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 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 48 43 20
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -23
Permanent jobs citing PHP 29 22 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 4.23% 4.48% 9.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.23% 9.69% 16.84%
Number of salaries quoted 28 16 44
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £85,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
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
401 227 291
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 58.54% 46.23% 55.53%
Number of salaries quoted 268 173 233
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 3 December 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 3 December 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 -20 21 £40,000 +16.78% 2
Southport +5 2 £52,500 -
Wirral - 2 £33,750 -
Bootle +6 1 £28,500 -18.57%
PHP
North West

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 41 (67.21%) JavaScript
2 34 (55.74%) MySQL
3 32 (52.46%) HTML
4 31 (50.82%) CSS
4 31 (50.82%) Git (software)
5 23 (37.70%) Linux
6 21 (34.43%) SQL
7 20 (32.79%) Magento
8 19 (31.15%) AngularJS
9 17 (27.87%) Web Development
10 16 (26.23%) Subversion
10 16 (26.23%) MVC
11 15 (24.59%) OO
11 15 (24.59%) Agile Software Development
11 15 (24.59%) Laravel
12 14 (22.95%) HTML5
12 14 (22.95%) jQuery
12 14 (22.95%) E-Commerce
13 13 (21.31%) Java
14 12 (19.67%) Perl
14 12 (19.67%) Node.js
15 11 (18.03%) Bash Shell
15 11 (18.03%) CSS3
15 11 (18.03%) Python
15 11 (18.03%) Symfony
16 10 (16.39%) WordPress
16 10 (16.39%) XML
16 10 (16.39%) Advertising
16 10 (16.39%) Scrum
17 9 (14.75%) Apache

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 10 (16.39%) WordPress
2 9 (14.75%) Apache
2 9 (14.75%) Drupal
3 6 (9.84%) nginx
4 4 (6.56%) CMS
5 1 (1.64%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (1.64%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 20 (32.79%) Magento
2 4 (6.56%) OpenCart
3 3 (4.92%) osCommerce
4 1 (1.64%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.56%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (6.56%) GitHub
2 2 (3.28%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (3.28%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.64%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (1.64%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (1.64%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.92%) Internet
2 1 (1.64%) PuTTY
2 1 (1.64%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (55.74%) MySQL
2 6 (9.84%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (8.20%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.64%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (1.64%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.64%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.64%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 31 (50.82%) Git (software)
2 16 (26.23%) Subversion
3 8 (13.11%) Jenkins
4 4 (6.56%) Bitbucket
4 4 (6.56%) PHPUnit
5 3 (4.92%) Bazaar
5 3 (4.92%) Mercurial
5 3 (4.92%) PhantomJS
6 2 (3.28%) Grunt
6 2 (3.28%) gulp
7 1 (1.64%) Ant
7 1 (1.64%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.64%) Jasmine
7 1 (1.64%) JIRA
7 1 (1.64%) JMeter
7 1 (1.64%) RubyMine
7 1 (1.64%) Selenium
7 1 (1.64%) TortoiseSVN
7 1 (1.64%) WATIR
7 1 (1.64%) Xdebug
General
1 10 (16.39%) Advertising
2 5 (8.20%) Marketing
3 1 (1.64%) Finance
Job Titles
1 47 (77.05%) Developer
2 30 (49.18%) PHP Developer
3 12 (19.67%) Magento Developer
4 10 (16.39%) MySQL Developer
4 10 (16.39%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 8 (13.11%) PHP Magento Developer
6 6 (9.84%) Administrator
6 6 (9.84%) Applications Support
6 6 (9.84%) Junior
7 5 (8.20%) Junior Developer
7 5 (8.20%) Linux Administrator
7 5 (8.20%) Linux Support
7 5 (8.20%) Windows Administrator
8 4 (6.56%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 4 (6.56%) HTML Developer
8 4 (6.56%) Junior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 4 (6.56%) Senior Developer
8 4 (6.56%) UX Developer
9 3 (4.92%) Lead Developer
9 3 (4.92%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (52.46%) HTML
2 31 (50.82%) CSS
3 19 (31.15%) AngularJS
4 15 (24.59%) Laravel
5 14 (22.95%) HTML5
5 14 (22.95%) jQuery
6 12 (19.67%) Node.js
7 11 (18.03%) CSS3
7 11 (18.03%) Symfony
8 10 (16.39%) XML
9 8 (13.11%) JSON
10 6 (9.84%) REST
10 6 (9.84%) SOAP
11 5 (8.20%) CakePHP
11 5 (8.20%) LAMP
11 5 (8.20%) LAPP Stack
11 5 (8.20%) Web Services
12 4 (6.56%) .NET
12 4 (6.56%) Semantic HTML
12 4 (6.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.11%) Mobile App
1 8 (13.11%) User Experience
2 5 (8.20%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.20%) Fintech
3 4 (6.56%) Computer Science
3 4 (6.56%) iPad
4 1 (1.64%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 23 (37.70%) Linux
2 8 (13.11%) CentOS
3 7 (11.48%) Debian
3 7 (11.48%) Windows
4 6 (9.84%) Windows Server
5 5 (8.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (8.20%) Unix
5 5 (8.20%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (8.20%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (3.28%) Android
6 2 (3.28%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (27.87%) Web Development
2 16 (26.23%) MVC
3 15 (24.59%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (24.59%) OO
4 14 (22.95%) E-Commerce
5 10 (16.39%) Scrum
6 7 (11.48%) OO PHP
7 6 (9.84%) Configuration Management
7 6 (9.84%) Kanban
7 6 (9.84%) OOP
7 6 (9.84%) Unit Testing
8 5 (8.20%) Front End Development
8 5 (8.20%) Problem Management
9 4 (6.56%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (6.56%) Responsive Web Design
9 4 (6.56%) Web Application Development
10 3 (4.92%) Change Management
10 3 (4.92%) Mentoring
10 3 (4.92%) Project Management
10 3 (4.92%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 41 (67.21%) JavaScript
2 21 (34.43%) SQL
3 13 (21.31%) Java
4 12 (19.67%) Perl
5 11 (18.03%) Bash Shell
5 11 (18.03%) Python
6 8 (13.11%) C#
7 7 (11.48%) C++
8 4 (6.56%) PHP 5
9 3 (4.92%) Shell Script
9 3 (4.92%) T-SQL
10 2 (3.28%) C
10 2 (3.28%) Ruby
11 1 (1.64%) Go
11 1 (1.64%) Groovy
11 1 (1.64%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 5 (8.20%) Degree
2 3 (4.92%) MySQL Certification
System Software
1 6 (9.84%) Varnish
2 3 (4.92%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (9.84%) Backup Exec
1 6 (9.84%) Cacti
1 6 (9.84%) Munin
1 6 (9.84%) Nagios
1 6 (9.84%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (9.84%) Puppet
2 1 (1.64%) Ansible
2 1 (1.64%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.64%) Mesos
2 1 (1.64%) Rancher
2 1 (1.64%) rkt
2 1 (1.64%) Terraform
Vendors
1 8 (13.11%) Zend
2 1 (1.64%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.64%) Pardot
2 1 (1.64%) Red Hat
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