Period
to 19 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 19 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
UK > Scotland
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 67 52 82
Rank change year-on-year -15 +30 -15
Permanent jobs citing PHP 224 205 182
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 3.95% 4.47% 2.96%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.85% 7.82% 5.96%
Number of salaries quoted 190 155 152
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +23.08% -4.41%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £24,000
90th Percentile £56,825 £52,500 £55,875
UK median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

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 Scotland with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 3,269 2,623 3,055
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 57.64% 57.16% 49.72%
Number of salaries quoted 2,252 1,639 1,937
Scotland median annual salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £58,750 £58,350
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

PHP
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing PHP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for PHP in Scotland

PHP
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for PHP in Scotland

PHP
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PHP in Scotland over the 6 months to 19 February 2018.

Salary histogram for PHP in Scotland

PHP
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 within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 19 February 2018. 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
Edinburgh -10 98 £45,000 +12.50% 15
Glasgow -29 92 £40,000 -11.11% 10
Dundee +5 15 £36,250 +57.61%
Fife +1 9 £40,000 +23.08%
West Lothian - 4 - -
South Lanarkshire -4 2 £25,000 -23.08%
Stirling -8 2 £30,000 -36.84% 1
Aberdeen -11 1 £38,500 +60.42%
PHP
UK

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 Scotland region with a requirement for PHP.

1 156 (69.64%) Java
2 121 (54.02%) JavaScript
3 105 (46.88%) Agile Software Development
4 98 (43.75%) HTML
5 92 (41.07%) Web Development
6 80 (35.71%) Advertising
7 68 (30.36%) Python
8 67 (29.91%) OO
9 61 (27.23%) SQL
10 57 (25.45%) CSS
11 55 (24.55%) MySQL
12 53 (23.66%) Spring
13 51 (22.77%) AngularJS
14 47 (20.98%) SDLC
14 47 (20.98%) Finance
15 45 (20.09%) NoSQL
16 44 (19.64%) Hibernate
17 42 (18.75%) Git (software)
18 39 (17.41%) OOP
19 38 (16.96%) Oracle
20 36 (16.07%) HTML5
21 35 (15.63%) PostgreSQL
21 35 (15.63%) Mentoring
22 34 (15.18%) Docker
22 34 (15.18%) Symfony
23 33 (14.73%) Degree
23 33 (14.73%) MVC
23 33 (14.73%) Enterprise Software
24 32 (14.29%) Maven
25 30 (13.39%) Puppet

PHP
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 14 (6.25%) Drupal
2 11 (4.91%) CMS
3 10 (4.46%) Apache
4 9 (4.02%) JBoss
5 8 (3.57%) WordPress
6 7 (3.13%) Tomcat
7 3 (1.34%) Joomla!
8 2 (0.89%) FileNet
8 2 (0.89%) WildFly
9 1 (0.45%) Confluence
9 1 (0.45%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.45%) nginx
9 1 (0.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (3.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.89%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.45%) Adobe After Effects
3 1 (0.45%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.45%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.45%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 13 (5.80%) Magento
2 3 (1.34%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 23 (10.27%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (7.59%) GitHub
3 4 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (1.34%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.34%) SaaS
5 2 (0.89%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (0.89%) Oracle Service Cloud
5 2 (0.89%) Serverless
6 1 (0.45%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.45%) npm
6 1 (0.45%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.57%) SSH
2 7 (3.13%) HTTP
3 6 (2.68%) SSL
4 3 (1.34%) SMS
5 2 (0.89%) Firewall
5 2 (0.89%) FTP
6 1 (0.45%) Intranet
6 1 (0.45%) tcpdump
6 1 (0.45%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (24.55%) MySQL
2 45 (20.09%) NoSQL
3 35 (15.63%) PostgreSQL
4 26 (11.61%) Hadoop
5 17 (7.59%) MongoDB
6 15 (6.70%) Relational Database
7 13 (5.80%) SQL Server
8 7 (3.13%) Redis
9 6 (2.68%) HBase
10 3 (1.34%) Big Data
11 2 (0.89%) MariaDB
11 2 (0.89%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.45%) Blockchain
12 1 (0.45%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.45%) FileMaker
12 1 (0.45%) MS Access
12 1 (0.45%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 42 (18.75%) Git (software)
2 32 (14.29%) Maven
3 15 (6.70%) JUnit
4 12 (5.36%) Subversion
5 11 (4.91%) Selenium
6 10 (4.46%) Bitbucket
7 7 (3.13%) Cucumber
7 7 (3.13%) PHPUnit
8 6 (2.68%) JIRA
9 5 (2.23%) Mockito
10 4 (1.79%) Axure RP
10 4 (1.79%) GitLab
11 3 (1.34%) Mocha
11 3 (1.34%) Sinon.JS
11 3 (1.34%) TeamCity
12 2 (0.89%) Android Studio
12 2 (0.89%) Grunt
12 2 (0.89%) gulp
12 2 (0.89%) SoapUI
12 2 (0.89%) WebDriver
General
1 80 (35.71%) Advertising
2 47 (20.98%) Finance
3 11 (4.91%) Marketing
4 7 (3.13%) Legal
4 7 (3.13%) Retail
5 6 (2.68%) Games
5 6 (2.68%) Multimedia
6 2 (0.89%) Local Government
6 2 (0.89%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.45%) Banking
7 1 (0.45%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 167 (74.55%) Developer
2 56 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 52 (23.21%) PHP Developer
4 21 (9.38%) Software Developer
5 18 (8.04%) Senior Developer
6 17 (7.59%) Web Developer
7 10 (4.46%) Junior
8 9 (4.02%) .NET Developer
9 8 (3.57%) Test Engineer
10 7 (3.13%) Junior Developer
10 7 (3.13%) Test Automation Engineer
11 6 (2.68%) DevOps Engineer
11 6 (2.68%) VB.NET Developer
12 5 (2.23%) Designer
12 5 (2.23%) Full Stack Developer
12 5 (2.23%) Magento Developer
12 5 (2.23%) MySQL Developer
12 5 (2.23%) PHP MySQL Developer
12 5 (2.23%) PHP Web Developer
12 5 (2.23%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (43.75%) HTML
2 57 (25.45%) CSS
3 53 (23.66%) Spring
4 51 (22.77%) AngularJS
5 44 (19.64%) Hibernate
6 36 (16.07%) HTML5
7 34 (15.18%) Symfony
8 29 (12.95%) React
9 23 (10.27%) Laravel
10 21 (9.38%) .NET
10 21 (9.38%) CSS3
10 21 (9.38%) RESTful
11 18 (8.04%) Node.js
12 15 (6.70%) REST
12 15 (6.70%) Ruby on Rails
13 14 (6.25%) jQuery
14 12 (5.36%) Web Services
15 11 (4.91%) CodeIgniter
16 10 (4.46%) JSON
17 9 (4.02%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 33 (14.73%) Enterprise Software
2 16 (7.14%) User Experience
3 12 (5.36%) Computer Science
4 6 (2.68%) Digital Signage
4 6 (2.68%) Virtual Team
5 5 (2.23%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.23%) Mobile App
6 4 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (1.79%) BBC
6 4 (1.79%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (0.89%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (0.89%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.45%) Animation
8 1 (0.45%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.45%) Fintech
8 1 (0.45%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 27 (12.05%) Windows
2 24 (10.71%) Linux
3 16 (7.14%) Unix
4 14 (6.25%) Android
5 4 (1.79%) Solaris
6 3 (1.34%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.34%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.89%) CentOS
7 2 (0.89%) Debian
7 2 (0.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (46.88%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (41.07%) Web Development
3 67 (29.91%) OO
4 47 (20.98%) SDLC
5 39 (17.41%) OOP
6 35 (15.63%) Mentoring
7 33 (14.73%) MVC
8 29 (12.95%) Collaborative Working
9 24 (10.71%) Software Engineering
10 23 (10.27%) Scrum
11 21 (9.38%) DevOps
12 20 (8.93%) E-Commerce
12 20 (8.93%) Open Source
13 17 (7.59%) TDD
14 15 (6.70%) BDD
15 14 (6.25%) Test Automation
16 10 (4.46%) Continuous Integration
17 9 (4.02%) Kanban
18 8 (3.57%) Test Scripting
19 7 (3.13%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 156 (69.64%) Java
2 121 (54.02%) JavaScript
3 68 (30.36%) Python
4 61 (27.23%) SQL
5 25 (11.16%) C#
6 23 (10.27%) Ruby
7 16 (7.14%) Perl
8 15 (6.70%) Bash Shell
9 12 (5.36%) C++
10 10 (4.46%) C
11 8 (3.57%) VBA
12 6 (2.68%) PowerShell
12 6 (2.68%) VB
12 6 (2.68%) VB.NET
13 5 (2.23%) PHP 7
14 3 (1.34%) T-SQL
15 2 (0.89%) ActionScript
15 2 (0.89%) Objective-C
16 1 (0.45%) GraphQL
16 1 (0.45%) Scala
Qualifications
1 33 (14.73%) Degree
2 9 (4.02%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (0.89%) AWS Certification
3 2 (0.89%) OCA
3 2 (0.89%) OCP
3 2 (0.89%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.45%) CCFE
4 1 (0.45%) CEH
4 1 (0.45%) CEPT
4 1 (0.45%) CISSP
4 1 (0.45%) GCFA
4 1 (0.45%) GCFE
4 1 (0.45%) GCIH
4 1 (0.45%) GIAC
4 1 (0.45%) GPEN
4 1 (0.45%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (0.45%) OSCP
4 1 (0.45%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.45%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.79%) SLA
2 2 (0.89%) GDPR
2 2 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.45%) QA
System Software
1 34 (15.18%) Docker
Systems Management
1 30 (13.39%) Puppet
2 29 (12.95%) Ansible
3 3 (1.34%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.89%) Nagios
4 2 (0.89%) Terraform
5 1 (0.45%) Nessus
5 1 (0.45%) Nmap
Vendors
1 38 (16.96%) Oracle
2 21 (9.38%) Zend
3 13 (5.80%) Microsoft
4 7 (3.13%) Google
5 4 (1.79%) Apple
6 2 (0.89%) Adobe
6 2 (0.89%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.45%) Capita
7 1 (0.45%) Sun