Period
to 15 October 2019

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 15 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
UK > Scotland
6 months to
15 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 93 84 63
Rank change year-on-year -9 -21 +5
Permanent jobs citing PHP 137 180 210
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.82% 3.35% 3.83%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.78% 5.88% 6.17%
Number of salaries quoted 98 136 153
Scotland median annual salary £39,500 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.22% +28.57% -12.50%
10th Percentile £27,500 £30,000 £27,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £65,000 £55,000
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% 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 2,867 3,062 3,405
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 59.03% 56.91% 62.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1,797 2,073 2,180
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +4.17% +1.05%

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 15 October 2019.

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 15 October 2019. 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 -7 60 £41,000 -18.00% 23
Edinburgh -8 56 £40,000 +14.29% 13
Stirling +6 8 £32,500 -5.80% 4
Dundee 0 7 £37,500 +15.38% 1
Lanarkshire 0 1 £35,000 -12.50%
Aberdeen -5 1 £35,000 - 2
West Lothian - 1 £31,000 - 1
East Lothian - 1 £27,500 -
Fife - 1 £35,000 -
PHP
UK

For the 6 months to 15 October 2019, 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 87 (63.50%) JavaScript
2 78 (56.93%) MySQL
3 70 (51.09%) HTML
4 68 (49.64%) CSS
5 52 (37.96%) Agile Software Development
6 45 (32.85%) Laravel
7 38 (27.74%) Linux
8 37 (27.01%) Git (software)
9 36 (26.28%) jQuery
10 33 (24.09%) Python
11 31 (22.63%) MVC
12 29 (21.17%) OO
12 29 (21.17%) Web Development
13 26 (18.98%) HTML5
14 25 (18.25%) Symfony
14 25 (18.25%) Java
15 24 (17.52%) AWS
16 22 (16.06%) SQL
16 22 (16.06%) React
17 21 (15.33%) Software Engineering
18 20 (14.60%) DevOps
19 19 (13.87%) AngularJS
20 18 (13.14%) Docker
21 17 (12.41%) CSS3
21 17 (12.41%) Sass
21 17 (12.41%) Zend
22 16 (11.68%) Magento
22 16 (11.68%) MariaDB
22 16 (11.68%) Apache
22 16 (11.68%) E-Commerce

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 16 (11.68%) Apache
2 12 (8.76%) WordPress
3 8 (5.84%) nginx
4 7 (5.11%) Drupal
5 6 (4.38%) lighttpd
6 4 (2.92%) CMS
7 3 (2.19%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (1.46%) Confluence
8 2 (1.46%) Joomla!
8 2 (1.46%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.73%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.73%) concrete5
Applications
1 3 (2.19%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (2.19%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 16 (11.68%) Magento
2 2 (1.46%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 24 (17.52%) AWS
2 13 (9.49%) SaaS
3 7 (5.11%) Azure
4 4 (2.92%) GitHub
4 4 (2.92%) npm
5 3 (2.19%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (2.19%) Serverless
6 2 (1.46%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 2 (1.46%) GCP
6 2 (1.46%) PaaS
7 1 (0.73%) Amazon Kinesis
7 1 (0.73%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (8.76%) Internet
2 4 (2.92%) Network Security
2 4 (2.92%) Wireless
3 1 (0.73%) DHCP
3 1 (0.73%) DNS
3 1 (0.73%) PPTP
3 1 (0.73%) SSH
3 1 (0.73%) SSL
3 1 (0.73%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (56.93%) MySQL
2 16 (11.68%) MariaDB
3 13 (9.49%) Relational Database
4 9 (6.57%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (4.38%) Redis
6 5 (3.65%) Big Data
6 5 (3.65%) MongoDB
6 5 (3.65%) NoSQL
7 3 (2.19%) GIS
7 3 (2.19%) SQL Server
8 2 (1.46%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (1.46%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.73%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.73%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 37 (27.01%) Git (software)
2 6 (4.38%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.19%) JIRA
3 3 (2.19%) Selenium
3 3 (2.19%) Subversion
3 3 (2.19%) Visual Studio Team System
4 2 (1.46%) Axure RP
4 2 (1.46%) Maven
5 1 (0.73%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.73%) PHPUnit
5 1 (0.73%) SonarQube
General
1 12 (8.76%) Marketing
2 8 (5.84%) Finance
3 4 (2.92%) Automotive
3 4 (2.92%) Games
4 3 (2.19%) Retail
5 1 (0.73%) Banking
5 1 (0.73%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 96 (70.07%) Developer
2 60 (43.80%) PHP Developer
3 20 (14.60%) Software Developer
4 18 (13.14%) Web Developer
5 17 (12.41%) Senior Developer
6 12 (8.76%) PHP Web Developer
6 12 (8.76%) Software Engineer
7 10 (7.30%) Architect
7 10 (7.30%) Security Architect
8 8 (5.84%) PHP Laravel Developer
9 7 (5.11%) Magento Developer
9 7 (5.11%) Senior PHP Developer
9 7 (5.11%) Senior Software Developer
10 6 (4.38%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 6 (4.38%) Full Stack Developer
11 5 (3.65%) Backend Developer
11 5 (3.65%) Senior Software Engineer
12 4 (2.92%) Lead Developer
12 4 (2.92%) Lead PHP Developer
12 4 (2.92%) MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (51.09%) HTML
2 68 (49.64%) CSS
3 45 (32.85%) Laravel
4 36 (26.28%) jQuery
5 26 (18.98%) HTML5
6 25 (18.25%) Symfony
7 22 (16.06%) React
8 19 (13.87%) AngularJS
9 17 (12.41%) CSS3
9 17 (12.41%) Sass
10 16 (11.68%) LAMP
11 15 (10.95%) Node.js
12 10 (7.30%) Vue.js
13 9 (6.57%) REST
13 9 (6.57%) Ruby on Rails
14 8 (5.84%) .NET
14 8 (5.84%) Django
14 8 (5.84%) RESTful
15 7 (5.11%) React Native
15 7 (5.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.22%) Greenfield Project
1 14 (10.22%) Mobile App
2 10 (7.30%) Internet of Things
2 10 (7.30%) Smartphone
3 8 (5.84%) User Experience
4 3 (2.19%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.19%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (1.46%) Cloud Native
5 2 (1.46%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.73%) 3D Printing
6 1 (0.73%) Arduino
6 1 (0.73%) Media Streaming
6 1 (0.73%) PKI
6 1 (0.73%) Video\Live Streaming
6 1 (0.73%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 38 (27.74%) Linux
2 15 (10.95%) Unix
3 3 (2.19%) Debian
3 3 (2.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.46%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.46%) CentOS
4 2 (1.46%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.73%) Android
5 1 (0.73%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (37.96%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (22.63%) MVC
3 29 (21.17%) OO
3 29 (21.17%) Web Development
4 21 (15.33%) Software Engineering
5 20 (14.60%) DevOps
6 16 (11.68%) E-Commerce
6 16 (11.68%) TDD
7 14 (10.22%) Front End Development
8 13 (9.49%) Problem-Solving
8 13 (9.49%) Test Automation
9 12 (8.76%) Computer Science
9 12 (8.76%) OOP
10 10 (7.30%) Continuous Deployment
10 10 (7.30%) Information Security
10 10 (7.30%) SDLC
10 10 (7.30%) Systems Engineering
11 9 (6.57%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (6.57%) OO PHP
12 8 (5.84%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 87 (63.50%) JavaScript
2 33 (24.09%) Python
3 25 (18.25%) Java
4 22 (16.06%) SQL
5 15 (10.95%) TypeScript
6 13 (9.49%) Ruby
7 12 (8.76%) C#
8 7 (5.11%) PHP 7
9 6 (4.38%) ES6
10 5 (3.65%) Perl
11 3 (2.19%) Bash Shell
11 3 (2.19%) Go
12 2 (1.46%) Java 8
12 2 (1.46%) Kotlin
12 2 (1.46%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.73%) C++
13 1 (0.73%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (7.30%) Degree
1 10 (7.30%) PhD
2 6 (4.38%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.46%) FedRAMP
1 2 (1.46%) GDPR
1 2 (1.46%) QA
1 2 (1.46%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (13.14%) Docker
2 4 (2.92%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.73%) Dovecot
3 1 (0.73%) Postfix
3 1 (0.73%) SpamAssassin
3 1 (0.73%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.73%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.73%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (5.84%) Kubernetes
2 3 (2.19%) Ansible
2 3 (2.19%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (2.19%) Puppet
3 2 (1.46%) Terraform
Vendors
1 17 (12.41%) Zend
2 6 (4.38%) Red Hat
3 5 (3.65%) Adobe
4 3 (2.19%) AppDynamics
4 3 (2.19%) New Relic
5 2 (1.46%) Atlassian
5 2 (1.46%) Google
5 2 (1.46%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.46%) Oracle
6 1 (0.73%) CA
6 1 (0.73%) Sonatype
6 1 (0.73%) VMware