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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LAMP over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LAMP Stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL/MariaDB, PHP/Perl/Python)
Rank 162 173 152
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -21
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 76 86 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.34% 1.22% 1.48%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.62% 2.99% 2.99%
Number of salaries quoted 65 72 76
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £20,500 £27,800
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.38% +6.42%
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
2099 2876 3246
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 37.05% 40.70% 49.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1823 2538 2894
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%

LAMP
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing LAMP across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 8 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LAMP within the North West region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
Manchester +28 63 £35,000 +16.66% 8
Cheshire +31 12 £35,000 +2.94% 3
Lancashire +6 1 £30,000 - 1
LAMP
England

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the North West 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.

1 117 (89.31%) PHP
2 102 (77.86%) MySQL
3 95 (72.52%) Linux
4 87 (66.41%) CSS
5 85 (64.89%) HTML
6 79 (60.31%) JavaScript
7 76 (58.02%) jQuery
8 71 (54.20%) Apache
9 64 (48.85%) Git (software)
10 35 (26.72%) Symfony
11 34 (25.95%) HTML5
11 34 (25.95%) Agile Software Development
12 31 (23.66%) OO
13 30 (22.90%) OOP
13 30 (22.90%) XML
14 28 (21.37%) WordPress
15 25 (19.08%) CSS3
16 24 (18.32%) MVC
16 24 (18.32%) Finance
16 24 (18.32%) Web Development
17 22 (16.79%) Laravel
18 21 (16.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 21 (16.03%) Zend
18 21 (16.03%) Scrum
19 17 (12.98%) Python
19 17 (12.98%) REST
20 16 (12.21%) AngularJS
20 16 (12.21%) DevOps
20 16 (12.21%) E-Commerce
20 16 (12.21%) Windows

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the North West 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 71 (54.20%) Apache
2 28 (21.37%) WordPress
3 13 (9.92%) Drupal
4 11 (8.40%) IIS
4 11 (8.40%) Node.js
5 10 (7.63%) nginx
6 7 (5.34%) OpenStack
7 5 (3.82%) CMS
7 5 (3.82%) Confluence
8 2 (1.53%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (1.53%) Joomla!
Applications
1 8 (6.11%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (6.87%) Magento
2 6 (4.58%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (3.05%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.87%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.29%) GitHub
4 1 (0.76%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.76%) Office 365
4 1 (0.76%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.11%) DNS
2 5 (3.82%) SSH
3 3 (2.29%) HTTPS
4 2 (1.53%) Firewall
4 2 (1.53%) Internet
4 2 (1.53%) IPsec
4 2 (1.53%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.53%) VPN
5 1 (0.76%) DHCP
5 1 (0.76%) Intranet
5 1 (0.76%) LAN
5 1 (0.76%) Network Security
5 1 (0.76%) OpenVPN
5 1 (0.76%) PPTP
5 1 (0.76%) SAN
5 1 (0.76%) SSL
5 1 (0.76%) WAN
5 1 (0.76%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 102 (77.86%) MySQL
2 12 (9.16%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (6.11%) MongoDB
3 8 (6.11%) Redis
3 8 (6.11%) SQL Server
4 7 (5.34%) Big Data
5 6 (4.58%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (3.82%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.76%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 64 (48.85%) Git (software)
2 12 (9.16%) Jenkins
3 10 (7.63%) Subversion
4 6 (4.58%) JIRA
5 5 (3.82%) PhpStorm
5 5 (3.82%) PHPUnit
5 5 (3.82%) Redmine
5 5 (3.82%) Vagrant
5 5 (3.82%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.76%) Ant
6 1 (0.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.76%) FishEye
6 1 (0.76%) Maven
6 1 (0.76%) Mercurial
General
1 24 (18.32%) Finance
2 13 (9.92%) Marketing
3 5 (3.82%) Publishing
4 3 (2.29%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.53%) Advertising
5 2 (1.53%) Banking
5 2 (1.53%) Legal
6 1 (0.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 103 (78.63%) Developer
2 87 (66.41%) PHP Developer
3 28 (21.37%) Senior Developer
4 21 (16.03%) Senior PHP Developer
5 13 (9.92%) LAMP Developer
5 13 (9.92%) PHP LAMP Developer
6 12 (9.16%) Junior
6 12 (9.16%) MySQL Developer
6 12 (9.16%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 11 (8.40%) Web Developer
8 10 (7.63%) Administrator
8 10 (7.63%) Linux Administrator
9 8 (6.11%) Consultant
9 8 (6.11%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 8 (6.11%) PHP Zend Developer
9 8 (6.11%) Senior MySQL Developer
9 8 (6.11%) Senior PHP Zend Developer
9 8 (6.11%) Systems Administrator
10 7 (5.34%) AWS Consultant
10 7 (5.34%) Cloud Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (66.41%) CSS
2 85 (64.89%) HTML
3 76 (58.02%) jQuery
4 35 (26.72%) Symfony
5 34 (25.95%) HTML5
6 30 (22.90%) XML
7 25 (19.08%) CSS3
8 22 (16.79%) Laravel
9 21 (16.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 17 (12.98%) REST
11 16 (12.21%) AngularJS
12 15 (11.45%) JSON
13 14 (10.69%) Ajax
14 13 (9.92%) Web Services
15 11 (8.40%) CodeIgniter
16 10 (7.63%) LEMP Stack
17 9 (6.87%) .NET
18 8 (6.11%) jQTouch
18 8 (6.11%) PhoneGap
18 8 (6.11%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.40%) User Experience
2 8 (6.11%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.11%) Mobile App
3 6 (4.58%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.05%) e-Learning
5 3 (2.29%) iPad
5 3 (2.29%) Mathematics
5 3 (2.29%) Physics
6 1 (0.76%) Cryptography
6 1 (0.76%) Graphic Design
6 1 (0.76%) PKI
6 1 (0.76%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 95 (72.52%) Linux
2 16 (12.21%) Windows
3 11 (8.40%) Ubuntu
4 8 (6.11%) Android
4 8 (6.11%) Apple iOS
5 6 (4.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (3.82%) Unix
7 4 (3.05%) CentOS
7 4 (3.05%) Debian
8 2 (1.53%) Fedora
9 1 (0.76%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (25.95%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (23.66%) OO
3 30 (22.90%) OOP
4 24 (18.32%) MVC
4 24 (18.32%) Web Development
5 21 (16.03%) Scrum
6 16 (12.21%) DevOps
6 16 (12.21%) E-Commerce
7 15 (11.45%) Front End Development
8 13 (9.92%) OO PHP
8 13 (9.92%) Open Source
9 12 (9.16%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (8.40%) Configuration Management
11 10 (7.63%) Analytics
11 10 (7.63%) Responsive Web Design
11 10 (7.63%) Web Design
12 8 (6.11%) High Availability
13 7 (5.34%) Presales
14 6 (4.58%) CRM
14 6 (4.58%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 117 (89.31%) PHP
2 79 (60.31%) JavaScript
3 17 (12.98%) Python
4 16 (12.21%) Perl
5 13 (9.92%) Bash Shell
5 13 (9.92%) Ruby
6 10 (7.63%) SQL
7 9 (6.87%) PHP 5
8 8 (6.11%) Java
9 4 (3.05%) XQuery
10 3 (2.29%) C++
11 2 (1.53%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (5.34%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.34%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (8.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (5.34%) Docker
3 2 (1.53%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.53%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.53%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.76%) NDS
4 1 (0.76%) Novell eDirectory
4 1 (0.76%) pfSense
4 1 (0.76%) Postfix
4 1 (0.76%) Shibboleth
4 1 (0.76%) UAG
4 1 (0.76%) Varnish
4 1 (0.76%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 12 (9.16%) Puppet
2 9 (6.87%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (5.34%) logstash
4 2 (1.53%) yum
5 1 (0.76%) Ansible
5 1 (0.76%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.76%) Nagios
5 1 (0.76%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 21 (16.03%) Zend
2 14 (10.69%) Microsoft
3 12 (9.16%) VMware
4 8 (6.11%) SaltStack
4 8 (6.11%) Sencha
4 8 (6.11%) Twitter
5 7 (5.34%) Perforce
6 6 (4.58%) Google
6 6 (4.58%) Red Hat
7 5 (3.82%) Atlassian
8 3 (2.29%) Adobe
9 2 (1.53%) Cisco
9 2 (1.53%) Facebook
9 2 (1.53%) Rackspace
9 2 (1.53%) Splunk
10 1 (0.76%) Apple
10 1 (0.76%) EMC
10 1 (0.76%) IBM
10 1 (0.76%) NetIQ
10 1 (0.76%) Oracle
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