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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 77 51 83
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +32
Permanent jobs citing PHP 93 129 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.79% 4.10% 2.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.26% 7.35% 4.66%
Number of salaries quoted 62 90 48
Average salary £31,250 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,950 £24,550
10% offered a salary of more than £42,400 £45,650 £47,900
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
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
1768 1754 1588
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 53.11% 55.74% 51.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1125 1134 1082
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £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 24 October 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 24 October 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
Edinburgh -19 38 £34,250 +5.38% 6
Glasgow -3 37 £32,500 -7.14% 4
Fife 0 5 £22,000 +4.76% 1
Dundee -4 5 £25,750 -14.16% 1
West Lothian - 3 £40,000 - 1
PHP
UK

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 137 (62.27%) JavaScript
2 121 (55.00%) HTML
3 108 (49.09%) CSS
4 100 (45.45%) MySQL
5 91 (41.36%) Java
6 87 (39.55%) Linux
7 75 (34.09%) OO
8 60 (27.27%) jQuery
9 58 (26.36%) Python
10 55 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
11 52 (23.64%) MVC
12 50 (22.73%) Open Source
13 49 (22.27%) Apache
14 47 (21.36%) Ruby
15 46 (20.91%) Web Development
16 44 (20.00%) OOP
17 41 (18.64%) HTML5
18 38 (17.27%) SQL
19 37 (16.82%) Drupal
20 35 (15.91%) Degree
21 34 (15.45%) Spring
21 34 (15.45%) Hibernate
21 34 (15.45%) Git (software)
22 33 (15.00%) TDD
22 33 (15.00%) XML
23 31 (14.09%) Software Engineering
24 27 (12.27%) C#
24 27 (12.27%) .NET
25 26 (11.82%) CSS3
26 25 (11.36%) Relational Database

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 49 (22.27%) Apache
2 37 (16.82%) Drupal
3 24 (10.91%) CMS
4 20 (9.09%) JBoss
5 16 (7.27%) WordPress
6 12 (5.45%) Tomcat
6 12 (5.45%) Node.js
7 11 (5.00%) Joomla!
8 6 (2.73%) Alfresco
8 6 (2.73%) SugarCRM
9 5 (2.27%) Mule
9 5 (2.27%) nginx
10 4 (1.82%) IIS
11 3 (1.36%) ExpressionEngine
12 2 (0.91%) Umbraco
13 1 (0.45%) Sitecore CMS
13 1 (0.45%) ColdFusion MX
13 1 (0.45%) ColdFusion
13 1 (0.45%) TeamSite
13 1 (0.45%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 6 (2.73%) Photoshop
1 6 (2.73%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 4 (1.82%) MS Office
2 4 (1.82%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.45%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 7 (3.18%) Google Analytics
2 5 (2.27%) Magento
3 1 (0.45%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.64%) Amazon EC2
2 7 (3.18%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (1.82%) Trello
3 4 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.82%) SaaS
4 3 (1.36%) Amazon SQS
4 3 (1.36%) Route 53
4 3 (1.36%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.18%) DNS
2 5 (2.27%) HTTP
3 4 (1.82%) Intranet
4 3 (1.36%) Internet
4 3 (1.36%) Asterisk PBX
4 3 (1.36%) SMTP
4 3 (1.36%) SMS
5 2 (0.91%) VoIP
5 2 (0.91%) Broadband
5 2 (0.91%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.45%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.45%) LAN
6 1 (0.45%) PBX
6 1 (0.45%) WAN
6 1 (0.45%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (0.45%) LDAP
6 1 (0.45%) Extranet
6 1 (0.45%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (45.45%) MySQL
2 25 (11.36%) Relational Database
3 24 (10.91%) NoSQL
4 20 (9.09%) Big Data
4 20 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
5 19 (8.64%) MongoDB
6 16 (7.27%) SQL Server
7 13 (5.91%) RDBMS
7 13 (5.91%) Apache Cassandra
7 13 (5.91%) Oracle Database
8 12 (5.45%) Pentaho
9 11 (5.00%) Hadoop
10 7 (3.18%) Apache Hive
11 3 (1.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 2 (0.91%) Sybase ASE
12 2 (0.91%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (0.91%) HBase
13 1 (0.45%) Crystal Reports
13 1 (0.45%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 34 (15.45%) Git (software)
2 24 (10.91%) Subversion
3 8 (3.64%) Maven
3 8 (3.64%) Mercurial
4 7 (3.18%) Selenium
4 7 (3.18%) Talend Open Studio
5 6 (2.73%) Jenkins
6 5 (2.27%) Jasmine
7 4 (1.82%) Cucumber
7 4 (1.82%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 4 (1.82%) Dreamweaver
8 3 (1.36%) LoadRunner
8 3 (1.36%) Xcode
8 3 (1.36%) Ant
8 3 (1.36%) Visual Studio
8 3 (1.36%) ClearCase
8 3 (1.36%) PHPUnit
8 3 (1.36%) Hudson
9 2 (0.91%) Mockito
9 2 (0.91%) CruiseControl
General
1 20 (9.09%) Games
2 18 (8.18%) Finance
3 14 (6.36%) Marketing
4 8 (3.64%) French Language
5 6 (2.73%) German Language
5 6 (2.73%) Banking
6 5 (2.27%) Aerospace
7 4 (1.82%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.36%) Local Government
8 3 (1.36%) Music Industry
9 1 (0.45%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.45%) Publishing
9 1 (0.45%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 164 (74.55%) Developer
2 40 (18.18%) PHP Developer
3 30 (13.64%) Web Developer
4 23 (10.45%) Software Developer
5 19 (8.64%) Senior Developer
6 15 (6.82%) Software Engineer
7 13 (5.91%) Junior
7 13 (5.91%) Java Developer
8 11 (5.00%) Front-End Developer
9 10 (4.55%) Graduate
9 10 (4.55%) Junior Developer
10 9 (4.09%) UI Developer
10 9 (4.09%) UI Programmer
11 7 (3.18%) Drupal Developer
11 7 (3.18%) Server Engineer
11 7 (3.18%) QA Engineer
11 7 (3.18%) Development Manager
12 6 (2.73%) Applications Developer
12 6 (2.73%) Senior Software Developer
12 6 (2.73%) Graduate Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (55.00%) HTML
2 108 (49.09%) CSS
3 60 (27.27%) jQuery
4 41 (18.64%) HTML5
5 34 (15.45%) Spring
5 34 (15.45%) Hibernate
6 33 (15.00%) XML
7 27 (12.27%) .NET
8 26 (11.82%) CSS3
9 19 (8.64%) Web Services
9 19 (8.64%) XHTML
10 18 (8.18%) Ajax
10 18 (8.18%) AngularJS
11 17 (7.73%) LAMP
12 16 (7.27%) SOAP
12 16 (7.27%) JSON
13 15 (6.82%) Symfony
13 15 (6.82%) Backbone.js
14 13 (5.91%) ASP.NET
15 11 (5.00%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 50 (22.73%) Open Source
2 15 (6.82%) Computer Science
3 12 (5.45%) Graphic Design
3 12 (5.45%) Mobile App
4 11 (5.00%) Data Integration
4 11 (5.00%) Digital Media
5 9 (4.09%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (2.73%) Social Gaming
6 6 (2.73%) Mobile Games
7 5 (2.27%) Online Games
7 5 (2.27%) User Experience
8 4 (1.82%) Social Media
8 4 (1.82%) GIS
8 4 (1.82%) Replication
8 4 (1.82%) E-Learning
9 3 (1.36%) N-Tier
9 3 (1.36%) Mathematics
9 3 (1.36%) Physics
9 3 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.36%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 87 (39.55%) Linux
2 21 (9.55%) UNIX
3 17 (7.73%) Android
3 17 (7.73%) Apple iOS
4 14 (6.36%) Windows
5 6 (2.73%) Ubuntu
5 6 (2.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (1.82%) CentOS
7 2 (0.91%) Solaris
8 1 (0.45%) HPUX
8 1 (0.45%) NetWare
8 1 (0.45%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.45%) Debian
8 1 (0.45%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (34.09%) OO
2 55 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (23.64%) MVC
4 46 (20.91%) Web Development
5 44 (20.00%) OOP
6 33 (15.00%) TDD
7 31 (14.09%) Software Engineering
8 20 (9.09%) E-Commerce
9 16 (7.27%) Scrum
10 14 (6.36%) Continuous Integration
11 13 (5.91%) Android Development
11 13 (5.91%) iOS Development
12 11 (5.00%) OO PHP
13 10 (4.55%) BDD
14 9 (4.09%) MapReduce
14 9 (4.09%) Content Management
15 8 (3.64%) OOD
15 8 (3.64%) Analytics
16 7 (3.18%) DevOps
16 7 (3.18%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 137 (62.27%) JavaScript
2 91 (41.36%) Java
3 58 (26.36%) Python
4 47 (21.36%) Ruby
5 38 (17.27%) SQL
6 27 (12.27%) C#
7 25 (11.36%) C++
7 25 (11.36%) Perl
8 13 (5.91%) PHP5
9 11 (5.00%) T-SQL
10 9 (4.09%) C
10 9 (4.09%) Bash Shell
11 7 (3.18%) Jython
12 6 (2.73%) Shell Script
13 4 (1.82%) Objective-C
13 4 (1.82%) VB.NET
13 4 (1.82%) VBScript
14 1 (0.45%) VB
14 1 (0.45%) VBA
14 1 (0.45%) AWK
Qualifications
1 35 (15.91%) Degree
2 1 (0.45%) HND
2 1 (0.45%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 4 (1.82%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.45%) Gluster
3 1 (0.45%) KVM
3 1 (0.45%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 11 (5.00%) Puppet
2 10 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.91%) Ansible
3 2 (0.91%) Nagios
4 1 (0.45%) Cacti
4 1 (0.45%) Ganglia
4 1 (0.45%) Munin
4 1 (0.45%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 14 (6.36%) Oracle
1 14 (6.36%) Zend
2 11 (5.00%) Google
3 10 (4.55%) Microsoft
3 10 (4.55%) Adobe
4 9 (4.09%) Twitter
5 7 (3.18%) Talend
5 7 (3.18%) Facebook
5 7 (3.18%) Sybase
6 6 (2.73%) VMware
7 5 (2.27%) Red Hat
8 4 (1.82%) IBM
8 4 (1.82%) HP
8 4 (1.82%) Dell
9 3 (1.36%) Appcelerator
9 3 (1.36%) HubSpot
10 1 (0.45%) Citrix
10 1 (0.45%) MicroStrategy
10 1 (0.45%) Novell
10 1 (0.45%) Business Objects
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £19000.00 - £23000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Dunfermline, Fife
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + excellent training
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £32000.00 - £39000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh & Lothians
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Discretionary Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Scotland
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum + Multiple benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Glasgow
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Dundee
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
West Lothian
TRG
Salary: 35000-45000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago