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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 142 118 117
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -1
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 47 60 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.17% 1.63% 1.80%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.81% 3.28% 3.35%
Number of salaries quoted 38 44 70
Average salary £27,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.85% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
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
1674 1830 2298
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 41.80% 49.69% 53.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1489 1640 2095
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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
Ashton-under-Lyne - 8 £30,000 -
Oldham +7 6 - -
Bolton +8 3 £27,500 -8.33%
LAMP
North West

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 67 (98.53%) PHP
2 61 (89.71%) MySQL
3 56 (82.35%) HTML
4 54 (79.41%) CSS
5 51 (75.00%) JavaScript
6 49 (72.06%) Linux
7 48 (70.59%) jQuery
8 41 (60.29%) HTML5
9 39 (57.35%) MVC
10 36 (52.94%) Apache
11 34 (50.00%) CSS3
12 27 (39.71%) CodeIgniter
13 24 (35.29%) Degree
14 23 (33.82%) Git (software)
14 23 (33.82%) Web Design
15 22 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
15 22 (32.35%) OO
16 21 (30.88%) E-Commerce
17 20 (29.41%) Web Development
18 18 (26.47%) CMS
19 17 (25.00%) Subversion
19 17 (25.00%) OOP
20 16 (23.53%) OO PHP
21 15 (22.06%) Zurb Foundation
21 15 (22.06%) Web Services
22 14 (20.59%) Laravel
23 13 (19.12%) PHP5
23 13 (19.12%) WordPress
24 12 (17.65%) Zend
24 12 (17.65%) XHTML

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 36 (52.94%) Apache
2 18 (26.47%) CMS
3 13 (19.12%) WordPress
4 7 (10.29%) Joomla!
5 4 (5.88%) Drupal
6 1 (1.47%) Node.js
6 1 (1.47%) nginx
Applications
1 7 (10.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 4 (5.88%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (2.94%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.47%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.47%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.29%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (89.71%) MySQL
2 6 (8.82%) SQL Server
3 5 (7.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 23 (33.82%) Git (software)
2 17 (25.00%) Subversion
3 8 (11.76%) JIRA
4 5 (7.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 5 (7.35%) Mercurial
5 3 (4.41%) Jenkins
6 2 (2.94%) TeamCity
6 2 (2.94%) Hudson
6 2 (2.94%) Selenium
7 1 (1.47%) PHPUnit
7 1 (1.47%) Phing
General
1 7 (10.29%) Advertising
2 2 (2.94%) Finance
3 1 (1.47%) Retail
3 1 (1.47%) Automotive
3 1 (1.47%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 63 (92.65%) Developer
2 39 (57.35%) PHP Developer
3 29 (42.65%) Web Developer
4 19 (27.94%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 16 (23.53%) PHP LAMP Developer
6 10 (14.71%) LAMP Developer
7 9 (13.24%) Junior PHP Developer
7 9 (13.24%) Junior Developer
7 9 (13.24%) Junior
8 7 (10.29%) Mid-Level PHP Developer
9 6 (8.82%) Software Developer
9 6 (8.82%) Applications Developer
9 6 (8.82%) Web Applications Developer
10 5 (7.35%) Senior Developer
10 5 (7.35%) Front-End Developer
10 5 (7.35%) Front-End Web Developer
10 5 (7.35%) MySQL Developer
10 5 (7.35%) Senior PHP Developer
11 4 (5.88%) Designer
11 4 (5.88%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (82.35%) HTML
2 54 (79.41%) CSS
3 48 (70.59%) jQuery
4 41 (60.29%) HTML5
5 34 (50.00%) CSS3
6 27 (39.71%) CodeIgniter
7 15 (22.06%) Zurb Foundation
7 15 (22.06%) Web Services
8 14 (20.59%) Laravel
9 12 (17.65%) XHTML
9 12 (17.65%) Sass
10 11 (16.18%) LESS
10 11 (16.18%) AngularJS
10 11 (16.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 11 (16.18%) Ajax
11 9 (13.24%) Symfony
12 6 (8.82%) .NET
12 6 (8.82%) XML
13 5 (7.35%) Yii
13 5 (7.35%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.29%) Computer Science
1 7 (10.29%) Photography
2 5 (7.35%) Mobile App
3 4 (5.88%) W3C
4 3 (4.41%) User Experience
5 2 (2.94%) Open Source
6 1 (1.47%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 49 (72.06%) Linux
2 6 (8.82%) UNIX
3 5 (7.35%) Windows
3 5 (7.35%) Apple iOS
3 5 (7.35%) Android
4 1 (1.47%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (57.35%) MVC
2 23 (33.82%) Web Design
3 22 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (32.35%) OO
4 21 (30.88%) E-Commerce
5 20 (29.41%) Web Development
6 17 (25.00%) OOP
7 16 (23.53%) OO PHP
8 9 (13.24%) SEO
8 9 (13.24%) DevOps
9 8 (11.76%) TDD
10 7 (10.29%) Time Management
11 6 (8.82%) Responsive Web Design
12 5 (7.35%) Service Delivery
12 5 (7.35%) Scrum
12 5 (7.35%) BDD
12 5 (7.35%) Content Management
12 5 (7.35%) Mobile Application Development
12 5 (7.35%) Android Development
12 5 (7.35%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 67 (98.53%) PHP
2 51 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 13 (19.12%) PHP5
4 11 (16.18%) SQL
5 9 (13.24%) C#
6 5 (7.35%) Perl
6 5 (7.35%) Bash Shell
7 4 (5.88%) Java
8 2 (2.94%) Python
9 1 (1.47%) C
9 1 (1.47%) C++
9 1 (1.47%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 24 (35.29%) Degree
2 1 (1.47%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.94%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (5.88%) Puppet
2 3 (4.41%) Nagios
2 3 (4.41%) Cacti
3 1 (1.47%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 12 (17.65%) Zend
2 11 (16.18%) Twitter
2 11 (16.18%) Adobe
3 2 (2.94%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.47%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.47%) Percona
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