The table below looks at the statistics for LAMP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LAMP over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 106 93 117
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +24
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 38 43 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.52% 1.88% 0.53%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.32% 6.13% 1.23%
Number of salaries quoted 34 43 11
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
LAMP
Berkshire

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 Reading region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
601 702 892
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 24.03% 30.71% 42.86%
Number of salaries quoted 528 614 786
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,200 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

LAMP
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

LAMP Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

LAMP
Salary Trend in Reading

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

LAMP Salary Trend in Reading

LAMP
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LAMP across the Reading region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

LAMP Salary Histogram in Reading

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 52 (92.86%) PHP
2 35 (62.50%) MySQL
3 33 (58.93%) HTML
3 33 (58.93%) JavaScript
4 32 (57.14%) CSS
5 28 (50.00%) Linux
6 24 (42.86%) HTML5
7 22 (39.29%) jQuery
7 22 (39.29%) Continuous Integration
8 21 (37.50%) SQL
9 20 (35.71%) Ajax
10 19 (33.93%) Agile Software Development
10 19 (33.93%) Git (software)
11 18 (32.14%) Web Services
11 18 (32.14%) Drupal
12 17 (30.36%) Subversion
12 17 (30.36%) Open Source
13 16 (28.57%) Perl
13 16 (28.57%) OO
13 16 (28.57%) Python
14 15 (26.79%) Apache
14 15 (26.79%) Jenkins
15 12 (21.43%) C#
15 12 (21.43%) Java
15 12 (21.43%) RESTful
15 12 (21.43%) CSS3
16 11 (19.64%) XML
16 11 (19.64%) Microsoft
16 11 (19.64%) Scrum
16 11 (19.64%) Ruby

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 18 (32.14%) Drupal
2 15 (26.79%) Apache
3 6 (10.71%) CMS
4 5 (8.93%) WordPress
4 5 (8.93%) nginx
4 5 (8.93%) Eucalyptus
5 2 (3.57%) WebSphere
5 2 (3.57%) Alfresco
5 2 (3.57%) Tomcat
5 2 (3.57%) WebLogic Portal
5 2 (3.57%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (3.57%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.79%) IIS
6 1 (1.79%) Joomla!
6 1 (1.79%) Node.js
Applications
1 5 (8.93%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.57%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 8 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (12.50%) SaaS
3 6 (10.71%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (3.57%) PaaS
4 2 (3.57%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.50%) HTTP
2 4 (7.14%) Internet
3 1 (1.79%) Telnet
3 1 (1.79%) SSH
3 1 (1.79%) FTP
3 1 (1.79%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.79%) DNS
3 1 (1.79%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.79%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (62.50%) MySQL
2 6 (10.71%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.71%) SQLite
3 5 (8.93%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.57%) Data Mining
4 2 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.79%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 19 (33.93%) Git (software)
2 17 (30.36%) Subversion
3 15 (26.79%) Jenkins
4 11 (19.64%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (10.71%) PHPUnit
5 6 (10.71%) Hudson
6 2 (3.57%) Bitbucket
6 2 (3.57%) Mercurial
6 2 (3.57%) Selenium
7 1 (1.79%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (8.93%) Banking
1 5 (8.93%) Telecoms
1 5 (8.93%) Finance
2 4 (7.14%) Marketing
2 4 (7.14%) Interactive Media
3 2 (3.57%) Games
3 2 (3.57%) Back Office
4 1 (1.79%) French Language
Job Titles
1 42 (75.00%) Developer
2 32 (57.14%) PHP Developer
3 16 (28.57%) PHP LAMP Developer
4 14 (25.00%) Web Developer
4 14 (25.00%) LAMP Developer
5 12 (21.43%) PHP Web Developer
6 9 (16.07%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 6 (10.71%) PHP Programmer
7 6 (10.71%) Cloud Engineer
7 6 (10.71%) Web Programmer
7 6 (10.71%) Software Developer
7 6 (10.71%) Software Engineer
7 6 (10.71%) .NET Developer
7 6 (10.71%) Programmer
8 5 (8.93%) Systems Engineer
8 5 (8.93%) Senior Developer
9 4 (7.14%) MySQL Developer
9 4 (7.14%) Graduate Developer
9 4 (7.14%) PHP Drupal Developer
9 4 (7.14%) Software Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (58.93%) HTML
2 32 (57.14%) CSS
3 24 (42.86%) HTML5
4 22 (39.29%) jQuery
5 20 (35.71%) Ajax
6 18 (32.14%) Web Services
7 12 (21.43%) RESTful
7 12 (21.43%) CSS3
8 11 (19.64%) XML
9 10 (17.86%) .NET
10 9 (16.07%) .NET Framework
11 8 (14.29%) JSON
12 6 (10.71%) Symfony
12 6 (10.71%) REST
13 5 (8.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 5 (8.93%) Sensu
14 2 (3.57%) OAuth2
14 2 (3.57%) Laravel
14 2 (3.57%) Backbone.js
14 2 (3.57%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (30.36%) Open Source
2 10 (17.86%) Client/Server
3 9 (16.07%) Mobile Computing
4 8 (14.29%) Mobile App
4 8 (14.29%) Computer Science
5 6 (10.71%) Blackberry
6 3 (5.36%) Digital Media
7 2 (3.57%) Mathematics
7 2 (3.57%) Social Media
8 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.79%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 28 (50.00%) Linux
2 8 (14.29%) Android
2 8 (14.29%) Apple iOS
3 7 (12.50%) Windows
4 4 (7.14%) UNIX
5 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (39.29%) Continuous Integration
2 19 (33.93%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (28.57%) OO
4 11 (19.64%) Scrum
5 10 (17.86%) Software Engineering
5 10 (17.86%) MVC
6 8 (14.29%) Unit Testing
6 8 (14.29%) OOP
6 8 (14.29%) DevOps
7 7 (12.50%) Web Development
8 6 (10.71%) OOD
9 5 (8.93%) Configuration Management
9 5 (8.93%) CRM
9 5 (8.93%) OO PHP
10 4 (7.14%) Product Management
10 4 (7.14%) System Testing
10 4 (7.14%) E-Commerce
10 4 (7.14%) SEO
11 3 (5.36%) TDD
11 3 (5.36%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 52 (92.86%) PHP
2 33 (58.93%) JavaScript
3 21 (37.50%) SQL
4 16 (28.57%) Python
4 16 (28.57%) Perl
5 12 (21.43%) C#
5 12 (21.43%) Java
6 11 (19.64%) Ruby
7 4 (7.14%) PHP5
8 3 (5.36%) Bash Shell
9 2 (3.57%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (19.64%) Degree
2 2 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.14%) QA
2 1 (1.79%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (8.93%) Varnish
2 2 (3.57%) KVM
3 1 (1.79%) Xen
3 1 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (10.71%) Puppet
3 5 (8.93%) OpenView
3 5 (8.93%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 5 (8.93%) Nagios
3 5 (8.93%) Cacti
3 5 (8.93%) Ganglia
4 2 (3.57%) Vagrant
4 2 (3.57%) Opsview
5 1 (1.79%) Plesk
Vendors
1 11 (19.64%) Microsoft
2 7 (12.50%) Google
3 5 (8.93%) BMC
3 5 (8.93%) Splunk
4 2 (3.57%) Facebook
4 2 (3.57%) BEA
4 2 (3.57%) Zend
4 2 (3.57%) JBoss
4 2 (3.57%) IBM
5 1 (1.79%) Sun
5 1 (1.79%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.79%) VMware
5 1 (1.79%) Twitter
5 1 (1.79%) Rackspace
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £350000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Acceler-IT
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum +shares + bens + bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Part home-working!
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
The People Network
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Reading
The People Network
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago