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 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 25 31 36
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +5
Permanent jobs citing PHP 503 441 475
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 7.91% 6.55% 6.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.14% 12.71% 11.87%
Number of salaries quoted 459 387 403
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 £22,100
10% offered a salary of more than £54,750 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £36,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +9.09%
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
3558 3470 4001
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 55.94% 51.51% 54.76%
Number of salaries quoted 3062 2985 3373
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 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 +6 332 £37,500 - 70
Cheshire +22 90 £37,500 +7.14% 15
Lancashire +6 50 £32,500 +8.33% 10
Merseyside -12 27 £38,000 +8.57% 11
Cumbria +12 1 £45,000 +5.88%
PHP
England

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 September 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.

1 489 (57.33%) HTML
2 483 (56.62%) CSS
3 477 (55.92%) JavaScript
4 430 (50.41%) MySQL
5 323 (37.87%) jQuery
6 258 (30.25%) Agile Software Development
7 255 (29.89%) Git (software)
8 246 (28.84%) MVC
9 222 (26.03%) Web Development
10 201 (23.56%) Linux
11 172 (20.16%) HTML5
12 167 (19.58%) OO
13 160 (18.76%) SQL
13 160 (18.76%) WordPress
14 155 (18.17%) Java
14 155 (18.17%) E-Commerce
15 139 (16.30%) Magento
16 132 (15.47%) OOP
17 129 (15.12%) CSS3
18 126 (14.77%) Degree
19 113 (13.25%) Laravel
20 112 (13.13%) .NET
21 111 (13.01%) LAMP
22 107 (12.54%) C#
23 105 (12.31%) TDD
24 101 (11.84%) XML
25 100 (11.72%) Symfony
26 94 (11.02%) Front End Development
27 92 (10.79%) Web Services
28 90 (10.55%) Scrum

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
1 160 (18.76%) WordPress
2 80 (9.38%) Apache
3 55 (6.45%) CMS
4 52 (6.10%) Drupal
5 22 (2.58%) nginx
6 17 (1.99%) IIS
7 16 (1.88%) Elasticsearch
8 11 (1.29%) SharePoint
9 9 (1.06%) Joomla!
10 6 (0.70%) Apache Solr
10 6 (0.70%) Moodle
11 5 (0.59%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 5 (0.59%) Apache Spark
12 4 (0.47%) GeoServer
13 3 (0.35%) ExpressionEngine
14 2 (0.23%) JBoss
14 2 (0.23%) Tomcat
15 1 (0.12%) Confluence
15 1 (0.12%) OpenStack
15 1 (0.12%) Umbraco
Applications
1 37 (4.34%) Photoshop
2 19 (2.23%) MS Excel
3 12 (1.41%) MS Office
4 7 (0.82%) Adobe Illustrator
5 4 (0.47%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.12%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 139 (16.30%) Magento
2 10 (1.17%) OpenCart
3 7 (0.82%) osCommerce
4 5 (0.59%) Payment Gateway
5 2 (0.23%) Visualfiles
6 1 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 52 (6.10%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (2.11%) GitHub
3 11 (1.29%) SaaS
4 6 (0.70%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 6 (0.70%) Amazon S3
5 5 (0.59%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (0.59%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (0.47%) AdWords
6 4 (0.47%) Google Analytics
7 3 (0.35%) TestFlight
8 2 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.23%) MailChimp
9 1 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 1 (0.12%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.12%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.12%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.12%) CloudFront
9 1 (0.12%) PaaS
9 1 (0.12%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 29 (3.40%) Firewall
2 27 (3.17%) DNS
3 26 (3.05%) Internet
4 15 (1.76%) Ethernet
4 15 (1.76%) VoIP
5 14 (1.64%) Broadband
5 14 (1.64%) IPv6
5 14 (1.64%) Network Security
5 14 (1.64%) TACACS
5 14 (1.64%) Wi-Fi
6 13 (1.52%) Asterisk PBX
7 11 (1.29%) SSL
7 11 (1.29%) VPN
7 11 (1.29%) WAN
8 10 (1.17%) VLAN
9 9 (1.06%) MRTG
9 9 (1.06%) SNMP
10 8 (0.94%) HSRP
10 8 (0.94%) HTTP
10 8 (0.94%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 430 (50.41%) MySQL
2 75 (8.79%) SQL Server
3 36 (4.22%) Relational Database
4 34 (3.99%) MongoDB
4 34 (3.99%) NoSQL
5 31 (3.63%) PostgreSQL
6 20 (2.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 17 (1.99%) Redis
8 15 (1.76%) Data Warehouse
9 11 (1.29%) RDBMS
9 11 (1.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 10 (1.17%) Big Data
11 9 (1.06%) SQL Server 2014
12 6 (0.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 5 (0.59%) InterSystems Cache
13 5 (0.59%) MariaDB
13 5 (0.59%) SQL Server 2008
14 4 (0.47%) GIS
14 4 (0.47%) SQL Server 2012
15 2 (0.23%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 255 (29.89%) Git (software)
2 52 (6.10%) Subversion
3 36 (4.22%) Jenkins
4 29 (3.40%) Grunt
5 28 (3.28%) JIRA
6 26 (3.05%) Visual Studio
7 17 (1.99%) gulp
7 17 (1.99%) Team Foundation Server
8 12 (1.41%) Bitbucket
8 12 (1.41%) Mercurial
8 12 (1.41%) PHPUnit
9 10 (1.17%) Ant
9 10 (1.17%) Maven
10 8 (0.94%) PhpStorm
11 7 (0.82%) TeamCity
12 6 (0.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 5 (0.59%) Cucumber
13 5 (0.59%) Dreamweaver
13 5 (0.59%) Jasmine
13 5 (0.59%) Selenium
General
1 80 (9.38%) Marketing
2 39 (4.57%) Finance
3 37 (4.34%) Telecoms
4 33 (3.87%) Retail
5 18 (2.11%) Games
6 15 (1.76%) Advertising
6 15 (1.76%) Multimedia
7 14 (1.64%) Manufacturing
8 10 (1.17%) Publishing
9 7 (0.82%) Back Office
9 7 (0.82%) Banking
10 6 (0.70%) Electronics
11 3 (0.35%) Legal
12 2 (0.23%) Front Office
12 2 (0.23%) Law
12 2 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.12%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 672 (78.78%) Developer
2 446 (52.29%) PHP Developer
3 115 (13.48%) Senior Developer
4 110 (12.90%) Web Developer
5 93 (10.90%) JavaScript Developer
6 76 (8.91%) Lead Developer
7 67 (7.85%) HTML Developer
7 67 (7.85%) Senior PHP Developer
8 66 (7.74%) PHP Web Developer
9 61 (7.15%) HTML CSS Developer
10 59 (6.92%) Software Developer
11 58 (6.80%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 58 (6.80%) Lead PHP Developer
12 44 (5.16%) Magento Developer
13 40 (4.69%) Junior
13 40 (4.69%) MySQL Developer
13 40 (4.69%) PHP MySQL Developer
14 35 (4.10%) Junior Developer
15 32 (3.75%) PHP Magento Developer
16 28 (3.28%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 489 (57.33%) HTML
2 483 (56.62%) CSS
3 323 (37.87%) jQuery
4 172 (20.16%) HTML5
5 129 (15.12%) CSS3
6 113 (13.25%) Laravel
7 112 (13.13%) .NET
8 111 (13.01%) LAMP
9 101 (11.84%) XML
10 100 (11.72%) Symfony
11 92 (10.79%) Web Services
12 90 (10.55%) AngularJS
13 80 (9.38%) Node.js
14 70 (8.21%) Sass
15 67 (7.85%) Ajax
16 65 (7.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 53 (6.21%) CodeIgniter
18 52 (6.10%) ASP.NET
19 41 (4.81%) JSON
20 36 (4.22%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 80 (9.38%) iPad
2 60 (7.03%) Computer Science
3 50 (5.86%) Analytical Skills
3 50 (5.86%) Mobile App
4 48 (5.63%) User Experience
5 19 (2.23%) Blog
6 16 (1.88%) Enterprise Software
7 15 (1.76%) e-Learning
8 9 (1.06%) Data Centre
8 9 (1.06%) Social Media
8 9 (1.06%) W3C
9 8 (0.94%) Algorithms
9 8 (0.94%) Data Structures
10 7 (0.82%) Data Integration
10 7 (0.82%) Fintech
10 7 (0.82%) NHS
11 6 (0.70%) Clustering
11 6 (0.70%) Learning Management System
11 6 (0.70%) Mobile Games
11 6 (0.70%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 201 (23.56%) Linux
2 47 (5.51%) Windows
3 31 (3.63%) Unix
4 21 (2.46%) Windows Server
5 19 (2.23%) CentOS
5 19 (2.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 15 (1.76%) Android
6 15 (1.76%) Apple iOS
7 11 (1.29%) Debian
8 8 (0.94%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (0.94%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (0.70%) Solaris
9 6 (0.70%) Ubuntu
10 5 (0.59%) Fedora
11 4 (0.47%) Oracle Linux
12 2 (0.23%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.12%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 258 (30.25%) Agile Software Development
2 246 (28.84%) MVC
3 222 (26.03%) Web Development
4 167 (19.58%) OO
5 155 (18.17%) E-Commerce
6 132 (15.47%) OOP
7 105 (12.31%) TDD
8 94 (11.02%) Front End Development
9 90 (10.55%) Scrum
10 74 (8.68%) OO PHP
11 69 (8.09%) Unit Testing
12 59 (6.92%) DevOps
13 58 (6.80%) SDLC
14 53 (6.21%) Software Engineering
15 52 (6.10%) Responsive Web Design
16 51 (5.98%) Mentoring
17 39 (4.57%) Open Source
18 38 (4.45%) Continuous Integration
18 38 (4.45%) Project Management
19 31 (3.63%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 477 (55.92%) JavaScript
2 160 (18.76%) SQL
3 155 (18.17%) Java
4 107 (12.54%) C#
5 80 (9.38%) Perl
6 74 (8.68%) Python
7 53 (6.21%) Ruby
8 48 (5.63%) C++
9 28 (3.28%) PHP 5
10 26 (3.05%) Bash Shell
11 17 (1.99%) VB.NET
12 16 (1.88%) C
12 16 (1.88%) Shell Script
13 14 (1.64%) Objective-C
14 10 (1.17%) Go
15 7 (0.82%) ES6
16 5 (0.59%) ActionScript
16 5 (0.59%) Embedded C
16 5 (0.59%) VB
17 4 (0.47%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 126 (14.77%) Degree
2 12 (1.41%) CHECK Team Leader
2 12 (1.41%) CREST Certified
2 12 (1.41%) Cyber Scheme
2 12 (1.41%) Security Cleared
2 12 (1.41%) Tigerscheme
3 8 (0.94%) CCNP
3 8 (0.94%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (0.47%) RHCSA
6 2 (0.23%) ISEB
6 2 (0.23%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.23%) JNCIP
7 1 (0.12%) MCSD
7 1 (0.12%) MCSE
7 1 (0.12%) OCP
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (3.40%) QA
2 21 (2.46%) PCI DSS
3 10 (1.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.12%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 26 (3.05%) Active Directory
2 21 (2.46%) Virtual Machines
3 18 (2.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (1.99%) Varnish
5 8 (0.94%) Docker
5 8 (0.94%) Hyper-V
6 5 (0.59%) Firmware
7 4 (0.47%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 4 (0.47%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 3 (0.35%) iptables
9 1 (0.12%) Gluster
9 1 (0.12%) KVM
9 1 (0.12%) Squid
9 1 (0.12%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.12%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 41 (4.81%) Puppet
2 25 (2.93%) Nagios
3 17 (1.99%) Cacti
4 16 (1.88%) Opscode Chef
5 14 (1.64%) OpenNMS
5 14 (1.64%) RANCID
5 14 (1.64%) SCCM
6 8 (0.94%) Munin
6 8 (0.94%) SCOM
7 7 (0.82%) Backup Exec
7 7 (0.82%) Failover Clustering
8 4 (0.47%) NetBackup
8 4 (0.47%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 3 (0.35%) Zenoss
10 2 (0.23%) Ansible
10 2 (0.23%) cPanel
11 1 (0.12%) Check_MK
11 1 (0.12%) Graylog
11 1 (0.12%) Packer
11 1 (0.12%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 86 (10.08%) Zend
2 63 (7.39%) Microsoft
3 34 (3.99%) Oracle
4 25 (2.93%) Cisco
5 23 (2.70%) Google
5 23 (2.70%) VMware
6 19 (2.23%) Red Hat
7 14 (1.64%) Brocade
7 14 (1.64%) Ericsson
7 14 (1.64%) Foundry
7 14 (1.64%) Huawei
7 14 (1.64%) Juniper
7 14 (1.64%) ZyXEL
8 13 (1.52%) Adobe
9 8 (0.94%) Remedy
10 7 (0.82%) Facebook
10 7 (0.82%) Salesforce.com
11 5 (0.59%) Apple
12 4 (0.47%) Citrix
12 4 (0.47%) Veritas
Blackburn, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Chassam Contract
Salary: Up to £27,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £25k - 40k per year
Posted: 4 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Preston, Lancashire
ISL
Salary: £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + amazing benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Plus benefits and bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Sale, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + excellent benefits inc shares
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + + Attractive Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Greater Manchester
Candour Solutions
Salary: Excellent + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheshire
D4 Digital Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £32000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + annual bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago