The first table below looks at the demand 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 15 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Watford region.

Location
3 months to
15 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 59 45 51
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +6
Permanent jobs citing PHP 13 11 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 2.18% 3.13% 3.02%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.18% 5.53% 5.26%
Number of salaries quoted 8 11 11
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,625 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+7.27% +5.24%
Programming Languages Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
311 199 209
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 52.27% 56.53% 57.42%
Number of salaries quoted 251 172 130
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
PHP
Hertfordshire

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 15 April 2014.

PHP Salary Histogram in Watford

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 15 April 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 12 (63.16%) HTML
1 12 (63.16%) JavaScript
1 12 (63.16%) CSS
1 12 (63.16%) MySQL
2 7 (36.84%) XML
3 6 (31.58%) E-Commerce
3 6 (31.58%) jQuery
4 5 (26.32%) Moodle
4 5 (26.32%) .NET
4 5 (26.32%) SharePoint
4 5 (26.32%) Scrum
4 5 (26.32%) VLE
4 5 (26.32%) TDD
4 5 (26.32%) Content Management
5 4 (21.05%) Ajax
5 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (21.05%) Internet
5 4 (21.05%) Java
5 4 (21.05%) DHTML
5 4 (21.05%) JSP
5 4 (21.05%) Servlets
5 4 (21.05%) Linux
5 4 (21.05%) Eclipse
5 4 (21.05%) Demandware
5 4 (21.05%) Retail
5 4 (21.05%) Web Development
5 4 (21.05%) Java EE
6 3 (15.79%) Symfony
6 3 (15.79%) HTML5
6 3 (15.79%) Apache

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 15 April 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 5 (26.32%) Moodle
1 5 (26.32%) SharePoint
2 3 (15.79%) Apache
3 2 (10.53%) WordPress
4 1 (5.26%) Drupal
4 1 (5.26%) Node.js
4 1 (5.26%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) Internet
2 3 (15.79%) Extranet
2 3 (15.79%) Intranet
3 1 (5.26%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (63.16%) MySQL
2 1 (5.26%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Eclipse
2 2 (10.53%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.26%) Cucumber
3 1 (5.26%) RSpec
General
1 4 (21.05%) Retail
2 2 (10.53%) Finance
3 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.26%) Marketing
3 1 (5.26%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (94.74%) Developer
2 5 (26.32%) .NET Developer
3 4 (21.05%) PHP Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Web Developer
4 2 (10.53%) PHP Web Developer
5 1 (5.26%) LAMP Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Applications Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Senior PHP Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Web Applications Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) C++ Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Perl Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (63.16%) HTML
1 12 (63.16%) CSS
2 7 (36.84%) XML
3 6 (31.58%) jQuery
4 5 (26.32%) .NET
5 4 (21.05%) Ajax
5 4 (21.05%) DHTML
5 4 (21.05%) JSP
5 4 (21.05%) Servlets
5 4 (21.05%) Java EE
6 3 (15.79%) Symfony
6 3 (15.79%) HTML5
6 3 (15.79%) LAMP
7 2 (10.53%) Web Services
7 2 (10.53%) CSS3
7 2 (10.53%) Laravel
8 1 (5.26%) Zend Framework
8 1 (5.26%) Haml
8 1 (5.26%) Sinatra
8 1 (5.26%) Smarty
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) VLE
2 1 (5.26%) Digital Media
2 1 (5.26%) Open Source
2 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.26%) W3C
2 1 (5.26%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Linux
2 2 (10.53%) Windows
3 1 (5.26%) Android
3 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
3 1 (5.26%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) E-Commerce
2 5 (26.32%) Scrum
2 5 (26.32%) TDD
2 5 (26.32%) Content Management
3 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (21.05%) Web Development
4 2 (10.53%) MVC
4 2 (10.53%) OOP
4 2 (10.53%) OO
5 1 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (5.26%) Time Management
5 1 (5.26%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (5.26%) Web Application Development
5 1 (5.26%) OO PHP
5 1 (5.26%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 12 (63.16%) JavaScript
2 4 (21.05%) Java
3 3 (15.79%) SQL
4 1 (5.26%) PHP5
4 1 (5.26%) Python
4 1 (5.26%) Perl
4 1 (5.26%) PL/SQL
4 1 (5.26%) C++
4 1 (5.26%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.26%) Xen
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Demandware
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle
2 2 (10.53%) Zend
3 1 (5.26%) Facebook
3 1 (5.26%) Twitter
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco
3 1 (5.26%) Juniper
3 1 (5.26%) VMware
3 1 (5.26%) Google
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