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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 59 61 57
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Permanent jobs citing PHP 123 139 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 3.91% 3.69% 3.64%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.72% 6.65% 6.39%
Number of salaries quoted 79 98 101
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,300 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
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
1593 2090 1848
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 50.59% 55.45% 56.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1005 1422 1227
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 2 July 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 2 July 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 +12 67 £35,000 - 11
Glasgow -15 37 £33,000 -12.00% 10
Stirling - 7 £34,750 -
Midlothian - 5 - -
South Ayrshire - 3 £34,000 -
Dundee -13 2 £42,250 +8.33% 1
Scottish Borders - 1 £37,500 -
PHP
UK

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 2 July 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.

1 138 (60.53%) JavaScript
2 119 (52.19%) HTML
3 115 (50.44%) CSS
4 88 (38.60%) Linux
5 80 (35.09%) MySQL
6 76 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
7 71 (31.14%) Java
8 65 (28.51%) Python
9 55 (24.12%) TDD
10 51 (22.37%) jQuery
11 49 (21.49%) Open Source
12 44 (19.30%) Continuous Integration
13 40 (17.54%) HTML5
14 39 (17.11%) OO
15 38 (16.67%) SQL
16 37 (16.23%) Finance
17 34 (14.91%) .NET
17 34 (14.91%) Ruby
18 33 (14.47%) Degree
18 33 (14.47%) MVC
19 32 (14.04%) CSS3
20 31 (13.60%) Git (software)
20 31 (13.60%) Apache
21 30 (13.16%) E-Commerce
22 29 (12.72%) AngularJS
23 28 (12.28%) Drupal
24 27 (11.84%) Web Development
24 27 (11.84%) Spring
25 26 (11.40%) CMS
25 26 (11.40%) Perl

