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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 113 109 93
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -16
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 3 19 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.15% 0.93% 1.08%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.50% 2.81% 3.30%
Number of salaries quoted 2 18 12
Average salary £31,500 £33,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% -5.71%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
599 677 545
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 29.76% 33.25% 32.73%
Number of salaries quoted 532 616 493
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £77,500 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 10 (83.33%) PHP
1 10 (83.33%) MySQL
2 8 (66.67%) OO
2 8 (66.67%) CSS
3 7 (58.33%) MVC
3 7 (58.33%) HTML
3 7 (58.33%) Apache
4 6 (50.00%) Zend
5 5 (41.67%) XML
5 5 (41.67%) Linux
5 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
6 4 (33.33%) ActionScript
6 4 (33.33%) XHTML
6 4 (33.33%) jQuery
6 4 (33.33%) WordPress
6 4 (33.33%) CMS
6 4 (33.33%) Subversion
6 4 (33.33%) HTML5
6 4 (33.33%) REST
6 4 (33.33%) CSS3
6 4 (33.33%) Relational Database
6 4 (33.33%) Web Services
7 3 (25.00%) OO PHP
7 3 (25.00%) Mobile App
7 3 (25.00%) Facebook
7 3 (25.00%) Yii
7 3 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (25.00%) Mac OS X
7 3 (25.00%) Magento
7 3 (25.00%) Git (software)

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 7 (58.33%) Apache
2 4 (33.33%) WordPress
2 4 (33.33%) CMS
3 3 (25.00%) Drupal
3 3 (25.00%) Joomla!
4 2 (16.67%) IIS
4 2 (16.67%) Tomcat
5 1 (8.33%) Node.js
5 1 (8.33%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) DHCP
2 1 (8.33%) Asterisk PBX
2 1 (8.33%) HTTP
2 1 (8.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (83.33%) MySQL
2 4 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 3 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Subversion
2 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Developer
2 8 (66.67%) PHP Developer
3 3 (25.00%) PHP LAMP Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Web Developer
4 2 (16.67%) PHP Web Developer
5 1 (8.33%) WordPress Developer
5 1 (8.33%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Web Applications Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Applications Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Applications Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (66.67%) CSS
2 7 (58.33%) HTML
3 5 (41.67%) XML
4 4 (33.33%) XHTML
4 4 (33.33%) jQuery
4 4 (33.33%) HTML5
4 4 (33.33%) REST
4 4 (33.33%) CSS3
4 4 (33.33%) Web Services
5 3 (25.00%) Yii
5 3 (25.00%) Flash
5 3 (25.00%) SOAP
6 2 (16.67%) CodeIgniter
7 1 (8.33%) Ajax
7 1 (8.33%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (8.33%) Middleware
7 1 (8.33%) Symfony
7 1 (8.33%) RESTful
7 1 (8.33%) Smarty
7 1 (8.33%) WML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (16.67%) Open Source
3 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (8.33%) Client/Server
3 1 (8.33%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Linux
2 3 (25.00%) Mac OS X
3 1 (8.33%) Debian
3 1 (8.33%) CentOS
3 1 (8.33%) UNIX
3 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) OO
2 7 (58.33%) MVC
3 3 (25.00%) OO PHP
4 2 (16.67%) OOP
4 2 (16.67%) Mobile Application Development
5 1 (8.33%) Software Architecture
5 1 (8.33%) Web Application Development
5 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
5 1 (8.33%) Content Management
5 1 (8.33%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) PHP
2 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
3 4 (33.33%) ActionScript
4 2 (16.67%) SQL
5 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
5 1 (8.33%) Ruby
5 1 (8.33%) PHP5
5 1 (8.33%) PHP4
5 1 (8.33%) Python
5 1 (8.33%) Perl
5 1 (8.33%) Java
5 1 (8.33%) C#
5 1 (8.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Zend
2 3 (25.00%) Facebook
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