Period
to 17 February 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 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
England > North West
6 months to
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 22 24 30
Rank change year-on-year +2 +6 -6
Permanent jobs citing PHP 1,133 1,026 802
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 8.88% 8.29% 6.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.50% 14.31% 13.08%
Number of salaries quoted 927 943 711
North West median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% - +7.69%
10th Percentile £27,300 £24,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £56,250 £60,000 £55,000
England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

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 7,309 7,172 6,130
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 57.26% 57.95% 50.91%
Number of salaries quoted 6,067 6,205 5,277
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £56,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

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 February 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 February 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 +2 761 £40,000 +14.29% 147
Cheshire -9 211 £39,500 - 67
Merseyside +41 105 £37,500 -6.25% 16
Lancashire -9 55 £32,500 - 31
PHP
England

For the 6 months to 17 February 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.

1 640 (56.49%) JavaScript
2 594 (52.43%) HTML
3 546 (48.19%) MySQL
4 539 (47.57%) CSS
5 399 (35.22%) Agile Software Development
6 377 (33.27%) MVC
7 369 (32.57%) jQuery
8 324 (28.60%) Java
9 297 (26.21%) Web Development
9 297 (26.21%) Laravel
10 241 (21.27%) Git (software)
11 236 (20.83%) HTML5
12 222 (19.59%) E-Commerce
13 217 (19.15%) Linux
14 215 (18.98%) OO
15 212 (18.71%) OOP
16 211 (18.62%) Advertising
17 205 (18.09%) SQL
18 204 (18.01%) Web Services
19 177 (15.62%) CSS3
20 171 (15.09%) Front End Development
21 165 (14.56%) Symfony
22 163 (14.39%) Magento
22 163 (14.39%) AngularJS
23 155 (13.68%) Software Engineering
24 146 (12.89%) Zend
25 142 (12.53%) REST
26 140 (12.36%) Node.js
26 140 (12.36%) TDD
27 135 (11.92%) Amazon AWS

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
1 109 (9.62%) Apache
2 99 (8.74%) WordPress
3 66 (5.83%) CMS
4 52 (4.59%) nginx
5 35 (3.09%) Drupal
6 15 (1.32%) Confluence
7 14 (1.24%) Elasticsearch
8 9 (0.79%) OpenEdge
9 8 (0.71%) Tomcat
10 6 (0.53%) Joomla!
11 5 (0.44%) Apache Solr
11 5 (0.44%) Sitecore CMS
12 4 (0.35%) concrete5
12 4 (0.35%) Umbraco
13 2 (0.18%) Kentico
13 2 (0.18%) Moodle
13 2 (0.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 2 (0.18%) Resin
13 2 (0.18%) SharePoint
13 2 (0.18%) WebSphere
Applications
1 47 (4.15%) Photoshop
2 14 (1.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 13 (1.15%) Adobe Illustrator
4 7 (0.62%) Microsoft Excel
4 7 (0.62%) Microsoft Office
5 5 (0.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.18%) FreeHand
6 2 (0.18%) GIMP
7 1 (0.088%) Adobe After Effects
7 1 (0.088%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (0.088%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 163 (14.39%) Magento
2 3 (0.26%) Shopify
3 2 (0.18%) OpenCart
3 2 (0.18%) osCommerce
4 1 (0.088%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 135 (11.92%) Amazon AWS
2 46 (4.06%) GitHub
3 34 (3.00%) SaaS
4 25 (2.21%) Microsoft Azure
5 23 (2.03%) Amazon EC2
6 20 (1.77%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 19 (1.68%) Cloud Computing
8 16 (1.41%) DigitalOcean
9 12 (1.06%) Route 53
10 8 (0.71%) Amazon S3
10 8 (0.71%) Google App Engine
10 8 (0.71%) Google Cloud Platform
11 7 (0.62%) Amazon SQS
11 7 (0.62%) Google Play
11 7 (0.62%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 6 (0.53%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 6 (0.53%) Amazon ELB
12 6 (0.53%) PaaS
13 5 (0.44%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 5 (0.44%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (3.35%) HTTP
2 18 (1.59%) DNS
2 18 (1.59%) SSL
2 18 (1.59%) VPN
3 17 (1.50%) Internet
4 16 (1.41%) VLAN
5 15 (1.32%) Ethernet
5 15 (1.32%) Firewall
5 15 (1.32%) VoIP
6 14 (1.24%) BGP
6 14 (1.24%) Broadband
6 14 (1.24%) HSRP
6 14 (1.24%) IPv6
6 14 (1.24%) MRTG
6 14 (1.24%) OSPF
6 14 (1.24%) SNMP
6 14 (1.24%) TACACS
6 14 (1.24%) VRRP
6 14 (1.24%) Wi-Fi
7 11 (0.97%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 546 (48.19%) MySQL
2 64 (5.65%) SQL Server
3 56 (4.94%) NoSQL
4 46 (4.06%) PostgreSQL
5 40 (3.53%) Redis
6 35 (3.09%) MongoDB
7 24 (2.12%) Relational Database
8 20 (1.77%) Data Warehouse
9 19 (1.68%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 11 (0.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 9 (0.79%) Amazon RDS
11 9 (0.79%) BusinessObjects
12 8 (0.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 6 (0.53%) DB2
13 6 (0.53%) phpMyAdmin
13 6 (0.53%) RDBMS
14 4 (0.35%) Big Data
14 4 (0.35%) GIS
15 3 (0.26%) MariaDB
15 3 (0.26%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 241 (21.27%) Git (software)
2 62 (5.47%) Subversion
3 50 (4.41%) PHPUnit
4 48 (4.24%) JIRA
5 39 (3.44%) gulp
6 36 (3.18%) Jenkins
7 35 (3.09%) Selenium
8 32 (2.82%) Grunt
9 21 (1.85%) Gradle
10 18 (1.59%) WebDriver
11 17 (1.50%) Bitbucket
12 16 (1.41%) Selenium IDE
13 14 (1.24%) Jasmine
14 13 (1.15%) Maven
14 13 (1.15%) Vagrant
15 10 (0.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 10 (0.88%) Visual Studio
16 9 (0.79%) Mercurial
16 9 (0.79%) Xcode
17 8 (0.71%) Cucumber
General
1 211 (18.62%) Advertising
2 106 (9.36%) Retail
3 88 (7.77%) Finance
4 67 (5.91%) Marketing
5 56 (4.94%) Banking
6 41 (3.62%) Telecoms
7 27 (2.38%) Legal
8 20 (1.77%) Automotive
9 14 (1.24%) Games
10 11 (0.97%) Manufacturing
11 7 (0.62%) Law
12 4 (0.35%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.35%) Retail Banking
13 3 (0.26%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.088%) Back Office
14 1 (0.088%) Dutch Language
14 1 (0.088%) German Language
14 1 (0.088%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.088%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 908 (80.14%) Developer
2 489 (43.16%) PHP Developer
3 148 (13.06%) Senior Developer
4 110 (9.71%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 106 (9.36%) Web Developer
6 98 (8.65%) Senior PHP Developer
7 70 (6.18%) Magento Developer
8 55 (4.85%) MySQL Developer
9 54 (4.77%) PHP MySQL Developer
10 48 (4.24%) Lead Developer
11 47 (4.15%) Java Developer
12 43 (3.80%) HTML Developer
12 43 (3.80%) JavaScript Developer
13 40 (3.53%) Software Developer
14 37 (3.27%) Designer
15 36 (3.18%) Junior
16 34 (3.00%) HTML CSS Developer
17 32 (2.82%) Junior Developer
18 30 (2.65%) Lead PHP Developer
19 29 (2.56%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 594 (52.43%) HTML
2 539 (47.57%) CSS
3 369 (32.57%) jQuery
4 297 (26.21%) Laravel
5 236 (20.83%) HTML5
6 204 (18.01%) Web Services
7 177 (15.62%) CSS3
8 165 (14.56%) Symfony
9 163 (14.39%) AngularJS
10 142 (12.53%) REST
11 140 (12.36%) Node.js
12 121 (10.68%) React
13 119 (10.50%) LAMP
14 111 (9.80%) Sass
15 109 (9.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 106 (9.36%) RESTful
17 105 (9.27%) XML
18 97 (8.56%) SOAP
19 84 (7.41%) JSON
20 70 (6.18%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 101 (8.91%) User Experience
2 72 (6.35%) Greenfield Project
3 63 (5.56%) Mobile App
4 52 (4.59%) Computer Science
5 47 (4.15%) Analytical Skills
6 31 (2.74%) Xbox
7 27 (2.38%) Linux Command Line
8 22 (1.94%) Enterprise Software
9 20 (1.77%) Cyberattack
10 17 (1.50%) Management Information System
11 12 (1.06%) Social Media
12 9 (0.79%) CMDB
12 9 (0.79%) Data Structures
13 8 (0.71%) Blog
13 8 (0.71%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 8 (0.71%) Fintech
14 7 (0.62%) Algorithms
14 7 (0.62%) Graphic Design
15 6 (0.53%) Data Centre
15 6 (0.53%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 217 (19.15%) Linux
2 79 (6.97%) Unix
3 57 (5.03%) Android
4 55 (4.85%) Windows
5 43 (3.80%) Apple iOS
6 31 (2.74%) Debian
7 17 (1.50%) Ubuntu
8 15 (1.32%) CentOS
9 10 (0.88%) Windows Server
10 4 (0.35%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.088%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 399 (35.22%) Agile Software Development
2 377 (33.27%) MVC
3 297 (26.21%) Web Development
4 222 (19.59%) E-Commerce
5 215 (18.98%) OO
6 212 (18.71%) OOP
7 171 (15.09%) Front End Development
8 155 (13.68%) Software Engineering
9 140 (12.36%) TDD
10 127 (11.21%) Scrum
11 98 (8.65%) DevOps
12 87 (7.68%) OO PHP
13 84 (7.41%) Test Automation
14 82 (7.24%) Mentoring
15 73 (6.44%) Open Source
16 63 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
17 55 (4.85%) BDD
18 51 (4.50%) SEO
19 49 (4.32%) Responsive Web Design
19 49 (4.32%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 640 (56.49%) JavaScript
2 324 (28.60%) Java
3 205 (18.09%) SQL
4 108 (9.53%) Python
5 96 (8.47%) Ruby
6 76 (6.71%) C#
7 43 (3.80%) T-SQL
8 39 (3.44%) Perl
9 33 (2.91%) Bash Shell
10 30 (2.65%) C++
11 22 (1.94%) Go
12 19 (1.68%) C
13 16 (1.41%) PHP 5
14 14 (1.24%) PHP 7
15 13 (1.15%) Objective-C
16 12 (1.06%) Apple Swift
17 11 (0.97%) Shell Script
18 10 (0.88%) Groovy
18 10 (0.88%) TypeScript
18 10 (0.88%) VB
Qualifications
1 93 (8.21%) Degree
2 42 (3.71%) Computer Science Degree
3 17 (1.50%) Master's Degree
4 8 (0.71%) CCNP
4 8 (0.71%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
4 8 (0.71%) JNCIP
5 5 (0.44%) ISTQB
6 4 (0.35%) HND
7 3 (0.26%) ISEB
7 3 (0.26%) Security Cleared
8 2 (0.18%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.088%) CEH
9 1 (0.088%) CISM
9 1 (0.088%) CISSP
9 1 (0.088%) CREST Certified
9 1 (0.088%) CSQA
9 1 (0.088%) OSCP
9 1 (0.088%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.088%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (4.24%) QA
2 17 (1.50%) PCI DSS
3 11 (0.97%) Web Application Security Consortium
4 1 (0.088%) COBIT
4 1 (0.088%) GPG13
4 1 (0.088%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.088%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 49 (4.32%) Docker
2 25 (2.21%) Active Directory
3 11 (0.97%) Varnish
4 6 (0.53%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (0.44%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.35%) LXC
7 1 (0.088%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.088%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 41 (3.62%) Puppet
2 31 (2.74%) Nagios
3 23 (2.03%) Opscode Chef
4 18 (1.59%) Ansible
5 16 (1.41%) SCCM
6 14 (1.24%) Cacti
6 14 (1.24%) OpenNMS
6 14 (1.24%) RANCID
7 12 (1.06%) Kubernetes
8 6 (0.53%) Grafana
8 6 (0.53%) Graphite
8 6 (0.53%) HAProxy
8 6 (0.53%) SCOM
9 4 (0.35%) Capistrano
10 2 (0.18%) Graylog
10 2 (0.18%) Oracle RMAN
10 2 (0.18%) Terraform
10 2 (0.18%) ZABBIX
11 1 (0.088%) CSIRT
11 1 (0.088%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 146 (12.89%) Zend
2 66 (5.83%) Google
3 59 (5.21%) Oracle
4 33 (2.91%) Adobe
5 32 (2.82%) Microsoft
6 26 (2.29%) New Relic
7 24 (2.12%) Twitter
8 20 (1.77%) Cisco
9 17 (1.50%) Capita
10 14 (1.24%) Ericsson
10 14 (1.24%) Huawei
10 14 (1.24%) Juniper
11 9 (0.79%) Apple
11 9 (0.79%) SaltStack
11 9 (0.79%) ServiceNow
11 9 (0.79%) VMware
12 8 (0.71%) Facebook
13 7 (0.62%) Splunk
14 6 (0.53%) Brocade
14 6 (0.53%) Foundry