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 17 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 189 129 156
Rank change year-on-year
-60 +27
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 36 78 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.62% 1.48% 0.98%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.79% 4.12% 2.40%
Number of salaries quoted 36 78 45
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -23.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,600 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
2013 1891 1914
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 34.90% 35.97% 40.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1783 1686 1674
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 17 October 2014.

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 17 October 2014. 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
Warwickshire -7 11 £37,500 - 2
Birmingham -44 8 £32,500 - 2
Coventry -13 7 £32,500 +16.07%
Worcestershire -7 5 £35,000 +7.69%
Staffordshire -7 2 £27,500 -8.33% 1
Solihull - 2 £32,500 - 1
Herefordshire - 1 £26,000 -
LAMP
England

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 October 2014, 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 68 (91.89%) PHP
2 56 (75.68%) JavaScript
2 56 (75.68%) MySQL
2 56 (75.68%) CSS
3 54 (72.97%) HTML
4 40 (54.05%) jQuery
5 30 (40.54%) HTML5
6 27 (36.49%) CSS3
7 26 (35.14%) Linux
8 24 (32.43%) PHP5
9 22 (29.73%) MVC
10 21 (28.38%) OO
11 18 (24.32%) Apache
11 18 (24.32%) E-Commerce
12 17 (22.97%) Subversion
12 17 (22.97%) WordPress
13 14 (18.92%) CMS
13 14 (18.92%) Web Services
14 13 (17.57%) SEO
14 13 (17.57%) Google
14 13 (17.57%) Node.js
15 12 (16.22%) Mobile App
15 12 (16.22%) Mobile Application Development
15 12 (16.22%) Git (software)
16 11 (14.86%) Drupal
16 11 (14.86%) Algorithms
16 11 (14.86%) Pay per click
16 11 (14.86%) XML
16 11 (14.86%) SOAP
17 10 (13.51%) SQL

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 17 October 2014, 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 18 (24.32%) Apache
2 17 (22.97%) WordPress
3 14 (18.92%) CMS
4 13 (17.57%) Node.js
5 11 (14.86%) Drupal
6 7 (9.46%) Joomla!
7 5 (6.76%) Tomcat
8 4 (5.41%) nginx
8 4 (5.41%) IIS
9 1 (1.35%) Apache Solr
9 1 (1.35%) Moodle
9 1 (1.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (8.11%) Photoshop
2 3 (4.05%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (2.70%) MS Excel
4 1 (1.35%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.35%) MS Office
4 1 (1.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (10.81%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.41%) GitHub
2 3 (4.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.70%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.76%) HTTP
1 5 (6.76%) DNS
1 5 (6.76%) Internet
2 3 (4.05%) DHCP
3 2 (2.70%) SAN
3 2 (2.70%) Intranet
4 1 (1.35%) SSL
4 1 (1.35%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.35%) LDAP
4 1 (1.35%) GSM
4 1 (1.35%) SSH
4 1 (1.35%) VLAN
4 1 (1.35%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (75.68%) MySQL
2 5 (6.76%) Relational Database
3 4 (5.41%) SQL Server
3 4 (5.41%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (4.05%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.70%) Redis
5 2 (2.70%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.35%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 17 (22.97%) Subversion
2 12 (16.22%) Git (software)
3 4 (5.41%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (5.41%) Mercurial
4 3 (4.05%) Visual Studio
4 3 (4.05%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.70%) Dreamweaver
5 2 (2.70%) JIRA
6 1 (1.35%) PHPUnit
General
1 9 (12.16%) Retail
2 7 (9.46%) Marketing
3 5 (6.76%) Publishing
4 3 (4.05%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.35%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 62 (83.78%) Developer
2 44 (59.46%) PHP Developer
3 17 (22.97%) PHP LAMP Developer
4 14 (18.92%) Web Developer
5 11 (14.86%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 9 (12.16%) Programmer
7 7 (9.46%) PHP Programmer
7 7 (9.46%) LAMP Developer
8 6 (8.11%) PHP Web Developer
8 6 (8.11%) Web Programmer
9 4 (5.41%) Senior Developer
10 3 (4.05%) Junior
10 3 (4.05%) Software Engineer
10 3 (4.05%) Administrator
10 3 (4.05%) Architect
10 3 (4.05%) Junior Developer
10 3 (4.05%) Senior PHP Developer
10 3 (4.05%) Junior PHP Developer
11 2 (2.70%) Senior Software Engineer
11 2 (2.70%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (75.68%) CSS
2 54 (72.97%) HTML
3 40 (54.05%) jQuery
4 30 (40.54%) HTML5
5 27 (36.49%) CSS3
6 14 (18.92%) Web Services
7 11 (14.86%) XML
7 11 (14.86%) SOAP
8 9 (12.16%) Ajax
9 7 (9.46%) REST
10 6 (8.11%) AngularJS
11 5 (6.76%) XHTML
12 4 (5.41%) RESTful
12 4 (5.41%) Symfony
12 4 (5.41%) .NET
12 4 (5.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 3 (4.05%) Flash
13 3 (4.05%) Yii
14 2 (2.70%) Ruby on Rails
14 2 (2.70%) ExpressJS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.22%) Mobile App
2 11 (14.86%) Algorithms
3 9 (12.16%) Open Source
4 5 (6.76%) Internet of Things
5 3 (4.05%) Social Media
5 3 (4.05%) Client/Server
5 3 (4.05%) N-Tier
6 2 (2.70%) Animation
6 2 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.70%) User Experience
6 2 (2.70%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.35%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.35%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 26 (35.14%) Linux
2 10 (13.51%) CentOS
3 5 (6.76%) Windows
4 2 (2.70%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.35%) Debian
5 1 (1.35%) UNIX
5 1 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.35%) SELinux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (29.73%) MVC
2 21 (28.38%) OO
3 18 (24.32%) E-Commerce
4 13 (17.57%) SEO
5 12 (16.22%) Mobile Application Development
6 11 (14.86%) Pay per click
7 9 (12.16%) OOP
8 7 (9.46%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (4.05%) Content Management
9 3 (4.05%) Software Engineering
9 3 (4.05%) Network Load Balancing
9 3 (4.05%) Responsive Web Design
9 3 (4.05%) OO PHP
10 2 (2.70%) 3D Animation
10 2 (2.70%) Information Architecture
10 2 (2.70%) BDD
10 2 (2.70%) Web Development
10 2 (2.70%) TDD
10 2 (2.70%) Pair Programming
10 2 (2.70%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 68 (91.89%) PHP
2 56 (75.68%) JavaScript
3 24 (32.43%) PHP5
4 10 (13.51%) SQL
5 3 (4.05%) ActionScript
5 3 (4.05%) C#
5 3 (4.05%) Java
6 2 (2.70%) Perl
6 2 (2.70%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.70%) Ruby
6 2 (2.70%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.35%) C
7 1 (1.35%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.35%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (12.16%) Degree
2 1 (1.35%) HND
2 1 (1.35%) Postgraduate
System Software
1 2 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.35%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.35%) Postfix
2 1 (1.35%) Sendmail
2 1 (1.35%) vSphere
2 1 (1.35%) Shibboleth
2 1 (1.35%) Forefront TMG
2 1 (1.35%) Varnish
2 1 (1.35%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.35%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (1.35%) Nagios
1 1 (1.35%) Backup Exec
1 1 (1.35%) WSUS
1 1 (1.35%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (17.57%) Google
2 10 (13.51%) Zend
3 8 (10.81%) Red Hat
4 4 (5.41%) Twitter
5 3 (4.05%) Facebook
5 3 (4.05%) Adobe
6 2 (2.70%) VMware
7 1 (1.35%) Altiris
7 1 (1.35%) Oracle
7 1 (1.35%) Cisco
7 1 (1.35%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.35%) Sun
7 1 (1.35%) Dell
7 1 (1.35%) NetApp
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum plus team bonus !
Posted: Yesterday
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + benefits - pension, h/c
Posted: 3 days ago
Rugby, Warwickshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands
Boston Capel
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago