The table below looks at the statistics for PHP skills in IT jobs advertised for the St Albans region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 33 44 22
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -22
Permanent jobs citing PHP 11 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 7.91% 0.70% 2.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.09% 0.92% 4.65%
Number of salaries quoted 11 1 2
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +55.17%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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 St Albans region.

Programming Languages Category
St Albans
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
109 109 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 78.42% 76.22% 47.25%
Number of salaries quoted 102 103 40
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £34,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +60.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in St Albans

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

PHP Jobs Demand Trend in St Albans

PHP
Salary Trend in St Albans

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

PHP Salary Trend in St Albans

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in St Albans

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the St Albans 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 20 (95.24%) MVC
2 19 (90.48%) JavaScript
3 13 (61.90%) HTML
4 12 (57.14%) Web Services
5 11 (52.38%) Windows
5 11 (52.38%) ASP.NET
5 11 (52.38%) .NET
5 11 (52.38%) C#
5 11 (52.38%) Release Management
6 10 (47.62%) CodeIgniter
6 10 (47.62%) Laravel
7 9 (42.86%) Git (software)
7 9 (42.86%) LAMP
7 9 (42.86%) MySQL
8 8 (38.10%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7 (33.33%) jQuery
9 7 (33.33%) CSS
10 6 (28.57%) OO
10 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
10 6 (28.57%) XML
10 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
10 6 (28.57%) Visual Studio
11 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET Web API
11 5 (23.81%) Entity Framework
11 5 (23.81%) REST
11 5 (23.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 5 (23.81%) WCF
11 5 (23.81%) .NET Framework
11 5 (23.81%) SQL
11 5 (23.81%) T-SQL

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in St Albans by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the St Albans 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 3 (14.29%) Liferay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (42.86%) MySQL
2 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 5 (23.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (42.86%) Git (software)
2 6 (28.57%) Visual Studio
3 4 (19.05%) PHPUnit
4 3 (14.29%) JIRA
4 3 (14.29%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 21 (100.00%) Developer
2 11 (52.38%) .NET Developer
2 11 (52.38%) ASP.NET Developer
2 11 (52.38%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
2 11 (52.38%) C# .NET Developer
2 11 (52.38%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 11 (52.38%) C# Developer
3 7 (33.33%) Web Developer
4 6 (28.57%) LAMP Developer
4 6 (28.57%) PHP Developer
4 6 (28.57%) PHP LAMP Developer
5 5 (23.81%) .NET Software Developer
5 5 (23.81%) C# Software Developer
5 5 (23.81%) Software Developer
6 4 (19.05%) Programmer
6 4 (19.05%) Web Programmer
7 3 (14.29%) .NET Applications Developer
7 3 (14.29%) .NET Programmer
7 3 (14.29%) C# Application Developer
7 3 (14.29%) C# Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (61.90%) HTML
2 12 (57.14%) Web Services
3 11 (52.38%) .NET
3 11 (52.38%) ASP.NET
4 10 (47.62%) CodeIgniter
4 10 (47.62%) Laravel
5 9 (42.86%) LAMP
6 8 (38.10%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (33.33%) CSS
7 7 (33.33%) jQuery
8 6 (28.57%) XML
9 5 (23.81%) .NET Framework
9 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET Web API
9 5 (23.81%) Entity Framework
9 5 (23.81%) REST
9 5 (23.81%) SOAP
9 5 (23.81%) WCF
10 4 (19.05%) Ajax
10 4 (19.05%) JSON
10 4 (19.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
Operating Systems
1 11 (52.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (95.24%) MVC
2 11 (52.38%) Release Management
3 6 (28.57%) OO
4 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (19.05%) Open Source
4 4 (19.05%) Web Development
5 3 (14.29%) Change Management
5 3 (14.29%) OOP
5 3 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
5 3 (14.29%) System Testing
5 3 (14.29%) Test Scripting
5 3 (14.29%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 19 (90.48%) JavaScript
2 11 (52.38%) C#
3 5 (23.81%) SQL
3 5 (23.81%) T-SQL
3 5 (23.81%) VB.NET
4 3 (14.29%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) Microsoft