The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 151 127 142
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +15
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 76 86 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.23% 1.66% 1.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.90% 3.83% 3.51%
Number of salaries quoted 68 81 75
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 £27,500 £20,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £55,000 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
LAMP
England

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 South West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2625 2245 2137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 42.34% 43.38% 37.92%
Number of salaries quoted 2235 1986 1948
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 £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 £37,500 +87.50% 4
Bristol -5 17 £33,750 - 7
Dorset -11 15 £37,500 +11.94% 2
Gloucestershire -4 9 £28,000 -37.77% 2
Wiltshire -5 9 £30,500 -11.59% 3
Devon -23 3 £23,500 +14.63% 1
LAMP
England

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 138 (87.90%) PHP
2 123 (78.34%) MySQL
3 95 (60.51%) Linux
4 85 (54.14%) HTML
5 82 (52.23%) JavaScript
5 82 (52.23%) CSS
6 59 (37.58%) Git (software)
7 56 (35.67%) jQuery
8 48 (30.57%) MVC
9 43 (27.39%) Subversion
9 43 (27.39%) OO
10 41 (26.11%) Apache
11 38 (24.20%) PHP5
12 37 (23.57%) Zend
13 36 (22.93%) Drupal
14 35 (22.29%) Open Source
15 34 (21.66%) Web Development
16 33 (21.02%) Python
17 32 (20.38%) JSON
18 31 (19.75%) OOP
19 29 (18.47%) SOAP
19 29 (18.47%) SQL
19 29 (18.47%) Ajax
20 26 (16.56%) XML
21 25 (15.92%) Web Services
22 24 (15.29%) Java
22 24 (15.29%) Internet
23 23 (14.65%) Telecoms
24 21 (13.38%) RESTful
24 21 (13.38%) TDD

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 41 (26.11%) Apache
2 36 (22.93%) Drupal
3 18 (11.46%) WordPress
4 14 (8.92%) CMS
5 5 (3.18%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.91%) Node.js
7 2 (1.27%) IIS
7 2 (1.27%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (1.27%) Joomla!
8 1 (0.64%) Confluence
8 1 (0.64%) MediaWiki
8 1 (0.64%) nginx
8 1 (0.64%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (1.27%) Photoshop
1 2 (1.27%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (5.73%) Magento
2 4 (2.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.64%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.10%) SaaS
2 4 (2.55%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (15.29%) Internet
2 10 (6.37%) LDAP
3 8 (5.10%) Ethernet
3 8 (5.10%) Fibre Channel
3 8 (5.10%) iSCSI
4 5 (3.18%) SAN
5 4 (2.55%) DNS
6 1 (0.64%) OpenVPN
6 1 (0.64%) NAS
6 1 (0.64%) Network Security
6 1 (0.64%) OSPF
6 1 (0.64%) BGP
6 1 (0.64%) EIGRP
6 1 (0.64%) IPv6
6 1 (0.64%) VPN
6 1 (0.64%) LAN
6 1 (0.64%) WAN
6 1 (0.64%) SMTP
6 1 (0.64%) Firewall
6 1 (0.64%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 123 (78.34%) MySQL
2 10 (6.37%) Relational Database
3 9 (5.73%) RDBMS
4 8 (5.10%) SQL Server
5 6 (3.82%) MongoDB
6 4 (2.55%) Redis
6 4 (2.55%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.64%) Couchbase
7 1 (0.64%) MariaDB
7 1 (0.64%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 59 (37.58%) Git (software)
2 43 (27.39%) Subversion
3 3 (1.91%) PHPUnit
4 2 (1.27%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.27%) PEAR
4 2 (1.27%) Selenium
4 2 (1.27%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 2 (1.27%) Xdebug
5 1 (0.64%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.64%) Hudson
5 1 (0.64%) JIRA
5 1 (0.64%) Bugzilla
General
1 23 (14.65%) Telecoms
2 11 (7.01%) Marketing
3 10 (6.37%) Finance
4 7 (4.46%) Advertising
5 4 (2.55%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.55%) Electronics
6 2 (1.27%) Games
7 1 (0.64%) Publishing
7 1 (0.64%) Retail
Job Titles
1 128 (81.53%) Developer
2 100 (63.69%) PHP Developer
3 32 (20.38%) Web Developer
4 31 (19.75%) Senior Developer
5 28 (17.83%) PHP LAMP Developer
6 27 (17.20%) PHP Web Developer
7 22 (14.01%) Senior PHP Developer
8 19 (12.10%) Programmer
9 17 (10.83%) PHP Programmer
9 17 (10.83%) LAMP Developer
10 14 (8.92%) Applications Developer
11 12 (7.64%) PHP MySQL Developer
12 11 (7.01%) Web Applications Developer
13 10 (6.37%) Junior Developer
13 10 (6.37%) Junior
14 9 (5.73%) Lead Developer
15 8 (5.10%) Support Specialist
15 8 (5.10%) IT Support Specialist
15 8 (5.10%) IT Support
15 8 (5.10%) Lead PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (54.14%) HTML
2 82 (52.23%) CSS
3 56 (35.67%) jQuery
4 32 (20.38%) JSON
5 29 (18.47%) SOAP
5 29 (18.47%) Ajax
6 26 (16.56%) XML
7 25 (15.92%) Web Services
8 21 (13.38%) RESTful
9 19 (12.10%) XHTML
9 19 (12.10%) HTML5
9 19 (12.10%) CSS3
10 18 (11.46%) Symfony
11 15 (9.55%) CakePHP
12 12 (7.64%) XML-RPC
12 12 (7.64%) Zend Framework
13 11 (7.01%) CodeIgniter
14 10 (6.37%) REST
14 10 (6.37%) Laravel
15 6 (3.82%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 35 (22.29%) Open Source
2 16 (10.19%) Digital Media
3 12 (7.64%) W3C
3 12 (7.64%) Mobile App
4 4 (2.55%) DTV
4 4 (2.55%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.64%) Wiki
5 1 (0.64%) iPhone
5 1 (0.64%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 95 (60.51%) Linux
2 20 (12.74%) Windows
3 14 (8.92%) Ubuntu
4 9 (5.73%) Mac OS X
5 8 (5.10%) Solaris
6 7 (4.46%) CentOS
7 6 (3.82%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (3.82%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (3.18%) Fedora
9 3 (1.91%) Apple iOS
9 3 (1.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (1.27%) Android
11 1 (0.64%) UNIX
11 1 (0.64%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.64%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (30.57%) MVC
2 43 (27.39%) OO
3 34 (21.66%) Web Development
4 31 (19.75%) OOP
5 21 (13.38%) TDD
6 18 (11.46%) OO PHP
7 17 (10.83%) Software Engineering
8 16 (10.19%) Scrum
8 16 (10.19%) E-Commerce
9 14 (8.92%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (7.64%) Risk Management
11 11 (7.01%) Agile Software Development
12 9 (5.73%) Configuration Management
13 8 (5.10%) Identity Management
13 8 (5.10%) Unit Testing
13 8 (5.10%) Release Management
14 7 (4.46%) Web Application Development
14 7 (4.46%) Capacity Planning
15 6 (3.82%) Waterfall
15 6 (3.82%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 138 (87.90%) PHP
2 82 (52.23%) JavaScript
3 38 (24.20%) PHP5
4 33 (21.02%) Python
5 29 (18.47%) SQL
6 24 (15.29%) Java
7 18 (11.46%) Ruby
8 12 (7.64%) ECMAScript
9 10 (6.37%) Bash Shell
10 4 (2.55%) VB.NET
11 2 (1.27%) Objective-C
11 2 (1.27%) C#
11 2 (1.27%) Perl
11 2 (1.27%) PHP4
12 1 (0.64%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 16 (10.19%) Degree
2 6 (3.82%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (3.82%) CCNA
3 2 (1.27%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.64%) ISO 9001
1 1 (0.64%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 10 (6.37%) Samba
1 10 (6.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (5.73%) NFS
3 8 (5.10%) GPFS
3 8 (5.10%) Xen
4 1 (0.64%) Postfix
4 1 (0.64%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (5.10%) Bcfg2
2 3 (1.91%) Plesk
3 2 (1.27%) Nagios
3 2 (1.27%) Puppet
4 1 (0.64%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 37 (23.57%) Zend
2 16 (10.19%) VMware
3 8 (5.10%) Red Hat
4 4 (2.55%) SAP
5 3 (1.91%) Microsoft
6 2 (1.27%) HP
6 2 (1.27%) NETGEAR
6 2 (1.27%) Sitecore
6 2 (1.27%) Facebook
6 2 (1.27%) Vyatta
7 1 (0.64%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.64%) Citrix
7 1 (0.64%) Cisco
Bristol, Avon
Evosearch Limited
Salary: £20k - 35k per year
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Nuepc
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 to £35000 per annum - excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Devon
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £18k - 22k per year + Pension and Training
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £38000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £25000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Biddestone, Chippenham, Wiltshire (SN14)
Guru Careers
Salary: £25 - 40k (DOE) + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Usay Compare
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Liverpool Street
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Swindon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Bristol, South West, United Kingdom
NCT
Salary: Up to £30,000 pa
Posted: 16 days ago
Bristol
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Bristol
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Bournemouth
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago