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 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LAMP Stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL/MariaDB, PHP/Perl/Python)
Rank 143 128 173
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +45
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 87 95 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.59% 1.86% 1.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.31% 5.34% 3.26%
Number of salaries quoted 83 78 61
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £45,000 £42,400
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +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
2017 1779 1933
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 36.97% 34.90% 34.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1728 1572 1787
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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
Warwickshire +40 38 £40,000 +40.35%
Staffordshire +4 17 £55,000 +92.98%
Birmingham -48 16 £40,000 - 5
Worcestershire 0 11 £35,000 +7.69% 3
Solihull -5 4 £33,000 +5.60%
LAMP
England

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 9 December 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.

1 158 (88.76%) PHP
2 137 (76.97%) MySQL
3 130 (73.03%) JavaScript
4 129 (72.47%) CSS
5 123 (69.10%) HTML
6 97 (54.49%) jQuery
7 85 (47.75%) Linux
8 84 (47.19%) HTML5
9 63 (35.39%) OOP
10 61 (34.27%) OO
11 50 (28.09%) E-Commerce
12 49 (27.53%) MVC
13 46 (25.84%) Git (software)
14 43 (24.16%) Apache
15 38 (21.35%) High Availability
16 35 (19.66%) Marketing
17 33 (18.54%) Java
18 32 (17.98%) ATM
18 32 (17.98%) AngularJS
19 31 (17.42%) Amazon AWS
20 30 (16.85%) Ajax
20 30 (16.85%) Web Development
20 30 (16.85%) LEMP Stack
21 29 (16.29%) RESTful
21 29 (16.29%) CSS3
22 27 (15.17%) Web Services
23 26 (14.61%) Games
23 26 (14.61%) MongoDB
24 25 (14.04%) Magento
25 24 (13.48%) Agile Software Development

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 43 (24.16%) Apache
2 20 (11.24%) nginx
3 19 (10.67%) CMS
4 17 (9.55%) WordPress
5 14 (7.87%) lighttpd
6 12 (6.74%) MS Exchange
7 7 (3.93%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (2.25%) Tornado
9 3 (1.69%) Drupal
10 2 (1.12%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (1.12%) ExpressionEngine
10 2 (1.12%) IIS
10 2 (1.12%) Moodle
10 2 (1.12%) SharePoint
10 2 (1.12%) Tomcat
10 2 (1.12%) Umbraco
11 1 (0.56%) CloudStack
11 1 (0.56%) Joomla!
Applications
1 16 (8.99%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 5 (2.81%) Adobe Illustrator
2 5 (2.81%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 25 (14.04%) Magento
2 7 (3.93%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.56%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 31 (17.42%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (3.93%) Sage Pay
3 4 (2.25%) AdWords
3 4 (2.25%) Google Analytics
4 3 (1.69%) Amazon S3
5 2 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.12%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 32 (17.98%) ATM
2 8 (4.49%) Intranet
3 6 (3.37%) HTTP
3 6 (3.37%) Internet
4 4 (2.25%) HTTPS
5 3 (1.69%) tcpdump
6 2 (1.12%) DNS
6 2 (1.12%) SAN
7 1 (0.56%) Firewall
7 1 (0.56%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 137 (76.97%) MySQL
2 26 (14.61%) MongoDB
3 15 (8.43%) SQL Server
4 12 (6.74%) NoSQL
5 9 (5.06%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (3.37%) Apache Cassandra
6 6 (3.37%) Couchbase
7 4 (2.25%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.12%) DB2
9 1 (0.56%) Big Data
9 1 (0.56%) CouchDB
9 1 (0.56%) Redis
9 1 (0.56%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 46 (25.84%) Git (software)
2 19 (10.67%) Subversion
3 7 (3.93%) JIRA
3 7 (3.93%) PHPUnit
4 4 (2.25%) Bitbucket
4 4 (2.25%) Vagrant
5 3 (1.69%) GDB
6 2 (1.12%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.12%) Phing
6 2 (1.12%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.56%) Bower
7 1 (0.56%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.56%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.56%) GitLab
7 1 (0.56%) Grunt
7 1 (0.56%) NUnit
7 1 (0.56%) Xcode
7 1 (0.56%) Yeoman
General
1 35 (19.66%) Marketing
2 26 (14.61%) Games
3 11 (6.18%) Electronics
3 11 (6.18%) Manufacturing
3 11 (6.18%) Telecoms
4 8 (4.49%) Finance
5 5 (2.81%) Back Office
6 4 (2.25%) Banking
7 2 (1.12%) Advertising
7 2 (1.12%) Brand Awareness
7 2 (1.12%) Publishing
8 1 (0.56%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 138 (77.53%) Developer
2 109 (61.24%) PHP Developer
3 65 (36.52%) JavaScript Developer
4 64 (35.96%) MySQL Developer
4 64 (35.96%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 54 (30.34%) HTML Developer
6 53 (29.78%) HTML CSS Developer
7 30 (16.85%) LAMP Developer
7 30 (16.85%) PHP LAMP Developer
8 26 (14.61%) Lead Developer
9 18 (10.11%) DevOps Engineer
10 17 (9.55%) Full Stack Developer
11 14 (7.87%) Angular Developer
11 14 (7.87%) Lead PHP Developer
12 13 (7.30%) Web Developer
13 12 (6.74%) Junior
14 11 (6.18%) Junior Developer
14 11 (6.18%) PHP Web Developer
15 9 (5.06%) Linux Developer
16 8 (4.49%) Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 129 (72.47%) CSS
2 123 (69.10%) HTML
3 97 (54.49%) jQuery
4 84 (47.19%) HTML5
5 32 (17.98%) AngularJS
6 30 (16.85%) Ajax
6 30 (16.85%) LEMP Stack
7 29 (16.29%) CSS3
7 29 (16.29%) RESTful
8 27 (15.17%) Web Services
9 19 (10.67%) Node.js
10 18 (10.11%) SOAP
11 16 (8.99%) Laravel
11 16 (8.99%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 13 (7.30%) MEAN Stack
13 12 (6.74%) JSON
14 11 (6.18%) REST
14 11 (6.18%) WAMP
15 10 (5.62%) CodeIgniter
16 9 (5.06%) React
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.30%) Mobile App
2 6 (3.37%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (2.81%) iPad
3 5 (2.81%) Mobile Games
3 5 (2.81%) Online Games
4 4 (2.25%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.25%) Web 2.0
5 3 (1.69%) User Experience
6 2 (1.12%) Clustering
6 2 (1.12%) CMDB
6 2 (1.12%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.12%) W3C
7 1 (0.56%) AS400
7 1 (0.56%) Derivative
7 1 (0.56%) NHS
7 1 (0.56%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 85 (47.75%) Linux
2 24 (13.48%) Windows
3 12 (6.74%) Windows Server
4 10 (5.62%) Mac OS
4 10 (5.62%) Mac OS X
5 9 (5.06%) Unix
6 4 (2.25%) Solaris
7 2 (1.12%) AIX
7 2 (1.12%) Android
7 2 (1.12%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.12%) SUSE
7 2 (1.12%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (35.39%) OOP
2 61 (34.27%) OO
3 50 (28.09%) E-Commerce
4 49 (27.53%) MVC
5 38 (21.35%) High Availability
6 30 (16.85%) Web Development
7 24 (13.48%) Agile Software Development
8 21 (11.80%) DevOps
8 21 (11.80%) Scrum
9 20 (11.24%) Web Design
10 17 (9.55%) Business Intelligence
11 16 (8.99%) SEO
12 15 (8.43%) OO PHP
12 15 (8.43%) Unit Testing
13 14 (7.87%) Content Management
13 14 (7.87%) Data Protection
13 14 (7.87%) Load Balancing
13 14 (7.87%) Refactoring
14 12 (6.74%) Open Source
15 11 (6.18%) Database Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 158 (88.76%) PHP
2 130 (73.03%) JavaScript
3 33 (18.54%) Java
4 17 (9.55%) Python
5 13 (7.30%) SQL
6 12 (6.74%) Bash Shell
7 7 (3.93%) C#
7 7 (3.93%) PHP 5
8 5 (2.81%) C
8 5 (2.81%) Ruby
9 4 (2.25%) VB.NET
10 3 (1.69%) Go
10 3 (1.69%) Perl
10 3 (1.69%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.12%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.56%) C++
12 1 (0.56%) Dart
12 1 (0.56%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.56%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 2 (1.12%) Degree
1 2 (1.12%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.69%) QA
System Software
1 9 (5.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.12%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.12%) Firmware
2 2 (1.12%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.56%) Ceph
3 1 (0.56%) KVM
3 1 (0.56%) Postfix
3 1 (0.56%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 14 (7.87%) Ansible
2 9 (5.06%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (5.06%) Puppet
3 2 (1.12%) NetBackup
3 2 (1.12%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (1.12%) Oracle ZFS
3 2 (1.12%) SCCM
3 2 (1.12%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (1.12%) Unicenter
4 1 (0.56%) Grafana
4 1 (0.56%) Graphite
4 1 (0.56%) Icinga
4 1 (0.56%) Kibana
4 1 (0.56%) logstash
4 1 (0.56%) Nagios
4 1 (0.56%) Plesk
4 1 (0.56%) Salt
Vendors
1 18 (10.11%) Adobe
2 10 (5.62%) NetSuite
2 10 (5.62%) Veeam
2 10 (5.62%) VMware
3 8 (4.49%) Sage
4 7 (3.93%) PayPal
5 6 (3.37%) Google
5 6 (3.37%) Zend
6 4 (2.25%) Oracle
7 3 (1.69%) Atlassian
7 3 (1.69%) IBM
8 2 (1.12%) Apple
8 2 (1.12%) CA
8 2 (1.12%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.12%) Sun
8 2 (1.12%) Veritas
9 1 (0.56%) Epicor
9 1 (0.56%) Infor
9 1 (0.56%) Microsoft
9 1 (0.56%) SAP
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Salary: £20000.00 - £32000.00 per annum + Great Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £32000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
EMBS Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £40000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 8 days ago
Worcestershire
greywood
Salary: £23000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
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Pertemps Worcester
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
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