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 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
UK / Northern Ireland
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 27 36
Rank change year-on-year -7 +9  
Permanent jobs citing PHP 1 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 0.53% 2.58% 2.04%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.78% 6.15% 3.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 1
Median salary £21,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -40.00% -  
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% -  

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 Northern Ireland with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Northern Ireland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 129 65 90
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 67.89% 41.94% 61.22%
Number of salaries quoted 95 60 48
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

PHP
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 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 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 3 months to 23 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
County Tyrone - 1 £21,000 -
PHP
UK

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for PHP.

1 7 (53.85%) JavaScript
2 6 (46.15%) MySQL
2 6 (46.15%) jQuery
2 6 (46.15%) Node.js
2 6 (46.15%) AngularJS
2 6 (46.15%) Express
2 6 (46.15%) gulp
2 6 (46.15%) Front End Development
2 6 (46.15%) Phabricator
2 6 (46.15%) React
2 6 (46.15%) webpack
2 6 (46.15%) Cyber Intelligence
3 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (30.77%) TDD
3 4 (30.77%) Unit Testing
3 4 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (30.77%) Kanban
3 4 (30.77%) Java
3 4 (30.77%) Advertising
3 4 (30.77%) LAMP
3 4 (30.77%) Scrum
3 4 (30.77%) OOP
3 4 (30.77%) OO
3 4 (30.77%) SQL
3 4 (30.77%) C++
3 4 (30.77%) Programmatic Advertising
3 4 (30.77%) Relational Database
3 4 (30.77%) Docker
3 4 (30.77%) GitHub
4 2 (15.38%) Greenfield Project

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 (7.69%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) MySQL
2 4 (30.77%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (46.15%) gulp
1 6 (46.15%) Phabricator
1 6 (46.15%) webpack
General
1 4 (30.77%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 13 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (46.15%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 6 (46.15%) Software Developer
3 5 (38.46%) PHP Developer
4 4 (30.77%) C++ Developer
4 4 (30.77%) C++ Software Developer
4 4 (30.77%) C++/Java Developer
4 4 (30.77%) Java Developer
4 4 (30.77%) Java Software Developer
4 4 (30.77%) Senior C++ Developer
4 4 (30.77%) Senior Developer
4 4 (30.77%) Senior Java Developer
4 4 (30.77%) Senior Java Software Developer
4 4 (30.77%) Senior PHP Developer
4 4 (30.77%) Senior Software Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Lead Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Lead Software Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Lead PHP Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Web Designer
6 1 (7.69%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) AngularJS
1 6 (46.15%) Express
1 6 (46.15%) jQuery
1 6 (46.15%) Node.js
1 6 (46.15%) React
2 4 (30.77%) LAMP
3 1 (7.69%) CSS
3 1 (7.69%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Cyber Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) Front End Development
2 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (30.77%) Kanban
2 4 (30.77%) OO
2 4 (30.77%) OOP
2 4 (30.77%) Programmatic Advertising
2 4 (30.77%) Scrum
2 4 (30.77%) TDD
2 4 (30.77%) Unit Testing
3 2 (15.38%) SDLC
3 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
4 1 (7.69%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (7.69%) Web Design
4 1 (7.69%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) JavaScript
2 4 (30.77%) C++
2 4 (30.77%) Java
2 4 (30.77%) SQL
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) Docker