The table below looks at the statistics 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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 61 51 47
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -4
Permanent jobs citing PHP 38 53 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.93% 3.81% 4.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.40% 8.04% 8.19%
Number of salaries quoted 27 45 23
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £21,700
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £41,900 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £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 Edinburgh region.

Programming Languages Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
594 659 562
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 45.73% 47.38% 50.36%
Number of salaries quoted 433 458 391
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,944 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

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 6 March 2015.

PHP Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 60 (61.22%) HTML
2 59 (60.20%) JavaScript
3 58 (59.18%) CSS
4 47 (47.96%) MySQL
5 45 (45.92%) Agile Software Development
6 35 (35.71%) Linux
7 27 (27.55%) Python
8 24 (24.49%) OO
8 24 (24.49%) TDD
8 24 (24.49%) Drupal
8 24 (24.49%) Continuous Integration
8 24 (24.49%) WordPress
9 21 (21.43%) Finance
9 21 (21.43%) jQuery
10 19 (19.39%) HTML5
11 18 (18.37%) Web Development
12 17 (17.35%) Java
13 16 (16.33%) MVC
13 16 (16.33%) CMS
13 16 (16.33%) Multithreading
14 14 (14.29%) Git (software)
15 13 (13.27%) PHP5
15 13 (13.27%) Games
15 13 (13.27%) Ruby
15 13 (13.27%) Software Engineering
15 13 (13.27%) .NET
15 13 (13.27%) Web Services
16 12 (12.24%) C#
16 12 (12.24%) Analytics
16 12 (12.24%) Mobile App

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 24 (24.49%) Drupal
1 24 (24.49%) WordPress
2 16 (16.33%) CMS
3 6 (6.12%) Apache
3 6 (6.12%) ExpressionEngine
4 3 (3.06%) Adobe CQ
4 3 (3.06%) IIS
5 2 (2.04%) Umbraco
5 2 (2.04%) nginx
6 1 (1.02%) Joomla!
6 1 (1.02%) JBoss
6 1 (1.02%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (2.04%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 8 (8.16%) Magento
2 6 (6.12%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.08%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.02%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.12%) DNS
2 4 (4.08%) TCP/IP
3 3 (3.06%) SMS
3 3 (3.06%) SMTP
3 3 (3.06%) HTTP
3 3 (3.06%) SSL
3 3 (3.06%) Intranet
3 3 (3.06%) Firewall
4 2 (2.04%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (47.96%) MySQL
2 9 (9.18%) SQL Server
3 8 (8.16%) Relational Database
4 5 (5.10%) Big Data
5 3 (3.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.04%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.02%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.02%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 9 (9.18%) Mercurial
3 7 (7.14%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 4 (4.08%) Visual Studio
4 4 (4.08%) ClearCase
4 4 (4.08%) LoadRunner
5 3 (3.06%) Ant
5 3 (3.06%) Maven
5 3 (3.06%) Jenkins
5 3 (3.06%) Hudson
6 1 (1.02%) Selenium
6 1 (1.02%) JUnit
6 1 (1.02%) JMeter
General
1 21 (21.43%) Finance
2 13 (13.27%) Games
3 10 (10.20%) Banking
3 10 (10.20%) Telecoms
4 8 (8.16%) Marketing
5 6 (6.12%) Retail
6 4 (4.08%) Advertising
7 3 (3.06%) Local Government
7 3 (3.06%) Manufacturing
8 1 (1.02%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 84 (85.71%) Developer
2 22 (22.45%) PHP Developer
3 18 (18.37%) Web Developer
4 17 (17.35%) Python Developer
5 16 (16.33%) Senior Developer
6 12 (12.24%) Lead Developer
7 7 (7.14%) Software Developer
8 6 (6.12%) Software Engineer
8 6 (6.12%) Lead PHP Developer
9 5 (5.10%) Senior Software Developer
9 5 (5.10%) Analyst
9 5 (5.10%) Java Developer
10 4 (4.08%) .NET Developer
10 4 (4.08%) PHP Web Developer
11 3 (3.06%) Drupal Developer
11 3 (3.06%) Junior Systems Administrator
11 3 (3.06%) Development Manager
11 3 (3.06%) Junior
11 3 (3.06%) Systems Administrator
11 3 (3.06%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (61.22%) HTML
2 58 (59.18%) CSS
3 21 (21.43%) jQuery
4 19 (19.39%) HTML5
5 13 (13.27%) .NET
5 13 (13.27%) Web Services
6 11 (11.22%) LAMP
7 10 (10.20%) XML
8 9 (9.18%) Flash
8 9 (9.18%) ASP.NET
9 8 (8.16%) REST
9 8 (8.16%) CSS3
10 6 (6.12%) Laravel
11 5 (5.10%) Ajax
11 5 (5.10%) .NET Framework
12 4 (4.08%) RESTful
12 4 (4.08%) JSP
12 4 (4.08%) XSD
12 4 (4.08%) GWT
13 3 (3.06%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.24%) Mobile App
2 10 (10.20%) Open Source
3 7 (7.14%) Social Media
4 6 (6.12%) Digital Media
5 4 (4.08%) Photography
5 4 (4.08%) N-Tier
6 3 (3.06%) Graphic Design
6 3 (3.06%) FMCG
7 2 (2.04%) Xbox
7 2 (2.04%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.04%) Blog
8 1 (1.02%) Cryptography
8 1 (1.02%) Informatics
8 1 (1.02%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.02%) Physics
8 1 (1.02%) New Media
8 1 (1.02%) Health Informatics
Operating Systems
1 35 (35.71%) Linux
2 11 (11.22%) Android
3 10 (10.20%) Apple iOS
4 8 (8.16%) Windows
5 4 (4.08%) Ubuntu
6 3 (3.06%) CentOS
7 1 (1.02%) Mac OS
7 1 (1.02%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (45.92%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (24.49%) TDD
2 24 (24.49%) OO
2 24 (24.49%) Continuous Integration
3 18 (18.37%) Web Development
4 16 (16.33%) MVC
4 16 (16.33%) Multithreading
5 13 (13.27%) Software Engineering
6 12 (12.24%) Analytics
7 10 (10.20%) Project Management
8 9 (9.18%) DevOps
9 8 (8.16%) Scrum
10 7 (7.14%) Android Development
10 7 (7.14%) iOS Development
11 6 (6.12%) Web Application Development
11 6 (6.12%) Use Case
12 5 (5.10%) SEO
12 5 (5.10%) OOP
12 5 (5.10%) Mentoring
13 4 (4.08%) Big Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 59 (60.20%) JavaScript
2 27 (27.55%) Python
3 17 (17.35%) Java
4 13 (13.27%) Ruby
4 13 (13.27%) PHP5
5 12 (12.24%) C#
6 8 (8.16%) C++
6 8 (8.16%) SQL
7 7 (7.14%) Perl
8 5 (5.10%) VB.NET
8 5 (5.10%) VBScript
9 4 (4.08%) T-SQL
10 3 (3.06%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.02%) VB
11 1 (1.02%) VB6
11 1 (1.02%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (10.20%) Degree
2 1 (1.02%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.02%) HL7
System Software
1 5 (5.10%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.06%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (2.04%) Puppet
1 2 (2.04%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (7.14%) Appcelerator
2 6 (6.12%) Google
3 5 (5.10%) Adobe
4 4 (4.08%) HP
4 4 (4.08%) Microsoft
5 3 (3.06%) IBM
5 3 (3.06%) Red Hat
5 3 (3.06%) HubSpot
6 2 (2.04%) Rackspace
6 2 (2.04%) Hyland
7 1 (1.02%) Oracle
7 1 (1.02%) Twitter
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