Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a PHP Developer was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP Developer
UK > Scotland
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 163 143 181
Rank change year-on-year -20 +38 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a PHP Developer 58 70 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.02% 1.35% 0.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.06% 1.41% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 52 62 52
Scotland median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.69% +8.33%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £23,775
90th Percentile £46,125 £45,000 £41,125
UK median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Scotland
Permanent vacancies in Scotland with a recognized job title 5453 4965 6164
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.29% 95.92% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 3499 3084 3969
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,238 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £63,750
UK median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% -

PHP Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings that featured PHP Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for PHP Developer in Scotland

PHP Developer
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for PHP Developer in Scotland

PHP Developer
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PHP Developer in Scotland over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for PHP Developer in Scotland

PHP Developer
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PHP Developer within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow -11 28 £33,000 -5.71%
Edinburgh -28 23 £35,000 - 3
Stirling +4 5 £30,000 -36.84%
Fife - 1 £37,500 -
Dundee - 1 £32,500 - 1
PHP Developer
UK

PHP Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, PHP Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region featuring PHP Developer in the job title.

1 58 (100.00%) PHP
2 41 (70.69%) JavaScript
3 37 (63.79%) HTML
4 30 (51.72%) CSS
4 30 (51.72%) Symfony
5 23 (39.66%) MySQL
5 23 (39.66%) Laravel
6 22 (37.93%) HTML5
6 22 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (34.48%) Web Development
8 16 (27.59%) Zend
8 16 (27.59%) MVC
8 16 (27.59%) React
9 12 (20.69%) jQuery
10 11 (18.97%) Open Source
10 11 (18.97%) CSS3
10 11 (18.97%) Java
10 11 (18.97%) OO
11 10 (17.24%) MongoDB
12 9 (15.52%) Git (software)
12 9 (15.52%) Relational Database
12 9 (15.52%) Linux
12 9 (15.52%) LAMP
13 8 (13.79%) DevOps
13 8 (13.79%) AngularJS
13 8 (13.79%) RESTful
13 8 (13.79%) CodeIgniter
14 7 (12.07%) SQL
14 7 (12.07%) CRM
14 7 (12.07%) B2B

PHP Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 (10.34%) Drupal
2 4 (6.90%) Apache
3 3 (5.17%) CMS
4 2 (3.45%) WordPress
5 1 (1.72%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.72%) Joomla!
Applications
1 3 (5.17%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (5.17%) InDesign
1 3 (5.17%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (5.17%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (5.17%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (5.17%) Magento
2 2 (3.45%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.62%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.17%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.17%) HTTPS
1 3 (5.17%) SSL
2 2 (3.45%) SMS
3 1 (1.72%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (39.66%) MySQL
2 10 (17.24%) MongoDB
3 9 (15.52%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.45%) Redis
5 1 (1.72%) MariaDB
5 1 (1.72%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.72%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.72%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (15.52%) Git (software)
2 3 (5.17%) Dreamweaver
2 3 (5.17%) PHPUnit
2 3 (5.17%) Subversion
3 2 (3.45%) Cucumber
3 2 (3.45%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (5.17%) Advertising
1 3 (5.17%) Marketing
1 3 (5.17%) Retail
2 1 (1.72%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (63.79%) HTML
2 30 (51.72%) CSS
2 30 (51.72%) Symfony
3 23 (39.66%) Laravel
4 22 (37.93%) HTML5
5 16 (27.59%) React
6 12 (20.69%) jQuery
7 11 (18.97%) CSS3
8 9 (15.52%) LAMP
9 8 (13.79%) AngularJS
9 8 (13.79%) CodeIgniter
9 8 (13.79%) RESTful
10 6 (10.34%) REST
11 5 (8.62%) Ajax
12 4 (6.90%) JSON
12 4 (6.90%) Node.js
13 3 (5.17%) .NET
13 3 (5.17%) Django
13 3 (5.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 2 (3.45%) Behat
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.17%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (3.45%) User Experience
3 1 (1.72%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.72%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.72%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.72%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.52%) Linux
2 5 (8.62%) Android
3 4 (6.90%) Unix
4 2 (3.45%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.72%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (34.48%) Web Development
3 16 (27.59%) MVC
4 11 (18.97%) OO
4 11 (18.97%) Open Source
5 8 (13.79%) DevOps
6 7 (12.07%) B2B
6 7 (12.07%) CRM
7 5 (8.62%) E-Commerce
7 5 (8.62%) Scrum
7 5 (8.62%) Unit Testing
8 4 (6.90%) OO PHP
8 4 (6.90%) OOP
8 4 (6.90%) Web Design
9 3 (5.17%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (5.17%) Mentoring
9 3 (5.17%) Responsive Web Design
9 3 (5.17%) Software Engineering
9 3 (5.17%) TDD
10 2 (3.45%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 58 (100.00%) PHP
2 41 (70.69%) JavaScript
3 11 (18.97%) Java
4 7 (12.07%) SQL
5 6 (10.34%) Python
6 2 (3.45%) Bash Shell
6 2 (3.45%) PHP 7
7 1 (1.72%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (3.45%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (5.17%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (1.72%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (3.45%) Capistrano
1 2 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (3.45%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (27.59%) Zend
2 4 (6.90%) Adobe
3 3 (5.17%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.45%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.72%) Capita