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 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 56 70 72
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +2
Permanent jobs citing PHP 103 111 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 3.70% 3.39% 3.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.06% 6.85% 5.86%
Number of salaries quoted 84 71 80
Median salary £37,750 £34,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.42% -1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,642 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £73,650 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £34,750
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +0.71%
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
1458 1620 1981
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 52.35% 49.45% 53.57%
Number of salaries quoted 879 994 1291
Median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 24 August 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 24 August 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 +3 44 £37,500 +7.14% 11
Glasgow -3 33 £35,000 +7.69% 7
Stirling +20 8 £52,500 -
Dumfries and Galloway - 5 - - 1
Dundee +11 1 £41,000 +12.32% 1
Fife -4 1 £32,500 +1.56%
Aberdeen - 1 - -
PHP
UK

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 August 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.

1 105 (53.30%) HTML
2 104 (52.79%) JavaScript
3 103 (52.28%) CSS
4 74 (37.56%) Agile Software Development
5 71 (36.04%) HTML5
6 65 (32.99%) CSS3
7 58 (29.44%) Subversion
8 56 (28.43%) OO
9 55 (27.92%) Java
10 48 (24.37%) MVC
10 48 (24.37%) Web Development
11 46 (23.35%) TDD
12 44 (22.34%) Sass
13 43 (21.83%) Unit Testing
14 42 (21.32%) AngularJS
15 41 (20.81%) BDD
16 40 (20.30%) Git (software)
16 40 (20.30%) Symfony
16 40 (20.30%) MySQL
17 37 (18.78%) Scrum
18 35 (17.77%) Eclipse
18 35 (17.77%) Degree
19 34 (17.26%) Apple iOS
20 33 (16.75%) Python
20 33 (16.75%) Linux
20 33 (16.75%) LAMP
21 32 (16.24%) Adobe
22 31 (15.74%) Analytical Skills
23 30 (15.23%) Mobile App
23 30 (15.23%) Adobe Experience Manager

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 30 (15.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 28 (14.21%) CMS
3 22 (11.17%) Drupal
4 17 (8.63%) WordPress
5 11 (5.58%) Moodle
6 10 (5.08%) nginx
7 8 (4.06%) Joomla!
8 6 (3.05%) Apache
9 3 (1.52%) Alfresco
9 3 (1.52%) JBoss
9 3 (1.52%) Mule
9 3 (1.52%) SugarCRM
10 1 (0.51%) SilverStripe
10 1 (0.51%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.51%) Umbraco
Applications
1 5 (2.54%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.52%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.02%) MS Project
4 1 (0.51%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.51%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 18 (9.14%) Magento
2 5 (2.54%) osCommerce
3 2 (1.02%) Teamcenter
4 1 (0.51%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.06%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.03%) Amazon S3
2 4 (2.03%) Amazon SQS
2 4 (2.03%) AWS Lambda
2 4 (2.03%) SaaS
3 3 (1.52%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.02%) GitHub
4 2 (1.02%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.51%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.58%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (20.30%) MySQL
2 13 (6.60%) SQL Server
3 11 (5.58%) MongoDB
4 10 (5.08%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (4.57%) Hadoop
6 8 (4.06%) Relational Database
7 5 (2.54%) Redis
8 4 (2.03%) NoSQL
9 3 (1.52%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (1.52%) Apache Hive
9 3 (1.52%) Big Data
9 3 (1.52%) Pentaho
10 1 (0.51%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 58 (29.44%) Subversion
2 40 (20.30%) Git (software)
3 35 (17.77%) Eclipse
4 12 (6.09%) Xcode
5 8 (4.06%) PHPUnit
6 6 (3.05%) Bitbucket
6 6 (3.05%) GitLab
7 5 (2.54%) Grunt
7 5 (2.54%) gulp
8 4 (2.03%) Jasmine
8 4 (2.03%) JIRA
8 4 (2.03%) Karma Test Runner
8 4 (2.03%) Mocha
9 3 (1.52%) Talend Open Studio
10 2 (1.02%) Jenkins
10 2 (1.02%) Xdebug
11 1 (0.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (0.51%) Cucumber
11 1 (0.51%) git-flow
11 1 (0.51%) Mercurial
General
1 8 (4.06%) Finance
2 6 (3.05%) Manufacturing
2 6 (3.05%) Marketing
3 3 (1.52%) Aerospace
4 2 (1.02%) Advertising
4 2 (1.02%) Banking
4 2 (1.02%) Retail
5 1 (0.51%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.51%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 159 (80.71%) Developer
2 57 (28.93%) PHP Developer
3 38 (19.29%) Web Developer
4 22 (11.17%) Java Developer
5 18 (9.14%) Senior Developer
6 14 (7.11%) iOS Developer
6 14 (7.11%) Senior PHP Developer
7 13 (6.60%) Applications Developer
7 13 (6.60%) JavaScript Developer
7 13 (6.60%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 13 (6.60%) Mobile Developer
8 11 (5.58%) e-Learning Developer
8 11 (5.58%) Software Engineer
9 10 (5.08%) Full Stack Developer
10 7 (3.55%) Drupal Developer
10 7 (3.55%) Java Web Developer
10 7 (3.55%) Lead Developer
10 7 (3.55%) PHP Web Developer
11 6 (3.05%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 6 (3.05%) Lead PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (53.30%) HTML
2 103 (52.28%) CSS
3 71 (36.04%) HTML5
4 65 (32.99%) CSS3
5 44 (22.34%) Sass
6 42 (21.32%) AngularJS
7 40 (20.30%) Symfony
8 33 (16.75%) LAMP
9 28 (14.21%) jQuery
10 25 (12.69%) JSON
10 25 (12.69%) XML
11 23 (11.68%) REST
12 21 (10.66%) JSP
13 20 (10.15%) JSTL
13 20 (10.15%) Laravel
14 15 (7.61%) RESTful
15 14 (7.11%) Node.js
15 14 (7.11%) PhoneGap
16 13 (6.60%) Apache Cordova
17 11 (5.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 31 (15.74%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (15.23%) Mobile App
3 18 (9.14%) Computer Science
4 17 (8.63%) User Experience
5 11 (5.58%) e-Learning
5 11 (5.58%) VLE
6 6 (3.05%) Mathematics
7 5 (2.54%) Wiki
8 3 (1.52%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.51%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.51%) iPad
9 1 (0.51%) iPhone
9 1 (0.51%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 34 (17.26%) Apple iOS
2 33 (16.75%) Linux
3 25 (12.69%) Android
4 18 (9.14%) Windows
5 6 (3.05%) Ubuntu
6 3 (1.52%) Unix
7 2 (1.02%) Debian
8 1 (0.51%) CentOS
8 1 (0.51%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (37.56%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (28.43%) OO
3 48 (24.37%) MVC
3 48 (24.37%) Web Development
4 46 (23.35%) TDD
5 43 (21.83%) Unit Testing
6 41 (20.81%) BDD
7 37 (18.78%) Scrum
8 20 (10.15%) E-Commerce
9 19 (9.64%) Open Source
10 18 (9.14%) iOS Development
11 16 (8.12%) Software Engineering
11 16 (8.12%) Web Design
12 12 (6.09%) OO PHP
13 11 (5.58%) DevOps
14 10 (5.08%) Content Management
15 9 (4.57%) Android Development
16 8 (4.06%) High Availability
16 8 (4.06%) Project Management
16 8 (4.06%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 104 (52.79%) JavaScript
2 55 (27.92%) Java
3 33 (16.75%) Python
4 26 (13.20%) C#
5 16 (8.12%) Apple Swift
6 15 (7.61%) SQL
7 11 (5.58%) Bash Shell
7 11 (5.58%) Objective-C
8 10 (5.08%) Perl
8 10 (5.08%) Ruby
9 9 (4.57%) C
9 9 (4.57%) C++
10 5 (2.54%) Fortran
10 5 (2.54%) VB
11 3 (1.52%) Delphi
12 2 (1.02%) AWK
12 2 (1.02%) Korn
12 2 (1.02%) PL/SQL
12 2 (1.02%) VBScript
13 1 (0.51%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 35 (17.77%) Degree
2 8 (4.06%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.54%) QA
System Software
1 8 (4.06%) Docker
1 8 (4.06%) Varnish
2 1 (0.51%) OpenSSH
2 1 (0.51%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.51%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 22 (11.17%) Opscode Chef
2 18 (9.14%) Puppet
3 16 (8.12%) Ansible
Vendors
1 32 (16.24%) Adobe
2 25 (12.69%) Zend
3 10 (5.08%) Oracle
3 10 (5.08%) VMware
4 9 (4.57%) Red Hat
5 6 (3.05%) SaltStack
6 5 (2.54%) Facebook
6 5 (2.54%) Google
7 4 (2.03%) Microsoft
8 3 (1.52%) Atlassian
8 3 (1.52%) Talend
9 2 (1.02%) Telerik
10 1 (0.51%) Alterian
10 1 (0.51%) Twitter
Scotland
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 16 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Candidate Source
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Meraki Talent Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Negotiable DOE
Posted: 8 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Candidate Source
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Hudson IT (Scotland)
Posted: 22 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Net Talent
Posted: Yesterday
Scotland
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £41000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
HCL GB Ltd
Posted: 22 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Competitive Salary and Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Dumfries, Dumfriesshire
IBM Kenexa Recruitment - CSC
Posted: 22 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Scotland
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 19 days ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 23 days ago
Dundee
Bluetown Online LTD
Posted: 20 days ago