The table below looks at the statistics for PHP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 41 59 40
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -19
Permanent jobs citing PHP 12 3 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 3.95% 0.79% 2.65%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.33% 1.73% 8.97%
Number of salaries quoted 9 3 4
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £35,000 £35,450
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £45,600
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
PHP
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

Programming Languages Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
144 173 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 47.37% 45.29% 29.55%
Number of salaries quoted 128 147 73
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £35,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing PHP across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

PHP Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

PHP
Salary Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PHP across the Bedford region.

PHP Salary Trend in Bedford

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing PHP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited PHP.

1 14 (93.33%) MySQL
2 5 (33.33%) HTML
2 5 (33.33%) CSS
2 5 (33.33%) jQuery
3 4 (26.67%) Web Development
3 4 (26.67%) XML
3 4 (26.67%) Perl
3 4 (26.67%) Python
4 3 (20.00%) Nagios
4 3 (20.00%) Firewall
4 3 (20.00%) Back Office
4 3 (20.00%) LAMP
4 3 (20.00%) Debian
4 3 (20.00%) VPN
4 3 (20.00%) Linux
4 3 (20.00%) Xen
4 3 (20.00%) Degree
4 3 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (20.00%) Mathematics
4 3 (20.00%) Computer Science
4 3 (20.00%) Zend
4 3 (20.00%) Snort
5 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (13.33%) MySQL Certification
5 2 (13.33%) Magento
5 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
5 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
6 1 (6.67%) C#
6 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
6 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2000

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing PHP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited PHP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) Firewall
1 3 (20.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (93.33%) MySQL
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 3 (20.00%) Back Office
2 1 (6.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Developer
1 11 (73.33%) PHP Developer
2 4 (26.67%) Junior PHP Developer
2 4 (26.67%) Graduate PHP Developer
2 4 (26.67%) PHP MySQL Developer
2 4 (26.67%) Graduate
2 4 (26.67%) Graduate Developer
2 4 (26.67%) Junior
2 4 (26.67%) Junior Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Administrator
3 3 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (20.00%) MySQL Developer
4 2 (13.33%) PHP Magento Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Magento Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Development Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Web Developer
5 1 (6.67%) WordPress Developer
5 1 (6.67%) PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) HTML
1 5 (33.33%) CSS
1 5 (33.33%) jQuery
2 4 (26.67%) XML
3 3 (20.00%) LAMP
4 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
4 1 (6.67%) .NET
4 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (6.67%) HTML5
4 1 (6.67%) AngularJS
4 1 (6.67%) Doctrine
4 1 (6.67%) Ajax
4 1 (6.67%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Mathematics
1 3 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Debian
1 3 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Web Development
2 3 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
4 1 (6.67%) CRM
4 1 (6.67%) OO
4 1 (6.67%) Scrum
4 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.67%) MVC
4 1 (6.67%) SEO
4 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (6.67%) People Management
4 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
4 1 (6.67%) Coaching
4 1 (6.67%) OO PHP
4 1 (6.67%) Time Management
4 1 (6.67%) Performance Management
4 1 (6.67%) Matrix Management
4 1 (6.67%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) Perl
1 4 (26.67%) Python
2 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.67%) C#
3 1 (6.67%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Degree
2 2 (13.33%) MySQL Certification
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Xen
1 3 (20.00%) Snort
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Zend
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft