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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LAMP over the 3 months to 1 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LAMP Stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL/MariaDB, PHP/Perl/Python)
Rank 132 103 126
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +23
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 110 154 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.09% 2.72% 2.04%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.43% 6.57% 4.56%
Number of salaries quoted 100 139 109
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,900
10% offered a salary of more than £49,250 £71,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
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
2026 2345 2656
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 38.45% 41.39% 44.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1766 2099 2305
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

LAMP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region citing LAMP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 1 June 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LAMP within the South West region over the 3 months to 1 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dorset +21 37 £37,500 +7.14% 7
Bristol -18 37 £32,750 -20.12% 8
Wiltshire +24 18 £40,000 +30.08% 1
Gloucestershire -15 9 £42,500 +25.00% 2
Devon +5 5 £24,500 -9.25%
Somerset -25 4 £40,236 +14.96%
LAMP
England

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 June 2016, IT jobs citing LAMP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region with a requirement for LAMP.

1 183 (82.06%) PHP
2 163 (73.09%) Linux
3 150 (67.26%) MySQL
4 132 (59.19%) HTML
5 130 (58.30%) JavaScript
5 130 (58.30%) CSS
6 125 (56.05%) Apache
7 79 (35.43%) Web Development
8 76 (34.08%) MVC
9 72 (32.29%) jQuery
10 58 (26.01%) Git (software)
11 44 (19.73%) E-Commerce
11 44 (19.73%) Windows
12 42 (18.83%) Perl
13 39 (17.49%) OOP
14 38 (17.04%) SQL
14 38 (17.04%) Python
15 37 (16.59%) Agile Software Development
15 37 (16.59%) Subversion
16 35 (15.70%) REST
16 35 (15.70%) Telecoms
17 33 (14.80%) VMware
17 33 (14.80%) Microsoft
17 33 (14.80%) .NET
18 32 (14.35%) SQL Server
18 32 (14.35%) OO
19 31 (13.90%) Drupal
19 31 (13.90%) Symfony
19 31 (13.90%) HTML5
20 30 (13.45%) DevOps

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 125 (56.05%) Apache
2 31 (13.90%) Drupal
3 28 (12.56%) IIS
4 14 (6.28%) WordPress
5 13 (5.83%) JBoss
6 12 (5.38%) CloudStack
6 12 (5.38%) OpenStack
6 12 (5.38%) WebLogic
6 12 (5.38%) WebSphere
6 12 (5.38%) WebSphere Application Server
7 9 (4.04%) CMS
7 9 (4.04%) Node.js
8 7 (3.14%) MS Exchange
8 7 (3.14%) SharePoint
9 6 (2.69%) Tomcat
10 5 (2.24%) Elasticsearch
11 4 (1.79%) nginx
12 3 (1.35%) ColdFusion
13 2 (0.90%) Apache Solr
14 1 (0.45%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (1.79%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.90%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.90%) Magento
2 1 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 21 (9.42%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.79%) GitHub
2 4 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (12.11%) Firewall
2 21 (9.42%) EIGRP
2 21 (9.42%) IPv4
2 21 (9.42%) IPv6
2 21 (9.42%) MPLS
2 21 (9.42%) OSPF
2 21 (9.42%) SNMP
2 21 (9.42%) VLAN
3 15 (6.73%) LAN
3 15 (6.73%) WAN
4 14 (6.28%) BGP
4 14 (6.28%) L2TP
5 7 (3.14%) DHCP
5 7 (3.14%) DNS
5 7 (3.14%) Internet
5 7 (3.14%) VoIP
5 7 (3.14%) VPN
6 4 (1.79%) SSH
7 3 (1.35%) LDAP
8 2 (0.90%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 150 (67.26%) MySQL
2 32 (14.35%) SQL Server
3 8 (3.59%) NoSQL
4 5 (2.24%) Big Data
5 4 (1.79%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.35%) RDBMS
6 3 (1.35%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (1.35%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.45%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.45%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.45%) Infinispan
7 1 (0.45%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 58 (26.01%) Git (software)
2 37 (16.59%) Subversion
3 25 (11.21%) Jenkins
4 21 (9.42%) PHPUnit
5 14 (6.28%) gulp
6 12 (5.38%) TeamCity
7 9 (4.04%) Vagrant
8 8 (3.59%) Selenium
9 7 (3.14%) Grunt
10 6 (2.69%) Mercurial
11 5 (2.24%) Bugzilla
11 5 (2.24%) PEAR
11 5 (2.24%) Trac
12 4 (1.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 2 (0.90%) JIRA
13 2 (0.90%) Redmine
14 1 (0.45%) JMeter
14 1 (0.45%) TestComplete
General
1 35 (15.70%) Telecoms
2 7 (3.14%) Finance
3 6 (2.69%) Marketing
4 3 (1.35%) Advertising
4 3 (1.35%) Electronics
5 2 (0.90%) Aerospace
5 2 (0.90%) Back Office
5 2 (0.90%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.45%) Banking
6 1 (0.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 157 (70.40%) Developer
2 125 (56.05%) PHP Developer
3 48 (21.52%) Web Developer
4 34 (15.25%) PHP Web Developer
5 27 (12.11%) Administrator
5 27 (12.11%) Systems Administrator
6 26 (11.66%) LAMP Developer
6 26 (11.66%) Linux Administrator
6 26 (11.66%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 23 (10.31%) PHP LAMP Developer
8 19 (8.52%) DevOps Engineer
9 14 (6.28%) MySQL Developer
9 14 (6.28%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 14 (6.28%) Senior Developer
9 14 (6.28%) Telecoms Administrator
10 13 (5.83%) Linux Engineer
10 13 (5.83%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 12 (5.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 10 (4.48%) Junior
13 9 (4.04%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 132 (59.19%) HTML
2 130 (58.30%) CSS
3 72 (32.29%) jQuery
4 35 (15.70%) REST
5 33 (14.80%) .NET
6 31 (13.90%) HTML5
6 31 (13.90%) Symfony
7 29 (13.00%) Laravel
8 28 (12.56%) CSS3
8 28 (12.56%) Sass
9 24 (10.76%) XML
10 19 (8.52%) Ajax
11 16 (7.17%) AngularJS
11 16 (7.17%) CodeIgniter
12 15 (6.73%) JSON
12 15 (6.73%) Web Services
13 14 (6.28%) SOAP
13 14 (6.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 13 (5.83%) Highcharts JS
15 6 (2.69%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 27 (12.11%) User Experience
2 26 (11.66%) Mobile App
3 20 (8.97%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (5.38%) Digital Media
5 7 (3.14%) EqualLogic
6 5 (2.24%) Blog
7 3 (1.35%) Data Centre
7 3 (1.35%) PKI
7 3 (1.35%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.45%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.45%) iPad
8 1 (0.45%) Online Banking
8 1 (0.45%) Social Network
8 1 (0.45%) W3C
8 1 (0.45%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 163 (73.09%) Linux
2 44 (19.73%) Windows
3 24 (10.76%) Unix
4 22 (9.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (6.73%) Debian
6 12 (5.38%) Windows Server
6 12 (5.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (5.38%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (3.59%) CentOS
8 7 (3.14%) FreeNAS
9 5 (2.24%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.45%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (35.43%) Web Development
2 76 (34.08%) MVC
3 44 (19.73%) E-Commerce
4 39 (17.49%) OOP
5 37 (16.59%) Agile Software Development
6 32 (14.35%) OO
7 30 (13.45%) DevOps
8 25 (11.21%) Configuration Management
8 25 (11.21%) Scrum
9 19 (8.52%) Continuous Integration
10 18 (8.07%) OO PHP
11 14 (6.28%) Presales
11 14 (6.28%) Project Management
12 13 (5.83%) Performance Tuning
13 12 (5.38%) Auto-Scaling
13 12 (5.38%) Build Automation
13 12 (5.38%) Disaster Recovery
13 12 (5.38%) DSDM
13 12 (5.38%) ITIL
13 12 (5.38%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 183 (82.06%) PHP
2 130 (58.30%) JavaScript
3 42 (18.83%) Perl
4 38 (17.04%) Python
4 38 (17.04%) SQL
5 21 (9.42%) Bash Shell
6 16 (7.17%) PowerShell
6 16 (7.17%) Shell Script
7 15 (6.73%) Java
7 15 (6.73%) Ruby
8 10 (4.48%) C#
9 5 (2.24%) C++
10 3 (1.35%) PHP 5
10 3 (1.35%) VB
11 2 (0.90%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (2.24%) Degree
2 2 (0.90%) MCSD
2 2 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (0.90%) RHCE
3 1 (0.45%) CCNA
3 1 (0.45%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.45%) MCP
3 1 (0.45%) RHCSA
3 1 (0.45%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (8.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (7.17%) Xen
3 15 (6.73%) Active Directory
4 12 (5.38%) vSphere
4 12 (5.38%) XenServer
5 9 (4.04%) Docker
6 5 (2.24%) KVM
7 4 (1.79%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.45%) Dovecot
8 1 (0.45%) Gluster
8 1 (0.45%) iptables
8 1 (0.45%) Postfix
8 1 (0.45%) Samba
Systems Management
1 25 (11.21%) Opscode Chef
2 24 (10.76%) Puppet
3 18 (8.07%) Ansible
4 12 (5.38%) Cobbler
4 12 (5.38%) Salt
4 12 (5.38%) Terraform
4 12 (5.38%) Tivoli
5 6 (2.69%) Nagios
6 5 (2.24%) Zenoss
7 1 (0.45%) Check_MK
7 1 (0.45%) cPanel
7 1 (0.45%) Graylog
7 1 (0.45%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (0.45%) Pingdom
7 1 (0.45%) Plesk
Vendors
1 33 (14.80%) Microsoft
1 33 (14.80%) VMware
2 18 (8.07%) Red Hat
3 16 (7.17%) Oracle
4 15 (6.73%) Zend
5 12 (5.38%) EnterpriseDB
6 8 (3.59%) Cisco
7 7 (3.14%) Apple
7 7 (3.14%) Dell
7 7 (3.14%) HP
7 7 (3.14%) Palo Alto
8 1 (0.45%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.45%) Google
8 1 (0.45%) Qualys
8 1 (0.45%) SAP
8 1 (0.45%) Splunk
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