The table below looks at the statistics for PHP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 27 14 34
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +20
Permanent jobs citing PHP 5 18 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 4.03% 9.14% 3.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.94% 15.00% 6.25%
Number of salaries quoted 3 18 8
Average salary £30,000 £29,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.69% -1.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £22,000 £24,200
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £42,500 £33,300
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
PHP
UK

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

Programming Languages Category
Northern Ireland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
72 120 176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 58.06% 60.91% 60.90%
Number of salaries quoted 53 89 108
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £22,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

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

PHP Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

PHP
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

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

PHP Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

PHP
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PHP across the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

PHP Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

PHP
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PHP within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
County Antrim -2 5 £30,000 +3.44%
PHP
UK

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 (100.00%) HTML
2 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (80.00%) MySQL
2 4 (80.00%) Degree
3 3 (60.00%) CSS
3 3 (60.00%) Java
4 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (40.00%) Web Development
4 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (40.00%) XML
4 2 (40.00%) UNIX
4 2 (40.00%) Solaris
4 2 (40.00%) Linux
4 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (20.00%) QA
5 1 (20.00%) Internet Marketing
5 1 (20.00%) jQuery
5 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (20.00%) Multithreading
5 1 (20.00%) Coverity
5 1 (20.00%) HTML5
5 1 (20.00%) Valgrind
5 1 (20.00%) CSS3
5 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
5 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (20.00%) Coaching
5 1 (20.00%) User Experience
5 1 (20.00%) OOP
5 1 (20.00%) OO
5 1 (20.00%) XHTML

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 (20.00%) Intranet
1 1 (20.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Valgrind
1 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Software Developer
2 2 (40.00%) PHP Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Graduate Software Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Graduate Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Business Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Development Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Graduate
3 1 (20.00%) Development Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Business Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
2 3 (60.00%) CSS
3 2 (40.00%) XML
4 1 (20.00%) XHTML
4 1 (20.00%) Ajax
4 1 (20.00%) jQuery
4 1 (20.00%) HTML5
4 1 (20.00%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) UNIX
1 2 (40.00%) Solaris
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (40.00%) Web Development
2 1 (20.00%) Business Development
2 1 (20.00%) Internet Marketing
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (20.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (20.00%) Coaching
2 1 (20.00%) OOP
2 1 (20.00%) OO
2 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (60.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) C
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Coverity