The table below looks at the statistics for PHP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 45 39 32
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -7
Permanent jobs citing PHP 62 96 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 4.45% 5.29% 6.86%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.05% 8.43% 10.10%
Number of salaries quoted 56 82 105
Average salary £41,250 £39,308 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.94% -1.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,400 £25,200 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,250 £49,750 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
PHP
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Programming Languages Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
879 1139 1069
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 63.10% 62.75% 67.92%
Number of salaries quoted 786 938 963
Average salary £45,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing PHP across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

PHP Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

PHP
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

PHP Salary Trend in Cambridge

PHP
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PHP across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

PHP Salary Histogram in Cambridge

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing PHP also 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 that cited PHP.

1 114 (74.51%) JavaScript
2 88 (57.52%) CSS
3 86 (56.21%) HTML
4 66 (43.14%) MySQL
5 42 (27.45%) Linux
6 39 (25.49%) User Experience
7 37 (24.18%) Java
8 36 (23.53%) Python
9 35 (22.88%) Degree
10 32 (20.92%) Agile Software Development
11 30 (19.61%) jQuery
12 29 (18.95%) E-Commerce
13 27 (17.65%) C#
14 26 (16.99%) NoSQL
15 24 (15.69%) HTML5
15 24 (15.69%) .NET
15 24 (15.69%) Web Services
16 23 (15.03%) OO
16 23 (15.03%) C++
17 22 (14.38%) SQL
17 22 (14.38%) Ajax
18 21 (13.73%) Computer Science
18 21 (13.73%) XML
18 21 (13.73%) Games
19 19 (12.42%) MongoDB
20 18 (11.76%) CSS3
20 18 (11.76%) Relational Database
20 18 (11.76%) MVC
20 18 (11.76%) Apache
21 17 (11.11%) OOP

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing PHP also 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 that cited PHP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 18 (11.76%) Apache
2 17 (11.11%) Drupal
3 6 (3.92%) WordPress
4 4 (2.61%) Node.js
5 2 (1.31%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.31%) IIS
6 1 (0.65%) JBoss
6 1 (0.65%) CMS
6 1 (0.65%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (2.61%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (2.61%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 14 (9.15%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (4.58%) Google Analytics
3 3 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.96%) SaaS
4 2 (1.31%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.92%) HTTP
1 6 (3.92%) Firewall
2 5 (3.27%) Internet
3 3 (1.96%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.96%) Wireless
4 2 (1.31%) SSH
4 2 (1.31%) SNMP
4 2 (1.31%) FTP
4 2 (1.31%) DNS
5 1 (0.65%) Intranet
5 1 (0.65%) WAN
5 1 (0.65%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (43.14%) MySQL
2 26 (16.99%) NoSQL
3 19 (12.42%) MongoDB
4 18 (11.76%) Relational Database
5 12 (7.84%) SQL Server
6 7 (4.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (4.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (3.27%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (2.61%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (1.31%) Firebird
9 2 (1.31%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.31%) Hadoop
9 2 (1.31%) Big Data
10 1 (0.65%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 17 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 10 (6.54%) Subversion
3 8 (5.23%) Behat
4 7 (4.58%) Jenkins
5 6 (3.92%) JIRA
6 5 (3.27%) YouTrack
6 5 (3.27%) Mercurial
7 4 (2.61%) MSBuild
7 4 (2.61%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (2.61%) Selenium
7 4 (2.61%) TeamCity
7 4 (2.61%) Visual Studio
7 4 (2.61%) Eclipse
8 3 (1.96%) HP UFT
8 3 (1.96%) JMeter
8 3 (1.96%) Xcode
8 3 (1.96%) Android Studio
8 3 (1.96%) LoadUI
9 1 (0.65%) FishEye
9 1 (0.65%) IntelliJ
General
1 21 (13.73%) Games
2 7 (4.58%) Finance
3 3 (1.96%) Marketing
4 1 (0.65%) Advertising
4 1 (0.65%) Publishing
4 1 (0.65%) Retail
4 1 (0.65%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 126 (82.35%) Developer
2 53 (34.64%) PHP Developer
3 32 (20.92%) Web Developer
4 14 (9.15%) Applications Developer
5 12 (7.84%) Software Engineer
6 11 (7.19%) Senior Developer
7 9 (5.88%) Programmer
7 9 (5.88%) Software Developer
7 9 (5.88%) Drupal Developer
8 8 (5.23%) Linux Administrator
8 8 (5.23%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 8 (5.23%) Systems Administrator
8 8 (5.23%) Administrator
9 7 (4.58%) Graduate
10 6 (3.92%) Web Applications Developer
11 5 (3.27%) Java Developer
11 5 (3.27%) Senior Software Engineer
11 5 (3.27%) Systems Developer
11 5 (3.27%) Front-End Developer
12 4 (2.61%) Front-End Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (57.52%) CSS
2 86 (56.21%) HTML
3 30 (19.61%) jQuery
4 24 (15.69%) HTML5
4 24 (15.69%) .NET
4 24 (15.69%) Web Services
5 22 (14.38%) Ajax
6 21 (13.73%) XML
7 18 (11.76%) CSS3
8 16 (10.46%) Ext JS
9 12 (7.84%) Spring
10 11 (7.19%) AngularJS
11 10 (6.54%) ASP.NET
12 9 (5.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 8 (5.23%) RESTful
13 8 (5.23%) Hibernate
14 7 (4.58%) ASP.NET MVC
15 6 (3.92%) LINQ
15 6 (3.92%) JSP
16 5 (3.27%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 39 (25.49%) User Experience
2 21 (13.73%) Computer Science
3 9 (5.88%) Data Structures
3 9 (5.88%) Algorithms
4 6 (3.92%) Visualisation
5 4 (2.61%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.61%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.96%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.31%) Internet of Things
7 2 (1.31%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.31%) Handset
7 2 (1.31%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.65%) Wiki
8 1 (0.65%) GIS
8 1 (0.65%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 42 (27.45%) Linux
2 13 (8.50%) Windows
3 9 (5.88%) UNIX
4 7 (4.58%) Android
5 6 (3.92%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.31%) Windows Phone
6 2 (1.31%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (20.92%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (18.95%) E-Commerce
3 23 (15.03%) OO
4 18 (11.76%) MVC
5 17 (11.11%) OOP
6 16 (10.46%) Web Development
7 14 (9.15%) Software Engineering
7 14 (9.15%) TDD
8 13 (8.50%) Mobile Development
9 9 (5.88%) SDLC
9 9 (5.88%) CRM
9 9 (5.88%) Release Management
10 8 (5.23%) Analytics
11 7 (4.58%) OOD
12 6 (3.92%) Continuous Improvement
12 6 (3.92%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (3.92%) Software Architecture
12 6 (3.92%) Load Balancing
12 6 (3.92%) Systems Analysis
12 6 (3.92%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 114 (74.51%) JavaScript
2 37 (24.18%) Java
3 36 (23.53%) Python
4 27 (17.65%) C#
5 23 (15.03%) C++
6 22 (14.38%) SQL
7 12 (7.84%) Perl
8 10 (6.54%) C
9 8 (5.23%) Bash Shell
10 5 (3.27%) Ruby
11 4 (2.61%) PHP5
11 4 (2.61%) Objective-C
12 2 (1.31%) VB.NET
12 2 (1.31%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.31%) F#
13 1 (0.65%) Apple Swift
13 1 (0.65%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 35 (22.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.65%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (4.58%) Vagrant
2 5 (3.27%) Puppet
3 1 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 11 (7.19%) Zend
2 10 (6.54%) Google
3 8 (5.23%) Microsoft
4 3 (1.96%) HP
4 3 (1.96%) Oracle
5 2 (1.31%) Symbian
5 2 (1.31%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.31%) Xamarin
6 1 (0.65%) Apple
6 1 (0.65%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.65%) Rackspace
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