Period
to 23 May 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for PHP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited PHP over the 6 months to 23 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
23 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 51 58 60
Rank change year-on-year +7 +2 +27
Permanent jobs citing PHP 91 147 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 5.36% 4.77% 4.86%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.60% 6.74% 6.42%
Number of salaries quoted 76 112 106
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £29,625 £26,250 £26,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £67,500 £58,750
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +17.65% +6.25% +6.67%

PHP is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Cambridge
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,198 2,182 1,931
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 70.60% 70.82% 75.67%
Number of salaries quoted 869 1,530 1,562
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.04% +8.89% +5.88%
10th Percentile £32,917 £29,711 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £63,625
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%

PHP
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

Job postings citing PHP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridge.

Job vacancy trend for PHP in Cambridge

PHP
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Salary trend for PHP in Cambridge

PHP
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PHP in Cambridge over the 6 months to 23 May 2019.

Salary histogram for PHP in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 23 May 2019, IT jobs citing PHP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for PHP.

1 64 (70.33%) Java
2 61 (67.03%) Python
3 48 (52.75%) Ruby
4 47 (51.65%) JavaScript
5 45 (49.45%) Fintech
6 44 (48.35%) AngularJS
7 40 (43.96%) React
7 40 (43.96%) C#
8 39 (42.86%) Bash Shell
9 36 (39.56%) Software Engineering
9 36 (39.56%) Degree
10 35 (38.46%) Mathematics
11 34 (37.36%) Machine Learning
12 32 (35.16%) Ruby on Rails
12 32 (35.16%) C++
13 31 (34.07%) Linux
13 31 (34.07%) Finance
13 31 (34.07%) GitHub
14 30 (32.97%) Bourne shell
14 30 (32.97%) Algorithms
14 30 (32.97%) Market Making
14 30 (32.97%) High-Frequency Trading
14 30 (32.97%) Automated Trading
14 30 (32.97%) Windows
14 30 (32.97%) MATLAB
14 30 (32.97%) Summit
14 30 (32.97%) J2SE
14 30 (32.97%) PhD
14 30 (32.97%) J2EE
14 30 (32.97%) Korn

PHP
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 7 (7.69%) Drupal
2 3 (3.30%) Apache
3 2 (2.20%) Apache Airflow
3 2 (2.20%) Apache Spark
3 2 (2.20%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (2.20%) Jupyter
4 1 (1.10%) CMS
4 1 (1.10%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (8.79%) Microsoft Office
1 8 (8.79%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 30 (32.97%) Summit
2 3 (3.30%) CiviCRM
Cloud Services
1 31 (34.07%) GitHub
2 13 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (5.49%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (3.30%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (2.20%) Loggly
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.49%) Internet
2 4 (4.40%) DNS
2 4 (4.40%) Intranet
2 4 (4.40%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (13.19%) MySQL
2 7 (7.69%) Relational Database
3 4 (4.40%) MariaDB
3 4 (4.40%) SQL Server
4 3 (3.30%) Big Data
4 3 (3.30%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.20%) BigQuery
5 2 (2.20%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.20%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.20%) Redis
6 1 (1.10%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (14.29%) JIRA
2 10 (10.99%) Git (software)
3 8 (8.79%) Visual Studio
4 3 (3.30%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.20%) PHPUnit
5 2 (2.20%) Selenium
5 2 (2.20%) Travis CI
6 1 (1.10%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.10%) GitLab
6 1 (1.10%) PhpStorm
6 1 (1.10%) Subversion
General
1 31 (34.07%) Finance
2 7 (7.69%) Retail
3 2 (2.20%) Marketing
3 2 (2.20%) Publishing
3 2 (2.20%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 50 (54.95%) Developer
2 19 (20.88%) Algorithmic Trading Developer
2 19 (20.88%) Machine Learning Developer
3 15 (16.48%) Implementation Manager
4 13 (14.29%) PHP Developer
5 12 (13.19%) Graduate
6 11 (12.09%) Data Scientist
7 9 (9.89%) Python Engineer
8 8 (8.79%) Graduate Developer
8 8 (8.79%) Software Developer
8 8 (8.79%) Software Test Engineer
8 8 (8.79%) Test Automation Engineer
8 8 (8.79%) Test Engineer
9 7 (7.69%) Full Stack Developer
9 7 (7.69%) JavaScript Developer
10 6 (6.59%) Machine Learning Scientist
11 5 (5.49%) Python Developer
12 4 (4.40%) Senior JavaScript Developer
12 4 (4.40%) Symfony Developer
12 4 (4.40%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (48.35%) AngularJS
2 40 (43.96%) React
3 32 (35.16%) Ruby on Rails
4 30 (32.97%) J2EE
4 30 (32.97%) J2SE
5 29 (31.87%) HTML
6 28 (30.77%) CSS
7 22 (24.18%) .NET
8 17 (18.68%) XML
9 15 (16.48%) JSON
10 10 (10.99%) Node.js
11 9 (9.89%) Symfony
11 9 (9.89%) Vue.js
12 7 (7.69%) Meteor
12 7 (7.69%) Redux
13 6 (6.59%) HTML5
13 6 (6.59%) jQuery
14 5 (5.49%) CSS3
14 5 (5.49%) RESTful
14 5 (5.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 45 (49.45%) Fintech
2 30 (32.97%) Algorithms
3 15 (16.48%) Client/Server
4 8 (8.79%) Animation
4 8 (8.79%) Photography
5 4 (4.40%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.20%) Analytical Mindset
6 2 (2.20%) User Experience
7 1 (1.10%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 31 (34.07%) Linux
2 30 (32.97%) Windows
3 1 (1.10%) Android
3 1 (1.10%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.10%) Debian
3 1 (1.10%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.10%) Unix
3 1 (1.10%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (39.56%) Software Engineering
2 35 (38.46%) Mathematics
3 34 (37.36%) Machine Learning
4 30 (32.97%) Algorithmic Trading
4 30 (32.97%) Automated Trading
4 30 (32.97%) High-Frequency Trading
4 30 (32.97%) Market Making
4 30 (32.97%) Predictive Modelling
5 21 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (19.78%) Data Science
7 16 (17.58%) E-Commerce
7 16 (17.58%) Project Management
8 11 (12.09%) Deep Learning
8 11 (12.09%) Problem-Solving
9 9 (9.89%) Software Testing
10 8 (8.79%) Case Management
10 8 (8.79%) Critical Thinking
10 8 (8.79%) Test Automation
10 8 (8.79%) Test Scripting
10 8 (8.79%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 64 (70.33%) Java
2 61 (67.03%) Python
3 48 (52.75%) Ruby
4 47 (51.65%) JavaScript
5 40 (43.96%) C#
6 39 (42.86%) Bash Shell
7 32 (35.16%) C++
8 30 (32.97%) Bourne shell
8 30 (32.97%) Korn
8 30 (32.97%) MATLAB
8 30 (32.97%) R
9 17 (18.68%) SQL
10 8 (8.79%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.10%) Objective-C
11 1 (1.10%) Perl
Qualifications
1 36 (39.56%) Degree
2 30 (32.97%) PhD
3 8 (8.79%) ISEB
3 8 (8.79%) ISTQB
3 8 (8.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (2.20%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (8.79%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (3.30%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.20%) Kubernetes
1 2 (2.20%) Terraform
2 1 (1.10%) Ansible
2 1 (1.10%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.10%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (16.48%) WorldPay
2 8 (8.79%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.30%) Google
4 2 (2.20%) New Relic
4 2 (2.20%) SaltStack