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

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 43 81 47
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -34
Permanent jobs citing PHP 124 67 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 5.01% 2.78% 5.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.69% 7.17% 12.95%
Number of salaries quoted 117 63 96
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,600 £32,400 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £60,000 £53,750
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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
844 934 834
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 34.11% 38.79% 38.83%
Number of salaries quoted 725 812 721
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 27 April 2015.

PHP Salary Histogram in Reading

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 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.

1 114 (63.69%) MySQL
2 95 (53.07%) HTML
3 85 (47.49%) JavaScript
4 68 (37.99%) CSS
5 66 (36.87%) Apache
6 65 (36.31%) Linux
7 63 (35.20%) Python
8 57 (31.84%) jQuery
9 56 (31.28%) Ruby
9 56 (31.28%) HTML5
10 52 (29.05%) Git (software)
11 50 (27.93%) CSS3
12 49 (27.37%) Java
13 48 (26.82%) OOP
14 40 (22.35%) Agile Software Development
15 36 (20.11%) OO
16 34 (18.99%) SQL
16 34 (18.99%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 32 (17.88%) .NET
18 31 (17.32%) Red Hat
18 31 (17.32%) LAMP
19 29 (16.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 28 (15.64%) Web Development
21 27 (15.08%) Web Services
21 27 (15.08%) IIS
21 27 (15.08%) Software Engineering
21 27 (15.08%) Symfony
21 27 (15.08%) REST
22 24 (13.41%) Subversion
23 23 (12.85%) MVC

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 66 (36.87%) Apache
2 27 (15.08%) IIS
3 18 (10.06%) WebLogic
4 17 (9.50%) JBoss
4 17 (9.50%) WebSphere
5 10 (5.59%) SharePoint
6 7 (3.91%) Joomla!
7 5 (2.79%) Tomcat
8 4 (2.23%) CMS
9 3 (1.68%) Drupal
9 3 (1.68%) WordPress
10 2 (1.12%) nginx
10 2 (1.12%) Eucalyptus
11 1 (0.56%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.56%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 15 (8.38%) MS Excel
2 9 (5.03%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.56%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.56%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 19 (10.61%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (10.06%) SaaS
3 12 (6.70%) Google App Engine
3 12 (6.70%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (1.68%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (1.68%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (1.12%) Google Analytics
5 2 (1.12%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (9.50%) Firewall
2 14 (7.82%) Cisco ASA
3 13 (7.26%) NetScreen
3 13 (7.26%) SAN
4 6 (3.35%) Internet
4 6 (3.35%) DNS
5 5 (2.79%) HTTP
5 5 (2.79%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.12%) LDAP
6 2 (1.12%) IPv4
6 2 (1.12%) IPv6
6 2 (1.12%) FTP
6 2 (1.12%) OSPF
6 2 (1.12%) BGP
6 2 (1.12%) VRRP
6 2 (1.12%) IPsec
6 2 (1.12%) HSRP
7 1 (0.56%) IOS XR
7 1 (0.56%) NX-OS
7 1 (0.56%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 114 (63.69%) MySQL
2 17 (9.50%) SQL Server
3 11 (6.15%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.68%) MongoDB
4 3 (1.68%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.56%) Big Data
5 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.56%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 52 (29.05%) Git (software)
2 24 (13.41%) Subversion
3 18 (10.06%) Ant
4 17 (9.50%) Selenium
5 14 (7.82%) JIRA
6 13 (7.26%) JUnit
7 12 (6.70%) Jenkins
7 12 (6.70%) PHPUnit
8 9 (5.03%) Maven
9 5 (2.79%) Oracle Forms
9 5 (2.79%) Hudson
10 3 (1.68%) TeamCity
11 1 (0.56%) Dreamweaver
11 1 (0.56%) QuickTest Pro
11 1 (0.56%) SoapUI
11 1 (0.56%) Behat
11 1 (0.56%) FogBugz
11 1 (0.56%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (0.56%) WebDriver
General
1 9 (5.03%) Aerospace
1 9 (5.03%) Marketing
2 4 (2.23%) Finance
3 3 (1.68%) Banking
3 3 (1.68%) Retail
3 3 (1.68%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.12%) Advertising
4 2 (1.12%) French Language
4 2 (1.12%) German Language
5 1 (0.56%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 79 (44.13%) Developer
2 52 (29.05%) PHP Developer
3 28 (15.64%) Senior Developer
4 26 (14.53%) Software Engineer
5 25 (13.97%) Senior PHP Developer
6 16 (8.94%) Pre Sales Engineer
7 13 (7.26%) Java Software Engineer
7 13 (7.26%) Java Developer
7 13 (7.26%) Web Developer
8 11 (6.15%) Administrator
8 11 (6.15%) DevOps Engineer
9 10 (5.59%) Systems Administrator
10 9 (5.03%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 8 (4.47%) Full Stack Developer
11 8 (4.47%) Lead Developer
12 7 (3.91%) Senior Tester
12 7 (3.91%) Tester
12 7 (3.91%) Junior
12 7 (3.91%) Architect
12 7 (3.91%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (53.07%) HTML
2 68 (37.99%) CSS
3 57 (31.84%) jQuery
4 56 (31.28%) HTML5
5 50 (27.93%) CSS3
6 34 (18.99%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 32 (17.88%) .NET
8 31 (17.32%) LAMP
9 27 (15.08%) Web Services
9 27 (15.08%) REST
9 27 (15.08%) Symfony
10 23 (12.85%) AngularJS
11 22 (12.29%) XML
12 15 (8.38%) JSON
13 13 (7.26%) PhoneGap
14 11 (6.15%) Alternative PHP Cache
15 9 (5.03%) Ajax
16 8 (4.47%) Yii
17 6 (3.35%) Laravel
18 5 (2.79%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 23 (12.85%) Open Source
2 12 (6.70%) Mobile App
3 10 (5.59%) User Experience
4 4 (2.23%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.23%) W3C
5 2 (1.12%) Social Media
5 2 (1.12%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.12%) Visualisation
5 2 (1.12%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (0.56%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.56%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.56%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.56%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.56%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.56%) Graphic Design
6 1 (0.56%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.56%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 65 (36.31%) Linux
2 29 (16.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 21 (11.73%) Windows
4 20 (11.17%) CentOS
5 14 (7.82%) Ubuntu
6 4 (2.23%) UNIX
7 3 (1.68%) Debian
8 2 (1.12%) OpenBSD
9 1 (0.56%) Android
9 1 (0.56%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.56%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.56%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (26.82%) OOP
2 40 (22.35%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (20.11%) OO
4 28 (15.64%) Web Development
5 27 (15.08%) Software Engineering
6 23 (12.85%) MVC
7 22 (12.29%) DevOps
8 15 (8.38%) Identity Management
8 15 (8.38%) Load Balancing
9 14 (7.82%) Scrum
9 14 (7.82%) E-Commerce
10 13 (7.26%) SOA
10 13 (7.26%) Mobile Development
11 12 (6.70%) Mentoring
11 12 (6.70%) System Testing
12 11 (6.15%) Configuration Management
13 10 (5.59%) Code Coverage
13 10 (5.59%) Automated Testing
13 10 (5.59%) Analytics
14 9 (5.03%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 85 (47.49%) JavaScript
2 63 (35.20%) Python
3 56 (31.28%) Ruby
4 49 (27.37%) Java
5 34 (18.99%) SQL
6 20 (11.17%) Perl
6 20 (11.17%) Bash Shell
7 19 (10.61%) C#
8 17 (9.50%) PowerShell
9 12 (6.70%) VB
10 6 (3.35%) PHP5
10 6 (3.35%) C
11 4 (2.23%) Delphi
11 4 (2.23%) Pascal
11 4 (2.23%) VBA
12 2 (1.12%) C++
12 2 (1.12%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.56%) Scala
13 1 (0.56%) Clojure
13 1 (0.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (2.79%) Degree
1 5 (2.79%) SC Cleared
1 5 (2.79%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.23%) QA
2 2 (1.12%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (8.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (7.26%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.68%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.12%) GlusterFS
4 2 (1.12%) vSphere
4 2 (1.12%) Varnish
5 1 (0.56%) Xen
5 1 (0.56%) KVM
Systems Management
1 19 (10.61%) Puppet
1 19 (10.61%) Opscode Chef
2 18 (10.06%) Nagios
3 8 (4.47%) ZABBIX
3 8 (4.47%) Zenoss
4 5 (2.79%) Cacti
5 3 (1.68%) Ansible
6 2 (1.12%) Ganglia
6 2 (1.12%) OpenView
6 2 (1.12%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 1 (0.56%) Plesk
7 1 (0.56%) cPanel
Vendors
1 31 (17.32%) Red Hat
2 20 (11.17%) Microsoft
3 17 (9.50%) Cisco
4 15 (8.38%) HP
4 15 (8.38%) Juniper
4 15 (8.38%) VMware
5 14 (7.82%) Google
6 6 (3.35%) Adobe
6 6 (3.35%) F5
7 5 (2.79%) Oracle
8 4 (2.23%) Business Objects
8 4 (2.23%) IBM
8 4 (2.23%) Zend
9 3 (1.68%) Rackspace
10 2 (1.12%) Foundry
10 2 (1.12%) Splunk
10 2 (1.12%) BMC
10 2 (1.12%) Dell
11 1 (0.56%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.56%) Wall Street Systems
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