The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Cambridge region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 25 44 45
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +1
Permanent jobs citing PHP 181 100 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 9.97% 4.99% 5.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.63% 7.42% 6.70%
Number of salaries quoted 161 78 93
Average salary £37,500 £38,125 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.63% +1.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £25,200
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £31,250
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
Programming Languages Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1237 1348 1583
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 68.12% 67.23% 74.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1097 1216 1378
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
PHP
Cambridgeshire

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 18 April 2014.

PHP Salary Histogram in Cambridge

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

1 184 (65.95%) HTML
2 173 (62.01%) JavaScript
3 169 (60.57%) CSS
4 143 (51.25%) MySQL
5 114 (40.86%) jQuery
6 109 (39.07%) Linux
7 92 (32.97%) SQL
8 81 (29.03%) Java
8 81 (29.03%) Python
9 67 (24.01%) Apache
10 66 (23.66%) OO
11 64 (22.94%) Perl
12 63 (22.58%) Web Development
13 57 (20.43%) Degree
13 57 (20.43%) Ajax
13 57 (20.43%) XML
14 55 (19.71%) Web Services
15 54 (19.35%) MVC
16 45 (16.13%) SQL Server
16 45 (16.13%) Computer Science
16 45 (16.13%) HTML5
17 42 (15.05%) Subversion
18 40 (14.34%) Oracle
19 39 (13.98%) .NET
20 38 (13.62%) XSLT
20 38 (13.62%) OOP
21 34 (12.19%) C#
21 34 (12.19%) LAMP
22 33 (11.83%) Microsoft
23 32 (11.47%) Unit Testing

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 67 (24.01%) Apache
2 15 (5.38%) CMS
3 11 (3.94%) IIS
3 11 (3.94%) Drupal
4 9 (3.23%) Node.js
5 6 (2.15%) ColdFusion
6 5 (1.79%) nginx
7 4 (1.43%) WordPress
8 3 (1.08%) Tomcat
8 3 (1.08%) SharePoint
Applications
1 20 (7.17%) Photoshop
2 14 (5.02%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.72%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.36%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 3 (1.08%) Google Analytics
2 2 (0.72%) CubeCart
Cloud Services
1 21 (7.53%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (2.51%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.36%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.15%) Internet
2 5 (1.79%) SSL
3 2 (0.72%) ZigBee
3 2 (0.72%) Network Security
4 1 (0.36%) Intranet
4 1 (0.36%) HTTP
4 1 (0.36%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 143 (51.25%) MySQL
2 45 (16.13%) SQL Server
3 15 (5.38%) Relational Database
4 14 (5.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (3.58%) NoSQL
6 9 (3.23%) RDBMS
7 6 (2.15%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (1.08%) Data Mining
9 2 (0.72%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.72%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.72%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.36%) Redis
10 1 (0.36%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 42 (15.05%) Subversion
2 30 (10.75%) Git (software)
3 15 (5.38%) Visual Studio
4 9 (3.23%) JIRA
5 5 (1.79%) Bugzilla
6 4 (1.43%) Mercurial
7 3 (1.08%) LabVIEW
7 3 (1.08%) PHPUnit
8 1 (0.36%) YouTrack
8 1 (0.36%) LoadRunner
General
1 13 (4.66%) Games
2 5 (1.79%) Back Office
2 5 (1.79%) Publishing
3 4 (1.43%) Marketing
3 4 (1.43%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (1.08%) Electronics
4 3 (1.08%) Retail
5 2 (0.72%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.36%) Advertising
6 1 (0.36%) Finance
6 1 (0.36%) French Language
6 1 (0.36%) German Language
6 1 (0.36%) Italian Language
6 1 (0.36%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 233 (83.51%) Developer
2 94 (33.69%) PHP Developer
3 86 (30.82%) Web Developer
4 25 (8.96%) Graduate
5 24 (8.60%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 19 (6.81%) Graduate Developer
6 19 (6.81%) Applications Developer
6 19 (6.81%) Junior
7 16 (5.73%) Senior Developer
7 16 (5.73%) Junior Developer
8 14 (5.02%) Graduate Web Developer
8 14 (5.02%) Architect
9 12 (4.30%) .NET Developer
9 12 (4.30%) Solutions Architect
10 10 (3.58%) Web Architect
10 10 (3.58%) Front-End Developer
11 9 (3.23%) C# Developer
11 9 (3.23%) Front-End Web Developer
11 9 (3.23%) PHP Web Developer
12 8 (2.87%) Junior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 184 (65.95%) HTML
2 169 (60.57%) CSS
3 114 (40.86%) jQuery
4 57 (20.43%) Ajax
4 57 (20.43%) XML
5 55 (19.71%) Web Services
6 45 (16.13%) HTML5
7 39 (13.98%) .NET
8 38 (13.62%) XSLT
9 34 (12.19%) LAMP
10 30 (10.75%) XHTML
10 30 (10.75%) CSS3
11 28 (10.04%) SOAP
12 27 (9.68%) JSP
13 22 (7.89%) XSL
14 20 (7.17%) JSON
15 18 (6.45%) OpenID
15 18 (6.45%) OAuth
16 17 (6.09%) ASP.NET
16 17 (6.09%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 45 (16.13%) Computer Science
2 18 (6.45%) Mathematics
2 18 (6.45%) Open Source
3 16 (5.73%) Mobile App
4 13 (4.66%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (3.23%) Management Information System
6 7 (2.51%) Physics
7 5 (1.79%) Client/Server
7 5 (1.79%) Replication
8 4 (1.43%) Xbox
9 3 (1.08%) GIS
10 2 (0.72%) Artificial Intelligence
10 2 (0.72%) Copywriting
10 2 (0.72%) Visualisation
10 2 (0.72%) W3C
10 2 (0.72%) Linked Data
11 1 (0.36%) Social Media
11 1 (0.36%) Life Science
11 1 (0.36%) Web 2.0
11 1 (0.36%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 109 (39.07%) Linux
2 12 (4.30%) Windows
3 8 (2.87%) Apple iOS
3 8 (2.87%) UNIX
4 7 (2.51%) Android
5 6 (2.15%) Debian
6 3 (1.08%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.36%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (23.66%) OO
2 63 (22.58%) Web Development
3 54 (19.35%) MVC
4 38 (13.62%) OOP
5 32 (11.47%) Unit Testing
6 30 (10.75%) Agile Software Development
7 26 (9.32%) Content Management
8 25 (8.96%) E-Commerce
9 22 (7.89%) Software Engineering
10 16 (5.73%) OOD
11 15 (5.38%) SOA
11 15 (5.38%) OO PHP
12 13 (4.66%) Scrum
13 12 (4.30%) Responsive Web Design
14 10 (3.58%) TDD
15 9 (3.23%) Web Application Development
16 8 (2.87%) Time Management
17 7 (2.51%) Validation
18 6 (2.15%) Systems Analysis
18 6 (2.15%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 173 (62.01%) JavaScript
2 92 (32.97%) SQL
3 81 (29.03%) Java
3 81 (29.03%) Python
4 64 (22.94%) Perl
5 34 (12.19%) C#
6 27 (9.68%) VB
6 27 (9.68%) PHP5
7 21 (7.53%) Ruby
8 18 (6.45%) PL/SQL
8 18 (6.45%) Tcl
9 17 (6.09%) C
10 11 (3.94%) C++
11 10 (3.58%) VB.NET
12 8 (2.87%) Objective-C
12 8 (2.87%) VBA
13 6 (2.15%) Bash Shell
13 6 (2.15%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.72%) SPARQL
14 2 (0.72%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 57 (20.43%) Degree
2 6 (2.15%) ISEB
3 2 (0.72%) HND
4 1 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.94%) QA
2 8 (2.87%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.36%) WAI
System Software
1 5 (1.79%) Corosync
1 5 (1.79%) Squid
2 1 (0.36%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 18 (6.45%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 40 (14.34%) Oracle
2 33 (11.83%) Microsoft
3 18 (6.45%) Zend
4 13 (4.66%) Intel
4 13 (4.66%) IBM
5 9 (3.23%) Adobe
6 7 (2.51%) Google
7 5 (1.79%) Facebook
8 4 (1.43%) Twitter
9 2 (0.72%) Sage
10 1 (0.36%) MKS
10 1 (0.36%) Perforce
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