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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 178 155 154
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -1
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 30 50 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.56% 0.92% 0.87%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.52% 2.63% 2.20%
Number of salaries quoted 29 48 35
Average salary £28,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.30% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £36,100 £42,500 £47,700
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
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
1978 1900 1907
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 36.82% 34.87% 39.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1687 1693 1657
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £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 28 August 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 28 August 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
Worcestershire +6 13 £26,000 -20.00% 2
Staffordshire -10 6 £30,000 -
Coventry 0 3 £32,500 +35.41%
Warwickshire +6 2 £41,750 -1.76%
Birmingham -18 2 £31,500 -4.54% 5
Solihull - 2 £37,500 -
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £28,000 -
LAMP
England

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 67 (93.06%) PHP
2 64 (88.89%) MySQL
3 48 (66.67%) CSS
4 46 (63.89%) JavaScript
5 44 (61.11%) HTML
6 36 (50.00%) Linux
7 30 (41.67%) jQuery
8 29 (40.28%) Apache
9 25 (34.72%) SQL
9 25 (34.72%) PHP5
10 22 (30.56%) WordPress
11 20 (27.78%) HTML5
12 19 (26.39%) CSS3
12 19 (26.39%) OO
13 18 (25.00%) MVC
14 17 (23.61%) SEO
14 17 (23.61%) E-Commerce
15 16 (22.22%) DNS
15 16 (22.22%) Windows
15 16 (22.22%) SOAP
15 16 (22.22%) Perl
16 14 (19.44%) OOP
17 13 (18.06%) Web Services
17 13 (18.06%) XML
17 13 (18.06%) Subversion
17 13 (18.06%) Mobile App
17 13 (18.06%) Open Source
18 12 (16.67%) Bash Shell
18 12 (16.67%) Mobile Application Development
18 12 (16.67%) CMS

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 29 (40.28%) Apache
2 22 (30.56%) WordPress
3 12 (16.67%) CMS
4 11 (15.28%) IIS
5 9 (12.50%) Moodle
6 7 (9.72%) SharePoint
6 7 (9.72%) Drupal
7 6 (8.33%) Node.js
7 6 (8.33%) nginx
7 6 (8.33%) Tomcat
8 5 (6.94%) Apache Solr
9 4 (5.56%) ExpressionEngine
9 4 (5.56%) Joomla!
Applications
1 10 (13.89%) Photoshop
1 10 (13.89%) MS Excel
2 9 (12.50%) MS Visio
2 9 (12.50%) MS Office
3 2 (2.78%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 7 (9.72%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.39%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.39%) GitHub
1 1 (1.39%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 16 (22.22%) DNS
2 12 (16.67%) HTTP
3 11 (15.28%) SAN
4 10 (13.89%) VLAN
4 10 (13.89%) SSL
5 9 (12.50%) SSH
6 6 (8.33%) TCP/IP
7 5 (6.94%) Internet
7 5 (6.94%) Network Security
8 4 (5.56%) Extranet
8 4 (5.56%) Intranet
9 2 (2.78%) DHCP
10 1 (1.39%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (88.89%) MySQL
2 7 (9.72%) Relational Database
3 6 (8.33%) SQL Server
4 5 (6.94%) NoSQL
5 3 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.39%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.39%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 13 (18.06%) Subversion
2 10 (13.89%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.39%) Mercurial
3 1 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.39%) PHPUnit
3 1 (1.39%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.39%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (1.39%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.39%) JIRA
General
1 9 (12.50%) Retail
1 9 (12.50%) Publishing
2 4 (5.56%) Billing
3 3 (4.17%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.39%) Marketing
4 1 (1.39%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 48 (66.67%) Developer
2 40 (55.56%) PHP Developer
3 15 (20.83%) PHP LAMP Developer
4 12 (16.67%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 10 (13.89%) Web Developer
6 7 (9.72%) Programmer
6 7 (9.72%) PHP Programmer
6 7 (9.72%) Administrator
7 6 (8.33%) LAMP Developer
7 6 (8.33%) Senior Developer
7 6 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (8.33%) PHP Web Developer
8 5 (6.94%) Senior PHP Developer
8 5 (6.94%) Linux Administrator
9 4 (5.56%) Support Engineer
10 3 (4.17%) Applications Developer
11 2 (2.78%) Systems Administrator
12 1 (1.39%) CSS Developer
12 1 (1.39%) WordPress Developer
12 1 (1.39%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (66.67%) CSS
2 44 (61.11%) HTML
3 30 (41.67%) jQuery
4 20 (27.78%) HTML5
5 19 (26.39%) CSS3
6 16 (22.22%) SOAP
7 13 (18.06%) Web Services
7 13 (18.06%) XML
8 12 (16.67%) Ajax
9 11 (15.28%) REST
10 8 (11.11%) AngularJS
10 8 (11.11%) Flash
11 6 (8.33%) Yii
12 5 (6.94%) XHTML
13 3 (4.17%) Zend Framework
14 2 (2.78%) Symfony
14 2 (2.78%) Ruby on Rails
14 2 (2.78%) RESTful
15 1 (1.39%) ExpressJS
15 1 (1.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.06%) Mobile App
1 13 (18.06%) Open Source
2 5 (6.94%) Replication
2 5 (6.94%) Internet of Things
3 4 (5.56%) Digital Media
3 4 (5.56%) VLE
4 1 (1.39%) Social Media
4 1 (1.39%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.39%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.39%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 36 (50.00%) Linux
2 16 (22.22%) Windows
3 12 (16.67%) CentOS
4 6 (8.33%) UNIX
5 5 (6.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (6.94%) Debian
5 5 (6.94%) SELinux
6 3 (4.17%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (26.39%) OO
2 18 (25.00%) MVC
3 17 (23.61%) SEO
3 17 (23.61%) E-Commerce
4 14 (19.44%) OOP
5 12 (16.67%) Mobile Application Development
6 11 (15.28%) Pay per click
7 10 (13.89%) Load Balancing
8 9 (12.50%) Change Control
9 7 (9.72%) Time Management
9 7 (9.72%) Kalman Filter
10 6 (8.33%) Content Management
11 4 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
12 2 (2.78%) TDD
12 2 (2.78%) Pair Programming
12 2 (2.78%) BDD
13 1 (1.39%) Software Architecture
13 1 (1.39%) Responsive Web Design
13 1 (1.39%) Web Application Development
13 1 (1.39%) Social Media Marketing
Programming Languages
1 67 (93.06%) PHP
2 46 (63.89%) JavaScript
3 25 (34.72%) SQL
3 25 (34.72%) PHP5
4 16 (22.22%) Perl
5 12 (16.67%) Bash Shell
6 10 (13.89%) PowerShell
7 9 (12.50%) ActionScript
8 7 (9.72%) Java
9 6 (8.33%) Python
10 4 (5.56%) ActionScript 3.0
11 2 (2.78%) Ruby
11 2 (2.78%) Shell Script
12 1 (1.39%) C#
12 1 (1.39%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (1.39%) Degree
System Software
1 10 (13.89%) Forefront TMG
1 10 (13.89%) Active Directory
2 9 (12.50%) vSphere
3 8 (11.11%) Shibboleth
4 7 (9.72%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (6.94%) Varnish
5 5 (6.94%) Hyper-V
5 5 (6.94%) Postfix
5 5 (6.94%) Sendmail
6 2 (2.78%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.39%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 10 (13.89%) Backup Exec
2 9 (12.50%) WSUS
3 5 (6.94%) Nagios
4 1 (1.39%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (16.67%) Google
1 12 (16.67%) Red Hat
2 11 (15.28%) Zend
3 10 (13.89%) Altiris
3 10 (13.89%) Microsoft
4 7 (9.72%) VMware
5 6 (8.33%) Cisco
5 6 (8.33%) Dell
5 6 (8.33%) NetApp
6 5 (6.94%) Sun
7 4 (5.56%) Facebook
8 2 (2.78%) Adobe
9 1 (1.39%) Twitter
9 1 (1.39%) Oracle
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Worcester
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £18,000 to £25,000 per annum plus team bonus !
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
EasywebRecruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum plus team bonus !
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum plus team bonus !
Posted: 6 days ago
Redditch
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago