Period
to 19 January 2020

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 19 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
England > North West
6 months to
19 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 33 41 23
Rank change year-on-year +8 -18 +1
Permanent jobs citing PHP 597 643 1,092
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 6.84% 6.09% 8.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.94% 11.62% 15.15%
Number of salaries quoted 561 522 904
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £56,250
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,750
% change year-on-year - +7.78% +4.38%

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 4,614 5,535 7,209
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 52.85% 52.46% 56.69%
Number of salaries quoted 3,716 4,646 5,956
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £67,500 £61,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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 19 January 2020.

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 19 January 2020. 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 +16 459 £45,000 +12.50% 94
Cheshire -13 74 £35,000 -20.00% 26
Lancashire +15 41 £32,500 -3.70% 28
Merseyside -7 23 £25,000 -28.57% 15
PHP
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2020, 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.

1 320 (53.60%) JavaScript
2 257 (43.05%) Laravel
3 246 (41.21%) MySQL
4 237 (39.70%) Agile Software Development
5 234 (39.20%) HTML
6 219 (36.68%) CSS
7 162 (27.14%) Git (software)
8 157 (26.30%) MVC
9 141 (23.62%) TDD
10 121 (20.27%) AWS
11 120 (20.10%) OO
12 117 (19.60%) Linux
13 108 (18.09%) Docker
14 102 (17.09%) Symfony
15 101 (16.92%) Greenfield Project
16 99 (16.58%) Node.js
17 93 (15.58%) jQuery
18 92 (15.41%) Microservices
19 90 (15.08%) OOP
20 89 (14.91%) SQL
21 86 (14.41%) React
22 84 (14.07%) AngularJS
23 82 (13.74%) Web Development
24 80 (13.40%) Java
24 80 (13.40%) E-Commerce
25 78 (13.07%) BDD
25 78 (13.07%) Vue.js
26 73 (12.23%) DevOps
27 70 (11.73%) Web Services
28 69 (11.56%) Front End Development

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 67 (11.22%) WordPress
2 38 (6.37%) CMS
3 30 (5.03%) Drupal
4 27 (4.52%) Apache
5 21 (3.52%) nginx
6 10 (1.68%) SharePoint
7 6 (1.01%) Kentico
8 3 (0.50%) Apache Spark
9 2 (0.34%) Moodle
10 1 (0.17%) Confluence
10 1 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.17%) IBM Domino
10 1 (0.17%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 14 (2.35%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (2.01%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (2.01%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 9 (1.51%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 8 (1.34%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.50%) Sketch
6 2 (0.34%) Adobe XD
7 1 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 53 (8.88%) Magento
2 10 (1.68%) CiviCRM
3 1 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.17%) OpenCart
3 1 (0.17%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.17%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 121 (20.27%) AWS
2 57 (9.55%) GitHub
3 26 (4.36%) Azure
4 17 (2.85%) Serverless
5 16 (2.68%) SaaS
6 13 (2.18%) GCP
7 6 (1.01%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 6 (1.01%) Asana
8 5 (0.84%) Sage Pay
9 4 (0.67%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (0.67%) CloudFront
10 3 (0.50%) Apple Pay
10 3 (0.50%) AWS CloudFormation
10 3 (0.50%) AWS Lambda
10 3 (0.50%) Google Pay
10 3 (0.50%) npm
11 2 (0.34%) AdWords
11 2 (0.34%) Slack
11 2 (0.34%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.01%) SSH
2 5 (0.84%) SMS
2 5 (0.84%) TCP/IP
3 3 (0.50%) ATM
3 3 (0.50%) DNS
3 3 (0.50%) HTTP
3 3 (0.50%) Internet
4 2 (0.34%) LAN
4 2 (0.34%) RFID
4 2 (0.34%) SSL
4 2 (0.34%) WAN
5 1 (0.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 246 (41.21%) MySQL
2 39 (6.53%) SQL Server
3 31 (5.19%) NoSQL
4 15 (2.51%) Redis
5 14 (2.35%) PostgreSQL
6 13 (2.18%) MongoDB
7 10 (1.68%) Relational Database
8 9 (1.51%) Blockchain
9 7 (1.17%) Amazon Aurora
10 5 (0.84%) MariaDB
11 4 (0.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 4 (0.67%) Big Data
11 4 (0.67%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (0.34%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (0.34%) RDBMS
13 1 (0.17%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 162 (27.14%) Git (software)
2 48 (8.04%) JIRA
3 32 (5.36%) GitLab
4 21 (3.52%) Maven
5 20 (3.35%) PHPUnit
5 20 (3.35%) Selenium
5 20 (3.35%) Subversion
6 19 (3.18%) Gatling
6 19 (3.18%) JUnit
7 14 (2.35%) webpack
8 13 (2.18%) Bitbucket
8 13 (2.18%) Vagrant
9 12 (2.01%) Mercurial
10 7 (1.17%) Jenkins
11 6 (1.01%) git-flow
12 5 (0.84%) Visual Studio
13 4 (0.67%) Codeception
14 2 (0.34%) gulp
14 2 (0.34%) Jasmine
14 2 (0.34%) JSUnit
General
1 46 (7.71%) Marketing
2 42 (7.04%) Retail
3 19 (3.18%) Games
4 15 (2.51%) Legal
5 14 (2.35%) Finance
6 11 (1.84%) Manufacturing
7 9 (1.51%) Back Office
8 8 (1.34%) Banking
9 7 (1.17%) Automotive
10 5 (0.84%) Public Sector
11 3 (0.50%) Aerospace
11 3 (0.50%) Telecoms
12 2 (0.34%) Advertising
12 2 (0.34%) Electronics
12 2 (0.34%) German Language
12 2 (0.34%) Italian Language
12 2 (0.34%) Polish Language
12 2 (0.34%) Russian Language
12 2 (0.34%) Spanish Language
13 1 (0.17%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 518 (86.77%) Developer
2 319 (53.43%) PHP Developer
3 97 (16.25%) Senior Developer
4 46 (7.71%) Senior PHP Developer
5 42 (7.04%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 40 (6.70%) Web Developer
7 36 (6.03%) Java Developer
8 35 (5.86%) PHP Laravel Developer
9 33 (5.53%) Full Stack Developer
10 32 (5.36%) Senior Java Developer
11 31 (5.19%) JavaScript Developer
12 25 (4.19%) Magento Developer
13 21 (3.52%) Lead Developer
13 21 (3.52%) Software Developer
14 20 (3.35%) Backend Developer
14 20 (3.35%) Drupal Developer
15 18 (3.02%) WordPress Developer
16 16 (2.68%) .NET Developer
17 14 (2.35%) Junior
17 14 (2.35%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 257 (43.05%) Laravel
2 234 (39.20%) HTML
3 219 (36.68%) CSS
4 102 (17.09%) Symfony
5 99 (16.58%) Node.js
6 93 (15.58%) jQuery
7 86 (14.41%) React
8 84 (14.07%) AngularJS
9 78 (13.07%) Vue.js
10 70 (11.73%) Web Services
11 62 (10.39%) HTML5
12 47 (7.87%) RESTful
13 46 (7.71%) LAMP
14 40 (6.70%) .NET
14 40 (6.70%) XML
15 37 (6.20%) CSS3
16 36 (6.03%) Sass
17 35 (5.86%) Spring
18 34 (5.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 31 (5.19%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 101 (16.92%) Greenfield Project
2 34 (5.70%) User Experience
3 20 (3.35%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (3.35%) Linux Command Line
3 20 (3.35%) Mobile App
4 12 (2.01%) Blog
5 10 (1.68%) Self-Motivation
6 6 (1.01%) Management Information System
7 3 (0.50%) Data Structures
7 3 (0.50%) New Media
7 3 (0.50%) Public Cloud
7 3 (0.50%) Security Operations Centre
7 3 (0.50%) Social Media
8 2 (0.34%) Marketing Technology
8 2 (0.34%) Mobile Games
8 2 (0.34%) NHS
8 2 (0.34%) Xbox
9 1 (0.17%) EPoS
9 1 (0.17%) Life Science
9 1 (0.17%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 117 (19.60%) Linux
2 26 (4.36%) Unix
3 16 (2.68%) Android
4 14 (2.35%) Windows
5 12 (2.01%) VMS
6 10 (1.68%) Apple iOS
7 7 (1.17%) CentOS
8 6 (1.01%) Mac OS
9 3 (0.50%) Ubuntu
9 3 (0.50%) Windows 7
9 3 (0.50%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.34%) AIX
10 2 (0.34%) Debian
11 1 (0.17%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.17%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 237 (39.70%) Agile Software Development
2 157 (26.30%) MVC
3 141 (23.62%) TDD
4 120 (20.10%) OO
5 92 (15.41%) Microservices
6 90 (15.08%) OOP
7 82 (13.74%) Web Development
8 80 (13.40%) E-Commerce
9 78 (13.07%) BDD
10 73 (12.23%) DevOps
11 69 (11.56%) Front End Development
12 46 (7.71%) OO PHP
13 42 (7.04%) Unit Testing
14 38 (6.37%) Test Automation
15 35 (5.86%) Problem-Solving
16 31 (5.19%) API Integration
16 31 (5.19%) Software Engineering
17 29 (4.86%) API Design
17 29 (4.86%) SOLID
18 26 (4.36%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 320 (53.60%) JavaScript
2 89 (14.91%) SQL
3 80 (13.40%) Java
4 60 (10.05%) Python
5 30 (5.03%) C#
6 28 (4.69%) Ruby
7 27 (4.52%) Go
8 19 (3.18%) Java 8
9 16 (2.68%) Bash Shell
10 13 (2.18%) PHP 7
11 10 (1.68%) ES6
12 9 (1.51%) TypeScript
13 6 (1.01%) Scala
14 5 (0.84%) Perl
15 4 (0.67%) C
15 4 (0.67%) C++
16 3 (0.50%) Kotlin
17 2 (0.34%) Erlang
17 2 (0.34%) VB.NET
18 1 (0.17%) Lua
Qualifications
1 28 (4.69%) Degree
2 12 (2.01%) MCSD
2 12 (2.01%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (1.34%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (0.67%) CIW
5 3 (0.50%) CISM
5 3 (0.50%) CISSP
5 3 (0.50%) GIAC
5 3 (0.50%) OSCP
6 2 (0.34%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.34%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.01%) QA
2 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 108 (18.09%) Docker
2 7 (1.17%) Varnish
3 3 (0.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.34%) Firmware
5 1 (0.17%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.17%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 29 (4.86%) Terraform
2 28 (4.69%) Ansible
3 16 (2.68%) Kubernetes
3 16 (2.68%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.34%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 2 (0.34%) Nagios
4 2 (0.34%) Puppet
4 2 (0.34%) ZABBIX
5 1 (0.17%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 54 (9.05%) Zend
2 27 (4.52%) Microsoft
3 17 (2.85%) Atlassian
3 17 (2.85%) Salesforce.com
4 12 (2.01%) Sitecore
5 11 (1.84%) Adobe
5 11 (1.84%) Google
6 7 (1.17%) Marketo
6 7 (1.17%) Pardot
7 5 (0.84%) Oracle
7 5 (0.84%) WooCommerce
7 5 (0.84%) Xero
8 4 (0.67%) Apple
9 3 (0.50%) Demandware
9 3 (0.50%) New Relic
9 3 (0.50%) Sage
9 3 (0.50%) VMware
10 2 (0.34%) Facebook
10 2 (0.34%) Rackspace
11 1 (0.17%) SaltStack