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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 15 9 45
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +36
Permanent jobs citing PHP 44 80 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 10.38% 16.99% 3.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.96% 30.08% 5.17%
Number of salaries quoted 39 79 16
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +35.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £39,800 £50,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
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
245 266 329
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 57.78% 56.48% 66.33%
Number of salaries quoted 209 243 303
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,805
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +11.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 23 September 2014.

PHP Salary Histogram in Liverpool

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 86 (70.49%) MySQL
2 72 (59.02%) HTML
3 64 (52.46%) JavaScript
4 56 (45.90%) OO
5 55 (45.08%) CSS
6 47 (38.52%) Zend
7 43 (35.25%) OO PHP
8 40 (32.79%) E-Commerce
9 39 (31.97%) MVC
10 36 (29.51%) Linux
11 33 (27.05%) SQL
12 30 (24.59%) Agile Software Development
13 28 (22.95%) jQuery
14 27 (22.13%) Magento
15 24 (19.67%) HTML5
16 22 (18.03%) TDD
16 22 (18.03%) Symfony
17 19 (15.57%) Ajax
18 18 (14.75%) CodeIgniter
19 16 (13.11%) Apache
19 16 (13.11%) Web Development
20 15 (12.30%) Java
21 14 (11.48%) Retail
21 14 (11.48%) Unit Testing
22 13 (10.66%) Analytical Skills
23 12 (9.84%) J2EE
23 12 (9.84%) Oracle
24 11 (9.02%) C++
24 11 (9.02%) STL
24 11 (9.02%) EPoS

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 16 (13.11%) Apache
2 9 (7.38%) Liferay
3 2 (1.64%) WordPress
3 2 (1.64%) Drupal
4 1 (0.82%) Jetty
4 1 (0.82%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.82%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (7.38%) FastStats
2 3 (2.46%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.82%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 27 (22.13%) Magento
2 1 (0.82%) Tridion
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (70.49%) MySQL
2 11 (9.02%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (7.38%) Oracle Database 11g
3 9 (7.38%) Pentaho
3 9 (7.38%) Oracle Database
3 9 (7.38%) SQL Server
3 9 (7.38%) Crystal Reports
3 9 (7.38%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (6.56%) Subversion
2 6 (4.92%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.82%) WebDriver
3 1 (0.82%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.82%) eggPlant
3 1 (0.82%) Maven
3 1 (0.82%) JIRA
3 1 (0.82%) Selenium
3 1 (0.82%) Ant
3 1 (0.82%) JUnit
3 1 (0.82%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.82%) Log4j
General
1 14 (11.48%) Retail
2 3 (2.46%) Finance
2 3 (2.46%) Online Betting
3 2 (1.64%) Games
3 2 (1.64%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 98 (80.33%) Developer
2 74 (60.66%) PHP Developer
3 16 (13.11%) Web Developer
4 13 (10.66%) Team Leader
4 13 (10.66%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 12 (9.84%) Magento Developer
6 9 (7.38%) Applications Support Engineer
6 9 (7.38%) C++ Developer
6 9 (7.38%) Support Engineer
6 9 (7.38%) Applications Support
7 7 (5.74%) PHP Web Developer
8 6 (4.92%) Senior PHP Developer
8 6 (4.92%) Senior Developer
9 4 (3.28%) Web Team Leader
9 4 (3.28%) Senior PHP Web Developer
9 4 (3.28%) PHP Magento Developer
9 4 (3.28%) Software Developer
9 4 (3.28%) Senior Web Developer
10 3 (2.46%) Development Team Leader
10 3 (2.46%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (59.02%) HTML
2 55 (45.08%) CSS
3 28 (22.95%) jQuery
4 24 (19.67%) HTML5
5 22 (18.03%) Symfony
6 19 (15.57%) Ajax
7 18 (14.75%) CodeIgniter
8 12 (9.84%) J2EE
9 11 (9.02%) STL
10 10 (8.20%) Zend Framework
10 10 (8.20%) Yii
11 8 (6.56%) Web Services
12 6 (4.92%) CakePHP
12 6 (4.92%) REST
12 6 (4.92%) CSS3
12 6 (4.92%) SOAP
13 5 (4.10%) Laravel
13 5 (4.10%) XML
14 3 (2.46%) .NET
14 3 (2.46%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.66%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (9.02%) EPoS
3 4 (3.28%) Mathematics
3 4 (3.28%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.28%) User Experience
4 2 (1.64%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 36 (29.51%) Linux
2 10 (8.20%) UNIX
3 9 (7.38%) Windows
4 1 (0.82%) Solaris
4 1 (0.82%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (45.90%) OO
2 43 (35.25%) OO PHP
3 40 (32.79%) E-Commerce
4 39 (31.97%) MVC
5 30 (24.59%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (18.03%) TDD
7 16 (13.11%) Web Development
8 14 (11.48%) Unit Testing
9 10 (8.20%) Software Engineering
10 9 (7.38%) Business Intelligence
10 9 (7.38%) Workflow
10 9 (7.38%) ITIL
10 9 (7.38%) Progressive Enhancement
10 9 (7.38%) ITIL V2
10 9 (7.38%) Mentoring
10 9 (7.38%) Problem Management
11 8 (6.56%) OOP
12 7 (5.74%) Content Management
12 7 (5.74%) Automated Testing
13 6 (4.92%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 64 (52.46%) JavaScript
2 33 (27.05%) SQL
3 15 (12.30%) Java
4 11 (9.02%) C++
5 10 (8.20%) PHP5
6 4 (3.28%) Python
7 3 (2.46%) C#
8 2 (1.64%) Perl
8 2 (1.64%) Ruby
9 1 (0.82%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.82%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (5.74%) Degree
2 2 (1.64%) MySQL Certification
3 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.64%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.28%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 9 (7.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 47 (38.52%) Zend
2 12 (9.84%) Oracle
3 9 (7.38%) Business Objects
4 1 (0.82%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.82%) EPiServer
Liverpool, Lancashire
QVC
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £28000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 11 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
QVC
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum Depending on Experience
Posted: 25 days ago