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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 127 87 112
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +25
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 117 163 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.97% 2.97% 2.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.56% 6.77% 5.13%
Number of salaries quoted 109 154 102
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% +1.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £39,750
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
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
2564 2409 2534
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 43.25% 43.90% 44.65%
Number of salaries quoted 2326 2163 2289
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

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 29 January 2015.

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 29 January 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
Bristol -45 37 £42,500 +21.42% 11
Somerset +13 26 £32,500 +12.06% 7
Gloucestershire -14 18 £45,000 +32.35% 5
Dorset -18 17 £34,000 -15.00% 3
Devon +7 9 £29,500 +18.00% 3
Wiltshire -4 8 £34,000 -15.00% 3
LAMP
England

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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.

1 169 (87.56%) PHP
2 140 (72.54%) MySQL
3 116 (60.10%) CSS
3 116 (60.10%) Linux
4 113 (58.55%) HTML
5 104 (53.89%) JavaScript
6 76 (39.38%) Apache
7 70 (36.27%) Git (software)
8 64 (33.16%) OO
9 55 (28.50%) jQuery
10 47 (24.35%) MVC
11 45 (23.32%) OOP
12 44 (22.80%) Symfony
13 41 (21.24%) PHP5
14 39 (20.21%) SQL
15 36 (18.65%) Zend
16 33 (17.10%) JSON
17 32 (16.58%) OO PHP
18 29 (15.03%) CMS
19 28 (14.51%) XML
19 28 (14.51%) Degree
20 26 (13.47%) Drupal
21 25 (12.95%) Continuous Integration
21 25 (12.95%) Agile Software Development
22 24 (12.44%) Web Development
23 23 (11.92%) Internet
24 22 (11.40%) Software Engineering
24 22 (11.40%) Ajax
25 21 (10.88%) HTML5
26 20 (10.36%) Marketing

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 76 (39.38%) Apache
2 29 (15.03%) CMS
3 26 (13.47%) Drupal
4 16 (8.29%) WordPress
5 13 (6.74%) Joomla!
6 11 (5.70%) nginx
7 10 (5.18%) IIS
8 9 (4.66%) Umbraco
9 8 (4.15%) ExpressionEngine
10 6 (3.11%) MediaWiki
10 6 (3.11%) Confluence
11 5 (2.59%) Node.js
12 4 (2.07%) Sitecore CMS
12 4 (2.07%) Apache Solr
12 4 (2.07%) Exchange Server 2013
13 3 (1.55%) Tomcat
14 2 (1.04%) lighttpd
14 2 (1.04%) OpenStack
15 1 (0.52%) JBoss
15 1 (0.52%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (1.55%) Photoshop
1 3 (1.55%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.52%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 12 (6.22%) Magento
2 3 (1.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (1.04%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 11 (5.70%) SaaS
2 2 (1.04%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (1.04%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.52%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 23 (11.92%) Internet
2 9 (4.66%) Firewall
2 9 (4.66%) VoIP
3 7 (3.63%) VPN
4 6 (3.11%) Network Security
4 6 (3.11%) OSPF
4 6 (3.11%) BGP
4 6 (3.11%) IPv6
4 6 (3.11%) WAN
4 6 (3.11%) LAN
4 6 (3.11%) LDAP
4 6 (3.11%) IPsec
4 6 (3.11%) EIGRP
5 4 (2.07%) DNS
6 2 (1.04%) HTTP
6 2 (1.04%) SMS
7 1 (0.52%) SAN
7 1 (0.52%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.52%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 140 (72.54%) MySQL
2 19 (9.84%) Relational Database
3 7 (3.63%) SQL Server
3 7 (3.63%) NoSQL
3 7 (3.63%) Redis
4 6 (3.11%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (2.59%) Apache Cassandra
5 5 (2.59%) SQLite
6 4 (2.07%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.04%) Couchbase
8 1 (0.52%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 70 (36.27%) Git (software)
2 16 (8.29%) Subversion
3 9 (4.66%) JIRA
4 6 (3.11%) Hudson
4 6 (3.11%) Jenkins
5 4 (2.07%) Selenium
5 4 (2.07%) Eclipse
5 4 (2.07%) Visual Studio
6 3 (1.55%) PHPUnit
7 1 (0.52%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.52%) Xdebug
7 1 (0.52%) Redmine
General
1 20 (10.36%) Marketing
2 12 (6.22%) Games
3 11 (5.70%) Finance
4 10 (5.18%) Advertising
5 8 (4.15%) Manufacturing
6 4 (2.07%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.55%) Electronics
8 2 (1.04%) Legal
9 1 (0.52%) Back Office
9 1 (0.52%) Retail
Job Titles
1 165 (85.49%) Developer
2 135 (69.95%) PHP Developer
3 53 (27.46%) Web Developer
4 37 (19.17%) PHP Web Developer
5 35 (18.13%) PHP LAMP Developer
6 26 (13.47%) LAMP Developer
7 21 (10.88%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 21 (10.88%) Senior Developer
8 8 (4.15%) Senior PHP Developer
8 8 (4.15%) Junior
8 8 (4.15%) Junior Developer
9 7 (3.63%) Applications Developer
10 6 (3.11%) DevOps Engineer
11 5 (2.59%) Senior Applications Developer
11 5 (2.59%) OO PHP Developer
12 4 (2.07%) Junior PHP Developer
12 4 (2.07%) Software Engineer
12 4 (2.07%) Lead Developer
13 3 (1.55%) Programmer
13 3 (1.55%) Junior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (60.10%) CSS
2 113 (58.55%) HTML
3 55 (28.50%) jQuery
4 44 (22.80%) Symfony
5 33 (17.10%) JSON
6 28 (14.51%) XML
7 22 (11.40%) Ajax
8 21 (10.88%) HTML5
9 19 (9.84%) REST
10 18 (9.33%) AngularJS
10 18 (9.33%) SOAP
11 17 (8.81%) Laravel
11 17 (8.81%) RESTful
12 15 (7.77%) Web Services
13 14 (7.25%) CSS3
14 13 (6.74%) CakePHP
15 12 (6.22%) XHTML
16 9 (4.66%) .NET
16 9 (4.66%) Backbone.js
17 6 (3.11%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.29%) Open Source
2 14 (7.25%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (6.22%) Mobile App
3 12 (6.22%) User Experience
4 10 (5.18%) Clustering
5 8 (4.15%) Wiki
6 4 (2.07%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.07%) W3C
7 3 (1.55%) DTV
7 3 (1.55%) Replication
8 2 (1.04%) Social Media
9 1 (0.52%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.52%) IPTV
9 1 (0.52%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.52%) Social Network
9 1 (0.52%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 116 (60.10%) Linux
2 16 (8.29%) Windows
3 14 (7.25%) CentOS
4 9 (4.66%) Debian
4 9 (4.66%) Ubuntu
5 8 (4.15%) Android
5 8 (4.15%) Apple iOS
6 7 (3.63%) Mac OS X
7 6 (3.11%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (1.55%) Fedora
9 1 (0.52%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.52%) UNIX
9 1 (0.52%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (33.16%) OO
2 47 (24.35%) MVC
3 45 (23.32%) OOP
4 32 (16.58%) OO PHP
5 25 (12.95%) Continuous Integration
5 25 (12.95%) Agile Software Development
6 24 (12.44%) Web Development
7 22 (11.40%) Software Engineering
8 18 (9.33%) DevOps
8 18 (9.33%) E-Commerce
9 17 (8.81%) Unit Testing
10 16 (8.29%) TDD
11 10 (5.18%) HOOD
12 9 (4.66%) CRM
13 8 (4.15%) Responsive Web Design
13 8 (4.15%) Performance Monitoring
14 7 (3.63%) BDD
15 6 (3.11%) Capacity Planning
15 6 (3.11%) Build Automation
15 6 (3.11%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 169 (87.56%) PHP
2 104 (53.89%) JavaScript
3 41 (21.24%) PHP5
4 39 (20.21%) SQL
5 15 (7.77%) Perl
6 14 (7.25%) Java
7 11 (5.70%) Bash Shell
7 11 (5.70%) Ruby
8 8 (4.15%) C#
9 7 (3.63%) Objective-C
9 7 (3.63%) Python
10 3 (1.55%) PHP4
11 2 (1.04%) ECMAScript
12 1 (0.52%) C
12 1 (0.52%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 28 (14.51%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.04%) SLA
2 1 (0.52%) QA
2 1 (0.52%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (3.63%) Samba
1 7 (3.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (3.11%) Postfix
2 6 (3.11%) XenServer
3 4 (2.07%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.52%) oVirt
4 1 (0.52%) NFS
4 1 (0.52%) KVM
4 1 (0.52%) Docker
4 1 (0.52%) RHEV
4 1 (0.52%) Gluster
4 1 (0.52%) Squid
Systems Management
1 8 (4.15%) Puppet
2 7 (3.63%) Nagios
2 7 (3.63%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (3.11%) ZABBIX
3 6 (3.11%) Munin
3 6 (3.11%) Salt
4 2 (1.04%) cPanel
5 1 (0.52%) SELinux
5 1 (0.52%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (0.52%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 36 (18.65%) Zend
2 11 (5.70%) Red Hat
3 10 (5.18%) Facebook
4 8 (4.15%) VMware
5 7 (3.63%) Microsoft
5 7 (3.63%) Twitter
5 7 (3.63%) Google
6 6 (3.11%) Citrix
7 4 (2.07%) Sitecore
8 3 (1.55%) SAP
9 2 (1.04%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (1.04%) Oracle
10 1 (0.52%) Vyatta
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Colston Consulting
Salary: £25k - 30k per year + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
CCity IT
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Engage PSG
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + standard market benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath, Avon
Tank Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum, Benefits generous benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Bath, Avon
Tank Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £30,000 to £42,000 per annum plus bens and pension and gym and he
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 to 38,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £23,000 to £28,000 per annum plus bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bath, Avon
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35000-40000
Posted: 6 days ago
Bath, Avon
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Devon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Holiday
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ISL
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Gold Group
Salary: Market rates depending on experience
Posted: 6 days ago