The table below looks at the statistics for PHP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Colchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 28 13 20
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +7
Permanent jobs citing PHP 1 27 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 0.60% 15.43% 8.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.04% 21.09% 12.62%
Number of salaries quoted 0 22 12
Average salary - £45,000 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +52.54%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
PHP
Essex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Colchester region.

Programming Languages Category
Colchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
49 128 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 29.52% 73.14% 66.03%
Number of salaries quoted 45 108 91
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,200 £25,050 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing PHP across the Colchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

PHP Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

PHP
Salary Trend in Colchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PHP across the Colchester region.

PHP Salary Trend in Colchester

PHP
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Colchester 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 4 (80.00%) C#
1 4 (80.00%) VB.NET
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (80.00%) Web Services
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (80.00%) Sage
1 4 (80.00%) Magento
1 4 (80.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (80.00%) Sage 200
2 3 (60.00%) ISO 9001
2 3 (60.00%) Kindle
2 3 (60.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
3 1 (20.00%) Business Development
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) ERP
3 1 (20.00%) COM
3 1 (20.00%) MySQL
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Colchester 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.

Business Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Magento
1 4 (80.00%) Sage 200
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Analyst
2 3 (60.00%) .NET Developer
2 3 (60.00%) VB.NET Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Analyst Developer
3 1 (20.00%) PHP Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
1 4 (80.00%) Web Services
2 1 (20.00%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Kindle
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (20.00%) ERP
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (20.00%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) C#
1 4 (80.00%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (80.00%) Sage