Period
to 15 November 2019

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 15 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
England > North West
6 months to
15 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 34 41 24
Rank change year-on-year +7 -17 +2
Permanent jobs citing PHP 678 681 1,125
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 6.77% 5.80% 8.48%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.05% 10.94% 15.18%
Number of salaries quoted 626 547 991
North West median annual salary £40,250 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.63% +3.90% +2.67%
10th Percentile £26,750 £25,900 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £58,450 £55,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.65% +7.50% -

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 5,195 6,225 7,410
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 51.86% 53.06% 55.83%
Number of salaries quoted 4,196 5,214 6,207
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%

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 15 November 2019.

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 15 November 2019. 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 +9 496 £42,500 +6.25% 124
Cheshire -10 95 £35,000 -17.65% 32
Lancashire +17 63 £40,000 +14.29% 25
Merseyside -2 23 £35,000 +6.06% 18
Cumbria -9 1 £22,500 - 2
PHP
England

For the 6 months to 15 November 2019, 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.

1 362 (53.39%) JavaScript
2 301 (44.40%) HTML
3 300 (44.25%) Laravel
4 298 (43.95%) MySQL
5 286 (42.18%) CSS
6 249 (36.73%) Agile Software Development
7 187 (27.58%) MVC
8 186 (27.43%) Git (software)
9 161 (23.75%) TDD
10 158 (23.30%) OO
11 123 (18.14%) Node.js
12 120 (17.70%) Linux
13 115 (16.96%) AngularJS
14 111 (16.37%) Symfony
15 108 (15.93%) jQuery
15 108 (15.93%) AWS
16 106 (15.63%) Web Development
17 104 (15.34%) Greenfield Project
18 102 (15.04%) Docker
19 94 (13.86%) BDD
20 93 (13.72%) Java
21 88 (12.98%) OOP
22 84 (12.39%) React
23 83 (12.24%) HTML5
23 83 (12.24%) Front End Development
24 82 (12.09%) Web Services
25 81 (11.95%) E-Commerce
26 80 (11.80%) WordPress
27 77 (11.36%) Vue.js
28 72 (10.62%) SQL

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 80 (11.80%) WordPress
2 45 (6.64%) CMS
3 28 (4.13%) Drupal
4 26 (3.83%) Apache
5 24 (3.54%) nginx
6 8 (1.18%) Kentico
7 6 (0.88%) SharePoint
8 3 (0.44%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (0.44%) Moodle
9 2 (0.29%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.29%) Apache Spark
9 2 (0.29%) Confluence
9 2 (0.29%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.15%) IBM Domino
10 1 (0.15%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.15%) NServiceBus
10 1 (0.15%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.15%) Umbraco
Applications
1 8 (1.18%) Microsoft Excel
1 8 (1.18%) Photoshop
2 6 (0.88%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (0.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.15%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 61 (9.00%) Magento
2 10 (1.47%) CiviCRM
3 3 (0.44%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.44%) JDE OneWorld
3 3 (0.44%) Payment Gateway
3 3 (0.44%) SAP ERP
3 3 (0.44%) SAP Hybris
3 3 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.15%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 108 (15.93%) AWS
2 68 (10.03%) GitHub
3 20 (2.95%) Serverless
4 17 (2.51%) Azure
5 14 (2.06%) GCP
6 13 (1.92%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 11 (1.62%) SaaS
8 8 (1.18%) Asana
9 7 (1.03%) Power Platform
10 5 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
11 4 (0.59%) AWS Lambda
11 4 (0.59%) Google Tag Manager
11 4 (0.59%) npm
11 4 (0.59%) Sage Pay
12 3 (0.44%) Apple Pay
12 3 (0.44%) AWS CloudFormation
12 3 (0.44%) Boomi
12 3 (0.44%) Google Pay
12 3 (0.44%) Heroku
12 3 (0.44%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.33%) DNS
2 8 (1.18%) SSH
3 6 (0.88%) TCP/IP
4 5 (0.74%) SMS
5 4 (0.59%) Internet
6 3 (0.44%) ATM
6 3 (0.44%) HTTP
7 2 (0.29%) FTP
7 2 (0.29%) LAN
7 2 (0.29%) RFID
7 2 (0.29%) Skype
7 2 (0.29%) SSL
7 2 (0.29%) WAN
8 1 (0.15%) DHCP
8 1 (0.15%) Intranet
8 1 (0.15%) VoIP
8 1 (0.15%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 298 (43.95%) MySQL
2 32 (4.72%) SQL Server
3 30 (4.42%) NoSQL
4 21 (3.10%) PostgreSQL
5 18 (2.65%) Redis
6 13 (1.92%) MongoDB
7 10 (1.47%) Relational Database
8 9 (1.33%) QlikView
9 8 (1.18%) Blockchain
10 7 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (1.03%) Power BI
11 6 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 5 (0.74%) Amazon Aurora
12 5 (0.74%) Big Data
12 5 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
12 5 (0.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 4 (0.59%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 2 (0.29%) MariaDB
15 1 (0.15%) Amazon RDS
15 1 (0.15%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 186 (27.43%) Git (software)
2 61 (9.00%) JIRA
3 33 (4.87%) GitLab
4 27 (3.98%) PHPUnit
5 24 (3.54%) Vagrant
6 23 (3.39%) webpack
7 22 (3.24%) Bitbucket
8 21 (3.10%) Maven
8 21 (3.10%) Selenium
8 21 (3.10%) Subversion
9 19 (2.80%) Gatling
9 19 (2.80%) git-flow
9 19 (2.80%) JUnit
10 17 (2.51%) Jenkins
11 11 (1.62%) Mercurial
11 11 (1.62%) RSpec
12 9 (1.33%) gulp
13 6 (0.88%) Visual Studio
14 4 (0.59%) Grunt
15 3 (0.44%) Jasmine
General
1 58 (8.55%) Marketing
2 38 (5.60%) Retail
3 27 (3.98%) Manufacturing
4 26 (3.83%) Games
5 20 (2.95%) Finance
6 10 (1.47%) Banking
6 10 (1.47%) Legal
7 6 (0.88%) Automotive
8 5 (0.74%) Back Office
8 5 (0.74%) Public Sector
9 4 (0.59%) Advertising
9 4 (0.59%) Aerospace
10 3 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.29%) Electronics
11 2 (0.29%) German Language
11 2 (0.29%) Italian Language
11 2 (0.29%) Polish Language
11 2 (0.29%) Russian Language
11 2 (0.29%) Spanish Language
11 2 (0.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 579 (85.40%) Developer
2 357 (52.65%) PHP Developer
3 101 (14.90%) Senior Developer
4 57 (8.41%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 51 (7.52%) Senior PHP Developer
6 47 (6.93%) PHP Laravel Developer
7 46 (6.78%) Web Developer
8 42 (6.19%) JavaScript Developer
9 33 (4.87%) Java Developer
10 32 (4.72%) Senior Java Developer
11 30 (4.42%) Full Stack Developer
12 28 (4.13%) Junior
12 28 (4.13%) Junior Developer
13 27 (3.98%) Software Developer
14 22 (3.24%) Lead Developer
15 21 (3.10%) Magento Developer
15 21 (3.10%) PHP Symfony Developer
15 21 (3.10%) Symfony Developer
16 18 (2.65%) PHP Web Developer
17 17 (2.51%) Backend Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 301 (44.40%) HTML
2 300 (44.25%) Laravel
3 286 (42.18%) CSS
4 123 (18.14%) Node.js
5 115 (16.96%) AngularJS
6 111 (16.37%) Symfony
7 108 (15.93%) jQuery
8 84 (12.39%) React
9 83 (12.24%) HTML5
10 82 (12.09%) Web Services
11 77 (11.36%) Vue.js
12 53 (7.82%) RESTful
13 52 (7.67%) CSS3
14 51 (7.52%) Sass
15 49 (7.23%) XML
16 47 (6.93%) LAMP
17 46 (6.78%) Spring
18 40 (5.90%) .NET
19 36 (5.31%) Ajax
19 36 (5.31%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 104 (15.34%) Greenfield Project
2 42 (6.19%) User Experience
3 20 (2.95%) Linux Command Line
4 19 (2.80%) Mobile App
5 17 (2.51%) Self-Motivation
6 16 (2.36%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (1.33%) Blog
8 7 (1.03%) Management Information System
9 4 (0.59%) Data Structures
9 4 (0.59%) Life Science
9 4 (0.59%) Public Cloud
9 4 (0.59%) Security Operations Centre
9 4 (0.59%) Social Media
10 3 (0.44%) Replication
10 3 (0.44%) Xbox
11 2 (0.29%) Clustering
11 2 (0.29%) Marketing Technology
11 2 (0.29%) New Media
11 2 (0.29%) NHS
12 1 (0.15%) Analytical Mindset
Operating Systems
1 120 (17.70%) Linux
2 28 (4.13%) Unix
3 26 (3.83%) Android
4 18 (2.65%) Windows
5 10 (1.47%) Apple iOS
6 9 (1.33%) CentOS
6 9 (1.33%) Mac OS
7 4 (0.59%) Ubuntu
8 3 (0.44%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.44%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.29%) AIX
10 1 (0.15%) Debian
10 1 (0.15%) Kali Linux
10 1 (0.15%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.15%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 249 (36.73%) Agile Software Development
2 187 (27.58%) MVC
3 161 (23.75%) TDD
4 158 (23.30%) OO
5 106 (15.63%) Web Development
6 94 (13.86%) BDD
7 88 (12.98%) OOP
8 83 (12.24%) Front End Development
9 81 (11.95%) E-Commerce
10 70 (10.32%) Microservices
11 68 (10.03%) DevOps
11 68 (10.03%) OO PHP
12 47 (6.93%) Test Automation
13 41 (6.05%) Unit Testing
14 35 (5.16%) Problem-Solving
15 31 (4.57%) Open Source
15 31 (4.57%) Software Engineering
16 28 (4.13%) Business Intelligence
16 28 (4.13%) Mentoring
17 26 (3.83%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 362 (53.39%) JavaScript
2 93 (13.72%) Java
3 72 (10.62%) SQL
4 70 (10.32%) Python
5 48 (7.08%) Ruby
6 39 (5.75%) C#
7 33 (4.87%) Go
8 29 (4.28%) Bash Shell
9 21 (3.10%) PHP 7
10 19 (2.80%) Java 8
11 13 (1.92%) ES6
12 9 (1.33%) TypeScript
13 8 (1.18%) Perl
14 7 (1.03%) C
14 7 (1.03%) T-SQL
14 7 (1.03%) VB
15 6 (0.88%) C++
15 6 (0.88%) Kotlin
15 6 (0.88%) PHP 5
15 6 (0.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 36 (5.31%) Degree
2 11 (1.62%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (0.74%) GIAC
3 5 (0.74%) OSCP
4 4 (0.59%) CISM
4 4 (0.59%) CISSP
4 4 (0.59%) CIW
5 2 (0.29%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.29%) TOGAF Certification
6 1 (0.15%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 1 (0.15%) CEH
6 1 (0.15%) CHFI
6 1 (0.15%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.15%) ECIH
6 1 (0.15%) GCIH
6 1 (0.15%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (1.92%) QA
2 2 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.15%) GDPR
3 1 (0.15%) SLA
System Software
1 102 (15.04%) Docker
2 5 (0.74%) Varnish
2 5 (0.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.29%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.29%) Firmware
3 2 (0.29%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.15%) LXC
4 1 (0.15%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 31 (4.57%) Opscode Chef
2 29 (4.28%) Ansible
2 29 (4.28%) Terraform
3 20 (2.95%) Kubernetes
4 4 (0.59%) Puppet
5 3 (0.44%) cPanel
6 2 (0.29%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 2 (0.29%) Nagios
6 2 (0.29%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.15%) Nessus
7 1 (0.15%) Nmap
7 1 (0.15%) OpenVAS
7 1 (0.15%) QRadar
7 1 (0.15%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 48 (7.08%) Zend
2 25 (3.69%) Atlassian
3 24 (3.54%) Microsoft
4 21 (3.10%) Salesforce.com
5 14 (2.06%) Google
6 12 (1.77%) Oracle
6 12 (1.77%) Sage
7 9 (1.33%) Marketo
7 9 (1.33%) Pardot
8 5 (0.74%) Adobe
8 5 (0.74%) Apple
8 5 (0.74%) VMware
9 4 (0.59%) Demandware
10 3 (0.44%) Dell
10 3 (0.44%) hybris
10 3 (0.44%) JD Edwards
10 3 (0.44%) RedPrairie
10 3 (0.44%) SAP
10 3 (0.44%) WooCommerce
11 2 (0.29%) Rackspace