Period
to 21 February 2018

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 21 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 80 64 88
Rank change year-on-year -16 +24 -58
Permanent jobs citing PHP 117 98 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 3.56% 4.31% 2.75%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.84% 6.05% 4.31%
Number of salaries quoted 96 83 71
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £35,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +42.86% -15.66% +3.75%
10th Percentile £29,375 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £66,000 £58,750
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +35.71% -6.67% -6.25%

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 2,419 1,619 1,880
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 73.50% 71.26% 63.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1,847 1,376 1,613
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +2.41%
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,875 £29,750
90th Percentile £71,250 £62,500 £61,150
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +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 21 February 2018.

Salary histogram for PHP in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 21 February 2018, 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 70 (59.83%) Python
2 57 (48.72%) JavaScript
3 53 (45.30%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (45.30%) Software Engineering
4 41 (35.04%) Java
5 40 (34.19%) Web Services
5 40 (34.19%) Linux
5 40 (34.19%) AngularJS
6 39 (33.33%) Node.js
7 33 (28.21%) DevOps
8 30 (25.64%) HTML
8 30 (25.64%) Ruby
9 29 (24.79%) OO
9 29 (24.79%) Amazon AWS
10 28 (23.93%) Continuous Integration
10 28 (23.93%) C++
10 28 (23.93%) CSS
11 27 (23.08%) Degree
11 27 (23.08%) React
12 26 (22.22%) Scrum
13 23 (19.66%) Spring
13 23 (19.66%) Scala
14 22 (18.80%) Puppet
15 21 (17.95%) Jenkins
15 21 (17.95%) LAMP
16 20 (17.09%) RESTful
16 20 (17.09%) Collaborative Working
17 18 (15.38%) Continuous Delivery
17 18 (15.38%) Private Cloud
17 18 (15.38%) Amazon CloudWatch

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 2 (1.71%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (1.71%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.85%) Apache
2 1 (0.85%) Drupal
2 1 (0.85%) Jetty
Business Applications
1 2 (1.71%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (1.71%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 29 (24.79%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (15.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 16 (13.68%) GitHub
3 16 (13.68%) OpenShift
4 5 (4.27%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (1.71%) Datadog
6 1 (0.85%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.55%) Internet
2 7 (5.98%) Wireless
3 3 (2.56%) SMS
3 3 (2.56%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.85%) Firewall
4 1 (0.85%) LAN
4 1 (0.85%) SNMP
4 1 (0.85%) VLAN
4 1 (0.85%) VPN
4 1 (0.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (13.68%) Apache Cassandra
2 14 (11.97%) MySQL
3 6 (5.13%) MongoDB
3 6 (5.13%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.71%) Big Data
4 2 (1.71%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.71%) Text Mining
5 1 (0.85%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 21 (17.95%) Jenkins
2 17 (14.53%) Maven
3 16 (13.68%) Sonatype Nexus
4 7 (5.98%) Git (software)
5 4 (3.42%) Visual Studio
5 4 (3.42%) Xcode
6 2 (1.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (1.71%) Bitbucket
6 2 (1.71%) GoCD
6 2 (1.71%) JIRA
6 2 (1.71%) jMock
6 2 (1.71%) JUnit
6 2 (1.71%) Mockito
6 2 (1.71%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (1.71%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (0.85%) Subversion
7 1 (0.85%) TestRail
General
1 11 (9.40%) Marketing
2 8 (6.84%) Advertising
3 6 (5.13%) Games
4 2 (1.71%) Retail
5 1 (0.85%) Finance
5 1 (0.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 45 (38.46%) Developer
2 26 (22.22%) Software Engineer
3 24 (20.51%) Senior Software Engineer
4 18 (15.38%) C++ Software Engineer
4 18 (15.38%) JavaScript Developer
4 18 (15.38%) PHP Software Engineer
4 18 (15.38%) Python Software Engineer
4 18 (15.38%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
5 17 (14.53%) PHP Developer
6 16 (13.68%) Cloud Engineer
6 16 (13.68%) CloudOps Engineer
6 16 (13.68%) React Developer
7 15 (12.82%) Angular Developer
7 15 (12.82%) Full Stack Developer
7 15 (12.82%) Node.js Developer
8 10 (8.55%) DevOps Engineer
8 10 (8.55%) JavaScript Engineer
9 7 (5.98%) Applications Engineer
9 7 (5.98%) Senior DevOps
9 7 (5.98%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (34.19%) AngularJS
1 40 (34.19%) Web Services
2 39 (33.33%) Node.js
3 30 (25.64%) HTML
4 28 (23.93%) CSS
5 27 (23.08%) React
6 23 (19.66%) Spring
7 21 (17.95%) LAMP
8 20 (17.09%) RESTful
9 16 (13.68%) Akka
10 4 (3.42%) .NET
10 4 (3.42%) Ember.js
10 4 (3.42%) OpenGL
10 4 (3.42%) STL
11 3 (2.56%) jQuery
11 3 (2.56%) Symfony
12 2 (1.71%) Ext JS
12 2 (1.71%) HTML5
12 2 (1.71%) JSON
12 2 (1.71%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (15.38%) Computer Science
1 18 (15.38%) Private Cloud
2 16 (13.68%) Public Cloud
3 15 (12.82%) Fintech
4 6 (5.13%) Smart Home
5 2 (1.71%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.71%) User Experience
6 1 (0.85%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.85%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.85%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.85%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.85%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 40 (34.19%) Linux
2 9 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (6.84%) Ubuntu
4 7 (5.98%) Apple iOS
5 6 (5.13%) Android
6 2 (1.71%) Mac OS X
6 2 (1.71%) Windows
7 1 (0.85%) CentOS
7 1 (0.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (45.30%) Agile Software Development
1 53 (45.30%) Software Engineering
2 33 (28.21%) DevOps
3 29 (24.79%) OO
4 28 (23.93%) Continuous Integration
5 26 (22.22%) Scrum
6 20 (17.09%) Collaborative Working
7 18 (15.38%) Continuous Delivery
8 17 (14.53%) Data Visualisation
8 17 (14.53%) Visualisation
9 16 (13.68%) Auto-Scaling
9 16 (13.68%) Cloud Operations
9 16 (13.68%) E-Commerce
9 16 (13.68%) Low Latency
10 14 (11.97%) Machine Learning
11 13 (11.11%) Web Development
12 8 (6.84%) OOP
12 8 (6.84%) Test Automation
13 7 (5.98%) Configuration Management
14 6 (5.13%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 70 (59.83%) Python
2 57 (48.72%) JavaScript
3 41 (35.04%) Java
4 30 (25.64%) Ruby
5 28 (23.93%) C++
6 23 (19.66%) Scala
7 13 (11.11%) Perl
7 13 (11.11%) SQL
8 7 (5.98%) C#
9 6 (5.13%) Go
9 6 (5.13%) Haskell
10 4 (3.42%) Bash Shell
10 4 (3.42%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.85%) C
11 1 (0.85%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.85%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 27 (23.08%) Degree
2 2 (1.71%) PhD
3 1 (0.85%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.85%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.85%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.13%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.71%) KVM
1 2 (1.71%) Virtual Machines
1 2 (1.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.85%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.85%) Docker
Systems Management
1 22 (18.80%) Puppet
2 18 (15.38%) Ansible
3 16 (13.68%) Nagios
4 3 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.71%) Kibana
5 2 (1.71%) Terraform
Vendors
1 18 (15.38%) Oracle
2 17 (14.53%) Microsoft
2 17 (14.53%) WorldPay
3 16 (13.68%) AppDynamics
3 16 (13.68%) Qualys
3 16 (13.68%) Splunk
4 15 (12.82%) Cisco
4 15 (12.82%) Symantec
5 9 (7.69%) Red Hat
6 3 (2.56%) Tableau
7 2 (1.71%) Atlassian
7 2 (1.71%) Rackspace
7 2 (1.71%) VMware
8 1 (0.85%) Plumtree