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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 34 27 43
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +16
Permanent jobs citing PHP 90 146 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 6.18% 8.71% 4.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.31% 13.17% 7.50%
Number of salaries quoted 74 131 73
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
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
967 1109 1240
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 66.41% 66.13% 64.12%
Number of salaries quoted 841 988 1112
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +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 27 March 2015.

PHP Salary Histogram in Cambridge

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 158 (67.23%) JavaScript
2 134 (57.02%) HTML
3 123 (52.34%) CSS
4 103 (43.83%) SQL
5 92 (39.15%) Python
6 74 (31.49%) MySQL
7 65 (27.66%) jQuery
8 63 (26.81%) Degree
9 62 (26.38%) Linux
10 60 (25.53%) Perl
11 52 (22.13%) Agile Software Development
12 50 (21.28%) Web Development
12 50 (21.28%) C
13 49 (20.85%) Computer Science
14 44 (18.72%) C++
15 43 (18.30%) Java
16 41 (17.45%) .NET
17 39 (16.60%) HTML5
18 37 (15.74%) C#
19 31 (13.19%) Web Services
20 29 (12.34%) User Experience
21 28 (11.91%) UNIX
21 28 (11.91%) MVC
22 27 (11.49%) Continuous Integration
23 25 (10.64%) Ruby
24 24 (10.21%) LAMP
25 23 (9.79%) XML
26 22 (9.36%) OO
26 22 (9.36%) SQL Server
26 22 (9.36%) Web Application Development

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 15 (6.38%) Drupal
2 14 (5.96%) Node.js
3 13 (5.53%) Apache
4 9 (3.83%) SharePoint
5 8 (3.40%) JBoss
5 8 (3.40%) Tomcat
6 6 (2.55%) WebLogic
6 6 (2.55%) WebSphere
6 6 (2.55%) OpenStack
6 6 (2.55%) WordPress
7 4 (1.70%) IIS
8 3 (1.28%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (1.28%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.28%) Google Analytics
1 3 (1.28%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 16 (6.81%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (6.38%) Google Cloud Platform
3 11 (4.68%) SaaS
3 11 (4.68%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (2.55%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (2.55%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.43%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.53%) Wireless
2 12 (5.11%) Internet
3 6 (2.55%) HTTP
4 5 (2.13%) Firewall
5 4 (1.70%) Reverse Proxy
6 2 (0.85%) Network Security
7 1 (0.43%) ZigBee
7 1 (0.43%) SNMP
7 1 (0.43%) SSL
7 1 (0.43%) Bluetooth
7 1 (0.43%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (31.49%) MySQL
2 22 (9.36%) SQL Server
3 20 (8.51%) PostgreSQL
4 15 (6.38%) MongoDB
4 15 (6.38%) NoSQL
5 14 (5.96%) Relational Database
6 12 (5.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (3.83%) Apache Cassandra
8 6 (2.55%) RDBMS
9 5 (2.13%) Redis
10 4 (1.70%) Oracle Database
10 4 (1.70%) Oracle Database 10g
11 3 (1.28%) Big Data
11 3 (1.28%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 2 (0.85%) Firebird
Development Applications
1 13 (5.53%) Git (software)
2 8 (3.40%) Jasmine
2 8 (3.40%) Selenium
3 7 (2.98%) PHPUnit
4 6 (2.55%) Jenkins
4 6 (2.55%) Behat
5 5 (2.13%) Eclipse
5 5 (2.13%) QuickTest Pro
6 4 (1.70%) JMeter
6 4 (1.70%) LoadUI
7 3 (1.28%) Bower
7 3 (1.28%) Subversion
7 3 (1.28%) Grunt
7 3 (1.28%) RSpec
8 2 (0.85%) Karma Test Runner
8 2 (0.85%) Yeoman
8 2 (0.85%) JIRA
9 1 (0.43%) JUnit
9 1 (0.43%) Bugzilla
9 1 (0.43%) Xcode
General
1 19 (8.09%) Marketing
2 9 (3.83%) Multimedia
3 5 (2.13%) Advertising
3 5 (2.13%) Electronics
4 4 (1.70%) Publishing
5 3 (1.28%) Finance
6 2 (0.85%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.85%) Banking
7 1 (0.43%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 147 (62.55%) Developer
2 60 (25.53%) Web Developer
3 34 (14.47%) PHP Developer
4 24 (10.21%) Graduate Developer
4 24 (10.21%) Graduate
5 21 (8.94%) Senior Developer
6 17 (7.23%) Software Engineer
7 16 (6.81%) Software Developer
8 14 (5.96%) Applications Developer
8 14 (5.96%) Graduate Web Developer
9 13 (5.53%) Consultant
10 11 (4.68%) Junior
10 11 (4.68%) Graduate Software Developer
11 10 (4.26%) Junior Developer
12 9 (3.83%) Team Leader
12 9 (3.83%) Administrator
12 9 (3.83%) Development Manager
12 9 (3.83%) Software Team Leader
12 9 (3.83%) Implementation Consultant
13 8 (3.40%) Junior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 134 (57.02%) HTML
2 123 (52.34%) CSS
3 65 (27.66%) jQuery
4 41 (17.45%) .NET
5 39 (16.60%) HTML5
6 31 (13.19%) Web Services
7 24 (10.21%) LAMP
8 23 (9.79%) XML
9 22 (9.36%) AngularJS
10 19 (8.09%) REST
10 19 (8.09%) CSS3
11 15 (6.38%) Ajax
12 14 (5.96%) XHTML
13 13 (5.53%) Symfony
14 12 (5.11%) ASP.NET
15 10 (4.26%) Spring
16 8 (3.40%) WCF
16 8 (3.40%) RESTful
16 8 (3.40%) Hibernate
16 8 (3.40%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 49 (20.85%) Computer Science
2 29 (12.34%) User Experience
3 13 (5.53%) Enterprise Software
4 12 (5.11%) Internet of Things
5 9 (3.83%) Embedded Systems
6 8 (3.40%) Mobile App
6 8 (3.40%) Client/Server
7 7 (2.98%) Data Structures
7 7 (2.98%) Algorithms
8 6 (2.55%) Management Information System
9 5 (2.13%) BBC
9 5 (2.13%) Verilog
10 4 (1.70%) Statistics
10 4 (1.70%) Visualisation
11 2 (0.85%) Open Source
11 2 (0.85%) Mathematics
11 2 (0.85%) W3C
12 1 (0.43%) Physics
12 1 (0.43%) NHS
12 1 (0.43%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 62 (26.38%) Linux
2 28 (11.91%) UNIX
3 10 (4.26%) Windows
4 8 (3.40%) Android
5 4 (1.70%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.70%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.43%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.43%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (22.13%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (21.28%) Web Development
3 28 (11.91%) MVC
4 27 (11.49%) Continuous Integration
5 22 (9.36%) OO
5 22 (9.36%) Web Application Development
6 18 (7.66%) Mentoring
7 17 (7.23%) SOA
7 17 (7.23%) Software Engineering
8 16 (6.81%) E-Commerce
9 14 (5.96%) OOP
10 13 (5.53%) Analytics
11 12 (5.11%) Line Management
11 12 (5.11%) UML
11 12 (5.11%) Scrum
12 10 (4.26%) TDD
13 9 (3.83%) Workflow
13 9 (3.83%) OO PHP
13 9 (3.83%) Waterfall
13 9 (3.83%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 158 (67.23%) JavaScript
2 103 (43.83%) SQL
3 92 (39.15%) Python
4 60 (25.53%) Perl
5 50 (21.28%) C
6 44 (18.72%) C++
7 43 (18.30%) Java
8 37 (15.74%) C#
9 25 (10.64%) Ruby
10 15 (6.38%) Bash Shell
11 12 (5.11%) PHP5
12 5 (2.13%) VB.NET
13 3 (1.28%) Embedded C
13 3 (1.28%) Embedded C++
13 3 (1.28%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.85%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.43%) Objective-C
15 1 (0.43%) PHP4
15 1 (0.43%) Erlang
15 1 (0.43%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 63 (26.81%) Degree
2 2 (0.85%) ISEB
2 2 (0.85%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.43%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.55%) QA
System Software
1 4 (1.70%) Firmware
1 4 (1.70%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 5 (2.13%) Puppet
2 4 (1.70%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.28%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 19 (8.09%) Google
2 16 (6.81%) Oracle
3 15 (6.38%) Microsoft
4 11 (4.68%) Zend
5 6 (2.55%) IBM
6 4 (1.70%) Rackspace
7 2 (0.85%) Adobe
8 1 (0.43%) Apple
8 1 (0.43%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.43%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.43%) Sencha
8 1 (0.43%) Facebook
8 1 (0.43%) Twitter
8 1 (0.43%) Fujitsu
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