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 31 (13.60%) Apache
2 28 (12.28%) Drupal
3 26 (11.40%) CMS
4 25 (10.96%) Node.js
5 18 (7.89%) WordPress
6 11 (4.82%) Tomcat
7 7 (3.07%) JBoss
8 6 (2.63%) Joomla!
9 4 (1.75%) SugarCRM
9 4 (1.75%) Moodle
9 4 (1.75%) Alfresco
9 4 (1.75%) Mule
10 3 (1.32%) Umbraco
10 3 (1.32%) SilverStripe
11 2 (0.88%) nginx
11 2 (0.88%) SAS
11 2 (0.88%) Apache Pig
12 1 (0.44%) OpenStack
12 1 (0.44%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 1 (0.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (1.32%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.88%) SPSS
2 2 (0.88%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (0.88%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.44%) InDesign
3 1 (0.44%) MS Office
3 1 (0.44%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 22 (9.65%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.75%) SaaS
3 3 (1.32%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.88%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (0.44%) Office 365
5 1 (0.44%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.19%) Internet
2 3 (1.32%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.88%) SMTP
3 2 (0.88%) HTTP
3 2 (0.88%) Firewall
3 2 (0.88%) DNS
3 2 (0.88%) SSL
4 1 (0.44%) Intranet
4 1 (0.44%) LDAP
4 1 (0.44%) VLAN
4 1 (0.44%) iSCSI
4 1 (0.44%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (0.44%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (35.09%) MySQL
2 26 (11.40%) MongoDB
3 25 (10.96%) PostgreSQL
4 20 (8.77%) NoSQL
4 20 (8.77%) Big Data
5 18 (7.89%) Relational Database
6 17 (7.46%) Apache Cassandra
7 12 (5.26%) Pentaho
7 12 (5.26%) SQL Server
8 11 (4.82%) Hadoop
9 9 (3.95%) RDBMS
10 6 (2.63%) Apache Hive
11 3 (1.32%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 2 (0.88%) Triplestore
12 2 (0.88%) Oracle Database
12 2 (0.88%) Mahout
12 2 (0.88%) HBase
12 2 (0.88%) DB2
12 2 (0.88%) QlikView
12 2 (0.88%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 31 (13.60%) Git (software)
2 17 (7.46%) JUnit
3 14 (6.14%) Subversion
3 14 (6.14%) Jenkins
4 12 (5.26%) Mockito
4 12 (5.26%) Maven
4 12 (5.26%) Talend Open Studio
5 11 (4.82%) TestNG
6 10 (4.39%) Eclipse
6 10 (4.39%) Gradle
7 6 (2.63%) HttpUnit
7 6 (2.63%) JMeter
7 6 (2.63%) Mercurial
8 4 (1.75%) Selenium
8 4 (1.75%) PHPUnit
9 3 (1.32%) WebDriver
9 3 (1.32%) JIRA
10 2 (0.88%) LoadRunner
10 2 (0.88%) Visual Studio
10 2 (0.88%) ClearCase
General
1 37 (16.23%) Finance
2 25 (10.96%) Games
2 25 (10.96%) Banking
3 22 (9.65%) Telecoms
4 18 (7.89%) Marketing
5 7 (3.07%) Retail
6 5 (2.19%) Advertising
7 4 (1.75%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.44%) Front Office
9 1 (0.44%) Electronics
9 1 (0.44%) Publishing
9 1 (0.44%) Legal
9 1 (0.44%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 191 (83.77%) Developer
2 50 (21.93%) PHP Developer
3 45 (19.74%) Web Developer
4 29 (12.72%) Python Developer
5 27 (11.84%) Senior Developer
6 22 (9.65%) Java Developer
7 13 (5.70%) Software Developer
8 11 (4.82%) Front-End Developer
9 9 (3.95%) Junior
9 9 (3.95%) Analyst
10 7 (3.07%) Software Engineer
11 6 (2.63%) Graduate
11 6 (2.63%) Senior Web Developer
11 6 (2.63%) Graduate Developer
11 6 (2.63%) Senior PHP Developer
11 6 (2.63%) Open Source Developer
12 5 (2.19%) Senior Software Developer
12 5 (2.19%) Junior Developer
12 5 (2.19%) Front-End Web Developer
12 5 (2.19%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (52.19%) HTML
2 115 (50.44%) CSS
3 51 (22.37%) jQuery
4 40 (17.54%) HTML5
5 34 (14.91%) .NET
6 32 (14.04%) CSS3
7 29 (12.72%) AngularJS
8 27 (11.84%) Spring
9 26 (11.40%) Hibernate
10 24 (10.53%) XML
11 23 (10.09%) Web Services
12 20 (8.77%) Symfony
13 18 (7.89%) LAMP
13 18 (7.89%) RESTful
14 14 (6.14%) Middleware
15 13 (5.70%) Ruby on Rails
15 13 (5.70%) SOAP
16 12 (5.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 11 (4.82%) J2EE
18 10 (4.39%) Apache Cordova
Miscellaneous
1 18 (7.89%) Computer Science
2 15 (6.58%) Mobile App
2 15 (6.58%) User Experience
3 13 (5.70%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (5.26%) Data Integration
5 6 (2.63%) W3C
6 4 (1.75%) Social Media
7 3 (1.32%) VLE
7 3 (1.32%) Digital Media
8 2 (0.88%) N-Tier
8 2 (0.88%) Algorithms
8 2 (0.88%) Photography
8 2 (0.88%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.88%) Physics
9 1 (0.44%) Data Conversion
9 1 (0.44%) Health Informatics
9 1 (0.44%) FMCG
9 1 (0.44%) Informatics
9 1 (0.44%) GIS
9 1 (0.44%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 88 (38.60%) Linux
2 15 (6.58%) Windows
3 13 (5.70%) UNIX
4 5 (2.19%) Android
5 4 (1.75%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.88%) Windows XP
6 2 (0.88%) Ubuntu
6 2 (0.88%) CentOS
7 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (24.12%) TDD
3 49 (21.49%) Open Source
4 44 (19.30%) Continuous Integration
5 39 (17.11%) OO
6 33 (14.47%) MVC
7 30 (13.16%) E-Commerce
8 27 (11.84%) Web Development
9 25 (10.96%) Multithreading
10 19 (8.33%) Software Engineering
11 18 (7.89%) Content Management
12 17 (7.46%) OOP
13 12 (5.26%) Web Application Development
14 10 (4.39%) MapReduce
14 10 (4.39%) CRM
14 10 (4.39%) Scrum
14 10 (4.39%) Mobile First
15 7 (3.07%) OO PHP
15 7 (3.07%) Analytics
16 6 (2.63%) Enterprise Content Management
Programming Languages
1 138 (60.53%) JavaScript
2 71 (31.14%) Java
3 65 (28.51%) Python
4 38 (16.67%) SQL
5 34 (14.91%) Ruby
6 26 (11.40%) Perl
7 18 (7.89%) C++
8 16 (7.02%) Bash Shell
9 14 (6.14%) C#
10 10 (4.39%) PHP5
11 5 (2.19%) C
12 4 (1.75%) T-SQL
13 3 (1.32%) VBScript
13 3 (1.32%) VB.NET
14 2 (0.88%) PowerShell
14 2 (0.88%) R
15 1 (0.44%) Elixir
15 1 (0.44%) Erlang
15 1 (0.44%) VB6
15 1 (0.44%) VB
Qualifications
1 33 (14.47%) Degree
2 2 (0.88%) HNC
2 2 (0.88%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.82%) QA
2 3 (1.32%) WAI
2 3 (1.32%) Section 508
3 1 (0.44%) SLA
3 1 (0.44%) HL7
System Software
1 4 (1.75%) Docker
2 3 (1.32%) NFS
3 2 (0.88%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.88%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.44%) Samba
4 1 (0.44%) vSphere
4 1 (0.44%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (2.63%) Puppet
2 4 (1.75%) Vagrant
3 3 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 18 (7.89%) Oracle
2 14 (6.14%) Zend
3 12 (5.26%) Talend
4 8 (3.51%) Adobe
4 8 (3.51%) Alterian
5 6 (2.63%) Microsoft
6 3 (1.32%) Hyland
6 3 (1.32%) Red Hat
6 3 (1.32%) VMware
7 2 (0.88%) Teradata
7 2 (0.88%) Netezza
7 2 (0.88%) HP
7 2 (0.88%) Informatica
7 2 (0.88%) MicroStrategy
7 2 (0.88%) Cognos
7 2 (0.88%) Cisco
7 2 (0.88%) PayPal
7 2 (0.88%) WorldPay
7 2 (0.88%) Twitter
7 2 (0.88%) Vertica
Edinburgh
Tata Consultancy services
Salary: £70,000 - £90,000 per year
Posted: 4 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
NetTalent
Salary: Pension and Private Life Care
Posted: 15 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
The People Network
Salary: superb benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Net Talent
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Pension and Private Life Care
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £25000 - £26000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Glasgow
Net Talent
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Edinburgh
Tata Consultancy services
Salary: £70,000 - £90,000 per year
Posted: 14 days ago
Glasgow
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Fantastic Training + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Edinburgh
The People Network
Salary: superb benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Glasgow
The People Network
Salary: superb benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Edinburgh
Evolve IT Recruitment
Posted: 21 days ago
Edinburgh
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £51000 per annum + competitive package
Posted: 24 days ago
Edinburgh
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £4000 - £56000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago