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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 63 68 43
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -25
Permanent jobs citing PHP 95 120 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 3.02% 3.01% 4.77%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.73% 5.89% 8.22%
Number of salaries quoted 76 96 102
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £22,600
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
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
1658 2037 1836
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 52.67% 51.01% 57.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1038 1390 1077
Average salary £40,250 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.62% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,800 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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
Glasgow 0 47 £37,500 +7.14% 9
Edinburgh +28 44 £33,500 -7.58% 11
Stirling -3 2 £34,750 -
Aberdeen +10 1 £37,500 +11.94%
Dundee -1 1 £37,500 -3.84% 1
PHP
UK

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 133 (61.86%) JavaScript
2 116 (53.95%) HTML
3 115 (53.49%) CSS
4 86 (40.00%) MySQL
5 81 (37.67%) Linux
6 76 (35.35%) Agile Software Development
7 68 (31.63%) Python
8 57 (26.51%) Java
9 55 (25.58%) TDD
10 53 (24.65%) OO
11 49 (22.79%) jQuery
11 49 (22.79%) Open Source
12 48 (22.33%) HTML5
13 46 (21.40%) Drupal
14 40 (18.60%) Finance
15 39 (18.14%) Continuous Integration
16 37 (17.21%) Git (software)
16 37 (17.21%) CSS3
17 34 (15.81%) MVC
18 33 (15.35%) Ruby
19 29 (13.49%) CMS
19 29 (13.49%) E-Commerce
20 27 (12.56%) Apache
21 26 (12.09%) LAMP
21 26 (12.09%) Degree
22 25 (11.63%) Spring
22 25 (11.63%) .NET
23 24 (11.16%) Games
23 24 (11.16%) Hibernate
23 24 (11.16%) Multithreading

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 46 (21.40%) Drupal
2 29 (13.49%) CMS
3 27 (12.56%) Apache
4 20 (9.30%) WordPress
5 17 (7.91%) Node.js
6 14 (6.51%) JBoss
7 8 (3.72%) Tomcat
8 7 (3.26%) Joomla!
9 6 (2.79%) SugarCRM
9 6 (2.79%) Alfresco
9 6 (2.79%) Mule
10 4 (1.86%) Moodle
10 4 (1.86%) ExpressionEngine
10 4 (1.86%) Umbraco
11 3 (1.40%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 3 (1.40%) nginx
12 1 (0.47%) SilverStripe
12 1 (0.47%) SharePoint
12 1 (0.47%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (0.93%) Photoshop
1 2 (0.93%) MS Office
1 2 (0.93%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (0.47%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.47%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 17 (7.91%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.86%) AWS OpsWorks
3 3 (1.40%) SaaS
4 2 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.47%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.47%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.47%) Office 365
5 1 (0.47%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.72%) TCP/IP
2 7 (3.26%) DNS
3 4 (1.86%) DHCP
3 4 (1.86%) Wireless
4 3 (1.40%) Internet
4 3 (1.40%) Firewall
4 3 (1.40%) HTTP
4 3 (1.40%) SMTP
4 3 (1.40%) SSL
5 2 (0.93%) LDAP
6 1 (0.47%) Intranet
6 1 (0.47%) VPN
6 1 (0.47%) VLAN
6 1 (0.47%) iSCSI
6 1 (0.47%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (40.00%) MySQL
2 23 (10.70%) MongoDB
2 23 (10.70%) NoSQL
3 22 (10.23%) Big Data
4 17 (7.91%) Relational Database
4 17 (7.91%) PostgreSQL
5 15 (6.98%) Pentaho
5 15 (6.98%) Hadoop
5 15 (6.98%) Apache Cassandra
6 11 (5.12%) SQL Server
7 6 (2.79%) RDBMS
7 6 (2.79%) Apache Hive
8 3 (1.40%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.93%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 37 (17.21%) Git (software)
2 19 (8.84%) Maven
3 14 (6.51%) Subversion
3 14 (6.51%) Talend Open Studio
3 14 (6.51%) Jenkins
4 10 (4.65%) Mercurial
4 10 (4.65%) JUnit
5 9 (4.19%) Mockito
6 8 (3.72%) TestNG
7 7 (3.26%) Eclipse
7 7 (3.26%) Gradle
8 4 (1.86%) Selenium
8 4 (1.86%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 3 (1.40%) TeamCity
9 3 (1.40%) Ant
10 2 (0.93%) HttpUnit
10 2 (0.93%) LoadRunner
10 2 (0.93%) JMeter
10 2 (0.93%) Visual Studio
10 2 (0.93%) ClearCase
General
1 40 (18.60%) Finance
2 24 (11.16%) Games
3 20 (9.30%) Banking
4 19 (8.84%) Telecoms
5 15 (6.98%) Marketing
6 9 (4.19%) Retail
7 6 (2.79%) Aerospace
8 5 (2.33%) Advertising
9 3 (1.40%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.47%) Front Office
10 1 (0.47%) Electronics
10 1 (0.47%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 177 (82.33%) Developer
2 67 (31.16%) PHP Developer
3 33 (15.35%) Web Developer
4 25 (11.63%) Python Developer
5 24 (11.16%) Senior Developer
6 18 (8.37%) Java Developer
7 10 (4.65%) Lead Developer
8 9 (4.19%) Drupal Developer
8 9 (4.19%) PHP Web Developer
9 8 (3.72%) Software Developer
9 8 (3.72%) Junior
10 7 (3.26%) Software Engineer
10 7 (3.26%) Front-End Developer
11 6 (2.79%) Analyst
12 5 (2.33%) Senior PHP Developer
12 5 (2.33%) Lead PHP Developer
12 5 (2.33%) AWS Developer
13 4 (1.86%) Operations Engineer
13 4 (1.86%) Senior Software Developer
13 4 (1.86%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (53.95%) HTML
2 115 (53.49%) CSS
3 49 (22.79%) jQuery
4 48 (22.33%) HTML5
5 37 (17.21%) CSS3
6 26 (12.09%) LAMP
7 25 (11.63%) Spring
7 25 (11.63%) .NET
8 24 (11.16%) Hibernate
9 18 (8.37%) Symfony
9 18 (8.37%) AngularJS
10 17 (7.91%) Web Services
11 15 (6.98%) XML
12 14 (6.51%) Middleware
13 12 (5.58%) Ajax
14 11 (5.12%) ASP.NET
15 8 (3.72%) Ember.js
15 8 (3.72%) Laravel
16 7 (3.26%) REST
16 7 (3.26%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 49 (22.79%) Open Source
2 16 (7.44%) Data Integration
3 15 (6.98%) Computer Science
4 12 (5.58%) Mobile App
5 9 (4.19%) User Experience
5 9 (4.19%) Social Media
6 6 (2.79%) Digital Media
7 5 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (1.86%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.86%) Photography
9 3 (1.40%) VLE
9 3 (1.40%) FMCG
10 2 (0.93%) Public Cloud
10 2 (0.93%) Xbox
10 2 (0.93%) Blog
10 2 (0.93%) N-Tier
11 1 (0.47%) W3C
11 1 (0.47%) GIS
11 1 (0.47%) Social Gaming
11 1 (0.47%) Health Informatics
Operating Systems
1 81 (37.67%) Linux
2 12 (5.58%) Windows
3 6 (2.79%) Android
4 5 (2.33%) Apple iOS
4 5 (2.33%) UNIX
5 4 (1.86%) Ubuntu
6 3 (1.40%) CentOS
7 2 (0.93%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.47%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (35.35%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (25.58%) TDD
3 53 (24.65%) OO
4 39 (18.14%) Continuous Integration
5 34 (15.81%) MVC
6 29 (13.49%) E-Commerce
7 24 (11.16%) Multithreading
8 23 (10.70%) Software Engineering
9 22 (10.23%) Web Development
10 14 (6.51%) OO PHP
11 13 (6.05%) MapReduce
12 12 (5.58%) Content Management
13 11 (5.12%) DevOps
14 10 (4.65%) OOP
15 9 (4.19%) SEO
15 9 (4.19%) Project Management
15 9 (4.19%) BDD
16 8 (3.72%) Analytics
16 8 (3.72%) Mentoring
16 8 (3.72%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 133 (61.86%) JavaScript
2 68 (31.63%) Python
3 57 (26.51%) Java
4 33 (15.35%) Ruby
5 23 (10.70%) SQL
6 22 (10.23%) Perl
7 16 (7.44%) C#
8 14 (6.51%) PHP5
9 13 (6.05%) C++
10 9 (4.19%) Bash Shell
11 3 (1.40%) VBScript
11 3 (1.40%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.93%) C
13 1 (0.47%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.47%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.47%) VBA
13 1 (0.47%) VB
13 1 (0.47%) Jython
13 1 (0.47%) VB6
Qualifications
1 26 (12.09%) Degree
2 4 (1.86%) CCNA
2 4 (1.86%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (1.86%) CWNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.47%) SLA
1 1 (0.47%) WCAG
1 1 (0.47%) QA
1 1 (0.47%) HL7
System Software
1 4 (1.86%) Firmware
1 4 (1.86%) NFS
2 3 (1.40%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.40%) Docker
3 1 (0.47%) Samba
3 1 (0.47%) vSphere
3 1 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (4.65%) Puppet
2 6 (2.79%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.40%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 14 (6.51%) Talend
2 12 (5.58%) Zend
3 7 (3.26%) Adobe
3 7 (3.26%) Oracle
4 6 (2.79%) Cisco
4 6 (2.79%) HP
5 4 (1.86%) Microsoft
5 4 (1.86%) ProCurve
5 4 (1.86%) Ruckus Wireless
5 4 (1.86%) Meru Networks
5 4 (1.86%) Aruba
5 4 (1.86%) Appcelerator
6 3 (1.40%) VMware
6 3 (1.40%) Hyland
6 3 (1.40%) Red Hat
7 2 (0.93%) Alterian
7 2 (0.93%) Twitter
7 2 (0.93%) Rackspace
8 1 (0.47%) Blackboard
8 1 (0.47%) Quark
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Salary: £35000.00 - £44000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Spring Technology
Salary: £32000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £60000 per annum + excellent training, progression
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Premier Media
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Net Talent
Salary: £25000 - £65000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Dundee, Angus
Entrust People Ltd
Salary: Unspecified £Excellent
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £56000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow
Net Talent
Posted: 8 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: 11 days ago
Edinburgh
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Melrose, Roxburghshire
The Smartlist
Posted: 12 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
RightScale
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Glasgow
Net Talent
Salary: £25000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Glasgow
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £34000.00 - £41000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
EPSN Workforce UK Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £20000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago