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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 38 53 51
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -2
Permanent jobs citing PHP 127 98 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 5.73% 4.13% 4.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.33% 11.34% 11.89%
Number of salaries quoted 97 85 87
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £29,400
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £56,000
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
886 864 816
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 39.98% 36.41% 35.74%
Number of salaries quoted 722 719 726
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 £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 31 July 2015.

PHP Salary Histogram in Reading

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 163 (64.17%) MySQL
2 129 (50.79%) JavaScript
3 117 (46.06%) HTML
4 109 (42.91%) Python
5 102 (40.16%) CSS
6 97 (38.19%) jQuery
7 85 (33.46%) Linux
8 82 (32.28%) Git (software)
9 75 (29.53%) Apache
10 74 (29.13%) Java
11 68 (26.77%) Ruby
12 66 (25.98%) MVC
13 62 (24.41%) OOP
14 61 (24.02%) SQL
15 57 (22.44%) AngularJS
16 54 (21.26%) Symfony
17 53 (20.87%) Agile Software Development
17 53 (20.87%) C#
18 52 (20.47%) .NET
19 51 (20.08%) HTML5
20 50 (19.69%) CSS3
20 50 (19.69%) Software Engineering
21 45 (17.72%) OO
22 43 (16.93%) REST
23 41 (16.14%) LAMP
23 41 (16.14%) Perl
24 38 (14.96%) Web Development
25 36 (14.17%) JSON
25 36 (14.17%) XML
25 36 (14.17%) Twitter Bootstrap

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 75 (29.53%) Apache
2 29 (11.42%) IIS
3 20 (7.87%) WebLogic
4 19 (7.48%) WebSphere
4 19 (7.48%) JBoss
5 15 (5.91%) CMS
6 13 (5.12%) SharePoint
7 9 (3.54%) Tomcat
7 9 (3.54%) Drupal
8 4 (1.57%) nginx
8 4 (1.57%) Node.js
9 3 (1.18%) Apache Spark
10 2 (0.79%) Eucalyptus
10 2 (0.79%) Joomla!
11 1 (0.39%) WordPress
Applications
1 28 (11.02%) MS Excel
2 12 (4.72%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 32 (12.60%) SaaS
2 28 (11.02%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (6.30%) Google Cloud Platform
3 16 (6.30%) Google App Engine
4 7 (2.76%) PaaS
4 7 (2.76%) Taleo
4 7 (2.76%) Responsys
5 6 (2.36%) IaaS
6 4 (1.57%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (1.57%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.79%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.39%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 19 (7.48%) Firewall
2 14 (5.51%) TCP/IP
2 14 (5.51%) SAN
3 12 (4.72%) Cisco ASA
4 11 (4.33%) NetScreen
5 10 (3.94%) DNS
6 6 (2.36%) SSH
6 6 (2.36%) DHCP
7 4 (1.57%) Internet
8 3 (1.18%) SSL
9 2 (0.79%) FTP
9 2 (0.79%) VoIP
10 1 (0.39%) Broadband
10 1 (0.39%) HTTP
10 1 (0.39%) MPLS
10 1 (0.39%) SS7
10 1 (0.39%) Wireshark
10 1 (0.39%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (0.39%) HTTPS
10 1 (0.39%) H.323
Database & Business Intelligence
1 163 (64.17%) MySQL
2 35 (13.78%) SQL Server
3 21 (8.27%) Relational Database
4 15 (5.91%) MongoDB
4 15 (5.91%) NoSQL
4 15 (5.91%) PostgreSQL
5 10 (3.94%) Hadoop
6 8 (3.15%) Oracle Database
7 7 (2.76%) RDBMS
7 7 (2.76%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (1.57%) Data Mining
9 3 (1.18%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.39%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 82 (32.28%) Git (software)
2 31 (12.20%) PHPUnit
3 25 (9.84%) Selenium
4 22 (8.66%) JIRA
5 19 (7.48%) Ant
5 19 (7.48%) JUnit
6 15 (5.91%) Subversion
7 12 (4.72%) Jenkins
8 4 (1.57%) TeamCity
9 3 (1.18%) FogBugz
10 2 (0.79%) WebDriver
11 1 (0.39%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (0.39%) Cucumber
11 1 (0.39%) SoapUI
11 1 (0.39%) SpecFlow
11 1 (0.39%) Behat
11 1 (0.39%) Fiddler
11 1 (0.39%) Visual Studio
11 1 (0.39%) Oracle Forms
11 1 (0.39%) HP UFT
General
1 14 (5.51%) Finance
2 13 (5.12%) Aerospace
3 12 (4.72%) Telecoms
3 12 (4.72%) Legal
3 12 (4.72%) Manufacturing
3 12 (4.72%) Marketing
4 9 (3.54%) Banking
5 4 (1.57%) Retail
6 3 (1.18%) Advertising
7 2 (0.79%) Games
7 2 (0.79%) French Language
7 2 (0.79%) German Language
8 1 (0.39%) Billing
8 1 (0.39%) Electronics
8 1 (0.39%) Law
Job Titles
1 148 (58.27%) Developer
2 84 (33.07%) PHP Developer
3 60 (23.62%) Senior Developer
4 44 (17.32%) Software Engineer
5 43 (16.93%) Senior PHP Developer
6 29 (11.42%) Web Developer
7 22 (8.66%) Administrator
8 21 (8.27%) PHP Web Developer
9 20 (7.87%) Java Developer
10 19 (7.48%) Senior PHP Web Developer
10 19 (7.48%) Java Software Engineer
10 19 (7.48%) Senior Web Developer
11 18 (7.09%) Software Developer
12 16 (6.30%) Pre Sales Engineer
13 15 (5.91%) PHP MySQL Developer
14 14 (5.51%) Systems Administrator
15 13 (5.12%) Junior
16 12 (4.72%) Graduate
16 12 (4.72%) Lead Developer
17 11 (4.33%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 117 (46.06%) HTML
2 102 (40.16%) CSS
3 97 (38.19%) jQuery
4 57 (22.44%) AngularJS
5 54 (21.26%) Symfony
6 52 (20.47%) .NET
7 51 (20.08%) HTML5
8 50 (19.69%) CSS3
9 43 (16.93%) REST
10 41 (16.14%) LAMP
11 36 (14.17%) XML
11 36 (14.17%) JSON
11 36 (14.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 33 (12.99%) Web Services
13 24 (9.45%) Backbone.js
14 21 (8.27%) ASP.NET
15 20 (7.87%) .NET Framework
16 19 (7.48%) CodeIgniter
16 19 (7.48%) PhoneGap
16 19 (7.48%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 34 (13.39%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (11.02%) Computer Science
3 19 (7.48%) User Experience
4 16 (6.30%) Mobile App
5 12 (4.72%) Statistics
6 7 (2.76%) Replication
7 6 (2.36%) Social Media
8 5 (1.97%) Data Centre
9 4 (1.57%) Mathematics
9 4 (1.57%) Smartphone
9 4 (1.57%) W3C
10 3 (1.18%) Physics
11 2 (0.79%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.79%) Graphic Design
11 2 (0.79%) Enterprise Cloud
12 1 (0.39%) Private Cloud
12 1 (0.39%) Client/Server
12 1 (0.39%) EPoS
12 1 (0.39%) Data Integration
12 1 (0.39%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 85 (33.46%) Linux
2 31 (12.20%) Windows
3 23 (9.06%) CentOS
4 19 (7.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (3.94%) Mac OS X
6 8 (3.15%) Oracle Linux
7 5 (1.97%) UNIX
8 4 (1.57%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.79%) Android
9 2 (0.79%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.39%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (25.98%) MVC
2 62 (24.41%) OOP
3 53 (20.87%) Agile Software Development
4 50 (19.69%) Software Engineering
5 45 (17.72%) OO
6 38 (14.96%) Web Development
7 27 (10.63%) Open Source
8 24 (9.45%) E-Commerce
9 20 (7.87%) Mobile Development
10 19 (7.48%) System Testing
10 19 (7.48%) SOA
11 18 (7.09%) TDD
12 17 (6.69%) Analytics
13 15 (5.91%) DevOps
13 15 (5.91%) Unit Testing
13 15 (5.91%) BDD
13 15 (5.91%) Automated Testing
13 15 (5.91%) Code Coverage
13 15 (5.91%) Identity Management
14 12 (4.72%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 129 (50.79%) JavaScript
2 109 (42.91%) Python
3 74 (29.13%) Java
4 68 (26.77%) Ruby
5 61 (24.02%) SQL
6 53 (20.87%) C#
7 41 (16.14%) Perl
8 34 (13.39%) C
9 30 (11.81%) C++
10 16 (6.30%) Bash Shell
11 15 (5.91%) Objective-C
11 15 (5.91%) VB.NET
12 14 (5.51%) VB
13 11 (4.33%) Shell Script
14 6 (2.36%) T-SQL
15 4 (1.57%) AWK
15 4 (1.57%) PHP5
16 3 (1.18%) PowerShell
17 1 (0.39%) VBA
17 1 (0.39%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (12.20%) Degree
2 7 (2.76%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (0.79%) SC Cleared
3 2 (0.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.97%) QA
2 2 (0.79%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (8.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (4.33%) Hyper-V
3 7 (2.76%) VMware ESX
3 7 (2.76%) VirtualBox
4 3 (1.18%) Samba
4 3 (1.18%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.79%) GlusterFS
5 2 (0.79%) vSphere
5 2 (0.79%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 25 (9.84%) Puppet
2 18 (7.09%) Nagios
3 14 (5.51%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (5.12%) Graphite
5 11 (4.33%) Cacti
6 9 (3.54%) ZABBIX
7 8 (3.15%) Ganglia
8 7 (2.76%) Vagrant
9 6 (2.36%) collectd
9 6 (2.36%) logstash
9 6 (2.36%) Salt
10 5 (1.97%) Ansible
11 3 (1.18%) Zenoss
12 2 (0.79%) OpenView
12 2 (0.79%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 2 (0.79%) HAProxy
13 1 (0.39%) yum
13 1 (0.39%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 26 (10.24%) Microsoft
1 26 (10.24%) Red Hat
2 23 (9.06%) VMware
3 20 (7.87%) Cisco
4 19 (7.48%) Zend
5 17 (6.69%) Google
5 17 (6.69%) Oracle
6 13 (5.12%) HP
7 11 (4.33%) Juniper
8 7 (2.76%) Sun
8 7 (2.76%) Eloqua
9 6 (2.36%) Salesforce.com
9 6 (2.36%) Adobe
9 6 (2.36%) F5
10 4 (1.57%) IBM
11 3 (1.18%) Rackspace
12 2 (0.79%) BMC
12 2 (0.79%) Splunk
12 2 (0.79%) Apple
13 1 (0.39%) Wall Street Systems
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