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

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 21 31 28
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -3
Permanent jobs citing PHP 132 97 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 8.13% 6.64% 8.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.22% 10.31% 12.94%
Number of salaries quoted 110 74 129
Average salary £39,250 £32,500 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.76% +1.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,250 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +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
1080 941 1097
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 66.50% 64.41% 64.53%
Number of salaries quoted 875 812 953
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 23 January 2015.

PHP Salary Histogram in Cambridge

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 146 (64.60%) JavaScript
2 137 (60.62%) HTML
3 122 (53.98%) CSS
4 98 (43.36%) SQL
5 85 (37.61%) Python
6 78 (34.51%) Degree
7 76 (33.63%) MySQL
8 57 (25.22%) Java
8 57 (25.22%) Computer Science
9 56 (24.78%) jQuery
10 52 (23.01%) Web Development
11 49 (21.68%) Agile Software Development
12 48 (21.24%) Perl
12 48 (21.24%) Linux
13 47 (20.80%) C
14 41 (18.14%) .NET
15 38 (16.81%) C#
16 35 (15.49%) C++
16 35 (15.49%) User Experience
17 34 (15.04%) OO
18 32 (14.16%) HTML5
19 31 (13.72%) MVC
20 30 (13.27%) Ruby
21 28 (12.39%) Web Services
22 27 (11.95%) XML
22 27 (11.95%) LAMP
23 26 (11.50%) Marketing
24 25 (11.06%) Internet
25 23 (10.18%) SQL Server
25 23 (10.18%) AngularJS

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 14 (6.19%) Tomcat
2 13 (5.75%) Node.js
3 11 (4.87%) Apache
4 8 (3.54%) Drupal
4 8 (3.54%) JBoss
5 6 (2.65%) WordPress
5 6 (2.65%) WebSphere
5 6 (2.65%) WebLogic
5 6 (2.65%) SharePoint
5 6 (2.65%) OpenStack
6 4 (1.77%) IIS
7 3 (1.33%) CMS
8 1 (0.44%) nginx
8 1 (0.44%) Moodle
Applications
1 5 (2.21%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.44%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.77%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 14 (6.19%) Cloud Computing
2 12 (5.31%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (4.42%) Google Cloud Platform
4 6 (2.65%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (2.65%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (1.77%) SaaS
6 1 (0.44%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 25 (11.06%) Internet
2 20 (8.85%) Wireless
3 5 (2.21%) HTTP
4 4 (1.77%) Reverse Proxy
5 2 (0.88%) Network Security
5 2 (0.88%) SSL
6 1 (0.44%) 4G
6 1 (0.44%) Bluetooth
6 1 (0.44%) DHCP
6 1 (0.44%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.44%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.44%) DNS
6 1 (0.44%) 3G
6 1 (0.44%) ZigBee
6 1 (0.44%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (33.63%) MySQL
2 23 (10.18%) SQL Server
3 21 (9.29%) PostgreSQL
4 18 (7.96%) Relational Database
5 14 (6.19%) MongoDB
6 12 (5.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (4.42%) NoSQL
8 8 (3.54%) RDBMS
9 5 (2.21%) Redis
9 5 (2.21%) Apache Cassandra
10 4 (1.77%) Oracle Database 10g
10 4 (1.77%) Oracle Database
11 3 (1.33%) Big Data
12 2 (0.88%) Firebird
13 1 (0.44%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 1 (0.44%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 11 (4.87%) Git (software)
2 9 (3.98%) Jasmine
3 7 (3.10%) Selenium
4 6 (2.65%) PHPUnit
5 5 (2.21%) Subversion
6 4 (1.77%) QuickTest Pro
6 4 (1.77%) Eclipse
6 4 (1.77%) JUnit
6 4 (1.77%) Jenkins
6 4 (1.77%) Grunt
7 3 (1.33%) Karma Test Runner
7 3 (1.33%) Bower
7 3 (1.33%) Behat
7 3 (1.33%) RSpec
7 3 (1.33%) Visual Studio
7 3 (1.33%) Visual Studio Team System
7 3 (1.33%) NUnit
8 2 (0.88%) Hudson
8 2 (0.88%) Yeoman
9 1 (0.44%) CMake
General
1 26 (11.50%) Marketing
2 12 (5.31%) Multimedia
3 6 (2.65%) Publishing
4 5 (2.21%) Electronics
4 5 (2.21%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.77%) Finance
6 3 (1.33%) Banking
7 2 (0.88%) Retail
7 2 (0.88%) Advertising
8 1 (0.44%) Back Office
8 1 (0.44%) Games
Job Titles
1 146 (64.60%) Developer
2 68 (30.09%) Web Developer
3 30 (13.27%) PHP Developer
4 27 (11.95%) Graduate
4 27 (11.95%) Graduate Developer
5 25 (11.06%) Software Engineer
6 20 (8.85%) Software Developer
7 16 (7.08%) Graduate Software Developer
8 15 (6.64%) Graduate Web Developer
8 15 (6.64%) Applications Developer
8 15 (6.64%) Senior Developer
9 9 (3.98%) Junior
9 9 (3.98%) Test Engineer
10 8 (3.54%) Junior Developer
11 7 (3.10%) Development Engineer
11 7 (3.10%) Consultant
11 7 (3.10%) Software Team Leader
11 7 (3.10%) Web Applications Developer
11 7 (3.10%) Test Development Engineer
11 7 (3.10%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 137 (60.62%) HTML
2 122 (53.98%) CSS
3 56 (24.78%) jQuery
4 41 (18.14%) .NET
5 32 (14.16%) HTML5
6 28 (12.39%) Web Services
7 27 (11.95%) XML
7 27 (11.95%) LAMP
8 23 (10.18%) AngularJS
9 21 (9.29%) REST
10 18 (7.96%) CSS3
11 17 (7.52%) XHTML
12 16 (7.08%) Ajax
13 13 (5.75%) Spring
14 12 (5.31%) ASP.NET
14 12 (5.31%) Symfony
15 11 (4.87%) J2EE
16 9 (3.98%) JSON
16 9 (3.98%) WCF
17 7 (3.10%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 57 (25.22%) Computer Science
2 35 (15.49%) User Experience
3 20 (8.85%) Internet of Things
4 12 (5.31%) Mobile App
4 12 (5.31%) Enterprise Software
5 10 (4.42%) Client/Server
6 7 (3.10%) Embedded Systems
6 7 (3.10%) Management Information System
7 6 (2.65%) Mathematics
7 6 (2.65%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (2.21%) Verilog
9 4 (1.77%) N-Tier
9 4 (1.77%) Data Structures
9 4 (1.77%) Algorithms
10 3 (1.33%) BBC
10 3 (1.33%) iPhone
11 2 (0.88%) Open Source
11 2 (0.88%) Visualisation
12 1 (0.44%) Mobile Payment
12 1 (0.44%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 48 (21.24%) Linux
2 21 (9.29%) UNIX
3 10 (4.42%) Windows
4 7 (3.10%) Android
5 4 (1.77%) Mac OS X
6 3 (1.33%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.88%) Debian
7 2 (0.88%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.88%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.44%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (23.01%) Web Development
2 49 (21.68%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (15.04%) OO
4 31 (13.72%) MVC
5 22 (9.73%) Web Application Development
5 22 (9.73%) Continuous Integration
6 20 (8.85%) Software Engineering
7 19 (8.41%) SOA
8 16 (7.08%) Scrum
9 15 (6.64%) Mentoring
10 14 (6.19%) OOP
11 13 (5.75%) E-Commerce
11 13 (5.75%) OOD
12 12 (5.31%) UML
12 12 (5.31%) TDD
13 10 (4.42%) Line Management
14 9 (3.98%) Project Planning
15 8 (3.54%) Systems Analysis
15 8 (3.54%) Workflow
15 8 (3.54%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 146 (64.60%) JavaScript
2 98 (43.36%) SQL
3 85 (37.61%) Python
4 57 (25.22%) Java
5 48 (21.24%) Perl
6 47 (20.80%) C
7 38 (16.81%) C#
8 35 (15.49%) C++
9 30 (13.27%) Ruby
10 13 (5.75%) PHP5
11 6 (2.65%) Bash Shell
12 4 (1.77%) VB.NET
13 3 (1.33%) Scala
13 3 (1.33%) T-SQL
13 3 (1.33%) Embedded C
13 3 (1.33%) Embedded C++
14 2 (0.88%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.44%) VBA
15 1 (0.44%) PHP4
Qualifications
1 78 (34.51%) Degree
2 2 (0.88%) ISTQB
2 2 (0.88%) ISEB
3 1 (0.44%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.19%) QA
System Software
1 4 (1.77%) Firmware
1 4 (1.77%) Varnish
2 1 (0.44%) Corosync
2 1 (0.44%) Squid
Systems Management
1 3 (1.33%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.88%) Puppet
2 2 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.44%) Ansible
Vendors
1 19 (8.41%) Microsoft
2 17 (7.52%) Oracle
3 11 (4.87%) Zend
3 11 (4.87%) Google
4 6 (2.65%) IBM
5 3 (1.33%) HP
6 1 (0.44%) Rackspace
6 1 (0.44%) Facebook
6 1 (0.44%) Twitter
6 1 (0.44%) MKS
6 1 (0.44%) Perforce
6 1 (0.44%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.44%) Adobe
6 1 (0.44%) Apple
6 1 (0.44%) Sitecore
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