Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
21 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 35 33 43
Rank change year-on-year -2 +10 -21
Permanent jobs citing PHP 97 96 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 6.09% 6.20% 5.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.14% 10.97% 10.47%
Number of salaries quoted 92 85 59
South Wales median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £24,550 £24,600 £22,500
90th Percentile £60,875 £52,300 £45,000
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 South Wales with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
South Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 871 875 678
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 54.71% 56.52% 50.86%
Number of salaries quoted 770 729 601
South Wales median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £29,475 £27,500 £23,750
90th Percentile £57,500 £62,500 £53,750
Wales median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26% +4.83%

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 21 January 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 21 January 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 -1 76 £37,500 -6.25% 27
Newport -13 11 £50,000 +17.65% 11
Bridgend +10 6 £24,750 +4.21% 1
Vale of Glamorgan -2 2 - -
Caerphilly - 2 £32,500 - 1
PHP
Wales

For the 6 months to 21 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 South Wales region with a requirement for PHP.

1 42 (43.30%) MySQL
2 39 (40.21%) HTML
3 36 (37.11%) Laravel
4 35 (36.08%) JavaScript
5 33 (34.02%) CSS
6 32 (32.99%) Agile Software Development
7 26 (26.80%) Git (software)
8 25 (25.77%) Linux
9 23 (23.71%) Test Automation
10 20 (20.62%) OO
11 19 (19.59%) CMS
11 19 (19.59%) Scrum
11 19 (19.59%) Web Development
12 18 (18.56%) Continuous Integration
12 18 (18.56%) React
12 18 (18.56%) Vue.js
13 16 (16.49%) QA
13 16 (16.49%) MVC
13 16 (16.49%) Python
14 15 (15.46%) WordPress
14 15 (15.46%) TDD
15 14 (14.43%) Software Engineering
15 14 (14.43%) Kanban
15 14 (14.43%) Project Management
15 14 (14.43%) E-Commerce
15 14 (14.43%) Web Services
15 14 (14.43%) Mentoring
15 14 (14.43%) Jenkins
15 14 (14.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 13 (13.40%) AWS

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 19 (19.59%) CMS
2 15 (15.46%) WordPress
3 7 (7.22%) Drupal
4 6 (6.19%) Apache
5 2 (2.06%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (2.06%) lighttpd
6 1 (1.03%) IIS
6 1 (1.03%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (2.06%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (5.15%) Shopify
2 3 (3.09%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 13 (13.40%) AWS
2 7 (7.22%) Azure
3 4 (4.12%) Serverless
4 3 (3.09%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (2.06%) GCP
5 2 (2.06%) GitHub
5 2 (2.06%) Heroku
6 1 (1.03%) G Suite
6 1 (1.03%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.09%) DNS
2 2 (2.06%) HTTP
3 1 (1.03%) Intranet
3 1 (1.03%) LAN
3 1 (1.03%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (43.30%) MySQL
2 7 (7.22%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (7.22%) Relational Database
3 5 (5.15%) SQL Server
4 3 (3.09%) Big Data
4 3 (3.09%) NoSQL
4 3 (3.09%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.06%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (2.06%) GIS
5 2 (2.06%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.06%) SQLite
6 1 (1.03%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.03%) Power BI
6 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 26 (26.80%) Git (software)
2 14 (14.43%) Jenkins
3 11 (11.34%) Cucumber
4 9 (9.28%) JIRA
5 4 (4.12%) Subversion
6 2 (2.06%) Bitbucket
7 1 (1.03%) Axure RP
7 1 (1.03%) git-flow
7 1 (1.03%) GitLab
7 1 (1.03%) PHPUnit
General
1 13 (13.40%) Finance
2 9 (9.28%) Marketing
3 3 (3.09%) Electronics
3 3 (3.09%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.09%) Public Sector
3 3 (3.09%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.03%) Automotive
4 1 (1.03%) Banking
4 1 (1.03%) Games
4 1 (1.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 79 (81.44%) Developer
2 32 (32.99%) PHP Developer
3 15 (15.46%) Web Developer
4 13 (13.40%) Software Developer
5 8 (8.25%) Full Stack Developer
5 8 (8.25%) Senior Developer
6 7 (7.22%) Junior
6 7 (7.22%) MySQL Developer
6 7 (7.22%) MySQL Web Developer
6 7 (7.22%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 7 (7.22%) PHP MySQL Web Developer
6 7 (7.22%) PHP Web Developer
6 7 (7.22%) XML Developer
7 6 (6.19%) C++ Developer
8 5 (5.15%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 5 (5.15%) Junior Developer
8 5 (5.15%) Python Developer
8 5 (5.15%) Software Engineer
9 4 (4.12%) Drupal Developer
9 4 (4.12%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (40.21%) HTML
2 36 (37.11%) Laravel
3 33 (34.02%) CSS
4 18 (18.56%) React
4 18 (18.56%) Vue.js
5 14 (14.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 14 (14.43%) Web Services
6 13 (13.40%) .NET
6 13 (13.40%) JSON
6 13 (13.40%) LAMP
7 11 (11.34%) jQuery
8 10 (10.31%) AngularJS
8 10 (10.31%) XML
9 9 (9.28%) REST
9 9 (9.28%) Sass
10 8 (8.25%) SOAP
11 7 (7.22%) Django
11 7 (7.22%) RESTful
12 6 (6.19%) HTML5
12 6 (6.19%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.22%) User Experience
2 5 (5.15%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.09%) Linux Command Line
3 3 (3.09%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.09%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (3.09%) Social Media
4 1 (1.03%) Analytical Mindset
4 1 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.03%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 25 (25.77%) Linux
2 6 (6.19%) Unix
3 1 (1.03%) Android
3 1 (1.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (32.99%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (23.71%) Test Automation
3 20 (20.62%) OO
4 19 (19.59%) Scrum
4 19 (19.59%) Web Development
5 18 (18.56%) Continuous Integration
6 16 (16.49%) MVC
7 15 (15.46%) TDD
8 14 (14.43%) E-Commerce
8 14 (14.43%) Kanban
8 14 (14.43%) Mentoring
8 14 (14.43%) Project Management
8 14 (14.43%) Software Engineering
9 10 (10.31%) DevOps
10 9 (9.28%) SDLC
10 9 (9.28%) Technical Leadership
11 7 (7.22%) Architectural Design
11 7 (7.22%) Collaborative Working
11 7 (7.22%) Problem-Solving
11 7 (7.22%) Sprint Planning
Programming Languages
1 35 (36.08%) JavaScript
2 16 (16.49%) Python
3 12 (12.37%) C#
4 11 (11.34%) C++
5 10 (10.31%) SQL
6 9 (9.28%) Java
7 4 (4.12%) Bash Shell
8 3 (3.09%) Perl
9 2 (2.06%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.03%) Go
10 1 (1.03%) Groovy
10 1 (1.03%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.03%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.03%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 9 (9.28%) Degree
2 3 (3.09%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (16.49%) QA
System Software
1 12 (12.37%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.03%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 9 (9.28%) Zend
2 7 (7.22%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.09%) SAP
4 2 (2.06%) Google
4 2 (2.06%) Oracle