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 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 80 45 81
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +36
Permanent jobs citing PHP 56 127 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.96% 5.18% 2.63%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.53% 15.12% 6.82%
Number of salaries quoted 53 119 60
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £35,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £85,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
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
857 840 939
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 45.25% 34.24% 38.59%
Number of salaries quoted 783 718 821
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 £33,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%

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 April 2016.

PHP Salary Histogram in Reading

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 92 (71.88%) HTML
2 90 (70.31%) JavaScript
3 82 (64.06%) CSS
4 69 (53.91%) MySQL
5 58 (45.31%) Linux
6 52 (40.63%) Git (software)
7 49 (38.28%) jQuery
8 44 (34.38%) SQL
9 43 (33.59%) HTML5
10 41 (32.03%) LAMP
11 39 (30.47%) Agile Software Development
12 38 (29.69%) Java
13 37 (28.91%) Ruby
14 35 (27.34%) XML
14 35 (27.34%) Python
15 34 (26.56%) Apache
15 34 (26.56%) MVC
16 31 (24.22%) OOP
17 30 (23.44%) CSS3
18 28 (21.88%) .NET
19 26 (20.31%) Web Services
19 26 (20.31%) Subversion
20 23 (17.97%) Ajax
20 23 (17.97%) Bash Shell
20 23 (17.97%) SQL Server
21 21 (16.41%) C#
21 21 (16.41%) REST
21 21 (16.41%) Analytics
22 20 (15.63%) SOAP
22 20 (15.63%) Business Intelligence

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 34 (26.56%) Apache
2 15 (11.72%) Drupal
3 10 (7.81%) BizTalk Server
3 10 (7.81%) SharePoint
3 10 (7.81%) SharePoint 2010
4 9 (7.03%) Apache Spark
5 8 (6.25%) nginx
6 7 (5.47%) CMS
7 5 (3.91%) OpenStack
8 4 (3.13%) CloudStack
8 4 (3.13%) Eucalyptus
8 4 (3.13%) WordPress
9 2 (1.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 2 (1.56%) IIS
9 2 (1.56%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.78%) Confluence
10 1 (0.78%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (1.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 2 (1.56%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.78%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.78%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (3.91%) Magento
2 2 (1.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (10.94%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (9.38%) SaaS
3 4 (3.13%) PaaS
4 1 (0.78%) Force.com
4 1 (0.78%) GitHub
4 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.81%) DNS
2 9 (7.03%) DHCP
2 9 (7.03%) SSL
3 7 (5.47%) BGP
3 7 (5.47%) IPsec
4 5 (3.91%) HTTP
5 4 (3.13%) Internet
6 2 (1.56%) LDAP
7 1 (0.78%) DVB
7 1 (0.78%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.78%) Intranet
7 1 (0.78%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (53.91%) MySQL
2 23 (17.97%) SQL Server
3 13 (10.16%) DTS
4 10 (7.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (7.03%) Apache Cassandra
5 9 (7.03%) Hadoop
5 9 (7.03%) SQLite
6 6 (4.69%) Big Data
6 6 (4.69%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (3.91%) Data Mining
8 4 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (3.13%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.78%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 52 (40.63%) Git (software)
2 26 (20.31%) Subversion
3 14 (10.94%) JIRA
4 10 (7.81%) Jenkins
5 6 (4.69%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (3.91%) FogBugz
7 4 (3.13%) Hudson
7 4 (3.13%) PHPUnit
7 4 (3.13%) Trac
8 3 (2.34%) Visual Studio
9 2 (1.56%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.78%) Ant
10 1 (0.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.78%) Bugzilla
10 1 (0.78%) Capybara
10 1 (0.78%) Maven
10 1 (0.78%) RSpec
10 1 (0.78%) Selenium
10 1 (0.78%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.78%) WebDriver
General
1 11 (8.59%) Finance
2 6 (4.69%) Legal
3 5 (3.91%) Banking
4 4 (3.13%) Marketing
5 3 (2.34%) Electronics
6 2 (1.56%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.56%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.78%) Games
7 1 (0.78%) Law
7 1 (0.78%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 89 (69.53%) Developer
2 51 (39.84%) PHP Developer
3 30 (23.44%) HTML Developer
4 29 (22.66%) HTML CSS Developer
5 22 (17.19%) Senior Developer
6 19 (14.84%) Senior PHP Developer
7 18 (14.06%) SQL Developer
8 17 (13.28%) Software Developer
9 15 (11.72%) Ruby Developer
10 14 (10.94%) Python Developer
11 12 (9.38%) JavaScript Developer
12 10 (7.81%) Architect
12 10 (7.81%) Senior Ruby Developer
12 10 (7.81%) Senior SQL Developer
13 9 (7.03%) Technical Architect
14 8 (6.25%) IT Architect
14 8 (6.25%) Linux Developer
15 7 (5.47%) Network Engineer
15 7 (5.47%) Network Manager
15 7 (5.47%) PHP MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (71.88%) HTML
2 82 (64.06%) CSS
3 49 (38.28%) jQuery
4 43 (33.59%) HTML5
5 41 (32.03%) LAMP
6 35 (27.34%) XML
7 30 (23.44%) CSS3
8 28 (21.88%) .NET
9 26 (20.31%) Web Services
10 23 (17.97%) Ajax
11 21 (16.41%) REST
12 20 (15.63%) SOAP
13 18 (14.06%) JSON
14 16 (12.50%) Symfony
15 13 (10.16%) Laravel
16 11 (8.59%) AngularJS
17 10 (7.81%) EDI
17 10 (7.81%) Ruby on Rails
18 9 (7.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 8 (6.25%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.69%) Computer Science
3 5 (3.91%) Mobile App
4 4 (3.13%) iPad
5 3 (2.34%) User Experience
6 2 (1.56%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.56%) Social Media
7 1 (0.78%) Chemistry
7 1 (0.78%) Device Driver
7 1 (0.78%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.78%) Graphic Design
7 1 (0.78%) MPEG
7 1 (0.78%) Physics
7 1 (0.78%) STB
7 1 (0.78%) W3C
7 1 (0.78%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 58 (45.31%) Linux
2 16 (12.50%) Windows
3 8 (6.25%) Android
3 8 (6.25%) Debian
4 7 (5.47%) CentOS
4 7 (5.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (3.91%) Windows Mobile
6 4 (3.13%) Unix
7 2 (1.56%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.78%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.78%) Solaris
8 1 (0.78%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (30.47%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (26.56%) MVC
3 31 (24.22%) OOP
4 21 (16.41%) Analytics
5 20 (15.63%) Business Intelligence
6 18 (14.06%) Software Engineering
7 17 (13.28%) SDLC
7 17 (13.28%) Web Development
8 15 (11.72%) TDD
9 14 (10.94%) ERP
10 13 (10.16%) High Availability
11 12 (9.38%) OO
12 11 (8.59%) CRM
12 11 (8.59%) SOA
13 10 (7.81%) EAI
13 10 (7.81%) Software Architecture
14 8 (6.25%) Front End Development
15 7 (5.47%) OO PHP
15 7 (5.47%) Responsive Web Design
16 6 (4.69%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 90 (70.31%) JavaScript
2 44 (34.38%) SQL
3 38 (29.69%) Java
4 37 (28.91%) Ruby
5 35 (27.34%) Python
6 23 (17.97%) Bash Shell
7 21 (16.41%) C#
8 15 (11.72%) C
8 15 (11.72%) C++
9 14 (10.94%) VB
10 13 (10.16%) Perl
11 10 (7.81%) XPath
12 8 (6.25%) PHP 5
13 6 (4.69%) VB.NET
14 3 (2.34%) Shell Script
15 2 (1.56%) Apple Swift
15 2 (1.56%) Objective-C
16 1 (0.78%) Apex Code
16 1 (0.78%) CoffeeScript
16 1 (0.78%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 6 (4.69%) Degree
2 1 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (0.78%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.78%) PCI DSS
1 1 (0.78%) QA
1 1 (0.78%) SDET
System Software
1 4 (3.13%) GlusterFS
1 4 (3.13%) Varnish
2 2 (1.56%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.56%) Docker
2 2 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.78%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.78%) qmail
3 1 (0.78%) Squid
Systems Management
1 11 (8.59%) Nagios
2 7 (5.47%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (5.47%) ZABBIX
3 4 (3.13%) Cacti
3 4 (3.13%) Ganglia
3 4 (3.13%) OpenView
3 4 (3.13%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 4 (3.13%) Puppet
4 3 (2.34%) Ansible
4 3 (2.34%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.78%) logstash
Vendors
1 19 (14.84%) Zend
2 7 (5.47%) Cisco
2 7 (5.47%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.13%) Adobe
3 4 (3.13%) BMC
3 4 (3.13%) Google
3 4 (3.13%) ServiceNow
3 4 (3.13%) Splunk
3 4 (3.13%) VMware
4 2 (1.56%) Atlassian
4 2 (1.56%) SAP
5 1 (0.78%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.78%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.78%) Twitter
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