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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LAMP Stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL/MariaDB, PHP/Perl/Python)
Rank 138 99 79
Rank change year-on-year
-39 -20
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 124 165 186
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.18% 2.80% 3.47%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.24% 6.50% 7.83%
Number of salaries quoted 122 152 179
Average salary £39,250 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £25,050 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,750 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
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
2367 2537 2375
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 41.57% 43.09% 44.28%
Number of salaries quoted 2026 2306 2139
Average salary £38,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.94% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
Dorset +33 54 £40,000 +17.64% 3
Bristol -15 36 £38,250 -4.37% 5
Somerset -25 17 £42,500 +30.76%
Wiltshire -2 8 £34,000 -9.33% 1
Gloucestershire -23 7 £40,000 -8.57% 5
Devon -6 2 £30,000 +1.69%
LAMP
England

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 205 (87.98%) PHP
2 189 (81.12%) MySQL
3 137 (58.80%) JavaScript
4 132 (56.65%) CSS
4 132 (56.65%) Linux
5 128 (54.94%) HTML
6 111 (47.64%) Apache
7 65 (27.90%) jQuery
8 61 (26.18%) Drupal
8 61 (26.18%) SQL Server
9 59 (25.32%) Windows
10 52 (22.32%) .NET
11 51 (21.89%) OOP
11 51 (21.89%) Git (software)
12 50 (21.46%) OO
12 50 (21.46%) Perl
13 46 (19.74%) SQL
14 44 (18.88%) HTML5
15 42 (18.03%) Agile Software Development
16 41 (17.60%) MVC
16 41 (17.60%) CSS3
17 40 (17.17%) Telecoms
17 40 (17.17%) IIS
18 38 (16.31%) VMware
19 37 (15.88%) Symfony
19 37 (15.88%) DevOps
20 34 (14.59%) Scrum
20 34 (14.59%) C#
21 32 (13.73%) Java
21 32 (13.73%) Python

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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
1 111 (47.64%) Apache
2 61 (26.18%) Drupal
3 40 (17.17%) IIS
4 32 (13.73%) WordPress
5 22 (9.44%) SharePoint
6 13 (5.58%) Node.js
7 9 (3.86%) Apache Solr
8 8 (3.43%) Tomcat
9 7 (3.00%) nginx
10 6 (2.58%) Confluence
10 6 (2.58%) Elasticsearch
11 5 (2.15%) CMS
11 5 (2.15%) JBoss
12 4 (1.72%) MS Exchange
13 3 (1.29%) CloudStack
13 3 (1.29%) ColdFusion
13 3 (1.29%) OpenStack
13 3 (1.29%) WebLogic
13 3 (1.29%) WebSphere
13 3 (1.29%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 10 (4.29%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.86%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.86%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 17 (7.30%) Magento
2 1 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 21 (9.01%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.86%) PaaS
4 1 (0.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (10.30%) EIGRP
1 24 (10.30%) IPv4
1 24 (10.30%) IPv6
1 24 (10.30%) MPLS
1 24 (10.30%) OSPF
1 24 (10.30%) SNMP
1 24 (10.30%) VLAN
2 20 (8.58%) LAN
2 20 (8.58%) WAN
3 17 (7.30%) BGP
3 17 (7.30%) Firewall
3 17 (7.30%) L2TP
4 8 (3.43%) DHCP
4 8 (3.43%) DNS
4 8 (3.43%) Internet
5 7 (3.00%) VoIP
6 4 (1.72%) LDAP
6 4 (1.72%) SMTP
6 4 (1.72%) TCP/IP
6 4 (1.72%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 189 (81.12%) MySQL
2 61 (26.18%) SQL Server
3 14 (6.01%) NoSQL
4 10 (4.29%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (3.43%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (3.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (3.00%) Big Data
7 6 (2.58%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (2.15%) MongoDB
8 5 (2.15%) RDBMS
8 5 (2.15%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.43%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.43%) Infinispan
9 1 (0.43%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 51 (21.89%) Git (software)
2 23 (9.87%) Subversion
3 19 (8.15%) PHPUnit
4 17 (7.30%) Bugzilla
4 17 (7.30%) PEAR
4 17 (7.30%) Trac
5 14 (6.01%) Jenkins
6 8 (3.43%) Grunt
7 7 (3.00%) Selenium
8 6 (2.58%) JIRA
8 6 (2.58%) JMeter
8 6 (2.58%) Vagrant
9 5 (2.15%) ClearCase
10 3 (1.29%) TeamCity
11 2 (0.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (0.86%) Redmine
12 1 (0.43%) Android Studio
12 1 (0.43%) Eclipse
12 1 (0.43%) Hudson
12 1 (0.43%) TestComplete
General
1 40 (17.17%) Telecoms
2 13 (5.58%) Marketing
3 5 (2.15%) Advertising
3 5 (2.15%) Military
4 3 (1.29%) Finance
5 2 (0.86%) Electronics
5 2 (0.86%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.43%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.43%) Banking
6 1 (0.43%) Retail
Job Titles
1 147 (63.09%) Developer
2 97 (41.63%) PHP Developer
3 48 (20.60%) Web Developer
4 34 (14.59%) Administrator
4 34 (14.59%) Systems Administrator
5 27 (11.59%) Linux Administrator
5 27 (11.59%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 22 (9.44%) PHP Web Developer
6 22 (9.44%) Software Developer
7 21 (9.01%) DevOps Engineer
8 18 (7.73%) LAMP Developer
8 18 (7.73%) MySQL Developer
8 18 (7.73%) PHP LAMP Developer
8 18 (7.73%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 17 (7.30%) Agile Developer
9 17 (7.30%) Senior Developer
10 16 (6.87%) Magento Developer
10 16 (6.87%) PHP Magento Developer
11 15 (6.44%) Telecoms Administrator
12 13 (5.58%) Drupal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 132 (56.65%) CSS
2 128 (54.94%) HTML
3 65 (27.90%) jQuery
4 52 (22.32%) .NET
5 44 (18.88%) HTML5
6 41 (17.60%) CSS3
7 37 (15.88%) Symfony
8 31 (13.30%) AngularJS
9 28 (12.02%) Ajax
10 18 (7.73%) REST
11 17 (7.30%) CakePHP
12 14 (6.01%) Web Services
13 12 (5.15%) SOAP
14 10 (4.29%) LEMP Stack
15 9 (3.86%) Silverlight
16 8 (3.43%) .NET Framework
16 8 (3.43%) Entity Framework
17 6 (2.58%) Laravel
17 6 (2.58%) Middleware
17 6 (2.58%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 24 (10.30%) User Experience
2 21 (9.01%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (5.15%) Digital Media
4 6 (2.58%) Mobile App
5 5 (2.15%) PKI
5 5 (2.15%) Visualisation
6 4 (1.72%) Blog
6 4 (1.72%) Data Centre
6 4 (1.72%) EqualLogic
6 4 (1.72%) Social Network
7 3 (1.29%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.86%) Kindle
9 1 (0.43%) BBC
9 1 (0.43%) Graphic Design
9 1 (0.43%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 132 (56.65%) Linux
2 59 (25.32%) Windows
3 22 (9.44%) Unix
4 20 (8.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 17 (7.30%) Windows Server
6 11 (4.72%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (4.72%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (3.86%) Ubuntu
8 7 (3.00%) CentOS
9 4 (1.72%) FreeNAS
10 1 (0.43%) Android
10 1 (0.43%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.43%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (21.89%) OOP
2 50 (21.46%) OO
3 42 (18.03%) Agile Software Development
4 41 (17.60%) MVC
5 37 (15.88%) DevOps
6 34 (14.59%) Scrum
7 30 (12.88%) E-Commerce
8 25 (10.73%) OO PHP
9 24 (10.30%) Web Development
10 22 (9.44%) Continuous Integration
11 20 (8.58%) Configuration Management
12 19 (8.15%) User Acceptance Testing
13 17 (7.30%) Presales
13 17 (7.30%) Software Engineering
13 17 (7.30%) Web Application Development
14 12 (5.15%) API Integration
15 10 (4.29%) Information Security
16 9 (3.86%) Front End Development
16 9 (3.86%) High Availability
17 8 (3.43%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 205 (87.98%) PHP
2 137 (58.80%) JavaScript
3 50 (21.46%) Perl
4 46 (19.74%) SQL
5 34 (14.59%) C#
6 32 (13.73%) Java
6 32 (13.73%) Python
7 18 (7.73%) Bash Shell
8 13 (5.58%) Ruby
9 12 (5.15%) PowerShell
10 11 (4.72%) C++
11 9 (3.86%) Shell Script
12 8 (3.43%) C
12 8 (3.43%) VB
13 4 (1.72%) VBScript
14 2 (0.86%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 18 (7.73%) Degree
2 5 (2.15%) DV Cleared
2 5 (2.15%) SC Cleared
2 5 (2.15%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.29%) MCP
4 2 (0.86%) CCNA
4 2 (0.86%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.43%) CCSA
5 1 (0.43%) MCSE
5 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.43%) RHCE
5 1 (0.43%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.43%) PCI DSS
1 1 (0.43%) WCAG
System Software
1 20 (8.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (3.86%) Hyper-V
2 9 (3.86%) Xen
3 8 (3.43%) Active Directory
4 7 (3.00%) KVM
4 7 (3.00%) vSphere
5 4 (1.72%) XenServer
6 3 (1.29%) Dovecot
6 3 (1.29%) Postfix
7 2 (0.86%) Docker
8 1 (0.43%) Gluster
8 1 (0.43%) iptables
8 1 (0.43%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 21 (9.01%) Puppet
2 18 (7.73%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (4.72%) Ansible
4 9 (3.86%) Nagios
5 8 (3.43%) Zenoss
6 4 (1.72%) SCCM
6 4 (1.72%) SCOM
7 3 (1.29%) Cobbler
7 3 (1.29%) cPanel
7 3 (1.29%) Plesk
7 3 (1.29%) Salt
7 3 (1.29%) Terraform
7 3 (1.29%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.43%) Check_MK
8 1 (0.43%) Graylog
8 1 (0.43%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 38 (16.31%) VMware
2 29 (12.45%) Microsoft
3 24 (10.30%) Zend
4 12 (5.15%) Red Hat
5 8 (3.43%) Oracle
6 7 (3.00%) Google
7 5 (2.15%) Cisco
8 4 (1.72%) Apple
8 4 (1.72%) Dell
8 4 (1.72%) HP
8 4 (1.72%) Palo Alto
9 3 (1.29%) EnterpriseDB
10 1 (0.43%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.43%) Citrix
10 1 (0.43%) Qualys
10 1 (0.43%) SAP
10 1 (0.43%) Splunk
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 55k + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £24000 - £44000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits - Dependant on Experience
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Raytheon
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ISL
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Clifton Asset Management Plc
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
ISL
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Good benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Robert Half
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago