The table below looks at the statistics for PHP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 72 77 66
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -11
Permanent jobs citing PHP 14 21 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.43% 1.82% 2.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.24% 4.07% 6.14%
Number of salaries quoted 7 21 26
Average salary £45,000 £51,250 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.19% +64.00%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
PHP
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
432 516 440
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 44.26% 44.75% 43.74%
Number of salaries quoted 401 469 429
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing PHP across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

PHP Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

PHP
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PHP across the Bedfordshire region.

PHP Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

PHP
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PHP across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

PHP Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

PHP
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PHP within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford +7 7 £32,500 +26.21%
Luton +3 3 £45,000 -10.00%
PHP
East of England

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 22 (88.00%) JavaScript
2 21 (84.00%) CSS
3 19 (76.00%) MySQL
3 19 (76.00%) jQuery
4 14 (56.00%) Computer Science
5 11 (44.00%) HTML
6 10 (40.00%) Back Office
6 10 (40.00%) Degree
6 10 (40.00%) Mathematics
6 10 (40.00%) Git (software)
7 7 (28.00%) OOP
8 6 (24.00%) Linux
8 6 (24.00%) WordPress
8 6 (24.00%) HTML5
8 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (24.00%) CSS3
8 6 (24.00%) User Experience
9 5 (20.00%) Photoshop
10 4 (16.00%) Adobe
10 4 (16.00%) MVC
10 4 (16.00%) Symfony
10 4 (16.00%) REST
10 4 (16.00%) Sass
10 4 (16.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 3 (12.00%) Jenkins
11 3 (12.00%) CakePHP
11 3 (12.00%) Neo4j
11 3 (12.00%) Opscode Chef
11 3 (12.00%) QA
11 3 (12.00%) RabbitMQ

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (24.00%) WordPress
2 3 (12.00%) Apache Solr
3 1 (4.00%) CMS
3 1 (4.00%) Umbraco
Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Photoshop
2 2 (8.00%) Acrobat
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (76.00%) MySQL
2 3 (12.00%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 10 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (12.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (12.00%) Bugzilla
2 3 (12.00%) JIRA
General
1 10 (40.00%) Back Office
2 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Banking
2 1 (4.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (100.00%) Developer
2 13 (52.00%) PHP Developer
3 10 (40.00%) Web Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Junior
4 4 (16.00%) Junior Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Applications Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Junior Web Developer
5 3 (12.00%) PHP Symfony Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Web Applications Developer
6 2 (8.00%) PHP Web Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Front-End Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Designer
6 2 (8.00%) Programmer
7 1 (4.00%) Lead Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Senior Developer
7 1 (4.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Junior Applications Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Senior Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (84.00%) CSS
2 19 (76.00%) jQuery
3 11 (44.00%) HTML
4 6 (24.00%) HTML5
4 6 (24.00%) CSS3
5 4 (16.00%) Sass
5 4 (16.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 4 (16.00%) REST
5 4 (16.00%) Symfony
6 3 (12.00%) CakePHP
6 3 (12.00%) Ajax
6 3 (12.00%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (8.00%) Flash
8 1 (4.00%) .NET
8 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET
8 1 (4.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 14 (56.00%) Computer Science
2 10 (40.00%) Mathematics
3 6 (24.00%) User Experience
4 3 (12.00%) W3C
5 2 (8.00%) Photography
6 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
6 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (24.00%) Linux
2 3 (12.00%) UNIX
2 3 (12.00%) AIX
3 1 (4.00%) Windows
3 1 (4.00%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) OOP
2 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (16.00%) MVC
4 3 (12.00%) OO
4 3 (12.00%) Process Management
4 3 (12.00%) Web Development
4 3 (12.00%) Product Management
5 2 (8.00%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (4.00%) DevOps
6 1 (4.00%) Creative Marketing
6 1 (4.00%) Strategic Planning
6 1 (4.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 22 (88.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (12.00%) Python
3 1 (4.00%) SQL
3 1 (4.00%) C#
3 1 (4.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (40.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) Adobe
2 1 (4.00%) Zend
2 1 (4.00%) IBM