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

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 158 128 147
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +19
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 10 26 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.27% 0.84% 0.47%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.71% 2.33% 1.23%
Number of salaries quoted 10 20 15
Average salary £35,000 £38,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.67% +19.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £21,450 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,250 £33,700
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
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
1408 1118 1224
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 37.72% 36.15% 38.58%
Number of salaries quoted 928 770 844
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 £27,500 £29,000
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 21 August 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 21 August 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 -24 6 £36,250 -9.37%
Glasgow -17 3 £27,500 -26.66%
Dundee - 1 £35,000 -
LAMP
UK

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 17 (65.38%) MySQL
2 16 (61.54%) Linux
3 14 (53.85%) PHP
4 13 (50.00%) Apache
5 12 (46.15%) HTML
6 11 (42.31%) JavaScript
6 11 (42.31%) CSS
6 11 (42.31%) OO
6 11 (42.31%) HTML5
7 10 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (34.62%) CSS3
9 8 (30.77%) CMS
9 8 (30.77%) Zend
10 7 (26.92%) E-Commerce
10 7 (26.92%) Web Development
11 6 (23.08%) Java
11 6 (23.08%) Git (software)
12 5 (19.23%) TCP/IP
12 5 (19.23%) RHCE
12 5 (19.23%) Regression Testing
12 5 (19.23%) Replication
12 5 (19.23%) Automated Testing
12 5 (19.23%) Requirements Analysis
12 5 (19.23%) Manual Testing
12 5 (19.23%) Puppet
12 5 (19.23%) Vagrant
12 5 (19.23%) Opscode Chef
12 5 (19.23%) Ansible
13 4 (15.38%) OOP
13 4 (15.38%) Nagios

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 (50.00%) Apache
2 8 (30.77%) CMS
3 3 (11.54%) Drupal
4 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.85%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (19.23%) TCP/IP
2 3 (11.54%) SSL
3 2 (7.69%) LDAP
3 2 (7.69%) DNS
3 2 (7.69%) IMAP
4 1 (3.85%) HTTPS
4 1 (3.85%) DHCP
4 1 (3.85%) HTTP
4 1 (3.85%) Kerberos
4 1 (3.85%) TACACS
4 1 (3.85%) Firewall
4 1 (3.85%) Wireless
4 1 (3.85%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (65.38%) MySQL
2 2 (7.69%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (23.08%) Git (software)
2 3 (11.54%) Mercurial
3 1 (3.85%) Subversion
General
1 1 (3.85%) Electronics
1 1 (3.85%) Finance
1 1 (3.85%) Games
Job Titles
1 13 (50.00%) Developer
2 10 (38.46%) PHP Developer
3 5 (19.23%) Senior Developer
3 5 (19.23%) Senior PHP Developer
4 4 (15.38%) Software Tester
4 4 (15.38%) Tester
5 3 (11.54%) Web Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Development Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Operations Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) PHP LAMP Developer
7 1 (3.85%) PHP Zend Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Senior IT Security Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) DevOps Manager
7 1 (3.85%) UI Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Test Leader
7 1 (3.85%) Mobile Developer
7 1 (3.85%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 1 (3.85%) UI Programmer
7 1 (3.85%) Agile Test Manager
7 1 (3.85%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (46.15%) HTML
2 11 (42.31%) CSS
2 11 (42.31%) HTML5
3 9 (34.62%) CSS3
4 4 (15.38%) Zend Framework
5 3 (11.54%) CodeIgniter
5 3 (11.54%) jQuery
5 3 (11.54%) Google Maps API
5 3 (11.54%) Web Services
5 3 (11.54%) XML
5 3 (11.54%) Modernizr
5 3 (11.54%) Open Graph
5 3 (11.54%) Sass
5 3 (11.54%) AngularJS
5 3 (11.54%) HTML5 Boilerplate
5 3 (11.54%) JSON
5 3 (11.54%) Symfony
6 1 (3.85%) Middleware
6 1 (3.85%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (3.85%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Replication
2 3 (11.54%) Social Media
3 1 (3.85%) PKI
3 1 (3.85%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 16 (61.54%) Linux
2 3 (11.54%) Windows
3 1 (3.85%) CentOS
3 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (42.31%) OO
2 10 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (26.92%) E-Commerce
3 7 (26.92%) Web Development
4 5 (19.23%) Automated Testing
4 5 (19.23%) Manual Testing
4 5 (19.23%) Requirements Analysis
4 5 (19.23%) Regression Testing
5 4 (15.38%) OOP
5 4 (15.38%) TDD
5 4 (15.38%) Web Design
5 4 (15.38%) Responsive Web Design
5 4 (15.38%) Time Management
6 3 (11.54%) Load Balancing
6 3 (11.54%) Change Control
6 3 (11.54%) Database Tuning
6 3 (11.54%) MVC
6 3 (11.54%) Configuration Management
6 3 (11.54%) DevOps
7 2 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 14 (53.85%) PHP
2 11 (42.31%) JavaScript
3 6 (23.08%) Java
4 3 (11.54%) SQL
5 2 (7.69%) PHP5
6 1 (3.85%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) RHCE
2 3 (11.54%) Degree
3 1 (3.85%) CISSP
3 1 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.85%) GIAC
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.85%) VMware Workstation
1 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
1 1 (3.85%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 5 (19.23%) Puppet
1 5 (19.23%) Vagrant
1 5 (19.23%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (19.23%) Ansible
2 4 (15.38%) Nagios
2 4 (15.38%) Cacti
3 3 (11.54%) Munin
Vendors
1 8 (30.77%) Zend
2 4 (15.38%) Twitter
3 3 (11.54%) Google
3 3 (11.54%) Facebook
4 2 (7.69%) Red Hat
4 2 (7.69%) VMware
5 1 (3.85%) Cisco
5 1 (3.85%) Sun
5 1 (3.85%) Juniper
5 1 (3.85%) F5