Period
to 10 December 2018

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 December 2018 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 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 236 161 175
Rank change year-on-year -75 +14 +3
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 52 176 173
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.63% 1.76% 1.56%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.12% 4.60% 4.42%
Number of salaries quoted 41 166 167
West Midlands median annual salary £32,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% -6.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £17,500 £27,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £64,733 £45,000 £58,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -

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 2,453 3,825 3,918
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 29.76% 38.30% 35.28%
Number of salaries quoted 2,032 3,264 3,352
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £39,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.97% -2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £24,025
90th Percentile £67,500 £60,000 £59,900
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +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 10 December 2018.

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 December 2018. 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 -19 21 £64,733 +61.83% 9
Worcestershire -7 8 £32,500 -13.33% 9
Staffordshire +24 7 £19,000 -45.71% 2
Coventry +18 7 £30,000 -11.11%
Solihull -22 6 £26,000 -13.33%
Sutton Coldfield -24 2 - - 2
LAMP
England

For the 6 months to 10 December 2018, 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 44 (84.62%) PHP
2 35 (67.31%) MySQL
3 32 (61.54%) CSS
4 30 (57.69%) HTML
5 29 (55.77%) JavaScript
6 23 (44.23%) Linux
7 18 (34.62%) jQuery
7 18 (34.62%) Git (software)
8 17 (32.69%) Software Engineering
8 17 (32.69%) Apache
8 17 (32.69%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (30.77%) Web Development
10 15 (28.85%) AngularJS
11 14 (26.92%) SQL
12 13 (25.00%) Laravel
12 13 (25.00%) Redis
12 13 (25.00%) Front End Development
13 12 (23.08%) Degree
14 11 (21.15%) DevOps
15 10 (19.23%) User Experience
15 10 (19.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 10 (19.23%) IT Strategy
15 10 (19.23%) MongoDB
16 9 (17.31%) Scrum
16 9 (17.31%) TDD
16 9 (17.31%) Information Management
16 9 (17.31%) Java
16 9 (17.31%) NHS
16 9 (17.31%) NoSQL
16 9 (17.31%) Waterfall

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 17 (32.69%) Apache
2 9 (17.31%) Drupal
3 8 (15.38%) nginx
4 5 (9.62%) Tomcat
5 2 (3.85%) Joomla!
5 2 (3.85%) Moodle
5 2 (3.85%) WordPress
6 1 (1.92%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (7.69%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (17.31%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (15.38%) Amazon EC2
2 8 (15.38%) Amazon S3
3 7 (13.46%) GitHub
4 6 (11.54%) SaaS
5 5 (9.62%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (5.77%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (5.77%) Slack
6 3 (5.77%) Trello
7 2 (3.85%) Route 53
8 1 (1.92%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.54%) SSL
2 3 (5.77%) DNS
3 2 (3.85%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (67.31%) MySQL
2 13 (25.00%) Redis
3 10 (19.23%) MongoDB
4 9 (17.31%) NoSQL
5 8 (15.38%) Amazon RDS
6 6 (11.54%) InterSystems Cache
6 6 (11.54%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (3.85%) Amazon Aurora
8 1 (1.92%) Big Data
8 1 (1.92%) QlikView
8 1 (1.92%) SQL Server
8 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 18 (34.62%) Git (software)
2 6 (11.54%) Cucumber
2 6 (11.54%) JMeter
2 6 (11.54%) Protractor
2 6 (11.54%) Selenium
2 6 (11.54%) SoapUI
3 5 (9.62%) Jenkins
4 3 (5.77%) JIRA
4 3 (5.77%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.92%) GitLab
5 1 (1.92%) gulp
5 1 (1.92%) PhantomJS
5 1 (1.92%) PhpStorm
5 1 (1.92%) Subversion
5 1 (1.92%) webpack
General
1 1 (1.92%) Finance
1 1 (1.92%) Legal
1 1 (1.92%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 34 (65.38%) Developer
2 13 (25.00%) PHP Developer
3 10 (19.23%) Senior Developer
3 10 (19.23%) Web Developer
4 8 (15.38%) Junior
4 8 (15.38%) Junior Developer
4 8 (15.38%) Senior Web Developer
5 6 (11.54%) Graduate
5 6 (11.54%) Graduate Developer
6 5 (9.62%) Applications Engineer
6 5 (9.62%) Applications Support
6 5 (9.62%) Applications Support Engineer
6 5 (9.62%) LAMP Developer
6 5 (9.62%) Software Developer
6 5 (9.62%) Support Engineer
7 4 (7.69%) JavaScript Developer
7 4 (7.69%) PHP LAMP Developer
8 3 (5.77%) Applications Development Manager
8 3 (5.77%) Full Stack Developer
8 3 (5.77%) Senior Quality Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (61.54%) CSS
2 30 (57.69%) HTML
3 18 (34.62%) jQuery
4 15 (28.85%) AngularJS
5 13 (25.00%) Laravel
6 10 (19.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 9 (17.31%) React
8 8 (15.38%) LEMP Stack
8 8 (15.38%) Semantic UI
9 7 (13.46%) XML
10 6 (11.54%) LAPP Stack
11 5 (9.62%) Java EE
12 4 (7.69%) .NET
12 4 (7.69%) HTML5
13 3 (5.77%) CSS3
13 3 (5.77%) Elastic Stack
13 3 (5.77%) Node.js
13 3 (5.77%) Vue.js
14 2 (3.85%) CakePHP
15 1 (1.92%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 10 (19.23%) User Experience
2 9 (17.31%) NHS
3 8 (15.38%) Algorithms
4 5 (9.62%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.92%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.92%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.92%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 23 (44.23%) Linux
2 2 (3.85%) Ubuntu
2 2 (3.85%) Windows
3 1 (1.92%) Android
3 1 (1.92%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.92%) CentOS
3 1 (1.92%) Debian
3 1 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.92%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (32.69%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (32.69%) Software Engineering
2 16 (30.77%) Web Development
3 13 (25.00%) Front End Development
4 11 (21.15%) DevOps
5 10 (19.23%) IT Strategy
6 9 (17.31%) Information Management
6 9 (17.31%) Scrum
6 9 (17.31%) TDD
6 9 (17.31%) Waterfall
7 8 (15.38%) Business Development
7 8 (15.38%) Kanban
8 7 (13.46%) Responsive Web Design
9 6 (11.54%) BDD
9 6 (11.54%) Integration Testing
9 6 (11.54%) Non-Functional Testing
9 6 (11.54%) Regression Testing
9 6 (11.54%) Stress Testing
9 6 (11.54%) System Testing
9 6 (11.54%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 44 (84.62%) PHP
2 29 (55.77%) JavaScript
3 14 (26.92%) SQL
4 9 (17.31%) Java
5 7 (13.46%) Python
6 4 (7.69%) C#
7 3 (5.77%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.92%) C++
8 1 (1.92%) PHP 7
8 1 (1.92%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.92%) XPath
Qualifications
1 12 (23.08%) Degree
2 2 (3.85%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (3.85%) Master's Degree
3 1 (1.92%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (1.92%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (17.31%) QA
2 1 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.92%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (7.69%) Docker
2 2 (3.85%) VirtualBox
3 1 (1.92%) iptables
3 1 (1.92%) Squid
Systems Management
1 7 (13.46%) Puppet
2 5 (9.62%) Ansible
2 5 (9.62%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (3.85%) Packer
3 2 (3.85%) Prometheus
3 2 (3.85%) Terraform
4 1 (1.92%) Nagios
4 1 (1.92%) SELinux
Vendors
1 3 (5.77%) Microsoft
1 3 (5.77%) Okta
1 3 (5.77%) Red Hat
2 1 (1.92%) Adobe