The table below looks at the statistics 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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 34 13 12
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -1
Permanent jobs citing PHP 28 58 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 5.19% 12.24% 17.86%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.82% 22.22% 26.68%
Number of salaries quoted 21 46 97
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
285 261 401
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 52.78% 55.06% 66.94%
Number of salaries quoted 226 218 367
Average salary £36,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 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
(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 -27 15 £35,000 -6.66% 12
Bootle - 6 £35,000 -
Southport - 2 - -
PHP
North West

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 24 (57.14%) HTML
1 24 (57.14%) MySQL
2 23 (54.76%) JavaScript
3 21 (50.00%) CSS
4 16 (38.10%) jQuery
5 15 (35.71%) Java
5 15 (35.71%) E-Commerce
5 15 (35.71%) HTML5
6 11 (26.19%) JSON
6 11 (26.19%) CSS3
6 11 (26.19%) User Experience
7 10 (23.81%) Ruby
7 10 (23.81%) Linux
8 9 (21.43%) SQL
8 9 (21.43%) Marketing
9 8 (19.05%) Puppet
10 7 (16.67%) Apple iOS
10 7 (16.67%) Android Development
10 7 (16.67%) Software Engineering
10 7 (16.67%) Computer Science
10 7 (16.67%) Android
10 7 (16.67%) XML
10 7 (16.67%) Finance
10 7 (16.67%) Objective-C
11 6 (14.29%) C#
11 6 (14.29%) .NET
11 6 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
11 6 (14.29%) Web Development
11 6 (14.29%) Degree
11 6 (14.29%) Subversion

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 5 (11.90%) nginx
2 4 (9.52%) Apache
2 4 (9.52%) CMS
2 4 (9.52%) Drupal
2 4 (9.52%) Node.js
3 1 (2.38%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.38%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 5 (11.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (4.76%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) Adobe Creative Cloud
1 1 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.90%) PuTTY
1 5 (11.90%) WinSCP
2 3 (7.14%) MRTG
3 1 (2.38%) Firewall
3 1 (2.38%) NAS
3 1 (2.38%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (57.14%) MySQL
2 4 (9.52%) MongoDB
3 3 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (7.14%) Redis
3 3 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (14.29%) Subversion
2 5 (11.90%) Ant
2 5 (11.90%) Cucumber
2 5 (11.90%) Jenkins
2 5 (11.90%) JIRA
2 5 (11.90%) JMeter
2 5 (11.90%) Selenium
2 5 (11.90%) TortoiseSVN
2 5 (11.90%) WATIR
2 5 (11.90%) WebDriver
3 3 (7.14%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.38%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.38%) Mercurial
4 1 (2.38%) Vagrant
General
1 9 (21.43%) Marketing
2 7 (16.67%) Finance
3 5 (11.90%) Electronics
3 5 (11.90%) Manufacturing
3 5 (11.90%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.38%) Advertising
4 1 (2.38%) Legal
Job Titles
1 27 (64.29%) Developer
2 13 (30.95%) PHP Developer
3 7 (16.67%) Android Developer
4 6 (14.29%) Applications Developer
4 6 (14.29%) Web Developer
5 5 (11.90%) MySQL Developer
5 5 (11.90%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 5 (11.90%) PHP Web Developer
5 5 (11.90%) QA Engineer
6 4 (9.52%) Administrator
6 4 (9.52%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 4 (9.52%) HTML CSS Developer
6 4 (9.52%) HTML Developer
6 4 (9.52%) JavaScript Developer
6 4 (9.52%) Linux Administrator
6 4 (9.52%) Software Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) IT Administrator
7 3 (7.14%) Lead Developer
7 3 (7.14%) Linux Support
7 3 (7.14%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (57.14%) HTML
2 21 (50.00%) CSS
3 16 (38.10%) jQuery
4 15 (35.71%) HTML5
5 11 (26.19%) CSS3
5 11 (26.19%) JSON
6 7 (16.67%) XML
7 6 (14.29%) .NET
8 5 (11.90%) REST
9 4 (9.52%) Ajax
9 4 (9.52%) AngularJS
9 4 (9.52%) SOAP
9 4 (9.52%) Symfony
9 4 (9.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 3 (7.14%) LAPP Stack
10 3 (7.14%) LEMP Stack
10 3 (7.14%) Web Services
10 3 (7.14%) Yii
11 2 (4.76%) Laravel
11 2 (4.76%) Silex
Miscellaneous
1 11 (26.19%) User Experience
2 7 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 5 (11.90%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (11.90%) Mobile App
4 3 (7.14%) Streaming Media
5 1 (2.38%) e-Learning
5 1 (2.38%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 10 (23.81%) Linux
2 7 (16.67%) Android
2 7 (16.67%) Apple iOS
3 5 (11.90%) Windows
4 3 (7.14%) CentOS
4 3 (7.14%) Debian
4 3 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (7.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (35.71%) E-Commerce
2 7 (16.67%) Android Development
2 7 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 6 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
3 6 (14.29%) Web Development
4 5 (11.90%) Automated Testing
4 5 (11.90%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (11.90%) Front End Development
4 5 (11.90%) Functional Testing
4 5 (11.90%) Manual Testing
4 5 (11.90%) Performance Management
4 5 (11.90%) Programme Management
4 5 (11.90%) Scrum
4 5 (11.90%) Software Testing
4 5 (11.90%) Test Strategy
4 5 (11.90%) Validation
5 4 (9.52%) API Development
5 4 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (9.52%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 23 (54.76%) JavaScript
2 15 (35.71%) Java
3 10 (23.81%) Ruby
4 9 (21.43%) SQL
5 7 (16.67%) Objective-C
6 6 (14.29%) C#
7 5 (11.90%) Python
8 4 (9.52%) Bash Shell
8 4 (9.52%) Perl
9 1 (2.38%) PHP 5
9 1 (2.38%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.90%) QA
System Software
1 4 (9.52%) Varnish
1 4 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (7.14%) Hyper-V
2 3 (7.14%) Squid
3 1 (2.38%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (19.05%) Puppet
2 3 (7.14%) Munin
2 3 (7.14%) Nagios
2 3 (7.14%) Zenoss
3 1 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.38%) Piwik
Vendors
1 5 (11.90%) SAP
2 4 (9.52%) Citrix
2 4 (9.52%) VMware
2 4 (9.52%) Zend
3 3 (7.14%) Cisco
3 3 (7.14%) F5
3 3 (7.14%) HP
3 3 (7.14%) SaltStack
4 2 (4.76%) Adobe
5 1 (2.38%) Twitter
Liverpool, Merseyside
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £320000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £42000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £32,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Chassam Contract
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Merseyside
Chassam Contract
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Merseyside
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £42000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Merseyside
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £320000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Wirral, Merseyside
Foresight Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £14000 - £18000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
St. Helens
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Training & Progression
Posted: 11 days ago
St. Helens
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Liverpool
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £43000 per annum + Work from Home
Posted: 14 days ago
Birkenhead
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent competitive package
Posted: 19 days ago