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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 67 26 37
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +11
Permanent jobs citing PHP 29 79 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 2.29% 7.34% 5.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.93% 13.93% 10.60%
Number of salaries quoted 23 68 42
Average salary £27,500 £45,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-38.88% +50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £27,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £72,500 £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
588 567 453
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 46.52% 52.70% 51.54%
Number of salaries quoted 456 457 399
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 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

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 2 March 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 2 March 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 -12 6 £45,000 - 2
Loughton - 5 £26,500 -
Thurrock - 4 £20,000 -
Harlow -6 3 £27,500 -50.00%
Chelmsford -3 1 - - 1
Southend-on-Sea -13 1 £30,000 +9.09%
Waltham Abbey - 1 - -
Braintree - 1 £42,500 - 3
PHP
East of England

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 37 (77.08%) JavaScript
2 28 (58.33%) HTML
3 19 (39.58%) jQuery
4 17 (35.42%) CSS
5 15 (31.25%) XML
6 14 (29.17%) Linux
6 14 (29.17%) SQL
6 14 (29.17%) MySQL
7 13 (27.08%) SQL Server
8 12 (25.00%) Web Services
8 12 (25.00%) .NET
9 11 (22.92%) C#
9 11 (22.92%) E-Commerce
10 10 (20.83%) MVC
10 10 (20.83%) WordPress
10 10 (20.83%) LAMP
11 9 (18.75%) Microsoft
11 9 (18.75%) Sass
12 8 (16.67%) GitHub
12 8 (16.67%) Sage
12 8 (16.67%) VB.NET
12 8 (16.67%) Web Development
13 7 (14.58%) Apache
13 7 (14.58%) Python
14 6 (12.50%) HTTP
14 6 (12.50%) Adobe
14 6 (12.50%) Photoshop
14 6 (12.50%) Java
14 6 (12.50%) Marketing
14 6 (12.50%) Degree

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 10 (20.83%) WordPress
2 7 (14.58%) Apache
3 5 (10.42%) CMS
4 1 (2.08%) Umbraco
4 1 (2.08%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (12.50%) Photoshop
2 4 (8.33%) InDesign
3 2 (4.17%) Fireworks
3 2 (4.17%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (2.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (6.25%) Magento
1 3 (6.25%) Sage 200
2 2 (4.17%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (2.08%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 8 (16.67%) GitHub
2 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.50%) HTTP
2 2 (4.17%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (29.17%) MySQL
2 13 (27.08%) SQL Server
3 4 (8.33%) Firebird
4 2 (4.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 5 (10.42%) Visual Studio
3 3 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.08%) Bitbucket
General
1 6 (12.50%) Marketing
2 5 (10.42%) French Language
2 5 (10.42%) German Language
2 5 (10.42%) Italian Language
2 5 (10.42%) Spanish Language
3 3 (6.25%) Finance
3 3 (6.25%) Advertising
4 2 (4.17%) Publishing
4 2 (4.17%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.08%) Retail
5 1 (2.08%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 35 (72.92%) Developer
2 13 (27.08%) Web Developer
3 7 (14.58%) PHP Developer
4 4 (8.33%) 1st Line Support Engineer
4 4 (8.33%) Software Engineer
4 4 (8.33%) 1st Line Support
4 4 (8.33%) Support Engineer
5 3 (6.25%) Applications Support
5 3 (6.25%) Lead Developer
5 3 (6.25%) Java Developer
5 3 (6.25%) Applications Support Analyst
5 3 (6.25%) Analyst
5 3 (6.25%) Senior Developer
5 3 (6.25%) Programmer
5 3 (6.25%) Support Analyst
5 3 (6.25%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 3 (6.25%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (4.17%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (58.33%) HTML
2 19 (39.58%) jQuery
3 17 (35.42%) CSS
4 15 (31.25%) XML
5 12 (25.00%) Web Services
5 12 (25.00%) .NET
6 10 (20.83%) LAMP
7 9 (18.75%) Sass
8 5 (10.42%) SOAP
9 4 (8.33%) ASP.NET
9 4 (8.33%) CodeIgniter
9 4 (8.33%) Ext JS
10 3 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
11 2 (4.17%) JPA
11 2 (4.17%) Backbone.js
11 2 (4.17%) LESS
11 2 (4.17%) OOCSS
11 2 (4.17%) Struts
11 2 (4.17%) J2EE
11 2 (4.17%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.42%) User Experience
2 2 (4.17%) Social Network
2 2 (4.17%) Open Source
3 1 (2.08%) Social Media
3 1 (2.08%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.08%) NHS
3 1 (2.08%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.08%) Photography
3 1 (2.08%) Copywriting
3 1 (2.08%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 14 (29.17%) Linux
2 4 (8.33%) Windows
3 2 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.08%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.08%) Windows Phone
4 1 (2.08%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.92%) E-Commerce
2 10 (20.83%) MVC
3 8 (16.67%) Web Development
4 5 (10.42%) DevOps
4 5 (10.42%) Software Engineering
4 5 (10.42%) ERP
5 4 (8.33%) OO
5 4 (8.33%) CRM
5 4 (8.33%) Asset Management
5 4 (8.33%) Mentoring
5 4 (8.33%) Network Management
6 3 (6.25%) ITIL
7 2 (4.17%) OOD
7 2 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (4.17%) Logistics
7 2 (4.17%) Systems Analysis
7 2 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (4.17%) Technical Analysis
7 2 (4.17%) OO PHP
7 2 (4.17%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (77.08%) JavaScript
2 14 (29.17%) SQL
3 11 (22.92%) C#
4 8 (16.67%) VB.NET
5 7 (14.58%) Python
6 6 (12.50%) Java
7 5 (10.42%) Perl
7 5 (10.42%) VB
7 5 (10.42%) PHP5
8 4 (8.33%) Shell Script
8 4 (8.33%) C
8 4 (8.33%) C++
9 3 (6.25%) FoxPro (VFP)
10 2 (4.17%) VBScript
10 2 (4.17%) Ruby
11 1 (2.08%) XPath
11 1 (2.08%) XAML
11 1 (2.08%) XQuery
11 1 (2.08%) Delphi
11 1 (2.08%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (12.50%) Degree
2 4 (8.33%) SC Cleared
2 4 (8.33%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.08%) VCP4
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) Puppet
1 1 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 8 (16.67%) Sage
3 6 (12.50%) Adobe
4 2 (4.17%) Red Hat
4 2 (4.17%) Facebook
5 1 (2.08%) Twitter
5 1 (2.08%) Oracle
Colchester, Essex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Braintree, Essex
Bluetownonline
Salary: £21,747 - 26,556 per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Essex
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £26000 - £29000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Pure Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Braintree
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Braintree
Blue Fox
Salary: £18k - 24k per year + benefits
Posted: 25 days ago