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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 121 132 118
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -14
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 55 47 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.47% 1.26% 2.03%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.47% 2.60% 3.93%
Number of salaries quoted 50 32 66
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £34,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
+10.29% -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
1586 1806 2036
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 42.26% 48.52% 51.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1397 1584 1839
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 6 March 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 6 March 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 -2 8 £30,000 -
Oldham +6 3 - -
Cheadle - 3 £28,000 -
Stockport - 2 £27,000 -
Bolton - 1 £27,500 -
LAMP
North West

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 86 (98.85%) PHP
2 67 (77.01%) MySQL
3 63 (72.41%) HTML
4 61 (70.11%) CSS
4 61 (70.11%) Linux
5 58 (66.67%) JavaScript
6 50 (57.47%) jQuery
7 44 (50.57%) MVC
8 41 (47.13%) Apache
9 40 (45.98%) HTML5
10 36 (41.38%) CodeIgniter
11 33 (37.93%) Git (software)
12 32 (36.78%) CSS3
13 31 (35.63%) Degree
14 29 (33.33%) Web Design
15 23 (26.44%) OO
16 22 (25.29%) Agile Software Development
17 21 (24.14%) E-Commerce
18 20 (22.99%) OOP
18 20 (22.99%) Web Development
19 19 (21.84%) Laravel
20 18 (20.69%) OO PHP
21 17 (19.54%) Symfony
21 17 (19.54%) SQL
21 17 (19.54%) Subversion
22 16 (18.39%) Web Services
22 16 (18.39%) WordPress
22 16 (18.39%) Zurb Foundation
23 14 (16.09%) Zend
23 14 (16.09%) AngularJS

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 41 (47.13%) Apache
2 16 (18.39%) WordPress
3 13 (14.94%) CMS
4 7 (8.05%) Joomla!
5 4 (4.60%) Drupal
6 1 (1.15%) nginx
6 1 (1.15%) Node.js
Applications
1 7 (8.05%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 4 (4.60%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (6.90%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.30%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.15%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.15%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.05%) SSH
2 2 (2.30%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (77.01%) MySQL
2 6 (6.90%) SQL Server
3 5 (5.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 33 (37.93%) Git (software)
2 17 (19.54%) Subversion
3 8 (9.20%) JIRA
4 7 (8.05%) Selenium
4 7 (8.05%) TeamCity
4 7 (8.05%) Hudson
4 7 (8.05%) Jenkins
5 5 (5.75%) Mercurial
5 5 (5.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (1.15%) PHPUnit
General
1 7 (8.05%) Advertising
2 2 (2.30%) Finance
3 1 (1.15%) Automotive
3 1 (1.15%) Retail
3 1 (1.15%) Marketing
3 1 (1.15%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 81 (93.10%) Developer
2 50 (57.47%) PHP Developer
3 33 (37.93%) Web Developer
4 24 (27.59%) PHP LAMP Developer
5 17 (19.54%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 16 (18.39%) Software Developer
7 12 (13.79%) LAMP Developer
8 11 (12.64%) Junior
8 11 (12.64%) Junior Developer
9 10 (11.49%) Junior PHP Developer
10 9 (10.34%) Front-End Developer
11 8 (9.20%) Front-End Web Developer
12 7 (8.05%) Mid-Level PHP Developer
13 6 (6.90%) Web Applications Developer
13 6 (6.90%) Applications Developer
13 6 (6.90%) Senior Developer
14 5 (5.75%) Administrator
14 5 (5.75%) Systems Administrator
14 5 (5.75%) MySQL Developer
14 5 (5.75%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (72.41%) HTML
2 61 (70.11%) CSS
3 50 (57.47%) jQuery
4 40 (45.98%) HTML5
5 36 (41.38%) CodeIgniter
6 32 (36.78%) CSS3
7 19 (21.84%) Laravel
8 17 (19.54%) Symfony
9 16 (18.39%) Web Services
9 16 (18.39%) Zurb Foundation
10 14 (16.09%) AngularJS
11 12 (13.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 12 (13.79%) Sass
11 12 (13.79%) LESS
12 10 (11.49%) Ajax
13 9 (10.34%) XML
13 9 (10.34%) XHTML
13 9 (10.34%) Yii
14 7 (8.05%) RESTful
15 6 (6.90%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.05%) Photography
1 7 (8.05%) Computer Science
2 5 (5.75%) Mobile App
3 4 (4.60%) W3C
4 3 (3.45%) User Experience
5 2 (2.30%) Open Source
6 1 (1.15%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 61 (70.11%) Linux
2 6 (6.90%) UNIX
3 5 (5.75%) Android
3 5 (5.75%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.30%) Windows
5 1 (1.15%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (50.57%) MVC
2 29 (33.33%) Web Design
3 23 (26.44%) OO
4 22 (25.29%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (24.14%) E-Commerce
6 20 (22.99%) OOP
6 20 (22.99%) Web Development
7 18 (20.69%) OO PHP
8 13 (14.94%) TDD
9 12 (13.79%) Responsive Web Design
10 10 (11.49%) DevOps
11 9 (10.34%) SEO
12 7 (8.05%) Unit Testing
12 7 (8.05%) System Testing
12 7 (8.05%) Time Management
13 5 (5.75%) BDD
13 5 (5.75%) Service Delivery
13 5 (5.75%) Mobile Application Development
13 5 (5.75%) Android Development
13 5 (5.75%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 86 (98.85%) PHP
2 58 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 17 (19.54%) SQL
4 13 (14.94%) PHP5
5 7 (8.05%) Perl
5 7 (8.05%) C#
6 5 (5.75%) Bash Shell
7 2 (2.30%) C
7 2 (2.30%) Java
7 2 (2.30%) Python
8 1 (1.15%) Ruby
8 1 (1.15%) C++
Qualifications
1 31 (35.63%) Degree
2 1 (1.15%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.15%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.05%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (5.75%) Nagios
1 5 (5.75%) Puppet
2 3 (3.45%) Cacti
3 1 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 14 (16.09%) Zend
2 12 (13.79%) Twitter
3 11 (12.64%) Adobe
4 5 (5.75%) Google
5 2 (2.30%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.15%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.15%) Percona
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