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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 34 58 47
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -11
Permanent jobs citing PHP 32 11 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 6.34% 2.14% 4.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.01% 4.01% 7.11%
Number of salaries quoted 16 7 17
Average salary £45,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.46% -7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
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
246 274 239
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 48.71% 53.31% 58.72%
Number of salaries quoted 179 213 201
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,900 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £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
Salary Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PHP across the Watford region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

PHP Salary Histogram in Watford

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 22 (42.31%) Apache
3 21 (40.38%) JavaScript
3 21 (40.38%) MySQL
4 20 (38.46%) CSS
4 20 (38.46%) Perl
4 20 (38.46%) Linux
5 18 (34.62%) LAMP
5 18 (34.62%) jQuery
6 17 (32.69%) Git (software)
6 17 (32.69%) Yii
7 16 (30.77%) Magento
8 15 (28.85%) MVC
8 15 (28.85%) XML
8 15 (28.85%) PostgreSQL
8 15 (28.85%) Marketing
9 14 (26.92%) DB2
9 14 (26.92%) Java
9 14 (26.92%) SQL
10 13 (25.00%) Oracle
10 13 (25.00%) E-Commerce
10 13 (25.00%) PHP5
10 13 (25.00%) Laravel
11 11 (21.15%) Bash Shell
11 11 (21.15%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (21.15%) TDD
12 10 (19.23%) SSH
12 10 (19.23%) Zend
12 10 (19.23%) MongoDB
12 10 (19.23%) NoSQL

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 22 (42.31%) 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 2 (3.85%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 16 (30.77%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.92%) SaaS
1 1 (1.92%) PaaS
1 1 (1.92%) IaaS
1 1 (1.92%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (19.23%) SSH
2 8 (15.38%) Internet
3 7 (13.46%) DAB
3 7 (13.46%) HTTP
3 7 (13.46%) HTTPS
4 1 (1.92%) SAN
4 1 (1.92%) DNS
4 1 (1.92%) Firewall
4 1 (1.92%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (40.38%) MySQL
2 15 (28.85%) PostgreSQL
3 14 (26.92%) DB2
4 10 (19.23%) MongoDB
4 10 (19.23%) NoSQL
5 7 (13.46%) Redis
5 7 (13.46%) Oracle Database
6 6 (11.54%) SQL Server
7 3 (5.77%) Relational Database
8 2 (3.85%) CouchDB
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 15 (28.85%) Marketing
2 6 (11.54%) Finance
3 5 (9.62%) Advertising
4 2 (3.85%) Retail
5 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.92%) Games
5 1 (1.92%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 35 (67.31%) Developer
2 16 (30.77%) Senior Developer
3 13 (25.00%) PHP Developer
4 10 (19.23%) Web Developer
5 9 (17.31%) Senior PHP Developer
6 7 (13.46%) Magento Developer
6 7 (13.46%) Senior Web Developer
7 6 (11.54%) Lead Developer
7 6 (11.54%) Lead Web Developer
8 5 (9.62%) Perl Developer
8 5 (9.62%) Oracle 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%) Consultant
12 1 (1.92%) Applications Developer
12 1 (1.92%) Junior
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 13 (25.00%) Laravel
7 10 (19.23%) Sass
7 10 (19.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 9 (17.31%) .NET
8 9 (17.31%) JSON
8 9 (17.31%) Symfony
9 8 (15.38%) XSL
10 7 (13.46%) J2EE
11 6 (11.54%) DHTML
11 6 (11.54%) Ajax
11 6 (11.54%) Java EE
12 5 (9.62%) CodeIgniter
12 5 (9.62%) CGI
12 5 (9.62%) RabbitMQ
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%) iDTV
Operating Systems
1 20 (38.46%) Linux
2 9 (17.31%) Windows
3 8 (15.38%) AIX
3 8 (15.38%) Debian
4 1 (1.92%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (28.85%) MVC
2 13 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 11 (21.15%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (21.15%) TDD
4 9 (17.31%) Web Development
4 9 (17.31%) OO
4 9 (17.31%) Performance Tuning
5 7 (13.46%) Test Planning
5 7 (13.46%) Capacity Planning
5 7 (13.46%) Root Cause Analysis
5 7 (13.46%) Automated Testing
5 7 (13.46%) Performance Testing
6 6 (11.54%) Scrum
6 6 (11.54%) Marketing Strategy
7 5 (9.62%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (9.62%) Mentoring
7 5 (9.62%) Unit Testing
8 4 (7.69%) OO PHP
9 2 (3.85%) Web Application Development
9 2 (3.85%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 21 (40.38%) JavaScript
2 20 (38.46%) Perl
3 14 (26.92%) SQL
3 14 (26.92%) Java
4 13 (25.00%) PHP5
5 11 (21.15%) Bash Shell
6 9 (17.31%) Python
7 7 (13.46%) AWK
8 5 (9.62%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.92%) ActionScript
9 1 (1.92%) Jython
9 1 (1.92%) Ruby
9 1 (1.92%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (15.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.85%) VirtualBox
2 1 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.92%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.92%) vSphere
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 10 (19.23%) Zend
3 9 (17.31%) 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 1 (1.92%) VMware
6 1 (1.92%) HP
6 1 (1.92%) EMC
6 1 (1.92%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.92%) Adobe
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