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

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 41 35 36
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +1
Permanent jobs citing PHP 71 119 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 5.18% 6.59% 6.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.24% 10.50% 9.98%
Number of salaries quoted 64 103 105
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £28,100 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £59,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
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
862 1133 1102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 62.87% 62.70% 66.79%
Number of salaries quoted 755 956 1006
Average salary £44,000 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 3 August 2015.

PHP Salary Histogram in Cambridge

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 3 August 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.

1 118 (70.66%) JavaScript
2 92 (55.09%) CSS
3 91 (54.49%) HTML
4 69 (41.32%) MySQL
5 54 (32.34%) Linux
6 51 (30.54%) Python
7 44 (26.35%) Java
8 40 (23.95%) Agile Software Development
9 39 (23.35%) SQL
9 39 (23.35%) User Experience
10 36 (21.56%) Degree
11 33 (19.76%) jQuery
12 30 (17.96%) C++
13 29 (17.37%) NoSQL
14 28 (16.77%) Web Services
14 28 (16.77%) E-Commerce
15 27 (16.17%) Computer Science
16 25 (14.97%) HTML5
16 25 (14.97%) C#
17 24 (14.37%) Perl
18 23 (13.77%) .NET
19 22 (13.17%) OO
20 21 (12.57%) XML
20 21 (12.57%) Ajax
20 21 (12.57%) Web Development
21 19 (11.38%) CSS3
21 19 (11.38%) Apache
21 19 (11.38%) Games
22 18 (10.78%) OOP
22 18 (10.78%) MongoDB

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 19 (11.38%) Apache
2 18 (10.78%) Drupal
3 5 (2.99%) WordPress
3 5 (2.99%) Node.js
4 2 (1.20%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.20%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.60%) CMS
5 1 (0.60%) Confluence
5 1 (0.60%) IIS
5 1 (0.60%) JBoss
Applications
1 4 (2.40%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (2.40%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 18 (10.78%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (4.79%) SaaS
3 6 (3.59%) Google Analytics
3 6 (3.59%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (2.99%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.19%) Firewall
2 6 (3.59%) Wireless
3 5 (2.99%) HTTP
3 5 (2.99%) Internet
4 3 (1.80%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.20%) DNS
5 2 (1.20%) SNMP
5 2 (1.20%) FTP
5 2 (1.20%) SSH
6 1 (0.60%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (0.60%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (41.32%) MySQL
2 29 (17.37%) NoSQL
3 18 (10.78%) MongoDB
4 14 (8.38%) Relational Database
5 10 (5.99%) SQL Server
6 7 (4.19%) Apache Cassandra
7 6 (3.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (2.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (1.80%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (1.20%) Firebird
10 2 (1.20%) RDBMS
10 2 (1.20%) Hadoop
10 2 (1.20%) Big Data
10 2 (1.20%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 18 (10.78%) Git (software)
2 10 (5.99%) Subversion
3 8 (4.79%) Jenkins
4 7 (4.19%) JIRA
4 7 (4.19%) Behat
5 5 (2.99%) YouTrack
5 5 (2.99%) Selenium
5 5 (2.99%) Eclipse
5 5 (2.99%) Mercurial
6 4 (2.40%) MSBuild
6 4 (2.40%) LoadUI
6 4 (2.40%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (2.40%) Visual Studio
6 4 (2.40%) Xcode
6 4 (2.40%) HP UFT
6 4 (2.40%) JMeter
6 4 (2.40%) TeamCity
6 4 (2.40%) Android Studio
7 1 (0.60%) Bugzilla
7 1 (0.60%) IntelliJ
General
1 19 (11.38%) Games
2 7 (4.19%) Finance
3 6 (3.59%) Marketing
4 5 (2.99%) Advertising
5 2 (1.20%) Publishing
6 1 (0.60%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.60%) Retail
Job Titles
1 129 (77.25%) Developer
2 52 (31.14%) PHP Developer
3 30 (17.96%) Web Developer
4 15 (8.98%) Senior Developer
5 14 (8.38%) Applications Developer
5 14 (8.38%) Software Engineer
6 10 (5.99%) Graduate
7 9 (5.39%) Software Developer
7 9 (5.39%) Systems Administrator
7 9 (5.39%) Administrator
7 9 (5.39%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 9 (5.39%) Linux Administrator
8 8 (4.79%) Drupal Developer
9 7 (4.19%) Graduate Developer
9 7 (4.19%) Java Developer
9 7 (4.19%) Junior Developer
9 7 (4.19%) Programmer
9 7 (4.19%) Junior
10 6 (3.59%) Web Applications Developer
11 5 (2.99%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (55.09%) CSS
2 91 (54.49%) HTML
3 33 (19.76%) jQuery
4 28 (16.77%) Web Services
5 25 (14.97%) HTML5
6 23 (13.77%) .NET
7 21 (12.57%) XML
7 21 (12.57%) Ajax
8 19 (11.38%) CSS3
9 14 (8.38%) Spring
9 14 (8.38%) Ext JS
10 11 (6.59%) AngularJS
11 9 (5.39%) RESTful
11 9 (5.39%) Hibernate
12 8 (4.79%) ASP.NET
13 6 (3.59%) JSP
13 6 (3.59%) LINQ
13 6 (3.59%) JSON
14 5 (2.99%) Symfony
14 5 (2.99%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 39 (23.35%) User Experience
2 27 (16.17%) Computer Science
3 11 (6.59%) Data Structures
3 11 (6.59%) Algorithms
4 5 (2.99%) Mobile App
4 5 (2.99%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.40%) Visualisation
5 4 (2.40%) Statistics
5 4 (2.40%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.20%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.20%) BBC
6 2 (1.20%) Handset
6 2 (1.20%) Smartphone
6 2 (1.20%) Internet of Things
7 1 (0.60%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.60%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.60%) Wiki
7 1 (0.60%) GIS
7 1 (0.60%) NHS
7 1 (0.60%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 54 (32.34%) Linux
2 13 (7.78%) UNIX
2 13 (7.78%) Windows
3 8 (4.79%) Android
4 7 (4.19%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.20%) Windows Phone
5 2 (1.20%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (23.95%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (16.77%) E-Commerce
3 22 (13.17%) OO
4 21 (12.57%) Web Development
5 18 (10.78%) OOP
6 17 (10.18%) Software Engineering
7 16 (9.58%) MVC
8 13 (7.78%) TDD
8 13 (7.78%) Analytics
8 13 (7.78%) Mobile Development
9 11 (6.59%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (5.99%) Scrum
11 9 (5.39%) Release Management
11 9 (5.39%) SDLC
12 8 (4.79%) Web Application Development
13 7 (4.19%) Continuous Improvement
13 7 (4.19%) Load Balancing
13 7 (4.19%) OOD
14 6 (3.59%) CRM
14 6 (3.59%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 118 (70.66%) JavaScript
2 51 (30.54%) Python
3 44 (26.35%) Java
4 39 (23.35%) SQL
5 30 (17.96%) C++
6 25 (14.97%) C#
7 24 (14.37%) Perl
8 13 (7.78%) C
8 13 (7.78%) Bash Shell
9 7 (4.19%) Ruby
10 5 (2.99%) Objective-C
11 4 (2.40%) PHP5
12 2 (1.20%) VB.NET
12 2 (1.20%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.20%) F#
12 2 (1.20%) Apple Swift
13 1 (0.60%) Erlang
13 1 (0.60%) Go
13 1 (0.60%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 36 (21.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.60%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (4.19%) Puppet
2 6 (3.59%) Vagrant
3 3 (1.80%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 12 (7.19%) Google
2 11 (6.59%) Zend
3 7 (4.19%) Microsoft
4 5 (2.99%) Oracle
5 3 (1.80%) HP
5 3 (1.80%) Rackspace
6 2 (1.20%) Xamarin
6 2 (1.20%) Atlassian
6 2 (1.20%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.20%) Symbian
7 1 (0.60%) Adobe
7 1 (0.60%) Apple
7 1 (0.60%) Fujitsu
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Posted: 7 hours ago
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Salary: 30 - 35k plus pension, 25 days, flexi time, training + more
Posted: 9 hours ago
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Hands on training!
Posted: 15 hours ago
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Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + excellent benefits (share options,
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus and Shares!
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Annual Bonus, Pension, Health care,
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Hands On Training!
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