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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP Developer
Rank 82 89 88
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a PHP Developer 15 11 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.18% 0.79% 1.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.24% 0.83% 1.32%
Number of salaries quoted 10 10 14
Average salary £38,750 £31,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,300 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £32,550 £34,700
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
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
1206 1325 1364
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.66% 95.67% 96.40%
Number of salaries quoted 820 840 884
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £58,100 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PHP Developer across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

PHP Developer Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

PHP Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 39 (100.00%) PHP
2 25 (64.10%) CSS
3 23 (58.97%) JavaScript
4 21 (53.85%) HTML
5 18 (46.15%) MySQL
5 18 (46.15%) Git (software)
6 14 (35.90%) Linux
7 10 (25.64%) jQuery
8 9 (23.08%) Drupal
8 9 (23.08%) Symfony
9 8 (20.51%) Degree
9 8 (20.51%) Subversion
9 8 (20.51%) OO
9 8 (20.51%) Java
9 8 (20.51%) E-Commerce
9 8 (20.51%) CSS3
10 7 (17.95%) Mentoring
10 7 (17.95%) SQL
10 7 (17.95%) Apache
10 7 (17.95%) OOP
10 7 (17.95%) Magento
11 6 (15.38%) WordPress
11 6 (15.38%) Python
11 6 (15.38%) CMS
11 6 (15.38%) HTML5
12 5 (12.82%) Varnish
12 5 (12.82%) High Availability
12 5 (12.82%) AngularJS
12 5 (12.82%) HAProxy
12 5 (12.82%) Xdebug

PHP Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 9 (23.08%) Drupal
2 7 (17.95%) Apache
3 6 (15.38%) CMS
3 6 (15.38%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (17.95%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (46.15%) MySQL
2 2 (5.13%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (46.15%) Git (software)
2 8 (20.51%) Subversion
3 5 (12.82%) Xdebug
4 3 (7.69%) Bitbucket
4 3 (7.69%) Bower
4 3 (7.69%) Grunt
5 2 (5.13%) Mercurial
General
1 3 (7.69%) Advertising
2 2 (5.13%) Banking
2 2 (5.13%) Marketing
3 1 (2.56%) Finance
3 1 (2.56%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (64.10%) CSS
2 21 (53.85%) HTML
3 10 (25.64%) jQuery
4 9 (23.08%) Symfony
5 8 (20.51%) CSS3
6 6 (15.38%) HTML5
7 5 (12.82%) AngularJS
7 5 (12.82%) ELK Stack
7 5 (12.82%) LAMP
8 4 (10.26%) JSON
8 4 (10.26%) Laravel
8 4 (10.26%) Sass
8 4 (10.26%) XML
9 3 (7.69%) Ajax
9 3 (7.69%) PhoneGap
9 3 (7.69%) Web Services
10 2 (5.13%) CodeIgniter
11 1 (2.56%) .NET
11 1 (2.56%) Google Maps API
11 1 (2.56%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) User Experience
2 3 (7.69%) Social Media
3 1 (2.56%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 14 (35.90%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (20.51%) E-Commerce
1 8 (20.51%) OO
2 7 (17.95%) Mentoring
2 7 (17.95%) OOP
3 5 (12.82%) High Availability
3 5 (12.82%) Project Management
4 4 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (10.26%) Content Management
5 3 (7.69%) Web Application Development
6 2 (5.13%) Direct Marketing
6 2 (5.13%) SEO
6 2 (5.13%) Time Management
7 1 (2.56%) Coaching
7 1 (2.56%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (2.56%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (2.56%) CRM
7 1 (2.56%) MVC
7 1 (2.56%) Responsive Web Design
7 1 (2.56%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.56%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 39 (100.00%) PHP
2 23 (58.97%) JavaScript
3 8 (20.51%) Java
4 7 (17.95%) SQL
5 6 (15.38%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (20.51%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (12.82%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 5 (12.82%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 5 (12.82%) Atlassian
2 2 (5.13%) Oracle
2 2 (5.13%) Zend
3 1 (2.56%) Facebook
3 1 (2.56%) Google
3 1 (2.56%) Twitter
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