The table below looks at the statistics for LAMP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LAMP over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 49 60 75
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +15
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 36 30 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 4.26% 3.64% 1.96%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.21% 10.68% 5.40%
Number of salaries quoted 35 30 16
Average salary £30,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.41% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £31,000 £33,750
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £50,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
LAMP
Hampshire

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 Southampton region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
321 281 315
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 37.94% 34.10% 36.37%
Number of salaries quoted 288 270 292
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

LAMP
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing LAMP across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

LAMP Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

LAMP
Salary Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LAMP across the Southampton region.

LAMP Salary Trend in Southampton

LAMP
Salary Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LAMP across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

LAMP Salary Histogram in Southampton

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 58 (67.44%) PHP
2 56 (65.12%) MySQL
3 53 (61.63%) Linux
4 48 (55.81%) HTML
5 47 (54.65%) JavaScript
6 45 (52.33%) CSS
7 38 (44.19%) SQL
8 37 (43.02%) jQuery
9 36 (41.86%) Git (software)
10 34 (39.53%) Degree
11 32 (37.21%) Oracle
12 31 (36.05%) SQL Server
12 31 (36.05%) Windows
13 29 (33.72%) OO
14 28 (32.56%) Tomcat
14 28 (32.56%) Active Directory
14 28 (32.56%) Windows Server 2003
14 28 (32.56%) Windows Server 2008
15 26 (30.23%) Ajax
16 24 (27.91%) Clustering
16 24 (27.91%) WordPress
16 24 (27.91%) Apache
17 23 (26.74%) Windows 7
17 23 (26.74%) Social Media
17 23 (26.74%) Windows 8
18 22 (25.58%) Joomla!
18 22 (25.58%) IIS
19 20 (23.26%) Marketing
20 19 (22.09%) Network Security
20 19 (22.09%) OOP

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 28 (32.56%) Tomcat
2 24 (27.91%) WordPress
2 24 (27.91%) Apache
3 22 (25.58%) Joomla!
3 22 (25.58%) IIS
4 5 (5.81%) Node.js
5 2 (2.33%) CMS
Applications
1 14 (16.28%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.33%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.49%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 19 (22.09%) Network Security
1 19 (22.09%) DHCP
1 19 (22.09%) DNS
2 3 (3.49%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (65.12%) MySQL
2 31 (36.05%) SQL Server
3 9 (10.47%) QlikView
3 9 (10.47%) Pentaho
4 2 (2.33%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.33%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.33%) Big Data
5 1 (1.16%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.16%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 36 (41.86%) Git (software)
2 18 (20.93%) Subversion
3 9 (10.47%) Grunt
4 5 (5.81%) Karma Test Runner
4 5 (5.81%) Bower
4 5 (5.81%) PHPUnit
5 3 (3.49%) Jenkins
5 3 (3.49%) Trac
5 3 (3.49%) Bugzilla
5 3 (3.49%) PEAR
6 2 (2.33%) Selenium
General
1 20 (23.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 54 (62.79%) Developer
2 37 (43.02%) PHP Developer
3 15 (17.44%) PHP LAMP Developer
4 12 (13.95%) Web Developer
5 10 (11.63%) Information Security Specialist
5 10 (11.63%) Security Specialist
5 10 (11.63%) Senior Developer
5 10 (11.63%) Information Specialist
6 9 (10.47%) Support Specialist
6 9 (10.47%) Applications Support
6 9 (10.47%) Applications Specialist
6 9 (10.47%) Applications Support Specialist
7 6 (6.98%) Senior PHP Developer
8 5 (5.81%) Business Intelligence Manager
8 5 (5.81%) LAMP Developer
9 4 (4.65%) PHP Web Developer
9 4 (4.65%) Team Leader
9 4 (4.65%) Front-End Developer
9 4 (4.65%) Architect
10 3 (3.49%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (55.81%) HTML
2 45 (52.33%) CSS
3 37 (43.02%) jQuery
4 26 (30.23%) Ajax
5 16 (18.60%) HTML5
5 16 (18.60%) CSS3
6 11 (12.79%) Symfony
7 9 (10.47%) AngularJS
8 8 (9.30%) XHTML
9 6 (6.98%) CakePHP
10 5 (5.81%) Apache Camel
10 5 (5.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 5 (5.81%) Web Services
10 5 (5.81%) RESTful
11 4 (4.65%) YUI
11 4 (4.65%) SVG
11 4 (4.65%) Sass
11 4 (4.65%) Backbone.js
11 4 (4.65%) HTML5 Canvas
11 4 (4.65%) Semantic HTML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (27.91%) Clustering
2 23 (26.74%) Social Media
3 14 (16.28%) Kindle
3 14 (16.28%) Open Source
4 12 (13.95%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (11.63%) CESG
5 10 (11.63%) Management Information System
6 4 (4.65%) Mashup
7 2 (2.33%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.16%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 53 (61.63%) Linux
2 31 (36.05%) Windows
3 28 (32.56%) Windows Server 2003
3 28 (32.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (26.74%) Windows 7
4 23 (26.74%) Windows 8
5 6 (6.98%) Apple iOS
6 2 (2.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (33.72%) OO
2 19 (22.09%) OOP
3 15 (17.44%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (16.28%) Software Engineering
5 13 (15.12%) MVC
5 13 (15.12%) Digital Marketing
6 12 (13.95%) OO PHP
7 10 (11.63%) Ethical Hacking
7 10 (11.63%) Information Security
7 10 (11.63%) Risk Management
8 9 (10.47%) ETL
8 9 (10.47%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (10.47%) Requirements Management
8 9 (10.47%) Requirements Analysis
8 9 (10.47%) Data Management
9 7 (8.14%) OOD
9 7 (8.14%) Automated Testing
10 6 (6.98%) E-Commerce
11 5 (5.81%) ITIL
11 5 (5.81%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 58 (67.44%) PHP
2 47 (54.65%) JavaScript
3 38 (44.19%) SQL
4 16 (18.60%) PHP5
5 6 (6.98%) C
6 4 (4.65%) Objective-C
6 4 (4.65%) C++
7 3 (3.49%) R
7 3 (3.49%) Java
8 1 (1.16%) Python
8 1 (1.16%) Perl
8 1 (1.16%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 34 (39.53%) Degree
2 19 (22.09%) MCSE
2 19 (22.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (11.63%) CEH
3 10 (11.63%) CISM
3 10 (11.63%) CISSP
4 5 (5.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (4.65%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (16.28%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 28 (32.56%) Active Directory
2 9 (10.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (10.47%) XenDesktop
3 5 (5.81%) XenApp
3 5 (5.81%) XenServer
3 5 (5.81%) vSphere
Vendors
1 32 (37.21%) Oracle
2 14 (16.28%) VMware
3 9 (10.47%) Citrix
3 9 (10.47%) Cognos
3 9 (10.47%) Business Objects
4 8 (9.30%) Zend
5 5 (5.81%) Twitter
6 4 (4.65%) Facebook
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bonus, pension, healthcare
Posted: 23 days ago