The table below looks at the statistics for PHP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PHP 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
Rank 65 63 60
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -3
Permanent jobs citing PHP 99 126 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 3.26% 3.21% 3.70%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.34% 6.16% 6.39%
Number of salaries quoted 71 94 89
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,300 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
PHP
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Programming Languages Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1561 2045 1846
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 51.40% 52.14% 57.92%
Number of salaries quoted 985 1396 1128
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing PHP across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

PHP Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

PHP
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

PHP Salary Trend in Scotland

PHP
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PHP across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015.

PHP Salary Histogram in Scotland

PHP
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 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
Edinburgh +23 54 £33,500 -4.28% 19
Glasgow -13 34 £37,000 +5.71% 6
Stirling - 5 £34,750 - 1
Midlothian - 3 - - 1
South Ayrshire - 2 £34,500 - 1
Scottish Borders - 1 £37,500 -
PHP
UK

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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.

1 132 (61.40%) JavaScript
2 118 (54.88%) HTML
3 115 (53.49%) CSS
4 79 (36.74%) Linux
5 78 (36.28%) MySQL
6 71 (33.02%) Agile Software Development
7 64 (29.77%) Python
8 61 (28.37%) Java
9 55 (25.58%) TDD
10 50 (23.26%) jQuery
11 44 (20.47%) HTML5
12 43 (20.00%) Open Source
13 42 (19.53%) OO
14 39 (18.14%) Continuous Integration
14 39 (18.14%) Drupal
15 37 (17.21%) Git (software)
15 37 (17.21%) Finance
16 33 (15.35%) CSS3
17 30 (13.95%) SQL
17 30 (13.95%) Ruby
18 29 (13.49%) .NET
19 27 (12.56%) CMS
20 26 (12.09%) Degree
21 25 (11.63%) MVC
21 25 (11.63%) Perl
21 25 (11.63%) E-Commerce
21 25 (11.63%) MongoDB
22 24 (11.16%) Apache
22 24 (11.16%) Spring
23 23 (10.70%) Hibernate

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 39 (18.14%) Drupal
2 27 (12.56%) CMS
3 24 (11.16%) Apache
4 21 (9.77%) Node.js
5 16 (7.44%) WordPress
6 10 (4.65%) JBoss
7 8 (3.72%) Joomla!
7 8 (3.72%) Tomcat
8 6 (2.79%) Alfresco
8 6 (2.79%) Mule
8 6 (2.79%) SugarCRM
9 4 (1.86%) Moodle
10 3 (1.40%) Umbraco
10 3 (1.40%) SilverStripe
11 2 (0.93%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 2 (0.93%) nginx
12 1 (0.47%) SharePoint
12 1 (0.47%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.47%) ExpressionEngine
12 1 (0.47%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (1.40%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.93%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (0.93%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.47%) MS Office
3 1 (0.47%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 12 (5.58%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.19%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.86%) SaaS
3 2 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.47%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.47%) Office 365
4 1 (0.47%) AWS OpsWorks
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.26%) TCP/IP
2 6 (2.79%) DNS
3 5 (2.33%) Internet
4 4 (1.86%) Wireless
4 4 (1.86%) DHCP
5 2 (0.93%) Firewall
5 2 (0.93%) HTTP
5 2 (0.93%) SMTP
5 2 (0.93%) SSL
6 1 (0.47%) VPN
6 1 (0.47%) LDAP
6 1 (0.47%) Intranet
6 1 (0.47%) VLAN
6 1 (0.47%) iSCSI
6 1 (0.47%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (36.28%) MySQL
2 25 (11.63%) MongoDB
3 22 (10.23%) NoSQL
4 21 (9.77%) Big Data
5 20 (9.30%) PostgreSQL
6 16 (7.44%) Apache Cassandra
7 14 (6.51%) Relational Database
8 13 (6.05%) Pentaho
9 12 (5.58%) Hadoop
10 11 (5.12%) SQL Server
11 6 (2.79%) Apache Hive
12 5 (2.33%) RDBMS
13 2 (0.93%) Oracle Database
13 2 (0.93%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 1 (0.47%) MariaDB
14 1 (0.47%) Redis
Development Applications
1 37 (17.21%) Git (software)
2 16 (7.44%) Maven
3 14 (6.51%) Jenkins
4 13 (6.05%) JUnit
4 13 (6.05%) Talend Open Studio
4 13 (6.05%) Subversion
5 11 (5.12%) Mockito
6 10 (4.65%) Mercurial
6 10 (4.65%) TestNG
7 9 (4.19%) Eclipse
7 9 (4.19%) Gradle
8 4 (1.86%) Selenium
9 3 (1.40%) JMeter
9 3 (1.40%) HttpUnit
9 3 (1.40%) TeamCity
10 2 (0.93%) PHPUnit
10 2 (0.93%) WebDriver
10 2 (0.93%) LoadRunner
10 2 (0.93%) ClearCase
10 2 (0.93%) Visual Studio
General
1 37 (17.21%) Finance
2 22 (10.23%) Games
3 20 (9.30%) Banking
4 19 (8.84%) Telecoms
5 17 (7.91%) Marketing
6 8 (3.72%) Retail
7 6 (2.79%) Aerospace
7 6 (2.79%) Advertising
8 2 (0.93%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.47%) Publishing
9 1 (0.47%) Front Office
9 1 (0.47%) Electronics
9 1 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 177 (82.33%) Developer
2 53 (24.65%) PHP Developer
3 41 (19.07%) Web Developer
4 25 (11.63%) Python Developer
4 25 (11.63%) Senior Developer
5 21 (9.77%) Java Developer
6 8 (3.72%) Front-End Developer
6 8 (3.72%) Software Developer
7 7 (3.26%) Analyst
7 7 (3.26%) Drupal Developer
8 6 (2.79%) Open Source Developer
8 6 (2.79%) PHP Web Developer
8 6 (2.79%) Senior Web Developer
8 6 (2.79%) Lead Developer
8 6 (2.79%) Junior
8 6 (2.79%) Software Engineer
9 5 (2.33%) Development Manager
10 4 (1.86%) AWS Developer
10 4 (1.86%) Designer
10 4 (1.86%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (54.88%) HTML
2 115 (53.49%) CSS
3 50 (23.26%) jQuery
4 44 (20.47%) HTML5
5 33 (15.35%) CSS3
6 29 (13.49%) .NET
7 24 (11.16%) Spring
8 23 (10.70%) Hibernate
8 23 (10.70%) AngularJS
9 20 (9.30%) LAMP
10 17 (7.91%) Symfony
11 16 (7.44%) XML
12 15 (6.98%) Web Services
12 15 (6.98%) Middleware
13 12 (5.58%) Ajax
14 11 (5.12%) RESTful
15 9 (4.19%) ASP.NET
15 9 (4.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 8 (3.72%) Ruby on Rails
17 6 (2.79%) Ionic Framework
Miscellaneous
1 16 (7.44%) Computer Science
2 15 (6.98%) Data Integration
3 13 (6.05%) Mobile App
4 10 (4.65%) User Experience
5 5 (2.33%) Digital Media
5 5 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (1.86%) Social Media
6 4 (1.86%) Photography
6 4 (1.86%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.40%) VLE
7 3 (1.40%) FMCG
8 2 (0.93%) Blog
8 2 (0.93%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.47%) GIS
9 1 (0.47%) Cryptography
9 1 (0.47%) Informatics
9 1 (0.47%) Graphic Design
9 1 (0.47%) Data Conversion
9 1 (0.47%) Health Informatics
9 1 (0.47%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 79 (36.74%) Linux
2 12 (5.58%) Windows
3 10 (4.65%) UNIX
4 2 (0.93%) Android
4 2 (0.93%) CentOS
4 2 (0.93%) Ubuntu
4 2 (0.93%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.47%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (33.02%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (25.58%) TDD
3 43 (20.00%) Open Source
4 42 (19.53%) OO
5 39 (18.14%) Continuous Integration
6 25 (11.63%) MVC
6 25 (11.63%) E-Commerce
7 22 (10.23%) Multithreading
8 20 (9.30%) Software Engineering
9 19 (8.84%) Web Development
10 16 (7.44%) Content Management
11 11 (5.12%) OOP
11 11 (5.12%) MapReduce
12 10 (4.65%) OO PHP
13 9 (4.19%) Project Management
14 8 (3.72%) BDD
15 7 (3.26%) OOD
15 7 (3.26%) Web Application Development
15 7 (3.26%) Analytics
15 7 (3.26%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 132 (61.40%) JavaScript
2 64 (29.77%) Python
3 61 (28.37%) Java
4 30 (13.95%) SQL
4 30 (13.95%) Ruby
5 25 (11.63%) Perl
6 15 (6.98%) C#
7 14 (6.51%) C++
8 11 (5.12%) Bash Shell
9 7 (3.26%) PHP5
10 4 (1.86%) C
11 3 (1.40%) VB.NET
11 3 (1.40%) VBScript
12 1 (0.47%) VB
12 1 (0.47%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.47%) VB6
12 1 (0.47%) Erlang
12 1 (0.47%) Elixir
Qualifications
1 26 (12.09%) Degree
2 4 (1.86%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (1.86%) CWNA
2 4 (1.86%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.79%) QA
2 1 (0.47%) SLA
2 1 (0.47%) HL7
System Software
1 4 (1.86%) Docker
1 4 (1.86%) Firmware
2 3 (1.40%) NFS
3 2 (0.93%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.47%) Samba
4 1 (0.47%) vSphere
4 1 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (3.26%) Puppet
2 4 (1.86%) Vagrant
3 2 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 13 (6.05%) Talend
2 11 (5.12%) Zend
3 10 (4.65%) Oracle
4 9 (4.19%) Adobe
5 6 (2.79%) HP
5 6 (2.79%) Cisco
6 5 (2.33%) Microsoft
7 4 (1.86%) Ruckus Wireless
7 4 (1.86%) Meru Networks
7 4 (1.86%) Aruba
7 4 (1.86%) ProCurve
7 4 (1.86%) Alterian
8 3 (1.40%) VMware
9 2 (0.93%) Twitter
9 2 (0.93%) Hyland
9 2 (0.93%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.47%) TIBCO
10 1 (0.47%) Quark
10 1 (0.47%) Blackboard
10 1 (0.47%) Appcelerator
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Bright Purple Resourcing
Posted: 13 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
FanDuel
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 21 hours ago
Ayr, Ayrshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £28000 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £51000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
PRG
Salary: £competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
The People Network - FanDuel
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
The People Network - FanDuel
Salary: + superb benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £130,000 per annum Bonus, Relocation, Benefits, LowTax
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £130,000 per annum Bonus, Relocation, Benefits, LowTax
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow
The People Network
Salary: plus superb benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Edinburgh
Net Talent
Posted: 8 days ago
Edinburgh
The People Network
Posted: 8 days ago
Edinburgh
Recruitment Genius
Posted: 12 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Edinburgh
Net Talent
Salary: £500 per day
Posted: 16 days ago