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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 224 160 183
Rank change year-on-year
-64 +23
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 35 73 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.48% 1.07% 0.94%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.08% 2.23% 1.97%
Number of salaries quoted 34 65 64
Average salary £32,500 £33,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.98% -1.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £26,200
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +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
3252 3270 3495
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 44.23% 47.77% 47.65%
Number of salaries quoted 2747 2927 3169
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -30 25 £30,000 -7.69% 7
Merseyside +3 6 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Lancashire -5 4 £31,250 +11.60% 2
LAMP
England

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 83 (90.22%) PHP
2 72 (78.26%) MySQL
3 67 (72.83%) Linux
4 65 (70.65%) CSS
4 65 (70.65%) HTML
5 62 (67.39%) JavaScript
6 38 (41.30%) CMS
7 35 (38.04%) OO
7 35 (38.04%) XML
8 34 (36.96%) PHP5
9 32 (34.78%) OO PHP
9 32 (34.78%) XHTML
10 31 (33.70%) Git (software)
11 30 (32.61%) Marketing
12 29 (31.52%) REST
13 27 (29.35%) MVC
13 27 (29.35%) Subversion
14 25 (27.17%) Web Design
14 25 (27.17%) JSON
15 24 (26.09%) jQuery
16 21 (22.83%) Apache
17 20 (21.74%) E-Commerce
18 17 (18.48%) Online Marketing
19 16 (17.39%) Zend
20 15 (16.30%) UNIX
21 13 (14.13%) Agile Software Development
22 11 (11.96%) Ajax
22 11 (11.96%) CSS3
23 10 (10.87%) Analytics
23 10 (10.87%) CodeIgniter

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 38 (41.30%) CMS
2 21 (22.83%) Apache
3 7 (7.61%) WordPress
3 7 (7.61%) Node.js
4 2 (2.17%) Drupal
4 2 (2.17%) Confluence
4 2 (2.17%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.09%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.09%) IIS
5 1 (1.09%) Jetty
Business Applications
1 6 (6.52%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.26%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.17%) Route 53
2 2 (2.17%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.52%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.17%) OpenVPN
2 2 (2.17%) IPsec
2 2 (2.17%) PPTP
2 2 (2.17%) SAN
2 2 (2.17%) VPN
3 1 (1.09%) DNS
3 1 (1.09%) Internet
3 1 (1.09%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (78.26%) MySQL
2 3 (3.26%) Redis
2 3 (3.26%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.17%) Big Data
4 1 (1.09%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.09%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.09%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 31 (33.70%) Git (software)
2 27 (29.35%) Subversion
3 3 (3.26%) JIRA
4 2 (2.17%) PHPUnit
5 1 (1.09%) Ant
5 1 (1.09%) JUnit
5 1 (1.09%) Log4j
5 1 (1.09%) Maven
5 1 (1.09%) Phing
5 1 (1.09%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.09%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 1 (1.09%) Mercurial
General
1 30 (32.61%) Marketing
2 5 (5.43%) Retail
3 3 (3.26%) Advertising
3 3 (3.26%) Games
4 2 (2.17%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.17%) Banking
5 1 (1.09%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.09%) Finance
5 1 (1.09%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 77 (83.70%) Developer
2 53 (57.61%) PHP Developer
3 27 (29.35%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 14 (15.22%) Web Developer
5 12 (13.04%) PHP Web Developer
6 10 (10.87%) MySQL Developer
7 8 (8.70%) Senior Developer
8 7 (7.61%) Perl Developer
8 7 (7.61%) PHP LAMP Developer
9 5 (5.43%) Administrator
9 5 (5.43%) Senior PHP Developer
10 4 (4.35%) LAMP Developer
11 3 (3.26%) Consultant
11 3 (3.26%) Systems Administrator
11 3 (3.26%) Applications Developer
11 3 (3.26%) Development Manager
11 3 (3.26%) Programmer
11 3 (3.26%) 1st Line Support
11 3 (3.26%) Applications Support
11 3 (3.26%) Applications Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (70.65%) CSS
1 65 (70.65%) HTML
2 35 (38.04%) XML
3 32 (34.78%) XHTML
4 29 (31.52%) REST
5 25 (27.17%) JSON
6 24 (26.09%) jQuery
7 11 (11.96%) Ajax
7 11 (11.96%) CSS3
8 10 (10.87%) CodeIgniter
9 9 (9.78%) Symfony
10 8 (8.70%) HTML5
11 7 (7.61%) Laravel
12 4 (4.35%) Web Services
13 3 (3.26%) SOAP
13 3 (3.26%) .NET
13 3 (3.26%) AngularJS
13 3 (3.26%) Backbone.js
14 1 (1.09%) JAXB
14 1 (1.09%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.78%) Open Source
2 8 (8.70%) Visualisation
2 8 (8.70%) Mathematics
2 8 (8.70%) Statistics
3 4 (4.35%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.17%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.17%) W3C
5 1 (1.09%) Social Media
5 1 (1.09%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 67 (72.83%) Linux
2 15 (16.30%) UNIX
3 6 (6.52%) Windows
4 5 (5.43%) CentOS
5 3 (3.26%) Ubuntu
6 2 (2.17%) HPUX
7 1 (1.09%) Solaris
7 1 (1.09%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (38.04%) OO
2 32 (34.78%) OO PHP
3 27 (29.35%) MVC
4 25 (27.17%) Web Design
5 20 (21.74%) E-Commerce
6 17 (18.48%) Online Marketing
7 13 (14.13%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (10.87%) Analytics
9 9 (9.78%) Load Balancing
10 7 (7.61%) OOP
11 6 (6.52%) TDD
12 4 (4.35%) Web Application Development
12 4 (4.35%) Data Virtualisation
12 4 (4.35%) Data Analysis
12 4 (4.35%) SEO
13 3 (3.26%) Project Management
13 3 (3.26%) Penetration Testing
13 3 (3.26%) Software Engineering
13 3 (3.26%) Web Development
13 3 (3.26%) Data Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 83 (90.22%) PHP
2 62 (67.39%) JavaScript
3 34 (36.96%) PHP5
4 9 (9.78%) Perl
4 9 (9.78%) C
5 6 (6.52%) Java
5 6 (6.52%) SQL
6 5 (5.43%) C#
7 4 (4.35%) C++
7 4 (4.35%) Shell Script
8 3 (3.26%) PHP4
9 2 (2.17%) Python
10 1 (1.09%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.09%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (3.26%) Degree
2 1 (1.09%) MySQL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.87%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (2.17%) Squid
Systems Management
1 9 (9.78%) Puppet
2 8 (8.70%) Nagios
Vendors
1 16 (17.39%) Zend
2 2 (2.17%) Atlassian
2 2 (2.17%) Perforce
2 2 (2.17%) HP
2 2 (2.17%) Red Hat
2 2 (2.17%) IBM
3 1 (1.09%) Twitter
3 1 (1.09%) Appcelerator
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