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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP 5
Rank 225 236 191
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -45
Permanent jobs citing PHP 5 19 14 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.33% 0.20% 0.79%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.66% 0.40% 1.32%
Number of salaries quoted 19 14 46
Average salary £42,500 £38,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.38% +24.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,700 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
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
2875 3487 3926
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 50.47% 50.46% 59.96%
Number of salaries quoted 2459 3086 3430
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

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
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 5 February 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 +14 10 £42,500 - 1
Manchester +26 8 £41,500 +53.70% 2
Merseyside -6 1 £33,500 -12.98% 1
PHP 5
England

PHP 5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 41 (100.00%) PHP
1 41 (100.00%) MySQL
2 36 (87.80%) Git (software)
3 28 (68.29%) CSS
3 28 (68.29%) HTML
3 28 (68.29%) JavaScript
4 27 (65.85%) Subversion
5 25 (60.98%) jQuery
6 24 (58.54%) Linux
6 24 (58.54%) OOP
7 23 (56.10%) XML
8 21 (51.22%) Agile Software Development
9 19 (46.34%) Magento
10 18 (43.90%) WordPress
11 16 (39.02%) Drupal
11 16 (39.02%) CSS3
11 16 (39.02%) CMS
12 15 (36.59%) Web Design
12 15 (36.59%) HTML5
12 15 (36.59%) SSH
12 15 (36.59%) JSON
12 15 (36.59%) Project Planning
12 15 (36.59%) Relational Database
12 15 (36.59%) PuTTY
12 15 (36.59%) Analytical Skills
13 14 (34.15%) Grunt
13 14 (34.15%) Sass
14 12 (29.27%) .NET Framework
14 12 (29.27%) JIRA
14 12 (29.27%) C#

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 18 (43.90%) WordPress
2 16 (39.02%) CMS
2 16 (39.02%) Drupal
3 9 (21.95%) Apache
Business Applications
1 19 (46.34%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 15 (36.59%) PuTTY
1 15 (36.59%) SSH
2 1 (2.44%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (100.00%) MySQL
2 15 (36.59%) Relational Database
3 12 (29.27%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 36 (87.80%) Git (software)
2 27 (65.85%) Subversion
3 14 (34.15%) Grunt
4 12 (29.27%) JIRA
General
1 12 (29.27%) Telecoms
2 8 (19.51%) Finance
Job Titles
1 41 (100.00%) Developer
2 29 (70.73%) PHP Developer
3 15 (36.59%) HTML Developer
3 15 (36.59%) Lead Developer
3 15 (36.59%) Lead PHP Developer
4 14 (34.15%) HTML CSS Developer
5 12 (29.27%) .NET Developer
5 12 (29.27%) .NET Software Developer
5 12 (29.27%) ASP.NET Developer
5 12 (29.27%) C# .NET Developer
5 12 (29.27%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 12 (29.27%) C# Developer
5 12 (29.27%) C# Software Developer
5 12 (29.27%) Software Developer
6 8 (19.51%) MySQL Developer
6 8 (19.51%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 8 (19.51%) PHP Zend Developer
6 8 (19.51%) Senior Developer
6 8 (19.51%) Senior MySQL Developer
6 8 (19.51%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (68.29%) CSS
1 28 (68.29%) HTML
2 25 (60.98%) jQuery
3 23 (56.10%) XML
4 16 (39.02%) CSS3
5 15 (36.59%) HTML5
5 15 (36.59%) JSON
6 14 (34.15%) Sass
7 12 (29.27%) .NET
7 12 (29.27%) .NET Framework
7 12 (29.27%) ASP.NET
8 10 (24.39%) Symfony
9 9 (21.95%) LAMP
10 3 (7.32%) XHTML
11 1 (2.44%) Ajax
11 1 (2.44%) AngularJS
11 1 (2.44%) Laravel
11 1 (2.44%) SOAP
11 1 (2.44%) Web Services
11 1 (2.44%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 15 (36.59%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.88%) iPad
3 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 24 (58.54%) Linux
2 1 (2.44%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (58.54%) OOP
2 21 (51.22%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (36.59%) Project Planning
3 15 (36.59%) Web Design
4 12 (29.27%) OO
5 8 (19.51%) Scrum
6 2 (4.88%) E-Commerce
6 2 (4.88%) MVC
7 1 (2.44%) API Integration
7 1 (2.44%) Data Protection
7 1 (2.44%) Front End Development
7 1 (2.44%) Refactoring
7 1 (2.44%) Responsive Web Design
7 1 (2.44%) Software Engineering
7 1 (2.44%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 41 (100.00%) PHP
2 28 (68.29%) JavaScript
3 12 (29.27%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (2.44%) Degree
Vendors
1 10 (24.39%) Zend
2 2 (4.88%) Twitter
3 1 (2.44%) Facebook
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