Period
to 17 February 2019

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 17 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
UK > Wales
6 months to
17 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 30 50 35
Rank change year-on-year +20 -15 +17
Permanent jobs citing PHP 115 96 158
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 6.36% 5.04% 6.70%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.47% 9.74% 12.21%
Number of salaries quoted 103 83 137
Wales median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% - -
10th Percentile £25,500 £23,550 £24,250
90th Percentile £51,250 £47,500 £50,000
UK median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 1,003 986 1,294
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 55.44% 51.79% 54.90%
Number of salaries quoted 835 852 1,147
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.90% +2.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £26,749 £25,000 £24,250
90th Percentile £58,750 £54,844 £55,000
UK median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% +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 17 February 2019.

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 17 February 2019. 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 +9 108 £37,500 -0.66% 48
North Wales +7 3 £40,000 +33.33%
West Wales -2 2 £32,500 +30.00% 2
PHP
UK

For the 6 months to 17 February 2019, 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 73 (63.48%) JavaScript
2 68 (59.13%) HTML
3 59 (51.30%) CSS
3 59 (51.30%) Agile Software Development
4 42 (36.52%) Git (software)
5 40 (34.78%) MySQL
6 34 (29.57%) HTML5
7 26 (22.61%) .NET
7 26 (22.61%) Linux
8 25 (21.74%) Web Development
8 25 (21.74%) Vue.js
9 23 (20.00%) Software Engineering
9 23 (20.00%) AngularJS
9 23 (20.00%) Finance
10 22 (19.13%) Java
10 22 (19.13%) Mentoring
11 21 (18.26%) C#
11 21 (18.26%) jQuery
12 20 (17.39%) CSS3
12 20 (17.39%) Laravel
12 20 (17.39%) SQL
12 20 (17.39%) TDD
13 19 (16.52%) SQL Server
13 19 (16.52%) ASP.NET
13 19 (16.52%) React
13 19 (16.52%) Self-Motivation
14 18 (15.65%) Python
14 18 (15.65%) Sass
14 18 (15.65%) Test Automation
15 17 (14.78%) XML

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 13 (11.30%) WordPress
2 12 (10.43%) CMS
3 10 (8.70%) Apache
4 5 (4.35%) Drupal
4 5 (4.35%) nginx
5 3 (2.61%) Confluence
5 3 (2.61%) IIS
6 1 (0.87%) Liferay
6 1 (0.87%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 6 (5.22%) Magento
2 1 (0.87%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.87%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 14 (12.17%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (11.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (6.96%) npm
4 3 (2.61%) GitHub
5 2 (1.74%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (1.74%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.87%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (0.87%) CloudFront
6 1 (0.87%) IaaS
6 1 (0.87%) Office 365
6 1 (0.87%) PaaS
6 1 (0.87%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.09%) SSL
2 5 (4.35%) FTP
2 5 (4.35%) HTTP
3 3 (2.61%) Ethernet
3 3 (2.61%) Firewall
3 3 (2.61%) SSH
3 3 (2.61%) VPN
4 1 (0.87%) DNS
4 1 (0.87%) IPv4
4 1 (0.87%) IPv6
4 1 (0.87%) LAN
4 1 (0.87%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (34.78%) MySQL
2 19 (16.52%) SQL Server
3 13 (11.30%) Relational Database
4 8 (6.96%) Big Data
4 8 (6.96%) NoSQL
5 3 (2.61%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (2.61%) HPCC
5 3 (2.61%) MongoDB
5 3 (2.61%) Redis
5 3 (2.61%) SQLite
6 2 (1.74%) Aerospike
6 2 (1.74%) MariaDB
6 2 (1.74%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.87%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 42 (36.52%) Git (software)
2 13 (11.30%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (7.83%) JIRA
3 9 (7.83%) webpack
4 8 (6.96%) gulp
4 8 (6.96%) Subversion
5 7 (6.09%) Selenium
6 6 (5.22%) Jenkins
7 5 (4.35%) Bugzilla
7 5 (4.35%) PHPUnit
8 4 (3.48%) Cucumber
8 4 (3.48%) Xdebug
9 3 (2.61%) git-flow
10 2 (1.74%) Eclipse
10 2 (1.74%) Grunt
10 2 (1.74%) JMeter
11 1 (0.87%) Maven
11 1 (0.87%) PhpStorm
11 1 (0.87%) TeamCity
General
1 23 (20.00%) Finance
2 16 (13.91%) Marketing
3 6 (5.22%) Advertising
3 6 (5.22%) Manufacturing
4 5 (4.35%) Electronics
4 5 (4.35%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.61%) Retail
6 2 (1.74%) Welsh Language
7 1 (0.87%) Games
Job Titles
1 79 (68.70%) Developer
2 40 (34.78%) PHP Developer
3 18 (15.65%) Web Developer
4 16 (13.91%) Software Developer
4 16 (13.91%) Software Engineer
5 9 (7.83%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 9 (7.83%) Senior Developer
6 8 (6.96%) Senior Software Engineer
7 7 (6.09%) PHP Software Engineer
8 5 (4.35%) JavaScript Developer
8 5 (4.35%) PHP Web Developer
8 5 (4.35%) Senior PHP Developer
9 4 (3.48%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 4 (3.48%) Drupal Developer
9 4 (3.48%) Full Stack Developer
9 4 (3.48%) Full Stack Web Developer
9 4 (3.48%) JavaScript Engineer
9 4 (3.48%) MySQL Developer
9 4 (3.48%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 4 (3.48%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (59.13%) HTML
2 59 (51.30%) CSS
3 34 (29.57%) HTML5
4 26 (22.61%) .NET
5 25 (21.74%) Vue.js
6 23 (20.00%) AngularJS
7 21 (18.26%) jQuery
8 20 (17.39%) CSS3
8 20 (17.39%) Laravel
9 19 (16.52%) ASP.NET
9 19 (16.52%) React
10 18 (15.65%) Sass
11 17 (14.78%) XML
12 14 (12.17%) LAMP
13 12 (10.43%) Web Services
14 11 (9.57%) Node.js
14 11 (9.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 9 (7.83%) RESTful
15 9 (7.83%) WebRTC
16 8 (6.96%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 19 (16.52%) Self-Motivation
2 12 (10.43%) Fintech
3 8 (6.96%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (6.96%) Digital Media
4 7 (6.09%) User Experience
5 4 (3.48%) Wiki
6 2 (1.74%) Analytical Mindset
6 2 (1.74%) Clustering
6 2 (1.74%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.74%) NHS
6 2 (1.74%) Social Media
7 1 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.87%) Graphic Design
7 1 (0.87%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.87%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.87%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 26 (22.61%) Linux
2 8 (6.96%) CentOS
2 8 (6.96%) Windows
3 4 (3.48%) Ubuntu
4 3 (2.61%) Unix
5 2 (1.74%) AIX
5 2 (1.74%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.87%) Android
6 1 (0.87%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.87%) Debian
6 1 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.87%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (51.30%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (21.74%) Web Development
3 23 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 22 (19.13%) Mentoring
5 20 (17.39%) TDD
6 18 (15.65%) Test Automation
7 17 (14.78%) Front End Development
8 16 (13.91%) Problem-Solving
9 15 (13.04%) MVC
9 15 (13.04%) Scrum
10 13 (11.30%) OO
10 13 (11.30%) OOP
11 12 (10.43%) Technical Leadership
12 11 (9.57%) DevOps
13 10 (8.70%) Computer Science
13 10 (8.70%) Project Management
14 9 (7.83%) E-Commerce
14 9 (7.83%) Open Source
15 8 (6.96%) Affiliate Marketing
15 8 (6.96%) Functional Programming
Programming Languages
1 73 (63.48%) JavaScript
2 22 (19.13%) Java
3 21 (18.26%) C#
4 20 (17.39%) SQL
5 18 (15.65%) Python
6 9 (7.83%) C++
7 8 (6.96%) ES6
8 7 (6.09%) TypeScript
9 6 (5.22%) Bash Shell
10 4 (3.48%) Objective-C
10 4 (3.48%) Ruby
11 3 (2.61%) Delphi
11 3 (2.61%) Perl
11 3 (2.61%) PHP 5
12 2 (1.74%) CFML
13 1 (0.87%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (10.43%) Degree
2 7 (6.09%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.87%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (11.30%) QA
2 1 (0.87%) GDPR
2 1 (0.87%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (3.48%) Docker
2 3 (2.61%) LXC
3 2 (1.74%) Varnish
4 1 (0.87%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.87%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.87%) Postfix
4 1 (0.87%) qmail
4 1 (0.87%) Sendmail
4 1 (0.87%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.74%) Ansible
Vendors
1 13 (11.30%) Microsoft
2 9 (7.83%) Oracle
3 8 (6.96%) SAP
4 5 (4.35%) Apple
4 5 (4.35%) Red Hat
5 3 (2.61%) Adobe
5 3 (2.61%) Sybase
6 2 (1.74%) VMware
7 1 (0.87%) IBM
7 1 (0.87%) Marketo
7 1 (0.87%) Zend