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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 161 154 162
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +8
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 53 45 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.01% 0.92% 0.84%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.55% 2.61% 2.19%
Number of salaries quoted 51 43 43
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,900 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £40,000 £41,300
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
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
2081 1727 1967
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 39.58% 35.25% 38.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1880 1474 1749
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,850 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 17 April 2015.

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 17 April 2015. 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 +4 20 £32,500 +18.18%
Staffordshire - 13 £52,500 - 1
Birmingham +2 12 £26,000 -13.33% 3
Worcestershire +5 6 £32,500 +18.18% 1
Solihull +1 1 £25,000 -23.07%
Shropshire -19 1 £32,500 -13.33%
LAMP
England

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 79 (97.53%) PHP
2 65 (80.25%) JavaScript
3 64 (79.01%) HTML
4 63 (77.78%) MySQL
5 57 (70.37%) CSS
6 48 (59.26%) jQuery
7 38 (46.91%) Linux
8 32 (39.51%) HTML5
9 28 (34.57%) Apache
10 27 (33.33%) MVC
11 24 (29.63%) OO
12 23 (28.40%) WordPress
12 23 (28.40%) CMS
13 17 (20.99%) Ajax
13 17 (20.99%) PHP5
13 17 (20.99%) Git (software)
14 16 (19.75%) Web Development
14 16 (19.75%) E-Commerce
14 16 (19.75%) OOP
15 15 (18.52%) Symfony
16 14 (17.28%) Zend
16 14 (17.28%) AngularJS
17 12 (14.81%) iOS Development
17 12 (14.81%) CSS3
17 12 (14.81%) Joomla!
18 11 (13.58%) Content Management
18 11 (13.58%) Agile Software Development
18 11 (13.58%) SQL
19 10 (12.35%) .NET
19 10 (12.35%) Flash

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 28 (34.57%) Apache
2 23 (28.40%) CMS
2 23 (28.40%) WordPress
3 12 (14.81%) Joomla!
4 10 (12.35%) Drupal
5 9 (11.11%) concrete5
6 6 (7.41%) IIS
7 3 (3.70%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (2.47%) Node.js
9 1 (1.23%) nginx
9 1 (1.23%) Tomcat
9 1 (1.23%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (6.17%) Photoshop
2 2 (2.47%) GIMP
3 1 (1.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 9 (11.11%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.23%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.41%) VoIP
2 1 (1.23%) DHCP
2 1 (1.23%) HTTP
2 1 (1.23%) DNS
2 1 (1.23%) DMZ
2 1 (1.23%) VLAN
2 1 (1.23%) Skype
2 1 (1.23%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (77.78%) MySQL
2 9 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.70%) Big Data
4 2 (2.47%) MariaDB
5 1 (1.23%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (20.99%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.23%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.23%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.23%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (1.23%) Subversion
General
1 8 (9.88%) Back Office
2 7 (8.64%) Telecoms
3 5 (6.17%) Marketing
4 2 (2.47%) Advertising
5 1 (1.23%) Military
5 1 (1.23%) Retail
5 1 (1.23%) Finance
Job Titles
1 76 (93.83%) Developer
2 65 (80.25%) PHP Developer
3 23 (28.40%) Web Developer
4 21 (25.93%) PHP LAMP Developer
5 17 (20.99%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 14 (17.28%) PHP Web Developer
7 7 (8.64%) Lead Developer
8 6 (7.41%) Lead PHP Developer
9 5 (6.17%) LAMP Developer
10 4 (4.94%) PHP Programmer
10 4 (4.94%) Programmer
11 3 (3.70%) Web Programmer
11 3 (3.70%) Magento Developer
12 2 (2.47%) Mobile Developer
12 2 (2.47%) PHP Magento Developer
12 2 (2.47%) Senior Developer
12 2 (2.47%) Software Developer
13 1 (1.23%) Architect
13 1 (1.23%) Junior
13 1 (1.23%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (79.01%) HTML
2 57 (70.37%) CSS
3 48 (59.26%) jQuery
4 32 (39.51%) HTML5
5 17 (20.99%) Ajax
6 15 (18.52%) Symfony
7 14 (17.28%) AngularJS
8 12 (14.81%) CSS3
9 10 (12.35%) Flash
9 10 (12.35%) .NET
10 8 (9.88%) Laravel
10 8 (9.88%) KnockoutJS
11 7 (8.64%) Ext JS
12 5 (6.17%) Zend Framework
13 4 (4.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 3 (3.70%) REST
14 3 (3.70%) Ruby on Rails
15 2 (2.47%) JSON
15 2 (2.47%) XHTML
15 2 (2.47%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.11%) iPhone
2 7 (8.64%) Clustering
2 7 (8.64%) New Media
3 5 (6.17%) User Experience
4 4 (4.94%) Open Source
4 4 (4.94%) NHS
5 3 (3.70%) Digital Media
6 2 (2.47%) Derivative
6 2 (2.47%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.47%) EPoS
7 1 (1.23%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.23%) Statistics
7 1 (1.23%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.23%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.23%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 38 (46.91%) Linux
2 7 (8.64%) Windows
2 7 (8.64%) Apple iOS
3 6 (7.41%) Android
4 4 (4.94%) Ubuntu
5 3 (3.70%) UNIX
6 2 (2.47%) FreeBSD
7 1 (1.23%) Debian
7 1 (1.23%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (33.33%) MVC
2 24 (29.63%) OO
3 16 (19.75%) E-Commerce
3 16 (19.75%) OOP
3 16 (19.75%) Web Development
4 12 (14.81%) iOS Development
5 11 (13.58%) Content Management
5 11 (13.58%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (11.11%) Web Application Development
7 8 (9.88%) Mentoring
8 7 (8.64%) Performance Tuning
9 6 (7.41%) Project Management
10 4 (4.94%) SEO
10 4 (4.94%) CRM
10 4 (4.94%) OO PHP
11 3 (3.70%) Android Development
11 3 (3.70%) Mobile Development
11 3 (3.70%) Responsive Web Design
11 3 (3.70%) Web Design
12 2 (2.47%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 79 (97.53%) PHP
2 65 (80.25%) JavaScript
3 17 (20.99%) PHP5
4 11 (13.58%) SQL
5 9 (11.11%) ActionScript
5 9 (11.11%) ActionScript 3.0
6 5 (6.17%) Ruby
6 5 (6.17%) Python
6 5 (6.17%) C
6 5 (6.17%) C++
6 5 (6.17%) Java
7 4 (4.94%) Perl
8 3 (3.70%) PHP4
8 3 (3.70%) C#
9 2 (2.47%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.47%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2 (2.47%) Linux+ Certification
2 1 (1.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.23%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.23%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (11.11%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 14 (17.28%) Zend
2 5 (6.17%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.70%) Apple
3 3 (3.70%) HubSpot
4 2 (2.47%) Facebook
5 1 (1.23%) Twitter
5 1 (1.23%) Adobe
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Mobile Fun Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £37,500 per annum based on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Mobile Fun Ltd
Salary: From £22,000 to £37,500 per annum based on experience.
Posted: 2 days ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Talent International
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £23000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago