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 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

LAMP Stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL/MariaDB, PHP/Perl/Python)
England / West Midlands
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 155 156 165
Rank change year-on-year +1 +9  
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 74 85 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.44% 1.38% 1.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.64% 4.03% 3.19%
Number of salaries quoted 62 76 64
Median salary £33,750 £31,000 £30,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.87% +1.63%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £45,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  

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 West Midlands with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 2033 2107 2134
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 39.57% 34.16% 37.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1769 1760 1938
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £51,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

LAMP
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 West Midlands

LAMP
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for LAMP in the West Midlands

LAMP
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing LAMP in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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 3 months to 28 June 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
Birmingham -4 22 £35,912 +14.00% 6
Worcestershire +8 13 £30,000 +16.50% 4
Warwickshire +19 12 £30,000 -26.82% 3
Coventry -4 10 £42,500 +41.66%
Solihull -1 9 £36,000 +10.76% 1
Herefordshire - 5 £27,000 -
Staffordshire +10 4 £40,000 +29.03% 3
Halesowen - 2 £32,500 - 2
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £42,500 -
LAMP
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for LAMP.

1 148 (88.10%) PHP
2 133 (79.17%) MySQL
3 115 (68.45%) JavaScript
4 114 (67.86%) HTML
5 107 (63.69%) CSS
6 103 (61.31%) Linux
7 73 (43.45%) HTML5
8 71 (42.26%) Web Development
9 68 (40.48%) Apache
10 62 (36.90%) MVC
11 61 (36.31%) Laravel
11 61 (36.31%) LEMP Stack
12 60 (35.71%) AngularJS
13 57 (33.93%) jQuery
14 49 (29.17%) OOP
14 49 (29.17%) NoSQL
15 47 (27.98%) Git (software)
15 47 (27.98%) nginx
16 45 (26.79%) React
17 43 (25.60%) Docker
18 40 (23.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 38 (22.62%) Opscode Chef
19 38 (22.62%) MongoDB
19 38 (22.62%) Amazon AWS
19 38 (22.62%) OO
20 35 (20.83%) CodeIgniter
20 35 (20.83%) Amazon EC2
20 35 (20.83%) Amazon S3
20 35 (20.83%) Amazon RDS
20 35 (20.83%) Elasticsearch

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 68 (40.48%) Apache
2 47 (27.98%) nginx
3 35 (20.83%) Elasticsearch
4 12 (7.14%) CMS
5 9 (5.36%) WordPress
6 2 (1.19%) Drupal
6 2 (1.19%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.60%) Moodle
Applications
1 4 (2.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 3 (1.79%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (1.79%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.19%) Magento
1 2 (1.19%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.60%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.60%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 38 (22.62%) Amazon AWS
2 35 (20.83%) Amazon EC2
2 35 (20.83%) Amazon S3
2 35 (20.83%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 30 (17.86%) GitHub
4 3 (1.79%) AdWords
4 3 (1.79%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.60%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 20 (11.90%) DNS
2 6 (3.57%) Asterisk PBX
2 6 (3.57%) DHCP
2 6 (3.57%) Firewall
2 6 (3.57%) TCP/IP
2 6 (3.57%) VPN
3 3 (1.79%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 133 (79.17%) MySQL
2 49 (29.17%) NoSQL
3 38 (22.62%) MongoDB
4 35 (20.83%) Amazon RDS
5 18 (10.71%) SQL Server
6 6 (3.57%) Data Mining
6 6 (3.57%) MariaDB
7 3 (1.79%) Redis
7 3 (1.79%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.60%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 47 (27.98%) Git (software)
2 35 (20.83%) gulp
2 35 (20.83%) webpack
3 34 (20.24%) PhantomJS
4 30 (17.86%) GitLab
5 9 (5.36%) Subversion
6 6 (3.57%) Vagrant
7 3 (1.79%) PHPUnit
8 2 (1.19%) Xcode
9 1 (0.60%) Grunt
9 1 (0.60%) Selenium
9 1 (0.60%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 31 (18.45%) Marketing
2 22 (13.10%) Games
3 14 (8.33%) Back Office
4 8 (4.76%) Electronics
4 8 (4.76%) Manufacturing
4 8 (4.76%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.79%) Banking
5 3 (1.79%) Finance
Job Titles
1 139 (82.74%) Developer
2 114 (67.86%) PHP Developer
3 46 (27.38%) Senior Developer
4 41 (24.40%) LAMP Developer
4 41 (24.40%) Web Developer
5 40 (23.81%) PHP LAMP Developer
6 37 (22.02%) PHP Web Developer
7 32 (19.05%) Senior PHP Developer
8 21 (12.50%) Software Developer
9 19 (11.31%) Administrator
9 19 (11.31%) MySQL Developer
9 19 (11.31%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 19 (11.31%) Systems Administrator
10 15 (8.93%) HTML CSS Developer
10 15 (8.93%) HTML Developer
10 15 (8.93%) Linux Administrator
10 15 (8.93%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 14 (8.33%) Mid-Level PHP Developer
12 12 (7.14%) Senior Software Developer
13 10 (5.95%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (67.86%) HTML
2 107 (63.69%) CSS
3 73 (43.45%) HTML5
4 61 (36.31%) Laravel
4 61 (36.31%) LEMP Stack
5 60 (35.71%) AngularJS
6 57 (33.93%) jQuery
7 45 (26.79%) React
8 40 (23.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 35 (20.83%) CodeIgniter
10 32 (19.05%) CSS3
10 32 (19.05%) Vue.js
11 31 (18.45%) Backbone.js
12 29 (17.26%) Symfony
13 21 (12.50%) PhoneGap
14 20 (11.90%) SOAP
15 19 (11.31%) REST
16 18 (10.71%) Memcached
17 16 (9.52%) Apache Cordova
17 16 (9.52%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 31 (18.45%) Linux Command Line
2 15 (8.93%) Mobile App
3 14 (8.33%) Online Games
4 11 (6.55%) Mobile Games
5 7 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (4.17%) BBC
5 7 (4.17%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.60%) Clustering
6 1 (0.60%) Learning Management System
6 1 (0.60%) Replication
6 1 (0.60%) Taxonomies
6 1 (0.60%) User Experience
6 1 (0.60%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 103 (61.31%) Linux
2 24 (14.29%) Windows
3 18 (10.71%) Android
3 18 (10.71%) Apple iOS
4 15 (8.93%) CentOS
5 14 (8.33%) Mac OS X
6 10 (5.95%) Ubuntu
7 9 (5.36%) Windows Server
8 7 (4.17%) Debian
9 2 (1.19%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.60%) Fedora
10 1 (0.60%) openSUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (42.26%) Web Development
2 62 (36.90%) MVC
3 49 (29.17%) OOP
4 38 (22.62%) OO
5 34 (20.24%) API Integration
6 30 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
7 27 (16.07%) Continuous Delivery
8 24 (14.29%) OO PHP
9 23 (13.69%) Business Intelligence
10 22 (13.10%) E-Commerce
10 22 (13.10%) Scrum
11 19 (11.31%) Kanban
12 18 (10.71%) TDD
13 15 (8.93%) Android Development
13 15 (8.93%) iOS Development
13 15 (8.93%) Open Source
14 14 (8.33%) Affiliate Marketing
15 13 (7.74%) Mobile Application Development
15 13 (7.74%) Workflow
16 11 (6.55%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 148 (88.10%) PHP
2 115 (68.45%) JavaScript
3 34 (20.24%) XPath
4 31 (18.45%) PHP 7
5 15 (8.93%) Bash Shell
6 6 (3.57%) Shell Script
7 5 (2.98%) PHP 5
7 5 (2.98%) Python
8 3 (1.79%) Java
9 2 (1.19%) Apple Swift
9 2 (1.19%) Objective-C
9 2 (1.19%) SQL
10 1 (0.60%) C#
10 1 (0.60%) Perl
10 1 (0.60%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (6.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.76%) QA
2 1 (0.60%) SLA
System Software
1 43 (25.60%) Docker
2 6 (3.57%) KVM
2 6 (3.57%) pfSense
2 6 (3.57%) Samba
2 6 (3.57%) Virtual Servers
2 6 (3.57%) VirtualBox
3 2 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 38 (22.62%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (5.36%) Ansible
2 9 (5.36%) Puppet
3 6 (3.57%) Salt
Vendors
1 18 (10.71%) Zend
2 5 (2.98%) Google
3 4 (2.38%) Adobe
4 2 (1.19%) Facebook
4 2 (1.19%) Veeam
4 2 (1.19%) VMware
5 1 (0.60%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.60%) PayPal
5 1 (0.60%) Sage
Worcestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £23000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Oscar
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Oscar
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Birmingham
Planet Forward Ltd
Posted: 14 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits 2 + days remote working, great loc
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £35k plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands (County)
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Remote working available, Excellen
Posted: 6 days ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
ESA Group
Salary: From £28,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leamington Spa
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
In touch games
Salary: £30000 - £35000 Per Annum £30,000 - £35,000 + benefits (inc flexi work
Posted: 9 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Birmingham City University
Salary: £40,961 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Birmingham
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Lichfield
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £34000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
In touch games
Salary: £40000 - £45000 Per Annum + benefits (inc flexible working hrs)
Posted: 20 days ago
Rugby
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Subscriptions + Bonus
Posted: 27 days ago
Stone, Staffordshire
Hideaway Time-lapse Systems
Salary: From £16,000 to £20,000 per annum plus 20 days holiday & bank holidays
Posted: 15 days ago
Redditch
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago