Period
to 17 December 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 17 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
North West > Manchester
6 months to
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 40 21 21
Rank change year-on-year -19 0 +8
Permanent jobs citing PHP 456 775 667
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 6.36% 9.96% 9.04%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.24% 17.23% 15.49%
Number of salaries quoted 388 684 597
Manchester median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £23,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £56,250 £60,000
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +2.86%

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 4,058 4,497 4,306
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 56.61% 57.78% 58.37%
Number of salaries quoted 3,423 3,827 3,828
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £62,500 £61,250
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

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 17 December 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 17 December 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 -6 22 £27,500 -31.25% 7
Altrincham -11 12 £40,000 +23.08% 4
Rochdale +14 8 £75,000 +74.42% 2
Salford -7 8 £28,250 -31.52% 1
Oldham +2 5 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Cheadle -6 3 £32,500 -13.33%
Bury -7 3 £24,000 -12.73% 4
Wigan -23 3 £35,000 +6.06%
PHP
North West

For the 6 months to 17 December 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.

1 269 (58.99%) JavaScript
2 231 (50.66%) MySQL
3 216 (47.37%) CSS
4 212 (46.49%) HTML
5 151 (33.11%) Java
6 137 (30.04%) Agile Software Development
7 115 (25.22%) Laravel
8 112 (24.56%) Git (software)
9 111 (24.34%) MVC
10 98 (21.49%) React
11 96 (21.05%) jQuery
12 94 (20.61%) AngularJS
13 92 (20.18%) Node.js
14 84 (18.42%) HTML5
15 83 (18.20%) E-Commerce
16 81 (17.76%) OO
17 80 (17.54%) Web Development
18 74 (16.23%) Advertising
19 67 (14.69%) Linux
20 64 (14.04%) Software Engineering
21 62 (13.60%) Spring
21 62 (13.60%) SQL
22 61 (13.38%) OOP
23 60 (13.16%) CSS3
24 59 (12.94%) TDD
24 59 (12.94%) Ajax
25 56 (12.28%) LAMP
26 53 (11.62%) Python
26 53 (11.62%) Front End Development
27 50 (10.96%) Retail

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 42 (9.21%) Apache
2 39 (8.55%) WordPress
3 33 (7.24%) CMS
4 25 (5.48%) Drupal
5 13 (2.85%) Tomcat
6 11 (2.41%) nginx
7 6 (1.32%) IBM Domino
7 6 (1.32%) IIS
8 5 (1.10%) Apache Pig
8 5 (1.10%) Umbraco
9 2 (0.44%) Confluence
9 2 (0.44%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.22%) Apache Airflow
10 1 (0.22%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.22%) Content Management Server
10 1 (0.22%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.22%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 16 (3.51%) Photoshop
2 13 (2.85%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (0.88%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 43 (9.43%) Magento
2 9 (1.97%) Payment Gateway
3 8 (1.75%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 29 (6.36%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (3.73%) GitHub
3 9 (1.97%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (1.75%) SaaS
5 5 (1.10%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (0.88%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 4 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.22%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.22%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.22%) G Suite
7 1 (0.22%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.22%) npm
7 1 (0.22%) Salesforce Service Cloud
7 1 (0.22%) Serverless
7 1 (0.22%) Twilio
7 1 (0.22%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 28 (6.14%) HTTP
2 9 (1.97%) Firewall
3 8 (1.75%) SSL
3 8 (1.75%) TCP/IP
4 5 (1.10%) AMQP
4 5 (1.10%) Asterisk PBX
4 5 (1.10%) DNS
4 5 (1.10%) VoIP
5 4 (0.88%) Broadband
5 4 (0.88%) Skype
6 3 (0.66%) DHCP
6 3 (0.66%) Internet
6 3 (0.66%) Intranet
6 3 (0.66%) OpenVPN
6 3 (0.66%) SAN
6 3 (0.66%) VPN
7 2 (0.44%) BGP
7 2 (0.44%) HSRP
7 2 (0.44%) Junos
7 2 (0.44%) MRTG
Database & Business Intelligence
1 231 (50.66%) MySQL
2 32 (7.02%) Relational Database
3 30 (6.58%) NoSQL
4 25 (5.48%) PostgreSQL
5 24 (5.26%) SQL Server
6 9 (1.97%) MariaDB
7 8 (1.75%) Big Data
8 7 (1.54%) MongoDB
8 7 (1.54%) Redis
9 6 (1.32%) Hadoop
10 5 (1.10%) Apache Hive
10 5 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (1.10%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.22%) Amazon Aurora
11 1 (0.22%) Amazon RDS
11 1 (0.22%) Power BI
11 1 (0.22%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 112 (24.56%) Git (software)
2 34 (7.46%) Subversion
3 27 (5.92%) Selenium
4 21 (4.61%) Maven
5 20 (4.39%) Gradle
6 19 (4.17%) JIRA
7 18 (3.95%) Jenkins
8 15 (3.29%) Grunt
9 14 (3.07%) gulp
9 14 (3.07%) JUnit
10 13 (2.85%) git-flow
10 13 (2.85%) Visual Studio
10 13 (2.85%) webpack
11 11 (2.41%) Gatling
11 11 (2.41%) PHPUnit
11 11 (2.41%) Spock
12 9 (1.97%) Bitbucket
12 9 (1.97%) Xcode
13 8 (1.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 6 (1.32%) Vagrant
General
1 74 (16.23%) Advertising
2 50 (10.96%) Retail
3 29 (6.36%) Finance
4 19 (4.17%) Banking
5 18 (3.95%) Legal
6 15 (3.29%) Games
7 12 (2.63%) Marketing
8 8 (1.75%) Telecoms
9 7 (1.54%) Manufacturing
10 6 (1.32%) Automotive
11 4 (0.88%) Electronics
11 4 (0.88%) Multimedia
12 3 (0.66%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.66%) Music Industry
12 3 (0.66%) Publishing
13 2 (0.44%) Law
14 1 (0.22%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 344 (75.44%) Developer
2 198 (43.42%) PHP Developer
3 49 (10.75%) Senior Developer
4 38 (8.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 35 (7.68%) Software Engineer
6 27 (5.92%) Web Developer
7 24 (5.26%) Senior PHP Developer
8 23 (5.04%) Java Engineer
8 23 (5.04%) Software Developer
9 21 (4.61%) Full Stack Developer
9 21 (4.61%) Java Software Engineer
10 20 (4.39%) Backend Developer
11 18 (3.95%) Architect
11 18 (3.95%) JavaScript Developer
12 17 (3.73%) Junior
12 17 (3.73%) Junior Developer
13 15 (3.29%) Java Developer
14 13 (2.85%) Lead Developer
14 13 (2.85%) PHP Web Developer
15 12 (2.63%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 216 (47.37%) CSS
2 212 (46.49%) HTML
3 115 (25.22%) Laravel
4 98 (21.49%) React
5 96 (21.05%) jQuery
6 94 (20.61%) AngularJS
7 92 (20.18%) Node.js
8 84 (18.42%) HTML5
9 62 (13.60%) Spring
10 60 (13.16%) CSS3
11 59 (12.94%) Ajax
12 56 (12.28%) LAMP
13 49 (10.75%) Symfony
14 38 (8.33%) XML
15 35 (7.68%) .NET
15 35 (7.68%) JSON
16 33 (7.24%) Web Services
17 32 (7.02%) REST
17 32 (7.02%) RESTful
18 30 (6.58%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 39 (8.55%) Greenfield Project
2 27 (5.92%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (5.04%) User Experience
4 21 (4.61%) Mobile App
5 16 (3.51%) Fintech
6 12 (2.63%) Self-Motivation
7 8 (1.75%) Algorithms
8 6 (1.32%) Blog
8 6 (1.32%) Data Structures
9 4 (0.88%) CCTV
9 4 (0.88%) Online Banking
10 3 (0.66%) Linux Command Line
11 2 (0.44%) Animation
11 2 (0.44%) Data Centre
11 2 (0.44%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.44%) Hybrid Cloud
11 2 (0.44%) PlayStation
11 2 (0.44%) Social Media
12 1 (0.22%) Life Science
12 1 (0.22%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 67 (14.69%) Linux
2 28 (6.14%) Android
3 25 (5.48%) Apple iOS
4 19 (4.17%) Unix
5 16 (3.51%) Windows
6 10 (2.19%) Windows Server
7 5 (1.10%) Debian
7 5 (1.10%) Mac OS X
8 4 (0.88%) Embedded Linux
9 2 (0.44%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (30.04%) Agile Software Development
2 111 (24.34%) MVC
3 83 (18.20%) E-Commerce
4 81 (17.76%) OO
5 80 (17.54%) Web Development
6 64 (14.04%) Software Engineering
7 61 (13.38%) OOP
8 59 (12.94%) TDD
9 53 (11.62%) Front End Development
10 49 (10.75%) Scrum
11 47 (10.31%) DevOps
11 47 (10.31%) Mentoring
11 47 (10.31%) OO PHP
11 47 (10.31%) Test Automation
12 40 (8.77%) BDD
13 32 (7.02%) Continuous Integration
14 31 (6.80%) Open Source
15 30 (6.58%) Computer Science
16 25 (5.48%) Kanban
17 24 (5.26%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 269 (58.99%) JavaScript
2 151 (33.11%) Java
3 62 (13.60%) SQL
4 53 (11.62%) Python
5 48 (10.53%) C#
6 32 (7.02%) Perl
7 31 (6.80%) Java 8
8 21 (4.61%) C++
9 19 (4.17%) Objective-C
10 14 (3.07%) C
11 13 (2.85%) ES6
12 11 (2.41%) Bash Shell
13 10 (2.19%) PHP 5
13 10 (2.19%) PHP 7
14 9 (1.97%) Ruby
15 7 (1.54%) Go
16 5 (1.10%) PowerShell
17 4 (0.88%) Embedded C
17 4 (0.88%) R
17 4 (0.88%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 27 (5.92%) Degree
2 13 (2.85%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (1.32%) CCNA
3 6 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (1.32%) Security Cleared
4 5 (1.10%) CISSP
4 5 (1.10%) CompTIA Security+
4 5 (1.10%) DV Cleared
4 5 (1.10%) GIAC
4 5 (1.10%) Linux+ Certification
4 5 (1.10%) MCSE
4 5 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (1.10%) Network+ Certification
4 5 (1.10%) SANS
4 5 (1.10%) SSCP
5 3 (0.66%) ISEB
6 2 (0.44%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.22%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.22%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.29%) GDPR
2 11 (2.41%) QA
3 3 (0.66%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.44%) WCAG
4 2 (0.44%) Web Application Security Consortium
5 1 (0.22%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 45 (9.87%) Docker
2 5 (1.10%) vSphere
3 4 (0.88%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.88%) Firmware
4 1 (0.22%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 13 (2.85%) Ansible
1 13 (2.85%) Puppet
1 13 (2.85%) Terraform
2 6 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (1.10%) Salt
4 4 (0.88%) cPanel
5 3 (0.66%) Kubernetes
6 2 (0.44%) Cacti
6 2 (0.44%) Nagios
6 2 (0.44%) OpenNMS
6 2 (0.44%) RANCID
6 2 (0.44%) SCCM
6 2 (0.44%) SCOM
7 1 (0.22%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 39 (8.55%) Zend
2 21 (4.61%) Microsoft
3 18 (3.95%) Adobe
4 14 (3.07%) Cisco
5 9 (1.97%) Juniper
6 8 (1.75%) Brocade
6 8 (1.75%) Ericsson
6 8 (1.75%) Foundry
6 8 (1.75%) Google
7 6 (1.32%) Oracle
7 6 (1.32%) Redback
8 5 (1.10%) Twitter
9 4 (0.88%) Facebook
9 4 (0.88%) Sony
10 2 (0.44%) Apple
10 2 (0.44%) Huawei
10 2 (0.44%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.44%) VMware
10 2 (0.44%) ZyXEL
11 1 (0.22%) Atlassian