The table below looks at the statistics for LAMP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Ipswich region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LAMP over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 36 41 51
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +10
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 4 8 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 1.59% 2.60% 1.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.05% 4.79% 2.51%
Number of salaries quoted 3 8 5
Average salary £40,000 £19,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+110.52% -15.55%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
LAMP
Suffolk

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 Ipswich region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Ipswich
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
131 167 199
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 51.98% 54.22% 47.84%
Number of salaries quoted 108 162 181
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

LAMP
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing LAMP across the Ipswich region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

LAMP Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

LAMP
Salary Trend in Ipswich

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LAMP across the Ipswich region.

LAMP Salary Trend in Ipswich

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Ipswich 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 11 (100.00%) HTML
1 11 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 11 (100.00%) PHP
1 11 (100.00%) HTML5
2 10 (90.91%) MySQL
3 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (54.55%) jQuery
5 5 (45.45%) CSS
5 5 (45.45%) HTTP
6 4 (36.36%) Linux
6 4 (36.36%) Apache
6 4 (36.36%) MPEG
6 4 (36.36%) Drupal
6 4 (36.36%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (36.36%) CSS3
6 4 (36.36%) FFmpeg
7 3 (27.27%) Laravel
7 3 (27.27%) OO PHP
7 3 (27.27%) Open Source
7 3 (27.27%) WordPress
7 3 (27.27%) osCommerce
7 3 (27.27%) Mentoring
7 3 (27.27%) PHP5
7 3 (27.27%) Joomla!
7 3 (27.27%) Silverlight
7 3 (27.27%) Symfony
7 3 (27.27%) Zend
7 3 (27.27%) CakePHP
7 3 (27.27%) CMS

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Ipswich 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 4 (36.36%) Apache
1 4 (36.36%) Drupal
2 3 (27.27%) WordPress
2 3 (27.27%) CMS
2 3 (27.27%) Joomla!
Business Applications
1 3 (27.27%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 4 (36.36%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (90.91%) MySQL
General
1 2 (18.18%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (45.45%) PHP Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Senior PHP Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Senior Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Web Developer
4 2 (18.18%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Software Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Software Programmer
5 1 (9.09%) Drupal Developer
5 1 (9.09%) PHP Drupal Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) HTML
1 11 (100.00%) HTML5
2 6 (54.55%) jQuery
3 5 (45.45%) CSS
4 4 (36.36%) CSS3
4 4 (36.36%) FFmpeg
5 3 (27.27%) Laravel
5 3 (27.27%) Silverlight
5 3 (27.27%) Symfony
5 3 (27.27%) CakePHP
6 1 (9.09%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) MPEG
2 3 (27.27%) Open Source
3 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) OO PHP
2 3 (27.27%) Mentoring
2 3 (27.27%) OO
2 3 (27.27%) E-Commerce
2 3 (27.27%) MVC
2 3 (27.27%) Web Development
3 2 (18.18%) Multithreading
3 2 (18.18%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (18.18%) TDD
4 1 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (9.09%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (9.09%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 11 (100.00%) PHP
2 3 (27.27%) PHP5
3 1 (9.09%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Zend
2 1 (9.09%) BT