Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
UK > Scotland
6 months to
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 86 58 73
Rank change year-on-year -28 +15 -2
Permanent jobs citing PHP 170 228 196
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 3.11% 4.27% 3.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.53% 6.73% 6.70%
Number of salaries quoted 128 154 153
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £35,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +42.86% -7.89% +8.57%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £54,250 £55,000
UK median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 3,076 3,386 2,927
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 56.34% 63.44% 51.68%
Number of salaries quoted 2,095 2,054 1,671
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +4.94%
10th Percentile £30,250 £28,500 £27,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £60,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 16 August 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 16 August 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 +1 99 £50,000 +42.86% 12
Edinburgh -31 64 £36,250 -3.33% 12
Dundee +6 2 £32,500 +8.33% 1
Stirling -12 2 £35,000 +16.67%
Ayrshire - 1 £27,500 -
Inverclyde - 1 £30,000 -
East Ayrshire - 1 £24,500 -
Aberdeen - 1 - -
PHP
UK

For the 6 months to 16 August 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.

1 124 (72.94%) JavaScript
2 101 (59.41%) Agile Software Development
3 99 (58.24%) HTML
4 97 (57.06%) Java
5 95 (55.88%) MySQL
6 87 (51.18%) Python
7 82 (48.24%) SQL
8 81 (47.65%) AngularJS
9 80 (47.06%) NoSQL
10 79 (46.47%) OO
11 75 (44.12%) SDLC
12 68 (40.00%) OOP
13 66 (38.82%) Finance
14 65 (38.24%) PostgreSQL
15 64 (37.65%) Oracle
16 62 (36.47%) Puppet
16 62 (36.47%) Hadoop
16 62 (36.47%) Spring
16 62 (36.47%) Docker
17 61 (35.88%) Ansible
18 60 (35.29%) Enterprise Software
18 60 (35.29%) Collaborative Working
18 60 (35.29%) Maven
18 60 (35.29%) Hibernate
19 34 (20.00%) CSS
20 23 (13.53%) React
21 22 (12.94%) Web Development
22 21 (12.35%) Symfony
22 21 (12.35%) HTML5
23 20 (11.76%) Scrum

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 14 (8.24%) CMS
2 10 (5.88%) WordPress
3 8 (4.71%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (2.94%) Apache
5 4 (2.35%) Apache Spark
5 4 (2.35%) Moodle
5 4 (2.35%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.76%) Drupal
7 2 (1.18%) Apache Pig
7 2 (1.18%) Totara
7 2 (1.18%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.18%) WebSphere Portal
8 1 (0.59%) Joomla!
Applications
1 4 (2.35%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.18%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (1.18%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.59%) InVision
3 1 (0.59%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (2.94%) Magento
2 1 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.59%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 19 (11.18%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (4.12%) SaaS
3 2 (1.18%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.18%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 2 (1.18%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (1.18%) Amazon EMR
3 2 (1.18%) Amazon S3
3 2 (1.18%) AWS Lambda
3 2 (1.18%) Force.com
3 2 (1.18%) Serverless
3 2 (1.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (0.59%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.59%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (0.59%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.35%) Firewall
2 3 (1.76%) LAN
2 3 (1.76%) WAN
3 2 (1.18%) Intranet
4 1 (0.59%) DAB
4 1 (0.59%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (55.88%) MySQL
2 80 (47.06%) NoSQL
3 65 (38.24%) PostgreSQL
4 62 (36.47%) Hadoop
5 8 (4.71%) Relational Database
6 6 (3.53%) Redis
6 6 (3.53%) SQL Server
7 4 (2.35%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.18%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (1.18%) Amazon Redshift
8 2 (1.18%) Apache Hive
8 2 (1.18%) Big Data
8 2 (1.18%) HBase
8 2 (1.18%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.18%) Sqoop
9 1 (0.59%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 60 (35.29%) Maven
2 13 (7.65%) Git (software)
3 8 (4.71%) Selenium
4 6 (3.53%) Subversion
5 2 (1.18%) Grunt
5 2 (1.18%) gulp
5 2 (1.18%) Xdebug
6 1 (0.59%) Jasmine
6 1 (0.59%) JIRA
6 1 (0.59%) JUnit
6 1 (0.59%) PHPUnit
6 1 (0.59%) Protractor
6 1 (0.59%) TestNG
6 1 (0.59%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.59%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.59%) webpack
General
1 66 (38.82%) Finance
2 7 (4.12%) Advertising
3 4 (2.35%) Retail
4 3 (1.76%) Marketing
5 1 (0.59%) Automotive
5 1 (0.59%) Billing
5 1 (0.59%) Electronics
5 1 (0.59%) Legal
5 1 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 106 (62.35%) Developer
2 40 (23.53%) Java Developer
3 32 (18.82%) PHP Developer
4 24 (14.12%) Technical Leader
5 11 (6.47%) Web Developer
6 10 (5.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 9 (5.29%) Full Stack Developer
8 8 (4.71%) DevOps Engineer
8 8 (4.71%) Software Developer
9 7 (4.12%) MySQL Developer
9 7 (4.12%) PHP MySQL Developer
10 6 (3.53%) Digital Developer
10 6 (3.53%) Junior
10 6 (3.53%) PHP Web Developer
10 6 (3.53%) Senior Developer
11 5 (2.94%) Graduate
11 5 (2.94%) Software Engineer
12 4 (2.35%) Analyst
12 4 (2.35%) Python Developer
12 4 (2.35%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (58.24%) HTML
2 81 (47.65%) AngularJS
3 62 (36.47%) Spring
4 60 (35.29%) Hibernate
5 34 (20.00%) CSS
6 23 (13.53%) React
7 21 (12.35%) HTML5
7 21 (12.35%) Symfony
8 16 (9.41%) jQuery
9 15 (8.82%) Laravel
9 15 (8.82%) Node.js
10 13 (7.65%) .NET
11 11 (6.47%) JSON
11 11 (6.47%) LAMP
12 10 (5.88%) CSS3
13 7 (4.12%) Sass
13 7 (4.12%) Yii
14 6 (3.53%) Web Services
15 5 (2.94%) REST
15 5 (2.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 60 (35.29%) Enterprise Software
2 12 (7.06%) User Experience
3 6 (3.53%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (2.94%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.76%) Algorithms
5 3 (1.76%) e-Learning
5 3 (1.76%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.18%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.18%) Enterprise Cloud
6 2 (1.18%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.18%) Virtual Team
6 2 (1.18%) VLE
7 1 (0.59%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.59%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.59%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.59%) Graphic Design
7 1 (0.59%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.59%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.59%) SCORM
7 1 (0.59%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 11 (6.47%) Linux
2 5 (2.94%) Unix
2 5 (2.94%) Windows
3 4 (2.35%) Android
4 3 (1.76%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.76%) Ubuntu
5 2 (1.18%) CentOS
5 2 (1.18%) Debian
5 2 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (59.41%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (46.47%) OO
3 75 (44.12%) SDLC
4 68 (40.00%) OOP
5 60 (35.29%) Collaborative Working
6 22 (12.94%) Web Development
7 20 (11.76%) Scrum
8 17 (10.00%) DevOps
9 13 (7.65%) Open Source
10 12 (7.06%) Front End Development
11 9 (5.29%) Problem-Solving
11 9 (5.29%) Software Engineering
12 8 (4.71%) Analytics
12 8 (4.71%) E-Commerce
12 8 (4.71%) MVC
12 8 (4.71%) Test Automation
13 7 (4.12%) Continuous Integration
13 7 (4.12%) Load Testing
14 5 (2.94%) Configuration Management
14 5 (2.94%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 124 (72.94%) JavaScript
2 97 (57.06%) Java
3 87 (51.18%) Python
4 82 (48.24%) SQL
5 17 (10.00%) C#
6 7 (4.12%) Perl
7 5 (2.94%) C++
8 4 (2.35%) Bash Shell
8 4 (2.35%) C
9 3 (1.76%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.18%) Apex Code
10 2 (1.18%) R
10 2 (1.18%) Ruby
10 2 (1.18%) Scala
10 2 (1.18%) VB
10 2 (1.18%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.18%) VBA
11 1 (0.59%) ES6
11 1 (0.59%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.59%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (7.65%) Degree
2 4 (2.35%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.18%) GPEN
3 2 (1.18%) GWAPT
3 2 (1.18%) OSCE
3 2 (1.18%) OSCP
4 1 (0.59%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.59%) ISEB
4 1 (0.59%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.59%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.59%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.53%) SLA
2 3 (1.76%) QA
System Software
1 62 (36.47%) Docker
2 3 (1.76%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.18%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 62 (36.47%) Puppet
2 61 (35.88%) Ansible
3 6 (3.53%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.18%) Oozie
4 2 (1.18%) Terraform
5 1 (0.59%) cPanel
5 1 (0.59%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 64 (37.65%) Oracle
2 12 (7.06%) Google
3 7 (4.12%) Microsoft
4 6 (3.53%) Zend
5 3 (1.76%) IBM
5 3 (1.76%) Red Hat
5 3 (1.76%) VMware
6 2 (1.18%) Adobe
7 1 (0.59%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.59%) Capita
7 1 (0.59%) Samsung