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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 33 64 56
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -8
Permanent jobs citing PHP 72 42 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 5.38% 3.24% 3.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.50% 7.02% 6.17%
Number of salaries quoted 70 41 39
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,450 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £33,000
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
626 598 729
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 46.79% 46.18% 58.18%
Number of salaries quoted 544 539 660
Average salary £36,000 £34,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +35 66 £32,500 -3.70% 8
West Wales +16 3 £30,000 +7.14% 2
North Wales -5 2 £40,000 +40.35%
PHP
UK

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 91 (60.26%) JavaScript
2 79 (52.32%) HTML
3 75 (49.67%) CSS
4 64 (42.38%) MySQL
5 42 (27.81%) HTML5
6 41 (27.15%) MVC
7 40 (26.49%) jQuery
8 37 (24.50%) Agile Software Development
9 34 (22.52%) SQL
10 33 (21.85%) OOP
11 30 (19.87%) CSS3
12 29 (19.21%) Java
13 28 (18.54%) Web Development
14 27 (17.88%) Linux
15 26 (17.22%) OO
15 26 (17.22%) Git (software)
16 25 (16.56%) Zend
17 24 (15.89%) C++
18 22 (14.57%) Scrum
19 21 (13.91%) PHP5
20 20 (13.25%) .NET
21 19 (12.58%) Apache
21 19 (12.58%) Python
21 19 (12.58%) MongoDB
22 17 (11.26%) Zend Framework
22 17 (11.26%) QA
22 17 (11.26%) Computer Science
23 16 (10.60%) Degree
23 16 (10.60%) SQL Server
24 14 (9.27%) C#

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 19 (12.58%) Apache
2 7 (4.64%) Node.js
3 5 (3.31%) Tomcat
3 5 (3.31%) CMS
4 3 (1.99%) IIS
4 3 (1.99%) Joomla!
5 2 (1.32%) concrete5
5 2 (1.32%) WordPress
5 2 (1.32%) JBoss
6 1 (0.66%) Drupal
Applications
1 9 (5.96%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.65%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (1.99%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.32%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.66%) Sage ERP X3
2 1 (0.66%) Agresso
2 1 (0.66%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.64%) SaaS
1 7 (4.64%) GitHub
2 2 (1.32%) PaaS
2 2 (1.32%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 12 (7.95%) HTTP
2 9 (5.96%) Intranet
3 8 (5.30%) SSH
4 7 (4.64%) Network Security
5 5 (3.31%) SSL
5 5 (3.31%) Firewall
5 5 (3.31%) Reverse Proxy
6 3 (1.99%) Broadband
6 3 (1.99%) DHCP
6 3 (1.99%) Ethernet
6 3 (1.99%) SNMP
6 3 (1.99%) VRRP
6 3 (1.99%) OSPF
6 3 (1.99%) BGP
7 2 (1.32%) GPON
7 2 (1.32%) tcpdump
7 2 (1.32%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (1.32%) 802.11
7 2 (1.32%) Internet
7 2 (1.32%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (42.38%) MySQL
2 19 (12.58%) MongoDB
3 16 (10.60%) SQL Server
4 9 (5.96%) Big Data
5 7 (4.64%) NoSQL
5 7 (4.64%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (3.31%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (1.99%) Amazon Redshift
7 3 (1.99%) HPCC
8 2 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.32%) Data Mining
8 2 (1.32%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.66%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.66%) Riak
9 1 (0.66%) Voldemort
9 1 (0.66%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 26 (17.22%) Git (software)
2 9 (5.96%) Selenium
3 8 (5.30%) Subversion
3 8 (5.30%) Mercurial
4 7 (4.64%) Cucumber
4 7 (4.64%) Behat
4 7 (4.64%) JIRA
5 5 (3.31%) Xcode
6 2 (1.32%) Bower
6 2 (1.32%) Grunt
7 1 (0.66%) JUnit
7 1 (0.66%) jMock
7 1 (0.66%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.66%) Mockito
General
1 11 (7.28%) Finance
1 11 (7.28%) Marketing
2 7 (4.64%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.31%) Welsh Language
4 4 (2.65%) Advertising
5 3 (1.99%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.32%) Electronics
