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

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 16 10 3
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -7
Permanent jobs citing PHP 37 76 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 9.44% 14.39% 22.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.69% 25.85% 34.38%
Number of salaries quoted 36 73 97
Average salary £33,750 £34,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.73% +4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,100 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,800 £37,500
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
198 294 288
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 50.51% 55.68% 64.86%
Number of salaries quoted 167 270 264
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £52,500
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 6 July 2015.

PHP Salary Histogram in Liverpool

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 6 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 65 (78.31%) MySQL
2 62 (74.70%) HTML
3 55 (66.27%) JavaScript
4 42 (50.60%) CSS
5 36 (43.37%) MVC
6 34 (40.96%) Zend
7 32 (38.55%) Symfony
8 30 (36.14%) OO PHP
9 26 (31.33%) OO
10 24 (28.92%) E-Commerce
11 21 (25.30%) Yii
12 20 (24.10%) jQuery
12 20 (24.10%) OOP
13 18 (21.69%) Linux
13 18 (21.69%) Finance
13 18 (21.69%) Web Development
14 17 (20.48%) Magento
15 16 (19.28%) HTML5
16 13 (15.66%) CSS3
16 13 (15.66%) Laravel
16 13 (15.66%) Unit Testing
17 12 (14.46%) Ruby
18 11 (13.25%) Agile Software Development
19 10 (12.05%) Content Management
19 10 (12.05%) CakePHP
19 10 (12.05%) WordPress
20 9 (10.84%) Ajax
20 9 (10.84%) Ruby on Rails
20 9 (10.84%) REST
20 9 (10.84%) Git (software)

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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 (12.05%) WordPress
2 8 (9.64%) Apache
3 6 (7.23%) CMS
4 4 (4.82%) Node.js
5 3 (3.61%) nginx
6 1 (1.20%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.20%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (6.02%) Photoshop
2 4 (4.82%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 17 (20.48%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.82%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (78.31%) MySQL
2 3 (3.61%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.20%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.20%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 9 (10.84%) Git (software)
1 9 (10.84%) PHPUnit
2 5 (6.02%) Subversion
3 2 (2.41%) Grunt
4 1 (1.20%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (21.69%) Finance
2 5 (6.02%) Telecoms
2 5 (6.02%) Marketing
3 2 (2.41%) Retail
3 2 (2.41%) Music Industry
4 1 (1.20%) Back Office
4 1 (1.20%) Advertising
4 1 (1.20%) Banking
Job Titles
1 77 (92.77%) Developer
2 48 (57.83%) PHP Developer
3 17 (20.48%) Web Developer
4 12 (14.46%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 9 (10.84%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 6 (7.23%) PHP Symfony Developer
7 5 (6.02%) Front-End Developer
7 5 (6.02%) PHP Web Developer
8 4 (4.82%) Senior Developer
8 4 (4.82%) Linux Administrator
8 4 (4.82%) Administrator
9 3 (3.61%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 3 (3.61%) Systems Administrator
9 3 (3.61%) Magento Developer
10 2 (2.41%) Senior PHP Developer
10 2 (2.41%) Front-End Web Developer
10 2 (2.41%) Software Developer
10 2 (2.41%) Junior
11 1 (1.20%) Junior Web Developer
11 1 (1.20%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (74.70%) HTML
2 42 (50.60%) CSS
3 32 (38.55%) Symfony
4 21 (25.30%) Yii
5 20 (24.10%) jQuery
6 16 (19.28%) HTML5
7 13 (15.66%) CSS3
7 13 (15.66%) Laravel
8 10 (12.05%) CakePHP
9 9 (10.84%) REST
9 9 (10.84%) Ajax
9 9 (10.84%) Ruby on Rails
10 7 (8.43%) SOAP
10 7 (8.43%) CodeIgniter
11 5 (6.02%) AngularJS
12 4 (4.82%) Sass
12 4 (4.82%) LAMP
12 4 (4.82%) Web Services
13 2 (2.41%) XML
13 2 (2.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.82%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.41%) EPoS
3 1 (1.20%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.20%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.20%) User Experience
3 1 (1.20%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 18 (21.69%) Linux
2 4 (4.82%) CentOS
3 3 (3.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (3.61%) Debian
4 2 (2.41%) Android
4 2 (2.41%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (43.37%) MVC
2 30 (36.14%) OO PHP
3 26 (31.33%) OO
4 24 (28.92%) E-Commerce
5 20 (24.10%) OOP
6 18 (21.69%) Web Development
7 13 (15.66%) Unit Testing
8 11 (13.25%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (12.05%) Content Management
10 9 (10.84%) Web Design
10 9 (10.84%) TDD
11 6 (7.23%) SEO
11 6 (7.23%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (6.02%) Automated Testing
12 5 (6.02%) OOD
13 4 (4.82%) Scrum
13 4 (4.82%) BDD
14 3 (3.61%) Refactoring
14 3 (3.61%) Problem Management
15 2 (2.41%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 55 (66.27%) JavaScript
2 12 (14.46%) Ruby
3 7 (8.43%) PHP5
3 7 (8.43%) Bash Shell
4 5 (6.02%) C++
4 5 (6.02%) Java
5 4 (4.82%) Perl
5 4 (4.82%) Python
6 1 (1.20%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (2.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.02%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.61%) Samba
1 3 (3.61%) Squid
2 1 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (3.61%) Nagios
1 3 (3.61%) Munin
1 3 (3.61%) Zenoss
1 3 (3.61%) SmokePing
Vendors
1 34 (40.96%) Zend
2 4 (4.82%) Adobe
3 1 (1.20%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.20%) Perforce
3 1 (1.20%) VMware
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