The table below looks at the statistics for PHP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 43 42 51
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +9
Permanent jobs citing PHP 25 19 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 4.62% 5.00% 2.97%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.96% 8.88% 5.09%
Number of salaries quoted 14 19 10
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £39,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -11.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £30,000 £27,050
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £39,000 £45,000
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 Watford region.

Programming Languages Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
228 214 216
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 42.14% 56.32% 58.38%
Number of salaries quoted 155 175 154
Average salary £41,500 £37,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.66% -8.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

PHP Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

PHP
Salary Trend in Watford

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

PHP Salary Trend in Watford

PHP
Salary Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PHP across the Watford region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

PHP Salary Histogram in Watford

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Watford 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 24 (66.67%) HTML
1 24 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 19 (52.78%) CSS
3 15 (41.67%) Web Development
4 14 (38.89%) HTML5
4 14 (38.89%) MySQL
5 13 (36.11%) Java
5 13 (36.11%) E-Commerce
6 12 (33.33%) XML
6 12 (33.33%) jQuery
7 11 (30.56%) Subversion
7 11 (30.56%) .NET
8 10 (27.78%) OO
8 10 (27.78%) Retail
8 10 (27.78%) Responsive Web Design
8 10 (27.78%) Web Application Development
9 9 (25.00%) PHP5
9 9 (25.00%) Marketing
9 9 (25.00%) Degree
9 9 (25.00%) Windows
9 9 (25.00%) SQL
10 8 (22.22%) Photoshop
10 8 (22.22%) Android
10 8 (22.22%) Apple iOS
11 7 (19.44%) Windows Mobile
11 7 (19.44%) Software Engineering
11 7 (19.44%) Web Design
11 7 (19.44%) C#
11 7 (19.44%) ASP.NET
11 7 (19.44%) OOD

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Watford 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 6 (16.67%) WordPress
2 3 (8.33%) Apache
3 1 (2.78%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (22.22%) Photoshop
2 4 (11.11%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (8.33%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (2.78%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (11.11%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.78%) DNS
2 1 (2.78%) SAN
2 1 (2.78%) Intranet
2 1 (2.78%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (38.89%) MySQL
2 3 (8.33%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.56%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.78%) DB2
Development Applications
1 11 (30.56%) Subversion
2 6 (16.67%) NUnit
3 5 (13.89%) Eclipse
4 3 (8.33%) Axure RP
5 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Blend
General
1 10 (27.78%) Retail
2 9 (25.00%) Marketing
3 4 (11.11%) Advertising
4 2 (5.56%) Finance
5 1 (2.78%) Publishing
5 1 (2.78%) Games
Job Titles
1 28 (77.78%) Developer
2 13 (36.11%) Web Developer
3 7 (19.44%) Mobile Developer
4 5 (13.89%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 5 (13.89%) PHP Web Developer
4 5 (13.89%) PHP Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Web Applications Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Applications Developer
5 3 (8.33%) User Experience Designer
5 3 (8.33%) Designer
6 2 (5.56%) Perl Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Coordinator
6 2 (5.56%) Software Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Oracle Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Project Coordinator
7 1 (2.78%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (2.78%) Applications Specialist
7 1 (2.78%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 1 (2.78%) Linux Administrator
7 1 (2.78%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (66.67%) HTML
2 19 (52.78%) CSS
3 14 (38.89%) HTML5
4 12 (33.33%) jQuery
4 12 (33.33%) XML
5 11 (30.56%) .NET
6 7 (19.44%) ASP.NET
7 6 (16.67%) DHTML
7 6 (16.67%) JSP
7 6 (16.67%) Ajax
8 5 (13.89%) Java EE
9 4 (11.11%) CSS3
10 3 (8.33%) Laravel
10 3 (8.33%) Sass
10 3 (8.33%) LESS
10 3 (8.33%) Smarty
10 3 (8.33%) Symfony
10 3 (8.33%) RSS
10 3 (8.33%) SOAP
11 2 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (19.44%) Mobile App
2 5 (13.89%) Computer Science
3 4 (11.11%) Social Media
4 3 (8.33%) User Experience
4 3 (8.33%) W3C
5 1 (2.78%) Firmware
5 1 (2.78%) Online Games
5 1 (2.78%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 9 (25.00%) Windows
2 8 (22.22%) Android
2 8 (22.22%) Apple iOS
3 7 (19.44%) Windows Mobile
4 4 (11.11%) Linux
5 2 (5.56%) UNIX
6 1 (2.78%) AIX
6 1 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (41.67%) Web Development
2 13 (36.11%) E-Commerce
3 10 (27.78%) OO
3 10 (27.78%) Responsive Web Design
3 10 (27.78%) Web Application Development
4 7 (19.44%) Mobile Application Development
4 7 (19.44%) OOD
4 7 (19.44%) Web Design
4 7 (19.44%) Software Engineering
5 6 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (16.67%) SEO
6 5 (13.89%) Content Management
6 5 (13.89%) Android Development
6 5 (13.89%) iOS Development
7 4 (11.11%) Social Media Marketing
7 4 (11.11%) OOP
8 3 (8.33%) MVC
8 3 (8.33%) Information Architecture
8 3 (8.33%) OO PHP
9 2 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 13 (36.11%) Java
3 9 (25.00%) SQL
3 9 (25.00%) PHP5
4 7 (19.44%) C#
5 4 (11.11%) Perl
6 2 (5.56%) PL/SQL
6 2 (5.56%) C++
6 2 (5.56%) Ruby
6 2 (5.56%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.78%) VBScript
7 1 (2.78%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (25.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) Puppet
2 1 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.78%) Ansible
Vendors
1 5 (13.89%) CyberSource
1 5 (13.89%) DataCash
1 5 (13.89%) Ogone
2 3 (8.33%) Zend
2 3 (8.33%) Oracle
2 3 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.56%) Demandware
4 1 (2.78%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.78%) Quark
4 1 (2.78%) VMware