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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 85 26 34
Rank change year-on-year
-59 +8
Permanent jobs citing PHP 32 133 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.12% 8.02% 7.06%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.49% 11.98% 10.99%
Number of salaries quoted 26 110 80
Average salary £39,250 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.87% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £60,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,250 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -
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
916 1110 928
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 60.82% 66.91% 64.22%
Number of salaries quoted 752 912 810
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

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 12 February 2016.

PHP Salary Histogram in Cambridge

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 12 February 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 66 (75.86%) JavaScript
2 57 (65.52%) HTML
3 56 (64.37%) CSS
4 26 (29.89%) MySQL
5 22 (25.29%) Linux
6 21 (24.14%) C#
6 21 (24.14%) Degree
7 19 (21.84%) .NET
8 18 (20.69%) Git (software)
9 17 (19.54%) SQL
9 17 (19.54%) MVC
10 16 (18.39%) Java
10 16 (18.39%) OO
10 16 (18.39%) Python
10 16 (18.39%) HTTP
10 16 (18.39%) jQuery
10 16 (18.39%) Drupal
10 16 (18.39%) REST
11 15 (17.24%) Web Development
11 15 (17.24%) Front End Development
12 14 (16.09%) ASP.NET
12 14 (16.09%) Web Services
13 13 (14.94%) Apache
13 13 (14.94%) LAMP
13 13 (14.94%) Ajax
14 12 (13.79%) WCF
14 12 (13.79%) DevOps
14 12 (13.79%) User Experience
15 11 (12.64%) OOP
15 11 (12.64%) JSON

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 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 16 (18.39%) Drupal
2 13 (14.94%) Apache
3 8 (9.20%) CMS
4 7 (8.05%) WordPress
5 3 (3.45%) Node.js
5 3 (3.45%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.30%) Apache Solr
6 2 (2.30%) Umbraco
7 1 (1.15%) Joomla!
Applications
1 3 (3.45%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (2.30%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.15%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.15%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.34%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.30%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (2.30%) GitHub
2 2 (2.30%) Google Apps
3 1 (1.15%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.15%) PaaS
3 1 (1.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (18.39%) HTTP
2 3 (3.45%) Ethernet
3 2 (2.30%) SSL
3 2 (2.30%) Wireless
4 1 (1.15%) BGP
4 1 (1.15%) Ethereal
4 1 (1.15%) Firewall
4 1 (1.15%) SNMP
4 1 (1.15%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.15%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (29.89%) MySQL
2 8 (9.20%) MongoDB
2 8 (9.20%) NoSQL
3 6 (6.90%) SQL Server
4 5 (5.75%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (3.45%) Relational Database
5 3 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.15%) Redis
Development Applications
1 18 (20.69%) Git (software)
2 5 (5.75%) Grunt
2 5 (5.75%) Subversion
3 3 (3.45%) Xdebug
4 2 (2.30%) Bower
4 2 (2.30%) gulp
4 2 (2.30%) PHPUnit
4 2 (2.30%) Vagrant
5 1 (1.15%) CasperJS
5 1 (1.15%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.15%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.15%) PhantomJS
5 1 (1.15%) PhpStorm
5 1 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.15%) TortoiseSVN
5 1 (1.15%) Xcode
General
1 7 (8.05%) Finance
1 7 (8.05%) Games
2 2 (2.30%) Marketing
2 2 (2.30%) Multimedia
3 1 (1.15%) Advertising
3 1 (1.15%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 72 (82.76%) Developer
2 27 (31.03%) PHP Developer
3 23 (26.44%) Web Developer
4 13 (14.94%) Senior Developer
5 12 (13.79%) C# Developer
6 10 (11.49%) Senior PHP Developer
7 9 (10.34%) Lead Developer
7 9 (10.34%) Programmer
8 8 (9.20%) PHP Web Developer
8 8 (9.20%) Software Engineer
8 8 (9.20%) Web Programmer
9 7 (8.05%) Lead C# Developer
9 7 (8.05%) Software Developer
10 6 (6.90%) Java Developer
10 6 (6.90%) Python Software Engineer
10 6 (6.90%) Ruby Engineer
10 6 (6.90%) UI Developer
10 6 (6.90%) Web UI Developer
11 5 (5.75%) C# Programmer
11 5 (5.75%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (65.52%) HTML
2 56 (64.37%) CSS
3 19 (21.84%) .NET
4 16 (18.39%) jQuery
4 16 (18.39%) REST
5 14 (16.09%) ASP.NET
5 14 (16.09%) Web Services
6 13 (14.94%) Ajax
6 13 (14.94%) LAMP
7 12 (13.79%) WCF
8 11 (12.64%) JSON
9 10 (11.49%) XML
10 9 (10.34%) .NET Framework
10 9 (10.34%) ASP.NET Web API
10 9 (10.34%) Entity Framework
10 9 (10.34%) HTML5
10 9 (10.34%) XHTML
11 8 (9.20%) AngularJS
12 6 (6.90%) Sass
13 5 (5.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.79%) User Experience
2 8 (9.20%) Computer Science
3 7 (8.05%) Visualisation
4 4 (4.60%) Biology
5 2 (2.30%) Life Science
5 2 (2.30%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.15%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.15%) iPhone
6 1 (1.15%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 22 (25.29%) Linux
2 6 (6.90%) Windows
3 5 (5.75%) Unix
4 4 (4.60%) Android
4 4 (4.60%) Apple iOS
5 3 (3.45%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.15%) CentOS
6 1 (1.15%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.15%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (19.54%) MVC
2 16 (18.39%) OO
3 15 (17.24%) Front End Development
3 15 (17.24%) Web Development
4 12 (13.79%) DevOps
5 11 (12.64%) OOP
6 10 (11.49%) E-Commerce
7 9 (10.34%) Continuous Delivery
7 9 (10.34%) CRM
7 9 (10.34%) Software Engineering
7 9 (10.34%) User Stories
8 7 (8.05%) API Development
9 6 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (6.90%) High Availability
9 6 (6.90%) Issue Tracking
9 6 (6.90%) Open Source
10 5 (5.75%) Web Design
11 4 (4.60%) Bioinformatics
11 4 (4.60%) Project Management
11 4 (4.60%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 66 (75.86%) JavaScript
2 21 (24.14%) C#
3 17 (19.54%) SQL
4 16 (18.39%) Java
4 16 (18.39%) Python
5 10 (11.49%) VB.NET
6 9 (10.34%) C++
6 9 (10.34%) Perl
7 6 (6.90%) Ruby
8 4 (4.60%) C
9 3 (3.45%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.15%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.15%) PHP 5
10 1 (1.15%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.15%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (24.14%) Degree
2 1 (1.15%) CCNA
2 1 (1.15%) CCNP
2 1 (1.15%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.15%) MBA
2 1 (1.15%) PhD
2 1 (1.15%) RHCE
2 1 (1.15%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (11.49%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.15%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.15%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (2.30%) Puppet
2 1 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.15%) Salt
Vendors
1 4 (4.60%) Google
1 4 (4.60%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.30%) Adobe
2 2 (2.30%) Cisco
2 2 (2.30%) EPiServer
2 2 (2.30%) Red Hat
2 2 (2.30%) Zend
3 1 (1.15%) CheckPoint
3 1 (1.15%) DoubleClick
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