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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 31 66 56
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -10
Permanent jobs citing PHP 66 31 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 5.64% 2.94% 3.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.93% 6.62% 5.52%
Number of salaries quoted 64 30 28
Average salary £32,500 £33,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,650 £29,750 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £33,000
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
553 468 598
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 47.26% 44.32% 56.42%
Number of salaries quoted 493 424 550
Average salary £36,000 £34,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £44,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%

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 22 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 22 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 +23 46 £32,500 -4.41% 8
Newport - 10 £40,000 - 3
Torfaen - 4 £33,750 -
Bridgend +1 2 £28,000 +1.81%
Vale of Glamorgan - 1 £26,000 -
Glamorgan - 1 £21,000 -
PHP
Wales

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 22 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 76 (58.46%) JavaScript
2 64 (49.23%) HTML
3 62 (47.69%) CSS
4 53 (40.77%) MySQL
5 38 (29.23%) MVC
6 37 (28.46%) jQuery
7 35 (26.92%) HTML5
7 35 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
8 32 (24.62%) OOP
9 29 (22.31%) Java
10 27 (20.77%) SQL
11 26 (20.00%) Linux
12 25 (19.23%) OO
12 25 (19.23%) Git (software)
12 25 (19.23%) Zend
13 24 (18.46%) C++
14 23 (17.69%) CSS3
15 21 (16.15%) Web Development
15 21 (16.15%) Scrum
16 20 (15.38%) PHP5
17 19 (14.62%) Python
18 18 (13.85%) MongoDB
19 17 (13.08%) Zend Framework
19 17 (13.08%) QA
20 14 (10.77%) Apache
20 14 (10.77%) C#
21 13 (10.00%) Perl
21 13 (10.00%) Objective-C
21 13 (10.00%) Apple iOS
21 13 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 14 (10.77%) Apache
2 7 (5.38%) Node.js
3 5 (3.85%) CMS
4 3 (2.31%) IIS
4 3 (2.31%) Joomla!
5 2 (1.54%) concrete5
5 2 (1.54%) WordPress
5 2 (1.54%) JBoss
Applications
1 6 (4.62%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.08%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (2.31%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.54%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.77%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.38%) SaaS
2 6 (4.62%) GitHub
3 2 (1.54%) PaaS
3 2 (1.54%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.46%) HTTP
2 8 (6.15%) SSH
3 5 (3.85%) Firewall
3 5 (3.85%) SSL
3 5 (3.85%) Network Security
3 5 (3.85%) Reverse Proxy
4 3 (2.31%) VRRP
4 3 (2.31%) OSPF
4 3 (2.31%) BGP
4 3 (2.31%) SNMP
4 3 (2.31%) Broadband
4 3 (2.31%) DHCP
4 3 (2.31%) Ethernet
5 2 (1.54%) tcpdump
5 2 (1.54%) GPON
5 2 (1.54%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.54%) 802.11
5 2 (1.54%) Intranet
5 2 (1.54%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (40.77%) MySQL
2 18 (13.85%) MongoDB
3 9 (6.92%) Big Data
4 6 (4.62%) NoSQL
5 5 (3.85%) SQL Server
6 3 (2.31%) Amazon Redshift
6 3 (2.31%) HPCC
7 2 (1.54%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.54%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.54%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.77%) Voldemort
8 1 (0.77%) Riak
8 1 (0.77%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 25 (19.23%) Git (software)
2 9 (6.92%) Selenium
3 7 (5.38%) Subversion
3 7 (5.38%) Mercurial
3 7 (5.38%) JIRA
3 7 (5.38%) Cucumber
3 7 (5.38%) Behat
4 5 (3.85%) Xcode
5 2 (1.54%) Bower
5 2 (1.54%) Grunt
6 1 (0.77%) JUnit
6 1 (0.77%) jMock
6 1 (0.77%) Mockito
6 1 (0.77%) Jenkins
General
1 11 (8.46%) Finance
1 11 (8.46%) Marketing
2 7 (5.38%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.85%) Welsh Language
4 4 (3.08%) Advertising
5 3 (2.31%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.54%) Electronics
6 2 (1.54%) Back Office
7 1 (0.77%) Retail
Job Titles
1 94 (72.31%) Developer
2 56 (43.08%) PHP Developer
3 16 (12.31%) Senior Developer
4 14 (10.77%) Analyst
4 14 (10.77%) Web Developer
5 10 (7.69%) Software Developer
5 10 (7.69%) Tester
5 10 (7.69%) QA Tester
6 8 (6.15%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 7 (5.38%) Senior PHP Developer
7 7 (5.38%) QA Analyst
7 7 (5.38%) Software Engineer
7 7 (5.38%) Quality Analyst
7 7 (5.38%) Automated Tester
8 6 (4.62%) Front-End Developer
8 6 (4.62%) Senior Analyst
8 6 (4.62%) Senior Tester
8 6 (4.62%) Senior QA Analyst
8 6 (4.62%) Senior QA Tester
9 5 (3.85%) PHP Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (49.23%) HTML
2 62 (47.69%) CSS
3 37 (28.46%) jQuery
4 35 (26.92%) HTML5
5 23 (17.69%) CSS3
6 17 (13.08%) Zend Framework
7 12 (9.23%) JSON
8 11 (8.46%) XML
8 11 (8.46%) REST
9 9 (6.92%) .NET
10 8 (6.15%) Web Services
11 7 (5.38%) RESTful
11 7 (5.38%) Laravel
11 7 (5.38%) AngularJS
12 6 (4.62%) Sass
13 5 (3.85%) Ajax
13 5 (3.85%) Cocoa
13 5 (3.85%) Cocoa Touch
13 5 (3.85%) Backbone.js
13 5 (3.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.23%) Computer Science
2 9 (6.92%) User Experience
3 7 (5.38%) Data Structures
3 7 (5.38%) Algorithms
4 5 (3.85%) Client/Server
5 4 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.08%) Life Science
6 2 (1.54%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.54%) Social Media
6 2 (1.54%) DTV
6 2 (1.54%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.54%) Grid Computing
7 1 (0.77%) EPoS
7 1 (0.77%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 26 (20.00%) Linux
2 13 (10.00%) Apple iOS
3 8 (6.15%) Android
4 6 (4.62%) Windows
5 4 (3.08%) Windows Mobile
5 4 (3.08%) UNIX
6 3 (2.31%) Ubuntu
6 3 (2.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (29.23%) MVC
2 35 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (24.62%) OOP
4 25 (19.23%) OO
5 21 (16.15%) Web Development
5 21 (16.15%) Scrum
6 13 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
7 10 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (7.69%) Test Automation
7 10 (7.69%) Web Design
8 9 (6.92%) Automated Testing
8 9 (6.92%) E-Commerce
9 8 (6.15%) ETL
9 8 (6.15%) Software Engineering
10 7 (5.38%) Software Testing
10 7 (5.38%) TDD
10 7 (5.38%) Multithreading
10 7 (5.38%) OO PHP
10 7 (5.38%) iOS Development
10 7 (5.38%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 76 (58.46%) JavaScript
2 29 (22.31%) Java
3 27 (20.77%) SQL
4 24 (18.46%) C++
5 20 (15.38%) PHP5
6 19 (14.62%) Python
7 14 (10.77%) C#
8 13 (10.00%) Perl
8 13 (10.00%) Objective-C
9 12 (9.23%) Ruby
10 6 (4.62%) Bash Shell
11 5 (3.85%) C
12 3 (2.31%) Erlang
12 3 (2.31%) PowerShell
12 3 (2.31%) Go
13 2 (1.54%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.77%) Lisp
14 1 (0.77%) Haskell
14 1 (0.77%) Scala
14 1 (0.77%) SystemTap
Qualifications
1 11 (8.46%) Degree
2 7 (5.38%) ISEB
2 7 (5.38%) HND
3 3 (2.31%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (2.31%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (13.08%) QA
2 5 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.54%) Snort
Systems Management
1 3 (2.31%) Nagios
1 3 (2.31%) Zenoss
1 3 (2.31%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (2.31%) Puppet
2 1 (0.77%) cPanel
Vendors
1 25 (19.23%) Zend
2 7 (5.38%) Google
3 6 (4.62%) TOWER Software
4 5 (3.85%) Facebook
4 5 (3.85%) Twitter
5 4 (3.08%) Microsoft
5 4 (3.08%) Apple
5 4 (3.08%) Oracle
6 3 (2.31%) Red Hat
6 3 (2.31%) Adobe
6 3 (2.31%) Cisco
7 2 (1.54%) SAP
7 2 (1.54%) PayPal
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Panoramic Associates Ltd
Posted: 18 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
n-tier selection limited
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Chepstow, South Wales
JustIngredients
Salary: Up to £21,000 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newport, Gwent
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £38000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Cardiff University
Salary: From £31,342 to £37,394 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 Per Annum + Shares + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago