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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP Developer
Rank 131 131 146
Rank change year-on-year
0 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a PHP Developer 25 45 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.79% 1.19% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.84% 1.24% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 17 33 10
Average salary £32,500 £33,500 £28,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.98% +16.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,800 £26,300 £25,650
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £32,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +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
2969 3621 2870
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 93.96% 95.42% 94.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1824 2365 1725
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
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 31 March 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 31 March 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 +5 17 £32,500 -18.75% 4
Edinburgh -2 6 £24,500 -24.61%
Aberdeen +10 1 £37,500 +11.94%
Dundee +4 1 £37,500 -2.59% 1
PHP Developer
UK

PHP Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 65 (100.00%) PHP
2 58 (89.23%) CSS
3 56 (86.15%) HTML
4 55 (84.62%) JavaScript
5 43 (66.15%) MySQL
6 29 (44.62%) OO
7 23 (35.38%) CMS
7 23 (35.38%) Drupal
7 23 (35.38%) jQuery
8 20 (30.77%) Git (software)
8 20 (30.77%) HTML5
9 19 (29.23%) MVC
10 16 (24.62%) E-Commerce
10 16 (24.62%) LAMP
11 15 (23.08%) Magento
11 15 (23.08%) CSS3
12 14 (21.54%) PHP5
12 14 (21.54%) Web Development
13 12 (18.46%) Agile Software Development
14 11 (16.92%) Degree
15 10 (15.38%) Symfony
15 10 (15.38%) WordPress
15 10 (15.38%) OO PHP
16 9 (13.85%) Open Source
16 9 (13.85%) Zend
16 9 (13.85%) Subversion
17 8 (12.31%) Linux
17 8 (12.31%) SQL
17 8 (12.31%) Mobile App
18 7 (10.77%) Apple iOS

PHP Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 (35.38%) CMS
1 23 (35.38%) Drupal
2 10 (15.38%) WordPress
3 6 (9.23%) Node.js
4 5 (7.69%) Apache
4 5 (7.69%) ExpressionEngine
5 2 (3.08%) Joomla!
6 1 (1.54%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 15 (23.08%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.69%) AWS OpsWorks
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.54%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (66.15%) MySQL
2 2 (3.08%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.54%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.54%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.54%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 20 (30.77%) Git (software)
2 9 (13.85%) Subversion
3 6 (9.23%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 2 (3.08%) TeamCity
4 2 (3.08%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.54%) Maven
General
1 4 (6.15%) Marketing
2 3 (4.62%) Retail
3 2 (3.08%) Finance
3 2 (3.08%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (89.23%) CSS
2 56 (86.15%) HTML
3 23 (35.38%) jQuery
4 20 (30.77%) HTML5
5 16 (24.62%) LAMP
6 15 (23.08%) CSS3
7 10 (15.38%) Symfony
8 7 (10.77%) Ajax
8 7 (10.77%) Laravel
9 6 (9.23%) Ember.js
9 6 (9.23%) AngularJS
9 6 (9.23%) Flash
10 5 (7.69%) CodeIgniter
10 5 (7.69%) REST
11 3 (4.62%) .NET
11 3 (4.62%) Yii
12 2 (3.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 1 (1.54%) Smarty
13 1 (1.54%) ASP.NET
13 1 (1.54%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.85%) Open Source
2 8 (12.31%) Mobile App
3 7 (10.77%) Computer Science
3 7 (10.77%) Social Media
3 7 (10.77%) Digital Media
4 5 (7.69%) User Experience
5 4 (6.15%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.54%) W3C
6 1 (1.54%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.31%) Linux
2 7 (10.77%) Android
2 7 (10.77%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.54%) Mac OS
3 1 (1.54%) Windows XP
3 1 (1.54%) UNIX
3 1 (1.54%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (44.62%) OO
2 19 (29.23%) MVC
3 16 (24.62%) E-Commerce
4 14 (21.54%) Web Development
5 12 (18.46%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (15.38%) OO PHP
7 7 (10.77%) TDD
8 6 (9.23%) Content Management
8 6 (9.23%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (9.23%) DevOps
8 6 (9.23%) Android Development
8 6 (9.23%) iOS Development
8 6 (9.23%) Mobile Development
9 5 (7.69%) Use Case
9 5 (7.69%) Web Application Development
9 5 (7.69%) SEO
10 3 (4.62%) OOD
11 2 (3.08%) Project Management
11 2 (3.08%) CRM
11 2 (3.08%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 65 (100.00%) PHP
2 55 (84.62%) JavaScript
3 14 (21.54%) PHP5
4 8 (12.31%) SQL
5 6 (9.23%) Ruby
6 4 (6.15%) Java
7 3 (4.62%) Python
8 2 (3.08%) Perl
9 1 (1.54%) C#
9 1 (1.54%) C++
Qualifications
1 11 (16.92%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.54%) WCAG
Vendors
1 9 (13.85%) Zend
2 6 (9.23%) Appcelerator
3 1 (1.54%) Twitter
3 1 (1.54%) Hyland
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