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 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
Rank 47 68 31
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -37
Permanent jobs citing PHP 47 38 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 4.29% 3.20% 6.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.98% 4.71% 10.02%
Number of salaries quoted 37 33 38
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,800 £30,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £67,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
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
673 806 569
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 61.46% 67.96% 62.46%
Number of salaries quoted 455 485 351
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £65,000
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 30 January 2015.

PHP Salary Histogram in Glasgow

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 64 (75.29%) JavaScript
2 61 (71.76%) HTML
3 57 (67.06%) CSS
4 47 (55.29%) OO
5 40 (47.06%) jQuery
6 34 (40.00%) Linux
7 31 (36.47%) Drupal
7 31 (36.47%) TDD
8 28 (32.94%) MySQL
9 25 (29.41%) Open Source
10 24 (28.24%) Python
11 23 (27.06%) Java
11 23 (27.06%) Agile Software Development
12 21 (24.71%) SQL
13 19 (22.35%) Apache
13 19 (22.35%) HTML5
13 19 (22.35%) NoSQL
14 16 (18.82%) Git (software)
14 16 (18.82%) Spring
14 16 (18.82%) Hibernate
15 15 (17.65%) Ruby
15 15 (17.65%) E-Commerce
15 15 (17.65%) CMS
15 15 (17.65%) CSS3
15 15 (17.65%) AngularJS
16 14 (16.47%) JBoss
16 14 (16.47%) Ajax
16 14 (16.47%) Maven
17 13 (15.29%) Subversion
17 13 (15.29%) MVC

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 31 (36.47%) Drupal
2 19 (22.35%) Apache
3 15 (17.65%) CMS
4 14 (16.47%) JBoss
5 8 (9.41%) Node.js
5 8 (9.41%) Tomcat
6 4 (4.71%) SugarCRM
6 4 (4.71%) Joomla!
6 4 (4.71%) Alfresco
6 4 (4.71%) Mule
7 3 (3.53%) WordPress
8 1 (1.18%) ColdFusion
8 1 (1.18%) ColdFusion MX
8 1 (1.18%) IIS
8 1 (1.18%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (1.18%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.18%) Photoshop
1 1 (1.18%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.71%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.35%) HTTP
2 1 (1.18%) Intranet
2 1 (1.18%) Extranet
2 1 (1.18%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (32.94%) MySQL
2 19 (22.35%) NoSQL
3 13 (15.29%) Big Data
3 13 (15.29%) MongoDB
4 11 (12.94%) Pentaho
4 11 (12.94%) Hadoop
5 10 (11.76%) PostgreSQL
6 9 (10.59%) Relational Database
7 7 (8.24%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (4.71%) Apache Hive
9 3 (3.53%) Oracle Database
10 2 (2.35%) SQL Server
10 2 (2.35%) RDBMS
10 2 (2.35%) Sybase ASE
11 1 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 16 (18.82%) Git (software)
2 14 (16.47%) Maven
3 13 (15.29%) Subversion
4 10 (11.76%) Talend Open Studio
5 7 (8.24%) Jenkins
6 5 (5.88%) Selenium
7 4 (4.71%) Jasmine
8 2 (2.35%) Gradle
8 2 (2.35%) Mockito
8 2 (2.35%) JUnit
8 2 (2.35%) Eclipse
8 2 (2.35%) TestNG
9 1 (1.18%) TeamCity
General
1 12 (14.12%) Finance
2 7 (8.24%) Banking
3 4 (4.71%) Aerospace
3 4 (4.71%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.71%) Games
4 1 (1.18%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 71 (83.53%) Developer
2 31 (36.47%) PHP Developer
3 13 (15.29%) Web Developer
4 12 (14.12%) Drupal Developer
5 6 (7.06%) Java Developer
6 5 (5.88%) Front-End Developer
7 4 (4.71%) Python Developer
8 3 (3.53%) Senior Web Developer
8 3 (3.53%) Junior Developer
8 3 (3.53%) PHP Web Developer
8 3 (3.53%) Database Engineer
8 3 (3.53%) Junior
8 3 (3.53%) Senior Developer
9 2 (2.35%) PHP Symfony Developer
9 2 (2.35%) PHP Magento Developer
9 2 (2.35%) PHP LAMP Developer
9 2 (2.35%) Magento Developer
9 2 (2.35%) Front-End Web Developer
9 2 (2.35%) Software Engineer
9 2 (2.35%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (71.76%) HTML
2 57 (67.06%) CSS
3 40 (47.06%) jQuery
4 19 (22.35%) HTML5
5 16 (18.82%) Spring
5 16 (18.82%) Hibernate
6 15 (17.65%) CSS3
6 15 (17.65%) AngularJS
7 14 (16.47%) Ajax
8 9 (10.59%) XHTML
9 7 (8.24%) Symfony
9 7 (8.24%) Middleware
9 7 (8.24%) XML
10 6 (7.06%) PostGIS
10 6 (7.06%) Ember.js
10 6 (7.06%) LAMP
11 5 (5.88%) Web Services
11 5 (5.88%) .NET
12 4 (4.71%) CodeIgniter
13 3 (3.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 25 (29.41%) Open Source
2 12 (14.12%) Data Integration
3 3 (3.53%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.53%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.35%) Digital Media
4 2 (2.35%) BBC
4 2 (2.35%) Equities
5 1 (1.18%) Tandem
5 1 (1.18%) Interactive TV
5 1 (1.18%) User Experience
5 1 (1.18%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 34 (40.00%) Linux
2 6 (7.06%) UNIX
3 2 (2.35%) Windows
3 2 (2.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (2.35%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.18%) CentOS
4 1 (1.18%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.18%) HPUX
4 1 (1.18%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (55.29%) OO
2 31 (36.47%) TDD
3 23 (27.06%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (17.65%) E-Commerce
5 13 (15.29%) MVC
5 13 (15.29%) OO PHP
6 12 (14.12%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (12.94%) Web Development
7 11 (12.94%) Software Engineering
7 11 (12.94%) MapReduce
8 10 (11.76%) BDD
8 10 (11.76%) OOD
9 8 (9.41%) OOP
10 7 (8.24%) Content Management
11 4 (4.71%) Multithreading
12 3 (3.53%) Performance Management
12 3 (3.53%) Release Management
12 3 (3.53%) Data Modelling
12 3 (3.53%) Performance Tuning
12 3 (3.53%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 64 (75.29%) JavaScript
2 24 (28.24%) Python
3 23 (27.06%) Java
4 21 (24.71%) SQL
5 15 (17.65%) Ruby
6 8 (9.41%) Perl
6 8 (9.41%) PHP5
7 5 (5.88%) C++
8 4 (4.71%) C#
9 3 (3.53%) T-SQL
9 3 (3.53%) Bash Shell
10 2 (2.35%) Jython
11 1 (1.18%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.18%) VBA
11 1 (1.18%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (5.88%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (1.18%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (8.24%) Puppet
2 6 (7.06%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.18%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 10 (11.76%) Talend
2 7 (8.24%) Zend
3 3 (3.53%) Oracle
3 3 (3.53%) Sybase
4 2 (2.35%) Adobe
4 2 (2.35%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.18%) Hyland
5 1 (1.18%) Twitter
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