The first table below looks at the demand for PHP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Merseyside region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 10 31 30
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -1
Permanent jobs citing PHP 103 29 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 15.51% 6.03% 8.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.25% 9.97% 14.10%
Number of salaries quoted 95 29 40
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £34,125
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -12.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £40,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £31,250
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
Programming Languages Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
408 291 383
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 61.45% 60.50% 58.47%
Number of salaries quoted 373 254 337
Average salary £36,500 £32,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.30% -12.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
PHP
North West

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing PHP across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 18 April 2014.

PHP Salary Histogram in Merseyside

PHP
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 within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool +14 95 £35,000 +16.66% 12
Prescot - 1 £35,000 -
PHP
North West

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside region citing PHP also 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 that cited PHP.

1 177 (86.76%) MySQL
2 130 (63.73%) HTML
3 115 (56.37%) CSS
4 105 (51.47%) JavaScript
5 100 (49.02%) Zend
6 99 (48.53%) MVC
7 82 (40.20%) OO
8 76 (37.25%) jQuery
9 57 (27.94%) OO PHP
10 52 (25.49%) E-Commerce
10 52 (25.49%) TDD
11 44 (21.57%) Linux
11 44 (21.57%) Symfony
12 42 (20.59%) PHP5
13 40 (19.61%) Magento
14 39 (19.12%) Ajax
15 38 (18.63%) SQL
16 37 (18.14%) OOP
17 31 (15.20%) HTML5
18 30 (14.71%) Apache
19 29 (14.22%) Finance
20 28 (13.73%) CSS3
21 26 (12.75%) SOAP
22 25 (12.25%) Oracle
22 25 (12.25%) Automated Testing
23 23 (11.27%) Java
23 23 (11.27%) UNIX
23 23 (11.27%) REST
23 23 (11.27%) Unit Testing
24 21 (10.29%) Computer Science

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside region citing PHP also 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 that cited PHP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 30 (14.71%) Apache
2 13 (6.37%) CMS
3 11 (5.39%) Liferay
4 7 (3.43%) WordPress
5 6 (2.94%) Tomcat
6 5 (2.45%) Jetty
6 5 (2.45%) Node.js
7 3 (1.47%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.49%) Moodle
8 1 (0.49%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 10 (4.90%) FastStats
2 1 (0.49%) MS Office
2 1 (0.49%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 40 (19.61%) Magento
2 3 (1.47%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.98%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.45%) Internet
2 3 (1.47%) HTTP
3 1 (0.49%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 177 (86.76%) MySQL
2 12 (5.88%) SQL Server
3 11 (5.39%) Crystal Reports
4 10 (4.90%) Oracle Database 11g
4 10 (4.90%) Pentaho
4 10 (4.90%) Oracle Database
4 10 (4.90%) Oracle Reports
5 9 (4.41%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (2.45%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.47%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.98%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 14 (6.86%) Subversion
2 13 (6.37%) Git (software)
3 5 (2.45%) Ant
3 5 (2.45%) Maven
4 3 (1.47%) Hudson
4 3 (1.47%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.98%) JUnit
6 1 (0.49%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.49%) Log4j
6 1 (0.49%) JIRA
General
1 29 (14.22%) Finance
2 16 (7.84%) Retail
3 13 (6.37%) Marketing
4 5 (2.45%) Music Industry
4 5 (2.45%) Law
5 3 (1.47%) Legal
5 3 (1.47%) Advertising
6 1 (0.49%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 185 (90.69%) Developer
2 120 (58.82%) PHP Developer
3 37 (18.14%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 23 (11.27%) Senior Developer
4 23 (11.27%) PHP Symfony Developer
5 18 (8.82%) Senior PHP Developer
5 18 (8.82%) Web Developer
6 12 (5.88%) Applications Support
7 11 (5.39%) Support Engineer
7 11 (5.39%) Java Developer
7 11 (5.39%) Applications Support Engineer
8 9 (4.41%) C++ Developer
9 8 (3.92%) Lead Developer
10 7 (3.43%) CakePHP Developer
11 6 (2.94%) Lead PHP Developer
11 6 (2.94%) Team Leader
12 5 (2.45%) HTML Developer
12 5 (2.45%) MySQL Developer
12 5 (2.45%) CSS Developer
13 4 (1.96%) PHP Zend Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 130 (63.73%) HTML
2 115 (56.37%) CSS
3 76 (37.25%) jQuery
4 44 (21.57%) Symfony
5 39 (19.12%) Ajax
6 31 (15.20%) HTML5
7 28 (13.73%) CSS3
8 26 (12.75%) SOAP
9 23 (11.27%) REST
10 18 (8.82%) Yii
11 17 (8.33%) Web Services
11 17 (8.33%) XML
12 14 (6.86%) CodeIgniter
12 14 (6.86%) CakePHP
13 13 (6.37%) LAMP
14 12 (5.88%) XHTML
15 11 (5.39%) Zend Framework
16 10 (4.90%) J2EE
17 9 (4.41%) Qt
18 8 (3.92%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (10.29%) Computer Science
1 21 (10.29%) EPoS
2 13 (6.37%) Social Media
3 10 (4.90%) Open Source
4 7 (3.43%) W3C
5 5 (2.45%) Client/Server
5 5 (2.45%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.49%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 44 (21.57%) Linux
2 23 (11.27%) UNIX
3 18 (8.82%) Windows
4 1 (0.49%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (48.53%) MVC
2 82 (40.20%) OO
3 57 (27.94%) OO PHP
4 52 (25.49%) E-Commerce
4 52 (25.49%) TDD
5 37 (18.14%) OOP
6 25 (12.25%) Automated Testing
7 23 (11.27%) Unit Testing
8 21 (10.29%) Web Development
9 20 (9.80%) Agile Software Development
10 16 (7.84%) Content Management
11 13 (6.37%) Web Design
12 12 (5.88%) Workflow
13 11 (5.39%) ITIL
14 10 (4.90%) Problem Management
14 10 (4.90%) Digital Marketing
14 10 (4.90%) ITIL V2
14 10 (4.90%) Business Intelligence
15 8 (3.92%) Migration
16 7 (3.43%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 105 (51.47%) JavaScript
2 42 (20.59%) PHP5
3 38 (18.63%) SQL
4 23 (11.27%) Java
5 10 (4.90%) C++
6 7 (3.43%) C
7 6 (2.94%) Shell Script
7 6 (2.94%) C#
8 4 (1.96%) Perl
9 3 (1.47%) Ruby
10 2 (0.98%) VB
10 2 (0.98%) VBA
Qualifications
1 21 (10.29%) Degree
2 7 (3.43%) MySQL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.41%) QA
2 1 (0.49%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 10 (4.90%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 3 (1.47%) Plesk
Vendors
1 100 (49.02%) Zend
2 25 (12.25%) Oracle
3 13 (6.37%) Facebook
3 13 (6.37%) Adobe
4 11 (5.39%) Business Objects
5 3 (1.47%) WSO2
6 1 (0.49%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.49%) Google
6 1 (0.49%) Rackspace
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
The 100 Company
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Lancashire
The 100 Company
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Advantage Resourcing
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £15000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Foresight Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £47,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Virtual Resources
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum + standby allowance + pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool
Amoria Bond - UK
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Wallasey
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £20000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Liverpool
Premier Group
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago