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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 121 162 134
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -28
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 51 27 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.55% 0.71% 1.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.52% 1.58% 2.47%
Number of salaries quoted 47 22 51
Average salary £35,000 £27,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.62% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £44,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
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
1449 1714 2144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 44.12% 44.92% 52.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1239 1462 1967
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £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 22 May 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 22 May 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
Bolton - 4 £36,250 -
Bury - 2 £25,000 -
Oldham -1 1 £33,000 -5.71%
LAMP
North West

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 99 (90.00%) PHP
2 82 (74.55%) Linux
3 68 (61.82%) MySQL
4 62 (56.36%) JavaScript
5 55 (50.00%) HTML
6 54 (49.09%) CSS
7 52 (47.27%) Apache
8 50 (45.45%) jQuery
9 48 (43.64%) Git (software)
10 43 (39.09%) Agile Software Development
11 41 (37.27%) MVC
12 36 (32.73%) Degree
13 33 (30.00%) CodeIgniter
14 29 (26.36%) HTML5
15 27 (24.55%) SQL
16 25 (22.73%) E-Commerce
16 25 (22.73%) Web Development
17 24 (21.82%) TDD
17 24 (21.82%) CSS3
18 20 (18.18%) Web Design
18 20 (18.18%) Symfony
19 19 (17.27%) Software Engineering
19 19 (17.27%) OO
19 19 (17.27%) Sass
20 18 (16.36%) Selenium
21 17 (15.45%) Laravel
21 17 (15.45%) Unit Testing
22 16 (14.55%) Web Services
22 16 (14.55%) AngularJS
23 15 (13.64%) DevOps

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 52 (47.27%) Apache
2 14 (12.73%) WordPress
3 7 (6.36%) nginx
4 3 (2.73%) CMS
5 2 (1.82%) Apache ServiceMix
5 2 (1.82%) Joomla!
6 1 (0.91%) Drupal
Applications
1 2 (1.82%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (0.91%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (8.18%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.64%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.82%) GitHub
2 2 (1.82%) SaaS
3 1 (0.91%) Route 53
3 1 (0.91%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.36%) VPN
2 6 (5.45%) DNS
3 5 (4.55%) Network Security
3 5 (4.55%) FTP
4 4 (3.64%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.82%) Firewall
5 2 (1.82%) SSH
6 1 (0.91%) DHCP
6 1 (0.91%) PPTP
6 1 (0.91%) Internet
6 1 (0.91%) IPsec
6 1 (0.91%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (61.82%) MySQL
2 8 (7.27%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.27%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (5.45%) Big Data
4 5 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (2.73%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (2.73%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (2.73%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (2.73%) Oracle Database
5 3 (2.73%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 48 (43.64%) Git (software)
2 18 (16.36%) Selenium
3 14 (12.73%) Jenkins
3 14 (12.73%) Hudson
3 14 (12.73%) TeamCity
4 13 (11.82%) Subversion
5 7 (6.36%) JIRA
6 5 (4.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 5 (4.55%) Mercurial
7 3 (2.73%) Grunt
8 1 (0.91%) PHPUnit
General
1 3 (2.73%) Marketing
2 2 (1.82%) Advertising
3 1 (0.91%) Retail
3 1 (0.91%) Finance
3 1 (0.91%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 74 (67.27%) Developer
2 46 (41.82%) PHP Developer
3 26 (23.64%) Web Developer
4 20 (18.18%) PHP LAMP Developer
5 16 (14.55%) Software Developer
6 14 (12.73%) Software Engineer
7 12 (10.91%) Administrator
7 12 (10.91%) Systems Administrator
8 10 (9.09%) Linux Administrator
8 10 (9.09%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 9 (8.18%) Front-End Developer
10 8 (7.27%) Front-End Web Developer
11 7 (6.36%) Junior Developer
11 7 (6.36%) LAMP Developer
11 7 (6.36%) Junior
11 7 (6.36%) PHP MySQL Developer
12 6 (5.45%) Junior PHP Developer
12 6 (5.45%) Senior Developer
13 5 (4.55%) Web Applications Developer
13 5 (4.55%) PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (50.00%) HTML
2 54 (49.09%) CSS
3 50 (45.45%) jQuery
4 33 (30.00%) CodeIgniter
5 29 (26.36%) HTML5
6 24 (21.82%) CSS3
7 20 (18.18%) Symfony
8 19 (17.27%) Sass
9 17 (15.45%) Laravel
10 16 (14.55%) Web Services
10 16 (14.55%) AngularJS
11 14 (12.73%) RESTful
12 13 (11.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 13 (11.82%) Zurb Foundation
13 12 (10.91%) LESS
14 10 (9.09%) XML
15 7 (6.36%) Ajax
16 6 (5.45%) Yii
16 6 (5.45%) XHTML
17 5 (4.55%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.18%) Open Source
2 6 (5.45%) Mobile App
3 4 (3.64%) W3C
4 3 (2.73%) Derivative
4 3 (2.73%) Visualisation
5 2 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.82%) User Experience
5 2 (1.82%) Replication
5 2 (1.82%) Photography
6 1 (0.91%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.91%) PKI
6 1 (0.91%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 82 (74.55%) Linux
2 5 (4.55%) Debian
3 4 (3.64%) Apple iOS
3 4 (3.64%) Android
4 2 (1.82%) Windows
5 1 (0.91%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (39.09%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (37.27%) MVC
3 25 (22.73%) E-Commerce
3 25 (22.73%) Web Development
4 24 (21.82%) TDD
5 20 (18.18%) Web Design
6 19 (17.27%) Software Engineering
6 19 (17.27%) OO
7 17 (15.45%) Unit Testing
8 15 (13.64%) DevOps
9 14 (12.73%) Scrum
10 12 (10.91%) OO PHP
10 12 (10.91%) Responsive Web Design
10 12 (10.91%) OOP
11 7 (6.36%) System Testing
11 7 (6.36%) Analytics
12 6 (5.45%) BDD
12 6 (5.45%) SEO
13 4 (3.64%) Automation Testing
13 4 (3.64%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 99 (90.00%) PHP
2 62 (56.36%) JavaScript
3 27 (24.55%) SQL
4 8 (7.27%) C++
5 7 (6.36%) Perl
6 6 (5.45%) C#
7 4 (3.64%) C
8 2 (1.82%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.82%) Java
8 2 (1.82%) Python
8 2 (1.82%) Ruby
8 2 (1.82%) PHP5
9 1 (0.91%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 36 (32.73%) Degree
2 5 (4.55%) RHCA
2 5 (4.55%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (12.73%) QA
System Software
1 5 (4.55%) Docker
Systems Management
1 14 (12.73%) Puppet
2 9 (8.18%) Nagios
3 4 (3.64%) Vagrant
4 3 (2.73%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.82%) Opsview
5 2 (1.82%) Cacti
6 1 (0.91%) Ansible
Vendors
1 14 (12.73%) Zend
2 12 (10.91%) Twitter
3 9 (8.18%) Red Hat
4 5 (4.55%) Google
5 3 (2.73%) Oracle
5 3 (2.73%) Adobe
5 3 (2.73%) Perforce
6 1 (0.91%) Salesforce.com
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