Period
to 20 March 2019

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 20 March 2019 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
20 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 230 197 162
Rank change year-on-year -33 -35 -8
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 53 121 164
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.67% 1.23% 1.65%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.18% 3.42% 4.49%
Number of salaries quoted 47 118 170
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £35,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +35.71% -2.78% -4.00%
10th Percentile £26,500 £27,500 £25,500
90th Percentile £66,840 £45,000 £57,625
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -2.44%

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 2,426 3,534 3,654
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 30.59% 35.86% 36.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1,955 2,883 3,209
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £60,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

LAMP
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing LAMP as a percentage 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

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 6 months to 20 March 2019.

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 20 March 2019. 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 +15 36 £50,000 +25.00% 7
Sutton Coldfield +2 9 £35,000 -9.09% 1
Coventry +31 5 £30,000 -18.92% 4
Worcestershire -21 3 £55,000 +46.67% 3
Staffordshire +22 2 £19,000 -44.93% 1
Wolverhampton - 2 £35,000 - 2
Solihull -24 1 - - 2
LAMP
England

For the 6 months to 20 March 2019, 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 41 (77.36%) PHP
2 33 (62.26%) MySQL
3 28 (52.83%) Linux
4 27 (50.94%) CSS
5 25 (47.17%) HTML
6 23 (43.40%) SQL
7 20 (37.74%) jQuery
8 19 (35.85%) Software Engineering
9 18 (33.96%) Apache
9 18 (33.96%) Agile Software Development
9 18 (33.96%) Redis
10 17 (32.08%) DevOps
10 17 (32.08%) Git (software)
11 15 (28.30%) JavaScript
11 15 (28.30%) Laravel
12 14 (26.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 13 (24.53%) XML
13 13 (24.53%) Degree
13 13 (24.53%) Front End Development
14 12 (22.64%) Amazon AWS
15 11 (20.75%) Puppet
15 11 (20.75%) MongoDB
15 11 (20.75%) Web Development
15 11 (20.75%) Python
15 11 (20.75%) IT Strategy
15 11 (20.75%) Docker
15 11 (20.75%) GitHub
16 10 (18.87%) Jenkins
17 9 (16.98%) User Experience
17 9 (16.98%) Amazon Aurora

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 18 (33.96%) Apache
2 9 (16.98%) Drupal
3 8 (15.09%) nginx
4 6 (11.32%) WordPress
5 4 (7.55%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.89%) CMS
6 1 (1.89%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (9.43%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (3.77%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 12 (22.64%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (20.75%) GitHub
3 8 (15.09%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (15.09%) Amazon S3
4 7 (13.21%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (11.32%) SaaS
6 5 (9.43%) Sage Pay
7 4 (7.55%) AWS CloudFormation
7 4 (7.55%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 4 (7.55%) Route 53
8 3 (5.66%) Slack
8 3 (5.66%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.32%) DNS
1 6 (11.32%) SSL
2 5 (9.43%) Internet
3 4 (7.55%) OpenVPN
4 3 (5.66%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (62.26%) MySQL
2 18 (33.96%) Redis
3 11 (20.75%) MongoDB
4 9 (16.98%) Amazon Aurora
5 8 (15.09%) Amazon RDS
5 8 (15.09%) NoSQL
6 6 (11.32%) InterSystems Cache
6 6 (11.32%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (32.08%) Git (software)
2 10 (18.87%) Jenkins
3 6 (11.32%) Cucumber
3 6 (11.32%) JMeter
3 6 (11.32%) Protractor
3 6 (11.32%) Selenium
3 6 (11.32%) SoapUI
4 3 (5.66%) JIRA
4 3 (5.66%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (3.77%) Bitbucket
6 1 (1.89%) JSUnit
6 1 (1.89%) PhpStorm
General
1 8 (15.09%) Marketing
2 5 (9.43%) Retail
3 3 (5.66%) Advertising
4 2 (3.77%) Legal
5 1 (1.89%) Finance
Job Titles
1 30 (56.60%) Developer
2 14 (26.42%) PHP Developer
2 14 (26.42%) Senior Developer
3 8 (15.09%) Senior Web Developer
3 8 (15.09%) Web Developer
4 7 (13.21%) DevOps Engineer
5 6 (11.32%) Senior PHP Developer
6 5 (9.43%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 5 (9.43%) Lead Developer
6 5 (9.43%) Lead PHP Developer
6 5 (9.43%) MySQL Developer
6 5 (9.43%) PHP Laravel Developer
6 5 (9.43%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 5 (9.43%) SaaS Developer
6 5 (9.43%) Senior MySQL Developer
7 4 (7.55%) Applications Engineer
7 4 (7.55%) Applications Support
7 4 (7.55%) Applications Support Engineer
7 4 (7.55%) Support Engineer
8 3 (5.66%) Application Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (50.94%) CSS
2 25 (47.17%) HTML
3 20 (37.74%) jQuery
4 15 (28.30%) Laravel
5 14 (26.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 13 (24.53%) XML
7 8 (15.09%) LEMP Stack
7 8 (15.09%) Semantic UI
8 7 (13.21%) AngularJS
8 7 (13.21%) React
9 6 (11.32%) JSON
9 6 (11.32%) LAPP Stack
10 5 (9.43%) CSS3
11 4 (7.55%) .NET
11 4 (7.55%) Java EE
12 3 (5.66%) Elastic Stack
12 3 (5.66%) Web Services
13 2 (3.77%) Sass
14 1 (1.89%) HTML5
14 1 (1.89%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.98%) NHS
1 9 (16.98%) User Experience
2 8 (15.09%) Algorithms
3 5 (9.43%) Linux Command Line
4 3 (5.66%) New Media
4 3 (5.66%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.89%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.89%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 28 (52.83%) Linux
2 4 (7.55%) Ubuntu
3 3 (5.66%) Android
3 3 (5.66%) Apple iOS
4 2 (3.77%) CentOS
4 2 (3.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.89%) Debian
5 1 (1.89%) Windows
5 1 (1.89%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (35.85%) Software Engineering
2 18 (33.96%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (32.08%) DevOps
4 13 (24.53%) Front End Development
5 11 (20.75%) IT Strategy
5 11 (20.75%) Web Development
6 9 (16.98%) Information Management
6 9 (16.98%) Scrum
6 9 (16.98%) TDD
6 9 (16.98%) Test Automation
6 9 (16.98%) Waterfall
7 8 (15.09%) Business Development
7 8 (15.09%) Digital Marketing
7 8 (15.09%) OO
7 8 (15.09%) Unit Testing
8 7 (13.21%) Kanban
9 6 (11.32%) BDD
9 6 (11.32%) Integration Testing
9 6 (11.32%) Stress Testing
9 6 (11.32%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 41 (77.36%) PHP
2 23 (43.40%) SQL
3 15 (28.30%) JavaScript
4 11 (20.75%) Python
5 7 (13.21%) Java
6 6 (11.32%) Shell Script
7 4 (7.55%) C#
8 3 (5.66%) Bash Shell
9 2 (3.77%) Lua
10 1 (1.89%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (24.53%) Degree
2 4 (7.55%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (5.66%) HND
4 2 (3.77%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (3.77%) RHCE
5 1 (1.89%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (16.98%) QA
2 2 (3.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.89%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (20.75%) Docker
2 5 (9.43%) Varnish
3 4 (7.55%) VirtualBox
4 2 (3.77%) iptables
4 2 (3.77%) Squid
Systems Management
1 11 (20.75%) Puppet
2 6 (11.32%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (7.55%) Ansible
3 4 (7.55%) Packer
3 4 (7.55%) Prometheus
3 4 (7.55%) Terraform
4 3 (5.66%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 2 (3.77%) Nagios
5 2 (3.77%) SELinux
6 1 (1.89%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 3 (5.66%) Microsoft
1 3 (5.66%) Okta
1 3 (5.66%) Red Hat
2 1 (1.89%) Adobe