The table below looks at the statistics for LAMP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bolton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LAMP over the 3 months to 7 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 34 - 31
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 4 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 2.94% - 0.80%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.26% - 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 1
Average salary £36,250 - £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
LAMP
Manchester

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bolton region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Bolton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
76 123 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 55.88% 76.40% 67.20%
Number of salaries quoted 69 121 74
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £30,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

LAMP
Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing LAMP across the Bolton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

LAMP Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

LAMP
Salary Trend in Bolton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LAMP across the Bolton region.

LAMP Salary Trend in Bolton

LAMP
Salary Histogram in Bolton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LAMP across the Bolton region over the 3 months to 7 May 2015.

LAMP Salary Histogram in Bolton

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 7 May 2015, IT jobs across the Bolton region citing LAMP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited LAMP.

1 7 (100.00%) PHP
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
1 7 (100.00%) Apache
1 7 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (71.43%) jQuery
2 5 (71.43%) MySQL
2 5 (71.43%) HTML
2 5 (71.43%) CSS
3 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (42.86%) Web Design
4 3 (42.86%) SEO
4 3 (42.86%) Migration
4 3 (42.86%) CMS
4 3 (42.86%) Drupal
4 3 (42.86%) Content Management
4 3 (42.86%) Adobe
4 3 (42.86%) W3C
4 3 (42.86%) Photoshop
4 3 (42.86%) Zurb Foundation
5 2 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (28.57%) Apache ServiceMix
5 2 (28.57%) Opsview
5 2 (28.57%) SaaS
5 2 (28.57%) Puppet
5 2 (28.57%) Sass
5 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
5 2 (28.57%) VPN
5 2 (28.57%) Shell Script
5 2 (28.57%) Nagios

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 7 May 2015, IT jobs across the Bolton region citing LAMP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited LAMP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (100.00%) Apache
2 3 (42.86%) CMS
2 3 (42.86%) Drupal
3 2 (28.57%) Apache ServiceMix
3 2 (28.57%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) VPN
1 2 (28.57%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (28.57%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
1 5 (71.43%) Web Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Web Designer
2 3 (42.86%) Designer
3 2 (28.57%) PHP Web Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) jQuery
1 5 (71.43%) HTML
1 5 (71.43%) CSS
2 3 (42.86%) Zurb Foundation
3 2 (28.57%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) W3C
2 2 (28.57%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Web Design
2 3 (42.86%) SEO
2 3 (42.86%) Migration
2 3 (42.86%) Content Management
3 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
3 2 (28.57%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) PHP
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 2 (28.57%) Shell Script
2 2 (28.57%) Ruby
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (28.57%) Opsview
1 2 (28.57%) Puppet
1 2 (28.57%) Nagios
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Adobe
2 2 (28.57%) Zend