The table below looks at the statistics for PHP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 27 39 42
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +3
Permanent jobs citing PHP 1 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 0.41% 1.83% 1.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.64% 4.46% 3.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 2
Average salary £30,500 £33,000 £32,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.57% +0.76%
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
PHP
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Aberdeen region.

Programming Languages Category
Aberdeen
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
61 112 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 25.10% 41.03% 34.67%
Number of salaries quoted 45 96 79
Average salary £42,500 £38,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.38% +13.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,700 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,250 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing PHP across the Aberdeen region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

PHP Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

PHP
Salary Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PHP across the Aberdeen region.

PHP Salary Trend in Aberdeen

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Aberdeen region citing PHP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited PHP.

1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) MySQL
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) HTML5
1 5 (100.00%) CSS3
2 4 (80.00%) jQuery
2 4 (80.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (80.00%) Mercurial
2 4 (80.00%) E-Learning
2 4 (80.00%) Symfony
2 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (60.00%) OO
3 3 (60.00%) Degree
3 3 (60.00%) Mobile App
3 3 (60.00%) OO PHP
4 2 (40.00%) OOD
4 2 (40.00%) OOP
5 1 (20.00%) C#
5 1 (20.00%) Web Services
5 1 (20.00%) Windows
5 1 (20.00%) Adobe
5 1 (20.00%) Apache
5 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
5 1 (20.00%) SQL
5 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (20.00%) VBA
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 1 (20.00%) Photoshop
5 1 (20.00%) Java
5 1 (20.00%) Laravel

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Aberdeen region citing PHP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited PHP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Photoshop
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) MySQL
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (80.00%) Mercurial
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Software Developer
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) HTML5
1 5 (100.00%) CSS3
2 4 (80.00%) Symfony
2 4 (80.00%) jQuery
3 1 (20.00%) RESTful
3 1 (20.00%) CodeIgniter
3 1 (20.00%) Web Services
3 1 (20.00%) SWT
3 1 (20.00%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) E-Learning
2 3 (60.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (20.00%) Streaming Video
3 1 (20.00%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) OO
1 3 (60.00%) OO PHP
2 2 (40.00%) OOP
2 2 (40.00%) OOD
3 1 (20.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (20.00%) VBA
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Adobe