Period
to 18 September 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for PHP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited PHP over the 6 months to 18 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
18 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 30 43 30
Rank change year-on-year +13 -13 0
Permanent jobs citing PHP 74 57 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 6.27% 5.22% 6.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.82% 9.63% 12.56%
Number of salaries quoted 68 52 51
Cardiff median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £22,100 £25,750
90th Percentile £59,125 £50,000 £62,500
South Wales median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% - +14.29%

PHP is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Cardiff
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 626 592 438
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 53.05% 54.16% 48.61%
Number of salaries quoted 546 511 404
Cardiff median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +5.96% +0.67%
10th Percentile £28,875 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £65,000 £54,080
South Wales median annual salary £41,000 £42,500 £39,750
% change year-on-year -3.53% +6.92% +6.00%

PHP
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

Job postings citing PHP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cardiff.

Job vacancy trend for PHP in Cardiff

PHP
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

Salary trend for PHP in Cardiff

PHP
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PHP in Cardiff over the 6 months to 18 September 2019.

Salary histogram for PHP in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 18 September 2019, IT jobs citing PHP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for PHP.

1 36 (48.65%) JavaScript
2 33 (44.59%) MySQL
3 31 (41.89%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (39.19%) Laravel
5 24 (32.43%) Git (software)
5 24 (32.43%) Mentoring
6 22 (29.73%) HTML
7 21 (28.38%) Python
8 20 (27.03%) Java
9 16 (21.62%) OO
9 16 (21.62%) Scrum
10 15 (20.27%) .NET
10 15 (20.27%) Web Development
10 15 (20.27%) Docker
11 14 (18.92%) Coaching
11 14 (18.92%) CSS
12 13 (17.57%) SQL
12 13 (17.57%) Linux
12 13 (17.57%) Vue.js
13 12 (16.22%) React
13 12 (16.22%) MVC
13 12 (16.22%) OOP
13 12 (16.22%) TDD
14 11 (14.86%) WordPress
15 10 (13.51%) SDLC
15 10 (13.51%) Relational Database
16 9 (12.16%) Software Engineering
16 9 (12.16%) C++
16 9 (12.16%) LAMP
16 9 (12.16%) Project Management

PHP
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 11 (14.86%) WordPress
2 8 (10.81%) CMS
3 6 (8.11%) Apache
4 4 (5.41%) Drupal
5 1 (1.35%) Confluence
5 1 (1.35%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.05%) Magento
2 2 (2.70%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.81%) AWS
2 3 (4.05%) Serverless
3 2 (2.70%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (1.35%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.35%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (1.35%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.35%) BrowserStack
4 1 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.35%) GitHub
4 1 (1.35%) SaaS
4 1 (1.35%) Slack
4 1 (1.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.70%) DNS
1 2 (2.70%) Firewall
1 2 (2.70%) FTP
1 2 (2.70%) SSH
1 2 (2.70%) SSL
1 2 (2.70%) VPN
2 1 (1.35%) Intranet
2 1 (1.35%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (44.59%) MySQL
2 10 (13.51%) Relational Database
3 5 (6.76%) Big Data
4 4 (5.41%) NoSQL
5 3 (4.05%) SQL Server
6 2 (2.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.70%) GIS
7 1 (1.35%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.35%) HPCC
7 1 (1.35%) JasperReports
7 1 (1.35%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.35%) Redis
7 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 24 (32.43%) Git (software)
2 8 (10.81%) Jenkins
3 7 (9.46%) Selenium
4 4 (5.41%) JIRA
4 4 (5.41%) Subversion
4 4 (5.41%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (4.05%) GitLab
5 3 (4.05%) PHPUnit
6 2 (2.70%) Cucumber
6 2 (2.70%) git-flow
6 2 (2.70%) webpack
7 1 (1.35%) Bitbucket
7 1 (1.35%) JMeter
7 1 (1.35%) Vagrant
7 1 (1.35%) Xdebug
General
1 6 (8.11%) Finance
2 3 (4.05%) Banking
3 2 (2.70%) Games
3 2 (2.70%) Marketing
3 2 (2.70%) Retail
4 1 (1.35%) Advertising
4 1 (1.35%) Automotive
4 1 (1.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 57 (77.03%) Developer
2 25 (33.78%) PHP Developer
3 16 (21.62%) Software Developer
4 13 (17.57%) Senior Developer
5 9 (12.16%) Lead Developer
6 8 (10.81%) Senior Software Developer
6 8 (10.81%) Web Developer
7 6 (8.11%) Senior PHP Developer
8 5 (6.76%) Software Engineer
9 4 (5.41%) Development Manager
10 3 (4.05%) Full Stack Developer
10 3 (4.05%) Lead Software Engineer
10 3 (4.05%) PHP Software Engineer
11 2 (2.70%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 2 (2.70%) Lead PHP Developer
11 2 (2.70%) Lead Software Developer
11 2 (2.70%) Linux Administrator
11 2 (2.70%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 2 (2.70%) Technical Leader
11 2 (2.70%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (39.19%) Laravel
2 22 (29.73%) HTML
3 15 (20.27%) .NET
4 14 (18.92%) CSS
5 13 (17.57%) Vue.js
6 12 (16.22%) React
7 9 (12.16%) LAMP
8 8 (10.81%) Django
9 6 (8.11%) jQuery
9 6 (8.11%) Symfony
9 6 (8.11%) Web Services
10 5 (6.76%) AngularJS
10 5 (6.76%) Doctrine
10 5 (6.76%) HTML5
10 5 (6.76%) RESTful
11 4 (5.41%) .NET Framework
11 4 (5.41%) CakePHP
11 4 (5.41%) Sass
11 4 (5.41%) Spring
12 3 (4.05%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.11%) Self-Motivation
2 4 (5.41%) Mobile App
3 3 (4.05%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.70%) Analytical Mindset
4 2 (2.70%) Clustering
4 2 (2.70%) User Experience
5 1 (1.35%) Animation
5 1 (1.35%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.35%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 13 (17.57%) Linux
2 2 (2.70%) Android
2 2 (2.70%) Apple iOS
2 2 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.35%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (41.89%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (32.43%) Mentoring
3 16 (21.62%) OO
3 16 (21.62%) Scrum
4 15 (20.27%) Web Development
5 14 (18.92%) Coaching
6 12 (16.22%) MVC
6 12 (16.22%) OOP
6 12 (16.22%) TDD
7 10 (13.51%) SDLC
8 9 (12.16%) Project Management
8 9 (12.16%) Software Engineering
9 8 (10.81%) SOLID
10 7 (9.46%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (9.46%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (9.46%) Technical Leadership
11 6 (8.11%) Test Automation
12 5 (6.76%) OOD
12 5 (6.76%) Sprint Planning
13 4 (5.41%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (48.65%) JavaScript
2 21 (28.38%) Python
3 20 (27.03%) Java
4 13 (17.57%) SQL
5 9 (12.16%) C++
6 7 (9.46%) C#
7 2 (2.70%) C
7 2 (2.70%) Ruby
8 1 (1.35%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.35%) Groovy
8 1 (1.35%) PHP 5
8 1 (1.35%) PHP 7
8 1 (1.35%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.35%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.35%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (2.70%) RHCE
2 1 (1.35%) Degree
2 1 (1.35%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 15 (20.27%) Docker
2 2 (2.70%) Postfix
2 2 (2.70%) qmail
2 2 (2.70%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 1 (1.35%) Ansible
1 1 (1.35%) Terraform
Vendors
1 6 (8.11%) Zend
2 2 (2.70%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.70%) Oracle
2 2 (2.70%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.35%) Avaya
3 1 (1.35%) Jaspersoft
3 1 (1.35%) WooCommerce