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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 14 29 28
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -1
Permanent jobs citing PHP 2 7 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 4.35% 4.90% 3.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.25% 6.80% 5.15%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 5
Average salary £31,750 £34,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.97% -1.42%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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
32 103 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 69.57% 72.03% 65.99%
Number of salaries quoted 27 39 78
Average salary £35,000 £33,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.06% -12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,550 £31,200
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 28 August 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
2 4 (66.67%) MySQL
2 4 (66.67%) CSS
2 4 (66.67%) Degree
3 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (50.00%) Java
4 2 (33.33%) UNIX
4 2 (33.33%) Solaris
4 2 (33.33%) Linux
4 2 (33.33%) C#
4 2 (33.33%) XML
4 2 (33.33%) Ajax
4 2 (33.33%) Web Development
4 2 (33.33%) jQuery
4 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
4 2 (33.33%) QA
4 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (33.33%) SDLC
5 1 (16.67%) C
5 1 (16.67%) WCF
5 1 (16.67%) WPF
5 1 (16.67%) WF
5 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (16.67%) Multithreading
5 1 (16.67%) Coverity
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (16.67%) Software Architecture
5 1 (16.67%) HTML5
5 1 (16.67%) Valgrind

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (16.67%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
1 1 (16.67%) Valgrind
1 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Software Developer
3 2 (33.33%) PHP Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Graduate Software Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Graduate Developer
4 1 (16.67%) C# Software Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Development Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) C# Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) HTML
2 4 (66.67%) CSS
3 2 (33.33%) XML
3 2 (33.33%) Ajax
3 2 (33.33%) jQuery
4 1 (16.67%) HTML5
4 1 (16.67%) CSS3
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Identity Foundation
4 1 (16.67%) WCF
4 1 (16.67%) WPF
4 1 (16.67%) WF
4 1 (16.67%) XHTML
4 1 (16.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 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%) Software Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) SDLC
2 2 (33.33%) Web Development
3 1 (16.67%) Business Development
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (16.67%) Multithreading
3 1 (16.67%) Software Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) CRUD
3 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (16.67%) OOP
3 1 (16.67%) OO
3 1 (16.67%) MVC
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 3 (50.00%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) C#
4 1 (16.67%) C++
4 1 (16.67%) C
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Coverity
Belfast, County Antrim
EY
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
Kainos Software
Salary: From £28,000 to £45,000 per annum Pension + Superb Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago