The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Cambridge region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 93 88 104
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +16
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 26 28 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.46% 1.69% 0.88%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.25% 3.68% 1.67%
Number of salaries quoted 24 28 14
Average salary £29,500 £41,250 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.48% -1.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £36,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £45,000 £49,250
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
799 761 957
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 44.81% 45.90% 52.84%
Number of salaries quoted 671 722 846
Average salary £40,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
LAMP
Cambridgeshire

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 29 July 2014.

LAMP Salary Histogram in Cambridge

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 35 (77.78%) PHP
2 29 (64.44%) MySQL
3 21 (46.67%) Python
3 21 (46.67%) OO
4 20 (44.44%) Degree
5 17 (37.78%) JavaScript
6 16 (35.56%) OO PHP
7 14 (31.11%) Computer Science
8 12 (26.67%) Web Development
8 12 (26.67%) Subversion
8 12 (26.67%) Web Services
9 11 (24.44%) Scrum
9 11 (24.44%) Apple iOS
9 11 (24.44%) Android
10 10 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (22.22%) Git (software)
10 10 (22.22%) Android Development
10 10 (22.22%) iOS Development
10 10 (22.22%) MVC
10 10 (22.22%) Linux
10 10 (22.22%) OOP
10 10 (22.22%) Java
11 9 (20.00%) CMS
11 9 (20.00%) Software Engineering
11 9 (20.00%) PHP5
12 8 (17.78%) HTML
12 8 (17.78%) .NET
13 7 (15.56%) Ajax
13 7 (15.56%) jQuery
13 7 (15.56%) ZigBee

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 9 (20.00%) CMS
2 4 (8.89%) Apache
3 2 (4.44%) OpenStack
3 2 (4.44%) Drupal
4 1 (2.22%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) CubeCart
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.89%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (8.89%) SaaS
2 3 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.56%) ZigBee
2 1 (2.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (64.44%) MySQL
2 7 (15.56%) MongoDB
3 3 (6.67%) Relational Database
3 3 (6.67%) SQLite
4 2 (4.44%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (26.67%) Subversion
2 10 (22.22%) Git (software)
3 3 (6.67%) Eclipse
3 3 (6.67%) Xcode
4 2 (4.44%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (4.44%) Pharmaceutical
1 2 (4.44%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 40 (88.89%) Developer
2 18 (40.00%) PHP Developer
3 12 (26.67%) Web Developer
4 9 (20.00%) Junior
4 9 (20.00%) Junior Developer
5 7 (15.56%) PHP LAMP Developer
6 5 (11.11%) Graduate
6 5 (11.11%) Graduate Developer
7 4 (8.89%) Cloud Developer
8 3 (6.67%) Web Engineer
8 3 (6.67%) Development Engineer
8 3 (6.67%) Junior Software Developer
8 3 (6.67%) PHP Web Developer
8 3 (6.67%) Graduate Software Developer
8 3 (6.67%) Software Developer
9 2 (4.44%) Senior Developer
9 2 (4.44%) Senior PHP Developer
9 2 (4.44%) PHP Drupal Developer
9 2 (4.44%) DevOps Engineer
10 1 (2.22%) PHP MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (26.67%) Web Services
2 8 (17.78%) HTML
2 8 (17.78%) .NET
3 7 (15.56%) jQuery
3 7 (15.56%) RESTful
3 7 (15.56%) Ajax
4 6 (13.33%) CSS
4 6 (13.33%) XML
5 5 (11.11%) Symfony
6 4 (8.89%) JSON
6 4 (8.89%) SOAP
6 4 (8.89%) Smarty
7 3 (6.67%) HTML5
7 3 (6.67%) iOS SDK
7 3 (6.67%) J2EE
7 3 (6.67%) XHTML
7 3 (6.67%) J2ME
7 3 (6.67%) Cocoa
7 3 (6.67%) CakePHP
7 3 (6.67%) Cocoa Touch
Miscellaneous
1 14 (31.11%) Computer Science
2 7 (15.56%) Mobile App
3 4 (8.89%) Mathematics
3 4 (8.89%) Physics
4 2 (4.44%) N-Tier
4 2 (4.44%) Blog
4 2 (4.44%) iPhone
4 2 (4.44%) Open Source
4 2 (4.44%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 11 (24.44%) Android
1 11 (24.44%) Apple iOS
2 10 (22.22%) Linux
3 2 (4.44%) Debian
3 2 (4.44%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (46.67%) OO
2 16 (35.56%) OO PHP
3 12 (26.67%) Web Development
4 11 (24.44%) Scrum
5 10 (22.22%) OOP
5 10 (22.22%) MVC
5 10 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (22.22%) Android Development
5 10 (22.22%) iOS Development
6 9 (20.00%) Software Engineering
7 7 (15.56%) Rapid Prototyping
7 7 (15.56%) User Stories
8 3 (6.67%) BDD
8 3 (6.67%) Web Application Development
8 3 (6.67%) Validation
8 3 (6.67%) Content Management
9 2 (4.44%) Analytics
9 2 (4.44%) Requirements Analysis
9 2 (4.44%) Time Management
9 2 (4.44%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 35 (77.78%) PHP
2 21 (46.67%) Python
3 17 (37.78%) JavaScript
4 10 (22.22%) Java
5 9 (20.00%) PHP5
6 6 (13.33%) Perl
7 5 (11.11%) SQL
8 3 (6.67%) Objective-C
8 3 (6.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 20 (44.44%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (4.44%) Puppet
1 2 (4.44%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (15.56%) Zend
2 2 (4.44%) Sage
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