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 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 60 64 48
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -16
Permanent jobs citing PHP 114 112 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 3.71% 3.42% 4.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.02% 6.28% 7.79%
Number of salaries quoted 89 87 69
Average salary £33,000 £33,000 £27,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +18.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,200 £29,197 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,200 £45,000 £38,900
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £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
1624 1783 1643
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 52.80% 54.51% 53.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1119 1131 1144
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 24 December 2014.

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 December 2014. 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 +9 61 £31,500 -10.00% 4
Glasgow +8 38 £35,000 +16.66% 7
Stirling -10 3 - - 1
West Lothian - 3 £40,000 - 1
Dundee +5 2 £37,500 -2.59% 2
Fife - 2 £22,000 -
Midlothian - 1 £45,000 -
East Lothian - 1 £20,500 -
PHP
UK

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

1 130 (61.32%) JavaScript
2 129 (60.85%) HTML
3 122 (57.55%) CSS
4 94 (44.34%) MySQL
5 83 (39.15%) OO
6 76 (35.85%) Linux
7 72 (33.96%) jQuery
8 62 (29.25%) Agile Software Development
9 61 (28.77%) Java
10 55 (25.94%) Python
11 53 (25.00%) Drupal
12 46 (21.70%) TDD
13 45 (21.23%) MVC
14 44 (20.75%) Open Source
14 44 (20.75%) HTML5
15 40 (18.87%) SQL
15 40 (18.87%) Web Development
16 37 (17.45%) Degree
17 36 (16.98%) Git (software)
18 34 (16.04%) CMS
19 33 (15.57%) Ruby
20 32 (15.09%) Apache
21 29 (13.68%) Continuous Integration
22 28 (13.21%) CSS3
23 27 (12.74%) Perl
24 26 (12.26%) OOP
24 26 (12.26%) Finance
25 24 (11.32%) Relational Database
26 23 (10.85%) XML
26 23 (10.85%) WordPress

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 53 (25.00%) Drupal
2 34 (16.04%) CMS
3 32 (15.09%) Apache
4 23 (10.85%) WordPress
5 15 (7.08%) JBoss
6 10 (4.72%) Node.js
7 8 (3.77%) Joomla!
7 8 (3.77%) Tomcat
8 7 (3.30%) SugarCRM
8 7 (3.30%) ExpressionEngine
9 6 (2.83%) Alfresco
9 6 (2.83%) Mule
10 4 (1.89%) Umbraco
10 4 (1.89%) IIS
11 3 (1.42%) nginx
12 1 (0.47%) Apache Solr
12 1 (0.47%) Sitecore CMS
12 1 (0.47%) ColdFusion MX
12 1 (0.47%) ColdFusion
12 1 (0.47%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 6 (2.83%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 3 (1.42%) MS Office
2 3 (1.42%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.94%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 13 (6.13%) Magento
2 6 (2.83%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.30%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (2.36%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.89%) Trello
4 3 (1.42%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.94%) Amazon SQS
5 2 (0.94%) Route 53
6 1 (0.47%) SaaS
6 1 (0.47%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.72%) DNS
2 5 (2.36%) HTTP
2 5 (2.36%) TCP/IP
3 4 (1.89%) Intranet
4 3 (1.42%) Internet
4 3 (1.42%) Wireless
4 3 (1.42%) SMTP
4 3 (1.42%) DHCP
4 3 (1.42%) SMS
5 2 (0.94%) LDAP
6 1 (0.47%) LAN
6 1 (0.47%) WAN
6 1 (0.47%) SSL
6 1 (0.47%) Extranet
6 1 (0.47%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (44.34%) MySQL
2 24 (11.32%) Relational Database
3 23 (10.85%) NoSQL
4 22 (10.38%) Big Data
5 18 (8.49%) PostgreSQL
6 17 (8.02%) MongoDB
7 14 (6.60%) Hadoop
7 14 (6.60%) SQL Server
8 13 (6.13%) Pentaho
9 9 (4.25%) Apache Cassandra
9 9 (4.25%) RDBMS
10 8 (3.77%) Oracle Database
11 7 (3.30%) Apache Hive
12 3 (1.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 2 (0.94%) Sybase ASE
13 2 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
14 1 (0.47%) Crystal Reports
14 1 (0.47%) HBase
Development Applications
1 36 (16.98%) Git (software)
2 20 (9.43%) Subversion
3 13 (6.13%) Maven
4 11 (5.19%) Talend Open Studio
5 9 (4.25%) Jenkins
6 8 (3.77%) Selenium
6 8 (3.77%) Mercurial
7 7 (3.30%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 5 (2.36%) Jasmine
9 4 (1.89%) Ant
10 3 (1.42%) Xcode
10 3 (1.42%) Visual Studio
10 3 (1.42%) ClearCase
10 3 (1.42%) Dreamweaver
10 3 (1.42%) LoadRunner
10 3 (1.42%) PHPUnit
10 3 (1.42%) Hudson
11 2 (0.94%) Cucumber
11 2 (0.94%) CruiseControl
12 1 (0.47%) JUnit
General
1 26 (12.26%) Finance
2 22 (10.38%) Games
3 13 (6.13%) Banking
4 12 (5.66%) Marketing
5 8 (3.77%) Telecoms
6 6 (2.83%) Aerospace
7 3 (1.42%) Retail
7 3 (1.42%) Local Government
7 3 (1.42%) Music Industry
8 1 (0.47%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.47%) Advertising
8 1 (0.47%) Publishing
8 1 (0.47%) German Language
Job Titles
1 164 (77.36%) Developer
2 55 (25.94%) PHP Developer
3 33 (15.57%) Web Developer
4 16 (7.55%) Software Developer
5 15 (7.08%) Senior Developer
6 14 (6.60%) Drupal Developer
7 12 (5.66%) Front-End Developer
7 12 (5.66%) Junior
8 11 (5.19%) Lead Developer
8 11 (5.19%) Python Developer
9 10 (4.72%) Software Engineer
10 9 (4.25%) Junior Developer
11 8 (3.77%) Java Developer
12 7 (3.30%) QA Engineer
13 6 (2.83%) PHP Web Developer
13 6 (2.83%) Lead PHP Developer
13 6 (2.83%) Graduate
14 5 (2.36%) Development Manager
14 5 (2.36%) Senior Software Developer
15 4 (1.89%) Graduate Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 129 (60.85%) HTML
2 122 (57.55%) CSS
3 72 (33.96%) jQuery
4 44 (20.75%) HTML5
5 28 (13.21%) CSS3
6 23 (10.85%) XML
7 22 (10.38%) Hibernate
7 22 (10.38%) Spring
7 22 (10.38%) Ajax
8 21 (9.91%) LAMP
8 21 (9.91%) .NET
9 17 (8.02%) Web Services
9 17 (8.02%) XHTML
10 14 (6.60%) ASP.NET
11 13 (6.13%) Flash
12 12 (5.66%) AngularJS
13 11 (5.19%) REST
14 7 (3.30%) Middleware
14 7 (3.30%) Symfony
15 6 (2.83%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 44 (20.75%) Open Source
2 19 (8.96%) Mobile App
3 16 (7.55%) Computer Science
4 11 (5.19%) Data Integration
5 9 (4.25%) Social Media
6 7 (3.30%) Digital Media
7 6 (2.83%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (2.36%) Online Games
9 4 (1.89%) Social Gaming
10 3 (1.42%) Graphic Design
10 3 (1.42%) Mathematics
10 3 (1.42%) Physics
10 3 (1.42%) N-Tier
10 3 (1.42%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.42%) Mobile Games
11 2 (0.94%) Replication
11 2 (0.94%) E-Learning
11 2 (0.94%) Equities
11 2 (0.94%) Tandem
11 2 (0.94%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 76 (35.85%) Linux
2 13 (6.13%) UNIX
3 11 (5.19%) Android
3 11 (5.19%) Apple iOS
4 10 (4.72%) Windows
5 5 (2.36%) Ubuntu
6 3 (1.42%) CentOS
6 3 (1.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.47%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.47%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.47%) HPUX
7 1 (0.47%) Solaris
7 1 (0.47%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.47%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (39.15%) OO
2 62 (29.25%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (21.70%) TDD
4 45 (21.23%) MVC
5 40 (18.87%) Web Development
6 29 (13.68%) Continuous Integration
7 26 (12.26%) OOP
8 22 (10.38%) Software Engineering
9 16 (7.55%) E-Commerce
10 15 (7.08%) OO PHP
11 14 (6.60%) DevOps
12 12 (5.66%) BDD
12 12 (5.66%) MapReduce
12 12 (5.66%) OOD
13 11 (5.19%) SEO
13 11 (5.19%) Scrum
13 11 (5.19%) Content Management
13 11 (5.19%) Multithreading
14 10 (4.72%) Analytics
15 9 (4.25%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 130 (61.32%) JavaScript
2 61 (28.77%) Java
3 55 (25.94%) Python
4 40 (18.87%) SQL
5 33 (15.57%) Ruby
6 27 (12.74%) Perl
7 22 (10.38%) C#
8 21 (9.91%) C++
8 21 (9.91%) PHP5
9 9 (4.25%) T-SQL
10 7 (3.30%) Bash Shell
11 4 (1.89%) C
12 3 (1.42%) VBScript
12 3 (1.42%) VB.NET
12 3 (1.42%) Shell Script
12 3 (1.42%) Objective-C
12 3 (1.42%) Jython
13 2 (0.94%) VBA
14 1 (0.47%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 37 (17.45%) Degree
2 3 (1.42%) CCNA
2 3 (1.42%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (1.42%) CWNA
3 1 (0.47%) HND
3 1 (0.47%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.25%) QA
2 1 (0.47%) WCAG
System Software
1 5 (2.36%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.42%) Firmware
3 1 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.47%) NFS
Systems Management
1 13 (6.13%) Puppet
1 13 (6.13%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.94%) Ansible
3 1 (0.47%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.47%) Nagios
3 1 (0.47%) Cacti
3 1 (0.47%) Munin
Vendors
1 11 (5.19%) Talend
2 9 (4.25%) Oracle
2 9 (4.25%) Adobe
3 8 (3.77%) Google
3 8 (3.77%) Microsoft
4 7 (3.30%) Appcelerator
4 7 (3.30%) Zend
5 6 (2.83%) HP
6 5 (2.36%) Sybase
7 4 (1.89%) Dell
7 4 (1.89%) Red Hat
7 4 (1.89%) Twitter
8 3 (1.42%) HubSpot
8 3 (1.42%) Ruckus Wireless
8 3 (1.42%) Meru Networks
8 3 (1.42%) VMware
8 3 (1.42%) Cisco
8 3 (1.42%) IBM
8 3 (1.42%) ProCurve
8 3 (1.42%) Aruba
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