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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 38 56 45
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -11
Permanent jobs citing PHP 32 8 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 6.21% 1.82% 4.76%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.35% 3.52% 8.43%
Number of salaries quoted 15 6 21
Average salary £45,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.46% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £32,500 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £33,750 £45,000
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
282 227 249
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 54.76% 51.71% 56.46%
Number of salaries quoted 198 170 201
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 £34,500 £29,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

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 2 March 2015.

PHP Salary Histogram in Watford

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 2 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 24 (53.33%) HTML
2 22 (48.89%) MySQL
3 19 (42.22%) JavaScript
4 17 (37.78%) LAMP
4 17 (37.78%) jQuery
5 16 (35.56%) Git (software)
5 16 (35.56%) CSS
5 16 (35.56%) Apache
5 16 (35.56%) Yii
6 15 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
7 14 (31.11%) MVC
7 14 (31.11%) Linux
7 14 (31.11%) XML
7 14 (31.11%) Perl
7 14 (31.11%) PHP5
8 13 (28.89%) Magento
8 13 (28.89%) Marketing
8 13 (28.89%) E-Commerce
9 12 (26.67%) Laravel
10 11 (24.44%) Java
10 11 (24.44%) DB2
10 11 (24.44%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (24.44%) TDD
11 10 (22.22%) Web Development
11 10 (22.22%) Zend
11 10 (22.22%) Bash Shell
11 10 (22.22%) MongoDB
11 10 (22.22%) NoSQL
12 9 (20.00%) Sass
12 9 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 16 (35.56%) Apache
2 6 (13.33%) CMS
3 5 (11.11%) Drupal
3 5 (11.11%) Tomcat
4 4 (8.89%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (8.89%) JBoss
4 4 (8.89%) WebSphere
5 2 (4.44%) nginx
6 1 (2.22%) WordPress
6 1 (2.22%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 13 (28.89%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.22%) SaaS
1 1 (2.22%) PaaS
1 1 (2.22%) IaaS
1 1 (2.22%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.00%) SSH
2 7 (15.56%) DAB
3 4 (8.89%) HTTP
3 4 (8.89%) HTTPS
3 4 (8.89%) Internet
4 1 (2.22%) SAN
4 1 (2.22%) DNS
4 1 (2.22%) Firewall
4 1 (2.22%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (48.89%) MySQL
2 15 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
3 11 (24.44%) DB2
4 10 (22.22%) MongoDB
4 10 (22.22%) NoSQL
5 7 (15.56%) Redis
6 6 (13.33%) SQL Server
7 3 (6.67%) Relational Database
8 2 (4.44%) CouchDB
8 2 (4.44%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 16 (35.56%) Git (software)
2 8 (17.78%) Grunt
3 4 (8.89%) LoadRunner
3 4 (8.89%) JMeter
3 4 (8.89%) Subversion
4 3 (6.67%) Jenkins
5 2 (4.44%) Mercurial
6 1 (2.22%) PHPUnit
6 1 (2.22%) Ant
General
1 13 (28.89%) Marketing
2 5 (11.11%) Advertising
3 3 (6.67%) Finance
4 2 (4.44%) Retail
5 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (68.89%) Developer
2 16 (35.56%) Senior Developer
3 13 (28.89%) PHP Developer
4 11 (24.44%) Web Developer
5 9 (20.00%) Senior PHP Developer
6 7 (15.56%) Magento Developer
6 7 (15.56%) Senior Web Developer
7 6 (13.33%) Lead Developer
7 6 (13.33%) Lead Web Developer
8 4 (8.89%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 4 (8.89%) Technical Specialist
9 2 (4.44%) Tester
9 2 (4.44%) Perl Developer
9 2 (4.44%) Performance Tester
9 2 (4.44%) Oracle Developer
10 1 (2.22%) Consultant
10 1 (2.22%) Applications Developer
10 1 (2.22%) Architect
10 1 (2.22%) Junior
10 1 (2.22%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (53.33%) HTML
2 17 (37.78%) LAMP
2 17 (37.78%) jQuery
3 16 (35.56%) CSS
3 16 (35.56%) Yii
4 14 (31.11%) XML
5 12 (26.67%) Laravel
6 9 (20.00%) Sass
6 9 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 9 (20.00%) JSON
6 9 (20.00%) Symfony
7 8 (17.78%) XSL
7 8 (17.78%) .NET
8 6 (13.33%) Ajax
8 6 (13.33%) Java EE
8 6 (13.33%) DHTML
9 5 (11.11%) RabbitMQ
9 5 (11.11%) CodeIgniter
10 4 (8.89%) J2EE
11 2 (4.44%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.78%) Open Source
2 3 (6.67%) Blog
3 2 (4.44%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.22%) W3C
4 1 (2.22%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 14 (31.11%) Linux
2 8 (17.78%) Debian
3 6 (13.33%) Windows
4 5 (11.11%) AIX
5 1 (2.22%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (31.11%) MVC
2 13 (28.89%) E-Commerce
3 11 (24.44%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (24.44%) TDD
4 10 (22.22%) Web Development
5 8 (17.78%) OO
6 6 (13.33%) Scrum
6 6 (13.33%) Marketing Strategy
6 6 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (11.11%) Mentoring
7 5 (11.11%) Unit Testing
8 4 (8.89%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (8.89%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (8.89%) Test Planning
8 4 (8.89%) Automated Testing
8 4 (8.89%) Performance Testing
9 3 (6.67%) OO PHP
10 2 (4.44%) Web Application Development
10 2 (4.44%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (4.44%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (42.22%) JavaScript
2 14 (31.11%) Perl
2 14 (31.11%) PHP5
3 11 (24.44%) Java
4 10 (22.22%) Bash Shell
5 9 (20.00%) Python
6 8 (17.78%) SQL
7 4 (8.89%) AWK
8 2 (4.44%) PL/SQL
9 1 (2.22%) Jython
9 1 (2.22%) Ruby
9 1 (2.22%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (17.78%) Degree
2 2 (4.44%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.22%) Hyper-V
1 1 (2.22%) vSphere
1 1 (2.22%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 8 (17.78%) Puppet
1 8 (17.78%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (15.56%) cPanel
3 1 (2.22%) Ansible
3 1 (2.22%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 10 (22.22%) Zend
2 7 (15.56%) hybris
2 7 (15.56%) Oracle
3 6 (13.33%) IBM
3 6 (13.33%) Demandware
3 6 (13.33%) CyberSource
3 6 (13.33%) Ogone
3 6 (13.33%) ATG
4 4 (8.89%) Sun
5 1 (2.22%) HP
5 1 (2.22%) EMC
5 1 (2.22%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.22%) VMware
Watford, Hertfordshire
Informatiq Consulting
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