The median annual salary for a PHP Developer was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PHP Developer
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 81 80 98
Rank change year-on-year -1 +18  
Permanent jobs requiring a PHP Developer 14 14 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.24% 1.05% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.30% 1.13% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 11 13 1
Median salary £35,000 £39,000 £24,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.25% +59.18%  
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year - +2.94%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Edinburgh
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1075 1240 1292
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 95.47% 93.37% 95.85%
Number of salaries quoted 693 828 782
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

PHP Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh that featured PHP Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for PHP Developer in Edinburgh

PHP Developer
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PHP Developer in Edinburgh.

Salary trend for PHP Developer in Edinburgh

PHP Developer
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PHP Developer in Edinburgh over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for PHP Developer in Edinburgh

PHP Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, PHP Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Edinburgh region featuring PHP Developer in the job title.

1 33 (100.00%) PHP
2 21 (63.64%) Symfony
3 19 (57.58%) JavaScript
4 18 (54.55%) Web Development
5 17 (51.52%) CSS
6 15 (45.45%) HTML
6 15 (45.45%) MySQL
6 15 (45.45%) Laravel
7 10 (30.30%) AngularJS
7 10 (30.30%) LAMP
7 10 (30.30%) jQuery
8 8 (24.24%) Drupal
8 8 (24.24%) Linux
9 7 (21.21%) Java
9 7 (21.21%) CMS
10 6 (18.18%) Zend
10 6 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (15.15%) Advertising
11 5 (15.15%) HTML5
11 5 (15.15%) Web Application Development
12 4 (12.12%) React
12 4 (12.12%) CSS3
12 4 (12.12%) Git (software)
12 4 (12.12%) JSON
12 4 (12.12%) SQL
12 4 (12.12%) OO
13 3 (9.09%) OOP
13 3 (9.09%) Web Services
13 3 (9.09%) XML
13 3 (9.09%) MVC

PHP Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 8 (24.24%) Drupal
2 7 (21.21%) CMS
3 2 (6.06%) Joomla!
3 2 (6.06%) WordPress
4 1 (3.03%) Apache
4 1 (3.03%) MODX
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (45.45%) MySQL
2 2 (6.06%) RDBMS
2 2 (6.06%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.03%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.03%) Mercurial
2 1 (3.03%) Subversion
General
1 5 (15.15%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (63.64%) Symfony
2 17 (51.52%) CSS
3 15 (45.45%) HTML
3 15 (45.45%) Laravel
4 10 (30.30%) AngularJS
4 10 (30.30%) jQuery
4 10 (30.30%) LAMP
5 5 (15.15%) HTML5
6 4 (12.12%) CSS3
6 4 (12.12%) JSON
6 4 (12.12%) React
7 3 (9.09%) Sass
7 3 (9.09%) Web Services
7 3 (9.09%) XML
8 2 (6.06%) CodeIgniter
8 2 (6.06%) Hibernate
8 2 (6.06%) Spring
8 2 (6.06%) Yii
9 1 (3.03%) Google Maps API
9 1 (3.03%) Modernizr
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (24.24%) Linux
2 1 (3.03%) Android
2 1 (3.03%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (54.55%) Web Development
2 6 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (15.15%) Web Application Development
4 4 (12.12%) OO
5 3 (9.09%) MVC
5 3 (9.09%) OOP
5 3 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
5 3 (9.09%) Scrum
6 2 (6.06%) Front End Development
6 2 (6.06%) OO PHP
6 2 (6.06%) Software Engineering
6 2 (6.06%) Unit Testing
6 2 (6.06%) Web Design
7 1 (3.03%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (3.03%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (3.03%) CRM
7 1 (3.03%) DevOps
7 1 (3.03%) Mentoring
7 1 (3.03%) TDD
7 1 (3.03%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (100.00%) PHP
2 19 (57.58%) JavaScript
3 7 (21.21%) Java
4 4 (12.12%) SQL
5 2 (6.06%) C#
5 2 (6.06%) Perl
5 2 (6.06%) Python
5 2 (6.06%) Ruby
6 1 (3.03%) Bash Shell
Vendors
1 6 (18.18%) Zend
2 2 (6.06%) Google
3 1 (3.03%) Facebook
3 1 (3.03%) Twitter
Edinburgh
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000.00 - £27000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
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Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago