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 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP 5
North West / Merseyside
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 55 56
Rank change year-on-year -2 +1  
Permanent jobs citing PHP 5 9 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 1.68% 0.43% 0.78%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.80% 0.96% 1.63%
Number of salaries quoted 9 2 4
Median salary £50,000 £40,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% +60.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +6.66% +15.38%  

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 322 209 246
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 60.07% 44.66% 48.24%
Number of salaries quoted 249 167 202
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

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
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PHP 5 in Merseyside over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram 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 24 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 +9 9 £50,000 +25.00% 2
PHP 5
North West

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 11 (100.00%) PHP
1 11 (100.00%) MySQL
1 11 (100.00%) SOAP
1 11 (100.00%) OOP
1 11 (100.00%) MVC
1 11 (100.00%) REST
2 8 (72.73%) Finance
2 8 (72.73%) Git (software)
3 4 (36.36%) Subversion
4 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (27.27%) Test Strategy
4 3 (27.27%) DevOps
4 3 (27.27%) Microservices
4 3 (27.27%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (27.27%) Unit Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (9.09%) Yii
6 1 (9.09%) Refactoring
6 1 (9.09%) Symfony
6 1 (9.09%) Zend
6 1 (9.09%) Zend Framework

PHP 5
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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (100.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (72.73%) Git (software)
2 4 (36.36%) Subversion
General
1 8 (72.73%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Developer
1 9 (81.82%) PHP Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Senior Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Senior PHP Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Technical Leader
4 1 (9.09%) MySQL Developer
4 1 (9.09%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) REST
1 11 (100.00%) SOAP
2 1 (9.09%) Symfony
2 1 (9.09%) Yii
2 1 (9.09%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) MVC
1 11 (100.00%) OOP
2 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) DevOps
2 3 (27.27%) Microservices
2 3 (27.27%) Test Strategy
2 3 (27.27%) Unit Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (9.09%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) PHP
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Zend
Southport, Merseyside
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 50k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Liverpool
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago