The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedford with a requirement for PHP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PHP
Bedfordshire / Bedford
Rank 30 31 37
Rank change year-on-year +1 +6  
Permanent jobs citing PHP 6 6 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedford 4.44% 3.31% 3.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.70% 6.98% 9.62%
Number of salaries quoted 6 6 7
Median salary £29,000 £40,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -27.50% +33.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,750 £32,750 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +2.85%  

PHP is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedford with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Bedford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 69 86 104
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedford 51.11% 47.51% 36.62%
Number of salaries quoted 61 77 89
Median salary £40,000 £43,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.04% +14.47%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.23% +1.25%  

PHP
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedford citing PHP as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for PHP in Bedford

PHP
Salary Trend in Bedford

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

Salary trend for PHP in Bedford

PHP
Salary Histogram in Bedford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PHP in Bedford over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for PHP in Bedford

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT jobs citing PHP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bedford region with a requirement for PHP.

1 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
1 5 (55.56%) MySQL
1 5 (55.56%) Git (software)
2 4 (44.44%) WordPress
2 4 (44.44%) CSS
2 4 (44.44%) Web Development
3 3 (33.33%) Degree
3 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 3 (33.33%) Web Design
3 3 (33.33%) CSS3
3 3 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
3 3 (33.33%) Sass
3 3 (33.33%) gulp
3 3 (33.33%) Front End Development
3 3 (33.33%) Material Design Lite
3 3 (33.33%) Material Design
4 2 (22.22%) API Design
4 2 (22.22%) User Stories
4 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (22.22%) Grunt
4 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
4 2 (22.22%) OO PHP
4 2 (22.22%) LESS
4 2 (22.22%) AngularJS
4 2 (22.22%) WebSockets
4 2 (22.22%) PHPUnit
4 2 (22.22%) Node.js
4 2 (22.22%) Drupal
4 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
4 2 (22.22%) RESTful

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (44.44%) WordPress
2 2 (22.22%) Drupal
2 2 (22.22%) IIS
2 2 (22.22%) Moodle
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (11.11%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) MySQL
2 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Git (software)
2 3 (33.33%) gulp
3 2 (22.22%) Grunt
3 2 (22.22%) PHPUnit
General
1 1 (11.11%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 3 (33.33%) PHP Developer
3 2 (22.22%) e-Learning Developer
3 2 (22.22%) MySQL Developer
3 2 (22.22%) PHP MySQL Developer
3 2 (22.22%) WordPress Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Junior
4 1 (11.11%) Junior Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Junior PHP Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) CSS
2 3 (33.33%) CSS3
2 3 (33.33%) Material Design
2 3 (33.33%) Material Design Lite
2 3 (33.33%) Sass
3 2 (22.22%) AngularJS
3 2 (22.22%) HTML
3 2 (22.22%) LAMP
3 2 (22.22%) LESS
3 2 (22.22%) Node.js
3 2 (22.22%) RESTful
3 2 (22.22%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (22.22%) e-Learning
2 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (22.22%) VLE
3 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Web Development
2 3 (33.33%) Front End Development
2 3 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
2 3 (33.33%) Web Design
3 2 (22.22%) API Design
3 2 (22.22%) MVC
3 2 (22.22%) OO
3 2 (22.22%) OO PHP
3 2 (22.22%) TDD
3 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
3 2 (22.22%) User Stories
4 1 (11.11%) Analytics
4 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
4 1 (11.11%) Open Source
4 1 (11.11%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
2 1 (11.11%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Google
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle