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 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 49 80 87
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +7
Permanent jobs citing PHP 111 100 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 4.41% 2.99% 2.75%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.25% 6.04% 5.13%
Number of salaries quoted 81 77 69
Median salary £37,500 £32,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £21,600
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £56,000 £41,700
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £36,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +9.09%
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
1345 1656 1912
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 53.44% 49.60% 53.57%
Number of salaries quoted 842 1039 1237
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,470
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 28 September 2016.

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 28 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +20 45 £37,500 +8.69% 2
Edinburgh +14 43 £37,500 +19.04% 10
Dumfries and Galloway - 8 - -
Stirling - 6 £47,500 - 1
Fife -2 2 £32,500 +1.56%
South Lanarkshire - 1 £32,500 - 1
PHP
UK

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, 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.

1 109 (52.91%) JavaScript
2 104 (50.49%) HTML
3 99 (48.06%) CSS
4 75 (36.41%) Agile Software Development
5 60 (29.13%) MySQL
6 58 (28.16%) HTML5
7 57 (27.67%) Java
7 57 (27.67%) OO
8 56 (27.18%) MVC
9 51 (24.76%) Subversion
9 51 (24.76%) CSS3
9 51 (24.76%) Symfony
10 47 (22.82%) AngularJS
11 46 (22.33%) Git (software)
12 43 (20.87%) Web Development
13 42 (20.39%) Unit Testing
14 41 (19.90%) Python
15 39 (18.93%) TDD
15 39 (18.93%) Zend
16 38 (18.45%) jQuery
17 35 (16.99%) Sass
17 35 (16.99%) CMS
18 34 (16.50%) BDD
19 33 (16.02%) Apple iOS
20 32 (15.53%) LAMP
20 32 (15.53%) E-Commerce
21 30 (14.56%) Scrum
21 30 (14.56%) Laravel
21 30 (14.56%) Mobile App
22 29 (14.08%) Linux

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 35 (16.99%) CMS
2 19 (9.22%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 16 (7.77%) Drupal
3 16 (7.77%) WordPress
4 10 (4.85%) nginx
5 4 (1.94%) Apache
6 3 (1.46%) Alfresco
6 3 (1.46%) JBoss
6 3 (1.46%) Joomla!
6 3 (1.46%) Moodle
6 3 (1.46%) Mule
6 3 (1.46%) SugarCRM
7 1 (0.49%) SilverStripe
7 1 (0.49%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.49%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (0.97%) MS Excel
1 2 (0.97%) MS Project
1 2 (0.97%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.49%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 28 (13.59%) Magento
2 2 (0.97%) Teamcenter
3 1 (0.49%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.37%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.43%) Amazon S3
2 5 (2.43%) Amazon SQS
2 5 (2.43%) AWS Lambda
3 3 (1.46%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (1.46%) SaaS
4 2 (0.97%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 2 (0.97%) GitHub
4 2 (0.97%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.46%) Internet
2 1 (0.49%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (29.13%) MySQL
2 16 (7.77%) SQL Server
3 12 (5.83%) MongoDB
4 11 (5.34%) Redis
5 10 (4.85%) PostgreSQL
6 9 (4.37%) Hadoop
7 7 (3.40%) NoSQL
8 3 (1.46%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (1.46%) Apache Hive
8 3 (1.46%) Big Data
8 3 (1.46%) Pentaho
8 3 (1.46%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.49%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 51 (24.76%) Subversion
2 46 (22.33%) Git (software)
3 27 (13.11%) Eclipse
4 9 (4.37%) PHPUnit
4 9 (4.37%) Xcode
5 6 (2.91%) Bitbucket
5 6 (2.91%) GitLab
6 5 (2.43%) Grunt
6 5 (2.43%) gulp
6 5 (2.43%) Jasmine
6 5 (2.43%) Karma Test Runner
6 5 (2.43%) Mocha
7 3 (1.46%) Talend Open Studio
8 2 (0.97%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.97%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.97%) JIRA
8 2 (0.97%) Xdebug
9 1 (0.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.49%) Maven
9 1 (0.49%) Mercurial
General
1 9 (4.37%) Manufacturing
2 6 (2.91%) Advertising
3 5 (2.43%) Finance
3 5 (2.43%) Marketing
4 3 (1.46%) Aerospace
5 2 (0.97%) Banking
5 2 (0.97%) Games
5 2 (0.97%) Retail
6 1 (0.49%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.49%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 157 (76.21%) Developer
2 65 (31.55%) PHP Developer
3 25 (12.14%) Web Developer
4 21 (10.19%) Java Developer
5 20 (9.71%) JavaScript Developer
6 17 (8.25%) Software Engineer
7 14 (6.80%) Senior Developer
8 13 (6.31%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 13 (6.31%) Full Stack Developer
9 12 (5.83%) HTML Developer
10 11 (5.34%) iOS Developer
11 10 (4.85%) Applications Developer
11 10 (4.85%) Mobile Applications Developer
11 10 (4.85%) Mobile Developer
11 10 (4.85%) Senior PHP Developer
12 9 (4.37%) HTML CSS Developer
12 9 (4.37%) Programmer
13 8 (3.88%) Analyst
13 8 (3.88%) Lead Developer
14 7 (3.40%) Lead PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (50.49%) HTML
2 99 (48.06%) CSS
3 58 (28.16%) HTML5
4 51 (24.76%) CSS3
4 51 (24.76%) Symfony
5 47 (22.82%) AngularJS
6 38 (18.45%) jQuery
7 35 (16.99%) Sass
8 32 (15.53%) LAMP
9 30 (14.56%) Laravel
10 22 (10.68%) XML
11 21 (10.19%) JSON
11 21 (10.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 19 (9.22%) REST
13 17 (8.25%) JSP
14 16 (7.77%) JSTL
15 14 (6.80%) Node.js
16 13 (6.31%) RESTful
17 12 (5.83%) Celery
17 12 (5.83%) CodeIgniter
Miscellaneous
1 30 (14.56%) Mobile App
2 25 (12.14%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (12.14%) User Experience
3 18 (8.74%) Computer Science
4 9 (4.37%) Mathematics
5 8 (3.88%) iPad
6 3 (1.46%) Data Integration
6 3 (1.46%) e-Learning
6 3 (1.46%) VLE
7 2 (0.97%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.49%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.49%) iPhone
8 1 (0.49%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 33 (16.02%) Apple iOS
2 29 (14.08%) Linux
3 24 (11.65%) Android
4 14 (6.80%) Windows
5 3 (1.46%) Unix
6 2 (0.97%) Debian
7 1 (0.49%) CentOS
7 1 (0.49%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (36.41%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (27.67%) OO
3 56 (27.18%) MVC
4 43 (20.87%) Web Development
5 42 (20.39%) Unit Testing
6 39 (18.93%) TDD
7 34 (16.50%) BDD
8 32 (15.53%) E-Commerce
9 30 (14.56%) Scrum
10 23 (11.17%) Software Engineering
11 16 (7.77%) Content Management
12 15 (7.28%) Front End Development
12 15 (7.28%) iOS Development
12 15 (7.28%) OO PHP
13 14 (6.80%) Open Source
14 12 (5.83%) OOP
15 10 (4.85%) DevOps
15 10 (4.85%) Project Management
15 10 (4.85%) SDLC
16 9 (4.37%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 109 (52.91%) JavaScript
2 57 (27.67%) Java
3 41 (19.90%) Python
4 25 (12.14%) C#
5 13 (6.31%) Apple Swift
6 11 (5.34%) C
6 11 (5.34%) C++
6 11 (5.34%) Objective-C
6 11 (5.34%) Ruby
7 10 (4.85%) Bash Shell
8 9 (4.37%) Perl
9 8 (3.88%) Fortran
9 8 (3.88%) VB
10 7 (3.40%) SQL
11 4 (1.94%) Delphi
12 2 (0.97%) AWK
12 2 (0.97%) Korn
12 2 (0.97%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.97%) VBScript
13 1 (0.49%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 27 (13.11%) Degree
2 8 (3.88%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.88%) QA
System Software
1 10 (4.85%) Docker
2 9 (4.37%) Varnish
3 1 (0.49%) OpenSSH
3 1 (0.49%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.49%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 29 (14.08%) Opscode Chef
2 19 (9.22%) Puppet
3 16 (7.77%) Ansible
Vendors
1 39 (18.93%) Zend
2 21 (10.19%) Adobe
3 13 (6.31%) Oracle
4 9 (4.37%) Red Hat
4 9 (4.37%) VMware
5 6 (2.91%) SaltStack
6 4 (1.94%) Microsoft
7 3 (1.46%) Talend
8 2 (0.97%) Telerik
9 1 (0.49%) Alterian
9 1 (0.49%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.49%) Perforce
9 1 (0.49%) Twitter
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