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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 79 37 64
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +27
Permanent jobs citing PHP 31 64 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.08% 5.09% 2.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.95% 9.74% 4.49%
Number of salaries quoted 26 53 21
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £28,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £33,750 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
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
785 657 623
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 52.58% 52.27% 50.73%
Number of salaries quoted 574 426 458
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £27,500 £26,744
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 22 September 2014.

PHP Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 50 (60.98%) JavaScript
2 46 (56.10%) HTML
3 45 (54.88%) CSS
4 37 (45.12%) MySQL
5 36 (43.90%) Linux
6 30 (36.59%) Java
7 25 (30.49%) Web Development
8 24 (29.27%) MVC
9 21 (25.61%) E-Commerce
9 21 (25.61%) OO
10 20 (24.39%) OOP
10 20 (24.39%) HTML5
11 19 (23.17%) Apache
12 18 (21.95%) Agile Software Development
12 18 (21.95%) JSON
13 17 (20.73%) XML
14 16 (19.51%) CSS3
15 14 (17.07%) Apple iOS
15 14 (17.07%) Android
15 14 (17.07%) Backbone.js
15 14 (17.07%) SOAP
15 14 (17.07%) Graphic Design
15 14 (17.07%) CMS
16 13 (15.85%) C++
16 13 (15.85%) Android Development
16 13 (15.85%) iOS Development
16 13 (15.85%) Digital Media
17 12 (14.63%) Python
17 12 (14.63%) Symfony
17 12 (14.63%) Zend

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (23.17%) Apache
2 14 (17.07%) CMS
3 8 (9.76%) Drupal
4 5 (6.10%) Joomla!
4 5 (6.10%) WordPress
5 1 (1.22%) TeamSite
5 1 (1.22%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.22%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.22%) Sitefinity
5 1 (1.22%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (4.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.44%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.22%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.88%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (4.88%) Trello
2 3 (3.66%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.88%) Internet
2 2 (2.44%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.44%) Intranet
3 1 (1.22%) Firewall
3 1 (1.22%) SMS
3 1 (1.22%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.22%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (45.12%) MySQL
2 6 (7.32%) Big Data
3 3 (3.66%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.66%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.44%) HBase
4 2 (2.44%) Apache Hive
4 2 (2.44%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.22%) QlikView
5 1 (1.22%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.22%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (12.20%) Git (software)
2 4 (4.88%) Mercurial
3 3 (3.66%) Selenium
3 3 (3.66%) Dreamweaver
3 3 (3.66%) Ant
3 3 (3.66%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.44%) Hudson
5 1 (1.22%) Subversion
5 1 (1.22%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 9 (10.98%) Games
2 8 (9.76%) French Language
3 6 (7.32%) German Language
4 4 (4.88%) Finance
4 4 (4.88%) Marketing
5 2 (2.44%) Local Government
6 1 (1.22%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 54 (65.85%) Developer
2 19 (23.17%) PHP Developer
3 13 (15.85%) UI Developer
3 13 (15.85%) UI Programmer
4 10 (12.20%) Senior Developer
5 7 (8.54%) Web Developer
5 7 (8.54%) Senior PHP Developer
5 7 (8.54%) QA Engineer
5 7 (8.54%) Front-End Developer
6 5 (6.10%) Software Engineer
7 4 (4.88%) QA Automation Engineer
7 4 (4.88%) Automation Engineer
7 4 (4.88%) Graduate Software Engineer
7 4 (4.88%) Graduate
7 4 (4.88%) Software Developer
7 4 (4.88%) Junior
7 4 (4.88%) Applications Developer
8 3 (3.66%) Technical Engineer
8 3 (3.66%) Junior Software Engineer
8 3 (3.66%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (56.10%) HTML
2 45 (54.88%) CSS
3 20 (24.39%) HTML5
4 18 (21.95%) JSON
5 17 (20.73%) XML
6 16 (19.51%) CSS3
7 14 (17.07%) Backbone.js
7 14 (17.07%) SOAP
8 12 (14.63%) Symfony
8 12 (14.63%) CodeIgniter
9 11 (13.41%) jQuery
10 10 (12.20%) .NET
11 9 (10.98%) LAMP
11 9 (10.98%) Sass
12 5 (6.10%) AngularJS
12 5 (6.10%) Google Maps API
12 5 (6.10%) Modernizr
13 4 (4.88%) HTML5 Boilerplate
13 4 (4.88%) Web Services
13 4 (4.88%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.07%) Graphic Design
2 13 (15.85%) Digital Media
3 6 (7.32%) Computer Science
4 5 (6.10%) Mobile App
5 4 (4.88%) Open Source
5 4 (4.88%) User Experience
5 4 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (3.66%) Online Games
6 3 (3.66%) Social Media
7 1 (1.22%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.22%) Physics
7 1 (1.22%) Wiki
7 1 (1.22%) Blog
7 1 (1.22%) Streaming Video
7 1 (1.22%) Replication
7 1 (1.22%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 36 (43.90%) Linux
2 14 (17.07%) Apple iOS
2 14 (17.07%) Android
3 9 (10.98%) UNIX
4 5 (6.10%) Windows
5 1 (1.22%) Solaris
5 1 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (30.49%) Web Development
2 24 (29.27%) MVC
3 21 (25.61%) E-Commerce
3 21 (25.61%) OO
4 20 (24.39%) OOP
5 18 (21.95%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (15.85%) Android Development
6 13 (15.85%) iOS Development
7 11 (13.41%) Software Engineering
7 11 (13.41%) TDD
8 9 (10.98%) Scrum
9 7 (8.54%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (6.10%) OO PHP
10 5 (6.10%) Line Management
11 4 (4.88%) Test Automation
11 4 (4.88%) Product Management
11 4 (4.88%) Security Testing
11 4 (4.88%) Mentoring
11 4 (4.88%) Information Security
11 4 (4.88%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (60.98%) JavaScript
2 30 (36.59%) Java
3 13 (15.85%) C++
4 12 (14.63%) Python
5 8 (9.76%) Perl
6 7 (8.54%) C
6 7 (8.54%) C#
7 5 (6.10%) Shell Script
8 4 (4.88%) Bash Shell
8 4 (4.88%) SQL
9 3 (3.66%) PHP5
10 2 (2.44%) Ruby
11 1 (1.22%) Objective-C
11 1 (1.22%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (13.41%) Degree
2 1 (1.22%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.54%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.22%) VMware ESX
1 1 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.22%) Gluster
1 1 (1.22%) KVM
Systems Management
1 5 (6.10%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (6.10%) Puppet
2 1 (1.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (1.22%) Nagios
2 1 (1.22%) Cacti
2 1 (1.22%) Munin
2 1 (1.22%) Ansible
2 1 (1.22%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 12 (14.63%) Zend
2 6 (7.32%) Google
3 5 (6.10%) VMware
3 5 (6.10%) Facebook
3 5 (6.10%) Twitter
4 4 (4.88%) Dell
5 3 (3.66%) Adobe
6 1 (1.22%) IBM
6 1 (1.22%) Citrix
6 1 (1.22%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (1.22%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.22%) Oracle
6 1 (1.22%) Cognos
6 1 (1.22%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.22%) Ektron
6 1 (1.22%) Tableau
6 1 (1.22%) HubSpot
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