The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Chester with a requirement for PHP 5 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited PHP 5 over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP 5
Cheshire / Chester
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 33 -
Rank change year-on-year +5 -  
Permanent jobs citing PHP 5 1 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 0.70% 0.63% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.96% 0.78% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Median salary £30,000 £37,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% -  
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year - +7.69%  

PHP 5 is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Chester with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Chester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 104 129 88
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 73.24% 81.13% 51.16%
Number of salaries quoted 96 116 66
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £20,900
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +2.50%  

PHP 5
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Chester citing PHP 5 as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for PHP 5 in Chester

PHP 5
Salary Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PHP 5 in Chester.

Salary trend for PHP 5 in Chester

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT jobs citing PHP 5 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 Chester region with a requirement for PHP 5.

1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
1 2 (100.00%) OO
1 2 (100.00%) Laravel
2 1 (50.00%) Behat
2 1 (50.00%) OO PHP
2 1 (50.00%) Front End Development
2 1 (50.00%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (50.00%) Zend
2 1 (50.00%) Magento
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Dependency Injection
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) SQL

PHP 5
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 (50.00%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) PHP Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Magento Developer
2 1 (50.00%) PHP Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) Laravel
2 1 (50.00%) Behat
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Dependency Injection
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) Front End Development
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) OO PHP
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Zend