The first table below looks at the demand for PHP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 29 July 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 Edinburgh region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 54 29 56
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +27
Permanent jobs citing PHP 48 76 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.23% 6.28% 2.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.06% 11.26% 5.00%
Number of salaries quoted 35 69 21
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +18.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,400 £28,300 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £50,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Programming Languages Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
792 675 560
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 53.23% 55.74% 48.36%
Number of salaries quoted 553 449 413
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
PHP
Scotland

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

PHP Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

PHP
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

PHP Salary Trend in Edinburgh

PHP
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PHP across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

PHP Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 53 (66.25%) JavaScript
2 48 (60.00%) HTML
2 48 (60.00%) CSS
3 41 (51.25%) MySQL
4 32 (40.00%) Linux
5 28 (35.00%) OOP
6 27 (33.75%) MVC
7 26 (32.50%) Java
8 24 (30.00%) OO
8 24 (30.00%) Web Development
9 21 (26.25%) E-Commerce
9 21 (26.25%) HTML5
10 19 (23.75%) Apache
10 19 (23.75%) JSON
11 18 (22.50%) XML
12 16 (20.00%) CSS3
13 15 (18.75%) Android
13 15 (18.75%) CodeIgniter
13 15 (18.75%) CMS
14 14 (17.50%) TDD
14 14 (17.50%) Symfony
14 14 (17.50%) Zend
14 14 (17.50%) SOAP
14 14 (17.50%) Backbone.js
14 14 (17.50%) Apple iOS
14 14 (17.50%) Android Development
15 13 (16.25%) iOS Development
15 13 (16.25%) Digital Media
15 13 (16.25%) Graphic Design
16 12 (15.00%) Agile Software Development

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 19 (23.75%) Apache
2 15 (18.75%) CMS
3 9 (11.25%) Drupal
4 5 (6.25%) Joomla!
5 4 (5.00%) WordPress
6 1 (1.25%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (1.25%) Sitefinity
6 1 (1.25%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.25%) TeamSite
6 1 (1.25%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (3.75%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.25%) WebTrends
1 1 (1.25%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.75%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (3.75%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.25%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.00%) Internet
2 2 (2.50%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.25%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.25%) Firewall
3 1 (1.25%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (51.25%) MySQL
2 5 (6.25%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.75%) Big Data
4 2 (2.50%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.50%) Apache Hive
4 2 (2.50%) HBase
5 1 (1.25%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.25%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.25%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.25%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 7 (8.75%) Git (software)
2 4 (5.00%) Mercurial
3 3 (3.75%) Ant
3 3 (3.75%) Selenium
3 3 (3.75%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.50%) PhoneGap
5 1 (1.25%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 1 (1.25%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.25%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (1.25%) Subversion
General
1 8 (10.00%) French Language
2 6 (7.50%) Games
3 5 (6.25%) German Language
4 4 (5.00%) Marketing
5 3 (3.75%) Finance
6 1 (1.25%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 59 (73.75%) Developer
2 26 (32.50%) PHP Developer
3 13 (16.25%) Senior Developer
3 13 (16.25%) UI Developer
3 13 (16.25%) UI Programmer
4 10 (12.50%) Senior PHP Developer
5 7 (8.75%) Front-End Developer
6 6 (7.50%) Software Developer
7 4 (5.00%) Web Developer
7 4 (5.00%) Applications Developer
7 4 (5.00%) QA Engineer
8 3 (3.75%) Graduate
8 3 (3.75%) Graduate Software Engineer
8 3 (3.75%) Junior
8 3 (3.75%) Software Engineer
9 2 (2.50%) Architect
9 2 (2.50%) Project Manager
9 2 (2.50%) Consultant
9 2 (2.50%) Analyst
9 2 (2.50%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (60.00%) HTML
1 48 (60.00%) CSS
2 21 (26.25%) HTML5
3 19 (23.75%) JSON
4 18 (22.50%) XML
5 16 (20.00%) CSS3
6 15 (18.75%) CodeIgniter
7 14 (17.50%) SOAP
7 14 (17.50%) Backbone.js
7 14 (17.50%) Symfony
8 11 (13.75%) jQuery
9 7 (8.75%) LAMP
9 7 (8.75%) .NET
9 7 (8.75%) Sass
10 5 (6.25%) AngularJS
10 5 (6.25%) Modernizr
10 5 (6.25%) Web Services
10 5 (6.25%) Google Maps API
11 4 (5.00%) XHTML
11 4 (5.00%) HTML5 Boilerplate
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.25%) Graphic Design
1 13 (16.25%) Digital Media
2 3 (3.75%) Open Source
2 3 (3.75%) Social Media
2 3 (3.75%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.50%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.25%) Wiki
4 1 (1.25%) Blog
4 1 (1.25%) Online Games
4 1 (1.25%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.25%) Physics
4 1 (1.25%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.25%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.25%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 32 (40.00%) Linux
2 15 (18.75%) Android
3 14 (17.50%) Apple iOS
4 6 (7.50%) UNIX
5 5 (6.25%) Windows
6 1 (1.25%) Solaris
6 1 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (35.00%) OOP
2 27 (33.75%) MVC
3 24 (30.00%) OO
3 24 (30.00%) Web Development
4 21 (26.25%) E-Commerce
5 14 (17.50%) TDD
5 14 (17.50%) Android Development
6 13 (16.25%) iOS Development
7 12 (15.00%) Scrum
7 12 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (13.75%) Software Engineering
9 9 (11.25%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (6.25%) OO PHP
11 4 (5.00%) Refactoring
12 3 (3.75%) Time Management
12 3 (3.75%) Responsive Web Design
12 3 (3.75%) Web Application Development
12 3 (3.75%) Analytics
12 3 (3.75%) Black-Box Testing
12 3 (3.75%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 53 (66.25%) JavaScript
2 26 (32.50%) Java
3 11 (13.75%) C++
4 10 (12.50%) Python
5 6 (7.50%) C
6 5 (6.25%) C#
6 5 (6.25%) PHP5
7 4 (5.00%) Shell Script
7 4 (5.00%) Perl
8 3 (3.75%) SQL
8 3 (3.75%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.25%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.25%) Ruby
9 1 (1.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (11.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.25%) VMware ESX
1 1 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.25%) Gluster
1 1 (1.25%) KVM
Systems Management
1 4 (5.00%) Puppet
1 4 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 14 (17.50%) Zend
2 6 (7.50%) Twitter
3 5 (6.25%) Facebook
3 5 (6.25%) Google
4 4 (5.00%) VMware
5 2 (2.50%) Oracle
6 1 (1.25%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.25%) Cognos
6 1 (1.25%) IBM
6 1 (1.25%) Adobe
6 1 (1.25%) Dell
6 1 (1.25%) Citrix
6 1 (1.25%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (1.25%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.25%) Ektron
6 1 (1.25%) Tableau
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