The table below looks at the statistics for PHP skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 42 39 56
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +17
Permanent jobs citing PHP 66 55 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 5.21% 4.99% 3.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.92% 10.24% 6.52%
Number of salaries quoted 61 53 34
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £20,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
PHP
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 South Wales region.

Programming Languages Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
665 537 583
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 52.44% 48.69% 51.82%
Number of salaries quoted 573 491 536
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £28,450
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

PHP Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

PHP
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

PHP Salary Trend in South Wales

PHP
Salary Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PHP across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

PHP Salary Histogram in South Wales

PHP
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PHP within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 1 September 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
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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
Cardiff -5 49 £35,000 +1.44% 6
Glamorgan - 6 £35,000 -
Caerphilly +14 5 £30,000 -36.84%
Torfaen -1 3 £37,500 -6.25%
Newport -15 2 £35,000 -12.50%
Bridgend -6 1 £20,000 -27.27% 1
PHP
Wales

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 76 (58.46%) JavaScript
2 65 (50.00%) HTML
3 55 (42.31%) CSS
4 52 (40.00%) MySQL
5 46 (35.38%) MVC
6 44 (33.85%) Agile Software Development
7 38 (29.23%) Linux
8 35 (26.92%) Degree
8 35 (26.92%) jQuery
9 34 (26.15%) C#
10 33 (25.38%) HTML5
11 30 (23.08%) OOP
11 30 (23.08%) Telecoms
12 28 (21.54%) Java
13 26 (20.00%) Computer Science
14 24 (18.46%) Scrum
14 24 (18.46%) MS Excel
15 23 (17.69%) Web Development
16 22 (16.92%) OO
16 22 (16.92%) CSS3
17 20 (15.38%) Microsoft
18 19 (14.62%) Cisco
18 19 (14.62%) SQL
19 18 (13.85%) Python
19 18 (13.85%) CCNA
19 18 (13.85%) Broadband
19 18 (13.85%) DHCP
19 18 (13.85%) Ethernet
19 18 (13.85%) SNMP
19 18 (13.85%) Cisco Certification

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 12 (9.23%) Node.js
2 6 (4.62%) JBoss
2 6 (4.62%) Apache
3 3 (2.31%) Joomla!
4 2 (1.54%) CMS
5 1 (0.77%) WordPress
5 1 (0.77%) concrete5
Applications
1 24 (18.46%) MS Excel
2 18 (13.85%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (4.62%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.77%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 3 (2.31%) Magento
2 2 (1.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.38%) GitHub
2 6 (4.62%) PaaS
3 2 (1.54%) Sage Pay
4 1 (0.77%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (13.85%) Broadband
1 18 (13.85%) DHCP
1 18 (13.85%) Ethernet
1 18 (13.85%) OSPF
1 18 (13.85%) BGP
1 18 (13.85%) VRRP
1 18 (13.85%) SNMP
2 16 (12.31%) GPON
2 16 (12.31%) 802.11
3 4 (3.08%) HTTP
4 3 (2.31%) SSH
5 1 (0.77%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.77%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (0.77%) PBX
5 1 (0.77%) tcpdump
5 1 (0.77%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (40.00%) MySQL
2 18 (13.85%) MongoDB
3 16 (12.31%) Big Data
4 10 (7.69%) SQL Server
5 8 (6.15%) Amazon Redshift
6 7 (5.38%) NoSQL
7 6 (4.62%) Data Mining
8 3 (2.31%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (2.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (1.54%) HPCC
10 1 (0.77%) Riak
10 1 (0.77%) Voldemort
10 1 (0.77%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.77%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.77%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (13.85%) Git (software)
2 15 (11.54%) Selenium
3 14 (10.77%) Subversion
4 12 (9.23%) Mercurial
5 9 (6.92%) Cucumber
5 9 (6.92%) Behat
5 9 (6.92%) JIRA
6 3 (2.31%) Grunt
6 3 (2.31%) gulp
7 2 (1.54%) Bower
7 2 (1.54%) Dreamweaver
8 1 (0.77%) JUnit
8 1 (0.77%) jMock
8 1 (0.77%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.77%) Mockito
General
1 30 (23.08%) Telecoms
2 16 (12.31%) Back Office
3 13 (10.00%) Advertising
4 10 (7.69%) Marketing
5 8 (6.15%) Finance
6 3 (2.31%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.54%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 83 (63.85%) Developer
2 57 (43.85%) PHP Developer
3 18 (13.85%) NOC Engineer
3 18 (13.85%) Senior NOC Engineer
4 16 (12.31%) Analyst
5 12 (9.23%) Principal Engineer
6 11 (8.46%) Senior Developer
7 9 (6.92%) Test Analyst
7 9 (6.92%) Web Developer
7 9 (6.92%) Tester
7 9 (6.92%) Junior
7 9 (6.92%) Software Engineer
7 9 (6.92%) Quality Analyst
7 9 (6.92%) QA Analyst
7 9 (6.92%) Junior Developer
7 9 (6.92%) QA Tester
8 8 (6.15%) Senior PHP Developer
8 8 (6.15%) Software Developer
8 8 (6.15%) Front-End Developer
9 7 (5.38%) Automated Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (50.00%) HTML
2 55 (42.31%) CSS
3 35 (26.92%) jQuery
4 33 (25.38%) HTML5
5 22 (16.92%) CSS3
6 16 (12.31%) 802.1X
7 14 (10.77%) AngularJS
7 14 (10.77%) Web Services
8 11 (8.46%) Ajax
8 11 (8.46%) Ember.js
8 11 (8.46%) RESTful
8 11 (8.46%) Laravel
8 11 (8.46%) Backbone.js
9 10 (7.69%) Symfony
9 10 (7.69%) Zend Framework
10 9 (6.92%) .NET
11 8 (6.15%) REST
12 7 (5.38%) SOAP
13 6 (4.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 5 (3.85%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 26 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 12 (9.23%) User Experience
3 4 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.54%) Social Network
4 2 (1.54%) Social Media
4 2 (1.54%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.54%) DTV
5 1 (0.77%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.77%) Grid Computing
5 1 (0.77%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.77%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 38 (29.23%) Linux
2 11 (8.46%) UNIX
3 9 (6.92%) Android
4 8 (6.15%) Apple iOS
5 7 (5.38%) Windows
6 3 (2.31%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (35.38%) MVC
2 44 (33.85%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (23.08%) OOP
4 24 (18.46%) Scrum
5 23 (17.69%) Web Development
6 22 (16.92%) OO
7 16 (12.31%) Responsive Web Design
8 15 (11.54%) Automated Testing
8 15 (11.54%) Test Automation
9 12 (9.23%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (9.23%) SDLC
10 11 (8.46%) OO PHP
10 11 (8.46%) Web Design
11 10 (7.69%) TDD
12 9 (6.92%) Software Engineering
12 9 (6.92%) E-Commerce
12 9 (6.92%) Software Testing
13 8 (6.15%) BDD
13 8 (6.15%) ETL
14 7 (5.38%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 76 (58.46%) JavaScript
2 34 (26.15%) C#
3 28 (21.54%) Java
4 19 (14.62%) SQL
5 18 (13.85%) Ruby
5 18 (13.85%) Python
6 16 (12.31%) C++
7 9 (6.92%) Objective-C
8 8 (6.15%) Perl
9 6 (4.62%) Bash Shell
9 6 (4.62%) PHP5
10 4 (3.08%) Go
11 3 (2.31%) VB.NET
11 3 (2.31%) C
12 1 (0.77%) SystemTap
12 1 (0.77%) Lisp
12 1 (0.77%) Haskell
12 1 (0.77%) Erlang
12 1 (0.77%) Scala
Qualifications
1 35 (26.92%) Degree
2 18 (13.85%) CCNA
2 18 (13.85%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (6.92%) HND
3 9 (6.92%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.23%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.77%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (0.77%) cPanel
Vendors
1 20 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 19 (14.62%) Cisco
3 14 (10.77%) Zend
4 11 (8.46%) Facebook
4 11 (8.46%) Twitter
5 8 (6.15%) TOWER Software
5 8 (6.15%) Google
6 5 (3.85%) Oracle
7 3 (2.31%) Adobe
7 3 (2.31%) Apple
8 2 (1.54%) SAP
8 2 (1.54%) PayPal
9 1 (0.77%) Avaya
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