The table below looks at the statistics for PHP5 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PHP5 over the 3 months to 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP 5
Rank - 52 64
Permanent jobs citing PHP5 0 24 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside - 3.63% 1.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 5.53% 1.83%
Number of salaries quoted 0 21 6
Average salary - £31,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.61%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
PHP5
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
284 434 382
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 56.02% 65.66% 64.64%
Number of salaries quoted 230 397 319
Average salary £38,000 £36,250 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.82% -0.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

PHP5
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing PHP5 across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

PHP5 Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

PHP5
Salary Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PHP5 across the Merseyside region.

PHP5 Salary Trend in Merseyside

PHP5
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside region citing PHP5 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 PHP5.

1 5 (100.00%) PHP
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) MySQL
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Zend
1 5 (100.00%) Zend Framework

PHP5
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside region citing PHP5 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 PHP5. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
1 5 (100.00%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) Zend Framework
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) PHP
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Zend