The table below looks at the statistics for PHP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hertford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 8 10 20
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +10
Permanent jobs citing PHP 1 11 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertford 2.70% 26.19% 1.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.67% 32.35% 2.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1 11 0
Average salary £25,000 £25,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
PHP
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Hertford region.

Programming Languages Category
Hertford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
15 34 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertford 40.54% 80.95% 53.13%
Number of salaries quoted 11 34 33
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing PHP across the Hertford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

PHP Jobs Demand Trend in Hertford

PHP
Salary Trend in Hertford

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

PHP Salary Trend in Hertford

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertford

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Hertford 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 15 (100.00%) HTML
1 15 (100.00%) CSS
1 15 (100.00%) HTML5
2 13 (86.67%) Degree
2 13 (86.67%) Computer Science
2 13 (86.67%) Drupal
3 8 (53.33%) Mathematics
3 8 (53.33%) Physics
3 8 (53.33%) JavaScript
4 7 (46.67%) jQuery
4 7 (46.67%) MySQL
4 7 (46.67%) MVC
4 7 (46.67%) LAMP
4 7 (46.67%) CakePHP
4 7 (46.67%) Ajax
5 5 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 5 (33.33%) Zend
5 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 5 (33.33%) OO
5 5 (33.33%) YUI
5 5 (33.33%) PHP5
5 5 (33.33%) NoSQL
5 5 (33.33%) Node.js
5 5 (33.33%) Backbone.js
5 5 (33.33%) Relational Database
5 5 (33.33%) OO PHP
5 5 (33.33%) Software Architecture
6 4 (26.67%) Laravel
6 4 (26.67%) Yii
6 4 (26.67%) RDBMS

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Hertford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Hertford 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 13 (86.67%) Drupal
2 5 (33.33%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (46.67%) MySQL
2 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (33.33%) NoSQL
2 5 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 4 (26.67%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (13.33%) PHPUnit
General
1 1 (6.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (100.00%) Developer
2 8 (53.33%) Web Developer
2 8 (53.33%) Graduate Developer
2 8 (53.33%) Graduate
2 8 (53.33%) Graduate Web Developer
3 7 (46.67%) PHP Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Junior
4 3 (20.00%) Junior Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Junior PHP Developer
5 2 (13.33%) PHP LAMP Developer
6 1 (6.67%) CakePHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (100.00%) HTML
1 15 (100.00%) CSS
1 15 (100.00%) HTML5
2 7 (46.67%) jQuery
2 7 (46.67%) LAMP
2 7 (46.67%) CakePHP
2 7 (46.67%) Ajax
3 5 (33.33%) YUI
3 5 (33.33%) Backbone.js
4 4 (26.67%) Laravel
4 4 (26.67%) Yii
5 2 (13.33%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 13 (86.67%) Computer Science
2 8 (53.33%) Mathematics
2 8 (53.33%) Physics
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) MVC
2 5 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 5 (33.33%) OO
2 5 (33.33%) OO PHP
2 5 (33.33%) Software Architecture
3 2 (13.33%) TDD
3 2 (13.33%) Unit Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (6.67%) Web Development
4 1 (6.67%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) JavaScript
2 5 (33.33%) PHP5
3 4 (26.67%) SQL
4 2 (13.33%) Ruby
4 2 (13.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (86.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Zend