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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 109 79 101
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +22
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 11 32 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.63% 2.05% 1.36%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.48% 4.75% 2.73%
Number of salaries quoted 11 29 24
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £40,000 £28,325
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £48,500
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
741 674 988
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 42.15% 43.09% 49.62%
Number of salaries quoted 597 624 906
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £52,500
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 19 September 2014.

LAMP Salary Histogram in Cambridge

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (65.79%) PHP
2 22 (57.89%) Python
3 20 (52.63%) MySQL
3 20 (52.63%) Degree
4 16 (42.11%) JavaScript
5 14 (36.84%) Computer Science
6 13 (34.21%) Web Development
7 12 (31.58%) Linux
7 12 (31.58%) OO
8 11 (28.95%) Web Services
9 10 (26.32%) HTML
9 10 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (23.68%) Android
10 9 (23.68%) Apple iOS
10 9 (23.68%) Java
10 9 (23.68%) Scrum
10 9 (23.68%) Android Development
10 9 (23.68%) iOS Development
10 9 (23.68%) OO PHP
11 8 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (21.05%) Software Engineering
11 8 (21.05%) .NET
11 8 (21.05%) CSS
12 7 (18.42%) Perl
12 7 (18.42%) Subversion
13 6 (15.79%) SQL
13 6 (15.79%) XML
13 6 (15.79%) User Stories
13 6 (15.79%) MongoDB
13 6 (15.79%) Git (software)

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 5 (13.16%) Apache
2 3 (7.89%) OpenStack
2 3 (7.89%) CMS
2 3 (7.89%) Drupal
3 2 (5.26%) WordPress
4 1 (2.63%) nginx
4 1 (2.63%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) CubeCart
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.53%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (10.53%) SaaS
2 3 (7.89%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.79%) ZigBee
2 1 (2.63%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (52.63%) MySQL
2 6 (15.79%) MongoDB
3 3 (7.89%) Relational Database
3 3 (7.89%) SQLite
4 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.63%) CouchDB
5 1 (2.63%) Redis
Development Applications
1 7 (18.42%) Subversion
2 6 (15.79%) Git (software)
3 3 (7.89%) Eclipse
3 3 (7.89%) Xcode
3 3 (7.89%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.63%) Hudson
General
1 2 (5.26%) Pharmaceutical
1 2 (5.26%) Finance
1 2 (5.26%) Retail
2 1 (2.63%) Legal
2 1 (2.63%) Banking
2 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (78.95%) Developer
2 15 (39.47%) PHP Developer
3 9 (23.68%) Junior
3 9 (23.68%) Junior Developer
4 8 (21.05%) Graduate
4 8 (21.05%) Graduate Developer
5 6 (15.79%) Graduate Software Developer
5 6 (15.79%) Software Developer
5 6 (15.79%) PHP LAMP Developer
6 5 (13.16%) Web Developer
7 4 (10.53%) PHP Web Developer
7 4 (10.53%) Cloud Developer
7 4 (10.53%) DevOps Engineer
8 3 (7.89%) Web Engineer
8 3 (7.89%) Development Engineer
8 3 (7.89%) Junior Software Developer
9 2 (5.26%) PHP Programmer
9 2 (5.26%) Senior PHP Developer
9 2 (5.26%) Web Programmer
9 2 (5.26%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (28.95%) Web Services
2 10 (26.32%) HTML
3 8 (21.05%) .NET
3 8 (21.05%) CSS
4 6 (15.79%) XML
4 6 (15.79%) RESTful
5 5 (13.16%) XHTML
5 5 (13.16%) jQuery
6 4 (10.53%) SOAP
6 4 (10.53%) Smarty
6 4 (10.53%) HTML5
6 4 (10.53%) Ajax
6 4 (10.53%) JSON
6 4 (10.53%) Symfony
7 3 (7.89%) iOS SDK
7 3 (7.89%) J2EE
7 3 (7.89%) J2ME
7 3 (7.89%) Cocoa
7 3 (7.89%) Cocoa Touch
7 3 (7.89%) UIKit
Miscellaneous
1 14 (36.84%) Computer Science
2 4 (10.53%) Mathematics
2 4 (10.53%) Physics
2 4 (10.53%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.26%) User Experience
3 2 (5.26%) Blog
3 2 (5.26%) iPhone
3 2 (5.26%) Open Source
3 2 (5.26%) Social Media
3 2 (5.26%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (31.58%) Linux
2 9 (23.68%) Android
2 9 (23.68%) Apple iOS
3 3 (7.89%) Debian
3 3 (7.89%) Ubuntu
4 1 (2.63%) CentOS
4 1 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (34.21%) Web Development
2 12 (31.58%) OO
3 10 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (23.68%) Scrum
4 9 (23.68%) Android Development
4 9 (23.68%) iOS Development
4 9 (23.68%) OO PHP
5 8 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (21.05%) Software Engineering
6 6 (15.79%) User Stories
7 5 (13.16%) OOP
7 5 (13.16%) Web Application Development
8 4 (10.53%) Content Management
8 4 (10.53%) DevOps
9 3 (7.89%) MVC
9 3 (7.89%) Validation
9 3 (7.89%) Analytics
9 3 (7.89%) BDD
10 2 (5.26%) Time Management
10 2 (5.26%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 25 (65.79%) PHP
2 22 (57.89%) Python
3 16 (42.11%) JavaScript
4 9 (23.68%) Java
5 7 (18.42%) Perl
6 6 (15.79%) SQL
6 6 (15.79%) PHP5
7 4 (10.53%) Ruby
8 3 (7.89%) Objective-C
9 1 (2.63%) C
Qualifications
1 20 (52.63%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) Xen
1 1 (2.63%) Varnish
1 1 (2.63%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (10.53%) Puppet
1 4 (10.53%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.63%) Vagrant
2 1 (2.63%) ZABBIX
2 1 (2.63%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 5 (13.16%) Zend
2 1 (2.63%) SolarWinds
2 1 (2.63%) New Relic
2 1 (2.63%) Cisco
2 1 (2.63%) Red Hat
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum + 28 day holidays
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Top Base + Benefits + Prospects
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ARM Ltd
Salary: Competitive depending on experience
Posted: 10 days ago