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PHP & JavaScript Online Test: Assess on-the-job skills and job fit to find the best talent

The PHP & JavaScript Online Test is a pre-hire assessment to assess a candidate's basic understanding of the PHP and JavaScript environment. The test helps to screen and recruit developers proficient in these programming languages. Additionally, this technical assessment also helps evaluate the applied coding skills of an applicant using front-end and back-end simulators. 

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Inside this PHP & JavaScript Skills Assessment

This PHP & JavaScript Test evaluates a candidate's programming skills, their understanding of the PHP and JavaScript programming languages, and their specifics. The test is designed to help talent acquisition professionals and employers determine if the potential candidate has the required skills, knowledge and experience to match the position's requirements. 

By uncovering insights about which candidates have relevant knowledge and skills and the ability to utilize the rich set of functions of both JavaScript and PHP, the test allows hiring managers to identify the best talent and hire PHP and JavaScript developers efficiently and effectively. These technical assignments, developed by professionals with in-depth knowledge and expertise, gauge candidates' competencies and coding skills during the early stages of the hiring process.

Key profiles this test is helpful for: 

  • Junior PHP JavaScript developer 
  • Software developer (PHP and JavaScript) 
  • PHP and JavaScript application developer


Developers, without a doubt, should have mastery of various programming languages, tools, and essential features to ensure a smooth web development process. Front-end, back-end, and full-stack development are the categories of web development that play different, albeit crucial roles in web programming. Whichever type is chosen, developers should be well-versed in multiple programming languages. For example, for the back-end development, languages such as Java, PHP, Python, etc., are essential, while for the front-end, such coding languages as HTML, CSS and JavaScript come in handy. Moreover, the full-stack development process involves attaining expertise in front-end and back-end and gaining proficiency in many languages.

While there are many programming languages, the most popular ones used in the web development world are JavaScript, PHP, etc. Many developers worldwide use JavaScript and PHP to create great websites. Despite the differences or similarities between PHP and JavaScript, these two languages do wonders when used in unison. There is no denying that software developers (PHP and JavaScript) have been instrumental in helping businesses make far-fetched ideas a reality. This is why identifying and hiring the best developer talent is every recruiter's dream.

The PHP & JavaScript Online Test can help hiring managers identify the rising stars of the technology-driven world thanks to pre-hire testing. With the help of PHP JavaScript Skills Assessment, one can assess a candidate’s PHP and JavaScript skills objectively and granularly before an interview. The test is an ideal screening tool that optimizes the process of selecting qualified candidates from a pool of resumes, interviewing many applicants at once, and filtering out the unsuitable ones at the initial step of the hiring exercise.


This PHP Javascript Developer Assessment is a part of following Skills Libraries

PHP JavaScript Developer Assessment Competency Framework

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PHP JavaScript Competencies Under Scanner

PHP JavaScript Developer Assessment


Hands-on PHP programming

The test helps evaluate candidates' PHP programming skills on a coding simulator, Codelysis, to assess their ability to code in the desired language.

Front-end development skills

The test helps assess the applied coding skills of an applicant on a front-end simulator.

JavaScript basics

Questions in this section extend across the following topics: JavaScript arrays, scopes and namespaces, parsing, events and event handlers, object usage and properties - application, forms, and HTML and links.

PHP basics

The following skills are included in this section: Arrays, strings, control structures, and variables and constants.

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The Mercer | Mettl PHP JavaScript Developer Assessment Advantage

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

The Mercer | Mettl PHP & JavaScript Hiring Test is tailored for recruitment. However, we can do benchmarking for custom sample sets as well. Please write to us about your request; we will gladly assist you.

We have previously customized the PHP JavaScript Assessment reports based on the client’s requirements. So please write to us with your request, and we will be glad to provide you with a solution. 

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