The table below looks at the statistics for PHP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 31 29 33
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +4
Permanent jobs citing PHP 41 33 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 6.32% 5.72% 4.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.49% 11.07% 9.47%
Number of salaries quoted 40 29 15
Average salary £34,500 £31,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.29% -11.42%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
PHP
South Wales

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

Programming Languages Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
304 298 169
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 46.84% 51.65% 47.74%
Number of salaries quoted 277 260 156
Average salary £35,000 £33,500 £34,545
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.47% -3.02%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,750 £26,800
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £44,210 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

PHP Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

PHP
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

PHP Salary Trend in Cardiff

PHP
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PHP across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

PHP Salary Histogram in Cardiff

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cardiff 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 47 (70.15%) HTML
2 41 (61.19%) CSS
3 39 (58.21%) JavaScript
4 37 (55.22%) Java
5 33 (49.25%) jQuery
6 29 (43.28%) C#
7 27 (40.30%) SQL Server
8 25 (37.31%) .NET
9 19 (28.36%) Microsoft
10 18 (26.87%) MVC
10 18 (26.87%) .NET Framework
11 17 (25.37%) ASP.NET MVC
11 17 (25.37%) ASP.NET
12 16 (23.88%) Linux
12 16 (23.88%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 15 (22.39%) XHTML
14 13 (19.40%) SQL
15 12 (17.91%) MySQL
15 12 (17.91%) Agile Software Development
16 11 (16.42%) C++
16 11 (16.42%) OO
17 10 (14.93%) Spring
18 9 (13.43%) Git (software)
18 9 (13.43%) HTML5
19 8 (11.94%) TDD
19 8 (11.94%) Web Development
19 8 (11.94%) Software Engineering
19 8 (11.94%) CMS
20 7 (10.45%) Continuous Integration
20 7 (10.45%) Big Data

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cardiff 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 8 (11.94%) CMS
2 5 (7.46%) WordPress
3 4 (5.97%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (5.97%) Node.js
4 3 (4.48%) SharePoint
4 3 (4.48%) Umbraco
5 2 (2.99%) concrete5
5 2 (2.99%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (2.99%) Joomla!
5 2 (2.99%) Apache
6 1 (1.49%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (1.49%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.97%) GitHub
1 4 (5.97%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.99%) Office 365
2 2 (2.99%) SaaS
3 1 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.48%) Intranet
2 1 (1.49%) Firewall
2 1 (1.49%) SSL
2 1 (1.49%) HTTP
2 1 (1.49%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (40.30%) SQL Server
2 12 (17.91%) MySQL
3 7 (10.45%) Big Data
3 7 (10.45%) Relational Database
4 4 (5.97%) MongoDB
4 4 (5.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (5.97%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (5.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (5.97%) Hadoop
4 4 (5.97%) CouchDB
5 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (13.43%) Git (software)
2 6 (8.96%) Eclipse
3 5 (7.46%) Jenkins
4 4 (5.97%) Apache Ivy
4 4 (5.97%) Behat
4 4 (5.97%) Mockito
4 4 (5.97%) PHPUnit
4 4 (5.97%) Gradle
4 4 (5.97%) Subversion
4 4 (5.97%) JUnit
5 3 (4.48%) Visual Studio
6 2 (2.99%) Xcode
7 1 (1.49%) Selenium
7 1 (1.49%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.49%) Maven
General
1 3 (4.48%) Back Office
2 1 (1.49%) Finance
2 1 (1.49%) Advertising
2 1 (1.49%) Games
2 1 (1.49%) Welsh Language
2 1 (1.49%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 63 (94.03%) Developer
2 21 (31.34%) PHP Developer
3 17 (25.37%) Java Developer
4 12 (17.91%) Web Developer
5 7 (10.45%) .NET Developer
5 7 (10.45%) Software Developer
6 6 (8.96%) C# .NET Developer
6 6 (8.96%) Front-End Developer
6 6 (8.96%) C# Developer
7 4 (5.97%) Senior Developer
8 3 (4.48%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 2 (2.99%) JavaScript Developer
9 2 (2.99%) PHP Web Developer
9 2 (2.99%) Systems Developer
9 2 (2.99%) Senior Systems Developer
9 2 (2.99%) Graduate Software Developer
9 2 (2.99%) Graduate Developer
9 2 (2.99%) Graduate Programmer
9 2 (2.99%) Software Programmer
9 2 (2.99%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (70.15%) HTML
2 41 (61.19%) CSS
3 33 (49.25%) jQuery
4 25 (37.31%) .NET
5 18 (26.87%) .NET Framework
6 17 (25.37%) ASP.NET MVC
6 17 (25.37%) ASP.NET
7 16 (23.88%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 15 (22.39%) XHTML
9 10 (14.93%) Spring
10 9 (13.43%) HTML5
11 6 (8.96%) XML
12 5 (7.46%) Ajax
12 5 (7.46%) REST
13 4 (5.97%) Apache Cordova
13 4 (5.97%) D3.js
13 4 (5.97%) Yii
13 4 (5.97%) Hibernate
13 4 (5.97%) Grails
14 3 (4.48%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.97%) Computer Science
2 3 (4.48%) Social Network
3 2 (2.99%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.99%) iPhone
4 1 (1.49%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 16 (23.88%) Linux
2 2 (2.99%) Apple iOS
2 2 (2.99%) Mac OS
2 2 (2.99%) Android
3 1 (1.49%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (26.87%) MVC
2 12 (17.91%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (16.42%) OO
4 8 (11.94%) TDD
4 8 (11.94%) Web Development
4 8 (11.94%) Software Engineering
5 7 (10.45%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (8.96%) Scrum
6 6 (8.96%) OOP
7 5 (7.46%) Content Management
8 4 (5.97%) Release Management
8 4 (5.97%) E-Commerce
8 4 (5.97%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (4.48%) Project Management
9 3 (4.48%) SEO
10 2 (2.99%) Mobile Application Development
10 2 (2.99%) Test Strategy
10 2 (2.99%) BDD
10 2 (2.99%) Android Development
10 2 (2.99%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 39 (58.21%) JavaScript
2 37 (55.22%) Java
3 29 (43.28%) C#
4 13 (19.40%) SQL
5 11 (16.42%) C++
6 4 (5.97%) Groovy
7 3 (4.48%) Perl
7 3 (4.48%) Ruby
8 2 (2.99%) Erlang
8 2 (2.99%) PHP5
8 2 (2.99%) Python
8 2 (2.99%) C
8 2 (2.99%) VB.NET
8 2 (2.99%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.49%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.49%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (7.46%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.99%) QA
2 1 (1.49%) SLA
Vendors
1 19 (28.36%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.48%) Zend
2 3 (4.48%) Google
2 3 (4.48%) Facebook
2 3 (4.48%) Twitter
3 1 (1.49%) Apple
3 1 (1.49%) TOWER Software
3 1 (1.49%) Oracle
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