Period
to 23 April 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 23 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 65 52 70
Rank change year-on-year -13 +18 -15
Permanent jobs citing PHP 81 96 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 3.07% 4.33% 3.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.07% 7.31% 7.08%
Number of salaries quoted 71 62 55
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £38,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.42% +8.57% +6.06%
10th Percentile £28,750 £23,050 £23,850
90th Percentile £60,000 £55,000 £47,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% +14.29% -

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 1,335 1,313 1,101
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 50.61% 59.20% 42.38%
Number of salaries quoted 916 830 750
Edinburgh median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.53% - +3.34%
10th Percentile £28,000 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,000 £62,500 £59,500
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +1.23%

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 23 April 2018.

Salary histogram for PHP in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 April 2018, 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 52 (64.20%) Java
2 44 (54.32%) JavaScript
3 35 (43.21%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (43.21%) Web Development
4 33 (40.74%) HTML
5 31 (38.27%) Advertising
6 24 (29.63%) CSS
7 21 (25.93%) OO
7 21 (25.93%) Windows
7 21 (25.93%) Degree
8 20 (24.69%) SQL
8 20 (24.69%) MySQL
9 19 (23.46%) C#
10 18 (22.22%) HTML5
11 17 (20.99%) Python
12 15 (18.52%) Git (software)
13 13 (16.05%) NoSQL
13 13 (16.05%) Microsoft
14 12 (14.81%) .NET
14 12 (14.81%) Perl
15 11 (13.58%) C++
15 11 (13.58%) Microsoft Excel
15 11 (13.58%) Finance
15 11 (13.58%) Software Engineering
15 11 (13.58%) Symfony
15 11 (13.58%) AngularJS
15 11 (13.58%) React
15 11 (13.58%) SDLC
16 10 (12.35%) User Experience
16 10 (12.35%) Android

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 4 (4.94%) CMS
2 3 (3.70%) JBoss
3 2 (2.47%) Apache
3 2 (2.47%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.23%) Drupal
4 1 (1.23%) Moodle
4 1 (1.23%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.23%) WordPress
Applications
1 11 (13.58%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.47%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.23%) Adobe After Effects
3 1 (1.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (1.23%) InDesign
3 1 (1.23%) InVision
3 1 (1.23%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (7.41%) Magento
2 2 (2.47%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.94%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.47%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (1.23%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.23%) SaaS
3 1 (1.23%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.17%) SSH
2 3 (3.70%) SMS
2 3 (3.70%) SSL
3 2 (2.47%) FTP
3 2 (2.47%) HTTP
4 1 (1.23%) Intranet
4 1 (1.23%) tcpdump
4 1 (1.23%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (24.69%) MySQL
2 13 (16.05%) NoSQL
3 10 (12.35%) SQL Server
4 9 (11.11%) MongoDB
4 9 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (9.88%) HBase
5 8 (9.88%) Redis
6 6 (7.41%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.47%) Big Data
7 2 (2.47%) MariaDB
7 2 (2.47%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.23%) Blockchain
8 1 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 15 (18.52%) Git (software)
2 8 (9.88%) Subversion
3 7 (8.64%) Selenium
4 4 (4.94%) Axure RP
5 2 (2.47%) TeamCity
5 2 (2.47%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.23%) Jasmine
6 1 (1.23%) JIRA
6 1 (1.23%) JUnit
6 1 (1.23%) PHPUnit
6 1 (1.23%) Protractor
6 1 (1.23%) TestNG
General
1 31 (38.27%) Advertising
2 11 (13.58%) Finance
3 6 (7.41%) Multimedia
4 4 (4.94%) Retail
5 3 (3.70%) Marketing
6 2 (2.47%) Games
6 2 (2.47%) Local Government
7 1 (1.23%) Billing
Job Titles
1 52 (64.20%) Developer
2 15 (18.52%) PHP Developer
3 11 (13.58%) Java Developer
4 10 (12.35%) Software Developer
5 9 (11.11%) .NET Developer
6 8 (9.88%) VB.NET Developer
7 6 (7.41%) Senior Developer
7 6 (7.41%) Web Developer
8 5 (6.17%) Designer
8 5 (6.17%) Magento Developer
8 5 (6.17%) PHP Web Developer
9 4 (4.94%) UX Designer
10 3 (3.70%) Analyst
10 3 (3.70%) Consultant
10 3 (3.70%) Graduate
10 3 (3.70%) Java Software Developer
10 3 (3.70%) MySQL Developer
10 3 (3.70%) PHP MySQL Developer
10 3 (3.70%) Senior Software Developer
10 3 (3.70%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (40.74%) HTML
2 24 (29.63%) CSS
3 18 (22.22%) HTML5
4 12 (14.81%) .NET
5 11 (13.58%) AngularJS
5 11 (13.58%) React
5 11 (13.58%) Symfony
6 10 (12.35%) Laravel
7 8 (9.88%) CSS3
7 8 (9.88%) Hibernate
7 8 (9.88%) REST
7 8 (9.88%) Spring
8 7 (8.64%) Node.js
9 6 (7.41%) jQuery
10 4 (4.94%) LAMP
10 4 (4.94%) Yii
11 3 (3.70%) JPA
11 3 (3.70%) JSON
11 3 (3.70%) RESTful
11 3 (3.70%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.35%) User Experience
2 8 (9.88%) Virtual Team
3 6 (7.41%) Digital Signage
4 5 (6.17%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (4.94%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (4.94%) BBC
5 4 (4.94%) Computer Science
6 3 (3.70%) Mobile App
6 3 (3.70%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (2.47%) Public Cloud
8 1 (1.23%) Animation
8 1 (1.23%) Data Centre
8 1 (1.23%) Graphic Design
8 1 (1.23%) VLE
8 1 (1.23%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 21 (25.93%) Windows
2 10 (12.35%) Android
3 8 (9.88%) Linux
3 8 (9.88%) Unix
4 2 (2.47%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.47%) CentOS
4 2 (2.47%) Debian
4 2 (2.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.47%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (43.21%) Agile Software Development
1 35 (43.21%) Web Development
2 21 (25.93%) OO
3 11 (13.58%) SDLC
3 11 (13.58%) Software Engineering
4 9 (11.11%) Scrum
5 8 (9.88%) DevOps
5 8 (9.88%) Problem-Solving
5 8 (9.88%) Task Automation
6 7 (8.64%) Test Automation
7 5 (6.17%) Analytics
7 5 (6.17%) E-Commerce
7 5 (6.17%) Mentoring
7 5 (6.17%) MVC
7 5 (6.17%) Open Source
7 5 (6.17%) Wireframes
8 4 (4.94%) A/B Testing
8 4 (4.94%) Front End Development
8 4 (4.94%) Microservices
8 4 (4.94%) Quantitative Research
Programming Languages
1 52 (64.20%) Java
2 44 (54.32%) JavaScript
3 20 (24.69%) SQL
4 19 (23.46%) C#
5 17 (20.99%) Python
6 12 (14.81%) Perl
7 11 (13.58%) C++
8 10 (12.35%) Bash Shell
8 10 (12.35%) C
9 8 (9.88%) PowerShell
9 8 (9.88%) VB
9 8 (9.88%) VB.NET
9 8 (9.88%) VBA
10 1 (1.23%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.23%) Ruby
10 1 (1.23%) Scala
10 1 (1.23%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.23%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 21 (25.93%) Degree
2 2 (2.47%) AWS Certification
2 2 (2.47%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.23%) CCFE
3 1 (1.23%) CEH
3 1 (1.23%) CEPT
3 1 (1.23%) CISSP
3 1 (1.23%) GCFA
3 1 (1.23%) GCFE
3 1 (1.23%) GCIH
3 1 (1.23%) GIAC
3 1 (1.23%) GPEN
3 1 (1.23%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.70%) QA
2 2 (2.47%) GDPR
2 2 (2.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.47%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (3.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.47%) Ansible
2 1 (1.23%) Nessus
2 1 (1.23%) Nmap
Vendors
1 13 (16.05%) Microsoft
2 9 (11.11%) Oracle
3 4 (4.94%) Apple
4 3 (3.70%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.47%) Adobe
6 1 (1.23%) Capita
6 1 (1.23%) Google