Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a PHP Developer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 18 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
England > North West
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 67 69 97
Rank change year-on-year +2 +28 -29
Permanent jobs requiring a PHP Developer 580 485 392
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 4.41% 3.89% 3.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.57% 4.01% 3.11%
Number of salaries quoted 533 452 366
North West median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £33,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% +3.70% +3.85%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £43,750
England median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West. 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
North West
Permanent vacancies in the North West with a recognized job title 12704 12096 12623
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.59% 97.06% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 10170 10182 10477
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

PHP Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for PHP Developer in the North West

PHP Developer
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for PHP Developer in the North West

PHP Developer
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PHP Developer in the North West over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for PHP Developer in the North West

PHP Developer
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PHP Developer within the North West region over the 6 months to 18 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
Manchester +2 369 £40,000 +14.29% 21
Merseyside +65 101 £45,000 +16.88% 2
Cheshire -43 69 £37,500 -3.23% 6
Lancashire -7 37 £32,500 +4.00% 2
PHP Developer
England

PHP Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 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 North West region featuring PHP Developer in the job title.

1 580 (100.00%) PHP
2 385 (66.38%) MySQL
3 341 (58.79%) HTML
4 338 (58.28%) JavaScript
5 333 (57.41%) CSS
6 247 (42.59%) MVC
7 232 (40.00%) jQuery
8 225 (38.79%) Laravel
9 195 (33.62%) Agile Software Development
10 180 (31.03%) OOP
11 160 (27.59%) OO
12 154 (26.55%) Zend
13 147 (25.34%) Git (software)
14 145 (25.00%) Symfony
15 141 (24.31%) HTML5
16 137 (23.62%) E-Commerce
17 114 (19.66%) Linux
18 110 (18.97%) Web Development
19 109 (18.79%) SQL
20 99 (17.07%) Retail
21 86 (14.83%) Web Services
21 86 (14.83%) CSS3
22 83 (14.31%) Amazon AWS
23 79 (13.62%) Magento
24 78 (13.45%) OO PHP
25 75 (12.93%) WordPress
26 74 (12.76%) TDD
27 71 (12.24%) Software Engineering
28 70 (12.07%) LAMP
29 69 (11.90%) Apache

PHP Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 75 (12.93%) WordPress
2 69 (11.90%) Apache
3 57 (9.83%) CMS
4 32 (5.52%) Drupal
5 15 (2.59%) Apache Solr
6 14 (2.41%) Elasticsearch
6 14 (2.41%) Joomla!
7 13 (2.24%) nginx
8 6 (1.03%) Confluence
9 3 (0.52%) concrete5
10 2 (0.34%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.17%) ExpressionEngine
11 1 (0.17%) JBoss
Applications
1 8 (1.38%) Photoshop
2 6 (1.03%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (0.69%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 79 (13.62%) Magento
2 3 (0.52%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 83 (14.31%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (5.86%) GitHub
3 25 (4.31%) Microsoft Azure
4 14 (2.41%) AWS Lambda
4 14 (2.41%) Google App Engine
4 14 (2.41%) Google Cloud Platform
4 14 (2.41%) Serverless
5 13 (2.24%) Amazon SQS
6 12 (2.07%) Amazon EC2
6 12 (2.07%) Amazon S3
7 8 (1.38%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.52%) npm
8 3 (0.52%) SaaS
9 2 (0.34%) AdWords
9 2 (0.34%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 1 (0.17%) Firebase
10 1 (0.17%) Sage Pay
10 1 (0.17%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.03%) HTTP
2 5 (0.86%) Internet
3 3 (0.52%) Intranet
3 3 (0.52%) SSH
4 1 (0.17%) SMS
4 1 (0.17%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 385 (66.38%) MySQL
2 26 (4.48%) NoSQL
3 14 (2.41%) Relational Database
4 13 (2.24%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 12 (2.07%) Amazon RDS
6 7 (1.21%) MariaDB
6 7 (1.21%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (1.03%) SQL Server
8 5 (0.86%) Big Data
8 5 (0.86%) phpMyAdmin
9 4 (0.69%) Redis
10 3 (0.52%) MongoDB
11 2 (0.34%) SQLite
12 1 (0.17%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 147 (25.34%) Git (software)
2 42 (7.24%) Selenium
3 41 (7.07%) Subversion
4 39 (6.72%) PHPUnit
5 35 (6.03%) Selenium IDE
5 35 (6.03%) WebDriver
6 32 (5.52%) Vagrant
7 22 (3.79%) Bitbucket
7 22 (3.79%) Jenkins
8 15 (2.59%) Codeception
8 15 (2.59%) JIRA
9 9 (1.55%) Grunt
10 8 (1.38%) gulp
11 7 (1.21%) Xdebug
12 5 (0.86%) PhpStorm
13 4 (0.69%) Visual Studio
14 3 (0.52%) Bower
14 3 (0.52%) Mercurial
15 2 (0.34%) GitLab
16 1 (0.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 99 (17.07%) Retail
2 67 (11.55%) Finance
3 35 (6.03%) Banking
4 31 (5.34%) Advertising
5 27 (4.66%) Marketing
6 13 (2.24%) Telecoms
7 12 (2.07%) Automotive
8 11 (1.90%) Legal
9 6 (1.03%) Back Office
9 6 (1.03%) Games
10 3 (0.52%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.17%) Law
11 1 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.17%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 341 (58.79%) HTML
2 333 (57.41%) CSS
3 232 (40.00%) jQuery
4 225 (38.79%) Laravel
5 145 (25.00%) Symfony
6 141 (24.31%) HTML5
7 86 (14.83%) CSS3
7 86 (14.83%) Web Services
8 70 (12.07%) LAMP
9 67 (11.55%) CakePHP
10 66 (11.38%) AngularJS
11 65 (11.21%) REST
12 61 (10.52%) Node.js
13 52 (8.97%) Sass
14 51 (8.79%) XML
15 49 (8.45%) SOAP
16 39 (6.72%) RESTful
17 37 (6.38%) JSON
18 36 (6.21%) Ajax
18 36 (6.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 30 (5.17%) iPad
2 24 (4.14%) Greenfield Project
3 22 (3.79%) User Experience
4 18 (3.10%) Computer Science
5 14 (2.41%) Mobile App
6 11 (1.90%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
8 8 (1.38%) Blog
9 7 (1.21%) Data Structures
9 7 (1.21%) Replication
10 6 (1.03%) Linux Command Line
11 4 (0.69%) Algorithms
11 4 (0.69%) Animation
11 4 (0.69%) Cyber Attack
11 4 (0.69%) Fintech
12 3 (0.52%) Social Media
12 3 (0.52%) Video Editing
13 2 (0.34%) Digital Media
13 2 (0.34%) Graphic Design
13 2 (0.34%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 114 (19.66%) Linux
2 30 (5.17%) Unix
3 12 (2.07%) Android
3 12 (2.07%) Apple iOS
3 12 (2.07%) Ubuntu
4 8 (1.38%) Windows
5 7 (1.21%) Debian
6 2 (0.34%) CentOS
7 1 (0.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 247 (42.59%) MVC
2 195 (33.62%) Agile Software Development
3 180 (31.03%) OOP
4 160 (27.59%) OO
5 137 (23.62%) E-Commerce
6 110 (18.97%) Web Development
7 78 (13.45%) OO PHP
8 74 (12.76%) TDD
9 71 (12.24%) Software Engineering
10 57 (9.83%) DevOps
11 39 (6.72%) API Development
12 35 (6.03%) Functional Testing
13 31 (5.34%) Mentoring
14 27 (4.66%) Continuous Integration
14 27 (4.66%) Project Management
14 27 (4.66%) Scrum
15 26 (4.48%) Front End Development
15 26 (4.48%) Re-Platforming
16 24 (4.14%) Migration
17 23 (3.97%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 580 (100.00%) PHP
2 338 (58.28%) JavaScript
3 109 (18.79%) SQL
4 33 (5.69%) Java
5 32 (5.52%) PHP 7
6 30 (5.17%) T-SQL
7 29 (5.00%) PHP 5
8 8 (1.38%) C#
9 6 (1.03%) C
10 5 (0.86%) Perl
10 5 (0.86%) Python
11 3 (0.52%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.34%) C++
12 2 (0.34%) ES6
12 2 (0.34%) Ruby
12 2 (0.34%) TypeScript
12 2 (0.34%) XQuery
13 1 (0.17%) Go
13 1 (0.17%) GraphQL
Qualifications
1 24 (4.14%) Degree
2 9 (1.55%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (0.52%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.21%) GCP
2 2 (0.34%) QA
System Software
1 31 (5.34%) Docker
2 1 (0.17%) Firmware
2 1 (0.17%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 21 (3.62%) Puppet
2 14 (2.41%) Capistrano
2 14 (2.41%) Kubernetes
3 2 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.17%) Ansible
4 1 (0.17%) Salt
Vendors
1 154 (26.55%) Zend
2 31 (5.34%) Oracle
3 24 (4.14%) Google
4 8 (1.38%) Percona
4 8 (1.38%) Twitter
5 6 (1.03%) Adobe
6 4 (0.69%) Capita
6 4 (0.69%) Facebook
6 4 (0.69%) Microsoft
7 2 (0.34%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.17%) Perforce
8 1 (0.17%) Sony