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

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 100 102 87
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -15
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 3 16 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.22% 0.89% 1.91%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.53% 2.03% 4.37%
Number of salaries quoted 3 16 29
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,750 £37,300
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £60,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,250
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
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
561 789 686
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 40.39% 43.69% 43.72%
Number of salaries quoted 510 638 645
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
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
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LAMP across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

LAMP Salary Histogram in Cambridge

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 3 (42.86%) Firewall
1 3 (42.86%) Debian
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
1 3 (42.86%) Apache
1 3 (42.86%) Tomcat
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (42.86%) VMware
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
1 3 (42.86%) SAN
1 3 (42.86%) Red Hat
1 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle Linux
1 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
2 2 (28.57%) HTML5
2 2 (28.57%) CSS
2 2 (28.57%) Web Services
2 2 (28.57%) HTML
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 2 (28.57%) PHP
2 2 (28.57%) .NET
2 2 (28.57%) MySQL
2 2 (28.57%) Zend
2 2 (28.57%) PHP5
3 1 (14.29%) Google
3 1 (14.29%) Web Development
3 1 (14.29%) Degree

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 3 (42.86%) Apache
1 3 (42.86%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (14.29%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) SAN
1 3 (42.86%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) PHP Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Junior
4 1 (14.29%) Junior Developer
4 1 (14.29%) ScrumMaster
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) HTML
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
1 2 (28.57%) CSS
1 2 (28.57%) Web Services
1 2 (28.57%) HTML5
2 1 (14.29%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
1 3 (42.86%) Debian
1 3 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Web Development
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) DevOps
2 1 (14.29%) Coaching
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
1 2 (28.57%) PHP
1 2 (28.57%) PHP5
2 1 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
1 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco
1 3 (42.86%) Red Hat
1 3 (42.86%) VMware
2 2 (28.57%) Zend
3 1 (14.29%) Google
3 1 (14.29%) Salesforce.com