6 2 (1.32%) Back Office
7 1 (0.66%) Retail
Job Titles
1 114 (75.50%) Developer
2 60 (39.74%) PHP Developer
3 25 (16.56%) Web Developer
4 16 (10.60%) Senior Developer
5 15 (9.93%) Analyst
6 11 (7.28%) Software Developer
7 10 (6.62%) Tester
7 10 (6.62%) QA Tester
8 8 (5.30%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 7 (4.64%) Software Engineer
9 7 (4.64%) Senior Analyst
9 7 (4.64%) Automated Tester
9 7 (4.64%) Quality Analyst
9 7 (4.64%) Senior PHP Developer
9 7 (4.64%) QA Analyst
10 6 (3.97%) Senior QA Analyst
10 6 (3.97%) Senior QA Tester
10 6 (3.97%) Front-End Developer
10 6 (3.97%) Senior Tester
11 5 (3.31%) Application Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (52.32%) HTML
2 75 (49.67%) CSS
3 42 (27.81%) HTML5
4 40 (26.49%) jQuery
5 30 (19.87%) CSS3
6 20 (13.25%) .NET
7 17 (11.26%) Zend Framework
8 12 (7.95%) REST
8 12 (7.95%) JSON
8 12 (7.95%) XML
9 8 (5.30%) Laravel
9 8 (5.30%) Web Services
10 7 (4.64%) ASP.NET
10 7 (4.64%) RESTful
10 7 (4.64%) AngularJS
11 6 (3.97%) Ajax
11 6 (3.97%) Sass
12 5 (3.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 5 (3.31%) PCRE
12 5 (3.31%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (11.26%) Computer Science
2 11 (7.28%) User Experience
3 7 (4.64%) Data Structures
3 7 (4.64%) Algorithms
4 6 (3.97%) Mobile App
5 5 (3.31%) Client/Server
6 4 (2.65%) Life Science
6 4 (2.65%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.99%) Clustering
7 3 (1.99%) Social Media
8 2 (1.32%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.32%) DTV
8 2 (1.32%) Grid Computing
9 1 (0.66%) EPoS
9 1 (0.66%) Statistics
9 1 (0.66%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 27 (17.88%) Linux
2 13 (8.61%) Apple iOS
3 8 (5.30%) Android
4 6 (3.97%) Windows
5 4 (2.65%) Windows Mobile
5 4 (2.65%) UNIX
6 3 (1.99%) Ubuntu
6 3 (1.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (27.15%) MVC
2 37 (24.50%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (21.85%) OOP
4 28 (18.54%) Web Development
5 26 (17.22%) OO
6 22 (14.57%) Scrum
7 13 (8.61%) Responsive Web Design
8 10 (6.62%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (6.62%) Test Automation
8 10 (6.62%) Web Design
9 9 (5.96%) E-Commerce
9 9 (5.96%) Automated Testing
10 8 (5.30%) Software Engineering
10 8 (5.30%) ETL
10 8 (5.30%) Mobile Development
10 8 (5.30%) OO PHP
11 7 (4.64%) iOS Development
11 7 (4.64%) TDD
11 7 (4.64%) Software Testing
11 7 (4.64%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 91 (60.26%) JavaScript
2 34 (22.52%) SQL
3 29 (19.21%) Java
4 24 (15.89%) C++
5 21 (13.91%) PHP5
6 19 (12.58%) Python
7 14 (9.27%) C#
8 13 (8.61%) Perl
8 13 (8.61%) Objective-C
9 12 (7.95%) Ruby
10 6 (3.97%) Bash Shell
10 6 (3.97%) VB.NET
11 5 (3.31%) T-SQL
11 5 (3.31%) C
12 4 (2.65%) VB6
12 4 (2.65%) VB
13 3 (1.99%) Go
13 3 (1.99%) Erlang
13 3 (1.99%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.66%) SystemTap
Qualifications
1 16 (10.60%) Degree
2 7 (4.64%) HND
2 7 (4.64%) ISEB
3 3 (1.99%) CCNA
3 3 (1.99%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (11.26%) QA
2 5 (3.31%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.32%) Snort
Systems Management
1 3 (1.99%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (1.99%) Nagios
1 3 (1.99%) Puppet
1 3 (1.99%) Zenoss
2 1 (0.66%) cPanel
Vendors
1 25 (16.56%) Zend
2 9 (5.96%) Microsoft
3 8 (5.30%) Google
4 6 (3.97%) Facebook
4 6 (3.97%) Twitter
4 6 (3.97%) TOWER Software
4 6 (3.97%) Oracle
5 5 (3.31%) Apple
6 4 (2.65%) SAP
7 3 (1.99%) Cisco
7 3 (1.99%) Adobe
7 3 (1.99%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.32%) PayPal
9 1 (0.66%) Sage
Wales
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Salary: £25000 - £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
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Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum
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