Period
to 21 November 2017

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

PHP
UK > Scotland
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 69 60 76
Rank change year-on-year -9 +16 +2
Permanent jobs citing PHP 205 188 207
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 3.62% 3.63% 3.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.91% 6.79% 6.47%
Number of salaries quoted 152 150 162
Scotland median annual salary £35,500 £40,000 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.25% +15.94% +4.55%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,450 £25,275
90th Percentile £55,000 £55,000 £84,250
UK median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 3467 2768 3201
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 61.20% 53.51% 50.03%
Number of salaries quoted 2242 1704 1992
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK median annual salary £49,039 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.24% +5.56% +2.27%

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 November 2017.

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 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
Edinburgh -14 99 £40,000 - 8
Glasgow -6 69 £35,000 - 5
Dundee +9 15 £32,500 -20.73% 2
Stirling -3 9 £30,000 -40.00% 1
Fife +6 6 £41,250 +26.92% 1
West Lothian - 4 - -
South Lanarkshire -9 1 £25,000 -23.08%
PHP
UK

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Scotland region with a requirement for PHP.

1 98 (47.80%) Java
2 94 (45.85%) JavaScript
3 84 (40.98%) Web Development
4 74 (36.10%) HTML
5 65 (31.71%) Agile Software Development
6 59 (28.78%) CSS
7 56 (27.32%) MySQL
8 52 (25.37%) Python
9 50 (24.39%) Linux
10 46 (22.44%) Advertising
11 39 (19.02%) Symfony
12 37 (18.05%) Git (software)
12 37 (18.05%) Open Source
12 37 (18.05%) HTML5
13 36 (17.56%) Unix
14 34 (16.59%) Ruby
14 34 (16.59%) Software Engineering
15 32 (15.61%) Perl
15 32 (15.61%) MVC
16 31 (15.12%) Mentoring
17 29 (14.15%) Puppet
17 29 (14.15%) jQuery
18 28 (13.66%) AngularJS
19 27 (13.17%) NoSQL
19 27 (13.17%) DevOps
19 27 (13.17%) Opscode Chef
19 27 (13.17%) React
19 27 (13.17%) Windows
20 26 (12.68%) SQL
20 26 (12.68%) OO

