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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 78 45 86
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +41
Permanent jobs citing PHP 99 148 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.73% 4.78% 2.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.10% 8.81% 4.46%
Number of salaries quoted 71 114 59
Average salary £32,500 £33,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.51% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,700 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £47,500 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+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
1941 1680 1681
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 53.50% 54.32% 52.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1250 1109 1122
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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 +14 48 £32,500 -7.14% 5
Edinburgh -37 32 £35,000 -2.77% 8
Dundee -4 8 £33,250 +10.83%
Aberdeen +11 4 £30,500 -10.94%
Fife -2 3 £22,000 +4.76%
West Lothian - 1 £22,500 -
PHP
UK

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

1 143 (61.90%) JavaScript
2 121 (52.38%) HTML
3 110 (47.62%) CSS
4 109 (47.19%) MySQL
5 104 (45.02%) Linux
6 103 (44.59%) Java
7 83 (35.93%) OO
8 67 (29.00%) jQuery
9 66 (28.57%) Apache
10 64 (27.71%) Python
11 60 (25.97%) Agile Software Development
12 57 (24.68%) OOP
13 56 (24.24%) Open Source
14 55 (23.81%) MVC
14 55 (23.81%) Ruby
15 51 (22.08%) HTML5
16 49 (21.21%) Web Development
17 45 (19.48%) Drupal
18 41 (17.75%) Spring
18 41 (17.75%) Hibernate
19 37 (16.02%) SQL
19 37 (16.02%) Software Engineering
20 36 (15.58%) CSS3
21 35 (15.15%) TDD
22 33 (14.29%) Degree
23 32 (13.85%) Git (software)
24 31 (13.42%) Subversion
25 30 (12.99%) XML
25 30 (12.99%) Relational Database
26 28 (12.12%) JBoss

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 66 (28.57%) Apache
2 45 (19.48%) Drupal
3 26 (11.26%) CMS
4 17 (7.36%) Joomla!
5 16 (6.93%) Tomcat
6 14 (6.06%) Node.js
7 13 (5.63%) WordPress
8 7 (3.03%) Alfresco
8 7 (3.03%) SugarCRM
9 6 (2.60%) nginx
10 4 (1.73%) Mule
11 3 (1.30%) OpenStack
12 2 (0.87%) Umbraco
12 2 (0.87%) ColdFusion MX
12 2 (0.87%) IIS
12 2 (0.87%) ColdFusion
13 1 (0.43%) TeamSite
13 1 (0.43%) Apache Solr
13 1 (0.43%) Sitecore CMS
13 1 (0.43%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 10 (4.33%) Photoshop
2 5 (2.16%) Fireworks
3 4 (1.73%) MS Office
3 4 (1.73%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (2.16%) Magento
2 2 (0.87%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.43%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
1 7 (3.03%) Amazon EC2
1 7 (3.03%) SaaS
2 4 (1.73%) Trello
3 3 (1.30%) Amazon S3
3 3 (1.30%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.87%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (0.87%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.60%) HTTP
2 5 (2.16%) DNS
2 5 (2.16%) Internet
3 4 (1.73%) Intranet
3 4 (1.73%) Asterisk PBX
4 3 (1.30%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.30%) SMTP
5 2 (0.87%) VoIP
5 2 (0.87%) Broadband
5 2 (0.87%) PBX
5 2 (0.87%) Extranet
5 2 (0.87%) Firewall
6 1 (0.43%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.43%) Network Security
6 1 (0.43%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.43%) SMS
6 1 (0.43%) LAN
6 1 (0.43%) WAN
6 1 (0.43%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.43%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (47.19%) MySQL
2 30 (12.99%) Relational Database
3 25 (10.82%) NoSQL
4 24 (10.39%) Big Data
5 21 (9.09%) MongoDB
6 20 (8.66%) PostgreSQL
7 15 (6.49%) Pentaho
8 14 (6.06%) SQL Server
8 14 (6.06%) Apache Cassandra
8 14 (6.06%) Oracle Database
9 13 (5.63%) RDBMS
10 12 (5.19%) Hadoop
11 6 (2.60%) Apache Hive
12 2 (0.87%) Sybase ASE
12 2 (0.87%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (0.87%) HBase
13 1 (0.43%) Crystal Reports
13 1 (0.43%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 32 (13.85%) Git (software)
2 31 (13.42%) Subversion
3 11 (4.76%) Maven
4 9 (3.90%) Selenium
5 8 (3.46%) Talend Open Studio
5 8 (3.46%) Mercurial
5 8 (3.46%) Dreamweaver
5 8 (3.46%) Jenkins
6 7 (3.03%) Jasmine
7 5 (2.16%) Cucumber
8 3 (1.30%) Ant
8 3 (1.30%) Xcode
8 3 (1.30%) PHPUnit
9 2 (0.87%) Mockito
9 2 (0.87%) CruiseControl
9 2 (0.87%) Hudson
10 1 (0.43%) Appcelerator Titanium
10 1 (0.43%) Behat
10 1 (0.43%) Grunt
General
1 21 (9.09%) Games
2 17 (7.36%) Marketing
3 13 (5.63%) Finance
4 8 (3.46%) French Language
5 6 (2.60%) German Language
6 5 (2.16%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.73%) Aerospace
8 3 (1.30%) Banking
8 3 (1.30%) Music Industry
9 2 (0.87%) Local Government
10 1 (0.43%) Electronics
10 1 (0.43%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.43%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 177 (76.62%) Developer
2 44 (19.05%) PHP Developer
3 31 (13.42%) Web Developer
4 28 (12.12%) Software Developer
5 27 (11.69%) Senior Developer
6 18 (7.79%) Software Engineer
7 17 (7.36%) Java Developer
8 13 (5.63%) Junior
8 13 (5.63%) UI Developer
8 13 (5.63%) UI Programmer
9 11 (4.76%) Front-End Developer
10 10 (4.33%) Graduate
10 10 (4.33%) Junior Developer
11 9 (3.90%) Senior Software Developer
12 8 (3.46%) Applications Developer
12 8 (3.46%) Senior PHP Developer
13 7 (3.03%) Drupal Developer
13 7 (3.03%) QA Engineer
13 7 (3.03%) Server Engineer
14 6 (2.60%) Graduate Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (52.38%) HTML
2 110 (47.62%) CSS
3 67 (29.00%) jQuery
4 51 (22.08%) HTML5
5 41 (17.75%) Hibernate
5 41 (17.75%) Spring
6 36 (15.58%) CSS3
7 30 (12.99%) XML
8 26 (11.26%) .NET
9 22 (9.52%) AngularJS
10 19 (8.23%) Backbone.js
10 19 (8.23%) JSON
11 17 (7.36%) Symfony
11 17 (7.36%) SOAP
12 16 (6.93%) LAMP
13 15 (6.49%) XHTML
13 15 (6.49%) Web Services
13 15 (6.49%) Sass
14 13 (5.63%) CodeIgniter
15 12 (5.19%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 56 (24.24%) Open Source
2 16 (6.93%) Data Integration
3 15 (6.49%) Computer Science
4 14 (6.06%) Graphic Design
5 13 (5.63%) Digital Media
6 10 (4.33%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (3.90%) User Experience
7 9 (3.90%) Mobile App
8 7 (3.03%) Social Media
9 6 (2.60%) Social Gaming
9 6 (2.60%) GIS
9 6 (2.60%) Mobile Games
10 5 (2.16%) Web 2.0
10 5 (2.16%) Online Games
11 4 (1.73%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (1.73%) Replication
11 4 (1.73%) E-Learning
12 3 (1.30%) Mathematics
12 3 (1.30%) Physics
13 2 (0.87%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 104 (45.02%) Linux
2 25 (10.82%) UNIX
3 16 (6.93%) Android
3 16 (6.93%) Apple iOS
4 15 (6.49%) Windows
5 12 (5.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (3.03%) CentOS
6 7 (3.03%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.87%) NetWare
8 1 (0.43%) Debian
8 1 (0.43%) Solaris
8 1 (0.43%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (35.93%) OO
2 60 (25.97%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (24.68%) OOP
4 55 (23.81%) MVC
5 49 (21.21%) Web Development
6 37 (16.02%) Software Engineering
7 35 (15.15%) TDD
8 25 (10.82%) E-Commerce
9 18 (7.79%) Scrum
10 14 (6.06%) Android Development
10 14 (6.06%) iOS Development
10 14 (6.06%) OO PHP
11 13 (5.63%) Continuous Integration
12 11 (4.76%) BDD
12 11 (4.76%) Web Design
13 10 (4.33%) Content Management
13 10 (4.33%) OOD
13 10 (4.33%) MapReduce
13 10 (4.33%) Responsive Web Design
14 8 (3.46%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 143 (61.90%) JavaScript
2 103 (44.59%) Java
3 64 (27.71%) Python
4 55 (23.81%) Ruby
5 37 (16.02%) SQL
6 26 (11.26%) C++
7 22 (9.52%) C#
7 22 (9.52%) Perl
8 13 (5.63%) PHP5
9 11 (4.76%) Jython
10 10 (4.33%) Bash Shell
11 9 (3.90%) C
11 9 (3.90%) T-SQL
12 5 (2.16%) Shell Script
13 4 (1.73%) Objective-C
14 2 (0.87%) AWK
14 2 (0.87%) VB.NET
14 2 (0.87%) VBScript
14 2 (0.87%) Groovy
15 1 (0.43%) VB
Qualifications
1 33 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (0.43%) HND
2 1 (0.43%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (0.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.43%) Gluster
2 1 (0.43%) KVM
2 1 (0.43%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.43%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 13 (5.63%) Puppet
2 12 (5.19%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.87%) Ansible
3 2 (0.87%) Nagios
4 1 (0.43%) Cacti
4 1 (0.43%) Ganglia
4 1 (0.43%) Munin
4 1 (0.43%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.43%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.43%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 28 (12.12%) JBoss
2 19 (8.23%) Zend
3 14 (6.06%) Adobe
3 14 (6.06%) Oracle
4 12 (5.19%) Twitter
5 10 (4.33%) Facebook
6 9 (3.90%) Red Hat
7 8 (3.46%) Talend
8 7 (3.03%) Microsoft
8 7 (3.03%) Sybase
9 6 (2.60%) VMware
9 6 (2.60%) Google
10 4 (1.73%) Dell
11 2 (0.87%) Novell
11 2 (0.87%) Jaspersoft
12 1 (0.43%) HubSpot
12 1 (0.43%) Cyber-Ark
12 1 (0.43%) Xamarin
12 1 (0.43%) Barracuda Networks
12 1 (0.43%) Sitecore
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