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

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 22 18 35
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +17
Permanent jobs citing PHP 7 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wigan 5.60% 6.52% 1.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.75% 7.69% 2.82%
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 2
Average salary £35,000 £28,750 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.73% +6.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,400 £21,750 £26,600
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £35,750 £27,400
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
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
80 39 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wigan 64.00% 84.78% 60.68%
Number of salaries quoted 51 35 64
Average salary £30,000 £35,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.49% +5.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £30,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
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 27 November 2014.

PHP Salary Histogram in Wigan

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wigan

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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 16 (100.00%) HTML
1 16 (100.00%) CSS
2 15 (93.75%) MySQL
2 15 (93.75%) JavaScript
3 11 (68.75%) Laravel
4 10 (62.50%) jQuery
4 10 (62.50%) MVC
5 9 (56.25%) Symfony
6 6 (37.50%) Git (software)
6 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (37.50%) Automated Testing
6 6 (37.50%) Linux
6 6 (37.50%) OOP
7 3 (18.75%) CSS3
7 3 (18.75%) HTML5
7 3 (18.75%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (18.75%) Flash
7 3 (18.75%) Photoshop
8 2 (12.50%) Visual Studio
8 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce
8 2 (12.50%) W3C
8 2 (12.50%) Project Management
8 2 (12.50%) C#
8 2 (12.50%) SEO
8 2 (12.50%) Marketing
8 2 (12.50%) Zen Cart
8 2 (12.50%) Open Source
9 1 (6.25%) QA
9 1 (6.25%) FFmpeg
9 1 (6.25%) Regular Expression

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Wigan by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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 (18.75%) Photoshop
1 3 (18.75%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Zen Cart
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Intranet
1 1 (6.25%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (93.75%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Git (software)
2 2 (12.50%) Visual Studio
3 1 (6.25%) Dreamweaver
General
1 2 (12.50%) Marketing
2 1 (6.25%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 14 (87.50%) Developer
2 12 (75.00%) PHP Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Senior Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Senior PHP Developer
3 4 (25.00%) PHP Symfony Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Lead PHP Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Lead Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Junior
5 2 (12.50%) Junior Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Graduate
6 1 (6.25%) C# Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Junior C# Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Graduate Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (100.00%) HTML
1 16 (100.00%) CSS
2 11 (68.75%) Laravel
3 10 (62.50%) jQuery
4 9 (56.25%) Symfony
5 3 (18.75%) HTML5
5 3 (18.75%) CSS3
5 3 (18.75%) Flash
6 1 (6.25%) .NET
6 1 (6.25%) FFmpeg
6 1 (6.25%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) W3C
1 2 (12.50%) Open Source
2 1 (6.25%) User Experience
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) MVC
2 6 (37.50%) OOP
2 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (37.50%) Automated Testing
3 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce
3 2 (12.50%) Project Management
3 2 (12.50%) SEO
4 1 (6.25%) OO
4 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
4 1 (6.25%) Supplier Management
4 1 (6.25%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (6.25%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 15 (93.75%) JavaScript
2 2 (12.50%) C#
3 1 (6.25%) Java
3 1 (6.25%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA