Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a PHP Developer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP Developer
North West > Manchester
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 66 68 81
Rank change year-on-year +2 +13 -27
Permanent jobs requiring a PHP Developer 375 324 244
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 4.72% 4.32% 3.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.85% 4.43% 3.40%
Number of salaries quoted 344 297 228
Manchester median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,250 £23,750
90th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £45,000
North West median annual salary £38,750 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year +10.71% +2.94% +4.62%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Manchester
Permanent vacancies in Manchester with a recognized job title 7739 7309 7172
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.37% 97.44% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 6429 6274 5976
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £24,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

PHP Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings that featured PHP Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for PHP Developer in Manchester

PHP Developer
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PHP Developer in Manchester.

Salary trend for PHP Developer in Manchester

PHP Developer
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PHP Developer in Manchester over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for PHP Developer in Manchester

PHP Developer
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PHP Developer within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wigan -1 21 £35,000 +34.62%
Stockport -1 17 £40,000 +14.29% 4
Bury +8 9 £27,500 -23.61%
Bolton +4 6 £43,500 +24.29%
Altrincham - 4 £31,250 - 3
Sale +2 2 £37,500 -16.67%
Oldham - 2 £40,000 -
Salford -9 1 £40,000 +6.67% 1
PHP Developer
North West

PHP Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, PHP Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Manchester region featuring PHP Developer in the job title.

1 375 (100.00%) PHP
2 246 (65.60%) MySQL
3 214 (57.07%) JavaScript
4 212 (56.53%) HTML
5 206 (54.93%) CSS
6 168 (44.80%) MVC
7 159 (42.40%) jQuery
8 140 (37.33%) Laravel
9 138 (36.80%) OOP
10 124 (33.07%) Agile Software Development
11 114 (30.40%) E-Commerce
12 111 (29.60%) Git (software)
13 105 (28.00%) OO
14 97 (25.87%) Symfony
15 85 (22.67%) Zend
16 82 (21.87%) Web Development
17 80 (21.33%) Linux
18 75 (20.00%) HTML5
19 73 (19.47%) Retail
20 66 (17.60%) Amazon AWS
21 58 (15.47%) Magento
21 58 (15.47%) OO PHP
22 54 (14.40%) Apache
22 54 (14.40%) SQL
23 53 (14.13%) Web Services
24 52 (13.87%) DevOps
25 51 (13.60%) Sass
26 49 (13.07%) LAMP
27 47 (12.53%) WordPress
28 46 (12.27%) AngularJS

PHP Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 54 (14.40%) Apache
2 47 (12.53%) WordPress
3 25 (6.67%) CMS
4 15 (4.00%) Apache Solr
5 14 (3.73%) Drupal
5 14 (3.73%) Elasticsearch
6 12 (3.20%) Joomla!
7 6 (1.60%) Confluence
8 4 (1.07%) nginx
9 3 (0.80%) concrete5
10 2 (0.53%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (1.60%) Photoshop
2 4 (1.07%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.53%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 58 (15.47%) Magento
2 3 (0.80%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 66 (17.60%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (7.20%) GitHub
3 24 (6.40%) Microsoft Azure
4 14 (3.73%) Google App Engine
4 14 (3.73%) Google Cloud Platform
5 8 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.53%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (0.53%) Serverless
7 1 (0.27%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.27%) Firebase
7 1 (0.27%) Sage Pay
7 1 (0.27%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.07%) HTTP
2 3 (0.80%) Internet
3 1 (0.27%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 246 (65.60%) MySQL
2 13 (3.47%) NoSQL
3 5 (1.33%) phpMyAdmin
4 4 (1.07%) Big Data
4 4 (1.07%) MariaDB
4 4 (1.07%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (0.80%) Redis
5 3 (0.80%) SQL Server
6 2 (0.53%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.53%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.53%) SQLite
7 1 (0.27%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (0.27%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 111 (29.60%) Git (software)
2 37 (9.87%) Subversion
3 24 (6.40%) PHPUnit
3 24 (6.40%) Vagrant
4 20 (5.33%) Jenkins
5 15 (4.00%) Codeception
6 14 (3.73%) Bitbucket
6 14 (3.73%) JIRA
7 9 (2.40%) Grunt
7 9 (2.40%) gulp
8 7 (1.87%) Selenium
8 7 (1.87%) Xdebug
9 3 (0.80%) Mercurial
10 2 (0.53%) PhpStorm
11 1 (0.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (0.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 73 (19.47%) Retail
2 16 (4.27%) Advertising
2 16 (4.27%) Marketing
3 11 (2.93%) Finance
4 8 (2.13%) Legal
5 6 (1.60%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.07%) Games
7 3 (0.80%) Automotive
8 1 (0.27%) Back Office
8 1 (0.27%) Law
8 1 (0.27%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 212 (56.53%) HTML
2 206 (54.93%) CSS
3 159 (42.40%) jQuery
4 140 (37.33%) Laravel
5 97 (25.87%) Symfony
6 75 (20.00%) HTML5
7 53 (14.13%) Web Services
8 51 (13.60%) Sass
9 49 (13.07%) LAMP
10 46 (12.27%) AngularJS
11 43 (11.47%) Node.js
12 36 (9.60%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 33 (8.80%) CSS3
13 33 (8.80%) XML
14 30 (8.00%) RESTful
15 27 (7.20%) JSON
16 22 (5.87%) React
17 20 (5.33%) Ajax
17 20 (5.33%) REST
18 17 (4.53%) CodeIgniter
Miscellaneous
1 29 (7.73%) iPad
2 21 (5.60%) Greenfield Project
3 19 (5.07%) User Experience
4 15 (4.00%) Mobile App
5 10 (2.67%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (2.67%) Computer Science
6 9 (2.40%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (1.87%) Blog
7 7 (1.87%) Data Structures
7 7 (1.87%) Replication
8 4 (1.07%) Cyber Attack
8 4 (1.07%) Social Media
9 3 (0.80%) Algorithms
9 3 (0.80%) Graphic Design
10 2 (0.53%) Animation
10 2 (0.53%) Digital Signage
10 2 (0.53%) Fintech
10 2 (0.53%) Photography
10 2 (0.53%) PlayStation
10 2 (0.53%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 80 (21.33%) Linux
2 26 (6.93%) Unix
3 10 (2.67%) Ubuntu
4 7 (1.87%) Android
4 7 (1.87%) Apple iOS
4 7 (1.87%) Windows
5 6 (1.60%) Debian
6 2 (0.53%) CentOS
6 2 (0.53%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 168 (44.80%) MVC
2 138 (36.80%) OOP
3 124 (33.07%) Agile Software Development
4 114 (30.40%) E-Commerce
5 105 (28.00%) OO
6 82 (21.87%) Web Development
7 58 (15.47%) OO PHP
8 52 (13.87%) DevOps
9 30 (8.00%) Mentoring
10 27 (7.20%) Project Management
10 27 (7.20%) Re-Platforming
10 27 (7.20%) Software Engineering
10 27 (7.20%) TDD
11 24 (6.40%) Continuous Integration
11 24 (6.40%) Migration
12 23 (6.13%) Open Source
12 23 (6.13%) Scrum
13 21 (5.60%) Front End Development
14 13 (3.47%) CRM
14 13 (3.47%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 375 (100.00%) PHP
2 214 (57.07%) JavaScript
3 54 (14.40%) SQL
4 27 (7.20%) T-SQL
5 17 (4.53%) Java
6 14 (3.73%) PHP 7
7 7 (1.87%) C#
7 7 (1.87%) PHP 5
8 5 (1.33%) Perl
8 5 (1.33%) Python
9 2 (0.53%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.53%) C
9 2 (0.53%) C++
9 2 (0.53%) ES6
9 2 (0.53%) Ruby
10 1 (0.27%) Go
10 1 (0.27%) GraphQL
10 1 (0.27%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 14 (3.73%) Degree
2 5 (1.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (0.80%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.87%) GCP
2 2 (0.53%) QA
System Software
1 15 (4.00%) Docker
2 1 (0.27%) Firmware
2 1 (0.27%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 18 (4.80%) Puppet
2 14 (3.73%) Capistrano
2 14 (3.73%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 85 (22.67%) Zend
2 27 (7.20%) Oracle
3 18 (4.80%) Google
4 8 (2.13%) Percona
5 6 (1.60%) Twitter
6 3 (0.80%) Adobe
6 3 (0.80%) Capita
6 3 (0.80%) Facebook
7 2 (0.53%) Microsoft
8 1 (0.27%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.27%) Perforce
8 1 (0.27%) Sony