The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Merseyside region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 67 57 70
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +13
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 3 9 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.47% 1.48% 0.90%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.05% 3.17% 1.81%
Number of salaries quoted 3 9 6
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +44.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £30,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £50,000 £39,750
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
286 284 332
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 44.76% 46.79% 49.63%
Number of salaries quoted 244 255 325
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £34,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
LAMP
North West

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
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LAMP across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

LAMP Salary Histogram 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 28 July 2014. 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 -5 3 £50,000 - 2
LAMP
North West

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 5 (71.43%) PHP
1 5 (71.43%) Linux
2 4 (57.14%) MySQL
3 3 (42.86%) HTML
3 3 (42.86%) CSS
3 3 (42.86%) UNIX
3 3 (42.86%) MVC
3 3 (42.86%) Zend
4 2 (28.57%) Open Source
4 2 (28.57%) REST
4 2 (28.57%) Magento
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) TDD
4 2 (28.57%) OO
4 2 (28.57%) Apache
4 2 (28.57%) Java
4 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 1 (14.29%) Perl
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
5 1 (14.29%) Ant
5 1 (14.29%) JUnit
5 1 (14.29%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (14.29%) Business Objects
5 1 (14.29%) JDBC
5 1 (14.29%) JSP
5 1 (14.29%) Servlets
5 1 (14.29%) SOAP
5 1 (14.29%) Struts
5 1 (14.29%) Web Services
5 1 (14.29%) XML

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 2 (28.57%) Apache
2 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
2 1 (14.29%) Node.js
2 1 (14.29%) Jetty
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) MySQL
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (14.29%) Redis
2 1 (14.29%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Ant
1 1 (14.29%) JUnit
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
1 1 (14.29%) Subversion
1 1 (14.29%) Maven
1 1 (14.29%) Log4j
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (14.29%) Banking
1 1 (14.29%) Investment Banking
1 1 (14.29%) Advertising
1 1 (14.29%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) PHP Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Senior Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Senior PHP Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Support Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Systems Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Applications Support Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Support
4 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Applications Support
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Applications Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Applications Developer
4 1 (14.29%) PHP LAMP Developer
4 1 (14.29%) PHP MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) HTML
1 3 (42.86%) CSS
2 2 (28.57%) REST
3 1 (14.29%) JDBC
3 1 (14.29%) JSP
3 1 (14.29%) Servlets
3 1 (14.29%) SOAP
3 1 (14.29%) Struts
3 1 (14.29%) Web Services
3 1 (14.29%) XML
3 1 (14.29%) XSLT
3 1 (14.29%) Flash
3 1 (14.29%) JAXB
3 1 (14.29%) .NET
3 1 (14.29%) Ajax
3 1 (14.29%) JSTL
3 1 (14.29%) Dojo
3 1 (14.29%) Apache Axis
3 1 (14.29%) Symfony
3 1 (14.29%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Open Source
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) UNIX
3 1 (14.29%) Windows
3 1 (14.29%) HPUX
3 1 (14.29%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) MVC
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) TDD
2 2 (28.57%) OO
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 1 (14.29%) OOP
3 1 (14.29%) Web Development
3 1 (14.29%) Data Management
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) Web Application Development
3 1 (14.29%) BDD
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) PHP
2 2 (28.57%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) Perl
3 1 (14.29%) Python
3 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Nagios
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Zend
2 1 (14.29%) Business Objects
2 1 (14.29%) IBM
2 1 (14.29%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
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