The median annual salary for a PHP Developer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 3 months to 27 June 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 74 84 80
Rank change year-on-year +10 -4  
Permanent jobs requiring a PHP Developer 282 176 213
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 4.11% 3.13% 3.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.25% 3.20% 3.49%
Number of salaries quoted 255 150 188
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.28% +7.69%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £42,500
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 6631 5495 6111
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 96.58% 97.78% 96.88%
Number of salaries quoted 5421 4663 4986
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 27 June 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 27 June 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 -4 162 £38,500 +10.00% 25
Merseyside +31 56 £45,000 +40.62% 9
Cheshire -20 32 £40,000 - 7
Lancashire +2 30 £35,000 +14.75% 4
PHP Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 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.

1 550 (100.00%) PHP
2 391 (71.09%) JavaScript
3 385 (70.00%) HTML
4 365 (66.36%) MySQL
4 365 (66.36%) CSS
5 226 (41.09%) MVC
6 224 (40.73%) jQuery
7 186 (33.82%) Agile Software Development
8 175 (31.82%) OO
9 174 (31.64%) OOP
10 165 (30.00%) HTML5
10 165 (30.00%) Laravel
11 151 (27.45%) Git (software)
12 141 (25.64%) E-Commerce
13 139 (25.27%) LAMP
14 135 (24.55%) Linux
15 123 (22.36%) Symfony
16 118 (21.45%) Web Development
17 99 (18.00%) CSS3
18 94 (17.09%) Zend
18 94 (17.09%) OO PHP
19 76 (13.82%) Magento
20 75 (13.64%) WordPress
21 74 (13.45%) SQL
21 74 (13.45%) User Experience
22 71 (12.91%) Web Services
22 71 (12.91%) AngularJS
23 69 (12.55%) iPad
24 65 (11.82%) TDD
25 63 (11.45%) Ajax

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 (13.64%) WordPress
2 59 (10.73%) Apache
3 46 (8.36%) CMS
4 29 (5.27%) Drupal
5 17 (3.09%) nginx
6 10 (1.82%) Joomla!
7 4 (0.73%) Apache Solr
8 3 (0.55%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (0.55%) ExpressionEngine
9 2 (0.36%) Kentico
9 2 (0.36%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.36%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (0.36%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.18%) JBoss
Applications
1 9 (1.64%) Photoshop
2 6 (1.09%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 76 (13.82%) Magento
2 5 (0.91%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.36%) nopCommerce
4 1 (0.18%) OpenCart
4 1 (0.18%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 62 (11.27%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (2.91%) GitHub
3 12 (2.18%) Amazon S3
4 6 (1.09%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (1.09%) AWS Lambda
4 6 (1.09%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (0.91%) Amazon SQS
6 4 (0.73%) SaaS
7 2 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.36%) Google App Engine
7 2 (0.36%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.18%) Sage Pay
8 1 (0.18%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 23 (4.18%) Internet
2 14 (2.55%) HTTP
3 6 (1.09%) DNS
3 6 (1.09%) SMTP
4 3 (0.55%) Intranet
5 1 (0.18%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 365 (66.36%) MySQL
2 16 (2.91%) PostgreSQL
3 14 (2.55%) SQL Server
4 13 (2.36%) NoSQL
5 11 (2.00%) Relational Database
6 10 (1.82%) Big Data
7 8 (1.45%) MariaDB
8 5 (0.91%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 5 (0.91%) Amazon RDS
9 4 (0.73%) Redis
10 1 (0.18%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.18%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.18%) Power BI
10 1 (0.18%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 151 (27.45%) Git (software)
2 33 (6.00%) Subversion
3 20 (3.64%) Jenkins
4 16 (2.91%) Vagrant
5 15 (2.73%) JIRA
5 15 (2.73%) Selenium
6 14 (2.55%) Selenium IDE
6 14 (2.55%) WebDriver
7 13 (2.36%) Eclipse
7 13 (2.36%) PHPUnit
8 11 (2.00%) Bitbucket
9 6 (1.09%) PhpStorm
9 6 (1.09%) Xcode
10 5 (0.91%) Grunt
10 5 (0.91%) IntelliJ
11 4 (0.73%) Mercurial
12 3 (0.55%) Codeception
12 3 (0.55%) gulp
13 2 (0.36%) Bower
14 1 (0.18%) PhantomJS
General
1 47 (8.55%) Finance
2 46 (8.36%) Retail
3 31 (5.64%) Marketing
4 19 (3.45%) Banking
5 9 (1.64%) Legal
6 7 (1.27%) Back Office
7 5 (0.91%) Advertising
7 5 (0.91%) Investment Banking
7 5 (0.91%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.18%) Games
9 1 (0.18%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 385 (70.00%) HTML
2 365 (66.36%) CSS
3 224 (40.73%) jQuery
4 165 (30.00%) HTML5
4 165 (30.00%) Laravel
5 139 (25.27%) LAMP
6 123 (22.36%) Symfony
7 99 (18.00%) CSS3
8 71 (12.91%) AngularJS
8 71 (12.91%) Web Services
9 63 (11.45%) Ajax
10 62 (11.27%) Node.js
11 50 (9.09%) REST
12 47 (8.55%) Sass
13 42 (7.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 42 (7.64%) XML
14 41 (7.45%) CakePHP
15 35 (6.36%) React
16 31 (5.64%) SOAP
17 30 (5.45%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 74 (13.45%) User Experience
2 69 (12.55%) iPad
3 25 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (4.55%) Computer Science
4 22 (4.00%) Linux Command Line
5 20 (3.64%) Mobile App
6 11 (2.00%) Greenfield Project
7 10 (1.82%) Blog
7 10 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (0.91%) Hedge funds
9 4 (0.73%) Management Information System
10 3 (0.55%) Data Structures
10 3 (0.55%) Fintech
11 2 (0.36%) Clustering
11 2 (0.36%) Digital Signage
11 2 (0.36%) Social Media
12 1 (0.18%) Digital Media
12 1 (0.18%) iPhone
12 1 (0.18%) Replication
12 1 (0.18%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 135 (24.55%) Linux
2 31 (5.64%) Apple iOS
3 30 (5.45%) Android
3 30 (5.45%) Windows
4 20 (3.64%) Unix
5 15 (2.73%) Mac OS X
6 6 (1.09%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.18%) CentOS
7 1 (0.18%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 226 (41.09%) MVC
2 186 (33.82%) Agile Software Development
3 175 (31.82%) OO
4 174 (31.64%) OOP
5 141 (25.64%) E-Commerce
6 118 (21.45%) Web Development
7 94 (17.09%) OO PHP
8 65 (11.82%) TDD
9 46 (8.36%) Front End Development
10 40 (7.27%) Software Engineering
11 37 (6.73%) DevOps
12 33 (6.00%) Microservices
12 33 (6.00%) Web Application Development
13 29 (5.27%) Continuous Integration
13 29 (5.27%) Open Source
13 29 (5.27%) Test Automation
14 25 (4.55%) API Development
14 25 (4.55%) Mentoring
15 23 (4.18%) Unit Testing
16 21 (3.82%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 550 (100.00%) PHP
2 391 (71.09%) JavaScript
3 74 (13.45%) SQL
4 23 (4.18%) PHP 5
5 11 (2.00%) ES6
6 10 (1.82%) PHP 7
7 8 (1.45%) Java
8 7 (1.27%) T-SQL
9 5 (0.91%) C#
9 5 (0.91%) TypeScript
9 5 (0.91%) XQuery
10 3 (0.55%) ActionScript
10 3 (0.55%) Python
10 3 (0.55%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.36%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.36%) Erlang
12 1 (0.18%) C++
12 1 (0.18%) Perl
Qualifications
1 39 (7.09%) Degree
2 17 (3.09%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (0.73%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (0.55%) QA
2 2 (0.36%) GCP
System Software
1 10 (1.82%) Docker
2 3 (0.55%) Varnish
3 1 (0.18%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 14 (2.55%) Puppet
2 3 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.36%) Capistrano
3 2 (0.36%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 94 (17.09%) Zend
2 12 (2.18%) Google
3 9 (1.64%) Adobe
4 8 (1.45%) Facebook
4 8 (1.45%) Twitter
5 6 (1.09%) Oracle
6 2 (0.36%) Percona
6 2 (0.36%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (0.36%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.18%) Apple
7 1 (0.18%) BT
7 1 (0.18%) HP
7 1 (0.18%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.18%) PayPal
7 1 (0.18%) Perforce
7 1 (0.18%) Sage
Manchester, Lancashire
ISL
Posted: 8 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Service Care Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £28,000 to £36,000 per annum DOE + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
onezeero.
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Southport, Lancashire
X4 Group
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
Pearson Frank
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £36000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Myles Roberts
Salary: £32000 - £37000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Southport, Merseyside
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 50k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Stockport
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + flextime + bens
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Posted: 6 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
X4 Group
Salary: £25k - 35k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
UKFast
Salary: From £24,000 to £35,000 per annum depending on experience.
Posted: 14 days ago
Liverpool
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Innovative Technology Limited
Salary: Highly competitive and negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago