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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 33 35 34
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Permanent jobs citing PHP 10 8 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 5.59% 4.15% 2.63%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.62% 6.50% 7.50%
Number of salaries quoted 10 8 5
Average salary £44,500 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.25% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,800 £29,700 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £46,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
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
116 123 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 64.80% 63.73% 35.09%
Number of salaries quoted 105 114 74
Average salary £40,000 £28,500 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.35% -35.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £29,425
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,750
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +0.62%

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 29 April 2016.

PHP Salary Histogram in Colchester

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 9 (64.29%) Perl
2 8 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 8 (57.14%) Web Development
3 7 (50.00%) HTML
3 7 (50.00%) CSS
4 6 (42.86%) Linux
5 5 (35.71%) Python
5 5 (35.71%) MySQL
5 5 (35.71%) jQuery
6 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (28.57%) HTML5
6 4 (28.57%) CSS3
6 4 (28.57%) Sass
6 4 (28.57%) LESS
6 4 (28.57%) DevOps
6 4 (28.57%) Scrum
6 4 (28.57%) Publishing
6 4 (28.57%) Front End Development
7 3 (21.43%) CMS
7 3 (21.43%) Internet
7 3 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
8 2 (14.29%) WordPress
8 2 (14.29%) Content Management
8 2 (14.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (14.29%) Apache
8 2 (14.29%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (14.29%) LAMP
8 2 (14.29%) Java
8 2 (14.29%) C
8 2 (14.29%) FTP

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 3 (21.43%) CMS
2 2 (14.29%) Apache
2 2 (14.29%) WordPress
3 1 (7.14%) Joomla!
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 2 (14.29%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (14.29%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) Internet
2 2 (14.29%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) MySQL
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (28.57%) Publishing
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 3 (21.43%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Junior
3 3 (21.43%) Junior Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Junior Web Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Linux Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) PHP Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Web Developer
4 2 (14.29%) HTML CSS Developer
4 2 (14.29%) HTML Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Java Developer
4 2 (14.29%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Linux Specialist
4 2 (14.29%) MySQL Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Perl Developer
4 2 (14.29%) PHP MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (50.00%) CSS
1 7 (50.00%) HTML
2 5 (35.71%) jQuery
3 4 (28.57%) CSS3
3 4 (28.57%) HTML5
3 4 (28.57%) LESS
3 4 (28.57%) Sass
4 2 (14.29%) .NET
4 2 (14.29%) LAMP
5 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
5 1 (7.14%) Backbone.js
5 1 (7.14%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (7.14%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Web Development
2 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (28.57%) DevOps
2 4 (28.57%) Front End Development
2 4 (28.57%) Scrum
3 2 (14.29%) Content Management
4 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
4 1 (7.14%) OO
4 1 (7.14%) Open Source
4 1 (7.14%) SDLC
4 1 (7.14%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) Perl
2 8 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 5 (35.71%) Python
4 2 (14.29%) C
4 2 (14.29%) Java
5 1 (7.14%) Ruby
5 1 (7.14%) VB.NET
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Adobe
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Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
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