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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 150 135 150
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +15
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 14 24 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.41% 0.76% 0.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.05% 1.96% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 13 17 5
Average salary £27,500 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.38% -
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
1338 1224 1158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 38.94% 38.58% 36.42%
Number of salaries quoted 899 810 797
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,400 £29,000 £27,500
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 20 October 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 20 October 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 -17 7 £29,000 -25.16%
Fife 0 4 £22,000 +2.32%
Glasgow -5 2 £27,500 -21.42%
LAMP
UK

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 21 (77.78%) MySQL
2 18 (66.67%) PHP
3 17 (62.96%) HTML
3 17 (62.96%) JavaScript
4 16 (59.26%) CSS
5 15 (55.56%) OO
6 14 (51.85%) Linux
7 13 (48.15%) Apache
8 9 (33.33%) MVC
9 8 (29.63%) CMS
9 8 (29.63%) Java
9 8 (29.63%) Git (software)
9 8 (29.63%) HTML5
10 7 (25.93%) CSS3
10 7 (25.93%) XML
10 7 (25.93%) OOP
10 7 (25.93%) E-Commerce
10 7 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (25.93%) Degree
11 6 (22.22%) Replication
11 6 (22.22%) Flash
11 6 (22.22%) TCP/IP
11 6 (22.22%) RHCE
11 6 (22.22%) REST
11 6 (22.22%) Vagrant
11 6 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
11 6 (22.22%) DevOps
11 6 (22.22%) Ansible
11 6 (22.22%) Puppet
12 5 (18.52%) Cacti

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 13 (48.15%) Apache
2 8 (29.63%) CMS
3 4 (14.81%) Drupal
4 3 (11.11%) WordPress
4 3 (11.11%) ExpressionEngine
5 2 (7.41%) SharePoint
6 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 21 (77.78%) MySQL
2 3 (11.11%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (29.63%) Git (software)
2 3 (11.11%) Mercurial
3 2 (7.41%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 4 (14.81%) Marketing
2 1 (3.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (70.37%) Developer
2 14 (51.85%) PHP Developer
3 5 (18.52%) Senior PHP Developer
3 5 (18.52%) Senior Developer
4 4 (14.81%) Development Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) Operations Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Web Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Lead Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Operations Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Junior Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Test Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Graduate
7 1 (3.70%) Junior
7 1 (3.70%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Development Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Graduate Developer
7 1 (3.70%) UI Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Lead PHP Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Test Leader
7 1 (3.70%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (62.96%) HTML
2 16 (59.26%) CSS
3 8 (29.63%) HTML5
4 7 (25.93%) CSS3
4 7 (25.93%) XML
5 6 (22.22%) Flash
5 6 (22.22%) REST
6 5 (18.52%) XHTML
7 4 (14.81%) SOAP
8 3 (11.11%) Web Services
8 3 (11.11%) JSON
8 3 (11.11%) Symfony
8 3 (11.11%) CodeIgniter
8 3 (11.11%) jQuery
8 3 (11.11%) Google Maps API
8 3 (11.11%) Sass
8 3 (11.11%) AngularJS
8 3 (11.11%) HTML5 Boilerplate
8 3 (11.11%) Modernizr
8 3 (11.11%) Open Graph
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Replication
2 3 (11.11%) Social Media
2 3 (11.11%) User Experience
2 3 (11.11%) Algorithms
3 2 (7.41%) Digital Media
4 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 14 (51.85%) Linux
2 2 (7.41%) Android
2 2 (7.41%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.70%) Windows
3 1 (3.70%) CentOS
3 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (55.56%) OO
2 9 (33.33%) MVC
3 7 (25.93%) E-Commerce
3 7 (25.93%) OOP
3 7 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (22.22%) DevOps
5 5 (18.52%) Mentoring
5 5 (18.52%) SEO
5 5 (18.52%) Web Development
6 4 (14.81%) Load Balancing
6 4 (14.81%) Configuration Management
6 4 (14.81%) Database Tuning
6 4 (14.81%) Change Control
7 3 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
7 3 (11.11%) Low Latency
7 3 (11.11%) Web Design
7 3 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (11.11%) Time Management
7 3 (11.11%) TDD
8 2 (7.41%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 18 (66.67%) PHP
2 17 (62.96%) JavaScript
3 8 (29.63%) Java
4 3 (11.11%) Ruby
5 2 (7.41%) PHP5
5 2 (7.41%) SQL
6 1 (3.70%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (25.93%) Degree
2 6 (22.22%) RHCE
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 5 (18.52%) Zend
2 3 (11.11%) Facebook
2 3 (11.11%) Twitter
2 3 (11.11%) Google
3 2 (7.41%) Appcelerator
3 2 (7.41%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.70%) VMware
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