The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 170 170 145
Rank change year-on-year
0 -25
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 38 40 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.70% 0.72% 1.05%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.88% 1.97% 2.60%
Number of salaries quoted 34 38 44
Average salary £30,000 £31,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £22,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2018 2031 1964
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 37.39% 36.38% 40.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1722 1809 1714
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
LAMP
England

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 - 15 £26,000 -
Staffordshire -9 7 £30,000 - 2
Warwickshire +11 4 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Coventry +3 3 £32,500 +35.41%
Birmingham -14 3 £31,500 -4.54% 2
Solihull - 2 £37,500 - 1
Herefordshire - 2 - -
Shropshire - 1 £37,500 -
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £28,000 -
LAMP
England

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 74 (91.36%) PHP
2 70 (86.42%) MySQL
3 51 (62.96%) CSS
4 48 (59.26%) JavaScript
5 47 (58.02%) HTML
6 39 (48.15%) Linux
7 34 (41.98%) Apache
8 32 (39.51%) jQuery
9 29 (35.80%) SQL
10 25 (30.86%) OO
10 25 (30.86%) PHP5
11 22 (27.16%) WordPress
11 22 (27.16%) HTML5
12 21 (25.93%) CSS3
13 20 (24.69%) Open Source
13 20 (24.69%) MVC
14 19 (23.46%) OOP
14 19 (23.46%) Windows
14 19 (23.46%) Perl
14 19 (23.46%) DNS
15 17 (20.99%) E-Commerce
16 16 (19.75%) SEO
16 16 (19.75%) Ajax
17 15 (18.52%) Zend
17 15 (18.52%) XML
17 15 (18.52%) SOAP
17 15 (18.52%) IIS
18 14 (17.28%) HTTP
18 14 (17.28%) CMS
18 14 (17.28%) Bash Shell

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 34 (41.98%) Apache
2 22 (27.16%) WordPress
3 15 (18.52%) IIS
4 14 (17.28%) CMS
5 12 (14.81%) Moodle
6 10 (12.35%) SharePoint
7 7 (8.64%) Drupal
7 7 (8.64%) Tomcat
8 6 (7.41%) nginx
9 5 (6.17%) Node.js
9 5 (6.17%) Apache Solr
10 4 (4.94%) ExpressionEngine
10 4 (4.94%) Joomla!
Applications
1 10 (12.35%) MS Excel
2 9 (11.11%) Photoshop
2 9 (11.11%) MS Office
2 9 (11.11%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.23%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 9 (11.11%) Magento
2 3 (3.70%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (23.46%) DNS
2 14 (17.28%) HTTP
3 13 (16.05%) VLAN
3 13 (16.05%) SSL
4 11 (13.58%) SAN
5 9 (11.11%) SSH
6 6 (7.41%) TCP/IP
7 5 (6.17%) Network Security
7 5 (6.17%) Internet
8 4 (4.94%) Extranet
8 4 (4.94%) Intranet
9 2 (2.47%) DHCP
9 2 (2.47%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (86.42%) MySQL
2 7 (8.64%) Relational Database
3 6 (7.41%) SQL Server
4 5 (6.17%) NoSQL
5 3 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (13.58%) Subversion
2 9 (11.11%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.23%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.23%) PhpStorm
3 1 (1.23%) PHPUnit
3 1 (1.23%) NetBeans
3 1 (1.23%) Zend Studio
3 1 (1.23%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (14.81%) Publishing
2 10 (12.35%) Retail
3 5 (6.17%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.94%) Billing
5 2 (2.47%) Marketing
6 1 (1.23%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 53 (65.43%) Developer
2 46 (56.79%) PHP Developer
3 19 (23.46%) PHP LAMP Developer
4 16 (19.75%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 13 (16.05%) Web Developer
6 10 (12.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 10 (12.35%) PHP Web Developer
7 8 (9.88%) LAMP Developer
7 8 (9.88%) Programmer
7 8 (9.88%) PHP Programmer
8 7 (8.64%) Administrator
9 5 (6.17%) Senior Developer
9 5 (6.17%) Linux Administrator
9 5 (6.17%) Senior PHP Developer
9 5 (6.17%) Support Engineer
10 3 (3.70%) MySQL Developer
10 3 (3.70%) Applications Developer
11 2 (2.47%) Systems Administrator
12 1 (1.23%) WordPress Developer
12 1 (1.23%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (62.96%) CSS
2 47 (58.02%) HTML
3 32 (39.51%) jQuery
4 22 (27.16%) HTML5
5 21 (25.93%) CSS3
6 16 (19.75%) Ajax
7 15 (18.52%) XML
7 15 (18.52%) SOAP
8 13 (16.05%) Web Services
9 11 (13.58%) REST
10 9 (11.11%) XHTML
11 8 (9.88%) Flash
12 7 (8.64%) AngularJS
13 6 (7.41%) Yii
14 3 (3.70%) Zend Framework
14 3 (3.70%) Symfony
14 3 (3.70%) CodeIgniter
15 2 (2.47%) Ruby on Rails
15 2 (2.47%) RESTful
16 1 (1.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 20 (24.69%) Open Source
2 14 (17.28%) Mobile App
3 7 (8.64%) VLE
4 5 (6.17%) Replication
4 5 (6.17%) Internet of Things
5 4 (4.94%) Digital Media
6 3 (3.70%) Wiki
7 2 (2.47%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.23%) Social Media
8 1 (1.23%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.23%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 39 (48.15%) Linux
2 19 (23.46%) Windows
3 12 (14.81%) CentOS
4 6 (7.41%) UNIX
4 6 (7.41%) Debian
5 5 (6.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (6.17%) SELinux
6 3 (3.70%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (30.86%) OO
2 20 (24.69%) MVC
3 19 (23.46%) OOP
4 17 (20.99%) E-Commerce
5 16 (19.75%) SEO
6 13 (16.05%) Mobile Application Development
6 13 (16.05%) Load Balancing
7 12 (14.81%) Change Control
8 10 (12.35%) Pay per click
8 10 (12.35%) Time Management
9 7 (8.64%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (8.64%) Content Management
10 4 (4.94%) OO PHP
11 2 (2.47%) TDD
11 2 (2.47%) Pair Programming
11 2 (2.47%) BDD
11 2 (2.47%) Web Application Development
12 1 (1.23%) Responsive Web Design
12 1 (1.23%) Social Media Marketing
12 1 (1.23%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 74 (91.36%) PHP
2 48 (59.26%) JavaScript
3 29 (35.80%) SQL
4 25 (30.86%) PHP5
5 19 (23.46%) Perl
6 14 (17.28%) Bash Shell
7 13 (16.05%) PowerShell
8 9 (11.11%) ActionScript
9 6 (7.41%) Python
9 6 (7.41%) Java
10 4 (4.94%) ActionScript 3.0
11 2 (2.47%) Shell Script
11 2 (2.47%) Ruby
12 1 (1.23%) PHP4
12 1 (1.23%) C
12 1 (1.23%) C#
12 1 (1.23%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (2.47%) Degree
2 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 13 (16.05%) Forefront TMG
1 13 (16.05%) Active Directory
2 9 (11.11%) vSphere
3 8 (9.88%) Shibboleth
4 7 (8.64%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (6.17%) Varnish
5 5 (6.17%) Postfix
5 5 (6.17%) Sendmail
5 5 (6.17%) Hyper-V
6 4 (4.94%) ISA Server
7 2 (2.47%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 13 (16.05%) Backup Exec
2 12 (14.81%) WSUS
3 5 (6.17%) Nagios
Vendors
1 15 (18.52%) Zend
2 13 (16.05%) Altiris
2 13 (16.05%) Microsoft
3 11 (13.58%) Red Hat
4 10 (12.35%) Google
5 7 (8.64%) VMware
6 6 (7.41%) Cisco
6 6 (7.41%) NetApp
6 6 (7.41%) Dell
7 5 (6.17%) Sun
8 4 (4.94%) Facebook
9 1 (1.23%) Adobe
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £21000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £15000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warwick, Warwickshire
Heat Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Rugeley
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £48000 - £58000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago