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 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
UK / Scotland
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 78 55
Rank change year-on-year +23 -23  
Permanent jobs citing PHP 112 95 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 4.13% 3.31% 3.76%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.45% 6.30% 7.50%
Number of salaries quoted 85 77 74
Median salary £35,000 £39,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.25% +14.70%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,700 £28,750 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £56,250 £52,125
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £35,000 £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 1736 1509 1559
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 64.06% 52.54% 50.06%
Number of salaries quoted 2406 1718 1955
Median salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.35% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,750 £29,355 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.93% +1.25%  

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 3 months to 28 June 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 28 June 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
Edinburgh +4 61 £37,500 - 9
Glasgow +25 38 £35,000 - 10
Stirling +2 6 £30,000 -36.84% 2
Fife - 2 £31,500 -
West Lothian - 2 £43,750 -
South Lanarkshire - 1 £35,000 -
PHP
UK

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 110 (47.41%) JavaScript
2 98 (42.24%) MySQL
3 87 (37.50%) HTML
4 81 (34.91%) CSS
5 78 (33.62%) Web Development
6 72 (31.03%) Java
7 56 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
8 55 (23.71%) Linux
9 53 (22.84%) Degree
10 52 (22.41%) jQuery
11 46 (19.83%) Symfony
12 45 (19.40%) HTML5
13 43 (18.53%) .NET
14 36 (15.52%) OO
15 35 (15.09%) CSS3
16 34 (14.66%) Perl
16 34 (14.66%) CMS
17 33 (14.22%) Python
18 32 (13.79%) AngularJS
19 31 (13.36%) Open Source
19 31 (13.36%) Computer Science
20 30 (12.93%) Web Application Development
21 29 (12.50%) Computer Science Degree
21 29 (12.50%) SQL
22 28 (12.07%) Software Engineering
22 28 (12.07%) Magento
23 27 (11.64%) Laravel
23 27 (11.64%) Subversion
24 26 (11.21%) Ruby
24 26 (11.21%) Drupal

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 34 (14.66%) CMS
2 26 (11.21%) Drupal
2 26 (11.21%) WordPress
3 22 (9.48%) Apache
4 14 (6.03%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.29%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.86%) Apache Spark
6 2 (0.86%) ArcGIS
6 2 (0.86%) Confluence
6 2 (0.86%) FileNet
6 2 (0.86%) Joomla!
6 2 (0.86%) Moodle
6 2 (0.86%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.86%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.86%) Totara
7 1 (0.43%) nginx
Applications
1 6 (2.59%) Adobe Illustrator
1 6 (2.59%) Photoshop
2 5 (2.16%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (1.72%) InDesign
3 4 (1.72%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.86%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.43%) InVision
5 1 (0.43%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 28 (12.07%) Magento
2 2 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.86%) iTrent
2 2 (0.86%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 16 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.72%) Amazon S3
2 4 (1.72%) GitHub
3 3 (1.29%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.29%) Office 365
4 2 (0.86%) Oracle Service Cloud
4 2 (0.86%) SaaS
5 1 (0.43%) CloudFront
5 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.43%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.31%) Internet
2 9 (3.88%) SAN
3 7 (3.02%) SSL
4 5 (2.16%) DNS
4 5 (2.16%) TCP/IP
5 4 (1.72%) HTTPS
6 3 (1.29%) HTTP
7 2 (0.86%) DHCP
7 2 (0.86%) IPsec
7 2 (0.86%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (0.86%) SMTP
8 1 (0.43%) Firewall
8 1 (0.43%) Intranet
8 1 (0.43%) Skype
8 1 (0.43%) SMS
8 1 (0.43%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (42.24%) MySQL
2 23 (9.91%) NoSQL
3 16 (6.90%) PostgreSQL
4 14 (6.03%) SQL Server
5 12 (5.17%) Relational Database
6 7 (3.02%) MongoDB
7 5 (2.16%) phpMyAdmin
8 4 (1.72%) Redis
9 3 (1.29%) MariaDB
9 3 (1.29%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.86%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (0.86%) Big Data
10 2 (0.86%) GIS
10 2 (0.86%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.86%) QGIS
11 1 (0.43%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.43%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.43%) HBase
11 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 27 (11.64%) Subversion
2 22 (9.48%) Jenkins
3 18 (7.76%) Git (software)
4 17 (7.33%) Maven
5 10 (4.31%) JIRA
6 6 (2.59%) JUnit
6 6 (2.59%) PHPUnit
7 5 (2.16%) Ant
7 5 (2.16%) HttpUnit
7 5 (2.16%) JMeter
8 4 (1.72%) Dreamweaver
9 3 (1.29%) Eclipse
9 3 (1.29%) Grunt
9 3 (1.29%) Travis CI
10 2 (0.86%) Bitbucket
10 2 (0.86%) gulp
10 2 (0.86%) Jasmine
10 2 (0.86%) Karma Test Runner
10 2 (0.86%) PhpStorm
10 2 (0.86%) Protractor
General
1 26 (11.21%) Finance
2 16 (6.90%) Advertising
3 6 (2.59%) Marketing
4 5 (2.16%) Retail
5 2 (0.86%) Law
5 2 (0.86%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.43%) Games
6 1 (0.43%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 166 (71.55%) Developer
2 86 (37.07%) PHP Developer
3 32 (13.79%) Web Developer
4 21 (9.05%) Java Developer
5 19 (8.19%) PHP Web Developer
6 17 (7.33%) Senior Developer
7 15 (6.47%) Software Engineer
8 14 (6.03%) Consultant
9 11 (4.74%) Full Stack Developer
9 11 (4.74%) Senior Java Developer
10 10 (4.31%) Magento Developer
11 9 (3.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 8 (3.45%) Linux Consultant
12 8 (3.45%) Unix Consultant
13 7 (3.02%) Senior Software Engineer
14 6 (2.59%) .NET Developer
14 6 (2.59%) Development Manager
14 6 (2.59%) Junior
14 6 (2.59%) Software Manager
15 5 (2.16%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (37.50%) HTML
2 81 (34.91%) CSS
3 52 (22.41%) jQuery
4 46 (19.83%) Symfony
5 45 (19.40%) HTML5
6 43 (18.53%) .NET
7 35 (15.09%) CSS3
8 32 (13.79%) AngularJS
9 27 (11.64%) Laravel
10 22 (9.48%) LAMP
11 20 (8.62%) Spring
12 19 (8.19%) Hibernate
13 18 (7.76%) Ajax
13 18 (7.76%) Ruby on Rails
14 17 (7.33%) J2EE
14 17 (7.33%) RESTful
15 15 (6.47%) React
16 13 (5.60%) Web Services
17 12 (5.17%) JSP
17 12 (5.17%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 31 (13.36%) Computer Science
2 25 (10.78%) User Experience
3 21 (9.05%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (7.76%) Mobile App
5 11 (4.74%) Replication
6 9 (3.88%) Clustering
6 9 (3.88%) Data Centre
7 8 (3.45%) Algorithms
7 8 (3.45%) Linux Command Line
8 6 (2.59%) Data Structures
9 4 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (1.29%) Blog
10 3 (1.29%) e-Learning
11 2 (0.86%) BBC
11 2 (0.86%) Fat Client
11 2 (0.86%) IVR
11 2 (0.86%) Thin Client
11 2 (0.86%) Virtual Team
12 1 (0.43%) Private Cloud
12 1 (0.43%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 55 (23.71%) Linux
2 25 (10.78%) Unix
3 22 (9.48%) Android
4 20 (8.62%) Apple iOS
5 11 (4.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (4.74%) Windows
6 9 (3.88%) AIX
7 4 (1.72%) Solaris
8 3 (1.29%) CentOS
8 3 (1.29%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.86%) Debian
9 2 (0.86%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.86%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.86%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.43%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (33.62%) Web Development
2 56 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (15.52%) OO
4 31 (13.36%) Open Source
5 30 (12.93%) Web Application Development
6 28 (12.07%) Software Engineering
7 26 (11.21%) Continuous Integration
8 25 (10.78%) E-Commerce
9 21 (9.05%) MVC
10 18 (7.76%) iOS Development
11 16 (6.90%) Scrum
11 16 (6.90%) Unit Testing
12 15 (6.47%) Android Development
12 15 (6.47%) Front End Development
12 15 (6.47%) High Availability
12 15 (6.47%) Responsive Web Design
12 15 (6.47%) TDD
13 13 (5.60%) ITIL
13 13 (5.60%) OO PHP
13 13 (5.60%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 110 (47.41%) JavaScript
2 72 (31.03%) Java
3 34 (14.66%) Perl
4 33 (14.22%) Python
5 29 (12.50%) SQL
6 26 (11.21%) Ruby
7 23 (9.91%) C#
8 20 (8.62%) Bash Shell
9 14 (6.03%) C
10 6 (2.59%) Objective-C
11 5 (2.16%) C++
12 4 (1.72%) PowerShell
13 3 (1.29%) Apple Swift
14 2 (0.86%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.86%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.43%) ActionScript
15 1 (0.43%) AppleScript
15 1 (0.43%) CoffeeScript
15 1 (0.43%) VB
15 1 (0.43%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 53 (22.84%) Degree
2 29 (12.50%) Computer Science Degree
3 15 (6.47%) MySQL Certification
4 1 (0.43%) DBS Check
4 1 (0.43%) RHCE
4 1 (0.43%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.43%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.29%) QA
2 2 (0.86%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (5.60%) Docker
2 11 (4.74%) Active Directory
3 9 (3.88%) RHEV
4 4 (1.72%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (0.86%) DFS Replication
5 2 (0.86%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.43%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.43%) HDFS
6 1 (0.43%) KVM
Systems Management
1 16 (6.90%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (5.60%) Puppet
3 9 (3.88%) Control-M
3 9 (3.88%) Rundeck
3 9 (3.88%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 4 (1.72%) cPanel
4 4 (1.72%) Nagios
5 3 (1.29%) Grafana
5 3 (1.29%) ZABBIX
6 2 (0.86%) Ansible
6 2 (0.86%) CFEngine
6 2 (0.86%) WSUS
7 1 (0.43%) Cacti
7 1 (0.43%) Capistrano
7 1 (0.43%) Graphite
7 1 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 24 (10.34%) Zend
2 16 (6.90%) Alterian
2 16 (6.90%) Oracle
3 13 (5.60%) Red Hat
4 12 (5.17%) Microsoft
5 9 (3.88%) EMC
6 7 (3.02%) Google
7 6 (2.59%) Adobe
8 5 (2.16%) Facebook
8 5 (2.16%) Twitter
9 3 (1.29%) Atlassian
10 2 (0.86%) Apple
10 2 (0.86%) Citrix
10 2 (0.86%) Northgate
11 1 (0.43%) VMware
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Dundee, Angus
Revolution Technology
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Edinburgh
Pearson Frank
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Stirling, Stirlingshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: BENEFITS
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Glasgow
Pearson Frank
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Stirling
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Competitive Salary and Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Glasgow
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 9 days ago
Glasgow
Proactive Appointments
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Posted: 8 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow
Pearson Frank
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Pension and Healthcare
Posted: 17 days ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago