Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
UK > Wales
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 64 34 42
Rank change year-on-year -30 +8 -2
Permanent jobs citing PHP 83 164 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 3.99% 6.20% 5.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.33% 11.89% 10.33%
Number of salaries quoted 73 141 135
Wales median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% - -
10th Percentile £22,600 £22,500 £22,800
90th Percentile £53,500 £47,500 £51,250
UK median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 Wales with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 996 1379 1413
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 47.86% 52.16% 51.80%
Number of salaries quoted 915 1242 1182
Wales median annual salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £23,600 £23,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £53,675 £47,500
UK median annual salary £49,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.21% +5.56% +2.27%

PHP
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for PHP in Wales

PHP
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Salary trend for PHP in Wales

PHP
Salary Histogram in Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PHP in Wales over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for PHP in Wales

PHP
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PHP within the Wales region over the 6 months to 23 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
South Wales -14 74 £40,000 +14.29% 7
North Wales -5 7 £35,000 -6.67% 1
West Wales -16 1 £40,000 +37.93%
PHP
UK

For the 6 months to 23 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 Wales region with a requirement for PHP.

1 62 (74.70%) JavaScript
2 44 (53.01%) HTML
3 39 (46.99%) CSS
4 33 (39.76%) MySQL
5 29 (34.94%) Agile Software Development
6 27 (32.53%) jQuery
7 23 (27.71%) Git (software)
7 23 (27.71%) Linux
8 21 (25.30%) Web Development
9 20 (24.10%) SQL
9 20 (24.10%) Python
10 17 (20.48%) Symfony
10 17 (20.48%) Continuous Integration
10 17 (20.48%) HTML5
11 16 (19.28%) Laravel
11 16 (19.28%) Java
11 16 (19.28%) OO
12 14 (16.87%) Ajax
12 14 (16.87%) DevOps
13 13 (15.66%) Software Engineering
14 12 (14.46%) Marketing
14 12 (14.46%) MVC
14 12 (14.46%) OOP
14 12 (14.46%) Sass
14 12 (14.46%) Amazon AWS
15 11 (13.25%) Front End Development
15 11 (13.25%) XML
15 11 (13.25%) Scrum
15 11 (13.25%) JSON
16 10 (12.05%) Web Services

PHP
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 10 (12.05%) WordPress
2 6 (7.23%) Apache
2 6 (7.23%) Drupal
3 4 (4.82%) CMS
4 2 (2.41%) JBoss
5 1 (1.20%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.20%) concrete5
5 1 (1.20%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.20%) IIS
5 1 (1.20%) Liferay
5 1 (1.20%) nginx
Applications
1 5 (6.02%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.41%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (2.41%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (4.82%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 12 (14.46%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (8.43%) SaaS
3 3 (3.61%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.41%) GitHub
5 1 (1.20%) Heroku
5 1 (1.20%) IaaS
5 1 (1.20%) npm
5 1 (1.20%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.82%) Ethernet
1 4 (4.82%) VoIP
2 3 (3.61%) HTTP
3 2 (2.41%) Internet
3 2 (2.41%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.20%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (39.76%) MySQL
2 5 (6.02%) Relational Database
3 4 (4.82%) Big Data
3 4 (4.82%) SQL Server
4 3 (3.61%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.41%) HPCC
5 2 (2.41%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.41%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.41%) Redis
5 2 (2.41%) SQLite
6 1 (1.20%) CouchDB
6 1 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.20%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 23 (27.71%) Git (software)
2 5 (6.02%) Subversion
3 3 (3.61%) Jenkins
3 3 (3.61%) JIRA
4 2 (2.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (2.41%) Cucumber
4 2 (2.41%) GitLab
4 2 (2.41%) JMeter
4 2 (2.41%) JUnit
4 2 (2.41%) Selenium
4 2 (2.41%) Xdebug
5 1 (1.20%) Bower
5 1 (1.20%) Maven
5 1 (1.20%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.20%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.20%) TestLink
5 1 (1.20%) Vagrant
5 1 (1.20%) VersionOne
General
1 12 (14.46%) Marketing
2 8 (9.64%) Advertising
2 8 (9.64%) Games
3 6 (7.23%) Telecoms
4 5 (6.02%) Finance
5 4 (4.82%) Retail
6 2 (2.41%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.20%) Legal
Job Titles
1 57 (68.67%) Developer
2 21 (25.30%) PHP Developer
3 10 (12.05%) Software Engineer
4 9 (10.84%) Web Developer
5 8 (9.64%) PHP Software Engineer
6 7 (8.43%) DevOps Engineer
6 7 (8.43%) Senior Developer
7 6 (7.23%) Full Stack Developer
7 6 (7.23%) JavaScript Developer
8 5 (6.02%) Senior PHP Developer
8 5 (6.02%) Software Developer
8 5 (6.02%) Systems Developer
9 4 (4.82%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 4 (4.82%) Magento Developer
9 4 (4.82%) Senior Full Stack Developer
9 4 (4.82%) Senior JavaScript Developer
10 3 (3.61%) Python Developer
10 3 (3.61%) Senior Test Engineer
10 3 (3.61%) Test Engineer
11 2 (2.41%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (53.01%) HTML
2 39 (46.99%) CSS
3 27 (32.53%) jQuery
4 17 (20.48%) HTML5
4 17 (20.48%) Symfony
5 16 (19.28%) Laravel
6 14 (16.87%) Ajax
7 12 (14.46%) Sass
8 11 (13.25%) JSON
8 11 (13.25%) XML
9 10 (12.05%) CSS3
9 10 (12.05%) Node.js
9 10 (12.05%) Web Services
10 9 (10.84%) AngularJS
11 7 (8.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 6 (7.23%) .NET
12 6 (7.23%) ASP.NET
12 6 (7.23%) Twig
13 4 (4.82%) Angular 2
13 4 (4.82%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.23%) Computer Science
2 4 (4.82%) User Experience
3 3 (3.61%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (3.61%) W3C
4 1 (1.20%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.20%) Anti-Piracy
4 1 (1.20%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.20%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.20%) Fintech
4 1 (1.20%) Graphic Design
4 1 (1.20%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.20%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 23 (27.71%) Linux
2 6 (7.23%) Android
2 6 (7.23%) Apple iOS
2 6 (7.23%) Windows
3 4 (4.82%) Unix
4 1 (1.20%) CentOS
4 1 (1.20%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.20%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (34.94%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (25.30%) Web Development
3 17 (20.48%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (19.28%) OO
5 14 (16.87%) DevOps
6 13 (15.66%) Software Engineering
7 12 (14.46%) MVC
7 12 (14.46%) OOP
8 11 (13.25%) Front End Development
8 11 (13.25%) Scrum
9 7 (8.43%) Test Automation
10 6 (7.23%) Configuration Management
11 5 (6.02%) E-Commerce
11 5 (6.02%) SDLC
11 5 (6.02%) SEO
11 5 (6.02%) Web Design
12 4 (4.82%) Responsive Web Design
12 4 (4.82%) TDD
13 3 (3.61%) OOD
13 3 (3.61%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 62 (74.70%) JavaScript
2 20 (24.10%) Python
2 20 (24.10%) SQL
3 16 (19.28%) Java
4 10 (12.05%) Bash Shell
5 9 (10.84%) C++
5 9 (10.84%) Perl
6 8 (9.64%) C#
7 6 (7.23%) Objective-C
8 3 (3.61%) Apple Swift
8 3 (3.61%) Korn
9 2 (2.41%) C
9 2 (2.41%) PHP 5
10 1 (1.20%) Go
10 1 (1.20%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.20%) Ruby
10 1 (1.20%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (6.02%) Degree
2 4 (4.82%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.20%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.20%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.20%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.23%) SLA
2 3 (3.61%) QA
3 1 (1.20%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.20%) GDPR
System Software
1 2 (2.41%) Docker
2 1 (1.20%) Varnish
2 1 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (8.43%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (8.43%) Puppet
2 3 (3.61%) Ansible
Vendors
1 8 (9.64%) Zend
2 6 (7.23%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.61%) Oracle
3 3 (3.61%) Twitter
4 1 (1.20%) Facebook
4 1 (1.20%) Google
4 1 (1.20%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.20%) Remedy
4 1 (1.20%) SAP
4 1 (1.20%) VMware