The table below looks at the statistics for LAMP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LAMP over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 79 92 91
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -1
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 16 11 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.17% 0.82% 0.086%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.18% 2.16% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 15 9 1
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% +8.33%
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
LAMP
Scotland

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 Edinburgh region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
503 510 420
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 36.90% 37.83% 36.21%
Number of salaries quoted 392 340 290
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

LAMP
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

LAMP Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

LAMP
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

LAMP Salary Trend in Edinburgh

LAMP
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LAMP across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

LAMP Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 18 (75.00%) HTML
1 18 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 17 (70.83%) CSS
3 12 (50.00%) PHP
4 11 (45.83%) MySQL
4 11 (45.83%) OO
4 11 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (41.67%) Git (software)
6 8 (33.33%) WordPress
6 8 (33.33%) DevOps
7 7 (29.17%) MVC
7 7 (29.17%) ASP.NET
7 7 (29.17%) SQL Server
7 7 (29.17%) C#
7 7 (29.17%) .NET
7 7 (29.17%) PHP5
7 7 (29.17%) jQuery
8 6 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
8 6 (25.00%) Android
8 6 (25.00%) ExpressionEngine
8 6 (25.00%) Apple iOS
8 6 (25.00%) REST
8 6 (25.00%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 6 (25.00%) Laravel
8 6 (25.00%) Digital Media
8 6 (25.00%) Appcelerator
8 6 (25.00%) Android Development
8 6 (25.00%) iOS Development
8 6 (25.00%) Web Services
8 6 (25.00%) Flash

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 8 (33.33%) WordPress
2 6 (25.00%) ExpressionEngine
3 5 (20.83%) IIS
4 4 (16.67%) Drupal
5 3 (12.50%) Apache
6 1 (4.17%) CMS
6 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
6 1 (4.17%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 5 (20.83%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) SaaS
2 1 (4.17%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.17%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (45.83%) MySQL
2 7 (29.17%) SQL Server
3 5 (20.83%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (20.83%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (8.33%) Big Data
5 1 (4.17%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (41.67%) Git (software)
2 6 (25.00%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 3 (12.50%) Mercurial
General
1 6 (25.00%) Marketing
2 5 (20.83%) Back Office
3 2 (8.33%) Advertising
4 1 (4.17%) Games
Job Titles
1 19 (79.17%) Developer
2 8 (33.33%) PHP Developer
3 6 (25.00%) Lead Developer
4 5 (20.83%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 5 (20.83%) ASP.NET Developer
4 5 (20.83%) .NET Developer
4 5 (20.83%) C# Developer
4 5 (20.83%) Lead PHP Developer
4 5 (20.83%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (12.50%) Web Developer
5 3 (12.50%) Senior Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Chief Technology Officer
7 1 (4.17%) PHP Web Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Chief Information Officer
7 1 (4.17%) Operations Manager
7 1 (4.17%) Senior Web Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Junior Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Graduate Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Graduate
7 1 (4.17%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (75.00%) HTML
2 17 (70.83%) CSS
3 7 (29.17%) ASP.NET
3 7 (29.17%) .NET
3 7 (29.17%) jQuery
4 6 (25.00%) REST
4 6 (25.00%) Laravel
4 6 (25.00%) Web Services
4 6 (25.00%) Flash
4 6 (25.00%) WCF
5 5 (20.83%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (4.17%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Digital Media
2 5 (20.83%) User Experience
3 3 (12.50%) Replication
3 3 (12.50%) Mobile App
4 2 (8.33%) Open Source
5 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
5 1 (4.17%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 6 (25.00%) Android
1 6 (25.00%) Apple iOS
2 5 (20.83%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (45.83%) OO
1 11 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (33.33%) DevOps
3 7 (29.17%) MVC
4 6 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
4 6 (25.00%) Android Development
4 6 (25.00%) iOS Development
4 6 (25.00%) Web Development
4 6 (25.00%) Use Case
5 5 (20.83%) CRM
5 5 (20.83%) B2B
5 5 (20.83%) B2C
6 4 (16.67%) Project Management
6 4 (16.67%) Software Engineering
7 3 (12.50%) Mentoring
8 2 (8.33%) Database Tuning
8 2 (8.33%) People Management
9 1 (4.17%) Load Balancing
9 1 (4.17%) Risk Management
9 1 (4.17%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 18 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 12 (50.00%) PHP
3 7 (29.17%) C#
3 7 (29.17%) PHP5
4 6 (25.00%) Ruby
5 5 (20.83%) SQL
6 4 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) RHCE
2 2 (8.33%) Degree
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) Nagios
1 3 (12.50%) Cacti
1 3 (12.50%) Ansible
1 3 (12.50%) Vagrant
1 3 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (12.50%) Puppet
2 2 (8.33%) Munin
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) Appcelerator
2 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle