Period
to 18 December 2018

The median annual salary for a PHP Developer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 6 months to 18 December 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
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 71 111 64
Rank change year-on-year +40 -47 +36
Permanent jobs requiring a PHP Developer 83 66 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 3.50% 2.12% 3.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.62% 2.21% 3.85%
Number of salaries quoted 51 59 83
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% - +10.29%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £26,900
90th Percentile £48,750 £49,000 £57,500
North West median annual salary £36,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year -4.00% +7.14% -

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 2,294 2,988 2,235
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.83% 95.80% 97.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1,783 2,296 1,880
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £68,550 £62,500 £58,875
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +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 18 December 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 18 December 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 +3 29 £45,000 +11.11% 2
Daresbury - 12 - -
Warrington +13 11 £40,000 +4.58% 1
Macclesfield +5 6 £35,000 -6.67% 1
Chester +13 4 £41,250 +10.00% 1
Knutsford +25 3 £37,000 +7.25% 2
Northwich -6 1 £37,500 +15.38%
Winsford - 1 £40,000 -
PHP Developer
North West

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

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 83 (100.00%) PHP
2 67 (80.72%) JavaScript
3 60 (72.29%) HTML
4 55 (66.27%) CSS
5 48 (57.83%) MySQL
6 41 (49.40%) MVC
7 40 (48.19%) OO
8 39 (46.99%) Agile Software Development
9 37 (44.58%) jQuery
10 30 (36.14%) Laravel
10 30 (36.14%) SQL
11 28 (33.73%) REST
12 27 (32.53%) SQL Server
13 26 (31.33%) API Integration
14 25 (30.12%) MariaDB
14 25 (30.12%) GitHub
14 25 (30.12%) Amazon AWS
14 25 (30.12%) Web Services
15 23 (27.71%) Linux
15 23 (27.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 21 (25.30%) Unix
17 18 (21.69%) PHPUnit
17 18 (21.69%) Git (software)
18 16 (19.28%) MongoDB
19 14 (16.87%) TDD
19 14 (16.87%) Finance
20 13 (15.66%) RabbitMQ
20 13 (15.66%) Dependency Injection
20 13 (15.66%) Process Improvement
20 13 (15.66%) 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 11 (13.25%) WordPress
2 1 (1.20%) Drupal
2 1 (1.20%) GroupWise
Applications
1 8 (9.64%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (3.61%) Magento
2 1 (1.20%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
Cloud Services
1 25 (30.12%) Amazon AWS
1 25 (30.12%) GitHub
2 4 (4.82%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (4.82%) Amazon S3
2 4 (4.82%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 3 (3.61%) DigitalOcean
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.20%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.20%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (57.83%) MySQL
2 27 (32.53%) SQL Server
3 25 (30.12%) MariaDB
4 16 (19.28%) MongoDB
5 4 (4.82%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (3.61%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.20%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (21.69%) Git (software)
1 18 (21.69%) PHPUnit
2 8 (9.64%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.20%) Eclipse
General
1 14 (16.87%) Finance
2 8 (9.64%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.61%) Marketing
4 2 (2.41%) Legal
4 2 (2.41%) Retail
5 1 (1.20%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (72.29%) HTML
2 55 (66.27%) CSS
3 37 (44.58%) jQuery
4 30 (36.14%) Laravel
5 28 (33.73%) REST
6 25 (30.12%) Web Services
7 23 (27.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 13 (15.66%) RabbitMQ
9 8 (9.64%) HTML5
9 8 (9.64%) Zend Framework
10 5 (6.02%) Ajax
10 5 (6.02%) CSS3
10 5 (6.02%) Node.js
10 5 (6.02%) XML
11 4 (4.82%) CakePHP
11 4 (4.82%) Symfony
12 3 (3.61%) Vue.js
13 1 (1.20%) AngularJS
13 1 (1.20%) React
13 1 (1.20%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 13 (15.66%) Linux Command Line
2 5 (6.02%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (6.02%) User Experience
3 4 (4.82%) Blog
4 3 (3.61%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.20%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.20%) PMI
5 1 (1.20%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 23 (27.71%) Linux
2 21 (25.30%) Unix
3 1 (1.20%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.20%) Windows
3 1 (1.20%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (49.40%) MVC
2 40 (48.19%) OO
3 39 (46.99%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (31.33%) API Integration
5 14 (16.87%) TDD
6 13 (15.66%) Collaborative Working
6 13 (15.66%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (15.66%) Dependency Injection
6 13 (15.66%) Process Improvement
6 13 (15.66%) Task Automation
6 13 (15.66%) Test Automation
7 11 (13.25%) Problem-Solving
8 10 (12.05%) OO PHP
8 10 (12.05%) Web Development
9 9 (10.84%) Computer Science
9 9 (10.84%) Deployment Automation
9 9 (10.84%) Refactoring
10 8 (9.64%) SEO
11 4 (4.82%) Migration
11 4 (4.82%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 83 (100.00%) PHP
2 67 (80.72%) JavaScript
3 30 (36.14%) SQL
4 3 (3.61%) ES6
5 1 (1.20%) Dart
5 1 (1.20%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (12.05%) Degree
2 9 (10.84%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.20%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 1 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.20%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 13 (15.66%) New Relic
2 8 (9.64%) Microsoft
2 8 (9.64%) Zend
3 1 (1.20%) VMware