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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 28 33 22
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -11
Permanent jobs citing PHP 486 469 680
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 7.45% 6.56% 9.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.40% 12.03% 15.99%
Number of salaries quoted 408 387 617
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,500 £23,850
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
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
3375 3899 4252
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 51.76% 54.51% 58.66%
Number of salaries quoted 2864 3282 3772
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015. 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
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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 +5 282 £35,000 +7.69% 62
Cheshire +12 83 £32,500 - 31
Lancashire -2 73 £32,500 +8.33% 13
Merseyside 0 42 £35,000 +7.69% 10
Cumbria -2 5 £42,500 +39.34%
PHP
England

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

1 665 (69.78%) HTML
2 597 (62.64%) JavaScript
3 592 (62.12%) CSS
4 505 (52.99%) MySQL
5 378 (39.66%) jQuery
6 265 (27.81%) Linux
7 256 (26.86%) Agile Software Development
8 232 (24.34%) OO
9 230 (24.13%) MVC
10 180 (18.89%) WordPress
11 179 (18.78%) SQL
12 177 (18.57%) Git (software)
12 177 (18.57%) Web Development
13 174 (18.26%) Magento
14 173 (18.15%) OOP
15 168 (17.63%) HTML5
16 153 (16.05%) E-Commerce
17 146 (15.32%) Zend
18 144 (15.11%) Java
19 141 (14.80%) LAMP
20 136 (14.27%) .NET
21 131 (13.75%) Apache
22 115 (12.07%) CSS3
23 112 (11.75%) XML
24 111 (11.65%) C#
24 111 (11.65%) Symfony
25 107 (11.23%) AngularJS
26 106 (11.12%) Ajax
27 101 (10.60%) Web Services
28 99 (10.39%) Marketing

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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
1 180 (18.89%) WordPress
2 131 (13.75%) Apache
3 95 (9.97%) CMS
4 66 (6.93%) Drupal
5 47 (4.93%) Node.js
6 34 (3.57%) nginx
7 27 (2.83%) SharePoint
8 22 (2.31%) IIS
8 22 (2.31%) Joomla!
9 10 (1.05%) Tomcat
10 9 (0.94%) Umbraco
11 8 (0.84%) Elasticsearch
12 5 (0.52%) concrete5
12 5 (0.52%) Jetty
13 4 (0.42%) Liferay
13 4 (0.42%) JBoss
13 4 (0.42%) WebSphere
13 4 (0.42%) SilverStripe
14 3 (0.31%) OpenStack
14 3 (0.31%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 37 (3.88%) Photoshop
2 17 (1.78%) MS Excel
2 17 (1.78%) Adobe Illustrator
3 14 (1.47%) MS Office
3 14 (1.47%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 9 (0.94%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (0.84%) MS Project
6 6 (0.63%) AutoCAD
7 4 (0.42%) MS Visio
7 4 (0.42%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.10%) InDesign
8 1 (0.10%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 174 (18.26%) Magento
2 12 (1.26%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.10%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 35 (3.67%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (1.26%) Route 53
2 12 (1.26%) Amazon ELB
3 10 (1.05%) GitHub
4 9 (0.94%) Google Analytics
5 5 (0.52%) SaaS
5 5 (0.52%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.31%) Force.com
8 2 (0.21%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.10%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 1 (0.10%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 32 (3.36%) Internet
2 31 (3.25%) VPN
3 18 (1.89%) DNS
4 17 (1.78%) Network Security
5 16 (1.68%) SSL
6 15 (1.57%) Wireless
7 13 (1.36%) SSH
7 13 (1.36%) OpenVPN
7 13 (1.36%) Firewall
7 13 (1.36%) HTTP
8 12 (1.26%) PPTP
8 12 (1.26%) IPsec
9 8 (0.84%) Asterisk PBX
9 8 (0.84%) DHCP
9 8 (0.84%) FTP
10 7 (0.73%) SMTP
11 5 (0.52%) TCP/IP
11 5 (0.52%) VoIP
12 4 (0.42%) Unified Communications
13 3 (0.31%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 505 (52.99%) MySQL
2 94 (9.86%) SQL Server
3 54 (5.67%) PostgreSQL
4 31 (3.25%) Big Data
5 30 (3.15%) Relational Database
6 22 (2.31%) MongoDB
7 14 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
