Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
Merseyside > Liverpool
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 51 29
Rank change year-on-year +43 -22 -13
Permanent jobs citing PHP 108 44 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 14.12% 4.08% 6.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.60% 7.80% 13.56%
Number of salaries quoted 94 49 53
Liverpool median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £29,750 £25,000 £21,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £47,750 £87,500
Merseyside median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +13.33% +7.14% -

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 406 564 317
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 53.07% 52.32% 46.76%
Number of salaries quoted 298 384 269
Liverpool median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.90% +1.32% +1.33%
10th Percentile £27,750 £26,250 £23,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £52,500
Merseyside median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for PHP in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 Liverpool region with a requirement for PHP.

1 70 (64.81%) JavaScript
2 67 (62.04%) Laravel
3 65 (60.19%) HTML
3 65 (60.19%) CSS
4 63 (58.33%) MySQL
5 51 (47.22%) MVC
6 50 (46.30%) Finance
6 50 (46.30%) Zend
7 48 (44.44%) HTML5
8 44 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
9 42 (38.89%) CSS3
10 40 (37.04%) REST
11 37 (34.26%) SOAP
12 35 (32.41%) TDD
12 35 (32.41%) CakePHP
13 34 (31.48%) Software Engineering
14 33 (30.56%) Banking
14 33 (30.56%) Selenium
14 33 (30.56%) WebDriver
14 33 (30.56%) Functional Testing
14 33 (30.56%) Selenium IDE
14 33 (30.56%) API Development
15 28 (25.93%) Retail
16 27 (25.00%) Symfony
16 27 (25.00%) Git (software)
17 23 (21.30%) jQuery
18 21 (19.44%) Node.js
18 21 (19.44%) OO
19 20 (18.52%) AngularJS
20 19 (17.59%) Magento

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 17 (15.74%) CMS
2 15 (13.89%) Drupal
3 10 (9.26%) WordPress
4 2 (1.85%) Apache
5 1 (0.93%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (2.78%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 19 (17.59%) Magento
2 2 (1.85%) OpenCart
2 2 (1.85%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 13 (12.04%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (11.11%) Amazon EC2
2 12 (11.11%) Amazon S3
2 12 (11.11%) Amazon SQS
2 12 (11.11%) AWS Lambda
2 12 (11.11%) Serverless
3 3 (2.78%) GitHub
3 3 (2.78%) MailChimp
4 2 (1.85%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (58.33%) MySQL
2 12 (11.11%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 12 (11.11%) Amazon RDS
2 12 (11.11%) NoSQL
2 12 (11.11%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (2.78%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 33 (30.56%) Selenium
1 33 (30.56%) Selenium IDE
1 33 (30.56%) WebDriver
2 27 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 14 (12.96%) PHPUnit
4 7 (6.48%) Grunt
5 5 (4.63%) gulp
5 5 (4.63%) Subversion
6 2 (1.85%) Bazaar
6 2 (1.85%) Bower
6 2 (1.85%) Jasmine
6 2 (1.85%) Mercurial
6 2 (1.85%) PhantomJS
7 1 (0.93%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.93%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.93%) PhpStorm
7 1 (0.93%) Vagrant
General
1 50 (46.30%) Finance
2 33 (30.56%) Banking
3 28 (25.93%) Retail
4 9 (8.33%) Advertising
5 4 (3.70%) Marketing
6 3 (2.78%) Legal
6 3 (2.78%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.93%) Games
Job Titles
1 99 (91.67%) Developer
2 83 (76.85%) PHP Developer
3 33 (30.56%) MySQL Developer
3 33 (30.56%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 26 (24.07%) Agile Developer
5 16 (14.81%) Senior Developer
6 11 (10.19%) Senior PHP Developer
7 9 (8.33%) Lead Developer
8 8 (7.41%) Lead PHP Developer
9 7 (6.48%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 7 (6.48%) Magento Developer
9 7 (6.48%) Web Developer
10 5 (4.63%) PHP Magento Developer
10 5 (4.63%) Technical Leader
11 4 (3.70%) Junior
11 4 (3.70%) Junior Developer
11 4 (3.70%) Junior PHP Developer
12 3 (2.78%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 3 (2.78%) Senior Magento Developer
13 2 (1.85%) Senior Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (62.04%) Laravel
2 65 (60.19%) CSS
2 65 (60.19%) HTML
3 48 (44.44%) HTML5
4 42 (38.89%) CSS3
5 40 (37.04%) REST
6 37 (34.26%) SOAP
7 35 (32.41%) CakePHP
8 27 (25.00%) Symfony
9 23 (21.30%) jQuery
10 21 (19.44%) Node.js
11 20 (18.52%) AngularJS
12 15 (13.89%) Web Services
13 12 (11.11%) Silex
14 7 (6.48%) Sass
15 6 (5.56%) XML
16 4 (3.70%) JSON
16 4 (3.70%) React
17 3 (2.78%) LAMP
17 3 (2.78%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.56%) User Experience
2 4 (3.70%) Blog
3 3 (2.78%) Graphic Design
3 3 (2.78%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (2.78%) Life Science
3 3 (2.78%) Social Media
4 2 (1.85%) Social Network
4 2 (1.85%) W3C
5 1 (0.93%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 10 (9.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (47.22%) MVC
2 44 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (32.41%) TDD
4 34 (31.48%) Software Engineering
5 33 (30.56%) API Development
5 33 (30.56%) Functional Testing
6 21 (19.44%) OO
7 14 (12.96%) Web Development
8 13 (12.04%) OO PHP
8 13 (12.04%) OOD
9 12 (11.11%) Microservices
10 9 (8.33%) Front End Development
11 8 (7.41%) E-Commerce
11 8 (7.41%) OOP
12 4 (3.70%) Responsive Web Design
13 3 (2.78%) Progressive Enhancement
13 3 (2.78%) SDLC
13 3 (2.78%) SEO
13 3 (2.78%) Test Automation
13 3 (2.78%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 70 (64.81%) JavaScript
2 10 (9.26%) Java
3 7 (6.48%) SQL
4 4 (3.70%) PHP 5
5 3 (2.78%) Bash Shell
5 3 (2.78%) Perl
5 3 (2.78%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.85%) Python
6 2 (1.85%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.93%) C
7 1 (0.93%) C#
7 1 (0.93%) C++
7 1 (0.93%) PHP 7
7 1 (0.93%) TypeScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.93%) QA
System Software
1 15 (13.89%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.93%) Plesk
Vendors
1 50 (46.30%) Zend
2 1 (0.93%) Capita
2 1 (0.93%) Oracle