Period
to 11 December 2018

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 11 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 57 40 35
Rank change year-on-year -17 -5 -4
Permanent jobs citing PHP 17 30 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 2.84% 6.34% 2.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.59% 9.38% 4.85%
Number of salaries quoted 10 17 11
Northern Ireland median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £29,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +35.59% +0.85%
10th Percentile £29,750 £12,500 £28,250
90th Percentile £46,250 £47,350 £38,750
UK median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 474 320 165
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 79.13% 67.65% 52.38%
Number of salaries quoted 289 205 120
Northern Ireland median annual salary £41,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.67% -6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £26,250 £21,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £52,500 £60,000
UK median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.00% +5.26% +5.56%

PHP
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Job vacancy trend for PHP in Northern Ireland

PHP
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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 11 December 2018. 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 -24 17 £37,500 -6.25% 2
PHP
UK

For the 6 months to 11 December 2018, 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 9 (52.94%) C#
1 9 (52.94%) SQL
2 8 (47.06%) Java
2 8 (47.06%) Degree
2 8 (47.06%) Electronic Trading
2 8 (47.06%) Low Latency
2 8 (47.06%) SDLC
3 5 (29.41%) Customer Requirements
4 4 (23.53%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (23.53%) Collaborative Working
4 4 (23.53%) Microservices
4 4 (23.53%) Doctrine
4 4 (23.53%) BDD
4 4 (23.53%) Laravel
4 4 (23.53%) Go
4 4 (23.53%) Python
4 4 (23.53%) Refactoring
4 4 (23.53%) Symfony
4 4 (23.53%) Unit Testing
4 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (23.53%) TDD
4 4 (23.53%) Pair Programming
4 4 (23.53%) Retail
4 4 (23.53%) MVC
5 1 (5.88%) SEO
5 1 (5.88%) CMS
5 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.88%) HTML
5 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
5 1 (5.88%) VB

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 1 (5.88%) CMS
1 1 (5.88%) Kentico
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Intranet
General
1 4 (23.53%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (100.00%) Developer
2 9 (52.94%) Software Developer
3 8 (47.06%) Java Developer
3 8 (47.06%) Java Software Developer
3 8 (47.06%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) Doctrine
1 4 (23.53%) Laravel
1 4 (23.53%) Symfony
2 1 (5.88%) .NET
2 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
2 1 (5.88%) CSS
2 1 (5.88%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Electronic Trading
1 8 (47.06%) Low Latency
1 8 (47.06%) SDLC
2 5 (29.41%) Customer Requirements
3 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (23.53%) BDD
3 4 (23.53%) Collaborative Working
3 4 (23.53%) Microservices
3 4 (23.53%) MVC
3 4 (23.53%) Pair Programming
3 4 (23.53%) Refactoring
3 4 (23.53%) TDD
3 4 (23.53%) Unit Testing
4 1 (5.88%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) C#
1 9 (52.94%) SQL
2 8 (47.06%) Java
3 4 (23.53%) Go
3 4 (23.53%) Python
4 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.88%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (47.06%) Degree