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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 108 89 107
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +18
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 19 28 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.02% 1.77% 1.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.34% 4.04% 2.21%
Number of salaries quoted 19 27 20
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,400 £39,000 £28,475
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £45,000 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
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
812 693 996
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 43.77% 43.72% 52.06%
Number of salaries quoted 657 653 898
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
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 21 August 2014.

LAMP Salary Histogram in Cambridge

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 30 (69.77%) PHP
2 25 (58.14%) MySQL
3 23 (53.49%) Python
4 20 (46.51%) Degree
5 16 (37.21%) JavaScript
5 16 (37.21%) OO
6 14 (32.56%) Linux
6 14 (32.56%) Computer Science
7 13 (30.23%) Web Development
7 13 (30.23%) OO PHP
8 12 (27.91%) Web Services
9 11 (25.58%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (23.26%) Java
10 10 (23.26%) Scrum
10 10 (23.26%) Subversion
10 10 (23.26%) Android
10 10 (23.26%) Apple iOS
10 10 (23.26%) Android Development
10 10 (23.26%) iOS Development
11 9 (20.93%) HTML
11 9 (20.93%) Software Engineering
11 9 (20.93%) Git (software)
12 8 (18.60%) .NET
12 8 (18.60%) OOP
13 7 (16.28%) Perl
13 7 (16.28%) CSS
13 7 (16.28%) ZigBee
13 7 (16.28%) PHP5
13 7 (16.28%) RESTful
13 7 (16.28%) MongoDB

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 6 (13.95%) CMS
2 5 (11.63%) Apache
3 3 (6.98%) OpenStack
3 3 (6.98%) Drupal
4 2 (4.65%) WordPress
5 1 (2.33%) nginx
5 1 (2.33%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) CubeCart
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.30%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (9.30%) SaaS
2 3 (6.98%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (16.28%) ZigBee
2 1 (2.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (58.14%) MySQL
2 7 (16.28%) MongoDB
3 3 (6.98%) Relational Database
3 3 (6.98%) SQLite
4 2 (4.65%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.33%) CouchDB
5 1 (2.33%) Redis
Development Applications
1 10 (23.26%) Subversion
2 9 (20.93%) Git (software)
3 3 (6.98%) Eclipse
3 3 (6.98%) Xcode
3 3 (6.98%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.33%) Hudson
General
1 2 (4.65%) Pharmaceutical
1 2 (4.65%) Finance
1 2 (4.65%) Retail
2 1 (2.33%) Legal
2 1 (2.33%) Banking
2 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 35 (81.40%) Developer
2 16 (37.21%) PHP Developer
3 10 (23.26%) Web Developer
4 9 (20.93%) Junior
4 9 (20.93%) Junior Developer
5 7 (16.28%) Graduate
5 7 (16.28%) Graduate Developer
5 7 (16.28%) PHP LAMP Developer
6 5 (11.63%) Graduate Software Developer
6 5 (11.63%) Software Developer
7 4 (9.30%) PHP Web Developer
7 4 (9.30%) Cloud Developer
7 4 (9.30%) DevOps Engineer
8 3 (6.98%) Web Engineer
8 3 (6.98%) Development Engineer
8 3 (6.98%) Junior Software Developer
9 2 (4.65%) PHP Programmer
9 2 (4.65%) Senior PHP Developer
9 2 (4.65%) Web Programmer
9 2 (4.65%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (27.91%) Web Services
2 9 (20.93%) HTML
3 8 (18.60%) .NET
4 7 (16.28%) CSS
4 7 (16.28%) RESTful
5 6 (13.95%) XML
6 5 (11.63%) jQuery
7 4 (9.30%) XHTML
7 4 (9.30%) SOAP
7 4 (9.30%) Smarty
7 4 (9.30%) HTML5
7 4 (9.30%) Ajax
7 4 (9.30%) JSON
7 4 (9.30%) Symfony
8 3 (6.98%) iOS SDK
8 3 (6.98%) J2EE
8 3 (6.98%) J2ME
8 3 (6.98%) Cocoa
8 3 (6.98%) Cocoa Touch
8 3 (6.98%) UIKit
Miscellaneous
1 14 (32.56%) Computer Science
2 6 (13.95%) Mobile App
3 4 (9.30%) Mathematics
3 4 (9.30%) Physics
4 2 (4.65%) N-Tier
4 2 (4.65%) Blog
4 2 (4.65%) iPhone
4 2 (4.65%) Open Source
4 2 (4.65%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 14 (32.56%) Linux
2 10 (23.26%) Android
2 10 (23.26%) Apple iOS
3 3 (6.98%) Debian
3 3 (6.98%) Ubuntu
4 1 (2.33%) CentOS
4 1 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (37.21%) OO
2 13 (30.23%) Web Development
2 13 (30.23%) OO PHP
3 11 (25.58%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (23.26%) Scrum
4 10 (23.26%) Android Development
4 10 (23.26%) iOS Development
5 9 (20.93%) Software Engineering
6 8 (18.60%) OOP
7 7 (16.28%) User Stories
8 6 (13.95%) MVC
9 4 (9.30%) Content Management
9 4 (9.30%) Web Application Development
9 4 (9.30%) Rapid Prototyping
9 4 (9.30%) DevOps
10 3 (6.98%) BDD
10 3 (6.98%) Analytics
10 3 (6.98%) Validation
11 2 (4.65%) Requirements Analysis
11 2 (4.65%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (69.77%) PHP
2 23 (53.49%) Python
3 16 (37.21%) JavaScript
4 10 (23.26%) Java
5 7 (16.28%) Perl
5 7 (16.28%) PHP5
6 6 (13.95%) SQL
7 4 (9.30%) Ruby
8 3 (6.98%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 20 (46.51%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (2.33%) Xen
1 1 (2.33%) Varnish
1 1 (2.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (9.30%) Puppet
1 4 (9.30%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.33%) Vagrant
2 1 (2.33%) ZABBIX
2 1 (2.33%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 5 (11.63%) Zend
2 1 (2.33%) SolarWinds
2 1 (2.33%) New Relic
2 1 (2.33%) Cisco
2 1 (2.33%) Red Hat
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Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £23000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 24 days ago