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 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 59 72 31
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -41
Permanent jobs citing PHP 48 32 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.03% 2.14% 5.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.08% 4.11% 10.50%
Number of salaries quoted 34 25 58
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,300 £19,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £79,500 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
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
678 778 657
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 42.86% 52.01% 53.99%
Number of salaries quoted 451 562 417
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 2 September 2015.

PHP Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 52 (49.06%) JavaScript
2 50 (47.17%) Linux
3 44 (41.51%) HTML
4 42 (39.62%) Java
5 40 (37.74%) CSS
6 39 (36.79%) MySQL
7 31 (29.25%) Agile Software Development
8 27 (25.47%) SQL
9 26 (24.53%) Python
10 24 (22.64%) jQuery
10 24 (22.64%) Open Source
11 23 (21.70%) Perl
12 22 (20.75%) Apache
13 21 (19.81%) .NET
13 21 (19.81%) TDD
13 21 (19.81%) Continuous Integration
14 20 (18.87%) CMS
15 19 (17.92%) Banking
16 18 (16.98%) Finance
16 18 (16.98%) Oracle
16 18 (16.98%) Web Development
17 17 (16.04%) Web Services
18 15 (14.15%) Drupal
18 15 (14.15%) Bash Shell
18 15 (14.15%) MongoDB
19 14 (13.21%) NoSQL
19 14 (13.21%) RESTful
19 14 (13.21%) Degree
19 14 (13.21%) Content Management
19 14 (13.21%) UNIX

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 22 (20.75%) Apache
2 20 (18.87%) CMS
3 15 (14.15%) Drupal
4 12 (11.32%) WordPress
5 10 (9.43%) Tomcat
6 5 (4.72%) SAS
6 5 (4.72%) Apache Pig
7 2 (1.89%) SilverStripe
7 2 (1.89%) OpenStack
7 2 (1.89%) Joomla!
8 1 (0.94%) nginx
8 1 (0.94%) Umbraco
Applications
1 5 (4.72%) SPSS
2 2 (1.89%) MS Office
3 1 (0.94%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.94%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.94%) InDesign
3 1 (0.94%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (4.72%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 11 (10.38%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (4.72%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (4.72%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (4.72%) Amazon EMR
3 1 (0.94%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.94%) SaaS
3 1 (0.94%) Office 365
3 1 (0.94%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.77%) Internet
2 1 (0.94%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (36.79%) MySQL
2 15 (14.15%) MongoDB
3 14 (13.21%) NoSQL
4 12 (11.32%) Relational Database
5 11 (10.38%) Big Data
6 10 (9.43%) PostgreSQL
7 9 (8.49%) RDBMS
8 5 (4.72%) DB2
8 5 (4.72%) Pentaho
8 5 (4.72%) Hadoop
8 5 (4.72%) Apache Hive
8 5 (4.72%) Sqoop
8 5 (4.72%) HBase
8 5 (4.72%) Apache Cassandra
8 5 (4.72%) Mahout
8 5 (4.72%) Triplestore
9 3 (2.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 3 (2.83%) SQL Server
10 2 (1.89%) QlikView
11 1 (0.94%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 9 (8.49%) JUnit
2 8 (7.55%) JMeter
2 8 (7.55%) HttpUnit
2 8 (7.55%) Git (software)
3 7 (6.60%) Subversion
4 5 (4.72%) Talend Open Studio
5 4 (3.77%) JIRA
6 3 (2.83%) Selenium
6 3 (2.83%) WebDriver
6 3 (2.83%) PHPUnit
7 2 (1.89%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.94%) PhpStorm
8 1 (0.94%) Redmine
8 1 (0.94%) Ant
8 1 (0.94%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.94%) Maven
8 1 (0.94%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.94%) ClearCase
8 1 (0.94%) LoadRunner
General
1 19 (17.92%) Banking
2 18 (16.98%) Finance
3 13 (12.26%) Telecoms
3 13 (12.26%) Games
4 12 (11.32%) Marketing
5 3 (2.83%) Advertising
6 2 (1.89%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.94%) Front Office
7 1 (0.94%) Legal
Job Titles
1 72 (67.92%) Developer
2 18 (16.98%) Web Developer
3 16 (15.09%) PHP Developer
4 13 (12.26%) Python Developer
5 11 (10.38%) Java Developer
6 9 (8.49%) Senior Developer
7 7 (6.60%) Analyst
8 6 (5.66%) Software Engineer
8 6 (5.66%) Development Manager
8 6 (5.66%) Java Web Developer
8 6 (5.66%) Front-End Developer
9 5 (4.72%) Big Data Architect
9 5 (4.72%) Solutions Architect
9 5 (4.72%) Data Architect
9 5 (4.72%) Architect
9 5 (4.72%) Junior
10 4 (3.77%) Applications Developer
10 4 (3.77%) Database Analyst
10 4 (3.77%) Team Leader
11 3 (2.83%) Software Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (41.51%) HTML
2 40 (37.74%) CSS
3 24 (22.64%) jQuery
4 21 (19.81%) .NET
5 17 (16.04%) Web Services
6 14 (13.21%) RESTful
7 13 (12.26%) XML
8 12 (11.32%) CSS3
9 11 (10.38%) Ruby on Rails
10 10 (9.43%) J2EE
10 10 (9.43%) SOAP
11 9 (8.49%) Hibernate
11 9 (8.49%) Spring
11 9 (8.49%) HTML5
12 8 (7.55%) JPA
12 8 (7.55%) AngularJS
13 7 (6.60%) JSP
14 5 (4.72%) Servlets
14 5 (4.72%) MLlib
15 4 (3.77%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.49%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.72%) W3C
2 5 (4.72%) Social Media
3 4 (3.77%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.83%) Algorithms
4 3 (2.83%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.89%) Data Conversion
5 2 (1.89%) Digital Media
5 2 (1.89%) User Experience
6 1 (0.94%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.94%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (0.94%) Cryptography
6 1 (0.94%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 50 (47.17%) Linux
2 14 (13.21%) UNIX
3 12 (11.32%) Windows
4 7 (6.60%) Android
4 7 (6.60%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.89%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.94%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.94%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (29.25%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (22.64%) Open Source
3 21 (19.81%) TDD
3 21 (19.81%) Continuous Integration
4 18 (16.98%) Web Development
5 14 (13.21%) Content Management
6 13 (12.26%) Multithreading
7 12 (11.32%) Web Application Development
8 10 (9.43%) Software Engineering
8 10 (9.43%) MVC
9 9 (8.49%) OO
10 8 (7.55%) CRM
10 8 (7.55%) Analytics
11 7 (6.60%) OOP
12 6 (5.66%) Business Intelligence
12 6 (5.66%) SEO
12 6 (5.66%) Migration
12 6 (5.66%) Technical Architecture
12 6 (5.66%) Enterprise Content Management
13 5 (4.72%) MapReduce
Programming Languages
1 52 (49.06%) JavaScript
2 42 (39.62%) Java
3 27 (25.47%) SQL
4 26 (24.53%) Python
5 23 (21.70%) Perl
6 15 (14.15%) Bash Shell
7 14 (13.21%) C++
8 12 (11.32%) Ruby
9 8 (7.55%) C
9 8 (7.55%) C#
10 5 (4.72%) PHP5
10 5 (4.72%) R
11 2 (1.89%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.89%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.89%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.94%) VBScript
12 1 (0.94%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.94%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.94%) Erlang
12 1 (0.94%) CFML
Qualifications
1 14 (13.21%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.49%) QA
2 1 (0.94%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (4.72%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 5 (4.72%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 18 (16.98%) Oracle
2 8 (7.55%) Alterian
3 5 (4.72%) Netezza
3 5 (4.72%) Greenplum
3 5 (4.72%) Vertica
3 5 (4.72%) Talend
3 5 (4.72%) Cognos
3 5 (4.72%) Informatica
3 5 (4.72%) MicroStrategy
3 5 (4.72%) Teradata
4 4 (3.77%) VMware
5 3 (2.83%) Microsoft
5 3 (2.83%) Adobe
6 2 (1.89%) Hyland
7 1 (0.94%) Zend
7 1 (0.94%) Google
7 1 (0.94%) HP
7 1 (0.94%) Cisco
7 1 (0.94%) ION Trading
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Edinburgh
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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The People Network
Salary: superb benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £19000.00 - £21000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £30 - £50 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
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The People Network
Salary: superb benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
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The LIST
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