The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Essex region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 43 44 50
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +6
Permanent jobs citing PHP 51 49 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 4.27% 4.36% 4.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.75% 8.58% 6.97%
Number of salaries quoted 46 39 47
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Programming Languages Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
583 571 746
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 48.87% 50.80% 63.82%
Number of salaries quoted 501 484 658
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,700 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
PHP
East of England

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 30 July 2014.

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 30 July 2014. 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 -8 10 £27,500 +4.76% 2
Chelmsford -2 4 £40,975 +2.43%
Hockley - 3 £30,000 -
Basildon +9 2 £57,500 +64.28%
Brentwood +2 2 £52,500 - 2
Harlow - 1 £24,000 -
Saffron Walden - 1 £29,000 -
Southend-on-Sea - 1 £32,500 -
PHP
East of England

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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.

1 115 (72.33%) .NET
2 106 (66.67%) SQL
3 100 (62.89%) Java
4 98 (61.64%) OO
5 96 (60.38%) Marketing
6 95 (59.75%) E-Commerce
7 94 (59.12%) Magento
8 87 (54.72%) CRM
8 87 (54.72%) Oracle
8 87 (54.72%) SAP
8 87 (54.72%) JD Edwards
8 87 (54.72%) Oracle CRM
9 85 (53.46%) Apple iOS
10 52 (32.70%) CSS
11 47 (29.56%) HTML
12 46 (28.93%) JavaScript
13 45 (28.30%) Finance
14 29 (18.24%) SQL Server
15 28 (17.61%) Windows
16 23 (14.47%) MySQL
17 19 (11.95%) Perl
18 18 (11.32%) VB.NET
19 17 (10.69%) Linux
19 17 (10.69%) SAN
19 17 (10.69%) HTML5
20 16 (10.06%) CSS3
20 16 (10.06%) XML
20 16 (10.06%) C#
21 15 (9.43%) Firewall
21 15 (9.43%) jQuery

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 11 (6.92%) WordPress
2 8 (5.03%) Drupal
2 8 (5.03%) CMS
3 4 (2.52%) Apache
4 3 (1.89%) PrestaShop
4 3 (1.89%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.89%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.89%) Joomla!
4 3 (1.89%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.63%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.63%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.63%) IIS
5 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.63%) Alfresco
Applications
1 7 (4.40%) Photoshop
2 3 (1.89%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 94 (59.12%) Magento
2 87 (54.72%) Oracle CRM
3 6 (3.77%) Shopify
4 4 (2.52%) Google Analytics
5 2 (1.26%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.14%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (10.69%) SAN
2 15 (9.43%) Firewall
3 12 (7.55%) DNS
4 5 (3.14%) NAS
5 3 (1.89%) DHCP
6 2 (1.26%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (1.26%) LDAP
6 2 (1.26%) FTP
7 1 (0.63%) HTTP
7 1 (0.63%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (18.24%) SQL Server
2 23 (14.47%) MySQL
3 8 (5.03%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (3.77%) RDBMS
4 6 (3.77%) Relational Database
5 5 (3.14%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (5.03%) QuickTest Pro
2 6 (3.77%) Visual Studio
3 5 (3.14%) Subversion
4 3 (1.89%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.26%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.26%) Selenium
5 2 (1.26%) Dreamweaver
5 2 (1.26%) Axure RP
General
1 96 (60.38%) Marketing
2 45 (28.30%) Finance
3 6 (3.77%) Games
4 5 (3.14%) Automotive
5 2 (1.26%) Portuguese Language
5 2 (1.26%) Spanish Language
5 2 (1.26%) Publishing
6 1 (0.63%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 61 (38.36%) Developer
2 19 (11.95%) Web Developer
3 14 (8.81%) Analyst
4 11 (6.92%) PHP Developer
4 11 (6.92%) Java Developer
5 10 (6.29%) Support Analyst
6 9 (5.66%) Test Manager
6 9 (5.66%) Administrator
6 9 (5.66%) Front-End Developer
6 9 (5.66%) Test Specialist
6 9 (5.66%) Linux Administrator
7 8 (5.03%) Capacity Planning Manager
7 8 (5.03%) Infrastructure Team Leader
7 8 (5.03%) Applications Support Analyst
7 8 (5.03%) Team Leader
7 8 (5.03%) Designer
7 8 (5.03%) Planning Manager
7 8 (5.03%) Applications Support
7 8 (5.03%) Automation Specialist
8 7 (4.40%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (72.33%) .NET
2 52 (32.70%) CSS
3 47 (29.56%) HTML
4 17 (10.69%) HTML5
5 16 (10.06%) CSS3
5 16 (10.06%) XML
6 15 (9.43%) jQuery
7 14 (8.81%) ASP.NET
8 12 (7.55%) LAMP
9 11 (6.92%) Web Services
10 8 (5.03%) SOAP
11 7 (4.40%) ASP.NET MVC
12 6 (3.77%) .NET Framework
12 6 (3.77%) JSP
13 5 (3.14%) J2EE
13 5 (3.14%) Struts
13 5 (3.14%) Struts2
13 5 (3.14%) Spring
14 4 (2.52%) JSF
14 4 (2.52%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.29%) Mobile App
2 6 (3.77%) Online Games
3 4 (2.52%) AS400
3 4 (2.52%) Social Media
4 3 (1.89%) E-Learning
5 2 (1.26%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.26%) Smartphone
5 2 (1.26%) Blog
5 2 (1.26%) Kindle
5 2 (1.26%) Digital Media
5 2 (1.26%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.63%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.63%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 85 (53.46%) Apple iOS
2 28 (17.61%) Windows
3 17 (10.69%) Linux
4 11 (6.92%) UNIX
5 9 (5.66%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (5.03%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (5.03%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (1.89%) Windows Mobile
7 3 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.26%) Android
8 2 (1.26%) CentOS
8 2 (1.26%) AIX
8 2 (1.26%) HPUX
9 1 (0.63%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.63%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.63%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (61.64%) OO
2 95 (59.75%) E-Commerce
3 87 (54.72%) CRM
4 13 (8.18%) Service Delivery
4 13 (8.18%) Web Development
5 11 (6.92%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (6.92%) MVC
6 10 (6.29%) SEO
7 9 (5.66%) Performance Tuning
7 9 (5.66%) Project Management
7 9 (5.66%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (5.03%) Content Management
8 8 (5.03%) Problem Management
8 8 (5.03%) Test Automation
8 8 (5.03%) Capacity Planning
9 7 (4.40%) OOD
10 6 (3.77%) Web Design
10 6 (3.77%) Test Management
10 6 (3.77%) Capacity Management
11 5 (3.14%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 106 (66.67%) SQL
2 100 (62.89%) Java
3 46 (28.93%) JavaScript
4 19 (11.95%) Perl
5 18 (11.32%) VB.NET
6 16 (10.06%) C#
7 12 (7.55%) Ruby
8 11 (6.92%) Python
8 11 (6.92%) VBScript
9 10 (6.29%) Shell Script
10 9 (5.66%) Bash Shell
10 9 (5.66%) Korn
10 9 (5.66%) AWK
11 8 (5.03%) VB
11 8 (5.03%) T-SQL
11 8 (5.03%) C++
12 4 (2.52%) Jython
13 3 (1.89%) C
13 3 (1.89%) VBA
13 3 (1.89%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 13 (8.18%) Degree
2 8 (5.03%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (4.40%) MCDBA
4 1 (0.63%) MCSE
4 1 (0.63%) CCNA
4 1 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.55%) QA
2 2 (1.26%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.63%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (5.03%) Active Directory
2 7 (4.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.26%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (5.66%) Red Hat Satellite
1 9 (5.66%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 3 (1.89%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 87 (54.72%) Oracle
1 87 (54.72%) SAP
1 87 (54.72%) JD Edwards
2 10 (6.29%) Red Hat
3 8 (5.03%) Microsoft
3 8 (5.03%) Citrix
4 7 (4.40%) JBoss
4 7 (4.40%) VMware
5 6 (3.77%) Google
5 6 (3.77%) HP
6 5 (3.14%) Adobe
7 3 (1.89%) Cisco
7 3 (1.89%) Macromedia
7 3 (1.89%) Zend
8 2 (1.26%) BMC
8 2 (1.26%) Sage
8 2 (1.26%) IBM
8 2 (1.26%) Splunk
8 2 (1.26%) Facebook
8 2 (1.26%) Twitter
Colchester, Essex
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Discretionary Bonus, Pension
Posted: 1 hour ago
Essex
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Witham, Essex
SLS Recruitment
Salary: From £16,000 to £18,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridgeshire Essex Hertfordshire
Questor Resourcing
Salary: Competitive salary according to experience
Posted: 9 days ago