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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 34 44 60
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +16
Permanent jobs citing PHP 9 11 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 3.96% 3.61% 1.01%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.11% 8.15% 2.25%
Number of salaries quoted 7 8 4
Average salary £33,000 £28,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.78% -17.85%
UK excluding London average salary £35,250 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -
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
111 135 178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 48.90% 44.26% 44.84%
Number of salaries quoted 103 117 151
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £27,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £59,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

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 10 February 2016, 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 10 (76.92%) MySQL
2 9 (69.23%) CSS
3 8 (61.54%) JavaScript
4 6 (46.15%) HTML
4 6 (46.15%) Degree
4 6 (46.15%) jQuery
5 5 (38.46%) OO
6 4 (30.77%) Software Engineering
7 3 (23.08%) Back Office
7 3 (23.08%) Web Design
7 3 (23.08%) Mathematics
7 3 (23.08%) Computer Science
7 3 (23.08%) Ruby
7 3 (23.08%) Marketing
7 3 (23.08%) Python
7 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
7 3 (23.08%) Java
7 3 (23.08%) C#
7 3 (23.08%) C++
7 3 (23.08%) Perl
7 3 (23.08%) .NET
7 3 (23.08%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (15.38%) Web Development
8 2 (15.38%) Zend
9 1 (7.69%) Zend Framework
9 1 (7.69%) Zend Studio
9 1 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
9 1 (7.69%) Scrum
9 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (76.92%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
1 1 (7.69%) PHPUnit
1 1 (7.69%) Subversion
1 1 (7.69%) Zend Studio
General
1 3 (23.08%) Back Office
1 3 (23.08%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Developer
1 10 (76.92%) PHP Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) PHP Web Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Web Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Magento Developer
4 1 (7.69%) MySQL Developer
4 1 (7.69%) PHP Magento Developer
4 1 (7.69%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 1 (7.69%) PHP Zend Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Magento Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior PHP Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior PHP Web Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (69.23%) CSS
2 6 (46.15%) HTML
2 6 (46.15%) jQuery
3 3 (23.08%) .NET
4 1 (7.69%) Doctrine
4 1 (7.69%) Flash
4 1 (7.69%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (23.08%) Computer Science
1 3 (23.08%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (23.08%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) OO
2 4 (30.77%) Software Engineering
3 3 (23.08%) Web Design
4 2 (15.38%) Web Development
5 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.69%) B2B
5 1 (7.69%) B2C
5 1 (7.69%) CRM
5 1 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
5 1 (7.69%) OO PHP
5 1 (7.69%) OOP
5 1 (7.69%) Scrum
5 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) JavaScript
2 3 (23.08%) C#
2 3 (23.08%) C++
2 3 (23.08%) Java
2 3 (23.08%) Perl
2 3 (23.08%) Python
2 3 (23.08%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Zend