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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 128 160 150
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -10
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 54 22 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.59% 0.56% 0.99%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.67% 1.27% 1.93%
Number of salaries quoted 50 18 41
Average salary £37,000 £36,250 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.06% +22.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,450 £24,700 £24,100
10% offered a salary of more than £45,250 £49,500 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
1473 1734 2180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 43.39% 44.44% 51.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1265 1461 1966
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £51,500
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 3 July 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 3 July 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
Bolton - 2 £36,250 -
Bury - 2 £25,000 -
Stockport - 2 £30,250 - 1
LAMP
North West

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 93 (85.32%) PHP
2 84 (77.06%) Linux
3 63 (57.80%) MySQL
4 45 (41.28%) Agile Software Development
4 45 (41.28%) JavaScript
4 45 (41.28%) Apache
5 44 (40.37%) Git (software)
6 39 (35.78%) CSS
6 39 (35.78%) HTML
7 34 (31.19%) jQuery
8 28 (25.69%) SQL
9 27 (24.77%) MVC
10 26 (23.85%) TDD
10 26 (23.85%) CodeIgniter
11 24 (22.02%) Puppet
11 24 (22.02%) Scrum
12 23 (21.10%) Software Engineering
12 23 (21.10%) Degree
13 22 (20.18%) Selenium
14 20 (18.35%) DevOps
15 19 (17.43%) Symfony
15 19 (17.43%) Unit Testing
16 17 (15.60%) C++
16 17 (15.60%) VPN
17 16 (14.68%) E-Commerce
18 14 (12.84%) Analytics
18 14 (12.84%) Jenkins
18 14 (12.84%) Docker
18 14 (12.84%) Zend
18 14 (12.84%) TeamCity

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 45 (41.28%) Apache
2 13 (11.93%) WordPress
3 9 (8.26%) nginx
4 3 (2.75%) Apache ServiceMix
5 2 (1.83%) CMS
6 1 (0.92%) Joomla!
6 1 (0.92%) Drupal
6 1 (0.92%) Jetty
6 1 (0.92%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.92%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.92%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (1.83%) MS Office
1 2 (1.83%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.83%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.92%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (9.17%) Magento
2 2 (1.83%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (9.17%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (5.50%) Route 53
2 6 (5.50%) Amazon ELB
3 3 (2.75%) GitHub
3 3 (2.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (15.60%) VPN
2 9 (8.26%) Network Security
3 8 (7.34%) DNS
4 6 (5.50%) PPTP
4 6 (5.50%) IPsec
4 6 (5.50%) OpenVPN
5 5 (4.59%) FTP
5 5 (4.59%) TCP/IP
6 4 (3.67%) Firewall
7 1 (0.92%) DHCP
7 1 (0.92%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (57.80%) MySQL
2 11 (10.09%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (7.34%) Big Data
4 7 (6.42%) SQL Server
5 5 (4.59%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (3.67%) Oracle Database
7 3 (2.75%) Amazon Redshift
7 3 (2.75%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (2.75%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.92%) Couchbase
9 1 (0.92%) MariaDB
9 1 (0.92%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (0.92%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 44 (40.37%) Git (software)
2 22 (20.18%) Selenium
3 14 (12.84%) TeamCity
3 14 (12.84%) Hudson
3 14 (12.84%) Jenkins
4 10 (9.17%) Subversion
5 8 (7.34%) JIRA
6 3 (2.75%) Grunt
7 2 (1.83%) Visual Studio
7 2 (1.83%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (1.83%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (1.83%) Mercurial
7 2 (1.83%) PHPUnit
General
1 3 (2.75%) Marketing
2 1 (0.92%) Telecoms
2 1 (0.92%) Finance
2 1 (0.92%) Advertising
2 1 (0.92%) Retail
Job Titles
1 57 (52.29%) Developer
2 42 (38.53%) PHP Developer
3 16 (14.68%) PHP LAMP Developer
4 15 (13.76%) Software Engineer
5 14 (12.84%) Systems Administrator
5 14 (12.84%) Administrator
5 14 (12.84%) Software Developer
6 12 (11.01%) Web Developer
6 12 (11.01%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 12 (11.01%) Linux Administrator
7 6 (5.50%) Front-End Developer
7 6 (5.50%) DevOps Engineer
8 5 (4.59%) Front-End Web Developer
8 5 (4.59%) Junior Developer
8 5 (4.59%) PHP Web Developer
8 5 (4.59%) LAMP Developer
8 5 (4.59%) Junior
9 4 (3.67%) Junior PHP Developer
9 4 (3.67%) Test Engineer
9 4 (3.67%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (35.78%) HTML
1 39 (35.78%) CSS
2 34 (31.19%) jQuery
3 26 (23.85%) CodeIgniter
4 19 (17.43%) Symfony
5 14 (12.84%) RESTful
6 11 (10.09%) AngularJS
6 11 (10.09%) Laravel
7 9 (8.26%) Sass
7 9 (8.26%) XML
8 8 (7.34%) Web Services
8 8 (7.34%) HTML5
8 8 (7.34%) REST
9 7 (6.42%) Ajax
10 6 (5.50%) Google Maps API
10 6 (5.50%) CSS3
10 6 (5.50%) Yii
11 5 (4.59%) XHTML
12 4 (3.67%) .NET
12 4 (3.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.17%) Mobile App
2 6 (5.50%) Cryptography
2 6 (5.50%) PKI
3 4 (3.67%) Replication
4 3 (2.75%) Visualisation
4 3 (2.75%) Derivative
4 3 (2.75%) User Experience
4 3 (2.75%) W3C
5 2 (1.83%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.83%) Clustering
6 1 (0.92%) EqualLogic
6 1 (0.92%) Social Media
6 1 (0.92%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.92%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 84 (77.06%) Linux
2 8 (7.34%) Android
2 8 (7.34%) Apple iOS
3 7 (6.42%) CentOS
3 7 (6.42%) Debian
4 5 (4.59%) Windows
5 3 (2.75%) UNIX
5 3 (2.75%) Solaris
6 2 (1.83%) AIX
6 2 (1.83%) HPUX
6 2 (1.83%) Tru64
6 2 (1.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.92%) SUSE
7 1 (0.92%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (41.28%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (24.77%) MVC
3 26 (23.85%) TDD
4 24 (22.02%) Scrum
5 23 (21.10%) Software Engineering
6 20 (18.35%) DevOps
7 19 (17.43%) Unit Testing
8 16 (14.68%) E-Commerce
9 14 (12.84%) Analytics
10 13 (11.93%) SDLC
10 13 (11.93%) OO
11 12 (11.01%) Web Development
12 11 (10.09%) Open Source
13 9 (8.26%) Configuration Management
13 9 (8.26%) Web Design
13 9 (8.26%) Responsive Web Design
14 8 (7.34%) User Stories
14 8 (7.34%) Automation Testing
14 8 (7.34%) Continuous Delivery
14 8 (7.34%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 93 (85.32%) PHP
2 45 (41.28%) JavaScript
3 28 (25.69%) SQL
4 17 (15.60%) C++
5 9 (8.26%) Perl
6 8 (7.34%) Bash Shell
6 8 (7.34%) Python
7 4 (3.67%) C
7 4 (3.67%) C#
7 4 (3.67%) Shell Script
7 4 (3.67%) Ruby
8 1 (0.92%) PHP4
8 1 (0.92%) Bourne shell
8 1 (0.92%) Java
8 1 (0.92%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 23 (21.10%) Degree
2 5 (4.59%) RHCE
2 5 (4.59%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (12.84%) QA
2 2 (1.83%) Data Quality
System Software
1 14 (12.84%) Docker
2 2 (1.83%) Samba
3 1 (0.92%) Xen
3 1 (0.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.92%) Varnish
3 1 (0.92%) KVM
3 1 (0.92%) Ceph
3 1 (0.92%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 24 (22.02%) Puppet
2 13 (11.93%) Vagrant
3 9 (8.26%) Nagios
4 4 (3.67%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (2.75%) Opsview
6 1 (0.92%) cPanel
6 1 (0.92%) Cacti
6 1 (0.92%) Plesk
6 1 (0.92%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.92%) Ansible
Vendors
1 14 (12.84%) Zend
2 12 (11.01%) Red Hat
3 7 (6.42%) Google
4 5 (4.59%) Perforce
5 4 (3.67%) Oracle
6 2 (1.83%) Microsoft
6 2 (1.83%) Sun
6 2 (1.83%) Twitter
7 1 (0.92%) Dell Compellent
7 1 (0.92%) VMware
7 1 (0.92%) EMC
7 1 (0.92%) Juniper
7 1 (0.92%) Cisco
7 1 (0.92%) Salesforce.com
Manchester, Lancashire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits inc. flexible working hours
Posted: 2 days ago
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Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £36000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Venturi
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago