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 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
England / North West
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 28 28
Rank change year-on-year +7 0  
Permanent jobs citing PHP 548 383 478
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 8.92% 6.67% 7.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.14% 13.00% 14.10%
Number of salaries quoted 471 323 401
Median salary £36,500 £35,000 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.28% +4.47%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £24,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +2.85%  

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 3619 2947 3390
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 58.90% 51.34% 51.30%
Number of salaries quoted 3118 2507 2898
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 29 March 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 29 March 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 +11 407 £37,500 +7.14% 72
Lancashire +17 55 £35,000 +16.66% 14
Cheshire -20 44 £37,500 - 13
Merseyside +8 40 £36,250 +3.57% 13
PHP
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 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.

1 659 (61.94%) HTML
2 594 (55.83%) JavaScript
3 568 (53.38%) CSS
4 540 (50.75%) MySQL
5 393 (36.94%) jQuery
6 369 (34.68%) Agile Software Development
7 318 (29.89%) MVC
8 295 (27.73%) Git (software)
9 260 (24.44%) Web Development
10 256 (24.06%) OO
11 243 (22.84%) HTML5
12 235 (22.09%) Linux
13 204 (19.17%) Laravel
14 200 (18.80%) E-Commerce
15 194 (18.23%) OOP
16 185 (17.39%) Degree
17 180 (16.92%) LAMP
18 175 (16.45%) SQL
19 166 (15.60%) WordPress
20 150 (14.10%) Magento
21 146 (13.72%) Software Engineering
22 145 (13.63%) Java
23 144 (13.53%) iPad
24 142 (13.35%) .NET
25 139 (13.06%) AngularJS
26 131 (12.31%) CSS3
27 123 (11.56%) User Experience
28 119 (11.18%) Node.js
29 115 (10.81%) Front End Development
30 107 (10.06%) 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
1 166 (15.60%) WordPress
2 75 (7.05%) Apache
3 74 (6.95%) CMS
4 51 (4.79%) Drupal
5 29 (2.73%) nginx
6 18 (1.69%) SharePoint
7 12 (1.13%) OpenStack
8 9 (0.85%) Apache Spark
9 5 (0.47%) ColdFusion
9 5 (0.47%) Elasticsearch
9 5 (0.47%) Joomla!
9 5 (0.47%) Umbraco
10 4 (0.38%) IIS
10 4 (0.38%) SilverStripe
11 3 (0.28%) Apache Solr
12 2 (0.19%) Confluence
12 2 (0.19%) EPiServer
12 2 (0.19%) Sitecore CMS
13 1 (0.094%) MS Exchange
13 1 (0.094%) WebSphere
Applications
1 36 (3.38%) Photoshop
2 18 (1.69%) MS Excel
3 11 (1.03%) Adobe Illustrator
4 9 (0.85%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 9 (0.85%) MS Office
5 1 (0.094%) InDesign
5 1 (0.094%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 150 (14.10%) Magento
2 7 (0.66%) Payment Gateway
3 6 (0.56%) OpenCart
4 4 (0.38%) Shopify
5 2 (0.19%) nopCommerce
5 2 (0.19%) osCommerce
5 2 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.094%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 98 (9.21%) Amazon AWS
2 38 (3.57%) GitHub
3 25 (2.35%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (1.13%) Amazon S3
5 8 (0.75%) SaaS
6 7 (0.66%) Google Cloud Platform
7 5 (0.47%) Sage Pay
8 3 (0.28%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 3 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.28%) Google Analytics
8 3 (0.28%) Google Play
9 2 (0.19%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (0.19%) Firebase
9 2 (0.19%) Heroku
10 1 (0.094%) Amazon EMR
10 1 (0.094%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.094%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.094%) IaaS
10 1 (0.094%) Office 365
10 1 (0.094%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 51 (4.79%) Internet
2 33 (3.10%) DNS
3 25 (2.35%) TCP/IP
4 24 (2.26%) HTTP
5 14 (1.32%) Firewall
6 9 (0.85%) SMTP
7 8 (0.75%) VoIP
7 8 (0.75%) WAN
8 7 (0.66%) Asterisk PBX
8 7 (0.66%) Broadband
8 7 (0.66%) Ethernet
8 7 (0.66%) IPv6
8 7 (0.66%) TACACS
8 7 (0.66%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (0.47%) FTP
10 3 (0.28%) SSL
11 2 (0.19%) Intranet
11 2 (0.19%) LAN
11 2 (0.19%) SAN
12 1 (0.094%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 540 (50.75%) MySQL
2 81 (7.61%) SQL Server
3 48 (4.51%) NoSQL
4 33 (3.10%) Relational Database
5 28 (2.63%) RDBMS
6 25 (2.35%) PostgreSQL
7 19 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 17 (1.60%) Big Data
9 16 (1.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 13 (1.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 11 (1.03%) SQL Server 2014
12 8 (0.75%) Oracle Database
13 7 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
14 6 (0.56%) Crystal Reports
14 6 (0.56%) MongoDB
14 6 (0.56%) Redis
14 6 (0.56%) SQL Server 2005
15 5 (0.47%) Hadoop
15 5 (0.47%) SQL Server 2008
16 4 (0.38%) GIS
Development Applications
1 295 (27.73%) Git (software)
2 53 (4.98%) JIRA
3 52 (4.89%) Subversion
4 41 (3.85%) Visual Studio
5 26 (2.44%) Jenkins
6 19 (1.79%) Grunt
6 19 (1.79%) gulp
6 19 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
7 18 (1.69%) Vagrant
8 12 (1.13%) Bitbucket
9 10 (0.94%) Selenium
10 8 (0.75%) Mercurial
11 7 (0.66%) PHPUnit
12 6 (0.56%) Eclipse
13 5 (0.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 5 (0.47%) Cucumber
14 4 (0.38%) git-flow
14 4 (0.38%) Maven
14 4 (0.38%) PhpStorm
14 4 (0.38%) Travis CI
General
1 92 (8.65%) Retail
2 68 (6.39%) Marketing
3 54 (5.08%) Finance
4 36 (3.38%) Advertising
5 31 (2.91%) Electronics
6 25 (2.35%) Games
6 25 (2.35%) Manufacturing
7 19 (1.79%) Banking
8 17 (1.60%) Telecoms
9 7 (0.66%) Legal
9 7 (0.66%) Multimedia
10 6 (0.56%) Publishing
11 5 (0.47%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.094%) Law
12 1 (0.094%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 806 (75.75%) Developer
2 514 (48.31%) PHP Developer
3 138 (12.97%) Web Developer
4 119 (11.18%) Senior Developer
5 105 (9.87%) Senior PHP Developer
6 87 (8.18%) Software Developer
7 75 (7.05%) PHP Web Developer
8 73 (6.86%) JavaScript Developer
9 72 (6.77%) Lead Developer
10 60 (5.64%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 58 (5.45%) Lead PHP Developer
12 55 (5.17%) Junior
13 54 (5.08%) Junior Developer
14 52 (4.89%) Architect
15 47 (4.42%) Software Engineer
16 44 (4.14%) Embedded Engineer
16 44 (4.14%) HTML Developer
17 42 (3.95%) HTML CSS Developer
17 42 (3.95%) PHP Laravel Developer
18 41 (3.85%) Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 659 (61.94%) HTML
2 568 (53.38%) CSS
3 393 (36.94%) jQuery
4 243 (22.84%) HTML5
5 204 (19.17%) Laravel
6 180 (16.92%) LAMP
7 142 (13.35%) .NET
8 139 (13.06%) AngularJS
9 131 (12.31%) CSS3
10 119 (11.18%) Node.js
11 107 (10.06%) Ajax
12 96 (9.02%) Symfony
13 81 (7.61%) Web Services
14 78 (7.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 62 (5.83%) Sass
16 58 (5.45%) XML
17 52 (4.89%) ASP.NET
17 52 (4.89%) REST
18 46 (4.32%) SOAP
19 31 (2.91%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 144 (13.53%) iPad
2 123 (11.56%) User Experience
3 104 (9.77%) Computer Science
4 103 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
5 51 (4.79%) Mobile App
6 45 (4.23%) Algorithms
7 28 (2.63%) Data Structures
8 22 (2.07%) Device Driver
9 18 (1.69%) Linux Command Line
10 16 (1.50%) Clustering
11 8 (0.75%) Replication
12 7 (0.66%) N-Tier
12 7 (0.66%) Social Media
13 6 (0.56%) Digital Media
13 6 (0.56%) iPhone
13 6 (0.56%) New Media
14 5 (0.47%) Blog
14 5 (0.47%) Hedge funds
14 5 (0.47%) Virtual Team
15 4 (0.38%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 235 (22.09%) Linux
2 41 (3.85%) Embedded Linux
2 41 (3.85%) Windows
3 36 (3.38%) Android
4 35 (3.29%) Apple iOS
5 24 (2.26%) Ubuntu
6 21 (1.97%) CentOS
7 15 (1.41%) Debian
7 15 (1.41%) Mac OS X
8 14 (1.32%) Unix
9 7 (0.66%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.094%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.094%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.094%) Solaris
10 1 (0.094%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.094%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 369 (34.68%) Agile Software Development
2 318 (29.89%) MVC
3 260 (24.44%) Web Development
4 256 (24.06%) OO
5 200 (18.80%) E-Commerce
6 194 (18.23%) OOP
7 146 (13.72%) Software Engineering
8 115 (10.81%) Front End Development
9 107 (10.06%) OO PHP
10 101 (9.49%) Scrum
11 75 (7.05%) TDD
12 74 (6.95%) Continuous Integration
13 62 (5.83%) Unit Testing
14 58 (5.45%) Open Source
15 57 (5.36%) DevOps
16 55 (5.17%) SDLC
17 54 (5.08%) Mentoring
17 54 (5.08%) Validation
18 43 (4.04%) SEO
19 42 (3.95%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 594 (55.83%) JavaScript
2 175 (16.45%) SQL
3 145 (13.63%) Java
4 99 (9.30%) C#
5 88 (8.27%) C++
6 73 (6.86%) C
7 68 (6.39%) Python
8 59 (5.55%) Perl
9 58 (5.45%) Embedded C
10 39 (3.67%) Ruby
11 34 (3.20%) Embedded C++
12 30 (2.82%) PHP 5
13 25 (2.35%) VB
14 14 (1.32%) Bash Shell
15 12 (1.13%) VB.NET
16 11 (1.03%) VB6
17 10 (0.94%) T-SQL
18 8 (0.75%) Shell Script
19 7 (0.66%) XQuery
20 5 (0.47%) VBA
Qualifications
1 185 (17.39%) Degree
2 23 (2.16%) HND
3 21 (1.97%) HNC
4 7 (0.66%) CCNP
4 7 (0.66%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (0.47%) DBS Check
6 4 (0.38%) MySQL Certification
7 2 (0.19%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.19%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.19%) SANS
7 2 (0.19%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (4.04%) QA
2 7 (0.66%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.28%) PMO
4 2 (0.19%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.094%) GCP
5 1 (0.094%) SDET
System Software
1 34 (3.20%) Firmware
2 16 (1.50%) Docker
3 10 (0.94%) Postfix
3 10 (0.94%) qmail
4 8 (0.75%) Active Directory
4 8 (0.75%) Varnish
5 2 (0.19%) KVM
5 2 (0.19%) VirtualBox
5 2 (0.19%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.094%) HDFS
6 1 (0.094%) oVirt
6 1 (0.094%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.094%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.094%) Xen
Systems Management
1 29 (2.73%) Puppet
2 17 (1.60%) Nagios
2 17 (1.60%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (1.32%) Ansible
4 7 (0.66%) OpenNMS
4 7 (0.66%) RANCID
4 7 (0.66%) SCCM
5 4 (0.38%) cPanel
6 3 (0.28%) Terraform
7 2 (0.19%) Failover Clustering
7 2 (0.19%) FortiGate
7 2 (0.19%) Kubernetes
7 2 (0.19%) Plesk
8 1 (0.094%) Capistrano
8 1 (0.094%) Cobbler
8 1 (0.094%) Mesos
8 1 (0.094%) Rancher
8 1 (0.094%) rkt
8 1 (0.094%) Salt
Vendors
1 83 (7.80%) Zend
2 33 (3.10%) Microsoft
3 25 (2.35%) Oracle
4 19 (1.79%) Google
5 14 (1.32%) Adobe
6 11 (1.03%) VMware
7 9 (0.85%) Cisco
8 7 (0.66%) Brocade
8 7 (0.66%) Ericsson
8 7 (0.66%) Facebook
8 7 (0.66%) Foundry
8 7 (0.66%) Huawei
8 7 (0.66%) Juniper
8 7 (0.66%) Xamarin
8 7 (0.66%) ZyXEL
9 6 (0.56%) IBM
9 6 (0.56%) Twitter
10 4 (0.38%) Apple
10 4 (0.38%) Red Hat
11 2 (0.19%) CheckPoint
Altrincham, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Burnley, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bury, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £26000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Chassam Contract
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Preston, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £25500 - £30000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Premier IT
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Premier IT
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Rutherford Grant Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Douglas-Scott
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum + Good Package
Posted: 13 hours ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Reed Technology
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £70k - 80k per year + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Lancaster, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 18,000 - 25,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bury, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £24,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Preston, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Isle of Man
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago