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

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 20 25 19
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -6
Permanent jobs citing PHP 12 10 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 10.62% 5.59% 10.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.00% 12.20% 15.52%
Number of salaries quoted 12 10 16
Average salary £47,500 £27,500 £26,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+72.72% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,500 £46,250
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
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
80 82 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 70.80% 45.81% 66.67%
Number of salaries quoted 74 74 94
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,050 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
Salary Histogram in Colchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PHP across the Colchester region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015.

PHP Salary Histogram in Colchester

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 18 (94.74%) JavaScript
2 12 (63.16%) HTML
3 11 (57.89%) TDD
4 7 (36.84%) Git (software)
4 7 (36.84%) MVC
4 7 (36.84%) LAMP
4 7 (36.84%) Laravel
5 6 (31.58%) InDesign
5 6 (31.58%) Adobe
5 6 (31.58%) MySQL
5 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
5 6 (31.58%) Photoshop
5 6 (31.58%) Visual Studio
5 6 (31.58%) CSS
5 6 (31.58%) OOP
5 6 (31.58%) BDD
5 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (31.58%) jQuery
5 6 (31.58%) WordPress
6 5 (26.32%) HTML5
6 5 (26.32%) JSON
6 5 (26.32%) Node.js
6 5 (26.32%) CSS3
6 5 (26.32%) Sass
6 5 (26.32%) AngularJS
6 5 (26.32%) HTML5 Canvas
6 5 (26.32%) Grunt
6 5 (26.32%) User Experience
6 5 (26.32%) Mobile First
7 3 (15.79%) Web Development

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 6 (31.58%) WordPress
2 5 (26.32%) Node.js
Applications
1 6 (31.58%) Photoshop
1 6 (31.58%) InDesign
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) MySQL
1 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (36.84%) Git (software)
2 6 (31.58%) Visual Studio
3 5 (26.32%) Grunt
Job Titles
1 19 (100.00%) Developer
2 11 (57.89%) Web Developer
3 7 (36.84%) PHP Developer
4 5 (26.32%) Web Engineer
5 4 (21.05%) PHP LAMP Developer
6 3 (15.79%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 3 (15.79%) PHP Web Developer
6 3 (15.79%) Lead Developer
7 1 (5.26%) LAMP Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (63.16%) HTML
2 7 (36.84%) LAMP
2 7 (36.84%) Laravel
3 6 (31.58%) jQuery
3 6 (31.58%) CSS
4 5 (26.32%) HTML5
4 5 (26.32%) CSS3
4 5 (26.32%) Sass
4 5 (26.32%) AngularJS
4 5 (26.32%) HTML5 Canvas
4 5 (26.32%) JSON
5 2 (10.53%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) TDD
2 7 (36.84%) MVC
3 6 (31.58%) OOP
3 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (31.58%) BDD
4 5 (26.32%) Mobile First
5 3 (15.79%) Web Development
5 3 (15.79%) OO
6 2 (10.53%) Web Design
7 1 (5.26%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 18 (94.74%) JavaScript
2 2 (10.53%) C#
3 1 (5.26%) Perl
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Adobe
Colchester, Essex
Reed Technology
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus, pension
Posted: 14 hours ago
Colchester, Essex
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Share options
Posted: 18 hours ago
Colchester, Essex
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55k per year
Posted: 5 days ago