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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 97 76 78
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +2
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 7 18 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.47% 1.50% 0.85%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.26% 4.30% 2.24%
Number of salaries quoted 7 13 10
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
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
555 419 446
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 37.07% 34.95% 37.99%
Number of salaries quoted 412 277 327
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £49,000 £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 29 August 2014.

LAMP Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 August 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
1 12 (70.59%) Linux
2 8 (47.06%) CSS
2 8 (47.06%) HTML
2 8 (47.06%) JavaScript
2 8 (47.06%) PHP
2 8 (47.06%) HTML5
3 7 (41.18%) OO
3 7 (41.18%) CMS
3 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (41.18%) E-Commerce
3 7 (41.18%) CSS3
4 6 (35.29%) Java
5 5 (29.41%) TCP/IP
5 5 (29.41%) RHCE
5 5 (29.41%) Replication
5 5 (29.41%) Puppet
5 5 (29.41%) Vagrant
5 5 (29.41%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (29.41%) Ansible
6 4 (23.53%) Automated Testing
6 4 (23.53%) Requirements Analysis
6 4 (23.53%) Web Development
6 4 (23.53%) Manual Testing
6 4 (23.53%) Git (software)
6 4 (23.53%) Cacti
6 4 (23.53%) Nagios
6 4 (23.53%) Regression Testing
7 3 (17.65%) Web Design

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) TCP/IP
2 2 (11.76%) SSL
3 1 (5.88%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (70.59%) MySQL
2 2 (11.76%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Git (software)
2 3 (17.65%) Mercurial
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Developer
2 7 (41.18%) PHP Developer
3 5 (29.41%) Senior PHP Developer
3 5 (29.41%) Senior Developer
4 4 (23.53%) Tester
4 4 (23.53%) Software Tester
5 3 (17.65%) Development Engineer
5 3 (17.65%) Operations Engineer
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%) Operations Manager
6 1 (5.88%) Web Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (47.06%) HTML
1 8 (47.06%) CSS
1 8 (47.06%) HTML5
2 7 (41.18%) CSS3
3 3 (17.65%) Modernizr
3 3 (17.65%) Open Graph
3 3 (17.65%) Sass
3 3 (17.65%) AngularJS
3 3 (17.65%) HTML5 Boilerplate
3 3 (17.65%) Google Maps API
3 3 (17.65%) Web Services
3 3 (17.65%) XML
3 3 (17.65%) JSON
3 3 (17.65%) Symfony
3 3 (17.65%) CodeIgniter
4 1 (5.88%) jQuery
4 1 (5.88%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (5.88%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Replication
2 3 (17.65%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 12 (70.59%) Linux
2 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) OO
1 7 (41.18%) E-Commerce
1 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (23.53%) Automated Testing
2 4 (23.53%) Requirements Analysis
2 4 (23.53%) Web Development
2 4 (23.53%) Regression Testing
2 4 (23.53%) Manual Testing
3 3 (17.65%) Time Management
3 3 (17.65%) Database Tuning
3 3 (17.65%) Change Control
3 3 (17.65%) Responsive Web Design
3 3 (17.65%) DevOps
3 3 (17.65%) OOP
3 3 (17.65%) Web Design
3 3 (17.65%) Configuration Management
3 3 (17.65%) Load Balancing
3 3 (17.65%) TDD
4 2 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (11.76%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) JavaScript
1 8 (47.06%) PHP
2 6 (35.29%) Java
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