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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 16 7 37
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +30
Permanent jobs citing PHP 70 116 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 10.99% 18.53% 5.90%
As % of the Programming Languages category 19.83% 30.29% 9.31%
Number of salaries quoted 60 107 37
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,450 £26,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £38,750 £43,000 £40,500
UK excluding London average salary £34,750 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+6.92% -
Programming Languages Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
353 383 419
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 55.42% 61.18% 63.39%
Number of salaries quoted 310 352 395
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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 1 August 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 1 August 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
(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 -9 65 £32,500 - 5
St Helens +10 5 - -
PHP
North West

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 1 August 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.

1 120 (74.53%) MySQL
2 95 (59.01%) HTML
3 77 (47.83%) JavaScript
4 69 (42.86%) Zend
5 67 (41.61%) CSS
6 58 (36.02%) OO
7 52 (32.30%) Linux
8 50 (31.06%) MVC
9 45 (27.95%) OO PHP
10 44 (27.33%) E-Commerce
11 43 (26.71%) SQL
12 38 (23.60%) jQuery
13 35 (21.74%) Magento
14 29 (18.01%) HTML5
15 27 (16.77%) Oracle
16 24 (14.91%) Symfony
17 23 (14.29%) CodeIgniter
17 23 (14.29%) TDD
17 23 (14.29%) Ajax
18 22 (13.66%) Web Development
19 21 (13.04%) Windows
19 21 (13.04%) Apache
20 20 (12.42%) ITIL
20 20 (12.42%) SQL Server
20 20 (12.42%) Agile Software Development
21 19 (11.80%) PostgreSQL
21 19 (11.80%) Java
22 18 (11.18%) UNIX
23 16 (9.94%) Yii
24 15 (9.32%) Degree

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 21 (13.04%) Apache
2 14 (8.70%) Liferay
3 5 (3.11%) WordPress
4 2 (1.24%) Drupal
5 1 (0.62%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.62%) CMS
5 1 (0.62%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.62%) Node.js
5 1 (0.62%) Jetty
5 1 (0.62%) Umbraco
Applications
1 14 (8.70%) FastStats
2 3 (1.86%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.62%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 35 (21.74%) Magento
2 1 (0.62%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (0.62%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.62%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.73%) Internet
2 5 (3.11%) Intranet
2 5 (3.11%) DNS
2 5 (3.11%) SSL
2 5 (3.11%) DHCP
2 5 (3.11%) LDAP
2 5 (3.11%) Firewall
2 5 (3.11%) Wi-Fi
2 5 (3.11%) VLAN
3 2 (1.24%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 120 (74.53%) MySQL
2 20 (12.42%) SQL Server
3 19 (11.80%) PostgreSQL
4 15 (9.32%) Crystal Reports
5 14 (8.70%) Oracle Database 11g
5 14 (8.70%) Pentaho
5 14 (8.70%) Oracle Database
5 14 (8.70%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.62%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.62%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.62%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 15 (9.32%) Git (software)
2 14 (8.70%) Subversion
3 2 (1.24%) Maven
3 2 (1.24%) Ant
4 1 (0.62%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.62%) JUnit
4 1 (0.62%) Log4j
4 1 (0.62%) JIRA
4 1 (0.62%) Hudson
4 1 (0.62%) Jenkins
General
1 13 (8.07%) Retail
2 10 (6.21%) Finance
3 8 (4.97%) Marketing
4 5 (3.11%) Multimedia
5 3 (1.86%) Online Betting
6 2 (1.24%) Games
7 1 (0.62%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 131 (81.37%) Developer
2 87 (54.04%) PHP Developer
3 23 (14.29%) Magento Developer
4 18 (11.18%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 16 (9.94%) Web Developer
6 15 (9.32%) Senior Developer
6 15 (9.32%) Support Engineer
6 15 (9.32%) Applications Support
6 15 (9.32%) Applications Support Engineer
7 12 (7.45%) Senior PHP Developer
7 12 (7.45%) C++ Developer
8 11 (6.83%) Team Leader
9 5 (3.11%) PHP Web Developer
9 5 (3.11%) ICT Technician
9 5 (3.11%) Senior Technician
10 4 (2.48%) Web Team Leader
10 4 (2.48%) Senior PHP Web Developer
10 4 (2.48%) Lead Developer
10 4 (2.48%) Senior Web Developer
10 4 (2.48%) Development Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (59.01%) HTML
2 67 (41.61%) CSS
3 38 (23.60%) jQuery
4 29 (18.01%) HTML5
5 24 (14.91%) Symfony
6 23 (14.29%) CodeIgniter
6 23 (14.29%) Ajax
7 16 (9.94%) Yii
8 14 (8.70%) J2EE
9 13 (8.07%) STL
10 11 (6.83%) CSS3
11 9 (5.59%) CakePHP
11 9 (5.59%) Zend Framework
12 6 (3.73%) Web Services
13 5 (3.11%) Laravel
14 4 (2.48%) Qt
14 4 (2.48%) LAMP
14 4 (2.48%) XML
15 3 (1.86%) XHTML
15 3 (1.86%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.32%) Computer Science
2 8 (4.97%) Open Source
2 8 (4.97%) EPoS
3 5 (3.11%) VLE
3 5 (3.11%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.62%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.62%) W3C
4 1 (0.62%) Mathematics
4 1 (0.62%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 52 (32.30%) Linux
2 21 (13.04%) Windows
3 18 (11.18%) UNIX
4 5 (3.11%) Mac OS X
4 5 (3.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (3.11%) Windows 7
4 5 (3.11%) Apple iOS
4 5 (3.11%) Windows 8
4 5 (3.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.62%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (36.02%) OO
2 50 (31.06%) MVC
3 45 (27.95%) OO PHP
4 44 (27.33%) E-Commerce
5 23 (14.29%) TDD
6 22 (13.66%) Web Development
7 20 (12.42%) ITIL
7 20 (12.42%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (9.32%) Unit Testing
9 14 (8.70%) Problem Management
9 14 (8.70%) ITIL V2
9 14 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
9 14 (8.70%) Workflow
10 12 (7.45%) OOP
11 10 (6.21%) Progressive Enhancement
11 10 (6.21%) Software Engineering
12 8 (4.97%) Content Management
12 8 (4.97%) Refactoring
13 7 (4.35%) Automated Testing
14 6 (3.73%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 77 (47.83%) JavaScript
2 43 (26.71%) SQL
3 19 (11.80%) Java
4 15 (9.32%) C++
5 13 (8.07%) PHP5
6 5 (3.11%) VB
6 5 (3.11%) PowerShell
7 4 (2.48%) Perl
8 3 (1.86%) C#
8 3 (1.86%) Python
9 2 (1.24%) Ruby
9 2 (1.24%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.62%) C
10 1 (0.62%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 15 (9.32%) Degree
2 7 (4.35%) MySQL Certification
3 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.48%) QA
System Software
1 5 (3.11%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.24%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 14 (8.70%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 5 (3.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 69 (42.86%) Zend
2 27 (16.77%) Oracle
3 15 (9.32%) Business Objects
4 1 (0.62%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.62%) Adobe
4 1 (0.62%) Facebook
4 1 (0.62%) WSO2
4 1 (0.62%) EPiServer
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