Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a PHP Developer was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

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
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 111 64 103
Rank change year-on-year -47 +39 +43
Permanent jobs requiring a PHP Developer 67 90 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 2.18% 3.97% 2.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.27% 4.09% 2.52%
Number of salaries quoted 66 83 75
Cheshire median annual salary £37,500 £38,750 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.23% +13.97% +13.33%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £22,750
90th Percentile £50,625 £57,500 £42,500
North West median annual salary £38,750 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year +10.71% +2.94% +4.62%

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 2948 2201 3140
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.96% 97.17% 97.21%
Number of salaries quoted 2251 1886 2665
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +2.56%
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £58,750 £57,500
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017. 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
Macclesfield 0 22 £37,500 -21.05% 2
Wilmslow +5 8 £41,500 +7.10%
Chester -12 8 £40,000 -17.95%
Warrington -4 5 £37,500 +15.38% 1
Northwich +9 4 £32,500 +8.33%
Crewe -1 4 £32,500 +30.00% 1
Knutsford - 4 £34,500 - 2
Runcorn -9 3 £50,000 +25.00%
PHP Developer
North West

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, PHP Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheshire region featuring PHP Developer in the job title.

1 67 (100.00%) PHP
2 38 (56.72%) JavaScript
3 36 (53.73%) MySQL
4 34 (50.75%) HTML
5 33 (49.25%) jQuery
6 31 (46.27%) CSS
7 26 (38.81%) SQL
8 21 (31.34%) Agile Software Development
9 18 (26.87%) MVC
10 17 (25.37%) E-Commerce
10 17 (25.37%) Laravel
11 16 (23.88%) Zend
11 16 (23.88%) WordPress
11 16 (23.88%) CMS
12 15 (22.39%) OO
13 13 (19.40%) LAMP
14 12 (17.91%) Linux
14 12 (17.91%) Web Development
15 11 (16.42%) Symfony
15 11 (16.42%) OOP
15 11 (16.42%) Java
15 11 (16.42%) Advertising
16 10 (14.93%) Automotive
16 10 (14.93%) Web Services
16 10 (14.93%) Git (software)
17 9 (13.43%) TDD
18 8 (11.94%) Zend Framework
18 8 (11.94%) Computer Science
18 8 (11.94%) Degree
18 8 (11.94%) HTML5

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 16 (23.88%) CMS
1 16 (23.88%) WordPress
2 6 (8.96%) Drupal
3 3 (4.48%) nginx
4 2 (2.99%) Joomla!
5 1 (1.49%) Apache
5 1 (1.49%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (4.48%) Photoshop
2 2 (2.99%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (2.99%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (2.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (4.48%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.97%) GitHub
2 3 (4.48%) SaaS
3 2 (2.99%) AdWords
3 2 (2.99%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.99%) Google Analytics
3 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.49%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.99%) Internet
1 2 (2.99%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (53.73%) MySQL
2 3 (4.48%) MariaDB
3 1 (1.49%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.49%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (14.93%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.48%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.99%) JIRA
3 2 (2.99%) PHPUnit
3 2 (2.99%) Vagrant
4 1 (1.49%) Bitbucket
4 1 (1.49%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.49%) IntelliJ
4 1 (1.49%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.49%) PhpStorm
4 1 (1.49%) Subversion
General
1 11 (16.42%) Advertising
2 10 (14.93%) Automotive
3 7 (10.45%) Finance
4 5 (7.46%) Back Office
4 5 (7.46%) Retail
4 5 (7.46%) Telecoms
5 3 (4.48%) Multimedia
6 2 (2.99%) Marketing
7 1 (1.49%) Games
7 1 (1.49%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (50.75%) HTML
2 33 (49.25%) jQuery
3 31 (46.27%) CSS
4 17 (25.37%) Laravel
5 13 (19.40%) LAMP
6 11 (16.42%) Symfony
7 10 (14.93%) Web Services
8 8 (11.94%) HTML5
8 8 (11.94%) Zend Framework
9 7 (10.45%) CodeIgniter
9 7 (10.45%) CSS3
10 5 (7.46%) AngularJS
11 4 (5.97%) CakePHP
11 4 (5.97%) Node.js
11 4 (5.97%) React
12 2 (2.99%) Ajax
12 2 (2.99%) JSON
12 2 (2.99%) REST
12 2 (2.99%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 2 (2.99%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.94%) Computer Science
2 4 (5.97%) Linux Command Line
3 3 (4.48%) Video Editing
4 2 (2.99%) Animation
5 1 (1.49%) Biotechnology
5 1 (1.49%) Fintech
5 1 (1.49%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.49%) User Experience
5 1 (1.49%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 12 (17.91%) Linux
2 4 (5.97%) Unix
3 2 (2.99%) Android
3 2 (2.99%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.49%) Debian
4 1 (1.49%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (31.34%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (26.87%) MVC
3 17 (25.37%) E-Commerce
4 15 (22.39%) OO
5 12 (17.91%) Web Development
6 11 (16.42%) OOP
7 9 (13.43%) TDD
8 7 (10.45%) OO PHP
8 7 (10.45%) Software Engineering
9 6 (8.96%) Content Management
10 5 (7.46%) SEO
11 4 (5.97%) Analytics
11 4 (5.97%) Refactoring
12 3 (4.48%) Front End Development
12 3 (4.48%) Scrum
13 2 (2.99%) Pay per click
13 2 (2.99%) Penetration Testing
13 2 (2.99%) Personalization
13 2 (2.99%) SDLC
13 2 (2.99%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 67 (100.00%) PHP
2 38 (56.72%) JavaScript
3 26 (38.81%) SQL
4 11 (16.42%) Java
5 4 (5.97%) PHP 5
6 3 (4.48%) PHP 7
7 2 (2.99%) C
7 2 (2.99%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.49%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (11.94%) Degree
2 4 (5.97%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 3 (4.48%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.99%) Puppet
2 1 (1.49%) Ansible
2 1 (1.49%) Salt
Vendors
1 16 (23.88%) Zend
2 3 (4.48%) Adobe
2 3 (4.48%) Google
2 3 (4.48%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.49%) Atlassian
3 1 (1.49%) Twitter