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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 51 58 54
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -4
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 14 21 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 2.54% 2.83% 1.89%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.03% 5.07% 4.72%
Number of salaries quoted 13 21 12
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -40.90%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
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
232 414 254
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 42.11% 55.87% 39.94%
Number of salaries quoted 203 374 236
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +12 9 £35,000 +7.69%
Street - 4 £48,750 -
LAMP
South West

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 39 (86.67%) PHP
1 39 (86.67%) MySQL
2 29 (64.44%) Linux
3 28 (62.22%) JavaScript
4 25 (55.56%) Git (software)
5 23 (51.11%) OO PHP
5 23 (51.11%) CSS
6 22 (48.89%) OO
6 22 (48.89%) Apache
6 22 (48.89%) Ajax
7 21 (46.67%) HTML
8 18 (40.00%) JSON
9 17 (37.78%) PHP5
9 17 (37.78%) REST
10 15 (33.33%) OOP
11 14 (31.11%) Perl
11 14 (31.11%) MVC
12 13 (28.89%) Zend
13 12 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
13 12 (26.67%) Objective-C
14 11 (24.44%) Facebook
14 11 (24.44%) Twitter
15 10 (22.22%) Apache Cassandra
15 10 (22.22%) SQLite
15 10 (22.22%) Degree
15 10 (22.22%) Google
16 9 (20.00%) Internet
17 8 (17.78%) Web Services
17 8 (17.78%) TDD
18 7 (15.56%) jQuery

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 22 (48.89%) Apache
2 2 (4.44%) lighttpd
2 2 (4.44%) CMS
2 2 (4.44%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.22%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.22%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) PaaS
1 1 (2.22%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.00%) Internet
2 5 (11.11%) VoIP
3 4 (8.89%) Unified Communications
3 4 (8.89%) HTTP
4 1 (2.22%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (86.67%) MySQL
2 10 (22.22%) Apache Cassandra
2 10 (22.22%) SQLite
3 1 (2.22%) Redis
3 1 (2.22%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.22%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 25 (55.56%) Git (software)
2 7 (15.56%) PHPUnit
3 5 (11.11%) Subversion
4 3 (6.67%) JIRA
5 1 (2.22%) Redmine
General
1 5 (11.11%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.67%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.44%) Advertising
3 2 (4.44%) Marketing
4 1 (2.22%) Games
4 1 (2.22%) Finance
4 1 (2.22%) Electronics
4 1 (2.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 38 (84.44%) Developer
2 34 (75.56%) PHP Developer
3 14 (31.11%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 10 (22.22%) PHP LAMP Developer
5 9 (20.00%) Web Developer
5 9 (20.00%) Senior Developer
6 6 (13.33%) Junior PHP Developer
6 6 (13.33%) Senior PHP Developer
6 6 (13.33%) Junior Developer
6 6 (13.33%) Junior
7 5 (11.11%) PHP Web Developer
8 3 (6.67%) Senior Web Developer
9 1 (2.22%) Technical Leader
9 1 (2.22%) LAMP Developer
9 1 (2.22%) Mid-Level PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (51.11%) CSS
2 22 (48.89%) Ajax
3 21 (46.67%) HTML
4 18 (40.00%) JSON
5 17 (37.78%) REST
6 8 (17.78%) Web Services
7 7 (15.56%) jQuery
8 5 (11.11%) SOAP
8 5 (11.11%) Symfony
9 4 (8.89%) CodeIgniter
9 4 (8.89%) Laravel
10 3 (6.67%) Zend Framework
11 2 (4.44%) Middleware
11 2 (4.44%) XML
12 1 (2.22%) Flash
12 1 (2.22%) Java EE
12 1 (2.22%) Spring
12 1 (2.22%) ActiveMQ
12 1 (2.22%) CakePHP
12 1 (2.22%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.33%) Mobile App
2 5 (11.11%) Clustering
3 3 (6.67%) User Experience
3 3 (6.67%) Open Source
4 2 (4.44%) Wiki
5 1 (2.22%) DTV
5 1 (2.22%) IPTV
5 1 (2.22%) Social Network
5 1 (2.22%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (2.22%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 29 (64.44%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (51.11%) OO PHP
2 22 (48.89%) OO
3 15 (33.33%) OOP
4 14 (31.11%) MVC
5 12 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (17.78%) TDD
7 5 (11.11%) Scrum
7 5 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
7 5 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (8.89%) Unit Testing
8 4 (8.89%) BDD
8 4 (8.89%) Web Development
9 1 (2.22%) Project Management
9 1 (2.22%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (2.22%) E-Commerce
9 1 (2.22%) Service Delivery
9 1 (2.22%) Automated Testing
9 1 (2.22%) Web Design
9 1 (2.22%) Programme Management
9 1 (2.22%) Email Marketing
Programming Languages
1 39 (86.67%) PHP
2 28 (62.22%) JavaScript
3 17 (37.78%) PHP5
4 14 (31.11%) Perl
5 12 (26.67%) Objective-C
6 6 (13.33%) Bash Shell
7 5 (11.11%) Java
8 4 (8.89%) C++
9 2 (4.44%) PHP4
10 1 (2.22%) Scala
10 1 (2.22%) Groovy
10 1 (2.22%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 10 (22.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (2.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 5 (11.11%) Nagios
1 5 (11.11%) Munin
2 1 (2.22%) cPanel
2 1 (2.22%) Ansible
Vendors
1 13 (28.89%) Zend
2 11 (24.44%) Facebook
2 11 (24.44%) Twitter
3 10 (22.22%) Google
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle
4 1 (2.22%) SAP
4 1 (2.22%) IBM
4 1 (2.22%) HP
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