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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 193 151 160
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +9
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 55 87 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.80% 1.32% 1.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.93% 2.67% 2.69%
Number of salaries quoted 46 69 105
Average salary £27,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.42% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £26,200 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
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
2850 3260 4168
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 41.44% 49.34% 52.72%
Number of salaries quoted 2528 2916 3758
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £44,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

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 27 January 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 27 January 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 -20 48 £26,500 -24.28% 7
Lancashire +2 7 £30,000 +20.00% 3
LAMP
England

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 90 (92.78%) PHP
2 83 (85.57%) HTML
3 81 (83.51%) MySQL
3 81 (83.51%) CSS
4 78 (80.41%) JavaScript
5 53 (54.64%) jQuery
6 52 (53.61%) Linux
7 44 (45.36%) OO
8 42 (43.30%) MVC
9 41 (42.27%) HTML5
10 37 (38.14%) Git (software)
11 36 (37.11%) Apache
12 35 (36.08%) OO PHP
13 34 (35.05%) CSS3
14 32 (32.99%) Degree
15 31 (31.96%) E-Commerce
16 30 (30.93%) Agile Software Development
16 30 (30.93%) PHP5
17 29 (29.90%) CMS
18 28 (28.87%) OOP
18 28 (28.87%) CodeIgniter
19 24 (24.74%) WordPress
20 23 (23.71%) Web Design
21 21 (21.65%) XHTML
21 21 (21.65%) Zend
21 21 (21.65%) Web Development
22 20 (20.62%) Ajax
22 20 (20.62%) Symfony
22 20 (20.62%) SQL
23 18 (18.56%) Subversion

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 36 (37.11%) Apache
2 29 (29.90%) CMS
3 24 (24.74%) WordPress
4 7 (7.22%) Joomla!
5 6 (6.19%) Node.js
6 4 (4.12%) Drupal
7 1 (1.03%) nginx
Applications
1 7 (7.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 4 (4.12%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (11.34%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.06%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.03%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.03%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.22%) SSH
2 1 (1.03%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (83.51%) MySQL
2 6 (6.19%) SQL Server
3 5 (5.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (5.15%) NoSQL
3 5 (5.15%) Redis
Development Applications
1 37 (38.14%) Git (software)
2 18 (18.56%) Subversion
3 8 (8.25%) JIRA
4 5 (5.15%) Mercurial
4 5 (5.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 3 (3.09%) Jenkins
6 2 (2.06%) Hudson
6 2 (2.06%) Selenium
6 2 (2.06%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.03%) Phing
7 1 (1.03%) PHPUnit
General
1 13 (13.40%) Advertising
2 10 (10.31%) Marketing
3 2 (2.06%) Finance
4 1 (1.03%) Automotive
4 1 (1.03%) Banking
4 1 (1.03%) Retail
4 1 (1.03%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 91 (93.81%) Developer
2 62 (63.92%) PHP Developer
3 29 (29.90%) Web Developer
4 27 (27.84%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 18 (18.56%) PHP LAMP Developer
6 11 (11.34%) Applications Developer
6 11 (11.34%) Senior Developer
7 10 (10.31%) Junior
7 10 (10.31%) Junior Developer
7 10 (10.31%) Junior PHP Developer
7 10 (10.31%) LAMP Developer
8 7 (7.22%) Mid-Level PHP Developer
9 6 (6.19%) Web Applications Developer
9 6 (6.19%) Senior PHP Developer
9 6 (6.19%) Software Developer
10 5 (5.15%) MySQL Developer
10 5 (5.15%) Senior Applications Developer
10 5 (5.15%) Front-End Developer
10 5 (5.15%) Front-End Web Developer
11 4 (4.12%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (85.57%) HTML
2 81 (83.51%) CSS
3 53 (54.64%) jQuery
4 41 (42.27%) HTML5
5 34 (35.05%) CSS3
6 28 (28.87%) CodeIgniter
7 21 (21.65%) XHTML
8 20 (20.62%) Ajax
8 20 (20.62%) Symfony
9 16 (16.49%) Web Services
9 16 (16.49%) AngularJS
10 15 (15.46%) Laravel
10 15 (15.46%) Zurb Foundation
11 12 (12.37%) Sass
12 11 (11.34%) LESS
12 11 (11.34%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 10 (10.31%) Backbone.js
14 9 (9.28%) DHTML
15 7 (7.22%) XML
15 7 (7.22%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.46%) Mobile App
2 7 (7.22%) Photography
2 7 (7.22%) Computer Science
2 7 (7.22%) Open Source
3 5 (5.15%) W3C
4 3 (3.09%) User Experience
5 1 (1.03%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 52 (53.61%) Linux
2 8 (8.25%) Android
2 8 (8.25%) Apple iOS
3 7 (7.22%) UNIX
4 5 (5.15%) Windows
5 1 (1.03%) HPUX
5 1 (1.03%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (45.36%) OO
2 42 (43.30%) MVC
3 35 (36.08%) OO PHP
4 31 (31.96%) E-Commerce
5 30 (30.93%) Agile Software Development
6 28 (28.87%) OOP
7 23 (23.71%) Web Design
8 21 (21.65%) Web Development
9 14 (14.43%) TDD
10 10 (10.31%) BDD
11 9 (9.28%) Web Accessibility
11 9 (9.28%) DevOps
11 9 (9.28%) SEO
12 8 (8.25%) Android Development
12 8 (8.25%) iOS Development
13 7 (7.22%) Time Management
13 7 (7.22%) Content Management
14 6 (6.19%) Responsive Web Design
15 5 (5.15%) Mobile Application Development
15 5 (5.15%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 90 (92.78%) PHP
2 78 (80.41%) JavaScript
3 30 (30.93%) PHP5
4 20 (20.62%) SQL
5 9 (9.28%) C#
6 5 (5.15%) Bash Shell
6 5 (5.15%) Perl
7 4 (4.12%) Java
8 2 (2.06%) C++
8 2 (2.06%) Python
9 1 (1.03%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.03%) Ruby
9 1 (1.03%) C
Qualifications
1 32 (32.99%) Degree
2 1 (1.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.06%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (4.12%) Nagios
1 4 (4.12%) Puppet
2 3 (3.09%) Cacti
3 1 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 21 (21.65%) Zend
2 11 (11.34%) Twitter
2 11 (11.34%) Adobe
3 2 (2.06%) Red Hat
3 2 (2.06%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.03%) HP
4 1 (1.03%) IBM
4 1 (1.03%) Percona
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