The table below looks at the statistics for PHP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 58 70 65
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -5
Permanent jobs citing PHP 59 24 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 4.16% 2.08% 1.96%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.59% 3.25% 3.39%
Number of salaries quoted 36 18 16
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% +17.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,375 £26,350 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,250 £50,000 £39,750
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 Glasgow region.

Programming Languages Category
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
895 739 531
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 63.07% 64.09% 57.84%
Number of salaries quoted 522 479 343
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

PHP Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

PHP
Salary Trend in Glasgow

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

PHP Salary Trend in Glasgow

PHP
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PHP across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

PHP Salary Histogram in Glasgow

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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 83 (69.75%) JavaScript
2 57 (47.90%) HTML
3 55 (46.22%) Java
4 53 (44.54%) Python
5 52 (43.70%) CSS
5 52 (43.70%) Ruby
5 52 (43.70%) Open Source
6 51 (42.86%) MySQL
7 50 (42.02%) Linux
8 48 (40.34%) OO
9 42 (35.29%) Spring
9 42 (35.29%) Hibernate
9 42 (35.29%) jQuery
10 39 (32.77%) Drupal
10 39 (32.77%) Apache
11 31 (26.05%) MVC
12 30 (25.21%) Relational Database
13 29 (24.37%) JBoss
14 28 (23.53%) OOP
15 24 (20.17%) HTML5
16 22 (18.49%) NoSQL
17 21 (17.65%) Software Engineering
17 21 (17.65%) SQL
18 20 (16.81%) Agile Software Development
18 20 (16.81%) Git (software)
19 19 (15.97%) MongoDB
19 19 (15.97%) Subversion
19 19 (15.97%) PostgreSQL
20 18 (15.13%) TDD
20 18 (15.13%) Big Data

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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 39 (32.77%) Drupal
1 39 (32.77%) Apache
2 15 (12.61%) Tomcat
3 14 (11.76%) CMS
4 12 (10.08%) Joomla!
5 11 (9.24%) Node.js
6 8 (6.72%) SugarCRM
6 8 (6.72%) Alfresco
6 8 (6.72%) nginx
7 7 (5.88%) WordPress
8 4 (3.36%) OpenStack
9 3 (2.52%) Mule
10 2 (1.68%) ColdFusion
10 2 (1.68%) ColdFusion MX
10 2 (1.68%) IIS
11 1 (0.84%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.84%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 9 (7.56%) Photoshop
2 5 (4.20%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 5 (4.20%) Magento
2 1 (0.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.88%) SaaS
2 1 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.36%) Asterisk PBX
2 3 (2.52%) HTTP
3 2 (1.68%) Intranet
3 2 (1.68%) DNS
3 2 (1.68%) Broadband
3 2 (1.68%) PBX
3 2 (1.68%) VoIP
3 2 (1.68%) Extranet
4 1 (0.84%) Firewall
4 1 (0.84%) FTP
4 1 (0.84%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.84%) LDAP
4 1 (0.84%) Internet
4 1 (0.84%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.84%) tcpdump
4 1 (0.84%) Wireshark
4 1 (0.84%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (42.86%) MySQL
2 30 (25.21%) Relational Database
3 22 (18.49%) NoSQL
4 19 (15.97%) MongoDB
4 19 (15.97%) PostgreSQL
5 18 (15.13%) Big Data
6 15 (12.61%) Oracle Database
6 15 (12.61%) RDBMS
7 14 (11.76%) Pentaho
8 13 (10.92%) Apache Cassandra
9 9 (7.56%) Hadoop
10 5 (4.20%) SQL Server
11 3 (2.52%) Apache Hive
12 1 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 20 (16.81%) Git (software)
2 19 (15.97%) Subversion
3 11 (9.24%) Maven
4 7 (5.88%) Talend Open Studio
4 7 (5.88%) Jasmine
5 6 (5.04%) Cucumber
5 6 (5.04%) Selenium
6 5 (4.20%) Dreamweaver
6 5 (4.20%) Jenkins
7 2 (1.68%) Mockito
8 1 (0.84%) PHPUnit
8 1 (0.84%) Behat
8 1 (0.84%) Grunt
General
1 14 (11.76%) Marketing
2 8 (6.72%) Finance
3 5 (4.20%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.52%) Banking
4 3 (2.52%) Games
4 3 (2.52%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.84%) Electronics
5 1 (0.84%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 107 (89.92%) Developer
2 31 (26.05%) PHP Developer
3 25 (21.01%) Web Developer
4 18 (15.13%) Java Developer
5 15 (12.61%) Senior Developer
6 10 (8.40%) Software Developer
7 8 (6.72%) PHP Web Developer
8 7 (5.88%) Software Engineer
9 6 (5.04%) Junior
9 6 (5.04%) Junior Developer
10 5 (4.20%) PHP MySQL Developer
11 4 (3.36%) Drupal Developer
11 4 (3.36%) Front-End Developer
12 3 (2.52%) Sybase Developer
12 3 (2.52%) Senior Software Developer
12 3 (2.52%) Junior Java Developer
12 3 (2.52%) Creative Web Developer
13 2 (1.68%) PHP LAMP Developer
13 2 (1.68%) Designer
13 2 (1.68%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (47.90%) HTML
2 52 (43.70%) CSS
3 42 (35.29%) Spring
3 42 (35.29%) Hibernate
3 42 (35.29%) jQuery
4 24 (20.17%) HTML5
5 16 (13.45%) AngularJS
6 13 (10.92%) CSS3
7 9 (7.56%) Middleware
7 9 (7.56%) XML
8 8 (6.72%) Ruby on Rails
9 7 (5.88%) Ajax
9 7 (5.88%) Web Services
9 7 (5.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 6 (5.04%) Sass
10 6 (5.04%) LESS
11 5 (4.20%) .NET
11 5 (4.20%) XHTML
11 5 (4.20%) Django
11 5 (4.20%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 52 (43.70%) Open Source
2 16 (13.45%) Data Integration
3 9 (7.56%) Computer Science
4 8 (6.72%) GIS
5 5 (4.20%) Web 2.0
6 4 (3.36%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (2.52%) Social Media
8 2 (1.68%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.68%) Physics
8 2 (1.68%) Tandem
9 1 (0.84%) Interactive TV
9 1 (0.84%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.84%) BBC
9 1 (0.84%) DTV
9 1 (0.84%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 50 (42.02%) Linux
2 15 (12.61%) UNIX
3 14 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (5.88%) CentOS
4 7 (5.88%) Ubuntu
5 4 (3.36%) Windows
6 2 (1.68%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.68%) Android
7 1 (0.84%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (40.34%) OO
2 31 (26.05%) MVC
3 28 (23.53%) OOP
4 21 (17.65%) Software Engineering
5 20 (16.81%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (15.13%) TDD
7 17 (14.29%) Web Development
8 11 (9.24%) BDD
9 9 (7.56%) OOD
9 9 (7.56%) MapReduce
10 8 (6.72%) Web Design
10 8 (6.72%) Content Management
11 7 (5.88%) Scrum
11 7 (5.88%) Responsive Web Design
11 7 (5.88%) OO PHP
12 5 (4.20%) E-Commerce
13 4 (3.36%) Performance Management
13 4 (3.36%) Data Modelling
13 4 (3.36%) Data Analysis
13 4 (3.36%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 83 (69.75%) JavaScript
2 55 (46.22%) Java
3 53 (44.54%) Python
4 52 (43.70%) Ruby
5 21 (17.65%) SQL
6 12 (10.08%) Jython
7 11 (9.24%) Perl
8 6 (5.04%) PHP5
8 6 (5.04%) C#
8 6 (5.04%) C++
9 4 (3.36%) Bash Shell
9 4 (3.36%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.68%) Groovy
10 2 (1.68%) C
10 2 (1.68%) AWK
11 1 (0.84%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (10.92%) Degree
2 1 (0.84%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (0.84%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (6.72%) Puppet
2 7 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.84%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.84%) Ansible
Vendors
1 29 (24.37%) JBoss
2 15 (12.61%) Oracle
3 10 (8.40%) Red Hat
4 7 (5.88%) Adobe
4 7 (5.88%) Twitter
4 7 (5.88%) Talend
5 5 (4.20%) Zend
6 4 (3.36%) Jaspersoft
6 4 (3.36%) Sybase
7 3 (2.52%) Facebook
8 2 (1.68%) Microsoft
9 1 (0.84%) VMware
9 1 (0.84%) SAP
9 1 (0.84%) Websense
9 1 (0.84%) McAfee
9 1 (0.84%) HP
9 1 (0.84%) Barracuda Networks
9 1 (0.84%) Cyber-Ark
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