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 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 34 31 34
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Permanent jobs citing PHP 339 435 502
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 6.20% 7.12% 7.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.72% 13.45% 13.09%
Number of salaries quoted 284 352 417
Median salary £35,000 £32,500 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,550 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+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
2892 3235 3836
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 52.93% 52.97% 55.90%
Number of salaries quoted 2486 2713 3267
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +12.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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 -6 231 £35,000 +4.47% 69
Cheshire +14 50 £37,500 +7.14% 27
Lancashire -3 41 £30,500 +8.92% 25
Merseyside -5 15 £32,000 -8.57% 14
PHP
England

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 May 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.

1 442 (59.41%) JavaScript
2 422 (56.72%) HTML
3 405 (54.44%) CSS
4 367 (49.33%) MySQL
5 269 (36.16%) jQuery
6 248 (33.33%) Web Development
7 232 (31.18%) Agile Software Development
8 211 (28.36%) Git (software)
9 202 (27.15%) Linux
10 192 (25.81%) HTML5
11 175 (23.52%) OO
12 173 (23.25%) Java
13 156 (20.97%) MVC
14 147 (19.76%) .NET
15 143 (19.22%) E-Commerce
16 131 (17.61%) CSS3
17 130 (17.47%) XML
18 124 (16.67%) Magento
19 122 (16.40%) WordPress
20 112 (15.05%) C#
21 109 (14.65%) Ajax
22 108 (14.52%) Degree
22 108 (14.52%) SQL
23 106 (14.25%) LAMP
24 95 (12.77%) OOP
25 87 (11.69%) Python
26 84 (11.29%) Web Services
27 80 (10.75%) Scrum
28 79 (10.62%) Zend
29 76 (10.22%) Front End Development

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
1 122 (16.40%) WordPress
2 75 (10.08%) Apache
3 63 (8.47%) Drupal
4 62 (8.33%) Node.js
5 49 (6.59%) CMS
6 29 (3.90%) nginx
7 20 (2.69%) SharePoint
8 16 (2.15%) IIS
9 10 (1.34%) Confluence
9 10 (1.34%) Elasticsearch
9 10 (1.34%) Moodle
10 9 (1.21%) Joomla!
11 8 (1.08%) GeoServer
11 8 (1.08%) Tomcat
12 6 (0.81%) Apache Solr
13 5 (0.67%) OpenStack
13 5 (0.67%) Umbraco
14 3 (0.40%) ColdFusion
15 1 (0.13%) JBoss
15 1 (0.13%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 32 (4.30%) Photoshop
2 17 (2.28%) MS Excel
3 9 (1.21%) Adobe Illustrator
4 8 (1.08%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 6 (0.81%) MS Office
6 3 (0.40%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 124 (16.67%) Magento
2 7 (0.94%) Payment Gateway
3 6 (0.81%) OpenCart
4 3 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.27%) osCommerce
6 1 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 43 (5.78%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (2.15%) GitHub
3 14 (1.88%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (1.75%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 7 (0.94%) Amazon EC2
6 6 (0.81%) Amazon ELB
6 6 (0.81%) Amazon S3
6 6 (0.81%) AWS CloudFormation
6 6 (0.81%) SaaS
7 5 (0.67%) CloudFront
8 3 (0.40%) IaaS
8 3 (0.40%) PaaS
9 2 (0.27%) Google Apps
9 2 (0.27%) Google Play
10 1 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 1 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.13%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.13%) iTunes
10 1 (0.13%) Sage Pay
10 1 (0.13%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 21 (2.82%) Internet
2 19 (2.55%) Network Security
3 18 (2.42%) SSL
4 9 (1.21%) HTTP
4 9 (1.21%) VPN
5 8 (1.08%) Firewall
5 8 (1.08%) Intranet
6 6 (0.81%) DNS
6 6 (0.81%) LAN
7 5 (0.67%) MRTG
7 5 (0.67%) SAN
8 4 (0.54%) Ethernet
8 4 (0.54%) HTTPS
8 4 (0.54%) WAN
9 3 (0.40%) FTP
9 3 (0.40%) LDAP
9 3 (0.40%) SSH
9 3 (0.40%) TCP/IP
10 2 (0.27%) Cisco IOS
10 2 (0.27%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 367 (49.33%) MySQL
2 66 (8.87%) SQL Server
3 59 (7.93%) Relational Database
4 27 (3.63%) PostgreSQL
5 24 (3.23%) Redis
6 14 (1.88%) MongoDB
6 14 (1.88%) NoSQL
7 12 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
7 12 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 10 (1.34%) SQL Server 2012
8 10 (1.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 9 (1.21%) Data Warehouse
10 8 (1.08%) Big Data
10 8 (1.08%) GIS
11 7 (0.94%) Amazon RDS
12 5 (0.67%) DB2
13 4 (0.54%) Data Mining
14 3 (0.40%) LogicBlox
14 3 (0.40%) MariaDB
15 1 (0.13%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 211 (28.36%) Git (software)
2 50 (6.72%) Subversion
3 36 (4.84%) Jenkins
4 34 (4.57%) Mercurial
5 26 (3.49%) JIRA
6 25 (3.36%) Grunt
6 25 (3.36%) PhpStorm
6 25 (3.36%) Visual Studio
7 16 (2.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 13 (1.75%) gulp
9 12 (1.61%) Selenium
10 11 (1.48%) Vagrant
11 10 (1.34%) Team Foundation Server
12 7 (0.94%) Cucumber
12 7 (0.94%) Dreamweaver
12 7 (0.94%) PHPUnit
13 5 (0.67%) Jasmine
13 5 (0.67%) Phing
13 5 (0.67%) WebDriver
14 4 (0.54%) Bower
General
1 62 (8.33%) Finance
2 56 (7.53%) Marketing
3 21 (2.82%) Games
4 19 (2.55%) Telecoms
5 17 (2.28%) Retail
6 16 (2.15%) Publishing
7 10 (1.34%) Banking
8 9 (1.21%) Back Office
8 9 (1.21%) Manufacturing
8 9 (1.21%) Multimedia
9 7 (0.94%) Advertising
10 6 (0.81%) Electronics
11 5 (0.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 594 (79.84%) Developer
2 378 (50.81%) PHP Developer
3 122 (16.40%) Web Developer
4 96 (12.90%) Senior Developer
5 93 (12.50%) Software Developer
6 87 (11.69%) JavaScript Developer
7 80 (10.75%) HTML Developer
8 70 (9.41%) PHP Web Developer
9 68 (9.14%) Senior PHP Developer
10 63 (8.47%) HTML CSS Developer
11 61 (8.20%) Magento Developer
12 60 (8.06%) MySQL Developer
13 59 (7.93%) PHP MySQL Developer
14 49 (6.59%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 42 (5.65%) PHP Magento Developer
16 36 (4.84%) Junior
16 36 (4.84%) Lead Developer
17 34 (4.57%) Junior Developer
18 32 (4.30%) Java Developer
18 32 (4.30%) Senior Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 422 (56.72%) HTML
2 405 (54.44%) CSS
3 269 (36.16%) jQuery
4 192 (25.81%) HTML5
5 147 (19.76%) .NET
6 131 (17.61%) CSS3
7 130 (17.47%) XML
8 109 (14.65%) Ajax
9 106 (14.25%) LAMP
10 84 (11.29%) Web Services
11 73 (9.81%) Symfony
12 72 (9.68%) AngularJS
13 71 (9.54%) Laravel
14 61 (8.20%) SOAP
15 59 (7.93%) JSON
16 52 (6.99%) ASP.NET
17 49 (6.59%) Sass
18 48 (6.45%) REST
19 44 (5.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 41 (5.51%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 52 (6.99%) Computer Science
2 49 (6.59%) User Experience
3 48 (6.45%) iPad
4 45 (6.05%) Mobile App
5 36 (4.84%) Analytical Skills
6 33 (4.44%) Enterprise Software
7 20 (2.69%) e-Learning
8 19 (2.55%) Blog
9 10 (1.34%) Replication
9 10 (1.34%) Smartphone
10 7 (0.94%) Management Information System
11 6 (0.81%) Client/Server
11 6 (0.81%) Learning Management System
11 6 (0.81%) NHS
11 6 (0.81%) Social Media
12 5 (0.67%) Data Integration
12 5 (0.67%) Hybrid Cloud
13 4 (0.54%) W3C
14 3 (0.40%) Animation
14 3 (0.40%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 202 (27.15%) Linux
2 57 (7.66%) Windows
3 32 (4.30%) Android
4 29 (3.90%) Apple iOS
5 24 (3.23%) CentOS
6 16 (2.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 14 (1.88%) Windows Server
8 9 (1.21%) Ubuntu
8 9 (1.21%) Unix
9 8 (1.08%) Debian
9 8 (1.08%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.27%) Fedora
10 2 (0.27%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.13%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.13%) Solaris
11 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 248 (33.33%) Web Development
2 232 (31.18%) Agile Software Development
3 175 (23.52%) OO
4 156 (20.97%) MVC
5 143 (19.22%) E-Commerce
6 95 (12.77%) OOP
7 80 (10.75%) Scrum
8 76 (10.22%) Front End Development
9 70 (9.41%) Project Management
10 69 (9.27%) Responsive Web Design
11 56 (7.53%) TDD
12 53 (7.12%) OO PHP
13 52 (6.99%) DevOps
14 50 (6.72%) Open Source
15 47 (6.32%) Unit Testing
16 42 (5.65%) Mentoring
17 41 (5.51%) Software Engineering
18 29 (3.90%) Line Management
18 29 (3.90%) SDLC
19 27 (3.63%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 442 (59.41%) JavaScript
2 173 (23.25%) Java
3 112 (15.05%) C#
4 108 (14.52%) SQL
5 87 (11.69%) Python
6 70 (9.41%) Ruby
7 68 (9.14%) C++
8 52 (6.99%) Perl
9 42 (5.65%) C
10 30 (4.03%) PHP 5
11 28 (3.76%) Bash Shell
12 27 (3.63%) Objective-C
13 23 (3.09%) VB.NET
14 13 (1.75%) Go
15 9 (1.21%) ActionScript
16 8 (1.08%) CoffeeScript
17 7 (0.94%) PowerShell
18 5 (0.67%) Scala
18 5 (0.67%) T-SQL
19 4 (0.54%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 108 (14.52%) Degree
2 18 (2.42%) CHECK Team Leader
2 18 (2.42%) CREST Certified
2 18 (2.42%) Security Cleared
3 9 (1.21%) Cyber Scheme
3 9 (1.21%) Tigerscheme
4 5 (0.67%) ECDL
4 5 (0.67%) ISEB
4 5 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (0.40%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.13%) HND
7 1 (0.13%) MCSD
7 1 (0.13%) MCSE
7 1 (0.13%) OCP
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.13%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (5.51%) QA
2 5 (0.67%) WAI
3 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.13%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (2.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (1.34%) Hyper-V
3 9 (1.21%) Active Directory
4 8 (1.08%) Docker
4 8 (1.08%) Varnish
5 5 (0.67%) Squid
6 4 (0.54%) VirtualBox
7 3 (0.40%) Firmware
7 3 (0.40%) Postfix
8 2 (0.27%) iptables
8 2 (0.27%) KVM
8 2 (0.27%) oVirt
8 2 (0.27%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (0.27%) Xen
Systems Management
1 35 (4.70%) Puppet
2 14 (1.88%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (0.94%) Ansible
3 7 (0.94%) Nagios
4 6 (0.81%) Munin
4 6 (0.81%) Zenoss
5 5 (0.67%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 4 (0.54%) Packer
6 4 (0.54%) Rundeck
7 2 (0.27%) Cacti
8 1 (0.13%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.13%) Piwik
8 1 (0.13%) SCOM
8 1 (0.13%) SmokePing
8 1 (0.13%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 79 (10.62%) Zend
2 55 (7.39%) Microsoft
3 31 (4.17%) Oracle
4 21 (2.82%) Twitter
4 21 (2.82%) VMware
5 20 (2.69%) SaltStack
6 18 (2.42%) Adobe
7 14 (1.88%) Red Hat
8 12 (1.61%) Google
9 11 (1.48%) Facebook
10 9 (1.21%) Cisco
10 9 (1.21%) Sencha
11 8 (1.08%) ESRI
12 7 (0.94%) Citrix
12 7 (0.94%) HP
12 7 (0.94%) New Relic
13 6 (0.81%) F5
13 6 (0.81%) IBM
14 5 (0.67%) Apple
14 5 (0.67%) Salesforce.com
Preston, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Preston, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £31000 - £34000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 9 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bury, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Fantastic Training + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £15000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £50000 per annum + Competitive Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Premier IT
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Playtech
Salary: Competitive salary + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Burnley, Lancashire
WestPoint Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Reward Recruitment
Salary: From £20,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: Bonus, Pension, Flexi-time
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Sale, Cheshire
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £24k - 27k per year + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits and career progression
Posted: 4 days ago
Lancaster, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + bonuses
Posted: 4 days ago
Northwich, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Lancaster, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £33000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: Up tp 35K
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Lancashire
Kite Real Estate
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Lancashire
Kite Real Estate
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Reed Technology
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago