Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 52 81
Rank change year-on-year +10 +29 +5
Permanent jobs citing PHP 66 99 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 4.71% 4.64% 2.64%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.42% 9.89% 5.31%
Number of salaries quoted 58 69 54
Essex median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% -3.85%
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £48,250 £50,000
East of England median annual salary £37,500 £36,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.74% -8.75% +14.29%

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 784 1001 1299
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 55.96% 46.95% 49.71%
Number of salaries quoted 665 772 1012
Essex median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £23,775 £22,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £64,904 £61,125
East of England median annual salary £46,701 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.78% +5.88% +2.41%

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 22 November 2017.

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 22 November 2017. 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
Witham - 24 £30,000 - 2
Chelmsford +9 20 £46,500 +43.08% 1
Colchester +1 9 £31,000 -15.07% 1
Loughton - 3 - -
Leigh-on-Sea +1 2 £32,500 -
PHP
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT jobs citing PHP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Essex region with a requirement for PHP.

1 45 (68.18%) HTML
1 45 (68.18%) JavaScript
2 41 (62.12%) CSS
3 35 (53.03%) Java
3 35 (53.03%) Web Development
4 29 (43.94%) Advertising
5 26 (39.39%) SQL
6 22 (33.33%) Automotive
6 22 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (33.33%) HTML5
7 20 (30.30%) User Experience
8 19 (28.79%) Front End Development
8 19 (28.79%) Spring
9 18 (27.27%) Java EE
10 17 (25.76%) JPA
10 17 (25.76%) SDLC
11 16 (24.24%) jQuery
12 15 (22.73%) Unit Testing
13 14 (21.21%) Java SE
13 14 (21.21%) Linux
13 14 (21.21%) Struts
13 14 (21.21%) MySQL
13 14 (21.21%) MVC
14 13 (19.70%) TDD
14 13 (19.70%) Marketing
15 12 (18.18%) Laravel
15 12 (18.18%) J2EE
16 11 (16.67%) Web Design
16 11 (16.67%) CSS3
17 10 (15.15%) Hibernate

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 9 (13.64%) CMS
2 5 (7.58%) Sitecore CMS
3 4 (6.06%) Joomla!
3 4 (6.06%) WordPress
4 2 (3.03%) Drupal
Applications
1 7 (10.61%) Adobe Illustrator
1 7 (10.61%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (3.03%) osCommerce
2 1 (1.52%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.55%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 1 (1.52%) Asana
2 1 (1.52%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.03%) Internet
1 2 (3.03%) SMS
2 1 (1.52%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (21.21%) MySQL
2 3 (4.55%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.52%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (13.64%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.55%) jMock
2 3 (4.55%) JUnit
2 3 (4.55%) Mockito
2 3 (4.55%) PHPUnit
3 2 (3.03%) git-flow
3 2 (3.03%) JIRA
4 1 (1.52%) Grunt
4 1 (1.52%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.52%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (1.52%) TestRail
4 1 (1.52%) webpack
General
1 29 (43.94%) Advertising
2 22 (33.33%) Automotive
3 13 (19.70%) Marketing
4 5 (7.58%) Games
5 2 (3.03%) Finance
5 2 (3.03%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 58 (87.88%) Developer
2 24 (36.36%) Java Developer
3 17 (25.76%) Web Developer
4 13 (19.70%) Designer
5 11 (16.67%) Junior
5 11 (16.67%) PHP Developer
5 11 (16.67%) Senior Developer
6 10 (15.15%) Junior Developer
6 10 (15.15%) Web Designer
7 9 (13.64%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 8 (12.12%) Junior Web Developer
8 8 (12.12%) Senior Java Developer
9 7 (10.61%) Junior Designer
9 7 (10.61%) Junior Web Designer
10 5 (7.58%) HTML Developer
10 5 (7.58%) Senior Designer
11 4 (6.06%) HTML CSS Developer
11 4 (6.06%) PHP Web Developer
12 3 (4.55%) UI Designer
12 3 (4.55%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (68.18%) HTML
2 41 (62.12%) CSS
3 22 (33.33%) HTML5
4 19 (28.79%) Spring
5 18 (27.27%) Java EE
6 17 (25.76%) JPA
7 16 (24.24%) jQuery
8 14 (21.21%) Java SE
8 14 (21.21%) Struts
9 12 (18.18%) J2EE
9 12 (18.18%) Laravel
10 11 (16.67%) CSS3
11 10 (15.15%) Hibernate
12 9 (13.64%) AngularJS
13 8 (12.12%) LESS
14 7 (10.61%) Sass
14 7 (10.61%) Symfony
15 5 (7.58%) .NET
15 5 (7.58%) LAMP
15 5 (7.58%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 20 (30.30%) User Experience
2 5 (7.58%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.52%) Blog
3 1 (1.52%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.52%) EPoS
3 1 (1.52%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 14 (21.21%) Linux
2 1 (1.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (53.03%) Web Development
2 22 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (28.79%) Front End Development
4 17 (25.76%) SDLC
5 15 (22.73%) Unit Testing
6 14 (21.21%) MVC
7 13 (19.70%) TDD
8 11 (16.67%) Web Design
9 9 (13.64%) Mentoring
10 7 (10.61%) E-Commerce
11 6 (9.09%) Content Management
12 4 (6.06%) Responsive Web Design
12 4 (6.06%) SEO
12 4 (6.06%) Wireframes
13 3 (4.55%) Digital Marketing
13 3 (4.55%) Prototyping
13 3 (4.55%) Workflow
14 2 (3.03%) Mobile First
14 2 (3.03%) Open Source
14 2 (3.03%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (68.18%) JavaScript
2 35 (53.03%) Java
3 26 (39.39%) SQL
4 2 (3.03%) C#
5 1 (1.52%) ES6
5 1 (1.52%) Perl
5 1 (1.52%) PHP 7
5 1 (1.52%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (6.06%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.52%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.52%) Docker
Vendors
1 6 (9.09%) Adobe
2 5 (7.58%) Sitecore
3 2 (3.03%) Google
4 1 (1.52%) Capita
4 1 (1.52%) Facebook
4 1 (1.52%) HP