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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 46 52 41
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -11
Permanent jobs citing PHP 26 7 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 4.97% 1.72% 5.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.00% 3.40% 10.36%
Number of salaries quoted 14 5 25
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £19,800
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £43,000 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +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
289 206 251
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 55.26% 50.61% 52.18%
Number of salaries quoted 197 156 193
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 30 January 2015.

PHP Salary Histogram in Watford

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 24 (64.86%) MySQL
2 23 (62.16%) HTML
3 18 (48.65%) JavaScript
4 17 (45.95%) PHP5
5 16 (43.24%) jQuery
6 15 (40.54%) CSS
6 15 (40.54%) PostgreSQL
7 14 (37.84%) XML
7 14 (37.84%) Web Development
8 12 (32.43%) LAMP
8 12 (32.43%) MVC
9 11 (29.73%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (29.73%) TDD
9 11 (29.73%) Git (software)
9 11 (29.73%) Yii
10 10 (27.03%) Zend
10 10 (27.03%) Apache
11 9 (24.32%) E-Commerce
11 9 (24.32%) Symfony
11 9 (24.32%) Marketing
11 9 (24.32%) JSON
11 9 (24.32%) MongoDB
11 9 (24.32%) NoSQL
11 9 (24.32%) Bash Shell
12 8 (21.62%) Degree
12 8 (21.62%) Magento
12 8 (21.62%) Python
12 8 (21.62%) XSL
12 8 (21.62%) Perl
12 8 (21.62%) Debian

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 10 (27.03%) Apache
2 6 (16.22%) CMS
3 2 (5.41%) nginx
4 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.70%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (21.62%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.70%) IaaS
1 1 (2.70%) IBM SmartCloud
1 1 (2.70%) SaaS
1 1 (2.70%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.81%) SSH
2 3 (8.11%) DAB
3 1 (2.70%) SAN
3 1 (2.70%) Intranet
3 1 (2.70%) DNS
3 1 (2.70%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (64.86%) MySQL
2 15 (40.54%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (24.32%) MongoDB
3 9 (24.32%) NoSQL
4 7 (18.92%) Redis
5 6 (16.22%) SQL Server
5 6 (16.22%) DB2
6 3 (8.11%) Relational Database
7 2 (5.41%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 11 (29.73%) Git (software)
2 7 (18.92%) Subversion
3 3 (8.11%) Grunt
4 2 (5.41%) Jenkins
4 2 (5.41%) Mercurial
General
1 9 (24.32%) Marketing
2 5 (13.51%) Advertising
3 3 (8.11%) Retail
4 1 (2.70%) Publishing
4 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.70%) Finance
4 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 27 (72.97%) Developer
2 15 (40.54%) PHP Developer
3 11 (29.73%) Web Developer
3 11 (29.73%) Senior Developer
4 8 (21.62%) Senior PHP Developer
5 7 (18.92%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 7 (18.92%) Magento Developer
6 5 (13.51%) PHP Web Developer
7 3 (8.11%) Senior Web Developer
7 3 (8.11%) Lead Developer
7 3 (8.11%) Lead Web Developer
8 1 (2.70%) Junior Developer
8 1 (2.70%) Web Applications Developer
8 1 (2.70%) Junior Web Developer
8 1 (2.70%) Coordinator
8 1 (2.70%) Junior
8 1 (2.70%) Consultant
8 1 (2.70%) Applications Developer
8 1 (2.70%) Cloud Consultant
8 1 (2.70%) PHP Symfony Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (62.16%) HTML
2 16 (43.24%) jQuery
3 15 (40.54%) CSS
4 14 (37.84%) XML
5 12 (32.43%) LAMP
6 11 (29.73%) Yii
7 9 (24.32%) Symfony
7 9 (24.32%) JSON
8 8 (21.62%) XSL
9 7 (18.92%) Laravel
10 6 (16.22%) Java EE
10 6 (16.22%) Ajax
10 6 (16.22%) DHTML
11 5 (13.51%) CodeIgniter
11 5 (13.51%) RabbitMQ
12 4 (10.81%) Sass
12 4 (10.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 3 (8.11%) .NET
14 2 (5.41%) Memcached
15 1 (2.70%) Smarty
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) Open Source
2 2 (5.41%) Blog
3 1 (2.70%) W3C
3 1 (2.70%) Graphic Design
3 1 (2.70%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (21.62%) Debian
2 6 (16.22%) Linux
3 2 (5.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (37.84%) Web Development
2 12 (32.43%) MVC
3 11 (29.73%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (29.73%) TDD
4 9 (24.32%) E-Commerce
5 6 (16.22%) Scrum
5 6 (16.22%) OO
6 5 (13.51%) Unit Testing
7 3 (8.11%) Marketing Strategy
7 3 (8.11%) Mentoring
8 2 (5.41%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (5.41%) OO PHP
8 2 (5.41%) Web Application Development
8 2 (5.41%) Release Management
8 2 (5.41%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (5.41%) Refactoring
8 2 (5.41%) Configuration Management
8 2 (5.41%) OOP
8 2 (5.41%) Web Design
9 1 (2.70%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (48.65%) JavaScript
2 17 (45.95%) PHP5
3 9 (24.32%) Bash Shell
4 8 (21.62%) Python
4 8 (21.62%) Perl
5 6 (16.22%) Java
6 1 (2.70%) Ruby
6 1 (2.70%) SQL
6 1 (2.70%) VBScript
6 1 (2.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (21.62%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.70%) Hyper-V
1 1 (2.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (18.92%) Puppet
1 7 (18.92%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (8.11%) cPanel
Vendors
1 10 (27.03%) Zend
2 6 (16.22%) CyberSource
2 6 (16.22%) Ogone
2 6 (16.22%) Demandware
2 6 (16.22%) hybris
2 6 (16.22%) ATG
3 2 (5.41%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.70%) VMware
4 1 (2.70%) HP
4 1 (2.70%) EMC
4 1 (2.70%) Quark
4 1 (2.70%) IBM
Watford, Hertfordshire
TribePost.co.uk
Salary: £30,000-£40,000 DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago