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

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP Developer
Rank 34 28 19
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a PHP Developer 24 43 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 4.89% 6.64% 9.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.12% 6.95% 9.64%
Number of salaries quoted 24 38 52
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 £27,500 £28,650
10% offered a salary of more than £41,750 £35,750 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
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
469 619 591
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 95.52% 95.52% 97.04%
Number of salaries quoted 358 521 508
Average salary £36,500 £36,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +1 24 £35,000 +7.69% 3
PHP Developer
North West

PHP Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 47 (100.00%) PHP
2 43 (91.49%) MySQL
3 37 (78.72%) HTML
4 34 (72.34%) JavaScript
5 32 (68.09%) MVC
6 28 (59.57%) Symfony
6 28 (59.57%) Zend
6 28 (59.57%) OO PHP
7 24 (51.06%) OO
8 21 (44.68%) CSS
8 21 (44.68%) Yii
9 19 (40.43%) jQuery
10 17 (36.17%) Finance
11 14 (29.79%) Laravel
12 13 (27.66%) CSS3
12 13 (27.66%) HTML5
13 11 (23.40%) Unit Testing
13 11 (23.40%) CakePHP
13 11 (23.40%) Linux
14 9 (19.15%) E-Commerce
14 9 (19.15%) TDD
14 9 (19.15%) Web Development
14 9 (19.15%) Ajax
14 9 (19.15%) PHPUnit
15 8 (17.02%) PHP5
15 8 (17.02%) OOP
16 7 (14.89%) Agile Software Development
16 7 (14.89%) REST
16 7 (14.89%) Git (software)
17 6 (12.77%) WordPress

PHP Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 6 (12.77%) WordPress
2 4 (8.51%) CMS
2 4 (8.51%) Node.js
3 3 (6.38%) Apache
4 1 (2.13%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 5 (10.64%) Photoshop
2 4 (8.51%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 6 (12.77%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.51%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (91.49%) MySQL
2 1 (2.13%) Data Mining
2 1 (2.13%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 9 (19.15%) PHPUnit
2 7 (14.89%) Git (software)
3 4 (8.51%) Subversion
General
1 17 (36.17%) Finance
2 5 (10.64%) Telecoms
2 5 (10.64%) Marketing
3 2 (4.26%) Retail
3 2 (4.26%) Music Industry
4 1 (2.13%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (78.72%) HTML
2 28 (59.57%) Symfony
3 21 (44.68%) CSS
3 21 (44.68%) Yii
4 19 (40.43%) jQuery
5 14 (29.79%) Laravel
6 13 (27.66%) CSS3
6 13 (27.66%) HTML5
7 11 (23.40%) CakePHP
8 9 (19.15%) Ajax
9 7 (14.89%) REST
10 6 (12.77%) SOAP
11 4 (8.51%) Web Services
11 4 (8.51%) LAMP
11 4 (8.51%) AngularJS
12 3 (6.38%) CodeIgniter
13 1 (2.13%) XML
13 1 (2.13%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.13%) EPoS
1 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
1 1 (2.13%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 11 (23.40%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (68.09%) MVC
2 28 (59.57%) OO PHP
3 24 (51.06%) OO
4 11 (23.40%) Unit Testing
5 9 (19.15%) Web Development
5 9 (19.15%) TDD
5 9 (19.15%) E-Commerce
6 8 (17.02%) OOP
7 7 (14.89%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (8.51%) BDD
8 4 (8.51%) SEO
8 4 (8.51%) Scrum
9 3 (6.38%) Web Design
9 3 (6.38%) OOD
9 3 (6.38%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (6.38%) Content Management
9 3 (6.38%) Automated Testing
10 1 (2.13%) CRM
10 1 (2.13%) API Integration
Programming Languages
1 47 (100.00%) PHP
2 34 (72.34%) JavaScript
3 8 (17.02%) PHP5
4 4 (8.51%) Bash Shell
4 4 (8.51%) C++
4 4 (8.51%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (2.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.38%) QA
Vendors
1 28 (59.57%) Zend
2 4 (8.51%) Adobe
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