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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 55 37 40
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +3
Permanent jobs citing PHP 42 66 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 3.41% 5.20% 4.60%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.70% 10.30% 8.45%
Number of salaries quoted 31 62 41
Average salary £35,000 £46,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.91% +31.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,250 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £72,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
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
627 641 580
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 50.89% 50.47% 54.46%
Number of salaries quoted 498 547 500
Average salary £37,500 £42,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.28% +6.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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 0 7 £40,000 +45.45%
Southend-on-Sea -3 5 £37,500 +15.38%
Leigh-on-Sea - 5 £32,500 -
Saffron Walden +7 2 £40,000 -20.00%
Harlow +2 2 £35,750 +48.95%
Basildon -5 1 £50,000 -9.09%
Chelmsford -8 1 £37,500 -11.76%
Rayleigh - 1 £32,500 -
PHP
East of England

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 70 (85.37%) JavaScript
2 59 (71.95%) HTML
3 48 (58.54%) CSS
4 46 (56.10%) jQuery
5 38 (46.34%) MySQL
6 27 (32.93%) MVC
7 24 (29.27%) SQL
7 24 (29.27%) Sass
8 22 (26.83%) E-Commerce
9 20 (24.39%) XML
9 20 (24.39%) LAMP
10 19 (23.17%) Laravel
10 19 (23.17%) User Experience
11 18 (21.95%) CMS
11 18 (21.95%) Symfony
11 18 (21.95%) CakePHP
11 18 (21.95%) Linux
12 17 (20.73%) WordPress
13 14 (17.07%) Git (software)
13 14 (17.07%) Marketing
14 13 (15.85%) Ajax
14 13 (15.85%) Apache
14 13 (15.85%) SQL Server
14 13 (15.85%) Photoshop
14 13 (15.85%) Grunt
15 12 (14.63%) Perl
15 12 (14.63%) Web Services
15 12 (14.63%) Shell Script
15 12 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
15 12 (14.63%) JSON

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 18 (21.95%) CMS
2 17 (20.73%) WordPress
3 13 (15.85%) Apache
4 6 (7.32%) Node.js
5 1 (1.22%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 13 (15.85%) Photoshop
2 6 (7.32%) InDesign
3 3 (3.66%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (1.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.54%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (8.54%) GitHub
2 5 (6.10%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 5 (6.10%) Sage Pay
3 1 (1.22%) SaaS
3 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.32%) HTTP
2 1 (1.22%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (46.34%) MySQL
2 13 (15.85%) SQL Server
3 11 (13.41%) Firebird
4 6 (7.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 14 (17.07%) Git (software)
2 13 (15.85%) Grunt
3 6 (7.32%) Visual Studio
3 6 (7.32%) PHPUnit
4 1 (1.22%) Bitbucket
General
1 14 (17.07%) Marketing
2 5 (6.10%) French Language
2 5 (6.10%) German Language
2 5 (6.10%) Italian Language
2 5 (6.10%) Spanish Language
2 5 (6.10%) Law
3 2 (2.44%) Finance
3 2 (2.44%) Publishing
4 1 (1.22%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.22%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 66 (80.49%) Developer
2 29 (35.37%) PHP Developer
3 27 (32.93%) Web Developer
4 11 (13.41%) Software Engineer
5 9 (10.98%) Junior
6 7 (8.54%) Senior Developer
6 7 (8.54%) Junior Developer
7 6 (7.32%) Senior PHP Developer
7 6 (7.32%) Web Engineer
7 6 (7.32%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 5 (6.10%) Junior PHP Developer
8 5 (6.10%) PHP Web Developer
8 5 (6.10%) Programmer
8 5 (6.10%) Applications Developer
9 4 (4.88%) PHP Programmer
10 3 (3.66%) Software Developer
10 3 (3.66%) Lead Developer
11 2 (2.44%) Applications Support Analyst
11 2 (2.44%) Support Analyst
11 2 (2.44%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (71.95%) HTML
2 48 (58.54%) CSS
3 46 (56.10%) jQuery
4 24 (29.27%) Sass
5 20 (24.39%) XML
5 20 (24.39%) LAMP
6 19 (23.17%) Laravel
7 18 (21.95%) CakePHP
7 18 (21.95%) Symfony
8 13 (15.85%) Ajax
9 12 (14.63%) JSON
9 12 (14.63%) Web Services
10 9 (10.98%) SOAP
10 9 (10.98%) .NET
10 9 (10.98%) Ext JS
10 9 (10.98%) HTML5
10 9 (10.98%) CSS3
11 7 (8.54%) AngularJS
12 6 (7.32%) HTML5 Canvas
12 6 (7.32%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 19 (23.17%) User Experience
2 9 (10.98%) EPoS
3 6 (7.32%) NHS
4 5 (6.10%) Management Information System
4 5 (6.10%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.44%) Blog
6 1 (1.22%) iPhone
6 1 (1.22%) Social Media
6 1 (1.22%) iPad
6 1 (1.22%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.22%) Photography
6 1 (1.22%) Copywriting
Operating Systems
1 18 (21.95%) Linux
2 2 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.22%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.22%) Mac OS X
3 1 (1.22%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (32.93%) MVC
2 22 (26.83%) E-Commerce
3 12 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (13.41%) TDD
4 11 (13.41%) Software Engineering
5 10 (12.20%) Web Development
6 9 (10.98%) Network Management
6 9 (10.98%) Asset Management
7 8 (9.76%) Mobile First
8 7 (8.54%) API Integration
9 6 (7.32%) Time Management
9 6 (7.32%) Content Management
9 6 (7.32%) Scrum
10 5 (6.10%) Workflow
10 5 (6.10%) OO PHP
10 5 (6.10%) DevOps
11 4 (4.88%) OOP
12 3 (3.66%) OO
12 3 (3.66%) Web Design
13 2 (2.44%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 70 (85.37%) JavaScript
2 24 (29.27%) SQL
3 12 (14.63%) Perl
3 12 (14.63%) Shell Script
4 11 (13.41%) Python
4 11 (13.41%) C++
4 11 (13.41%) C
5 10 (12.20%) PHP5
6 9 (10.98%) C#
6 9 (10.98%) VB
7 2 (2.44%) FoxPro (VFP)
8 1 (1.22%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.22%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (12.20%) Degree
2 4 (4.88%) SC Cleared
2 4 (4.88%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.22%) A+ Certification
3 1 (1.22%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.22%) Network+ Certification
System Software
1 1 (1.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.22%) Puppet
1 1 (1.22%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 11 (13.41%) Adobe
2 9 (10.98%) Google
2 9 (10.98%) Facebook
3 5 (6.10%) Sage
3 5 (6.10%) Business Objects
3 5 (6.10%) PayPal
4 2 (2.44%) Red Hat
4 2 (2.44%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.22%) Twitter
5 1 (1.22%) Apple
5 1 (1.22%) Cisco
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