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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 32 - 40
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 7 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 3.40% - 0.35%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.72% - 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 0
Average salary £25,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
72 85 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 34.95% 34.41% 40.28%
Number of salaries quoted 43 76 79
Average salary £42,500 £34,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.18% -1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £26,700
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

LAMP
Jobs Demand Trend in 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
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 7 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 7 (100.00%) PHP
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
2 5 (71.43%) MySQL
2 5 (71.43%) Web Services
2 5 (71.43%) XML
2 5 (71.43%) FTP
2 5 (71.43%) VPN
2 5 (71.43%) SSL
2 5 (71.43%) Ajax
2 5 (71.43%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (28.57%) SDLC
3 2 (28.57%) jQuery
3 2 (28.57%) WordPress
3 2 (28.57%) Magento
3 2 (28.57%) CSS
3 2 (28.57%) HTML

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 (28.57%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) FTP
1 5 (71.43%) VPN
1 5 (71.43%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Analyst
1 5 (71.43%) Support Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) PHP Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) Web Services
1 5 (71.43%) XML
1 5 (71.43%) Ajax
2 2 (28.57%) jQuery
2 2 (28.57%) HTML
2 2 (28.57%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 7 (100.00%) PHP
1 7 (100.00%) SQL