Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
UK > Wales
6 months to
16 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 44 48 64
Rank change year-on-year +4 +16 -24
Permanent jobs citing PHP 87 93 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 4.70% 4.59% 3.77%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.13% 8.45% 8.19%
Number of salaries quoted 81 77 70
Wales median annual salary £37,500 £39,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.06% -1.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,000 £22,450
90th Percentile £57,500 £50,000 £60,000
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% 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 953 1,100 904
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 51.43% 54.35% 46.08%
Number of salaries quoted 831 919 839
Wales median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,700 £25,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £61,250 £55,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +4.17% +1.05%

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 16 October 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 16 October 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 +5 82 £37,500 -6.25% 40
North Wales +6 5 £28,000 -27.74% 1
PHP
UK

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 40 (45.98%) JavaScript
1 40 (45.98%) MySQL
2 27 (31.03%) HTML
2 27 (31.03%) Laravel
3 25 (28.74%) Git (software)
3 25 (28.74%) Python
3 25 (28.74%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (24.14%) Web Development
5 20 (22.99%) CSS
5 20 (22.99%) Java
6 19 (21.84%) .NET
7 18 (20.69%) Mentoring
8 16 (18.39%) SQL
8 16 (18.39%) OO
9 14 (16.09%) Symfony
9 14 (16.09%) Scrum
9 14 (16.09%) WordPress
10 13 (14.94%) Docker
10 13 (14.94%) React
10 13 (14.94%) Django
10 13 (14.94%) MVC
11 12 (13.79%) Linux
11 12 (13.79%) C#
11 12 (13.79%) TDD
12 11 (12.64%) Software Engineering
13 10 (11.49%) CMS
13 10 (11.49%) OOP
13 10 (11.49%) Vue.js
14 9 (10.34%) AWS
14 9 (10.34%) C++

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 14 (16.09%) WordPress
2 10 (11.49%) CMS
3 7 (8.05%) Apache
4 6 (6.90%) Drupal
5 1 (1.15%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.15%) nginx
5 1 (1.15%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (2.30%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.30%) Magento
2 1 (1.15%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.34%) AWS
2 3 (3.45%) Azure
3 2 (2.30%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.15%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.15%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (1.15%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.15%) BrowserStack
4 1 (1.15%) Heroku
4 1 (1.15%) Power Platform
4 1 (1.15%) Serverless
4 1 (1.15%) Slack
4 1 (1.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.45%) DNS
2 2 (2.30%) Firewall
2 2 (2.30%) FTP
2 2 (2.30%) SSH
2 2 (2.30%) SSL
2 2 (2.30%) VPN
3 1 (1.15%) HTTP
3 1 (1.15%) Internet
3 1 (1.15%) Intranet
3 1 (1.15%) LAN
3 1 (1.15%) Skype
3 1 (1.15%) SMTP
3 1 (1.15%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.15%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (45.98%) MySQL
2 5 (5.75%) Big Data
2 5 (5.75%) Relational Database
3 4 (4.60%) SQL Server
4 3 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.30%) GIS
5 2 (2.30%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.30%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.15%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.15%) HPCC
6 1 (1.15%) JasperReports
6 1 (1.15%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.15%) Power BI
6 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 25 (28.74%) Git (software)
2 6 (6.90%) Jenkins
3 5 (5.75%) JIRA
3 5 (5.75%) Selenium
4 4 (4.60%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (3.45%) GitLab
6 2 (2.30%) git-flow
6 2 (2.30%) Subversion
7 1 (1.15%) Axure RP
7 1 (1.15%) Bitbucket
7 1 (1.15%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.15%) PHPUnit
7 1 (1.15%) Vagrant
7 1 (1.15%) webpack
General
1 9 (10.34%) Finance
2 8 (9.20%) Marketing
3 5 (5.75%) Public Sector
3 5 (5.75%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.60%) Electronics
4 4 (4.60%) Manufacturing
5 3 (3.45%) Banking
6 2 (2.30%) Games
6 2 (2.30%) Retail
7 1 (1.15%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 70 (80.46%) Developer
2 32 (36.78%) PHP Developer
3 22 (25.29%) Software Developer
4 15 (17.24%) Senior Developer
5 13 (14.94%) Web Developer
6 10 (11.49%) Senior Software Developer
7 8 (9.20%) Software Engineer
8 6 (6.90%) Junior
8 6 (6.90%) Senior PHP Developer
9 5 (5.75%) Junior Developer
9 5 (5.75%) PHP Web Developer
9 5 (5.75%) Python Developer
10 4 (4.60%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 4 (4.60%) Development Manager
10 4 (4.60%) Lead Developer
10 4 (4.60%) MySQL Developer
10 4 (4.60%) PHP MySQL Developer
10 4 (4.60%) PHP Software Engineer
11 3 (3.45%) Senior Software Engineer
12 2 (2.30%) Software Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (31.03%) HTML
1 27 (31.03%) Laravel
2 20 (22.99%) CSS
3 19 (21.84%) .NET
4 14 (16.09%) Symfony
5 13 (14.94%) Django
5 13 (14.94%) React
6 10 (11.49%) Vue.js
7 9 (10.34%) LAMP
8 8 (9.20%) jQuery
9 5 (5.75%) AngularJS
9 5 (5.75%) ASP.NET
9 5 (5.75%) Doctrine
9 5 (5.75%) HTML5
9 5 (5.75%) RESTful
10 4 (4.60%) .NET Framework
10 4 (4.60%) CakePHP
10 4 (4.60%) Sass
10 4 (4.60%) Spring
10 4 (4.60%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.60%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (4.60%) Mobile App
1 4 (4.60%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (3.45%) User Experience
3 2 (2.30%) Analytical Mindset
3 2 (2.30%) Clustering
4 1 (1.15%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.15%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.15%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.15%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 12 (13.79%) Linux
2 2 (2.30%) Android
2 2 (2.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.15%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.15%) CentOS
3 1 (1.15%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.15%) Windows
3 1 (1.15%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (28.74%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (24.14%) Web Development
3 18 (20.69%) Mentoring
4 16 (18.39%) OO
5 14 (16.09%) Scrum
6 13 (14.94%) MVC
7 12 (13.79%) TDD
8 11 (12.64%) Software Engineering
9 10 (11.49%) OOP
10 8 (9.20%) Coaching
10 8 (9.20%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (9.20%) SDLC
11 7 (8.05%) Project Management
12 6 (6.90%) Digital Marketing
13 5 (5.75%) E-Commerce
13 5 (5.75%) OO PHP
13 5 (5.75%) OOD
13 5 (5.75%) Problem-Solving
13 5 (5.75%) SOLID
13 5 (5.75%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 40 (45.98%) JavaScript
2 25 (28.74%) Python
3 20 (22.99%) Java
4 16 (18.39%) SQL
5 12 (13.79%) C#
6 9 (10.34%) C++
7 3 (3.45%) Ruby
8 2 (2.30%) Groovy
9 1 (1.15%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.15%) PHP 5
9 1 (1.15%) PHP 7
9 1 (1.15%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.15%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 6 (6.90%) Degree
2 2 (2.30%) RHCE
3 1 (1.15%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.15%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.15%) QA
System Software
1 13 (14.94%) Docker
2 2 (2.30%) Postfix
2 2 (2.30%) qmail
2 2 (2.30%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 1 (1.15%) Ansible
1 1 (1.15%) cPanel
1 1 (1.15%) Plesk
1 1 (1.15%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (4.60%) Microsoft
1 4 (4.60%) SAP
1 4 (4.60%) Zend
2 2 (2.30%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.15%) Avaya
3 1 (1.15%) Jaspersoft
3 1 (1.15%) Oracle
3 1 (1.15%) WooCommerce