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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 22 21 19
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Permanent jobs citing PHP 280 396 467
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 8.58% 9.84% 12.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.96% 19.32% 20.16%
Number of salaries quoted 233 357 403
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £30,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% +10.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £40,600 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
1651 2050 2316
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 50.57% 50.96% 61.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1413 1852 2081
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016. 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
Stockport +18 37 £50,000 +81.81% 4
Altrincham +14 12 £31,000 +12.72% 1
Bolton +21 9 £30,000 -11.11% 1
Wigan +12 8 £34,500 +15.00% 2
Sale - 5 £35,000 -
Cheadle - 4 £40,000 -
Rochdale - 4 £35,000 -
Salford +9 2 £31,250 +25.00%
Oldham -4 2 £33,750 - 2
Bury -9 1 £32,500 -16.66%
PHP
North West

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

1 297 (56.90%) HTML
2 288 (55.17%) CSS
3 286 (54.79%) JavaScript
4 242 (46.36%) MySQL
5 200 (38.31%) jQuery
6 191 (36.59%) Git (software)
7 163 (31.23%) Agile Software Development
8 161 (30.84%) Linux
9 153 (29.31%) OO
10 129 (24.71%) HTML5
11 113 (21.65%) WordPress
12 111 (21.26%) E-Commerce
13 98 (18.77%) Java
14 94 (18.01%) XML
15 92 (17.62%) LAMP
15 92 (17.62%) CSS3
16 86 (16.48%) OOP
16 86 (16.48%) Python
17 83 (15.90%) Magento
18 82 (15.71%) AngularJS
19 80 (15.33%) Zend
20 78 (14.94%) Web Development
21 77 (14.75%) Front End Development
22 69 (13.22%) MVC
22 69 (13.22%) SQL
23 62 (11.88%) Laravel
24 61 (11.69%) Apache
25 59 (11.30%) Scrum
25 59 (11.30%) Symfony
26 57 (10.92%) C#

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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
1 113 (21.65%) WordPress
2 61 (11.69%) Apache
3 55 (10.54%) CMS
4 38 (7.28%) Node.js
5 25 (4.79%) Drupal
6 11 (2.11%) Confluence
6 11 (2.11%) IIS
7 10 (1.92%) OpenStack
8 9 (1.72%) Elasticsearch
9 8 (1.53%) nginx
10 7 (1.34%) Moodle
11 5 (0.96%) MS Exchange
11 5 (0.96%) SharePoint
12 4 (0.77%) Tomcat
13 3 (0.57%) Joomla!
14 2 (0.38%) Umbraco
15 1 (0.19%) SAS
15 1 (0.19%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 22 (4.21%) Photoshop
2 15 (2.87%) MS Excel
3 12 (2.30%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (0.77%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.19%) InDesign
6 1 (0.19%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 83 (15.90%) Magento
2 8 (1.53%) OpenCart
3 7 (1.34%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.38%) osCommerce
5 1 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.19%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 53 (10.15%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (2.49%) GitHub
3 10 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
3 10 (1.92%) SaaS
4 6 (1.15%) Google Analytics
4 6 (1.15%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (0.96%) Amazon ELB
6 4 (0.77%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (0.77%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (0.57%) AdWords
7 3 (0.57%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.38%) CloudFront
8 2 (0.38%) Route 53
9 1 (0.19%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 24 (4.60%) Internet
2 10 (1.92%) Network Security
3 8 (1.53%) SAN
3 8 (1.53%) SSH
4 5 (0.96%) Broadband
4 5 (0.96%) DNS
4 5 (0.96%) Ethernet
4 5 (0.96%) HTTPS
4 5 (0.96%) IPv6
4 5 (0.96%) VPN
5 4 (0.77%) Intranet
6 3 (0.57%) Firewall
6 3 (0.57%) IPsec
6 3 (0.57%) SSL
7 2 (0.38%) OpenVPN
7 2 (0.38%) PPTP
7 2 (0.38%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.19%) LAN
8 1 (0.19%) PuTTY
8 1 (0.19%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 242 (46.36%) MySQL
2 36 (6.90%) Relational Database
3 25 (4.79%) SQL Server
4 21 (4.02%) PostgreSQL
4 21 (4.02%) Redis
5 9 (1.72%) MongoDB
5 9 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (1.53%) NoSQL
7 6 (1.15%) Big Data
8 4 (0.77%) Amazon RDS
8 4 (0.77%) LogicBlox
9 2 (0.38%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.38%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.38%) SQL Server 2014
10 1 (0.19%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.19%) MS Access
10 1 (0.19%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.19%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 191 (36.59%) Git (software)
2 42 (8.05%) Subversion
3 33 (6.32%) Grunt
4 29 (5.56%) Mercurial
5 28 (5.36%) PhpStorm
6 25 (4.79%) JIRA
7 24 (4.60%) Jenkins
8 19 (3.64%) Visual Studio
9 16 (3.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 16 (3.07%) Selenium
10 14 (2.68%) Vagrant
11 10 (1.92%) HP UFT
12 9 (1.72%) JUnit
12 9 (1.72%) NUnit
12 9 (1.72%) Visual Studio Team System
13 8 (1.53%) gulp
14 6 (1.15%) Ant
14 6 (1.15%) Phing
14 6 (1.15%) PHPUnit
15 5 (0.96%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 49 (9.39%) Finance
2 31 (5.94%) Marketing
3 13 (2.49%) Games
3 13 (2.49%) Retail
4 8 (1.53%) Banking
5 6 (1.15%) Back Office
6 5 (0.96%) Legal
6 5 (0.96%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.57%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.57%) Multimedia
7 3 (0.57%) Publishing
8 2 (0.38%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 383 (73.37%) Developer
2 254 (48.66%) PHP Developer
3 113 (21.65%) Web Developer
4 73 (13.98%) HTML Developer
5 69 (13.22%) Senior Developer
6 62 (11.88%) HTML CSS Developer
7 61 (11.69%) PHP Web Developer
8 55 (10.54%) Senior PHP Developer
9 52 (9.96%) JavaScript Developer
10 47 (9.00%) Magento Developer
11 42 (8.05%) MySQL Developer
11 42 (8.05%) PHP MySQL Developer
12 39 (7.47%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 31 (5.94%) PHP Magento Developer
14 28 (5.36%) Software Developer
15 26 (4.98%) DevOps Engineer
16 25 (4.79%) Senior Magento Developer
17 24 (4.60%) Lead Developer
18 23 (4.41%) Linux Engineer
19 22 (4.21%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 297 (56.90%) HTML
2 288 (55.17%) CSS
3 200 (38.31%) jQuery
4 129 (24.71%) HTML5
5 94 (18.01%) XML
6 92 (17.62%) CSS3
6 92 (17.62%) LAMP
7 82 (15.71%) AngularJS
8 62 (11.88%) Laravel
9 59 (11.30%) Symfony
10 53 (10.15%) .NET
11 50 (9.58%) Ajax
12 49 (9.39%) Sass
12 49 (9.39%) Web Services
13 41 (7.85%) SOAP
14 38 (7.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 33 (6.32%) REST
16 31 (5.94%) JSON
17 25 (4.79%) Ruby on Rails
17 25 (4.79%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 28 (5.36%) User Experience
2 26 (4.98%) Enterprise Software
3 20 (3.83%) Mobile App
4 17 (3.26%) Computer Science
5 14 (2.68%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (2.49%) Hybrid Cloud
7 10 (1.92%) Blog
8 9 (1.72%) iPhone
9 5 (0.96%) Animation
9 5 (0.96%) iPad
9 5 (0.96%) Management Information System
9 5 (0.96%) Social Media
10 4 (0.77%) e-Learning
10 4 (0.77%) Mathematics
11 3 (0.57%) Physics
11 3 (0.57%) Public Cloud
11 3 (0.57%) Video Editing
12 2 (0.38%) PKI
12 2 (0.38%) Smartphone
12 2 (0.38%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 161 (30.84%) Linux
2 32 (6.13%) Windows
3 24 (4.60%) CentOS
4 20 (3.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 17 (3.26%) Unix
6 12 (2.30%) Ubuntu
7 11 (2.11%) Android
8 10 (1.92%) Debian
9 8 (1.53%) Apple iOS
10 3 (0.57%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (0.38%) Fedora
11 2 (0.38%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.38%) Windows Server
12 1 (0.19%) HPUX
12 1 (0.19%) Solaris
12 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 163 (31.23%) Agile Software Development
2 153 (29.31%) OO
3 111 (21.26%) E-Commerce
4 86 (16.48%) OOP
5 78 (14.94%) Web Development
6 77 (14.75%) Front End Development
7 69 (13.22%) MVC
8 59 (11.30%) Scrum
9 48 (9.20%) OO PHP
10 44 (8.43%) DevOps
11 42 (8.05%) Project Management
11 42 (8.05%) TDD
12 37 (7.09%) Open Source
13 32 (6.13%) Software Engineering
14 30 (5.75%) Responsive Web Design
15 24 (4.60%) Line Management
15 24 (4.60%) SEO
16 23 (4.41%) Unit Testing
17 21 (4.02%) Mentoring
18 20 (3.83%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 286 (54.79%) JavaScript
2 98 (18.77%) Java
3 86 (16.48%) Python
4 69 (13.22%) SQL
5 57 (10.92%) C#
6 46 (8.81%) C++
7 41 (7.85%) Ruby
8 37 (7.09%) Perl
9 22 (4.21%) Scala
10 20 (3.83%) Bash Shell
11 13 (2.49%) VB.NET
12 12 (2.30%) C
12 12 (2.30%) Objective-C
13 10 (1.92%) PHP 5
14 7 (1.34%) ES6
15 5 (0.96%) CoffeeScript
15 5 (0.96%) Go
15 5 (0.96%) PowerShell
15 5 (0.96%) Shell Script
16 4 (0.77%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 39 (7.47%) Degree
2 10 (1.92%) CHECK Team Leader
2 10 (1.92%) CREST Certified
2 10 (1.92%) Security Cleared
3 8 (1.53%) MySQL Certification
4 4 (0.77%) DBS Check
5 2 (0.38%) ISEB
5 2 (0.38%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.19%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (4.21%) QA
System Software
1 9 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (1.15%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.38%) Docker
3 2 (0.38%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.38%) Shibboleth
3 2 (0.38%) Varnish
3 2 (0.38%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.19%) NDS
4 1 (0.19%) Novell eDirectory
4 1 (0.19%) pfSense
4 1 (0.19%) UAG
Systems Management
1 40 (7.66%) Puppet
2 16 (3.07%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (2.49%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 9 (1.72%) HP Quality Center
5 7 (1.34%) logstash
6 6 (1.15%) Ansible
7 5 (0.96%) SCOM
8 2 (0.38%) cPanel
8 2 (0.38%) yum
9 1 (0.19%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 1 (0.19%) Nagios
9 1 (0.19%) Packer
9 1 (0.19%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.19%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 80 (15.33%) Zend
2 45 (8.62%) Microsoft
3 28 (5.36%) Google
4 24 (4.60%) Red Hat
5 22 (4.21%) SaltStack
6 16 (3.07%) Twitter
7 14 (2.68%) Adobe
8 13 (2.49%) Perforce
9 11 (2.11%) Facebook
9 11 (2.11%) Oracle
10 10 (1.92%) HP
10 10 (1.92%) VMware
11 8 (1.53%) Atlassian
12 4 (0.77%) New Relic
13 3 (0.57%) Rackspace
14 2 (0.38%) Remedy
14 2 (0.38%) Salesforce.com
14 2 (0.38%) Splunk
15 1 (0.19%) NetIQ
15 1 (0.19%) Sage
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £38000 - £47000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bolton, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + career progression
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £38000.00 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Jambo Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Jambo Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
DCS Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £18000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + flextime + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Search Consultancy
Posted: 5 days ago
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Talent Spa
Salary: £18k - 24k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Missguided
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Missguided
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Missguided
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
UKFast
Salary: From £20,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Boohoo
Salary: Competitive Salary plus Bonus
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Innovative Technology
Posted: 14 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Resource Partners Ltd
Salary: Salary negotiable full benefits extensive
Posted: 18 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Sainsbury's
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 19 days ago