The table below looks at the statistics for PHP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Preston region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 12 30 16
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -14
Permanent jobs citing PHP 18 4 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 12.59% 2.61% 9.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.45% 5.06% 22.22%
Number of salaries quoted 11 4 10
Average salary £30,000 £25,250 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.81% -14.40%
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
PHP
Lancashire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Preston region.

Programming Languages Category
Preston
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
88 79 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 61.54% 51.63% 42.45%
Number of salaries quoted 68 72 44
Average salary £35,000 £37,000 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.40% +18.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,400 £25,300 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,900 £38,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

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

PHP Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

PHP
Salary Trend in Preston

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

PHP Salary Trend in Preston

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Preston 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 23 (69.70%) MySQL
2 18 (54.55%) HTML
2 18 (54.55%) CSS
3 17 (51.52%) HTML5
4 16 (48.48%) CSS3
5 13 (39.39%) jQuery
6 11 (33.33%) Web Development
7 9 (27.27%) SQL
7 9 (27.27%) OO
7 9 (27.27%) Marketing
7 9 (27.27%) Zend
8 8 (24.24%) JavaScript
8 8 (24.24%) Zend Framework
8 8 (24.24%) PHP5
8 8 (24.24%) WordPress
8 8 (24.24%) Magento
9 7 (21.21%) UNIX
9 7 (21.21%) Digital Marketing
9 7 (21.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 7 (21.21%) Performance Tuning
10 6 (18.18%) ITIL
10 6 (18.18%) E-Commerce
10 6 (18.18%) DNS
11 5 (15.15%) Java
11 5 (15.15%) Perl
11 5 (15.15%) XML
11 5 (15.15%) Linux
11 5 (15.15%) Apache
11 5 (15.15%) SMTP
11 5 (15.15%) Red Hat

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Preston 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 8 (24.24%) WordPress
2 5 (15.15%) nginx
2 5 (15.15%) Apache
3 3 (9.09%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.03%) CMS
4 1 (3.03%) Drupal
Applications
1 3 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (24.24%) Magento
2 2 (6.06%) osCommerce
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.18%) DNS
2 5 (15.15%) Wireshark
2 5 (15.15%) tcpdump
2 5 (15.15%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (69.70%) MySQL
2 5 (15.15%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Subversion
2 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.03%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 1 (3.03%) Phing
General
1 9 (27.27%) Marketing
2 5 (15.15%) Local Government
3 4 (12.12%) Finance
4 2 (6.06%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (81.82%) Developer
2 19 (57.58%) PHP Developer
3 13 (39.39%) Web Developer
4 11 (33.33%) Senior Developer
5 8 (24.24%) Senior Web Developer
5 8 (24.24%) PHP Web Developer
5 8 (24.24%) Senior PHP Developer
5 8 (24.24%) Senior PHP Web Developer
6 6 (18.18%) Analyst
7 3 (9.09%) Analyst Developer
7 3 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
7 3 (9.09%) Developer Analyst
7 3 (9.09%) Web Analyst
7 3 (9.09%) Technical Developer
8 1 (3.03%) Project Manager
8 1 (3.03%) Web Manager
8 1 (3.03%) Digital Project Manager
8 1 (3.03%) E-Commerce Manager
8 1 (3.03%) E-Commerce Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (54.55%) HTML
1 18 (54.55%) CSS
2 17 (51.52%) HTML5
3 16 (48.48%) CSS3
4 13 (39.39%) jQuery
5 8 (24.24%) Zend Framework
6 7 (21.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 5 (15.15%) XML
8 3 (9.09%) .NET
8 3 (9.09%) Ajax
8 3 (9.09%) DHTML
8 3 (9.09%) Grails
9 2 (6.06%) Laravel
9 2 (6.06%) CodeIgniter
10 1 (3.03%) Symfony
10 1 (3.03%) LAMP
10 1 (3.03%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Replication
2 1 (3.03%) iPhone
2 1 (3.03%) Open Source
2 1 (3.03%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.03%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.21%) UNIX
2 5 (15.15%) Linux
2 5 (15.15%) Ubuntu
3 1 (3.03%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (33.33%) Web Development
2 9 (27.27%) OO
3 7 (21.21%) Digital Marketing
3 7 (21.21%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (18.18%) E-Commerce
4 6 (18.18%) ITIL
5 5 (15.15%) Configuration Management
5 5 (15.15%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (15.15%) Business Continuity
5 5 (15.15%) Performance Monitoring
5 5 (15.15%) OO PHP
5 5 (15.15%) Mentoring
5 5 (15.15%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (12.12%) MVC
6 4 (12.12%) OOP
7 3 (9.09%) Validation
7 3 (9.09%) Unit Testing
7 3 (9.09%) Performance Management
8 2 (6.06%) Responsive Web Design
8 2 (6.06%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 9 (27.27%) SQL
2 8 (24.24%) JavaScript
2 8 (24.24%) PHP5
3 5 (15.15%) Perl
3 5 (15.15%) Java
3 5 (15.15%) Ruby
4 3 (9.09%) Objective-C
4 3 (9.09%) C#
4 3 (9.09%) Groovy
5 1 (3.03%) CoffeeScript
5 1 (3.03%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 5 (15.15%) Squid
1 5 (15.15%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 5 (15.15%) Nagios
1 5 (15.15%) NetBackup
1 5 (15.15%) SCOM
1 5 (15.15%) Puppet
1 5 (15.15%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (27.27%) Zend
2 5 (15.15%) Red Hat
3 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.03%) Google
4 1 (3.03%) Appcelerator
4 1 (3.03%) Facebook
Preston, Lancashire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Preston
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits, Training & Progression
Posted: 7 days ago
Preston, Lancashire, North West
Recycling Lives Ltd
Salary: £20,000 - £40,000
Posted: 18 days ago