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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 18 15 34
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +19
Permanent jobs citing PHP 12 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wigan 11.11% 8.57% 1.83%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.14% 9.68% 2.94%
Number of salaries quoted 12 2 2
Average salary £30,000 £36,250 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.24% +34.25%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
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
70 31 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wigan 64.81% 88.57% 62.39%
Number of salaries quoted 47 26 67
Average salary £30,000 £34,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +3.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £30,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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
Salary Histogram in Wigan

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PHP across the Wigan region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

PHP Salary Histogram in Wigan

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wigan

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 17 (100.00%) HTML
2 16 (94.12%) MySQL
2 16 (94.12%) CSS
3 12 (70.59%) MVC
3 12 (70.59%) OOP
3 12 (70.59%) jQuery
4 10 (58.82%) JavaScript
5 7 (41.18%) SEO
5 7 (41.18%) Symfony
5 7 (41.18%) Laravel
6 5 (29.41%) Web Development
6 5 (29.41%) Magento
6 5 (29.41%) Linux
7 3 (17.65%) CSS3
7 3 (17.65%) HTML5
7 3 (17.65%) Flash
7 3 (17.65%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (17.65%) Photoshop
8 2 (11.76%) Visual Studio
8 2 (11.76%) C#
8 2 (11.76%) W3C
8 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce
8 2 (11.76%) Zen Cart
8 2 (11.76%) Marketing
8 2 (11.76%) Open Source
8 2 (11.76%) Zend
9 1 (5.88%) Zend Framework
9 1 (5.88%) QA
9 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
9 1 (5.88%) Responsive Web Design

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Wigan by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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.

Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (17.65%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Magento
2 2 (11.76%) Zen Cart
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Intranet
1 1 (5.88%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (94.12%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.88%) Dreamweaver
General
1 2 (11.76%) Marketing
2 1 (5.88%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 16 (94.12%) Developer
2 14 (82.35%) PHP Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Senior Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Senior PHP Developer
3 4 (23.53%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Junior
4 2 (11.76%) Junior Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Lead PHP Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Junior C# Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Graduate Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Lead Developer
5 1 (5.88%) C# Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (100.00%) HTML
2 16 (94.12%) CSS
3 12 (70.59%) jQuery
4 7 (41.18%) Symfony
4 7 (41.18%) Laravel
5 3 (17.65%) CSS3
5 3 (17.65%) HTML5
5 3 (17.65%) Flash
6 1 (5.88%) Zend Framework
6 1 (5.88%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) W3C
1 2 (11.76%) Open Source
2 1 (5.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) MVC
1 12 (70.59%) OOP
2 7 (41.18%) SEO
3 5 (29.41%) Web Development
4 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce
5 1 (5.88%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (5.88%) OO PHP
5 1 (5.88%) Supplier Management
5 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
5 1 (5.88%) Project Management
5 1 (5.88%) OO
Programming Languages
1 10 (58.82%) JavaScript
2 2 (11.76%) C#
3 1 (5.88%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Zend
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