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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LAMP Stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL/MariaDB, PHP/Perl/Python)
Rank 137 123 145
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +22
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 105 100 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.68% 1.87% 1.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.97% 4.67% 3.68%
Number of salaries quoted 94 96 62
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £48,750 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +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
2114 2140 1741
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 33.85% 40.12% 35.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1823 1927 1496
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 30 April 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LAMP within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
(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 +8 45 £32,500 +19.26% 8
Coventry - 27 £30,000 - 2
Warwickshire -44 10 £41,000 +26.15% 2
Solihull +25 6 £36,250 +45.00%
Shropshire -10 6 £25,000 +19.04% 2
Staffordshire -5 5 £31,000 -34.73%
Worcestershire -5 4 £27,500 -11.29% 3
LAMP
England

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

1 180 (86.54%) MySQL
2 166 (79.81%) PHP
3 161 (77.40%) Linux
4 139 (66.83%) JavaScript
5 136 (65.38%) HTML
5 136 (65.38%) CSS
5 136 (65.38%) Apache
6 125 (60.10%) jQuery
7 119 (57.21%) Web Development
8 107 (51.44%) Git (software)
9 90 (43.27%) E-Commerce
10 84 (40.38%) LEMP Stack
11 82 (39.42%) Agile Software Development
11 82 (39.42%) nginx
11 82 (39.42%) Zend
12 77 (37.02%) Open Source
13 76 (36.54%) REST
14 72 (34.62%) XML
15 71 (34.13%) Scrum
15 71 (34.13%) JSON
16 70 (33.65%) Symfony
16 70 (33.65%) Google
16 70 (33.65%) Magento
17 59 (28.37%) OO
18 57 (27.40%) PHP 5
19 55 (26.44%) Performance Optimisation
20 52 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
21 48 (23.08%) Web Services
22 47 (22.60%) HTML5
23 44 (21.15%) Ubuntu

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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
1 136 (65.38%) Apache
2 82 (39.42%) nginx
3 26 (12.50%) Drupal
4 18 (8.65%) Elasticsearch
5 15 (7.21%) Tomcat
6 12 (5.77%) CMS
7 11 (5.29%) Node.js
7 11 (5.29%) WordPress
8 3 (1.44%) Moodle
8 3 (1.44%) MS Exchange
8 3 (1.44%) SugarCRM
9 2 (0.96%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.48%) Facebook Platform
10 1 (0.48%) IIS
10 1 (0.48%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.48%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 16 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.44%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.96%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.48%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 70 (33.65%) Magento
2 2 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 52 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (13.94%) Amazon EC2
2 29 (13.94%) CloudFront
3 10 (4.81%) PaaS
4 6 (2.88%) AdWords
4 6 (2.88%) GitHub
4 6 (2.88%) Google Analytics
5 3 (1.44%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (1.44%) SaaS
6 2 (0.96%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.48%) MailChimp
7 1 (0.48%) Office 365
7 1 (0.48%) Pure360
Communications & Networking
1 33 (15.87%) Internet
2 11 (5.29%) Firewall
3 8 (3.85%) SAN
4 6 (2.88%) DNS
4 6 (2.88%) VoIP
5 5 (2.40%) Intranet
6 4 (1.92%) Asterisk PBX
7 3 (1.44%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (1.44%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (1.44%) PBX
8 1 (0.48%) FTP
8 1 (0.48%) SMTP
8 1 (0.48%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 180 (86.54%) MySQL
2 27 (12.98%) SQL Server
3 21 (10.10%) MongoDB
4 18 (8.65%) SQLite
5 8 (3.85%) DB2
5 8 (3.85%) Relational Database
6 5 (2.40%) Big Data
7 4 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.96%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 107 (51.44%) Git (software)
2 16 (7.69%) Subversion
3 13 (6.25%) PHPUnit
4 11 (5.29%) Vagrant
5 7 (3.37%) Jenkins
6 6 (2.88%) gulp
7 4 (1.92%) Cucumber
7 4 (1.92%) Karma Test Runner
7 4 (1.92%) NUnit
8 3 (1.44%) Phing
8 3 (1.44%) Selenium
9 2 (0.96%) Grunt
9 2 (0.96%) JIRA
10 1 (0.48%) Bitbucket
10 1 (0.48%) Mercurial
10 1 (0.48%) Mocha
10 1 (0.48%) PhpStorm
General
1 21 (10.10%) Finance
2 20 (9.62%) Marketing
3 8 (3.85%) Back Office
3 8 (3.85%) Publishing
4 6 (2.88%) Banking
4 6 (2.88%) Games
5 2 (0.96%) Advertising
6 1 (0.48%) Electronics
6 1 (0.48%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.48%) Retail
6 1 (0.48%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 127 (61.06%) Developer
2 99 (47.60%) PHP Developer
3 63 (30.29%) Web Developer
4 49 (23.56%) PHP Web Developer
5 29 (13.94%) Magento Developer
5 29 (13.94%) PHP Magento Developer
6 24 (11.54%) MySQL Developer
6 24 (11.54%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 23 (11.06%) HTML Developer
8 22 (10.58%) Development Manager
8 22 (10.58%) HTML CSS Developer
9 20 (9.62%) Web Development Manager
9 20 (9.62%) Web Manager
10 18 (8.65%) LAMP Developer
11 17 (8.17%) Administrator
12 14 (6.73%) JavaScript Developer
12 14 (6.73%) PHP Development Manager
12 14 (6.73%) Systems Administrator
13 13 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 12 (5.77%) PHP LAMP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 136 (65.38%) CSS
1 136 (65.38%) HTML
2 125 (60.10%) jQuery
3 84 (40.38%) LEMP Stack
4 76 (36.54%) REST
5 72 (34.62%) XML
6 71 (34.13%) JSON
7 70 (33.65%) Symfony
8 48 (23.08%) Web Services
9 47 (22.60%) HTML5
10 43 (20.67%) Zend Framework
11 37 (17.79%) CSS3
12 36 (17.31%) SOAP
13 18 (8.65%) RESTful
14 17 (8.17%) AngularJS
15 14 (6.73%) Ajax
16 8 (3.85%) Laravel
16 8 (3.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 6 (2.88%) beanstalkd
17 6 (2.88%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 19 (9.13%) User Experience
2 17 (8.17%) Computer Science
3 14 (6.73%) Mobile App
4 8 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (3.85%) Clustering
4 8 (3.85%) CMDB
4 8 (3.85%) Data Centre
5 7 (3.37%) W3C
6 3 (1.44%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.44%) Web 2.0
7 2 (0.96%) Graphic Design
8 1 (0.48%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.48%) Blockchain
8 1 (0.48%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.48%) Social Network
8 1 (0.48%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 161 (77.40%) Linux
2 44 (21.15%) Ubuntu
3 41 (19.71%) Debian
4 17 (8.17%) Apple iOS
5 16 (7.69%) Unix
6 15 (7.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (5.77%) CentOS
8 11 (5.29%) Windows
9 9 (4.33%) Windows Server
10 8 (3.85%) AIX
10 8 (3.85%) Solaris
10 8 (3.85%) SUSE
11 6 (2.88%) Android
12 3 (1.44%) Windows 7
12 3 (1.44%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (0.96%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.96%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (57.21%) Web Development
2 90 (43.27%) E-Commerce
3 82 (39.42%) Agile Software Development
4 77 (37.02%) Open Source
5 71 (34.13%) Scrum
6 59 (28.37%) OO
7 55 (26.44%) Performance Optimisation
8 44 (21.15%) MVC
9 37 (17.79%) Line Management
10 35 (16.83%) OO PHP
11 33 (15.87%) OOD
12 32 (15.38%) DevOps
13 29 (13.94%) Coaching
13 29 (13.94%) Software Testing
14 28 (13.46%) Database Optimisation
14 28 (13.46%) Workflow
15 27 (12.98%) Refactoring
16 25 (12.02%) OOP
17 23 (11.06%) Data Protection
18 22 (10.58%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 166 (79.81%) PHP
2 139 (66.83%) JavaScript
3 57 (27.40%) PHP 5
4 25 (12.02%) Perl
4 25 (12.02%) SQL
5 20 (9.62%) Shell Script
6 17 (8.17%) Python
7 15 (7.21%) Bash Shell
8 13 (6.25%) Java
9 2 (0.96%) C++
9 2 (0.96%) Ruby
10 1 (0.48%) C#
10 1 (0.48%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 38 (18.27%) Degree
2 8 (3.85%) ISEB
3 3 (1.44%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.48%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.48%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (10.10%) QA
2 2 (0.96%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (4.33%) Xen
2 8 (3.85%) Firmware
3 6 (2.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (2.40%) Active Directory
4 5 (2.40%) KVM
5 3 (1.44%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.44%) iptables
6 2 (0.96%) Samba
6 2 (0.96%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 13 (6.25%) Puppet
2 8 (3.85%) Nagios
2 8 (3.85%) NetBackup
2 8 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (3.85%) Oracle RMAN
2 8 (3.85%) Oracle ZFS
2 8 (3.85%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 8 (3.85%) Unicenter
3 4 (1.92%) Cacti
3 4 (1.92%) ZABBIX
4 3 (1.44%) HAProxy
5 2 (0.96%) Ansible
5 2 (0.96%) Salt
Vendors
1 82 (39.42%) Zend
2 70 (33.65%) Google
3 29 (13.94%) New Relic
4 12 (5.77%) Red Hat
5 9 (4.33%) Oracle
6 8 (3.85%) CA
6 8 (3.85%) IBM
6 8 (3.85%) Sun
6 8 (3.85%) Veritas
7 7 (3.37%) Cisco
8 6 (2.88%) Apple
8 6 (2.88%) VMware
9 5 (2.40%) Microsoft
10 4 (1.92%) Veeam
11 3 (1.44%) Qualys
12 2 (0.96%) Adobe
12 2 (0.96%) Cognizant
12 2 (0.96%) Jaspersoft
12 2 (0.96%) Tableau
13 1 (0.48%) Facebook
Wolverhampton
The SmartList
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham
Axica Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
Shrewsbury, Shropshire
Axica Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
Worcestershire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry
Searchability
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Mobile Fun
Salary: £20,000 - £22,000 per year
Posted: 10 days ago
Warwickshire
Nixor
Salary: £0 - £40,000 per year
Posted: 10 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Cognizant
Posted: 15 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Leamington Spa
Bluetown Online LTD
Posted: 22 days ago
Shrewsbury
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Malvern
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum + benefits + bonus!
Posted: 23 days ago
Malvern
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + benifits
Posted: 23 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
West Midlands
Cognizant
Posted: 24 days ago