The table below looks at the statistics for PHP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PHP
UK / Scotland
Rank 46 77 59
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -18
Permanent jobs citing PHP 106 80 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 4.70% 2.74% 3.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.02% 5.39% 7.08%
Number of salaries quoted 86 62 88
Median salary £45,000 £32,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+38.46% -4.41%
UK excluding London median salary £37,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

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
1322 1483 1610
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 58.57% 50.84% 52.43%
Number of salaries quoted 808 956 1110
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,400 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland region citing PHP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 23 January 2017.

PHP Salary Histogram in Scotland

PHP
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PHP within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +41 62 £45,000 +38.46%
Edinburgh +11 36 £40,000 +14.28% 15
Aberdeen - 3 £24,000 -
South Ayrshire -1 2 - -
Dundee +13 1 £23,000 -26.98%
Fife +1 1 - -
PHP
UK

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, IT jobs citing PHP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for PHP.

1 99 (47.83%) MySQL
2 96 (46.38%) JavaScript
3 80 (38.65%) HTML
4 73 (35.27%) CSS
5 71 (34.30%) Degree
6 68 (32.85%) Zend
7 57 (27.54%) Computer Science
7 57 (27.54%) Java
8 55 (26.57%) Magento
9 52 (25.12%) Web Development
10 51 (24.64%) Symfony
11 49 (23.67%) Agile Software Development
12 46 (22.22%) E-Commerce
13 42 (20.29%) Analytical Skills
14 41 (19.81%) CMS
15 40 (19.32%) jQuery
16 37 (17.87%) Unit Testing
17 36 (17.39%) MySQL Certification
17 36 (17.39%) MVC
17 36 (17.39%) AngularJS
18 35 (16.91%) OO
19 32 (15.46%) Laravel
19 32 (15.46%) Web Application Development
20 31 (14.98%) HTML5
21 30 (14.49%) Git (software)
22 28 (13.53%) Python
23 25 (12.08%) CSS3
23 25 (12.08%) User Experience
24 24 (11.59%) Software Engineering
25 23 (11.11%) LAMP

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 41 (19.81%) CMS
2 15 (7.25%) Drupal
3 10 (4.83%) WordPress
4 7 (3.38%) Apache
5 6 (2.90%) SharePoint
6 5 (2.42%) nginx
7 4 (1.93%) ArcGIS
7 4 (1.93%) JBoss
7 4 (1.93%) Joomla!
7 4 (1.93%) Tomcat
8 3 (1.45%) Alfresco
8 3 (1.45%) Mule
8 3 (1.45%) SugarCRM
9 2 (0.97%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.48%) MODX
10 1 (0.48%) SilverStripe
Applications
1 7 (3.38%) Adobe Illustrator
1 7 (3.38%) Photoshop
2 6 (2.90%) Adobe Captivate
2 6 (2.90%) InDesign
3 2 (0.97%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.48%) Weka
Business Applications
1 55 (26.57%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.83%) Google Analytics
2 8 (3.86%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (2.90%) GitHub
4 4 (1.93%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (1.93%) Slack
5 3 (1.45%) Amazon S3
5 3 (1.45%) Amazon SQS
5 3 (1.45%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (0.97%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.97%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.48%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (0.48%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.45%) Internet
2 1 (0.48%) HTTP
2 1 (0.48%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (47.83%) MySQL
2 14 (6.76%) PostgreSQL
3 13 (6.28%) NoSQL
4 12 (5.80%) SQL Server
5 9 (4.35%) Relational Database
6 8 (3.86%) MongoDB
6 8 (3.86%) RDBMS
7 6 (2.90%) Redis
8 5 (2.42%) GIS
9 4 (1.93%) Big Data
9 4 (1.93%) QGIS
10 3 (1.45%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (1.45%) Apache Hive
10 3 (1.45%) Hadoop
10 3 (1.45%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 30 (14.49%) Git (software)
2 22 (10.63%) Subversion
3 6 (2.90%) Dreamweaver
3 6 (2.90%) Jenkins
3 6 (2.90%) Maven
3 6 (2.90%) PHPUnit
3 6 (2.90%) Travis CI
4 5 (2.42%) Eclipse
5 4 (1.93%) Grunt
5 4 (1.93%) gulp
5 4 (1.93%) Karma Test Runner
5 4 (1.93%) Mocha
6 3 (1.45%) Jasmine
6 3 (1.45%) Talend Open Studio
7 2 (0.97%) Cucumber
7 2 (0.97%) JUnit
7 2 (0.97%) Selenium
8 1 (0.48%) git-flow
8 1 (0.48%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.48%) Protractor
General
1 12 (5.80%) Advertising
2 9 (4.35%) Manufacturing
3 8 (3.86%) Finance
4 7 (3.38%) Marketing
5 5 (2.42%) Retail
6 3 (1.45%) Aerospace
7 2 (0.97%) Banking
7 2 (0.97%) Games
8 1 (0.48%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 163 (78.74%) Developer
2 80 (38.65%) PHP Developer
3 23 (11.11%) Magento Developer
4 18 (8.70%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 17 (8.21%) JavaScript Developer
5 17 (8.21%) Software Engineer
6 16 (7.73%) Java Developer
7 15 (7.25%) Web Developer
8 12 (5.80%) Analyst
9 11 (5.31%) Full Stack Developer
9 11 (5.31%) HTML Developer
9 11 (5.31%) Senior Developer
10 9 (4.35%) HTML CSS Developer
11 8 (3.86%) Programmer
11 8 (3.86%) Senior Software Engineer
12 7 (3.38%) Junior
13 6 (2.90%) Digital Developer
14 5 (2.42%) Data Analyst
14 5 (2.42%) Junior Analyst
14 5 (2.42%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (38.65%) HTML
2 73 (35.27%) CSS
3 51 (24.64%) Symfony
4 40 (19.32%) jQuery
5 36 (17.39%) AngularJS
6 32 (15.46%) Laravel
7 31 (14.98%) HTML5
8 25 (12.08%) CSS3
9 23 (11.11%) LAMP
10 18 (8.70%) .NET
11 16 (7.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 15 (7.25%) React
13 14 (6.76%) Sass
14 11 (5.31%) JSON
15 10 (4.83%) XML
16 9 (4.35%) CodeIgniter
16 9 (4.35%) Hibernate
16 9 (4.35%) JSP
16 9 (4.35%) Node.js
16 9 (4.35%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 57 (27.54%) Computer Science
2 42 (20.29%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (12.08%) User Experience
4 15 (7.25%) Mobile App
5 8 (3.86%) Digital Media
5 8 (3.86%) iPad
5 8 (3.86%) Mathematics
6 6 (2.90%) Blog
7 5 (2.42%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.93%) Algorithms
9 3 (1.45%) Data Integration
10 2 (0.97%) FMCG
10 2 (0.97%) Social Media
11 1 (0.48%) 3D Graphics
11 1 (0.48%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 15 (7.25%) Linux
2 14 (6.76%) Apple iOS
3 13 (6.28%) Android
4 2 (0.97%) Unix
4 2 (0.97%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (25.12%) Web Development
2 49 (23.67%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (22.22%) E-Commerce
4 37 (17.87%) Unit Testing
5 36 (17.39%) MVC
6 35 (16.91%) OO
7 32 (15.46%) Web Application Development
8 24 (11.59%) Software Engineering
9 19 (9.18%) Content Management
9 19 (9.18%) Front End Development
10 17 (8.21%) OOP
11 13 (6.28%) Open Source
12 12 (5.80%) OO PHP
13 11 (5.31%) Continuous Integration
13 11 (5.31%) Data Analysis
13 11 (5.31%) TDD
14 10 (4.83%) Analytics
14 10 (4.83%) iOS Development
14 10 (4.83%) Scrum
14 10 (4.83%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 96 (46.38%) JavaScript
2 57 (27.54%) Java
3 28 (13.53%) Python
4 15 (7.25%) Ruby
5 14 (6.76%) C#
6 13 (6.28%) C++
6 13 (6.28%) Perl
7 12 (5.80%) SQL
8 11 (5.31%) Bash Shell
9 8 (3.86%) C
10 7 (3.38%) Fortran
10 7 (3.38%) VB
11 3 (1.45%) Objective-C
12 2 (0.97%) Apple Swift
12 2 (0.97%) Delphi
13 1 (0.48%) PHP 5
13 1 (0.48%) R
Qualifications
1 71 (34.30%) Degree
2 36 (17.39%) MySQL Certification
3 5 (2.42%) RHCE
4 1 (0.48%) CCNA
4 1 (0.48%) CCNP
4 1 (0.48%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.86%) QA
System Software
1 14 (6.76%) Docker
2 6 (2.90%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 13 (6.28%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (4.35%) Puppet
3 5 (2.42%) Ansible
Vendors
1 68 (32.85%) Zend
2 15 (7.25%) Google
3 10 (4.83%) Oracle
4 7 (3.38%) Adobe
5 5 (2.42%) Red Hat
5 5 (2.42%) VMware
6 4 (1.93%) Alterian
7 3 (1.45%) Talend
8 2 (0.97%) Microsoft
8 2 (0.97%) Telerik
9 1 (0.48%) Cisco
9 1 (0.48%) Facebook
9 1 (0.48%) Perforce
9 1 (0.48%) RapidMiner
9 1 (0.48%) Twitter
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