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

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 24 36 23
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -13
Permanent jobs citing PHP 301 272 409
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 8.48% 6.89% 9.75%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.80% 12.11% 15.69%
Number of salaries quoted 261 213 369
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,600 £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
1905 2247 2606
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 53.69% 56.93% 62.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1661 1945 2327
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 1 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 1 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 +7 19 £30,000 +20.00% 1
Bolton +9 7 £26,000 -16.12% 1
Oldham +3 7 £26,000 -25.71% 1
Salford +5 5 £30,000 +13.20% 2
Wigan - 5 £32,500 - 1
Cheadle +10 3 £28,000 -1.75%
Bury -2 3 £25,000 -10.71% 1
Stockport -8 3 £27,000 -15.62% 1
Rochdale - 1 £28,500 - 1
Heywood - 1 £26,500 -
PHP
North West

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 525 (75.65%) HTML
2 504 (72.62%) CSS
3 487 (70.17%) JavaScript
4 374 (53.89%) MySQL
5 313 (45.10%) jQuery
6 213 (30.69%) MVC
7 202 (29.11%) OO
8 181 (26.08%) Linux
9 176 (25.36%) OOP
10 161 (23.20%) Agile Software Development
11 160 (23.05%) HTML5
12 153 (22.05%) Git (software)
13 144 (20.75%) SQL
14 129 (18.59%) E-Commerce
15 125 (18.01%) Magento
16 123 (17.72%) CSS3
17 111 (15.99%) .NET
18 108 (15.56%) Web Development
19 105 (15.13%) Zend
20 104 (14.99%) LAMP
21 103 (14.84%) WordPress
22 96 (13.83%) Laravel
22 96 (13.83%) AngularJS
23 90 (12.97%) C#
24 89 (12.82%) CMS
25 84 (12.10%) Symfony
26 80 (11.53%) Java
27 79 (11.38%) Ajax
28 78 (11.24%) Degree
29 77 (11.10%) Apache

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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
1 103 (14.84%) WordPress
2 89 (12.82%) CMS
3 77 (11.10%) Apache
4 49 (7.06%) Drupal
5 28 (4.03%) Node.js
6 19 (2.74%) Joomla!
7 16 (2.31%) nginx
8 10 (1.44%) Umbraco
9 9 (1.30%) SharePoint
10 8 (1.15%) IIS
11 6 (0.86%) Sitecore CMS
11 6 (0.86%) Sitefinity
12 2 (0.29%) ExpressionEngine
12 2 (0.29%) Moodle
12 2 (0.29%) Apache ServiceMix
13 1 (0.14%) SilverStripe
13 1 (0.14%) SharePoint 2010
13 1 (0.14%) Oracle Application Server
13 1 (0.14%) WebLogic
13 1 (0.14%) JBoss
Applications
1 30 (4.32%) Photoshop
2 8 (1.15%) MS Excel
3 7 (1.01%) MS Office
4 6 (0.86%) Adobe Illustrator
4 6 (0.86%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 125 (18.01%) Magento
2 3 (0.43%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.14%) Shopify
4 1 (0.14%) Zen Cart
4 1 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.14%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 16 (2.31%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (1.01%) GitHub
3 5 (0.72%) Google Analytics
4 3 (0.43%) Force.com
4 3 (0.43%) Amazon S3
4 3 (0.43%) SaaS
4 3 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.29%) Route 53
5 2 (0.29%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 26 (3.75%) Internet
2 13 (1.87%) VPN
3 10 (1.44%) IPsec
4 8 (1.15%) SSH
5 6 (0.86%) DNS
5 6 (0.86%) HTTP
5 6 (0.86%) SSL
5 6 (0.86%) OpenVPN
6 4 (0.58%) DHCP
6 4 (0.58%) TCP/IP
7 3 (0.43%) Network Security
7 3 (0.43%) Firewall
7 3 (0.43%) Intranet
7 3 (0.43%) SAN
7 3 (0.43%) HTTPS
8 2 (0.29%) Extranet
8 2 (0.29%) PPTP
9 1 (0.14%) iSCSI
9 1 (0.14%) VLAN
9 1 (0.14%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 374 (53.89%) MySQL
2 69 (9.94%) SQL Server
3 26 (3.75%) PostgreSQL
3 26 (3.75%) Big Data
4 19 (2.74%) Relational Database
5 14 (2.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 12 (1.73%) MongoDB
7 6 (0.86%) Crystal Reports
8 5 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (0.58%) NoSQL
9 4 (0.58%) Oracle Database
10 3 (0.43%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (0.43%) Redis
10 3 (0.43%) SQLite
10 3 (0.43%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (0.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (0.29%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (0.29%) Hadoop
11 2 (0.29%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 1 (0.14%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 153 (22.05%) Git (software)
2 45 (6.48%) Subversion
3 27 (3.89%) Visual Studio
4 22 (3.17%) Selenium
5 18 (2.59%) Jenkins
6 15 (2.16%) Hudson
7 14 (2.02%) TeamCity
8 13 (1.87%) Mercurial
8 13 (1.87%) Grunt
8 13 (1.87%) JIRA
9 12 (1.73%) Team Foundation Server
10 7 (1.01%) Eclipse
11 6 (0.86%) Jasmine
11 6 (0.86%) PhpStorm
12 5 (0.72%) Flash Builder
12 5 (0.72%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 3 (0.43%) PHPUnit
14 2 (0.29%) Dreamweaver
14 2 (0.29%) WebDriver
14 2 (0.29%) MSBuild
General
1 70 (10.09%) Finance
2 55 (7.93%) Marketing
3 21 (3.03%) Retail
4 14 (2.02%) Games
5 12 (1.73%) Advertising
6 11 (1.59%) Manufacturing
7 10 (1.44%) Music Industry
8 6 (0.86%) Banking
9 5 (0.72%) Local Government
10 4 (0.58%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.29%) Back Office
12 1 (0.14%) Russian Language
12 1 (0.14%) Electronics
12 1 (0.14%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 598 (86.17%) Developer
2 344 (49.57%) PHP Developer
3 102 (14.70%) Web Developer
4 66 (9.51%) Front-End Developer
5 59 (8.50%) Senior Developer
6 42 (6.05%) Junior Developer
6 42 (6.05%) Junior
6 42 (6.05%) Software Developer
7 40 (5.76%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 38 (5.48%) Magento Developer
9 37 (5.33%) Senior PHP Developer
10 30 (4.32%) PHP Web Developer
11 29 (4.18%) Junior PHP Developer
12 25 (3.60%) .NET Developer
13 22 (3.17%) Software Engineer
14 20 (2.88%) PHP LAMP Developer
15 19 (2.74%) PHP Magento Developer
16 16 (2.31%) Lead Developer
17 15 (2.16%) Administrator
18 14 (2.02%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 525 (75.65%) HTML
2 504 (72.62%) CSS
3 313 (45.10%) jQuery
4 160 (23.05%) HTML5
5 123 (17.72%) CSS3
6 111 (15.99%) .NET
7 104 (14.99%) LAMP
8 96 (13.83%) Laravel
8 96 (13.83%) AngularJS
9 84 (12.10%) Symfony
10 79 (11.38%) Ajax
11 74 (10.66%) XML
12 58 (8.36%) CodeIgniter
13 53 (7.64%) Web Services
14 50 (7.20%) XHTML
15 46 (6.63%) Backbone.js
15 46 (6.63%) ASP.NET
16 44 (6.34%) Sass
17 29 (4.18%) REST
18 28 (4.03%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 42 (6.05%) User Experience
2 34 (4.90%) Mobile App
3 25 (3.60%) W3C
4 22 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (2.59%) Enterprise Software
6 17 (2.45%) Computer Science
7 14 (2.02%) Graphic Design
7 14 (2.02%) Open Source
8 10 (1.44%) Social Network
9 9 (1.30%) PKI
9 9 (1.30%) Cryptography
10 8 (1.15%) iPhone
11 7 (1.01%) Social Media
12 6 (0.86%) Telematics
13 5 (0.72%) Photography
13 5 (0.72%) Replication
14 3 (0.43%) Data Structures
14 3 (0.43%) Derivative
15 2 (0.29%) Statistics
15 2 (0.29%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 181 (26.08%) Linux
2 39 (5.62%) Android
3 33 (4.76%) Apple iOS
4 27 (3.89%) Windows
5 14 (2.02%) CentOS
6 6 (0.86%) UNIX
6 6 (0.86%) Windows Mobile
7 5 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (0.72%) Ubuntu
8 3 (0.43%) Debian
9 2 (0.29%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.29%) HPUX
9 2 (0.29%) Solaris
10 1 (0.14%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 213 (30.69%) MVC
2 202 (29.11%) OO
3 176 (25.36%) OOP
4 161 (23.20%) Agile Software Development
5 129 (18.59%) E-Commerce
6 108 (15.56%) Web Development
7 67 (9.65%) Web Design
8 63 (9.08%) OO PHP
9 43 (6.20%) Software Engineering
10 41 (5.91%) TDD
11 37 (5.33%) Responsive Web Design
12 33 (4.76%) Scrum
13 32 (4.61%) Analytics
14 28 (4.03%) SEO
15 20 (2.88%) Mobile Development
15 20 (2.88%) Unit Testing
16 19 (2.74%) Project Management
16 19 (2.74%) CRM
17 18 (2.59%) BDD
18 17 (2.45%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 487 (70.17%) JavaScript
2 144 (20.75%) SQL
3 90 (12.97%) C#
4 80 (11.53%) Java
5 52 (7.49%) C++
6 46 (6.63%) Python
7 41 (5.91%) Perl
8 29 (4.18%) PHP5
9 25 (3.60%) Bash Shell
10 24 (3.46%) Ruby
11 23 (3.31%) C
12 10 (1.44%) VB.NET
13 6 (0.86%) VBScript
14 3 (0.43%) Apex Code
14 3 (0.43%) VB
14 3 (0.43%) ActionScript
15 2 (0.29%) Shell Script
16 1 (0.14%) Scala
16 1 (0.14%) PowerShell
16 1 (0.14%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 78 (11.24%) Degree
2 2 (0.29%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (0.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (0.29%) CCNA
2 2 (0.29%) MCSE
2 2 (0.29%) MCP
3 1 (0.14%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.14%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (3.31%) QA
2 4 (0.58%) SLA
3 3 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (0.43%) Squid
3 2 (0.29%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.29%) Docker
4 1 (0.14%) Varnish
4 1 (0.14%) NFS
Systems Management
1 23 (3.31%) Puppet
2 10 (1.44%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (1.30%) Nagios
4 7 (1.01%) Vagrant
5 4 (0.58%) Cacti
6 2 (0.29%) Plesk
6 2 (0.29%) Opsview
6 2 (0.29%) Ansible
7 1 (0.14%) Hyperic
7 1 (0.14%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.14%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 105 (15.13%) Zend
2 46 (6.63%) Twitter
3 32 (4.61%) Facebook
4 24 (3.46%) Salesforce.com
5 21 (3.03%) Perforce
6 20 (2.88%) Oracle
6 20 (2.88%) Microsoft
7 17 (2.45%) Adobe
8 11 (1.59%) Red Hat
9 10 (1.44%) Google
10 9 (1.30%) VMware
11 8 (1.15%) Sitecore
12 6 (0.86%) Apple
13 3 (0.43%) Capita
13 3 (0.43%) HP
14 2 (0.29%) Sun
14 2 (0.29%) StorageTek
14 2 (0.29%) Dell
15 1 (0.14%) Rackspace
15 1 (0.14%) Percona
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