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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 57 49 38
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -11
Permanent jobs citing PHP 17 9 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 2.79% 2.43% 5.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.90% 4.81% 11.26%
Number of salaries quoted 12 6 22
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £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
288 187 222
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 47.29% 50.40% 49.22%
Number of salaries quoted 199 153 170
Average salary £43,250 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.12% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £31,150 £29,400
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £50,000
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 24 December 2014.

PHP Salary Histogram in Watford

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 29 (72.50%) HTML
1 29 (72.50%) JavaScript
2 21 (52.50%) MySQL
3 19 (47.50%) jQuery
4 18 (45.00%) PHP5
5 17 (42.50%) CSS
6 14 (35.00%) XML
6 14 (35.00%) E-Commerce
6 14 (35.00%) Web Development
7 12 (30.00%) Degree
8 11 (27.50%) Bash Shell
9 10 (25.00%) Java
9 10 (25.00%) Perl
9 10 (25.00%) Apache
9 10 (25.00%) LAMP
10 9 (22.50%) Python
10 9 (22.50%) PostgreSQL
10 9 (22.50%) Subversion
10 9 (22.50%) Marketing
10 9 (22.50%) JSON
10 9 (22.50%) HTML5
11 8 (20.00%) .NET
11 8 (20.00%) Photoshop
11 8 (20.00%) XSL
11 8 (20.00%) Debian
11 8 (20.00%) Retail
11 8 (20.00%) Magento
11 8 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
12 7 (17.50%) Windows
12 7 (17.50%) OO

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 10 (25.00%) Apache
2 6 (15.00%) WordPress
3 3 (7.50%) CMS
4 1 (2.50%) nginx
4 1 (2.50%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (20.00%) Photoshop
2 4 (10.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (7.50%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (2.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (20.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.50%) SaaS
1 1 (2.50%) PaaS
1 1 (2.50%) IaaS
1 1 (2.50%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (5.00%) DNS
1 2 (5.00%) SAN
1 2 (5.00%) SSH
2 1 (2.50%) NAS
2 1 (2.50%) HTTP
2 1 (2.50%) Intranet
2 1 (2.50%) DAB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (52.50%) MySQL
2 9 (22.50%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (10.00%) DB2
4 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
5 2 (5.00%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.50%) CouchDB
6 1 (2.50%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.50%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.50%) Redis
Development Applications
1 9 (22.50%) Subversion
2 3 (7.50%) Eclipse
2 3 (7.50%) NUnit
2 3 (7.50%) Axure RP
3 2 (5.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.50%) Mercurial
4 1 (2.50%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.50%) Grunt
General
1 9 (22.50%) Marketing
2 8 (20.00%) Retail
3 4 (10.00%) Advertising
4 1 (2.50%) Publishing
4 1 (2.50%) Games
4 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.50%) Finance
4 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 25 (62.50%) Developer
2 13 (32.50%) Web Developer
3 7 (17.50%) PHP Developer
4 5 (12.50%) PHP Web Developer
4 5 (12.50%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 4 (10.00%) Mobile Developer
6 3 (7.50%) UX Designer
6 3 (7.50%) Designer
6 3 (7.50%) Magento Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Senior Developer
8 1 (2.50%) Support Specialist
8 1 (2.50%) Applications Support
8 1 (2.50%) Lead Developer
8 1 (2.50%) Administrator
8 1 (2.50%) Senior Web Developer
8 1 (2.50%) Junior Developer
8 1 (2.50%) Applications Support Specialist
8 1 (2.50%) Web Applications Developer
8 1 (2.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 1 (2.50%) Junior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (72.50%) HTML
2 19 (47.50%) jQuery
3 17 (42.50%) CSS
4 14 (35.00%) XML
5 10 (25.00%) LAMP
6 9 (22.50%) JSON
6 9 (22.50%) HTML5
7 8 (20.00%) XSL
7 8 (20.00%) .NET
8 6 (15.00%) Ajax
8 6 (15.00%) Java EE
8 6 (15.00%) DHTML
9 5 (12.50%) CSS3
10 4 (10.00%) Laravel
10 4 (10.00%) ASP.NET
10 4 (10.00%) JSP
11 3 (7.50%) Yii
11 3 (7.50%) Symfony
12 2 (5.00%) Sass
12 2 (5.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) Mobile App
2 4 (10.00%) Social Media
2 4 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (7.50%) User Experience
4 2 (5.00%) Open Source
5 1 (2.50%) Blog
5 1 (2.50%) Online Games
5 1 (2.50%) W3C
5 1 (2.50%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 8 (20.00%) Debian
2 7 (17.50%) Windows
3 5 (12.50%) Linux
4 4 (10.00%) Windows Mobile
4 4 (10.00%) Android
4 4 (10.00%) Apple iOS
5 2 (5.00%) UNIX
6 1 (2.50%) AIX
6 1 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.00%) E-Commerce
1 14 (35.00%) Web Development
2 8 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 7 (17.50%) OO
3 7 (17.50%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (15.00%) Web Design
5 5 (12.50%) SEO
5 5 (12.50%) Web Application Development
6 4 (10.00%) Mobile Application Development
6 4 (10.00%) Android Development
6 4 (10.00%) iOS Development
6 4 (10.00%) Software Engineering
6 4 (10.00%) MVC
6 4 (10.00%) OOD
6 4 (10.00%) Social Media Marketing
7 3 (7.50%) Information Architecture
7 3 (7.50%) OOP
7 3 (7.50%) TDD
7 3 (7.50%) Content Management
7 3 (7.50%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 29 (72.50%) JavaScript
2 18 (45.00%) PHP5
3 11 (27.50%) Bash Shell
4 10 (25.00%) Perl
4 10 (25.00%) Java
5 9 (22.50%) Python
6 4 (10.00%) C#
7 3 (7.50%) Ruby
7 3 (7.50%) SQL
8 1 (2.50%) VBScript
8 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (30.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.50%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.50%) vSphere
2 1 (2.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.50%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (7.50%) Puppet
2 2 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.50%) Ansible
3 1 (2.50%) cPanel
Vendors
1 6 (15.00%) CyberSource
1 6 (15.00%) Ogone
2 4 (10.00%) Zend
3 3 (7.50%) hybris
3 3 (7.50%) Demandware
3 3 (7.50%) ATG
3 3 (7.50%) DataCash
4 2 (5.00%) VMware
4 2 (5.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.50%) HP
5 1 (2.50%) EMC
5 1 (2.50%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.50%) Quark
5 1 (2.50%) IBM
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Posted: 3 days ago
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Posted: 4 days ago
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