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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 76 59 60
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +1
Permanent jobs citing PHP 86 120 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.90% 3.86% 3.89%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.91% 7.43% 7.07%
Number of salaries quoted 67 89 106
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,400 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,250 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -
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
1455 1615 1839
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 49.06% 51.98% 55.01%
Number of salaries quoted 940 1087 1212
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,700
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016. 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 -26 40 £32,500 -7.14% 6
Edinburgh -15 33 £33,750 -3.57% 6
Fife +4 3 £28,500 -
East Ayrshire - 3 £32,500 -
Stirling +6 2 £50,000 -
South Ayrshire - 2 £31,000 -
West Lothian +6 1 £30,000 -
Renfrewshire - 1 £36,000 -
PHP
UK

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

1 111 (60.99%) JavaScript
2 102 (56.04%) CSS
3 98 (53.85%) HTML
4 56 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
5 52 (28.57%) Linux
6 49 (26.92%) MySQL
7 48 (26.37%) Git (software)
8 44 (24.18%) Degree
9 38 (20.88%) jQuery
9 38 (20.88%) Java
10 37 (20.33%) Python
11 36 (19.78%) OO
11 36 (19.78%) Drupal
11 36 (19.78%) HTML5
11 36 (19.78%) CSS3
12 33 (18.13%) Subversion
12 33 (18.13%) SQL
13 32 (17.58%) .NET
14 31 (17.03%) E-Commerce
15 28 (15.38%) Apache
15 28 (15.38%) CMS
15 28 (15.38%) Ajax
16 27 (14.84%) Symfony
16 27 (14.84%) Computer Science
16 27 (14.84%) MVC
16 27 (14.84%) Finance
16 27 (14.84%) Open Source
17 25 (13.74%) TDD
18 23 (12.64%) Sass
19 22 (12.09%) Web Services

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 36 (19.78%) Drupal
2 28 (15.38%) Apache
2 28 (15.38%) CMS
3 12 (6.59%) Joomla!
3 12 (6.59%) WordPress
4 5 (2.75%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 5 (2.75%) Node.js
5 4 (2.20%) JBoss
5 4 (2.20%) nginx
5 4 (2.20%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.65%) Umbraco
7 2 (1.10%) Alfresco
7 2 (1.10%) Mule
7 2 (1.10%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.10%) SugarCRM
7 2 (1.10%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.55%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.55%) Content Management Server
8 1 (0.55%) Moodle
8 1 (0.55%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 8 (4.40%) Photoshop
2 4 (2.20%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.55%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.55%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.55%) MS Office
3 1 (0.55%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 15 (8.24%) Magento
2 11 (6.04%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.75%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (2.75%) SaaS
2 3 (1.65%) GitHub
2 3 (1.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.10%) Google Analytics
3 2 (1.10%) Heroku
4 1 (0.55%) AdWords
4 1 (0.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.40%) SSL
2 6 (3.30%) HTTP
2 6 (3.30%) TCP/IP
3 5 (2.75%) Firewall
4 4 (2.20%) FTP
4 4 (2.20%) HTTPS
5 3 (1.65%) SSH
6 2 (1.10%) tcpdump
6 2 (1.10%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.55%) DNS
7 1 (0.55%) Internet
7 1 (0.55%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (26.92%) MySQL
2 18 (9.89%) Relational Database
3 17 (9.34%) PostgreSQL
4 14 (7.69%) SQL Server
5 9 (4.95%) NoSQL
6 8 (4.40%) MongoDB
7 5 (2.75%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (2.20%) Crystal Reports
9 3 (1.65%) Big Data
10 2 (1.10%) Apache Hive
10 2 (1.10%) Hadoop
10 2 (1.10%) Pentaho
10 2 (1.10%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.55%) CouchDB
11 1 (0.55%) GIS
11 1 (0.55%) Neo4j
11 1 (0.55%) QGIS
11 1 (0.55%) Redis
11 1 (0.55%) Riak
Development Applications
1 48 (26.37%) Git (software)
2 33 (18.13%) Subversion
3 8 (4.40%) Jenkins
4 7 (3.85%) Grunt
4 7 (3.85%) Mercurial
5 6 (3.30%) Bower
5 6 (3.30%) Eclipse
6 5 (2.75%) Maven
6 5 (2.75%) Xdebug
7 4 (2.20%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 4 (2.20%) gulp
8 3 (1.65%) Bitbucket
8 3 (1.65%) Gradle
8 3 (1.65%) JUnit
8 3 (1.65%) Mockito
8 3 (1.65%) TestNG
9 2 (1.10%) Ant
9 2 (1.10%) RSpec
9 2 (1.10%) Talend Open Studio
10 1 (0.55%) TeamCity
General
1 27 (14.84%) Finance
2 21 (11.54%) Banking
3 18 (9.89%) Telecoms
4 15 (8.24%) Games
5 13 (7.14%) Marketing
6 4 (2.20%) Advertising
7 2 (1.10%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.55%) Local Government
8 1 (0.55%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 152 (83.52%) Developer
2 61 (33.52%) PHP Developer
3 37 (20.33%) Web Developer
4 17 (9.34%) Python Developer
4 17 (9.34%) Senior Developer
5 14 (7.69%) JavaScript Developer
6 13 (7.14%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 13 (7.14%) Software Developer
7 12 (6.59%) Java Developer
8 10 (5.49%) Full Stack Developer
8 10 (5.49%) HTML Developer
9 9 (4.95%) Software Engineer
10 8 (4.40%) Magento Developer
10 8 (4.40%) PHP Symfony Developer
10 8 (4.40%) Senior PHP Developer
10 8 (4.40%) Symfony Developer
11 7 (3.85%) Analyst
11 7 (3.85%) Lead Developer
11 7 (3.85%) Lead PHP Developer
11 7 (3.85%) PHP Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (56.04%) CSS
2 98 (53.85%) HTML
3 38 (20.88%) jQuery
4 36 (19.78%) CSS3
4 36 (19.78%) HTML5
5 32 (17.58%) .NET
6 28 (15.38%) Ajax
7 27 (14.84%) Symfony
8 23 (12.64%) Sass
9 22 (12.09%) Web Services
10 20 (10.99%) AngularJS
11 17 (9.34%) LAMP
11 17 (9.34%) XML
12 15 (8.24%) CodeIgniter
13 11 (6.04%) JSON
14 10 (5.49%) ASP.NET
14 10 (5.49%) Hibernate
14 10 (5.49%) Spring
15 7 (3.85%) Ember.js
15 7 (3.85%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 27 (14.84%) Computer Science
2 18 (9.89%) User Experience
3 12 (6.59%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (6.04%) Mobile App
4 11 (6.04%) Wiki
5 5 (2.75%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.20%) Mathematics
7 3 (1.65%) Animation
7 3 (1.65%) Cryptography
7 3 (1.65%) Data Integration
7 3 (1.65%) Social Media
8 2 (1.10%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.10%) Blog
8 2 (1.10%) Physics
9 1 (0.55%) 3D Graphics
9 1 (0.55%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.55%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.55%) Remote Sensing
9 1 (0.55%) Smartcard
9 1 (0.55%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 52 (28.57%) Linux
2 15 (8.24%) Windows
3 14 (7.69%) Ubuntu
4 8 (4.40%) Unix
5 6 (3.30%) Android
5 6 (3.30%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.55%) CentOS
6 1 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.55%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (19.78%) OO
3 31 (17.03%) E-Commerce
4 27 (14.84%) MVC
4 27 (14.84%) Open Source
5 25 (13.74%) TDD
6 21 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
7 18 (9.89%) Web Development
8 17 (9.34%) Content Management
8 17 (9.34%) Front End Development
9 16 (8.79%) Multithreading
10 13 (7.14%) Software Engineering
11 12 (6.59%) Mentoring
11 12 (6.59%) Responsive Web Design
12 11 (6.04%) OO PHP
13 9 (4.95%) OOP
14 7 (3.85%) Digital Marketing
14 7 (3.85%) Project Management
14 7 (3.85%) Web Design
15 6 (3.30%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 111 (60.99%) JavaScript
2 38 (20.88%) Java
3 37 (20.33%) Python
4 33 (18.13%) SQL
5 18 (9.89%) Perl
6 16 (8.79%) C#
7 14 (7.69%) Ruby
8 9 (4.95%) Bash Shell
9 8 (4.40%) C++
10 5 (2.75%) PL/SQL
11 4 (2.20%) C
11 4 (2.20%) T-SQL
11 4 (2.20%) VB.NET
12 3 (1.65%) Delphi
13 2 (1.10%) MATLAB
14 1 (0.55%) Apple Swift
14 1 (0.55%) CFML
14 1 (0.55%) R
14 1 (0.55%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.55%) VB
Qualifications
1 44 (24.18%) Degree
2 3 (1.65%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.10%) QA
2 1 (0.55%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (4.40%) Varnish
2 4 (2.20%) NFS
3 3 (1.65%) iptables
3 3 (1.65%) Postfix
3 3 (1.65%) Samba
4 2 (1.10%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (2.75%) HAProxy
2 4 (2.20%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (2.20%) Nagios
3 3 (1.65%) Puppet
3 3 (1.65%) yum
4 1 (0.55%) Munin
Vendors
1 18 (9.89%) Zend
2 17 (9.34%) Google
3 15 (8.24%) Facebook
4 11 (6.04%) Adobe
4 11 (6.04%) Oracle
5 8 (4.40%) Microsoft
6 6 (3.30%) Atlassian
7 4 (2.20%) Cyber-Ark
7 4 (2.20%) Intel Security
7 4 (2.20%) Twitter
8 3 (1.65%) Alterian
9 2 (1.10%) Talend
10 1 (0.55%) Appcelerator
10 1 (0.55%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.55%) TIBCO
10 1 (0.55%) VMware
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Edinburgh
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: 15 days ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Edinburgh
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Chess Telecom
Posted: 28 days ago