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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 32 21 33
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +12
Permanent jobs citing PHP 484 677 484
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 6.77% 9.34% 6.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.39% 15.94% 10.71%
Number of salaries quoted 400 614 438
Average salary £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Programming Languages Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
3906 4247 4521
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 54.68% 58.59% 60.22%
Number of salaries quoted 3277 3769 4117
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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 28 July 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 28 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -3 278 £32,500 +8.33% 45
Merseyside -9 73 £32,500 - 7
Cheshire -35 68 £32,500 - 10
Lancashire +13 59 £30,000 +20.00% 8
Cumbria - 4 £27,750 - 1
PHP
England

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 689 (67.02%) HTML
2 613 (59.63%) CSS
3 595 (57.88%) JavaScript
4 578 (56.23%) MySQL
5 315 (30.64%) jQuery
6 309 (30.06%) Linux
7 276 (26.85%) OO
8 259 (25.19%) E-Commerce
9 249 (24.22%) SQL
10 247 (24.03%) MVC
11 220 (21.40%) Magento
12 200 (19.46%) HTML5
13 198 (19.26%) Zend
14 169 (16.44%) Java
15 158 (15.37%) OO PHP
16 150 (14.59%) .NET
17 148 (14.40%) WordPress
18 146 (14.20%) Web Development
19 142 (13.81%) Marketing
20 138 (13.42%) CSS3
21 136 (13.23%) XML
21 136 (13.23%) CMS
22 133 (12.94%) OOP
23 129 (12.55%) PHP5
24 122 (11.87%) Git (software)
25 117 (11.38%) C#
26 116 (11.28%) SQL Server
26 116 (11.28%) Apache
27 110 (10.70%) Subversion
28 105 (10.21%) Symfony

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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
1 148 (14.40%) WordPress
2 136 (13.23%) CMS
3 116 (11.28%) Apache
4 59 (5.74%) Drupal
5 22 (2.14%) SharePoint
5 22 (2.14%) MODX
6 18 (1.75%) nginx
7 14 (1.36%) IIS
7 14 (1.36%) Liferay
8 12 (1.17%) Umbraco
9 11 (1.07%) Apache Solr
10 10 (0.97%) OpenStack
11 9 (0.88%) uWSGI
12 8 (0.78%) Node.js
13 7 (0.68%) Sitecore CMS
14 6 (0.58%) Apache Pig
14 6 (0.58%) Lync
14 6 (0.58%) Tomcat
14 6 (0.58%) SAS
15 5 (0.49%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 65 (6.32%) Photoshop
2 29 (2.82%) MS Excel
3 28 (2.72%) Adobe Illustrator
4 14 (1.36%) FastStats
5 10 (0.97%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.58%) SPSS
7 5 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
8 3 (0.29%) InDesign
9 2 (0.19%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.097%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 220 (21.40%) Magento
2 18 (1.75%) Google Analytics
3 7 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (0.58%) Sage 50
5 5 (0.49%) osCommerce
6 4 (0.39%) Sage 200
7 1 (0.097%) Oracle CRM
7 1 (0.097%) Tridion
7 1 (0.097%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 16 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (0.88%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (0.58%) Amazon EMR
4 6 (0.58%) SaaS
5 4 (0.39%) Route 53
5 4 (0.39%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.19%) Amazon ELB
6 2 (0.19%) ElastiCache
6 2 (0.19%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.097%) PaaS
7 1 (0.097%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.097%) IaaS
7 1 (0.097%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 25 (2.43%) Internet
2 24 (2.33%) DNS
2 24 (2.33%) SSL
3 17 (1.65%) HTTP
4 12 (1.17%) Intranet
5 11 (1.07%) TCP/IP
6 9 (0.88%) LDAP
7 8 (0.78%) VPN
7 8 (0.78%) Wi-Fi
8 7 (0.68%) SMTP
9 5 (0.49%) Wireshark
9 5 (0.49%) VLAN
9 5 (0.49%) AMQP
9 5 (0.49%) Firewall
9 5 (0.49%) DHCP
9 5 (0.49%) tcpdump
10 4 (0.39%) SSH
11 3 (0.29%) NFC
12 2 (0.19%) OpenVPN
12 2 (0.19%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 578 (56.23%) MySQL
