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 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 61 60
Rank change year-on-year +24 -1  
Permanent jobs citing PHP 58 39 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 5.17% 2.91% 3.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.85% 7.07% 6.86%
Number of salaries quoted 33 29 32
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -2.59%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,100 £28,700 £25,100
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +2.85%  

PHP is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Edinburgh
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 655 552 627
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 58.43% 41.22% 46.41%
Number of salaries quoted 404 379 447
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.21% +2.50%  

PHP
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing PHP as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for PHP in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for PHP.

1 49 (50.00%) Java
2 43 (43.88%) JavaScript
3 36 (36.73%) Web Development
4 35 (35.71%) MySQL
5 30 (30.61%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (26.53%) Ruby
6 26 (26.53%) CSS
7 25 (25.51%) HTML
8 24 (24.49%) Linux
9 23 (23.47%) Symfony
10 22 (22.45%) Perl
10 22 (22.45%) Web Application Development
10 22 (22.45%) AngularJS
11 21 (21.43%) Python
11 21 (21.43%) Software Engineering
12 20 (20.41%) Degree
13 19 (19.39%) CMS
14 18 (18.37%) .NET
14 18 (18.37%) Apple iOS
15 17 (17.35%) Bash Shell
15 17 (17.35%) jQuery
15 17 (17.35%) iOS Development
16 16 (16.33%) Laravel
17 15 (15.31%) Android
18 14 (14.29%) Android Development
18 14 (14.29%) Hibernate
18 14 (14.29%) Ruby on Rails
18 14 (14.29%) Spring
19 13 (13.27%) Subversion
19 13 (13.27%) Apache

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 19 (19.39%) CMS
2 13 (13.27%) Apache
3 11 (11.22%) Tomcat
4 9 (9.18%) Drupal
5 5 (5.10%) nginx
6 4 (4.08%) ArcGIS
7 3 (3.06%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (2.04%) Joomla!
8 2 (2.04%) WordPress
9 1 (1.02%) Apache Spark
9 1 (1.02%) Confluence
9 1 (1.02%) JBoss
9 1 (1.02%) MODX
9 1 (1.02%) SilverStripe
Applications
1 2 (2.04%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 2 (2.04%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (2.04%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.02%) InVision
2 1 (1.02%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.02%) MS Office
2 1 (1.02%) UXPin
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.08%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (4.08%) GitHub
1 4 (4.08%) Google Analytics
1 4 (4.08%) Slack
2 3 (3.06%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.02%) Office 365
3 1 (1.02%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.02%) Internet
1 1 (1.02%) Intranet
1 1 (1.02%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (35.71%) MySQL
2 11 (11.22%) PostgreSQL
3 10 (10.20%) NoSQL
4 8 (8.16%) Relational Database
5 4 (4.08%) GIS
5 4 (4.08%) QGIS
6 3 (3.06%) RDBMS
7 2 (2.04%) MongoDB
7 2 (2.04%) Redis
7 2 (2.04%) SQL Server
8 1 (1.02%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (1.02%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.02%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 13 (13.27%) Jenkins
1 13 (13.27%) Subversion
2 12 (12.24%) Maven
3 6 (6.12%) Git (software)
4 4 (4.08%) Travis CI
5 3 (3.06%) Eclipse
5 3 (3.06%) JUnit
6 2 (2.04%) JIRA
7 1 (1.02%) Ant
7 1 (1.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (1.02%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 1 (1.02%) Bitbucket
7 1 (1.02%) HttpUnit
7 1 (1.02%) Jasmine
7 1 (1.02%) JMeter
7 1 (1.02%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (1.02%) Mercurial
7 1 (1.02%) Selenium
7 1 (1.02%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (11.22%) Advertising
2 5 (5.10%) Finance
3 4 (4.08%) Marketing
4 2 (2.04%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.04%) Retail
5 1 (1.02%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 66 (67.35%) Developer
2 32 (32.65%) PHP Developer
3 16 (16.33%) Java Developer
3 16 (16.33%) Software Engineer
4 15 (15.31%) Senior Developer
5 9 (9.18%) Senior Software Engineer
6 8 (8.16%) Web Developer
7 7 (7.14%) Senior Java Developer
8 6 (6.12%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 5 (5.10%) Analyst
9 5 (5.10%) Senior PHP Developer
10 4 (4.08%) Data Analyst
10 4 (4.08%) Data Engineer
10 4 (4.08%) GIS Analyst
10 4 (4.08%) GIS Data Analyst
10 4 (4.08%) PHP Web Developer
11 3 (3.06%) iOS Developer
11 3 (3.06%) Lead Developer
11 3 (3.06%) Senior Front-End Developer
11 3 (3.06%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (26.53%) CSS
2 25 (25.51%) HTML
3 23 (23.47%) Symfony
4 22 (22.45%) AngularJS
5 18 (18.37%) .NET
6 17 (17.35%) jQuery
7 16 (16.33%) Laravel
8 14 (14.29%) Hibernate
8 14 (14.29%) Ruby on Rails
8 14 (14.29%) Spring
9 12 (12.24%) J2EE
9 12 (12.24%) LAMP
10 11 (11.22%) JPA
10 11 (11.22%) JSP
10 11 (11.22%) React
10 11 (11.22%) Servlets
11 8 (8.16%) HTML5
12 6 (6.12%) CSS3
12 6 (6.12%) Node.js
12 6 (6.12%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.24%) Mobile App
2 11 (11.22%) Computer Science
2 11 (11.22%) User Experience
3 6 (6.12%) Algorithms
4 4 (4.08%) Blog
5 2 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.04%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.04%) FMCG
6 1 (1.02%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (1.02%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.02%) Social Media
6 1 (1.02%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 24 (24.49%) Linux
2 18 (18.37%) Apple iOS
3 15 (15.31%) Android
4 4 (4.08%) Unix
5 2 (2.04%) Windows
6 1 (1.02%) CentOS
6 1 (1.02%) Debian
6 1 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (36.73%) Web Development
2 30 (30.61%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (22.45%) Web Application Development
4 21 (21.43%) Software Engineering
5 17 (17.35%) iOS Development
6 14 (14.29%) Android Development
7 12 (12.24%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (10.20%) OO
9 9 (9.18%) Mentoring
10 8 (8.16%) DevOps
10 8 (8.16%) Open Source
11 7 (7.14%) High Availability
11 7 (7.14%) Responsive Web Design
11 7 (7.14%) Scrum
11 7 (7.14%) TDD
12 6 (6.12%) Front End Development
13 5 (5.10%) Data Analysis
13 5 (5.10%) OOP
13 5 (5.10%) Pair Programming
14 4 (4.08%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 49 (50.00%) Java
2 43 (43.88%) JavaScript
3 26 (26.53%) Ruby
4 22 (22.45%) Perl
5 21 (21.43%) Python
6 17 (17.35%) Bash Shell
7 8 (8.16%) C#
7 8 (8.16%) C++
8 5 (5.10%) SQL
9 3 (3.06%) Apple Swift
9 3 (3.06%) Objective-C
10 2 (2.04%) C
11 1 (1.02%) CoffeeScript
11 1 (1.02%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.02%) VB
Qualifications
1 20 (20.41%) Degree
2 4 (4.08%) RHCE
3 1 (1.02%) CCNA
3 1 (1.02%) CCNP
3 1 (1.02%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.02%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (9.18%) Docker
2 4 (4.08%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 6 (6.12%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (6.12%) Puppet
2 4 (4.08%) Ansible
Vendors
1 11 (11.22%) Alterian
2 9 (9.18%) Google
3 6 (6.12%) Zend
4 5 (5.10%) Red Hat
5 4 (4.08%) Oracle
5 4 (4.08%) VMware
6 3 (3.06%) Adobe
7 1 (1.02%) Cisco
7 1 (1.02%) Facebook
7 1 (1.02%) Twitter
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