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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 23 22 25
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Permanent jobs citing PHP 536 634 606
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 7.93% 9.63% 8.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.79% 16.46% 14.28%
Number of salaries quoted 465 539 533
Average salary £34,000 £33,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.03% +1.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,900 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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
3395 3852 4243
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 50.21% 58.52% 59.50%
Number of salaries quoted 2963 3335 3698
Average salary £37,500 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

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 5 March 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 5 March 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 0 359 £32,500 - 66
Cheshire -3 85 £38,000 +8.57% 19
Merseyside -3 60 £37,500 +13.63% 12
Lancashire -10 31 £27,500 -21.42% 13
Cumbria - 5 £28,500 - 1
PHP
England

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 March 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.

1 813 (72.98%) HTML
2 761 (68.31%) CSS
3 737 (66.16%) JavaScript
4 646 (57.99%) MySQL
5 494 (44.34%) jQuery
6 358 (32.14%) MVC
7 321 (28.82%) OO
8 308 (27.65%) HTML5
9 291 (26.12%) Linux
10 272 (24.42%) OOP
11 239 (21.45%) E-Commerce
12 234 (21.01%) SQL
13 232 (20.83%) CSS3
14 221 (19.84%) Agile Software Development
15 206 (18.49%) Magento
16 197 (17.68%) Zend
17 190 (17.06%) Git (software)
18 187 (16.79%) .NET
19 158 (14.18%) WordPress
20 150 (13.46%) Ajax
21 147 (13.20%) OO PHP
22 142 (12.75%) C#
23 137 (12.30%) Symfony
24 136 (12.21%) CMS
25 132 (11.85%) Web Development
26 129 (11.58%) SQL Server
26 129 (11.58%) Apache
27 119 (10.68%) Degree
28 112 (10.05%) Web Services
29 110 (9.87%) LAMP

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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
1 158 (14.18%) WordPress
2 136 (12.21%) CMS
3 129 (11.58%) Apache
4 76 (6.82%) Drupal
5 38 (3.41%) IIS
6 37 (3.32%) Umbraco
7 26 (2.33%) Node.js
8 25 (2.24%) Joomla!
9 17 (1.53%) nginx
10 11 (0.99%) Sitecore CMS
11 10 (0.90%) SharePoint
12 7 (0.63%) Sitefinity
13 5 (0.45%) MS Exchange
14 3 (0.27%) MODX
14 3 (0.27%) OpenStack
14 3 (0.27%) Tomcat
14 3 (0.27%) JBoss
15 2 (0.18%) Moodle
15 2 (0.18%) ExpressionEngine
16 1 (0.090%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 68 (6.10%) Photoshop
2 24 (2.15%) MS Excel
3 23 (2.06%) Adobe Illustrator
4 12 (1.08%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 10 (0.90%) MS Office
6 5 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
7 4 (0.36%) MS Visio
7 4 (0.36%) Fireworks
8 3 (0.27%) InDesign
9 2 (0.18%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.090%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 206 (18.49%) Magento
2 7 (0.63%) Tridion
3 4 (0.36%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.18%) Zen Cart
5 1 (0.090%) Shopify
5 1 (0.090%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.090%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.090%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 29 (2.60%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (1.53%) Amazon S3
3 10 (0.90%) MailChimp
4 8 (0.72%) GitHub
5 6 (0.54%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.27%) Force.com
6 3 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.090%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (2.42%) Internet
2 11 (0.99%) Wireless
2 11 (0.99%) SSH
3 10 (0.90%) SSL
4 8 (0.72%) IPsec
4 8 (0.72%) TCP/IP
4 8 (0.72%) Intranet
5 7 (0.63%) HTTP
5 7 (0.63%) DNS
6 6 (0.54%) OpenVPN
6 6 (0.54%) VPN
7 5 (0.45%) FTP
8 4 (0.36%) Firewall
9 3 (0.27%) Extranet
9 3 (0.27%) SAN
9 3 (0.27%) DHCP
9 3 (0.27%) HTTPS
9 3 (0.27%) Network Security
10 2 (0.18%) Asterisk PBX
10 2 (0.18%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 646 (57.99%) MySQL
2 129 (11.58%) SQL Server
3 37 (3.32%) Relational Database
4 20 (1.80%) PostgreSQL
4 20 (1.80%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 18 (1.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 17 (1.53%) Big Data
7 12 (1.08%) MongoDB
7 12 (1.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 9 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
9 8 (0.72%) NoSQL
10 7 (0.63%) Crystal Reports
11 6 (0.54%) Hadoop
12 4 (0.36%) Oracle Database
13 3 (0.27%) Redis
13 3 (0.27%) RDBMS
13 3 (0.27%) SQLite
14 2 (0.18%) SQL Server 2005
15 1 (0.090%) Amazon Redshift
15 1 (0.090%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 190 (17.06%) Git (software)
2 90 (8.08%) Subversion
3 45 (4.04%) Visual Studio
4 28 (2.51%) JIRA
5 21 (1.89%) Selenium
6 15 (1.35%) PHPUnit
7 11 (0.99%) Grunt
7 11 (0.99%) Mercurial
7 11 (0.99%) Flash Builder
8 10 (0.90%) Jenkins
9 9 (0.81%) Team Foundation Server
10 8 (0.72%) Hudson
10 8 (0.72%) TeamCity
10 8 (0.72%) MSBuild
11 7 (0.63%) Jasmine
12 6 (0.54%) WebDriver
12 6 (0.54%) Zend Studio
12 6 (0.54%) Dreamweaver
12 6 (0.54%) Eclipse
12 6 (0.54%) Behat
General
1 102 (9.16%) Finance
2 93 (8.35%) Marketing
3 62 (5.57%) Retail
4 21 (1.89%) Games
5 19 (1.71%) Telecoms
6 12 (1.08%) Music Industry
6 12 (1.08%) Financial Institution
7 11 (0.99%) Back Office
8 10 (0.90%) Advertising
9 7 (0.63%) Legal
10 6 (0.54%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.36%) Local Government
12 2 (0.18%) Billing
12 2 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.090%) Publishing
13 1 (0.090%) Electronics
13 1 (0.090%) Automotive
13 1 (0.090%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.090%) Banking
Job Titles
1 966 (86.71%) Developer
2 583 (52.33%) PHP Developer
3 195 (17.50%) Web Developer
4 113 (10.14%) Senior Developer
5 92 (8.26%) Front-End Developer
6 67 (6.01%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 61 (5.48%) Senior PHP Developer
8 58 (5.21%) PHP Web Developer
8 58 (5.21%) Magento Developer
9 55 (4.94%) Junior
10 54 (4.85%) .NET Developer
10 54 (4.85%) Junior Developer
11 49 (4.40%) Software Developer
12 34 (3.05%) Junior PHP Developer
13 30 (2.69%) C# Developer
14 29 (2.60%) C# .NET Developer
15 27 (2.42%) PHP LAMP Developer
16 26 (2.33%) Lead Developer
16 26 (2.33%) PHP Magento Developer
17 23 (2.06%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 813 (72.98%) HTML
2 761 (68.31%) CSS
3 494 (44.34%) jQuery
4 308 (27.65%) HTML5
5 232 (20.83%) CSS3
6 187 (16.79%) .NET
7 150 (13.46%) Ajax
8 137 (12.30%) Symfony
9 112 (10.05%) Web Services
10 110 (9.87%) LAMP
11 109 (9.78%) Laravel
12 97 (8.71%) ASP.NET
13 90 (8.08%) CodeIgniter
14 87 (7.81%) XML
14 87 (7.81%) AngularJS
15 74 (6.64%) SOAP
16 67 (6.01%) Backbone.js
17 64 (5.75%) REST
18 49 (4.40%) XHTML
19 45 (4.04%) CakePHP
Miscellaneous
1 83 (7.45%) Mobile App
2 47 (4.22%) User Experience
3 36 (3.23%) Computer Science
3 36 (3.23%) Open Source
4 31 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
5 28 (2.51%) Analytical Skills
6 26 (2.33%) Graphic Design
7 19 (1.71%) Social Network
8 17 (1.53%) W3C
9 16 (1.44%) Photography
10 15 (1.35%) Data Integration
11 11 (0.99%) Telematics
12 9 (0.81%) Copywriting
12 9 (0.81%) Social Media
13 8 (0.72%) iPhone
13 8 (0.72%) Blog
13 8 (0.72%) Mathematics
14 7 (0.63%) Cryptography
14 7 (0.63%) PKI
15 6 (0.54%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 291 (26.12%) Linux
2 56 (5.03%) Windows
3 55 (4.94%) Android
4 49 (4.40%) Apple iOS
5 35 (3.14%) UNIX
6 16 (1.44%) CentOS
7 11 (0.99%) Windows Mobile
8 10 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (0.72%) Debian
10 6 (0.54%) Ubuntu
11 5 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
12 4 (0.36%) Solaris
13 3 (0.27%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.18%) OpenBSD
14 2 (0.18%) FreeBSD
14 2 (0.18%) HPUX
15 1 (0.090%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.090%) Windows Server 2012
15 1 (0.090%) Windows Server 2003
15 1 (0.090%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 358 (32.14%) MVC
2 321 (28.82%) OO
3 272 (24.42%) OOP
4 239 (21.45%) E-Commerce
5 221 (19.84%) Agile Software Development
6 147 (13.20%) OO PHP
7 132 (11.85%) Web Development
8 89 (7.99%) Web Design
9 70 (6.28%) TDD
10 53 (4.76%) Responsive Web Design
11 47 (4.22%) Unit Testing
12 45 (4.04%) Scrum
13 42 (3.77%) CRM
13 42 (3.77%) Mobile Application Development
14 41 (3.68%) Mentoring
15 40 (3.59%) SEO
16 34 (3.05%) Project Management
16 34 (3.05%) Content Management
17 31 (2.78%) Software Engineering
17 31 (2.78%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 737 (66.16%) JavaScript
2 234 (21.01%) SQL
3 142 (12.75%) C#
4 106 (9.52%) PHP5
5 100 (8.98%) Java
6 62 (5.57%) Python
7 49 (4.40%) Perl
8 43 (3.86%) Ruby
9 38 (3.41%) C++
10 31 (2.78%) Bash Shell
11 22 (1.97%) C
12 17 (1.53%) T-SQL
13 12 (1.08%) VB
13 12 (1.08%) VB.NET
14 6 (0.54%) VBScript
15 5 (0.45%) VB6
15 5 (0.45%) PowerShell
16 3 (0.27%) Apex Code
17 2 (0.18%) Scala
17 2 (0.18%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 119 (10.68%) Degree
2 17 (1.53%) VCP4
3 12 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.18%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.18%) MCSE
4 2 (0.18%) MCP
4 2 (0.18%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (0.18%) CCNA
4 2 (0.18%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.090%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.090%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (2.24%) QA
2 4 (0.36%) SLA
3 1 (0.090%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (0.45%) Squid
3 3 (0.27%) NFS
3 3 (0.27%) Samba
3 3 (0.27%) Varnish
3 3 (0.27%) Postfix
4 2 (0.18%) Sendmail
4 2 (0.18%) Openswan
4 2 (0.18%) SpamAssassin
4 2 (0.18%) OpenSIPS
4 2 (0.18%) Dovecot
4 2 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.18%) VMware ESX
4 2 (0.18%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.18%) KVM
4 2 (0.18%) Corosync
4 2 (0.18%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 20 (1.80%) Puppet
2 11 (0.99%) Nagios
3 9 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (0.45%) Cacti
5 4 (0.36%) Munin
5 4 (0.36%) Tivoli
5 4 (0.36%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 4 (0.36%) Vagrant
6 2 (0.18%) Zenoss
6 2 (0.18%) yum
6 2 (0.18%) Plesk
6 2 (0.18%) SmokePing
6 2 (0.18%) Bacula
6 2 (0.18%) Rsyslog
6 2 (0.18%) logstash
6 2 (0.18%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 1 (0.090%) Webmin
7 1 (0.090%) Hyperic
7 1 (0.090%) Ansible
7 1 (0.090%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 197 (17.68%) Zend
2 65 (5.83%) Twitter
3 53 (4.76%) Facebook
4 51 (4.58%) Microsoft
5 40 (3.59%) Oracle
6 39 (3.50%) Adobe
7 25 (2.24%) Google
8 21 (1.89%) Sitecore
9 15 (1.35%) VMware
9 15 (1.35%) Red Hat
10 12 (1.08%) Salesforce.com
11 11 (0.99%) EPiServer
12 10 (0.90%) Perforce
13 8 (0.72%) Rackspace
14 5 (0.45%) New Relic
15 4 (0.36%) Apple
15 4 (0.36%) Tableau
16 3 (0.27%) Percona
16 3 (0.27%) HP
17 2 (0.18%) SolarWinds
Preston, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum + bens
Posted: 52 minutes ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Assurant Solutions
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Hyde, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
PNG Recruitment Solutions
Salary: From £37,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Chassam Contract
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 18,000 - 28,000
Posted: 22 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Chassam Contract
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
RMS PR
Salary: £22,000 - £28,000
Posted: 23 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Foresight Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Propel London Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
Skelmersdale, Lancashire
Novus digital recruitment limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum Plus benefits, onsite parking etc
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Novus digital recruitment limited
Salary: From £28,000 to £36,000 per annum Plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £25000.00 - £55000 per annum + Training + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 45k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 50k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £200,000 per annum No Tax, Relocation, Benefits, Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £200,000 per annum No Tax, Relocation, Benefits, Bonus
Posted: Yesterday