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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 45 30 10
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -20
Permanent jobs citing PHP 4 3 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 1.54% 1.94% 15.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.52% 4.92% 24.49%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 23
Average salary £17,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-64.21% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £16,200 £45,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £39,400 £49,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,250 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -
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
159 61 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 61.39% 39.35% 62.03%
Number of salaries quoted 137 58 89
Average salary £35,000 £28,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.80% -36.66%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

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
Salary Histogram in Colchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PHP across the Colchester region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

PHP Salary Histogram in Colchester

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 13 (86.67%) JavaScript
2 10 (66.67%) MySQL
3 9 (60.00%) CSS
3 9 (60.00%) HTML
4 8 (53.33%) LAMP
5 7 (46.67%) OO
5 7 (46.67%) Git (software)
6 5 (33.33%) OOP
6 5 (33.33%) Laravel
6 5 (33.33%) jQuery
7 4 (26.67%) TDD
7 4 (26.67%) BDD
7 4 (26.67%) Linux
7 4 (26.67%) MVC
7 4 (26.67%) CMS
8 3 (20.00%) WordPress
8 3 (20.00%) LEMP Stack
9 2 (13.33%) Web Development
9 2 (13.33%) Symfony
9 2 (13.33%) CakePHP
9 2 (13.33%) Content Management
9 2 (13.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 2 (13.33%) Front End Development
9 2 (13.33%) Silex
9 2 (13.33%) Internet
9 2 (13.33%) OOD
9 2 (13.33%) FTP
9 2 (13.33%) Adobe
9 2 (13.33%) Adobe Illustrator
9 2 (13.33%) Windows

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (26.67%) CMS
2 3 (20.00%) WordPress
3 2 (13.33%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 2 (13.33%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (13.33%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) FTP
1 2 (13.33%) Internet
2 1 (6.67%) LAN
2 1 (6.67%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (66.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (46.67%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (6.67%) Games
1 1 (6.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 13 (86.67%) Developer
2 7 (46.67%) PHP Developer
3 6 (40.00%) Web Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Junior
4 3 (20.00%) Junior Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (13.33%) Junior Web Developer
5 2 (13.33%) PHP Web Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Designer
6 1 (6.67%) HTML Developer
6 1 (6.67%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Junior Designer
6 1 (6.67%) Junior Web Designer
6 1 (6.67%) LAMP Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Linux Specialist
6 1 (6.67%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) MySQL Developer
6 1 (6.67%) PHP LAMP Developer
6 1 (6.67%) PHP MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (60.00%) CSS
1 9 (60.00%) HTML
2 8 (53.33%) LAMP
3 5 (33.33%) jQuery
3 5 (33.33%) Laravel
4 3 (20.00%) LEMP Stack
5 2 (13.33%) .NET
5 2 (13.33%) CakePHP
5 2 (13.33%) Silex
5 2 (13.33%) Symfony
5 2 (13.33%) Web Services
6 1 (6.67%) AngularJS
6 1 (6.67%) CSS3
6 1 (6.67%) HTML5
6 1 (6.67%) Sass
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Linux
2 2 (13.33%) Windows
3 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) OO
2 5 (33.33%) OOP
3 4 (26.67%) BDD
3 4 (26.67%) MVC
3 4 (26.67%) TDD
4 2 (13.33%) Content Management
4 2 (13.33%) Front End Development
4 2 (13.33%) OOD
4 2 (13.33%) Web Development
5 1 (6.67%) DevOps
5 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
5 1 (6.67%) ITIL
5 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 13 (86.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (13.33%) Perl
2 2 (13.33%) Python
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Adobe
2 1 (6.67%) HP
2 1 (6.67%) VMware