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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP Developer
Rank 133 131 145
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a PHP Developer 25 41 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.82% 1.05% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.88% 1.10% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 20 33 16
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% +13.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,200 £24,200 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,750 £40,000 £36,000
UK excluding London average salary £33,022 £32,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+1.60% +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
2831 3721 3030
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 93.22% 94.88% 95.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1790 2441 1831
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 +2 12 £33,500 +16.52%
Edinburgh +11 11 £27,500 -8.33% 2
South Ayrshire - 1 £34,000 - 1
Scottish Borders - 1 £37,500 -
PHP Developer
UK

PHP Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 53 (100.00%) PHP
2 45 (84.91%) CSS
3 44 (83.02%) HTML
4 41 (77.36%) JavaScript
5 28 (52.83%) MySQL
6 20 (37.74%) OO
7 18 (33.96%) jQuery
8 16 (30.19%) Drupal
9 15 (28.30%) E-Commerce
10 14 (26.42%) CMS
10 14 (26.42%) Git (software)
11 13 (24.53%) HTML5
12 12 (22.64%) LAMP
13 11 (20.75%) MVC
13 11 (20.75%) CSS3
14 10 (18.87%) Symfony
15 9 (16.98%) Zend
15 9 (16.98%) Subversion
15 9 (16.98%) Degree
16 8 (15.09%) Linux
16 8 (15.09%) SQL
16 8 (15.09%) Node.js
16 8 (15.09%) Magento
16 8 (15.09%) OO PHP
17 7 (13.21%) User Experience
17 7 (13.21%) AngularJS
17 7 (13.21%) Agile Software Development
18 6 (11.32%) TDD
18 6 (11.32%) Ajax
18 6 (11.32%) Computer Science

PHP Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 16 (30.19%) Drupal
2 14 (26.42%) CMS
3 8 (15.09%) Node.js
4 6 (11.32%) WordPress
5 4 (7.55%) Apache
6 3 (5.66%) Joomla!
7 1 (1.89%) ExpressionEngine
Business Applications
1 8 (15.09%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) AWS OpsWorks
1 1 (1.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.89%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (52.83%) MySQL
2 2 (3.77%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.89%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.89%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.89%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.89%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 14 (26.42%) Git (software)
2 9 (16.98%) Subversion
3 3 (5.66%) Mercurial
4 2 (3.77%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.89%) Maven
5 1 (1.89%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 4 (7.55%) Marketing
2 3 (5.66%) Advertising
2 3 (5.66%) Retail
3 1 (1.89%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (84.91%) CSS
2 44 (83.02%) HTML
3 18 (33.96%) jQuery
4 13 (24.53%) HTML5
5 12 (22.64%) LAMP
6 11 (20.75%) CSS3
7 10 (18.87%) Symfony
8 7 (13.21%) AngularJS
9 6 (11.32%) Ajax
10 5 (9.43%) Ember.js
10 5 (9.43%) Laravel
11 4 (7.55%) CodeIgniter
12 3 (5.66%) .NET
12 3 (5.66%) Yii
13 2 (3.77%) REST
13 2 (3.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 2 (3.77%) Zend Framework
14 1 (1.89%) Flash
14 1 (1.89%) SOAP
14 1 (1.89%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.21%) User Experience
2 6 (11.32%) Computer Science
3 5 (9.43%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.66%) Digital Media
5 2 (3.77%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.89%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (15.09%) Linux
2 3 (5.66%) UNIX
3 2 (3.77%) Windows
3 2 (3.77%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.89%) Android
4 1 (1.89%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (37.74%) OO
2 15 (28.30%) E-Commerce
3 11 (20.75%) MVC
4 8 (15.09%) OO PHP
5 7 (13.21%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (11.32%) TDD
7 5 (9.43%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (9.43%) Web Development
7 5 (9.43%) Content Management
7 5 (9.43%) Open Source
7 5 (9.43%) Mobile Development
8 4 (7.55%) Project Management
9 3 (5.66%) OOD
10 2 (3.77%) BDD
10 2 (3.77%) Mentoring
10 2 (3.77%) Software Engineering
10 2 (3.77%) OOP
10 2 (3.77%) CRM
11 1 (1.89%) SEO
11 1 (1.89%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 53 (100.00%) PHP
2 41 (77.36%) JavaScript
3 8 (15.09%) SQL
4 5 (9.43%) Java
4 5 (9.43%) PHP5
5 3 (5.66%) Python
6 2 (3.77%) Ruby
6 2 (3.77%) Perl
7 1 (1.89%) C#
7 1 (1.89%) C++
Qualifications
1 9 (16.98%) Degree
Vendors
1 9 (16.98%) Zend
2 1 (1.89%) Hyland
2 1 (1.89%) Appcelerator
2 1 (1.89%) Twitter
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