The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Birmingham region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 104 117 80
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -37
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 11 1 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.61% 0.058% 1.38%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.19% 0.17% 4.28%
Number of salaries quoted 11 1 20
Average salary £30,000 £47,500 £29,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.84% +62.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £47,500 £26,350
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
502 593 467
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 27.67% 34.10% 32.16%
Number of salaries quoted 438 530 439
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
LAMP
West Midlands

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 18 April 2014.

LAMP Salary Histogram in Birmingham

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 42 (91.30%) PHP
2 33 (71.74%) MVC
3 30 (65.22%) HTML
3 30 (65.22%) CSS
4 26 (56.52%) JavaScript
5 22 (47.83%) Linux
6 21 (45.65%) MySQL
7 17 (36.96%) Zend
8 16 (34.78%) OOP
8 16 (34.78%) Apache
9 15 (32.61%) OO
10 14 (30.43%) XML
10 14 (30.43%) Ruby
10 14 (30.43%) Ruby on Rails
10 14 (30.43%) jQuery
10 14 (30.43%) MongoDB
10 14 (30.43%) Node.js
11 13 (28.26%) Mobile App
11 13 (28.26%) New Relic
11 13 (28.26%) NoSQL
11 13 (28.26%) Hadoop
11 13 (28.26%) CodeIgniter
11 13 (28.26%) Software Engineering
11 13 (28.26%) ActionScript
12 12 (26.09%) Flash
12 12 (26.09%) HTML5
12 12 (26.09%) Mobile Application Development
13 11 (23.91%) CSS3
13 11 (23.91%) Photoshop
14 10 (21.74%) XHTML

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 16 (34.78%) Apache
2 14 (30.43%) Node.js
3 9 (19.57%) WordPress
4 5 (10.87%) CMS
5 3 (6.52%) IIS
5 3 (6.52%) Tomcat
5 3 (6.52%) Drupal
5 3 (6.52%) Joomla!
6 1 (2.17%) nginx
Applications
1 11 (23.91%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.35%) DHCP
2 1 (2.17%) HTTP
2 1 (2.17%) DNS
2 1 (2.17%) LAN
2 1 (2.17%) WAN
2 1 (2.17%) Intranet
2 1 (2.17%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (45.65%) MySQL
2 14 (30.43%) MongoDB
3 13 (28.26%) NoSQL
3 13 (28.26%) Hadoop
4 4 (8.70%) Relational Database
5 3 (6.52%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (13.04%) Subversion
2 5 (10.87%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.17%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.17%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.17%) Flash Builder
3 1 (2.17%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 42 (91.30%) Developer
2 26 (56.52%) PHP Developer
3 24 (52.17%) Web Developer
4 13 (28.26%) PHP LAMP Developer
4 13 (28.26%) Web Engineer
4 13 (28.26%) Software Engineer
5 10 (21.74%) PHP Web Developer
6 7 (15.22%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 6 (13.04%) MySQL Developer
8 2 (4.35%) Applications Developer
9 1 (2.17%) Systems Support
9 1 (2.17%) Senior Systems Engineer
9 1 (2.17%) Lead Developer
9 1 (2.17%) Systems Engineer
9 1 (2.17%) Architect
9 1 (2.17%) Systems Support Manager
9 1 (2.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 1 (2.17%) Systems Manager
9 1 (2.17%) Systems Developer
9 1 (2.17%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (65.22%) HTML
1 30 (65.22%) CSS
2 14 (30.43%) XML
2 14 (30.43%) Ruby on Rails
2 14 (30.43%) jQuery
3 13 (28.26%) CodeIgniter
4 12 (26.09%) Flash
4 12 (26.09%) HTML5
5 11 (23.91%) CSS3
6 10 (21.74%) XHTML
6 10 (21.74%) Web Services
7 4 (8.70%) REST
8 3 (6.52%) SOAP
8 3 (6.52%) Yii
9 2 (4.35%) Symfony
9 2 (4.35%) RESTful
9 2 (4.35%) Ajax
10 1 (2.17%) WML
10 1 (2.17%) .NET
10 1 (2.17%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 13 (28.26%) Mobile App
2 3 (6.52%) Open Source
3 1 (2.17%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.17%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 22 (47.83%) Linux
2 9 (19.57%) Mac OS X
3 3 (6.52%) Debian
3 3 (6.52%) CentOS
4 1 (2.17%) UNIX
4 1 (2.17%) Windows
4 1 (2.17%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (71.74%) MVC
2 16 (34.78%) OOP
3 15 (32.61%) OO
4 13 (28.26%) Software Engineering
5 12 (26.09%) Mobile Application Development
6 8 (17.39%) OO PHP
7 3 (6.52%) Content Management
7 3 (6.52%) Web Application Development
8 2 (4.35%) Project Management
9 1 (2.17%) Service Delivery
9 1 (2.17%) Scrum
9 1 (2.17%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (2.17%) Network Architecture
9 1 (2.17%) Software Architecture
9 1 (2.17%) Network Load Balancing
9 1 (2.17%) Incident Management
9 1 (2.17%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 42 (91.30%) PHP
2 26 (56.52%) JavaScript
3 14 (30.43%) Ruby
4 13 (28.26%) ActionScript
5 4 (8.70%) Perl
6 2 (4.35%) PHP5
6 2 (4.35%) SQL
6 2 (4.35%) C#
7 1 (2.17%) C++
7 1 (2.17%) Java
7 1 (2.17%) Python
7 1 (2.17%) ActionScript 3.0
7 1 (2.17%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.17%) PHP4
Qualifications
1 2 (4.35%) Degree
1 2 (4.35%) CCNA
1 2 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 17 (36.96%) Zend
2 13 (28.26%) New Relic
3 5 (10.87%) Facebook
4 1 (2.17%) Adobe
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago