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

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 14 7 45
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +38
Permanent jobs citing PHP 54 83 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 11.79% 18.00% 3.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.45% 30.86% 5.56%
Number of salaries quoted 49 82 17
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,150 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+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
264 269 324
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 57.64% 58.35% 64.67%
Number of salaries quoted 230 250 305
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

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 29 August 2014.

PHP Salary Histogram in Liverpool

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 92 (71.88%) MySQL
2 72 (56.25%) HTML
3 66 (51.56%) JavaScript
4 56 (43.75%) Zend
5 54 (42.19%) OO
6 53 (41.41%) CSS
7 43 (33.59%) MVC
8 42 (32.81%) OO PHP
9 39 (30.47%) E-Commerce
9 39 (30.47%) Linux
10 36 (28.13%) SQL
11 30 (23.44%) Magento
12 27 (21.09%) jQuery
13 24 (18.75%) HTML5
14 23 (17.97%) Symfony
15 22 (17.19%) CodeIgniter
16 20 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
17 18 (14.06%) TDD
18 17 (13.28%) Ajax
18 17 (13.28%) Web Development
18 17 (13.28%) Oracle
19 15 (11.72%) Java
20 14 (10.94%) Yii
21 13 (10.16%) C++
21 13 (10.16%) Apache
22 12 (9.38%) Retail
22 12 (9.38%) Subversion
22 12 (9.38%) Unit Testing
22 12 (9.38%) PostgreSQL
22 12 (9.38%) UNIX

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 13 (10.16%) Apache
2 11 (8.59%) Liferay
3 2 (1.56%) WordPress
3 2 (1.56%) Drupal
4 1 (0.78%) Jetty
4 1 (0.78%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.78%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (8.59%) FastStats
2 3 (2.34%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 30 (23.44%) Magento
2 1 (0.78%) Tridion
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (71.88%) MySQL
2 12 (9.38%) PostgreSQL
3 11 (8.59%) Oracle Database 11g
3 11 (8.59%) Pentaho
3 11 (8.59%) Oracle Database
3 11 (8.59%) SQL Server
3 11 (8.59%) Crystal Reports
3 11 (8.59%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 12 (9.38%) Subversion
2 11 (8.59%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.78%) Maven
3 1 (0.78%) JIRA
3 1 (0.78%) Ant
3 1 (0.78%) JUnit
3 1 (0.78%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.78%) Log4j
General
1 12 (9.38%) Retail
2 5 (3.91%) Finance
3 3 (2.34%) Online Betting
4 2 (1.56%) Games
4 2 (1.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 104 (81.25%) Developer
2 74 (57.81%) PHP Developer
3 18 (14.06%) Magento Developer
4 16 (12.50%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 13 (10.16%) Team Leader
5 13 (10.16%) Web Developer
6 11 (8.59%) Support Engineer
6 11 (8.59%) Applications Support
6 11 (8.59%) Applications Support Engineer
7 10 (7.81%) C++ Developer
8 9 (7.03%) Senior Developer
9 7 (5.47%) Senior PHP Developer
10 5 (3.91%) PHP Web Developer
11 4 (3.13%) PHP Magento Developer
11 4 (3.13%) Senior PHP Web Developer
11 4 (3.13%) Web Team Leader
11 4 (3.13%) Senior Web Developer
12 3 (2.34%) Development Team Leader
12 3 (2.34%) Lead Developer
12 3 (2.34%) PHP Symfony Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (56.25%) HTML
2 53 (41.41%) CSS
3 27 (21.09%) jQuery
4 24 (18.75%) HTML5
5 23 (17.97%) Symfony
6 22 (17.19%) CodeIgniter
7 17 (13.28%) Ajax
8 14 (10.94%) Yii
9 12 (9.38%) J2EE
9 12 (9.38%) STL
10 9 (7.03%) Zend Framework
11 6 (4.69%) CakePHP
11 6 (4.69%) Web Services
11 6 (4.69%) CSS3
12 5 (3.91%) Laravel
13 4 (3.13%) XML
14 3 (2.34%) LAMP
15 2 (1.56%) XML Messaging
15 2 (1.56%) JSON
15 2 (1.56%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.81%) EPoS
2 7 (5.47%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.34%) Open Source
4 1 (0.78%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 39 (30.47%) Linux
2 12 (9.38%) UNIX
3 11 (8.59%) Windows
4 1 (0.78%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (42.19%) OO
2 43 (33.59%) MVC
3 42 (32.81%) OO PHP
4 39 (30.47%) E-Commerce
5 20 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (14.06%) TDD
7 17 (13.28%) Web Development
8 12 (9.38%) Unit Testing
9 11 (8.59%) Problem Management
9 11 (8.59%) ITIL V2
9 11 (8.59%) Business Intelligence
9 11 (8.59%) ITIL
9 11 (8.59%) Workflow
10 10 (7.81%) Software Engineering
11 9 (7.03%) Progressive Enhancement
12 7 (5.47%) OOP
12 7 (5.47%) Refactoring
12 7 (5.47%) Content Management
13 6 (4.69%) Automated Testing
14 5 (3.91%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 66 (51.56%) JavaScript
2 36 (28.13%) SQL
3 15 (11.72%) Java
4 13 (10.16%) C++
5 10 (7.81%) PHP5
6 3 (2.34%) Perl
6 3 (2.34%) Python
7 2 (1.56%) Ruby
7 2 (1.56%) C#
8 1 (0.78%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (6.25%) Degree
2 3 (2.34%) MySQL Certification
3 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.56%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.34%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 11 (8.59%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 56 (43.75%) Zend
2 17 (13.28%) Oracle
3 11 (8.59%) Business Objects
4 1 (0.78%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.78%) EPiServer
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