Period
to 12 November 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for PHP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited PHP over the 6 months to 12 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
12 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 88 82 67
Rank change year-on-year -6 -15 -13
Permanent jobs citing PHP 60 67 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.73% 2.65% 3.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.65% 5.01% 6.06%
Number of salaries quoted 41 34 75
Edinburgh median annual salary £42,500 £36,404 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.75% -6.66% +4.00%
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,900 £27,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
Scotland median annual salary £41,500 £45,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -7.78% +28.57% -7.89%

PHP is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Edinburgh
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,289 1,337 1,617
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 58.72% 52.91% 60.47%
Number of salaries quoted 735 818 1,001
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -11.11%
10th Percentile £27,750 £29,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £66,350 £67,500 £61,250
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +1.19%

PHP
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing PHP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for PHP in Edinburgh

PHP
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Salary trend for PHP in Edinburgh

PHP
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PHP in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 12 November 2019.

Salary histogram for PHP in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 12 November 2019, IT jobs citing PHP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for PHP.

1 28 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 21 (35.00%) MySQL
4 18 (30.00%) HTML
4 18 (30.00%) Git (software)
4 18 (30.00%) Node.js
5 17 (28.33%) DevOps
5 17 (28.33%) AWS
5 17 (28.33%) CSS
6 15 (25.00%) Linux
6 15 (25.00%) Laravel
7 14 (23.33%) Docker
7 14 (23.33%) Python
7 14 (23.33%) Java
7 14 (23.33%) SaaS
7 14 (23.33%) Software Engineering
8 13 (21.67%) Marketing
8 13 (21.67%) OO
8 13 (21.67%) React
8 13 (21.67%) React Native
9 12 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (18.33%) Web Development
10 11 (18.33%) E-Commerce
10 11 (18.33%) Collaborative Working
11 10 (16.67%) Greenfield Project
11 10 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
11 10 (16.67%) Low Latency
11 10 (16.67%) High Availability
11 10 (16.67%) SOA
11 10 (16.67%) OOP

PHP
Co-occurring 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 6 (10.00%) Apache
1 6 (10.00%) WordPress
2 2 (3.33%) Drupal
3 1 (1.67%) concrete5
3 1 (1.67%) Confluence
3 1 (1.67%) MODX
Business Applications
1 4 (6.67%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 17 (28.33%) AWS
2 14 (23.33%) SaaS
3 4 (6.67%) Azure
4 2 (3.33%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 1 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.67%) GCP
5 1 (1.67%) GitHub
5 1 (1.67%) npm
5 1 (1.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (16.67%) Wireless
2 2 (3.33%) Network Security
3 1 (1.67%) DHCP
3 1 (1.67%) DNS
3 1 (1.67%) Internet
3 1 (1.67%) PPTP
3 1 (1.67%) SSH
3 1 (1.67%) SSL
3 1 (1.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (35.00%) MySQL
2 8 (13.33%) Big Data
3 7 (11.67%) Relational Database
4 3 (5.00%) GIS
5 2 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (3.33%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.67%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.67%) MariaDB
6 1 (1.67%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.67%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.67%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.67%) Redis
Development Applications
1 18 (30.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (5.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.33%) Axure RP
3 2 (3.33%) JIRA
4 1 (1.67%) Maven
4 1 (1.67%) Selenium
4 1 (1.67%) Subversion
4 1 (1.67%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 13 (21.67%) Marketing
2 3 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 46 (76.67%) Developer
2 28 (46.67%) PHP Developer
3 15 (25.00%) Senior Developer
4 12 (20.00%) Software Engineer
5 10 (16.67%) Software Developer
6 9 (15.00%) Senior Software Engineer
6 9 (15.00%) Web Developer
7 8 (13.33%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 8 (13.33%) Senior PHP Developer
7 8 (13.33%) Senior Software Developer
8 5 (8.33%) Full Stack Developer
8 5 (8.33%) Node.js Developer
8 5 (8.33%) PHP Software Engineer
8 5 (8.33%) PHP Web Developer
9 3 (5.00%) Backend Developer
9 3 (5.00%) Django Developer
9 3 (5.00%) Python Developer
9 3 (5.00%) Python Web Developer
9 3 (5.00%) Python/Django Developer
10 2 (3.33%) Senior Backend Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (30.00%) HTML
1 18 (30.00%) Node.js
2 17 (28.33%) CSS
3 15 (25.00%) Laravel
4 13 (21.67%) React
4 13 (21.67%) React Native
5 9 (15.00%) HTML5
5 9 (15.00%) jQuery
6 7 (11.67%) AngularJS
6 7 (11.67%) LAMP
6 7 (11.67%) Ruby on Rails
7 4 (6.67%) .NET
7 4 (6.67%) CSS3
7 4 (6.67%) Sass
7 4 (6.67%) Vue.js
8 3 (5.00%) Django
8 3 (5.00%) JSON
8 3 (5.00%) RESTful
9 2 (3.33%) GatsbyJS
9 2 (3.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.67%) Greenfield Project
2 9 (15.00%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.33%) User Experience
4 1 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.67%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.67%) PKI
4 1 (1.67%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 15 (25.00%) Linux
2 4 (6.67%) Unix
3 2 (3.33%) Debian
3 2 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.67%) CentOS
4 1 (1.67%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (28.33%) DevOps
3 14 (23.33%) Software Engineering
4 13 (21.67%) OO
5 12 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (18.33%) Collaborative Working
6 11 (18.33%) E-Commerce
6 11 (18.33%) Web Development
7 10 (16.67%) Active Record
7 10 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
7 10 (16.67%) Data Mapping
7 10 (16.67%) Data Protection
7 10 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
7 10 (16.67%) High Availability
7 10 (16.67%) Low Latency
7 10 (16.67%) OOP
7 10 (16.67%) SOA
7 10 (16.67%) Unit Testing
8 8 (13.33%) Front End Development
9 5 (8.33%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 24 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 14 (23.33%) Java
2 14 (23.33%) Python
3 8 (13.33%) Ruby
4 7 (11.67%) ES6
5 6 (10.00%) SQL
6 4 (6.67%) C#
7 3 (5.00%) Perl
8 2 (3.33%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.67%) C++
9 1 (1.67%) Java 8
9 1 (1.67%) Kotlin
9 1 (1.67%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.67%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (3.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.33%) QA
2 1 (1.67%) FedRAMP
2 1 (1.67%) GDPR
2 1 (1.67%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (23.33%) Docker
2 1 (1.67%) Dovecot
2 1 (1.67%) Postfix
2 1 (1.67%) SpamAssassin
2 1 (1.67%) VirtualBox
2 1 (1.67%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (5.00%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.67%) Ansible
2 1 (1.67%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.67%) Puppet
2 1 (1.67%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (8.33%) Red Hat
2 2 (3.33%) Adobe
2 2 (3.33%) Oracle
3 1 (1.67%) AppDynamics
3 1 (1.67%) Atlassian
3 1 (1.67%) CA
3 1 (1.67%) Google
3 1 (1.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.67%) New Relic
3 1 (1.67%) VMware