The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for PHP 5 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited PHP 5 over the 3 months to 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PHP 5
North West / Manchester
Rank 203 175 185
Rank change year-on-year -28 +10  
Permanent jobs citing PHP 5 2 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.051% 0.12% 0.054%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.085% 0.23% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 2
Median salary £42,500 £35,000 £27,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.42% +29.62%  
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year -7.14% +7.69%  

PHP 5 is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Manchester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 2344 1753 1934
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 60.24% 52.82% 52.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1985 1488 1697
Median salary £42,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.17% +13.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.46% +1.25%  

PHP 5
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester citing PHP 5 as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for PHP 5 in Manchester

PHP 5
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PHP 5 in Manchester.

Salary trend for PHP 5 in Manchester

PHP 5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, IT jobs citing PHP 5 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 5.

1 11 (100.00%) PHP
1 11 (100.00%) MySQL
2 10 (90.91%) Linux
3 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (54.55%) Symfony
4 6 (54.55%) Zend
4 6 (54.55%) Web Development
4 6 (54.55%) Git (software)
4 6 (54.55%) Laravel
5 5 (45.45%) WordPress
5 5 (45.45%) Mentoring
5 5 (45.45%) Linux Command Line
5 5 (45.45%) Scrum
5 5 (45.45%) Subversion
5 5 (45.45%) CSS
5 5 (45.45%) HTML
6 3 (27.27%) OO
6 3 (27.27%) MVC
6 3 (27.27%) LAMP
6 3 (27.27%) CodeIgniter
7 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
7 2 (18.18%) TDD
7 2 (18.18%) Games
7 2 (18.18%) Apache
7 2 (18.18%) OO PHP
8 1 (9.09%) User Experience
8 1 (9.09%) PlayStation
8 1 (9.09%) Agile Project Management
8 1 (9.09%) Web Application Development
8 1 (9.09%) PHPUnit

PHP 5
Top Related 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 5 (45.45%) WordPress
2 2 (18.18%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (100.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (54.55%) Git (software)
2 5 (45.45%) Subversion
3 1 (9.09%) PHPUnit
General
1 2 (18.18%) Games
2 1 (9.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Developer
1 11 (100.00%) PHP Developer
2 5 (45.45%) Senior Developer
2 5 (45.45%) Senior PHP Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Senior Software Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Software Developer
4 1 (9.09%) PHP Web Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) Laravel
1 6 (54.55%) Symfony
2 5 (45.45%) CSS
2 5 (45.45%) HTML
3 3 (27.27%) CodeIgniter
3 3 (27.27%) LAMP
4 1 (9.09%) CakePHP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (9.09%) PlayStation
2 1 (9.09%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (54.55%) Web Development
3 5 (45.45%) Mentoring
3 5 (45.45%) Scrum
4 3 (27.27%) MVC
4 3 (27.27%) OO
5 2 (18.18%) OO PHP
5 2 (18.18%) TDD
5 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Agile Project Management
6 1 (9.09%) BDD
6 1 (9.09%) Creative Marketing
6 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
6 1 (9.09%) OOP
6 1 (9.09%) Project Management
6 1 (9.09%) Project Planning
6 1 (9.09%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) PHP
2 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Zend