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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 127 162 111
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -51
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 58 28 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.57% 0.70% 2.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.57% 1.52% 4.12%
Number of salaries quoted 56 22 73
Average salary £34,000 £27,500 £31,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.63% -13.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £35,000 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +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
1626 1843 2137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 43.91% 45.79% 51.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1413 1586 1952
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 £27,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
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 17 April 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 17 April 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 -
Cheadle - 3 £28,000 -
Bury - 2 £25,000 -
Stockport - 2 £27,000 - 1
Oldham +2 1 £33,000 -5.71% 1
LAMP
North West

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 101 (98.06%) PHP
2 77 (74.76%) Linux
3 68 (66.02%) MySQL
4 67 (65.05%) JavaScript
5 63 (61.17%) HTML
6 61 (59.22%) CSS
7 57 (55.34%) jQuery
8 52 (50.49%) Git (software)
9 49 (47.57%) Apache
10 47 (45.63%) MVC
11 37 (35.92%) HTML5
12 36 (34.95%) CodeIgniter
13 34 (33.01%) Degree
13 34 (33.01%) Agile Software Development
14 30 (29.13%) CSS3
14 30 (29.13%) E-Commerce
15 27 (26.21%) Web Design
16 26 (25.24%) SQL
17 25 (24.27%) Web Development
18 23 (22.33%) OO
19 20 (19.42%) TDD
19 20 (19.42%) Laravel
20 19 (18.45%) Sass
20 19 (18.45%) WordPress
20 19 (18.45%) OOP
21 18 (17.48%) Web Services
21 18 (17.48%) Symfony
21 18 (17.48%) OO PHP
22 17 (16.50%) AngularJS
22 17 (16.50%) Subversion

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 49 (47.57%) Apache
2 19 (18.45%) WordPress
3 10 (9.71%) CMS
4 7 (6.80%) Joomla!
5 3 (2.91%) Drupal
5 3 (2.91%) nginx
6 2 (1.94%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 7 (6.80%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 3 (2.91%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (8.74%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.91%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.94%) SaaS
3 1 (0.97%) GitHub
3 1 (0.97%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.97%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.80%) SSH
2 3 (2.91%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.94%) VPN
3 2 (1.94%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (66.02%) MySQL
2 7 (6.80%) SQL Server
3 5 (4.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (3.88%) Big Data
5 3 (2.91%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.97%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.97%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 52 (50.49%) Git (software)
2 17 (16.50%) Subversion
3 13 (12.62%) Selenium
3 13 (12.62%) TeamCity
3 13 (12.62%) Hudson
3 13 (12.62%) Jenkins
4 8 (7.77%) JIRA
5 5 (4.85%) Mercurial
5 5 (4.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 3 (2.91%) Grunt
7 1 (0.97%) PHPUnit
General
1 7 (6.80%) Advertising
2 2 (1.94%) Marketing
2 2 (1.94%) Finance
3 1 (0.97%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 81 (78.64%) Developer
2 52 (50.49%) PHP Developer
3 29 (28.16%) Web Developer
4 20 (19.42%) PHP LAMP Developer
5 16 (15.53%) Software Developer
6 12 (11.65%) Junior
6 12 (11.65%) Junior Developer
6 12 (11.65%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 11 (10.68%) Junior PHP Developer
7 11 (10.68%) Software Engineer
8 9 (8.74%) Front-End Developer
9 8 (7.77%) Front-End Web Developer
10 7 (6.80%) LAMP Developer
10 7 (6.80%) Mid-Level PHP Developer
11 6 (5.83%) Web Applications Developer
11 6 (5.83%) Systems Administrator
11 6 (5.83%) Applications Developer
11 6 (5.83%) Senior Developer
11 6 (5.83%) Administrator
12 5 (4.85%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (61.17%) HTML
2 61 (59.22%) CSS
3 57 (55.34%) jQuery
4 37 (35.92%) HTML5
5 36 (34.95%) CodeIgniter
6 30 (29.13%) CSS3
7 20 (19.42%) Laravel
8 19 (18.45%) Sass
9 18 (17.48%) Symfony
9 18 (17.48%) Web Services
10 17 (16.50%) AngularJS
11 15 (14.56%) Zurb Foundation
12 13 (12.62%) RESTful
13 12 (11.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 12 (11.65%) LESS
14 11 (10.68%) XML
14 11 (10.68%) XHTML
15 6 (5.83%) Ajax
16 5 (4.85%) .NET
16 5 (4.85%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.80%) Photography
2 5 (4.85%) W3C
2 5 (4.85%) Open Source
3 3 (2.91%) Derivative
4 2 (1.94%) User Experience
4 2 (1.94%) Replication
5 1 (0.97%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.97%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.97%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 77 (74.76%) Linux
2 2 (1.94%) Windows
3 1 (0.97%) UNIX
3 1 (0.97%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (45.63%) MVC
2 34 (33.01%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (29.13%) E-Commerce
4 27 (26.21%) Web Design
5 25 (24.27%) Web Development
6 23 (22.33%) OO
7 20 (19.42%) TDD
8 19 (18.45%) OOP
9 18 (17.48%) OO PHP
10 16 (15.53%) Unit Testing
11 12 (11.65%) Software Engineering
11 12 (11.65%) Responsive Web Design
12 10 (9.71%) DevOps
13 8 (7.77%) SEO
14 7 (6.80%) System Testing
14 7 (6.80%) Time Management
15 6 (5.83%) Scrum
16 5 (4.85%) BDD
17 4 (3.88%) Analytics
18 3 (2.91%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 101 (98.06%) PHP
2 67 (65.05%) JavaScript
3 26 (25.24%) SQL
4 7 (6.80%) PHP5
5 6 (5.83%) C#
6 4 (3.88%) C
7 3 (2.91%) Ruby
7 3 (2.91%) C++
8 2 (1.94%) Perl
8 2 (1.94%) Python
8 2 (1.94%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.97%) Java
Qualifications
1 34 (33.01%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (12.62%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (7.77%) Nagios
1 8 (7.77%) Puppet
2 3 (2.91%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (2.91%) Cacti
3 2 (1.94%) Opsview
Vendors
1 14 (13.59%) Zend
2 12 (11.65%) Twitter
3 10 (9.71%) Adobe
4 5 (4.85%) Red Hat
4 5 (4.85%) Google
5 3 (2.91%) Oracle
5 3 (2.91%) Perforce
6 2 (1.94%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.97%) Percona
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