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 24 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LAMP Stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL/MariaDB, PHP/Perl/Python)
Rank 159 155 147
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -8
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 82 73 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.33% 1.27% 1.44%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.90% 3.37% 3.91%
Number of salaries quoted 73 69 73
Median salary £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,200 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £46,000 £39,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.63%
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
2104 2167 1994
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 34.00% 37.83% 36.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1764 1971 1721
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 24 June 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 24 June 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
Birmingham +7 35 £31,500 +8.62% 1
Shropshire -8 13 £25,000 -16.66% 1
Coventry +22 12 £30,000 -
Staffordshire -6 9 £31,000 -13.88% 2
Solihull +13 5 £32,500 +18.18% 1
Warwickshire -24 3 £41,000 +57.69%
Worcestershire +6 2 £25,750 -39.41%
Willenhall - 1 £37,500 -
LAMP
England

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 June 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.

1 173 (86.07%) MySQL
2 161 (80.10%) PHP
3 147 (73.13%) Linux
4 142 (70.65%) JavaScript
5 140 (69.65%) CSS
6 138 (68.66%) HTML
7 126 (62.69%) jQuery
8 117 (58.21%) Apache
9 102 (50.75%) Web Development
10 91 (45.27%) Git (software)
11 82 (40.80%) E-Commerce
12 73 (36.32%) HTML5
13 64 (31.84%) OO
14 58 (28.86%) LEMP Stack
15 56 (27.86%) nginx
16 55 (27.36%) REST
17 53 (26.37%) PHP 5
17 53 (26.37%) Zend
18 50 (24.88%) Agile Software Development
19 49 (24.38%) Google
20 48 (23.88%) OO PHP
21 47 (23.38%) MVC
22 46 (22.89%) Magento
23 45 (22.39%) XML
24 44 (21.89%) OOP
24 44 (21.89%) Open Source
24 44 (21.89%) Degree
24 44 (21.89%) JSON
25 43 (21.39%) Symfony
25 43 (21.39%) CSS3

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
1 117 (58.21%) Apache
2 56 (27.86%) nginx
3 27 (13.43%) CMS
4 26 (12.94%) Drupal
5 21 (10.45%) Elasticsearch
6 12 (5.97%) WordPress
7 11 (5.47%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.00%) Apache Solr
8 2 (1.00%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.50%) Facebook Platform
9 1 (0.50%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.50%) Umbraco
Applications
1 16 (7.96%) MS Excel
2 14 (6.97%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 3 (1.49%) Photoshop
4 2 (1.00%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 46 (22.89%) Magento
2 2 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 37 (18.41%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (6.47%) AdWords
2 13 (6.47%) Google Analytics
3 12 (5.97%) Amazon EC2
3 12 (5.97%) CloudFront
4 6 (2.99%) GitHub
5 5 (2.49%) PaaS
6 3 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (1.00%) SaaS
8 1 (0.50%) MailChimp
8 1 (0.50%) Office 365
8 1 (0.50%) Pure360
Communications & Networking
1 14 (6.97%) Internet
2 13 (6.47%) SAN
3 10 (4.98%) Intranet
4 8 (3.98%) Firewall
5 4 (1.99%) DNS
6 1 (0.50%) Asterisk PBX
6 1 (0.50%) FTP
6 1 (0.50%) HTTP
6 1 (0.50%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 173 (86.07%) MySQL
2 32 (15.92%) SQL Server
3 20 (9.95%) MongoDB
4 17 (8.46%) SQLite
5 13 (6.47%) DB2
6 8 (3.98%) Big Data
7 7 (3.48%) Relational Database
8 3 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 91 (45.27%) Git (software)
2 36 (17.91%) Subversion
3 19 (9.45%) PHPUnit
4 9 (4.48%) Vagrant
5 7 (3.48%) Jenkins
6 5 (2.49%) gulp
7 4 (1.99%) Cucumber
7 4 (1.99%) Karma Test Runner
7 4 (1.99%) NUnit
8 3 (1.49%) Selenium
9 2 (1.00%) JIRA
9 2 (1.00%) Phing
10 1 (0.50%) Bitbucket
10 1 (0.50%) Grunt
10 1 (0.50%) Mercurial
10 1 (0.50%) PhpStorm
General
1 28 (13.93%) Finance
2 18 (8.96%) Marketing
3 14 (6.97%) Manufacturing
4 13 (6.47%) Banking
4 13 (6.47%) Electronics
4 13 (6.47%) Publishing
4 13 (6.47%) Telecoms
5 10 (4.98%) Games
6 8 (3.98%) Back Office
7 2 (1.00%) Advertising
8 1 (0.50%) Legal
8 1 (0.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 143 (71.14%) Developer
2 116 (57.71%) PHP Developer
3 50 (24.88%) MySQL Developer
3 50 (24.88%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 49 (24.38%) HTML Developer
4 49 (24.38%) Web Developer
5 47 (23.38%) HTML CSS Developer
6 41 (20.40%) JavaScript Developer
7 35 (17.41%) PHP Web Developer
8 31 (15.42%) LAMP Developer
9 26 (12.94%) PHP LAMP Developer
10 20 (9.95%) Magento Developer
10 20 (9.95%) PHP Magento Developer
11 16 (7.96%) Senior Developer
12 15 (7.46%) Administrator
13 14 (6.97%) Senior PHP Developer
14 13 (6.47%) Linux Administrator
14 13 (6.47%) Technical Specialist
15 11 (5.47%) Systems Administrator
16 10 (4.98%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 140 (69.65%) CSS
2 138 (68.66%) HTML
3 126 (62.69%) jQuery
4 73 (36.32%) HTML5
5 58 (28.86%) LEMP Stack
6 55 (27.36%) REST
7 45 (22.39%) XML
8 44 (21.89%) JSON
9 43 (21.39%) CSS3
9 43 (21.39%) Symfony
10 34 (16.92%) Web Services
11 32 (15.92%) Zend Framework
12 22 (10.95%) RESTful
13 21 (10.45%) AngularJS
14 19 (9.45%) Laravel
14 19 (9.45%) SOAP
15 16 (7.96%) Ajax
16 13 (6.47%) beanstalkd
17 12 (5.97%) Node.js
18 10 (4.98%) WAMP
Miscellaneous
1 26 (12.94%) Computer Science
2 17 (8.46%) User Experience
3 15 (7.46%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (6.47%) Clustering
4 13 (6.47%) CMDB
4 13 (6.47%) Data Centre
4 13 (6.47%) Mobile App
5 10 (4.98%) Web 2.0
6 5 (2.49%) W3C
7 3 (1.49%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.00%) Graphic Design
9 1 (0.50%) iPad
9 1 (0.50%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 147 (73.13%) Linux
2 31 (15.42%) Ubuntu
3 30 (14.93%) Debian
4 21 (10.45%) Apple iOS
4 21 (10.45%) Unix
5 20 (9.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (6.47%) AIX
6 13 (6.47%) Solaris
6 13 (6.47%) SUSE
7 8 (3.98%) CentOS
7 8 (3.98%) Windows
8 6 (2.99%) Android
9 5 (2.49%) Windows Server
10 2 (1.00%) Mac OS
10 2 (1.00%) Mac OS X
10 2 (1.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (50.75%) Web Development
2 82 (40.80%) E-Commerce
3 64 (31.84%) OO
4 50 (24.88%) Agile Software Development
5 48 (23.88%) OO PHP
6 47 (23.38%) MVC
7 44 (21.89%) OOP
7 44 (21.89%) Open Source
8 39 (19.40%) Scrum
9 26 (12.94%) Database Optimisation
10 25 (12.44%) Line Management
11 24 (11.94%) Performance Optimisation
12 23 (11.44%) Data Protection
13 21 (10.45%) iOS Development
13 21 (10.45%) Service Delivery
14 18 (8.96%) Business Intelligence
14 18 (8.96%) OOD
14 18 (8.96%) Unit Testing
15 17 (8.46%) Content Management
15 17 (8.46%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 161 (80.10%) PHP
2 142 (70.65%) JavaScript
3 53 (26.37%) PHP 5
4 27 (13.43%) Perl
4 27 (13.43%) Shell Script
4 27 (13.43%) SQL
5 14 (6.97%) Bash Shell
6 13 (6.47%) Java
7 12 (5.97%) Python
8 2 (1.00%) C++
8 2 (1.00%) Ruby
9 1 (0.50%) C#
9 1 (0.50%) Delphi
9 1 (0.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 44 (21.89%) Degree
2 13 (6.47%) ISEB
3 1 (0.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (10.95%) QA
System Software
1 13 (6.47%) Firmware
2 12 (5.97%) Virtual Servers
3 7 (3.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (3.48%) Xen
4 5 (2.49%) iptables
4 5 (2.49%) KVM
5 2 (1.00%) Active Directory
5 2 (1.00%) Samba
5 2 (1.00%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 13 (6.47%) NetBackup
1 13 (6.47%) Oracle RMAN
1 13 (6.47%) Oracle ZFS
1 13 (6.47%) Puppet
1 13 (6.47%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 13 (6.47%) Unicenter
2 10 (4.98%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (2.49%) HAProxy
4 4 (1.99%) Nagios
5 3 (1.49%) Cacti
5 3 (1.49%) ZABBIX
6 2 (1.00%) Ansible
6 2 (1.00%) Salt
Vendors
1 53 (26.37%) Zend
2 49 (24.38%) Google
3 15 (7.46%) Adobe
4 14 (6.97%) Oracle
5 13 (6.47%) CA
5 13 (6.47%) IBM
5 13 (6.47%) Sun
5 13 (6.47%) Veritas
6 12 (5.97%) New Relic
7 9 (4.48%) Apple
7 9 (4.48%) Red Hat
8 7 (3.48%) VMware
9 4 (1.99%) Cisco
10 3 (1.49%) Cognizant
11 2 (1.00%) Microsoft
11 2 (1.00%) NetSuite
11 2 (1.00%) Veeam
12 1 (0.50%) Facebook
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Searchability
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
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Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Solihull
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Salary: Competitive + Benefits
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Comprehensive Benefits Package
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