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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 30 24 33
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +9
Permanent jobs citing PHP 274 349 275
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 6.67% 8.71% 7.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.17% 14.51% 11.76%
Number of salaries quoted 235 316 242
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
2251 2405 2339
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 54.84% 59.99% 62.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1903 2147 2128
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
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 22 August 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 22 August 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 20 £23,500 -47.77% 4
Wigan -1 9 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Stockport -16 4 £21,250 -26.72% 4
Bolton 0 2 £21,500 -17.30%
Cheadle - 2 - -
Oldham 0 1 £45,000 +50.00% 1
Sale - 1 £20,000 -
PHP
North West

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 331 (64.40%) HTML
2 330 (64.20%) CSS
3 323 (62.84%) JavaScript
4 266 (51.75%) MySQL
5 181 (35.21%) jQuery
6 161 (31.32%) Linux
7 155 (30.16%) E-Commerce
8 135 (26.26%) MVC
9 133 (25.88%) Magento
10 129 (25.10%) OO
11 106 (20.62%) SQL
11 106 (20.62%) WordPress
12 105 (20.43%) OOP
13 104 (20.23%) Java
14 102 (19.84%) Zend
15 84 (16.34%) HTML5
16 78 (15.18%) CMS
17 73 (14.20%) Degree
18 68 (13.23%) CSS3
19 65 (12.65%) C#
20 64 (12.45%) .NET
20 64 (12.45%) SEO
21 62 (12.06%) Perl
22 61 (11.87%) Symfony
22 61 (11.87%) PHP5
23 59 (11.48%) OO PHP
24 56 (10.89%) Apache
25 55 (10.70%) Git (software)
26 54 (10.51%) Web Development
27 52 (10.12%) LAMP

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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
1 106 (20.62%) WordPress
2 78 (15.18%) CMS
3 56 (10.89%) Apache
4 38 (7.39%) Drupal
5 9 (1.75%) SharePoint
6 7 (1.36%) OpenStack
7 6 (1.17%) SAS
7 6 (1.17%) Lync
7 6 (1.17%) Apache Pig
8 5 (0.97%) Facebook Platform
9 4 (0.78%) Tomcat
9 4 (0.78%) IIS
9 4 (0.78%) Node.js
10 3 (0.58%) nginx
10 3 (0.58%) Sitecore CMS
10 3 (0.58%) Umbraco
11 2 (0.39%) Sitefinity
11 2 (0.39%) Confluence
12 1 (0.19%) Elasticsearch
12 1 (0.19%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 38 (7.39%) Photoshop
2 12 (2.33%) Adobe Illustrator
3 11 (2.14%) MS Excel
4 6 (1.17%) SPSS
5 5 (0.97%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.97%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.39%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 133 (25.88%) Magento
2 13 (2.53%) Google Analytics
3 7 (1.36%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.97%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.19%) osCommerce
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (2.92%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (1.56%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (1.17%) Amazon EMR
3 6 (1.17%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.58%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.58%) Route 53
5 2 (0.39%) Amazon ELB
5 2 (0.39%) SaaS
6 1 (0.19%) PaaS
6 1 (0.19%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.19%) ElastiCache
6 1 (0.19%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 1 (0.19%) IaaS
6 1 (0.19%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.19%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 19 (3.70%) SSL
2 14 (2.72%) Internet
3 12 (2.33%) DNS
4 10 (1.95%) Intranet
5 8 (1.56%) TCP/IP
5 8 (1.56%) VPN
6 4 (0.78%) LDAP
7 3 (0.58%) FTP
7 3 (0.58%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (0.58%) SSH
8 2 (0.39%) Wireless
8 2 (0.39%) IPsec
8 2 (0.39%) HTTP
8 2 (0.39%) SMTP
8 2 (0.39%) Ethernet
8 2 (0.39%) PPTP
8 2 (0.39%) MPLS
8 2 (0.39%) OpenVPN
9 1 (0.19%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 266 (51.75%) MySQL
2 51 (9.92%) SQL Server
3 21 (4.09%) Relational Database
4 17 (3.31%) PostgreSQL
5 13 (2.53%) NoSQL
6 12 (2.33%) Hadoop
7 9 (1.75%) Big Data
8 8 (1.56%) MongoDB
9 7 (1.36%) RDBMS
10 6 (1.17%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (1.17%) Data Mining
10 6 (1.17%) HBase
10 6 (1.17%) Apache Cassandra
10 6 (1.17%) Apache Hive
10 6 (1.17%) Sqoop
10 6 (1.17%) Triplestore
11 1 (0.19%) MariaDB
11 1 (0.19%) Amazon RDS
11 1 (0.19%) Redis
Development Applications
1 55 (10.70%) Git (software)
2 44 (8.56%) Subversion
3 10 (1.95%) Mercurial
4 8 (1.56%) Visual Studio
5 6 (1.17%) Jenkins
5 6 (1.17%) Selenium
6 5 (0.97%) JIRA
7 4 (0.78%) SCons
7 4 (0.78%) Hudson
8 3 (0.58%) Sublime Text
9 2 (0.39%) NUnit
9 2 (0.39%) FrontPage
9 2 (0.39%) Dreamweaver
9 2 (0.39%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (0.39%) PHPUnit
10 1 (0.19%) MSTest
10 1 (0.19%) WebDriver
10 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 1 (0.19%) Octopus Deploy
10 1 (0.19%) Grunt
General
1 44 (8.56%) Marketing
2 24 (4.67%) Retail
3 16 (3.11%) Finance
4 11 (2.14%) Banking
5 8 (1.56%) Advertising
6 7 (1.36%) Games
7 6 (1.17%) Legal
7 6 (1.17%) Back Office
8 5 (0.97%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.39%) Automotive
9 2 (0.39%) Publishing
10 1 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.19%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.19%) Billing
Job Titles
1 432 (84.05%) Developer
2 258 (50.19%) PHP Developer
3 100 (19.46%) Web Developer
4 46 (8.95%) Magento Developer
5 45 (8.75%) Senior Developer
6 41 (7.98%) Junior
7 40 (7.78%) Junior Developer
8 35 (6.81%) PHP Web Developer
9 34 (6.61%) Software Developer
9 34 (6.61%) PHP Magento Developer
10 32 (6.23%) PHP MySQL Developer
10 32 (6.23%) Senior PHP Developer
11 31 (6.03%) Front-End Developer
12 24 (4.67%) Junior PHP Developer
13 20 (3.89%) Junior Web Developer
14 19 (3.70%) Lead Developer
15 16 (3.11%) Java Developer
15 16 (3.11%) Administrator
15 16 (3.11%) Software Engineer
16 15 (2.92%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 331 (64.40%) HTML
2 330 (64.20%) CSS
3 181 (35.21%) jQuery
4 84 (16.34%) HTML5
5 68 (13.23%) CSS3
6 64 (12.45%) .NET
7 61 (11.87%) Symfony
8 52 (10.12%) LAMP
9 47 (9.14%) XHTML
10 42 (8.17%) CodeIgniter
11 38 (7.39%) XML
12 35 (6.81%) Ajax
13 31 (6.03%) SOAP
14 30 (5.84%) Laravel
14 30 (5.84%) Ruby on Rails
15 28 (5.45%) Web Services
16 24 (4.67%) ASP.NET
17 22 (4.28%) CakePHP
18 13 (2.53%) Sass
18 13 (2.53%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 40 (7.78%) Open Source
2 37 (7.20%) Mobile App
3 30 (5.84%) Computer Science
4 17 (3.31%) Enterprise Software
5 15 (2.92%) Visualisation
6 12 (2.33%) W3C
7 11 (2.14%) Mathematics
8 10 (1.95%) Online Banking
9 9 (1.75%) Social Media
9 9 (1.75%) FMCG
9 9 (1.75%) Statistics
10 8 (1.56%) Digital Media
11 7 (1.36%) Graphic Design
12 6 (1.17%) NHS
12 6 (1.17%) Informatics
12 6 (1.17%) iPhone
13 5 (0.97%) Management Information System
14 3 (0.58%) Client/Server
15 2 (0.39%) Web 2.0
15 2 (0.39%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 161 (31.32%) Linux
2 36 (7.00%) Apple iOS
3 31 (6.03%) Android
4 20 (3.89%) Windows
5 18 (3.50%) UNIX
6 8 (1.56%) CentOS
7 4 (0.78%) Mac OS X
7 4 (0.78%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.39%) Windows Phone
8 2 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.19%) AIX
9 1 (0.19%) FreeBSD
9 1 (0.19%) Fedora
9 1 (0.19%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (30.16%) E-Commerce
2 135 (26.26%) MVC
3 129 (25.10%) OO
4 105 (20.43%) OOP
5 64 (12.45%) SEO
6 59 (11.48%) OO PHP
7 54 (10.51%) Web Development
8 42 (8.17%) Agile Software Development
9 38 (7.39%) Analytics
10 34 (6.61%) Software Engineering
11 32 (6.23%) Web Design
12 25 (4.86%) Responsive Web Design
13 24 (4.67%) CRM
13 24 (4.67%) Scrum
14 23 (4.47%) Project Management
15 22 (4.28%) Web Application Development
16 21 (4.09%) ERP
16 21 (4.09%) TDD
17 20 (3.89%) Unit Testing
18 18 (3.50%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 323 (62.84%) JavaScript
2 106 (20.62%) SQL
3 104 (20.23%) Java
4 65 (12.65%) C#
5 62 (12.06%) Perl
6 61 (11.87%) PHP5
7 51 (9.92%) Ruby
8 34 (6.61%) Python
9 23 (4.47%) C++
10 20 (3.89%) C
11 10 (1.95%) Delphi
11 10 (1.95%) Bash Shell
12 9 (1.75%) T-SQL
13 8 (1.56%) PHP4
14 7 (1.36%) Scala
15 6 (1.17%) Objective-C
15 6 (1.17%) R
15 6 (1.17%) PowerShell
16 3 (0.58%) PowerHouse
16 3 (0.58%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 73 (14.20%) Degree
2 6 (1.17%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (1.17%) CCNP
3 5 (0.97%) MCP
4 4 (0.78%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.39%) HND
5 2 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.19%) RHCE
6 1 (0.19%) CCIE
6 1 (0.19%) ISEB
6 1 (0.19%) MCSE
6 1 (0.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.36%) QA
2 5 (0.97%) SLA
3 1 (0.19%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (1.17%) Squid
1 6 (1.17%) Active Directory
1 6 (1.17%) Apache Flume
2 4 (0.78%) Varnish
2 4 (0.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (0.78%) Postfix
3 1 (0.19%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.19%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 16 (3.11%) Puppet
2 12 (2.33%) Nagios
3 11 (2.14%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.78%) Icinga
5 3 (0.58%) Capistrano
6 2 (0.39%) logstash
7 1 (0.19%) YUM
7 1 (0.19%) Kibana
7 1 (0.19%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.19%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 102 (19.84%) Zend
2 27 (5.25%) Google
3 26 (5.06%) Microsoft
4 20 (3.89%) Oracle
5 15 (2.92%) Twitter
6 14 (2.72%) Facebook
7 12 (2.33%) Adobe
8 6 (1.17%) Perforce
8 6 (1.17%) Red Hat
9 5 (0.97%) Hitachi
9 5 (0.97%) Sage
9 5 (0.97%) VMware
10 4 (0.78%) Apple
10 4 (0.78%) SolarWinds
11 3 (0.58%) Sitecore
11 3 (0.58%) Cisco
11 3 (0.58%) Intel
12 2 (0.39%) Symbian
12 2 (0.39%) Juniper
12 2 (0.39%) Percona
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £32000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
PNG Recruitment Solutions
Salary: From £35,000 to £37,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £16000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £18000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Spring Technology
Salary: £16000.00 - £24000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £25,000-£35,000
Posted: Yesterday
Bury, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £27000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 50k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £15000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000+ per annum depending on experien
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £18,000 - £25,000+ per annum depending on experien
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago