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

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 43 60 38
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -22
Permanent jobs citing PHP 67 57 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 4.70% 3.57% 5.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.29% 6.85% 10.06%
Number of salaries quoted 49 39 54
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,000 £50,000
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
651 832 646
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 45.65% 52.13% 55.12%
Number of salaries quoted 440 570 419
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £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 1 July 2015.

PHP Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 59 (53.15%) JavaScript
2 52 (46.85%) HTML
3 48 (43.24%) Linux
4 46 (41.44%) CSS
5 41 (36.94%) MySQL
6 40 (36.04%) Java
7 39 (35.14%) Agile Software Development
8 28 (25.23%) Python
9 25 (22.52%) TDD
9 25 (22.52%) Continuous Integration
10 22 (19.82%) jQuery
11 21 (18.92%) Drupal
12 20 (18.02%) .NET
13 19 (17.12%) Open Source
14 18 (16.22%) Perl
14 18 (16.22%) SQL
14 18 (16.22%) CMS
15 17 (15.32%) Finance
15 17 (15.32%) Web Services
15 17 (15.32%) Apache
15 17 (15.32%) WordPress
16 16 (14.41%) Web Development
17 15 (13.51%) XML
17 15 (13.51%) C++
17 15 (13.51%) Banking
17 15 (13.51%) HTML5
18 14 (12.61%) Multithreading
18 14 (12.61%) Software Engineering
18 14 (12.61%) Degree
18 14 (12.61%) OO

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 21 (18.92%) Drupal
2 18 (16.22%) CMS
3 17 (15.32%) Apache
3 17 (15.32%) WordPress
4 8 (7.21%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.80%) SAS
5 2 (1.80%) Joomla!
5 2 (1.80%) SilverStripe
5 2 (1.80%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.90%) JBoss
6 1 (0.90%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.90%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.90%) nginx
6 1 (0.90%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (1.80%) SPSS
1 2 (1.80%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (0.90%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.90%) InDesign
2 1 (0.90%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.90%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (4.50%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 11 (9.91%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.80%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.80%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (1.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.80%) Amazon EMR
3 1 (0.90%) SaaS
3 1 (0.90%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.70%) TCP/IP
1 3 (2.70%) Internet
2 2 (1.80%) Firewall
2 2 (1.80%) DNS
2 2 (1.80%) SSL
2 2 (1.80%) SMTP
2 2 (1.80%) HTTP
3 1 (0.90%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (36.94%) MySQL
2 11 (9.91%) Relational Database
3 10 (9.01%) MongoDB
3 10 (9.01%) NoSQL
4 9 (8.11%) Big Data
5 8 (7.21%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (5.41%) SQL Server
6 6 (5.41%) RDBMS
7 3 (2.70%) Hadoop
7 3 (2.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (1.80%) Triplestore
8 2 (1.80%) Apache Hive
8 2 (1.80%) Pentaho
8 2 (1.80%) DB2
8 2 (1.80%) QlikView
8 2 (1.80%) Mahout
8 2 (1.80%) Sqoop
8 2 (1.80%) HBase
8 2 (1.80%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.90%) Redis
Development Applications
1 11 (9.91%) Git (software)
2 6 (5.41%) Mercurial
2 6 (5.41%) JUnit
2 6 (5.41%) JMeter
2 6 (5.41%) HttpUnit
3 5 (4.50%) Subversion
4 4 (3.60%) Selenium
5 3 (2.70%) WebDriver
5 3 (2.70%) PHPUnit
5 3 (2.70%) JIRA
6 2 (1.80%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.80%) ClearCase
6 2 (1.80%) LoadRunner
6 2 (1.80%) Talend Open Studio
6 2 (1.80%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.90%) PhpStorm
7 1 (0.90%) Redmine
7 1 (0.90%) Maven
7 1 (0.90%) Ant
General
1 17 (15.32%) Finance
2 15 (13.51%) Banking
3 14 (12.61%) Games
4 12 (10.81%) Marketing
4 12 (10.81%) Telecoms
5 5 (4.50%) Advertising
6 2 (1.80%) Retail
6 2 (1.80%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.90%) Front Office
7 1 (0.90%) Electronics
7 1 (0.90%) Legal
7 1 (0.90%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 79 (71.17%) Developer
2 18 (16.22%) Web Developer
3 16 (14.41%) PHP Developer
3 16 (14.41%) Python Developer
4 14 (12.61%) Senior Developer
5 10 (9.01%) Java Developer
6 9 (8.11%) Analyst
7 7 (6.31%) Software Engineer
8 6 (5.41%) Software Developer
8 6 (5.41%) Front-End Developer
9 5 (4.50%) Development Manager
10 4 (3.60%) Applications Developer
10 4 (3.60%) Database Analyst
10 4 (3.60%) Senior Web Developer
10 4 (3.60%) Junior
10 4 (3.60%) Team Leader
10 4 (3.60%) Senior Software Developer
11 3 (2.70%) Designer
11 3 (2.70%) Java Web Developer
11 3 (2.70%) Drupal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (46.85%) HTML
2 46 (41.44%) CSS
3 22 (19.82%) jQuery
4 20 (18.02%) .NET
5 17 (15.32%) Web Services
6 15 (13.51%) XML
6 15 (13.51%) HTML5
7 13 (11.71%) RESTful
8 10 (9.01%) Ruby on Rails
9 9 (8.11%) J2EE
9 9 (8.11%) SOAP
9 9 (8.11%) CSS3
10 8 (7.21%) AngularJS
11 6 (5.41%) JPA
11 6 (5.41%) JSP
11 6 (5.41%) Hibernate
11 6 (5.41%) Spring
12 5 (4.50%) ASP.NET
13 4 (3.60%) XHTML
13 4 (3.60%) RSS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.60%) Computer Science
2 4 (3.60%) Social Media
3 3 (2.70%) W3C
3 3 (2.70%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.80%) Algorithms
4 2 (1.80%) N-Tier
4 2 (1.80%) Digital Media
4 2 (1.80%) Photography
5 1 (0.90%) Informatics
5 1 (0.90%) Cryptography
5 1 (0.90%) Health Informatics
5 1 (0.90%) Data Conversion
5 1 (0.90%) FMCG
5 1 (0.90%) Public Cloud
5 1 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.90%) Xbox
5 1 (0.90%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 48 (43.24%) Linux
2 13 (11.71%) Windows
3 12 (10.81%) UNIX
4 4 (3.60%) Android
5 3 (2.70%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.80%) Windows XP
6 2 (1.80%) Ubuntu
6 2 (1.80%) CentOS
7 1 (0.90%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.90%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (35.14%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (22.52%) TDD
2 25 (22.52%) Continuous Integration
3 19 (17.12%) Open Source
4 16 (14.41%) Web Development
5 14 (12.61%) Software Engineering
5 14 (12.61%) Multithreading
5 14 (12.61%) OO
6 13 (11.71%) MVC
7 12 (10.81%) Content Management
8 10 (9.01%) Web Application Development
9 9 (8.11%) OOP
10 8 (7.21%) Scrum
11 7 (6.31%) E-Commerce
12 6 (5.41%) CRM
12 6 (5.41%) Analytics
13 5 (4.50%) Enterprise Content Management
13 5 (4.50%) Project Management
14 4 (3.60%) SEO
14 4 (3.60%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 59 (53.15%) JavaScript
2 40 (36.04%) Java
3 28 (25.23%) Python
4 18 (16.22%) Perl
4 18 (16.22%) SQL
5 15 (13.51%) C++
6 13 (11.71%) Bash Shell
7 11 (9.91%) Ruby
8 9 (8.11%) C#
9 5 (4.50%) C
9 5 (4.50%) PHP5
10 3 (2.70%) VB.NET
10 3 (2.70%) T-SQL
10 3 (2.70%) VBScript
11 2 (1.80%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.80%) R
12 1 (0.90%) Elixir
12 1 (0.90%) Erlang
12 1 (0.90%) VB6
12 1 (0.90%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (12.61%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.21%) QA
2 1 (0.90%) HL7
2 1 (0.90%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.80%) NFS
1 2 (1.80%) Apache Flume
2 1 (0.90%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.90%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (10.81%) Oracle
2 6 (5.41%) Alterian
2 6 (5.41%) Adobe
3 4 (3.60%) Microsoft
4 3 (2.70%) Hyland
5 2 (1.80%) Cognos
5 2 (1.80%) Netezza
5 2 (1.80%) Greenplum
5 2 (1.80%) HP
5 2 (1.80%) Informatica
5 2 (1.80%) MicroStrategy
5 2 (1.80%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.80%) VMware
5 2 (1.80%) Teradata
5 2 (1.80%) Vertica
5 2 (1.80%) Talend
6 1 (0.90%) Rackspace
6 1 (0.90%) ION Trading
6 1 (0.90%) Twitter
6 1 (0.90%) Zend
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