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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
LAMP Stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL/MariaDB, PHP/Perl/Python)
England / North West
Rank 164 152 177
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +25
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 83 79 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.39% 1.42% 1.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.32% 3.84% 2.76%
Number of salaries quoted 73 69 67
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,100 £28,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £39,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +11.42%

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
2499 2059 2863
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 41.99% 37.02% 41.55%
Number of salaries quoted 2215 1800 2538
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 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £51,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 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
Manchester -26 64 £35,000 - 9
Cheshire +14 7 £57,500 +76.92% 1
Merseyside - 6 £38,750 -
Lancashire -7 5 £35,000 +7.69% 5
LAMP
England

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 North West region with a requirement for LAMP.

1 140 (85.89%) PHP
2 139 (85.28%) MySQL
3 115 (70.55%) JavaScript
4 114 (69.94%) CSS
5 109 (66.87%) HTML
6 91 (55.83%) jQuery
7 73 (44.79%) Agile Software Development
8 68 (41.72%) Linux
9 50 (30.67%) Laravel
9 50 (30.67%) Node.js
10 44 (26.99%) HTML5
11 43 (26.38%) iPad
12 42 (25.77%) OO
12 42 (25.77%) Apache
13 41 (25.15%) Web Development
14 40 (24.54%) Git (software)
15 38 (23.31%) AngularJS
16 36 (22.09%) MVC
17 32 (19.63%) XML
18 30 (18.40%) OOP
19 29 (17.79%) VMware
20 28 (17.18%) Software Engineering
20 28 (17.18%) E-Commerce
21 27 (16.56%) Web Services
22 23 (14.11%) Scrum
23 22 (13.50%) Python
23 22 (13.50%) XHTML
23 22 (13.50%) Perl
23 22 (13.50%) VMware Infrastructure
24 21 (12.88%) Degree

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 42 (25.77%) Apache
2 13 (7.98%) Apache Pig
2 13 (7.98%) Apache Spark
2 13 (7.98%) Elasticsearch
3 10 (6.13%) WordPress
4 8 (4.91%) CMS
5 7 (4.29%) IIS
6 6 (3.68%) nginx
7 4 (2.45%) Drupal
8 3 (1.84%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.61%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 1 (0.61%) MS Office
1 1 (0.61%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 14 (8.59%) Magento
2 1 (0.61%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 11 (6.75%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.68%) Office 365
3 5 (3.07%) AWS CloudFormation
4 4 (2.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 4 (2.45%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (2.45%) Amazon ELB
4 4 (2.45%) Amazon S3
4 4 (2.45%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 4 (2.45%) AWS Lambda
4 4 (2.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 3 (1.84%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.61%) AdWords
6 1 (0.61%) Bluemix
6 1 (0.61%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.61%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.61%) Heroku
6 1 (0.61%) IaaS
6 1 (0.61%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.61%) PaaS
6 1 (0.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.75%) Internet
2 7 (4.29%) Firewall
3 6 (3.68%) HTTP
3 6 (3.68%) IPsec
3 6 (3.68%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.84%) DNS
5 2 (1.23%) SMTP
6 1 (0.61%) Asterisk PBX
6 1 (0.61%) FTP
6 1 (0.61%) Intranet
6 1 (0.61%) SSH
6 1 (0.61%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 139 (85.28%) MySQL
2 16 (9.82%) Big Data
3 14 (8.59%) Relational Database
4 13 (7.98%) Apache Hive
4 13 (7.98%) Hadoop
4 13 (7.98%) MongoDB
4 13 (7.98%) RDBMS
5 6 (3.68%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.61%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.61%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 40 (24.54%) Git (software)
2 10 (6.13%) Bitbucket
2 10 (6.13%) Subversion
3 6 (3.68%) JIRA
4 4 (2.45%) Jenkins
4 4 (2.45%) Mercurial
4 4 (2.45%) Vagrant
5 3 (1.84%) PHPUnit
6 2 (1.23%) Travis CI
6 2 (1.23%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.61%) CircleCI
7 1 (0.61%) GoCD
7 1 (0.61%) gulp
General
1 20 (12.27%) Finance
2 10 (6.13%) Marketing
3 7 (4.29%) Military
3 7 (4.29%) Retail
4 4 (2.45%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.84%) Games
6 2 (1.23%) Advertising
6 2 (1.23%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.61%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 123 (75.46%) Developer
2 103 (63.19%) PHP Developer
3 34 (20.86%) Lead Developer
4 33 (20.25%) Lead PHP Developer
5 27 (16.56%) Software Developer
6 25 (15.34%) Senior Developer
7 24 (14.72%) Senior PHP Developer
8 22 (13.50%) Team Leader
9 20 (12.27%) PHP Laravel Developer
9 20 (12.27%) Web Developer
10 19 (11.66%) PHP Web Developer
11 16 (9.82%) Lead Software Developer
11 16 (9.82%) Senior Software Developer
11 16 (9.82%) Software Team Leader
12 14 (8.59%) Full Stack Developer
12 14 (8.59%) LAMP Developer
13 11 (6.75%) Development Manager
13 11 (6.75%) Finance Manager
13 11 (6.75%) PHP Development Manager
14 10 (6.13%) MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (69.94%) CSS
2 109 (66.87%) HTML
3 91 (55.83%) jQuery
4 50 (30.67%) Laravel
4 50 (30.67%) Node.js
5 44 (26.99%) HTML5
6 38 (23.31%) AngularJS
7 32 (19.63%) XML
8 27 (16.56%) Web Services
9 22 (13.50%) XHTML
10 17 (10.43%) CSS3
11 13 (7.98%) Apache Camel
11 13 (7.98%) Hibernate
11 13 (7.98%) Java EE
11 13 (7.98%) Middleware
11 13 (7.98%) REST
11 13 (7.98%) Spring
12 11 (6.75%) Ajax
12 11 (6.75%) Symfony
13 10 (6.13%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 43 (26.38%) iPad
2 13 (7.98%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (7.98%) PKI
2 13 (7.98%) Visualisation
3 7 (4.29%) Computer Science
3 7 (4.29%) Mobile App
4 4 (2.45%) User Experience
5 3 (1.84%) Virtual Team
6 2 (1.23%) iPhone
7 1 (0.61%) CCTV
7 1 (0.61%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.61%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.61%) PlayStation
7 1 (0.61%) Replication
7 1 (0.61%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 68 (41.72%) Linux
2 16 (9.82%) Windows
3 12 (7.36%) Windows Server
4 8 (4.91%) CentOS
5 6 (3.68%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (3.68%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (3.07%) Unix
7 3 (1.84%) Apple iOS
7 3 (1.84%) Debian
7 3 (1.84%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.61%) Android
8 1 (0.61%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (44.79%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (25.77%) OO
3 41 (25.15%) Web Development
4 36 (22.09%) MVC
5 30 (18.40%) OOP
6 28 (17.18%) E-Commerce
6 28 (17.18%) Software Engineering
7 23 (14.11%) Scrum
8 21 (12.88%) DevOps
9 19 (11.66%) Continuous Improvement
10 17 (10.43%) Analytics
11 16 (9.82%) SDLC
12 15 (9.20%) Information Security
13 14 (8.59%) OO PHP
13 14 (8.59%) Open Source
14 13 (7.98%) Big Data Analytics
14 13 (7.98%) Data Analytics
14 13 (7.98%) Time Management
15 11 (6.75%) Web Application Development
16 10 (6.13%) API Integration
Programming Languages
1 140 (85.89%) PHP
2 115 (70.55%) JavaScript
3 22 (13.50%) Perl
3 22 (13.50%) Python
4 17 (10.43%) Java
4 17 (10.43%) Ruby
5 16 (9.82%) C#
6 13 (7.98%) C
7 8 (4.91%) Shell Script
7 8 (4.91%) XQuery
8 7 (4.29%) PHP 5
9 6 (3.68%) PowerShell
10 4 (2.45%) SQL
11 3 (1.84%) Bash Shell
12 2 (1.23%) Go
13 1 (0.61%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 21 (12.88%) Degree
2 13 (7.98%) DV Cleared
2 13 (7.98%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.61%) LPIC
3 1 (0.61%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.07%) QA
2 1 (0.61%) GCP
System Software
1 22 (13.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (7.98%) Hyper-V
3 11 (6.75%) Active Directory
4 7 (4.29%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (3.68%) Varnish
5 6 (3.68%) vCloud
5 6 (3.68%) vSphere
6 2 (1.23%) Docker
7 1 (0.61%) Ceph
7 1 (0.61%) iptables
7 1 (0.61%) KVM
7 1 (0.61%) Xen
Systems Management
1 11 (6.75%) Puppet
2 9 (5.52%) Ansible
2 9 (5.52%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (3.68%) SCCM
3 6 (3.68%) vMotion
4 1 (0.61%) Cacti
4 1 (0.61%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.61%) Nagios
4 1 (0.61%) Pacemaker
4 1 (0.61%) Terraform
4 1 (0.61%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 29 (17.79%) VMware
2 13 (7.98%) Oracle
3 11 (6.75%) Zend
4 9 (5.52%) Microsoft
5 6 (3.68%) Veeam
5 6 (3.68%) Zerto
6 3 (1.84%) Apple
6 3 (1.84%) Perforce
7 2 (1.23%) Google
7 2 (1.23%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.61%) SaltStack
8 1 (0.61%) Sencha
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