Period
to 26 May 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 26 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
North West > Manchester
6 months to
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 21 23 26
Rank change year-on-year +2 +3 -5
Permanent jobs citing PHP 753 768 514
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 10.56% 9.80% 7.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.07% 16.07% 14.45%
Number of salaries quoted 679 642 447
Manchester median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +6.06%
10th Percentile £28,000 £26,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £55,500
North West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +4.48%

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 4,412 4,780 3,558
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 61.86% 61.01% 53.05%
Number of salaries quoted 3,775 4,142 3,078
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,750 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £60,000
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.96%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 +30 65 £42,500 +46.55% 7
Wigan +13 19 £40,250 +23.85% 3
Rochdale +7 15 £43,000 -18.87% 1
Cheadle +10 13 £37,500 -12.79% 2
Altrincham -10 8 £36,250 +20.83% 2
Salford +4 6 £45,625 +7.35% 4
Sale +4 3 £35,000 +52.17%
Bolton 0 2 £45,000 +91.49%
Oldham -11 2 - -
Bury -26 2 £35,000 -2.78% 3
Ashton-under-Lyne - 1 £35,000 -
PHP
North West

For the 6 months to 26 May 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.

1 444 (58.96%) JavaScript
2 421 (55.91%) MySQL
3 387 (51.39%) HTML
4 363 (48.21%) CSS
5 279 (37.05%) MVC
6 278 (36.92%) Agile Software Development
7 234 (31.08%) Java
8 223 (29.61%) Laravel
9 189 (25.10%) Git (software)
10 188 (24.97%) E-Commerce
11 179 (23.77%) jQuery
12 174 (23.11%) Web Development
13 161 (21.38%) OOP
14 156 (20.72%) AngularJS
15 152 (20.19%) Linux
16 146 (19.39%) Symfony
17 144 (19.12%) React
18 136 (18.06%) OO
19 125 (16.60%) Scrum
20 124 (16.47%) Software Engineering
21 119 (15.80%) Node.js
21 119 (15.80%) Front End Development
22 116 (15.41%) Advertising
23 115 (15.27%) HTML5
24 110 (14.61%) TDD
25 108 (14.34%) SQL
26 107 (14.21%) Web Services
27 101 (13.41%) Zend
28 99 (13.15%) LAMP
29 97 (12.88%) 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 85 (11.29%) Apache
2 56 (7.44%) WordPress
3 36 (4.78%) nginx
4 27 (3.59%) CMS
5 22 (2.92%) Drupal
6 9 (1.20%) Confluence
7 4 (0.53%) Apache Pig
7 4 (0.53%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (0.40%) Moodle
9 1 (0.13%) ColdFusion
9 1 (0.13%) concrete5
9 1 (0.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 26 (3.45%) Photoshop
2 10 (1.33%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (0.40%) Fireworks
3 3 (0.40%) GIMP
3 3 (0.40%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.27%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.13%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 85 (11.29%) Magento
2 4 (0.53%) Shopify
3 2 (0.27%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.13%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.13%) OpenCart
4 1 (0.13%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 87 (11.55%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (4.52%) SaaS
3 28 (3.72%) GitHub
4 23 (3.05%) Cloud Computing
5 21 (2.79%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 14 (1.86%) Microsoft Azure
7 12 (1.59%) Google Cloud Platform
7 12 (1.59%) Twilio
8 8 (1.06%) Google App Engine
9 6 (0.80%) AWS Lambda
9 6 (0.80%) CloudFront
9 6 (0.80%) Serverless
10 4 (0.53%) Google Analytics
10 4 (0.53%) npm
11 3 (0.40%) AdWords
11 3 (0.40%) Heroku
12 1 (0.13%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 1 (0.13%) Google Compute Engine
12 1 (0.13%) Google Tag Manager
12 1 (0.13%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 30 (3.98%) HTTP
2 21 (2.79%) SSL
3 15 (1.99%) Firewall
4 13 (1.73%) Broadband
5 12 (1.59%) Ethernet
5 12 (1.59%) VoIP
5 12 (1.59%) VPN
6 10 (1.33%) BGP
6 10 (1.33%) DNS
6 10 (1.33%) HSRP
6 10 (1.33%) IPv6
6 10 (1.33%) MRTG
6 10 (1.33%) OSPF
6 10 (1.33%) SNMP
6 10 (1.33%) TACACS
6 10 (1.33%) VLAN
6 10 (1.33%) VRRP
6 10 (1.33%) Wi-Fi
7 9 (1.20%) Asterisk PBX
8 7 (0.93%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 421 (55.91%) MySQL
2 40 (5.31%) NoSQL
3 30 (3.98%) Redis
3 30 (3.98%) SQL Server
4 23 (3.05%) Data Warehouse
5 14 (1.86%) MongoDB
6 13 (1.73%) PostgreSQL
6 13 (1.73%) Relational Database
7 9 (1.20%) RDBMS
8 7 (0.93%) Big Data
9 6 (0.80%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 6 (0.80%) Hadoop
10 4 (0.53%) Apache Hive
10 4 (0.53%) Data Mining
11 3 (0.40%) Amazon Redshift
12 2 (0.27%) Amazon RDS
12 2 (0.27%) Couchbase
13 1 (0.13%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 189 (25.10%) Git (software)
2 35 (4.65%) Subversion
3 24 (3.19%) Selenium
4 23 (3.05%) Grunt
5 22 (2.92%) JIRA
6 19 (2.52%) PHPUnit
7 17 (2.26%) gulp
7 17 (2.26%) JUnit
8 15 (1.99%) webpack
9 11 (1.46%) Bitbucket
9 11 (1.46%) Jasmine
10 8 (1.06%) Axure RP
10 8 (1.06%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 8 (1.06%) Mercurial
10 8 (1.06%) Vagrant
11 6 (0.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 6 (0.80%) Jenkins
11 6 (0.80%) Maven
12 5 (0.66%) Visual Studio
12 5 (0.66%) Xcode
General
1 116 (15.41%) Advertising
2 57 (7.57%) Retail
3 56 (7.44%) Finance
4 44 (5.84%) Marketing
5 18 (2.39%) Banking
5 18 (2.39%) Games
6 17 (2.26%) Legal
7 16 (2.12%) Telecoms
8 10 (1.33%) Automotive
9 7 (0.93%) Back Office
10 3 (0.40%) Law
10 3 (0.40%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.27%) Electronics
12 1 (0.13%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.13%) German Language
Job Titles
1 582 (77.29%) Developer
2 327 (43.43%) PHP Developer
3 109 (14.48%) Senior Developer
4 72 (9.56%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 59 (7.84%) Senior PHP Developer
6 42 (5.58%) Software Engineer
7 39 (5.18%) Magento Developer
7 39 (5.18%) Web Developer
8 36 (4.78%) JavaScript Developer
9 29 (3.85%) Software Developer
10 27 (3.59%) Architect
11 26 (3.45%) Java Engineer
12 25 (3.32%) Java Software Engineer
13 24 (3.19%) Designer
14 23 (3.05%) Java Architect
15 22 (2.92%) Lead Software Engineer
16 21 (2.79%) HTML Developer
17 20 (2.66%) Full Stack Developer
17 20 (2.66%) Junior
17 20 (2.66%) PHP Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 387 (51.39%) HTML
2 363 (48.21%) CSS
3 223 (29.61%) Laravel
4 179 (23.77%) jQuery
5 156 (20.72%) AngularJS
6 146 (19.39%) Symfony
7 144 (19.12%) React
8 119 (15.80%) Node.js
9 115 (15.27%) HTML5
10 107 (14.21%) Web Services
11 99 (13.15%) LAMP
12 97 (12.88%) CSS3
13 93 (12.35%) RESTful
14 88 (11.69%) REST
15 78 (10.36%) XML
16 72 (9.56%) Spring
17 70 (9.30%) Ajax
18 68 (9.03%) JSON
19 58 (7.70%) SOAP
20 55 (7.30%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 67 (8.90%) User Experience
2 59 (7.84%) Mobile App
3 57 (7.57%) Greenfield Project
4 33 (4.38%) Self-Motivation
5 27 (3.59%) Computer Science
6 26 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
7 25 (3.32%) Enterprise Software
8 15 (1.99%) Xbox
9 9 (1.20%) Blog
10 7 (0.93%) Cyberattack
10 7 (0.93%) Renewable Energy
10 7 (0.93%) Social Media
11 6 (0.80%) Algorithms
11 6 (0.80%) Data Structures
11 6 (0.80%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 6 (0.80%) Fintech
12 5 (0.66%) Data Centre
12 5 (0.66%) Minimum Viable Product
12 5 (0.66%) Wiki
13 3 (0.40%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 152 (20.19%) Linux
2 29 (3.85%) Apple iOS
2 29 (3.85%) Unix
3 28 (3.72%) Android
4 20 (2.66%) Debian
5 19 (2.52%) Windows
6 15 (1.99%) CentOS
7 4 (0.53%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.27%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.27%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.13%) Kali Linux
9 1 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 279 (37.05%) MVC
2 278 (36.92%) Agile Software Development
3 188 (24.97%) E-Commerce
4 174 (23.11%) Web Development
5 161 (21.38%) OOP
6 136 (18.06%) OO
7 125 (16.60%) Scrum
8 124 (16.47%) Software Engineering
9 119 (15.80%) Front End Development
10 110 (14.61%) TDD
11 89 (11.82%) Mentoring
12 83 (11.02%) OO PHP
12 83 (11.02%) Test Automation
13 70 (9.30%) Open Source
14 57 (7.57%) DevOps
15 49 (6.51%) Continuous Integration
16 45 (5.98%) Kanban
17 44 (5.84%) Problem-Solving
18 43 (5.71%) Responsive Web Design
19 42 (5.58%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 444 (58.96%) JavaScript
2 234 (31.08%) Java
3 108 (14.34%) SQL
4 91 (12.08%) Python
5 61 (8.10%) Ruby
6 56 (7.44%) Perl
7 51 (6.77%) C#
8 35 (4.65%) T-SQL
9 27 (3.59%) Java 8
10 25 (3.32%) Go
11 23 (3.05%) C
12 22 (2.92%) ES6
13 15 (1.99%) Bash Shell
13 15 (1.99%) C++
14 14 (1.86%) Objective-C
15 13 (1.73%) Shell Script
16 7 (0.93%) PowerShell
16 7 (0.93%) TypeScript
17 6 (0.80%) PHP 7
18 5 (0.66%) R
Qualifications
1 41 (5.44%) Degree
2 21 (2.79%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (1.33%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (1.33%) Master's Degree
4 7 (0.93%) DV Cleared
4 7 (0.93%) Security Cleared
5 6 (0.80%) CCNP
5 6 (0.80%) JNCIP
5 6 (0.80%) SANS
6 5 (0.66%) CISSP
7 4 (0.53%) CCNA
7 4 (0.53%) CompTIA Security+
7 4 (0.53%) GIAC
7 4 (0.53%) Linux+ Certification
7 4 (0.53%) MCSE
7 4 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (0.53%) Network+ Certification
7 4 (0.53%) SSCP
8 3 (0.40%) HND
8 3 (0.40%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (4.78%) QA
2 14 (1.86%) PCI DSS
3 10 (1.33%) Web Application Security Consortium
4 7 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.53%) GCP
6 1 (0.13%) COBIT
6 1 (0.13%) GPG13
6 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (0.13%) SLA
System Software
1 49 (6.51%) Docker
2 13 (1.73%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.53%) vSphere
4 3 (0.40%) LXC
5 1 (0.13%) Varnish
5 1 (0.13%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.13%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 40 (5.31%) Puppet
2 26 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (1.46%) Nagios
4 10 (1.33%) Cacti
4 10 (1.33%) OpenNMS
4 10 (1.33%) RANCID
4 10 (1.33%) SCCM
5 9 (1.20%) Kubernetes
6 6 (0.80%) Ansible
7 4 (0.53%) Salt
7 4 (0.53%) SCOM
8 2 (0.27%) WebInspect
9 1 (0.13%) CSIRT
9 1 (0.13%) Nessus
9 1 (0.13%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 101 (13.41%) Zend
2 46 (6.11%) Oracle
3 34 (4.52%) Google
4 15 (1.99%) Microsoft
4 15 (1.99%) WooCommerce
5 13 (1.73%) Twitter
6 11 (1.46%) Adobe
6 11 (1.46%) Cisco
6 11 (1.46%) Ericsson
6 11 (1.46%) Huawei
6 11 (1.46%) Juniper
7 10 (1.33%) Capita
8 9 (1.20%) Facebook
9 8 (1.06%) HP
9 8 (1.06%) Red Hat
10 6 (0.80%) Salesforce.com
11 5 (0.66%) Remedy
11 5 (0.66%) ServiceNow
12 4 (0.53%) Foundry
12 4 (0.53%) ZyXEL