The table below looks at the statistics for PHP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 20 17 30
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +13
Permanent jobs citing PHP 396 460 351
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 9.45% 12.38% 8.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.13% 19.99% 13.07%
Number of salaries quoted 350 410 317
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,950 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
PHP
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Programming Languages Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2184 2301 2685
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 52.11% 61.92% 62.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1929 2056 2465
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing PHP across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

PHP Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

PHP
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

PHP Salary Trend in Manchester

PHP
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PHP across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

PHP Salary Histogram in Manchester

PHP
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PHP within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bury -2 23 £39,000 +39.28% 2
Stockport -7 14 £27,500 -1.78%
Wigan -8 8 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Bolton +3 7 £27,500 -8.33% 2
Cheadle +11 6 - - 1
Oldham -5 6 - - 1
Ashton-under-Lyne - 5 £26,500 -
Altrincham +1 4 £28,750 -16.66% 1
Sale 0 1 £30,000 -25.00%
Salford -14 1 - - 2
PHP
North West

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester region citing PHP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited PHP.

1 528 (77.53%) HTML
2 517 (75.92%) CSS
3 487 (71.51%) JavaScript
4 400 (58.74%) MySQL
5 323 (47.43%) jQuery
6 221 (32.45%) MVC
7 179 (26.28%) E-Commerce
7 179 (26.28%) HTML5
8 177 (25.99%) OO
9 173 (25.40%) Linux
10 171 (25.11%) OOP
11 166 (24.38%) Agile Software Development
12 159 (23.35%) CSS3
13 145 (21.29%) SQL
14 142 (20.85%) Git (software)
15 141 (20.70%) WordPress
16 132 (19.38%) Magento
17 118 (17.33%) Zend
18 107 (15.71%) CMS
19 96 (14.10%) .NET
20 87 (12.78%) Degree
21 79 (11.60%) Java
22 77 (11.31%) Web Design
23 76 (11.16%) C#
23 76 (11.16%) OO PHP
24 75 (11.01%) Subversion
25 71 (10.43%) Laravel
26 67 (9.84%) SQL Server
26 67 (9.84%) Symfony
27 66 (9.69%) LAMP

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester region citing PHP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited PHP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 141 (20.70%) WordPress
2 107 (15.71%) CMS
3 65 (9.54%) Apache
4 50 (7.34%) Drupal
5 24 (3.52%) Umbraco
6 23 (3.38%) IIS
7 18 (2.64%) Node.js
8 17 (2.50%) Joomla!
9 10 (1.47%) Sitecore CMS
9 10 (1.47%) nginx
10 7 (1.03%) Sitefinity
11 5 (0.73%) SharePoint
12 4 (0.59%) MS Exchange
12 4 (0.59%) Tomcat
13 2 (0.29%) SAS
13 2 (0.29%) MODX
13 2 (0.29%) OpenStack
13 2 (0.29%) Facebook Platform
13 2 (0.29%) Apache Pig
13 2 (0.29%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 49 (7.20%) Photoshop
2 11 (1.62%) Adobe Illustrator
3 9 (1.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 6 (0.88%) MS Excel
5 4 (0.59%) MS Office
6 2 (0.29%) SPSS
6 2 (0.29%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.15%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 132 (19.38%) Magento
2 7 (1.03%) Google Analytics
3 5 (0.73%) Sage 200
4 2 (0.29%) Zen Cart
5 1 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 13 (1.91%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (0.73%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (0.73%) GitHub
3 4 (0.59%) Amazon S3
4 3 (0.44%) Route 53
5 2 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.29%) SaaS
5 2 (0.29%) Amazon EMR
5 2 (0.29%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.15%) ElastiCache
6 1 (0.15%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 24 (3.52%) Internet
2 16 (2.35%) Intranet
3 14 (2.06%) SSL
4 13 (1.91%) SSH
5 8 (1.17%) VPN
6 7 (1.03%) IPsec
7 6 (0.88%) DNS
8 4 (0.59%) FTP
8 4 (0.59%) HTTP
8 4 (0.59%) TCP/IP
8 4 (0.59%) OpenVPN
9 3 (0.44%) DHCP
9 3 (0.44%) SAN
10 2 (0.29%) PPTP
10 2 (0.29%) HTTPS
11 1 (0.15%) Ethernet
11 1 (0.15%) LDAP
11 1 (0.15%) SMTP
11 1 (0.15%) Extranet
11 1 (0.15%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 400 (58.74%) MySQL
2 67 (9.84%) SQL Server
3 26 (3.82%) Relational Database
4 12 (1.76%) Big Data
5 11 (1.62%) PostgreSQL
6 9 (1.32%) Hadoop
7 8 (1.17%) MongoDB
8 7 (1.03%) NoSQL
9 4 (0.59%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 3 (0.44%) SQLite
11 2 (0.29%) Triplestore
11 2 (0.29%) MariaDB
11 2 (0.29%) Sqoop
11 2 (0.29%) HBase
11 2 (0.29%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (0.29%) Apache Hive
11 2 (0.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (0.29%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.29%) Data Mining
11 2 (0.29%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 142 (20.85%) Git (software)
2 75 (11.01%) Subversion
3 18 (2.64%) JIRA
4 11 (1.62%) Flash Builder
4 11 (1.62%) Grunt
5 10 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (1.47%) Selenium
6 8 (1.17%) Visual Studio
6 8 (1.17%) MSBuild
6 8 (1.17%) PHPUnit
7 6 (0.88%) NUnit
7 6 (0.88%) Jasmine
8 5 (0.73%) Bitbucket
8 5 (0.73%) MSTest
8 5 (0.73%) Behat
8 5 (0.73%) Octopus Deploy
8 5 (0.73%) Eclipse
8 5 (0.73%) Mercurial
9 4 (0.59%) Dreamweaver
10 3 (0.44%) WebDriver
General
1 54 (7.93%) Marketing
2 40 (5.87%) Retail
3 32 (4.70%) Finance
4 12 (1.76%) Games
5 10 (1.47%) Music Industry
6 9 (1.32%) Advertising
7 8 (1.17%) Legal
8 6 (0.88%) Back Office
8 6 (0.88%) Telecoms
9 4 (0.59%) Banking
10 2 (0.29%) Publishing
11 1 (0.15%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.15%) Automotive
11 1 (0.15%) Law
Job Titles
1 606 (88.99%) Developer
2 367 (53.89%) PHP Developer
3 141 (20.70%) Web Developer
4 73 (10.72%) Senior Developer
5 66 (9.69%) Front-End Developer
6 60 (8.81%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 47 (6.90%) Junior
7 47 (6.90%) Junior Developer
7 47 (6.90%) Senior PHP Developer
8 45 (6.61%) Magento Developer
9 43 (6.31%) PHP Web Developer
10 32 (4.70%) PHP Magento Developer
10 32 (4.70%) Junior PHP Developer
11 27 (3.96%) .NET Developer
12 19 (2.79%) Lead Developer
13 17 (2.50%) MySQL Developer
14 16 (2.35%) Software Developer
15 15 (2.20%) WordPress Developer
16 14 (2.06%) PHP LAMP Developer
16 14 (2.06%) Front-End Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 528 (77.53%) HTML
2 517 (75.92%) CSS
3 323 (47.43%) jQuery
4 179 (26.28%) HTML5
5 159 (23.35%) CSS3
6 96 (14.10%) .NET
7 71 (10.43%) Laravel
8 67 (9.84%) Symfony
9 66 (9.69%) LAMP
10 64 (9.40%) CodeIgniter
11 61 (8.96%) Web Services
12 58 (8.52%) ASP.NET
13 57 (8.37%) XML
14 54 (7.93%) Ajax
15 49 (7.20%) AngularJS
16 43 (6.31%) Backbone.js
16 43 (6.31%) XHTML
17 36 (5.29%) SOAP
18 32 (4.70%) REST
19 29 (4.26%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 44 (6.46%) Mobile App
2 35 (5.14%) Computer Science
3 32 (4.70%) Open Source
4 29 (4.26%) Enterprise Software
4 29 (4.26%) User Experience
5 25 (3.67%) Graphic Design
6 22 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (1.47%) Telematics
8 9 (1.32%) W3C
9 8 (1.17%) Blog
10 7 (1.03%) Photography
10 7 (1.03%) iPhone
11 6 (0.88%) Data Structures
12 5 (0.73%) Performance Metrics
12 5 (0.73%) Social Media
12 5 (0.73%) Informatics
12 5 (0.73%) NHS
13 4 (0.59%) Cryptography
13 4 (0.59%) PKI
13 4 (0.59%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 173 (25.40%) Linux
2 47 (6.90%) Apple iOS
3 46 (6.75%) Android
4 35 (5.14%) Windows
5 15 (2.20%) UNIX
6 9 (1.32%) CentOS
7 6 (0.88%) Debian
8 5 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.29%) Windows Phone
9 2 (0.29%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.29%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.29%) HPUX
9 2 (0.29%) Solaris
10 1 (0.15%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.15%) openSUSE
10 1 (0.15%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 221 (32.45%) MVC
2 179 (26.28%) E-Commerce
3 177 (25.99%) OO
4 171 (25.11%) OOP
5 166 (24.38%) Agile Software Development
6 77 (11.31%) Web Design
7 76 (11.16%) OO PHP
8 64 (9.40%) Web Development
9 45 (6.61%) Responsive Web Design
10 43 (6.31%) SEO
11 40 (5.87%) CRM
12 39 (5.73%) Scrum
13 38 (5.58%) ERP
14 25 (3.67%) Software Engineering
15 20 (2.94%) Analytics
16 19 (2.79%) Mentoring
17 18 (2.64%) Unit Testing
18 16 (2.35%) Continuous Integration
18 16 (2.35%) Android Development
19 15 (2.20%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 487 (71.51%) JavaScript
2 145 (21.29%) SQL
3 79 (11.60%) Java
4 76 (11.16%) C#
5 64 (9.40%) PHP5
6 39 (5.73%) Perl
7 35 (5.14%) Ruby
8 31 (4.55%) Python
9 17 (2.50%) C++
10 16 (2.35%) Bash Shell
11 9 (1.32%) C
11 9 (1.32%) T-SQL
12 5 (0.73%) VB.NET
12 5 (0.73%) PHP4
12 5 (0.73%) PowerShell
13 4 (0.59%) VB
14 2 (0.29%) VB6
14 2 (0.29%) R
15 1 (0.15%) XPath
15 1 (0.15%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 87 (12.78%) Degree
2 6 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (0.44%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (0.29%) ISTQB
4 2 (0.29%) MCP
4 2 (0.29%) MCSE
4 2 (0.29%) CCNA
4 2 (0.29%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.15%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (0.59%) QA
2 3 (0.44%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (1.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (0.73%) Squid
3 3 (0.44%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.29%) Apache Flume
4 2 (0.29%) Varnish
5 1 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.15%) NFS
5 1 (0.15%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 17 (2.50%) Puppet
2 6 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (0.73%) Capistrano
4 4 (0.59%) Webmin
4 4 (0.59%) Nagios
5 2 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.29%) Plesk
6 1 (0.15%) Cacti
6 1 (0.15%) Icinga
Vendors
1 118 (17.33%) Zend
2 52 (7.64%) Twitter
3 37 (5.43%) Facebook
4 30 (4.41%) Adobe
5 20 (2.94%) Google
6 19 (2.79%) Sitecore
7 14 (2.06%) Microsoft
7 14 (2.06%) Oracle
8 10 (1.47%) VMware
9 7 (1.03%) Red Hat
10 5 (0.73%) Sage
10 5 (0.73%) EPiServer
10 5 (0.73%) Rackspace
10 5 (0.73%) New Relic
11 4 (0.59%) Tableau
11 4 (0.59%) Perforce
11 4 (0.59%) Apple
12 3 (0.44%) HP
12 3 (0.44%) Percona
13 2 (0.29%) Atlassian
Manchester, Lancashire
Shortlist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Excellent competitive package
Posted: 18 hours ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
Shortlist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
New Gen Technology
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Plus fantastic benefits.
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
New Gen Technology
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Plus fantastic benefits.
Posted: Yesterday
Salford, Lancashire
Premier Media
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
PNG Recruitment Solutions
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum £35k - £40k basic + excellent benefi
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + flexible working hours
Posted: 3 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Foresight Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Talent Spa
Salary: Depending on Experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Foresight Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum £DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Blue Octopus Recruitment LLP
Salary: From £35,300 to £40,351 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago