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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 89 103 83
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -20
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 6 11 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.46% 0.70% 1.01%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.44% 1.82% 2.51%
Number of salaries quoted 4 10 8
Average salary £55,000 £38,750 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.93% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
418 606 438
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 32.13% 38.53% 40.26%
Number of salaries quoted 282 440 274
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 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,400 £45,000 £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
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LAMP across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

LAMP Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 9 (64.29%) HTML
1 9 (64.29%) JavaScript
1 9 (64.29%) CSS
2 7 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 6 (42.86%) Drupal
3 6 (42.86%) PHP
3 6 (42.86%) Git (software)
4 5 (35.71%) Mercurial
4 5 (35.71%) Project Management
5 4 (28.57%) Linux
5 4 (28.57%) WordPress
5 4 (28.57%) Advertising
5 4 (28.57%) Open Source
6 3 (21.43%) OWASP
6 3 (21.43%) E-Commerce
7 2 (14.29%) UNIX
7 2 (14.29%) Java
7 2 (14.29%) C
7 2 (14.29%) C#
7 2 (14.29%) C++
7 2 (14.29%) Big Data
7 2 (14.29%) Mobile App
7 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
7 2 (14.29%) People Management
7 2 (14.29%) Mobile Development
8 1 (7.14%) AWS OpsWorks
8 1 (7.14%) Cyber Security
8 1 (7.14%) Android Development
8 1 (7.14%) iOS Development
8 1 (7.14%) DevOps

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 6 (42.86%) Drupal
2 4 (28.57%) WordPress
3 1 (7.14%) ExpressionEngine
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) AWS OpsWorks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) Big Data
2 1 (7.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (42.86%) Git (software)
2 5 (35.71%) Mercurial
3 1 (7.14%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 4 (28.57%) Advertising
2 1 (7.14%) Games
2 1 (7.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Developer
2 5 (35.71%) Senior Developer
3 4 (28.57%) PHP Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Development Manager
5 2 (14.29%) Chief Technology Officer
5 2 (14.29%) Mobile Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Lead PHP Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Senior Web Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Web Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Chief Information Officer
6 1 (7.14%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (64.29%) HTML
1 9 (64.29%) CSS
2 1 (7.14%) REST
2 1 (7.14%) Laravel
2 1 (7.14%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Open Source
2 2 (14.29%) Mobile App
3 1 (7.14%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Linux
2 2 (14.29%) UNIX
3 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
3 1 (7.14%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (35.71%) Project Management
3 3 (21.43%) OWASP
3 3 (21.43%) E-Commerce
4 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 2 (14.29%) People Management
4 2 (14.29%) Mobile Development
5 1 (7.14%) Cyber Security
5 1 (7.14%) Android Development
5 1 (7.14%) iOS Development
5 1 (7.14%) DevOps
5 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.14%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (7.14%) Web Development
5 1 (7.14%) Use Case
5 1 (7.14%) OO
5 1 (7.14%) MVC
5 1 (7.14%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) JavaScript
2 6 (42.86%) PHP
3 2 (14.29%) Java
3 2 (14.29%) C
3 2 (14.29%) C#
3 2 (14.29%) C++
4 1 (7.14%) PHP5
4 1 (7.14%) Ruby
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Appcelerator
1 1 (7.14%) Twitter