Period
to 20 April 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 20 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
North West > Manchester
6 months to
20 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 38 19 21
Rank change year-on-year -19 +2 +6
Permanent jobs citing PHP 426 826 768
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 6.82% 11.12% 9.92%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.69% 18.02% 16.47%
Number of salaries quoted 362 744 655
Manchester median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £26,325 £27,500 £24,850
90th Percentile £60,000 £58,750 £57,500
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 3,358 4,585 4,662
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 53.78% 61.70% 60.22%
Number of salaries quoted 2,761 3,940 4,049
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.76% +1.23%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,250 £27,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £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 20 April 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 20 April 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
Salford +5 24 £47,500 +2.70% 5
Altrincham +4 21 £40,000 +33.33% 2
Bolton +25 14 £35,000 -22.22% 5
Stockport -22 14 £31,250 -26.47% 1
Rochdale +11 9 £35,000 -18.60%
Oldham +16 5 £31,250 - 2
Wigan -5 5 £37,500 - 5
Bury +15 1 £22,500 -18.18% 3
Cheadle -10 1 - -
PHP
North West

For the 6 months to 20 April 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.

1 263 (61.74%) JavaScript
2 208 (48.83%) CSS
3 199 (46.71%) MySQL
3 199 (46.71%) HTML
4 144 (33.80%) Agile Software Development
5 109 (25.59%) Node.js
6 107 (25.12%) Laravel
7 104 (24.41%) MVC
8 101 (23.71%) OO
9 99 (23.24%) Git (software)
10 98 (23.00%) AngularJS
11 85 (19.95%) jQuery
12 84 (19.72%) React
13 83 (19.48%) OOP
14 80 (18.78%) Java
14 80 (18.78%) Docker
15 79 (18.54%) Web Development
16 77 (18.08%) E-Commerce
17 67 (15.73%) Software Engineering
18 66 (15.49%) TDD
19 62 (14.55%) HTML5
20 58 (13.62%) Magento
20 58 (13.62%) Test Automation
21 56 (13.15%) Python
22 54 (12.68%) DevOps
23 52 (12.21%) Amazon AWS
24 51 (11.97%) Spring
25 50 (11.74%) LAMP
25 50 (11.74%) Linux
26 49 (11.50%) CSS3

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 36 (8.45%) WordPress
2 33 (7.75%) Apache
3 23 (5.40%) CMS
4 20 (4.69%) Drupal
5 9 (2.11%) nginx
6 8 (1.88%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.70%) IIS
8 2 (0.47%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.23%) Apache Airflow
9 1 (0.23%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.23%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.23%) Confluence
9 1 (0.23%) Content Management Server
9 1 (0.23%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 6 (1.41%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (0.23%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 58 (13.62%) Magento
2 11 (2.58%) Payment Gateway
3 10 (2.35%) osCommerce
4 1 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.23%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 52 (12.21%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (7.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (4.93%) Cloud Computing
4 20 (4.69%) GitHub
5 14 (3.29%) Google Cloud Platform
6 13 (3.05%) Serverless
7 11 (2.58%) AWS Lambda
8 5 (1.17%) SaaS
9 4 (0.94%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 4 (0.94%) CloudFront
10 3 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (0.70%) Amazon SQS
10 3 (0.70%) Google Play
11 2 (0.47%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.47%) PaaS
12 1 (0.23%) Firebase
12 1 (0.23%) Google Pay
12 1 (0.23%) npm
12 1 (0.23%) Twilio
Communications & Networking
1 21 (4.93%) Broadband
2 18 (4.23%) HTTP
3 8 (1.88%) Internet
4 7 (1.64%) DNS
5 4 (0.94%) Bluetooth
5 4 (0.94%) NFC
5 4 (0.94%) RFID
6 3 (0.70%) FTP
6 3 (0.70%) Skype
6 3 (0.70%) SSL
6 3 (0.70%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.47%) Firewall
7 2 (0.47%) Intranet
7 2 (0.47%) SMTP
8 1 (0.23%) DHCP
8 1 (0.23%) LAN
8 1 (0.23%) RS-232
8 1 (0.23%) SMS
8 1 (0.23%) VPN
8 1 (0.23%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 199 (46.71%) MySQL
2 44 (10.33%) PostgreSQL
3 28 (6.57%) NoSQL
4 24 (5.63%) Relational Database
4 24 (5.63%) SQL Server
5 13 (3.05%) MongoDB
6 11 (2.58%) MariaDB
7 7 (1.64%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 7 (1.64%) Redis
8 6 (1.41%) Big Data
9 3 (0.70%) Amazon RDS
9 3 (0.70%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.23%) Couchbase
10 1 (0.23%) CouchDB
10 1 (0.23%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.23%) OLAP
10 1 (0.23%) OLTP
10 1 (0.23%) Oracle OLAP
10 1 (0.23%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.23%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 99 (23.24%) Git (software)
2 27 (6.34%) Selenium
3 24 (5.63%) Gradle
3 24 (5.63%) Maven
3 24 (5.63%) Subversion
4 20 (4.69%) Gatling
4 20 (4.69%) JUnit
4 20 (4.69%) Spock
4 20 (4.69%) Vagrant
5 18 (4.23%) gulp
5 18 (4.23%) webpack
6 17 (3.99%) JIRA
7 16 (3.76%) Jenkins
8 14 (3.29%) Grunt
9 10 (2.35%) PHPUnit
10 9 (2.11%) Katalon Studio
11 7 (1.64%) git-flow
12 6 (1.41%) Visual Studio
13 4 (0.94%) Xcode
14 3 (0.70%) Android Studio
General
1 44 (10.33%) Retail
2 25 (5.87%) Finance
3 18 (4.23%) Games
4 17 (3.99%) Legal
5 14 (3.29%) Advertising
5 14 (3.29%) Marketing
6 13 (3.05%) Publishing
7 6 (1.41%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.41%) Telecoms
8 4 (0.94%) Banking
8 4 (0.94%) Multimedia
9 2 (0.47%) Back Office
9 2 (0.47%) Electronics
9 2 (0.47%) Law
10 1 (0.23%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.23%) Automotive
10 1 (0.23%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.23%) Music Industry
10 1 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 320 (75.12%) Developer
2 193 (45.31%) PHP Developer
3 61 (14.32%) Senior Developer
4 54 (12.68%) Software Engineer
5 37 (8.69%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 37 (8.69%) Senior PHP Developer
6 31 (7.28%) Web Developer
7 30 (7.04%) Backend Developer
8 27 (6.34%) Junior
9 26 (6.10%) Java Engineer
9 26 (6.10%) Senior Software Engineer
10 25 (5.87%) Java Software Engineer
10 25 (5.87%) Junior Developer
11 21 (4.93%) Junior PHP Developer
12 19 (4.46%) Development Engineer
13 17 (3.99%) Full Stack Developer
13 17 (3.99%) Magento Developer
14 16 (3.76%) Software Development Engineer
15 15 (3.52%) PHP Web Developer
15 15 (3.52%) Senior Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 208 (48.83%) CSS
2 199 (46.71%) HTML
3 109 (25.59%) Node.js
4 107 (25.12%) Laravel
5 98 (23.00%) AngularJS
6 85 (19.95%) jQuery
7 84 (19.72%) React
8 62 (14.55%) HTML5
9 51 (11.97%) Spring
10 50 (11.74%) LAMP
11 49 (11.50%) CSS3
12 45 (10.56%) RESTful
13 41 (9.62%) Ajax
14 40 (9.39%) XML
15 38 (8.92%) Symfony
16 31 (7.28%) .NET
17 29 (6.81%) Hibernate
18 27 (6.34%) Web Services
19 25 (5.87%) JSON
19 25 (5.87%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 47 (11.03%) Greenfield Project
2 43 (10.09%) User Experience
3 22 (5.16%) Mobile App
4 19 (4.46%) Data Structures
5 18 (4.23%) Self-Motivation
6 14 (3.29%) Analytical Skills
7 12 (2.82%) Life Science
8 10 (2.35%) Fintech
9 4 (0.94%) Blog
9 4 (0.94%) CCTV
9 4 (0.94%) Internet of Things
10 3 (0.70%) BYOD
10 3 (0.70%) Data Centre
10 3 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 3 (0.70%) Hybrid Cloud
10 3 (0.70%) Linux Command Line
10 3 (0.70%) Social Media
11 2 (0.47%) Algorithms
11 2 (0.47%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 50 (11.74%) Linux
2 17 (3.99%) Unix
3 15 (3.52%) Android
4 14 (3.29%) Apple iOS
5 5 (1.17%) Windows
6 3 (0.70%) Debian
6 3 (0.70%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.47%) CentOS
8 1 (0.23%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.23%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (33.80%) Agile Software Development
2 104 (24.41%) MVC
3 101 (23.71%) OO
4 83 (19.48%) OOP
5 79 (18.54%) Web Development
6 77 (18.08%) E-Commerce
7 67 (15.73%) Software Engineering
8 66 (15.49%) TDD
9 58 (13.62%) Test Automation
10 54 (12.68%) DevOps
11 44 (10.33%) Front End Development
11 44 (10.33%) Microservices
12 43 (10.09%) OO PHP
13 41 (9.62%) Mentoring
14 39 (9.15%) BDD
15 34 (7.98%) Computer Science
16 33 (7.75%) SDLC
17 28 (6.57%) Collaborative Working
17 28 (6.57%) OOD
18 26 (6.10%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 263 (61.74%) JavaScript
2 80 (18.78%) Java
3 56 (13.15%) Python
4 36 (8.45%) SQL
5 35 (8.22%) C#
6 33 (7.75%) ES6
6 33 (7.75%) Java 8
7 31 (7.28%) TypeScript
8 20 (4.69%) Perl
9 17 (3.99%) C++
10 15 (3.52%) Ruby
11 14 (3.29%) PHP 7
12 12 (2.82%) Kotlin
12 12 (2.82%) Objective-C
13 10 (2.35%) Apple Swift
14 9 (2.11%) PHP 5
15 8 (1.88%) JSX
16 6 (1.41%) C
17 5 (1.17%) Bash Shell
18 3 (0.70%) Go
Qualifications
1 17 (3.99%) Degree
2 10 (2.35%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (0.47%) CCNA
3 2 (0.47%) CCNP
3 2 (0.47%) CHECK Team Leader
3 2 (0.47%) CHECK Team Member
3 2 (0.47%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (0.47%) CREST Certified
3 2 (0.47%) OSCP
4 1 (0.23%) ISEB
4 1 (0.23%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.76%) QA
2 9 (2.11%) GDPR
3 1 (0.23%) WCAG
System Software
1 80 (18.78%) Docker
2 2 (0.47%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.47%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.23%) HDFS
3 1 (0.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 22 (5.16%) Ansible
2 21 (4.93%) Terraform
3 10 (2.35%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (1.88%) Kubernetes
5 2 (0.47%) cPanel
5 2 (0.47%) Plesk
6 1 (0.23%) CA Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.23%) Kibana
6 1 (0.23%) Puppet
6 1 (0.23%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 31 (7.28%) Zend
2 16 (3.76%) Microsoft
3 11 (2.58%) Google
4 5 (1.17%) Adobe
5 4 (0.94%) Atlassian
5 4 (0.94%) Brocade
5 4 (0.94%) Cisco
5 4 (0.94%) Ericsson
5 4 (0.94%) Foundry
5 4 (0.94%) Juniper
5 4 (0.94%) Redback
5 4 (0.94%) Spotify
5 4 (0.94%) Twitter
6 3 (0.70%) Cypress Semiconductor
6 3 (0.70%) Sony
7 2 (0.47%) Apple
7 2 (0.47%) HubSpot
7 2 (0.47%) Instagram
7 2 (0.47%) Oracle
7 2 (0.47%) Red Hat