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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 145 98 140
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +42
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 105 159 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.66% 2.68% 1.51%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.97% 6.01% 3.57%
Number of salaries quoted 89 149 65
Average salary £32,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.57% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,900 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £38,750
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
2646 2647 2411
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 41.78% 44.61% 42.37%
Number of salaries quoted 2346 2365 2170
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,750 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £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 18 December 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 18 December 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 -31 44 £31,250 -10.71% 10
Somerset +10 19 £32,500 +8.33% 5
Gloucestershire -28 13 £42,500 -5.55% 2
Devon -2 11 £29,500 +18.00% 5
Dorset -20 10 £34,000 -9.33% 1
Wiltshire +1 7 £34,000 -60.00% 1
LAMP
England

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 December 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.

1 157 (88.70%) PHP
2 129 (72.88%) MySQL
3 110 (62.15%) HTML
4 107 (60.45%) CSS
5 104 (58.76%) Linux
5 104 (58.76%) JavaScript
6 62 (35.03%) Git (software)
7 59 (33.33%) Apache
8 54 (30.51%) jQuery
9 52 (29.38%) OO
10 49 (27.68%) MVC
11 44 (24.86%) OOP
12 38 (21.47%) Symfony
13 36 (20.34%) PHP5
14 32 (18.08%) SQL
14 32 (18.08%) Zend
15 27 (15.25%) Web Development
16 25 (14.12%) JSON
16 25 (14.12%) Drupal
16 25 (14.12%) Agile Software Development
16 25 (14.12%) XML
17 24 (13.56%) Subversion
17 24 (13.56%) CMS
18 22 (12.43%) Open Source
19 21 (11.86%) Continuous Integration
19 21 (11.86%) SOAP
20 20 (11.30%) Marketing
20 20 (11.30%) HTML5
21 19 (10.73%) Degree
21 19 (10.73%) Java

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 59 (33.33%) Apache
2 25 (14.12%) Drupal
3 24 (13.56%) CMS
4 15 (8.47%) WordPress
5 9 (5.08%) Umbraco
6 8 (4.52%) ExpressionEngine
6 8 (4.52%) IIS
7 7 (3.95%) nginx
7 7 (3.95%) Joomla!
8 6 (3.39%) Node.js
9 4 (2.26%) MediaWiki
9 4 (2.26%) Confluence
9 4 (2.26%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (1.13%) Tomcat
10 2 (1.13%) Apache Solr
10 2 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.56%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (1.69%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.13%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (3.95%) Magento
2 2 (1.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.13%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.78%) SaaS
2 1 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (10.73%) Internet
2 6 (3.39%) VoIP
2 6 (3.39%) Firewall
3 4 (2.26%) IPsec
3 4 (2.26%) Network Security
3 4 (2.26%) VPN
3 4 (2.26%) IPv6
3 4 (2.26%) WAN
3 4 (2.26%) LDAP
3 4 (2.26%) LAN
3 4 (2.26%) OSPF
3 4 (2.26%) BGP
3 4 (2.26%) EIGRP
4 3 (1.69%) DNS
5 2 (1.13%) SMS
5 2 (1.13%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 129 (72.88%) MySQL
2 16 (9.04%) Relational Database
3 8 (4.52%) NoSQL
3 8 (4.52%) Redis
4 7 (3.95%) SQL Server
5 5 (2.82%) RDBMS
6 4 (2.26%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.13%) SQLite
7 2 (1.13%) Couchbase
7 2 (1.13%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.56%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 62 (35.03%) Git (software)
2 24 (13.56%) Subversion
3 4 (2.26%) JIRA
3 4 (2.26%) Selenium
3 4 (2.26%) Visual Studio
3 4 (2.26%) Hudson
3 4 (2.26%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.13%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.56%) Redmine
5 1 (0.56%) PHPUnit
5 1 (0.56%) Xdebug
General
1 20 (11.30%) Marketing
2 13 (7.34%) Advertising
3 9 (5.08%) Finance
4 7 (3.95%) Games
5 6 (3.39%) Telecoms
5 6 (3.39%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.13%) Legal
6 2 (1.13%) Electronics
7 1 (0.56%) Back Office
7 1 (0.56%) Publishing
7 1 (0.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 158 (89.27%) Developer
2 123 (69.49%) PHP Developer
3 49 (27.68%) Web Developer
4 35 (19.77%) PHP Web Developer
5 30 (16.95%) PHP LAMP Developer
6 26 (14.69%) LAMP Developer
7 23 (12.99%) Senior Developer
8 18 (10.17%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 11 (6.21%) Applications Developer
9 11 (6.21%) Senior PHP Developer
10 9 (5.08%) Junior Developer
10 9 (5.08%) Junior
11 8 (4.52%) Programmer
12 6 (3.39%) Senior Applications Developer
12 6 (3.39%) PHP Programmer
13 5 (2.82%) Web Applications Developer
13 5 (2.82%) Lead Developer
14 4 (2.26%) Junior PHP Developer
14 4 (2.26%) DevOps Engineer
15 3 (1.69%) Lead PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (62.15%) HTML
2 107 (60.45%) CSS
3 54 (30.51%) jQuery
4 38 (21.47%) Symfony
5 25 (14.12%) XML
5 25 (14.12%) JSON
6 21 (11.86%) SOAP
7 20 (11.30%) HTML5
8 18 (10.17%) XHTML
8 18 (10.17%) Ajax
9 17 (9.60%) RESTful
10 16 (9.04%) REST
11 15 (8.47%) Web Services
12 14 (7.91%) CSS3
12 14 (7.91%) Laravel
13 13 (7.34%) CakePHP
13 13 (7.34%) AngularJS
14 11 (6.21%) Backbone.js
15 8 (4.52%) Zend Framework
16 7 (3.95%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 22 (12.43%) Open Source
2 10 (5.65%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (5.08%) Mobile App
4 8 (4.52%) User Experience
4 8 (4.52%) W3C
5 6 (3.39%) Clustering
6 4 (2.26%) Wiki
6 4 (2.26%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.13%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.13%) DTV
7 2 (1.13%) Replication
8 1 (0.56%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.56%) Social Media
8 1 (0.56%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 104 (58.76%) Linux
2 15 (8.47%) Windows
3 10 (5.65%) Ubuntu
4 8 (4.52%) CentOS
5 7 (3.95%) Android
5 7 (3.95%) Mac OS X
5 7 (3.95%) Apple iOS
6 6 (3.39%) Debian
7 4 (2.26%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (1.13%) Fedora
9 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (29.38%) OO
2 49 (27.68%) MVC
3 44 (24.86%) OOP
4 27 (15.25%) Web Development
5 25 (14.12%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (11.86%) Continuous Integration
7 18 (10.17%) OO PHP
8 17 (9.60%) Software Engineering
9 15 (8.47%) TDD
10 14 (7.91%) E-Commerce
11 13 (7.34%) Unit Testing
12 12 (6.78%) DevOps
13 9 (5.08%) Responsive Web Design
13 9 (5.08%) CRM
14 8 (4.52%) BDD
15 6 (3.39%) Risk Management
15 6 (3.39%) HOOD
16 5 (2.82%) Scrum
16 5 (2.82%) Capacity Planning
16 5 (2.82%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 157 (88.70%) PHP
2 104 (58.76%) JavaScript
3 36 (20.34%) PHP5
4 32 (18.08%) SQL
5 19 (10.73%) Java
6 12 (6.78%) Ruby
6 12 (6.78%) Python
7 7 (3.95%) Perl
8 6 (3.39%) C#
8 6 (3.39%) ECMAScript
9 5 (2.82%) Bash Shell
10 3 (1.69%) Objective-C
11 2 (1.13%) PHP4
12 1 (0.56%) C
Qualifications
1 19 (10.73%) Degree
2 1 (0.56%) HND
2 1 (0.56%) CCNA
2 1 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.13%) SLA
2 1 (0.56%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.26%) Samba
1 4 (2.26%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (2.26%) Postfix
1 4 (2.26%) XenServer
2 2 (1.13%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (2.26%) Puppet
1 4 (2.26%) ZABBIX
2 3 (1.69%) Munin
2 3 (1.69%) Nagios
2 3 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.69%) Salt
3 2 (1.13%) cPanel
Vendors
1 32 (18.08%) Zend
2 9 (5.08%) Red Hat
3 7 (3.95%) Facebook
4 6 (3.39%) VMware
4 6 (3.39%) Microsoft
5 4 (2.26%) Citrix
5 4 (2.26%) Google
5 4 (2.26%) Sitecore
6 3 (1.69%) Twitter
7 2 (1.13%) SAP
8 1 (0.56%) Oracle
8 1 (0.56%) Vyatta
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