8 13 (1.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 13 (1.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 11 (1.15%) SQL Server 2012
10 7 (0.73%) NoSQL
10 7 (0.73%) Crystal Reports
11 5 (0.52%) Oracle Database
12 3 (0.31%) Redis
12 3 (0.31%) MS Access
12 3 (0.31%) SQL Server 2005
13 2 (0.21%) SQLBase
13 2 (0.21%) Apache Cassandra
13 2 (0.21%) Data Warehouse
13 2 (0.21%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 177 (18.57%) Git (software)
2 61 (6.40%) Subversion
3 39 (4.09%) Visual Studio
4 30 (3.15%) JIRA
5 27 (2.83%) Selenium
5 27 (2.83%) Grunt
6 20 (2.10%) PHPUnit
6 20 (2.10%) Team Foundation Server
7 16 (1.68%) PhpStorm
7 16 (1.68%) Jenkins
8 14 (1.47%) Mercurial
9 12 (1.26%) TeamCity
9 12 (1.26%) Hudson
10 5 (0.52%) Appcelerator Titanium
11 4 (0.42%) Maven
11 4 (0.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 4 (0.42%) Dreamweaver
11 4 (0.42%) Bower
12 3 (0.31%) gulp
13 2 (0.21%) Jasmine
General
1 99 (10.39%) Marketing
2 96 (10.07%) Finance
3 51 (5.35%) Retail
4 25 (2.62%) Telecoms
5 21 (2.20%) Games
6 15 (1.57%) Financial Institution
7 14 (1.47%) Banking
8 9 (0.94%) Manufacturing
8 9 (0.94%) Advertising
9 7 (0.73%) Back Office
10 6 (0.63%) Music Industry
11 5 (0.52%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.21%) Local Government
12 2 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.21%) Automotive
13 1 (0.10%) Publishing
13 1 (0.10%) Electronics
13 1 (0.10%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 767 (80.48%) Developer
2 426 (44.70%) PHP Developer
3 144 (15.11%) Web Developer
4 88 (9.23%) Front-End Developer
5 66 (6.93%) Junior
6 63 (6.61%) Senior Developer
7 60 (6.30%) Junior Developer
8 59 (6.19%) PHP Web Developer
9 54 (5.67%) Software Developer
10 44 (4.62%) Junior PHP Developer
11 42 (4.41%) PHP MySQL Developer
11 42 (4.41%) Magento Developer
12 32 (3.36%) Senior PHP Developer
13 28 (2.94%) .NET Developer
14 23 (2.41%) C# Developer
15 22 (2.31%) Software Engineer
16 21 (2.20%) Administrator
16 21 (2.20%) AWS Developer
17 20 (2.10%) Analyst
17 20 (2.10%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 665 (69.78%) HTML
2 592 (62.12%) CSS
3 378 (39.66%) jQuery
4 168 (17.63%) HTML5
5 141 (14.80%) LAMP
6 136 (14.27%) .NET
7 115 (12.07%) CSS3
8 112 (11.75%) XML
9 111 (11.65%) Symfony
10 107 (11.23%) AngularJS
11 106 (11.12%) Ajax
12 101 (10.60%) Web Services
13 90 (9.44%) Laravel
14 65 (6.82%) XHTML
15 62 (6.51%) REST
16 61 (6.40%) ASP.NET
17 59 (6.19%) CodeIgniter
18 49 (5.14%) Backbone.js
19 48 (5.04%) Sass
20 43 (4.51%) CakePHP
Miscellaneous
1 92 (9.65%) User Experience
2 61 (6.40%) Mobile App
3 48 (5.04%) Analytical Skills
4 37 (3.88%) Social Media
5 29 (3.04%) Computer Science
5 29 (3.04%) W3C
6 15 (1.57%) Replication
7 14 (1.47%) Management Information System
7 14 (1.47%) Data Centre
8 12 (1.26%) Cryptography
8 12 (1.26%) PKI
8 12 (1.26%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (0.73%) Data Structures
10 6 (0.63%) Device Driver
10 6 (0.63%) Mathematics
10 6 (0.63%) GIS
11 5 (0.52%) Animation
11 5 (0.52%) Video Editing
11 5 (0.52%) Hybrid Cloud
12 4 (0.42%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 265 (27.81%) Linux
2 58 (6.09%) Windows
3 43 (4.51%) CentOS
4 34 (3.57%) Android
5 29 (3.04%) Apple iOS
6 17 (1.78%) UNIX
7 15 (1.57%) Ubuntu
8 14 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 12 (1.26%) Debian
10 11 (1.15%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (0.84%) Windows Mobile
12 6 (0.63%) Solaris
12 6 (0.63%) Mac OS X
13 5 (0.52%) SUSE
13 5 (0.52%) Fedora
14 4 (0.42%) HPUX
15 3 (0.31%) openSUSE
15 3 (0.31%) Windows 8
15 3 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
16 2 (0.21%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 256 (26.86%) Agile Software Development
2 232 (24.34%) OO
3 230 (24.13%) MVC
4 177 (18.57%) Web Development
5 173 (18.15%) OOP
6 153 (16.05%) E-Commerce
7 88 (9.23%) TDD
8 73 (7.66%) OO PHP
9 67 (7.03%) Scrum
10 66 (6.93%) SDLC
11 61 (6.40%) SEO
12 58 (6.09%) Software Engineering
13 57 (5.98%) Content Management
14 51 (5.35%) Unit Testing
14 51 (5.35%) Responsive Web Design
15 47 (4.93%) Analytics
16 46 (4.83%) Web Design
17 45 (4.72%) Digital Marketing
18 37 (3.88%) Project Management
18 37 (3.88%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 597 (62.64%) JavaScript
2 179 (18.78%) SQL
3 144 (15.11%) Java
4 111 (11.65%) C#
5 81 (8.50%) Python
6 75 (7.87%) Perl
7 64 (6.72%) C++
8 53 (5.56%) Bash Shell
9 41 (4.30%) PHP5
10 36 (3.78%) Ruby
11 22 (2.31%) C
12 15 (1.57%) VB
13 11 (1.15%) VB.NET
14 10 (1.05%) ActionScript
14 10 (1.05%) Shell Script
15 9 (0.94%) VB6
16 4 (0.42%) XQuery
16 4 (0.42%) PL/SQL
16 4 (0.42%) VBScript
17 3 (0.31%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 92 (9.65%) Degree
2 6 (0.63%) CCIE
2 6 (0.63%) CCNP
2 6 (0.63%) CCNA
2 6 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (0.63%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.10%) HND
3 1 (0.10%) RHCE
3 1 (0.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (0.10%) ISEB
3 1 (0.10%) NCDA
3 1 (0.10%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (3.04%) QA
2 4 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.10%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.10%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (1.99%) Docker
2 12 (1.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.63%) Active Directory
4 4 (0.42%) vSphere
5 3 (0.31%) Xen
6 2 (0.21%) XenApp
6 2 (0.21%) Samba
6 2 (0.21%) Squid
6 2 (0.21%) Varnish
6 2 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.21%) Ceph
6 2 (0.21%) KVM
6 2 (0.21%) iptables
7 1 (0.10%) GlusterFS
7 1 (0.10%) Dovecot
7 1 (0.10%) Openswan
7 1 (0.10%) SpamAssassin
7 1 (0.10%) OpenSIPS
7 1 (0.10%) Corosync
7 1 (0.10%) NFS
Systems Management
1 41 (4.30%) Puppet
2 24 (2.52%) Vagrant
3 15 (1.57%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (1.15%) Nagios
5 5 (0.52%) Ansible
6 3 (0.31%) Munin
6 3 (0.31%) Opsview
7 2 (0.21%) Zenoss
7 2 (0.21%) Tivoli
7 2 (0.21%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (0.21%) logstash
7 2 (0.21%) Cacti
7 2 (0.21%) SmokePing
8 1 (0.10%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.10%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 1 (0.10%) Cobbler
8 1 (0.10%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.10%) Plesk
8 1 (0.10%) yum
8 1 (0.10%) Rsyslog
Vendors
1 146 (15.32%) Zend
2 52 (5.46%) Microsoft
3 47 (4.93%) Oracle
4 34 (3.57%) Google
5 32 (3.36%) Adobe
6 29 (3.04%) Perforce
7 25 (2.62%) Salesforce.com
8 20 (2.10%) VMware
9 18 (1.89%) Red Hat
10 14 (1.47%) Twitter
11 10 (1.05%) Facebook
11 10 (1.05%) Cisco
12 6 (0.63%) Capita
13 5 (0.52%) Apple
14 4 (0.42%) Juniper
15 3 (0.31%) CheckPoint
15 3 (0.31%) GUPTA
15 3 (0.31%) EPiServer
15 3 (0.31%) hybris
16 2 (0.21%) Citrix
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum + + Great Benefits Package
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: Package
Posted: 9 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
AspireCom
Salary: £50-55k + 10% Bonus
Posted: 9 hours ago
Ellesmere Port, Cheshire
Parity Professionals
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 9 hours ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £40,000 to £46,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Northwich, Cheshire
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £40k - 50k per year + benefit
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Recruit Creatives
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum plus excellent company benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Recruit Creatives
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum plus excellent company benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Premier IT
Posted: Yesterday
Cheadle, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £37000 per annum + travel insurance, bike to work
Posted: Yesterday
Northwich, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Clayton Group
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £22000.00 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Easy Web Recruitment - Bright Future Software
Posted: Yesterday