Period
to 15 October 2019

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 15 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
15 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 51 56 52
Rank change year-on-year +5 -4 -15
Permanent jobs citing PHP 19 5 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 3.51% 1.20% 3.87%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.35% 1.72% 5.94%
Number of salaries quoted 19 5 5
Northern Ireland median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £21,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +102.38% -32.26%
10th Percentile £23,750 £33,350 £12,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £52,250 £34,350
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +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 355 290 303
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 65.62% 69.71% 65.16%
Number of salaries quoted 252 229 179
Northern Ireland median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £25,800 £26,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £65,000 £54,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +4.17% +1.05%

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
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PHP in Northern Ireland over the 6 months to 15 October 2019.

Salary histogram 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 15 October 2019. 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 +8 19 £40,000 -5.88% 4
PHP
UK

For the 6 months to 15 October 2019, 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 15 (78.95%) Python
2 8 (42.11%) Java
2 8 (42.11%) JavaScript
3 7 (36.84%) Linux
3 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (31.58%) Reverse Engineering
4 6 (31.58%) QA
4 6 (31.58%) OO
4 6 (31.58%) C
4 6 (31.58%) C++
5 5 (26.32%) Ruby
6 4 (21.05%) Penetration Testing
6 4 (21.05%) IDA Disassembler
7 3 (15.79%) Git (software)
7 3 (15.79%) Go
7 3 (15.79%) Software Engineering
7 3 (15.79%) Unix
7 3 (15.79%) AngularJS
7 3 (15.79%) Test Automation
7 3 (15.79%) Advertising
7 3 (15.79%) HTML
7 3 (15.79%) .NET
7 3 (15.79%) MySQL
8 2 (10.53%) CSS
8 2 (10.53%) OOP
8 2 (10.53%) SQL
8 2 (10.53%) LAMP
8 2 (10.53%) Analytics
8 2 (10.53%) Cybersecurity
8 2 (10.53%) Network Security

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 (5.26%) Apache
1 1 (5.26%) Moodle
1 1 (5.26%) Totara
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon S3
1 1 (5.26%) AWS
1 1 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) IDA Disassembler
2 3 (15.79%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.26%) PHPUnit
3 1 (5.26%) Subversion
General
1 3 (15.79%) Advertising
2 2 (10.53%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Developer
2 5 (26.32%) Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) Security Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) Senior Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) Senior Security Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) QA Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Software Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Software QA Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Full Stack Developer
4 2 (10.53%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (10.53%) React Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Applications Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Backend Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Information Security Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Java Software Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Information Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Information Security Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Software Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) .NET
1 3 (15.79%) AngularJS
1 3 (15.79%) HTML
2 2 (10.53%) CSS
2 2 (10.53%) LAMP
2 2 (10.53%) React
2 2 (10.53%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (5.26%) Ajax
3 1 (5.26%) Behat
3 1 (5.26%) CSS3
3 1 (5.26%) HTML5
3 1 (5.26%) jQuery
3 1 (5.26%) Web Services
3 1 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) Linux
2 3 (15.79%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (31.58%) OO
2 6 (31.58%) Reverse Engineering
3 4 (21.05%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (15.79%) Software Engineering
4 3 (15.79%) Test Automation
5 2 (10.53%) Analytics
5 2 (10.53%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (10.53%) OOP
5 2 (10.53%) SDLC
6 1 (5.26%) Electronic Trading
6 1 (5.26%) Information Security
6 1 (5.26%) Low Latency
6 1 (5.26%) Mentoring
6 1 (5.26%) Microservices
6 1 (5.26%) MVC
6 1 (5.26%) OO PHP
6 1 (5.26%) Pair Programming
6 1 (5.26%) Rapid Prototyping
6 1 (5.26%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 15 (78.95%) Python
2 8 (42.11%) Java
2 8 (42.11%) JavaScript
3 6 (31.58%) C
3 6 (31.58%) C++
4 5 (26.32%) Ruby
5 3 (15.79%) Go
6 2 (10.53%) SQL
7 1 (5.26%) C#
7 1 (5.26%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (31.58%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Kubernetes
1 1 (5.26%) Prometheus