The first table below looks at the demand 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 177 136 168
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +32
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 67 124 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.95% 1.70% 1.04%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.03% 3.44% 2.11%
Number of salaries quoted 59 112 73
Average salary £32,500 £31,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.17% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,200
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £44,000 £35,880
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
3303 3608 3513
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 46.88% 49.58% 49.37%
Number of salaries quoted 2815 3218 3161
Average salary £36,500 £34,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.35% +1.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
LAMP
England

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 April 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 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire +23 30 £35,000 +6.06% 2
Manchester -48 29 £27,500 -12.69% 4
Lancashire -2 4 £22,500 -10.00%
Merseyside -21 4 £36,250 +16.93%
LAMP
England

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 140 (90.91%) PHP
2 120 (77.92%) MySQL
3 114 (74.03%) HTML
4 103 (66.88%) CSS
5 99 (64.29%) JavaScript
6 94 (61.04%) Linux
7 71 (46.10%) OO
8 56 (36.36%) XML
9 49 (31.82%) MVC
10 46 (29.87%) PHP5
10 46 (29.87%) jQuery
11 40 (25.97%) Subversion
11 40 (25.97%) Apache
12 39 (25.32%) Marketing
13 38 (24.68%) OO PHP
14 35 (22.73%) Zend
15 34 (22.08%) JSON
15 34 (22.08%) Ajax
15 34 (22.08%) REST
16 32 (20.78%) Git (software)
17 31 (20.13%) E-Commerce
18 30 (19.48%) XHTML
19 29 (18.83%) CMS
20 28 (18.18%) Web Design
21 24 (15.58%) Java
22 23 (14.94%) Perl
23 20 (12.99%) Open Source
24 19 (12.34%) Symfony
24 19 (12.34%) SQL
24 19 (12.34%) UNIX

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 40 (25.97%) Apache
2 29 (18.83%) CMS
3 11 (7.14%) Drupal
4 8 (5.19%) IIS
5 7 (4.55%) WordPress
6 4 (2.60%) Jetty
6 4 (2.60%) Tomcat
7 3 (1.95%) SharePoint
7 3 (1.95%) OpenStack
8 2 (1.30%) Joomla!
8 2 (1.30%) WebSphere
8 2 (1.30%) Commerce Server
9 1 (0.65%) GroupWise
9 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.65%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 18 (11.69%) Magento
2 2 (1.30%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.65%) SyteLine
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.95%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.30%) SaaS
2 2 (1.30%) PaaS
2 2 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.30%) IaaS
3 1 (0.65%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.90%) Firewall
2 3 (1.95%) LDAP
2 3 (1.95%) HTTP
2 3 (1.95%) Internet
2 3 (1.95%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (1.95%) NAS
2 3 (1.95%) AMQP
3 2 (1.30%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.65%) IPv6
4 1 (0.65%) SAN
4 1 (0.65%) OSPF
4 1 (0.65%) BGP
4 1 (0.65%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 120 (77.92%) MySQL
2 14 (9.09%) SQL Server
3 12 (7.79%) Relational Database
4 7 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (2.60%) Big Data
6 3 (1.95%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.30%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.65%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 40 (25.97%) Subversion
2 32 (20.78%) Git (software)
3 6 (3.90%) PHPUnit
4 4 (2.60%) Eclipse
5 3 (1.95%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.65%) Ant
6 1 (0.65%) JUnit
6 1 (0.65%) Log4j
6 1 (0.65%) Maven
6 1 (0.65%) JIRA
General
1 39 (25.32%) Marketing
2 11 (7.14%) Retail
3 6 (3.90%) Finance
4 3 (1.95%) Games
4 3 (1.95%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.30%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.65%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.65%) Back Office
6 1 (0.65%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 129 (83.77%) Developer
2 84 (54.55%) PHP Developer
3 37 (24.03%) Web Developer
4 29 (18.83%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 19 (12.34%) PHP Web Developer
6 18 (11.69%) Senior Developer
7 15 (9.74%) PHP LAMP Developer
8 11 (7.14%) Perl Developer
9 10 (6.49%) MySQL Developer
10 8 (5.19%) Senior PHP Developer
11 7 (4.55%) Senior Web Developer
11 7 (4.55%) Architect
11 7 (4.55%) Programmer
12 6 (3.90%) LAMP Developer
12 6 (3.90%) Software Developer
13 4 (2.60%) Senior PHP Web Developer
13 4 (2.60%) Web Programmer
13 4 (2.60%) UI Developer
13 4 (2.60%) Technical Manager
13 4 (2.60%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (74.03%) HTML
2 103 (66.88%) CSS
3 56 (36.36%) XML
4 46 (29.87%) jQuery
5 34 (22.08%) JSON
5 34 (22.08%) Ajax
5 34 (22.08%) REST
6 30 (19.48%) XHTML
7 19 (12.34%) Symfony
7 19 (12.34%) Web Services
8 18 (11.69%) CSS3
8 18 (11.69%) HTML5
9 14 (9.09%) SOAP
10 13 (8.44%) Zend Framework
11 12 (7.79%) .NET
12 7 (4.55%) Ruby on Rails
13 6 (3.90%) RESTful
13 6 (3.90%) J2EE
14 5 (3.25%) CodeIgniter
15 4 (2.60%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 20 (12.99%) Open Source
2 8 (5.19%) Statistics
2 8 (5.19%) Mathematics
2 8 (5.19%) Social Media
2 8 (5.19%) Visualisation
3 3 (1.95%) Mobile App
3 3 (1.95%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.30%) CMDB
4 2 (1.30%) FMCG
4 2 (1.30%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.65%) Replication
5 1 (0.65%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 94 (61.04%) Linux
2 19 (12.34%) UNIX
3 11 (7.14%) Windows
4 5 (3.25%) Apple iOS
4 5 (3.25%) CentOS
4 5 (3.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (2.60%) Debian
5 4 (2.60%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (1.95%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (1.95%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.65%) Solaris
7 1 (0.65%) SUSE
7 1 (0.65%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (46.10%) OO
2 49 (31.82%) MVC
3 38 (24.68%) OO PHP
4 31 (20.13%) E-Commerce
5 28 (18.18%) Web Design
6 19 (12.34%) OOP
7 17 (11.04%) Online Marketing
7 17 (11.04%) Project Management
8 16 (10.39%) Software Engineering
9 14 (9.09%) Scrum
10 13 (8.44%) Web Application Development
11 12 (7.79%) Analytics
12 11 (7.14%) Web Development
13 10 (6.49%) Agile Software Development
14 9 (5.84%) Digital Marketing
14 9 (5.84%) TDD
15 8 (5.19%) ERP
16 6 (3.90%) OOD
16 6 (3.90%) UML
17 5 (3.25%) Data Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 140 (90.91%) PHP
2 99 (64.29%) JavaScript
3 46 (29.87%) PHP5
4 24 (15.58%) Java
5 23 (14.94%) Perl
6 19 (12.34%) SQL
7 11 (7.14%) C
8 9 (5.84%) Ruby
9 7 (4.55%) PHP4
10 6 (3.90%) Bash Shell
10 6 (3.90%) Shell Script
10 6 (3.90%) C#
11 5 (3.25%) C++
12 4 (2.60%) Python
13 2 (1.30%) XQuery
14 1 (0.65%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.65%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (6.49%) Degree
2 4 (2.60%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.95%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (1.95%) RHCE
3 3 (1.95%) MCTS
3 3 (1.95%) MCITP
4 1 (0.65%) MySQL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.55%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (3.90%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.95%) Squid
3 2 (1.30%) XenServer
3 2 (1.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.30%) KVM
Systems Management
1 6 (3.90%) Puppet
2 3 (1.95%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.95%) Cobbler
3 2 (1.30%) Nagios
4 1 (0.65%) SCCM
Vendors
1 35 (22.73%) Zend
2 5 (3.25%) Red Hat
2 5 (3.25%) VMware
3 4 (2.60%) Twitter
3 4 (2.60%) Microsoft
3 4 (2.60%) Business Objects
4 3 (1.95%) Oracle
4 3 (1.95%) HP
4 3 (1.95%) Compaq
4 3 (1.95%) Foundry
4 3 (1.95%) Brocade
5 2 (1.30%) Endeca
5 2 (1.30%) Google
5 2 (1.30%) Facebook
5 2 (1.30%) Rackspace
5 2 (1.30%) Citrix
5 2 (1.30%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.65%) Sitecore
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 23,000 - 30,000
Posted: 4 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Reason Digital
Salary: From £32,000 to £38,000 per annum dependent on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
Candidate Source
Salary: £17,000 to £22,000 depending on experience / skills
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 7 days ago
Warrington
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago