The table below looks at the statistics for PHP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 68 73 76
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +3
Permanent jobs citing PHP 99 96 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 3.46% 3.05% 2.89%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.94% 5.84% 5.68%
Number of salaries quoted 70 76 91
Median salary £39,500 £35,750 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.48% +5.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,750 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
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
1427 1643 2059
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 49.81% 52.18% 50.88%
Number of salaries quoted 837 1027 1409
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,000 £39,250
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +1.91%

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland region citing PHP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 May 2016.

PHP Salary Histogram in Scotland

PHP
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PHP within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 3 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh 0 42 £38,750 +15.67% 7
Stirling +18 28 £50,000 +43.88% 1
Glasgow -25 23 £33,500 -9.45% 7
Dundee +8 3 £35,000 -6.66% 2
PHP
UK

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, IT jobs citing PHP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for PHP.

1 116 (62.70%) JavaScript
1 116 (62.70%) CSS
2 115 (62.16%) HTML
3 66 (35.68%) Agile Software Development
4 65 (35.14%) Web Development
5 60 (32.43%) HTML5
6 57 (30.81%) CSS3
7 54 (29.19%) OO
8 52 (28.11%) Java
9 50 (27.03%) Degree
10 47 (25.41%) Subversion
11 43 (23.24%) Sass
12 41 (22.16%) TDD
12 41 (22.16%) MySQL
13 38 (20.54%) Drupal
14 36 (19.46%) Git (software)
15 35 (18.92%) BDD
15 35 (18.92%) Analytical Skills
16 34 (18.38%) Open Source
17 33 (17.84%) Symfony
17 33 (17.84%) Eclipse
17 33 (17.84%) Adobe
18 32 (17.30%) Scrum
18 32 (17.30%) Computer Science
19 31 (16.76%) SQL
20 30 (16.22%) Ajax
21 29 (15.68%) Unit Testing
21 29 (15.68%) Adobe Experience Manager
21 29 (15.68%) AngularJS
22 28 (15.14%) XML

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 38 (20.54%) Drupal
2 29 (15.68%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 25 (13.51%) CMS
4 20 (10.81%) Joomla!
5 19 (10.27%) Apache
6 12 (6.49%) Moodle
6 12 (6.49%) WordPress
7 4 (2.16%) Node.js
8 3 (1.62%) nginx
8 3 (1.62%) Umbraco
9 2 (1.08%) Alfresco
9 2 (1.08%) JBoss
9 2 (1.08%) Mule
9 2 (1.08%) SugarCRM
9 2 (1.08%) Tomcat
9 2 (1.08%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.54%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.54%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.54%) SilverStripe
10 1 (0.54%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 4 (2.16%) Photoshop
2 3 (1.62%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.54%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.54%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.54%) MS Office
3 1 (0.54%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 19 (10.27%) osCommerce
2 8 (4.32%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.16%) SaaS
2 3 (1.62%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.08%) GitHub
3 2 (1.08%) Heroku
4 1 (0.54%) AdWords
4 1 (0.54%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.49%) Internet
2 1 (0.54%) SSH
2 1 (0.54%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (22.16%) MySQL
2 27 (14.59%) Relational Database
3 15 (8.11%) PostgreSQL
4 11 (5.95%) SQL Server
5 7 (3.78%) MongoDB
6 5 (2.70%) Apache Cassandra
6 5 (2.70%) NoSQL
6 5 (2.70%) Redis
7 4 (2.16%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (1.62%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.08%) Apache Hive
9 2 (1.08%) Big Data
9 2 (1.08%) Hadoop
9 2 (1.08%) Pentaho
10 1 (0.54%) CouchDB
10 1 (0.54%) GIS
10 1 (0.54%) Neo4j
10 1 (0.54%) QGIS
10 1 (0.54%) Riak
Development Applications
1 47 (25.41%) Subversion
2 36 (19.46%) Git (software)
3 33 (17.84%) Eclipse
4 10 (5.41%) Xcode
5 7 (3.78%) Xdebug
6 6 (3.24%) Mercurial
7 5 (2.70%) JIRA
8 3 (1.62%) Gradle
8 3 (1.62%) Jenkins
8 3 (1.62%) JUnit
8 3 (1.62%) Maven
8 3 (1.62%) Mockito
8 3 (1.62%) TestNG
9 2 (1.08%) Grunt
9 2 (1.08%) RSpec
9 2 (1.08%) Talend Open Studio
9 2 (1.08%) Travis CI
10 1 (0.54%) Selenium
10 1 (0.54%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.54%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (4.86%) Finance
2 6 (3.24%) Marketing
3 5 (2.70%) Banking
4 3 (1.62%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.08%) Advertising
5 2 (1.08%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.54%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.54%) Games
6 1 (0.54%) Local Government
6 1 (0.54%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.54%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 165 (89.19%) Developer
2 57 (30.81%) PHP Developer
3 50 (27.03%) Web Developer
4 25 (13.51%) Senior Developer
5 22 (11.89%) Java Developer
6 17 (9.19%) Senior PHP Developer
7 16 (8.65%) JavaScript Developer
8 14 (7.57%) Applications Developer
9 12 (6.49%) iOS Developer
9 12 (6.49%) Mobile Developer
10 11 (5.95%) e-Learning Developer
10 11 (5.95%) Lead Developer
10 11 (5.95%) Lead PHP Developer
10 11 (5.95%) Mobile Applications Developer
10 11 (5.95%) Software Developer
11 9 (4.86%) Java Web Developer
12 7 (3.78%) Android Developer
12 7 (3.78%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 7 (3.78%) PHP Symfony Developer
12 7 (3.78%) Symfony Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (62.70%) CSS
2 115 (62.16%) HTML
3 60 (32.43%) HTML5
4 57 (30.81%) CSS3
5 43 (23.24%) Sass
6 33 (17.84%) Symfony
7 30 (16.22%) Ajax
8 29 (15.68%) AngularJS
9 28 (15.14%) XML
10 25 (13.51%) jQuery
10 25 (13.51%) LAMP
11 24 (12.97%) JSON
12 23 (12.43%) Web Services
13 22 (11.89%) .NET
14 20 (10.81%) JSP
15 19 (10.27%) REST
16 18 (9.73%) JSTL
17 14 (7.57%) PhoneGap
18 13 (7.03%) CodeIgniter
18 13 (7.03%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 35 (18.92%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (17.30%) Computer Science
3 24 (12.97%) Mobile App
4 19 (10.27%) Wiki
5 11 (5.95%) e-Learning
5 11 (5.95%) VLE
6 9 (4.86%) User Experience
7 3 (1.62%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.08%) Blog
8 2 (1.08%) Data Integration
8 2 (1.08%) Physics
9 1 (0.54%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.54%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.54%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.54%) Remote Sensing
9 1 (0.54%) Social Media
9 1 (0.54%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 28 (15.14%) Linux
2 21 (11.35%) Apple iOS
2 21 (11.35%) Ubuntu
3 18 (9.73%) Windows
4 17 (9.19%) Android
5 4 (2.16%) Unix
6 1 (0.54%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (35.68%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (35.14%) Web Development
3 54 (29.19%) OO
4 41 (22.16%) TDD
5 35 (18.92%) BDD
6 34 (18.38%) Open Source
7 32 (17.30%) Scrum
8 29 (15.68%) Unit Testing
9 28 (15.14%) MVC
10 17 (9.19%) E-Commerce
11 15 (8.11%) Web Design
12 12 (6.49%) iOS Development
12 12 (6.49%) Mentoring
13 11 (5.95%) OO PHP
14 10 (5.41%) SDLC
14 10 (5.41%) Software Engineering
15 9 (4.86%) Project Management
16 8 (4.32%) Android Development
16 8 (4.32%) Front End Development
17 6 (3.24%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 116 (62.70%) JavaScript
2 52 (28.11%) Java
3 31 (16.76%) SQL
4 28 (15.14%) Python
5 26 (14.05%) C#
6 15 (8.11%) Ruby
7 12 (6.49%) Apple Swift
8 8 (4.32%) C++
8 8 (4.32%) Perl
9 6 (3.24%) PL/SQL
10 4 (2.16%) Delphi
10 4 (2.16%) Objective-C
10 4 (2.16%) T-SQL
10 4 (2.16%) VB.NET
11 3 (1.62%) Bash Shell
11 3 (1.62%) C
12 2 (1.08%) VB
13 1 (0.54%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.54%) R
13 1 (0.54%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 50 (27.03%) Degree
2 3 (1.62%) HND
System Software
1 6 (3.24%) Varnish
2 2 (1.08%) Docker
3 1 (0.54%) iptables
3 1 (0.54%) NFS
3 1 (0.54%) Postfix
3 1 (0.54%) Samba
Systems Management
1 5 (2.70%) HAProxy
1 5 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.54%) Ansible
2 1 (0.54%) Nagios
2 1 (0.54%) Puppet
2 1 (0.54%) yum
Vendors
1 33 (17.84%) Adobe
2 22 (11.89%) Google
3 21 (11.35%) Facebook
4 19 (10.27%) Zend
5 9 (4.86%) Atlassian
5 9 (4.86%) Oracle
6 6 (3.24%) Microsoft
7 3 (1.62%) Twitter
8 2 (1.08%) Talend
9 1 (0.54%) Alterian
9 1 (0.54%) Appcelerator
9 1 (0.54%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.54%) VMware
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