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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 156 161 167
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +6
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 57 45 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.08% 0.88% 0.68%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.76% 2.44% 1.67%
Number of salaries quoted 53 41 34
Average salary £32,000 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.53% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £40,000 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
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
2064 1846 2030
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 39.13% 35.97% 40.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1881 1593 1813
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £26,780
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 22 May 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 22 May 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
Warwickshire +1 18 £32,250 +17.27% 1
Birmingham -5 17 £27,250 -9.16% 3
Staffordshire +20 14 £47,500 +58.33% 2
Solihull +1 2 £37,500 +15.38% 1
Worcestershire -3 2 £30,000 +9.09% 1
West Bromwich - 1 - -
LAMP
England

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 91 (97.85%) PHP
2 76 (81.72%) JavaScript
3 74 (79.57%) HTML
4 72 (77.42%) MySQL
5 66 (70.97%) CSS
6 54 (58.06%) jQuery
7 46 (49.46%) Linux
8 34 (36.56%) HTML5
9 31 (33.33%) Apache
10 28 (30.11%) MVC
11 24 (25.81%) WordPress
11 24 (25.81%) CMS
12 23 (24.73%) OO
13 21 (22.58%) Symfony
14 20 (21.51%) Ajax
14 20 (21.51%) Git (software)
15 19 (20.43%) Zend
16 18 (19.35%) OOP
16 18 (19.35%) AngularJS
17 17 (18.28%) PHP5
17 17 (18.28%) Web Development
18 16 (17.20%) E-Commerce
19 15 (16.13%) CSS3
20 12 (12.90%) Laravel
20 12 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
20 12 (12.90%) Joomla!
21 11 (11.83%) Content Management
21 11 (11.83%) SQL
21 11 (11.83%) iOS Development
22 10 (10.75%) Mentoring

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 31 (33.33%) Apache
2 24 (25.81%) WordPress
2 24 (25.81%) CMS
3 12 (12.90%) Joomla!
4 10 (10.75%) Drupal
5 8 (8.60%) concrete5
6 6 (6.45%) IIS
7 3 (3.23%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (2.15%) Lotus Domino
9 1 (1.08%) Tomcat
9 1 (1.08%) MS Exchange
9 1 (1.08%) nginx
Applications
1 7 (7.53%) Photoshop
2 2 (2.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (2.15%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 9 (9.68%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.45%) VoIP
2 1 (1.08%) VLAN
2 1 (1.08%) Broadband
2 1 (1.08%) DMZ
2 1 (1.08%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (77.42%) MySQL
2 9 (9.68%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.23%) Big Data
4 2 (2.15%) MariaDB
5 1 (1.08%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.08%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.08%) Redis
Development Applications
1 20 (21.51%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.15%) PHPUnit
2 2 (2.15%) Selenium
3 1 (1.08%) Subversion
3 1 (1.08%) WebDriver
3 1 (1.08%) Dreamweaver
General
1 8 (8.60%) Back Office
2 7 (7.53%) Telecoms
3 5 (5.38%) Marketing
4 1 (1.08%) Military
4 1 (1.08%) Retail
4 1 (1.08%) Finance
4 1 (1.08%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 89 (95.70%) Developer
2 72 (77.42%) PHP Developer
3 26 (27.96%) Web Developer
4 24 (25.81%) PHP LAMP Developer
5 19 (20.43%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 15 (16.13%) PHP Web Developer
7 8 (8.60%) LAMP Developer
8 7 (7.53%) Lead Developer
9 6 (6.45%) Programmer
9 6 (6.45%) Lead PHP Developer
9 6 (6.45%) PHP Programmer
10 5 (5.38%) Web Programmer
10 5 (5.38%) Senior Developer
11 3 (3.23%) Senior PHP Developer
11 3 (3.23%) Software Developer
11 3 (3.23%) Magento Developer
11 3 (3.23%) Mobile Developer
12 2 (2.15%) PHP Magento Developer
12 2 (2.15%) Full Stack Developer
12 2 (2.15%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (79.57%) HTML
2 66 (70.97%) CSS
3 54 (58.06%) jQuery
4 34 (36.56%) HTML5
5 21 (22.58%) Symfony
6 20 (21.51%) Ajax
7 18 (19.35%) AngularJS
8 15 (16.13%) CSS3
9 12 (12.90%) Laravel
10 9 (9.68%) Flash
11 8 (8.60%) KnockoutJS
11 8 (8.60%) .NET
11 8 (8.60%) Zend Framework
12 7 (7.53%) Ext JS
13 6 (6.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 4 (4.30%) REST
15 2 (2.15%) Backbone.js
15 2 (2.15%) Sencha Touch
15 2 (2.15%) Yii
15 2 (2.15%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.60%) iPhone
2 7 (7.53%) Clustering
2 7 (7.53%) New Media
3 5 (5.38%) User Experience
4 4 (4.30%) Open Source
4 4 (4.30%) Mobile App
4 4 (4.30%) NHS
5 3 (3.23%) Digital Media
6 2 (2.15%) Linked Data
6 2 (2.15%) EPoS
6 2 (2.15%) Derivative
7 1 (1.08%) Statistics
7 1 (1.08%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 46 (49.46%) Linux
2 8 (8.60%) Apple iOS
3 7 (7.53%) Android
3 7 (7.53%) Windows
4 6 (6.45%) Ubuntu
5 4 (4.30%) UNIX
6 2 (2.15%) FreeBSD
7 1 (1.08%) Debian
7 1 (1.08%) Solaris
7 1 (1.08%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (30.11%) MVC
2 23 (24.73%) OO
3 18 (19.35%) OOP
4 17 (18.28%) Web Development
5 16 (17.20%) E-Commerce
6 12 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (11.83%) Content Management
7 11 (11.83%) iOS Development
8 10 (10.75%) Mentoring
9 9 (9.68%) Performance Tuning
10 8 (8.60%) Web Application Development
11 7 (7.53%) Project Management
12 5 (5.38%) Web Design
12 5 (5.38%) Responsive Web Design
13 4 (4.30%) Mobile Development
13 4 (4.30%) OO PHP
13 4 (4.30%) CRM
13 4 (4.30%) Software Engineering
14 3 (3.23%) TDD
14 3 (3.23%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 91 (97.85%) PHP
2 76 (81.72%) JavaScript
3 17 (18.28%) PHP5
4 11 (11.83%) SQL
5 8 (8.60%) ActionScript 3.0
5 8 (8.60%) ActionScript
6 7 (7.53%) Java
7 6 (6.45%) Python
7 6 (6.45%) C
8 5 (5.38%) C++
9 4 (4.30%) Ruby
10 3 (3.23%) PHP4
10 3 (3.23%) Perl
11 2 (2.15%) Shell Script
11 2 (2.15%) C#
11 2 (2.15%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2 (2.15%) Linux+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.08%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.08%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (8.60%) Vagrant
2 1 (1.08%) Plesk
2 1 (1.08%) cPanel
Vendors
1 19 (20.43%) Zend
2 6 (6.45%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.23%) Apple
3 3 (3.23%) HubSpot
4 2 (2.15%) Sencha
4 2 (2.15%) Facebook
4 2 (2.15%) Adobe
5 1 (1.08%) Google
5 1 (1.08%) Twitter
5 1 (1.08%) Rackspace
Worcestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £22000 - £35000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Mobile Fun Ltd
Salary: From £22,000 to £37,500 per annum based on experience.
Posted: 4 days ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
ninesharp
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Tamworth
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Henley-In-Arden, West Midlands (County)
REPL
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum Competitive benefits package
Posted: 16 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands
Boston Capel
Salary: Competitive depending on experience
Posted: 22 days ago