The table below looks at the statistics for the PHP Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PHP Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 17 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP Developer
Rank 88 103 86
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a PHP Developer 20 6 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.39% 0.41% 0.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.47% 0.43% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 20 4 8
Average salary £28,750 £32,500 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.53% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,850 £30,050 £24,200
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £40,250
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.17%
PHP Developer
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1360 1403 1169
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.38% 95.38% 97.34%
Number of salaries quoted 908 920 767
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,994 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

PHP Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing PHP Developer in the job title across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

PHP Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

PHP Developer
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

PHP Developer Salary Trend in Edinburgh

PHP Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited PHP Developer in their job title 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 with PHP Developer in their job title.

1 24 (100.00%) PHP
2 23 (95.83%) MySQL
3 22 (91.67%) CSS
4 20 (83.33%) JavaScript
5 19 (79.17%) HTML
6 13 (54.17%) PHP5
7 12 (50.00%) CMS
7 12 (50.00%) jQuery
8 11 (45.83%) OO
8 11 (45.83%) Drupal
9 9 (37.50%) MVC
9 9 (37.50%) LAMP
9 9 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (37.50%) Git (software)
9 9 (37.50%) Social Media
9 9 (37.50%) Mobile App
10 8 (33.33%) Web Development
10 8 (33.33%) WordPress
10 8 (33.33%) Magento
10 8 (33.33%) Open Source
10 8 (33.33%) HTML5
10 8 (33.33%) CSS3
11 7 (29.17%) Android
11 7 (29.17%) Apple iOS
12 6 (25.00%) Linux
12 6 (25.00%) Flash
12 6 (25.00%) SEO
12 6 (25.00%) Appcelerator Titanium
12 6 (25.00%) Appcelerator
12 6 (25.00%) Android Development

PHP Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited PHP Developer in their job title 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 with PHP Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (50.00%) CMS
2 11 (45.83%) Drupal
3 8 (33.33%) WordPress
4 5 (20.83%) ExpressionEngine
5 2 (8.33%) Apache
6 1 (4.17%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 8 (33.33%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Trello
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (95.83%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (37.50%) Git (software)
2 6 (25.00%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 2 (8.33%) Mercurial
General
1 2 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (91.67%) CSS
2 19 (79.17%) HTML
3 12 (50.00%) jQuery
4 9 (37.50%) LAMP
5 8 (33.33%) CSS3
5 8 (33.33%) HTML5
6 6 (25.00%) Flash
7 5 (20.83%) REST
7 5 (20.83%) Laravel
8 3 (12.50%) XML
8 3 (12.50%) JSON
8 3 (12.50%) Symfony
8 3 (12.50%) Sass
9 2 (8.33%) HTML5 Boilerplate
9 2 (8.33%) AngularJS
9 2 (8.33%) Modernizr
9 2 (8.33%) Open Graph
9 2 (8.33%) Google Maps API
9 2 (8.33%) CodeIgniter
9 2 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (37.50%) Social Media
1 9 (37.50%) Mobile App
2 8 (33.33%) Open Source
3 5 (20.83%) Digital Media
4 2 (8.33%) User Experience
5 1 (4.17%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (29.17%) Android
1 7 (29.17%) Apple iOS
2 6 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (4.17%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (45.83%) OO
2 9 (37.50%) MVC
2 9 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (33.33%) Web Development
4 6 (25.00%) SEO
4 6 (25.00%) DevOps
4 6 (25.00%) Android Development
4 6 (25.00%) iOS Development
5 5 (20.83%) E-Commerce
5 5 (20.83%) Use Case
5 5 (20.83%) Web Application Development
6 3 (12.50%) Web Design
6 3 (12.50%) TDD
6 3 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
6 3 (12.50%) Mentoring
7 2 (8.33%) Time Management
7 2 (8.33%) OOP
8 1 (4.17%) Project Management
8 1 (4.17%) Scrum
8 1 (4.17%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (100.00%) PHP
2 20 (83.33%) JavaScript
3 13 (54.17%) PHP5
4 5 (20.83%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) Appcelerator
2 3 (12.50%) Zend
3 2 (8.33%) Facebook
3 2 (8.33%) Twitter
3 2 (8.33%) Google