Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for LAMP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited LAMP over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

LAMP Stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL/MariaDB, PHP/Perl/Python)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 146 168 125
Rank change year-on-year +22 -43 +42
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 51 47 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.32% 0.99% 1.51%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.91% 3.31% 4.68%
Number of salaries quoted 45 41 49
Birmingham median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% +1.45% +2.22%
10th Percentile £29,000 £29,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £47,100 £42,500 £45,750
West Midlands median annual salary £34,750 £37,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year -7.33% +15.38% -

LAMP is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1304 1419 1260
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 33.67% 29.81% 32.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1104 1230 1119
Birmingham median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,750 £24,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,250 £61,250
West Midlands median annual salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% - -

LAMP
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing LAMP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for LAMP in Birmingham

LAMP
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LAMP in Birmingham.

Salary trend for LAMP in Birmingham

LAMP
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing LAMP in Birmingham over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for LAMP in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for LAMP.

1 50 (98.04%) PHP
2 43 (84.31%) MySQL
3 40 (78.43%) JavaScript
4 39 (76.47%) HTML
5 37 (72.55%) CSS
6 35 (68.63%) Laravel
7 32 (62.75%) Web Development
7 32 (62.75%) Linux
8 29 (56.86%) Apache
9 23 (45.10%) CodeIgniter
10 21 (41.18%) E-Commerce
10 21 (41.18%) MVC
11 19 (37.25%) OOP
12 18 (35.29%) Git (software)
12 18 (35.29%) HTML5
13 16 (31.37%) nginx
13 16 (31.37%) Docker
13 16 (31.37%) LEMP Stack
14 15 (29.41%) API Integration
14 15 (29.41%) Symfony
14 15 (29.41%) NoSQL
15 14 (27.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 14 (27.45%) Front End Development
15 14 (27.45%) React
16 13 (25.49%) AngularJS
16 13 (25.49%) Business Intelligence
17 12 (23.53%) SOAP
17 12 (23.53%) Project Management
17 12 (23.53%) MongoDB
17 12 (23.53%) Drupal

LAMP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 29 (56.86%) Apache
2 16 (31.37%) nginx
3 12 (23.53%) Drupal
4 10 (19.61%) CMS
4 10 (19.61%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (5.88%) WordPress
6 2 (3.92%) Moodle
7 1 (1.96%) Apache Solr
7 1 (1.96%) Joomla!
7 1 (1.96%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (5.88%) Shopify
2 1 (1.96%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 11 (21.57%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (19.61%) Amazon EC2
2 10 (19.61%) Amazon S3
2 10 (19.61%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 10 (19.61%) GitHub
2 10 (19.61%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.76%) Asterisk PBX
1 6 (11.76%) DHCP
1 6 (11.76%) DNS
1 6 (11.76%) Firewall
1 6 (11.76%) TCP/IP
1 6 (11.76%) VPN
2 3 (5.88%) SSH
3 1 (1.96%) FTP
3 1 (1.96%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (84.31%) MySQL
2 15 (29.41%) NoSQL
3 12 (23.53%) MongoDB
4 10 (19.61%) Amazon RDS
5 6 (11.76%) MariaDB
6 4 (7.84%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 18 (35.29%) Git (software)
2 10 (19.61%) GitLab
2 10 (19.61%) gulp
2 10 (19.61%) PhantomJS
2 10 (19.61%) webpack
3 6 (11.76%) Vagrant
4 4 (7.84%) jMock
4 4 (7.84%) JUnit
4 4 (7.84%) Mockito
5 2 (3.92%) Grunt
General
1 10 (19.61%) Electronics
1 10 (19.61%) Games
1 10 (19.61%) Manufacturing
1 10 (19.61%) Telecoms
2 7 (13.73%) Marketing
3 6 (11.76%) Retail
4 4 (7.84%) Advertising
5 3 (5.88%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 44 (86.27%) Developer
2 37 (72.55%) PHP Developer
3 18 (35.29%) Web Developer
4 17 (33.33%) Senior Developer
5 15 (29.41%) PHP Web Developer
5 15 (29.41%) Senior PHP Developer
6 12 (23.53%) JavaScript Developer
6 12 (23.53%) Senior Web Developer
7 11 (21.57%) Full Stack Developer
7 11 (21.57%) HTML CSS Developer
7 11 (21.57%) HTML Developer
7 11 (21.57%) LAMP Developer
7 11 (21.57%) Senior PHP Web Developer
8 10 (19.61%) PHP LAMP Developer
8 10 (19.61%) Senior LAMP Developer
9 6 (11.76%) Administrator
9 6 (11.76%) Linux Administrator
9 6 (11.76%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 6 (11.76%) Systems Administrator
10 3 (5.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (76.47%) HTML
2 37 (72.55%) CSS
3 35 (68.63%) Laravel
4 23 (45.10%) CodeIgniter
5 18 (35.29%) HTML5
6 16 (31.37%) LEMP Stack
7 15 (29.41%) Symfony
8 14 (27.45%) React
8 14 (27.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 13 (25.49%) AngularJS
10 12 (23.53%) SOAP
11 10 (19.61%) Apache Cordova
11 10 (19.61%) Backbone.js
11 10 (19.61%) PhoneGap
11 10 (19.61%) REST
11 10 (19.61%) Vue (Vue.js)
12 8 (15.69%) jQuery
13 5 (9.80%) CSS3
14 4 (7.84%) J2EE
14 4 (7.84%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.88%) Online Games
2 2 (3.92%) iPad
2 2 (3.92%) Learning Management System
2 2 (3.92%) User Experience
3 1 (1.96%) BBC
3 1 (1.96%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 32 (62.75%) Linux
2 10 (19.61%) Android
2 10 (19.61%) Apple iOS
3 8 (15.69%) Windows
4 7 (13.73%) Debian
4 7 (13.73%) Ubuntu
4 7 (13.73%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (62.75%) Web Development
2 21 (41.18%) E-Commerce
2 21 (41.18%) MVC
3 19 (37.25%) OOP
4 15 (29.41%) API Integration
5 14 (27.45%) Front End Development
6 13 (25.49%) Business Intelligence
7 12 (23.53%) Project Management
8 11 (21.57%) Mobile Development
9 10 (19.61%) Content Management
9 10 (19.61%) Line Management
9 10 (19.61%) OO
10 9 (17.65%) OO PHP
11 6 (11.76%) Configuration Management
11 6 (11.76%) DevOps
12 5 (9.80%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (9.80%) Software Engineering
12 5 (9.80%) TDD
13 2 (3.92%) Agile Project Management
13 2 (3.92%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 50 (98.04%) PHP
2 40 (78.43%) JavaScript
3 10 (19.61%) PHP 7
3 10 (19.61%) XPath
4 6 (11.76%) Java
4 6 (11.76%) Shell Script
5 2 (3.92%) PHP 5
5 2 (3.92%) SQL
5 2 (3.92%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.96%) Bash Shell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (31.37%) Docker
2 6 (11.76%) KVM
2 6 (11.76%) pfSense
2 6 (11.76%) Samba
2 6 (11.76%) Virtual Servers
2 6 (11.76%) VirtualBox
3 1 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.96%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (19.61%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (11.76%) Ansible
2 6 (11.76%) Puppet
2 6 (11.76%) Salt
Vendors
1 5 (9.80%) Zend
2 2 (3.92%) WooCommerce
3 1 (1.96%) Cognos
3 1 (1.96%) Facebook
3 1 (1.96%) Google
3 1 (1.96%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.96%) VMware