The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Edinburgh region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 98 78 81
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +3
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 9 19 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.61% 1.59% 0.59%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.56% 3.98% 1.74%
Number of salaries quoted 9 17 7
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
577 477 403
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 39.15% 39.98% 34.15%
Number of salaries quoted 401 322 301
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 £28,000 £26,744
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
LAMP
Scotland

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 22 July 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 14 (73.68%) Linux
2 9 (47.37%) Apache
2 9 (47.37%) MySQL
2 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (42.11%) CSS
3 8 (42.11%) HTML
3 8 (42.11%) JavaScript
3 8 (42.11%) HTML5
4 7 (36.84%) CSS3
4 7 (36.84%) PHP
4 7 (36.84%) E-Commerce
4 7 (36.84%) OO
4 7 (36.84%) CMS
5 6 (31.58%) Regression Testing
5 6 (31.58%) Manual Testing
6 5 (26.32%) Twitter
6 5 (26.32%) Windows
6 5 (26.32%) Automated Testing
6 5 (26.32%) Requirements Analysis
7 4 (21.05%) Web Development
7 4 (21.05%) SSL
7 4 (21.05%) Git (software)
8 3 (15.79%) OWASP
8 3 (15.79%) Time Management
8 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (15.79%) Symfony
8 3 (15.79%) Zend
8 3 (15.79%) CodeIgniter
8 3 (15.79%) Drupal
8 3 (15.79%) JSON

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 9 (47.37%) Apache
2 7 (36.84%) CMS
3 3 (15.79%) Drupal
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) SSL
2 3 (15.79%) Kerberos
2 3 (15.79%) DNS
2 3 (15.79%) TACACS
2 3 (15.79%) LDAP
2 3 (15.79%) Firewall
2 3 (15.79%) IPsec
3 2 (10.53%) HTTP
3 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
3 2 (10.53%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (47.37%) MySQL
2 1 (5.26%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Git (software)
2 3 (15.79%) Mercurial
General
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
1 3 (15.79%) Electronics
2 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Developer
2 7 (36.84%) PHP Developer
3 6 (31.58%) Software Tester
3 6 (31.58%) Tester
4 5 (26.32%) Senior Developer
4 5 (26.32%) Senior PHP Developer
5 3 (15.79%) Senior IT Security Analyst
5 3 (15.79%) Analyst
5 3 (15.79%) IT Security Analyst
5 3 (15.79%) Senior Security Analyst
5 3 (15.79%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (15.79%) Security Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) Development Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) Operations Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) UI Developer
7 1 (5.26%) UI Programmer
7 1 (5.26%) Mobile Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (42.11%) CSS
1 8 (42.11%) HTML
1 8 (42.11%) HTML5
2 7 (36.84%) CSS3
3 3 (15.79%) Symfony
3 3 (15.79%) CodeIgniter
3 3 (15.79%) JSON
3 3 (15.79%) Google Maps API
3 3 (15.79%) Modernizr
3 3 (15.79%) Open Graph
3 3 (15.79%) Sass
3 3 (15.79%) AngularJS
3 3 (15.79%) HTML5 Boilerplate
3 3 (15.79%) Web Services
3 3 (15.79%) XML
4 1 (5.26%) jQuery
4 1 (5.26%) Java EE
4 1 (5.26%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Social Media
1 3 (15.79%) PKI
2 2 (10.53%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 14 (73.68%) Linux
2 5 (26.32%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (36.84%) E-Commerce
2 7 (36.84%) OO
3 6 (31.58%) Regression Testing
3 6 (31.58%) Manual Testing
4 5 (26.32%) Automated Testing
4 5 (26.32%) Requirements Analysis
5 4 (21.05%) Web Development
6 3 (15.79%) OWASP
6 3 (15.79%) Time Management
6 3 (15.79%) SIEM
6 3 (15.79%) Pattern Recognition
6 3 (15.79%) Security Architecture
6 3 (15.79%) Responsive Web Design
6 3 (15.79%) Project Management
6 3 (15.79%) OOP
6 3 (15.79%) TDD
6 3 (15.79%) Computer Forensics
6 3 (15.79%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 3 (15.79%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (42.11%) JavaScript
2 7 (36.84%) PHP
3 3 (15.79%) Java
4 1 (5.26%) SQL
4 1 (5.26%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) CISSP
1 3 (15.79%) GIAC
2 2 (10.53%) Degree
2 2 (10.53%) RHCE
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (15.79%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) Ansible
1 2 (10.53%) Vagrant
1 2 (10.53%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (10.53%) Puppet
2 1 (5.26%) Cacti
2 1 (5.26%) Munin
2 1 (5.26%) Nagios
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Twitter
2 3 (15.79%) Zend
2 3 (15.79%) F5
2 3 (15.79%) Facebook
2 3 (15.79%) Cisco
2 3 (15.79%) Sun
2 3 (15.79%) Juniper
2 3 (15.79%) Google
2 3 (15.79%) VMware
3 1 (5.26%) Red Hat