The table below looks at the statistics for LAMP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LAMP over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
LAMP Stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL/MariaDB, PHP/Perl/Python)
North West / Merseyside
Rank 58 61 52
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -9
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 9 2 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.62% 0.40% 2.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.62% 1.06% 5.24%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 9
Median salary £41,250 £41,000 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.60% +30.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,550 £41,000 £29,400
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £41,000 £41,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +1.33%

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
195 188 210
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 35.14% 37.52% 42.17%
Number of salaries quoted 173 167 184
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

LAMP
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of job ads across the Merseyside region citing LAMP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LAMP across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017.

LAMP Salary Histogram in Merseyside

LAMP
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LAMP within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool +12 8 £42,500 +3.65%
LAMP
North West

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, IT jobs citing LAMP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Merseyside region with a requirement for LAMP.

1 11 (91.67%) PHP
2 9 (75.00%) Node.js
3 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (58.33%) TDD
4 7 (58.33%) OOP
4 7 (58.33%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (58.33%) SDLC
5 6 (50.00%) Microservices
5 6 (50.00%) SOLID
5 6 (50.00%) Open Source
5 6 (50.00%) Domain-Driven Design
5 6 (50.00%) RESTful
6 5 (41.67%) MySQL
7 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
7 4 (33.33%) Apache
7 4 (33.33%) Linux
8 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
8 3 (25.00%) Hedge funds
8 3 (25.00%) WebSockets
8 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (16.67%) CentOS
9 2 (16.67%) Finance
9 2 (16.67%) Debian
9 2 (16.67%) Scrum
9 2 (16.67%) Symfony
9 2 (16.67%) Banking
9 2 (16.67%) Investment Banking
9 2 (16.67%) OO
9 2 (16.67%) Perl
9 2 (16.67%) HTML

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (33.33%) Apache
2 1 (8.33%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Magento
1 1 (8.33%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (8.33%) Bluemix
1 1 (8.33%) Heroku
1 1 (8.33%) IBM Cloud
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (8.33%) GoCD
2 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (8.33%) Subversion
2 1 (8.33%) Travis CI
General
1 2 (16.67%) Banking
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
1 2 (16.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Developer
2 10 (83.33%) PHP Developer
3 2 (16.67%) LAMP Developer
3 2 (16.67%) PHP LAMP Developer
4 1 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (75.00%) Node.js
2 6 (50.00%) RESTful
3 3 (25.00%) WebSockets
4 2 (16.67%) CSS
4 2 (16.67%) HTML
4 2 (16.67%) jQuery
4 2 (16.67%) SOAP
4 2 (16.67%) Symfony
5 1 (8.33%) Ajax
5 1 (8.33%) CodeIgniter
5 1 (8.33%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (8.33%) REST
5 1 (8.33%) Sphinx
5 1 (8.33%) XHTML
5 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (25.00%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (16.67%) CentOS
2 2 (16.67%) Debian
2 2 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (58.33%) OOP
2 7 (58.33%) SDLC
2 7 (58.33%) TDD
3 6 (50.00%) Domain-Driven Design
3 6 (50.00%) Microservices
3 6 (50.00%) Open Source
3 6 (50.00%) SOLID
4 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (16.67%) OO
5 2 (16.67%) Scrum
6 1 (8.33%) DevOps
6 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
6 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
6 1 (8.33%) MVC
6 1 (8.33%) OO PHP
6 1 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) PHP
2 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (16.67%) Bash Shell
3 2 (16.67%) Perl
4 1 (8.33%) Python
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Ansible
1 1 (8.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) SaltStack