The table below looks at the statistics for PHP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wigan region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 3 16 13
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -3
Permanent jobs citing PHP 8 13 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wigan 18.18% 12.50% 9.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 47.06% 18.57% 11.11%
Number of salaries quoted 6 13 2
Average salary £34,500 £30,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% -17.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £35,250
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £37,250
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
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 Wigan region.

Programming Languages Category
Wigan
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
17 70 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wigan 38.64% 67.31% 87.10%
Number of salaries quoted 15 48 22
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,275 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £47,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in Wigan

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

PHP Jobs Demand Trend in Wigan

PHP
Salary Trend in Wigan

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

PHP Salary Trend in Wigan

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wigan

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Wigan 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 11 (78.57%) jQuery
2 10 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 10 (71.43%) MySQL
3 9 (64.29%) HTML
3 9 (64.29%) CSS
4 7 (50.00%) Android
4 7 (50.00%) Git (software)
4 7 (50.00%) Apple iOS
4 7 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 7 (50.00%) iOS Development
5 5 (35.71%) Linux
6 4 (28.57%) OOP
6 4 (28.57%) Apache
6 4 (28.57%) MVC
6 4 (28.57%) Symfony
6 4 (28.57%) Zend
6 4 (28.57%) LAMP
6 4 (28.57%) e-Learning
6 4 (28.57%) Ajax
6 4 (28.57%) Web Development
6 4 (28.57%) Laravel
6 4 (28.57%) HTML5
6 4 (28.57%) Android Development
7 3 (21.43%) Mobile Development
7 3 (21.43%) OO
7 3 (21.43%) Web Application Development
8 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
8 2 (14.29%) Mobile App
8 2 (14.29%) Mobile Application Development
8 2 (14.29%) JSON

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Wigan by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Wigan 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 (28.57%) Apache
2 2 (14.29%) CMS
2 2 (14.29%) IIS
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Magento
1 2 (14.29%) osCommerce
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (71.43%) MySQL
2 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (50.00%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (100.00%) Developer
2 10 (71.43%) PHP Developer
3 6 (42.86%) Web Developer
4 2 (14.29%) PHP Web Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior PHP Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (78.57%) jQuery
2 9 (64.29%) CSS
2 9 (64.29%) HTML
3 7 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 4 (28.57%) Ajax
4 4 (28.57%) HTML5
4 4 (28.57%) LAMP
4 4 (28.57%) Laravel
4 4 (28.57%) Symfony
5 2 (14.29%) JSON
5 2 (14.29%) XML
6 1 (7.14%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) e-Learning
2 2 (14.29%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Android
1 7 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 5 (35.71%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) iOS Development
2 4 (28.57%) Android Development
2 4 (28.57%) MVC
2 4 (28.57%) OOP
2 4 (28.57%) Web Development
3 3 (21.43%) Mobile Development
3 3 (21.43%) OO
3 3 (21.43%) Web Application Development
4 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 2 (14.29%) Migration
4 2 (14.29%) Mobile Application Development
4 2 (14.29%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 2 (14.29%) Java
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Zend
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