The table below looks at the statistics for PHP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 13 12 23
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +11
Permanent jobs citing PHP 56 84 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 14.21% 18.06% 9.72%
As % of the Programming Languages category 24.03% 26.25% 15.83%
Number of salaries quoted 46 78 39
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £42,100
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
PHP
Merseyside

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Liverpool region.

Programming Languages Category
Liverpool
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
233 320 259
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 59.14% 68.82% 61.37%
Number of salaries quoted 190 300 242
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,200 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing PHP across the Liverpool region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

PHP Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

PHP
Salary Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PHP across the Liverpool region.

PHP Salary Trend in Liverpool

PHP
Salary Histogram in Liverpool

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PHP across the Liverpool region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

PHP Salary Histogram in Liverpool

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Liverpool region citing PHP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited PHP.

1 79 (81.44%) MySQL
2 59 (60.82%) HTML
3 57 (58.76%) JavaScript
4 49 (50.52%) CSS
5 44 (45.36%) OO
6 41 (42.27%) Zend
7 40 (41.24%) E-Commerce
7 40 (41.24%) MVC
8 39 (40.21%) OO PHP
9 29 (29.90%) Magento
10 27 (27.84%) Linux
11 25 (25.77%) Symfony
12 24 (24.74%) SOAP
13 23 (23.71%) Apache
13 23 (23.71%) TDD
13 23 (23.71%) Yii
14 21 (21.65%) jQuery
15 19 (19.59%) Unit Testing
15 19 (19.59%) Agile Software Development
15 19 (19.59%) Ajax
16 18 (18.56%) REST
16 18 (18.56%) Finance
17 13 (13.40%) OOP
18 12 (12.37%) Java
19 11 (11.34%) CodeIgniter
19 11 (11.34%) .NET
19 11 (11.34%) Retail
19 11 (11.34%) Analytical Skills
20 10 (10.31%) Microsoft
20 10 (10.31%) C#

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Liverpool region citing PHP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited PHP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 23 (23.71%) Apache
2 10 (10.31%) Umbraco
3 4 (4.12%) CMS
4 2 (2.06%) IIS
4 2 (2.06%) nginx
5 1 (1.03%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (8.25%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.09%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.03%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 29 (29.90%) Magento
2 7 (7.22%) Tridion
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (81.44%) MySQL
2 5 (5.15%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.15%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.06%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 7 (7.22%) Subversion
1 7 (7.22%) Visual Studio
2 6 (6.19%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.09%) Cucumber
3 3 (3.09%) PHPUnit
3 3 (3.09%) WebDriver
3 3 (3.09%) Selenium
4 1 (1.03%) eggPlant
4 1 (1.03%) Dreamweaver
General
1 18 (18.56%) Finance
2 11 (11.34%) Retail
3 3 (3.09%) Back Office
4 2 (2.06%) Games
4 2 (2.06%) Marketing
5 1 (1.03%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 78 (80.41%) Developer
2 53 (54.64%) PHP Developer
3 16 (16.49%) Web Developer
4 13 (13.40%) Magento Developer
5 12 (12.37%) PHP Web Developer
6 7 (7.22%) Solutions Architect
6 7 (7.22%) Software Developer
6 7 (7.22%) Architect
7 6 (6.19%) PHP Symfony Developer
8 5 (5.15%) .NET Developer
9 4 (4.12%) JavaScript Developer
9 4 (4.12%) PHP MySQL Developer
10 3 (3.09%) Team Leader
10 3 (3.09%) Technical Leader
11 2 (2.06%) HTML Developer
11 2 (2.06%) Systems Administrator
11 2 (2.06%) Administrator
11 2 (2.06%) Java Architect
11 2 (2.06%) Java Solutions Architect
11 2 (2.06%) PHP Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (60.82%) HTML
2 49 (50.52%) CSS
3 25 (25.77%) Symfony
4 24 (24.74%) SOAP
5 23 (23.71%) Yii
6 21 (21.65%) jQuery
7 19 (19.59%) Ajax
8 18 (18.56%) REST
9 11 (11.34%) CodeIgniter
9 11 (11.34%) .NET
10 10 (10.31%) ASP.NET
11 9 (9.28%) HTML5
11 9 (9.28%) Web Services
11 9 (9.28%) XML
12 8 (8.25%) CSS3
13 7 (7.22%) ASP.NET MVC 3
13 7 (7.22%) ASP.NET MVC
13 7 (7.22%) J2EE
14 6 (6.19%) Laravel
15 4 (4.12%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.34%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (8.25%) Mathematics
3 5 (5.15%) EPoS
4 3 (3.09%) Open Source
5 2 (2.06%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 27 (27.84%) Linux
2 1 (1.03%) Android
2 1 (1.03%) CentOS
2 1 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (1.03%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (45.36%) OO
2 40 (41.24%) E-Commerce
2 40 (41.24%) MVC
3 39 (40.21%) OO PHP
4 23 (23.71%) TDD
5 19 (19.59%) Unit Testing
5 19 (19.59%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (13.40%) OOP
7 9 (9.28%) Automated Testing
8 8 (8.25%) UML
8 8 (8.25%) Web Development
9 7 (7.22%) Content Management
9 7 (7.22%) Technical Architecture
10 6 (6.19%) Data Modelling
10 6 (6.19%) Refactoring
11 4 (4.12%) Waterfall
11 4 (4.12%) Mentoring
12 3 (3.09%) Agile Testing
12 3 (3.09%) Automation Testing
12 3 (3.09%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 57 (58.76%) JavaScript
2 12 (12.37%) Java
3 10 (10.31%) C#
4 8 (8.25%) SQL
5 7 (7.22%) Python
6 5 (5.15%) Ruby
6 5 (5.15%) VB.NET
7 3 (3.09%) PHP5
7 3 (3.09%) Perl
8 2 (2.06%) VB
9 1 (1.03%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.03%) C
9 1 (1.03%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (7.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (6.19%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.25%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.06%) Samba
1 2 (2.06%) VirtualBox
2 1 (1.03%) Squid
Systems Management
1 2 (2.06%) Nagios
2 1 (1.03%) SmokePing
2 1 (1.03%) Munin
2 1 (1.03%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 41 (42.27%) Zend
2 10 (10.31%) Microsoft
3 7 (7.22%) EPiServer
4 2 (2.06%) Rackspace
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