The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Edinburgh region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 81 35 53
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +18
Permanent jobs citing PHP 29 57 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.77% 5.30% 3.01%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.82% 10.00% 5.82%
Number of salaries quoted 22 28 39
Average salary £36,250 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,050 £29,100
10% offered a salary of more than £42,350 £47,500 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
Programming Languages Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
760 570 739
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 46.43% 52.97% 51.68%
Number of salaries quoted 529 344 580
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £24,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,250 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +1.35%
PHP
Scotland

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 24 April 2014.

PHP Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 65 (69.89%) JavaScript
2 64 (68.82%) HTML
3 63 (67.74%) CSS
4 53 (56.99%) MySQL
5 36 (38.71%) Linux
5 36 (38.71%) HTML5
6 28 (30.11%) CSS3
6 28 (30.11%) jQuery
7 27 (29.03%) MVC
8 23 (24.73%) Web Development
9 22 (23.66%) Degree
9 22 (23.66%) OO
10 21 (22.58%) OOP
11 20 (21.51%) Python
12 19 (20.43%) Java
12 19 (20.43%) Symfony
13 17 (18.28%) SQL
13 17 (18.28%) Apache
13 17 (18.28%) E-Commerce
13 17 (18.28%) CMS
14 15 (16.13%) TDD
14 15 (16.13%) Zend
14 15 (16.13%) Drupal
15 14 (15.05%) Ajax
16 13 (13.98%) Agile Software Development
17 12 (12.90%) CodeIgniter
17 12 (12.90%) Computer Science
17 12 (12.90%) Sass
17 12 (12.90%) LAMP
18 11 (11.83%) Software Testing

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 17 (18.28%) Apache
1 17 (18.28%) CMS
2 15 (16.13%) Drupal
3 11 (11.83%) WordPress
4 4 (4.30%) Node.js
5 2 (2.15%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.08%) IIS
6 1 (1.08%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.08%) TeamSite
6 1 (1.08%) Joomla!
6 1 (1.08%) nginx
6 1 (1.08%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.08%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 1 (1.08%) Photoshop
1 1 (1.08%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 6 (6.45%) Magento
2 1 (1.08%) WebTrends
2 1 (1.08%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.08%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.15%) DNS
1 2 (2.15%) SSL
1 2 (2.15%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.08%) LDAP
2 1 (1.08%) VoIP
2 1 (1.08%) SMTP
2 1 (1.08%) DHCP
2 1 (1.08%) HTTP
2 1 (1.08%) VPN
2 1 (1.08%) Internet
2 1 (1.08%) IPsec
2 1 (1.08%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (56.99%) MySQL
2 6 (6.45%) Relational Database
3 4 (4.30%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.15%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.08%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (4.30%) Mercurial
1 4 (4.30%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.15%) Cucumber
2 2 (2.15%) Selenium
2 2 (2.15%) Subversion
2 2 (2.15%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.08%) Ant
3 1 (1.08%) NUnit
3 1 (1.08%) CruiseControl
3 1 (1.08%) JIRA
3 1 (1.08%) PhoneGap
3 1 (1.08%) Gradle
3 1 (1.08%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.08%) MSBuild
3 1 (1.08%) Hudson
General
1 10 (10.75%) Finance
2 4 (4.30%) Games
3 1 (1.08%) Advertising
3 1 (1.08%) Banking
Job Titles
1 81 (87.10%) Developer
2 32 (34.41%) Web Developer
3 20 (21.51%) PHP Developer
4 17 (18.28%) Senior Developer
5 13 (13.98%) Front-End Developer
6 7 (7.53%) Senior PHP Developer
6 7 (7.53%) Administrator
7 5 (5.38%) Software Developer
8 4 (4.30%) UI Programmer
8 4 (4.30%) UI Developer
8 4 (4.30%) Senior Web Developer
8 4 (4.30%) Database Developer
8 4 (4.30%) DBA
9 3 (3.23%) Systems Administrator
9 3 (3.23%) Software Engineer
9 3 (3.23%) C# Developer
10 2 (2.15%) Front-End Web Developer
10 2 (2.15%) Senior Front-End Developer
10 2 (2.15%) Linux Administrator
10 2 (2.15%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (68.82%) HTML
2 63 (67.74%) CSS
3 36 (38.71%) HTML5
4 28 (30.11%) CSS3
4 28 (30.11%) jQuery
5 19 (20.43%) Symfony
6 14 (15.05%) Ajax
7 12 (12.90%) CodeIgniter
7 12 (12.90%) Sass
7 12 (12.90%) LAMP
8 11 (11.83%) XML
9 9 (9.68%) JSON
10 6 (6.45%) .NET
10 6 (6.45%) Web Services
11 5 (5.38%) XHTML
11 5 (5.38%) HTML5 Boilerplate
12 4 (4.30%) Backbone.js
12 4 (4.30%) AngularJS
12 4 (4.30%) Modernizr
12 4 (4.30%) Open Graph
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.90%) Computer Science
2 7 (7.53%) PDA
3 4 (4.30%) Digital Media
3 4 (4.30%) Graphic Design
3 4 (4.30%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.08%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.08%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.08%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 36 (38.71%) Linux
2 6 (6.45%) Android
2 6 (6.45%) UNIX
3 5 (5.38%) Apple iOS
4 3 (3.23%) Windows
5 2 (2.15%) CentOS
6 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.08%) Debian
6 1 (1.08%) Fedora
6 1 (1.08%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.08%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (29.03%) MVC
2 23 (24.73%) Web Development
3 22 (23.66%) OO
4 21 (22.58%) OOP
5 17 (18.28%) E-Commerce
6 15 (16.13%) TDD
7 13 (13.98%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (11.83%) Software Testing
8 11 (11.83%) Responsive Web Design
9 7 (7.53%) Logistics
9 7 (7.53%) Software Engineering
9 7 (7.53%) Scrum
9 7 (7.53%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (6.45%) Web Design
11 5 (5.38%) Content Management
11 5 (5.38%) Refactoring
11 5 (5.38%) Android Development
12 4 (4.30%) Change Control
12 4 (4.30%) Time Management
12 4 (4.30%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 65 (69.89%) JavaScript
2 20 (21.51%) Python
3 19 (20.43%) Java
4 17 (18.28%) SQL
5 10 (10.75%) C++
6 9 (9.68%) C#
7 5 (5.38%) Perl
8 4 (4.30%) Bash Shell
8 4 (4.30%) PHP5
9 3 (3.23%) Ruby
10 2 (2.15%) Shell Script
10 2 (2.15%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.08%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.08%) VBScript
11 1 (1.08%) VB
11 1 (1.08%) VB6
Qualifications
1 22 (23.66%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.23%) SLA
2 2 (2.15%) QA
3 1 (1.08%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (1.08%) NFS
1 1 (1.08%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (3.23%) Nagios
2 2 (2.15%) Cacti
2 2 (2.15%) SmokePing
3 1 (1.08%) Munin
3 1 (1.08%) Puppet
3 1 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 15 (16.13%) Zend
2 6 (6.45%) Twitter
3 5 (5.38%) Facebook
4 4 (4.30%) Google
5 3 (3.23%) JBoss
5 3 (3.23%) Oracle
5 3 (3.23%) Microsoft
5 3 (3.23%) Adobe
6 2 (2.15%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.08%) Ektron
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