The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for PHP 5 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited PHP 5 over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP 5
England / North West
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 246 229 248
Rank change year-on-year -17 +19  
Permanent jobs citing PHP 5 26 8 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.38% 0.14% 0.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.65% 0.27% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 26 8 8
Median salary £45,000 £36,250 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +24.13% +45.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £32,200 £23,950
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +6.66% +15.38%  

PHP 5 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 4005 3012 3289
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 58.49% 53.71% 52.04%
Number of salaries quoted 3434 2601 2796
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

PHP 5
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing PHP 5 as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for PHP 5 in the North West

PHP 5
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PHP 5 in the North West.

Salary trend for PHP 5 in the North West

PHP 5
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PHP 5 in the North West over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for PHP 5 in the North West

PHP 5
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 5 within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 June 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
Merseyside +4 9 £50,000 +25.00% 4
Manchester - 9 £47,500 - 1
Cheshire -33 6 £41,250 +17.85% 2
Lancashire - 2 £35,000 -
PHP 5
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT jobs citing PHP 5 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 5.

1 36 (100.00%) PHP
2 29 (80.56%) MySQL
3 24 (66.67%) MVC
4 19 (52.78%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (52.78%) Git (software)
5 17 (47.22%) JavaScript
6 15 (41.67%) HTML
6 15 (41.67%) OOP
7 14 (38.89%) CSS
8 13 (36.11%) Zend
9 12 (33.33%) Subversion
9 12 (33.33%) SOAP
9 12 (33.33%) REST
9 12 (33.33%) Laravel
10 10 (27.78%) LAMP
11 9 (25.00%) Finance
11 9 (25.00%) jQuery
11 9 (25.00%) HTML5
12 8 (22.22%) Symfony
12 8 (22.22%) E-Commerce
12 8 (22.22%) Linux
12 8 (22.22%) Web Development
13 7 (19.44%) Unit Testing
13 7 (19.44%) SQL Server
14 6 (16.67%) Scrum
14 6 (16.67%) Magento
14 6 (16.67%) User Experience
14 6 (16.67%) Microservices
14 6 (16.67%) Greenfield Project
15 5 (13.89%) Front End Development

PHP 5
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 4 (11.11%) Apache
1 4 (11.11%) CMS
2 3 (8.33%) nginx
3 1 (2.78%) JBoss
3 1 (2.78%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) GIMP
1 2 (5.56%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (16.67%) Magento
2 3 (8.33%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.11%) SaaS
2 3 (8.33%) GitHub
3 2 (5.56%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (80.56%) MySQL
2 7 (19.44%) SQL Server
3 4 (11.11%) NoSQL
4 2 (5.56%) MariaDB
5 1 (2.78%) Redis
Development Applications
1 19 (52.78%) Git (software)
2 12 (33.33%) Subversion
3 3 (8.33%) JIRA
4 2 (5.56%) Vagrant
5 1 (2.78%) PHPUnit
General
1 9 (25.00%) Finance
2 5 (13.89%) Telecoms
3 3 (8.33%) Retail
4 2 (5.56%) Billing
5 1 (2.78%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 34 (94.44%) Developer
2 24 (66.67%) PHP Developer
3 11 (30.56%) Senior Developer
3 11 (30.56%) Senior PHP Developer
4 4 (11.11%) Full Stack Developer
5 3 (8.33%) .NET Developer
5 3 (8.33%) .NET Software Developer
5 3 (8.33%) ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (8.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (8.33%) C# Developer
5 3 (8.33%) C# Software Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Software Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (5.56%) Junior
6 2 (5.56%) Junior Developer
6 2 (5.56%) LAMP Developer
6 2 (5.56%) MySQL Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Senior MySQL Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (41.67%) HTML
2 14 (38.89%) CSS
3 12 (33.33%) Laravel
3 12 (33.33%) REST
3 12 (33.33%) SOAP
4 10 (27.78%) LAMP
5 9 (25.00%) HTML5
5 9 (25.00%) jQuery
6 8 (22.22%) Symfony
7 5 (13.89%) RabbitMQ
8 4 (11.11%) AngularJS
8 4 (11.11%) Backbone.js
8 4 (11.11%) LESS
8 4 (11.11%) React
8 4 (11.11%) Sass
8 4 (11.11%) XHTML
9 3 (8.33%) .NET
9 3 (8.33%) ASP.NET
9 3 (8.33%) LEMP Stack
9 3 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) Greenfield Project
1 6 (16.67%) User Experience
2 3 (8.33%) iPad
3 2 (5.56%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.56%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (5.56%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.78%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.78%) Fintech
4 1 (2.78%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.78%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 8 (22.22%) Linux
2 2 (5.56%) Debian
2 2 (5.56%) Ubuntu
3 1 (2.78%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (66.67%) MVC
2 19 (52.78%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (41.67%) OOP
4 8 (22.22%) E-Commerce
4 8 (22.22%) Web Development
5 7 (19.44%) Unit Testing
6 6 (16.67%) Microservices
6 6 (16.67%) Scrum
7 5 (13.89%) Front End Development
7 5 (13.89%) OO
7 5 (13.89%) TDD
8 4 (11.11%) API Development
8 4 (11.11%) DevOps
9 3 (8.33%) BDD
9 3 (8.33%) OO PHP
9 3 (8.33%) Test Strategy
10 2 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (5.56%) Re-Platforming
10 2 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
11 1 (2.78%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (100.00%) PHP
2 17 (47.22%) JavaScript
3 5 (13.89%) PHP 7
4 4 (11.11%) SQL
5 3 (8.33%) C#
5 3 (8.33%) PHP 4
6 1 (2.78%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (2.78%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (5.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 13 (36.11%) Zend
2 2 (5.56%) CyberSource
2 2 (5.56%) Google
2 2 (5.56%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.56%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (5.56%) Sandvine
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Salary: £30k - 50k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £25k - 35k per year
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Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
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