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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LAMP Stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL/MariaDB, PHP/Perl/Python)
Rank 145 129 145
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +16
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 17 29 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.59% 0.92% 0.91%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.61% 2.49% 2.36%
Number of salaries quoted 14 25 29
Average salary £39,000 £33,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.41% -4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,350 £28,000 £22,100
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £43,300 £51,540
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
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
1053 1167 1527
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 36.65% 37.08% 38.43%
Number of salaries quoted 635 719 1071
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 2016. 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 -1 11 £39,000 +16.41% 2
Glasgow -11 4 £32,500 -1.51% 1
LAMP
UK

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 26 (66.67%) MySQL
2 25 (64.10%) JavaScript
2 25 (64.10%) CSS
2 25 (64.10%) HTML
2 25 (64.10%) PHP
3 24 (61.54%) Apache
3 24 (61.54%) Linux
4 20 (51.28%) HTML5
5 19 (48.72%) Git (software)
6 18 (46.15%) Degree
7 17 (43.59%) CSS3
8 16 (41.03%) Computer Science
9 15 (38.46%) Java
10 14 (35.90%) Web Services
10 14 (35.90%) Web Development
10 14 (35.90%) Relational Database
11 13 (33.33%) Software Engineering
12 12 (30.77%) CMS
13 11 (28.21%) Tomcat
13 11 (28.21%) OO
13 11 (28.21%) RDBMS
13 11 (28.21%) Perl
13 11 (28.21%) Analytical Skills
14 10 (25.64%) Mentoring
14 10 (25.64%) High Availability
14 10 (25.64%) JSP
14 10 (25.64%) Servlets
14 10 (25.64%) SOAP
14 10 (25.64%) Internet
14 10 (25.64%) Project Management

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 24 (61.54%) Apache
2 12 (30.77%) CMS
3 11 (28.21%) Tomcat
4 10 (25.64%) Drupal
5 5 (12.82%) WordPress
6 3 (7.69%) Node.js
7 2 (5.13%) Joomla!
8 1 (2.56%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Magento
2 2 (5.13%) osCommerce
Communications & Networking
1 10 (25.64%) Internet
2 1 (2.56%) Firewall
2 1 (2.56%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (66.67%) MySQL
2 14 (35.90%) Relational Database
3 11 (28.21%) RDBMS
4 3 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (5.13%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 19 (48.72%) Git (software)
2 4 (10.26%) Mercurial
3 2 (5.13%) Selenium
3 2 (5.13%) Subversion
3 2 (5.13%) Xdebug
4 1 (2.56%) Grunt
General
1 1 (2.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 30 (76.92%) Developer
2 17 (43.59%) Senior Developer
3 14 (35.90%) PHP Developer
4 11 (28.21%) Web Developer
5 7 (17.95%) Senior PHP Developer
6 6 (15.38%) Java Developer
6 6 (15.38%) Senior Java Developer
6 6 (15.38%) Software Engineer
7 5 (12.82%) Senior Software Engineer
7 5 (12.82%) Senior Web Developer
8 4 (10.26%) Java Engineer
8 4 (10.26%) Java Software Engineer
8 4 (10.26%) Senior Java Engineer
8 4 (10.26%) Senior Java Software Engineer
9 3 (7.69%) CMS Developer
9 3 (7.69%) PHP Web Developer
10 2 (5.13%) Applications Support
10 2 (5.13%) Drupal Developer
10 2 (5.13%) PHP MySQL Developer
10 2 (5.13%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (64.10%) CSS
1 25 (64.10%) HTML
2 20 (51.28%) HTML5
3 17 (43.59%) CSS3
4 14 (35.90%) Web Services
5 10 (25.64%) CGI
5 10 (25.64%) JSP
5 10 (25.64%) Servlets
5 10 (25.64%) SOAP
6 9 (23.08%) Symfony
7 8 (20.51%) Sass
8 6 (15.38%) jQuery
9 5 (12.82%) Ajax
9 5 (12.82%) AngularJS
9 5 (12.82%) XML
10 4 (10.26%) JSON
11 3 (7.69%) Backbone.js
11 3 (7.69%) LAPP Stack
11 3 (7.69%) Laravel
12 2 (5.13%) React
Miscellaneous
1 16 (41.03%) Computer Science
2 11 (28.21%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.69%) Mobile App
4 2 (5.13%) Wiki
5 1 (2.56%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 24 (61.54%) Linux
2 10 (25.64%) Debian
2 10 (25.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (5.13%) Ubuntu
4 1 (2.56%) Android
4 1 (2.56%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.56%) Unix
4 1 (2.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.90%) Web Development
2 13 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 11 (28.21%) OO
4 10 (25.64%) Automated Testing
4 10 (25.64%) High Availability
4 10 (25.64%) Mentoring
4 10 (25.64%) PRINCE2
4 10 (25.64%) Project Management
4 10 (25.64%) Quality Management
5 6 (15.38%) MVC
6 5 (12.82%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (10.26%) Responsive Web Design
7 4 (10.26%) Web Design
8 3 (7.69%) Content Management
8 3 (7.69%) E-Commerce
8 3 (7.69%) Open Source
8 3 (7.69%) Web Application Development
9 2 (5.13%) Data Modelling
9 2 (5.13%) Network Management
9 2 (5.13%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (64.10%) JavaScript
1 25 (64.10%) PHP
2 15 (38.46%) Java
3 11 (28.21%) Perl
4 3 (7.69%) Python
5 2 (5.13%) C
5 2 (5.13%) SQL
6 1 (2.56%) C++
Qualifications
1 18 (46.15%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (17.95%) Zend
2 4 (10.26%) Facebook
2 4 (10.26%) Google
3 2 (5.13%) Twitter
4 1 (2.56%) Alterian
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle
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