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 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 48 44
Rank change year-on-year +4 -4  
Permanent jobs citing PHP 61 46 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 4.89% 3.84% 4.61%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.80% 8.91% 10.16%
Number of salaries quoted 45 33 44
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £49,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +4.28% -  

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 782 516 630
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 62.66% 43.11% 45.36%
Number of salaries quoted 480 311 414
Median salary £40,000 £44,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.11% +11.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £59,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +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 June 2017.

Salary histogram for PHP in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 54 (45.38%) Java
2 52 (43.70%) JavaScript
3 49 (41.18%) MySQL
4 42 (35.29%) Linux
4 42 (35.29%) Web Development
5 35 (29.41%) HTML
6 32 (26.89%) Agile Software Development
7 31 (26.05%) CSS
8 30 (25.21%) Perl
9 26 (21.85%) CMS
10 25 (21.01%) Ruby
10 25 (21.01%) jQuery
11 24 (20.17%) Symfony
12 22 (18.49%) Subversion
12 22 (18.49%) HTML5
12 22 (18.49%) .NET
12 22 (18.49%) Python
12 22 (18.49%) Jenkins
13 21 (17.65%) Web Application Development
13 21 (17.65%) Android
13 21 (17.65%) Degree
14 20 (16.81%) Continuous Integration
14 20 (16.81%) Apple iOS
15 19 (15.97%) Hibernate
15 19 (15.97%) Spring
15 19 (15.97%) Software Engineering
16 18 (15.13%) NoSQL
16 18 (15.13%) iOS Development
17 17 (14.29%) AngularJS
17 17 (14.29%) Ruby on Rails

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 26 (21.85%) CMS
2 17 (14.29%) Apache
3 13 (10.92%) Tomcat
4 11 (9.24%) Drupal
5 9 (7.56%) WordPress
6 3 (2.52%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.68%) Apache Spark
7 2 (1.68%) ArcGIS
7 2 (1.68%) Confluence
7 2 (1.68%) FileNet
7 2 (1.68%) MS Exchange
7 2 (1.68%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.84%) nginx
Applications
1 6 (5.04%) Adobe Illustrator
1 6 (5.04%) Photoshop
2 5 (4.20%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (3.36%) InDesign
3 4 (3.36%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (1.68%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.84%) InVision
5 1 (0.84%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 4 (3.36%) Magento
2 2 (1.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.68%) iTrent
2 2 (1.68%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 12 (10.08%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.36%) Amazon S3
3 3 (2.52%) Office 365
4 2 (1.68%) Oracle Service Cloud
4 2 (1.68%) SaaS
5 1 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.84%) CloudFront
5 1 (0.84%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.72%) SAN
2 4 (3.36%) HTTPS
2 4 (3.36%) SSL
3 2 (1.68%) DHCP
3 2 (1.68%) DNS
3 2 (1.68%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (1.68%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.84%) Firewall
4 1 (0.84%) Internet
4 1 (0.84%) Intranet
4 1 (0.84%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (41.18%) MySQL
2 18 (15.13%) NoSQL
3 9 (7.56%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (4.20%) MongoDB
4 5 (4.20%) Relational Database
4 5 (4.20%) SQL Server
5 3 (2.52%) MariaDB
5 3 (2.52%) Redis
6 2 (1.68%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (1.68%) GIS
6 2 (1.68%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.68%) QGIS
7 1 (0.84%) Big Data
7 1 (0.84%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.84%) HBase
7 1 (0.84%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 22 (18.49%) Jenkins
1 22 (18.49%) Subversion
2 16 (13.45%) Maven
3 8 (6.72%) JIRA
4 6 (5.04%) JUnit
5 5 (4.20%) Ant
5 5 (4.20%) HttpUnit
5 5 (4.20%) JMeter
6 4 (3.36%) Dreamweaver
6 4 (3.36%) Git (software)
7 3 (2.52%) Eclipse
8 2 (1.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (1.68%) Bitbucket
8 2 (1.68%) Jasmine
8 2 (1.68%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.84%) Axure RP
9 1 (0.84%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 1 (0.84%) Karma Test Runner
9 1 (0.84%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.84%) PHPUnit
General
1 14 (11.76%) Advertising
2 13 (10.92%) Finance
3 5 (4.20%) Retail
4 2 (1.68%) Marketing
4 2 (1.68%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.84%) Games
5 1 (0.84%) Law
Job Titles
1 71 (59.66%) Developer
2 34 (28.57%) PHP Developer
3 20 (16.81%) Java Developer
4 15 (12.61%) Web Developer
5 14 (11.76%) Consultant
6 13 (10.92%) Senior Developer
7 12 (10.08%) Software Engineer
8 11 (9.24%) Senior Java Developer
9 10 (8.40%) PHP Web Developer
10 8 (6.72%) Linux Consultant
10 8 (6.72%) Unix Consultant
11 7 (5.88%) Senior Software Engineer
12 5 (4.20%) Full Stack Developer
12 5 (4.20%) User Experience Consultant
13 4 (3.36%) Analyst
13 4 (3.36%) Designer
13 4 (3.36%) Technical Leader
14 3 (2.52%) Applications Developer
14 3 (2.52%) Python Software Engineer
14 3 (2.52%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (29.41%) HTML
2 31 (26.05%) CSS
3 25 (21.01%) jQuery
4 24 (20.17%) Symfony
5 22 (18.49%) .NET
5 22 (18.49%) HTML5
6 19 (15.97%) Hibernate
6 19 (15.97%) Spring
7 17 (14.29%) AngularJS
7 17 (14.29%) J2EE
7 17 (14.29%) Ruby on Rails
8 15 (12.61%) RESTful
9 13 (10.92%) LAMP
10 12 (10.08%) CSS3
10 12 (10.08%) JPA
10 12 (10.08%) JSP
10 12 (10.08%) Servlets
10 12 (10.08%) Web Services
11 11 (9.24%) Laravel
11 11 (9.24%) React
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.76%) Mobile App
1 14 (11.76%) User Experience
2 10 (8.40%) Computer Science
2 10 (8.40%) Replication
3 8 (6.72%) Clustering
3 8 (6.72%) Data Centre
4 5 (4.20%) Algorithms
4 5 (4.20%) Linux Command Line
5 4 (3.36%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.52%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.68%) BBC
7 2 (1.68%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.68%) IVR
7 2 (1.68%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.84%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.84%) Social Media
8 1 (0.84%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 42 (35.29%) Linux
2 21 (17.65%) Android
3 20 (16.81%) Apple iOS
4 14 (11.76%) Unix
5 10 (8.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (6.72%) AIX
6 8 (6.72%) Windows
7 4 (3.36%) Solaris
8 3 (2.52%) CentOS
8 3 (2.52%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.68%) Debian
9 2 (1.68%) Ubuntu
9 2 (1.68%) Windows 7
9 2 (1.68%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.84%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (35.29%) Web Development
2 32 (26.89%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (17.65%) Web Application Development
4 20 (16.81%) Continuous Integration
5 19 (15.97%) Software Engineering
6 18 (15.13%) iOS Development
7 15 (12.61%) Android Development
8 14 (11.76%) High Availability
8 14 (11.76%) Responsive Web Design
9 13 (10.92%) Open Source
10 12 (10.08%) OO
11 11 (9.24%) Scrum
12 9 (7.56%) ITIL
12 9 (7.56%) TDD
13 8 (6.72%) Configuration Management
13 8 (6.72%) Disaster Recovery
13 8 (6.72%) Identity Management
13 8 (6.72%) Programme Delivery
14 7 (5.88%) Web Design
15 6 (5.04%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 54 (45.38%) Java
2 52 (43.70%) JavaScript
3 30 (25.21%) Perl
4 25 (21.01%) Ruby
5 22 (18.49%) Python
6 15 (12.61%) Bash Shell
7 12 (10.08%) C
8 11 (9.24%) C#
9 9 (7.56%) SQL
10 5 (4.20%) Objective-C
11 4 (3.36%) C++
12 3 (2.52%) Apple Swift
13 2 (1.68%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.84%) ActionScript
14 1 (0.84%) AppleScript
14 1 (0.84%) CoffeeScript
14 1 (0.84%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.84%) VB
14 1 (0.84%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 21 (17.65%) Degree
2 12 (10.08%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.84%) DBS Check
3 1 (0.84%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.84%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.68%) SLA
2 1 (0.84%) QA
System Software
1 10 (8.40%) Active Directory
2 8 (6.72%) RHEV
3 6 (5.04%) Docker
4 4 (3.36%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (1.68%) DFS Replication
5 2 (1.68%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.84%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.84%) HDFS
6 1 (0.84%) KVM
Systems Management
1 12 (10.08%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (7.56%) Puppet
3 8 (6.72%) Control-M
3 8 (6.72%) Rundeck
3 8 (6.72%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (1.68%) WSUS
5 1 (0.84%) Ansible
5 1 (0.84%) Cacti
5 1 (0.84%) Capistrano
5 1 (0.84%) Graphite
5 1 (0.84%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.84%) Nagios
Vendors
1 16 (13.45%) Alterian
2 11 (9.24%) Red Hat
3 9 (7.56%) Oracle
4 8 (6.72%) EMC
5 6 (5.04%) Adobe
5 6 (5.04%) Microsoft
6 3 (2.52%) Atlassian
6 3 (2.52%) Google
7 2 (1.68%) Apple
7 2 (1.68%) Citrix
7 2 (1.68%) Northgate
8 1 (0.84%) Facebook
8 1 (0.84%) Twitter
8 1 (0.84%) VMware
8 1 (0.84%) Zend
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Competitive Salary and Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson
Salary: Addtional Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago