Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 32 43
Rank change year-on-year -8 +11 +3
Permanent jobs citing PHP 74 133 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 5.23% 6.20% 5.02%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.71% 11.95% 9.82%
Number of salaries quoted 64 122 112
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% - -
10th Percentile £22,650 £22,500 £23,300
90th Percentile £55,500 £46,250 £51,250
Wales median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% - -

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 691 1113 1252
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 48.87% 51.91% 51.14%
Number of salaries quoted 632 1025 1058
South Wales median annual salary £38,000 £36,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% -
10th Percentile £23,750 £22,500 £23,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £52,500 £47,250
Wales median annual salary £39,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14% -

PHP
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for PHP in South Wales

PHP
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Salary trend for PHP in South Wales

PHP
Salary Histogram in South Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PHP in South Wales over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

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 20 November 2017. 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 +2 62 £40,000 +14.29% 3
Newport -9 4 £38,750 +55.00%
Torfaen +4 3 £37,500 -11.76% 1
Bridgend +10 2 £37,500 +33.93%
Neath Port Talbot - 1 £40,000 -
PHP
Wales

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT jobs citing PHP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for PHP.

1 52 (70.27%) JavaScript
2 39 (52.70%) HTML
3 33 (44.59%) CSS
4 28 (37.84%) MySQL
4 28 (37.84%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (31.08%) Linux
5 23 (31.08%) jQuery
6 21 (28.38%) Git (software)
7 20 (27.03%) SQL
8 17 (22.97%) Web Development
8 17 (22.97%) Python
8 17 (22.97%) Continuous Integration
8 17 (22.97%) HTML5
9 16 (21.62%) Symfony
10 15 (20.27%) OO
10 15 (20.27%) Laravel
11 14 (18.92%) DevOps
12 13 (17.57%) Java
12 13 (17.57%) Ajax
13 12 (16.22%) Software Engineering
13 12 (16.22%) MVC
14 11 (14.86%) JSON
14 11 (14.86%) XML
14 11 (14.86%) Front End Development
14 11 (14.86%) Marketing
14 11 (14.86%) Amazon AWS
15 10 (13.51%) Bash Shell
15 10 (13.51%) Node.js
15 10 (13.51%) Sass
15 10 (13.51%) Web Services

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 6 (8.11%) Apache
1 6 (8.11%) Drupal
1 6 (8.11%) WordPress
2 3 (4.05%) CMS
3 2 (2.70%) JBoss
4 1 (1.35%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.35%) concrete5
4 1 (1.35%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.35%) IIS
4 1 (1.35%) Liferay
4 1 (1.35%) nginx
Applications
1 5 (6.76%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (4.05%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (4.05%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (14.86%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (8.11%) SaaS
3 3 (4.05%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.70%) GitHub
5 1 (1.35%) IaaS
5 1 (1.35%) npm
5 1 (1.35%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.41%) Ethernet
1 4 (5.41%) VoIP
2 3 (4.05%) HTTP
3 2 (2.70%) Internet
3 2 (2.70%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.35%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (37.84%) MySQL
2 4 (5.41%) Big Data
2 4 (5.41%) Relational Database
2 4 (5.41%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.05%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.70%) HPCC
4 2 (2.70%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.70%) Redis
4 2 (2.70%) SQLite
5 1 (1.35%) CouchDB
5 1 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.35%) MS Access
5 1 (1.35%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 21 (28.38%) Git (software)
2 5 (6.76%) Subversion
3 3 (4.05%) Jenkins
3 3 (4.05%) JIRA
4 2 (2.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (2.70%) Cucumber
4 2 (2.70%) GitLab
4 2 (2.70%) JMeter
4 2 (2.70%) JUnit
4 2 (2.70%) Selenium
4 2 (2.70%) Xdebug
5 1 (1.35%) Bower
5 1 (1.35%) Grunt
5 1 (1.35%) gulp
5 1 (1.35%) Maven
5 1 (1.35%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.35%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.35%) TestLink
5 1 (1.35%) Vagrant
5 1 (1.35%) VersionOne
General
1 11 (14.86%) Marketing
2 9 (12.16%) Games
3 6 (8.11%) Telecoms
4 5 (6.76%) Finance
5 4 (5.41%) Advertising
5 4 (5.41%) Retail
6 2 (2.70%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.35%) Legal
Job Titles
1 48 (64.86%) Developer
2 20 (27.03%) PHP Developer
3 10 (13.51%) Software Engineer
4 8 (10.81%) PHP Software Engineer
4 8 (10.81%) Web Developer
5 7 (9.46%) DevOps Engineer
6 6 (8.11%) Full Stack Developer
6 6 (8.11%) JavaScript Developer
6 6 (8.11%) Senior Developer
7 5 (6.76%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 5 (6.76%) Software Developer
7 5 (6.76%) Systems Developer
8 4 (5.41%) Senior Full Stack Developer
8 4 (5.41%) Senior JavaScript Developer
8 4 (5.41%) Senior PHP Developer
9 3 (4.05%) Senior Test Engineer
9 3 (4.05%) Test Engineer
10 2 (2.70%) Graduate Software Developer
10 2 (2.70%) HTML Developer
10 2 (2.70%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (52.70%) HTML
2 33 (44.59%) CSS
3 23 (31.08%) jQuery
4 17 (22.97%) HTML5
5 16 (21.62%) Symfony
6 15 (20.27%) Laravel
7 13 (17.57%) Ajax
8 11 (14.86%) JSON
8 11 (14.86%) XML
9 10 (13.51%) Node.js
9 10 (13.51%) Sass
9 10 (13.51%) Web Services
10 9 (12.16%) AngularJS
10 9 (12.16%) CSS3
11 7 (9.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 6 (8.11%) .NET
12 6 (8.11%) ASP.NET
12 6 (8.11%) Twig
13 4 (5.41%) Angular 2
13 4 (5.41%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.11%) Computer Science
2 5 (6.76%) User Experience
3 3 (4.05%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (2.70%) W3C
5 1 (1.35%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.35%) Anti-Piracy
5 1 (1.35%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.35%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.35%) Fintech
5 1 (1.35%) Graphic Design
5 1 (1.35%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.35%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 23 (31.08%) Linux
2 6 (8.11%) Android
2 6 (8.11%) Apple iOS
2 6 (8.11%) Windows
3 4 (5.41%) Unix
4 1 (1.35%) CentOS
4 1 (1.35%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (37.84%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (22.97%) Continuous Integration
2 17 (22.97%) Web Development
3 15 (20.27%) OO
4 14 (18.92%) DevOps
5 12 (16.22%) MVC
5 12 (16.22%) Software Engineering
6 11 (14.86%) Front End Development
7 10 (13.51%) Scrum
8 8 (10.81%) OOP
9 7 (9.46%) Test Automation
10 6 (8.11%) Configuration Management
11 5 (6.76%) SDLC
11 5 (6.76%) SEO
11 5 (6.76%) Web Design
12 4 (5.41%) E-Commerce
12 4 (5.41%) Responsive Web Design
12 4 (5.41%) TDD
13 3 (4.05%) Statistics
13 3 (4.05%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 52 (70.27%) JavaScript
2 20 (27.03%) SQL
3 17 (22.97%) Python
4 13 (17.57%) Java
5 10 (13.51%) Bash Shell
6 9 (12.16%) C++
6 9 (12.16%) Perl
7 8 (10.81%) C#
8 6 (8.11%) Objective-C
9 3 (4.05%) Apple Swift
9 3 (4.05%) Korn
10 2 (2.70%) C
10 2 (2.70%) PHP 5
11 1 (1.35%) Go
11 1 (1.35%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.35%) Ruby
11 1 (1.35%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (6.76%) Degree
2 4 (5.41%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.35%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.35%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.11%) SLA
2 3 (4.05%) QA
3 1 (1.35%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.35%) GDPR
System Software
1 2 (2.70%) Docker
2 1 (1.35%) Varnish
2 1 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (9.46%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (9.46%) Puppet
2 3 (4.05%) Ansible
Vendors
1 8 (10.81%) Zend
2 6 (8.11%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.05%) Oracle
3 3 (4.05%) Twitter
4 1 (1.35%) Facebook
4 1 (1.35%) Google
4 1 (1.35%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.35%) Remedy
4 1 (1.35%) SAP
4 1 (1.35%) VMware