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

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 216 159 183
Rank change year-on-year
-57 +24
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 39 80 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.53% 1.17% 0.96%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.22% 2.42% 2.01%
Number of salaries quoted 36 69 67
Average salary £30,000 £33,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.44% -2.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,250 £25,000 £27,450
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
3197 3304 3534
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 43.50% 48.14% 47.80%
Number of salaries quoted 2715 2969 3186
Average salary £37,608 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.45% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 16 September 2014.

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 16 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
Manchester -38 24 £28,250 -13.07% 10
Cheshire -15 7 £29,000 -13.43% 2
Merseyside 0 6 £60,000 +20.00% 1
Lancashire -5 2 £32,500 +20.37% 2
LAMP
England

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 80 (88.89%) PHP
2 69 (76.67%) MySQL
3 63 (70.00%) CSS
3 63 (70.00%) HTML
4 61 (67.78%) JavaScript
5 58 (64.44%) Linux
6 39 (43.33%) CMS
7 34 (37.78%) OO
7 34 (37.78%) PHP5
8 33 (36.67%) XHTML
9 31 (34.44%) OO PHP
10 29 (32.22%) Marketing
11 27 (30.00%) MVC
12 25 (27.78%) XML
12 25 (27.78%) Git (software)
13 24 (26.67%) jQuery
13 24 (26.67%) E-Commerce
14 23 (25.56%) Apache
14 23 (25.56%) REST
15 20 (22.22%) Subversion
16 19 (21.11%) Web Design
16 19 (21.11%) Zend
17 18 (20.00%) JSON
18 17 (18.89%) Ajax
18 17 (18.89%) Agile Software Development
19 14 (15.56%) UNIX
20 13 (14.44%) SQL
20 13 (14.44%) CodeIgniter
20 13 (14.44%) Magento
21 12 (13.33%) Online Marketing

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 39 (43.33%) CMS
2 23 (25.56%) Apache
3 8 (8.89%) Node.js
4 7 (7.78%) WordPress
5 2 (2.22%) Drupal
5 2 (2.22%) Confluence
5 2 (2.22%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.11%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.11%) Jetty
Business Applications
1 13 (14.44%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.22%) Amazon ELB
2 2 (2.22%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.22%) OpenVPN
2 2 (2.22%) IPsec
2 2 (2.22%) PPTP
2 2 (2.22%) VPN
2 2 (2.22%) SAN
3 1 (1.11%) Internet
3 1 (1.11%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (76.67%) MySQL
2 4 (4.44%) NoSQL
2 4 (4.44%) Redis
3 2 (2.22%) Big Data
4 1 (1.11%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 25 (27.78%) Git (software)
2 20 (22.22%) Subversion
3 3 (3.33%) JIRA
4 2 (2.22%) PHPUnit
5 1 (1.11%) Ant
5 1 (1.11%) JUnit
5 1 (1.11%) Maven
5 1 (1.11%) Log4j
5 1 (1.11%) Phing
5 1 (1.11%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.11%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 1 (1.11%) Mercurial
General
1 29 (32.22%) Marketing
2 4 (4.44%) Advertising
2 4 (4.44%) Retail
3 3 (3.33%) Games
4 2 (2.22%) Banking
4 2 (2.22%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.11%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.11%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 75 (83.33%) Developer
2 51 (56.67%) PHP Developer
3 21 (23.33%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 13 (14.44%) Web Developer
5 9 (10.00%) PHP LAMP Developer
5 9 (10.00%) MySQL Developer
5 9 (10.00%) PHP Web Developer
6 8 (8.89%) Senior Developer
7 5 (5.56%) Perl Developer
7 5 (5.56%) Administrator
7 5 (5.56%) LAMP Developer
8 4 (4.44%) Senior Applications Developer
8 4 (4.44%) Senior PHP Developer
8 4 (4.44%) Applications Developer
9 3 (3.33%) Development Manager
9 3 (3.33%) Support Consultant
9 3 (3.33%) 1st Line Support
9 3 (3.33%) Applications Support
9 3 (3.33%) Applications Consultant
9 3 (3.33%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (70.00%) CSS
1 63 (70.00%) HTML
2 33 (36.67%) XHTML
3 25 (27.78%) XML
4 24 (26.67%) jQuery
5 23 (25.56%) REST
6 18 (20.00%) JSON
7 17 (18.89%) Ajax
8 13 (14.44%) CodeIgniter
9 12 (13.33%) CSS3
10 10 (11.11%) HTML5
11 9 (10.00%) Symfony
12 7 (7.78%) Laravel
12 7 (7.78%) DHTML
13 5 (5.56%) Web Services
14 4 (4.44%) Backbone.js
14 4 (4.44%) AngularJS
15 2 (2.22%) Yii
15 2 (2.22%) .NET
15 2 (2.22%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.33%) Mobile App
2 9 (10.00%) Open Source
3 7 (7.78%) Visualisation
3 7 (7.78%) Statistics
3 7 (7.78%) Mathematics
4 4 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.33%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.22%) User Experience
6 2 (2.22%) W3C
7 1 (1.11%) Social Media
7 1 (1.11%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 58 (64.44%) Linux
2 14 (15.56%) UNIX
3 7 (7.78%) Windows
4 5 (5.56%) CentOS
5 3 (3.33%) Ubuntu
6 2 (2.22%) Android
6 2 (2.22%) HPUX
7 1 (1.11%) Solaris
7 1 (1.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (37.78%) OO
2 31 (34.44%) OO PHP
3 27 (30.00%) MVC
4 24 (26.67%) E-Commerce
5 19 (21.11%) Web Design
6 17 (18.89%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (13.33%) Online Marketing
8 9 (10.00%) Analytics
8 9 (10.00%) Load Balancing
9 7 (7.78%) Web Accessibility
9 7 (7.78%) OOP
9 7 (7.78%) TDD
10 4 (4.44%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (4.44%) BDD
10 4 (4.44%) Web Application Development
10 4 (4.44%) SEO
10 4 (4.44%) Data Analysis
11 3 (3.33%) Penetration Testing
11 3 (3.33%) Software Engineering
11 3 (3.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 80 (88.89%) PHP
2 61 (67.78%) JavaScript
3 34 (37.78%) PHP5
4 13 (14.44%) SQL
5 8 (8.89%) Perl
6 7 (7.78%) C
7 6 (6.67%) Java
8 4 (4.44%) C#
8 4 (4.44%) C++
8 4 (4.44%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.22%) PHP4
9 2 (2.22%) Python
10 1 (1.11%) Ruby
10 1 (1.11%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.11%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (4.44%) Degree
2 1 (1.11%) MySQL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.89%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (2.22%) Squid
Systems Management
1 9 (10.00%) Puppet
2 8 (8.89%) Nagios
Vendors
1 19 (21.11%) Zend
2 2 (2.22%) Atlassian
2 2 (2.22%) Perforce
2 2 (2.22%) IBM
2 2 (2.22%) HP
2 2 (2.22%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.11%) Twitter
3 1 (1.11%) Appcelerator
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