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 3 months to 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PHP
UK / Scotland
Rank 39 65 68
Rank change year-on-year +26 +3  
Permanent jobs citing PHP 130 99 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 5.71% 3.41% 3.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.42% 6.98% 6.18%
Number of salaries quoted 81 76 72
Median salary £40,000 £33,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.40% -10.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £47,250
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +2.85%  

PHP is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 1380 1418 1619
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 60.66% 48.86% 52.70%
Number of salaries quoted 799 908 1044
Median salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.43% +1.23%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.46% +1.25%  

PHP
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing PHP as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 22 March 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 3 months to 22 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +37 61 £45,000 +38.46% 5
Edinburgh +25 59 £37,500 - 10
Stirling +8 4 - -
Dundee - 3 £23,000 - 1
Fife +3 2 - - 1
West Lothian - 1 £50,000 -
PHP
UK

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 March 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.

1 102 (48.34%) MySQL
2 90 (42.65%) JavaScript
3 71 (33.65%) HTML
3 71 (33.65%) Degree
4 67 (31.75%) CSS
5 59 (27.96%) Java
6 56 (26.54%) Web Development
7 51 (24.17%) Computer Science
8 46 (21.80%) Zend
8 46 (21.80%) jQuery
9 44 (20.85%) Symfony
9 44 (20.85%) Agile Software Development
10 40 (18.96%) Magento
10 40 (18.96%) Web Application Development
11 39 (18.48%) Analytical Skills
12 36 (17.06%) AngularJS
12 36 (17.06%) MySQL Certification
13 35 (16.59%) CMS
14 34 (16.11%) .NET
15 30 (14.22%) HTML5
15 30 (14.22%) Software Engineering
16 29 (13.74%) CSS3
16 29 (13.74%) E-Commerce
17 28 (13.27%) Python
18 27 (12.80%) Ruby
19 26 (12.32%) Linux
20 24 (11.37%) OO
20 24 (11.37%) Laravel
21 23 (10.90%) Perl
22 22 (10.43%) Unit Testing

PHP
Top Related 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 35 (16.59%) CMS
2 21 (9.95%) Drupal
3 18 (8.53%) WordPress
4 15 (7.11%) Apache
5 12 (5.69%) Tomcat
6 6 (2.84%) SharePoint
7 5 (2.37%) nginx
8 4 (1.90%) ArcGIS
8 4 (1.90%) Joomla!
9 3 (1.42%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.47%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.47%) Confluence
10 1 (0.47%) JBoss
10 1 (0.47%) MODX
10 1 (0.47%) Moodle
10 1 (0.47%) SilverStripe
10 1 (0.47%) Totara
Applications
1 8 (3.79%) Adobe Illustrator
1 8 (3.79%) Photoshop
2 6 (2.84%) Adobe Captivate
2 6 (2.84%) InDesign
3 4 (1.90%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.47%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.47%) InVision
4 1 (0.47%) MS Office
4 1 (0.47%) UXPin
4 1 (0.47%) Weka
Business Applications
1 40 (18.96%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.74%) Google Analytics
2 6 (2.84%) GitHub
3 5 (2.37%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.90%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (1.90%) Slack
5 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.47%) Office 365
5 1 (0.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (6.16%) Internet
2 1 (0.47%) Intranet
2 1 (0.47%) SSH
2 1 (0.47%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 102 (48.34%) MySQL
2 16 (7.58%) Relational Database
3 15 (7.11%) PostgreSQL
4 13 (6.16%) NoSQL
5 9 (4.27%) RDBMS
5 9 (4.27%) SQL Server
6 5 (2.37%) GIS
6 5 (2.37%) phpMyAdmin
7 4 (1.90%) QGIS
7 4 (1.90%) Redis
8 3 (1.42%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.95%) Big Data
10 1 (0.47%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.47%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.47%) MariaDB
10 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 19 (9.00%) Subversion
2 16 (7.58%) Git (software)
3 13 (6.16%) Jenkins
3 13 (6.16%) Maven
4 6 (2.84%) Dreamweaver
4 6 (2.84%) Travis CI
5 4 (1.90%) Eclipse
6 3 (1.42%) Grunt
6 3 (1.42%) JUnit
7 2 (0.95%) gulp
7 2 (0.95%) JIRA
7 2 (0.95%) Karma Test Runner
7 2 (0.95%) PHPUnit
7 2 (0.95%) Selenium
8 1 (0.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.47%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 1 (0.47%) HttpUnit
8 1 (0.47%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.47%) Mocha
8 1 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (8.06%) Finance
2 12 (5.69%) Advertising
3 7 (3.32%) Marketing
4 4 (1.90%) Retail
5 2 (0.95%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.47%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 166 (78.67%) Developer
2 81 (38.39%) PHP Developer
3 20 (9.48%) Magento Developer
3 20 (9.48%) Software Engineer
4 19 (9.00%) Senior Developer
5 18 (8.53%) Java Developer
6 17 (8.06%) Web Developer
7 13 (6.16%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 10 (4.74%) PHP Web Developer
8 10 (4.74%) Senior Software Engineer
9 7 (3.32%) Digital Developer
9 7 (3.32%) Senior Java Developer
10 6 (2.84%) .NET Developer
10 6 (2.84%) Analyst
10 6 (2.84%) Full Stack Developer
10 6 (2.84%) Lead Developer
10 6 (2.84%) Senior PHP Developer
11 5 (2.37%) Data Analyst
11 5 (2.37%) JavaScript Developer
11 5 (2.37%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (33.65%) HTML
2 67 (31.75%) CSS
3 46 (21.80%) jQuery
4 44 (20.85%) Symfony
5 36 (17.06%) AngularJS
6 34 (16.11%) .NET
7 30 (14.22%) HTML5
8 29 (13.74%) CSS3
9 24 (11.37%) Laravel
10 16 (7.58%) LAMP
11 15 (7.11%) Spring
12 14 (6.64%) Hibernate
12 14 (6.64%) React
12 14 (6.64%) Ruby on Rails
13 12 (5.69%) J2EE
13 12 (5.69%) JSP
14 11 (5.21%) Ajax
14 11 (5.21%) ASP.NET
14 11 (5.21%) JPA
14 11 (5.21%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 51 (24.17%) Computer Science
2 39 (18.48%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (9.00%) User Experience
4 18 (8.53%) Mobile App
5 7 (3.32%) Algorithms
6 6 (2.84%) Blog
6 6 (2.84%) Digital Media
7 4 (1.90%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.42%) Data Structures
8 3 (1.42%) Social Media
9 2 (0.95%) FMCG
10 1 (0.47%) 3D Graphics
10 1 (0.47%) Arduino
10 1 (0.47%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.47%) e-Learning
10 1 (0.47%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.47%) Raspberry Pi
10 1 (0.47%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.47%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 26 (12.32%) Linux
2 18 (8.53%) Apple iOS
3 15 (7.11%) Android
4 4 (1.90%) Unix
5 2 (0.95%) Windows
6 1 (0.47%) CentOS
6 1 (0.47%) Debian
6 1 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (26.54%) Web Development
2 44 (20.85%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (18.96%) Web Application Development
4 30 (14.22%) Software Engineering
5 29 (13.74%) E-Commerce
6 24 (11.37%) OO
7 22 (10.43%) Unit Testing
8 17 (8.06%) Front End Development
8 17 (8.06%) iOS Development
9 16 (7.58%) Continuous Integration
10 15 (7.11%) Content Management
10 15 (7.11%) MVC
11 14 (6.64%) Android Development
12 13 (6.16%) Mobile Development
13 12 (5.69%) Analytics
14 11 (5.21%) Mentoring
14 11 (5.21%) Open Source
14 11 (5.21%) Scrum
14 11 (5.21%) SEO
15 10 (4.74%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 90 (42.65%) JavaScript
2 59 (27.96%) Java
3 28 (13.27%) Python
4 27 (12.80%) Ruby
5 23 (10.90%) Perl
6 20 (9.48%) SQL
7 19 (9.00%) Bash Shell
8 18 (8.53%) C#
9 8 (3.79%) C++
10 3 (1.42%) Apple Swift
10 3 (1.42%) Objective-C
11 2 (0.95%) C
12 1 (0.47%) CoffeeScript
12 1 (0.47%) PHP 5
12 1 (0.47%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.47%) R
12 1 (0.47%) VB
Qualifications
1 71 (33.65%) Degree
2 36 (17.06%) MySQL Certification
3 4 (1.90%) RHCE
4 1 (0.47%) CCNA
4 1 (0.47%) CCNP
4 1 (0.47%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.95%) QA
2 1 (0.47%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (5.69%) Docker
2 4 (1.90%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 8 (3.79%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (2.84%) Puppet
3 4 (1.90%) Ansible
3 4 (1.90%) cPanel
Vendors
1 46 (21.80%) Zend
2 19 (9.00%) Google
3 11 (5.21%) Alterian
4 10 (4.74%) Oracle
5 8 (3.79%) Adobe
6 5 (2.37%) Facebook
6 5 (2.37%) Red Hat
6 5 (2.37%) Twitter
7 4 (1.90%) Microsoft
7 4 (1.90%) VMware
8 1 (0.47%) Cisco
8 1 (0.47%) RapidMiner
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: to 60,000 + bonus and benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Hamilton, Lanarkshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: to £45,000 + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Dunfermline
Call Centre Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh
Pearson Frank
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, Fuel Allowance, Holidays, Bonus
Posted: 16 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
FPSG Connect
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Dundee, Angus
Search Consultancy
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Salary: 4 day week, paid for 5 days
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh
Pearson Frank
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Fuel allowance, Pension + 5% Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000.00 - £27000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Competitive Salary and Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Edinburgh
Pearson Frank
Salary: £25000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Employee Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago