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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 145 97 122
Rank change year-on-year
-48 +25
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 11 55 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.46% 2.22% 0.57%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.25% 6.42% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 11 48 10
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £28,550 £33,650
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
883 857 861
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 36.81% 34.56% 40.71%
Number of salaries quoted 760 724 713
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 4 August 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 4 August 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
St Albans -20 2 £55,000 +36.44%
Hemel Hempstead -8 1 £37,500 -7.06%
Rickmansworth - 1 £45,000 -
LAMP
East of England

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 31 (79.49%) PHP
2 27 (69.23%) MySQL
3 25 (64.10%) Linux
4 20 (51.28%) JavaScript
5 19 (48.72%) HTML
5 19 (48.72%) Apache
6 14 (35.90%) jQuery
7 13 (33.33%) CSS
7 13 (33.33%) Ajax
8 11 (28.21%) SSH
8 11 (28.21%) cPanel
9 10 (25.64%) Red Hat
9 10 (25.64%) CentOS
9 10 (25.64%) HTML5
10 9 (23.08%) Varnish
10 9 (23.08%) nginx
10 9 (23.08%) Bash Shell
10 9 (23.08%) SQL
11 8 (20.51%) Perl
12 7 (17.95%) OO
12 7 (17.95%) SMTP
12 7 (17.95%) DNS
12 7 (17.95%) Magento
12 7 (17.95%) Drupal
12 7 (17.95%) iptables
13 6 (15.38%) Alternative PHP Cache
13 6 (15.38%) OO PHP
13 6 (15.38%) PHP5
13 6 (15.38%) Time Management
13 6 (15.38%) WordPress

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 19 (48.72%) Apache
2 9 (23.08%) nginx
3 7 (17.95%) Drupal
4 6 (15.38%) WordPress
4 6 (15.38%) Joomla!
5 3 (7.69%) Moodle
6 2 (5.13%) Node.js
6 2 (5.13%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (17.95%) Magento
2 2 (5.13%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (2.56%) GoldMine
3 1 (2.56%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (28.21%) SSH
2 7 (17.95%) SMTP
2 7 (17.95%) DNS
3 6 (15.38%) SSL
3 6 (15.38%) FTP
3 6 (15.38%) TCP/IP
3 6 (15.38%) POP3
3 6 (15.38%) IMAP
3 6 (15.38%) Firewall
4 3 (7.69%) Internet
4 3 (7.69%) DAB
4 3 (7.69%) SAN
5 1 (2.56%) CTI
5 1 (2.56%) VoIP
5 1 (2.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (69.23%) MySQL
2 5 (12.82%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.56%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (15.38%) Git (software)
2 5 (12.82%) Grunt
3 2 (5.13%) PHPUnit
3 2 (5.13%) JIRA
3 2 (5.13%) Selenium
General
1 6 (15.38%) Marketing
2 1 (2.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (58.97%) Developer
2 14 (35.90%) Web Developer
3 12 (30.77%) PHP Developer
4 11 (28.21%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 11 (28.21%) Linux Administrator
4 11 (28.21%) Systems Administrator
4 11 (28.21%) Administrator
5 10 (25.64%) Senior Developer
6 9 (23.08%) Senior Web Developer
7 6 (15.38%) Lead Developer
8 5 (12.82%) Senior PHP Developer
9 4 (10.26%) Lead PHP Developer
9 4 (10.26%) PHP Drupal Developer
10 3 (7.69%) Software Developer
10 3 (7.69%) Web Administrator
11 2 (5.13%) Sales Engineer
11 2 (5.13%) Pre Sales Engineer
11 2 (5.13%) Lead Web Developer
11 2 (5.13%) UI Programmer
11 2 (5.13%) Drupal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (48.72%) HTML
2 14 (35.90%) jQuery
3 13 (33.33%) CSS
3 13 (33.33%) Ajax
4 10 (25.64%) HTML5
5 6 (15.38%) XML
5 6 (15.38%) Laravel
5 6 (15.38%) Alternative PHP Cache
6 5 (12.82%) Sass
6 5 (12.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 5 (12.82%) Yii
6 5 (12.82%) .NET
7 4 (10.26%) Web Services
7 4 (10.26%) AngularJS
7 4 (10.26%) Backbone.js
8 3 (7.69%) CSS3
8 3 (7.69%) SOAP
8 3 (7.69%) JSON
9 2 (5.13%) Dojo
9 2 (5.13%) Doctrine
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) Replication
1 6 (15.38%) Clustering
2 4 (10.26%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.13%) Internet of Things
3 2 (5.13%) User Experience
3 2 (5.13%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.56%) Blog
4 1 (2.56%) IVR
4 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 25 (64.10%) Linux
2 10 (25.64%) CentOS
3 2 (5.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (5.13%) Windows
4 1 (2.56%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.56%) Debian
4 1 (2.56%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (17.95%) OO
2 6 (15.38%) Load Balancing
2 6 (15.38%) Time Management
2 6 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (15.38%) OO PHP
3 5 (12.82%) Web Application Development
4 4 (10.26%) SEO
5 3 (7.69%) Open Source
6 2 (5.13%) Marketing Strategy
6 2 (5.13%) MVC
6 2 (5.13%) Scrum
6 2 (5.13%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (5.13%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (5.13%) CRM
7 1 (2.56%) E-Commerce
7 1 (2.56%) Change Management
7 1 (2.56%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (2.56%) ITIL
7 1 (2.56%) OOP
7 1 (2.56%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 31 (79.49%) PHP
2 20 (51.28%) JavaScript
3 9 (23.08%) SQL
3 9 (23.08%) Bash Shell
4 8 (20.51%) Perl
5 6 (15.38%) PHP5
6 4 (10.26%) Python
7 2 (5.13%) Lua
7 2 (5.13%) Java
7 2 (5.13%) VBA
8 1 (2.56%) VBScript
8 1 (2.56%) C
8 1 (2.56%) C#
8 1 (2.56%) C++
8 1 (2.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (2.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.38%) SLA
2 1 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (23.08%) Varnish
2 7 (17.95%) iptables
3 6 (15.38%) Sendmail
4 3 (7.69%) Xen
4 3 (7.69%) KVM
5 2 (5.13%) VirtualBox
6 1 (2.56%) vCloud
6 1 (2.56%) VMware Server
6 1 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (2.56%) Postfix
6 1 (2.56%) vSphere
6 1 (2.56%) NFS
6 1 (2.56%) Samba
Systems Management
1 11 (28.21%) cPanel
2 6 (15.38%) Nagios
2 6 (15.38%) Cacti
3 2 (5.13%) Puppet
3 2 (5.13%) Vagrant
4 1 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.56%) Plesk
Vendors
1 10 (25.64%) Red Hat
2 3 (7.69%) Oracle
3 2 (5.13%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (5.13%) VMware
3 2 (5.13%) Zend
4 1 (2.56%) Avaya