Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a PHP Developer was £34,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cardiff during the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP Developer
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 66 76
Rank change year-on-year +6 +10 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a PHP Developer 18 49 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 2.20% 3.55% 2.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.22% 3.61% 2.66%
Number of salaries quoted 16 47 37
Cardiff median annual salary £34,000 £35,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.86% +16.67% -14.29%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,500 £22,950
90th Percentile £45,000 £40,500 £40,200
South Wales median annual salary £34,000 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year +4.62% +8.33% -14.29%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Cardiff
Permanent vacancies in Cardiff with a recognized job title 809 1359 1542
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 99.02% 98.41% 98.66%
Number of salaries quoted 721 1227 1318
Cardiff median annual salary £38,000 £35,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.57% -2.78% +2.86%
10th Percentile £23,500 £22,000 £22,750
90th Percentile £55,000 £55,000 £53,250
South Wales median annual salary £39,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +2.86%

PHP Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

Job postings that featured PHP Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cardiff.

Job vacancy trend for PHP Developer in Cardiff

PHP Developer
Salary Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PHP Developer in Cardiff.

Salary trend for PHP Developer in Cardiff

PHP Developer
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PHP Developer in Cardiff over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for PHP Developer in Cardiff

PHP Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, PHP Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cardiff region featuring PHP Developer in the job title.

1 18 (100.00%) PHP
2 15 (83.33%) JavaScript
3 14 (77.78%) CSS
3 14 (77.78%) HTML
4 10 (55.56%) Laravel
5 9 (50.00%) SQL
6 8 (44.44%) MVC
6 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (38.89%) jQuery
8 6 (33.33%) HTML5
8 6 (33.33%) OOP
8 6 (33.33%) MySQL
8 6 (33.33%) CSS3
9 5 (27.78%) Apache
9 5 (27.78%) Linux
10 4 (22.22%) Ajax
10 4 (22.22%) Web Design
10 4 (22.22%) OO
10 4 (22.22%) XML
10 4 (22.22%) JSON
10 4 (22.22%) Git (software)
10 4 (22.22%) Node.js
10 4 (22.22%) Responsive Web Design
11 3 (16.67%) AngularJS
11 3 (16.67%) SaaS
11 3 (16.67%) Web Development
12 2 (11.11%) SDLC
12 2 (11.11%) Xdebug
12 2 (11.11%) Greenfield Project
12 2 (11.11%) SOLID

PHP Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (27.78%) Apache
2 1 (5.56%) nginx
2 1 (5.56%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) SaaS
2 2 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) MySQL
2 2 (11.11%) MongoDB
2 2 (11.11%) NoSQL
2 2 (11.11%) Redis
3 1 (5.56%) CouchDB
3 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Git (software)
2 2 (11.11%) JMeter
2 2 (11.11%) Selenium
2 2 (11.11%) Xdebug
3 1 (5.56%) Subversion
General
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
1 1 (5.56%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (77.78%) CSS
1 14 (77.78%) HTML
2 10 (55.56%) Laravel
3 7 (38.89%) jQuery
4 6 (33.33%) CSS3
4 6 (33.33%) HTML5
5 4 (22.22%) Ajax
5 4 (22.22%) JSON
5 4 (22.22%) Node.js
5 4 (22.22%) XML
6 3 (16.67%) AngularJS
7 2 (11.11%) Angular 2
7 2 (11.11%) REST
7 2 (11.11%) Sass
7 2 (11.11%) Symfony
8 1 (5.56%) Doctrine
8 1 (5.56%) RESTful
8 1 (5.56%) SOAP
8 1 (5.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (5.56%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (44.44%) MVC
2 6 (33.33%) OOP
3 4 (22.22%) OO
3 4 (22.22%) Responsive Web Design
3 4 (22.22%) Web Design
4 3 (16.67%) Web Development
5 2 (11.11%) Scrum
5 2 (11.11%) SDLC
5 2 (11.11%) SOLID
5 2 (11.11%) TDD
6 1 (5.56%) Analytics
6 1 (5.56%) API Development
6 1 (5.56%) BDD
6 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (5.56%) DevOps
6 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
6 1 (5.56%) Microservices
6 1 (5.56%) Statistics
6 1 (5.56%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) PHP
2 15 (83.33%) JavaScript
3 9 (50.00%) SQL
4 2 (11.11%) PHP 5
5 1 (5.56%) C
5 1 (5.56%) Python
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Varnish
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) Twitter
1 1 (5.56%) Zend