The table below looks at the statistics for LAMP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Croydon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LAMP over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 40 33 24
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -9
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 3 3 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 1.26% 1.35% 5.50%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.94% 5.36% 13.75%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 11
Average salary £60,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% +12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
LAMP
London

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 Croydon region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Croydon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
102 56 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 42.86% 25.11% 40.00%
Number of salaries quoted 89 43 76
Average salary £45,750 £47,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.65% +10.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £29,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

LAMP
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

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

LAMP Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

LAMP
Salary Trend in Croydon

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

LAMP Salary Trend in Croydon

LAMP
Salary Histogram in Croydon

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LAMP across the Croydon region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

LAMP Salary Histogram in Croydon

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Croydon 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%) PHP
1 7 (100.00%) MySQL
2 5 (71.43%) Linux
2 5 (71.43%) Symfony
2 5 (71.43%) Zend
2 5 (71.43%) CakePHP
3 4 (57.14%) MVC
3 4 (57.14%) Apache
4 3 (42.86%) Web Services
4 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (42.86%) Finance
5 2 (28.57%) Publishing
5 2 (28.57%) Yii
5 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (28.57%) OOP
5 2 (28.57%) OO
5 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 2 (28.57%) Laravel
5 2 (28.57%) Project Management
6 1 (14.29%) CFEngine
6 1 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (14.29%) Web Application Development
6 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (14.29%) Server Monitoring
6 1 (14.29%) DevOps
6 1 (14.29%) Perl
6 1 (14.29%) VoIP
6 1 (14.29%) Dell
6 1 (14.29%) Nagios
6 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Croydon 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 (57.14%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) VoIP
1 1 (14.29%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Subversion
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Web Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Team Leader
3 2 (28.57%) Development Team Leader
4 1 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) PHP LAMP Developer
4 1 (14.29%) PHP Developer
4 1 (14.29%) PHP MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) Symfony
1 5 (71.43%) CakePHP
2 3 (42.86%) Web Services
3 2 (28.57%) Yii
3 2 (28.57%) Laravel
4 1 (14.29%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) MVC
2 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (28.57%) OOP
3 2 (28.57%) OO
3 2 (28.57%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (14.29%) Web Application Development
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (14.29%) Server Monitoring
4 1 (14.29%) DevOps
4 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Network Management
4 1 (14.29%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) PHP
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) Perl
3 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
3 1 (14.29%) PHP5
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) CFEngine
1 1 (14.29%) Nagios
1 1 (14.29%) Puppet
1 1 (14.29%) Cacti
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Zend
2 1 (14.29%) Dell