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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 19 8 43
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +35
Permanent jobs citing PHP 40 85 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 10.70% 17.78% 4.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.94% 28.91% 6.56%
Number of salaries quoted 35 82 19
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +30.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £25,700
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
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
223 294 320
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 59.63% 61.51% 68.82%
Number of salaries quoted 168 270 263
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,400 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £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 24 October 2014.

PHP Salary Histogram in Liverpool

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 77 (69.37%) MySQL
2 66 (59.46%) HTML
3 62 (55.86%) JavaScript
4 55 (49.55%) OO
5 50 (45.05%) CSS
6 42 (37.84%) OO PHP
7 41 (36.94%) Zend
8 40 (36.04%) E-Commerce
9 38 (34.23%) MVC
10 33 (29.73%) Linux
11 30 (27.03%) SQL
12 28 (25.23%) Agile Software Development
13 26 (23.42%) jQuery
14 25 (22.52%) Magento
15 23 (20.72%) TDD
15 23 (20.72%) HTML5
16 22 (19.82%) Symfony
17 19 (17.12%) Ajax
18 16 (14.41%) Apache
19 15 (13.51%) Unit Testing
20 14 (12.61%) Retail
21 13 (11.71%) CodeIgniter
22 12 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
23 11 (9.91%) PostgreSQL
23 11 (9.91%) STL
23 11 (9.91%) Java
23 11 (9.91%) C++
24 10 (9.01%) EPoS
24 10 (9.01%) OOP
24 10 (9.01%) Zend Framework

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (14.41%) Apache
2 6 (5.41%) Umbraco
3 5 (4.50%) Liferay
4 2 (1.80%) IIS
4 2 (1.80%) Drupal
5 1 (0.90%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (4.50%) Photoshop
1 5 (4.50%) FastStats
2 4 (3.60%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 25 (22.52%) Magento
2 6 (5.41%) Tridion
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (69.37%) MySQL
2 11 (9.91%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (6.31%) SQL Server
4 5 (4.50%) Crystal Reports
4 5 (4.50%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (4.50%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (4.50%) Pentaho
4 5 (4.50%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.80%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (5.41%) Visual Studio
2 4 (3.60%) Subversion
3 3 (2.70%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.80%) WebDriver
4 2 (1.80%) Cucumber
4 2 (1.80%) Selenium
5 1 (0.90%) eggPlant
General
1 14 (12.61%) Retail
2 5 (4.50%) Finance
3 3 (2.70%) Games
3 3 (2.70%) Online Betting
4 1 (0.90%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 91 (81.98%) Developer
2 63 (56.76%) PHP Developer
3 12 (10.81%) Web Developer
4 11 (9.91%) Magento Developer
5 10 (9.01%) Team Leader
5 10 (9.01%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 9 (8.11%) C++ Developer
7 5 (4.50%) Support Engineer
7 5 (4.50%) Applications Support
7 5 (4.50%) Applications Support Engineer
8 4 (3.60%) Lead Developer
8 4 (3.60%) .NET Developer
8 4 (3.60%) Software Developer
8 4 (3.60%) PHP Web Developer
9 3 (2.70%) Architect
9 3 (2.70%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (2.70%) PHP Symfony Developer
9 3 (2.70%) PHP Magento Developer
10 2 (1.80%) Senior Developer
10 2 (1.80%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (59.46%) HTML
2 50 (45.05%) CSS
3 26 (23.42%) jQuery
4 23 (20.72%) HTML5
5 22 (19.82%) Symfony
6 19 (17.12%) Ajax
7 13 (11.71%) CodeIgniter
8 11 (9.91%) STL
9 10 (9.01%) Zend Framework
10 9 (8.11%) SOAP
10 9 (8.11%) REST
11 8 (7.21%) Yii
11 8 (7.21%) .NET
11 8 (7.21%) J2EE
12 7 (6.31%) Web Services
12 7 (6.31%) CSS3
13 6 (5.41%) ASP.NET MVC 3
13 6 (5.41%) ASP.NET MVC
13 6 (5.41%) ASP.NET
13 6 (5.41%) CakePHP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (9.01%) EPoS
3 5 (4.50%) Mathematics
4 3 (2.70%) User Experience
5 1 (0.90%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.90%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 33 (29.73%) Linux
2 5 (4.50%) UNIX
2 5 (4.50%) Windows
3 1 (0.90%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (49.55%) OO
2 42 (37.84%) OO PHP
3 40 (36.04%) E-Commerce
4 38 (34.23%) MVC
5 28 (25.23%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (20.72%) TDD
7 15 (13.51%) Unit Testing
8 10 (9.01%) Web Development
8 10 (9.01%) OOP
9 9 (8.11%) Automated Testing
9 9 (8.11%) Mentoring
10 8 (7.21%) Software Engineering
11 7 (6.31%) Progressive Enhancement
12 5 (4.50%) ITIL V2
12 5 (4.50%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (4.50%) Problem Management
12 5 (4.50%) Software Testing
12 5 (4.50%) Content Management
12 5 (4.50%) Business Intelligence
12 5 (4.50%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 62 (55.86%) JavaScript
2 30 (27.03%) SQL
3 11 (9.91%) C++
3 11 (9.91%) Java
4 10 (9.01%) PHP5
5 9 (8.11%) C#
6 5 (4.50%) Python
7 4 (3.60%) VB.NET
8 3 (2.70%) Ruby
9 2 (1.80%) VB
9 2 (1.80%) Perl
10 1 (0.90%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (3.60%) Degree
3 1 (0.90%) MySQL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.60%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 5 (4.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 41 (36.94%) Zend
2 6 (5.41%) EPiServer
2 6 (5.41%) Oracle
2 6 (5.41%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.50%) Business Objects
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