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 2 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 103 97 107
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +10
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 4 24 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.28% 1.32% 0.97%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.70% 3.05% 2.02%
Number of salaries quoted 4 22 17
Average salary £37,500 £27,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.36% -8.33%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
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
574 787 841
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 40.34% 43.38% 47.78%
Number of salaries quoted 503 689 785
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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 (73.91%) JavaScript
2 13 (56.52%) PHP
2 13 (56.52%) HTML
2 13 (56.52%) CSS
3 12 (52.17%) Line Management
4 10 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (39.13%) .NET
5 9 (39.13%) C#
5 9 (39.13%) Mentoring
6 8 (34.78%) Waterfall
6 8 (34.78%) Computer Science
6 8 (34.78%) jQuery
6 8 (34.78%) SQL
6 8 (34.78%) C
6 8 (34.78%) SQL Server
6 8 (34.78%) UML
6 8 (34.78%) Python
6 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
6 8 (34.78%) SharePoint
6 8 (34.78%) SOA
6 8 (34.78%) MVC
6 8 (34.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (30.43%) MySQL
7 7 (30.43%) Windows
8 6 (26.09%) Java
8 6 (26.09%) Degree
9 5 (21.74%) Linux
10 4 (17.39%) Apache
10 4 (17.39%) Web Services
10 4 (17.39%) C++

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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 8 (34.78%) SharePoint
2 4 (17.39%) Apache
2 4 (17.39%) Node.js
3 3 (13.04%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 4 (17.39%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) Firewall
1 3 (13.04%) SAN
1 3 (13.04%) Internet
2 1 (4.35%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (34.78%) SQL Server
1 8 (34.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (30.43%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.35%) JIRA
General
1 1 (4.35%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Developer
2 5 (21.74%) Development Manager
2 5 (21.74%) Graduate
3 4 (17.39%) Team Leader
3 4 (17.39%) Graduate Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Development Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Software Team Leader
4 3 (13.04%) Development Team Leader
4 3 (13.04%) Software Development Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Graduate Software Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Service Manager
4 3 (13.04%) Applications Manager
4 3 (13.04%) Lead Software Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Software Development Team Leader
4 3 (13.04%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Software Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Software Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Junior
5 2 (8.70%) Junior Developer
6 1 (4.35%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (56.52%) HTML
1 13 (56.52%) CSS
2 9 (39.13%) .NET
3 8 (34.78%) jQuery
4 4 (17.39%) Web Services
5 3 (13.04%) XHTML
6 2 (8.70%) HTML5
7 1 (4.35%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (4.35%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 8 (34.78%) Computer Science
2 3 (13.04%) Internet of Things
2 3 (13.04%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.35%) Digital Media
3 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) Mathematics
3 1 (4.35%) Physics
3 1 (4.35%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 7 (30.43%) Windows
2 5 (21.74%) Linux
3 4 (17.39%) Android
3 4 (17.39%) Apple iOS
4 3 (13.04%) Oracle Linux
4 3 (13.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (13.04%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) Line Management
2 10 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (39.13%) Mentoring
4 8 (34.78%) Waterfall
4 8 (34.78%) UML
4 8 (34.78%) SOA
4 8 (34.78%) MVC
5 4 (17.39%) Web Application Development
6 2 (8.70%) Open Source
6 2 (8.70%) DevOps
7 1 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (4.35%) Asset Management
7 1 (4.35%) Project Planning
7 1 (4.35%) Web Development
7 1 (4.35%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 17 (73.91%) JavaScript
2 13 (56.52%) PHP
3 9 (39.13%) C#
4 8 (34.78%) SQL
4 8 (34.78%) C
4 8 (34.78%) Python
5 6 (26.09%) Java
6 4 (17.39%) C++
7 2 (8.70%) Perl
8 1 (4.35%) Go
8 1 (4.35%) PHP5
8 1 (4.35%) Erlang
8 1 (4.35%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (13.04%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Nagios
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.04%) VMware
2 3 (13.04%) Oracle
2 3 (13.04%) Red Hat
2 3 (13.04%) Cisco
3 1 (4.35%) Atlassian
3 1 (4.35%) Zend
3 1 (4.35%) Fujitsu
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Arcus Global
Salary: up to £25k
Posted: 8 days ago