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

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 19 30 10
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -20
Permanent jobs citing PHP 9 3 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 8.18% 1.53% 16.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.67% 4.11% 25.68%
Number of salaries quoted 9 3 18
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,400 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £34,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
PHP
West Yorkshire

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

Programming Languages Category
Wakefield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
54 73 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 49.09% 37.24% 63.25%
Number of salaries quoted 53 59 73
Average salary £34,000 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.84% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

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

PHP Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

PHP
Salary Trend in Wakefield

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

PHP Salary Trend in Wakefield

PHP
Salary Histogram in Wakefield

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

PHP Salary Histogram in Wakefield

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the Wakefield 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%) JavaScript
2 8 (61.54%) MySQL
3 7 (53.85%) CSS
4 6 (46.15%) Linux
4 6 (46.15%) MVC
5 5 (38.46%) LAMP
5 5 (38.46%) Apache
5 5 (38.46%) OOP
5 5 (38.46%) Laravel
6 4 (30.77%) HTML5
6 4 (30.77%) CSS3
6 4 (30.77%) OO
6 4 (30.77%) Marketing
6 4 (30.77%) Software Engineering
6 4 (30.77%) jQuery
7 3 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (23.08%) Degree
7 3 (23.08%) Computer Science
7 3 (23.08%) Selenium
7 3 (23.08%) Zend
7 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (23.08%) UNIX
7 3 (23.08%) SQL
7 3 (23.08%) E-Commerce
7 3 (23.08%) Finance
7 3 (23.08%) Relational Database
7 3 (23.08%) BDD
7 3 (23.08%) PHP5
7 3 (23.08%) Git (software)

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the Wakefield 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 5 (38.46%) Apache
2 1 (7.69%) ColdFusion
2 1 (7.69%) WordPress
2 1 (7.69%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (61.54%) MySQL
2 3 (23.08%) Relational Database
3 2 (15.38%) Redis
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle8/8i Database
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle9i Database
4 1 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Selenium
1 3 (23.08%) Git (software)
1 3 (23.08%) WebDriver
2 2 (15.38%) PHPUnit
2 2 (15.38%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (30.77%) Marketing
2 3 (23.08%) Finance
3 1 (7.69%) Games
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Developer
2 7 (53.85%) PHP Developer
3 6 (46.15%) Web Developer
4 3 (23.08%) Analyst
4 3 (23.08%) Test Analyst
4 3 (23.08%) PHP Web Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Software Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Mid-Level PHP Developer
5 1 (7.69%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 1 (7.69%) QA Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Development Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Test Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Software Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (69.23%) HTML
2 7 (53.85%) CSS
3 5 (38.46%) LAMP
3 5 (38.46%) Laravel
4 4 (30.77%) CSS3
4 4 (30.77%) jQuery
4 4 (30.77%) HTML5
5 2 (15.38%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (15.38%) Zend Framework
5 2 (15.38%) CodeIgniter
5 2 (15.38%) Ajax
5 2 (15.38%) Web Services
6 1 (7.69%) .NET
6 1 (7.69%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (7.69%) Java EE
6 1 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (7.69%) Zurb Foundation
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.69%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Linux
2 3 (23.08%) UNIX
3 1 (7.69%) Windows
3 1 (7.69%) Debian
3 1 (7.69%) Android
3 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) MVC
2 5 (38.46%) OOP
3 4 (30.77%) OO
3 4 (30.77%) Software Engineering
4 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (23.08%) E-Commerce
4 3 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Test Automation
4 3 (23.08%) BDD
5 2 (15.38%) OO PHP
5 2 (15.38%) DevOps
5 2 (15.38%) Unit Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (15.38%) Scrum
5 2 (15.38%) TDD
5 2 (15.38%) Web Development
5 2 (15.38%) Email Marketing
5 2 (15.38%) API Integration
6 1 (7.69%) Content Management
6 1 (7.69%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) JavaScript
2 3 (23.08%) SQL
2 3 (23.08%) PHP5
3 2 (15.38%) Ruby
3 2 (15.38%) Perl
3 2 (15.38%) Java
4 1 (7.69%) C++
4 1 (7.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Docker
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Zend
2 2 (15.38%) Adobe
2 2 (15.38%) Perforce
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.69%) Twitter
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
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Posted: 5 days ago