Period
to 21 July 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 21 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 53 75 61
Rank change year-on-year +22 -14 +14
Permanent jobs citing PHP 53 64 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 3.69% 3.32% 4.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.35% 6.06% 8.72%
Number of salaries quoted 37 59 79
Essex median annual salary £33,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.67% - +13.64%
10th Percentile £21,550 £24,000 £24,800
90th Percentile £49,500 £47,650 £55,000
East of England median annual salary £40,000 £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 834 1,056 1,032
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 58.12% 54.72% 48.63%
Number of salaries quoted 724 850 863
Essex median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £30,000 £22,750
90th Percentile £65,875 £62,500 £63,750
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +1.18%

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 21 July 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 21 July 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 +11 20 £30,000 -17.81% 1
Chelmsford +4 10 £35,000 -22.22% 4
Harlow -1 7 £30,000 -14.29%
Southend-on-Sea -6 5 £25,000 -33.33% 4
Loughton 0 4 £40,000 -
Brentwood - 1 £22,500 - 2
Epping - 1 £45,000 -
PHP
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 39 (73.58%) CSS
2 38 (71.70%) HTML
3 32 (60.38%) Web Development
4 25 (47.17%) JavaScript
5 22 (41.51%) jQuery
6 18 (33.96%) MySQL
7 16 (30.19%) WordPress
8 15 (28.30%) Git (software)
9 14 (26.42%) SQL
10 13 (24.53%) Linux
10 13 (24.53%) Drupal
11 12 (22.64%) Java
12 11 (20.75%) SQL Server
12 11 (20.75%) MVC
12 11 (20.75%) SEO
13 10 (18.87%) Laravel
13 10 (18.87%) AngularJS
14 9 (16.98%) CSS3
14 9 (16.98%) Symfony
14 9 (16.98%) Photoshop
14 9 (16.98%) .NET
14 9 (16.98%) OO
15 8 (15.09%) Degree
15 8 (15.09%) CMS
15 8 (15.09%) Adobe Illustrator
15 8 (15.09%) REST
15 8 (15.09%) Front End Development
16 7 (13.21%) HTML5
16 7 (13.21%) LAMP
16 7 (13.21%) Finance

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 (30.19%) WordPress
2 13 (24.53%) Drupal
3 8 (15.09%) CMS
4 6 (11.32%) Joomla!
5 4 (7.55%) Zope
6 2 (3.77%) Apache
7 1 (1.89%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (16.98%) Photoshop
2 8 (15.09%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (9.43%) InDesign
4 1 (1.89%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.77%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.77%) GitHub
3 1 (1.89%) AdWords
3 1 (1.89%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.89%) npm
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle CX
3 1 (1.89%) Slack
3 1 (1.89%) Trello
3 1 (1.89%) Veeva
3 1 (1.89%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.21%) HTTP
2 6 (11.32%) SMS
3 5 (9.43%) Internet
4 1 (1.89%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (33.96%) MySQL
2 11 (20.75%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.77%) Amazon Aurora
3 2 (3.77%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (3.77%) RDBMS
3 2 (3.77%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.89%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.89%) Informix
4 1 (1.89%) phpMyAdmin
4 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (28.30%) Git (software)
2 7 (13.21%) JIRA
3 4 (7.55%) Dreamweaver
4 3 (5.66%) Grunt
4 3 (5.66%) webpack
5 2 (3.77%) gulp
5 2 (3.77%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.89%) Subversion
6 1 (1.89%) Vagrant
General
1 7 (13.21%) Advertising
1 7 (13.21%) Finance
2 6 (11.32%) Manufacturing
2 6 (11.32%) Retail
3 5 (9.43%) Marketing
4 4 (7.55%) Legal
5 3 (5.66%) Games
6 1 (1.89%) Automotive
6 1 (1.89%) Local Government
6 1 (1.89%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 51 (96.23%) Developer
2 19 (35.85%) PHP Developer
3 16 (30.19%) Web Developer
4 6 (11.32%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 6 (11.32%) Software Developer
5 4 (7.55%) Administrator
5 4 (7.55%) Drupal Developer
5 4 (7.55%) Graduate
5 4 (7.55%) Graduate Developer
5 4 (7.55%) HTML Developer
5 4 (7.55%) JavaScript Developer
5 4 (7.55%) Junior
5 4 (7.55%) Junior Developer
5 4 (7.55%) PHP Web Developer
5 4 (7.55%) Senior Developer
5 4 (7.55%) Web Administrator
6 3 (5.66%) HTML CSS Developer
6 3 (5.66%) Java Developer
7 2 (3.77%) LAMP Developer
7 2 (3.77%) PHP LAMP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (73.58%) CSS
2 38 (71.70%) HTML
3 22 (41.51%) jQuery
4 10 (18.87%) AngularJS
4 10 (18.87%) Laravel
5 9 (16.98%) .NET
5 9 (16.98%) CSS3
5 9 (16.98%) Symfony
6 8 (15.09%) REST
7 7 (13.21%) HTML5
7 7 (13.21%) LAMP
7 7 (13.21%) XML
8 6 (11.32%) Ajax
8 6 (11.32%) React
8 6 (11.32%) Sass
8 6 (11.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 5 (9.43%) Django
9 5 (9.43%) Node.js
10 4 (7.55%) CakePHP
10 4 (7.55%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.21%) Life Science
2 6 (11.32%) Virtual Team
3 5 (9.43%) User Experience
4 4 (7.55%) Computer Science
4 4 (7.55%) Freedom of Information
4 4 (7.55%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.77%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.89%) Graphic Design
6 1 (1.89%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 13 (24.53%) Linux
2 2 (3.77%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (60.38%) Web Development
2 11 (20.75%) MVC
2 11 (20.75%) SEO
3 9 (16.98%) OO
4 8 (15.09%) Front End Development
5 6 (11.32%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (11.32%) E-Commerce
5 6 (11.32%) Kanban
6 5 (9.43%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (7.55%) Content Management
8 3 (5.66%) OOP
9 2 (3.77%) Decision-Making
9 2 (3.77%) Digital Marketing
9 2 (3.77%) ETL
9 2 (3.77%) Innovative Thinking
9 2 (3.77%) Project Management
9 2 (3.77%) Software Engineering
9 2 (3.77%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 2 (3.77%) TDD
9 2 (3.77%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 25 (47.17%) JavaScript
2 14 (26.42%) SQL
3 12 (22.64%) Java
4 5 (9.43%) C#
4 5 (9.43%) Python
5 3 (5.66%) ES6
5 3 (5.66%) Perl
6 2 (3.77%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.89%) C++
7 1 (1.89%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.89%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.89%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.89%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (15.09%) Degree
2 4 (7.55%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.89%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.77%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 7 (13.21%) Adobe
2 3 (5.66%) Google
3 2 (3.77%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.77%) Oracle
4 1 (1.89%) Actuate
4 1 (1.89%) Cisco
4 1 (1.89%) Cognos
4 1 (1.89%) Facebook
4 1 (1.89%) Salesforce.com