Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 21 23
Rank change year-on-year -6 +2 -5
Permanent jobs citing PHP 59 87 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 6.66% 9.48% 8.72%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.35% 17.61% 16.32%
Number of salaries quoted 53 85 72
Lancashire median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £30,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +5.69% +2.50%
10th Percentile £25,000 £20,100 £22,500
90th Percentile £44,750 £43,750 £38,625
North West median annual salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +2.67% +7.14% +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 Lancashire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Lancashire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 520 494 533
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 58.69% 53.81% 53.41%
Number of salaries quoted 437 445 435
Lancashire median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10th Percentile £25,400 £23,750 £24,000
90th Percentile £48,000 £45,000 £45,000
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

PHP
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

Job postings citing PHP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Lancashire.

Job vacancy trend for PHP in Lancashire

PHP
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

Salary trend for PHP in Lancashire

PHP
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

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

Salary histogram for PHP in Lancashire

PHP
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 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 -13 23 £35,000 +7.69% 2
Burnley +3 9 £35,000 +27.27%
Skelmersdale +1 8 £25,000 -16.67%
Blackburn +6 4 £25,500 -43.33%
Lancaster -14 4 £30,750 -31.67%
Chorley -2 3 £40,000 +14.29%
Blackpool +15 1 £27,250 -25.85%
Rossendale - 1 £40,000 -
PHP
North West

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for PHP.

1 39 (66.10%) HTML
1 39 (66.10%) CSS
2 35 (59.32%) MySQL
3 28 (47.46%) SQL
4 24 (40.68%) JavaScript
5 22 (37.29%) Web Development
6 20 (33.90%) HTML5
6 20 (33.90%) OOP
6 20 (33.90%) OO
7 17 (28.81%) Symfony
8 16 (27.12%) PHP 5
8 16 (27.12%) jQuery
8 16 (27.12%) Linux
9 14 (23.73%) MVC
10 13 (22.03%) E-Commerce
10 13 (22.03%) PHP 7
11 12 (20.34%) Magento
12 11 (18.64%) Marketing
12 11 (18.64%) CSS3
12 11 (18.64%) Laravel
13 10 (16.95%) Ajax
13 10 (16.95%) Agile Software Development
13 10 (16.95%) WordPress
13 10 (16.95%) CakePHP
13 10 (16.95%) Git (software)
14 9 (15.25%) Digital Marketing
15 8 (13.56%) Apache
15 8 (13.56%) Windows
15 8 (13.56%) Creative Marketing
16 7 (11.86%) Computer Science

PHP
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 10 (16.95%) WordPress
2 8 (13.56%) Apache
3 6 (10.17%) nginx
4 3 (5.08%) CMS
5 1 (1.69%) Drupal
5 1 (1.69%) IIS
5 1 (1.69%) JBoss
5 1 (1.69%) Joomla!
Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Adobe After Effects
1 1 (1.69%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (1.69%) Adobe Premiere
1 1 (1.69%) Final Cut Pro
1 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.69%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 12 (20.34%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.69%) Adobe Creative Cloud
1 1 (1.69%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.78%) Firewall
1 4 (6.78%) TCP/IP
2 3 (5.08%) SSH
3 1 (1.69%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (59.32%) MySQL
2 7 (11.86%) SQL Server
3 3 (5.08%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.69%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.69%) Redis
Development Applications
1 10 (16.95%) Git (software)
2 3 (5.08%) Bitbucket
2 3 (5.08%) PhpStorm
2 3 (5.08%) PHPUnit
3 2 (3.39%) GitLab
4 1 (1.69%) git-flow
4 1 (1.69%) gulp
4 1 (1.69%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.69%) Subversion
4 1 (1.69%) Vagrant
4 1 (1.69%) Xcode
General
1 11 (18.64%) Marketing
2 6 (10.17%) Retail
3 4 (6.78%) Games
4 2 (3.39%) Advertising
5 1 (1.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 47 (79.66%) Developer
2 37 (62.71%) PHP Developer
3 12 (20.34%) Web Developer
4 9 (15.25%) Senior Developer
4 9 (15.25%) Senior PHP Developer
5 7 (11.86%) PHP Web Developer
6 4 (6.78%) Analyst
6 4 (6.78%) Development Manager
6 4 (6.78%) HTML CSS Developer
6 4 (6.78%) HTML Developer
6 4 (6.78%) Infrastructure Manager
6 4 (6.78%) IT Development Manager
6 4 (6.78%) IT Infrastructure Manager
6 4 (6.78%) IT Manager
6 4 (6.78%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (6.78%) SOC Analyst
7 3 (5.08%) C# Developer
7 3 (5.08%) E-Commerce Developer
7 3 (5.08%) E-Commerce PHP Developer
7 3 (5.08%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (66.10%) CSS
1 39 (66.10%) HTML
2 20 (33.90%) HTML5
3 17 (28.81%) Symfony
4 16 (27.12%) jQuery
5 11 (18.64%) CSS3
5 11 (18.64%) Laravel
6 10 (16.95%) Ajax
6 10 (16.95%) CakePHP
7 7 (11.86%) .NET
8 6 (10.17%) REST
9 5 (8.47%) Node.js
9 5 (8.47%) XML
10 4 (6.78%) CodeIgniter
10 4 (6.78%) Doctrine
10 4 (6.78%) LAMP
10 4 (6.78%) LESS
10 4 (6.78%) Sass
11 3 (5.08%) ASP.NET Web API
11 3 (5.08%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.86%) Computer Science
1 7 (11.86%) iPad
2 5 (8.47%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.78%) Management Information System
4 3 (5.08%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (3.39%) User Experience
6 1 (1.69%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.69%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.69%) W3C
6 1 (1.69%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 16 (27.12%) Linux
2 8 (13.56%) Windows
3 2 (3.39%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.69%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.69%) CentOS
4 1 (1.69%) Unix
4 1 (1.69%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.69%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.69%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.69%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (37.29%) Web Development
2 20 (33.90%) OO
2 20 (33.90%) OOP
3 14 (23.73%) MVC
4 13 (22.03%) E-Commerce
5 10 (16.95%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (15.25%) Digital Marketing
7 8 (13.56%) Creative Marketing
8 6 (10.17%) Software Engineering
9 5 (8.47%) Coaching
9 5 (8.47%) ERP
10 4 (6.78%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
10 4 (6.78%) Information Security
10 4 (6.78%) OO PHP
10 4 (6.78%) Project Management
10 4 (6.78%) SDLC
10 4 (6.78%) SIEM
10 4 (6.78%) Threat Intelligence
10 4 (6.78%) Use Case
10 4 (6.78%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 28 (47.46%) SQL
2 24 (40.68%) JavaScript
3 16 (27.12%) PHP 5
4 13 (22.03%) PHP 7
5 6 (10.17%) C#
5 6 (10.17%) Java
6 5 (8.47%) Bash Shell
7 4 (6.78%) Perl
7 4 (6.78%) Python
8 1 (1.69%) ES6
8 1 (1.69%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.69%) VB
8 1 (1.69%) VBA
8 1 (1.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (6.78%) Degree
1 4 (6.78%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.78%) Cyber Essentials
1 4 (6.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (3.39%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (6.78%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 4 (6.78%) CheckPoint
1 4 (6.78%) Cisco
1 4 (6.78%) Microsoft
1 4 (6.78%) Palo Alto
1 4 (6.78%) Zend
2 1 (1.69%) Adobe
2 1 (1.69%) Google
2 1 (1.69%) Oracle