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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 58 69 52
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -17
Permanent jobs citing PHP 119 120 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 3.77% 3.30% 4.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.48% 5.99% 7.54%
Number of salaries quoted 74 80 121
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,784 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,800 £46,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
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
1590 2002 1791
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 50.33% 54.98% 55.55%
Number of salaries quoted 993 1325 1175
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £29,120 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 3 August 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 3 August 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 +14 64 £35,000 - 4
Glasgow -7 32 £32,500 -7.14% 5
Dundee -4 5 £36,500 +4.28% 1
Stirling - 5 - -
Midlothian - 5 - -
Fife +5 4 £32,000 -
South Ayrshire - 3 £34,000 -
Renfrewshire - 1 £35,000 -
PHP
UK

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 August 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.

1 129 (60.28%) JavaScript
2 114 (53.27%) HTML
3 108 (50.47%) CSS
4 82 (38.32%) Linux
5 75 (35.05%) Java
6 74 (34.58%) MySQL
7 73 (34.11%) Agile Software Development
8 57 (26.64%) Python
9 54 (25.23%) TDD
10 53 (24.77%) jQuery
11 50 (23.36%) Open Source
12 49 (22.90%) SQL
13 42 (19.63%) Continuous Integration
14 38 (17.76%) .NET
15 36 (16.82%) Finance
16 35 (16.36%) HTML5
17 34 (15.89%) MVC
17 34 (15.89%) OO
18 33 (15.42%) Degree
18 33 (15.42%) CSS3
19 32 (14.95%) Apache
20 30 (14.02%) Ruby
20 30 (14.02%) MongoDB
21 29 (13.55%) Web Development
21 29 (13.55%) Perl
21 29 (13.55%) CMS
22 28 (13.08%) E-Commerce
23 27 (12.62%) Web Services
23 27 (12.62%) Spring
24 26 (12.15%) Banking

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 32 (14.95%) Apache
2 29 (13.55%) CMS
3 25 (11.68%) Drupal
4 22 (10.28%) Node.js
5 13 (6.07%) WordPress
6 11 (5.14%) Tomcat
7 5 (2.34%) JBoss
7 5 (2.34%) SAS
7 5 (2.34%) Apache Pig
8 4 (1.87%) SugarCRM
8 4 (1.87%) Joomla!
8 4 (1.87%) Umbraco
8 4 (1.87%) Alfresco
8 4 (1.87%) Mule
9 3 (1.40%) SilverStripe
10 2 (0.93%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.47%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 1 (0.47%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.47%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (2.34%) SPSS
2 4 (1.87%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (1.87%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.93%) MS Office
3 2 (0.93%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.47%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.47%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 23 (10.75%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.61%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.34%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (2.34%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (2.34%) Amazon EMR
3 3 (1.40%) SaaS
4 2 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.47%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.74%) Internet
2 3 (1.40%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (34.58%) MySQL
2 30 (14.02%) MongoDB
3 26 (12.15%) PostgreSQL
4 21 (9.81%) NoSQL
4 21 (9.81%) Relational Database
5 19 (8.88%) Big Data
5 19 (8.88%) Apache Cassandra
6 14 (6.54%) Pentaho
7 12 (5.61%) Hadoop
7 12 (5.61%) SQL Server
8 11 (5.14%) RDBMS
9 9 (4.21%) Apache Hive
10 5 (2.34%) DB2
10 5 (2.34%) Mahout
10 5 (2.34%) HBase
10 5 (2.34%) Sqoop
10 5 (2.34%) Triplestore
11 3 (1.40%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 2 (0.93%) QlikView
12 2 (0.93%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 24 (11.21%) Git (software)
2 19 (8.88%) JUnit
3 14 (6.54%) Talend Open Studio
4 13 (6.07%) Subversion
5 12 (5.61%) Jenkins
6 11 (5.14%) Mockito
6 11 (5.14%) Maven
7 10 (4.67%) TestNG
8 8 (3.74%) JMeter
8 8 (3.74%) HttpUnit
8 8 (3.74%) Eclipse
8 8 (3.74%) Gradle
9 4 (1.87%) PHPUnit
9 4 (1.87%) JIRA
9 4 (1.87%) Selenium
10 3 (1.40%) Ant
10 3 (1.40%) TeamCity
10 3 (1.40%) WebDriver
11 2 (0.93%) Mercurial
11 2 (0.93%) Dreamweaver
General
1 36 (16.82%) Finance
2 26 (12.15%) Banking
3 21 (9.81%) Games
4 20 (9.35%) Telecoms
5 16 (7.48%) Marketing
6 7 (3.27%) Retail
7 4 (1.87%) Aerospace
7 4 (1.87%) Advertising
8 2 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.47%) Front Office
9 1 (0.47%) Publishing
9 1 (0.47%) Legal
9 1 (0.47%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 174 (81.31%) Developer
2 44 (20.56%) PHP Developer
3 41 (19.16%) Web Developer
4 24 (11.21%) Java Developer
4 24 (11.21%) Python Developer
5 22 (10.28%) Senior Developer
6 14 (6.54%) Software Developer
7 10 (4.67%) Front-End Developer
8 9 (4.21%) Analyst
9 8 (3.74%) Software Engineer
10 6 (2.80%) Development Manager
10 6 (2.80%) Junior
10 6 (2.80%) Java Web Developer
11 5 (2.34%) Senior Software Developer
11 5 (2.34%) Senior PHP Developer
11 5 (2.34%) Front-End Web Developer
11 5 (2.34%) Architect
11 5 (2.34%) Data Architect
11 5 (2.34%) Solutions Architect
11 5 (2.34%) Big Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (53.27%) HTML
2 108 (50.47%) CSS
3 53 (24.77%) jQuery
4 38 (17.76%) .NET
5 35 (16.36%) HTML5
6 33 (15.42%) CSS3
7 27 (12.62%) Web Services
7 27 (12.62%) Spring
8 25 (11.68%) Hibernate
9 24 (11.21%) XML
10 23 (10.75%) AngularJS
11 20 (9.35%) RESTful
12 16 (7.48%) SOAP
12 16 (7.48%) LAMP
12 16 (7.48%) Symfony
13 13 (6.07%) Ruby on Rails
13 13 (6.07%) J2EE
14 12 (5.61%) Ajax
14 12 (5.61%) Middleware
15 11 (5.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 17 (7.94%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (7.48%) User Experience
2 16 (7.48%) Mobile App
3 15 (7.01%) Computer Science
4 9 (4.21%) Data Integration
4 9 (4.21%) W3C
5 5 (2.34%) Social Media
6 4 (1.87%) Mathematics
7 3 (1.40%) Physics
7 3 (1.40%) Graphic Design
7 3 (1.40%) Algorithms
8 2 (0.93%) Digital Media
8 2 (0.93%) N-Tier
8 2 (0.93%) Data Conversion
9 1 (0.47%) Health Informatics
9 1 (0.47%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.47%) EPoS
9 1 (0.47%) Informatics
9 1 (0.47%) GIS
9 1 (0.47%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 82 (38.32%) Linux
2 13 (6.07%) UNIX
2 13 (6.07%) Windows
3 7 (3.27%) Android
3 7 (3.27%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.93%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (34.11%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (25.23%) TDD
3 50 (23.36%) Open Source
4 42 (19.63%) Continuous Integration
5 34 (15.89%) OO
5 34 (15.89%) MVC
6 29 (13.55%) Web Development
7 28 (13.08%) E-Commerce
8 23 (10.75%) Content Management
9 20 (9.35%) Multithreading
10 17 (7.94%) Software Engineering
11 16 (7.48%) OOP
12 14 (6.54%) Web Application Development
13 12 (5.61%) MapReduce
14 11 (5.14%) CRM
14 11 (5.14%) Scrum
15 10 (4.67%) Mobile First
16 8 (3.74%) Analytics
17 7 (3.27%) Enterprise Content Management
17 7 (3.27%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 129 (60.28%) JavaScript
2 75 (35.05%) Java
3 57 (26.64%) Python
4 49 (22.90%) SQL
5 30 (14.02%) Ruby
6 29 (13.55%) Perl
7 18 (8.41%) C++
8 17 (7.94%) Bash Shell
9 15 (7.01%) C#
10 11 (5.14%) PHP5
11 6 (2.80%) C
12 5 (2.34%) R
13 4 (1.87%) T-SQL
14 3 (1.40%) VBScript
14 3 (1.40%) PowerShell
14 3 (1.40%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.47%) Elixir
15 1 (0.47%) Scala
15 1 (0.47%) Erlang
15 1 (0.47%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 33 (15.42%) Degree
2 3 (1.40%) HNC
2 3 (1.40%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.61%) QA
2 4 (1.87%) WAI
2 4 (1.87%) Section 508
3 1 (0.47%) SLA
3 1 (0.47%) HL7
System Software
1 5 (2.34%) Apache Flume
2 3 (1.40%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (2.34%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.40%) Puppet
2 3 (1.40%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 24 (11.21%) Oracle
2 14 (6.54%) Talend
3 11 (5.14%) Zend
3 11 (5.14%) Alterian
4 6 (2.80%) Microsoft
4 6 (2.80%) Adobe
5 5 (2.34%) Teradata
5 5 (2.34%) Netezza
5 5 (2.34%) Cognos
5 5 (2.34%) Informatica
5 5 (2.34%) MicroStrategy
5 5 (2.34%) Greenplum
5 5 (2.34%) Vertica
6 3 (1.40%) PayPal
6 3 (1.40%) WorldPay
6 3 (1.40%) VMware
6 3 (1.40%) Hyland
7 2 (0.93%) HP
7 2 (0.93%) Twitter
8 1 (0.47%) Appcelerator
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Scotland
FanDuel
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow
The People Network
Salary: superb benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Good Career Benefits Package
Posted: 13 days ago
Glasgow
Net Talent
Salary: £30 - £50 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Glasgow
Net Talent
Posted: 18 days ago
Edinburgh
The People Network
Salary: superb benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Dundee
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25513.00 - £30434.00 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago