The table below looks at the statistics for PHP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 47 37 23
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -14
Permanent jobs citing PHP 28 23 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 4.11% 5.37% 7.99%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.78% 10.95% 14.70%
Number of salaries quoted 28 22 39
Median salary £37,500 £36,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £54,000 £39,800
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £36,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +9.09%
PHP
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Merseyside region.

Programming Languages Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
360 210 313
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 52.79% 49.07% 54.34%
Number of salaries quoted 238 166 273
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of job ads across the Merseyside region citing PHP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

PHP Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

PHP
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

PHP Salary Trend in Merseyside

PHP
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PHP across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016.

PHP Salary Histogram in Merseyside

PHP
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PHP within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool -26 19 £37,500 -3.22% 7
Wirral - 8 £43,500 -
Bootle - 1 £28,500 -
PHP
North West

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, IT jobs citing PHP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Merseyside region with a requirement for PHP.

1 32 (69.57%) JavaScript
2 27 (58.70%) MySQL
3 26 (56.52%) Git (software)
4 24 (52.17%) CSS
4 24 (52.17%) HTML
5 22 (47.83%) SQL
6 18 (39.13%) Linux
7 14 (30.43%) Magento
8 13 (28.26%) Laravel
8 13 (28.26%) AngularJS
9 12 (26.09%) Python
9 12 (26.09%) MVC
10 11 (23.91%) Perl
10 11 (23.91%) C#
11 10 (21.74%) E-Commerce
11 10 (21.74%) OO
11 10 (21.74%) Bash Shell
11 10 (21.74%) Subversion
12 9 (19.57%) OO PHP
12 9 (19.57%) Web Development
12 9 (19.57%) JSON
12 9 (19.57%) jQuery
12 9 (19.57%) HTML5
12 9 (19.57%) Apache
12 9 (19.57%) XML
12 9 (19.57%) Windows
13 8 (17.39%) Nagios
13 8 (17.39%) Java
13 8 (17.39%) SOAP
13 8 (17.39%) Munin

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (19.57%) Apache
2 8 (17.39%) nginx
3 6 (13.04%) WordPress
4 4 (8.70%) Drupal
5 3 (6.52%) CMS
6 1 (2.17%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (4.35%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 14 (30.43%) Magento
2 4 (8.70%) OpenCart
3 3 (6.52%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) MailChimp
2 1 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.17%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.17%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.17%) MRTG
1 1 (2.17%) PuTTY
1 1 (2.17%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (58.70%) MySQL
2 6 (13.04%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (13.04%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.17%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.17%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 26 (56.52%) Git (software)
2 10 (21.74%) Subversion
3 8 (17.39%) Jenkins
4 4 (8.70%) PHPUnit
5 3 (6.52%) Bazaar
5 3 (6.52%) gulp
5 3 (6.52%) Mercurial
5 3 (6.52%) PhantomJS
6 1 (2.17%) Ant
6 1 (2.17%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.17%) Grunt
6 1 (2.17%) JIRA
6 1 (2.17%) JMeter
6 1 (2.17%) RubyMine
6 1 (2.17%) Selenium
6 1 (2.17%) TortoiseSVN
6 1 (2.17%) WATIR
6 1 (2.17%) Xdebug
General
1 2 (4.35%) Advertising
1 2 (4.35%) Marketing
2 1 (2.17%) Games
Job Titles
1 31 (67.39%) Developer
2 21 (45.65%) PHP Developer
3 10 (21.74%) Magento Developer
4 9 (19.57%) Administrator
4 9 (19.57%) MySQL Developer
4 9 (19.57%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 8 (17.39%) Linux Administrator
6 7 (15.22%) Applications Support
6 7 (15.22%) Linux Support
6 7 (15.22%) PHP Magento Developer
7 6 (13.04%) Systems Developer
7 6 (13.04%) Windows Administrator
8 5 (10.87%) Senior Developer
9 3 (6.52%) HTML Developer
9 3 (6.52%) Senior PHP Developer
9 3 (6.52%) Web Developer
10 2 (4.35%) Designer
10 2 (4.35%) Junior
10 2 (4.35%) LAMP Developer
10 2 (4.35%) PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (52.17%) CSS
1 24 (52.17%) HTML
2 13 (28.26%) AngularJS
2 13 (28.26%) Laravel
3 9 (19.57%) HTML5
3 9 (19.57%) jQuery
3 9 (19.57%) JSON
3 9 (19.57%) XML
4 8 (17.39%) REST
4 8 (17.39%) SOAP
5 7 (15.22%) CSS3
5 7 (15.22%) Symfony
6 6 (13.04%) LAPP Stack
7 5 (10.87%) .NET
8 4 (8.70%) CakePHP
8 4 (8.70%) Node.js
8 4 (8.70%) Sass
9 3 (6.52%) Ajax
9 3 (6.52%) Behat
9 3 (6.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.39%) Mobile App
2 7 (15.22%) Fintech
3 3 (6.52%) iPad
3 3 (6.52%) User Experience
4 2 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.35%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.17%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 18 (39.13%) Linux
2 9 (19.57%) Windows
3 7 (15.22%) CentOS
3 7 (15.22%) Debian
3 7 (15.22%) Windows Server
4 6 (13.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (8.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (26.09%) MVC
2 10 (21.74%) E-Commerce
2 10 (21.74%) OO
3 9 (19.57%) OO PHP
3 9 (19.57%) Web Development
4 7 (15.22%) Configuration Management
5 6 (13.04%) Problem Management
6 5 (10.87%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (10.87%) OOP
7 4 (8.70%) Business Development
8 3 (6.52%) Change Management
8 3 (6.52%) Dependency Injection
9 2 (4.35%) BDD
9 2 (4.35%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
9 2 (4.35%) ITIL
9 2 (4.35%) Scrum
9 2 (4.35%) SEO
9 2 (4.35%) TDD
9 2 (4.35%) Unit Testing
9 2 (4.35%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 32 (69.57%) JavaScript
2 22 (47.83%) SQL
3 12 (26.09%) Python
4 11 (23.91%) C#
4 11 (23.91%) Perl
5 10 (21.74%) Bash Shell
6 8 (17.39%) Java
7 7 (15.22%) C++
8 5 (10.87%) PHP 5
9 4 (8.70%) Shell Script
10 3 (6.52%) T-SQL
11 2 (4.35%) Ruby
12 1 (2.17%) C
12 1 (2.17%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 2 (4.35%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (15.22%) Varnish
2 2 (4.35%) Hyper-V
2 2 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.17%) Squid
Systems Management
1 8 (17.39%) Munin
1 8 (17.39%) Nagios
2 7 (15.22%) Backup Exec
2 7 (15.22%) Cacti
2 7 (15.22%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (15.22%) Puppet
3 1 (2.17%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 6 (13.04%) Zend
2 2 (4.35%) Cisco
2 2 (4.35%) Citrix
2 2 (4.35%) F5
2 2 (4.35%) HP
2 2 (4.35%) Pardot
2 2 (4.35%) VMware
3 1 (2.17%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.17%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.17%) SaltStack
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