Period
to 24 June 2018

The median annual salary for a PHP Developer was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 6 months to 24 June 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP Developer
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 86 107 80
Rank change year-on-year +21 -27 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a PHP Developer 98 47 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 3.09% 1.87% 2.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.21% 1.94% 2.89%
Number of salaries quoted 67 53 52
Cheshire median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,625
Median salary % change year-on-year - -2.91% +22.62%
10th Percentile £24,100 £30,000 £23,775
90th Percentile £47,500 £53,750 £57,000
North West median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +7.14% +7.69%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies in Cheshire with a recognized job title 3,057 2,424 2,180
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.31% 96.50% 95.91%
Number of salaries quoted 2,304 1,893 1,879
Cheshire median annual salary £43,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.50% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,100 £21,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £60,000 £56,250
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

PHP Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings that featured PHP Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for PHP Developer in Cheshire

PHP Developer
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PHP Developer in Cheshire.

Salary trend for PHP Developer in Cheshire

PHP Developer
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PHP Developer in Cheshire over the 6 months to 24 June 2018.

Salary histogram for PHP Developer in Cheshire

PHP Developer
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PHP Developer within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 24 June 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +14 18 £32,500 -4.41% 2
Wilmslow +12 16 £45,000 +28.57% 4
Chester +2 13 £38,750 +10.71% 4
Runcorn +13 9 £35,500 -29.00% 2
Alderley Edge - 6 £29,500 -
Daresbury - 5 - -
Northwich -2 3 £48,750 +35.42% 1
Macclesfield -11 3 £35,000 -15.66% 3
PHP Developer
North West

PHP Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 June 2018, PHP Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cheshire region featuring PHP Developer in the job title.

1 98 (100.00%) PHP
2 63 (64.29%) MySQL
3 61 (62.24%) JavaScript
3 61 (62.24%) Agile Software Development
4 57 (58.16%) HTML
5 53 (54.08%) CSS
6 49 (50.00%) MVC
6 49 (50.00%) OO
7 47 (47.96%) Laravel
8 41 (41.84%) SQL
9 39 (39.80%) jQuery
10 36 (36.73%) Linux
11 35 (35.71%) Amazon AWS
12 34 (34.69%) Unix
13 33 (33.67%) Web Services
13 33 (33.67%) Git (software)
13 33 (33.67%) REST
13 33 (33.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 33 (33.67%) Linux Command Line
14 28 (28.57%) SQL Server
15 27 (27.55%) GitHub
15 27 (27.55%) PHPUnit
15 27 (27.55%) Collaborative Working
16 26 (26.53%) Dependency Injection
16 26 (26.53%) Test Automation
16 26 (26.53%) Continuous Integration
16 26 (26.53%) Process Improvement
16 26 (26.53%) MongoDB
16 26 (26.53%) RabbitMQ
16 26 (26.53%) New Relic

PHP Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (7.14%) WordPress
2 4 (4.08%) Drupal
3 2 (2.04%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.02%) CMS
4 1 (1.02%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 7 (7.14%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 12 (12.24%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 35 (35.71%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (27.55%) GitHub
3 26 (26.53%) DigitalOcean
4 1 (1.02%) Amazon EC2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (64.29%) MySQL
2 28 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 26 (26.53%) MongoDB
4 6 (6.12%) MariaDB
5 2 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.02%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 33 (33.67%) Git (software)
2 27 (27.55%) PHPUnit
3 7 (7.14%) Visual Studio
4 3 (3.06%) Subversion
General
1 9 (9.18%) Telecoms
2 8 (8.16%) Finance
3 5 (5.10%) Marketing
4 1 (1.02%) Advertising
4 1 (1.02%) Automotive
4 1 (1.02%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (58.16%) HTML
2 53 (54.08%) CSS
3 47 (47.96%) Laravel
4 39 (39.80%) jQuery
5 33 (33.67%) REST
5 33 (33.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 33 (33.67%) Web Services
6 26 (26.53%) RabbitMQ
7 9 (9.18%) AngularJS
7 9 (9.18%) React
8 7 (7.14%) Zend Framework
9 6 (6.12%) HTML5
9 6 (6.12%) React Native
9 6 (6.12%) Symfony
9 6 (6.12%) XML
10 4 (4.08%) .NET
10 4 (4.08%) ASP.NET
10 4 (4.08%) Sass
10 4 (4.08%) Vue (Vue.js)
11 3 (3.06%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 33 (33.67%) Linux Command Line
2 13 (13.27%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.08%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.04%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.02%) FMCG
5 1 (1.02%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.02%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 36 (36.73%) Linux
2 34 (34.69%) Unix
3 3 (3.06%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (62.24%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (50.00%) MVC
2 49 (50.00%) OO
3 27 (27.55%) Collaborative Working
4 26 (26.53%) Continuous Integration
4 26 (26.53%) Dependency Injection
4 26 (26.53%) Process Improvement
4 26 (26.53%) Test Automation
5 16 (16.33%) E-Commerce
6 14 (14.29%) Software Engineering
6 14 (14.29%) TDD
7 13 (13.27%) Problem-Solving
8 8 (8.16%) Web Development
9 7 (7.14%) API Integration
9 7 (7.14%) Deployment Automation
9 7 (7.14%) Refactoring
9 7 (7.14%) Scrum
9 7 (7.14%) SEO
10 6 (6.12%) DevOps
10 6 (6.12%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 98 (100.00%) PHP
2 61 (62.24%) JavaScript
3 41 (41.84%) SQL
4 5 (5.10%) C#
5 2 (2.04%) Java
6 1 (1.02%) PHP 5
6 1 (1.02%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 14 (14.29%) Degree
2 9 (9.18%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 4 (4.08%) Docker
Vendors
1 26 (26.53%) New Relic
2 12 (12.24%) Zend
3 7 (7.14%) Microsoft
4 5 (5.10%) Twitter
5 2 (2.04%) Capita
5 2 (2.04%) Google