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 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LAMP Stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL/MariaDB, PHP/Perl/Python)
Rank 153 179 158
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -21
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 81 52 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.42% 0.91% 1.32%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.17% 2.60% 3.60%
Number of salaries quoted 75 45 70
Median salary £31,500 £31,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.61% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £24,400
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £36,000 £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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
1941 2002 1999
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 33.92% 35.17% 36.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1647 1810 1704
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 28 August 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 28 August 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
Birmingham +1 31 £31,500 -7.35% 2
Warwickshire +15 18 £37,500 +36.36% 4
Wolverhampton +10 11 £22,500 -35.71% 1
Solihull +17 5 £32,500 +18.18%
Shropshire -1 5 £25,000 -16.66%
Staffordshire -5 5 £31,000 -11.42%
Worcestershire +14 3 £35,000 +13.82% 1
Coventry 0 1 £42,000 +40.00%
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £30,000 -
LAMP
England

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 151 (85.80%) PHP
2 148 (84.09%) MySQL
3 135 (76.70%) CSS
4 134 (76.14%) JavaScript
5 131 (74.43%) HTML
6 120 (68.18%) jQuery
7 108 (61.36%) Linux
8 84 (47.73%) HTML5
9 74 (42.05%) Apache
9 74 (42.05%) E-Commerce
10 71 (40.34%) Web Development
11 68 (38.64%) Git (software)
12 63 (35.80%) OO
13 50 (28.41%) OOP
14 43 (24.43%) OO PHP
15 41 (23.30%) Subversion
16 40 (22.73%) CSS3
16 40 (22.73%) LEMP Stack
17 37 (21.02%) REST
17 37 (21.02%) Degree
17 37 (21.02%) PHP 5
18 36 (20.45%) nginx
19 34 (19.32%) CMS
20 33 (18.75%) MVC
21 32 (18.18%) Google
22 30 (17.05%) Laravel
22 30 (17.05%) Finance
23 29 (16.48%) Magento
23 29 (16.48%) Zend
24 26 (14.77%) JSON

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 74 (42.05%) Apache
2 36 (20.45%) nginx
3 34 (19.32%) CMS
4 18 (10.23%) Drupal
5 16 (9.09%) WordPress
6 11 (6.25%) Elasticsearch
7 6 (3.41%) MS Exchange
8 4 (2.27%) Tomcat
9 3 (1.70%) Tornado
10 2 (1.14%) Apache Solr
10 2 (1.14%) lighttpd
10 2 (1.14%) Umbraco
11 1 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.57%) ExpressionEngine
11 1 (0.57%) Joomla!
11 1 (0.57%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.57%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 21 (11.93%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 14 (7.95%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 29 (16.48%) Magento
2 7 (3.98%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 25 (14.20%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (8.52%) AdWords
2 15 (8.52%) Google Analytics
3 7 (3.98%) Sage Pay
4 3 (1.70%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.57%) CloudFront
5 1 (0.57%) GitHub
5 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.82%) Intranet
2 10 (5.68%) SAN
3 5 (2.84%) Firewall
3 5 (2.84%) HTTP
4 4 (2.27%) ATM
4 4 (2.27%) DNS
5 3 (1.70%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.57%) Asterisk PBX
6 1 (0.57%) Internet
6 1 (0.57%) SMTP
6 1 (0.57%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.57%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 148 (84.09%) MySQL
2 25 (14.20%) SQL Server
3 13 (7.39%) MongoDB
3 13 (7.39%) SQLite
4 10 (5.68%) DB2
5 4 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (1.70%) Big Data
6 3 (1.70%) NoSQL
6 3 (1.70%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.14%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (1.14%) Couchbase
8 1 (0.57%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 68 (38.64%) Git (software)
2 41 (23.30%) Subversion
3 15 (8.52%) PHPUnit
4 5 (2.84%) JIRA
4 5 (2.84%) Vagrant
5 4 (2.27%) Bitbucket
6 2 (1.14%) Grunt
7 1 (0.57%) Bower
7 1 (0.57%) gulp
7 1 (0.57%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.57%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.57%) Yeoman
General
1 30 (17.05%) Finance
2 21 (11.93%) Manufacturing
3 20 (11.36%) Electronics
3 20 (11.36%) Telecoms
4 19 (10.80%) Games
5 18 (10.23%) Marketing
6 15 (8.52%) Banking
7 10 (5.68%) Publishing
8 4 (2.27%) Back Office
9 2 (1.14%) Advertising
10 1 (0.57%) Brand Awareness
10 1 (0.57%) Legal
Job Titles
1 144 (81.82%) Developer
2 120 (68.18%) PHP Developer
3 67 (38.07%) MySQL Developer
3 67 (38.07%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 65 (36.93%) JavaScript Developer
5 62 (35.23%) HTML Developer
6 61 (34.66%) HTML CSS Developer
7 32 (18.18%) Web Developer
8 30 (17.05%) LAMP Developer
9 29 (16.48%) PHP LAMP Developer
10 21 (11.93%) PHP Web Developer
11 13 (7.39%) Magento Developer
11 13 (7.39%) PHP Magento Developer
12 12 (6.82%) OO PHP Developer
13 11 (6.25%) Full Stack Developer
13 11 (6.25%) Graduate
13 11 (6.25%) Senior Developer
13 11 (6.25%) Senior PHP Developer
14 10 (5.68%) Administrator
14 10 (5.68%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 135 (76.70%) CSS
2 131 (74.43%) HTML
3 120 (68.18%) jQuery
4 84 (47.73%) HTML5
5 40 (22.73%) CSS3
5 40 (22.73%) LEMP Stack
6 37 (21.02%) REST
7 30 (17.05%) Laravel
8 26 (14.77%) JSON
9 25 (14.20%) RESTful
10 21 (11.93%) Symfony
10 21 (11.93%) XML
11 20 (11.36%) Web Services
12 19 (10.80%) Zend Framework
13 18 (10.23%) AngularJS
14 16 (9.09%) Ajax
15 15 (8.52%) beanstalkd
15 15 (8.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 14 (7.95%) WAMP
17 10 (5.68%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 21 (11.93%) Computer Science
2 14 (7.95%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (6.82%) Web 2.0
4 10 (5.68%) Clustering
4 10 (5.68%) CMDB
4 10 (5.68%) Data Centre
5 3 (1.70%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.14%) iPad
6 2 (1.14%) User Experience
7 1 (0.57%) NHS
7 1 (0.57%) Smart Home
7 1 (0.57%) Social Network
7 1 (0.57%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 108 (61.36%) Linux
2 20 (11.36%) Ubuntu
3 19 (10.80%) Unix
4 18 (10.23%) Debian
5 14 (7.95%) Windows
6 11 (6.25%) Apple iOS
6 11 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (5.68%) AIX
7 10 (5.68%) Solaris
7 10 (5.68%) SUSE
8 9 (5.11%) Windows Server
9 6 (3.41%) Mac OS
10 4 (2.27%) CentOS
10 4 (2.27%) Mac OS X
11 2 (1.14%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.57%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (42.05%) E-Commerce
2 71 (40.34%) Web Development
3 63 (35.80%) OO
4 50 (28.41%) OOP
5 43 (24.43%) OO PHP
6 33 (18.75%) MVC
7 26 (14.77%) Business Intelligence
7 26 (14.77%) Content Management
8 22 (12.50%) Database Optimisation
9 21 (11.93%) Open Source
10 20 (11.36%) Data Protection
11 19 (10.80%) Agile Software Development
11 19 (10.80%) Unit Testing
12 15 (8.52%) Analytics
13 13 (7.39%) Prototyping
13 13 (7.39%) Responsive Web Design
13 13 (7.39%) Wireframes
14 12 (6.82%) Business Development
14 12 (6.82%) Logistics
14 12 (6.82%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 151 (85.80%) PHP
2 134 (76.14%) JavaScript
3 37 (21.02%) PHP 5
4 21 (11.93%) SQL
5 20 (11.36%) Perl
6 17 (9.66%) Shell Script
7 13 (7.39%) Java
8 12 (6.82%) Python
9 6 (3.41%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.14%) C++
10 2 (1.14%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.57%) C
11 1 (0.57%) C#
11 1 (0.57%) Delphi
11 1 (0.57%) PHP 7
11 1 (0.57%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 37 (21.02%) Degree
2 10 (5.68%) ISEB
3 1 (0.57%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 10 (5.68%) Firmware
2 8 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.84%) iptables
4 3 (1.70%) Xen
5 2 (1.14%) Active Directory
5 2 (1.14%) KVM
5 2 (1.14%) Samba
5 2 (1.14%) Varnish
6 1 (0.57%) Postfix
6 1 (0.57%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 10 (5.68%) NetBackup
1 10 (5.68%) Oracle RMAN
1 10 (5.68%) Oracle ZFS
1 10 (5.68%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 10 (5.68%) Unicenter
2 8 (4.55%) Puppet
3 7 (3.98%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (2.84%) HAProxy
5 2 (1.14%) Ansible
5 2 (1.14%) Salt
6 1 (0.57%) Nagios
6 1 (0.57%) Plesk
Vendors
1 32 (18.18%) Google
2 29 (16.48%) Zend
3 23 (13.07%) Adobe
4 11 (6.25%) Oracle
5 10 (5.68%) CA
5 10 (5.68%) IBM
5 10 (5.68%) Sun
5 10 (5.68%) Veritas
6 8 (4.55%) VMware
7 7 (3.98%) PayPal
7 7 (3.98%) Sage
8 6 (3.41%) NetSuite
8 6 (3.41%) Veeam
9 4 (2.27%) Red Hat
10 3 (1.70%) Apple
10 3 (1.70%) Atlassian
10 3 (1.70%) Cisco
10 3 (1.70%) Cognizant
11 1 (0.57%) Microsoft
11 1 (0.57%) New Relic
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
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