Period
to 11 August 2020

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 11 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
11 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 47 48 45
Rank change year-on-year +1 -3 +9
Permanent jobs citing PHP 39 100 174
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Cheshire 4.32% 5.05% 5.86%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.32% 9.75% 11.62%
Number of salaries quoted 49 96 124
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,250 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.51% +1.81% +3.75%
10th Percentile £30,000 £25,000 £25,500
90th Percentile £47,750 £57,500 £53,375
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 533 1,026 1,498
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 59.09% 51.84% 50.45%
Number of salaries quoted 432 825 1,212
Median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +6.88%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
North West median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +6.25%

PHP
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for PHP in Cheshire

PHP
Salary Trend in Cheshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing PHP in Cheshire.

Salary trend for PHP in Cheshire

PHP
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing PHP in Cheshire over the 6 months to 11 August 2020.

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 11 August 2020. 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 +10 11 £45,000 -18.18% 2
Macclesfield +13 10 £30,000 -14.29% 2
Crewe +33 7 £45,000 +38.46%
Chester -19 5 £40,000 -3.61% 3
Runcorn - 2 £45,000 -
Warrington -2 1 £35,000 -15.15%
PHP
North West

For the 6 months to 11 August 2020, 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 37 (94.87%) JavaScript
2 34 (87.18%) CSS
3 31 (79.49%) HTML
4 28 (71.79%) Web Development
5 27 (69.23%) Git (software)
6 22 (56.41%) jQuery
6 22 (56.41%) MySQL
7 15 (38.46%) Finance
7 15 (38.46%) Mobile App
8 14 (35.90%) Laravel
9 12 (30.77%) GitHub
9 12 (30.77%) Workflow
9 12 (30.77%) Workflow Management
9 12 (30.77%) OOP
9 12 (30.77%) cPanel
9 12 (30.77%) Cross-Browser Development
9 12 (30.77%) Server Management
10 11 (28.21%) PHP 7
11 10 (25.64%) Analytical Skills
11 10 (25.64%) Self-Motivation
11 10 (25.64%) Problem-Solving
11 10 (25.64%) Web Services
11 10 (25.64%) Bitbucket
11 10 (25.64%) Data Protection
11 10 (25.64%) WordPress
11 10 (25.64%) Marketing
11 10 (25.64%) JIRA
11 10 (25.64%) Digital Marketing
11 10 (25.64%) PHP 5
12 8 (20.51%) Front End Development

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 10 (25.64%) WordPress
2 7 (17.95%) CMS
3 6 (15.38%) Apache
3 6 (15.38%) Liferay
Business Applications
1 4 (10.26%) Magento
2 3 (7.69%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 12 (30.77%) GitHub
2 2 (5.13%) GCP
3 1 (2.56%) AWS
3 1 (2.56%) Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (56.41%) MySQL
2 1 (2.56%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 27 (69.23%) Git (software)
2 10 (25.64%) Bitbucket
2 10 (25.64%) JIRA
3 6 (15.38%) PHPUnit
3 6 (15.38%) Selenium
4 5 (12.82%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 5 (12.82%) Subversion
4 5 (12.82%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 15 (38.46%) Finance
2 10 (25.64%) Marketing
3 1 (2.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 39 (100.00%) Developer
2 36 (92.31%) PHP Developer
3 18 (46.15%) Web Developer
4 17 (43.59%) PHP Web Developer
5 9 (23.08%) PHP WordPress Developer
5 9 (23.08%) WordPress Developer
6 6 (15.38%) Full Stack Developer
6 6 (15.38%) Full Stack Web Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Magento Developer
8 1 (2.56%) Cloud Developer
8 1 (2.56%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 1 (2.56%) Junior
8 1 (2.56%) Junior Developer
8 1 (2.56%) Junior Web Developer
8 1 (2.56%) PHP Laravel Developer
8 1 (2.56%) PHP Magento Developer
8 1 (2.56%) Senior Developer
8 1 (2.56%) Senior Magento Developer
8 1 (2.56%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (87.18%) CSS
2 31 (79.49%) HTML
3 22 (56.41%) jQuery
4 14 (35.90%) Laravel
5 10 (25.64%) Web Services
6 6 (15.38%) .NET
6 6 (15.38%) HTML5
6 6 (15.38%) li3
6 6 (15.38%) React
7 5 (12.82%) AngularJS
7 5 (12.82%) LAMP
7 5 (12.82%) PhoneGap
8 1 (2.56%) JSON
8 1 (2.56%) Node.js
8 1 (2.56%) REST
8 1 (2.56%) RESTful
8 1 (2.56%) Sass
8 1 (2.56%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 15 (38.46%) Mobile App
2 10 (25.64%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (25.64%) Self-Motivation
3 7 (17.95%) User Experience
4 5 (12.82%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (2.56%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.82%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (71.79%) Web Development
2 12 (30.77%) Cross-Browser Development
2 12 (30.77%) OOP
2 12 (30.77%) Server Management
2 12 (30.77%) Workflow
2 12 (30.77%) Workflow Management
3 10 (25.64%) Data Protection
3 10 (25.64%) Digital Marketing
3 10 (25.64%) Problem-Solving
4 8 (20.51%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (20.51%) Front End Development
5 6 (15.38%) Modular Programming
5 6 (15.38%) MVC
5 6 (15.38%) OO
5 6 (15.38%) Project Delivery
5 6 (15.38%) SDLC
5 6 (15.38%) Test Automation
5 6 (15.38%) Unit Testing
6 5 (12.82%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (12.82%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 37 (94.87%) JavaScript
2 11 (28.21%) PHP 7
3 10 (25.64%) PHP 5
4 6 (15.38%) Java
4 6 (15.38%) SQL
5 1 (2.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (15.38%) Degree
2 5 (12.82%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 6 (15.38%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (30.77%) cPanel
Vendors
1 1 (2.56%) Google