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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 118 126 119
Rank change year-on-year +8 -7  
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 98 122 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.04% 1.98% 1.88%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.45% 5.68% 4.85%
Number of salaries quoted 95 110 91
Median salary £35,000 £33,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.06% -2.94%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £46,200 £47,500
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 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 1798 2146 1978
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 37.43% 34.82% 38.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1596 1876 1776
Median salary £39,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.50% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £57,500
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 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 30 March 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 30 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
Birmingham -2 41 £32,500 - 2
Solihull -7 23 £36,000 -10.00% 3
Worcestershire -1 15 £29,000 -3.33% 3
Staffordshire +19 10 £40,000 +8.84%
Warwickshire +22 8 £24,000 -41.46% 4
Shropshire 0 3 £26,000 -9.56%
Coventry -1 3 £36,750 +22.50% 1
Wolverhampton +7 1 £27,500 -3.50% 1
LAMP
England

For the 6 months to 30 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for LAMP.

1 156 (91.23%) PHP
2 140 (81.87%) MySQL
3 118 (69.01%) JavaScript
3 118 (69.01%) CSS
4 113 (66.08%) HTML
5 91 (53.22%) Linux
6 86 (50.29%) jQuery
6 86 (50.29%) HTML5
7 73 (42.69%) MVC
8 62 (36.26%) OOP
9 54 (31.58%) OO
10 52 (30.41%) Apache
11 50 (29.24%) AngularJS
12 49 (28.65%) LEMP Stack
13 47 (27.49%) Git (software)
14 44 (25.73%) Marketing
15 41 (23.98%) Web Development
16 40 (23.39%) Amazon AWS
16 40 (23.39%) nginx
16 40 (23.39%) Laravel
17 36 (21.05%) NoSQL
18 35 (20.47%) Opscode Chef
19 33 (19.30%) Agile Software Development
19 33 (19.30%) Scrum
20 32 (18.71%) MongoDB
20 32 (18.71%) CSS3
20 32 (18.71%) React
21 31 (18.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
22 30 (17.54%) E-Commerce
23 27 (15.79%) gulp

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 52 (30.41%) Apache
2 40 (23.39%) nginx
3 27 (15.79%) Elasticsearch
4 14 (8.19%) WordPress
5 11 (6.43%) CMS
6 8 (4.68%) MS Exchange
7 7 (4.09%) lighttpd
8 2 (1.17%) Drupal
9 1 (0.58%) CloudStack
9 1 (0.58%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (5.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 8 (4.68%) Adobe Illustrator
2 8 (4.68%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 17 (9.94%) Magento
2 8 (4.68%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.58%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.58%) SAP Business One
3 1 (0.58%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 40 (23.39%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (15.20%) Amazon EC2
2 26 (15.20%) Amazon S3
2 26 (15.20%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 21 (12.28%) GitHub
4 3 (1.75%) AdWords
4 3 (1.75%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.58%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 20 (11.70%) ATM
2 6 (3.51%) Internet
3 5 (2.92%) DNS
4 3 (1.75%) Intranet
4 3 (1.75%) tcpdump
5 1 (0.58%) Firewall
5 1 (0.58%) HTTP
5 1 (0.58%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 140 (81.87%) MySQL
2 36 (21.05%) NoSQL
3 32 (18.71%) MongoDB
4 26 (15.20%) Amazon RDS
5 15 (8.77%) SQL Server
6 5 (2.92%) Relational Database
7 4 (2.34%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (2.34%) Redis
8 3 (1.75%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.58%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 47 (27.49%) Git (software)
2 27 (15.79%) gulp
3 26 (15.20%) webpack
4 25 (14.62%) PhantomJS
5 22 (12.87%) GitLab
6 10 (5.85%) Subversion
7 3 (1.75%) GDB
7 3 (1.75%) PHPUnit
7 3 (1.75%) Xcode
8 1 (0.58%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.58%) Grunt
8 1 (0.58%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.58%) JIRA
8 1 (0.58%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.58%) Selenium
8 1 (0.58%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 44 (25.73%) Marketing
2 15 (8.77%) Games
3 10 (5.85%) Back Office
4 5 (2.92%) Electronics
4 5 (2.92%) Finance
4 5 (2.92%) Manufacturing
4 5 (2.92%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.75%) Banking
6 1 (0.58%) Advertising
6 1 (0.58%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.58%) Retail
Job Titles
1 139 (81.29%) Developer
2 113 (66.08%) PHP Developer
3 41 (23.98%) MySQL Developer
3 41 (23.98%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 40 (23.39%) LAMP Developer
4 40 (23.39%) PHP LAMP Developer
5 30 (17.54%) Senior Developer
6 29 (16.96%) JavaScript Developer
7 28 (16.37%) HTML CSS Developer
7 28 (16.37%) HTML Developer
7 28 (16.37%) Web Developer
8 25 (14.62%) PHP Web Developer
9 20 (11.70%) Senior PHP Developer
10 17 (9.94%) Lead Developer
10 17 (9.94%) Software Developer
11 13 (7.60%) DevOps Engineer
11 13 (7.60%) Lead PHP Developer
12 9 (5.26%) Junior
12 9 (5.26%) Mid-Level PHP Developer
12 9 (5.26%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (69.01%) CSS
2 113 (66.08%) HTML
3 86 (50.29%) HTML5
3 86 (50.29%) jQuery
4 50 (29.24%) AngularJS
5 49 (28.65%) LEMP Stack
6 40 (23.39%) Laravel
7 32 (18.71%) CSS3
7 32 (18.71%) React
8 31 (18.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 27 (15.79%) CodeIgniter
10 22 (12.87%) Backbone.js
10 22 (12.87%) SOAP
10 22 (12.87%) Symfony
10 22 (12.87%) Vue.js
11 20 (11.70%) Ajax
12 16 (9.36%) PhoneGap
13 15 (8.77%) Memcached
13 15 (8.77%) Node.js
13 15 (8.77%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 23 (13.45%) Linux Command Line
2 14 (8.19%) Mobile App
3 10 (5.85%) Mobile Games
3 10 (5.85%) Online Games
4 9 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (3.51%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.17%) BBC
6 2 (1.17%) User Experience
7 1 (0.58%) iPad
7 1 (0.58%) Replication
7 1 (0.58%) Taxonomies
7 1 (0.58%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 91 (53.22%) Linux
2 18 (10.53%) Windows
3 14 (8.19%) Android
3 14 (8.19%) Apple iOS
4 9 (5.26%) Mac OS X
5 8 (4.68%) Mac OS
5 8 (4.68%) Windows Server
6 5 (2.92%) CentOS
7 2 (1.17%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.58%) Debian
8 1 (0.58%) Fedora
8 1 (0.58%) openSUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (42.69%) MVC
2 62 (36.26%) OOP
3 54 (31.58%) OO
4 41 (23.98%) Web Development
5 33 (19.30%) Agile Software Development
5 33 (19.30%) Scrum
6 30 (17.54%) E-Commerce
7 26 (15.20%) High Availability
8 23 (13.45%) Open Source
9 21 (12.28%) API Integration
9 21 (12.28%) Continuous Delivery
10 20 (11.70%) OO PHP
11 16 (9.36%) Business Intelligence
11 16 (9.36%) Kanban
11 16 (9.36%) TDD
12 14 (8.19%) DevOps
13 13 (7.60%) Android Development
13 13 (7.60%) iOS Development
14 11 (6.43%) Affiliate Marketing
15 10 (5.85%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 156 (91.23%) PHP
2 118 (69.01%) JavaScript
3 25 (14.62%) XPath
4 22 (12.87%) Java
5 21 (12.28%) PHP 7
6 12 (7.02%) Bash Shell
7 8 (4.68%) Python
8 4 (2.34%) C#
8 4 (2.34%) Ruby
8 4 (2.34%) VB.NET
9 3 (1.75%) C
9 3 (1.75%) Go
9 3 (1.75%) Objective-C
9 3 (1.75%) PHP 5
9 3 (1.75%) SQL
10 2 (1.17%) Apple Swift
11 1 (0.58%) C++
11 1 (0.58%) Dart
11 1 (0.58%) Perl
11 1 (0.58%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (3.51%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.09%) QA
2 1 (0.58%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (15.79%) Docker
2 7 (4.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.58%) Ceph
3 1 (0.58%) KVM
3 1 (0.58%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 35 (20.47%) Opscode Chef
2 15 (8.77%) Ansible
3 9 (5.26%) Puppet
4 1 (0.58%) cPanel
4 1 (0.58%) Grafana
4 1 (0.58%) Graphite
4 1 (0.58%) Icinga
4 1 (0.58%) Kibana
4 1 (0.58%) logstash
4 1 (0.58%) Nagios
4 1 (0.58%) Salt
Vendors
1 14 (8.19%) Zend
2 9 (5.26%) Adobe
3 8 (4.68%) Veeam
3 8 (4.68%) VMware
4 3 (1.75%) Google
5 2 (1.17%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.17%) Sage
6 1 (0.58%) Apple
6 1 (0.58%) Epicor
6 1 (0.58%) Infor
6 1 (0.58%) PayPal
6 1 (0.58%) SAP
6 1 (0.58%) Xamarin
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