The table below looks at the statistics for PHP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PHP
Bedfordshire / Bedford
Rank 26 38 39
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +1
Permanent jobs citing PHP 5 8 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 3.65% 3.85% 3.61%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.94% 8.00% 8.33%
Number of salaries quoted 5 8 7
Median salary £30,000 £34,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +23.63%
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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
63 100 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 45.99% 48.08% 43.28%
Number of salaries quoted 56 94 113
Median salary £40,000 £43,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.04% +12.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

The demand trend of job ads across the Bedford region citing PHP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Salary Histogram in Bedford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PHP across the Bedford region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017.

PHP Salary Histogram in Bedford

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 Bedford region with a requirement for PHP.

1 8 (72.73%) JavaScript
2 7 (63.64%) Git (software)
3 6 (54.55%) WordPress
3 6 (54.55%) CSS
3 6 (54.55%) Web Development
4 5 (45.45%) Degree
4 5 (45.45%) Computer Science
4 5 (45.45%) Web Design
4 5 (45.45%) Responsive Web Design
4 5 (45.45%) Sass
4 5 (45.45%) CSS3
4 5 (45.45%) gulp
4 5 (45.45%) Front End Development
4 5 (45.45%) Material Design Lite
4 5 (45.45%) Material Design
5 4 (36.36%) MySQL
6 3 (27.27%) HTML
7 2 (18.18%) TDD
7 2 (18.18%) QA
7 2 (18.18%) Google Analytics
7 2 (18.18%) Drupal
7 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
7 2 (18.18%) Web Analytics
7 2 (18.18%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (18.18%) Google
7 2 (18.18%) Java
7 2 (18.18%) SQL
7 2 (18.18%) Oracle
7 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
7 2 (18.18%) IIS

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford 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 6 (54.55%) WordPress
2 2 (18.18%) Drupal
2 2 (18.18%) IIS
3 1 (9.09%) Moodle
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Google Analytics
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) MySQL
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (63.64%) Git (software)
2 5 (45.45%) gulp
3 2 (18.18%) Grunt
3 2 (18.18%) PHPUnit
General
1 2 (18.18%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Developer
2 5 (45.45%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 4 (36.36%) WordPress Developer
4 3 (27.27%) PHP Developer
5 2 (18.18%) Analyst
5 2 (18.18%) MySQL Developer
5 2 (18.18%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 2 (18.18%) Web Analyst
6 1 (9.09%) e-Learning Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Junior
6 1 (9.09%) Junior Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Junior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) CSS
2 5 (45.45%) CSS3
2 5 (45.45%) Material Design
2 5 (45.45%) Material Design Lite
2 5 (45.45%) Sass
3 3 (27.27%) HTML
4 2 (18.18%) AngularJS
4 2 (18.18%) LAMP
4 2 (18.18%) LESS
4 2 (18.18%) Node.js
4 2 (18.18%) RESTful
4 2 (18.18%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Computer Science
2 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (9.09%) e-Learning
3 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (9.09%) VLE
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Web Development
2 5 (45.45%) Front End Development
2 5 (45.45%) Responsive Web Design
2 5 (45.45%) Web Design
3 2 (18.18%) Analytics
3 2 (18.18%) API Design
3 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
3 2 (18.18%) MVC
3 2 (18.18%) TDD
3 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
3 2 (18.18%) User Stories
3 2 (18.18%) Web Analytics
4 1 (9.09%) OO
4 1 (9.09%) OO PHP
4 1 (9.09%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) JavaScript
2 2 (18.18%) Java
2 2 (18.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Google
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle