Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 170 178 185
Rank change year-on-year +8 +7 +15
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 163 182 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.63% 1.59% 1.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.22% 4.52% 3.66%
Number of salaries quoted 150 172 125
West Midlands median annual salary £34,250 £37,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.67% +15.38% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £23,500 £25,100
90th Percentile £44,550 £58,750 £45,900
England median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.18% - -

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 3860 4024 3882
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 38.51% 35.15% 35.51%
Number of salaries quoted 3323 3425 3485
West Midlands median annual salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% - -
10th Percentile £24,250 £23,750 £23,750
90th Percentile £59,250 £58,750 £56,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 19 November 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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 +25 50 £40,000 +14.29% 1
Warwickshire -33 27 £33,750 -15.63% 1
Solihull +7 21 £32,500 - 1
Worcestershire -9 16 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Shropshire +4 13 £31,000 +24.00%
Halesowen - 13 £32,500 - 1
Staffordshire +1 9 £35,000 -36.36%
Coventry +13 6 £33,750 -19.64%
Sutton Coldfield +10 1 £31,000 +3.33%
Herefordshire - 1 £24,000 - 1
LAMP
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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.

1 142 (87.12%) PHP
2 133 (81.60%) MySQL
3 124 (76.07%) JavaScript
4 104 (63.80%) HTML
5 99 (60.74%) CSS
6 73 (44.79%) Linux
6 73 (44.79%) Web Development
7 64 (39.26%) Apache
8 60 (36.81%) Laravel
9 52 (31.90%) jQuery
10 51 (31.29%) HTML5
11 49 (30.06%) Git (software)
12 44 (26.99%) CSS3
13 39 (23.93%) MVC
14 37 (22.70%) Front End Development
14 37 (22.70%) LEMP Stack
15 36 (22.09%) AngularJS
16 33 (20.25%) Marketing
16 33 (20.25%) API Integration
17 32 (19.63%) OO
17 32 (19.63%) E-Commerce
17 32 (19.63%) Amazon AWS
18 30 (18.40%) OO PHP
19 28 (17.18%) NoSQL
20 27 (16.56%) nginx
21 26 (15.95%) Business Intelligence
21 26 (15.95%) Node.js
22 25 (15.34%) React
22 25 (15.34%) OOP
22 25 (15.34%) CMS

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 64 (39.26%) Apache
2 27 (16.56%) nginx
3 25 (15.34%) CMS
4 20 (12.27%) WordPress
5 13 (7.98%) Drupal
6 10 (6.13%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.23%) Moodle
7 2 (1.23%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.61%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.61%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.61%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.61%) JBoss
8 1 (0.61%) Joomla!
8 1 (0.61%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.61%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.45%) Shopify
2 2 (1.23%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 32 (19.63%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (9.82%) GitHub
3 10 (6.13%) Amazon EC2
3 10 (6.13%) Amazon S3
3 10 (6.13%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 10 (6.13%) npm
4 8 (4.91%) AdWords
4 8 (4.91%) Google Analytics
5 5 (3.07%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (1.23%) Linode
7 1 (0.61%) Bluemix
7 1 (0.61%) IBM Cloud
7 1 (0.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (12.27%) DNS
2 14 (8.59%) SSH
3 8 (4.91%) DHCP
3 8 (4.91%) Firewall
3 8 (4.91%) Internet
3 8 (4.91%) TCP/IP
3 8 (4.91%) VPN
4 6 (3.68%) Asterisk PBX
5 1 (0.61%) FTP
5 1 (0.61%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 133 (81.60%) MySQL
2 28 (17.18%) NoSQL
3 20 (12.27%) SQL Server
4 17 (10.43%) MongoDB
5 10 (6.13%) Amazon RDS
6 8 (4.91%) Redis
7 7 (4.29%) MariaDB
8 1 (0.61%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.61%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.61%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 49 (30.06%) Git (software)
2 16 (9.82%) Vagrant
3 11 (6.75%) gulp
3 11 (6.75%) webpack
4 10 (6.13%) GitLab
4 10 (6.13%) PhantomJS
5 9 (5.52%) Subversion
6 8 (4.91%) PHPUnit
7 5 (3.07%) jMock
7 5 (3.07%) JUnit
7 5 (3.07%) Mockito
8 2 (1.23%) Grunt
8 2 (1.23%) PEAR
9 1 (0.61%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.61%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.61%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.61%) JIRA
9 1 (0.61%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.61%) Selenium
9 1 (0.61%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 33 (20.25%) Marketing
2 23 (14.11%) Games
3 16 (9.82%) Back Office
4 14 (8.59%) Advertising
4 14 (8.59%) Retail
5 10 (6.13%) Electronics
5 10 (6.13%) Manufacturing
5 10 (6.13%) Telecoms
6 8 (4.91%) Automotive
6 8 (4.91%) Banking
6 8 (4.91%) Finance
Job Titles
1 142 (87.12%) Developer
2 121 (74.23%) PHP Developer
3 52 (31.90%) Web Developer
4 46 (28.22%) PHP Web Developer
5 35 (21.47%) Senior Developer
6 32 (19.63%) Senior PHP Developer
7 31 (19.02%) LAMP Developer
8 29 (17.79%) PHP LAMP Developer
9 27 (16.56%) JavaScript Developer
10 22 (13.50%) Senior Web Developer
11 21 (12.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 21 (12.88%) HTML CSS Developer
11 21 (12.88%) HTML Developer
12 20 (12.27%) Senior PHP Web Developer
13 15 (9.20%) Administrator
13 15 (9.20%) Systems Administrator
14 14 (8.59%) Senior LAMP Developer
15 13 (7.98%) Linux Administrator
15 13 (7.98%) Linux Systems Administrator
16 12 (7.36%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (63.80%) HTML
2 99 (60.74%) CSS
3 60 (36.81%) Laravel
4 52 (31.90%) jQuery
5 51 (31.29%) HTML5
6 44 (26.99%) CSS3
7 37 (22.70%) LEMP Stack
8 36 (22.09%) AngularJS
9 26 (15.95%) Node.js
10 25 (15.34%) React
11 22 (13.50%) CodeIgniter
12 21 (12.88%) RESTful
13 19 (11.66%) Symfony
13 19 (11.66%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 18 (11.04%) Vue (Vue.js)
15 14 (8.59%) Sass
15 14 (8.59%) Web Services
16 12 (7.36%) LESS
16 12 (7.36%) SOAP
17 11 (6.75%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.82%) Online Games
2 14 (8.59%) BBC
3 12 (7.36%) Greenfield Project
4 10 (6.13%) Linux Command Line
5 6 (3.68%) User Experience
6 5 (3.07%) Blog
7 3 (1.84%) iPad
7 3 (1.84%) Mobile Games
8 2 (1.23%) Learning Management System
8 2 (1.23%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.23%) Replication
8 2 (1.23%) W3C
9 1 (0.61%) Clustering
9 1 (0.61%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 73 (44.79%) Linux
2 18 (11.04%) Windows
3 16 (9.82%) Ubuntu
4 11 (6.75%) Android
5 10 (6.13%) Apple iOS
5 10 (6.13%) CentOS
5 10 (6.13%) Mac OS X
6 7 (4.29%) Debian
6 7 (4.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (44.79%) Web Development
2 39 (23.93%) MVC
3 37 (22.70%) Front End Development
4 33 (20.25%) API Integration
5 32 (19.63%) E-Commerce
5 32 (19.63%) OO
6 30 (18.40%) OO PHP
7 26 (15.95%) Business Intelligence
8 25 (15.34%) OOP
9 19 (11.66%) Agile Software Development
10 16 (9.82%) DevOps
10 16 (9.82%) Project Management
11 14 (8.59%) Content Management
11 14 (8.59%) Line Management
12 13 (7.98%) Open Source
13 12 (7.36%) Mobile Development
14 10 (6.13%) Unit Testing
15 9 (5.52%) Analytics
15 9 (5.52%) Digital Marketing
15 9 (5.52%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 142 (87.12%) PHP
2 124 (76.07%) JavaScript
3 13 (7.98%) Bash Shell
4 12 (7.36%) PHP 7
5 10 (6.13%) Java
5 10 (6.13%) PHP 5
5 10 (6.13%) XPath
6 9 (5.52%) Ruby
7 8 (4.91%) C
7 8 (4.91%) Shell Script
8 5 (3.07%) Go
9 4 (2.45%) ES6
10 3 (1.84%) Python
10 3 (1.84%) SQL
11 2 (1.23%) C++
11 2 (1.23%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.61%) C#
12 1 (0.61%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 2 (1.23%) Degree
2 1 (0.61%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.61%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.91%) QA
2 1 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 18 (11.04%) Docker
2 6 (3.68%) KVM
2 6 (3.68%) pfSense
2 6 (3.68%) Samba
2 6 (3.68%) Virtual Servers
2 6 (3.68%) VirtualBox
3 2 (1.23%) Gluster
4 1 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.61%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (7.98%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (4.29%) Ansible
2 7 (4.29%) Puppet
3 6 (3.68%) Salt
4 2 (1.23%) HAProxy
4 2 (1.23%) Nagios
5 1 (0.61%) Mesos
Vendors
1 18 (11.04%) Google
2 5 (3.07%) Progress
2 5 (3.07%) Zend
3 2 (1.23%) WooCommerce
4 1 (0.61%) Black Duck
4 1 (0.61%) Cognos
4 1 (0.61%) Facebook
4 1 (0.61%) IBM
4 1 (0.61%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.61%) MuleSoft
4 1 (0.61%) Oracle
4 1 (0.61%) SAP
4 1 (0.61%) TIBCO
4 1 (0.61%) Twitter
4 1 (0.61%) Veracode
4 1 (0.61%) VMware
4 1 (0.61%) WSO2