The table below looks at the statistics for LAMP skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LAMP over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 197 143 175
Rank change year-on-year
-54 +32
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 27 56 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.49% 1.04% 0.70%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.34% 3.08% 1.77%
Number of salaries quoted 26 56 30
Average salary £31,250 £32,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% -23.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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 West Midlands region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2021 1816 1923
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 36.31% 33.89% 39.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1748 1621 1671
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

LAMP
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

LAMP Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

LAMP
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

LAMP Salary Trend in the West Midlands

LAMP
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LAMP across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

LAMP Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

LAMP
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LAMP within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 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
Warwickshire +1 5 £37,500 +7.14% 3
Birmingham -19 5 £32,000 -1.53% 4
Worcestershire -3 4 £26,000 -20.00% 6
Staffordshire -9 4 £28,750 -17.85%
Coventry -10 4 £40,000 +60.00%
Solihull - 4 £32,500 -
LAMP
England

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 64 (94.12%) PHP
2 55 (80.88%) MySQL
3 48 (70.59%) JavaScript
4 46 (67.65%) CSS
5 43 (63.24%) HTML
6 31 (45.59%) jQuery
6 31 (45.59%) Linux
7 23 (33.82%) PHP5
8 22 (32.35%) Apache
9 21 (30.88%) HTML5
10 19 (27.94%) CSS3
10 19 (27.94%) WordPress
11 18 (26.47%) SQL
12 17 (25.00%) MVC
13 15 (22.06%) E-Commerce
14 14 (20.59%) SEO
14 14 (20.59%) OO
15 13 (19.12%) Google
16 12 (17.65%) CentOS
16 12 (17.65%) Subversion
16 12 (17.65%) Red Hat
16 12 (17.65%) Perl
16 12 (17.65%) SOAP
16 12 (17.65%) Web Services
16 12 (17.65%) Mobile App
16 12 (17.65%) Mobile Application Development
17 11 (16.18%) Open Source
17 11 (16.18%) XML
17 11 (16.18%) Windows
17 11 (16.18%) SAN

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 22 (32.35%) Apache
2 19 (27.94%) WordPress
3 10 (14.71%) CMS
4 7 (10.29%) Node.js
4 7 (10.29%) Drupal
5 6 (8.82%) IIS
6 5 (7.35%) nginx
6 5 (7.35%) Apache Solr
6 5 (7.35%) Moodle
6 5 (7.35%) Tomcat
7 4 (5.88%) Joomla!
8 3 (4.41%) SharePoint
9 1 (1.47%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 7 (10.29%) Photoshop
2 6 (8.82%) MS Excel
3 5 (7.35%) MS Office
3 5 (7.35%) MS Visio
4 3 (4.41%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 5 (7.35%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.94%) Trello
1 2 (2.94%) GitHub
1 2 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (16.18%) SAN
1 11 (16.18%) DNS
2 7 (10.29%) HTTP
3 6 (8.82%) VLAN
3 6 (8.82%) SSL
3 6 (8.82%) TCP/IP
4 5 (7.35%) Internet
4 5 (7.35%) Network Security
4 5 (7.35%) SSH
5 2 (2.94%) Intranet
6 1 (1.47%) GSM
6 1 (1.47%) DHCP
6 1 (1.47%) LDAP
6 1 (1.47%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (80.88%) MySQL
2 6 (8.82%) Relational Database
3 5 (7.35%) NoSQL
3 5 (7.35%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.94%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.47%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 12 (17.65%) Subversion
2 9 (13.24%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.94%) JIRA
3 2 (2.94%) Dreamweaver
3 2 (2.94%) Mercurial
4 1 (1.47%) PHPUnit
General
1 9 (13.24%) Retail
2 6 (8.82%) Publishing
3 3 (4.41%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.41%) Marketing
4 1 (1.47%) Advertising
4 1 (1.47%) Billing
Job Titles
1 49 (72.06%) Developer
2 38 (55.88%) PHP Developer
3 17 (25.00%) PHP LAMP Developer
4 11 (16.18%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 9 (13.24%) PHP Programmer
5 9 (13.24%) Programmer
5 9 (13.24%) Web Developer
6 8 (11.76%) LAMP Developer
7 7 (10.29%) Administrator
8 6 (8.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (7.35%) Linux Administrator
10 4 (5.88%) PHP Web Developer
10 4 (5.88%) Web Programmer
10 4 (5.88%) Senior Developer
11 3 (4.41%) Applications Developer
11 3 (4.41%) Senior PHP Developer
12 2 (2.94%) Software Engineer
12 2 (2.94%) Systems Administrator
13 1 (1.47%) CSS Developer
13 1 (1.47%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (67.65%) CSS
2 43 (63.24%) HTML
3 31 (45.59%) jQuery
4 21 (30.88%) HTML5
5 19 (27.94%) CSS3
6 12 (17.65%) SOAP
6 12 (17.65%) Web Services
7 11 (16.18%) XML
8 10 (14.71%) Ajax
9 7 (10.29%) REST
10 6 (8.82%) AngularJS
11 4 (5.88%) Flash
11 4 (5.88%) XHTML
12 3 (4.41%) Yii
13 2 (2.94%) Symfony
13 2 (2.94%) Ruby on Rails
13 2 (2.94%) ExpressJS
13 2 (2.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 1 (1.47%) RESTful
14 1 (1.47%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.65%) Mobile App
2 11 (16.18%) Open Source
3 5 (7.35%) Internet of Things
3 5 (7.35%) Replication
4 2 (2.94%) User Experience
4 2 (2.94%) Social Media
5 1 (1.47%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.47%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 31 (45.59%) Linux
2 12 (17.65%) CentOS
3 11 (16.18%) Windows
4 6 (8.82%) UNIX
5 5 (7.35%) SELinux
5 5 (7.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (7.35%) Debian
6 2 (2.94%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (25.00%) MVC
2 15 (22.06%) E-Commerce
3 14 (20.59%) SEO
3 14 (20.59%) OO
4 12 (17.65%) Mobile Application Development
5 11 (16.18%) Pay per click
6 8 (11.76%) OOP
7 7 (10.29%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (8.82%) Content Management
8 6 (8.82%) Load Balancing
9 5 (7.35%) Change Control
10 3 (4.41%) Kalman Filter
10 3 (4.41%) Time Management
11 2 (2.94%) Software Engineering
11 2 (2.94%) TDD
11 2 (2.94%) Pair Programming
11 2 (2.94%) BDD
12 1 (1.47%) Responsive Web Design
12 1 (1.47%) Web Application Development
12 1 (1.47%) Social Media Marketing
Programming Languages
1 64 (94.12%) PHP
2 48 (70.59%) JavaScript
3 23 (33.82%) PHP5
4 18 (26.47%) SQL
5 12 (17.65%) Perl
6 8 (11.76%) Java
6 8 (11.76%) Bash Shell
7 6 (8.82%) PowerShell
7 6 (8.82%) Python
8 5 (7.35%) ActionScript
9 2 (2.94%) Ruby
9 2 (2.94%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.47%) ActionScript 3.0
10 1 (1.47%) C
10 1 (1.47%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (2.94%) Degree
2 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 7 (10.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (8.82%) Active Directory
2 6 (8.82%) Forefront TMG
3 5 (7.35%) Varnish
3 5 (7.35%) Hyper-V
3 5 (7.35%) vSphere
3 5 (7.35%) Postfix
3 5 (7.35%) Sendmail
4 4 (5.88%) Shibboleth
5 2 (2.94%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.47%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 6 (8.82%) Backup Exec
2 5 (7.35%) Nagios
2 5 (7.35%) WSUS
3 1 (1.47%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (19.12%) Google
2 12 (17.65%) Red Hat
3 7 (10.29%) Zend
3 7 (10.29%) VMware
4 6 (8.82%) Altiris
4 6 (8.82%) Cisco
4 6 (8.82%) Microsoft
4 6 (8.82%) NetApp
4 6 (8.82%) Dell
5 5 (7.35%) Sun
6 3 (4.41%) Facebook
6 3 (4.41%) Adobe
7 2 (2.94%) Twitter
8 1 (1.47%) Oracle
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £18,000 to £25,000 per annum plus bonus and training!
Posted: 12 hours ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
3dtotal.com Ltd
Salary: £30 - £40K + BONUS + BENEFITS
Posted: 21 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Droitwich
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £17,000 to £27,000 per annum plus bonus paid on projects
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum plus team bonus !
Posted: 3 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits package / Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £35000 to £45000 per annum - benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Warwickshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £20000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire, West Midlands, United...
3dtotal.com Ltd
Salary: £30 - £40K + BONUS + BENEFITS
Posted: 6 days ago
Worcester
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
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