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 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 165 156 172
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +16
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 75 71 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.18% 1.34% 0.72%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.84% 3.00% 1.84%
Number of salaries quoted 60 68 38
Average salary £30,000 £33,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £21,900
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £45,300
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
2641 2368 2121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 41.47% 44.80% 38.92%
Number of salaries quoted 2300 2138 1909
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 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
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 30 October 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 30 October 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
Bristol +2 26 £27,500 -15.38% 5
Somerset -1 20 £31,250 +4.16% 5
Gloucestershire -14 9 £30,000 -33.33% 7
Devon -16 7 £23,500 -12.96% 5
Dorset -24 7 £27,500 -26.66% 3
Wiltshire 0 6 £35,000 -12.50% 5
LAMP
England

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 October 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.

1 130 (86.67%) PHP
2 118 (78.67%) MySQL
3 91 (60.67%) HTML
3 91 (60.67%) Linux
4 90 (60.00%) JavaScript
5 87 (58.00%) CSS
6 58 (38.67%) Git (software)
7 52 (34.67%) jQuery
8 46 (30.67%) Apache
9 44 (29.33%) MVC
10 38 (25.33%) Subversion
10 38 (25.33%) OO
11 36 (24.00%) OOP
12 30 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
12 30 (20.00%) PHP5
13 29 (19.33%) Drupal
13 29 (19.33%) Open Source
14 28 (18.67%) Symfony
14 28 (18.67%) SOAP
15 27 (18.00%) XML
16 26 (17.33%) Zend
16 26 (17.33%) Web Development
17 25 (16.67%) JSON
18 23 (15.33%) SQL
19 22 (14.67%) Java
19 22 (14.67%) Web Services
20 21 (14.00%) Python
21 20 (13.33%) Internet
21 20 (13.33%) Marketing
21 20 (13.33%) RESTful

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 46 (30.67%) Apache
2 29 (19.33%) Drupal
3 15 (10.00%) CMS
4 13 (8.67%) WordPress
5 7 (4.67%) Umbraco
6 6 (4.00%) Node.js
7 5 (3.33%) ExpressionEngine
7 5 (3.33%) IIS
8 4 (2.67%) Sitecore CMS
8 4 (2.67%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.67%) Joomla!
9 1 (0.67%) nginx
9 1 (0.67%) Confluence
9 1 (0.67%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 3 (2.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.67%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (4.00%) Magento
2 3 (2.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.67%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.67%) SaaS
2 3 (2.00%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.33%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 20 (13.33%) Internet
2 7 (4.67%) Ethernet
3 3 (2.00%) DNS
3 3 (2.00%) VoIP
4 2 (1.33%) LDAP
4 2 (1.33%) Firewall
5 1 (0.67%) IPsec
5 1 (0.67%) Network Security
5 1 (0.67%) NAS
5 1 (0.67%) OpenVPN
5 1 (0.67%) OSPF
5 1 (0.67%) BGP
5 1 (0.67%) EIGRP
5 1 (0.67%) LAN
5 1 (0.67%) WAN
5 1 (0.67%) SMTP
5 1 (0.67%) IPv6
5 1 (0.67%) SAN
5 1 (0.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 118 (78.67%) MySQL
2 10 (6.67%) SQL Server
3 9 (6.00%) Relational Database
4 8 (5.33%) NoSQL
4 8 (5.33%) Redis
5 6 (4.00%) RDBMS
6 4 (2.67%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.33%) Couchbase
8 1 (0.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 58 (38.67%) Git (software)
2 38 (25.33%) Subversion
3 4 (2.67%) Visual Studio
3 4 (2.67%) Selenium
4 1 (0.67%) Bugzilla
4 1 (0.67%) JIRA
4 1 (0.67%) PHPUnit
4 1 (0.67%) Hudson
4 1 (0.67%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.67%) Xdebug
General
1 20 (13.33%) Marketing
2 12 (8.00%) Advertising
3 9 (6.00%) Telecoms
3 9 (6.00%) Finance
4 4 (2.67%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.00%) Electronics
6 2 (1.33%) Games
7 1 (0.67%) Publishing
7 1 (0.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 136 (90.67%) Developer
2 100 (66.67%) PHP Developer
3 45 (30.00%) Web Developer
4 32 (21.33%) PHP Web Developer
5 30 (20.00%) Senior Developer
6 26 (17.33%) PHP LAMP Developer
7 19 (12.67%) Senior PHP Developer
8 18 (12.00%) LAMP Developer
9 17 (11.33%) Applications Developer
10 16 (10.67%) PHP MySQL Developer
11 11 (7.33%) Web Applications Developer
12 10 (6.67%) Programmer
13 8 (5.33%) Junior
13 8 (5.33%) Junior Developer
13 8 (5.33%) PHP Programmer
14 6 (4.00%) Senior Applications Developer
15 5 (3.33%) Systems Administrator
15 5 (3.33%) Lead Developer
15 5 (3.33%) Administrator
16 4 (2.67%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (60.67%) HTML
2 87 (58.00%) CSS
3 52 (34.67%) jQuery
4 28 (18.67%) SOAP
4 28 (18.67%) Symfony
5 27 (18.00%) XML
6 25 (16.67%) JSON
7 22 (14.67%) Web Services
8 20 (13.33%) RESTful
9 19 (12.67%) XHTML
10 18 (12.00%) HTML5
11 16 (10.67%) CSS3
12 15 (10.00%) Ajax
13 14 (9.33%) REST
14 13 (8.67%) CakePHP
15 12 (8.00%) Zend Framework
15 12 (8.00%) XML-RPC
16 11 (7.33%) CodeIgniter
16 11 (7.33%) Laravel
16 11 (7.33%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 29 (19.33%) Open Source
2 12 (8.00%) W3C
3 7 (4.67%) Mobile App
4 4 (2.67%) User Experience
4 4 (2.67%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.67%) Algorithms
5 3 (2.00%) DTV
5 3 (2.00%) Digital Media
5 3 (2.00%) Clustering
6 1 (0.67%) Wiki
6 1 (0.67%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.67%) iPhone
6 1 (0.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 91 (60.67%) Linux
2 16 (10.67%) Windows
3 14 (9.33%) Ubuntu
4 7 (4.67%) CentOS
5 6 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (4.00%) Mac OS X
6 5 (3.33%) Android
6 5 (3.33%) Apple iOS
7 4 (2.67%) Fedora
8 3 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (1.33%) Debian
10 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (29.33%) MVC
2 38 (25.33%) OO
3 36 (24.00%) OOP
4 30 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (17.33%) Web Development
6 17 (11.33%) Continuous Integration
6 17 (11.33%) TDD
7 16 (10.67%) Software Engineering
8 14 (9.33%) OO PHP
9 13 (8.67%) E-Commerce
10 12 (8.00%) Risk Management
11 9 (6.00%) BDD
12 8 (5.33%) Scrum
13 7 (4.67%) Content Management
13 7 (4.67%) Capacity Planning
13 7 (4.67%) Unit Testing
14 6 (4.00%) Responsive Web Design
14 6 (4.00%) CRM
15 5 (3.33%) Release Management
15 5 (3.33%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 130 (86.67%) PHP
2 90 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 30 (20.00%) PHP5
4 23 (15.33%) SQL
5 22 (14.67%) Java
6 21 (14.00%) Python
7 17 (11.33%) Ruby
8 12 (8.00%) ECMAScript
9 4 (2.67%) VB.NET
9 4 (2.67%) C#
10 2 (1.33%) Perl
10 2 (1.33%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.67%) PHP4
Qualifications
1 10 (6.67%) Degree
2 6 (4.00%) CCNA
2 6 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (1.33%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.67%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.33%) Samba
1 2 (1.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.67%) Postfix
2 1 (0.67%) XenServer
2 1 (0.67%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (2.00%) Nagios
1 3 (2.00%) Plesk
2 2 (1.33%) Puppet
3 1 (0.67%) ZABBIX
3 1 (0.67%) Munin
Vendors
1 26 (17.33%) Zend
2 8 (5.33%) Red Hat
2 8 (5.33%) VMware
3 5 (3.33%) Microsoft
3 5 (3.33%) Facebook
4 4 (2.67%) Sitecore
5 3 (2.00%) SAP
6 1 (0.67%) Cisco
6 1 (0.67%) Citrix
6 1 (0.67%) Google
6 1 (0.67%) Twitter
6 1 (0.67%) Oracle
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