The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Merseyside region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP 5
Rank 57 43 76
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +33
Permanent jobs citing PHP5 10 23 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.54% 3.84% 0.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.76% 6.15% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 5 23 1
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £31,375
% change year-on-year
- +3.58%
Programming Languages Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
362 374 424
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 55.86% 62.44% 62.91%
Number of salaries quoted 319 341 404
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
PHP5
North West

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
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PHP5 within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 23 July 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 -12 10 £32,500 -
PHP5
North West

PHP5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 15 (100.00%) PHP
1 15 (100.00%) MySQL
2 12 (80.00%) Zend
2 12 (80.00%) SQL
3 10 (66.67%) HTML
3 10 (66.67%) CSS
4 9 (60.00%) OOP
5 8 (53.33%) JavaScript
6 7 (46.67%) CakePHP
6 7 (46.67%) Symfony
7 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (40.00%) E-Commerce
8 5 (33.33%) TDD
8 5 (33.33%) Automated Testing
8 5 (33.33%) Software Testing
8 5 (33.33%) Zend Framework
8 5 (33.33%) OO
8 5 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (33.33%) Magento
8 5 (33.33%) HTML5
8 5 (33.33%) Laravel
9 4 (26.67%) MVC
10 3 (20.00%) jQuery
11 2 (13.33%) Ajax
11 2 (13.33%) Finance
11 2 (13.33%) SOAP
11 2 (13.33%) REST
12 1 (6.67%) Yii
12 1 (6.67%) Moodle
12 1 (6.67%) Web Services

PHP5
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) CMS
1 1 (6.67%) Moodle
Business Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (100.00%) MySQL
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (100.00%) Developer
2 14 (93.33%) PHP Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Senior PHP Developer
3 1 (6.67%) PHP Symfony Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Applications Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (66.67%) CSS
1 10 (66.67%) HTML
2 7 (46.67%) Symfony
2 7 (46.67%) CakePHP
3 5 (33.33%) HTML5
3 5 (33.33%) Laravel
3 5 (33.33%) Zend Framework
4 3 (20.00%) jQuery
5 2 (13.33%) Ajax
5 2 (13.33%) REST
5 2 (13.33%) SOAP
6 1 (6.67%) Web Services
6 1 (6.67%) XML
6 1 (6.67%) .NET
6 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
6 1 (6.67%) Yii
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
1 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) OOP
2 6 (40.00%) E-Commerce
2 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (33.33%) TDD
3 5 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 5 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 5 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (33.33%) OO
4 4 (26.67%) MVC
5 1 (6.67%) Service Management
5 1 (6.67%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) PHP
2 12 (80.00%) SQL
3 8 (53.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.67%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 12 (80.00%) Zend