The table below looks at the statistics for LAMP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LAMP over the 3 months to 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 58 60 57
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 20 11 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 2.63% 1.74% 1.09%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.46% 3.62% 2.00%
Number of salaries quoted 20 11 6
Average salary £31,250 £30,000 £23,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +26.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £20,000 £20,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £30,000 £43,250
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
LAMP
South West

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 Somerset region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
366 304 300
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 48.16% 48.10% 54.64%
Number of salaries quoted 318 289 289
Average salary £36,500 £34,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.79% -1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

LAMP
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

LAMP Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

LAMP
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

LAMP Salary Trend in Somerset

LAMP
Salary Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LAMP across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014.

LAMP Salary Histogram in Somerset

LAMP
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LAMP within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 31 October 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
Bath -5 11 £30,000 - 6
Street - 5 £60,000 -
Yeovil - 2 £20,000 -
Bridgwater - 2 £42,500 -
LAMP
South West

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Somerset 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 35 (79.55%) PHP
2 31 (70.45%) HTML
2 31 (70.45%) JavaScript
3 30 (68.18%) MySQL
4 27 (61.36%) CSS
4 27 (61.36%) Linux
5 25 (56.82%) OO
6 23 (52.27%) Apache
7 20 (45.45%) jQuery
8 19 (43.18%) Internet
8 19 (43.18%) Git (software)
9 18 (40.91%) Zend
10 17 (38.64%) SOAP
10 17 (38.64%) Web Services
10 17 (38.64%) XML
10 17 (38.64%) Open Source
11 15 (34.09%) XHTML
11 15 (34.09%) Web Development
11 15 (34.09%) Subversion
11 15 (34.09%) Agile Software Development
12 14 (31.82%) JSON
12 14 (31.82%) MVC
13 12 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
13 12 (27.27%) TDD
13 12 (27.27%) REST
13 12 (27.27%) Symfony
14 11 (25.00%) XML-RPC
14 11 (25.00%) Zend Framework
14 11 (25.00%) CakePHP
14 11 (25.00%) Ruby

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Somerset 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 23 (52.27%) Apache
2 6 (13.64%) Node.js
3 5 (11.36%) Drupal
Communications & Networking
1 19 (43.18%) Internet
2 3 (6.82%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (68.18%) MySQL
2 6 (13.64%) NoSQL
2 6 (13.64%) Redis
Development Applications
1 19 (43.18%) Git (software)
2 15 (34.09%) Subversion
General
1 10 (22.73%) Advertising
2 4 (9.09%) Marketing
2 4 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 41 (93.18%) Developer
2 28 (63.64%) PHP Developer
3 23 (52.27%) Web Developer
4 21 (47.73%) PHP Web Developer
5 17 (38.64%) Applications Developer
6 11 (25.00%) Web Applications Developer
7 8 (18.18%) PHP LAMP Developer
8 7 (15.91%) LAMP Developer
9 6 (13.64%) Senior Applications Developer
9 6 (13.64%) Senior Developer
10 3 (6.82%) PHP MySQL Developer
11 2 (4.55%) Programmer
11 2 (4.55%) Junior Developer
11 2 (4.55%) PHP Programmer
11 2 (4.55%) Junior Web Developer
11 2 (4.55%) Junior
12 1 (2.27%) Software Developer
12 1 (2.27%) Software Team Leader
12 1 (2.27%) Operations Manager
12 1 (2.27%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (70.45%) HTML
2 27 (61.36%) CSS
3 20 (45.45%) jQuery
4 17 (38.64%) SOAP
4 17 (38.64%) Web Services
4 17 (38.64%) XML
5 15 (34.09%) XHTML
6 14 (31.82%) JSON
7 12 (27.27%) Symfony
7 12 (27.27%) REST
8 11 (25.00%) CakePHP
8 11 (25.00%) XML-RPC
8 11 (25.00%) Zend Framework
9 6 (13.64%) Backbone.js
9 6 (13.64%) AngularJS
10 5 (11.36%) Ajax
11 2 (4.55%) RESTful
11 2 (4.55%) XSLT
12 1 (2.27%) CodeIgniter
Miscellaneous
1 17 (38.64%) Open Source
2 11 (25.00%) W3C
3 6 (13.64%) Mobile App
4 3 (6.82%) Clustering
5 1 (2.27%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 27 (61.36%) Linux
2 11 (25.00%) Ubuntu
3 2 (4.55%) Windows
3 2 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.27%) CentOS
4 1 (2.27%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (56.82%) OO
2 15 (34.09%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (34.09%) Web Development
3 14 (31.82%) MVC
4 12 (27.27%) TDD
4 12 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (25.00%) Risk Management
6 10 (22.73%) OO PHP
7 6 (13.64%) BDD
8 4 (9.09%) Software Engineering
9 3 (6.82%) OOP
9 3 (6.82%) Waterfall
10 2 (4.55%) Performance Monitoring
10 2 (4.55%) Line Management
10 2 (4.55%) Mentoring
10 2 (4.55%) Coaching
10 2 (4.55%) Load Balancing
11 1 (2.27%) Resource Management
11 1 (2.27%) Performance Management
11 1 (2.27%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 35 (79.55%) PHP
2 31 (70.45%) JavaScript
3 11 (25.00%) Java
3 11 (25.00%) Python
3 11 (25.00%) ECMAScript
3 11 (25.00%) Ruby
4 2 (4.55%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 10 (22.73%) Degree
2 2 (4.55%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) Nagios
1 1 (2.27%) Munin
Vendors
1 18 (40.91%) Zend
2 3 (6.82%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.27%) Microsoft
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