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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 46 63 27
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -36
Permanent jobs citing PHP 52 45 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 5.16% 3.45% 7.63%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.89% 7.05% 15.52%
Number of salaries quoted 47 30 97
Average salary £44,000 £33,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -37.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
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
526 638 696
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 52.23% 48.89% 49.15%
Number of salaries quoted 443 507 577
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £55,300
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,750
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +0.62%

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 2016. 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 +13 29 £37,500 +3.44% 1
Colchester +2 10 £44,500 +11.25% 4
Basildon +3 5 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Brentwood - 2 - -
Chelmsford +10 1 £26,000 -30.66% 2
PHP
East of England

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 49 (70.00%) HTML
2 48 (68.57%) JavaScript
3 46 (65.71%) CSS
4 43 (61.43%) MVC
4 43 (61.43%) Web Development
4 43 (61.43%) jQuery
5 38 (54.29%) Front End Development
6 37 (52.86%) Laravel
7 35 (50.00%) Ajax
7 35 (50.00%) CMS
8 33 (47.14%) Symfony
9 31 (44.29%) CakePHP
9 31 (44.29%) E-Commerce
10 30 (42.86%) MySQL
10 30 (42.86%) Mobile App
11 14 (20.00%) Perl
12 12 (17.14%) Linux
13 10 (14.29%) Python
13 10 (14.29%) SQL
14 9 (12.86%) Java
14 9 (12.86%) Git (software)
15 7 (10.00%) WordPress
15 7 (10.00%) AngularJS
15 7 (10.00%) SQL Server
15 7 (10.00%) Project Management
16 6 (8.57%) XML
16 6 (8.57%) Oracle
16 6 (8.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 6 (8.57%) CSS3
16 6 (8.57%) Sass

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 35 (50.00%) CMS
2 7 (10.00%) WordPress
3 5 (7.14%) Node.js
4 3 (4.29%) Apache
5 2 (2.86%) Drupal
5 2 (2.86%) Joomla!
6 1 (1.43%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (4.29%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (4.29%) Photoshop
2 2 (2.86%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (1.43%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 2 (2.86%) Magento
2 1 (1.43%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.29%) Internet
2 2 (2.86%) FTP
3 1 (1.43%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (42.86%) MySQL
2 7 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (12.86%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.43%) Grunt
2 1 (1.43%) gulp
General
1 6 (8.57%) Marketing
2 4 (5.71%) Publishing
3 3 (4.29%) Finance
4 1 (1.43%) Banking
4 1 (1.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 62 (88.57%) Developer
2 41 (58.57%) PHP Developer
3 34 (48.57%) Web Developer
4 30 (42.86%) PHP Web Developer
5 12 (17.14%) Full Stack Developer
5 12 (17.14%) Senior Developer
5 12 (17.14%) Senior PHP Developer
5 12 (17.14%) Senior PHP Web Developer
5 12 (17.14%) Senior Web Developer
6 7 (10.00%) Full Stack Web Developer
6 7 (10.00%) Java Developer
7 4 (5.71%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 4 (5.71%) HTML Developer
7 4 (5.71%) Junior
7 4 (5.71%) Junior Developer
7 4 (5.71%) Junior Web Developer
7 4 (5.71%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 3 (4.29%) HTML CSS Developer
8 3 (4.29%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 3 (4.29%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (70.00%) HTML
2 46 (65.71%) CSS
3 43 (61.43%) jQuery
4 37 (52.86%) Laravel
5 35 (50.00%) Ajax
6 33 (47.14%) Symfony
7 31 (44.29%) CakePHP
8 7 (10.00%) AngularJS
9 6 (8.57%) CSS3
9 6 (8.57%) HTML5
9 6 (8.57%) Sass
9 6 (8.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 6 (8.57%) XML
10 5 (7.14%) J2EE
10 5 (7.14%) JSON
10 5 (7.14%) LESS
10 5 (7.14%) Swing
11 4 (5.71%) Phalcon
11 4 (5.71%) Yii
12 3 (4.29%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 30 (42.86%) Mobile App
2 5 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 4 (5.71%) Driving Licence
3 4 (5.71%) EPoS
3 4 (5.71%) Photography
4 2 (2.86%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (2.86%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (17.14%) Linux
2 2 (2.86%) Windows
3 1 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.43%) Unix
3 1 (1.43%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (61.43%) MVC
1 43 (61.43%) Web Development
2 38 (54.29%) Front End Development
3 31 (44.29%) E-Commerce
4 7 (10.00%) Project Management
5 5 (7.14%) Analytics
5 5 (7.14%) Data Analytics
6 4 (5.71%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (5.71%) Asset Management
6 4 (5.71%) DevOps
6 4 (5.71%) Email Marketing
6 4 (5.71%) Scrum
7 3 (4.29%) Content Management
8 2 (2.86%) Dependency Injection
8 2 (2.86%) OOP
8 2 (2.86%) Open Source
8 2 (2.86%) SDLC
8 2 (2.86%) SOLID
8 2 (2.86%) Time Management
9 1 (1.43%) OO
Programming Languages
1 48 (68.57%) JavaScript
2 14 (20.00%) Perl
3 10 (14.29%) Python
3 10 (14.29%) SQL
4 9 (12.86%) Java
5 3 (4.29%) C
6 2 (2.86%) C#
6 2 (2.86%) C++
7 1 (1.43%) PHP 5
7 1 (1.43%) Ruby
7 1 (1.43%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (7.14%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (1.43%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (8.57%) Oracle
2 3 (4.29%) Adobe
3 1 (1.43%) Facebook
3 1 (1.43%) Google
3 1 (1.43%) Zend
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Leigh-On-Sea, Essex
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £30k plus benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leigh-On-Sea, Essex
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £30k plus benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Colchester, Essex
Oscar
Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Chelmsford, Essex
Oscar
Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Chelmsford, Essex
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Colchester, Essex
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wickford, Essex
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Wickford, Essex
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £49000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Braintree, Essex
Oscar
Salary: £22000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Basildon, Essex
Oscar
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Essex
Edison Hill Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leigh-On-Sea, Essex
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £40k plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Essex
3D MarComms
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Essex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Colchester
Pertemps IT
Salary: Up to £44k plus excellent package
Posted: 15 days ago