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

PHP
North West > Manchester
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 27 22 28
Rank change year-on-year -5 +6 -1
Permanent jobs citing PHP 651 763 519
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 8.89% 9.36% 7.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.86% 15.62% 13.26%
Number of salaries quoted 570 662 445
Manchester median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.90% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £28,500 £26,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £56,250 £56,250
North West median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £35,000
% 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 4,382 4,884 3,914
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 59.84% 59.91% 54.99%
Number of salaries quoted 3,722 4,207 3,420
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £60,000
North West median annual salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.50% - -

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 17 August 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 August 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 +35 50 £42,500 +21.43% 3
Wigan +13 16 £42,500 +30.77% 2
Salford +5 14 £45,000 +9.09% 3
Cheadle +15 12 £42,500 -1.16% 5
Altrincham -14 6 £40,000 +33.33% 1
Bury -18 6 £27,500 -18.52% 3
Rochdale +3 5 £40,000 -31.91% 2
Oldham -10 3 - - 2
Bolton +4 2 £45,000 +12.50%
PHP
North West

For the 6 months to 17 August 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.

1 396 (60.83%) JavaScript
2 380 (58.37%) MySQL
3 318 (48.85%) HTML
4 307 (47.16%) CSS
5 241 (37.02%) Agile Software Development
6 229 (35.18%) Java
7 213 (32.72%) Laravel
8 211 (32.41%) MVC
9 165 (25.35%) Git (software)
10 151 (23.20%) Web Development
11 145 (22.27%) E-Commerce
12 139 (21.35%) Symfony
13 132 (20.28%) AngularJS
14 131 (20.12%) jQuery
15 130 (19.97%) React
16 129 (19.82%) Linux
17 121 (18.59%) OO
18 118 (18.13%) OOP
19 113 (17.36%) Node.js
20 112 (17.20%) Scrum
21 110 (16.90%) Advertising
22 101 (15.51%) Software Engineering
22 101 (15.51%) Zend
23 93 (14.29%) SQL
24 89 (13.67%) Test Automation
25 86 (13.21%) HTML5
26 85 (13.06%) LAMP
27 84 (12.90%) TDD
28 81 (12.44%) Python
28 81 (12.44%) OO PHP

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 58 (8.91%) Apache
2 52 (7.99%) WordPress
3 25 (3.84%) Drupal
4 18 (2.76%) CMS
4 18 (2.76%) nginx
5 10 (1.54%) Apache Pig
6 3 (0.46%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.31%) Confluence
7 2 (0.31%) IBM Domino
8 1 (0.15%) ColdFusion
8 1 (0.15%) Moodle
Applications
1 25 (3.84%) Photoshop
2 16 (2.46%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (0.46%) Fireworks
4 2 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.31%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.15%) GIMP
5 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 56 (8.60%) Magento
2 2 (0.31%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (0.31%) Shopify
3 1 (0.15%) OpenCart
3 1 (0.15%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 53 (8.14%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (5.07%) GitHub
3 18 (2.76%) SaaS
4 16 (2.46%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 15 (2.30%) Twilio
6 11 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
7 9 (1.38%) Google Cloud Platform
8 8 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
9 6 (0.92%) AWS Lambda
9 6 (0.92%) CloudFront
9 6 (0.92%) Serverless
10 4 (0.61%) Google App Engine
11 2 (0.31%) Heroku
12 1 (0.15%) Google Analytics
12 1 (0.15%) Google Tag Manager
12 1 (0.15%) npm
12 1 (0.15%) Sage Pay
12 1 (0.15%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 29 (4.45%) HTTP
2 20 (3.07%) SSL
3 12 (1.84%) Firewall
4 11 (1.69%) TCP/IP
5 9 (1.38%) SAN
6 7 (1.08%) Asterisk PBX
6 7 (1.08%) NAS
7 6 (0.92%) Internet
8 5 (0.77%) Broadband
9 4 (0.61%) AMQP
9 4 (0.61%) Skype
9 4 (0.61%) SMS
9 4 (0.61%) VoIP
10 3 (0.46%) Intranet
11 2 (0.31%) DHCP
11 2 (0.31%) Ethernet
11 2 (0.31%) OpenVPN
11 2 (0.31%) VPN
12 1 (0.15%) Junos
12 1 (0.15%) MRTG
Database & Business Intelligence
1 380 (58.37%) MySQL
2 38 (5.84%) NoSQL
3 33 (5.07%) SQL Server
4 21 (3.23%) Redis
5 18 (2.76%) Data Warehouse
5 18 (2.76%) Relational Database
6 17 (2.61%) PostgreSQL
7 13 (2.00%) Big Data
8 10 (1.54%) Apache Hive
8 10 (1.54%) Hadoop
8 10 (1.54%) MongoDB
8 10 (1.54%) RDBMS
9 6 (0.92%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 4 (0.61%) Data Mining
11 3 (0.46%) Amazon Redshift
12 1 (0.15%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 165 (25.35%) Git (software)
2 42 (6.45%) Subversion
3 29 (4.45%) Selenium
4 18 (2.76%) JIRA
5 16 (2.46%) Grunt
5 16 (2.46%) JUnit
6 15 (2.30%) Bitbucket
7 14 (2.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 14 (2.15%) git-flow
7 14 (2.15%) PHPUnit
8 12 (1.84%) webpack
9 11 (1.69%) Jenkins
10 10 (1.54%) CodeSonar
10 10 (1.54%) Robot Framework
11 8 (1.23%) Maven
11 8 (1.23%) Mercurial
11 8 (1.23%) Vagrant
11 8 (1.23%) Xcode
12 7 (1.08%) Gradle
12 7 (1.08%) Jasmine
General
1 110 (16.90%) Advertising
2 59 (9.06%) Finance
3 50 (7.68%) Retail
4 27 (4.15%) Marketing
5 21 (3.23%) Games
6 14 (2.15%) Banking
7 9 (1.38%) Automotive
7 9 (1.38%) Legal
8 7 (1.08%) Back Office
9 4 (0.61%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.46%) Electronics
11 2 (0.31%) Law
11 2 (0.31%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.15%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 504 (77.42%) Developer
2 298 (45.78%) PHP Developer
3 90 (13.82%) Senior Developer
4 51 (7.83%) Software Engineer
5 50 (7.68%) Senior PHP Developer
6 48 (7.37%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 38 (5.84%) Web Developer
8 30 (4.61%) Java Engineer
9 29 (4.45%) Java Software Engineer
9 29 (4.45%) JavaScript Developer
10 27 (4.15%) Full Stack Developer
11 26 (3.99%) Software Developer
12 21 (3.23%) Magento Developer
13 20 (3.07%) Architect
13 20 (3.07%) Junior
14 19 (2.92%) Java Developer
14 19 (2.92%) Junior Developer
14 19 (2.92%) Lead Software Engineer
15 18 (2.76%) HTML Developer
16 17 (2.61%) HTML CSS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 318 (48.85%) HTML
2 307 (47.16%) CSS
3 213 (32.72%) Laravel
4 139 (21.35%) Symfony
5 132 (20.28%) AngularJS
6 131 (20.12%) jQuery
7 130 (19.97%) React
8 113 (17.36%) Node.js
9 86 (13.21%) HTML5
10 85 (13.06%) LAMP
11 75 (11.52%) REST
12 71 (10.91%) CSS3
13 70 (10.75%) Spring
14 66 (10.14%) Ajax
15 62 (9.52%) Web Services
16 60 (9.22%) XML
17 59 (9.06%) JSON
18 58 (8.91%) RESTful
19 54 (8.29%) .NET
20 48 (7.37%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 49 (7.53%) Mobile App
2 42 (6.45%) Greenfield Project
2 42 (6.45%) User Experience
3 31 (4.76%) Computer Science
4 29 (4.45%) Analytical Skills
5 25 (3.84%) Self-Motivation
6 15 (2.30%) Fintech
7 14 (2.15%) Blog
7 14 (2.15%) Enterprise Software
8 9 (1.38%) Algorithms
8 9 (1.38%) Xbox
9 8 (1.23%) Data Structures
10 5 (0.77%) Minimum Viable Product
10 5 (0.77%) Social Media
11 4 (0.61%) Renewable Energy
12 3 (0.46%) PlayStation
12 3 (0.46%) Smartphone
13 2 (0.31%) Linux Command Line
13 2 (0.31%) Management Information System
14 1 (0.15%) Contactless
Operating Systems
1 129 (19.82%) Linux
2 46 (7.07%) Android
3 41 (6.30%) Apple iOS
4 25 (3.84%) Unix
5 18 (2.76%) Windows
6 13 (2.00%) Debian
7 11 (1.69%) CentOS
8 10 (1.54%) Mac OS X
9 3 (0.46%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.15%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.15%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 241 (37.02%) Agile Software Development
2 211 (32.41%) MVC
3 151 (23.20%) Web Development
4 145 (22.27%) E-Commerce
5 121 (18.59%) OO
6 118 (18.13%) OOP
7 112 (17.20%) Scrum
8 101 (15.51%) Software Engineering
9 89 (13.67%) Test Automation
10 84 (12.90%) TDD
11 81 (12.44%) Front End Development
11 81 (12.44%) OO PHP
12 76 (11.67%) Mentoring
13 53 (8.14%) DevOps
14 50 (7.68%) Continuous Integration
14 50 (7.68%) Kanban
15 49 (7.53%) Open Source
16 31 (4.76%) Problem-Solving
17 30 (4.61%) BDD
18 29 (4.45%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 396 (60.83%) JavaScript
2 229 (35.18%) Java
3 93 (14.29%) SQL
4 81 (12.44%) Python
5 60 (9.22%) C#
6 50 (7.68%) Perl
7 38 (5.84%) Ruby
8 27 (4.15%) Java 8
9 25 (3.84%) Objective-C
10 24 (3.69%) ES6
11 23 (3.53%) C
12 21 (3.23%) Bash Shell
13 20 (3.07%) C++
14 19 (2.92%) Go
15 17 (2.61%) T-SQL
16 14 (2.15%) Shell Script
17 12 (1.84%) PowerShell
18 9 (1.38%) R
19 8 (1.23%) PHP 7
20 7 (1.08%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 30 (4.61%) Degree
2 14 (2.15%) Computer Science Degree
3 12 (1.84%) DV Cleared
3 12 (1.84%) SANS
3 12 (1.84%) Security Cleared
4 11 (1.69%) CCNA
4 11 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (1.54%) CISSP
5 10 (1.54%) CompTIA Security+
5 10 (1.54%) GIAC
5 10 (1.54%) Linux+ Certification
5 10 (1.54%) MCSE
5 10 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (1.54%) Network+ Certification
5 10 (1.54%) SSCP
6 6 (0.92%) Master's Degree
7 2 (0.31%) CREST Certified
7 2 (0.31%) ISEB
7 2 (0.31%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.31%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (4.30%) QA
2 7 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (0.92%) Web Application Security Consortium
4 5 (0.77%) GCP
4 5 (0.77%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.31%) WCAG
6 1 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.15%) GDPR
6 1 (0.15%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (5.22%) Docker
2 10 (1.54%) vSphere
3 2 (0.31%) Varnish
4 1 (0.15%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.15%) Firmware
4 1 (0.15%) LXC
Systems Management
1 38 (5.84%) Puppet
2 27 (4.15%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (1.69%) Ansible
4 10 (1.54%) Salt
5 2 (0.31%) WebInspect
6 1 (0.15%) Cacti
6 1 (0.15%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.15%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.15%) Nagios
6 1 (0.15%) OpenNMS
6 1 (0.15%) RANCID
6 1 (0.15%) SCCM
6 1 (0.15%) SCOM
Vendors
1 101 (15.51%) Zend
2 34 (5.22%) Capita
3 30 (4.61%) Oracle
4 17 (2.61%) Microsoft
5 16 (2.46%) Google
6 13 (2.00%) WooCommerce
7 12 (1.84%) Adobe
8 10 (1.54%) Twitter
9 8 (1.23%) Red Hat
10 7 (1.08%) HP
11 5 (0.77%) Facebook
11 5 (0.77%) Salesforce.com
12 4 (0.61%) Cisco
12 4 (0.61%) Remedy
13 3 (0.46%) Apple
13 3 (0.46%) Juniper
13 3 (0.46%) Sony
14 2 (0.31%) Ericsson
14 2 (0.31%) Huawei
14 2 (0.31%) IBM