Period
to 28 July 2021

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 28 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
UK > Wales
6 months to
28 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 65 49 33
Rank change year-on-year -16 -16 +17
Permanent jobs citing PHP 54 48 119
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Wales 3.84% 4.23% 6.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.95% 7.69% 12.74%
Number of salaries quoted 43 39 114
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,300 £22,825
25th Percentile £34,625 £32,500 £26,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median % change year-on-year +20.00% - -6.25%
75th Percentile £48,750 £47,500 £47,875
90th Percentile £55,000 £55,500 £55,000
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 679 624 934
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 48.22% 55.03% 52.50%
Number of salaries quoted 504 513 844
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,750 £26,250
25th Percentile £34,714 £34,250 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
75th Percentile £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,250 £56,250
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

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 28 July 2021.

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 28 July 2021. 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 -3 52 £45,000 +22.45% 11
West Wales -22 2 £29,500 -39.80% 1
PHP
UK

For the 6 months to 28 July 2021, 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 (64.81%) JavaScript
2 26 (48.15%) HTML
3 25 (46.30%) CSS
4 23 (42.59%) SQL
5 18 (33.33%) .NET
6 17 (31.48%) MySQL
6 17 (31.48%) C#
6 17 (31.48%) Python
7 15 (27.78%) Java
7 15 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (25.93%) Docker
9 13 (24.07%) Vue.js
9 13 (24.07%) Full Stack Development
9 13 (24.07%) AngularJS
10 12 (22.22%) Social Skills
10 12 (22.22%) React
10 12 (22.22%) DevOps
10 12 (22.22%) TypeScript
11 11 (20.37%) HTML5
11 11 (20.37%) Web Development
11 11 (20.37%) Microsoft
12 10 (18.52%) .NET Framework
12 10 (18.52%) Kubernetes
13 9 (16.67%) .NET Core
13 9 (16.67%) CSS3
13 9 (16.67%) OO
13 9 (16.67%) SOA
14 8 (14.81%) OOP
14 8 (14.81%) Git (software)
14 8 (14.81%) Problem-Solving

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 5 (9.26%) WordPress
2 3 (5.56%) nginx
3 2 (3.70%) Drupal
4 1 (1.85%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.11%) NuGet
2 4 (7.41%) Azure
3 3 (5.56%) AWS
3 3 (5.56%) Azure Service Bus
3 3 (5.56%) SaaS
4 2 (3.70%) GitHub
5 1 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.85%) GCP
5 1 (1.85%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (31.48%) MySQL
2 6 (11.11%) Relational Database
3 3 (5.56%) Azure SQL Database
3 3 (5.56%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.70%) Big Data
4 2 (3.70%) HPCC
5 1 (1.85%) BigQuery
5 1 (1.85%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (14.81%) Git (software)
2 6 (11.11%) Visual Studio Code
3 3 (5.56%) Visual Studio Team System
4 2 (3.70%) Cypress.io
4 2 (3.70%) Selenium
5 1 (1.85%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.85%) Firebug
5 1 (1.85%) JIRA
5 1 (1.85%) NUnit
5 1 (1.85%) PHPUnit
5 1 (1.85%) Xdebug
General
1 12 (22.22%) Social Skills
2 7 (12.96%) Multimedia
2 7 (12.96%) Retail
3 4 (7.41%) Finance
4 3 (5.56%) Public Sector
5 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.85%) Law
5 1 (1.85%) Local Government
5 1 (1.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 42 (77.78%) Developer
2 10 (18.52%) Web Developer
3 9 (16.67%) .NET Developer
4 7 (12.96%) PHP Developer
4 7 (12.96%) Software Developer
4 7 (12.96%) Trainee Developer
4 7 (12.96%) Trainee Web Developer
5 6 (11.11%) .NET Software Developer
5 6 (11.11%) Full Stack Developer
6 4 (7.41%) Senior Developer
7 3 (5.56%) Angular Developer
7 3 (5.56%) Java Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Mobile Developer
7 3 (5.56%) React Developer
8 2 (3.70%) Automation Tester
8 2 (3.70%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 2 (3.70%) Lead Developer
8 2 (3.70%) Senior .NET Developer
8 2 (3.70%) Tester
9 1 (1.85%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (48.15%) HTML
2 25 (46.30%) CSS
3 18 (33.33%) .NET
4 13 (24.07%) AngularJS
4 13 (24.07%) Vue.js
5 12 (22.22%) React
6 11 (20.37%) HTML5
7 10 (18.52%) .NET Framework
8 9 (16.67%) .NET Core
8 9 (16.67%) CSS3
9 7 (12.96%) Laravel
10 6 (11.11%) Angular 2
10 6 (11.11%) Node.js
10 6 (11.11%) REST
11 5 (9.26%) Symfony
12 4 (7.41%) ASP.NET
12 4 (7.41%) jQuery
12 4 (7.41%) Spring
12 4 (7.41%) Spring Boot
13 3 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.26%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (5.56%) Mobile App
2 3 (5.56%) NHS
2 3 (5.56%) User Experience
2 3 (5.56%) Wiki
3 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.85%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (24.07%) Full Stack Development
3 12 (22.22%) DevOps
4 11 (20.37%) Web Development
5 9 (16.67%) OO
5 9 (16.67%) SOA
6 8 (14.81%) OOP
6 8 (14.81%) Problem-Solving
6 8 (14.81%) SDLC
7 6 (11.11%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 6 (11.11%) Microservices
7 6 (11.11%) Prototyping
7 6 (11.11%) Refactoring
7 6 (11.11%) Requirements Gathering
8 5 (9.26%) Mobile Development
8 5 (9.26%) Software Engineering
9 4 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (7.41%) E-Commerce
9 4 (7.41%) Mentoring
9 4 (7.41%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 35 (64.81%) JavaScript
2 23 (42.59%) SQL
3 17 (31.48%) C#
3 17 (31.48%) Python
4 15 (27.78%) Java
5 12 (22.22%) TypeScript
6 5 (9.26%) Perl
7 3 (5.56%) C++
7 3 (5.56%) PHP 7
8 2 (3.70%) C
8 2 (3.70%) Go
9 1 (1.85%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (1.85%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.70%) GDPR
1 2 (3.70%) QA
2 1 (1.85%) Accessibility
2 1 (1.85%) Data Quality
System Software
1 14 (25.93%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (18.52%) Kubernetes
2 4 (7.41%) Terraform
3 3 (5.56%) Ansible
Vendors
1 11 (20.37%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.41%) Google
3 2 (3.70%) LexisNexis
4 1 (1.85%) Atlassian