The table below looks at the statistics for PEAR skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PEAR over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP Extension and Application Repository (PEAR)
Rank 240 225 -
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -
Permanent jobs citing PEAR 5 10 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.080% 0.17% -
As % of the Development Applications category 0.47% 0.97% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 9 0
Average salary £30,500 £27,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.96% -
UK excluding London average salary £30,500 £27,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+12.96% -16.92%
PEAR
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the South West region.

Development Applications Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1073 1031 827
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 17.09% 17.70% 14.49%
Number of salaries quoted 939 893 736
Average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

PEAR
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing PEAR across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

PEAR Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

PEAR
Salary Trend in the South West

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

PEAR Salary Trend in the South West

PEAR
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PEAR within the South West region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. 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
Somerset +2 5 £30,500 +12.96%
PEAR
England

PEAR
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the South West region citing PEAR 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 PEAR.

1 8 (100.00%) HTML
1 8 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 8 (100.00%) PHP
1 8 (100.00%) MySQL
1 8 (100.00%) CSS
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
1 8 (100.00%) Apache
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) Ajax
1 8 (100.00%) JSON
1 8 (100.00%) Symfony
1 8 (100.00%) CakePHP
1 8 (100.00%) PHP5
1 8 (100.00%) jQuery
2 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
2 7 (87.50%) Windows
3 6 (75.00%) XML
3 6 (75.00%) OOP
3 6 (75.00%) Bugzilla
3 6 (75.00%) Scrum
3 6 (75.00%) PHPUnit
3 6 (75.00%) Web Application Development
3 6 (75.00%) Trac
3 6 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (62.50%) IIS
4 5 (62.50%) OO
4 5 (62.50%) Subversion
4 5 (62.50%) Software Engineering
4 5 (62.50%) Degree
4 5 (62.50%) Unit Testing

PEAR
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the South West region citing PEAR 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 PEAR. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (100.00%) Apache
2 5 (62.50%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) MySQL
2 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (75.00%) Bugzilla
1 6 (75.00%) PHPUnit
1 6 (75.00%) Trac
2 5 (62.50%) Subversion
2 5 (62.50%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (62.50%) Senior Developer
3 4 (50.00%) PHP Developer
4 3 (37.50%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 2 (25.00%) Software Developer
5 2 (25.00%) Senior PHP Developer
5 2 (25.00%) Web Team Leader
5 2 (25.00%) Lead PHP Developer
5 2 (25.00%) Lead Developer
5 2 (25.00%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) Ajax
1 8 (100.00%) JSON
1 8 (100.00%) Symfony
1 8 (100.00%) CakePHP
1 8 (100.00%) jQuery
1 8 (100.00%) HTML
1 8 (100.00%) CSS
2 6 (75.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (87.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) OOP
2 6 (75.00%) Web Application Development
2 6 (75.00%) Scrum
3 5 (62.50%) OO
3 5 (62.50%) Software Engineering
3 5 (62.50%) Unit Testing
3 5 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (37.50%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 8 (100.00%) PHP
1 8 (100.00%) PHP5
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) Degree