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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 58 45 45
Rank change year-on-year
-13 0
Permanent jobs citing PHP 38 51 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 3.18% 4.27% 4.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.16% 8.75% 8.45%
Number of salaries quoted 32 46 39
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,900 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,750 £57,500 £45,000
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
617 583 580
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 51.68% 48.79% 51.51%
Number of salaries quoted 489 501 492
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,650 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
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 31 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 31 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 +4 11 £47,500 +72.72% 3
Southend-on-Sea +1 9 £37,500 +15.38%
Leigh-on-Sea - 3 £32,500 -
Harlow +2 2 £35,750 +48.95%
Waltham Abbey - 2 £47,500 - 1
Saffron Walden +8 1 £40,000 +37.93%
Rayleigh - 1 £32,500 -
PHP
East of England

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 31 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 78 (88.64%) JavaScript
2 65 (73.86%) HTML
3 56 (63.64%) CSS
4 48 (54.55%) jQuery
5 41 (46.59%) MySQL
6 38 (43.18%) MVC
7 29 (32.95%) Laravel
8 25 (28.41%) E-Commerce
9 23 (26.14%) SQL
9 23 (26.14%) CMS
9 23 (26.14%) LAMP
9 23 (26.14%) Sass
10 22 (25.00%) Symfony
10 22 (25.00%) CakePHP
10 22 (25.00%) Git (software)
11 17 (19.32%) WordPress
11 17 (19.32%) Ajax
12 16 (18.18%) TDD
12 16 (18.18%) User Experience
13 15 (17.05%) XML
14 14 (15.91%) SQL Server
14 14 (15.91%) Agile Software Development
14 14 (15.91%) Marketing
14 14 (15.91%) Grunt
15 13 (14.77%) Photoshop
16 12 (13.64%) Linux
16 12 (13.64%) JSON
17 11 (12.50%) Web Development
17 11 (12.50%) Degree
17 11 (12.50%) OOP

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 23 (26.14%) CMS
2 17 (19.32%) WordPress
3 10 (11.36%) Apache
4 6 (6.82%) Node.js
5 1 (1.14%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 13 (14.77%) Photoshop
2 6 (6.82%) InDesign
3 3 (3.41%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 3 (3.41%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.55%) GitHub
2 3 (3.41%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.27%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 2 (2.27%) Sage Pay
4 1 (1.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.41%) HTTP
2 1 (1.14%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (46.59%) MySQL
2 14 (15.91%) SQL Server
3 9 (10.23%) Firebird
4 6 (6.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (5.68%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 22 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 14 (15.91%) Grunt
3 8 (9.09%) PHPUnit
4 6 (6.82%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.14%) Bitbucket
General
1 14 (15.91%) Marketing
2 5 (5.68%) Law
3 3 (3.41%) Finance
4 2 (2.27%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.27%) French Language
4 2 (2.27%) German Language
4 2 (2.27%) Italian Language
4 2 (2.27%) Spanish Language
5 1 (1.14%) Advertising
5 1 (1.14%) Publishing
5 1 (1.14%) Games
Job Titles
1 77 (87.50%) Developer
2 42 (47.73%) PHP Developer
3 31 (35.23%) Web Developer
4 12 (13.64%) PHP Web Developer
5 9 (10.23%) Junior
5 9 (10.23%) Software Engineer
6 7 (7.95%) Senior Developer
6 7 (7.95%) Junior Developer
6 7 (7.95%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 6 (6.82%) Web Engineer
7 6 (6.82%) Senior PHP Developer
8 5 (5.68%) Junior PHP Developer
8 5 (5.68%) Software Developer
8 5 (5.68%) Applications Developer
9 4 (4.55%) Programmer
9 4 (4.55%) PHP Programmer
10 3 (3.41%) Lead Developer
10 3 (3.41%) PHP LAMP Developer
11 2 (2.27%) Full Stack Developer
11 2 (2.27%) Mid-Level PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (73.86%) HTML
2 56 (63.64%) CSS
3 48 (54.55%) jQuery
4 29 (32.95%) Laravel
5 23 (26.14%) Sass
5 23 (26.14%) LAMP
6 22 (25.00%) Symfony
6 22 (25.00%) CakePHP
7 17 (19.32%) Ajax
8 15 (17.05%) XML
9 12 (13.64%) JSON
10 9 (10.23%) HTML5
10 9 (10.23%) CSS3
10 9 (10.23%) Web Services
10 9 (10.23%) .NET
11 8 (9.09%) Backbone.js
12 7 (7.95%) AngularJS
12 7 (7.95%) SOAP
12 7 (7.95%) Ext JS
13 6 (6.82%) HTML5 Canvas
Miscellaneous
1 16 (18.18%) User Experience
2 9 (10.23%) Mobile App
2 9 (10.23%) EPoS
3 5 (5.68%) NHS
3 5 (5.68%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.27%) Blog
4 2 (2.27%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.14%) Copywriting
5 1 (1.14%) iPhone
5 1 (1.14%) Social Media
5 1 (1.14%) iPad
5 1 (1.14%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.14%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 12 (13.64%) Linux
2 1 (1.14%) Mac OS X
2 1 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (1.14%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.14%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (43.18%) MVC
2 25 (28.41%) E-Commerce
3 16 (18.18%) TDD
4 14 (15.91%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (12.50%) OOP
5 11 (12.50%) Web Development
6 10 (11.36%) OO
7 9 (10.23%) Software Engineering
8 8 (9.09%) Scrum
8 8 (9.09%) Mobile First
9 7 (7.95%) Time Management
9 7 (7.95%) Network Management
9 7 (7.95%) OO PHP
9 7 (7.95%) Asset Management
9 7 (7.95%) Content Management
10 6 (6.82%) Workflow
11 5 (5.68%) BDD
12 4 (4.55%) API Integration
13 3 (3.41%) Web Design
14 2 (2.27%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 78 (88.64%) JavaScript
2 23 (26.14%) SQL
3 10 (11.36%) Perl
3 10 (11.36%) C#
3 10 (11.36%) Shell Script
4 9 (10.23%) Python
4 9 (10.23%) C++
4 9 (10.23%) C
5 7 (7.95%) PHP5
6 6 (6.82%) VB
7 1 (1.14%) VBScript
7 1 (1.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (12.50%) Degree
2 2 (2.27%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.27%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.14%) A+ Certification
3 1 (1.14%) Network+ Certification
System Software
1 1 (1.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.14%) Puppet
1 1 (1.14%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 11 (12.50%) Adobe
2 9 (10.23%) Google
2 9 (10.23%) Facebook
3 3 (3.41%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.27%) Sage
4 2 (2.27%) PayPal
5 1 (1.14%) Twitter
5 1 (1.14%) Cisco
5 1 (1.14%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.14%) Apple
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