The table below looks at the statistics for the PHP Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PHP Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP Developer
Rank 100 72 100
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +28
Permanent jobs requiring a PHP Developer 19 41 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.04% 2.58% 1.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.10% 2.75% 1.45%
Number of salaries quoted 19 40 27
Average salary £36,237 £40,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.40% +37.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £34,500 £27,800
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £55,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +8.33%
PHP Developer
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1721 1492 1866
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 94.40% 93.84% 96.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1340 1307 1645
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

PHP Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing PHP Developer in the job title across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

PHP Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

PHP Developer
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PHP Developer across the Cambridge region.

PHP Developer Salary Trend in Cambridge

PHP Developer
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PHP Developer across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 1 September 2014.

PHP Developer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

PHP Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge region that cited PHP Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with PHP Developer in their job title.

1 88 (100.00%) PHP
2 73 (82.95%) JavaScript
3 72 (81.82%) MySQL
4 64 (72.73%) HTML
5 50 (56.82%) CSS
6 39 (44.32%) jQuery
7 28 (31.82%) Subversion
7 28 (31.82%) Ajax
8 24 (27.27%) XML
9 23 (26.14%) MVC
10 22 (25.00%) Apache
11 21 (23.86%) Unit Testing
12 20 (22.73%) Degree
13 19 (21.59%) Linux
13 19 (21.59%) Java
14 18 (20.45%) Drupal
15 17 (19.32%) PHP5
15 17 (19.32%) SQL
16 15 (17.05%) LAMP
17 14 (15.91%) Oracle
17 14 (15.91%) SOAP
17 14 (15.91%) OO
18 13 (14.77%) OOP
18 13 (14.77%) Computer Science
18 13 (14.77%) Symfony
19 12 (13.64%) Git (software)
20 11 (12.50%) Apple iOS
20 11 (12.50%) SQL Server
20 11 (12.50%) CMS
21 10 (11.36%) IIS

PHP Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge region that cited PHP Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with PHP Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 22 (25.00%) Apache
2 18 (20.45%) Drupal
3 11 (12.50%) CMS
4 10 (11.36%) IIS
5 5 (5.68%) WordPress
6 1 (1.14%) Moodle
Applications
1 4 (4.55%) Photoshop
1 4 (4.55%) Fireworks
2 1 (1.14%) MS Office
2 1 (1.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.27%) CubeCart
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.82%) ZigBee
2 3 (3.41%) HTTP
3 1 (1.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (81.82%) MySQL
2 11 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 6 (6.82%) MongoDB
4 4 (4.55%) NoSQL
4 4 (4.55%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.14%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.14%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 28 (31.82%) Subversion
2 12 (13.64%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.27%) PHPUnit
4 1 (1.14%) YouTrack
4 1 (1.14%) JIRA
General
1 5 (5.68%) Retail
2 4 (4.55%) Games
3 2 (2.27%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (2.27%) Publishing
4 1 (1.14%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.14%) Finance
4 1 (1.14%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.14%) Banking
4 1 (1.14%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (72.73%) HTML
2 50 (56.82%) CSS
3 39 (44.32%) jQuery
4 28 (31.82%) Ajax
5 24 (27.27%) XML
6 15 (17.05%) LAMP
7 14 (15.91%) SOAP
8 13 (14.77%) Symfony
9 10 (11.36%) XHTML
9 10 (11.36%) RESTful
10 9 (10.23%) OpenID
10 9 (10.23%) REST
10 9 (10.23%) OAuth
10 9 (10.23%) XSL
10 9 (10.23%) XSLT
10 9 (10.23%) JSP
11 7 (7.95%) Web Services
12 5 (5.68%) CakePHP
12 5 (5.68%) Laravel
12 5 (5.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.77%) Computer Science
2 7 (7.95%) Mobile App
2 7 (7.95%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (6.82%) N-Tier
4 4 (4.55%) Blog
5 3 (3.41%) Mathematics
6 2 (2.27%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.27%) W3C
7 1 (1.14%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.14%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 19 (21.59%) Linux
2 11 (12.50%) Apple iOS
3 10 (11.36%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (26.14%) MVC
2 21 (23.86%) Unit Testing
3 14 (15.91%) OO
4 13 (14.77%) OOP
5 10 (11.36%) E-Commerce
6 9 (10.23%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (9.09%) Web Development
7 8 (9.09%) OO PHP
8 6 (6.82%) User Stories
8 6 (6.82%) Android Development
8 6 (6.82%) iOS Development
8 6 (6.82%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (6.82%) Software Engineering
8 6 (6.82%) Scrum
9 5 (5.68%) TDD
10 4 (4.55%) Content Management
10 4 (4.55%) Requirements Analysis
10 4 (4.55%) Responsive Web Design
10 4 (4.55%) Mobile Application Development
11 3 (3.41%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 88 (100.00%) PHP
2 73 (82.95%) JavaScript
3 19 (21.59%) Java
4 17 (19.32%) SQL
4 17 (19.32%) PHP5
5 9 (10.23%) Tcl
5 9 (10.23%) VB
5 9 (10.23%) PL/SQL
6 7 (7.95%) Python
7 4 (4.55%) C
7 4 (4.55%) Objective-C
8 3 (3.41%) Perl
9 1 (1.14%) Ruby
9 1 (1.14%) PHP4
Qualifications
1 20 (22.73%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.14%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (10.23%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 14 (15.91%) Oracle
2 7 (7.95%) Zend
3 4 (4.55%) Adobe
4 1 (1.14%) Microsoft
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