Period
to 17 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 17 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
England > North West
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 40 23 26
Rank change year-on-year -17 +3 +5
Permanent jobs citing PHP 677 1,130 961
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 5.82% 8.55% 7.70%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.96% 15.35% 13.73%
Number of salaries quoted 545 995 887
North West median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.90% +2.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,250 £24,000
90th Percentile £58,550 £55,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £43,041 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.60% - -

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 the North West with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 6,178 7,360 6,999
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 53.08% 55.66% 56.10%
Number of salaries quoted 5,175 6,153 6,075
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £58,750
England median annual salary £52,225 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.45% +5.26% +5.56%

PHP
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing PHP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for PHP in the North West

PHP
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for PHP in the North West

PHP
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PHP in the North West over the 6 months to 17 November 2018.

Salary histogram for PHP in the North West

PHP
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 within the North West region over the 6 months to 17 November 2018. 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 -20 454 £40,000 +3.90% 198
Cheshire +13 158 £42,500 +6.25% 38
Merseyside -37 32 £33,000 -26.67% 23
Lancashire -8 31 £35,000 - 17
Cumbria - 1 - - 1
PHP
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 2018, IT jobs citing PHP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the North West region with a requirement for PHP.

1 416 (61.45%) JavaScript
2 344 (50.81%) MySQL
3 340 (50.22%) HTML
4 326 (48.15%) CSS
5 217 (32.05%) Java
6 214 (31.61%) Agile Software Development
7 182 (26.88%) Laravel
8 180 (26.59%) MVC
9 166 (24.52%) jQuery
10 155 (22.90%) OO
11 150 (22.16%) Git (software)
12 130 (19.20%) Linux
13 129 (19.05%) SQL
14 126 (18.61%) Web Development
15 115 (16.99%) AngularJS
16 114 (16.84%) React
17 105 (15.51%) HTML5
18 104 (15.36%) Advertising
19 97 (14.33%) Node.js
20 89 (13.15%) E-Commerce
21 85 (12.56%) Software Engineering
22 83 (12.26%) OO PHP
23 80 (11.82%) Test Automation
24 78 (11.52%) Symfony
24 78 (11.52%) Python
25 73 (10.78%) OOP
25 73 (10.78%) LAMP
25 73 (10.78%) CSS3
26 72 (10.64%) C#
27 71 (10.49%) TDD

PHP
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 54 (7.98%) WordPress
2 41 (6.06%) Apache
3 28 (4.14%) CMS
4 23 (3.40%) Drupal
5 16 (2.36%) nginx
6 14 (2.07%) Tomcat
7 7 (1.03%) Apache Pig
7 7 (1.03%) IBM Domino
7 7 (1.03%) IIS
8 5 (0.74%) CloudStack
8 5 (0.74%) OpenStack
8 5 (0.74%) Umbraco
9 3 (0.44%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.30%) Confluence
10 2 (0.30%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.15%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.15%) ColdFusion
11 1 (0.15%) NServiceBus
11 1 (0.15%) OpenEdge
11 1 (0.15%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 30 (4.43%) Photoshop
2 15 (2.22%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (0.59%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.30%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (0.15%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.15%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 48 (7.09%) Magento
2 5 (0.74%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (0.44%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.15%) osCommerce
5 1 (0.15%) Shopify
5 1 (0.15%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 61 (9.01%) Amazon AWS
2 51 (7.53%) GitHub
3 13 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (1.62%) SaaS
5 8 (1.18%) DigitalOcean
5 8 (1.18%) Google Cloud Platform
6 6 (0.89%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 3 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.44%) Twilio
8 2 (0.30%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.30%) npm
9 1 (0.15%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.15%) Cloudflare
9 1 (0.15%) G Suite
9 1 (0.15%) Office 365
9 1 (0.15%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.15%) Sage Pay
9 1 (0.15%) Salesforce Service Cloud
9 1 (0.15%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 29 (4.28%) HTTP
2 15 (2.22%) Firewall
3 11 (1.62%) SSL
4 10 (1.48%) TCP/IP
5 7 (1.03%) AMQP
5 7 (1.03%) Asterisk PBX
6 6 (0.89%) DNS
7 5 (0.74%) Skype
7 5 (0.74%) VoIP
8 4 (0.59%) Broadband
8 4 (0.59%) Internet
8 4 (0.59%) SAN
9 3 (0.44%) DHCP
9 3 (0.44%) Intranet
9 3 (0.44%) OpenVPN
9 3 (0.44%) SSH
9 3 (0.44%) VPN
10 2 (0.30%) Intrusion Detection
10 2 (0.30%) MRTG
10 2 (0.30%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 344 (50.81%) MySQL
2 61 (9.01%) SQL Server
3 34 (5.02%) PostgreSQL
4 33 (4.87%) NoSQL
5 31 (4.58%) Relational Database
6 29 (4.28%) MongoDB
7 27 (3.99%) MariaDB
8 15 (2.22%) Big Data
9 10 (1.48%) Data Warehouse
10 8 (1.18%) RDBMS
10 8 (1.18%) Redis
11 7 (1.03%) Apache Hive
11 7 (1.03%) Hadoop
12 6 (0.89%) Oracle Database
12 6 (0.89%) Oracle Database 11g
13 2 (0.30%) Amazon Aurora
13 2 (0.30%) GIS
13 2 (0.30%) SQL Server 2014
14 1 (0.15%) Power BI
14 1 (0.15%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 150 (22.16%) Git (software)
2 46 (6.79%) Subversion
3 43 (6.35%) PHPUnit
4 36 (5.32%) Selenium
5 25 (3.69%) JIRA
6 22 (3.25%) Visual Studio
7 19 (2.81%) Jenkins
8 17 (2.51%) Grunt
8 17 (2.51%) Maven
9 16 (2.36%) Gradle
9 16 (2.36%) gulp
10 14 (2.07%) git-flow
10 14 (2.07%) Xcode
11 12 (1.77%) webpack
12 11 (1.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 11 (1.62%) JUnit
13 10 (1.48%) Bitbucket
14 8 (1.18%) Gatling
14 8 (1.18%) Spock
14 8 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 104 (15.36%) Advertising
2 52 (7.68%) Finance
3 43 (6.35%) Retail
4 26 (3.84%) Banking
4 26 (3.84%) Marketing
5 20 (2.95%) Games
6 13 (1.92%) Telecoms
7 12 (1.77%) Legal
8 9 (1.33%) Automotive
9 8 (1.18%) Manufacturing
10 5 (0.74%) Multimedia
11 4 (0.59%) Law
12 3 (0.44%) Electronics
12 3 (0.44%) Music Industry
13 2 (0.30%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.30%) Investment Banking
14 1 (0.15%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 515 (76.07%) Developer
2 310 (45.79%) PHP Developer
3 66 (9.75%) Senior Developer
4 50 (7.39%) Web Developer
5 46 (6.79%) Software Engineer
6 39 (5.76%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 38 (5.61%) Junior
8 37 (5.47%) Software Developer
9 36 (5.32%) Junior Developer
10 35 (5.17%) Backend Developer
11 33 (4.87%) Senior PHP Developer
12 29 (4.28%) Full Stack Developer
13 26 (3.84%) JavaScript Developer
14 25 (3.69%) PHP Web Developer
15 24 (3.55%) Java Engineer
16 23 (3.40%) Junior PHP Developer
17 22 (3.25%) Java Software Engineer
18 21 (3.10%) Java Developer
19 18 (2.66%) HTML Developer
20 17 (2.51%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 340 (50.22%) HTML
2 326 (48.15%) CSS
3 182 (26.88%) Laravel
4 166 (24.52%) jQuery
5 115 (16.99%) AngularJS
6 114 (16.84%) React
7 105 (15.51%) HTML5
8 97 (14.33%) Node.js
9 78 (11.52%) Symfony
10 73 (10.78%) CSS3
10 73 (10.78%) LAMP
11 71 (10.49%) REST
12 70 (10.34%) Ajax
13 68 (10.04%) Web Services
14 64 (9.45%) Spring
15 56 (8.27%) .NET
16 55 (8.12%) XML
17 51 (7.53%) JSON
17 51 (7.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 40 (5.91%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 58 (8.57%) Computer Science
2 49 (7.24%) Analytical Skills
3 41 (6.06%) Greenfield Project
4 36 (5.32%) User Experience
5 23 (3.40%) Mobile App
6 21 (3.10%) Linux Command Line
7 18 (2.66%) Fintech
8 14 (2.07%) Self-Motivation
9 11 (1.62%) Blog
10 10 (1.48%) Algorithms
11 9 (1.33%) Data Structures
12 7 (1.03%) Online Banking
13 6 (0.89%) Mainframe
13 6 (0.89%) PMI
14 5 (0.74%) CCTV
14 5 (0.74%) Management Information System
14 5 (0.74%) Xbox
15 4 (0.59%) Clustering
15 4 (0.59%) Replication
16 3 (0.44%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 130 (19.20%) Linux
2 43 (6.35%) Unix
3 39 (5.76%) Android
4 33 (4.87%) Apple iOS
5 30 (4.43%) Windows
6 12 (1.77%) Windows Server
7 7 (1.03%) Mac OS X
8 6 (0.89%) CentOS
9 5 (0.74%) FreeBSD
9 5 (0.74%) OpenBSD
9 5 (0.74%) Solaris
9 5 (0.74%) Ubuntu
10 4 (0.59%) Debian
10 4 (0.59%) Embedded Linux
11 2 (0.30%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 214 (31.61%) Agile Software Development
2 180 (26.59%) MVC
3 155 (22.90%) OO
4 126 (18.61%) Web Development
5 89 (13.15%) E-Commerce
6 85 (12.56%) Software Engineering
7 83 (12.26%) OO PHP
8 80 (11.82%) Test Automation
9 73 (10.78%) OOP
10 71 (10.49%) TDD
11 69 (10.19%) Scrum
12 61 (9.01%) Front End Development
13 59 (8.71%) Problem-Solving
14 55 (8.12%) Mentoring
15 53 (7.83%) DevOps
16 52 (7.68%) Continuous Integration
17 43 (6.35%) BDD
18 34 (5.02%) Collaborative Working
19 32 (4.73%) Open Source
20 30 (4.43%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 416 (61.45%) JavaScript
2 217 (32.05%) Java
3 129 (19.05%) SQL
4 78 (11.52%) Python
5 72 (10.64%) C#
6 43 (6.35%) Perl
7 31 (4.58%) Java 8
8 30 (4.43%) C++
9 24 (3.55%) Objective-C
10 21 (3.10%) Bash Shell
11 16 (2.36%) C
11 16 (2.36%) ES6
12 15 (2.22%) PHP 5
13 12 (1.77%) Ruby
14 10 (1.48%) PHP 7
15 9 (1.33%) Go
15 9 (1.33%) PL/SQL
16 7 (1.03%) PowerShell
17 6 (0.89%) R
17 6 (0.89%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 57 (8.42%) Degree
2 41 (6.06%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (1.48%) CISSP
4 8 (1.18%) CCNA
4 8 (1.18%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (1.18%) ISTQB
4 8 (1.18%) Security Cleared
5 7 (1.03%) CompTIA Security+
5 7 (1.03%) DV Cleared
5 7 (1.03%) GIAC
5 7 (1.03%) Linux+ Certification
5 7 (1.03%) MCSE
5 7 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (1.03%) Network+ Certification
5 7 (1.03%) SANS
5 7 (1.03%) SSCP
6 6 (0.89%) PMI Certification
7 4 (0.59%) DBS Check
8 3 (0.44%) ISEB
8 3 (0.44%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (2.51%) QA
2 12 (1.77%) GDPR
3 4 (0.59%) WCAG
4 3 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.44%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.30%) Web Application Security Consortium
6 1 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 40 (5.91%) Docker
2 8 (1.18%) Active Directory
3 7 (1.03%) vSphere
4 5 (0.74%) KVM
4 5 (0.74%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (0.74%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (0.59%) Ceph
5 4 (0.59%) Corosync
5 4 (0.59%) DRBD
5 4 (0.59%) Firmware
5 4 (0.59%) iptables
6 1 (0.15%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 20 (2.95%) Puppet
2 15 (2.22%) Ansible
3 12 (1.77%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (1.48%) Terraform
5 7 (1.03%) Cacti
5 7 (1.03%) Nagios
5 7 (1.03%) Salt
6 6 (0.89%) HP Quality Center
7 5 (0.74%) cPanel
7 5 (0.74%) Kubernetes
7 5 (0.74%) Munin
8 4 (0.59%) Pacemaker
9 3 (0.44%) SCCM
10 2 (0.30%) OpenNMS
10 2 (0.30%) RANCID
10 2 (0.30%) SCOM
11 1 (0.15%) FortiGate
11 1 (0.15%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 65 (9.60%) Zend
2 33 (4.87%) Microsoft
3 27 (3.99%) Oracle
4 22 (3.25%) Adobe
5 18 (2.66%) New Relic
6 15 (2.22%) Cisco
7 13 (1.92%) Google
8 10 (1.48%) VMware
9 7 (1.03%) HP
9 7 (1.03%) Juniper
10 6 (0.89%) Brocade
10 6 (0.89%) Ericsson
10 6 (0.89%) Foundry
10 6 (0.89%) Red Hat
10 6 (0.89%) Twitter
11 5 (0.74%) Facebook
11 5 (0.74%) Percona
11 5 (0.74%) SolarWinds
12 4 (0.59%) Redback
12 4 (0.59%) Sony