The table below looks at the statistics for LAMP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LAMP over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 125 99 122
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +23
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 18 38 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.73% 1.67% 1.09%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.73% 4.02% 2.14%
Number of salaries quoted 18 36 29
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 £21,650 £30,000 £28,175
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
LAMP
East of England

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 Cambridgeshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1040 945 1492
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 42.02% 41.43% 50.94%
Number of salaries quoted 853 867 1347
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 £28,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,900 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

LAMP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing LAMP across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

LAMP Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

LAMP
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LAMP across the Cambridgeshire region.

LAMP Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

LAMP
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LAMP across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

LAMP Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

LAMP
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LAMP within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -16 18 £35,000 -12.50%
Peterborough +7 2 £32,000 -14.66%
Huntingdon -7 2 £32,000 +6.66%
St Neots - 2 £32,000 -
LAMP
East of England

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 (72.92%) PHP
2 30 (62.50%) MySQL
3 23 (47.92%) Python
4 21 (43.75%) JavaScript
4 21 (43.75%) Degree
5 17 (35.42%) OO
6 15 (31.25%) Linux
6 15 (31.25%) Computer Science
7 14 (29.17%) HTML
7 14 (29.17%) Web Development
8 13 (27.08%) OO PHP
9 12 (25.00%) CSS
9 12 (25.00%) Web Services
10 11 (22.92%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (22.92%) Android
10 11 (22.92%) Apple iOS
11 10 (20.83%) Git (software)
11 10 (20.83%) Java
11 10 (20.83%) Subversion
11 10 (20.83%) Scrum
11 10 (20.83%) Android Development
11 10 (20.83%) iOS Development
12 9 (18.75%) Software Engineering
12 9 (18.75%) OOP
13 8 (16.67%) .NET
14 7 (14.58%) MVC
14 7 (14.58%) CMS
14 7 (14.58%) SQL
14 7 (14.58%) Perl
14 7 (14.58%) Apache

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 7 (14.58%) CMS
1 7 (14.58%) Apache
2 3 (6.25%) OpenStack
2 3 (6.25%) Drupal
2 3 (6.25%) WordPress
3 1 (2.08%) nginx
3 1 (2.08%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (4.17%) CubeCart
2 1 (2.08%) Google Analytics
2 1 (2.08%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (8.33%) SaaS
2 3 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.58%) ZigBee
2 1 (2.08%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (62.50%) MySQL
2 7 (14.58%) MongoDB
3 3 (6.25%) Relational Database
3 3 (6.25%) SQLite
4 2 (4.17%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.08%) CouchDB
5 1 (2.08%) Redis
Development Applications
1 10 (20.83%) Subversion
1 10 (20.83%) Git (software)
2 3 (6.25%) Eclipse
2 3 (6.25%) Xcode
2 3 (6.25%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.08%) Hudson
General
1 2 (4.17%) Pharmaceutical
1 2 (4.17%) Finance
1 2 (4.17%) Retail
2 1 (2.08%) Marketing
2 1 (2.08%) Legal
2 1 (2.08%) Banking
2 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 40 (83.33%) Developer
2 20 (41.67%) PHP Developer
3 12 (25.00%) Web Developer
4 9 (18.75%) Graduate
4 9 (18.75%) Junior
4 9 (18.75%) Junior Developer
5 8 (16.67%) Graduate Developer
6 7 (14.58%) PHP LAMP Developer
7 6 (12.50%) Graduate Software Developer
7 6 (12.50%) PHP Web Developer
7 6 (12.50%) Software Developer
8 4 (8.33%) Cloud Developer
8 4 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
9 3 (6.25%) Web Engineer
9 3 (6.25%) Development Engineer
9 3 (6.25%) Junior Software Developer
10 2 (4.17%) PHP Programmer
10 2 (4.17%) Senior PHP Developer
10 2 (4.17%) Web Programmer
10 2 (4.17%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (29.17%) HTML
2 12 (25.00%) CSS
2 12 (25.00%) Web Services
3 8 (16.67%) .NET
4 7 (14.58%) jQuery
4 7 (14.58%) RESTful
5 6 (12.50%) XML
6 5 (10.42%) XHTML
6 5 (10.42%) HTML5
7 4 (8.33%) Smarty
7 4 (8.33%) Ajax
7 4 (8.33%) JSON
7 4 (8.33%) Symfony
7 4 (8.33%) SOAP
8 3 (6.25%) J2EE
8 3 (6.25%) J2ME
8 3 (6.25%) Cocoa
8 3 (6.25%) iOS SDK
8 3 (6.25%) CSS3
8 3 (6.25%) Cocoa Touch
Miscellaneous
1 15 (31.25%) Computer Science
2 6 (12.50%) Mobile App
3 4 (8.33%) Mathematics
3 4 (8.33%) Physics
4 2 (4.17%) Open Source
4 2 (4.17%) Social Media
4 2 (4.17%) Blog
4 2 (4.17%) iPhone
4 2 (4.17%) N-Tier
5 1 (2.08%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 15 (31.25%) Linux
2 11 (22.92%) Android
2 11 (22.92%) Apple iOS
3 3 (6.25%) Debian
3 3 (6.25%) Ubuntu
4 1 (2.08%) CentOS
4 1 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (35.42%) OO
2 14 (29.17%) Web Development
3 13 (27.08%) OO PHP
4 11 (22.92%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (20.83%) Android Development
5 10 (20.83%) iOS Development
5 10 (20.83%) Scrum
6 9 (18.75%) Software Engineering
6 9 (18.75%) OOP
7 7 (14.58%) MVC
7 7 (14.58%) User Stories
8 5 (10.42%) Web Application Development
9 4 (8.33%) Analytics
9 4 (8.33%) Rapid Prototyping
9 4 (8.33%) DevOps
9 4 (8.33%) Content Management
10 3 (6.25%) Validation
10 3 (6.25%) BDD
11 2 (4.17%) Time Management
11 2 (4.17%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 35 (72.92%) PHP
2 23 (47.92%) Python
3 21 (43.75%) JavaScript
4 10 (20.83%) Java
5 7 (14.58%) Perl
5 7 (14.58%) SQL
5 7 (14.58%) PHP5
6 4 (8.33%) Ruby
7 3 (6.25%) Objective-C
8 1 (2.08%) C
Qualifications
1 21 (43.75%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (2.08%) Xen
1 1 (2.08%) Varnish
1 1 (2.08%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (8.33%) Puppet
1 4 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.08%) Vagrant
2 1 (2.08%) ZABBIX
2 1 (2.08%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 5 (10.42%) Zend
2 1 (2.08%) SolarWinds
2 1 (2.08%) New Relic
2 1 (2.08%) Cisco
2 1 (2.08%) Red Hat
2 1 (2.08%) Google