The median annual salary for a PHP Developer was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in Chester during the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP Developer
Cheshire / Chester
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 28 25
Rank change year-on-year 0 -3  
Permanent jobs requiring a PHP Developer 2 4 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 1.45% 2.52% 2.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.52% 2.55% 3.01%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 4
Median salary £32,500 £35,000 £33,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% +3.70%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £28,700 £24,800
10% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £36,750 £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year - +2.94%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Chester. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Chester
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 132 157 166
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 95.65% 98.74% 97.08%
Number of salaries quoted 121 139 118
Median salary £35,000 £36,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.10% +12.30%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

PHP Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Chester that featured PHP Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for PHP Developer in Chester

PHP Developer
Salary Trend in Chester

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

Salary trend for PHP Developer in Chester

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

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, PHP Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Chester region featuring PHP Developer in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) PHP
2 5 (83.33%) HTML
2 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 5 (83.33%) MySQL
3 4 (66.67%) CSS
4 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (50.00%) OO
4 3 (50.00%) MVC
4 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (50.00%) PHP 5
4 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
4 3 (50.00%) Laravel
5 2 (33.33%) Behat
5 2 (33.33%) OO PHP
5 2 (33.33%) Front End Development
5 2 (33.33%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (33.33%) Dependency Injection
5 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
5 2 (33.33%) Unix
5 2 (33.33%) Linux
5 2 (33.33%) SQL
6 1 (16.67%) SOAP
6 1 (16.67%) Subversion
6 1 (16.67%) Web Development
6 1 (16.67%) Selenium
6 1 (16.67%) Zend
6 1 (16.67%) User Experience
6 1 (16.67%) SDET
6 1 (16.67%) RESTful
6 1 (16.67%) Magento

PHP Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) MySQL
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (16.67%) Selenium
2 1 (16.67%) Subversion
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) HTML
2 4 (66.67%) CSS
3 3 (50.00%) Laravel
4 2 (33.33%) Behat
5 1 (16.67%) RESTful
5 1 (16.67%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (16.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
1 2 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) MVC
1 3 (50.00%) OO
2 2 (33.33%) Dependency Injection
2 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 2 (33.33%) Front End Development
2 2 (33.33%) OO PHP
3 1 (16.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) PHP
2 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
3 3 (50.00%) PHP 5
4 2 (33.33%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SDET
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Zend
Chester, Cheshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
ShortList Recruitment Limited
Posted: 8 days ago