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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 73 68 48
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -20
Permanent jobs citing PHP 106 113 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 3.18% 3.03% 4.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.38% 5.69% 8.30%
Number of salaries quoted 73 78 112
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £23,300
10% offered a salary of more than £69,750 £42,500 £50,000
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
1661 1987 1686
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 49.82% 53.20% 55.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1017 1303 1102
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £53,050
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 +10 48 £34,000 -2.85% 8
Glasgow -13 41 £32,500 -7.14% 8
Fife - 5 £32,000 - 1
Dundee -13 4 £32,237 -7.89% 1
Aberdeen +8 2 £30,750 +0.81%
West Lothian -5 1 £60,000 +166.66%
South Ayrshire - 1 £34,000 -
Stirling - 1 - -
Midlothian - 1 - -
Renfrewshire - 1 £35,000 -
PHP
UK

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

1 125 (59.52%) JavaScript
2 112 (53.33%) HTML
3 111 (52.86%) CSS
4 84 (40.00%) Linux
5 74 (35.24%) MySQL
6 65 (30.95%) Agile Software Development
7 63 (30.00%) Java
8 51 (24.29%) SQL
8 51 (24.29%) jQuery
9 50 (23.81%) Python
10 47 (22.38%) TDD
11 43 (20.48%) Open Source
12 42 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
13 38 (18.10%) .NET
14 35 (16.67%) OO
15 34 (16.19%) Apache
15 34 (16.19%) HTML5
15 34 (16.19%) CSS3
16 33 (15.71%) E-Commerce
16 33 (15.71%) MVC
17 32 (15.24%) Perl
17 32 (15.24%) Degree
18 31 (14.76%) CMS
19 29 (13.81%) Finance
20 28 (13.33%) Web Development
21 27 (12.86%) Banking
21 27 (12.86%) Magento
22 26 (12.38%) Content Management
22 26 (12.38%) Ruby
22 26 (12.38%) Web Services

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 34 (16.19%) Apache
2 31 (14.76%) CMS
3 24 (11.43%) Drupal
4 21 (10.00%) Node.js
5 12 (5.71%) WordPress
5 12 (5.71%) Tomcat
6 5 (2.38%) SAS
6 5 (2.38%) Umbraco
6 5 (2.38%) Apache Pig
7 3 (1.43%) SilverStripe
7 3 (1.43%) Joomla!
8 2 (0.95%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.95%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.48%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.48%) nginx
9 1 (0.48%) Alfresco
9 1 (0.48%) Mule
9 1 (0.48%) Content Management Server
9 1 (0.48%) JBoss
9 1 (0.48%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 5 (2.38%) SPSS
2 3 (1.43%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (1.43%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.95%) MS Office
3 2 (0.95%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.48%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.48%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 27 (12.86%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 11 (5.24%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (2.38%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (2.38%) Amazon EMR
3 2 (0.95%) SaaS
4 1 (0.48%) Office 365
4 1 (0.48%) GitHub
4 1 (0.48%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.81%) Internet
2 3 (1.43%) Intranet
3 1 (0.48%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (35.24%) MySQL
2 23 (10.95%) PostgreSQL
2 23 (10.95%) MongoDB
3 21 (10.00%) NoSQL
4 18 (8.57%) Relational Database
5 14 (6.67%) Big Data
6 11 (5.24%) Apache Cassandra
6 11 (5.24%) SQL Server
7 10 (4.76%) RDBMS
8 8 (3.81%) Pentaho
9 7 (3.33%) Hadoop
10 6 (2.86%) Apache Hive
11 5 (2.38%) DB2
11 5 (2.38%) Mahout
11 5 (2.38%) HBase
11 5 (2.38%) Sqoop
11 5 (2.38%) Triplestore
12 3 (1.43%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 2 (0.95%) QlikView
14 1 (0.48%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 21 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 18 (8.57%) Subversion
3 14 (6.67%) JUnit
4 8 (3.81%) JMeter
4 8 (3.81%) HttpUnit
4 8 (3.81%) Talend Open Studio
5 7 (3.33%) Jenkins
6 6 (2.86%) Maven
7 5 (2.38%) TestNG
7 5 (2.38%) Mockito
8 4 (1.90%) TeamCity
8 4 (1.90%) JIRA
8 4 (1.90%) PHPUnit
9 3 (1.43%) WebDriver
9 3 (1.43%) Selenium
9 3 (1.43%) Ant
9 3 (1.43%) Eclipse
9 3 (1.43%) Gradle
10 2 (0.95%) Grunt
10 2 (0.95%) Bower
General
1 29 (13.81%) Finance
2 27 (12.86%) Banking
3 22 (10.48%) Games
4 21 (10.00%) Telecoms
5 19 (9.05%) Marketing
6 5 (2.38%) Retail
7 3 (1.43%) Advertising
8 2 (0.95%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.48%) Front Office
9 1 (0.48%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.48%) Legal
9 1 (0.48%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 168 (80.00%) Developer
2 46 (21.90%) PHP Developer
3 42 (20.00%) Web Developer
4 24 (11.43%) Python Developer
5 19 (9.05%) Senior Developer
6 16 (7.62%) Java Developer
7 12 (5.71%) Front-End Developer
8 11 (5.24%) Software Developer
9 10 (4.76%) Software Engineer
10 8 (3.81%) Junior
11 7 (3.33%) Analyst
11 7 (3.33%) Front-End Web Developer
11 7 (3.33%) Magento Developer
12 6 (2.86%) Java Web Developer
12 6 (2.86%) Junior Developer
12 6 (2.86%) Development Manager
13 5 (2.38%) Solutions Architect
13 5 (2.38%) Applications Developer
13 5 (2.38%) Architect
13 5 (2.38%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (53.33%) HTML
2 111 (52.86%) CSS
3 51 (24.29%) jQuery
4 38 (18.10%) .NET
5 34 (16.19%) HTML5
5 34 (16.19%) CSS3
6 26 (12.38%) Web Services
7 25 (11.90%) XML
8 23 (10.95%) AngularJS
9 20 (9.52%) RESTful
9 20 (9.52%) Spring
10 18 (8.57%) Hibernate
11 17 (8.10%) SOAP
12 16 (7.62%) Ruby on Rails
13 15 (7.14%) Symfony
14 14 (6.67%) LAMP
14 14 (6.67%) Ajax
14 14 (6.67%) J2EE
15 12 (5.71%) JPA
16 10 (4.76%) Express
Miscellaneous
1 20 (9.52%) User Experience
2 17 (8.10%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (8.10%) Mobile App
3 15 (7.14%) Computer Science
4 9 (4.29%) W3C
5 5 (2.38%) Mathematics
5 5 (2.38%) Social Media
6 4 (1.90%) Algorithms
7 3 (1.43%) Data Integration
7 3 (1.43%) Physics
8 2 (0.95%) 3D Graphics
8 2 (0.95%) Graphic Design
8 2 (0.95%) Data Conversion
8 2 (0.95%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.48%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.48%) Tandem
9 1 (0.48%) Cryptography
9 1 (0.48%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.48%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.48%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 84 (40.00%) Linux
2 15 (7.14%) UNIX
2 15 (7.14%) Windows
3 8 (3.81%) Android
3 8 (3.81%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.95%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.48%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (30.95%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (22.38%) TDD
3 43 (20.48%) Open Source
4 42 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 35 (16.67%) OO
6 33 (15.71%) E-Commerce
6 33 (15.71%) MVC
7 28 (13.33%) Web Development
8 26 (12.38%) Content Management
9 22 (10.48%) Multithreading
10 15 (7.14%) Web Application Development
10 15 (7.14%) Software Engineering
10 15 (7.14%) OOP
11 14 (6.67%) CRM
12 10 (4.76%) Mobile First
13 9 (4.29%) Analytics
13 9 (4.29%) Enterprise Content Management
14 8 (3.81%) Scrum
15 7 (3.33%) SEO
15 7 (3.33%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 125 (59.52%) JavaScript
2 63 (30.00%) Java
3 51 (24.29%) SQL
4 50 (23.81%) Python
5 32 (15.24%) Perl
6 26 (12.38%) Ruby
7 21 (10.00%) Bash Shell
8 17 (8.10%) C++
9 13 (6.19%) C#
10 11 (5.24%) PHP5
11 9 (4.29%) C
12 5 (2.38%) R
13 3 (1.43%) PowerShell
13 3 (1.43%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.95%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.48%) MATLAB
15 1 (0.48%) Scala
15 1 (0.48%) Elixir
15 1 (0.48%) VBScript
15 1 (0.48%) VB
Qualifications
1 32 (15.24%) Degree
2 3 (1.43%) HNC
2 3 (1.43%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.71%) QA
2 4 (1.90%) Section 508
2 4 (1.90%) WAI
3 1 (0.48%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (2.38%) Apache Flume
2 1 (0.48%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.48%) Puppet
2 1 (0.48%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 25 (11.90%) Oracle
2 14 (6.67%) Alterian
3 13 (6.19%) Zend
4 8 (3.81%) Talend
5 6 (2.86%) Adobe
6 5 (2.38%) Microsoft
6 5 (2.38%) Teradata
6 5 (2.38%) Cognos
6 5 (2.38%) Informatica
6 5 (2.38%) MicroStrategy
6 5 (2.38%) Vertica
6 5 (2.38%) Greenplum
6 5 (2.38%) Netezza
7 4 (1.90%) VMware
8 3 (1.43%) PayPal
8 3 (1.43%) WorldPay
9 2 (0.95%) Hyland
10 1 (0.48%) Appcelerator
10 1 (0.48%) HP
10 1 (0.48%) ION Trading
Edinburgh
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
FT Select
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Plus excellent benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Inverness, Highland
HighlandJobs.Net
Posted: 9 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
The People Network
Salary: superb benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
D P Connect
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
NonStop Recruitment Ltd
Salary: benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70-100k+
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Salary: £19000.00 - £21000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh
Net Talent
Salary: £30 - £50 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Glasgow
The People Network
Salary: superb benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Edinburgh
The People Network
Salary: superb benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Dundee
Bluetownonline Ltd
Posted: 8 days ago
Dunfermline
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Edinburgh
The LIST
Posted: 12 days ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago