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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 12 11 25
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +14
Permanent jobs citing PHP 56 89 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 12.79% 17.45% 9.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 23.53% 25.80% 15.55%
Number of salaries quoted 42 81 36
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% +4.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,600 £30,000 £25,750
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
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
238 345 238
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 54.34% 67.65% 60.10%
Number of salaries quoted 200 311 225
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 £23,000 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

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 2 March 2015.

PHP Salary Histogram in Liverpool

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 84 (80.00%) MySQL
2 68 (64.76%) HTML
3 66 (62.86%) JavaScript
4 54 (51.43%) CSS
5 44 (41.90%) OO
5 44 (41.90%) Zend
6 42 (40.00%) E-Commerce
6 42 (40.00%) MVC
7 41 (39.05%) OO PHP
8 33 (31.43%) Magento
9 30 (28.57%) Symfony
10 27 (25.71%) Linux
10 27 (25.71%) Yii
11 25 (23.81%) SOAP
12 23 (21.90%) Apache
13 22 (20.95%) Finance
13 22 (20.95%) TDD
14 20 (19.05%) jQuery
15 19 (18.10%) Unit Testing
15 19 (18.10%) Agile Software Development
15 19 (18.10%) OOP
15 19 (18.10%) REST
16 18 (17.14%) Ajax
17 13 (12.38%) CodeIgniter
18 11 (10.48%) Web Development
18 11 (10.48%) Java
18 11 (10.48%) .NET
18 11 (10.48%) Analytical Skills
19 10 (9.52%) C#
19 10 (9.52%) ASP.NET

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 (21.90%) Apache
2 10 (9.52%) Umbraco
3 4 (3.81%) CMS
4 3 (2.86%) nginx
5 2 (1.90%) IIS
6 1 (0.95%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (7.62%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.86%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.95%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 33 (31.43%) Magento
2 7 (6.67%) Tridion
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.86%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (80.00%) MySQL
2 6 (5.71%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (4.76%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.90%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 7 (6.67%) Visual Studio
1 7 (6.67%) Subversion
2 6 (5.71%) Git (software)
3 5 (4.76%) PHPUnit
4 3 (2.86%) Cucumber
4 3 (2.86%) WebDriver
4 3 (2.86%) Selenium
5 1 (0.95%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (0.95%) eggPlant
General
1 22 (20.95%) Finance
2 8 (7.62%) Retail
3 3 (2.86%) Back Office
4 2 (1.90%) Games
4 2 (1.90%) Marketing
5 1 (0.95%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 89 (84.76%) Developer
2 58 (55.24%) PHP Developer
3 17 (16.19%) Web Developer
4 12 (11.43%) PHP Web Developer
5 11 (10.48%) Magento Developer
6 7 (6.67%) Software Developer
7 6 (5.71%) Architect
7 6 (5.71%) Solutions Architect
7 6 (5.71%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 6 (5.71%) PHP Symfony Developer
8 5 (4.76%) Ruby on Rails Developer
8 5 (4.76%) .NET Developer
9 4 (3.81%) JavaScript Developer
10 3 (2.86%) Technical Leader
10 3 (2.86%) Administrator
11 2 (1.90%) Linux Administrator
11 2 (1.90%) HTML Developer
11 2 (1.90%) Systems Administrator
11 2 (1.90%) Java Architect
11 2 (1.90%) Java Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (64.76%) HTML
2 54 (51.43%) CSS
3 30 (28.57%) Symfony
4 27 (25.71%) Yii
5 25 (23.81%) SOAP
6 20 (19.05%) jQuery
7 19 (18.10%) REST
8 18 (17.14%) Ajax
9 13 (12.38%) CodeIgniter
10 11 (10.48%) .NET
11 10 (9.52%) ASP.NET
12 9 (8.57%) HTML5
13 8 (7.62%) CSS3
13 8 (7.62%) Laravel
13 8 (7.62%) Web Services
13 8 (7.62%) XML
14 7 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC 3
14 7 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
15 6 (5.71%) J2EE
16 5 (4.76%) CakePHP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.48%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.67%) Mathematics
3 3 (2.86%) Open Source
3 3 (2.86%) User Experience
3 3 (2.86%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 27 (25.71%) Linux
2 2 (1.90%) Debian
2 2 (1.90%) CentOS
2 2 (1.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.95%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (41.90%) OO
2 42 (40.00%) E-Commerce
2 42 (40.00%) MVC
3 41 (39.05%) OO PHP
4 22 (20.95%) TDD
5 19 (18.10%) OOP
5 19 (18.10%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (18.10%) Unit Testing
6 11 (10.48%) Web Development
7 10 (9.52%) Automated Testing
8 8 (7.62%) Content Management
9 7 (6.67%) UML
10 6 (5.71%) Refactoring
10 6 (5.71%) Technical Architecture
11 5 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (4.76%) Web Design
11 5 (4.76%) Data Modelling
11 5 (4.76%) OOD
12 3 (2.86%) Waterfall
12 3 (2.86%) Agile Testing
Programming Languages
1 66 (62.86%) JavaScript
2 11 (10.48%) Java
3 10 (9.52%) C#
3 10 (9.52%) Ruby
4 8 (7.62%) Python
4 8 (7.62%) SQL
5 5 (4.76%) VB.NET
6 4 (3.81%) Perl
7 3 (2.86%) PHP5
8 2 (1.90%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.90%) VB
9 1 (0.95%) C++
9 1 (0.95%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (4.76%) Degree
3 1 (0.95%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.52%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.86%) Samba
2 2 (1.90%) Squid
3 1 (0.95%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 3 (2.86%) Nagios
2 2 (1.90%) Munin
2 2 (1.90%) Zenoss
2 2 (1.90%) SmokePing
Vendors
1 44 (41.90%) Zend
2 10 (9.52%) Microsoft
3 7 (6.67%) EPiServer
4 2 (1.90%) Rackspace
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