The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 28 26 25
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Permanent jobs citing PHP 550 633 578
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 7.81% 8.70% 8.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.81% 14.55% 13.39%
Number of salaries quoted 452 565 531
Average salary £33,000 £31,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.45% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £41,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
Programming Languages Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
3983 4352 4318
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 56.54% 59.80% 60.68%
Number of salaries quoted 3402 3805 3898
Average salary £35,000 £34,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.44% +2.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +1.35%
PHP
England

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 24 April 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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -15 278 £32,500 +3.17% 13
Cheshire -1 129 £35,000 +12.00% 10
Merseyside +18 98 £35,000 +16.66% 6
Lancashire +10 44 £32,500 +18.18% 2
PHP
England

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 820 (65.39%) MySQL
2 796 (63.48%) HTML
3 737 (58.77%) CSS
4 703 (56.06%) JavaScript
5 438 (34.93%) jQuery
6 379 (30.22%) OO
7 370 (29.51%) MVC
8 359 (28.63%) Zend
9 308 (24.56%) Linux
10 265 (21.13%) E-Commerce
11 246 (19.62%) SQL
12 234 (18.66%) HTML5
13 207 (16.51%) Magento
14 201 (16.03%) PHP5
15 199 (15.87%) Java
16 198 (15.79%) OO PHP
17 192 (15.31%) Git (software)
18 178 (14.19%) Marketing
19 171 (13.64%) OOP
20 169 (13.48%) CSS3
21 164 (13.08%) Symfony
22 161 (12.84%) Web Development
23 156 (12.44%) TDD
24 155 (12.36%) Subversion
25 148 (11.80%) XML
26 140 (11.16%) LAMP
27 139 (11.08%) CMS
28 130 (10.37%) .NET
28 130 (10.37%) Ajax
29 124 (9.89%) Drupal

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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
1 139 (11.08%) CMS
2 124 (9.89%) Drupal
3 116 (9.25%) WordPress
4 115 (9.17%) Apache
5 18 (1.44%) Apache Solr
6 17 (1.36%) OpenStack
7 13 (1.04%) Node.js
7 13 (1.04%) IIS
8 12 (0.96%) Joomla!
8 12 (0.96%) Tomcat
9 11 (0.88%) Liferay
10 9 (0.72%) SharePoint
11 8 (0.64%) MODX
12 6 (0.48%) nginx
13 4 (0.32%) Lync
13 4 (0.32%) Jetty
14 3 (0.24%) WebSphere
15 1 (0.080%) SAS
15 1 (0.080%) MS Exchange
15 1 (0.080%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 56 (4.47%) Photoshop
2 32 (2.55%) Adobe Illustrator
3 16 (1.28%) MS Excel
4 10 (0.80%) FastStats
4 10 (0.80%) MS Visio
4 10 (0.80%) MS Office
5 3 (0.24%) Maple
6 1 (0.080%) InDesign
6 1 (0.080%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.080%) SPSS
6 1 (0.080%) MS Project
6 1 (0.080%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 207 (16.51%) Magento
2 9 (0.72%) Google Analytics
3 4 (0.32%) osCommerce
3 4 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.24%) Agresso
4 3 (0.24%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.080%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.080%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 9 (0.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (0.64%) SaaS
3 7 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.16%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.080%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.080%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.080%) GitHub
5 1 (0.080%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 55 (4.39%) HTTP
2 24 (1.91%) Internet
3 18 (1.44%) SSL
4 11 (0.88%) DNS
4 11 (0.88%) AMQP
5 10 (0.80%) TCP/IP
6 6 (0.48%) Intranet
7 4 (0.32%) NFC
7 4 (0.32%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (0.24%) SSH
9 2 (0.16%) tcpdump
9 2 (0.16%) Wireshark
9 2 (0.16%) SMTP
9 2 (0.16%) Wireless
9 2 (0.16%) Firewall
10 1 (0.080%) 802.11
10 1 (0.080%) DHCP
10 1 (0.080%) FTP
10 1 (0.080%) LAN
10 1 (0.080%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 820 (65.39%) MySQL
2 90 (7.18%) SQL Server
3 30 (2.39%) PostgreSQL
4 19 (1.52%) Big Data
5 18 (1.44%) Relational Database
6 15 (1.20%) MongoDB
7 14 (1.12%) Crystal Reports
8 12 (0.96%) SQL Server 2008
9 10 (0.80%) Oracle Database
9 10 (0.80%) Pentaho
9 10 (0.80%) Oracle Database 11g
9 10 (0.80%) Oracle Reports
10 7 (0.56%) RDBMS
11 6 (0.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 5 (0.40%) SQL Server 2005
12 5 (0.40%) NoSQL
13 4 (0.32%) Data Warehouse
13 4 (0.32%) Ingres
14 3 (0.24%) Redis
15 2 (0.16%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 192 (15.31%) Git (software)
2 155 (12.36%) Subversion
3 60 (4.78%) PHPUnit
4 24 (1.91%) JIRA
5 17 (1.36%) Selenium
6 12 (0.96%) Eclipse
6 12 (0.96%) Visual Studio
7 11 (0.88%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 7 (0.56%) Hudson
8 7 (0.56%) Jenkins
9 5 (0.40%) Ant
9 5 (0.40%) Maven
10 4 (0.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 4 (0.32%) SCons
10 4 (0.32%) RSpec
11 3 (0.24%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 3 (0.24%) Dreamweaver
11 3 (0.24%) Sublime Text
12 2 (0.16%) Phing
12 2 (0.16%) JUnit
General
1 178 (14.19%) Marketing
2 79 (6.30%) Finance
3 55 (4.39%) Retail
4 25 (1.99%) Back Office
4 25 (1.99%) Advertising
5 18 (1.44%) Games
6 9 (0.72%) Manufacturing
7 7 (0.56%) Telecoms
8 6 (0.48%) Automotive
9 5 (0.40%) Music Industry
9 5 (0.40%) French Language
9 5 (0.40%) German Language
10 4 (0.32%) Law
10 4 (0.32%) Legal
11 3 (0.24%) Electronics
11 3 (0.24%) Publishing
11 3 (0.24%) Billing
12 2 (0.16%) Local Government
12 2 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.080%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 1074 (85.65%) Developer
2 616 (49.12%) PHP Developer
3 239 (19.06%) Web Developer
4 142 (11.32%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 106 (8.45%) Senior Developer
6 69 (5.50%) PHP Web Developer
7 65 (5.18%) Front-End Developer
8 64 (5.10%) Senior PHP Developer
9 57 (4.55%) Drupal Developer
10 52 (4.15%) Software Developer
11 51 (4.07%) PHP Drupal Developer
12 50 (3.99%) Lead Developer
13 41 (3.27%) PHP Magento Developer
14 36 (2.87%) Junior
15 34 (2.71%) Junior Developer
16 33 (2.63%) Programmer
17 31 (2.47%) Lead PHP Developer
18 29 (2.31%) Analyst
19 28 (2.23%) MySQL Developer
20 26 (2.07%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 796 (63.48%) HTML
2 737 (58.77%) CSS
3 438 (34.93%) jQuery
4 234 (18.66%) HTML5
5 169 (13.48%) CSS3
6 164 (13.08%) Symfony
7 148 (11.80%) XML
8 140 (11.16%) LAMP
9 130 (10.37%) .NET
9 130 (10.37%) Ajax
10 99 (7.89%) Zend Framework
11 95 (7.58%) CodeIgniter
12 87 (6.94%) Web Services
13 86 (6.86%) JSON
14 78 (6.22%) XHTML
15 69 (5.50%) ASP.NET
16 65 (5.18%) SOAP
16 65 (5.18%) REST
17 49 (3.91%) CakePHP
18 46 (3.67%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 87 (6.94%) Computer Science
2 83 (6.62%) Open Source
3 56 (4.47%) Mobile App
4 47 (3.75%) Social Media
5 40 (3.19%) Visualisation
6 29 (2.31%) W3C
7 20 (1.59%) EPoS
7 20 (1.59%) Xbox
8 18 (1.44%) Mathematics
8 18 (1.44%) Digital Media
9 12 (0.96%) Management Information System
10 10 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
11 9 (0.72%) NHS
11 9 (0.72%) Client/Server
12 8 (0.64%) Statistics
12 8 (0.64%) Smartphone
13 7 (0.56%) Replication
13 7 (0.56%) Augmented Reality
14 4 (0.32%) iPhone
15 3 (0.24%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 308 (24.56%) Linux
2 71 (5.66%) UNIX
3 51 (4.07%) Windows
4 48 (3.83%) Apple iOS
5 39 (3.11%) Android
6 18 (1.44%) CentOS
7 7 (0.56%) Debian
8 5 (0.40%) Mac OS X
8 5 (0.40%) Ubuntu
9 4 (0.32%) Windows 7
9 4 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.24%) Solaris
10 3 (0.24%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.16%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.16%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.080%) SUSE
12 1 (0.080%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.080%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.080%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 379 (30.22%) OO
2 370 (29.51%) MVC
3 265 (21.13%) E-Commerce
4 198 (15.79%) OO PHP
5 171 (13.64%) OOP
6 161 (12.84%) Web Development
7 156 (12.44%) TDD
8 112 (8.93%) Scrum
9 101 (8.05%) Agile Software Development
10 87 (6.94%) Software Engineering
11 86 (6.86%) Web Design
12 73 (5.82%) Digital Marketing
13 70 (5.58%) Project Management
14 69 (5.50%) SEO
15 64 (5.10%) Responsive Web Design
16 59 (4.70%) Unit Testing
17 51 (4.07%) Automated Testing
18 46 (3.67%) UML
19 42 (3.35%) Content Management
20 41 (3.27%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 703 (56.06%) JavaScript
2 246 (19.62%) SQL
3 201 (16.03%) PHP5
4 199 (15.87%) Java
5 105 (8.37%) C#
6 93 (7.42%) Ruby
7 79 (6.30%) Perl
8 65 (5.18%) Python
9 56 (4.47%) C++
10 35 (2.79%) C
11 31 (2.47%) Shell Script
12 30 (2.39%) Bash Shell
13 26 (2.07%) VB.NET
14 22 (1.75%) VB
15 12 (0.96%) VB6
15 12 (0.96%) Objective-C
16 9 (0.72%) Delphi
16 9 (0.72%) Scala
16 9 (0.72%) Golang
17 7 (0.56%) PHP4
Qualifications
1 120 (9.57%) Degree
2 11 (0.88%) Security Cleared
3 10 (0.80%) RHCE
4 7 (0.56%) MySQL Certification
5 3 (0.24%) PMP
5 3 (0.24%) PMI Certification
5 3 (0.24%) APMG
6 2 (0.16%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.16%) MCSE
7 1 (0.080%) PhD
7 1 (0.080%) CCIE
7 1 (0.080%) CCNP
7 1 (0.080%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.080%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (1.67%) QA
2 10 (0.80%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.24%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (0.24%) Hyper-V
2 2 (0.16%) Varnish
2 2 (0.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.16%) Squid
2 2 (0.16%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.080%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (0.080%) Samba
3 1 (0.080%) Xen
3 1 (0.080%) Sendmail
3 1 (0.080%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 14 (1.12%) Nagios
1 14 (1.12%) Puppet
2 11 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (0.80%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 7 (0.56%) Plesk
5 6 (0.48%) CFEngine
6 3 (0.24%) SCOM
7 2 (0.16%) Vagrant
7 2 (0.16%) Capistrano
7 2 (0.16%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.080%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 359 (28.63%) Zend
2 58 (4.63%) Oracle
3 56 (4.47%) Adobe
4 37 (2.95%) Microsoft
5 34 (2.71%) Facebook
6 30 (2.39%) Google
7 16 (1.28%) Twitter
8 13 (1.04%) Red Hat
9 11 (0.88%) Business Objects
10 9 (0.72%) VMware
11 7 (0.56%) Apple
11 7 (0.56%) Sun
11 7 (0.56%) DevExpress
12 6 (0.48%) SolarWinds
12 6 (0.48%) Progress
13 5 (0.40%) Sony
13 5 (0.40%) Cisco
13 5 (0.40%) Appcelerator
13 5 (0.40%) Rackspace
14 4 (0.32%) NetApp
Liverpool, Merseyside
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20,000 - 25,000
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 23,000 - 30,000
Posted: 8 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Foresight Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
PNG Recruitment Solutions
Salary: From £28,000 to £31,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £33000 - £38000 per annum + +Bonus +Full Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Chassam Contract
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability.co.uk
Posted: Yesterday
Blackburn, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 16,000 - 18,000
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Reason Digital
Salary: From £32,000 to £38,000 per annum dependent on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Bonus & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 35,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Northwich, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £3000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
Candidate Source
Salary: £17,000 to £22,000 depending on experience / skills
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Virtual Resources
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum + standby allowance + pension
Posted: 3 days ago