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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 143 158 148
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -10
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 16 15 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.54% 0.39% 0.37%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.51% 1.02% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 13 14 10
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,600 £26,550
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £40,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
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
1061 1477 1283
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 35.71% 38.68% 39.98%
Number of salaries quoted 676 1037 784
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 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 29 May 2015.

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 29 May 2015. 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
Glasgow +11 10 £37,500 +15.38% 1
Edinburgh +10 6 £55,000 +46.66% 3
LAMP
UK

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 24 (82.76%) HTML
1 24 (82.76%) CSS
2 23 (79.31%) JavaScript
3 19 (65.52%) PHP
4 10 (34.48%) HTML5
4 10 (34.48%) CSS3
5 9 (31.03%) Git (software)
6 8 (27.59%) MySQL
6 8 (27.59%) Linux
6 8 (27.59%) Drupal
7 7 (24.14%) E-Commerce
7 7 (24.14%) Software Engineering
8 6 (20.69%) Symfony
9 5 (17.24%) Mercurial
9 5 (17.24%) Project Management
9 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (17.24%) Java
10 4 (13.79%) Advertising
10 4 (13.79%) MVC
10 4 (13.79%) Open Source
10 4 (13.79%) Magento
10 4 (13.79%) Laravel
10 4 (13.79%) Node.js
10 4 (13.79%) Zend
10 4 (13.79%) Subversion
10 4 (13.79%) WordPress
11 3 (10.34%) OWASP
11 3 (10.34%) PHP5
11 3 (10.34%) Content Management
11 3 (10.34%) Degree

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 8 (27.59%) Drupal
2 4 (13.79%) Node.js
2 4 (13.79%) WordPress
3 3 (10.34%) Apache
4 2 (6.90%) Joomla!
5 1 (3.45%) SilverStripe
Business Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (27.59%) MySQL
2 3 (10.34%) Relational Database
3 2 (6.90%) Big Data
3 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.90%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 9 (31.03%) Git (software)
2 5 (17.24%) Mercurial
3 4 (13.79%) Subversion
4 1 (3.45%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (13.79%) Advertising
2 2 (6.90%) Games
3 1 (3.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (82.76%) Developer
2 11 (37.93%) PHP Developer
3 9 (31.03%) Senior Developer
4 6 (20.69%) Web Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Front-End Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Front-End Web Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Development Manager
6 2 (6.90%) Senior Android Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Senior Web Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Android Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Mobile Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Chief Technology Officer
7 1 (3.45%) Senior PHP Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Chief Information Officer
7 1 (3.45%) PHP Magento Developer
7 1 (3.45%) PHP LAMP Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (82.76%) HTML
1 24 (82.76%) CSS
2 10 (34.48%) HTML5
2 10 (34.48%) CSS3
3 6 (20.69%) Symfony
4 4 (13.79%) Laravel
5 3 (10.34%) XML
6 2 (6.90%) Sass
6 2 (6.90%) AngularJS
6 2 (6.90%) XHTML
6 2 (6.90%) iOS SDK
6 2 (6.90%) Yii
6 2 (6.90%) Java SE
6 2 (6.90%) jQuery
7 1 (3.45%) Zend Framework
7 1 (3.45%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.90%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (27.59%) Linux
2 2 (6.90%) UNIX
2 2 (6.90%) Apple iOS
2 2 (6.90%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (24.14%) E-Commerce
1 7 (24.14%) Software Engineering
2 5 (17.24%) Project Management
2 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (13.79%) MVC
3 4 (13.79%) Open Source
4 3 (10.34%) OWASP
4 3 (10.34%) Content Management
4 3 (10.34%) OO
4 3 (10.34%) Mobile Development
5 2 (6.90%) SDLC
5 2 (6.90%) People Management
5 2 (6.90%) Android Development
5 2 (6.90%) iOS Development
5 2 (6.90%) Mentoring
5 2 (6.90%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (6.90%) OOP
6 1 (3.45%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (3.45%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (3.45%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 23 (79.31%) JavaScript
2 19 (65.52%) PHP
3 5 (17.24%) Java
4 3 (10.34%) PHP5
5 2 (6.90%) C
5 2 (6.90%) C#
5 2 (6.90%) C++
5 2 (6.90%) SQL
6 1 (3.45%) Perl
6 1 (3.45%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (13.79%) Zend
2 1 (3.45%) Twitter
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