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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 46 50 45
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -5
Permanent jobs citing PHP 7 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 2.41% 1.79% 1.06%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.56% 3.36% 2.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 2
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -11.11%
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
126 149 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 43.45% 53.41% 47.52%
Number of salaries quoted 113 142 131
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 31 July 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 10 (83.33%) MySQL
1 10 (83.33%) JavaScript
1 10 (83.33%) jQuery
2 9 (75.00%) Computer Science
2 9 (75.00%) CSS
3 8 (66.67%) Degree
4 7 (58.33%) Mathematics
4 7 (58.33%) Back Office
5 3 (25.00%) UNIX
5 3 (25.00%) Linux
5 3 (25.00%) OO
5 3 (25.00%) HTML
5 3 (25.00%) Scrum
5 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (25.00%) Ajax
5 3 (25.00%) CakePHP
6 2 (16.67%) CSS3
6 2 (16.67%) HTML5
6 2 (16.67%) Windows
6 2 (16.67%) AIX
6 2 (16.67%) OpenVMS
6 2 (16.67%) W3C
7 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
7 1 (8.33%) MVC
7 1 (8.33%) Bugzilla
7 1 (8.33%) Flash
7 1 (8.33%) SQL
7 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
7 1 (8.33%) QA
7 1 (8.33%) JIRA

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (83.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Bugzilla
1 1 (8.33%) JIRA
1 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (58.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) Developer
2 9 (75.00%) PHP Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Applications Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Junior
3 2 (16.67%) Junior Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Applications Support
4 1 (8.33%) Junior PHP Developer
4 1 (8.33%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 1 (8.33%) CakePHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (83.33%) jQuery
2 9 (75.00%) CSS
3 3 (25.00%) Ajax
3 3 (25.00%) CakePHP
3 3 (25.00%) HTML
4 2 (16.67%) HTML5
4 2 (16.67%) CSS3
5 1 (8.33%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 9 (75.00%) Computer Science
2 7 (58.33%) Mathematics
3 2 (16.67%) W3C
4 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) UNIX
1 3 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (16.67%) OpenVMS
2 2 (16.67%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Scrum
1 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (25.00%) OO
2 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (8.33%) MVC
2 1 (8.33%) Strategic Planning
2 1 (8.33%) Web Development
2 1 (8.33%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (66.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
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