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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 39 34 35
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +1
Permanent jobs citing PHP 91 100 144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 5.13% 6.49% 7.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.30% 9.60% 10.19%
Number of salaries quoted 75 94 136
Average salary £39,308 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.73% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,800 £29,150 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,520 £53,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+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
1097 1042 1413
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 61.80% 67.62% 70.83%
Number of salaries quoted 899 936 1281
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 16 September 2014.

PHP Salary Histogram in Cambridge

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 16 September 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.

1 180 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 175 (64.81%) HTML
3 144 (53.33%) MySQL
3 144 (53.33%) CSS
4 99 (36.67%) Python
5 94 (34.81%) Java
6 84 (31.11%) jQuery
7 79 (29.26%) SQL
8 76 (28.15%) Degree
9 70 (25.93%) OO
10 68 (25.19%) Linux
11 62 (22.96%) Agile Software Development
12 53 (19.63%) User Experience
13 51 (18.89%) Web Development
14 50 (18.52%) Computer Science
15 49 (18.15%) Apache
15 49 (18.15%) HTML5
16 48 (17.78%) XML
17 40 (14.81%) Web Services
17 40 (14.81%) Ajax
18 39 (14.44%) MVC
19 38 (14.07%) Ruby
19 38 (14.07%) Scrum
20 36 (13.33%) Subversion
21 35 (12.96%) C#
22 34 (12.59%) NoSQL
23 31 (11.48%) .NET
23 31 (11.48%) OOP
23 31 (11.48%) Software Engineering
24 30 (11.11%) Internet

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 49 (18.15%) Apache
2 28 (10.37%) Drupal
3 20 (7.41%) Node.js
4 16 (5.93%) CMS
5 12 (4.44%) Tomcat
6 10 (3.70%) IIS
7 6 (2.22%) WordPress
8 5 (1.85%) nginx
9 4 (1.48%) Moodle
10 3 (1.11%) ColdFusion
11 2 (0.74%) ArcGIS
12 1 (0.37%) SharePoint
Applications
1 19 (7.04%) Photoshop
2 8 (2.96%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.48%) Fireworks
4 3 (1.11%) MS Office
5 1 (0.37%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 2 (0.74%) Google Analytics
1 2 (0.74%) CubeCart
2 1 (0.37%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 22 (8.15%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (4.07%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (2.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (11.11%) Internet
2 18 (6.67%) Wireless
3 6 (2.22%) LTE
3 6 (2.22%) ZigBee
3 6 (2.22%) 3G
4 5 (1.85%) SSL
5 4 (1.48%) HTTP
6 2 (0.74%) 3GPP
6 2 (0.74%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.74%) DNS
6 2 (0.74%) Radio Access Network
6 2 (0.74%) 4G
7 1 (0.37%) DHCP
7 1 (0.37%) FTP
7 1 (0.37%) Firewall
7 1 (0.37%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 144 (53.33%) MySQL
2 34 (12.59%) NoSQL
3 27 (10.00%) SQL Server
4 19 (7.04%) MongoDB
5 12 (4.44%) Relational Database
6 9 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (1.11%) MS Access
8 3 (1.11%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (1.11%) RDBMS
8 3 (1.11%) SQLite
9 2 (0.74%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.74%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.74%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (0.74%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.37%) Redis
10 1 (0.37%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 36 (13.33%) Subversion
2 20 (7.41%) Git (software)
3 15 (5.56%) Visual Studio
4 14 (5.19%) Jenkins
5 10 (3.70%) Bugzilla
6 8 (2.96%) JIRA
7 7 (2.59%) Jasmine
7 7 (2.59%) Karma Test Runner
7 7 (2.59%) Grunt
8 6 (2.22%) Maven
8 6 (2.22%) Ant
8 6 (2.22%) CMake
8 6 (2.22%) Hudson
9 5 (1.85%) Firebug
9 5 (1.85%) Fiddler
10 3 (1.11%) Eclipse
10 3 (1.11%) JUnit
10 3 (1.11%) QuickTest Pro
10 3 (1.11%) Selenium
10 3 (1.11%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 24 (8.89%) Games
2 14 (5.19%) Marketing
3 10 (3.70%) Retail
3 10 (3.70%) Telecoms
4 9 (3.33%) Publishing
5 5 (1.85%) Finance
5 5 (1.85%) Back Office
5 5 (1.85%) Multimedia
6 3 (1.11%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.11%) Advertising
7 2 (0.74%) Banking
7 2 (0.74%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.37%) Law
8 1 (0.37%) Legal
8 1 (0.37%) French Language
8 1 (0.37%) German Language
8 1 (0.37%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.37%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 212 (78.52%) Developer
2 80 (29.63%) PHP Developer
3 79 (29.26%) Web Developer
4 23 (8.52%) Software Engineer
5 21 (7.78%) Software Developer
6 16 (5.93%) PHP Web Developer
7 15 (5.56%) Junior
7 15 (5.56%) Graduate
8 14 (5.19%) Applications Developer
9 13 (4.81%) Junior Developer
10 12 (4.44%) Graduate Developer
10 12 (4.44%) .NET Developer
11 10 (3.70%) C# Developer
12 9 (3.33%) C# .NET Developer
12 9 (3.33%) Web Engineer
13 8 (2.96%) JavaScript Developer
13 8 (2.96%) Technical Support
13 8 (2.96%) Development Engineer
13 8 (2.96%) PHP MySQL Developer
14 7 (2.59%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 175 (64.81%) HTML
2 144 (53.33%) CSS
3 84 (31.11%) jQuery
4 49 (18.15%) HTML5
5 48 (17.78%) XML
6 40 (14.81%) Web Services
6 40 (14.81%) Ajax
7 31 (11.48%) .NET
8 30 (11.11%) REST
9 26 (9.63%) LAMP
10 25 (9.26%) Symfony
11 23 (8.52%) CSS3
12 21 (7.78%) AngularJS
12 21 (7.78%) XHTML
13 16 (5.93%) XSLT
13 16 (5.93%) ASP.NET
14 15 (5.56%) SOAP
14 15 (5.56%) J2EE
14 15 (5.56%) JSON
15 13 (4.81%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 53 (19.63%) User Experience
2 50 (18.52%) Computer Science
3 27 (10.00%) Mobile App
4 17 (6.30%) Mathematics
5 16 (5.93%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (4.81%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (3.70%) N-Tier
7 10 (3.70%) Internet of Things
8 9 (3.33%) Client/Server
9 8 (2.96%) Management Information System
9 8 (2.96%) Open Source
10 5 (1.85%) Mobile Payment
10 5 (1.85%) Physics
10 5 (1.85%) iPhone
10 5 (1.85%) Replication
11 4 (1.48%) Blog
12 3 (1.11%) W3C
12 3 (1.11%) VLE
13 2 (0.74%) Photography
13 2 (0.74%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 68 (25.19%) Linux
2 17 (6.30%) Apple iOS
3 16 (5.93%) Windows
4 15 (5.56%) Android
5 9 (3.33%) Debian
6 8 (2.96%) Mac OS
7 5 (1.85%) UNIX
8 4 (1.48%) Ubuntu
9 3 (1.11%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.37%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (25.93%) OO
2 62 (22.96%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (18.89%) Web Development
4 39 (14.44%) MVC
5 38 (14.07%) Scrum
6 31 (11.48%) OOP
6 31 (11.48%) Software Engineering
7 25 (9.26%) OOD
8 17 (6.30%) SOA
9 16 (5.93%) Unit Testing
9 16 (5.93%) Continuous Integration
10 15 (5.56%) E-Commerce
11 14 (5.19%) TDD
12 13 (4.81%) OO PHP
13 12 (4.44%) Android Development
13 12 (4.44%) iOS Development
14 11 (4.07%) Workflow
15 10 (3.70%) Content Management
16 9 (3.33%) Mentoring
16 9 (3.33%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 180 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 99 (36.67%) Python
3 94 (34.81%) Java
4 79 (29.26%) SQL
5 38 (14.07%) Ruby
6 35 (12.96%) C#
7 28 (10.37%) Perl
8 20 (7.41%) C
9 17 (6.30%) C++
10 15 (5.56%) PHP5
11 12 (4.44%) VB
12 10 (3.70%) VB.NET
12 10 (3.70%) VBA
13 8 (2.96%) Objective-C
13 8 (2.96%) Tcl
13 8 (2.96%) PL/SQL
14 3 (1.11%) Scala
14 3 (1.11%) Bash Shell
14 3 (1.11%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.37%) PHP4
Qualifications
1 76 (28.15%) Degree
2 1 (0.37%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (7.04%) QA
2 9 (3.33%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.37%) WAI
System Software
1 5 (1.85%) Corosync
1 5 (1.85%) Squid
2 2 (0.74%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.37%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 8 (2.96%) OpenSSO
2 5 (1.85%) Puppet
2 5 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.11%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.37%) Ansible
Vendors
1 20 (7.41%) Microsoft
2 19 (7.04%) Oracle
3 16 (5.93%) Zend
4 14 (5.19%) Adobe
5 6 (2.22%) MKS
5 6 (2.22%) Perforce
6 3 (1.11%) HP
7 2 (0.74%) Google
7 2 (0.74%) Twitter
7 2 (0.74%) Wind River
8 1 (0.37%) IBM
8 1 (0.37%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.37%) Sage
8 1 (0.37%) Intel
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