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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 56 57 66
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +9
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 7 13 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.16% 2.00% 0.96%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.66% 4.41% 1.83%
Number of salaries quoted 7 13 6
Average salary £60,000 £50,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +44.92%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
263 295 328
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 43.62% 45.38% 52.48%
Number of salaries quoted 228 266 312
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 19 September 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 +6 7 £60,000 +20.00% 2
LAMP
North West

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 7 (70.00%) HTML
1 7 (70.00%) CSS
2 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) TDD
2 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (60.00%) Open Source
2 6 (60.00%) REST
3 5 (50.00%) Backbone.js
3 5 (50.00%) Redis
3 5 (50.00%) BDD
3 5 (50.00%) NoSQL
3 5 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 5 (50.00%) Node.js
3 5 (50.00%) AngularJS
3 5 (50.00%) Linux
3 5 (50.00%) Advertising
3 5 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (30.00%) UNIX
4 3 (30.00%) PHP
5 2 (20.00%) MySQL
5 2 (20.00%) Java
5 2 (20.00%) HPUX
5 2 (20.00%) IBM
5 2 (20.00%) HP
5 2 (20.00%) SAN
5 2 (20.00%) Red Hat
5 2 (20.00%) Shell Script
5 2 (20.00%) Nagios
5 2 (20.00%) Investment Banking
5 2 (20.00%) Zend

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 5 (50.00%) Node.js
2 1 (10.00%) Apache
2 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (10.00%) Jetty
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) NoSQL
1 5 (50.00%) Redis
2 2 (20.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (10.00%) Ant
2 1 (10.00%) JUnit
2 1 (10.00%) Log4j
2 1 (10.00%) Subversion
2 1 (10.00%) Maven
2 1 (10.00%) JIRA
General
1 5 (50.00%) Advertising
2 2 (20.00%) Banking
2 2 (20.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Developer
2 7 (70.00%) Senior Developer
3 5 (50.00%) Applications Developer
3 5 (50.00%) Senior Applications Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Senior PHP Developer
4 2 (20.00%) PHP Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Support Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Technical Support
4 2 (20.00%) Technical Support Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Systems Developer
5 1 (10.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 1 (10.00%) PHP LAMP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) CSS
1 7 (70.00%) HTML
2 6 (60.00%) REST
3 5 (50.00%) Backbone.js
3 5 (50.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (10.00%) .NET
4 1 (10.00%) JDBC
4 1 (10.00%) JSP
4 1 (10.00%) Servlets
4 1 (10.00%) SOAP
4 1 (10.00%) Struts
4 1 (10.00%) Web Services
4 1 (10.00%) XML
4 1 (10.00%) XSLT
4 1 (10.00%) Flash
4 1 (10.00%) JAXB
4 1 (10.00%) Hibernate
4 1 (10.00%) Spring
4 1 (10.00%) Ajax
4 1 (10.00%) JSTL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Open Source
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (30.00%) UNIX
3 2 (20.00%) HPUX
4 1 (10.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (60.00%) TDD
2 5 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (50.00%) BDD
3 2 (20.00%) MVC
4 1 (10.00%) Scrum
4 1 (10.00%) OOP
4 1 (10.00%) OO
4 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (10.00%) Web Development
4 1 (10.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (30.00%) PHP
3 2 (20.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (20.00%) Java
4 1 (10.00%) C#
4 1 (10.00%) Perl
4 1 (10.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
1 1 (10.00%) MySQL Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) IBM
1 2 (20.00%) HP
1 2 (20.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (20.00%) Zend
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