The table below looks at the statistics for PHP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 67 25 45
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +20
Permanent jobs citing PHP 33 94 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 2.64% 7.56% 4.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.60% 14.94% 8.16%
Number of salaries quoted 25 82 38
Average salary £27,500 £48,750 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-43.58% +62.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,300 £27,500 £24,700
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £77,500 £35,750
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
PHP
East of England

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

Programming Languages Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
589 629 490
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 47.20% 50.56% 52.97%
Number of salaries quoted 455 518 422
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,900 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

PHP Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

PHP
Salary Trend in Essex

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

PHP Salary Trend in Essex

PHP
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PHP across the Essex region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

PHP Salary Histogram in Essex

PHP
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PHP within the Essex region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Colchester -7 6 £45,000 - 2
Loughton - 5 £26,500 -
Harlow -8 3 £27,500 -35.29%
Chelmsford +4 1 - -
Southend-on-Sea -12 1 £30,000 +9.09%
Waltham Abbey - 1 - - 2
Thurrock - 1 £20,000 -
Braintree - 1 £42,500 -
PHP
East of England

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Essex 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 42 (79.25%) JavaScript
2 32 (60.38%) HTML
3 20 (37.74%) CSS
4 19 (35.85%) jQuery
5 17 (32.08%) SQL
5 17 (32.08%) MySQL
6 16 (30.19%) XML
6 16 (30.19%) Linux
7 14 (26.42%) SQL Server
8 13 (24.53%) Web Services
8 13 (24.53%) WordPress
9 12 (22.64%) .NET
9 12 (22.64%) Sass
10 11 (20.75%) C#
10 11 (20.75%) E-Commerce
10 11 (20.75%) LAMP
11 10 (18.87%) MVC
11 10 (18.87%) Apache
12 9 (16.98%) Python
12 9 (16.98%) Web Development
13 8 (15.09%) Degree
13 8 (15.09%) Git (software)
13 8 (15.09%) Microsoft
13 8 (15.09%) Adobe
13 8 (15.09%) Sage
13 8 (15.09%) GitHub
14 7 (13.21%) Photoshop
14 7 (13.21%) SOAP
14 7 (13.21%) Perl
14 7 (13.21%) VB

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Essex 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 13 (24.53%) WordPress
2 10 (18.87%) Apache
3 6 (11.32%) CMS
4 1 (1.89%) Umbraco
Applications
1 7 (13.21%) Photoshop
2 4 (7.55%) InDesign
3 2 (3.77%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (3.77%) Fireworks
3 2 (3.77%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.89%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.66%) Magento
1 3 (5.66%) Sage 200
2 2 (3.77%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (1.89%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 8 (15.09%) GitHub
2 5 (9.43%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.77%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.32%) HTTP
2 2 (3.77%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (32.08%) MySQL
2 14 (26.42%) SQL Server
3 6 (11.32%) Firebird
4 2 (3.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (3.77%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (15.09%) Git (software)
2 5 (9.43%) Visual Studio
3 3 (5.66%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.89%) Bitbucket
General
1 7 (13.21%) Marketing
2 5 (9.43%) French Language
2 5 (9.43%) German Language
2 5 (9.43%) Italian Language
2 5 (9.43%) Spanish Language
3 3 (5.66%) Finance
3 3 (5.66%) Advertising
4 2 (3.77%) Publishing
4 2 (3.77%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.89%) Retail
5 1 (1.89%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 38 (71.70%) Developer
2 13 (24.53%) Web Developer
3 7 (13.21%) PHP Developer
4 6 (11.32%) Software Engineer
5 4 (7.55%) Junior
5 4 (7.55%) 1st Line Support
5 4 (7.55%) Support Engineer
5 4 (7.55%) 1st Line Support Engineer
5 4 (7.55%) Junior Developer
6 3 (5.66%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 3 (5.66%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (5.66%) Applications Support
6 3 (5.66%) Lead Developer
6 3 (5.66%) Java Developer
6 3 (5.66%) Support Analyst
6 3 (5.66%) Applications Support Analyst
6 3 (5.66%) Analyst
6 3 (5.66%) Applications Developer
6 3 (5.66%) Senior Developer
7 2 (3.77%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (60.38%) HTML
2 20 (37.74%) CSS
3 19 (35.85%) jQuery
4 16 (30.19%) XML
5 13 (24.53%) Web Services
6 12 (22.64%) .NET
6 12 (22.64%) Sass
7 11 (20.75%) LAMP
8 7 (13.21%) SOAP
9 6 (11.32%) Ext JS
10 5 (9.43%) LESS
11 4 (7.55%) CodeIgniter
12 3 (5.66%) ASP.NET
13 2 (3.77%) Struts
13 2 (3.77%) J2EE
13 2 (3.77%) Classic ASP
13 2 (3.77%) Ruby on Rails
13 2 (3.77%) JSON
13 2 (3.77%) Spring
13 2 (3.77%) OOCSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.43%) User Experience
2 2 (3.77%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.77%) Blog
2 2 (3.77%) Social Network
2 2 (3.77%) Open Source
3 1 (1.89%) Social Media
3 1 (1.89%) Photography
3 1 (1.89%) Copywriting
3 1 (1.89%) NHS
3 1 (1.89%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.89%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 16 (30.19%) Linux
2 4 (7.55%) Windows
3 2 (3.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.89%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.89%) Windows Phone
4 1 (1.89%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (20.75%) E-Commerce
2 10 (18.87%) MVC
3 9 (16.98%) Web Development
4 7 (13.21%) Software Engineering
5 6 (11.32%) Asset Management
5 6 (11.32%) Network Management
6 5 (9.43%) DevOps
6 5 (9.43%) ERP
7 4 (7.55%) OO
7 4 (7.55%) CRM
7 4 (7.55%) Mentoring
8 3 (5.66%) ITIL
9 2 (3.77%) OOD
9 2 (3.77%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (3.77%) Logistics
9 2 (3.77%) Systems Analysis
9 2 (3.77%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (3.77%) Technical Analysis
9 2 (3.77%) OO PHP
9 2 (3.77%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (79.25%) JavaScript
2 17 (32.08%) SQL
3 11 (20.75%) C#
4 9 (16.98%) Python
5 7 (13.21%) VB
5 7 (13.21%) Perl
6 6 (11.32%) C++
6 6 (11.32%) C
6 6 (11.32%) Java
6 6 (11.32%) VB.NET
6 6 (11.32%) Shell Script
7 5 (9.43%) PHP5
8 3 (5.66%) FoxPro (VFP)
9 2 (3.77%) Ruby
9 2 (3.77%) VBScript
10 1 (1.89%) XPath
10 1 (1.89%) XAML
10 1 (1.89%) XQuery
10 1 (1.89%) Delphi
10 1 (1.89%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (15.09%) Degree
2 4 (7.55%) SC Cleared
2 4 (7.55%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.77%) ITIL Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (1.89%) Puppet
1 1 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (15.09%) Microsoft
1 8 (15.09%) Adobe
1 8 (15.09%) Sage
2 2 (3.77%) Facebook
2 2 (3.77%) Red Hat
2 2 (3.77%) Business Objects
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle
3 1 (1.89%) Twitter
Witham, Essex
SLS Recruitment
Salary: From £12,000 to £15,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Waltham Abbey
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Pure Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Essex
Digital Pursuit Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Waltham Abbey
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago