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 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 28 31 36
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +5
Permanent jobs citing PHP 453 464 467
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 7.41% 6.94% 6.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.63% 13.76% 11.47%
Number of salaries quoted 407 409 391
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,750 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
3323 3371 4070
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 54.32% 50.42% 54.62%
Number of salaries quoted 2900 2890 3390
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 25 August 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 25 August 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 +5 301 £37,500 +7.14% 82
Cheshire +24 81 £37,500 +7.14% 33
Lancashire -4 34 £31,000 -4.61% 14
Merseyside -12 33 £36,750 +5.00% 6
Cumbria -1 1 £27,500 -35.29%
PHP
England

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 August 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.

1 454 (57.40%) HTML
2 449 (56.76%) CSS
3 448 (56.64%) JavaScript
4 403 (50.95%) MySQL
5 298 (37.67%) jQuery
6 237 (29.96%) Agile Software Development
7 231 (29.20%) Git (software)
8 227 (28.70%) MVC
9 214 (27.05%) Web Development
10 187 (23.64%) Linux
11 179 (22.63%) HTML5
12 164 (20.73%) OO
13 161 (20.35%) Java
14 152 (19.22%) E-Commerce
15 144 (18.20%) Magento
16 142 (17.95%) WordPress
17 131 (16.56%) CSS3
18 129 (16.31%) SQL
19 124 (15.68%) Degree
20 123 (15.55%) OOP
21 121 (15.30%) .NET
22 113 (14.29%) XML
23 112 (14.16%) LAMP
24 103 (13.02%) C#
25 97 (12.26%) Web Services
26 94 (11.88%) TDD
27 89 (11.25%) Laravel
28 82 (10.37%) Front End Development
29 80 (10.11%) Node.js
30 79 (9.99%) AngularJS

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
1 142 (17.95%) WordPress
2 70 (8.85%) Apache
3 66 (8.34%) Drupal
4 59 (7.46%) CMS
5 29 (3.67%) nginx
6 16 (2.02%) IIS
6 16 (2.02%) SharePoint
7 13 (1.64%) Elasticsearch
8 12 (1.52%) Joomla!
9 8 (1.01%) Moodle
10 7 (0.88%) GeoServer
11 6 (0.76%) Apache Solr
12 5 (0.63%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 3 (0.38%) Apache Spark
13 3 (0.38%) ColdFusion
13 3 (0.38%) Confluence
13 3 (0.38%) Tomcat
14 2 (0.25%) ExpressionEngine
15 1 (0.13%) JBoss
15 1 (0.13%) Umbraco
Applications
1 35 (4.42%) Photoshop
2 21 (2.65%) MS Excel
3 12 (1.52%) MS Office
4 6 (0.76%) Adobe Illustrator
5 4 (0.51%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.25%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.13%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 144 (18.20%) Magento
2 11 (1.39%) OpenCart
3 7 (0.88%) osCommerce
3 7 (0.88%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (0.25%) Visualfiles
5 1 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 50 (6.32%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (2.40%) GitHub
3 13 (1.64%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 12 (1.52%) SaaS
5 8 (1.01%) Amazon EC2
6 7 (0.88%) Amazon S3
6 7 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (0.51%) AdWords
7 4 (0.51%) Google Analytics
8 3 (0.38%) Amazon ELB
8 3 (0.38%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (0.38%) CloudFront
8 3 (0.38%) PaaS
8 3 (0.38%) TestFlight
9 2 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.25%) Google Apps
9 2 (0.25%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.25%) IaaS
9 2 (0.25%) MailChimp
10 1 (0.13%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (3.41%) Internet
2 25 (3.16%) DNS
3 22 (2.78%) Firewall
4 18 (2.28%) Network Security
4 18 (2.28%) SSL
5 15 (1.90%) Ethernet
6 14 (1.77%) VoIP
6 14 (1.77%) VPN
7 12 (1.52%) Asterisk PBX
7 12 (1.52%) Broadband
7 12 (1.52%) HTTP
7 12 (1.52%) IPv6
7 12 (1.52%) TACACS
7 12 (1.52%) Wi-Fi
8 10 (1.26%) BGP
8 10 (1.26%) OSPF
8 10 (1.26%) VLAN
9 9 (1.14%) MRTG
9 9 (1.14%) SNMP
10 8 (1.01%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 403 (50.95%) MySQL
2 65 (8.22%) SQL Server
3 37 (4.68%) Relational Database
4 28 (3.54%) NoSQL
5 26 (3.29%) PostgreSQL
6 24 (3.03%) MongoDB
7 20 (2.53%) Data Warehouse
7 20 (2.53%) Redis
8 13 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 10 (1.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 8 (1.01%) SQL Server 2008
10 8 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
11 7 (0.88%) GIS
11 7 (0.88%) RDBMS
12 6 (0.76%) Big Data
13 5 (0.63%) InterSystems Cache
13 5 (0.63%) MariaDB
13 5 (0.63%) SQL Server 2014
14 3 (0.38%) Amazon RDS
15 2 (0.25%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 231 (29.20%) Git (software)
2 51 (6.45%) Subversion
3 35 (4.42%) Jenkins
4 27 (3.41%) Visual Studio
5 26 (3.29%) Grunt
6 21 (2.65%) JIRA
7 19 (2.40%) Mercurial
8 15 (1.90%) gulp
9 13 (1.64%) PhpStorm
9 13 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
10 10 (1.26%) PHPUnit
11 9 (1.14%) Ant
11 9 (1.14%) Maven
12 8 (1.01%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 7 (0.88%) Bitbucket
13 7 (0.88%) Dreamweaver
13 7 (0.88%) TeamCity
14 6 (0.76%) Vagrant
15 5 (0.63%) Selenium
16 4 (0.51%) NUnit
General
1 76 (9.61%) Marketing
2 38 (4.80%) Finance
3 35 (4.42%) Telecoms
4 30 (3.79%) Retail
5 19 (2.40%) Games
6 17 (2.15%) Multimedia
7 14 (1.77%) Manufacturing
8 13 (1.64%) Advertising
9 12 (1.52%) Publishing
10 10 (1.26%) Banking
11 7 (0.88%) Back Office
12 5 (0.63%) Electronics
13 3 (0.38%) Legal
14 2 (0.25%) Law
15 1 (0.13%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 631 (79.77%) Developer
2 418 (52.84%) PHP Developer
3 112 (14.16%) Senior Developer
4 103 (13.02%) Web Developer
5 77 (9.73%) JavaScript Developer
5 77 (9.73%) Software Developer
6 66 (8.34%) Lead Developer
7 65 (8.22%) Senior PHP Developer
8 62 (7.84%) PHP Web Developer
9 60 (7.59%) HTML Developer
10 52 (6.57%) HTML CSS Developer
11 50 (6.32%) Lead PHP Developer
12 48 (6.07%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 48 (6.07%) Magento Developer
13 42 (5.31%) MySQL Developer
14 41 (5.18%) PHP MySQL Developer
15 36 (4.55%) Java Developer
16 35 (4.42%) PHP Magento Developer
17 34 (4.30%) Junior
18 30 (3.79%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 454 (57.40%) HTML
2 449 (56.76%) CSS
3 298 (37.67%) jQuery
4 179 (22.63%) HTML5
5 131 (16.56%) CSS3
6 121 (15.30%) .NET
7 113 (14.29%) XML
8 112 (14.16%) LAMP
9 97 (12.26%) Web Services
10 89 (11.25%) Laravel
11 80 (10.11%) Node.js
12 79 (9.99%) AngularJS
13 75 (9.48%) Symfony
14 70 (8.85%) Ajax
15 63 (7.96%) Sass
16 51 (6.45%) ASP.NET
17 49 (6.19%) JSON
18 48 (6.07%) CodeIgniter
19 46 (5.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 45 (5.69%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 76 (9.61%) iPad
2 61 (7.71%) Computer Science
3 51 (6.45%) Mobile App
4 41 (5.18%) Analytical Skills
4 41 (5.18%) User Experience
5 21 (2.65%) Blog
6 18 (2.28%) e-Learning
7 15 (1.90%) Enterprise Software
8 10 (1.26%) Data Centre
8 10 (1.26%) Social Media
8 10 (1.26%) W3C
9 9 (1.14%) NHS
9 9 (1.14%) Replication
10 6 (0.76%) Fintech
10 6 (0.76%) Learning Management System
11 5 (0.63%) Clustering
12 4 (0.51%) Algorithms
12 4 (0.51%) Graphic Design
12 4 (0.51%) iPhone
12 4 (0.51%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 187 (23.64%) Linux
2 48 (6.07%) Windows
3 26 (3.29%) Unix
4 20 (2.53%) Windows Server
5 18 (2.28%) Android
5 18 (2.28%) Apple iOS
6 17 (2.15%) CentOS
7 16 (2.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (1.26%) Debian
9 7 (0.88%) Ubuntu
9 7 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (0.51%) Mac OS X
10 4 (0.51%) Solaris
11 3 (0.38%) Fedora
11 3 (0.38%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.13%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 237 (29.96%) Agile Software Development
2 227 (28.70%) MVC
3 214 (27.05%) Web Development
4 164 (20.73%) OO
5 152 (19.22%) E-Commerce
6 123 (15.55%) OOP
7 94 (11.88%) TDD
8 82 (10.37%) Front End Development
9 74 (9.36%) Scrum
10 72 (9.10%) OO PHP
11 64 (8.09%) Unit Testing
12 60 (7.59%) Responsive Web Design
13 55 (6.95%) Project Management
14 54 (6.83%) Mentoring
14 54 (6.83%) SDLC
15 51 (6.45%) DevOps
16 50 (6.32%) Software Engineering
17 45 (5.69%) Open Source
18 29 (3.67%) BDD
19 28 (3.54%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 448 (56.64%) JavaScript
2 161 (20.35%) Java
3 129 (16.31%) SQL
4 103 (13.02%) C#
5 70 (8.85%) Python
6 65 (8.22%) Perl
7 60 (7.59%) Ruby
8 54 (6.83%) C++
9 30 (3.79%) PHP 5
10 23 (2.91%) Bash Shell
11 21 (2.65%) C
12 19 (2.40%) Objective-C
12 19 (2.40%) VB.NET
13 14 (1.77%) Go
13 14 (1.77%) Shell Script
14 9 (1.14%) ActionScript
15 6 (0.76%) ES6
16 5 (0.63%) T-SQL
17 4 (0.51%) Embedded C
17 4 (0.51%) VB
Qualifications
1 124 (15.68%) Degree
2 16 (2.02%) CHECK Team Leader
2 16 (2.02%) CREST Certified
2 16 (2.02%) Security Cleared
3 12 (1.52%) Cyber Scheme
3 12 (1.52%) Tigerscheme
4 6 (0.76%) CCNP
4 6 (0.76%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (0.51%) ISEB
6 3 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (0.38%) RHCSA
7 2 (0.25%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.25%) JNCIP
8 1 (0.13%) MCSD
8 1 (0.13%) MCSE
8 1 (0.13%) OCP
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.13%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (4.93%) QA
2 18 (2.28%) PCI DSS
3 8 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.13%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (3.03%) Active Directory
2 17 (2.15%) Virtual Machines
3 16 (2.02%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (1.77%) Varnish
5 9 (1.14%) Docker
6 7 (0.88%) Hyper-V
7 4 (0.51%) Firmware
8 3 (0.38%) Postfix
8 3 (0.38%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 3 (0.38%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 3 (0.38%) VirtualBox
9 2 (0.25%) iptables
9 2 (0.25%) KVM
9 2 (0.25%) oVirt
9 2 (0.25%) VMware Workstation
9 2 (0.25%) Xen
10 1 (0.13%) Squid
Systems Management
1 37 (4.68%) Puppet
2 21 (2.65%) Nagios
3 16 (2.02%) Cacti
4 14 (1.77%) Opscode Chef
5 12 (1.52%) OpenNMS
5 12 (1.52%) RANCID
5 12 (1.52%) SCCM
6 8 (1.01%) Munin
6 8 (1.01%) SCOM
7 7 (0.88%) Backup Exec
8 4 (0.51%) Ansible
9 3 (0.38%) Failover Clustering
9 3 (0.38%) NetBackup
9 3 (0.38%) Packer
9 3 (0.38%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 2 (0.25%) Zenoss
11 1 (0.13%) cPanel
11 1 (0.13%) HAProxy
11 1 (0.13%) Rundeck
11 1 (0.13%) SmokePing
Vendors
1 79 (9.99%) Zend
2 64 (8.09%) Microsoft
3 33 (4.17%) Oracle
4 22 (2.78%) Google
5 20 (2.53%) Cisco
5 20 (2.53%) VMware
6 14 (1.77%) Red Hat
7 13 (1.64%) Adobe
8 12 (1.52%) Brocade
8 12 (1.52%) Ericsson
8 12 (1.52%) Foundry
8 12 (1.52%) Huawei
8 12 (1.52%) Juniper
8 12 (1.52%) ZyXEL
9 8 (1.01%) Facebook
9 8 (1.01%) Remedy
9 8 (1.01%) Salesforce.com
10 7 (0.88%) ESRI
11 6 (0.76%) Apple
11 6 (0.76%) Sencha
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Recital Consulting
Salary: £35000 Per Annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Wirral, Merseyside
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + flexible working hours, work from home
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + flexible working, pension, healthcare
Posted: 59 minutes ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £45000 per annum + Competitive benefits package
Posted: 2 hours ago
Salford, Lancashire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Preston, Lancashire
Adalta Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Crewe, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + flexible working hours
Posted: 51 minutes ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + flexible working hours, 25 days holiday
Posted: 1 hour ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus+ Flexible working
Posted: Yesterday
Bolton, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bonus scheme, share options, pension
Posted: 1 hour ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £42000 - £50000 per annum + Pension / Healthcare / bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £50000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Preston, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Rochdale, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £46000 per annum + 20% bonus, flexible working hours, pension
Posted: 1 hour ago
Greater Manchester
Recital Consulting
Salary: £35000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bolton, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bolton, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + bonus, share options, flexi hours
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £43000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Recital Consulting
Salary: £35000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Chassam Contract
Salary: £27,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago