The table below looks at the statistics for LAMP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LAMP over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
LAMP Stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL/MariaDB, PHP/Perl/Python)
West Midlands / Staffordshire
Rank 56 61 62
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +1
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 13 6 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 2.44% 1.01% 0.70%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.38% 2.34% 1.63%
Number of salaries quoted 13 6 4
Median salary £40,000 £28,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+39.13% -28.12%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £39,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +11.42%

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 Staffordshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
297 256 245
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 55.83% 43.17% 42.83%
Number of salaries quoted 254 231 234
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

LAMP
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Staffordshire 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 Staffordshire

LAMP
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

LAMP Salary Trend in Staffordshire

LAMP
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LAMP across the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017.

LAMP Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

LAMP
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LAMP within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 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
Lichfield +1 7 £40,000 +37.93%
Stafford - 6 £55,000 -
LAMP
West Midlands

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for LAMP.

1 23 (100.00%) PHP
2 14 (60.87%) MySQL
2 14 (60.87%) Linux
2 14 (60.87%) DevOps
3 13 (56.52%) Ansible
4 10 (43.48%) E-Commerce
5 9 (39.13%) MVC
5 9 (39.13%) jQuery
5 9 (39.13%) Magento
6 8 (34.78%) Puppet
6 8 (34.78%) Opscode Chef
7 7 (30.43%) Open Source
7 7 (30.43%) Configuration Management
8 6 (26.09%) High Availability
9 5 (21.74%) Git (software)
9 5 (21.74%) Python
10 4 (17.39%) MongoDB
11 3 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
11 3 (13.04%) nginx
11 3 (13.04%) Ruby
11 3 (13.04%) Apache
11 3 (13.04%) C
11 3 (13.04%) Java
11 3 (13.04%) LEMP Stack
12 2 (8.70%) tcpdump
12 2 (8.70%) Performance Optimisation
12 2 (8.70%) Relational Database
12 2 (8.70%) User Experience
12 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
12 2 (8.70%) HTML

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 3 (13.04%) Apache
1 3 (13.04%) nginx
2 2 (8.70%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (8.70%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.35%) CloudStack
Business Applications
1 9 (39.13%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (8.70%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) Internet
1 2 (8.70%) tcpdump
2 1 (4.35%) DNS
2 1 (4.35%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (60.87%) MySQL
2 4 (17.39%) MongoDB
3 2 (8.70%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.35%) Redis
Development Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Git (software)
2 2 (8.70%) GDB
2 2 (8.70%) Phing
2 2 (8.70%) PHPUnit
2 2 (8.70%) Subversion
3 1 (4.35%) GitLab
Job Titles
1 14 (60.87%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (39.13%) Developer
2 9 (39.13%) PHP Developer
3 7 (30.43%) LAMP Developer
3 7 (30.43%) PHP LAMP Developer
4 2 (8.70%) MySQL Developer
4 2 (8.70%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Senior DevOps
4 2 (8.70%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Senior MySQL Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Senior PHP Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) DevOps Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) DevOps Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) HTML Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 1 (4.35%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Ubuntu Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (39.13%) jQuery
2 3 (13.04%) LEMP Stack
3 2 (8.70%) CSS
3 2 (8.70%) CSS3
3 2 (8.70%) HTML
3 2 (8.70%) HTML5
3 2 (8.70%) Memcached
3 2 (8.70%) RESTful
3 2 (8.70%) Semantic HTML
3 2 (8.70%) Web Services
4 1 (4.35%) ELK Stack
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Mobile App
1 2 (8.70%) User Experience
1 2 (8.70%) W3C
2 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 14 (60.87%) Linux
2 2 (8.70%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (60.87%) DevOps
2 10 (43.48%) E-Commerce
3 9 (39.13%) MVC
4 7 (30.43%) Configuration Management
4 7 (30.43%) Open Source
5 6 (26.09%) High Availability
6 2 (8.70%) Migration
6 2 (8.70%) Mobile Application Development
6 2 (8.70%) OOP
6 2 (8.70%) Performance Optimisation
6 2 (8.70%) SEO
6 2 (8.70%) Unit Testing
6 2 (8.70%) Web Development
7 1 (4.35%) B2B
7 1 (4.35%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 23 (100.00%) PHP
2 5 (21.74%) Python
3 3 (13.04%) C
3 3 (13.04%) Java
3 3 (13.04%) Ruby
4 2 (8.70%) Go
4 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
4 2 (8.70%) PHP 5
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Ceph
1 1 (4.35%) KVM
1 1 (4.35%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 13 (56.52%) Ansible
2 8 (34.78%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (34.78%) Puppet
3 1 (4.35%) Grafana
3 1 (4.35%) Graphite
3 1 (4.35%) Icinga
3 1 (4.35%) Kibana
3 1 (4.35%) logstash
3 1 (4.35%) Nagios
3 1 (4.35%) Salt
Vendors
1 2 (8.70%) Google