The table below looks at the statistics for LAMP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LAMP over the 3 months to 25 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 100 85 88
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +3
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 14 26 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.82% 1.74% 1.83%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.16% 4.15% 3.97%
Number of salaries quoted 13 18 32
Average salary £22,500 £40,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-43.75% +3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £38,500 £27,750
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
LAMP
Cambridgeshire

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 Cambridge region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
647 626 957
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 37.77% 41.82% 45.97%
Number of salaries quoted 543 524 834
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

LAMP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

LAMP Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

LAMP
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

LAMP Salary Trend in Cambridge

LAMP
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LAMP across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 25 November 2014.

LAMP Salary Histogram in Cambridge

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 25 (78.13%) PHP
2 19 (59.38%) HTML
2 19 (59.38%) MySQL
2 19 (59.38%) CSS
3 17 (53.13%) JavaScript
4 16 (50.00%) Degree
5 11 (34.38%) Computer Science
6 10 (31.25%) SQL
6 10 (31.25%) XHTML
7 9 (28.13%) Python
7 9 (28.13%) HTML5
7 9 (28.13%) CSS3
8 8 (25.00%) PHP5
8 8 (25.00%) Linux
9 7 (21.88%) Web Services
9 7 (21.88%) Symfony
9 7 (21.88%) Zend
9 7 (21.88%) Web Application Development
10 6 (18.75%) E-Commerce
10 6 (18.75%) C
11 5 (15.63%) .NET
11 5 (15.63%) Zend Framework
11 5 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
12 4 (12.50%) Web Development
12 4 (12.50%) MVC
12 4 (12.50%) Puppet
12 4 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
12 4 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
12 4 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
12 4 (12.50%) DevOps

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 3 (9.38%) Drupal
1 3 (9.38%) WordPress
1 3 (9.38%) OpenStack
2 2 (6.25%) CMS
2 2 (6.25%) Apache
3 1 (3.13%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.13%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.13%) Google Apps
2 1 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.38%) ZigBee
2 1 (3.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (59.38%) MySQL
2 3 (9.38%) MongoDB
3 2 (6.25%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.13%) Redis
4 1 (3.13%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Git (software)
1 3 (9.38%) Jenkins
2 2 (6.25%) Subversion
3 1 (3.13%) Hudson
General
1 2 (6.25%) Finance
1 2 (6.25%) Retail
2 1 (3.13%) Marketing
2 1 (3.13%) Legal
2 1 (3.13%) Banking
2 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (84.38%) Developer
2 12 (37.50%) PHP Developer
3 10 (31.25%) Graduate Software Developer
3 10 (31.25%) Graduate Developer
3 10 (31.25%) Graduate
3 10 (31.25%) Software Developer
4 7 (21.88%) Senior Developer
5 4 (12.50%) Junior Developer
5 4 (12.50%) Junior
5 4 (12.50%) Web Developer
5 4 (12.50%) Senior PHP Developer
5 4 (12.50%) PHP Web Developer
5 4 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) PHP LAMP Developer
6 3 (9.38%) Senior .NET Developer
6 3 (9.38%) .NET Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Programmer
7 2 (6.25%) Junior Software Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Web Programmer
7 2 (6.25%) PHP MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (59.38%) HTML
1 19 (59.38%) CSS
2 10 (31.25%) XHTML
3 9 (28.13%) HTML5
3 9 (28.13%) CSS3
4 7 (21.88%) Web Services
4 7 (21.88%) Symfony
5 5 (15.63%) Zend Framework
5 5 (15.63%) .NET
6 3 (9.38%) .NET Framework
6 3 (9.38%) RESTful
7 2 (6.25%) Ajax
7 2 (6.25%) Laravel
7 2 (6.25%) XML
7 2 (6.25%) CakePHP
8 1 (3.13%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 11 (34.38%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.25%) Blog
2 2 (6.25%) User Experience
2 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.25%) N-Tier
3 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.00%) Linux
2 3 (9.38%) Debian
2 3 (9.38%) Ubuntu
2 3 (9.38%) Android
2 3 (9.38%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.13%) CentOS
3 1 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.88%) Web Application Development
2 6 (18.75%) E-Commerce
3 5 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (12.50%) MVC
4 4 (12.50%) Web Development
4 4 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (12.50%) DevOps
5 3 (9.38%) Analytics
5 3 (9.38%) User Stories
5 3 (9.38%) Android Development
5 3 (9.38%) iOS Development
5 3 (9.38%) OO PHP
5 3 (9.38%) Scrum
5 3 (9.38%) OO
6 2 (6.25%) OOP
6 2 (6.25%) Content Management
6 2 (6.25%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (3.13%) Configuration Management
7 1 (3.13%) Creative Marketing
Programming Languages
1 25 (78.13%) PHP
2 17 (53.13%) JavaScript
3 10 (31.25%) SQL
4 9 (28.13%) Python
5 8 (25.00%) PHP5
6 6 (18.75%) C
7 3 (9.38%) Java
7 3 (9.38%) Perl
8 1 (3.13%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 16 (50.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Xen
1 1 (3.13%) Varnish
1 1 (3.13%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (12.50%) Puppet
1 4 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.13%) Vagrant
2 1 (3.13%) ZABBIX
2 1 (3.13%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 7 (21.88%) Zend
2 1 (3.13%) SolarWinds
2 1 (3.13%) New Relic
2 1 (3.13%) Cisco
2 1 (3.13%) Red Hat
2 1 (3.13%) Google
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