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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 46 55 46
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -9
Permanent jobs citing PHP 2 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 0.74% 1.77% 1.49%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.90% 3.09% 2.78%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 2
Average salary - £32,500 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -3.70%
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
105 162 144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 38.89% 57.45% 53.73%
Number of salaries quoted 91 156 139
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £34,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
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 3 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 9 (81.82%) MySQL
2 6 (54.55%) jQuery
3 5 (45.45%) CSS
3 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
4 4 (36.36%) OO
4 4 (36.36%) HTML
4 4 (36.36%) Computer Science
5 3 (27.27%) Degree
5 3 (27.27%) CakePHP
5 3 (27.27%) Linux
5 3 (27.27%) UNIX
5 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (27.27%) Ajax
5 3 (27.27%) Back Office
5 3 (27.27%) Scrum
6 2 (18.18%) Web Development
6 2 (18.18%) Windows
6 2 (18.18%) AIX
6 2 (18.18%) OpenVMS
6 2 (18.18%) W3C
6 2 (18.18%) CSS3
6 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (18.18%) HTML5
6 2 (18.18%) Mathematics
6 2 (18.18%) Zend
7 1 (9.09%) Zend Framework
7 1 (9.09%) QA
7 1 (9.09%) JIRA
7 1 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (9.09%) PHP5

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (81.82%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Bugzilla
1 1 (9.09%) JIRA
1 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
1 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (27.27%) Back Office
2 1 (9.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Developer
2 8 (72.73%) PHP Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Junior
3 3 (27.27%) PHP MySQL Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Junior Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Applications Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Junior PHP Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Graduate PHP Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Applications Support
5 1 (9.09%) PHP Magento Developer
5 1 (9.09%) CakePHP Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Magento Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Graduate
5 1 (9.09%) Web Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Graduate Developer
5 1 (9.09%) MySQL Developer
5 1 (9.09%) PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) jQuery
2 5 (45.45%) CSS
3 4 (36.36%) HTML
4 3 (27.27%) CakePHP
4 3 (27.27%) Ajax
5 2 (18.18%) HTML5
5 2 (18.18%) CSS3
6 1 (9.09%) Doctrine
6 1 (9.09%) Zend Framework
6 1 (9.09%) XML
6 1 (9.09%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Computer Science
2 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (18.18%) W3C
2 2 (18.18%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) UNIX
1 3 (27.27%) Linux
2 2 (18.18%) OpenVMS
2 2 (18.18%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) OO
2 3 (27.27%) Scrum
2 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (18.18%) Web Development
4 1 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (9.09%) Web Application Development
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (9.09%) OO PHP
4 1 (9.09%) CRM
4 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
4 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
4 1 (9.09%) MVC
4 1 (9.09%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
2 1 (9.09%) Perl
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) Python
2 1 (9.09%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) MySQL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Zend