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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 38 56 46
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -10
Permanent jobs citing PHP 55 38 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 5.00% 3.38% 3.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.24% 6.48% 7.89%
Number of salaries quoted 53 34 27
Average salary £34,000 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £37,500 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+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
537 586 431
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 48.77% 52.09% 48.26%
Number of salaries quoted 491 539 391
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014. 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 -3 41 £34,500 +11.29% 5
Newport +11 4 £40,000 +33.33%
Torfaen - 4 £40,000 -
Bridgend +12 3 £27,500 -
Caerphilly - 1 £47,500 - 1
PHP
Wales

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 60 (70.59%) HTML
2 54 (63.53%) JavaScript
3 53 (62.35%) CSS
4 44 (51.76%) Java
5 37 (43.53%) jQuery
6 35 (41.18%) C#
6 35 (41.18%) SQL Server
7 32 (37.65%) .NET
8 28 (32.94%) MVC
9 22 (25.88%) OO
10 21 (24.71%) Microsoft
11 20 (23.53%) SQL
11 20 (23.53%) .NET Framework
12 19 (22.35%) ASP.NET
13 18 (21.18%) MySQL
14 17 (20.00%) XML
14 17 (20.00%) Linux
14 17 (20.00%) XHTML
14 17 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
15 16 (18.82%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 15 (17.65%) HTML5
16 15 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
17 12 (14.12%) TDD
18 11 (12.94%) C++
18 11 (12.94%) Web Development
19 10 (11.76%) Spring
19 10 (11.76%) Software Engineering
19 10 (11.76%) OOP
19 10 (11.76%) REST
20 9 (10.59%) Git (software)

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 9 (10.59%) CMS
2 5 (5.88%) Drupal
2 5 (5.88%) WordPress
3 4 (4.71%) Node.js
3 4 (4.71%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (3.53%) Umbraco
4 3 (3.53%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.35%) Apache
5 2 (2.35%) Joomla!
5 2 (2.35%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (2.35%) concrete5
Applications
1 1 (1.18%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.71%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (4.71%) GitHub
1 4 (4.71%) Basecamp
1 4 (4.71%) Trello
2 2 (2.35%) SaaS
2 2 (2.35%) Office 365
3 1 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.53%) Intranet
2 2 (2.35%) HTTP
3 1 (1.18%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.18%) SSL
3 1 (1.18%) Internet
3 1 (1.18%) Firewall
3 1 (1.18%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (41.18%) SQL Server
2 18 (21.18%) MySQL
3 9 (10.59%) Relational Database
4 7 (8.24%) Big Data
5 5 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (4.71%) Hadoop
6 4 (4.71%) CouchDB
6 4 (4.71%) MongoDB
6 4 (4.71%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.18%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.18%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (10.59%) Git (software)
2 6 (7.06%) Eclipse
3 5 (5.88%) Visual Studio
3 5 (5.88%) Jenkins
4 4 (4.71%) Apache Ivy
4 4 (4.71%) MSTest
4 4 (4.71%) PHPUnit
4 4 (4.71%) Moq
4 4 (4.71%) Mockito
4 4 (4.71%) Behat
4 4 (4.71%) Gradle
4 4 (4.71%) JUnit
4 4 (4.71%) NUnit
4 4 (4.71%) Subversion
5 2 (2.35%) Xcode
6 1 (1.18%) Maven
6 1 (1.18%) Selenium
6 1 (1.18%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (3.53%) Back Office
2 2 (2.35%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.35%) Advertising
2 2 (2.35%) Retail
2 2 (2.35%) Marketing
3 1 (1.18%) Welsh Language
3 1 (1.18%) Games
3 1 (1.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 78 (91.76%) Developer
2 26 (30.59%) PHP Developer
3 17 (20.00%) Java Developer
4 12 (14.12%) Web Developer
5 9 (10.59%) Software Developer
5 9 (10.59%) .NET Developer
6 6 (7.06%) C# Developer
6 6 (7.06%) Front-End Developer
6 6 (7.06%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (5.88%) Senior Developer
8 4 (4.71%) Drupal Developer
9 3 (3.53%) Software Engineer
9 3 (3.53%) PHP MySQL Developer
10 2 (2.35%) Graduate
10 2 (2.35%) Programmer
10 2 (2.35%) Development Manager
10 2 (2.35%) Systems Developer
10 2 (2.35%) Software Development Manager
10 2 (2.35%) Graduate Programmer
10 2 (2.35%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (70.59%) HTML
2 53 (62.35%) CSS
3 37 (43.53%) jQuery
4 32 (37.65%) .NET
5 20 (23.53%) .NET Framework
6 19 (22.35%) ASP.NET
7 17 (20.00%) XML
7 17 (20.00%) XHTML
7 17 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 16 (18.82%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 15 (17.65%) HTML5
10 10 (11.76%) REST
10 10 (11.76%) Spring
11 8 (9.41%) Symfony
12 7 (8.24%) LAMP
13 6 (7.06%) SOAP
13 6 (7.06%) JSON
13 6 (7.06%) WCF
13 6 (7.06%) WinForms
13 6 (7.06%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.06%) Open Source
2 5 (5.88%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.53%) Social Network
4 2 (2.35%) iPhone
4 2 (2.35%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.18%) GIS
5 1 (1.18%) Social Media
5 1 (1.18%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 17 (20.00%) Linux
2 2 (2.35%) Android
2 2 (2.35%) Mac OS
2 2 (2.35%) Apple iOS
2 2 (2.35%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (32.94%) MVC
2 22 (25.88%) OO
3 15 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (14.12%) TDD
5 11 (12.94%) Web Development
6 10 (11.76%) OOP
6 10 (11.76%) Software Engineering
7 7 (8.24%) E-Commerce
7 7 (8.24%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (7.06%) Scrum
9 5 (5.88%) Content Management
9 5 (5.88%) SEO
9 5 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (4.71%) Release Management
11 3 (3.53%) Project Management
12 2 (2.35%) Service Delivery
12 2 (2.35%) Logistics
12 2 (2.35%) Test Automation
12 2 (2.35%) BDD
12 2 (2.35%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 54 (63.53%) JavaScript
2 44 (51.76%) Java
3 35 (41.18%) C#
4 20 (23.53%) SQL
5 11 (12.94%) C++
6 7 (8.24%) PHP5
7 4 (4.71%) Groovy
7 4 (4.71%) Python
8 3 (3.53%) Ruby
8 3 (3.53%) Perl
9 2 (2.35%) C
9 2 (2.35%) VB.NET
9 2 (2.35%) Objective-C
9 2 (2.35%) Erlang
10 1 (1.18%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.18%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (7.06%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.35%) QA
2 1 (1.18%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.18%) SLA
Vendors
1 21 (24.71%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.24%) Zend
3 5 (5.88%) Facebook
3 5 (5.88%) Twitter
4 4 (4.71%) Google
5 1 (1.18%) Oracle
5 1 (1.18%) Apple
5 1 (1.18%) TOWER Software
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