The first table below looks at the demand for LAMP skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LAMP over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the South West region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 154 132 143
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +11
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 72 84 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.18% 1.60% 1.34%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.70% 3.64% 3.21%
Number of salaries quoted 65 74 74
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,200 £20,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £55,000 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2663 2309 2302
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 43.61% 44.08% 41.57%
Number of salaries quoted 2296 2075 2080
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
LAMP
England

LAMP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

LAMP Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

LAMP
Salary Trend in the South West

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

LAMP Salary Trend in the South West

LAMP
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LAMP across the South West region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

LAMP Salary Histogram in the South West

LAMP
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LAMP within the South West region over the 3 months to 25 July 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
Somerset -15 23 £45,000 +63.63% 6
Bristol -11 18 £42,500 +21.42% 4
Gloucestershire -1 10 £35,000 -22.22% 1
Dorset -2 10 £37,500 +25.00% 8
Wiltshire +1 9 £30,500 -10.29% 2
Devon -17 2 £28,000 +36.58% 1
LAMP
England

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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.

1 136 (87.18%) PHP
2 126 (80.77%) MySQL
3 91 (58.33%) Linux
4 82 (52.56%) HTML
5 81 (51.92%) CSS
6 80 (51.28%) JavaScript
7 56 (35.90%) jQuery
8 53 (33.97%) Git (software)
9 47 (30.13%) MVC
10 46 (29.49%) Subversion
11 43 (27.56%) Apache
12 39 (25.00%) OO
12 39 (25.00%) Drupal
13 38 (24.36%) Zend
13 38 (24.36%) PHP5
13 38 (24.36%) Web Development
14 35 (22.44%) Python
15 33 (21.15%) JSON
16 32 (20.51%) Open Source
17 31 (19.87%) Ajax
18 27 (17.31%) OOP
19 26 (16.67%) SQL
20 25 (16.03%) XML
21 24 (15.38%) WordPress
21 24 (15.38%) SOAP
21 24 (15.38%) Web Services
21 24 (15.38%) Internet
22 23 (14.74%) Telecoms
23 22 (14.10%) Java
23 22 (14.10%) Windows

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 43 (27.56%) Apache
2 39 (25.00%) Drupal
3 24 (15.38%) WordPress
4 14 (8.97%) CMS
5 5 (3.21%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.92%) Joomla!
6 3 (1.92%) nginx
7 2 (1.28%) Gunicorn
8 1 (0.64%) Confluence
8 1 (0.64%) Node.js
8 1 (0.64%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 4 (2.56%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.64%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 10 (6.41%) Magento
2 3 (1.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.64%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.49%) SaaS
2 5 (3.21%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.28%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (15.38%) Internet
2 10 (6.41%) LDAP
3 8 (5.13%) Ethernet
3 8 (5.13%) iSCSI
3 8 (5.13%) Fibre Channel
4 5 (3.21%) SAN
5 4 (2.56%) DNS
6 1 (0.64%) IPv6
6 1 (0.64%) VPN
6 1 (0.64%) LAN
6 1 (0.64%) VoIP
6 1 (0.64%) WAN
6 1 (0.64%) SMTP
6 1 (0.64%) NAS
6 1 (0.64%) OpenVPN
6 1 (0.64%) OSPF
6 1 (0.64%) BGP
6 1 (0.64%) EIGRP
6 1 (0.64%) Firewall
6 1 (0.64%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 126 (80.77%) MySQL
2 8 (5.13%) Relational Database
3 7 (4.49%) RDBMS
4 6 (3.85%) SQL Server
5 5 (3.21%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.28%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.28%) Redis
8 1 (0.64%) Couchbase
8 1 (0.64%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 53 (33.97%) Git (software)
2 46 (29.49%) Subversion
3 5 (3.21%) PHPUnit
4 4 (2.56%) PEAR
5 2 (1.28%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 2 (1.28%) Xdebug
6 1 (0.64%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.64%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.64%) Hudson
6 1 (0.64%) JIRA
General
1 23 (14.74%) Telecoms
2 10 (6.41%) Finance
3 9 (5.77%) Marketing
4 3 (1.92%) Electronics
4 3 (1.92%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.92%) Advertising
5 2 (1.28%) Publishing
5 2 (1.28%) Games
5 2 (1.28%) Retail
Job Titles
1 121 (77.56%) Developer
2 97 (62.18%) PHP Developer
3 29 (18.59%) Web Developer
3 29 (18.59%) PHP LAMP Developer
4 28 (17.95%) Senior Developer
5 25 (16.03%) PHP Web Developer
6 22 (14.10%) Senior PHP Developer
7 20 (12.82%) Programmer
8 18 (11.54%) PHP Programmer
9 17 (10.90%) PHP MySQL Developer
10 14 (8.97%) Lead Developer
11 12 (7.69%) Applications Developer
11 12 (7.69%) LAMP Developer
12 11 (7.05%) Lead PHP Developer
12 11 (7.05%) Web Applications Developer
13 8 (5.13%) IT Support Specialist
13 8 (5.13%) Support Engineer
13 8 (5.13%) Support Specialist
13 8 (5.13%) IT Support
13 8 (5.13%) Lead Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (52.56%) HTML
2 81 (51.92%) CSS
3 56 (35.90%) jQuery
4 33 (21.15%) JSON
5 31 (19.87%) Ajax
6 25 (16.03%) XML
7 24 (15.38%) SOAP
7 24 (15.38%) Web Services
8 20 (12.82%) CSS3
9 18 (11.54%) RESTful
9 18 (11.54%) HTML5
9 18 (11.54%) Symfony
9 18 (11.54%) XHTML
10 15 (9.62%) CakePHP
11 14 (8.97%) Zend Framework
12 12 (7.69%) XML-RPC
13 11 (7.05%) CodeIgniter
14 10 (6.41%) Laravel
15 6 (3.85%) REST
15 6 (3.85%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 32 (20.51%) Open Source
2 18 (11.54%) Digital Media
3 14 (8.97%) W3C
4 10 (6.41%) Mobile App
5 6 (3.85%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.92%) DTV
7 2 (1.28%) Replication
8 1 (0.64%) Clustering
8 1 (0.64%) Mobile Games
8 1 (0.64%) Wiki
8 1 (0.64%) iPhone
8 1 (0.64%) Social Media
8 1 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.64%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 91 (58.33%) Linux
2 22 (14.10%) Windows
3 14 (8.97%) Ubuntu
4 9 (5.77%) Mac OS X
5 8 (5.13%) Solaris
6 7 (4.49%) CentOS
7 6 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (3.21%) Fedora
9 3 (1.92%) UNIX
9 3 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (1.28%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.64%) Android
11 1 (0.64%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.64%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (30.13%) MVC
2 39 (25.00%) OO
3 38 (24.36%) Web Development
4 27 (17.31%) OOP
5 21 (13.46%) E-Commerce
6 20 (12.82%) TDD
7 19 (12.18%) Scrum
8 16 (10.26%) Software Engineering
9 15 (9.62%) Web Application Development
9 15 (9.62%) OO PHP
10 12 (7.69%) Risk Management
11 11 (7.05%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (6.41%) Continuous Integration
13 9 (5.77%) Configuration Management
14 8 (5.13%) Identity Management
14 8 (5.13%) Release Management
15 7 (4.49%) Capacity Planning
16 6 (3.85%) Waterfall
17 5 (3.21%) Unit Testing
18 4 (2.56%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 136 (87.18%) PHP
2 80 (51.28%) JavaScript
3 38 (24.36%) PHP5
4 35 (22.44%) Python
5 26 (16.67%) SQL
6 22 (14.10%) Java
7 18 (11.54%) Ruby
8 12 (7.69%) ECMAScript
9 10 (6.41%) Bash Shell
10 4 (2.56%) VB.NET
11 3 (1.92%) Perl
11 3 (1.92%) PHP4
12 2 (1.28%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.64%) C#
13 1 (0.64%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 21 (13.46%) Degree
2 6 (3.85%) CCNA
2 6 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (1.28%) HND
4 1 (0.64%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.64%) ISO 9001
1 1 (0.64%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 10 (6.41%) Samba
1 10 (6.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (5.77%) NFS
3 8 (5.13%) GPFS
3 8 (5.13%) Xen
4 1 (0.64%) Postfix
4 1 (0.64%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (5.13%) Bcfg2
2 3 (1.92%) Nagios
2 3 (1.92%) Plesk
3 2 (1.28%) Puppet
4 1 (0.64%) ZABBIX
4 1 (0.64%) Munin
Vendors
1 38 (24.36%) Zend
2 16 (10.26%) VMware
3 8 (5.13%) Red Hat
4 3 (1.92%) SAP
5 2 (1.28%) HP
5 2 (1.28%) Vyatta
5 2 (1.28%) NETGEAR
5 2 (1.28%) Facebook
6 1 (0.64%) Twitter
6 1 (0.64%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.64%) Citrix
6 1 (0.64%) Sage
6 1 (0.64%) Cisco
6 1 (0.64%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.64%) Adobe
Gloucestershire
Yoh
Posted: 9 hours ago
Dorset
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 to £50000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Plymouth, Devon
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bournemouth
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bridgwater, Somerset
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + bens
Posted: 14 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Frome
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 to £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
ARM Technology
Salary: £25 - £35 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath, Avon
Heat Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bath, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Dorset
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 to £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth
NuEPC Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Christchurch, Dorset
Cotterell-gifford
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Christchurch, Dorset
Cotterell-gifford
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bournemouth
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Bristol
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits: Pension, Healthcare, Flexible Hours
Posted: 17 days ago
Liverpool Street
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago