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

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 23 31 25
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -6
Permanent jobs citing PHP 283 267 356
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 7.89% 6.66% 8.77%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.93% 12.01% 14.46%
Number of salaries quoted 253 230 319
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 £21,450 £24,900
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,750 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +6.92%
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
1776 2224 2462
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 49.50% 55.45% 60.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1542 1898 2190
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £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 4 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 4 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 - 15 £45,000 - 1
Altrincham - 13 £32,000 -
Stockport +6 6 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Wigan -3 5 £35,000 -22.22% 1
Oldham - 4 £45,000 - 2
Sale -2 3 £37,500 +87.50% 2
Bolton +9 2 £47,500 +82.69%
Cheadle +3 2 £38,750 - 2
Bury +1 1 £25,000 +25.00%
PHP
North West

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 4 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.

1 408 (69.98%) HTML
2 380 (65.18%) JavaScript
3 376 (64.49%) CSS
4 284 (48.71%) MySQL
5 230 (39.45%) jQuery
6 196 (33.62%) Agile Software Development
7 191 (32.76%) Linux
8 163 (27.96%) OO
9 137 (23.50%) Git (software)
10 132 (22.64%) MVC
11 115 (19.73%) SQL
12 108 (18.52%) Web Development
13 107 (18.35%) Magento
14 106 (18.18%) WordPress
15 95 (16.30%) Java
15 95 (16.30%) E-Commerce
16 94 (16.12%) OOP
17 93 (15.95%) LAMP
18 91 (15.61%) AngularJS
19 90 (15.44%) Zend
20 83 (14.24%) HTML5
21 81 (13.89%) .NET
22 80 (13.72%) Apache
23 79 (13.55%) XML
24 70 (12.01%) Ajax
25 68 (11.66%) Python
26 66 (11.32%) Symfony
27 65 (11.15%) Degree
27 65 (11.15%) C#
28 62 (10.63%) TDD

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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
1 106 (18.18%) WordPress
2 80 (13.72%) Apache
3 57 (9.78%) CMS
4 48 (8.23%) Drupal
5 30 (5.15%) Node.js
6 18 (3.09%) nginx
6 18 (3.09%) SharePoint
7 11 (1.89%) IIS
8 10 (1.72%) Joomla!
9 6 (1.03%) Umbraco
10 5 (0.86%) concrete5
11 3 (0.51%) Tomcat
11 3 (0.51%) Apache ServiceMix
12 2 (0.34%) Confluence
12 2 (0.34%) SilverStripe
12 2 (0.34%) OpenStack
12 2 (0.34%) Elasticsearch
12 2 (0.34%) Sitecore CMS
13 1 (0.17%) Moodle
13 1 (0.17%) Jetty
Applications
1 13 (2.23%) Photoshop
2 5 (0.86%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.86%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (0.69%) MS Office
4 3 (0.51%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 107 (18.35%) Magento
2 10 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.17%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 34 (5.83%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (2.06%) Route 53
2 12 (2.06%) Amazon ELB
3 9 (1.54%) GitHub
4 5 (0.86%) SaaS
4 5 (0.86%) Google Analytics
5 3 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.51%) Force.com
6 2 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.34%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.34%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.17%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 1 (0.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 27 (4.63%) Internet
2 25 (4.29%) VPN
3 12 (2.06%) PPTP
3 12 (2.06%) IPsec
3 12 (2.06%) OpenVPN
4 11 (1.89%) Network Security
5 7 (1.20%) SSL
6 6 (1.03%) Firewall
6 6 (1.03%) DNS
7 5 (0.86%) VoIP
7 5 (0.86%) Asterisk PBX
8 4 (0.69%) HTTP
8 4 (0.69%) TCP/IP
9 3 (0.51%) DHCP
10 2 (0.34%) SSH
10 2 (0.34%) SMS
11 1 (0.17%) BIG-IP
11 1 (0.17%) Broadband
11 1 (0.17%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 284 (48.71%) MySQL
2 47 (8.06%) PostgreSQL
3 42 (7.20%) SQL Server
4 28 (4.80%) Big Data
5 23 (3.95%) Relational Database
6 20 (3.43%) MongoDB
7 11 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 11 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
8 9 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 8 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (0.86%) Redis
11 4 (0.69%) Oracle Database
12 3 (0.51%) SQL Server 2005
13 2 (0.34%) Crystal Reports
13 2 (0.34%) Data Warehouse
13 2 (0.34%) Apache Cassandra
13 2 (0.34%) NoSQL
13 2 (0.34%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 1 (0.17%) Oracle Database 12c
14 1 (0.17%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 137 (23.50%) Git (software)
2 27 (4.63%) Subversion
3 26 (4.46%) Selenium
4 23 (3.95%) Visual Studio
5 20 (3.43%) JIRA
5 20 (3.43%) Team Foundation Server
6 16 (2.74%) Jenkins
7 13 (2.23%) Grunt
8 12 (2.06%) PhpStorm
8 12 (2.06%) Mercurial
9 11 (1.89%) TeamCity
9 11 (1.89%) Hudson
10 10 (1.72%) PHPUnit
11 3 (0.51%) Phing
12 2 (0.34%) Redmine
12 2 (0.34%) Jasmine
12 2 (0.34%) Ant
13 1 (0.17%) Cucumber
13 1 (0.17%) Zend Studio
13 1 (0.17%) Eclipse
General
1 54 (9.26%) Marketing
2 48 (8.23%) Finance
3 23 (3.95%) Retail
4 19 (3.26%) Games
5 16 (2.74%) Telecoms
6 11 (1.89%) Banking
7 7 (1.20%) Manufacturing
8 6 (1.03%) Advertising
9 4 (0.69%) Music Industry
10 3 (0.51%) Back Office
11 2 (0.34%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.34%) Local Government
12 1 (0.17%) Russian Language
12 1 (0.17%) Electronics
12 1 (0.17%) Automotive
12 1 (0.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 463 (79.42%) Developer
2 269 (46.14%) PHP Developer
3 89 (15.27%) Web Developer
4 50 (8.58%) Front-End Developer
5 42 (7.20%) Senior Developer
6 40 (6.86%) PHP Web Developer
7 38 (6.52%) Software Developer
8 35 (6.00%) Junior
9 34 (5.83%) Junior Developer
10 32 (5.49%) Magento Developer
11 25 (4.29%) PHP MySQL Developer
12 22 (3.77%) Junior PHP Developer
12 22 (3.77%) Software Engineer
13 21 (3.60%) Senior PHP Developer
14 20 (3.43%) AWS Developer
15 17 (2.92%) PHP LAMP Developer
16 14 (2.40%) Front-End Web Developer
17 13 (2.23%) DevOps Engineer
17 13 (2.23%) CSS Developer
18 12 (2.06%) Senior Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 408 (69.98%) HTML
2 376 (64.49%) CSS
3 230 (39.45%) jQuery
4 93 (15.95%) LAMP
5 91 (15.61%) AngularJS
6 83 (14.24%) HTML5
7 81 (13.89%) .NET
8 79 (13.55%) XML
9 70 (12.01%) Ajax
10 66 (11.32%) Symfony
11 61 (10.46%) Laravel
12 54 (9.26%) CSS3
13 49 (8.40%) Web Services
14 47 (8.06%) XHTML
15 46 (7.89%) Backbone.js
16 39 (6.69%) REST
17 38 (6.52%) CodeIgniter
18 35 (6.00%) Zend Framework
19 32 (5.49%) ASP.NET
20 28 (4.80%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 57 (9.78%) User Experience
2 41 (7.03%) Mobile App
3 39 (6.69%) Analytical Skills
4 26 (4.46%) W3C
5 20 (3.43%) Computer Science
6 15 (2.57%) Replication
7 12 (2.06%) Cryptography
7 12 (2.06%) PKI
7 12 (2.06%) Social Media
8 5 (0.86%) Data Structures
8 5 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (0.86%) Mathematics
9 4 (0.69%) New Media
10 3 (0.51%) Social Network
10 3 (0.51%) Derivative
10 3 (0.51%) Clustering
11 2 (0.34%) Statistics
11 2 (0.34%) iPhone
11 2 (0.34%) Animation
11 2 (0.34%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 191 (32.76%) Linux
2 27 (4.63%) Windows
3 26 (4.46%) CentOS
4 17 (2.92%) Android
5 15 (2.57%) Apple iOS
6 13 (2.23%) Debian
7 9 (1.54%) Ubuntu
8 8 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (1.20%) Fedora
10 6 (1.03%) SUSE
11 4 (0.69%) HPUX
11 4 (0.69%) Mac OS X
12 3 (0.51%) UNIX
12 3 (0.51%) openSUSE
13 2 (0.34%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
14 1 (0.17%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
14 1 (0.17%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 196 (33.62%) Agile Software Development
2 163 (27.96%) OO
3 132 (22.64%) MVC
4 108 (18.52%) Web Development
5 95 (16.30%) E-Commerce
6 94 (16.12%) OOP
7 62 (10.63%) TDD
8 58 (9.95%) Scrum
9 47 (8.06%) Software Engineering
10 42 (7.20%) Analytics
11 41 (7.03%) SDLC
12 30 (5.15%) Continuous Improvement
13 29 (4.97%) BDD
14 28 (4.80%) Web Design
15 27 (4.63%) OO PHP
15 27 (4.63%) DevOps
16 25 (4.29%) Responsive Web Design
17 24 (4.12%) Configuration Management
18 21 (3.60%) Unit Testing
19 20 (3.43%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 380 (65.18%) JavaScript
2 115 (19.73%) SQL
3 95 (16.30%) Java
4 68 (11.66%) Python
5 65 (11.15%) C#
6 59 (10.12%) C++
6 59 (10.12%) Perl
7 39 (6.69%) Bash Shell
8 23 (3.95%) Ruby
9 20 (3.43%) PHP5
10 19 (3.26%) C
11 8 (1.37%) ActionScript
12 6 (1.03%) VB.NET
13 4 (0.69%) XQuery
13 4 (0.69%) Shell Script
13 4 (0.69%) PL/SQL
14 3 (0.51%) Apex Code
15 2 (0.34%) VBScript
15 2 (0.34%) Objective-C
16 1 (0.17%) PHP4
Qualifications
1 65 (11.15%) Degree
2 6 (1.03%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.17%) NCDA
3 1 (0.17%) RHCSA
3 1 (0.17%) HND
3 1 (0.17%) ISEB
3 1 (0.17%) RHCE
3 1 (0.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (3.95%) QA
2 4 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.17%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (3.26%) Docker
2 6 (1.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.69%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.51%) Xen
5 2 (0.34%) vSphere
5 2 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.17%) KVM
6 1 (0.17%) Varnish
6 1 (0.17%) Ceph
6 1 (0.17%) GlusterFS
6 1 (0.17%) iptables
Systems Management
1 37 (6.35%) Puppet
2 25 (4.29%) Vagrant
3 14 (2.40%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (1.37%) Nagios
5 3 (0.51%) Ansible
5 3 (0.51%) Opsview
6 2 (0.34%) logstash
7 1 (0.17%) cPanel
7 1 (0.17%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.17%) Cacti
7 1 (0.17%) Plesk
7 1 (0.17%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.17%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 90 (15.44%) Zend
2 33 (5.66%) Oracle
3 32 (5.49%) Microsoft
4 28 (4.80%) Perforce
5 24 (4.12%) Salesforce.com
6 18 (3.09%) Google
7 13 (2.23%) VMware
7 13 (2.23%) Red Hat
8 9 (1.54%) Twitter
9 8 (1.37%) Adobe
10 7 (1.20%) Capita
11 5 (0.86%) Facebook
12 3 (0.51%) SaltStack
12 3 (0.51%) EPiServer
13 2 (0.34%) Sitecore
13 2 (0.34%) Apple
13 2 (0.34%) Atlassian
13 2 (0.34%) Cisco
13 2 (0.34%) Juniper
14 1 (0.17%) NetApp
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £55k - 60k per year + Bonus
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £55k - 60k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: 22 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Great Training + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Fantastic Training + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Fantastic Training + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Venturi
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 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
Techsearch Technology
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Sale, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £3000 - £25000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Career Progression
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum + + Great Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £40,000 to £46,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago