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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 21 32 26
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -6
Permanent jobs citing PHP 139 99 173
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 8.04% 6.71% 9.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.31% 10.48% 13.25%
Number of salaries quoted 116 74 159
Average salary £37,500 £33,250 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.78% +2.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £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
1129 945 1306
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 65.30% 64.07% 69.17%
Number of salaries quoted 897 798 1113
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 24 December 2014.

PHP Salary Histogram in Cambridge

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 (65.79%) JavaScript
2 142 (62.28%) HTML
3 126 (55.26%) CSS
4 94 (41.23%) SQL
5 88 (38.60%) MySQL
6 80 (35.09%) Degree
7 79 (34.65%) Python
8 65 (28.51%) Java
9 56 (24.56%) jQuery
10 55 (24.12%) Computer Science
11 54 (23.68%) Linux
12 48 (21.05%) Web Development
13 47 (20.61%) Perl
14 43 (18.86%) C
15 42 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
16 38 (16.67%) User Experience
17 37 (16.23%) HTML5
18 34 (14.91%) C++
18 34 (14.91%) OO
19 31 (13.60%) .NET
20 30 (13.16%) XML
21 29 (12.72%) C#
21 29 (12.72%) AngularJS
22 28 (12.28%) Web Services
22 28 (12.28%) REST
23 27 (11.84%) Ruby
24 25 (10.96%) MVC
24 25 (10.96%) CSS3
25 24 (10.53%) Wireless
25 24 (10.53%) Marketing

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 (7.89%) Node.js
2 14 (6.14%) Apache
3 13 (5.70%) Tomcat
4 9 (3.95%) Drupal
5 6 (2.63%) WordPress
5 6 (2.63%) JBoss
6 4 (1.75%) Moodle
7 3 (1.32%) OpenStack
7 3 (1.32%) WebLogic
7 3 (1.32%) IIS
7 3 (1.32%) CMS
7 3 (1.32%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.88%) nginx
Applications
1 5 (2.19%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.32%) Fireworks
2 3 (1.32%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.44%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.75%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 13 (5.70%) Cloud Computing
2 12 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (2.63%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (1.75%) SaaS
5 3 (1.32%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.44%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 24 (10.53%) Wireless
2 23 (10.09%) Internet
3 5 (2.19%) HTTP
4 4 (1.75%) 3G
4 4 (1.75%) LTE
5 3 (1.32%) Reverse Proxy
5 3 (1.32%) SSL
6 2 (0.88%) Network Security
6 2 (0.88%) 4G
7 1 (0.44%) ZigBee
7 1 (0.44%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.44%) DNS
7 1 (0.44%) Bluetooth
7 1 (0.44%) DHCP
7 1 (0.44%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (38.60%) MySQL
2 21 (9.21%) MongoDB
2 21 (9.21%) NoSQL
2 21 (9.21%) Relational Database
3 19 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
4 16 (7.02%) SQL Server
5 8 (3.51%) RDBMS
6 6 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (2.19%) Redis
8 4 (1.75%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (1.32%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (1.32%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.88%) Big Data
11 1 (0.44%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 1 (0.44%) MS Access
11 1 (0.44%) Firebird
Development Applications
1 12 (5.26%) Git (software)
2 8 (3.51%) Subversion
2 8 (3.51%) Jasmine
3 7 (3.07%) Jenkins
4 6 (2.63%) PHPUnit
4 6 (2.63%) Selenium
5 5 (2.19%) Hudson
5 5 (2.19%) Bugzilla
6 4 (1.75%) Maven
6 4 (1.75%) Ant
6 4 (1.75%) JUnit
6 4 (1.75%) QuickTest Pro
6 4 (1.75%) Grunt
6 4 (1.75%) CMake
7 3 (1.32%) Bower
7 3 (1.32%) Karma Test Runner
7 3 (1.32%) Visual Studio Team System
7 3 (1.32%) RSpec
7 3 (1.32%) Visual Studio
7 3 (1.32%) Eclipse
General
1 24 (10.53%) Marketing
2 12 (5.26%) Multimedia
3 9 (3.95%) Telecoms
4 7 (3.07%) Publishing
4 7 (3.07%) Games
5 5 (2.19%) Finance
6 4 (1.75%) Banking
7 3 (1.32%) Electronics
8 2 (0.88%) Back Office
8 2 (0.88%) Retail
8 2 (0.88%) Advertising
9 1 (0.44%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 157 (68.86%) Developer
2 75 (32.89%) Web Developer
3 33 (14.47%) PHP Developer
4 28 (12.28%) Graduate
4 28 (12.28%) Software Engineer
5 27 (11.84%) Graduate Developer
6 23 (10.09%) Software Developer
7 16 (7.02%) Graduate Software Developer
8 15 (6.58%) Graduate Web Developer
8 15 (6.58%) Senior Developer
9 14 (6.14%) Applications Developer
10 10 (4.39%) Test Engineer
10 10 (4.39%) Junior
11 9 (3.95%) Software Test Engineer
11 9 (3.95%) Test Development Engineer
11 9 (3.95%) Software Development Engineer
11 9 (3.95%) Development Engineer
12 8 (3.51%) PHP Web Developer
13 7 (3.07%) Junior Developer
13 7 (3.07%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 142 (62.28%) HTML
2 126 (55.26%) CSS
3 56 (24.56%) jQuery
4 37 (16.23%) HTML5
5 31 (13.60%) .NET
6 30 (13.16%) XML
7 29 (12.72%) AngularJS
8 28 (12.28%) REST
8 28 (12.28%) Web Services
9 25 (10.96%) CSS3
10 21 (9.21%) LAMP
11 18 (7.89%) Symfony
12 17 (7.46%) Ajax
13 16 (7.02%) XHTML
14 12 (5.26%) Spring
15 11 (4.82%) ASP.NET
16 10 (4.39%) JSON
17 9 (3.95%) RESTful
17 9 (3.95%) WCF
17 9 (3.95%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 55 (24.12%) Computer Science
2 38 (16.67%) User Experience
3 17 (7.46%) Internet of Things
4 16 (7.02%) Mobile App
5 10 (4.39%) Enterprise Software
5 10 (4.39%) Client/Server
6 8 (3.51%) Mathematics
6 8 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (2.63%) N-Tier
8 5 (2.19%) Management Information System
8 5 (2.19%) Embedded Systems
9 3 (1.32%) Open Source
9 3 (1.32%) iPhone
9 3 (1.32%) BBC
9 3 (1.32%) Verilog
9 3 (1.32%) VLE
9 3 (1.32%) Data Structures
9 3 (1.32%) Algorithms
10 2 (0.88%) Physics
10 2 (0.88%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 54 (23.68%) Linux
2 18 (7.89%) UNIX
3 11 (4.82%) Windows
4 6 (2.63%) Android
5 4 (1.75%) Mac OS X
6 3 (1.32%) Debian
7 2 (0.88%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.88%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.88%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.44%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.44%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (21.05%) Web Development
2 42 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (14.91%) OO
4 25 (10.96%) MVC
5 21 (9.21%) Scrum
5 21 (9.21%) Software Engineering
6 20 (8.77%) SOA
6 20 (8.77%) Continuous Integration
6 20 (8.77%) Web Application Development
7 13 (5.70%) OOD
8 12 (5.26%) E-Commerce
8 12 (5.26%) TDD
9 11 (4.82%) OOP
9 11 (4.82%) Mentoring
10 9 (3.95%) Workflow
11 8 (3.51%) Systems Analysis
11 8 (3.51%) Project Planning
11 8 (3.51%) OO PHP
12 7 (3.07%) Mobile Application Development
13 6 (2.63%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 150 (65.79%) JavaScript
2 94 (41.23%) SQL
3 79 (34.65%) Python
4 65 (28.51%) Java
5 47 (20.61%) Perl
6 43 (18.86%) C
7 34 (14.91%) C++
8 29 (12.72%) C#
9 27 (11.84%) Ruby
10 13 (5.70%) PHP5
11 4 (1.75%) VB.NET
11 4 (1.75%) Bash Shell
12 3 (1.32%) Scala
12 3 (1.32%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.88%) Embedded C
13 2 (0.88%) Embedded C++
14 1 (0.44%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.44%) VBA
14 1 (0.44%) PHP4
Qualifications
1 80 (35.09%) Degree
2 2 (0.88%) ISEB
2 2 (0.88%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.44%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.14%) QA
System Software
1 4 (1.75%) Firmware
2 3 (1.32%) Varnish
3 2 (0.88%) Corosync
3 2 (0.88%) Squid
Systems Management
1 3 (1.32%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.88%) Puppet
2 2 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.44%) Ansible
Vendors
1 13 (5.70%) Microsoft
1 13 (5.70%) Oracle
2 12 (5.26%) Zend
3 7 (3.07%) Google
4 4 (1.75%) MKS
4 4 (1.75%) Perforce
4 4 (1.75%) Adobe
5 3 (1.32%) HP
5 3 (1.32%) IBM
6 1 (0.44%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.44%) Apple
6 1 (0.44%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.44%) Facebook
6 1 (0.44%) Twitter
6 1 (0.44%) Rackspace
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