The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 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 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PHP
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 62 72 64
Rank change year-on-year +10 -8  
Permanent jobs citing PHP 9 13 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 1.42% 1.64% 2.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.61% 4.22% 5.84%
Number of salaries quoted 9 11 19
Median salary £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% +8.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,700 £26,000 £27,000
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 Bedfordshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Bedfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 249 308 445
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 39.27% 38.94% 40.49%
Number of salaries quoted 208 264 350
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.46% +1.25%  

PHP
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 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 Bedfordshire

PHP
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Salary trend for PHP in Bedfordshire

PHP
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PHP in Bedfordshire over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for PHP in Bedfordshire

PHP
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PHP within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford +12 6 £29,000 -27.50%
PHP
East of England

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for PHP.

1 10 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 8 (53.33%) CSS
2 8 (53.33%) Web Development
3 7 (46.67%) WordPress
3 7 (46.67%) Git (software)
4 6 (40.00%) Degree
4 6 (40.00%) MySQL
5 5 (33.33%) Web Design
5 5 (33.33%) Computer Science
5 5 (33.33%) CSS3
5 5 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
5 5 (33.33%) Sass
5 5 (33.33%) gulp
5 5 (33.33%) Front End Development
5 5 (33.33%) Material Design Lite
5 5 (33.33%) Material Design
6 4 (26.67%) MVC
6 4 (26.67%) HTML
7 3 (20.00%) Java
7 3 (20.00%) OO
7 3 (20.00%) QA
8 2 (13.33%) Magento
8 2 (13.33%) Drupal
8 2 (13.33%) jQuery
8 2 (13.33%) Unit Testing
8 2 (13.33%) RESTful
8 2 (13.33%) Moodle
8 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (13.33%) LESS
8 2 (13.33%) AngularJS

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 7 (46.67%) WordPress
2 2 (13.33%) Drupal
2 2 (13.33%) IIS
2 2 (13.33%) Moodle
3 1 (6.67%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.67%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) MySQL
2 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (46.67%) Git (software)
2 5 (33.33%) gulp
3 2 (13.33%) Grunt
3 2 (13.33%) PHPUnit
General
1 2 (13.33%) Advertising
2 1 (6.67%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 14 (93.33%) Developer
2 5 (33.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 5 (33.33%) WordPress Developer
3 4 (26.67%) PHP Developer
4 2 (13.33%) e-Learning Developer
4 2 (13.33%) MySQL Developer
4 2 (13.33%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Junior
5 1 (6.67%) Junior Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Junior PHP Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Magento Developer
5 1 (6.67%) PHP Web Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Software Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Web Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (53.33%) CSS
2 5 (33.33%) CSS3
2 5 (33.33%) Material Design
2 5 (33.33%) Material Design Lite
2 5 (33.33%) Sass
3 4 (26.67%) HTML
4 2 (13.33%) AngularJS
4 2 (13.33%) jQuery
4 2 (13.33%) LAMP
4 2 (13.33%) LESS
4 2 (13.33%) Node.js
4 2 (13.33%) RESTful
4 2 (13.33%) WebSockets
5 1 (6.67%) HTML5
5 1 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (6.67%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (13.33%) e-Learning
2 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (13.33%) VLE
3 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Web Development
2 5 (33.33%) Front End Development
2 5 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
2 5 (33.33%) Web Design
3 4 (26.67%) MVC
4 3 (20.00%) OO
5 2 (13.33%) API Design
5 2 (13.33%) OO PHP
5 2 (13.33%) TDD
5 2 (13.33%) Unit Testing
5 2 (13.33%) User Stories
6 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (6.67%) Analytics
6 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
6 1 (6.67%) iOS Development
6 1 (6.67%) OOP
6 1 (6.67%) Open Source
6 1 (6.67%) Scrum
6 1 (6.67%) Web Analytics
6 1 (6.67%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 3 (20.00%) Java
3 2 (13.33%) SQL
4 1 (6.67%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Apple
1 1 (6.67%) Google
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle
1 1 (6.67%) Zend