Period
to 9 December 2018

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 9 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
UK > Wales
6 months to
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 49 65 36
Rank change year-on-year +16 -29 +13
Permanent jobs citing PHP 98 79 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 4.90% 3.85% 6.08%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.86% 8.13% 11.51%
Number of salaries quoted 86 69 136
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% - -
10th Percentile £22,750 £23,950 £22,500
90th Percentile £52,500 £46,250 £47,500
UK median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 1,106 972 1,381
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 55.30% 47.37% 52.79%
Number of salaries quoted 927 883 1,242
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £38,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +4.11% +4.29%
10th Percentile £26,749 £23,800 £23,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £55,000 £53,750
UK median annual salary £50,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.00% +5.26% +5.56%

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 9 December 2018.

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 9 December 2018. 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 +4 83 £40,000 +8.84% 35
Mid Wales - 7 - -
North Wales 0 4 £38,750 +10.71% 6
West Wales +13 3 £27,500 -15.38% 1
PHP
UK

For the 6 months to 9 December 2018, 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 Wales region with a requirement for PHP.

1 70 (71.43%) HTML
2 58 (59.18%) JavaScript
3 55 (56.12%) CSS
4 38 (38.78%) Agile Software Development
5 36 (36.73%) MySQL
6 34 (34.69%) Git (software)
7 32 (32.65%) HTML5
8 25 (25.51%) .NET
8 25 (25.51%) Linux
9 24 (24.49%) AngularJS
9 24 (24.49%) jQuery
9 24 (24.49%) Problem-Solving
10 23 (23.47%) Web Development
10 23 (23.47%) C#
10 23 (23.47%) Finance
11 22 (22.45%) TDD
11 22 (22.45%) Java
11 22 (22.45%) XML
12 20 (20.41%) SQL
12 20 (20.41%) Vue.js
13 19 (19.39%) React
14 18 (18.37%) CSS3
14 18 (18.37%) Laravel
15 17 (17.35%) Software Engineering
15 17 (17.35%) Mentoring
16 16 (16.33%) SQL Server
16 16 (16.33%) SOAP
16 16 (16.33%) Computer Science
17 15 (15.31%) Degree
17 15 (15.31%) 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 11 (11.22%) WordPress
2 10 (10.20%) CMS
3 7 (7.14%) Apache
3 7 (7.14%) BizTalk Server
3 7 (7.14%) Drupal
4 4 (4.08%) nginx
5 3 (3.06%) Liferay
6 1 (1.02%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 5 (5.10%) Magento
2 2 (2.04%) Shopify
3 1 (1.02%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (8.16%) npm
3 6 (6.12%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (3.06%) IaaS
4 3 (3.06%) PaaS
5 1 (1.02%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (1.02%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.08%) SSL
2 3 (3.06%) HTTP
2 3 (3.06%) Internet
3 1 (1.02%) Firewall
3 1 (1.02%) IPv4
3 1 (1.02%) IPv6
3 1 (1.02%) LAN
3 1 (1.02%) SMS
3 1 (1.02%) SSH
3 1 (1.02%) VPN
3 1 (1.02%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (36.73%) MySQL
2 16 (16.33%) SQL Server
3 13 (13.27%) Relational Database
4 10 (10.20%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (4.08%) MongoDB
7 3 (3.06%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (3.06%) Big Data
7 3 (3.06%) GIS
8 2 (2.04%) Aerospike
8 2 (2.04%) HPCC
8 2 (2.04%) NoSQL
9 1 (1.02%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (1.02%) MariaDB
9 1 (1.02%) Redis
9 1 (1.02%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 34 (34.69%) Git (software)
2 10 (10.20%) webpack
3 9 (9.18%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (8.16%) gulp
4 8 (8.16%) Subversion
5 6 (6.12%) JIRA
6 3 (3.06%) Bugzilla
6 3 (3.06%) Maven
6 3 (3.06%) Selenium
6 3 (3.06%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.02%) JMeter
7 1 (1.02%) PhpStorm
7 1 (1.02%) PHPUnit
7 1 (1.02%) Xdebug
General
1 23 (23.47%) Finance
2 12 (12.24%) Marketing
3 4 (4.08%) Advertising
3 4 (4.08%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.06%) Electronics
4 3 (3.06%) Games
4 3 (3.06%) Retail
4 3 (3.06%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.04%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.02%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 67 (68.37%) Developer
2 32 (32.65%) PHP Developer
3 14 (14.29%) Web Developer
4 13 (13.27%) Senior Developer
4 13 (13.27%) Software Engineer
5 11 (11.22%) Software Developer
6 10 (10.20%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 8 (8.16%) Senior Software Engineer
8 7 (7.14%) Analyst
8 7 (7.14%) Business Systems Analyst
8 7 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
8 7 (7.14%) Senior Business Systems Analyst
8 7 (7.14%) Senior Solutions Analyst
8 7 (7.14%) Senior Systems Analyst
8 7 (7.14%) Solutions Analyst
8 7 (7.14%) Systems Analyst
9 5 (5.10%) Drupal Developer
9 5 (5.10%) Senior PHP Developer
10 4 (4.08%) JavaScript Developer
10 4 (4.08%) Senior Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (71.43%) HTML
2 55 (56.12%) CSS
3 32 (32.65%) HTML5
4 25 (25.51%) .NET
5 24 (24.49%) AngularJS
5 24 (24.49%) jQuery
6 22 (22.45%) XML
7 20 (20.41%) Vue.js
8 19 (19.39%) React
9 18 (18.37%) CSS3
9 18 (18.37%) Laravel
10 16 (16.33%) SOAP
11 15 (15.31%) Web Services
12 14 (14.29%) ASP.NET
13 13 (13.27%) Node.js
13 13 (13.27%) Sass
14 11 (11.22%) REST
15 10 (10.20%) LAMP
16 9 (9.18%) JSON
17 8 (8.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.31%) Analytical Skills
1 15 (15.31%) Self-Motivation
2 11 (11.22%) Fintech
3 8 (8.16%) Digital Media
3 8 (8.16%) User Experience
4 7 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (7.14%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.04%) Analytical Mindset
5 2 (2.04%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.02%) Clustering
6 1 (1.02%) Graphic Design
6 1 (1.02%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.02%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.02%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 25 (25.51%) Linux
2 6 (6.12%) Android
2 6 (6.12%) Apple iOS
3 4 (4.08%) Windows
4 3 (3.06%) Ubuntu
5 2 (2.04%) AIX
5 2 (2.04%) CentOS
5 2 (2.04%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 2 (2.04%) Unix
6 1 (1.02%) Debian
6 1 (1.02%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (38.78%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (24.49%) Problem-Solving
3 23 (23.47%) Web Development
4 22 (22.45%) TDD
5 17 (17.35%) Mentoring
5 17 (17.35%) Software Engineering
6 16 (16.33%) Computer Science
7 15 (15.31%) Front End Development
8 14 (14.29%) Test Automation
9 13 (13.27%) Project Management
9 13 (13.27%) Scrum
9 13 (13.27%) SOA
9 13 (13.27%) Technical Leadership
10 12 (12.24%) Decision-Making
11 10 (10.20%) Business Intelligence
11 10 (10.20%) ERP
11 10 (10.20%) ITIL
11 10 (10.20%) MVC
11 10 (10.20%) Validation
12 9 (9.18%) OO
Programming Languages
1 58 (59.18%) JavaScript
2 23 (23.47%) C#
3 22 (22.45%) Java
4 20 (20.41%) SQL
5 8 (8.16%) ES6
5 8 (8.16%) VB.NET
6 7 (7.14%) Python
7 6 (6.12%) C++
8 4 (4.08%) TypeScript
9 3 (3.06%) Objective-C
9 3 (3.06%) Perl
10 2 (2.04%) PHP 5
11 1 (1.02%) C
11 1 (1.02%) Delphi
11 1 (1.02%) Ruby
11 1 (1.02%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (15.31%) Degree
2 7 (7.14%) Postgraduate
3 4 (4.08%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.12%) QA
2 3 (3.06%) GDPR
3 1 (1.02%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (3.06%) LXC
2 1 (1.02%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.02%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.02%) Varnish
2 1 (1.02%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.02%) Ansible
Vendors
1 14 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.16%) SAP
3 6 (6.12%) Oracle
4 4 (4.08%) Zend
5 3 (3.06%) Apple
5 3 (3.06%) ESRI
5 3 (3.06%) Google
6 2 (2.04%) VMware
7 1 (1.02%) Adobe
7 1 (1.02%) IBM
7 1 (1.02%) Marketo
7 1 (1.02%) Sybase