The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Reading region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 101 92 125
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +33
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 36 48 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.50% 2.09% 0.37%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.86% 6.83% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 32 48 8
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,750 £35,000 £31,750
10% offered a salary of more than £52,400 £62,500 £40,750
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
614 703 929
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 25.62% 30.63% 42.48%
Number of salaries quoted 533 617 830
Average salary £42,800 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.00% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,250 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
LAMP
Berkshire

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 31 July 2014.

LAMP Salary Histogram in Reading

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 53 (92.98%) PHP
2 36 (63.16%) MySQL
3 34 (59.65%) Linux
4 29 (50.88%) HTML
5 27 (47.37%) JavaScript
6 26 (45.61%) CSS
7 22 (38.60%) Apache
8 21 (36.84%) Web Services
9 20 (35.09%) Drupal
9 20 (35.09%) Continuous Integration
9 20 (35.09%) Open Source
10 19 (33.33%) HTML5
10 19 (33.33%) Python
10 19 (33.33%) Perl
11 18 (31.58%) SQL
11 18 (31.58%) jQuery
12 17 (29.82%) Git (software)
12 17 (29.82%) Agile Software Development
13 16 (28.07%) OO
14 14 (24.56%) Java
14 14 (24.56%) Subversion
15 13 (22.81%) Ajax
15 13 (22.81%) Scrum
15 13 (22.81%) Microsoft
15 13 (22.81%) Jenkins
15 13 (22.81%) Opscode Chef
15 13 (22.81%) DevOps
16 12 (21.05%) RESTful
16 12 (21.05%) CSS3
16 12 (21.05%) C#

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 22 (38.60%) Apache
2 20 (35.09%) Drupal
3 6 (10.53%) Eucalyptus
3 6 (10.53%) nginx
3 6 (10.53%) CMS
4 4 (7.02%) WordPress
5 2 (3.51%) Alfresco
5 2 (3.51%) Tomcat
5 2 (3.51%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (3.51%) WebLogic
5 2 (3.51%) WebLogic Portal
5 2 (3.51%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.75%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (12.28%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.51%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 10 (17.54%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (17.54%) SaaS
2 9 (15.79%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (8.77%) PaaS
4 1 (1.75%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.77%) Internet
2 4 (7.02%) HTTP
3 1 (1.75%) SSH
3 1 (1.75%) FTP
3 1 (1.75%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.75%) DNS
3 1 (1.75%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.75%) SSL
3 1 (1.75%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (63.16%) MySQL
2 6 (10.53%) SQL Server
3 5 (8.77%) Relational Database
4 3 (5.26%) SQLite
5 2 (3.51%) Data Mining
5 2 (3.51%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 17 (29.82%) Git (software)
2 14 (24.56%) Subversion
3 13 (22.81%) Jenkins
4 10 (17.54%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (7.02%) Bitbucket
6 3 (5.26%) Hudson
6 3 (5.26%) PHPUnit
7 2 (3.51%) Selenium
8 1 (1.75%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.75%) Mercurial
General
1 4 (7.02%) Marketing
1 4 (7.02%) Interactive Media
1 4 (7.02%) Finance
2 3 (5.26%) Banking
2 3 (5.26%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.51%) Games
3 2 (3.51%) Back Office
4 1 (1.75%) Automotive
4 1 (1.75%) French Language
Job Titles
1 38 (66.67%) Developer
2 27 (47.37%) PHP Developer
3 16 (28.07%) PHP LAMP Developer
4 14 (24.56%) LAMP Developer
5 13 (22.81%) Web Developer
6 11 (19.30%) PHP Web Developer
7 9 (15.79%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 7 (12.28%) Systems Engineer
8 7 (12.28%) Cloud Engineer
9 6 (10.53%) Software Developer
9 6 (10.53%) .NET Developer
9 6 (10.53%) Software Engineer
10 5 (8.77%) Senior Developer
10 5 (8.77%) Programmer
10 5 (8.77%) PHP Programmer
10 5 (8.77%) Web Programmer
11 4 (7.02%) PHP Drupal Developer
11 4 (7.02%) Graduate
11 4 (7.02%) Software Programmer
11 4 (7.02%) MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (50.88%) HTML
2 26 (45.61%) CSS
3 21 (36.84%) Web Services
4 19 (33.33%) HTML5
5 18 (31.58%) jQuery
6 13 (22.81%) Ajax
7 12 (21.05%) RESTful
7 12 (21.05%) CSS3
8 10 (17.54%) .NET
9 9 (15.79%) XML
9 9 (15.79%) .NET Framework
10 7 (12.28%) REST
11 6 (10.53%) Sensu
12 5 (8.77%) Symfony
13 4 (7.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 4 (7.02%) JSON
14 2 (3.51%) Backbone.js
14 2 (3.51%) KnockoutJS
14 2 (3.51%) YUI
14 2 (3.51%) CodeIgniter
Miscellaneous
1 20 (35.09%) Open Source
2 10 (17.54%) Client/Server
3 9 (15.79%) Mobile Computing
4 8 (14.04%) Computer Science
5 5 (8.77%) Mobile App
6 3 (5.26%) Blackberry
6 3 (5.26%) Digital Media
7 2 (3.51%) Social Media
7 2 (3.51%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.75%) E-Learning
8 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 34 (59.65%) Linux
2 6 (10.53%) Windows
3 5 (8.77%) UNIX
3 5 (8.77%) Android
3 5 (8.77%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (35.09%) Continuous Integration
2 17 (29.82%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (28.07%) OO
4 13 (22.81%) Scrum
4 13 (22.81%) DevOps
5 10 (17.54%) MVC
6 8 (14.04%) Software Engineering
7 6 (10.53%) OOD
7 6 (10.53%) Configuration Management
8 5 (8.77%) Web Development
8 5 (8.77%) E-Commerce
8 5 (8.77%) OOP
8 5 (8.77%) Product Management
8 5 (8.77%) Unit Testing
9 4 (7.02%) System Testing
9 4 (7.02%) Performance Analysis
9 4 (7.02%) OO PHP
9 4 (7.02%) ITIL
9 4 (7.02%) Content Management
9 4 (7.02%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 53 (92.98%) PHP
2 27 (47.37%) JavaScript
3 19 (33.33%) Python
3 19 (33.33%) Perl
4 18 (31.58%) SQL
5 14 (24.56%) Java
6 12 (21.05%) C#
6 12 (21.05%) Ruby
7 5 (8.77%) Bash Shell
8 3 (5.26%) PHP5
9 1 (1.75%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (19.30%) Degree
2 4 (7.02%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.02%) QA
2 1 (1.75%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (10.53%) Varnish
2 4 (7.02%) KVM
3 1 (1.75%) Xen
3 1 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (22.81%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (15.79%) Puppet
3 6 (10.53%) Cacti
3 6 (10.53%) Ganglia
3 6 (10.53%) OpenView
3 6 (10.53%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 6 (10.53%) Nagios
4 4 (7.02%) Vagrant
5 2 (3.51%) Opsview
6 1 (1.75%) Plesk
Vendors
1 13 (22.81%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.53%) Splunk
2 6 (10.53%) BMC
3 3 (5.26%) Google
3 3 (5.26%) Rackspace
4 2 (3.51%) Facebook
4 2 (3.51%) Zend
4 2 (3.51%) JBoss
4 2 (3.51%) IBM
4 2 (3.51%) BEA
4 2 (3.51%) Sun
5 1 (1.75%) VMware
5 1 (1.75%) Red Hat
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