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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 70 41 45
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +4
Permanent jobs citing PHP 7 27 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.22% 5.12% 4.97%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.44% 11.74% 8.74%
Number of salaries quoted 7 17 18
Average salary £37,500 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £21,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £41,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £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 Watford region.

Programming Languages Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
287 230 206
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 49.83% 43.64% 56.91%
Number of salaries quoted 232 161 158
Average salary £45,000 £41,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.43% +10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,800 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 28 August 2015.

PHP Salary Histogram in Watford

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 16 (69.57%) SQL
2 12 (52.17%) Apache
3 11 (47.83%) Linux
4 10 (43.48%) Perl
5 9 (39.13%) JavaScript
6 8 (34.78%) Oracle
7 7 (30.43%) HTML
7 7 (30.43%) HTTP
7 7 (30.43%) Magento
8 6 (26.09%) jQuery
8 6 (26.09%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (26.09%) PL/SQL
8 6 (26.09%) CSS
8 6 (26.09%) Oracle Database
9 5 (21.74%) Windows
10 4 (17.39%) Internet
10 4 (17.39%) UNIX
10 4 (17.39%) E-Commerce
10 4 (17.39%) CGI
10 4 (17.39%) IBM
10 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
10 4 (17.39%) AIX
10 4 (17.39%) Tomcat
10 4 (17.39%) Java
10 4 (17.39%) DB2
10 4 (17.39%) MySQL
10 4 (17.39%) Ajax
10 4 (17.39%) Drupal
11 3 (13.04%) WebSphere
11 3 (13.04%) Automated Testing

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 12 (52.17%) Apache
2 4 (17.39%) Tomcat
2 4 (17.39%) Drupal
3 3 (13.04%) WebSphere
3 3 (13.04%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (13.04%) JBoss
4 1 (4.35%) MQSeries
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.70%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (30.43%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (30.43%) HTTP
2 4 (17.39%) Internet
3 3 (13.04%) HTTPS
4 2 (8.70%) Firewall
5 1 (4.35%) SSH
5 1 (4.35%) DHCP
5 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
5 1 (4.35%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) Oracle Database
2 4 (17.39%) DB2
2 4 (17.39%) MySQL
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) LoadRunner
1 3 (13.04%) JMeter
2 2 (8.70%) Firebug
2 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.35%) PHPUnit
3 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.35%) Grunt
3 1 (4.35%) Subversion
3 1 (4.35%) Ant
General
1 3 (13.04%) Finance
1 3 (13.04%) Games
2 2 (8.70%) Retail
2 2 (8.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (47.83%) Developer
2 9 (39.13%) Analyst
3 6 (26.09%) Support Analyst
4 5 (21.74%) Web Developer
5 4 (17.39%) Applications Support
5 4 (17.39%) Senior Developer
5 4 (17.39%) Applications Support Analyst
5 4 (17.39%) Senior Web Developer
6 3 (13.04%) Oracle Developer
6 3 (13.04%) Applications Developer
6 3 (13.04%) Perl Developer
6 3 (13.04%) Web Applications Developer
6 3 (13.04%) Senior Applications Developer
6 3 (13.04%) Senior Web Applications Developer
6 3 (13.04%) Performance Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) E-Commerce Support Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Graduate Software Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Front-End Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Software Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (30.43%) HTML
2 6 (26.09%) CSS
2 6 (26.09%) jQuery
3 4 (17.39%) CGI
3 4 (17.39%) Ajax
4 3 (13.04%) J2EE
5 2 (8.70%) XML
5 2 (8.70%) Flash
5 2 (8.70%) Grails
5 2 (8.70%) HTML5
5 2 (8.70%) CSS3
5 2 (8.70%) AngularJS
5 2 (8.70%) LAMP
6 1 (4.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (4.35%) Doctrine
6 1 (4.35%) Catalyst
6 1 (4.35%) Laravel
6 1 (4.35%) Backbone.js
6 1 (4.35%) Sass
6 1 (4.35%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Mobile App
1 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) iDTV
2 1 (4.35%) W3C
2 1 (4.35%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 11 (47.83%) Linux
2 5 (21.74%) Windows
3 4 (17.39%) AIX
3 4 (17.39%) UNIX
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (17.39%) E-Commerce
3 3 (13.04%) Automated Testing
3 3 (13.04%) Performance Testing
3 3 (13.04%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (13.04%) B2C
3 3 (13.04%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (13.04%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (13.04%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (13.04%) Test Planning
4 2 (8.70%) Information Architecture
4 2 (8.70%) Project Management
4 2 (8.70%) ERP
4 2 (8.70%) B2B
5 1 (4.35%) Software Engineering
5 1 (4.35%) Game Development
5 1 (4.35%) Open Source
5 1 (4.35%) MVC
5 1 (4.35%) Validation
5 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (69.57%) SQL
2 10 (43.48%) Perl
3 9 (39.13%) JavaScript
4 6 (26.09%) PL/SQL
5 4 (17.39%) Java
6 3 (13.04%) Shell Script
6 3 (13.04%) AWK
7 2 (8.70%) ActionScript
7 2 (8.70%) Python
8 1 (4.35%) Jython
8 1 (4.35%) Ruby
8 1 (4.35%) PHP5
8 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
8 1 (4.35%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) MCP
1 1 (4.35%) MCSE
1 1 (4.35%) MCSA
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.35%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) SCCM
1 1 (4.35%) Puppet
1 1 (4.35%) Vagrant
1 1 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (4.35%) Ansible
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) Oracle
2 4 (17.39%) IBM
2 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
3 3 (13.04%) Sun
4 2 (8.70%) Adobe
5 1 (4.35%) Cisco
5 1 (4.35%) hybris