The table below looks at the statistics for LAMP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LAMP over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LAMP Stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL/MariaDB, PHP/Perl/Python)
Rank 47 56 64
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +8
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 4 8 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.97% 1.59% 1.52%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.88% 4.21% 2.89%
Number of salaries quoted 3 7 10
Average salary £38,500 £31,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -21.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,700 £29,300 £32,400
10% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £55,000 £42,950
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
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 Merseyside region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
139 190 346
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 33.74% 37.77% 52.58%
Number of salaries quoted 122 141 309
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

LAMP
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing LAMP across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

LAMP Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

LAMP
Salary Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LAMP across the Merseyside region.

LAMP Salary Trend in Merseyside

LAMP
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LAMP within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016. 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
Liverpool +7 2 £41,000 +18.84% 2
LAMP
North West

LAMP
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) PHP
1 4 (100.00%) MySQL
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) jQuery
2 3 (75.00%) Symfony
2 3 (75.00%) MVC
3 2 (50.00%) Retail
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) TDD
4 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Magento
4 1 (25.00%) REST
4 1 (25.00%) OO PHP
4 1 (25.00%) OpenCart
4 1 (25.00%) Ajax
4 1 (25.00%) Web Development
4 1 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) QA
4 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (25.00%) SOAP
4 1 (25.00%) Linux
4 1 (25.00%) OO
4 1 (25.00%) Apache
4 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 1 (25.00%) Apache
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Magento
1 1 (25.00%) OpenCart
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) MySQL
General
1 2 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) PHP Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Team Leader
2 1 (25.00%) Development Team Leader
2 1 (25.00%) Junior
2 1 (25.00%) Junior Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Junior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) jQuery
2 3 (75.00%) Symfony
3 1 (25.00%) Ajax
3 1 (25.00%) REST
3 1 (25.00%) SOAP
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) MVC
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) OO PHP
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Liverpool, Merseyside
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool
greywood
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 8 days ago
Wirral
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Health, 25 days
Posted: 12 days ago
Wirral
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £28000 - £31000 per annum + pension
Posted: 18 days ago