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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 114 80 101
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +21
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 6 30 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.33% 1.98% 0.71%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.04% 6.68% 2.07%
Number of salaries quoted 6 30 11
Average salary £29,750 £30,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.83% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £32,750 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +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
575 449 579
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 31.79% 29.64% 34.46%
Number of salaries quoted 544 399 517
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

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
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LAMP across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

LAMP Salary Histogram in Birmingham

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 13 (92.86%) HTML
1 13 (92.86%) CSS
2 12 (85.71%) MySQL
2 12 (85.71%) PHP
3 9 (64.29%) JavaScript
3 9 (64.29%) Linux
4 8 (57.14%) jQuery
5 6 (42.86%) Apache
5 6 (42.86%) HTML5
6 4 (28.57%) CSS3
6 4 (28.57%) E-Commerce
6 4 (28.57%) SQL
6 4 (28.57%) C#
6 4 (28.57%) Symfony
7 3 (21.43%) Drupal
7 3 (21.43%) Open Source
7 3 (21.43%) MVC
7 3 (21.43%) Content Management
7 3 (21.43%) Ajax
7 3 (21.43%) Marketing
7 3 (21.43%) Degree
7 3 (21.43%) .NET
7 3 (21.43%) Tomcat
8 2 (14.29%) Python
8 2 (14.29%) FreeBSD
8 2 (14.29%) XHTML
8 2 (14.29%) OO
8 2 (14.29%) Client/Server
8 2 (14.29%) N-Tier
8 2 (14.29%) DHCP

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 6 (42.86%) Apache
2 3 (21.43%) Drupal
2 3 (21.43%) Tomcat
3 2 (14.29%) IIS
3 2 (14.29%) nginx
3 2 (14.29%) Node.js
4 1 (7.14%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) DHCP
1 2 (14.29%) HTTP
1 2 (14.29%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (85.71%) MySQL
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (14.29%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
1 2 (14.29%) Subversion
1 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (21.43%) Marketing
2 2 (14.29%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 14 (100.00%) Developer
2 9 (64.29%) PHP Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Architect
3 2 (14.29%) LAMP Developer
3 2 (14.29%) PHP LAMP Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Magento Developer
4 1 (7.14%) PHP Magento Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Graduate Web Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Graduate Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Lead Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Graduate
4 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Web Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (92.86%) HTML
1 13 (92.86%) CSS
2 8 (57.14%) jQuery
3 6 (42.86%) HTML5
4 4 (28.57%) CSS3
4 4 (28.57%) Symfony
5 3 (21.43%) Ajax
5 3 (21.43%) .NET
6 2 (14.29%) XHTML
6 2 (14.29%) RESTful
7 1 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
7 1 (7.14%) REST
7 1 (7.14%) Laravel
7 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Open Source
2 2 (14.29%) Client/Server
2 2 (14.29%) N-Tier
2 2 (14.29%) Derivative
2 2 (14.29%) Social Media
2 2 (14.29%) Mobile App
3 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (64.29%) Linux
2 2 (14.29%) FreeBSD
2 2 (14.29%) UNIX
2 2 (14.29%) Windows
3 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) E-Commerce
2 3 (21.43%) MVC
2 3 (21.43%) Content Management
3 2 (14.29%) OO
3 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 2 (14.29%) Scrum
3 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (14.29%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (7.14%) Line Management
4 1 (7.14%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (7.14%) BDD
4 1 (7.14%) Data Protection
4 1 (7.14%) TDD
4 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 12 (85.71%) PHP
2 9 (64.29%) JavaScript
3 4 (28.57%) SQL
3 4 (28.57%) C#
4 2 (14.29%) Python
4 2 (14.29%) Shell Script
4 2 (14.29%) C
4 2 (14.29%) C++
4 2 (14.29%) Java
4 2 (14.29%) Ruby
4 2 (14.29%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) Postgraduate
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago