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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 13 13 4
Rank change year-on-year
0 -9
Permanent jobs citing PHP 41 66 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 11.05% 12.60% 21.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 21.24% 22.30% 34.54%
Number of salaries quoted 40 61 102
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £26,650
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £38,500 £46,750
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
193 296 304
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 52.02% 56.49% 62.81%
Number of salaries quoted 166 265 282
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,700 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 31 July 2015.

PHP Salary Histogram in Liverpool

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 56 (75.68%) HTML
2 54 (72.97%) MySQL
3 51 (68.92%) JavaScript
4 36 (48.65%) CSS
5 29 (39.19%) MVC
5 29 (39.19%) Symfony
6 28 (37.84%) Zend
7 25 (33.78%) OO PHP
8 21 (28.38%) jQuery
8 21 (28.38%) Yii
8 21 (28.38%) OO
9 20 (27.03%) OOP
10 17 (22.97%) Linux
10 17 (22.97%) Finance
10 17 (22.97%) HTML5
11 14 (18.92%) CSS3
11 14 (18.92%) E-Commerce
12 13 (17.57%) Laravel
12 13 (17.57%) Web Development
13 11 (14.86%) Ruby
14 10 (13.51%) CakePHP
14 10 (13.51%) WordPress
15 9 (12.16%) Content Management
15 9 (12.16%) Ruby on Rails
15 9 (12.16%) Magento
15 9 (12.16%) Git (software)
16 8 (10.81%) REST
16 8 (10.81%) Marketing
16 8 (10.81%) Unit Testing
17 7 (9.46%) Ajax

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 10 (13.51%) WordPress
2 5 (6.76%) Apache
2 5 (6.76%) CMS
3 4 (5.41%) Node.js
4 2 (2.70%) nginx
5 1 (1.35%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (6.76%) Photoshop
2 4 (5.41%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.35%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (12.16%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.41%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (72.97%) MySQL
2 2 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.35%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.35%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 9 (12.16%) Git (software)
2 6 (8.11%) PHPUnit
3 5 (6.76%) Subversion
4 3 (4.05%) Grunt
5 1 (1.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (22.97%) Finance
2 8 (10.81%) Marketing
3 5 (6.76%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.70%) Music Industry
5 1 (1.35%) Advertising
5 1 (1.35%) Games
5 1 (1.35%) Banking
5 1 (1.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 68 (91.89%) Developer
2 41 (55.41%) PHP Developer
3 17 (22.97%) Web Developer
4 12 (16.22%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 9 (12.16%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 7 (9.46%) Senior Developer
7 5 (6.76%) PHP Web Developer
8 4 (5.41%) Front-End Developer
8 4 (5.41%) Senior PHP Developer
9 3 (4.05%) Linux Administrator
9 3 (4.05%) PHP Symfony Developer
9 3 (4.05%) Administrator
10 2 (2.70%) Senior Web Developer
10 2 (2.70%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 2 (2.70%) Junior
10 2 (2.70%) Systems Administrator
10 2 (2.70%) Front-End Web Developer
11 1 (1.35%) Designer
11 1 (1.35%) Build Engineer
11 1 (1.35%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (75.68%) HTML
2 36 (48.65%) CSS
3 29 (39.19%) Symfony
4 21 (28.38%) jQuery
4 21 (28.38%) Yii
5 17 (22.97%) HTML5
6 14 (18.92%) CSS3
7 13 (17.57%) Laravel
8 10 (13.51%) CakePHP
9 9 (12.16%) Ruby on Rails
10 8 (10.81%) REST
11 7 (9.46%) Ajax
12 6 (8.11%) SOAP
13 5 (6.76%) Sass
14 4 (5.41%) AngularJS
14 4 (5.41%) Web Services
14 4 (5.41%) LAMP
15 2 (2.70%) XML
15 2 (2.70%) CodeIgniter
15 2 (2.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.35%) EPoS
1 1 (1.35%) Computer Science
1 1 (1.35%) User Experience
1 1 (1.35%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (1.35%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 17 (22.97%) Linux
2 3 (4.05%) CentOS
3 2 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (2.70%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.70%) Debian
3 2 (2.70%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (39.19%) MVC
2 25 (33.78%) OO PHP
3 21 (28.38%) OO
4 20 (27.03%) OOP
5 14 (18.92%) E-Commerce
6 13 (17.57%) Web Development
7 9 (12.16%) Content Management
8 8 (10.81%) Unit Testing
9 7 (9.46%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (9.46%) TDD
10 6 (8.11%) Web Design
10 6 (8.11%) SEO
11 4 (5.41%) Scrum
11 4 (5.41%) BDD
12 3 (4.05%) Continuous Integration
13 2 (2.70%) Android Development
13 2 (2.70%) iOS Development
13 2 (2.70%) Open Source
13 2 (2.70%) OOD
13 2 (2.70%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (68.92%) JavaScript
2 11 (14.86%) Ruby
3 6 (8.11%) C++
3 6 (8.11%) PHP5
3 6 (8.11%) Bash Shell
4 5 (6.76%) Java
4 5 (6.76%) Python
5 3 (4.05%) Perl
6 2 (2.70%) SQL
6 2 (2.70%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.70%) Lua
7 1 (1.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (1.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.70%) Samba
1 2 (2.70%) Squid
2 1 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.70%) Nagios
1 2 (2.70%) Munin
1 2 (2.70%) Zenoss
1 2 (2.70%) SmokePing
Vendors
1 28 (37.84%) Zend
2 4 (5.41%) Adobe
3 1 (1.35%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.35%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.35%) Perforce
3 1 (1.35%) VMware
3 1 (1.35%) Eloqua
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