The table below looks at the statistics for LAMP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LAMP over the 3 months to 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 112 79 104
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +25
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 10 22 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.56% 1.47% 0.36%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.68% 5.20% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 9 22 5
Average salary £27,500 £30,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £30,600
10% offered a salary of more than £37,100 £34,500 £36,100
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £34,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
+10.29% -1.44%
LAMP
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
596 423 541
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 33.46% 28.31% 32.47%
Number of salaries quoted 554 378 481
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,400 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

LAMP
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing LAMP across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

LAMP Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

LAMP
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LAMP across the Birmingham region.

LAMP Salary Trend in Birmingham

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing LAMP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited LAMP.

1 17 (89.47%) PHP
1 17 (89.47%) MySQL
2 15 (78.95%) CSS
2 15 (78.95%) HTML
3 14 (73.68%) Linux
4 11 (57.89%) JavaScript
5 10 (52.63%) Apache
6 9 (47.37%) jQuery
7 7 (36.84%) HTML5
8 5 (26.32%) CSS3
8 5 (26.32%) Symfony
9 4 (21.05%) E-Commerce
9 4 (21.05%) SQL
9 4 (21.05%) C#
9 4 (21.05%) MVC
9 4 (21.05%) Open Source
10 3 (15.79%) Git (software)
10 3 (15.79%) Ajax
10 3 (15.79%) Content Management
10 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (15.79%) Drupal
10 3 (15.79%) Marketing
10 3 (15.79%) Web Development
10 3 (15.79%) Degree
10 3 (15.79%) .NET
10 3 (15.79%) OO
10 3 (15.79%) Tomcat
11 2 (10.53%) Python
11 2 (10.53%) FreeBSD
11 2 (10.53%) XHTML

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing LAMP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited LAMP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (52.63%) Apache
2 3 (15.79%) Drupal
2 3 (15.79%) Tomcat
3 2 (10.53%) IIS
3 2 (10.53%) nginx
3 2 (10.53%) Node.js
4 1 (5.26%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (5.26%) Photoshop
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) DHCP
1 2 (10.53%) HTTP
1 2 (10.53%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (89.47%) MySQL
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.53%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (10.53%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Git (software)
2 2 (10.53%) Visual Studio
2 2 (10.53%) Subversion
2 2 (10.53%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (15.79%) Marketing
2 2 (10.53%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 18 (94.74%) Developer
2 13 (68.42%) PHP Developer
3 5 (26.32%) PHP LAMP Developer
3 5 (26.32%) Web Developer
4 4 (21.05%) LAMP Developer
4 4 (21.05%) PHP Web Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Architect
6 1 (5.26%) PHP Magento Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Magento Developer
6 1 (5.26%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Head of IT
6 1 (5.26%) Graduate Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Lead Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Graduate Web Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Graduate
6 1 (5.26%) Project Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (78.95%) CSS
1 15 (78.95%) HTML
2 9 (47.37%) jQuery
3 7 (36.84%) HTML5
4 5 (26.32%) CSS3
4 5 (26.32%) Symfony
5 3 (15.79%) Ajax
5 3 (15.79%) .NET
6 2 (10.53%) XHTML
6 2 (10.53%) RESTful
6 2 (10.53%) AngularJS
7 1 (5.26%) Laravel
7 1 (5.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (5.26%) REST
7 1 (5.26%) Zend Framework
7 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Open Source
2 2 (10.53%) Client/Server
2 2 (10.53%) N-Tier
2 2 (10.53%) Social Media
2 2 (10.53%) Derivative
2 2 (10.53%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 14 (73.68%) Linux
2 2 (10.53%) FreeBSD
2 2 (10.53%) UNIX
2 2 (10.53%) Windows
3 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
3 1 (5.26%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) E-Commerce
1 4 (21.05%) MVC
2 3 (15.79%) Content Management
2 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (15.79%) Web Development
2 3 (15.79%) OO
3 2 (10.53%) Configuration Management
3 2 (10.53%) Network Load Balancing
3 2 (10.53%) Scrum
3 2 (10.53%) CRM
4 1 (5.26%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (5.26%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (5.26%) OO PHP
4 1 (5.26%) Line Management
4 1 (5.26%) BDD
4 1 (5.26%) Software Engineering
4 1 (5.26%) Web Design
4 1 (5.26%) TDD
4 1 (5.26%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 17 (89.47%) PHP
2 11 (57.89%) JavaScript
3 4 (21.05%) SQL
3 4 (21.05%) C#
4 2 (10.53%) Python
4 2 (10.53%) Shell Script
4 2 (10.53%) C
4 2 (10.53%) C++
4 2 (10.53%) Java
4 2 (10.53%) Objective-C
4 2 (10.53%) Ruby
5 1 (5.26%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) Postgraduate
Vendors
1 1 (5.26%) Zend
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