The table below looks at the statistics for PEAR skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PEAR over the 3 months to 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP Extension and Application Repository (PEAR)
Rank 897 862 890
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +28
Permanent jobs citing PEAR 5 22 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.020% 0.010%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.028% 0.13% 0.065%
Number of salaries quoted 5 20 11
Average salary £30,500 £45,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.22% +38.46%
UK excluding London average salary £30,500 £26,750 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+14.01% -17.69%

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

Development Applications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
17938 16518 16982
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 15.77% 15.09% 14.78%
Number of salaries quoted 15117 13939 14921
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

PEAR
Jobs Demand Trend

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

PEAR Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

PEAR
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PEAR within the UK.

PEAR Salary Trend in the UK

PEAR
Top 4 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PEAR within the UK over the 3 months to 27 November 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 +3 5 £30,500 +14.01%
Bath 0 5 £30,500 +14.01%
South West -18 5 £30,500 +14.01%
England -48 5 £30,500 -32.22%

PEAR
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 13 (100.00%) HTML
1 13 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 13 (100.00%) PHP
1 13 (100.00%) MySQL
1 13 (100.00%) CSS
1 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (100.00%) Ajax
1 13 (100.00%) Symfony
1 13 (100.00%) CakePHP
1 13 (100.00%) PHP5
1 13 (100.00%) jQuery
2 12 (92.31%) JSON
2 12 (92.31%) Windows
2 12 (92.31%) SQL Server
3 11 (84.62%) OOP
3 11 (84.62%) Bugzilla
3 11 (84.62%) Scrum
3 11 (84.62%) PHPUnit
3 11 (84.62%) Web Application Development
3 11 (84.62%) Trac
3 11 (84.62%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (76.92%) Git (software)
4 10 (76.92%) Unit Testing
4 10 (76.92%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (76.92%) Subversion
4 10 (76.92%) OO
4 10 (76.92%) IIS
4 10 (76.92%) XML
5 8 (61.54%) Apache
5 8 (61.54%) Linux

PEAR
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 10 (76.92%) IIS
2 8 (61.54%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (100.00%) MySQL
2 12 (92.31%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (84.62%) Bugzilla
1 11 (84.62%) PHPUnit
1 11 (84.62%) Trac
2 10 (76.92%) Subversion
2 10 (76.92%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 13 (100.00%) Developer
2 9 (69.23%) Senior Developer
3 5 (38.46%) Web Developer
3 5 (38.46%) Applications Developer
3 5 (38.46%) Web Applications Developer
4 4 (30.77%) Senior Web Applications Developer
4 4 (30.77%) Senior Applications Developer
4 4 (30.77%) Senior Web Developer
4 4 (30.77%) PHP Developer
5 3 (23.08%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 2 (15.38%) Lead PHP Developer
6 2 (15.38%) Team Leader
6 2 (15.38%) Lead Developer
6 2 (15.38%) Software Developer
6 2 (15.38%) Senior PHP Developer
6 2 (15.38%) Web Team Leader
7 1 (7.69%) Junior Applications Developer
7 1 (7.69%) Junior Web Applications Developer
7 1 (7.69%) Junior Web Developer
7 1 (7.69%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) HTML
1 13 (100.00%) CSS
1 13 (100.00%) Ajax
1 13 (100.00%) Symfony
1 13 (100.00%) CakePHP
1 13 (100.00%) jQuery
2 12 (92.31%) JSON
3 10 (76.92%) XML
4 5 (38.46%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (84.62%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (92.31%) Windows
2 8 (61.54%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (84.62%) OOP
2 11 (84.62%) Web Application Development
2 11 (84.62%) Scrum
3 10 (76.92%) Unit Testing
3 10 (76.92%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (76.92%) OO
4 7 (53.85%) Mentoring
5 5 (38.46%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 13 (100.00%) PHP
1 13 (100.00%) PHP5
2 2 (15.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) Degree