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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 119 146 116
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -30
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 141 84 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.30% 1.45% 2.04%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.49% 3.32% 4.46%
Number of salaries quoted 131 75 99
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -5.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
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
2569 2529 2512
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 41.85% 43.69% 45.76%
Number of salaries quoted 2286 2222 2291
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +25 58 £39,250 +20.76% 4
Dorset +14 40 £35,000 +20.68% 4
Somerset +4 17 £35,000 +7.69% 3
Gloucestershire -17 13 £45,000 +5.88% 3
Devon -9 4 £27,000 -6.08% 1
Wiltshire +2 1 £34,000 -6.84% 5
LAMP
England

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 198 (78.88%) PHP
2 170 (67.73%) MySQL
2 170 (67.73%) Linux
3 122 (48.61%) CSS
4 121 (48.21%) JavaScript
5 115 (45.82%) HTML
5 115 (45.82%) Apache
6 98 (39.04%) Git (software)
7 84 (33.47%) OO
8 65 (25.90%) jQuery
9 55 (21.91%) PHP5
10 51 (20.32%) OO PHP
11 50 (19.92%) Symfony
12 49 (19.52%) MVC
13 48 (19.12%) SQL
13 48 (19.12%) Zend
14 46 (18.33%) OOP
15 45 (17.93%) JSON
16 43 (17.13%) Agile Software Development
16 43 (17.13%) Degree
17 41 (16.33%) Web Development
17 41 (16.33%) DevOps
18 39 (15.54%) Bash Shell
19 38 (15.14%) Web Services
19 38 (15.14%) Drupal
20 37 (14.74%) Amazon AWS
20 37 (14.74%) Puppet
20 37 (14.74%) Perl
21 33 (13.15%) Ajax
22 31 (12.35%) Java

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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
1 115 (45.82%) Apache
2 38 (15.14%) Drupal
3 27 (10.76%) nginx
4 25 (9.96%) CMS
4 25 (9.96%) WordPress
5 19 (7.57%) Tomcat
6 17 (6.77%) Joomla!
7 11 (4.38%) OpenStack
8 7 (2.79%) MediaWiki
8 7 (2.79%) Confluence
9 6 (2.39%) WebLogic
10 5 (1.99%) IIS
10 5 (1.99%) Apache Solr
11 4 (1.59%) Moodle
11 4 (1.59%) ExpressionEngine
11 4 (1.59%) Node.js
11 4 (1.59%) lighttpd
11 4 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2013
12 3 (1.20%) Umbraco
13 2 (0.80%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (0.80%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.40%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 16 (6.37%) Magento
2 8 (3.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 37 (14.74%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (4.38%) SaaS
3 6 (2.39%) PaaS
3 6 (2.39%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.80%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.40%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 29 (11.55%) Firewall
2 16 (6.37%) Internet
3 15 (5.98%) LAN
3 15 (5.98%) WAN
4 9 (3.59%) VPN
5 7 (2.79%) LDAP
5 7 (2.79%) VoIP
5 7 (2.79%) OSPF
5 7 (2.79%) BGP
5 7 (2.79%) EIGRP
5 7 (2.79%) IPsec
5 7 (2.79%) IPv6
5 7 (2.79%) Network Security
6 6 (2.39%) TCP/IP
7 5 (1.99%) HTTP
8 4 (1.59%) DNS
9 2 (0.80%) SMS
9 2 (0.80%) SAN
9 2 (0.80%) SSH
9 2 (0.80%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 170 (67.73%) MySQL
2 14 (5.58%) Relational Database
3 8 (3.19%) Apache Cassandra
3 8 (3.19%) SQLite
4 7 (2.79%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (2.39%) Oracle Database
5 6 (2.39%) Hadoop
6 3 (1.20%) SQL Server
7 2 (0.80%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 98 (39.04%) Git (software)
2 21 (8.37%) Jenkins
3 18 (7.17%) Subversion
4 15 (5.98%) JIRA
4 15 (5.98%) Hudson
5 12 (4.78%) Eclipse
6 8 (3.19%) Oracle Forms
7 7 (2.79%) PHPUnit
8 5 (1.99%) Selenium
9 4 (1.59%) Dreamweaver
10 1 (0.40%) Redmine
10 1 (0.40%) Xdebug
General
1 23 (9.16%) Finance
2 17 (6.77%) Marketing
3 16 (6.37%) Games
4 14 (5.58%) Electronics
5 12 (4.78%) Manufacturing
6 10 (3.98%) Telecoms
7 7 (2.79%) Advertising
8 3 (1.20%) Banking
9 2 (0.80%) Legal
10 1 (0.40%) Retail
Job Titles
1 187 (74.50%) Developer
2 149 (59.36%) PHP Developer
3 39 (15.54%) Web Developer
4 36 (14.34%) PHP LAMP Developer
5 27 (10.76%) PHP Web Developer
6 24 (9.56%) Senior Developer
7 21 (8.37%) Junior
7 21 (8.37%) Junior Developer
8 20 (7.97%) LAMP Developer
9 19 (7.57%) Linux Administrator
9 19 (7.57%) DevOps Engineer
9 19 (7.57%) Administrator
9 19 (7.57%) Systems Administrator
10 17 (6.77%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 16 (6.37%) PHP MySQL Developer
12 15 (5.98%) Senior PHP Developer
13 12 (4.78%) Linux DevOps Engineer
14 9 (3.59%) Lead Developer
15 8 (3.19%) Mobile Developer
15 8 (3.19%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (48.61%) CSS
2 115 (45.82%) HTML
3 65 (25.90%) jQuery
4 50 (19.92%) Symfony
5 45 (17.93%) JSON
6 38 (15.14%) Web Services
7 33 (13.15%) Ajax
8 28 (11.16%) XML
9 27 (10.76%) Laravel
10 25 (9.96%) REST
11 22 (8.76%) HTML5
12 20 (7.97%) AngularJS
13 19 (7.57%) RESTful
13 19 (7.57%) SOAP
14 13 (5.18%) CakePHP
15 9 (3.59%) CSS3
15 9 (3.59%) XHTML
16 8 (3.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 8 (3.19%) Android SDK
16 8 (3.19%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 25 (9.96%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (9.16%) User Experience
3 11 (4.38%) Wiki
4 9 (3.59%) Clustering
5 8 (3.19%) DTV
5 8 (3.19%) Computer Science
6 6 (2.39%) Management Information System
6 6 (2.39%) Replication
6 6 (2.39%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.59%) Open Source
8 3 (1.20%) Graphic Design
9 2 (0.80%) W3C
9 2 (0.80%) Social Media
10 1 (0.40%) Social Network
10 1 (0.40%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.40%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.40%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 170 (67.73%) Linux
2 29 (11.55%) CentOS
3 16 (6.37%) Windows
4 14 (5.58%) UNIX
4 14 (5.58%) Fedora
5 13 (5.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (4.78%) Apple iOS
6 12 (4.78%) Android
7 11 (4.38%) Debian
8 9 (3.59%) Ubuntu
9 8 (3.19%) Oracle Linux
10 7 (2.79%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (1.20%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.80%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (33.47%) OO
2 51 (20.32%) OO PHP
3 49 (19.52%) MVC
4 46 (18.33%) OOP
5 43 (17.13%) Agile Software Development
6 41 (16.33%) Web Development
6 41 (16.33%) DevOps
7 30 (11.95%) Continuous Integration
8 26 (10.36%) Software Engineering
9 24 (9.56%) E-Commerce
10 23 (9.16%) Unit Testing
11 15 (5.98%) HOOD
11 15 (5.98%) Build Automation
12 13 (5.18%) Scrum
13 11 (4.38%) Migration
13 11 (4.38%) TDD
14 10 (3.98%) Configuration Management
14 10 (3.98%) Android Development
14 10 (3.98%) iOS Development
15 8 (3.19%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 198 (78.88%) PHP
2 121 (48.21%) JavaScript
3 55 (21.91%) PHP5
4 48 (19.12%) SQL
5 39 (15.54%) Bash Shell
6 37 (14.74%) Perl
7 31 (12.35%) Java
8 30 (11.95%) Ruby
9 23 (9.16%) Python
10 13 (5.18%) Shell Script
11 11 (4.38%) Objective-C
12 4 (1.59%) C#
13 2 (0.80%) C++
13 2 (0.80%) ActionScript
13 2 (0.80%) PHP4
14 1 (0.40%) C
Qualifications
1 43 (17.13%) Degree
2 8 (3.19%) CCNA
2 8 (3.19%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.20%) WCAG
2 2 (0.80%) QA
2 2 (0.80%) SLA
3 1 (0.40%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (5.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (5.18%) KVM
3 9 (3.59%) Samba
4 7 (2.79%) Postfix
4 7 (2.79%) XenServer
4 7 (2.79%) iptables
5 5 (1.99%) Xen
6 4 (1.59%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.80%) Docker
7 2 (0.80%) RHEV
7 2 (0.80%) oVirt
7 2 (0.80%) GFS2
7 2 (0.80%) NFS
7 2 (0.80%) Squid
7 2 (0.80%) Gluster
7 2 (0.80%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 37 (14.74%) Puppet
2 24 (9.56%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (5.98%) Salt
3 15 (5.98%) Nagios
4 10 (3.98%) Ansible
5 7 (2.79%) ZABBIX
6 6 (2.39%) Graphite
7 5 (1.99%) Vagrant
7 5 (1.99%) Munin
8 2 (0.80%) Red Hat Satellite
8 2 (0.80%) Cobbler
8 2 (0.80%) SELinux
8 2 (0.80%) Pacemaker
9 1 (0.40%) cPanel
Vendors
1 48 (19.12%) Zend
2 29 (11.55%) Red Hat
3 17 (6.77%) Google
4 15 (5.98%) VMware
5 12 (4.78%) Twitter
6 9 (3.59%) Facebook
7 8 (3.19%) Oracle
7 8 (3.19%) SAP
8 7 (2.79%) Citrix
9 6 (2.39%) Cisco
10 5 (1.99%) Rackspace
11 3 (1.20%) Microsoft
12 2 (0.80%) Salesforce.com
13 1 (0.40%) HP
13 1 (0.40%) IBM
13 1 (0.40%) Vyatta
Taunton
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 4 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum plus bens, bonus etc
Posted: 2 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: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits Plus Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £20000.00 - £32000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Exeter, Devon
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £18k - 25k per year + Pension + Training
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £18,000 to £25,000 per annum plus bens, bonus etc
Posted: 4 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: 4 days ago
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum plus bens, bonus etc
Posted: 4 days ago
Christchurch, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 - £27000.00 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus Scheme
Posted: 6 days ago
Tewkesbury
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Taunton
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 17 days ago