The first table below looks at the demand for Symfony 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 Symfony over the 3 months to 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Symfony
Rank 187 195 240
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +45
Permanent jobs citing Symfony 53 50 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.76% 0.68% 0.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.73% 1.40% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 50 47 10
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -10.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,400 £29,000 £29,900
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £42,250
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £34,500
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +8.69%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
3069 3571 3491
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 44.00% 48.43% 47.78%
Number of salaries quoted 2571 3184 3222
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Symfony
England

Symfony
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Symfony across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Symfony Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Symfony
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Symfony Salary Trend in the North West

Symfony
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Symfony across the North West region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014.

Symfony Salary Histogram in the North West

Symfony
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 Symfony within the North West region over the 3 months to 11 July 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 +11 29 £32,500 - 10
Merseyside -5 16 £35,000 +7.69%
Cheshire 0 8 £32,500 +18.18% 2
Symfony
England

Symfony
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing Symfony 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 Symfony.

1 114 (94.21%) PHP
2 87 (71.90%) MySQL
3 85 (70.25%) CSS
4 82 (67.77%) JavaScript
5 81 (66.94%) HTML
6 72 (59.50%) jQuery
7 69 (57.02%) MVC
8 66 (54.55%) Zend
9 63 (52.07%) OO
10 51 (42.15%) Git (software)
11 45 (37.19%) Linux
12 42 (34.71%) OO PHP
13 36 (29.75%) Automated Testing
14 35 (28.93%) PHP5
15 32 (26.45%) CodeIgniter
16 30 (24.79%) Apache
17 27 (22.31%) OOP
18 25 (20.66%) SQL
18 25 (20.66%) TDD
19 24 (19.83%) Marketing
19 24 (19.83%) HTML5
20 20 (16.53%) E-Commerce
21 19 (15.70%) Laravel
21 19 (15.70%) CakePHP
22 18 (14.88%) Apache Solr
23 17 (14.05%) JIRA
23 17 (14.05%) Project Management
23 17 (14.05%) Xbox
24 16 (13.22%) Magento
25 15 (12.40%) Software Engineering

Symfony
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing Symfony 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 Symfony. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 30 (24.79%) Apache
2 18 (14.88%) Apache Solr
3 5 (4.13%) Drupal
3 5 (4.13%) CMS
4 4 (3.31%) WordPress
5 1 (0.83%) nginx
5 1 (0.83%) SugarCRM
5 1 (0.83%) Joomla!
Applications
1 2 (1.65%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.83%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 16 (13.22%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.26%) HTTP
2 8 (6.61%) Internet
2 8 (6.61%) AMQP
3 1 (0.83%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.83%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (71.90%) MySQL
2 6 (4.96%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.65%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 51 (42.15%) Git (software)
2 17 (14.05%) JIRA
3 12 (9.92%) Subversion
4 11 (9.09%) Selenium
5 8 (6.61%) PHPUnit
6 7 (5.79%) Bower
7 6 (4.96%) Mercurial
General
1 24 (19.83%) Marketing
2 11 (9.09%) Finance
3 2 (1.65%) Automotive
3 2 (1.65%) Games
3 2 (1.65%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.83%) Back Office
4 1 (0.83%) Retail
Job Titles
1 110 (90.91%) Developer
2 83 (68.60%) PHP Developer
3 15 (12.40%) Senior Developer
4 12 (9.92%) Lead Developer
5 11 (9.09%) Web Developer
5 11 (9.09%) Senior PHP Developer
5 11 (9.09%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 10 (8.26%) PHP Symfony Developer
7 9 (7.44%) Front-End Developer
8 6 (4.96%) Development Manager
8 6 (4.96%) Development Team Manager
8 6 (4.96%) Lead PHP Developer
8 6 (4.96%) PHP Web Developer
9 5 (4.13%) Software Developer
10 3 (2.48%) Magento Developer
11 2 (1.65%) Senior Magento Developer
11 2 (1.65%) Senior Front-End Developer
11 2 (1.65%) Senior Web Developer
11 2 (1.65%) Programmer
11 2 (1.65%) PHP Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (70.25%) CSS
2 81 (66.94%) HTML
3 72 (59.50%) jQuery
4 32 (26.45%) CodeIgniter
5 24 (19.83%) HTML5
6 19 (15.70%) Laravel
6 19 (15.70%) CakePHP
7 14 (11.57%) CSS3
8 13 (10.74%) Yii
9 11 (9.09%) XHTML
10 10 (8.26%) Zend Framework
11 9 (7.44%) RESTful
12 8 (6.61%) Google Maps API
12 8 (6.61%) LAMP
12 8 (6.61%) SOAP
12 8 (6.61%) Web Services
12 8 (6.61%) Sass
12 8 (6.61%) LESS
13 7 (5.79%) AngularJS
13 7 (5.79%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 17 (14.05%) Xbox
2 12 (9.92%) Computer Science
2 12 (9.92%) Visualisation
2 12 (9.92%) Open Source
3 7 (5.79%) W3C
4 6 (4.96%) Mobile App
5 4 (3.31%) Statistics
5 4 (3.31%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.65%) Web 2.0
7 1 (0.83%) Social Media
7 1 (0.83%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 45 (37.19%) Linux
2 1 (0.83%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (57.02%) MVC
2 63 (52.07%) OO
3 42 (34.71%) OO PHP
4 36 (29.75%) Automated Testing
5 27 (22.31%) OOP
6 25 (20.66%) TDD
7 20 (16.53%) E-Commerce
8 17 (14.05%) Project Management
9 15 (12.40%) Software Engineering
10 13 (10.74%) Continuous Integration
11 12 (9.92%) Unit Testing
12 11 (9.09%) Scrum
13 10 (8.26%) Agile Software Development
14 8 (6.61%) Refactoring
15 7 (5.79%) Web Development
15 7 (5.79%) Digital Marketing
16 6 (4.96%) SEO
17 5 (4.13%) Migration
17 5 (4.13%) Email Marketing
17 5 (4.13%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 114 (94.21%) PHP
2 82 (67.77%) JavaScript
3 35 (28.93%) PHP5
4 25 (20.66%) SQL
5 9 (7.44%) Java
6 3 (2.48%) PowerHouse
6 3 (2.48%) PHP4
7 1 (0.83%) Ruby
7 1 (0.83%) Python
7 1 (0.83%) C#
7 1 (0.83%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (3.31%) Degree
2 1 (0.83%) MySQL Certification
2 1 (0.83%) PhD
Vendors
1 66 (54.55%) Zend
2 9 (7.44%) Google
3 8 (6.61%) Oracle
4 1 (0.83%) Coveo
4 1 (0.83%) Percona
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