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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 11 9 22
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +13
Permanent jobs citing PHP 6 7 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertford 10.34% 18.92% 1.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.75% 25.00% 2.94%
Number of salaries quoted 6 7 0
Average salary £25,000 £25,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
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
32 28 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertford 55.17% 75.68% 57.63%
Number of salaries quoted 26 28 33
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £32,500
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 24 December 2014, 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%) JavaScript
3 8 (53.33%) Mathematics
3 8 (53.33%) Physics
4 7 (46.67%) MySQL
4 7 (46.67%) MVC
4 7 (46.67%) LAMP
4 7 (46.67%) Ajax
4 7 (46.67%) CakePHP
4 7 (46.67%) jQuery
5 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 5 (33.33%) OO
5 5 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 5 (33.33%) Zend
5 5 (33.33%) YUI
5 5 (33.33%) PHP5
5 5 (33.33%) Software Architecture
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
6 4 (26.67%) SQL
6 4 (26.67%) RDBMS
6 4 (26.67%) Yii

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Hertford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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
2 8 (53.33%) Graduate Developer
2 8 (53.33%) Graduate Web Developer
3 7 (46.67%) PHP Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Junior PHP Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Junior
4 3 (20.00%) Junior 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%) CakePHP
2 7 (46.67%) LAMP
2 7 (46.67%) Ajax
2 7 (46.67%) jQuery
3 5 (33.33%) Backbone.js
3 5 (33.33%) YUI
4 4 (26.67%) Yii
4 4 (26.67%) Laravel
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%) Software Architecture
2 5 (33.33%) OO PHP
3 2 (13.33%) Unit Testing
3 2 (13.33%) TDD
4 1 (6.67%) Web Development
4 1 (6.67%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (6.67%) Responsive Web Design
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