The median annual salary for a PHP Developer was £28,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 3 months to 30 April 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP Developer
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 96 90 80
Rank change year-on-year -6 -10  
Permanent jobs requiring a PHP Developer 19 17 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 1.40% 1.23% 2.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.44% 1.27% 2.21%
Number of salaries quoted 15 16 27
Median salary £28,500 £37,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -24.00% -2.59%  
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year - +2.94%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Cambridge
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1318 1341 1446
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 96.84% 96.89% 98.30%
Number of salaries quoted 971 1088 1219
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.12%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

PHP Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge that featured PHP Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for PHP Developer in Cambridge

PHP Developer
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PHP Developer in Cambridge.

Salary trend for PHP Developer in Cambridge

PHP Developer
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PHP Developer in Cambridge over the 3 months to 30 April 2017.

Salary histogram for PHP Developer in Cambridge

PHP Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 30 April 2017, PHP Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cambridge region featuring PHP Developer in the job title.

1 29 (100.00%) PHP
2 28 (96.55%) JavaScript
3 24 (82.76%) HTML
3 24 (82.76%) CSS
4 19 (65.52%) Linux
4 19 (65.52%) MySQL
5 13 (44.83%) SQL
6 12 (41.38%) Web Development
7 11 (37.93%) OO
7 11 (37.93%) Apache
7 11 (37.93%) Drupal
7 11 (37.93%) jQuery
7 11 (37.93%) Git (software)
7 11 (37.93%) OO PHP
8 10 (34.48%) WordPress
8 10 (34.48%) Content Management
8 10 (34.48%) CMS
8 10 (34.48%) LAMP
9 8 (27.59%) HTML5
9 8 (27.59%) CSS3
10 7 (24.14%) Node.js
10 7 (24.14%) AngularJS
11 6 (20.69%) Linux Command Line
12 5 (17.24%) Software Engineering
13 4 (13.79%) Degree
13 4 (13.79%) Mathematics
13 4 (13.79%) Python
13 4 (13.79%) PhD
13 4 (13.79%) Algorithms
13 4 (13.79%) Machine Learning

PHP Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (37.93%) Apache
1 11 (37.93%) Drupal
2 10 (34.48%) CMS
2 10 (34.48%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (65.52%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (37.93%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (10.34%) Publishing
2 1 (3.45%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (82.76%) CSS
1 24 (82.76%) HTML
2 11 (37.93%) jQuery
3 10 (34.48%) LAMP
4 8 (27.59%) CSS3
4 8 (27.59%) HTML5
5 7 (24.14%) AngularJS
5 7 (24.14%) Node.js
6 3 (10.34%) Laravel
7 2 (6.90%) Symfony
8 1 (3.45%) REST
8 1 (3.45%) RESTful
8 1 (3.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (3.45%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Linux Command Line
2 4 (13.79%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 19 (65.52%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (41.38%) Web Development
2 11 (37.93%) OO
2 11 (37.93%) OO PHP
3 10 (34.48%) Content Management
4 5 (17.24%) Software Engineering
5 4 (13.79%) Machine Learning
5 4 (13.79%) Mathematics
6 2 (6.90%) MVC
7 1 (3.45%) Multithreaded Programming
7 1 (3.45%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 29 (100.00%) PHP
2 28 (96.55%) JavaScript
3 13 (44.83%) SQL
4 4 (13.79%) Python
5 1 (3.45%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.45%) Java
5 1 (3.45%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) Degree
1 4 (13.79%) PhD
Vendors
1 3 (10.34%) Zend
2 2 (6.90%) Rackspace
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