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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 56 25 37
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +12
Permanent jobs citing PHP 46 107 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 3.65% 7.40% 5.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.34% 14.58% 9.00%
Number of salaries quoted 32 103 44
Average salary £33,000 £47,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.52% +46.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,250 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £77,000 £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
627 734 578
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 49.72% 50.80% 57.40%
Number of salaries quoted 494 630 496
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £31,550 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 8 £35,000 +27.27% 3
Leigh-on-Sea - 6 £37,500 -
Southend-on-Sea +1 4 £42,500 +54.54%
Saffron Walden +7 2 £40,000 -20.00%
Harlow +1 1 £31,500 -25.88%
Chelmsford 0 1 £37,500 -11.76% 1
Basildon -4 1 £50,000 -9.09% 1
PHP
East of England

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 64 (85.33%) JavaScript
2 51 (68.00%) HTML
3 37 (49.33%) jQuery
4 36 (48.00%) CSS
5 31 (41.33%) MySQL
6 24 (32.00%) SQL
7 21 (28.00%) MVC
8 20 (26.67%) Sass
9 19 (25.33%) XML
10 18 (24.00%) LAMP
11 17 (22.67%) User Experience
12 16 (21.33%) Linux
12 16 (21.33%) E-Commerce
13 15 (20.00%) WordPress
14 14 (18.67%) SQL Server
14 14 (18.67%) CMS
15 13 (17.33%) Apache
15 13 (17.33%) Web Services
15 13 (17.33%) CakePHP
15 13 (17.33%) Symfony
16 12 (16.00%) Marketing
16 12 (16.00%) Perl
16 12 (16.00%) Shell Script
16 12 (16.00%) Laravel
17 11 (14.67%) Grunt
17 11 (14.67%) Firebird
17 11 (14.67%) C++
17 11 (14.67%) C
17 11 (14.67%) Python
17 11 (14.67%) Software Engineering

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 15 (20.00%) WordPress
2 14 (18.67%) CMS
3 13 (17.33%) Apache
4 5 (6.67%) Node.js
Applications
1 10 (13.33%) Photoshop
2 6 (8.00%) InDesign
3 2 (2.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (2.67%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.33%) Sage 200
2 1 (1.33%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.33%) GitHub
1 7 (9.33%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (6.67%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 5 (6.67%) Sage Pay
3 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (41.33%) MySQL
2 14 (18.67%) SQL Server
3 11 (14.67%) Firebird
4 6 (8.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 11 (14.67%) Grunt
1 11 (14.67%) Git (software)
2 6 (8.00%) Visual Studio
3 5 (6.67%) PHPUnit
4 1 (1.33%) Bitbucket
4 1 (1.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (16.00%) Marketing
2 5 (6.67%) Law
2 5 (6.67%) French Language
2 5 (6.67%) German Language
2 5 (6.67%) Italian Language
2 5 (6.67%) Spanish Language
3 3 (4.00%) Finance
4 2 (2.67%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.67%) Advertising
4 2 (2.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 55 (73.33%) Developer
2 22 (29.33%) Web Developer
3 21 (28.00%) PHP Developer
4 11 (14.67%) Software Engineer
5 8 (10.67%) Junior
6 6 (8.00%) Junior Developer
7 5 (6.67%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 5 (6.67%) Applications Developer
7 5 (6.67%) Senior Developer
7 5 (6.67%) Web Engineer
8 4 (5.33%) Junior PHP Developer
8 4 (5.33%) 1st Line Support Engineer
8 4 (5.33%) Senior PHP Developer
8 4 (5.33%) 1st Line Support
8 4 (5.33%) Support Engineer
8 4 (5.33%) Programmer
9 3 (4.00%) Support Analyst
9 3 (4.00%) Analyst
9 3 (4.00%) Software Developer
9 3 (4.00%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (68.00%) HTML
2 37 (49.33%) jQuery
3 36 (48.00%) CSS
4 20 (26.67%) Sass
5 19 (25.33%) XML
6 18 (24.00%) LAMP
7 13 (17.33%) Web Services
7 13 (17.33%) CakePHP
7 13 (17.33%) Symfony
8 12 (16.00%) Laravel
9 10 (13.33%) JSON
9 10 (13.33%) Ajax
9 10 (13.33%) .NET
10 9 (12.00%) SOAP
10 9 (12.00%) Ext JS
11 7 (9.33%) CSS3
11 7 (9.33%) HTML5
12 6 (8.00%) AngularJS
13 5 (6.67%) HTML5 Canvas
13 5 (6.67%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (22.67%) User Experience
2 8 (10.67%) EPoS
3 6 (8.00%) NHS
4 5 (6.67%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.67%) Blog
5 2 (2.67%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.33%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.33%) Copywriting
6 1 (1.33%) Social Media
6 1 (1.33%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 16 (21.33%) Linux
2 2 (2.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (28.00%) MVC
2 16 (21.33%) E-Commerce
3 11 (14.67%) Software Engineering
4 10 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (12.00%) Web Development
5 9 (12.00%) TDD
5 9 (12.00%) Asset Management
5 9 (12.00%) Network Management
6 6 (8.00%) Time Management
7 5 (6.67%) DevOps
7 5 (6.67%) Scrum
7 5 (6.67%) Workflow
7 5 (6.67%) Content Management
8 4 (5.33%) CRM
8 4 (5.33%) OO PHP
9 3 (4.00%) ITIL
10 2 (2.67%) Web Design
10 2 (2.67%) Digital Marketing
10 2 (2.67%) Problem Management
10 2 (2.67%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 64 (85.33%) JavaScript
2 24 (32.00%) SQL
3 12 (16.00%) Perl
3 12 (16.00%) Shell Script
4 11 (14.67%) C++
4 11 (14.67%) C
4 11 (14.67%) Python
5 10 (13.33%) C#
5 10 (13.33%) VB
6 9 (12.00%) PHP5
7 3 (4.00%) FoxPro (VFP)
8 2 (2.67%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (12.00%) Degree
2 4 (5.33%) SC Cleared
2 4 (5.33%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.67%) ITIL Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (1.33%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (12.00%) Adobe
2 8 (10.67%) Google
2 8 (10.67%) Facebook
3 6 (8.00%) Sage
4 5 (6.67%) PayPal
4 5 (6.67%) Business Objects
5 3 (4.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (2.67%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.33%) Twitter
Essex
Annapurna
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Basildon, Essex
The Digital Recruitment Firm
Salary: Lots of progression
Posted: 6 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £21000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Close to borders of Cambridgeshire Essex...
Questor Resourcing
Salary: Very Competitive salary according to experience
Posted: 19 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Agentis Solution
Salary: From £18,000 to £21,000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago