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 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 29 30 34
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +4
Permanent jobs citing PHP 397 492 492
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 6.76% 7.53% 6.91%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.59% 14.47% 12.61%
Number of salaries quoted 345 410 407
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
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
3154 3399 3902
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 53.73% 51.99% 54.80%
Number of salaries quoted 2741 2874 3278
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 0 263 £37,500 +7.14% 79
Cheshire +15 60 £38,750 +19.23% 31
Lancashire 0 41 £30,500 -6.15% 15
Merseyside -24 25 £33,500 -4.28% 18
Cumbria -3 1 £27,500 -35.29% 2
PHP
England

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 447 (58.74%) JavaScript
2 445 (58.48%) HTML
3 433 (56.90%) CSS
4 376 (49.41%) MySQL
5 276 (36.27%) jQuery
6 226 (29.70%) Agile Software Development
7 223 (29.30%) Git (software)
8 217 (28.52%) Web Development
9 205 (26.94%) MVC
10 185 (24.31%) Linux
11 174 (22.86%) HTML5
12 167 (21.94%) OO
13 161 (21.16%) Java
14 139 (18.27%) WordPress
15 130 (17.08%) Magento
15 130 (17.08%) E-Commerce
16 129 (16.95%) SQL
17 126 (16.56%) Degree
18 125 (16.43%) CSS3
19 124 (16.29%) .NET
20 113 (14.85%) XML
21 111 (14.59%) OOP
22 104 (13.67%) LAMP
23 103 (13.53%) Web Services
24 93 (12.22%) C#
25 91 (11.96%) TDD
26 83 (10.91%) Laravel
27 82 (10.78%) Ajax
27 82 (10.78%) Zend
28 79 (10.38%) AngularJS

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
1 139 (18.27%) WordPress
2 70 (9.20%) Apache
3 63 (8.28%) Drupal
4 52 (6.83%) CMS
5 30 (3.94%) nginx
6 17 (2.23%) SharePoint
7 16 (2.10%) IIS
8 10 (1.31%) Elasticsearch
8 10 (1.31%) Joomla!
8 10 (1.31%) Moodle
9 8 (1.05%) GeoServer
10 6 (0.79%) Apache Solr
11 5 (0.66%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 4 (0.53%) Tomcat
13 3 (0.39%) ColdFusion
13 3 (0.39%) Confluence
13 3 (0.39%) Umbraco
14 2 (0.26%) OpenStack
15 1 (0.13%) ExpressionEngine
15 1 (0.13%) JBoss
Applications
1 40 (5.26%) Photoshop
2 18 (2.37%) MS Excel
3 12 (1.58%) MS Office
4 11 (1.45%) Adobe Illustrator
5 4 (0.53%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 4 (0.53%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 130 (17.08%) Magento
2 7 (0.92%) Payment Gateway
3 6 (0.79%) OpenCart
4 3 (0.39%) osCommerce
5 2 (0.26%) Visualfiles
6 1 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 46 (6.04%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (2.76%) GitHub
3 13 (1.71%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 11 (1.45%) SaaS
5 10 (1.31%) Microsoft Azure
6 7 (0.92%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (0.79%) Amazon S3
8 4 (0.53%) Google Analytics
9 3 (0.39%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 3 (0.39%) AdWords
9 3 (0.39%) Amazon ELB
9 3 (0.39%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (0.39%) CloudFront
9 3 (0.39%) IaaS
9 3 (0.39%) PaaS
10 2 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.26%) Google Apps
10 2 (0.26%) Google Play
10 2 (0.26%) MailChimp
10 2 (0.26%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 25 (3.29%) Internet
2 19 (2.50%) DNS
2 19 (2.50%) Network Security
2 19 (2.50%) SSL
3 18 (2.37%) Firewall
4 16 (2.10%) VPN
5 12 (1.58%) Ethernet
5 12 (1.58%) HTTP
6 11 (1.45%) MRTG
6 11 (1.45%) VoIP
7 10 (1.31%) BGP
7 10 (1.31%) OSPF
7 10 (1.31%) VLAN
8 9 (1.18%) Asterisk PBX
8 9 (1.18%) Broadband
8 9 (1.18%) IPv6
8 9 (1.18%) SNMP
8 9 (1.18%) TACACS
8 9 (1.18%) Wi-Fi
9 8 (1.05%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 376 (49.41%) MySQL
2 58 (7.62%) SQL Server
3 44 (5.78%) Relational Database
4 26 (3.42%) PostgreSQL
5 21 (2.76%) NoSQL
6 19 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
6 19 (2.50%) Redis
7 16 (2.10%) MongoDB
8 11 (1.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 10 (1.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 9 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
10 9 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
11 8 (1.05%) GIS
12 5 (0.66%) MariaDB
13 4 (0.53%) Big Data
13 4 (0.53%) InterSystems Cache
13 4 (0.53%) RDBMS
14 3 (0.39%) Amazon RDS
14 3 (0.39%) Data Mining
14 3 (0.39%) DB2
Development Applications
1 223 (29.30%) Git (software)
2 53 (6.96%) Subversion
3 37 (4.86%) Jenkins
4 28 (3.68%) Grunt
5 27 (3.55%) Visual Studio
6 24 (3.15%) Mercurial
7 19 (2.50%) JIRA
8 18 (2.37%) PhpStorm
9 14 (1.84%) gulp
10 10 (1.31%) PHPUnit
10 10 (1.31%) Vagrant
11 9 (1.18%) Ant
11 9 (1.18%) Maven
11 9 (1.18%) Selenium
11 9 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
12 8 (1.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 7 (0.92%) Dreamweaver
14 6 (0.79%) Cucumber
15 5 (0.66%) GitLab
15 5 (0.66%) WebDriver
General
1 64 (8.41%) Marketing
2 42 (5.52%) Finance
3 30 (3.94%) Telecoms
4 21 (2.76%) Games
5 20 (2.63%) Publishing
5 20 (2.63%) Retail
6 17 (2.23%) Multimedia
7 11 (1.45%) Manufacturing
8 10 (1.31%) Advertising
8 10 (1.31%) Banking
9 8 (1.05%) Back Office
10 5 (0.66%) Electronics
11 4 (0.53%) Legal
12 2 (0.26%) Law
13 1 (0.13%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 610 (80.16%) Developer
2 409 (53.75%) PHP Developer
3 111 (14.59%) Web Developer
4 107 (14.06%) Senior Developer
5 90 (11.83%) Software Developer
6 86 (11.30%) JavaScript Developer
7 75 (9.86%) PHP Web Developer
8 72 (9.46%) HTML Developer
9 61 (8.02%) Senior PHP Developer
10 57 (7.49%) HTML CSS Developer
11 53 (6.96%) Lead Developer
12 49 (6.44%) MySQL Developer
13 48 (6.31%) PHP MySQL Developer
14 43 (5.65%) Magento Developer
15 42 (5.52%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 42 (5.52%) Junior
16 38 (4.99%) Junior Developer
16 38 (4.99%) Lead PHP Developer
17 34 (4.47%) Java Developer
18 30 (3.94%) PHP Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 445 (58.48%) HTML
2 433 (56.90%) CSS
3 276 (36.27%) jQuery
4 174 (22.86%) HTML5
5 125 (16.43%) CSS3
6 124 (16.29%) .NET
7 113 (14.85%) XML
8 104 (13.67%) LAMP
9 103 (13.53%) Web Services
10 83 (10.91%) Laravel
11 82 (10.78%) Ajax
12 79 (10.38%) AngularJS
13 74 (9.72%) Node.js
14 68 (8.94%) Symfony
15 64 (8.41%) Sass
16 50 (6.57%) JSON
16 50 (6.57%) SOAP
17 45 (5.91%) REST
18 44 (5.78%) ASP.NET
19 43 (5.65%) CodeIgniter
Miscellaneous
1 69 (9.07%) iPad
2 60 (7.88%) Computer Science
3 42 (5.52%) Mobile App
4 40 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
5 37 (4.86%) User Experience
6 21 (2.76%) Blog
6 21 (2.76%) Enterprise Software
7 19 (2.50%) e-Learning
8 11 (1.45%) NHS
9 10 (1.31%) Data Centre
9 10 (1.31%) Replication
9 10 (1.31%) Social Media
10 7 (0.92%) Smartphone
10 7 (0.92%) W3C
11 6 (0.79%) Learning Management System
12 5 (0.66%) Data Integration
12 5 (0.66%) Fintech
13 4 (0.53%) Management Information System
14 3 (0.39%) Digital Media
15 2 (0.26%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 185 (24.31%) Linux
2 52 (6.83%) Windows
3 24 (3.15%) Android
4 23 (3.02%) Apple iOS
5 19 (2.50%) CentOS
5 19 (2.50%) Windows Server
6 18 (2.37%) Unix
7 15 (1.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (1.45%) Debian
9 10 (1.31%) Ubuntu
10 7 (0.92%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (0.92%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (0.79%) Mac OS X
12 3 (0.39%) Fedora
13 1 (0.13%) Embedded Linux
13 1 (0.13%) Solaris
13 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 226 (29.70%) Agile Software Development
2 217 (28.52%) Web Development
3 205 (26.94%) MVC
4 167 (21.94%) OO
5 130 (17.08%) E-Commerce
6 111 (14.59%) OOP
7 91 (11.96%) TDD
8 75 (9.86%) Front End Development
8 75 (9.86%) Responsive Web Design
9 67 (8.80%) OO PHP
9 67 (8.80%) Scrum
10 62 (8.15%) Project Management
11 59 (7.75%) Unit Testing
12 52 (6.83%) Mentoring
13 51 (6.70%) DevOps
14 45 (5.91%) Open Source
14 45 (5.91%) SDLC
15 42 (5.52%) Software Engineering
16 32 (4.20%) SEO
17 27 (3.55%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 447 (58.74%) JavaScript
2 161 (21.16%) Java
3 129 (16.95%) SQL
4 93 (12.22%) C#
5 73 (9.59%) Python
6 65 (8.54%) Ruby
7 60 (7.88%) C++
8 56 (7.36%) Perl
9 31 (4.07%) C
10 29 (3.81%) PHP 5
11 24 (3.15%) Bash Shell
12 21 (2.76%) Objective-C
13 20 (2.63%) VB.NET
14 14 (1.84%) Go
15 10 (1.31%) ActionScript
16 9 (1.18%) Shell Script
17 5 (0.66%) ES6
18 4 (0.53%) CoffeeScript
18 4 (0.53%) Embedded C
18 4 (0.53%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 126 (16.56%) Degree
2 17 (2.23%) CHECK Team Leader
2 17 (2.23%) CREST Certified
2 17 (2.23%) Security Cleared
3 12 (1.58%) Cyber Scheme
3 12 (1.58%) Tigerscheme
4 6 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (0.53%) ISEB
7 3 (0.39%) CCNP
7 3 (0.39%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.26%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.26%) JNCIP
9 1 (0.13%) HND
9 1 (0.13%) MCSD
9 1 (0.13%) MCSE
9 1 (0.13%) OCP
9 1 (0.13%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.13%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (5.91%) QA
2 11 (1.45%) PCI DSS
3 5 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.13%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (2.50%) Active Directory
2 16 (2.10%) Virtual Machines
2 16 (2.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (1.58%) Varnish
4 11 (1.45%) Docker
5 9 (1.18%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.53%) Firmware
6 4 (0.53%) VirtualBox
7 3 (0.39%) Postfix
7 3 (0.39%) Squid
8 2 (0.26%) iptables
8 2 (0.26%) KVM
8 2 (0.26%) oVirt
8 2 (0.26%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (0.26%) Xen
Systems Management
1 34 (4.47%) Puppet
2 19 (2.50%) Nagios
3 17 (2.23%) Opscode Chef
4 15 (1.97%) Cacti
5 9 (1.18%) Munin
5 9 (1.18%) OpenNMS
5 9 (1.18%) RANCID
5 9 (1.18%) SCCM
6 8 (1.05%) SCOM
7 6 (0.79%) Backup Exec
8 4 (0.53%) Ansible
8 4 (0.53%) Zenoss
9 3 (0.39%) Packer
9 3 (0.39%) Rundeck
10 1 (0.13%) cPanel
10 1 (0.13%) HAProxy
10 1 (0.13%) SmokePing
Vendors
1 82 (10.78%) Zend
2 62 (8.15%) Microsoft
3 33 (4.34%) Oracle
4 20 (2.63%) Adobe
4 20 (2.63%) Google
4 20 (2.63%) VMware
5 19 (2.50%) Cisco
6 11 (1.45%) Red Hat
7 10 (1.31%) Twitter
8 9 (1.18%) Brocade
8 9 (1.18%) Ericsson
8 9 (1.18%) Foundry
8 9 (1.18%) Huawei
8 9 (1.18%) Juniper
8 9 (1.18%) ZyXEL
9 8 (1.05%) ESRI
9 8 (1.05%) Sencha
10 7 (0.92%) Apple
10 7 (0.92%) Facebook
10 7 (0.92%) Remedy
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Preston, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Lancaster, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £33000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Hyde, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Burnley, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Merseyside
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000 per annum + flexible working hours
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Runcorn, Cheshire
Smartsearch Recruitment
Salary: Salary dependent on experience
Posted: 18 hours ago
Sale, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + excellent benefits inc shares
Posted: 13 hours ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £22,000 to £25,000 per annum Pension, Discounts, Others
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Penrith, Cumbria
Eddison Knight
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum Additional +bonus 5% +other bonuses.
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 10 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Northwich, Cheshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000.00 per annum + negotiable on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Bolton, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Competitive benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
UKFast
Salary: From £24,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Erin Associates
Salary: £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £45000 per annum + Competitive benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago