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

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 27 35 27
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -8
Permanent jobs citing PHP 266 262 371
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 7.90% 6.58% 8.63%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.10% 11.87% 13.95%
Number of salaries quoted 230 220 331
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £21,350 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
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
1762 2207 2660
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 52.32% 55.45% 61.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1537 1883 2373
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 £26,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 30 June 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 30 June 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 +16 13 £45,000 +28.57%
Altrincham +10 12 £38,750 +55.00%
Bolton +11 4 £26,000 - 1
Oldham +1 4 £32,000 -8.57% 1
Wigan +7 3 £35,000 -22.22% 2
Sale - 3 £37,500 - 1
Bury 0 2 £25,000 +25.00% 2
Stockport +1 1 £30,000 -25.00% 3
Rochdale - 1 £28,500 -
Cheadle - 1 £40,000 - 1
Heywood - 1 £26,500 -
PHP
North West

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

1 420 (70.95%) HTML
2 390 (65.88%) CSS
3 389 (65.71%) JavaScript
4 294 (49.66%) MySQL
5 240 (40.54%) jQuery
6 191 (32.26%) Linux
7 182 (30.74%) Agile Software Development
8 170 (28.72%) OO
9 144 (24.32%) MVC
10 132 (22.30%) Git (software)
11 123 (20.78%) OOP
12 120 (20.27%) SQL
13 116 (19.59%) Magento
14 112 (18.92%) Web Development
15 101 (17.06%) E-Commerce
16 97 (16.39%) Zend
17 93 (15.71%) LAMP
18 92 (15.54%) HTML5
18 92 (15.54%) AngularJS
19 91 (15.37%) WordPress
20 86 (14.53%) .NET
21 85 (14.36%) Java
22 78 (13.18%) Apache
23 74 (12.50%) Ajax
24 73 (12.33%) Symfony
25 71 (11.99%) C#
25 71 (11.99%) XML
26 68 (11.49%) CSS3
27 67 (11.32%) Degree
28 63 (10.64%) Laravel

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 91 (15.37%) WordPress
2 78 (13.18%) Apache
3 61 (10.30%) CMS
4 54 (9.12%) Drupal
5 28 (4.73%) Node.js
6 18 (3.04%) nginx
7 16 (2.70%) SharePoint
8 12 (2.03%) Joomla!
9 7 (1.18%) IIS
10 4 (0.68%) Umbraco
11 3 (0.51%) Apache ServiceMix
11 3 (0.51%) concrete5
12 2 (0.34%) OpenStack
12 2 (0.34%) Elasticsearch
12 2 (0.34%) Moodle
12 2 (0.34%) SilverStripe
12 2 (0.34%) Tomcat
13 1 (0.17%) JBoss
13 1 (0.17%) Jetty
Applications
1 12 (2.03%) Photoshop
2 9 (1.52%) MS Excel
3 8 (1.35%) MS Office
4 2 (0.34%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 116 (19.59%) Magento
2 10 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.17%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.17%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 25 (4.22%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (1.52%) Route 53
2 9 (1.52%) GitHub
2 9 (1.52%) Amazon ELB
3 3 (0.51%) SaaS
3 3 (0.51%) Google Analytics
3 3 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.51%) Force.com
4 1 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.17%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 24 (4.05%) Internet
2 22 (3.72%) VPN
3 11 (1.86%) IPsec
3 11 (1.86%) Network Security
3 11 (1.86%) OpenVPN
4 9 (1.52%) PPTP
5 7 (1.18%) SSL
6 6 (1.01%) DNS
7 5 (0.84%) Firewall
8 3 (0.51%) TCP/IP
8 3 (0.51%) DHCP
8 3 (0.51%) HTTP
9 2 (0.34%) SMS
9 2 (0.34%) SSH
9 2 (0.34%) Intranet
9 2 (0.34%) Extranet
10 1 (0.17%) SMTP
10 1 (0.17%) SNMP
10 1 (0.17%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 294 (49.66%) MySQL
2 57 (9.63%) SQL Server
3 43 (7.26%) PostgreSQL
4 32 (5.41%) Big Data
5 20 (3.38%) MongoDB
6 17 (2.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 11 (1.86%) SQL Server 2008
8 10 (1.69%) Relational Database
9 8 (1.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 8 (1.35%) SQL Server 2012
10 6 (1.01%) Crystal Reports
10 6 (1.01%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (0.68%) Oracle Database
12 3 (0.51%) SQL Server 2005
12 3 (0.51%) Redis
13 2 (0.34%) NoSQL
14 1 (0.17%) Apache Cassandra
14 1 (0.17%) Couchbase
14 1 (0.17%) MariaDB
14 1 (0.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 132 (22.30%) Git (software)
2 27 (4.56%) Visual Studio
2 27 (4.56%) Selenium
3 26 (4.39%) Subversion
4 18 (3.04%) Jenkins
5 17 (2.87%) Mercurial
6 14 (2.36%) Hudson
6 14 (2.36%) Team Foundation Server
6 14 (2.36%) TeamCity
6 14 (2.36%) Grunt
7 13 (2.20%) JIRA
8 10 (1.69%) PhpStorm
9 5 (0.84%) PHPUnit
10 3 (0.51%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 2 (0.34%) Eclipse
11 2 (0.34%) Jasmine
11 2 (0.34%) Phing
12 1 (0.17%) Bower
12 1 (0.17%) Xdebug
12 1 (0.17%) gulp
General
1 57 (9.63%) Finance
2 45 (7.60%) Marketing
3 22 (3.72%) Retail
4 18 (3.04%) Games
5 11 (1.86%) Manufacturing
6 9 (1.52%) Banking
7 6 (1.01%) Local Government
7 6 (1.01%) Advertising
8 4 (0.68%) Music Industry
8 4 (0.68%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.51%) Back Office
10 1 (0.17%) Electronics
10 1 (0.17%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 489 (82.60%) Developer
2 291 (49.16%) PHP Developer
3 78 (13.18%) Web Developer
4 55 (9.29%) Front-End Developer
5 45 (7.60%) Senior Developer
6 42 (7.09%) Software Developer
7 36 (6.08%) Magento Developer
8 34 (5.74%) PHP Web Developer
9 33 (5.57%) Junior
9 33 (5.57%) Junior Developer
10 29 (4.90%) PHP MySQL Developer
11 26 (4.39%) Senior PHP Developer
12 21 (3.55%) Junior PHP Developer
12 21 (3.55%) Software Engineer
13 20 (3.38%) AWS Developer
14 16 (2.70%) PHP LAMP Developer
15 15 (2.53%) CSS Developer
16 14 (2.36%) Administrator
17 13 (2.20%) .NET Developer
17 13 (2.20%) Front-End Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 420 (70.95%) HTML
2 390 (65.88%) CSS
3 240 (40.54%) jQuery
4 93 (15.71%) LAMP
5 92 (15.54%) HTML5
5 92 (15.54%) AngularJS
6 86 (14.53%) .NET
7 74 (12.50%) Ajax
8 73 (12.33%) Symfony
9 71 (11.99%) XML
10 68 (11.49%) CSS3
11 63 (10.64%) Laravel
12 46 (7.77%) XHTML
12 46 (7.77%) Web Services
13 41 (6.93%) Zend Framework
13 41 (6.93%) Backbone.js
14 38 (6.42%) CodeIgniter
15 34 (5.74%) ASP.NET
15 34 (5.74%) Sass
16 30 (5.07%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 56 (9.46%) User Experience
2 30 (5.07%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (4.56%) Mobile App
4 24 (4.05%) W3C
5 14 (2.36%) Computer Science
6 13 (2.20%) Replication
7 11 (1.86%) Cryptography
7 11 (1.86%) PKI
7 11 (1.86%) Social Media
8 9 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (1.18%) Social Network
10 4 (0.68%) iPhone
10 4 (0.68%) Data Structures
11 3 (0.51%) New Media
11 3 (0.51%) Derivative
12 2 (0.34%) Statistics
12 2 (0.34%) Data Centre
13 1 (0.17%) Private Cloud
13 1 (0.17%) Graphic Design
13 1 (0.17%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 191 (32.26%) Linux
2 26 (4.39%) Windows
3 22 (3.72%) Android
4 18 (3.04%) Apple iOS
5 17 (2.87%) CentOS
6 7 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (1.18%) Ubuntu
7 6 (1.01%) Windows Mobile
8 4 (0.68%) Debian
9 3 (0.51%) HPUX
9 3 (0.51%) Mac OS X
9 3 (0.51%) UNIX
10 1 (0.17%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.17%) SUSE
10 1 (0.17%) Solaris
10 1 (0.17%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 182 (30.74%) Agile Software Development
2 170 (28.72%) OO
3 144 (24.32%) MVC
4 123 (20.78%) OOP
5 112 (18.92%) Web Development
6 101 (17.06%) E-Commerce
7 52 (8.78%) TDD
8 46 (7.77%) Scrum
9 44 (7.43%) Software Engineering
10 41 (6.93%) Analytics
11 38 (6.42%) SDLC
12 37 (6.25%) OO PHP
13 32 (5.41%) Responsive Web Design
14 31 (5.24%) Web Design
15 26 (4.39%) Continuous Improvement
15 26 (4.39%) DevOps
16 25 (4.22%) BDD
17 21 (3.55%) SEO
17 21 (3.55%) Configuration Management
18 20 (3.38%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 389 (65.71%) JavaScript
2 120 (20.27%) SQL
3 85 (14.36%) Java
4 71 (11.99%) C#
5 59 (9.97%) C++
6 54 (9.12%) Perl
6 54 (9.12%) Python
7 38 (6.42%) Bash Shell
8 21 (3.55%) PHP5
9 20 (3.38%) Ruby
9 20 (3.38%) C
10 8 (1.35%) ActionScript
11 7 (1.18%) VB.NET
12 6 (1.01%) VBScript
13 4 (0.68%) PL/SQL
14 3 (0.51%) Shell Script
14 3 (0.51%) Apex Code
15 2 (0.34%) VB
16 1 (0.17%) PowerShell
16 1 (0.17%) Ada
Qualifications
1 67 (11.32%) Degree
2 4 (0.68%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.17%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.17%) HND
3 1 (0.17%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (4.39%) QA
2 4 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.34%) SLA
4 1 (0.17%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 16 (2.70%) Docker
2 4 (0.68%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.17%) KVM
4 1 (0.17%) Ceph
4 1 (0.17%) GlusterFS
4 1 (0.17%) Varnish
4 1 (0.17%) Xen
Systems Management
1 36 (6.08%) Puppet
2 20 (3.38%) Vagrant
3 12 (2.03%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (1.69%) Nagios
5 3 (0.51%) Ansible
5 3 (0.51%) Opsview
6 2 (0.34%) Cacti
7 1 (0.17%) Plesk
7 1 (0.17%) Capistrano
7 1 (0.17%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.17%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.17%) Hyperic
7 1 (0.17%) cPanel
Vendors
1 97 (16.39%) Zend
2 33 (5.57%) Microsoft
3 27 (4.56%) Perforce
4 26 (4.39%) Oracle
5 25 (4.22%) Salesforce.com
6 16 (2.70%) Google
7 12 (2.03%) Red Hat
8 10 (1.69%) VMware
9 9 (1.52%) Twitter
10 5 (0.84%) Capita
10 5 (0.84%) Facebook
11 4 (0.68%) Apple
11 4 (0.68%) Adobe
12 1 (0.17%) HP
12 1 (0.17%) EMC
12 1 (0.17%) Juniper
12 1 (0.17%) Cisco
12 1 (0.17%) Rackspace
12 1 (0.17%) Dell Compellent
12 1 (0.17%) EPiServer
Manchester, Lancashire
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £22000.00 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Techsearch Technology
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 3 hours ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Telecommuting + Holidays
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £36000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
IS Recruitment Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum, Benefits Benifits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Greater Manchester
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £115.30 per week
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Blue Octopus Recruitment LLP
Salary: From £35,565.37 to £40,653.38 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Blue Octopus Recruitment LLP
Salary: From £30,985.67 to £35,056.07 per annum subject to job evaluation
Posted: 4 days ago