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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 59 47 58
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +11
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 20 15 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 2.60% 2.70% 1.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.19% 6.67% 2.34%
Number of salaries quoted 20 14 8
Average salary £35,000 £20,000 £23,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+75.00% -15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £20,000 £20,350
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £30,000 £57,500
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
323 225 342
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 41.95% 40.47% 54.29%
Number of salaries quoted 274 206 328
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £22,600
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 23 September 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 23 September 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 -16 8 £30,000 +50.00% 3
Street -7 5 £60,000 +71.42% 1
Bridgwater - 3 £45,000 -
Frome - 2 £37,500 -
Yeovil - 2 £20,000 - 1
LAMP
South West

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 40 (88.89%) PHP
2 33 (73.33%) HTML
3 32 (71.11%) JavaScript
4 31 (68.89%) MySQL
5 29 (64.44%) CSS
6 28 (62.22%) OO
7 26 (57.78%) Linux
8 24 (53.33%) Apache
9 22 (48.89%) jQuery
10 21 (46.67%) Zend
11 20 (44.44%) Internet
12 19 (42.22%) Web Services
12 19 (42.22%) Agile Software Development
13 18 (40.00%) SOAP
13 18 (40.00%) Git (software)
14 17 (37.78%) XML
15 16 (35.56%) JSON
15 16 (35.56%) Open Source
16 15 (33.33%) Web Development
16 15 (33.33%) Subversion
16 15 (33.33%) XHTML
17 14 (31.11%) MVC
17 14 (31.11%) TDD
17 14 (31.11%) Continuous Integration
18 13 (28.89%) OO PHP
19 12 (26.67%) Symfony
20 11 (24.44%) Degree
20 11 (24.44%) Ubuntu
20 11 (24.44%) Zend Framework
20 11 (24.44%) CakePHP

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 24 (53.33%) Apache
2 7 (15.56%) Drupal
3 5 (11.11%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 20 (44.44%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (68.89%) MySQL
2 5 (11.11%) NoSQL
2 5 (11.11%) Redis
Development Applications
1 18 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 15 (33.33%) Subversion
General
1 9 (20.00%) Advertising
2 4 (8.89%) Marketing
2 4 (8.89%) Telecoms
2 4 (8.89%) Finance
Job Titles
1 44 (97.78%) Developer
2 31 (68.89%) PHP Developer
3 26 (57.78%) Web Developer
4 24 (53.33%) PHP Web Developer
5 16 (35.56%) Applications Developer
6 11 (24.44%) Web Applications Developer
7 9 (20.00%) Senior Developer
8 8 (17.78%) LAMP Developer
8 8 (17.78%) PHP LAMP Developer
9 5 (11.11%) Senior Applications Developer
10 4 (8.89%) Senior PHP Developer
10 4 (8.89%) Senior PHP Web Developer
10 4 (8.89%) Senior Web Developer
11 3 (6.67%) PHP MySQL Developer
12 2 (4.44%) Software Team Leader
12 2 (4.44%) Team Leader
12 2 (4.44%) Software Developer
12 2 (4.44%) Junior
12 2 (4.44%) Programmer
12 2 (4.44%) PHP Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (73.33%) HTML
2 29 (64.44%) CSS
3 22 (48.89%) jQuery
4 19 (42.22%) Web Services
5 18 (40.00%) SOAP
6 17 (37.78%) XML
7 16 (35.56%) JSON
8 15 (33.33%) XHTML
9 12 (26.67%) Symfony
10 11 (24.44%) Zend Framework
10 11 (24.44%) XML-RPC
10 11 (24.44%) REST
10 11 (24.44%) CakePHP
11 7 (15.56%) Ajax
12 5 (11.11%) Backbone.js
12 5 (11.11%) AngularJS
13 2 (4.44%) RESTful
13 2 (4.44%) XSLT
14 1 (2.22%) CodeIgniter
Miscellaneous
1 16 (35.56%) Open Source
2 11 (24.44%) W3C
3 9 (20.00%) Mobile App
4 4 (8.89%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 26 (57.78%) Linux
2 11 (24.44%) Ubuntu
3 2 (4.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (4.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (62.22%) OO
2 19 (42.22%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (33.33%) Web Development
4 14 (31.11%) TDD
4 14 (31.11%) MVC
4 14 (31.11%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (28.89%) OO PHP
6 11 (24.44%) Risk Management
7 5 (11.11%) Waterfall
7 5 (11.11%) BDD
8 4 (8.89%) Software Engineering
9 3 (6.67%) Coaching
9 3 (6.67%) OOP
10 2 (4.44%) Line Management
10 2 (4.44%) Mentoring
10 2 (4.44%) Performance Management
10 2 (4.44%) Load Balancing
11 1 (2.22%) Project Management
11 1 (2.22%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (88.89%) PHP
2 32 (71.11%) JavaScript
3 11 (24.44%) Java
3 11 (24.44%) Python
3 11 (24.44%) ECMAScript
3 11 (24.44%) Ruby
4 2 (4.44%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 11 (24.44%) Degree
2 2 (4.44%) HND
Vendors
1 21 (46.67%) Zend
2 2 (4.44%) Red Hat
Bath, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 to £35000 per annum - excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bath, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £38000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bath, Avon
Heat Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Yeovil, Somerset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £22500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool Street
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago