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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 35 65 -
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -
Permanent jobs citing PHP 14 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 4.65% 0.53% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.38% 1.18% -
Number of salaries quoted 10 2 0
Average salary £30,000 £29,750 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.84% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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
123 169 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 40.86% 45.19% 37.99%
Number of salaries quoted 107 150 103
Average salary £38,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

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
Salary Histogram in Bedford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PHP across the Bedford region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015.

PHP Salary Histogram in Bedford

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 16 (84.21%) MySQL
2 7 (36.84%) HTML
2 7 (36.84%) jQuery
3 6 (31.58%) CSS
3 6 (31.58%) Linux
4 5 (26.32%) Web Development
4 5 (26.32%) Computer Science
5 4 (21.05%) Degree
5 4 (21.05%) Scrum
5 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (21.05%) Ajax
5 4 (21.05%) OO
5 4 (21.05%) Python
5 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
5 4 (21.05%) Perl
6 3 (15.79%) XML
6 3 (15.79%) UNIX
6 3 (15.79%) VPN
6 3 (15.79%) Nagios
6 3 (15.79%) LAMP
6 3 (15.79%) Debian
6 3 (15.79%) Firewall
6 3 (15.79%) Back Office
6 3 (15.79%) Mathematics
6 3 (15.79%) Xen
6 3 (15.79%) Snort
6 3 (15.79%) Zend
6 3 (15.79%) CakePHP
6 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (15.79%) Performance Tuning

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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.

Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) VPN
1 3 (15.79%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (84.21%) MySQL
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Bugzilla
1 1 (5.26%) JIRA
1 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (15.79%) Back Office
2 1 (5.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (78.95%) Developer
2 12 (63.16%) PHP Developer
3 6 (31.58%) Junior Developer
3 6 (31.58%) Junior
4 5 (26.32%) Junior PHP Developer
4 5 (26.32%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 4 (21.05%) Graduate PHP Developer
5 4 (21.05%) Graduate Developer
5 4 (21.05%) Graduate
6 3 (15.79%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (15.79%) MySQL Developer
6 3 (15.79%) Administrator
7 2 (10.53%) Applications Developer
7 2 (10.53%) PHP Magento Developer
7 2 (10.53%) Magento Developer
8 1 (5.26%) CakePHP Developer
8 1 (5.26%) Development Manager
8 1 (5.26%) Applications Support
8 1 (5.26%) Web Developer
8 1 (5.26%) PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (36.84%) HTML
1 7 (36.84%) jQuery
2 6 (31.58%) CSS
3 4 (21.05%) Ajax
4 3 (15.79%) LAMP
4 3 (15.79%) CakePHP
4 3 (15.79%) XML
5 2 (10.53%) HTML5
5 2 (10.53%) CSS3
6 1 (5.26%) AngularJS
6 1 (5.26%) Doctrine
6 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (5.26%) Flash
6 1 (5.26%) .NET
6 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
6 1 (5.26%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Computer Science
2 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (15.79%) Mathematics
3 2 (10.53%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) Linux
2 3 (15.79%) UNIX
2 3 (15.79%) Debian
3 2 (10.53%) Windows
3 2 (10.53%) AIX
3 2 (10.53%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Web Development
2 4 (21.05%) OO
2 4 (21.05%) Scrum
2 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (15.79%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (10.53%) MVC
4 2 (10.53%) E-Commerce
5 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.26%) CRM
5 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.26%) Strategic Planning
5 1 (5.26%) OO PHP
5 1 (5.26%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.26%) Coaching
5 1 (5.26%) People Management
5 1 (5.26%) Matrix Management
5 1 (5.26%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (5.26%) Performance Management
5 1 (5.26%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
1 4 (21.05%) Perl
1 4 (21.05%) Python
2 1 (5.26%) PHP5
2 1 (5.26%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) Degree
2 2 (10.53%) MySQL Certification
2 2 (10.53%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) Snort
1 3 (15.79%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) Nagios
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Zend
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft