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

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 44 42 48
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +6
Permanent jobs citing PHP 57 65 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 4.15% 4.77% 3.93%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.64% 9.64% 7.63%
Number of salaries quoted 46 54 18
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,750 £28,595 £22,200
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,700 £35,000
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
660 674 603
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 48.10% 49.49% 51.54%
Number of salaries quoted 493 458 423
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,750 £27,747 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 27 January 2015.

PHP Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 56 (59.57%) JavaScript
2 55 (58.51%) HTML
3 54 (57.45%) CSS
4 44 (46.81%) MySQL
5 39 (41.49%) Agile Software Development
6 34 (36.17%) Linux
7 25 (26.60%) Python
8 22 (23.40%) OO
9 21 (22.34%) Drupal
9 21 (22.34%) WordPress
10 20 (21.28%) jQuery
10 20 (21.28%) Continuous Integration
10 20 (21.28%) Web Development
11 19 (20.21%) TDD
12 18 (19.15%) Finance
13 17 (18.09%) Java
13 17 (18.09%) HTML5
14 16 (17.02%) Git (software)
15 15 (15.96%) CMS
16 14 (14.89%) Games
16 14 (14.89%) MVC
16 14 (14.89%) Multithreading
17 13 (13.83%) PHP5
17 13 (13.83%) Mobile App
18 12 (12.77%) Degree
18 12 (12.77%) Ruby
18 12 (12.77%) LAMP
19 11 (11.70%) Software Engineering
19 11 (11.70%) C#
19 11 (11.70%) .NET

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 (22.34%) Drupal
1 21 (22.34%) WordPress
2 15 (15.96%) CMS
3 6 (6.38%) ExpressionEngine
4 5 (5.32%) Apache
5 3 (3.19%) IIS
6 2 (2.13%) Adobe CQ
6 2 (2.13%) Umbraco
7 1 (1.06%) nginx
7 1 (1.06%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.06%) Joomla!
Applications
1 3 (3.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (1.06%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (8.51%) Magento
2 6 (6.38%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.19%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (3.19%) Trello
2 1 (1.06%) SaaS
2 1 (1.06%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.26%) DNS
2 3 (3.19%) Intranet
2 3 (3.19%) SMS
2 3 (3.19%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.06%) LDAP
3 1 (1.06%) SMTP
3 1 (1.06%) HTTP
3 1 (1.06%) Firewall
3 1 (1.06%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (46.81%) MySQL
2 7 (7.45%) Big Data
2 7 (7.45%) Relational Database
3 6 (6.38%) SQL Server
4 3 (3.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.13%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.06%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.06%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (17.02%) Git (software)
2 7 (7.45%) Mercurial
2 7 (7.45%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 3 (3.19%) Hudson
3 3 (3.19%) LoadRunner
3 3 (3.19%) Visual Studio
3 3 (3.19%) ClearCase
4 2 (2.13%) Dreamweaver
4 2 (2.13%) Ant
4 2 (2.13%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.13%) Maven
5 1 (1.06%) JUnit
5 1 (1.06%) JMeter
General
1 18 (19.15%) Finance
2 14 (14.89%) Games
3 9 (9.57%) Banking
3 9 (9.57%) Telecoms
4 7 (7.45%) Marketing
5 5 (5.32%) Retail
6 3 (3.19%) Local Government
7 2 (2.13%) Manufacturing
7 2 (2.13%) Advertising
8 1 (1.06%) Publishing
8 1 (1.06%) German Language
8 1 (1.06%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 76 (80.85%) Developer
2 22 (23.40%) PHP Developer
3 17 (18.09%) Web Developer
4 14 (14.89%) Python Developer
5 12 (12.77%) Senior Developer
6 11 (11.70%) Lead Developer
7 7 (7.45%) Software Engineer
8 6 (6.38%) Lead PHP Developer
9 5 (5.32%) Development Manager
10 4 (4.26%) Java Developer
10 4 (4.26%) Software Developer
10 4 (4.26%) PHP Web Developer
11 3 (3.19%) QA Engineer
11 3 (3.19%) Drupal Developer
11 3 (3.19%) Front-End Developer
11 3 (3.19%) QA Automation Engineer
11 3 (3.19%) Automation Engineer
11 3 (3.19%) Analyst
11 3 (3.19%) .NET Developer
11 3 (3.19%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (58.51%) HTML
2 54 (57.45%) CSS
3 20 (21.28%) jQuery
4 17 (18.09%) HTML5
5 12 (12.77%) LAMP
6 11 (11.70%) .NET
7 9 (9.57%) Flash
7 9 (9.57%) Web Services
7 9 (9.57%) CSS3
8 7 (7.45%) REST
8 7 (7.45%) XML
9 6 (6.38%) ASP.NET
9 6 (6.38%) Laravel
10 4 (4.26%) Ajax
11 3 (3.19%) .NET Framework
11 3 (3.19%) WCF
11 3 (3.19%) XSD
11 3 (3.19%) JSP
11 3 (3.19%) RESTful
11 3 (3.19%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.83%) Mobile App
2 10 (10.64%) Open Source
3 7 (7.45%) Social Media
4 6 (6.38%) Digital Media
5 5 (5.32%) Computer Science
6 3 (3.19%) N-Tier
6 3 (3.19%) Graphic Design
6 3 (3.19%) Photography
6 3 (3.19%) FMCG
6 3 (3.19%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (2.13%) Xbox
7 2 (2.13%) Blog
7 2 (2.13%) Online Games
8 1 (1.06%) Replication
8 1 (1.06%) Cryptography
8 1 (1.06%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.06%) Physics
8 1 (1.06%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 34 (36.17%) Linux
2 11 (11.70%) Android
3 10 (10.64%) Apple iOS
4 6 (6.38%) Windows
5 4 (4.26%) UNIX
6 2 (2.13%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.06%) CentOS
7 1 (1.06%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (41.49%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (23.40%) OO
3 20 (21.28%) Web Development
3 20 (21.28%) Continuous Integration
4 19 (20.21%) TDD
5 14 (14.89%) MVC
5 14 (14.89%) Multithreading
6 11 (11.70%) Software Engineering
6 11 (11.70%) Analytics
7 10 (10.64%) DevOps
7 10 (10.64%) Project Management
8 7 (7.45%) Android Development
8 7 (7.45%) iOS Development
9 6 (6.38%) Web Application Development
9 6 (6.38%) Mentoring
9 6 (6.38%) SEO
9 6 (6.38%) Use Case
10 5 (5.32%) Scrum
11 4 (4.26%) Content Management
11 4 (4.26%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 56 (59.57%) JavaScript
2 25 (26.60%) Python
3 17 (18.09%) Java
4 13 (13.83%) PHP5
5 12 (12.77%) Ruby
6 11 (11.70%) C#
7 9 (9.57%) C++
7 9 (9.57%) Perl
8 7 (7.45%) SQL
9 3 (3.19%) T-SQL
9 3 (3.19%) VBScript
9 3 (3.19%) VB.NET
10 2 (2.13%) C
10 2 (2.13%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.06%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (12.77%) Degree
2 1 (1.06%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.19%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.26%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.06%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (2.13%) Puppet
1 2 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.06%) Ansible
2 1 (1.06%) Vagrant
2 1 (1.06%) Nagios
2 1 (1.06%) Cacti
2 1 (1.06%) Munin
Vendors
1 7 (7.45%) Appcelerator
2 6 (6.38%) Google
3 5 (5.32%) Adobe
4 3 (3.19%) HP
4 3 (3.19%) Dell
4 3 (3.19%) IBM
4 3 (3.19%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.19%) HubSpot
5 1 (1.06%) Rackspace
5 1 (1.06%) Oracle
5 1 (1.06%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.06%) VMware
5 1 (1.06%) Hyland
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