Period
to 19 November 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 19 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
UK > Scotland
6 months to
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 80 68 66
Rank change year-on-year -12 -2 +11
Permanent jobs citing PHP 186 201 187
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 3.48% 3.59% 3.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.10% 5.87% 6.76%
Number of salaries quoted 133 148 149
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.57% -12.50% +17.65%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £27,400
90th Percentile £65,000 £55,000 £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 3,050 3,423 2,768
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 57.12% 61.18% 53.58%
Number of salaries quoted 2,007 2,207 1,704
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +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 19 November 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 19 November 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 +23 103 £50,000 +42.86% 15
Edinburgh -16 70 £36,952 -7.62% 26
Stirling 0 6 £34,500 +15.00%
Dundee -2 3 £32,500 - 4
Lanarkshire - 2 £40,000 - 1
Inverclyde - 1 £30,000 -
Ayrshire - 1 £27,500 -
PHP
UK

For the 6 months to 19 November 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.

1 134 (72.04%) JavaScript
2 109 (58.60%) HTML
3 101 (54.30%) MySQL
4 100 (53.76%) Agile Software Development
5 87 (46.77%) Java
6 83 (44.62%) OO
7 82 (44.09%) AngularJS
8 78 (41.94%) Python
9 76 (40.86%) SQL
10 64 (34.41%) SDLC
11 61 (32.80%) PostgreSQL
12 57 (30.65%) Finance
12 57 (30.65%) CSS
13 56 (30.11%) OOP
14 55 (29.57%) Docker
15 53 (28.49%) NoSQL
16 52 (27.96%) Oracle
17 49 (26.34%) Hadoop
17 49 (26.34%) Spring
17 49 (26.34%) Symfony
17 49 (26.34%) Enterprise Software
17 49 (26.34%) Collaborative Working
18 48 (25.81%) Ansible
18 48 (25.81%) Puppet
18 48 (25.81%) Hibernate
19 47 (25.27%) Maven
20 39 (20.97%) jQuery
21 36 (19.35%) Laravel
22 33 (17.74%) Web Development
23 31 (16.67%) HTML5

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 (10.75%) WordPress
2 17 (9.14%) CMS
3 12 (6.45%) Elasticsearch
4 9 (4.84%) Drupal
5 4 (2.15%) Apache
5 4 (2.15%) Apache Spark
6 3 (1.61%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.08%) Apache Pig
7 2 (1.08%) concrete5
7 2 (1.08%) Moodle
8 1 (0.54%) Joomla!
8 1 (0.54%) MODX
8 1 (0.54%) nginx
8 1 (0.54%) SAS
8 1 (0.54%) Totara
8 1 (0.54%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.54%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 18 (9.68%) Magento
2 1 (0.54%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 17 (9.14%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (8.60%) SaaS
3 2 (1.08%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.08%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 2 (1.08%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (1.08%) Amazon EMR
3 2 (1.08%) Amazon S3
3 2 (1.08%) AWS Lambda
3 2 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.08%) npm
3 2 (1.08%) Serverless
3 2 (1.08%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (0.54%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (0.54%) Force.com
4 1 (0.54%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.69%) Firewall
2 3 (1.61%) Internet
2 3 (1.61%) Network Security
2 3 (1.61%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.08%) DHCP
3 2 (1.08%) DNS
3 2 (1.08%) HTTP
3 2 (1.08%) SMTP
3 2 (1.08%) SSH
3 2 (1.08%) SSL
3 2 (1.08%) WAN
4 1 (0.54%) LAN
4 1 (0.54%) NAS
4 1 (0.54%) SAN
4 1 (0.54%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (54.30%) MySQL
2 61 (32.80%) PostgreSQL
3 53 (28.49%) NoSQL
4 49 (26.34%) Hadoop
5 9 (4.84%) Relational Database
6 6 (3.23%) MariaDB
6 6 (3.23%) SQL Server
7 4 (2.15%) Redis
8 3 (1.61%) MongoDB
9 2 (1.08%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (1.08%) Amazon Redshift
9 2 (1.08%) Apache Hive
9 2 (1.08%) Big Data
9 2 (1.08%) Sqoop
10 1 (0.54%) Pentaho
10 1 (0.54%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 47 (25.27%) Maven
2 27 (14.52%) Git (software)
3 10 (5.38%) gulp
4 9 (4.84%) Grunt
5 6 (3.23%) JIRA
6 5 (2.69%) webpack
7 3 (1.61%) Selenium
8 1 (0.54%) Hudson
8 1 (0.54%) MSTest
8 1 (0.54%) NUnit
8 1 (0.54%) PHPUnit
8 1 (0.54%) Subversion
8 1 (0.54%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.54%) WebDriver
General
1 57 (30.65%) Finance
2 14 (7.53%) Retail
3 8 (4.30%) Marketing
4 5 (2.69%) Advertising
5 2 (1.08%) Automotive
6 1 (0.54%) Front Office
6 1 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 126 (67.74%) Developer
2 52 (27.96%) PHP Developer
3 28 (15.05%) Java Developer
4 23 (12.37%) Technical Leader
5 18 (9.68%) Web Developer
6 17 (9.14%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 17 (9.14%) Senior Developer
7 15 (8.06%) Full Stack Developer
8 11 (5.91%) Senior PHP Developer
9 9 (4.84%) Development Manager
9 9 (4.84%) MySQL Developer
9 9 (4.84%) PHP MySQL Developer
10 8 (4.30%) Digital Developer
10 8 (4.30%) Software Developer
11 7 (3.76%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 7 (3.76%) Junior
11 7 (3.76%) Software Engineer
12 6 (3.23%) Analyst
12 6 (3.23%) Lead Developer
13 5 (2.69%) PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (58.60%) HTML
2 82 (44.09%) AngularJS
3 57 (30.65%) CSS
4 49 (26.34%) Spring
4 49 (26.34%) Symfony
5 48 (25.81%) Hibernate
6 39 (20.97%) jQuery
7 36 (19.35%) Laravel
8 31 (16.67%) HTML5
9 29 (15.59%) React
10 17 (9.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 11 (5.91%) .NET
11 11 (5.91%) CSS3
11 11 (5.91%) Node.js
12 10 (5.38%) Sass
13 9 (4.84%) Django
14 6 (3.23%) CakePHP
14 6 (3.23%) JSON
15 5 (2.69%) LAMP
16 4 (2.15%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 49 (26.34%) Enterprise Software
2 14 (7.53%) Greenfield Project
3 11 (5.91%) User Experience
4 5 (2.69%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (2.69%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.69%) Fintech
5 4 (2.15%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.61%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.08%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.08%) e-Learning
7 2 (1.08%) Enterprise Cloud
7 2 (1.08%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.08%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.54%) Analytical Mindset
8 1 (0.54%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.54%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.54%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.54%) SCORM
8 1 (0.54%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 14 (7.53%) Linux
2 6 (3.23%) Unix
3 4 (2.15%) Android
4 3 (1.61%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.61%) Ubuntu
4 3 (1.61%) Windows
5 2 (1.08%) CentOS
5 2 (1.08%) Debian
5 2 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (53.76%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (44.62%) OO
3 64 (34.41%) SDLC
4 56 (30.11%) OOP
5 49 (26.34%) Collaborative Working
6 33 (17.74%) Web Development
7 26 (13.98%) Front End Development
8 25 (13.44%) MVC
9 21 (11.29%) Scrum
10 17 (9.14%) Problem-Solving
11 15 (8.06%) E-Commerce
11 15 (8.06%) Software Engineering
12 10 (5.38%) OO PHP
13 8 (4.30%) Microservices
13 8 (4.30%) Test Automation
14 7 (3.76%) Mentoring
14 7 (3.76%) TDD
15 6 (3.23%) BDD
15 6 (3.23%) Content Management
15 6 (3.23%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 134 (72.04%) JavaScript
2 87 (46.77%) Java
3 78 (41.94%) Python
4 76 (40.86%) SQL
5 19 (10.22%) C#
6 8 (4.30%) Ruby
7 7 (3.76%) Perl
8 4 (2.15%) Bash Shell
8 4 (2.15%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.08%) C
9 2 (1.08%) C++
9 2 (1.08%) ES6
9 2 (1.08%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.08%) R
9 2 (1.08%) Scala
9 2 (1.08%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.54%) Apex Code
10 1 (0.54%) Go
10 1 (0.54%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (6.99%) Degree
2 5 (2.69%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.08%) CEH
3 2 (1.08%) CISA
3 2 (1.08%) CISM
3 2 (1.08%) CISSP
3 2 (1.08%) CRISC
3 2 (1.08%) GPEN
3 2 (1.08%) GWAPT
3 2 (1.08%) OSCE
3 2 (1.08%) OSCP
3 2 (1.08%) SSCP
4 1 (0.54%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.54%) ISEB
4 1 (0.54%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.54%) SAS Certification
4 1 (0.54%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.54%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.61%) SLA
2 2 (1.08%) COBIT
2 2 (1.08%) GDPR
2 2 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.08%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 55 (29.57%) Docker
2 3 (1.61%) Oracle Clusterware
2 3 (1.61%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.08%) HDFS
3 2 (1.08%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 48 (25.81%) Ansible
1 48 (25.81%) Puppet
2 5 (2.69%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (2.15%) Kubernetes
4 3 (1.61%) Data Guard
5 2 (1.08%) Oozie
5 2 (1.08%) Terraform
Vendors
1 52 (27.96%) Oracle
2 16 (8.60%) Zend
3 5 (2.69%) Google
3 5 (2.69%) Red Hat
4 3 (1.61%) Atlassian
4 3 (1.61%) Microsoft
4 3 (1.61%) VMware
5 2 (1.08%) IBM
6 1 (0.54%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.54%) Samsung
6 1 (0.54%) Xamarin