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 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 98 101 86
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -15
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 5 9 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.37% 0.60% 0.64%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.98% 1.61% 1.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1 8 4
Average salary £100,000 £32,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+205.34% +0.76%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
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
512 560 391
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 37.93% 37.23% 35.81%
Number of salaries quoted 335 381 268
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +10.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £49,000
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 27 March 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 19 (90.48%) HTML
1 19 (90.48%) JavaScript
1 19 (90.48%) CSS
2 10 (47.62%) OO
2 10 (47.62%) PHP
2 10 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (42.86%) Git (software)
4 8 (38.10%) WordPress
4 8 (38.10%) C#
5 7 (33.33%) MySQL
5 7 (33.33%) jQuery
5 7 (33.33%) Software Engineering
6 6 (28.57%) Marketing
6 6 (28.57%) Web Development
6 6 (28.57%) WCF
6 6 (28.57%) Digital Marketing
6 6 (28.57%) PHP5
6 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
6 6 (28.57%) Web Services
6 6 (28.57%) ASP.NET
6 6 (28.57%) .NET
7 5 (23.81%) SQL
7 5 (23.81%) Linux
7 5 (23.81%) IIS
7 5 (23.81%) Flash
7 5 (23.81%) CRM
7 5 (23.81%) B2B
7 5 (23.81%) B2C
7 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
7 5 (23.81%) Back Office

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (38.10%) WordPress
2 5 (23.81%) ExpressionEngine
2 5 (23.81%) IIS
2 5 (23.81%) Drupal
3 1 (4.76%) Umbraco
3 1 (4.76%) CMS
Business Applications
1 5 (23.81%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (23.81%) AWS OpsWorks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (33.33%) MySQL
2 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 5 (23.81%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (23.81%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (9.52%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 9 (42.86%) Git (software)
2 5 (23.81%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 4 (19.05%) Mercurial
General
1 6 (28.57%) Marketing
2 5 (23.81%) Back Office
3 3 (14.29%) Advertising
4 1 (4.76%) Games
Job Titles
1 19 (90.48%) Developer
2 8 (38.10%) PHP Developer
3 5 (23.81%) Senior Developer
3 5 (23.81%) Lead Developer
3 5 (23.81%) .NET Developer
3 5 (23.81%) C# Developer
3 5 (23.81%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 5 (23.81%) Lead PHP Developer
3 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET Developer
3 5 (23.81%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Web Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Mobile Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Chief Technology Officer
6 1 (4.76%) PHP Web Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Chief Information Officer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (90.48%) HTML
1 19 (90.48%) CSS
2 7 (33.33%) jQuery
3 6 (28.57%) Web Services
3 6 (28.57%) .NET
3 6 (28.57%) ASP.NET
3 6 (28.57%) WCF
4 5 (23.81%) Flash
4 5 (23.81%) REST
4 5 (23.81%) Laravel
4 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Digital Media
1 5 (23.81%) User Experience
2 4 (19.05%) Open Source
3 2 (9.52%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (23.81%) Linux
1 5 (23.81%) Android
1 5 (23.81%) Apple iOS
2 2 (9.52%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) OO
1 10 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 6 (28.57%) Web Development
3 6 (28.57%) Digital Marketing
4 5 (23.81%) MVC
4 5 (23.81%) Android Development
4 5 (23.81%) iOS Development
4 5 (23.81%) DevOps
4 5 (23.81%) Use Case
4 5 (23.81%) CRM
4 5 (23.81%) B2B
4 5 (23.81%) B2C
5 4 (19.05%) Project Management
6 2 (9.52%) Mentoring
6 2 (9.52%) People Management
7 1 (4.76%) Risk Management
7 1 (4.76%) Cyber Security
7 1 (4.76%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 19 (90.48%) JavaScript
2 10 (47.62%) PHP
3 8 (38.10%) C#
4 6 (28.57%) PHP5
5 5 (23.81%) SQL
5 5 (23.81%) Ruby
6 2 (9.52%) C
6 2 (9.52%) C++
6 2 (9.52%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
1 5 (23.81%) Appcelerator
2 1 (4.76%) Twitter
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle