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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 24 31 24
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -7
Permanent jobs citing PHP 517 405 578
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 8.22% 6.60% 7.85%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.22% 13.02% 15.01%
Number of salaries quoted 482 341 502
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
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
3635 3110 3850
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 57.82% 50.68% 52.29%
Number of salaries quoted 3165 2662 3365
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing PHP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 7 December 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PHP within the North West region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +3 340 £37,000 +5.71% 60
Cheshire +10 91 £37,000 +8.82% 10
Lancashire +11 49 £32,500 +8.33% 20
Merseyside -2 29 £38,750 +10.71% 5
Cumbria - 2 £45,000 -
PHP
England

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, IT jobs citing PHP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for PHP.

1 585 (59.45%) HTML
2 575 (58.43%) CSS
3 547 (55.59%) JavaScript
4 518 (52.64%) MySQL
5 409 (41.57%) jQuery
6 321 (32.62%) Git (software)
7 316 (32.11%) Agile Software Development
8 297 (30.18%) MVC
9 252 (25.61%) Web Development
10 206 (20.93%) Linux
11 204 (20.73%) OO
12 196 (19.92%) WordPress
13 195 (19.82%) HTML5
14 194 (19.72%) SQL
15 179 (18.19%) Laravel
16 178 (18.09%) OOP
17 160 (16.26%) E-Commerce
18 155 (15.75%) Java
19 148 (15.04%) CSS3
20 137 (13.92%) Magento
21 127 (12.91%) Symfony
22 125 (12.70%) LAMP
23 120 (12.20%) .NET
24 118 (11.99%) Degree
25 116 (11.79%) Scrum
26 114 (11.59%) C#
27 107 (10.87%) TDD
28 106 (10.77%) Zend
29 104 (10.57%) Web Services
30 102 (10.37%) SQL Server

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 196 (19.92%) WordPress
2 81 (8.23%) Apache
3 69 (7.01%) CMS
4 43 (4.37%) Drupal
5 30 (3.05%) nginx
6 14 (1.42%) IIS
7 13 (1.32%) Apache Spark
8 9 (0.91%) SharePoint
9 8 (0.81%) Elasticsearch
10 4 (0.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 3 (0.30%) Joomla!
11 3 (0.30%) SilverStripe
12 2 (0.20%) ColdFusion
12 2 (0.20%) ExpressionEngine
12 2 (0.20%) OpenStack
13 1 (0.10%) Apache Solr
13 1 (0.10%) concrete5
13 1 (0.10%) Confluence
13 1 (0.10%) Facebook Platform
13 1 (0.10%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 34 (3.46%) Photoshop
2 21 (2.13%) MS Excel
3 8 (0.81%) Adobe Illustrator
3 8 (0.81%) MS Office
4 1 (0.10%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 137 (13.92%) Magento
2 13 (1.32%) OpenCart
3 8 (0.81%) osCommerce
4 4 (0.41%) Payment Gateway
5 2 (0.20%) Visualfiles
6 1 (0.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 85 (8.64%) Amazon AWS
2 37 (3.76%) GitHub
3 10 (1.02%) Amazon S3
3 10 (1.02%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (0.61%) SaaS
5 5 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (0.41%) AdWords
6 4 (0.41%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.30%) Google Analytics
7 3 (0.30%) Google Play
7 3 (0.30%) Sage Pay
7 3 (0.30%) TestFlight
8 2 (0.20%) Amazon SQS
8 2 (0.20%) Firebase
8 2 (0.20%) PaaS
9 1 (0.10%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 1 (0.10%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.10%) MailChimp
9 1 (0.10%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 42 (4.27%) DNS
2 40 (4.07%) Internet
3 31 (3.15%) Firewall
4 19 (1.93%) VoIP
5 18 (1.83%) Broadband
5 18 (1.83%) Ethernet
5 18 (1.83%) IPv6
5 18 (1.83%) TACACS
5 18 (1.83%) Wi-Fi
6 17 (1.73%) Asterisk PBX
7 13 (1.32%) WAN
8 10 (1.02%) VPN
9 9 (0.91%) HTTP
9 9 (0.91%) VLAN
10 8 (0.81%) BGP
10 8 (0.81%) Junos
10 8 (0.81%) LLU
10 8 (0.81%) OSPF
10 8 (0.81%) SNMP
10 8 (0.81%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 518 (52.64%) MySQL
2 102 (10.37%) SQL Server
3 55 (5.59%) NoSQL
4 36 (3.66%) MongoDB
5 33 (3.35%) Relational Database
6 29 (2.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 28 (2.85%) PostgreSQL
8 22 (2.24%) Big Data
9 21 (2.13%) RDBMS
10 18 (1.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 14 (1.42%) SQL Server 2014
11 14 (1.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 13 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
13 9 (0.91%) Redis
14 5 (0.51%) Crystal Reports
14 5 (0.51%) Hadoop
14 5 (0.51%) InterSystems Cache
14 5 (0.51%) Oracle Database
15 4 (0.41%) CouchDB
15 4 (0.41%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 321 (32.62%) Git (software)
2 76 (7.72%) Subversion
3 45 (4.57%) JIRA
4 37 (3.76%) Jenkins
5 25 (2.54%) Grunt
6 21 (2.13%) Visual Studio
7 20 (2.03%) Bitbucket
8 18 (1.83%) Team Foundation Server
9 16 (1.63%) gulp
10 13 (1.32%) PHPUnit
11 12 (1.22%) Maven
12 11 (1.12%) Vagrant
13 9 (0.91%) Ant
13 9 (0.91%) Mercurial
13 9 (0.91%) Selenium
14 8 (0.81%) git-flow
15 7 (0.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 6 (0.61%) Cucumber
16 6 (0.61%) Gradle
16 6 (0.61%) Travis CI
General
1 93 (9.45%) Marketing
2 60 (6.10%) Retail
3 55 (5.59%) Finance
4 46 (4.67%) Telecoms
5 30 (3.05%) Advertising
6 21 (2.13%) Games
7 13 (1.32%) Publishing
8 12 (1.22%) Multimedia
9 10 (1.02%) Manufacturing
10 7 (0.71%) Legal
11 5 (0.51%) Banking
11 5 (0.51%) Electronics
12 3 (0.30%) Law
12 3 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.20%) Back Office
13 2 (0.20%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 760 (77.24%) Developer
2 501 (50.91%) PHP Developer
3 136 (13.82%) Web Developer
4 105 (10.67%) Senior Developer
5 95 (9.65%) Lead Developer
6 92 (9.35%) JavaScript Developer
7 74 (7.52%) HTML Developer
8 73 (7.42%) PHP Web Developer
9 70 (7.11%) HTML CSS Developer
10 69 (7.01%) Lead PHP Developer
10 69 (7.01%) Senior PHP Developer
11 61 (6.20%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 56 (5.69%) Junior
13 54 (5.49%) Software Developer
14 51 (5.18%) Junior Developer
15 49 (4.98%) MySQL Developer
15 49 (4.98%) PHP MySQL Developer
16 42 (4.27%) .NET Developer
17 40 (4.07%) C# Developer
17 40 (4.07%) Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 585 (59.45%) HTML
2 575 (58.43%) CSS
3 409 (41.57%) jQuery
4 195 (19.82%) HTML5
5 179 (18.19%) Laravel
6 148 (15.04%) CSS3
7 127 (12.91%) Symfony
8 125 (12.70%) LAMP
9 120 (12.20%) .NET
10 104 (10.57%) Web Services
11 101 (10.26%) AngularJS
12 100 (10.16%) Node.js
13 95 (9.65%) XML
14 90 (9.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 85 (8.64%) Sass
16 70 (7.11%) Ajax
17 65 (6.61%) ASP.NET
18 60 (6.10%) CodeIgniter
19 39 (3.96%) JSON
19 39 (3.96%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 101 (10.26%) iPad
2 79 (8.03%) User Experience
3 75 (7.62%) Analytical Skills
4 66 (6.71%) Computer Science
5 62 (6.30%) Mobile App
6 18 (1.83%) Data Structures
7 17 (1.73%) Algorithms
8 14 (1.42%) Clustering
9 13 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
10 11 (1.12%) Data Integration
11 10 (1.02%) W3C
12 9 (0.91%) iPhone
13 8 (0.81%) Blog
13 8 (0.81%) Data Centre
13 8 (0.81%) Digital Media
13 8 (0.81%) Social Media
14 7 (0.71%) Mobile Games
14 7 (0.71%) N-Tier
15 6 (0.61%) Fintech
15 6 (0.61%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 206 (20.93%) Linux
2 33 (3.35%) Windows
3 32 (3.25%) Unix
4 27 (2.74%) CentOS
5 22 (2.24%) Android
6 19 (1.93%) Debian
6 19 (1.93%) Ubuntu
7 18 (1.83%) Apple iOS
7 18 (1.83%) Windows Server
8 14 (1.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (0.71%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (0.61%) Solaris
11 4 (0.41%) Oracle Linux
12 3 (0.30%) Fedora
13 2 (0.20%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.10%) Embedded Linux
14 1 (0.10%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.10%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.10%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 316 (32.11%) Agile Software Development
2 297 (30.18%) MVC
3 252 (25.61%) Web Development
4 204 (20.73%) OO
5 178 (18.09%) OOP
6 160 (16.26%) E-Commerce
7 116 (11.79%) Scrum
8 107 (10.87%) TDD
9 98 (9.96%) Front End Development
10 81 (8.23%) Software Engineering
11 72 (7.32%) OO PHP
12 66 (6.71%) DevOps
13 64 (6.50%) Unit Testing
14 58 (5.89%) Continuous Integration
15 54 (5.49%) SDLC
16 53 (5.39%) Open Source
17 44 (4.47%) Kanban
17 44 (4.47%) Mentoring
18 41 (4.17%) Responsive Web Design
19 38 (3.86%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 547 (55.59%) JavaScript
2 194 (19.72%) SQL
3 155 (15.75%) Java
4 114 (11.59%) C#
5 88 (8.94%) Perl
6 86 (8.74%) Python
7 53 (5.39%) Ruby
8 41 (4.17%) PHP 5
9 34 (3.46%) C++
10 26 (2.64%) Bash Shell
11 19 (1.93%) Shell Script
12 15 (1.52%) C
13 12 (1.22%) VB.NET
14 9 (0.91%) T-SQL
15 8 (0.81%) XQuery
16 7 (0.71%) PL/SQL
17 6 (0.61%) ES6
17 6 (0.61%) Go
17 6 (0.61%) VB
18 5 (0.51%) Scala
Qualifications
1 118 (11.99%) Degree
2 12 (1.22%) CCNP
2 12 (1.22%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (0.41%) DBS Check
3 4 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (0.41%) MySQL Certification
3 4 (0.41%) RHCSA
4 2 (0.20%) HNC
4 2 (0.20%) HND
4 2 (0.20%) JNCIP
4 2 (0.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (0.20%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.10%) CHECK Team Leader
5 1 (0.10%) CREST Certified
5 1 (0.10%) Cyber Scheme
5 1 (0.10%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.10%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.10%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (2.54%) PCI DSS
2 20 (2.03%) QA
3 10 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.10%) GCP
System Software
1 27 (2.74%) Active Directory
2 18 (1.83%) Varnish
3 17 (1.73%) Virtual Machines
4 12 (1.22%) Docker
5 11 (1.12%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (0.71%) Postfix
6 7 (0.71%) qmail
7 4 (0.41%) Firmware
7 4 (0.41%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 4 (0.41%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 2 (0.20%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.20%) iptables
8 2 (0.20%) KVM
8 2 (0.20%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.10%) Gluster
9 1 (0.10%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.10%) Xen
Systems Management
1 41 (4.17%) Puppet
2 33 (3.35%) Nagios
3 18 (1.83%) OpenNMS
3 18 (1.83%) RANCID
3 18 (1.83%) SCCM
4 17 (1.73%) Opscode Chef
5 15 (1.52%) Cacti
6 9 (0.91%) Failover Clustering
7 8 (0.81%) SCOM
8 6 (0.61%) Backup Exec
8 6 (0.61%) cPanel
8 6 (0.61%) Munin
9 4 (0.41%) NetBackup
9 4 (0.41%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 2 (0.20%) Ansible
10 2 (0.20%) Cobbler
10 2 (0.20%) Kubernetes
10 2 (0.20%) Terraform
11 1 (0.10%) Host Intrusion Detection System
11 1 (0.10%) Rancher
Vendors
1 106 (10.77%) Zend
2 50 (5.08%) Microsoft
3 32 (3.25%) Google
4 28 (2.85%) Oracle
5 25 (2.54%) Cisco
6 18 (1.83%) Brocade
6 18 (1.83%) Ericsson
6 18 (1.83%) Foundry
6 18 (1.83%) Huawei
6 18 (1.83%) Juniper
6 18 (1.83%) ZyXEL
7 16 (1.63%) Red Hat
8 14 (1.42%) Adobe
9 13 (1.32%) VMware
10 12 (1.22%) Facebook
11 8 (0.81%) Twitter
12 7 (0.71%) Apple
13 6 (0.61%) IBM
13 6 (0.61%) Salesforce.com
14 4 (0.41%) Sun
Manchester, Lancashire
Premier IT
Salary: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Digital Gurus
Salary: £6000 - £600000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bury, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £36,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Preston, Lancashire
Candour Solutions
Salary: Excellent + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Altrincham, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Digital Gurus
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Digital Gurus
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £22000 per annum + Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Preston, Lancashire
Candour Solutions
Salary: Excellent + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Lancashire
Recital Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £35000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Chassam Contract
Salary: £30,000 per annum Circa
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Lancaster, Lancashire
Premier IT
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Digital Gurus
Salary: £3000.00 - £4000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Signature Living Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £23000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: Excellent salary & benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Burnley, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £32000 - £36000 per annum + Training & Progression
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: Excellent salary + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Training & Unlimited Opportunity
Posted: 6 days ago