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

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 109 105 125
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +20
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 27 27 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.20% 1.24% 0.85%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.54% 4.23% 2.36%
Number of salaries quoted 27 27 17
Average salary £36,000 £45,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +38.46%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £34,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
+10.29% -1.44%
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
595 639 721
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 26.34% 29.34% 36.21%
Number of salaries quoted 515 561 633
Average salary £50,000 £40,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.45% -4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £29,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 6 March 2015.

LAMP Salary Histogram in Reading

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 6 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 28 (90.32%) MySQL
2 26 (83.87%) Linux
3 23 (74.19%) Apache
3 23 (74.19%) PHP
4 17 (54.84%) SQL Server
4 17 (54.84%) Windows
4 17 (54.84%) Firewall
4 17 (54.84%) VMware
5 16 (51.61%) SAN
5 16 (51.61%) IIS
5 16 (51.61%) SQL
6 15 (48.39%) HP
6 15 (48.39%) Juniper
6 15 (48.39%) Cisco
6 15 (48.39%) NetScreen
6 15 (48.39%) Load Balancing
6 15 (48.39%) Cisco ASA
6 15 (48.39%) Hyper-V
7 14 (45.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 14 (45.16%) VMware Infrastructure
7 14 (45.16%) Red Hat
7 14 (45.16%) Microsoft
7 14 (45.16%) MS Excel
8 13 (41.94%) CentOS
9 9 (29.03%) HTML
10 8 (25.81%) JavaScript
10 8 (25.81%) CSS
11 7 (22.58%) F5
12 6 (19.35%) jQuery
12 6 (19.35%) HTML5

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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 23 (74.19%) Apache
2 16 (51.61%) IIS
3 2 (6.45%) WordPress
3 2 (6.45%) Eucalyptus
4 1 (3.23%) ExpressionEngine
4 1 (3.23%) JBoss
4 1 (3.23%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (3.23%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (3.23%) WebSphere
Applications
1 14 (45.16%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.23%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (3.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (3.23%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.68%) SaaS
2 2 (6.45%) PaaS
2 2 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (54.84%) Firewall
2 16 (51.61%) SAN
3 15 (48.39%) NetScreen
3 15 (48.39%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (9.68%) Internet
5 2 (6.45%) VoIP
5 2 (6.45%) Ethernet
5 2 (6.45%) TCP/IP
5 2 (6.45%) Asterisk PBX
6 1 (3.23%) NAS
6 1 (3.23%) Network Security
6 1 (3.23%) DNS
6 1 (3.23%) HTTP
6 1 (3.23%) BGP
6 1 (3.23%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (90.32%) MySQL
2 17 (54.84%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Subversion
1 4 (12.90%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.23%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (3.23%) Selenium
General
1 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (25.81%) Developer
1 8 (25.81%) PHP Developer
2 7 (22.58%) Support Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) Senior Support Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) Senior Developer
3 5 (16.13%) Senior PHP Developer
3 5 (16.13%) IT Support Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) Senior IT Support
3 5 (16.13%) IT Support
4 4 (12.90%) Provisioning Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Network Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Project Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Cloud Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Designer
7 1 (3.23%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 1 (3.23%) PHP Symfony Developer
7 1 (3.23%) PHP LAMP Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Web Test Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Web Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (29.03%) HTML
2 8 (25.81%) CSS
3 6 (19.35%) jQuery
3 6 (19.35%) HTML5
3 6 (19.35%) CSS3
4 5 (16.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (9.68%) Web Services
6 2 (6.45%) XHTML
6 2 (6.45%) Ajax
6 2 (6.45%) Symfony
6 2 (6.45%) Sensu
6 2 (6.45%) .NET
7 1 (3.23%) REST
7 1 (3.23%) Laravel
7 1 (3.23%) Zend Framework
7 1 (3.23%) XML
7 1 (3.23%) XSL
7 1 (3.23%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Open Source
2 1 (3.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 26 (83.87%) Linux
2 17 (54.84%) Windows
3 14 (45.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (41.94%) CentOS
5 1 (3.23%) UNIX
5 1 (3.23%) Solaris
5 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (48.39%) Load Balancing
2 5 (16.13%) OO
3 4 (12.90%) MVC
4 3 (9.68%) OO PHP
4 3 (9.68%) DevOps
5 2 (6.45%) System Testing
5 2 (6.45%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (6.45%) Web Development
6 1 (3.23%) OOP
6 1 (3.23%) Release Management
6 1 (3.23%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (3.23%) Software Testing
6 1 (3.23%) E-Commerce
6 1 (3.23%) Configuration Management
6 1 (3.23%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (3.23%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (3.23%) UX Design
6 1 (3.23%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 23 (74.19%) PHP
2 16 (51.61%) SQL
3 8 (25.81%) JavaScript
4 2 (6.45%) Perl
4 2 (6.45%) PHP5
5 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.23%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.23%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.23%) VB.NET
5 1 (3.23%) Python
5 1 (3.23%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (16.13%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (48.39%) Hyper-V
2 14 (45.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (9.68%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (6.45%) Kamailio
4 2 (6.45%) OpenSIPS
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) OpenView
1 2 (6.45%) Nagios
1 2 (6.45%) Cacti
1 2 (6.45%) Ganglia
2 1 (3.23%) Plesk
2 1 (3.23%) Puppet
2 1 (3.23%) OpenAM
2 1 (3.23%) cPanel
Vendors
1 17 (54.84%) VMware
2 15 (48.39%) HP
2 15 (48.39%) Juniper
2 15 (48.39%) Cisco
3 14 (45.16%) Microsoft
3 14 (45.16%) Red Hat
4 7 (22.58%) F5
5 3 (9.68%) Zend
6 2 (6.45%) BMC
6 2 (6.45%) Sun
6 2 (6.45%) Splunk
7 1 (3.23%) Oracle
7 1 (3.23%) Adobe
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Reed Professional Services
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £200,000 per annum No Tax, Relocation, Benefits, Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20-55,000 + Benefits + Flexible Working
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Reading, South East, United Kingdom
Oracle
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 17 days ago