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 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 43 20 16
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -4
Permanent jobs citing PHP 25 42 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 4.38% 8.57% 11.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.59% 17.36% 20.33%
Number of salaries quoted 24 41 63
Median salary £33,500 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.28% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,900 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £39,400 £42,500 £38,500
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
291 242 359
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 50.96% 49.39% 56.18%
Number of salaries quoted 231 196 318
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 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 -26 22 £32,500 -7.14% 10
Wirral - 3 £38,500 - 1
PHP
North West

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 34 (72.34%) JavaScript
2 27 (57.45%) MySQL
3 24 (51.06%) HTML
4 23 (48.94%) SQL
5 22 (46.81%) Git (software)
6 20 (42.55%) CSS
6 20 (42.55%) Linux
7 16 (34.04%) MVC
8 13 (27.66%) REST
9 12 (25.53%) Configuration Management
9 12 (25.53%) SOAP
9 12 (25.53%) Subversion
9 12 (25.53%) Symfony
10 11 (23.40%) jQuery
10 11 (23.40%) OOP
10 11 (23.40%) Apache
11 10 (21.28%) OO
11 10 (21.28%) Web Services
11 10 (21.28%) C#
11 10 (21.28%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (21.28%) AngularJS
12 9 (19.15%) Laravel
12 9 (19.15%) Puppet
12 9 (19.15%) CentOS
12 9 (19.15%) nginx
12 9 (19.15%) Munin
12 9 (19.15%) Bash Shell
12 9 (19.15%) Debian
12 9 (19.15%) Java
12 9 (19.15%) Perl

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 11 (23.40%) Apache
2 9 (19.15%) nginx
3 3 (6.38%) WordPress
4 2 (4.26%) Drupal
4 2 (4.26%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (6.38%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (6.38%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (10.64%) Magento
2 2 (4.26%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.26%) MailChimp
2 1 (2.13%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 1 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.13%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.13%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.38%) MRTG
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (57.45%) MySQL
2 8 (17.02%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (6.38%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.26%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.13%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 22 (46.81%) Git (software)
2 12 (25.53%) Subversion
3 6 (12.77%) Jenkins
4 3 (6.38%) Cucumber
4 3 (6.38%) JIRA
4 3 (6.38%) Selenium
4 3 (6.38%) Selenium IDE
4 3 (6.38%) WebDriver
5 2 (4.26%) gulp
5 2 (4.26%) Mercurial
5 2 (4.26%) PHPUnit
5 2 (4.26%) Xdebug
General
1 3 (6.38%) Marketing
1 3 (6.38%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.26%) Retail
3 1 (2.13%) Advertising
3 1 (2.13%) Games
Job Titles
1 27 (57.45%) Developer
2 21 (44.68%) PHP Developer
3 10 (21.28%) Administrator
3 10 (21.28%) Linux Administrator
4 9 (19.15%) Linux Support
5 6 (12.77%) Applications Support
5 6 (12.77%) Systems Developer
5 6 (12.77%) Windows Administrator
6 3 (6.38%) Automation Tester
6 3 (6.38%) Designer
6 3 (6.38%) HTML Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Junior
6 3 (6.38%) MySQL Developer
6 3 (6.38%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Selenium Tester
6 3 (6.38%) Senior Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Team Leader
6 3 (6.38%) Tester
6 3 (6.38%) Web Designer
6 3 (6.38%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (51.06%) HTML
2 20 (42.55%) CSS
3 13 (27.66%) REST
4 12 (25.53%) SOAP
4 12 (25.53%) Symfony
5 11 (23.40%) jQuery
6 10 (21.28%) AngularJS
6 10 (21.28%) Web Services
7 9 (19.15%) Laravel
8 8 (17.02%) JSON
8 8 (17.02%) LAPP Stack
9 7 (14.89%) LAMP
10 6 (12.77%) XML
11 4 (8.51%) .NET
11 4 (8.51%) Ajax
11 4 (8.51%) HTML5
11 4 (8.51%) Yii
11 4 (8.51%) Zend Framework
12 2 (4.26%) Behat
12 2 (4.26%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.77%) Mobile App
2 5 (10.64%) iPad
3 4 (8.51%) Fintech
4 2 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.26%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.26%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 20 (42.55%) Linux
2 9 (19.15%) CentOS
2 9 (19.15%) Debian
2 9 (19.15%) Windows
3 8 (17.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (17.02%) Windows Server
4 6 (12.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (12.77%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (10.64%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (34.04%) MVC
2 12 (25.53%) Configuration Management
3 11 (23.40%) OOP
4 10 (21.28%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (21.28%) OO
5 8 (17.02%) Problem Management
5 8 (17.02%) Web Development
6 5 (10.64%) OO PHP
6 5 (10.64%) TDD
7 4 (8.51%) Business Development
7 4 (8.51%) E-Commerce
7 4 (8.51%) ITIL
7 4 (8.51%) Refactoring
7 4 (8.51%) Unit Testing
8 3 (6.38%) Agile Testing
8 3 (6.38%) Automated Testing
8 3 (6.38%) BDD
8 3 (6.38%) Defect Management
8 3 (6.38%) Test Scripting
9 2 (4.26%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
Programming Languages
1 34 (72.34%) JavaScript
2 23 (48.94%) SQL
3 10 (21.28%) C#
4 9 (19.15%) Bash Shell
4 9 (19.15%) Java
4 9 (19.15%) Perl
4 9 (19.15%) Python
5 8 (17.02%) PHP 5
6 6 (12.77%) C++
7 3 (6.38%) Ruby
8 1 (2.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (6.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.51%) QA
System Software
1 8 (17.02%) Varnish
2 4 (8.51%) Hyper-V
2 4 (8.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (6.38%) Squid
Systems Management
1 9 (19.15%) Munin
1 9 (19.15%) Nagios
1 9 (19.15%) Puppet
2 6 (12.77%) Backup Exec
2 6 (12.77%) Cacti
2 6 (12.77%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (6.38%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 5 (10.64%) Zend
2 4 (8.51%) Cisco
2 4 (8.51%) Citrix
2 4 (8.51%) F5
2 4 (8.51%) HP
2 4 (8.51%) VMware
3 3 (6.38%) SaltStack
4 2 (4.26%) Pardot
5 1 (2.13%) Adobe
5 1 (2.13%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.13%) Twitter
Merseyside
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000 per annum + flexible working hours
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Lancashire
Roc Search Limited
Salary: Pension, Training & More
Posted: 2 days ago
Wirral, Merseyside
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + flexible working hours, work from home
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Competitive benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Lancashire
Nigel Frank International
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar
Salary: Competitive Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar
Salary: Competitive Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Southport, Merseyside
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £70000 per annum + Competitive benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £30k - 35k per year + Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Merseyside
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Southport, Merseyside
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + huge benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar
Salary: £23000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birkenhead
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Southport, Merseyside
Oscar
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birkenhead, Merseyside
Oscar
Salary: £28000 - £32500 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago