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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 24 13 25
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +12
Permanent jobs citing PHP 35 90 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 8.29% 15.90% 7.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.07% 26.47% 13.15%
Number of salaries quoted 25 87 28
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £34,750
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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
205 340 213
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 48.58% 60.07% 58.52%
Number of salaries quoted 163 317 189
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +10.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +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 24 April 2015.

PHP Salary Histogram in Liverpool

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 71 (78.89%) MySQL
2 57 (63.33%) JavaScript
3 56 (62.22%) HTML
4 42 (46.67%) CSS
4 42 (46.67%) Zend
5 37 (41.11%) MVC
6 34 (37.78%) E-Commerce
7 32 (35.56%) Symfony
7 32 (35.56%) OO PHP
8 30 (33.33%) OO
9 25 (27.78%) Magento
9 25 (27.78%) Yii
10 22 (24.44%) Linux
10 22 (24.44%) OOP
11 21 (23.33%) Finance
12 19 (21.11%) SOAP
13 17 (18.89%) Apache
14 16 (17.78%) Agile Software Development
15 15 (16.67%) TDD
15 15 (16.67%) Unit Testing
16 14 (15.56%) Ruby
17 13 (14.44%) Ajax
17 13 (14.44%) Web Development
17 13 (14.44%) REST
17 13 (14.44%) Git (software)
18 12 (13.33%) jQuery
19 11 (12.22%) CodeIgniter
20 10 (11.11%) Content Management
21 9 (10.00%) Subversion
21 9 (10.00%) Ruby on Rails

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 17 (18.89%) Apache
2 5 (5.56%) Umbraco
3 4 (4.44%) CMS
3 4 (4.44%) nginx
4 1 (1.11%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.11%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.11%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.11%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 25 (27.78%) Magento
2 2 (2.22%) Tridion
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.33%) Internet
2 2 (2.22%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (78.89%) MySQL
2 6 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (3.33%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.11%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.11%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 13 (14.44%) Git (software)
2 9 (10.00%) Subversion
3 7 (7.78%) PHPUnit
4 2 (2.22%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.11%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (1.11%) Selenium
5 1 (1.11%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.11%) WebDriver
General
1 21 (23.33%) Finance
2 4 (4.44%) Retail
3 3 (3.33%) Back Office
4 2 (2.22%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.22%) Marketing
5 1 (1.11%) Advertising
5 1 (1.11%) Games
Job Titles
1 76 (84.44%) Developer
2 50 (55.56%) PHP Developer
3 14 (15.56%) Web Developer
4 10 (11.11%) PHP Web Developer
5 9 (10.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 8 (8.89%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 8 (8.89%) Magento Developer
7 7 (7.78%) PHP Symfony Developer
8 4 (4.44%) Software Developer
8 4 (4.44%) Architect
8 4 (4.44%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (4.44%) Administrator
9 3 (3.33%) Systems Administrator
9 3 (3.33%) Linux Administrator
9 3 (3.33%) Technical Leader
9 3 (3.33%) JavaScript Developer
10 2 (2.22%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 2 (2.22%) .NET Developer
10 2 (2.22%) Senior Developer
11 1 (1.11%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (62.22%) HTML
2 42 (46.67%) CSS
3 32 (35.56%) Symfony
4 25 (27.78%) Yii
5 19 (21.11%) SOAP
6 13 (14.44%) Ajax
6 13 (14.44%) REST
7 12 (13.33%) jQuery
8 11 (12.22%) CodeIgniter
9 9 (10.00%) Ruby on Rails
10 8 (8.89%) Laravel
11 6 (6.67%) CSS3
11 6 (6.67%) HTML5
11 6 (6.67%) Web Services
12 5 (5.56%) XML
12 5 (5.56%) .NET
12 5 (5.56%) ASP.NET
12 5 (5.56%) CakePHP
13 4 (4.44%) J2EE
14 2 (2.22%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.78%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.33%) Mathematics
2 3 (3.33%) Open Source
3 2 (2.22%) User Experience
3 2 (2.22%) EPoS
4 1 (1.11%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.11%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 22 (24.44%) Linux
2 3 (3.33%) Debian
2 3 (3.33%) CentOS
2 3 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (41.11%) MVC
2 34 (37.78%) E-Commerce
3 32 (35.56%) OO PHP
4 30 (33.33%) OO
5 22 (24.44%) OOP
6 16 (17.78%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (16.67%) TDD
7 15 (16.67%) Unit Testing
8 13 (14.44%) Web Development
9 10 (11.11%) Content Management
10 7 (7.78%) Automated Testing
11 6 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (5.56%) Web Design
12 5 (5.56%) OOD
13 4 (4.44%) UML
13 4 (4.44%) Refactoring
13 4 (4.44%) Technical Architecture
14 3 (3.33%) Problem Management
14 3 (3.33%) Data Modelling
15 2 (2.22%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 57 (63.33%) JavaScript
2 14 (15.56%) Ruby
3 9 (10.00%) Java
4 8 (8.89%) Python
5 5 (5.56%) Perl
5 5 (5.56%) Bash Shell
6 4 (4.44%) PHP5
6 4 (4.44%) SQL
7 3 (3.33%) C#
7 3 (3.33%) C++
8 2 (2.22%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (4.44%) Degree
2 2 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.78%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.44%) Samba
2 3 (3.33%) Squid
Systems Management
1 4 (4.44%) Nagios
2 3 (3.33%) Munin
2 3 (3.33%) Zenoss
2 3 (3.33%) SmokePing
Vendors
1 42 (46.67%) Zend
2 5 (5.56%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.22%) EPiServer
3 2 (2.22%) Rackspace
4 1 (1.11%) Perforce
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