Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 27 31 20
Rank change year-on-year +4 -11 +22
Permanent jobs citing PHP 71 58 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 6.69% 7.44% 9.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.58% 14.72% 16.99%
Number of salaries quoted 63 48 108
Cardiff median annual salary £40,000 £35,375 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.07% +1.07% -1.41%
10th Percentile £25,650 £23,675 £24,250
90th Percentile £52,500 £45,375 £46,250
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +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 613 394 671
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 57.78% 50.51% 54.29%
Number of salaries quoted 527 350 638
Cardiff median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,000 £24,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £52,500 £55,000
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -

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 17 January 2019.

Salary histogram for PHP in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 42 (59.15%) HTML
2 40 (56.34%) JavaScript
3 38 (53.52%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (49.30%) CSS
5 23 (32.39%) MySQL
5 23 (32.39%) Git (software)
6 21 (29.58%) Web Development
7 17 (23.94%) jQuery
7 17 (23.94%) Linux
8 15 (21.13%) Java
9 14 (19.72%) XML
9 14 (19.72%) HTML5
10 13 (18.31%) Self-Motivation
10 13 (18.31%) SQL
10 13 (18.31%) CMS
11 12 (16.90%) .NET
11 12 (16.90%) WordPress
11 12 (16.90%) Laravel
11 12 (16.90%) AngularJS
12 11 (15.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 11 (15.49%) CSS3
12 11 (15.49%) OOP
12 11 (15.49%) MVC
12 11 (15.49%) TDD
13 10 (14.08%) Python
13 10 (14.08%) C#
13 10 (14.08%) SQL Server
13 10 (14.08%) Relational Database
13 10 (14.08%) Test Automation
13 10 (14.08%) React

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 13 (18.31%) CMS
2 12 (16.90%) WordPress
3 6 (8.45%) Apache
3 6 (8.45%) Drupal
4 2 (2.82%) IIS
4 2 (2.82%) nginx
Business Applications
1 6 (8.45%) Magento
2 1 (1.41%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.86%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (9.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.04%) SSL
2 3 (4.23%) FTP
3 2 (2.82%) Ethernet
3 2 (2.82%) SSH
4 1 (1.41%) Internet
4 1 (1.41%) IPv4
4 1 (1.41%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (32.39%) MySQL
2 10 (14.08%) Relational Database
2 10 (14.08%) SQL Server
3 6 (8.45%) NoSQL
4 3 (4.23%) Big Data
4 3 (4.23%) HPCC
4 3 (4.23%) MongoDB
4 3 (4.23%) Redis
5 2 (2.82%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.82%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.41%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.41%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 23 (32.39%) Git (software)
2 5 (7.04%) Jenkins
2 5 (7.04%) Subversion
3 4 (5.63%) Bugzilla
3 4 (5.63%) JIRA
3 4 (5.63%) Xdebug
4 3 (4.23%) git-flow
4 3 (4.23%) Selenium
4 3 (4.23%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (2.82%) Eclipse
5 2 (2.82%) Grunt
5 2 (2.82%) JMeter
5 2 (2.82%) PHPUnit
6 1 (1.41%) webpack
General
1 7 (9.86%) Finance
1 7 (9.86%) Marketing
2 5 (7.04%) Advertising
3 4 (5.63%) Electronics
3 4 (5.63%) Manufacturing
3 4 (5.63%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.23%) Retail
5 2 (2.82%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 54 (76.06%) Developer
2 25 (35.21%) PHP Developer
3 14 (19.72%) Web Developer
4 10 (14.08%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 8 (11.27%) Senior Developer
5 8 (11.27%) Software Developer
6 6 (8.45%) PHP Software Engineer
6 6 (8.45%) Software Engineer
7 5 (7.04%) Senior PHP Developer
8 4 (5.63%) Drupal Developer
9 3 (4.23%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 3 (4.23%) Java Engineer
9 3 (4.23%) Java Software Engineer
9 3 (4.23%) JavaScript Developer
9 3 (4.23%) PHP Web Developer
9 3 (4.23%) Python Engineer
9 3 (4.23%) Python Software Engineer
9 3 (4.23%) QA Leader
10 2 (2.82%) C# Developer
10 2 (2.82%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (59.15%) HTML
2 35 (49.30%) CSS
3 17 (23.94%) jQuery
4 14 (19.72%) HTML5
4 14 (19.72%) XML
5 12 (16.90%) .NET
5 12 (16.90%) AngularJS
5 12 (16.90%) Laravel
6 11 (15.49%) CSS3
6 11 (15.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 10 (14.08%) React
8 9 (12.68%) LAMP
9 8 (11.27%) ASP.NET
9 8 (11.27%) Sass
9 8 (11.27%) Web Services
10 7 (9.86%) Vue.js
11 6 (8.45%) JSON
12 5 (7.04%) Django
12 5 (7.04%) LESS
12 5 (7.04%) Mustache
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.31%) Self-Motivation
2 8 (11.27%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (7.04%) User Experience
4 3 (4.23%) Wiki
5 2 (2.82%) Analytical Mindset
5 2 (2.82%) Fintech
5 2 (2.82%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.82%) NHS
6 1 (1.41%) Graphic Design
6 1 (1.41%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.41%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.41%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 17 (23.94%) Linux
2 6 (8.45%) Windows
3 4 (5.63%) CentOS
4 1 (1.41%) Debian
4 1 (1.41%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (53.52%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (29.58%) Web Development
3 11 (15.49%) MVC
3 11 (15.49%) OOP
3 11 (15.49%) TDD
4 10 (14.08%) Front End Development
4 10 (14.08%) Test Automation
5 9 (12.68%) Problem-Solving
6 8 (11.27%) Scrum
6 8 (11.27%) Software Engineering
6 8 (11.27%) Unit Testing
7 7 (9.86%) Computer Science
8 6 (8.45%) Coaching
8 6 (8.45%) DevOps
8 6 (8.45%) Open Source
8 6 (8.45%) Project Management
8 6 (8.45%) SDLC
9 5 (7.04%) Decision-Making
9 5 (7.04%) Mobile First
9 5 (7.04%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 40 (56.34%) JavaScript
2 15 (21.13%) Java
3 13 (18.31%) SQL
4 10 (14.08%) C#
4 10 (14.08%) Python
5 5 (7.04%) Bash Shell
5 5 (7.04%) C++
5 5 (7.04%) TypeScript
6 3 (4.23%) PHP 5
6 3 (4.23%) Ruby
7 2 (2.82%) CFML
8 1 (1.41%) C
8 1 (1.41%) Delphi
8 1 (1.41%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.41%) Perl
Qualifications
1 9 (12.68%) Degree
2 6 (8.45%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.45%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.63%) Docker
2 2 (2.82%) Varnish
Vendors
1 9 (12.68%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.63%) Apple
2 4 (5.63%) SAP
3 3 (4.23%) Red Hat
4 2 (2.82%) Oracle
5 1 (1.41%) Adobe
5 1 (1.41%) Marketo
5 1 (1.41%) Sybase