The table below looks at the statistics for LAMP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol 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 88 53 89
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +36
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 44 94 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 2.22% 4.83% 1.88%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.35% 9.77% 4.50%
Number of salaries quoted 29 92 23
Average salary £31,500 £35,000 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +48.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,500 £48,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
LAMP
South West

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 Bristol region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
823 962 711
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 41.54% 49.38% 41.80%
Number of salaries quoted 709 856 641
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

LAMP
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing LAMP across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

LAMP Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

LAMP
Salary Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LAMP across the Bristol region.

LAMP Salary Trend in Bristol

LAMP
Salary Histogram in Bristol

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

LAMP Salary Histogram in Bristol

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 59 (95.16%) PHP
2 44 (70.97%) MySQL
3 34 (54.84%) Linux
4 33 (53.23%) HTML
4 33 (53.23%) CSS
5 25 (40.32%) JavaScript
5 25 (40.32%) Symfony
6 22 (35.48%) OOP
7 20 (32.26%) Apache
8 19 (30.65%) Git (software)
9 17 (27.42%) MVC
9 17 (27.42%) PHP5
10 15 (24.19%) Windows
10 15 (24.19%) jQuery
11 13 (20.97%) Drupal
12 12 (19.35%) Marketing
12 12 (19.35%) OO
13 10 (16.13%) SaaS
14 9 (14.52%) CMS
14 9 (14.52%) Umbraco
14 9 (14.52%) E-Commerce
14 9 (14.52%) Java
15 8 (12.90%) Ruby
15 8 (12.90%) nginx
15 8 (12.90%) Subversion
16 7 (11.29%) ExpressionEngine
16 7 (11.29%) XHTML
16 7 (11.29%) Firewall
16 7 (11.29%) Mac OS X
16 7 (11.29%) CentOS

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 20 (32.26%) Apache
2 13 (20.97%) Drupal
3 9 (14.52%) Umbraco
3 9 (14.52%) CMS
4 8 (12.90%) nginx
5 7 (11.29%) ExpressionEngine
6 5 (8.06%) Confluence
6 5 (8.06%) MediaWiki
7 2 (3.23%) Apache Solr
7 2 (3.23%) IIS
7 2 (3.23%) Tomcat
8 1 (1.61%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 2 (3.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.61%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (16.13%) SaaS
2 1 (1.61%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.29%) Firewall
2 5 (8.06%) IPsec
2 5 (8.06%) Network Security
2 5 (8.06%) LDAP
2 5 (8.06%) LAN
2 5 (8.06%) WAN
2 5 (8.06%) VPN
2 5 (8.06%) IPv6
2 5 (8.06%) OSPF
2 5 (8.06%) BGP
2 5 (8.06%) EIGRP
3 1 (1.61%) Internet
3 1 (1.61%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (70.97%) MySQL
2 6 (9.68%) Relational Database
3 5 (8.06%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.61%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.61%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 19 (30.65%) Git (software)
2 8 (12.90%) Subversion
3 5 (8.06%) JIRA
3 5 (8.06%) Hudson
3 5 (8.06%) Jenkins
General
1 12 (19.35%) Marketing
2 4 (6.45%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.23%) Advertising
3 2 (3.23%) Electronics
3 2 (3.23%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.23%) Finance
3 2 (3.23%) Legal
4 1 (1.61%) Publishing
4 1 (1.61%) Games
Job Titles
1 52 (83.87%) Developer
2 50 (80.65%) PHP Developer
3 11 (17.74%) PHP LAMP Developer
4 10 (16.13%) Web Developer
4 10 (16.13%) PHP Web Developer
5 9 (14.52%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 6 (9.68%) Senior Developer
7 5 (8.06%) Lead Developer
7 5 (8.06%) Senior PHP Developer
7 5 (8.06%) DevOps Engineer
8 4 (6.45%) LAMP Developer
9 3 (4.84%) Lead PHP Developer
10 2 (3.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 2 (3.23%) Java Developer
10 2 (3.23%) Programmer
10 2 (3.23%) PHP Programmer
11 1 (1.61%) Junior
11 1 (1.61%) Lead Java Developer
11 1 (1.61%) Development Manager
11 1 (1.61%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (53.23%) HTML
1 33 (53.23%) CSS
2 25 (40.32%) Symfony
3 15 (24.19%) jQuery
4 7 (11.29%) XHTML
5 6 (9.68%) Web Services
6 5 (8.06%) SOAP
7 4 (6.45%) XML
7 4 (6.45%) REST
8 3 (4.84%) JSON
8 3 (4.84%) HTML5
9 2 (3.23%) Zend Framework
9 2 (3.23%) CakePHP
9 2 (3.23%) Servlets
9 2 (3.23%) Spring
9 2 (3.23%) Ajax
9 2 (3.23%) Sass
9 2 (3.23%) Semantic HTML
9 2 (3.23%) Doctrine
10 1 (1.61%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.06%) Wiki
2 2 (3.23%) Open Source
2 2 (3.23%) DTV
3 1 (1.61%) W3C
3 1 (1.61%) Social Media
3 1 (1.61%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.61%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.61%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 34 (54.84%) Linux
2 15 (24.19%) Windows
3 7 (11.29%) Mac OS X
3 7 (11.29%) CentOS
4 6 (9.68%) Ubuntu
5 5 (8.06%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (8.06%) Debian
6 2 (3.23%) Fedora
7 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (35.48%) OOP
2 17 (27.42%) MVC
3 12 (19.35%) OO
4 9 (14.52%) E-Commerce
5 7 (11.29%) CRM
5 7 (11.29%) Software Engineering
5 7 (11.29%) Web Development
5 7 (11.29%) DevOps
6 6 (9.68%) Capacity Planning
7 5 (8.06%) Database Theory
7 5 (8.06%) Relational Database Theory
7 5 (8.06%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (8.06%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (8.06%) Data Modelling
8 4 (6.45%) Digital Marketing
8 4 (6.45%) Build Automation
8 4 (6.45%) OO PHP
9 3 (4.84%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (3.23%) TDD
10 2 (3.23%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 59 (95.16%) PHP
2 25 (40.32%) JavaScript
3 17 (27.42%) PHP5
4 9 (14.52%) Java
5 8 (12.90%) Ruby
6 7 (11.29%) SQL
7 6 (9.68%) Bash Shell
8 5 (8.06%) Perl
9 3 (4.84%) Python
10 1 (1.61%) ECMAScript
Qualifications
1 1 (1.61%) CCNA
1 1 (1.61%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.61%) QA
System Software
1 5 (8.06%) Samba
1 5 (8.06%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (8.06%) Postfix
1 5 (8.06%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (8.06%) ZABBIX
1 5 (8.06%) Puppet
2 4 (6.45%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (6.45%) Salt
Vendors
1 7 (11.29%) Red Hat
2 6 (9.68%) VMware
3 5 (8.06%) Citrix
4 3 (4.84%) Zend
5 2 (3.23%) SAP
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