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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LAMP over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
LAMP Stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL/MariaDB, PHP/Perl/Python)
England / West Midlands
Rank 132 140 152
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +12
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 74 98 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.56% 1.69% 1.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.48% 5.18% 3.45%
Number of salaries quoted 70 86 54
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £33,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +12.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £22,150
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £50,250 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +1.33%

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
1652 1891 1798
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 34.88% 32.59% 35.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1462 1652 1620
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

LAMP
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands 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 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 20 February 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LAMP within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 20 February 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
Birmingham -6 40 £33,750 -10.00% 2
Worcestershire -2 15 £34,000 +0.74% 4
Staffordshire +9 11 £40,000 +37.93%
Warwickshire +32 10 £28,750 -28.12% 1
Solihull -9 7 £36,750 -8.12% 1
Wolverhampton +9 1 £27,500 -3.50%
Shropshire - 1 £26,000 -
LAMP
England

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for LAMP.

1 153 (88.44%) PHP
2 134 (77.46%) MySQL
3 117 (67.63%) JavaScript
4 116 (67.05%) CSS
5 111 (64.16%) HTML
6 84 (48.55%) jQuery
7 81 (46.82%) HTML5
8 79 (45.66%) Linux
9 65 (37.57%) MVC
10 63 (36.42%) OO
11 59 (34.10%) OOP
12 45 (26.01%) Marketing
13 43 (24.86%) Apache
14 40 (23.12%) AngularJS
15 38 (21.97%) High Availability
16 37 (21.39%) Git (software)
17 35 (20.23%) E-Commerce
17 35 (20.23%) LEMP Stack
18 32 (18.50%) ATM
18 32 (18.50%) Web Development
18 32 (18.50%) Amazon AWS
19 30 (17.34%) MongoDB
19 30 (17.34%) CSS3
19 30 (17.34%) Java
20 29 (16.76%) Agile Software Development
21 28 (16.18%) Scrum
22 27 (15.61%) Web Services
23 26 (15.03%) Ajax
23 26 (15.03%) nginx
24 25 (14.45%) Open Source

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 43 (24.86%) Apache
2 26 (15.03%) nginx
3 13 (7.51%) lighttpd
4 11 (6.36%) Elasticsearch
4 11 (6.36%) WordPress
5 10 (5.78%) CMS
5 10 (5.78%) MS Exchange
6 3 (1.73%) Drupal
7 2 (1.16%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (1.16%) IIS
7 2 (1.16%) Moodle
7 2 (1.16%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.16%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.58%) CloudStack
8 1 (0.58%) ExpressionEngine
8 1 (0.58%) Tornado
Applications
1 9 (5.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 8 (4.62%) Adobe Illustrator
2 8 (4.62%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 20 (11.56%) Magento
2 8 (4.62%) NetSuite
3 2 (1.16%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.58%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.58%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 32 (18.50%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (4.62%) Amazon EC2
2 8 (4.62%) Amazon S3
2 8 (4.62%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 5 (2.89%) GitHub
4 2 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.16%) Office 365
4 2 (1.16%) Sage Pay
5 1 (0.58%) AdWords
5 1 (0.58%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 32 (18.50%) ATM
2 7 (4.05%) Internet
3 4 (2.31%) Intranet
4 3 (1.73%) tcpdump
5 2 (1.16%) HTTP
6 1 (0.58%) DNS
6 1 (0.58%) Firewall
6 1 (0.58%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 134 (77.46%) MySQL
2 30 (17.34%) MongoDB
3 22 (12.72%) NoSQL
4 14 (8.09%) SQL Server
5 8 (4.62%) Amazon RDS
6 7 (4.05%) Relational Database
7 6 (3.47%) Apache Cassandra
7 6 (3.47%) Couchbase
7 6 (3.47%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.16%) Redis
9 1 (0.58%) CouchDB
9 1 (0.58%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 37 (21.39%) Git (software)
2 9 (5.20%) gulp
3 8 (4.62%) Subversion
3 8 (4.62%) webpack
4 7 (4.05%) PhantomJS
5 6 (3.47%) GitLab
6 4 (2.31%) PHPUnit
7 3 (1.73%) GDB
7 3 (1.73%) Xcode
8 2 (1.16%) Grunt
8 2 (1.16%) Jenkins
8 2 (1.16%) JIRA
8 2 (1.16%) Phing
9 1 (0.58%) Bower
9 1 (0.58%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.58%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.58%) Selenium
9 1 (0.58%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.58%) Vagrant
9 1 (0.58%) Yeoman
General
1 45 (26.01%) Marketing
2 25 (14.45%) Games
3 7 (4.05%) Back Office
4 3 (1.73%) Electronics
4 3 (1.73%) Finance
4 3 (1.73%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.73%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.58%) Advertising
5 1 (0.58%) Banking
5 1 (0.58%) Brand Awareness
5 1 (0.58%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.58%) Retail
Job Titles
1 132 (76.30%) Developer
2 102 (58.96%) PHP Developer
3 44 (25.43%) MySQL Developer
3 44 (25.43%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 38 (21.97%) JavaScript Developer
5 35 (20.23%) HTML Developer
5 35 (20.23%) LAMP Developer
5 35 (20.23%) PHP LAMP Developer
6 34 (19.65%) HTML CSS Developer
7 26 (15.03%) Lead Developer
8 21 (12.14%) Web Developer
9 18 (10.40%) DevOps Engineer
10 17 (9.83%) PHP Web Developer
11 16 (9.25%) Lead PHP Developer
12 13 (7.51%) Angular Developer
12 13 (7.51%) Full Stack Developer
13 11 (6.36%) Senior Developer
14 9 (5.20%) Junior
14 9 (5.20%) Linux Support
15 8 (4.62%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (67.05%) CSS
2 111 (64.16%) HTML
3 84 (48.55%) jQuery
4 81 (46.82%) HTML5
5 40 (23.12%) AngularJS
6 35 (20.23%) LEMP Stack
7 30 (17.34%) CSS3
8 27 (15.61%) Web Services
9 26 (15.03%) Ajax
10 22 (12.72%) SOAP
11 20 (11.56%) RESTful
12 19 (10.98%) Laravel
13 18 (10.40%) Node.js
14 15 (8.67%) React
15 13 (7.51%) JSON
15 13 (7.51%) Symfony
15 13 (7.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 12 (6.94%) CodeIgniter
17 9 (5.20%) MEAN Stack
18 8 (4.62%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.83%) Mobile App
2 14 (8.09%) Linux Command Line
3 10 (5.78%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (4.05%) Mobile Games
4 7 (4.05%) Online Games
5 4 (2.31%) iPad
5 4 (2.31%) User Experience
6 3 (1.73%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.16%) W3C
8 1 (0.58%) AS400
8 1 (0.58%) Derivative
8 1 (0.58%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.58%) Replication
8 1 (0.58%) Taxonomies
8 1 (0.58%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 79 (45.66%) Linux
2 20 (11.56%) Windows
3 9 (5.20%) Mac OS X
4 8 (4.62%) Mac OS
4 8 (4.62%) Windows Server
5 6 (3.47%) Android
5 6 (3.47%) Apple iOS
5 6 (3.47%) Unix
6 2 (1.16%) Solaris
6 2 (1.16%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.58%) CentOS
7 1 (0.58%) Debian
7 1 (0.58%) Fedora
7 1 (0.58%) openSUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (37.57%) MVC
2 63 (36.42%) OO
3 59 (34.10%) OOP
4 38 (21.97%) High Availability
5 35 (20.23%) E-Commerce
6 32 (18.50%) Web Development
7 29 (16.76%) Agile Software Development
8 28 (16.18%) Scrum
9 25 (14.45%) Open Source
10 19 (10.98%) DevOps
11 17 (9.83%) OO PHP
12 13 (7.51%) Load Balancing
12 13 (7.51%) Refactoring
13 12 (6.94%) SEO
13 12 (6.94%) Web Design
14 11 (6.36%) Business Intelligence
15 10 (5.78%) API Integration
15 10 (5.78%) Data Protection
15 10 (5.78%) TDD
16 8 (4.62%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 153 (88.44%) PHP
2 117 (67.63%) JavaScript
3 30 (17.34%) Java
4 13 (7.51%) Bash Shell
4 13 (7.51%) Python
5 7 (4.05%) C#
5 7 (4.05%) XPath
6 6 (3.47%) SQL
7 5 (2.89%) PHP 7
7 5 (2.89%) Ruby
7 5 (2.89%) VB.NET
8 4 (2.31%) C
9 3 (1.73%) Go
9 3 (1.73%) Objective-C
9 3 (1.73%) PHP 5
10 2 (1.16%) Apple Swift
11 1 (0.58%) C++
11 1 (0.58%) Dart
11 1 (0.58%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (1.16%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.47%) QA
2 1 (0.58%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (4.62%) Docker
2 7 (4.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.16%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.16%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.58%) Ceph
4 1 (0.58%) KVM
4 1 (0.58%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 17 (9.83%) Opscode Chef
2 14 (8.09%) Ansible
3 9 (5.20%) Puppet
4 2 (1.16%) SCCM
5 1 (0.58%) cPanel
5 1 (0.58%) Grafana
5 1 (0.58%) Graphite
5 1 (0.58%) Icinga
5 1 (0.58%) Kibana
5 1 (0.58%) logstash
5 1 (0.58%) Nagios
5 1 (0.58%) Salt
Vendors
1 12 (6.94%) Zend
2 9 (5.20%) Adobe
3 8 (4.62%) Veeam
3 8 (4.62%) VMware
4 3 (1.73%) Google
4 3 (1.73%) Sage
5 2 (1.16%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.16%) Oracle
5 2 (1.16%) PayPal
5 2 (1.16%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.58%) Apple
6 1 (0.58%) Epicor
6 1 (0.58%) IBM
6 1 (0.58%) Infor
6 1 (0.58%) SAP
6 1 (0.58%) Xamarin
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £44000 Per Annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Worcestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £23000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum + good benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Evesham, Worcestershire
ISL
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Evesham, Worcestershire
ISL
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + lots of benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £32,000 to £40,000 per annum Upto £40K + Listed Benefits and Shar
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
Intouch Games
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 10 days ago
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
In touch games
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 9 days ago