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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 12 7 39
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +32
Permanent jobs citing PHP 76 114 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 11.67% 19.06% 5.84%
As % of the Programming Languages category 21.05% 30.65% 9.33%
Number of salaries quoted 66 104 37
Average salary £33,250 £32,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.30% -4.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £39,750 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Programming Languages Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
361 372 418
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 55.45% 62.21% 62.57%
Number of salaries quoted 319 339 399
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 £52,500 £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 24 July 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 24 July 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 -7 71 £33,250 +2.30% 7
St Helens +9 5 - -
PHP
North West

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 132 (75.86%) MySQL
2 105 (60.34%) HTML
3 87 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 75 (43.10%) CSS
5 74 (42.53%) Zend
6 63 (36.21%) OO
7 58 (33.33%) Linux
7 58 (33.33%) MVC
8 48 (27.59%) SQL
8 48 (27.59%) E-Commerce
9 47 (27.01%) OO PHP
10 42 (24.14%) jQuery
11 36 (20.69%) Magento
12 31 (17.82%) HTML5
12 31 (17.82%) Oracle
13 26 (14.94%) TDD
14 25 (14.37%) Agile Software Development
14 25 (14.37%) Ajax
14 25 (14.37%) Windows
14 25 (14.37%) Symfony
15 24 (13.79%) Web Development
16 23 (13.22%) Java
16 23 (13.22%) Apache
16 23 (13.22%) CodeIgniter
17 22 (12.64%) UNIX
18 21 (12.07%) SQL Server
18 21 (12.07%) ITIL
19 20 (11.49%) PostgreSQL
20 17 (9.77%) Unit Testing
20 17 (9.77%) Computer Science

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 23 (13.22%) Apache
2 15 (8.62%) Liferay
3 5 (2.87%) WordPress
4 2 (1.15%) Drupal
4 2 (1.15%) Node.js
4 2 (1.15%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.15%) CMS
5 1 (0.57%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.57%) Moodle
5 1 (0.57%) Jetty
5 1 (0.57%) Umbraco
Applications
1 15 (8.62%) FastStats
2 3 (1.72%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 36 (20.69%) Magento
2 2 (1.15%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.57%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.02%) Internet
2 5 (2.87%) Intranet
2 5 (2.87%) Firewall
2 5 (2.87%) Wi-Fi
2 5 (2.87%) DNS
2 5 (2.87%) DHCP
2 5 (2.87%) SSL
2 5 (2.87%) LDAP
2 5 (2.87%) VLAN
3 3 (1.72%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 132 (75.86%) MySQL
2 21 (12.07%) SQL Server
3 20 (11.49%) PostgreSQL
4 16 (9.20%) Crystal Reports
5 15 (8.62%) Oracle Reports
5 15 (8.62%) Pentaho
5 15 (8.62%) Oracle Database 11g
5 15 (8.62%) Oracle Database
6 4 (2.30%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.72%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.15%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 16 (9.20%) Subversion
2 15 (8.62%) Git (software)
3 4 (2.30%) Ant
3 4 (2.30%) Maven
4 3 (1.72%) Hudson
4 3 (1.72%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.57%) Log4j
5 1 (0.57%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.57%) JUnit
5 1 (0.57%) JIRA
General
1 15 (8.62%) Retail
2 12 (6.90%) Finance
3 8 (4.60%) Marketing
4 5 (2.87%) Multimedia
5 3 (1.72%) Online Betting
6 2 (1.15%) Games
7 1 (0.57%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 141 (81.03%) Developer
2 92 (52.87%) PHP Developer
3 24 (13.79%) Magento Developer
4 19 (10.92%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 16 (9.20%) Senior Developer
5 16 (9.20%) Support Engineer
5 16 (9.20%) Applications Support
5 16 (9.20%) Applications Support Engineer
6 15 (8.62%) Web Developer
7 13 (7.47%) C++ Developer
7 13 (7.47%) Senior PHP Developer
8 12 (6.90%) Team Leader
9 6 (3.45%) Development Team Leader
10 5 (2.87%) Java Developer
10 5 (2.87%) PHP Web Developer
10 5 (2.87%) ICT Technician
10 5 (2.87%) Senior Technician
11 4 (2.30%) Web Team Leader
11 4 (2.30%) Senior PHP Web Developer
11 4 (2.30%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (60.34%) HTML
2 75 (43.10%) CSS
3 42 (24.14%) jQuery
4 31 (17.82%) HTML5
5 25 (14.37%) Ajax
5 25 (14.37%) Symfony
6 23 (13.22%) CodeIgniter
7 16 (9.20%) Yii
8 15 (8.62%) J2EE
9 13 (7.47%) STL
9 13 (7.47%) CSS3
10 11 (6.32%) Zend Framework
11 10 (5.75%) CakePHP
12 7 (4.02%) Web Services
13 5 (2.87%) LAMP
13 5 (2.87%) XML
13 5 (2.87%) XHTML
13 5 (2.87%) Qt
13 5 (2.87%) Laravel
14 4 (2.30%) Apache Axis
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.77%) Computer Science
2 11 (6.32%) Open Source
3 9 (5.17%) EPoS
4 5 (2.87%) VLE
4 5 (2.87%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.72%) W3C
6 2 (1.15%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.57%) Social Media
7 1 (0.57%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 58 (33.33%) Linux
2 25 (14.37%) Windows
3 22 (12.64%) UNIX
4 5 (2.87%) Mac OS X
4 5 (2.87%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (2.87%) Windows 7
4 5 (2.87%) Apple iOS
4 5 (2.87%) Windows 8
4 5 (2.87%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.57%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (36.21%) OO
2 58 (33.33%) MVC
3 48 (27.59%) E-Commerce
4 47 (27.01%) OO PHP
5 26 (14.94%) TDD
6 25 (14.37%) Agile Software Development
7 24 (13.79%) Web Development
8 21 (12.07%) ITIL
9 17 (9.77%) Unit Testing
10 15 (8.62%) Business Intelligence
10 15 (8.62%) Workflow
10 15 (8.62%) Problem Management
10 15 (8.62%) ITIL V2
11 14 (8.05%) OOP
12 12 (6.90%) Progressive Enhancement
13 11 (6.32%) Software Engineering
14 8 (4.60%) Migration
14 8 (4.60%) Continuous Integration
14 8 (4.60%) Refactoring
15 7 (4.02%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 87 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 48 (27.59%) SQL
3 23 (13.22%) Java
4 16 (9.20%) C++
5 15 (8.62%) PHP5
6 5 (2.87%) Shell Script
6 5 (2.87%) C#
6 5 (2.87%) VB
6 5 (2.87%) PowerShell
7 4 (2.30%) Perl
8 3 (1.72%) Python
9 2 (1.15%) C
9 2 (1.15%) Ruby
10 1 (0.57%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 17 (9.77%) Degree
2 8 (4.60%) MySQL Certification
3 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.87%) QA
2 1 (0.57%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (2.87%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.15%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 15 (8.62%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 5 (2.87%) SCCM
Vendors
1 74 (42.53%) Zend
2 31 (17.82%) Oracle
3 16 (9.20%) Business Objects
4 2 (1.15%) WSO2
5 1 (0.57%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.57%) Adobe
5 1 (0.57%) Facebook
5 1 (0.57%) EPiServer
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