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

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 37 38 63
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +25
Permanent jobs citing PHP 64 52 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 5.37% 5.58% 2.63%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.87% 12.01% 4.50%
Number of salaries quoted 54 49 25
Average salary £35,000 £31,615 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.70% -2.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,650 £25,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £33,500 £36,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
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
589 433 556
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 49.45% 46.46% 58.59%
Number of salaries quoted 510 376 492
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
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 30 March 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 30 March 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 +11 49 £35,000 +16.66% 3
Newport - 5 £40,000 - 1
Bridgend - 2 £28,000 - 1
Torfaen - 1 £35,000 -
PHP
Wales

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 68 (59.65%) JavaScript
2 63 (55.26%) HTML
3 60 (52.63%) CSS
4 49 (42.98%) MySQL
5 34 (29.82%) jQuery
5 34 (29.82%) HTML5
6 33 (28.95%) OOP
7 26 (22.81%) SQL
8 25 (21.93%) C++
8 25 (21.93%) Agile Software Development
9 24 (21.05%) Java
10 23 (20.18%) MVC
11 22 (19.30%) Python
11 22 (19.30%) Zend
12 20 (17.54%) Web Development
13 19 (16.67%) CSS3
13 19 (16.67%) OO
14 18 (15.79%) PHP5
15 17 (14.91%) Linux
16 16 (14.04%) Git (software)
17 15 (13.16%) Marketing
18 14 (12.28%) Scrum
19 13 (11.40%) XML
19 13 (11.40%) Zend Framework
20 11 (9.65%) E-Commerce
20 11 (9.65%) HTTP
20 11 (9.65%) Apache
20 11 (9.65%) Computer Science
20 11 (9.65%) Apple iOS
21 10 (8.77%) REST

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 (9.65%) Apache
2 8 (7.02%) CMS
3 5 (4.39%) WordPress
4 4 (3.51%) Joomla!
5 3 (2.63%) IIS
6 2 (1.75%) JBoss
7 1 (0.88%) Node.js
7 1 (0.88%) concrete5
Applications
1 3 (2.63%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (1.75%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.88%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.88%) Fireworks
3 1 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.88%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.14%) SaaS
2 5 (4.39%) PaaS
3 3 (2.63%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.65%) HTTP
2 6 (5.26%) Firewall
2 6 (5.26%) SSH
2 6 (5.26%) Network Security
3 5 (4.39%) Reverse Proxy
3 5 (4.39%) SSL
3 5 (4.39%) TCP/IP
4 3 (2.63%) tcpdump
5 2 (1.75%) SNMP
5 2 (1.75%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (1.75%) Intranet
6 1 (0.88%) Internet
6 1 (0.88%) OSPF
6 1 (0.88%) BGP
6 1 (0.88%) VRRP
6 1 (0.88%) SAN
6 1 (0.88%) Wireless
6 1 (0.88%) VPN
6 1 (0.88%) DNS
6 1 (0.88%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (42.98%) MySQL
2 9 (7.89%) Big Data
3 8 (7.02%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.75%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.75%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.75%) HPCC
4 2 (1.75%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.75%) MS Access
4 2 (1.75%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 16 (14.04%) Git (software)
2 5 (4.39%) Xcode
3 3 (2.63%) Subversion
3 3 (2.63%) Mercurial
3 3 (2.63%) Selenium
4 2 (1.75%) JIRA
4 2 (1.75%) Cucumber
4 2 (1.75%) Behat
5 1 (0.88%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.88%) Grunt
5 1 (0.88%) PhantomJS
5 1 (0.88%) Bower
5 1 (0.88%) Mocha
General
1 15 (13.16%) Marketing
2 10 (8.77%) Advertising
3 5 (4.39%) Finance
3 5 (4.39%) Welsh Language
4 2 (1.75%) Games
5 1 (0.88%) Retail
5 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 84 (73.68%) Developer
2 44 (38.60%) PHP Developer
3 16 (14.04%) Senior Developer
4 15 (13.16%) Web Developer
5 12 (10.53%) Software Developer
6 10 (8.77%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 9 (7.89%) Programmer
8 7 (6.14%) PHP Programmer
9 6 (5.26%) Senior PHP Developer
9 6 (5.26%) Senior Software Developer
9 6 (5.26%) Analyst
9 6 (5.26%) Software Engineer
10 5 (4.39%) iOS Developer
10 5 (4.39%) Application Security Engineer
10 5 (4.39%) Security Engineer
11 4 (3.51%) Tester
12 3 (2.63%) QA Tester
12 3 (2.63%) DevOps Engineer
12 3 (2.63%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 2 (1.75%) Senior Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (55.26%) HTML
2 60 (52.63%) CSS
3 34 (29.82%) jQuery
3 34 (29.82%) HTML5
4 19 (16.67%) CSS3
5 13 (11.40%) Zend Framework
5 13 (11.40%) XML
6 10 (8.77%) JSON
6 10 (8.77%) REST
7 8 (7.02%) .NET
8 7 (6.14%) Sass
9 5 (4.39%) Cocoa Touch
9 5 (4.39%) PCRE
9 5 (4.39%) Cocoa
9 5 (4.39%) Ajax
10 4 (3.51%) SOAP
10 4 (3.51%) Web Services
10 4 (3.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 2 (1.75%) Android SDK
11 2 (1.75%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.65%) Computer Science
2 7 (6.14%) Data Structures
2 7 (6.14%) Algorithms
3 5 (4.39%) Client/Server
4 4 (3.51%) Life Science
4 4 (3.51%) User Experience
5 3 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.63%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.75%) Grid Computing
7 1 (0.88%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.88%) EPoS
7 1 (0.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 17 (14.91%) Linux
2 11 (9.65%) Apple iOS
3 8 (7.02%) Android
4 5 (4.39%) UNIX
5 4 (3.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (2.63%) Windows
6 3 (2.63%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.88%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.88%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (28.95%) OOP
2 25 (21.93%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (20.18%) MVC
4 20 (17.54%) Web Development
5 19 (16.67%) OO
6 14 (12.28%) Scrum
7 11 (9.65%) E-Commerce
8 8 (7.02%) Responsive Web Design
8 8 (7.02%) iOS Development
9 7 (6.14%) BDD
9 7 (6.14%) Mobile Development
9 7 (6.14%) OOD
9 7 (6.14%) TDD
9 7 (6.14%) Multithreading
10 6 (5.26%) Web Design
10 6 (5.26%) Software Engineering
11 5 (4.39%) OWASP
11 5 (4.39%) UML
11 5 (4.39%) Data Security
11 5 (4.39%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 68 (59.65%) JavaScript
2 26 (22.81%) SQL
3 25 (21.93%) C++
4 24 (21.05%) Java
5 22 (19.30%) Python
6 18 (15.79%) PHP5
7 10 (8.77%) Objective-C
7 10 (8.77%) C#
7 10 (8.77%) Perl
8 8 (7.02%) Ruby
9 5 (4.39%) Bash Shell
9 5 (4.39%) C
10 4 (3.51%) VB.NET
11 3 (2.63%) Erlang
11 3 (2.63%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.88%) Golang
Qualifications
1 9 (7.89%) Degree
2 2 (1.75%) HND
2 2 (1.75%) ISEB
3 1 (0.88%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.88%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.77%) QA
2 5 (4.39%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.75%) Snort
2 1 (0.88%) Squid
2 1 (0.88%) Xen
2 1 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.88%) iptables
2 1 (0.88%) NFS
2 1 (0.88%) Samba
Systems Management
1 3 (2.63%) Nagios
1 3 (2.63%) Zenoss
1 3 (2.63%) Puppet
1 3 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.88%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 22 (19.30%) Zend
2 6 (5.26%) TOWER Software
3 4 (3.51%) Red Hat
3 4 (3.51%) Apple
3 4 (3.51%) Adobe
4 3 (2.63%) Microsoft
4 3 (2.63%) Google
5 2 (1.75%) Facebook
5 2 (1.75%) Twitter
6 1 (0.88%) EMC
6 1 (0.88%) Oracle
6 1 (0.88%) Cisco
6 1 (0.88%) IBM
6 1 (0.88%) VMware
South Wales
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: £25-40K, depending upon experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Vale of Glamorgan
X4 Group
Salary: £23k - 29k per year + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff
IntaPeople
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
ThinkProductivity
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
Cardiff
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
Bridgend
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £24000.00 - £32000.00 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago