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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 161 177 143
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -34
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 84 72 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.31% 1.03% 1.56%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.23% 2.21% 3.17%
Number of salaries quoted 75 62 107
Average salary £34,000 £32,500 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.61% +6.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,700 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £40,250
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
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
2604 3264 3664
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 40.69% 46.48% 49.35%
Number of salaries quoted 2202 2780 3273
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +7.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 1 May 2015.

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 1 May 2015. 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 +32 63 £35,000 +21.73% 8
Cheshire -16 11 £25,000 -28.57% 4
Lancashire +1 5 £21,500 -4.44% 5
Merseyside +9 2 £55,000 +37.50%
Cumbria - 1 £21,500 -
LAMP
England

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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.

1 130 (93.53%) PHP
2 98 (70.50%) MySQL
3 93 (66.91%) Linux
4 91 (65.47%) JavaScript
5 88 (63.31%) HTML
6 86 (61.87%) CSS
7 69 (49.64%) jQuery
8 61 (43.88%) Git (software)
9 60 (43.17%) MVC
10 59 (42.45%) Apache
11 48 (34.53%) Agile Software Development
12 44 (31.65%) Degree
13 43 (30.94%) CodeIgniter
14 41 (29.50%) HTML5
15 39 (28.06%) OO
16 38 (27.34%) OOP
17 31 (22.30%) SQL
18 29 (20.86%) Web Development
19 28 (20.14%) E-Commerce
19 28 (20.14%) CSS3
19 28 (20.14%) Symfony
20 27 (19.42%) Zend
20 27 (19.42%) Web Services
21 26 (18.71%) WordPress
21 26 (18.71%) OO PHP
22 25 (17.99%) Unit Testing
22 25 (17.99%) TDD
22 25 (17.99%) Web Design
23 20 (14.39%) Laravel
24 19 (13.67%) Sass

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 59 (42.45%) Apache
2 26 (18.71%) WordPress
3 11 (7.91%) CMS
4 6 (4.32%) nginx
5 5 (3.60%) Joomla!
6 4 (2.88%) Drupal
7 2 (1.44%) Apache ServiceMix
8 1 (0.72%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (3.60%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 3 (2.16%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 16 (11.51%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.60%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.16%) GitHub
3 2 (1.44%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.44%) SaaS
4 1 (0.72%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.60%) VPN
1 5 (3.60%) SSH
2 4 (2.88%) Wireless
2 4 (2.88%) FTP
3 3 (2.16%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.16%) DNS
4 2 (1.44%) Firewall
4 2 (1.44%) Internet
4 2 (1.44%) Network Security
4 2 (1.44%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.72%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (70.50%) MySQL
2 12 (8.63%) SQL Server
3 7 (5.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (4.32%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (4.32%) Big Data
5 3 (2.16%) Amazon Redshift
5 3 (2.16%) Oracle Database
5 3 (2.16%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (2.16%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (2.16%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 61 (43.88%) Git (software)
2 19 (13.67%) Subversion
3 16 (11.51%) Selenium
4 14 (10.07%) Jenkins
4 14 (10.07%) Hudson
4 14 (10.07%) TeamCity
5 11 (7.91%) JIRA
6 5 (3.60%) Mercurial
6 5 (3.60%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 3 (2.16%) Grunt
7 3 (2.16%) PHPUnit
8 1 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.72%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.72%) Dreamweaver
General
1 7 (5.04%) Finance
2 5 (3.60%) Advertising
3 4 (2.88%) Financial Institution
3 4 (2.88%) Retail
4 3 (2.16%) Marketing
4 3 (2.16%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 109 (78.42%) Developer
2 71 (51.08%) PHP Developer
3 30 (21.58%) Web Developer
4 20 (14.39%) PHP LAMP Developer
5 18 (12.95%) Junior Developer
5 18 (12.95%) Junior
5 18 (12.95%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 17 (12.23%) Junior PHP Developer
7 16 (11.51%) Software Developer
8 14 (10.07%) Software Engineer
9 9 (6.47%) Front-End Developer
9 9 (6.47%) Systems Administrator
9 9 (6.47%) Administrator
10 8 (5.76%) Senior Developer
10 8 (5.76%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 8 (5.76%) Linux Administrator
10 8 (5.76%) Front-End Web Developer
11 7 (5.04%) LAMP Developer
12 6 (4.32%) Applications Developer
12 6 (4.32%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (63.31%) HTML
2 86 (61.87%) CSS
3 69 (49.64%) jQuery
4 43 (30.94%) CodeIgniter
5 41 (29.50%) HTML5
6 28 (20.14%) CSS3
6 28 (20.14%) Symfony
7 27 (19.42%) Web Services
8 20 (14.39%) Laravel
9 19 (13.67%) Sass
10 17 (12.23%) AngularJS
11 16 (11.51%) XML
11 16 (11.51%) RESTful
12 15 (10.79%) Zurb Foundation
13 13 (9.35%) Ajax
13 13 (9.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 12 (8.63%) LESS
14 12 (8.63%) .NET
15 9 (6.47%) XHTML
16 8 (5.76%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.76%) Open Source
1 8 (5.76%) User Experience
1 8 (5.76%) Mobile App
2 7 (5.04%) W3C
3 5 (3.60%) Photography
4 3 (2.16%) Visualisation
4 3 (2.16%) Derivative
5 2 (1.44%) Replication
5 2 (1.44%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.72%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.72%) RIA
6 1 (0.72%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 93 (66.91%) Linux
2 5 (3.60%) Windows
3 3 (2.16%) Apple iOS
3 3 (2.16%) Android
3 3 (2.16%) UNIX
3 3 (2.16%) Debian
4 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.72%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (43.17%) MVC
2 48 (34.53%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (28.06%) OO
4 38 (27.34%) OOP
5 29 (20.86%) Web Development
6 28 (20.14%) E-Commerce
7 26 (18.71%) OO PHP
8 25 (17.99%) Unit Testing
8 25 (17.99%) TDD
8 25 (17.99%) Web Design
9 16 (11.51%) Software Engineering
10 15 (10.79%) Responsive Web Design
11 13 (9.35%) Scrum
12 12 (8.63%) DevOps
13 8 (5.76%) SEO
13 8 (5.76%) BDD
14 7 (5.04%) System Testing
15 6 (4.32%) Web Application Development
15 6 (4.32%) Analytics
16 5 (3.60%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 130 (93.53%) PHP
2 91 (65.47%) JavaScript
3 31 (22.30%) SQL
4 12 (8.63%) PHP5
5 10 (7.19%) Perl
6 9 (6.47%) C#
7 7 (5.04%) C++
7 7 (5.04%) Java
8 4 (2.88%) C
9 3 (2.16%) Ruby
10 2 (1.44%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.44%) Python
10 2 (1.44%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.44%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.44%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 44 (31.65%) Degree
2 3 (2.16%) RHCE
2 3 (2.16%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (10.07%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.72%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (7.19%) Puppet
2 8 (5.76%) Nagios
3 3 (2.16%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (2.16%) Cacti
4 2 (1.44%) Opsview
5 1 (0.72%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 27 (19.42%) Zend
2 12 (8.63%) Twitter
3 8 (5.76%) Red Hat
3 8 (5.76%) Adobe
4 5 (3.60%) Google
5 3 (2.16%) Oracle
5 3 (2.16%) Perforce
6 2 (1.44%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.72%) Percona
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