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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 45 64 41
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -23
Permanent jobs citing PHP 19 10 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 3.85% 1.63% 2.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.26% 3.57% 5.07%
Number of salaries quoted 12 6 7
Average salary £49,250 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.33% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £28,750 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,750 £55,000 £37,500
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
230 280 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 46.65% 45.75% 47.92%
Number of salaries quoted 167 223 113
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £37,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% +7.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £51,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%

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 22 May 2015.

PHP Salary Histogram in Watford

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 22 (45.83%) HTML
1 22 (45.83%) Linux
2 19 (39.58%) Apache
2 19 (39.58%) JavaScript
2 19 (39.58%) SQL
2 19 (39.58%) CSS
3 16 (33.33%) Magento
4 15 (31.25%) Git (software)
4 15 (31.25%) Yii
4 15 (31.25%) jQuery
4 15 (31.25%) DB2
4 15 (31.25%) Java
5 14 (29.17%) Perl
5 14 (29.17%) MySQL
5 14 (29.17%) Oracle
5 14 (29.17%) E-Commerce
6 13 (27.08%) Marketing
7 12 (25.00%) MVC
7 12 (25.00%) LAMP
8 11 (22.92%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (22.92%) TDD
9 10 (20.83%) Ajax
9 10 (20.83%) Laravel
9 10 (20.83%) HTTP
9 10 (20.83%) XML
10 9 (18.75%) Tomcat
10 9 (18.75%) Windows
10 9 (18.75%) AIX
10 9 (18.75%) IBM
10 9 (18.75%) MongoDB

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 19 (39.58%) Apache
2 9 (18.75%) Tomcat
2 9 (18.75%) Drupal
3 7 (14.58%) WebSphere Application Server
3 7 (14.58%) JBoss
3 7 (14.58%) WebSphere
4 6 (12.50%) CMS
5 2 (4.17%) MQSeries
6 1 (2.08%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (6.25%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 16 (33.33%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 10 (20.83%) HTTP
2 8 (16.67%) SSH
2 8 (16.67%) Internet
3 7 (14.58%) HTTPS
4 6 (12.50%) DAB
5 2 (4.17%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (31.25%) DB2
2 14 (29.17%) MySQL
3 9 (18.75%) MongoDB
3 9 (18.75%) NoSQL
4 8 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (14.58%) Oracle Database
6 6 (12.50%) Redis
6 6 (12.50%) SQL Server
7 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
7 1 (2.08%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 15 (31.25%) Git (software)
2 8 (16.67%) Grunt
3 7 (14.58%) JMeter
3 7 (14.58%) LoadRunner
4 3 (6.25%) Jenkins
4 3 (6.25%) Subversion
5 2 (4.17%) Ant
5 2 (4.17%) Firebug
5 2 (4.17%) PHPUnit
6 1 (2.08%) Mercurial
General
1 13 (27.08%) Marketing
2 5 (10.42%) Finance
2 5 (10.42%) Advertising
3 3 (6.25%) Games
4 1 (2.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 36 (75.00%) Developer
2 19 (39.58%) Senior Developer
3 12 (25.00%) PHP Developer
4 11 (22.92%) Web Developer
5 10 (20.83%) Senior Web Developer
6 9 (18.75%) Senior PHP Developer
7 7 (14.58%) Magento Developer
8 5 (10.42%) Oracle Developer
8 5 (10.42%) Lead Developer
8 5 (10.42%) Lead Web Developer
8 5 (10.42%) Perl Developer
9 4 (8.33%) Technical Specialist
10 3 (6.25%) PHP MySQL Developer
10 3 (6.25%) Web Applications Developer
10 3 (6.25%) Senior Applications Developer
10 3 (6.25%) Performance Analyst
10 3 (6.25%) Senior Web Applications Developer
10 3 (6.25%) Applications Developer
10 3 (6.25%) Analyst
11 2 (4.17%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (45.83%) HTML
2 19 (39.58%) CSS
3 15 (31.25%) Yii
3 15 (31.25%) jQuery
4 12 (25.00%) LAMP
5 10 (20.83%) Ajax
5 10 (20.83%) Laravel
5 10 (20.83%) XML
6 8 (16.67%) Sass
6 8 (16.67%) .NET
6 8 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 7 (14.58%) J2EE
7 7 (14.58%) Symfony
8 6 (12.50%) Java EE
8 6 (12.50%) DHTML
9 5 (10.42%) CGI
9 5 (10.42%) RabbitMQ
9 5 (10.42%) CodeIgniter
10 4 (8.33%) CSS3
11 3 (6.25%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.67%) Open Source
2 2 (4.17%) Blog
2 2 (4.17%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.08%) Online Games
3 1 (2.08%) iDTV
3 1 (2.08%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 22 (45.83%) Linux
2 9 (18.75%) Windows
2 9 (18.75%) AIX
3 2 (4.17%) UNIX
3 2 (4.17%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (29.17%) E-Commerce
2 12 (25.00%) MVC
3 11 (22.92%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (22.92%) TDD
4 8 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
5 7 (14.58%) Test Planning
5 7 (14.58%) OO
5 7 (14.58%) Capacity Planning
5 7 (14.58%) Performance Testing
5 7 (14.58%) Root Cause Analysis
5 7 (14.58%) Automated Testing
5 7 (14.58%) Web Development
6 6 (12.50%) Scrum
6 6 (12.50%) Mentoring
7 5 (10.42%) Marketing Strategy
7 5 (10.42%) Unit Testing
7 5 (10.42%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (4.17%) OOP
8 2 (4.17%) Information Architecture
8 2 (4.17%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 19 (39.58%) JavaScript
1 19 (39.58%) SQL
2 15 (31.25%) Java
3 14 (29.17%) Perl
4 7 (14.58%) AWK
4 7 (14.58%) PHP5
5 5 (10.42%) PL/SQL
5 5 (10.42%) Python
6 4 (8.33%) Bash Shell
7 2 (4.17%) ActionScript
7 2 (4.17%) Jython
8 1 (2.08%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (4.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.17%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 8 (16.67%) Puppet
1 8 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (12.50%) cPanel
3 2 (4.17%) Vagrant
3 2 (4.17%) Ansible
Vendors
1 14 (29.17%) Oracle
2 9 (18.75%) IBM
3 8 (16.67%) hybris
4 7 (14.58%) Sun
4 7 (14.58%) Zend
5 6 (12.50%) Demandware
5 6 (12.50%) ATG
5 6 (12.50%) CyberSource
5 6 (12.50%) Ogone
6 2 (4.17%) Adobe
Watford
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
camelot
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 19 days ago