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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 65 31 74
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +43
Permanent jobs citing PHP 38 73 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.54% 6.05% 1.51%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.86% 11.08% 3.01%
Number of salaries quoted 28 63 15
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +18.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,350 £25,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £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
782 659 599
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 52.27% 54.64% 50.38%
Number of salaries quoted 550 423 449
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
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 21 August 2014.

PHP Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 46 (56.79%) HTML
2 46 (56.79%) CSS
3 38 (46.91%) MySQL
4 36 (44.44%) Linux
5 30 (37.04%) Java
6 25 (30.86%) OOP
7 23 (28.40%) OO
7 23 (28.40%) MVC
8 22 (27.16%) Web Development
9 21 (25.93%) E-Commerce
10 20 (24.69%) Apache
11 19 (23.46%) JSON
12 18 (22.22%) XML
12 18 (22.22%) HTML5
13 15 (18.52%) CMS
13 15 (18.52%) Android
14 14 (17.28%) SOAP
14 14 (17.28%) Apple iOS
14 14 (17.28%) CSS3
14 14 (17.28%) Backbone.js
14 14 (17.28%) Android Development
15 13 (16.05%) C++
15 13 (16.05%) TDD
15 13 (16.05%) Graphic Design
15 13 (16.05%) Digital Media
15 13 (16.05%) iOS Development
16 12 (14.81%) Python
16 12 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
16 12 (14.81%) Symfony

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 20 (24.69%) Apache
2 15 (18.52%) CMS
3 9 (11.11%) Drupal
4 5 (6.17%) Joomla!
5 4 (4.94%) WordPress
6 1 (1.23%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (1.23%) Sitefinity
6 1 (1.23%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.23%) TeamSite
6 1 (1.23%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (3.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.23%) WebTrends
1 1 (1.23%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.94%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.23%) SaaS
3 1 (1.23%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.94%) Internet
2 3 (3.70%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.23%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.23%) Firewall
3 1 (1.23%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (46.91%) MySQL
2 6 (7.41%) Big Data
3 4 (4.94%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.47%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.47%) Apache Hive
4 2 (2.47%) HBase
5 1 (1.23%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.23%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.23%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 7 (8.64%) Git (software)
2 4 (4.94%) Mercurial
3 3 (3.70%) Selenium
3 3 (3.70%) Jenkins
3 3 (3.70%) Ant
4 1 (1.23%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.23%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (1.23%) Subversion
4 1 (1.23%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 8 (9.88%) French Language
2 7 (8.64%) Games
3 5 (6.17%) German Language
4 4 (4.94%) Marketing
5 3 (3.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 53 (65.43%) Developer
2 22 (27.16%) PHP Developer
3 13 (16.05%) Senior Developer
3 13 (16.05%) UI Developer
3 13 (16.05%) UI Programmer
4 10 (12.35%) Senior PHP Developer
5 7 (8.64%) QA Engineer
6 6 (7.41%) Front-End Developer
7 4 (4.94%) Software Engineer
7 4 (4.94%) QA Automation Engineer
7 4 (4.94%) Automation Engineer
7 4 (4.94%) Applications Developer
7 4 (4.94%) Web Developer
7 4 (4.94%) Software Developer
8 3 (3.70%) Graduate
8 3 (3.70%) Junior
8 3 (3.70%) Development Manager
8 3 (3.70%) Graduate Software Engineer
9 2 (2.47%) Cloud Developer
9 2 (2.47%) Senior QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (56.79%) HTML
1 46 (56.79%) CSS
2 19 (23.46%) JSON
3 18 (22.22%) HTML5
3 18 (22.22%) XML
4 14 (17.28%) SOAP
4 14 (17.28%) CSS3
4 14 (17.28%) Backbone.js
5 12 (14.81%) Symfony
5 12 (14.81%) CodeIgniter
6 9 (11.11%) jQuery
6 9 (11.11%) .NET
7 8 (9.88%) LAMP
8 7 (8.64%) Sass
9 5 (6.17%) AngularJS
9 5 (6.17%) Modernizr
9 5 (6.17%) Google Maps API
9 5 (6.17%) Web Services
10 4 (4.94%) XHTML
10 4 (4.94%) HTML5 Boilerplate
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.05%) Graphic Design
1 13 (16.05%) Digital Media
2 6 (7.41%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.94%) Open Source
4 3 (3.70%) Social Media
5 2 (2.47%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.23%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.23%) Physics
6 1 (1.23%) Wiki
6 1 (1.23%) Blog
6 1 (1.23%) Online Games
6 1 (1.23%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.23%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.23%) Streaming Video
6 1 (1.23%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 36 (44.44%) Linux
2 15 (18.52%) Android
3 14 (17.28%) Apple iOS
4 9 (11.11%) UNIX
5 5 (6.17%) Windows
6 1 (1.23%) Solaris
6 1 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.23%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (30.86%) OOP
2 23 (28.40%) OO
2 23 (28.40%) MVC
3 22 (27.16%) Web Development
4 21 (25.93%) E-Commerce
5 14 (17.28%) Android Development
6 13 (16.05%) iOS Development
6 13 (16.05%) TDD
7 12 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (13.58%) Scrum
9 10 (12.35%) Software Engineering
10 9 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (6.17%) OO PHP
12 4 (4.94%) Test Automation
12 4 (4.94%) Product Management
12 4 (4.94%) Security Testing
12 4 (4.94%) Information Security
13 3 (3.70%) Web Design
13 3 (3.70%) Regression Testing
13 3 (3.70%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 54 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 30 (37.04%) Java
3 13 (16.05%) C++
4 12 (14.81%) Python
5 7 (8.64%) Perl
6 6 (7.41%) C
6 6 (7.41%) C#
7 4 (4.94%) Shell Script
8 3 (3.70%) PHP5
8 3 (3.70%) Bash Shell
8 3 (3.70%) SQL
9 1 (1.23%) VB
9 1 (1.23%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.23%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (13.58%) Degree
2 1 (1.23%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.64%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.23%) VMware ESX
1 1 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.23%) Gluster
1 1 (1.23%) KVM
Systems Management
1 5 (6.17%) Puppet
1 5 (6.17%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.23%) Ansible
2 1 (1.23%) Vagrant
2 1 (1.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (1.23%) Nagios
2 1 (1.23%) Cacti
2 1 (1.23%) Munin
Vendors
1 12 (14.81%) Zend
2 5 (6.17%) Facebook
2 5 (6.17%) Twitter
2 5 (6.17%) Google
3 4 (4.94%) VMware
3 4 (4.94%) Dell
4 2 (2.47%) Oracle
5 1 (1.23%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.23%) Cognos
5 1 (1.23%) IBM
5 1 (1.23%) Adobe
5 1 (1.23%) Citrix
5 1 (1.23%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (1.23%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.23%) Ektron
5 1 (1.23%) Tableau
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