The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Scotland region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 73 44 68
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +24
Permanent jobs citing PHP 118 153 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.91% 4.91% 2.84%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.72% 8.47% 6.06%
Number of salaries quoted 94 105 88
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £30,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +7.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,100 £22,850
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
Programming Languages Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2064 1807 1649
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 50.86% 57.94% 46.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1407 1056 1297
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,300 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
PHP
UK

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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow -6 57 £35,000 +7.69% 6
Edinburgh -49 33 £35,000 +3.70% 5
Aberdeen +1 15 £33,500 -27.17%
Dundee +6 6 £39,000 +11.42% 3
Fife +1 2 £30,750 +36.66% 2
East Lothian - 2 £19,500 - 1
Stirling -7 1 - -
PHP
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PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 168 (68.29%) JavaScript
2 163 (66.26%) HTML
3 153 (62.20%) CSS
4 123 (50.00%) MySQL
5 84 (34.15%) Linux
5 84 (34.15%) OO
6 77 (31.30%) jQuery
7 71 (28.86%) HTML5
8 70 (28.46%) Java
9 57 (23.17%) Web Development
10 55 (22.36%) Python
11 54 (21.95%) OOP
12 51 (20.73%) MVC
12 51 (20.73%) CSS3
13 48 (19.51%) Apache
14 44 (17.89%) SQL
15 43 (17.48%) Agile Software Development
16 42 (17.07%) Symfony
17 41 (16.67%) Zend
18 39 (15.85%) Degree
19 38 (15.45%) Relational Database
20 36 (14.63%) Drupal
21 35 (14.23%) TDD
21 35 (14.23%) Content Management
22 34 (13.82%) E-Commerce
23 33 (13.41%) CMS
23 33 (13.41%) LAMP
23 33 (13.41%) Ruby
24 32 (13.01%) AngularJS
25 29 (11.79%) CodeIgniter

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 48 (19.51%) Apache
2 36 (14.63%) Drupal
3 33 (13.41%) CMS
4 19 (7.72%) WordPress
5 11 (4.47%) nginx
6 10 (4.07%) SugarCRM
6 10 (4.07%) Node.js
7 8 (3.25%) Tomcat
8 7 (2.85%) Facebook Platform
9 6 (2.44%) Joomla!
9 6 (2.44%) Apache Solr
10 5 (2.03%) Elasticsearch
11 4 (1.63%) OpenStack
11 4 (1.63%) Alfresco
12 2 (0.81%) MS Exchange
12 2 (0.81%) Adobe CQ
12 2 (0.81%) IIS
13 1 (0.41%) Magnolia
13 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2013
13 1 (0.41%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 7 (2.85%) Photoshop
2 6 (2.44%) Fireworks
3 2 (0.81%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.41%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (4.88%) Magento
2 1 (0.41%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.41%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.85%) SaaS
2 5 (2.03%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (2.03%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.41%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.03%) HTTP
2 4 (1.63%) TCP/IP
2 4 (1.63%) DNS
3 3 (1.22%) SSL
3 3 (1.22%) Firewall
4 2 (0.81%) Intranet
4 2 (0.81%) Internet
4 2 (0.81%) SSH
4 2 (0.81%) VPN
4 2 (0.81%) SMTP
4 2 (0.81%) DHCP
5 1 (0.41%) FTP
5 1 (0.41%) LDAP
5 1 (0.41%) VoIP
5 1 (0.41%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.41%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.41%) Network Security
5 1 (0.41%) VSAT
5 1 (0.41%) tcpdump
5 1 (0.41%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 123 (50.00%) MySQL
2 38 (15.45%) Relational Database
3 21 (8.54%) MongoDB
4 14 (5.69%) NoSQL
5 12 (4.88%) PostgreSQL
6 9 (3.66%) Hadoop
7 8 (3.25%) Big Data
7 8 (3.25%) SQL Server
7 8 (3.25%) Apache Cassandra
8 6 (2.44%) Pentaho
9 5 (2.03%) Redis
10 4 (1.63%) RDBMS
10 4 (1.63%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 25 (10.16%) Git (software)
2 22 (8.94%) Subversion
3 10 (4.07%) Jenkins
4 8 (3.25%) Mercurial
5 7 (2.85%) Jasmine
6 6 (2.44%) Selenium
7 5 (2.03%) Maven
7 5 (2.03%) PHPUnit
7 5 (2.03%) Behat
8 4 (1.63%) Cucumber
8 4 (1.63%) Talend Open Studio
8 4 (1.63%) Ant
8 4 (1.63%) Dreamweaver
9 3 (1.22%) JSUnit
9 3 (1.22%) Mocha
9 3 (1.22%) QUnit
10 2 (0.81%) Gradle
10 2 (0.81%) JUnit
10 2 (0.81%) Eclipse
11 1 (0.41%) NUnit
General
1 21 (8.54%) Marketing
2 12 (4.88%) Finance
3 7 (2.85%) Games
4 6 (2.44%) Legal
4 6 (2.44%) Advertising
5 3 (1.22%) Multimedia
6 2 (0.81%) Back Office
7 1 (0.41%) Banking
7 1 (0.41%) Retail
7 1 (0.41%) Publishing
7 1 (0.41%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 207 (84.15%) Developer
2 74 (30.08%) PHP Developer
3 69 (28.05%) Web Developer
4 45 (18.29%) Senior Developer
5 24 (9.76%) Software Developer
6 21 (8.54%) Senior PHP Developer
7 20 (8.13%) Front-End Developer
8 11 (4.47%) PHP Web Developer
8 11 (4.47%) Software Engineer
8 11 (4.47%) Java Developer
9 8 (3.25%) Administrator
10 7 (2.85%) Senior Software Developer
10 7 (2.85%) PHP MySQL Developer
11 6 (2.44%) Front-End Web Developer
11 6 (2.44%) Senior Web Developer
11 6 (2.44%) Architect
12 5 (2.03%) Junior
12 5 (2.03%) Database Developer
12 5 (2.03%) MySQL Developer
12 5 (2.03%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 163 (66.26%) HTML
2 153 (62.20%) CSS
3 77 (31.30%) jQuery
4 71 (28.86%) HTML5
5 51 (20.73%) CSS3
6 42 (17.07%) Symfony
7 33 (13.41%) LAMP
8 32 (13.01%) AngularJS
9 29 (11.79%) CodeIgniter
10 22 (8.94%) XML
10 22 (8.94%) Sass
11 20 (8.13%) Web Services
11 20 (8.13%) Ajax
12 17 (6.91%) Ember.js
13 16 (6.50%) JSON
14 15 (6.10%) Hibernate
14 15 (6.10%) Spring
14 15 (6.10%) .NET
15 12 (4.88%) XHTML
16 11 (4.47%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 27 (10.98%) Open Source
2 19 (7.72%) Computer Science
3 9 (3.66%) Data Integration
3 9 (3.66%) Mobile App
4 8 (3.25%) Social Media
5 7 (2.85%) PDA
6 6 (2.44%) Digital Media
7 5 (2.03%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.63%) GIS
8 4 (1.63%) Web 2.0
9 3 (1.22%) Graphic Design
9 3 (1.22%) BBC
9 3 (1.22%) W3C
9 3 (1.22%) Interactive TV
10 2 (0.81%) Streaming Video
10 2 (0.81%) E-Learning
10 2 (0.81%) VLE
11 1 (0.41%) PKI
11 1 (0.41%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.41%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 84 (34.15%) Linux
2 13 (5.28%) UNIX
2 13 (5.28%) Windows
3 11 (4.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (4.07%) Android
5 9 (3.66%) Apple iOS
6 4 (1.63%) CentOS
7 3 (1.22%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.81%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.81%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.41%) Debian
9 1 (0.41%) Fedora
9 1 (0.41%) NetWare
9 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.41%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (34.15%) OO
2 57 (23.17%) Web Development
3 54 (21.95%) OOP
4 51 (20.73%) MVC
5 43 (17.48%) Agile Software Development
6 35 (14.23%) TDD
6 35 (14.23%) Content Management
7 34 (13.82%) E-Commerce
8 24 (9.76%) OO PHP
9 22 (8.94%) Software Engineering
10 21 (8.54%) Responsive Web Design
11 17 (6.91%) Continuous Integration
11 17 (6.91%) Scrum
12 16 (6.50%) Web Design
13 14 (5.69%) Refactoring
13 14 (5.69%) BDD
14 11 (4.47%) Software Testing
15 9 (3.66%) Unit Testing
16 8 (3.25%) Time Management
16 8 (3.25%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 168 (68.29%) JavaScript
2 70 (28.46%) Java
3 55 (22.36%) Python
4 44 (17.89%) SQL
5 33 (13.41%) Ruby
6 19 (7.72%) C++
7 17 (6.91%) C#
8 15 (6.10%) Bash Shell
9 14 (5.69%) Perl
10 11 (4.47%) Jython
11 10 (4.07%) PHP5
12 5 (2.03%) PL/SQL
13 4 (1.63%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.81%) ActionScript
14 2 (0.81%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.81%) VBScript
15 1 (0.41%) VB
15 1 (0.41%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.41%) VB6
15 1 (0.41%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 39 (15.85%) Degree
2 1 (0.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.22%) SLA
2 2 (0.81%) QA
3 1 (0.41%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (0.81%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.41%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (0.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.41%) XenApp
2 1 (0.41%) NFS
Systems Management
1 5 (2.03%) Capistrano
1 5 (2.03%) Puppet
1 5 (2.03%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.22%) Nagios
3 2 (0.81%) Cacti
3 2 (0.81%) SmokePing
4 1 (0.41%) Munin
4 1 (0.41%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.41%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.41%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 41 (16.67%) Zend
2 23 (9.35%) JBoss
3 18 (7.32%) Facebook
4 17 (6.91%) Twitter
5 16 (6.50%) Google
6 9 (3.66%) Oracle
6 9 (3.66%) Adobe
7 8 (3.25%) Red Hat
8 7 (2.85%) Microsoft
9 4 (1.63%) Talend
9 4 (1.63%) Jaspersoft
10 1 (0.41%) Cyber-Ark
10 1 (0.41%) Barracuda Networks
10 1 (0.41%) Ektron
10 1 (0.41%) Xamarin
10 1 (0.41%) Symantec
10 1 (0.41%) McAfee
10 1 (0.41%) Websense
10 1 (0.41%) VMware
10 1 (0.41%) Citrix
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Dundee, Angus
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Salary: Dependent on Experience
Posted: 21 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
FPSG Connect
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £32000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Dundee
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Fife
Search Consultancy
Salary: £25000.00 - £33000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Net Talent
Salary: £55000 - £300000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Net Talent
Posted: 6 days ago
Musselburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £19000.00 - £23000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Edinburgh
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 20 days ago
Scotland
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Fife
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Career Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Glasgow
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago