Period
to 10 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 10 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

LAMP Stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL/MariaDB, PHP/Perl/Python)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
10 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 177 233 225
Rank change year-on-year +56 -8 -54
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 19 46 89
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.48% 0.58% 0.93%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.60% 1.84% 2.77%
Number of salaries quoted 12 54 84
Median annual salary £51,250 £35,000 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +46.43% +1.45% -1.43%
10th Percentile £27,650 £22,650 £25,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £70,000 £43,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 the West Midlands with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1,189 2,503 3,213
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 30.15% 31.58% 33.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1,040 2,086 2,677
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +8.97%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,063 £26,250
90th Percentile £66,201 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £54,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +6.48% +8.00% +5.26%

LAMP
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing LAMP as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for LAMP in the West Midlands

LAMP
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing LAMP in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for LAMP in the West Midlands

LAMP
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing LAMP in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 10 July 2020.

Salary histogram for LAMP 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 6 months to 10 July 2020. 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
Birmingham +46 10 £52,500 +5.00% 3
Solihull +15 7 - - 1
Coventry +24 1 £30,000 +17.65%
Warwickshire - 1 - - 1
LAMP
England

For the 6 months to 10 July 2020, IT jobs citing LAMP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for LAMP.

1 19 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 16 (84.21%) Azure
3 15 (78.95%) DevOps
4 14 (73.68%) Public Cloud
4 14 (73.68%) PowerShell
4 14 (73.68%) Windows
5 12 (63.16%) PHP
5 12 (63.16%) Jenkins
6 11 (57.89%) MySQL
6 11 (57.89%) Microsoft
6 11 (57.89%) YAML
7 10 (52.63%) Python
7 10 (52.63%) HTML
7 10 (52.63%) Linux
8 9 (47.37%) SQL
8 9 (47.37%) AWS
9 8 (42.11%) Java
9 8 (42.11%) Docker
9 8 (42.11%) Infrastructure as Code
10 7 (36.84%) Deployment Automation
10 7 (36.84%) Windows Server
10 7 (36.84%) GDPR
10 7 (36.84%) Linux Command Line
10 7 (36.84%) Digital Economy
10 7 (36.84%) Microservices
10 7 (36.84%) GitLab
10 7 (36.84%) Data Privacy
10 7 (36.84%) VMware Infrastructure
10 7 (36.84%) GitHub
10 7 (36.84%) IaaS

LAMP
Co-occurring 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 6 (31.58%) IIS
2 1 (5.26%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Magento
1 1 (5.26%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 16 (84.21%) Azure
2 9 (47.37%) AWS
3 7 (36.84%) GitHub
3 7 (36.84%) IaaS
3 7 (36.84%) PaaS
4 5 (26.32%) AWS CodePipeline
5 4 (21.05%) Datadog
6 2 (10.53%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 7 (36.84%) TCP/IP
2 2 (10.53%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (57.89%) MySQL
2 7 (36.84%) SQL Server
3 2 (10.53%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 19 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 12 (63.16%) Jenkins
3 7 (36.84%) GitLab
4 6 (31.58%) Bitbucket
5 5 (26.32%) CircleCI
5 5 (26.32%) TeamCity
6 2 (10.53%) Axure RP
7 1 (5.26%) JIRA
7 1 (5.26%) PHPUnit
General
1 7 (36.84%) Digital Economy
2 5 (26.32%) Billing
3 4 (21.05%) Finance
3 4 (21.05%) Financial Institution
4 2 (10.53%) Advertising
4 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (73.68%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Web Developer
4 2 (10.53%) C++ Developer
4 2 (10.53%) C++ Software Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Python Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Senior C++ Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Python Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Software Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Software Developer
5 1 (5.26%) PHP Developer
5 1 (5.26%) PHP Web Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Website Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (57.89%) YAML
2 10 (52.63%) HTML
3 7 (36.84%) .NET
3 7 (36.84%) Web Services
4 6 (31.58%) Node.js
5 5 (26.32%) JSON
6 3 (15.79%) CSS
7 2 (10.53%) Django
7 2 (10.53%) REST
7 2 (10.53%) XML
8 1 (5.26%) CSS3
8 1 (5.26%) Express
8 1 (5.26%) HTML5
8 1 (5.26%) jQuery
8 1 (5.26%) Laravel
8 1 (5.26%) React
8 1 (5.26%) RESTful
8 1 (5.26%) Symfony
8 1 (5.26%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 14 (73.68%) Public Cloud
2 7 (36.84%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (10.53%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (10.53%) User Experience
4 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.26%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 14 (73.68%) Windows
2 10 (52.63%) Linux
3 7 (36.84%) Windows Server
4 2 (10.53%) CentOS
4 2 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (78.95%) DevOps
2 8 (42.11%) Infrastructure as Code
3 7 (36.84%) Data Privacy
3 7 (36.84%) Deployment Automation
3 7 (36.84%) Enterprise Architecture
3 7 (36.84%) ITIL
3 7 (36.84%) Microservices
3 7 (36.84%) OWASP
3 7 (36.84%) Release Management
4 6 (31.58%) High Availability
4 6 (31.58%) Software Delivery
5 5 (26.32%) Decision-Making
5 5 (26.32%) IT Strategy
6 4 (21.05%) Collaborative Working
6 4 (21.05%) Scrum
7 3 (15.79%) Continuous Deployment
7 3 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (10.53%) Problem-Solving
8 2 (10.53%) Secure Coding
8 2 (10.53%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (73.68%) PowerShell
2 12 (63.16%) PHP
3 10 (52.63%) Python
4 9 (47.37%) SQL
5 8 (42.11%) Java
6 7 (36.84%) Bash Shell
7 2 (10.53%) C++
7 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
8 1 (5.26%) C#
8 1 (5.26%) Go
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (36.84%) GDPR
System Software
1 8 (42.11%) Docker
2 7 (36.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (36.84%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (31.58%) Kubernetes
2 4 (21.05%) Ansible
2 4 (21.05%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (21.05%) Puppet
2 4 (21.05%) Terraform
Vendors
1 11 (57.89%) Microsoft
2 7 (36.84%) VMware
3 4 (21.05%) New Relic