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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 179 120 135
Rank change year-on-year
-59 +15
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 30 68 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.60% 1.52% 1.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.73% 4.24% 3.22%
Number of salaries quoted 28 68 63
Average salary £33,250 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.83% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,250 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £38,000 £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
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
1730 1602 2021
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 34.35% 35.74% 43.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1590 1387 1837
Average salary £38,500 £37,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.05% -1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

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 23 January 2015.

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 23 January 2015. 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
Shropshire -3 7 £32,500 -14.47% 1
Warwickshire -7 7 £34,000 -10.52% 1
Worcestershire +2 5 £32,500 +18.18% 3
Birmingham -33 5 £27,500 -8.33% 1
Staffordshire +4 4 £40,000 +12.67%
Solihull +1 1 £30,000 -
LAMP
England

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 61 (93.85%) PHP
2 50 (76.92%) JavaScript
3 49 (75.38%) HTML
4 45 (69.23%) MySQL
4 45 (69.23%) CSS
5 36 (55.38%) jQuery
6 27 (41.54%) HTML5
7 25 (38.46%) MVC
8 21 (32.31%) OO
8 21 (32.31%) CMS
9 20 (30.77%) E-Commerce
10 19 (29.23%) Linux
10 19 (29.23%) Git (software)
11 18 (27.69%) WordPress
12 16 (24.62%) PHP5
13 13 (20.00%) .NET
13 13 (20.00%) Joomla!
13 13 (20.00%) Symfony
13 13 (20.00%) CSS3
14 12 (18.46%) Drupal
15 11 (16.92%) Content Management
15 11 (16.92%) Apache
15 11 (16.92%) iOS Development
15 11 (16.92%) Node.js
16 10 (15.38%) Subversion
16 10 (15.38%) Degree
17 9 (13.85%) Ajax
17 9 (13.85%) Zend
17 9 (13.85%) Open Source
17 9 (13.85%) AngularJS

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 21 (32.31%) CMS
2 18 (27.69%) WordPress
3 13 (20.00%) Joomla!
4 12 (18.46%) Drupal
5 11 (16.92%) Apache
5 11 (16.92%) Node.js
6 8 (12.31%) concrete5
7 5 (7.69%) Tomcat
8 4 (6.15%) nginx
8 4 (6.15%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (4.62%) Photoshop
2 2 (3.08%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.54%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.54%) GIMP
3 1 (1.54%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (6.15%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.15%) GitHub
1 4 (6.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.08%) Trello
2 2 (3.08%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.69%) HTTP
2 4 (6.15%) DNS
2 4 (6.15%) DHCP
3 2 (3.08%) Intranet
4 1 (1.54%) LDAP
4 1 (1.54%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (69.23%) MySQL
2 5 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (6.15%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.08%) Redis
4 2 (3.08%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.08%) MariaDB
4 2 (3.08%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.54%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.54%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 19 (29.23%) Git (software)
2 10 (15.38%) Subversion
3 4 (6.15%) Jenkins
3 4 (6.15%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (6.15%) Mercurial
3 4 (6.15%) Visual Studio
4 2 (3.08%) JIRA
4 2 (3.08%) Dreamweaver
General
1 7 (10.77%) Marketing
2 4 (6.15%) Back Office
2 4 (6.15%) Publishing
3 2 (3.08%) Advertising
4 1 (1.54%) Retail
Job Titles
1 60 (92.31%) Developer
2 44 (67.69%) PHP Developer
3 15 (23.08%) Web Developer
4 13 (20.00%) PHP LAMP Developer
5 8 (12.31%) Web Programmer
5 8 (12.31%) Programmer
6 6 (9.23%) PHP Web Developer
6 6 (9.23%) PHP Programmer
7 4 (6.15%) LAMP Developer
7 4 (6.15%) Architect
8 3 (4.62%) Software Engineer
9 2 (3.08%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 2 (3.08%) Junior Developer
9 2 (3.08%) Graduate Developer
9 2 (3.08%) Senior Software Engineer
9 2 (3.08%) Junior PHP Developer
9 2 (3.08%) Senior Developer
9 2 (3.08%) Junior
9 2 (3.08%) Graduate
10 1 (1.54%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (75.38%) HTML
2 45 (69.23%) CSS
3 36 (55.38%) jQuery
4 27 (41.54%) HTML5
5 13 (20.00%) .NET
5 13 (20.00%) Symfony
5 13 (20.00%) CSS3
6 9 (13.85%) Ajax
6 9 (13.85%) AngularJS
7 8 (12.31%) Flash
8 7 (10.77%) Laravel
9 5 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 4 (6.15%) KnockoutJS
10 4 (6.15%) Ruby on Rails
10 4 (6.15%) RESTful
11 3 (4.62%) Web Services
11 3 (4.62%) REST
12 2 (3.08%) ExpressJS
12 2 (3.08%) JSON
12 2 (3.08%) WAMP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.85%) Open Source
2 8 (12.31%) iPhone
3 6 (9.23%) New Media
4 4 (6.15%) Mobile App
4 4 (6.15%) User Experience
4 4 (6.15%) Client/Server
4 4 (6.15%) N-Tier
5 2 (3.08%) Digital Media
5 2 (3.08%) Social Media
5 2 (3.08%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.08%) Derivative
5 2 (3.08%) Animation
6 1 (1.54%) EPoS
6 1 (1.54%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.54%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.54%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 19 (29.23%) Linux
2 5 (7.69%) Apple iOS
3 4 (6.15%) CentOS
3 4 (6.15%) Android
3 4 (6.15%) Windows
4 2 (3.08%) UNIX
4 2 (3.08%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (38.46%) MVC
2 21 (32.31%) OO
3 20 (30.77%) E-Commerce
4 11 (16.92%) Content Management
4 11 (16.92%) iOS Development
5 8 (12.31%) Web Application Development
6 7 (10.77%) OOP
7 4 (6.15%) OO PHP
7 4 (6.15%) Software Engineering
7 4 (6.15%) Network Load Balancing
7 4 (6.15%) SEO
8 3 (4.62%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (4.62%) Android Development
9 2 (3.08%) Information Architecture
9 2 (3.08%) Responsive Web Design
9 2 (3.08%) 3D Animation
9 2 (3.08%) Mobile Application Development
9 2 (3.08%) Scrum
9 2 (3.08%) Pay per click
9 2 (3.08%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 61 (93.85%) PHP
2 50 (76.92%) JavaScript
3 16 (24.62%) PHP5
4 8 (12.31%) ActionScript 3.0
4 8 (12.31%) SQL
4 8 (12.31%) ActionScript
5 6 (9.23%) Ruby
5 6 (9.23%) Java
5 6 (9.23%) C#
6 4 (6.15%) C++
6 4 (6.15%) Python
7 3 (4.62%) C
7 3 (4.62%) Perl
7 3 (4.62%) PHP4
8 2 (3.08%) Objective-C
8 2 (3.08%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.54%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 10 (15.38%) Degree
2 1 (1.54%) Postgraduate
2 1 (1.54%) HND
2 1 (1.54%) Linux+ Certification
Systems Management
1 8 (12.31%) Vagrant
2 1 (1.54%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (13.85%) Zend
2 4 (6.15%) Twitter
3 3 (4.62%) Google
4 2 (3.08%) Adobe
4 2 (3.08%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.54%) Oracle
Worcestershire
Triple Seven
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Worcestershire
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Worcestershire
Triple Seven
Salary: £29000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Shrewsbury, Shropshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £15000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago