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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 22 19 30
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +11
Permanent jobs citing PHP 597 691 659
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 8.58% 10.65% 8.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.01% 17.70% 13.62%
Number of salaries quoted 524 608 587
Average salary £34,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.61% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,759
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £42,100
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
3509 3905 4838
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 50.45% 60.20% 61.74%
Number of salaries quoted 3107 3397 4307
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 30 January 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 30 January 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
(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 -3 396 £34,000 +13.33% 60
Cheshire -1 85 £38,000 +8.57% 23
Merseyside 0 58 £37,500 +15.38% 12
Lancashire -3 54 £29,429 -8.03% 24
Cumbria - 9 £27,000 - 1
PHP
England

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 803 (72.21%) HTML
2 763 (68.62%) CSS
3 737 (66.28%) JavaScript
4 656 (58.99%) MySQL
5 507 (45.59%) jQuery
6 339 (30.49%) MVC
7 323 (29.05%) OO
8 320 (28.78%) HTML5
9 292 (26.26%) Linux
10 270 (24.28%) E-Commerce
11 264 (23.74%) OOP
12 254 (22.84%) CSS3
13 249 (22.39%) SQL
14 241 (21.67%) Agile Software Development
15 213 (19.15%) Magento
16 210 (18.88%) Zend
17 193 (17.36%) Git (software)
18 189 (17.00%) .NET
19 176 (15.83%) WordPress
20 149 (13.40%) OO PHP
21 145 (13.04%) Ajax
21 145 (13.04%) C#
22 140 (12.59%) CMS
23 133 (11.96%) SQL Server
24 123 (11.06%) Symfony
25 122 (10.97%) Web Development
25 122 (10.97%) Apache
26 121 (10.88%) PHP5
27 120 (10.79%) Degree
28 113 (10.16%) Web Services

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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
1 176 (15.83%) WordPress
2 140 (12.59%) CMS
3 122 (10.97%) Apache
4 77 (6.92%) Drupal
5 38 (3.42%) Umbraco
6 37 (3.33%) IIS
7 20 (1.80%) Node.js
8 19 (1.71%) Joomla!
9 18 (1.62%) nginx
10 14 (1.26%) SharePoint
11 13 (1.17%) Sitecore CMS
12 7 (0.63%) MS Exchange
12 7 (0.63%) Sitefinity
13 4 (0.36%) MODX
13 4 (0.36%) Tomcat
14 3 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2010
14 3 (0.27%) JBoss
15 2 (0.18%) OpenStack
15 2 (0.18%) ExpressionEngine
15 2 (0.18%) Moodle
Applications
1 74 (6.65%) Photoshop
2 28 (2.52%) MS Excel
3 24 (2.16%) Adobe Illustrator
4 13 (1.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 6 (0.54%) MS Office
6 5 (0.45%) Fireworks
7 4 (0.36%) InDesign
8 3 (0.27%) AutoCAD
9 2 (0.18%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 213 (19.15%) Magento
2 7 (0.63%) Tridion
3 3 (0.27%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.18%) WebTrends
4 2 (0.18%) Zen Cart
5 1 (0.090%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.090%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 29 (2.61%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (1.62%) Amazon S3
3 10 (0.90%) MailChimp
4 5 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (0.45%) GitHub
5 2 (0.18%) SaaS
6 1 (0.090%) Route 53
6 1 (0.090%) ElastiCache
6 1 (0.090%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 33 (2.97%) Internet
2 15 (1.35%) Intranet
3 14 (1.26%) SSL
4 12 (1.08%) SSH
5 10 (0.90%) Wireless
6 8 (0.72%) IPsec
6 8 (0.72%) DNS
7 6 (0.54%) VPN
8 5 (0.45%) OpenVPN
8 5 (0.45%) TCP/IP
8 5 (0.45%) FTP
9 4 (0.36%) HTTP
10 3 (0.27%) HTTPS
10 3 (0.27%) DHCP
10 3 (0.27%) Extranet
10 3 (0.27%) SAN
11 2 (0.18%) Firewall
11 2 (0.18%) SMTP
11 2 (0.18%) SMS
11 2 (0.18%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 656 (58.99%) MySQL
2 133 (11.96%) SQL Server
3 36 (3.24%) Relational Database
4 20 (1.80%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 19 (1.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 15 (1.35%) PostgreSQL
7 14 (1.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 13 (1.17%) Big Data
9 11 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
10 8 (0.72%) MongoDB
11 7 (0.63%) NoSQL
12 6 (0.54%) Hadoop
13 5 (0.45%) Crystal Reports
14 4 (0.36%) Oracle Database
15 3 (0.27%) SQLite
15 3 (0.27%) RDBMS
15 3 (0.27%) Redis
16 2 (0.18%) MariaDB
16 2 (0.18%) SQL Server 2005
17 1 (0.090%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 193 (17.36%) Git (software)
2 97 (8.72%) Subversion
3 36 (3.24%) Visual Studio
4 35 (3.15%) JIRA
5 17 (1.53%) Selenium
6 12 (1.08%) Grunt
7 11 (0.99%) Mercurial
7 11 (0.99%) Team Foundation Server
7 11 (0.99%) Flash Builder
7 11 (0.99%) PHPUnit
8 8 (0.72%) MSBuild
9 7 (0.63%) WebDriver
9 7 (0.63%) Jasmine
10 6 (0.54%) Jenkins
10 6 (0.54%) Behat
10 6 (0.54%) Eclipse
10 6 (0.54%) Dreamweaver
10 6 (0.54%) NUnit
10 6 (0.54%) Zend Studio
11 5 (0.45%) Cucumber
General
1 107 (9.62%) Marketing
2 84 (7.55%) Finance
3 73 (6.56%) Retail
4 22 (1.98%) Telecoms
5 19 (1.71%) Games
6 15 (1.35%) Back Office
7 11 (0.99%) Music Industry
7 11 (0.99%) Financial Institution
8 10 (0.90%) Advertising
9 9 (0.81%) Legal
10 4 (0.36%) Local Government
11 2 (0.18%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.18%) Billing
12 1 (0.090%) Publishing
12 1 (0.090%) Automotive
12 1 (0.090%) Law
Job Titles
1 960 (86.33%) Developer
2 581 (52.25%) PHP Developer
3 216 (19.42%) Web Developer
4 125 (11.24%) Senior Developer
5 85 (7.64%) Front-End Developer
6 77 (6.92%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 71 (6.38%) PHP Web Developer
8 69 (6.21%) Senior PHP Developer
9 66 (5.94%) Magento Developer
10 55 (4.95%) .NET Developer
11 51 (4.59%) Junior
12 50 (4.50%) Junior Developer
13 48 (4.32%) Software Developer
14 36 (3.24%) PHP Magento Developer
15 31 (2.79%) C# Developer
15 31 (2.79%) Junior PHP Developer
16 28 (2.52%) C# .NET Developer
17 27 (2.43%) Senior Web Developer
17 27 (2.43%) Lead Developer
18 25 (2.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 803 (72.21%) HTML
2 763 (68.62%) CSS
3 507 (45.59%) jQuery
4 320 (28.78%) HTML5
5 254 (22.84%) CSS3
6 189 (17.00%) .NET
7 145 (13.04%) Ajax
8 123 (11.06%) Symfony
9 113 (10.16%) Web Services
10 99 (8.90%) ASP.NET
11 90 (8.09%) Laravel
12 89 (8.00%) LAMP
13 88 (7.91%) XML
14 80 (7.19%) CodeIgniter
15 79 (7.10%) SOAP
16 77 (6.92%) AngularJS
17 64 (5.76%) Backbone.js
17 64 (5.76%) REST
18 50 (4.50%) XHTML
19 46 (4.14%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 81 (7.28%) Mobile App
2 41 (3.69%) User Experience
3 40 (3.60%) Computer Science
4 39 (3.51%) Open Source
5 33 (2.97%) Enterprise Software
5 33 (2.97%) Graphic Design
6 30 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
7 16 (1.44%) Photography
8 15 (1.35%) Social Network
8 15 (1.35%) Data Integration
9 13 (1.17%) W3C
10 12 (1.08%) Mathematics
11 11 (0.99%) Telematics
12 9 (0.81%) Copywriting
12 9 (0.81%) iPhone
12 9 (0.81%) Social Media
13 8 (0.72%) Blog
14 7 (0.63%) Cryptography
14 7 (0.63%) PKI
14 7 (0.63%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 292 (26.26%) Linux
2 61 (5.49%) Android
3 57 (5.13%) Apple iOS
4 47 (4.23%) Windows
5 32 (2.88%) UNIX
6 14 (1.26%) CentOS
7 10 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (0.72%) Debian
9 5 (0.45%) Ubuntu
9 5 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.27%) Windows Mobile
10 3 (0.27%) Mac OS X
10 3 (0.27%) Solaris
11 2 (0.18%) HPUX
12 1 (0.090%) openSUSE
12 1 (0.090%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.090%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.090%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.090%) FreeBSD
12 1 (0.090%) OpenBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 339 (30.49%) MVC
2 323 (29.05%) OO
3 270 (24.28%) E-Commerce
4 264 (23.74%) OOP
5 241 (21.67%) Agile Software Development
6 149 (13.40%) OO PHP
7 122 (10.97%) Web Development
8 84 (7.55%) Web Design
9 66 (5.94%) TDD
10 51 (4.59%) Responsive Web Design
11 48 (4.32%) SEO
12 47 (4.23%) Scrum
13 43 (3.87%) CRM
14 42 (3.78%) Mentoring
15 39 (3.51%) Unit Testing
16 38 (3.42%) Project Management
17 37 (3.33%) Mobile Application Development
18 36 (3.24%) ERP
19 31 (2.79%) Content Management
20 29 (2.61%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 737 (66.28%) JavaScript
2 249 (22.39%) SQL
3 145 (13.04%) C#
4 121 (10.88%) PHP5
5 111 (9.98%) Java
6 51 (4.59%) Python
7 46 (4.14%) Perl
8 41 (3.69%) Ruby
9 31 (2.79%) C++
10 30 (2.70%) T-SQL
11 25 (2.25%) Bash Shell
12 17 (1.53%) C
13 13 (1.17%) VB
13 13 (1.17%) VB.NET
14 8 (0.72%) Objective-C
15 7 (0.63%) PowerShell
16 5 (0.45%) Groovy
17 4 (0.36%) VB6
18 2 (0.18%) VBScript
18 2 (0.18%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 120 (10.79%) Degree
2 13 (1.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (0.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (0.18%) MCP
3 2 (0.18%) MCSE
3 2 (0.18%) CCNA
3 2 (0.18%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (0.18%) PMI Certification
3 2 (0.18%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.18%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.090%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (1.71%) QA
2 4 (0.36%) SLA
3 3 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.090%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (1.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (0.36%) Squid
3 2 (0.18%) Samba
3 2 (0.18%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.18%) NFS
3 2 (0.18%) VirtualBox
3 2 (0.18%) Varnish
3 2 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (0.18%) Postfix
4 1 (0.090%) Sendmail
4 1 (0.090%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.090%) Dovecot
4 1 (0.090%) Openswan
4 1 (0.090%) SpamAssassin
4 1 (0.090%) OpenSIPS
4 1 (0.090%) vSphere
4 1 (0.090%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.090%) Corosync
4 1 (0.090%) KVM
4 1 (0.090%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 21 (1.89%) Puppet
2 8 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (0.72%) Nagios
3 5 (0.45%) Capistrano
4 4 (0.36%) Cacti
5 3 (0.27%) Tivoli
5 3 (0.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (0.18%) Webmin
6 2 (0.18%) Vagrant
6 2 (0.18%) Plesk
6 2 (0.18%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.18%) Munin
7 1 (0.090%) Zenoss
7 1 (0.090%) yum
7 1 (0.090%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 1 (0.090%) Hyperic
7 1 (0.090%) SmokePing
7 1 (0.090%) logstash
7 1 (0.090%) Ansible
7 1 (0.090%) Rsyslog
Vendors
1 210 (18.88%) Zend
2 61 (5.49%) Twitter
3 52 (4.68%) Facebook
4 49 (4.41%) Microsoft
5 42 (3.78%) Adobe
6 33 (2.97%) Oracle
7 24 (2.16%) Sitecore
8 21 (1.89%) Google
9 17 (1.53%) VMware
10 15 (1.35%) Red Hat
11 12 (1.08%) EPiServer
12 8 (0.72%) Rackspace
13 6 (0.54%) Perforce
13 6 (0.54%) Salesforce.com
14 5 (0.45%) Apple
14 5 (0.45%) New Relic
15 4 (0.36%) Tableau
15 4 (0.36%) Percona
16 3 (0.27%) HP
17 2 (0.18%) Dell
Manchester, Lancashire
PNG Recruitment Solutions
Salary: From £37,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Premier IT
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + benefits AND bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Preston, Lancashire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £25,000-£35,000 PA, depending on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Rossendale, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Square One Resources
Salary: From £28,000 to £40,000 per annum DOE + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Chassam Contract
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £16k - 22k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Skelmersdale, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Capita ITPS
Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Premier IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Health Care, + Other Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago