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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 163 137 149
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +12
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 48 46 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.94% 1.04% 1.07%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.42% 3.01% 2.81%
Number of salaries quoted 47 44 51
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,600 £25,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £40,000 £48,000
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
1985 1529 1851
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 38.97% 34.41% 38.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1786 1297 1653
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £48,500
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 27 March 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 27 March 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 -3 17 £34,000 +23.63% 4
Staffordshire +3 10 £52,500 +41.89% 1
Birmingham -12 10 £26,000 -13.33% 1
Worcestershire 0 7 £32,500 +14.03% 2
Shropshire -17 3 £32,500 -13.33%
Solihull -4 1 £25,000 -23.07% 1
LAMP
England

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 77 (96.25%) PHP
2 62 (77.50%) JavaScript
3 61 (76.25%) HTML
4 60 (75.00%) MySQL
5 54 (67.50%) CSS
6 47 (58.75%) jQuery
7 33 (41.25%) Linux
8 32 (40.00%) HTML5
9 26 (32.50%) OO
10 25 (31.25%) Apache
10 25 (31.25%) MVC
10 25 (31.25%) CMS
11 22 (27.50%) WordPress
12 19 (23.75%) E-Commerce
13 17 (21.25%) Symfony
13 17 (21.25%) Git (software)
14 15 (18.75%) Zend
14 15 (18.75%) PHP5
14 15 (18.75%) Ajax
14 15 (18.75%) OOP
14 15 (18.75%) AngularJS
15 14 (17.50%) Web Development
15 14 (17.50%) Joomla!
16 13 (16.25%) CSS3
17 12 (15.00%) iOS Development
17 12 (15.00%) Drupal
18 11 (13.75%) Content Management
18 11 (13.75%) .NET
19 9 (11.25%) SQL
19 9 (11.25%) ActionScript

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 25 (31.25%) Apache
1 25 (31.25%) CMS
2 22 (27.50%) WordPress
3 14 (17.50%) Joomla!
4 12 (15.00%) Drupal
5 9 (11.25%) concrete5
6 6 (7.50%) Node.js
7 5 (6.25%) IIS
8 2 (2.50%) nginx
8 2 (2.50%) Tomcat
9 1 (1.25%) MS Exchange
9 1 (1.25%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 5 (6.25%) Photoshop
2 2 (2.50%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 8 (10.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.25%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.25%) VoIP
2 2 (2.50%) DHCP
2 2 (2.50%) HTTP
2 2 (2.50%) DNS
3 1 (1.25%) DMZ
3 1 (1.25%) VLAN
3 1 (1.25%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (75.00%) MySQL
2 8 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.50%) MariaDB
4 1 (1.25%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.25%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.25%) Redis
4 1 (1.25%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 17 (21.25%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.75%) Subversion
3 2 (2.50%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.50%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.25%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.25%) Mercurial
General
1 8 (10.00%) Back Office
2 7 (8.75%) Marketing
3 6 (7.50%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.50%) Advertising
4 2 (2.50%) Publishing
5 1 (1.25%) Military
5 1 (1.25%) Retail
5 1 (1.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 73 (91.25%) Developer
2 61 (76.25%) PHP Developer
3 22 (27.50%) Web Developer
4 18 (22.50%) PHP LAMP Developer
5 14 (17.50%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 14 (17.50%) PHP Web Developer
6 6 (7.50%) Lead Developer
7 5 (6.25%) Programmer
7 5 (6.25%) LAMP Developer
7 5 (6.25%) Lead PHP Developer
8 4 (5.00%) PHP Programmer
8 4 (5.00%) Web Programmer
9 3 (3.75%) Magento Developer
10 2 (2.50%) AWS Architect
10 2 (2.50%) Junior PHP Developer
10 2 (2.50%) PHP Magento Developer
10 2 (2.50%) Senior Developer
10 2 (2.50%) Senior Software Engineer
10 2 (2.50%) Junior Developer
10 2 (2.50%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (76.25%) HTML
2 54 (67.50%) CSS
3 47 (58.75%) jQuery
4 32 (40.00%) HTML5
5 17 (21.25%) Symfony
6 15 (18.75%) Ajax
6 15 (18.75%) AngularJS
7 13 (16.25%) CSS3
8 11 (13.75%) .NET
9 9 (11.25%) Flash
10 8 (10.00%) Laravel
10 8 (10.00%) KnockoutJS
11 6 (7.50%) Ext JS
12 5 (6.25%) Zend Framework
13 4 (5.00%) Ruby on Rails
14 3 (3.75%) XHTML
15 2 (2.50%) JSON
15 2 (2.50%) REST
15 2 (2.50%) WAMP
15 2 (2.50%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.25%) iPhone
2 7 (8.75%) Open Source
2 7 (8.75%) New Media
3 6 (7.50%) Clustering
4 4 (5.00%) NHS
5 3 (3.75%) Digital Media
5 3 (3.75%) User Experience
6 2 (2.50%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.50%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.50%) N-Tier
6 2 (2.50%) EPoS
6 2 (2.50%) Derivative
7 1 (1.25%) Statistics
7 1 (1.25%) Animation
7 1 (1.25%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.25%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 33 (41.25%) Linux
2 6 (7.50%) Windows
3 5 (6.25%) Apple iOS
4 4 (5.00%) Ubuntu
4 4 (5.00%) Android
5 3 (3.75%) UNIX
6 2 (2.50%) FreeBSD
7 1 (1.25%) Debian
7 1 (1.25%) CentOS
7 1 (1.25%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (32.50%) OO
2 25 (31.25%) MVC
3 19 (23.75%) E-Commerce
4 15 (18.75%) OOP
5 14 (17.50%) Web Development
6 12 (15.00%) iOS Development
7 11 (13.75%) Content Management
8 9 (11.25%) Web Application Development
9 8 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (8.75%) Mentoring
11 5 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
11 5 (6.25%) Project Management
12 4 (5.00%) SEO
12 4 (5.00%) CRM
12 4 (5.00%) OO PHP
12 4 (5.00%) Responsive Web Design
13 3 (3.75%) Android Development
13 3 (3.75%) Web Design
13 3 (3.75%) Software Engineering
14 2 (2.50%) Pay per click
Programming Languages
1 77 (96.25%) PHP
2 62 (77.50%) JavaScript
3 15 (18.75%) PHP5
4 9 (11.25%) ActionScript 3.0
4 9 (11.25%) SQL
4 9 (11.25%) ActionScript
5 6 (7.50%) Ruby
6 5 (6.25%) Python
6 5 (6.25%) C++
6 5 (6.25%) Java
7 4 (5.00%) C#
7 4 (5.00%) Perl
8 3 (3.75%) PHP4
8 3 (3.75%) C
9 2 (2.50%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.50%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 4 (5.00%) Degree
2 2 (2.50%) Linux+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.25%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (11.25%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 15 (18.75%) Zend
2 3 (3.75%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.75%) HubSpot
3 2 (2.50%) Facebook
4 1 (1.25%) Twitter
4 1 (1.25%) Apple
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