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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LAMP Stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL/MariaDB, PHP/Perl/Python)
Rank 65 117 77
Rank change year-on-year
+52 -40
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 64 12 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.15% 0.66% 2.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.92% 2.08% 7.66%
Number of salaries quoted 48 7 33
Average salary £37,500 £32,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.18% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,250 £38,500 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.38% +6.42%
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
586 578 431
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 28.87% 32.00% 29.08%
Number of salaries quoted 523 535 386
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%

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 8 February 2016.

LAMP Salary Histogram in Birmingham

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 95 (95.00%) MySQL
2 89 (89.00%) Linux
3 80 (80.00%) PHP
4 77 (77.00%) Apache
5 76 (76.00%) JavaScript
6 74 (74.00%) Git (software)
7 73 (73.00%) CSS
7 73 (73.00%) HTML
8 71 (71.00%) jQuery
9 67 (67.00%) nginx
9 67 (67.00%) E-Commerce
9 67 (67.00%) LEMP Stack
10 65 (65.00%) Open Source
10 65 (65.00%) REST
10 65 (65.00%) JSON
10 65 (65.00%) Zend
11 63 (63.00%) Symfony
11 63 (63.00%) Magento
11 63 (63.00%) XML
12 62 (62.00%) Agile Software Development
13 61 (61.00%) Google
14 60 (60.00%) Scrum
15 54 (54.00%) Web Development
15 54 (54.00%) Performance Optimisation
16 48 (48.00%) Amazon AWS
17 39 (39.00%) Web Services
18 38 (38.00%) SOAP
18 38 (38.00%) Ubuntu
19 36 (36.00%) Internet
20 34 (34.00%) CloudFront

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 77 (77.00%) Apache
2 67 (67.00%) nginx
3 6 (6.00%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (4.00%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.00%) Node.js
6 1 (1.00%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (1.00%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 63 (63.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 48 (48.00%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (34.00%) Amazon EC2
2 34 (34.00%) CloudFront
3 10 (10.00%) PaaS
4 9 (9.00%) Google Apps
5 1 (1.00%) GitHub
5 1 (1.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (36.00%) Internet
2 12 (12.00%) Firewall
3 9 (9.00%) DNS
4 1 (1.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (95.00%) MySQL
2 9 (9.00%) Pentaho
3 8 (8.00%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.00%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.00%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 74 (74.00%) Git (software)
2 13 (13.00%) Vagrant
3 7 (7.00%) Jenkins
4 4 (4.00%) Cucumber
4 4 (4.00%) NUnit
4 4 (4.00%) PHPUnit
5 3 (3.00%) Selenium
6 1 (1.00%) Bitbucket
6 1 (1.00%) JIRA
6 1 (1.00%) Mocha
6 1 (1.00%) PhpStorm
General
1 2 (2.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 48 (48.00%) Developer
2 41 (41.00%) PHP Developer
3 31 (31.00%) PHP Web Developer
3 31 (31.00%) Web Developer
4 22 (22.00%) Magento Developer
4 22 (22.00%) PHP Magento Developer
5 20 (20.00%) Development Manager
6 15 (15.00%) E-Commerce Manager
6 15 (15.00%) Web Development Manager
6 15 (15.00%) Web Manager
7 14 (14.00%) PHP Development Manager
8 11 (11.00%) Linux Engineer
9 10 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 10 (10.00%) LAMP Developer
9 10 (10.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 10 (10.00%) Senior Linux Engineer
10 9 (9.00%) IT Manager
11 7 (7.00%) Graduate
11 7 (7.00%) Graduate Developer
11 7 (7.00%) Graduate Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (73.00%) CSS
1 73 (73.00%) HTML
2 71 (71.00%) jQuery
3 67 (67.00%) LEMP Stack
4 65 (65.00%) JSON
4 65 (65.00%) REST
5 63 (63.00%) Symfony
5 63 (63.00%) XML
6 39 (39.00%) Web Services
7 38 (38.00%) SOAP
8 29 (29.00%) Zend Framework
9 7 (7.00%) RESTful
10 6 (6.00%) HTML5
11 4 (4.00%) Ajax
12 3 (3.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 2 (2.00%) AngularJS
13 2 (2.00%) Backbone.js
13 2 (2.00%) CSS3
14 1 (1.00%) Laravel
14 1 (1.00%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.00%) Mobile App
2 4 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.00%) User Experience
3 1 (1.00%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.00%) Blockchain
3 1 (1.00%) Smartphone
3 1 (1.00%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 89 (89.00%) Linux
2 38 (38.00%) Ubuntu
3 30 (30.00%) Debian
4 8 (8.00%) Unix
5 6 (6.00%) Apple iOS
6 3 (3.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.00%) Android
7 1 (1.00%) CentOS
7 1 (1.00%) Windows
7 1 (1.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (67.00%) E-Commerce
2 65 (65.00%) Open Source
3 62 (62.00%) Agile Software Development
4 60 (60.00%) Scrum
5 54 (54.00%) Performance Optimisation
5 54 (54.00%) Web Development
6 34 (34.00%) Coaching
6 34 (34.00%) Line Management
7 32 (32.00%) OO
8 29 (29.00%) OOD
9 28 (28.00%) DevOps
10 25 (25.00%) Database Optimisation
10 25 (25.00%) Refactoring
10 25 (25.00%) Software Testing
10 25 (25.00%) Workflow
11 11 (11.00%) Service Delivery
12 10 (10.00%) Mentoring
13 9 (9.00%) High Availability
13 9 (9.00%) Performance Tuning
13 9 (9.00%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 80 (80.00%) PHP
2 76 (76.00%) JavaScript
3 33 (33.00%) PHP 5
4 8 (8.00%) SQL
5 7 (7.00%) Bash Shell
6 6 (6.00%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.00%) Perl
7 2 (2.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (7.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.00%) PCI DSS
2 4 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.00%) KVM
2 3 (3.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (10.00%) Puppet
2 3 (3.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.00%) Cacti
3 1 (1.00%) Nagios
3 1 (1.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 65 (65.00%) Zend
2 61 (61.00%) Google
3 34 (34.00%) New Relic
4 9 (9.00%) Jaspersoft
4 9 (9.00%) Tableau
5 4 (4.00%) VMware
6 2 (2.00%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.00%) Adobe
7 1 (1.00%) Veeam
Birmingham
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Birmingham
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 7 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Mobile Fun Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago