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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 32 21 36
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +15
Permanent jobs citing PHP 483 623 467
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 6.49% 9.09% 6.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.91% 15.51% 10.69%
Number of salaries quoted 407 566 406
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+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
4057 4018 4368
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 54.54% 58.66% 59.61%
Number of salaries quoted 3373 3586 3953
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 £24,950 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 -7 283 £32,500 +3.17% 70
Lancashire +14 73 £32,500 +35.41% 10
Merseyside -6 61 £32,500 - 4
Cheshire -44 59 £30,000 -7.69% 16
Cumbria +6 5 £30,500 +1.66%
PHP
England

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 637 (66.56%) HTML
2 572 (59.77%) CSS
3 557 (58.20%) JavaScript
4 515 (53.81%) MySQL
5 289 (30.20%) jQuery
6 279 (29.15%) Linux
7 263 (27.48%) E-Commerce
8 249 (26.02%) OO
9 248 (25.91%) SQL
10 207 (21.63%) MVC
10 207 (21.63%) Magento
11 185 (19.33%) HTML5
12 184 (19.23%) Zend
13 163 (17.03%) WordPress
14 150 (15.67%) OO PHP
15 149 (15.57%) Java
16 146 (15.26%) .NET
17 144 (15.05%) OOP
18 133 (13.90%) CSS3
19 126 (13.17%) XML
20 124 (12.96%) CMS
21 119 (12.43%) PHP5
22 118 (12.33%) Web Development
23 117 (12.23%) Marketing
24 115 (12.02%) SQL Server
25 114 (11.91%) Git (software)
26 108 (11.29%) C#
27 106 (11.08%) Subversion
28 98 (10.24%) Apache
29 93 (9.72%) Degree

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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
1 163 (17.03%) WordPress
2 124 (12.96%) CMS
3 98 (10.24%) Apache
4 58 (6.06%) Drupal
5 27 (2.82%) SharePoint
6 22 (2.30%) MODX
7 21 (2.19%) nginx
8 14 (1.46%) Umbraco
9 12 (1.25%) IIS
10 11 (1.15%) Liferay
11 9 (0.94%) Sitecore CMS
11 9 (0.94%) uWSGI
12 7 (0.73%) OpenStack
13 6 (0.63%) Lync
13 6 (0.63%) Node.js
13 6 (0.63%) Apache Pig
13 6 (0.63%) Tomcat
13 6 (0.63%) SAS
14 5 (0.52%) Sitefinity
14 5 (0.52%) Facebook Platform
Applications
1 60 (6.27%) Photoshop
2 33 (3.45%) MS Excel
3 19 (1.99%) Adobe Illustrator
4 11 (1.15%) FastStats
5 8 (0.84%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.63%) SPSS
7 5 (0.52%) MS PowerPoint
8 3 (0.31%) InDesign
9 2 (0.21%) Acrobat
9 2 (0.21%) Fireworks
10 1 (0.10%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 207 (21.63%) Magento
2 18 (1.88%) Google Analytics
3 7 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (0.63%) Sage 50
5 5 (0.52%) Sage 200
5 5 (0.52%) osCommerce
6 1 (0.10%) Tridion
6 1 (0.10%) WebTrends
6 1 (0.10%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (1.88%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (1.04%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (0.63%) Amazon EMR
3 6 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (0.52%) Route 53
5 3 (0.31%) Amazon S3
5 3 (0.31%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.31%) ElastiCache
5 3 (0.31%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 2 (0.21%) Amazon ELB
6 2 (0.21%) SaaS
7 1 (0.10%) PaaS
7 1 (0.10%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.10%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (2.72%) DNS
2 25 (2.61%) Internet
3 24 (2.51%) SSL
4 18 (1.88%) Intranet
5 9 (0.94%) LDAP
6 8 (0.84%) SMTP
6 8 (0.84%) TCP/IP
6 8 (0.84%) VPN
7 7 (0.73%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (0.52%) VLAN
8 5 (0.52%) Wireshark
8 5 (0.52%) tcpdump
8 5 (0.52%) HTTP
8 5 (0.52%) DHCP
8 5 (0.52%) Firewall
9 4 (0.42%) SSH
10 3 (0.31%) FTP
11 2 (0.21%) Ethernet
11 2 (0.21%) PPTP
11 2 (0.21%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 515 (53.81%) MySQL
2 115 (12.02%) SQL Server
3 49 (5.12%) PostgreSQL
4 21 (2.19%) Relational Database
5 19 (1.99%) Crystal Reports
6 15 (1.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 15 (1.57%) NoSQL
7 14 (1.46%) Big Data
8 12 (1.25%) Oracle Database
8 12 (1.25%) Hadoop
9 11 (1.15%) Pentaho
9 11 (1.15%) Oracle Database 11g
9 11 (1.15%) Oracle Reports
10 10 (1.04%) MongoDB
11 8 (0.84%) RDBMS
11 8 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
12 6 (0.63%) Data Mining
12 6 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 6 (0.63%) Apache Hive
12 6 (0.63%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 114 (11.91%) Git (software)
2 106 (11.08%) Subversion
3 19 (1.99%) Mercurial
4 16 (1.67%) JIRA
4 16 (1.67%) Visual Studio
5 8 (0.84%) Selenium
5 8 (0.84%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (0.73%) Dreamweaver
7 6 (0.63%) Jenkins
8 5 (0.52%) PHPUnit
9 4 (0.42%) Hudson
9 4 (0.42%) SCons
10 3 (0.31%) Sublime Text
10 3 (0.31%) Phing
10 3 (0.31%) Ant
11 2 (0.21%) WebDriver
11 2 (0.21%) TeamCity
11 2 (0.21%) NUnit
11 2 (0.21%) FrontPage
11 2 (0.21%) Jasmine
General
1 117 (12.23%) Marketing
2 74 (7.73%) Retail
3 43 (4.49%) Finance
4 12 (1.25%) Back Office
5 11 (1.15%) Telecoms
5 11 (1.15%) Banking
6 10 (1.04%) Advertising
7 9 (0.94%) Games
8 7 (0.73%) Legal
9 6 (0.63%) Publishing
10 5 (0.52%) Multimedia
10 5 (0.52%) Local Government
11 3 (0.31%) Online Betting
12 2 (0.21%) Automotive
13 1 (0.10%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.10%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.10%) Billing
Job Titles
1 807 (84.33%) Developer
2 446 (46.60%) PHP Developer
3 201 (21.00%) Web Developer
4 100 (10.45%) Senior Developer
5 78 (8.15%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 73 (7.63%) PHP Web Developer
7 68 (7.11%) Magento Developer
8 52 (5.43%) Front-End Developer
9 51 (5.33%) Senior PHP Developer
10 50 (5.22%) Junior
11 49 (5.12%) Software Developer
12 48 (5.02%) Junior Developer
13 47 (4.91%) .NET Developer
14 41 (4.28%) PHP Magento Developer
15 37 (3.87%) Analyst
16 28 (2.93%) Senior Web Developer
17 25 (2.61%) Junior PHP Developer
18 23 (2.40%) Lead Developer
18 23 (2.40%) Designer
19 22 (2.30%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 637 (66.56%) HTML
2 572 (59.77%) CSS
3 289 (30.20%) jQuery
4 185 (19.33%) HTML5
5 146 (15.26%) .NET
6 133 (13.90%) CSS3
7 126 (13.17%) XML
8 90 (9.40%) Symfony
9 87 (9.09%) XHTML
10 84 (8.78%) LAMP
11 79 (8.25%) Ajax
12 75 (7.84%) Web Services
13 71 (7.42%) CodeIgniter
14 69 (7.21%) ASP.NET
15 65 (6.79%) SOAP
16 55 (5.75%) JSON
17 42 (4.39%) REST
18 40 (4.18%) Laravel
19 33 (3.45%) Ruby on Rails
20 32 (3.34%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 52 (5.43%) Open Source
2 42 (4.39%) Mobile App
3 39 (4.08%) Computer Science
4 17 (1.78%) Enterprise Software
5 16 (1.67%) W3C
6 15 (1.57%) Social Media
6 15 (1.57%) Mathematics
7 14 (1.46%) Visualisation
7 14 (1.46%) Management Information System
8 10 (1.04%) EPoS
8 10 (1.04%) Online Banking
8 10 (1.04%) Graphic Design
9 9 (0.94%) FMCG
10 8 (0.84%) Statistics
11 7 (0.73%) Informatics
11 7 (0.73%) NHS
11 7 (0.73%) iPhone
11 7 (0.73%) Digital Media
12 6 (0.63%) Replication
13 5 (0.52%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 279 (29.15%) Linux
2 45 (4.70%) UNIX
2 45 (4.70%) Apple iOS
3 41 (4.28%) Windows
4 34 (3.55%) Android
5 9 (0.94%) Windows 7
5 9 (0.94%) Mac OS X
6 8 (0.84%) CentOS
7 7 (0.73%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (0.63%) Ubuntu
8 6 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (0.52%) Windows 8
10 4 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.31%) Debian
12 2 (0.21%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.21%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.10%) Fedora
13 1 (0.10%) FreeBSD
13 1 (0.10%) AIX
13 1 (0.10%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 263 (27.48%) E-Commerce
2 249 (26.02%) OO
3 207 (21.63%) MVC
4 150 (15.67%) OO PHP
5 144 (15.05%) OOP
6 118 (12.33%) Web Development
7 89 (9.30%) SEO
8 81 (8.46%) Agile Software Development
9 62 (6.48%) TDD
10 61 (6.37%) Web Design
11 45 (4.70%) Analytics
12 42 (4.39%) Responsive Web Design
12 42 (4.39%) Software Engineering
13 41 (4.28%) Unit Testing
14 38 (3.97%) Project Management
15 36 (3.76%) Scrum
16 33 (3.45%) ITIL
17 30 (3.13%) Content Management
18 29 (3.03%) Email Marketing
18 29 (3.03%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 557 (58.20%) JavaScript
2 248 (25.91%) SQL
3 149 (15.57%) Java
4 119 (12.43%) PHP5
5 108 (11.29%) C#
6 79 (8.25%) Perl
7 61 (6.37%) Python
7 61 (6.37%) Ruby
8 51 (5.33%) C++
9 33 (3.45%) VB
10 30 (3.13%) T-SQL
11 28 (2.93%) VB.NET
12 25 (2.61%) VB6
12 25 (2.61%) C
13 24 (2.51%) Objective-C
14 16 (1.67%) Groovy
15 13 (1.36%) PowerShell
15 13 (1.36%) Bash Shell
16 11 (1.15%) PHP4
17 10 (1.04%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 93 (9.72%) Degree
2 6 (0.63%) Security Cleared
2 6 (0.63%) CCNP
2 6 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (0.52%) MCP
4 4 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (0.31%) MySQL Certification
6 2 (0.21%) HND
6 2 (0.21%) MCSE
7 1 (0.10%) CCIE
7 1 (0.10%) RHCE
7 1 (0.10%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.10%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.10%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (1.15%) QA
2 10 (1.04%) ISO 9001
3 5 (0.52%) SLA
4 2 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.21%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (1.15%) Active Directory
1 11 (1.15%) Squid
2 9 (0.94%) Varnish
3 6 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.63%) Apache Flume
4 4 (0.42%) Postfix
5 3 (0.31%) VirtualBox
6 2 (0.21%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.10%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.10%) Sendmail
7 1 (0.10%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 23 (2.40%) Puppet
2 18 (1.88%) Nagios
3 17 (1.78%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (1.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 7 (0.73%) Capistrano
6 5 (0.52%) NetBackup
6 5 (0.52%) SCCM
6 5 (0.52%) SCOM
7 4 (0.42%) Icinga
8 3 (0.31%) Vagrant
9 2 (0.21%) logstash
10 1 (0.10%) Kibana
10 1 (0.10%) HP Quality Center
10 1 (0.10%) YUM
10 1 (0.10%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 184 (19.23%) Zend
2 54 (5.64%) Oracle
3 50 (5.22%) Microsoft
4 40 (4.18%) Google
5 34 (3.55%) Adobe
6 15 (1.57%) Twitter
7 14 (1.46%) Facebook
7 14 (1.46%) Red Hat
8 13 (1.36%) DevExpress
9 11 (1.15%) Sage
9 11 (1.15%) Business Objects
10 10 (1.04%) Rackspace
10 10 (1.04%) Sitecore
11 9 (0.94%) EPiServer
11 9 (0.94%) VMware
12 6 (0.63%) Perforce
13 5 (0.52%) F5
13 5 (0.52%) Hitachi
14 4 (0.42%) Cisco
14 4 (0.42%) Apple
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £16000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £25k - 45k per year + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Crewe, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newton-Le-Willows, Merseyside
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Preston, Lancashire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bolton, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £49000 per annum + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Bury, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £27000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheadle, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Runcorn, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Winsford, Cheshire
Parity Resources
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Fabric
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum Depending on Experience
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Fabric
Salary: From £22,000 to £30,000 per annum Depending on Experience
Posted: Yesterday
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Congleton, Cheshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday