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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 174 128 159
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +31
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 70 84 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.13% 1.66% 0.99%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.72% 3.76% 2.65%
Number of salaries quoted 65 81 57
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £20,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £47,000
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
2574 2234 2154
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 41.69% 44.11% 37.31%
Number of salaries quoted 2223 2005 1941
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 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,000 £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 23 September 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 23 September 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 -12 20 £35,000 +75.00% 5
Bristol -10 16 £30,000 -18.36% 1
Dorset -21 10 £37,500 - 2
Gloucestershire -3 9 £28,000 -37.77%
Wiltshire -9 9 £35,000 +1.44% 3
Devon -22 6 £23,500 +3.29% 1
LAMP
England

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 (84.97%) PHP
2 117 (76.47%) MySQL
3 91 (59.48%) Linux
4 85 (55.56%) HTML
5 82 (53.59%) JavaScript
5 82 (53.59%) CSS
6 54 (35.29%) Git (software)
7 50 (32.68%) jQuery
8 48 (31.37%) MVC
9 42 (27.45%) OO
10 40 (26.14%) Subversion
11 39 (25.49%) Agile Software Development
12 38 (24.84%) Apache
13 37 (24.18%) Open Source
14 35 (22.88%) Zend
15 31 (20.26%) PHP5
16 30 (19.61%) Python
16 30 (19.61%) JSON
17 29 (18.95%) Drupal
18 28 (18.30%) Web Development
18 28 (18.30%) OOP
18 28 (18.30%) SOAP
19 26 (16.99%) XML
20 24 (15.69%) SQL
21 23 (15.03%) Java
21 23 (15.03%) Web Services
22 22 (14.38%) Internet
22 22 (14.38%) TDD
23 20 (13.07%) Symfony
23 20 (13.07%) RESTful

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 38 (24.84%) Apache
2 29 (18.95%) Drupal
3 14 (9.15%) WordPress
4 11 (7.19%) CMS
5 5 (3.27%) Tomcat
5 5 (3.27%) Node.js
6 4 (2.61%) IIS
6 4 (2.61%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (1.31%) Joomla!
7 2 (1.31%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.65%) MediaWiki
8 1 (0.65%) nginx
8 1 (0.65%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (1.96%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (5.23%) Magento
2 4 (2.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.65%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.58%) SaaS
2 4 (2.61%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.31%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.31%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 22 (14.38%) Internet
2 10 (6.54%) LDAP
3 8 (5.23%) iSCSI
3 8 (5.23%) Fibre Channel
4 7 (4.58%) Ethernet
5 5 (3.27%) SAN
6 3 (1.96%) DNS
7 1 (0.65%) IPv6
7 1 (0.65%) VPN
7 1 (0.65%) LAN
7 1 (0.65%) WAN
7 1 (0.65%) SMTP
7 1 (0.65%) NAS
7 1 (0.65%) OpenVPN
7 1 (0.65%) OSPF
7 1 (0.65%) BGP
7 1 (0.65%) EIGRP
7 1 (0.65%) Firewall
7 1 (0.65%) IPsec
7 1 (0.65%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 117 (76.47%) MySQL
2 11 (7.19%) Relational Database
3 10 (6.54%) SQL Server
3 10 (6.54%) RDBMS
4 6 (3.92%) NoSQL
4 6 (3.92%) Redis
5 4 (2.61%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.65%) Couchbase
6 1 (0.65%) MariaDB
6 1 (0.65%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 54 (35.29%) Git (software)
2 40 (26.14%) Subversion
3 4 (2.61%) Visual Studio
3 4 (2.61%) Selenium
4 2 (1.31%) Xdebug
4 2 (1.31%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 1 (0.65%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.65%) PHPUnit
5 1 (0.65%) Hudson
5 1 (0.65%) Bugzilla
5 1 (0.65%) JIRA
General
1 16 (10.46%) Telecoms
2 14 (9.15%) Marketing
3 11 (7.19%) Advertising
4 10 (6.54%) Finance
5 5 (3.27%) Manufacturing
6 4 (2.61%) Electronics
7 2 (1.31%) Games
8 1 (0.65%) Retail
8 1 (0.65%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 130 (84.97%) Developer
2 96 (62.75%) PHP Developer
3 41 (26.80%) Web Developer
4 31 (20.26%) Senior Developer
4 31 (20.26%) PHP Web Developer
5 25 (16.34%) PHP LAMP Developer
6 21 (13.73%) Senior PHP Developer
7 19 (12.42%) LAMP Developer
8 16 (10.46%) Applications Developer
9 14 (9.15%) Programmer
10 12 (7.84%) PHP Programmer
11 11 (7.19%) Web Applications Developer
12 10 (6.54%) PHP MySQL Developer
13 9 (5.88%) Lead Developer
14 8 (5.23%) Junior
14 8 (5.23%) Junior Developer
14 8 (5.23%) Support Specialist
14 8 (5.23%) IT Support Specialist
14 8 (5.23%) IT Support
14 8 (5.23%) Lead PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (55.56%) HTML
2 82 (53.59%) CSS
3 50 (32.68%) jQuery
4 30 (19.61%) JSON
5 28 (18.30%) SOAP
6 26 (16.99%) XML
7 23 (15.03%) Web Services
8 20 (13.07%) Symfony
8 20 (13.07%) RESTful
9 19 (12.42%) XHTML
10 18 (11.76%) HTML5
10 18 (11.76%) CSS3
11 17 (11.11%) Ajax
12 13 (8.50%) CakePHP
12 13 (8.50%) REST
13 12 (7.84%) XML-RPC
13 12 (7.84%) Zend Framework
14 11 (7.19%) CodeIgniter
14 11 (7.19%) Laravel
15 9 (5.88%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 37 (24.18%) Open Source
2 13 (8.50%) Mobile App
3 12 (7.84%) W3C
4 9 (5.88%) Digital Media
5 4 (2.61%) DTV
5 4 (2.61%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.96%) User Experience
7 2 (1.31%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.65%) Wiki
8 1 (0.65%) iPhone
8 1 (0.65%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 91 (59.48%) Linux
2 18 (11.76%) Windows
3 14 (9.15%) Ubuntu
4 9 (5.88%) Mac OS X
5 8 (5.23%) Solaris
6 7 (4.58%) CentOS
7 6 (3.92%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (3.92%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (3.27%) Fedora
9 4 (2.61%) Apple iOS
9 4 (2.61%) Android
10 3 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.65%) UNIX
11 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.65%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (31.37%) MVC
2 42 (27.45%) OO
3 39 (25.49%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (18.30%) Web Development
4 28 (18.30%) OOP
5 22 (14.38%) TDD
6 19 (12.42%) Continuous Integration
6 19 (12.42%) OO PHP
7 16 (10.46%) Software Engineering
8 13 (8.50%) E-Commerce
9 12 (7.84%) Risk Management
10 10 (6.54%) Configuration Management
10 10 (6.54%) Scrum
11 8 (5.23%) Unit Testing
11 8 (5.23%) Release Management
11 8 (5.23%) Identity Management
11 8 (5.23%) BDD
12 7 (4.58%) Capacity Planning
12 7 (4.58%) Content Management
13 6 (3.92%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 130 (84.97%) PHP
2 82 (53.59%) JavaScript
3 31 (20.26%) PHP5
4 30 (19.61%) Python
5 24 (15.69%) SQL
6 23 (15.03%) Java
7 18 (11.76%) Ruby
8 12 (7.84%) ECMAScript
9 10 (6.54%) Bash Shell
10 4 (2.61%) VB.NET
10 4 (2.61%) C#
11 2 (1.31%) Perl
11 2 (1.31%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.65%) PHP4
Qualifications
1 14 (9.15%) Degree
2 6 (3.92%) CCNA
2 6 (3.92%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (1.31%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.65%) ISO 9001
1 1 (0.65%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 10 (6.54%) Samba
1 10 (6.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (5.88%) NFS
3 8 (5.23%) GPFS
3 8 (5.23%) Xen
4 1 (0.65%) Postfix
4 1 (0.65%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (5.23%) Bcfg2
2 3 (1.96%) Plesk
3 2 (1.31%) Puppet
3 2 (1.31%) Nagios
4 1 (0.65%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 35 (22.88%) Zend
2 16 (10.46%) VMware
3 8 (5.23%) Red Hat
4 5 (3.27%) Microsoft
5 4 (2.61%) SAP
5 4 (2.61%) Sitecore
5 4 (2.61%) Facebook
6 1 (0.65%) Twitter
6 1 (0.65%) Cisco
6 1 (0.65%) Citrix
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Posted: 13 days ago
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Salary: £25 - 40k (DOE) + Excellent Benefits
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