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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 167 207 183
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -24
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 87 42 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.34% 0.61% 0.94%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.27% 1.38% 1.95%
Number of salaries quoted 74 36 67
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,250 £40,000 £35,150
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
2659 3038 3593
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 41.08% 43.84% 48.46%
Number of salaries quoted 2238 2549 3206
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £51,000
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 3 July 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 3 July 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 54 £37,000 +2.06% 9
Lancashire +3 17 £32,500 +30.00% 1
Cheshire -3 13 £27,500 -21.42% 2
Merseyside +13 2 £42,500 +21.42% 2
Cumbria - 1 £21,500 -
LAMP
England

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 137 (87.82%) PHP
2 111 (71.15%) Linux
3 104 (66.67%) MySQL
4 73 (46.79%) JavaScript
5 70 (44.87%) HTML
6 69 (44.23%) CSS
7 66 (42.31%) Apache
8 62 (39.74%) Agile Software Development
9 50 (32.05%) MVC
9 50 (32.05%) jQuery
10 49 (31.41%) Git (software)
11 39 (25.00%) SQL
12 35 (22.44%) TDD
12 35 (22.44%) Magento
13 34 (21.79%) CodeIgniter
14 32 (20.51%) Web Services
15 31 (19.87%) Unit Testing
16 30 (19.23%) OO
16 30 (19.23%) E-Commerce
17 28 (17.95%) Scrum
17 28 (17.95%) Degree
18 26 (16.67%) OOP
19 25 (16.03%) XML
19 25 (16.03%) SDLC
20 24 (15.38%) Software Engineering
20 24 (15.38%) Puppet
21 22 (14.10%) HTML5
21 22 (14.10%) Selenium
21 22 (14.10%) Zend
21 22 (14.10%) VPN

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 66 (42.31%) Apache
2 21 (13.46%) nginx
3 17 (10.90%) WordPress
4 5 (3.21%) CMS
5 3 (1.92%) Apache ServiceMix
6 2 (1.28%) Drupal
7 1 (0.64%) Jetty
7 1 (0.64%) IIS
7 1 (0.64%) Joomla!
7 1 (0.64%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.64%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.64%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (1.28%) MS Office
1 2 (1.28%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.28%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.64%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 35 (22.44%) Magento
2 2 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.41%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.85%) Route 53
2 6 (3.85%) Amazon ELB
3 4 (2.56%) GitHub
4 3 (1.92%) SaaS
5 1 (0.64%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 22 (14.10%) VPN
2 15 (9.62%) DNS
3 11 (7.05%) SSH
4 10 (6.41%) FTP
5 9 (5.77%) Network Security
6 7 (4.49%) HTTP
6 7 (4.49%) SMTP
7 6 (3.85%) DHCP
7 6 (3.85%) OpenVPN
7 6 (3.85%) PPTP
7 6 (3.85%) Wireless
7 6 (3.85%) IPsec
8 5 (3.21%) TCP/IP
8 5 (3.21%) SSL
9 4 (2.56%) Firewall
9 4 (2.56%) Unified Communications
10 2 (1.28%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (66.67%) MySQL
2 15 (9.62%) SQL Server
3 11 (7.05%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (5.13%) Big Data
5 6 (3.85%) Relational Database
6 5 (3.21%) Oracle Database
6 5 (3.21%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (1.92%) Amazon Redshift
8 3 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (1.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.64%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.64%) Couchbase
10 1 (0.64%) MariaDB
10 1 (0.64%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 49 (31.41%) Git (software)
2 22 (14.10%) Selenium
3 15 (9.62%) Subversion
4 14 (8.97%) TeamCity
4 14 (8.97%) Hudson
4 14 (8.97%) Jenkins
5 13 (8.33%) JIRA
6 6 (3.85%) PHPUnit
7 3 (1.92%) Grunt
7 3 (1.92%) Visual Studio
7 3 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (1.28%) Mercurial
8 2 (1.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 1 (0.64%) Dreamweaver
9 1 (0.64%) Oracle APEX
General
1 8 (5.13%) Finance
2 7 (4.49%) Retail
3 6 (3.85%) Financial Institution
4 5 (3.21%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.56%) Marketing
6 1 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.64%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 92 (58.97%) Developer
2 64 (41.03%) PHP Developer
3 21 (13.46%) Administrator
4 19 (12.18%) Linux Administrator
4 19 (12.18%) Web Developer
5 16 (10.26%) PHP LAMP Developer
6 15 (9.62%) Software Engineer
7 14 (8.97%) Systems Administrator
7 14 (8.97%) Software Developer
8 12 (7.69%) Junior
8 12 (7.69%) Junior Developer
8 12 (7.69%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 11 (7.05%) Junior PHP Developer
10 10 (6.41%) PHP Web Developer
11 7 (4.49%) Front-End Developer
11 7 (4.49%) PHP MySQL Developer
12 6 (3.85%) LAMP Developer
12 6 (3.85%) DevOps Engineer
12 6 (3.85%) Analyst
13 5 (3.21%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (44.87%) HTML
2 69 (44.23%) CSS
3 50 (32.05%) jQuery
4 34 (21.79%) CodeIgniter
5 32 (20.51%) Web Services
6 25 (16.03%) XML
7 22 (14.10%) HTML5
8 20 (12.82%) Symfony
9 19 (12.18%) Ajax
9 19 (12.18%) REST
10 16 (10.26%) RESTful
11 15 (9.62%) SOAP
12 14 (8.97%) .NET
13 11 (7.05%) Laravel
13 11 (7.05%) AngularJS
14 9 (5.77%) Sass
15 8 (5.13%) Yii
15 8 (5.13%) .NET Framework
15 8 (5.13%) JSON
16 7 (4.49%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.26%) Mobile App
2 11 (7.05%) User Experience
3 7 (4.49%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.85%) Cryptography
4 6 (3.85%) PKI
5 5 (3.21%) Hybrid Cloud
5 5 (3.21%) Data Centre
6 4 (2.56%) W3C
6 4 (2.56%) Replication
7 3 (1.92%) Visualisation
7 3 (1.92%) Derivative
8 2 (1.28%) Clustering
8 2 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.28%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.64%) EqualLogic
9 1 (0.64%) Social Media
9 1 (0.64%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.64%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 111 (71.15%) Linux
2 14 (8.97%) Windows
2 14 (8.97%) CentOS
3 13 (8.33%) Android
3 13 (8.33%) Apple iOS
4 7 (4.49%) Debian
5 6 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (3.21%) UNIX
7 3 (1.92%) Solaris
8 2 (1.28%) AIX
8 2 (1.28%) HPUX
8 2 (1.28%) Tru64
8 2 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.64%) SUSE
9 1 (0.64%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (39.74%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (32.05%) MVC
3 35 (22.44%) TDD
4 31 (19.87%) Unit Testing
5 30 (19.23%) OO
5 30 (19.23%) E-Commerce
6 28 (17.95%) Scrum
7 26 (16.67%) OOP
8 25 (16.03%) SDLC
9 24 (15.38%) Software Engineering
10 20 (12.82%) DevOps
11 19 (12.18%) Responsive Web Design
12 14 (8.97%) Analytics
12 14 (8.97%) Web Development
13 12 (7.69%) Project Management
13 12 (7.69%) OO PHP
14 11 (7.05%) Open Source
15 10 (6.41%) Line Management
16 9 (5.77%) Web Design
16 9 (5.77%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 137 (87.82%) PHP
2 73 (46.79%) JavaScript
3 39 (25.00%) SQL
4 21 (13.46%) C++
5 14 (8.97%) Perl
6 12 (7.69%) Bash Shell
7 11 (7.05%) Java
8 8 (5.13%) Python
9 7 (4.49%) C#
10 5 (3.21%) Shell Script
11 4 (2.56%) Ruby
11 4 (2.56%) C
12 2 (1.28%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.28%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.64%) XQuery
13 1 (0.64%) PHP5
13 1 (0.64%) PHP4
13 1 (0.64%) Bourne shell
13 1 (0.64%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (17.95%) Degree
2 6 (3.85%) CCIE
2 6 (3.85%) CCNP
2 6 (3.85%) CCNA
2 6 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (3.21%) RHCE
3 5 (3.21%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.97%) QA
2 2 (1.28%) Data Quality
System Software
1 14 (8.97%) Docker
2 2 (1.28%) Samba
3 1 (0.64%) Xen
3 1 (0.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.64%) Varnish
3 1 (0.64%) KVM
3 1 (0.64%) Ceph
3 1 (0.64%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 24 (15.38%) Puppet
2 13 (8.33%) Vagrant
3 9 (5.77%) Nagios
4 4 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (1.92%) Opsview
6 1 (0.64%) cPanel
6 1 (0.64%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.64%) Ansible
6 1 (0.64%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.64%) Cacti
6 1 (0.64%) Plesk
Vendors
1 22 (14.10%) Zend
2 12 (7.69%) Red Hat
3 7 (4.49%) Cisco
3 7 (4.49%) Google
4 5 (3.21%) Oracle
4 5 (3.21%) Perforce
5 2 (1.28%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.28%) Sun
5 2 (1.28%) Twitter
6 1 (0.64%) Dell Compellent
6 1 (0.64%) EMC
6 1 (0.64%) Juniper
6 1 (0.64%) VMware
6 1 (0.64%) Salesforce.com
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