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 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
Merseyside / Liverpool
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 35 18
Rank change year-on-year +13 -17  
Permanent jobs citing PHP 34 17 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 8.50% 4.36% 10.51%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.91% 8.37% 20.27%
Number of salaries quoted 30 15 30
Median salary £32,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.57% -6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,250 £30,000 £31,350
10% offered a salary of more than £47,750 £50,000 £41,150
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +2.85%  

PHP is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Liverpool with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Liverpool
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 228 203 222
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 57.00% 52.05% 51.87%
Number of salaries quoted 174 153 181
Median salary £36,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +2.50%  

PHP
Job Vacancy Trend in Liverpool

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Liverpool citing PHP as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for PHP in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 34 (60.71%) JavaScript
2 32 (57.14%) HTML
2 32 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (51.79%) CSS
4 26 (46.43%) Node.js
5 23 (41.07%) MySQL
6 22 (39.29%) OO
7 17 (30.36%) HTML5
7 17 (30.36%) AngularJS
8 15 (26.79%) SQL
8 15 (26.79%) User Experience
9 14 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
9 14 (25.00%) Front End Development
9 14 (25.00%) OOP
9 14 (25.00%) CSS3
10 13 (23.21%) Responsive Web Design
10 13 (23.21%) Web Development
10 13 (23.21%) jQuery
10 13 (23.21%) MVC
10 13 (23.21%) Microservices
11 12 (21.43%) LAMP
11 12 (21.43%) Internet
11 12 (21.43%) Magento
11 12 (21.43%) Symfony
11 12 (21.43%) Semantic HTML
12 11 (19.64%) Laravel
12 11 (19.64%) Git (software)
13 10 (17.86%) Open Source
13 10 (17.86%) TDD
13 10 (17.86%) SDLC

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 7 (12.50%) Drupal
2 6 (10.71%) CMS
3 5 (8.93%) WordPress
4 3 (5.36%) Apache
Business Applications
1 12 (21.43%) Magento
2 2 (3.57%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.36%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (5.36%) GitHub
2 1 (1.79%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.79%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.79%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (1.79%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 12 (21.43%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (41.07%) MySQL
2 1 (1.79%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (1.79%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (1.79%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (19.64%) Git (software)
2 8 (14.29%) Subversion
3 3 (5.36%) Bitbucket
4 1 (1.79%) Grunt
4 1 (1.79%) Jasmine
4 1 (1.79%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (12.50%) Finance
2 6 (10.71%) Advertising
2 6 (10.71%) Retail
3 5 (8.93%) Banking
3 5 (8.93%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 52 (92.86%) Developer
2 35 (62.50%) PHP Developer
3 13 (23.21%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 8 (14.29%) Junior
4 8 (14.29%) Junior Developer
5 6 (10.71%) Junior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 6 (10.71%) Senior Developer
5 6 (10.71%) Senior PHP Developer
5 6 (10.71%) UX Developer
6 5 (8.93%) Magento Developer
6 5 (8.93%) PHP Magento Developer
7 4 (7.14%) Drupal Developer
8 3 (5.36%) LAMP Developer
8 3 (5.36%) MySQL Developer
8 3 (5.36%) PHP Drupal Developer
8 3 (5.36%) PHP LAMP Developer
8 3 (5.36%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 3 (5.36%) Web Developer
9 2 (3.57%) Full Stack Developer
9 2 (3.57%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (57.14%) HTML
2 29 (51.79%) CSS
3 26 (46.43%) Node.js
4 17 (30.36%) AngularJS
4 17 (30.36%) HTML5
5 14 (25.00%) CSS3
6 13 (23.21%) jQuery
7 12 (21.43%) LAMP
7 12 (21.43%) Semantic HTML
7 12 (21.43%) Symfony
8 11 (19.64%) Laravel
9 9 (16.07%) RESTful
10 7 (12.50%) .NET
11 4 (7.14%) .NET Framework
11 4 (7.14%) REST
12 3 (5.36%) SOAP
12 3 (5.36%) Web Services
12 3 (5.36%) XML
13 2 (3.57%) ASP.NET
13 2 (3.57%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (26.79%) User Experience
2 14 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (8.93%) Hedge funds
4 4 (7.14%) Computer Science
4 4 (7.14%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.57%) Data Structures
5 2 (3.57%) iPad
6 1 (1.79%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.79%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.07%) Linux
2 3 (5.36%) CentOS
3 2 (3.57%) Debian
3 2 (3.57%) Unix
3 2 (3.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (39.29%) OO
3 14 (25.00%) Front End Development
3 14 (25.00%) OOP
4 13 (23.21%) Microservices
4 13 (23.21%) MVC
4 13 (23.21%) Responsive Web Design
4 13 (23.21%) Web Development
5 10 (17.86%) Open Source
5 10 (17.86%) SDLC
5 10 (17.86%) TDD
6 9 (16.07%) Domain-Driven Design
6 9 (16.07%) SOLID
7 8 (14.29%) Project Management
8 7 (12.50%) OOD
8 7 (12.50%) Scrum
8 7 (12.50%) Unit Testing
9 6 (10.71%) Requirements Analysis
10 5 (8.93%) E-Commerce
11 4 (7.14%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 34 (60.71%) JavaScript
2 15 (26.79%) SQL
3 6 (10.71%) Java
4 3 (5.36%) Bash Shell
4 3 (5.36%) C
4 3 (5.36%) C++
4 3 (5.36%) Perl
4 3 (5.36%) PHP 5
5 1 (1.79%) Go
5 1 (1.79%) Groovy
5 1 (1.79%) Python
5 1 (1.79%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (8.93%) Degree
2 4 (7.14%) MySQL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.36%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.79%) Ansible
1 1 (1.79%) Kubernetes
1 1 (1.79%) Mesos
1 1 (1.79%) Puppet
1 1 (1.79%) Rancher
1 1 (1.79%) rkt
1 1 (1.79%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (8.93%) Zend
2 1 (1.79%) Facebook
2 1 (1.79%) Red Hat
Liverpool, Merseyside
IDOX plc
Salary: Looking for strong Developer with Technical Team Lead potential
Posted: 1 hour ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Douglas-Scott
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum + Good Package
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
LIVERPOOL
Foresight Solutions
Salary: £0 - £95,000 per year
Posted: 5 days ago