The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for PHP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
County Antrim / Belfast
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 26 14
Rank change year-on-year +2 -12  
Permanent jobs citing PHP 12 5 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Belfast 5.38% 4.35% 7.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.96% 7.35% 12.82%
Number of salaries quoted 12 5 3
Median salary £39,500 £37,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.33% +25.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £36,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £67,500 £42,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +2.85%  

PHP is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Belfast
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 134 68 39
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Belfast 60.09% 59.13% 55.71%
Number of salaries quoted 108 50 31
Median salary £38,500 £37,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.66% +25.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £29,800
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.21% +2.50%  

PHP
Job Vacancy Trend in Belfast

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Belfast citing PHP as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for PHP in Belfast

PHP
Salary Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PHP in Belfast.

Salary trend for PHP in Belfast

PHP
Salary Histogram in Belfast

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PHP in Belfast over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for PHP in Belfast

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT jobs citing PHP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Belfast region with a requirement for PHP.

1 7 (43.75%) JavaScript
1 7 (43.75%) MySQL
2 6 (37.50%) jQuery
2 6 (37.50%) Node.js
2 6 (37.50%) AngularJS
2 6 (37.50%) Express
2 6 (37.50%) gulp
2 6 (37.50%) Front End Development
2 6 (37.50%) Phabricator
2 6 (37.50%) React
2 6 (37.50%) webpack
2 6 (37.50%) Cyber Intelligence
3 5 (31.25%) SDLC
3 5 (31.25%) Software Engineering
3 5 (31.25%) Advertising
4 4 (25.00%) LAMP
4 4 (25.00%) Scrum
4 4 (25.00%) Java
4 4 (25.00%) OOP
4 4 (25.00%) OO
4 4 (25.00%) SQL
4 4 (25.00%) C++
4 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (25.00%) TDD
4 4 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 4 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (25.00%) Kanban
4 4 (25.00%) GitHub
4 4 (25.00%) Relational Database
4 4 (25.00%) Docker

PHP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Belfast by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 4 (25.00%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (43.75%) MySQL
2 4 (25.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) gulp
1 6 (37.50%) Phabricator
1 6 (37.50%) webpack
General
1 5 (31.25%) Advertising
2 1 (6.25%) Back Office
2 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (100.00%) Developer
2 9 (56.25%) Software Developer
3 8 (50.00%) PHP Developer
4 6 (37.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 5 (31.25%) Lead Developer
5 5 (31.25%) Lead Software Developer
6 4 (25.00%) C++ Developer
6 4 (25.00%) C++ Software Developer
6 4 (25.00%) C++/Java Developer
6 4 (25.00%) Java Developer
6 4 (25.00%) Java Software Developer
6 4 (25.00%) Lead PHP Developer
6 4 (25.00%) Senior C++ Developer
6 4 (25.00%) Senior Developer
6 4 (25.00%) Senior Java Developer
6 4 (25.00%) Senior Java Software Developer
6 4 (25.00%) Senior PHP Developer
6 4 (25.00%) Senior Software Developer
7 1 (6.25%) NetSuite Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) AngularJS
1 6 (37.50%) Express
1 6 (37.50%) jQuery
1 6 (37.50%) Node.js
1 6 (37.50%) React
2 4 (25.00%) LAMP
3 1 (6.25%) HTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Cyber Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) Front End Development
2 5 (31.25%) SDLC
2 5 (31.25%) Software Engineering
3 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (25.00%) Kanban
3 4 (25.00%) OO
3 4 (25.00%) OOP
3 4 (25.00%) Programmatic Advertising
3 4 (25.00%) Scrum
3 4 (25.00%) TDD
3 4 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (6.25%) CRM
4 1 (6.25%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) JavaScript
2 4 (25.00%) C++
2 4 (25.00%) Java
2 4 (25.00%) SQL
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) Docker