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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 26 16 10
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -6
Permanent jobs citing PHP 32 61 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 7.08% 10.12% 14.78%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.88% 18.48% 25.21%
Number of salaries quoted 30 51 85
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £25,600
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +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
215 330 357
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 47.57% 54.73% 58.62%
Number of salaries quoted 167 287 332
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 1 September 2015.

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 1 September 2015. 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 -2 29 £35,000 +7.69% 3
PHP
North West

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 48 (75.00%) HTML
2 45 (70.31%) MySQL
3 43 (67.19%) JavaScript
4 29 (45.31%) CSS
5 24 (37.50%) Symfony
5 24 (37.50%) Zend
6 22 (34.38%) MVC
7 20 (31.25%) jQuery
7 20 (31.25%) HTML5
8 19 (29.69%) Yii
9 18 (28.13%) OO PHP
10 17 (26.56%) CSS3
11 14 (21.88%) OO
12 13 (20.31%) Linux
12 13 (20.31%) OOP
12 13 (20.31%) Finance
12 13 (20.31%) Laravel
13 10 (15.63%) WordPress
13 10 (15.63%) CakePHP
13 10 (15.63%) Marketing
13 10 (15.63%) Web Development
13 10 (15.63%) Java
14 9 (14.06%) Git (software)
14 9 (14.06%) REST
15 7 (10.94%) Content Management
15 7 (10.94%) C++
15 7 (10.94%) SOAP
15 7 (10.94%) E-Commerce
16 6 (9.38%) SEO
16 6 (9.38%) Agile Software Development

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 10 (15.63%) WordPress
2 5 (7.81%) CMS
3 4 (6.25%) Node.js
4 2 (3.13%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.56%) Apache
5 1 (1.56%) nginx
5 1 (1.56%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 5 (7.81%) Photoshop
2 4 (6.25%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (3.13%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (3.13%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.25%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (70.31%) MySQL
2 3 (4.69%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.56%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.56%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 9 (14.06%) Git (software)
2 5 (7.81%) Subversion
3 4 (6.25%) PHPUnit
4 3 (4.69%) Grunt
5 1 (1.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (20.31%) Finance
2 10 (15.63%) Marketing
3 5 (7.81%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.13%) Music Industry
4 2 (3.13%) Games
5 1 (1.56%) Banking
5 1 (1.56%) Legal
5 1 (1.56%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 58 (90.63%) Developer
2 34 (53.13%) PHP Developer
3 17 (26.56%) Web Developer
4 12 (18.75%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 7 (10.94%) PHP Web Developer
5 7 (10.94%) Senior Developer
6 5 (7.81%) Front-End Developer
7 4 (6.25%) Senior PHP Developer
7 4 (6.25%) Ruby on Rails Developer
8 3 (4.69%) Junior
8 3 (4.69%) Systems Developer
9 2 (3.13%) Junior Developer
9 2 (3.13%) Systems Administrator
9 2 (3.13%) Senior Web Developer
9 2 (3.13%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 2 (3.13%) Project Manager
9 2 (3.13%) Administrator
9 2 (3.13%) Linux Administrator
9 2 (3.13%) Front-End Web Developer
10 1 (1.56%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (75.00%) HTML
2 29 (45.31%) CSS
3 24 (37.50%) Symfony
4 20 (31.25%) jQuery
4 20 (31.25%) HTML5
5 19 (29.69%) Yii
6 17 (26.56%) CSS3
7 13 (20.31%) Laravel
8 10 (15.63%) CakePHP
9 9 (14.06%) REST
10 7 (10.94%) SOAP
11 5 (7.81%) Sass
12 4 (6.25%) AngularJS
12 4 (6.25%) Web Services
12 4 (6.25%) LAMP
12 4 (6.25%) Ajax
12 4 (6.25%) Ruby on Rails
12 4 (6.25%) .NET
13 2 (3.13%) XML
13 2 (3.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
1 1 (1.56%) Computer Science
1 1 (1.56%) Mobile App
1 1 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (1.56%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 13 (20.31%) Linux
2 2 (3.13%) Android
2 2 (3.13%) CentOS
2 2 (3.13%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.56%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (34.38%) MVC
2 18 (28.13%) OO PHP
3 14 (21.88%) OO
4 13 (20.31%) OOP
5 10 (15.63%) Web Development
6 7 (10.94%) E-Commerce
6 7 (10.94%) Content Management
7 6 (9.38%) SEO
7 6 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (6.25%) TDD
8 4 (6.25%) Scrum
8 4 (6.25%) Web Design
8 4 (6.25%) Unit Testing
8 4 (6.25%) BDD
9 3 (4.69%) Project Management
10 2 (3.13%) CRM
10 2 (3.13%) Open Source
10 2 (3.13%) Android Development
10 2 (3.13%) iOS Development
11 1 (1.56%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 43 (67.19%) JavaScript
2 10 (15.63%) Java
3 7 (10.94%) C++
4 6 (9.38%) PHP5
5 5 (7.81%) Bash Shell
5 5 (7.81%) SQL
5 5 (7.81%) Ruby
6 4 (6.25%) Python
7 2 (3.13%) Shell Script
7 2 (3.13%) Lua
7 2 (3.13%) Perl
8 1 (1.56%) C#
8 1 (1.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (3.13%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (1.56%) Samba
1 1 (1.56%) Squid
1 1 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.56%) Nagios
1 1 (1.56%) Munin
1 1 (1.56%) Zenoss
1 1 (1.56%) SmokePing
Vendors
1 24 (37.50%) Zend
2 4 (6.25%) Adobe
3 1 (1.56%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.56%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.56%) Perforce
3 1 (1.56%) VMware
3 1 (1.56%) Eloqua
Liverpool, Merseyside
Foresight Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Merseyside
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £27000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Liverpool
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago