Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
UK > Wales
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 52 63 39
Rank change year-on-year +11 -24 -2
Permanent jobs citing PHP 88 71 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 4.40% 3.68% 5.77%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.15% 8.08% 11.18%
Number of salaries quoted 73 66 141
Wales median annual salary £39,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.25% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £22,000 £22,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £50,000 £58,125 £46,250
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 1,080 879 1,359
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 54.03% 45.59% 51.56%
Number of salaries quoted 904 815 1,220
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £25,900 £24,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £55,000 £51,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +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 20 October 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 20 October 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 -2 67 £40,000 - 19
Mid Wales - 10 - - 1
West Wales +17 7 £27,500 -31.25% 2
North Wales -3 4 £38,750 +10.71% 6
PHP
UK

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 62 (70.45%) HTML
2 48 (54.55%) CSS
3 44 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 39 (44.32%) MySQL
5 30 (34.09%) Git (software)
6 28 (31.82%) Problem-Solving
7 26 (29.55%) SQL
8 24 (27.27%) Linux
9 23 (26.14%) jQuery
10 20 (22.73%) XML
11 18 (20.45%) HTML5
11 18 (20.45%) Web Development
12 17 (19.32%) SOAP
12 17 (19.32%) Web Services
12 17 (19.32%) Java
12 17 (19.32%) Agile Software Development
13 16 (18.18%) TDD
13 16 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
14 15 (17.05%) AngularJS
14 15 (17.05%) Relational Database
14 15 (17.05%) Laravel
14 15 (17.05%) Computer Science
14 15 (17.05%) Project Management
14 15 (17.05%) SOA
15 14 (15.91%) Data Warehouse
15 14 (15.91%) .NET
15 14 (15.91%) Software Engineering
15 14 (15.91%) Finance
15 14 (15.91%) REST
16 13 (14.77%) Degree

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 (14.77%) WordPress
2 11 (12.50%) CMS
3 10 (11.36%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (6.82%) Drupal
5 4 (4.55%) Apache
5 4 (4.55%) nginx
6 3 (3.41%) Liferay
7 1 (1.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.55%) Magento
2 2 (2.27%) Shopify
3 1 (1.14%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 10 (11.36%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (5.68%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 3 (3.41%) IaaS
3 3 (3.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.41%) npm
3 3 (3.41%) PaaS
4 1 (1.14%) Office 365
4 1 (1.14%) Serverless
4 1 (1.14%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.82%) DNS
1 6 (6.82%) LAN
1 6 (6.82%) TCP/IP
1 6 (6.82%) WAN
2 4 (4.55%) Internet
3 2 (2.27%) HTTP
4 1 (1.14%) PuTTY
4 1 (1.14%) SMS
4 1 (1.14%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (44.32%) MySQL
2 15 (17.05%) Relational Database
3 14 (15.91%) Data Warehouse
4 13 (14.77%) SQL Server
5 10 (11.36%) SQL Server 2012
5 10 (11.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (6.82%) MongoDB
7 4 (4.55%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (4.55%) GIS
8 3 (3.41%) Big Data
8 3 (3.41%) NoSQL
9 2 (2.27%) Aerospike
9 2 (2.27%) HPCC
10 1 (1.14%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (1.14%) Redis
Development Applications
1 30 (34.09%) Git (software)
2 13 (14.77%) Subversion
3 7 (7.95%) JIRA
4 5 (5.68%) webpack
5 3 (3.41%) gulp
5 3 (3.41%) Maven
5 3 (3.41%) TeamCity
6 2 (2.27%) Bugzilla
6 2 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.14%) JMeter
7 1 (1.14%) Selenium
7 1 (1.14%) Xdebug
General
1 14 (15.91%) Finance
2 4 (4.55%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.41%) Marketing
3 3 (3.41%) Retail
4 2 (2.27%) Games
4 2 (2.27%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.14%) Automotive
5 1 (1.14%) Electronics
5 1 (1.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 61 (69.32%) Developer
2 30 (34.09%) PHP Developer
3 13 (14.77%) Senior Developer
4 11 (12.50%) Software Developer
5 10 (11.36%) Analyst
5 10 (11.36%) Business Systems Analyst
5 10 (11.36%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 10 (11.36%) Senior Analyst
5 10 (11.36%) Senior Business Systems Analyst
5 10 (11.36%) Senior Solutions Analyst
5 10 (11.36%) Senior Systems Analyst
5 10 (11.36%) Solutions Analyst
5 10 (11.36%) Systems Analyst
6 9 (10.23%) Web Developer
7 6 (6.82%) Software Engineer
8 5 (5.68%) Drupal Developer
8 5 (5.68%) Lead DevOps
8 5 (5.68%) Senior Front-End Developer
9 4 (4.55%) Junior
9 4 (4.55%) Junior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (70.45%) HTML
2 48 (54.55%) CSS
3 23 (26.14%) jQuery
4 20 (22.73%) XML
5 18 (20.45%) HTML5
6 17 (19.32%) SOAP
6 17 (19.32%) Web Services
7 15 (17.05%) AngularJS
7 15 (17.05%) Laravel
8 14 (15.91%) .NET
8 14 (15.91%) REST
9 12 (13.64%) CSS3
9 12 (13.64%) LAMP
10 10 (11.36%) JSON
10 10 (11.36%) React
11 9 (10.23%) Vue.js
12 8 (9.09%) Node.js
13 7 (7.95%) Symfony
14 6 (6.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 5 (5.68%) Mustache
Miscellaneous
1 16 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (17.05%) Computer Science
3 10 (11.36%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (11.36%) Management Information System
4 9 (10.23%) Self-Motivation
5 8 (9.09%) User Experience
6 6 (6.82%) Clustering
7 3 (3.41%) Fintech
7 3 (3.41%) Mobile App
8 2 (2.27%) Digital Media
9 1 (1.14%) Graphic Design
9 1 (1.14%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (1.14%) N-Tier
9 1 (1.14%) Replication
9 1 (1.14%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 24 (27.27%) Linux
2 7 (7.95%) Android
2 7 (7.95%) Apple iOS
3 4 (4.55%) Windows
4 2 (2.27%) AIX
4 2 (2.27%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 2 (2.27%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.14%) CentOS
5 1 (1.14%) Debian
5 1 (1.14%) Unix
5 1 (1.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (31.82%) Problem-Solving
2 18 (20.45%) Web Development
3 17 (19.32%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (18.18%) TDD
5 15 (17.05%) Project Management
5 15 (17.05%) SOA
6 14 (15.91%) Software Engineering
7 13 (14.77%) ITIL
7 13 (14.77%) Mentoring
8 12 (13.64%) CRM
8 12 (13.64%) Decision-Making
8 12 (13.64%) ERP
8 12 (13.64%) MVC
8 12 (13.64%) Validation
9 11 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
9 11 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
9 11 (12.50%) Test Automation
10 10 (11.36%) Business Process Improvement
10 10 (11.36%) High Availability
10 10 (11.36%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 44 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 26 (29.55%) SQL
3 17 (19.32%) Java
4 13 (14.77%) C#
5 11 (12.50%) Python
5 11 (12.50%) VB.NET
6 6 (6.82%) Bash Shell
7 5 (5.68%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.27%) ES6
8 2 (2.27%) Objective-C
8 2 (2.27%) PHP 5
9 1 (1.14%) C++
9 1 (1.14%) Perl
9 1 (1.14%) Ruby
9 1 (1.14%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (14.77%) Degree
2 10 (11.36%) Postgraduate
3 2 (2.27%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.41%) GDPR
2 2 (2.27%) QA
3 1 (1.14%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (6.82%) Varnish
2 3 (3.41%) LXC
3 1 (1.14%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.14%) Docker
3 1 (1.14%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (5.68%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (5.68%) Puppet
1 5 (5.68%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 12 (13.64%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.82%) SAP
3 5 (5.68%) Google
3 5 (5.68%) Oracle
4 4 (4.55%) ESRI
5 3 (3.41%) Zend
6 2 (2.27%) Apple
6 2 (2.27%) VMware
7 1 (1.14%) IBM