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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 45 64 44
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -20
Permanent jobs citing PHP 55 49 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 4.15% 3.15% 4.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.06% 6.27% 8.51%
Number of salaries quoted 41 33 37
Average salary £33,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,200 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £52,000
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
607 782 611
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 45.85% 50.19% 55.09%
Number of salaries quoted 415 534 371
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £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 29 May 2015.

PHP Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 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 53 (53.00%) JavaScript
2 51 (51.00%) HTML
3 49 (49.00%) CSS
4 42 (42.00%) MySQL
5 41 (41.00%) Linux
6 33 (33.00%) Agile Software Development
7 29 (29.00%) Java
8 25 (25.00%) Python
9 23 (23.00%) Drupal
10 22 (22.00%) jQuery
11 21 (21.00%) Continuous Integration
11 21 (21.00%) TDD
12 17 (17.00%) .NET
13 16 (16.00%) Finance
14 15 (15.00%) HTML5
15 14 (14.00%) WordPress
15 14 (14.00%) Software Engineering
15 14 (14.00%) CMS
16 13 (13.00%) Web Services
16 13 (13.00%) Perl
16 13 (13.00%) Git (software)
17 12 (12.00%) Marketing
17 12 (12.00%) Web Development
17 12 (12.00%) Multithreading
17 12 (12.00%) Windows
17 12 (12.00%) Apache
17 12 (12.00%) OO
17 12 (12.00%) Games
18 11 (11.00%) Banking
18 11 (11.00%) C++

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 23 (23.00%) Drupal
2 14 (14.00%) WordPress
2 14 (14.00%) CMS
3 12 (12.00%) Apache
4 5 (5.00%) Tomcat
5 3 (3.00%) Joomla!
6 2 (2.00%) SilverStripe
6 2 (2.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (1.00%) JBoss
7 1 (1.00%) OpenStack
7 1 (1.00%) nginx
7 1 (1.00%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (2.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (1.00%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.00%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 3 (3.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.00%) Office 365
3 1 (1.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (3.00%) Internet
2 2 (2.00%) Firewall
2 2 (2.00%) SSL
2 2 (2.00%) DNS
2 2 (2.00%) SMTP
2 2 (2.00%) HTTP
3 1 (1.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (42.00%) MySQL
2 9 (9.00%) Relational Database
3 7 (7.00%) NoSQL
3 7 (7.00%) Big Data
4 5 (5.00%) SQL Server
4 5 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (5.00%) MongoDB
5 3 (3.00%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (1.00%) Redis
7 1 (1.00%) MariaDB
7 1 (1.00%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.00%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 13 (13.00%) Git (software)
2 10 (10.00%) Mercurial
3 4 (4.00%) Subversion
4 3 (3.00%) JUnit
4 3 (3.00%) JMeter
4 3 (3.00%) Jenkins
4 3 (3.00%) HttpUnit
4 3 (3.00%) Selenium
5 2 (2.00%) Maven
5 2 (2.00%) WebDriver
5 2 (2.00%) PHPUnit
5 2 (2.00%) LoadRunner
5 2 (2.00%) ClearCase
5 2 (2.00%) Visual Studio
5 2 (2.00%) Ant
6 1 (1.00%) PhpStorm
6 1 (1.00%) JIRA
General
1 16 (16.00%) Finance
2 12 (12.00%) Marketing
2 12 (12.00%) Games
3 11 (11.00%) Banking
4 10 (10.00%) Telecoms
5 6 (6.00%) Advertising
6 5 (5.00%) Retail
7 2 (2.00%) Manufacturing
8 1 (1.00%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (1.00%) Front Office
8 1 (1.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 72 (72.00%) Developer
2 16 (16.00%) Senior Developer
3 15 (15.00%) PHP Developer
4 14 (14.00%) Web Developer
5 13 (13.00%) Python Developer
6 7 (7.00%) Analyst
6 7 (7.00%) Java Developer
7 6 (6.00%) Software Engineer
8 5 (5.00%) Software Developer
8 5 (5.00%) Development Manager
9 4 (4.00%) Drupal Developer
9 4 (4.00%) Senior Web Developer
9 4 (4.00%) Junior
9 4 (4.00%) Applications Developer
9 4 (4.00%) AWS Developer
10 3 (3.00%) Database Analyst
10 3 (3.00%) Lead Developer
10 3 (3.00%) Analyst Developer
10 3 (3.00%) Senior Software Developer
10 3 (3.00%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (51.00%) HTML
2 49 (49.00%) CSS
3 22 (22.00%) jQuery
4 17 (17.00%) .NET
5 15 (15.00%) HTML5
6 13 (13.00%) Web Services
7 10 (10.00%) XML
8 9 (9.00%) CSS3
9 8 (8.00%) RESTful
10 7 (7.00%) Ruby on Rails
11 6 (6.00%) SOAP
11 6 (6.00%) J2EE
12 5 (5.00%) ASP.NET
12 5 (5.00%) LAMP
12 5 (5.00%) AngularJS
13 4 (4.00%) .NET Framework
14 3 (3.00%) JSP
14 3 (3.00%) Hibernate
14 3 (3.00%) REST
14 3 (3.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.00%) Mobile App
2 4 (4.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (4.00%) Photography
2 4 (4.00%) Social Media
3 3 (3.00%) FMCG
4 2 (2.00%) Blog
4 2 (2.00%) Digital Media
4 2 (2.00%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.00%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.00%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.00%) Xbox
5 1 (1.00%) User Experience
5 1 (1.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.00%) Health Informatics
5 1 (1.00%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.00%) Informatics
5 1 (1.00%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 41 (41.00%) Linux
2 12 (12.00%) Windows
3 10 (10.00%) UNIX
4 2 (2.00%) CentOS
4 2 (2.00%) Ubuntu
4 2 (2.00%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.00%) Android
5 1 (1.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (33.00%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (21.00%) Continuous Integration
2 21 (21.00%) TDD
3 14 (14.00%) Software Engineering
4 12 (12.00%) Web Development
4 12 (12.00%) Multithreading
4 12 (12.00%) OO
5 10 (10.00%) Content Management
5 10 (10.00%) Open Source
6 8 (8.00%) MVC
6 8 (8.00%) Project Management
7 6 (6.00%) Web Application Development
7 6 (6.00%) Analytics
7 6 (6.00%) OOP
7 6 (6.00%) E-Commerce
8 5 (5.00%) CRM
8 5 (5.00%) Scrum
8 5 (5.00%) Enterprise Content Management
8 5 (5.00%) Pay per click
9 4 (4.00%) Compatibility Testing
Programming Languages
1 53 (53.00%) JavaScript
2 29 (29.00%) Java
3 25 (25.00%) Python
4 13 (13.00%) Perl
5 11 (11.00%) C++
6 10 (10.00%) SQL
6 10 (10.00%) Bash Shell
7 8 (8.00%) Ruby
7 8 (8.00%) C#
8 4 (4.00%) C
9 3 (3.00%) VB.NET
9 3 (3.00%) VBScript
9 3 (3.00%) PHP5
10 2 (2.00%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.00%) Elixir
11 1 (1.00%) VB
11 1 (1.00%) VB6
11 1 (1.00%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.00%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 10 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.00%) QA
2 1 (1.00%) SLA
2 1 (1.00%) HL7
System Software
1 2 (2.00%) NFS
2 1 (1.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (7.00%) Adobe
2 6 (6.00%) Oracle
3 3 (3.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.00%) Alterian
4 2 (2.00%) VMware
4 2 (2.00%) HP
4 2 (2.00%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.00%) Cisco
5 1 (1.00%) Hyland
5 1 (1.00%) Twitter
5 1 (1.00%) Rackspace
5 1 (1.00%) Zend
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