Period
to 22 January 2020

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 22 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
22 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 28 27 26
Rank change year-on-year -1 -1 -6
Permanent jobs citing PHP 77 72 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 6.55% 6.80% 7.48%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.11% 11.76% 14.77%
Number of salaries quoted 74 63 47
Cardiff median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +11.89% +2.14%
10th Percentile £25,375 £25,650 £23,650
90th Percentile £56,000 £52,500 £45,750
South Wales median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
% 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 636 612 386
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 54.08% 57.79% 50.66%
Number of salaries quoted 554 522 341
Cardiff median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £28,864 £27,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £61,688 £62,500 £52,500
South Wales median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +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 22 January 2020.

Salary histogram for PHP in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 22 January 2020, 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 35 (45.45%) MySQL
2 31 (40.26%) HTML
3 30 (38.96%) CSS
4 29 (37.66%) Laravel
5 27 (35.06%) JavaScript
6 24 (31.17%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (25.97%) Web Development
7 20 (25.97%) Linux
8 19 (24.68%) OO
8 19 (24.68%) CMS
8 19 (24.68%) Git (software)
9 16 (20.78%) Test Automation
9 16 (20.78%) Continuous Integration
9 16 (20.78%) Scrum
9 16 (20.78%) Vue.js
10 15 (19.48%) React
10 15 (19.48%) MVC
11 14 (18.18%) Python
11 14 (18.18%) E-Commerce
11 14 (18.18%) Web Services
11 14 (18.18%) Software Engineering
11 14 (18.18%) Mentoring
11 14 (18.18%) Jenkins
11 14 (18.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 13 (16.88%) WordPress
13 12 (15.58%) Docker
14 11 (14.29%) AWS
14 11 (14.29%) Cucumber
14 11 (14.29%) QA
14 11 (14.29%) Kanban

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 19 (24.68%) CMS
2 13 (16.88%) WordPress
3 7 (9.09%) Drupal
4 4 (5.19%) Apache
5 2 (2.60%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.30%) IIS
6 1 (1.30%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (6.49%) Shopify
2 3 (3.90%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 11 (14.29%) AWS
2 5 (6.49%) Azure
3 4 (5.19%) Serverless
4 3 (3.90%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (2.60%) Heroku
6 1 (1.30%) G Suite
6 1 (1.30%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.90%) DNS
2 1 (1.30%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (45.45%) MySQL
2 7 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (9.09%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.90%) NoSQL
3 3 (3.90%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.60%) Big Data
4 2 (2.60%) GIS
4 2 (2.60%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.60%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.30%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.30%) Power BI
5 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 19 (24.68%) Git (software)
2 14 (18.18%) Jenkins
3 11 (14.29%) Cucumber
4 7 (9.09%) JIRA
5 1 (1.30%) Axure RP
5 1 (1.30%) git-flow
5 1 (1.30%) GitLab
5 1 (1.30%) PHPUnit
5 1 (1.30%) Subversion
General
1 4 (5.19%) Finance
1 4 (5.19%) Marketing
2 1 (1.30%) Automotive
2 1 (1.30%) Banking
2 1 (1.30%) Games
2 1 (1.30%) Retail
Job Titles
1 64 (83.12%) Developer
2 26 (33.77%) PHP Developer
3 15 (19.48%) Web Developer
4 8 (10.39%) Full Stack Developer
5 7 (9.09%) MySQL Developer
5 7 (9.09%) MySQL Web Developer
5 7 (9.09%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 7 (9.09%) PHP MySQL Web Developer
5 7 (9.09%) PHP Web Developer
5 7 (9.09%) Senior Developer
5 7 (9.09%) Software Developer
5 7 (9.09%) XML Developer
6 6 (7.79%) C++ Developer
6 6 (7.79%) Junior
7 5 (6.49%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 5 (6.49%) Software Engineer
8 4 (5.19%) Drupal Developer
8 4 (5.19%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 4 (5.19%) Graduate Developer
8 4 (5.19%) Graduate Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (40.26%) HTML
2 30 (38.96%) CSS
3 29 (37.66%) Laravel
4 16 (20.78%) Vue.js
5 15 (19.48%) React
6 14 (18.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 14 (18.18%) Web Services
7 11 (14.29%) .NET
7 11 (14.29%) JSON
8 10 (12.99%) jQuery
9 9 (11.69%) REST
9 9 (11.69%) Sass
10 8 (10.39%) SOAP
10 8 (10.39%) XML
11 6 (7.79%) AngularJS
11 6 (7.79%) HTML5
11 6 (7.79%) LAMP
11 6 (7.79%) Node.js
11 6 (7.79%) RESTful
12 4 (5.19%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.79%) User Experience
2 2 (2.60%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.60%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (1.30%) Analytical Mindset
3 1 (1.30%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.30%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 20 (25.97%) Linux
2 6 (7.79%) Unix
3 1 (1.30%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (31.17%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (25.97%) Web Development
3 19 (24.68%) OO
4 16 (20.78%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (20.78%) Scrum
4 16 (20.78%) Test Automation
5 15 (19.48%) MVC
6 14 (18.18%) E-Commerce
6 14 (18.18%) Mentoring
6 14 (18.18%) Software Engineering
7 11 (14.29%) Kanban
7 11 (14.29%) Project Management
8 9 (11.69%) TDD
8 9 (11.69%) Technical Leadership
9 7 (9.09%) API Integration
9 7 (9.09%) Architectural Design
9 7 (9.09%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
9 7 (9.09%) Collaborative Working
10 6 (7.79%) Front End Development
10 6 (7.79%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 27 (35.06%) JavaScript
2 14 (18.18%) Python
3 11 (14.29%) C++
4 10 (12.99%) C#
5 9 (11.69%) Java
6 8 (10.39%) SQL
7 2 (2.60%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.30%) Groovy
8 1 (1.30%) Perl
8 1 (1.30%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.30%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.30%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.30%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (11.69%) Degree
2 3 (3.90%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 12 (15.58%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.30%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 9 (11.69%) Zend
2 6 (7.79%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.60%) Oracle