The table below looks at the statistics for PHP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Stevenage region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 15 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 32 26 12
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -14
Permanent jobs citing PHP 1 9 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 0.61% 6.08% 15.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.96% 10.34% 23.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1 9 27
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+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 Stevenage region.

Programming Languages Category
Stevenage
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
51 87 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 30.91% 58.78% 66.67%
Number of salaries quoted 43 76 114
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £64,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

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

PHP Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

PHP
Salary Trend in Stevenage

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

PHP Salary Trend in Stevenage

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT jobs across the Stevenage 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 9 (100.00%) HTML
1 9 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 9 (100.00%) MySQL
1 9 (100.00%) OO
1 9 (100.00%) CSS
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (100.00%) HTML5
2 8 (88.89%) Cucumber
2 8 (88.89%) RSpec
2 8 (88.89%) TDD
2 8 (88.89%) MVC
2 8 (88.89%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (88.89%) Ruby
2 8 (88.89%) Ajax
2 8 (88.89%) Selenium
2 8 (88.89%) Web Services
2 8 (88.89%) UML
2 8 (88.89%) Python
2 8 (88.89%) Java
3 7 (77.78%) .NET
3 7 (77.78%) Ruby on Rails
4 6 (66.67%) C#
4 6 (66.67%) E-Commerce
4 6 (66.67%) Software Engineering
5 5 (55.56%) Subversion
5 5 (55.56%) Git (software)
5 5 (55.56%) CakePHP
6 3 (33.33%) Scrum
6 3 (33.33%) Internet
6 3 (33.33%) Linux

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT jobs across the Stevenage 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 1 (11.11%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) Internet
2 1 (11.11%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (100.00%) MySQL
2 8 (88.89%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (88.89%) Selenium
1 8 (88.89%) RSpec
1 8 (88.89%) Cucumber
2 5 (55.56%) Git (software)
2 5 (55.56%) Subversion
General
1 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (77.78%) Web Developer
3 6 (66.67%) Senior Developer
3 6 (66.67%) Senior Software Engineer
3 6 (66.67%) Senior Web Developer
3 6 (66.67%) Web Engineer
3 6 (66.67%) Senior Web Engineer
3 6 (66.67%) Software Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) Ruby Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) CSS
1 9 (100.00%) HTML
1 9 (100.00%) HTML5
2 8 (88.89%) Web Services
2 8 (88.89%) Ajax
3 7 (77.78%) Ruby on Rails
3 7 (77.78%) .NET
4 5 (55.56%) CakePHP
5 1 (11.11%) jQuery
5 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
5 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) OO
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (88.89%) TDD
2 8 (88.89%) MVC
2 8 (88.89%) UML
3 6 (66.67%) E-Commerce
3 6 (66.67%) Software Engineering
4 3 (33.33%) Scrum
5 1 (11.11%) Time Management
5 1 (11.11%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (88.89%) Java
2 8 (88.89%) Python
2 8 (88.89%) Ruby
3 6 (66.67%) C#
4 1 (11.11%) SQL
4 1 (11.11%) T-SQL