The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Cambridge region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 31 36 29
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -7
Permanent jobs citing PHP 127 108 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 7.14% 6.54% 8.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.31% 9.85% 11.50%
Number of salaries quoted 109 103 146
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,400 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Programming Languages Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1123 1096 1322
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 63.13% 66.34% 73.44%
Number of salaries quoted 955 997 1150
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
PHP
Cambridgeshire

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 25 July 2014.

PHP Salary Histogram in Cambridge

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 218 (69.65%) JavaScript
2 212 (67.73%) HTML
3 181 (57.83%) CSS
4 173 (55.27%) MySQL
5 110 (35.14%) jQuery
6 98 (31.31%) Python
7 94 (30.03%) Java
8 88 (28.12%) SQL
8 88 (28.12%) OO
8 88 (28.12%) Linux
9 72 (23.00%) Degree
10 67 (21.41%) Apache
11 63 (20.13%) HTML5
12 61 (19.49%) XML
13 60 (19.17%) Web Development
14 58 (18.53%) MVC
15 57 (18.21%) Web Services
16 55 (17.57%) Ajax
17 53 (16.93%) Subversion
18 47 (15.02%) Computer Science
19 42 (13.42%) C#
19 42 (13.42%) OOP
20 39 (12.46%) Perl
20 39 (12.46%) .NET
21 38 (12.14%) SQL Server
22 37 (11.82%) REST
23 36 (11.50%) NoSQL
24 35 (11.18%) LAMP
25 33 (10.54%) Scrum
25 33 (10.54%) Amazon AWS

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 67 (21.41%) Apache
2 28 (8.95%) Drupal
3 24 (7.67%) CMS
4 19 (6.07%) Node.js
5 14 (4.47%) IIS
6 8 (2.56%) Tomcat
7 6 (1.92%) ColdFusion
7 6 (1.92%) WordPress
8 4 (1.28%) nginx
9 3 (0.96%) Moodle
10 2 (0.64%) ArcGIS
11 1 (0.32%) SharePoint
Applications
1 25 (7.99%) Photoshop
2 10 (3.19%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.28%) Fireworks
4 2 (0.64%) MS Office
5 1 (0.32%) Adobe After Effects
5 1 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.64%) Google Analytics
1 2 (0.64%) CubeCart
Cloud Services
1 33 (10.54%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.60%) SaaS
3 3 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 19 (6.07%) Internet
2 7 (2.24%) Wireless
2 7 (2.24%) ZigBee
3 5 (1.60%) LTE
3 5 (1.60%) 3G
4 4 (1.28%) SSL
5 3 (0.96%) HTTP
6 2 (0.64%) 3GPP
6 2 (0.64%) Radio Access Network
6 2 (0.64%) Network Security
7 1 (0.32%) 4G
7 1 (0.32%) FTP
7 1 (0.32%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.32%) DNS
7 1 (0.32%) Firewall
7 1 (0.32%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 173 (55.27%) MySQL
2 38 (12.14%) SQL Server
3 36 (11.50%) NoSQL
4 19 (6.07%) MongoDB
5 17 (5.43%) Relational Database
6 13 (4.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (2.24%) RDBMS
8 6 (1.92%) Crystal Reports
9 3 (0.96%) SQLite
10 2 (0.64%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (0.64%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.64%) MS Access
10 2 (0.64%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (0.64%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.64%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.32%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.32%) Redis
11 1 (0.32%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 53 (16.93%) Subversion
2 30 (9.58%) Git (software)
3 19 (6.07%) Visual Studio
4 12 (3.83%) JIRA
4 12 (3.83%) Jenkins
5 9 (2.88%) Bugzilla
6 6 (1.92%) Grunt
6 6 (1.92%) Karma Test Runner
6 6 (1.92%) Jasmine
7 5 (1.60%) Ant
7 5 (1.60%) CMake
7 5 (1.60%) Hudson
7 5 (1.60%) Maven
8 4 (1.28%) Firebug
8 4 (1.28%) Fiddler
8 4 (1.28%) PHPUnit
9 3 (0.96%) Xcode
9 3 (0.96%) Eclipse
10 2 (0.64%) CruiseControl
10 2 (0.64%) Redmine
General
1 30 (9.58%) Games
2 9 (2.88%) Retail
3 8 (2.56%) Publishing
4 7 (2.24%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.60%) Marketing
6 4 (1.28%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (1.28%) Back Office
6 4 (1.28%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.64%) Advertising
7 2 (0.64%) Finance
7 2 (0.64%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.32%) Banking
8 1 (0.32%) French Language
8 1 (0.32%) German Language
8 1 (0.32%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.32%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.32%) Law
8 1 (0.32%) Legal
Job Titles
1 257 (82.11%) Developer
2 106 (33.87%) PHP Developer
3 93 (29.71%) Web Developer
4 19 (6.07%) Junior
4 19 (6.07%) Applications Developer
5 17 (5.43%) Software Developer
5 17 (5.43%) Junior Developer
5 17 (5.43%) PHP Web Developer
6 16 (5.11%) .NET Developer
6 16 (5.11%) Graduate
6 16 (5.11%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 15 (4.79%) Software Engineer
8 13 (4.15%) C# Developer
9 12 (3.83%) Graduate Developer
9 12 (3.83%) C# .NET Developer
10 11 (3.51%) Web Engineer
10 11 (3.51%) Senior Developer
11 9 (2.88%) Architect
12 8 (2.56%) Technical Support
12 8 (2.56%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 212 (67.73%) HTML
2 181 (57.83%) CSS
3 110 (35.14%) jQuery
4 63 (20.13%) HTML5
5 61 (19.49%) XML
6 57 (18.21%) Web Services
7 55 (17.57%) Ajax
8 39 (12.46%) .NET
9 37 (11.82%) REST
10 35 (11.18%) LAMP
11 30 (9.58%) Symfony
11 30 (9.58%) XSLT
11 30 (9.58%) XHTML
11 30 (9.58%) CSS3
12 26 (8.31%) SOAP
13 24 (7.67%) JSON
14 23 (7.35%) JSP
15 21 (6.71%) ASP.NET
16 18 (5.75%) AngularJS
17 15 (4.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 47 (15.02%) Computer Science
2 27 (8.63%) Mobile App
3 21 (6.71%) Mathematics
4 16 (5.11%) Enterprise Software
5 11 (3.51%) Open Source
6 9 (2.88%) Physics
7 8 (2.56%) Client/Server
7 8 (2.56%) Management Information System
8 7 (2.24%) N-Tier
9 4 (1.28%) W3C
9 4 (1.28%) Replication
9 4 (1.28%) Blog
9 4 (1.28%) Mobile Payment
10 3 (0.96%) Xbox
10 3 (0.96%) Internet of Things
10 3 (0.96%) VLE
10 3 (0.96%) GIS
11 2 (0.64%) iPhone
11 2 (0.64%) Visualisation
11 2 (0.64%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 88 (28.12%) Linux
2 21 (6.71%) Apple iOS
3 19 (6.07%) Android
4 16 (5.11%) Windows
5 8 (2.56%) Mac OS
6 7 (2.24%) UNIX
6 7 (2.24%) Debian
7 3 (0.96%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.64%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (28.12%) OO
2 60 (19.17%) Web Development
3 58 (18.53%) MVC
4 42 (13.42%) OOP
5 33 (10.54%) Scrum
6 29 (9.27%) Software Engineering
7 27 (8.63%) Agile Software Development
8 25 (7.99%) Unit Testing
9 24 (7.67%) E-Commerce
9 24 (7.67%) OOD
10 23 (7.35%) OO PHP
11 22 (7.03%) SOA
12 17 (5.43%) Content Management
13 15 (4.79%) TDD
13 15 (4.79%) Continuous Integration
14 13 (4.15%) Android Development
14 13 (4.15%) iOS Development
15 12 (3.83%) Time Management
15 12 (3.83%) Rapid Prototyping
16 9 (2.88%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 218 (69.65%) JavaScript
2 98 (31.31%) Python
3 94 (30.03%) Java
4 88 (28.12%) SQL
5 42 (13.42%) C#
6 39 (12.46%) Perl
7 31 (9.90%) Ruby
8 27 (8.63%) PHP5
9 23 (7.35%) C
10 20 (6.39%) VB
11 19 (6.07%) C++
12 15 (4.79%) VB.NET
13 14 (4.47%) Objective-C
14 13 (4.15%) Tcl
14 13 (4.15%) PL/SQL
15 12 (3.83%) VBA
16 6 (1.92%) T-SQL
17 3 (0.96%) Bash Shell
18 1 (0.32%) PHP4
18 1 (0.32%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 72 (23.00%) Degree
2 2 (0.64%) HND
2 2 (0.64%) ISEB
3 1 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.11%) QA
2 12 (3.83%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.32%) WAI
System Software
1 4 (1.28%) Squid
1 4 (1.28%) Corosync
2 2 (0.64%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.32%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 13 (4.15%) OpenSSO
2 4 (1.28%) Puppet
2 4 (1.28%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 30 (9.58%) Oracle
2 28 (8.95%) Microsoft
3 26 (8.31%) Zend
4 17 (5.43%) Adobe
5 6 (1.92%) MKS
5 6 (1.92%) Perforce
5 6 (1.92%) Google
6 4 (1.28%) Facebook
6 4 (1.28%) Twitter
7 3 (0.96%) IBM
7 3 (0.96%) Intel
7 3 (0.96%) Sage
8 2 (0.64%) Wind River
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