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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 100 82 82
Rank change year-on-year
-18 0
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 9 16 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.60% 1.26% 0.90%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.55% 3.82% 2.41%
Number of salaries quoted 9 11 10
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £32,700
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
580 419 457
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 38.85% 33.12% 37.49%
Number of salaries quoted 461 278 330
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 19 September 2014.

LAMP Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 12 (70.59%) MySQL
1 12 (70.59%) Apache
2 11 (64.71%) Linux
3 9 (52.94%) HTML
3 9 (52.94%) JavaScript
3 9 (52.94%) PHP
4 8 (47.06%) CSS
4 8 (47.06%) HTML5
5 7 (41.18%) CSS3
5 7 (41.18%) CMS
5 7 (41.18%) OO
5 7 (41.18%) Java
5 7 (41.18%) E-Commerce
6 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (29.41%) Replication
7 5 (29.41%) Git (software)
7 5 (29.41%) TCP/IP
7 5 (29.41%) RHCE
7 5 (29.41%) Puppet
7 5 (29.41%) Vagrant
7 5 (29.41%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (29.41%) Ansible
8 4 (23.53%) Mentoring
8 4 (23.53%) Nagios
8 4 (23.53%) Cacti
8 4 (23.53%) Web Development
9 3 (17.65%) Google
9 3 (17.65%) TDD
9 3 (17.65%) Web Design
9 3 (17.65%) Munin

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 12 (70.59%) Apache
2 7 (41.18%) CMS
3 3 (17.65%) Drupal
4 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) SaaS
2 1 (5.88%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) TCP/IP
2 2 (11.76%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (70.59%) MySQL
2 2 (11.76%) NoSQL
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Git (software)
2 3 (17.65%) Mercurial
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Developer
2 8 (47.06%) PHP Developer
3 5 (29.41%) Senior PHP Developer
3 5 (29.41%) Senior Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Development Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Operations Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Software Tester
5 2 (11.76%) Tester
6 1 (5.88%) Junior
6 1 (5.88%) Web Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Development Manager
6 1 (5.88%) Junior Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Operations Manager
6 1 (5.88%) Mobile Developer
6 1 (5.88%) UI Programmer
6 1 (5.88%) DevOps Manager
6 1 (5.88%) UI Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Graduate Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (52.94%) HTML
2 8 (47.06%) HTML5
2 8 (47.06%) CSS
3 7 (41.18%) CSS3
4 3 (17.65%) Modernizr
4 3 (17.65%) Open Graph
4 3 (17.65%) Sass
4 3 (17.65%) AngularJS
4 3 (17.65%) HTML5 Boilerplate
4 3 (17.65%) Google Maps API
4 3 (17.65%) Web Services
4 3 (17.65%) XML
4 3 (17.65%) JSON
4 3 (17.65%) Symfony
4 3 (17.65%) CodeIgniter
5 1 (5.88%) jQuery
5 1 (5.88%) Ajax
5 1 (5.88%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (5.88%) Java EE
5 1 (5.88%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Replication
2 3 (17.65%) Social Media
2 3 (17.65%) User Experience
3 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (64.71%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) OO
1 7 (41.18%) E-Commerce
2 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (23.53%) Web Development
3 4 (23.53%) Mentoring
4 3 (17.65%) DevOps
4 3 (17.65%) Time Management
4 3 (17.65%) Database Tuning
4 3 (17.65%) Change Control
4 3 (17.65%) Responsive Web Design
4 3 (17.65%) Load Balancing
4 3 (17.65%) OOP
4 3 (17.65%) Web Design
4 3 (17.65%) TDD
4 3 (17.65%) Configuration Management
5 2 (11.76%) Regression Testing
5 2 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (11.76%) Automated Testing
5 2 (11.76%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (11.76%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) JavaScript
1 9 (52.94%) PHP
2 7 (41.18%) Java
3 1 (5.88%) C#
3 1 (5.88%) SQL
3 1 (5.88%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) RHCE
2 2 (11.76%) Degree
Systems Management
1 5 (29.41%) Puppet
1 5 (29.41%) Vagrant
1 5 (29.41%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (29.41%) Ansible
2 4 (23.53%) Nagios
2 4 (23.53%) Cacti
3 3 (17.65%) Munin
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Google
1 3 (17.65%) Zend
1 3 (17.65%) Facebook
1 3 (17.65%) Twitter
2 1 (5.88%) Red Hat