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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 124 105 98
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -7
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 2 23 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.092% 1.08% 0.88%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.31% 3.50% 2.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1 22 10
Average salary £31,500 £32,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.81% -6.42%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +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
650 657 549
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 29.84% 30.73% 32.20%
Number of salaries quoted 558 607 485
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 £23,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 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 7 (87.50%) PHP
1 7 (87.50%) MySQL
2 6 (75.00%) CSS
3 5 (62.50%) HTML
3 5 (62.50%) OO
3 5 (62.50%) Apache
3 5 (62.50%) MVC
4 4 (50.00%) Zend
4 4 (50.00%) jQuery
4 4 (50.00%) CMS
4 4 (50.00%) Subversion
4 4 (50.00%) WordPress
4 4 (50.00%) REST
4 4 (50.00%) CSS3
4 4 (50.00%) HTML5
4 4 (50.00%) Web Services
4 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (50.00%) ActionScript
4 4 (50.00%) Relational Database
5 3 (37.50%) Drupal
5 3 (37.50%) SOAP
5 3 (37.50%) Photoshop
5 3 (37.50%) XML
5 3 (37.50%) Flash
5 3 (37.50%) XHTML
5 3 (37.50%) Yii
5 3 (37.50%) Facebook
5 3 (37.50%) Magento
5 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
5 3 (37.50%) Mac OS X

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 5 (62.50%) Apache
2 4 (50.00%) CMS
2 4 (50.00%) WordPress
3 3 (37.50%) Joomla!
3 3 (37.50%) Drupal
4 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
4 1 (12.50%) nginx
4 1 (12.50%) Node.js
4 1 (12.50%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) DHCP
2 1 (12.50%) HTTP
2 1 (12.50%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (87.50%) MySQL
2 4 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Subversion
2 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
3 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
3 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
2 5 (62.50%) PHP Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Web Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Applications Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Lead Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Web Applications Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Applications Architect
4 1 (12.50%) PHP Web Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 1 (12.50%) PHP LAMP Developer
4 1 (12.50%) WordPress Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) CSS
2 5 (62.50%) HTML
3 4 (50.00%) Web Services
3 4 (50.00%) jQuery
3 4 (50.00%) HTML5
3 4 (50.00%) REST
3 4 (50.00%) CSS3
4 3 (37.50%) Yii
4 3 (37.50%) XML
4 3 (37.50%) Flash
4 3 (37.50%) XHTML
4 3 (37.50%) SOAP
5 1 (12.50%) .NET
5 1 (12.50%) Middleware
5 1 (12.50%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (12.50%) CodeIgniter
5 1 (12.50%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (12.50%) Client/Server
2 1 (12.50%) N-Tier
2 1 (12.50%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
1 3 (37.50%) Mac OS X
2 1 (12.50%) UNIX
2 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) OO
1 5 (62.50%) MVC
2 1 (12.50%) Network Load Balancing
2 1 (12.50%) Software Architecture
2 1 (12.50%) Web Application Development
2 1 (12.50%) Mobile Application Development
2 1 (12.50%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) PHP
2 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (50.00%) ActionScript
3 1 (12.50%) Python
3 1 (12.50%) Ruby
3 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
3 1 (12.50%) Perl
3 1 (12.50%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) C++
3 1 (12.50%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Zend
2 3 (37.50%) Facebook
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