Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
UK > Wales
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 48 61 46
Rank change year-on-year +13 -15 -8
Permanent jobs citing PHP 96 95 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 5.02% 4.47% 4.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.28% 9.28% 9.65%
Number of salaries quoted 78 85 122
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +14.29% -
10th Percentile £23,525 £22,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £50,075 £62,500 £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 1,035 1,024 1,326
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 54.08% 48.23% 49.79%
Number of salaries quoted 835 937 1,180
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £22,750
90th Percentile £57,500 £55,000 £51,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +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 14 August 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 14 August 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 -1 74 £42,500 +6.03% 18
Mid Wales -16 14 - -
West Wales +22 7 £27,500 -31.25% 1
North Wales -4 1 £32,500 -13.33% 2
PHP
UK

For the 6 months to 14 August 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 52 (54.17%) HTML
2 46 (47.92%) MySQL
3 45 (46.88%) JavaScript
4 43 (44.79%) SQL
5 38 (39.58%) CSS
6 35 (36.46%) Git (software)
7 25 (26.04%) Web Services
7 25 (26.04%) Problem-Solving
8 22 (22.92%) Software Engineering
8 22 (22.92%) jQuery
9 21 (21.88%) Computer Science
9 21 (21.88%) LAMP
9 21 (21.88%) Java
10 20 (20.83%) SOAP
10 20 (20.83%) Project Management
10 20 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
11 19 (19.79%) Python
11 19 (19.79%) Amazon AWS
11 19 (19.79%) Relational Database
12 18 (18.75%) AngularJS
12 18 (18.75%) Mentoring
12 18 (18.75%) REST
12 18 (18.75%) CRM
12 18 (18.75%) Data Warehouse
12 18 (18.75%) Linux
12 18 (18.75%) XML
12 18 (18.75%) ITIL
12 18 (18.75%) SOA
12 18 (18.75%) Subversion
12 18 (18.75%) 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 16 (16.67%) WordPress
2 14 (14.58%) BizTalk Server
3 8 (8.33%) CMS
4 4 (4.17%) Apache
4 4 (4.17%) Liferay
5 2 (2.08%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (1.04%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.04%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (2.08%) Magento
2 1 (1.04%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 19 (19.79%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (13.54%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 4 (4.17%) IaaS
3 4 (4.17%) PaaS
4 3 (3.13%) Serverless
5 2 (2.08%) npm
6 1 (1.04%) SaaS
6 1 (1.04%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 15 (15.63%) DNS
2 14 (14.58%) TCP/IP
3 13 (13.54%) LAN
3 13 (13.54%) WAN
4 6 (6.25%) Internet
5 1 (1.04%) HTTP
5 1 (1.04%) PuTTY
5 1 (1.04%) SMS
5 1 (1.04%) SSH
5 1 (1.04%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (47.92%) MySQL
2 19 (19.79%) Relational Database
3 18 (18.75%) Data Warehouse
4 17 (17.71%) SQL Server
5 14 (14.58%) SQL Server 2012
5 14 (14.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (7.29%) MongoDB
7 5 (5.21%) Big Data
7 5 (5.21%) NoSQL
8 4 (4.17%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (4.17%) GIS
9 3 (3.13%) HPCC
10 2 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 35 (36.46%) Git (software)
2 18 (18.75%) Subversion
3 6 (6.25%) JIRA
4 4 (4.17%) Maven
4 4 (4.17%) TeamCity
5 2 (2.08%) webpack
6 1 (1.04%) Bower
6 1 (1.04%) gulp
6 1 (1.04%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.04%) Selenium
General
1 16 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (2.08%) Games
2 2 (2.08%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.08%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.04%) Automotive
3 1 (1.04%) Marketing
3 1 (1.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 59 (61.46%) Developer
2 34 (35.42%) PHP Developer
3 14 (14.58%) Analyst
3 14 (14.58%) Business Systems Analyst
3 14 (14.58%) Senior Analyst
3 14 (14.58%) Senior Business Systems Analyst
3 14 (14.58%) Senior Solutions Analyst
3 14 (14.58%) Senior Systems Analyst
3 14 (14.58%) Solutions Analyst
3 14 (14.58%) Systems Analyst
4 12 (12.50%) Lead DevOps
4 12 (12.50%) Senior Developer
5 10 (10.42%) Software Developer
6 8 (8.33%) Team Leader
7 7 (7.29%) AWS DevOps
8 6 (6.25%) Senior PHP Developer
8 6 (6.25%) Web Developer
9 5 (5.21%) Junior
9 5 (5.21%) Lead Developer
9 5 (5.21%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (54.17%) HTML
2 38 (39.58%) CSS
3 25 (26.04%) Web Services
4 22 (22.92%) jQuery
5 21 (21.88%) LAMP
6 20 (20.83%) SOAP
7 18 (18.75%) AngularJS
7 18 (18.75%) REST
7 18 (18.75%) XML
8 16 (16.67%) .NET
9 15 (15.63%) Laravel
10 12 (12.50%) HTML5
11 9 (9.38%) Symfony
12 8 (8.33%) React
13 7 (7.29%) CSS3
13 7 (7.29%) JSON
13 7 (7.29%) Node.js
14 6 (6.25%) RESTful
15 5 (5.21%) Ajax
15 5 (5.21%) CakePHP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (21.88%) Computer Science
2 14 (14.58%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (14.58%) Clustering
2 14 (14.58%) Enterprise Software
2 14 (14.58%) Management Information System
3 9 (9.38%) Self-Motivation
4 8 (8.33%) User Experience
5 2 (2.08%) Fintech
5 2 (2.08%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.04%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.04%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.04%) W3C
6 1 (1.04%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 18 (18.75%) Linux
2 8 (8.33%) Android
2 8 (8.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.04%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (26.04%) Problem-Solving
2 22 (22.92%) Software Engineering
3 20 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (20.83%) Project Management
4 18 (18.75%) CRM
4 18 (18.75%) ITIL
4 18 (18.75%) Mentoring
4 18 (18.75%) SOA
5 17 (17.71%) TDD
6 16 (16.67%) Decision-Making
7 15 (15.63%) Continuous Improvement
8 14 (14.58%) Business Analysis
8 14 (14.58%) Business Process Improvement
8 14 (14.58%) Data Integration
8 14 (14.58%) DevOps
8 14 (14.58%) ETL
8 14 (14.58%) High Availability
8 14 (14.58%) Load Balancing
8 14 (14.58%) Process Improvement
8 14 (14.58%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 45 (46.88%) JavaScript
2 43 (44.79%) SQL
3 21 (21.88%) Java
4 19 (19.79%) Python
5 17 (17.71%) C#
6 15 (15.63%) VB.NET
7 14 (14.58%) Bash Shell
8 13 (13.54%) Shell Script
9 5 (5.21%) Ruby
10 2 (2.08%) C
10 2 (2.08%) C++
10 2 (2.08%) Perl
11 1 (1.04%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 18 (18.75%) Degree
2 14 (14.58%) Postgraduate
3 3 (3.13%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.17%) GDPR
2 1 (1.04%) QA
2 1 (1.04%) WAI
System Software
1 13 (13.54%) Varnish
2 2 (2.08%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (13.54%) Opscode Chef
1 13 (13.54%) Puppet
1 13 (13.54%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 16 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.21%) Google
3 4 (4.17%) ESRI
3 4 (4.17%) Oracle
3 4 (4.17%) SAP
3 4 (4.17%) Zend