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 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 49 62 42
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -20
Permanent jobs citing PHP 115 82 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 4.62% 3.37% 5.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.50% 8.32% 12.80%
Number of salaries quoted 110 77 98
Average salary £48,750 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.70% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,900 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £60,000 £53,250
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
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
852 985 867
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 34.20% 40.44% 41.66%
Number of salaries quoted 742 846 754
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 1 April 2015.

PHP Salary Histogram in Reading

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 1 April 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.

1 101 (62.73%) MySQL
2 93 (57.76%) HTML
3 80 (49.69%) JavaScript
4 65 (40.37%) Linux
5 62 (38.51%) CSS
6 60 (37.27%) Apache
7 54 (33.54%) Python
8 52 (32.30%) Java
9 50 (31.06%) HTML5
10 48 (29.81%) Ruby
11 47 (29.19%) jQuery
12 43 (26.71%) CSS3
13 40 (24.84%) Git (software)
14 39 (24.22%) Agile Software Development
15 38 (23.60%) SQL
16 36 (22.36%) OOP
17 31 (19.25%) Red Hat
18 30 (18.63%) IIS
19 29 (18.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 27 (16.77%) LAMP
20 27 (16.77%) Subversion
21 26 (16.15%) .NET
21 26 (16.15%) OO
21 26 (16.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
22 23 (14.29%) Web Services
22 23 (14.29%) REST
23 22 (13.66%) Microsoft
23 22 (13.66%) MVC
23 22 (13.66%) DevOps
24 21 (13.04%) Web Development

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 60 (37.27%) Apache
2 30 (18.63%) IIS
3 20 (12.42%) WebLogic
4 17 (10.56%) JBoss
4 17 (10.56%) WebSphere
5 9 (5.59%) Joomla!
6 6 (3.73%) Tomcat
7 5 (3.11%) SharePoint
8 4 (2.48%) WordPress
9 3 (1.86%) CMS
9 3 (1.86%) Drupal
10 2 (1.24%) nginx
10 2 (1.24%) Eucalyptus
11 1 (0.62%) Node.js
11 1 (0.62%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.62%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 15 (9.32%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.48%) InfoPath
3 2 (1.24%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.62%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.62%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (1.24%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.62%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 13 (8.07%) Amazon AWS
1 13 (8.07%) SaaS
2 6 (3.73%) Google Cloud Platform
2 6 (3.73%) Google App Engine
3 3 (1.86%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.24%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.24%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.62%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (11.18%) Firewall
2 13 (8.07%) NetScreen
2 13 (8.07%) SAN
2 13 (8.07%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (4.35%) DNS
4 6 (3.73%) HTTP
5 5 (3.11%) TCP/IP
6 4 (2.48%) Internet
7 3 (1.86%) FTP
8 2 (1.24%) IPsec
8 2 (1.24%) OSPF
8 2 (1.24%) BGP
8 2 (1.24%) VRRP
8 2 (1.24%) LDAP
8 2 (1.24%) IPv4
8 2 (1.24%) IPv6
8 2 (1.24%) HSRP
9 1 (0.62%) SSL
9 1 (0.62%) DHCP
9 1 (0.62%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (62.73%) MySQL
2 18 (11.18%) SQL Server
3 6 (3.73%) Relational Database
4 4 (2.48%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (2.48%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (1.86%) NoSQL
5 3 (1.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.24%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.62%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.62%) Big Data
7 1 (0.62%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (0.62%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 40 (24.84%) Git (software)
2 27 (16.77%) Subversion
3 16 (9.94%) Ant
3 16 (9.94%) Jenkins
4 14 (8.70%) Selenium
5 13 (8.07%) Maven
6 11 (6.83%) JIRA
6 11 (6.83%) JUnit
7 9 (5.59%) Oracle Forms
8 7 (4.35%) PHPUnit
9 5 (3.11%) Hudson
10 3 (1.86%) TeamCity
11 1 (0.62%) Dreamweaver
11 1 (0.62%) QuickTest Pro
11 1 (0.62%) SoapUI
11 1 (0.62%) Behat
11 1 (0.62%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (5.59%) Marketing
2 6 (3.73%) Banking
2 6 (3.73%) Telecoms
2 6 (3.73%) Finance
3 4 (2.48%) Aerospace
4 3 (1.86%) Retail
5 2 (1.24%) French Language
5 2 (1.24%) German Language
6 1 (0.62%) Advertising
6 1 (0.62%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 66 (40.99%) Developer
2 41 (25.47%) PHP Developer
3 20 (12.42%) Senior Developer
4 18 (11.18%) Senior PHP Developer
5 17 (10.56%) Software Engineer
6 13 (8.07%) Java Developer
7 12 (7.45%) Pre Sales Engineer
8 11 (6.83%) DevOps Engineer
8 11 (6.83%) Java Software Engineer
8 11 (6.83%) Administrator
8 11 (6.83%) Web Developer
9 10 (6.21%) Systems Administrator
10 9 (5.59%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 7 (4.35%) Tester
11 7 (4.35%) Junior
11 7 (4.35%) Senior Tester
11 7 (4.35%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 7 (4.35%) Linux Administrator
12 6 (3.73%) Junior Developer
12 6 (3.73%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (57.76%) HTML
2 62 (38.51%) CSS
3 50 (31.06%) HTML5
4 47 (29.19%) jQuery
5 43 (26.71%) CSS3
6 27 (16.77%) LAMP
7 26 (16.15%) .NET
7 26 (16.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 23 (14.29%) REST
8 23 (14.29%) Web Services
9 20 (12.42%) XML
10 17 (10.56%) Symfony
11 16 (9.94%) AngularJS
12 15 (9.32%) Ajax
13 11 (6.83%) JSON
13 11 (6.83%) PhoneGap
14 9 (5.59%) J2EE
15 8 (4.97%) JSP
15 8 (4.97%) Yii
16 6 (3.73%) Alternative PHP Cache
Miscellaneous
1 21 (13.04%) Open Source
2 10 (6.21%) User Experience
3 6 (3.73%) Mobile App
4 5 (3.11%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.48%) W3C
6 2 (1.24%) Social Media
6 2 (1.24%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.24%) Visualisation
6 2 (1.24%) Enterprise Cloud
7 1 (0.62%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.62%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.62%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.62%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.62%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.62%) Graphic Design
7 1 (0.62%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.62%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 65 (40.37%) Linux
2 29 (18.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 20 (12.42%) CentOS
3 20 (12.42%) Windows
4 14 (8.70%) Ubuntu
5 8 (4.97%) UNIX
6 3 (1.86%) Debian
7 2 (1.24%) OpenBSD
8 1 (0.62%) Android
8 1 (0.62%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.62%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.62%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.62%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (24.22%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (22.36%) OOP
3 26 (16.15%) OO
4 22 (13.66%) MVC
4 22 (13.66%) DevOps
5 21 (13.04%) Web Development
6 18 (11.18%) Software Engineering
7 15 (9.32%) Load Balancing
8 13 (8.07%) Scrum
9 12 (7.45%) Identity Management
10 11 (6.83%) Mentoring
10 11 (6.83%) Mobile Development
10 11 (6.83%) SOA
10 11 (6.83%) Configuration Management
11 10 (6.21%) ITIL
12 8 (4.97%) E-Commerce
12 8 (4.97%) System Testing
12 8 (4.97%) User Acceptance Testing
13 7 (4.35%) Web Testing
13 7 (4.35%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 80 (49.69%) JavaScript
2 54 (33.54%) Python
3 52 (32.30%) Java
4 48 (29.81%) Ruby
5 38 (23.60%) SQL
6 21 (13.04%) PowerShell
6 21 (13.04%) Bash Shell
7 18 (11.18%) Perl
8 14 (8.70%) C#
9 8 (4.97%) VB
10 7 (4.35%) C
11 6 (3.73%) Delphi
11 6 (3.73%) Pascal
11 6 (3.73%) VBA
11 6 (3.73%) PHP5
12 4 (2.48%) VB.NET
13 3 (1.86%) VBScript
13 3 (1.86%) C++
14 2 (1.24%) T-SQL
14 2 (1.24%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (4.97%) SC Cleared
1 8 (4.97%) Security Cleared
2 3 (1.86%) Degree
3 2 (1.24%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.86%) QA
2 2 (1.24%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (9.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (8.07%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.86%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.24%) GlusterFS
4 2 (1.24%) vSphere
4 2 (1.24%) Varnish
5 1 (0.62%) Xen
5 1 (0.62%) KVM
Systems Management
1 19 (11.80%) Puppet
1 19 (11.80%) Opscode Chef
2 18 (11.18%) Nagios
3 8 (4.97%) ZABBIX
3 8 (4.97%) Zenoss
4 5 (3.11%) Cacti
5 3 (1.86%) Ansible
6 2 (1.24%) Ganglia
6 2 (1.24%) OpenView
6 2 (1.24%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 1 (0.62%) Plesk
7 1 (0.62%) cPanel
Vendors
1 31 (19.25%) Red Hat
2 22 (13.66%) Microsoft
3 16 (9.94%) Cisco
4 15 (9.32%) HP
4 15 (9.32%) VMware
4 15 (9.32%) Juniper
5 9 (5.59%) Oracle
6 8 (4.97%) Business Objects
6 8 (4.97%) Google
7 7 (4.35%) F5
8 6 (3.73%) IBM
8 6 (3.73%) Adobe
9 4 (2.48%) Zend
10 3 (1.86%) Rackspace
11 2 (1.24%) Splunk
11 2 (1.24%) BMC
11 2 (1.24%) Foundry
11 2 (1.24%) Dell
12 1 (0.62%) Akamai
12 1 (0.62%) Wall Street Systems
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