Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

LAMP Stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL/MariaDB, PHP/Perl/Python)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 201 176 187
Rank change year-on-year -25 +11 +1
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 24 40 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.43% 0.77% 0.92%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.11% 2.03% 2.58%
Number of salaries quoted 17 32 57
Scotland median annual salary £38,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
10th Percentile £30,400 £23,525 £25,000
90th Percentile £46,250 £42,500 £46,000
UK median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 Scotland with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 2170 1969 2289
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 38.45% 37.96% 35.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1397 1247 1442
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,900 £27,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £59,750 £57,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +1.12%

LAMP
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for LAMP in Scotland

LAMP
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for LAMP in Scotland

LAMP
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LAMP within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -33 16 £39,000 +11.43% 1
Glasgow -17 6 £37,500 +15.38%
Fife - 1 £37,500 -
LAMP
UK

For the 6 months to 23 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 Scotland region with a requirement for LAMP.

1 20 (83.33%) Linux
2 12 (50.00%) PHP
3 11 (45.83%) Bash Shell
4 10 (41.67%) MySQL
5 9 (37.50%) CSS
5 9 (37.50%) JavaScript
5 9 (37.50%) Open Source
6 8 (33.33%) Ruby
6 8 (33.33%) Python
6 8 (33.33%) Jenkins
7 7 (29.17%) Docker
7 7 (29.17%) Apache
7 7 (29.17%) Windows
7 7 (29.17%) HTML
7 7 (29.17%) Java
7 7 (29.17%) Maven
7 7 (29.17%) jQuery
8 6 (25.00%) Web Development
8 6 (25.00%) DevOps
9 5 (20.83%) Ansible
9 5 (20.83%) Ranorex
9 5 (20.83%) Artifactory
9 5 (20.83%) Opscode Chef
9 5 (20.83%) Phabricator
9 5 (20.83%) SonarQube
9 5 (20.83%) Continuous Delivery
9 5 (20.83%) Innovative Thinking
9 5 (20.83%) JSON
9 5 (20.83%) Software Testing
9 5 (20.83%) IMAP

LAMP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 7 (29.17%) Apache
2 4 (16.67%) CMS
3 2 (8.33%) Moodle
4 1 (4.17%) Drupal
4 1 (4.17%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (4.17%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (12.50%) InDesign
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (12.50%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (16.67%) Amazon S3
1 4 (16.67%) SaaS
2 1 (4.17%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (4.17%) CloudFront
2 1 (4.17%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.83%) IMAP
1 5 (20.83%) Kerberos
1 5 (20.83%) LDAP
1 5 (20.83%) SMTP
1 5 (20.83%) VoIP
2 4 (16.67%) SSL
3 3 (12.50%) HTTPS
4 1 (4.17%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (41.67%) MySQL
2 3 (12.50%) NoSQL
3 2 (8.33%) MongoDB
3 2 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (4.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 8 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 7 (29.17%) Maven
3 5 (20.83%) Artifactory
3 5 (20.83%) Bugzilla
3 5 (20.83%) CMake
3 5 (20.83%) MSBuild
3 5 (20.83%) NuGet
3 5 (20.83%) Phabricator
3 5 (20.83%) Ranorex
3 5 (20.83%) SonarQube
3 5 (20.83%) Subversion
4 3 (12.50%) Dreamweaver
4 3 (12.50%) Git (software)
5 2 (8.33%) Ant
5 2 (8.33%) HttpUnit
5 2 (8.33%) JMeter
5 2 (8.33%) JUnit
6 1 (4.17%) Mercurial
6 1 (4.17%) PHPUnit
6 1 (4.17%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (4.17%) Advertising
1 1 (4.17%) Games
1 1 (4.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (54.17%) Developer
2 8 (33.33%) PHP Developer
3 5 (20.83%) Administrator
3 5 (20.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (20.83%) IT Engineer
3 5 (20.83%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (20.83%) Senior Developer
3 5 (20.83%) Systems Administrator
3 5 (20.83%) Test Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) Web Developer
5 3 (12.50%) Senior PHP Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Java Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Python Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Python Web Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Applications Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Lead Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Senior Web Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Software Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (37.50%) CSS
2 7 (29.17%) HTML
2 7 (29.17%) jQuery
3 5 (20.83%) JSON
4 4 (16.67%) Ajax
5 3 (12.50%) .NET
5 3 (12.50%) HTML5
5 3 (12.50%) Ruby on Rails
5 3 (12.50%) Symfony
5 3 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (8.33%) Hibernate
6 2 (8.33%) J2EE
6 2 (8.33%) LAPP Stack
6 2 (8.33%) Laravel
6 2 (8.33%) Node.js
6 2 (8.33%) RESTful
6 2 (8.33%) Sass
6 2 (8.33%) SOAP
6 2 (8.33%) Web Services
6 2 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Robotics
2 4 (16.67%) Linux Command Line
3 3 (12.50%) Computer Science
4 2 (8.33%) VLE
5 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (4.17%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
5 1 (4.17%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 20 (83.33%) Linux
2 7 (29.17%) Windows
3 5 (20.83%) Debian
4 3 (12.50%) Android
5 2 (8.33%) Solaris
6 1 (4.17%) CentOS
6 1 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (4.17%) Ubuntu
6 1 (4.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) Open Source
2 6 (25.00%) DevOps
2 6 (25.00%) Web Development
3 5 (20.83%) Continuous Delivery
3 5 (20.83%) Innovative Thinking
3 5 (20.83%) Software Testing
4 4 (16.67%) High Availability
4 4 (16.67%) OO
4 4 (16.67%) Web Design
5 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (8.33%) E-Commerce
6 2 (8.33%) MVC
6 2 (8.33%) Separation of Concerns
6 2 (8.33%) Software Engineering
6 2 (8.33%) TDD
6 2 (8.33%) Web Application Development
7 1 (4.17%) OO PHP
7 1 (4.17%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 12 (50.00%) PHP
2 11 (45.83%) Bash Shell
3 9 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 8 (33.33%) Python
4 8 (33.33%) Ruby
5 7 (29.17%) Java
6 5 (20.83%) PowerShell
7 2 (8.33%) SQL
8 1 (4.17%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (4.17%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (29.17%) Docker
2 3 (12.50%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 5 (20.83%) Ansible
1 5 (20.83%) Nagios
1 5 (20.83%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (20.83%) Puppet
2 1 (4.17%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) VMware
2 4 (16.67%) Adobe
3 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (12.50%) Red Hat
4 2 (8.33%) Alterian
4 2 (8.33%) Oracle
5 1 (4.17%) Ogone
5 1 (4.17%) PayPal
5 1 (4.17%) Zend