The table below looks at the statistics for PHP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 80 47 41
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -6
Permanent jobs citing PHP 61 106 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.54% 4.67% 5.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.78% 11.23% 12.30%
Number of salaries quoted 53 96 97
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £66,250 £46,450
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
PHP
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Programming Languages Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
784 944 829
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 32.71% 41.62% 43.43%
Number of salaries quoted 644 775 742
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing PHP across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

PHP Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

PHP
Salary Trend in Reading

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

PHP Salary Trend in Reading

PHP
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PHP across the Reading region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

PHP Salary Histogram in Reading

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 77 (68.14%) HTML
2 63 (55.75%) JavaScript
3 53 (46.90%) MySQL
4 48 (42.48%) Linux
5 47 (41.59%) CSS
6 41 (36.28%) Java
7 34 (30.09%) SQL
7 34 (30.09%) Agile Software Development
8 33 (29.20%) Ruby
8 33 (29.20%) HTML5
9 31 (27.43%) Apache
10 29 (25.66%) jQuery
11 27 (23.89%) Subversion
12 26 (23.01%) Python
13 23 (20.35%) Red Hat
13 23 (20.35%) Ajax
13 23 (20.35%) PowerShell
14 22 (19.47%) Jenkins
15 21 (18.58%) Bash Shell
16 20 (17.70%) Windows
17 19 (16.81%) LAMP
17 19 (16.81%) CSS3
18 18 (15.93%) Banking
18 18 (15.93%) Maven
18 18 (15.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 18 (15.93%) Telecoms
18 18 (15.93%) Finance
18 18 (15.93%) JSP
18 18 (15.93%) IIS
18 18 (15.93%) XML

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 31 (27.43%) Apache
2 18 (15.93%) IIS
3 15 (13.27%) WebLogic
4 11 (9.73%) WebSphere
5 9 (7.96%) Drupal
6 8 (7.08%) Joomla!
6 8 (7.08%) JBoss
7 7 (6.19%) CMS
8 6 (5.31%) WordPress
8 6 (5.31%) Tomcat
9 3 (2.65%) IBM HTTP Server
10 2 (1.77%) Node.js
10 2 (1.77%) ExpressionEngine
11 1 (0.88%) Movable Type
11 1 (0.88%) OpenStack
Applications
1 6 (5.31%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.54%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.77%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (1.77%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Magento
1 1 (0.88%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.08%) SaaS
2 3 (2.65%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.88%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 15 (13.27%) HTTP
1 15 (13.27%) Firewall
2 14 (12.39%) DNS
3 7 (6.19%) TCP/IP
4 6 (5.31%) FTP
5 5 (4.42%) SSL
6 4 (3.54%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (3.54%) SAN
6 4 (3.54%) Internet
6 4 (3.54%) NetScreen
7 3 (2.65%) ICMP
7 3 (2.65%) LAN
7 3 (2.65%) WAN
8 2 (1.77%) HSRP
8 2 (1.77%) IPv4
8 2 (1.77%) IPv6
8 2 (1.77%) LDAP
8 2 (1.77%) VRRP
8 2 (1.77%) OSPF
8 2 (1.77%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (46.90%) MySQL
2 8 (7.08%) SQL Server
3 5 (4.42%) SQLite
4 4 (3.54%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (3.54%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (2.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (2.65%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.77%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.77%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.88%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (0.88%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 27 (23.89%) Subversion
2 22 (19.47%) Jenkins
3 18 (15.93%) Maven
4 16 (14.16%) Git (software)
5 13 (11.50%) Oracle Forms
6 8 (7.08%) Hudson
7 7 (6.19%) Ant
8 3 (2.65%) Dreamweaver
8 3 (2.65%) Xcode
8 3 (2.65%) PHPUnit
9 2 (1.77%) Selenium
9 2 (1.77%) JIRA
9 2 (1.77%) JUnit
10 1 (0.88%) QuickTest Pro
10 1 (0.88%) Mercurial
10 1 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.88%) eggPlant
10 1 (0.88%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.88%) WebDriver
General
1 18 (15.93%) Banking
1 18 (15.93%) Telecoms
1 18 (15.93%) Finance
2 5 (4.42%) Marketing
3 2 (1.77%) Publishing
4 1 (0.88%) Advertising
4 1 (0.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 42 (37.17%) Developer
2 19 (16.81%) Web Developer
2 19 (16.81%) PHP Developer
3 10 (8.85%) Applications Support
3 10 (8.85%) Administrator
4 9 (7.96%) Systems Administrator
5 6 (5.31%) DevOps Engineer
5 6 (5.31%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 6 (5.31%) Linux Administrator
5 6 (5.31%) Senior PHP Developer
5 6 (5.31%) Architect
5 6 (5.31%) Senior Developer
6 5 (4.42%) Security Consultant
6 5 (4.42%) Tester
6 5 (4.42%) Consultant
6 5 (4.42%) PHP Web Developer
6 5 (4.42%) Applications Architect
6 5 (4.42%) Senior Tester
6 5 (4.42%) Front-End Developer
6 5 (4.42%) Front-End Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (68.14%) HTML
2 47 (41.59%) CSS
3 33 (29.20%) HTML5
4 29 (25.66%) jQuery
5 23 (20.35%) Ajax
6 19 (16.81%) LAMP
6 19 (16.81%) CSS3
7 18 (15.93%) JSP
7 18 (15.93%) XML
8 14 (12.39%) J2EE
9 13 (11.50%) .NET
10 12 (10.62%) REST
10 12 (10.62%) Web Services
11 10 (8.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 10 (8.85%) JSON
12 9 (7.96%) XHTML
13 7 (6.19%) Sass
14 6 (5.31%) Laravel
15 5 (4.42%) Yii
16 4 (3.54%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.96%) Open Source
1 9 (7.96%) User Experience
2 7 (6.19%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (5.31%) Blackberry
4 5 (4.42%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.65%) Social Media
6 2 (1.77%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.77%) Visualisation
6 2 (1.77%) Graphic Design
6 2 (1.77%) W3C
7 1 (0.88%) Animation
7 1 (0.88%) Video Editing
7 1 (0.88%) Motion Graphics
7 1 (0.88%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 48 (42.48%) Linux
2 20 (17.70%) Windows
3 18 (15.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 17 (15.04%) UNIX
5 12 (10.62%) CentOS
5 12 (10.62%) Ubuntu
6 6 (5.31%) Android
7 5 (4.42%) Apple iOS
8 4 (3.54%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (3.54%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (2.65%) Debian
10 2 (1.77%) OpenBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (30.09%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (15.04%) ITIL
3 15 (13.27%) Web Development
4 14 (12.39%) OOP
5 13 (11.50%) DevOps
6 12 (10.62%) MVC
6 12 (10.62%) Scrum
7 9 (7.96%) OO
8 7 (6.19%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (6.19%) Mentoring
9 6 (5.31%) Load Balancing
9 6 (5.31%) Software Engineering
9 6 (5.31%) Configuration Management
10 5 (4.42%) Change Management
10 5 (4.42%) SEO
10 5 (4.42%) PRINCE2
10 5 (4.42%) Information Security
10 5 (4.42%) OWASP
10 5 (4.42%) Integration Testing
10 5 (4.42%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 63 (55.75%) JavaScript
2 41 (36.28%) Java
3 34 (30.09%) SQL
4 33 (29.20%) Ruby
5 26 (23.01%) Python
6 23 (20.35%) PowerShell
7 21 (18.58%) Bash Shell
8 17 (15.04%) C#
9 11 (9.73%) Perl
10 10 (8.85%) C
11 7 (6.19%) C++
12 6 (5.31%) PHP5
12 6 (5.31%) Delphi
12 6 (5.31%) VBA
12 6 (5.31%) Pascal
12 6 (5.31%) Shell Script
13 5 (4.42%) Tcl
14 4 (3.54%) VB.NET
15 3 (2.65%) VBScript
15 3 (2.65%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (11.50%) SC Cleared
1 13 (11.50%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.54%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (1.77%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.54%) SLA
2 1 (0.88%) QA
System Software
1 5 (4.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.54%) Hyper-V
3 3 (2.65%) VMware ESX
4 2 (1.77%) KVM
5 1 (0.88%) Xen
5 1 (0.88%) QEMU
5 1 (0.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (9.73%) Puppet
1 11 (9.73%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (8.85%) Nagios
3 5 (4.42%) ZABBIX
3 5 (4.42%) Zenoss
4 1 (0.88%) cPanel
4 1 (0.88%) Plesk
Vendors
1 23 (20.35%) Red Hat
2 13 (11.50%) Business Objects
2 13 (11.50%) Oracle
3 9 (7.96%) Cisco
3 9 (7.96%) Microsoft
4 8 (7.08%) VMware
4 8 (7.08%) HP
5 6 (5.31%) IBM
5 6 (5.31%) Juniper
6 5 (4.42%) Google
6 5 (4.42%) Imperva
6 5 (4.42%) F5
7 4 (3.54%) Zend
7 4 (3.54%) Adobe
8 2 (1.77%) Foundry
8 2 (1.77%) Twitter
8 2 (1.77%) Apple
8 2 (1.77%) Dell
9 1 (0.88%) SendGrid
9 1 (0.88%) Facebook
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Salary: £50k per year + benefits
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