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 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LAMP Stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL/MariaDB, PHP/Perl/Python)
Rank 182 160 165
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +5
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 50 103 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.89% 1.60% 1.51%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.35% 3.94% 3.24%
Number of salaries quoted 48 93 96
Median salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £41,250
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +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
2124 2612 3337
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 37.70% 40.69% 46.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1820 2196 2846
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
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 £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 3 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 3 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 28 £32,500 -2.98% 9
Cheshire +34 16 £38,500 +54.00% 2
Merseyside +6 5 £36,750 +16.66% 4
LAMP
England

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 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.

1 112 (87.50%) PHP
2 102 (79.69%) MySQL
3 84 (65.63%) Linux
4 83 (64.84%) CSS
4 83 (64.84%) JavaScript
5 82 (64.06%) HTML
5 82 (64.06%) jQuery
6 70 (54.69%) Apache
7 51 (39.84%) Git (software)
8 44 (34.38%) Web Development
9 35 (27.34%) Symfony
9 35 (27.34%) Agile Software Development
10 32 (25.00%) MVC
11 30 (23.44%) HTML5
12 29 (22.66%) OOP
13 28 (21.88%) OO
14 26 (20.31%) XML
14 26 (20.31%) Laravel
14 26 (20.31%) WordPress
15 25 (19.53%) CSS3
16 23 (17.97%) Finance
17 19 (14.84%) Zend
18 18 (14.06%) Web Services
19 17 (13.28%) Windows
20 16 (12.50%) Scrum
21 15 (11.72%) Twitter Bootstrap
21 15 (11.72%) DevOps
21 15 (11.72%) User Experience
22 14 (10.94%) Microsoft
22 14 (10.94%) JSON

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 70 (54.69%) Apache
2 26 (20.31%) WordPress
3 11 (8.59%) nginx
3 11 (8.59%) Node.js
4 9 (7.03%) Drupal
5 7 (5.47%) IIS
6 5 (3.91%) CMS
7 4 (3.13%) OpenStack
7 4 (3.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (3.91%) Photoshop
2 3 (2.34%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.34%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (2.34%) Magento
1 3 (2.34%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.91%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.34%) IaaS
3 3 (2.34%) PaaS
4 2 (1.56%) Google Apps
4 2 (1.56%) SaaS
5 1 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.78%) GitHub
5 1 (0.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.81%) DNS
2 5 (3.91%) SSH
3 4 (3.13%) DHCP
3 4 (3.13%) SSL
4 3 (2.34%) HTTPS
4 3 (2.34%) Internet
4 3 (2.34%) SAN
4 3 (2.34%) VPN
5 2 (1.56%) Asterisk PBX
5 2 (1.56%) BGP
5 2 (1.56%) Ethernet
5 2 (1.56%) Firewall
5 2 (1.56%) LDAP
5 2 (1.56%) OSPF
5 2 (1.56%) VoIP
6 1 (0.78%) Intranet
6 1 (0.78%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.78%) LAN
6 1 (0.78%) SMS
6 1 (0.78%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 102 (79.69%) MySQL
2 11 (8.59%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (3.91%) Big Data
3 5 (3.91%) SQL Server
4 3 (2.34%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.56%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.78%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 51 (39.84%) Git (software)
2 13 (10.16%) Subversion
3 9 (7.03%) Jenkins
4 6 (4.69%) Visual Studio
5 3 (2.34%) Mercurial
5 3 (2.34%) PHPUnit
6 2 (1.56%) Phing
7 1 (0.78%) Ant
7 1 (0.78%) FishEye
7 1 (0.78%) JIRA
7 1 (0.78%) Maven
7 1 (0.78%) Vagrant
General
1 23 (17.97%) Finance
2 12 (9.38%) Marketing
3 6 (4.69%) Publishing
4 4 (3.13%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.34%) Multimedia
6 2 (1.56%) Retail
7 1 (0.78%) Advertising
7 1 (0.78%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 100 (78.13%) Developer
2 90 (70.31%) PHP Developer
3 24 (18.75%) Senior Developer
4 23 (17.97%) Senior PHP Developer
5 14 (10.94%) MySQL Developer
6 13 (10.16%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 11 (8.59%) Administrator
7 11 (8.59%) Linux Administrator
8 9 (7.03%) Junior
9 8 (6.25%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 8 (6.25%) PHP Zend Developer
9 8 (6.25%) Senior MySQL Developer
9 8 (6.25%) Senior PHP Zend Developer
9 8 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
10 7 (5.47%) Lead Developer
10 7 (5.47%) Lead PHP Developer
10 7 (5.47%) Software Developer
10 7 (5.47%) Web Developer
11 6 (4.69%) LAMP Developer
11 6 (4.69%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (64.84%) CSS
2 82 (64.06%) HTML
2 82 (64.06%) jQuery
3 35 (27.34%) Symfony
4 30 (23.44%) HTML5
5 26 (20.31%) Laravel
5 26 (20.31%) XML
6 25 (19.53%) CSS3
7 18 (14.06%) Web Services
8 15 (11.72%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 14 (10.94%) JSON
10 13 (10.16%) Ajax
10 13 (10.16%) CodeIgniter
10 13 (10.16%) REST
11 12 (9.38%) AngularJS
12 11 (8.59%) .NET
12 11 (8.59%) LEMP Stack
12 11 (8.59%) Sass
13 10 (7.81%) XHTML
14 9 (7.03%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.72%) User Experience
2 12 (9.38%) iPad
3 8 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (6.25%) Mobile App
4 7 (5.47%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.13%) e-Learning
6 3 (2.34%) Mathematics
6 3 (2.34%) Physics
7 2 (1.56%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.78%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.78%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.78%) Fintech
8 1 (0.78%) iPhone
8 1 (0.78%) Tandem
8 1 (0.78%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 84 (65.63%) Linux
2 17 (13.28%) Windows
3 10 (7.81%) Android
4 9 (7.03%) Apple iOS
5 8 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (5.47%) Ubuntu
7 5 (3.91%) Debian
7 5 (3.91%) Unix
8 4 (3.13%) CentOS
9 3 (2.34%) SUSE
9 3 (2.34%) Windows Server
10 2 (1.56%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (34.38%) Web Development
2 35 (27.34%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (25.00%) MVC
4 29 (22.66%) OOP
5 28 (21.88%) OO
6 16 (12.50%) Scrum
7 15 (11.72%) DevOps
8 12 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (9.38%) E-Commerce
8 12 (9.38%) Front End Development
9 10 (7.81%) Open Source
9 10 (7.81%) Web Design
10 8 (6.25%) OO PHP
11 7 (5.47%) Analytics
11 7 (5.47%) Responsive Web Design
12 6 (4.69%) Software Engineering
13 5 (3.91%) Configuration Management
13 5 (3.91%) Digital Marketing
14 4 (3.13%) High Availability
14 4 (3.13%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 112 (87.50%) PHP
2 83 (64.84%) JavaScript
3 12 (9.38%) Perl
4 11 (8.59%) SQL
5 10 (7.81%) Bash Shell
5 10 (7.81%) Python
6 9 (7.03%) Ruby
7 8 (6.25%) PHP 5
8 6 (4.69%) Java
9 3 (2.34%) C#
9 3 (2.34%) XQuery
10 1 (0.78%) Lua
10 1 (0.78%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (7.03%) Degree
2 3 (2.34%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.13%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.78%) QA
2 1 (0.78%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (8.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (5.47%) Docker
3 4 (3.13%) Active Directory
3 4 (3.13%) Postfix
4 2 (1.56%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.56%) KVM
4 2 (1.56%) oVirt
4 2 (1.56%) VMware Workstation
4 2 (1.56%) Xen
5 1 (0.78%) Firmware
5 1 (0.78%) iptables
5 1 (0.78%) NDS
5 1 (0.78%) NetIQ eDirectory
5 1 (0.78%) pfSense
5 1 (0.78%) Shibboleth
5 1 (0.78%) UAG
5 1 (0.78%) Varnish
5 1 (0.78%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (7.81%) Puppet
2 7 (5.47%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.78%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (0.78%) Nagios
3 1 (0.78%) NetIQ Identity Manager
3 1 (0.78%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.78%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 19 (14.84%) Zend
2 14 (10.94%) Microsoft
3 12 (9.38%) VMware
4 9 (7.03%) Sencha
5 8 (6.25%) Red Hat
6 6 (4.69%) Google
7 5 (3.91%) Perforce
8 4 (3.13%) Twitter
9 2 (1.56%) Apple
9 2 (1.56%) Cisco
9 2 (1.56%) Facebook
9 2 (1.56%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.78%) EMC
10 1 (0.78%) IBM
10 1 (0.78%) NetIQ
10 1 (0.78%) Oracle
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