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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 219 160 172
Rank change year-on-year
-59 +12
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 46 89 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.62% 1.29% 1.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.53% 2.56% 2.27%
Number of salaries quoted 41 80 77
Average salary £29,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £50,000 £45,000
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
3012 3483 3523
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 40.61% 50.37% 49.33%
Number of salaries quoted 2617 3108 3174
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 21 November 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 21 November 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
(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 -50 24 £27,500 -21.42% 4
Cheshire -4 10 £29,000 -17.14%
Lancashire +5 9 £30,000 +20.00% 1
Merseyside 0 3 £60,000 +20.00%
LAMP
England

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 73 (87.95%) PHP
2 64 (77.11%) MySQL
3 62 (74.70%) HTML
4 61 (73.49%) CSS
5 57 (68.67%) JavaScript
6 45 (54.22%) Linux
7 37 (44.58%) OO
8 33 (39.76%) CMS
9 32 (38.55%) jQuery
10 30 (36.14%) PHP5
11 28 (33.73%) Apache
12 27 (32.53%) MVC
12 27 (32.53%) OO PHP
13 26 (31.33%) E-Commerce
14 24 (28.92%) XHTML
14 24 (28.92%) Zend
14 24 (28.92%) CodeIgniter
15 23 (27.71%) Git (software)
16 21 (25.30%) Agile Software Development
16 21 (25.30%) OOP
17 20 (24.10%) SQL
18 19 (22.89%) Ajax
18 19 (22.89%) WordPress
19 18 (21.69%) HTML5
19 18 (21.69%) Mobile App
20 16 (19.28%) Symfony
21 15 (18.07%) CSS3
22 14 (16.87%) Degree
23 12 (14.46%) Laravel
23 12 (14.46%) Advertising

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 33 (39.76%) CMS
2 28 (33.73%) Apache
3 19 (22.89%) WordPress
4 11 (13.25%) Node.js
5 5 (6.02%) Joomla!
6 3 (3.61%) Drupal
7 2 (2.41%) OpenStack
7 2 (2.41%) Confluence
8 1 (1.20%) nginx
Applications
1 5 (6.02%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 3 (3.61%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (12.05%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.41%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.41%) Route 53
1 2 (2.41%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (1.20%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.20%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.23%) TCP/IP
2 5 (6.02%) SSH
3 2 (2.41%) OpenVPN
3 2 (2.41%) PPTP
3 2 (2.41%) IPsec
3 2 (2.41%) VPN
3 2 (2.41%) SAN
4 1 (1.20%) Internet
4 1 (1.20%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (77.11%) MySQL
2 6 (7.23%) NoSQL
2 6 (7.23%) Redis
3 2 (2.41%) Big Data
4 1 (1.20%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.20%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 23 (27.71%) Git (software)
2 12 (14.46%) Subversion
3 7 (8.43%) JIRA
4 2 (2.41%) PHPUnit
5 1 (1.20%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 1 (1.20%) Phing
5 1 (1.20%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.20%) Mercurial
General
1 12 (14.46%) Advertising
1 12 (14.46%) Marketing
2 2 (2.41%) Banking
2 2 (2.41%) Retail
2 2 (2.41%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.20%) Games
3 1 (1.20%) Finance
3 1 (1.20%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 70 (84.34%) Developer
2 52 (62.65%) PHP Developer
3 24 (28.92%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 14 (16.87%) Web Developer
5 13 (15.66%) PHP LAMP Developer
6 9 (10.84%) Junior Developer
6 9 (10.84%) Junior
7 8 (9.64%) Senior Developer
7 8 (9.64%) Junior PHP Developer
8 7 (8.43%) Applications Developer
9 6 (7.23%) Administrator
9 6 (7.23%) LAMP Developer
9 6 (7.23%) Senior Applications Developer
10 5 (6.02%) MySQL Developer
10 5 (6.02%) Mid-Level PHP Developer
11 4 (4.82%) Linux Administrator
11 4 (4.82%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 4 (4.82%) Graduate Developer
11 4 (4.82%) Systems Administrator
11 4 (4.82%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (74.70%) HTML
2 61 (73.49%) CSS
3 32 (38.55%) jQuery
4 24 (28.92%) CodeIgniter
4 24 (28.92%) XHTML
5 19 (22.89%) Ajax
6 18 (21.69%) HTML5
7 16 (19.28%) Symfony
8 15 (18.07%) CSS3
9 12 (14.46%) Laravel
10 9 (10.84%) REST
10 9 (10.84%) DHTML
11 7 (8.43%) AngularJS
12 6 (7.23%) Yii
12 6 (7.23%) Backbone.js
13 5 (6.02%) PhoneGap
13 5 (6.02%) XML
14 4 (4.82%) Web Services
15 3 (3.61%) SOAP
15 3 (3.61%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 18 (21.69%) Mobile App
2 7 (8.43%) Open Source
2 7 (8.43%) Computer Science
3 5 (6.02%) W3C
3 5 (6.02%) Photography
4 2 (2.41%) User Experience
5 1 (1.20%) Social Media
5 1 (1.20%) iPhone
5 1 (1.20%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 45 (54.22%) Linux
2 10 (12.05%) UNIX
3 9 (10.84%) Android
4 8 (9.64%) Windows
4 8 (9.64%) Apple iOS
5 3 (3.61%) CentOS
6 2 (2.41%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (44.58%) OO
2 27 (32.53%) MVC
2 27 (32.53%) OO PHP
3 26 (31.33%) E-Commerce
4 21 (25.30%) OOP
4 21 (25.30%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (12.05%) Web Design
6 9 (10.84%) Android Development
6 9 (10.84%) iOS Development
6 9 (10.84%) Web Accessibility
7 8 (9.64%) TDD
8 7 (8.43%) Load Balancing
8 7 (8.43%) Mobile Application Development
9 6 (7.23%) BDD
9 6 (7.23%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (7.23%) Content Management
10 5 (6.02%) Service Delivery
10 5 (6.02%) SEO
10 5 (6.02%) Time Management
10 5 (6.02%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 73 (87.95%) PHP
2 57 (68.67%) JavaScript
3 30 (36.14%) PHP5
4 20 (24.10%) SQL
5 7 (8.43%) Perl
6 5 (6.02%) C++
6 5 (6.02%) Java
6 5 (6.02%) Bash Shell
7 4 (4.82%) Shell Script
7 4 (4.82%) C#
8 3 (3.61%) C
8 3 (3.61%) Python
9 1 (1.20%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.20%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (16.87%) Degree
2 1 (1.20%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.20%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (2.41%) Squid
Systems Management
1 10 (12.05%) Puppet
2 9 (10.84%) Nagios
3 1 (1.20%) Cacti
3 1 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 24 (28.92%) Zend
2 8 (9.64%) Adobe
3 3 (3.61%) Red Hat
4 2 (2.41%) HP
4 2 (2.41%) Atlassian
4 2 (2.41%) IBM
4 2 (2.41%) Perforce
5 1 (1.20%) Appcelerator
5 1 (1.20%) Percona
5 1 (1.20%) Twitter
5 1 (1.20%) Salesforce.com
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