The median annual salary for a PHP Developer was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PHP Developer
England / North West
Rank 62 71 55
Rank change year-on-year +9 -16  
Permanent jobs requiring a PHP Developer 264 200 300
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 4.35% 3.54% 4.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.50% 3.65% 4.73%
Number of salaries quoted 251 167 261
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.69%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
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 the North West. 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
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 5865 5483 6340
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 96.72% 97.06% 96.78%
Number of salaries quoted 4885 4606 5110
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

PHP Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

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 3 months to 23 March 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 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +1 177 £35,000 - 36
Lancashire +23 43 £35,000 +16.66% 13
Merseyside +14 26 £42,500 +21.42% 3
Cheshire -5 17 £37,500 +3.44% 5
PHP Developer
England

PHP Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 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 North West region featuring PHP Developer in the job title.

1 513 (100.00%) PHP
2 355 (69.20%) HTML
2 355 (69.20%) JavaScript
3 336 (65.50%) CSS
4 327 (63.74%) MySQL
5 249 (48.54%) jQuery
6 210 (40.94%) MVC
7 173 (33.72%) Agile Software Development
8 163 (31.77%) OOP
9 155 (30.21%) Git (software)
10 153 (29.82%) OO
11 151 (29.43%) Laravel
12 149 (29.04%) Web Development
13 127 (24.76%) HTML5
14 126 (24.56%) LAMP
15 106 (20.66%) E-Commerce
16 101 (19.69%) WordPress
17 98 (19.10%) Linux
18 89 (17.35%) iPad
19 81 (15.79%) Magento
20 80 (15.59%) OO PHP
21 75 (14.62%) Symfony
22 69 (13.45%) User Experience
23 68 (13.26%) CSS3
24 60 (11.70%) Zend
24 60 (11.70%) AngularJS
25 58 (11.31%) Ajax
26 54 (10.53%) Node.js
27 52 (10.14%) Degree
28 49 (9.55%) Web Services

PHP Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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
1 101 (19.69%) WordPress
2 46 (8.97%) CMS
3 39 (7.60%) Apache
4 25 (4.87%) Drupal
5 9 (1.75%) nginx
6 5 (0.97%) Joomla!
7 4 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.39%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.19%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.19%) Facebook Platform
9 1 (0.19%) IIS
Applications
1 15 (2.92%) Photoshop
2 6 (1.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 6 (1.17%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (0.97%) MS Excel
4 2 (0.39%) MS Office
5 1 (0.19%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 81 (15.79%) Magento
2 6 (1.17%) Payment Gateway
3 5 (0.97%) OpenCart
4 2 (0.39%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 46 (8.97%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (3.12%) GitHub
3 8 (1.56%) Amazon S3
4 5 (0.97%) Sage Pay
5 2 (0.39%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.19%) AdWords
6 1 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.19%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.19%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 27 (5.26%) Internet
2 10 (1.95%) DNS
3 9 (1.75%) SMTP
4 5 (0.97%) HTTP
5 1 (0.19%) Intranet
5 1 (0.19%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 327 (63.74%) MySQL
2 24 (4.68%) SQL Server
3 17 (3.31%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (0.78%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (0.58%) MongoDB
5 3 (0.58%) NoSQL
5 3 (0.58%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.39%) Big Data
6 2 (0.39%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (0.39%) Power BI
6 2 (0.39%) Redis
6 2 (0.39%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.19%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (0.19%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.19%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 155 (30.21%) Git (software)
2 26 (5.07%) Subversion
3 15 (2.92%) Vagrant
4 14 (2.73%) JIRA
5 8 (1.56%) gulp
5 8 (1.56%) Jenkins
5 8 (1.56%) Mercurial
6 6 (1.17%) Bitbucket
6 6 (1.17%) PHPUnit
7 5 (0.97%) Grunt
8 3 (0.58%) Selenium
9 2 (0.39%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.39%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.19%) Bazaar
10 1 (0.19%) git-flow
10 1 (0.19%) PhantomJS
10 1 (0.19%) PhpStorm
General
1 41 (7.99%) Marketing
2 33 (6.43%) Finance
2 33 (6.43%) Retail
3 12 (2.34%) Advertising
4 5 (0.97%) Banking
4 5 (0.97%) Games
4 5 (0.97%) Investment Banking
5 3 (0.58%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.39%) Legal
6 2 (0.39%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.19%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 355 (69.20%) HTML
2 336 (65.50%) CSS
3 249 (48.54%) jQuery
4 151 (29.43%) Laravel
5 127 (24.76%) HTML5
6 126 (24.56%) LAMP
7 75 (14.62%) Symfony
8 68 (13.26%) CSS3
9 60 (11.70%) AngularJS
10 58 (11.31%) Ajax
11 54 (10.53%) Node.js
12 49 (9.55%) Web Services
13 47 (9.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 44 (8.58%) Sass
15 30 (5.85%) XML
16 20 (3.90%) REST
17 19 (3.70%) CakePHP
17 19 (3.70%) CodeIgniter
18 18 (3.51%) JSON
19 17 (3.31%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 89 (17.35%) iPad
2 69 (13.45%) User Experience
3 37 (7.21%) Analytical Skills
4 34 (6.63%) Computer Science
5 19 (3.70%) Mobile App
6 16 (3.12%) Linux Command Line
7 6 (1.17%) Blog
8 5 (0.97%) Hedge funds
9 4 (0.78%) Management Information System
10 3 (0.58%) iPhone
10 3 (0.58%) New Media
11 2 (0.39%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.39%) Social Media
11 2 (0.39%) Social Network
11 2 (0.39%) Virtual Team
11 2 (0.39%) VLE
12 1 (0.19%) Algorithms
12 1 (0.19%) Data Structures
12 1 (0.19%) PlayStation
12 1 (0.19%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 98 (19.10%) Linux
2 29 (5.65%) Windows
3 27 (5.26%) Android
3 27 (5.26%) Apple iOS
4 15 (2.92%) Mac OS X
5 13 (2.53%) Unix
6 7 (1.36%) Ubuntu
7 5 (0.97%) Windows Server
8 4 (0.78%) CentOS
9 2 (0.39%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 210 (40.94%) MVC
2 173 (33.72%) Agile Software Development
3 163 (31.77%) OOP
4 153 (29.82%) OO
5 149 (29.04%) Web Development
6 106 (20.66%) E-Commerce
7 80 (15.59%) OO PHP
8 49 (9.55%) Front End Development
9 38 (7.41%) Software Engineering
9 38 (7.41%) Unit Testing
10 36 (7.02%) TDD
11 32 (6.24%) Web Design
12 31 (6.04%) Web Application Development
13 28 (5.46%) Open Source
14 25 (4.87%) Continuous Integration
15 23 (4.48%) SEO
16 21 (4.09%) SDLC
17 20 (3.90%) Mentoring
17 20 (3.90%) Scrum
18 19 (3.70%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 513 (100.00%) PHP
2 355 (69.20%) JavaScript
3 44 (8.58%) SQL
4 16 (3.12%) PHP 5
5 13 (2.53%) Java
6 7 (1.36%) XQuery
7 5 (0.97%) Bash Shell
7 5 (0.97%) Shell Script
8 4 (0.78%) C
8 4 (0.78%) C#
8 4 (0.78%) Perl
8 4 (0.78%) Python
9 3 (0.58%) Ruby
9 3 (0.58%) TypeScript
10 2 (0.39%) ActionScript
10 2 (0.39%) Erlang
10 2 (0.39%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.19%) C++
Qualifications
1 52 (10.14%) Degree
2 4 (0.78%) MySQL Certification
3 3 (0.58%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.39%) QA
2 1 (0.19%) SDET
System Software
1 7 (1.36%) Varnish
2 2 (0.39%) Docker
2 2 (0.39%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 3 (0.58%) Puppet
2 2 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 60 (11.70%) Zend
2 11 (2.14%) Adobe
3 3 (0.58%) Facebook
3 3 (0.58%) Google
3 3 (0.58%) Oracle
3 3 (0.58%) Xamarin
4 2 (0.39%) Apple
4 2 (0.39%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (0.39%) Twitter
5 1 (0.19%) HP
5 1 (0.19%) New Relic
5 1 (0.19%) PayPal
5 1 (0.19%) Sage
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bury, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Preston, Lancashire
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Salary: 18,000 - 25,000
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Plus benefits and bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 17 hours ago
Preston, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 17 hours ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 17 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Frazer John Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
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Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Training & Progression
Posted: 2 days ago
Lancashire
Calibre Digital Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Calibre Digital Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
WestPoint Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bolton, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Northwich, Cheshire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + bonus and excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Fantastic Training + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion
Salary: £32500 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bury, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £26000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
AMsource Technology
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £25500 - £30000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Talent HR
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + flextime + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
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Liverpool, Merseyside
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
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