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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LAMP over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LAMP Stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL/MariaDB, PHP/Perl/Python)
Rank 142 170 161
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -9
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 95 55 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.64% 1.02% 1.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.86% 2.89% 3.41%
Number of salaries quoted 93 48 67
Median salary £35,000 £30,250 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.70% +0.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,600 £27,200 £23,200
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £37,500 £40,600
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
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
1956 1904 1997
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 33.83% 35.38% 36.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1680 1718 1736
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,532 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

LAMP
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing LAMP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 September 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LAMP within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwickshire +19 41 £37,500 +36.36% 2
Birmingham -8 24 £35,000 +2.94% 5
Wolverhampton +3 11 £22,500 -26.22% 1
Solihull - 6 £27,500 - 1
Worcestershire +12 5 £35,000 +20.68% 2
Staffordshire -1 5 £45,000 +28.57% 4
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £30,000 -
Shropshire - 1 £25,000 -
LAMP
England

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, IT jobs citing LAMP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for LAMP.

1 155 (86.11%) PHP
2 149 (82.78%) MySQL
3 141 (78.33%) CSS
3 141 (78.33%) JavaScript
4 138 (76.67%) HTML
5 111 (61.67%) jQuery
6 95 (52.78%) Linux
7 94 (52.22%) HTML5
8 70 (38.89%) OO
9 65 (36.11%) Git (software)
10 63 (35.00%) E-Commerce
11 62 (34.44%) OOP
12 59 (32.78%) Apache
13 56 (31.11%) Web Development
14 41 (22.78%) CSS3
15 40 (22.22%) MVC
16 39 (21.67%) Subversion
17 38 (21.11%) OO PHP
18 33 (18.33%) RESTful
19 32 (17.78%) LEMP Stack
20 31 (17.22%) Amazon AWS
20 31 (17.22%) Laravel
20 31 (17.22%) Web Services
21 29 (16.11%) CMS
22 28 (15.56%) REST
22 28 (15.56%) PHP 5
23 27 (15.00%) nginx
23 27 (15.00%) Games
23 27 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
24 25 (13.89%) Unit Testing

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 59 (32.78%) Apache
2 29 (16.11%) CMS
3 27 (15.00%) nginx
4 13 (7.22%) WordPress
5 10 (5.56%) Drupal
6 8 (4.44%) Elasticsearch
6 8 (4.44%) MS Exchange
7 7 (3.89%) lighttpd
8 4 (2.22%) Tornado
9 2 (1.11%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (1.11%) ExpressionEngine
9 2 (1.11%) IIS
9 2 (1.11%) Moodle
9 2 (1.11%) SharePoint
9 2 (1.11%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.56%) Joomla!
10 1 (0.56%) Tomcat
Applications
1 20 (11.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 7 (3.89%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 21 (11.67%) Magento
2 7 (3.89%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 31 (17.22%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (8.33%) AdWords
2 15 (8.33%) Google Analytics
3 7 (3.89%) Sage Pay
4 3 (1.67%) Amazon S3
5 2 (1.11%) Office 365
6 1 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (7.78%) ATM
2 11 (6.11%) Intranet
3 6 (3.33%) HTTP
3 6 (3.33%) SAN
4 5 (2.78%) Firewall
5 4 (2.22%) HTTPS
6 2 (1.11%) Internet
7 1 (0.56%) DNS
7 1 (0.56%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 149 (82.78%) MySQL
2 22 (12.22%) MongoDB
3 21 (11.67%) SQL Server
4 11 (6.11%) NoSQL
5 7 (3.89%) SQLite
6 6 (3.33%) Apache Cassandra
6 6 (3.33%) Couchbase
6 6 (3.33%) DB2
7 5 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (2.78%) Relational Database
8 3 (1.67%) Big Data
9 1 (0.56%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 65 (36.11%) Git (software)
2 39 (21.67%) Subversion
3 18 (10.00%) PHPUnit
4 6 (3.33%) JIRA
5 4 (2.22%) Bitbucket
5 4 (2.22%) Vagrant
6 2 (1.11%) Grunt
6 2 (1.11%) Phing
6 2 (1.11%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.56%) Bower
7 1 (0.56%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.56%) gulp
7 1 (0.56%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.56%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.56%) NUnit
7 1 (0.56%) Yeoman
General
1 27 (15.00%) Games
2 24 (13.33%) Finance
3 22 (12.22%) Marketing
4 20 (11.11%) Manufacturing
5 19 (10.56%) Electronics
5 19 (10.56%) Telecoms
6 15 (8.33%) Banking
7 6 (3.33%) Publishing
8 5 (2.78%) Back Office
9 2 (1.11%) Brand Awareness
10 1 (0.56%) Advertising
10 1 (0.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 149 (82.78%) Developer
2 125 (69.44%) PHP Developer
3 72 (40.00%) MySQL Developer
3 72 (40.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 71 (39.44%) JavaScript Developer
5 66 (36.67%) HTML Developer
6 64 (35.56%) HTML CSS Developer
7 31 (17.22%) LAMP Developer
7 31 (17.22%) PHP LAMP Developer
8 18 (10.00%) Web Developer
9 15 (8.33%) Full Stack Developer
10 13 (7.22%) Lead Developer
10 13 (7.22%) PHP Web Developer
11 12 (6.67%) Junior
11 12 (6.67%) Junior Developer
11 12 (6.67%) OO PHP Developer
11 12 (6.67%) Senior Developer
12 11 (6.11%) Senior PHP Developer
13 9 (5.00%) Magento Developer
13 9 (5.00%) PHP Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 141 (78.33%) CSS
2 138 (76.67%) HTML
3 111 (61.67%) jQuery
4 94 (52.22%) HTML5
5 41 (22.78%) CSS3
6 33 (18.33%) RESTful
7 32 (17.78%) LEMP Stack
8 31 (17.22%) Laravel
8 31 (17.22%) Web Services
9 28 (15.56%) REST
10 25 (13.89%) AngularJS
11 19 (10.56%) Ajax
12 17 (9.44%) Node.js
12 17 (9.44%) WAMP
13 15 (8.33%) beanstalkd
13 15 (8.33%) JSON
13 15 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 11 (6.11%) MEAN Stack
14 11 (6.11%) React
14 11 (6.11%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.78%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (7.22%) Computer Science
3 11 (6.11%) Mobile App
3 11 (6.11%) Web 2.0
4 6 (3.33%) Clustering
4 6 (3.33%) CMDB
4 6 (3.33%) Data Centre
5 5 (2.78%) iPad
6 4 (2.22%) Mobile Games
6 4 (2.22%) Online Games
7 2 (1.11%) User Experience
7 2 (1.11%) W3C
8 1 (0.56%) AS400
8 1 (0.56%) Derivative
8 1 (0.56%) NHS
8 1 (0.56%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.56%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 95 (52.78%) Linux
2 18 (10.00%) Unix
3 16 (8.89%) Windows
4 9 (5.00%) Ubuntu
5 8 (4.44%) Debian
5 8 (4.44%) Solaris
5 8 (4.44%) Windows Server
6 6 (3.33%) AIX
6 6 (3.33%) Apple iOS
6 6 (3.33%) Mac OS
6 6 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (3.33%) SUSE
7 5 (2.78%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (38.89%) OO
2 63 (35.00%) E-Commerce
3 62 (34.44%) OOP
4 56 (31.11%) Web Development
5 40 (22.22%) MVC
6 38 (21.11%) OO PHP
7 27 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
8 25 (13.89%) Unit Testing
9 24 (13.33%) Content Management
10 20 (11.11%) Database Optimisation
11 19 (10.56%) High Availability
12 18 (10.00%) Data Protection
13 17 (9.44%) Web Design
14 16 (8.89%) Agile Software Development
15 15 (8.33%) Analytics
15 15 (8.33%) Open Source
16 12 (6.67%) Load Balancing
16 12 (6.67%) Scrum
16 12 (6.67%) SEO
17 11 (6.11%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 155 (86.11%) PHP
2 141 (78.33%) JavaScript
3 28 (15.56%) PHP 5
4 21 (11.67%) SQL
5 15 (8.33%) Java
6 13 (7.22%) Python
7 12 (6.67%) Perl
7 12 (6.67%) Shell Script
8 6 (3.33%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.11%) C
9 2 (1.11%) C#
9 2 (1.11%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.11%) Ruby
10 1 (0.56%) C++
10 1 (0.56%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 23 (12.78%) Degree
2 6 (3.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 6 (3.33%) Firmware
1 6 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (2.78%) iptables
3 2 (1.11%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.11%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (1.11%) Xen
4 1 (0.56%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 7 (3.89%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (3.89%) Puppet
2 6 (3.33%) NetBackup
2 6 (3.33%) Oracle RMAN
2 6 (3.33%) Oracle ZFS
2 6 (3.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 6 (3.33%) Unicenter
3 5 (2.78%) HAProxy
4 2 (1.11%) SCCM
5 1 (0.56%) Ansible
5 1 (0.56%) Plesk
Vendors
1 25 (13.89%) Google
2 22 (12.22%) Adobe
3 16 (8.89%) Zend
4 8 (4.44%) Oracle
5 7 (3.89%) IBM
5 7 (3.89%) PayPal
5 7 (3.89%) Sage
6 6 (3.33%) CA
6 6 (3.33%) NetSuite
6 6 (3.33%) Sun
6 6 (3.33%) Veeam
6 6 (3.33%) Veritas
6 6 (3.33%) VMware
7 3 (1.67%) Apple
7 3 (1.67%) Atlassian
7 3 (1.67%) Cognizant
7 3 (1.67%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.56%) Samsung
Worcestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £23000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
In touch games
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: Yesterday
Staffordshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £50000 - £60000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Staffordshire
Recital Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £25000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Recital Consulting Ltd
Salary: 20000-25000 Per Annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Wolverhampton
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Webrecruit
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum DOE Plus Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Rugby
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Obscurant
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum Excellent company benefits - Trainin
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
West Midlands
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £37685.00 - £40961.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
In touch games
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 26 days ago
Birmingham
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
Birmingham
Intouch Games
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 26 days ago
Curzon Building, Birmingham
Birmingham City University
Salary: Circa £40,961
Posted: 26 days ago