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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 83 96 118
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +22
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 41 24 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 2.14% 1.35% 0.85%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.05% 3.10% 1.50%
Number of salaries quoted 33 22 6
Average salary £41,000 £32,500 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.15% +6.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £24,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £38,150 £33,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
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
812 773 1000
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 42.31% 43.48% 56.59%
Number of salaries quoted 728 678 935
Average salary £38,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.94% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 27 March 2015.

LAMP Salary Histogram in Bristol

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 72 (86.75%) PHP
2 53 (63.86%) Linux
3 52 (62.65%) MySQL
4 33 (39.76%) HTML
4 33 (39.76%) CSS
5 32 (38.55%) Apache
6 31 (37.35%) JavaScript
7 29 (34.94%) Symfony
8 27 (32.53%) Git (software)
9 25 (30.12%) OOP
10 19 (22.89%) Drupal
11 18 (21.69%) OO
11 18 (21.69%) nginx
11 18 (21.69%) Puppet
12 17 (20.48%) Perl
12 17 (20.48%) PHP5
13 16 (19.28%) Windows
14 14 (16.87%) Java
14 14 (16.87%) Red Hat
15 13 (15.66%) Python
15 13 (15.66%) E-Commerce
15 13 (15.66%) jQuery
15 13 (15.66%) Software Engineering
15 13 (15.66%) Firewall
15 13 (15.66%) OO PHP
16 12 (14.46%) DevOps
17 11 (13.25%) MVC
17 11 (13.25%) Marketing
17 11 (13.25%) Opscode Chef
17 11 (13.25%) Bash Shell

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 32 (38.55%) Apache
2 19 (22.89%) Drupal
3 18 (21.69%) nginx
4 10 (12.05%) CMS
5 7 (8.43%) Umbraco
5 7 (8.43%) ExpressionEngine
6 6 (7.23%) Confluence
6 6 (7.23%) MediaWiki
6 6 (7.23%) WebLogic
7 5 (6.02%) Apache Solr
8 4 (4.82%) OpenStack
9 3 (3.61%) WordPress
10 2 (2.41%) JBoss
10 2 (2.41%) Tomcat
11 1 (1.20%) IIS
Business Applications
1 4 (4.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.84%) SaaS
2 6 (7.23%) PaaS
3 4 (4.82%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (2.41%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.41%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 13 (15.66%) Firewall
2 8 (9.64%) LAN
2 8 (9.64%) WAN
2 8 (9.64%) VPN
3 6 (7.23%) TCP/IP
3 6 (7.23%) IPv6
3 6 (7.23%) OSPF
3 6 (7.23%) BGP
3 6 (7.23%) EIGRP
3 6 (7.23%) IPsec
3 6 (7.23%) LDAP
3 6 (7.23%) Network Security
4 2 (2.41%) SSH
4 2 (2.41%) SAN
4 2 (2.41%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (62.65%) MySQL
2 6 (7.23%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (7.23%) Hadoop
2 6 (7.23%) Oracle Database
2 6 (7.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 27 (32.53%) Git (software)
2 8 (9.64%) Hudson
2 8 (9.64%) Jenkins
2 8 (9.64%) Oracle Forms
2 8 (9.64%) Subversion
3 6 (7.23%) JIRA
General
1 11 (13.25%) Marketing
2 10 (12.05%) Electronics
3 6 (7.23%) Manufacturing
4 5 (6.02%) Finance
5 4 (4.82%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.41%) Legal
7 1 (1.20%) Advertising
7 1 (1.20%) Banking
Job Titles
1 59 (71.08%) Developer
2 49 (59.04%) PHP Developer
3 12 (14.46%) Senior Developer
4 11 (13.25%) PHP LAMP Developer
5 10 (12.05%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 10 (12.05%) DevOps Engineer
5 10 (12.05%) Senior PHP Developer
6 8 (9.64%) Web Developer
7 7 (8.43%) PHP Web Developer
8 6 (7.23%) Senior Manager
8 6 (7.23%) Operations Manager
9 5 (6.02%) Lead Developer
9 5 (6.02%) AWS Developer
10 4 (4.82%) LAMP Developer
10 4 (4.82%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 3 (3.61%) Linux Administrator
12 2 (2.41%) Chief Technology Officer
12 2 (2.41%) Lead Java Developer
12 2 (2.41%) Senior Linux Administrator
12 2 (2.41%) MySQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (39.76%) HTML
1 33 (39.76%) CSS
2 29 (34.94%) Symfony
3 13 (15.66%) jQuery
4 10 (12.05%) Web Services
5 9 (10.84%) SOAP
5 9 (10.84%) REST
6 7 (8.43%) HTML5
7 6 (7.23%) CGI
8 5 (6.02%) XHTML
8 5 (6.02%) XML
8 5 (6.02%) JSON
9 4 (4.82%) Sass
10 3 (3.61%) Doctrine
10 3 (3.61%) Laravel
11 2 (2.41%) Servlets
11 2 (2.41%) Lucene
11 2 (2.41%) Spring
11 2 (2.41%) Semantic HTML
11 2 (2.41%) libvirt
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.64%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.23%) Management Information System
2 6 (7.23%) Wiki
3 4 (4.82%) DTV
3 4 (4.82%) User Experience
4 2 (2.41%) Clustering
5 1 (1.20%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.20%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 53 (63.86%) Linux
2 16 (19.28%) Windows
3 11 (13.25%) CentOS
4 8 (9.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (9.64%) Oracle Linux
4 8 (9.64%) Debian
4 8 (9.64%) Ubuntu
5 7 (8.43%) Mac OS X
6 6 (7.23%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (4.82%) UNIX
8 2 (2.41%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 2 (2.41%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (30.12%) OOP
2 18 (21.69%) OO
3 13 (15.66%) E-Commerce
3 13 (15.66%) Software Engineering
3 13 (15.66%) OO PHP
4 12 (14.46%) DevOps
5 11 (13.25%) MVC
6 10 (12.05%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (9.64%) CRM
7 8 (9.64%) Build Automation
7 8 (9.64%) Web Development
7 8 (9.64%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (7.23%) Capacity Planning
8 6 (7.23%) Waterfall
8 6 (7.23%) Operations Management
8 6 (7.23%) Project Planning
8 6 (7.23%) Database Theory
8 6 (7.23%) Relational Database Theory
8 6 (7.23%) Project Management
8 6 (7.23%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 72 (86.75%) PHP
2 31 (37.35%) JavaScript
3 17 (20.48%) Perl
3 17 (20.48%) PHP5
4 14 (16.87%) Java
5 13 (15.66%) Python
6 11 (13.25%) Bash Shell
7 10 (12.05%) Ruby
8 8 (9.64%) Shell Script
9 7 (8.43%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (8.43%) Degree
2 2 (2.41%) CCNA
2 2 (2.41%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.20%) QA
System Software
1 8 (9.64%) VMware Infrastructure
1 8 (9.64%) KVM
1 8 (9.64%) Samba
2 6 (7.23%) iptables
2 6 (7.23%) Postfix
2 6 (7.23%) XenServer
3 2 (2.41%) Gluster
3 2 (2.41%) Docker
3 2 (2.41%) RHEV
3 2 (2.41%) oVirt
3 2 (2.41%) GFS2
3 2 (2.41%) NFS
3 2 (2.41%) Squid
4 1 (1.20%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 18 (21.69%) Puppet
2 11 (13.25%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (9.64%) Salt
4 6 (7.23%) Graphite
4 6 (7.23%) ZABBIX
5 4 (4.82%) Nagios
6 3 (3.61%) Ansible
7 2 (2.41%) SELinux
7 2 (2.41%) Pacemaker
7 2 (2.41%) Red Hat Satellite
7 2 (2.41%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 14 (16.87%) Red Hat
2 8 (9.64%) VMware
2 8 (9.64%) Oracle
3 6 (7.23%) Cisco
3 6 (7.23%) Citrix
4 5 (6.02%) Zend
5 4 (4.82%) SAP
6 2 (2.41%) Rackspace
Bristol
People Source
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £20000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Training and career progression
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus Scheme
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Bristol
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits: Plus Generous Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago