Period
to 26 May 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 26 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
England > North West
6 months to
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 24 22 32
Rank change year-on-year -2 +10 -6
Permanent jobs citing PHP 1,121 1,087 748
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 9.12% 8.71% 6.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.58% 14.73% 12.99%
Number of salaries quoted 933 957 658
North West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +4.48%
10th Percentile £27,500 £24,400 £22,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 7,194 7,379 5,758
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 58.50% 59.15% 51.63%
Number of salaries quoted 6,032 6,364 4,940
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.96%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £56,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +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 26 May 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 26 May 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 +2 753 £40,000 +6.67% 134
Cheshire +4 211 £40,000 +4.58% 55
Merseyside +1 78 £35,000 -12.50% 12
Lancashire -5 73 £32,500 -7.14% 20
Cumbria - 4 £24,500 - 1
PHP
England

For the 6 months to 26 May 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.

1 638 (56.91%) JavaScript
2 595 (53.08%) MySQL
3 558 (49.78%) HTML
4 511 (45.58%) CSS
5 422 (37.64%) Agile Software Development
6 379 (33.81%) MVC
7 356 (31.76%) Java
8 297 (26.49%) Laravel
9 289 (25.78%) jQuery
10 268 (23.91%) Git (software)
11 246 (21.94%) Linux
12 244 (21.77%) Web Development
13 222 (19.80%) E-Commerce
14 206 (18.38%) OO
14 206 (18.38%) SQL
15 191 (17.04%) Advertising
16 189 (16.86%) AngularJS
17 180 (16.06%) OOP
18 176 (15.70%) Symfony
19 173 (15.43%) React
20 165 (14.72%) Software Engineering
21 163 (14.54%) Web Services
22 162 (14.45%) HTML5
23 155 (13.83%) Scrum
24 152 (13.56%) Node.js
25 145 (12.93%) TDD
26 143 (12.76%) Front End Development
27 142 (12.67%) Amazon AWS
28 138 (12.31%) Magento
29 134 (11.95%) REST

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
1 111 (9.90%) Apache
2 79 (7.05%) WordPress
3 51 (4.55%) nginx
4 49 (4.37%) CMS
5 38 (3.39%) Drupal
6 13 (1.16%) Elasticsearch
7 9 (0.80%) Confluence
7 9 (0.80%) OpenEdge
7 9 (0.80%) Tomcat
8 4 (0.36%) Apache Pig
9 3 (0.27%) JBoss
9 3 (0.27%) Moodle
9 3 (0.27%) Resin
9 3 (0.27%) SharePoint
9 3 (0.27%) WebLogic
9 3 (0.27%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.18%) IBM Notes
10 2 (0.18%) Kentico
10 2 (0.18%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (0.18%) Umbraco
Applications
1 32 (2.85%) Photoshop
2 10 (0.89%) Adobe Illustrator
3 8 (0.71%) Microsoft Excel
4 7 (0.62%) Microsoft Office
5 3 (0.27%) Fireworks
5 3 (0.27%) GIMP
6 2 (0.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 1 (0.089%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.089%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 138 (12.31%) Magento
2 4 (0.36%) Shopify
3 2 (0.18%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.089%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.089%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.089%) OpenCart
4 1 (0.089%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 142 (12.67%) Amazon AWS
2 52 (4.64%) GitHub
3 45 (4.01%) SaaS
4 23 (2.05%) Cloud Computing
5 21 (1.87%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 21 (1.87%) DigitalOcean
6 17 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
7 16 (1.43%) Amazon EC2
8 12 (1.07%) Amazon S3
8 12 (1.07%) Google Cloud Platform
8 12 (1.07%) Twilio
9 10 (0.89%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 10 (0.89%) Amazon ELB
9 10 (0.89%) npm
9 10 (0.89%) Route 53
9 10 (0.89%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 8 (0.71%) AWS Lambda
10 8 (0.71%) Google App Engine
10 8 (0.71%) Serverless
11 6 (0.54%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 35 (3.12%) HTTP
2 22 (1.96%) SSL
3 15 (1.34%) DNS
3 15 (1.34%) Firewall
4 14 (1.25%) VPN
5 13 (1.16%) Broadband
6 12 (1.07%) Ethernet
6 12 (1.07%) VLAN
6 12 (1.07%) VoIP
7 11 (0.98%) TCP/IP
8 10 (0.89%) BGP
8 10 (0.89%) HSRP
8 10 (0.89%) Internet
8 10 (0.89%) IPv6
8 10 (0.89%) MRTG
8 10 (0.89%) OSPF
8 10 (0.89%) SNMP
8 10 (0.89%) TACACS
8 10 (0.89%) VRRP
8 10 (0.89%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 595 (53.08%) MySQL
2 85 (7.58%) SQL Server
3 50 (4.46%) NoSQL
4 45 (4.01%) MongoDB
5 36 (3.21%) PostgreSQL
5 36 (3.21%) Redis
6 25 (2.23%) Data Warehouse
7 18 (1.61%) Relational Database
8 12 (1.07%) Amazon RDS
9 11 (0.98%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 10 (0.89%) Big Data
11 9 (0.80%) BusinessObjects
11 9 (0.80%) RDBMS
12 8 (0.71%) SQL Server 2014
13 6 (0.54%) Hadoop
14 4 (0.36%) Apache Hive
14 4 (0.36%) Data Mining
15 3 (0.27%) Amazon Redshift
15 3 (0.27%) MS Access
15 3 (0.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 268 (23.91%) Git (software)
2 60 (5.35%) Subversion
3 43 (3.84%) PHPUnit
4 34 (3.03%) JIRA
5 29 (2.59%) Jenkins
6 28 (2.50%) Selenium
7 25 (2.23%) Grunt
8 19 (1.69%) gulp
9 17 (1.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 17 (1.52%) JUnit
10 16 (1.43%) Maven
10 16 (1.43%) webpack
11 15 (1.34%) Visual Studio
12 11 (0.98%) Bitbucket
12 11 (0.98%) Jasmine
13 10 (0.89%) Gradle
13 10 (0.89%) Vagrant
14 9 (0.80%) Cucumber
15 8 (0.71%) Axure RP
15 8 (0.71%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 191 (17.04%) Advertising
2 96 (8.56%) Finance
3 76 (6.78%) Retail
4 68 (6.07%) Marketing
5 50 (4.46%) Banking
6 29 (2.59%) Telecoms
7 20 (1.78%) Games
8 18 (1.61%) Legal
9 12 (1.07%) Automotive
10 7 (0.62%) Back Office
11 6 (0.54%) Law
11 6 (0.54%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.27%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.18%) Electronics
14 1 (0.089%) Dutch Language
14 1 (0.089%) German Language
Job Titles
1 857 (76.45%) Developer
2 474 (42.28%) PHP Developer
3 136 (12.13%) Senior Developer
4 93 (8.30%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 65 (5.80%) Senior PHP Developer
5 65 (5.80%) Web Developer
6 58 (5.17%) Software Developer
7 56 (5.00%) Magento Developer
7 56 (5.00%) Software Engineer
8 49 (4.37%) JavaScript Developer
9 45 (4.01%) MySQL Developer
10 41 (3.66%) PHP MySQL Developer
11 40 (3.57%) Java Developer
12 38 (3.39%) Java Engineer
13 37 (3.30%) Java Software Engineer
14 33 (2.94%) Junior
15 32 (2.85%) Designer
16 31 (2.77%) Junior Developer
17 30 (2.68%) Backend Developer
18 29 (2.59%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 558 (49.78%) HTML
2 511 (45.58%) CSS
3 297 (26.49%) Laravel
4 289 (25.78%) jQuery
5 189 (16.86%) AngularJS
6 176 (15.70%) Symfony
7 173 (15.43%) React
8 163 (14.54%) Web Services
9 162 (14.45%) HTML5
10 152 (13.56%) Node.js
11 134 (11.95%) REST
12 126 (11.24%) CSS3
13 123 (10.97%) LAMP
14 106 (9.46%) XML
15 105 (9.37%) RESTful
16 102 (9.10%) Spring
17 100 (8.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 90 (8.03%) Sass
19 82 (7.31%) .NET
20 81 (7.23%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 90 (8.03%) User Experience
2 86 (7.67%) Mobile App
3 71 (6.33%) Greenfield Project
4 52 (4.64%) Computer Science
5 42 (3.75%) Analytical Skills
6 35 (3.12%) Self-Motivation
7 34 (3.03%) Linux Command Line
8 26 (2.32%) Enterprise Software
9 24 (2.14%) Xbox
10 15 (1.34%) Management Information System
11 10 (0.89%) Social Media
12 9 (0.80%) Blog
12 9 (0.80%) CMDB
13 7 (0.62%) Cyberattack
13 7 (0.62%) Renewable Energy
14 6 (0.54%) Algorithms
14 6 (0.54%) Data Structures
14 6 (0.54%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 6 (0.54%) Fintech
15 5 (0.45%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 246 (21.94%) Linux
2 88 (7.85%) Unix
3 63 (5.62%) Windows
4 48 (4.28%) Android
5 46 (4.10%) Apple iOS
6 35 (3.12%) Debian
7 26 (2.32%) CentOS
8 7 (0.62%) Windows Server
9 6 (0.54%) Mac OS X
10 3 (0.27%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.18%) SUSE
12 1 (0.089%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 422 (37.64%) Agile Software Development
2 379 (33.81%) MVC
3 244 (21.77%) Web Development
4 222 (19.80%) E-Commerce
5 206 (18.38%) OO
6 180 (16.06%) OOP
7 165 (14.72%) Software Engineering
8 155 (13.83%) Scrum
9 145 (12.93%) TDD
10 143 (12.76%) Front End Development
11 129 (11.51%) Test Automation
12 109 (9.72%) Mentoring
13 95 (8.47%) OO PHP
14 93 (8.30%) Continuous Integration
15 91 (8.12%) DevOps
16 82 (7.31%) Open Source
17 70 (6.24%) Problem-Solving
18 63 (5.62%) Microservices
19 56 (5.00%) Kanban
20 51 (4.55%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 638 (56.91%) JavaScript
2 356 (31.76%) Java
3 206 (18.38%) SQL
4 130 (11.60%) Python
5 97 (8.65%) C#
6 89 (7.94%) Ruby
7 64 (5.71%) Perl
8 44 (3.93%) Bash Shell
9 39 (3.48%) C++
10 38 (3.39%) Java 8
10 38 (3.39%) T-SQL
11 25 (2.23%) C
11 25 (2.23%) Go
12 24 (2.14%) ES6
13 19 (1.69%) Objective-C
14 18 (1.61%) Shell Script
15 17 (1.52%) R
16 16 (1.43%) PHP 5
17 14 (1.25%) Groovy
17 14 (1.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 76 (6.78%) Degree
2 44 (3.93%) Computer Science Degree
3 20 (1.78%) Master's Degree
4 10 (0.89%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (0.80%) Security Cleared
6 7 (0.62%) DV Cleared
6 7 (0.62%) SANS
7 6 (0.54%) CCNP
7 6 (0.54%) JNCIP
8 5 (0.45%) CISSP
9 4 (0.36%) CCNA
9 4 (0.36%) CompTIA Security+
9 4 (0.36%) GIAC
9 4 (0.36%) Linux+ Certification
9 4 (0.36%) MCSE
9 4 (0.36%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (0.36%) Network+ Certification
9 4 (0.36%) SSCP
10 3 (0.27%) CREST Certified
10 3 (0.27%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (4.28%) QA
2 14 (1.25%) PCI DSS
3 10 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (0.89%) Web Application Security Consortium
4 4 (0.36%) GCP
5 1 (0.089%) COBIT
5 1 (0.089%) GPG13
5 1 (0.089%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (0.089%) SLA
System Software
1 64 (5.71%) Docker
2 23 (2.05%) Active Directory
3 11 (0.98%) Varnish
4 6 (0.54%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (0.45%) Hyper-V
5 5 (0.45%) LXC
6 4 (0.36%) vSphere
7 2 (0.18%) Firmware
8 1 (0.089%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 43 (3.84%) Puppet
2 35 (3.12%) Nagios
3 33 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
4 19 (1.69%) Ansible
5 10 (0.89%) Cacti
5 10 (0.89%) Grafana
5 10 (0.89%) Graphite
5 10 (0.89%) HAProxy
5 10 (0.89%) OpenNMS
5 10 (0.89%) RANCID
5 10 (0.89%) SCCM
6 9 (0.80%) Kubernetes
7 4 (0.36%) Salt
7 4 (0.36%) SCOM
8 3 (0.27%) WebInspect
9 2 (0.18%) Graylog
10 1 (0.089%) CSIRT
10 1 (0.089%) Nessus
10 1 (0.089%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 131 (11.69%) Zend
2 67 (5.98%) Oracle
3 66 (5.89%) Google
4 32 (2.85%) Microsoft
4 32 (2.85%) New Relic
5 28 (2.50%) Capita
6 22 (1.96%) Twitter
7 20 (1.78%) Cisco
8 15 (1.34%) WooCommerce
9 11 (0.98%) Adobe
9 11 (0.98%) Ericsson
9 11 (0.98%) Facebook
9 11 (0.98%) Huawei
9 11 (0.98%) Juniper
9 11 (0.98%) ServiceNow
9 11 (0.98%) VMware
10 10 (0.89%) Splunk
11 9 (0.80%) Red Hat
12 8 (0.71%) HP
13 6 (0.54%) Salesforce.com