Period
to 15 February 2019

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 15 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
England > North West
6 months to
15 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 41 23 25
Rank change year-on-year -18 +2 +6
Permanent jobs citing PHP 617 1,138 1,030
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 5.96% 8.86% 8.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.33% 15.54% 14.36%
Number of salaries quoted 519 933 951
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +14.29% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,100 £24,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £56,250 £60,000
England median annual salary £43,750 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% -

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 5,445 7,324 7,174
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 52.62% 57.05% 58.01%
Number of salaries quoted 4,567 6,079 6,226
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £61,250 £60,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +3.26%

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 15 February 2019.

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 15 February 2019. 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 -18 433 £40,000 - 171
Cheshire 0 117 £42,500 +6.25% 41
Merseyside -20 40 £38,000 +1.33% 28
Lancashire -18 24 £32,500 - 27
PHP
England

For the 6 months to 15 February 2019, 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.

1 362 (58.67%) JavaScript
2 295 (47.81%) MySQL
3 276 (44.73%) HTML
4 272 (44.08%) CSS
5 183 (29.66%) Agile Software Development
6 158 (25.61%) MVC
7 146 (23.66%) Laravel
8 143 (23.18%) Java
9 134 (21.72%) jQuery
10 126 (20.42%) Git (software)
11 125 (20.26%) OO
12 124 (20.10%) AngularJS
13 115 (18.64%) React
14 113 (18.31%) Node.js
15 109 (17.67%) Linux
16 99 (16.05%) SQL
17 96 (15.56%) HTML5
18 90 (14.59%) E-Commerce
19 89 (14.42%) Software Engineering
20 88 (14.26%) Web Development
21 84 (13.61%) DevOps
22 82 (13.29%) TDD
23 81 (13.13%) Python
24 76 (12.32%) Amazon AWS
25 72 (11.67%) OOP
25 72 (11.67%) Spring
26 66 (10.70%) CSS3
27 63 (10.21%) Front End Development
28 62 (10.05%) OO PHP
28 62 (10.05%) Symfony

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 (8.75%) WordPress
2 46 (7.46%) Apache
3 37 (6.00%) CMS
4 29 (4.70%) Drupal
5 17 (2.76%) nginx
6 12 (1.94%) Tomcat
7 6 (0.97%) IIS
8 5 (0.81%) Umbraco
9 4 (0.65%) Confluence
9 4 (0.65%) IBM Domino
10 2 (0.32%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.32%) MS Exchange
10 2 (0.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.16%) Apache Airflow
11 1 (0.16%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.16%) CloudStack
11 1 (0.16%) Content Management Server
11 1 (0.16%) GroupWise
11 1 (0.16%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.16%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 18 (2.92%) Photoshop
2 5 (0.81%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (0.32%) Chatbot
3 2 (0.32%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.16%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 62 (10.05%) Magento
2 11 (1.78%) Payment Gateway
3 10 (1.62%) osCommerce
4 2 (0.32%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.16%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
5 1 (0.16%) Shopify
5 1 (0.16%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 76 (12.32%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (5.83%) GitHub
3 24 (3.89%) Amazon EC2
3 24 (3.89%) Microsoft Azure
4 21 (3.40%) Amazon S3
4 21 (3.40%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 19 (3.08%) AWS Lambda
5 19 (3.08%) Serverless
6 16 (2.59%) Google Cloud Platform
7 14 (2.27%) CloudFront
8 13 (2.11%) Amazon SQS
9 11 (1.78%) Datadog
9 11 (1.78%) Route 53
10 10 (1.62%) SaaS
11 4 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
12 2 (0.32%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 2 (0.32%) Google Analytics
12 2 (0.32%) Google Play
12 2 (0.32%) Office 365
13 1 (0.16%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 22 (3.57%) HTTP
2 8 (1.30%) DNS
3 4 (0.65%) SSL
4 3 (0.49%) AMQP
4 3 (0.49%) FTP
4 3 (0.49%) Skype
4 3 (0.49%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.32%) Asterisk PBX
5 2 (0.32%) Broadband
5 2 (0.32%) Firewall
5 2 (0.32%) Intranet
5 2 (0.32%) SSH
5 2 (0.32%) VoIP
5 2 (0.32%) VPN
6 1 (0.16%) DHCP
6 1 (0.16%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.16%) Internet
6 1 (0.16%) OSPF
6 1 (0.16%) SMS
6 1 (0.16%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 295 (47.81%) MySQL
2 61 (9.89%) SQL Server
3 51 (8.27%) PostgreSQL
4 35 (5.67%) Relational Database
5 30 (4.86%) NoSQL
6 29 (4.70%) MariaDB
7 23 (3.73%) Amazon RDS
8 16 (2.59%) MongoDB
9 15 (2.43%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 8 (1.30%) Redis
11 6 (0.97%) Big Data
12 3 (0.49%) Oracle Database
12 3 (0.49%) Oracle Database 11g
13 2 (0.32%) Data Warehouse
13 2 (0.32%) Hadoop
13 2 (0.32%) RDBMS
14 1 (0.16%) OLAP
14 1 (0.16%) OLTP
14 1 (0.16%) Oracle OLAP
14 1 (0.16%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 126 (20.42%) Git (software)
2 37 (6.00%) Selenium
3 33 (5.35%) Subversion
4 32 (5.19%) PHPUnit
5 24 (3.89%) Jenkins
6 22 (3.57%) Gradle
6 22 (3.57%) Maven
7 20 (3.24%) gulp
7 20 (3.24%) JIRA
8 18 (2.92%) Grunt
8 18 (2.92%) Visual Studio
9 17 (2.76%) JUnit
10 15 (2.43%) Gatling
10 15 (2.43%) Spock
10 15 (2.43%) webpack
11 10 (1.62%) Vagrant
11 10 (1.62%) Xcode
12 9 (1.46%) Katalon Studio
13 8 (1.30%) git-flow
14 7 (1.13%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 55 (8.91%) Advertising
2 53 (8.59%) Retail
3 43 (6.97%) Finance
4 28 (4.54%) Games
5 22 (3.57%) Legal
5 22 (3.57%) Marketing
6 16 (2.59%) Banking
7 13 (2.11%) Publishing
7 13 (2.11%) Telecoms
8 6 (0.97%) Manufacturing
9 5 (0.81%) Electronics
9 5 (0.81%) Multimedia
10 3 (0.49%) Music Industry
11 2 (0.32%) Automotive
11 2 (0.32%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.32%) Law
12 1 (0.16%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 467 (75.69%) Developer
2 292 (47.33%) PHP Developer
3 72 (11.67%) Senior Developer
4 47 (7.62%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 43 (6.97%) Software Engineer
6 42 (6.81%) Senior PHP Developer
7 40 (6.48%) Backend Developer
8 38 (6.16%) Web Developer
9 29 (4.70%) JavaScript Developer
10 27 (4.38%) Junior
11 26 (4.21%) Java Engineer
11 26 (4.21%) Junior Developer
12 25 (4.05%) Software Developer
13 24 (3.89%) Java Software Engineer
14 22 (3.57%) Full Stack Developer
15 20 (3.24%) DevOps Engineer
15 20 (3.24%) PHP Web Developer
16 18 (2.92%) Junior PHP Developer
17 16 (2.59%) Magento Developer
18 15 (2.43%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 276 (44.73%) HTML
2 272 (44.08%) CSS
3 146 (23.66%) Laravel
4 134 (21.72%) jQuery
5 124 (20.10%) AngularJS
6 115 (18.64%) React
7 113 (18.31%) Node.js
8 96 (15.56%) HTML5
9 72 (11.67%) Spring
10 66 (10.70%) CSS3
11 62 (10.05%) Symfony
12 61 (9.89%) LAMP
13 60 (9.72%) Ajax
14 51 (8.27%) Web Services
15 48 (7.78%) XML
16 46 (7.46%) REST
17 44 (7.13%) RESTful
18 43 (6.97%) .NET
19 38 (6.16%) Hibernate
20 37 (6.00%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 59 (9.56%) Greenfield Project
2 41 (6.65%) User Experience
3 29 (4.70%) Analytical Skills
4 23 (3.73%) Mobile App
5 17 (2.76%) Self-Motivation
6 12 (1.94%) Cloud Native
6 12 (1.94%) Fintech
7 8 (1.30%) Online Banking
8 7 (1.13%) Linux Command Line
9 6 (0.97%) Blog
9 6 (0.97%) Life Science
9 6 (0.97%) Xbox
10 5 (0.81%) Algorithms
10 5 (0.81%) CCTV
11 4 (0.65%) Data Structures
11 4 (0.65%) PMI
12 3 (0.49%) Data Centre
12 3 (0.49%) Hybrid Cloud
12 3 (0.49%) Management Information System
12 3 (0.49%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 109 (17.67%) Linux
2 32 (5.19%) Unix
3 22 (3.57%) Windows
4 18 (2.92%) Android
5 17 (2.76%) Apple iOS
6 10 (1.62%) Debian
7 9 (1.46%) Windows Server
8 4 (0.65%) Ubuntu
9 3 (0.49%) CentOS
9 3 (0.49%) Embedded Linux
10 2 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.16%) FreeBSD
11 1 (0.16%) OpenBSD
11 1 (0.16%) Solaris
11 1 (0.16%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 183 (29.66%) Agile Software Development
2 158 (25.61%) MVC
3 125 (20.26%) OO
4 90 (14.59%) E-Commerce
5 89 (14.42%) Software Engineering
6 88 (14.26%) Web Development
7 84 (13.61%) DevOps
8 82 (13.29%) TDD
9 72 (11.67%) OOP
10 63 (10.21%) Front End Development
11 62 (10.05%) OO PHP
12 51 (8.27%) Test Automation
13 49 (7.94%) BDD
14 46 (7.46%) Problem-Solving
15 43 (6.97%) Mentoring
16 41 (6.65%) Scrum
17 40 (6.48%) Computer Science
18 35 (5.67%) Continuous Integration
19 30 (4.86%) SDLC
19 30 (4.86%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 362 (58.67%) JavaScript
2 143 (23.18%) Java
3 99 (16.05%) SQL
4 81 (13.13%) Python
5 51 (8.27%) C#
6 40 (6.48%) Java 8
7 38 (6.16%) Perl
8 27 (4.38%) C++
9 26 (4.21%) ES6
10 18 (2.92%) Objective-C
10 18 (2.92%) Ruby
11 17 (2.76%) TypeScript
12 12 (1.94%) Bash Shell
12 12 (1.94%) PHP 5
13 11 (1.78%) C
14 10 (1.62%) Apple Swift
14 10 (1.62%) Kotlin
14 10 (1.62%) PHP 7
15 7 (1.13%) Lua
16 5 (0.81%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 42 (6.81%) Degree
2 30 (4.86%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (0.81%) ISTQB
4 4 (0.65%) DBS Check
4 4 (0.65%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.32%) ISEB
6 1 (0.16%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.16%) CCNA
6 1 (0.16%) CCNP
6 1 (0.16%) CHECK Team Leader
6 1 (0.16%) CHECK Team Member
6 1 (0.16%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.16%) CREST Certified
6 1 (0.16%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.16%) OSCP
6 1 (0.16%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.16%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (2.92%) QA
2 15 (2.43%) GDPR
3 2 (0.32%) WCAG
4 1 (0.16%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 56 (9.08%) Docker
2 4 (0.65%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.49%) Firmware
3 3 (0.49%) Varnish
3 3 (0.49%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.16%) HDFS
4 1 (0.16%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.16%) KVM
4 1 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.16%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 19 (3.08%) Ansible
1 19 (3.08%) Terraform
2 9 (1.46%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (1.30%) Kubernetes
3 8 (1.30%) Puppet
4 6 (0.97%) Nagios
5 4 (0.65%) cPanel
5 4 (0.65%) HAProxy
5 4 (0.65%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (0.49%) Grafana
6 3 (0.49%) Graphite
7 2 (0.32%) Cacti
7 2 (0.32%) Graylog
7 2 (0.32%) SCCM
8 1 (0.16%) Munin
8 1 (0.16%) OpenNMS
8 1 (0.16%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.16%) RANCID
8 1 (0.16%) SCOM
8 1 (0.16%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 44 (7.13%) Zend
2 26 (4.21%) Microsoft
3 16 (2.59%) Google
4 15 (2.43%) New Relic
5 12 (1.94%) Adobe
6 11 (1.78%) Cisco
7 8 (1.30%) Oracle
8 7 (1.13%) Brocade
8 7 (1.13%) Ericsson
8 7 (1.13%) Foundry
8 7 (1.13%) Juniper
8 7 (1.13%) VMware
9 6 (0.97%) Redback
10 4 (0.65%) HP
11 3 (0.49%) Apple
11 3 (0.49%) Cypress Semiconductor
11 3 (0.49%) Facebook
11 3 (0.49%) Red Hat
11 3 (0.49%) Sony
12 2 (0.32%) Twitter