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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 57 56 33
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -23
Permanent jobs citing PHP 39 43 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 3.75% 3.80% 5.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.83% 5.72% 9.16%
Number of salaries quoted 33 35 35
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,400 £45,300 £42,500
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
669 752 557
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 64.27% 66.37% 60.81%
Number of salaries quoted 452 438 395
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £60,000
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 19 December 2014.

PHP Salary Histogram in Glasgow

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 62 (71.26%) JavaScript
2 59 (67.82%) HTML
3 52 (59.77%) CSS
3 52 (59.77%) OO
4 42 (48.28%) jQuery
5 35 (40.23%) MySQL
6 34 (39.08%) Linux
7 33 (37.93%) Drupal
8 30 (34.48%) Java
9 29 (33.33%) Open Source
10 27 (31.03%) Python
11 26 (29.89%) SQL
11 26 (29.89%) TDD
11 26 (29.89%) MVC
12 21 (24.14%) Apache
13 20 (22.99%) Hibernate
13 20 (22.99%) Spring
14 18 (20.69%) Ruby
14 18 (20.69%) HTML5
14 18 (20.69%) NoSQL
15 17 (19.54%) Git (software)
16 16 (18.39%) Subversion
16 16 (18.39%) Agile Software Development
17 15 (17.24%) Relational Database
17 15 (17.24%) OOP
17 15 (17.24%) PostgreSQL
17 15 (17.24%) Ajax
18 14 (16.09%) CMS
18 14 (16.09%) JBoss
18 14 (16.09%) Web Development

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 33 (37.93%) Drupal
2 21 (24.14%) Apache
3 14 (16.09%) CMS
3 14 (16.09%) JBoss
4 7 (8.05%) Joomla!
4 7 (8.05%) Tomcat
4 7 (8.05%) Node.js
5 6 (6.90%) SugarCRM
6 5 (5.75%) Alfresco
6 5 (5.75%) Mule
7 3 (3.45%) WordPress
8 2 (2.30%) nginx
9 1 (1.15%) Apache Solr
9 1 (1.15%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (1.15%) ColdFusion
9 1 (1.15%) ColdFusion MX
9 1 (1.15%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (2.30%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.15%) MS Office
2 1 (1.15%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (4.60%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.30%) HTTP
2 1 (1.15%) DNS
2 1 (1.15%) Intranet
2 1 (1.15%) Extranet
2 1 (1.15%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (40.23%) MySQL
2 18 (20.69%) NoSQL
3 15 (17.24%) Relational Database
3 15 (17.24%) PostgreSQL
4 13 (14.94%) MongoDB
4 13 (14.94%) Big Data
5 12 (13.79%) Pentaho
6 11 (12.64%) Hadoop
7 8 (9.20%) Apache Cassandra
7 8 (9.20%) Oracle Database
8 7 (8.05%) RDBMS
9 5 (5.75%) Apache Hive
10 4 (4.60%) SQL Server
11 2 (2.30%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (2.30%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 17 (19.54%) Git (software)
2 16 (18.39%) Subversion
3 12 (13.79%) Maven
4 10 (11.49%) Talend Open Studio
5 5 (5.75%) Selenium
5 5 (5.75%) Jasmine
5 5 (5.75%) Jenkins
6 2 (2.30%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.15%) Behat
7 1 (1.15%) PHPUnit
7 1 (1.15%) Mockito
7 1 (1.15%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.15%) Grunt
General
1 9 (10.34%) Finance
2 5 (5.75%) Aerospace
2 5 (5.75%) Banking
3 1 (1.15%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 70 (80.46%) Developer
2 24 (27.59%) PHP Developer
3 13 (14.94%) Web Developer
4 12 (13.79%) Drupal Developer
5 7 (8.05%) Front-End Developer
5 7 (8.05%) Software Developer
6 5 (5.75%) Senior Developer
7 4 (4.60%) Junior
7 4 (4.60%) Java Developer
7 4 (4.60%) Junior Developer
7 4 (4.60%) Database Engineer
8 3 (3.45%) Software Engineer
9 2 (2.30%) Senior Software Developer
9 2 (2.30%) Senior Web Developer
9 2 (2.30%) Team Leader
9 2 (2.30%) Development Team Leader
9 2 (2.30%) PHP LAMP Developer
9 2 (2.30%) Front-End Web Developer
9 2 (2.30%) DevOps Engineer
9 2 (2.30%) Junior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (67.82%) HTML
2 52 (59.77%) CSS
3 42 (48.28%) jQuery
4 20 (22.99%) Hibernate
4 20 (22.99%) Spring
5 18 (20.69%) HTML5
6 15 (17.24%) Ajax
7 12 (13.79%) CSS3
8 10 (11.49%) AngularJS
9 9 (10.34%) XHTML
9 9 (10.34%) XML
10 7 (8.05%) Web Services
11 6 (6.90%) Middleware
12 5 (5.75%) .NET
12 5 (5.75%) PostGIS
13 4 (4.60%) Symfony
13 4 (4.60%) LAMP
14 3 (3.45%) Ruby on Rails
14 3 (3.45%) ASP.NET
14 3 (3.45%) CodeIgniter
Miscellaneous
1 29 (33.33%) Open Source
2 10 (11.49%) Data Integration
3 6 (6.90%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.45%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.30%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.30%) Mathematics
5 2 (2.30%) Physics
5 2 (2.30%) BBC
5 2 (2.30%) Equities
5 2 (2.30%) Tandem
6 1 (1.15%) Interactive TV
6 1 (1.15%) GIS
6 1 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.15%) User Experience
6 1 (1.15%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 34 (39.08%) Linux
2 8 (9.20%) UNIX
3 3 (3.45%) Ubuntu
3 3 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.30%) CentOS
4 2 (2.30%) Windows
5 1 (1.15%) HPUX
5 1 (1.15%) Solaris
5 1 (1.15%) Android
5 1 (1.15%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.15%) Debian
5 1 (1.15%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (59.77%) OO
2 26 (29.89%) MVC
2 26 (29.89%) TDD
3 16 (18.39%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (17.24%) OOP
5 14 (16.09%) Web Development
6 13 (14.94%) E-Commerce
7 12 (13.79%) BDD
7 12 (13.79%) OO PHP
8 11 (12.64%) MapReduce
8 11 (12.64%) Software Engineering
8 11 (12.64%) OOD
9 8 (9.20%) Content Management
10 7 (8.05%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (5.75%) Performance Management
11 5 (5.75%) Data Modelling
11 5 (5.75%) Physical Data Model
12 4 (4.60%) Performance Tuning
12 4 (4.60%) Performance Analysis
12 4 (4.60%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 62 (71.26%) JavaScript
2 30 (34.48%) Java
3 27 (31.03%) Python
4 26 (29.89%) SQL
5 18 (20.69%) Ruby
6 11 (12.64%) Perl
7 8 (9.20%) PHP5
8 6 (6.90%) C++
9 5 (5.75%) C#
9 5 (5.75%) T-SQL
10 4 (4.60%) Bash Shell
11 3 (3.45%) Jython
12 1 (1.15%) VBA
12 1 (1.15%) Shell Script
12 1 (1.15%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (11.49%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (1.15%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (9.20%) Puppet
1 8 (9.20%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.15%) Ansible
Vendors
1 10 (11.49%) Talend
2 8 (9.20%) Oracle
3 6 (6.90%) Zend
4 5 (5.75%) Sybase
5 3 (3.45%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.30%) Twitter
6 2 (2.30%) Microsoft
6 2 (2.30%) Adobe
7 1 (1.15%) VMware
7 1 (1.15%) Hyland
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