The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Reading region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 52 54 38
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -16
Permanent jobs citing PHP 98 95 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 4.12% 4.14% 5.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.33% 11.66% 10.68%
Number of salaries quoted 85 86 106
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,250 £31,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £48,750
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Programming Languages Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
865 815 1105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 36.41% 35.48% 50.14%
Number of salaries quoted 721 728 981
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
PHP
Berkshire

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 July 2014.

PHP Salary Histogram in Reading

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 87 (54.04%) MySQL
2 85 (52.80%) HTML
3 77 (47.83%) JavaScript
4 76 (47.20%) CSS
5 62 (38.51%) Linux
6 58 (36.02%) Python
7 57 (35.40%) Java
8 55 (34.16%) jQuery
9 53 (32.92%) LAMP
10 51 (31.68%) HTML5
11 47 (29.19%) Drupal
12 45 (27.95%) Apache
13 43 (26.71%) CSS3
14 41 (25.47%) Microsoft
15 40 (24.84%) Ruby
16 39 (24.22%) Git (software)
17 37 (22.98%) SQL
18 35 (21.74%) C#
18 35 (21.74%) .NET
19 34 (21.12%) Web Services
20 31 (19.25%) Subversion
21 30 (18.63%) Agile Software Development
21 30 (18.63%) MVC
21 30 (18.63%) Open Source
22 29 (18.01%) Perl
23 26 (16.15%) Windows
23 26 (16.15%) Degree
24 24 (14.91%) Ajax
24 24 (14.91%) XML
25 23 (14.29%) OO

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 47 (29.19%) Drupal
2 45 (27.95%) Apache
3 22 (13.66%) CMS
4 17 (10.56%) WordPress
5 12 (7.45%) nginx
6 8 (4.97%) Eucalyptus
7 5 (3.11%) SharePoint
7 5 (3.11%) IIS
8 3 (1.86%) WebLogic
8 3 (1.86%) Node.js
9 2 (1.24%) Plone
9 2 (1.24%) Joomla!
9 2 (1.24%) Alfresco
10 1 (0.62%) ColdFusion
10 1 (0.62%) Tomcat
Applications
1 22 (13.66%) Photoshop
2 19 (11.80%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.62%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.86%) Google Analytics
1 3 (1.86%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.62%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 14 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (8.07%) Amazon EC2
3 12 (7.45%) SaaS
4 5 (3.11%) PaaS
5 2 (1.24%) Heroku
5 2 (1.24%) Google App Engine
5 2 (1.24%) Google Apps
5 2 (1.24%) Office 365
6 1 (0.62%) GitHub
6 1 (0.62%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.59%) FTP
1 9 (5.59%) HTTP
2 8 (4.97%) DNS
3 6 (3.73%) Internet
4 4 (2.48%) Broadband
4 4 (2.48%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.62%) SSH
5 1 (0.62%) Wireless
5 1 (0.62%) Telnet
5 1 (0.62%) Intranet
5 1 (0.62%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.62%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (54.04%) MySQL
2 17 (10.56%) SQL Server
3 15 (9.32%) Relational Database
4 7 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (3.11%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (3.11%) SQLite
6 4 (2.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (2.48%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (1.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (1.86%) Redis
8 2 (1.24%) Amazon Redshift
8 2 (1.24%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.62%) Big Data
9 1 (0.62%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 39 (24.22%) Git (software)
2 31 (19.25%) Subversion
3 14 (8.70%) Jenkins
4 11 (6.83%) Dreamweaver
5 10 (6.21%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (6.21%) WebDriver
5 10 (6.21%) Selenium
6 4 (2.48%) Bitbucket
7 3 (1.86%) Hudson
7 3 (1.86%) PHPUnit
8 2 (1.24%) PhantomJS
8 2 (1.24%) Sinon.JS
8 2 (1.24%) Cucumber
8 2 (1.24%) Xcode
9 1 (0.62%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.62%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.62%) Emacs
General
1 22 (13.66%) Marketing
2 10 (6.21%) Finance
3 8 (4.97%) Telecoms
3 8 (4.97%) Retail
4 4 (2.48%) Interactive Media
5 3 (1.86%) Banking
5 3 (1.86%) Games
6 2 (1.24%) Back Office
6 2 (1.24%) Advertising
6 2 (1.24%) Publishing
7 1 (0.62%) French Language
7 1 (0.62%) Local Government
7 1 (0.62%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 95 (59.01%) Developer
2 51 (31.68%) Web Developer
3 50 (31.06%) PHP Developer
4 19 (11.80%) PHP Web Developer
4 19 (11.80%) Programmer
5 16 (9.94%) Administrator
6 15 (9.32%) PHP LAMP Developer
7 14 (8.70%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 14 (8.70%) LAMP Developer
7 14 (8.70%) Linux Administrator
8 12 (7.45%) Front-End Developer
8 12 (7.45%) PHP Programmer
9 10 (6.21%) Systems Administrator
9 10 (6.21%) Senior Test Engineer
9 10 (6.21%) .NET Developer
9 10 (6.21%) Test Engineer
10 9 (5.59%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 9 (5.59%) Web Programmer
10 9 (5.59%) Systems Engineer
10 9 (5.59%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (52.80%) HTML
2 76 (47.20%) CSS
3 55 (34.16%) jQuery
4 53 (32.92%) LAMP
5 51 (31.68%) HTML5
6 43 (26.71%) CSS3
7 35 (21.74%) .NET
8 34 (21.12%) Web Services
9 24 (14.91%) Ajax
9 24 (14.91%) XML
10 15 (9.32%) XHTML
10 15 (9.32%) RESTful
11 13 (8.07%) JSON
12 10 (6.21%) .NET Framework
13 9 (5.59%) Django
13 9 (5.59%) Symfony
13 9 (5.59%) Sass
14 8 (4.97%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 8 (4.97%) Sensu
14 8 (4.97%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 30 (18.63%) Open Source
2 10 (6.21%) Client/Server
3 9 (5.59%) Mobile Computing
4 8 (4.97%) Mobile App
5 7 (4.35%) iPhone
5 7 (4.35%) Computer Science
6 6 (3.73%) FMCG
7 5 (3.11%) Blackberry
8 4 (2.48%) Smartphone
9 3 (1.86%) Digital Media
9 3 (1.86%) Social Media
10 2 (1.24%) Visualisation
11 1 (0.62%) Graphic Design
11 1 (0.62%) Statistics
11 1 (0.62%) E-Learning
11 1 (0.62%) Replication
11 1 (0.62%) iPad
11 1 (0.62%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.62%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 62 (38.51%) Linux
2 26 (16.15%) Windows
3 12 (7.45%) Android
4 11 (6.83%) UNIX
4 11 (6.83%) Apple iOS
5 9 (5.59%) Debian
6 8 (4.97%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (4.97%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (4.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (2.48%) Ubuntu
8 2 (1.24%) Windows Phone
8 2 (1.24%) Mac OS X
8 2 (1.24%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (18.63%) Agile Software Development
1 30 (18.63%) MVC
2 23 (14.29%) OO
3 21 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
4 19 (11.80%) Web Development
5 17 (10.56%) Scrum
5 17 (10.56%) Software Engineering
5 17 (10.56%) Responsive Web Design
6 15 (9.32%) SEO
6 15 (9.32%) DevOps
7 11 (6.83%) iOS Development
8 10 (6.21%) ITIL
8 10 (6.21%) Content Management
8 10 (6.21%) User Acceptance Testing
9 9 (5.59%) Project Management
9 9 (5.59%) OOP
10 8 (4.97%) E-Commerce
10 8 (4.97%) Configuration Management
11 7 (4.35%) Time Management
11 7 (4.35%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 77 (47.83%) JavaScript
2 58 (36.02%) Python
3 57 (35.40%) Java
4 40 (24.84%) Ruby
5 37 (22.98%) SQL
6 35 (21.74%) C#
7 29 (18.01%) Perl
8 15 (9.32%) PHP5
9 9 (5.59%) Objective-C
10 7 (4.35%) VB
11 5 (3.11%) VB.NET
11 5 (3.11%) C++
11 5 (3.11%) Bash Shell
12 2 (1.24%) Delphi
13 1 (0.62%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.62%) Embedded C
13 1 (0.62%) Embedded C++
13 1 (0.62%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.62%) VBScript
13 1 (0.62%) C
Qualifications
1 26 (16.15%) Degree
2 6 (3.73%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (1.24%) HND
4 1 (0.62%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.62%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (9.94%) QA
2 9 (5.59%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (5.59%) VMware Infrastructure
1 9 (5.59%) Varnish
2 8 (4.97%) vSphere
3 4 (2.48%) KVM
4 1 (0.62%) Xen
Systems Management
1 15 (9.32%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (6.83%) Puppet
3 8 (4.97%) OpenView
3 8 (4.97%) Nagios
3 8 (4.97%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 8 (4.97%) Cacti
3 8 (4.97%) Ganglia
4 4 (2.48%) Vagrant
5 3 (1.86%) Plesk
Vendors
1 41 (25.47%) Microsoft
2 10 (6.21%) VMware
2 10 (6.21%) Red Hat
2 10 (6.21%) Zend
3 8 (4.97%) Splunk
3 8 (4.97%) BMC
4 6 (3.73%) HP
4 6 (3.73%) Google
5 4 (2.48%) Sencha
5 4 (2.48%) Oracle
5 4 (2.48%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (1.86%) Facebook
6 3 (1.86%) Rackspace
6 3 (1.86%) Akamai
7 2 (1.24%) Tableau
7 2 (1.24%) Twitter
7 2 (1.24%) Cognos
7 2 (1.24%) Genesys
7 2 (1.24%) Adobe
7 2 (1.24%) Sun
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