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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 26 30 24
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -6
Permanent jobs citing PHP 283 279 342
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 7.36% 6.87% 8.85%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.14% 12.42% 14.82%
Number of salaries quoted 261 245 308
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £21,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £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
1869 2247 2307
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 48.58% 55.33% 59.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1644 1907 2055
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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
Salford - 18 £42,500 -
Altrincham - 12 £32,000 - 1
Stockport +4 7 £35,000 +45.83% 6
Wigan -3 5 £35,000 -22.22% 1
Oldham +1 4 £45,000 -
Bolton +7 3 £27,500 +27.90% 3
Cheadle +8 2 £38,750 - 1
Sale -5 1 £37,500 +87.50% 1
Bury -7 1 £25,000 +6.38%
PHP
North West

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 366 (67.53%) HTML
2 341 (62.92%) CSS
3 338 (62.36%) JavaScript
4 274 (50.55%) MySQL
5 210 (38.75%) jQuery
6 195 (35.98%) Linux
7 194 (35.79%) Agile Software Development
8 147 (27.12%) OO
9 130 (23.99%) Git (software)
10 109 (20.11%) MVC
11 105 (19.37%) SQL
12 102 (18.82%) WordPress
13 100 (18.45%) Web Development
14 97 (17.90%) Magento
15 94 (17.34%) Java
15 94 (17.34%) E-Commerce
16 85 (15.68%) Zend
17 79 (14.58%) HTML5
17 79 (14.58%) AngularJS
18 76 (14.02%) LAMP
19 75 (13.84%) XML
20 74 (13.65%) Apache
21 72 (13.28%) Python
21 72 (13.28%) OOP
22 69 (12.73%) .NET
23 65 (11.99%) Scrum
24 64 (11.81%) TDD
25 61 (11.25%) Degree
25 61 (11.25%) C#
26 59 (10.89%) C++

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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
1 102 (18.82%) WordPress
2 74 (13.65%) Apache
3 54 (9.96%) CMS
4 47 (8.67%) Drupal
5 31 (5.72%) Node.js
6 18 (3.32%) nginx
6 18 (3.32%) SharePoint
7 11 (2.03%) IIS
8 7 (1.29%) Joomla!
9 6 (1.11%) Umbraco
10 5 (0.92%) concrete5
11 3 (0.55%) Confluence
11 3 (0.55%) Sitecore CMS
11 3 (0.55%) Tomcat
11 3 (0.55%) Elasticsearch
11 3 (0.55%) Apache ServiceMix
12 2 (0.37%) SilverStripe
12 2 (0.37%) OpenStack
13 1 (0.18%) Moodle
13 1 (0.18%) Jetty
Applications
1 16 (2.95%) Photoshop
2 8 (1.48%) Adobe Illustrator
3 7 (1.29%) MS Excel
4 3 (0.55%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.37%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 97 (17.90%) Magento
2 10 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.37%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 45 (8.30%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (2.77%) Route 53
2 15 (2.77%) Amazon ELB
3 9 (1.66%) SaaS
4 8 (1.48%) GitHub
5 6 (1.11%) Google Analytics
6 4 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.55%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.37%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.18%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 1 (0.18%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 29 (5.35%) Internet
2 28 (5.17%) VPN
3 15 (2.77%) PPTP
3 15 (2.77%) IPsec
3 15 (2.77%) OpenVPN
4 11 (2.03%) Network Security
5 7 (1.29%) SSL
6 6 (1.11%) Firewall
6 6 (1.11%) DNS
7 5 (0.92%) VoIP
7 5 (0.92%) Asterisk PBX
8 3 (0.55%) DHCP
8 3 (0.55%) TCP/IP
9 2 (0.37%) SMS
9 2 (0.37%) SSH
10 1 (0.18%) BIG-IP
10 1 (0.18%) Intranet
10 1 (0.18%) HTTP
10 1 (0.18%) Broadband
10 1 (0.18%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 274 (50.55%) MySQL
2 44 (8.12%) PostgreSQL
3 34 (6.27%) SQL Server
4 25 (4.61%) Big Data
5 22 (4.06%) Relational Database
6 18 (3.32%) MongoDB
7 11 (2.03%) SQL Server 2008
8 9 (1.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 9 (1.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 8 (1.48%) SQL Server 2012
9 8 (1.48%) Redis
10 4 (0.74%) Oracle Database
11 3 (0.55%) SQL Server 2005
12 2 (0.37%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (0.37%) Apache Cassandra
12 2 (0.37%) NoSQL
12 2 (0.37%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 1 (0.18%) Oracle Database 12c
13 1 (0.18%) Couchbase
13 1 (0.18%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 130 (23.99%) Git (software)
2 37 (6.83%) Subversion
3 25 (4.61%) Selenium
4 23 (4.24%) JIRA
5 20 (3.69%) Visual Studio
6 19 (3.51%) Team Foundation Server
7 17 (3.14%) Grunt
8 14 (2.58%) Jenkins
9 12 (2.21%) Mercurial
9 12 (2.21%) PHPUnit
10 11 (2.03%) PhpStorm
11 8 (1.48%) Hudson
11 8 (1.48%) TeamCity
12 6 (1.11%) Phing
13 5 (0.92%) Ant
14 3 (0.55%) HP UFT
14 3 (0.55%) Redmine
15 2 (0.37%) Jasmine
15 2 (0.37%) NUnit
15 2 (0.37%) JUnit
General
1 54 (9.96%) Marketing
2 39 (7.20%) Finance
3 23 (4.24%) Retail
4 18 (3.32%) Games
5 16 (2.95%) Telecoms
6 10 (1.85%) Banking
7 6 (1.11%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.11%) Advertising
8 4 (0.74%) Back Office
9 3 (0.55%) Music Industry
10 2 (0.37%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.37%) Local Government
11 1 (0.18%) Russian Language
11 1 (0.18%) Automotive
11 1 (0.18%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 409 (75.46%) Developer
2 232 (42.80%) PHP Developer
3 91 (16.79%) Web Developer
4 46 (8.49%) Front-End Developer
5 44 (8.12%) Senior Developer
6 42 (7.75%) PHP Web Developer
7 32 (5.90%) Magento Developer
7 32 (5.90%) Software Developer
8 25 (4.61%) Junior
9 24 (4.43%) Senior PHP Developer
10 23 (4.24%) Software Engineer
10 23 (4.24%) Junior Developer
11 19 (3.51%) PHP MySQL Developer
12 17 (3.14%) DevOps Engineer
12 17 (3.14%) AWS Developer
12 17 (3.14%) Junior PHP Developer
13 15 (2.77%) Front-End Web Developer
14 14 (2.58%) Senior Magento Developer
15 12 (2.21%) Linux Engineer
15 12 (2.21%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 366 (67.53%) HTML
2 341 (62.92%) CSS
3 210 (38.75%) jQuery
4 79 (14.58%) HTML5
4 79 (14.58%) AngularJS
5 76 (14.02%) LAMP
6 75 (13.84%) XML
7 69 (12.73%) .NET
8 54 (9.96%) CSS3
9 52 (9.59%) Ajax
10 49 (9.04%) Symfony
11 45 (8.30%) Web Services
11 45 (8.30%) Laravel
12 43 (7.93%) Backbone.js
13 41 (7.56%) REST
14 40 (7.38%) XHTML
15 35 (6.46%) Zend Framework
16 31 (5.72%) Sass
17 28 (5.17%) CodeIgniter
17 28 (5.17%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 54 (9.96%) User Experience
2 42 (7.75%) Mobile App
3 37 (6.83%) Analytical Skills
4 23 (4.24%) W3C
5 22 (4.06%) Computer Science
6 15 (2.77%) Replication
6 15 (2.77%) Cryptography
6 15 (2.77%) PKI
7 10 (1.85%) Social Media
8 5 (0.92%) Data Structures
8 5 (0.92%) Mathematics
9 4 (0.74%) iDTV
9 4 (0.74%) iPhone
9 4 (0.74%) BBC
9 4 (0.74%) New Media
9 4 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (0.74%) Hybrid Cloud
10 3 (0.55%) Clustering
10 3 (0.55%) Derivative
11 2 (0.37%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 195 (35.98%) Linux
2 35 (6.46%) CentOS
3 27 (4.98%) Windows
4 17 (3.14%) Android
5 15 (2.77%) Apple iOS
5 15 (2.77%) Debian
6 14 (2.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (2.03%) Ubuntu
8 8 (1.48%) Fedora
8 8 (1.48%) UNIX
9 6 (1.11%) SUSE
10 4 (0.74%) HPUX
10 4 (0.74%) Mac OS X
11 3 (0.55%) openSUSE
12 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.18%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.18%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 194 (35.79%) Agile Software Development
2 147 (27.12%) OO
3 109 (20.11%) MVC
4 100 (18.45%) Web Development
5 94 (17.34%) E-Commerce
6 72 (13.28%) OOP
7 65 (11.99%) Scrum
8 64 (11.81%) TDD
9 48 (8.86%) Software Engineering
10 44 (8.12%) Analytics
11 34 (6.27%) SDLC
12 31 (5.72%) DevOps
13 29 (5.35%) BDD
14 28 (5.17%) Continuous Improvement
15 23 (4.24%) OO PHP
16 22 (4.06%) Configuration Management
17 21 (3.87%) Web Design
17 21 (3.87%) Open Source
18 20 (3.69%) Waterfall
18 20 (3.69%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 338 (62.36%) JavaScript
2 105 (19.37%) SQL
3 94 (17.34%) Java
4 72 (13.28%) Python
5 61 (11.25%) C#
6 59 (10.89%) C++
7 57 (10.52%) Perl
8 40 (7.38%) Bash Shell
9 23 (4.24%) Ruby
10 20 (3.69%) PHP5
11 14 (2.58%) C
12 8 (1.48%) ActionScript
13 6 (1.11%) Scala
14 5 (0.92%) VB.NET
15 4 (0.74%) PL/SQL
15 4 (0.74%) XQuery
15 4 (0.74%) Shell Script
16 2 (0.37%) Objective-C
17 1 (0.18%) PHP4
Qualifications
1 61 (11.25%) Degree
2 6 (1.11%) ISTQB
3 2 (0.37%) MySQL Certification
4 1 (0.18%) NCDA
4 1 (0.18%) RHCSA
4 1 (0.18%) HND
4 1 (0.18%) ISEB
4 1 (0.18%) RHCE
4 1 (0.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (3.87%) QA
2 4 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.18%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.18%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 22 (4.06%) Docker
2 7 (1.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.74%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.55%) Xen
5 2 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.37%) vSphere
6 1 (0.18%) Shibboleth
6 1 (0.18%) Varnish
6 1 (0.18%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.18%) KVM
6 1 (0.18%) Ceph
6 1 (0.18%) GlusterFS
6 1 (0.18%) iptables
Systems Management
1 44 (8.12%) Puppet
2 28 (5.17%) Vagrant
3 13 (2.40%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (1.11%) Nagios
5 4 (0.74%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 4 (0.74%) logstash
6 3 (0.55%) Opsview
6 3 (0.55%) Ansible
7 2 (0.37%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.18%) Plesk
8 1 (0.18%) yum
8 1 (0.18%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.18%) Cacti
8 1 (0.18%) Cobbler
8 1 (0.18%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.18%) cPanel
Vendors
1 85 (15.68%) Zend
2 35 (6.46%) Microsoft
3 34 (6.27%) Oracle
4 26 (4.80%) Perforce
5 18 (3.32%) Red Hat
5 18 (3.32%) Salesforce.com
5 18 (3.32%) Google
6 14 (2.58%) VMware
7 12 (2.21%) Adobe
8 7 (1.29%) Capita
9 6 (1.11%) Twitter
10 5 (0.92%) SaltStack
11 4 (0.74%) EPiServer
12 3 (0.55%) Sitecore
12 3 (0.55%) Facebook
12 3 (0.55%) Atlassian
12 3 (0.55%) HP
13 2 (0.37%) Cisco
13 2 (0.37%) Juniper
13 2 (0.37%) Apple
Manchester, Lancashire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + BENEFITS + BONUSES
Posted: Yesterday
Cheadle, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70-100k+
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Fantastic Training + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Talent Spa
Salary: £40,847 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Techsearch Technology
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £50k - 55k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Foresight Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + company benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £80000 - £120000 per annum + personalised hardware + more
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago