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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 83 74 24
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -50
Permanent jobs citing PHP 19 30 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.58% 2.34% 7.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.26% 5.06% 14.23%
Number of salaries quoted 14 27 65
Average salary £37,500 £29,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.31% -35.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,250 £20,000 £25,600
10% offered a salary of more than £42,900 £46,000 £68,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
583 593 499
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 48.46% 46.22% 50.30%
Number of salaries quoted 450 471 409
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

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 9 February 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 9 February 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 +15 7 £37,500 +25.00% 2
Colchester -17 4 £17,000 -64.21%
PHP
East of England

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 9 February 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 40 (78.43%) JavaScript
2 38 (74.51%) HTML
3 36 (70.59%) CSS
4 28 (54.90%) jQuery
5 25 (49.02%) Laravel
6 24 (47.06%) MVC
6 24 (47.06%) MySQL
7 23 (45.10%) CMS
8 22 (43.14%) Front End Development
9 21 (41.18%) Symfony
9 21 (41.18%) CakePHP
10 19 (37.25%) Ajax
10 19 (37.25%) E-Commerce
11 17 (33.33%) Mobile App
12 13 (25.49%) Git (software)
13 10 (19.61%) WordPress
14 9 (17.65%) LAMP
15 7 (13.73%) Python
15 7 (13.73%) Perl
15 7 (13.73%) OO
15 7 (13.73%) Sass
16 6 (11.76%) Web Development
17 5 (9.80%) Degree
17 5 (9.80%) Oracle
17 5 (9.80%) SQL Server
17 5 (9.80%) Windows
17 5 (9.80%) Linux
17 5 (9.80%) OOP
18 4 (7.84%) Adobe Illustrator
18 4 (7.84%) ITIL

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 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 23 (45.10%) CMS
2 10 (19.61%) WordPress
3 3 (5.88%) Apache
4 2 (3.92%) Drupal
5 1 (1.96%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (7.84%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (7.84%) Photoshop
2 2 (3.92%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (1.96%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Magento
1 1 (1.96%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.92%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.96%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.88%) Internet
1 3 (5.88%) LAN
2 2 (3.92%) FTP
2 2 (3.92%) Spanning Tree
3 1 (1.96%) DHCP
3 1 (1.96%) DNS
3 1 (1.96%) Intranet
3 1 (1.96%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.96%) Unified Communications
3 1 (1.96%) VoIP
3 1 (1.96%) WAN
3 1 (1.96%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (47.06%) MySQL
2 5 (9.80%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (25.49%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.96%) Grunt
2 1 (1.96%) gulp
General
1 3 (5.88%) Finance
2 2 (3.92%) Marketing
2 2 (3.92%) Publishing
2 2 (3.92%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.96%) Banking
3 1 (1.96%) Billing
3 1 (1.96%) Games
Job Titles
1 45 (88.24%) Developer
2 33 (64.71%) PHP Developer
3 27 (52.94%) Web Developer
4 22 (43.14%) PHP Web Developer
5 5 (9.80%) HTML Developer
5 5 (9.80%) JavaScript Developer
5 5 (9.80%) Junior
5 5 (9.80%) Junior Developer
6 4 (7.84%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 4 (7.84%) HTML CSS Developer
6 4 (7.84%) Java Developer
6 4 (7.84%) WordPress Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Junior Web Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Junior PHP Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Linux Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) Linux Systems Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) MySQL Developer
8 2 (3.92%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Systems Engineer
9 1 (1.96%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (74.51%) HTML
2 36 (70.59%) CSS
3 28 (54.90%) jQuery
4 25 (49.02%) Laravel
5 21 (41.18%) CakePHP
5 21 (41.18%) Symfony
6 19 (37.25%) Ajax
7 9 (17.65%) LAMP
8 7 (13.73%) Sass
9 4 (7.84%) CSS3
9 4 (7.84%) HTML5
9 4 (7.84%) J2EE
9 4 (7.84%) Swing
10 3 (5.88%) .NET
10 3 (5.88%) LEMP Stack
10 3 (5.88%) Web Services
11 2 (3.92%) Silex
12 1 (1.96%) PhoneGap
12 1 (1.96%) RequireJS
12 1 (1.96%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 4 (7.84%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.92%) User Experience
4 1 (1.96%) EPoS
4 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.96%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.80%) Linux
1 5 (9.80%) Windows
2 2 (3.92%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.96%) Unix
3 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (47.06%) MVC
2 22 (43.14%) Front End Development
3 19 (37.25%) E-Commerce
4 7 (13.73%) OO
5 6 (11.76%) Web Development
6 5 (9.80%) OOP
7 4 (7.84%) Analytics
7 4 (7.84%) BDD
7 4 (7.84%) Data Analytics
7 4 (7.84%) ITIL
7 4 (7.84%) TDD
8 3 (5.88%) Content Management
8 3 (5.88%) PRINCE2
8 3 (5.88%) Project Management
9 2 (3.92%) OOD
10 1 (1.96%) Agile Software Development
10 1 (1.96%) Change Management
10 1 (1.96%) Digital Marketing
10 1 (1.96%) Quality Management
10 1 (1.96%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 40 (78.43%) JavaScript
2 7 (13.73%) Perl
2 7 (13.73%) Python
3 4 (7.84%) Java
4 3 (5.88%) SQL
5 1 (1.96%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 5 (9.80%) Degree
2 1 (1.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (3.92%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (9.80%) Oracle
2 3 (5.88%) Adobe
3 2 (3.92%) HP
3 2 (3.92%) VMware
4 1 (1.96%) Avaya
4 1 (1.96%) BroadSoft
4 1 (1.96%) Cisco
4 1 (1.96%) Facebook
4 1 (1.96%) Google
4 1 (1.96%) Juniper
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Oscar
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £28000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Witham
Pro-Quest
Salary: 23000-28000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Essex
Edward Carter Solutions
Salary: Excellent salary + benefits & bonus
Posted: 15 days ago
Braintree
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago