Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
North West > Manchester
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 37 24 26
Rank change year-on-year -13 +2 +4
Permanent jobs citing PHP 491 727 576
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 6.75% 9.30% 7.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.60% 15.83% 13.74%
Number of salaries quoted 419 643 504
Manchester median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.90% +2.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £26,650 £26,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £63,500 £55,000 £60,000
North West median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year +3.90% +5.48% +4.29%

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 4,232 4,593 4,192
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 58.16% 58.75% 57.32%
Number of salaries quoted 3,589 3,929 3,694
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £28,200 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £66,250 £61,250 £60,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% -

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 16 October 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 16 October 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 +25 35 £35,000 - 8
Salford +4 18 £41,250 - 3
Cheadle +10 8 £42,500 +4.94%
Wigan -11 8 £41,000 +22.39% 1
Altrincham -10 5 £45,000 +38.46% 11
Bury -14 5 £30,000 - 2
Oldham +3 4 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Rochdale +5 2 £67,500 +14.89% 2
PHP
North West

For the 6 months to 16 October 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.

1 301 (61.30%) JavaScript
2 259 (52.75%) MySQL
3 227 (46.23%) HTML
4 223 (45.42%) CSS
5 193 (39.31%) Java
6 154 (31.36%) Laravel
7 153 (31.16%) Agile Software Development
8 141 (28.72%) MVC
9 122 (24.85%) Git (software)
10 102 (20.77%) React
11 99 (20.16%) Web Development
12 98 (19.96%) jQuery
12 98 (19.96%) AngularJS
13 96 (19.55%) OO
14 89 (18.13%) Advertising
14 89 (18.13%) Symfony
15 88 (17.92%) Linux
16 87 (17.72%) E-Commerce
17 84 (17.11%) Node.js
18 83 (16.90%) Software Engineering
19 79 (16.09%) Scrum
20 73 (14.87%) OOP
20 73 (14.87%) HTML5
21 69 (14.05%) SQL
21 69 (14.05%) Spring
22 68 (13.85%) Zend
23 67 (13.65%) TDD
24 61 (12.42%) Mentoring
25 59 (12.02%) Test Automation
25 59 (12.02%) Python

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 37 (7.54%) WordPress
2 31 (6.31%) Apache
3 21 (4.28%) CMS
4 20 (4.07%) Drupal
5 11 (2.24%) nginx
6 10 (2.04%) Apache Pig
7 6 (1.22%) IBM Domino
8 5 (1.02%) IIS
8 5 (1.02%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.61%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.20%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.20%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 21 (4.28%) Photoshop
2 18 (3.67%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.41%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (0.41%) Chatbot
4 1 (0.20%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 27 (5.50%) Magento
2 2 (0.41%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 24 (4.89%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (4.48%) GitHub
3 10 (2.04%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 9 (1.83%) Google Cloud Platform
4 9 (1.83%) SaaS
5 5 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (1.02%) Twilio
6 2 (0.41%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.41%) npm
7 1 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.20%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.20%) G Suite
7 1 (0.20%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.20%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.20%) Sage Pay
7 1 (0.20%) Salesforce Service Cloud
7 1 (0.20%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 27 (5.50%) HTTP
2 16 (3.26%) SSL
3 13 (2.65%) Firewall
4 12 (2.44%) TCP/IP
5 9 (1.83%) SAN
6 7 (1.43%) AMQP
6 7 (1.43%) Asterisk PBX
7 6 (1.22%) NAS
7 6 (1.22%) VoIP
8 5 (1.02%) Broadband
8 5 (1.02%) Skype
9 4 (0.81%) Internet
10 3 (0.61%) DHCP
10 3 (0.61%) DNS
10 3 (0.61%) Ethernet
10 3 (0.61%) OpenVPN
10 3 (0.61%) SMS
10 3 (0.61%) VPN
11 2 (0.41%) IPv6
11 2 (0.41%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 259 (52.75%) MySQL
2 28 (5.70%) NoSQL
3 27 (5.50%) SQL Server
4 21 (4.28%) Relational Database
5 19 (3.87%) PostgreSQL
6 12 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
7 11 (2.24%) Big Data
8 10 (2.04%) Apache Hive
8 10 (2.04%) Hadoop
8 10 (2.04%) Redis
9 7 (1.43%) MongoDB
9 7 (1.43%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.20%) Amazon Aurora
10 1 (0.20%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.20%) Couchbase
10 1 (0.20%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 122 (24.85%) Git (software)
2 41 (8.35%) Subversion
3 26 (5.30%) Selenium
4 21 (4.28%) JIRA
5 15 (3.05%) git-flow
6 14 (2.85%) Jenkins
7 13 (2.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 13 (2.65%) Bitbucket
8 12 (2.44%) Grunt
8 12 (2.44%) JUnit
8 12 (2.44%) webpack
9 11 (2.24%) Maven
9 11 (2.24%) PHPUnit
9 11 (2.24%) Xcode
10 10 (2.04%) CodeSonar
10 10 (2.04%) Gradle
10 10 (2.04%) Robot Framework
11 9 (1.83%) Visual Studio
12 7 (1.43%) gulp
12 7 (1.43%) Jasmine
General
1 89 (18.13%) Advertising
2 47 (9.57%) Finance
3 41 (8.35%) Retail
4 20 (4.07%) Banking
5 13 (2.65%) Games
6 11 (2.24%) Marketing
7 9 (1.83%) Automotive
8 7 (1.43%) Legal
9 6 (1.22%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.61%) Electronics
10 3 (0.61%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.41%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.41%) Law
12 1 (0.20%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 362 (73.73%) Developer
2 209 (42.57%) PHP Developer
3 58 (11.81%) Senior Developer
4 47 (9.57%) Software Engineer
5 36 (7.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 31 (6.31%) Web Developer
7 30 (6.11%) Senior PHP Developer
8 28 (5.70%) Java Engineer
8 28 (5.70%) Java Software Engineer
9 26 (5.30%) Software Developer
10 23 (4.68%) Java Developer
11 18 (3.67%) Full Stack Developer
11 18 (3.67%) JavaScript Developer
12 15 (3.05%) Lead Software Engineer
13 14 (2.85%) Architect
14 13 (2.65%) DevOps Engineer
14 13 (2.65%) Junior
14 13 (2.65%) Junior Developer
14 13 (2.65%) Lead Developer
14 13 (2.65%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 227 (46.23%) HTML
2 223 (45.42%) CSS
3 154 (31.36%) Laravel
4 102 (20.77%) React
5 98 (19.96%) AngularJS
5 98 (19.96%) jQuery
6 89 (18.13%) Symfony
7 84 (17.11%) Node.js
8 73 (14.87%) HTML5
9 69 (14.05%) Spring
10 56 (11.41%) Ajax
10 56 (11.41%) LAMP
10 56 (11.41%) REST
11 54 (11.00%) CSS3
12 45 (9.16%) JSON
13 44 (8.96%) .NET
13 44 (8.96%) Web Services
14 42 (8.55%) XML
15 35 (7.13%) Hibernate
16 33 (6.72%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 38 (7.74%) Greenfield Project
2 32 (6.52%) Mobile App
3 29 (5.91%) Computer Science
4 27 (5.50%) User Experience
5 24 (4.89%) Analytical Skills
6 19 (3.87%) Fintech
6 19 (3.87%) Self-Motivation
7 9 (1.83%) Algorithms
8 8 (1.63%) Data Structures
9 7 (1.43%) Blog
10 6 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (1.02%) Xbox
12 4 (0.81%) Online Banking
12 4 (0.81%) PlayStation
13 3 (0.61%) Smartphone
14 2 (0.41%) Renewable Energy
15 1 (0.20%) Client/Server
15 1 (0.20%) Cloud Native
15 1 (0.20%) Linux Command Line
15 1 (0.20%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 88 (17.92%) Linux
2 43 (8.76%) Android
3 37 (7.54%) Apple iOS
4 21 (4.28%) Windows
5 18 (3.67%) Unix
6 10 (2.04%) Mac OS X
7 9 (1.83%) Debian
7 9 (1.83%) Windows Server
8 6 (1.22%) CentOS
9 2 (0.41%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (31.16%) Agile Software Development
2 141 (28.72%) MVC
3 99 (20.16%) Web Development
4 96 (19.55%) OO
5 87 (17.72%) E-Commerce
6 83 (16.90%) Software Engineering
7 79 (16.09%) Scrum
8 73 (14.87%) OOP
9 67 (13.65%) TDD
10 61 (12.42%) Mentoring
11 59 (12.02%) Test Automation
12 56 (11.41%) Front End Development
13 54 (11.00%) OO PHP
14 51 (10.39%) DevOps
15 41 (8.35%) Kanban
16 40 (8.15%) Continuous Integration
17 33 (6.72%) Open Source
18 31 (6.31%) BDD
19 23 (4.68%) Android Development
20 22 (4.48%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 301 (61.30%) JavaScript
2 193 (39.31%) Java
3 69 (14.05%) SQL
4 59 (12.02%) Python
5 54 (11.00%) C#
6 40 (8.15%) Perl
7 30 (6.11%) Java 8
8 25 (5.09%) Objective-C
9 23 (4.68%) Ruby
10 20 (4.07%) C++
11 19 (3.87%) C
12 15 (3.05%) Bash Shell
12 15 (3.05%) ES6
13 12 (2.44%) Go
14 10 (2.04%) PowerShell
14 10 (2.04%) R
15 9 (1.83%) PHP 5
16 8 (1.63%) Shell Script
17 7 (1.43%) PHP 7
18 3 (0.61%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (5.09%) Degree
2 11 (2.24%) CCNA
2 11 (2.24%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (2.24%) SANS
3 10 (2.04%) CISSP
3 10 (2.04%) CompTIA Security+
3 10 (2.04%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (2.04%) DV Cleared
3 10 (2.04%) GIAC
3 10 (2.04%) Linux+ Certification
3 10 (2.04%) MCSE
3 10 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (2.04%) Network+ Certification
3 10 (2.04%) Security Cleared
3 10 (2.04%) SSCP
4 3 (0.61%) ISEB
5 2 (0.41%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.41%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.20%) OSCE
6 1 (0.20%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.67%) QA
2 6 (1.22%) GDPR
2 6 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.02%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.41%) WCAG
4 2 (0.41%) Web Application Security Consortium
5 1 (0.20%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.20%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (5.50%) Docker
2 10 (2.04%) vSphere
3 3 (0.61%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.41%) Firmware
5 1 (0.20%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 32 (6.52%) Puppet
2 19 (3.87%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (2.44%) Ansible
4 10 (2.04%) Salt
5 4 (0.81%) cPanel
5 4 (0.81%) Terraform
6 2 (0.41%) Cacti
6 2 (0.41%) Nagios
6 2 (0.41%) OpenNMS
6 2 (0.41%) RANCID
6 2 (0.41%) SCCM
6 2 (0.41%) SCOM
7 1 (0.20%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.20%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 68 (13.85%) Zend
2 20 (4.07%) Microsoft
3 14 (2.85%) Adobe
4 13 (2.65%) Oracle
5 12 (2.44%) Google
6 9 (1.83%) Cisco
7 6 (1.22%) Red Hat
7 6 (1.22%) Twitter
8 5 (1.02%) Facebook
8 5 (1.02%) Juniper
9 4 (0.81%) Ericsson
9 4 (0.81%) Sony
10 3 (0.61%) Apple
10 3 (0.61%) Brocade
10 3 (0.61%) Foundry
10 3 (0.61%) Huawei
11 2 (0.41%) HP
11 2 (0.41%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (0.41%) ZyXEL
12 1 (0.20%) IBM