Period
to 24 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for PHP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited PHP over the 6 months to 24 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
North West > Manchester
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 20 22 28
Rank change year-on-year +2 +6 -6
Permanent jobs citing PHP 752 721 534
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 10.35% 9.43% 7.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.36% 15.71% 15.14%
Number of salaries quoted 667 623 466
Manchester median annual salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +2.86% +7.69%
10th Percentile £27,500 £24,000 £22,750
90th Percentile £57,500 £61,250 £55,000
North West median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% - +7.69%

PHP is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Manchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 4,331 4,588 3,527
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 59.61% 59.99% 50.34%
Number of salaries quoted 3,716 4,004 3,052
Manchester median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £28,000 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £61,250 £57,500
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

PHP
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing PHP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for PHP in Manchester

PHP
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for PHP in Manchester

PHP
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PHP in Manchester over the 6 months to 24 February 2018.

Salary histogram for PHP in Manchester

PHP
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 within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 24 February 2018. 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
Stockport +20 65 £43,750 +34.62% 5
Wigan -8 15 £32,500 +25.00% 2
Rochdale +15 14 £43,000 -15.69% 7
Cheadle - 13 £37,500 - 2
Altrincham -21 12 £32,500 +8.33% 5
Sale +6 5 £35,000 +52.17%
Bolton +6 4 £43,500 +85.11%
Bury -5 4 £28,750 -20.14% 2
Salford -8 2 £48,750 +21.88% 4
Oldham -9 1 - -
Ashton-under-Lyne - 1 £35,000 - 3
PHP
North West

For the 6 months to 24 February 2018, IT jobs citing PHP also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for PHP.

1 436 (57.98%) JavaScript
2 405 (53.86%) HTML
3 372 (49.47%) CSS
4 366 (48.67%) MySQL
5 288 (38.30%) MVC
6 256 (34.04%) Agile Software Development
7 251 (33.38%) jQuery
8 218 (28.99%) Laravel
9 204 (27.13%) Web Development
10 195 (25.93%) Java
11 179 (23.80%) E-Commerce
12 176 (23.40%) OOP
13 166 (22.07%) Git (software)
14 152 (20.21%) HTML5
15 145 (19.28%) OO
16 141 (18.75%) Web Services
17 135 (17.95%) Linux
18 134 (17.82%) AngularJS
19 131 (17.42%) Front End Development
20 121 (16.09%) Advertising
21 120 (15.96%) CSS3
22 118 (15.69%) Symfony
23 109 (14.49%) Scrum
24 104 (13.83%) Magento
25 102 (13.56%) Software Engineering
26 101 (13.43%) Node.js
27 99 (13.16%) RESTful
27 99 (13.16%) TDD
28 96 (12.77%) React
29 93 (12.37%) Amazon AWS

PHP
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 88 (11.70%) Apache
2 59 (7.85%) WordPress
3 38 (5.05%) nginx
4 35 (4.65%) CMS
5 16 (2.13%) Drupal
6 15 (1.99%) Confluence
7 7 (0.93%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (0.53%) Apache Solr
8 4 (0.53%) concrete5
9 3 (0.40%) Sitecore CMS
9 3 (0.40%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.27%) Joomla!
10 2 (0.27%) Moodle
11 1 (0.13%) ExpressionEngine
11 1 (0.13%) Umbraco
Applications
1 35 (4.65%) Photoshop
2 10 (1.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 10 (1.33%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (0.53%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (0.40%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (0.27%) FreeHand
5 2 (0.27%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 104 (13.83%) Magento
2 4 (0.53%) Shopify
3 1 (0.13%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 93 (12.37%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (3.19%) SaaS
3 20 (2.66%) GitHub
3 20 (2.66%) Microsoft Azure
4 19 (2.53%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 19 (2.53%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (1.06%) Google App Engine
5 8 (1.06%) Google Cloud Platform
6 7 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (0.80%) Amazon SQS
7 6 (0.80%) Google Play
7 6 (0.80%) PaaS
7 6 (0.80%) Route 53
8 5 (0.66%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 5 (0.66%) Heroku
8 5 (0.66%) IaaS
9 4 (0.53%) npm
10 3 (0.40%) AdWords
10 3 (0.40%) Google Analytics
11 1 (0.13%) Loggly
Communications & Networking
1 33 (4.39%) HTTP
2 16 (2.13%) SSL
2 16 (2.13%) VPN
3 15 (1.99%) Ethernet
3 15 (1.99%) Firewall
3 15 (1.99%) VoIP
4 14 (1.86%) BGP
4 14 (1.86%) Broadband
4 14 (1.86%) DNS
4 14 (1.86%) HSRP
4 14 (1.86%) IPv6
4 14 (1.86%) MRTG
4 14 (1.86%) OSPF
4 14 (1.86%) SNMP
4 14 (1.86%) TACACS
4 14 (1.86%) VLAN
4 14 (1.86%) VRRP
4 14 (1.86%) Wi-Fi
5 12 (1.60%) Internet
6 9 (1.20%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 366 (48.67%) MySQL
2 37 (4.92%) NoSQL
3 30 (3.99%) Redis
4 19 (2.53%) Data Warehouse
5 18 (2.39%) SQL Server
6 16 (2.13%) Relational Database
7 15 (1.99%) PostgreSQL
8 11 (1.46%) MongoDB
9 9 (1.20%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 6 (0.80%) RDBMS
11 5 (0.66%) phpMyAdmin
11 5 (0.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 4 (0.53%) DB2
12 4 (0.53%) GIS
13 3 (0.40%) MariaDB
13 3 (0.40%) SQLite
14 2 (0.27%) Amazon RDS
14 2 (0.27%) Apache Cassandra
14 2 (0.27%) Hadoop
15 1 (0.13%) Riak
Development Applications
1 166 (22.07%) Git (software)
2 40 (5.32%) Subversion
3 37 (4.92%) JIRA
4 34 (4.52%) gulp
5 28 (3.72%) Grunt
6 25 (3.32%) PHPUnit
7 18 (2.39%) Selenium
8 14 (1.86%) Jenkins
9 12 (1.60%) Bitbucket
9 12 (1.60%) Gradle
9 12 (1.60%) Vagrant
10 11 (1.46%) Jasmine
11 8 (1.06%) webpack
12 7 (0.93%) Mercurial
12 7 (0.93%) Xcode
13 5 (0.66%) Cucumber
13 5 (0.66%) JUnit
13 5 (0.66%) Maven
14 4 (0.53%) Visual Studio
14 4 (0.53%) WebDriver
General
1 121 (16.09%) Advertising
2 76 (10.11%) Retail
3 49 (6.52%) Marketing
4 39 (5.19%) Finance
5 26 (3.46%) Telecoms
6 21 (2.79%) Banking
7 20 (2.66%) Legal
8 17 (2.26%) Automotive
9 7 (0.93%) Games
9 7 (0.93%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.53%) Law
11 2 (0.27%) Back Office
12 1 (0.13%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.13%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.13%) German Language
12 1 (0.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 594 (78.99%) Developer
2 326 (43.35%) PHP Developer
3 106 (14.10%) Senior Developer
4 77 (10.24%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 75 (9.97%) Senior PHP Developer
6 65 (8.64%) Web Developer
7 51 (6.78%) Magento Developer
8 35 (4.65%) Designer
9 34 (4.52%) HTML Developer
10 30 (3.99%) JavaScript Developer
10 30 (3.99%) Junior
11 27 (3.59%) Lead Developer
12 26 (3.46%) HTML CSS Developer
12 26 (3.46%) Java Developer
12 26 (3.46%) Junior Developer
13 24 (3.19%) Architect
14 22 (2.93%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 21 (2.79%) Lead PHP Developer
15 21 (2.79%) Software Developer
16 20 (2.66%) Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 405 (53.86%) HTML
2 372 (49.47%) CSS
3 251 (33.38%) jQuery
4 218 (28.99%) Laravel
5 152 (20.21%) HTML5
6 141 (18.75%) Web Services
7 134 (17.82%) AngularJS
8 120 (15.96%) CSS3
9 118 (15.69%) Symfony
10 101 (13.43%) Node.js
11 99 (13.16%) RESTful
12 96 (12.77%) React
13 92 (12.23%) LAMP
14 81 (10.77%) Sass
15 80 (10.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 79 (10.51%) REST
17 77 (10.24%) XML
18 68 (9.04%) JSON
19 65 (8.64%) Ajax
20 61 (8.11%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 69 (9.18%) User Experience
2 61 (8.11%) Greenfield Project
3 49 (6.52%) Mobile App
4 34 (4.52%) Computer Science
5 32 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
6 20 (2.66%) Cyberattack
6 20 (2.66%) Enterprise Software
6 20 (2.66%) Xbox
7 8 (1.06%) Data Structures
7 8 (1.06%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 8 (1.06%) Fintech
8 7 (0.93%) Social Media
9 6 (0.80%) Algorithms
9 6 (0.80%) Blog
9 6 (0.80%) Data Centre
10 5 (0.66%) Management Information System
10 5 (0.66%) Wiki
11 4 (0.53%) Graphic Design
11 4 (0.53%) Replication
12 3 (0.40%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 135 (17.95%) Linux
2 39 (5.19%) Android
3 26 (3.46%) Unix
4 24 (3.19%) Apple iOS
5 19 (2.53%) Windows
6 16 (2.13%) Debian
7 14 (1.86%) Ubuntu
8 7 (0.93%) CentOS
9 6 (0.80%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.13%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 288 (38.30%) MVC
2 256 (34.04%) Agile Software Development
3 204 (27.13%) Web Development
4 179 (23.80%) E-Commerce
5 176 (23.40%) OOP
6 145 (19.28%) OO
7 131 (17.42%) Front End Development
8 109 (14.49%) Scrum
9 102 (13.56%) Software Engineering
10 99 (13.16%) TDD
11 69 (9.18%) OO PHP
12 68 (9.04%) Mentoring
13 62 (8.24%) DevOps
14 61 (8.11%) Open Source
15 49 (6.52%) Test Automation
16 43 (5.72%) Project Management
17 40 (5.32%) SOA
18 39 (5.19%) BDD
18 39 (5.19%) Responsive Web Design
19 35 (4.65%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 436 (57.98%) JavaScript
2 195 (25.93%) Java
3 91 (12.10%) SQL
4 72 (9.57%) Python
5 64 (8.51%) Ruby
6 40 (5.32%) T-SQL
7 36 (4.79%) C#
8 30 (3.99%) Perl
9 21 (2.79%) Go
10 17 (2.26%) C
11 11 (1.46%) Bash Shell
12 10 (1.33%) Objective-C
13 9 (1.20%) Apple Swift
13 9 (1.20%) C++
14 7 (0.93%) TypeScript
15 6 (0.80%) PHP 7
16 5 (0.66%) Kotlin
17 4 (0.53%) ES6
18 3 (0.40%) PowerShell
18 3 (0.40%) Scala
Qualifications
1 65 (8.64%) Degree
2 27 (3.59%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (1.46%) Master's Degree
4 8 (1.06%) CCNP
4 8 (1.06%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (1.06%) JNCIP
5 5 (0.66%) ISTQB
6 4 (0.53%) HND
7 3 (0.40%) DV Cleared
7 3 (0.40%) ISEB
7 3 (0.40%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.13%) CEH
8 1 (0.13%) CISM
8 1 (0.13%) CISSP
8 1 (0.13%) CSQA
8 1 (0.13%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (4.65%) QA
2 17 (2.26%) PCI DSS
3 11 (1.46%) Web Application Security Consortium
4 1 (0.13%) COBIT
4 1 (0.13%) GPG13
4 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 33 (4.39%) Docker
2 17 (2.26%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.66%) Varnish
4 2 (0.27%) LXC
5 1 (0.13%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.13%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 30 (3.99%) Puppet
2 16 (2.13%) Nagios
3 14 (1.86%) Cacti
3 14 (1.86%) OpenNMS
3 14 (1.86%) RANCID
3 14 (1.86%) SCCM
4 13 (1.73%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (1.46%) Kubernetes
6 6 (0.80%) SCOM
7 4 (0.53%) Ansible
8 3 (0.40%) Capistrano
9 2 (0.27%) ZABBIX
10 1 (0.13%) CSIRT
10 1 (0.13%) HP ALM
10 1 (0.13%) Nessus
10 1 (0.13%) Prometheus
10 1 (0.13%) Salt
10 1 (0.13%) Terraform
Vendors
1 93 (12.37%) Zend
2 48 (6.38%) Oracle
3 43 (5.72%) Google
4 27 (3.59%) Adobe
5 14 (1.86%) Cisco
5 14 (1.86%) Ericsson
5 14 (1.86%) Huawei
5 14 (1.86%) Juniper
6 13 (1.73%) Twitter
7 12 (1.60%) Microsoft
8 9 (1.20%) Apple
9 6 (0.80%) Brocade
9 6 (0.80%) Facebook
9 6 (0.80%) Foundry
9 6 (0.80%) ZyXEL
10 5 (0.66%) Capita
11 4 (0.53%) HP
11 4 (0.53%) New Relic
12 3 (0.40%) Percona
12 3 (0.40%) WooCommerce