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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 29 31 24
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -7
Permanent jobs citing PHP 424 483 624
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 7.02% 7.09% 8.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.25% 12.77% 14.20%
Number of salaries quoted 343 398 571
Average salary £32,500 £34,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.41% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,600 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
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
3199 3783 4394
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 53.00% 55.51% 59.96%
Number of salaries quoted 2695 3218 3872
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,300 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +14 257 £34,000 +4.61% 67
Lancashire 0 69 £29,000 -3.33% 16
Cheshire -33 62 £35,000 - 25
Merseyside -15 32 £35,000 - 11
Cumbria -5 2 £25,000 - 3
PHP
England

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 692 (70.11%) HTML
2 622 (63.02%) CSS
3 617 (62.51%) JavaScript
4 536 (54.31%) MySQL
5 411 (41.64%) jQuery
6 273 (27.66%) MVC
7 265 (26.85%) OO
8 256 (25.94%) Linux
9 229 (23.20%) Agile Software Development
10 226 (22.90%) OOP
11 216 (21.88%) HTML5
12 192 (19.45%) Magento
13 182 (18.44%) E-Commerce
14 179 (18.14%) Web Development
15 166 (16.82%) Zend
16 165 (16.72%) Git (software)
17 160 (16.21%) SQL
18 155 (15.70%) CSS3
19 143 (14.49%) .NET
20 131 (13.27%) LAMP
21 130 (13.17%) Symfony
22 125 (12.66%) Apache
23 123 (12.46%) WordPress
24 114 (11.55%) Ajax
25 112 (11.35%) Finance
26 111 (11.25%) C#
27 106 (10.74%) OO PHP
28 105 (10.64%) AngularJS
29 104 (10.54%) SQL Server
30 100 (10.13%) Laravel

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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
1 125 (12.66%) Apache
2 123 (12.46%) WordPress
3 97 (9.83%) CMS
4 65 (6.59%) Drupal
5 36 (3.65%) Node.js
6 30 (3.04%) nginx
7 18 (1.82%) Joomla!
8 14 (1.42%) SharePoint
9 12 (1.22%) IIS
10 8 (0.81%) Umbraco
11 4 (0.41%) Tomcat
12 3 (0.30%) Moodle
13 2 (0.20%) Sitecore CMS
13 2 (0.20%) OpenStack
13 2 (0.20%) SilverStripe
13 2 (0.20%) Sitefinity
13 2 (0.20%) Apache ServiceMix
14 1 (0.10%) Elasticsearch
14 1 (0.10%) MODX
14 1 (0.10%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 40 (4.05%) Photoshop
2 16 (1.62%) Adobe Illustrator
3 15 (1.52%) MS Excel
4 13 (1.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 8 (0.81%) MS PowerPoint
6 7 (0.71%) MS Office
7 5 (0.51%) AutoCAD
8 4 (0.41%) Fireworks
8 4 (0.41%) MS Visio
9 1 (0.10%) InDesign
9 1 (0.10%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 192 (19.45%) Magento
2 5 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.10%) Shopify
4 1 (0.10%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.10%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 26 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (0.81%) Google Analytics
2 8 (0.81%) GitHub
3 5 (0.51%) Amazon ELB
3 5 (0.51%) Route 53
3 5 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.30%) Amazon S3
4 3 (0.30%) Force.com
5 2 (0.20%) SaaS
6 1 (0.10%) MailChimp
6 1 (0.10%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 25 (2.53%) Internet
2 21 (2.13%) VPN
3 16 (1.62%) Wireless
4 13 (1.32%) Network Security
4 13 (1.32%) IPsec
4 13 (1.32%) DNS
5 12 (1.22%) SSH
6 11 (1.11%) OpenVPN
6 11 (1.11%) HTTP
7 10 (1.01%) SSL
8 8 (0.81%) DHCP
9 7 (0.71%) Firewall
10 6 (0.61%) SMTP
11 5 (0.51%) TCP/IP
11 5 (0.51%) PPTP
12 4 (0.41%) Intranet
12 4 (0.41%) FTP
12 4 (0.41%) Unified Communications
13 3 (0.30%) HTTPS
14 2 (0.20%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 536 (54.31%) MySQL
2 104 (10.54%) SQL Server
3 39 (3.95%) PostgreSQL
4 28 (2.84%) Big Data
5 16 (1.62%) Relational Database
6 15 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 14 (1.42%) MongoDB
8 7 (0.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (0.71%) Crystal Reports
9 6 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (0.61%) SQL Server 2008
9 6 (0.61%) NoSQL
10 5 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (0.51%) Oracle Database
11 3 (0.30%) Redis
11 3 (0.30%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (0.30%) MS Access
12 2 (0.20%) SQLBase
12 2 (0.20%) Hadoop
12 2 (0.20%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 165 (16.72%) Git (software)
2 52 (5.27%) Subversion
3 37 (3.75%) Visual Studio
4 23 (2.33%) Selenium
5 22 (2.23%) JIRA
6 21 (2.13%) Mercurial
7 18 (1.82%) Grunt
7 18 (1.82%) Jenkins
8 15 (1.52%) PhpStorm
8 15 (1.52%) PHPUnit
8 15 (1.52%) Hudson
9 14 (1.42%) TeamCity
10 12 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
11 8 (0.81%) Jasmine
12 5 (0.51%) Bower
12 5 (0.51%) Eclipse
12 5 (0.51%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 4 (0.41%) Dreamweaver
14 2 (0.20%) Behat
14 2 (0.20%) Phing
General
1 112 (11.35%) Finance
2 85 (8.61%) Marketing
3 41 (4.15%) Retail
4 21 (2.13%) Games
5 17 (1.72%) Telecoms
6 16 (1.62%) Financial Institution
7 11 (1.11%) Manufacturing
8 10 (1.01%) Banking
9 8 (0.81%) Back Office
10 7 (0.71%) Advertising
11 6 (0.61%) Local Government
12 4 (0.41%) Multimedia
12 4 (0.41%) Music Industry
13 2 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.10%) Russian Language
14 1 (0.10%) Billing
14 1 (0.10%) Legal
14 1 (0.10%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 845 (85.61%) Developer
2 500 (50.66%) PHP Developer
3 136 (13.78%) Web Developer
4 89 (9.02%) Front-End Developer
5 83 (8.41%) Senior Developer
6 59 (5.98%) Software Developer
7 55 (5.57%) Junior
7 55 (5.57%) PHP Web Developer
8 53 (5.37%) Magento Developer
9 52 (5.27%) Junior Developer
10 51 (5.17%) PHP MySQL Developer
11 50 (5.07%) Senior PHP Developer
12 40 (4.05%) .NET Developer
13 38 (3.85%) Junior PHP Developer
14 26 (2.63%) Administrator
14 26 (2.63%) C# Developer
15 25 (2.53%) C# .NET Developer
16 23 (2.33%) Software Engineer
17 22 (2.23%) Linux Administrator
18 20 (2.03%) PHP LAMP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 692 (70.11%) HTML
2 622 (63.02%) CSS
3 411 (41.64%) jQuery
4 216 (21.88%) HTML5
5 155 (15.70%) CSS3
6 143 (14.49%) .NET
7 131 (13.27%) LAMP
8 130 (13.17%) Symfony
9 114 (11.55%) Ajax
10 105 (10.64%) AngularJS
11 100 (10.13%) Laravel
12 93 (9.42%) XML
13 90 (9.12%) Web Services
14 72 (7.29%) CodeIgniter
15 62 (6.28%) ASP.NET
16 61 (6.18%) XHTML
17 52 (5.27%) Backbone.js
18 50 (5.07%) REST
19 49 (4.96%) Sass
20 48 (4.86%) CakePHP
Miscellaneous
1 67 (6.79%) User Experience
2 53 (5.37%) Mobile App
3 30 (3.04%) W3C
3 30 (3.04%) Analytical Skills
4 28 (2.84%) Social Media
5 23 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
6 18 (1.82%) Computer Science
7 12 (1.22%) Cryptography
7 12 (1.22%) PKI
8 11 (1.11%) Data Integration
8 11 (1.11%) Social Network
9 9 (0.91%) Graphic Design
10 8 (0.81%) Replication
10 8 (0.81%) Management Information System
10 8 (0.81%) Data Centre
11 7 (0.71%) iPhone
12 5 (0.51%) Telematics
12 5 (0.51%) Mathematics
12 5 (0.51%) GIS
13 4 (0.41%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 256 (25.94%) Linux
2 46 (4.66%) Windows
3 43 (4.36%) Android
4 35 (3.55%) Apple iOS
5 30 (3.04%) CentOS
6 13 (1.32%) UNIX
7 11 (1.11%) Ubuntu
7 11 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (1.01%) Windows Mobile
9 7 (0.71%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (0.61%) Debian
11 5 (0.51%) Solaris
12 2 (0.20%) AIX
12 2 (0.20%) FreeBSD
12 2 (0.20%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.20%) OpenBSD
12 2 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.10%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.10%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 273 (27.66%) MVC
2 265 (26.85%) OO
3 229 (23.20%) Agile Software Development
4 226 (22.90%) OOP
5 182 (18.44%) E-Commerce
6 179 (18.14%) Web Development
7 106 (10.74%) OO PHP
8 74 (7.50%) TDD
9 65 (6.59%) Web Design
10 52 (5.27%) Responsive Web Design
11 51 (5.17%) Scrum
11 51 (5.17%) SDLC
12 50 (5.07%) SEO
13 49 (4.96%) Software Engineering
14 48 (4.86%) Unit Testing
15 47 (4.76%) Content Management
16 42 (4.26%) Project Management
17 41 (4.15%) Analytics
18 39 (3.95%) Digital Marketing
19 28 (2.84%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 617 (62.51%) JavaScript
2 160 (16.21%) SQL
3 111 (11.25%) C#
4 99 (10.03%) Java
5 64 (6.48%) PHP5
6 61 (6.18%) C++
7 60 (6.08%) Perl
8 57 (5.78%) Python
9 46 (4.66%) Bash Shell
10 34 (3.44%) Ruby
11 25 (2.53%) C
12 11 (1.11%) VB
13 9 (0.91%) VB.NET
14 7 (0.71%) VB6
15 6 (0.61%) ActionScript
15 6 (0.61%) VBScript
16 4 (0.41%) Shell Script
17 3 (0.30%) Apex Code
17 3 (0.30%) Groovy
18 2 (0.20%) VBA
Qualifications
1 96 (9.73%) Degree
2 5 (0.51%) CCIE
2 5 (0.51%) CCNP
2 5 (0.51%) CCNA
2 5 (0.51%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.10%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.10%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.10%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.10%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (2.94%) QA
2 4 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.20%) SLA
4 1 (0.10%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (0.81%) Docker
2 7 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.61%) Squid
4 4 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (0.30%) Varnish
5 3 (0.30%) Samba
5 3 (0.30%) NFS
6 2 (0.20%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.20%) Postfix
6 2 (0.20%) Sendmail
6 2 (0.20%) Dovecot
6 2 (0.20%) Openswan
6 2 (0.20%) SpamAssassin
6 2 (0.20%) OpenSIPS
6 2 (0.20%) Corosync
6 2 (0.20%) KVM
6 2 (0.20%) Ceph
6 2 (0.20%) iptables
7 1 (0.10%) XenApp
7 1 (0.10%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 37 (3.75%) Puppet
2 15 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (1.42%) Nagios
4 12 (1.22%) Vagrant
5 5 (0.51%) Ansible
5 5 (0.51%) Cacti
5 5 (0.51%) Munin
6 3 (0.30%) SmokePing
6 3 (0.30%) Zenoss
7 2 (0.20%) Tivoli
7 2 (0.20%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (0.20%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 2 (0.20%) yum
7 2 (0.20%) Rsyslog
7 2 (0.20%) Opsview
7 2 (0.20%) logstash
7 2 (0.20%) Bacula
7 2 (0.20%) Pacemaker
8 1 (0.10%) Hyperic
8 1 (0.10%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 166 (16.82%) Zend
2 35 (3.55%) Oracle
3 32 (3.24%) Microsoft
4 31 (3.14%) Twitter
5 29 (2.94%) Salesforce.com
6 28 (2.84%) Google
7 24 (2.43%) Perforce
8 23 (2.33%) Adobe
9 21 (2.13%) Facebook
10 16 (1.62%) Red Hat
11 11 (1.11%) VMware
12 9 (0.91%) Apple
13 6 (0.61%) Cisco
14 4 (0.41%) Capita
15 3 (0.30%) hybris
15 3 (0.30%) GUPTA
16 2 (0.20%) EPiServer
16 2 (0.20%) SolarWinds
16 2 (0.20%) Sitecore
16 2 (0.20%) Percona
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 45 minutes ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 45 minutes ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 46 minutes ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ISL
Salary: £18000.00 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum Flexible Salary Levels / Working Pat
Posted: 5 hours ago
Salford, Lancashire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
AKH Resourcing
Salary: £45k per year
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
AKH Resourcing
Salary: £25k - 32k per year
Posted: 21 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + excellent company benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Clayton Group
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Northwich, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 23 hours ago
Northwich, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Venturi
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
MNM Associates Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: Yesterday