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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 108 98 77
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -21
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 2 7 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.13% 0.48% 1.51%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.40% 1.28% 4.30%
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 13
Average salary £25,750 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.42% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,550 £35,000 £25,400
10% offered a salary of more than £25,950 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
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
503 546 419
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 31.94% 37.19% 35.12%
Number of salaries quoted 324 399 275
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 4 (50.00%) HTML
1 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (37.50%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) C#
2 3 (37.50%) CSS
2 3 (37.50%) E-Commerce
2 3 (37.50%) OWASP
3 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (25.00%) UNIX
3 2 (25.00%) Linux
3 2 (25.00%) C++
3 2 (25.00%) Open Source
3 2 (25.00%) Mobile Development
3 2 (25.00%) SDLC
3 2 (25.00%) C
4 1 (12.50%) PHP
4 1 (12.50%) .NET
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
4 1 (12.50%) Python
4 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) Web Services
4 1 (12.50%) Ajax
4 1 (12.50%) Degree
4 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
4 1 (12.50%) Drupal
4 1 (12.50%) WordPress
4 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
4 1 (12.50%) Mercurial

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 1 (12.50%) Drupal
1 1 (12.50%) WordPress
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 1 (12.50%) Mercurial
General
1 1 (12.50%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Development Manager
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Mobile Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Junior Developer
4 1 (12.50%) PHP Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Web Applications Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Graduate Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Web Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Applications Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Graduate
4 1 (12.50%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) HTML
2 3 (37.50%) CSS
3 1 (12.50%) Web Services
3 1 (12.50%) Ajax
3 1 (12.50%) .NET
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) UNIX
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) OWASP
1 3 (37.50%) E-Commerce
2 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (25.00%) Open Source
2 2 (25.00%) Mobile Development
2 2 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (37.50%) C#
2 3 (37.50%) Java
3 2 (25.00%) C
3 2 (25.00%) C++
4 1 (12.50%) PHP
4 1 (12.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree