Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a PHP Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Liverpool during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP Developer
Merseyside > Liverpool
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 74 47
Rank change year-on-year +63 -27 -23
Permanent jobs requiring a PHP Developer 86 21 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 11.23% 1.98% 3.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.96% 2.12% 3.65%
Number of salaries quoted 76 26 24
Liverpool median annual salary £45,000 £38,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.42% +8.57% +1.45%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,625 £21,800
90th Percentile £62,500 £46,375 £42,500
Merseyside median annual salary £45,000 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +16.88% +10.00% +1.45%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Liverpool. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Liverpool
Permanent vacancies in Liverpool with a recognized job title 719 992 658
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.86% 93.67% 97.34%
Number of salaries quoted 546 688 518
Liverpool median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.50% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £22,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £57,500 £62,500
Merseyside median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +2.56%

PHP Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Liverpool

Job postings that featured PHP Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Liverpool.

Job vacancy trend for PHP Developer in Liverpool

PHP Developer
Salary Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PHP Developer in Liverpool.

Salary trend for PHP Developer in Liverpool

PHP Developer
Salary Histogram in Liverpool

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PHP Developer in Liverpool over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for PHP Developer in Liverpool

PHP Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, PHP Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Liverpool region featuring PHP Developer in the job title.

1 86 (100.00%) PHP
2 59 (68.60%) Laravel
3 58 (67.44%) MySQL
4 55 (63.95%) JavaScript
5 50 (58.14%) HTML
5 50 (58.14%) CSS
5 50 (58.14%) MVC
6 47 (54.65%) Finance
7 44 (51.16%) Zend
8 39 (45.35%) Agile Software Development
9 38 (44.19%) REST
10 37 (43.02%) CSS3
10 37 (43.02%) SOAP
10 37 (43.02%) HTML5
11 36 (41.86%) TDD
12 33 (38.37%) Banking
12 33 (38.37%) Software Engineering
12 33 (38.37%) WebDriver
12 33 (38.37%) CakePHP
12 33 (38.37%) Selenium
12 33 (38.37%) Functional Testing
12 33 (38.37%) Selenium IDE
12 33 (38.37%) API Development
13 24 (27.91%) Retail
14 22 (25.58%) Symfony
15 19 (22.09%) Git (software)
16 16 (18.60%) jQuery
16 16 (18.60%) OO
16 16 (18.60%) AngularJS
17 14 (16.28%) Docker

PHP Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Liverpool 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 13 (15.12%) CMS
2 11 (12.79%) Drupal
3 2 (2.33%) WordPress
4 1 (1.16%) Apache
Business Applications
1 14 (16.28%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 13 (15.12%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (13.95%) Amazon EC2
2 12 (13.95%) Amazon S3
2 12 (13.95%) Amazon SQS
2 12 (13.95%) AWS Lambda
2 12 (13.95%) Serverless
3 3 (3.49%) GitHub
3 3 (3.49%) npm
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (67.44%) MySQL
2 12 (13.95%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 12 (13.95%) Amazon RDS
2 12 (13.95%) NoSQL
2 12 (13.95%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 33 (38.37%) Selenium
1 33 (38.37%) Selenium IDE
1 33 (38.37%) WebDriver
2 19 (22.09%) Git (software)
3 12 (13.95%) PHPUnit
4 3 (3.49%) Bower
5 1 (1.16%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.16%) Vagrant
General
1 47 (54.65%) Finance
2 33 (38.37%) Banking
3 24 (27.91%) Retail
4 4 (4.65%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (68.60%) Laravel
2 50 (58.14%) CSS
2 50 (58.14%) HTML
3 38 (44.19%) REST
4 37 (43.02%) CSS3
4 37 (43.02%) HTML5
4 37 (43.02%) SOAP
5 33 (38.37%) CakePHP
6 22 (25.58%) Symfony
7 16 (18.60%) AngularJS
7 16 (18.60%) jQuery
8 14 (16.28%) Web Services
9 13 (15.12%) Node.js
10 12 (13.95%) Silex
11 3 (3.49%) XML
12 2 (2.33%) CodeIgniter
12 2 (2.33%) RESTful
13 1 (1.16%) JSON
13 1 (1.16%) Middleware
13 1 (1.16%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.16%) Algorithms
1 1 (1.16%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.98%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (58.14%) MVC
2 39 (45.35%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (41.86%) TDD
4 33 (38.37%) API Development
4 33 (38.37%) Functional Testing
4 33 (38.37%) Software Engineering
5 16 (18.60%) OO
6 13 (15.12%) OOD
7 12 (13.95%) Microservices
8 11 (12.79%) OO PHP
9 7 (8.14%) OOP
10 4 (4.65%) E-Commerce
11 3 (3.49%) Test Strategy
11 3 (3.49%) Web Development
12 2 (2.33%) Continuous Improvement
12 2 (2.33%) Continuous Integration
12 2 (2.33%) Front End Development
12 2 (2.33%) SDLC
12 2 (2.33%) SQL Optimisation
12 2 (2.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 86 (100.00%) PHP
2 55 (63.95%) JavaScript
3 4 (4.65%) Java
3 4 (4.65%) PHP 5
4 3 (3.49%) SQL
5 1 (1.16%) C
5 1 (1.16%) PHP 7
5 1 (1.16%) T-SQL
System Software
1 14 (16.28%) Docker
Vendors
1 44 (51.16%) Zend
2 1 (1.16%) Capita
2 1 (1.16%) Oracle