Period
to 14 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for PHP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited PHP over the 6 months to 14 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 30 56 48
Rank change year-on-year +26 -8 +32
Permanent jobs citing PHP 82 63 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 6.64% 4.34% 4.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.52% 7.77% 10.04%
Number of salaries quoted 66 54 70
Essex median annual salary £32,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.75% +14.29% -6.67%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £56,250 £55,000 £51,625
East of England median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -6.67% - -6.25%

PHP is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Essex
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 712 811 996
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 57.65% 55.89% 46.41%
Number of salaries quoted 582 687 773
Essex median annual salary £41,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.89% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £24,000 £27,500 £22,750
90th Percentile £63,625 £66,250 £63,750
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

PHP
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings citing PHP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

Job vacancy trend for PHP in Essex

PHP
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Salary trend for PHP in Essex

PHP
Salary Histogram in Essex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PHP in Essex over the 6 months to 14 November 2018.

Salary histogram for PHP in Essex

PHP
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 within the Essex region over the 6 months to 14 November 2018. 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 +20 25 £33,500 -16.25% 7
Southend-on-Sea - 9 £22,500 -
Chelmsford -3 6 £36,250 -22.04% 7
Harlow - 6 - -
Loughton +5 4 £40,000 -
Witham 0 1 £40,000 +33.33%
Brentwood - 1 £22,500 -
PHP
East of England

For the 6 months to 14 November 2018, IT jobs citing PHP also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for PHP.

1 54 (65.85%) CSS
2 45 (54.88%) HTML
3 43 (52.44%) MySQL
4 37 (45.12%) jQuery
5 36 (43.90%) JavaScript
6 30 (36.59%) C#
7 29 (35.37%) SQL Server
7 29 (35.37%) Web Development
8 27 (32.93%) Degree
8 27 (32.93%) .NET
9 26 (31.71%) OO
10 24 (29.27%) Java
11 23 (28.05%) Computer Science Degree
12 21 (25.61%) Finance
13 20 (24.39%) Agile Software Development
13 20 (24.39%) Computer Science
14 19 (23.17%) ASP.NET
14 19 (23.17%) HTML5
15 18 (21.95%) Git (software)
16 17 (20.73%) Visual Studio
16 17 (20.73%) OOP
17 15 (18.29%) Magento
17 15 (18.29%) WordPress
18 14 (17.07%) MVC
18 14 (17.07%) C++
19 13 (15.85%) SQL
20 12 (14.63%) Drupal
21 10 (12.20%) Web Services
21 10 (12.20%) Vue.js
22 9 (10.98%) React

PHP
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 15 (18.29%) WordPress
2 12 (14.63%) Drupal
3 6 (7.32%) Joomla!
4 5 (6.10%) CMS
5 4 (4.88%) Zope
6 2 (2.44%) IIS
7 1 (1.22%) Apache
7 1 (1.22%) nginx
7 1 (1.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (7.32%) Adobe Illustrator
1 6 (7.32%) Photoshop
2 5 (6.10%) InDesign
3 1 (1.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 15 (18.29%) Magento
2 1 (1.22%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.88%) Oracle CX
3 1 (1.22%) AdWords
3 1 (1.22%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.22%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.22%) SaaS
3 1 (1.22%) Slack
3 1 (1.22%) Trello
3 1 (1.22%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.76%) SMS
2 5 (6.10%) Internet
3 1 (1.22%) FTP
3 1 (1.22%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (52.44%) MySQL
2 29 (35.37%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.44%) GIS
4 1 (1.22%) Amazon Aurora
4 1 (1.22%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.22%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.22%) Informix
4 1 (1.22%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.22%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 18 (21.95%) Git (software)
2 17 (20.73%) Visual Studio
3 7 (8.54%) Subversion
4 4 (4.88%) Dreamweaver
5 2 (2.44%) Vagrant
6 1 (1.22%) Grunt
6 1 (1.22%) gulp
6 1 (1.22%) JIRA
6 1 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.22%) webpack
General
1 21 (25.61%) Finance
2 6 (7.32%) Retail
3 4 (4.88%) Games
3 4 (4.88%) Legal
3 4 (4.88%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.66%) Marketing
5 2 (2.44%) Advertising
6 1 (1.22%) Back Office
6 1 (1.22%) Local Government
6 1 (1.22%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.22%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 77 (93.90%) Developer
2 22 (26.83%) PHP Developer
3 20 (24.39%) Graduate
3 20 (24.39%) Graduate Developer
4 16 (19.51%) Software Developer
5 12 (14.63%) Junior
5 12 (14.63%) Junior Developer
6 11 (13.41%) C# Developer
6 11 (13.41%) Web Developer
7 10 (12.20%) Graduate Software Developer
8 9 (10.98%) Graduate C# Developer
9 7 (8.54%) Junior C# Developer
9 7 (8.54%) Magento Developer
10 6 (7.32%) Drupal Developer
11 5 (6.10%) .NET Developer
12 4 (4.88%) Administrator
12 4 (4.88%) Junior .NET Developer
12 4 (4.88%) Junior Software Developer
12 4 (4.88%) Support Analyst
12 4 (4.88%) Web Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (65.85%) CSS
2 45 (54.88%) HTML
3 37 (45.12%) jQuery
4 27 (32.93%) .NET
5 19 (23.17%) ASP.NET
5 19 (23.17%) HTML5
6 10 (12.20%) Vue.js
6 10 (12.20%) Web Services
7 9 (10.98%) CSS3
7 9 (10.98%) React
8 8 (9.76%) Ajax
8 8 (9.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 7 (8.54%) Laravel
9 7 (8.54%) Symfony
10 6 (7.32%) RESTful
10 6 (7.32%) XML
11 4 (4.88%) CakePHP
11 4 (4.88%) Django
11 4 (4.88%) Flash
11 4 (4.88%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 20 (24.39%) Computer Science
2 5 (6.10%) Life Science
3 4 (4.88%) Freedom of Information
3 4 (4.88%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.66%) Mobile App
4 3 (3.66%) User Experience
5 1 (1.22%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.22%) Graphic Design
5 1 (1.22%) Renewable Energy
5 1 (1.22%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.98%) Linux
2 2 (2.44%) Unix
3 1 (1.22%) CentOS
3 1 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (35.37%) Web Development
2 26 (31.71%) OO
3 20 (24.39%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (20.73%) OOP
5 14 (17.07%) MVC
6 9 (10.98%) E-Commerce
6 9 (10.98%) Problem-Solving
6 9 (10.98%) SEO
7 8 (9.76%) Front End Development
8 7 (8.54%) BDD
8 7 (8.54%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (8.54%) TDD
8 7 (8.54%) Unit Testing
9 4 (4.88%) Artificial Intelligence
9 4 (4.88%) Content Management
9 4 (4.88%) CRM
10 2 (2.44%) Computer Vision
10 2 (2.44%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (2.44%) Software Engineering
11 1 (1.22%) Conversion Rate Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 36 (43.90%) JavaScript
2 30 (36.59%) C#
3 24 (29.27%) Java
4 14 (17.07%) C++
5 13 (15.85%) SQL
6 6 (7.32%) Python
7 5 (6.10%) PHP 5
8 3 (3.66%) VB.NET
9 2 (2.44%) Perl
9 2 (2.44%) Ruby
10 1 (1.22%) ES6
10 1 (1.22%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.22%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.22%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.22%) XAML
Qualifications
1 27 (32.93%) Degree
2 23 (28.05%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.88%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.22%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.22%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 8 (9.76%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.32%) Adobe
3 5 (6.10%) Oracle
4 2 (2.44%) Google
5 1 (1.22%) Actuate
5 1 (1.22%) Cisco
5 1 (1.22%) Cognos
5 1 (1.22%) Sage
5 1 (1.22%) Salesforce.com