The table below looks at the statistics for LAMP skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LAMP over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LAMP Stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL/MariaDB, PHP/Perl/Python)
Rank 181 160 167
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +7
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 48 90 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.87% 1.46% 1.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.21% 3.55% 3.07%
Number of salaries quoted 48 79 81
Median salary £35,000 £33,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
LAMP
England

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 North West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2175 2538 3091
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 39.20% 41.14% 45.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1885 2122 2637
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

LAMP
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West 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 the North West

LAMP
Salary Trend in the North West

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

LAMP Salary Trend in the North West

LAMP
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LAMP across the North West region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016.

LAMP Salary Histogram in the North West

LAMP
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LAMP within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Manchester -33 31 £32,500 -2.98% 9
Cheshire +29 12 £43,750 +49.57% 6
Merseyside +10 5 £32,500 -33.33% 1
LAMP
England

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, 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 North West region with a requirement for LAMP.

1 106 (92.17%) PHP
2 91 (79.13%) MySQL
3 80 (69.57%) CSS
3 80 (69.57%) JavaScript
3 80 (69.57%) jQuery
4 79 (68.70%) HTML
5 74 (64.35%) Linux
6 64 (55.65%) Apache
7 43 (37.39%) Git (software)
8 42 (36.52%) Web Development
9 36 (31.30%) MVC
10 33 (28.70%) Symfony
11 32 (27.83%) Agile Software Development
12 29 (25.22%) OOP
13 27 (23.48%) HTML5
14 26 (22.61%) Laravel
15 25 (21.74%) XML
16 24 (20.87%) WordPress
17 23 (20.00%) CSS3
17 23 (20.00%) OO
18 20 (17.39%) Web Services
19 18 (15.65%) Windows
19 18 (15.65%) Finance
20 17 (14.78%) iPad
21 16 (13.91%) JSON
21 16 (13.91%) User Experience
22 15 (13.04%) DevOps
22 15 (13.04%) Zend
22 15 (13.04%) CodeIgniter
23 13 (11.30%) Subversion

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 64 (55.65%) Apache
2 24 (20.87%) WordPress
3 11 (9.57%) Node.js
4 9 (7.83%) Drupal
5 6 (5.22%) IIS
6 4 (3.48%) nginx
6 4 (3.48%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.74%) CMS
7 2 (1.74%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (2.61%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.74%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (1.74%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.74%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.74%) Magento
1 2 (1.74%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.61%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.61%) IaaS
2 3 (2.61%) PaaS
3 2 (1.74%) Google Apps
3 2 (1.74%) SaaS
4 1 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.87%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.09%) DNS
2 4 (3.48%) HTTPS
2 4 (3.48%) Internet
2 4 (3.48%) SSL
3 3 (2.61%) DHCP
4 2 (1.74%) Asterisk PBX
4 2 (1.74%) BGP
4 2 (1.74%) Ethernet
4 2 (1.74%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (1.74%) LDAP
4 2 (1.74%) OSPF
4 2 (1.74%) SAN
4 2 (1.74%) SMS
4 2 (1.74%) SSH
4 2 (1.74%) VoIP
4 2 (1.74%) VPN
4 2 (1.74%) Wireless
5 1 (0.87%) Firewall
5 1 (0.87%) Intranet
5 1 (0.87%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (79.13%) MySQL
2 4 (3.48%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.61%) Big Data
3 3 (2.61%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (2.61%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.74%) MariaDB
5 1 (0.87%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.87%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 43 (37.39%) Git (software)
2 13 (11.30%) Subversion
3 12 (10.43%) Jenkins
4 6 (5.22%) Visual Studio
5 4 (3.48%) Phing
6 3 (2.61%) Mercurial
7 2 (1.74%) PHPUnit
8 1 (0.87%) Ant
8 1 (0.87%) FishEye
8 1 (0.87%) JIRA
8 1 (0.87%) Maven
8 1 (0.87%) Vagrant
General
1 18 (15.65%) Finance
2 10 (8.70%) Marketing
3 6 (5.22%) Publishing
4 3 (2.61%) Multimedia
4 3 (2.61%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.74%) Retail
6 1 (0.87%) Advertising
6 1 (0.87%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 98 (85.22%) Developer
2 89 (77.39%) PHP Developer
3 21 (18.26%) Senior Developer
4 20 (17.39%) Senior PHP Developer
5 14 (12.17%) MySQL Developer
6 13 (11.30%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 8 (6.96%) Lead Developer
7 8 (6.96%) Lead PHP Developer
7 8 (6.96%) PHP Symfony Developer
7 8 (6.96%) Symfony Developer
7 8 (6.96%) Web Developer
8 7 (6.09%) HTML Developer
8 7 (6.09%) LAMP Developer
8 7 (6.09%) PHP LAMP Developer
8 7 (6.09%) Software Developer
9 6 (5.22%) Administrator
9 6 (5.22%) Linux Administrator
9 6 (5.22%) PHP Zend Developer
9 6 (5.22%) Senior MySQL Developer
9 6 (5.22%) Senior PHP Zend Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (69.57%) CSS
1 80 (69.57%) jQuery
2 79 (68.70%) HTML
3 33 (28.70%) Symfony
4 27 (23.48%) HTML5
5 26 (22.61%) Laravel
6 25 (21.74%) XML
7 23 (20.00%) CSS3
8 20 (17.39%) Web Services
9 16 (13.91%) JSON
10 15 (13.04%) CodeIgniter
11 13 (11.30%) Sass
11 13 (11.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 11 (9.57%) .NET
12 11 (9.57%) Ajax
12 11 (9.57%) REST
13 9 (7.83%) jQT
13 9 (7.83%) PhoneGap
13 9 (7.83%) Sencha Touch
13 9 (7.83%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (14.78%) iPad
2 16 (13.91%) User Experience
3 8 (6.96%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.35%) Computer Science
4 5 (4.35%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.61%) e-Learning
6 2 (1.74%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.74%) Fintech
6 2 (1.74%) Tandem
6 2 (1.74%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.87%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.87%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 74 (64.35%) Linux
2 18 (15.65%) Windows
3 10 (8.70%) Android
4 9 (7.83%) Apple iOS
4 9 (7.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (5.22%) Ubuntu
6 5 (4.35%) Unix
7 4 (3.48%) CentOS
7 4 (3.48%) Debian
7 4 (3.48%) Windows Server
8 3 (2.61%) SUSE
9 2 (1.74%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (36.52%) Web Development
2 36 (31.30%) MVC
3 32 (27.83%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (25.22%) OOP
5 23 (20.00%) OO
6 15 (13.04%) DevOps
7 12 (10.43%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (10.43%) Scrum
8 11 (9.57%) E-Commerce
8 11 (9.57%) Web Design
9 8 (6.96%) Front End Development
10 7 (6.09%) Open Source
10 7 (6.09%) Responsive Web Design
11 6 (5.22%) Digital Marketing
11 6 (5.22%) OO PHP
11 6 (5.22%) Software Engineering
12 5 (4.35%) Analytics
12 5 (4.35%) TDD
13 4 (3.48%) Content Management
14 3 (2.61%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 106 (92.17%) PHP
2 80 (69.57%) JavaScript
3 12 (10.43%) SQL
4 8 (6.96%) Perl
5 6 (5.22%) PHP 5
5 6 (5.22%) Python
6 5 (4.35%) Bash Shell
6 5 (4.35%) Java
7 4 (3.48%) Ruby
8 3 (2.61%) C#
8 3 (2.61%) XQuery
9 1 (0.87%) Lua
9 1 (0.87%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (6.09%) Degree
2 3 (2.61%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.74%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.87%) QA
2 1 (0.87%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (6.09%) Docker
2 6 (5.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.48%) Active Directory
4 3 (2.61%) Postfix
5 2 (1.74%) Firmware
5 2 (1.74%) KVM
5 2 (1.74%) oVirt
5 2 (1.74%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (1.74%) Xen
6 1 (0.87%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.87%) iptables
Systems Management
1 11 (9.57%) Puppet
2 5 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.87%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.87%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 15 (13.04%) Zend
2 11 (9.57%) Microsoft
3 9 (7.83%) Red Hat
3 9 (7.83%) Sencha
4 6 (5.22%) VMware
5 5 (4.35%) Google
5 5 (4.35%) Twitter
6 3 (2.61%) Perforce
7 2 (1.74%) Apple
7 2 (1.74%) Facebook
7 2 (1.74%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.87%) Cisco
8 1 (0.87%) IBM
8 1 (0.87%) Oracle
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