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

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP Extension and Application Repository (PEAR)
Rank 894 902 888
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -14
Permanent jobs citing PEAR 3 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.003% 0.003% 0.003%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.016% 0.016% 0.018%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 3
Average salary £70,000 £35,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+97.18% +29.09%
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £35,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year
+97.18% +29.09%

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
18615 18932 16293
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.05% 16.25% 15.03%
Number of salaries quoted 15663 15915 13866
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

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
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PEAR over the 3 months to 4 August 2015 within the UK.

PEAR Salary Histogram in the UK

PEAR
Top 7 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 4 August 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
England +19 3 £70,000 +97.18%
South East - 2 £70,000 -
Kent - 2 £70,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 £55,000 -
Maidstone - 1 £70,000 -
Leeds - 1 £55,000 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £55,000 -

PEAR
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 19 (95.00%) PHP
1 19 (95.00%) MySQL
1 19 (95.00%) jQuery
2 18 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (85.00%) HTML
4 14 (70.00%) JavaScript
5 13 (65.00%) Scrum
6 12 (60.00%) Bugzilla
6 12 (60.00%) Software Engineering
6 12 (60.00%) Ajax
6 12 (60.00%) Degree
6 12 (60.00%) Symfony
6 12 (60.00%) CSS
6 12 (60.00%) Linux
6 12 (60.00%) Apache
6 12 (60.00%) PHPUnit
6 12 (60.00%) Web Application Development
6 12 (60.00%) Trac
6 12 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (50.00%) Git (software)
7 10 (50.00%) Subversion
8 9 (45.00%) PHP5
9 7 (35.00%) Zend
9 7 (35.00%) CakePHP
9 7 (35.00%) JSON
9 7 (35.00%) OOP
9 7 (35.00%) XML
9 7 (35.00%) Open Source
9 7 (35.00%) Twitter
9 7 (35.00%) Twitter Bootstrap

PEAR
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 12 (60.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) HTTP
1 5 (25.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (95.00%) MySQL
2 7 (35.00%) MongoDB
3 5 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (60.00%) Bugzilla
1 12 (60.00%) PHPUnit
1 12 (60.00%) Trac
2 10 (50.00%) Subversion
2 10 (50.00%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (25.00%) Games
2 4 (20.00%) Marketing
3 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (95.00%) Developer
1 19 (95.00%) PHP Developer
2 12 (60.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
3 9 (45.00%) Software Developer
4 8 (40.00%) Web Developer
4 8 (40.00%) PHP Web Developer
5 5 (25.00%) Graduate PHP Developer
5 5 (25.00%) Graduate
5 5 (25.00%) Graduate Developer
6 3 (15.00%) Applications Developer
6 3 (15.00%) Web Applications Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Project Manager
7 1 (5.00%) Senior Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Senior PHP Developer
7 1 (5.00%) ScrumMaster
7 1 (5.00%) Agile Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (95.00%) jQuery
2 17 (85.00%) HTML
3 12 (60.00%) CSS
3 12 (60.00%) Ajax
3 12 (60.00%) Symfony
4 7 (35.00%) CakePHP
4 7 (35.00%) XML
4 7 (35.00%) Yii
4 7 (35.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 7 (35.00%) JSON
5 5 (25.00%) Google Maps API
5 5 (25.00%) XHTML
6 2 (10.00%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 12 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (25.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 12 (60.00%) Linux
2 5 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (65.00%) Scrum
3 12 (60.00%) Web Application Development
3 12 (60.00%) Software Engineering
4 7 (35.00%) OOP
4 7 (35.00%) Open Source
5 5 (25.00%) BDD
5 5 (25.00%) OO
5 5 (25.00%) Unit Testing
5 5 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (25.00%) Mentoring
6 1 (5.00%) Kanban
6 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 19 (95.00%) PHP
2 14 (70.00%) JavaScript
3 9 (45.00%) PHP5
4 5 (25.00%) SQL
5 4 (20.00%) Python
5 4 (20.00%) Ruby
5 4 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (60.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Zend
1 7 (35.00%) Twitter
2 5 (25.00%) Google
2 5 (25.00%) Facebook