The median annual salary for a PHP Developer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Merseyside during the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

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

PHP Developer
North West / Merseyside
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 50 27
Rank change year-on-year +14 -23  
Permanent jobs requiring a PHP Developer 27 11 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 4.77% 2.25% 6.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.06% 2.30% 6.75%
Number of salaries quoted 24 10 31
Median salary £42,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.42% -6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,900 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £55,500 £41,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year - +2.94%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Merseyside. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Merseyside
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 534 479 474
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 94.35% 97.96% 95.95%
Number of salaries quoted 444 396 380
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £26,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

PHP Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Merseyside that featured PHP Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for PHP Developer in Merseyside

PHP Developer
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Salary trend for PHP Developer in Merseyside

PHP Developer
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PHP Developer in Merseyside over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for PHP Developer in Merseyside

PHP Developer
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PHP Developer within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool +19 23 £41,250 +6.45% 5
Southport - 4 £60,000 -
PHP Developer
North West

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

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Merseyside region featuring PHP Developer in the job title.

1 43 (100.00%) PHP
2 31 (72.09%) MySQL
3 23 (53.49%) JavaScript
4 16 (37.21%) HTML
4 16 (37.21%) OOP
5 15 (34.88%) CSS
5 15 (34.88%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (34.88%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (30.23%) Microservices
6 13 (30.23%) Node.js
6 13 (30.23%) LAMP
6 13 (30.23%) Magento
7 12 (27.91%) jQuery
7 12 (27.91%) MVC
7 12 (27.91%) RESTful
8 11 (25.58%) Symfony
9 10 (23.26%) TDD
9 10 (23.26%) OO
9 10 (23.26%) Laravel
10 9 (20.93%) Domain-Driven Design
10 9 (20.93%) Open Source
10 9 (20.93%) SDLC
10 9 (20.93%) SOLID
10 9 (20.93%) Web Development
11 8 (18.60%) Git (software)
12 7 (16.28%) Drupal
12 7 (16.28%) Unit Testing
12 7 (16.28%) Degree
12 7 (16.28%) Linux
12 7 (16.28%) CMS

PHP Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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 (16.28%) CMS
1 7 (16.28%) Drupal
2 4 (9.30%) Apache
2 4 (9.30%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 13 (30.23%) Magento
2 1 (2.33%) OpenCart
2 1 (2.33%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.65%) GitHub
2 1 (2.33%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.33%) Amazon S3
2 1 (2.33%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (2.33%) AWS Lambda
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (72.09%) MySQL
2 1 (2.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (2.33%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (2.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (18.60%) Git (software)
2 5 (11.63%) Subversion
3 2 (4.65%) Bitbucket
General
1 7 (16.28%) Finance
2 6 (13.95%) Retail
3 5 (11.63%) Banking
3 5 (11.63%) Investment Banking
4 3 (6.98%) Legal
4 3 (6.98%) Marketing
5 2 (4.65%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (37.21%) HTML
2 15 (34.88%) CSS
3 13 (30.23%) LAMP
3 13 (30.23%) Node.js
4 12 (27.91%) jQuery
4 12 (27.91%) RESTful
5 11 (25.58%) Symfony
6 10 (23.26%) Laravel
7 4 (9.30%) .NET
7 4 (9.30%) .NET Framework
7 4 (9.30%) REST
7 4 (9.30%) SOAP
8 3 (6.98%) AngularJS
9 2 (4.65%) CakePHP
9 2 (4.65%) HTML5
9 2 (4.65%) Web Services
9 2 (4.65%) WebSockets
10 1 (2.33%) Ajax
10 1 (2.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 1 (2.33%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 15 (34.88%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (11.63%) Hedge funds
3 4 (9.30%) Computer Science
3 4 (9.30%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.33%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.33%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (16.28%) Linux
2 3 (6.98%) Android
2 3 (6.98%) Apple iOS
3 2 (4.65%) CentOS
3 2 (4.65%) Debian
3 2 (4.65%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (37.21%) OOP
2 15 (34.88%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (30.23%) Microservices
4 12 (27.91%) MVC
5 10 (23.26%) OO
5 10 (23.26%) TDD
6 9 (20.93%) Domain-Driven Design
6 9 (20.93%) Open Source
6 9 (20.93%) SDLC
6 9 (20.93%) SOLID
6 9 (20.93%) Web Development
7 7 (16.28%) Unit Testing
8 6 (13.95%) OOD
8 6 (13.95%) Project Management
9 5 (11.63%) E-Commerce
9 5 (11.63%) Requirements Analysis
10 4 (9.30%) API Development
10 4 (9.30%) OO PHP
10 4 (9.30%) Scrum
10 4 (9.30%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 43 (100.00%) PHP
2 23 (53.49%) JavaScript
3 3 (6.98%) PHP 5
4 2 (4.65%) Bash Shell
4 2 (4.65%) Java
4 2 (4.65%) Perl
5 1 (2.33%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (16.28%) Degree
2 4 (9.30%) MySQL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.65%) Docker
Vendors
1 5 (11.63%) Zend
2 1 (2.33%) Facebook
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