Period
to 25 September 2018

The median annual salary for a PHP Developer was £41,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 6 months to 25 September 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
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 84 109 69
Rank change year-on-year +25 -40 +56
Permanent jobs requiring a PHP Developer 84 66 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 3.04% 2.33% 3.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.14% 2.43% 3.53%
Number of salaries quoted 52 71 66
Cheshire median annual salary £41,500 £37,500 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.67% -3.23% +19.23%
10th Percentile £22,750 £30,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £47,500 £52,500 £57,500
North West median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year -6.25% +9.59% +12.31%

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 2,671 2,717 2,038
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.78% 95.94% 96.96%
Number of salaries quoted 2,033 2,087 1,780
Cheshire median annual salary £43,750 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.38% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £25,500 £23,900 £21,875
90th Percentile £67,500 £60,000 £57,500
North West median annual salary £44,000 £41,516 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.98% +3.79% -

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 25 September 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 25 September 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
Wilmslow +13 23 £45,000 +11.11% 2
Daresbury - 14 - -
Warrington +13 10 £43,750 +16.67% 1
Chester -4 7 £42,500 +21.43% 9
Runcorn +11 6 £28,000 -44.00% 1
Macclesfield -5 6 £35,000 -6.67% 2
Knutsford +1 1 £42,500 +25.00%
Northwich -6 1 £37,500 +7.14% 2
PHP Developer
North West

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

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 84 (100.00%) PHP
2 64 (76.19%) JavaScript
3 59 (70.24%) HTML
4 54 (64.29%) CSS
5 49 (58.33%) MySQL
6 45 (53.57%) Agile Software Development
7 42 (50.00%) jQuery
8 38 (45.24%) OO
9 37 (44.05%) MVC
10 33 (39.29%) SQL
11 32 (38.10%) Amazon AWS
11 32 (38.10%) REST
12 30 (35.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 30 (35.71%) Web Services
12 30 (35.71%) Unix
12 30 (35.71%) Linux
13 27 (32.14%) SQL Server
13 27 (32.14%) GitHub
13 27 (32.14%) API Integration
14 26 (30.95%) MariaDB
14 26 (30.95%) Laravel
15 21 (25.00%) MongoDB
15 21 (25.00%) Linux Command Line
16 20 (23.81%) Git (software)
17 19 (22.62%) PHPUnit
17 19 (22.62%) Collaborative Working
18 18 (21.43%) Task Automation
18 18 (21.43%) RabbitMQ
18 18 (21.43%) Process Improvement
18 18 (21.43%) Test Automation

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 (10.71%) WordPress
2 2 (2.38%) Drupal
3 1 (1.19%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.19%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 9 (10.71%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (8.33%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 32 (38.10%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (32.14%) GitHub
3 8 (9.52%) DigitalOcean
4 1 (1.19%) Amazon EC2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (58.33%) MySQL
2 27 (32.14%) SQL Server
3 26 (30.95%) MariaDB
4 21 (25.00%) MongoDB
5 4 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 20 (23.81%) Git (software)
2 19 (22.62%) PHPUnit
3 9 (10.71%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.19%) Subversion
General
1 9 (10.71%) Finance
1 9 (10.71%) Telecoms
2 7 (8.33%) Marketing
3 3 (3.57%) Retail
4 2 (2.38%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (70.24%) HTML
2 54 (64.29%) CSS
3 42 (50.00%) jQuery
4 32 (38.10%) REST
5 30 (35.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 30 (35.71%) Web Services
6 26 (30.95%) Laravel
7 18 (21.43%) RabbitMQ
8 10 (11.90%) HTML5
9 9 (10.71%) Zend Framework
10 6 (7.14%) Vue.js
11 5 (5.95%) Ajax
11 5 (5.95%) CSS3
11 5 (5.95%) XML
12 4 (4.76%) .NET
12 4 (4.76%) AngularJS
12 4 (4.76%) ASP.NET
12 4 (4.76%) React
12 4 (4.76%) Symfony
13 2 (2.38%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 21 (25.00%) Linux Command Line
2 10 (11.90%) Computer Science
3 5 (5.95%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.76%) Blog
5 1 (1.19%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.19%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 30 (35.71%) Linux
1 30 (35.71%) Unix
2 2 (2.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (53.57%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (45.24%) OO
3 37 (44.05%) MVC
4 27 (32.14%) API Integration
5 19 (22.62%) Collaborative Working
6 18 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
6 18 (21.43%) Dependency Injection
6 18 (21.43%) Process Improvement
6 18 (21.43%) Task Automation
6 18 (21.43%) Test Automation
7 16 (19.05%) Problem-Solving
8 13 (15.48%) TDD
9 12 (14.29%) Web Development
10 9 (10.71%) Deployment Automation
10 9 (10.71%) Refactoring
10 9 (10.71%) SEO
11 6 (7.14%) OO PHP
12 5 (5.95%) E-Commerce
13 4 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
13 4 (4.76%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 84 (100.00%) PHP
2 64 (76.19%) JavaScript
3 33 (39.29%) SQL
4 4 (4.76%) C#
5 3 (3.57%) ES6
5 3 (3.57%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (11.90%) Computer Science Degree
1 10 (11.90%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (3.57%) Docker
Vendors
1 18 (21.43%) New Relic
2 10 (11.90%) Zend
3 9 (10.71%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.57%) Twitter