The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Merseyside with a requirement for PHP 5 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited PHP 5 over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PHP 5
North West / Merseyside
Rank 64 58 -
Rank change year-on-year -6 -  
Permanent jobs citing PHP 5 2 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 0.36% 0.82% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.66% 1.54% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 0
Median salary £46,250 £35,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +32.14% -  
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year -7.14% +7.69%  

PHP 5 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 Merseyside with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Merseyside
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 305 259 260
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 54.66% 52.97% 53.06%
Number of salaries quoted 253 207 216
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -2.77%  
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 £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.46% +1.25%  

PHP 5
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Merseyside citing PHP 5 as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for PHP 5 in Merseyside

PHP 5
Salary Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PHP 5 in Merseyside.

Salary trend for PHP 5 in Merseyside

PHP 5
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 5 within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 26 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 0 2 £46,250 +32.14%
PHP 5
North West

PHP 5
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT jobs citing PHP 5 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for PHP 5.

1 2 (100.00%) PHP
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
1 2 (100.00%) SOAP
1 2 (100.00%) OOP
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Subversion
1 2 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) REST
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
1 2 (100.00%) Microservices

PHP 5
Top Related 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) PHP Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) REST
1 2 (100.00%) SOAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
1 2 (100.00%) Microservices
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) OOP
1 2 (100.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) PHP