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 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LAMP Stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL/MariaDB, PHP/Perl/Python)
Rank 182 151 190
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +39
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 61 111 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.04% 1.69% 0.96%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.58% 4.15% 2.19%
Number of salaries quoted 58 96 56
Median salary £37,500 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £39,750 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +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
2364 2674 3106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 40.35% 40.65% 44.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2040 2252 2618
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 27 July 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 27 July 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 -28 37 £35,000 - 9
Cheshire +39 15 £40,000 +60.00% 1
Merseyside -1 6 £29,250 -31.17% 3
Lancashire +1 3 £42,500 +30.76%
LAMP
England

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 July 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.

1 103 (91.96%) PHP
2 83 (74.11%) MySQL
3 79 (70.54%) HTML
3 79 (70.54%) CSS
4 72 (64.29%) jQuery
5 70 (62.50%) JavaScript
6 64 (57.14%) Linux
7 57 (50.89%) Apache
8 37 (33.04%) MVC
9 29 (25.89%) Git (software)
9 29 (25.89%) Web Development
10 27 (24.11%) OOP
11 26 (23.21%) OO
11 26 (23.21%) Web Services
11 26 (23.21%) XML
11 26 (23.21%) Agile Software Development
12 24 (21.43%) iPad
13 22 (19.64%) Jenkins
14 21 (18.75%) Symfony
15 20 (17.86%) Windows
16 19 (16.96%) WordPress
17 18 (16.07%) HTML5
17 18 (16.07%) Laravel
18 17 (15.18%) DevOps
19 16 (14.29%) CSS3
20 15 (13.39%) Web Design
20 15 (13.39%) OO PHP
20 15 (13.39%) Continuous Integration
21 14 (12.50%) User Experience
21 14 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design

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 57 (50.89%) Apache
2 19 (16.96%) WordPress
3 8 (7.14%) Drupal
3 8 (7.14%) IIS
4 5 (4.46%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 5 (4.46%) nginx
5 4 (3.57%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (1.79%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.79%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (1.79%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.89%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 5 (4.46%) Magento
2 2 (1.79%) OpenCart
3 1 (0.89%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.68%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.68%) IaaS
2 3 (2.68%) PaaS
3 2 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.79%) Google Apps
3 2 (1.79%) SaaS
4 1 (0.89%) AdWords
4 1 (0.89%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.25%) DNS
2 6 (5.36%) Internet
3 5 (4.46%) SSL
4 3 (2.68%) DHCP
4 3 (2.68%) HTTPS
4 3 (2.68%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (2.68%) Wireless
5 2 (1.79%) Asterisk PBX
5 2 (1.79%) BGP
5 2 (1.79%) Ethernet
5 2 (1.79%) HTTP
5 2 (1.79%) LDAP
5 2 (1.79%) OSPF
5 2 (1.79%) SAN
5 2 (1.79%) SMS
5 2 (1.79%) VoIP
5 2 (1.79%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (74.11%) MySQL
2 6 (5.36%) Relational Database
3 4 (3.57%) MariaDB
4 2 (1.79%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.89%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.89%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.89%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 29 (25.89%) Git (software)
2 22 (19.64%) Jenkins
3 12 (10.71%) Subversion
4 9 (8.04%) Visual Studio
5 6 (5.36%) Ant
5 6 (5.36%) JIRA
5 6 (5.36%) Maven
6 4 (3.57%) Phing
7 3 (2.68%) Mercurial
8 2 (1.79%) Flash Builder
9 1 (0.89%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.89%) FishEye
9 1 (0.89%) Vagrant
General
1 11 (9.82%) Finance
2 8 (7.14%) Marketing
2 8 (7.14%) Publishing
3 4 (3.57%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.68%) Multimedia
5 2 (1.79%) Advertising
5 2 (1.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 92 (82.14%) Developer
2 81 (72.32%) PHP Developer
3 16 (14.29%) Lead Developer
4 15 (13.39%) Senior Developer
5 13 (11.61%) Senior PHP Developer
6 12 (10.71%) Lead PHP Developer
6 12 (10.71%) Web Developer
7 11 (9.82%) HTML Developer
7 11 (9.82%) MySQL Developer
8 10 (8.93%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 9 (8.04%) HTML CSS Developer
9 9 (8.04%) PHP Symfony Developer
9 9 (8.04%) Software Developer
9 9 (8.04%) Symfony Developer
10 8 (7.14%) Administrator
10 8 (7.14%) Linux Administrator
11 7 (6.25%) PHP Web Developer
12 6 (5.36%) JavaScript Developer
12 6 (5.36%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 6 (5.36%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (70.54%) CSS
1 79 (70.54%) HTML
2 72 (64.29%) jQuery
3 26 (23.21%) Web Services
3 26 (23.21%) XML
4 21 (18.75%) Symfony
5 18 (16.07%) HTML5
5 18 (16.07%) Laravel
6 16 (14.29%) CSS3
7 13 (11.61%) JSON
7 13 (11.61%) Sass
8 12 (10.71%) CodeIgniter
9 11 (9.82%) Node.js
10 10 (8.93%) .NET
11 9 (8.04%) LESS
12 8 (7.14%) CakePHP
12 8 (7.14%) jQT
12 8 (7.14%) PhoneGap
12 8 (7.14%) RESTful
12 8 (7.14%) Sencha Touch
Miscellaneous
1 24 (21.43%) iPad
2 14 (12.50%) User Experience
3 9 (8.04%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.46%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.68%) Client/Server
5 3 (2.68%) Fintech
5 3 (2.68%) Tandem
6 2 (1.79%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.89%) Cybercrime
7 1 (0.89%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.89%) iPhone
7 1 (0.89%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 64 (57.14%) Linux
2 20 (17.86%) Windows
3 10 (8.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (8.04%) Android
5 8 (7.14%) Apple iOS
5 8 (7.14%) Unix
6 7 (6.25%) Windows Server
7 5 (4.46%) Ubuntu
8 4 (3.57%) CentOS
9 3 (2.68%) Debian
9 3 (2.68%) SUSE
10 2 (1.79%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (33.04%) MVC
2 29 (25.89%) Web Development
3 27 (24.11%) OOP
4 26 (23.21%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (23.21%) OO
5 17 (15.18%) DevOps
6 15 (13.39%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (13.39%) OO PHP
6 15 (13.39%) Web Design
7 14 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
8 13 (11.61%) E-Commerce
9 12 (10.71%) TDD
10 11 (9.82%) Scrum
11 9 (8.04%) Open Source
12 6 (5.36%) Continuous Delivery
12 6 (5.36%) Data Protection
12 6 (5.36%) Mentoring
12 6 (5.36%) Software Engineering
13 5 (4.46%) Digital Marketing
13 5 (4.46%) Mobile First
Programming Languages
1 103 (91.96%) PHP
2 70 (62.50%) JavaScript
3 12 (10.71%) Perl
4 11 (9.82%) Java
5 8 (7.14%) SQL
6 6 (5.36%) Bash Shell
7 5 (4.46%) Python
8 3 (2.68%) C#
8 3 (2.68%) PHP 5
8 3 (2.68%) XQuery
9 2 (1.79%) Ruby
10 1 (0.89%) ActionScript
10 1 (0.89%) Lua
10 1 (0.89%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (8.04%) Degree
2 3 (2.68%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (1.79%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.89%) QA
2 1 (0.89%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (11.61%) Virtual Machines
2 9 (8.04%) Docker
3 7 (6.25%) Active Directory
3 7 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (2.68%) Postfix
5 2 (1.79%) Firmware
5 2 (1.79%) KVM
5 2 (1.79%) oVirt
5 2 (1.79%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (1.79%) Xen
6 1 (0.89%) iptables
Systems Management
1 11 (9.82%) Puppet
2 3 (2.68%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 12 (10.71%) Microsoft
2 10 (8.93%) Red Hat
3 9 (8.04%) Zend
4 8 (7.14%) Sencha
5 7 (6.25%) Adobe
5 7 (6.25%) VMware
6 5 (4.46%) Google
7 4 (3.57%) Twitter
8 2 (1.79%) Apple
8 2 (1.79%) CA
8 2 (1.79%) Oracle
8 2 (1.79%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.89%) Cisco
9 1 (0.89%) IBM
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £35000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £30k - 35k per year + Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
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UKFast
Salary: From £18,000 to £26,000 per annum with additional shift allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Salary: Full Benefits package, Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £42000 - £50000 per annum + Pension / Healthcare / bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
UKFast
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum depending on experience.
Posted: 2 days ago
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CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £30k - 35k per year + Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Birkenhead
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
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Salary: £47000 - £58000 per annum + (22% Reward Package)
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