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

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 128 167 146
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -21
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 53 24 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.48% 0.60% 1.04%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.57% 1.35% 2.09%
Number of salaries quoted 50 22 43
Average salary £35,000 £31,250 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.99% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,750 £25,150 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £40,000 £38,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
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
1484 1777 2053
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 41.42% 44.41% 49.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1276 1492 1843
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
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 29 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 29 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
Stockport - 2 £30,250 -
Bolton - 1 £47,500 -
Bury - 1 £25,000 -
Wigan - 1 £32,500 -
LAMP
North West

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 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 96 (85.71%) PHP
2 83 (74.11%) Linux
3 65 (58.04%) MySQL
4 46 (41.07%) Agile Software Development
5 45 (40.18%) JavaScript
5 45 (40.18%) Git (software)
6 40 (35.71%) CSS
6 40 (35.71%) Apache
7 38 (33.93%) HTML
8 37 (33.04%) jQuery
9 26 (23.21%) CodeIgniter
9 26 (23.21%) Puppet
9 26 (23.21%) SQL
10 25 (22.32%) Scrum
10 25 (22.32%) TDD
11 23 (20.54%) Software Engineering
11 23 (20.54%) MVC
12 20 (17.86%) Selenium
12 20 (17.86%) C++
12 20 (17.86%) VPN
12 20 (17.86%) DevOps
13 18 (16.07%) Analytics
13 18 (16.07%) Zend
13 18 (16.07%) Unit Testing
13 18 (16.07%) WordPress
13 18 (16.07%) Degree
14 17 (15.18%) Symfony
14 17 (15.18%) Docker
15 16 (14.29%) Vagrant
16 14 (12.50%) OO

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 40 (35.71%) Apache
2 18 (16.07%) WordPress
3 9 (8.04%) nginx
4 3 (2.68%) Apache ServiceMix
5 2 (1.79%) CMS
6 1 (0.89%) Joomla!
6 1 (0.89%) Drupal
6 1 (0.89%) Jetty
6 1 (0.89%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.89%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.89%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (1.79%) MS Office
1 2 (1.79%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.79%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.89%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (8.04%) Magento
2 2 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (11.61%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (8.04%) Route 53
2 9 (8.04%) Amazon ELB
3 3 (2.68%) GitHub
3 3 (2.68%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (17.86%) VPN
2 9 (8.04%) PPTP
2 9 (8.04%) IPsec
2 9 (8.04%) Network Security
2 9 (8.04%) OpenVPN
3 8 (7.14%) DNS
4 5 (4.46%) FTP
4 5 (4.46%) TCP/IP
5 4 (3.57%) Firewall
6 1 (0.89%) Internet
6 1 (0.89%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (58.04%) MySQL
2 11 (9.82%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (8.04%) Big Data
4 5 (4.46%) SQL Server
4 5 (4.46%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (3.57%) Oracle Database
6 3 (2.68%) Amazon Redshift
6 3 (2.68%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (2.68%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.89%) Couchbase
7 1 (0.89%) MariaDB
7 1 (0.89%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.89%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.89%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 45 (40.18%) Git (software)
2 20 (17.86%) Selenium
3 12 (10.71%) TeamCity
3 12 (10.71%) Hudson
3 12 (10.71%) Jenkins
4 8 (7.14%) Subversion
4 8 (7.14%) JIRA
5 3 (2.68%) PHPUnit
5 3 (2.68%) Grunt
6 2 (1.79%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (3.57%) Marketing
2 1 (0.89%) Telecoms
2 1 (0.89%) Automotive
2 1 (0.89%) Advertising
2 1 (0.89%) Retail
Job Titles
1 58 (51.79%) Developer
2 42 (37.50%) PHP Developer
3 18 (16.07%) PHP LAMP Developer
4 15 (13.39%) Software Engineer
5 13 (11.61%) Systems Administrator
5 13 (11.61%) Administrator
6 12 (10.71%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 12 (10.71%) Linux Administrator
7 11 (9.82%) Web Developer
8 10 (8.93%) Software Developer
9 9 (8.04%) DevOps Engineer
10 6 (5.36%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 6 (5.36%) Front-End Developer
11 5 (4.46%) Front-End Web Developer
11 5 (4.46%) PHP Web Developer
11 5 (4.46%) Junior Developer
11 5 (4.46%) Junior
12 4 (3.57%) Test Engineer
12 4 (3.57%) Junior PHP Developer
12 4 (3.57%) LAMP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (35.71%) CSS
2 38 (33.93%) HTML
3 37 (33.04%) jQuery
4 26 (23.21%) CodeIgniter
5 17 (15.18%) Symfony
6 12 (10.71%) RESTful
6 12 (10.71%) REST
7 11 (9.82%) Laravel
8 10 (8.93%) XML
9 9 (8.04%) AngularJS
10 8 (7.14%) Sass
11 7 (6.25%) Web Services
11 7 (6.25%) Ajax
12 6 (5.36%) Google Maps API
12 6 (5.36%) Yii
13 5 (4.46%) HTML5
13 5 (4.46%) JSON
13 5 (4.46%) XHTML
14 4 (3.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 4 (3.57%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.82%) Mobile App
2 9 (8.04%) Cryptography
2 9 (8.04%) PKI
3 4 (3.57%) Replication
4 3 (2.68%) Visualisation
4 3 (2.68%) Derivative
4 3 (2.68%) W3C
5 2 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.79%) User Experience
5 2 (1.79%) Clustering
6 1 (0.89%) EqualLogic
6 1 (0.89%) Social Media
6 1 (0.89%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.89%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 83 (74.11%) Linux
2 10 (8.93%) CentOS
3 8 (7.14%) Android
3 8 (7.14%) Apple iOS
4 7 (6.25%) Debian
5 5 (4.46%) Windows
6 3 (2.68%) UNIX
6 3 (2.68%) Solaris
7 2 (1.79%) AIX
7 2 (1.79%) HPUX
7 2 (1.79%) Tru64
7 2 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.89%) SUSE
8 1 (0.89%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (41.07%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (22.32%) TDD
2 25 (22.32%) Scrum
3 23 (20.54%) MVC
3 23 (20.54%) Software Engineering
4 20 (17.86%) DevOps
5 18 (16.07%) Analytics
5 18 (16.07%) Unit Testing
6 14 (12.50%) OO
7 13 (11.61%) E-Commerce
8 11 (9.82%) Open Source
8 11 (9.82%) Continuous Improvement
8 11 (9.82%) Continuous Delivery
9 10 (8.93%) SDLC
9 10 (8.93%) Web Development
9 10 (8.93%) OOP
10 9 (8.04%) Migration
10 9 (8.04%) Configuration Management
10 9 (8.04%) Data Protection
11 8 (7.14%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 96 (85.71%) PHP
2 45 (40.18%) JavaScript
3 26 (23.21%) SQL
4 20 (17.86%) C++
5 11 (9.82%) Bash Shell
5 11 (9.82%) Python
6 9 (8.04%) Perl
7 4 (3.57%) C
7 4 (3.57%) XQuery
7 4 (3.57%) Shell Script
7 4 (3.57%) Ruby
8 2 (1.79%) C#
9 1 (0.89%) Java
9 1 (0.89%) PHP5
9 1 (0.89%) PHP4
9 1 (0.89%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 18 (16.07%) Degree
2 5 (4.46%) RHCE
2 5 (4.46%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (10.71%) QA
2 2 (1.79%) Data Quality
System Software
1 17 (15.18%) Docker
2 2 (1.79%) Samba
3 1 (0.89%) Xen
3 1 (0.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.89%) Varnish
3 1 (0.89%) KVM
3 1 (0.89%) Ceph
3 1 (0.89%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 26 (23.21%) Puppet
2 16 (14.29%) Vagrant
3 8 (7.14%) Nagios
4 4 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (2.68%) Opsview
6 1 (0.89%) cPanel
6 1 (0.89%) Plesk
6 1 (0.89%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.89%) Ansible
Vendors
1 18 (16.07%) Zend
2 12 (10.71%) Red Hat
3 7 (6.25%) Google
4 6 (5.36%) Perforce
5 4 (3.57%) Oracle
6 2 (1.79%) Microsoft
6 2 (1.79%) Sun
7 1 (0.89%) EMC
7 1 (0.89%) Juniper
7 1 (0.89%) Cisco
7 1 (0.89%) VMware
7 1 (0.89%) Twitter
7 1 (0.89%) Dell Compellent
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