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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 179 117 137
Rank change year-on-year
-62 +20
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 36 92 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.66% 1.85% 1.32%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.97% 4.96% 3.03%
Number of salaries quoted 34 92 62
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,600 £26,400 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,100 £38,000 £45,000
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
1832 1856 2078
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 33.64% 37.41% 43.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1691 1631 1887
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £48,000
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 19 December 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 19 December 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 -2 10 £35,000 -6.66% 1
Worcestershire +8 7 £35,000 +27.27%
Birmingham -50 6 £37,875 +16.53% 4
Staffordshire +4 4 £40,000 +25.00%
Shropshire -2 4 £32,500 -14.47% 1
Coventry -18 3 £32,500 +8.33%
Solihull -6 1 £30,000 -
Herefordshire - 1 £26,000 -
LAMP
England

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 61 (93.85%) PHP
2 53 (81.54%) HTML
3 50 (76.92%) CSS
3 50 (76.92%) JavaScript
4 46 (70.77%) MySQL
5 35 (53.85%) jQuery
6 29 (44.62%) HTML5
7 21 (32.31%) MVC
8 19 (29.23%) E-Commerce
8 19 (29.23%) PHP5
9 18 (27.69%) CSS3
9 18 (27.69%) OO
9 18 (27.69%) Linux
10 17 (26.15%) CMS
11 16 (24.62%) Git (software)
12 13 (20.00%) WordPress
13 12 (18.46%) Node.js
14 11 (16.92%) Subversion
14 11 (16.92%) Ajax
15 10 (15.38%) Degree
15 10 (15.38%) .NET
15 10 (15.38%) Joomla!
15 10 (15.38%) Apache
15 10 (15.38%) Symfony
15 10 (15.38%) Open Source
16 8 (12.31%) iOS Development
16 8 (12.31%) SEO
16 8 (12.31%) Content Management
17 7 (10.77%) SQL
17 7 (10.77%) Mobile App

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 17 (26.15%) CMS
2 13 (20.00%) WordPress
3 12 (18.46%) Node.js
4 10 (15.38%) Joomla!
4 10 (15.38%) Apache
5 7 (10.77%) Drupal
6 5 (7.69%) Tomcat
6 5 (7.69%) concrete5
7 4 (6.15%) nginx
7 4 (6.15%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (4.62%) Photoshop
1 3 (4.62%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.54%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.54%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.62%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.15%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (6.15%) GitHub
2 2 (3.08%) Trello
2 2 (3.08%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.69%) HTTP
2 4 (6.15%) DNS
2 4 (6.15%) DHCP
3 2 (3.08%) Intranet
4 1 (1.54%) Internet
4 1 (1.54%) LDAP
4 1 (1.54%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (70.77%) MySQL
2 5 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (6.15%) SQL Server
4 3 (4.62%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.08%) NoSQL
5 2 (3.08%) Redis
5 2 (3.08%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.54%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.54%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 16 (24.62%) Git (software)
2 11 (16.92%) Subversion
3 4 (6.15%) Visual Studio
3 4 (6.15%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (6.15%) Mercurial
3 4 (6.15%) Jenkins
4 2 (3.08%) Dreamweaver
4 2 (3.08%) JIRA
5 1 (1.54%) PHPUnit
General
1 7 (10.77%) Marketing
2 4 (6.15%) Publishing
2 4 (6.15%) Retail
3 3 (4.62%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 58 (89.23%) Developer
2 41 (63.08%) PHP Developer
3 16 (24.62%) Web Developer
4 15 (23.08%) PHP LAMP Developer
5 7 (10.77%) Web Programmer
5 7 (10.77%) Programmer
6 6 (9.23%) PHP Web Developer
7 5 (7.69%) PHP Programmer
7 5 (7.69%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 4 (6.15%) LAMP Developer
8 4 (6.15%) Software Engineer
8 4 (6.15%) Architect
9 3 (4.62%) Senior Software Engineer
9 3 (4.62%) Senior Developer
10 2 (3.08%) Junior Developer
10 2 (3.08%) Junior
10 2 (3.08%) Graduate
10 2 (3.08%) Junior PHP Developer
10 2 (3.08%) Senior PHP Developer
10 2 (3.08%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (81.54%) HTML
2 50 (76.92%) CSS
3 35 (53.85%) jQuery
4 29 (44.62%) HTML5
5 18 (27.69%) CSS3
6 11 (16.92%) Ajax
7 10 (15.38%) Symfony
7 10 (15.38%) .NET
8 7 (10.77%) Web Services
9 5 (7.69%) Flash
9 5 (7.69%) Ruby on Rails
9 5 (7.69%) AngularJS
9 5 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 4 (6.15%) Laravel
10 4 (6.15%) RESTful
10 4 (6.15%) XML
10 4 (6.15%) SOAP
11 3 (4.62%) REST
12 2 (3.08%) ExpressJS
12 2 (3.08%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.38%) Open Source
2 7 (10.77%) Mobile App
3 5 (7.69%) iPhone
4 4 (6.15%) Client/Server
4 4 (6.15%) N-Tier
4 4 (6.15%) User Experience
4 4 (6.15%) Algorithms
5 3 (4.62%) New Media
5 3 (4.62%) Social Media
6 2 (3.08%) Animation
6 2 (3.08%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.54%) Internet of Things
7 1 (1.54%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.54%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.54%) Derivative
7 1 (1.54%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 18 (27.69%) Linux
2 5 (7.69%) CentOS
2 5 (7.69%) Apple iOS
3 4 (6.15%) Android
3 4 (6.15%) Windows
4 1 (1.54%) UNIX
4 1 (1.54%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (32.31%) MVC
2 19 (29.23%) E-Commerce
3 18 (27.69%) OO
4 8 (12.31%) SEO
4 8 (12.31%) Content Management
4 8 (12.31%) iOS Development
5 6 (9.23%) OOP
6 5 (7.69%) Web Application Development
6 5 (7.69%) Mobile Application Development
7 4 (6.15%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (6.15%) OO PHP
7 4 (6.15%) Software Engineering
7 4 (6.15%) Pay per click
7 4 (6.15%) Network Load Balancing
8 3 (4.62%) Web Development
8 3 (4.62%) Android Development
8 3 (4.62%) Responsive Web Design
9 2 (3.08%) 3D Animation
9 2 (3.08%) Data Protection
9 2 (3.08%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 61 (93.85%) PHP
2 50 (76.92%) JavaScript
3 19 (29.23%) PHP5
4 7 (10.77%) SQL
5 6 (9.23%) Ruby
6 5 (7.69%) ActionScript 3.0
6 5 (7.69%) ActionScript
6 5 (7.69%) C#
7 4 (6.15%) Java
8 3 (4.62%) PHP4
9 2 (3.08%) Perl
9 2 (3.08%) C
9 2 (3.08%) C++
9 2 (3.08%) Python
10 1 (1.54%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.54%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.54%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 10 (15.38%) Degree
2 1 (1.54%) HND
2 1 (1.54%) Postgraduate
Systems Management
1 5 (7.69%) Vagrant
2 1 (1.54%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (9.23%) Google
2 4 (6.15%) Zend
2 4 (6.15%) Twitter
3 3 (4.62%) Adobe
3 3 (4.62%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.54%) Oracle
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £200,000 per annum No Tax, Relocation, Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £23000 - £33000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Shropshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum plus bens and pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Mobile Fun
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum plus £10,000 annual bonus budget
Posted: 9 days ago