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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 64 33 23
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -10
Permanent jobs citing PHP 45 100 186
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.25% 6.80% 10.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.97% 10.26% 15.13%
Number of salaries quoted 38 87 166
Average salary £43,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
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
905 975 1229
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 65.39% 66.28% 68.09%
Number of salaries quoted 784 871 1087
Average salary £42,500 £44,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.02% +11.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%

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 30 April 2016.

PHP Salary Histogram in Cambridge

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 63 (76.83%) JavaScript
2 57 (69.51%) HTML
2 57 (69.51%) CSS
3 32 (39.02%) Linux
3 32 (39.02%) MySQL
4 25 (30.49%) Web Development
4 25 (30.49%) C#
5 24 (29.27%) SQL
6 21 (25.61%) .NET
7 20 (24.39%) jQuery
8 18 (21.95%) Java
9 17 (20.73%) OO
9 17 (20.73%) Git (software)
10 16 (19.51%) Python
11 15 (18.29%) ASP.NET
11 15 (18.29%) Degree
11 15 (18.29%) MVC
11 15 (18.29%) REST
11 15 (18.29%) DevOps
12 14 (17.07%) QA
13 13 (15.85%) VB.NET
13 13 (15.85%) XML
13 13 (15.85%) HTTP
14 12 (14.63%) Apache
14 12 (14.63%) CRM
14 12 (14.63%) C++
14 12 (14.63%) JSON
14 12 (14.63%) LAMP
14 12 (14.63%) Drupal
15 11 (13.41%) WCF

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 12 (14.63%) Apache
1 12 (14.63%) Drupal
2 5 (6.10%) Node.js
3 3 (3.66%) CMS
4 2 (2.44%) Umbraco
4 2 (2.44%) WordPress
5 1 (1.22%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.22%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (3.66%) Photoshop
2 2 (2.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (1.22%) Fireworks
3 1 (1.22%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.66%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.54%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.66%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (3.66%) GitHub
2 3 (3.66%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.22%) Google Apps
3 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (15.85%) HTTP
2 3 (3.66%) Wireless
3 1 (1.22%) Ethereal
3 1 (1.22%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.22%) Firewall
3 1 (1.22%) SNMP
3 1 (1.22%) SSL
3 1 (1.22%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.22%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (39.02%) MySQL
2 10 (12.20%) NoSQL
3 5 (6.10%) Relational Database
4 4 (4.88%) MongoDB
5 3 (3.66%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 3 (3.66%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (3.66%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (2.44%) Data Mining
6 2 (2.44%) Hadoop
6 2 (2.44%) Redis
6 2 (2.44%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (20.73%) Git (software)
2 5 (6.10%) Subversion
2 5 (6.10%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (4.88%) Grunt
4 3 (3.66%) Mercurial
5 2 (2.44%) gulp
5 2 (2.44%) Xdebug
6 1 (1.22%) Bower
6 1 (1.22%) PhpStorm
6 1 (1.22%) PHPUnit
6 1 (1.22%) Vagrant
General
1 8 (9.76%) Finance
2 3 (3.66%) Advertising
2 3 (3.66%) Games
2 3 (3.66%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 69 (84.15%) Developer
2 29 (35.37%) PHP Developer
3 22 (26.83%) Web Developer
4 13 (15.85%) PHP Web Developer
4 13 (15.85%) Senior Developer
5 12 (14.63%) Lead Developer
6 11 (13.41%) C# Developer
6 11 (13.41%) Lead C# Developer
7 9 (10.98%) JavaScript Developer
8 8 (9.76%) Cloud Developer
8 8 (9.76%) Senior PHP Developer
9 7 (8.54%) HTML CSS Developer
9 7 (8.54%) HTML Developer
9 7 (8.54%) Software Developer
10 6 (7.32%) Java Developer
11 5 (6.10%) CRM Developer
11 5 (6.10%) MySQL Developer
11 5 (6.10%) Oracle Developer
11 5 (6.10%) UI Developer
11 5 (6.10%) Web UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (69.51%) CSS
1 57 (69.51%) HTML
2 21 (25.61%) .NET
3 20 (24.39%) jQuery
4 15 (18.29%) ASP.NET
4 15 (18.29%) REST
5 13 (15.85%) XML
6 12 (14.63%) JSON
6 12 (14.63%) LAMP
7 11 (13.41%) .NET Framework
7 11 (13.41%) Ajax
7 11 (13.41%) ASP.NET Web API
7 11 (13.41%) Entity Framework
7 11 (13.41%) WCF
7 11 (13.41%) XHTML
8 10 (12.20%) AngularJS
8 10 (12.20%) Web Services
9 9 (10.98%) HTML5
10 7 (8.54%) Symfony
11 6 (7.32%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.10%) Clustering
1 5 (6.10%) Computer Science
1 5 (6.10%) Replication
1 5 (6.10%) User Experience
2 3 (3.66%) Algorithms
3 2 (2.44%) Biology
3 2 (2.44%) Digital Media
3 2 (2.44%) Fintech
3 2 (2.44%) Hedge funds
3 2 (2.44%) Life Science
3 2 (2.44%) Mathematics
3 2 (2.44%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.44%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.22%) Cryptography
4 1 (1.22%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.22%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 32 (39.02%) Linux
2 6 (7.32%) Windows
3 4 (4.88%) Unix
4 1 (1.22%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (30.49%) Web Development
2 17 (20.73%) OO
3 15 (18.29%) DevOps
3 15 (18.29%) MVC
4 12 (14.63%) CRM
5 11 (13.41%) Continuous Delivery
5 11 (13.41%) User Stories
6 10 (12.20%) Front End Development
7 8 (9.76%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (9.76%) High Availability
7 8 (9.76%) Issue Tracking
8 6 (7.32%) API Development
8 6 (7.32%) ITIL
8 6 (7.32%) OOP
9 5 (6.10%) Data Modelling
9 5 (6.10%) E-Commerce
9 5 (6.10%) Open Source
9 5 (6.10%) Software Engineering
9 5 (6.10%) Web Design
10 3 (3.66%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 63 (76.83%) JavaScript
2 25 (30.49%) C#
3 24 (29.27%) SQL
4 18 (21.95%) Java
5 16 (19.51%) Python
6 13 (15.85%) VB.NET
7 12 (14.63%) C++
8 11 (13.41%) Perl
9 5 (6.10%) C
9 5 (6.10%) Ruby
10 2 (2.44%) PHP 5
11 1 (1.22%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 15 (18.29%) Degree
2 3 (3.66%) PhD
3 1 (1.22%) CCNA
3 1 (1.22%) CCNP
3 1 (1.22%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.22%) MBA
3 1 (1.22%) RHCE
3 1 (1.22%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (17.07%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.22%) Corosync
1 1 (1.22%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 1 (1.22%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.22%) Pacemaker
Vendors
1 7 (8.54%) Oracle
2 5 (6.10%) Google
3 3 (3.66%) Adobe
3 3 (3.66%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.44%) EPiServer
4 2 (2.44%) Zend
5 1 (1.22%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.22%) Cisco
5 1 (1.22%) DoubleClick
5 1 (1.22%) New Relic
5 1 (1.22%) Rackspace
5 1 (1.22%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.22%) Salesforce.com
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