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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 56 42 45
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +3
Permanent jobs citing PHP 11 16 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.90% 4.27% 3.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.74% 7.80% 5.69%
Number of salaries quoted 5 15 8
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,600 £27,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £42,200
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
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
232 205 211
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 40.00% 54.67% 54.66%
Number of salaries quoted 157 165 169
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,700 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £50,000
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 24 October 2014.

PHP Salary Histogram in Watford

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 18 (50.00%) CSS
3 16 (44.44%) MySQL
4 15 (41.67%) Web Development
5 14 (38.89%) HTML5
6 12 (33.33%) E-Commerce
7 11 (30.56%) .NET
7 11 (30.56%) Java
7 11 (30.56%) jQuery
7 11 (30.56%) Subversion
8 10 (27.78%) Marketing
8 10 (27.78%) XML
8 10 (27.78%) Windows
8 10 (27.78%) OO
8 10 (27.78%) PHP5
8 10 (27.78%) Responsive Web Design
9 9 (25.00%) Web Application Development
9 9 (25.00%) Degree
9 9 (25.00%) Retail
10 8 (22.22%) Web Design
10 8 (22.22%) Android
10 8 (22.22%) SQL
10 8 (22.22%) Photoshop
10 8 (22.22%) Mobile App
10 8 (22.22%) Apple iOS
11 7 (19.44%) Mobile Application Development
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 24 October 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 7 (19.44%) 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 5 (13.89%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.78%) SaaS
1 1 (2.78%) PaaS
1 1 (2.78%) IaaS
1 1 (2.78%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) TCP/IP
1 2 (5.56%) DNS
1 2 (5.56%) SAN
2 1 (2.78%) Intranet
2 1 (2.78%) SSH
2 1 (2.78%) NAS
2 1 (2.78%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (44.44%) MySQL
2 3 (8.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.78%) DB2
3 1 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 11 (30.56%) Subversion
2 6 (16.67%) NUnit
3 3 (8.33%) Eclipse
3 3 (8.33%) Axure RP
4 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Blend
General
1 10 (27.78%) Marketing
2 9 (25.00%) Retail
3 4 (11.11%) Advertising
4 2 (5.56%) Finance
5 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.78%) Publishing
5 1 (2.78%) Games
5 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (72.22%) Developer
2 14 (38.89%) 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%) UX Designer
5 3 (8.33%) Designer
5 3 (8.33%) Applications Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Coordinator
6 2 (5.56%) Software Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Junior
7 1 (2.78%) Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) Consultant
7 1 (2.78%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (2.78%) Applications Specialist
7 1 (2.78%) Support Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) Support Specialist
7 1 (2.78%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (66.67%) HTML
2 18 (50.00%) CSS
3 14 (38.89%) HTML5
4 11 (30.56%) jQuery
4 11 (30.56%) .NET
5 10 (27.78%) XML
6 7 (19.44%) ASP.NET
7 4 (11.11%) DHTML
7 4 (11.11%) JSP
7 4 (11.11%) Ajax
7 4 (11.11%) JSON
7 4 (11.11%) CSS3
8 3 (8.33%) Laravel
8 3 (8.33%) Sass
8 3 (8.33%) Smarty
8 3 (8.33%) Symfony
8 3 (8.33%) Java EE
8 3 (8.33%) SOAP
9 2 (5.56%) Web Services
9 2 (5.56%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.22%) 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%) Graphic Design
5 1 (2.78%) Online Games
5 1 (2.78%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 10 (27.78%) Windows
2 8 (22.22%) Android
2 8 (22.22%) Apple iOS
3 7 (19.44%) Windows Mobile
4 5 (13.89%) Linux
5 2 (5.56%) UNIX
6 1 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.78%) Debian
6 1 (2.78%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (41.67%) Web Development
2 12 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 10 (27.78%) OO
3 10 (27.78%) Responsive Web Design
4 9 (25.00%) Web Application Development
5 8 (22.22%) Web Design
6 7 (19.44%) OOD
6 7 (19.44%) Mobile Application Development
6 7 (19.44%) Software Engineering
7 6 (16.67%) SEO
8 5 (13.89%) Android Development
8 5 (13.89%) iOS Development
9 4 (11.11%) Social Media Marketing
9 4 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (11.11%) MVC
9 4 (11.11%) OOP
10 3 (8.33%) Content Management
10 3 (8.33%) Information Architecture
10 3 (8.33%) OO PHP
11 2 (5.56%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 24 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 11 (30.56%) Java
3 10 (27.78%) PHP5
4 8 (22.22%) SQL
5 7 (19.44%) C#
6 4 (11.11%) Perl
6 4 (11.11%) Bash Shell
7 3 (8.33%) Ruby
8 2 (5.56%) C++
8 2 (5.56%) Python
9 1 (2.78%) VBScript
9 1 (2.78%) PL/SQL
9 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (25.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.78%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.78%) vSphere
2 1 (2.78%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.78%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) Puppet
2 1 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.78%) Ansible
Vendors
1 4 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 4 (11.11%) Zend
2 3 (8.33%) CyberSource
2 3 (8.33%) DataCash
2 3 (8.33%) Ogone
3 2 (5.56%) Oracle
3 2 (5.56%) VMware
4 1 (2.78%) IBM
4 1 (2.78%) HP
4 1 (2.78%) EMC
4 1 (2.78%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.78%) Quark
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