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

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 38 36 43
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +7
Permanent jobs citing PHP 4 5 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 2.08% 2.72% 3.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.81% 4.67% 4.81%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 7
Average salary £26,500 £28,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.01% -5.00%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
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
105 107 187
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 54.69% 58.15% 74.50%
Number of salaries quoted 91 100 182
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £36,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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 9 (69.23%) HTML
1 9 (69.23%) CSS
2 7 (53.85%) SQL
2 7 (53.85%) E-Commerce
3 6 (46.15%) Linux
3 6 (46.15%) Java
3 6 (46.15%) MySQL
4 5 (38.46%) .NET
4 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
4 5 (38.46%) Degree
5 4 (30.77%) Project Management
5 4 (30.77%) Oracle
5 4 (30.77%) XHTML
5 4 (30.77%) Magento
6 3 (23.08%) Computer Science
6 3 (23.08%) OO
6 3 (23.08%) Apple iOS
6 3 (23.08%) Data Privacy
6 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2
6 3 (23.08%) Windows
6 3 (23.08%) ERP
6 3 (23.08%) Photoshop
6 3 (23.08%) Perl
6 3 (23.08%) Back Office
6 3 (23.08%) MVC
6 3 (23.08%) Ruby on Rails
6 3 (23.08%) Ruby
7 2 (15.38%) Scrum
7 2 (15.38%) Finance
7 2 (15.38%) CMS

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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 2 (15.38%) CMS
1 2 (15.38%) WordPress
2 1 (7.69%) MODX
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Photoshop
2 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.69%) Acrobat
2 1 (7.69%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Magento
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (7.69%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Intranet
1 1 (7.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) MySQL
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.69%) FrontPage
General
1 3 (23.08%) Back Office
2 2 (15.38%) Finance
3 1 (7.69%) Retail
3 1 (7.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Graduate
2 4 (30.77%) Graduate Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Project Manager
3 3 (23.08%) Junior
3 3 (23.08%) IT Project Manager
3 3 (23.08%) Junior Developer
4 1 (7.69%) PHP Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Web Developer
4 1 (7.69%) .NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) VB.NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce Manager
4 1 (7.69%) IT Director
4 1 (7.69%) Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (69.23%) HTML
1 9 (69.23%) CSS
2 5 (38.46%) .NET
3 4 (30.77%) XHTML
4 3 (23.08%) Ruby on Rails
5 2 (15.38%) XML
6 1 (7.69%) HTML5
6 1 (7.69%) Laravel
6 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.69%) Copywriting
2 1 (7.69%) Blog
2 1 (7.69%) Telematics
2 1 (7.69%) Open Source
2 1 (7.69%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Linux
2 3 (23.08%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) Apple iOS
3 2 (15.38%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) E-Commerce
2 4 (30.77%) Project Management
3 3 (23.08%) ERP
3 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2
3 3 (23.08%) OO
3 3 (23.08%) MVC
3 3 (23.08%) Data Privacy
4 2 (15.38%) Analytics
4 2 (15.38%) Scrum
4 2 (15.38%) OOP
4 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (15.38%) TDD
4 2 (15.38%) Pair Programming
5 1 (7.69%) Content Management
5 1 (7.69%) Web Analytics
5 1 (7.69%) Pay per click
5 1 (7.69%) Web Development
5 1 (7.69%) Resource Management
5 1 (7.69%) Email Marketing
5 1 (7.69%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) SQL
2 6 (46.15%) Java
3 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
4 3 (23.08%) Perl
4 3 (23.08%) Ruby
5 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
5 1 (7.69%) VB
5 1 (7.69%) VB.NET
5 1 (7.69%) VB6
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) HND
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) SAP
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Adobe
2 1 (7.69%) JD Edwards
2 1 (7.69%) Google
2 1 (7.69%) Facebook
2 1 (7.69%) Twitter