.13%) SAN
6 7 (0.88%) VPN
7 6 (0.75%) DNS
7 6 (0.75%) Intranet
8 5 (0.63%) Broadband
8 5 (0.63%) Ethernet
8 5 (0.63%) Firewall
8 5 (0.63%) HTTPS
8 5 (0.63%) IPv6
8 5 (0.63%) WinSCP
9 3 (0.38%) IPsec
9 3 (0.38%) MRTG
9 3 (0.38%) SSL
9 3 (0.38%) TCP/IP
10 2 (0.25%) OpenVPN
10 2 (0.25%) PPTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 405 (50.88%) MySQL
2 77 (9.67%) Relational Database
3 73 (9.17%) SQL Server
4 34 (4.27%) PostgreSQL
5 24 (3.02%) Redis
6 21 (2.64%) MongoDB
7 13 (1.63%) SQL Server 2008
8 10 (1.26%) NoSQL
9 9 (1.13%) Big Data
10 5 (0.63%) DB2
11 4 (0.50%) Amazon RDS
11 4 (0.50%) LogicBlox
12 3 (0.38%) Hadoop
12 3 (0.38%) SQL Server 2012
13 2 (0.25%) Data Mining
13 2 (0.25%) RDBMS
13 2 (0.25%) SQL Server 2014
14 1 (0.13%) Crystal Reports
14 1 (0.13%) MS Access
14 1 (0.13%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 258 (32.41%) Git (software)
2 84 (10.55%) Subversion
3 56 (7.04%) Grunt
4 45 (5.65%) JIRA
5 41 (5.15%) Visual Studio
6 37 (4.65%) Jenkins
7 31 (3.89%) Mercurial
8 29 (3.64%) PhpStorm
9 21 (2.64%) Selenium
10 16 (2.01%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 16 (2.01%) Vagrant
11 12 (1.51%) Ant
12 11 (1.38%) PHPUnit
13 10 (1.26%) gulp
13 10 (1.26%) HP UFT
13 10 (1.26%) Team Foundation Server
14 9 (1.13%) JUnit
14 9 (1.13%) NUnit
14 9 (1.13%) Visual Studio Team System
15 7 (0.88%) Cucumber
General
1 66 (8.29%) Marketing
2 64 (8.04%) Finance
3 24 (3.02%) Telecoms
4 17 (2.14%) Publishing
5 15 (1.88%) Retail
6 13 (1.63%) Games
7 11 (1.38%) Banking
8 9 (1.13%) Back Office
8 9 (1.13%) Manufacturing
9 8 (1.01%) Legal
10 7 (0.88%) Electronics
11 5 (0.63%) Advertising
12 4 (0.50%) Multimedia
13 3 (0.38%) Automotive
14 2 (0.25%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 602 (75.63%) Developer
2 380 (47.74%) PHP Developer
3 164 (20.60%) Web Developer
4 127 (15.95%) HTML Developer
5 113 (14.20%) HTML CSS Developer
6 91 (11.43%) PHP Web Developer
7 81 (10.18%) JavaScript Developer
7 81 (10.18%) Senior Developer
8 70 (8.79%) MySQL Developer
8 70 (8.79%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 64 (8.04%) Senior PHP Developer
10 60 (7.54%) Magento Developer
11 59 (7.41%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 53 (6.66%) Software Developer
13 44 (5.53%) Lead Developer
14 38 (4.77%) .NET Developer
14 38 (4.77%) PHP Magento Developer
15 37 (4.65%) Junior
16 31 (3.89%) Lead PHP Developer
17 29 (3.64%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 478 (60.05%) HTML
2 465 (58.42%) CSS
3 316 (39.70%) jQuery
4 223 (28.02%) HTML5
5 168 (21.11%) CSS3
6 146 (18.34%) XML
7 133 (16.71%) .NET
8 116 (14.57%) LAMP
9 98 (12.31%) Ajax
10 92 (11.56%) Sass
11 88 (11.06%) AngularJS
12 87 (10.93%) Symfony
13 82 (10.30%) Laravel
14 77 (9.67%) JSON
15 70 (8.79%) Web Services
16 62 (7.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 53 (6.66%) ASP.NET
18 50 (6.28%) SOAP
19 48 (6.03%) REST
20 32 (4.02%) CodeIgniter
Miscellaneous
1 56 (7.04%) User Experience
2 53 (6.66%) Mobile App
3 40 (5.03%) Analytical Skills
4 30 (3.77%) Computer Science
5 27 (3.39%) Enterprise Software
6 17 (2.14%) Management Information System
7 16 (2.01%) Social Media
8 13 (1.63%) Hybrid Cloud
9 10 (1.26%) Blog
10 9 (1.13%) Client/Server
10 9 (1.13%) iPhone
11 8 (1.01%) e-Learning
12 7 (0.88%) iPad
13 6 (0.75%) Animation
14 4 (0.50%) Mathematics
14 4 (0.50%) Telematics
14 4 (0.50%) Video Editing
15 3 (0.38%) Physics
15 3 (0.38%) Streaming Media
15 3 (0.38%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 220 (27.64%) Linux
2 49 (6.16%) Windows
3 29 (3.64%) Android
3 29 (3.64%) Unix
4 27 (3.39%) CentOS
5 25 (3.14%) Apple iOS
5 25 (3.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 14 (1.76%) Debian
6 14 (1.76%) Ubuntu
7 7 (0.88%) Windows Server
8 3 (0.38%) Windows Mobile
9 2 (0.25%) AIX
9 2 (0.25%) Fedora
9 2 (0.25%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.13%) HPUX
10 1 (0.13%) Solaris
10 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 213 (26.76%) Agile Software Development
2 180 (22.61%) OO
3 142 (17.84%) E-Commerce
4 123 (15.45%) OOP
5 117 (14.70%) Front End Development
6 116 (14.57%) MVC
7 113 (14.20%) Web Development
8 72 (9.05%) Scrum
9 60 (7.54%) DevOps
10 59 (7.41%) OO PHP
11 54 (6.78%) Responsive Web Design
12 51 (6.41%) Web Design
13 50 (6.28%) Project Management
14 48 (6.03%) Open Source
14 48 (6.03%) TDD
15 47 (5.90%) Software Engineering
16 40 (5.03%) SEO
17 26 (3.27%) Content Management
17 26 (3.27%) Continuous Integration
18 25 (3.14%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 466 (58.54%) JavaScript
2 136 (17.09%) Java
3 114 (14.32%) C#
3 114 (14.32%) SQL
4 104 (13.07%) Python
5 55 (6.91%) Ruby
6 52 (6.53%) C++
7 45 (5.65%) Perl
8 40 (5.03%) PHP 5
9 30 (3.77%) Bash Shell
10 22 (2.76%) C
10 22 (2.76%) Scala
11 19 (2.39%) Objective-C
12 17 (2.14%) VB.NET
13 12 (1.51%) VB
14 11 (1.38%) PowerShell
15 8 (1.01%) Shell Script
16 7 (0.88%) ES6
17 5 (0.63%) CoffeeScript
17 5 (0.63%) Go
Qualifications
1 61 (7.66%) Degree
2 10 (1.26%) CHECK Team Leader
2 10 (1.26%) CREST Certified
2 10 (1.26%) Security Cleared
3 8 (1.01%) MySQL Certification
4 5 (0.63%) ECDL
5 4 (0.50%) DBS Check
6 2 (0.25%) ISEB
6 2 (0.25%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.13%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (3.52%) QA
2 5 (0.63%) WAI
System Software
1 14 (1.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (1.26%) Docker
3 8 (1.01%) Active Directory
4 7 (0.88%) Varnish
5 5 (0.63%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.38%) Squid
7 2 (0.25%) Firmware
7 2 (0.25%) Shibboleth
7 2 (0.25%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.13%) NDS
8 1 (0.13%) Novell eDirectory
8 1 (0.13%) pfSense
8 1 (0.13%) Postfix
8 1 (0.13%) UAG
8 1 (0.13%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 51 (6.41%) Puppet
2 20 (2.51%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (1.63%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 9 (1.13%) HP Quality Center
5 8 (1.01%) Perfmon
6 7 (0.88%) logstash
7 6 (0.75%) Ansible
8 5 (0.63%) SCOM
9 4 (0.50%) Nagios
10 3 (0.38%) Munin
10 3 (0.38%) Zenoss
11 2 (0.25%) cPanel
11 2 (0.25%) Rundeck
11 2 (0.25%) yum
12 1 (0.13%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 1 (0.13%) Kubernetes
12 1 (0.13%) Packer
12 1 (0.13%) Piwik
12 1 (0.13%) Tivoli
12 1 (0.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 100 (12.56%) Zend
2 59 (7.41%) Microsoft
3 39 (4.90%) Adobe
4 38 (4.77%) Google
5 36 (4.52%) Twitter
6 26 (3.27%) Red Hat
7 25 (3.14%) SaltStack
8 19 (2.39%) Facebook
8 19 (2.39%) Oracle
9 15 (1.88%) VMware
10 13 (1.63%) HP
10 13 (1.63%) Perforce
11 9 (1.13%) Atlassian
12 8 (1.01%) Sencha
13 6 (0.75%) IBM
13 6 (0.75%) Salesforce.com
13 6 (0.75%) SAP
14 5 (0.63%) Cisco
15 4 (0.50%) Citrix
15 4 (0.50%) New Relic
Congleton, Cheshire
The Little Black Book Agency
Posted: Yesterday
Crewe, Cheshire
Monarch Digital
Posted: 2 days ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £320000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £38000 - £47000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £42000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £18000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + career progression
Posted: 2 days ago
Northwich, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £38000.00 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £32,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Jambo Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Jambo Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
DCS Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Chassam Contract
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £18000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + flextime + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Merseyside
Chassam Contract
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago