Period
to 21 April 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Liverpool with a requirement for PHP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited PHP over the 6 months to 21 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
Merseyside > Liverpool
6 months to
21 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 40 12 26
Rank change year-on-year -28 +14 +18
Permanent jobs citing PHP 33 87 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 5.31% 12.43% 7.48%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.58% 25.14% 13.04%
Number of salaries quoted 35 67 69
Liverpool median annual salary £42,500 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.43% -12.50% +3.23%
10th Percentile £32,500 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £49,750 £54,000
Merseyside median annual salary £42,500 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +21.43% -12.50% +14.29%

PHP is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Liverpool with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Liverpool
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 285 346 483
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 45.82% 49.43% 57.36%
Number of salaries quoted 243 287 376
Liverpool median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £29,750 £26,250 £25,625
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £53,750
Merseyside median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -

PHP
Job Vacancy Trend in Liverpool

Job postings citing PHP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Liverpool.

Job vacancy trend for PHP in Liverpool

PHP
Salary Trend in Liverpool

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

Salary trend for PHP in Liverpool

PHP
Salary Histogram in Liverpool

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PHP in Liverpool over the 6 months to 21 April 2019.

Salary histogram for PHP in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 21 April 2019, IT jobs citing PHP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Liverpool region with a requirement for PHP.

1 16 (48.48%) MySQL
2 13 (39.39%) Linux
3 11 (33.33%) CSS
3 11 (33.33%) HTML
3 11 (33.33%) Laravel
4 10 (30.30%) MVC
5 9 (27.27%) JavaScript
5 9 (27.27%) SQL
5 9 (27.27%) PHPUnit
6 8 (24.24%) Git (software)
6 8 (24.24%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (21.21%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (21.21%) AngularJS
8 6 (18.18%) Mentoring
8 6 (18.18%) Test Automation
8 6 (18.18%) Debian
8 6 (18.18%) Configuration Management
8 6 (18.18%) Windows
9 5 (15.15%) XML
9 5 (15.15%) Python
9 5 (15.15%) Java
9 5 (15.15%) Software Engineering
9 5 (15.15%) LAMP
9 5 (15.15%) Lua
9 5 (15.15%) Bash Shell
9 5 (15.15%) Problem-Solving
10 4 (12.12%) Proactive Monitoring
10 4 (12.12%) nginx
10 4 (12.12%) Django
10 4 (12.12%) jQuery

PHP
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 4 (12.12%) Apache
1 4 (12.12%) nginx
2 1 (3.03%) CMS
2 1 (3.03%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Cloudflare
1 1 (3.03%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (48.48%) MySQL
2 8 (24.24%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (27.27%) PHPUnit
2 8 (24.24%) Git (software)
3 4 (12.12%) JIRA
4 3 (9.09%) Jenkins
4 3 (9.09%) Subversion
5 2 (6.06%) Ranorex
5 2 (6.06%) Selenium
General
1 4 (12.12%) Games
1 4 (12.12%) Retail
2 1 (3.03%) Billing
2 1 (3.03%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (72.73%) Developer
2 16 (48.48%) PHP Developer
3 8 (24.24%) Senior Developer
4 7 (21.21%) Senior PHP Developer
5 5 (15.15%) Python Developer
6 4 (12.12%) Software Developer
7 3 (9.09%) Angular Developer
7 3 (9.09%) PHP Laravel Developer
8 2 (6.06%) Administrator
8 2 (6.06%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 2 (6.06%) Linux Administrator
8 2 (6.06%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 2 (6.06%) Magento Developer
8 2 (6.06%) PHP Magento Developer
8 2 (6.06%) QA Leader
8 2 (6.06%) Scrum Master
8 2 (6.06%) Systems Administrator
9 1 (3.03%) Applications Specialist
9 1 (3.03%) Applications Support Engineer
9 1 (3.03%) Unix Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (33.33%) CSS
1 11 (33.33%) HTML
1 11 (33.33%) Laravel
2 7 (21.21%) AngularJS
3 5 (15.15%) LAMP
3 5 (15.15%) XML
4 4 (12.12%) Angular 2
4 4 (12.12%) Django
4 4 (12.12%) jQuery
4 4 (12.12%) LAPP Stack
5 3 (9.09%) Node.js
6 2 (6.06%) .NET
6 2 (6.06%) NativeScript
6 2 (6.06%) RESTful
6 2 (6.06%) Symfony
7 1 (3.03%) CSS3
7 1 (3.03%) HTML5
7 1 (3.03%) JSON
7 1 (3.03%) REST
7 1 (3.03%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Mobile App
2 2 (6.06%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (6.06%) User Experience
3 1 (3.03%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 13 (39.39%) Linux
2 6 (18.18%) Debian
2 6 (18.18%) Windows
3 4 (12.12%) Unix
4 2 (6.06%) Android
4 2 (6.06%) CentOS
4 2 (6.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (30.30%) MVC
2 7 (21.21%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (18.18%) Configuration Management
3 6 (18.18%) Mentoring
3 6 (18.18%) Test Automation
4 5 (15.15%) Problem-Solving
4 5 (15.15%) Software Engineering
5 4 (12.12%) Proactive Monitoring
5 4 (12.12%) Project Management
5 4 (12.12%) Resource Management
6 3 (9.09%) Front End Development
6 3 (9.09%) Microservices
7 2 (6.06%) Coaching
7 2 (6.06%) DevOps
7 2 (6.06%) E-Commerce
7 2 (6.06%) OO PHP
7 2 (6.06%) Process Improvement
7 2 (6.06%) QA Automation
7 2 (6.06%) SDLC
7 2 (6.06%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (27.27%) JavaScript
1 9 (27.27%) SQL
2 5 (15.15%) Bash Shell
2 5 (15.15%) Java
2 5 (15.15%) Lua
2 5 (15.15%) Python
3 4 (12.12%) C++
4 3 (9.09%) Perl
4 3 (9.09%) Ruby
5 2 (6.06%) PowerShell
5 2 (6.06%) VB.NET
6 1 (3.03%) Groovy
6 1 (3.03%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) QA
System Software
1 3 (9.09%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 4 (12.12%) HAProxy
1 4 (12.12%) Nagios
1 4 (12.12%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (9.09%) Grafana
2 3 (9.09%) Graphite
2 3 (9.09%) Puppet
3 2 (6.06%) Graylog
4 1 (3.03%) Ansible
Vendors
1 2 (6.06%) Percona
1 2 (6.06%) Red Hat
1 2 (6.06%) VMware
2 1 (3.03%) Zend