The table below looks at the statistics for LAMP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LAMP over the 3 months to 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 64 62 63
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 2 7 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 0.35% 1.26% 1.01%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.17% 3.03% 3.87%
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 6
Average salary £62,500 £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+78.57% -17.64%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
LAMP
Berkshire

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 Slough region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
171 231 181
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 30.00% 41.70% 26.08%
Number of salaries quoted 153 206 163
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

LAMP
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing LAMP across the Slough region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

LAMP Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

LAMP
Salary Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LAMP across the Slough region.

LAMP Salary Trend in Slough

LAMP
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs across the Slough 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 19 (100.00%) Linux
2 17 (89.47%) MySQL
2 17 (89.47%) Service Delivery
2 17 (89.47%) XML
3 15 (78.95%) REST
3 15 (78.95%) Line Management
3 15 (78.95%) Automotive
4 10 (52.63%) SQL
5 9 (47.37%) MariaDB
6 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (10.53%) Ruby
7 2 (10.53%) Ruby on Rails
7 2 (10.53%) Integration Testing
7 2 (10.53%) Test Automation
7 2 (10.53%) Customer Engagement
7 2 (10.53%) Perl
7 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
7 2 (10.53%) Python
7 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
7 2 (10.53%) ITIL
7 2 (10.53%) MVC

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs across the Slough 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (89.47%) MySQL
2 9 (47.37%) MariaDB
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
General
1 15 (78.95%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 17 (89.47%) DBA
1 17 (89.47%) Administrator
2 2 (10.53%) Ruby on Rails Developer
2 2 (10.53%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (89.47%) XML
2 15 (78.95%) REST
3 2 (10.53%) Ruby on Rails
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (89.47%) Service Delivery
2 15 (78.95%) Line Management
3 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (10.53%) Integration Testing
4 2 (10.53%) Test Automation
4 2 (10.53%) Customer Engagement
4 2 (10.53%) ITIL
4 2 (10.53%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 10 (52.63%) SQL
2 2 (10.53%) Python
2 2 (10.53%) Ruby
2 2 (10.53%) Perl
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft