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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 124 105 102
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -3
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 5 25 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.22% 1.18% 0.53%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.72% 3.91% 1.79%
Number of salaries quoted 4 25 7
Average salary £32,000 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.53% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,950 £31,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £39,550 £50,000 £50,000
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
698 640 504
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 30.19% 30.26% 29.42%
Number of salaries quoted 608 592 436
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 £23,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
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 18 September 2014.

LAMP Salary Histogram in Birmingham

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 8 (100.00%) PHP
2 7 (87.50%) MySQL
2 7 (87.50%) CSS
3 6 (75.00%) HTML
3 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (62.50%) Apache
5 4 (50.00%) Linux
5 4 (50.00%) jQuery
5 4 (50.00%) WordPress
6 3 (37.50%) HTML5
6 3 (37.50%) Relational Database
6 3 (37.50%) ActionScript
6 3 (37.50%) CMS
6 3 (37.50%) MVC
6 3 (37.50%) XHTML
7 2 (25.00%) Mac OS X
7 2 (25.00%) Subversion
7 2 (25.00%) Photoshop
7 2 (25.00%) OO
7 2 (25.00%) Flash
7 2 (25.00%) SOAP
7 2 (25.00%) Web Services
7 2 (25.00%) XML
7 2 (25.00%) Marketing
7 2 (25.00%) Joomla!
7 2 (25.00%) Zend
7 2 (25.00%) Drupal
7 2 (25.00%) Magento
7 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
7 2 (25.00%) Open Source

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 5 (62.50%) Apache
2 4 (50.00%) WordPress
3 3 (37.50%) CMS
4 2 (25.00%) Joomla!
4 2 (25.00%) Drupal
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (87.50%) MySQL
2 3 (37.50%) Relational Database
3 1 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Subversion
1 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (25.00%) Marketing
2 1 (12.50%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (75.00%) PHP Developer
3 1 (12.50%) LAMP Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 1 (12.50%) PHP LAMP Developer
3 1 (12.50%) WordPress Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Web Applications Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Web Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) CSS
2 6 (75.00%) HTML
3 4 (50.00%) jQuery
4 3 (37.50%) HTML5
4 3 (37.50%) XHTML
5 2 (25.00%) Flash
5 2 (25.00%) SOAP
5 2 (25.00%) Web Services
5 2 (25.00%) XML
5 2 (25.00%) Yii
5 2 (25.00%) REST
5 2 (25.00%) CSS3
6 1 (12.50%) Symfony
6 1 (12.50%) Ajax
6 1 (12.50%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Open Source
2 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
2 1 (12.50%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Mac OS X
3 1 (12.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) MVC
2 2 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (12.50%) Web Application Development
3 1 (12.50%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) PHP
2 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (37.50%) ActionScript
4 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
4 1 (12.50%) Python
4 1 (12.50%) Perl
4 1 (12.50%) Java
4 1 (12.50%) Ruby
4 1 (12.50%) C++
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Zend
1 2 (25.00%) Facebook
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BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £18,000 to £25,000 per annum plus bonus and training!
Posted: 7 hours ago
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: From £17,000 to £27,000 per annum plus bonus paid on projects
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum plus team bonus !
Posted: 3 days ago
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Posted: 5 days ago