The table below looks at the statistics 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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 33 29 31
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Permanent jobs citing PHP 1 6 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 0.80% 4.11% 3.78%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.27% 6.06% 6.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 7
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +50.00%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
PHP
County Antrim

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Belfast region.

Programming Languages Category
Belfast
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
79 99 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 63.20% 67.81% 56.22%
Number of salaries quoted 40 58 83
Average salary £35,000 £34,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.44% -13.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 3 July 2015, 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 5 (83.33%) HTML
1 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
1 5 (83.33%) MySQL
1 5 (83.33%) Degree
2 4 (66.67%) Java
3 3 (50.00%) CSS
3 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (50.00%) Web Development
3 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (33.33%) SDLC
4 2 (33.33%) Business Development
4 2 (33.33%) Finance
4 2 (33.33%) Marketing
4 2 (33.33%) XML
4 2 (33.33%) UNIX
4 2 (33.33%) Solaris
4 2 (33.33%) Linux
4 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
4 2 (33.33%) QA
5 1 (16.67%) Internet Marketing
5 1 (16.67%) jQuery
5 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (16.67%) Multithreading
5 1 (16.67%) Coverity
5 1 (16.67%) Software Architecture
5 1 (16.67%) HTML5
5 1 (16.67%) Valgrind
5 1 (16.67%) CSS3
5 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
5 1 (16.67%) Mentoring

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Intranet
1 1 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Valgrind
1 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
1 2 (33.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Software Developer
2 2 (33.33%) PHP Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Graduate Software Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Graduate Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Business Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Development Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Development Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Business Development Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) HTML
2 3 (50.00%) CSS
3 2 (33.33%) XML
4 1 (16.67%) XHTML
4 1 (16.67%) Ajax
4 1 (16.67%) jQuery
4 1 (16.67%) HTML5
4 1 (16.67%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (16.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) UNIX
1 2 (33.33%) Solaris
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Web Development
1 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) SDLC
2 2 (33.33%) Business Development
3 1 (16.67%) Internet Marketing
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (16.67%) Multithreading
3 1 (16.67%) Software Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (16.67%) Coaching
3 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
3 1 (16.67%) OOP
3 1 (16.67%) OO
3 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 4 (66.67%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) C
3 1 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Coverity
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago