Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a PHP Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Merseyside during the 6 months to 23 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
North West > Merseyside
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 80 57
Rank change year-on-year +63 -23 -24
Permanent jobs requiring a PHP Developer 98 27 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 9.91% 2.06% 2.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.58% 2.19% 2.74%
Number of salaries quoted 88 32 25
Merseyside median annual salary £45,000 £38,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.88% +10.00% +1.45%
10th Percentile £27,825 £26,525 £21,900
90th Percentile £56,375 £48,625 £42,500
North West median annual salary £38,750 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year +10.71% +2.94% +4.62%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside. 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
Merseyside
Permanent vacancies in Merseyside with a recognized job title 926 1233 911
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.63% 94.12% 97.85%
Number of salaries quoted 712 884 683
Merseyside median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +3.90%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £23,100
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

PHP Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

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

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 6 months to 23 November 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool +62 85 £45,000 +18.42% 1
Southport +7 7 £37,500 -28.57%
Wirral +4 5 £27,500 -32.93%
St Helens - 1 £32,500 -
PHP Developer
North West

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

For the 6 months to 23 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 Merseyside region featuring PHP Developer in the job title.

1 98 (100.00%) PHP
2 71 (72.45%) MySQL
3 65 (66.33%) JavaScript
4 58 (59.18%) HTML
4 58 (59.18%) CSS
4 58 (59.18%) Laravel
5 51 (52.04%) MVC
6 46 (46.94%) Finance
7 43 (43.88%) Zend
8 41 (41.84%) Agile Software Development
9 38 (38.78%) REST
9 38 (38.78%) HTML5
10 37 (37.76%) CSS3
10 37 (37.76%) SOAP
11 36 (36.73%) TDD
12 35 (35.71%) API Development
13 33 (33.67%) Selenium
13 33 (33.67%) Software Engineering
13 33 (33.67%) CakePHP
13 33 (33.67%) WebDriver
13 33 (33.67%) Banking
13 33 (33.67%) Functional Testing
13 33 (33.67%) Selenium IDE
14 26 (26.53%) jQuery
15 24 (24.49%) Retail
16 22 (22.45%) OO
16 22 (22.45%) Symfony
17 19 (19.39%) Git (software)
17 19 (19.39%) Web Services
18 16 (16.33%) AngularJS

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 14 (14.29%) CMS
2 11 (11.22%) Drupal
3 2 (2.04%) WordPress
4 1 (1.02%) Apache
Business Applications
1 14 (14.29%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 13 (13.27%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (12.24%) Amazon EC2
2 12 (12.24%) Amazon S3
2 12 (12.24%) Amazon SQS
2 12 (12.24%) AWS Lambda
2 12 (12.24%) Serverless
3 4 (4.08%) GitHub
4 3 (3.06%) npm
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (72.45%) MySQL
2 12 (12.24%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 12 (12.24%) Amazon RDS
2 12 (12.24%) NoSQL
2 12 (12.24%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 33 (33.67%) Selenium
1 33 (33.67%) Selenium IDE
1 33 (33.67%) WebDriver
2 19 (19.39%) Git (software)
3 12 (12.24%) PHPUnit
4 3 (3.06%) Bower
5 1 (1.02%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.02%) Vagrant
General
1 46 (46.94%) Finance
2 33 (33.67%) Banking
3 24 (24.49%) Retail
4 4 (4.08%) Advertising
5 3 (3.06%) Legal
6 1 (1.02%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (59.18%) CSS
1 58 (59.18%) HTML
1 58 (59.18%) Laravel
2 38 (38.78%) HTML5
2 38 (38.78%) REST
3 37 (37.76%) CSS3
3 37 (37.76%) SOAP
4 33 (33.67%) CakePHP
5 26 (26.53%) jQuery
6 22 (22.45%) Symfony
7 19 (19.39%) Web Services
8 16 (16.33%) AngularJS
9 13 (13.27%) Node.js
10 12 (12.24%) Silex
11 8 (8.16%) XML
12 5 (5.10%) RESTful
13 3 (3.06%) Ajax
14 2 (2.04%) CodeIgniter
15 1 (1.02%) JSON
15 1 (1.02%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.02%) Algorithms
1 1 (1.02%) Blog
1 1 (1.02%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.14%) Linux
2 2 (2.04%) Android
2 2 (2.04%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (52.04%) MVC
2 41 (41.84%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (36.73%) TDD
4 35 (35.71%) API Development
5 33 (33.67%) Functional Testing
5 33 (33.67%) Software Engineering
6 22 (22.45%) OO
7 14 (14.29%) OOP
8 13 (13.27%) OOD
9 12 (12.24%) Microservices
10 11 (11.22%) OO PHP
11 5 (5.10%) Refactoring
11 5 (5.10%) Web Application Development
12 4 (4.08%) E-Commerce
13 3 (3.06%) SDLC
13 3 (3.06%) Test Strategy
13 3 (3.06%) Web Development
14 2 (2.04%) Continuous Improvement
14 2 (2.04%) Front End Development
14 2 (2.04%) SQL Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 98 (100.00%) PHP
2 65 (66.33%) JavaScript
3 9 (9.18%) SQL
4 5 (5.10%) PHP 5
5 4 (4.08%) Java
6 2 (2.04%) C
7 1 (1.02%) PHP 7
7 1 (1.02%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (3.06%) Degree
System Software
1 14 (14.29%) Docker
Vendors
1 43 (43.88%) Zend
2 5 (5.10%) Google
3 1 (1.02%) Capita
3 1 (1.02%) Oracle