The table below looks at the statistics for LAMP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LAMP over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 156 126 142
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +16
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 15 31 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.41% 1.00% 0.47%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.07% 2.78% 1.23%
Number of salaries quoted 15 24 14
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
LAMP
UK

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 Scotland region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1403 1117 1218
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 38.67% 36.11% 38.23%
Number of salaries quoted 934 769 830
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

LAMP
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

LAMP Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

LAMP
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

LAMP Salary Trend in Scotland

LAMP
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LAMP across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

LAMP Salary Histogram in Scotland

LAMP
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LAMP within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -18 9 £35,000 -
Glasgow -5 3 £27,500 -21.42%
Fife -1 2 £22,000 +2.32%
Dundee +11 1 £35,000 +55.55%
LAMP
UK

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 20 (74.07%) MySQL
2 16 (59.26%) PHP
3 15 (55.56%) Linux
4 14 (51.85%) Apache
4 14 (51.85%) HTML
4 14 (51.85%) JavaScript
5 13 (48.15%) CSS
5 13 (48.15%) OO
6 10 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (37.04%) HTML5
7 9 (33.33%) CSS3
8 8 (29.63%) Zend
8 8 (29.63%) CMS
8 8 (29.63%) Java
9 7 (25.93%) E-Commerce
9 7 (25.93%) Web Development
9 7 (25.93%) Git (software)
10 6 (22.22%) Puppet
10 6 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
10 6 (22.22%) Vagrant
10 6 (22.22%) Ansible
10 6 (22.22%) TCP/IP
10 6 (22.22%) RHCE
10 6 (22.22%) OOP
10 6 (22.22%) Replication
10 6 (22.22%) MVC
11 5 (18.52%) Nagios
11 5 (18.52%) XML
11 5 (18.52%) Mentoring
11 5 (18.52%) Cacti

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 14 (51.85%) Apache
2 8 (29.63%) CMS
3 3 (11.11%) Drupal
4 2 (7.41%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.70%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) SaaS
2 1 (3.70%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 6 (22.22%) TCP/IP
2 3 (11.11%) SSL
3 1 (3.70%) Wireless
3 1 (3.70%) IMAP
3 1 (3.70%) DNS
3 1 (3.70%) HTTPS
3 1 (3.70%) LDAP
3 1 (3.70%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (74.07%) MySQL
2 3 (11.11%) NoSQL
3 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (25.93%) Git (software)
2 3 (11.11%) Mercurial
3 1 (3.70%) Subversion
General
1 2 (7.41%) Marketing
2 1 (3.70%) Games
Job Titles
1 16 (59.26%) Developer
2 13 (48.15%) PHP Developer
3 5 (18.52%) Senior Developer
3 5 (18.52%) Senior PHP Developer
4 4 (14.81%) Development Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) Operations Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Software Tester
5 2 (7.41%) Web Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Tester
5 2 (7.41%) PHP LAMP Developer
6 1 (3.70%) PHP Zend Developer
6 1 (3.70%) DevOps Manager
6 1 (3.70%) UI Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Test Leader
6 1 (3.70%) Graduate
6 1 (3.70%) Junior
6 1 (3.70%) Software Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Test Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (51.85%) HTML
2 13 (48.15%) CSS
3 10 (37.04%) HTML5
4 9 (33.33%) CSS3
5 5 (18.52%) XML
6 4 (14.81%) Zend Framework
7 3 (11.11%) CodeIgniter
7 3 (11.11%) JSON
7 3 (11.11%) Symfony
7 3 (11.11%) Web Services
7 3 (11.11%) Google Maps API
7 3 (11.11%) Modernizr
7 3 (11.11%) Open Graph
7 3 (11.11%) Sass
7 3 (11.11%) AngularJS
7 3 (11.11%) HTML5 Boilerplate
8 2 (7.41%) REST
8 2 (7.41%) jQuery
8 2 (7.41%) Flash
8 2 (7.41%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Replication
2 3 (11.11%) Social Media
2 3 (11.11%) User Experience
3 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 15 (55.56%) Linux
2 1 (3.70%) CentOS
2 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (48.15%) OO
2 10 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (25.93%) E-Commerce
3 7 (25.93%) Web Development
4 6 (22.22%) OOP
4 6 (22.22%) MVC
5 5 (18.52%) Mentoring
6 4 (14.81%) Load Balancing
6 4 (14.81%) DevOps
6 4 (14.81%) Time Management
6 4 (14.81%) Database Tuning
6 4 (14.81%) Change Control
6 4 (14.81%) Responsive Web Design
6 4 (14.81%) Web Design
6 4 (14.81%) TDD
6 4 (14.81%) Configuration Management
7 3 (11.11%) Regression Testing
7 3 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (11.11%) Automated Testing
7 3 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 16 (59.26%) PHP
2 14 (51.85%) JavaScript
3 8 (29.63%) Java
4 3 (11.11%) SQL
5 2 (7.41%) PHP5
6 1 (3.70%) Ruby
6 1 (3.70%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (22.22%) RHCE
2 5 (18.52%) Degree
3 1 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
1 1 (3.70%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 6 (22.22%) Puppet
1 6 (22.22%) Vagrant
1 6 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (22.22%) Ansible
2 5 (18.52%) Nagios
2 5 (18.52%) Cacti
3 4 (14.81%) Munin
Vendors
1 8 (29.63%) Zend
2 3 (11.11%) Facebook
2 3 (11.11%) Twitter
2 3 (11.11%) Google
3 2 (7.41%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.70%) VMware