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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 127 91 131
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +40
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 16 40 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.77% 2.09% 1.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.98% 5.44% 3.42%
Number of salaries quoted 16 27 25
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,000 £41,900
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
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
807 735 1052
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 38.99% 38.44% 37.56%
Number of salaries quoted 624 612 896
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 -6 11 £32,500 -3.70%
Bishop's Stortford +9 2 £27,500 -24.13%
Stevenage - 1 £50,000 - 1
LAMP
East of England

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 40 (83.33%) PHP
2 34 (70.83%) JavaScript
3 32 (66.67%) HTML
4 27 (56.25%) MySQL
5 25 (52.08%) jQuery
6 21 (43.75%) CSS
7 15 (31.25%) Apache
7 15 (31.25%) HTML5
8 14 (29.17%) Perl
9 13 (27.08%) SQL
9 13 (27.08%) PHP5
9 13 (27.08%) Degree
10 12 (25.00%) Ajax
10 12 (25.00%) Java
10 12 (25.00%) XML
10 12 (25.00%) XSL
10 12 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
11 11 (22.92%) Web Services
12 10 (20.83%) Bash Shell
13 9 (18.75%) Drupal
13 9 (18.75%) Git (software)
13 9 (18.75%) JSON
13 9 (18.75%) Python
13 9 (18.75%) MVC
13 9 (18.75%) Laravel
14 8 (16.67%) Yii
14 8 (16.67%) OO
14 8 (16.67%) .NET
14 8 (16.67%) CakePHP
14 8 (16.67%) Debian

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 15 (31.25%) Apache
2 9 (18.75%) Drupal
3 6 (12.50%) Node.js
4 5 (10.42%) OpenStack
5 3 (6.25%) WordPress
6 2 (4.17%) CMS
6 2 (4.17%) Joomla!
7 1 (2.08%) nginx
Business Applications
1 4 (8.33%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.58%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (10.42%) Google Apps
3 5 (10.42%) IaaS
3 5 (10.42%) Terremark
3 5 (10.42%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (10.42%) SaaS
3 5 (10.42%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.50%) Firewall
2 4 (8.33%) SSH
3 3 (6.25%) SSL
3 3 (6.25%) DAB
3 3 (6.25%) POP3
3 3 (6.25%) SMTP
3 3 (6.25%) DNS
4 2 (4.17%) Internet
5 1 (2.08%) IMAP
5 1 (2.08%) FTP
5 1 (2.08%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (56.25%) MySQL
2 12 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (12.50%) NoSQL
4 5 (10.42%) Relational Database
4 5 (10.42%) SQL Server
5 4 (8.33%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 9 (18.75%) Git (software)
2 3 (6.25%) Grunt
3 2 (4.17%) PHPUnit
4 1 (2.08%) Subversion
General
1 6 (12.50%) Marketing
2 2 (4.17%) Games
2 2 (4.17%) Billing
3 1 (2.08%) Retail
3 1 (2.08%) Electronics
3 1 (2.08%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 28 (58.33%) Developer
2 16 (33.33%) PHP Developer
3 15 (31.25%) Web Developer
4 5 (10.42%) Cloud Architect
4 5 (10.42%) Architect
4 5 (10.42%) Senior Developer
4 5 (10.42%) Enterprise Architect
5 4 (8.33%) Junior
5 4 (8.33%) UI Developer
5 4 (8.33%) UX Developer
5 4 (8.33%) UI Programmer
6 3 (6.25%) PHP LAMP Developer
6 3 (6.25%) PHP Web Developer
6 3 (6.25%) Linux Support
6 3 (6.25%) Junior PHP Developer
6 3 (6.25%) Lead Web Developer
6 3 (6.25%) Lead Developer
6 3 (6.25%) Senior Web Developer
6 3 (6.25%) Junior Developer
7 2 (4.17%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (66.67%) HTML
2 25 (52.08%) jQuery
3 21 (43.75%) CSS
4 15 (31.25%) HTML5
5 12 (25.00%) Ajax
5 12 (25.00%) XML
5 12 (25.00%) XSL
6 11 (22.92%) Web Services
7 9 (18.75%) JSON
7 9 (18.75%) Laravel
8 8 (16.67%) Yii
8 8 (16.67%) .NET
8 8 (16.67%) CakePHP
9 6 (12.50%) RESTful
9 6 (12.50%) Backbone.js
10 5 (10.42%) YUI
11 4 (8.33%) Dojo
11 4 (8.33%) Sass
12 3 (6.25%) CSS3
12 3 (6.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.42%) Computer Science
1 5 (10.42%) CMDB
1 5 (10.42%) Open Source
2 4 (8.33%) User Experience
3 2 (4.17%) Blog
4 1 (2.08%) Kindle
4 1 (2.08%) Visualisation
4 1 (2.08%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 8 (16.67%) Debian
2 7 (14.58%) Linux
3 4 (8.33%) CentOS
4 2 (4.17%) UNIX
5 1 (2.08%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (18.75%) MVC
2 8 (16.67%) OO
3 7 (14.58%) OOP
4 6 (12.50%) Data Modelling
4 6 (12.50%) Web Development
4 6 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 5 (10.42%) Technical Analysis
5 5 (10.42%) OO PHP
5 5 (10.42%) DevOps
5 5 (10.42%) Enterprise Architecture
5 5 (10.42%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (10.42%) Technical Architecture
5 5 (10.42%) Use Case
5 5 (10.42%) Software Architecture
5 5 (10.42%) Migration
5 5 (10.42%) SOA
5 5 (10.42%) Project Management
5 5 (10.42%) UML
6 3 (6.25%) Marketing Strategy
6 3 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 40 (83.33%) PHP
2 34 (70.83%) JavaScript
3 14 (29.17%) Perl
4 13 (27.08%) SQL
4 13 (27.08%) PHP5
5 12 (25.00%) Java
6 10 (20.83%) Bash Shell
7 9 (18.75%) Python
8 2 (4.17%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 13 (27.08%) Degree
2 4 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) SLA
1 1 (2.08%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (10.42%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.08%) Varnish
2 1 (2.08%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 6 (12.50%) cPanel
2 5 (10.42%) Puppet
2 5 (10.42%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.08%) Cacti
3 1 (2.08%) Nagios
Vendors
1 7 (14.58%) Zend
2 6 (12.50%) Google
3 5 (10.42%) Rackspace
3 5 (10.42%) Microsoft
4 4 (8.33%) Red Hat
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £30,000
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Give-A-Grad-A-Go Ltd
Salary: £24k - 28k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Kings Langley, Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 to £45000 per annum - shares, relocation, pension + more
Posted: 5 days ago
St Albans, United Kingdom
CAMRA
Salary: c£32,000 plus benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
St Albans, United Kingdom
CAMRA
Salary: c£35,000 plus benefits
Posted: 18 days ago