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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 37 34 57
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +23
Permanent jobs citing PHP 75 73 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 5.32% 5.58% 3.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.07% 11.55% 6.38%
Number of salaries quoted 70 70 40
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +20.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,200 £20,000 £22,350
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
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
745 632 690
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 52.87% 48.32% 54.08%
Number of salaries quoted 629 557 634
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £24,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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
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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 -3 66 £35,000 +2.94% 7
West Wales +7 3 £29,000 +5.45% 1
North Wales -7 2 £37,500 +25.00%
PHP
UK

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 83 (57.24%) JavaScript
2 76 (52.41%) HTML
3 62 (42.76%) CSS
4 57 (39.31%) MySQL
5 51 (35.17%) MVC
6 47 (32.41%) Agile Software Development
7 39 (26.90%) Linux
8 38 (26.21%) Degree
8 38 (26.21%) jQuery
9 37 (25.52%) HTML5
10 34 (23.45%) C#
11 32 (22.07%) Computer Science
12 31 (21.38%) OOP
13 30 (20.69%) Telecoms
14 28 (19.31%) Java
15 26 (17.93%) Scrum
16 25 (17.24%) MS Excel
16 25 (17.24%) Web Development
16 25 (17.24%) CSS3
17 23 (15.86%) OO
18 21 (14.48%) SQL
18 21 (14.48%) Microsoft
19 19 (13.10%) Cisco
19 19 (13.10%) MongoDB
19 19 (13.10%) Git (software)
20 18 (12.41%) MS PowerPoint
20 18 (12.41%) OSPF
20 18 (12.41%) BGP
20 18 (12.41%) VRRP
20 18 (12.41%) CCNA

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 12 (8.28%) Node.js
2 7 (4.83%) Apache
3 6 (4.14%) JBoss
4 3 (2.07%) Joomla!
5 2 (1.38%) WordPress
5 2 (1.38%) CMS
6 1 (0.69%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.69%) concrete5
Applications
1 25 (17.24%) MS Excel
2 18 (12.41%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (4.14%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.69%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 8 (5.52%) Magento
2 4 (2.76%) Sage 200
3 2 (1.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.69%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.52%) GitHub
2 6 (4.14%) PaaS
3 2 (1.38%) Sage Pay
4 1 (0.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (12.41%) Broadband
1 18 (12.41%) DHCP
1 18 (12.41%) Ethernet
1 18 (12.41%) OSPF
1 18 (12.41%) BGP
1 18 (12.41%) VRRP
1 18 (12.41%) SNMP
2 16 (11.03%) GPON
2 16 (11.03%) 802.11
3 5 (3.45%) HTTP
4 3 (2.07%) SSH
5 1 (0.69%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.69%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (0.69%) PBX
5 1 (0.69%) tcpdump
5 1 (0.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (39.31%) MySQL
2 19 (13.10%) MongoDB
3 16 (11.03%) Big Data
4 11 (7.59%) SQL Server
5 8 (5.52%) NoSQL
5 8 (5.52%) Amazon Redshift
6 6 (4.14%) Data Mining
7 4 (2.76%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (2.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (1.38%) HPCC
10 1 (0.69%) Riak
10 1 (0.69%) Voldemort
10 1 (0.69%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.69%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.69%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.69%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 19 (13.10%) Git (software)
2 16 (11.03%) Selenium
3 15 (10.34%) Subversion
4 13 (8.97%) Mercurial
5 10 (6.90%) Cucumber
5 10 (6.90%) Behat
5 10 (6.90%) JIRA
6 3 (2.07%) Grunt
6 3 (2.07%) gulp
7 2 (1.38%) Bower
7 2 (1.38%) Dreamweaver
8 1 (0.69%) JUnit
8 1 (0.69%) jMock
8 1 (0.69%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.69%) Mockito
General
1 30 (20.69%) Telecoms
2 16 (11.03%) Back Office
3 13 (8.97%) Advertising
4 10 (6.90%) Marketing
5 8 (5.52%) Finance
6 3 (2.07%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.38%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 92 (63.45%) Developer
2 63 (43.45%) PHP Developer
3 18 (12.41%) NOC Engineer
3 18 (12.41%) Analyst
3 18 (12.41%) Senior NOC Engineer
4 12 (8.28%) Principal Engineer
4 12 (8.28%) Web Developer
5 11 (7.59%) Senior Developer
6 10 (6.90%) Test Analyst
6 10 (6.90%) QA Analyst
6 10 (6.90%) Quality Analyst
7 9 (6.21%) Junior Developer
7 9 (6.21%) QA Tester
7 9 (6.21%) Tester
7 9 (6.21%) Junior
7 9 (6.21%) Software Engineer
8 8 (5.52%) Graduate
8 8 (5.52%) Software Developer
8 8 (5.52%) Senior PHP Developer
8 8 (5.52%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (52.41%) HTML
2 62 (42.76%) CSS
3 38 (26.21%) jQuery
4 37 (25.52%) HTML5
5 25 (17.24%) CSS3
6 16 (11.03%) 802.1X
7 14 (9.66%) AngularJS
7 14 (9.66%) Web Services
8 12 (8.28%) RESTful
8 12 (8.28%) Laravel
9 11 (7.59%) Backbone.js
9 11 (7.59%) Ember.js
9 11 (7.59%) Ajax
10 10 (6.90%) Symfony
10 10 (6.90%) Zend Framework
10 10 (6.90%) .NET
11 9 (6.21%) REST
12 8 (5.52%) SOAP
13 6 (4.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 5 (3.45%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 32 (22.07%) Computer Science
2 14 (9.66%) User Experience
3 4 (2.76%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.07%) Social Media
5 2 (1.38%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.38%) Social Network
5 2 (1.38%) DTV
6 1 (0.69%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.69%) Grid Computing
6 1 (0.69%) Clustering
6 1 (0.69%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.69%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 39 (26.90%) Linux
2 11 (7.59%) UNIX
3 10 (6.90%) Android
4 9 (6.21%) Apple iOS
5 7 (4.83%) Windows
6 3 (2.07%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (35.17%) MVC
2 47 (32.41%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (21.38%) OOP
4 26 (17.93%) Scrum
5 25 (17.24%) Web Development
6 23 (15.86%) OO
7 17 (11.72%) Responsive Web Design
8 16 (11.03%) Automated Testing
8 16 (11.03%) Test Automation
9 15 (10.34%) E-Commerce
10 13 (8.97%) Continuous Integration
11 12 (8.28%) Web Design
11 12 (8.28%) OO PHP
11 12 (8.28%) SDLC
12 10 (6.90%) TDD
12 10 (6.90%) Software Testing
13 9 (6.21%) Data Management
13 9 (6.21%) Software Engineering
14 8 (5.52%) ETL
14 8 (5.52%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 83 (57.24%) JavaScript
2 34 (23.45%) C#
3 28 (19.31%) Java
4 21 (14.48%) SQL
5 18 (12.41%) Python
5 18 (12.41%) Ruby
6 16 (11.03%) C++
7 9 (6.21%) Objective-C
8 8 (5.52%) Perl
9 7 (4.83%) PHP5
10 6 (4.14%) Bash Shell
11 4 (2.76%) Go
11 4 (2.76%) VB.NET
12 3 (2.07%) C
13 1 (0.69%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.69%) VB
13 1 (0.69%) Haskell
13 1 (0.69%) Erlang
13 1 (0.69%) Scala
13 1 (0.69%) VB6
Qualifications
1 38 (26.21%) Degree
2 18 (12.41%) CCNA
2 18 (12.41%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (6.90%) HND
3 10 (6.90%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.97%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.69%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (0.69%) cPanel
Vendors
1 21 (14.48%) Microsoft
2 19 (13.10%) Cisco
3 14 (9.66%) Zend
4 12 (8.28%) Facebook
4 12 (8.28%) Twitter
5 9 (6.21%) Google
6 8 (5.52%) TOWER Software
7 5 (3.45%) Oracle
8 4 (2.76%) Apple
8 4 (2.76%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (2.07%) Adobe
10 2 (1.38%) SAP
10 2 (1.38%) PayPal
11 1 (0.69%) Avaya
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