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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 55 24 44
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +20
Permanent jobs citing PHP 44 108 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 3.43% 7.73% 4.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.03% 15.43% 8.55%
Number of salaries quoted 30 95 45
Average salary £33,000 £52,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.14% +75.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £77,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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
626 700 538
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 48.87% 50.07% 55.12%
Number of salaries quoted 500 575 472
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 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £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 17 April 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 17 April 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 +1 9 £45,000 +20.00%
Southend-on-Sea -8 4 £36,250 +31.81% 2
Leigh-on-Sea - 4 £37,500 - 1
Loughton - 4 £26,500 -
Chelmsford +3 1 - -
Braintree - 1 £42,500 -
Waltham Abbey - 1 - - 1
PHP
East of England

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 57 (83.82%) JavaScript
2 42 (61.76%) HTML
3 31 (45.59%) jQuery
4 30 (44.12%) CSS
5 24 (35.29%) MySQL
6 22 (32.35%) SQL
7 21 (30.88%) MVC
8 18 (26.47%) XML
8 18 (26.47%) Linux
9 17 (25.00%) SQL Server
10 15 (22.06%) .NET
10 15 (22.06%) Sass
11 14 (20.59%) WordPress
11 14 (20.59%) C#
11 14 (20.59%) Web Services
11 14 (20.59%) E-Commerce
11 14 (20.59%) LAMP
12 12 (17.65%) Apache
12 12 (17.65%) User Experience
13 11 (16.18%) Git (software)
13 11 (16.18%) Python
13 11 (16.18%) CMS
14 10 (14.71%) CakePHP
14 10 (14.71%) Symfony
14 10 (14.71%) Degree
14 10 (14.71%) Marketing
14 10 (14.71%) Web Development
14 10 (14.71%) Perl
14 10 (14.71%) VB
15 9 (13.24%) SOAP

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 14 (20.59%) WordPress
2 12 (17.65%) Apache
3 11 (16.18%) CMS
4 2 (2.94%) Node.js
5 1 (1.47%) Umbraco
Applications
1 8 (11.76%) Photoshop
2 5 (7.35%) InDesign
3 2 (2.94%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (1.47%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.94%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (2.94%) Magento
1 2 (2.94%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.29%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (8.82%) GitHub
3 5 (7.35%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 5 (7.35%) Sage Pay
4 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.82%) HTTP
2 2 (2.94%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (35.29%) MySQL
2 17 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 8 (11.76%) Firebird
4 5 (7.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (16.18%) Git (software)
2 6 (8.82%) Visual Studio
2 6 (8.82%) Grunt
3 3 (4.41%) PHPUnit
4 2 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.47%) Bitbucket
General
1 10 (14.71%) Marketing
2 5 (7.35%) French Language
2 5 (7.35%) German Language
2 5 (7.35%) Italian Language
2 5 (7.35%) Spanish Language
3 3 (4.41%) Finance
3 3 (4.41%) Law
3 3 (4.41%) Advertising
4 2 (2.94%) Publishing
4 2 (2.94%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.47%) Automotive
5 1 (1.47%) Retail
Job Titles
1 51 (75.00%) Developer
2 17 (25.00%) Web Developer
3 14 (20.59%) PHP Developer
4 8 (11.76%) Software Engineer
5 6 (8.82%) Junior
5 6 (8.82%) Senior Developer
5 6 (8.82%) Junior Developer
6 5 (7.35%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 5 (7.35%) Applications Developer
7 4 (5.88%) 1st Line Support
7 4 (5.88%) Support Engineer
7 4 (5.88%) 1st Line Support Engineer
8 3 (4.41%) Senior Java Developer
8 3 (4.41%) Senior PHP Developer
8 3 (4.41%) Applications Support
8 3 (4.41%) Lead Developer
8 3 (4.41%) Java Developer
8 3 (4.41%) Applications Support Analyst
8 3 (4.41%) Programmer
8 3 (4.41%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (61.76%) HTML
2 31 (45.59%) jQuery
3 30 (44.12%) CSS
4 18 (26.47%) XML
5 15 (22.06%) .NET
5 15 (22.06%) Sass
6 14 (20.59%) Web Services
6 14 (20.59%) LAMP
7 10 (14.71%) Symfony
7 10 (14.71%) CakePHP
8 9 (13.24%) SOAP
9 8 (11.76%) Ajax
9 8 (11.76%) Ext JS
9 8 (11.76%) Laravel
10 5 (7.35%) LESS
11 4 (5.88%) CSS3
11 4 (5.88%) JSON
11 4 (5.88%) HTML5
11 4 (5.88%) CodeIgniter
12 3 (4.41%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.65%) User Experience
2 6 (8.82%) EPoS
3 5 (7.35%) Management Information System
4 4 (5.88%) NHS
5 2 (2.94%) Blog
5 2 (2.94%) Open Source
6 1 (1.47%) Social Media
6 1 (1.47%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.47%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.47%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.47%) Photography
6 1 (1.47%) Copywriting
6 1 (1.47%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 18 (26.47%) Linux
2 4 (5.88%) Windows
3 2 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.47%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.47%) Windows Phone
4 1 (1.47%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (30.88%) MVC
2 14 (20.59%) E-Commerce
3 10 (14.71%) Web Development
4 9 (13.24%) Software Engineering
5 8 (11.76%) Asset Management
5 8 (11.76%) Network Management
6 5 (7.35%) DevOps
6 5 (7.35%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (5.88%) ERP
7 4 (5.88%) CRM
7 4 (5.88%) Mentoring
7 4 (5.88%) Time Management
8 3 (4.41%) OO
8 3 (4.41%) ITIL
8 3 (4.41%) TDD
8 3 (4.41%) Workflow
8 3 (4.41%) Content Management
9 2 (2.94%) Logistics
9 2 (2.94%) Systems Analysis
9 2 (2.94%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 57 (83.82%) JavaScript
2 22 (32.35%) SQL
3 14 (20.59%) C#
4 11 (16.18%) Python
5 10 (14.71%) VB
5 10 (14.71%) Perl
6 8 (11.76%) C++
6 8 (11.76%) C
6 8 (11.76%) Shell Script
7 6 (8.82%) Java
8 5 (7.35%) VB.NET
8 5 (7.35%) PHP5
9 3 (4.41%) FoxPro (VFP)
10 2 (2.94%) Ruby
10 2 (2.94%) VBScript
11 1 (1.47%) XPath
11 1 (1.47%) XAML
11 1 (1.47%) XQuery
11 1 (1.47%) Delphi
11 1 (1.47%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (14.71%) Degree
2 4 (5.88%) SC Cleared
2 4 (5.88%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (1.47%) Puppet
1 1 (1.47%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (10.29%) Microsoft
1 7 (10.29%) Adobe
1 7 (10.29%) Sage
2 6 (8.82%) Google
2 6 (8.82%) Facebook
3 5 (7.35%) Business Objects
3 5 (7.35%) PayPal
4 2 (2.94%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.47%) Oracle
5 1 (1.47%) Twitter
Essex
Digital Pursuit Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Close to borders of Cambridgeshire Essex...
Questor Resourcing
Salary: Competitive salary according to experience
Posted: 6 days ago
Essex
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £35k - 45k per year + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Square One Resources
Salary: From £15,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leigh-on-Sea
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £25k - 35k per year + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Waltham Abbey
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago