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 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
LAMP Stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL/MariaDB, PHP/Perl/Python)
England / West Midlands
Rank 152 114 172
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +58
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 64 114 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.34% 2.14% 0.92%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.84% 6.48% 2.70%
Number of salaries quoted 61 94 41
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.59% +10.00%

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
1666 1758 1701
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 34.95% 33.04% 33.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1471 1522 1564
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +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 22 January 2017.

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 22 January 2017. 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 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 -47 23 £31,500 -21.25% 8
Warwickshire +37 20 £45,000 +40.62%
Worcestershire +2 15 £34,500 +2.22% 2
Staffordshire +8 11 £40,000 +39.13%
Solihull -12 1 £38,500 +2.66%
LAMP
England

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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.

1 149 (88.17%) PHP
2 128 (75.74%) MySQL
3 116 (68.64%) JavaScript
4 114 (67.46%) CSS
5 110 (65.09%) HTML
6 83 (49.11%) jQuery
7 73 (43.20%) HTML5
8 72 (42.60%) Linux
9 58 (34.32%) OO
10 55 (32.54%) MVC
11 54 (31.95%) OOP
12 41 (24.26%) Marketing
13 40 (23.67%) High Availability
14 37 (21.89%) E-Commerce
15 35 (20.71%) Apache
16 34 (20.12%) ATM
16 34 (20.12%) Git (software)
17 32 (18.93%) AngularJS
18 31 (18.34%) Java
19 29 (17.16%) Ajax
20 28 (16.57%) LEMP Stack
21 27 (15.98%) Agile Software Development
21 27 (15.98%) Games
21 27 (15.98%) CSS3
21 27 (15.98%) MongoDB
22 25 (14.79%) Amazon AWS
22 25 (14.79%) Web Development
22 25 (14.79%) Web Services
23 24 (14.20%) Scrum
24 23 (13.61%) RESTful

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 35 (20.71%) Apache
2 18 (10.65%) nginx
3 16 (9.47%) WordPress
4 14 (8.28%) lighttpd
5 12 (7.10%) CMS
6 10 (5.92%) MS Exchange
7 4 (2.37%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (1.78%) Drupal
9 2 (1.18%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (1.18%) ExpressionEngine
9 2 (1.18%) IIS
9 2 (1.18%) Moodle
9 2 (1.18%) SharePoint
9 2 (1.18%) Tomcat
9 2 (1.18%) Tornado
10 1 (0.59%) CloudStack
10 1 (0.59%) Joomla!
10 1 (0.59%) Umbraco
Applications
1 10 (5.92%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 7 (4.14%) Adobe Illustrator
2 7 (4.14%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 22 (13.02%) Magento
2 5 (2.96%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.59%) SAP Business One
3 1 (0.59%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 25 (14.79%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.96%) Sage Pay
3 2 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.18%) Office 365
4 1 (0.59%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 34 (20.12%) ATM
2 6 (3.55%) Internet
3 4 (2.37%) HTTP
3 4 (2.37%) Intranet
4 3 (1.78%) tcpdump
5 2 (1.18%) DNS
5 2 (1.18%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.59%) Firewall
6 1 (0.59%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.59%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 128 (75.74%) MySQL
2 27 (15.98%) MongoDB
3 13 (7.69%) SQL Server
4 12 (7.10%) NoSQL
5 7 (4.14%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (4.14%) Relational Database
6 6 (3.55%) Apache Cassandra
6 6 (3.55%) Couchbase
7 1 (0.59%) CouchDB
7 1 (0.59%) Redis
7 1 (0.59%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 34 (20.12%) Git (software)
2 7 (4.14%) Subversion
3 5 (2.96%) JIRA
4 3 (1.78%) GDB
4 3 (1.78%) PHPUnit
5 2 (1.18%) Bitbucket
5 2 (1.18%) Grunt
5 2 (1.18%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.18%) Phing
5 2 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.18%) Vagrant
5 2 (1.18%) Xcode
6 1 (0.59%) Bower
6 1 (0.59%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.59%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.59%) GitLab
6 1 (0.59%) gulp
6 1 (0.59%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.59%) NUnit
6 1 (0.59%) Yeoman
General
1 41 (24.26%) Marketing
2 27 (15.98%) Games
3 5 (2.96%) Back Office
4 4 (2.37%) Finance
5 3 (1.78%) Electronics
5 3 (1.78%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.78%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.18%) Advertising
6 2 (1.18%) Brand Awareness
7 1 (0.59%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.59%) Retail
Job Titles
1 127 (75.15%) Developer
2 98 (57.99%) PHP Developer
3 47 (27.81%) MySQL Developer
3 47 (27.81%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 46 (27.22%) JavaScript Developer
5 39 (23.08%) HTML Developer
6 38 (22.49%) HTML CSS Developer
7 29 (17.16%) LAMP Developer
7 29 (17.16%) PHP LAMP Developer
8 28 (16.57%) Lead Developer
9 18 (10.65%) DevOps Engineer
10 16 (9.47%) Full Stack Developer
10 16 (9.47%) Lead PHP Developer
11 14 (8.28%) Angular Developer
12 13 (7.69%) Web Developer
13 12 (7.10%) Junior
13 12 (7.10%) PHP Web Developer
14 11 (6.51%) Junior Developer
15 8 (4.73%) Junior PHP Developer
16 7 (4.14%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (67.46%) CSS
2 110 (65.09%) HTML
3 83 (49.11%) jQuery
4 73 (43.20%) HTML5
5 32 (18.93%) AngularJS
6 29 (17.16%) Ajax
7 28 (16.57%) LEMP Stack
8 27 (15.98%) CSS3
9 25 (14.79%) Web Services
10 23 (13.61%) RESTful
11 20 (11.83%) Node.js
11 20 (11.83%) SOAP
12 13 (7.69%) MEAN Stack
13 12 (7.10%) JSON
13 12 (7.10%) Laravel
14 10 (5.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 9 (5.33%) CodeIgniter
16 8 (4.73%) React
17 7 (4.14%) REST
17 7 (4.14%) WAMP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.28%) Mobile App
2 8 (4.73%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (2.96%) iPad
3 5 (2.96%) Mobile Games
3 5 (2.96%) Online Games
4 4 (2.37%) User Experience
5 2 (1.18%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.18%) W3C
6 1 (0.59%) AS400
6 1 (0.59%) Derivative
6 1 (0.59%) NHS
6 1 (0.59%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.59%) Replication
6 1 (0.59%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 72 (42.60%) Linux
2 21 (12.43%) Windows
3 10 (5.92%) Mac OS X
4 9 (5.33%) Windows Server
5 8 (4.73%) Mac OS
6 7 (4.14%) Unix
7 3 (1.78%) Android
7 3 (1.78%) Apple iOS
8 2 (1.18%) Solaris
8 2 (1.18%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (34.32%) OO
2 55 (32.54%) MVC
3 54 (31.95%) OOP
4 40 (23.67%) High Availability
5 37 (21.89%) E-Commerce
6 27 (15.98%) Agile Software Development
7 25 (14.79%) Web Development
8 24 (14.20%) Scrum
9 20 (11.83%) Open Source
10 19 (11.24%) DevOps
11 18 (10.65%) Web Design
12 15 (8.88%) SEO
13 14 (8.28%) Data Protection
13 14 (8.28%) Load Balancing
13 14 (8.28%) Refactoring
14 11 (6.51%) OO PHP
15 9 (5.33%) Business Intelligence
15 9 (5.33%) Unit Testing
16 8 (4.73%) Configuration Management
16 8 (4.73%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 149 (88.17%) PHP
2 116 (68.64%) JavaScript
3 31 (18.34%) Java
4 15 (8.88%) Python
5 13 (7.69%) Bash Shell
6 9 (5.33%) SQL
7 7 (4.14%) C#
8 5 (2.96%) C
8 5 (2.96%) Ruby
8 5 (2.96%) VB.NET
9 3 (1.78%) Go
9 3 (1.78%) PHP 5
10 2 (1.18%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.59%) Apple Swift
11 1 (0.59%) Dart
11 1 (0.59%) Perl
11 1 (0.59%) PHP 7
11 1 (0.59%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.59%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.59%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (0.59%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.37%) QA
System Software
1 7 (4.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.18%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.18%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.59%) Ceph
3 1 (0.59%) KVM
3 1 (0.59%) Postfix
3 1 (0.59%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 14 (8.28%) Ansible
2 9 (5.33%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (5.33%) Puppet
3 2 (1.18%) SCCM
4 1 (0.59%) cPanel
4 1 (0.59%) Grafana
4 1 (0.59%) Graphite
4 1 (0.59%) Icinga
4 1 (0.59%) Kibana
4 1 (0.59%) logstash
4 1 (0.59%) Nagios
4 1 (0.59%) Plesk
4 1 (0.59%) Salt
Vendors
1 11 (6.51%) Adobe
2 8 (4.73%) NetSuite
2 8 (4.73%) Veeam
2 8 (4.73%) VMware
3 7 (4.14%) Zend
4 6 (3.55%) Sage
5 5 (2.96%) PayPal
6 2 (1.18%) Google
6 2 (1.18%) Microsoft
6 2 (1.18%) Oracle
6 2 (1.18%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.59%) Apple
7 1 (0.59%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.59%) Epicor
7 1 (0.59%) IBM
7 1 (0.59%) Infor
7 1 (0.59%) Samsung
7 1 (0.59%) SAP
7 1 (0.59%) Xamarin
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Worcestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £23000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Chris Cobbold Ltd
Salary: From £27,000 to £35,000 per annum + benefits + training + career progr
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Chris Cobbold Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + benefits + training + career progr
Posted: 3 days ago
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Worcestershire
Computer People
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + flexible hours + more!
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + PHI, 25 days holiday
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
In touch games
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 12 days ago
Birmingham
Intouch Games
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 12 days ago
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
In touch games
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 12 days ago
Birmingham
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Shrewsbury
Bluetown Online LTD
Posted: 12 days ago