Php Developer

Development & Design | £40k - 50k per year | England, Greater Manchester, Manchester

PHP web developer – Manchester £40,000 – £50,000

My client have been established since 2007 as a dedicated eCommerce retailer in dance wear and have recently won Northern eCommerce Award for Best ECommerce Website of the Year in the Sports, Leisure and Toys category.They have grown to be the biggest dance wear retailer in Europe, introduced our own comprehensive range of high-quality dance apparel and expanded into many new markets including teacher sales, costumes and gymnastics. We are committed to delivering dancers whatever they need to follow their passion.

The Role In A Nutshell

The current development team play a pivotal role in the business through the ongoing development of our very successful customer facing website as well as in-house systems. This new role is being created as part of our continuous expansion.

We are looking for a web developer with 4-8 years’ experience in eCommerce web development, frontend web solutions, backend web solutions, relational database design, Bootstrap 3 and the development and consumption of RESTful APIs.

You will report into our Head of technology, being responsible for all phases of the software lifecycle and taking ownership of solutions from inception, through to delivery and maintenance. A 30/70 frontend/backend balance would be a good fit.

We pride ourselves on our ability to quickly respond to business opportunities and to leverage beneficial technologies in order to maintain our lead position in our marketplace. You will play a pivotal role in helping to progress the business wide projects, and hence the further success of the business.

What Our Team Needs and What You Will Be Doing

      Be responsible for all phases of the software lifecycle.

Take ownership of solutions from inception, through to delivery and maintenance.

Effectively manage own time between ongoing tasks.

Design and develop high quality, well-documented and comprehensible code.

Support your own developments as well as perform general bug-fixes, enhancements and maintenance as required.

Learn and familiarise yourself with existing code and platforms.

Adhere to development policies and standards.

Communicate to a high standard, both written and verbally.

Work with both technical and non-technical teams.

Work independently and within a team.

Use own initiative to solve problems.

Proactively initiate and drive process improvements.

Report progress and flag issues in a timely manner.

You’ll definitely have:


MySQL / MariaDB

E-commerce development


HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, jQuery

Version Control

Ideally, you’ll also have:


XML, SOAP Web Services

osCommerce knowledge

Bootstrap CSS framework

Payment gateway experience

Unix admin


What We Offer You

We care about our team and know that in order for you to thrive you need to be financially set, have the ability to live as well as work, have the tools to grow and learn and the support to be healthy and active. To help you do this we will offer you:

  • A competitive salary based on experience
  • Company pension
  • Flexible working
  • Access to training
  • Bright, airy, modern environment to work and rest in
  • Free on-site gym
  • Free on-site parking
  • 35% staff discount on dancewear products
  • A free shuttle service between the Manchester Airport Station and our uni

How to apply for PHP Web Developer

If you fit the above criteria, then please send your CV to

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