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

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 17 16 10
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -6
Permanent jobs citing PHP 27 53 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 8.52% 11.96% 17.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.56% 21.03% 30.38%
Number of salaries quoted 25 48 78
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
163 252 260
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 51.42% 56.88% 56.03%
Number of salaries quoted 135 223 240
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +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 4 September 2015.

PHP Salary Histogram in Liverpool

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 46 (75.41%) HTML
2 45 (73.77%) MySQL
3 41 (67.21%) JavaScript
4 29 (47.54%) CSS
5 24 (39.34%) Symfony
5 24 (39.34%) Zend
6 22 (36.07%) MVC
7 20 (32.79%) jQuery
7 20 (32.79%) HTML5
8 19 (31.15%) Yii
9 18 (29.51%) OO PHP
10 17 (27.87%) CSS3
11 14 (22.95%) OO
12 13 (21.31%) Linux
12 13 (21.31%) OOP
12 13 (21.31%) Finance
12 13 (21.31%) Laravel
13 10 (16.39%) WordPress
13 10 (16.39%) CakePHP
13 10 (16.39%) Marketing
13 10 (16.39%) Web Development
14 9 (14.75%) Git (software)
15 7 (11.48%) REST
15 7 (11.48%) Content Management
15 7 (11.48%) E-Commerce
15 7 (11.48%) Java
16 6 (9.84%) C++
16 6 (9.84%) SEO
16 6 (9.84%) Agile Software Development
16 6 (9.84%) PHP5

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 (16.39%) WordPress
2 5 (8.20%) CMS
3 4 (6.56%) Node.js
4 2 (3.28%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.64%) Apache
5 1 (1.64%) nginx
5 1 (1.64%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 5 (8.20%) Photoshop
2 4 (6.56%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.64%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.56%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (73.77%) MySQL
2 1 (1.64%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.64%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.64%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.64%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (14.75%) Git (software)
2 5 (8.20%) Subversion
3 4 (6.56%) PHPUnit
4 3 (4.92%) Grunt
5 1 (1.64%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (21.31%) Finance
2 10 (16.39%) Marketing
3 5 (8.20%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.28%) Music Industry
5 1 (1.64%) Legal
5 1 (1.64%) Advertising
5 1 (1.64%) Games
5 1 (1.64%) Banking
Job Titles
1 56 (91.80%) Developer
2 34 (55.74%) PHP Developer
3 17 (27.87%) Web Developer
4 12 (19.67%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 7 (11.48%) PHP Web Developer
5 7 (11.48%) Senior Developer
6 5 (8.20%) Front-End Developer
7 4 (6.56%) Senior PHP Developer
7 4 (6.56%) Ruby on Rails Developer
8 3 (4.92%) Junior
9 2 (3.28%) Systems Administrator
9 2 (3.28%) Administrator
9 2 (3.28%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 2 (3.28%) Senior Web Developer
9 2 (3.28%) Junior Developer
9 2 (3.28%) Linux Administrator
9 2 (3.28%) Front-End Web Developer
10 1 (1.64%) Designer
10 1 (1.64%) Build Engineer
10 1 (1.64%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (75.41%) HTML
2 29 (47.54%) CSS
3 24 (39.34%) Symfony
4 20 (32.79%) jQuery
4 20 (32.79%) HTML5
5 19 (31.15%) Yii
6 17 (27.87%) CSS3
7 13 (21.31%) Laravel
8 10 (16.39%) CakePHP
9 7 (11.48%) REST
10 5 (8.20%) SOAP
10 5 (8.20%) Sass
11 4 (6.56%) AngularJS
11 4 (6.56%) Web Services
11 4 (6.56%) LAMP
11 4 (6.56%) Ajax
11 4 (6.56%) Ruby on Rails
12 3 (4.92%) .NET
13 2 (3.28%) XML
13 2 (3.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.64%) Management Information System
1 1 (1.64%) Computer Science
1 1 (1.64%) Mobile App
1 1 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (1.64%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 13 (21.31%) Linux
2 2 (3.28%) Android
2 2 (3.28%) CentOS
2 2 (3.28%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.64%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (36.07%) MVC
2 18 (29.51%) OO PHP
3 14 (22.95%) OO
4 13 (21.31%) OOP
5 10 (16.39%) Web Development
6 7 (11.48%) E-Commerce
6 7 (11.48%) Content Management
7 6 (9.84%) SEO
7 6 (9.84%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (6.56%) TDD
8 4 (6.56%) Scrum
8 4 (6.56%) Web Design
8 4 (6.56%) Unit Testing
8 4 (6.56%) BDD
9 2 (3.28%) Open Source
9 2 (3.28%) Android Development
9 2 (3.28%) iOS Development
9 2 (3.28%) Project Management
9 2 (3.28%) CRM
10 1 (1.64%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 41 (67.21%) JavaScript
2 7 (11.48%) Java
3 6 (9.84%) C++
3 6 (9.84%) PHP5
4 5 (8.20%) Ruby
4 5 (8.20%) Bash Shell
5 4 (6.56%) Python
6 3 (4.92%) SQL
7 2 (3.28%) Shell Script
7 2 (3.28%) Perl
7 2 (3.28%) Lua
8 1 (1.64%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.64%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (3.28%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (1.64%) Samba
1 1 (1.64%) Squid
1 1 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.64%) Nagios
1 1 (1.64%) Munin
1 1 (1.64%) Zenoss
1 1 (1.64%) SmokePing
Vendors
1 24 (39.34%) Zend
2 4 (6.56%) Adobe
3 1 (1.64%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.64%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.64%) Perforce
3 1 (1.64%) VMware
3 1 (1.64%) Eloqua
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ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40000 - 60000
Posted: 19 hours ago
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Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum DOE plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £20000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago