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

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 56 52 51
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Permanent jobs citing PHP 40 35 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 3.20% 3.20% 3.95%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.53% 7.00% 8.60%
Number of salaries quoted 32 26 41
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,100 £26,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £56,250 £45,000
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
613 500 500
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 49.00% 45.66% 45.91%
Number of salaries quoted 482 407 441
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 +11 13 £50,000 +25.00% 4
Southend-on-Sea - 13 £31,250 -
Leigh-on-Sea - 4 £32,500 -
Harlow -3 2 £32,000 +33.33% 1
Waltham Abbey - 2 £47,500 -
Rayleigh - 1 £32,500 -
PHP
East of England

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 76 (88.37%) JavaScript
2 62 (72.09%) HTML
3 59 (68.60%) CSS
4 47 (54.65%) jQuery
5 45 (52.33%) MVC
6 40 (46.51%) MySQL
7 37 (43.02%) Laravel
8 28 (32.56%) E-Commerce
9 27 (31.40%) Git (software)
10 26 (30.23%) Symfony
10 26 (30.23%) CakePHP
11 25 (29.07%) CMS
11 25 (29.07%) LAMP
12 21 (24.42%) Ajax
13 20 (23.26%) TDD
14 19 (22.09%) SQL
14 19 (22.09%) Sass
15 16 (18.60%) Agile Software Development
16 15 (17.44%) OOP
16 15 (17.44%) Grunt
17 14 (16.28%) User Experience
18 13 (15.12%) Mobile App
19 12 (13.95%) Marketing
19 12 (13.95%) OO
20 11 (12.79%) JSON
21 10 (11.63%) XML
21 10 (11.63%) Scrum
22 9 (10.47%) Google
22 9 (10.47%) EPoS
22 9 (10.47%) Perl

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 25 (29.07%) CMS
2 8 (9.30%) WordPress
3 7 (8.14%) Apache
4 6 (6.98%) Node.js
5 1 (1.16%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 6 (6.98%) Photoshop
2 3 (3.49%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.49%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (2.33%) InDesign
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.16%) SaaS
1 1 (1.16%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.16%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (46.51%) MySQL
2 9 (10.47%) SQL Server
3 7 (8.14%) Firebird
4 6 (6.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (5.81%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 27 (31.40%) Git (software)
2 15 (17.44%) Grunt
3 9 (10.47%) PHPUnit
4 2 (2.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (13.95%) Marketing
2 5 (5.81%) Law
3 2 (2.33%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.33%) Finance
3 2 (2.33%) Games
4 1 (1.16%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 76 (88.37%) Developer
2 52 (60.47%) PHP Developer
3 28 (32.56%) Web Developer
4 18 (20.93%) PHP Web Developer
5 11 (12.79%) Junior
6 10 (11.63%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 9 (10.47%) Junior Developer
8 7 (8.14%) Software Engineer
8 7 (8.14%) Senior Developer
9 6 (6.98%) Senior PHP Developer
9 6 (6.98%) Junior PHP Developer
9 6 (6.98%) Web Engineer
10 5 (5.81%) PHP LAMP Developer
10 5 (5.81%) Software Developer
10 5 (5.81%) Applications Developer
11 4 (4.65%) Programmer
11 4 (4.65%) PHP Programmer
12 2 (2.33%) Senior PHP Programmer
12 2 (2.33%) Senior PHP Web Developer
12 2 (2.33%) Senior Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (72.09%) HTML
2 59 (68.60%) CSS
3 47 (54.65%) jQuery
4 37 (43.02%) Laravel
5 26 (30.23%) Symfony
5 26 (30.23%) CakePHP
6 25 (29.07%) LAMP
7 21 (24.42%) Ajax
8 19 (22.09%) Sass
9 11 (12.79%) JSON
10 10 (11.63%) XML
11 9 (10.47%) Backbone.js
11 9 (10.47%) HTML5
11 9 (10.47%) CSS3
12 8 (9.30%) .NET
12 8 (9.30%) AngularJS
13 6 (6.98%) HTML5 Canvas
13 6 (6.98%) Web Services
14 5 (5.81%) SOAP
14 5 (5.81%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (16.28%) User Experience
2 13 (15.12%) Mobile App
3 9 (10.47%) EPoS
4 5 (5.81%) NHS
4 5 (5.81%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.33%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.16%) Copywriting
6 1 (1.16%) iPhone
6 1 (1.16%) iPad
6 1 (1.16%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.16%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.14%) Linux
2 1 (1.16%) Mac OS X
2 1 (1.16%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.16%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (52.33%) MVC
2 28 (32.56%) E-Commerce
3 20 (23.26%) TDD
4 16 (18.60%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (17.44%) OOP
6 12 (13.95%) OO
7 10 (11.63%) Scrum
8 9 (10.47%) BDD
9 8 (9.30%) Content Management
10 7 (8.14%) Software Engineering
10 7 (8.14%) OO PHP
10 7 (8.14%) Time Management
11 6 (6.98%) Mobile First
11 6 (6.98%) Web Development
11 6 (6.98%) Workflow
12 5 (5.81%) Asset Management
12 5 (5.81%) Network Management
13 3 (3.49%) Digital Marketing
13 3 (3.49%) Web Design
14 2 (2.33%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 76 (88.37%) JavaScript
2 19 (22.09%) SQL
3 9 (10.47%) Perl
3 9 (10.47%) C#
4 8 (9.30%) Shell Script
5 7 (8.14%) C++
5 7 (8.14%) C
5 7 (8.14%) Python
6 5 (5.81%) VB
6 5 (5.81%) PHP5
7 1 (1.16%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (10.47%) Degree
2 1 (1.16%) A+ Certification
2 1 (1.16%) Network+ Certification
System Software
1 1 (1.16%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (10.47%) Google
1 9 (10.47%) Facebook
2 7 (8.14%) Adobe
3 3 (3.49%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.16%) Cisco
4 1 (1.16%) Apple
Essex
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Colchester, Essex
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Salary: circa 30k
Posted: 20 hours ago
Colchester, Essex
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Share options
Posted: 2 days ago
Essex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £300 - £400 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Harlow, Essex
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Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Colchester
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Share options
Posted: 22 days ago