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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 19 16 28
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +12
Permanent jobs citing PHP 394 476 370
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 10.07% 12.68% 8.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 19.89% 20.59% 13.82%
Number of salaries quoted 353 411 334
Average salary £34,000 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,800 £47,500 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
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
1981 2312 2677
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 50.63% 61.59% 62.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1790 2077 2440
Average salary £37,500 £35,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.63% +2.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
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 29 January 2015.

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 29 January 2015. 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 +3 14 £39,000 +39.28% 1
Wigan 0 13 £30,000 -17.24% 2
Stockport -5 13 £27,500 -8.33% 2
Ashton-under-Lyne - 8 £30,000 -
Bolton +13 7 £33,750 +35.00%
Oldham -1 6 - - 1
Altrincham +6 3 £27,500 -
Salford -13 3 £25,000 -5.66%
Cheadle - 2 - -
PHP
North West

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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.

1 539 (77.11%) HTML
2 526 (75.25%) CSS
3 498 (71.24%) JavaScript
4 406 (58.08%) MySQL
5 332 (47.50%) jQuery
6 220 (31.47%) MVC
7 193 (27.61%) OO
8 192 (27.47%) HTML5
9 186 (26.61%) OOP
10 170 (24.32%) Linux
11 169 (24.18%) CSS3
12 164 (23.46%) E-Commerce
13 156 (22.32%) Agile Software Development
14 150 (21.46%) SQL
15 148 (21.17%) Git (software)
16 130 (18.60%) WordPress
17 128 (18.31%) Magento
18 117 (16.74%) Zend
19 115 (16.45%) .NET
20 103 (14.74%) CMS
21 93 (13.30%) C#
22 84 (12.02%) Degree
23 79 (11.30%) OO PHP
24 76 (10.87%) Java
25 75 (10.73%) SQL Server
26 71 (10.16%) Web Design
27 70 (10.01%) Subversion
27 70 (10.01%) Laravel
28 69 (9.87%) Web Development
29 67 (9.59%) LAMP

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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
1 130 (18.60%) WordPress
2 103 (14.74%) CMS
3 64 (9.16%) Apache
4 54 (7.73%) Drupal
5 24 (3.43%) Umbraco
6 22 (3.15%) IIS
7 19 (2.72%) Joomla!
8 18 (2.58%) Node.js
9 14 (2.00%) nginx
10 10 (1.43%) Sitecore CMS
11 7 (1.00%) Sitefinity
12 5 (0.72%) SharePoint
13 4 (0.57%) MS Exchange
14 3 (0.43%) Tomcat
15 2 (0.29%) Moodle
15 2 (0.29%) ExpressionEngine
15 2 (0.29%) MODX
16 1 (0.14%) WebLogic
16 1 (0.14%) JBoss
16 1 (0.14%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 40 (5.72%) Photoshop
2 10 (1.43%) MS Excel
3 9 (1.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 7 (1.00%) Adobe Illustrator
5 6 (0.86%) MS Office
6 2 (0.29%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.14%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 128 (18.31%) Magento
2 3 (0.43%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.29%) Zen Cart
4 1 (0.14%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.14%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.14%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (0.72%) GitHub
3 3 (0.43%) Amazon S3
4 2 (0.29%) SaaS
4 2 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 22 (3.15%) Internet
2 14 (2.00%) Intranet
3 13 (1.86%) SSL
4 12 (1.72%) SSH
5 8 (1.14%) IPsec
6 6 (0.86%) VPN
7 5 (0.72%) DNS
8 4 (0.57%) OpenVPN
8 4 (0.57%) HTTP
9 3 (0.43%) DHCP
9 3 (0.43%) Extranet
9 3 (0.43%) SAN
9 3 (0.43%) HTTPS
10 2 (0.29%) FTP
10 2 (0.29%) TCP/IP
11 1 (0.14%) SNMP
11 1 (0.14%) SMTP
11 1 (0.14%) IPv4
11 1 (0.14%) VLAN
11 1 (0.14%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 406 (58.08%) MySQL
2 75 (10.73%) SQL Server
3 25 (3.58%) Relational Database
4 12 (1.72%) Big Data
5 8 (1.14%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (1.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (0.86%) MongoDB
7 6 (0.86%) Hadoop
8 4 (0.57%) NoSQL
8 4 (0.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 4 (0.57%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (0.43%) Redis
9 3 (0.43%) SQLite
10 2 (0.29%) MariaDB
10 2 (0.29%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (0.14%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.14%) Amazon Redshift
11 1 (0.14%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 148 (21.17%) Git (software)
2 70 (10.01%) Subversion
3 19 (2.72%) JIRA
4 13 (1.86%) Selenium
5 12 (1.72%) Grunt
6 11 (1.57%) Visual Studio
6 11 (1.57%) Flash Builder
7 10 (1.43%) Mercurial
8 9 (1.29%) Team Foundation Server
9 8 (1.14%) MSBuild
10 7 (1.00%) PHPUnit
11 6 (0.86%) Behat
11 6 (0.86%) Jasmine
11 6 (0.86%) NUnit
11 6 (0.86%) Eclipse
12 5 (0.72%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 5 (0.72%) Bitbucket
12 5 (0.72%) Octopus Deploy
12 5 (0.72%) MSTest
13 4 (0.57%) WebDriver
General
1 52 (7.44%) Marketing
2 46 (6.58%) Finance
3 35 (5.01%) Retail
4 13 (1.86%) Games
5 11 (1.57%) Music Industry
6 9 (1.29%) Advertising
7 8 (1.14%) Legal
8 7 (1.00%) Back Office
9 4 (0.57%) Local Government
9 4 (0.57%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.29%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.14%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.14%) Automotive
11 1 (0.14%) Law
Job Titles
1 619 (88.56%) Developer
2 370 (52.93%) PHP Developer
3 121 (17.31%) Web Developer
4 75 (10.73%) Senior Developer
5 68 (9.73%) Front-End Developer
6 56 (8.01%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 47 (6.72%) Magento Developer
8 46 (6.58%) Senior PHP Developer
9 43 (6.15%) Junior Developer
9 43 (6.15%) Junior
10 33 (4.72%) .NET Developer
10 33 (4.72%) PHP Web Developer
11 32 (4.58%) PHP Magento Developer
12 29 (4.15%) Junior PHP Developer
13 25 (3.58%) Lead Developer
14 22 (3.15%) Software Developer
15 17 (2.43%) MySQL Developer
16 16 (2.29%) C# Developer
16 16 (2.29%) PHP LAMP Developer
17 14 (2.00%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 539 (77.11%) HTML
2 526 (75.25%) CSS
3 332 (47.50%) jQuery
4 192 (27.47%) HTML5
5 169 (24.18%) CSS3
6 115 (16.45%) .NET
7 70 (10.01%) Laravel
8 67 (9.59%) LAMP
9 65 (9.30%) Symfony
10 61 (8.73%) AngularJS
11 59 (8.44%) ASP.NET
12 58 (8.30%) Ajax
12 58 (8.30%) CodeIgniter
13 57 (8.15%) Web Services
14 56 (8.01%) XML
15 43 (6.15%) Backbone.js
16 33 (4.72%) XHTML
17 32 (4.58%) Sass
18 31 (4.43%) SOAP
19 28 (4.01%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 38 (5.44%) Mobile App
2 33 (4.72%) Computer Science
3 32 (4.58%) Enterprise Software
4 30 (4.29%) User Experience
5 28 (4.01%) Open Source
6 23 (3.29%) Graphic Design
7 17 (2.43%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (1.29%) Telematics
9 8 (1.14%) Blog
9 8 (1.14%) iPhone
10 7 (1.00%) W3C
10 7 (1.00%) Cryptography
10 7 (1.00%) PKI
10 7 (1.00%) Photography
11 6 (0.86%) Social Network
11 6 (0.86%) Data Structures
12 5 (0.72%) NHS
12 5 (0.72%) Performance Metrics
12 5 (0.72%) Informatics
12 5 (0.72%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 170 (24.32%) Linux
2 54 (7.73%) Android
3 49 (7.01%) Apple iOS
4 33 (4.72%) Windows
5 14 (2.00%) UNIX
6 12 (1.72%) CentOS
7 8 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (1.00%) Debian
9 4 (0.57%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.29%) Windows Mobile
10 2 (0.29%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.29%) HPUX
10 2 (0.29%) Solaris
11 1 (0.14%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.14%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.14%) openSUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 220 (31.47%) MVC
2 193 (27.61%) OO
3 186 (26.61%) OOP
4 164 (23.46%) E-Commerce
5 156 (22.32%) Agile Software Development
6 79 (11.30%) OO PHP
7 71 (10.16%) Web Design
8 69 (9.87%) Web Development
9 46 (6.58%) Responsive Web Design
10 41 (5.87%) Scrum
11 39 (5.58%) CRM
12 37 (5.29%) ERP
13 35 (5.01%) SEO
14 28 (4.01%) Software Engineering
15 21 (3.00%) TDD
16 20 (2.86%) Android Development
17 17 (2.43%) Unit Testing
17 17 (2.43%) Continuous Integration
17 17 (2.43%) Project Management
18 16 (2.29%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 498 (71.24%) JavaScript
2 150 (21.46%) SQL
3 93 (13.30%) C#
4 76 (10.87%) Java
5 53 (7.58%) PHP5
6 36 (5.15%) Perl
7 31 (4.43%) Python
7 31 (4.43%) Ruby
8 27 (3.86%) C++
9 19 (2.72%) Bash Shell
10 12 (1.72%) C
11 8 (1.14%) T-SQL
12 6 (0.86%) PowerShell
12 6 (0.86%) VB
12 6 (0.86%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.29%) VB6
13 2 (0.29%) VBScript
14 1 (0.14%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.14%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.14%) PHP4
Qualifications
1 84 (12.02%) Degree
2 6 (0.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (0.29%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (0.29%) ISTQB
3 2 (0.29%) CCNA
3 2 (0.29%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (0.29%) MCSE
3 2 (0.29%) MCP
4 1 (0.14%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.29%) QA
2 4 (0.57%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (1.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.43%) Squid
3 2 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (0.29%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.14%) NFS
4 1 (0.14%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 19 (2.72%) Puppet
2 6 (0.86%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (0.72%) Capistrano
4 4 (0.57%) Nagios
5 3 (0.43%) Cacti
6 2 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.29%) Plesk
6 2 (0.29%) Vagrant
6 2 (0.29%) Webmin
7 1 (0.14%) Ansible
7 1 (0.14%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 117 (16.74%) Zend
2 51 (7.30%) Twitter
3 35 (5.01%) Facebook
4 28 (4.01%) Adobe
5 19 (2.72%) Sitecore
6 17 (2.43%) Oracle
7 12 (1.72%) VMware
7 12 (1.72%) Microsoft
8 11 (1.57%) Google
9 10 (1.43%) Red Hat
10 6 (0.86%) Perforce
11 5 (0.72%) Apple
11 5 (0.72%) Rackspace
11 5 (0.72%) New Relic
11 5 (0.72%) EPiServer
12 4 (0.57%) Tableau
13 3 (0.43%) HP
13 3 (0.43%) Percona
14 2 (0.29%) Dell
14 2 (0.29%) Sun
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Chassam Contract
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Capita ITPS
Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Premier IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Health Care, + Other Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £18,000 - £23,000 PA depending on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Easy Web Recruitment - Bright Future Software
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Fantastic Training + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
PNG Recruitment Solutions
Salary: From £37,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + benefits AND bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 3 days ago