Period
to 5 July 2020

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 5 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
UK > Wales
6 months to
5 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 40 28 43
Rank change year-on-year -12 +15 +5
Permanent jobs citing PHP 62 128 106
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Wales 4.88% 7.24% 5.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.74% 13.82% 10.12%
Number of salaries quoted 54 124 104
Median annual salary £36,000 £36,500 £40,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.37% -10.43% +1.88%
10th Percentile £25,025 £23,075 £25,150
90th Percentile £56,750 £55,000 £52,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +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 709 926 1,047
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 55.83% 52.38% 54.73%
Number of salaries quoted 585 815 853
Median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £28,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £56,148 £55,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

PHP
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for PHP in Wales

PHP
Salary Trend in Wales

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing PHP in Wales.

Salary trend for PHP in Wales

PHP
Salary Histogram in Wales

Salary distribution for jobs citing PHP in Wales over the 6 months to 5 July 2020.

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 5 July 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
South Wales -18 57 £36,000 -4.00% 14
West Wales - 5 £49,000 - 2
PHP
UK

For the 6 months to 5 July 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 Wales region with a requirement for PHP.

1 35 (56.45%) Laravel
2 32 (51.61%) JavaScript
3 30 (48.39%) HTML
4 24 (38.71%) MySQL
5 19 (30.65%) CSS
5 19 (30.65%) Vue.js
6 18 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (24.19%) LAMP
8 14 (22.58%) Scrum
9 13 (20.97%) Linux
9 13 (20.97%) Docker
10 12 (19.35%) Symfony
10 12 (19.35%) Test Automation
11 11 (17.74%) Project Management
11 11 (17.74%) OO
11 11 (17.74%) Software Engineering
12 10 (16.13%) MVC
12 10 (16.13%) QA
12 10 (16.13%) Relational Database
12 10 (16.13%) Mentoring
13 9 (14.52%) LEMP Stack
13 9 (14.52%) Git (software)
13 9 (14.52%) Jenkins
14 8 (12.90%) Kanban
14 8 (12.90%) Finance
14 8 (12.90%) SQL
14 8 (12.90%) React
15 7 (11.29%) Java
15 7 (11.29%) CMS
15 7 (11.29%) Continuous Integration

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 7 (11.29%) CMS
2 4 (6.45%) Apache
2 4 (6.45%) Drupal
2 4 (6.45%) WordPress
3 1 (1.61%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.61%) nginx
Business Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (3.23%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.45%) AWS
2 3 (4.84%) npm
3 2 (3.23%) Azure
3 2 (3.23%) GCP
4 1 (1.61%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.61%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.61%) HTTP
1 1 (1.61%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (38.71%) MySQL
2 10 (16.13%) Relational Database
3 4 (6.45%) Big Data
4 3 (4.84%) SQL Server
5 2 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.61%) Apache Hive
6 1 (1.61%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.61%) HPCC
6 1 (1.61%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.61%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.61%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (14.52%) Git (software)
1 9 (14.52%) Jenkins
2 7 (11.29%) Cucumber
3 5 (8.06%) Vagrant
4 3 (4.84%) gulp
4 3 (4.84%) webpack
5 2 (3.23%) Subversion
5 2 (3.23%) YouTrack
6 1 (1.61%) Bugzilla
6 1 (1.61%) JIRA
6 1 (1.61%) PhpStorm
6 1 (1.61%) Xdebug
General
1 8 (12.90%) Finance
2 4 (6.45%) Public Sector
3 2 (3.23%) Financial Institution
3 2 (3.23%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 49 (79.03%) Developer
2 26 (41.94%) PHP Developer
3 13 (20.97%) Software Developer
4 7 (11.29%) Senior Developer
5 5 (8.06%) Full Stack Developer
5 5 (8.06%) Software Engineer
6 4 (6.45%) Junior
6 4 (6.45%) Senior Software Developer
7 3 (4.84%) C++ Developer
7 3 (4.84%) Senior PHP Developer
8 2 (3.23%) Drupal Developer
8 2 (3.23%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 2 (3.23%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 2 (3.23%) Graduate
8 2 (3.23%) Graduate Developer
8 2 (3.23%) Graduate Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 2 (3.23%) Graduate Web Developer
8 2 (3.23%) Junior Developer
8 2 (3.23%) Web Developer
9 1 (1.61%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (56.45%) Laravel
2 30 (48.39%) HTML
3 19 (30.65%) CSS
3 19 (30.65%) Vue.js
4 15 (24.19%) LAMP
5 12 (19.35%) Symfony
6 9 (14.52%) LEMP Stack
7 8 (12.90%) React
8 6 (9.68%) AngularJS
8 6 (9.68%) Node.js
8 6 (9.68%) RESTful
8 6 (9.68%) Web Services
9 5 (8.06%) .NET
10 4 (6.45%) jQuery
11 3 (4.84%) HTML5
11 3 (4.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 2 (3.23%) CakePHP
12 2 (3.23%) CSS3
12 2 (3.23%) WebSockets
13 1 (1.61%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.29%) Mobile App
2 3 (4.84%) NHS
3 2 (3.23%) User Experience
4 1 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.61%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.61%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.61%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 13 (20.97%) Linux
2 6 (9.68%) Unix
3 2 (3.23%) Windows
4 1 (1.61%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (22.58%) Scrum
3 12 (19.35%) Test Automation
4 11 (17.74%) OO
4 11 (17.74%) Project Management
4 11 (17.74%) Software Engineering
5 10 (16.13%) Mentoring
5 10 (16.13%) MVC
6 8 (12.90%) Kanban
7 7 (11.29%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (9.68%) DevOps
8 6 (9.68%) OOP
9 5 (8.06%) Coaching
9 5 (8.06%) Front End Development
9 5 (8.06%) SDLC
9 5 (8.06%) Web Development
10 4 (6.45%) SOLID
10 4 (6.45%) TDD
11 3 (4.84%) API Development
11 3 (4.84%) Fintech
Programming Languages
1 32 (51.61%) JavaScript
2 8 (12.90%) SQL
3 7 (11.29%) Java
4 6 (9.68%) C++
5 5 (8.06%) Python
6 4 (6.45%) C#
7 2 (3.23%) Bash Shell
7 2 (3.23%) VBA
8 1 (1.61%) C
8 1 (1.61%) ES6
8 1 (1.61%) Go
8 1 (1.61%) Java 8
8 1 (1.61%) Kotlin
8 1 (1.61%) Perl
8 1 (1.61%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (1.61%) Degree
1 1 (1.61%) ISEB
1 1 (1.61%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (16.13%) QA
System Software
1 13 (20.97%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (6.45%) Ansible
2 2 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (3.23%) Puppet
3 1 (1.61%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.61%) Salt
3 1 (1.61%) Terraform
Vendors
1 7 (11.29%) Zend
2 5 (8.06%) Google
3 1 (1.61%) Adobe
3 1 (1.61%) Apple
3 1 (1.61%) Microsoft