Period
to 21 January 2022

The median annual salary for a PHP Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 21 January 2022.

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
21 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 120 71 61
Rank change year-on-year -49 -10 +59
Permanent jobs requiring a PHP Developer 134 129 258
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 2.44% 4.15% 4.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.59% 4.29% 4.73%
Number of salaries quoted 111 125 243
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £38,750 £32,500 £35,625
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £37,500 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +33.33% -11.76% +18.06%
75th Percentile £70,000 £48,750 £52,500
90th Percentile £112,500 £53,750 £57,500
North West median annual salary £50,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +33.33% -6.25% +6.67%

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 5,181 3,005 5,460
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.22% 96.72% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 3,886 2,675 4,440
10th Percentile £31,500 £31,350 £27,750
25th Percentile £41,250 £38,750 £35,939
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% +4.73%
75th Percentile £68,750 £63,750 £60,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £75,000 £70,025
North West median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -

PHP Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for PHP Developer in Manchester

PHP Developer
Salary Trend in Manchester

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing PHP Developer in Manchester.

Salary trend for PHP Developer in Manchester

PHP Developer
Salary Histogram in Manchester

Salary distribution for jobs citing PHP Developer in Manchester over the 6 months to 21 January 2022.

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 21 January 2022. 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
Jobs
Salford -4 2 £41,250 +3.13% 1
Ashton-under-Lyne - 1 £40,000 -
PHP Developer
North West

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

For the 6 months to 21 January 2022, PHP Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Manchester region featuring PHP Developer in the job title.

1 134 (100.00%) PHP
2 84 (62.69%) JavaScript
3 76 (56.72%) MySQL
4 57 (42.54%) MVC
5 55 (41.04%) Laravel
6 54 (40.30%) Full Stack Development
7 52 (38.81%) Docker
8 50 (37.31%) Git (software)
9 46 (34.33%) Go
10 42 (31.34%) Software Engineering
11 40 (29.85%) React
11 40 (29.85%) Greenfield Project
12 38 (28.36%) Agile Software Development
13 37 (27.61%) Symfony
14 36 (26.87%) Linux
15 35 (26.12%) jQuery
16 34 (25.37%) HTML
17 32 (23.88%) CSS
18 31 (23.13%) TDD
19 28 (20.90%) OOP
19 28 (20.90%) Node.js
20 26 (19.40%) Technology Roadmap
21 25 (18.66%) Project Delivery
21 25 (18.66%) Fintech
22 24 (17.91%) Product Roadmap
22 24 (17.91%) Technical Architecture
23 22 (16.42%) E-Commerce
23 22 (16.42%) SQL Server
23 22 (16.42%) SQL
23 22 (16.42%) MongoDB

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 9 (6.72%) WordPress
2 6 (4.48%) Apache Solr
3 4 (2.99%) nginx
4 2 (1.49%) Apache
4 2 (1.49%) CMS
4 2 (1.49%) IBM Domino
5 1 (0.75%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (1.49%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 22 (16.42%) AWS
2 18 (13.43%) GitHub
3 15 (11.19%) SaaS
4 14 (10.45%) GitHub Actions
5 2 (1.49%) Amazon ECS
5 2 (1.49%) Amazon S3
5 2 (1.49%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (1.49%) Firebase
5 2 (1.49%) GCP
5 2 (1.49%) Rackspace Cloud
6 1 (0.75%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.75%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.97%) Internet
2 1 (0.75%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (56.72%) MySQL
2 22 (16.42%) MongoDB
2 22 (16.42%) SQL Server
3 11 (8.21%) NoSQL
4 6 (4.48%) Redis
5 4 (2.99%) Couchbase
5 4 (2.99%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.24%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.49%) Amazon Athena
7 2 (1.49%) Amazon Aurora
7 2 (1.49%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 50 (37.31%) Git (software)
2 20 (14.93%) PHPUnit
3 15 (11.19%) JIRA
4 14 (10.45%) GitLab
5 3 (2.24%) Selenium
6 2 (1.49%) Bitbucket
6 2 (1.49%) CircleCI
7 1 (0.75%) Sourcetree
7 1 (0.75%) Subversion
7 1 (0.75%) webpack
General
1 12 (8.96%) Social Skills
2 6 (4.48%) Marketing
3 5 (3.73%) Finance
4 3 (2.24%) Law
4 3 (2.24%) Retail
5 2 (1.49%) Legal
5 2 (1.49%) Organisational Skills
6 1 (0.75%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.75%) Back Office
6 1 (0.75%) Documentation Skills
6 1 (0.75%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (41.04%) Laravel
2 40 (29.85%) React
3 37 (27.61%) Symfony
4 35 (26.12%) jQuery
5 34 (25.37%) HTML
6 32 (23.88%) CSS
7 28 (20.90%) Node.js
8 22 (16.42%) AngularJS
9 20 (14.93%) Vue.js
10 19 (14.18%) Kafka
10 19 (14.18%) REST
11 15 (11.19%) RESTful
12 14 (10.45%) Flutter
12 14 (10.45%) pytest
13 7 (5.22%) CodeIgniter
13 7 (5.22%) JSON
14 6 (4.48%) XML
15 5 (3.73%) HTML5
15 5 (3.73%) Sass
16 4 (2.99%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 40 (29.85%) Greenfield Project
2 17 (12.69%) Self-Motivation
3 14 (10.45%) e-Learning
4 4 (2.99%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (1.49%) EPoS
5 2 (1.49%) iPhone
5 2 (1.49%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.49%) Photography
5 2 (1.49%) Smartphone
5 2 (1.49%) Social Media
6 1 (0.75%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.75%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.75%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 36 (26.87%) Linux
2 2 (1.49%) Android
2 2 (1.49%) Apple iOS
2 2 (1.49%) Mac OS
2 2 (1.49%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (42.54%) MVC
2 54 (40.30%) Full Stack Development
3 42 (31.34%) Software Engineering
4 38 (28.36%) Agile Software Development
5 31 (23.13%) TDD
6 28 (20.90%) OOP
7 26 (19.40%) Technology Roadmap
8 25 (18.66%) Fintech
8 25 (18.66%) Project Delivery
9 24 (17.91%) Product Roadmap
9 24 (17.91%) Technical Architecture
10 22 (16.42%) E-Commerce
11 21 (15.67%) Microservices
12 17 (12.69%) Web Development
13 16 (11.94%) CI/CD
13 16 (11.94%) SDLC
14 14 (10.45%) Backlog Management
14 14 (10.45%) Continuous Improvement
14 14 (10.45%) Sprint Planning
14 14 (10.45%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 134 (100.00%) PHP
2 84 (62.69%) JavaScript
3 46 (34.33%) Go
4 22 (16.42%) SQL
5 15 (11.19%) Python
6 14 (10.45%) Dart
7 1 (0.75%) Bash
7 1 (0.75%) PHP 7
7 1 (0.75%) Ruby
7 1 (0.75%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 10 (7.46%) Degree
2 1 (0.75%) AWS Certification
2 1 (0.75%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.75%) GDPR
1 1 (0.75%) QA
System Software
1 52 (38.81%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (2.24%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.75%) Ansible
2 1 (0.75%) Plesk
2 1 (0.75%) Terraform
Vendors
1 20 (14.93%) Zend
2 3 (2.24%) Google
3 2 (1.49%) Apple
3 2 (1.49%) Rackspace
4 1 (0.75%) Capita
4 1 (0.75%) Oracle
4 1 (0.75%) Pinterest