The table below looks at the statistics for LAMP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LAMP over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LAMP Stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL/MariaDB, PHP/Perl/Python)
Rank 108 136 124
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -12
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 63 60 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.91% 1.49% 1.53%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.93% 3.56% 3.06%
Number of salaries quoted 54 48 42
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £20,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £41,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.38% +6.42%
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 Manchester region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1277 1684 1860
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 38.78% 41.87% 49.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1119 1496 1664
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £49,700 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%

LAMP
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

LAMP Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

LAMP
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

LAMP Salary Trend in Manchester

LAMP
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LAMP across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

LAMP Salary Histogram in Manchester

LAMP
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LAMP within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016. 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
Stockport - 15 £41,500 - 2
Salford +16 7 £35,000 +16.66%
Altrincham - 4 £38,000 -
Wigan - 4 £34,500 -
Bolton +18 1 £30,000 +9.09%
LAMP
North West

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 93 (86.92%) PHP
2 86 (80.37%) MySQL
3 85 (79.44%) Linux
4 69 (64.49%) CSS
5 67 (62.62%) HTML
6 62 (57.94%) Apache
7 59 (55.14%) JavaScript
8 57 (53.27%) jQuery
9 52 (48.60%) Git (software)
10 31 (28.97%) Agile Software Development
11 30 (28.04%) Symfony
11 30 (28.04%) OO
12 28 (26.17%) XML
13 25 (23.36%) OOP
14 24 (22.43%) Finance
15 22 (20.56%) Web Development
16 21 (19.63%) HTML5
17 20 (18.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 20 (18.69%) Scrum
18 17 (15.89%) MVC
18 17 (15.89%) Laravel
18 17 (15.89%) WordPress
19 16 (14.95%) AngularJS
19 16 (14.95%) Zend
19 16 (14.95%) Python
19 16 (14.95%) Perl
20 15 (14.02%) Windows
20 15 (14.02%) REST
21 13 (12.15%) Ruby
22 12 (11.21%) Marketing

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 62 (57.94%) Apache
2 17 (15.89%) WordPress
3 7 (6.54%) nginx
3 7 (6.54%) OpenStack
4 6 (5.61%) IIS
5 5 (4.67%) CMS
5 5 (4.67%) Confluence
5 5 (4.67%) Drupal
6 3 (2.80%) Node.js
7 2 (1.87%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 6 (5.61%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.93%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (5.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (4.67%) Magento
3 4 (3.74%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.41%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.87%) GitHub
3 1 (0.93%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.93%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.54%) DNS
2 5 (4.67%) SSH
3 3 (2.80%) HTTPS
4 2 (1.87%) Internet
4 2 (1.87%) IPsec
4 2 (1.87%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.87%) VPN
5 1 (0.93%) Firewall
5 1 (0.93%) Intranet
5 1 (0.93%) LAN
5 1 (0.93%) OpenVPN
5 1 (0.93%) PPTP
5 1 (0.93%) SAN
5 1 (0.93%) SSL
5 1 (0.93%) WAN
5 1 (0.93%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (80.37%) MySQL
2 11 (10.28%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (7.48%) MongoDB
3 8 (7.48%) Redis
3 8 (7.48%) SQL Server
4 7 (6.54%) Big Data
5 6 (5.61%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (4.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 52 (48.60%) Git (software)
2 7 (6.54%) Subversion
3 6 (5.61%) Jenkins
4 5 (4.67%) JIRA
4 5 (4.67%) PhpStorm
4 5 (4.67%) Redmine
5 4 (3.74%) PHPUnit
5 4 (3.74%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.93%) Mercurial
General
1 24 (22.43%) Finance
2 12 (11.21%) Marketing
3 2 (1.87%) Advertising
3 2 (1.87%) Banking
3 2 (1.87%) Legal
3 2 (1.87%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.93%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 81 (75.70%) Developer
2 68 (63.55%) PHP Developer
3 22 (20.56%) Senior Developer
4 16 (14.95%) Senior PHP Developer
5 12 (11.21%) LAMP Developer
5 12 (11.21%) MySQL Developer
5 12 (11.21%) PHP LAMP Developer
5 12 (11.21%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 11 (10.28%) Junior
6 11 (10.28%) Web Developer
7 9 (8.41%) Administrator
7 9 (8.41%) Linux Administrator
8 8 (7.48%) PHP Zend Developer
8 8 (7.48%) Senior MySQL Developer
8 8 (7.48%) Senior PHP Zend Developer
9 7 (6.54%) AWS Consultant
9 7 (6.54%) Cloud Consultant
9 7 (6.54%) Consultant
9 7 (6.54%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 7 (6.54%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (64.49%) CSS
2 67 (62.62%) HTML
3 57 (53.27%) jQuery
4 30 (28.04%) Symfony
5 28 (26.17%) XML
6 21 (19.63%) HTML5
7 20 (18.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 17 (15.89%) Laravel
9 16 (14.95%) AngularJS
10 15 (14.02%) REST
11 12 (11.21%) CSS3
11 12 (11.21%) JSON
11 12 (11.21%) Web Services
12 11 (10.28%) Ajax
13 8 (7.48%) CodeIgniter
14 7 (6.54%) LAPP Stack
14 7 (6.54%) LEMP Stack
15 6 (5.61%) RESTful
15 6 (5.61%) SOAP
16 4 (3.74%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.48%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.61%) User Experience
3 5 (4.67%) Computer Science
3 5 (4.67%) Mobile App
4 4 (3.74%) e-Learning
5 3 (2.80%) Mathematics
5 3 (2.80%) Physics
6 2 (1.87%) iPad
7 1 (0.93%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.93%) Graphic Design
7 1 (0.93%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 85 (79.44%) Linux
2 15 (14.02%) Windows
3 11 (10.28%) Ubuntu
4 6 (5.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (3.74%) CentOS
6 3 (2.80%) Debian
7 2 (1.87%) Fedora
7 2 (1.87%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (28.97%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (28.04%) OO
3 25 (23.36%) OOP
4 22 (20.56%) Web Development
5 20 (18.69%) Scrum
6 17 (15.89%) MVC
7 12 (11.21%) E-Commerce
7 12 (11.21%) OO PHP
8 11 (10.28%) Configuration Management
9 10 (9.35%) Analytics
10 9 (8.41%) Front End Development
11 8 (7.48%) High Availability
11 8 (7.48%) Open Source
12 7 (6.54%) DevOps
12 7 (6.54%) Presales
13 6 (5.61%) CRM
14 5 (4.67%) API Design
14 5 (4.67%) Software Engineering
15 4 (3.74%) Case Management
15 4 (3.74%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 93 (86.92%) PHP
2 59 (55.14%) JavaScript
3 16 (14.95%) Perl
3 16 (14.95%) Python
4 13 (12.15%) Ruby
5 11 (10.28%) Bash Shell
6 8 (7.48%) PHP 5
6 8 (7.48%) SQL
7 7 (6.54%) Java
8 4 (3.74%) XQuery
9 2 (1.87%) C#
9 2 (1.87%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (5.61%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.54%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (9.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.87%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.87%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.93%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.93%) Docker
3 1 (0.93%) NDS
3 1 (0.93%) Novell eDirectory
3 1 (0.93%) pfSense
3 1 (0.93%) Shibboleth
3 1 (0.93%) UAG
Systems Management
1 12 (11.21%) Puppet
2 9 (8.41%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (6.54%) logstash
4 2 (1.87%) yum
5 1 (0.93%) Ansible
5 1 (0.93%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.93%) Nagios
5 1 (0.93%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.93%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 16 (14.95%) Zend
2 11 (10.28%) VMware
3 8 (7.48%) Microsoft
3 8 (7.48%) SaltStack
4 7 (6.54%) Perforce
4 7 (6.54%) Twitter
5 6 (5.61%) Google
5 6 (5.61%) Red Hat
6 5 (4.67%) Atlassian
7 2 (1.87%) Facebook
7 2 (1.87%) Rackspace
7 2 (1.87%) Splunk
8 1 (0.93%) Adobe
8 1 (0.93%) Cisco
8 1 (0.93%) EMC
8 1 (0.93%) NetIQ
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