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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 30 24 31
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +7
Permanent jobs citing PHP 2 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 1.23% 1.87% 4.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.99% 4.88% 8.70%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 5
Average salary £32,500 £36,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.34% +3.57%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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
67 41 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 41.10% 38.32% 46.31%
Number of salaries quoted 61 35 63
Average salary £33,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £29,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £47,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 12 (80.00%) HTML
1 12 (80.00%) CSS
2 11 (73.33%) JavaScript
3 10 (66.67%) LAMP
4 9 (60.00%) MySQL
5 8 (53.33%) CSS3
6 7 (46.67%) HTML5
6 7 (46.67%) MVC
6 7 (46.67%) Linux
7 6 (40.00%) Apache
7 6 (40.00%) jQuery
8 5 (33.33%) Web Development
8 5 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
9 4 (26.67%) Zend
9 4 (26.67%) PHP5
9 4 (26.67%) Web Services
9 4 (26.67%) Games
9 4 (26.67%) Ruby
10 3 (20.00%) OOP
10 3 (20.00%) OO
10 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
10 3 (20.00%) Zend Framework
10 3 (20.00%) Bash Shell
10 3 (20.00%) Twitter
10 3 (20.00%) Sass
10 3 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 3 (20.00%) Zurb Foundation
10 3 (20.00%) DevOps
10 3 (20.00%) OO PHP
11 2 (13.33%) CodeIgniter

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 6 (40.00%) Apache
2 2 (13.33%) CMS
3 1 (6.67%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 5 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (60.00%) MySQL
2 1 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (6.67%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (6.67%) JIRA
General
1 4 (26.67%) Games
2 1 (6.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Developer
2 8 (53.33%) PHP Developer
3 7 (46.67%) Web Developer
4 4 (26.67%) PHP Web Developer
5 3 (20.00%) Junior
6 2 (13.33%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (13.33%) Senior Web Developer
6 2 (13.33%) Front-End Developer
6 2 (13.33%) Senior Developer
7 1 (6.67%) Programmer
7 1 (6.67%) Senior Programmer
7 1 (6.67%) Junior PHP Developer
7 1 (6.67%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 1 (6.67%) Junior Developer
7 1 (6.67%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (80.00%) HTML
1 12 (80.00%) CSS
2 10 (66.67%) LAMP
3 8 (53.33%) CSS3
4 7 (46.67%) HTML5
5 6 (40.00%) jQuery
6 4 (26.67%) Web Services
7 3 (20.00%) Zend Framework
7 3 (20.00%) Sass
7 3 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (20.00%) Zurb Foundation
8 2 (13.33%) CodeIgniter
9 1 (6.67%) Ajax
9 1 (6.67%) Ruby on Rails
9 1 (6.67%) XHTML
9 1 (6.67%) Sensu
9 1 (6.67%) LESS
9 1 (6.67%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Online Games
2 1 (6.67%) Xbox
2 1 (6.67%) PlayStation
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Debian
2 1 (6.67%) Android
2 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
2 1 (6.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) MVC
2 5 (33.33%) Web Development
3 3 (20.00%) OOP
3 3 (20.00%) OO
3 3 (20.00%) OO PHP
3 3 (20.00%) DevOps
4 2 (13.33%) BDD
4 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
5 1 (6.67%) Game Development
5 1 (6.67%) Analytics
5 1 (6.67%) Mobile Development
5 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
5 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
5 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (6.67%) TDD
5 1 (6.67%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (73.33%) JavaScript
2 4 (26.67%) Ruby
2 4 (26.67%) PHP5
3 3 (20.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (6.67%) C++
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Nagios
1 1 (6.67%) ZABBIX
1 1 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Zend
2 3 (20.00%) Twitter
3 2 (13.33%) Perforce
4 1 (6.67%) Facebook
4 1 (6.67%) Adobe
4 1 (6.67%) Apple