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 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 32 47 64
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +17
Permanent jobs citing PHP 72 39 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 6.05% 3.87% 2.51%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.63% 9.07% 4.48%
Number of salaries quoted 62 37 26
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,050 £26,900 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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
570 430 581
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 47.86% 42.62% 56.19%
Number of salaries quoted 503 380 537
Average salary £37,000 £34,000 £33,361
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.82% +1.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 May 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 May 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
Cardiff +17 53 £35,000 +10.70% 6
Newport - 9 £40,000 - 4
Torfaen - 3 £32,500 -
Bridgend - 2 £28,000 -
Vale of Glamorgan - 1 £26,000 -
Glamorgan - 1 £21,000 - 1
PHP
Wales

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 74 (61.67%) JavaScript
2 64 (53.33%) HTML
3 62 (51.67%) CSS
4 52 (43.33%) MySQL
5 36 (30.00%) jQuery
6 33 (27.50%) HTML5
7 31 (25.83%) OOP
8 29 (24.17%) MVC
9 28 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
10 27 (22.50%) SQL
11 25 (20.83%) Java
12 23 (19.17%) OO
12 23 (19.17%) C++
13 22 (18.33%) Web Development
14 21 (17.50%) Zend
14 21 (17.50%) Git (software)
14 21 (17.50%) CSS3
15 19 (15.83%) Linux
15 19 (15.83%) Python
16 18 (15.00%) PHP5
17 17 (14.17%) Scrum
18 14 (11.67%) MongoDB
19 13 (10.83%) Zend Framework
19 13 (10.83%) QA
20 12 (10.00%) Marketing
20 12 (10.00%) JSON
20 12 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
20 12 (10.00%) C#
21 11 (9.17%) Perl
21 11 (9.17%) XML

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 11 (9.17%) Apache
2 6 (5.00%) Node.js
2 6 (5.00%) CMS
3 3 (2.50%) IIS
3 3 (2.50%) Joomla!
3 3 (2.50%) WordPress
4 2 (1.67%) JBoss
5 1 (0.83%) concrete5
Applications
1 4 (3.33%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (3.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (1.67%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.83%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.83%) SaaS
2 5 (4.17%) GitHub
3 2 (1.67%) Sage Pay
4 1 (0.83%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.17%) HTTP
2 5 (4.17%) SSL
2 5 (4.17%) Firewall
2 5 (4.17%) SSH
2 5 (4.17%) Network Security
2 5 (4.17%) Reverse Proxy
3 2 (1.67%) tcpdump
3 2 (1.67%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (1.67%) SNMP
3 2 (1.67%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.67%) Broadband
3 2 (1.67%) DHCP
3 2 (1.67%) Ethernet
3 2 (1.67%) VRRP
3 2 (1.67%) OSPF
3 2 (1.67%) Intranet
3 2 (1.67%) BGP
4 1 (0.83%) 802.11
4 1 (0.83%) GPON
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (43.33%) MySQL
2 14 (11.67%) MongoDB
3 6 (5.00%) Big Data
4 5 (4.17%) NoSQL
5 3 (2.50%) SQL Server
6 2 (1.67%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.67%) Amazon Redshift
6 2 (1.67%) HPCC
7 1 (0.83%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.83%) MS Access
7 1 (0.83%) Riak
7 1 (0.83%) Voldemort
7 1 (0.83%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 21 (17.50%) Git (software)
2 6 (5.00%) Mercurial
2 6 (5.00%) Cucumber
2 6 (5.00%) Selenium
2 6 (5.00%) JIRA
2 6 (5.00%) Behat
2 6 (5.00%) Subversion
3 5 (4.17%) Xcode
4 2 (1.67%) Bower
4 2 (1.67%) Grunt
5 1 (0.83%) JUnit
5 1 (0.83%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.83%) jMock
5 1 (0.83%) Mockito
General
1 12 (10.00%) Marketing
2 9 (7.50%) Finance
3 6 (5.00%) Advertising
4 5 (4.17%) Welsh Language
5 4 (3.33%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.50%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.67%) Electronics
8 1 (0.83%) Back Office
8 1 (0.83%) Retail
Job Titles
1 89 (74.17%) Developer
2 51 (42.50%) PHP Developer
3 15 (12.50%) Web Developer
4 14 (11.67%) Senior Developer
5 11 (9.17%) Software Developer
6 10 (8.33%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 10 (8.33%) Analyst
7 8 (6.67%) Programmer
8 7 (5.83%) Tester
8 7 (5.83%) QA Tester
8 7 (5.83%) PHP Programmer
9 6 (5.00%) Automated Tester
9 6 (5.00%) Senior QA Analyst
9 6 (5.00%) Senior QA Tester
9 6 (5.00%) Senior PHP Developer
9 6 (5.00%) Quality Analyst
9 6 (5.00%) QA Analyst
9 6 (5.00%) Senior Tester
9 6 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
9 6 (5.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (53.33%) HTML
2 62 (51.67%) CSS
3 36 (30.00%) jQuery
4 33 (27.50%) HTML5
5 21 (17.50%) CSS3
6 13 (10.83%) Zend Framework
7 12 (10.00%) JSON
8 11 (9.17%) XML
8 11 (9.17%) REST
9 8 (6.67%) .NET
10 7 (5.83%) Sass
11 6 (5.00%) RESTful
12 5 (4.17%) Cocoa
12 5 (4.17%) Ajax
12 5 (4.17%) PCRE
12 5 (4.17%) Laravel
12 5 (4.17%) Cocoa Touch
13 4 (3.33%) SOAP
13 4 (3.33%) Web Services
14 3 (2.50%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 8 (6.67%) User Experience
3 7 (5.83%) Data Structures
3 7 (5.83%) Algorithms
4 5 (4.17%) Client/Server
5 4 (3.33%) Life Science
5 4 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.50%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.67%) Social Media
7 2 (1.67%) Grid Computing
7 2 (1.67%) DTV
8 1 (0.83%) EPoS
8 1 (0.83%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.83%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.83%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 19 (15.83%) Linux
2 10 (8.33%) Apple iOS
3 6 (5.00%) Android
4 3 (2.50%) Windows
4 3 (2.50%) Ubuntu
4 3 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.67%) UNIX
6 1 (0.83%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (25.83%) OOP
2 29 (24.17%) MVC
3 28 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (19.17%) OO
5 22 (18.33%) Web Development
6 17 (14.17%) Scrum
7 12 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
8 9 (7.50%) Web Design
8 9 (7.50%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (6.67%) E-Commerce
10 7 (5.83%) TDD
10 7 (5.83%) Software Engineering
10 7 (5.83%) Mobile Development
10 7 (5.83%) iOS Development
10 7 (5.83%) Multithreading
10 7 (5.83%) Test Automation
11 6 (5.00%) BDD
11 6 (5.00%) Software Testing
11 6 (5.00%) OO PHP
11 6 (5.00%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 74 (61.67%) JavaScript
2 27 (22.50%) SQL
3 25 (20.83%) Java
4 23 (19.17%) C++
5 19 (15.83%) Python
6 18 (15.00%) PHP5
7 12 (10.00%) C#
8 11 (9.17%) Perl
9 10 (8.33%) Objective-C
9 10 (8.33%) Ruby
10 4 (3.33%) Bash Shell
10 4 (3.33%) C
11 3 (2.50%) VB.NET
11 3 (2.50%) Go
11 3 (2.50%) Erlang
11 3 (2.50%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.83%) Lisp
12 1 (0.83%) SystemTap
12 1 (0.83%) Haskell
12 1 (0.83%) Scala
Qualifications
1 10 (8.33%) Degree
2 6 (5.00%) HND
2 6 (5.00%) ISEB
3 2 (1.67%) CCNA
3 2 (1.67%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (10.83%) QA
2 5 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.67%) Snort
Systems Management
1 3 (2.50%) Nagios
1 3 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (2.50%) Puppet
1 3 (2.50%) Zenoss
2 1 (0.83%) cPanel
Vendors
1 21 (17.50%) Zend
2 6 (5.00%) Google
2 6 (5.00%) TOWER Software
3 4 (3.33%) Facebook
3 4 (3.33%) Twitter
3 4 (3.33%) Apple
4 3 (2.50%) Red Hat
4 3 (2.50%) Microsoft
4 3 (2.50%) Adobe
4 3 (2.50%) Oracle
5 2 (1.67%) PayPal
5 2 (1.67%) SAP
5 2 (1.67%) Cisco
Newport, Gwent
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 Per Annum + Shares + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
ThinkProductivity
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Glamorgan
TRG
Salary: 25000-30000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago