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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 20 14 47
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +33
Permanent jobs citing PHP 53 87 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 8.79% 13.38% 4.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.87% 23.20% 6.20%
Number of salaries quoted 45 83 23
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,300 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,400 £50,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
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
334 375 403
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 55.39% 57.69% 64.48%
Number of salaries quoted 289 346 370
Average salary £39,750 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.57% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,625 £25,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -5 48 £35,000 -9.67% 5
St Helens - 3 - - 1
PHP
North West

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 94 (72.31%) MySQL
2 79 (60.77%) HTML
3 67 (51.54%) JavaScript
4 57 (43.85%) OO
5 56 (43.08%) CSS
6 48 (36.92%) Zend
7 43 (33.08%) Linux
7 43 (33.08%) OO PHP
8 42 (32.31%) E-Commerce
9 40 (30.77%) MVC
10 34 (26.15%) SQL
11 29 (22.31%) Agile Software Development
11 29 (22.31%) jQuery
12 28 (21.54%) Magento
13 24 (18.46%) HTML5
14 23 (17.69%) TDD
15 22 (16.92%) Symfony
15 22 (16.92%) Apache
16 20 (15.38%) Ajax
17 18 (13.85%) CodeIgniter
17 18 (13.85%) Oracle
18 16 (12.31%) Web Development
18 16 (12.31%) PostgreSQL
19 15 (11.54%) Retail
19 15 (11.54%) SQL Server
19 15 (11.54%) Java
19 15 (11.54%) ITIL
19 15 (11.54%) Windows
19 15 (11.54%) Unit Testing
20 13 (10.00%) Analytical Skills

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 22 (16.92%) Apache
2 10 (7.69%) Liferay
3 3 (2.31%) WordPress
3 3 (2.31%) Drupal
4 1 (0.77%) Jetty
4 1 (0.77%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.77%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (7.69%) FastStats
2 3 (2.31%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.77%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 28 (21.54%) Magento
2 1 (0.77%) Tridion
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.85%) DNS
1 5 (3.85%) SSL
1 5 (3.85%) Intranet
1 5 (3.85%) Internet
1 5 (3.85%) Firewall
1 5 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
1 5 (3.85%) VLAN
1 5 (3.85%) LDAP
1 5 (3.85%) DHCP
2 1 (0.77%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (72.31%) MySQL
2 16 (12.31%) PostgreSQL
3 15 (11.54%) SQL Server
4 10 (7.69%) Crystal Reports
4 10 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
4 10 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
4 10 (7.69%) Pentaho
4 10 (7.69%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (6.15%) Subversion
2 6 (4.62%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.77%) WebDriver
3 1 (0.77%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.77%) eggPlant
3 1 (0.77%) Maven
3 1 (0.77%) JIRA
3 1 (0.77%) Selenium
3 1 (0.77%) Ant
3 1 (0.77%) JUnit
3 1 (0.77%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.77%) Log4j
General
1 15 (11.54%) Retail
2 7 (5.38%) Marketing
3 5 (3.85%) Multimedia
4 4 (3.08%) Finance
5 3 (2.31%) Online Betting
6 2 (1.54%) Games
Job Titles
1 101 (77.69%) Developer
2 76 (58.46%) PHP Developer
3 16 (12.31%) Web Developer
4 13 (10.00%) Team Leader
4 13 (10.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 13 (10.00%) Magento Developer
5 10 (7.69%) Applications Support Engineer
5 10 (7.69%) Support Engineer
5 10 (7.69%) Applications Support
6 9 (6.92%) C++ Developer
7 7 (5.38%) PHP Web Developer
8 6 (4.62%) Senior PHP Developer
8 6 (4.62%) Senior Developer
9 5 (3.85%) Senior Technician
9 5 (3.85%) ICT Technician
10 4 (3.08%) Web Team Leader
10 4 (3.08%) Senior PHP Web Developer
10 4 (3.08%) Senior Web Developer
10 4 (3.08%) Software Developer
10 4 (3.08%) PHP Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (60.77%) HTML
2 56 (43.08%) CSS
3 29 (22.31%) jQuery
4 24 (18.46%) HTML5
5 22 (16.92%) Symfony
6 20 (15.38%) Ajax
7 18 (13.85%) CodeIgniter
8 12 (9.23%) J2EE
9 11 (8.46%) STL
10 10 (7.69%) Zend Framework
10 10 (7.69%) Yii
11 8 (6.15%) Web Services
12 6 (4.62%) CakePHP
12 6 (4.62%) REST
12 6 (4.62%) CSS3
12 6 (4.62%) SOAP
13 5 (3.85%) Laravel
14 4 (3.08%) XML
15 3 (2.31%) .NET
15 3 (2.31%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (8.46%) EPoS
3 5 (3.85%) Management Information System
3 5 (3.85%) VLE
3 5 (3.85%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.08%) User Experience
5 3 (2.31%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.54%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 43 (33.08%) Linux
2 15 (11.54%) Windows
3 11 (8.46%) UNIX
4 6 (4.62%) Apple iOS
5 5 (3.85%) Windows 8
5 5 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (3.85%) Windows 7
5 5 (3.85%) Mac OS X
6 2 (1.54%) Android
7 1 (0.77%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (43.85%) OO
2 43 (33.08%) OO PHP
3 42 (32.31%) E-Commerce
4 40 (30.77%) MVC
5 29 (22.31%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (17.69%) TDD
7 16 (12.31%) Web Development
8 15 (11.54%) Unit Testing
8 15 (11.54%) ITIL
9 10 (7.69%) Workflow
9 10 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
9 10 (7.69%) Software Engineering
9 10 (7.69%) Problem Management
9 10 (7.69%) ITIL V2
10 9 (6.92%) Mentoring
10 9 (6.92%) Progressive Enhancement
10 9 (6.92%) OOP
11 7 (5.38%) Content Management
11 7 (5.38%) Automated Testing
12 6 (4.62%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 67 (51.54%) JavaScript
2 34 (26.15%) SQL
3 15 (11.54%) Java
4 11 (8.46%) C++
5 10 (7.69%) PHP5
6 5 (3.85%) PowerShell
6 5 (3.85%) VB
7 4 (3.08%) Python
8 3 (2.31%) C#
9 2 (1.54%) Perl
9 2 (1.54%) Ruby
10 1 (0.77%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.77%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (5.38%) Degree
2 2 (1.54%) MySQL Certification
3 1 (0.77%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.54%) QA
System Software
1 5 (3.85%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.08%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 10 (7.69%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 5 (3.85%) SCCM
Vendors
1 48 (36.92%) Zend
2 18 (13.85%) Oracle
3 10 (7.69%) Business Objects
4 1 (0.77%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.77%) EPiServer
St. Helens, Merseyside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 - £24000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 4 hours ago
Liverpool, Lancashire
QVC
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £28000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 8 days ago
Wirral
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
QVC
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum Depending on Experience
Posted: 22 days ago
London or Liverpool
QVC
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 23 days ago