The median annual salary for a PHP Developer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PHP Developer
UK / Scotland
Rank 91 133 133
Rank change year-on-year +42 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a PHP Developer 41 31 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.78% 1.06% 0.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.86% 1.11% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 29 30 20
Median salary £40,000 £33,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.21% +1.53%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £27,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £45,000 £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year - +2.94%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2209 2782 2954
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 95.96% 94.82% 95.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1364 1809 1832
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

PHP Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland that featured PHP Developer in the job title.

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 3 months to 26 March 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 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +29 24 £45,000 +38.46% 2
Edinburgh +7 14 £35,000 -10.25% 2
Dundee - 3 £23,000 - 1
PHP Developer
UK

PHP Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 81 (100.00%) PHP
2 46 (56.79%) MySQL
3 39 (48.15%) JavaScript
4 35 (43.21%) CSS
5 34 (41.98%) Symfony
6 33 (40.74%) HTML
7 27 (33.33%) Web Development
8 26 (32.10%) Zend
9 22 (27.16%) Web Application Development
10 21 (25.93%) Laravel
10 21 (25.93%) jQuery
10 21 (25.93%) Degree
11 19 (23.46%) Magento
12 18 (22.22%) Unit Testing
12 18 (22.22%) Computer Science
13 16 (19.75%) MySQL Certification
13 16 (19.75%) HTML5
13 16 (19.75%) Analytical Skills
14 15 (18.52%) AngularJS
15 14 (17.28%) CSS3
15 14 (17.28%) Drupal
15 14 (17.28%) OO
16 13 (16.05%) LAMP
16 13 (16.05%) WordPress
17 10 (12.35%) CMS
17 10 (12.35%) SQL
18 9 (11.11%) MVC
18 9 (11.11%) Linux
18 9 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
19 8 (9.88%) Git (software)

PHP Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 14 (17.28%) Drupal
2 13 (16.05%) WordPress
3 10 (12.35%) CMS
4 2 (2.47%) Apache
4 2 (2.47%) Joomla!
5 1 (1.23%) MODX
5 1 (1.23%) Moodle
5 1 (1.23%) Totara
Business Applications
1 19 (23.46%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.23%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.41%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (56.79%) MySQL
2 5 (6.17%) phpMyAdmin
3 3 (3.70%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.47%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.47%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.23%) MariaDB
5 1 (1.23%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (9.88%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.70%) Subversion
3 1 (1.23%) Mercurial
3 1 (1.23%) PHPUnit
General
1 6 (7.41%) Finance
2 5 (6.17%) Advertising
3 1 (1.23%) Marketing
3 1 (1.23%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (43.21%) CSS
2 34 (41.98%) Symfony
3 33 (40.74%) HTML
4 21 (25.93%) jQuery
4 21 (25.93%) Laravel
5 16 (19.75%) HTML5
6 15 (18.52%) AngularJS
7 14 (17.28%) CSS3
8 13 (16.05%) LAMP
9 6 (7.41%) Yii
10 5 (6.17%) JSON
11 4 (4.94%) Ajax
11 4 (4.94%) CodeIgniter
11 4 (4.94%) React
12 3 (3.70%) Backbone.js
12 3 (3.70%) Kohana
12 3 (3.70%) Sass
12 3 (3.70%) Web Services
12 3 (3.70%) XML
13 2 (2.47%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 18 (22.22%) Computer Science
2 16 (19.75%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (7.41%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.47%) User Experience
5 1 (1.23%) e-Learning
5 1 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 9 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (1.23%) Android
2 1 (1.23%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (33.33%) Web Development
2 22 (27.16%) Web Application Development
3 18 (22.22%) Unit Testing
4 14 (17.28%) OO
5 9 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (11.11%) MVC
6 8 (9.88%) OO PHP
7 7 (8.64%) Mobile Development
8 6 (7.41%) OOP
9 5 (6.17%) Front End Development
10 4 (4.94%) Automated Testing
10 4 (4.94%) B2B
10 4 (4.94%) B2C
10 4 (4.94%) E-Commerce
11 3 (3.70%) Kanban
11 3 (3.70%) Responsive Web Design
11 3 (3.70%) Scrum
11 3 (3.70%) SDLC
11 3 (3.70%) Software Engineering
12 2 (2.47%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 81 (100.00%) PHP
2 39 (48.15%) JavaScript
3 10 (12.35%) SQL
4 7 (8.64%) Java
5 3 (3.70%) Python
5 3 (3.70%) Ruby
6 2 (2.47%) C#
6 2 (2.47%) Perl
7 1 (1.23%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.23%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 21 (25.93%) Degree
2 16 (19.75%) MySQL Certification
System Software
1 1 (1.23%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (4.94%) cPanel
Vendors
1 26 (32.10%) Zend
2 2 (2.47%) Google
3 1 (1.23%) Facebook
3 1 (1.23%) Twitter
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