Period
to 17 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Somerset 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 17 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

LAMP Stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL/MariaDB, PHP/Perl/Python)
South West > Somerset
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 76 89 83
Rank change year-on-year +13 -6 -26
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 32 26 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 2.61% 2.06% 2.05%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.98% 4.00% 4.81%
Number of salaries quoted 29 29 24
Somerset median annual salary £32,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.33% +7.14% +1.45%
South West median annual salary £32,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -13.33% - +11.11%

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Somerset
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 643 650 520
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 52.40% 51.38% 42.59%
Number of salaries quoted 558 559 469
Somerset median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £27,675 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £51,250
South West median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year +2.41% +7.79% +6.94%

LAMP
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for LAMP in Somerset

LAMP
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

Salary trend for LAMP in Somerset

LAMP
Salary Histogram in Somerset

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing LAMP in Somerset over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Salary histogram for LAMP in Somerset

LAMP
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LAMP within the Somerset region over the 6 months to 17 January 2018. 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
Bath 0 23 £32,500 -18.75% 6
Taunton - 1 £35,000 - 1
LAMP
South West

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 Somerset region with a requirement for LAMP.

1 31 (96.88%) MySQL
2 25 (78.13%) PHP
3 20 (62.50%) HTML
4 19 (59.38%) CSS
5 18 (56.25%) Linux
5 18 (56.25%) AngularJS
6 17 (53.13%) Degree
7 16 (50.00%) jQuery
7 16 (50.00%) SQL
8 15 (46.88%) Windows
8 15 (46.88%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (46.88%) Git (software)
9 14 (43.75%) Apache
10 13 (40.63%) JavaScript
10 13 (40.63%) Web Development
11 12 (37.50%) Ajax
11 12 (37.50%) MVC
11 12 (37.50%) Node.js
12 11 (34.38%) HTML5
12 11 (34.38%) SQL Server
12 11 (34.38%) Symfony
13 10 (31.25%) PHPUnit
13 10 (31.25%) Scrum
13 10 (31.25%) Subversion
13 10 (31.25%) React
14 9 (28.13%) Computer Science Degree
14 9 (28.13%) Microsoft
14 9 (28.13%) Software Engineering
14 9 (28.13%) Computer Science
15 8 (25.00%) OO

LAMP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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 14 (43.75%) Apache
2 3 (9.38%) CMS
3 1 (3.13%) Confluence
3 1 (3.13%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (3.13%) JBoss
3 1 (3.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (21.88%) Microsoft Excel
1 7 (21.88%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.13%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 6 (18.75%) SaaS
2 5 (15.63%) GitHub
3 2 (6.25%) IaaS
3 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (6.25%) Office 365
3 2 (6.25%) PaaS
4 1 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) DNS
1 2 (6.25%) Firewall
1 2 (6.25%) HTTP
1 2 (6.25%) Internet
2 1 (3.13%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (3.13%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (96.88%) MySQL
2 11 (34.38%) SQL Server
3 7 (21.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (12.50%) MongoDB
4 4 (12.50%) Relational Database
5 3 (9.38%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (6.25%) NoSQL
6 2 (6.25%) RDBMS
6 2 (6.25%) Redis
6 2 (6.25%) Riak
7 1 (3.13%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (3.13%) Big Data
7 1 (3.13%) Flink
7 1 (3.13%) Infinispan
Development Applications
1 15 (46.88%) Git (software)
2 10 (31.25%) PHPUnit
2 10 (31.25%) Subversion
3 8 (25.00%) Bugzilla
3 8 (25.00%) Trac
4 6 (18.75%) Grunt
4 6 (18.75%) Jenkins
4 6 (18.75%) PEAR
5 4 (12.50%) gulp
6 2 (6.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (3.13%) JIRA
General
1 2 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (53.13%) Developer
2 14 (43.75%) PHP Developer
3 10 (31.25%) Linux Engineer
4 7 (21.88%) Junior
4 7 (21.88%) Junior Developer
4 7 (21.88%) Junior PHP Developer
4 7 (21.88%) QA Automation Engineer
4 7 (21.88%) QA Engineer
4 7 (21.88%) QA Test Engineer
4 7 (21.88%) Software QA Engineer
4 7 (21.88%) Software Test Engineer
4 7 (21.88%) Test Automation Engineer
4 7 (21.88%) Test Engineer
5 6 (18.75%) Linux Support
5 6 (18.75%) Linux Support Engineer
5 6 (18.75%) Support Engineer
6 5 (15.63%) Windows Engineer
7 4 (12.50%) Junior PHP Web Developer
7 4 (12.50%) PHP Web Developer
7 4 (12.50%) Software Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (62.50%) HTML
2 19 (59.38%) CSS
3 18 (56.25%) AngularJS
4 16 (50.00%) jQuery
5 12 (37.50%) Ajax
5 12 (37.50%) Node.js
6 11 (34.38%) HTML5
6 11 (34.38%) Symfony
7 10 (31.25%) React
8 7 (21.88%) CSS3
8 7 (21.88%) Web Services
9 6 (18.75%) Sass
10 5 (15.63%) Doctrine
10 5 (15.63%) REST
11 4 (12.50%) Behat
11 4 (12.50%) Laravel
11 4 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 3 (9.38%) RESTful
12 3 (9.38%) Yii
13 2 (6.25%) XHR
Miscellaneous
1 9 (28.13%) Computer Science
2 8 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (18.75%) User Experience
4 2 (6.25%) Management Information System
4 2 (6.25%) Raspberry Pi
4 2 (6.25%) Social Media
5 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 18 (56.25%) Linux
2 15 (46.88%) Windows
3 7 (21.88%) Windows 10
3 7 (21.88%) Windows 7
3 7 (21.88%) Windows Server
3 7 (21.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (21.88%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (6.25%) Android
4 2 (6.25%) Apple iOS
4 2 (6.25%) Unix
5 1 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (46.88%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (40.63%) Web Development
3 12 (37.50%) MVC
4 10 (31.25%) Scrum
5 9 (28.13%) Software Engineering
6 8 (25.00%) OO
6 8 (25.00%) SDLC
7 7 (21.88%) Defect Management
7 7 (21.88%) E-Commerce
7 7 (21.88%) Load Testing
7 7 (21.88%) OOP
7 7 (21.88%) Performance Testing
7 7 (21.88%) Software Testing
7 7 (21.88%) Test Automation
8 6 (18.75%) Mentoring
8 6 (18.75%) TDD
9 5 (15.63%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (12.50%) Analytics
10 4 (12.50%) BDD
10 4 (12.50%) Mobile First
Programming Languages
1 25 (78.13%) PHP
2 16 (50.00%) SQL
3 13 (40.63%) JavaScript
4 7 (21.88%) VBScript
5 2 (6.25%) C#
5 2 (6.25%) PowerShell
5 2 (6.25%) VB
6 1 (3.13%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.13%) Groovy
6 1 (3.13%) Java
6 1 (3.13%) Python
Qualifications
1 17 (53.13%) Degree
2 9 (28.13%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (21.88%) ISTQB
4 1 (3.13%) CCNA
4 1 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.13%) RHCE
4 1 (3.13%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (21.88%) QA
2 1 (3.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 1 (3.13%) Gluster
1 1 (3.13%) iptables
1 1 (3.13%) KVM
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) Check_MK
1 1 (3.13%) Grafana
1 1 (3.13%) Graylog
1 1 (3.13%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 1 (3.13%) Kibana
1 1 (3.13%) Nagios
1 1 (3.13%) Pingdom
1 1 (3.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (28.13%) Microsoft
2 7 (21.88%) Zend
3 2 (6.25%) Facebook
3 2 (6.25%) Google
3 2 (6.25%) PayPal
3 2 (6.25%) ServiceNow
4 1 (3.13%) Atlassian
4 1 (3.13%) Cisco
4 1 (3.13%) Infobright
4 1 (3.13%) New Relic
4 1 (3.13%) PagerDuty
4 1 (3.13%) Qualys
4 1 (3.13%) Splunk