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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 22 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
North West > Manchester
6 months to
22 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 93 33 35
Rank change year-on-year -60 +2 +7
Permanent jobs citing PHP 190 290 286
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 3.35% 7.38% 7.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.02% 13.50% 12.41%
Number of salaries quoted 152 259 261
10th Percentile £32,625 £29,000 £32,250
25th Percentile £43,438 £32,500 £36,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +37.50% -11.11% +12.50%
75th Percentile £67,500 £52,500 £55,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £57,500 £60,000
North West median annual salary £52,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +31.25% -5.88% +6.25%

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 2,705 2,148 2,304
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 47.65% 54.68% 56.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1,982 1,873 1,915
10th Percentile £37,250 £32,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £42,500 £38,750 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - +11.11%
75th Percentile £73,675 £63,750 £60,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £72,500 £70,000
North West median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +15.79% -5.00% +11.11%

PHP
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for PHP in Manchester

PHP
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for PHP in Manchester

PHP
Salary Histogram in Manchester

Salary distribution for jobs citing PHP in Manchester over the 6 months to 22 May 2022.

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 22 May 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 -11 11 - -
Wigan -3 2 £53,000 -15.20% 1
Altrincham +6 1 £35,000 -12.50%
Bury -6 1 £51,500 +71.67% 1
Oldham -13 1 £45,000 +20.00% 2
PHP
North West

For the 6 months to 22 May 2022, 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.

1 121 (63.68%) Laravel
2 95 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 92 (48.42%) Agile
4 79 (41.58%) MySQL
5 70 (36.84%) Full Stack Development
6 69 (36.32%) AWS
7 64 (33.68%) Docker
8 59 (31.05%) HTML
9 58 (30.53%) CSS
9 58 (30.53%) Web Development
10 51 (26.84%) Git (software)
11 48 (25.26%) MVC
12 41 (21.58%) Linux
12 41 (21.58%) React
13 40 (21.05%) Python
13 40 (21.05%) SQL
14 37 (19.47%) Coaching
15 36 (18.95%) Kubernetes
16 35 (18.42%) Symfony
17 34 (17.89%) Software Engineering
17 34 (17.89%) Go
17 34 (17.89%) SaaS
18 32 (16.84%) TDD
19 31 (16.32%) OOP
19 31 (16.32%) Vue.js
20 30 (15.79%) PHPUnit
21 29 (15.26%) AngularJS
22 28 (14.74%) Social Skills
23 27 (14.21%) JIRA
24 26 (13.68%) CI/CD

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 20 (10.53%) WordPress
2 13 (6.84%) nginx
3 12 (6.32%) Apache
4 1 (0.53%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.53%) CMS
4 1 (0.53%) Confluence
4 1 (0.53%) Drupal
4 1 (0.53%) Moodle
4 1 (0.53%) Totara
Applications
1 1 (0.53%) Chatbot
1 1 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (2.63%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 69 (36.32%) AWS
2 34 (17.89%) SaaS
3 25 (13.16%) GitHub
4 17 (8.95%) GitHub Actions
5 14 (7.37%) GCP
6 11 (5.79%) Azure
7 8 (4.21%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (3.16%) npm
8 6 (3.16%) Slack
9 2 (1.05%) Google App Engine
10 1 (0.53%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.53%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.53%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.53%) CloudFront
10 1 (0.53%) Datadog
10 1 (0.53%) Heroku
10 1 (0.53%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 20 (10.53%) Internet
2 1 (0.53%) LoRaWAN
2 1 (0.53%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (41.58%) MySQL
2 7 (3.68%) Amazon RDS
2 7 (3.68%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (3.16%) MariaDB
3 6 (3.16%) MongoDB
4 5 (2.63%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.58%) Big Data
5 3 (1.58%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (1.05%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.05%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.53%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 51 (26.84%) Git (software)
2 30 (15.79%) PHPUnit
3 27 (14.21%) JIRA
4 17 (8.95%) GitLab
5 6 (3.16%) Codeception
5 6 (3.16%) ESLint
5 6 (3.16%) Mercurial
6 3 (1.58%) Selenium
7 2 (1.05%) Bitbucket
7 2 (1.05%) gulp
7 2 (1.05%) Travis CI
7 2 (1.05%) webpack
8 1 (0.53%) Grunt
8 1 (0.53%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.53%) SonarQube
8 1 (0.53%) Vagrant
General
1 28 (14.74%) Social Skills
2 18 (9.47%) Retail
3 17 (8.95%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (6.84%) Finance
5 3 (1.58%) Presentation Skills
5 3 (1.58%) Public Sector
6 2 (1.05%) Advertising
7 1 (0.53%) Documentation Skills
7 1 (0.53%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.53%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 177 (93.16%) Developer
2 111 (58.42%) PHP Developer
3 51 (26.84%) Senior Developer
4 30 (15.79%) Senior PHP Developer
5 23 (12.11%) Software Developer
6 17 (8.95%) Full Stack Developer
7 11 (5.79%) PHP Laravel Developer
8 10 (5.26%) Senior Software Developer
9 7 (3.68%) Backend Developer
9 7 (3.68%) Web Developer
10 6 (3.16%) Senior Full Stack Developer
11 5 (2.63%) Magento Developer
12 4 (2.11%) Full Stack Web Developer
12 4 (2.11%) React Developer
12 4 (2.11%) Senior Backend Developer
13 3 (1.58%) Cloud Developer
13 3 (1.58%) DevOps Engineer
13 3 (1.58%) PHP CodeIgniter Developer
13 3 (1.58%) PHP Magento Developer
13 3 (1.58%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (63.68%) Laravel
2 59 (31.05%) HTML
3 58 (30.53%) CSS
4 41 (21.58%) React
5 35 (18.42%) Symfony
6 31 (16.32%) Vue.js
7 29 (15.26%) AngularJS
8 24 (12.63%) Node.js
9 22 (11.58%) LAMP
10 17 (8.95%) React Native
11 16 (8.42%) REST
12 14 (7.37%) pytest
13 11 (5.79%) .NET
13 11 (5.79%) RESTful
14 10 (5.26%) jQuery
15 9 (4.74%) Apache Flex
15 9 (4.74%) CodeIgniter
15 9 (4.74%) SOAP
16 8 (4.21%) Zend Framework
17 7 (3.68%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 17 (8.95%) Self-Motivation
2 9 (4.74%) Greenfield Project
3 6 (3.16%) Mobile App
4 5 (2.63%) User Experience
5 3 (1.58%) Data Protection Act
5 3 (1.58%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.58%) EPoS
5 3 (1.58%) Legacy Systems
6 2 (1.05%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.53%) Augmented Reality
7 1 (0.53%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.53%) IoT
7 1 (0.53%) Legacy Code
7 1 (0.53%) NB-IoT
7 1 (0.53%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 41 (21.58%) Linux
2 6 (3.16%) Android
2 6 (3.16%) Apple iOS
3 3 (1.58%) Ubuntu
4 2 (1.05%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.53%) Fedora
5 1 (0.53%) Unix
5 1 (0.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (48.42%) Agile
2 70 (36.84%) Full Stack Development
3 58 (30.53%) Web Development
4 48 (25.26%) MVC
5 37 (19.47%) Coaching
6 34 (17.89%) Software Engineering
7 32 (16.84%) TDD
8 31 (16.32%) OOP
9 26 (13.68%) CI/CD
10 23 (12.11%) OO
11 22 (11.58%) Problem-Solving
12 19 (10.00%) Data Privacy
13 17 (8.95%) Mentoring
13 17 (8.95%) SDLC
14 16 (8.42%) Continuous Improvement
15 14 (7.37%) Backlog Management
15 14 (7.37%) Sprint Planning
15 14 (7.37%) Unit Testing
16 12 (6.32%) E-Commerce
16 12 (6.32%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 95 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 40 (21.05%) Python
2 40 (21.05%) SQL
3 34 (17.89%) Go
4 20 (10.53%) Java
5 18 (9.47%) C#
6 16 (8.42%) C++
7 8 (4.21%) TypeScript
8 5 (2.63%) ES6
9 4 (2.11%) Ruby
10 3 (1.58%) Scala
11 1 (0.53%) AWK
11 1 (0.53%) Bash
11 1 (0.53%) C
11 1 (0.53%) Groovy
11 1 (0.53%) Korn
11 1 (0.53%) Perl
11 1 (0.53%) Rust
Qualifications
1 11 (5.79%) Degree
2 1 (0.53%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (0.53%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.05%) QA
2 1 (0.53%) SLA
System Software
1 64 (33.68%) Docker
Systems Management
1 36 (18.95%) Kubernetes
2 9 (4.74%) Plesk
3 4 (2.11%) Terraform
4 3 (1.58%) Ansible
5 1 (0.53%) Packer
Vendors
1 11 (5.79%) Google
2 10 (5.26%) Salesforce.com
3 8 (4.21%) Zend
4 2 (1.05%) Percona
5 1 (0.53%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.53%) Capita
5 1 (0.53%) IBM
5 1 (0.53%) New Relic
5 1 (0.53%) Pinterest
5 1 (0.53%) SAP