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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 64 49 47
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -2
Permanent jobs citing PHP 33 55 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.59% 3.97% 4.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.33% 8.32% 9.32%
Number of salaries quoted 26 42 54
Average salary £33,750 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £28,000 £28,595
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £49,750 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,250 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -
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
521 661 687
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 40.89% 47.73% 48.55%
Number of salaries quoted 372 481 477
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

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 12 February 2016.

PHP Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 42 (50.60%) JavaScript
1 42 (50.60%) CSS
2 39 (46.99%) Linux
3 36 (43.37%) HTML
4 30 (36.14%) MySQL
5 25 (30.12%) Git (software)
6 23 (27.71%) Agile Software Development
7 22 (26.51%) jQuery
8 21 (25.30%) Python
9 19 (22.89%) Apache
9 19 (22.89%) Java
10 16 (19.28%) SQL
10 16 (19.28%) Degree
10 16 (19.28%) CSS3
11 14 (16.87%) HTML5
12 13 (15.66%) Symfony
12 13 (15.66%) Drupal
12 13 (15.66%) OO
12 13 (15.66%) Subversion
13 12 (14.46%) LAMP
14 11 (13.25%) Finance
14 11 (13.25%) Banking
14 11 (13.25%) Continuous Integration
14 11 (13.25%) AngularJS
15 10 (12.05%) Multithreading
15 10 (12.05%) TDD
15 10 (12.05%) Telecoms
15 10 (12.05%) CMS
15 10 (12.05%) .NET
15 10 (12.05%) E-Commerce

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 19 (22.89%) Apache
2 13 (15.66%) Drupal
3 10 (12.05%) CMS
4 8 (9.64%) WordPress
5 2 (2.41%) nginx
5 2 (2.41%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (1.20%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.20%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.20%) JBoss
6 1 (1.20%) Joomla!
6 1 (1.20%) Moodle
6 1 (1.20%) SilverStripe
Applications
1 4 (4.82%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (1.20%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.20%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.20%) MS Office
2 1 (1.20%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (9.64%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.82%) SaaS
2 3 (3.61%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.41%) Heroku
4 1 (1.20%) GitHub
4 1 (1.20%) Google Analytics
4 1 (1.20%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.82%) SSL
2 3 (3.61%) SSH
3 2 (2.41%) HTTP
3 2 (2.41%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.20%) DNS
4 1 (1.20%) Firewall
4 1 (1.20%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (36.14%) MySQL
2 7 (8.43%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (6.02%) SQL Server
4 4 (4.82%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.41%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.41%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.41%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.20%) CouchDB
6 1 (1.20%) GIS
6 1 (1.20%) Neo4j
6 1 (1.20%) QGIS
6 1 (1.20%) Redis
6 1 (1.20%) Riak
Development Applications
1 25 (30.12%) Git (software)
2 13 (15.66%) Subversion
3 6 (7.23%) Mercurial
4 5 (6.02%) Xdebug
5 4 (4.82%) Grunt
6 3 (3.61%) Bitbucket
6 3 (3.61%) Bower
7 2 (2.41%) RSpec
8 1 (1.20%) Ant
8 1 (1.20%) gulp
8 1 (1.20%) Jenkins
8 1 (1.20%) Maven
General
1 11 (13.25%) Banking
1 11 (13.25%) Finance
2 10 (12.05%) Telecoms
3 9 (10.84%) Games
3 9 (10.84%) Marketing
4 3 (3.61%) Advertising
5 1 (1.20%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.20%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 65 (78.31%) Developer
2 39 (46.99%) PHP Developer
3 11 (13.25%) Python Developer
4 9 (10.84%) Senior Developer
4 9 (10.84%) Web Developer
5 7 (8.43%) Lead Developer
5 7 (8.43%) Lead PHP Developer
6 6 (7.23%) HTML Developer
6 6 (7.23%) Java Developer
7 5 (6.02%) Full Stack Developer
7 5 (6.02%) JavaScript Developer
7 5 (6.02%) Software Engineer
8 4 (4.82%) Magento Developer
8 4 (4.82%) PHP Magento Developer
8 4 (4.82%) PHP Symfony Developer
8 4 (4.82%) Senior PHP Developer
8 4 (4.82%) Symfony Developer
9 3 (3.61%) Network Systems Engineer
9 3 (3.61%) Senior Web Developer
9 3 (3.61%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (50.60%) CSS
2 36 (43.37%) HTML
3 22 (26.51%) jQuery
4 16 (19.28%) CSS3
5 14 (16.87%) HTML5
6 13 (15.66%) Symfony
7 12 (14.46%) LAMP
8 11 (13.25%) AngularJS
9 10 (12.05%) .NET
10 9 (10.84%) Sass
10 9 (10.84%) Web Services
11 7 (8.43%) XML
12 6 (7.23%) Ajax
12 6 (7.23%) JSON
13 5 (6.02%) ELK Stack
13 5 (6.02%) Laravel
14 4 (4.82%) CodeIgniter
14 4 (4.82%) SOAP
15 3 (3.61%) Google Maps API
15 3 (3.61%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.43%) Mobile App
2 6 (7.23%) User Experience
3 4 (4.82%) Mathematics
4 3 (3.61%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.61%) Cryptography
4 3 (3.61%) Social Media
5 2 (2.41%) Physics
6 1 (1.20%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (1.20%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.20%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.20%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.20%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.20%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.20%) Remote Sensing
6 1 (1.20%) Smartcard
6 1 (1.20%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 39 (46.99%) Linux
2 7 (8.43%) Windows
3 4 (4.82%) Unix
4 3 (3.61%) Android
4 3 (3.61%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.20%) CentOS
5 1 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.20%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.20%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (27.71%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (15.66%) OO
3 11 (13.25%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (12.05%) E-Commerce
4 10 (12.05%) Multithreading
4 10 (12.05%) TDD
5 8 (9.64%) Mentoring
6 7 (8.43%) OOP
7 6 (7.23%) Project Management
7 6 (7.23%) Software Engineering
7 6 (7.23%) Web Development
8 5 (6.02%) Content Management
8 5 (6.02%) Digital Marketing
8 5 (6.02%) Front End Development
8 5 (6.02%) High Availability
8 5 (6.02%) MVC
8 5 (6.02%) Time Management
8 5 (6.02%) Web Application Development
9 4 (4.82%) CRM
9 4 (4.82%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 42 (50.60%) JavaScript
2 21 (25.30%) Python
3 19 (22.89%) Java
4 16 (19.28%) SQL
5 8 (9.64%) Perl
6 6 (7.23%) Bash Shell
7 5 (6.02%) Ruby
8 4 (4.82%) C++
9 3 (3.61%) C
10 2 (2.41%) C#
10 2 (2.41%) MATLAB
11 1 (1.20%) CFML
11 1 (1.20%) R
11 1 (1.20%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 16 (19.28%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.20%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (9.64%) Varnish
2 4 (4.82%) NFS
3 3 (3.61%) iptables
3 3 (3.61%) Postfix
3 3 (3.61%) Samba
Systems Management
1 5 (6.02%) HAProxy
2 4 (4.82%) Nagios
3 3 (3.61%) yum
4 1 (1.20%) Munin
Vendors
1 6 (7.23%) Zend
2 5 (6.02%) Atlassian
3 4 (4.82%) Google
3 4 (4.82%) Oracle
4 3 (3.61%) Adobe
4 3 (3.61%) Facebook
4 3 (3.61%) Twitter
5 2 (2.41%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.20%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.20%) VMware
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