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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP Developer
Rank 40 28 39
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a PHP Developer 19 48 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 3.98% 7.73% 4.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.28% 8.14% 4.91%
Number of salaries quoted 19 48 20
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,200 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £32,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +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
444 590 448
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 93.08% 95.01% 96.97%
Number of salaries quoted 321 520 379
Average salary £36,500 £36,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -8 19 £35,000 +3.70% 7
PHP Developer
North West

PHP Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 55 (100.00%) PHP
2 51 (92.73%) MySQL
3 41 (74.55%) HTML
4 40 (72.73%) JavaScript
5 38 (69.09%) OO PHP
6 35 (63.64%) MVC
7 33 (60.00%) OO
8 30 (54.55%) Symfony
8 30 (54.55%) Zend
9 27 (49.09%) CSS
10 21 (38.18%) Yii
11 18 (32.73%) Finance
11 18 (32.73%) Unit Testing
12 17 (30.91%) TDD
12 17 (30.91%) E-Commerce
12 17 (30.91%) Linux
13 16 (29.09%) SOAP
13 16 (29.09%) jQuery
14 15 (27.27%) Ajax
14 15 (27.27%) REST
15 14 (25.45%) Magento
16 13 (23.64%) OOP
17 11 (20.00%) PHPUnit
18 10 (18.18%) Apache
18 10 (18.18%) Git (software)
18 10 (18.18%) Web Development
19 9 (16.36%) CodeIgniter
19 9 (16.36%) Agile Software Development
20 8 (14.55%) Laravel
21 7 (12.73%) CSS3

PHP Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 10 (18.18%) Apache
2 3 (5.45%) WordPress
2 3 (5.45%) CMS
3 2 (3.64%) Node.js
4 1 (1.82%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Photoshop
1 2 (3.64%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 14 (25.45%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.27%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (92.73%) MySQL
2 1 (1.82%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.82%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 11 (20.00%) PHPUnit
2 10 (18.18%) Git (software)
3 7 (12.73%) Subversion
General
1 18 (32.73%) Finance
2 4 (7.27%) Telecoms
2 4 (7.27%) Retail
3 1 (1.82%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (74.55%) HTML
2 30 (54.55%) Symfony
3 27 (49.09%) CSS
4 21 (38.18%) Yii
5 16 (29.09%) SOAP
5 16 (29.09%) jQuery
6 15 (27.27%) Ajax
6 15 (27.27%) REST
7 9 (16.36%) CodeIgniter
8 8 (14.55%) Laravel
9 7 (12.73%) CSS3
9 7 (12.73%) Web Services
10 6 (10.91%) CakePHP
10 6 (10.91%) HTML5
11 4 (7.27%) LAMP
12 2 (3.64%) Zend Framework
12 2 (3.64%) AngularJS
13 1 (1.82%) Flask
13 1 (1.82%) Regular Expression
13 1 (1.82%) SQLAlchemy
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.73%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.64%) EPoS
3 1 (1.82%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.82%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 17 (30.91%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (69.09%) OO PHP
2 35 (63.64%) MVC
3 33 (60.00%) OO
4 18 (32.73%) Unit Testing
5 17 (30.91%) TDD
5 17 (30.91%) E-Commerce
6 13 (23.64%) OOP
7 10 (18.18%) Web Development
8 9 (16.36%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (9.09%) Automated Testing
9 5 (9.09%) Web Design
9 5 (9.09%) OOD
10 4 (7.27%) Scrum
10 4 (7.27%) Refactoring
10 4 (7.27%) BDD
11 3 (5.45%) Content Management
12 2 (3.64%) SEO
13 1 (1.82%) CRM
13 1 (1.82%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 55 (100.00%) PHP
2 40 (72.73%) JavaScript
3 7 (12.73%) PHP5
4 5 (9.09%) Java
5 4 (7.27%) C++
5 4 (7.27%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.82%) SQL
6 1 (1.82%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (1.82%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 30 (54.55%) Zend
2 2 (3.64%) Adobe
3 1 (1.82%) Rackspace
Liverpool, Merseyside
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Fantastic Training + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Liverpool, Lancashire
Little Ego
Salary: £20,000 - £30,000
Posted: 18 days ago
Liverpool, North West
Little Ego
Salary: £20,000 - £30,000
Posted: 24 days ago