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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 34 24 35
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +11
Permanent jobs citing PHP 476 577 468
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 6.42% 8.42% 6.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.78% 14.22% 10.77%
Number of salaries quoted 402 536 401
Average salary £32,500 £32,250 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.77% -0.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,050 £24,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,750 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+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
4040 4058 4344
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 54.53% 59.19% 59.54%
Number of salaries quoted 3394 3611 3892
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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 0 280 £32,500 +3.17% 64
Lancashire +8 68 £37,500 +50.00% 16
Cheshire -40 67 £31,000 -1.58% 15
Merseyside -6 53 £35,000 -6.66% 6
Cumbria +8 6 £29,750 -0.83% 1
PHP
England

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

1 649 (67.18%) HTML
2 585 (60.56%) CSS
3 572 (59.21%) JavaScript
4 533 (55.18%) MySQL
5 302 (31.26%) jQuery
6 289 (29.92%) E-Commerce
7 275 (28.47%) Linux
8 269 (27.85%) SQL
9 256 (26.50%) OO
10 215 (22.26%) Magento
11 212 (21.95%) MVC
12 194 (20.08%) HTML5
13 191 (19.77%) Agile Software Development
14 183 (18.94%) Zend
15 167 (17.29%) WordPress
16 158 (16.36%) OO PHP
17 153 (15.84%) CSS3
18 152 (15.73%) OOP
19 150 (15.53%) .NET
20 139 (14.39%) Java
21 129 (13.35%) CMS
22 124 (12.84%) SQL Server
23 122 (12.63%) PHP5
24 120 (12.42%) Web Development
25 118 (12.22%) XML
26 116 (12.01%) Marketing
27 113 (11.70%) Apache
28 112 (11.59%) Git (software)
29 111 (11.49%) C#
30 100 (10.35%) Symfony

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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
1 167 (17.29%) WordPress
2 129 (13.35%) CMS
3 113 (11.70%) Apache
4 63 (6.52%) Drupal
5 28 (2.90%) SharePoint
6 21 (2.17%) IIS
6 21 (2.17%) nginx
6 21 (2.17%) MODX
7 15 (1.55%) Umbraco
8 10 (1.04%) Liferay
9 9 (0.93%) Sitecore CMS
9 9 (0.93%) uWSGI
10 8 (0.83%) Node.js
11 7 (0.72%) OpenStack
12 6 (0.62%) Lync
12 6 (0.62%) Tomcat
13 5 (0.52%) MS Exchange
13 5 (0.52%) SAS
13 5 (0.52%) Sitefinity
13 5 (0.52%) Facebook Platform
Applications
1 59 (6.11%) Photoshop
2 37 (3.83%) MS Excel
3 21 (2.17%) Adobe Illustrator
4 10 (1.04%) FastStats
5 7 (0.72%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.52%) SPSS
6 5 (0.52%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (0.31%) InDesign
7 3 (0.31%) Fireworks
8 2 (0.21%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.10%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.10%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 215 (22.26%) Magento
2 15 (1.55%) Google Analytics
3 7 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (0.62%) Sage 50
5 5 (0.52%) Sage 200
5 5 (0.52%) osCommerce
6 1 (0.10%) Tridion
6 1 (0.10%) WebTrends
6 1 (0.10%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (1.86%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (0.52%) Route 53
3 5 (0.52%) Amazon EMR
3 5 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.31%) ElastiCache
4 3 (0.31%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 3 (0.31%) Amazon S3
4 3 (0.31%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.21%) GitHub
5 2 (0.21%) SaaS
5 2 (0.21%) Amazon ELB
5 2 (0.21%) MailChimp
6 1 (0.10%) PaaS
6 1 (0.10%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.10%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (2.90%) Internet
2 26 (2.69%) SSL
3 25 (2.59%) DNS
4 21 (2.17%) Intranet
5 9 (0.93%) LDAP
6 8 (0.83%) SMTP
6 8 (0.83%) TCP/IP
6 8 (0.83%) VPN
7 5 (0.52%) DHCP
7 5 (0.52%) Firewall
7 5 (0.52%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (0.52%) tcpdump
7 5 (0.52%) VLAN
7 5 (0.52%) Wireshark
8 4 (0.41%) SSH
8 4 (0.41%) HTTP
9 3 (0.31%) FTP
10 2 (0.21%) Ethernet
10 2 (0.21%) PPTP
10 2 (0.21%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 533 (55.18%) MySQL
2 124 (12.84%) SQL Server
3 45 (4.66%) PostgreSQL
4 24 (2.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 20 (2.07%) Relational Database
6 19 (1.97%) Crystal Reports
7 13 (1.35%) NoSQL
8 12 (1.24%) MongoDB
8 12 (1.24%) Hadoop
9 11 (1.14%) Oracle Database
10 10 (1.04%) Big Data
10 10 (1.04%) Pentaho
10 10 (1.04%) Oracle Reports
10 10 (1.04%) Oracle Database 11g
11 9 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 9 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
12 6 (0.62%) RDBMS
13 5 (0.52%) Apache Hive
13 5 (0.52%) Apache Cassandra
13 5 (0.52%) HBase
Development Applications
1 112 (11.59%) Git (software)
2 97 (10.04%) Subversion
3 20 (2.07%) Visual Studio
3 20 (2.07%) JIRA
4 19 (1.97%) Mercurial
5 9 (0.93%) Selenium
6 8 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (0.83%) PHPUnit
7 7 (0.72%) Dreamweaver
8 6 (0.62%) Jenkins
9 4 (0.41%) WebDriver
10 3 (0.31%) Behat
10 3 (0.31%) Jasmine
10 3 (0.31%) Sublime Text
10 3 (0.31%) NUnit
10 3 (0.31%) Maven
10 3 (0.31%) Ant
11 2 (0.21%) FrontPage
11 2 (0.21%) TestDirector
11 2 (0.21%) Cucumber
General
1 116 (12.01%) Marketing
2 79 (8.18%) Retail
3 38 (3.93%) Finance
4 17 (1.76%) Back Office
5 12 (1.24%) Telecoms
6 11 (1.14%) Legal
6 11 (1.14%) Games
6 11 (1.14%) Banking
7 7 (0.72%) Publishing
8 6 (0.62%) Advertising
9 5 (0.52%) Multimedia
9 5 (0.52%) Local Government
10 3 (0.31%) Online Betting
10 3 (0.31%) Automotive
11 1 (0.10%) Law
11 1 (0.10%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.10%) Billing
11 1 (0.10%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 815 (84.37%) Developer
2 470 (48.65%) PHP Developer
3 202 (20.91%) Web Developer
4 92 (9.52%) Senior Developer
5 74 (7.66%) PHP Web Developer
6 72 (7.45%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 67 (6.94%) Magento Developer
8 50 (5.18%) Senior PHP Developer
9 49 (5.07%) Junior
10 48 (4.97%) .NET Developer
11 47 (4.87%) Junior Developer
11 47 (4.87%) Software Developer
11 47 (4.87%) Front-End Developer
12 43 (4.45%) PHP Magento Developer
13 37 (3.83%) Analyst
14 27 (2.80%) Junior PHP Developer
15 25 (2.59%) Lead Developer
15 25 (2.59%) Senior Web Developer
16 24 (2.48%) Designer
17 23 (2.38%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 649 (67.18%) HTML
2 585 (60.56%) CSS
3 302 (31.26%) jQuery
4 194 (20.08%) HTML5
5 153 (15.84%) CSS3
6 150 (15.53%) .NET
7 118 (12.22%) XML
8 100 (10.35%) Symfony
9 97 (10.04%) Ajax
10 85 (8.80%) XHTML
11 83 (8.59%) Web Services
12 82 (8.49%) LAMP
13 77 (7.97%) SOAP
14 70 (7.25%) ASP.NET
14 70 (7.25%) CodeIgniter
15 45 (4.66%) JSON
16 43 (4.45%) REST
17 42 (4.35%) Laravel
18 32 (3.31%) Zend Framework
19 30 (3.11%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 55 (5.69%) Analytical Skills
2 51 (5.28%) Open Source
3 48 (4.97%) Mobile App
4 37 (3.83%) Computer Science
5 36 (3.73%) User Experience
6 21 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
7 15 (1.55%) Management Information System
7 15 (1.55%) Graphic Design
7 15 (1.55%) Mathematics
8 13 (1.35%) W3C
9 12 (1.24%) Visualisation
9 12 (1.24%) Social Media
10 11 (1.14%) EPoS
11 10 (1.04%) Online Banking
12 9 (0.93%) FMCG
13 8 (0.83%) Informatics
13 8 (0.83%) NHS
14 7 (0.72%) Statistics
14 7 (0.72%) iPhone
15 6 (0.62%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 275 (28.47%) Linux
2 45 (4.66%) Apple iOS
3 44 (4.55%) Windows
4 36 (3.73%) UNIX
5 35 (3.62%) Android
6 8 (0.83%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (0.83%) CentOS
7 7 (0.72%) Mac OS X
7 7 (0.72%) Windows 7
8 6 (0.62%) Ubuntu
8 6 (0.62%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (0.52%) Windows 8
9 5 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.31%) Debian
11 2 (0.21%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.10%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.10%) Fedora
12 1 (0.10%) AIX
12 1 (0.10%) Solaris
12 1 (0.10%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 289 (29.92%) E-Commerce
2 256 (26.50%) OO
3 212 (21.95%) MVC
4 191 (19.77%) Agile Software Development
5 158 (16.36%) OO PHP
6 152 (15.73%) OOP
7 120 (12.42%) Web Development
8 82 (8.49%) SEO
9 64 (6.63%) TDD
10 55 (5.69%) Web Design
11 42 (4.35%) Software Engineering
12 41 (4.24%) Unit Testing
13 40 (4.14%) Project Management
14 38 (3.93%) Analytics
15 36 (3.73%) Responsive Web Design
16 35 (3.62%) Scrum
17 34 (3.52%) ITIL
18 32 (3.31%) CRM
18 32 (3.31%) Email Marketing
18 32 (3.31%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 572 (59.21%) JavaScript
2 269 (27.85%) SQL
3 139 (14.39%) Java
4 122 (12.63%) PHP5
5 111 (11.49%) C#
6 67 (6.94%) Perl
7 55 (5.69%) Ruby
8 54 (5.59%) Python
9 42 (4.35%) C++
10 41 (4.24%) T-SQL
11 32 (3.31%) VB
12 27 (2.80%) VB.NET
13 23 (2.38%) VB6
14 20 (2.07%) Objective-C
14 20 (2.07%) C
15 16 (1.66%) Groovy
16 15 (1.55%) Bash Shell
17 14 (1.45%) PowerShell
18 10 (1.04%) PHP4
19 7 (0.72%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 93 (9.63%) Degree
2 6 (0.62%) CCNP
2 6 (0.62%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (0.52%) MCP
3 5 (0.52%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.21%) MySQL Certification
4 2 (0.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (0.21%) ISTQB
4 2 (0.21%) HND
4 2 (0.21%) MCSE
5 1 (0.10%) CCIE
5 1 (0.10%) RHCE
5 1 (0.10%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.10%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (0.10%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (0.93%) QA
2 8 (0.83%) ISO 9001
3 5 (0.52%) SLA
4 3 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.21%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (1.14%) Active Directory
1 11 (1.14%) Squid
2 9 (0.93%) Varnish
3 7 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.52%) Apache Flume
5 4 (0.41%) VirtualBox
5 4 (0.41%) Postfix
6 2 (0.21%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.10%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.10%) Sendmail
7 1 (0.10%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 24 (2.48%) Puppet
2 18 (1.86%) Nagios
3 16 (1.66%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (1.04%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 7 (0.72%) Capistrano
6 5 (0.52%) NetBackup
6 5 (0.52%) SCCM
6 5 (0.52%) SCOM
7 4 (0.41%) Icinga
8 3 (0.31%) Vagrant
9 2 (0.21%) logstash
9 2 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
10 1 (0.10%) YUM
10 1 (0.10%) Cisco UCCX
10 1 (0.10%) Kibana
Vendors
1 183 (18.94%) Zend
2 56 (5.80%) Microsoft
3 47 (4.87%) Oracle
4 35 (3.62%) Adobe
5 34 (3.52%) Google
6 19 (1.97%) Twitter
7 17 (1.76%) Red Hat
7 17 (1.76%) Facebook
8 12 (1.24%) Rackspace
8 12 (1.24%) DevExpress
9 11 (1.14%) Sage
10 10 (1.04%) Business Objects
10 10 (1.04%) EPiServer
10 10 (1.04%) Sitecore
10 10 (1.04%) VMware
11 5 (0.52%) F5
11 5 (0.52%) Hitachi
12 4 (0.41%) Cisco
12 4 (0.41%) Apple
12 4 (0.41%) Perforce
Manchester, Lancashire
Erin Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
IT People First
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum Negotiable + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Crewe, Cheshire
Assurant Solutions
Salary: Salary + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Lancaster, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 35,000
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
EY
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Great Benefits + Training
Posted: Yesterday
Rossendale, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Fantastic Training + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newton-Le-Willows, Merseyside
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Fantastic Training + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Preston, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits, Training & Progression
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Northwich, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Lancashire
QVC
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Ashdown IT
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
North West
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Spring Technology
Salary: £16000.00 - £24000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Soccer Manager Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £35,000 per annum Depending on Experience
Posted: 2 days ago