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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 58 57 45
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -12
Permanent jobs citing PHP 86 92 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 3.63% 4.16% 5.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.50% 9.95% 12.37%
Number of salaries quoted 81 83 99
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +12.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,200 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £60,000 £45,000
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
819 925 873
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 34.59% 41.82% 44.18%
Number of salaries quoted 697 784 766
Average salary £45,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +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 27 February 2015.

PHP Salary Histogram in Reading

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 78 (60.47%) HTML
2 68 (52.71%) MySQL
3 65 (50.39%) JavaScript
4 63 (48.84%) Linux
5 49 (37.98%) Apache
5 49 (37.98%) CSS
6 46 (35.66%) Java
7 38 (29.46%) SQL
8 36 (27.91%) HTML5
9 35 (27.13%) Ruby
10 34 (26.36%) jQuery
11 33 (25.58%) Python
11 33 (25.58%) Red Hat
12 32 (24.81%) Agile Software Development
13 28 (21.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 28 (21.71%) IIS
13 28 (21.71%) CSS3
14 27 (20.93%) Subversion
15 25 (19.38%) Windows
16 24 (18.60%) Firewall
16 24 (18.60%) LAMP
17 23 (17.83%) PowerShell
18 22 (17.05%) Bash Shell
19 21 (16.28%) CentOS
19 21 (16.28%) Git (software)
19 21 (16.28%) OOP
20 19 (14.73%) Microsoft
21 18 (13.95%) WebLogic
21 18 (13.95%) VMware
21 18 (13.95%) Cisco

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 49 (37.98%) Apache
2 28 (21.71%) IIS
3 18 (13.95%) WebLogic
4 15 (11.63%) WebSphere
5 12 (9.30%) JBoss
6 9 (6.98%) Joomla!
7 6 (4.65%) Tomcat
8 4 (3.10%) WordPress
9 3 (2.33%) Drupal
9 3 (2.33%) CMS
9 3 (2.33%) IBM HTTP Server
10 1 (0.78%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.78%) ExpressionEngine
10 1 (0.78%) Node.js
10 1 (0.78%) OpenStack
Applications
1 16 (12.40%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.55%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.78%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.78%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.78%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (1.55%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.78%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.75%) SaaS
2 3 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.78%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.78%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 24 (18.60%) Firewall
2 15 (11.63%) DNS
3 13 (10.08%) SAN
3 13 (10.08%) Cisco ASA
3 13 (10.08%) NetScreen
4 10 (7.75%) HTTP
5 7 (5.43%) TCP/IP
5 7 (5.43%) FTP
6 5 (3.88%) SSL
7 4 (3.10%) Internet
8 3 (2.33%) LAN
8 3 (2.33%) WAN
8 3 (2.33%) ICMP
9 2 (1.55%) VRRP
9 2 (1.55%) IPsec
9 2 (1.55%) HSRP
9 2 (1.55%) LDAP
9 2 (1.55%) OSPF
9 2 (1.55%) BGP
9 2 (1.55%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (52.71%) MySQL
2 17 (13.18%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.10%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (3.10%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (2.33%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.55%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.78%) Big Data
6 1 (0.78%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (0.78%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.78%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 27 (20.93%) Subversion
2 21 (16.28%) Git (software)
3 17 (13.18%) Jenkins
3 17 (13.18%) Maven
4 12 (9.30%) Oracle Forms
5 11 (8.53%) Ant
6 8 (6.20%) Selenium
7 6 (4.65%) JUnit
7 6 (4.65%) JIRA
8 5 (3.88%) Hudson
9 1 (0.78%) Behat
9 1 (0.78%) eggPlant
9 1 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.78%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.78%) PHPUnit
9 1 (0.78%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.78%) Dreamweaver
9 1 (0.78%) QuickTest Pro
9 1 (0.78%) Xcode
General
1 13 (10.08%) Telecoms
1 13 (10.08%) Finance
1 13 (10.08%) Banking
2 5 (3.88%) Marketing
3 1 (0.78%) Retail
3 1 (0.78%) Aerospace
3 1 (0.78%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 43 (33.33%) Developer
2 22 (17.05%) PHP Developer
3 12 (9.30%) Web Developer
4 11 (8.53%) Senior Developer
4 11 (8.53%) Administrator
4 11 (8.53%) Senior PHP Developer
5 10 (7.75%) Applications Support
5 10 (7.75%) Systems Administrator
6 8 (6.20%) Software Engineer
6 8 (6.20%) Support Engineer
6 8 (6.20%) Java Developer
7 7 (5.43%) Tester
7 7 (5.43%) Senior Tester
7 7 (5.43%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 7 (5.43%) Linux Administrator
7 7 (5.43%) Pre Sales Engineer
7 7 (5.43%) DevOps Engineer
8 6 (4.65%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 6 (4.65%) Architect
8 6 (4.65%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (60.47%) HTML
2 49 (37.98%) CSS
3 36 (27.91%) HTML5
4 34 (26.36%) jQuery
5 28 (21.71%) CSS3
6 24 (18.60%) LAMP
7 16 (12.40%) Ajax
7 16 (12.40%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 15 (11.63%) XML
8 15 (11.63%) JSP
8 15 (11.63%) .NET
8 15 (11.63%) REST
9 14 (10.85%) Web Services
10 13 (10.08%) J2EE
11 7 (5.43%) AngularJS
12 6 (4.65%) PhoneGap
12 6 (4.65%) JSON
12 6 (4.65%) Symfony
13 5 (3.88%) Laravel
13 5 (3.88%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.08%) Open Source
2 10 (7.75%) User Experience
3 7 (5.43%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.33%) W3C
5 2 (1.55%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.55%) Social Media
5 2 (1.55%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.55%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.78%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.78%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.78%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 63 (48.84%) Linux
2 28 (21.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 25 (19.38%) Windows
4 21 (16.28%) CentOS
5 15 (11.63%) UNIX
6 13 (10.08%) Ubuntu
7 4 (3.10%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (3.10%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (2.33%) Debian
9 2 (1.55%) OpenBSD
9 2 (1.55%) Android
10 1 (0.78%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (24.81%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (16.28%) OOP
3 17 (13.18%) ITIL
4 16 (12.40%) MVC
5 15 (11.63%) Load Balancing
6 14 (10.85%) Web Development
6 14 (10.85%) DevOps
7 13 (10.08%) OO
8 11 (8.53%) Scrum
9 9 (6.98%) Software Engineering
10 7 (5.43%) Web Testing
10 7 (5.43%) Configuration Management
10 7 (5.43%) Identity Management
10 7 (5.43%) Mentoring
11 6 (4.65%) SOA
11 6 (4.65%) User Acceptance Testing
12 5 (3.88%) Integration Testing
12 5 (3.88%) OWASP
12 5 (3.88%) Information Security
12 5 (3.88%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 65 (50.39%) JavaScript
2 46 (35.66%) Java
3 38 (29.46%) SQL
4 35 (27.13%) Ruby
5 33 (25.58%) Python
6 23 (17.83%) PowerShell
7 22 (17.05%) Bash Shell
8 16 (12.40%) C#
9 12 (9.30%) C
10 11 (8.53%) Perl
11 7 (5.43%) C++
12 6 (4.65%) Delphi
12 6 (4.65%) Pascal
12 6 (4.65%) VBA
12 6 (4.65%) PHP5
13 5 (3.88%) Shell Script
13 5 (3.88%) Tcl
14 4 (3.10%) VB
14 4 (3.10%) VB.NET
15 3 (2.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (9.30%) SC Cleared
1 12 (9.30%) Security Cleared
2 5 (3.88%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (2.33%) VCP4
4 2 (1.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.88%) SLA
2 2 (1.55%) QA
System Software
1 15 (11.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (10.08%) Hyper-V
3 3 (2.33%) VMware ESX
3 3 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.55%) KVM
4 2 (1.55%) vSphere
5 1 (0.78%) Xen
5 1 (0.78%) QEMU
Systems Management
1 12 (9.30%) Puppet
1 12 (9.30%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (8.53%) Nagios
3 6 (4.65%) Zenoss
4 5 (3.88%) ZABBIX
5 1 (0.78%) Plesk
5 1 (0.78%) cPanel
Vendors
1 33 (25.58%) Red Hat
2 19 (14.73%) Microsoft
3 18 (13.95%) HP
3 18 (13.95%) Cisco
3 18 (13.95%) VMware
4 15 (11.63%) Juniper
5 12 (9.30%) Oracle
5 12 (9.30%) Business Objects
6 11 (8.53%) F5
7 6 (4.65%) IBM
8 5 (3.88%) Adobe
8 5 (3.88%) Imperva
9 3 (2.33%) Google
9 3 (2.33%) Zend
10 2 (1.55%) Foundry
10 2 (1.55%) Dell
11 1 (0.78%) Akamai
11 1 (0.78%) Wall Street Systems
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