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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LAMP Stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL/MariaDB, PHP/Perl/Python)
Rank 105 92 96
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +4
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 12 24 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.80% 1.45% 1.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.69% 3.42% 3.18%
Number of salaries quoted 10 23 13
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,400 £21,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,900 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
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
709 702 597
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 47.08% 42.31% 41.31%
Number of salaries quoted 599 582 527
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £50,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

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 12 February 2016.

LAMP Salary Histogram in Cambridge

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 17 (100.00%) MySQL
1 17 (100.00%) Linux
2 16 (94.12%) Apache
3 13 (76.47%) PHP
4 12 (70.59%) HTML
4 12 (70.59%) JavaScript
4 12 (70.59%) CSS
5 11 (64.71%) Git (software)
6 9 (52.94%) Perl
7 7 (41.18%) OO
7 7 (41.18%) Ajax
7 7 (41.18%) jQuery
7 7 (41.18%) API Development
8 6 (35.29%) Issue Tracking
8 6 (35.29%) Front End Development
8 6 (35.29%) High Availability
8 6 (35.29%) JSON
8 6 (35.29%) XML
8 6 (35.29%) CRM
9 5 (29.41%) Python
9 5 (29.41%) Configuration Management
9 5 (29.41%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (29.41%) Opscode Chef
9 5 (29.41%) LAPP Stack
10 4 (23.53%) Windows Server
10 4 (23.53%) HAProxy
10 4 (23.53%) KVM
10 4 (23.53%) Data Visualisation
10 4 (23.53%) ITIL V3
10 4 (23.53%) iptables

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 16 (94.12%) Apache
2 4 (23.53%) JBoss
3 2 (11.76%) Apache Solr
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (11.76%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (5.88%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) SSL
2 2 (11.76%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (100.00%) MySQL
2 5 (29.41%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
3 4 (23.53%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (64.71%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Advertising
2 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.88%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Developer
2 6 (35.29%) PHP Developer
3 5 (29.41%) Linux Engineer
3 5 (29.41%) Senior Developer
3 5 (29.41%) Senior PHP Developer
4 4 (23.53%) Linux Support
4 4 (23.53%) Linux Support Engineer
4 4 (23.53%) Support Engineer
4 4 (23.53%) Web Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Linux Developer
5 2 (11.76%) MySQL Developer
6 1 (5.88%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Lead Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 1 (5.88%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Linux Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (70.59%) CSS
1 12 (70.59%) HTML
2 7 (41.18%) Ajax
2 7 (41.18%) jQuery
3 6 (35.29%) JSON
3 6 (35.29%) XML
4 5 (29.41%) LAPP Stack
5 3 (17.65%) Web Services
6 1 (5.88%) CSS3
6 1 (5.88%) HTML5
6 1 (5.88%) LESS
6 1 (5.88%) mod_perl
6 1 (5.88%) RESTful
6 1 (5.88%) Sass
6 1 (5.88%) WAMP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Biology
1 4 (23.53%) Computer Science
1 4 (23.53%) Replication
1 4 (23.53%) Visualisation
2 2 (11.76%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (23.53%) CentOS
2 4 (23.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (23.53%) Windows
2 4 (23.53%) Windows Server
2 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) API Development
1 7 (41.18%) OO
2 6 (35.29%) CRM
2 6 (35.29%) Front End Development
2 6 (35.29%) High Availability
2 6 (35.29%) Issue Tracking
3 5 (29.41%) Configuration Management
4 4 (23.53%) Bioinformatics
4 4 (23.53%) Data Visualisation
4 4 (23.53%) ITIL
4 4 (23.53%) ITIL V3
4 4 (23.53%) Load Balancing
4 4 (23.53%) Project Management
4 4 (23.53%) Software Testing
4 4 (23.53%) Web Development
5 1 (5.88%) API Design
5 1 (5.88%) DevOps
5 1 (5.88%) Reverse Engineering
5 1 (5.88%) Server Building
5 1 (5.88%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 13 (76.47%) PHP
2 12 (70.59%) JavaScript
3 9 (52.94%) Perl
4 5 (29.41%) Python
5 4 (23.53%) Bash Shell
5 4 (23.53%) Java
5 4 (23.53%) Ruby
5 4 (23.53%) SQL
5 4 (23.53%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) LPIC
1 4 (23.53%) RHCE
2 3 (17.65%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) iptables
1 4 (23.53%) KVM
1 4 (23.53%) Postfix
1 4 (23.53%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (29.41%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (23.53%) HAProxy
3 1 (5.88%) Puppet
3 1 (5.88%) Salt
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Red Hat
1 4 (23.53%) Sun
2 1 (5.88%) DoubleClick
2 1 (5.88%) Google
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