The table below looks at the statistics for LAMP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire 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 55 62 59
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -3
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 13 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.38% 0.63% 0.81%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.78% 1.22% 1.64%
Number of salaries quoted 13 3 3
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% +3.44%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
LAMP
North West

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 Lancashire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
272 245 244
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 49.73% 51.36% 49.59%
Number of salaries quoted 237 206 236
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,900 £40,000 £43,950
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

LAMP
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

LAMP Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

LAMP
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

LAMP Salary Trend in Lancashire

LAMP
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LAMP across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

LAMP Salary Histogram in Lancashire

LAMP
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LAMP within the Lancashire 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
Blackburn - 11 £32,500 -
Burnley +6 1 £32,500 +8.33%
Preston -5 1 £20,000 -27.27%
LAMP
North West

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 20 (100.00%) PHP
2 19 (95.00%) MySQL
2 19 (95.00%) Linux
3 18 (90.00%) Magento
4 14 (70.00%) Apache
5 13 (65.00%) E-Commerce
5 13 (65.00%) CSS
5 13 (65.00%) HTML
6 12 (60.00%) nginx
7 11 (55.00%) SSH
8 10 (50.00%) Project Management
8 10 (50.00%) MVC
8 10 (50.00%) Line Management
9 7 (35.00%) CentOS
9 7 (35.00%) SMTP
9 7 (35.00%) HTTP
9 7 (35.00%) DNS
9 7 (35.00%) JavaScript
9 7 (35.00%) XML
10 6 (30.00%) Windows
10 6 (30.00%) OO
10 6 (30.00%) SOAP
10 6 (30.00%) Web Services
10 6 (30.00%) Cisco
10 6 (30.00%) CCIE
10 6 (30.00%) CCNP
10 6 (30.00%) CCNA
10 6 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (30.00%) JSON
10 6 (30.00%) HTML5

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 14 (70.00%) Apache
2 12 (60.00%) nginx
3 2 (10.00%) CMS
4 1 (5.00%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 18 (90.00%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 11 (55.00%) SSH
2 7 (35.00%) SMTP
2 7 (35.00%) HTTP
2 7 (35.00%) DNS
3 5 (25.00%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (95.00%) MySQL
2 6 (30.00%) Relational Database
3 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (5.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (65.00%) Developer
2 10 (50.00%) PHP Developer
3 7 (35.00%) Linux Administrator
3 7 (35.00%) Administrator
4 6 (30.00%) Web Developer
5 5 (25.00%) PHP Web Developer
6 4 (20.00%) Junior PHP Developer
6 4 (20.00%) Junior Developer
6 4 (20.00%) Junior
7 1 (5.00%) LAMP Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Front-End Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Magento Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (65.00%) HTML
1 13 (65.00%) CSS
2 7 (35.00%) XML
3 6 (30.00%) JSON
3 6 (30.00%) SOAP
3 6 (30.00%) Web Services
3 6 (30.00%) HTML5
3 6 (30.00%) REST
4 5 (25.00%) CodeIgniter
5 1 (5.00%) jQuery
5 1 (5.00%) CSS3
5 1 (5.00%) .NET
5 1 (5.00%) Symfony
5 1 (5.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Hybrid Cloud
1 5 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.00%) User Experience
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 19 (95.00%) Linux
2 7 (35.00%) CentOS
3 6 (30.00%) Windows
4 5 (25.00%) Apple iOS
4 5 (25.00%) Android
4 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) E-Commerce
2 10 (50.00%) Project Management
2 10 (50.00%) MVC
2 10 (50.00%) Line Management
3 6 (30.00%) OO
4 5 (25.00%) ERP
4 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (25.00%) TDD
4 5 (25.00%) Load Balancing
4 5 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 5 (25.00%) Android Development
4 5 (25.00%) iOS Development
4 5 (25.00%) Mobile Development
5 4 (20.00%) OOP
6 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering
6 1 (5.00%) OO PHP
6 1 (5.00%) MVVM
6 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) PHP
2 7 (35.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (20.00%) Perl
4 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) CCIE
1 6 (30.00%) CCNP
1 6 (30.00%) CCNA
1 6 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Cisco
2 5 (25.00%) Zend