Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 58 51 34
Rank change year-on-year -7 -17 +9
Permanent jobs citing PHP 5 13 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 1.19% 3.08% 3.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.71% 4.66% 7.48%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 14
Northern Ireland median annual salary £42,500 £21,000 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +102.38% -32.26% -2.36%
10th Percentile £33,350 £14,600 £28,250
90th Percentile £56,250 £36,325 £37,925
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 292 279 147
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 69.36% 66.11% 48.36%
Number of salaries quoted 228 169 121
Northern Ireland median annual salary £40,000 £36,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -4.00% +1.35%
10th Percentile £26,000 £21,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £63,250 £59,500 £50,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +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
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PHP in Northern Ireland over the 6 months to 21 September 2018.

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 21 September 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 -7 5 £42,500 +50.44% 1
PHP
UK

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 4 (80.00%) Unit Testing
2 3 (60.00%) HTML
2 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (60.00%) CSS
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) OO
3 2 (40.00%) Apache
3 2 (40.00%) Python
3 2 (40.00%) MVC
3 2 (40.00%) MySQL
3 2 (40.00%) LAMP
3 2 (40.00%) Objective-C
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) iPhone
3 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (40.00%) nginx
3 2 (40.00%) HTML5
3 2 (40.00%) Memcached
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) TDD
3 2 (40.00%) Pair Programming
3 2 (40.00%) Retail
3 2 (40.00%) Artificial Intelligence
3 2 (40.00%) Ruby
3 2 (40.00%) Ruby on Rails
3 2 (40.00%) Refactoring
3 2 (40.00%) Symfony
3 2 (40.00%) jQuery
3 2 (40.00%) BDD
3 2 (40.00%) CSS3

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 2 (40.00%) Apache
1 2 (40.00%) nginx
2 1 (20.00%) CMS
2 1 (20.00%) Kentico
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) MySQL
1 2 (40.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (40.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (80.00%) PHP Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Lead Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Lead PHP Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) CSS
1 3 (60.00%) HTML
2 2 (40.00%) CSS3
2 2 (40.00%) Doctrine
2 2 (40.00%) HTML5
2 2 (40.00%) jQuery
2 2 (40.00%) LAMP
2 2 (40.00%) Laravel
2 2 (40.00%) LEMP Stack
2 2 (40.00%) Memcached
2 2 (40.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 2 (40.00%) Symfony
2 2 (40.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Greenfield Project
1 2 (40.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Adaptive Web Design
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Artificial Intelligence
2 2 (40.00%) BDD
2 2 (40.00%) Collaborative Working
2 2 (40.00%) Microservices
2 2 (40.00%) MVC
2 2 (40.00%) OO
2 2 (40.00%) OO PHP
2 2 (40.00%) Pair Programming
2 2 (40.00%) Refactoring
2 2 (40.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 2 (40.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (20.00%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) Go
2 2 (40.00%) Objective-C
2 2 (40.00%) Python
2 2 (40.00%) Ruby
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (20.00%) VB
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) VMware