The table below looks at the statistics for PHP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Salford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 15 16 7
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -9
Permanent jobs citing PHP 7 6 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 9.86% 8.57% 27.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.50% 12.77% 43.90%
Number of salaries quoted 7 5 4
Average salary £30,000 £25,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -23.07%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
PHP
Manchester

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

Programming Languages Category
Salford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
40 47 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 56.34% 67.14% 62.12%
Number of salaries quoted 38 45 23
Average salary £38,000 £42,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.58% +30.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,900 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £43,500 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

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

PHP Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

PHP
Salary Trend in Salford

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

PHP Salary Trend in Salford

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Salford 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 8 (100.00%) HTML
2 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (75.00%) MySQL
2 6 (75.00%) CSS
3 5 (62.50%) jQuery
3 5 (62.50%) Linux
4 3 (37.50%) OOP
4 3 (37.50%) Web Development
5 2 (25.00%) WordPress
5 2 (25.00%) Ajax
5 2 (25.00%) Apache
5 2 (25.00%) Apple
5 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
5 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
5 2 (25.00%) HTML5
5 2 (25.00%) DevOps
5 2 (25.00%) CSS3
6 1 (12.50%) Analytics
6 1 (12.50%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (12.50%) Coaching
6 1 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (12.50%) Node.js
6 1 (12.50%) REST
6 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
6 1 (12.50%) BDD
6 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
6 1 (12.50%) RESTful
6 1 (12.50%) Scala
6 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
6 1 (12.50%) Mac OS X

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Salford 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 2 (25.00%) Apache
1 2 (25.00%) WordPress
2 1 (12.50%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Google Analytics
1 1 (12.50%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
2 1 (12.50%) Selenium
General
1 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
2 6 (75.00%) PHP Developer
3 3 (37.50%) Web Developer
3 3 (37.50%) Junior Developer
3 3 (37.50%) Junior
4 2 (25.00%) PHP Web Developer
4 2 (25.00%) Junior PHP Developer
4 2 (25.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Magento Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Junior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) HTML
2 6 (75.00%) CSS
3 5 (62.50%) jQuery
4 2 (25.00%) HTML5
4 2 (25.00%) Ajax
4 2 (25.00%) CSS3
5 1 (12.50%) REST
5 1 (12.50%) RESTful
5 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) BBC
1 1 (12.50%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Mac OS X
2 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Web Development
1 3 (37.50%) OOP
2 2 (25.00%) DevOps
2 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) TDD
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
3 1 (12.50%) BDD
3 1 (12.50%) Analytics
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Coaching
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (12.50%) OO
3 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) Ruby
2 1 (12.50%) Scala
2 1 (12.50%) Java
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Apple
2 1 (12.50%) Google