Period
to 9 December 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for PHP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited PHP over the 6 months to 9 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
9 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 52 39 48
Rank change year-on-year -13 +9 -20
Permanent jobs citing PHP 84 154 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 4.86% 6.36% 5.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.02% 12.89% 9.72%
Number of salaries quoted 80 97 128
Cheshire median annual salary £35,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.65% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,700 £30,525
90th Percentile £57,500 £58,250 £52,500
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +8.33%

PHP is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 931 1,195 1,636
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 53.91% 49.36% 52.81%
Number of salaries quoted 776 983 1,338
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +13.33%
10th Percentile £27,250 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £65,000 £59,475
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%

PHP
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing PHP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for PHP in Cheshire

PHP
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for PHP in Cheshire

PHP
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PHP in Cheshire over the 6 months to 9 December 2019.

Salary histogram for PHP in Cheshire

PHP
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 within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 9 December 2019. 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
Chester +11 30 £31,000 -20.00% 14
Macclesfield +9 15 £35,000 - 3
Warrington +9 7 £31,500 -21.25% 8
Nantwich +11 5 £45,000 +63.64%
Northwich -1 5 £42,500 -17.07% 1
Runcorn -4 3 £52,500 +31.25% 1
Alderley Edge - 3 £55,000 - 1
Daresbury -5 2 £33,500 -
Crewe -15 2 £33,750 -20.59%
Wilmslow -16 1 £60,000 +33.33% 2
PHP
North West

For the 6 months to 9 December 2019, IT jobs citing PHP also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for PHP.

1 49 (58.33%) HTML
2 48 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 42 (50.00%) CSS
4 39 (46.43%) Laravel
5 34 (40.48%) MySQL
6 30 (35.71%) MVC
6 30 (35.71%) Git (software)
7 25 (29.76%) WordPress
7 25 (29.76%) Marketing
8 22 (26.19%) OO
9 21 (25.00%) Web Development
10 20 (23.81%) LAMP
10 20 (23.81%) OOP
10 20 (23.81%) RESTful
11 19 (22.62%) LEMP Stack
11 19 (22.62%) TDD
12 18 (21.43%) SQL
13 17 (20.24%) API Integration
13 17 (20.24%) HTML5
14 14 (16.67%) GitHub
14 14 (16.67%) Linux
14 14 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
15 13 (15.48%) CMS
15 13 (15.48%) C#
15 13 (15.48%) jQuery
15 13 (15.48%) GitLab
15 13 (15.48%) Problem-Solving
16 12 (14.29%) Unit Testing
16 12 (14.29%) .NET
17 11 (13.10%) Microsoft

PHP
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 25 (29.76%) WordPress
2 13 (15.48%) CMS
3 2 (2.38%) nginx
4 1 (1.19%) IBM Domino
4 1 (1.19%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (8.33%) Photoshop
2 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (8.33%) Magento
2 3 (3.57%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 14 (16.67%) GitHub
2 8 (9.52%) Asana
2 8 (9.52%) AWS
3 6 (7.14%) Azure
4 2 (2.38%) SaaS
4 2 (2.38%) Sage Pay
5 1 (1.19%) npm
5 1 (1.19%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.38%) FTP
1 2 (2.38%) LAN
1 2 (2.38%) TCP/IP
1 2 (2.38%) WAN
2 1 (1.19%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (40.48%) MySQL
2 10 (11.90%) SQL Server
3 5 (5.95%) MariaDB
4 3 (3.57%) QlikView
4 3 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.19%) Big Data
5 1 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.19%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.19%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.19%) Power BI
5 1 (1.19%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 30 (35.71%) Git (software)
2 13 (15.48%) GitLab
3 11 (13.10%) Bitbucket
3 11 (13.10%) JIRA
4 5 (5.95%) Subversion
4 5 (5.95%) Visual Studio
5 3 (3.57%) gulp
5 3 (3.57%) PHPUnit
6 1 (1.19%) git-flow
6 1 (1.19%) Grunt
6 1 (1.19%) Jasmine
6 1 (1.19%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.19%) QUnit
6 1 (1.19%) RSpec
6 1 (1.19%) webpack
6 1 (1.19%) Xcode
General
1 25 (29.76%) Marketing
2 5 (5.95%) Games
3 4 (4.76%) Legal
4 3 (3.57%) Finance
4 3 (3.57%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.57%) Retail
5 2 (2.38%) German Language
5 2 (2.38%) Italian Language
5 2 (2.38%) Polish Language
5 2 (2.38%) Russian Language
5 2 (2.38%) Spanish Language
6 1 (1.19%) Automotive
6 1 (1.19%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.19%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 71 (84.52%) Developer
2 42 (50.00%) PHP Developer
3 9 (10.71%) Mid-Level PHP Developer
4 8 (9.52%) Senior Developer
4 8 (9.52%) Web Developer
5 6 (7.14%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 5 (5.95%) Analyst
6 5 (5.95%) Lead Developer
6 5 (5.95%) Magento Developer
6 5 (5.95%) Support Analyst
7 3 (3.57%) .NET Developer
7 3 (3.57%) Applications Support
7 3 (3.57%) Applications Support Analyst
7 3 (3.57%) Development Manager
7 3 (3.57%) Digital Developer
7 3 (3.57%) E-Commerce Developer
7 3 (3.57%) Full Stack Developer
7 3 (3.57%) Graduate
7 3 (3.57%) Graduate Developer
7 3 (3.57%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (58.33%) HTML
2 42 (50.00%) CSS
3 39 (46.43%) Laravel
4 20 (23.81%) LAMP
4 20 (23.81%) RESTful
5 19 (22.62%) LEMP Stack
6 17 (20.24%) HTML5
7 13 (15.48%) jQuery
8 12 (14.29%) .NET
9 11 (13.10%) AngularJS
10 10 (11.90%) CSS3
11 9 (10.71%) Node.js
12 8 (9.52%) Tailwind CSS
13 7 (8.33%) Symfony
14 6 (7.14%) React
14 6 (7.14%) Sass
15 5 (5.95%) Web Services
15 5 (5.95%) XML
16 4 (4.76%) REST
16 4 (4.76%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.10%) User Experience
2 5 (5.95%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (5.95%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.76%) Mobile App
4 3 (3.57%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.38%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (2.38%) Marketing Technology
5 2 (2.38%) Replication
5 2 (2.38%) Xbox
6 1 (1.19%) Clustering
6 1 (1.19%) Life Science
6 1 (1.19%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 14 (16.67%) Linux
2 9 (10.71%) Mac OS
3 6 (7.14%) VMS
4 3 (3.57%) Unix
4 3 (3.57%) Windows
5 2 (2.38%) Android
5 2 (2.38%) Windows 7
5 2 (2.38%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.19%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (35.71%) MVC
2 22 (26.19%) OO
3 21 (25.00%) Web Development
4 20 (23.81%) OOP
5 19 (22.62%) TDD
6 17 (20.24%) API Integration
7 14 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (15.48%) Problem-Solving
9 12 (14.29%) Unit Testing
10 10 (11.90%) Migration
10 10 (11.90%) OO PHP
11 9 (10.71%) Refactoring
12 8 (9.52%) E-Commerce
12 8 (9.52%) Mentoring
13 7 (8.33%) DevOps
13 7 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
14 6 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
14 6 (7.14%) Computer Science
14 6 (7.14%) Front End Development
14 6 (7.14%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 48 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 18 (21.43%) SQL
3 13 (15.48%) C#
4 9 (10.71%) Python
5 3 (3.57%) PowerShell
5 3 (3.57%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.38%) Bash Shell
6 2 (2.38%) C
6 2 (2.38%) ES6
6 2 (2.38%) Ruby
6 2 (2.38%) VB.NET
6 2 (2.38%) VBA
7 1 (1.19%) ES7
7 1 (1.19%) Go
7 1 (1.19%) Java
7 1 (1.19%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.19%) Scala
Qualifications
1 7 (8.33%) Degree
2 6 (7.14%) MCSD
2 6 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (5.95%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 5 (5.95%) Docker
2 3 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.19%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 11 (13.10%) Microsoft
2 9 (10.71%) Marketo
2 9 (10.71%) Pardot
2 9 (10.71%) Salesforce.com
3 6 (7.14%) Sitecore
3 6 (7.14%) Zend
4 5 (5.95%) Sage
5 3 (3.57%) VMware
6 2 (2.38%) Adobe
6 2 (2.38%) Facebook
6 2 (2.38%) PayPal
6 2 (2.38%) WorldPay
7 1 (1.19%) Apple
7 1 (1.19%) Google
7 1 (1.19%) Instagram
7 1 (1.19%) Oracle
7 1 (1.19%) Twitter