Period
to 18 January 2019

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 18 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 25 48 48
Rank change year-on-year +23 0 +53
Permanent jobs citing PHP 80 71 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 7.60% 5.13% 4.77%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.22% 8.33% 9.95%
Number of salaries quoted 60 64 65
Essex median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +9.59% +4.29%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,475 £24,000
90th Percentile £56,250 £55,875 £55,500
East of England median annual salary £37,618 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -5.96% +14.29% -12.50%

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 605 852 925
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 57.51% 61.61% 47.98%
Number of salaries quoted 470 739 684
Essex median annual salary £42,500 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.00% +17.65% +6.25%
10th Percentile £24,000 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £70,000 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £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 18 January 2019.

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 18 January 2019. 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 +22 20 £35,000 +16.67% 1
Southend-on-Sea +9 6 £22,500 -35.71%
Harlow - 6 - -
Chelmsford -12 5 £37,500 -16.67% 5
Witham -2 2 £40,000 +25.98% 5
Brentwood - 1 £22,500 -
PHP
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, 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 50 (62.50%) MySQL
2 49 (61.25%) CSS
3 42 (52.50%) HTML
4 34 (42.50%) jQuery
5 33 (41.25%) JavaScript
6 30 (37.50%) SQL Server
7 27 (33.75%) C#
8 25 (31.25%) Finance
8 25 (31.25%) HTML5
9 24 (30.00%) Web Development
9 24 (30.00%) OO
10 22 (27.50%) OOP
11 21 (26.25%) Java
11 21 (26.25%) Degree
11 21 (26.25%) Computer Science Degree
12 19 (23.75%) Git (software)
12 19 (23.75%) .NET
12 19 (23.75%) Agile Software Development
13 18 (22.50%) ASP.NET
13 18 (22.50%) Magento
13 18 (22.50%) Computer Science
14 16 (20.00%) Linux
14 16 (20.00%) Visual Studio
15 15 (18.75%) MVC
16 14 (17.50%) C++
17 11 (13.75%) Web Services
18 9 (11.25%) Internet
18 9 (11.25%) WordPress
19 8 (10.00%) Symfony
19 8 (10.00%) React

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 (11.25%) WordPress
2 6 (7.50%) Drupal
3 3 (3.75%) nginx
3 3 (3.75%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.25%) Apache
4 1 (1.25%) IIS
Business Applications
1 18 (22.50%) Magento
2 1 (1.25%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (1.25%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.75%) Oracle CX
2 3 (3.75%) SaaS
3 1 (1.25%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.25%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 9 (11.25%) Internet
2 4 (5.00%) SMS
3 1 (1.25%) SSL
3 1 (1.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (62.50%) MySQL
2 30 (37.50%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.50%) GIS
Development Applications
1 19 (23.75%) Git (software)
2 16 (20.00%) Visual Studio
3 6 (7.50%) Subversion
4 1 (1.25%) gulp
4 1 (1.25%) JIRA
4 1 (1.25%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.25%) Vagrant
General
1 25 (31.25%) Finance
2 4 (5.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.50%) Games
4 1 (1.25%) Back Office
4 1 (1.25%) Marketing
4 1 (1.25%) Publishing
4 1 (1.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 77 (96.25%) Developer
2 29 (36.25%) PHP Developer
3 18 (22.50%) Graduate
3 18 (22.50%) Graduate Developer
4 17 (21.25%) Software Developer
5 13 (16.25%) Junior
5 13 (16.25%) Junior Developer
6 12 (15.00%) Magento Developer
7 11 (13.75%) C# Developer
8 9 (11.25%) Graduate C# Developer
8 9 (11.25%) Graduate Software Developer
9 7 (8.75%) Junior C# Developer
10 6 (7.50%) Drupal Developer
11 5 (6.25%) .NET Developer
12 4 (5.00%) C# .NET Developer
12 4 (5.00%) Junior .NET Developer
12 4 (5.00%) Junior C# .NET Developer
12 4 (5.00%) Junior Software Developer
12 4 (5.00%) LAMP Developer
12 4 (5.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (61.25%) CSS
2 42 (52.50%) HTML
3 34 (42.50%) jQuery
4 25 (31.25%) HTML5
5 19 (23.75%) .NET
6 18 (22.50%) ASP.NET
7 11 (13.75%) Web Services
8 8 (10.00%) CSS3
8 8 (10.00%) React
8 8 (10.00%) Symfony
8 8 (10.00%) Vue.js
9 7 (8.75%) Ajax
9 7 (8.75%) CakePHP
9 7 (8.75%) RESTful
10 6 (7.50%) Laravel
10 6 (7.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 4 (5.00%) LAMP
12 3 (3.75%) Kohana
12 3 (3.75%) LEMP Stack
13 2 (2.50%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.00%) Life Science
2 3 (3.75%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.25%) Renewable Energy
3 1 (1.25%) Social Media
3 1 (1.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (20.00%) Linux
2 3 (3.75%) CentOS
2 3 (3.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (30.00%) OO
1 24 (30.00%) Web Development
2 22 (27.50%) OOP
3 19 (23.75%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (22.50%) Computer Science
5 15 (18.75%) MVC
6 8 (10.00%) E-Commerce
7 6 (7.50%) BDD
7 6 (7.50%) Front End Development
7 6 (7.50%) TDD
7 6 (7.50%) Unit Testing
8 5 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (5.00%) Artificial Intelligence
9 4 (5.00%) Problem-Solving
10 3 (3.75%) CRM
10 3 (3.75%) Software Engineering
11 2 (2.50%) Computer Vision
11 2 (2.50%) Continuous Integration
12 1 (1.25%) Presales
12 1 (1.25%) Tech Ops
Programming Languages
1 33 (41.25%) JavaScript
2 27 (33.75%) C#
3 21 (26.25%) Java
4 14 (17.50%) C++
5 8 (10.00%) SQL
6 6 (7.50%) PHP 5
7 3 (3.75%) Python
7 3 (3.75%) Ruby
8 2 (2.50%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.25%) Perl
9 1 (1.25%) XAML
Qualifications
1 21 (26.25%) Computer Science Degree
1 21 (26.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.75%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.25%) Docker
Vendors
1 8 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.75%) Oracle
3 1 (1.25%) Google
3 1 (1.25%) Sage