The table below looks at the statistics for LAMP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LAMP over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 43 - 39
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 7 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 2.48% - 0.80%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.69% - 2.44%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 0
Average salary £30,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
LAMP
Cheshire

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 Chester region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
123 76 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 43.62% 28.36% 32.67%
Number of salaries quoted 92 68 71
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

LAMP
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

LAMP Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

LAMP
Salary Trend in Chester

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

LAMP Salary Trend in Chester

LAMP
Salary Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LAMP across the Chester region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

LAMP Salary Histogram in Chester

LAMP
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Chester 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 9 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 9 (100.00%) PHP
2 8 (88.89%) SQL
3 7 (77.78%) MySQL
4 6 (66.67%) FTP
4 6 (66.67%) VPN
4 6 (66.67%) SSL
4 6 (66.67%) Web Services
4 6 (66.67%) XML
4 6 (66.67%) Ajax
4 6 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (33.33%) jQuery
5 3 (33.33%) HTML
5 3 (33.33%) CSS
6 2 (22.22%) WordPress
6 2 (22.22%) Magento
6 2 (22.22%) SDLC
7 1 (11.11%) Web Development
7 1 (11.11%) Twitter
7 1 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
7 1 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (11.11%) Subversion
7 1 (11.11%) Linux
7 1 (11.11%) Web Design

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Chester 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 2 (22.22%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) FTP
1 6 (66.67%) VPN
1 6 (66.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (77.78%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Analyst
1 6 (66.67%) Support Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) PHP Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Developer
3 1 (11.11%) PHP LAMP Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Applications Support
3 1 (11.11%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) Web Services
1 6 (66.67%) XML
1 6 (66.67%) Ajax
2 3 (33.33%) jQuery
2 3 (33.33%) HTML
2 3 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) SDLC
2 1 (11.11%) Web Design
2 1 (11.11%) Web Development
2 1 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 9 (100.00%) PHP
2 8 (88.89%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Twitter