Period
to 20 September 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 20 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 39 69 46
Rank change year-on-year +30 -23 +14
Permanent jobs citing PHP 72 59 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 5.49% 3.55% 5.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.51% 6.34% 10.43%
Number of salaries quoted 54 54 80
Essex median annual salary £31,250 £37,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.67% -8.54% +17.14%
10th Percentile £21,250 £26,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £56,250 £49,475 £55,000
East of England median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 757 931 968
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 57.70% 56.05% 47.87%
Number of salaries quoted 635 788 810
Essex median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £24,000 £30,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £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 20 September 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 20 September 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 +18 24 £33,500 -10.67% 3
Harlow +12 10 £30,000 -14.29%
Chelmsford +2 7 £35,000 -27.46% 3
Southend-on-Sea - 6 £25,000 -
Loughton +3 4 £40,000 -
Brentwood - 1 £22,500 -
Epping - 1 £45,000 -
PHP
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 47 (65.28%) CSS
2 44 (61.11%) HTML
3 31 (43.06%) MySQL
4 30 (41.67%) Web Development
5 29 (40.28%) jQuery
6 28 (38.89%) JavaScript
7 24 (33.33%) SQL Server
8 23 (31.94%) .NET
8 23 (31.94%) Java
9 21 (29.17%) C#
9 21 (29.17%) OO
10 20 (27.78%) Degree
11 19 (26.39%) Agile Software Development
11 19 (26.39%) Git (software)
12 18 (25.00%) Finance
13 16 (22.22%) WordPress
13 16 (22.22%) Computer Science Degree
14 15 (20.83%) HTML5
14 15 (20.83%) Drupal
14 15 (20.83%) ASP.NET
15 14 (19.44%) Visual Studio
15 14 (19.44%) Computer Science
16 12 (16.67%) SQL
17 11 (15.28%) C++
17 11 (15.28%) E-Commerce
17 11 (15.28%) MVC
17 11 (15.28%) SEO
17 11 (15.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 10 (13.89%) CSS3
18 10 (13.89%) SMS

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 16 (22.22%) WordPress
2 15 (20.83%) Drupal
3 7 (9.72%) CMS
4 6 (8.33%) Joomla!
5 4 (5.56%) Zope
6 2 (2.78%) Apache
6 2 (2.78%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (8.33%) Adobe Illustrator
1 6 (8.33%) Photoshop
2 5 (6.94%) InDesign
3 1 (1.39%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 9 (12.50%) Magento
2 1 (1.39%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.17%) Oracle CX
3 2 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.39%) AdWords
4 1 (1.39%) Google Analytics
4 1 (1.39%) npm
4 1 (1.39%) Slack
4 1 (1.39%) Trello
4 1 (1.39%) Veeva
4 1 (1.39%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 10 (13.89%) SMS
2 5 (6.94%) HTTP
2 5 (6.94%) Internet
3 1 (1.39%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (43.06%) MySQL
2 24 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.78%) Amazon Aurora
3 2 (2.78%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (2.78%) RDBMS
3 2 (2.78%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.39%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.39%) GIS
4 1 (1.39%) Informix
4 1 (1.39%) phpMyAdmin
4 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 19 (26.39%) Git (software)
2 14 (19.44%) Visual Studio
3 5 (6.94%) JIRA
4 4 (5.56%) Dreamweaver
5 3 (4.17%) Subversion
6 2 (2.78%) Grunt
6 2 (2.78%) Vagrant
6 2 (2.78%) webpack
7 1 (1.39%) gulp
7 1 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 18 (25.00%) Finance
2 7 (9.72%) Manufacturing
2 7 (9.72%) Retail
3 5 (6.94%) Games
3 5 (6.94%) Marketing
4 4 (5.56%) Legal
5 3 (4.17%) Advertising
6 1 (1.39%) Back Office
6 1 (1.39%) Local Government
6 1 (1.39%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 68 (94.44%) Developer
2 22 (30.56%) PHP Developer
3 13 (18.06%) Graduate
3 13 (18.06%) Graduate Developer
3 13 (18.06%) Software Developer
4 12 (16.67%) Web Developer
5 9 (12.50%) Drupal Developer
5 9 (12.50%) Junior
5 9 (12.50%) Junior Developer
6 8 (11.11%) C# Developer
7 6 (8.33%) Graduate C# Developer
7 6 (8.33%) Graduate Software Developer
8 5 (6.94%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 5 (6.94%) Junior C# Developer
9 4 (5.56%) .NET Developer
9 4 (5.56%) Administrator
9 4 (5.56%) Junior .NET Developer
9 4 (5.56%) Junior C# .NET Developer
9 4 (5.56%) Junior Software Developer
9 4 (5.56%) Web Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (65.28%) CSS
2 44 (61.11%) HTML
3 29 (40.28%) jQuery
4 23 (31.94%) .NET
5 15 (20.83%) ASP.NET
5 15 (20.83%) HTML5
6 11 (15.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 10 (13.89%) CSS3
8 9 (12.50%) Ajax
9 8 (11.11%) RESTful
10 7 (9.72%) Laravel
10 7 (9.72%) React
10 7 (9.72%) Web Services
10 7 (9.72%) XML
11 6 (8.33%) AngularJS
11 6 (8.33%) Symfony
11 6 (8.33%) Vue.js
12 5 (6.94%) Django
12 5 (6.94%) REST
13 4 (5.56%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (19.44%) Computer Science
2 8 (11.11%) Life Science
3 5 (6.94%) User Experience
4 4 (5.56%) Freedom of Information
4 4 (5.56%) Management Information System
4 4 (5.56%) Virtual Team
5 2 (2.78%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.39%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.39%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 10 (13.89%) Linux
2 2 (2.78%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (41.67%) Web Development
2 21 (29.17%) OO
3 19 (26.39%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (15.28%) E-Commerce
4 11 (15.28%) MVC
4 11 (15.28%) SEO
5 9 (12.50%) Front End Development
6 8 (11.11%) OOP
7 5 (6.94%) Problem-Solving
8 4 (5.56%) Content Management
8 4 (5.56%) Kanban
8 4 (5.56%) TDD
9 3 (4.17%) BDD
9 3 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (4.17%) CRM
9 3 (4.17%) Unit Testing
10 2 (2.78%) Build Automation
10 2 (2.78%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (2.78%) ETL
10 2 (2.78%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 28 (38.89%) JavaScript
2 23 (31.94%) Java
3 21 (29.17%) C#
4 12 (16.67%) SQL
5 11 (15.28%) C++
6 7 (9.72%) Python
7 5 (6.94%) PHP 5
8 4 (5.56%) Perl
9 3 (4.17%) ES6
9 3 (4.17%) VB.NET
10 2 (2.78%) Bash Shell
10 2 (2.78%) Ruby
11 1 (1.39%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.39%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.39%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.39%) XAML
Qualifications
1 20 (27.78%) Degree
2 16 (22.22%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.39%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 6 (8.33%) Adobe
2 4 (5.56%) Oracle
3 3 (4.17%) Google
3 3 (4.17%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.39%) Actuate
4 1 (1.39%) Cisco
4 1 (1.39%) Cognos
4 1 (1.39%) Facebook
4 1 (1.39%) Sage
4 1 (1.39%) Salesforce.com