The table below looks at the statistics for LAMP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LAMP over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 122 98 120
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +22
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 21 38 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.01% 1.82% 1.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.63% 4.87% 3.94%
Number of salaries quoted 19 33 28
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £34,500 £34,500
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -
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 Hertfordshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
798 780 965
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 38.51% 37.30% 35.95%
Number of salaries quoted 618 641 835
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

LAMP
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

LAMP Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

LAMP
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

LAMP Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

LAMP
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LAMP across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

LAMP Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

LAMP
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LAMP within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. 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
Watford +7 9 £45,000 +28.57%
Borehamwood -1 3 £27,500 -23.61%
Bishop's Stortford +14 2 £27,500 -38.88%
Welwyn Garden City - 2 £29,000 -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £45,000 -
LAMP
East of England

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 42 (87.50%) PHP
2 32 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 31 (64.58%) HTML
4 26 (54.17%) MySQL
5 22 (45.83%) jQuery
6 20 (41.67%) CSS
7 16 (33.33%) Apache
8 15 (31.25%) Degree
9 14 (29.17%) Perl
9 14 (29.17%) PostgreSQL
9 14 (29.17%) HTML5
10 13 (27.08%) Yii
10 13 (27.08%) Laravel
10 13 (27.08%) SQL
11 12 (25.00%) XML
11 12 (25.00%) XSL
11 12 (25.00%) Ajax
11 12 (25.00%) PHP5
11 12 (25.00%) Git (software)
12 11 (22.92%) Bash Shell
12 11 (22.92%) Marketing
12 11 (22.92%) Python
12 11 (22.92%) MVC
13 10 (20.83%) .NET
13 10 (20.83%) JSON
14 9 (18.75%) Drupal
14 9 (18.75%) SSH
14 9 (18.75%) Open Source
14 9 (18.75%) Debian
14 9 (18.75%) Sass

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 16 (33.33%) Apache
2 9 (18.75%) Drupal
3 5 (10.42%) Node.js
4 2 (4.17%) OpenStack
5 1 (2.08%) nginx
5 1 (2.08%) IIS
Business Applications
1 4 (8.33%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (4.17%) SaaS
3 2 (4.17%) PaaS
3 2 (4.17%) Google Apps
3 2 (4.17%) IaaS
3 2 (4.17%) Terremark
Communications & Networking
1 9 (18.75%) SSH
2 7 (14.58%) DAB
3 4 (8.33%) Internet
4 2 (4.17%) Firewall
4 2 (4.17%) Intranet
4 2 (4.17%) SMTP
4 2 (4.17%) DNS
5 1 (2.08%) SSL
5 1 (2.08%) FTP
5 1 (2.08%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.08%) POP3
5 1 (2.08%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (54.17%) MySQL
2 14 (29.17%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (10.42%) NoSQL
4 4 (8.33%) Relational Database
4 4 (8.33%) SQL Server
4 4 (8.33%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 12 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 8 (16.67%) Grunt
3 3 (6.25%) PHPUnit
4 1 (2.08%) JIRA
4 1 (2.08%) Selenium
General
1 11 (22.92%) Marketing
2 2 (4.17%) Finance
2 2 (4.17%) Advertising
2 2 (4.17%) Games
2 2 (4.17%) Billing
3 1 (2.08%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 32 (66.67%) Developer
2 17 (35.42%) Web Developer
3 16 (33.33%) PHP Developer
4 8 (16.67%) Senior Developer
5 7 (14.58%) Senior Web Developer
6 6 (12.50%) Lead Web Developer
6 6 (12.50%) Lead Developer
7 4 (8.33%) Software Developer
7 4 (8.33%) UI Programmer
7 4 (8.33%) UI Developer
8 3 (6.25%) Junior Developer
8 3 (6.25%) UX Developer
8 3 (6.25%) Junior
8 3 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
8 3 (6.25%) Administrator
8 3 (6.25%) Junior PHP Developer
9 2 (4.17%) Enterprise Architect
9 2 (4.17%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 2 (4.17%) Architect
9 2 (4.17%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (64.58%) HTML
2 22 (45.83%) jQuery
3 20 (41.67%) CSS
4 14 (29.17%) HTML5
5 13 (27.08%) Yii
5 13 (27.08%) Laravel
6 12 (25.00%) XML
6 12 (25.00%) XSL
6 12 (25.00%) Ajax
7 10 (20.83%) .NET
7 10 (20.83%) JSON
8 9 (18.75%) Sass
9 8 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 8 (16.67%) Web Services
10 6 (12.50%) CakePHP
10 6 (12.50%) Backbone.js
11 4 (8.33%) YUI
11 4 (8.33%) Dojo
12 3 (6.25%) RESTful
13 2 (4.17%) WAMP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.75%) Open Source
2 6 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 4 (8.33%) User Experience
4 3 (6.25%) Blog
5 2 (4.17%) CMDB
6 1 (2.08%) Visualisation
6 1 (2.08%) Clustering
6 1 (2.08%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.08%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 9 (18.75%) Debian
2 8 (16.67%) Linux
3 2 (4.17%) UNIX
3 2 (4.17%) CentOS
4 1 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.92%) MVC
2 8 (16.67%) OO
3 7 (14.58%) Software Engineering
3 7 (14.58%) OO PHP
4 6 (12.50%) Marketing Strategy
4 6 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (8.33%) Web Development
5 4 (8.33%) Software Architecture
6 3 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (6.25%) Data Modelling
7 2 (4.17%) SOA
7 2 (4.17%) Project Management
7 2 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (4.17%) Data Security
7 2 (4.17%) E-Commerce
7 2 (4.17%) UML
7 2 (4.17%) OOP
7 2 (4.17%) TDD
7 2 (4.17%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (4.17%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 42 (87.50%) PHP
2 32 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 14 (29.17%) Perl
4 13 (27.08%) SQL
5 12 (25.00%) PHP5
6 11 (22.92%) Bash Shell
6 11 (22.92%) Python
7 8 (16.67%) Java
8 2 (4.17%) Ruby
9 1 (2.08%) Lua
Qualifications
1 15 (31.25%) Degree
2 4 (8.33%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.17%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (4.17%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.08%) Samba
2 1 (2.08%) VMware Server
2 1 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.08%) Postfix
2 1 (2.08%) Sendmail
2 1 (2.08%) Varnish
2 1 (2.08%) VirtualBox
2 1 (2.08%) NFS
Systems Management
1 8 (16.67%) cPanel
2 3 (6.25%) Puppet
3 2 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.08%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 7 (14.58%) Zend
2 3 (6.25%) Google
3 2 (4.17%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.17%) Red Hat
3 2 (4.17%) Rackspace
4 1 (2.08%) VMware
4 1 (2.08%) Oracle
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