Period
to 18 January 2018

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 18 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 40 29 42
Rank change year-on-year -11 +13 +15
Permanent jobs citing PHP 198 167 162
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 6.10% 7.39% 5.61%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.24% 13.06% 10.62%
Number of salaries quoted 128 174 135
Cheshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £29,925 £26,250 £22,750
90th Percentile £52,500 £61,250 £47,500
North West median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% - +7.69%

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 1,762 1,279 1,525
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 54.27% 56.57% 52.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1,413 1,128 1,344
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -1.32% +1.33%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £55,000 £53,750
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

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 18 January 2018.

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 18 January 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
Chester -10 34 £40,000 +33.33% 24
Macclesfield -10 25 £40,000 -5.88% 8
Knutsford -28 19 £35,000 -39.13% 3
Wilmslow +21 11 £43,750 +20.69% 3
Sandbach - 10 £47,500 - 1
Crewe +3 9 £38,250 -10.00% 2
Warrington -23 8 £40,000 +8.11% 8
Northwich +5 6 £35,000 +16.67% 4
Runcorn +3 6 £60,000 +50.00% 2
Alderley Edge - 2 £29,500 - 4
PHP
North West

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, IT jobs citing PHP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for PHP.

1 99 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 94 (47.47%) Java
3 89 (44.95%) HTML
4 77 (38.89%) MySQL
5 73 (36.87%) Agile Software Development
6 71 (35.86%) SQL
7 68 (34.34%) Advertising
8 65 (32.83%) CSS
9 60 (30.30%) jQuery
10 47 (23.74%) Web Services
11 44 (22.22%) MVC
11 44 (22.22%) Web Development
12 34 (17.17%) Git (software)
13 32 (16.16%) Finance
13 32 (16.16%) Unix
14 31 (15.66%) Linux
14 31 (15.66%) Python
14 31 (15.66%) REST
15 30 (15.15%) E-Commerce
15 30 (15.15%) HTML5
16 28 (14.14%) Magento
16 28 (14.14%) Software Engineering
16 28 (14.14%) Laravel
17 27 (13.64%) DevOps
18 26 (13.13%) OO
18 26 (13.13%) C#
19 25 (12.63%) Google
19 25 (12.63%) TDD
19 25 (12.63%) Spring
20 24 (12.12%) Banking

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 20 (10.10%) CMS
2 19 (9.60%) WordPress
3 11 (5.56%) Apache
4 8 (4.04%) Drupal
5 5 (2.53%) nginx
6 4 (2.02%) Tomcat
7 3 (1.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (1.01%) IIS
8 2 (1.01%) Joomla!
9 1 (0.51%) ColdFusion
9 1 (0.51%) Confluence
9 1 (0.51%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.51%) JBoss
9 1 (0.51%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.51%) Resin
9 1 (0.51%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.51%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (2.53%) Photoshop
2 3 (1.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.01%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (1.01%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 28 (14.14%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 19 (9.60%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (5.05%) Amazon EC2
3 9 (4.55%) GitHub
4 5 (2.53%) DigitalOcean
4 5 (2.53%) SaaS
5 2 (1.01%) AdWords
5 2 (1.01%) Google Analytics
5 2 (1.01%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.51%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 1 (0.51%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.03%) Internet
2 5 (2.53%) HTTP
3 3 (1.52%) DNS
3 3 (1.52%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.01%) DHCP
4 2 (1.01%) LAN
4 2 (1.01%) PBX
4 2 (1.01%) VLAN
4 2 (1.01%) VPN
4 2 (1.01%) WAN
5 1 (0.51%) Intranet
5 1 (0.51%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (38.89%) MySQL
2 23 (11.62%) SQL Server
3 16 (8.08%) PostgreSQL
4 15 (7.58%) NoSQL
5 13 (6.57%) MongoDB
6 10 (5.05%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 10 (5.05%) Redis
7 7 (3.54%) Relational Database
8 5 (2.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (2.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (1.52%) Big Data
9 3 (1.52%) Oracle Database
9 3 (1.52%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (1.52%) Oracle Database 12c
10 2 (1.01%) DB2
11 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 34 (17.17%) Git (software)
2 12 (6.06%) JIRA
3 10 (5.05%) Jenkins
3 10 (5.05%) PHPUnit
4 8 (4.04%) Gradle
5 7 (3.54%) Subversion
6 6 (3.03%) Maven
7 4 (2.02%) Bitbucket
7 4 (2.02%) Cucumber
7 4 (2.02%) Vagrant
7 4 (2.02%) Visual Studio
8 3 (1.52%) Oracle APEX
8 3 (1.52%) Oracle Forms
8 3 (1.52%) Sonatype Nexus
9 2 (1.01%) Grunt
9 2 (1.01%) gulp
9 2 (1.01%) Jasmine
9 2 (1.01%) LoadRunner
9 2 (1.01%) Selenium
9 2 (1.01%) Xdebug
General
1 68 (34.34%) Advertising
2 32 (16.16%) Finance
3 24 (12.12%) Banking
4 13 (6.57%) Telecoms
5 9 (4.55%) Retail
6 8 (4.04%) Automotive
7 5 (2.53%) Games
8 4 (2.02%) Marketing
8 4 (2.02%) Retail Banking
9 3 (1.52%) Financial Institution
9 3 (1.52%) Multimedia
10 2 (1.01%) Publishing
11 1 (0.51%) Back Office
11 1 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 151 (76.26%) Developer
2 72 (36.36%) PHP Developer
3 18 (9.09%) Java Developer
4 17 (8.59%) Lead Developer
4 17 (8.59%) Software Developer
5 13 (6.57%) Senior Developer
6 10 (5.05%) DevOps Engineer
6 10 (5.05%) Senior PHP Developer
6 10 (5.05%) Technical Leader
7 9 (4.55%) AWS DevOps
7 9 (4.55%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 9 (4.55%) AWS Engineer
7 9 (4.55%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 9 (4.55%) Linux Engineer
7 9 (4.55%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 9 (4.55%) Magento Developer
7 9 (4.55%) Web Developer
8 7 (3.54%) .NET Developer
8 7 (3.54%) JavaScript Developer
9 6 (3.03%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (44.95%) HTML
2 65 (32.83%) CSS
3 60 (30.30%) jQuery
4 47 (23.74%) Web Services
5 31 (15.66%) REST
6 30 (15.15%) HTML5
7 28 (14.14%) Laravel
8 25 (12.63%) Spring
9 23 (11.62%) CSS3
10 22 (11.11%) .NET
10 22 (11.11%) Hibernate
11 20 (10.10%) AngularJS
12 19 (9.60%) SOAP
13 18 (9.09%) LAMP
13 18 (9.09%) XML
14 17 (8.59%) Node.js
15 16 (8.08%) J2EE
16 15 (7.58%) React
17 14 (7.07%) JSON
17 14 (7.07%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.56%) Linux Command Line
2 9 (4.55%) User Experience
3 8 (4.04%) Computer Science
3 8 (4.04%) Greenfield Project
4 6 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.03%) CMDB
4 6 (3.03%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.52%) Video Editing
5 3 (1.52%) Xbox
6 2 (1.01%) Animation
6 2 (1.01%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.01%) Handset
6 2 (1.01%) Mobile Banking
6 2 (1.01%) RIA
6 2 (1.01%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.51%) Biotechnology
7 1 (0.51%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.51%) Marketing Technology
Operating Systems
1 32 (16.16%) Unix
2 31 (15.66%) Linux
3 21 (10.61%) Windows
4 19 (9.60%) Android
4 19 (9.60%) Apple iOS
5 6 (3.03%) Debian
6 4 (2.02%) Mac OS X
7 3 (1.52%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (36.87%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (22.22%) MVC
2 44 (22.22%) Web Development
3 30 (15.15%) E-Commerce
4 28 (14.14%) Software Engineering
5 27 (13.64%) DevOps
6 26 (13.13%) OO
7 25 (12.63%) TDD
8 21 (10.61%) Test Automation
9 20 (10.10%) SDLC
10 19 (9.60%) Scrum
11 15 (7.58%) Microservices
11 15 (7.58%) OOP
12 14 (7.07%) Open Source
13 12 (6.06%) Continuous Integration
13 12 (6.06%) ITIL
14 10 (5.05%) Android Development
14 10 (5.05%) Content Management
14 10 (5.05%) Front End Development
14 10 (5.05%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 99 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 94 (47.47%) Java
3 71 (35.86%) SQL
4 31 (15.66%) Python
5 26 (13.13%) C#
6 14 (7.07%) Ruby
7 9 (4.55%) PHP 5
8 7 (3.54%) C++
9 6 (3.03%) Shell Script
10 5 (2.53%) VB
11 4 (2.02%) PL/SQL
11 4 (2.02%) PowerShell
11 4 (2.02%) VB.NET
12 3 (1.52%) Bash Shell
12 3 (1.52%) C
12 3 (1.52%) Objective-C
12 3 (1.52%) PHP 7
13 2 (1.01%) Apple Swift
13 2 (1.01%) Perl
14 1 (0.51%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (5.56%) Degree
2 9 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
3 8 (4.04%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.51%) CREST Certified
4 1 (0.51%) OSCP
4 1 (0.51%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.51%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (7.58%) Docker
2 8 (4.04%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.01%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 14 (7.07%) Puppet
2 13 (6.57%) Ansible
3 10 (5.05%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (1.52%) Oracle RMAN
4 3 (1.52%) SCCM
5 1 (0.51%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (0.51%) Nagios
5 1 (0.51%) Salt
Vendors
1 25 (12.63%) Google
2 21 (10.61%) Microsoft
3 20 (10.10%) Zend
4 14 (7.07%) Oracle
5 11 (5.56%) Twitter
6 10 (5.05%) SaltStack
7 6 (3.03%) ServiceNow
8 5 (2.53%) New Relic
9 3 (1.52%) Adobe
10 2 (1.01%) Facebook
10 2 (1.01%) VMware
11 1 (0.51%) ATG
11 1 (0.51%) Atlassian
11 1 (0.51%) Salesforce.com