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PHP Jobs – Career Opportunities After Learning PHP
December 11, 2013
PHP, the popular platform for websites and web applications these days, is for sure a good option for learning especially for the IT freshers who have recently completed their studies and hunting for a job thereafter. However there are several misconceptions prevailing in the minds of the present youth regarding a career in PHP.
Many of them think that being a common programming language learnt by most of them, PHP has a tough competition and very few job opportunities to provide, while several others do not have the proper knowledge of the PHP job market. Some are of the thought that there is no attractive growth for the PHP developers and hence turn down the option of getting into the career in PHP. Moving aside all these misconceptions, PHP has got some excellent career opportunities for the IT freshers.
As a fresher without knowledge of deep programming concepts, you will find that PHP is easier to learn and can be mastered easily with required concentration, practice and best teaching. The open source platform is rather one of the easiest stands for the web developers to create dynamic, attractive and fully functional websites and applications at comparatively lower costs than other web development platforms. If you say that market for PHP is prevailing only in India, then think over as you can be badly wrong. There is a global increase in demand for PHP developers at the international level too as the requirement for more and more attractive and dynamic websites is increasing globally.
According to the recent statistics more than 40 per cent of the world wide popular portals found on internet today like Yahoo, Wikipedia, Flickr, Facebook, etc are based on PHP and hence the demand for PHP as a global web development platform cannot be neglected. For an individual looking to possess career in PHP there is hence a lot of scope and wide career opportunities to explore in both local as international market.
There are maximum benefits one can reap after learning PHP. The demand for skilled PHP developers in the market is exceeding the supply. Though several IT freshers today are learning PHP, it’s the lack of their skills that is not helping them for an appropriate placement. If you are a skilled PHP developer then there are wide opportunities for you in the present PHP jobs market.
There are number of web development companies today that are preferring development of websites on PHP over the other platforms to save their development costs and efforts over time. Hence, it’s the proper PHP training that could give good chances in your career ahead. Hence always go for reputed PHP training companies that provide training backed with live projects and that only under the guidance of industry experts. Make sure you check out the PHP course before joining a PHP training institute. Prefer to join a PHP course that offers you complete training in the programming language right from the basics to the frameworks used for web development.
As a PHP developer, you may opt to work for a company or can even look for freelancing PHP development jobs. PHP is the just the right option to adopt for those looking to earn as freelancers.
No doubt that the salaries would not be so great for a PHP developer as a fresher. But however as the individual gains experience and becomes skilled in the job, he/she can expect to earn very good income with added incentives based on performance as offered by many companies for their best talent.
Apart from being a developer, you can also opt for other career options after learning PHP. If you are fine at management and have knowledge of PHP projects, you can work as project manager at a PHP company. As a PHP projects manager you can earn very decent income and have a good livelihood. As your experience and skills multiply, you are sure to get promoted to better working for a PHP company and possess a bright, promising career.