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

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LAMP Stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL/MariaDB, PHP/Perl/Python)
Rank 99 107 111
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +4
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 45 20 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.82% 1.10% 0.66%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.41% 3.06% 2.40%
Number of salaries quoted 36 18 12
Average salary £32,500 £27,250 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.26% -9.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £24,400 £24,550
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £37,500 £44,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
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
607 654 499
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 24.61% 35.91% 27.57%
Number of salaries quoted 538 580 437
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 April 2016.

LAMP Salary Histogram in Birmingham

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 April 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.

1 111 (97.37%) MySQL
2 105 (92.11%) Linux
3 93 (81.58%) Apache
4 86 (75.44%) PHP
5 84 (73.68%) JavaScript
6 82 (71.93%) CSS
6 82 (71.93%) HTML
6 82 (71.93%) jQuery
7 81 (71.05%) Git (software)
8 76 (66.67%) nginx
8 76 (66.67%) LEMP Stack
9 72 (63.16%) Zend
10 71 (62.28%) Web Development
10 71 (62.28%) JSON
11 70 (61.40%) XML
11 70 (61.40%) Open Source
12 69 (60.53%) REST
13 68 (59.65%) Magento
13 68 (59.65%) E-Commerce
13 68 (59.65%) Symfony
13 68 (59.65%) Agile Software Development
14 66 (57.89%) Scrum
15 61 (53.51%) Google
16 50 (43.86%) Performance Optimisation
17 47 (41.23%) PHP 5
18 42 (36.84%) Ubuntu
18 42 (36.84%) Amazon AWS
19 41 (35.96%) Zend Framework
19 41 (35.96%) Debian
20 37 (32.46%) OO

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 93 (81.58%) Apache
2 76 (66.67%) nginx
3 7 (6.14%) Node.js
4 6 (5.26%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (3.51%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.75%) CMS
7 1 (0.88%) Drupal
7 1 (0.88%) Facebook Platform
7 1 (0.88%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (0.88%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 68 (59.65%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 42 (36.84%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (25.44%) Amazon EC2
2 29 (25.44%) CloudFront
3 10 (8.77%) PaaS
4 6 (5.26%) GitHub
5 2 (1.75%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (27.19%) Internet
2 8 (7.02%) SAN
3 5 (4.39%) Firewall
4 3 (2.63%) DNS
5 1 (0.88%) Asterisk PBX
5 1 (0.88%) SMTP
5 1 (0.88%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (97.37%) MySQL
2 10 (8.77%) MongoDB
3 9 (7.89%) SQL Server
4 8 (7.02%) DB2
5 2 (1.75%) Pentaho
6 1 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.88%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.88%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 81 (71.05%) Git (software)
2 11 (9.65%) Vagrant
3 7 (6.14%) Jenkins
4 4 (3.51%) Cucumber
4 4 (3.51%) NUnit
4 4 (3.51%) PHPUnit
5 3 (2.63%) Selenium
6 1 (0.88%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.88%) JIRA
6 1 (0.88%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.88%) Mocha
6 1 (0.88%) PhpStorm
6 1 (0.88%) Subversion
General
1 8 (7.02%) Publishing
2 6 (5.26%) Games
3 2 (1.75%) Marketing
4 1 (0.88%) Electronics
4 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 56 (49.12%) Developer
2 42 (36.84%) Web Developer
3 41 (35.96%) PHP Developer
4 35 (30.70%) PHP Web Developer
5 29 (25.44%) Magento Developer
5 29 (25.44%) PHP Magento Developer
6 22 (19.30%) Development Manager
7 20 (17.54%) Web Development Manager
7 20 (17.54%) Web Manager
8 14 (12.28%) PHP Development Manager
9 11 (9.65%) Linux Engineer
10 10 (8.77%) Graduate
10 10 (8.77%) Graduate Developer
10 10 (8.77%) Graduate Web Developer
10 10 (8.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 10 (8.77%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 10 (8.77%) Senior Linux Engineer
11 9 (7.89%) E-Commerce Manager
11 9 (7.89%) LAMP Developer
12 8 (7.02%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (71.93%) CSS
1 82 (71.93%) HTML
1 82 (71.93%) jQuery
2 76 (66.67%) LEMP Stack
3 71 (62.28%) JSON
4 70 (61.40%) XML
5 69 (60.53%) REST
6 68 (59.65%) Symfony
7 41 (35.96%) Zend Framework
8 34 (29.82%) SOAP
8 34 (29.82%) Web Services
9 8 (7.02%) Ajax
10 7 (6.14%) HTML5
11 6 (5.26%) RESTful
12 3 (2.63%) AngularJS
12 3 (2.63%) CSS3
12 3 (2.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 2 (1.75%) Backbone.js
13 2 (1.75%) Laravel
14 1 (0.88%) Highcharts JS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.28%) Computer Science
2 11 (9.65%) Mobile App
3 8 (7.02%) Clustering
3 8 (7.02%) CMDB
3 8 (7.02%) Data Centre
4 7 (6.14%) User Experience
5 5 (4.39%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.88%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.88%) Blockchain
6 1 (0.88%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.88%) Social Network
6 1 (0.88%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 105 (92.11%) Linux
2 42 (36.84%) Ubuntu
3 41 (35.96%) Debian
4 17 (14.91%) Apple iOS
5 11 (9.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (8.77%) Unix
7 8 (7.02%) AIX
7 8 (7.02%) Solaris
7 8 (7.02%) SUSE
8 6 (5.26%) Android
9 2 (1.75%) CentOS
10 1 (0.88%) Windows
10 1 (0.88%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (62.28%) Web Development
2 70 (61.40%) Open Source
3 68 (59.65%) Agile Software Development
3 68 (59.65%) E-Commerce
4 66 (57.89%) Scrum
5 50 (43.86%) Performance Optimisation
6 37 (32.46%) Line Management
6 37 (32.46%) OO
7 33 (28.95%) OOD
8 30 (26.32%) DevOps
9 29 (25.44%) Coaching
10 28 (24.56%) Database Optimisation
11 27 (23.68%) Refactoring
11 27 (23.68%) Software Testing
11 27 (23.68%) Workflow
12 19 (16.67%) Service Delivery
13 17 (14.91%) iOS Development
14 15 (13.16%) Re-Platforming
15 12 (10.53%) OO PHP
16 11 (9.65%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 86 (75.44%) PHP
2 84 (73.68%) JavaScript
3 47 (41.23%) PHP 5
4 17 (14.91%) Shell Script
4 17 (14.91%) SQL
5 10 (8.77%) Bash Shell
5 10 (8.77%) Perl
6 2 (1.75%) Python
Qualifications
1 18 (15.79%) Degree
2 8 (7.02%) ISEB
3 1 (0.88%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.39%) QA
2 2 (1.75%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (7.02%) Firmware
2 4 (3.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.63%) KVM
3 3 (2.63%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (7.02%) NetBackup
1 8 (7.02%) Oracle RMAN
1 8 (7.02%) Oracle ZFS
1 8 (7.02%) Puppet
1 8 (7.02%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 8 (7.02%) Unicenter
2 3 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.75%) Nagios
4 1 (0.88%) Cacti
4 1 (0.88%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 72 (63.16%) Zend
2 61 (53.51%) Google
3 29 (25.44%) New Relic
4 8 (7.02%) CA
4 8 (7.02%) IBM
4 8 (7.02%) Oracle
4 8 (7.02%) Sun
4 8 (7.02%) Veritas
5 4 (3.51%) VMware
6 2 (1.75%) Adobe
6 2 (1.75%) Jaspersoft
6 2 (1.75%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.75%) Tableau
7 1 (0.88%) Facebook
7 1 (0.88%) Veeam
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