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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 131 154 107
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -47
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 54 36 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.43% 0.90% 2.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.32% 1.93% 4.25%
Number of salaries quoted 52 25 73
Average salary £34,000 £30,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,150 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £43,000 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
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
1628 1866 2046
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 43.13% 46.77% 50.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1419 1614 1868
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 30 March 2015.

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 30 March 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
Ashton-under-Lyne -1 3 £30,000 -
Bolton - 3 £47,500 -
Cheadle - 3 £28,000 -
Stockport - 2 £27,000 - 1
Oldham +6 1 £33,000 -5.71% 1
Bury - 1 £25,000 - 1
LAMP
North West

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 96 (100.00%) PHP
2 71 (73.96%) Linux
3 69 (71.88%) MySQL
4 63 (65.63%) JavaScript
5 62 (64.58%) HTML
6 60 (62.50%) CSS
7 54 (56.25%) jQuery
8 47 (48.96%) Git (software)
9 46 (47.92%) Apache
10 44 (45.83%) MVC
11 37 (38.54%) HTML5
12 34 (35.42%) CodeIgniter
13 32 (33.33%) Degree
14 30 (31.25%) CSS3
15 29 (30.21%) Agile Software Development
16 28 (29.17%) Web Design
16 28 (29.17%) E-Commerce
17 24 (25.00%) OO
18 23 (23.96%) SQL
18 23 (23.96%) Web Development
19 19 (19.79%) Laravel
19 19 (19.79%) Subversion
19 19 (19.79%) OOP
20 18 (18.75%) Web Services
20 18 (18.75%) WordPress
20 18 (18.75%) OO PHP
21 17 (17.71%) Sass
21 17 (17.71%) Symfony
22 16 (16.67%) TDD
22 16 (16.67%) AngularJS

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 46 (47.92%) Apache
2 18 (18.75%) WordPress
3 11 (11.46%) CMS
4 7 (7.29%) Joomla!
5 4 (4.17%) Drupal
6 3 (3.13%) nginx
7 2 (2.08%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 7 (7.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 4 (4.17%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (9.38%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.08%) SaaS
2 1 (1.04%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.04%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.29%) SSH
2 2 (2.08%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.08%) VPN
2 2 (2.08%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (71.88%) MySQL
2 6 (6.25%) SQL Server
3 5 (5.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (3.13%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.08%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 47 (48.96%) Git (software)
2 19 (19.79%) Subversion
3 10 (10.42%) Selenium
3 10 (10.42%) TeamCity
3 10 (10.42%) Hudson
3 10 (10.42%) Jenkins
4 8 (8.33%) JIRA
5 5 (5.21%) Mercurial
5 5 (5.21%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 3 (3.13%) Grunt
7 1 (1.04%) PHPUnit
General
1 7 (7.29%) Advertising
2 2 (2.08%) Finance
3 1 (1.04%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.04%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 80 (83.33%) Developer
2 51 (53.13%) PHP Developer
3 30 (31.25%) Web Developer
4 20 (20.83%) PHP LAMP Developer
5 16 (16.67%) Software Developer
6 14 (14.58%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 11 (11.46%) Junior
7 11 (11.46%) Junior Developer
8 10 (10.42%) Junior PHP Developer
9 9 (9.38%) LAMP Developer
9 9 (9.38%) Front-End Developer
10 8 (8.33%) Front-End Web Developer
11 7 (7.29%) Mid-Level PHP Developer
12 6 (6.25%) Software Engineer
12 6 (6.25%) Web Applications Developer
12 6 (6.25%) Applications Developer
12 6 (6.25%) Senior Developer
13 5 (5.21%) Administrator
13 5 (5.21%) Systems Administrator
13 5 (5.21%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (64.58%) HTML
2 60 (62.50%) CSS
3 54 (56.25%) jQuery
4 37 (38.54%) HTML5
5 34 (35.42%) CodeIgniter
6 30 (31.25%) CSS3
7 19 (19.79%) Laravel
8 18 (18.75%) Web Services
9 17 (17.71%) Symfony
9 17 (17.71%) Sass
10 16 (16.67%) AngularJS
10 16 (16.67%) Zurb Foundation
11 12 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 12 (12.50%) LESS
12 11 (11.46%) XHTML
12 11 (11.46%) XML
13 10 (10.42%) RESTful
14 7 (7.29%) Ajax
15 6 (6.25%) Yii
16 5 (5.21%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.29%) Photography
2 5 (5.21%) W3C
2 5 (5.21%) Open Source
3 3 (3.13%) Derivative
3 3 (3.13%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.08%) Replication
4 2 (2.08%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.08%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 71 (73.96%) Linux
2 3 (3.13%) UNIX
3 2 (2.08%) Windows
3 2 (2.08%) Android
3 2 (2.08%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.04%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (45.83%) MVC
2 29 (30.21%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (29.17%) Web Design
3 28 (29.17%) E-Commerce
4 24 (25.00%) OO
5 23 (23.96%) Web Development
6 19 (19.79%) OOP
7 18 (18.75%) OO PHP
8 16 (16.67%) TDD
9 12 (12.50%) Unit Testing
9 12 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
10 10 (10.42%) DevOps
11 9 (9.38%) SEO
12 7 (7.29%) System Testing
12 7 (7.29%) Time Management
12 7 (7.29%) Software Engineering
13 5 (5.21%) BDD
13 5 (5.21%) Scrum
14 4 (4.17%) Migration
14 4 (4.17%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 96 (100.00%) PHP
2 63 (65.63%) JavaScript
3 23 (23.96%) SQL
4 9 (9.38%) PHP5
5 6 (6.25%) C#
6 4 (4.17%) Perl
7 3 (3.13%) C
7 3 (3.13%) Ruby
8 2 (2.08%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.08%) C++
8 2 (2.08%) Python
8 2 (2.08%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.04%) Java
Qualifications
1 32 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.42%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (7.29%) Nagios
1 7 (7.29%) Puppet
2 3 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (3.13%) Cacti
3 2 (2.08%) Opsview
Vendors
1 14 (14.58%) Zend
2 12 (12.50%) Twitter
3 11 (11.46%) Adobe
4 5 (5.21%) Red Hat
4 5 (5.21%) Google
5 3 (3.13%) Oracle
6 2 (2.08%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (2.08%) Perforce
7 1 (1.04%) Percona
Manchester, Lancashire
Venturi
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bury, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Techsearch Technology
Salary: From £22,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago