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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 25 35 25
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -10
Permanent jobs citing PHP 271 241 362
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 8.25% 6.32% 8.82%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.30% 11.12% 14.03%
Number of salaries quoted 222 192 331
Average salary £33,750 £32,500 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.84% +6.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
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
1771 2168 2581
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 53.93% 56.81% 62.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1525 1859 2313
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%

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 May 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 22 May 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
Altrincham +5 17 £40,000 +60.00% 3
Bolton +15 8 £26,000 -16.12% 1
Oldham +4 7 £26,000 -25.71%
Salford +6 6 £30,000 -2.43% 2
Bury -3 2 £25,000 -3.84% 3
Stockport -15 1 - - 2
Wigan - 1 £32,500 - 2
Rochdale - 1 £28,500 - 1
Sale - 1 £30,500 - 1
Heywood - 1 £26,500 -
PHP
North West

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 485 (73.48%) HTML
2 462 (70.00%) CSS
3 450 (68.18%) JavaScript
4 344 (52.12%) MySQL
5 288 (43.64%) jQuery
6 192 (29.09%) OO
6 192 (29.09%) MVC
7 179 (27.12%) Linux
8 171 (25.91%) Agile Software Development
9 160 (24.24%) OOP
10 139 (21.06%) Git (software)
11 134 (20.30%) HTML5
12 128 (19.39%) Magento
13 127 (19.24%) SQL
14 119 (18.03%) E-Commerce
15 115 (17.42%) Web Development
16 106 (16.06%) CSS3
17 104 (15.76%) Zend
17 104 (15.76%) .NET
18 99 (15.00%) LAMP
19 96 (14.55%) AngularJS
20 92 (13.94%) WordPress
21 86 (13.03%) Laravel
22 81 (12.27%) C#
22 81 (12.27%) Symfony
23 77 (11.67%) CMS
24 76 (11.52%) Degree
24 76 (11.52%) Apache
25 75 (11.36%) Java
26 73 (11.06%) XML

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 92 (13.94%) WordPress
2 77 (11.67%) CMS
3 76 (11.52%) Apache
4 48 (7.27%) Drupal
5 27 (4.09%) Node.js
6 16 (2.42%) nginx
7 15 (2.27%) Joomla!
8 11 (1.67%) SharePoint
9 7 (1.06%) Umbraco
10 5 (0.76%) IIS
11 3 (0.45%) Sitecore CMS
11 3 (0.45%) Sitefinity
12 2 (0.30%) SilverStripe
12 2 (0.30%) Moodle
12 2 (0.30%) Apache ServiceMix
13 1 (0.15%) Elasticsearch
13 1 (0.15%) ExpressionEngine
13 1 (0.15%) Tomcat
13 1 (0.15%) JBoss
13 1 (0.15%) WebLogic
Applications
1 22 (3.33%) Photoshop
2 8 (1.21%) MS Excel
3 7 (1.06%) MS Office
4 4 (0.61%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (0.61%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 128 (19.39%) Magento
2 3 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.15%) Shopify
4 1 (0.15%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 16 (2.42%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (1.06%) GitHub
3 4 (0.61%) Amazon ELB
3 4 (0.61%) Route 53
4 3 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.45%) Force.com
4 3 (0.45%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.30%) SaaS
6 1 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.15%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 24 (3.64%) Internet
2 18 (2.73%) VPN
3 12 (1.82%) IPsec
4 8 (1.21%) OpenVPN
5 7 (1.06%) Network Security
6 6 (0.91%) DNS
6 6 (0.91%) SSL
6 6 (0.91%) HTTP
7 5 (0.76%) SSH
8 4 (0.61%) PPTP
8 4 (0.61%) DHCP
9 3 (0.45%) HTTPS
9 3 (0.45%) Firewall
10 2 (0.30%) Intranet
10 2 (0.30%) Extranet
10 2 (0.30%) TCP/IP
11 1 (0.15%) iSCSI
11 1 (0.15%) Broadband
11 1 (0.15%) SMTP
11 1 (0.15%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 344 (52.12%) MySQL
2 65 (9.85%) SQL Server
3 32 (4.85%) PostgreSQL
4 26 (3.94%) Big Data
5 15 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 12 (1.82%) MongoDB
6 12 (1.82%) Relational Database
7 6 (0.91%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (0.91%) Crystal Reports
8 4 (0.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (0.61%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (0.61%) Oracle Database
8 4 (0.61%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (0.45%) NoSQL
9 3 (0.45%) Redis
9 3 (0.45%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (0.30%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.30%) SQLite
11 1 (0.15%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.15%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 139 (21.06%) Git (software)
2 34 (5.15%) Subversion
3 27 (4.09%) Visual Studio
4 23 (3.48%) Selenium
5 21 (3.18%) Mercurial
6 18 (2.73%) Jenkins
7 15 (2.27%) Hudson
8 14 (2.12%) TeamCity
9 13 (1.97%) Grunt
9 13 (1.97%) JIRA
10 11 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
11 10 (1.52%) PhpStorm
12 8 (1.21%) Jasmine
13 6 (0.91%) Eclipse
14 5 (0.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 3 (0.45%) PHPUnit
16 2 (0.30%) Flash Builder
16 2 (0.30%) Phing
17 1 (0.15%) Bower
17 1 (0.15%) Xdebug
General
1 67 (10.15%) Finance
2 49 (7.42%) Marketing
3 19 (2.88%) Games
4 16 (2.42%) Retail
5 11 (1.67%) Manufacturing
6 8 (1.21%) Banking
7 7 (1.06%) Advertising
8 6 (0.91%) Local Government
8 6 (0.91%) Music Industry
9 3 (0.45%) Back Office
9 3 (0.45%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.15%) Electronics
10 1 (0.15%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 568 (86.06%) Developer
2 327 (49.55%) PHP Developer
3 90 (13.64%) Web Developer
4 69 (10.45%) Front-End Developer
5 63 (9.55%) Senior Developer
6 44 (6.67%) Software Developer
7 39 (5.91%) Senior PHP Developer
8 38 (5.76%) Magento Developer
9 37 (5.61%) PHP MySQL Developer
10 35 (5.30%) Junior Developer
10 35 (5.30%) Junior
11 34 (5.15%) PHP Web Developer
12 23 (3.48%) Software Engineer
12 23 (3.48%) Junior PHP Developer
13 22 (3.33%) .NET Developer
14 20 (3.03%) PHP LAMP Developer
15 19 (2.88%) PHP Magento Developer
16 16 (2.42%) Lead Developer
16 16 (2.42%) Administrator
16 16 (2.42%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 485 (73.48%) HTML
2 462 (70.00%) CSS
3 288 (43.64%) jQuery
4 134 (20.30%) HTML5
5 106 (16.06%) CSS3
6 104 (15.76%) .NET
7 99 (15.00%) LAMP
8 96 (14.55%) AngularJS
9 86 (13.03%) Laravel
10 81 (12.27%) Symfony
11 73 (11.06%) XML
12 72 (10.91%) Ajax
13 52 (7.88%) XHTML
14 50 (7.58%) Web Services
15 48 (7.27%) CodeIgniter
16 46 (6.97%) Backbone.js
17 45 (6.82%) Sass
18 39 (5.91%) ASP.NET
19 37 (5.61%) Zend Framework
20 27 (4.09%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 49 (7.42%) User Experience
2 31 (4.70%) Mobile App
3 24 (3.64%) W3C
4 19 (2.88%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (2.42%) Enterprise Software
6 14 (2.12%) Computer Science
6 14 (2.12%) Open Source
7 11 (1.67%) Cryptography
7 11 (1.67%) PKI
7 11 (1.67%) Graphic Design
8 10 (1.52%) Social Network
9 7 (1.06%) iPhone
10 6 (0.91%) Replication
10 6 (0.91%) Social Media
11 3 (0.45%) Data Structures
11 3 (0.45%) Statistics
11 3 (0.45%) Derivative
12 2 (0.30%) Photography
12 2 (0.30%) Telematics
13 1 (0.15%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 179 (27.12%) Linux
2 33 (5.00%) Android
3 26 (3.94%) Apple iOS
4 23 (3.48%) Windows
5 16 (2.42%) CentOS
6 6 (0.91%) Ubuntu
6 6 (0.91%) Windows Mobile
7 5 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.45%) Debian
9 2 (0.30%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.30%) UNIX
10 1 (0.15%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 192 (29.09%) OO
1 192 (29.09%) MVC
2 171 (25.91%) Agile Software Development
3 160 (24.24%) OOP
4 119 (18.03%) E-Commerce
5 115 (17.42%) Web Development
6 56 (8.48%) Web Design
7 55 (8.33%) OO PHP
8 49 (7.42%) TDD
9 45 (6.82%) Software Engineering
10 39 (5.91%) Responsive Web Design
11 37 (5.61%) Scrum
12 35 (5.30%) Analytics
13 23 (3.48%) Project Management
13 23 (3.48%) SEO
13 23 (3.48%) BDD
14 20 (3.03%) Mobile Development
15 19 (2.88%) DevOps
16 18 (2.73%) Mentoring
16 18 (2.73%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 450 (68.18%) JavaScript
2 127 (19.24%) SQL
3 81 (12.27%) C#
4 75 (11.36%) Java
5 56 (8.48%) C++
6 46 (6.97%) Python
7 44 (6.67%) Perl
8 31 (4.70%) Bash Shell
9 26 (3.94%) PHP5
10 24 (3.64%) C
11 19 (2.88%) Ruby
12 8 (1.21%) VB.NET
13 6 (0.91%) VBScript
14 4 (0.61%) ActionScript
15 3 (0.45%) Apex Code
16 2 (0.30%) Shell Script
16 2 (0.30%) VB
17 1 (0.15%) PowerShell
17 1 (0.15%) Ada
17 1 (0.15%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 76 (11.52%) Degree
2 1 (0.15%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.15%) HND
2 1 (0.15%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (3.33%) QA
2 4 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.30%) SLA
4 1 (0.15%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (1.06%) Docker
2 4 (0.61%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.45%) Squid
4 1 (0.15%) Varnish
4 1 (0.15%) NFS
Systems Management
1 29 (4.39%) Puppet
2 11 (1.67%) Vagrant
3 10 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (1.36%) Nagios
5 3 (0.45%) Ansible
5 3 (0.45%) Cacti
6 2 (0.30%) Opsview
7 1 (0.15%) Hyperic
7 1 (0.15%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.15%) Capistrano
7 1 (0.15%) Plesk
Vendors
1 104 (15.76%) Zend
2 34 (5.15%) Twitter
3 25 (3.79%) Salesforce.com
4 23 (3.48%) Perforce
5 21 (3.18%) Oracle
5 21 (3.18%) Microsoft
6 20 (3.03%) Facebook
7 11 (1.67%) Adobe
8 10 (1.52%) Red Hat
9 8 (1.21%) Google
10 7 (1.06%) VMware
11 6 (0.91%) Apple
12 4 (0.61%) Capita
13 3 (0.45%) Sitecore
14 1 (0.15%) Rackspace
14 1 (0.15%) EPiServer
14 1 (0.15%) Veeam
14 1 (0.15%) HP
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