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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 60 44 94
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +50
Permanent jobs citing PHP 113 139 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 3.05% 4.58% 2.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.74% 8.26% 4.04%
Number of salaries quoted 77 112 54
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +20.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,300 £21,800
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
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
1968 1682 1660
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 53.20% 55.40% 52.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1285 1100 1116
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +20 60 £35,000 - 5
Edinburgh -37 32 £35,000 -12.50% 4
Dundee -3 13 £35,000 +16.66%
Aberdeen +16 5 £30,500 -15.27%
West Lothian - 1 £22,500 -
PHP
UK

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 152 (64.14%) JavaScript
2 123 (51.90%) HTML
3 116 (48.95%) MySQL
4 114 (48.10%) CSS
5 104 (43.88%) Java
6 103 (43.46%) Linux
7 87 (36.71%) OO
8 71 (29.96%) Apache
9 67 (28.27%) Python
10 64 (27.00%) OOP
10 64 (27.00%) jQuery
11 58 (24.47%) Ruby
11 58 (24.47%) Open Source
12 55 (23.21%) MVC
13 54 (22.78%) HTML5
14 49 (20.68%) Drupal
15 47 (19.83%) Web Development
16 46 (19.41%) Agile Software Development
17 42 (17.72%) Spring
17 42 (17.72%) Hibernate
18 37 (15.61%) Software Engineering
18 37 (15.61%) CSS3
19 35 (14.77%) Relational Database
20 34 (14.35%) SQL
20 34 (14.35%) TDD
21 33 (13.92%) Degree
22 32 (13.50%) Git (software)
23 30 (12.66%) CMS
24 29 (12.24%) JBoss
25 28 (11.81%) Subversion

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 71 (29.96%) Apache
2 49 (20.68%) Drupal
3 30 (12.66%) CMS
4 17 (7.17%) Joomla!
5 15 (6.33%) Tomcat
6 14 (5.91%) Node.js
7 12 (5.06%) WordPress
8 8 (3.38%) SugarCRM
8 8 (3.38%) Alfresco
8 8 (3.38%) nginx
9 5 (2.11%) OpenStack
10 3 (1.27%) Mule
11 2 (0.84%) Umbraco
11 2 (0.84%) ColdFusion
11 2 (0.84%) ColdFusion MX
11 2 (0.84%) IIS
12 1 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2013
12 1 (0.42%) Elasticsearch
12 1 (0.42%) Sitefinity
12 1 (0.42%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 10 (4.22%) Photoshop
2 5 (2.11%) Fireworks
3 4 (1.69%) MS Office
4 3 (1.27%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (2.53%) Magento
2 1 (0.42%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.42%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.38%) SaaS
2 7 (2.95%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (2.95%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (1.27%) Amazon S3
3 3 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.84%) Trello
4 2 (0.84%) Route 53
4 2 (0.84%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.53%) DNS
1 6 (2.53%) HTTP
2 5 (2.11%) Internet
3 4 (1.69%) SMTP
3 4 (1.69%) Asterisk PBX
4 3 (1.27%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.27%) Intranet
4 3 (1.27%) Firewall
5 2 (0.84%) Extranet
5 2 (0.84%) PBX
5 2 (0.84%) VoIP
5 2 (0.84%) Broadband
6 1 (0.42%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (0.42%) VSAT
6 1 (0.42%) tcpdump
6 1 (0.42%) LAN
6 1 (0.42%) DHCP
6 1 (0.42%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.42%) FTP
6 1 (0.42%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (48.95%) MySQL
2 35 (14.77%) Relational Database
3 25 (10.55%) NoSQL
4 24 (10.13%) Big Data
5 22 (9.28%) MongoDB
6 20 (8.44%) PostgreSQL
7 16 (6.75%) Oracle Database
8 15 (6.33%) RDBMS
9 14 (5.91%) Pentaho
10 13 (5.49%) Apache Cassandra
11 12 (5.06%) SQL Server
12 11 (4.64%) Hadoop
13 5 (2.11%) Apache Hive
14 2 (0.84%) HBase
15 1 (0.42%) Data Warehouse
15 1 (0.42%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 32 (13.50%) Git (software)
2 28 (11.81%) Subversion
3 11 (4.64%) Maven
4 9 (3.80%) Selenium
5 8 (3.38%) Mercurial
5 8 (3.38%) Jenkins
6 7 (2.95%) Jasmine
6 7 (2.95%) Talend Open Studio
6 7 (2.95%) Dreamweaver
7 6 (2.53%) Cucumber
8 3 (1.27%) PHPUnit
8 3 (1.27%) Ant
9 2 (0.84%) CruiseControl
9 2 (0.84%) Mockito
10 1 (0.42%) Grunt
10 1 (0.42%) Appcelerator Titanium
10 1 (0.42%) Behat
10 1 (0.42%) Xcode
General
1 20 (8.44%) Games
2 19 (8.02%) Marketing
3 11 (4.64%) Finance
4 8 (3.38%) French Language
5 5 (2.11%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.11%) German Language
6 3 (1.27%) Aerospace
6 3 (1.27%) Banking
7 1 (0.42%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.42%) Electronics
7 1 (0.42%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 188 (79.32%) Developer
2 53 (22.36%) PHP Developer
3 35 (14.77%) Web Developer
4 31 (13.08%) Senior Developer
5 29 (12.24%) Software Developer
6 19 (8.02%) Java Developer
7 17 (7.17%) Software Engineer
8 13 (5.49%) UI Programmer
8 13 (5.49%) UI Developer
9 11 (4.64%) Front-End Developer
9 11 (4.64%) Junior
9 11 (4.64%) Senior PHP Developer
10 9 (3.80%) Senior Software Developer
10 9 (3.80%) Junior Developer
11 8 (3.38%) Applications Developer
11 8 (3.38%) Graduate
12 7 (2.95%) Server Engineer
12 7 (2.95%) QA Engineer
12 7 (2.95%) PHP Web Developer
13 6 (2.53%) PHP MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (51.90%) HTML
2 114 (48.10%) CSS
3 64 (27.00%) jQuery
4 54 (22.78%) HTML5
5 42 (17.72%) Spring
5 42 (17.72%) Hibernate
6 37 (15.61%) CSS3
7 26 (10.97%) XML
8 25 (10.55%) .NET
9 21 (8.86%) AngularJS
10 19 (8.02%) JSON
10 19 (8.02%) Backbone.js
11 17 (7.17%) Symfony
12 16 (6.75%) Web Services
13 15 (6.33%) SOAP
14 14 (5.91%) CodeIgniter
14 14 (5.91%) LAMP
14 14 (5.91%) Sass
15 11 (4.64%) XHTML
16 10 (4.22%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 58 (24.47%) Open Source
2 16 (6.75%) Data Integration
3 15 (6.33%) Computer Science
4 13 (5.49%) Digital Media
4 13 (5.49%) Graphic Design
5 8 (3.38%) GIS
6 7 (2.95%) Mobile App
6 7 (2.95%) Social Media
7 6 (2.53%) Mobile Games
7 6 (2.53%) Social Gaming
8 5 (2.11%) Web 2.0
9 4 (1.69%) E-Learning
9 4 (1.69%) Replication
9 4 (1.69%) Online Games
9 4 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (1.27%) Mathematics
10 3 (1.27%) Physics
11 2 (0.84%) Tandem
11 2 (0.84%) Streaming Video
11 2 (0.84%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 103 (43.46%) Linux
2 24 (10.13%) UNIX
3 16 (6.75%) Windows
3 16 (6.75%) Apple iOS
3 16 (6.75%) Android
4 15 (6.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (2.95%) CentOS
5 7 (2.95%) Ubuntu
6 2 (0.84%) NetWare
6 2 (0.84%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.42%) Solaris
7 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.42%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (36.71%) OO
2 64 (27.00%) OOP
3 55 (23.21%) MVC
4 47 (19.83%) Web Development
5 46 (19.41%) Agile Software Development
6 37 (15.61%) Software Engineering
7 34 (14.35%) TDD
8 26 (10.97%) E-Commerce
9 20 (8.44%) Scrum
10 16 (6.75%) OO PHP
11 15 (6.33%) Continuous Integration
12 14 (5.91%) Android Development
12 14 (5.91%) iOS Development
13 12 (5.06%) BDD
14 11 (4.64%) OOD
14 11 (4.64%) Web Design
15 10 (4.22%) Content Management
15 10 (4.22%) Responsive Web Design
16 9 (3.80%) MapReduce
17 7 (2.95%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 152 (64.14%) JavaScript
2 104 (43.88%) Java
3 67 (28.27%) Python
4 58 (24.47%) Ruby
5 34 (14.35%) SQL
6 26 (10.97%) C++
7 20 (8.44%) C#
8 19 (8.02%) Perl
9 12 (5.06%) Jython
10 10 (4.22%) PHP5
11 9 (3.80%) Bash Shell
12 8 (3.38%) C
13 6 (2.53%) T-SQL
14 4 (1.69%) Shell Script
15 2 (0.84%) AWK
15 2 (0.84%) Objective-C
15 2 (0.84%) VB.NET
15 2 (0.84%) VBScript
15 2 (0.84%) Groovy
16 1 (0.42%) VB
Qualifications
1 33 (13.92%) Degree
2 1 (0.42%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.42%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.22%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.84%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.42%) KVM
3 1 (0.42%) XenApp
3 1 (0.42%) Gluster
3 1 (0.42%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (0.42%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 13 (5.49%) Puppet
2 12 (5.06%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.84%) Nagios
3 2 (0.84%) Ansible
4 1 (0.42%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.42%) Cacti
4 1 (0.42%) Ganglia
4 1 (0.42%) Munin
4 1 (0.42%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.42%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.42%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.42%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 29 (12.24%) JBoss
2 19 (8.02%) Zend
3 16 (6.75%) Oracle
4 12 (5.06%) Twitter
5 11 (4.64%) Adobe
6 10 (4.22%) Red Hat
6 10 (4.22%) Facebook
7 7 (2.95%) Talend
7 7 (2.95%) Microsoft
8 6 (2.53%) VMware
9 5 (2.11%) Google
10 4 (1.69%) Dell
10 4 (1.69%) Sybase
10 4 (1.69%) Jaspersoft
11 2 (0.84%) Novell
11 2 (0.84%) Citrix
12 1 (0.42%) Xamarin
12 1 (0.42%) Tableau
12 1 (0.42%) Barracuda Networks
12 1 (0.42%) Sitecore
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