Period
to 15 August 2018

The median annual salary for a PHP Developer was £39,500 in advertised job vacancies in South Wales during the 6 months to 15 August 2018.

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

PHP Developer
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 81 95 94
Rank change year-on-year +14 -1 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a PHP Developer 29 22 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 2.00% 1.44% 1.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.05% 1.47% 1.96%
Number of salaries quoted 29 20 43
South Wales median annual salary £39,500 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.54% -7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £23,500 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £52,500 £46,250 £42,500
Wales median annual salary £37,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +13.85% -7.14% +7.69%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales. 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
South Wales
Permanent vacancies in South Wales with a recognized job title 1,414 1,495 2,243
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.65% 97.84% 98.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1,206 1,320 1,977
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +2.74%
10th Percentile £23,838 £23,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £56,250 £55,000
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +2.74%

PHP Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for PHP Developer in South Wales

PHP Developer
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Salary trend for PHP Developer in South Wales

PHP Developer
Salary Histogram in South Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PHP Developer in South Wales over the 6 months to 15 August 2018.

Salary histogram for PHP Developer in South Wales

PHP Developer
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PHP Developer within the South Wales region over the 6 months to 15 August 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +3 20 £39,500 +8.97% 6
Bridgend - 4 £32,500 -
Caerphilly +3 2 £50,000 +127.27%
Newport +2 2 £30,500 +22.00% 1
Torfaen - 1 £23,000 - 3
PHP Developer
Wales

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

For the 6 months to 15 August 2018, PHP Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South Wales region featuring PHP Developer in the job title.

1 29 (100.00%) PHP
2 17 (58.62%) JavaScript
3 16 (55.17%) MySQL
4 15 (51.72%) CSS
4 15 (51.72%) HTML
5 11 (37.93%) jQuery
6 10 (34.48%) TDD
7 9 (31.03%) Laravel
7 9 (31.03%) Linux
8 8 (27.59%) Web Services
9 7 (24.14%) Git (software)
10 6 (20.69%) Internet
10 6 (20.69%) AngularJS
10 6 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (17.24%) Project Management
11 5 (17.24%) OO
12 4 (13.79%) SQL
12 4 (13.79%) MVC
12 4 (13.79%) LAMP
12 4 (13.79%) Software Engineering
12 4 (13.79%) CakePHP
12 4 (13.79%) Test Automation
12 4 (13.79%) RESTful
12 4 (13.79%) React
13 3 (10.34%) Relational Database
13 3 (10.34%) OO PHP
13 3 (10.34%) Customer-Centric Approach
13 3 (10.34%) Computer Science Degree
13 3 (10.34%) Serverless
13 3 (10.34%) Customer-Centricity

PHP Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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 2 (6.90%) Apache
2 1 (3.45%) Drupal
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.34%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (10.34%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.69%) Internet
2 1 (3.45%) HTTP
2 1 (3.45%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (55.17%) MySQL
2 3 (10.34%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (10.34%) MongoDB
2 3 (10.34%) NoSQL
2 3 (10.34%) Relational Database
3 2 (6.90%) Big Data
3 2 (6.90%) HPCC
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (24.14%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (3.45%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (51.72%) CSS
1 15 (51.72%) HTML
2 11 (37.93%) jQuery
3 9 (31.03%) Laravel
4 8 (27.59%) Web Services
5 6 (20.69%) AngularJS
6 4 (13.79%) CakePHP
6 4 (13.79%) LAMP
6 4 (13.79%) React
6 4 (13.79%) RESTful
7 3 (10.34%) HTML5
7 3 (10.34%) JSON
8 2 (6.90%) CSS3
8 2 (6.90%) Ruby on Rails
9 1 (3.45%) Symfony
9 1 (3.45%) WebRTC
9 1 (3.45%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.45%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (3.45%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 9 (31.03%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (34.48%) TDD
2 6 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (17.24%) OO
3 5 (17.24%) Project Management
4 4 (13.79%) MVC
4 4 (13.79%) Software Engineering
4 4 (13.79%) Test Automation
5 3 (10.34%) BDD
5 3 (10.34%) CRM
5 3 (10.34%) Customer-Centric Approach
5 3 (10.34%) Customer-Centricity
5 3 (10.34%) Kanban
5 3 (10.34%) Migration
5 3 (10.34%) OO PHP
5 3 (10.34%) OOP
5 3 (10.34%) Scrum
5 3 (10.34%) SOA
6 2 (6.90%) B2B
6 2 (6.90%) Data Cleansing
6 2 (6.90%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 29 (100.00%) PHP
2 17 (58.62%) JavaScript
3 4 (13.79%) SQL
4 2 (6.90%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) Computer Science Degree
1 3 (10.34%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (3.45%) Zend