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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 64 68 32
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -36
Permanent jobs citing PHP 78 68 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 3.13% 3.05% 6.84%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.67% 8.21% 13.51%
Number of salaries quoted 71 59 125
Average salary £37,500 £41,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.63% +10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £24,500 £29,400
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £60,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+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
807 828 999
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 32.36% 37.13% 50.58%
Number of salaries quoted 649 730 873
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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 18 September 2014.

PHP Salary Histogram in Reading

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 94 (62.25%) HTML
2 82 (54.30%) JavaScript
3 79 (52.32%) CSS
4 67 (44.37%) MySQL
5 58 (38.41%) jQuery
6 54 (35.76%) Java
7 52 (34.44%) HTML5
8 50 (33.11%) Linux
9 44 (29.14%) SQL
10 42 (27.81%) LAMP
11 40 (26.49%) C#
11 40 (26.49%) Python
12 39 (25.83%) Agile Software Development
13 37 (24.50%) CSS3
14 36 (23.84%) Drupal
15 33 (21.85%) Subversion
16 32 (21.19%) Ruby
17 31 (20.53%) Ajax
18 30 (19.87%) Git (software)
18 30 (19.87%) Microsoft
19 29 (19.21%) .NET
19 29 (19.21%) MVC
20 26 (17.22%) XML
21 25 (16.56%) Web Services
21 25 (16.56%) Windows
22 23 (15.23%) Continuous Integration
22 23 (15.23%) Web Development
22 23 (15.23%) Degree
23 21 (13.91%) JSON
23 21 (13.91%) Software Engineering

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 36 (23.84%) Drupal
2 20 (13.25%) Apache
3 19 (12.58%) CMS
4 14 (9.27%) WordPress
5 5 (3.31%) SharePoint
6 4 (2.65%) WebLogic
6 4 (2.65%) Node.js
7 3 (1.99%) IBM HTTP Server
7 3 (1.99%) WebSphere
8 2 (1.32%) nginx
8 2 (1.32%) Plone
8 2 (1.32%) IIS
9 1 (0.66%) ExpressionEngine
9 1 (0.66%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.66%) ColdFusion
9 1 (0.66%) Joomla!
9 1 (0.66%) Movable Type
Applications
1 18 (11.92%) Photoshop
2 15 (9.93%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.66%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 3 (1.99%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.32%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.66%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.30%) SaaS
2 4 (2.65%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.32%) GitHub
3 2 (1.32%) Google Apps
3 2 (1.32%) Office 365
3 2 (1.32%) Heroku
3 2 (1.32%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 15 (9.93%) DNS
2 14 (9.27%) HTTP
3 10 (6.62%) FTP
4 6 (3.97%) Firewall
5 4 (2.65%) SSL
5 4 (2.65%) Broadband
5 4 (2.65%) TCP/IP
6 3 (1.99%) WAN
6 3 (1.99%) LAN
6 3 (1.99%) ICMP
7 1 (0.66%) VoIP
7 1 (0.66%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.66%) Wireless
7 1 (0.66%) Telnet
7 1 (0.66%) Internet
7 1 (0.66%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (44.37%) MySQL
2 15 (9.93%) SQL Server
2 15 (9.93%) Relational Database
3 10 (6.62%) SQLite
4 8 (5.30%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (2.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.99%) Redis
6 3 (1.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (1.99%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.32%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.32%) Data Mining
7 2 (1.32%) Amazon Redshift
7 2 (1.32%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.66%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.66%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 33 (21.85%) Subversion
2 30 (19.87%) Git (software)
3 18 (11.92%) Jenkins
4 11 (7.28%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (6.62%) Dreamweaver
5 10 (6.62%) WebDriver
6 9 (5.96%) Selenium
7 6 (3.97%) Hudson
7 6 (3.97%) PHPUnit
8 5 (3.31%) Xcode
9 4 (2.65%) Maven
9 4 (2.65%) Oracle Forms
10 3 (1.99%) Cucumber
11 2 (1.32%) PhantomJS
11 2 (1.32%) Sinon.JS
11 2 (1.32%) Mercurial
12 1 (0.66%) Emacs
12 1 (0.66%) eggPlant
12 1 (0.66%) Visual Studio
12 1 (0.66%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 20 (13.25%) Marketing
2 16 (10.60%) Telecoms
3 15 (9.93%) Finance
4 14 (9.27%) Banking
5 4 (2.65%) Interactive Media
5 4 (2.65%) Publishing
6 3 (1.99%) Games
7 2 (1.32%) Retail
7 2 (1.32%) Advertising
7 2 (1.32%) Back Office
8 1 (0.66%) French Language
Job Titles
1 97 (64.24%) Developer
2 51 (33.77%) PHP Developer
3 50 (33.11%) Web Developer
4 21 (13.91%) Programmer
5 18 (11.92%) PHP Web Developer
6 16 (10.60%) PHP LAMP Developer
7 14 (9.27%) LAMP Developer
7 14 (9.27%) PHP Programmer
8 11 (7.28%) Web Programmer
9 10 (6.62%) PHP MySQL Developer
10 9 (5.96%) Administrator
10 9 (5.96%) Senior Developer
10 9 (5.96%) Systems Administrator
10 9 (5.96%) Front-End Developer
10 9 (5.96%) Senior Test Engineer
10 9 (5.96%) Test Engineer
11 8 (5.30%) Linux Administrator
11 8 (5.30%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 8 (5.30%) Software Engineer
11 8 (5.30%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (62.25%) HTML
2 79 (52.32%) CSS
3 58 (38.41%) jQuery
4 52 (34.44%) HTML5
5 42 (27.81%) LAMP
6 37 (24.50%) CSS3
7 31 (20.53%) Ajax
8 29 (19.21%) .NET
9 26 (17.22%) XML
10 25 (16.56%) Web Services
11 21 (13.91%) JSON
12 19 (12.58%) RESTful
13 17 (11.26%) XHTML
14 15 (9.93%) Sass
15 11 (7.28%) Symfony
16 10 (6.62%) .NET Framework
16 10 (6.62%) JSP
17 9 (5.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 8 (5.30%) ASP.NET
19 7 (4.64%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (11.26%) Open Source
2 12 (7.95%) Mobile App
3 11 (7.28%) Blackberry
4 10 (6.62%) Client/Server
5 9 (5.96%) Mobile Computing
5 9 (5.96%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (4.64%) iPhone
6 7 (4.64%) Computer Science
7 5 (3.31%) User Experience
8 4 (2.65%) Smartphone
9 3 (1.99%) Social Media
10 2 (1.32%) Digital Media
11 1 (0.66%) Motion Graphics
11 1 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.66%) Mobile Payment
11 1 (0.66%) Replication
11 1 (0.66%) W3C
11 1 (0.66%) E-Learning
11 1 (0.66%) Graphic Design
11 1 (0.66%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 50 (33.11%) Linux
2 25 (16.56%) Windows
3 17 (11.26%) Android
4 15 (9.93%) Apple iOS
5 13 (8.61%) UNIX
6 11 (7.28%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (7.28%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (7.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (6.62%) Debian
8 4 (2.65%) Ubuntu
9 2 (1.32%) CentOS
9 2 (1.32%) Mac OS X
9 2 (1.32%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (25.83%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (19.21%) MVC
3 23 (15.23%) Continuous Integration
3 23 (15.23%) Web Development
4 21 (13.91%) Software Engineering
4 21 (13.91%) OO
5 16 (10.60%) SEO
6 14 (9.27%) Responsive Web Design
7 13 (8.61%) OOP
7 13 (8.61%) ITIL
8 12 (7.95%) iOS Development
9 11 (7.28%) Scrum
10 9 (5.96%) User Acceptance Testing
11 8 (5.30%) CRM
12 7 (4.64%) Project Management
12 7 (4.64%) Time Management
13 6 (3.97%) Unit Testing
13 6 (3.97%) TDD
13 6 (3.97%) Content Management
14 5 (3.31%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 82 (54.30%) JavaScript
2 54 (35.76%) Java
3 44 (29.14%) SQL
4 40 (26.49%) C#
4 40 (26.49%) Python
5 32 (21.19%) Ruby
6 15 (9.93%) Perl
6 15 (9.93%) PHP5
7 11 (7.28%) Objective-C
8 7 (4.64%) C++
8 7 (4.64%) VB
9 6 (3.97%) Bash Shell
10 5 (3.31%) VB.NET
10 5 (3.31%) C
10 5 (3.31%) Shell Script
11 4 (2.65%) PowerShell
12 3 (1.99%) Tcl
13 2 (1.32%) Delphi
14 1 (0.66%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.66%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 23 (15.23%) Degree
2 5 (3.31%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (3.31%) SC Cleared
2 5 (3.31%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.62%) QA
1 10 (6.62%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (4.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (3.97%) vSphere
3 3 (1.99%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.66%) Varnish
4 1 (0.66%) QEMU
4 1 (0.66%) KVM
4 1 (0.66%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (0.66%) Plesk
Vendors
1 30 (19.87%) Microsoft
2 13 (8.61%) Red Hat
3 11 (7.28%) VMware
4 10 (6.62%) Zend
5 9 (5.96%) HP
5 9 (5.96%) Google
6 5 (3.31%) Oracle
7 4 (2.65%) Apple
7 4 (2.65%) Business Objects
7 4 (2.65%) Sencha
8 3 (1.99%) Imperva
8 3 (1.99%) Akamai
8 3 (1.99%) F5
8 3 (1.99%) Facebook
8 3 (1.99%) Twitter
8 3 (1.99%) Cisco
8 3 (1.99%) Adobe
9 2 (1.32%) Genesys
9 2 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (1.32%) Cognos
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