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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 171 190 160
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -30
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 39 29 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.70% 0.53% 0.89%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.97% 1.44% 2.53%
Number of salaries quoted 32 28 48
Average salary £30,000 £28,250 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.19% -13.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £36,900 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
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
1975 2007 1939
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 35.32% 36.67% 35.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1789 1719 1728
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £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 3 September 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 3 September 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 +9 15 £27,500 -34.13% 2
Birmingham +15 9 £34,000 +15.25% 5
Staffordshire +4 5 - -
Worcestershire -8 3 £37,500 +44.23% 1
Coventry -10 2 £30,000 -7.69%
Solihull +8 1 £27,500 -15.38% 1
Wolverhampton - 1 - -
Shropshire - 1 £30,000 -
Halesowen - 1 £26,500 -
LAMP
England

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 93 (96.88%) PHP
2 79 (82.29%) HTML
3 78 (81.25%) CSS
4 75 (78.13%) JavaScript
5 68 (70.83%) MySQL
6 42 (43.75%) jQuery
7 40 (41.67%) HTML5
8 37 (38.54%) Linux
9 32 (33.33%) MVC
10 28 (29.17%) CSS3
11 27 (28.13%) WordPress
12 24 (25.00%) Apache
13 23 (23.96%) OOP
14 22 (22.92%) Git (software)
15 21 (21.88%) Symfony
15 21 (21.88%) AngularJS
16 19 (19.79%) Zend
17 16 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 16 (16.67%) User Experience
18 15 (15.63%) Web Development
18 15 (15.63%) Ajax
19 14 (14.58%) OO
19 14 (14.58%) Responsive Web Design
20 13 (13.54%) Laravel
20 13 (13.54%) Agile Software Development
21 12 (12.50%) Project Management
22 11 (11.46%) Node.js
23 10 (10.42%) Twitter
23 10 (10.42%) CMS
23 10 (10.42%) Subversion

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 27 (28.13%) WordPress
2 24 (25.00%) Apache
3 11 (11.46%) Node.js
4 10 (10.42%) CMS
5 7 (7.29%) Elasticsearch
6 6 (6.25%) IIS
7 5 (5.21%) Joomla!
8 2 (2.08%) Drupal
8 2 (2.08%) Lotus Domino
9 1 (1.04%) Tomcat
9 1 (1.04%) MS Exchange
9 1 (1.04%) nginx
Applications
1 5 (5.21%) Photoshop
2 2 (2.08%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 7 (7.29%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.04%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.21%) Intranet
2 3 (3.13%) VoIP
3 1 (1.04%) DMZ
3 1 (1.04%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (70.83%) MySQL
2 9 (9.38%) SQL Server
2 9 (9.38%) MongoDB
3 4 (4.17%) Redis
4 3 (3.13%) Big Data
5 1 (1.04%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.04%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 22 (22.92%) Git (software)
2 10 (10.42%) Subversion
3 7 (7.29%) PHPUnit
4 5 (5.21%) Selenium
5 3 (3.13%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.04%) Hudson
6 1 (1.04%) Behat
6 1 (1.04%) Grunt
6 1 (1.04%) gulp
6 1 (1.04%) Dreamweaver
General
1 10 (10.42%) Finance
2 8 (8.33%) Manufacturing
3 4 (4.17%) Marketing
4 3 (3.13%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.08%) Back Office
5 2 (2.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 91 (94.79%) Developer
2 57 (59.38%) PHP Developer
3 41 (42.71%) Web Developer
4 19 (19.79%) PHP LAMP Developer
5 16 (16.67%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 15 (15.63%) PHP Web Developer
7 13 (13.54%) Web Applications Developer
7 13 (13.54%) Applications Developer
8 8 (8.33%) LAMP Developer
9 6 (6.25%) Senior Developer
9 6 (6.25%) Programmer
9 6 (6.25%) PHP Programmer
10 5 (5.21%) Web Programmer
10 5 (5.21%) Software Developer
11 4 (4.17%) Senior PHP Developer
12 3 (3.13%) Junior
12 3 (3.13%) Junior Developer
12 3 (3.13%) Lead Developer
12 3 (3.13%) Lead PHP Developer
12 3 (3.13%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (82.29%) HTML
2 78 (81.25%) CSS
3 42 (43.75%) jQuery
4 40 (41.67%) HTML5
5 28 (29.17%) CSS3
6 21 (21.88%) AngularJS
6 21 (21.88%) Symfony
7 16 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 15 (15.63%) Ajax
9 13 (13.54%) Laravel
10 9 (9.38%) CodeIgniter
11 7 (7.29%) Backbone.js
12 6 (6.25%) REST
12 6 (6.25%) Zend Framework
13 5 (5.21%) WAMP
14 4 (4.17%) Web Services
14 4 (4.17%) Ember.js
14 4 (4.17%) Yii
15 3 (3.13%) RESTful
15 3 (3.13%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (16.67%) User Experience
2 8 (8.33%) Physics
3 5 (5.21%) Web 2.0
3 5 (5.21%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.17%) NHS
4 4 (4.17%) Linked Data
5 3 (3.13%) Clustering
6 2 (2.08%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.04%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.04%) iPhone
7 1 (1.04%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.04%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 37 (38.54%) Linux
2 7 (7.29%) Windows
3 6 (6.25%) Ubuntu
4 3 (3.13%) Android
4 3 (3.13%) Apple iOS
4 3 (3.13%) UNIX
5 1 (1.04%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.04%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.04%) Solaris
5 1 (1.04%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (33.33%) MVC
2 23 (23.96%) OOP
3 15 (15.63%) Web Development
4 14 (14.58%) Responsive Web Design
4 14 (14.58%) OO
5 13 (13.54%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (12.50%) Project Management
7 8 (8.33%) Mentoring
8 7 (7.29%) Performance Tuning
8 7 (7.29%) OO PHP
8 7 (7.29%) TDD
8 7 (7.29%) Data Protection
8 7 (7.29%) Business Development
9 5 (5.21%) Web Design
9 5 (5.21%) E-Commerce
9 5 (5.21%) Time Management
9 5 (5.21%) Line Management
9 5 (5.21%) API Integration
10 4 (4.17%) API Development
10 4 (4.17%) RDF
Programming Languages
1 93 (96.88%) PHP
2 75 (78.13%) JavaScript
3 10 (10.42%) SQL
4 6 (6.25%) PHP5
5 4 (4.17%) Java
5 4 (4.17%) C
6 3 (3.13%) Python
6 3 (3.13%) Ruby
7 1 (1.04%) C#
7 1 (1.04%) C++
7 1 (1.04%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (1.04%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (1.04%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.08%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.04%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (4.17%) cPanel
2 1 (1.04%) Plesk
Vendors
1 19 (19.79%) Zend
2 10 (10.42%) Twitter
3 6 (6.25%) Microsoft
4 4 (4.17%) Rackspace
5 3 (3.13%) HubSpot
5 3 (3.13%) Apple
6 2 (2.08%) Google
6 2 (2.08%) Adobe
6 2 (2.08%) Sencha
6 2 (2.08%) Facebook
7 1 (1.04%) Akamai
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