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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 34 36 32
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Permanent jobs citing PHP 119 110 147
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 6.59% 6.67% 8.01%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.50% 9.98% 11.14%
Number of salaries quoted 103 105 140
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,100 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
Programming Languages Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1133 1102 1319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 62.70% 66.79% 71.84%
Number of salaries quoted 956 1006 1153
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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 31 July 2014.

PHP Salary Histogram in Cambridge

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 216 (69.23%) JavaScript
2 209 (66.99%) HTML
3 178 (57.05%) CSS
4 172 (55.13%) MySQL
5 108 (34.62%) jQuery
6 98 (31.41%) Python
7 94 (30.13%) Java
8 88 (28.21%) Linux
9 85 (27.24%) OO
9 85 (27.24%) SQL
10 73 (23.40%) Degree
11 64 (20.51%) Apache
12 63 (20.19%) HTML5
13 59 (18.91%) XML
13 59 (18.91%) Web Development
14 57 (18.27%) MVC
15 55 (17.63%) Web Services
15 55 (17.63%) Ajax
16 53 (16.99%) Subversion
17 48 (15.38%) Computer Science
18 42 (13.46%) OOP
19 40 (12.82%) C#
20 38 (12.18%) Perl
20 38 (12.18%) .NET
21 37 (11.86%) LAMP
22 36 (11.54%) SQL Server
23 35 (11.22%) NoSQL
23 35 (11.22%) REST
24 33 (10.58%) Scrum
25 32 (10.26%) XHTML

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 64 (20.51%) Apache
2 28 (8.97%) Drupal
3 24 (7.69%) CMS
4 19 (6.09%) Node.js
5 13 (4.17%) IIS
6 9 (2.88%) Tomcat
7 7 (2.24%) WordPress
8 6 (1.92%) ColdFusion
9 4 (1.28%) nginx
10 3 (0.96%) Moodle
11 2 (0.64%) ArcGIS
12 1 (0.32%) SharePoint
Applications
1 24 (7.69%) Photoshop
2 10 (3.21%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.28%) Fireworks
4 2 (0.64%) MS Office
5 1 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.32%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 2 (0.64%) Google Analytics
1 2 (0.64%) CubeCart
Cloud Services
1 31 (9.94%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.60%) SaaS
3 4 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 20 (6.41%) Internet
2 8 (2.56%) Wireless
3 7 (2.24%) ZigBee
4 5 (1.60%) LTE
4 5 (1.60%) 3G
5 4 (1.28%) SSL
6 3 (0.96%) HTTP
7 2 (0.64%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.64%) DNS
7 2 (0.64%) 3GPP
7 2 (0.64%) Network Security
7 2 (0.64%) Radio Access Network
8 1 (0.32%) 4G
8 1 (0.32%) SSH
8 1 (0.32%) DHCP
8 1 (0.32%) FTP
8 1 (0.32%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 172 (55.13%) MySQL
2 36 (11.54%) SQL Server
3 35 (11.22%) NoSQL
4 19 (6.09%) MongoDB
5 17 (5.45%) Relational Database
6 12 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (2.24%) RDBMS
8 6 (1.92%) Crystal Reports
9 3 (0.96%) SQLite
10 2 (0.64%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (0.64%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.64%) MS Access
10 2 (0.64%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (0.64%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (0.64%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.32%) Redis
11 1 (0.32%) Big Data
11 1 (0.32%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 53 (16.99%) Subversion
2 30 (9.62%) Git (software)
3 18 (5.77%) Visual Studio
4 12 (3.85%) Jenkins
5 11 (3.53%) JIRA
6 9 (2.88%) Bugzilla
7 6 (1.92%) Jasmine
7 6 (1.92%) Karma Test Runner
7 6 (1.92%) Grunt
8 5 (1.60%) CMake
8 5 (1.60%) Hudson
8 5 (1.60%) Maven
8 5 (1.60%) Ant
9 4 (1.28%) Firebug
9 4 (1.28%) Fiddler
9 4 (1.28%) PHPUnit
10 3 (0.96%) Eclipse
10 3 (0.96%) Xcode
11 2 (0.64%) CruiseControl
11 2 (0.64%) Redmine
General
1 28 (8.97%) Games
2 10 (3.21%) Retail
3 8 (2.56%) Publishing
3 8 (2.56%) Telecoms
4 6 (1.92%) Marketing
5 4 (1.28%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (1.28%) Back Office
5 4 (1.28%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.28%) Finance
6 3 (0.96%) Advertising
7 2 (0.64%) Multimedia
7 2 (0.64%) Banking
8 1 (0.32%) French Language
8 1 (0.32%) German Language
8 1 (0.32%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.32%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.32%) Law
8 1 (0.32%) Legal
Job Titles
1 255 (81.73%) Developer
2 106 (33.97%) PHP Developer
3 93 (29.81%) Web Developer
4 19 (6.09%) Applications Developer
5 18 (5.77%) PHP Web Developer
5 18 (5.77%) Junior
5 18 (5.77%) Software Developer
6 16 (5.13%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 16 (5.13%) Junior Developer
6 16 (5.13%) Graduate
7 15 (4.81%) Software Engineer
7 15 (4.81%) .NET Developer
8 12 (3.85%) Graduate Developer
8 12 (3.85%) C# Developer
9 11 (3.53%) Web Engineer
9 11 (3.53%) Senior Developer
9 11 (3.53%) C# .NET Developer
10 9 (2.88%) Architect
11 8 (2.56%) Technical Support
11 8 (2.56%) Junior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 209 (66.99%) HTML
2 178 (57.05%) CSS
3 108 (34.62%) jQuery
4 63 (20.19%) HTML5
5 59 (18.91%) XML
6 55 (17.63%) Web Services
6 55 (17.63%) Ajax
7 38 (12.18%) .NET
8 37 (11.86%) LAMP
9 35 (11.22%) REST
10 32 (10.26%) XHTML
11 31 (9.94%) Symfony
12 30 (9.62%) CSS3
13 28 (8.97%) XSLT
14 23 (7.37%) SOAP
14 23 (7.37%) JSON
15 22 (7.05%) JSP
16 20 (6.41%) ASP.NET
17 18 (5.77%) AngularJS
18 15 (4.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 48 (15.38%) Computer Science
2 27 (8.65%) Mobile App
3 21 (6.73%) Mathematics
4 16 (5.13%) Enterprise Software
5 10 (3.21%) Open Source
6 9 (2.88%) Physics
7 8 (2.56%) Management Information System
7 8 (2.56%) Client/Server
8 7 (2.24%) N-Tier
9 4 (1.28%) W3C
9 4 (1.28%) Replication
9 4 (1.28%) Blog
9 4 (1.28%) Mobile Payment
9 4 (1.28%) Internet of Things
10 3 (0.96%) Xbox
10 3 (0.96%) VLE
10 3 (0.96%) GIS
11 2 (0.64%) iPhone
11 2 (0.64%) Photography
11 2 (0.64%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 88 (28.21%) Linux
2 21 (6.73%) Apple iOS
3 19 (6.09%) Android
4 15 (4.81%) Windows
5 8 (2.56%) Mac OS
6 7 (2.24%) UNIX
6 7 (2.24%) Debian
7 3 (0.96%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.64%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (27.24%) OO
2 59 (18.91%) Web Development
3 57 (18.27%) MVC
4 42 (13.46%) OOP
5 33 (10.58%) Scrum
6 29 (9.29%) Software Engineering
7 27 (8.65%) Agile Software Development
8 25 (8.01%) Unit Testing
9 23 (7.37%) E-Commerce
9 23 (7.37%) OOD
10 22 (7.05%) SOA
10 22 (7.05%) OO PHP
11 17 (5.45%) Content Management
12 15 (4.81%) Continuous Integration
12 15 (4.81%) TDD
13 13 (4.17%) Android Development
13 13 (4.17%) iOS Development
14 12 (3.85%) Rapid Prototyping
15 11 (3.53%) Time Management
16 9 (2.88%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 216 (69.23%) JavaScript
2 98 (31.41%) Python
3 94 (30.13%) Java
4 85 (27.24%) SQL
5 40 (12.82%) C#
6 38 (12.18%) Perl
7 32 (10.26%) Ruby
8 27 (8.65%) PHP5
9 22 (7.05%) C
10 19 (6.09%) VB
11 18 (5.77%) C++
12 14 (4.49%) VB.NET
13 13 (4.17%) Objective-C
14 12 (3.85%) Tcl
14 12 (3.85%) PL/SQL
15 11 (3.53%) VBA
16 6 (1.92%) T-SQL
17 3 (0.96%) Bash Shell
18 1 (0.32%) PHP4
18 1 (0.32%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 73 (23.40%) Degree
2 2 (0.64%) ISEB
2 2 (0.64%) HND
3 1 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.13%) QA
2 11 (3.53%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.32%) WAI
System Software
1 4 (1.28%) Squid
1 4 (1.28%) Corosync
2 2 (0.64%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.32%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 12 (3.85%) OpenSSO
2 5 (1.60%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (1.60%) Puppet
3 1 (0.32%) Ansible
Vendors
1 29 (9.29%) Oracle
2 27 (8.65%) Zend
3 26 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 16 (5.13%) Adobe
5 6 (1.92%) Perforce
5 6 (1.92%) MKS
5 6 (1.92%) Google
6 4 (1.28%) Facebook
6 4 (1.28%) Twitter
7 3 (0.96%) IBM
7 3 (0.96%) Sage
7 3 (0.96%) Intel
8 2 (0.64%) Wind River
9 1 (0.32%) Red Hat
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