Period
to 18 February 2020

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 18 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
UK > Scotland
6 months to
18 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 63 54 69
Rank change year-on-year -9 +15 -15
Permanent jobs citing PHP 162 244 222
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 3.93% 4.73% 3.95%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.76% 8.09% 6.86%
Number of salaries quoted 134 173 188
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £38,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.84% -5.00% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £56,250 £59,000 £56,975
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 2,396 3,017 3,236
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 58.17% 58.50% 57.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1,549 1,995 2,232
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%
10th Percentile £30,450 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £66,250
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% +5.26%

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 18 February 2020.

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 18 February 2020. 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 +4 67 £45,000 +12.50% 16
Glasgow -29 60 £42,500 +6.25% 27
Stirling +3 19 £35,000 +2.94% 2
Dundee -7 8 £39,500 +16.18% 2
Aberdeen - 3 £41,500 - 1
South Ayrshire +10 2 £43,750 +28.68%
Ayrshire - 2 £41,250 -
Fife +9 1 £45,000 +50.00%
PHP
UK

For the 6 months to 18 February 2020, 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 98 (60.49%) MySQL
2 81 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 60 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
3 60 (37.04%) HTML
4 56 (34.57%) Laravel
5 51 (31.48%) CSS
6 50 (30.86%) E-Commerce
7 46 (28.40%) Docker
8 40 (24.69%) Git (software)
9 35 (21.60%) AWS
9 35 (21.60%) Software Engineering
10 32 (19.75%) DevOps
11 30 (18.52%) Magento
11 30 (18.52%) Web Development
11 30 (18.52%) OO
11 30 (18.52%) Python
12 29 (17.90%) Front End Development
13 28 (17.28%) Symfony
14 27 (16.67%) Unit Testing
15 26 (16.05%) Mobile App
16 24 (14.81%) OOP
17 23 (14.20%) Big Data
18 22 (13.58%) HTML5
18 22 (13.58%) Kubernetes
19 21 (12.96%) MVC
19 21 (12.96%) TDD
20 20 (12.35%) Games
20 20 (12.35%) Marketing
20 20 (12.35%) Linux
20 20 (12.35%) React

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 20 (12.35%) Elasticsearch
2 15 (9.26%) WordPress
3 11 (6.79%) CMS
4 10 (6.17%) Apache
5 8 (4.94%) Drupal
6 4 (2.47%) Joomla!
7 2 (1.23%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.23%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.62%) concrete5
8 1 (0.62%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.62%) MODX
8 1 (0.62%) nginx
Business Applications
1 30 (18.52%) Magento
2 1 (0.62%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 35 (21.60%) AWS
2 20 (12.35%) SaaS
3 3 (1.85%) Azure
3 3 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.23%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 2 (1.23%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.17%) Wireless
2 2 (1.23%) DHCP
2 2 (1.23%) DNS
2 2 (1.23%) PPTP
2 2 (1.23%) VPN
3 1 (0.62%) LAN
3 1 (0.62%) SSH
3 1 (0.62%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (60.49%) MySQL
2 23 (14.20%) Big Data
3 14 (8.64%) Relational Database
4 7 (4.32%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (3.70%) SQL Server
6 4 (2.47%) MariaDB
6 4 (2.47%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.23%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.62%) GIS
Development Applications
1 40 (24.69%) Git (software)
2 4 (2.47%) PHPUnit
2 4 (2.47%) Subversion
3 3 (1.85%) Cucumber
4 2 (1.23%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.23%) webpack
5 1 (0.62%) GitLab
5 1 (0.62%) JIRA
5 1 (0.62%) NetBeans
General
1 20 (12.35%) Games
1 20 (12.35%) Marketing
2 9 (5.56%) Automotive
3 5 (3.09%) Retail
4 4 (2.47%) Finance
5 3 (1.85%) Public Sector
6 1 (0.62%) Banking
Job Titles
1 134 (82.72%) Developer
2 72 (44.44%) PHP Developer
3 29 (17.90%) Senior Developer
4 27 (16.67%) Software Developer
5 23 (14.20%) Software Engineer
5 23 (14.20%) Web Developer
6 21 (12.96%) Magento Developer
6 21 (12.96%) Senior Software Developer
7 12 (7.41%) PHP Web Developer
7 12 (7.41%) Senior Software Engineer
8 8 (4.94%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 8 (4.94%) PHP Software Engineer
9 7 (4.32%) PHP Laravel Developer
9 7 (4.32%) Senior PHP Developer
10 6 (3.70%) Full Stack Developer
11 5 (3.09%) Node.js Developer
12 4 (2.47%) Head of Development
12 4 (2.47%) MySQL Developer
12 4 (2.47%) PHP MySQL Developer
13 3 (1.85%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (37.04%) HTML
2 56 (34.57%) Laravel
3 51 (31.48%) CSS
4 28 (17.28%) Symfony
5 22 (13.58%) HTML5
6 20 (12.35%) Node.js
6 20 (12.35%) React
7 16 (9.88%) REST
8 15 (9.26%) AngularJS
9 13 (8.02%) jQuery
9 13 (8.02%) React Native
10 11 (6.79%) .NET
11 10 (6.17%) CSS3
11 10 (6.17%) LAMP
11 10 (6.17%) Vue.js
12 8 (4.94%) CodeIgniter
13 7 (4.32%) Ruby on Rails
14 6 (3.70%) RESTful
14 6 (3.70%) Yii
15 5 (3.09%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 26 (16.05%) Mobile App
2 19 (11.73%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (3.09%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (1.85%) Cloud Native
4 3 (1.85%) User Experience
5 1 (0.62%) 3D Printing
5 1 (0.62%) Arduino
5 1 (0.62%) FMCG
5 1 (0.62%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (0.62%) Media Streaming
5 1 (0.62%) Video\Live Streaming
5 1 (0.62%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 20 (12.35%) Linux
2 4 (2.47%) Windows
3 3 (1.85%) Unix
4 2 (1.23%) CentOS
4 2 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.23%) Ubuntu
4 2 (1.23%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.23%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.62%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (30.86%) E-Commerce
3 35 (21.60%) Software Engineering
4 32 (19.75%) DevOps
5 30 (18.52%) OO
5 30 (18.52%) Web Development
6 29 (17.90%) Front End Development
7 27 (16.67%) Unit Testing
8 24 (14.81%) OOP
9 21 (12.96%) MVC
9 21 (12.96%) TDD
10 12 (7.41%) Collaborative Working
10 12 (7.41%) Continuous Delivery
11 10 (6.17%) Active Record
11 10 (6.17%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (6.17%) Data Mapping
11 10 (6.17%) Data Protection
11 10 (6.17%) Digital Marketing
11 10 (6.17%) High Availability
11 10 (6.17%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 81 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 30 (18.52%) Python
3 17 (10.49%) SQL
4 14 (8.64%) Java
5 12 (7.41%) Ruby
6 10 (6.17%) ES6
7 9 (5.56%) C#
8 3 (1.85%) C++
8 3 (1.85%) Go
9 2 (1.23%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.23%) Perl
10 1 (0.62%) PHP 7
10 1 (0.62%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (1.85%) Degree
2 2 (1.23%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.85%) QA
System Software
1 46 (28.40%) Docker
2 8 (4.94%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.62%) Dovecot
3 1 (0.62%) Oracle Clusterware
3 1 (0.62%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.62%) Postfix
3 1 (0.62%) SpamAssassin
3 1 (0.62%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.62%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.62%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 22 (13.58%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.23%) Ansible
3 1 (0.62%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.62%) Puppet
Vendors
1 19 (11.73%) Zend
2 4 (2.47%) Adobe
2 4 (2.47%) VMware
3 2 (1.23%) Oracle
3 2 (1.23%) Red Hat
4 1 (0.62%) Juniper