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 15 (7.32%) Apache
2 13 (6.34%) Drupal
3 11 (5.37%) CMS
4 9 (4.39%) WordPress
5 8 (3.90%) JBoss
6 7 (3.41%) Tomcat
7 5 (2.44%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (1.95%) Confluence
9 2 (0.98%) FileNet
9 2 (0.98%) nginx
10 1 (0.49%) Joomla!
10 1 (0.49%) WildFly
Applications
1 6 (2.93%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (2.44%) Adobe Illustrator
2 5 (2.44%) Photoshop
3 4 (1.95%) InDesign
3 4 (1.95%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (2.44%) Magento
2 3 (1.46%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.98%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 19 (9.27%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (7.32%) GitHub
3 9 (4.39%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (2.93%) Amazon S3
4 6 (2.93%) SaaS
5 3 (1.46%) CloudFront
6 2 (0.98%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.98%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.98%) Oracle Service Cloud
7 1 (0.49%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 22 (10.73%) SSL
2 11 (5.37%) DNS
3 10 (4.88%) HTTP
3 10 (4.88%) IPsec
3 10 (4.88%) TCP/IP
4 9 (4.39%) SAN
4 9 (4.39%) SMTP
5 5 (2.44%) SSH
6 4 (1.95%) HTTPS
6 4 (1.95%) SMS
7 1 (0.49%) Asterisk PBX
7 1 (0.49%) DHCP
7 1 (0.49%) Firewall
7 1 (0.49%) OSPF
7 1 (0.49%) RIP
7 1 (0.49%) VoIP
7 1 (0.49%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (27.32%) MySQL
2 27 (13.17%) NoSQL
3 18 (8.78%) Relational Database
4 14 (6.83%) MongoDB
5 12 (5.85%) Redis
6 8 (3.90%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (3.41%) SQL Server
8 2 (0.98%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.49%) FileMaker
9 1 (0.49%) MariaDB
9 1 (0.49%) MS Access
9 1 (0.49%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.49%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 37 (18.05%) Git (software)
2 16 (7.80%) Subversion
3 11 (5.37%) JUnit
4 10 (4.88%) JIRA
5 9 (4.39%) Cucumber
6 8 (3.90%) Bitbucket
6 8 (3.90%) Maven
7 7 (3.41%) Selenium
8 5 (2.44%) Jenkins
9 4 (1.95%) Dreamweaver
9 4 (1.95%) PHPUnit
9 4 (1.95%) TeamCity
10 2 (0.98%) Android Studio
10 2 (0.98%) Ant
10 2 (0.98%) GitLab
10 2 (0.98%) HttpUnit
10 2 (0.98%) JMeter
10 2 (0.98%) Mercurial
10 2 (0.98%) PhpStorm
11 1 (0.49%) gulp
General
1 46 (22.44%) Advertising
2 22 (10.73%) Finance
3 11 (5.37%) Marketing
4 10 (4.88%) Games
5 7 (3.41%) Legal
5 7 (3.41%) Retail
6 1 (0.49%) Back Office
6 1 (0.49%) Banking
6 1 (0.49%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.49%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.49%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 124 (60.49%) Developer
2 59 (28.78%) PHP Developer
3 27 (13.17%) Web Developer
4 18 (8.78%) Java Developer
4 18 (8.78%) Senior Developer
5 13 (6.34%) Consultant
6 11 (5.37%) DevOps Engineer
6 11 (5.37%) Software Developer
6 11 (5.37%) Software Engineer
7 9 (4.39%) Linux Consultant
7 9 (4.39%) Unix Consultant
8 8 (3.90%) PHP Web Developer
9 7 (3.41%) Junior
9 7 (3.41%) Senior PHP Developer
9 7 (3.41%) Technical Leader
9 7 (3.41%) Test Automation Engineer
9 7 (3.41%) Test Engineer
9 7 (3.41%) UI Engineer
10 5 (2.44%) Full Stack Developer
11 4 (1.95%) PHP Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (36.10%) HTML
2 59 (28.78%) CSS
3 39 (19.02%) Symfony
4 37 (18.05%) HTML5
5 29 (14.15%) jQuery
6 28 (13.66%) AngularJS
7 27 (13.17%) React
8 24 (11.71%) Laravel
9 22 (10.73%) CSS3
10 21 (10.24%) Node.js
11 20 (9.76%) Ruby on Rails
11 20 (9.76%) Spring
12 19 (9.27%) .NET
13 16 (7.80%) RESTful
14 15 (7.32%) Hibernate
15 14 (6.83%) LAMP
16 11 (5.37%) Web Services
17 9 (4.39%) Behat
17 9 (4.39%) CodeIgniter
18 8 (3.90%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 13 (6.34%) User Experience
2 12 (5.85%) Computer Science
3 9 (4.39%) Clustering
3 9 (4.39%) Data Centre
3 9 (4.39%) Management Information System
3 9 (4.39%) Replication
4 8 (3.90%) Linux Command Line
5 5 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.46%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.46%) Digital Signage
6 3 (1.46%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.46%) Xbox
7 2 (0.98%) BBC
8 1 (0.49%) Fintech
8 1 (0.49%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.49%) PlayStation
8 1 (0.49%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 50 (24.39%) Linux
2 36 (17.56%) Unix
3 27 (13.17%) Windows
4 13 (6.34%) Android
4 13 (6.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (4.88%) Ubuntu
6 9 (4.39%) AIX
7 6 (2.93%) Solaris
8 5 (2.44%) CentOS
9 4 (1.95%) Debian
10 3 (1.46%) Apple iOS
10 3 (1.46%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.49%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (40.98%) Web Development
2 65 (31.71%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (18.05%) Open Source
4 34 (16.59%) Software Engineering
5 32 (15.61%) MVC
6 31 (15.12%) Mentoring
7 27 (13.17%) DevOps
8 26 (12.68%) OO
9 21 (10.24%) Configuration Management
10 18 (8.78%) Scrum
11 16 (7.80%) ITIL
11 16 (7.80%) SDLC
12 15 (7.32%) BDD
12 15 (7.32%) Continuous Integration
12 15 (7.32%) TDD
13 12 (5.85%) E-Commerce
13 12 (5.85%) Test Automation
14 11 (5.37%) CRM
15 10 (4.88%) High Availability
15 10 (4.88%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 98 (47.80%) Java
2 94 (45.85%) JavaScript
3 52 (25.37%) Python
4 34 (16.59%) Ruby
5 32 (15.61%) Perl
6 26 (12.68%) SQL
7 22 (10.73%) Bash Shell
8 15 (7.32%) C#
9 11 (5.37%) C
10 10 (4.88%) PowerShell
11 9 (4.39%) Objective-C
12 6 (2.93%) ActionScript
13 4 (1.95%) Shell Script
14 3 (1.46%) AppleScript
14 3 (1.46%) T-SQL
15 2 (0.98%) C++
15 2 (0.98%) PHP 7
15 2 (0.98%) PL/SQL
15 2 (0.98%) VBA
16 1 (0.49%) GraphQL
Qualifications
1 15 (7.32%) Degree
2 7 (3.41%) Computer Science Degree
2 7 (3.41%) RHCE
3 4 (1.95%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.49%) OCA
4 1 (0.49%) OCP
4 1 (0.49%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.49%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (5.37%) Docker
2 9 (4.39%) Active Directory
2 9 (4.39%) RHEV
3 4 (1.95%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.49%) KVM
4 1 (0.49%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.49%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 29 (14.15%) Puppet
2 27 (13.17%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (6.83%) Nagios
4 10 (4.88%) Grafana
4 10 (4.88%) ZABBIX
5 9 (4.39%) Control-M
5 9 (4.39%) Rundeck
5 9 (4.39%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 8 (3.90%) CFEngine
7 7 (3.41%) Ansible
8 3 (1.46%) Capistrano
9 2 (0.98%) Cacti
9 2 (0.98%) Graphite
10 1 (0.49%) Icinga
10 1 (0.49%) Linux-HA
10 1 (0.49%) SmokePing
Vendors
1 21 (10.24%) Red Hat
2 17 (8.29%) Zend
3 12 (5.85%) Oracle
4 9 (4.39%) EMC
4 9 (4.39%) Microsoft
5 7 (3.41%) Adobe
6 2 (0.98%) Alterian
6 2 (0.98%) Apple
6 2 (0.98%) Google
6 2 (0.98%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (0.98%) VMware
7 1 (0.49%) Capita
7 1 (0.49%) Ogone
7 1 (0.49%) PayPal
7 1 (0.49%) Sun