The first table below looks at the demand for the PHP Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PHP Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Merseyside region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP Developer
Rank 30 21 59
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +38
Permanent jobs requiring a PHP Developer 38 58 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 5.95% 9.25% 2.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.24% 9.51% 2.64%
Number of salaries quoted 33 53 16
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 £34,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -5.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,400 £24,750
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £36,250
UK excluding London average salary £32,250 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +8.33%
Job Titles Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
609 610 645
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 95.31% 97.29% 97.43%
Number of salaries quoted 508 530 590
Average salary £36,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
PHP Developer
North West

PHP Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing PHP Developer in the job title across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

PHP Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

PHP Developer
Salary Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PHP Developer across the Merseyside region.

PHP Developer Salary Trend in Merseyside

PHP Developer
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PHP Developer within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool -4 38 £30,000 -7.69% 1
PHP Developer
North West

PHP Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside region that cited PHP Developer in their job title 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 with PHP Developer in their job title.

1 87 (100.00%) PHP
2 63 (72.41%) MySQL
3 56 (64.37%) HTML
4 49 (56.32%) Zend
5 48 (55.17%) CSS
6 46 (52.87%) JavaScript
7 45 (51.72%) OO
8 38 (43.68%) OO PHP
9 36 (41.38%) MVC
10 25 (28.74%) SQL
11 24 (27.59%) Symfony
12 23 (26.44%) CodeIgniter
13 22 (25.29%) jQuery
14 20 (22.99%) HTML5
15 19 (21.84%) Agile Software Development
16 16 (18.39%) Yii
17 15 (17.24%) TDD
18 14 (16.09%) Ajax
19 13 (14.94%) PHP5
20 12 (13.79%) Linux
20 12 (13.79%) E-Commerce
21 11 (12.64%) OOP
21 11 (12.64%) Web Development
22 10 (11.49%) Progressive Enhancement
23 9 (10.34%) CakePHP
23 9 (10.34%) Magento
23 9 (10.34%) Software Engineering
24 8 (9.20%) Subversion
24 8 (9.20%) PostgreSQL
24 8 (9.20%) Apache

PHP Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside region that cited PHP Developer in their job title 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 with PHP Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (9.20%) Apache
2 2 (2.30%) WordPress
3 1 (1.15%) Node.js
3 1 (1.15%) Jetty
3 1 (1.15%) CMS
3 1 (1.15%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 9 (10.34%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (72.41%) MySQL
2 8 (9.20%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (9.20%) Subversion
2 7 (8.05%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.15%) JIRA
3 1 (1.15%) Log4j
3 1 (1.15%) Maven
3 1 (1.15%) Ant
3 1 (1.15%) JUnit
General
1 4 (4.60%) Retail
2 3 (3.45%) Marketing
3 2 (2.30%) Games
4 1 (1.15%) Online Betting
4 1 (1.15%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (64.37%) HTML
2 48 (55.17%) CSS
3 24 (27.59%) Symfony
4 23 (26.44%) CodeIgniter
5 22 (25.29%) jQuery
6 20 (22.99%) HTML5
7 16 (18.39%) Yii
8 14 (16.09%) Ajax
9 9 (10.34%) CakePHP
10 8 (9.20%) STL
10 8 (9.20%) Zend Framework
11 5 (5.75%) CSS3
11 5 (5.75%) Laravel
12 3 (3.45%) Web Services
12 3 (3.45%) XHTML
13 2 (2.30%) SOAP
13 2 (2.30%) LAMP
13 2 (2.30%) REST
14 1 (1.15%) AngularJS
14 1 (1.15%) JSTL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.90%) Open Source
1 6 (6.90%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.15%) Social Media
2 1 (1.15%) Mathematics
2 1 (1.15%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 12 (13.79%) Linux
2 1 (1.15%) UNIX
2 1 (1.15%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (51.72%) OO
2 38 (43.68%) OO PHP
3 36 (41.38%) MVC
4 19 (21.84%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (17.24%) TDD
6 12 (13.79%) E-Commerce
7 11 (12.64%) OOP
7 11 (12.64%) Web Development
8 10 (11.49%) Progressive Enhancement
9 9 (10.34%) Software Engineering
10 8 (9.20%) Unit Testing
10 8 (9.20%) Refactoring
11 7 (8.05%) Automated Testing
12 5 (5.75%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (5.75%) Software Testing
12 5 (5.75%) Migration
13 2 (2.30%) Online Marketing
14 1 (1.15%) Web Application Development
14 1 (1.15%) User Stories
14 1 (1.15%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 87 (100.00%) PHP
2 46 (52.87%) JavaScript
3 25 (28.74%) SQL
4 13 (14.94%) PHP5
5 8 (9.20%) C++
6 1 (1.15%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (6.90%) MySQL Certification
1 6 (6.90%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (2.30%) VirtualBox
Vendors
1 49 (56.32%) Zend
2 5 (5.75%) Oracle
3 1 (1.15%) Facebook
3 1 (1.15%) Adobe
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