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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 116 107 87
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -20
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 20 35 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.90% 1.48% 2.08%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.17% 5.54% 6.65%
Number of salaries quoted 10 31 47
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,850 £22,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £52,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+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
630 632 707
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 28.25% 26.81% 31.21%
Number of salaries quoted 501 549 619
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 29 July 2015.

LAMP Salary Histogram in Reading

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 47 (79.66%) MySQL
1 47 (79.66%) Linux
2 41 (69.49%) PHP
3 30 (50.85%) Apache
4 26 (44.07%) Firewall
5 25 (42.37%) Windows
5 25 (42.37%) Git (software)
6 24 (40.68%) Red Hat
7 23 (38.98%) CentOS
8 21 (35.59%) VMware
8 21 (35.59%) Cisco
8 21 (35.59%) Sun
9 20 (33.90%) JavaScript
10 19 (32.20%) VMware Infrastructure
11 18 (30.51%) Degree
12 17 (28.81%) Computer Science
12 17 (28.81%) SQL Server
13 16 (27.12%) CSS
13 16 (27.12%) HTML
14 14 (23.73%) SQL
14 14 (23.73%) Python
15 13 (22.03%) TCP/IP
15 13 (22.03%) IIS
15 13 (22.03%) Java
15 13 (22.03%) Oracle
15 13 (22.03%) HP
15 13 (22.03%) Juniper
15 13 (22.03%) SAN
15 13 (22.03%) NetScreen
15 13 (22.03%) Shell Script

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 30 (50.85%) Apache
2 13 (22.03%) IIS
3 9 (15.25%) Eucalyptus
4 1 (1.69%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.69%) CMS
4 1 (1.69%) Drupal
Applications
1 12 (20.34%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (20.34%) Taleo
1 12 (20.34%) Amazon AWS
1 12 (20.34%) Responsys
2 11 (18.64%) SaaS
2 11 (18.64%) PaaS
3 3 (5.08%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (5.08%) Google App Engine
3 3 (5.08%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 26 (44.07%) Firewall
2 13 (22.03%) Cisco ASA
2 13 (22.03%) NetScreen
2 13 (22.03%) TCP/IP
2 13 (22.03%) SAN
3 9 (15.25%) Internet
4 2 (3.39%) VoIP
5 1 (1.69%) Ethernet
5 1 (1.69%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (79.66%) MySQL
2 17 (28.81%) SQL Server
3 12 (20.34%) Oracle Reports
3 12 (20.34%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 25 (42.37%) Git (software)
2 12 (20.34%) Jenkins
3 10 (16.95%) Subversion
4 1 (1.69%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2 (3.39%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.69%) Aerospace
2 1 (1.69%) Law
2 1 (1.69%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 19 (32.20%) Developer
1 19 (32.20%) PHP Developer
2 12 (20.34%) Administrator
2 12 (20.34%) Systems Administrator
3 10 (16.95%) Systems Engineer
3 10 (16.95%) Senior Developer
3 10 (16.95%) Senior PHP Developer
3 10 (16.95%) Cloud Engineer
4 7 (11.86%) Support Engineer
5 6 (10.17%) Software Engineer
6 5 (8.47%) Senior Support Engineer
6 5 (8.47%) IT Support Engineer
6 5 (8.47%) IT Support
6 5 (8.47%) Senior IT Support
7 4 (6.78%) Software Developer
8 3 (5.08%) Network Engineer
8 3 (5.08%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 3 (5.08%) Linux Administrator
8 3 (5.08%) Provisioning Engineer
9 1 (1.69%) Solutions Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (27.12%) CSS
1 16 (27.12%) HTML
2 13 (22.03%) jQuery
3 11 (18.64%) Web Services
4 10 (16.95%) HTML5
4 10 (16.95%) CSS3
4 10 (16.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 9 (15.25%) Sensu
6 8 (13.56%) CGI
7 4 (6.78%) .NET
8 1 (1.69%) REST
8 1 (1.69%) Ajax
8 1 (1.69%) Symfony
8 1 (1.69%) Zend Framework
8 1 (1.69%) XML
8 1 (1.69%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (28.81%) Computer Science
2 13 (22.03%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (20.34%) Statistics
4 6 (10.17%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.69%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 47 (79.66%) Linux
2 25 (42.37%) Windows
3 23 (38.98%) CentOS
4 13 (22.03%) Oracle Linux
5 12 (20.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (22.03%) Load Balancing
2 12 (20.34%) Continuous Integration
2 12 (20.34%) Open Source
2 12 (20.34%) MVC
3 11 (18.64%) OO
4 10 (16.95%) Capacity Planning
4 10 (16.95%) OOP
5 9 (15.25%) OO PHP
5 9 (15.25%) DevOps
6 6 (10.17%) Software Engineering
7 5 (8.47%) Line Management
7 5 (8.47%) Performance Management
8 4 (6.78%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (3.39%) E-Commerce
10 1 (1.69%) Configuration Management
10 1 (1.69%) Project Management
10 1 (1.69%) Change Management
10 1 (1.69%) Content Management
10 1 (1.69%) Project Planning
10 1 (1.69%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 41 (69.49%) PHP
2 20 (33.90%) JavaScript
3 14 (23.73%) Python
3 14 (23.73%) SQL
4 13 (22.03%) Java
4 13 (22.03%) Shell Script
5 9 (15.25%) Perl
6 6 (10.17%) C
7 4 (6.78%) C#
7 4 (6.78%) VB
8 1 (1.69%) C++
8 1 (1.69%) AWK
8 1 (1.69%) PHP5
8 1 (1.69%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.69%) sed
Qualifications
1 18 (30.51%) Degree
2 5 (8.47%) Security Cleared
2 5 (8.47%) MySQL Certification
2 5 (8.47%) IC3 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.69%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (32.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (22.03%) Hyper-V
3 7 (11.86%) VirtualBox
3 7 (11.86%) VMware ESX
4 5 (8.47%) KVM
5 3 (5.08%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.69%) Kamailio
6 1 (1.69%) OpenSIPS
Systems Management
1 12 (20.34%) Puppet
1 12 (20.34%) Graphite
2 9 (15.25%) OpenView
2 9 (15.25%) Nagios
2 9 (15.25%) Cacti
2 9 (15.25%) Ganglia
3 7 (11.86%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 24 (40.68%) Red Hat
2 21 (35.59%) VMware
2 21 (35.59%) Sun
2 21 (35.59%) Cisco
3 13 (22.03%) Oracle
3 13 (22.03%) HP
3 13 (22.03%) Juniper
4 12 (20.34%) Microsoft
4 12 (20.34%) Eloqua
5 9 (15.25%) Splunk
5 9 (15.25%) BMC
6 7 (11.86%) F5
7 3 (5.08%) Google
8 1 (1.69%) Zend
Reading, Berkshire
Parago Software Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Reading
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Reading
Oracle
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 20 days ago