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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 140 152 159
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +7
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 22 14 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.71% 0.43% 0.032%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.79% 1.04% 0.085%
Number of salaries quoted 21 11 1
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% +18.18%
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
1226 1342 1173
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 39.41% 41.20% 37.67%
Number of salaries quoted 892 864 820
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,000 £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 December 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 December 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 +5 17 £33,000 +17.88% 3
Glasgow +1 2 £26,250 -52.27% 1
Fife - 2 £22,000 -
LAMP
UK

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 26 (70.27%) JavaScript
1 26 (70.27%) HTML
2 25 (67.57%) CSS
3 23 (62.16%) MySQL
4 22 (59.46%) PHP
5 19 (51.35%) OO
6 15 (40.54%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (35.14%) MVC
8 12 (32.43%) Git (software)
9 11 (29.73%) Linux
10 10 (27.03%) DevOps
10 10 (27.03%) Flash
10 10 (27.03%) REST
10 10 (27.03%) Marketing
11 9 (24.32%) jQuery
11 9 (24.32%) Apache
12 8 (21.62%) WordPress
12 8 (21.62%) Web Services
12 8 (21.62%) Web Development
12 8 (21.62%) .NET
12 8 (21.62%) ASP.NET
12 8 (21.62%) SQL Server
13 7 (18.92%) C#
13 7 (18.92%) Java
13 7 (18.92%) PHP5
13 7 (18.92%) ExpressionEngine
13 7 (18.92%) User Experience
14 6 (16.22%) Digital Media
14 6 (16.22%) Appcelerator Titanium
14 6 (16.22%) Replication

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 9 (24.32%) Apache
2 8 (21.62%) WordPress
3 7 (18.92%) ExpressionEngine
4 6 (16.22%) Drupal
5 5 (13.51%) IIS
5 5 (13.51%) CMS
6 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.70%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) MS Office
1 1 (2.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (13.51%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) SaaS
2 1 (2.70%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.22%) TCP/IP
2 3 (8.11%) SSL
3 1 (2.70%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (62.16%) MySQL
2 8 (21.62%) SQL Server
3 5 (13.51%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (13.51%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (8.11%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.70%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 12 (32.43%) Git (software)
2 6 (16.22%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 4 (10.81%) Mercurial
General
1 10 (27.03%) Marketing
2 5 (13.51%) Back Office
3 1 (2.70%) Finance
3 1 (2.70%) Advertising
3 1 (2.70%) Games
Job Titles
1 28 (75.68%) Developer
2 15 (40.54%) PHP Developer
3 6 (16.22%) Lead Developer
4 5 (13.51%) ASP.NET Developer
4 5 (13.51%) .NET Developer
4 5 (13.51%) C# Developer
4 5 (13.51%) Web Developer
4 5 (13.51%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 5 (13.51%) Lead PHP Developer
4 5 (13.51%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (10.81%) Development Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Operations Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Senior Developer
7 2 (5.41%) PHP LAMP Developer
8 1 (2.70%) DevOps Manager
8 1 (2.70%) Agile Test Manager
8 1 (2.70%) Test Leader
8 1 (2.70%) Graduate Developer
8 1 (2.70%) Chief Technology Officer
8 1 (2.70%) PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (70.27%) HTML
2 25 (67.57%) CSS
3 10 (27.03%) Flash
3 10 (27.03%) REST
4 9 (24.32%) jQuery
5 8 (21.62%) Web Services
5 8 (21.62%) .NET
5 8 (21.62%) ASP.NET
6 6 (16.22%) XML
6 6 (16.22%) WCF
6 6 (16.22%) Laravel
7 5 (13.51%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 5 (13.51%) XHTML
8 4 (10.81%) SOAP
9 2 (5.41%) Ajax
9 2 (5.41%) JSON
9 2 (5.41%) Symfony
9 2 (5.41%) Google Maps API
9 2 (5.41%) HTML5
9 2 (5.41%) CodeIgniter
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.92%) User Experience
2 6 (16.22%) Replication
2 6 (16.22%) Digital Media
3 3 (8.11%) Algorithms
4 2 (5.41%) Social Media
4 2 (5.41%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.70%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 11 (29.73%) Linux
2 6 (16.22%) Android
2 6 (16.22%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (51.35%) OO
2 15 (40.54%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (35.14%) MVC
4 10 (27.03%) DevOps
5 8 (21.62%) Web Development
6 6 (16.22%) Android Development
6 6 (16.22%) iOS Development
6 6 (16.22%) Use Case
6 6 (16.22%) Digital Marketing
6 6 (16.22%) OOP
6 6 (16.22%) Mentoring
7 5 (13.51%) CRM
7 5 (13.51%) E-Commerce
7 5 (13.51%) B2B
7 5 (13.51%) B2C
7 5 (13.51%) SEO
8 4 (10.81%) Load Balancing
8 4 (10.81%) Database Tuning
8 4 (10.81%) Change Control
8 4 (10.81%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (70.27%) JavaScript
2 22 (59.46%) PHP
3 7 (18.92%) C#
3 7 (18.92%) Java
3 7 (18.92%) PHP5
4 6 (16.22%) Ruby
4 6 (16.22%) SQL
5 1 (2.70%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (16.22%) RHCE
1 6 (16.22%) Degree
Systems Management
1 6 (16.22%) Puppet
1 6 (16.22%) Vagrant
1 6 (16.22%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (16.22%) Ansible
2 5 (13.51%) Nagios
2 5 (13.51%) Cacti
3 4 (10.81%) Munin
Vendors
1 6 (16.22%) Appcelerator
2 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
3 4 (10.81%) Zend
4 2 (5.41%) Facebook
4 2 (5.41%) Twitter
4 2 (5.41%) Google
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle
5 1 (2.70%) Red Hat
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