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 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PHP
North West / Merseyside
Rank 41 32 15
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -17
Permanent jobs citing PHP 27 32 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 4.74% 6.15% 12.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.52% 11.15% 22.02%
Number of salaries quoted 25 26 47
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £47,500 £46,500
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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
317 287 277
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 55.61% 55.19% 54.96%
Number of salaries quoted 274 229 231
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,350 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 23 February 2017.

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 23 February 2017. 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 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 +10 23 £40,000 +10.34% 3
Wirral - 1 £30,000 -
PHP
North West

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 (57.69%) JavaScript
2 28 (53.85%) HTML
3 27 (51.92%) CSS
4 25 (48.08%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (44.23%) MySQL
6 19 (36.54%) Node.js
7 16 (30.77%) Git (software)
8 15 (28.85%) OO
9 14 (26.92%) jQuery
9 14 (26.92%) AngularJS
10 13 (25.00%) Magento
10 13 (25.00%) Linux
10 13 (25.00%) MVC
11 12 (23.08%) OOP
11 12 (23.08%) SQL
12 11 (21.15%) LAMP
12 11 (21.15%) HTML5
12 11 (21.15%) Web Development
12 11 (21.15%) Analytical Skills
12 11 (21.15%) Front End Development
13 9 (17.31%) Microservices
13 9 (17.31%) User Experience
13 9 (17.31%) Laravel
13 9 (17.31%) CSS3
13 9 (17.31%) Scrum
13 9 (17.31%) E-Commerce
14 8 (15.38%) Java
14 8 (15.38%) TDD
14 8 (15.38%) Subversion
14 8 (15.38%) Advertising

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 7 (13.46%) WordPress
2 5 (9.62%) Drupal
3 4 (7.69%) Apache
4 2 (3.85%) CMS
Business Applications
1 13 (25.00%) Magento
2 1 (1.92%) OpenCart
2 1 (1.92%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.69%) GitHub
2 3 (5.77%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.92%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.92%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.92%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (1.92%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.46%) Internet
2 1 (1.92%) PuTTY
2 1 (1.92%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (44.23%) MySQL
2 1 (1.92%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (1.92%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (1.92%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.92%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.92%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (30.77%) Git (software)
2 8 (15.38%) Subversion
3 4 (7.69%) Bitbucket
4 3 (5.77%) Grunt
5 2 (3.85%) gulp
5 2 (3.85%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.92%) Ant
6 1 (1.92%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.92%) Jasmine
6 1 (1.92%) JIRA
6 1 (1.92%) JMeter
6 1 (1.92%) RubyMine
6 1 (1.92%) Selenium
6 1 (1.92%) TortoiseSVN
6 1 (1.92%) WATIR
General
1 8 (15.38%) Advertising
2 4 (7.69%) Marketing
3 3 (5.77%) Finance
4 2 (3.85%) Banking
4 2 (3.85%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.92%) Retail
Job Titles
1 45 (86.54%) Developer
2 30 (57.69%) PHP Developer
3 9 (17.31%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 7 (13.46%) Junior
4 7 (13.46%) Junior Developer
5 6 (11.54%) Junior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 6 (11.54%) UX Developer
6 5 (9.62%) Magento Developer
6 5 (9.62%) MySQL Developer
6 5 (9.62%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 4 (7.69%) Senior Developer
8 3 (5.77%) HTML Developer
8 3 (5.77%) PHP Magento Developer
8 3 (5.77%) Senior PHP Developer
9 2 (3.85%) Full Stack Developer
9 2 (3.85%) HTML CSS Developer
9 2 (3.85%) JavaScript Developer
9 2 (3.85%) LAMP Developer
9 2 (3.85%) PHP LAMP Developer
9 2 (3.85%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (53.85%) HTML
2 27 (51.92%) CSS
3 19 (36.54%) Node.js
4 14 (26.92%) AngularJS
4 14 (26.92%) jQuery
5 11 (21.15%) HTML5
5 11 (21.15%) LAMP
6 9 (17.31%) CSS3
6 9 (17.31%) Laravel
7 8 (15.38%) RESTful
8 7 (13.46%) Semantic HTML
8 7 (13.46%) Symfony
9 6 (11.54%) XML
10 4 (7.69%) .NET
10 4 (7.69%) Ajax
11 3 (5.77%) ASP.NET
11 3 (5.77%) CakePHP
11 3 (5.77%) Classic ASP
11 3 (5.77%) REST
11 3 (5.77%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (21.15%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (17.31%) User Experience
3 4 (7.69%) Computer Science
4 3 (5.77%) Data Structures
5 2 (3.85%) Hedge funds
5 2 (3.85%) iPad
5 2 (3.85%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.92%) Fintech
6 1 (1.92%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 13 (25.00%) Linux
2 4 (7.69%) Unix
3 3 (5.77%) CentOS
3 3 (5.77%) Windows
4 2 (3.85%) Android
4 2 (3.85%) Apple iOS
4 2 (3.85%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (48.08%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (28.85%) OO
3 13 (25.00%) MVC
4 12 (23.08%) OOP
5 11 (21.15%) Front End Development
5 11 (21.15%) Web Development
6 9 (17.31%) E-Commerce
6 9 (17.31%) Microservices
6 9 (17.31%) Scrum
7 8 (15.38%) Responsive Web Design
7 8 (15.38%) TDD
8 7 (13.46%) Open Source
8 7 (13.46%) SDLC
8 7 (13.46%) Unit Testing
9 6 (11.54%) Domain-Driven Design
9 6 (11.54%) SOLID
10 5 (9.62%) Kanban
11 4 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (7.69%) OO PHP
11 4 (7.69%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 30 (57.69%) JavaScript
2 12 (23.08%) SQL
3 8 (15.38%) Java
4 4 (7.69%) C
4 4 (7.69%) C++
4 4 (7.69%) Perl
5 3 (5.77%) Bash Shell
6 2 (3.85%) PHP 5
6 2 (3.85%) Python
6 2 (3.85%) Ruby
7 1 (1.92%) Go
7 1 (1.92%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 5 (9.62%) Degree
2 4 (7.69%) MySQL Certification
System Software
1 3 (5.77%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.92%) Ansible
1 1 (1.92%) Kubernetes
1 1 (1.92%) Mesos
1 1 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.92%) Puppet
1 1 (1.92%) Rancher
1 1 (1.92%) rkt
1 1 (1.92%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (9.62%) Zend
2 1 (1.92%) Facebook
2 1 (1.92%) Red Hat
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