The table below looks at the statistics for LAMP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LAMP over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 28 51 62
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +11
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 31 16 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 7.23% 2.89% 2.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.19% 5.80% 4.82%
Number of salaries quoted 30 16 13
Average salary £35,000 £34,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.44% +38.00%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
LAMP
East of 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 Suffolk region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Suffolk
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
235 276 311
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 54.78% 49.91% 45.27%
Number of salaries quoted 206 268 286
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

LAMP
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

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

LAMP Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

LAMP
Salary Trend in Suffolk

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

LAMP Salary Trend in Suffolk

LAMP
Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LAMP within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. 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
Bury St Edmunds +8 13 £35,000 -51.72%
Ipswich +5 4 £40,000 +110.52%
Woodbridge - 3 £35,000 -
LAMP
East of England

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Suffolk 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 59 (90.77%) PHP
2 45 (69.23%) HTML
2 45 (69.23%) MySQL
3 33 (50.77%) JavaScript
4 27 (41.54%) Linux
5 26 (40.00%) CSS
6 24 (36.92%) Zend
6 24 (36.92%) HTML5
7 16 (24.62%) Symfony
7 16 (24.62%) CakePHP
7 16 (24.62%) jQuery
7 16 (24.62%) Ajax
8 15 (23.08%) Software Engineering
8 15 (23.08%) MVC
8 15 (23.08%) Telecoms
8 15 (23.08%) Asterisk PBX
9 14 (21.54%) PHP5
10 13 (20.00%) Laravel
10 13 (20.00%) OO
11 12 (18.46%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (18.46%) WordPress
12 11 (16.92%) FreeSWITCH
12 11 (16.92%) OpenSIPS
12 11 (16.92%) SMS
13 10 (15.38%) Apache
13 10 (15.38%) CRM
13 10 (15.38%) Yii
13 10 (15.38%) CodeIgniter
14 9 (13.85%) Open Source
15 8 (12.31%) Web Development

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Suffolk 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 12 (18.46%) WordPress
2 10 (15.38%) Apache
3 5 (7.69%) CMS
3 5 (7.69%) Joomla!
3 5 (7.69%) Drupal
4 2 (3.08%) MS Exchange
4 2 (3.08%) SilverStripe
4 2 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2013
Business Applications
1 7 (10.77%) Magento
2 3 (4.62%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.15%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (6.15%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (23.08%) Asterisk PBX
2 11 (16.92%) SMS
3 5 (7.69%) HTTP
4 4 (6.15%) VoIP
5 3 (4.62%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (3.08%) DNS
6 2 (3.08%) WAN
6 2 (3.08%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (69.23%) MySQL
2 4 (6.15%) MongoDB
2 4 (6.15%) NoSQL
2 4 (6.15%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Git (software)
General
1 15 (23.08%) Telecoms
2 6 (9.23%) Finance
3 5 (7.69%) Marketing
4 2 (3.08%) Financial Institution
4 2 (3.08%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.54%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 44 (67.69%) Developer
2 37 (56.92%) PHP Developer
3 15 (23.08%) Software Engineer
4 9 (13.85%) Senior PHP Developer
4 9 (13.85%) Senior Developer
5 7 (10.77%) Web Developer
6 5 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (7.69%) PHP Web Developer
7 2 (3.08%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (3.08%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (3.08%) Software Developer
7 2 (3.08%) Drupal Developer
7 2 (3.08%) Front-End Developer
7 2 (3.08%) PHP LAMP Developer
8 1 (1.54%) PHP Zend Developer
8 1 (1.54%) PHP Drupal Developer
8 1 (1.54%) Junior
8 1 (1.54%) Systems Administrator
8 1 (1.54%) Junior Developer
8 1 (1.54%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (69.23%) HTML
2 26 (40.00%) CSS
3 24 (36.92%) HTML5
4 16 (24.62%) Ajax
4 16 (24.62%) Symfony
4 16 (24.62%) CakePHP
4 16 (24.62%) jQuery
5 13 (20.00%) Laravel
6 11 (16.92%) FreeSWITCH
7 10 (15.38%) Yii
7 10 (15.38%) CodeIgniter
8 7 (10.77%) .NET
8 7 (10.77%) ASP.NET
9 5 (7.69%) Zend Framework
10 4 (6.15%) CSS3
10 4 (6.15%) FFmpeg
11 3 (4.62%) Silverlight
12 1 (1.54%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.85%) Open Source
2 4 (6.15%) MPEG
3 1 (1.54%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 27 (41.54%) Linux
2 6 (9.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (4.62%) Windows
4 2 (3.08%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (3.08%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (23.08%) MVC
1 15 (23.08%) Software Engineering
2 13 (20.00%) OO
3 12 (18.46%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (15.38%) CRM
5 8 (12.31%) Web Development
6 4 (6.15%) E-Commerce
6 4 (6.15%) TDD
7 3 (4.62%) OO PHP
7 3 (4.62%) Mentoring
8 2 (3.08%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (3.08%) Multithreading
9 1 (1.54%) Responsive Web Design
9 1 (1.54%) Mobile Application Development
9 1 (1.54%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 59 (90.77%) PHP
2 33 (50.77%) JavaScript
3 14 (21.54%) PHP5
4 2 (3.08%) PowerShell
4 2 (3.08%) Bash Shell
4 2 (3.08%) Perl
4 2 (3.08%) SQL
5 1 (1.54%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (1.54%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.08%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (16.92%) OpenSIPS
2 4 (6.15%) Xen
3 2 (3.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (7.69%) ZABBIX
2 1 (1.54%) Puppet
2 1 (1.54%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.54%) Nagios
Vendors
1 24 (36.92%) Zend
2 6 (9.23%) Cisco
2 6 (9.23%) Red Hat
3 5 (7.69%) SolarWinds
4 4 (6.15%) New Relic
5 3 (4.62%) Sage
6 2 (3.08%) VMware
6 2 (3.08%) Percona
7 1 (1.54%) BT