The table below looks at the statistics for LAMP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LAMP over the 3 months to 26 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 54 62 47
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -15
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 1 5 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 0.23% 0.90% 2.09%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.58% 1.48% 4.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 8
Average salary £55,000 £31,500 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+74.60% -1.56%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £34,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+10.29% -
LAMP
Merseyside

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 Liverpool region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Liverpool
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
171 338 194
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 39.40% 60.68% 50.79%
Number of salaries quoted 139 300 179
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £40,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

LAMP
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

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

LAMP Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

LAMP
Salary Trend in Liverpool

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

LAMP Salary Trend in Liverpool

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, IT jobs across the Liverpool 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 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) BDD
1 2 (100.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) OOP
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) Advertising
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (50.00%) PHPUnit
2 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (50.00%) Unified Communications
2 1 (50.00%) Node.js

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, IT jobs across the Liverpool 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 1 (50.00%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
1 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (50.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) PHPUnit
2 1 (50.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (50.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Applications Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (50.00%) PHP Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Applications Developer
2 1 (50.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) Backbone.js
2 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) OO PHP
2 1 (50.00%) OOP
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) PHP
1 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell