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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 27 31 33
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +2
Permanent jobs citing PHP 121 108 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 7.62% 7.28% 6.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.50% 10.91% 10.41%
Number of salaries quoted 100 90 98
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +18.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,250 £48,250
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
1052 990 1105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 66.25% 66.76% 61.25%
Number of salaries quoted 887 870 983
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

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 2 March 2015.

PHP Salary Histogram in Cambridge

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 2 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
2 139 (59.15%) HTML
3 124 (52.77%) CSS
4 107 (45.53%) SQL
5 87 (37.02%) Python
6 69 (29.36%) Degree
7 66 (28.09%) MySQL
8 62 (26.38%) jQuery
9 55 (23.40%) Perl
10 54 (22.98%) Computer Science
10 54 (22.98%) Agile Software Development
11 53 (22.55%) Web Development
11 53 (22.55%) Linux
12 52 (22.13%) Java
13 49 (20.85%) C
14 44 (18.72%) .NET
15 43 (18.30%) C++
16 39 (16.60%) C#
17 37 (15.74%) HTML5
18 31 (13.19%) OO
18 31 (13.19%) MVC
19 30 (12.77%) User Experience
20 28 (11.91%) Web Services
21 27 (11.49%) Ruby
22 26 (11.06%) Continuous Integration
22 26 (11.06%) UNIX
23 25 (10.64%) LAMP
23 25 (10.64%) Marketing
24 24 (10.21%) XML
24 24 (10.21%) SQL Server

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 13 (5.53%) Node.js
2 10 (4.26%) Apache
3 9 (3.83%) SharePoint
3 9 (3.83%) Drupal
4 8 (3.40%) JBoss
4 8 (3.40%) Tomcat
5 6 (2.55%) WebLogic
5 6 (2.55%) WebSphere
5 6 (2.55%) WordPress
5 6 (2.55%) OpenStack
6 4 (1.70%) CMS
6 4 (1.70%) IIS
7 1 (0.43%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (1.28%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.28%) Magento
2 2 (0.85%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 14 (5.96%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (5.53%) Cloud Computing
2 13 (5.53%) Google Cloud Platform
3 8 (3.40%) SaaS
4 6 (2.55%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (2.55%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.43%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 18 (7.66%) Wireless
2 17 (7.23%) Internet
3 4 (1.70%) HTTP
3 4 (1.70%) Reverse Proxy
4 2 (0.85%) Network Security
4 2 (0.85%) SSL
5 1 (0.43%) Bluetooth
5 1 (0.43%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.43%) Firewall
5 1 (0.43%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (28.09%) MySQL
2 24 (10.21%) SQL Server
3 20 (8.51%) PostgreSQL
4 18 (7.66%) Relational Database
5 15 (6.38%) MongoDB
6 14 (5.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 14 (5.96%) NoSQL
7 8 (3.40%) Apache Cassandra
7 8 (3.40%) RDBMS
8 5 (2.13%) Redis
9 4 (1.70%) Oracle Database
9 4 (1.70%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (1.28%) Big Data
11 2 (0.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 2 (0.85%) Firebird
Development Applications
1 11 (4.68%) Git (software)
2 8 (3.40%) Jasmine
3 7 (2.98%) PHPUnit
3 7 (2.98%) Selenium
4 5 (2.13%) Eclipse
4 5 (2.13%) Jenkins
4 5 (2.13%) Behat
5 4 (1.70%) QuickTest Pro
6 3 (1.28%) JMeter
6 3 (1.28%) Grunt
6 3 (1.28%) RSpec
6 3 (1.28%) LoadUI
6 3 (1.28%) Bower
7 2 (0.85%) Karma Test Runner
7 2 (0.85%) Yeoman
7 2 (0.85%) Bugzilla
7 2 (0.85%) Subversion
7 2 (0.85%) JIRA
8 1 (0.43%) JUnit
8 1 (0.43%) Xcode
General
1 25 (10.64%) Marketing
2 11 (4.68%) Multimedia
3 5 (2.13%) Advertising
3 5 (2.13%) Publishing
3 5 (2.13%) Electronics
4 2 (0.85%) Telecoms
4 2 (0.85%) Banking
5 1 (0.43%) Back Office
5 1 (0.43%) Finance
5 1 (0.43%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 150 (63.83%) Developer
2 68 (28.94%) Web Developer
3 29 (12.34%) PHP Developer
4 26 (11.06%) Graduate Developer
4 26 (11.06%) Graduate
5 21 (8.94%) Software Engineer
6 20 (8.51%) Senior Developer
7 17 (7.23%) Software Developer
8 16 (6.81%) Applications Developer
8 16 (6.81%) Graduate Web Developer
9 13 (5.53%) Graduate Software Developer
10 12 (5.11%) Consultant
10 12 (5.11%) Junior
11 11 (4.68%) Junior Developer
12 9 (3.83%) Software Team Leader
12 9 (3.83%) Team Leader
13 8 (3.40%) Implementation Consultant
13 8 (3.40%) Test Engineer
13 8 (3.40%) Development Manager
13 8 (3.40%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 139 (59.15%) HTML
2 124 (52.77%) CSS
3 62 (26.38%) jQuery
4 44 (18.72%) .NET
5 37 (15.74%) HTML5
6 28 (11.91%) Web Services
7 25 (10.64%) LAMP
8 24 (10.21%) XML
9 22 (9.36%) AngularJS
10 20 (8.51%) REST
11 19 (8.09%) CSS3
12 15 (6.38%) Ajax
13 14 (5.96%) ASP.NET
14 13 (5.53%) XHTML
15 11 (4.68%) Symfony
16 10 (4.26%) JSON
16 10 (4.26%) Spring
17 9 (3.83%) WCF
18 8 (3.40%) Hibernate
19 7 (2.98%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 54 (22.98%) Computer Science
2 30 (12.77%) User Experience
3 17 (7.23%) Internet of Things
4 11 (4.68%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (3.83%) Embedded Systems
5 9 (3.83%) Mobile App
6 8 (3.40%) Client/Server
7 7 (2.98%) Management Information System
7 7 (2.98%) Data Structures
7 7 (2.98%) Algorithms
8 5 (2.13%) BBC
8 5 (2.13%) Verilog
9 4 (1.70%) Statistics
9 4 (1.70%) Visualisation
10 2 (0.85%) Open Source
10 2 (0.85%) Mathematics
10 2 (0.85%) W3C
11 1 (0.43%) Analytical Skills
11 1 (0.43%) Physics
11 1 (0.43%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 53 (22.55%) Linux
2 26 (11.06%) UNIX
3 8 (3.40%) Windows
3 8 (3.40%) Android
4 4 (1.70%) Apple iOS
4 4 (1.70%) Mac OS X
5 2 (0.85%) Windows 8
5 2 (0.85%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.43%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (22.98%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (22.55%) Web Development
3 31 (13.19%) OO
3 31 (13.19%) MVC
4 26 (11.06%) Continuous Integration
5 22 (9.36%) Web Application Development
6 21 (8.94%) SOA
7 20 (8.51%) Software Engineering
8 19 (8.09%) Mentoring
9 15 (6.38%) OOP
9 15 (6.38%) Scrum
10 14 (5.96%) UML
11 13 (5.53%) E-Commerce
12 12 (5.11%) Line Management
13 11 (4.68%) Analytics
13 11 (4.68%) OOD
13 11 (4.68%) Project Planning
14 10 (4.26%) TDD
15 9 (3.83%) Workflow
15 9 (3.83%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 158 (67.23%) JavaScript
2 107 (45.53%) SQL
3 87 (37.02%) Python
4 55 (23.40%) Perl
5 52 (22.13%) Java
6 49 (20.85%) C
7 43 (18.30%) C++
8 39 (16.60%) C#
9 27 (11.49%) Ruby
10 12 (5.11%) PHP5
11 11 (4.68%) Bash Shell
12 4 (1.70%) 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 69 (29.36%) Degree
2 3 (1.28%) VCP4
3 2 (0.85%) ISEB
3 2 (0.85%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.43%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.40%) QA
System Software
1 4 (1.70%) Firmware
1 4 (1.70%) Varnish
2 1 (0.43%) Corosync
2 1 (0.43%) Squid
Systems Management
1 3 (1.28%) Puppet
1 3 (1.28%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.85%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 18 (7.66%) Oracle
2 17 (7.23%) Microsoft
3 16 (6.81%) Google
4 11 (4.68%) Zend
5 6 (2.55%) IBM
6 3 (1.28%) 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
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 42k plus 12% pension, 26 days, healthcare and more
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
networx
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Interview slots available!
Posted: 3 days ago
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ECM Selection
Salary: to £35k DOE
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to c£50k region plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Ringham Hunter
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £32k - 45k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
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Edgar Cowen
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Interview slots available!
Posted: 6 days ago
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Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Career progression!
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Interview slots available!
Posted: 6 days ago
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Premier IT
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
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Networx Recruitment
Salary: £25,000 - £55,000 per year
Posted: 14 days ago
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Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 18 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: £38000 - £48000 per annum + Negotiable - DOE
Posted: 18 days ago
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Premier IT
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
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ECM Selection
Salary: to £35k DOE
Posted: 24 days ago
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Purple Power Recruitment
Salary: £40,000 - £55,000 per year
Posted: 24 days ago