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 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 99 81 94
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +13
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 15 25 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.86% 1.71% 1.43%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.23% 4.02% 3.06%
Number of salaries quoted 14 19 30
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £39,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £45,500
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
672 622 1014
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 38.58% 42.63% 46.77%
Number of salaries quoted 535 537 906
Average salary £40,000 £39,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.62% +6.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
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 23 October 2014.

LAMP Salary Histogram in Cambridge

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 27 (67.50%) PHP
2 21 (52.50%) MySQL
2 21 (52.50%) Degree
3 20 (50.00%) Python
4 17 (42.50%) JavaScript
5 15 (37.50%) HTML
5 15 (37.50%) Computer Science
6 13 (32.50%) Web Development
6 13 (32.50%) CSS
7 10 (25.00%) Web Services
8 9 (22.50%) Linux
8 9 (22.50%) OO
8 9 (22.50%) SQL
8 9 (22.50%) .NET
8 9 (22.50%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (20.00%) PHP5
9 8 (20.00%) Android
9 8 (20.00%) Zend
9 8 (20.00%) HTML5
9 8 (20.00%) Apple iOS
9 8 (20.00%) Android Development
9 8 (20.00%) iOS Development
9 8 (20.00%) Java
9 8 (20.00%) Scrum
10 7 (17.50%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (17.50%) Software Engineering
10 7 (17.50%) XHTML
10 7 (17.50%) Web Application Development
11 6 (15.00%) OO PHP
11 6 (15.00%) CSS3

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 4 (10.00%) CMS
2 3 (7.50%) Drupal
2 3 (7.50%) Apache
2 3 (7.50%) OpenStack
3 2 (5.00%) WordPress
4 1 (2.50%) nginx
4 1 (2.50%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (10.00%) SaaS
2 3 (7.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.50%) ZigBee
2 1 (2.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (52.50%) MySQL
2 5 (12.50%) MongoDB
3 3 (7.50%) SQLite
3 3 (7.50%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.50%) CouchDB
4 1 (2.50%) Redis
Development Applications
1 5 (12.50%) Subversion
2 4 (10.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (7.50%) Eclipse
3 3 (7.50%) Xcode
3 3 (7.50%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.50%) Hudson
General
1 2 (5.00%) Finance
1 2 (5.00%) Retail
2 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.50%) Legal
2 1 (2.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (80.00%) Developer
2 14 (35.00%) PHP Developer
3 10 (25.00%) Graduate Developer
3 10 (25.00%) Graduate
4 9 (22.50%) Junior
4 9 (22.50%) Junior Developer
5 8 (20.00%) Software Developer
5 8 (20.00%) Graduate Software Developer
6 5 (12.50%) Web Developer
6 5 (12.50%) Senior Developer
6 5 (12.50%) PHP LAMP Developer
7 4 (10.00%) Cloud Developer
7 4 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
7 4 (10.00%) PHP Web Developer
7 4 (10.00%) Senior PHP Developer
8 3 (7.50%) Junior Software Developer
8 3 (7.50%) Web Engineer
8 3 (7.50%) Development Engineer
9 2 (5.00%) PHP Drupal Developer
9 2 (5.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (37.50%) HTML
2 13 (32.50%) CSS
3 10 (25.00%) Web Services
4 9 (22.50%) .NET
5 8 (20.00%) HTML5
6 7 (17.50%) XHTML
7 6 (15.00%) CSS3
8 5 (12.50%) Symfony
8 5 (12.50%) RESTful
9 4 (10.00%) Ajax
9 4 (10.00%) XML
10 3 (7.50%) J2ME
10 3 (7.50%) Cocoa
10 3 (7.50%) J2EE
10 3 (7.50%) Zend Framework
10 3 (7.50%) iOS SDK
10 3 (7.50%) Cocoa Touch
10 3 (7.50%) UIKit
10 3 (7.50%) Android SDK
11 2 (5.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 15 (37.50%) Computer Science
2 4 (10.00%) Mathematics
2 4 (10.00%) Physics
2 4 (10.00%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.00%) User Experience
3 2 (5.00%) Blog
3 2 (5.00%) iPhone
3 2 (5.00%) Open Source
3 2 (5.00%) Social Media
3 2 (5.00%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (22.50%) Linux
2 8 (20.00%) Android
2 8 (20.00%) Apple iOS
3 3 (7.50%) Debian
3 3 (7.50%) Ubuntu
4 1 (2.50%) CentOS
4 1 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (32.50%) Web Development
2 9 (22.50%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (22.50%) OO
3 8 (20.00%) Scrum
3 8 (20.00%) Android Development
3 8 (20.00%) iOS Development
4 7 (17.50%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (17.50%) Software Engineering
4 7 (17.50%) Web Application Development
5 6 (15.00%) OO PHP
6 5 (12.50%) User Stories
7 4 (10.00%) DevOps
7 4 (10.00%) Content Management
7 4 (10.00%) E-Commerce
7 4 (10.00%) MVC
8 3 (7.50%) Validation
8 3 (7.50%) Analytics
8 3 (7.50%) OOP
8 3 (7.50%) BDD
9 2 (5.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (67.50%) PHP
2 20 (50.00%) Python
3 17 (42.50%) JavaScript
4 9 (22.50%) SQL
5 8 (20.00%) Java
5 8 (20.00%) PHP5
6 6 (15.00%) Perl
7 4 (10.00%) Ruby
8 3 (7.50%) C
8 3 (7.50%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 21 (52.50%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) Xen
1 1 (2.50%) Varnish
1 1 (2.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (10.00%) Puppet
1 4 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.50%) Vagrant
2 1 (2.50%) ZABBIX
2 1 (2.50%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 8 (20.00%) Zend
2 1 (2.50%) SolarWinds
2 1 (2.50%) New Relic
2 1 (2.50%) Cisco
2 1 (2.50%) Red Hat