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

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 37 30 60
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +30
Permanent jobs citing PHP 70 51 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 5.82% 6.09% 2.51%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.57% 13.32% 4.34%
Number of salaries quoted 60 48 24
Average salary £35,000 £31,615 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.70% -9.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,600 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,750 £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
662 383 553
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 55.07% 45.76% 57.85%
Number of salaries quoted 583 332 480
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £43,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

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 4 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 4 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 +3 53 £35,000 +16.66% 7
Newport - 5 £27,500 - 1
Torfaen - 1 £35,000 -
PHP
Wales

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 4 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 67 (53.17%) HTML
2 66 (52.38%) JavaScript
3 64 (50.79%) CSS
4 47 (37.30%) MySQL
5 44 (34.92%) jQuery
6 42 (33.33%) HTML5
7 35 (27.78%) Java
8 34 (26.98%) SQL
8 34 (26.98%) OOP
9 32 (25.40%) Agile Software Development
10 30 (23.81%) MVC
10 30 (23.81%) C++
11 25 (19.84%) CSS3
12 22 (17.46%) Python
13 21 (16.67%) OO
13 21 (16.67%) Web Development
14 20 (15.87%) Zend
15 19 (15.08%) Git (software)
15 19 (15.08%) Linux
16 17 (13.49%) XML
16 17 (13.49%) Apache
17 16 (12.70%) PHP5
18 15 (11.90%) Marketing
18 15 (11.90%) Scrum
19 14 (11.11%) C#
19 14 (11.11%) JSON
20 13 (10.32%) Responsive Web Design
21 12 (9.52%) Zend Framework
21 12 (9.52%) HTTP
21 12 (9.52%) TDD

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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 17 (13.49%) Apache
2 8 (6.35%) CMS
3 5 (3.97%) WordPress
4 4 (3.17%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (3.17%) Node.js
4 4 (3.17%) Joomla!
5 3 (2.38%) IIS
6 1 (0.79%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (0.79%) Oracle 10gAS
6 1 (0.79%) concrete5
Applications
1 3 (2.38%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (1.59%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.79%) Fireworks
3 1 (0.79%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.79%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (0.79%) Magento
1 1 (0.79%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.35%) SaaS
2 5 (3.97%) PaaS
3 4 (3.17%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (2.38%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 12 (9.52%) HTTP
2 6 (4.76%) Network Security
2 6 (4.76%) TCP/IP
2 6 (4.76%) Intranet
2 6 (4.76%) SSH
2 6 (4.76%) Firewall
3 5 (3.97%) SSL
3 5 (3.97%) Reverse Proxy
4 4 (3.17%) tcpdump
5 3 (2.38%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.79%) Wireless
6 1 (0.79%) VPN
6 1 (0.79%) DNS
6 1 (0.79%) SAN
6 1 (0.79%) Internet
6 1 (0.79%) LAN
6 1 (0.79%) WAN
6 1 (0.79%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.79%) SNMP
6 1 (0.79%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (37.30%) MySQL
2 10 (7.94%) MongoDB
3 8 (6.35%) Big Data
4 6 (4.76%) SQL Server
5 4 (3.17%) Hadoop
5 4 (3.17%) CouchDB
5 4 (3.17%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.59%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.59%) MS Access
6 2 (1.59%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.79%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.79%) HPCC
Development Applications
1 19 (15.08%) Git (software)
2 7 (5.56%) Jenkins
3 5 (3.97%) Xcode
4 4 (3.17%) Apache Ivy
4 4 (3.17%) Spock
4 4 (3.17%) Gradle
4 4 (3.17%) Mockito
4 4 (3.17%) JUnit
5 3 (2.38%) Selenium
6 2 (1.59%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.59%) Maven
7 1 (0.79%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.79%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.79%) Mocha
7 1 (0.79%) MorphX
7 1 (0.79%) PhantomJS
General
1 15 (11.90%) Marketing
2 10 (7.94%) Advertising
3 7 (5.56%) Finance
4 5 (3.97%) Welsh Language
5 2 (1.59%) Games
6 1 (0.79%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 97 (76.98%) Developer
2 44 (34.92%) PHP Developer
3 17 (13.49%) Senior Developer
4 16 (12.70%) Web Developer
5 14 (11.11%) Software Developer
6 11 (8.73%) Java Developer
7 10 (7.94%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 9 (7.14%) Programmer
9 7 (5.56%) Senior Software Developer
9 7 (5.56%) PHP Programmer
10 6 (4.76%) Senior PHP Developer
10 6 (4.76%) Software Engineer
10 6 (4.76%) Analyst
11 5 (3.97%) Security Engineer
11 5 (3.97%) iOS Developer
12 3 (2.38%) DevOps Engineer
12 3 (2.38%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 2 (1.59%) Senior Android Developer
13 2 (1.59%) Designer
13 2 (1.59%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (53.17%) HTML
2 64 (50.79%) CSS
3 44 (34.92%) jQuery
4 42 (33.33%) HTML5
5 25 (19.84%) CSS3
6 17 (13.49%) XML
7 14 (11.11%) JSON
8 12 (9.52%) Zend Framework
9 11 (8.73%) Ajax
9 11 (8.73%) REST
10 7 (5.56%) .NET
11 6 (4.76%) Sass
11 6 (4.76%) Spring
12 5 (3.97%) Cocoa
12 5 (3.97%) Cocoa Touch
13 4 (3.17%) Apache Cordova
13 4 (3.17%) Yii
13 4 (3.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 4 (3.17%) D3.js
13 4 (3.17%) Grails
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.73%) Computer Science
2 8 (6.35%) Data Structures
2 8 (6.35%) Algorithms
3 5 (3.97%) Client/Server
4 4 (3.17%) Life Science
5 3 (2.38%) Grid Computing
5 3 (2.38%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.59%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.79%) EPoS
7 1 (0.79%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.79%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 19 (15.08%) Linux
2 9 (7.14%) UNIX
2 9 (7.14%) Apple iOS
3 6 (4.76%) Android
4 4 (3.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (2.38%) Ubuntu
6 2 (1.59%) Windows
7 1 (0.79%) CentOS
7 1 (0.79%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (26.98%) OOP
2 32 (25.40%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (23.81%) MVC
4 21 (16.67%) OO
4 21 (16.67%) Web Development
5 15 (11.90%) Scrum
6 13 (10.32%) Responsive Web Design
7 12 (9.52%) TDD
7 12 (9.52%) Web Design
8 11 (8.73%) E-Commerce
9 10 (7.94%) BDD
10 9 (7.14%) Software Engineering
10 9 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (6.35%) iOS Development
12 7 (5.56%) OOD
13 6 (4.76%) ETL
14 5 (3.97%) Data Security
14 5 (3.97%) UML
14 5 (3.97%) OWASP
14 5 (3.97%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 66 (52.38%) JavaScript
2 35 (27.78%) Java
3 34 (26.98%) SQL
4 30 (23.81%) C++
5 22 (17.46%) Python
6 16 (12.70%) PHP5
7 14 (11.11%) C#
8 10 (7.94%) Perl
9 8 (6.35%) Ruby
9 8 (6.35%) Objective-C
10 6 (4.76%) Erlang
11 5 (3.97%) C
11 5 (3.97%) Bash Shell
12 4 (3.17%) Groovy
13 3 (2.38%) PowerShell
14 2 (1.59%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.79%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.79%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.79%) X++
Qualifications
1 10 (7.94%) VCP4
2 6 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.35%) QA
2 5 (3.97%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (2.38%) Snort
2 1 (0.79%) Samba
2 1 (0.79%) NFS
2 1 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.79%) Squid
2 1 (0.79%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (2.38%) Nagios
1 3 (2.38%) Zenoss
1 3 (2.38%) Puppet
1 3 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.79%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 20 (15.87%) Zend
2 7 (5.56%) TOWER Software
3 4 (3.17%) Red Hat
3 4 (3.17%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.17%) Adobe
4 3 (2.38%) Apple
5 2 (1.59%) Oracle
6 1 (0.79%) VMware
6 1 (0.79%) EMC
6 1 (0.79%) IBM
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £200,000 per annum No Tax, Relocation, Benefits, Bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: Competitive + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Tank Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff
People Source
Salary: £33000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Newport
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £0.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago