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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 55 50 45
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -5
Permanent jobs citing PHP 118 132 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 3.82% 4.07% 4.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.30% 7.28% 8.28%
Number of salaries quoted 90 106 73
Average salary £34,500 £35,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.42% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,450 £30,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
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
1616 1812 1558
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 52.31% 55.82% 53.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1109 1179 1054
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £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 30 January 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 30 January 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
Edinburgh -1 55 £32,750 -6.42% 8
Glasgow +21 47 £35,000 - 10
Stirling -7 4 - -
Scottish Borders - 3 £24,208 - 1
Dundee +4 2 £37,500 -2.59% 1
Aberdeen -8 2 £31,750 -15.33% 1
Fife - 1 - -
Midlothian - 1 £45,000 -
West Lothian - 1 £30,000 -
Dumfries and Galloway - 1 - -
PHP
UK

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 134 (62.91%) JavaScript
2 130 (61.03%) HTML
3 126 (59.15%) CSS
4 88 (41.31%) MySQL
5 83 (38.97%) Linux
6 76 (35.68%) OO
7 67 (31.46%) Agile Software Development
8 66 (30.99%) jQuery
9 53 (24.88%) Drupal
9 53 (24.88%) Python
10 50 (23.47%) TDD
11 49 (23.00%) Java
12 40 (18.78%) Open Source
12 40 (18.78%) HTML5
13 35 (16.43%) Web Development
14 34 (15.96%) Continuous Integration
14 34 (15.96%) SQL
15 33 (15.49%) Git (software)
16 32 (15.02%) MVC
16 32 (15.02%) Finance
17 31 (14.55%) CMS
17 31 (14.55%) Ruby
18 30 (14.08%) Degree
19 28 (13.15%) Apache
20 26 (12.21%) Software Engineering
21 25 (11.74%) WordPress
22 24 (11.27%) Perl
22 24 (11.27%) CSS3
23 23 (10.80%) XML
23 23 (10.80%) LAMP

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 53 (24.88%) Drupal
2 31 (14.55%) CMS
3 28 (13.15%) Apache
4 25 (11.74%) WordPress
5 14 (6.57%) JBoss
6 10 (4.69%) Node.js
7 9 (4.23%) Tomcat
8 7 (3.29%) ExpressionEngine
9 6 (2.82%) Joomla!
10 4 (1.88%) IIS
10 4 (1.88%) Alfresco
10 4 (1.88%) Mule
10 4 (1.88%) SugarCRM
10 4 (1.88%) Moodle
11 3 (1.41%) nginx
12 2 (0.94%) Umbraco
12 2 (0.94%) Adobe CQ
13 1 (0.47%) ColdFusion MX
13 1 (0.47%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 6 (2.82%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (0.94%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.94%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (5.63%) Magento
2 6 (2.82%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.82%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.41%) Trello
2 3 (1.41%) SaaS
2 3 (1.41%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.94%) Amazon SQS
3 2 (0.94%) Route 53
4 1 (0.47%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.16%) DNS
2 7 (3.29%) TCP/IP
3 5 (2.35%) HTTP
4 4 (1.88%) Wireless
4 4 (1.88%) DHCP
4 4 (1.88%) Intranet
5 3 (1.41%) SMS
5 3 (1.41%) SMTP
6 1 (0.47%) VLAN
6 1 (0.47%) iSCSI
6 1 (0.47%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.47%) VPN
6 1 (0.47%) WAN
6 1 (0.47%) LAN
6 1 (0.47%) LDAP
6 1 (0.47%) Internet
6 1 (0.47%) Extranet
6 1 (0.47%) SSL
6 1 (0.47%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (41.31%) MySQL
2 22 (10.33%) NoSQL
3 20 (9.39%) Big Data
4 18 (8.45%) Relational Database
5 15 (7.04%) MongoDB
6 13 (6.10%) PostgreSQL
6 13 (6.10%) Hadoop
7 12 (5.63%) SQL Server
8 11 (5.16%) Pentaho
9 7 (3.29%) Apache Cassandra
10 5 (2.35%) RDBMS
11 4 (1.88%) Apache Hive
12 3 (1.41%) Oracle Database
12 3 (1.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 2 (0.94%) Sybase ASE
14 1 (0.47%) Crystal Reports
14 1 (0.47%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 33 (15.49%) Git (software)
2 18 (8.45%) Subversion
3 16 (7.51%) Maven
4 10 (4.69%) Talend Open Studio
4 10 (4.69%) Jenkins
5 7 (3.29%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 7 (3.29%) Mercurial
6 5 (2.35%) Selenium
7 4 (1.88%) Jasmine
8 3 (1.41%) Hudson
8 3 (1.41%) Xcode
8 3 (1.41%) Visual Studio
8 3 (1.41%) JUnit
8 3 (1.41%) ClearCase
8 3 (1.41%) LoadRunner
9 2 (0.94%) Dreamweaver
9 2 (0.94%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.94%) Ant
9 2 (0.94%) CruiseControl
9 2 (0.94%) TestNG
General
1 32 (15.02%) Finance
2 22 (10.33%) Games
3 17 (7.98%) Banking
4 15 (7.04%) Marketing
5 14 (6.57%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.35%) Retail
7 4 (1.88%) Aerospace
8 3 (1.41%) Local Government
8 3 (1.41%) Music Industry
9 2 (0.94%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.94%) Advertising
10 1 (0.47%) German Language
10 1 (0.47%) Publishing
10 1 (0.47%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 167 (78.40%) Developer
2 62 (29.11%) PHP Developer
3 35 (16.43%) Web Developer
4 19 (8.92%) Python Developer
5 16 (7.51%) Senior Developer
6 15 (7.04%) Drupal Developer
7 12 (5.63%) Lead Developer
8 11 (5.16%) Junior
8 11 (5.16%) Software Engineer
9 9 (4.23%) Junior Developer
9 9 (4.23%) Java Developer
10 8 (3.76%) Front-End Developer
11 7 (3.29%) PHP Web Developer
11 7 (3.29%) Software Developer
12 6 (2.82%) Graduate
12 6 (2.82%) Lead PHP Developer
13 5 (2.35%) Development Manager
14 4 (1.88%) Analyst
14 4 (1.88%) Senior Web Developer
14 4 (1.88%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 130 (61.03%) HTML
2 126 (59.15%) CSS
3 66 (30.99%) jQuery
4 40 (18.78%) HTML5
5 24 (11.27%) CSS3
6 23 (10.80%) XML
6 23 (10.80%) LAMP
7 21 (9.86%) Ajax
8 19 (8.92%) .NET
9 17 (7.98%) Spring
9 17 (7.98%) Hibernate
9 17 (7.98%) Web Services
10 16 (7.51%) XHTML
11 15 (7.04%) AngularJS
12 14 (6.57%) Flash
13 11 (5.16%) REST
14 10 (4.69%) ASP.NET
15 7 (3.29%) Laravel
15 7 (3.29%) Symfony
15 7 (3.29%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 40 (18.78%) Open Source
2 17 (7.98%) Mobile App
3 15 (7.04%) Computer Science
4 12 (5.63%) Data Integration
5 8 (3.76%) Digital Media
6 7 (3.29%) Social Media
7 4 (1.88%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.88%) Online Games
7 4 (1.88%) Social Gaming
7 4 (1.88%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (1.41%) Graphic Design
8 3 (1.41%) Photography
8 3 (1.41%) FMCG
8 3 (1.41%) VLE
8 3 (1.41%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.94%) BBC
9 2 (0.94%) Equities
9 2 (0.94%) Mobile Games
9 2 (0.94%) Blog
9 2 (0.94%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 83 (38.97%) Linux
2 11 (5.16%) Android
3 10 (4.69%) Apple iOS
3 10 (4.69%) UNIX
3 10 (4.69%) Windows
4 4 (1.88%) Ubuntu
5 2 (0.94%) CentOS
5 2 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.47%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.47%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.47%) HPUX
6 1 (0.47%) Solaris
6 1 (0.47%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (35.68%) OO
2 67 (31.46%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (23.47%) TDD
4 35 (16.43%) Web Development
5 34 (15.96%) Continuous Integration
6 32 (15.02%) MVC
7 26 (12.21%) Software Engineering
8 19 (8.92%) Multithreading
9 18 (8.45%) OOP
9 18 (8.45%) E-Commerce
10 14 (6.57%) OO PHP
11 13 (6.10%) DevOps
12 12 (5.63%) Analytics
13 11 (5.16%) SEO
13 11 (5.16%) Content Management
13 11 (5.16%) MapReduce
14 10 (4.69%) BDD
14 10 (4.69%) Project Management
14 10 (4.69%) OOD
15 7 (3.29%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 134 (62.91%) JavaScript
2 53 (24.88%) Python
3 49 (23.00%) Java
4 34 (15.96%) SQL
5 31 (14.55%) Ruby
6 24 (11.27%) Perl
7 21 (9.86%) PHP5
8 19 (8.92%) C#
9 18 (8.45%) C++
10 6 (2.82%) T-SQL
10 6 (2.82%) Bash Shell
11 3 (1.41%) Objective-C
11 3 (1.41%) VBScript
11 3 (1.41%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.94%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.94%) C
12 2 (0.94%) Jython
13 1 (0.47%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.47%) VBA
Qualifications
1 30 (14.08%) Degree
2 4 (1.88%) CWNA
2 4 (1.88%) CCNA
2 4 (1.88%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.47%) HND
3 1 (0.47%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.35%) QA
2 1 (0.47%) WCAG
System Software
1 6 (2.82%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.88%) Firmware
3 2 (0.94%) NFS
4 1 (0.47%) Docker
4 1 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.47%) vSphere
4 1 (0.47%) Samba
Systems Management
1 10 (4.69%) Puppet
2 8 (3.76%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.94%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.47%) Ansible
4 1 (0.47%) Cacti
4 1 (0.47%) Munin
4 1 (0.47%) Nagios
Vendors
1 11 (5.16%) Adobe
2 10 (4.69%) Talend
3 7 (3.29%) Appcelerator
3 7 (3.29%) Zend
3 7 (3.29%) HP
4 6 (2.82%) Google
5 5 (2.35%) Oracle
5 5 (2.35%) Microsoft
5 5 (2.35%) Cisco
6 4 (1.88%) ProCurve
6 4 (1.88%) Aruba
6 4 (1.88%) Ruckus Wireless
6 4 (1.88%) Meru Networks
7 3 (1.41%) HubSpot
7 3 (1.41%) Sybase
7 3 (1.41%) Red Hat
7 3 (1.41%) Dell
7 3 (1.41%) IBM
8 2 (0.94%) Hyland
8 2 (0.94%) VMware
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
FPSG Connect
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: 15 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Net Talent
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Change Recruitment Group
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 23 hours ago
Dundee, Angus
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £40k plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £38000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000 - £32000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Aberdeen
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Fantastic Holiday Allowance
Posted: 9 days ago
Glasgow
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Galashiels
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £22000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Edinburgh
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Cathcart Asssociates
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Cathcart Associates
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago