Period
to 20 April 2021

The median annual salary for a PHP Developer was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 20 April 2021.

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
20 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 44 59 103
Rank change year-on-year +15 +44 -35
Permanent jobs requiring a PHP Developer 197 221 193
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 5.26% 4.65% 3.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.49% 4.84% 3.20%
Number of salaries quoted 189 201 172
10th Percentile £28,750 £31,250 £25,750
25th Percentile £32,500 £35,000 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £37,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median % change year-on-year -11.76% +13.33% -6.25%
75th Percentile £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
North West median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -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 3,588 4,568 6,028
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.88% 96.05% 96.53%
Number of salaries quoted 3,090 3,702 4,920
10th Percentile £31,180 £28,946 £26,250
25th Percentile £38,500 £36,750 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £45,750
Median % change year-on-year - +9.29% +1.67%
75th Percentile £63,750 £60,625 £60,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £72,500
North West median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%

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 20 April 2021.

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 20 April 2021. 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
Bury - 7 £30,000 - 2
Oldham +1 6 £50,000 +42.86%
Stockport -4 4 £30,250 -36.32% 1
Bolton -5 1 £45,000 - 1
Altrincham -6 1 £45,000 +20.00%
PHP Developer
North West

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

For the 6 months to 20 April 2021, 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.

1 197 (100.00%) PHP
2 146 (74.11%) JavaScript
3 122 (61.93%) MySQL
4 103 (52.28%) Laravel
5 97 (49.24%) MVC
6 85 (43.15%) Symfony
7 83 (42.13%) Git (software)
7 83 (42.13%) Docker
8 82 (41.62%) React
9 79 (40.10%) jQuery
10 75 (38.07%) HTML
11 74 (37.56%) CSS
12 72 (36.55%) Linux
13 71 (36.04%) OOP
14 67 (34.01%) Zend
15 57 (28.93%) E-Commerce
16 56 (28.43%) SQL
16 56 (28.43%) AngularJS
17 47 (23.86%) Vue.js
18 46 (23.35%) Node.js
19 45 (22.84%) MongoDB
20 43 (21.83%) Web Development
21 41 (20.81%) SQL Server
22 39 (19.80%) REST
23 38 (19.29%) Microservices
24 37 (18.78%) Agile Software Development
25 36 (18.27%) Go
25 36 (18.27%) Kafka
26 32 (16.24%) OO
27 31 (15.74%) HTML5

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 17 (8.63%) WordPress
2 10 (5.08%) Apache
3 7 (3.55%) CMS
4 3 (1.52%) nginx
5 2 (1.02%) Confluence
5 2 (1.02%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (1.02%) Adobe XD
1 2 (1.02%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 13 (6.60%) Magento
2 5 (2.54%) OpenCart
3 2 (1.02%) Shopify
4 1 (0.51%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 26 (13.20%) AWS
2 5 (2.54%) Azure
3 4 (2.03%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 4 (2.03%) SaaS
4 3 (1.52%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 3 (1.52%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (1.52%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (1.52%) AWS Lambda
4 3 (1.52%) GitHub
4 3 (1.52%) Serverless
5 2 (1.02%) AWS Fargate
5 2 (1.02%) Stripe
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.55%) Network Security
2 2 (1.02%) Internet
2 2 (1.02%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 122 (61.93%) MySQL
2 45 (22.84%) MongoDB
3 41 (20.81%) SQL Server
4 8 (4.06%) Oracle Database
4 8 (4.06%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (3.05%) NoSQL
6 3 (1.52%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (1.52%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 83 (42.13%) Git (software)
2 10 (5.08%) Subversion
3 8 (4.06%) GitLab
4 6 (3.05%) JIRA
5 4 (2.03%) Vagrant
5 4 (2.03%) webpack
6 3 (1.52%) PhpStorm
7 2 (1.02%) PHPUnit
8 1 (0.51%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.51%) Codeception
8 1 (0.51%) gulp
8 1 (0.51%) TeamCity
General
1 30 (15.23%) Retail
2 11 (5.58%) Finance
3 4 (2.03%) Law
4 2 (1.02%) Marketing
5 1 (0.51%) Automotive
5 1 (0.51%) Back Office
5 1 (0.51%) Games
5 1 (0.51%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (52.28%) Laravel
2 85 (43.15%) Symfony
3 82 (41.62%) React
4 79 (40.10%) jQuery
5 75 (38.07%) HTML
6 74 (37.56%) CSS
7 56 (28.43%) AngularJS
8 47 (23.86%) Vue.js
9 46 (23.35%) Node.js
10 39 (19.80%) REST
11 36 (18.27%) Kafka
12 31 (15.74%) HTML5
13 30 (15.23%) CSS3
14 19 (9.64%) LAMP
15 18 (9.14%) CodeIgniter
16 15 (7.61%) JSON
17 12 (6.09%) RabbitMQ
17 12 (6.09%) Web Services
18 8 (4.06%) XML
18 8 (4.06%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 21 (10.66%) Greenfield Project
2 10 (5.08%) User Experience
3 5 (2.54%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (0.51%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.51%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 72 (36.55%) Linux
2 4 (2.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (1.02%) CentOS
3 2 (1.02%) Ubuntu
3 2 (1.02%) Unix
4 1 (0.51%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (49.24%) MVC
2 71 (36.04%) OOP
3 57 (28.93%) E-Commerce
4 43 (21.83%) Web Development
5 38 (19.29%) Microservices
6 37 (18.78%) Agile Software Development
7 32 (16.24%) OO
8 17 (8.63%) Problem-Solving
9 16 (8.12%) OO PHP
10 12 (6.09%) Software Engineering
10 12 (6.09%) TDD
10 12 (6.09%) Time Management
11 11 (5.58%) DevOps
11 11 (5.58%) Fintech
12 10 (5.08%) User Acceptance Testing
13 9 (4.57%) Computer Science
13 9 (4.57%) Front End Development
13 9 (4.57%) Scrum
14 7 (3.55%) Mentoring
15 6 (3.05%) Collaborative Working
Programming Languages
1 197 (100.00%) PHP
2 146 (74.11%) JavaScript
3 56 (28.43%) SQL
4 36 (18.27%) Go
5 8 (4.06%) PHP 7
6 5 (2.54%) Java
6 5 (2.54%) Ruby
7 2 (1.02%) C#
7 2 (1.02%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.02%) TypeScript
8 1 (0.51%) ES6
8 1 (0.51%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (5.08%) Degree
2 8 (4.06%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.54%) QA
2 2 (1.02%) WCAG
System Software
1 83 (42.13%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (4.57%) Kubernetes
2 4 (2.03%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 67 (34.01%) Zend
2 11 (5.58%) Oracle
3 4 (2.03%) Red Hat
4 2 (1.02%) Adobe
4 2 (1.02%) PayPal
5 1 (0.51%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.51%) Google
5 1 (0.51%) Twitter
5 1 (0.51%) WooCommerce