The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Manchester region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 159 110 129
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +19
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 29 86 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.72% 2.10% 1.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.56% 4.08% 2.33%
Number of salaries quoted 23 71 42
Average salary £27,500 £31,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.69% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,100
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £44,500 £39,750
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1856 2107 1806
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 45.90% 51.33% 48.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1598 1927 1658
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
LAMP
North West

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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Oldham 0 6 £35,000 +55.55%
Altrincham +18 2 £25,000 -16.66%
Ashton-under-Lyne - 1 £30,000 -
LAMP
North West

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 90 (91.84%) PHP
2 74 (75.51%) HTML
3 68 (69.39%) MySQL
4 63 (64.29%) CSS
5 53 (54.08%) JavaScript
6 47 (47.96%) Linux
7 36 (36.73%) MVC
8 33 (33.67%) OO
9 31 (31.63%) Apache
9 31 (31.63%) Ajax
10 29 (29.59%) jQuery
11 24 (24.49%) XML
12 21 (21.43%) Zend
13 19 (19.39%) Perl
13 19 (19.39%) Open Source
14 18 (18.37%) Symfony
15 17 (17.35%) HTML5
16 16 (16.33%) Project Management
16 16 (16.33%) Java
17 15 (15.31%) E-Commerce
17 15 (15.31%) Marketing
18 14 (14.29%) SQL
19 13 (13.27%) Analytics
20 12 (12.24%) Drupal
21 11 (11.22%) CSS3
21 11 (11.22%) SOAP
21 11 (11.22%) Web Services
21 11 (11.22%) OOP
21 11 (11.22%) Software Engineering
22 10 (10.20%) JSON

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 31 (31.63%) Apache
2 12 (12.24%) Drupal
3 7 (7.14%) WordPress
4 5 (5.10%) IIS
5 3 (3.06%) CMS
6 2 (2.04%) WebSphere
6 2 (2.04%) Joomla!
6 2 (2.04%) Commerce Server
6 2 (2.04%) OpenStack
7 1 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.02%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (1.02%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 9 (9.18%) Magento
2 2 (2.04%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.02%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.02%) SaaS
1 1 (1.02%) PaaS
1 1 (1.02%) GitHub
1 1 (1.02%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.08%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (3.06%) HTTP
3 2 (2.04%) Firewall
4 1 (1.02%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.02%) IPv6
4 1 (1.02%) SAN
4 1 (1.02%) Intranet
4 1 (1.02%) OSPF
4 1 (1.02%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (69.39%) MySQL
2 10 (10.20%) Relational Database
3 7 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (5.10%) SQL Server
5 4 (4.08%) Big Data
6 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.02%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 9 (9.18%) Subversion
2 2 (2.04%) PHPUnit
3 1 (1.02%) Git (software)
General
1 15 (15.31%) Marketing
2 5 (5.10%) Finance
3 4 (4.08%) Games
3 4 (4.08%) Retail
4 3 (3.06%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.02%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.02%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.02%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.02%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 83 (84.69%) Developer
2 38 (38.78%) PHP Developer
3 29 (29.59%) Web Developer
4 18 (18.37%) Senior Developer
5 11 (11.22%) Perl Developer
6 9 (9.18%) PHP Web Developer
7 8 (8.16%) Senior Web Developer
8 7 (7.14%) LAMP Developer
9 6 (6.12%) PHP LAMP Developer
9 6 (6.12%) Senior PHP Developer
9 6 (6.12%) Programmer
9 6 (6.12%) Software Developer
9 6 (6.12%) Architect
10 5 (5.10%) UI Developer
11 4 (4.08%) PHP MySQL Developer
11 4 (4.08%) Project Manager
11 4 (4.08%) Technical Project Manager
11 4 (4.08%) Senior PHP Web Developer
11 4 (4.08%) Senior Perl Developer
11 4 (4.08%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (75.51%) HTML
2 63 (64.29%) CSS
3 31 (31.63%) Ajax
4 29 (29.59%) jQuery
5 24 (24.49%) XML
6 18 (18.37%) Symfony
7 17 (17.35%) HTML5
8 11 (11.22%) CSS3
8 11 (11.22%) SOAP
8 11 (11.22%) Web Services
9 10 (10.20%) JSON
10 8 (8.16%) .NET
11 7 (7.14%) Ruby on Rails
11 7 (7.14%) XHTML
11 7 (7.14%) REST
12 5 (5.10%) CodeIgniter
13 4 (4.08%) CGI
13 4 (4.08%) RESTful
14 3 (3.06%) J2EE
15 2 (2.04%) CakePHP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (19.39%) Open Source
2 9 (9.18%) Social Media
3 8 (8.16%) Statistics
3 8 (8.16%) Mathematics
3 8 (8.16%) Visualisation
4 3 (3.06%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.04%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.04%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.02%) Replication
6 1 (1.02%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.02%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 47 (47.96%) Linux
2 10 (10.20%) UNIX
3 5 (5.10%) Windows
3 5 (5.10%) Debian
3 5 (5.10%) Apple iOS
4 4 (4.08%) CentOS
5 1 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.02%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.02%) Android
5 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (36.73%) MVC
2 33 (33.67%) OO
3 16 (16.33%) Project Management
4 15 (15.31%) E-Commerce
5 13 (13.27%) Analytics
6 11 (11.22%) OOP
6 11 (11.22%) Software Engineering
7 9 (9.18%) Digital Marketing
7 9 (9.18%) Web Development
7 9 (9.18%) Web Application Development
8 7 (7.14%) OO PHP
8 7 (7.14%) OOD
9 6 (6.12%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (5.10%) Data Analysis
10 5 (5.10%) Data Virtualisation
11 4 (4.08%) Web Design
11 4 (4.08%) Responsive Web Design
11 4 (4.08%) RAD
12 3 (3.06%) ERP
12 3 (3.06%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 90 (91.84%) PHP
2 53 (54.08%) JavaScript
3 19 (19.39%) Perl
4 16 (16.33%) Java
5 14 (14.29%) SQL
6 9 (9.18%) Ruby
7 8 (8.16%) PHP5
8 7 (7.14%) C
9 6 (6.12%) C#
10 3 (3.06%) Bash Shell
10 3 (3.06%) Shell Script
11 2 (2.04%) XQuery
12 1 (1.02%) Python
12 1 (1.02%) C++
Qualifications
1 9 (9.18%) Degree
2 5 (5.10%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (2.04%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.02%) XenServer
2 1 (1.02%) KVM
Systems Management
1 2 (2.04%) Nagios
1 2 (2.04%) Puppet
1 2 (2.04%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.02%) SCCM
Vendors
1 21 (21.43%) Zend
2 5 (5.10%) Twitter
3 3 (3.06%) Facebook
3 3 (3.06%) VMware
4 2 (2.04%) Endeca
4 2 (2.04%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.02%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.02%) Google
5 1 (1.02%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.02%) Citrix
5 1 (1.02%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.02%) Rackspace
Manchester, Lancashire
Duval Associates Ltd
Salary: £28,000 to £34,000 + benefits + bonus
Posted: 20 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
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Uniting Ambition
Salary: £31k - 37k per year + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago