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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 200 150 160
Rank change year-on-year
-50 +10
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 53 93 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.72% 1.39% 1.32%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.74% 2.75% 2.51%
Number of salaries quoted 46 81 104
Average salary £27,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.42% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £26,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £50,000 £44,250
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
3047 3383 4188
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 41.68% 50.44% 52.74%
Number of salaries quoted 2670 3010 3794
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £48,500
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 24 December 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 24 December 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 -37 41 £26,500 -24.28% 6
Lancashire +3 10 £30,000 +20.00% 1
Merseyside -2 1 £60,000 +20.00% 2
Cheshire -13 1 £25,000 -28.57%
LAMP
England

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 89 (89.90%) PHP
2 82 (82.83%) HTML
3 81 (81.82%) MySQL
3 81 (81.82%) CSS
4 78 (78.79%) JavaScript
5 52 (52.53%) jQuery
6 51 (51.52%) Linux
7 43 (43.43%) OO
8 40 (40.40%) MVC
9 38 (38.38%) HTML5
10 34 (34.34%) Apache
10 34 (34.34%) CMS
10 34 (34.34%) OO PHP
11 33 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
11 33 (33.33%) CSS3
12 32 (32.32%) Git (software)
13 31 (31.31%) PHP5
14 29 (29.29%) CodeIgniter
15 28 (28.28%) OOP
15 28 (28.28%) E-Commerce
16 26 (26.26%) Degree
17 25 (25.25%) Zend
17 25 (25.25%) WordPress
18 24 (24.24%) XHTML
19 22 (22.22%) Web Design
20 19 (19.19%) Ajax
20 19 (19.19%) Web Development
20 19 (19.19%) Symfony
21 18 (18.18%) SQL
22 17 (17.17%) Mobile App

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 34 (34.34%) Apache
1 34 (34.34%) CMS
2 25 (25.25%) WordPress
3 9 (9.09%) Node.js
4 7 (7.07%) Joomla!
5 4 (4.04%) Drupal
6 2 (2.02%) Confluence
7 1 (1.01%) OpenStack
7 1 (1.01%) nginx
Applications
1 7 (7.07%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 4 (4.04%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (9.09%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.02%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.02%) Route 53
1 2 (2.02%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (1.01%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.01%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.07%) SSH
2 2 (2.02%) OpenVPN
2 2 (2.02%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.02%) VPN
2 2 (2.02%) SAN
2 2 (2.02%) PPTP
2 2 (2.02%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (81.82%) MySQL
2 6 (6.06%) NoSQL
2 6 (6.06%) Redis
3 3 (3.03%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.02%) Big Data
5 1 (1.01%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 32 (32.32%) Git (software)
2 15 (15.15%) Subversion
3 10 (10.10%) JIRA
4 3 (3.03%) PHPUnit
5 2 (2.02%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (2.02%) Mercurial
6 1 (1.01%) Phing
6 1 (1.01%) Jenkins
General
1 14 (14.14%) Advertising
2 10 (10.10%) Marketing
3 2 (2.02%) Investment Banking
3 2 (2.02%) Banking
4 1 (1.01%) Retail
4 1 (1.01%) Games
4 1 (1.01%) Finance
4 1 (1.01%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 91 (91.92%) Developer
2 59 (59.60%) PHP Developer
3 29 (29.29%) Web Developer
4 28 (28.28%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 16 (16.16%) PHP LAMP Developer
6 12 (12.12%) Applications Developer
7 11 (11.11%) Junior
7 11 (11.11%) Junior Developer
8 10 (10.10%) Junior PHP Developer
8 10 (10.10%) Senior Developer
9 8 (8.08%) LAMP Developer
10 7 (7.07%) Mid-Level PHP Developer
11 6 (6.06%) Web Applications Developer
11 6 (6.06%) Senior Applications Developer
12 5 (5.05%) Front-End Developer
12 5 (5.05%) Front-End Web Developer
12 5 (5.05%) MySQL Developer
13 4 (4.04%) Designer
13 4 (4.04%) Graduate Developer
13 4 (4.04%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (82.83%) HTML
2 81 (81.82%) CSS
3 52 (52.53%) jQuery
4 38 (38.38%) HTML5
5 33 (33.33%) CSS3
6 29 (29.29%) CodeIgniter
7 24 (24.24%) XHTML
8 19 (19.19%) Ajax
8 19 (19.19%) Symfony
9 16 (16.16%) Laravel
10 15 (15.15%) Web Services
11 14 (14.14%) AngularJS
11 14 (14.14%) Zurb Foundation
12 11 (11.11%) Backbone.js
12 11 (11.11%) Sass
13 10 (10.10%) LESS
13 10 (10.10%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 9 (9.09%) DHTML
15 8 (8.08%) REST
16 5 (5.05%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 17 (17.17%) Mobile App
2 8 (8.08%) Open Source
3 7 (7.07%) Photography
3 7 (7.07%) Computer Science
4 6 (6.06%) W3C
5 2 (2.02%) User Experience
6 1 (1.01%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 51 (51.52%) Linux
2 10 (10.10%) UNIX
3 8 (8.08%) Windows
3 8 (8.08%) Android
3 8 (8.08%) Apple iOS
4 3 (3.03%) CentOS
5 2 (2.02%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (43.43%) OO
2 40 (40.40%) MVC
3 34 (34.34%) OO PHP
4 33 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (28.28%) E-Commerce
5 28 (28.28%) OOP
6 22 (22.22%) Web Design
7 19 (19.19%) Web Development
8 11 (11.11%) TDD
9 9 (9.09%) Web Accessibility
10 8 (8.08%) BDD
10 8 (8.08%) Android Development
10 8 (8.08%) iOS Development
11 7 (7.07%) Time Management
11 7 (7.07%) Content Management
12 6 (6.06%) SEO
12 6 (6.06%) Mobile Application Development
12 6 (6.06%) Continuous Integration
13 5 (5.05%) Service Delivery
13 5 (5.05%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 89 (89.90%) PHP
2 78 (78.79%) JavaScript
3 31 (31.31%) PHP5
4 18 (18.18%) SQL
5 6 (6.06%) C#
6 5 (5.05%) Perl
6 5 (5.05%) Bash Shell
7 4 (4.04%) C++
7 4 (4.04%) Java
8 3 (3.03%) Shell Script
8 3 (3.03%) C
9 2 (2.02%) Python
10 1 (1.01%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 26 (26.26%) Degree
2 1 (1.01%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (2.02%) Squid
Systems Management
1 6 (6.06%) Puppet
2 5 (5.05%) Nagios
3 1 (1.01%) Cacti
3 1 (1.01%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 25 (25.25%) Zend
2 11 (11.11%) Adobe
3 10 (10.10%) Twitter
4 3 (3.03%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.02%) HP
5 2 (2.02%) Atlassian
5 2 (2.02%) IBM
5 2 (2.02%) Perforce
6 1 (1.01%) Percona
6 1 (1.01%) Salesforce.com
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