Period
to 4 December 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland with a requirement for PHP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited PHP over the 6 months to 4 December 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
4 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 81 39 55
Rank change year-on-year -42 +16 +2
Permanent jobs citing PHP 12 11 15
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 1.57% 3.49% 2.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.80% 4.74% 3.95%
Number of salaries quoted 8 7 15
10th Percentile £27,500 £31,250 £24,750
25th Percentile £30,313 £31,875 £29,375
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £33,750 £35,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year -3.57% -12.50% +6.67%
75th Percentile £37,813 £43,750 £47,500
90th Percentile £39,650 £45,250 £100,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%

PHP is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Northern Ireland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 429 232 380
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 56.15% 73.65% 69.22%
Number of salaries quoted 250 119 301
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,750 £27,500
25th Percentile £31,500 £33,750 £32,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% +5.88%
75th Percentile £71,250 £58,750 £62,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +5.00%

PHP
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

Job postings citing PHP as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland.

Job vacancy trend for PHP in Northern Ireland

PHP
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing PHP in Northern Ireland.

Salary trend for PHP in Northern Ireland

PHP
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PHP within the Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 4 December 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
County Antrim -39 11 £33,750 -18.18% 5
PHP
UK

For the 6 months to 4 December 2021, IT jobs citing PHP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Northern Ireland region with a requirement for PHP.

1 10 (83.33%) HTML
1 10 (83.33%) JavaScript
1 10 (83.33%) MySQL
1 10 (83.33%) CSS
1 10 (83.33%) Software Testing
2 9 (75.00%) User Experience
2 9 (75.00%) Vue.js
3 7 (58.33%) Front End Development
3 7 (58.33%) jQuery
4 6 (50.00%) Git (software)
4 6 (50.00%) AngularJS
5 5 (41.67%) Sass
5 5 (41.67%) LESS
5 5 (41.67%) React
5 5 (41.67%) HTML5
5 5 (41.67%) Ajax
5 5 (41.67%) Public Sector
5 5 (41.67%) Wireframes
6 4 (33.33%) Social Skills
6 4 (33.33%) CMS
6 4 (33.33%) WordPress
6 4 (33.33%) CSS3
6 4 (33.33%) Laravel
7 3 (25.00%) Relational Database
7 3 (25.00%) Node.js
7 3 (25.00%) AWS
7 3 (25.00%) Photoshop
7 3 (25.00%) Web Development
7 3 (25.00%) Google
8 2 (16.67%) Smartphone

PHP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (33.33%) CMS
1 4 (33.33%) WordPress
2 2 (16.67%) IBM Domino
2 2 (16.67%) Kentico
2 2 (16.67%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Photoshop
2 2 (16.67%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) AWS
2 2 (16.67%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 2 (16.67%) Amazon Alexa
2 2 (16.67%) Amazon ECS
2 2 (16.67%) Amazon S3
2 2 (16.67%) AWS CloudFormation
2 2 (16.67%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (83.33%) MySQL
2 3 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (16.67%) Amazon Athena
3 2 (16.67%) Amazon Aurora
3 2 (16.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 2 (16.67%) Redis
Development Applications
1 6 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (16.67%) CircleCI
2 2 (16.67%) Dreamweaver
2 2 (16.67%) PHPUnit
General
1 5 (41.67%) Public Sector
2 4 (33.33%) Social Skills
3 2 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Developer
2 5 (41.67%) Applications Developer
2 5 (41.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 5 (41.67%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 5 (41.67%) PHP Developer
2 5 (41.67%) Web Applications Developer
2 5 (41.67%) Web Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Backend Developer
3 2 (16.67%) PHP Laravel Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (83.33%) CSS
1 10 (83.33%) HTML
2 9 (75.00%) Vue.js
3 7 (58.33%) jQuery
4 6 (50.00%) AngularJS
5 5 (41.67%) Ajax
5 5 (41.67%) HTML5
5 5 (41.67%) LESS
5 5 (41.67%) React
5 5 (41.67%) Sass
6 4 (33.33%) CSS3
6 4 (33.33%) Laravel
7 3 (25.00%) Node.js
8 2 (16.67%) .NET
8 2 (16.67%) Doctrine
8 2 (16.67%) Symfony
9 1 (8.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (75.00%) User Experience
2 2 (16.67%) iPhone
2 2 (16.67%) Photography
2 2 (16.67%) Smartphone
2 2 (16.67%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Software Testing
2 7 (58.33%) Front End Development
3 5 (41.67%) Wireframes
4 3 (25.00%) Web Development
5 2 (16.67%) API Integration
5 2 (16.67%) Artificial Intelligence
5 2 (16.67%) Collaborative Working
5 2 (16.67%) Conversational UI
5 2 (16.67%) DevOps
5 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
5 2 (16.67%) Open Source
5 2 (16.67%) Project Delivery
5 2 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (16.67%) TDD
5 2 (16.67%) Time Management
6 1 (8.33%) OO
6 1 (8.33%) OO PHP
6 1 (8.33%) OWASP
6 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
6 1 (8.33%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Docker
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Google
2 2 (16.67%) Adobe
2 2 (16.67%) Apple
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft