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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 29 40 37
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -3
Permanent jobs citing PHP 5 2 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 1.91% 0.71% 2.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.49% 1.72% 6.03%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 3
Average salary £30,500 £36,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.27% +14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
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
77 116 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 29.39% 41.13% 38.28%
Number of salaries quoted 63 87 91
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

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 20 August 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 12 (100.00%) HTML
2 11 (91.67%) MySQL
3 10 (83.33%) CSS
3 10 (83.33%) jQuery
4 9 (75.00%) JavaScript
5 6 (50.00%) Mobile App
5 6 (50.00%) OO PHP
5 6 (50.00%) HTML5
5 6 (50.00%) Degree
5 6 (50.00%) OO
5 6 (50.00%) Java
6 5 (41.67%) CSS3
7 4 (33.33%) Git (software)
7 4 (33.33%) Mercurial
7 4 (33.33%) Symfony
7 4 (33.33%) CodeIgniter
7 4 (33.33%) E-Learning
7 4 (33.33%) SQL
8 3 (25.00%) Web Services
9 2 (16.67%) Apache
9 2 (16.67%) XHTML
9 2 (16.67%) Windows
9 2 (16.67%) OOP
9 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
9 2 (16.67%) OOD
10 1 (8.33%) SMTP
10 1 (8.33%) DHCP
10 1 (8.33%) VPN
10 1 (8.33%) DNS
10 1 (8.33%) Microsoft

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 2 (16.67%) Apache
2 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Photoshop
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) SMTP
1 1 (8.33%) DHCP
1 1 (8.33%) VPN
1 1 (8.33%) DNS
1 1 (8.33%) Intranet
1 1 (8.33%) Firewall
1 1 (8.33%) VSAT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (91.67%) MySQL
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 4 (33.33%) Mercurial
General
1 1 (8.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Developer
2 7 (58.33%) Software Developer
3 3 (25.00%) PHP Developer
3 3 (25.00%) MySQL Developer
3 3 (25.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
3 3 (25.00%) OO PHP Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Web Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) HTML
2 10 (83.33%) CSS
2 10 (83.33%) jQuery
3 6 (50.00%) HTML5
4 5 (41.67%) CSS3
5 4 (33.33%) Symfony
5 4 (33.33%) CodeIgniter
6 3 (25.00%) Web Services
7 2 (16.67%) XHTML
8 1 (8.33%) LAMP
8 1 (8.33%) SWT
8 1 (8.33%) RESTful
8 1 (8.33%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 4 (33.33%) E-Learning
3 1 (8.33%) VLE
3 1 (8.33%) Open Source
3 1 (8.33%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) OO
1 6 (50.00%) OO PHP
2 2 (16.67%) OOP
2 2 (16.67%) OOD
3 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (8.33%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (50.00%) Java
3 4 (33.33%) SQL
4 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
4 1 (8.33%) VBA
4 1 (8.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (8.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (8.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (8.33%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (8.33%) Adobe
1 1 (8.33%) Citrix
1 1 (8.33%) Avaya
1 1 (8.33%) Symantec
1 1 (8.33%) VMware