Period
to 27 September 2021

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 27 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
North West > Manchester
6 months to
27 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 60 33 38
Rank change year-on-year -27 +5 -3
Permanent jobs citing PHP 257 196 446
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 4.74% 7.70% 6.77%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.65% 12.27% 13.00%
Number of salaries quoted 224 181 416
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,500 £28,125
25th Percentile £36,188 £33,750 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +18.75% -5.88% +6.25%
75th Percentile £65,000 £47,500 £52,500
90th Percentile £83,875 £60,000 £60,000
North West median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +11.76% +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 2,663 1,598 3,430
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 49.13% 62.79% 52.03%
Number of salaries quoted 2,144 1,453 2,726
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £29,000
25th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £67,500 £61,250 £58,750
90th Percentile £81,250 £70,000 £67,500
North West median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +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 27 September 2021.

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 27 September 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
Stockport 0 4 £35,000 -15.15% 4
Salford - 4 £41,250 - 3
Ashton-under-Lyne - 4 £40,000 -
Bury 0 3 £30,000 +20.00% 1
Wigan -4 3 £77,500 +34.78% 1
Bolton - 3 £31,000 - 1
Altrincham - 1 £40,000 - 1
PHP
North West

For the 6 months to 27 September 2021, 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.

1 186 (72.37%) JavaScript
2 148 (57.59%) MySQL
3 111 (43.19%) React
4 101 (39.30%) Go
5 100 (38.91%) MVC
6 97 (37.74%) Docker
7 93 (36.19%) Full Stack Development
8 88 (34.24%) Agile Software Development
9 83 (32.30%) MongoDB
10 79 (30.74%) jQuery
11 78 (30.35%) Git (software)
11 78 (30.35%) Symfony
12 75 (29.18%) Linux
13 72 (28.02%) SQL Server
14 68 (26.46%) Node.js
14 68 (26.46%) Microservices
15 64 (24.90%) OOP
15 64 (24.90%) Zend
16 63 (24.51%) AngularJS
17 60 (23.35%) SQL
18 57 (22.18%) Laravel
19 56 (21.79%) REST
20 50 (19.46%) Kafka
21 41 (15.95%) HTML
21 41 (15.95%) Problem-Solving
22 40 (15.56%) CSS
23 39 (15.18%) C#
24 38 (14.79%) DevOps
25 37 (14.40%) AWS
25 37 (14.40%) TDD

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 14 (5.45%) WordPress
2 13 (5.06%) Drupal
3 11 (4.28%) Apache Solr
4 10 (3.89%) CMS
4 10 (3.89%) nginx
5 7 (2.72%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (1.95%) Apache
7 3 (1.17%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 7 (2.72%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.17%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.17%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (1.95%) Magento
2 3 (1.17%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.39%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 37 (14.40%) AWS
2 33 (12.84%) Azure
3 20 (7.78%) SaaS
4 19 (7.39%) Azure Cosmos DB
4 19 (7.39%) Datadog
4 19 (7.39%) Pulumi
5 5 (1.95%) GCP
5 5 (1.95%) Serverless
6 4 (1.56%) Firebase
6 4 (1.56%) GitHub
6 4 (1.56%) Rackspace Cloud
7 3 (1.17%) AWS CodeBuild
7 3 (1.17%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 3 (1.17%) Stripe
8 2 (0.78%) AWS Fargate
8 2 (0.78%) npm
9 1 (0.39%) Amplience
9 1 (0.39%) Apigee
9 1 (0.39%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.39%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.78%) Internet
1 2 (0.78%) SSH
2 1 (0.39%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 148 (57.59%) MySQL
2 83 (32.30%) MongoDB
3 72 (28.02%) SQL Server
4 29 (11.28%) NoSQL
5 28 (10.89%) Redis
6 23 (8.95%) PostgreSQL
7 20 (7.78%) MariaDB
8 19 (7.39%) Azure SQL Database
9 8 (3.11%) Couchbase
10 5 (1.95%) Relational Database
11 3 (1.17%) BusinessObjects
11 3 (1.17%) DataStage
11 3 (1.17%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.39%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 78 (30.35%) Git (software)
2 21 (8.17%) Jenkins
3 19 (7.39%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (3.50%) PHPUnit
5 8 (3.11%) Subversion
6 6 (2.33%) JIRA
7 5 (1.95%) gulp
8 4 (1.56%) webpack
9 3 (1.17%) Bower
9 3 (1.17%) Mocha
10 1 (0.39%) Babel
10 1 (0.39%) CircleCI
10 1 (0.39%) GitLab
10 1 (0.39%) Grunt
10 1 (0.39%) JIRA Agile
10 1 (0.39%) PhpStorm
General
1 27 (10.51%) Finance
2 25 (9.73%) Social Skills
3 12 (4.67%) Law
4 11 (4.28%) Retail
5 6 (2.33%) Marketing
6 5 (1.95%) Legal
7 3 (1.17%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.17%) Back Office
8 2 (0.78%) Organisational Skills
8 2 (0.78%) Public Sector
8 2 (0.78%) Publishing
9 1 (0.39%) Advertising
9 1 (0.39%) Billing
9 1 (0.39%) Documentation Skills
9 1 (0.39%) Games
9 1 (0.39%) Influencing Skills
9 1 (0.39%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.39%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 217 (84.44%) Developer
2 173 (67.32%) PHP Developer
3 69 (26.85%) Software Developer
4 51 (19.84%) JavaScript Developer
5 48 (18.68%) Senior Developer
6 38 (14.79%) Senior PHP Developer
7 30 (11.67%) Full Stack Developer
8 29 (11.28%) Senior Software Developer
9 26 (10.12%) Senior JavaScript Developer
10 23 (8.95%) Lead Developer
10 23 (8.95%) React Developer
11 19 (7.39%) Azure DevOps
11 19 (7.39%) Azure DevOps Engineer
11 19 (7.39%) Azure Engineer
11 19 (7.39%) DevOps Engineer
12 18 (7.00%) Lead PHP Developer
13 8 (3.11%) PHP Laravel Developer
13 8 (3.11%) PHP Team Leader
13 8 (3.11%) Principal Developer
13 8 (3.11%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (43.19%) React
2 79 (30.74%) jQuery
3 78 (30.35%) Symfony
4 68 (26.46%) Node.js
5 63 (24.51%) AngularJS
6 57 (22.18%) Laravel
7 56 (21.79%) REST
8 50 (19.46%) Kafka
9 41 (15.95%) HTML
10 40 (15.56%) CSS
11 32 (12.45%) RESTful
12 27 (10.51%) CodeIgniter
13 21 (8.17%) Vue.js
14 19 (7.39%) ARM Templates
15 14 (5.45%) .NET
16 10 (3.89%) RabbitMQ
17 8 (3.11%) Ember.js
17 8 (3.11%) Flutter
17 8 (3.11%) HTML5
17 8 (3.11%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 37 (14.40%) Greenfield Project
2 22 (8.56%) Linux Command Line
3 14 (5.45%) User Experience
4 11 (4.28%) e-Learning
5 6 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.17%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (1.17%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.17%) NHS
7 1 (0.39%) Animation
7 1 (0.39%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.39%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.39%) Learning Management System
7 1 (0.39%) Legacy Code
7 1 (0.39%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.39%) Motion Graphics
7 1 (0.39%) Photography
7 1 (0.39%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.39%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 75 (29.18%) Linux
2 4 (1.56%) Apple iOS
3 3 (1.17%) Android
3 3 (1.17%) Unix
4 2 (0.78%) Ubuntu
4 2 (0.78%) Windows
5 1 (0.39%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (38.91%) MVC
2 93 (36.19%) Full Stack Development
3 88 (34.24%) Agile Software Development
4 68 (26.46%) Microservices
5 64 (24.90%) OOP
6 41 (15.95%) Problem-Solving
7 38 (14.79%) DevOps
8 37 (14.40%) TDD
9 34 (13.23%) E-Commerce
9 34 (13.23%) Software Engineering
10 32 (12.45%) Scrum
11 27 (10.51%) Fintech
12 25 (9.73%) SOLID
13 21 (8.17%) BDD
14 20 (7.78%) Infrastructure as Code
14 20 (7.78%) Project Delivery
14 20 (7.78%) Technology Roadmap
15 19 (7.39%) Analytics
15 19 (7.39%) Web Application Development
15 19 (7.39%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 186 (72.37%) JavaScript
2 101 (39.30%) Go
3 60 (23.35%) SQL
4 39 (15.18%) C#
5 31 (12.06%) Java
5 31 (12.06%) Ruby
6 27 (10.51%) Python
7 21 (8.17%) TypeScript
8 20 (7.78%) PowerShell
9 19 (7.39%) Bash Shell
9 19 (7.39%) Groovy
10 12 (4.67%) C++
11 10 (3.89%) Dart
11 10 (3.89%) VB
12 6 (2.33%) Perl
13 4 (1.56%) PHP 7
14 3 (1.17%) AWK
14 3 (1.17%) Korn
14 3 (1.17%) Shell Script
15 2 (0.78%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 3 (1.17%) DBS Check
2 2 (0.78%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (0.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.17%) Accessibility
1 3 (1.17%) SLA
2 2 (0.78%) GDPR
2 2 (0.78%) QA
3 1 (0.39%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 97 (37.74%) Docker
Systems Management
1 34 (13.23%) Kubernetes
2 29 (11.28%) Terraform
3 23 (8.95%) Ansible
4 19 (7.39%) Grafana
4 19 (7.39%) Opscode Chef
4 19 (7.39%) Prometheus
4 19 (7.39%) Puppet
5 1 (0.39%) Rancher
Vendors
1 64 (24.90%) Zend
2 19 (7.39%) New Relic
2 19 (7.39%) SaltStack
3 13 (5.06%) Microsoft
4 11 (4.28%) Oracle
5 5 (1.95%) Google
6 4 (1.56%) Rackspace
6 4 (1.56%) SAP
7 3 (1.17%) IBM
7 3 (1.17%) PayPal
7 3 (1.17%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.78%) Capita
9 1 (0.39%) MuleSoft