Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
North West > Manchester
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 22 27
Rank change year-on-year +2 +5 +1
Permanent jobs citing PHP 812 637 530
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 10.22% 8.49% 7.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.59% 14.68% 14.36%
Number of salaries quoted 715 568 473
Manchester median annual salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.67% +7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,000 £24,250
90th Percentile £55,000 £60,000 £52,500
North West median annual salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +2.67% +7.14% +7.69%

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 4615 4339 3691
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 58.06% 57.85% 49.70%
Number of salaries quoted 3930 3837 3232
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,000
90th Percentile £61,750 £61,250 £55,250
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017. 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 +11 46 £40,000 +23.08% 7
Wigan +2 26 £32,500 +25.00%
Bury +10 13 £27,500 -16.67%
Altrincham -24 13 £33,750 -10.00% 4
Bolton +6 10 £43,500 +24.29%
Cheadle - 7 £42,500 - 3
Salford -10 5 £41,250 +3.13% 1
Oldham +6 4 £40,000 +14.29% 2
Rochdale +4 3 £60,000 - 4
Sale +1 2 £37,500 -16.67% 1
PHP
North West

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT jobs citing PHP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for PHP.

1 512 (63.05%) JavaScript
2 475 (58.50%) HTML
3 454 (55.91%) CSS
4 386 (47.54%) MySQL
5 319 (39.29%) jQuery
6 258 (31.77%) Agile Software Development
7 248 (30.54%) Web Development
8 241 (29.68%) MVC
9 233 (28.69%) E-Commerce
10 192 (23.65%) HTML5
11 189 (23.28%) Laravel
11 189 (23.28%) OO
12 177 (21.80%) OOP
13 175 (21.55%) Git (software)
14 163 (20.07%) Java
15 156 (19.21%) Linux
16 146 (17.98%) AngularJS
17 144 (17.73%) SQL
18 133 (16.38%) Front End Development
19 130 (16.01%) Web Services
20 127 (15.64%) CSS3
21 124 (15.27%) Symfony
22 123 (15.15%) Retail
23 119 (14.66%) Node.js
24 117 (14.41%) Magento
25 112 (13.79%) Sass
26 110 (13.55%) Amazon AWS
27 106 (13.05%) Zend
28 101 (12.44%) DevOps
29 98 (12.07%) Advertising

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 84 (10.34%) WordPress
2 81 (9.98%) Apache
3 39 (4.80%) CMS
4 27 (3.33%) IIS
4 27 (3.33%) nginx
5 23 (2.83%) Drupal
6 20 (2.46%) Apache Solr
7 19 (2.34%) Elasticsearch
8 13 (1.60%) Joomla!
9 9 (1.11%) Confluence
10 4 (0.49%) OpenStack
11 3 (0.37%) concrete5
11 3 (0.37%) Sitecore CMS
11 3 (0.37%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.12%) ColdFusion
12 1 (0.12%) ExpressionEngine
12 1 (0.12%) Umbraco
Applications
1 34 (4.19%) Photoshop
2 27 (3.33%) FileZilla
3 12 (1.48%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 10 (1.23%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (0.37%) GIMP
5 3 (0.37%) Microsoft Excel
6 2 (0.25%) FreeHand
7 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 117 (14.41%) Magento
2 25 (3.08%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.12%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 110 (13.55%) Amazon AWS
2 44 (5.42%) GitHub
3 33 (4.06%) Microsoft Azure
4 24 (2.96%) Google Cloud Platform
5 19 (2.34%) Cloud Computing
5 19 (2.34%) Google App Engine
6 17 (2.09%) Sage Pay
7 13 (1.60%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 9 (1.11%) Amazon SQS
9 8 (0.99%) AWS Lambda
9 8 (0.99%) Serverless
10 7 (0.86%) SaaS
11 6 (0.74%) Amazon EC2
11 6 (0.74%) Google Play
11 6 (0.74%) Route 53
12 5 (0.62%) IaaS
12 5 (0.62%) PaaS
13 4 (0.49%) AWS CloudFormation
13 4 (0.49%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 4 (0.49%) Firebase
Communications & Networking
1 38 (4.68%) HTTP
2 27 (3.33%) FTP
2 27 (3.33%) SMTP
3 17 (2.09%) SSL
4 12 (1.48%) Internet
5 5 (0.62%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (0.49%) BGP
6 4 (0.49%) Broadband
6 4 (0.49%) DNS
6 4 (0.49%) Ethernet
6 4 (0.49%) Firewall
6 4 (0.49%) IPv6
6 4 (0.49%) LLU
6 4 (0.49%) OSPF
6 4 (0.49%) SNMP
6 4 (0.49%) TACACS
6 4 (0.49%) VLAN
6 4 (0.49%) VoIP
6 4 (0.49%) VPN
6 4 (0.49%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 386 (47.54%) MySQL
2 49 (6.03%) NoSQL
3 29 (3.57%) Redis
4 25 (3.08%) SQL Server
5 15 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
6 13 (1.60%) Data Warehouse
7 12 (1.48%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 12 (1.48%) Relational Database
8 10 (1.23%) Big Data
8 10 (1.23%) MongoDB
9 5 (0.62%) DB2
9 5 (0.62%) MariaDB
9 5 (0.62%) phpMyAdmin
9 5 (0.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (0.49%) GIS
10 4 (0.49%) SQLite
11 3 (0.37%) CouchDB
12 2 (0.25%) RDBMS
13 1 (0.12%) Apache Cassandra
13 1 (0.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 175 (21.55%) Git (software)
2 42 (5.17%) Subversion
3 41 (5.05%) Jenkins
4 36 (4.43%) JIRA
5 34 (4.19%) PHPUnit
6 32 (3.94%) Vagrant
7 26 (3.20%) Grunt
7 26 (3.20%) gulp
8 22 (2.71%) Bitbucket
9 20 (2.46%) Codeception
10 18 (2.22%) Selenium
11 13 (1.60%) Gradle
12 10 (1.23%) Jasmine
13 8 (0.99%) Xcode
14 7 (0.86%) Xdebug
15 6 (0.74%) JUnit
16 5 (0.62%) Maven
16 5 (0.62%) PostCSS
17 4 (0.49%) Calabash
17 4 (0.49%) WebDriver
General
1 123 (15.15%) Retail
2 98 (12.07%) Advertising
3 56 (6.90%) Marketing
4 55 (6.77%) Finance
5 30 (3.69%) Telecoms
6 24 (2.96%) Manufacturing
7 18 (2.22%) Electronics
8 10 (1.23%) Automotive
9 9 (1.11%) Legal
10 8 (0.99%) Banking
11 7 (0.86%) Games
12 4 (0.49%) Publishing
13 1 (0.12%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.12%) Back Office
13 1 (0.12%) Law
13 1 (0.12%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 665 (81.90%) Developer
2 375 (46.18%) PHP Developer
3 135 (16.63%) Senior Developer
4 109 (13.42%) Senior PHP Developer
5 108 (13.30%) Web Developer
6 97 (11.95%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 74 (9.11%) JavaScript Developer
8 49 (6.03%) Lead Developer
9 47 (5.79%) Junior
10 45 (5.54%) HTML Developer
11 43 (5.30%) Junior Developer
12 40 (4.93%) Lead PHP Developer
13 37 (4.56%) Magento Developer
14 36 (4.43%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 36 (4.43%) HTML CSS Developer
15 30 (3.69%) Full Stack Developer
16 29 (3.57%) PHP Web Developer
17 26 (3.20%) Java Developer
18 25 (3.08%) Software Developer
19 24 (2.96%) Cloud Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 475 (58.50%) HTML
2 454 (55.91%) CSS
3 319 (39.29%) jQuery
4 192 (23.65%) HTML5
5 189 (23.28%) Laravel
6 146 (17.98%) AngularJS
7 130 (16.01%) Web Services
8 127 (15.64%) CSS3
9 124 (15.27%) Symfony
10 119 (14.66%) Node.js
11 112 (13.79%) Sass
12 94 (11.58%) JSON
13 87 (10.71%) React
14 86 (10.59%) LAMP
15 82 (10.10%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 78 (9.61%) REST
17 77 (9.48%) Ajax
18 71 (8.74%) RESTful
19 70 (8.62%) XML
20 51 (6.28%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 74 (9.11%) User Experience
2 51 (6.28%) iPad
3 45 (5.54%) Greenfield Project
4 41 (5.05%) Mobile App
5 38 (4.68%) Computer Science
6 34 (4.19%) Analytical Skills
7 25 (3.08%) Enterprise Software
8 13 (1.60%) Blog
8 13 (1.60%) Cyber Attack
8 13 (1.60%) Xbox
9 10 (1.23%) Management Information System
10 8 (0.99%) Data Structures
10 8 (0.99%) Digital Signage
10 8 (0.99%) Replication
11 5 (0.62%) Fintech
11 5 (0.62%) Social Media
12 4 (0.49%) Algorithms
12 4 (0.49%) Clustering
12 4 (0.49%) Data Centre
12 4 (0.49%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 156 (19.21%) Linux
2 38 (4.68%) Unix
3 37 (4.56%) Android
4 23 (2.83%) Apple iOS
5 18 (2.22%) Windows
6 15 (1.85%) Ubuntu
7 7 (0.86%) Debian
7 7 (0.86%) Windows Server
8 6 (0.74%) CentOS
9 2 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.12%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 258 (31.77%) Agile Software Development
2 248 (30.54%) Web Development
3 241 (29.68%) MVC
4 233 (28.69%) E-Commerce
5 189 (23.28%) OO
6 177 (21.80%) OOP
7 133 (16.38%) Front End Development
8 101 (12.44%) DevOps
9 95 (11.70%) TDD
10 91 (11.21%) Scrum
11 90 (11.08%) OO PHP
12 89 (10.96%) Software Engineering
13 77 (9.48%) Mentoring
14 59 (7.27%) Continuous Integration
15 55 (6.77%) Project Management
16 50 (6.16%) Open Source
17 47 (5.79%) Test Automation
18 41 (5.05%) BDD
19 36 (4.43%) SEO
20 35 (4.31%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 512 (63.05%) JavaScript
2 163 (20.07%) Java
3 144 (17.73%) SQL
4 66 (8.13%) Python
5 61 (7.51%) Ruby
6 55 (6.77%) T-SQL
7 39 (4.80%) C#
8 29 (3.57%) VBScript
9 22 (2.71%) Perl
10 20 (2.46%) PHP 7
11 17 (2.09%) Bash Shell
12 16 (1.97%) Go
13 15 (1.85%) PHP 5
14 13 (1.60%) C
15 10 (1.23%) ES6
16 9 (1.11%) C++
17 8 (0.99%) Apple Swift
18 7 (0.86%) Objective-C
19 6 (0.74%) VB
20 5 (0.62%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 61 (7.51%) Degree
2 21 (2.59%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (0.99%) ISTQB
4 6 (0.74%) ISEB
5 5 (0.62%) HND
5 5 (0.62%) Master's Degree
6 3 (0.37%) DV Cleared
6 3 (0.37%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.12%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (4.43%) QA
2 12 (1.48%) GCP
3 6 (0.74%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.62%) Web Application Security Consortium
System Software
1 36 (4.43%) Docker
2 5 (0.62%) Varnish
3 4 (0.49%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.25%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.12%) Firmware
5 1 (0.12%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 44 (5.42%) Puppet
2 23 (2.83%) Kubernetes
3 20 (2.46%) Capistrano
4 15 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (1.23%) Ansible
6 7 (0.86%) Terraform
7 5 (0.62%) Nagios
8 4 (0.49%) Cacti
8 4 (0.49%) OpenNMS
8 4 (0.49%) RANCID
8 4 (0.49%) SCCM
8 4 (0.49%) SCOM
9 1 (0.12%) Cobbler
9 1 (0.12%) Prometheus
9 1 (0.12%) Salt
9 1 (0.12%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 106 (13.05%) Zend
2 38 (4.68%) Oracle
3 35 (4.31%) Google
4 28 (3.45%) PayPal
5 25 (3.08%) Adobe
6 18 (2.22%) SAP
7 15 (1.85%) CyberSource
8 11 (1.35%) Microsoft
9 9 (1.11%) Twitter
10 8 (0.99%) Apple
10 8 (0.99%) Percona
11 6 (0.74%) VMware
12 5 (0.62%) Facebook
12 5 (0.62%) Sage
13 4 (0.49%) Atlassian
13 4 (0.49%) Brocade
13 4 (0.49%) Foundry
13 4 (0.49%) Huawei
13 4 (0.49%) Red Hat
13 4 (0.49%) ZyXEL