The table below looks at the statistics for the PHP Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PHP Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP Developer
Rank 109 131 116
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a PHP Developer 41 12 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.64% 0.48% 1.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.77% 0.52% 1.42%
Number of salaries quoted 41 11 27
Average salary £55,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+46.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £35,000 £32,100
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £33,875 £32,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+4.23% +3.17%
PHP Developer
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2312 2309 2040
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 92.52% 92.88% 94.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1587 1714 1642
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

PHP Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing PHP Developer in the job title across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

PHP Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

PHP Developer
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PHP Developer across the Reading region.

PHP Developer Salary Trend in Reading

PHP Developer
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PHP Developer across the Reading region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

PHP Developer Salary Histogram in Reading

PHP Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Reading region that cited PHP Developer in their job title 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 with PHP Developer in their job title.

1 47 (100.00%) PHP
2 43 (91.49%) MySQL
3 36 (76.60%) JavaScript
4 35 (74.47%) CSS
4 35 (74.47%) HTML
5 32 (68.09%) Git (software)
6 31 (65.96%) jQuery
7 28 (59.57%) HTML5
7 28 (59.57%) CSS3
8 26 (55.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 26 (55.32%) Apache
9 23 (48.94%) Symfony
10 22 (46.81%) OO
11 20 (42.55%) OOP
12 19 (40.43%) Web Services
12 19 (40.43%) REST
13 15 (31.91%) Subversion
14 13 (27.66%) Linux
15 12 (25.53%) LAMP
16 11 (23.40%) Web Development
17 10 (21.28%) E-Commerce
17 10 (21.28%) PHPUnit
18 9 (19.15%) Alternative PHP Cache
18 9 (19.15%) MVC
19 8 (17.02%) Automated Testing
19 8 (17.02%) Code Coverage
19 8 (17.02%) OO PHP
19 8 (17.02%) Yii
20 6 (12.77%) Laravel
20 6 (12.77%) AngularJS

PHP Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Reading region that cited PHP Developer in their job title 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 with PHP Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 26 (55.32%) Apache
2 3 (6.38%) Joomla!
3 1 (2.13%) CMS
Business Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.13%) Google App Engine
1 1 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.13%) SaaS
1 1 (2.13%) Google Cloud Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (91.49%) MySQL
2 1 (2.13%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.13%) Data Mining
2 1 (2.13%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.13%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 32 (68.09%) Git (software)
2 15 (31.91%) Subversion
3 10 (21.28%) PHPUnit
4 1 (2.13%) Behat
4 1 (2.13%) FogBugz
4 1 (2.13%) JIRA
General
1 4 (8.51%) Marketing
2 1 (2.13%) Advertising
2 1 (2.13%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (74.47%) HTML
1 35 (74.47%) CSS
2 31 (65.96%) jQuery
3 28 (59.57%) HTML5
3 28 (59.57%) CSS3
4 26 (55.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 23 (48.94%) Symfony
6 19 (40.43%) Web Services
6 19 (40.43%) REST
7 12 (25.53%) LAMP
8 9 (19.15%) Alternative PHP Cache
9 8 (17.02%) Yii
10 6 (12.77%) Laravel
10 6 (12.77%) AngularJS
11 2 (4.26%) XHTML
11 2 (4.26%) CodeIgniter
11 2 (4.26%) CakePHP
11 2 (4.26%) Ajax
11 2 (4.26%) SOAP
12 1 (2.13%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.51%) W3C
2 2 (4.26%) User Experience
3 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.13%) Open Source
3 1 (2.13%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 13 (27.66%) Linux
2 1 (2.13%) Debian
2 1 (2.13%) Ubuntu
2 1 (2.13%) CentOS
2 1 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (46.81%) OO
2 20 (42.55%) OOP
3 11 (23.40%) Web Development
4 10 (21.28%) E-Commerce
5 9 (19.15%) MVC
6 8 (17.02%) Code Coverage
6 8 (17.02%) Automated Testing
6 8 (17.02%) OO PHP
7 6 (12.77%) Analytics
8 4 (8.51%) SEO
9 2 (4.26%) TDD
10 1 (2.13%) Agile Software Development
10 1 (2.13%) Service Management
10 1 (2.13%) Unit Testing
10 1 (2.13%) Continuous Integration
10 1 (2.13%) System Testing
10 1 (2.13%) Dependency Injection
10 1 (2.13%) BDD
10 1 (2.13%) Continuous Improvement
10 1 (2.13%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 47 (100.00%) PHP
2 36 (76.60%) JavaScript
3 5 (10.64%) PHP5
4 1 (2.13%) C#
4 1 (2.13%) SQL
4 1 (2.13%) VB
4 1 (2.13%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (2.13%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (8.51%) Adobe
1 4 (8.51%) Zend
2 3 (6.38%) Google
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