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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 5 - 13
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing PHP 18 0 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 25.00% - 14.77%
As % of the Programming Languages category 40.00% - 23.64%
Number of salaries quoted 17 0 12
Average salary £42,500 - £35,500
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 - £22,600
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 - £41,450
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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
45 51 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 62.50% 59.30% 62.50%
Number of salaries quoted 44 43 38
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £28,100
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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
Salary Histogram in Salford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PHP across the Salford region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

PHP Salary Histogram in Salford

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 13 (54.17%) HTML
1 13 (54.17%) Java
1 13 (54.17%) JavaScript
1 13 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (54.17%) Web Development
2 11 (45.83%) jQuery
3 10 (41.67%) Linux
4 9 (37.50%) Magento
5 8 (33.33%) Git (software)
5 8 (33.33%) WordPress
5 8 (33.33%) MySQL
5 8 (33.33%) Perl
5 8 (33.33%) C++
5 8 (33.33%) SQL
6 7 (29.17%) CSS
7 6 (25.00%) Open Source
7 6 (25.00%) Waterfall
7 6 (25.00%) SDLC
8 5 (20.83%) Mobile App
8 5 (20.83%) Retail
8 5 (20.83%) E-Commerce
9 4 (16.67%) HPUX
9 4 (16.67%) Oracle
9 4 (16.67%) OO
9 4 (16.67%) C
9 4 (16.67%) PL/SQL
9 4 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
9 4 (16.67%) Project Planning
9 4 (16.67%) System Testing
9 4 (16.67%) Zend

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 8 (33.33%) WordPress
2 2 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (8.33%) Joomla!
2 2 (8.33%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 9 (37.50%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (33.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (8.33%) JIRA
General
1 5 (20.83%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (45.83%) Developer
2 6 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 6 (25.00%) PHP Developer
3 4 (16.67%) IT Project Manager
3 4 (16.67%) Trainer
3 4 (16.67%) Software Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Quality Manager
4 3 (12.50%) QA Manager
4 3 (12.50%) Test Manager
4 3 (12.50%) Web Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Developer
5 2 (8.33%) PHP Web Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Senior PHP Developer
5 2 (8.33%) PHP Drupal Developer
5 2 (8.33%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Magento Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Junior Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Junior Web Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (54.17%) HTML
2 11 (45.83%) jQuery
3 7 (29.17%) CSS
4 4 (16.67%) REST
4 4 (16.67%) Zend Framework
5 2 (8.33%) Laravel
5 2 (8.33%) AngularJS
5 2 (8.33%) XHTML
5 2 (8.33%) .NET
6 1 (4.17%) CSS3
6 1 (4.17%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Mobile App
2 4 (16.67%) User Experience
2 4 (16.67%) Data Structures
3 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (12.50%) iDTV
3 3 (12.50%) BBC
4 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
5 1 (4.17%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 10 (41.67%) Linux
2 4 (16.67%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (54.17%) Web Development
2 6 (25.00%) SDLC
2 6 (25.00%) Open Source
2 6 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 5 (20.83%) E-Commerce
4 4 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
4 4 (16.67%) OO
4 4 (16.67%) Project Planning
4 4 (16.67%) System Testing
5 3 (12.50%) Test Planning
5 3 (12.50%) Mentoring
5 3 (12.50%) Coaching
5 3 (12.50%) Software Testing
5 3 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (8.33%) Agile Project Management
6 2 (8.33%) PRINCE
6 2 (8.33%) Configuration Management
6 2 (8.33%) Project Management
6 2 (8.33%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 13 (54.17%) Java
1 13 (54.17%) JavaScript
2 8 (33.33%) Perl
2 8 (33.33%) C++
2 8 (33.33%) SQL
3 4 (16.67%) C
3 4 (16.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) ISTQB
2 2 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (16.67%) Oracle
1 4 (16.67%) Zend
2 2 (8.33%) Apple
3 1 (4.17%) Google
3 1 (4.17%) HP