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 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 37 52
Rank change year-on-year -15 +15  
Permanent jobs citing PHP 39 52 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 4.05% 5.26% 3.61%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.10% 10.70% 7.10%
Number of salaries quoted 37 45 32
Median salary £40,000 £44,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +29.41%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,600
10% offered a salary of more than £45,600 £55,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% -  

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 549 486 634
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 56.95% 49.19% 50.92%
Number of salaries quoted 471 422 504
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 +3 13 £37,500 -14.77%
Chelmsford -10 7 £46,500 +78.84% 3
Leigh-on-Sea +1 3 £35,000 +7.69%
Braintree - 2 £42,500 -
Witham - 2 £31,500 -
Harlow - 1 £35,000 -
Loughton - 1 - -
PHP
East of England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 43 (70.49%) HTML
2 35 (57.38%) JavaScript
3 33 (54.10%) CSS
4 25 (40.98%) MySQL
5 21 (34.43%) Java
5 21 (34.43%) Web Development
6 17 (27.87%) SQL
7 15 (24.59%) Marketing
7 15 (24.59%) Git (software)
8 13 (21.31%) HTML5
8 13 (21.31%) Unit Testing
8 13 (21.31%) E-Commerce
9 12 (19.67%) jQuery
9 12 (19.67%) Laravel
10 11 (18.03%) CSS3
10 11 (18.03%) MVC
10 11 (18.03%) Front End Development
11 10 (16.39%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (16.39%) User Experience
12 9 (14.75%) User Acceptance Testing
12 9 (14.75%) Advertising
12 9 (14.75%) CMS
12 9 (14.75%) .NET
12 9 (14.75%) SQL Server
13 8 (13.11%) J2EE
13 8 (13.11%) Web Services
13 8 (13.11%) Symfony
13 8 (13.11%) Digital Marketing
13 8 (13.11%) SDLC
14 7 (11.48%) JPA

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 (14.75%) CMS
2 6 (9.84%) WordPress
3 5 (8.20%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (3.28%) Apache
5 1 (1.64%) IIS
5 1 (1.64%) Joomla!
Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.64%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 3 (4.92%) osCommerce
2 2 (3.28%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.56%) Oracle CX
1 4 (6.56%) Oracle Service Cloud
1 4 (6.56%) PaaS
1 4 (6.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.64%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (40.98%) MySQL
2 9 (14.75%) SQL Server
3 6 (9.84%) FileMaker
4 2 (3.28%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 15 (24.59%) Git (software)
2 7 (11.48%) JUnit
3 6 (9.84%) Subversion
4 3 (4.92%) jMock
4 3 (4.92%) Mockito
5 2 (3.28%) gulp
5 2 (3.28%) PHPUnit
6 1 (1.64%) Axure RP
6 1 (1.64%) Grunt
6 1 (1.64%) Jasmine
6 1 (1.64%) Mocha
6 1 (1.64%) webpack
General
1 15 (24.59%) Marketing
2 9 (14.75%) Advertising
3 2 (3.28%) Games
4 1 (1.64%) Automotive
4 1 (1.64%) Back Office
4 1 (1.64%) Finance
4 1 (1.64%) Publishing
4 1 (1.64%) Retail
Job Titles
1 57 (93.44%) Developer
2 21 (34.43%) PHP Developer
3 11 (18.03%) Senior Developer
4 10 (16.39%) Web Developer
5 8 (13.11%) Junior
5 8 (13.11%) Junior Developer
5 8 (13.11%) Software Developer
6 7 (11.48%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 7 (11.48%) Java Developer
7 4 (6.56%) Junior Java Developer
7 4 (6.56%) PHP Laravel Developer
7 4 (6.56%) PHP Symfony Developer
7 4 (6.56%) PHP Web Developer
7 4 (6.56%) Symfony Developer
7 4 (6.56%) Team Leader
8 3 (4.92%) .NET Developer
8 3 (4.92%) HTML CSS Developer
8 3 (4.92%) HTML Developer
8 3 (4.92%) Junior Web Developer
8 3 (4.92%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (70.49%) HTML
2 33 (54.10%) CSS
3 13 (21.31%) HTML5
4 12 (19.67%) jQuery
4 12 (19.67%) Laravel
5 11 (18.03%) CSS3
6 9 (14.75%) .NET
7 8 (13.11%) J2EE
7 8 (13.11%) Symfony
7 8 (13.11%) Web Services
8 7 (11.48%) Hibernate
8 7 (11.48%) JPA
9 6 (9.84%) LAMP
10 5 (8.20%) LESS
10 5 (8.20%) Sass
11 4 (6.56%) AngularJS
12 3 (4.92%) Ajax
12 3 (4.92%) ASP.NET
12 3 (4.92%) Spring
12 3 (4.92%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.39%) User Experience
2 6 (9.84%) Mobile App
3 4 (6.56%) Blog
3 4 (6.56%) iPad
4 2 (3.28%) EPoS
4 2 (3.28%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.64%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.48%) Linux
2 1 (1.64%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (34.43%) Web Development
2 13 (21.31%) E-Commerce
2 13 (21.31%) Unit Testing
3 11 (18.03%) Front End Development
3 11 (18.03%) MVC
4 10 (16.39%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (14.75%) User Acceptance Testing
6 8 (13.11%) Digital Marketing
6 8 (13.11%) SDLC
7 7 (11.48%) OO
8 6 (9.84%) Content Management
8 6 (9.84%) Mobile First
8 6 (9.84%) OOP
9 5 (8.20%) Data Modelling
9 5 (8.20%) Refactoring
9 5 (8.20%) System Testing
9 5 (8.20%) Test Automation
9 5 (8.20%) Usability Testing
10 4 (6.56%) DSDM
10 4 (6.56%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 35 (57.38%) JavaScript
2 21 (34.43%) Java
3 17 (27.87%) SQL
4 5 (8.20%) C#
5 3 (4.92%) Perl
5 3 (4.92%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.64%) Delphi
6 1 (1.64%) ES6
6 1 (1.64%) Python
6 1 (1.64%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (6.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.64%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (3.28%) cPanel
Vendors
1 6 (9.84%) Sitecore
2 4 (6.56%) Oracle
3 3 (4.92%) Facebook
3 3 (4.92%) Google
4 2 (3.28%) Adobe
5 1 (1.64%) Twitter
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Salary: From £20,000 to £32,000 per annum
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Salary: From £28,000 to £40,000 per annum
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