Period
to 4 August 2020

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 4 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
4 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 60 28 39
Rank change year-on-year -32 +11 -1
Permanent jobs citing PHP 28 106 79
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in South Wales 3.14% 6.89% 5.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.85% 13.17% 10.08%
Number of salaries quoted 23 109 82
Median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -11.76% +6.25%
10th Percentile £31,050 £26,000 £27,600
90th Percentile £59,750 £57,500 £52,450
Wales median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,750
% change year-on-year - -7.98% +1.88%

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 479 805 784
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 53.70% 52.31% 54.14%
Number of salaries quoted 411 731 670
Median annual salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,125
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -0.31% +0.31%
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,500 £27,450
90th Percentile £58,750 £57,500 £59,968
Wales median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 4 August 2020.

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 4 August 2020. 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 -29 17 £36,750 -13.53% 8
Newport -3 9 £37,500 +25.00% 3
Bridgend +12 3 £35,000 +37.25%
PHP
Wales

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 South Wales region with a requirement for PHP.

1 17 (60.71%) JavaScript
1 17 (60.71%) Laravel
2 14 (50.00%) HTML
3 11 (39.29%) LAMP
4 9 (32.14%) MySQL
5 8 (28.57%) Vue.js
6 7 (25.00%) LEMP Stack
6 7 (25.00%) CSS
6 7 (25.00%) Symfony
7 6 (21.43%) Software Engineering
7 6 (21.43%) Linux
8 5 (17.86%) Finance
8 5 (17.86%) OO
8 5 (17.86%) Scrum
8 5 (17.86%) AngularJS
8 5 (17.86%) Docker
9 4 (14.29%) Node.js
9 4 (14.29%) Vagrant
9 4 (14.29%) CMS
9 4 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (14.29%) MVC
9 4 (14.29%) OOP
10 3 (10.71%) Java
10 3 (10.71%) .NET
10 3 (10.71%) Apache
10 3 (10.71%) Zend
10 3 (10.71%) WordPress
10 3 (10.71%) Drupal
10 3 (10.71%) Microservices
10 3 (10.71%) React

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 4 (14.29%) CMS
2 3 (10.71%) Apache
2 3 (10.71%) Drupal
2 3 (10.71%) WordPress
3 1 (3.57%) Apache Spark
3 1 (3.57%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) AWS
1 2 (7.14%) npm
2 1 (3.57%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (32.14%) MySQL
2 3 (10.71%) Relational Database
3 2 (7.14%) Big Data
4 1 (3.57%) Apache Hive
4 1 (3.57%) Hadoop
4 1 (3.57%) HPCC
4 1 (3.57%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Vagrant
2 2 (7.14%) gulp
2 2 (7.14%) Jenkins
2 2 (7.14%) webpack
3 1 (3.57%) Bugzilla
3 1 (3.57%) Cucumber
3 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.57%) JIRA
3 1 (3.57%) PhpStorm
3 1 (3.57%) Selenium
3 1 (3.57%) Xdebug
General
1 5 (17.86%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Public Sector
3 1 (3.57%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 20 (71.43%) Developer
2 13 (46.43%) PHP Developer
3 3 (10.71%) Software Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Drupal Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Full Stack Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Junior
4 2 (7.14%) Senior Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Software Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Junior Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Junior Operations Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Junior QA Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Lead PHP Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 1 (3.57%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) QA Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (60.71%) Laravel
2 14 (50.00%) HTML
3 11 (39.29%) LAMP
4 8 (28.57%) Vue.js
5 7 (25.00%) CSS
5 7 (25.00%) LEMP Stack
5 7 (25.00%) Symfony
6 5 (17.86%) AngularJS
7 4 (14.29%) Node.js
8 3 (10.71%) .NET
8 3 (10.71%) React
8 3 (10.71%) RESTful
9 2 (7.14%) CakePHP
9 2 (7.14%) Web Services
10 1 (3.57%) Elastic Stack
10 1 (3.57%) GraphQL
10 1 (3.57%) HTML5
10 1 (3.57%) jQuery
10 1 (3.57%) Spring
10 1 (3.57%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Mobile App
2 2 (7.14%) NHS
3 1 (3.57%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.57%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (3.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (21.43%) Linux
2 1 (3.57%) Unix
2 1 (3.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (21.43%) Software Engineering
2 5 (17.86%) OO
2 5 (17.86%) Scrum
3 4 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (14.29%) MVC
3 4 (14.29%) OOP
4 3 (10.71%) Front End Development
4 3 (10.71%) Microservices
5 2 (7.14%) API Development
5 2 (7.14%) Fintech
5 2 (7.14%) Mentoring
5 2 (7.14%) Project Management
5 2 (7.14%) SDLC
5 2 (7.14%) Test Automation
6 1 (3.57%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (3.57%) Mobile Application Development
6 1 (3.57%) Open Source
6 1 (3.57%) Product Management
6 1 (3.57%) Test Strategy
6 1 (3.57%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (60.71%) JavaScript
2 3 (10.71%) Java
3 2 (7.14%) C#
3 2 (7.14%) Python
3 2 (7.14%) SQL
4 1 (3.57%) C++
4 1 (3.57%) ES6
4 1 (3.57%) Go
4 1 (3.57%) Java 8
4 1 (3.57%) Kotlin
4 1 (3.57%) Perl
4 1 (3.57%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) Degree
1 1 (3.57%) ISEB
1 1 (3.57%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 5 (17.86%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Ansible
1 1 (3.57%) Kubernetes
1 1 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.57%) Puppet
1 1 (3.57%) Salt
Vendors
1 3 (10.71%) Zend
2 2 (7.14%) Google
3 1 (3.57%) Adobe
3 1 (3.57%) Apple