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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 134 167 133
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -34
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 125 73 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.07% 1.20% 1.68%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.81% 2.83% 3.87%
Number of salaries quoted 109 66 81
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,600 £27,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
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
2597 2584 2197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 42.90% 42.40% 43.39%
Number of salaries quoted 2228 2206 1940
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £47,600
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 31 August 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 31 August 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 +20 60 £35,000 +3.70% 1
Dorset +20 32 £35,000 -6.66% 4
Somerset -6 12 £35,000 -6.66% 1
Wiltshire +3 10 £37,500 +22.95% 1
Gloucestershire -23 4 £42,500 +51.78% 1
Devon -10 3 £32,500 +38.29% 1
Avon - 1 £22,500 -
LAMP
England

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 167 (64.98%) PHP
2 153 (59.53%) Linux
3 143 (55.64%) JavaScript
4 132 (51.36%) MySQL
5 116 (45.14%) HTML
6 115 (44.75%) CSS
6 115 (44.75%) Git (software)
7 96 (37.35%) Apache
8 64 (24.90%) Agile Software Development
9 58 (22.57%) DevOps
10 56 (21.79%) Puppet
11 55 (21.40%) jQuery
12 54 (21.01%) Amazon AWS
13 50 (19.46%) Bash Shell
13 50 (19.46%) SQL
14 47 (18.29%) Perl
15 45 (17.51%) Java
16 42 (16.34%) Web Development
17 41 (15.95%) Continuous Integration
18 40 (15.56%) OO
19 39 (15.18%) CentOS
19 39 (15.18%) Ruby
20 38 (14.79%) Marketing
21 37 (14.40%) Opscode Chef
21 37 (14.40%) Drupal
21 37 (14.40%) Python
22 36 (14.01%) Zend
22 36 (14.01%) Jenkins
23 35 (13.62%) Symfony
23 35 (13.62%) OOP

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 96 (37.35%) Apache
2 37 (14.40%) Drupal
3 34 (13.23%) nginx
4 21 (8.17%) WordPress
5 20 (7.78%) Tomcat
6 19 (7.39%) OpenStack
7 18 (7.00%) WebLogic
8 11 (4.28%) CMS
9 10 (3.89%) Confluence
10 8 (3.11%) ColdFusion
10 8 (3.11%) Elasticsearch
11 7 (2.72%) MediaWiki
12 6 (2.33%) SharePoint
12 6 (2.33%) Node.js
13 2 (0.78%) IIS
13 2 (0.78%) MS Exchange
13 2 (0.78%) Joomla!
13 2 (0.78%) Moodle
13 2 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2010
14 1 (0.39%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 8 (3.11%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.39%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.39%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (4.28%) Magento
2 5 (1.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 54 (21.01%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (7.39%) PaaS
3 7 (2.72%) IaaS
4 3 (1.17%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (1.17%) SaaS
5 1 (0.39%) Route 53
5 1 (0.39%) GitHub
5 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 35 (13.62%) Firewall
2 27 (10.51%) WAN
3 26 (10.12%) LAN
4 12 (4.67%) TCP/IP
5 9 (3.50%) DNS
6 8 (3.11%) VPN
7 7 (2.72%) Network Security
7 7 (2.72%) IPsec
7 7 (2.72%) EIGRP
7 7 (2.72%) OSPF
7 7 (2.72%) BGP
7 7 (2.72%) IPv6
7 7 (2.72%) LDAP
8 4 (1.56%) Internet
8 4 (1.56%) VoIP
8 4 (1.56%) HTTP
8 4 (1.56%) Unified Communications
9 3 (1.17%) VLAN
9 3 (1.17%) SNMP
10 2 (0.78%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 132 (51.36%) MySQL
2 23 (8.95%) MongoDB
3 11 (4.28%) Oracle Database
3 11 (4.28%) Hadoop
4 8 (3.11%) SQL Server
4 8 (3.11%) Relational Database
5 7 (2.72%) Apache Cassandra
5 7 (2.72%) Redis
5 7 (2.72%) Couchbase
5 7 (2.72%) SQLite
5 7 (2.72%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.78%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.39%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 115 (44.75%) Git (software)
2 36 (14.01%) Jenkins
3 26 (10.12%) Hudson
4 16 (6.23%) Subversion
5 14 (5.45%) JIRA
6 12 (4.67%) PHPUnit
7 11 (4.28%) Oracle Forms
8 9 (3.50%) Selenium
9 6 (2.33%) Eclipse
10 5 (1.95%) Redmine
11 3 (1.17%) Mercurial
12 2 (0.78%) Dreamweaver
13 1 (0.39%) Bitbucket
13 1 (0.39%) Visual Studio
General
1 38 (14.79%) Marketing
2 28 (10.89%) Electronics
3 27 (10.51%) Telecoms
4 14 (5.45%) Finance
5 10 (3.89%) Advertising
6 8 (3.11%) Retail
7 5 (1.95%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.17%) Banking
Job Titles
1 163 (63.42%) Developer
2 102 (39.69%) PHP Developer
3 43 (16.73%) Senior Developer
4 38 (14.79%) DevOps Engineer
5 35 (13.62%) Junior
6 34 (13.23%) Junior Developer
7 33 (12.84%) Senior PHP Developer
8 30 (11.67%) Web Developer
8 30 (11.67%) Systems Administrator
9 29 (11.28%) Administrator
10 26 (10.12%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 23 (8.95%) PHP LAMP Developer
12 20 (7.78%) Linux Administrator
13 19 (7.39%) Junior PHP Developer
14 18 (7.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
15 17 (6.61%) Systems Engineer
15 17 (6.61%) PHP Web Developer
16 15 (5.84%) Lead Developer
16 15 (5.84%) Linux Engineer
17 11 (4.28%) Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (45.14%) HTML
2 115 (44.75%) CSS
3 55 (21.40%) jQuery
4 35 (13.62%) Symfony
5 34 (13.23%) REST
6 32 (12.45%) Web Services
7 31 (12.06%) Ajax
8 28 (10.89%) HTML5
9 27 (10.51%) JSON
9 27 (10.51%) SOAP
10 21 (8.17%) RESTful
10 21 (8.17%) XML
10 21 (8.17%) Laravel
11 16 (6.23%) AngularJS
12 15 (5.84%) CSS3
13 11 (4.28%) CGI
14 10 (3.89%) Spring
14 10 (3.89%) CodeIgniter
15 8 (3.11%) .NET
16 7 (2.72%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 32 (12.45%) User Experience
2 18 (7.00%) Digital Media
3 15 (5.84%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (4.67%) Data Centre
5 11 (4.28%) Computer Science
5 11 (4.28%) Management Information System
6 8 (3.11%) Graphic Design
6 8 (3.11%) Wiki
7 5 (1.95%) DTV
8 4 (1.56%) Blog
9 1 (0.39%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.39%) EqualLogic
9 1 (0.39%) iPhone
9 1 (0.39%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 153 (59.53%) Linux
2 39 (15.18%) CentOS
3 27 (10.51%) UNIX
4 20 (7.78%) Windows
4 20 (7.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (4.28%) Oracle Linux
5 11 (4.28%) Debian
6 10 (3.89%) Fedora
7 9 (3.50%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (3.11%) Android
8 8 (3.11%) Apple iOS
9 7 (2.72%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.78%) Windows Mobile
10 2 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.39%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.39%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.39%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (24.90%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (22.57%) DevOps
3 42 (16.34%) Web Development
4 41 (15.95%) Continuous Integration
5 40 (15.56%) OO
6 35 (13.62%) OOP
7 33 (12.84%) MVC
7 33 (12.84%) Scrum
8 29 (11.28%) Configuration Management
9 28 (10.89%) OO PHP
10 26 (10.12%) Build Automation
11 22 (8.56%) Software Engineering
12 19 (7.39%) API Integration
13 16 (6.23%) Project Management
14 15 (5.84%) E-Commerce
15 14 (5.45%) TDD
16 13 (5.06%) Waterfall
17 12 (4.67%) Logistics
18 11 (4.28%) Operations Management
18 11 (4.28%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 167 (64.98%) PHP
2 143 (55.64%) JavaScript
3 50 (19.46%) Bash Shell
3 50 (19.46%) SQL
4 47 (18.29%) Perl
5 45 (17.51%) Java
6 39 (15.18%) Ruby
7 37 (14.40%) Python
8 24 (9.34%) PHP5
9 20 (7.78%) Shell Script
10 15 (5.84%) Objective-C
11 7 (2.72%) Clojure
11 7 (2.72%) Groovy
11 7 (2.72%) Scala
11 7 (2.72%) C#
12 4 (1.56%) C++
13 2 (0.78%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.78%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 27 (10.51%) Degree
2 20 (7.78%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (7.78%) CCNA
3 1 (0.39%) MCSE
3 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.39%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.11%) WCAG
2 1 (0.39%) QA
System Software
1 20 (7.78%) KVM
2 19 (7.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (5.45%) iptables
4 9 (3.50%) Xen
5 7 (2.72%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 7 (2.72%) Postfix
5 7 (2.72%) XenServer
5 7 (2.72%) Samba
6 2 (0.78%) Active Directory
6 2 (0.78%) vSphere
6 2 (0.78%) Varnish
6 2 (0.78%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.39%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 56 (21.79%) Puppet
2 37 (14.40%) Opscode Chef
3 34 (13.23%) Ansible
4 27 (10.51%) Nagios
5 26 (10.12%) Salt
6 11 (4.28%) Graphite
7 9 (3.50%) Vagrant
8 7 (2.72%) ZABBIX
9 4 (1.56%) cPanel
10 1 (0.39%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 36 (14.01%) Zend
2 32 (12.45%) Red Hat
3 20 (7.78%) VMware
4 18 (7.00%) Google
4 18 (7.00%) Oracle
5 13 (5.06%) Rackspace
5 13 (5.06%) Cisco
6 9 (3.50%) Twitter
7 7 (2.72%) Facebook
7 7 (2.72%) Citrix
8 5 (1.95%) Adobe
8 5 (1.95%) SAP
8 5 (1.95%) ATG
9 2 (0.78%) Wyse
9 2 (0.78%) CheckPoint
9 2 (0.78%) Dell
9 2 (0.78%) Dell KACE
10 1 (0.39%) Zoho
10 1 (0.39%) SonicWALL
10 1 (0.39%) Microsoft
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Posted: 3 days ago
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HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
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Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Swindon
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 14 days ago
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Salary: £30 - 50k (DOE)
Posted: 21 days ago
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