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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 82 29 36
Rank change year-on-year
-53 +7
Permanent jobs citing PHP 19 66 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.39% 6.23% 5.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.29% 12.74% 9.29%
Number of salaries quoted 17 60 37
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +37.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £50,000 £44,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £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
578 518 495
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 42.31% 48.91% 57.69%
Number of salaries quoted 457 414 439
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014. 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
Southend-on-Sea -16 3 £24,000 -20.00%
Chelmsford -4 2 £55,000 +66.66% 1
Thurrock - 2 £20,000 -
Braintree +4 1 £37,500 +25.00%
Basildon +3 1 £40,000 -11.11%
Colchester -16 1 - - 1
Brentwood -22 1 £29,000 +16.00%
PHP
East of England

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 33 (64.71%) JavaScript
1 33 (64.71%) CSS
2 28 (54.90%) HTML
3 24 (47.06%) .NET
4 20 (39.22%) E-Commerce
5 19 (37.25%) C#
5 19 (37.25%) jQuery
6 18 (35.29%) SQL Server
7 17 (33.33%) VB.NET
8 15 (29.41%) MVC
9 12 (23.53%) Java
9 12 (23.53%) MySQL
9 12 (23.53%) Web Services
9 12 (23.53%) Magento
10 11 (21.57%) SQL
11 10 (19.61%) ASP.NET
11 10 (19.61%) Microsoft
11 10 (19.61%) SEO
12 9 (17.65%) XML
12 9 (17.65%) LAMP
12 9 (17.65%) Marketing
12 9 (17.65%) Git (software)
12 9 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
12 9 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC
12 9 (17.65%) HTML5
13 8 (15.69%) OO
13 8 (15.69%) CMS
13 8 (15.69%) CSS3
13 8 (15.69%) Twitter
14 7 (13.73%) Adobe

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 8 (15.69%) CMS
2 7 (13.73%) WordPress
3 5 (9.80%) PrestaShop
4 3 (5.88%) Node.js
5 1 (1.96%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.96%) IIS
5 1 (1.96%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (9.80%) Photoshop
1 5 (9.80%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (3.92%) Fireworks
2 2 (3.92%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.96%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (23.53%) Magento
2 6 (11.76%) Sage 200
3 5 (9.80%) Google Analytics
4 1 (1.96%) WebTrends
4 1 (1.96%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.92%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.80%) FTP
2 4 (7.84%) HTTP
3 2 (3.92%) DNS
4 1 (1.96%) SAN
4 1 (1.96%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (35.29%) SQL Server
2 12 (23.53%) MySQL
3 5 (9.80%) Relational Database
4 3 (5.88%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 9 (17.65%) Git (software)
2 6 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (9.80%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (1.96%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (17.65%) Marketing
2 3 (5.88%) Finance
2 3 (5.88%) Advertising
3 1 (1.96%) Retail
3 1 (1.96%) Local Government
3 1 (1.96%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 39 (76.47%) Developer
2 10 (19.61%) Web Developer
3 9 (17.65%) PHP Developer
4 5 (9.80%) Web Designer
4 5 (9.80%) Marketing Manager
4 5 (9.80%) Programmer
4 5 (9.80%) Designer
4 5 (9.80%) Content Manager
4 5 (9.80%) Digital Marketing Manager
5 4 (7.84%) .NET Developer
5 4 (7.84%) VB.NET Developer
6 3 (5.88%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (5.88%) Analyst Developer
6 3 (5.88%) Senior Developer
6 3 (5.88%) Java Developer
6 3 (5.88%) Analyst
7 2 (3.92%) Project Manager
7 2 (3.92%) Junior
7 2 (3.92%) C# Developer
7 2 (3.92%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (64.71%) CSS
2 28 (54.90%) HTML
3 24 (47.06%) .NET
4 19 (37.25%) jQuery
5 12 (23.53%) Web Services
6 10 (19.61%) ASP.NET
7 9 (17.65%) XML
7 9 (17.65%) LAMP
7 9 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC
7 9 (17.65%) HTML5
8 8 (15.69%) CSS3
9 7 (13.73%) .NET Framework
10 5 (9.80%) Backbone.js
10 5 (9.80%) Sass
10 5 (9.80%) Smarty
10 5 (9.80%) Ajax
11 4 (7.84%) REST
11 4 (7.84%) JSON
12 3 (5.88%) Dojo
12 3 (5.88%) CodeIgniter
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.80%) Blog
1 5 (9.80%) Open Source
1 5 (9.80%) Social Media
1 5 (9.80%) Digital Media
2 3 (5.88%) User Experience
2 3 (5.88%) Visualisation
2 3 (5.88%) Kindle
2 3 (5.88%) Life Science
3 2 (3.92%) Social Network
4 1 (1.96%) Copywriting
4 1 (1.96%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.96%) Photography
4 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.96%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.80%) Windows
2 4 (7.84%) Linux
3 2 (3.92%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.96%) Windows Phone
4 1 (1.96%) Android
4 1 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (39.22%) E-Commerce
2 15 (29.41%) MVC
3 10 (19.61%) SEO
4 8 (15.69%) OO
5 6 (11.76%) Web Development
6 5 (9.80%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (9.80%) Change Control
6 5 (9.80%) Email Marketing
6 5 (9.80%) Digital Marketing
6 5 (9.80%) Risk Management
6 5 (9.80%) ERP
6 5 (9.80%) Workflow
6 5 (9.80%) Content Management
6 5 (9.80%) Analytics
7 4 (7.84%) Web Design
7 4 (7.84%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (5.88%) Responsive Web Design
8 3 (5.88%) Web Application Development
8 3 (5.88%) Bioinformatics
8 3 (5.88%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 33 (64.71%) JavaScript
2 19 (37.25%) C#
3 17 (33.33%) VB.NET
4 12 (23.53%) Java
5 11 (21.57%) SQL
6 6 (11.76%) Python
7 5 (9.80%) PHP5
8 2 (3.92%) Ruby
9 1 (1.96%) XPath
9 1 (1.96%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.96%) VBScript
9 1 (1.96%) XQuery
9 1 (1.96%) XAML
9 1 (1.96%) Delphi
9 1 (1.96%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.88%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 10 (19.61%) Microsoft
2 8 (15.69%) Twitter
3 7 (13.73%) Facebook
3 7 (13.73%) Adobe
4 6 (11.76%) Sage
5 5 (9.80%) Google
6 2 (3.92%) Oracle
7 1 (1.96%) SAP
7 1 (1.96%) VMware
7 1 (1.96%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.96%) JD Edwards
Colchester, Essex
Gate Hampton Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Chelmsford
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £24000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago