The table below looks at the statistics for LAMP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LAMP over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 68 73 67
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -6
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 5 7 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.76% 0.96% 0.91%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.83% 1.80% 1.89%
Number of salaries quoted 0 7 6
Average salary - £30,000 £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,259 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+3.59% -
LAMP
West Midlands

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
273 388 318
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 41.62% 53.30% 48.40%
Number of salaries quoted 250 323 289
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,520 £25,000 £28,700
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

LAMP
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing LAMP across the Staffordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LAMP within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
Lichfield -3 5 - -
LAMP
West Midlands

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 20 (100.00%) PHP
2 19 (95.00%) MySQL
3 15 (75.00%) CSS
3 15 (75.00%) HTML
4 13 (65.00%) Linux
5 12 (60.00%) jQuery
6 11 (55.00%) OOP
6 11 (55.00%) Apache
7 10 (50.00%) JavaScript
8 9 (45.00%) Mentoring
9 8 (40.00%) HTML5
10 7 (35.00%) Ext JS
10 7 (35.00%) CSS3
10 7 (35.00%) OO
10 7 (35.00%) Telecoms
10 7 (35.00%) Clustering
11 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (30.00%) VoIP
11 6 (30.00%) Project Management
12 5 (25.00%) WAMP
12 5 (25.00%) Web 2.0
12 5 (25.00%) Business Development
12 5 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
12 5 (25.00%) Line Management
12 5 (25.00%) Intranet
13 3 (15.00%) MVC
14 2 (10.00%) Zend
14 2 (10.00%) Web Services
15 1 (5.00%) UNIX
15 1 (5.00%) SQL

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 11 (55.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 6 (30.00%) VoIP
2 5 (25.00%) Intranet
3 1 (5.00%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (95.00%) MySQL
2 1 (5.00%) NoSQL
General
1 7 (35.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 19 (95.00%) Developer
2 12 (60.00%) PHP Developer
3 7 (35.00%) Lead Developer
4 6 (30.00%) Lead PHP Developer
4 6 (30.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 5 (25.00%) Web Applications Developer
5 5 (25.00%) Web Developer
5 5 (25.00%) Applications Developer
6 3 (15.00%) PHP LAMP Developer
7 2 (10.00%) LAMP Developer
8 1 (5.00%) Junior
8 1 (5.00%) Front-End Developer
8 1 (5.00%) Linux Support
8 1 (5.00%) Junior PHP Developer
8 1 (5.00%) Senior Developer
8 1 (5.00%) Support Analyst
8 1 (5.00%) Junior Developer
8 1 (5.00%) Analyst
8 1 (5.00%) PHP Zend Developer
8 1 (5.00%) PHP Symfony Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (75.00%) HTML
1 15 (75.00%) CSS
2 12 (60.00%) jQuery
3 8 (40.00%) HTML5
4 7 (35.00%) Ext JS
4 7 (35.00%) CSS3
5 5 (25.00%) WAMP
6 2 (10.00%) Web Services
7 1 (5.00%) Ajax
7 1 (5.00%) Symfony
7 1 (5.00%) Zend Framework
7 1 (5.00%) Yii
7 1 (5.00%) Backbone.js
7 1 (5.00%) AngularJS
7 1 (5.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) Clustering
2 5 (25.00%) Web 2.0
2 5 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (65.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.00%) Debian
2 1 (5.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) OOP
2 9 (45.00%) Mentoring
3 7 (35.00%) OO
4 6 (30.00%) Project Management
4 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (25.00%) Business Development
5 5 (25.00%) Line Management
6 3 (15.00%) MVC
7 1 (5.00%) Unit Testing
7 1 (5.00%) OO PHP
7 1 (5.00%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) PHP
2 10 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Zend
2 1 (5.00%) Twitter