The table below looks at the statistics for PHP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 28 42 61
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +19
Permanent jobs citing PHP 85 58 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 6.08% 4.73% 2.89%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.78% 10.41% 4.90%
Number of salaries quoted 73 55 35
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 £26,500 £25,500 £27,200
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £34,600 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
PHP
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Programming Languages Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
665 557 734
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 47.60% 45.43% 59.00%
Number of salaries quoted 568 493 651
Average salary £35,500 £34,000 £32,958
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.41% +3.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £41,400 £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 Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing PHP across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

PHP Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

PHP
Salary Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PHP across the Wales region.

PHP Salary Trend in Wales

PHP
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PHP across the Wales region over the 3 months to 21 April 2015.

PHP Salary Histogram in Wales

PHP
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PHP within the Wales region over the 3 months to 21 April 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
South Wales +7 72 £35,000 +10.70% 10
North Wales -4 7 £38,750 +38.39% 1
West Wales +18 5 £30,000 -3.22% 1
PHP
UK

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs across the 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 88 (62.41%) JavaScript
2 79 (56.03%) HTML
3 75 (53.19%) CSS
4 65 (46.10%) MySQL
5 41 (29.08%) HTML5
6 40 (28.37%) jQuery
7 37 (26.24%) SQL
8 35 (24.82%) OOP
9 33 (23.40%) Agile Software Development
10 29 (20.57%) Java
10 29 (20.57%) MVC
11 27 (19.15%) C++
11 27 (19.15%) Web Development
11 27 (19.15%) CSS3
12 24 (17.02%) OO
12 24 (17.02%) Python
13 21 (14.89%) Git (software)
13 21 (14.89%) Zend
14 20 (14.18%) Linux
14 20 (14.18%) .NET
15 19 (13.48%) Scrum
16 18 (12.77%) PHP5
17 16 (11.35%) Computer Science
17 16 (11.35%) Apache
18 15 (10.64%) SQL Server
18 15 (10.64%) MongoDB
19 14 (9.93%) Degree
20 13 (9.22%) Zend Framework
20 13 (9.22%) Marketing
20 13 (9.22%) QA

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs across the 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 16 (11.35%) Apache
2 7 (4.96%) CMS
3 5 (3.55%) Tomcat
4 4 (2.84%) Joomla!
4 4 (2.84%) WordPress
4 4 (2.84%) Node.js
5 3 (2.13%) IIS
6 2 (1.42%) JBoss
7 1 (0.71%) concrete5
7 1 (0.71%) Drupal
Applications
1 6 (4.26%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.84%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (1.42%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.71%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.71%) Agresso
1 1 (0.71%) Magento
1 1 (0.71%) Sage ERP X3
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.67%) SaaS
2 6 (4.26%) GitHub
3 4 (2.84%) PaaS
4 1 (0.71%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 13 (9.22%) HTTP
2 9 (6.38%) Intranet
3 8 (5.67%) Network Security
4 6 (4.26%) SSH
4 6 (4.26%) Firewall
5 5 (3.55%) Reverse Proxy
5 5 (3.55%) TCP/IP
5 5 (3.55%) SSL
6 4 (2.84%) tcpdump
7 3 (2.13%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (2.13%) LAN
8 2 (1.42%) SNMP
8 2 (1.42%) Internet
9 1 (0.71%) OSPF
9 1 (0.71%) BGP
9 1 (0.71%) VRRP
9 1 (0.71%) SAN
9 1 (0.71%) VPN
9 1 (0.71%) DNS
9 1 (0.71%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (46.10%) MySQL
2 15 (10.64%) SQL Server
2 15 (10.64%) MongoDB
3 10 (7.09%) Big Data
4 6 (4.26%) NoSQL
5 5 (3.55%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (3.55%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (1.42%) MS Access
6 2 (1.42%) Data Mining
6 2 (1.42%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.42%) Amazon Redshift
6 2 (1.42%) HPCC
7 1 (0.71%) Riak
7 1 (0.71%) Voldemort
7 1 (0.71%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.71%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 21 (14.89%) Git (software)
2 7 (4.96%) Mercurial
2 7 (4.96%) Subversion
3 6 (4.26%) Selenium
4 5 (3.55%) Cucumber
4 5 (3.55%) Behat
4 5 (3.55%) JIRA
4 5 (3.55%) Xcode
5 2 (1.42%) Grunt
5 2 (1.42%) Bower
6 1 (0.71%) PhantomJS
6 1 (0.71%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.71%) jMock
6 1 (0.71%) JUnit
6 1 (0.71%) Mockito
6 1 (0.71%) Mocha
General
1 13 (9.22%) Marketing
2 9 (6.38%) Advertising
3 6 (4.26%) Finance
4 5 (3.55%) Welsh Language
5 1 (0.71%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.71%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.71%) Games
5 1 (0.71%) Retail
Job Titles
1 104 (73.76%) Developer
2 50 (35.46%) PHP Developer
3 25 (17.73%) Web Developer
4 15 (10.64%) Senior Developer
5 13 (9.22%) Software Developer
6 10 (7.09%) Analyst
6 10 (7.09%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 9 (6.38%) Programmer
7 9 (6.38%) Software Engineer
8 7 (4.96%) Tester
8 7 (4.96%) PHP Programmer
9 6 (4.26%) Senior PHP Developer
9 6 (4.26%) Senior Analyst
9 6 (4.26%) QA Tester
10 5 (3.55%) Senior Software Developer
10 5 (3.55%) Security Engineer
10 5 (3.55%) Senior Tester
10 5 (3.55%) Senior QA Analyst
10 5 (3.55%) Senior QA Tester
10 5 (3.55%) Quality Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (56.03%) HTML
2 75 (53.19%) CSS
3 41 (29.08%) HTML5
4 40 (28.37%) jQuery
5 27 (19.15%) CSS3
6 20 (14.18%) .NET
7 13 (9.22%) XML
7 13 (9.22%) Zend Framework
7 13 (9.22%) REST
8 11 (7.80%) JSON
9 8 (5.67%) Sass
10 7 (4.96%) ASP.NET
11 6 (4.26%) SOAP
11 6 (4.26%) Ajax
12 5 (3.55%) Web Services
12 5 (3.55%) Cocoa Touch
12 5 (3.55%) Cocoa
12 5 (3.55%) RESTful
12 5 (3.55%) PCRE
13 4 (2.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.35%) Computer Science
2 9 (6.38%) User Experience
3 8 (5.67%) Data Structures
3 8 (5.67%) Algorithms
4 6 (4.26%) Mobile App
5 5 (3.55%) Client/Server
6 4 (2.84%) Life Science
7 3 (2.13%) Grid Computing
7 3 (2.13%) Clustering
7 3 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.71%) Statistics
8 1 (0.71%) EPoS
8 1 (0.71%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.71%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.71%) Open Source
8 1 (0.71%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 20 (14.18%) Linux
2 10 (7.09%) Apple iOS
3 7 (4.96%) Android
4 5 (3.55%) UNIX
5 4 (2.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (2.13%) Windows
6 3 (2.13%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.71%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.71%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (24.82%) OOP
2 33 (23.40%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (20.57%) MVC
4 27 (19.15%) Web Development
5 24 (17.02%) OO
6 19 (13.48%) Scrum
7 11 (7.80%) Responsive Web Design
8 10 (7.09%) E-Commerce
8 10 (7.09%) Software Engineering
9 9 (6.38%) TDD
10 8 (5.67%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (5.67%) ETL
10 8 (5.67%) Web Design
10 8 (5.67%) BDD
10 8 (5.67%) Mobile Development
11 7 (4.96%) iOS Development
11 7 (4.96%) OO PHP
11 7 (4.96%) Test Automation
11 7 (4.96%) Multithreading
12 6 (4.26%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 88 (62.41%) JavaScript
2 37 (26.24%) SQL
3 29 (20.57%) Java
4 27 (19.15%) C++
5 24 (17.02%) Python
6 18 (12.77%) PHP5
7 13 (9.22%) C#
8 12 (8.51%) Perl
9 11 (7.80%) Ruby
10 10 (7.09%) Objective-C
11 8 (5.67%) VB.NET
12 6 (4.26%) C
13 5 (3.55%) T-SQL
13 5 (3.55%) Bash Shell
14 4 (2.84%) Erlang
14 4 (2.84%) VB
14 4 (2.84%) VB6
15 3 (2.13%) PowerShell
15 3 (2.13%) Golang
16 1 (0.71%) SystemTap
Qualifications
1 14 (9.93%) Degree
2 5 (3.55%) HND
2 5 (3.55%) ISEB
3 1 (0.71%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.71%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (9.22%) QA
2 5 (3.55%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (2.13%) Snort
2 1 (0.71%) Squid
2 1 (0.71%) Xen
2 1 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.71%) iptables
2 1 (0.71%) NFS
2 1 (0.71%) Samba
Systems Management
1 3 (2.13%) Zenoss
1 3 (2.13%) Puppet
1 3 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (2.13%) Nagios
2 1 (0.71%) ZABBIX
2 1 (0.71%) cPanel
Vendors
1 21 (14.89%) Zend
2 7 (4.96%) TOWER Software
2 7 (4.96%) Google
2 7 (4.96%) Microsoft
3 5 (3.55%) Apple
3 5 (3.55%) Oracle
3 5 (3.55%) Facebook
3 5 (3.55%) Twitter
4 4 (2.84%) Red Hat
5 3 (2.13%) Adobe
6 2 (1.42%) SAP
7 1 (0.71%) Cisco
7 1 (0.71%) IBM
7 1 (0.71%) EMC
7 1 (0.71%) Sage
7 1 (0.71%) VMware
7 1 (0.71%) PayPal
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 Per Annum Shares + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
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Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: 25000-30000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £25000 per annum
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Newport, Gwent
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Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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People Source Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £25000 - £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 days ago
South Wales
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Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + DOE
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