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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 35 27 37
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +10
Permanent jobs citing PHP 91 155 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 6.31% 8.72% 6.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.71% 13.18% 9.54%
Number of salaries quoted 83 130 103
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £27,950 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
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
937 1176 1153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 64.98% 66.14% 69.37%
Number of salaries quoted 832 1003 1070
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 2 July 2015.

PHP Salary Histogram in Cambridge

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 2 July 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.

1 129 (70.88%) JavaScript
2 99 (54.40%) HTML
3 98 (53.85%) CSS
4 67 (36.81%) MySQL
5 66 (36.26%) Python
6 57 (31.32%) Linux
7 54 (29.67%) Agile Software Development
8 51 (28.02%) SQL
9 48 (26.37%) Java
10 44 (24.18%) jQuery
11 35 (19.23%) C++
11 35 (19.23%) User Experience
12 34 (18.68%) Degree
13 33 (18.13%) C#
14 31 (17.03%) Perl
14 31 (17.03%) Web Services
15 29 (15.93%) .NET
15 29 (15.93%) HTML5
16 26 (14.29%) Web Development
16 26 (14.29%) Computer Science
17 25 (13.74%) NoSQL
18 24 (13.19%) OOP
18 24 (13.19%) OO
18 24 (13.19%) E-Commerce
19 23 (12.64%) MVC
20 21 (11.54%) XML
21 20 (10.99%) Amazon AWS
22 19 (10.44%) Ajax
22 19 (10.44%) Apache
23 18 (9.89%) Drupal

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 (10.44%) Apache
2 18 (9.89%) Drupal
3 8 (4.40%) SharePoint
4 4 (2.20%) Tomcat
4 4 (2.20%) WordPress
4 4 (2.20%) Node.js
5 3 (1.65%) JBoss
6 2 (1.10%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.10%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.10%) IIS
6 2 (1.10%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.55%) Confluence
7 1 (0.55%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (2.20%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (2.20%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 20 (10.99%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (4.40%) SaaS
3 7 (3.85%) Google Cloud Platform
4 6 (3.30%) Google Analytics
4 6 (3.30%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.10%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.85%) Firewall
2 6 (3.30%) Wireless
3 5 (2.75%) HTTP
4 4 (2.20%) Internet
5 2 (1.10%) FTP
5 2 (1.10%) SNMP
5 2 (1.10%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.10%) DNS
5 2 (1.10%) SSH
5 2 (1.10%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (36.81%) MySQL
2 25 (13.74%) NoSQL
3 15 (8.24%) SQL Server
4 13 (7.14%) MongoDB
5 10 (5.49%) Relational Database
6 9 (4.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (4.40%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (2.20%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (1.65%) Firebird
10 2 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (1.10%) Hadoop
10 2 (1.10%) RDBMS
10 2 (1.10%) Big Data
10 2 (1.10%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 1 (0.55%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.55%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 16 (8.79%) Git (software)
2 8 (4.40%) Behat
2 8 (4.40%) JIRA
2 8 (4.40%) Selenium
3 7 (3.85%) Jenkins
3 7 (3.85%) Subversion
4 6 (3.30%) LoadUI
4 6 (3.30%) HP UFT
4 6 (3.30%) JMeter
5 5 (2.75%) Eclipse
5 5 (2.75%) Mercurial
5 5 (2.75%) YouTrack
6 3 (1.65%) Android Studio
6 3 (1.65%) Xcode
7 1 (0.55%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.55%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.55%) IntelliJ
7 1 (0.55%) Bugzilla
7 1 (0.55%) PHPUnit
7 1 (0.55%) MSBuild
General
1 14 (7.69%) Games
2 7 (3.85%) Marketing
2 7 (3.85%) Finance
3 5 (2.75%) Advertising
4 2 (1.10%) Publishing
5 1 (0.55%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.55%) Electronics
5 1 (0.55%) Retail
5 1 (0.55%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 128 (70.33%) Developer
2 46 (25.27%) PHP Developer
3 35 (19.23%) Web Developer
4 14 (7.69%) Senior Developer
5 12 (6.59%) Applications Developer
5 12 (6.59%) Software Engineer
5 12 (6.59%) Graduate
6 10 (5.49%) Junior
6 10 (5.49%) Junior Developer
7 9 (4.95%) Software Developer
7 9 (4.95%) Systems Administrator
7 9 (4.95%) Administrator
7 9 (4.95%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 9 (4.95%) Graduate Developer
7 9 (4.95%) Linux Administrator
8 8 (4.40%) Java Developer
8 8 (4.40%) Drupal Developer
9 7 (3.85%) Web Applications Developer
9 7 (3.85%) Programmer
9 7 (3.85%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (54.40%) HTML
2 98 (53.85%) CSS
3 44 (24.18%) jQuery
4 31 (17.03%) Web Services
5 29 (15.93%) .NET
5 29 (15.93%) HTML5
6 21 (11.54%) XML
7 19 (10.44%) Ajax
8 17 (9.34%) CSS3
9 16 (8.79%) Spring
10 13 (7.14%) Ext JS
11 12 (6.59%) AngularJS
12 11 (6.04%) Hibernate
13 10 (5.49%) LAMP
13 10 (5.49%) RESTful
14 8 (4.40%) ASP.NET
15 6 (3.30%) JSP
15 6 (3.30%) Symfony
16 5 (2.75%) Zend Framework
16 5 (2.75%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 35 (19.23%) User Experience
2 26 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 13 (7.14%) Data Structures
3 13 (7.14%) Algorithms
4 7 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.20%) Statistics
5 4 (2.20%) Embedded Systems
5 4 (2.20%) Mobile App
5 4 (2.20%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.65%) BBC
6 3 (1.65%) Visualisation
7 2 (1.10%) W3C
7 2 (1.10%) Internet of Things
7 2 (1.10%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.55%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.55%) NHS
8 1 (0.55%) Handset
8 1 (0.55%) Verilog
8 1 (0.55%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.55%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 57 (31.32%) Linux
2 15 (8.24%) UNIX
3 13 (7.14%) Windows
4 5 (2.75%) Android
4 5 (2.75%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.10%) CentOS
6 1 (0.55%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (29.67%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (14.29%) Web Development
3 24 (13.19%) E-Commerce
3 24 (13.19%) OOP
3 24 (13.19%) OO
4 23 (12.64%) MVC
5 16 (8.79%) Software Engineering
6 14 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (7.14%) Analytics
7 13 (7.14%) Mentoring
7 13 (7.14%) TDD
8 11 (6.04%) Scrum
8 11 (6.04%) Mobile Development
9 10 (5.49%) Web Application Development
10 8 (4.40%) SDLC
10 8 (4.40%) Waterfall
10 8 (4.40%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (4.40%) UML
10 8 (4.40%) OOD
10 8 (4.40%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 129 (70.88%) JavaScript
2 66 (36.26%) Python
3 51 (28.02%) SQL
4 48 (26.37%) Java
5 35 (19.23%) C++
6 33 (18.13%) C#
7 31 (17.03%) Perl
8 17 (9.34%) C
9 14 (7.69%) Bash Shell
10 11 (6.04%) Ruby
11 4 (2.20%) PHP5
11 4 (2.20%) Objective-C
12 3 (1.65%) VB.NET
12 3 (1.65%) Shell Script
13 2 (1.10%) F#
13 2 (1.10%) Apple Swift
14 1 (0.55%) Erlang
14 1 (0.55%) Go
14 1 (0.55%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.55%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 34 (18.68%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.65%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.55%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 7 (3.85%) Puppet
2 6 (3.30%) Vagrant
3 3 (1.65%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 14 (7.69%) Google
2 10 (5.49%) Microsoft
2 10 (5.49%) Zend
3 8 (4.40%) Oracle
4 3 (1.65%) Rackspace
5 2 (1.10%) Atlassian
5 2 (1.10%) IBM
5 2 (1.10%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.55%) Fujitsu
6 1 (0.55%) Symbian
6 1 (0.55%) Adobe
6 1 (0.55%) Sencha
6 1 (0.55%) Xamarin
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