The median annual salary for a PHP Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Merseyside during the 3 months to 22 June 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
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 54 35
Rank change year-on-year +37 -19  
Permanent jobs requiring a PHP Developer 51 7 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 9.50% 1.51% 4.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.37% 1.54% 4.84%
Number of salaries quoted 47 7 24
Median salary £45,000 £32,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +40.62% -8.57%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,400 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £42,000 £42,500
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 492 454 496
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 91.62% 97.84% 95.94%
Number of salaries quoted 365 370 365
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

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 22 June 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 22 June 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 +36 45 £45,000 +25.00% 8
Southport - 4 £48,750 - 1
Wirral - 2 £26,750 -
PHP Developer
North West

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

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 77 (100.00%) PHP
2 55 (71.43%) MySQL
3 47 (61.04%) JavaScript
4 38 (49.35%) Laravel
5 35 (45.45%) HTML
5 35 (45.45%) CSS
6 33 (42.86%) MVC
7 26 (33.77%) Agile Software Development
8 25 (32.47%) Finance
9 24 (31.17%) TDD
10 23 (29.87%) Symfony
11 22 (28.57%) OO
12 20 (25.97%) OOP
12 20 (25.97%) SOAP
12 20 (25.97%) REST
13 17 (22.08%) CSS3
13 17 (22.08%) HTML5
13 17 (22.08%) Microservices
13 17 (22.08%) Banking
13 17 (22.08%) Retail
13 17 (22.08%) jQuery
14 16 (20.78%) Zend
14 16 (20.78%) API Development
15 14 (18.18%) Git (software)
15 14 (18.18%) Node.js
15 14 (18.18%) OO PHP
16 13 (16.88%) RESTful
16 13 (16.88%) CakePHP
17 12 (15.58%) Selenium
17 12 (15.58%) Software Engineering

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 12 (15.58%) CMS
2 9 (11.69%) Drupal
3 2 (2.60%) Apache
3 2 (2.60%) WordPress
4 1 (1.30%) Joomla!
Business Applications
1 12 (15.58%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.79%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (6.49%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (6.49%) Amazon S3
2 5 (6.49%) Amazon SQS
2 5 (6.49%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.30%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (71.43%) MySQL
2 6 (7.79%) NoSQL
3 5 (6.49%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 5 (6.49%) Amazon RDS
3 5 (6.49%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (18.18%) Git (software)
2 12 (15.58%) Selenium
2 12 (15.58%) Selenium IDE
2 12 (15.58%) WebDriver
3 5 (6.49%) PHPUnit
4 4 (5.19%) Subversion
5 2 (2.60%) Bower
General
1 25 (32.47%) Finance
2 17 (22.08%) Banking
2 17 (22.08%) Retail
3 5 (6.49%) Investment Banking
4 4 (5.19%) Marketing
5 3 (3.90%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (49.35%) Laravel
2 35 (45.45%) CSS
2 35 (45.45%) HTML
3 23 (29.87%) Symfony
4 20 (25.97%) REST
4 20 (25.97%) SOAP
5 17 (22.08%) CSS3
5 17 (22.08%) HTML5
5 17 (22.08%) jQuery
6 14 (18.18%) Node.js
7 13 (16.88%) CakePHP
7 13 (16.88%) RESTful
8 11 (14.29%) LAMP
9 7 (9.09%) AngularJS
10 6 (7.79%) Web Services
11 5 (6.49%) Silex
12 4 (5.19%) .NET
12 4 (5.19%) .NET Framework
13 1 (1.30%) Ajax
13 1 (1.30%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.99%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (9.09%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (6.49%) Hedge funds
4 4 (5.19%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.30%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.30%) Fintech
5 1 (1.30%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.30%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.79%) Linux
2 4 (5.19%) Android
2 4 (5.19%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (42.86%) MVC
2 26 (33.77%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (31.17%) TDD
4 22 (28.57%) OO
5 20 (25.97%) OOP
6 17 (22.08%) Microservices
7 16 (20.78%) API Development
8 14 (18.18%) OO PHP
9 12 (15.58%) Functional Testing
9 12 (15.58%) Software Engineering
9 12 (15.58%) SOLID
10 11 (14.29%) OOD
11 9 (11.69%) Domain-Driven Design
11 9 (11.69%) Open Source
11 9 (11.69%) SDLC
12 7 (9.09%) Web Development
13 6 (7.79%) E-Commerce
13 6 (7.79%) Project Management
14 5 (6.49%) Requirements Analysis
15 4 (5.19%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 77 (100.00%) PHP
2 47 (61.04%) JavaScript
3 8 (10.39%) PHP 5
4 1 (1.30%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.30%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (7.79%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.30%) QA
System Software
1 5 (6.49%) Docker
Vendors
1 16 (20.78%) Zend
2 1 (1.30%) Facebook
2 1 (1.30%) Google
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