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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 26 21 26
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +5
Permanent jobs citing PHP 6 1 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 5.61% 1.39% 9.09%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.59% 2.08% 12.70%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 16
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,250 £45,000 £30,250
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £45,000 £42,250
UK excluding London average salary £35,250 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -
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 48 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 73.83% 66.67% 71.59%
Number of salaries quoted 60 35 88
Average salary £37,500 £31,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -10.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

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
Salary Histogram in Belfast

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PHP across the Belfast region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

PHP Salary Histogram in Belfast

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 6 (85.71%) Linux
1 6 (85.71%) Ruby
2 4 (57.14%) Marketing
2 4 (57.14%) Fedora
2 4 (57.14%) Release Management
2 4 (57.14%) Digital Marketing
2 4 (57.14%) CentOS
2 4 (57.14%) TeamCity
2 4 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (57.14%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (57.14%) Puppet
2 4 (57.14%) Hudson
2 4 (57.14%) Python
2 4 (57.14%) Red Hat
2 4 (57.14%) Configuration Management
2 4 (57.14%) Debian
2 4 (57.14%) C
2 4 (57.14%) Perl
2 4 (57.14%) Route 53
2 4 (57.14%) Jenkins
2 4 (57.14%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (57.14%) Ansible
2 4 (57.14%) DevOps
3 3 (42.86%) Java
3 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 3 (42.86%) MySQL
3 3 (42.86%) jQuery
4 2 (28.57%) Web Development
4 2 (28.57%) Google
4 2 (28.57%) Ruby on Rails

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 1 (14.29%) GlassFish
1 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
1 1 (14.29%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 4 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (57.14%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (57.14%) Route 53
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) MySQL
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
2 1 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Hudson
1 4 (57.14%) Jenkins
1 4 (57.14%) TeamCity
2 1 (14.29%) Eclipse
2 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 1 (14.29%) Maven
2 1 (14.29%) NetBeans
General
1 4 (57.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Developer
4 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Java Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) jQuery
2 2 (28.57%) .NET
2 2 (28.57%) CSS
2 2 (28.57%) CSS3
2 2 (28.57%) Ruby on Rails
2 2 (28.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (28.57%) XML
3 1 (14.29%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (14.29%) Ajax
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
3 1 (14.29%) HTML
3 1 (14.29%) J2EE
3 1 (14.29%) JMS
3 1 (14.29%) Spring
3 1 (14.29%) Struts
3 1 (14.29%) Web Services
3 1 (14.29%) WebSockets
3 1 (14.29%) WSDL
3 1 (14.29%) XSL
3 1 (14.29%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (14.29%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Linux
2 4 (57.14%) CentOS
2 4 (57.14%) Debian
2 4 (57.14%) Fedora
3 1 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Configuration Management
1 4 (57.14%) DevOps
1 4 (57.14%) Digital Marketing
1 4 (57.14%) Release Management
2 2 (28.57%) Web Development
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) MVC
3 1 (14.29%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) Ruby
2 4 (57.14%) C
2 4 (57.14%) Perl
2 4 (57.14%) Python
3 3 (42.86%) Java
3 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
4 1 (14.29%) C#
4 1 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) VB
4 1 (14.29%) XPath
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) Ansible
1 4 (57.14%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (57.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Red Hat
2 2 (28.57%) Google
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) Facebook