Period
to 19 January 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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 19 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
19 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 28 32 33
Rank change year-on-year +4 +1 +10
Permanent jobs citing PHP 51 96 96
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in South Wales 6.81% 6.09% 6.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.53% 11.15% 10.93%
Number of salaries quoted 65 100 85
Median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £30,000 £25,000 £24,600
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,250 £52,300
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% -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 South Wales with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
South Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 407 861 878
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 54.34% 54.63% 56.65%
Number of salaries quoted 370 764 741
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £31,175 £29,575 £27,500
90th Percentile £60,125 £57,500 £62,500
Wales median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.90%

PHP
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

Job postings citing PHP as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in South Wales.

Job vacancy trend for PHP in South Wales

PHP
Salary Trend in South Wales

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing PHP in South Wales.

Salary trend for PHP in South Wales

PHP
Salary Histogram in South Wales

Salary distribution for jobs citing PHP in South Wales over the 6 months to 19 January 2021.

Salary histogram for PHP in South Wales

PHP
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 within the South Wales region over the 6 months to 19 January 2021. 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 +4 40 £40,000 +6.67% 17
Newport +31 10 £47,500 -5.00%
Bridgend +5 1 £30,000 +33.33% 1
PHP
Wales

For the 6 months to 19 January 2021, 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 South Wales region with a requirement for PHP.

1 37 (72.55%) JavaScript
2 26 (50.98%) MySQL
3 23 (45.10%) HTML
4 20 (39.22%) SQL
4 20 (39.22%) CSS
5 19 (37.25%) jQuery
6 18 (35.29%) Git (software)
6 18 (35.29%) Laravel
7 17 (33.33%) Software Engineering
8 15 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (29.41%) C#
8 15 (29.41%) RESTful
9 14 (27.45%) .NET
10 13 (25.49%) React
11 12 (23.53%) Node.js
12 11 (21.57%) Web Development
13 10 (19.61%) MVC
13 10 (19.61%) Mobile Development
13 10 (19.61%) Docker
14 9 (17.65%) Vue.js
14 9 (17.65%) Scrum
15 8 (15.69%) Relational Database
15 8 (15.69%) Continuous Improvement
15 8 (15.69%) Self-Motivation
16 7 (13.73%) Mobile App
16 7 (13.73%) React Native
16 7 (13.73%) .NET Framework
16 7 (13.73%) Windows
16 7 (13.73%) ASP.NET
17 6 (11.76%) Java

PHP
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 5 (9.80%) WordPress
2 1 (1.96%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.80%) AWS
2 1 (1.96%) Azure
2 1 (1.96%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.96%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (50.98%) MySQL
2 8 (15.69%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.92%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (35.29%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.92%) Selenium
2 2 (3.92%) webpack
3 1 (1.96%) Firebug
3 1 (1.96%) Jasmine
3 1 (1.96%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.96%) Mocha
General
1 6 (11.76%) Retail
2 5 (9.80%) Back Office
3 3 (5.88%) Local Government
3 3 (5.88%) Multimedia
4 2 (3.92%) Games
4 2 (3.92%) Law
5 1 (1.96%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 32 (62.75%) Developer
2 11 (21.57%) PHP Developer
2 11 (21.57%) Software Developer
3 7 (13.73%) Full Stack Developer
3 7 (13.73%) Team Leader
3 7 (13.73%) Web Developer
4 5 (9.80%) Development Team Leader
5 4 (7.84%) Junior
5 4 (7.84%) WordPress Developer
6 3 (5.88%) Full Stack Web Developer
6 3 (5.88%) Mobile Developer
6 3 (5.88%) Software Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Trainee Developer
6 3 (5.88%) Trainee Web Developer
7 2 (3.92%) Junior Developer
7 2 (3.92%) Junior Software Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Senior Developer
7 2 (3.92%) Software Team Leader
8 1 (1.96%) Engineering Manager
8 1 (1.96%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (45.10%) HTML
2 20 (39.22%) CSS
3 19 (37.25%) jQuery
4 18 (35.29%) Laravel
5 15 (29.41%) RESTful
6 14 (27.45%) .NET
7 13 (25.49%) React
8 12 (23.53%) Node.js
9 9 (17.65%) Vue.js
10 7 (13.73%) .NET Framework
10 7 (13.73%) ASP.NET
10 7 (13.73%) React Native
11 5 (9.80%) CSS3
11 5 (9.80%) HTML5
12 3 (5.88%) LAMP
12 3 (5.88%) LEMP Stack
12 3 (5.88%) LESS
12 3 (5.88%) Sass
13 2 (3.92%) Flutter
13 2 (3.92%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.69%) Self-Motivation
2 7 (13.73%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.92%) User Experience
4 1 (1.96%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.96%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 7 (13.73%) Windows
2 3 (5.88%) Linux
3 2 (3.92%) Mac OS
3 2 (3.92%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.96%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 15 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (21.57%) Web Development
4 10 (19.61%) Mobile Development
4 10 (19.61%) MVC
5 9 (17.65%) Scrum
6 8 (15.69%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (11.76%) Kanban
7 6 (11.76%) Mentoring
7 6 (11.76%) OO
7 6 (11.76%) OOP
8 5 (9.80%) E-Commerce
8 5 (9.80%) Performance Management
8 5 (9.80%) Unit Testing
9 4 (7.84%) Continuous Delivery
9 4 (7.84%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 4 (7.84%) Fintech
9 4 (7.84%) Front End Development
10 3 (5.88%) Problem-Solving
10 3 (5.88%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 37 (72.55%) JavaScript
2 20 (39.22%) SQL
3 15 (29.41%) C#
4 6 (11.76%) Java
4 6 (11.76%) Python
5 3 (5.88%) PHP 7
6 2 (3.92%) C++
7 1 (1.96%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.96%) Go
7 1 (1.96%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (11.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.80%) SLA
2 4 (7.84%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.96%) QA
System Software
1 10 (19.61%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.96%) Ansible
1 1 (1.96%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 3 (5.88%) Microsoft
1 3 (5.88%) WooCommerce
2 1 (1.96%) Zend