The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for LAMP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited LAMP over the 3 months to 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
LAMP Stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL/MariaDB, PHP/Perl/Python)
England / South West
Rank 162 147 107
Rank change year-on-year -15 -40  
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 75 108 162
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.49% 1.85% 2.72%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.46% 4.67% 6.30%
Number of salaries quoted 66 105 148
Median salary £36,000 £37,919 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.06% +8.34%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £30,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £45,750
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -1.31% +1.33%  

LAMP is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 2166 2314 2572
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 43.14% 39.66% 43.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1808 1953 2332
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £29,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

LAMP
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West citing LAMP as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for LAMP in the South West

LAMP
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for LAMP in the South West

LAMP
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing LAMP in the South West over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Salary histogram for LAMP in the South West

LAMP
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LAMP within the South West region over the 3 months to 22 March 2017. 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 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
Gloucestershire +12 17 £35,000 -12.50% 4
Somerset -2 17 £42,500 +5.62% 1
Bristol -14 13 £32,500 -7.14% 6
Wiltshire +24 12 £36,000 +5.88% 2
Devon +10 10 £33,750 +35.00% 1
Dorset -11 5 - - 1
Cornwall - 1 £24,000 -
LAMP
England

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 South West region with a requirement for LAMP.

1 130 (87.84%) PHP
2 112 (75.68%) MySQL
3 110 (74.32%) JavaScript
4 100 (67.57%) Linux
5 98 (66.22%) HTML
6 97 (65.54%) CSS
7 75 (50.68%) Git (software)
8 69 (46.62%) jQuery
9 50 (33.78%) Apache
10 48 (32.43%) Agile Software Development
11 47 (31.76%) AngularJS
12 44 (29.73%) Web Development
13 42 (28.38%) MVC
14 41 (27.70%) OOP
14 41 (27.70%) Node.js
14 41 (27.70%) Laravel
15 38 (25.68%) HTML5
16 32 (21.62%) Symfony
16 32 (21.62%) XML
16 32 (21.62%) Scrum
17 31 (20.95%) Python
18 30 (20.27%) Zend
19 28 (18.92%) Sass
20 26 (17.57%) Java
21 23 (15.54%) MongoDB
22 22 (14.86%) REST
22 22 (14.86%) SOAP
23 21 (14.19%) Unix
23 21 (14.19%) Subversion
23 21 (14.19%) WordPress

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 50 (33.78%) Apache
2 21 (14.19%) WordPress
3 19 (12.84%) Drupal
3 19 (12.84%) Elasticsearch
4 10 (6.76%) Apache Pig
5 8 (5.41%) JBoss
6 7 (4.73%) Apache Spark
6 7 (4.73%) CMS
7 6 (4.05%) Tomcat
8 5 (3.38%) OpenStack
9 4 (2.70%) CloudStack
9 4 (2.70%) WebLogic
9 4 (2.70%) WebSphere
9 4 (2.70%) WebSphere Application Server
10 3 (2.03%) IIS
10 3 (2.03%) SharePoint
11 2 (1.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 2 (1.35%) Confluence
12 1 (0.68%) Moodle
12 1 (0.68%) nginx
Applications
1 9 (6.08%) MS Visio
2 5 (3.38%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.35%) HipChat
4 1 (0.68%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (3.38%) Magento
2 2 (1.35%) Shopify
2 2 (1.35%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.68%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.76%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (5.41%) SaaS
3 5 (3.38%) Slack
4 4 (2.70%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.68%) Bluemix
5 1 (0.68%) GitHub
5 1 (0.68%) Heroku
5 1 (0.68%) IBM Cloud
5 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.76%) HTTP
2 8 (5.41%) Firewall
3 5 (3.38%) SSL
3 5 (3.38%) TCP/IP
4 3 (2.03%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (2.03%) Intranet
4 3 (2.03%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (1.35%) SSH
6 1 (0.68%) FTP
6 1 (0.68%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.68%) Internet
6 1 (0.68%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.68%) LAN
6 1 (0.68%) LDAP
6 1 (0.68%) SAN
6 1 (0.68%) WAN
6 1 (0.68%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.68%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (75.68%) MySQL
2 23 (15.54%) MongoDB
3 20 (13.51%) Big Data
4 15 (10.14%) Relational Database
5 11 (7.43%) Apache Hive
5 11 (7.43%) Hadoop
6 10 (6.76%) RDBMS
7 8 (5.41%) SQL Server
8 5 (3.38%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (1.35%) Infinispan
10 1 (0.68%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.68%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.68%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 75 (50.68%) Git (software)
2 21 (14.19%) Subversion
3 14 (9.46%) Grunt
3 14 (9.46%) gulp
3 14 (9.46%) Vagrant
4 13 (8.78%) JIRA
5 9 (6.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 9 (6.08%) Bitbucket
5 9 (6.08%) Redmine
6 5 (3.38%) Jenkins
7 4 (2.70%) CodeSonar
7 4 (2.70%) git-flow
7 4 (2.70%) Robot Framework
7 4 (2.70%) Selenium
7 4 (2.70%) TeamCity
8 3 (2.03%) XMLUnit
9 1 (0.68%) GoCD
9 1 (0.68%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.68%) Travis CI
General
1 20 (13.51%) Finance
2 19 (12.84%) Retail
3 12 (8.11%) Marketing
4 10 (6.76%) Banking
4 10 (6.76%) Games
5 5 (3.38%) Investment Banking
5 5 (3.38%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.03%) Back Office
7 1 (0.68%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 123 (83.11%) Developer
2 86 (58.11%) PHP Developer
3 28 (18.92%) Web Developer
4 21 (14.19%) PHP Web Developer
5 19 (12.84%) Senior Developer
6 18 (12.16%) LAMP Developer
7 17 (11.49%) Full Stack Developer
8 15 (10.14%) Software Engineer
9 11 (7.43%) Mid-Level PHP Developer
9 11 (7.43%) PHP LAMP Developer
10 8 (5.41%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 8 (5.41%) MySQL Developer
10 8 (5.41%) PHP MySQL Developer
11 6 (4.05%) DevOps Engineer
11 6 (4.05%) Digital Developer
11 6 (4.05%) Lead Software Engineer
11 6 (4.05%) Product Developer
11 6 (4.05%) Senior LAMP Developer
11 6 (4.05%) Senior PHP Developer
12 5 (3.38%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (66.22%) HTML
2 97 (65.54%) CSS
3 69 (46.62%) jQuery
4 47 (31.76%) AngularJS
5 41 (27.70%) Laravel
5 41 (27.70%) Node.js
6 38 (25.68%) HTML5
7 32 (21.62%) Symfony
7 32 (21.62%) XML
8 28 (18.92%) Sass
9 22 (14.86%) REST
9 22 (14.86%) SOAP
10 18 (12.16%) Ajax
11 17 (11.49%) CSS3
12 15 (10.14%) Java EE
12 15 (10.14%) JSON
13 14 (9.46%) XHTML
14 12 (8.11%) .NET
15 11 (7.43%) Hibernate
15 11 (7.43%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 20 (13.51%) Linux Command Line
2 19 (12.84%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (8.78%) User Experience
4 11 (7.43%) PKI
5 6 (4.05%) Hedge funds
6 5 (3.38%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (2.03%) Augmented Reality
7 3 (2.03%) e-Learning
7 3 (2.03%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.03%) Replication
7 3 (2.03%) Social Media
7 3 (2.03%) W3C
7 3 (2.03%) Xbox
8 1 (0.68%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.68%) e-Health
8 1 (0.68%) Graphic Design
8 1 (0.68%) Kindle
8 1 (0.68%) mHealth
8 1 (0.68%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.68%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 100 (67.57%) Linux
2 21 (14.19%) Unix
3 15 (10.14%) Mac OS X
4 12 (8.11%) Windows
5 10 (6.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (5.41%) CentOS
7 4 (2.70%) Android
7 4 (2.70%) Apple iOS
8 2 (1.35%) Debian
9 1 (0.68%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.68%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (32.43%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (29.73%) Web Development
3 42 (28.38%) MVC
4 41 (27.70%) OOP
5 32 (21.62%) Scrum
6 21 (14.19%) DevOps
6 21 (14.19%) SDLC
7 19 (12.84%) E-Commerce
8 17 (11.49%) Continuous Integration
9 16 (10.81%) Software Engineering
9 16 (10.81%) Unit Testing
10 14 (9.46%) Analytics
10 14 (9.46%) Cross-Browser Development
10 14 (9.46%) Data Analytics
10 14 (9.46%) Time Management
11 12 (8.11%) OO
11 12 (8.11%) Open Source
12 11 (7.43%) Cross-Browser Testing
12 11 (7.43%) Network Management
13 10 (6.76%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 130 (87.84%) PHP
2 110 (74.32%) JavaScript
3 31 (20.95%) Python
4 26 (17.57%) Java
5 19 (12.84%) Perl
6 18 (12.16%) C
7 17 (11.49%) SQL
8 16 (10.81%) Bash Shell
8 16 (10.81%) Ruby
9 15 (10.14%) C++
10 8 (5.41%) Objective-C
11 7 (4.73%) C#
12 6 (4.05%) PHP 5
13 5 (3.38%) Shell Script
14 4 (2.70%) PowerShell
15 3 (2.03%) PHP 7
16 1 (0.68%) Jython
16 1 (0.68%) Lua
Qualifications
1 12 (8.11%) Security Cleared
2 9 (6.08%) Degree
3 8 (5.41%) SC Cleared
4 7 (4.73%) CCNA
4 7 (4.73%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (2.70%) CISSP
5 4 (2.70%) CompTIA Security+
5 4 (2.70%) DV Cleared
5 4 (2.70%) GIAC
5 4 (2.70%) Linux+ Certification
5 4 (2.70%) MCSE
5 4 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (2.70%) Network+ Certification
5 4 (2.70%) SANS
5 4 (2.70%) Security+ Certification
5 4 (2.70%) SSCP
6 3 (2.03%) RHCE
6 3 (2.03%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.03%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.68%) QA
System Software
1 10 (6.76%) Hyper-V
1 10 (6.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (6.08%) Docker
3 8 (5.41%) vSphere
4 4 (2.70%) Xen
4 4 (2.70%) XenServer
5 3 (2.03%) iptables
5 3 (2.03%) KVM
6 2 (1.35%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (1.35%) Gluster
7 1 (0.68%) Active Directory
7 1 (0.68%) Squid
Systems Management
1 14 (9.46%) Ansible
2 13 (8.78%) Puppet
3 8 (5.41%) Salt
4 5 (3.38%) Nagios
5 4 (2.70%) Check_MK
5 4 (2.70%) Cobbler
5 4 (2.70%) Grafana
5 4 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (2.70%) Pingdom
5 4 (2.70%) Terraform
5 4 (2.70%) Tivoli
6 3 (2.03%) Graylog
6 3 (2.03%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 2 (1.35%) Kibana
Vendors
1 30 (20.27%) Zend
2 16 (10.81%) Oracle
3 13 (8.78%) Microsoft
4 10 (6.76%) VMware
5 6 (4.05%) Red Hat
6 4 (2.70%) EnterpriseDB
6 4 (2.70%) Infobright
6 4 (2.70%) New Relic
6 4 (2.70%) Nokia
6 4 (2.70%) PagerDuty
7 3 (2.03%) Adobe
7 3 (2.03%) Cisco
7 3 (2.03%) Panasonic
7 3 (2.03%) Perforce
7 3 (2.03%) Qualys
7 3 (2.03%) Splunk
8 2 (1.35%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.68%) SaltStack
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £31000 per annum + outstanding benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
set2recruit
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
AM Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits + On Call Allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Somerset
FRG Technology Consulting
Posted: 2 days ago
South West
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Bristol DT
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon
greywood
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 26 days ago