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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 38 61 45
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -16
Permanent jobs citing PHP 26 13 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 4.89% 2.23% 2.83%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.83% 4.30% 5.03%
Number of salaries quoted 16 8 10
Average salary £45,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.00% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £46,250 £50,000
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
240 302 199
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 45.11% 51.89% 56.37%
Number of salaries quoted 189 243 172
Average salary £46,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £51,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 28 (53.85%) HTML
2 23 (44.23%) Apache
3 22 (42.31%) JavaScript
4 20 (38.46%) MySQL
4 20 (38.46%) CSS
4 20 (38.46%) Linux
5 19 (36.54%) Perl
6 18 (34.62%) LAMP
6 18 (34.62%) jQuery
7 17 (32.69%) Git (software)
7 17 (32.69%) Yii
8 16 (30.77%) Magento
9 15 (28.85%) SQL
9 15 (28.85%) XML
10 14 (26.92%) DB2
10 14 (26.92%) Java
10 14 (26.92%) E-Commerce
10 14 (26.92%) PostgreSQL
10 14 (26.92%) MVC
10 14 (26.92%) Marketing
11 13 (25.00%) PHP5
11 13 (25.00%) Oracle
12 12 (23.08%) Laravel
13 11 (21.15%) Agile Software Development
13 11 (21.15%) TDD
14 10 (19.23%) MongoDB
14 10 (19.23%) NoSQL
15 9 (17.31%) Bash Shell
15 9 (17.31%) SSH
15 9 (17.31%) Zend

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 23 (44.23%) Apache
2 8 (15.38%) Tomcat
2 8 (15.38%) Drupal
3 7 (13.46%) WebSphere
3 7 (13.46%) WebSphere Application Server
3 7 (13.46%) JBoss
4 6 (11.54%) CMS
5 2 (3.85%) nginx
6 1 (1.92%) WordPress
6 1 (1.92%) MQSeries
Applications
1 3 (5.77%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 16 (30.77%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 9 (17.31%) SSH
2 8 (15.38%) HTTP
2 8 (15.38%) Internet
3 7 (13.46%) DAB
3 7 (13.46%) HTTPS
4 1 (1.92%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (38.46%) MySQL
2 14 (26.92%) DB2
2 14 (26.92%) PostgreSQL
3 10 (19.23%) MongoDB
3 10 (19.23%) NoSQL
4 7 (13.46%) Redis
4 7 (13.46%) Oracle Database
5 6 (11.54%) SQL Server
6 2 (3.85%) CouchDB
6 2 (3.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (32.69%) Git (software)
2 9 (17.31%) Grunt
3 7 (13.46%) LoadRunner
3 7 (13.46%) JMeter
4 3 (5.77%) Subversion
4 3 (5.77%) Jenkins
5 2 (3.85%) Mercurial
5 2 (3.85%) PHPUnit
5 2 (3.85%) Firebug
6 1 (1.92%) Ant
General
1 14 (26.92%) Marketing
2 5 (9.62%) Finance
2 5 (9.62%) Advertising
3 2 (3.85%) Games
4 1 (1.92%) Retail
Job Titles
1 37 (71.15%) Developer
2 18 (34.62%) Senior Developer
3 13 (25.00%) PHP Developer
4 11 (21.15%) Web Developer
5 9 (17.31%) Senior Web Developer
5 9 (17.31%) Senior PHP Developer
6 7 (13.46%) Magento Developer
7 6 (11.54%) Lead Web Developer
7 6 (11.54%) Lead Developer
8 5 (9.62%) Oracle Developer
8 5 (9.62%) Perl Developer
9 4 (7.69%) Technical Specialist
10 3 (5.77%) Analyst
10 3 (5.77%) Performance Analyst
10 3 (5.77%) PHP MySQL Developer
11 2 (3.85%) Tester
11 2 (3.85%) Performance Tester
12 1 (1.92%) Applications Developer
12 1 (1.92%) Junior
12 1 (1.92%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (53.85%) HTML
2 20 (38.46%) CSS
3 18 (34.62%) LAMP
3 18 (34.62%) jQuery
4 17 (32.69%) Yii
5 15 (28.85%) XML
6 12 (23.08%) Laravel
7 9 (17.31%) Sass
7 9 (17.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 9 (17.31%) .NET
8 8 (15.38%) Ajax
8 8 (15.38%) Symfony
9 7 (13.46%) JSON
9 7 (13.46%) J2EE
9 7 (13.46%) XSL
10 6 (11.54%) DHTML
10 6 (11.54%) Java EE
11 5 (9.62%) CodeIgniter
11 5 (9.62%) RabbitMQ
11 5 (9.62%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.38%) Open Source
2 3 (5.77%) Mobile App
2 3 (5.77%) Blog
3 2 (3.85%) W3C
4 1 (1.92%) Graphic Design
4 1 (1.92%) Online Games
4 1 (1.92%) iDTV
Operating Systems
1 20 (38.46%) Linux
2 8 (15.38%) Windows
2 8 (15.38%) AIX
3 7 (13.46%) Debian
4 1 (1.92%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (26.92%) E-Commerce
1 14 (26.92%) MVC
2 11 (21.15%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (21.15%) TDD
3 9 (17.31%) Performance Tuning
4 8 (15.38%) OO
4 8 (15.38%) Web Development
5 7 (13.46%) Capacity Planning
5 7 (13.46%) Performance Testing
5 7 (13.46%) Automated Testing
5 7 (13.46%) Test Planning
5 7 (13.46%) Root Cause Analysis
6 6 (11.54%) Marketing Strategy
6 6 (11.54%) Scrum
7 5 (9.62%) Unit Testing
7 5 (9.62%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (9.62%) Mentoring
8 3 (5.77%) OO PHP
9 2 (3.85%) Web Application Development
9 2 (3.85%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 22 (42.31%) JavaScript
2 19 (36.54%) Perl
3 15 (28.85%) SQL
4 14 (26.92%) Java
5 13 (25.00%) PHP5
6 9 (17.31%) Bash Shell
7 8 (15.38%) Python
8 7 (13.46%) AWK
9 5 (9.62%) PL/SQL
10 2 (3.85%) ActionScript
11 1 (1.92%) Jython
Qualifications
1 7 (13.46%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.85%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 8 (15.38%) Puppet
1 8 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (13.46%) cPanel
3 2 (3.85%) Vagrant
4 1 (1.92%) Ansible
Vendors
1 13 (25.00%) Oracle
2 9 (17.31%) Zend
3 8 (15.38%) IBM
4 7 (13.46%) Sun
4 7 (13.46%) hybris
5 6 (11.54%) Demandware
5 6 (11.54%) CyberSource
5 6 (11.54%) Ogone
5 6 (11.54%) ATG
6 2 (3.85%) Adobe
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