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

PHP 5
England / North West
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 239 220 248
Rank change year-on-year -19 +28  
Permanent jobs citing PHP 5 10 17 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.16% 0.30% 0.090%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.28% 0.57% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 9 14 6
Median salary £42,500 £36,250 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.24% -6.45%  
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £33,950 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year - +7.69%  

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 3614 2958 3423
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 59.00% 51.48% 51.32%
Number of salaries quoted 3109 2522 2931
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 £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.21% +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 March 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 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
Cheshire +2 4 £40,000 -5.88% 3
Merseyside -3 3 £47,500 +35.71% 1
Manchester -25 3 £46,250 +32.14% 1
PHP 5
England

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 30 (100.00%) PHP
1 30 (100.00%) MySQL
2 24 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (73.33%) Git (software)
4 19 (63.33%) Subversion
5 15 (50.00%) SQL Server
6 14 (46.67%) Linux
7 11 (36.67%) .NET
7 11 (36.67%) ASP.NET
7 11 (36.67%) C#
7 11 (36.67%) Telecoms
7 11 (36.67%) .NET Framework
7 11 (36.67%) JIRA
8 10 (33.33%) Zend
8 10 (33.33%) HTML
9 9 (30.00%) CSS
9 9 (30.00%) Web Development
9 9 (30.00%) Laravel
10 8 (26.67%) MVC
11 7 (23.33%) Scrum
11 7 (23.33%) Symfony
11 7 (23.33%) Linux Command Line
12 6 (20.00%) Unit Testing
12 6 (20.00%) JavaScript
12 6 (20.00%) OO
13 5 (16.67%) LAMP
13 5 (16.67%) WordPress
13 5 (16.67%) Mentoring
14 4 (13.33%) OO PHP
14 4 (13.33%) Apache

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 5 (16.67%) WordPress
2 4 (13.33%) Apache
3 2 (6.67%) CMS
Business Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Magento
2 2 (6.67%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (100.00%) MySQL
2 15 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 22 (73.33%) Git (software)
2 19 (63.33%) Subversion
3 11 (36.67%) JIRA
4 1 (3.33%) PHPUnit
General
1 11 (36.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.67%) Games
2 2 (6.67%) Retail
3 1 (3.33%) Finance
3 1 (3.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 30 (100.00%) Developer
2 17 (56.67%) PHP Developer
3 14 (46.67%) Software Developer
4 11 (36.67%) .NET Developer
4 11 (36.67%) .NET Software Developer
4 11 (36.67%) ASP.NET Developer
4 11 (36.67%) C# .NET Developer
4 11 (36.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 11 (36.67%) C# Developer
4 11 (36.67%) C# Software Developer
5 9 (30.00%) Senior Developer
5 9 (30.00%) Senior PHP Developer
6 3 (10.00%) Senior Software Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Full Stack Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Web Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Full Stack Web Developer
8 1 (3.33%) MySQL Developer
8 1 (3.33%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 1 (3.33%) PHP Web Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Senior MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (36.67%) .NET
1 11 (36.67%) .NET Framework
1 11 (36.67%) ASP.NET
2 10 (33.33%) HTML
3 9 (30.00%) CSS
3 9 (30.00%) Laravel
4 7 (23.33%) Symfony
5 5 (16.67%) LAMP
6 3 (10.00%) CodeIgniter
6 3 (10.00%) REST
6 3 (10.00%) SOAP
7 2 (6.67%) Behat
7 2 (6.67%) jQuery
7 2 (6.67%) Web Services
7 2 (6.67%) XHTML
8 1 (3.33%) CakePHP
8 1 (3.33%) Yii
8 1 (3.33%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (23.33%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (3.33%) PlayStation
2 1 (3.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (46.67%) Linux
2 2 (6.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (30.00%) Web Development
3 8 (26.67%) MVC
4 7 (23.33%) Scrum
5 6 (20.00%) OO
5 6 (20.00%) Unit Testing
6 5 (16.67%) Mentoring
7 4 (13.33%) E-Commerce
7 4 (13.33%) OO PHP
7 4 (13.33%) OOP
8 2 (6.67%) Dependency Injection
8 2 (6.67%) DevOps
8 2 (6.67%) Microservices
8 2 (6.67%) TDD
9 1 (3.33%) Agile Project Management
9 1 (3.33%) BDD
9 1 (3.33%) Front End Development
9 1 (3.33%) Project Planning
9 1 (3.33%) Refactoring
9 1 (3.33%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 30 (100.00%) PHP
2 11 (36.67%) C#
3 6 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (6.67%) PHP 4
4 2 (6.67%) SQL
Vendors
1 10 (33.33%) Zend
Liverpool, Merseyside
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + 15% Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Runcorn
Foresight Solutions
Salary: £25,000 - £55,000 per year
Posted: 12 days ago
Chester
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago