Period
to 20 January 2018

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 20 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 68 62 80
Rank change year-on-year -6 +18 -7
Permanent jobs citing PHP 91 73 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 3.47% 3.35% 2.64%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.10% 6.20% 6.34%
Number of salaries quoted 79 58 53
Edinburgh median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +29.03% -4.62%
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £21,525
90th Percentile £60,500 £55,000 £44,750
Scotland median annual salary £37,750 £40,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year -5.63% +21.21% -

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 1,493 1,177 1,168
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 56.98% 54.02% 41.63%
Number of salaries quoted 978 794 782
Edinburgh median annual salary £42,500 £44,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.03% +5.29% +6.25%
10th Percentile £28,000 £29,750 £26,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £58,750
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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 20 January 2018.

Salary histogram for PHP in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 66 (72.53%) Java
2 47 (51.65%) JavaScript
3 41 (45.05%) Web Development
4 36 (39.56%) Advertising
5 34 (37.36%) Agile Software Development
6 30 (32.97%) HTML
7 21 (23.08%) Python
7 21 (23.08%) Software Engineering
8 20 (21.98%) CSS
8 20 (21.98%) Mentoring
9 19 (20.88%) Degree
10 18 (19.78%) OO
11 17 (18.68%) Windows
12 15 (16.48%) Ruby
12 15 (16.48%) SQL
12 15 (16.48%) AngularJS
13 14 (15.38%) HTML5
13 14 (15.38%) C#
14 13 (14.29%) Perl
14 13 (14.29%) MySQL
15 12 (13.19%) .NET
15 12 (13.19%) Linux
15 12 (13.19%) SDLC
16 11 (12.09%) User Experience
16 11 (12.09%) Android
17 10 (10.99%) jQuery
17 10 (10.99%) DevOps
17 10 (10.99%) Spring
18 9 (9.89%) Finance
18 9 (9.89%) Hibernate

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 5 (5.49%) CMS
1 5 (5.49%) Drupal
2 4 (4.40%) Apache
2 4 (4.40%) Tomcat
3 3 (3.30%) JBoss
4 2 (2.20%) FileNet
4 2 (2.20%) WordPress
5 1 (1.10%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (2.20%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (9.89%) Magento
2 3 (3.30%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.40%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.30%) GitHub
2 3 (3.30%) SaaS
3 2 (2.20%) Oracle Service Cloud
4 1 (1.10%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.40%) SMS
1 4 (4.40%) SSH
2 3 (3.30%) SSL
3 1 (1.10%) FTP
3 1 (1.10%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (14.29%) MySQL
2 7 (7.69%) NoSQL
3 4 (4.40%) Relational Database
3 4 (4.40%) SQL Server
4 3 (3.30%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (3.30%) Redis
5 2 (2.20%) Big Data
6 1 (1.10%) Blockchain
6 1 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.10%) HBase
6 1 (1.10%) MariaDB
6 1 (1.10%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 9 (9.89%) Git (software)
2 5 (5.49%) Selenium
3 4 (4.40%) Axure RP
3 4 (4.40%) JIRA
4 3 (3.30%) Cucumber
4 3 (3.30%) JUnit
4 3 (3.30%) Subversion
5 2 (2.20%) Android Studio
5 2 (2.20%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.10%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 36 (39.56%) Advertising
2 9 (9.89%) Finance
3 6 (6.59%) Multimedia
4 4 (4.40%) Retail
5 3 (3.30%) Legal
5 3 (3.30%) Marketing
6 2 (2.20%) Games
6 2 (2.20%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 54 (59.34%) Developer
2 17 (18.68%) PHP Developer
3 13 (14.29%) Java Developer
4 12 (13.19%) Senior Developer
5 10 (10.99%) Software Developer
6 7 (7.69%) Web Developer
7 6 (6.59%) UI Engineer
8 5 (5.49%) Designer
8 5 (5.49%) Magento Developer
8 5 (5.49%) UX Designer
9 4 (4.40%) Graduate
9 4 (4.40%) Junior
9 4 (4.40%) PHP Web Developer
9 4 (4.40%) Test Engineer
10 3 (3.30%) Consultant
10 3 (3.30%) Development Manager
10 3 (3.30%) Java Software Developer
10 3 (3.30%) Linux Engineer
10 3 (3.30%) Senior Java Developer
10 3 (3.30%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (32.97%) HTML
2 20 (21.98%) CSS
3 15 (16.48%) AngularJS
4 14 (15.38%) HTML5
5 12 (13.19%) .NET
6 10 (10.99%) jQuery
6 10 (10.99%) Spring
7 9 (9.89%) Hibernate
7 9 (9.89%) React
8 8 (8.79%) Node.js
8 8 (8.79%) Symfony
9 7 (7.69%) Laravel
10 6 (6.59%) REST
11 5 (5.49%) CSS3
11 5 (5.49%) Flash
11 5 (5.49%) Ruby on Rails
11 5 (5.49%) Web Services
12 4 (4.40%) J2EE
13 3 (3.30%) JPA
13 3 (3.30%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.09%) User Experience
2 6 (6.59%) Digital Signage
2 6 (6.59%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (4.40%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.40%) BBC
4 3 (3.30%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.20%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.10%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.10%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.10%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.10%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 17 (18.68%) Windows
2 12 (13.19%) Linux
3 11 (12.09%) Android
4 8 (8.79%) Unix
5 4 (4.40%) Solaris
6 3 (3.30%) CentOS
6 3 (3.30%) Debian
6 3 (3.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (3.30%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.10%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.10%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (45.05%) Web Development
2 34 (37.36%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (23.08%) Software Engineering
4 20 (21.98%) Mentoring
5 18 (19.78%) OO
6 12 (13.19%) SDLC
7 10 (10.99%) DevOps
8 9 (9.89%) Wireframes
9 8 (8.79%) Scrum
10 7 (7.69%) Open Source
10 7 (7.69%) Test Automation
11 6 (6.59%) Analytics
11 6 (6.59%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (5.49%) Microservices
13 4 (4.40%) A/B Testing
13 4 (4.40%) Coaching
13 4 (4.40%) Qualitative Research
13 4 (4.40%) Quantitative Research
13 4 (4.40%) Service Design
13 4 (4.40%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 66 (72.53%) Java
2 47 (51.65%) JavaScript
3 21 (23.08%) Python
4 15 (16.48%) Ruby
4 15 (16.48%) SQL
5 14 (15.38%) C#
6 13 (14.29%) Perl
7 9 (9.89%) Bash Shell
8 6 (6.59%) Objective-C
9 5 (5.49%) ActionScript
10 4 (4.40%) C++
11 3 (3.30%) C
11 3 (3.30%) T-SQL
11 3 (3.30%) VBA
12 1 (1.10%) AppleScript
12 1 (1.10%) GraphQL
12 1 (1.10%) PowerShell
12 1 (1.10%) Scala
12 1 (1.10%) Shell Script
12 1 (1.10%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 19 (20.88%) Degree
2 3 (3.30%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.10%) CCFE
3 1 (1.10%) CEH
3 1 (1.10%) CEPT
3 1 (1.10%) CISSP
3 1 (1.10%) GCFA
3 1 (1.10%) GCFE
3 1 (1.10%) GCIH
3 1 (1.10%) GIAC
3 1 (1.10%) GPEN
3 1 (1.10%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.49%) SLA
2 1 (1.10%) GDPR
2 1 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.10%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (3.30%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.20%) Nagios
2 2 (2.20%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (4.40%) Apple
1 4 (4.40%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.30%) Google
2 3 (3.30%) Oracle
2 3 (3.30%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.10%) Adobe