The table below looks at the statistics for PHP5 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PHP5 over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP 5
Rank 85 102 90
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -12
Permanent jobs citing PHP5 10 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.73% 0.074% 0.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.53% 0.15% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 10 1 2
Average salary £28,500 £26,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.54% -18.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £31,200 £26,500 £34,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.17%
PHP5
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
653 681 610
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 47.91% 50.52% 52.59%
Number of salaries quoted 484 466 425
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,700 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,250 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

PHP5
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing PHP5 across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

PHP5 Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

PHP5
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PHP5 across the Edinburgh region.

PHP5 Salary Trend in Edinburgh

PHP5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing PHP5 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 PHP5.

1 13 (100.00%) HTML
1 13 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 13 (100.00%) PHP
1 13 (100.00%) MySQL
1 13 (100.00%) CSS
2 8 (61.54%) OO
3 7 (53.85%) LAMP
3 7 (53.85%) WordPress
3 7 (53.85%) Android
3 7 (53.85%) Apple iOS
3 7 (53.85%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 7 (53.85%) Appcelerator
3 7 (53.85%) Android Development
3 7 (53.85%) iOS Development
4 6 (46.15%) DevOps
4 6 (46.15%) jQuery
4 6 (46.15%) Laravel
4 6 (46.15%) Digital Media
4 6 (46.15%) REST
4 6 (46.15%) Use Case
4 6 (46.15%) Git (software)
4 6 (46.15%) ExpressionEngine
4 6 (46.15%) CMS
4 6 (46.15%) MVC
4 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (46.15%) Ruby
4 6 (46.15%) Flash
5 5 (38.46%) Web Development
5 5 (38.46%) SEO
5 5 (38.46%) Open Source

PHP5
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing PHP5 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 PHP5. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (53.85%) WordPress
2 6 (46.15%) ExpressionEngine
2 6 (46.15%) CMS
3 5 (38.46%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (100.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (53.85%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 6 (46.15%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 13 (100.00%) Developer
2 12 (92.31%) PHP Developer
3 6 (46.15%) Lead Developer
4 5 (38.46%) Lead PHP Developer
5 1 (7.69%) PHP Web Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) HTML
1 13 (100.00%) CSS
2 7 (53.85%) LAMP
3 6 (46.15%) jQuery
3 6 (46.15%) Laravel
3 6 (46.15%) REST
3 6 (46.15%) Flash
4 5 (38.46%) HTML5
4 5 (38.46%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Digital Media
2 5 (38.46%) Open Source
2 5 (38.46%) Social Media
2 5 (38.46%) Mobile App
3 1 (7.69%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Android
1 7 (53.85%) Apple iOS
2 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) OO
2 7 (53.85%) Android Development
2 7 (53.85%) iOS Development
3 6 (46.15%) DevOps
3 6 (46.15%) Use Case
3 6 (46.15%) MVC
3 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (38.46%) Web Development
4 5 (38.46%) SEO
4 5 (38.46%) Web Application Development
5 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 13 (100.00%) PHP
2 6 (46.15%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Appcelerator