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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 10 13 22
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +9
Permanent jobs citing PHP 34 12 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 19.54% 11.65% 1.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.36% 19.67% 2.33%
Number of salaries quoted 33 12 1
Average salary £30,000 £32,000 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +20.75%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
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
129 61 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 74.14% 59.22% 49.43%
Number of salaries quoted 123 57 41
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,200 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £42,500 £55,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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
Salary Histogram in Preston

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PHP across the Preston region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

PHP Salary Histogram in Preston

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 45 (86.54%) MySQL
2 41 (78.85%) CSS
3 39 (75.00%) HTML
4 32 (61.54%) jQuery
5 25 (48.08%) HTML5
5 25 (48.08%) OO
6 24 (46.15%) Zend
7 21 (40.38%) JavaScript
8 19 (36.54%) OOP
9 18 (34.62%) CSS3
10 17 (32.69%) WordPress
11 15 (28.85%) Magento
11 15 (28.85%) PHP5
12 14 (26.92%) Symfony
12 14 (26.92%) MVC
12 14 (26.92%) Marketing
13 13 (25.00%) OO PHP
14 11 (21.15%) SQL
14 11 (21.15%) LAMP
15 10 (19.23%) CakePHP
15 10 (19.23%) Digital Marketing
15 10 (19.23%) Git (software)
16 8 (15.38%) Web Development
16 8 (15.38%) Degree
17 7 (13.46%) Zend Framework
17 7 (13.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 7 (13.46%) Linux
17 7 (13.46%) Mobile App
18 6 (11.54%) Zend Studio
18 6 (11.54%) Oracle

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 17 (32.69%) WordPress
2 5 (9.62%) Drupal
3 3 (5.77%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.85%) CMS
5 1 (1.92%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (5.77%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 15 (28.85%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (86.54%) MySQL
2 6 (11.54%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.92%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.92%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (19.23%) Git (software)
2 6 (11.54%) Zend Studio
3 2 (3.85%) Subversion
General
1 14 (26.92%) Marketing
2 1 (1.92%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 50 (96.15%) Developer
2 41 (78.85%) PHP Developer
3 17 (32.69%) Web Developer
4 10 (19.23%) Senior Developer
4 10 (19.23%) PHP Web Developer
5 9 (17.31%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 7 (13.46%) Senior PHP Developer
6 7 (13.46%) Senior PHP Web Developer
6 7 (13.46%) Senior Web Developer
7 6 (11.54%) Analyst
8 3 (5.77%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (5.77%) Technical Analyst
8 3 (5.77%) Analyst Developer
8 3 (5.77%) Developer Analyst
8 3 (5.77%) Web Analyst
8 3 (5.77%) Technical Developer
9 2 (3.85%) Web Manager
9 2 (3.85%) Junior PHP Developer
9 2 (3.85%) Digital Project Manager
9 2 (3.85%) Web Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (78.85%) CSS
2 39 (75.00%) HTML
3 32 (61.54%) jQuery
4 25 (48.08%) HTML5
5 18 (34.62%) CSS3
6 14 (26.92%) Symfony
7 11 (21.15%) LAMP
8 10 (19.23%) CakePHP
9 7 (13.46%) Zend Framework
9 7 (13.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 6 (11.54%) Laravel
10 6 (11.54%) Backbone.js
10 6 (11.54%) REST
10 6 (11.54%) Ajax
11 4 (7.69%) JSON
11 4 (7.69%) XML
12 3 (5.77%) .NET
12 3 (5.77%) DHTML
12 3 (5.77%) CodeIgniter
12 3 (5.77%) Grails
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.46%) Mobile App
2 4 (7.69%) Data Integration
3 2 (3.85%) Open Source
3 2 (3.85%) PMI
4 1 (1.92%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (13.46%) Linux
2 2 (3.85%) Android
2 2 (3.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (48.08%) OO
2 19 (36.54%) OOP
3 14 (26.92%) MVC
4 13 (25.00%) OO PHP
5 10 (19.23%) Digital Marketing
6 8 (15.38%) Web Development
7 6 (11.54%) Mentoring
8 5 (9.62%) Mobile Application Development
9 4 (7.69%) E-Commerce
10 3 (5.77%) Project Management
10 3 (5.77%) Performance Management
11 2 (3.85%) Content Management
11 2 (3.85%) Web Design
11 2 (3.85%) ITIL
11 2 (3.85%) PRINCE2
11 2 (3.85%) SOA
11 2 (3.85%) B2B
11 2 (3.85%) Android Development
11 2 (3.85%) iOS Development
11 2 (3.85%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 21 (40.38%) JavaScript
2 15 (28.85%) PHP5
3 11 (21.15%) SQL
4 5 (9.62%) Java
5 3 (5.77%) Groovy
5 3 (5.77%) Objective-C
5 3 (5.77%) C#
6 1 (1.92%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (15.38%) Degree
2 2 (3.85%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 24 (46.15%) Zend
2 6 (11.54%) Oracle
3 3 (5.77%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.85%) Google
4 2 (3.85%) Facebook
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