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 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 116 129 114
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -15
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 9 2 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.45% 0.091% 1.02%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.43% 0.30% 3.29%
Number of salaries quoted 9 1 22
Average salary £34,000 £31,500 £32,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.93% -3.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,600 £31,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £34,600 £31,500 £49,150
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
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
631 659 668
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 31.80% 30.05% 30.93%
Number of salaries quoted 564 567 619
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,350 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 2 September 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 26 (100.00%) PHP
2 23 (88.46%) HTML
3 22 (84.62%) CSS
4 20 (76.92%) JavaScript
5 17 (65.38%) MySQL
6 13 (50.00%) jQuery
7 12 (46.15%) Symfony
7 12 (46.15%) Linux
8 11 (42.31%) Git (software)
8 11 (42.31%) HTML5
9 10 (38.46%) AngularJS
9 10 (38.46%) Zend
10 7 (26.92%) MVC
10 7 (26.92%) CSS3
11 6 (23.08%) REST
11 6 (23.08%) Responsive Web Design
11 6 (23.08%) OOP
12 5 (19.23%) Ubuntu
12 5 (19.23%) Web Design
12 5 (19.23%) Zend Framework
12 5 (19.23%) Photoshop
12 5 (19.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 4 (15.38%) Elasticsearch
13 4 (15.38%) MongoDB
14 3 (11.54%) Apple iOS
14 3 (11.54%) Laravel
14 3 (11.54%) Mobile Development
14 3 (11.54%) OO
14 3 (11.54%) Unit Testing
14 3 (11.54%) Data Protection

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 4 (15.38%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (7.69%) Lotus Domino
2 2 (7.69%) Apache
2 2 (7.69%) CMS
2 2 (7.69%) WordPress
3 1 (3.85%) nginx
3 1 (3.85%) Node.js
Applications
1 5 (19.23%) Photoshop
2 2 (7.69%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (65.38%) MySQL
2 4 (15.38%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 11 (42.31%) Git (software)
2 2 (7.69%) Subversion
3 1 (3.85%) Dreamweaver
General
1 1 (3.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (96.15%) Developer
2 18 (69.23%) PHP Developer
3 11 (42.31%) Web Developer
4 7 (26.92%) PHP LAMP Developer
5 6 (23.08%) PHP Web Developer
5 6 (23.08%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 5 (19.23%) Web Programmer
6 5 (19.23%) PHP Programmer
6 5 (19.23%) Programmer
7 3 (11.54%) Senior Developer
7 3 (11.54%) Mobile Developer
8 2 (7.69%) LAMP Developer
8 2 (7.69%) Senior PHP Developer
9 1 (3.85%) Graduate Developer
9 1 (3.85%) Junior Web Developer
9 1 (3.85%) Graduate
9 1 (3.85%) Junior
9 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 1 (3.85%) Senior Web Developer
9 1 (3.85%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (88.46%) HTML
2 22 (84.62%) CSS
3 13 (50.00%) jQuery
4 12 (46.15%) Symfony
5 11 (42.31%) HTML5
6 10 (38.46%) AngularJS
7 7 (26.92%) CSS3
8 6 (23.08%) REST
9 5 (19.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 5 (19.23%) Zend Framework
10 3 (11.54%) Laravel
11 2 (7.69%) Sencha Touch
12 1 (3.85%) Highcharts JS
12 1 (3.85%) Yii
12 1 (3.85%) RESTful
12 1 (3.85%) CodeIgniter
12 1 (3.85%) CakePHP
12 1 (3.85%) Web Services
12 1 (3.85%) XML
12 1 (3.85%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (46.15%) Linux
2 5 (19.23%) Ubuntu
3 3 (11.54%) Android
3 3 (11.54%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (26.92%) MVC
2 6 (23.08%) OOP
2 6 (23.08%) Responsive Web Design
3 5 (19.23%) Web Design
4 3 (11.54%) OO
4 3 (11.54%) TDD
4 3 (11.54%) Software Engineering
4 3 (11.54%) Web Development
4 3 (11.54%) Unit Testing
4 3 (11.54%) Data Protection
4 3 (11.54%) Mobile Development
5 2 (7.69%) OO PHP
6 1 (3.85%) DevOps
6 1 (3.85%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.85%) API Integration
6 1 (3.85%) ITIL
6 1 (3.85%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (3.85%) Content Management
6 1 (3.85%) Logistics
6 1 (3.85%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 26 (100.00%) PHP
2 20 (76.92%) JavaScript
3 2 (7.69%) SQL
4 1 (3.85%) PHP5
4 1 (3.85%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 10 (38.46%) Zend
2 2 (7.69%) Sencha
2 2 (7.69%) Adobe
3 1 (3.85%) Twitter
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