Period
to 24 February 2018

The median annual salary for a PHP Developer was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 6 months to 24 February 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 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 95 84 87
Rank change year-on-year -11 +3 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a PHP Developer 89 57 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 2.65% 2.65% 2.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.75% 2.74% 2.84%
Number of salaries quoted 61 61 66
Cheshire median annual salary £37,500 £37,000 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.35% +7.25% +1.47%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £22,750
90th Percentile £48,750 £61,250 £41,375
North West median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% - +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 3,232 2,080 2,708
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.22% 96.88% 96.40%
Number of salaries quoted 2,412 1,721 2,378
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.88% +2.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £22,500 £21,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £56,250
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%

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 February 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 February 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 -1 13 £40,000 +39.13% 3
Chester -10 13 £37,500 +7.14% 15
Wilmslow +17 12 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Macclesfield -17 7 £40,000 -17.95% 3
Alderley Edge - 6 £29,500 - 1
Northwich - 5 £35,000 - 1
Crewe -1 2 £27,500 -21.43% 1
Knutsford - 2 £35,000 -
Runcorn - 1 £42,500 - 3
PHP Developer
North West

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

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 89 (100.00%) PHP
2 61 (68.54%) MySQL
3 54 (60.67%) HTML
4 53 (59.55%) JavaScript
5 49 (55.06%) CSS
5 49 (55.06%) Agile Software Development
6 43 (48.31%) SQL
7 38 (42.70%) Laravel
8 37 (41.57%) MVC
8 37 (41.57%) OO
9 36 (40.45%) jQuery
10 26 (29.21%) Web Services
11 25 (28.09%) Linux
11 25 (28.09%) Git (software)
12 23 (25.84%) REST
12 23 (25.84%) Linux Command Line
13 22 (24.72%) Unix
14 21 (23.60%) GitHub
14 21 (23.60%) Amazon AWS
15 20 (22.47%) PHPUnit
15 20 (22.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 18 (20.22%) MongoDB
16 18 (20.22%) Continuous Integration
16 18 (20.22%) SQL Server
17 17 (19.10%) RabbitMQ
17 17 (19.10%) Dependency Injection
17 17 (19.10%) Test Automation
17 17 (19.10%) Process Improvement
17 17 (19.10%) New Relic
17 17 (19.10%) DigitalOcean

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 9 (10.11%) CMS
2 8 (8.99%) WordPress
3 6 (6.74%) Drupal
4 2 (2.25%) Joomla!
5 1 (1.12%) Confluence
5 1 (1.12%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.12%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (5.62%) Photoshop
2 2 (2.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (2.25%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (2.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (12.36%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 21 (23.60%) Amazon AWS
1 21 (23.60%) GitHub
2 17 (19.10%) DigitalOcean
3 2 (2.25%) AdWords
3 2 (2.25%) Google Analytics
3 2 (2.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.25%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (68.54%) MySQL
2 18 (20.22%) MongoDB
2 18 (20.22%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.37%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 25 (28.09%) Git (software)
2 20 (22.47%) PHPUnit
3 5 (5.62%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.25%) JIRA
4 2 (2.25%) Subversion
5 1 (1.12%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.12%) Vagrant
General
1 11 (12.36%) Advertising
2 8 (8.99%) Telecoms
3 6 (6.74%) Finance
4 3 (3.37%) Retail
5 2 (2.25%) Automotive
5 2 (2.25%) Multimedia
6 1 (1.12%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (60.67%) HTML
2 49 (55.06%) CSS
3 38 (42.70%) Laravel
4 36 (40.45%) jQuery
5 26 (29.21%) Web Services
6 23 (25.84%) REST
7 20 (22.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 17 (19.10%) RabbitMQ
9 11 (12.36%) HTML5
10 9 (10.11%) CSS3
11 8 (8.99%) Zend Framework
12 7 (7.87%) AngularJS
12 7 (7.87%) React
13 5 (5.62%) React Native
13 5 (5.62%) Symfony
14 4 (4.49%) CodeIgniter
15 3 (3.37%) Flash
15 3 (3.37%) Node.js
15 3 (3.37%) XML
16 2 (2.25%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 23 (25.84%) Linux Command Line
2 9 (10.11%) Computer Science
3 5 (5.62%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (2.25%) Animation
4 2 (2.25%) Video Editing
5 1 (1.12%) FMCG
5 1 (1.12%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 25 (28.09%) Linux
2 22 (24.72%) Unix
3 1 (1.12%) Android
3 1 (1.12%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.12%) Debian
3 1 (1.12%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (55.06%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (41.57%) MVC
2 37 (41.57%) OO
3 18 (20.22%) Continuous Integration
4 17 (19.10%) Collaborative Working
4 17 (19.10%) Dependency Injection
4 17 (19.10%) Process Improvement
4 17 (19.10%) Test Automation
5 16 (17.98%) Software Engineering
6 14 (15.73%) E-Commerce
7 13 (14.61%) Web Development
8 10 (11.24%) TDD
9 9 (10.11%) OOP
10 8 (8.99%) Content Management
10 8 (8.99%) OO PHP
11 7 (7.87%) SEO
12 6 (6.74%) DevOps
12 6 (6.74%) Scrum
13 4 (4.49%) Analytics
13 4 (4.49%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 89 (100.00%) PHP
2 53 (59.55%) JavaScript
3 43 (48.31%) SQL
4 11 (12.36%) Java
5 4 (4.49%) PHP 5
6 3 (3.37%) PHP 7
7 2 (2.25%) C#
8 1 (1.12%) ActionScript
8 1 (1.12%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 10 (11.24%) Degree
2 4 (4.49%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 1 (1.12%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.12%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (19.10%) New Relic
2 14 (15.73%) Zend
3 7 (7.87%) Google
4 5 (5.62%) Microsoft
4 5 (5.62%) Twitter
5 2 (2.25%) Adobe
6 1 (1.12%) Atlassian