Period
to 21 May 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 21 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
UK > Scotland
6 months to
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 73 47 83
Rank change year-on-year -26 +36 -22
Permanent jobs citing PHP 215 240 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 3.77% 5.13% 3.09%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.75% 8.28% 6.14%
Number of salaries quoted 181 171 133
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £23,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £52,500 £53,750
UK median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%

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 3,186 2,899 2,913
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 55.90% 61.92% 50.24%
Number of salaries quoted 2,243 1,774 1,718
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% -0.59%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £60,300
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%

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 21 May 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 21 May 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
Glasgow -17 124 £50,000 +11.11% 10
Edinburgh -18 80 £40,000 +6.67% 20
Dundee +1 5 £38,750 +68.48% 4
Fife -8 3 £40,000 +26.98% 1
Aberdeen -7 2 £38,500 +60.42%
South Lanarkshire -3 1 £25,000 -28.57%
East Ayrshire - 1 £24,500 -
PHP
UK

For the 6 months to 21 May 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.

1 149 (69.30%) Java
2 144 (66.98%) JavaScript
3 122 (56.74%) Agile Software Development
4 121 (56.28%) HTML
5 104 (48.37%) SQL
6 101 (46.98%) Python
7 99 (46.05%) MySQL
8 98 (45.58%) OO
9 95 (44.19%) NoSQL
10 81 (37.67%) SDLC
11 80 (37.21%) Finance
12 79 (36.74%) Spring
12 79 (36.74%) AngularJS
13 78 (36.28%) OOP
14 75 (34.88%) Oracle
15 74 (34.42%) PostgreSQL
15 74 (34.42%) Hibernate
16 72 (33.49%) Docker
17 70 (32.56%) Enterprise Software
18 68 (31.63%) Maven
19 67 (31.16%) Ansible
19 67 (31.16%) Collaborative Working
20 66 (30.70%) Puppet
21 65 (30.23%) Hadoop
22 57 (26.51%) Web Development
23 48 (22.33%) Advertising
24 44 (20.47%) CSS
25 32 (14.88%) Degree
25 32 (14.88%) Git (software)
26 28 (13.02%) Symfony

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 8 (3.72%) Apache
1 8 (3.72%) CMS
2 7 (3.26%) Drupal
2 7 (3.26%) WordPress
3 5 (2.33%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.40%) Joomla!
5 2 (0.93%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (0.93%) JBoss
5 2 (0.93%) Moodle
5 2 (0.93%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.47%) nginx
6 1 (0.47%) Totara
6 1 (0.47%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.47%) WebSphere Portal
6 1 (0.47%) WildFly
Applications
1 11 (5.12%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.40%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.93%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.47%) Adobe After Effects
4 1 (0.47%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.47%) InDesign
4 1 (0.47%) InVision
4 1 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (4.65%) Magento
2 2 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.47%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 27 (12.56%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (1.86%) GitHub
4 2 (0.93%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (0.93%) Force.com
4 2 (0.93%) Serverless
5 1 (0.47%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.47%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.47%) SaaS
5 1 (0.47%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.26%) HTTP
2 6 (2.79%) Firewall
3 3 (1.40%) Intranet
3 3 (1.40%) LAN
3 3 (1.40%) SMS
3 3 (1.40%) SSH
3 3 (1.40%) WAN
4 2 (0.93%) FTP
5 1 (0.47%) DAB
5 1 (0.47%) SSL
5 1 (0.47%) tcpdump
5 1 (0.47%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (46.05%) MySQL
2 95 (44.19%) NoSQL
3 74 (34.42%) PostgreSQL
4 65 (30.23%) Hadoop
5 16 (7.44%) SQL Server
6 14 (6.51%) Relational Database
7 11 (5.12%) MongoDB
8 8 (3.72%) HBase
8 8 (3.72%) Redis
9 3 (1.40%) Big Data
10 2 (0.93%) MariaDB
10 2 (0.93%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.47%) Blockchain
11 1 (0.47%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.47%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 68 (31.63%) Maven
2 32 (14.88%) Git (software)
3 14 (6.51%) Subversion
4 8 (3.72%) Selenium
5 7 (3.26%) PHPUnit
6 6 (2.79%) JUnit
7 4 (1.86%) Bitbucket
7 4 (1.86%) Mockito
8 3 (1.40%) Axure RP
9 2 (0.93%) GitLab
9 2 (0.93%) Mocha
9 2 (0.93%) Sinon.JS
9 2 (0.93%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.93%) WebDriver
9 2 (0.93%) Xdebug
10 1 (0.47%) Grunt
10 1 (0.47%) gulp
10 1 (0.47%) Jasmine
10 1 (0.47%) Protractor
10 1 (0.47%) TestNG
General
1 80 (37.21%) Finance
2 48 (22.33%) Advertising
3 5 (2.33%) Multimedia
4 4 (1.86%) Marketing
4 4 (1.86%) Retail
5 2 (0.93%) Games
5 2 (0.93%) Local Government
6 1 (0.47%) Billing
6 1 (0.47%) Electronics
6 1 (0.47%) Legal
6 1 (0.47%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 154 (71.63%) Developer
2 71 (33.02%) Java Developer
3 36 (16.74%) PHP Developer
4 18 (8.37%) Software Developer
5 16 (7.44%) Technical Leader
6 12 (5.58%) Web Developer
7 11 (5.12%) DevOps Engineer
8 10 (4.65%) Senior Developer
9 9 (4.19%) .NET Developer
10 8 (3.72%) Junior
10 8 (3.72%) VB.NET Developer
11 6 (2.79%) Junior Developer
11 6 (2.79%) PHP Web Developer
12 5 (2.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 5 (2.33%) Full Stack Developer
12 5 (2.33%) Magento Developer
12 5 (2.33%) MySQL Developer
12 5 (2.33%) PHP MySQL Developer
13 4 (1.86%) Designer
13 4 (1.86%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (56.28%) HTML
2 79 (36.74%) AngularJS
2 79 (36.74%) Spring
3 74 (34.42%) Hibernate
4 44 (20.47%) CSS
5 28 (13.02%) Symfony
6 27 (12.56%) HTML5
7 19 (8.84%) Laravel
8 18 (8.37%) Node.js
8 18 (8.37%) React
9 17 (7.91%) .NET
10 15 (6.98%) REST
11 14 (6.51%) CSS3
12 13 (6.05%) jQuery
12 13 (6.05%) LAMP
13 12 (5.58%) JSON
13 12 (5.58%) RESTful
14 8 (3.72%) Web Services
14 8 (3.72%) Yii
15 7 (3.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 70 (32.56%) Enterprise Software
2 13 (6.05%) User Experience
3 10 (4.65%) Computer Science
4 8 (3.72%) Virtual Team
5 7 (3.26%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (1.86%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (1.86%) Linux Command Line
7 3 (1.40%) BBC
7 3 (1.40%) Digital Signage
7 3 (1.40%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.40%) Public Cloud
8 2 (0.93%) Data Centre
8 2 (0.93%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.47%) Animation
9 1 (0.47%) e-Learning
9 1 (0.47%) Fintech
9 1 (0.47%) Graphic Design
9 1 (0.47%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 19 (8.84%) Linux
2 17 (7.91%) Windows
3 12 (5.58%) Unix
4 9 (4.19%) Android
5 3 (1.40%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.47%) CentOS
6 1 (0.47%) Debian
6 1 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.47%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (56.74%) Agile Software Development
2 98 (45.58%) OO
3 81 (37.67%) SDLC
4 78 (36.28%) OOP
5 67 (31.16%) Collaborative Working
6 57 (26.51%) Web Development
7 24 (11.16%) DevOps
8 19 (8.84%) Scrum
9 18 (8.37%) MVC
10 16 (7.44%) Open Source
11 15 (6.98%) E-Commerce
12 11 (5.12%) Software Engineering
13 10 (4.65%) Load Testing
13 10 (4.65%) Problem-Solving
14 9 (4.19%) Test Automation
15 8 (3.72%) Kanban
15 8 (3.72%) Task Automation
15 8 (3.72%) TDD
16 7 (3.26%) Analytics
16 7 (3.26%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 149 (69.30%) Java
2 144 (66.98%) JavaScript
3 104 (48.37%) SQL
4 101 (46.98%) Python
5 24 (11.16%) C#
6 13 (6.05%) C++
7 11 (5.12%) Bash Shell
7 11 (5.12%) Perl
8 10 (4.65%) C
9 9 (4.19%) PowerShell
10 8 (3.72%) Ruby
10 8 (3.72%) VB
10 8 (3.72%) VB.NET
10 8 (3.72%) VBA
11 3 (1.40%) PHP 7
12 2 (0.93%) Apex Code
13 1 (0.47%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.47%) Scala
13 1 (0.47%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.47%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 32 (14.88%) Degree
2 9 (4.19%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (0.93%) AWS Certification
3 2 (0.93%) OCA
3 2 (0.93%) OCP
3 2 (0.93%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.47%) CCFE
4 1 (0.47%) CEH
4 1 (0.47%) CEPT
4 1 (0.47%) CISSP
4 1 (0.47%) GCFA
4 1 (0.47%) GCFE
4 1 (0.47%) GCIH
4 1 (0.47%) GIAC
4 1 (0.47%) GPEN
4 1 (0.47%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (0.47%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.86%) QA
1 4 (1.86%) SLA
2 2 (0.93%) GDPR
2 2 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 72 (33.49%) Docker
2 3 (1.40%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 67 (31.16%) Ansible
2 66 (30.70%) Puppet
3 2 (0.93%) Terraform
4 1 (0.47%) cPanel
4 1 (0.47%) Nessus
4 1 (0.47%) Nmap
4 1 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 75 (34.88%) Oracle
2 16 (7.44%) Microsoft
3 15 (6.98%) Zend
4 11 (5.12%) Google
5 3 (1.40%) Adobe
5 3 (1.40%) Apple
5 3 (1.40%) VMware
6 2 (0.93%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.47%) Capita
7 1 (0.47%) IBM