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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 36 49 73
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +24
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 26 24 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 5.33% 3.86% 0.87%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.35% 7.32% 1.92%
Number of salaries quoted 25 24 6
Average salary £32,500 £29,000 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.06% -7.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,700 £20,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £45,000 £56,250
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
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
229 328 312
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 46.93% 52.73% 45.22%
Number of salaries quoted 218 292 301
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

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 28 January 2015.

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 28 January 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
Bath +19 25 £33,000 +65.00% 7
Clevedon - 1 £30,000 - 1
LAMP
South West

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 33 (70.21%) PHP
2 30 (63.83%) MySQL
2 30 (63.83%) CSS
3 29 (61.70%) HTML
4 27 (57.45%) JavaScript
5 24 (51.06%) Linux
5 24 (51.06%) OO
6 19 (40.43%) Apache
6 19 (40.43%) Zend
7 18 (38.30%) Internet
8 17 (36.17%) Git (software)
8 17 (36.17%) OO PHP
9 16 (34.04%) Degree
10 15 (31.91%) Agile Software Development
11 14 (29.79%) TDD
11 14 (29.79%) Continuous Integration
12 12 (25.53%) Ajax
12 12 (25.53%) REST
13 11 (23.40%) Mobile App
13 11 (23.40%) MVC
14 9 (19.15%) Clustering
14 9 (19.15%) JSON
14 9 (19.15%) VoIP
14 9 (19.15%) Open Source
15 8 (17.02%) jQuery
15 8 (17.02%) Performance Monitoring
15 8 (17.02%) Advertising
16 7 (14.89%) Perl
16 7 (14.89%) PHP5
17 6 (12.77%) Munin

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 19 (40.43%) Apache
2 5 (10.64%) Node.js
3 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.13%) CMS
3 1 (2.13%) lighttpd
Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 18 (38.30%) Internet
2 9 (19.15%) VoIP
3 1 (2.13%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (63.83%) MySQL
2 5 (10.64%) NoSQL
2 5 (10.64%) Redis
3 4 (8.51%) SQLite
3 4 (8.51%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 17 (36.17%) Git (software)
2 3 (6.38%) Subversion
3 2 (4.26%) JIRA
3 2 (4.26%) PHPUnit
4 1 (2.13%) Redmine
General
1 8 (17.02%) Advertising
2 3 (6.38%) Marketing
3 2 (4.26%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.13%) Finance
4 1 (2.13%) Games
Job Titles
1 38 (80.85%) Developer
2 29 (61.70%) PHP Developer
3 18 (38.30%) Web Developer
4 14 (29.79%) PHP Web Developer
5 8 (17.02%) Senior Developer
6 7 (14.89%) Applications Developer
6 7 (14.89%) PHP LAMP Developer
7 5 (10.64%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 5 (10.64%) Senior Applications Developer
8 3 (6.38%) LAMP Developer
9 2 (4.26%) Junior
9 2 (4.26%) Web Applications Developer
9 2 (4.26%) Junior Web Developer
9 2 (4.26%) Senior Web Developer
9 2 (4.26%) Junior Developer
10 1 (2.13%) Programmer
10 1 (2.13%) Operations Manager
10 1 (2.13%) Systems Manager
10 1 (2.13%) PHP Programmer
10 1 (2.13%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (63.83%) CSS
2 29 (61.70%) HTML
3 12 (25.53%) Ajax
3 12 (25.53%) REST
4 9 (19.15%) JSON
5 8 (17.02%) jQuery
6 6 (12.77%) Web Services
7 5 (10.64%) Symfony
7 5 (10.64%) Zend Framework
7 5 (10.64%) Backbone.js
7 5 (10.64%) AngularJS
8 4 (8.51%) SOAP
9 3 (6.38%) XML
9 3 (6.38%) XHTML
9 3 (6.38%) CodeIgniter
9 3 (6.38%) Laravel
10 2 (4.26%) CakePHP
10 2 (4.26%) XML-RPC
11 1 (2.13%) Middleware
11 1 (2.13%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 11 (23.40%) Mobile App
2 9 (19.15%) Clustering
2 9 (19.15%) Open Source
3 2 (4.26%) W3C
3 2 (4.26%) Replication
3 2 (4.26%) User Experience
4 1 (2.13%) Social Media
4 1 (2.13%) IPTV
4 1 (2.13%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (2.13%) Wiki
4 1 (2.13%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 24 (51.06%) Linux
2 2 (4.26%) Debian
2 2 (4.26%) Ubuntu
2 2 (4.26%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (51.06%) OO
2 17 (36.17%) OO PHP
3 15 (31.91%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (29.79%) TDD
4 14 (29.79%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (23.40%) MVC
6 8 (17.02%) Performance Monitoring
7 5 (10.64%) BDD
8 4 (8.51%) Web Development
8 4 (8.51%) OOP
9 2 (4.26%) Risk Management
9 2 (4.26%) Change Management
10 1 (2.13%) Resource Management
10 1 (2.13%) Email Marketing
10 1 (2.13%) System Testing
10 1 (2.13%) Data Protection
10 1 (2.13%) Software Engineering
10 1 (2.13%) ITIL
10 1 (2.13%) Project Management
10 1 (2.13%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 33 (70.21%) PHP
2 27 (57.45%) JavaScript
3 7 (14.89%) Perl
3 7 (14.89%) PHP5
4 6 (12.77%) Objective-C
5 2 (4.26%) Ruby
5 2 (4.26%) PHP4
5 2 (4.26%) Python
5 2 (4.26%) ECMAScript
5 2 (4.26%) Java
6 1 (2.13%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 16 (34.04%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) SLA
2 1 (2.13%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 6 (12.77%) Nagios
1 6 (12.77%) Munin
2 1 (2.13%) cPanel
Vendors
1 19 (40.43%) Zend
2 5 (10.64%) Facebook
2 5 (10.64%) Twitter
3 4 (8.51%) Google
4 2 (4.26%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.26%) Red Hat
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