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 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
England / North West
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 33 28
Rank change year-on-year +8 -5  
Permanent jobs citing PHP 564 344 452
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 8.35% 6.21% 7.09%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.21% 11.56% 13.60%
Number of salaries quoted 494 290 374
Median salary £38,500 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +7.69%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,650 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,700 £52,500 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% -  

PHP is in the programming language skills category. The next 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 programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 3968 2975 3323
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 58.74% 53.69% 52.09%
Number of salaries quoted 3399 2571 2823
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,486 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

PHP
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing PHP as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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 3 months to 25 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 +6 361 £38,500 +5.47% 68
Merseyside +30 77 £43,750 +45.83% 14
Cheshire +2 77 £38,750 -3.12% 14
Lancashire +2 46 £35,000 +7.69% 10
PHP
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT jobs citing PHP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for PHP.

1 706 (63.72%) HTML
2 677 (61.10%) JavaScript
3 614 (55.42%) CSS
4 540 (48.74%) MySQL
5 371 (33.48%) Agile Software Development
5 371 (33.48%) jQuery
6 316 (28.52%) MVC
7 276 (24.91%) HTML5
8 271 (24.46%) Git (software)
8 271 (24.46%) Linux
9 266 (24.01%) OO
10 261 (23.56%) E-Commerce
11 247 (22.29%) Web Development
12 213 (19.22%) Laravel
13 205 (18.50%) SQL
13 205 (18.50%) LAMP
14 199 (17.96%) OOP
15 175 (15.79%) Degree
16 165 (14.89%) CSS3
17 153 (13.81%) AngularJS
18 150 (13.54%) WordPress
19 146 (13.18%) Front End Development
20 142 (12.82%) Magento
21 140 (12.64%) Symfony
22 139 (12.55%) Java
22 139 (12.55%) .NET
23 138 (12.45%) Software Engineering
24 129 (11.64%) User Experience
25 126 (11.37%) Node.js
26 123 (11.10%) OO PHP

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
1 150 (13.54%) WordPress
2 102 (9.21%) Apache
3 74 (6.68%) CMS
4 64 (5.78%) Drupal
5 30 (2.71%) nginx
6 27 (2.44%) IIS
7 14 (1.26%) SharePoint
8 12 (1.08%) OpenStack
9 11 (0.99%) Joomla!
10 8 (0.72%) Umbraco
11 6 (0.54%) Sitecore CMS
12 4 (0.36%) Apache Solr
13 3 (0.27%) Elasticsearch
13 3 (0.27%) EPiServer
13 3 (0.27%) ExpressionEngine
14 2 (0.18%) ColdFusion
14 2 (0.18%) Confluence
14 2 (0.18%) Kentico
14 2 (0.18%) OpenEdge
15 1 (0.090%) SilverStripe
Applications
1 26 (2.35%) Photoshop
2 23 (2.08%) FileZilla
3 9 (0.81%) Adobe Illustrator
3 9 (0.81%) Microsoft Office
4 8 (0.72%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 8 (0.72%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (0.090%) GIMP
5 1 (0.090%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 142 (12.82%) Magento
2 23 (2.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 11 (0.99%) Payment Gateway
4 5 (0.45%) nopCommerce
4 5 (0.45%) Shopify
5 2 (0.18%) OpenCart
6 1 (0.090%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.090%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 101 (9.12%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (3.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 26 (2.35%) GitHub
4 12 (1.08%) Amazon S3
5 10 (0.90%) AWS Lambda
5 10 (0.90%) Google Cloud Platform
6 8 (0.72%) SaaS
7 6 (0.54%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (0.45%) Amazon SQS
9 4 (0.36%) Office 365
9 4 (0.36%) Trello
10 3 (0.27%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 3 (0.27%) AWS CloudFormation
10 3 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (0.27%) Google Analytics
11 2 (0.18%) Azure Active Directory
11 2 (0.18%) Google App Engine
12 1 (0.090%) Amazon ELB
12 1 (0.090%) Sage Pay
12 1 (0.090%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 44 (3.97%) HTTP
2 41 (3.70%) Internet
3 29 (2.62%) FTP
3 29 (2.62%) SMTP
4 26 (2.35%) TCP/IP
5 12 (1.08%) DNS
6 7 (0.63%) Firewall
7 6 (0.54%) SSL
8 4 (0.36%) SSH
8 4 (0.36%) VoIP
8 4 (0.36%) Wireless
9 3 (0.27%) Asterisk PBX
9 3 (0.27%) Broadband
9 3 (0.27%) Ethernet
9 3 (0.27%) Intranet
9 3 (0.27%) IPv6
9 3 (0.27%) TACACS
9 3 (0.27%) VPN
9 3 (0.27%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (0.18%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 540 (48.74%) MySQL
2 55 (4.96%) NoSQL
3 46 (4.15%) SQL Server
4 40 (3.61%) Relational Database
5 26 (2.35%) PostgreSQL
6 22 (1.99%) Big Data
6 22 (1.99%) RDBMS
7 12 (1.08%) Redis
8 11 (0.99%) MariaDB
9 8 (0.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 8 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 7 (0.63%) CouchDB
11 6 (0.54%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 6 (0.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 5 (0.45%) Amazon RDS
13 4 (0.36%) Data Warehouse
13 4 (0.36%) SQL Server 2014
14 3 (0.27%) SQL Server 2005
15 2 (0.18%) DB2
15 2 (0.18%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 271 (24.46%) Git (software)
2 43 (3.88%) Subversion
3 42 (3.79%) JIRA
4 41 (3.70%) Visual Studio
5 39 (3.52%) Jenkins
6 31 (2.80%) Grunt
7 23 (2.08%) Selenium
8 20 (1.81%) gulp
9 17 (1.53%) Vagrant
10 16 (1.44%) Eclipse
10 16 (1.44%) Team Foundation Server
10 16 (1.44%) WebDriver
11 15 (1.35%) Selenium IDE
12 13 (1.17%) Bitbucket
12 13 (1.17%) PHPUnit
12 13 (1.17%) Xcode
13 9 (0.81%) PhpStorm
14 5 (0.45%) IntelliJ
15 4 (0.36%) Cucumber
15 4 (0.36%) Mercurial
General
1 110 (9.93%) Finance
2 100 (9.03%) Retail
3 87 (7.85%) Marketing
4 51 (4.60%) Electronics
5 43 (3.88%) Manufacturing
6 38 (3.43%) Telecoms
7 34 (3.07%) Banking
8 30 (2.71%) Advertising
9 17 (1.53%) Games
10 9 (0.81%) Legal
10 9 (0.81%) Publishing
11 7 (0.63%) Back Office
12 5 (0.45%) Investment Banking
13 3 (0.27%) Multimedia
14 2 (0.18%) Billing
14 2 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 875 (78.97%) Developer
2 538 (48.56%) PHP Developer
3 139 (12.55%) Senior Developer
4 131 (11.82%) Web Developer
5 119 (10.74%) Senior PHP Developer
6 97 (8.75%) JavaScript Developer
7 96 (8.66%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 83 (7.49%) Software Developer
9 76 (6.86%) Lead Developer
10 62 (5.60%) Lead PHP Developer
11 49 (4.42%) PHP Web Developer
12 45 (4.06%) Junior
13 44 (3.97%) Junior Developer
14 42 (3.79%) Embedded Engineer
15 41 (3.70%) Architect
15 41 (3.70%) Software Engineer
16 39 (3.52%) Magento Developer
17 35 (3.16%) MySQL Developer
17 35 (3.16%) PHP MySQL Developer
18 31 (2.80%) LAMP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 706 (63.72%) HTML
2 614 (55.42%) CSS
3 371 (33.48%) jQuery
4 276 (24.91%) HTML5
5 213 (19.22%) Laravel
6 205 (18.50%) LAMP
7 165 (14.89%) CSS3
8 153 (13.81%) AngularJS
9 140 (12.64%) Symfony
10 139 (12.55%) .NET
11 126 (11.37%) Node.js
12 122 (11.01%) Ajax
13 115 (10.38%) Web Services
14 93 (8.39%) REST
15 83 (7.49%) Sass
16 78 (7.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 67 (6.05%) SOAP
18 63 (5.69%) React
19 62 (5.60%) JSON
20 60 (5.42%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 129 (11.64%) User Experience
2 103 (9.30%) iPad
3 90 (8.12%) Computer Science
4 77 (6.95%) Analytical Skills
5 53 (4.78%) Mobile App
6 43 (3.88%) Algorithms
7 26 (2.35%) Data Structures
8 24 (2.17%) Greenfield Project
9 21 (1.90%) Linux Command Line
10 20 (1.81%) Device Driver
11 17 (1.53%) Enterprise Software
12 12 (1.08%) N-Tier
13 11 (0.99%) Blog
14 7 (0.63%) Clustering
14 7 (0.63%) Social Media
15 6 (0.54%) Digital Signage
15 6 (0.54%) W3C
16 5 (0.45%) Data Centre
16 5 (0.45%) Hedge funds
17 4 (0.36%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 271 (24.46%) Linux
2 47 (4.24%) Android
2 47 (4.24%) Apple iOS
3 38 (3.43%) Embedded Linux
3 38 (3.43%) Windows
4 20 (1.81%) Unix
5 15 (1.35%) Mac OS X
6 13 (1.17%) Ubuntu
7 8 (0.72%) Debian
8 6 (0.54%) CentOS
9 2 (0.18%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.090%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 371 (33.48%) Agile Software Development
2 316 (28.52%) MVC
3 266 (24.01%) OO
4 261 (23.56%) E-Commerce
5 247 (22.29%) Web Development
6 199 (17.96%) OOP
7 146 (13.18%) Front End Development
8 138 (12.45%) Software Engineering
9 123 (11.10%) OO PHP
10 110 (9.93%) TDD
11 84 (7.58%) Continuous Integration
11 84 (7.58%) Scrum
11 84 (7.58%) Test Automation
12 71 (6.41%) Mentoring
13 68 (6.14%) DevOps
14 54 (4.87%) SEO
15 53 (4.78%) Open Source
16 48 (4.33%) Validation
17 47 (4.24%) Microservices
18 45 (4.06%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 677 (61.10%) JavaScript
2 205 (18.50%) SQL
3 139 (12.55%) Java
4 92 (8.30%) C#
5 90 (8.12%) C++
6 67 (6.05%) C
7 58 (5.23%) Python
8 54 (4.87%) Embedded C
9 51 (4.60%) Perl
10 38 (3.43%) Ruby
11 35 (3.16%) VB
12 33 (2.98%) PHP 5
13 31 (2.80%) Embedded C++
13 31 (2.80%) T-SQL
14 25 (2.26%) VBScript
15 19 (1.71%) Bash Shell
16 14 (1.26%) ES6
17 10 (0.90%) VB6
18 9 (0.81%) PHP 7
19 7 (0.63%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 175 (15.79%) Degree
2 49 (4.42%) Computer Science Degree
3 21 (1.90%) HND
4 16 (1.44%) HNC
5 4 (0.36%) Master's Degree
5 4 (0.36%) SANS
6 3 (0.27%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.18%) CCNP
7 2 (0.18%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.18%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.18%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.090%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.090%) ISEB
8 1 (0.090%) MCP
8 1 (0.090%) Numerate Degree
8 1 (0.090%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (3.70%) QA
2 5 (0.45%) PCI DSS
3 4 (0.36%) Cyber Essentials
3 4 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.18%) GCP
System Software
1 34 (3.07%) Firmware
2 25 (2.26%) Docker
3 5 (0.45%) Active Directory
4 4 (0.36%) Varnish
5 2 (0.18%) Postfix
5 2 (0.18%) qmail
6 1 (0.090%) HDFS
6 1 (0.090%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.090%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 37 (3.34%) Puppet
2 19 (1.71%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (1.53%) Ansible
4 5 (0.45%) Kubernetes
4 5 (0.45%) Nagios
5 4 (0.36%) FortiGate
5 4 (0.36%) Terraform
6 3 (0.27%) OpenNMS
6 3 (0.27%) RANCID
6 3 (0.27%) SCCM
7 2 (0.18%) Capistrano
7 2 (0.18%) Plesk
8 1 (0.090%) Cacti
8 1 (0.090%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (0.090%) Salt
8 1 (0.090%) SCOM
Vendors
1 111 (10.02%) Zend
2 41 (3.70%) Microsoft
3 24 (2.17%) PayPal
4 23 (2.08%) Google
4 23 (2.08%) Oracle
4 23 (2.08%) SAP
5 11 (0.99%) Adobe
5 11 (0.99%) VMware
6 9 (0.81%) Facebook
6 9 (0.81%) Twitter
7 8 (0.72%) Xamarin
8 7 (0.63%) Cisco
9 6 (0.54%) Sitecore
10 4 (0.36%) CheckPoint
10 4 (0.36%) Palo Alto
10 4 (0.36%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (0.27%) Cloudera
11 3 (0.27%) Foundry
11 3 (0.27%) Huawei
11 3 (0.27%) Percona
Liverpool, Merseyside
TEKsystems
Salary: £52000 - £65000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 54 minutes ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + flexible working
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bury, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + and additional benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
X4 Group
Salary: £24k - 40k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £36000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + and additional benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Preston, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Myles Roberts
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Myles Roberts
Salary: £32000 - £37000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Estio Technology Recruitment
Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ISL
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ISL
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Innovative Technology Limited
Salary: Highly competitive and negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Southport, Merseyside
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 50k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Innovative Technology Limited
Salary: Highly competitive and negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Myles Roberts
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago