The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for PEAR skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited PEAR over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PHP Extension and Application Repository (PEAR)
England / South West
Rank - 248 229
Permanent jobs citing PEAR 0 4 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West - 0.069% 0.27%
As % of the Development Applications category - 0.37% 1.42%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 16
Median salary - £35,000 £26,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - +33.33%  
UK excluding London median salary - £35,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year - +16.66%  

PEAR is in the development application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 1159 1095 1123
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 23.12% 18.77% 18.89%
Number of salaries quoted 985 941 982
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.65%  

PEAR
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West citing PEAR as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for PEAR in the South West

PEAR
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PEAR in the South West.

Salary trend for PEAR in the South West