The first table below looks at the demand for PHP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Belfast region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 29 28 36
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +8
Permanent jobs citing PHP 9 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 5.92% 3.87% 0.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.11% 6.45% 1.41%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 0
Average salary £45,000 £32,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.46% -
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
Programming Languages Category
Belfast
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
111 93 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 73.03% 60.00% 39.66%
Number of salaries quoted 54 74 46
Average salary £34,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
PHP
County Antrim

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing PHP across the Belfast region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

PHP Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

PHP
Salary Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PHP across the Belfast region.

PHP Salary Trend in Belfast

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Belfast region citing PHP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited PHP.

1 15 (88.24%) JavaScript
2 12 (70.59%) CSS
2 12 (70.59%) HTML
3 6 (35.29%) HTML5
4 5 (29.41%) Digital Media
4 5 (29.41%) Degree
4 5 (29.41%) Graphic Design
4 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
4 5 (29.41%) Advertising
4 5 (29.41%) Web Design
5 4 (23.53%) Google
5 4 (23.53%) NHS
5 4 (23.53%) Python
5 4 (23.53%) Backbone.js
5 4 (23.53%) Node.js
5 4 (23.53%) CSS3
6 2 (11.76%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (11.76%) Ruby
6 2 (11.76%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (5.88%) MVC
7 1 (5.88%) Linux
7 1 (5.88%) Open Source
7 1 (5.88%) Symfony
7 1 (5.88%) Zend
7 1 (5.88%) CodeIgniter
7 1 (5.88%) PHP5
7 1 (5.88%) Moodle
7 1 (5.88%) Web Application Development
7 1 (5.88%) Facebook
7 1 (5.88%) Twitter

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Belfast region citing PHP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited PHP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (23.53%) Node.js
2 1 (5.88%) Moodle
General
1 5 (29.41%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Developer
2 5 (29.41%) Designer
2 5 (29.41%) Web Designer
2 5 (29.41%) Senior Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Team Leader
3 4 (23.53%) JavaScript Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Senior JavaScript Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Web Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Support
5 1 (5.88%) PHP Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (70.59%) CSS
1 12 (70.59%) HTML
2 6 (35.29%) HTML5
3 4 (23.53%) Backbone.js
3 4 (23.53%) CSS3
4 2 (11.76%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (5.88%) Symfony
5 1 (5.88%) CodeIgniter
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Digital Media
1 5 (29.41%) Graphic Design
2 4 (23.53%) NHS
3 1 (5.88%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Web Design
2 2 (11.76%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (5.88%) MVC
3 1 (5.88%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (88.24%) JavaScript
2 4 (23.53%) Python
3 2 (11.76%) Ruby
4 1 (5.88%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 4 (23.53%) Google
3 1 (5.88%) Zend
3 1 (5.88%) Facebook
3 1 (5.88%) Twitter