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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 159 146 130
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -16
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 23 42 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.58% 1.01% 1.38%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.30% 2.01% 2.83%
Number of salaries quoted 21 42 50
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1770 2085 1835
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 44.34% 50.25% 48.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1488 1874 1675
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £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 24 July 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 24 July 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 24 July 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 44 (84.62%) MySQL
3 34 (65.38%) CSS
3 34 (65.38%) HTML
4 31 (59.62%) Linux
5 27 (51.92%) JavaScript
6 21 (40.38%) MVC
7 20 (38.46%) Apache
8 16 (30.77%) E-Commerce
8 16 (30.77%) jQuery
9 14 (26.92%) Ajax
10 13 (25.00%) XML
11 12 (23.08%) OO
11 12 (23.08%) Analytics
12 10 (19.23%) Zend
12 10 (19.23%) UNIX
12 10 (19.23%) C
13 9 (17.31%) Perl
13 9 (17.31%) Mathematics
13 9 (17.31%) Statistics
13 9 (17.31%) Visualisation
13 9 (17.31%) HTML5
14 8 (15.38%) Puppet
15 7 (13.46%) XHTML
15 7 (13.46%) CMS
15 7 (13.46%) SQL
15 7 (13.46%) Marketing
15 7 (13.46%) CSS3
16 6 (11.54%) Open Source
16 6 (11.54%) Symfony

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 20 (38.46%) Apache
2 7 (13.46%) CMS
3 6 (11.54%) WordPress
4 4 (7.69%) Node.js
4 4 (7.69%) IIS
5 2 (3.85%) Confluence
5 2 (3.85%) OpenStack
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%) OpenVPN
2 2 (3.85%) IPsec
2 2 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (3.85%) PPTP
2 2 (3.85%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (84.62%) MySQL
2 4 (7.69%) Relational Database
2 4 (7.69%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.85%) Big Data
4 1 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.92%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (7.69%) Subversion
2 2 (3.85%) PHPUnit
2 2 (3.85%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.85%) JIRA
3 1 (1.92%) Mercurial
General
1 7 (13.46%) Marketing
2 4 (7.69%) Finance
3 3 (5.77%) Games
4 2 (3.85%) Retail
5 1 (1.92%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.92%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 44 (84.62%) Developer
2 22 (42.31%) PHP Developer
3 10 (19.23%) Web Developer
4 8 (15.38%) PHP Web Developer
4 8 (15.38%) Perl Developer
5 5 (9.62%) Senior Developer
5 5 (9.62%) Administrator
6 4 (7.69%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 4 (7.69%) Senior PHP Developer
6 4 (7.69%) Senior PHP Web Developer
6 4 (7.69%) Senior Web Developer
7 3 (5.77%) Perl Programmer
7 3 (5.77%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 3 (5.77%) Linux Administrator
7 3 (5.77%) Programmer
7 3 (5.77%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (5.77%) Web Programmer
7 3 (5.77%) LAMP Developer
8 2 (3.85%) PHP LAMP Developer
8 2 (3.85%) Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (65.38%) CSS
1 34 (65.38%) HTML
2 16 (30.77%) jQuery
3 14 (26.92%) Ajax
4 13 (25.00%) XML
5 9 (17.31%) HTML5
6 7 (13.46%) XHTML
6 7 (13.46%) CSS3
7 6 (11.54%) Symfony
8 5 (9.62%) SOAP
8 5 (9.62%) .NET
9 3 (5.77%) CodeIgniter
9 3 (5.77%) Laravel
10 1 (1.92%) Flash
10 1 (1.92%) JSON
10 1 (1.92%) .NET Framework
10 1 (1.92%) Ruby on Rails
10 1 (1.92%) CakePHP
10 1 (1.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 1 (1.92%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.31%) Mathematics
1 9 (17.31%) Statistics
1 9 (17.31%) Visualisation
2 6 (11.54%) Open Source
3 3 (5.77%) Social Media
4 2 (3.85%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 31 (59.62%) Linux
2 10 (19.23%) UNIX
3 6 (11.54%) Windows
4 2 (3.85%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (40.38%) MVC
2 16 (30.77%) E-Commerce
3 12 (23.08%) OO
3 12 (23.08%) Analytics
4 6 (11.54%) Load Balancing
4 6 (11.54%) OOP
4 6 (11.54%) Project Management
5 5 (9.62%) Data Virtualisation
5 5 (9.62%) OO PHP
6 4 (7.69%) Web Application Development
6 4 (7.69%) Data Analysis
7 3 (5.77%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (5.77%) SEO
7 3 (5.77%) Software Engineering
7 3 (5.77%) Unit Testing
7 3 (5.77%) Data Visualisation
8 2 (3.85%) Online Marketing
8 2 (3.85%) Mobile Application Development
8 2 (3.85%) Business Analysis
9 1 (1.92%) UML
Programming Languages
1 51 (98.08%) PHP
2 27 (51.92%) JavaScript
3 10 (19.23%) C
4 9 (17.31%) Perl
5 7 (13.46%) SQL
6 6 (11.54%) PHP5
7 5 (9.62%) C#
8 3 (5.77%) C++
8 3 (5.77%) Java
9 2 (3.85%) Ruby
9 2 (3.85%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.92%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2 (3.85%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (3.85%) Squid
Systems Management
1 8 (15.38%) Puppet
2 6 (11.54%) Nagios
Vendors
1 10 (19.23%) Zend
2 2 (3.85%) Twitter
2 2 (3.85%) Atlassian
2 2 (3.85%) Perforce
3 1 (1.92%) Facebook
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