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 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PHP
North West / Merseyside
Rank 47 34 16
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -18
Permanent jobs citing PHP 27 27 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 4.53% 5.38% 11.86%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.52% 11.34% 21.46%
Number of salaries quoted 26 18 46
Median salary £36,250 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.57% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £31,750
10% offered a salary of more than £51,250 £46,500 £48,250
UK excluding London median salary £37,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

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
359 238 247
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 60.23% 47.41% 55.26%
Number of salaries quoted 299 180 200
Median salary £37,500 £38,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% +1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017. 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 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 +2 22 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Wirral - 2 £33,750 -
PHP
North West

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 35 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 33 (58.93%) MySQL
3 30 (53.57%) CSS
3 30 (53.57%) HTML
4 24 (42.86%) Git (software)
5 23 (41.07%) Magento
6 18 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (32.14%) Linux
7 16 (28.57%) OO
7 16 (28.57%) E-Commerce
7 16 (28.57%) Web Development
8 15 (26.79%) jQuery
8 15 (26.79%) SQL
8 15 (26.79%) HTML5
8 15 (26.79%) Node.js
8 15 (26.79%) AngularJS
9 13 (23.21%) CSS3
10 12 (21.43%) MVC
11 11 (19.64%) Java
11 11 (19.64%) Subversion
11 11 (19.64%) Laravel
12 10 (17.86%) User Experience
12 10 (17.86%) Advertising
12 10 (17.86%) Scrum
13 9 (16.07%) Symfony
13 9 (16.07%) Drupal
13 9 (16.07%) WordPress
14 8 (14.29%) Mobile App
14 8 (14.29%) Front End Development
14 8 (14.29%) Zend

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 (16.07%) Drupal
1 9 (16.07%) WordPress
2 5 (8.93%) Apache
3 4 (7.14%) CMS
4 2 (3.57%) nginx
5 1 (1.79%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 23 (41.07%) Magento
2 4 (7.14%) OpenCart
3 3 (5.36%) osCommerce
4 1 (1.79%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (7.14%) GitHub
2 2 (3.57%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (3.57%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.79%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (1.79%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.93%) Internet
2 1 (1.79%) PuTTY
2 1 (1.79%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (58.93%) MySQL
2 4 (7.14%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.79%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (1.79%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.79%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.79%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 24 (42.86%) Git (software)
2 11 (19.64%) Subversion
3 4 (7.14%) Bitbucket
3 4 (7.14%) Jenkins
3 4 (7.14%) PHPUnit
4 3 (5.36%) Bazaar
4 3 (5.36%) Grunt
4 3 (5.36%) Mercurial
4 3 (5.36%) PhantomJS
5 2 (3.57%) gulp
6 1 (1.79%) Ant
6 1 (1.79%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.79%) Jasmine
6 1 (1.79%) JIRA
6 1 (1.79%) JMeter
6 1 (1.79%) RubyMine
6 1 (1.79%) Selenium
6 1 (1.79%) TortoiseSVN
6 1 (1.79%) WATIR
6 1 (1.79%) Xdebug
General
1 10 (17.86%) Advertising
2 4 (7.14%) Marketing
3 1 (1.79%) Finance
Job Titles
1 47 (83.93%) Developer
2 29 (51.79%) PHP Developer
3 14 (25.00%) Magento Developer
4 9 (16.07%) MySQL Developer
4 9 (16.07%) PHP Magento Developer
4 9 (16.07%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 8 (14.29%) Junior
6 7 (12.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 7 (12.50%) Junior Developer
7 6 (10.71%) Junior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 6 (10.71%) UX Developer
8 4 (7.14%) Senior Developer
9 3 (5.36%) Lead Developer
10 2 (3.57%) Administrator
10 2 (3.57%) Applications Support
10 2 (3.57%) HTML Developer
10 2 (3.57%) JavaScript Developer
10 2 (3.57%) Project Manager
10 2 (3.57%) Senior PHP Developer
10 2 (3.57%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (53.57%) CSS
1 30 (53.57%) HTML
2 15 (26.79%) AngularJS
2 15 (26.79%) HTML5
2 15 (26.79%) jQuery
2 15 (26.79%) Node.js
3 13 (23.21%) CSS3
4 11 (19.64%) Laravel
5 9 (16.07%) Symfony
6 6 (10.71%) XML
7 5 (8.93%) CakePHP
7 5 (8.93%) LAMP
7 5 (8.93%) Semantic HTML
7 5 (8.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 4 (7.14%) Web Services
9 3 (5.36%) Ajax
9 3 (5.36%) JSON
9 3 (5.36%) MooTools
9 3 (5.36%) RESTful
10 2 (3.57%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.86%) User Experience
2 8 (14.29%) Mobile App
3 6 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (7.14%) Computer Science
5 3 (5.36%) Fintech
5 3 (5.36%) iPad
6 1 (1.79%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 18 (32.14%) Linux
2 4 (7.14%) CentOS
2 4 (7.14%) Unix
3 3 (5.36%) Debian
3 3 (5.36%) Windows
4 2 (3.57%) Android
4 2 (3.57%) Apple iOS
4 2 (3.57%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (28.57%) E-Commerce
2 16 (28.57%) OO
2 16 (28.57%) Web Development
3 12 (21.43%) MVC
4 10 (17.86%) Scrum
5 8 (14.29%) Front End Development
6 7 (12.50%) Unit Testing
7 6 (10.71%) Kanban
7 6 (10.71%) OO PHP
7 6 (10.71%) OOP
7 6 (10.71%) Responsive Web Design
8 5 (8.93%) Web Application Development
9 4 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (7.14%) TDD
10 3 (5.36%) Change Management
10 3 (5.36%) Mentoring
10 3 (5.36%) Microservices
10 3 (5.36%) Open Source
10 3 (5.36%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 15 (26.79%) SQL
3 11 (19.64%) Java
4 8 (14.29%) Perl
5 7 (12.50%) Bash Shell
5 7 (12.50%) Python
6 3 (5.36%) C++
6 3 (5.36%) Shell Script
6 3 (5.36%) T-SQL
7 2 (3.57%) C
7 2 (3.57%) C#
7 2 (3.57%) PHP 5
7 2 (3.57%) Ruby
8 1 (1.79%) Go
8 1 (1.79%) Groovy
8 1 (1.79%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 5 (8.93%) Degree
2 4 (7.14%) MySQL Certification
System Software
1 3 (5.36%) Docker
2 2 (3.57%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 2 (3.57%) Backup Exec
1 2 (3.57%) Cacti
1 2 (3.57%) Munin
1 2 (3.57%) Nagios
1 2 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (3.57%) Puppet
2 1 (1.79%) Ansible
2 1 (1.79%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.79%) Mesos
2 1 (1.79%) Rancher
2 1 (1.79%) rkt
2 1 (1.79%) Terraform
Vendors
1 8 (14.29%) Zend
2 1 (1.79%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.79%) Red Hat
Liverpool, Merseyside
X4 Group
Salary: £25k - 35k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Birkenhead
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Merseyside
FT Select
Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: 6 days ago