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

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 28 36 22
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -14
Permanent jobs citing PHP 8 6 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 4.17% 3.73% 11.04%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.08% 5.83% 15.52%
Number of salaries quoted 8 6 18
Average salary £32,750 £24,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.45% -17.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,200 £20,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £27,750 £40,000
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 Stockport region.

Programming Languages Category
Stockport
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
99 103 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 51.56% 63.98% 71.17%
Number of salaries quoted 98 97 113
Average salary £35,000 £42,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +23.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

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

PHP Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

PHP
Salary Trend in Stockport

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

PHP Salary Trend in Stockport

PHP
Salary Histogram in Stockport

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PHP across the Stockport region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

PHP Salary Histogram in Stockport

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Stockport 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%) MySQL
2 6 (75.00%) HTML
2 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (75.00%) CSS
3 5 (62.50%) jQuery
4 4 (50.00%) Linux
4 4 (50.00%) Apache
5 3 (37.50%) SQL
5 3 (37.50%) LAMP
5 3 (37.50%) Ajax
6 2 (25.00%) Load Balancing
6 2 (25.00%) WCF
6 2 (25.00%) Problem Management
6 2 (25.00%) LINQ
6 2 (25.00%) PHP4
6 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (25.00%) WinForms
6 2 (25.00%) Scrum
6 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (25.00%) HTML5
6 2 (25.00%) OO PHP
6 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (25.00%) .NET
6 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
6 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
6 2 (25.00%) Tomcat
6 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
6 2 (25.00%) XML
6 2 (25.00%) Windows

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Stockport 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 4 (50.00%) Apache
2 2 (25.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (12.50%) IIS
3 1 (12.50%) WordPress
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (12.50%) Firewall
2 1 (12.50%) DNS
2 1 (12.50%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) PHP Developer
3 2 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Web Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) PHP Web Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) HTML
1 6 (75.00%) CSS
2 5 (62.50%) jQuery
3 3 (37.50%) LAMP
3 3 (37.50%) Ajax
4 2 (25.00%) WCF
4 2 (25.00%) LINQ
4 2 (25.00%) WinForms
4 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (25.00%) HTML5
4 2 (25.00%) .NET
4 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (12.50%) Solaris
3 1 (12.50%) UNIX
3 1 (12.50%) CentOS
3 1 (12.50%) SUSE
3 1 (12.50%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (25.00%) Problem Management
1 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (25.00%) Scrum
1 2 (25.00%) OO PHP
1 2 (25.00%) OO
1 2 (25.00%) MVC
2 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
2 1 (12.50%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) PHP4
3 2 (25.00%) C#
4 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
4 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) RHCE
1 1 (12.50%) RHCSA
1 1 (12.50%) NCDA
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) iptables
1 1 (12.50%) vSphere
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Ansible
1 1 (12.50%) Puppet
1 1 (12.50%) Cobbler
1 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco
1 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (25.00%) Juniper
2 1 (12.50%) NetApp
2 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
2 1 (12.50%) F5
2 1 (12.50%) VMware
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