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 3 months to 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PHP
Rank 65 69 64
Rank change year-on-year +4 -5  
Permanent jobs citing PHP 22 31 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 2.21% 2.88% 2.76%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.48% 5.76% 5.90%
Number of salaries quoted 20 27 26
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.66% +36.36%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £34,500 £22,250
10% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +2.85%  

PHP is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Essex
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 491 538 559
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 49.35% 49.91% 46.82%
Number of salaries quoted 361 431 433
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,498 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.46% +1.25%  

PHP
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex citing PHP as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 22 March 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 3 months to 22 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Colchester -2 5 £35,000 -22.22% 1
Chelmsford - 4 £35,000 - 1
Southend-on-Sea +1 2 £37,500 -
Leigh-on-Sea - 2 - - 1
Halstead - 1 £40,000 -
PHP
East of England

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 48 (62.34%) JavaScript
2 47 (61.04%) HTML
3 41 (53.25%) Web Development
4 31 (40.26%) CSS
5 29 (37.66%) MySQL
6 25 (32.47%) Java
7 21 (27.27%) SQL
7 21 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
8 20 (25.97%) Marketing
9 18 (23.38%) jQuery
10 17 (22.08%) E-Commerce
11 16 (20.78%) WordPress
12 15 (19.48%) MVC
13 14 (18.18%) Git (software)
14 13 (16.88%) HTML5
15 12 (15.58%) CSS3
15 12 (15.58%) Advertising
15 12 (15.58%) Linux
16 10 (12.99%) Photoshop
16 10 (12.99%) AngularJS
16 10 (12.99%) Front End Development
17 9 (11.69%) User Acceptance Testing
17 9 (11.69%) XML
17 9 (11.69%) SQL Server
17 9 (11.69%) .NET
17 9 (11.69%) Ajax
17 9 (11.69%) TDD
17 9 (11.69%) CMS
17 9 (11.69%) Scrum
17 9 (11.69%) Adobe Illustrator

PHP
Top Related 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 16 (20.78%) WordPress
2 9 (11.69%) CMS
3 3 (3.90%) Drupal
4 2 (2.60%) Joomla!
5 1 (1.30%) JBoss
Applications
1 10 (12.99%) Photoshop
2 9 (11.69%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (3.90%) Magento
2 1 (1.30%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.49%) GitHub
1 5 (6.49%) SaaS
2 4 (5.19%) Oracle CX
2 4 (5.19%) PaaS
3 2 (2.60%) Google Analytics
4 1 (1.30%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.49%) DNS
2 1 (1.30%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (37.66%) MySQL
2 9 (11.69%) SQL Server
3 6 (7.79%) FileMaker
4 1 (1.30%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 14 (18.18%) Git (software)
2 5 (6.49%) Subversion
2 5 (6.49%) Xcode
3 4 (5.19%) JUnit
4 2 (2.60%) jMock
4 2 (2.60%) Mockito
5 1 (1.30%) Axure RP
5 1 (1.30%) Jasmine
5 1 (1.30%) Mocha
5 1 (1.30%) Selenium
General
1 20 (25.97%) Marketing
2 12 (15.58%) Advertising
3 6 (7.79%) Finance
4 5 (6.49%) Games
5 3 (3.90%) Banking
5 3 (3.90%) Legal
5 3 (3.90%) Retail
6 1 (1.30%) Automotive
6 1 (1.30%) Back Office
6 1 (1.30%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 66 (85.71%) Developer
2 28 (36.36%) PHP Developer
3 26 (33.77%) Web Developer
4 15 (19.48%) PHP Web Developer
5 6 (7.79%) Java Developer
5 6 (7.79%) Senior Developer
5 6 (7.79%) Software Developer
6 5 (6.49%) iOS Developer
6 5 (6.49%) Junior
6 5 (6.49%) Junior Developer
7 4 (5.19%) Team Leader
8 3 (3.90%) .NET Developer
8 3 (3.90%) Junior Java Developer
8 3 (3.90%) Programme Manager
8 3 (3.90%) Project Manager
8 3 (3.90%) Scrum Master
8 3 (3.90%) Senior Java Developer
8 3 (3.90%) Senior PHP Developer
8 3 (3.90%) Web Manager
8 3 (3.90%) Web Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (61.04%) HTML
2 31 (40.26%) CSS
3 18 (23.38%) jQuery
4 13 (16.88%) HTML5
5 12 (15.58%) CSS3
6 10 (12.99%) AngularJS
7 9 (11.69%) .NET
7 9 (11.69%) Ajax
7 9 (11.69%) XML
8 8 (10.39%) JSON
8 8 (10.39%) RESTful
9 6 (7.79%) Laravel
9 6 (7.79%) React
9 6 (7.79%) Sass
9 6 (7.79%) Symfony
9 6 (7.79%) Web Services
10 5 (6.49%) Cocoa
10 5 (6.49%) Core Data
10 5 (6.49%) iOS SDK
10 5 (6.49%) iPhone SDK
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.79%) iPad
2 5 (6.49%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.49%) Animation
2 5 (6.49%) iPhone
3 4 (5.19%) User Experience
4 3 (3.90%) Blog
5 2 (2.60%) Algorithms
5 2 (2.60%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.60%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.60%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 12 (15.58%) Linux
2 8 (10.39%) Apple iOS
3 7 (9.09%) Android
4 5 (6.49%) Unix
5 1 (1.30%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (53.25%) Web Development
2 21 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (22.08%) E-Commerce
4 15 (19.48%) MVC
5 10 (12.99%) Front End Development
6 9 (11.69%) Scrum
6 9 (11.69%) TDD
6 9 (11.69%) User Acceptance Testing
7 8 (10.39%) OO
7 8 (10.39%) SDLC
8 7 (9.09%) CRM
8 7 (9.09%) iOS Development
8 7 (9.09%) SEO
8 7 (9.09%) Unit Testing
9 6 (7.79%) Digital Marketing
9 6 (7.79%) Web Design
10 5 (6.49%) OOD
10 5 (6.49%) OOP
10 5 (6.49%) Pair Programming
10 5 (6.49%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 48 (62.34%) JavaScript
2 25 (32.47%) Java
3 21 (27.27%) SQL
4 6 (7.79%) Objective-C
4 6 (7.79%) Python
5 5 (6.49%) Apple Swift
5 5 (6.49%) C++
6 3 (3.90%) C#
6 3 (3.90%) Perl
7 2 (2.60%) ActionScript
7 2 (2.60%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.60%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.30%) PHP 5
8 1 (1.30%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (7.79%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.90%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (6.49%) Oracle
2 4 (5.19%) Zend
3 3 (3.90%) Adobe
3 3 (3.90%) Google
4 1 (1.30%) Apple
4 1 (1.30%) Facebook
4 1 (1.30%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.30%) Twitter
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