Period
to 18 January 2019

The median annual salary for a PHP Developer was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Essex during the 6 months to 18 January 2019.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP Developer
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 63 106 95
Rank change year-on-year +43 -11 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a PHP Developer 29 12 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 2.76% 0.87% 1.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.85% 0.90% 2.04%
Number of salaries quoted 19 10 18
Essex median annual salary £35,000 £36,500 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.11% +0.69% +7.41%
10th Percentile £27,500 £30,325 £29,025
90th Percentile £65,000 £45,500 £48,625
East of England median annual salary £37,500 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +10.29% -2.86% -6.67%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Essex
Permanent vacancies in Essex with a recognized job title 1,016 1,336 1,816
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.58% 96.60% 94.19%
Number of salaries quoted 768 1,149 1,347
Essex median annual salary £42,250 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.11% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £22,000 £23,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £69,340
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £46,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -3.23% +3.33% +1.12%

PHP Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings that featured PHP Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

Job vacancy trend for PHP Developer in Essex

PHP Developer
Salary Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PHP Developer in Essex.

Salary trend for PHP Developer in Essex

PHP Developer
Salary Histogram in Essex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PHP Developer in Essex over the 6 months to 18 January 2019.

Salary histogram for PHP Developer in Essex

PHP Developer
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PHP Developer within the Essex region over the 6 months to 18 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Colchester +22 11 £35,000 +12.90% 1
Chelmsford +1 2 £40,000 +14.29% 2
Witham +14 1 £40,000 +10.34%
PHP Developer
East of England

PHP Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, PHP Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Essex region featuring PHP Developer in the job title.

1 29 (100.00%) PHP
2 20 (68.97%) MySQL
3 12 (41.38%) HTML
3 12 (41.38%) CSS
3 12 (41.38%) Linux
3 12 (41.38%) JavaScript
4 11 (37.93%) Finance
5 9 (31.03%) Internet
5 9 (31.03%) SQL Server
5 9 (31.03%) Web Development
6 7 (24.14%) CakePHP
6 7 (24.14%) jQuery
6 7 (24.14%) WordPress
6 7 (24.14%) HTML5
6 7 (24.14%) MVC
7 6 (20.69%) OOP
8 5 (17.24%) Magento
8 5 (17.24%) Laravel
9 4 (13.79%) Symfony
9 4 (13.79%) Web Services
10 3 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (10.34%) Artificial Intelligence
10 3 (10.34%) Git (software)
11 2 (6.90%) CSS3
11 2 (6.90%) AngularJS
11 2 (6.90%) React
11 2 (6.90%) Mobile App
11 2 (6.90%) CodeIgniter
11 2 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
11 2 (6.90%) OO

PHP Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (24.14%) WordPress
2 1 (3.45%) Apache
Business Applications
1 5 (17.24%) Magento
2 1 (3.45%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.45%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (31.03%) Internet
2 2 (6.90%) SMS
3 1 (3.45%) SSL
3 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (68.97%) MySQL
2 9 (31.03%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.90%) GIS
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.45%) JIRA
2 1 (3.45%) Vagrant
2 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (37.93%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (41.38%) CSS
1 12 (41.38%) HTML
2 7 (24.14%) CakePHP
2 7 (24.14%) HTML5
2 7 (24.14%) jQuery
3 5 (17.24%) Laravel
4 4 (13.79%) Symfony
4 4 (13.79%) Web Services
5 2 (6.90%) AngularJS
5 2 (6.90%) CodeIgniter
5 2 (6.90%) CSS3
5 2 (6.90%) React
5 2 (6.90%) Vue.js
6 1 (3.45%) .NET
6 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET
6 1 (3.45%) Django
6 1 (3.45%) Express
6 1 (3.45%) LAMP
6 1 (3.45%) RESTful
6 1 (3.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.45%) Renewable Energy
2 1 (3.45%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 12 (41.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) Web Development
2 7 (24.14%) MVC
3 6 (20.69%) OOP
4 3 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (10.34%) Artificial Intelligence
5 2 (6.90%) Computer Vision
5 2 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (6.90%) OO
6 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
6 1 (3.45%) E-Commerce
6 1 (3.45%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.45%) Presales
6 1 (3.45%) Project Management
6 1 (3.45%) Tech Ops
6 1 (3.45%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 29 (100.00%) PHP
2 12 (41.38%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.90%) C#
3 2 (6.90%) Java
4 1 (3.45%) C++
4 1 (3.45%) Python
4 1 (3.45%) Ruby
4 1 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (3.45%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (3.45%) Google