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

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 61 73 44
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -29
Permanent jobs citing PHP 42 36 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.09% 2.23% 4.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.53% 4.70% 8.00%
Number of salaries quoted 33 25 28
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -6.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,300 £24,000 £22,050
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £41,900 £47,500
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
643 766 575
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 47.35% 47.49% 53.84%
Number of salaries quoted 440 531 350
Average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £26,700
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +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 6 May 2015.

PHP Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 51 (52.04%) JavaScript
2 50 (51.02%) HTML
2 50 (51.02%) CSS
3 49 (50.00%) MySQL
4 42 (42.86%) Linux
5 40 (40.82%) Agile Software Development
6 27 (27.55%) Python
7 26 (26.53%) Drupal
8 23 (23.47%) jQuery
8 23 (23.47%) Continuous Integration
8 23 (23.47%) Java
9 22 (22.45%) TDD
10 17 (17.35%) Finance
10 17 (17.35%) OO
10 17 (17.35%) HTML5
11 15 (15.31%) WordPress
11 15 (15.31%) Git (software)
12 14 (14.29%) Multithreading
12 14 (14.29%) Software Engineering
12 14 (14.29%) Web Services
13 13 (13.27%) .NET
13 13 (13.27%) CMS
13 13 (13.27%) Games
13 13 (13.27%) Open Source
13 13 (13.27%) Web Development
14 12 (12.24%) Degree
14 12 (12.24%) MVC
14 12 (12.24%) Windows
15 11 (11.22%) Apache
15 11 (11.22%) Banking

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 26 (26.53%) Drupal
2 15 (15.31%) WordPress
3 13 (13.27%) CMS
4 11 (11.22%) Apache
5 3 (3.06%) Tomcat
5 3 (3.06%) ExpressionEngine
5 3 (3.06%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (2.04%) Joomla!
6 2 (2.04%) nginx
7 1 (1.02%) Umbraco
7 1 (1.02%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (2.04%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 7 (7.14%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.18%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.06%) AWS OpsWorks
3 2 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.02%) SaaS
4 1 (1.02%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.08%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.06%) DNS
2 3 (3.06%) SSL
2 3 (3.06%) SMTP
2 3 (3.06%) HTTP
2 3 (3.06%) Firewall
3 2 (2.04%) LDAP
4 1 (1.02%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (50.00%) MySQL
2 9 (9.18%) Relational Database
3 6 (6.12%) Big Data
4 5 (5.10%) NoSQL
5 3 (3.06%) SQL Server
6 2 (2.04%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (2.04%) Hadoop
6 2 (2.04%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.04%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 15 (15.31%) Git (software)
2 10 (10.20%) Mercurial
3 4 (4.08%) Jenkins
3 4 (4.08%) Subversion
4 3 (3.06%) Maven
4 3 (3.06%) HttpUnit
4 3 (3.06%) Selenium
4 3 (3.06%) Ant
4 3 (3.06%) JUnit
4 3 (3.06%) JMeter
4 3 (3.06%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 2 (2.04%) WebDriver
5 2 (2.04%) PHPUnit
5 2 (2.04%) Visual Studio
5 2 (2.04%) ClearCase
5 2 (2.04%) LoadRunner
6 1 (1.02%) PhpStorm
General
1 17 (17.35%) Finance
2 13 (13.27%) Games
3 11 (11.22%) Banking
4 10 (10.20%) Telecoms
5 9 (9.18%) Marketing
6 6 (6.12%) Retail
7 5 (5.10%) Advertising
8 3 (3.06%) Manufacturing
9 1 (1.02%) Front Office
9 1 (1.02%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 75 (76.53%) Developer
2 23 (23.47%) PHP Developer
3 16 (16.33%) Senior Developer
4 14 (14.29%) Web Developer
4 14 (14.29%) Python Developer
5 6 (6.12%) Software Developer
5 6 (6.12%) Software Engineer
5 6 (6.12%) Analyst
5 6 (6.12%) Lead Developer
5 6 (6.12%) Java Developer
6 5 (5.10%) Junior
6 5 (5.10%) AWS Developer
7 4 (4.08%) Drupal Developer
7 4 (4.08%) Senior Software Developer
8 3 (3.06%) Senior Web Developer
8 3 (3.06%) Analyst Developer
8 3 (3.06%) Administrator
8 3 (3.06%) Database Analyst
8 3 (3.06%) Systems Administrator
8 3 (3.06%) Junior Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (51.02%) HTML
1 50 (51.02%) CSS
2 23 (23.47%) jQuery
3 17 (17.35%) HTML5
4 14 (14.29%) Web Services
5 13 (13.27%) .NET
6 11 (11.22%) CSS3
7 10 (10.20%) XML
8 8 (8.16%) LAMP
9 7 (7.14%) RESTful
10 6 (6.12%) ASP.NET
11 5 (5.10%) SOAP
11 5 (5.10%) REST
12 4 (4.08%) J2EE
12 4 (4.08%) Ruby on Rails
12 4 (4.08%) .NET Framework
13 3 (3.06%) Hibernate
13 3 (3.06%) Spring
13 3 (3.06%) Ajax
13 3 (3.06%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.27%) Open Source
2 8 (8.16%) Social Media
2 8 (8.16%) Mobile App
3 5 (5.10%) Computer Science
4 4 (4.08%) Photography
5 3 (3.06%) FMCG
5 3 (3.06%) Digital Media
6 2 (2.04%) Public Cloud
6 2 (2.04%) Xbox
6 2 (2.04%) Blog
6 2 (2.04%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.02%) Cryptography
7 1 (1.02%) Informatics
7 1 (1.02%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.02%) Physics
7 1 (1.02%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.02%) New Media
7 1 (1.02%) Health Informatics
Operating Systems
1 42 (42.86%) Linux
2 12 (12.24%) Windows
3 6 (6.12%) UNIX
4 4 (4.08%) Android
5 3 (3.06%) CentOS
5 3 (3.06%) Apple iOS
5 3 (3.06%) Ubuntu
6 2 (2.04%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (40.82%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (23.47%) Continuous Integration
3 22 (22.45%) TDD
4 17 (17.35%) OO
5 14 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 14 (14.29%) Multithreading
6 13 (13.27%) Web Development
7 12 (12.24%) MVC
8 8 (8.16%) Project Management
9 7 (7.14%) SEO
9 7 (7.14%) Web Application Development
10 6 (6.12%) Analytics
10 6 (6.12%) Content Management
11 5 (5.10%) Scrum
11 5 (5.10%) OOP
11 5 (5.10%) Mentoring
12 4 (4.08%) Big Data Analytics
12 4 (4.08%) Network Monitoring
12 4 (4.08%) E-Commerce
12 4 (4.08%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (52.04%) JavaScript
2 27 (27.55%) Python
3 23 (23.47%) Java
4 10 (10.20%) Perl
5 9 (9.18%) C#
5 9 (9.18%) C++
5 9 (9.18%) Ruby
5 9 (9.18%) PHP5
6 8 (8.16%) Bash Shell
7 6 (6.12%) SQL
8 3 (3.06%) C
8 3 (3.06%) VB.NET
8 3 (3.06%) VBScript
9 1 (1.02%) VB
9 1 (1.02%) VB6
9 1 (1.02%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (12.24%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.04%) QA
2 1 (1.02%) HL7
2 1 (1.02%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (3.06%) NFS
2 2 (2.04%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.04%) Puppet
1 2 (2.04%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (5.10%) Adobe
2 3 (3.06%) Oracle
2 3 (3.06%) Red Hat
2 3 (3.06%) Appcelerator
3 2 (2.04%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.04%) Rackspace
3 2 (2.04%) VMware
3 2 (2.04%) Hyland
3 2 (2.04%) Alterian
3 2 (2.04%) HP
4 1 (1.02%) Cisco
4 1 (1.02%) Twitter
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