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

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 72 25 35
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +10
Permanent jobs citing PHP 27 69 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 2.15% 7.17% 5.96%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.67% 14.05% 11.28%
Number of salaries quoted 23 64 42
Average salary £30,000 £45,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +57.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £25,000 £21,600
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £61,000 £37,500
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
578 491 461
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 46.06% 50.99% 52.87%
Number of salaries quoted 451 402 409
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 £28,450 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
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 29 January 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 29 January 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
Thurrock - 4 £20,000 -
Harlow +1 3 £27,500 -50.00%
Loughton - 3 £26,500 - 1
Chelmsford -10 2 £55,000 +29.41% 1
Basildon +5 1 £40,000 -11.11%
Braintree +2 1 £37,500 +25.00%
Southend-on-Sea -17 1 £30,000 - 1
Colchester -20 1 £47,500 +5.55% 2
Brentwood -25 1 £29,000 -44.76%
Waltham Abbey - 1 - - 1
PHP
East of England

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 30 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 26 (57.78%) HTML
3 21 (46.67%) CSS
4 16 (35.56%) E-Commerce
5 15 (33.33%) jQuery
6 14 (31.11%) .NET
7 13 (28.89%) Web Services
7 13 (28.89%) XML
7 13 (28.89%) MySQL
8 11 (24.44%) Java
8 11 (24.44%) C#
8 11 (24.44%) SQL
9 10 (22.22%) SQL Server
9 10 (22.22%) Linux
9 10 (22.22%) Microsoft
10 9 (20.00%) VB.NET
10 9 (20.00%) MVC
10 9 (20.00%) Git (software)
11 8 (17.78%) Magento
11 8 (17.78%) Sass
11 8 (17.78%) OO
11 8 (17.78%) Python
12 7 (15.56%) Sage
12 7 (15.56%) LAMP
12 7 (15.56%) Marketing
13 6 (13.33%) Web Development
13 6 (13.33%) CMS
13 6 (13.33%) HTTP
13 6 (13.33%) Twitter
13 6 (13.33%) User Experience

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 6 (13.33%) CMS
2 5 (11.11%) WordPress
3 4 (8.89%) Apache
4 3 (6.67%) Node.js
5 2 (4.44%) PrestaShop
6 1 (2.22%) Umbraco
6 1 (2.22%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (4.44%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (4.44%) Photoshop
2 2 (4.44%) Fireworks
3 1 (2.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (17.78%) Magento
2 4 (8.89%) Sage 200
3 3 (6.67%) Google Analytics
4 2 (4.44%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (2.22%) WebTrends
5 1 (2.22%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.11%) GitHub
2 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.33%) HTTP
2 3 (6.67%) FTP
3 2 (4.44%) DNS
4 1 (2.22%) NAS
4 1 (2.22%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (28.89%) MySQL
2 10 (22.22%) SQL Server
3 5 (11.11%) Relational Database
4 3 (6.67%) MongoDB
5 2 (4.44%) Firebird
Development Applications
1 9 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (8.89%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (6.67%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (2.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (15.56%) Marketing
2 4 (8.89%) Finance
3 3 (6.67%) French Language
3 3 (6.67%) German Language
3 3 (6.67%) Italian Language
3 3 (6.67%) Spanish Language
3 3 (6.67%) Advertising
4 2 (4.44%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.22%) Retail
5 1 (2.22%) Publishing
5 1 (2.22%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 30 (66.67%) Developer
2 10 (22.22%) Web Developer
3 7 (15.56%) PHP Developer
4 4 (8.89%) 1st Line Support
4 4 (8.89%) Support Engineer
4 4 (8.89%) Analyst
4 4 (8.89%) 1st Line Support Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 3 (6.67%) Content Manager
5 3 (6.67%) Digital Marketing Manager
5 3 (6.67%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (6.67%) Marketing Manager
5 3 (6.67%) Java Developer
5 3 (6.67%) Applications Support Analyst
5 3 (6.67%) Applications Support
5 3 (6.67%) Senior Developer
5 3 (6.67%) Programmer
5 3 (6.67%) Support Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) VB.NET Developer
6 2 (4.44%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (57.78%) HTML
2 21 (46.67%) CSS
3 15 (33.33%) jQuery
4 14 (31.11%) .NET
5 13 (28.89%) Web Services
5 13 (28.89%) XML
6 8 (17.78%) Sass
7 7 (15.56%) LAMP
8 5 (11.11%) HTML5
8 5 (11.11%) CSS3
8 5 (11.11%) Backbone.js
9 4 (8.89%) Ajax
9 4 (8.89%) JSON
9 4 (8.89%) REST
10 3 (6.67%) LESS
10 3 (6.67%) AngularJS
10 3 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 3 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (6.67%) Dojo
10 3 (6.67%) CodeIgniter
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.33%) User Experience
2 5 (11.11%) Open Source
3 3 (6.67%) Digital Media
3 3 (6.67%) Social Media
3 3 (6.67%) Visualisation
3 3 (6.67%) Blog
3 3 (6.67%) Life Science
4 2 (4.44%) Social Network
5 1 (2.22%) Kindle
5 1 (2.22%) Photography
5 1 (2.22%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.22%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.22%) NHS
5 1 (2.22%) Copywriting
Operating Systems
1 10 (22.22%) Linux
2 5 (11.11%) Windows
3 2 (4.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (4.44%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.22%) Windows Phone
4 1 (2.22%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (35.56%) E-Commerce
2 9 (20.00%) MVC
3 8 (17.78%) OO
4 6 (13.33%) Web Development
5 5 (11.11%) ERP
5 5 (11.11%) CRM
5 5 (11.11%) SEO
6 4 (8.89%) Web Design
7 3 (6.67%) Responsive Web Design
7 3 (6.67%) Web Application Development
7 3 (6.67%) Analytics
7 3 (6.67%) Email Marketing
7 3 (6.67%) Digital Marketing
7 3 (6.67%) DevOps
7 3 (6.67%) Mentoring
7 3 (6.67%) ITIL
7 3 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (6.67%) Content Management
7 3 (6.67%) Bioinformatics
7 3 (6.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 30 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 11 (24.44%) Java
2 11 (24.44%) C#
2 11 (24.44%) SQL
3 9 (20.00%) VB.NET
4 8 (17.78%) Python
5 5 (11.11%) PHP5
6 4 (8.89%) VB
7 3 (6.67%) FoxPro (VFP)
7 3 (6.67%) Perl
8 2 (4.44%) C++
8 2 (4.44%) C
8 2 (4.44%) Shell Script
8 2 (4.44%) Ruby
9 1 (2.22%) XQuery
9 1 (2.22%) Delphi
9 1 (2.22%) T-SQL
9 1 (2.22%) VBScript
9 1 (2.22%) XPath
9 1 (2.22%) XAML
Qualifications
1 4 (8.89%) Degree
2 2 (4.44%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (4.44%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 10 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 7 (15.56%) Sage
3 6 (13.33%) Twitter
4 5 (11.11%) Facebook
4 5 (11.11%) Adobe
5 3 (6.67%) Google
6 2 (4.44%) Oracle
6 2 (4.44%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.22%) JD Edwards
7 1 (2.22%) SAP
7 1 (2.22%) VMware
Southend-On-Sea
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £16500 - £16640 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Waltham Abbey, Essex
Vertical IT
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Colchester
Recruitment Genius
Posted: 14 days ago
Chelmsford
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £24000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Loughton, Essex
Advancing People Recruitment
Posted: 17 days ago