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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 59 60 52
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -8
Permanent jobs citing PHP 112 121 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 3.61% 3.48% 3.99%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.86% 6.41% 7.43%
Number of salaries quoted 81 97 73
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £30,000 £24,600
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £46,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
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
1632 1889 1562
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 52.58% 54.39% 53.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1080 1255 984
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

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 4 March 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 4 March 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 +23 52 £35,000 -12.50% 13
Edinburgh -4 45 £45,000 +28.57% 8
Stirling -6 4 - -
Aberdeen +1 3 £37,500 +4.16%
Scottish Borders - 3 £24,208 -
Dundee 0 2 £37,500 -2.59% 1
West Lothian - 1 £30,000 -
Dumfries and Galloway - 1 - -
PHP
UK

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 4 March 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.

1 138 (62.44%) JavaScript
2 126 (57.01%) HTML
3 120 (54.30%) CSS
4 83 (37.56%) MySQL
4 83 (37.56%) Linux
5 74 (33.48%) Agile Software Development
6 67 (30.32%) Python
7 63 (28.51%) OO
8 57 (25.79%) Java
9 55 (24.89%) jQuery
10 54 (24.43%) TDD
11 48 (21.72%) Drupal
12 46 (20.81%) Open Source
13 43 (19.46%) Finance
14 42 (19.00%) HTML5
15 38 (17.19%) Continuous Integration
16 37 (16.74%) Ruby
16 37 (16.74%) MVC
17 36 (16.29%) Git (software)
18 33 (14.93%) SQL
19 30 (13.57%) CMS
19 30 (13.57%) Web Development
20 29 (13.12%) WordPress
21 28 (12.67%) Degree
22 27 (12.22%) Apache
23 26 (11.76%) Spring
23 26 (11.76%) Hibernate
24 25 (11.31%) LAMP
24 25 (11.31%) Software Engineering
24 25 (11.31%) Perl

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 48 (21.72%) Drupal
2 30 (13.57%) CMS
3 29 (13.12%) WordPress
4 27 (12.22%) Apache
5 18 (8.14%) JBoss
6 13 (5.88%) Node.js
7 9 (4.07%) Tomcat
8 7 (3.17%) ExpressionEngine
8 7 (3.17%) Alfresco
8 7 (3.17%) Mule
8 7 (3.17%) SugarCRM
9 6 (2.71%) Joomla!
10 4 (1.81%) IIS
10 4 (1.81%) Moodle
10 4 (1.81%) nginx
11 3 (1.36%) Adobe CQ
12 2 (0.90%) Umbraco
13 1 (0.45%) WebSphere
13 1 (0.45%) ColdFusion
13 1 (0.45%) ColdFusion MX
Applications
1 5 (2.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (0.90%) MS Office
2 2 (0.90%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.90%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.45%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 12 (5.43%) Magento
2 6 (2.71%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.17%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.36%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (1.36%) SaaS
3 2 (0.90%) Trello
3 2 (0.90%) Route 53
3 2 (0.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.90%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (0.45%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.98%) DNS
2 8 (3.62%) TCP/IP
3 4 (1.81%) DHCP
3 4 (1.81%) HTTP
3 4 (1.81%) Intranet
3 4 (1.81%) Wireless
4 3 (1.36%) Firewall
4 3 (1.36%) SSL
4 3 (1.36%) SMS
4 3 (1.36%) SMTP
5 2 (0.90%) LDAP
6 1 (0.45%) VLAN
6 1 (0.45%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.45%) iSCSI
6 1 (0.45%) VPN
6 1 (0.45%) Internet
6 1 (0.45%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (37.56%) MySQL
2 24 (10.86%) NoSQL
3 23 (10.41%) Big Data
4 22 (9.95%) MongoDB
5 19 (8.60%) PostgreSQL
6 18 (8.14%) Hadoop
7 17 (7.69%) Pentaho
7 17 (7.69%) Relational Database
8 15 (6.79%) Apache Cassandra
8 15 (6.79%) SQL Server
9 7 (3.17%) Apache Hive
10 6 (2.71%) RDBMS
11 4 (1.81%) Oracle Database
12 3 (1.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 2 (0.90%) Sybase ASE
14 1 (0.45%) Data Warehouse
14 1 (0.45%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 36 (16.29%) Git (software)
2 21 (9.50%) Maven
3 16 (7.24%) Talend Open Studio
3 16 (7.24%) Jenkins
4 10 (4.52%) Subversion
5 9 (4.07%) Mercurial
6 8 (3.62%) JUnit
6 8 (3.62%) Mockito
7 7 (3.17%) Gradle
7 7 (3.17%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 7 (3.17%) TestNG
7 7 (3.17%) Eclipse
8 6 (2.71%) Selenium
9 4 (1.81%) Visual Studio
9 4 (1.81%) ClearCase
9 4 (1.81%) LoadRunner
9 4 (1.81%) Jasmine
10 3 (1.36%) Hudson
10 3 (1.36%) Ant
11 2 (0.90%) Xcode
General
1 43 (19.46%) Finance
2 24 (10.86%) Games
3 20 (9.05%) Banking
4 18 (8.14%) Telecoms
5 16 (7.24%) Marketing
6 7 (3.17%) Retail
6 7 (3.17%) Aerospace
7 4 (1.81%) Advertising
8 3 (1.36%) Local Government
8 3 (1.36%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.90%) Music Industry
10 1 (0.45%) German Language
10 1 (0.45%) Electronics
10 1 (0.45%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 179 (81.00%) Developer
2 60 (27.15%) PHP Developer
3 34 (15.38%) Web Developer
4 25 (11.31%) Python Developer
5 21 (9.50%) Senior Developer
6 17 (7.69%) Java Developer
7 13 (5.88%) Lead Developer
8 10 (4.52%) Software Developer
8 10 (4.52%) Junior
8 10 (4.52%) Drupal Developer
9 8 (3.62%) Software Engineer
10 7 (3.17%) Front-End Developer
10 7 (3.17%) PHP Web Developer
10 7 (3.17%) Junior Developer
11 6 (2.71%) Analyst
11 6 (2.71%) Lead PHP Developer
12 5 (2.26%) Senior Software Developer
13 4 (1.81%) Systems Administrator
13 4 (1.81%) Administrator
13 4 (1.81%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 126 (57.01%) HTML
2 120 (54.30%) CSS
3 55 (24.89%) jQuery
4 42 (19.00%) HTML5
5 26 (11.76%) Spring
5 26 (11.76%) Hibernate
6 25 (11.31%) LAMP
6 25 (11.31%) CSS3
7 23 (10.41%) .NET
7 23 (10.41%) XML
8 21 (9.50%) Ajax
9 19 (8.60%) Web Services
10 16 (7.24%) AngularJS
11 15 (6.79%) Middleware
12 14 (6.33%) ASP.NET
12 14 (6.33%) Flash
13 12 (5.43%) REST
14 11 (4.98%) Symfony
14 11 (4.98%) XHTML
15 8 (3.62%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 46 (20.81%) Open Source
2 18 (8.14%) Data Integration
3 17 (7.69%) Mobile App
4 13 (5.88%) Computer Science
5 8 (3.62%) Digital Media
6 7 (3.17%) Social Media
7 4 (1.81%) N-Tier
7 4 (1.81%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.81%) Graphic Design
7 4 (1.81%) Photography
8 3 (1.36%) FMCG
8 3 (1.36%) VLE
9 2 (0.90%) Equities
9 2 (0.90%) Blog
9 2 (0.90%) User Experience
9 2 (0.90%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (0.90%) Xbox
9 2 (0.90%) Social Gaming
10 1 (0.45%) Health Informatics
10 1 (0.45%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 83 (37.56%) Linux
2 11 (4.98%) Android
2 11 (4.98%) Windows
3 10 (4.52%) Apple iOS
4 7 (3.17%) UNIX
5 6 (2.71%) Ubuntu
6 4 (1.81%) CentOS
7 2 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.45%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.45%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.45%) HPUX
8 1 (0.45%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (33.48%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (28.51%) OO
3 54 (24.43%) TDD
4 38 (17.19%) Continuous Integration
5 37 (16.74%) MVC
6 30 (13.57%) Web Development
7 25 (11.31%) Software Engineering
8 24 (10.86%) Multithreading
9 20 (9.05%) E-Commerce
10 16 (7.24%) MapReduce
11 14 (6.33%) DevOps
12 13 (5.88%) Analytics
12 13 (5.88%) OOP
13 11 (4.98%) OO PHP
13 11 (4.98%) SEO
13 11 (4.98%) Project Management
14 10 (4.52%) Scrum
14 10 (4.52%) Content Management
15 7 (3.17%) Android Development
15 7 (3.17%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 138 (62.44%) JavaScript
2 67 (30.32%) Python
3 57 (25.79%) Java
4 37 (16.74%) Ruby
5 33 (14.93%) SQL
6 25 (11.31%) Perl
7 21 (9.50%) C#
8 16 (7.24%) PHP5
8 16 (7.24%) C++
9 7 (3.17%) Bash Shell
9 7 (3.17%) T-SQL
10 5 (2.26%) VB.NET
10 5 (2.26%) VBScript
11 2 (0.90%) Objective-C
11 2 (0.90%) Jython
12 1 (0.45%) VB6
12 1 (0.45%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.45%) C
12 1 (0.45%) VBA
12 1 (0.45%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (12.67%) Degree
2 4 (1.81%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (1.81%) CCNA
2 4 (1.81%) CWNA
3 3 (1.36%) VCP4
4 1 (0.45%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.45%) WCAG
1 1 (0.45%) HL7
System Software
1 6 (2.71%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.81%) NFS
2 4 (1.81%) Firmware
3 3 (1.36%) Docker
4 1 (0.45%) vSphere
4 1 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.45%) Samba
Systems Management
1 12 (5.43%) Puppet
2 8 (3.62%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.36%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 16 (7.24%) Talend
2 10 (4.52%) Adobe
3 8 (3.62%) HP
3 8 (3.62%) Zend
4 7 (3.17%) Appcelerator
4 7 (3.17%) Microsoft
5 6 (2.71%) Oracle
5 6 (2.71%) Google
6 5 (2.26%) Cisco
6 5 (2.26%) Red Hat
7 4 (1.81%) ProCurve
7 4 (1.81%) Ruckus Wireless
7 4 (1.81%) Meru Networks
7 4 (1.81%) Aruba
8 3 (1.36%) HubSpot
8 3 (1.36%) Hyland
8 3 (1.36%) IBM
8 3 (1.36%) Sybase
9 2 (0.90%) Twitter
9 2 (0.90%) Rackspace
Glasgow
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £34000.00 - £41000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Search Consultancy
Posted: 19 hours ago
Dundee, Angus
Entrust People Ltd
Salary: Unspecified £Excellent
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £200,000 per annum No Tax, Relocation, Benefits, Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £200,000 per annum No Tax, Relocation, Benefits, Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Premier IT
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Damia Group.
Salary: From £26,000 to £40,000 per annum plus pension, profit plan, share sch
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
CGI
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Edinburgh
Recruitment Genius
Posted: 7 days ago
Glasgow
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Glasgow
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
CGI
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
CGI
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Edinburgh
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago