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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 157 134 141
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +7
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 25 45 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.62% 1.15% 1.05%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.38% 2.33% 2.06%
Number of salaries quoted 24 42 37
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 £31,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% +2.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,300 £26,800 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £41,000 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
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
1809 1929 1940
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 44.61% 49.17% 50.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1536 1726 1757
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 27 August 2014.

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 27 August 2014. 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
Sale +6 1 £20,000 -40.29%
LAMP
North West

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 51 (98.08%) PHP
2 41 (78.85%) MySQL
3 31 (59.62%) CSS
3 31 (59.62%) HTML
3 31 (59.62%) Linux
4 29 (55.77%) JavaScript
5 23 (44.23%) MVC
6 21 (40.38%) Apache
7 20 (38.46%) jQuery
8 17 (32.69%) E-Commerce
9 12 (23.08%) CMS
9 12 (23.08%) Zend
9 12 (23.08%) Ajax
10 11 (21.15%) Analytics
11 10 (19.23%) CSS3
11 10 (19.23%) HTML5
11 10 (19.23%) XML
12 9 (17.31%) UNIX
12 9 (17.31%) C
12 9 (17.31%) Puppet
13 8 (15.38%) Visualisation
13 8 (15.38%) Statistics
13 8 (15.38%) Mathematics
13 8 (15.38%) OO
13 8 (15.38%) XHTML
14 7 (13.46%) Perl
14 7 (13.46%) SQL
14 7 (13.46%) Windows
14 7 (13.46%) Agile Software Development
15 6 (11.54%) Open Source

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 21 (40.38%) Apache
2 12 (23.08%) CMS
3 6 (11.54%) WordPress
4 4 (7.69%) Node.js
5 2 (3.85%) OpenStack
5 2 (3.85%) IIS
5 2 (3.85%) Confluence
5 2 (3.85%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 5 (9.62%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.85%) Route 53
1 2 (3.85%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (1.92%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.54%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.85%) VPN
2 2 (3.85%) PPTP
2 2 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (3.85%) IPsec
2 2 (3.85%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (78.85%) MySQL
2 2 (3.85%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.85%) Big Data
2 2 (3.85%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.92%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (5.77%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.85%) Subversion
2 2 (3.85%) JIRA
2 2 (3.85%) PHPUnit
3 1 (1.92%) Phing
3 1 (1.92%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.92%) Mercurial
General
1 5 (9.62%) Marketing
2 3 (5.77%) Games
3 2 (3.85%) Retail
3 2 (3.85%) Finance
4 1 (1.92%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.92%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 42 (80.77%) Developer
2 22 (42.31%) PHP Developer
3 7 (13.46%) Perl Developer
3 7 (13.46%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 5 (9.62%) Administrator
4 5 (9.62%) Web Developer
5 4 (7.69%) PHP Web Developer
5 4 (7.69%) LAMP Developer
6 3 (5.77%) Web Programmer
6 3 (5.77%) Linux Administrator
6 3 (5.77%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (5.77%) Development Manager
6 3 (5.77%) Programmer
6 3 (5.77%) Perl Programmer
6 3 (5.77%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 2 (3.85%) Graduate Developer
7 2 (3.85%) Senior Web Developer
7 2 (3.85%) Team Leader
7 2 (3.85%) UNIX Administrator
7 2 (3.85%) Development Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (59.62%) HTML
1 31 (59.62%) CSS
2 20 (38.46%) jQuery
3 12 (23.08%) Ajax
4 10 (19.23%) XML
4 10 (19.23%) HTML5
4 10 (19.23%) CSS3
5 8 (15.38%) XHTML
6 6 (11.54%) Symfony
6 6 (11.54%) CodeIgniter
7 3 (5.77%) SOAP
7 3 (5.77%) .NET
7 3 (5.77%) Laravel
8 1 (1.92%) D3.js
8 1 (1.92%) Sass
8 1 (1.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (1.92%) Flash
8 1 (1.92%) .NET Framework
8 1 (1.92%) JSON
8 1 (1.92%) CakePHP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.38%) Visualisation
1 8 (15.38%) Statistics
1 8 (15.38%) Mathematics
2 6 (11.54%) Open Source
3 2 (3.85%) Social Media
3 2 (3.85%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.92%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 31 (59.62%) Linux
2 9 (17.31%) UNIX
3 7 (13.46%) Windows
4 2 (3.85%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (44.23%) MVC
2 17 (32.69%) E-Commerce
3 11 (21.15%) Analytics
4 8 (15.38%) OO
5 7 (13.46%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (11.54%) OOP
6 6 (11.54%) Load Balancing
7 4 (7.69%) Data Virtualisation
7 4 (7.69%) Project Management
7 4 (7.69%) Data Analysis
8 3 (5.77%) SEO
8 3 (5.77%) Data Visualisation
8 3 (5.77%) Web Application Development
8 3 (5.77%) Unit Testing
8 3 (5.77%) OO PHP
9 2 (3.85%) Online Marketing
9 2 (3.85%) Resource Management
9 2 (3.85%) Mobile Application Development
9 2 (3.85%) Software Engineering
9 2 (3.85%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 51 (98.08%) PHP
2 29 (55.77%) JavaScript
3 9 (17.31%) C
4 7 (13.46%) Perl
4 7 (13.46%) SQL
5 6 (11.54%) PHP5
6 5 (9.62%) C#
7 4 (7.69%) Java
8 3 (5.77%) C++
9 2 (3.85%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.92%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.92%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (1.92%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (3.85%) Squid
Systems Management
1 9 (17.31%) Puppet
2 6 (11.54%) Nagios
Vendors
1 12 (23.08%) Zend
2 2 (3.85%) Atlassian
2 2 (3.85%) Perforce
2 2 (3.85%) Twitter
3 1 (1.92%) Facebook
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