The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Aberdeen region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 27 31 51
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +20
Permanent jobs citing PHP 15 15 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 4.08% 4.70% 0.84%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.82% 11.19% 2.94%
Number of salaries quoted 15 12 3
Average salary £33,500 £46,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.17% +53.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £30,500 £21,200
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £46,000 £32,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £31,250
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
Programming Languages Category
Aberdeen
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
117 134 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 31.79% 42.01% 28.69%
Number of salaries quoted 94 105 114
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,900 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
PHP
Scotland

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 18 April 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 16 (84.21%) HTML
2 15 (78.95%) jQuery
3 14 (73.68%) MySQL
4 12 (63.16%) JavaScript
4 12 (63.16%) CSS
5 9 (47.37%) Java
6 6 (31.58%) Degree
6 6 (31.58%) CodeIgniter
7 5 (26.32%) Web Services
7 5 (26.32%) OO
7 5 (26.32%) HTML5
7 5 (26.32%) Mobile App
7 5 (26.32%) OO PHP
8 4 (21.05%) XHTML
8 4 (21.05%) SQL
9 3 (15.79%) OOP
9 3 (15.79%) LAMP
9 3 (15.79%) Open Source
10 2 (10.53%) Digital Media
10 2 (10.53%) Responsive Web Design
10 2 (10.53%) Streaming Video
10 2 (10.53%) Web Design
10 2 (10.53%) VLE
10 2 (10.53%) E-Learning
10 2 (10.53%) Multimedia
10 2 (10.53%) RESTful
10 2 (10.53%) JSON
10 2 (10.53%) Content Management
10 2 (10.53%) Web Development
10 2 (10.53%) ActionScript

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (5.26%) CMS
1 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.26%) Apache
1 1 (5.26%) WordPress
1 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Photoshop
1 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) SMTP
1 1 (5.26%) DHCP
1 1 (5.26%) VPN
1 1 (5.26%) DNS
1 1 (5.26%) Intranet
1 1 (5.26%) Firewall
1 1 (5.26%) VSAT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (73.68%) MySQL
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Mercurial
1 1 (5.26%) Subversion
General
1 2 (10.53%) Multimedia
2 1 (5.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (78.95%) Developer
2 6 (31.58%) Web Developer
3 5 (26.32%) Software Developer
3 5 (26.32%) PHP Developer
4 4 (21.05%) OO PHP Developer
4 4 (21.05%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 4 (21.05%) MySQL Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Graduate Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Lead Software Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Graduate Web Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Graduate
5 2 (10.53%) Lead Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Lead PHP Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Web Team Leader
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Web Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (84.21%) HTML
2 15 (78.95%) jQuery
3 12 (63.16%) CSS
4 6 (31.58%) CodeIgniter
5 5 (26.32%) Web Services
5 5 (26.32%) HTML5
6 4 (21.05%) XHTML
7 3 (15.79%) LAMP
8 2 (10.53%) RESTful
8 2 (10.53%) JSON
8 2 (10.53%) XML
9 1 (5.26%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Mobile App
2 3 (15.79%) Open Source
3 2 (10.53%) Digital Media
3 2 (10.53%) Streaming Video
3 2 (10.53%) VLE
3 2 (10.53%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
1 1 (5.26%) Linux
1 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) OO
1 5 (26.32%) OO PHP
2 3 (15.79%) OOP
3 2 (10.53%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (10.53%) Web Design
3 2 (10.53%) Content Management
3 2 (10.53%) Web Development
3 2 (10.53%) OOD
4 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.26%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 12 (63.16%) JavaScript
2 9 (47.37%) Java
3 4 (21.05%) SQL
4 2 (10.53%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.26%) XenApp
1 1 (5.26%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (5.26%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.26%) Adobe
1 1 (5.26%) Citrix
1 1 (5.26%) Avaya
1 1 (5.26%) Symantec
1 1 (5.26%) VMware