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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 116 110 118
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +8
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 33 31 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.35% 1.31% 0.79%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.15% 4.70% 2.38%
Number of salaries quoted 32 31 15
Average salary £36,000 £50,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.00% +51.51%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
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
641 660 671
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 26.18% 27.92% 33.23%
Number of salaries quoted 561 580 577
Average salary £49,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.29% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
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 30 March 2015.

LAMP Salary Histogram in Reading

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 34 (89.47%) MySQL
2 32 (84.21%) Linux
3 28 (73.68%) Apache
3 28 (73.68%) PHP
4 18 (47.37%) Firewall
5 17 (44.74%) VMware
5 17 (44.74%) SQL
5 17 (44.74%) SQL Server
5 17 (44.74%) Windows
6 16 (42.11%) IIS
6 16 (42.11%) Cisco
6 16 (42.11%) SAN
7 15 (39.47%) Red Hat
7 15 (39.47%) NetScreen
7 15 (39.47%) HP
7 15 (39.47%) Juniper
7 15 (39.47%) Load Balancing
7 15 (39.47%) Cisco ASA
7 15 (39.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 15 (39.47%) Hyper-V
8 14 (36.84%) VMware Infrastructure
8 14 (36.84%) Microsoft
8 14 (36.84%) MS Excel
9 13 (34.21%) CentOS
10 12 (31.58%) JavaScript
10 12 (31.58%) HTML
11 11 (28.95%) CSS
12 9 (23.68%) Open Source
12 9 (23.68%) jQuery
12 9 (23.68%) HTML5

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 28 (73.68%) Apache
2 16 (42.11%) IIS
3 4 (10.53%) Eucalyptus
4 2 (5.26%) WordPress
5 1 (2.63%) ExpressionEngine
5 1 (2.63%) JBoss
5 1 (2.63%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.63%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (2.63%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (2.63%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.63%) WebLogic
Applications
1 14 (36.84%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.63%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (2.63%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (2.63%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.79%) SaaS
1 6 (15.79%) PaaS
2 5 (13.16%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.63%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.63%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 18 (47.37%) Firewall
2 16 (42.11%) SAN
3 15 (39.47%) NetScreen
3 15 (39.47%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (13.16%) Internet
5 3 (7.89%) TCP/IP
6 2 (5.26%) VoIP
6 2 (5.26%) Ethernet
6 2 (5.26%) Asterisk PBX
7 1 (2.63%) NAS
7 1 (2.63%) Network Security
7 1 (2.63%) HTTP
7 1 (2.63%) DNS
7 1 (2.63%) BGP
7 1 (2.63%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (89.47%) MySQL
2 17 (44.74%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (18.42%) Subversion
1 7 (18.42%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (2.63%) Dreamweaver
General
1 2 (5.26%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.63%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 11 (28.95%) Developer
1 11 (28.95%) PHP Developer
2 8 (21.05%) Senior Developer
2 8 (21.05%) Senior PHP Developer
3 7 (18.42%) Support Engineer
4 5 (13.16%) IT Support Engineer
4 5 (13.16%) Senior Support Engineer
4 5 (13.16%) Systems Engineer
4 5 (13.16%) Senior IT Support
4 5 (13.16%) IT Support
4 5 (13.16%) Cloud Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Provisioning Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Network Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Project Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) Programmer
8 1 (2.63%) VoIP Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) PHP Web Developer
8 1 (2.63%) PHP Programmer
8 1 (2.63%) Software Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (31.58%) HTML
2 11 (28.95%) CSS
3 9 (23.68%) jQuery
3 9 (23.68%) HTML5
3 9 (23.68%) CSS3
4 8 (21.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 5 (13.16%) Web Services
6 4 (10.53%) Sensu
7 3 (7.89%) .NET
8 2 (5.26%) XHTML
8 2 (5.26%) Ajax
8 2 (5.26%) Symfony
9 1 (2.63%) Zend Framework
9 1 (2.63%) REST
9 1 (2.63%) Laravel
9 1 (2.63%) CGI
9 1 (2.63%) XML
9 1 (2.63%) XSL
9 1 (2.63%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.68%) Open Source
2 1 (2.63%) User Experience
2 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 32 (84.21%) Linux
2 17 (44.74%) Windows
3 15 (39.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (34.21%) CentOS
5 1 (2.63%) UNIX
5 1 (2.63%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (2.63%) Solaris
5 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (39.47%) Load Balancing
2 8 (21.05%) OO
3 7 (18.42%) MVC
4 6 (15.79%) OO PHP
5 5 (13.16%) DevOps
5 5 (13.16%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (5.26%) OOP
6 2 (5.26%) Web Development
6 2 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (5.26%) Configuration Management
6 2 (5.26%) System Testing
7 1 (2.63%) UX Design
7 1 (2.63%) Web Accessibility
7 1 (2.63%) Project Management
7 1 (2.63%) Change Management
7 1 (2.63%) E-Commerce
7 1 (2.63%) Software Engineering
7 1 (2.63%) Project Planning
7 1 (2.63%) Release Management
7 1 (2.63%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 28 (73.68%) PHP
2 17 (44.74%) SQL
3 12 (31.58%) JavaScript
4 3 (7.89%) Perl
5 2 (5.26%) C#
5 2 (5.26%) Python
5 2 (5.26%) PHP5
6 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.63%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.63%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.63%) Java
6 1 (2.63%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.63%) VB
6 1 (2.63%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (39.47%) Hyper-V
2 14 (36.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (7.89%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (5.26%) Kamailio
4 2 (5.26%) OpenSIPS
5 1 (2.63%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (10.53%) OpenView
1 4 (10.53%) Nagios
1 4 (10.53%) Cacti
1 4 (10.53%) Ganglia
2 1 (2.63%) Plesk
2 1 (2.63%) Puppet
2 1 (2.63%) OpenAM
2 1 (2.63%) cPanel
Vendors
1 17 (44.74%) VMware
2 16 (42.11%) Cisco
3 15 (39.47%) HP
3 15 (39.47%) Juniper
3 15 (39.47%) Red Hat
4 14 (36.84%) Microsoft
5 7 (18.42%) F5
6 4 (10.53%) Splunk
6 4 (10.53%) Sun
6 4 (10.53%) BMC
7 3 (7.89%) Zend
8 2 (5.26%) Oracle
9 1 (2.63%) Adobe
9 1 (2.63%) Google
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