The table below looks at the statistics for PHP 5 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 5 over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP 5
Rank 220 243 253
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +10
Permanent jobs citing PHP 5 14 6 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.25% 0.092% 0.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.48% 0.18% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 11 6 10
Average salary £35,000 £33,750 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.70% -2.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £22,000 £29,800
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%
PHP 5
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
2928 3403 3981
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 51.59% 52.21% 56.55%
Number of salaries quoted 2498 2880 3411
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,750
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +0.62%

PHP 5
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing PHP 5 across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

PHP 5 Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

PHP 5
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PHP 5 across the North West region.

PHP 5 Salary Trend in the North West

PHP 5
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PHP 5 across the North West region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

PHP 5 Salary Histogram in the North West

PHP 5
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 5 within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
(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
Cheshire +31 6 £37,500 +11.11%
Manchester +11 4 £35,000 +55.55%
Merseyside - 4 £35,000 -
PHP 5
England

PHP 5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the North West region citing PHP 5 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 5.

1 35 (100.00%) PHP
1 35 (100.00%) MySQL
2 29 (82.86%) Git (software)
3 24 (68.57%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (62.86%) HTML
4 22 (62.86%) CSS
5 19 (54.29%) JavaScript
6 18 (51.43%) OOP
7 17 (48.57%) Subversion
7 17 (48.57%) jQuery
8 16 (45.71%) Symfony
8 16 (45.71%) Linux
9 14 (40.00%) Zend
10 13 (37.14%) ASP.NET
10 13 (37.14%) OO
10 13 (37.14%) .NET
11 12 (34.29%) SQL Server
12 11 (31.43%) XML
12 11 (31.43%) Scrum
13 10 (28.57%) .NET Framework
13 10 (28.57%) JIRA
13 10 (28.57%) Apache
13 10 (28.57%) C#
13 10 (28.57%) Telecoms
14 9 (25.71%) Finance
14 9 (25.71%) LAMP
15 8 (22.86%) WordPress
16 7 (20.00%) Drupal
16 7 (20.00%) Web Development
17 6 (17.14%) CMS

PHP 5
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the North West region citing PHP 5 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 5. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (28.57%) Apache
2 8 (22.86%) WordPress
3 7 (20.00%) Drupal
4 6 (17.14%) CMS
5 3 (8.57%) ColdFusion
5 3 (8.57%) Joomla!
6 1 (2.86%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 6 (17.14%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.57%) Intranet
2 2 (5.71%) PuTTY
2 2 (5.71%) SSH
3 1 (2.86%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (100.00%) MySQL
2 12 (34.29%) SQL Server
3 5 (14.29%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 29 (82.86%) Git (software)
2 17 (48.57%) Subversion
3 10 (28.57%) JIRA
4 2 (5.71%) Grunt
4 2 (5.71%) PHPUnit
5 1 (2.86%) Selenium
5 1 (2.86%) Xdebug
General
1 10 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 9 (25.71%) Finance
Job Titles
1 35 (100.00%) Developer
2 23 (65.71%) PHP Developer
3 13 (37.14%) Senior Developer
4 12 (34.29%) Software Developer
5 11 (31.43%) Senior PHP Developer
6 10 (28.57%) .NET Developer
6 10 (28.57%) .NET Software Developer
6 10 (28.57%) ASP.NET Developer
6 10 (28.57%) C# .NET Developer
6 10 (28.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 10 (28.57%) C# Developer
6 10 (28.57%) C# Software Developer
7 9 (25.71%) MySQL Developer
7 9 (25.71%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 9 (25.71%) PHP Zend Developer
7 9 (25.71%) Senior MySQL Developer
7 9 (25.71%) Senior PHP Zend Developer
8 3 (8.57%) Web Developer
9 2 (5.71%) Lead Developer
9 2 (5.71%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (62.86%) CSS
1 22 (62.86%) HTML
2 17 (48.57%) jQuery
3 16 (45.71%) Symfony
4 13 (37.14%) .NET
4 13 (37.14%) ASP.NET
5 11 (31.43%) XML
6 10 (28.57%) .NET Framework
7 9 (25.71%) LAMP
8 6 (17.14%) HTML5
8 6 (17.14%) Laravel
9 4 (11.43%) Zend Framework
10 3 (8.57%) CSS3
10 3 (8.57%) REST
10 3 (8.57%) Ruby on Rails
10 3 (8.57%) SOAP
10 3 (8.57%) Web Services
10 3 (8.57%) Yii
11 2 (5.71%) Behat
11 2 (5.71%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) iPad
2 4 (11.43%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 16 (45.71%) Linux
2 2 (5.71%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (68.57%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (51.43%) OOP
3 13 (37.14%) OO
4 11 (31.43%) Scrum
5 7 (20.00%) Web Development
6 5 (14.29%) MVC
7 3 (8.57%) E-Commerce
7 3 (8.57%) Open Source
7 3 (8.57%) Refactoring
7 3 (8.57%) SEO
8 2 (5.71%) Dependency Injection
8 2 (5.71%) Mentoring
8 2 (5.71%) OO PHP
8 2 (5.71%) Project Planning
8 2 (5.71%) TDD
8 2 (5.71%) Unit Testing
8 2 (5.71%) Web Design
9 1 (2.86%) Information Management
9 1 (2.86%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 35 (100.00%) PHP
2 19 (54.29%) JavaScript
3 10 (28.57%) C#
4 3 (8.57%) Ruby
4 3 (8.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.86%) Degree
Vendors
1 14 (40.00%) Zend
2 5 (14.29%) Twitter
3 4 (11.43%) Facebook