Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
England > North West
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 24 30
Rank change year-on-year +2 +6 -2
Permanent jobs citing PHP 1134 970 865
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 8.56% 7.77% 6.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.38% 13.84% 13.02%
Number of salaries quoted 990 899 766
North West median annual salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.67% +7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,000 £22,750
90th Percentile £55,000 £60,000 £52,500
England median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 7374 7011 6642
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 55.65% 56.15% 50.87%
Number of salaries quoted 6143 6086 5711
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 £60,000 £58,750 £55,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% 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 24 November 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 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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 +2 802 £38,500 +2.67% 57
Cheshire -27 145 £40,000 +3.90% 16
Merseyside +37 124 £42,500 +13.33% 11
Lancashire -6 59 £35,000 +7.69% 3
PHP
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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.

1 676 (59.61%) JavaScript
2 640 (56.44%) HTML
3 607 (53.53%) CSS
4 558 (49.21%) MySQL
5 415 (36.60%) jQuery
6 363 (32.01%) Agile Software Development
7 338 (29.81%) MVC
8 307 (27.07%) Web Development
9 283 (24.96%) Laravel
10 274 (24.16%) HTML5
10 274 (24.16%) E-Commerce
11 256 (22.57%) OO
12 238 (20.99%) SQL
13 236 (20.81%) Java
14 235 (20.72%) Git (software)
15 231 (20.37%) OOP
16 202 (17.81%) Linux
17 191 (16.84%) CSS3
18 183 (16.14%) AngularJS
19 182 (16.05%) Web Services
20 180 (15.87%) Symfony
21 177 (15.61%) Zend
22 166 (14.64%) Retail
23 164 (14.46%) Magento
24 154 (13.58%) Node.js
25 152 (13.40%) Front End Development
26 148 (13.05%) Software Engineering
26 148 (13.05%) TDD
27 145 (12.79%) Advertising
28 139 (12.26%) 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
1 120 (10.58%) WordPress
2 105 (9.26%) Apache
3 75 (6.61%) CMS
4 47 (4.14%) Drupal
5 38 (3.35%) nginx
6 31 (2.73%) IIS
7 20 (1.76%) Apache Solr
8 19 (1.68%) Elasticsearch
9 16 (1.41%) Joomla!
10 10 (0.88%) Confluence
11 5 (0.44%) Tomcat
12 4 (0.35%) OpenStack
13 3 (0.26%) concrete5
13 3 (0.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 3 (0.26%) Sitecore CMS
14 2 (0.18%) ColdFusion
14 2 (0.18%) JBoss
14 2 (0.18%) Umbraco
15 1 (0.088%) SharePoint
15 1 (0.088%) WebLogic
Applications
1 43 (3.79%) Photoshop
2 27 (2.38%) FileZilla
3 14 (1.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 14 (1.23%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (0.35%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (0.35%) Microsoft Office
5 3 (0.26%) GIMP
5 3 (0.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.18%) FreeHand
7 1 (0.088%) Adobe After Effects
7 1 (0.088%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (0.088%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 164 (14.46%) Magento
2 25 (2.20%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.18%) OpenCart
3 2 (0.18%) osCommerce
4 1 (0.088%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 135 (11.90%) Amazon AWS
2 52 (4.59%) GitHub
3 35 (3.09%) Microsoft Azure
4 25 (2.20%) Amazon EC2
5 24 (2.12%) Google Cloud Platform
6 21 (1.85%) Amazon SQS
7 20 (1.76%) AWS Lambda
7 20 (1.76%) Serverless
8 19 (1.68%) Cloud Computing
8 19 (1.68%) Google App Engine
9 17 (1.50%) Sage Pay
10 13 (1.15%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 12 (1.06%) Amazon S3
12 11 (0.97%) SaaS
13 7 (0.62%) Google Play
14 6 (0.53%) Route 53
15 5 (0.44%) IaaS
15 5 (0.44%) PaaS
16 4 (0.35%) AWS CloudFormation
16 4 (0.35%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 43 (3.79%) HTTP
2 27 (2.38%) FTP
2 27 (2.38%) SMTP
3 22 (1.94%) Internet
4 17 (1.50%) SSL
5 11 (0.97%) Firewall
6 8 (0.71%) DNS
6 8 (0.71%) Wi-Fi
7 7 (0.62%) BGP
7 7 (0.62%) Broadband
7 7 (0.62%) Ethernet
7 7 (0.62%) HSRP
7 7 (0.62%) IPv6
7 7 (0.62%) OSPF
7 7 (0.62%) SNMP
7 7 (0.62%) TACACS
7 7 (0.62%) VLAN
7 7 (0.62%) VoIP
7 7 (0.62%) VPN
7 7 (0.62%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 558 (49.21%) MySQL
2 71 (6.26%) NoSQL
3 46 (4.06%) SQL Server
4 37 (3.26%) Redis
5 31 (2.73%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 31 (2.73%) PostgreSQL
6 30 (2.65%) Relational Database
7 13 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
8 12 (1.06%) Amazon RDS
8 12 (1.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 11 (0.97%) MongoDB
10 9 (0.79%) Big Data
11 8 (0.71%) DB2
11 8 (0.71%) MariaDB
11 8 (0.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 5 (0.44%) phpMyAdmin
13 4 (0.35%) GIS
13 4 (0.35%) Oracle Database
13 4 (0.35%) SQLite
14 3 (0.26%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 235 (20.72%) Git (software)
2 54 (4.76%) PHPUnit
3 53 (4.67%) Selenium
4 52 (4.59%) Subversion
5 49 (4.32%) Jenkins
6 46 (4.06%) JIRA
7 41 (3.62%) Vagrant
8 38 (3.35%) WebDriver
9 35 (3.09%) Bitbucket
9 35 (3.09%) Grunt
9 35 (3.09%) gulp
10 33 (2.91%) Selenium IDE
11 20 (1.76%) Codeception
11 20 (1.76%) Gradle
12 15 (1.32%) Jasmine
13 9 (0.79%) Xcode
13 9 (0.79%) Xdebug
14 7 (0.62%) Maven
14 7 (0.62%) PhpStorm
15 6 (0.53%) Cucumber
General
1 166 (14.64%) Retail
2 145 (12.79%) Advertising
3 124 (10.93%) Finance
4 75 (6.61%) Marketing
5 50 (4.41%) Banking
6 42 (3.70%) Telecoms
7 27 (2.38%) Manufacturing
8 20 (1.76%) Automotive
9 18 (1.59%) Electronics
10 16 (1.41%) Games
11 15 (1.32%) Legal
12 6 (0.53%) Publishing
13 5 (0.44%) Back Office
13 5 (0.44%) Retail Banking
14 3 (0.26%) Multimedia
15 1 (0.088%) Aerospace
15 1 (0.088%) Financial Institution
15 1 (0.088%) Law
15 1 (0.088%) Local Government
15 1 (0.088%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 934 (82.36%) Developer
2 570 (50.26%) PHP Developer
3 175 (15.43%) Senior Developer
4 145 (12.79%) Senior PHP Developer
5 132 (11.64%) Web Developer
6 112 (9.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 88 (7.76%) JavaScript Developer
8 68 (6.00%) Lead Developer
9 59 (5.20%) HTML Developer
10 57 (5.03%) MySQL Developer
10 57 (5.03%) PHP MySQL Developer
11 51 (4.50%) Junior
12 49 (4.32%) HTML CSS Developer
12 49 (4.32%) Lead PHP Developer
13 47 (4.14%) Junior Developer
13 47 (4.14%) Magento Developer
14 41 (3.62%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 38 (3.35%) PHP Web Developer
16 35 (3.09%) Software Developer
17 33 (2.91%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 640 (56.44%) HTML
2 607 (53.53%) CSS
3 415 (36.60%) jQuery
4 283 (24.96%) Laravel
5 274 (24.16%) HTML5
6 191 (16.84%) CSS3
7 183 (16.14%) AngularJS
8 182 (16.05%) Web Services
9 180 (15.87%) Symfony
10 154 (13.58%) Node.js
11 139 (12.26%) REST
12 127 (11.20%) Sass
13 113 (9.96%) JSON
14 110 (9.70%) LAMP
15 105 (9.26%) React
16 102 (8.99%) SOAP
17 97 (8.55%) Ajax
18 96 (8.47%) XML
19 88 (7.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 83 (7.32%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 94 (8.29%) User Experience
2 58 (5.11%) Greenfield Project
2 58 (5.11%) iPad
3 56 (4.94%) Computer Science
4 42 (3.70%) Mobile App
5 41 (3.62%) Analytical Skills
6 25 (2.20%) Enterprise Software
7 16 (1.41%) Blog
8 15 (1.32%) Management Information System
8 15 (1.32%) Xbox
9 13 (1.15%) Cyber Attack
10 8 (0.71%) Data Structures
10 8 (0.71%) Digital Signage
10 8 (0.71%) Linux Command Line
10 8 (0.71%) Replication
10 8 (0.71%) Social Media
11 7 (0.62%) Fintech
12 6 (0.53%) Graphic Design
12 6 (0.53%) RIA
13 5 (0.44%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 202 (17.81%) Linux
2 52 (4.59%) Android
2 52 (4.59%) Unix
3 40 (3.53%) Apple iOS
4 36 (3.17%) Windows
5 17 (1.50%) Ubuntu
6 11 (0.97%) Debian
7 8 (0.71%) Windows Server
8 7 (0.62%) CentOS
9 2 (0.18%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.088%) Solaris
10 1 (0.088%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.088%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.088%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.088%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 363 (32.01%) Agile Software Development
2 338 (29.81%) MVC
3 307 (27.07%) Web Development
4 274 (24.16%) E-Commerce
5 256 (22.57%) OO
6 231 (20.37%) OOP
7 152 (13.40%) Front End Development
8 148 (13.05%) Software Engineering
8 148 (13.05%) TDD
9 122 (10.76%) DevOps
10 114 (10.05%) OO PHP
11 102 (8.99%) Scrum
12 83 (7.32%) Mentoring
13 69 (6.08%) Continuous Integration
14 62 (5.47%) Open Source
15 60 (5.29%) Test Automation
16 59 (5.20%) Project Management
17 46 (4.06%) Microservices
17 46 (4.06%) SDLC
17 46 (4.06%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 676 (59.61%) JavaScript
2 238 (20.99%) SQL
3 236 (20.81%) Java
4 95 (8.38%) Python
5 71 (6.26%) Ruby
6 64 (5.64%) T-SQL
7 58 (5.11%) C#
8 45 (3.97%) PHP 5
9 41 (3.62%) PHP 7
10 35 (3.09%) Perl
11 32 (2.82%) VBScript
12 28 (2.47%) Bash Shell
13 18 (1.59%) C
14 16 (1.41%) Go
15 15 (1.32%) C++
16 12 (1.06%) VB
17 10 (0.88%) Apple Swift
17 10 (0.88%) ES6
18 8 (0.71%) Shell Script
18 8 (0.71%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 81 (7.14%) Degree
2 29 (2.56%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (0.71%) ISTQB
4 6 (0.53%) ISEB
4 6 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (0.44%) HND
5 5 (0.44%) Master's Degree
6 4 (0.35%) SANS
7 3 (0.26%) DV Cleared
7 3 (0.26%) Security Cleared
8 2 (0.18%) CCNP
8 2 (0.18%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.18%) JNCIP
9 1 (0.088%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (3.26%) QA
2 12 (1.06%) GCP
3 11 (0.97%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.44%) Web Application Security Consortium
5 4 (0.35%) Cyber Essentials
5 4 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 63 (5.56%) Docker
2 8 (0.71%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.44%) Varnish
4 4 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.18%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.088%) Firmware
6 1 (0.088%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 58 (5.11%) Puppet
2 23 (2.03%) Kubernetes
3 22 (1.94%) Opscode Chef
4 20 (1.76%) Ansible
4 20 (1.76%) Capistrano
5 10 (0.88%) SCCM
6 9 (0.79%) Nagios
7 7 (0.62%) Cacti
7 7 (0.62%) OpenNMS
7 7 (0.62%) RANCID
7 7 (0.62%) Terraform
8 5 (0.44%) SCOM
9 4 (0.35%) FortiGate
10 3 (0.26%) Oracle RMAN
11 2 (0.18%) Failover Clustering
11 2 (0.18%) Salt
12 1 (0.088%) Cobbler
12 1 (0.088%) Plesk
12 1 (0.088%) Prometheus
12 1 (0.088%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 177 (15.61%) Zend
2 54 (4.76%) Oracle
3 52 (4.59%) Google
4 34 (3.00%) Microsoft
5 29 (2.56%) Adobe
6 28 (2.47%) PayPal
7 18 (1.59%) SAP
8 15 (1.32%) CyberSource
9 12 (1.06%) Twitter
10 11 (0.97%) Cisco
11 8 (0.71%) Apple
11 8 (0.71%) Percona
11 8 (0.71%) SaltStack
12 7 (0.62%) Ericsson
12 7 (0.62%) Huawei
12 7 (0.62%) Juniper
13 6 (0.53%) VMware
14 5 (0.44%) Brocade
14 5 (0.44%) Sage
14 5 (0.44%) ZyXEL