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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 124 74 97
Rank change year-on-year
-50 +23
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 6 48 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.29% 2.55% 0.66%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.05% 8.32% 1.91%
Number of salaries quoted 6 48 10
Average salary £37,875 £32,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.53% -5.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,750 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,750 £32,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
574 577 577
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 27.80% 30.69% 34.53%
Number of salaries quoted 542 519 518
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LAMP across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

LAMP Salary Histogram in Birmingham

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 11 (91.67%) CSS
2 10 (83.33%) MySQL
2 10 (83.33%) PHP
2 10 (83.33%) HTML
3 7 (58.33%) Linux
3 7 (58.33%) jQuery
4 6 (50.00%) Apache
4 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 5 (41.67%) HTML5
6 3 (25.00%) Ajax
6 3 (25.00%) Symfony
6 3 (25.00%) CSS3
6 3 (25.00%) Degree
6 3 (25.00%) Tomcat
6 3 (25.00%) Marketing
6 3 (25.00%) .NET
6 3 (25.00%) SQL
6 3 (25.00%) MVC
6 3 (25.00%) C#
7 2 (16.67%) Windows
7 2 (16.67%) DHCP
7 2 (16.67%) HTTP
7 2 (16.67%) DNS
7 2 (16.67%) Content Management
7 2 (16.67%) Network Load Balancing
7 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
7 2 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (16.67%) OO
7 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
7 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 6 (50.00%) Apache
2 3 (25.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (16.67%) IIS
3 2 (16.67%) Drupal
3 2 (16.67%) WordPress
3 2 (16.67%) nginx
3 2 (16.67%) Node.js
4 1 (8.33%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) DHCP
1 2 (16.67%) HTTP
1 2 (16.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (83.33%) MySQL
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (8.33%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio
1 2 (16.67%) Subversion
1 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (25.00%) Marketing
2 2 (16.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (58.33%) PHP Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Architect
3 2 (16.67%) LAMP Developer
4 1 (8.33%) PHP LAMP Developer
4 1 (8.33%) WordPress Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Graduate
4 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Web Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Lead Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Graduate Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Lead Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Graduate Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (91.67%) CSS
2 10 (83.33%) HTML
3 7 (58.33%) jQuery
4 5 (41.67%) HTML5
5 3 (25.00%) CSS3
5 3 (25.00%) Ajax
5 3 (25.00%) Symfony
5 3 (25.00%) .NET
6 2 (16.67%) XHTML
6 2 (16.67%) RESTful
7 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
7 1 (8.33%) Laravel
7 1 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (8.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Client/Server
1 2 (16.67%) N-Tier
1 2 (16.67%) Open Source
1 2 (16.67%) Social Media
1 2 (16.67%) Mobile App
2 1 (8.33%) Derivative
2 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Linux
2 2 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (8.33%) UNIX
3 1 (8.33%) FreeBSD
3 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) MVC
2 2 (16.67%) OO
2 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
2 2 (16.67%) Content Management
2 2 (16.67%) Network Load Balancing
3 1 (8.33%) Data Protection
3 1 (8.33%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (8.33%) Line Management
3 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (8.33%) Scrum
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) PHP
2 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (25.00%) C#
3 3 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (8.33%) Python
4 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
4 1 (8.33%) Objective-C
4 1 (8.33%) Ruby
4 1 (8.33%) C++
4 1 (8.33%) Java
4 1 (8.33%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) Postgraduate
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