The table below looks at the statistics for the PHP Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PHP Developer in their job title 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 Developer
Rank 114 123 127
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a PHP Developer 42 36 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.36% 1.11% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.44% 1.16% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 36 29 17
Average salary £31,250 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.71% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,750 £30,000 £23,700
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £32,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+3.07% +3.17%
PHP Developer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2907 3101 2778
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.11% 95.53% 95.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1897 2012 1895
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

PHP Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing PHP Developer in the job title across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

PHP Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

PHP Developer
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

PHP Developer Salary Trend in Scotland

PHP Developer
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PHP Developer across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

PHP Developer Salary Histogram in Scotland

PHP Developer
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PHP Developer within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +14 22 £32,500 - 8
Edinburgh +17 17 £30,000 -7.69%
Aberdeen 0 1 £37,500 -
Fife - 1 - -
West Lothian - 1 £30,000 -
PHP Developer
UK

PHP Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland region that cited PHP Developer in their job title 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 with PHP Developer in their job title.

1 62 (100.00%) PHP
2 58 (93.55%) CSS
3 55 (88.71%) JavaScript
3 55 (88.71%) HTML
4 43 (69.35%) MySQL
5 36 (58.06%) OO
6 25 (40.32%) jQuery
7 23 (37.10%) Drupal
7 23 (37.10%) MVC
7 23 (37.10%) CMS
8 19 (30.65%) Git (software)
9 18 (29.03%) HTML5
10 17 (27.42%) LAMP
11 14 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
11 14 (22.58%) Degree
12 13 (20.97%) Linux
12 13 (20.97%) Web Development
13 12 (19.35%) PHP5
13 12 (19.35%) Magento
13 12 (19.35%) CSS3
13 12 (19.35%) OO PHP
13 12 (19.35%) E-Commerce
14 11 (17.74%) SQL
15 10 (16.13%) Flash
15 10 (16.13%) SEO
15 10 (16.13%) WordPress
16 9 (14.52%) REST
16 9 (14.52%) Mobile App
16 9 (14.52%) OOP
17 8 (12.90%) Apache

PHP Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland region that cited PHP Developer in their job title 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 with PHP Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 23 (37.10%) Drupal
1 23 (37.10%) CMS
2 10 (16.13%) WordPress
3 8 (12.90%) Apache
4 5 (8.06%) ExpressionEngine
5 4 (6.45%) Joomla!
6 1 (1.61%) ColdFusion MX
6 1 (1.61%) IIS
6 1 (1.61%) ColdFusion
6 1 (1.61%) Umbraco
6 1 (1.61%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 12 (19.35%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.61%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.61%) DNS
1 1 (1.61%) Intranet
1 1 (1.61%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (69.35%) MySQL
2 5 (8.06%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.61%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.61%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 19 (30.65%) Git (software)
2 6 (9.68%) Subversion
2 6 (9.68%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 1 (1.61%) CruiseControl
3 1 (1.61%) Maven
3 1 (1.61%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.61%) PHPUnit
3 1 (1.61%) Mercurial
General
1 6 (9.68%) Marketing
2 2 (3.23%) Finance
3 1 (1.61%) Advertising
3 1 (1.61%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (93.55%) CSS
2 55 (88.71%) HTML
3 25 (40.32%) jQuery
4 18 (29.03%) HTML5
5 17 (27.42%) LAMP
6 12 (19.35%) CSS3
7 10 (16.13%) Flash
8 9 (14.52%) REST
9 8 (12.90%) Ajax
10 7 (11.29%) Symfony
11 6 (9.68%) Laravel
11 6 (9.68%) Ember.js
11 6 (9.68%) AngularJS
12 5 (8.06%) CodeIgniter
12 5 (8.06%) XHTML
12 5 (8.06%) XML
13 4 (6.45%) SOAP
14 2 (3.23%) Zend Framework
14 2 (3.23%) GWT
14 2 (3.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.52%) Mobile App
2 8 (12.90%) Open Source
3 7 (11.29%) Social Media
3 7 (11.29%) Digital Media
4 4 (6.45%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.61%) W3C
5 1 (1.61%) User Experience
5 1 (1.61%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 13 (20.97%) Linux
2 7 (11.29%) Android
2 7 (11.29%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.61%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.61%) CentOS
3 1 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.61%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (58.06%) OO
2 23 (37.10%) MVC
3 14 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (20.97%) Web Development
5 12 (19.35%) OO PHP
5 12 (19.35%) E-Commerce
6 10 (16.13%) SEO
7 9 (14.52%) OOP
8 8 (12.90%) TDD
8 8 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (9.68%) Android Development
9 6 (9.68%) iOS Development
9 6 (9.68%) DevOps
10 5 (8.06%) Use Case
10 5 (8.06%) Web Application Development
11 4 (6.45%) OOD
11 4 (6.45%) Content Management
12 2 (3.23%) Unit Testing
12 2 (3.23%) Mentoring
12 2 (3.23%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 62 (100.00%) PHP
2 55 (88.71%) JavaScript
3 12 (19.35%) PHP5
4 11 (17.74%) SQL
5 5 (8.06%) Ruby
6 4 (6.45%) Java
7 2 (3.23%) Python
7 2 (3.23%) C#
7 2 (3.23%) C++
8 1 (1.61%) Perl
8 1 (1.61%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 14 (22.58%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.61%) WCAG
Vendors
1 7 (11.29%) Zend
2 6 (9.68%) Appcelerator
3 1 (1.61%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.61%) Hyland
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