2 116 (11.28%) SQL Server
3 54 (5.25%) PostgreSQL
4 27 (2.63%) Relational Database
5 21 (2.04%) Crystal Reports
6 16 (1.56%) Big Data
7 15 (1.46%) NoSQL
8 14 (1.36%) Oracle Database
8 14 (1.36%) Oracle Reports
8 14 (1.36%) Pentaho
8 14 (1.36%) Oracle Database 11g
9 12 (1.17%) Hadoop
10 11 (1.07%) RDBMS
10 11 (1.07%) MongoDB
11 8 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 8 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 6 (0.58%) Triplestore
12 6 (0.58%) Sqoop
12 6 (0.58%) Apache Cassandra
12 6 (0.58%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 122 (11.87%) Git (software)
2 110 (10.70%) Subversion
3 20 (1.95%) JIRA
4 19 (1.85%) Mercurial
5 17 (1.65%) Visual Studio
6 11 (1.07%) PHPUnit
6 11 (1.07%) Selenium
7 8 (0.78%) Jenkins
8 7 (0.68%) Hudson
9 5 (0.49%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (0.49%) Dreamweaver
10 4 (0.39%) SCons
10 4 (0.39%) Appcelerator Titanium
10 4 (0.39%) Ant
10 4 (0.39%) Maven
11 3 (0.29%) Eclipse
11 3 (0.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 3 (0.29%) PhoneGap
11 3 (0.29%) Sublime Text
12 2 (0.19%) Behat
General
1 142 (13.81%) Marketing
2 74 (7.20%) Retail
3 56 (5.45%) Finance
4 19 (1.85%) Back Office
5 12 (1.17%) Games
6 11 (1.07%) Banking
6 11 (1.07%) Advertising
7 6 (0.58%) Publishing
7 6 (0.58%) Telecoms
7 6 (0.58%) Legal
8 5 (0.49%) Local Government
8 5 (0.49%) Multimedia
9 3 (0.29%) Online Betting
10 2 (0.19%) Automotive
11 1 (0.097%) Billing
11 1 (0.097%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.097%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.097%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 864 (84.05%) Developer
2 461 (44.84%) PHP Developer
3 228 (22.18%) Web Developer
4 110 (10.70%) Senior Developer
5 80 (7.78%) Magento Developer
6 78 (7.59%) PHP Web Developer
7 76 (7.39%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 57 (5.54%) Senior PHP Developer
9 56 (5.45%) Front-End Developer
10 50 (4.86%) Software Developer
11 48 (4.67%) Junior
12 45 (4.38%) Junior Developer
13 43 (4.18%) .NET Developer
14 39 (3.79%) PHP Magento Developer
15 37 (3.60%) Analyst
16 31 (3.02%) Lead Developer
16 31 (3.02%) Senior Web Developer
17 24 (2.33%) Front-End Web Developer
18 22 (2.14%) Designer
18 22 (2.14%) Junior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 689 (67.02%) HTML
2 613 (59.63%) CSS
3 315 (30.64%) jQuery
4 200 (19.46%) HTML5
5 150 (14.59%) .NET
6 138 (13.42%) CSS3
7 136 (13.23%) XML
8 105 (10.21%) Symfony
9 99 (9.63%) LAMP
10 96 (9.34%) XHTML
11 88 (8.56%) Ajax
12 74 (7.20%) JSON
12 74 (7.20%) Web Services
13 73 (7.10%) CodeIgniter
14 72 (7.00%) ASP.NET
15 63 (6.13%) SOAP
16 47 (4.57%) REST
17 45 (4.38%) Ruby on Rails
18 35 (3.40%) Zend Framework
18 35 (3.40%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 71 (6.91%) Open Source
2 61 (5.93%) Computer Science
3 59 (5.74%) Mobile App
4 23 (2.24%) W3C
4 23 (2.24%) Visualisation
5 21 (2.04%) Social Media
6 17 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
7 14 (1.36%) Xbox
7 14 (1.36%) Management Information System
8 13 (1.26%) Mathematics
9 10 (0.97%) Digital Media
9 10 (0.97%) Online Banking
10 9 (0.88%) Statistics
10 9 (0.88%) FMCG
10 9 (0.88%) EPoS
10 9 (0.88%) NHS
11 8 (0.78%) Replication
12 7 (0.68%) iPhone
13 5 (0.49%) Blackberry
13 5 (0.49%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 309 (30.06%) Linux
2 61 (5.93%) UNIX
3 52 (5.06%) Windows
4 42 (4.09%) Apple iOS
5 34 (3.31%) Android
6 11 (1.07%) CentOS
7 9 (0.88%) Windows 7
7 9 (0.88%) Mac OS X
8 8 (0.78%) Windows 8
9 7 (0.68%) Ubuntu
10 6 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (0.29%) Debian
13 2 (0.19%) Windows Phone
13 2 (0.19%) Solaris
13 2 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.19%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.097%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.097%) Fedora
14 1 (0.097%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 276 (26.85%) OO
2 259 (25.19%) E-Commerce
3 247 (24.03%) MVC
4 158 (15.37%) OO PHP
5 146 (14.20%) Web Development
6 133 (12.94%) OOP
7 87 (8.46%) SEO
8 75 (7.30%) TDD
9 73 (7.10%) Agile Software Development
10 67 (6.52%) Web Design
11 57 (5.54%) Software Engineering
12 56 (5.45%) Responsive Web Design
13 52 (5.06%) Project Management
14 51 (4.96%) Scrum
15 48 (4.67%) Unit Testing
16 46 (4.47%) Analytics
17 39 (3.79%) Digital Marketing
18 37 (3.60%) ITIL
19 35 (3.40%) Content Management
20 32 (3.11%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 595 (57.88%) JavaScript
2 249 (24.22%) SQL
3 169 (16.44%) Java
4 129 (12.55%) PHP5
5 117 (11.38%) C#
6 92 (8.95%) Perl
7 81 (7.88%) Ruby
8 74 (7.20%) Python
9 64 (6.23%) C++
10 31 (3.02%) VB
11 29 (2.82%) VB.NET
12 28 (2.72%) C
13 25 (2.43%) VB6
14 20 (1.95%) Objective-C
15 18 (1.75%) T-SQL
16 13 (1.26%) Bash Shell
17 11 (1.07%) PHP4
17 11 (1.07%) Groovy
17 11 (1.07%) PowerShell
17 11 (1.07%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 103 (10.02%) Degree
2 9 (0.88%) Security Cleared
3 7 (0.68%) MySQL Certification
4 6 (0.58%) CCNP
4 6 (0.58%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (0.49%) MCP
6 3 (0.29%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (0.29%) RHCE
7 2 (0.19%) HND
7 2 (0.19%) MCSE
8 1 (0.097%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.097%) CCIE
8 1 (0.097%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (1.26%) QA
2 12 (1.17%) ISO 9001
3 5 (0.49%) SLA
4 1 (0.097%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (1.07%) Squid
1 11 (1.07%) Active Directory
2 9 (0.88%) Varnish
3 6 (0.58%) Apache Flume
4 4 (0.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.39%) Postfix
5 2 (0.19%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.097%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.097%) Sendmail
6 1 (0.097%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 22 (2.14%) Puppet
2 20 (1.95%) Nagios
3 16 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
4 14 (1.36%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 5 (0.49%) SCCM
5 5 (0.49%) SCOM
5 5 (0.49%) NetBackup
6 4 (0.39%) logstash
7 3 (0.29%) Kibana
7 3 (0.29%) Capistrano
7 3 (0.29%) Vagrant
8 1 (0.097%) Cisco UCCX
8 1 (0.097%) CFEngine
8 1 (0.097%) YUM
Vendors
1 198 (19.26%) Zend
2 71 (6.91%) Oracle
3 45 (4.38%) Microsoft
4 44 (4.28%) Google
5 42 (4.09%) Adobe
6 16 (1.56%) Twitter
6 16 (1.56%) Facebook
7 15 (1.46%) Business Objects
8 14 (1.36%) DevExpress
9 12 (1.17%) Red Hat
10 11 (1.07%) Rackspace
11 10 (0.97%) Sage
12 8 (0.78%) VMware
12 8 (0.78%) EPiServer
13 7 (0.68%) Sitecore
14 6 (0.58%) Sun
14 6 (0.58%) Progress
14 6 (0.58%) Perforce
15 5 (0.49%) SolarWinds
15 5 (0.49%) Sony
Warrington, Cheshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + & benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Preston, Lancashire
Recruiting.uk.com
Posted: 16 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 50k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
PNG Recruitment Solutions
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum £30k - £35k basic (depending on expe
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bury, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum + bens + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Congleton, Cheshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + + Bonus + Share options
Posted: 2 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £25,000-£35,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Foresight Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Foresight Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £24,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Foresight Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Fantastic Training + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago