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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 187 176 178
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +2
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 41 37 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.71% 0.69% 0.74%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.97% 1.84% 2.01%
Number of salaries quoted 32 34 39
Average salary £30,000 £30,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £26,000 £22,650
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £41,000 £44,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+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
2083 2008 2038
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 36.04% 37.31% 36.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1871 1725 1817
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £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 4 August 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 4 August 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
Birmingham 0 14 £30,000 -4.76% 6
Warwickshire -12 7 £32,500 -27.77%
Staffordshire -2 5 - -
Solihull +9 3 £27,500 -26.66%
Coventry -11 2 £30,000 -7.69%
Shropshire 0 1 £30,000 -20.00% 1
Worcestershire -17 1 £24,000 -7.69%
West Bromwich - 1 - -
Wolverhampton - 1 - -
LAMP
England

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 90 (96.77%) PHP
2 73 (78.49%) HTML
3 72 (77.42%) JavaScript
4 71 (76.34%) CSS
5 67 (72.04%) MySQL
6 47 (50.54%) jQuery
7 46 (49.46%) Linux
8 33 (35.48%) HTML5
9 32 (34.41%) Apache
10 24 (25.81%) OOP
10 24 (25.81%) MVC
10 24 (25.81%) AngularJS
11 23 (24.73%) CSS3
12 21 (22.58%) Zend
12 21 (22.58%) WordPress
13 20 (21.51%) Symfony
14 16 (17.20%) Web Development
14 16 (17.20%) Agile Software Development
14 16 (17.20%) OO
15 15 (16.13%) Ajax
16 14 (15.05%) Git (software)
17 13 (13.98%) CMS
18 11 (11.83%) Mentoring
19 10 (10.75%) Laravel
20 9 (9.68%) SQL Server
20 9 (9.68%) SQL
21 7 (7.53%) Windows
21 7 (7.53%) Telecoms
21 7 (7.53%) Clustering
21 7 (7.53%) Project Management

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 32 (34.41%) Apache
2 21 (22.58%) WordPress
3 13 (13.98%) CMS
4 6 (6.45%) IIS
5 5 (5.38%) Drupal
6 4 (4.30%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (4.30%) Joomla!
7 2 (2.15%) Lotus Domino
7 2 (2.15%) Node.js
8 1 (1.08%) Tomcat
8 1 (1.08%) MS Exchange
8 1 (1.08%) nginx
Applications
1 6 (6.45%) Photoshop
2 2 (2.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 6 (6.45%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.45%) VoIP
2 5 (5.38%) Intranet
3 1 (1.08%) VLAN
3 1 (1.08%) DMZ
3 1 (1.08%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (72.04%) MySQL
2 9 (9.68%) SQL Server
3 6 (6.45%) MongoDB
4 4 (4.30%) Redis
5 3 (3.23%) Big Data
6 1 (1.08%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (15.05%) Git (software)
2 7 (7.53%) PHPUnit
3 5 (5.38%) Selenium
4 3 (3.23%) WebDriver
5 2 (2.15%) Subversion
6 1 (1.08%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (1.08%) Behat
General
1 7 (7.53%) Telecoms
2 5 (5.38%) Back Office
3 4 (4.30%) Marketing
4 2 (2.15%) Finance
5 1 (1.08%) Military
Job Titles
1 88 (94.62%) Developer
2 61 (65.59%) PHP Developer
3 37 (39.78%) Web Developer
4 24 (25.81%) PHP LAMP Developer
5 21 (22.58%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 19 (20.43%) PHP Web Developer
7 10 (10.75%) LAMP Developer
8 7 (7.53%) PHP Programmer
8 7 (7.53%) Lead Developer
8 7 (7.53%) Programmer
9 6 (6.45%) Web Programmer
9 6 (6.45%) Senior Developer
9 6 (6.45%) Lead PHP Developer
10 5 (5.38%) Web Applications Developer
10 5 (5.38%) Applications Developer
10 5 (5.38%) Software Developer
11 4 (4.30%) Senior PHP Developer
12 3 (3.23%) Junior
12 3 (3.23%) Junior Developer
12 3 (3.23%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (78.49%) HTML
2 71 (76.34%) CSS
3 47 (50.54%) jQuery
4 33 (35.48%) HTML5
5 24 (25.81%) AngularJS
6 23 (24.73%) CSS3
7 20 (21.51%) Symfony
8 15 (16.13%) Ajax
9 10 (10.75%) Laravel
10 7 (7.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 7 (7.53%) Zend Framework
10 7 (7.53%) CodeIgniter
10 7 (7.53%) Ext JS
11 6 (6.45%) Backbone.js
12 5 (5.38%) KnockoutJS
12 5 (5.38%) WAMP
13 4 (4.30%) Yii
13 4 (4.30%) REST
13 4 (4.30%) Ember.js
14 3 (3.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.53%) Clustering
1 7 (7.53%) User Experience
2 5 (5.38%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.38%) Web 2.0
3 4 (4.30%) NHS
3 4 (4.30%) Linked Data
4 2 (2.15%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.08%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.08%) Statistics
5 1 (1.08%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.08%) iPhone
5 1 (1.08%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 46 (49.46%) Linux
2 7 (7.53%) Windows
2 7 (7.53%) Ubuntu
3 3 (3.23%) Android
3 3 (3.23%) Apple iOS
3 3 (3.23%) UNIX
4 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.08%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.08%) Solaris
4 1 (1.08%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (25.81%) OOP
1 24 (25.81%) MVC
2 16 (17.20%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (17.20%) OO
2 16 (17.20%) Web Development
3 11 (11.83%) Mentoring
4 7 (7.53%) Performance Tuning
4 7 (7.53%) OO PHP
4 7 (7.53%) Business Development
4 7 (7.53%) Responsive Web Design
4 7 (7.53%) Project Management
5 6 (6.45%) Web Design
6 5 (5.38%) TDD
6 5 (5.38%) Time Management
6 5 (5.38%) Data Protection
6 5 (5.38%) Line Management
6 5 (5.38%) API Integration
7 4 (4.30%) API Development
7 4 (4.30%) BDD
7 4 (4.30%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 90 (96.77%) PHP
2 72 (77.42%) JavaScript
3 9 (9.68%) SQL
4 7 (7.53%) PHP5
5 5 (5.38%) Java
6 4 (4.30%) Python
6 4 (4.30%) C
7 3 (3.23%) Ruby
8 1 (1.08%) C#
8 1 (1.08%) C++
8 1 (1.08%) Perl
8 1 (1.08%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (1.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.15%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.08%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (4.30%) cPanel
2 1 (1.08%) Plesk
Vendors
1 21 (22.58%) Zend
2 6 (6.45%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.30%) Rackspace
4 3 (3.23%) HubSpot
4 3 (3.23%) Apple
5 2 (2.15%) Google
5 2 (2.15%) Adobe
5 2 (2.15%) Sencha
5 2 (2.15%) Facebook
5 2 (2.15%) Twitter
6 1 (1.08%) Akamai
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Shropshire
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