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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 33 21 45
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +24
Permanent jobs citing PHP 92 197 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 6.53% 10.71% 5.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.85% 15.93% 7.55%
Number of salaries quoted 82 169 82
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +7.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
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
934 1237 1298
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 66.29% 67.23% 70.28%
Number of salaries quoted 839 1068 1187
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,375 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%

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 22 May 2015.

PHP Salary Histogram in Cambridge

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 150 (70.42%) JavaScript
2 116 (54.46%) HTML
3 103 (48.36%) CSS
4 87 (40.85%) Python
5 73 (34.27%) MySQL
6 68 (31.92%) SQL
7 64 (30.05%) Linux
8 56 (26.29%) jQuery
9 54 (25.35%) Agile Software Development
10 49 (23.00%) Perl
11 47 (22.07%) Degree
12 45 (21.13%) C++
13 44 (20.66%) Java
14 38 (17.84%) Web Development
15 37 (17.37%) Computer Science
16 35 (16.43%) C
17 32 (15.02%) C#
17 32 (15.02%) Web Services
17 32 (15.02%) HTML5
18 31 (14.55%) .NET
19 28 (13.15%) User Experience
20 27 (12.68%) Amazon AWS
21 23 (10.80%) XML
21 23 (10.80%) UNIX
21 23 (10.80%) MVC
22 22 (10.33%) NoSQL
22 22 (10.33%) Continuous Integration
23 20 (9.39%) Google
24 19 (8.92%) Drupal
24 19 (8.92%) OO

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 19 (8.92%) Drupal
2 18 (8.45%) Apache
3 11 (5.16%) Node.js
4 9 (4.23%) SharePoint
5 8 (3.76%) Tomcat
5 8 (3.76%) JBoss
6 6 (2.82%) WebSphere
6 6 (2.82%) WebLogic
6 6 (2.82%) OpenStack
7 4 (1.88%) IIS
8 2 (0.94%) WordPress
9 1 (0.47%) CMS
9 1 (0.47%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (1.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (1.88%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 27 (12.68%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (6.57%) Google Cloud Platform
3 10 (4.69%) SaaS
4 9 (4.23%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (2.82%) Google Analytics
5 6 (2.82%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (2.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.23%) Internet
2 8 (3.76%) Wireless
3 6 (2.82%) Firewall
4 5 (2.35%) HTTP
5 4 (1.88%) Reverse Proxy
6 2 (0.94%) SNMP
7 1 (0.47%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.47%) DNS
7 1 (0.47%) FTP
7 1 (0.47%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (34.27%) MySQL
2 22 (10.33%) NoSQL
3 18 (8.45%) SQL Server
4 14 (6.57%) MongoDB
5 11 (5.16%) Relational Database
5 11 (5.16%) PostgreSQL
6 9 (4.23%) Apache Cassandra
6 9 (4.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (1.88%) Oracle Database 10g
7 4 (1.88%) Oracle Database
7 4 (1.88%) Big Data
8 3 (1.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 3 (1.41%) Firebird
9 2 (0.94%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.94%) Redis
10 1 (0.47%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 11 (5.16%) Git (software)
1 11 (5.16%) Selenium
2 9 (4.23%) Behat
3 8 (3.76%) Eclipse
4 7 (3.29%) QuickTest Pro
5 6 (2.82%) JMeter
5 6 (2.82%) LoadUI
5 6 (2.82%) Jenkins
6 5 (2.35%) Subversion
7 4 (1.88%) Mercurial
7 4 (1.88%) PHPUnit
8 3 (1.41%) Jasmine
8 3 (1.41%) Android Studio
8 3 (1.41%) Xcode
8 3 (1.41%) JIRA
9 1 (0.47%) FishEye
9 1 (0.47%) IntelliJ
9 1 (0.47%) Bugzilla
9 1 (0.47%) RSpec
General
1 10 (4.69%) Marketing
2 9 (4.23%) Games
3 6 (2.82%) Multimedia
3 6 (2.82%) Finance
4 5 (2.35%) Electronics
5 4 (1.88%) Advertising
6 2 (0.94%) Publishing
7 1 (0.47%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.47%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.47%) Banking
Job Titles
1 135 (63.38%) Developer
2 44 (20.66%) Web Developer
3 43 (20.19%) PHP Developer
4 17 (7.98%) Graduate
5 14 (6.57%) Software Engineer
5 14 (6.57%) Graduate Developer
6 12 (5.63%) Senior Developer
7 11 (5.16%) Applications Developer
8 10 (4.69%) Junior Developer
8 10 (4.69%) Administrator
8 10 (4.69%) Junior
8 10 (4.69%) Software Developer
9 9 (4.23%) Consultant
9 9 (4.23%) Systems Administrator
10 8 (3.76%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 8 (3.76%) Linux Administrator
10 8 (3.76%) Drupal Developer
10 8 (3.76%) Software Team Leader
10 8 (3.76%) Team Leader
10 8 (3.76%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (54.46%) HTML
2 103 (48.36%) CSS
3 56 (26.29%) jQuery
4 32 (15.02%) Web Services
4 32 (15.02%) HTML5
5 31 (14.55%) .NET
6 23 (10.80%) XML
7 17 (7.98%) Ajax
7 17 (7.98%) AngularJS
8 16 (7.51%) Spring
9 14 (6.57%) LAMP
10 11 (5.16%) CSS3
10 11 (5.16%) Hibernate
11 10 (4.69%) RESTful
12 9 (4.23%) Symfony
13 8 (3.76%) ASP.NET
13 8 (3.76%) REST
14 7 (3.29%) J2EE
14 7 (3.29%) XHTML
15 6 (2.82%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 37 (17.37%) Computer Science
2 28 (13.15%) User Experience
3 11 (5.16%) Enterprise Software
3 11 (5.16%) Data Structures
3 11 (5.16%) Algorithms
4 9 (4.23%) Internet of Things
5 8 (3.76%) Embedded Systems
6 7 (3.29%) Client/Server
7 6 (2.82%) Management Information System
7 6 (2.82%) Mobile App
8 5 (2.35%) BBC
8 5 (2.35%) Verilog
9 4 (1.88%) Statistics
9 4 (1.88%) Visualisation
10 2 (0.94%) Mathematics
10 2 (0.94%) W3C
11 1 (0.47%) Digital Media
11 1 (0.47%) NHS
11 1 (0.47%) Handset
11 1 (0.47%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 64 (30.05%) Linux
2 23 (10.80%) UNIX
3 15 (7.04%) Windows
4 8 (3.76%) Android
5 6 (2.82%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.47%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.47%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (25.35%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (17.84%) Web Development
3 23 (10.80%) MVC
4 22 (10.33%) Continuous Integration
5 19 (8.92%) OO
5 19 (8.92%) E-Commerce
6 18 (8.45%) Software Engineering
7 17 (7.98%) OOP
8 16 (7.51%) Mentoring
9 14 (6.57%) TDD
9 14 (6.57%) Analytics
10 13 (6.10%) Scrum
11 12 (5.63%) Web Application Development
12 10 (4.69%) Line Management
13 9 (4.23%) Mobile Development
13 9 (4.23%) Waterfall
14 8 (3.76%) Project Planning
14 8 (3.76%) SOA
14 8 (3.76%) CRM
14 8 (3.76%) UML
Programming Languages
1 150 (70.42%) JavaScript
2 87 (40.85%) Python
3 68 (31.92%) SQL
4 49 (23.00%) Perl
5 45 (21.13%) C++
6 44 (20.66%) Java
7 35 (16.43%) C
8 32 (15.02%) C#
9 18 (8.45%) Bash Shell
10 17 (7.98%) Ruby
11 6 (2.82%) PHP5
12 3 (1.41%) VB.NET
12 3 (1.41%) Embedded C
12 3 (1.41%) Embedded C++
12 3 (1.41%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.94%) Objective-C
13 2 (0.94%) Apple Swift
14 1 (0.47%) Go
14 1 (0.47%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.47%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 47 (22.07%) Degree
2 2 (0.94%) ISTQB
2 2 (0.94%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.88%) QA
System Software
1 4 (1.88%) Varnish
2 2 (0.94%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (2.82%) Puppet
1 6 (2.82%) Vagrant
2 3 (1.41%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 20 (9.39%) Google
2 12 (5.63%) Oracle
3 10 (4.69%) Microsoft
4 6 (2.82%) Zend
4 6 (2.82%) IBM
5 3 (1.41%) Rackspace
6 2 (0.94%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.47%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.47%) Symbian
7 1 (0.47%) Adobe
7 1 (0.47%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.47%) Sencha
7 1 (0.47%) Fujitsu
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