The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP Developer
Rank 25 19 55
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +36
Permanent jobs requiring a PHP Developer 33 67 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 7.01% 11.78% 3.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.25% 12.07% 3.36%
Number of salaries quoted 32 62 17
Average salary £36,750 £32,500 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.07% +1.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,800 £35,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £32,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+3.07% +3.17%
PHP Developer
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Merseyside region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
455 555 565
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 96.60% 97.54% 97.75%
Number of salaries quoted 392 489 492
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PHP Developer across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

PHP Developer Salary Histogram 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 30 January 2015. 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 31 £37,500 +15.38% 8
Wirral -3 2 £34,500 +13.11%
PHP Developer
North West

PHP Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 57 (100.00%) PHP
2 51 (89.47%) MySQL
3 45 (78.95%) HTML
3 45 (78.95%) JavaScript
4 43 (75.44%) OO
5 38 (66.67%) OO PHP
6 36 (63.16%) CSS
7 32 (56.14%) MVC
8 27 (47.37%) Zend
9 26 (45.61%) SOAP
10 25 (43.86%) Symfony
11 23 (40.35%) TDD
12 21 (36.84%) Linux
12 21 (36.84%) E-Commerce
13 20 (35.09%) Apache
13 20 (35.09%) jQuery
13 20 (35.09%) Yii
13 20 (35.09%) REST
14 18 (31.58%) Unit Testing
14 18 (31.58%) Ajax
15 16 (28.07%) Magento
15 16 (28.07%) Finance
16 13 (22.81%) OOP
17 11 (19.30%) CodeIgniter
17 11 (19.30%) Analytical Skills
18 10 (17.54%) Retail
19 9 (15.79%) Automated Testing
20 8 (14.04%) Web Services
21 6 (10.53%) Subversion
21 6 (10.53%) Agile Software Development

PHP Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 20 (35.09%) Apache
2 2 (3.51%) WordPress
3 1 (1.75%) Drupal
3 1 (1.75%) CMS
Business Applications
1 16 (28.07%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (89.47%) MySQL
2 2 (3.51%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (10.53%) Subversion
1 6 (10.53%) Git (software)
2 3 (5.26%) PHPUnit
General
1 16 (28.07%) Finance
2 10 (17.54%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (78.95%) HTML
2 36 (63.16%) CSS
3 26 (45.61%) SOAP
4 25 (43.86%) Symfony
5 20 (35.09%) jQuery
5 20 (35.09%) Yii
5 20 (35.09%) REST
6 18 (31.58%) Ajax
7 11 (19.30%) CodeIgniter
8 8 (14.04%) Web Services
9 5 (8.77%) HTML5
9 5 (8.77%) CSS3
10 4 (7.02%) Zend Framework
11 3 (5.26%) Laravel
11 3 (5.26%) CakePHP
12 2 (3.51%) Doctrine
12 2 (3.51%) Jinja
12 2 (3.51%) Flask
12 2 (3.51%) SQLAlchemy
12 2 (3.51%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 11 (19.30%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.51%) EPoS
2 2 (3.51%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 21 (36.84%) Linux
2 1 (1.75%) Android
2 1 (1.75%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (75.44%) OO
2 38 (66.67%) OO PHP
3 32 (56.14%) MVC
4 23 (40.35%) TDD
5 21 (36.84%) E-Commerce
6 18 (31.58%) Unit Testing
7 13 (22.81%) OOP
8 9 (15.79%) Automated Testing
9 6 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (10.53%) Refactoring
10 3 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (5.26%) Web Development
10 3 (5.26%) Web Design
10 3 (5.26%) OOD
11 2 (3.51%) SOA
12 1 (1.75%) Progressive Enhancement
12 1 (1.75%) Software Engineering
12 1 (1.75%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 57 (100.00%) PHP
2 45 (78.95%) JavaScript
3 3 (5.26%) SQL
3 3 (5.26%) PHP5
4 2 (3.51%) Python
4 2 (3.51%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.51%) VirtualBox
Vendors
1 27 (47.37%) Zend
2 2 (3.51%) Rackspace
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