Period
to 22 September 2019

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 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
North West > Manchester
6 months to
22 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 37 31 25
Rank change year-on-year -6 -6 +2
Permanent jobs citing PHP 432 559 727
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 6.62% 7.67% 9.04%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.81% 13.07% 15.44%
Number of salaries quoted 393 489 639
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +2.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £61,250 £55,000
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +10.00%

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 3,372 4,278 4,710
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 51.71% 58.69% 58.55%
Number of salaries quoted 2,659 3,654 4,039
Manchester median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £61,250
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -

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 22 September 2019.

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 September 2019. 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 -3 54 £45,000 +12.50% 6
Bolton +11 16 £32,500 - 9
Oldham +12 11 £35,000 - 8
Altrincham +26 6 £50,000 +11.11% 5
Wigan +10 4 £25,750 -37.20% 3
Salford -19 3 £35,000 -17.65% 4
Rochdale +9 2 £42,500 -29.17%
Sale - 1 £32,500 -
PHP
North West

For the 6 months to 22 September 2019, 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.

1 252 (58.33%) JavaScript
2 207 (47.92%) HTML
3 205 (47.45%) CSS
4 197 (45.60%) MySQL
5 184 (42.59%) Laravel
6 148 (34.26%) Agile Software Development
7 144 (33.33%) MVC
8 114 (26.39%) OO
9 108 (25.00%) Git (software)
10 95 (21.99%) Node.js
11 87 (20.14%) AngularJS
11 87 (20.14%) Web Development
12 86 (19.91%) TDD
13 69 (15.97%) Java
14 68 (15.74%) OOP
14 68 (15.74%) Docker
15 66 (15.28%) jQuery
16 64 (14.81%) Linux
17 61 (14.12%) E-Commerce
18 59 (13.66%) Greenfield Project
19 52 (12.04%) React
19 52 (12.04%) Symfony
20 51 (11.81%) OO PHP
21 49 (11.34%) AWS
22 48 (11.11%) BDD
23 47 (10.88%) DevOps
24 46 (10.65%) HTML5
25 45 (10.42%) Magento
26 43 (9.95%) Front End Development
27 42 (9.72%) SQL

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 39 (9.03%) WordPress
2 21 (4.86%) CMS
3 17 (3.94%) Apache
4 14 (3.24%) Drupal
5 12 (2.78%) nginx
6 7 (1.62%) Kentico
7 3 (0.69%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.46%) Apache Solr
8 2 (0.46%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.23%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.23%) IIS
9 1 (0.23%) Moodle
9 1 (0.23%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 3 (0.69%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.23%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 45 (10.42%) Magento
2 4 (0.93%) CiviCRM
3 1 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.23%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 49 (11.34%) AWS
2 40 (9.26%) GitHub
3 19 (4.40%) Serverless
4 13 (3.01%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 9 (2.08%) SaaS
6 6 (1.39%) AWS Lambda
7 5 (1.16%) Azure
8 4 (0.93%) GCP
9 3 (0.69%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (0.69%) CloudFront
10 2 (0.46%) npm
10 2 (0.46%) PaaS
11 1 (0.23%) Amazon SQS
11 1 (0.23%) Apple Pay
11 1 (0.23%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.23%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 1 (0.23%) Datadog
11 1 (0.23%) Google Pay
11 1 (0.23%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.08%) DNS
2 8 (1.85%) HTTP
3 6 (1.39%) Internet
4 4 (0.93%) SSH
5 3 (0.69%) Skype
5 3 (0.69%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.46%) Bluetooth
6 2 (0.46%) Intranet
6 2 (0.46%) NFC
6 2 (0.46%) RFID
6 2 (0.46%) SMTP
7 1 (0.23%) DHCP
7 1 (0.23%) Firewall
7 1 (0.23%) LAN
7 1 (0.23%) SSL
7 1 (0.23%) VPN
7 1 (0.23%) WAN
7 1 (0.23%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 197 (45.60%) MySQL
2 41 (9.49%) NoSQL
3 20 (4.63%) PostgreSQL
4 16 (3.70%) MongoDB
5 15 (3.47%) Redis
6 9 (2.08%) SQL Server
7 7 (1.62%) Relational Database
8 5 (1.16%) Amazon Aurora
8 5 (1.16%) Big Data
9 3 (0.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 2 (0.46%) Amazon RDS
11 1 (0.23%) Couchbase
11 1 (0.23%) CouchDB
11 1 (0.23%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.23%) GIS
11 1 (0.23%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.23%) MariaDB
11 1 (0.23%) RethinkDB
Development Applications
1 108 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 39 (9.03%) JIRA
3 30 (6.94%) Vagrant
4 27 (6.25%) webpack
5 26 (6.02%) PHPUnit
6 20 (4.63%) Subversion
7 17 (3.94%) Maven
7 17 (3.94%) Selenium
8 15 (3.47%) Gatling
8 15 (3.47%) JUnit
9 6 (1.39%) Grunt
9 6 (1.39%) gulp
10 5 (1.16%) GitLab
10 5 (1.16%) Gradle
10 5 (1.16%) Spock
11 4 (0.93%) git-flow
11 4 (0.93%) Mercurial
12 2 (0.46%) Bitbucket
12 2 (0.46%) Jasmine
12 2 (0.46%) TeamCity
General
1 39 (9.03%) Retail
2 27 (6.25%) Marketing
3 19 (4.40%) Manufacturing
4 16 (3.70%) Games
5 15 (3.47%) Finance
6 7 (1.62%) Banking
7 4 (0.93%) Back Office
7 4 (0.93%) Legal
8 3 (0.69%) Public Sector
9 1 (0.23%) Advertising
9 1 (0.23%) Automotive
9 1 (0.23%) Local Government
9 1 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 365 (84.49%) Developer
2 233 (53.94%) PHP Developer
3 70 (16.20%) Senior Developer
4 48 (11.11%) Senior PHP Developer
5 43 (9.95%) Web Developer
6 33 (7.64%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 27 (6.25%) Junior
7 27 (6.25%) Junior Developer
8 25 (5.79%) Software Developer
9 23 (5.32%) JavaScript Developer
10 22 (5.09%) Java Developer
10 22 (5.09%) Junior PHP Developer
10 22 (5.09%) PHP Laravel Developer
11 21 (4.86%) PHP Web Developer
12 20 (4.63%) Full Stack Developer
13 19 (4.40%) Senior Java Developer
14 17 (3.94%) Software Engineer
15 16 (3.70%) .NET Developer
16 15 (3.47%) C# .NET Developer
16 15 (3.47%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 207 (47.92%) HTML
2 205 (47.45%) CSS
3 184 (42.59%) Laravel
4 95 (21.99%) Node.js
5 87 (20.14%) AngularJS
6 66 (15.28%) jQuery
7 52 (12.04%) React
7 52 (12.04%) Symfony
8 46 (10.65%) HTML5
9 42 (9.72%) XML
10 39 (9.03%) Spring
11 38 (8.80%) LAMP
11 38 (8.80%) Vue.js
12 36 (8.33%) Ajax
13 35 (8.10%) Sass
14 34 (7.87%) Web Services
15 28 (6.48%) REST
16 27 (6.25%) .NET
16 27 (6.25%) CSS3
17 26 (6.02%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 59 (13.66%) Greenfield Project
2 16 (3.70%) User Experience
3 14 (3.24%) Mobile App
4 13 (3.01%) Linux Command Line
5 11 (2.55%) Self-Motivation
6 10 (2.31%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (1.62%) Blog
8 6 (1.39%) Life Science
9 2 (0.46%) Internet of Things
9 2 (0.46%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.23%) Analytical Mindset
10 1 (0.23%) BYOD
10 1 (0.23%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.23%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.23%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.23%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 64 (14.81%) Linux
2 9 (2.08%) CentOS
3 8 (1.85%) Unix
4 7 (1.62%) Windows
5 6 (1.39%) Android
6 4 (0.93%) Ubuntu
7 3 (0.69%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.23%) AIX
8 1 (0.23%) Kali Linux
8 1 (0.23%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (34.26%) Agile Software Development
2 144 (33.33%) MVC
3 114 (26.39%) OO
4 87 (20.14%) Web Development
5 86 (19.91%) TDD
6 68 (15.74%) OOP
7 61 (14.12%) E-Commerce
8 51 (11.81%) OO PHP
9 48 (11.11%) BDD
10 47 (10.88%) DevOps
11 43 (9.95%) Front End Development
12 37 (8.56%) Microservices
13 30 (6.94%) Problem-Solving
13 30 (6.94%) Software Engineering
14 27 (6.25%) Test Automation
15 21 (4.86%) SOA
16 20 (4.63%) Collaborative Working
17 17 (3.94%) Open Source
17 17 (3.94%) Responsive Web Design
18 16 (3.70%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 252 (58.33%) JavaScript
2 69 (15.97%) Java
3 42 (9.72%) SQL
4 40 (9.26%) Python
5 32 (7.41%) Ruby
6 25 (5.79%) C#
7 21 (4.86%) Go
8 20 (4.63%) PHP 7
9 17 (3.94%) Java 8
10 12 (2.78%) ES6
11 10 (2.31%) VB
12 8 (1.85%) TypeScript
13 7 (1.62%) Bash Shell
14 4 (0.93%) Perl
15 3 (0.69%) C++
15 3 (0.69%) CFML
16 2 (0.46%) C
16 2 (0.46%) PHP 5
17 1 (0.23%) Apex Code
17 1 (0.23%) VB6
Qualifications
1 23 (5.32%) Degree
2 4 (0.93%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (0.46%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (0.46%) ISTQB
3 2 (0.46%) OSCP
3 2 (0.46%) TOGAF Certification
4 1 (0.23%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 1 (0.23%) CCNA
4 1 (0.23%) CCNP
4 1 (0.23%) CEH
4 1 (0.23%) CHECK Team Leader
4 1 (0.23%) CHECK Team Member
4 1 (0.23%) CHFI
4 1 (0.23%) CREST Certified
4 1 (0.23%) ECIH
4 1 (0.23%) GCIH
4 1 (0.23%) GIAC
4 1 (0.23%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.39%) QA
2 1 (0.23%) GDPR
2 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.23%) SLA
System Software
1 68 (15.74%) Docker
2 5 (1.16%) Varnish
3 1 (0.23%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.23%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.23%) LXC
3 1 (0.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 31 (7.18%) Opscode Chef
2 17 (3.94%) Terraform
3 12 (2.78%) Ansible
4 7 (1.62%) Kubernetes
5 2 (0.46%) cPanel
5 2 (0.46%) Plesk
6 1 (0.23%) Nessus
6 1 (0.23%) Nmap
6 1 (0.23%) OpenVAS
6 1 (0.23%) QRadar
Vendors
1 24 (5.56%) Zend
2 15 (3.47%) Atlassian
2 15 (3.47%) Microsoft
3 6 (1.39%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (0.93%) Demandware
4 4 (0.93%) Sage
5 3 (0.69%) Google
6 2 (0.46%) HubSpot
6 2 (0.46%) Red Hat
6 2 (0.46%) Twitter
7 1 (0.23%) Adobe
7 1 (0.23%) AlienVault
7 1 (0.23%) Apple
7 1 (0.23%) LogRhythm
7 1 (0.23%) Oracle
7 1 (0.23%) Qualys
7 1 (0.23%) SAP
7 1 (0.23%) Spotify
7 1 (0.23%) VMware
7 1 (0.23%) WooCommerce