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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 39 33 31
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -2
Permanent jobs citing PHP 100 107 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 5.47% 6.65% 7.53%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.74% 10.01% 10.58%
Number of salaries quoted 85 104 138
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,400 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £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
1144 1069 1380
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 62.58% 66.48% 71.21%
Number of salaries quoted 942 966 1226
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,475
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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 20 August 2014.

PHP Salary Histogram in Cambridge

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 206 (67.76%) JavaScript
2 199 (65.46%) HTML
3 170 (55.92%) MySQL
4 167 (54.93%) CSS
5 103 (33.88%) Python
6 100 (32.89%) jQuery
7 99 (32.57%) Java
8 81 (26.64%) Linux
9 80 (26.32%) SQL
10 77 (25.33%) OO
11 75 (24.67%) Degree
12 59 (19.41%) Apache
13 57 (18.75%) XML
14 56 (18.42%) Web Development
14 56 (18.42%) HTML5
15 52 (17.11%) Computer Science
15 52 (17.11%) MVC
16 51 (16.78%) Ajax
17 50 (16.45%) Subversion
17 50 (16.45%) Web Services
18 40 (13.16%) OOP
19 38 (12.50%) C#
20 36 (11.84%) .NET
20 36 (11.84%) Scrum
21 34 (11.18%) Ruby
22 33 (10.86%) NoSQL
23 32 (10.53%) REST
23 32 (10.53%) LAMP
24 31 (10.20%) SQL Server
24 31 (10.20%) Perl

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 59 (19.41%) Apache
2 27 (8.88%) Drupal
3 22 (7.24%) CMS
4 19 (6.25%) Node.js
5 12 (3.95%) Tomcat
6 11 (3.62%) IIS
7 7 (2.30%) WordPress
8 4 (1.32%) nginx
8 4 (1.32%) Moodle
8 4 (1.32%) ColdFusion
9 2 (0.66%) ArcGIS
10 1 (0.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 23 (7.57%) Photoshop
2 9 (2.96%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.32%) Fireworks
4 3 (0.99%) MS Office
5 1 (0.33%) Adobe After Effects
5 1 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.66%) Google Analytics
1 2 (0.66%) CubeCart
2 1 (0.33%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 26 (8.55%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (1.97%) SaaS
2 6 (1.97%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 26 (8.55%) Internet
2 12 (3.95%) Wireless
3 7 (2.30%) ZigBee
4 6 (1.97%) LTE
4 6 (1.97%) 3G
5 4 (1.32%) HTTP
5 4 (1.32%) SSL
6 2 (0.66%) 4G
6 2 (0.66%) Radio Access Network
6 2 (0.66%) Network Security
6 2 (0.66%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.66%) DNS
6 2 (0.66%) 3GPP
7 1 (0.33%) DHCP
7 1 (0.33%) FTP
7 1 (0.33%) Firewall
7 1 (0.33%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 170 (55.92%) MySQL
2 33 (10.86%) NoSQL
3 31 (10.20%) SQL Server
4 19 (6.25%) MongoDB
5 17 (5.59%) Relational Database
6 11 (3.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (2.30%) RDBMS
8 4 (1.32%) Crystal Reports
8 4 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (0.99%) SQLite
9 3 (0.99%) MS Access
10 2 (0.66%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (0.66%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (0.66%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (0.66%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.33%) Redis
11 1 (0.33%) Big Data
11 1 (0.33%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 50 (16.45%) Subversion
2 25 (8.22%) Git (software)
3 18 (5.92%) Visual Studio
4 14 (4.61%) Jenkins
5 9 (2.96%) Bugzilla
5 9 (2.96%) JIRA
6 7 (2.30%) Grunt
6 7 (2.30%) Karma Test Runner
6 7 (2.30%) Jasmine
7 6 (1.97%) CMake
7 6 (1.97%) Hudson
7 6 (1.97%) Maven
7 6 (1.97%) Ant
8 5 (1.64%) Firebug
8 5 (1.64%) Fiddler
9 3 (0.99%) Visual Studio Team System
9 3 (0.99%) Selenium
9 3 (0.99%) JUnit
9 3 (0.99%) Eclipse
9 3 (0.99%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 26 (8.55%) Games
2 11 (3.62%) Retail
3 10 (3.29%) Telecoms
4 9 (2.96%) Marketing
5 7 (2.30%) Publishing
6 5 (1.64%) Finance
7 4 (1.32%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (1.32%) Back Office
8 3 (0.99%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.99%) Advertising
8 3 (0.99%) Multimedia
9 2 (0.66%) Banking
10 1 (0.33%) French Language
10 1 (0.33%) German Language
10 1 (0.33%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.33%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.33%) Law
10 1 (0.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 242 (79.61%) Developer
2 99 (32.57%) PHP Developer
3 91 (29.93%) Web Developer
4 19 (6.25%) Software Developer
4 19 (6.25%) Software Engineer
5 18 (5.92%) Applications Developer
5 18 (5.92%) PHP Web Developer
6 17 (5.59%) Junior
7 15 (4.93%) Graduate
7 15 (4.93%) Junior Developer
8 13 (4.28%) .NET Developer
8 13 (4.28%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 11 (3.62%) C# Developer
9 11 (3.62%) Web Engineer
9 11 (3.62%) Graduate Developer
10 10 (3.29%) C# .NET Developer
11 9 (2.96%) Architect
12 8 (2.63%) Senior Developer
12 8 (2.63%) Technical Support
12 8 (2.63%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 199 (65.46%) HTML
2 167 (54.93%) CSS
3 100 (32.89%) jQuery
4 57 (18.75%) XML
5 56 (18.42%) HTML5
6 51 (16.78%) Ajax
7 50 (16.45%) Web Services
8 36 (11.84%) .NET
9 32 (10.53%) LAMP
9 32 (10.53%) REST
10 30 (9.87%) Symfony
11 28 (9.21%) XHTML
12 25 (8.22%) CSS3
13 24 (7.89%) XSLT
14 21 (6.91%) JSON
15 20 (6.58%) AngularJS
16 19 (6.25%) ASP.NET
16 19 (6.25%) JSP
17 18 (5.92%) SOAP
18 15 (4.93%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 52 (17.11%) Computer Science
2 28 (9.21%) Mobile App
3 23 (7.57%) Mathematics
4 14 (4.61%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (2.63%) Physics
5 8 (2.63%) N-Tier
6 7 (2.30%) Client/Server
6 7 (2.30%) Management Information System
6 7 (2.30%) Open Source
7 6 (1.97%) Internet of Things
8 5 (1.64%) iPhone
9 4 (1.32%) Replication
9 4 (1.32%) Blog
9 4 (1.32%) Mobile Payment
10 3 (0.99%) Xbox
10 3 (0.99%) VLE
10 3 (0.99%) W3C
10 3 (0.99%) GIS
11 2 (0.66%) Photography
11 2 (0.66%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 81 (26.64%) Linux
2 20 (6.58%) Apple iOS
3 18 (5.92%) Android
4 16 (5.26%) Windows
5 8 (2.63%) Debian
5 8 (2.63%) Mac OS
6 5 (1.64%) UNIX
7 4 (1.32%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.66%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (25.33%) OO
2 56 (18.42%) Web Development
3 52 (17.11%) MVC
4 40 (13.16%) OOP
5 36 (11.84%) Scrum
6 30 (9.87%) Software Engineering
7 26 (8.55%) Agile Software Development
8 25 (8.22%) Unit Testing
9 22 (7.24%) OOD
9 22 (7.24%) SOA
9 22 (7.24%) E-Commerce
10 18 (5.92%) OO PHP
11 16 (5.26%) TDD
11 16 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
12 13 (4.28%) Android Development
12 13 (4.28%) iOS Development
13 12 (3.95%) Content Management
14 11 (3.62%) Workflow
14 11 (3.62%) Rapid Prototyping
15 10 (3.29%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 206 (67.76%) JavaScript
2 103 (33.88%) Python
3 99 (32.57%) Java
4 80 (26.32%) SQL
5 38 (12.50%) C#
6 34 (11.18%) Ruby
7 31 (10.20%) Perl
8 24 (7.89%) PHP5
9 20 (6.58%) C
10 17 (5.59%) C++
11 14 (4.61%) VB
12 13 (4.28%) VB.NET
13 11 (3.62%) VBA
13 11 (3.62%) Objective-C
14 9 (2.96%) Tcl
14 9 (2.96%) PL/SQL
15 4 (1.32%) T-SQL
16 3 (0.99%) Scala
16 3 (0.99%) Bash Shell
17 1 (0.33%) PHP4
Qualifications
1 75 (24.67%) Degree
2 2 (0.66%) HND
2 2 (0.66%) ISEB
3 1 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (6.25%) QA
2 10 (3.29%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.33%) WAI
System Software
1 4 (1.32%) Squid
1 4 (1.32%) Corosync
2 2 (0.66%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.33%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 9 (2.96%) OpenSSO
2 5 (1.64%) Puppet
2 5 (1.64%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.99%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.33%) Ansible
Vendors
1 26 (8.55%) Oracle
2 24 (7.89%) Microsoft
3 21 (6.91%) Zend
4 15 (4.93%) Adobe
5 6 (1.97%) MKS
5 6 (1.97%) Perforce
6 4 (1.32%) Google
6 4 (1.32%) Twitter
7 3 (0.99%) HP
8 2 (0.66%) Intel
8 2 (0.66%) IBM
8 2 (0.66%) Sage
8 2 (0.66%) Wind River
8 2 (0.66%) Facebook
9 1 (0.33%) Red Hat
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