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 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 34 29 31
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +2
Permanent jobs citing PHP 349 459 492
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 6.27% 7.13% 6.97%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.60% 13.69% 12.78%
Number of salaries quoted 292 384 406
Median salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,439 £35,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
+4.11% +1.44%
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
3008 3352 3850
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 54.02% 52.10% 54.55%
Number of salaries quoted 2602 2838 3257
Median salary £40,000 £39,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +6.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,346 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.36% -

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 1 July 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PHP within the North West region over the 3 months to 1 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -4 238 £37,000 +5.71% 79
Lancashire -4 45 £32,500 +4.00% 13
Cheshire +15 41 £40,000 +14.28% 28
Merseyside -15 19 £30,000 -14.28% 13
Cumbria -2 1 £27,500 -35.29%
PHP
England

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, 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.

1 438 (58.87%) JavaScript
2 423 (56.85%) HTML
3 404 (54.30%) CSS
4 353 (47.45%) MySQL
5 267 (35.89%) jQuery
6 229 (30.78%) Agile Software Development
7 224 (30.11%) Web Development
8 199 (26.75%) Git (software)
9 192 (25.81%) Linux
10 181 (24.33%) MVC
11 178 (23.92%) OO
12 174 (23.39%) HTML5
13 169 (22.72%) Java
14 143 (19.22%) E-Commerce
15 132 (17.74%) .NET
16 121 (16.26%) Magento
16 121 (16.26%) Degree
17 120 (16.13%) WordPress
18 119 (15.99%) XML
18 119 (15.99%) CSS3
19 114 (15.32%) SQL
20 104 (13.98%) OOP
21 99 (13.31%) C#
22 97 (13.04%) LAMP
23 95 (12.77%) Web Services
24 92 (12.37%) Ajax
25 79 (10.62%) Python
26 75 (10.08%) Scrum
26 75 (10.08%) Zend
26 75 (10.08%) TDD

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
1 120 (16.13%) WordPress
2 70 (9.41%) Apache
3 59 (7.93%) Drupal
4 48 (6.45%) CMS
5 31 (4.17%) nginx
6 19 (2.55%) SharePoint
7 14 (1.88%) IIS
8 10 (1.34%) Elasticsearch
8 10 (1.34%) Moodle
9 9 (1.21%) Joomla!
10 8 (1.08%) GeoServer
11 7 (0.94%) Confluence
11 7 (0.94%) Tomcat
12 6 (0.81%) Apache Solr
13 4 (0.54%) OpenStack
14 3 (0.40%) ColdFusion
15 2 (0.27%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 2 (0.27%) Umbraco
16 1 (0.13%) ExpressionEngine
16 1 (0.13%) JBoss
Applications
1 34 (4.57%) Photoshop
2 19 (2.55%) MS Excel
3 12 (1.61%) Adobe Illustrator
4 11 (1.48%) MS Office
5 8 (1.08%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 4 (0.54%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 121 (16.26%) Magento
2 7 (0.94%) Payment Gateway
3 4 (0.54%) OpenCart
4 2 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.27%) osCommerce
4 2 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 45 (6.05%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (2.69%) GitHub
3 13 (1.75%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 13 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (1.48%) SaaS
5 6 (0.81%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (0.67%) Amazon ELB
6 5 (0.67%) Amazon S3
6 5 (0.67%) AWS CloudFormation
6 5 (0.67%) CloudFront
7 3 (0.40%) Google Analytics
7 3 (0.40%) IaaS
7 3 (0.40%) PaaS
8 2 (0.27%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 2 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.27%) Google Apps
8 2 (0.27%) Google Play
8 2 (0.27%) MailChimp
9 1 (0.13%) iTunes
9 1 (0.13%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 24 (3.23%) Internet
2 21 (2.82%) SSL
3 19 (2.55%) Network Security
4 16 (2.15%) Firewall
5 14 (1.88%) VPN
6 13 (1.75%) DNS
7 11 (1.48%) HTTP
7 11 (1.48%) MRTG
8 9 (1.21%) Ethernet
9 8 (1.08%) BGP
9 8 (1.08%) LAN
9 8 (1.08%) OSPF
9 8 (1.08%) VLAN
9 8 (1.08%) VoIP
10 7 (0.94%) Intranet
10 7 (0.94%) SNMP
11 6 (0.81%) Broadband
11 6 (0.81%) IPv6
11 6 (0.81%) LLU
11 6 (0.81%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 353 (47.45%) MySQL
2 61 (8.20%) SQL Server
3 53 (7.12%) Relational Database
4 26 (3.49%) PostgreSQL
5 21 (2.82%) Redis
6 15 (2.02%) NoSQL
7 14 (1.88%) Data Warehouse
7 14 (1.88%) MongoDB
8 11 (1.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 9 (1.21%) SQL Server 2008
9 9 (1.21%) SQL Server 2012
9 9 (1.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 8 (1.08%) GIS
11 7 (0.94%) Big Data
12 6 (0.81%) Amazon RDS
13 5 (0.67%) DB2
13 5 (0.67%) MariaDB
14 4 (0.54%) Data Mining
15 2 (0.27%) InterSystems Cache
15 2 (0.27%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 199 (26.75%) Git (software)
2 46 (6.18%) Subversion
3 36 (4.84%) Jenkins
4 28 (3.76%) Mercurial
5 27 (3.63%) Grunt
6 22 (2.96%) PhpStorm
6 22 (2.96%) Visual Studio
7 18 (2.42%) JIRA
8 13 (1.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 13 (1.75%) gulp
9 11 (1.48%) Vagrant
10 10 (1.34%) Selenium
11 9 (1.21%) PHPUnit
11 9 (1.21%) Team Foundation Server
12 7 (0.94%) Dreamweaver
13 6 (0.81%) Ant
13 6 (0.81%) Cucumber
14 5 (0.67%) GitLab
14 5 (0.67%) Maven
14 5 (0.67%) Phing
General
1 58 (7.80%) Marketing
2 48 (6.45%) Finance
3 22 (2.96%) Telecoms
4 19 (2.55%) Games
5 17 (2.28%) Publishing
5 17 (2.28%) Retail
6 10 (1.34%) Multimedia
7 9 (1.21%) Advertising
7 9 (1.21%) Banking
8 8 (1.08%) Back Office
8 8 (1.08%) Manufacturing
9 5 (0.67%) Electronics
10 4 (0.54%) Legal
11 1 (0.13%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 596 (80.11%) Developer
2 389 (52.28%) PHP Developer
3 111 (14.92%) Web Developer
4 92 (12.37%) Senior Developer
5 91 (12.23%) JavaScript Developer
6 89 (11.96%) Software Developer
7 82 (11.02%) HTML Developer
8 72 (9.68%) PHP Web Developer
9 67 (9.01%) HTML CSS Developer
10 55 (7.39%) MySQL Developer
11 54 (7.26%) Lead Developer
11 54 (7.26%) Magento Developer
11 54 (7.26%) PHP MySQL Developer
11 54 (7.26%) Senior PHP Developer
12 44 (5.91%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 38 (5.11%) Junior
14 37 (4.97%) Lead PHP Developer
14 37 (4.97%) PHP Magento Developer
15 36 (4.84%) Junior Developer
16 33 (4.44%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 423 (56.85%) HTML
2 404 (54.30%) CSS
3 267 (35.89%) jQuery
4 174 (23.39%) HTML5
5 132 (17.74%) .NET
6 119 (15.99%) CSS3
6 119 (15.99%) XML
7 97 (13.04%) LAMP
8 95 (12.77%) Web Services
9 92 (12.37%) Ajax
10 75 (10.08%) Laravel
11 73 (9.81%) AngularJS
12 68 (9.14%) Symfony
13 54 (7.26%) SOAP
14 53 (7.12%) Node.js
15 50 (6.72%) JSON
15 50 (6.72%) Sass
16 45 (6.05%) ASP.NET
16 45 (6.05%) REST
17 42 (5.65%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 62 (8.33%) iPad
2 55 (7.39%) Computer Science
3 40 (5.38%) Analytical Skills
4 39 (5.24%) User Experience
5 35 (4.70%) Enterprise Software
6 32 (4.30%) Mobile App
7 20 (2.69%) Blog
8 19 (2.55%) e-Learning
9 10 (1.34%) Replication
9 10 (1.34%) Smartphone
9 10 (1.34%) Social Media
10 9 (1.21%) NHS
11 8 (1.08%) Data Centre
12 6 (0.81%) Learning Management System
12 6 (0.81%) Management Information System
13 5 (0.67%) Data Integration
13 5 (0.67%) Fintech
13 5 (0.67%) W3C
14 4 (0.54%) Client/Server
15 3 (0.40%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 192 (25.81%) Linux
2 58 (7.80%) Windows
3 24 (3.23%) Android
4 23 (3.09%) Apple iOS
5 22 (2.96%) CentOS
6 17 (2.28%) Windows Server
7 16 (2.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 12 (1.61%) Unix
9 9 (1.21%) Ubuntu
10 8 (1.08%) Debian
11 7 (0.94%) Mac OS X
12 3 (0.40%) Fedora
12 3 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.13%) Embedded Linux
13 1 (0.13%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 229 (30.78%) Agile Software Development
2 224 (30.11%) Web Development
3 181 (24.33%) MVC
4 178 (23.92%) OO
5 143 (19.22%) E-Commerce
6 104 (13.98%) OOP
7 75 (10.08%) Scrum
7 75 (10.08%) TDD
8 71 (9.54%) Responsive Web Design
9 66 (8.87%) Project Management
10 65 (8.74%) Front End Development
11 61 (8.20%) OO PHP
12 57 (7.66%) Unit Testing
13 49 (6.59%) DevOps
14 47 (6.32%) Mentoring
15 43 (5.78%) Open Source
16 38 (5.11%) SDLC
16 38 (5.11%) Software Engineering
17 26 (3.49%) SEO
18 24 (3.23%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 438 (58.87%) JavaScript
2 169 (22.72%) Java
3 114 (15.32%) SQL
4 99 (13.31%) C#
5 79 (10.62%) Python
6 72 (9.68%) Ruby
7 64 (8.60%) C++
8 60 (8.06%) Perl
9 39 (5.24%) C
10 25 (3.36%) Bash Shell
11 24 (3.23%) PHP 5
12 23 (3.09%) Objective-C
13 19 (2.55%) VB.NET
14 12 (1.61%) Go
15 10 (1.34%) ActionScript
16 6 (0.81%) CoffeeScript
17 5 (0.67%) Shell Script
17 5 (0.67%) T-SQL
18 4 (0.54%) PowerShell
19 3 (0.40%) Scala
Qualifications
1 121 (16.26%) Degree
2 17 (2.28%) CHECK Team Leader
2 17 (2.28%) CREST Certified
2 17 (2.28%) Security Cleared
3 12 (1.61%) Cyber Scheme
3 12 (1.61%) Tigerscheme
4 5 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (0.54%) ECDL
5 4 (0.54%) ISEB
5 4 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (0.27%) CCNP
6 2 (0.27%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.27%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.27%) JNCIP
7 1 (0.13%) HND
7 1 (0.13%) MCSD
7 1 (0.13%) MCSE
7 1 (0.13%) OCP
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.13%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (5.38%) QA
2 8 (1.08%) PCI DSS
3 4 (0.54%) WAI
4 3 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.13%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (2.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (2.15%) Active Directory
3 13 (1.75%) Virtual Machines
4 11 (1.48%) Hyper-V
4 11 (1.48%) Varnish
5 8 (1.08%) Docker
6 5 (0.67%) Squid
7 4 (0.54%) VirtualBox
8 3 (0.40%) Firmware
8 3 (0.40%) Postfix
9 2 (0.27%) iptables
9 2 (0.27%) KVM
9 2 (0.27%) oVirt
9 2 (0.27%) VMware Workstation
9 2 (0.27%) Xen
10 1 (0.13%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 36 (4.84%) Puppet
2 16 (2.15%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (2.02%) Nagios
4 10 (1.34%) Cacti
5 8 (1.08%) Munin
6 7 (0.94%) Ansible
7 6 (0.81%) OpenNMS
7 6 (0.81%) RANCID
7 6 (0.81%) SCCM
7 6 (0.81%) SCOM
7 6 (0.81%) Zenoss
8 4 (0.54%) Packer
8 4 (0.54%) Rundeck
9 3 (0.40%) Backup Exec
10 2 (0.27%) Red Hat Spacewalk
11 1 (0.13%) HAProxy
11 1 (0.13%) SmokePing
11 1 (0.13%) Tivoli
11 1 (0.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 75 (10.08%) Zend
2 55 (7.39%) Microsoft
3 31 (4.17%) Oracle
4 22 (2.96%) VMware
5 19 (2.55%) Adobe
5 19 (2.55%) Twitter
6 16 (2.15%) Cisco
7 15 (2.02%) SaltStack
8 12 (1.61%) Google
9 11 (1.48%) Red Hat
10 10 (1.34%) Facebook
11 8 (1.08%) ESRI
12 7 (0.94%) Citrix
12 7 (0.94%) HP
12 7 (0.94%) Remedy
13 6 (0.81%) Ericsson
13 6 (0.81%) Huawei
13 6 (0.81%) IBM
13 6 (0.81%) Juniper
13 6 (0.81%) New Relic
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
D4 Digital Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum Unrivalled Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
blu digital
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £25,000 - £45,000 pa
Posted: 4 hours ago
Merseyside
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000 per annum + flexible working hours
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
nGAGE Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits + pension + flextime
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Search Consultancy
Salary: Excellent Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Search Consultancy
Salary: £21000.00 - £26000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Computer People
Posted: Yesterday
Preston, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits & Pension
Posted: 3 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Lancaster, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £33000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £28000.00 - £31000.00 per annum + fantastic benefits & pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Chassam Contract
Salary: £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago