Period
to 16 April 2021

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 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
North West > Manchester
6 months to
16 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 29 34 38
Rank change year-on-year +5 +4 -20
Permanent jobs citing PHP 276 372 430
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 7.42% 7.69% 6.90%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.14% 13.59% 12.77%
Number of salaries quoted 250 346 370
10th Percentile £29,000 £32,125 £26,250
25th Percentile £32,500 £36,250 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50% -
75th Percentile £51,250 £55,000 £53,750
90th Percentile £56,375 £60,000 £60,000
North West median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -

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 2,100 2,738 3,366
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 56.42% 56.63% 54.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1,855 2,230 2,784
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
25th Percentile £38,750 £38,750 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
75th Percentile £62,875 £60,000 £58,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
North West median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%

PHP
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing PHP as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for PHP in Manchester

PHP
Salary Trend in Manchester

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing PHP in Manchester.

Salary trend for PHP in Manchester

PHP
Salary Histogram in Manchester

Salary distribution for jobs citing PHP in Manchester over the 6 months to 16 April 2021.

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 April 2021. 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
Bury - 7 £30,000 - 3
Oldham 0 6 £50,000 +42.86%
Stockport -8 5 £35,000 -24.32%
Wigan -1 4 £62,500 +78.57% 1
Altrincham -8 2 £40,000 +6.67%
Salford +16 1 £32,500 -46.94% 3
Bolton -6 1 £45,000 -14.29% 2
PHP
North West

For the 6 months to 16 April 2021, 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.

1 197 (71.38%) JavaScript
2 145 (52.54%) MySQL
3 133 (48.19%) Laravel
4 115 (41.67%) HTML
4 115 (41.67%) CSS
5 103 (37.32%) MVC
6 99 (35.87%) React
7 95 (34.42%) Docker
7 95 (34.42%) Git (software)
8 90 (32.61%) Symfony
9 85 (30.80%) jQuery
10 83 (30.07%) Linux
11 78 (28.26%) SQL
12 75 (27.17%) OOP
13 72 (26.09%) Vue.js
14 70 (25.36%) Zend
15 65 (23.55%) E-Commerce
16 64 (23.19%) Web Development
16 64 (23.19%) AngularJS
17 60 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
18 59 (21.38%) Node.js
19 53 (19.20%) HTML5
20 52 (18.84%) CSS3
21 51 (18.48%) AWS
22 48 (17.39%) MongoDB
23 41 (14.86%) Go
24 40 (14.49%) Microservices
24 40 (14.49%) SQL Server
25 39 (14.13%) REST
26 35 (12.68%) Kafka

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 32 (11.59%) WordPress
2 17 (6.16%) Apache
3 16 (5.80%) CMS
4 6 (2.17%) Apache Solr
4 6 (2.17%) Tomcat
5 5 (1.81%) Drupal
6 4 (1.45%) Confluence
6 4 (1.45%) nginx
7 2 (0.72%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 6 (2.17%) Adobe XD
1 6 (2.17%) Photoshop
2 3 (1.09%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 15 (5.43%) Magento
2 7 (2.54%) Shopify
3 5 (1.81%) OpenCart
4 1 (0.36%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 51 (18.48%) AWS
2 16 (5.80%) Azure
3 13 (4.71%) Amazon EC2
4 8 (2.90%) SaaS
5 7 (2.54%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 6 (2.17%) CloudFront
6 6 (2.17%) Route 53
7 5 (1.81%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 5 (1.81%) npm
7 5 (1.81%) Serverless
8 4 (1.45%) AWS CloudFormation
8 4 (1.45%) Yarn
9 3 (1.09%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 3 (1.09%) AWS Lambda
9 3 (1.09%) GitHub
10 2 (0.72%) AWS Fargate
10 2 (0.72%) GCP
10 2 (0.72%) Pulumi
10 2 (0.72%) Slack
10 2 (0.72%) Stripe
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.54%) Network Security
2 6 (2.17%) DNS
3 2 (0.72%) Asterisk PBX
3 2 (0.72%) Internet
3 2 (0.72%) PSTN
3 2 (0.72%) SSH
3 2 (0.72%) VoIP
4 1 (0.36%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 145 (52.54%) MySQL
2 48 (17.39%) MongoDB
3 40 (14.49%) SQL Server
4 19 (6.88%) PostgreSQL
5 10 (3.62%) Amazon RDS
6 8 (2.90%) Oracle Database
7 7 (2.54%) NoSQL
8 4 (1.45%) Relational Database
9 3 (1.09%) Redis
10 2 (0.72%) Azure SQL Database
10 2 (0.72%) Cosmos DB
10 2 (0.72%) MariaDB
11 1 (0.36%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 95 (34.42%) Git (software)
2 10 (3.62%) JIRA
2 10 (3.62%) Subversion
3 9 (3.26%) GitLab
4 7 (2.54%) webpack
5 6 (2.17%) Vagrant
6 5 (1.81%) gulp
7 4 (1.45%) Grunt
7 4 (1.45%) PHPUnit
8 3 (1.09%) PhpStorm
9 2 (0.72%) Bitbucket
9 2 (0.72%) Codeception
9 2 (0.72%) Jenkins
9 2 (0.72%) JIRA Agile
9 2 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (0.72%) TestRail
10 1 (0.36%) TeamCity
General
1 33 (11.96%) Retail
2 16 (5.80%) Finance
3 10 (3.62%) Multimedia
4 5 (1.81%) Law
5 3 (1.09%) Games
6 2 (0.72%) Back Office
6 2 (0.72%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.72%) Marketing
6 2 (0.72%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.36%) Automotive
7 1 (0.36%) Legal
7 1 (0.36%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 253 (91.67%) Developer
2 195 (70.65%) PHP Developer
3 49 (17.75%) Senior Developer
3 49 (17.75%) Software Developer
4 42 (15.22%) JavaScript Developer
4 42 (15.22%) Senior PHP Developer
5 32 (11.59%) PHP Laravel Developer
6 27 (9.78%) Web Developer
7 26 (9.42%) Full Stack Developer
8 18 (6.52%) Backend Developer
9 16 (5.80%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 16 (5.80%) Senior Software Developer
10 15 (5.43%) React Developer
10 15 (5.43%) Senior JavaScript Developer
11 13 (4.71%) Software Engineer
12 10 (3.62%) PHP Software Engineer
12 10 (3.62%) Trainee Developer
12 10 (3.62%) Trainee Web Developer
13 9 (3.26%) Junior
13 9 (3.26%) PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 133 (48.19%) Laravel
2 115 (41.67%) CSS
2 115 (41.67%) HTML
3 99 (35.87%) React
4 90 (32.61%) Symfony
5 85 (30.80%) jQuery
6 72 (26.09%) Vue.js
7 64 (23.19%) AngularJS
8 59 (21.38%) Node.js
9 53 (19.20%) HTML5
10 52 (18.84%) CSS3
11 39 (14.13%) REST
12 35 (12.68%) Kafka
13 21 (7.61%) CodeIgniter
13 21 (7.61%) LAMP
14 18 (6.52%) JSON
14 18 (6.52%) Web Services
15 17 (6.16%) Sass
16 15 (5.43%) RabbitMQ
17 9 (3.26%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 25 (9.06%) Greenfield Project
2 17 (6.16%) User Experience
3 5 (1.81%) Enterprise Cloud
4 4 (1.45%) Animation
4 4 (1.45%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.09%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (0.72%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (0.72%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (0.72%) Motion Graphics
6 2 (0.72%) Photography
7 1 (0.36%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.36%) Augmented Reality
7 1 (0.36%) Online Games
7 1 (0.36%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 83 (30.07%) Linux
2 11 (3.99%) CentOS
3 7 (2.54%) Windows
4 5 (1.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (1.45%) Ubuntu
6 3 (1.09%) Android
6 3 (1.09%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.72%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (37.32%) MVC
2 75 (27.17%) OOP
3 65 (23.55%) E-Commerce
4 64 (23.19%) Web Development
5 60 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
6 40 (14.49%) Microservices
7 34 (12.32%) OO
8 25 (9.06%) Problem-Solving
9 22 (7.97%) Front End Development
10 21 (7.61%) TDD
11 20 (7.25%) Software Engineering
12 18 (6.52%) DevOps
13 16 (5.80%) OO PHP
14 14 (5.07%) Fintech
14 14 (5.07%) Scrum
15 12 (4.35%) Time Management
15 12 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
16 10 (3.62%) Computer Science
17 9 (3.26%) Configuration Management
17 9 (3.26%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 197 (71.38%) JavaScript
2 78 (28.26%) SQL
3 41 (14.86%) Go
4 27 (9.78%) Java
5 21 (7.61%) C#
6 20 (7.25%) Python
7 15 (5.43%) Ruby
8 11 (3.99%) PHP 7
9 9 (3.26%) Bash Shell
10 8 (2.90%) TypeScript
11 4 (1.45%) C++
12 2 (0.72%) C
12 2 (0.72%) Groovy
12 2 (0.72%) PowerShell
12 2 (0.72%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.36%) ES6
13 1 (0.36%) Perl
Qualifications
1 11 (3.99%) Degree
2 9 (3.26%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (0.72%) ISEB
3 2 (0.72%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.99%) QA
2 6 (2.17%) OpenSCAP
3 3 (1.09%) WCAG
System Software
1 95 (34.42%) Docker
2 6 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 16 (5.80%) Kubernetes
2 8 (2.90%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.09%) Ansible
3 3 (1.09%) Terraform
4 2 (0.72%) Grafana
4 2 (0.72%) Prometheus
4 2 (0.72%) Puppet
Vendors
1 70 (25.36%) Zend
2 12 (4.35%) Microsoft
3 11 (3.99%) Oracle
4 6 (2.17%) VMware
5 4 (1.45%) Red Hat
6 3 (1.09%) Adobe
6 3 (1.09%) Google
6 3 (1.09%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.72%) New Relic
7 2 (0.72%) PayPal
7 2 (0.72%) Sage
7 2 (0.72%) SaltStack
8 1 (0.36%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.36%) HubSpot
8 1 (0.36%) Instagram
8 1 (0.36%) Twitter
8 1 (0.36%) WooCommerce