Period
to 19 February 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 19 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
UK > Wales
6 months to
19 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 36 35 51
Rank change year-on-year -1 +16 -17
Permanent jobs citing PHP 111 115 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 6.00% 6.28% 5.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.91% 11.39% 9.87%
Number of salaries quoted 105 103 85
Wales median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,500 £23,600
90th Percentile £55,500 £51,250 £47,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £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 1,017 1,010 993
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 54.97% 55.16% 52.13%
Number of salaries quoted 880 841 857
Wales median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +2.67%
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,749 £25,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £58,750 £54,844
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% +5.26%

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 19 February 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 19 February 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 -6 108 £37,500 - 44
West Wales -1 2 £48,750 +50.00% 4
PHP
UK

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 51 (45.95%) MySQL
1 51 (45.95%) Laravel
2 45 (40.54%) HTML
3 42 (37.84%) JavaScript
4 37 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (33.33%) CSS
5 29 (26.13%) Linux
6 26 (23.42%) Test Automation
7 25 (22.52%) Git (software)
7 25 (22.52%) Vue.js
8 23 (20.72%) Scrum
9 19 (17.12%) CMS
9 19 (17.12%) Project Management
9 19 (17.12%) QA
9 19 (17.12%) Continuous Integration
9 19 (17.12%) React
10 18 (16.22%) Docker
10 18 (16.22%) Mentoring
10 18 (16.22%) Software Engineering
10 18 (16.22%) Web Development
10 18 (16.22%) LAMP
10 18 (16.22%) OO
11 17 (15.32%) MVC
11 17 (15.32%) Kanban
11 17 (15.32%) Jenkins
12 15 (13.51%) TDD
12 15 (13.51%) Web Services
12 15 (13.51%) Python
13 14 (12.61%) C++
13 14 (12.61%) Twitter Bootstrap

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 19 (17.12%) CMS
2 12 (10.81%) WordPress
3 7 (6.31%) Apache
3 7 (6.31%) Drupal
4 2 (1.80%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.80%) lighttpd
5 1 (0.90%) IIS
5 1 (0.90%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (1.80%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (4.50%) Shopify
2 2 (1.80%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 13 (11.71%) AWS
2 8 (7.21%) Azure
3 3 (2.70%) AWS Lambda
3 3 (2.70%) GCP
3 3 (2.70%) Serverless
4 2 (1.80%) GitHub
4 2 (1.80%) Heroku
5 1 (0.90%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.90%) G Suite
5 1 (0.90%) npm
5 1 (0.90%) Power Platform
5 1 (0.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.70%) DNS
1 3 (2.70%) HTTP
2 1 (0.90%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (45.95%) MySQL
2 12 (10.81%) Relational Database
3 8 (7.21%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (4.50%) SQL Server
5 4 (3.60%) Big Data
6 3 (2.70%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.80%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (1.80%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.80%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.80%) SQLite
8 1 (0.90%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.90%) GIS
8 1 (0.90%) Power BI
8 1 (0.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 25 (22.52%) Git (software)
2 17 (15.32%) Jenkins
3 14 (12.61%) Cucumber
4 8 (7.21%) JIRA
5 4 (3.60%) Subversion
6 2 (1.80%) Bitbucket
6 2 (1.80%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.90%) Axure RP
7 1 (0.90%) git-flow
7 1 (0.90%) gulp
7 1 (0.90%) PHPUnit
7 1 (0.90%) webpack
General
1 11 (9.91%) Finance
2 6 (5.41%) Marketing
3 2 (1.80%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.90%) Automotive
4 1 (0.90%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 88 (79.28%) Developer
2 41 (36.94%) PHP Developer
3 19 (17.12%) Software Developer
4 13 (11.71%) Web Developer
5 10 (9.01%) Full Stack Developer
5 10 (9.01%) Senior Developer
6 8 (7.21%) Junior
6 8 (7.21%) Software Engineer
7 7 (6.31%) C++ Developer
7 7 (6.31%) MySQL Developer
7 7 (6.31%) MySQL Web Developer
7 7 (6.31%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 7 (6.31%) PHP MySQL Web Developer
7 7 (6.31%) PHP Web Developer
7 7 (6.31%) XML Developer
8 6 (5.41%) Junior Developer
9 5 (4.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 4 (3.60%) Drupal Developer
10 4 (3.60%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 4 (3.60%) Graduate Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (45.95%) Laravel
2 45 (40.54%) HTML
3 37 (33.33%) CSS
4 25 (22.52%) Vue.js
5 19 (17.12%) React
6 18 (16.22%) LAMP
7 15 (13.51%) Web Services
8 14 (12.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 13 (11.71%) JSON
10 11 (9.91%) Symfony
11 10 (9.01%) .NET
11 10 (9.01%) RESTful
11 10 (9.01%) XML
12 9 (8.11%) AngularJS
12 9 (8.11%) jQuery
12 9 (8.11%) REST
13 8 (7.21%) Node.js
13 8 (7.21%) Sass
13 8 (7.21%) SOAP
14 6 (5.41%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.31%) User Experience
2 6 (5.41%) Mobile App
3 4 (3.60%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.70%) Linux Command Line
4 3 (2.70%) Social Media
5 2 (1.80%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.90%) Analytical Mindset
6 1 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.90%) NHS
6 1 (0.90%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.90%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 29 (26.13%) Linux
2 8 (7.21%) Unix
3 2 (1.80%) Windows
4 1 (0.90%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (23.42%) Test Automation
3 23 (20.72%) Scrum
4 19 (17.12%) Continuous Integration
4 19 (17.12%) Project Management
5 18 (16.22%) Mentoring
5 18 (16.22%) OO
5 18 (16.22%) Software Engineering
5 18 (16.22%) Web Development
6 17 (15.32%) Kanban
6 17 (15.32%) MVC
7 15 (13.51%) TDD
8 13 (11.71%) E-Commerce
9 12 (10.81%) DevOps
10 9 (8.11%) Technical Leadership
11 8 (7.21%) SDLC
11 8 (7.21%) SOA
12 7 (6.31%) API Integration
12 7 (6.31%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
12 7 (6.31%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 42 (37.84%) JavaScript
2 15 (13.51%) Python
3 14 (12.61%) C++
4 13 (11.71%) SQL
5 10 (9.01%) C#
5 10 (9.01%) Java
6 6 (5.41%) Bash Shell
7 4 (3.60%) Perl
8 2 (1.80%) C
8 2 (1.80%) Objective-C
8 2 (1.80%) VBA
9 1 (0.90%) Go
9 1 (0.90%) Groovy
9 1 (0.90%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.90%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.90%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 10 (9.01%) Degree
2 3 (2.70%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.90%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (17.12%) QA
System Software
1 18 (16.22%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.80%) Ansible
1 2 (1.80%) Kubernetes
1 2 (1.80%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (1.80%) Puppet
2 1 (0.90%) Salt
2 1 (0.90%) Terraform
Vendors
1 11 (9.91%) Zend
2 6 (5.41%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.60%) Google
4 2 (1.80%) Oracle