Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a PHP Developer was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in Lancashire during the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

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

PHP Developer
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 39 58
Rank change year-on-year -7 +19 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a PHP Developer 37 46 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 4.18% 5.01% 3.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.33% 5.15% 3.87%
Number of salaries quoted 35 45 28
Lancashire median annual salary £32,500 £32,500 £26,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +21.50% -10.83%
10th Percentile £25,000 £19,500 £22,125
90th Percentile £42,500 £37,500 £36,625
North West median annual salary £38,500 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% +2.94% +4.62%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Lancashire
Permanent vacancies in Lancashire with a recognized job title 855 893 930
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.50% 97.28% 93.19%
Number of salaries quoted 685 795 754
Lancashire median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £22,000 £22,750 £21,750
90th Percentile £53,750 £52,000 £46,250
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

PHP Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

Job postings that featured PHP Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Lancashire.

Job vacancy trend for PHP Developer in Lancashire

PHP Developer
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

Salary trend for PHP Developer in Lancashire

PHP Developer
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PHP Developer in Lancashire over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for PHP Developer in Lancashire

PHP Developer
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PHP Developer within the Lancashire region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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
Preston -9 19 £32,500 - 1
Skelmersdale - 5 £25,000 -
Chorley +2 3 £40,000 +23.08%
Lancaster -13 3 £30,750 +2.50%
Blackburn - 3 £25,500 -
Burnley -4 2 £33,250 +20.91%
PHP Developer
North West

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 Lancashire region featuring PHP Developer in the job title.

1 37 (100.00%) PHP
2 31 (83.78%) HTML
2 31 (83.78%) CSS
3 29 (78.38%) MySQL
4 20 (54.05%) SQL
5 17 (45.95%) OOP
6 16 (43.24%) OO
6 16 (43.24%) JavaScript
6 16 (43.24%) HTML5
7 15 (40.54%) Symfony
8 13 (35.14%) jQuery
8 13 (35.14%) Web Development
9 12 (32.43%) PHP 5
10 11 (29.73%) Laravel
11 10 (27.03%) Ajax
11 10 (27.03%) CakePHP
11 10 (27.03%) Linux
11 10 (27.03%) MVC
12 9 (24.32%) Marketing
12 9 (24.32%) WordPress
12 9 (24.32%) PHP 7
13 8 (21.62%) Creative Marketing
13 8 (21.62%) Digital Marketing
13 8 (21.62%) Apache
14 7 (18.92%) Git (software)
15 6 (16.22%) nginx
15 6 (16.22%) CSS3
16 5 (13.51%) Magento
16 5 (13.51%) E-Commerce
17 4 (10.81%) LAMP

PHP Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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 9 (24.32%) WordPress
2 8 (21.62%) Apache
3 6 (16.22%) nginx
4 3 (8.11%) CMS
5 1 (2.70%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 5 (13.51%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.11%) SSH
2 1 (2.70%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (78.38%) MySQL
2 3 (8.11%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (8.11%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.70%) Redis
Development Applications
1 7 (18.92%) Git (software)
2 3 (8.11%) PHPUnit
3 2 (5.41%) Bitbucket
3 2 (5.41%) GitLab
3 2 (5.41%) PhpStorm
4 1 (2.70%) gulp
4 1 (2.70%) Subversion
General
1 9 (24.32%) Marketing
2 1 (2.70%) Advertising
2 1 (2.70%) Games
2 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (83.78%) CSS
1 31 (83.78%) HTML
2 16 (43.24%) HTML5
3 15 (40.54%) Symfony
4 13 (35.14%) jQuery
5 11 (29.73%) Laravel
6 10 (27.03%) Ajax
6 10 (27.03%) CakePHP
7 6 (16.22%) CSS3
8 4 (10.81%) Doctrine
8 4 (10.81%) LAMP
9 3 (8.11%) CodeIgniter
9 3 (8.11%) LEMP Stack
10 2 (5.41%) LESS
10 2 (5.41%) Node.js
10 2 (5.41%) Sass
10 2 (5.41%) XHTML
10 2 (5.41%) XML
11 1 (2.70%) DHTML
11 1 (2.70%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.41%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (2.70%) Digital Media
2 1 (2.70%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (2.70%) User Experience
2 1 (2.70%) W3C
2 1 (2.70%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 10 (27.03%) Linux
2 2 (5.41%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (45.95%) OOP
2 16 (43.24%) OO
3 13 (35.14%) Web Development
4 10 (27.03%) MVC
5 8 (21.62%) Creative Marketing
5 8 (21.62%) Digital Marketing
6 5 (13.51%) E-Commerce
7 4 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (8.11%) OO PHP
9 1 (2.70%) Cross-Browser Development
9 1 (2.70%) Data Protection
9 1 (2.70%) Front End Development
9 1 (2.70%) Kanban
9 1 (2.70%) Prototyping
9 1 (2.70%) Rapid Prototyping
9 1 (2.70%) Software Engineering
9 1 (2.70%) Time Management
9 1 (2.70%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 37 (100.00%) PHP
2 20 (54.05%) SQL
3 16 (43.24%) JavaScript
4 12 (32.43%) PHP 5
5 9 (24.32%) PHP 7
6 2 (5.41%) Java
7 1 (2.70%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (2.70%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (10.81%) Zend
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle