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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LAMP Stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL/MariaDB, PHP/Perl/Python)
Rank 126 161 121
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -40
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 103 51 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.84% 1.03% 1.63%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.74% 2.97% 4.62%
Number of salaries quoted 87 44 66
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,250 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £38,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
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
1793 1719 1492
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 32.08% 34.78% 35.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1570 1564 1284
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,414 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
Birmingham +43 64 £37,500 +17.18% 6
Solihull +21 11 £40,000 +33.33%
Warwickshire -21 10 £40,000 +17.64% 1
Coventry - 8 £33,500 -
Staffordshire -3 6 £29,000 -27.50% 2
Worcestershire 0 4 £33,750 +3.84% 2
Wolverhampton +3 1 £28,500 +29.54%
LAMP
England

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 164 (88.17%) MySQL
2 157 (84.41%) PHP
3 149 (80.11%) Linux
4 128 (68.82%) Apache
5 125 (67.20%) JavaScript
6 118 (63.44%) HTML
7 113 (60.75%) CSS
8 108 (58.06%) Git (software)
9 93 (50.00%) jQuery
10 75 (40.32%) Open Source
11 74 (39.78%) Agile Software Development
12 72 (38.71%) Zend
13 71 (38.17%) E-Commerce
14 70 (37.63%) XML
14 70 (37.63%) JSON
14 70 (37.63%) nginx
14 70 (37.63%) LEMP Stack
15 67 (36.02%) REST
15 67 (36.02%) Symfony
16 66 (35.48%) Scrum
17 65 (34.95%) Magento
18 62 (33.33%) Google
19 58 (31.18%) Web Development
20 56 (30.11%) Performance Optimisation
21 53 (28.49%) Amazon AWS
21 53 (28.49%) MVC
22 50 (26.88%) OO
23 49 (26.34%) Web Services
24 40 (21.51%) SOAP
24 40 (21.51%) Internet

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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
1 128 (68.82%) Apache
2 70 (37.63%) nginx
3 16 (8.60%) Tomcat
4 15 (8.06%) Node.js
5 14 (7.53%) WordPress
6 13 (6.99%) Elasticsearch
6 13 (6.99%) IIS
7 5 (2.69%) Umbraco
8 4 (2.15%) CMS
8 4 (2.15%) Drupal
9 3 (1.61%) JBoss
9 3 (1.61%) Moodle
9 3 (1.61%) MS Exchange
9 3 (1.61%) SugarCRM
10 2 (1.08%) Apache Solr
10 2 (1.08%) Cloud Foundry
10 2 (1.08%) OpenStack
10 2 (1.08%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.54%) GlassFish
11 1 (0.54%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (0.54%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (0.54%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.54%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 65 (34.95%) Magento
2 2 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 53 (28.49%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (18.28%) Amazon EC2
2 34 (18.28%) CloudFront
3 12 (6.45%) PaaS
4 9 (4.84%) Google Apps
5 2 (1.08%) GitHub
5 2 (1.08%) IaaS
5 2 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (1.08%) SaaS
6 1 (0.54%) MailChimp
6 1 (0.54%) Office 365
6 1 (0.54%) Pure360
Communications & Networking
1 40 (21.51%) Internet
2 15 (8.06%) Firewall
3 13 (6.99%) DNS
4 6 (3.23%) VoIP
5 3 (1.61%) Asterisk PBX
5 3 (1.61%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (1.61%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (1.61%) PBX
6 2 (1.08%) HTTP
6 2 (1.08%) Intranet
7 1 (0.54%) FTP
7 1 (0.54%) LDAP
7 1 (0.54%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 164 (88.17%) MySQL
2 16 (8.60%) SQL Server
3 14 (7.53%) MongoDB
4 9 (4.84%) Pentaho
5 8 (4.30%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (2.69%) Relational Database
7 4 (2.15%) Big Data
8 2 (1.08%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (1.08%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.08%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.08%) Riak
9 1 (0.54%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 108 (58.06%) Git (software)
2 16 (8.60%) Jenkins
3 14 (7.53%) Subversion
4 13 (6.99%) Vagrant
5 9 (4.84%) Hudson
6 8 (4.30%) Selenium
7 7 (3.76%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (3.23%) gulp
9 5 (2.69%) PHPUnit
10 4 (2.15%) Cucumber
10 4 (2.15%) Karma Test Runner
10 4 (2.15%) Maven
10 4 (2.15%) NUnit
11 2 (1.08%) Ant
11 2 (1.08%) Grunt
11 2 (1.08%) JIRA
11 2 (1.08%) SonarQube
12 1 (0.54%) Bitbucket
12 1 (0.54%) Mocha
12 1 (0.54%) PhpStorm
General
1 8 (4.30%) Finance
1 8 (4.30%) Manufacturing
2 4 (2.15%) Marketing
3 3 (1.61%) Back Office
3 3 (1.61%) Retail
4 1 (0.54%) Billing
Job Titles
1 112 (60.22%) Developer
2 88 (47.31%) PHP Developer
3 53 (28.49%) Web Developer
4 49 (26.34%) PHP Web Developer
5 25 (13.44%) MySQL Developer
5 25 (13.44%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 22 (11.83%) Magento Developer
6 22 (11.83%) PHP Magento Developer
7 21 (11.29%) HTML Developer
8 20 (10.75%) Development Manager
9 15 (8.06%) E-Commerce Manager
9 15 (8.06%) LAMP Developer
9 15 (8.06%) Web Development Manager
9 15 (8.06%) Web Manager
10 14 (7.53%) PHP Development Manager
11 13 (6.99%) HTML CSS Developer
11 13 (6.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 12 (6.45%) Administrator
12 12 (6.45%) Systems Administrator
13 11 (5.91%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (63.44%) HTML
2 113 (60.75%) CSS
3 93 (50.00%) jQuery
4 70 (37.63%) JSON
4 70 (37.63%) LEMP Stack
4 70 (37.63%) XML
5 67 (36.02%) REST
5 67 (36.02%) Symfony
6 49 (26.34%) Web Services
7 40 (21.51%) SOAP
8 31 (16.67%) Zend Framework
9 25 (13.44%) HTML5
10 18 (9.68%) CSS3
11 16 (8.60%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 11 (5.91%) AngularJS
13 10 (5.38%) Ajax
13 10 (5.38%) RESTful
14 9 (4.84%) .NET
15 7 (3.76%) LAPP Stack
16 6 (3.23%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 24 (12.90%) User Experience
2 12 (6.45%) Mobile App
3 8 (4.30%) Physics
3 8 (4.30%) Smart Energy
4 5 (2.69%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.15%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.15%) W3C
6 3 (1.61%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.08%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.08%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.54%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.54%) Blockchain
8 1 (0.54%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.54%) Replication
8 1 (0.54%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.54%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 149 (80.11%) Linux
2 38 (20.43%) Ubuntu
3 30 (16.13%) Debian
4 21 (11.29%) Unix
5 11 (5.91%) Windows
6 9 (4.84%) Windows Server
7 7 (3.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (3.23%) Apple iOS
9 5 (2.69%) CentOS
10 3 (1.61%) Windows 7
10 3 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (1.08%) CoreOS
11 2 (1.08%) Solaris
12 1 (0.54%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (40.32%) Open Source
2 74 (39.78%) Agile Software Development
3 71 (38.17%) E-Commerce
4 66 (35.48%) Scrum
5 58 (31.18%) Web Development
6 56 (30.11%) Performance Optimisation
7 53 (28.49%) MVC
8 50 (26.88%) OO
9 34 (18.28%) Coaching
9 34 (18.28%) Line Management
10 32 (17.20%) DevOps
11 29 (15.59%) OOD
12 27 (14.52%) Software Testing
13 26 (13.98%) Workflow
14 25 (13.44%) Database Optimisation
14 25 (13.44%) Refactoring
15 18 (9.68%) OO PHP
15 18 (9.68%) OOP
16 14 (7.53%) Service Delivery
17 13 (6.99%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 157 (84.41%) PHP
2 125 (67.20%) JavaScript
3 35 (18.82%) PHP 5
4 25 (13.44%) SQL
5 15 (8.06%) Bash Shell
5 15 (8.06%) Java
6 14 (7.53%) Python
7 12 (6.45%) Perl
8 9 (4.84%) C#
9 7 (3.76%) Shell Script
10 5 (2.69%) Ruby
10 5 (2.69%) VB.NET
11 4 (2.15%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.08%) C++
12 2 (1.08%) Go
13 1 (0.54%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 15 (8.06%) Degree
2 3 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.38%) QA
2 9 (4.84%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.08%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (4.30%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.23%) Xen
3 5 (2.69%) KVM
3 5 (2.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.61%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.08%) Corosync
5 2 (1.08%) Docker
5 2 (1.08%) Dovecot
Systems Management
1 15 (8.06%) Puppet
2 11 (5.91%) Nagios
3 8 (4.30%) ZABBIX
4 7 (3.76%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (2.15%) Cacti
6 2 (1.08%) Ansible
6 2 (1.08%) Control-M
6 2 (1.08%) Kubernetes
6 2 (1.08%) Mesos
6 2 (1.08%) Pacemaker
6 2 (1.08%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 72 (38.71%) Zend
2 62 (33.33%) Google
3 36 (19.35%) New Relic
4 10 (5.38%) Microsoft
5 9 (4.84%) Jaspersoft
5 9 (4.84%) Red Hat
5 9 (4.84%) Tableau
6 8 (4.30%) Oracle
6 8 (4.30%) Twitter
7 5 (2.69%) Apple
7 5 (2.69%) VMware
8 4 (2.15%) Veeam
9 3 (1.61%) Cisco
9 3 (1.61%) Qualys
10 2 (1.08%) Adobe
10 2 (1.08%) NetApp
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