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 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LAMP Stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL/MariaDB, PHP/Perl/Python)
Rank 179 198 184
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -14
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 76 58 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.19% 0.86% 1.04%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.80% 2.19% 2.42%
Number of salaries quoted 70 52 69
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,500 £24,600
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £44,750 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
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
2714 2648 3185
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 42.65% 39.44% 43.03%
Number of salaries quoted 2337 2285 2728
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,230
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 29 September 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 29 September 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 +6 53 £36,250 +3.57% 16
Cheshire +38 21 £47,500 +72.72% 1
Lancashire - 2 £30,000 - 1
LAMP
England

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 September 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.

1 110 (90.91%) PHP
2 99 (81.82%) MySQL
3 87 (71.90%) CSS
3 87 (71.90%) HTML
4 78 (64.46%) jQuery
5 73 (60.33%) Linux
6 72 (59.50%) JavaScript
7 61 (50.41%) Apache
8 40 (33.06%) MVC
9 37 (30.58%) Web Development
10 33 (27.27%) Web Services
11 32 (26.45%) XML
11 32 (26.45%) Git (software)
12 31 (25.62%) OOP
13 30 (24.79%) OO
14 26 (21.49%) Windows
15 25 (20.66%) iPad
15 25 (20.66%) Laravel
16 24 (19.83%) Agile Software Development
17 20 (16.53%) Perl
18 18 (14.88%) VMware
19 16 (13.22%) Scrum
19 16 (13.22%) Jenkins
19 16 (13.22%) WordPress
20 15 (12.40%) Active Directory
20 15 (12.40%) Windows Server
20 15 (12.40%) Virtual Machines
21 14 (11.57%) E-Commerce
21 14 (11.57%) Finance
21 14 (11.57%) Symfony

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 61 (50.41%) Apache
2 16 (13.22%) WordPress
3 9 (7.44%) IIS
4 5 (4.13%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 4 (3.31%) Drupal
6 3 (2.48%) nginx
7 1 (0.83%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.83%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.83%) CMS
7 1 (0.83%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.83%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (2.48%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.83%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 10 (8.26%) Magento
2 1 (0.83%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.79%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (4.13%) Office 365
3 4 (3.31%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 4 (3.31%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (3.31%) Amazon ELB
3 4 (3.31%) Amazon S3
3 4 (3.31%) AWS CloudFormation
3 4 (3.31%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 4 (3.31%) AWS Lambda
3 4 (3.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 2 (1.65%) AdWords
4 2 (1.65%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.65%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.44%) Internet
2 6 (4.96%) Firewall
3 5 (4.13%) IPsec
3 5 (4.13%) TCP/IP
4 3 (2.48%) HTTPS
4 3 (2.48%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (2.48%) Wireless
5 2 (1.65%) DNS
5 2 (1.65%) HTTP
5 2 (1.65%) SMS
5 2 (1.65%) SSL
6 1 (0.83%) Asterisk PBX
6 1 (0.83%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (81.82%) MySQL
2 7 (5.79%) Relational Database
3 5 (4.13%) SQL Server
4 4 (3.31%) Big Data
4 4 (3.31%) MariaDB
5 3 (2.48%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.83%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.83%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.83%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.83%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 32 (26.45%) Git (software)
2 16 (13.22%) Jenkins
3 11 (9.09%) Subversion
4 9 (7.44%) Bitbucket
5 6 (4.96%) JIRA
5 6 (4.96%) Visual Studio
6 5 (4.13%) Ant
6 5 (4.13%) Maven
7 3 (2.48%) Phing
7 3 (2.48%) PHPUnit
8 2 (1.65%) Flash Builder
9 1 (0.83%) Mercurial
General
1 14 (11.57%) Finance
2 5 (4.13%) Marketing
3 4 (3.31%) Publishing
4 3 (2.48%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.65%) Advertising
6 1 (0.83%) Military
Job Titles
1 94 (77.69%) Developer
2 83 (68.60%) PHP Developer
3 19 (15.70%) Lead Developer
4 17 (14.05%) Web Developer
5 15 (12.40%) Lead PHP Developer
6 13 (10.74%) HTML Developer
7 12 (9.92%) HTML CSS Developer
7 12 (9.92%) Senior Developer
8 11 (9.09%) PHP Web Developer
8 11 (9.09%) Senior PHP Developer
9 10 (8.26%) Administrator
9 10 (8.26%) Linux Administrator
9 10 (8.26%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 10 (8.26%) MySQL Developer
9 10 (8.26%) Systems Administrator
10 9 (7.44%) LAMP Developer
10 9 (7.44%) PHP LAMP Developer
10 9 (7.44%) PHP MySQL Developer
11 7 (5.79%) PHP Symfony Developer
11 7 (5.79%) PHP Zend Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (71.90%) CSS
1 87 (71.90%) HTML
2 78 (64.46%) jQuery
3 33 (27.27%) Web Services
4 32 (26.45%) XML
5 25 (20.66%) Laravel
6 14 (11.57%) Node.js
6 14 (11.57%) Symfony
7 12 (9.92%) XHTML
8 10 (8.26%) .NET
8 10 (8.26%) HTML5
8 10 (8.26%) JSON
9 9 (7.44%) CodeIgniter
9 9 (7.44%) CSS3
10 8 (6.61%) AngularJS
10 8 (6.61%) Sass
11 7 (5.79%) CakePHP
11 7 (5.79%) REST
11 7 (5.79%) RESTful
12 6 (4.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 25 (20.66%) iPad
2 8 (6.61%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (5.79%) User Experience
4 4 (3.31%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.48%) Client/Server
5 3 (2.48%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.48%) Tandem
6 2 (1.65%) Fintech
7 1 (0.83%) Cybercrime
7 1 (0.83%) PKI
7 1 (0.83%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 73 (60.33%) Linux
2 26 (21.49%) Windows
3 15 (12.40%) Windows Server
4 7 (5.79%) Unix
5 6 (4.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (4.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (4.13%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (3.31%) Android
7 4 (3.31%) Apple iOS
8 2 (1.65%) CentOS
9 1 (0.83%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (33.06%) MVC
2 37 (30.58%) Web Development
3 31 (25.62%) OOP
4 30 (24.79%) OO
5 24 (19.83%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (13.22%) Scrum
7 14 (11.57%) E-Commerce
8 13 (10.74%) OO PHP
8 13 (10.74%) TDD
9 12 (9.92%) DevOps
10 11 (9.09%) Web Design
11 10 (8.26%) API Integration
11 10 (8.26%) Open Source
11 10 (8.26%) Responsive Web Design
12 9 (7.44%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (7.44%) Mentoring
12 9 (7.44%) Software Engineering
13 8 (6.61%) Coaching
13 8 (6.61%) Continuous Improvement
14 6 (4.96%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 110 (90.91%) PHP
2 72 (59.50%) JavaScript
3 20 (16.53%) Perl
4 11 (9.09%) Java
4 11 (9.09%) Python
5 6 (4.96%) SQL
6 5 (4.13%) Bash Shell
6 5 (4.13%) C#
6 5 (4.13%) PHP 5
6 5 (4.13%) PowerShell
6 5 (4.13%) Shell Script
7 4 (3.31%) Ruby
8 3 (2.48%) XQuery
9 1 (0.83%) ActionScript
9 1 (0.83%) C
9 1 (0.83%) Go
Qualifications
1 6 (4.96%) Degree
2 1 (0.83%) DV Cleared
2 1 (0.83%) LPIC
2 1 (0.83%) RHCE
2 1 (0.83%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (1.65%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (12.40%) Active Directory
1 15 (12.40%) Virtual Machines
2 12 (9.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.13%) vCloud
3 5 (4.13%) vSphere
4 4 (3.31%) Docker
5 2 (1.65%) Firmware
6 1 (0.83%) Ceph
6 1 (0.83%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.83%) iptables
6 1 (0.83%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 13 (10.74%) Puppet
2 6 (4.96%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (4.13%) Ansible
3 5 (4.13%) SCCM
3 5 (4.13%) vMotion
4 1 (0.83%) Cacti
4 1 (0.83%) Nagios
4 1 (0.83%) Pacemaker
4 1 (0.83%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 18 (14.88%) VMware
2 14 (11.57%) Zend
3 11 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 7 (5.79%) Adobe
4 7 (5.79%) Red Hat
5 5 (4.13%) Veeam
5 5 (4.13%) Zerto
6 4 (3.31%) Sencha
7 3 (2.48%) Google
7 3 (2.48%) Perforce
7 3 (2.48%) Twitter
8 2 (1.65%) CA
8 2 (1.65%) Oracle
9 1 (0.83%) Cisco
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