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

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 33 25 46
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +21
Permanent jobs citing PHP 103 185 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 6.90% 10.38% 5.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.43% 15.20% 7.46%
Number of salaries quoted 90 165 78
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,875
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,250 £25,400 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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
988 1217 1340
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 66.18% 68.26% 68.33%
Number of salaries quoted 885 1076 1212
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,800 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £52,500 £51,700
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 27 April 2015.

PHP Salary Histogram in Cambridge

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 April 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.

1 165 (70.51%) JavaScript
2 131 (55.98%) HTML
3 121 (51.71%) CSS
4 91 (38.89%) SQL
4 91 (38.89%) Python
5 74 (31.62%) MySQL
6 67 (28.63%) Linux
7 63 (26.92%) jQuery
8 60 (25.64%) Degree
9 59 (25.21%) Perl
10 53 (22.65%) Agile Software Development
11 45 (19.23%) Web Development
12 44 (18.80%) Java
13 43 (18.38%) C
14 42 (17.95%) Computer Science
15 40 (17.09%) C++
16 39 (16.67%) C#
17 38 (16.24%) .NET
18 37 (15.81%) HTML5
19 34 (14.53%) Web Services
20 32 (13.68%) User Experience
21 30 (12.82%) MVC
22 29 (12.39%) UNIX
23 26 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
24 25 (10.68%) Continuous Integration
24 25 (10.68%) XML
25 24 (10.26%) OO
26 22 (9.40%) SQL Server
27 21 (8.97%) Ruby
27 21 (8.97%) Google

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 20 (8.55%) Drupal
2 16 (6.84%) Apache
3 13 (5.56%) Node.js
4 9 (3.85%) Tomcat
4 9 (3.85%) SharePoint
4 9 (3.85%) JBoss
5 6 (2.56%) WebSphere
5 6 (2.56%) WebLogic
5 6 (2.56%) OpenStack
6 5 (2.14%) IIS
7 4 (1.71%) WordPress
8 2 (0.85%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (2.99%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (1.71%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 26 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (6.41%) Google Cloud Platform
3 10 (4.27%) SaaS
4 9 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (2.56%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (2.56%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.27%) Internet
2 9 (3.85%) Wireless
3 8 (3.42%) HTTP
4 6 (2.56%) Firewall
5 5 (2.14%) Reverse Proxy
6 2 (0.85%) Network Security
7 1 (0.43%) SSH
7 1 (0.43%) ZigBee
7 1 (0.43%) Bluetooth
7 1 (0.43%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.43%) FTP
7 1 (0.43%) SNMP
7 1 (0.43%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.43%) DNS
7 1 (0.43%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (31.62%) MySQL
2 22 (9.40%) SQL Server
3 17 (7.26%) MongoDB
4 16 (6.84%) PostgreSQL
4 16 (6.84%) NoSQL
5 14 (5.98%) Relational Database
6 12 (5.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (2.99%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (1.71%) Oracle Database 10g
8 4 (1.71%) Oracle Database
8 4 (1.71%) Redis
9 3 (1.28%) Big Data
9 3 (1.28%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 3 (1.28%) Firebird
9 3 (1.28%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 12 (5.13%) Git (software)
2 10 (4.27%) Selenium
3 8 (3.42%) Behat
3 8 (3.42%) Jenkins
4 7 (2.99%) Jasmine
4 7 (2.99%) Eclipse
4 7 (2.99%) QuickTest Pro
5 6 (2.56%) JMeter
5 6 (2.56%) LoadUI
5 6 (2.56%) PHPUnit
6 4 (1.71%) Subversion
7 3 (1.28%) Xcode
7 3 (1.28%) Mercurial
7 3 (1.28%) RSpec
7 3 (1.28%) Android Studio
8 2 (0.85%) Bower
8 2 (0.85%) Grunt
8 2 (0.85%) Karma Test Runner
8 2 (0.85%) Yeoman
8 2 (0.85%) JIRA
General
1 12 (5.13%) Marketing
2 7 (2.99%) Multimedia
3 6 (2.56%) Finance
4 5 (2.14%) Electronics
4 5 (2.14%) Publishing
5 4 (1.71%) Games
5 4 (1.71%) Advertising
6 1 (0.43%) Banking
6 1 (0.43%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.43%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 147 (62.82%) Developer
2 49 (20.94%) Web Developer
3 41 (17.52%) PHP Developer
4 23 (9.83%) Graduate
5 20 (8.55%) Graduate Developer
6 17 (7.26%) Senior Developer
7 16 (6.84%) Applications Developer
8 14 (5.98%) Software Developer
9 13 (5.56%) Consultant
9 13 (5.56%) Software Engineer
10 11 (4.70%) Administrator
10 11 (4.70%) Junior
11 10 (4.27%) Junior Developer
11 10 (4.27%) Graduate Web Developer
12 9 (3.85%) Software Team Leader
12 9 (3.85%) Team Leader
12 9 (3.85%) UNIX Administrator
12 9 (3.85%) Implementation Consultant
12 9 (3.85%) Systems Administrator
12 9 (3.85%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 131 (55.98%) HTML
2 121 (51.71%) CSS
3 63 (26.92%) jQuery
4 38 (16.24%) .NET
5 37 (15.81%) HTML5
6 34 (14.53%) Web Services
7 25 (10.68%) XML
8 19 (8.12%) LAMP
8 19 (8.12%) AngularJS
9 18 (7.69%) Ajax
10 17 (7.26%) CSS3
11 16 (6.84%) REST
12 13 (5.56%) XHTML
13 11 (4.70%) Spring
13 11 (4.70%) Symfony
14 9 (3.85%) WCF
14 9 (3.85%) ASP.NET
15 8 (3.42%) RESTful
16 7 (2.99%) JSON
16 7 (2.99%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 42 (17.95%) Computer Science
2 32 (13.68%) User Experience
3 14 (5.98%) Enterprise Software
4 10 (4.27%) Internet of Things
4 10 (4.27%) Client/Server
5 9 (3.85%) Embedded Systems
6 8 (3.42%) Mobile App
6 8 (3.42%) Data Structures
6 8 (3.42%) Algorithms
7 6 (2.56%) Management Information System
8 5 (2.14%) BBC
8 5 (2.14%) Verilog
9 4 (1.71%) Visualisation
9 4 (1.71%) Statistics
10 2 (0.85%) Mathematics
10 2 (0.85%) W3C
11 1 (0.43%) Blackberry
11 1 (0.43%) NHS
11 1 (0.43%) Smartphone
11 1 (0.43%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 67 (28.63%) Linux
2 29 (12.39%) UNIX
3 15 (6.41%) Windows
4 10 (4.27%) Android
5 6 (2.56%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.28%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.43%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (22.65%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (19.23%) Web Development
3 30 (12.82%) MVC
4 25 (10.68%) Continuous Integration
5 24 (10.26%) OO
6 18 (7.69%) Web Application Development
6 18 (7.69%) Mentoring
7 17 (7.26%) Software Engineering
8 16 (6.84%) OOP
8 16 (6.84%) E-Commerce
8 16 (6.84%) Analytics
9 13 (5.56%) SOA
9 13 (5.56%) TDD
10 12 (5.13%) Scrum
10 12 (5.13%) Line Management
11 11 (4.70%) UML
12 9 (3.85%) Workflow
12 9 (3.85%) Project Planning
12 9 (3.85%) OO PHP
12 9 (3.85%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 165 (70.51%) JavaScript
2 91 (38.89%) SQL
2 91 (38.89%) Python
3 59 (25.21%) Perl
4 44 (18.80%) Java
5 43 (18.38%) C
6 40 (17.09%) C++
7 39 (16.67%) C#
8 21 (8.97%) Ruby
9 17 (7.26%) Bash Shell
10 9 (3.85%) PHP5
11 6 (2.56%) VB.NET
12 4 (1.71%) T-SQL
13 3 (1.28%) Embedded C
13 3 (1.28%) Embedded C++
13 3 (1.28%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.85%) Objective-C
14 2 (0.85%) Apple Swift
15 1 (0.43%) Go
15 1 (0.43%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 60 (25.64%) Degree
2 2 (0.85%) ISEB
2 2 (0.85%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.99%) QA
System Software
1 4 (1.71%) Firmware
1 4 (1.71%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 6 (2.56%) Puppet
1 6 (2.56%) Vagrant
2 4 (1.71%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 21 (8.97%) Google
2 16 (6.84%) Microsoft
3 12 (5.13%) Oracle
4 7 (2.99%) Zend
5 6 (2.56%) IBM
6 4 (1.71%) Rackspace
7 1 (0.43%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.43%) Fujitsu
7 1 (0.43%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.43%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.43%) Sencha
7 1 (0.43%) Symbian
7 1 (0.43%) Adobe
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