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

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 43 57 30
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -27
Permanent jobs citing PHP 64 49 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 4.35% 3.32% 6.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.86% 6.20% 11.71%
Number of salaries quoted 45 35 71
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 £24,400 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £71,700 £44,600 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
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
649 790 666
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 44.15% 53.52% 55.18%
Number of salaries quoted 438 545 443
Average salary £39,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,100 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £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 3 August 2015.

PHP Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 54 (50.47%) JavaScript
2 48 (44.86%) HTML
2 48 (44.86%) Java
3 45 (42.06%) Linux
4 42 (39.25%) CSS
5 39 (36.45%) MySQL
6 37 (34.58%) Agile Software Development
7 25 (23.36%) SQL
7 25 (23.36%) Open Source
8 24 (22.43%) jQuery
8 24 (22.43%) .NET
8 24 (22.43%) Python
9 23 (21.50%) TDD
10 22 (20.56%) Apache
10 22 (20.56%) Continuous Integration
11 21 (19.63%) Perl
11 21 (19.63%) CMS
12 20 (18.69%) Web Services
13 19 (17.76%) Web Development
14 18 (16.82%) Oracle
14 18 (16.82%) Finance
15 17 (15.89%) Banking
16 16 (14.95%) Drupal
17 15 (14.02%) Content Management
17 15 (14.02%) MongoDB
17 15 (14.02%) RESTful
17 15 (14.02%) C++
17 15 (14.02%) XML
18 14 (13.08%) Bash Shell
18 14 (13.08%) Degree

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 (20.56%) Apache
2 21 (19.63%) CMS
3 16 (14.95%) Drupal
4 12 (11.21%) WordPress
5 10 (9.35%) Tomcat
6 5 (4.67%) SAS
6 5 (4.67%) Apache Pig
7 2 (1.87%) Joomla!
7 2 (1.87%) SilverStripe
7 2 (1.87%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.93%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.93%) JBoss
8 1 (0.93%) Umbraco
Applications
1 5 (4.67%) SPSS
2 1 (0.93%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.93%) InDesign
2 1 (0.93%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.93%) MS Office
2 1 (0.93%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (4.67%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 12 (11.21%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (4.67%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (4.67%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (4.67%) Amazon EMR
3 2 (1.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.87%) SaaS
4 1 (0.93%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.74%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (36.45%) MySQL
2 15 (14.02%) MongoDB
3 14 (13.08%) Relational Database
4 13 (12.15%) NoSQL
5 11 (10.28%) Big Data
6 10 (9.35%) PostgreSQL
7 9 (8.41%) RDBMS
8 6 (5.61%) SQL Server
9 5 (4.67%) DB2
9 5 (4.67%) Apache Cassandra
9 5 (4.67%) Pentaho
9 5 (4.67%) Hadoop
9 5 (4.67%) Apache Hive
9 5 (4.67%) Mahout
9 5 (4.67%) HBase
9 5 (4.67%) Sqoop
9 5 (4.67%) Triplestore
10 3 (2.80%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 2 (1.87%) QlikView
12 1 (0.93%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 9 (8.41%) JUnit
2 8 (7.48%) JMeter
2 8 (7.48%) HttpUnit
2 8 (7.48%) Git (software)
3 5 (4.67%) Talend Open Studio
3 5 (4.67%) Subversion
4 4 (3.74%) JIRA
4 4 (3.74%) Selenium
5 3 (2.80%) WebDriver
5 3 (2.80%) PHPUnit
5 3 (2.80%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.87%) Ant
6 2 (1.87%) Mercurial
6 2 (1.87%) Maven
6 2 (1.87%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.87%) ClearCase
6 2 (1.87%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.93%) PhpStorm
7 1 (0.93%) Redmine
General
1 18 (16.82%) Finance
2 17 (15.89%) Banking
3 11 (10.28%) Telecoms
3 11 (10.28%) Games
4 10 (9.35%) Marketing
5 4 (3.74%) Advertising
6 2 (1.87%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.93%) Front Office
7 1 (0.93%) Legal
7 1 (0.93%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.93%) Retail
Job Titles
1 73 (68.22%) Developer
2 17 (15.89%) Web Developer
3 15 (14.02%) PHP Developer
4 13 (12.15%) Java Developer
5 12 (11.21%) Python Developer
6 11 (10.28%) Senior Developer
7 9 (8.41%) Analyst
8 6 (5.61%) Software Engineer
8 6 (5.61%) Development Manager
8 6 (5.61%) Java Web Developer
8 6 (5.61%) Front-End Developer
9 5 (4.67%) Big Data Architect
9 5 (4.67%) Software Developer
9 5 (4.67%) Architect
9 5 (4.67%) Data Architect
9 5 (4.67%) Solutions Architect
10 4 (3.74%) Applications Developer
10 4 (3.74%) Team Leader
10 4 (3.74%) Database Analyst
10 4 (3.74%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (44.86%) HTML
2 42 (39.25%) CSS
3 24 (22.43%) .NET
3 24 (22.43%) jQuery
4 20 (18.69%) Web Services
5 15 (14.02%) XML
5 15 (14.02%) RESTful
6 11 (10.28%) HTML5
6 11 (10.28%) CSS3
6 11 (10.28%) Ruby on Rails
6 11 (10.28%) J2EE
6 11 (10.28%) SOAP
7 9 (8.41%) Hibernate
7 9 (8.41%) Spring
8 8 (7.48%) JSP
8 8 (7.48%) JPA
8 8 (7.48%) AngularJS
9 5 (4.67%) MLlib
9 5 (4.67%) Servlets
9 5 (4.67%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.41%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.67%) W3C
2 5 (4.67%) Social Media
3 4 (3.74%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.80%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.87%) Data Conversion
5 2 (1.87%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.87%) Digital Media
5 2 (1.87%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.93%) User Experience
6 1 (0.93%) Health Informatics
6 1 (0.93%) Cryptography
6 1 (0.93%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 45 (42.06%) Linux
2 12 (11.21%) UNIX
3 11 (10.28%) Windows
4 6 (5.61%) Android
4 6 (5.61%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.87%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (34.58%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (23.36%) Open Source
3 23 (21.50%) TDD
4 22 (20.56%) Continuous Integration
5 19 (17.76%) Web Development
6 15 (14.02%) Content Management
7 13 (12.15%) Software Engineering
7 13 (12.15%) MVC
8 12 (11.21%) Web Application Development
9 11 (10.28%) OO
10 10 (9.35%) Multithreading
11 8 (7.48%) OOP
11 8 (7.48%) Scrum
12 7 (6.54%) CRM
12 7 (6.54%) Analytics
13 6 (5.61%) Enterprise Content Management
13 6 (5.61%) Business Intelligence
13 6 (5.61%) Migration
13 6 (5.61%) Requirements Analysis
14 5 (4.67%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 54 (50.47%) JavaScript
2 48 (44.86%) Java
3 25 (23.36%) SQL
4 24 (22.43%) Python
5 21 (19.63%) Perl
6 15 (14.02%) C++
7 14 (13.08%) Bash Shell
8 13 (12.15%) Ruby
9 10 (9.35%) C#
10 6 (5.61%) C
11 5 (4.67%) PHP5
11 5 (4.67%) R
12 3 (2.80%) VB.NET
12 3 (2.80%) T-SQL
12 3 (2.80%) VBScript
13 2 (1.87%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.93%) Scala
14 1 (0.93%) Erlang
14 1 (0.93%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.93%) VB6
Qualifications
1 14 (13.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.41%) QA
2 1 (0.93%) HL7
2 1 (0.93%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (4.67%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 5 (4.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 18 (16.82%) Oracle
2 8 (7.48%) Alterian
3 5 (4.67%) Netezza
3 5 (4.67%) Greenplum
3 5 (4.67%) Vertica
3 5 (4.67%) Talend
3 5 (4.67%) Cognos
3 5 (4.67%) Informatica
3 5 (4.67%) MicroStrategy
3 5 (4.67%) Teradata
4 4 (3.74%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.74%) Adobe
5 3 (2.80%) VMware
5 3 (2.80%) Hyland
6 2 (1.87%) HP
7 1 (0.93%) Cisco
7 1 (0.93%) ION Trading
7 1 (0.93%) Twitter
7 1 (0.93%) Zend
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