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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 28 29 23
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -6
Permanent jobs citing PHP 465 493 671
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 7.18% 7.11% 9.05%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.70% 12.99% 15.22%
Number of salaries quoted 390 404 611
Average salary £33,750 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,500 £23,050
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £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
3394 3794 4409
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 52.43% 54.75% 59.46%
Number of salaries quoted 2866 3192 3918
Average salary £39,000 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.40% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £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 3 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 3 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 +7 268 £35,000 +7.69% 63
Lancashire -4 80 £30,000 - 12
Cheshire -8 73 £35,000 +7.69% 24
Merseyside -9 38 £35,000 - 7
Cumbria -1 6 £42,500 +70.00%
PHP
England

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 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.

1 661 (69.07%) HTML
2 592 (61.86%) JavaScript
3 589 (61.55%) CSS
4 519 (54.23%) MySQL
5 376 (39.29%) jQuery
6 266 (27.80%) Linux
7 242 (25.29%) OO
8 239 (24.97%) Agile Software Development
9 235 (24.56%) MVC
10 190 (19.85%) OOP
11 189 (19.75%) Magento
12 185 (19.33%) Web Development
13 172 (17.97%) HTML5
14 170 (17.76%) E-Commerce
15 169 (17.66%) SQL
16 162 (16.93%) Git (software)
17 157 (16.41%) Zend
18 155 (16.20%) WordPress
19 137 (14.32%) LAMP
20 133 (13.90%) .NET
20 133 (13.90%) Apache
21 122 (12.75%) CSS3
22 121 (12.64%) Symfony
23 120 (12.54%) Java
24 115 (12.02%) Ajax
25 109 (11.39%) C#
26 105 (10.97%) AngularJS
27 103 (10.76%) Finance
28 102 (10.66%) XML
29 99 (10.34%) SQL Server

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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
1 155 (16.20%) WordPress
2 133 (13.90%) Apache
3 96 (10.03%) CMS
4 75 (7.84%) Drupal
5 45 (4.70%) Node.js
6 37 (3.87%) nginx
7 22 (2.30%) SharePoint
8 18 (1.88%) Joomla!
9 16 (1.67%) IIS
10 7 (0.73%) Tomcat
11 6 (0.63%) Umbraco
12 4 (0.42%) concrete5
12 4 (0.42%) OpenStack
12 4 (0.42%) Elasticsearch
12 4 (0.42%) SilverStripe
13 3 (0.31%) Apache ServiceMix
13 3 (0.31%) Moodle
14 2 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2007
14 2 (0.21%) MS Exchange
15 1 (0.10%) JBoss
Applications
1 36 (3.76%) Photoshop
2 18 (1.88%) MS Excel
3 16 (1.67%) Adobe Illustrator
4 15 (1.57%) MS Office
5 13 (1.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 8 (0.84%) MS PowerPoint
7 6 (0.63%) AutoCAD
7 6 (0.63%) MS Project
8 4 (0.42%) MS Visio
8 4 (0.42%) Fireworks
9 1 (0.10%) InDesign
9 1 (0.10%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 189 (19.75%) Magento
2 12 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.10%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.10%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 30 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (1.04%) GitHub
3 9 (0.94%) Amazon ELB
3 9 (0.94%) Route 53
4 8 (0.84%) Google Analytics
5 5 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.31%) Force.com
6 3 (0.31%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (0.31%) SaaS
7 1 (0.10%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 27 (2.82%) VPN
2 26 (2.72%) Internet
3 18 (1.88%) Network Security
4 17 (1.78%) DNS
5 14 (1.46%) SSL
5 14 (1.46%) Firewall
5 14 (1.46%) Wireless
6 13 (1.36%) SSH
6 13 (1.36%) OpenVPN
7 11 (1.15%) IPsec
8 10 (1.04%) HTTP
9 9 (0.94%) PPTP
10 8 (0.84%) SMTP
10 8 (0.84%) DHCP
11 7 (0.73%) FTP
11 7 (0.73%) TCP/IP
12 6 (0.63%) Asterisk PBX
13 5 (0.52%) Intranet
14 4 (0.42%) Unified Communications
15 3 (0.31%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 519 (54.23%) MySQL
2 99 (10.34%) SQL Server
3 52 (5.43%) PostgreSQL
4 34 (3.55%) Big Data
5 21 (2.19%) MongoDB
6 18 (1.88%) Relational Database
7 16 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 13 (1.36%) SQL Server 2008
9 11 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 10 (1.04%) SQL Server 2012
11 9 (0.94%) Crystal Reports
12 6 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
13 5 (0.52%) NoSQL
13 5 (0.52%) Oracle Database
14 3 (0.31%) SQL Server 2005
14 3 (0.31%) MS Access
15 2 (0.21%) SQLBase
15 2 (0.21%) Redis
16 1 (0.10%) Apache Cassandra
16 1 (0.10%) DB2
Development Applications
1 162 (16.93%) Git (software)
2 49 (5.12%) Subversion
3 38 (3.97%) Visual Studio
4 27 (2.82%) Selenium
5 23 (2.40%) Grunt
6 21 (2.19%) JIRA
7 18 (1.88%) Jenkins
8 17 (1.78%) PHPUnit
9 16 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
9 16 (1.67%) Mercurial
10 15 (1.57%) PhpStorm
11 14 (1.46%) TeamCity
11 14 (1.46%) Hudson
12 5 (0.52%) Bower
13 4 (0.42%) Dreamweaver
14 2 (0.21%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 2 (0.21%) Eclipse
14 2 (0.21%) Behat
14 2 (0.21%) Jasmine
14 2 (0.21%) Phing
General
1 103 (10.76%) Finance
2 86 (8.99%) Marketing
3 47 (4.91%) Retail
4 20 (2.09%) Games
5 17 (1.78%) Telecoms
6 14 (1.46%) Financial Institution
7 12 (1.25%) Banking
8 11 (1.15%) Manufacturing
9 8 (0.84%) Back Office
10 7 (0.73%) Advertising
11 6 (0.63%) Local Government
11 6 (0.63%) Music Industry
12 4 (0.42%) Multimedia
13 2 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.10%) Electronics
14 1 (0.10%) Automotive
14 1 (0.10%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 789 (82.45%) Developer
2 457 (47.75%) PHP Developer
3 131 (13.69%) Web Developer
4 91 (9.51%) Front-End Developer
5 63 (6.58%) Senior Developer
6 61 (6.37%) Junior
7 57 (5.96%) Junior Developer
8 56 (5.85%) Software Developer
8 56 (5.85%) PHP Web Developer
9 50 (5.22%) Magento Developer
10 42 (4.39%) PHP MySQL Developer
11 40 (4.18%) Junior PHP Developer
12 35 (3.66%) Senior PHP Developer
13 30 (3.13%) .NET Developer
14 27 (2.82%) Administrator
15 23 (2.40%) Linux Administrator
16 22 (2.30%) C# Developer
17 21 (2.19%) Software Engineer
17 21 (2.19%) C# .NET Developer
18 20 (2.09%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 661 (69.07%) HTML
2 589 (61.55%) CSS
3 376 (39.29%) jQuery
4 172 (17.97%) HTML5
5 137 (14.32%) LAMP
6 133 (13.90%) .NET
7 122 (12.75%) CSS3
8 121 (12.64%) Symfony
9 115 (12.02%) Ajax
10 105 (10.97%) AngularJS
11 102 (10.66%) XML
12 89 (9.30%) Web Services
13 85 (8.88%) Laravel
14 62 (6.48%) CodeIgniter
15 59 (6.17%) ASP.NET
16 58 (6.06%) XHTML
17 55 (5.75%) REST
18 46 (4.81%) Sass
19 45 (4.70%) Backbone.js
20 43 (4.49%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 85 (8.88%) User Experience
2 48 (5.02%) Mobile App
3 41 (4.28%) Analytical Skills
4 35 (3.66%) Social Media
5 28 (2.93%) W3C
6 21 (2.19%) Computer Science
7 16 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
8 15 (1.57%) Replication
9 11 (1.15%) Management Information System
9 11 (1.15%) Cryptography
9 11 (1.15%) PKI
10 10 (1.04%) Data Centre
11 7 (0.73%) Social Network
12 6 (0.63%) Data Structures
12 6 (0.63%) GIS
13 5 (0.52%) Hybrid Cloud
14 4 (0.42%) Animation
14 4 (0.42%) Video Editing
14 4 (0.42%) Mathematics
14 4 (0.42%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 266 (27.80%) Linux
2 56 (5.85%) Windows
3 38 (3.97%) Android
4 37 (3.87%) CentOS
5 32 (3.34%) Apple iOS
6 17 (1.78%) UNIX
7 14 (1.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 13 (1.36%) Ubuntu
9 11 (1.15%) Windows Server 2008
10 10 (1.04%) Windows Mobile
11 8 (0.84%) Debian
12 7 (0.73%) Solaris
13 5 (0.52%) Mac OS X
14 3 (0.31%) HPUX
14 3 (0.31%) Windows 8
14 3 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
15 2 (0.21%) Windows Phone
15 2 (0.21%) Windows 7
15 2 (0.21%) AIX
15 2 (0.21%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 242 (25.29%) OO
2 239 (24.97%) Agile Software Development
3 235 (24.56%) MVC
4 190 (19.85%) OOP
5 185 (19.33%) Web Development
6 170 (17.76%) E-Commerce
7 87 (9.09%) OO PHP
8 77 (8.05%) TDD
9 59 (6.17%) SDLC
10 57 (5.96%) Scrum
10 57 (5.96%) SEO
10 57 (5.96%) Content Management
11 53 (5.54%) Responsive Web Design
12 51 (5.33%) Software Engineering
12 51 (5.33%) Unit Testing
13 47 (4.91%) Web Design
14 46 (4.81%) Analytics
15 39 (4.08%) Digital Marketing
16 37 (3.87%) Project Management
17 32 (3.34%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 592 (61.86%) JavaScript
2 169 (17.66%) SQL
3 120 (12.54%) Java
4 109 (11.39%) C#
5 75 (7.84%) Perl
6 71 (7.42%) Python
7 66 (6.90%) C++
8 54 (5.64%) Bash Shell
9 45 (4.70%) PHP5
10 40 (4.18%) Ruby
11 23 (2.40%) C
12 13 (1.36%) VB
13 11 (1.15%) VB.NET
14 10 (1.04%) ActionScript
15 9 (0.94%) VB6
16 8 (0.84%) Shell Script
17 6 (0.63%) VBScript
18 4 (0.42%) PL/SQL
19 3 (0.31%) Groovy
19 3 (0.31%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 88 (9.20%) Degree
2 6 (0.63%) CCIE
2 6 (0.63%) CCNP
2 6 (0.63%) CCNA
2 6 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (0.42%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.10%) HND
4 1 (0.10%) RHCE
4 1 (0.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (0.10%) ISEB
4 1 (0.10%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.10%) NCDA
4 1 (0.10%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (3.55%) QA
2 4 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.21%) SLA
4 1 (0.10%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.10%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (1.67%) Docker
2 11 (1.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.63%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.31%) Samba
4 3 (0.31%) Squid
4 3 (0.31%) vSphere
4 3 (0.31%) Varnish
4 3 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (0.31%) Ceph
4 3 (0.31%) KVM
4 3 (0.31%) iptables
5 2 (0.21%) NFS
5 2 (0.21%) Dovecot
5 2 (0.21%) Openswan
5 2 (0.21%) SpamAssassin
5 2 (0.21%) OpenSIPS
5 2 (0.21%) Corosync
5 2 (0.21%) Xen
5 2 (0.21%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.21%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 44 (4.60%) Puppet
2 20 (2.09%) Vagrant
3 18 (1.88%) Opscode Chef
4 15 (1.57%) Nagios
5 6 (0.63%) Ansible
6 5 (0.52%) Munin
7 4 (0.42%) Cacti
8 3 (0.31%) SmokePing
8 3 (0.31%) Zenoss
8 3 (0.31%) Opsview
9 2 (0.21%) Rsyslog
9 2 (0.21%) Bacula
9 2 (0.21%) logstash
9 2 (0.21%) Pacemaker
9 2 (0.21%) yum
9 2 (0.21%) Tivoli
9 2 (0.21%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 2 (0.21%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 1 (0.10%) Cobbler
10 1 (0.10%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 157 (16.41%) Zend
2 50 (5.22%) Microsoft
3 42 (4.39%) Oracle
4 32 (3.34%) Google
5 29 (3.03%) Perforce
6 26 (2.72%) Adobe
7 25 (2.61%) Salesforce.com
8 21 (2.19%) Red Hat
9 18 (1.88%) VMware
10 14 (1.46%) Twitter
11 11 (1.15%) Facebook
12 10 (1.04%) Cisco
13 7 (0.73%) Apple
14 5 (0.52%) Capita
15 4 (0.42%) Juniper
16 3 (0.31%) GUPTA
16 3 (0.31%) CheckPoint
16 3 (0.31%) hybris
17 2 (0.21%) SolarWinds
17 2 (0.21%) Percona
Manchester, Lancashire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bolton, Lancashire
D4 Digital Recruitment
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Frodsham, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 35-40k
Posted: 20 hours ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £23000.00 - £28000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Venturi Limited
Salary: Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Winsford, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £35000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Salford, Lancashire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
ISL
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wigan, Lancashire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits, Training & Progression
Posted: 2 days ago