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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PHP
England / North West
Rank 24 27 22
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -5
Permanent jobs citing PHP 501 390 603
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 8.43% 7.08% 8.78%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.46% 14.35% 17.34%
Number of salaries quoted 440 323 531
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,900 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

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
3465 2718 3478
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 58.33% 49.34% 50.65%
Number of salaries quoted 3017 2326 3086
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing PHP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 23 January 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PHP within the North West region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +1 361 £35,000 - 52
Cheshire +2 63 £35,000 +2.94% 17
Lancashire +15 43 £32,500 +8.33% 13
Merseyside -10 29 £36,250 +3.57% 4
PHP
England

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, IT jobs citing PHP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for PHP.

1 611 (60.14%) HTML
2 583 (57.38%) CSS
3 579 (56.99%) JavaScript
4 541 (53.25%) MySQL
5 417 (41.04%) jQuery
6 352 (34.65%) Agile Software Development
7 305 (30.02%) Git (software)
8 297 (29.23%) MVC
9 258 (25.39%) Web Development
10 217 (21.36%) OO
11 211 (20.77%) HTML5
12 207 (20.37%) Laravel
13 203 (19.98%) Linux
14 192 (18.90%) SQL
15 184 (18.11%) OOP
16 177 (17.42%) E-Commerce
17 167 (16.44%) WordPress
18 151 (14.86%) Degree
19 144 (14.17%) Java
20 138 (13.58%) LAMP
21 136 (13.39%) CSS3
22 134 (13.19%) iPad
22 134 (13.19%) Magento
23 125 (12.30%) .NET
24 121 (11.91%) Scrum
25 116 (11.42%) Symfony
26 112 (11.02%) AngularJS
27 110 (10.83%) Node.js
28 109 (10.73%) Software Engineering
29 107 (10.53%) C#

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 167 (16.44%) WordPress
2 71 (6.99%) Apache
3 62 (6.10%) CMS
4 40 (3.94%) Drupal
5 26 (2.56%) nginx
6 13 (1.28%) Apache Spark
7 11 (1.08%) Elasticsearch
7 11 (1.08%) SharePoint
8 9 (0.89%) IIS
9 6 (0.59%) OpenStack
10 5 (0.49%) Joomla!
11 4 (0.39%) ColdFusion
11 4 (0.39%) SilverStripe
12 3 (0.30%) Umbraco
13 2 (0.20%) Apache Solr
13 2 (0.20%) ExpressionEngine
14 1 (0.098%) concrete5
14 1 (0.098%) Confluence
14 1 (0.098%) Facebook Platform
14 1 (0.098%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 32 (3.15%) Photoshop
2 24 (2.36%) MS Excel
3 10 (0.98%) Adobe Illustrator
4 8 (0.79%) MS Office
5 2 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.098%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.098%) InDesign
6 1 (0.098%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 134 (13.19%) Magento
2 11 (1.08%) OpenCart
3 8 (0.79%) osCommerce
4 6 (0.59%) Payment Gateway
5 2 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.098%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 88 (8.66%) Amazon AWS
2 37 (3.64%) GitHub
3 18 (1.77%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (1.18%) Amazon S3
5 7 (0.69%) Google Cloud Platform
6 6 (0.59%) SaaS
7 5 (0.49%) Sage Pay
8 3 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (0.30%) Google Play
9 2 (0.20%) AdWords
9 2 (0.20%) Amazon SQS
9 2 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.20%) Firebase
9 2 (0.20%) Google Analytics
9 2 (0.20%) PaaS
10 1 (0.098%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.098%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.098%) IaaS
10 1 (0.098%) Office 365
10 1 (0.098%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 40 (3.94%) DNS
1 40 (3.94%) Internet
2 26 (2.56%) Firewall
3 16 (1.57%) WAN
4 14 (1.38%) Asterisk PBX
4 14 (1.38%) VoIP
5 13 (1.28%) Broadband
5 13 (1.28%) Ethernet
5 13 (1.28%) HTTP
5 13 (1.28%) IPv6
5 13 (1.28%) TACACS
5 13 (1.28%) Wi-Fi
6 10 (0.98%) TCP/IP
7 6 (0.59%) SMTP
8 5 (0.49%) FTP
8 5 (0.49%) LAN
8 5 (0.49%) LDAP
9 4 (0.39%) SAN
10 3 (0.30%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (0.30%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 541 (53.25%) MySQL
2 104 (10.24%) SQL Server
3 52 (5.12%) NoSQL
4 35 (3.44%) Relational Database
4 35 (3.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 27 (2.66%) RDBMS
6 26 (2.56%) MongoDB
7 24 (2.36%) PostgreSQL
8 22 (2.17%) Big Data
8 22 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 19 (1.87%) SQL Server 2014
10 17 (1.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 8 (0.79%) Crystal Reports
12 7 (0.69%) Redis
13 6 (0.59%) Oracle Database
13 6 (0.59%) SQL Server 2005
14 5 (0.49%) Hadoop
14 5 (0.49%) SQL Server 2008
15 4 (0.39%) CouchDB
15 4 (0.39%) GIS
Development Applications
1 305 (30.02%) Git (software)
2 60 (5.91%) Subversion
3 51 (5.02%) JIRA
4 25 (2.46%) Jenkins
5 22 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
5 22 (2.17%) Visual Studio
6 18 (1.77%) Bitbucket
7 17 (1.67%) Vagrant
8 16 (1.57%) Grunt
8 16 (1.57%) gulp
9 12 (1.18%) PHPUnit
10 11 (1.08%) Selenium
11 9 (0.89%) Mercurial
12 8 (0.79%) git-flow
13 7 (0.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 7 (0.69%) Cucumber
14 6 (0.59%) Maven
14 6 (0.59%) Travis CI
15 5 (0.49%) CircleCI
15 5 (0.49%) HP UFT
General
1 80 (7.87%) Marketing
1 80 (7.87%) Retail
2 56 (5.51%) Finance
3 35 (3.44%) Advertising
4 31 (3.05%) Telecoms
5 23 (2.26%) Games
6 15 (1.48%) Manufacturing
7 12 (1.18%) Electronics
8 8 (0.79%) Multimedia
9 7 (0.69%) Publishing
10 6 (0.59%) Banking
11 4 (0.39%) Legal
12 3 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.20%) Back Office
13 2 (0.20%) Front Office
14 1 (0.098%) Law
Job Titles
1 770 (75.79%) Developer
2 507 (49.90%) PHP Developer
3 143 (14.07%) Web Developer
4 106 (10.43%) Senior Developer
5 88 (8.66%) JavaScript Developer
6 87 (8.56%) Lead Developer
7 82 (8.07%) PHP Web Developer
7 82 (8.07%) Senior PHP Developer
8 73 (7.19%) Lead PHP Developer
9 68 (6.69%) HTML Developer
10 65 (6.40%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 65 (6.40%) HTML CSS Developer
10 65 (6.40%) Software Developer
11 62 (6.10%) Junior
12 59 (5.81%) Junior Developer
13 48 (4.72%) MySQL Developer
13 48 (4.72%) PHP MySQL Developer
14 47 (4.63%) Architect
15 43 (4.23%) Magento Developer
16 41 (4.04%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 611 (60.14%) HTML
2 583 (57.38%) CSS
3 417 (41.04%) jQuery
4 211 (20.77%) HTML5
5 207 (20.37%) Laravel
6 138 (13.58%) LAMP
7 136 (13.39%) CSS3
8 125 (12.30%) .NET
9 116 (11.42%) Symfony
10 112 (11.02%) AngularJS
11 110 (10.83%) Node.js
12 94 (9.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 89 (8.76%) Web Services
14 87 (8.56%) Ajax
15 82 (8.07%) XML
16 72 (7.09%) Sass
17 68 (6.69%) ASP.NET
18 44 (4.33%) CodeIgniter
19 40 (3.94%) REST
20 32 (3.15%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 134 (13.19%) iPad
2 98 (9.65%) User Experience
3 95 (9.35%) Computer Science
4 93 (9.15%) Analytical Skills
5 61 (6.00%) Mobile App
6 28 (2.76%) Algorithms
7 26 (2.56%) Data Structures
8 19 (1.87%) Clustering
9 11 (1.08%) Data Integration
10 10 (0.98%) iPhone
11 9 (0.89%) W3C
12 8 (0.79%) Replication
13 7 (0.69%) Blog
14 6 (0.59%) Device Driver
14 6 (0.59%) Digital Media
14 6 (0.59%) Enterprise Software
14 6 (0.59%) Mathematics
14 6 (0.59%) New Media
14 6 (0.59%) N-Tier
15 5 (0.49%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 203 (19.98%) Linux
2 34 (3.35%) Windows
3 29 (2.85%) Unix
4 25 (2.46%) CentOS
5 22 (2.17%) Android
6 21 (2.07%) Apple iOS
7 18 (1.77%) Ubuntu
8 15 (1.48%) Debian
9 12 (1.18%) Windows Server
10 10 (0.98%) Embedded Linux
11 7 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 6 (0.59%) Solaris
13 5 (0.49%) Mac OS X
14 4 (0.39%) Oracle Linux
15 2 (0.20%) Fedora
15 2 (0.20%) Windows Server 2003
15 2 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
15 2 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
16 1 (0.098%) Windows 7
16 1 (0.098%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 352 (34.65%) Agile Software Development
2 297 (29.23%) MVC
3 258 (25.39%) Web Development
4 217 (21.36%) OO
5 184 (18.11%) OOP
6 177 (17.42%) E-Commerce
7 121 (11.91%) Scrum
8 109 (10.73%) Software Engineering
9 98 (9.65%) Front End Development
10 92 (9.06%) TDD
11 79 (7.78%) OO PHP
12 65 (6.40%) Unit Testing
13 62 (6.10%) Continuous Integration
14 60 (5.91%) DevOps
15 55 (5.41%) SDLC
16 51 (5.02%) Open Source
17 48 (4.72%) Kanban
18 46 (4.53%) Mentoring
19 41 (4.04%) Automated Testing
20 39 (3.84%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 579 (56.99%) JavaScript
2 192 (18.90%) SQL
3 144 (14.17%) Java
4 107 (10.53%) C#
5 82 (8.07%) Python
6 81 (7.97%) Perl
7 51 (5.02%) Ruby
8 43 (4.23%) C++
9 34 (3.35%) PHP 5
10 31 (3.05%) C
11 21 (2.07%) Bash Shell
12 20 (1.97%) Embedded C
13 17 (1.67%) Shell Script
14 15 (1.48%) VB.NET
15 12 (1.18%) T-SQL
15 12 (1.18%) VB
16 11 (1.08%) Embedded C++
17 8 (0.79%) XQuery
18 7 (0.69%) PL/SQL
19 5 (0.49%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 151 (14.86%) Degree
2 13 (1.28%) CCNP
2 13 (1.28%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (1.18%) HNC
3 12 (1.18%) HND
4 5 (0.49%) DBS Check
5 4 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (0.39%) MySQL Certification
5 4 (0.39%) RHCSA
6 1 (0.098%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.098%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.098%) SANS
6 1 (0.098%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (2.76%) QA
2 18 (1.77%) PCI DSS
3 9 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.098%) GCP
4 1 (0.098%) SDET
System Software
1 19 (1.87%) Active Directory
2 14 (1.38%) Docker
2 14 (1.38%) Firmware
2 14 (1.38%) Varnish
3 10 (0.98%) Virtual Machines
4 9 (0.89%) Postfix
4 9 (0.89%) qmail
5 8 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (0.39%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 4 (0.39%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 3 (0.30%) KVM
8 2 (0.20%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.20%) iptables
8 2 (0.20%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (0.20%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.098%) Gluster
9 1 (0.098%) oVirt
9 1 (0.098%) Xen
Systems Management
1 36 (3.54%) Puppet
2 25 (2.46%) Nagios
3 18 (1.77%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (1.28%) OpenNMS
4 13 (1.28%) RANCID
4 13 (1.28%) SCCM
5 9 (0.89%) Failover Clustering
6 7 (0.69%) Ansible
7 5 (0.49%) cPanel
8 4 (0.39%) NetBackup
8 4 (0.39%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 2 (0.20%) Cacti
9 2 (0.20%) Capistrano
9 2 (0.20%) Cobbler
9 2 (0.20%) Kubernetes
9 2 (0.20%) Terraform
10 1 (0.098%) FortiGate
10 1 (0.098%) Host Intrusion Detection System
10 1 (0.098%) Mesos
10 1 (0.098%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 89 (8.76%) Zend
2 42 (4.13%) Microsoft
3 28 (2.76%) Oracle
4 27 (2.66%) Google
5 19 (1.87%) Cisco
6 14 (1.38%) VMware
7 13 (1.28%) Brocade
7 13 (1.28%) Ericsson
7 13 (1.28%) Foundry
7 13 (1.28%) Huawei
7 13 (1.28%) Juniper
7 13 (1.28%) Red Hat
7 13 (1.28%) ZyXEL
8 11 (1.08%) Facebook
9 9 (0.89%) Adobe
10 7 (0.69%) Apple
10 7 (0.69%) IBM
10 7 (0.69%) Twitter
11 5 (0.49%) Salesforce.com
11 5 (0.49%) Xamarin
Preston, Lancashire
ISL
Posted: 4 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £21000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
X4 Group
Salary: £20k - 30k per year
Posted: 2 hours ago
Preston, Lancashire
X4 Group
Salary: £20k - 40k per year
Posted: 2 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Rutherford Grant Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 4 hours ago
Isle of Man
Proactive Appointments
Salary: £35000 - £51000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
UKFast
Salary: From £24,000 to £35,000 per annum depending on experience.
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Isle of Man
Bright Executive Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + company benefits, bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Bury, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £36,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
UKFast
Salary: From £20,000 to £35,000 per annum depending on experience.
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Bury, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Burnley, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Crunchposter
Salary: Market related
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + excellent training and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago