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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP Developer
Rank 157 119 138
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a PHP Developer 14 34 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.37% 1.12% 0.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 1.18% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 14 29 22
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +32.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £22,700 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £47,500 £41,800
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +8.33%
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
3541 2880 2942
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.81% 94.52% 93.84%
Number of salaries quoted 2281 1889 2036
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £26,744
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014. 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 -9 10 £28,750 -17.85% 2
Edinburgh -21 3 £35,000 -1.40% 1
Dundee +4 1 £35,000 -5.40%
PHP Developer
UK

PHP Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 40 (75.47%) JavaScript
3 38 (71.70%) HTML
3 38 (71.70%) CSS
4 35 (66.04%) MySQL
5 30 (56.60%) OO
6 28 (52.83%) Apache
6 28 (52.83%) Linux
7 18 (33.96%) HTML5
8 16 (30.19%) jQuery
8 16 (30.19%) CMS
9 14 (26.42%) OOP
9 14 (26.42%) Drupal
10 13 (24.53%) Zend
11 12 (22.64%) CSS3
11 12 (22.64%) E-Commerce
12 11 (20.75%) Agile Software Development
12 11 (20.75%) Web Development
12 11 (20.75%) CodeIgniter
13 10 (18.87%) Symfony
13 10 (18.87%) Git (software)
13 10 (18.87%) OO PHP
13 10 (18.87%) TDD
13 10 (18.87%) LAMP
14 9 (16.98%) MVC
14 9 (16.98%) SQL
15 8 (15.09%) Relational Database
15 8 (15.09%) Joomla!
16 7 (13.21%) Web Services
17 6 (11.32%) Content Management

PHP Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 28 (52.83%) Apache
2 16 (30.19%) CMS
3 14 (26.42%) Drupal
4 8 (15.09%) Joomla!
5 3 (5.66%) nginx
6 2 (3.77%) WordPress
6 2 (3.77%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.89%) ColdFusion
7 1 (1.89%) ColdFusion MX
7 1 (1.89%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (7.55%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.55%) Asterisk PBX
2 2 (3.77%) Broadband
2 2 (3.77%) PBX
2 2 (3.77%) VoIP
3 1 (1.89%) HTTP
3 1 (1.89%) DNS
3 1 (1.89%) Intranet
3 1 (1.89%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (66.04%) MySQL
2 8 (15.09%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.89%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (18.87%) Git (software)
2 4 (7.55%) Subversion
3 3 (5.66%) Mercurial
4 1 (1.89%) PHPUnit
4 1 (1.89%) CruiseControl
General
1 6 (11.32%) Marketing
2 4 (7.55%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.66%) Banking
4 1 (1.89%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (71.70%) CSS
1 38 (71.70%) HTML
2 18 (33.96%) HTML5
3 16 (30.19%) jQuery
4 12 (22.64%) CSS3
5 11 (20.75%) CodeIgniter
6 10 (18.87%) Symfony
6 10 (18.87%) LAMP
7 7 (13.21%) Web Services
8 5 (9.43%) XML
8 5 (9.43%) Sass
9 4 (7.55%) AngularJS
9 4 (7.55%) JSON
9 4 (7.55%) HTML5 Boilerplate
9 4 (7.55%) Modernizr
10 3 (5.66%) Open Graph
10 3 (5.66%) Zend Framework
10 3 (5.66%) Google Maps API
11 2 (3.77%) GWT
11 2 (3.77%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.66%) Computer Science
1 3 (5.66%) Social Media
2 2 (3.77%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.89%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 28 (52.83%) Linux
2 5 (9.43%) CentOS
3 3 (5.66%) UNIX
3 3 (5.66%) Windows
4 1 (1.89%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.89%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (56.60%) OO
2 14 (26.42%) OOP
3 12 (22.64%) E-Commerce
4 11 (20.75%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (20.75%) Web Development
5 10 (18.87%) TDD
5 10 (18.87%) OO PHP
6 9 (16.98%) MVC
7 6 (11.32%) Content Management
7 6 (11.32%) Web Design
7 6 (11.32%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (9.43%) Software Engineering
9 4 (7.55%) Time Management
9 4 (7.55%) Responsive Web Design
10 3 (5.66%) Scrum
10 3 (5.66%) OOD
10 3 (5.66%) CRM
11 2 (3.77%) Data Modelling
11 2 (3.77%) Unit Testing
12 1 (1.89%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 53 (100.00%) PHP
2 40 (75.47%) JavaScript
3 9 (16.98%) SQL
4 5 (9.43%) Java
5 4 (7.55%) PHP5
6 3 (5.66%) C++
7 2 (3.77%) C
7 2 (3.77%) C#
8 1 (1.89%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.89%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (11.32%) Degree
2 1 (1.89%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 13 (24.53%) Zend
2 3 (5.66%) Facebook
2 3 (5.66%) Twitter
2 3 (5.66%) Google
3 1 (1.89%) HP
3 1 (1.89%) Red Hat
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