The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Preston 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 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
Lancashire / Preston
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 10 11
Rank change year-on-year -7 +1  
Permanent jobs citing PHP 21 24 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Preston 13.13% 25.00% 19.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.10% 34.29% 29.52%
Number of salaries quoted 18 19 14
Median salary £32,500 £32,500 £27,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +20.37%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,850 £30,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,750 £33,800 £41,750
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% -  

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 Preston with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Preston
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 116 70 105
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Preston 72.50% 72.92% 66.04%
Number of salaries quoted 98 61 71
Median salary £32,500 £32,500 £30,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £22,500 £25,250
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

PHP
Job Vacancy Trend in Preston

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Preston 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 Preston

PHP
Salary Trend in Preston

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

Salary trend for PHP in Preston

PHP
Salary Histogram in Preston

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PHP in Preston over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for PHP in Preston

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Preston region with a requirement for PHP.

1 38 (82.61%) HTML
2 36 (78.26%) CSS
3 35 (76.09%) jQuery
4 28 (60.87%) MySQL
5 26 (56.52%) HTML5
6 24 (52.17%) OO
7 17 (36.96%) Symfony
7 17 (36.96%) Front End Development
8 16 (34.78%) JavaScript
9 15 (32.61%) OOP
9 15 (32.61%) LAMP
9 15 (32.61%) Laravel
9 15 (32.61%) WordPress
10 14 (30.43%) SQL
11 12 (26.09%) Apache
11 12 (26.09%) Linux
11 12 (26.09%) Amazon AWS
11 12 (26.09%) CakePHP
11 12 (26.09%) Ajax
12 11 (23.91%) Magento
13 10 (21.74%) Marketing
13 10 (21.74%) Digital Marketing
14 9 (19.57%) MVC
14 9 (19.57%) CMS
15 8 (17.39%) E-Commerce
15 8 (17.39%) Creative Marketing
15 8 (17.39%) OO PHP
15 8 (17.39%) AngularJS
16 6 (13.04%) Ubuntu
16 6 (13.04%) CSS3

PHP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Preston 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 15 (32.61%) WordPress
2 12 (26.09%) Apache
3 9 (19.57%) CMS
4 4 (8.70%) Drupal
5 3 (6.52%) ExpressionEngine
Business Applications
1 11 (23.91%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 12 (26.09%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (60.87%) MySQL
2 2 (4.35%) NoSQL
2 2 (4.35%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.17%) Grunt
General
1 10 (21.74%) Marketing
2 1 (2.17%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 42 (91.30%) Developer
2 38 (82.61%) PHP Developer
3 6 (13.04%) Software Developer
4 5 (10.87%) Senior Developer
5 4 (8.70%) Graduate
5 4 (8.70%) Senior PHP Developer
6 3 (6.52%) Digital Developer
6 3 (6.52%) Graduate IT Support
6 3 (6.52%) IT Graduate
6 3 (6.52%) IT Support
6 3 (6.52%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Full Stack Developer
7 2 (4.35%) HTML CSS Developer
7 2 (4.35%) HTML Developer
7 2 (4.35%) MySQL Developer
7 2 (4.35%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 1 (2.17%) Graduate Developer
8 1 (2.17%) Junior PHP Developer
8 1 (2.17%) Lead PHP Developer
8 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (82.61%) HTML
2 36 (78.26%) CSS
3 35 (76.09%) jQuery
4 26 (56.52%) HTML5
5 17 (36.96%) Symfony
6 15 (32.61%) LAMP
6 15 (32.61%) Laravel
7 12 (26.09%) Ajax
7 12 (26.09%) CakePHP
8 8 (17.39%) AngularJS
9 6 (13.04%) CSS3
9 6 (13.04%) Web Services
10 5 (10.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 2 (4.35%) Ember.js
11 2 (4.35%) React
12 1 (2.17%) CodeIgniter
12 1 (2.17%) Sass
12 1 (2.17%) XML
12 1 (2.17%) Zurb Foundation
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.17%) Linux Command Line
1 1 (2.17%) Mobile App
1 1 (2.17%) Social Media
1 1 (2.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (26.09%) Linux
2 6 (13.04%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (52.17%) OO
2 17 (36.96%) Front End Development
3 15 (32.61%) OOP
4 10 (21.74%) Digital Marketing
5 9 (19.57%) MVC
6 8 (17.39%) Creative Marketing
6 8 (17.39%) E-Commerce
6 8 (17.39%) OO PHP
7 6 (13.04%) Software Engineering
8 4 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (6.52%) Coaching
9 3 (6.52%) Web Development
10 2 (4.35%) Mentoring
10 2 (4.35%) Open Source
11 1 (2.17%) Content Management
11 1 (2.17%) Mobile Application Development
11 1 (2.17%) Pay per click
11 1 (2.17%) SEO
11 1 (2.17%) Social Media Marketing
11 1 (2.17%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 16 (34.78%) JavaScript
2 14 (30.43%) SQL
3 1 (2.17%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (10.87%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (8.70%) Twitter
2 3 (6.52%) Facebook
3 1 (2.17%) Zend
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