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 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 41 27 14
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -13
Permanent jobs citing PHP 19 37 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 4.02% 7.25% 12.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.80% 14.86% 21.98%
Number of salaries quoted 17 36 75
Median salary £30,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £44,000
UK excluding London median 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
216 249 364
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 45.67% 48.82% 55.57%
Number of salaries quoted 173 201 332
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 -21 18 £30,000 -14.28% 11
PHP
North West

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 30 (69.77%) JavaScript
2 24 (55.81%) HTML
3 23 (53.49%) MySQL
4 19 (44.19%) CSS
4 19 (44.19%) Linux
5 17 (39.53%) SQL
6 16 (37.21%) MVC
6 16 (37.21%) Git (software)
7 13 (30.23%) jQuery
8 12 (27.91%) REST
9 11 (25.58%) Configuration Management
9 11 (25.58%) Java
9 11 (25.58%) SOAP
10 10 (23.26%) OOP
10 10 (23.26%) Apache
10 10 (23.26%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (23.26%) Symfony
11 9 (20.93%) Subversion
11 9 (20.93%) Python
11 9 (20.93%) OO
11 9 (20.93%) Windows
11 9 (20.93%) Web Services
11 9 (20.93%) C#
11 9 (20.93%) Perl
11 9 (20.93%) Puppet
11 9 (20.93%) Bash Shell
12 8 (18.60%) Nagios
12 8 (18.60%) Debian
12 8 (18.60%) CentOS
12 8 (18.60%) Munin

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 (23.26%) Apache
2 8 (18.60%) nginx
3 3 (6.98%) WordPress
4 1 (2.33%) Drupal
4 1 (2.33%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (6.98%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Magento
1 2 (4.65%) OpenCart
2 1 (2.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) MailChimp
2 1 (2.33%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 1 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.63%) MRTG
2 1 (2.33%) Firewall
2 1 (2.33%) NAS
2 1 (2.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (53.49%) MySQL
2 7 (16.28%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (6.98%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.65%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (37.21%) Git (software)
2 9 (20.93%) Subversion
3 4 (9.30%) Jenkins
4 3 (6.98%) Cucumber
4 3 (6.98%) JIRA
4 3 (6.98%) Selenium
4 3 (6.98%) Selenium IDE
4 3 (6.98%) WebDriver
5 2 (4.65%) gulp
5 2 (4.65%) Mercurial
6 1 (2.33%) PHPUnit
6 1 (2.33%) Xdebug
General
1 4 (9.30%) Marketing
1 4 (9.30%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.65%) Finance
2 2 (4.65%) Retail
3 1 (2.33%) Advertising
3 1 (2.33%) Electronics
3 1 (2.33%) Games
3 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 24 (55.81%) Developer
2 18 (41.86%) PHP Developer
3 10 (23.26%) Administrator
3 10 (23.26%) Linux Administrator
4 8 (18.60%) Linux Support
5 5 (11.63%) Systems Developer
6 4 (9.30%) IT Administrator
6 4 (9.30%) IT Support
7 3 (6.98%) Applications Support
7 3 (6.98%) Automation Tester
7 3 (6.98%) Designer
7 3 (6.98%) Selenium Automation Tester
7 3 (6.98%) Selenium Tester
7 3 (6.98%) Senior Developer
7 3 (6.98%) Senior PHP Developer
7 3 (6.98%) Team Leader
7 3 (6.98%) Tester
7 3 (6.98%) Web Designer
7 3 (6.98%) Windows Administrator
8 2 (4.65%) HTML CSS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (55.81%) HTML
2 19 (44.19%) CSS
3 13 (30.23%) jQuery
4 12 (27.91%) REST
5 11 (25.58%) SOAP
6 10 (23.26%) Symfony
7 9 (20.93%) Web Services
8 7 (16.28%) AngularJS
8 7 (16.28%) LAMP
8 7 (16.28%) LAPP Stack
8 7 (16.28%) Laravel
9 6 (13.95%) .NET
10 5 (11.63%) JSON
10 5 (11.63%) XML
11 4 (9.30%) HTML5
11 4 (9.30%) Yii
11 4 (9.30%) Zend Framework
12 3 (6.98%) Ajax
13 2 (4.65%) RESTful
13 2 (4.65%) Semantic HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.63%) iPad
2 4 (9.30%) Fintech
3 3 (6.98%) Mobile App
4 2 (4.65%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.65%) Credit Risk
4 2 (4.65%) e-Learning
4 2 (4.65%) User Experience
5 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 19 (44.19%) Linux
2 9 (20.93%) Windows
3 8 (18.60%) CentOS
3 8 (18.60%) Debian
4 7 (16.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (16.28%) Windows Server
5 5 (11.63%) Unix
6 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (4.65%) Android
7 2 (4.65%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (37.21%) MVC
2 11 (25.58%) Configuration Management
3 10 (23.26%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (23.26%) OOP
4 9 (20.93%) OO
5 7 (16.28%) Problem Management
6 6 (13.95%) ITIL
7 5 (11.63%) OO PHP
7 5 (11.63%) TDD
7 5 (11.63%) Web Development
8 4 (9.30%) Business Development
8 4 (9.30%) E-Commerce
8 4 (9.30%) Refactoring
9 3 (6.98%) Agile Testing
9 3 (6.98%) Automated Testing
9 3 (6.98%) BDD
9 3 (6.98%) Defect Management
9 3 (6.98%) Test Scripting
9 3 (6.98%) Unit Testing
10 2 (4.65%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 30 (69.77%) JavaScript
2 17 (39.53%) SQL
3 11 (25.58%) Java
4 9 (20.93%) Bash Shell
4 9 (20.93%) C#
4 9 (20.93%) Perl
4 9 (20.93%) Python
5 7 (16.28%) PHP 5
6 6 (13.95%) Ruby
7 3 (6.98%) C++
8 2 (4.65%) Objective-C
9 1 (2.33%) PowerShell
9 1 (2.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (6.98%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.30%) QA
System Software
1 7 (16.28%) Varnish
1 7 (16.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (13.95%) Hyper-V
3 5 (11.63%) Squid
Systems Management
1 9 (20.93%) Puppet
2 8 (18.60%) Munin
2 8 (18.60%) Nagios
3 5 (11.63%) Zenoss
4 4 (9.30%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (6.98%) Backup Exec
5 3 (6.98%) Cacti
Vendors
1 7 (16.28%) Citrix
1 7 (16.28%) VMware
2 6 (13.95%) Cisco
2 6 (13.95%) F5
2 6 (13.95%) HP
3 5 (11.63%) SaltStack
3 5 (11.63%) Zend
4 2 (4.65%) Pardot
5 1 (2.33%) Adobe
5 1 (2.33%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.33%) SAP
5 1 (2.33%) Twitter
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Salary: £25000 - £37000 per annum + Package
Posted: 10 hours ago
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Salary: £47000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Southport, Merseyside
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
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Salary: £32000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + competitive benefits
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Liverpool, Merseyside
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Southport, Merseyside
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + huge benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Southport, Merseyside
Oscar
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Competitive benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £70000 per annum + Competitive benefits package
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Salary: £25,000 - £40,000 per year
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