The table below looks at the statistics for LAMP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wakefield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LAMP over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 24 30 15
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -15
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 3 1 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 2.75% 0.51% 11.40%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.77% 1.61% 21.67%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 13
Average salary £27,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.42% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,100 £35,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £35,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,259 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+3.59% -
LAMP
West Yorkshire

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 Wakefield region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Wakefield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
52 62 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 47.71% 31.79% 52.63%
Number of salaries quoted 51 49 59
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

LAMP
Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing LAMP across the Wakefield region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

LAMP Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

LAMP
Salary Trend in Wakefield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LAMP across the Wakefield region.

LAMP Salary Trend in Wakefield

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Wakefield 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 5 (100.00%) PHP
2 4 (80.00%) MySQL
2 4 (80.00%) MVC
3 3 (60.00%) Zend
3 3 (60.00%) HTML
3 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (60.00%) Linux
3 3 (60.00%) OOP
3 3 (60.00%) Apache
3 3 (60.00%) PHP5
3 3 (60.00%) Laravel
4 2 (40.00%) HTML5
4 2 (40.00%) BDD
4 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (40.00%) CSS3
4 2 (40.00%) API Integration
4 2 (40.00%) CSS
4 2 (40.00%) Web Services
4 2 (40.00%) Zend Framework
4 2 (40.00%) TDD
4 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (40.00%) Perforce
5 1 (20.00%) Finance
5 1 (20.00%) Games
5 1 (20.00%) Ruby
5 1 (20.00%) Web Development
5 1 (20.00%) QA
5 1 (20.00%) Selenium
5 1 (20.00%) Content Management
5 1 (20.00%) Windows

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Wakefield 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 3 (60.00%) Apache
2 1 (20.00%) ColdFusion
2 1 (20.00%) WordPress
2 1 (20.00%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (20.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) MySQL
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (20.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
1 4 (80.00%) PHP Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Web Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Test Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) QA Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) PHP Web Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Mid-Level PHP Developer
3 1 (20.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) HTML
1 3 (60.00%) Laravel
2 2 (40.00%) HTML5
2 2 (40.00%) CSS3
2 2 (40.00%) CSS
2 2 (40.00%) Web Services
2 2 (40.00%) Zend Framework
3 1 (20.00%) jQuery
3 1 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (20.00%) Zurb Foundation
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) MVC
2 3 (60.00%) OOP
3 2 (40.00%) TDD
3 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (40.00%) BDD
3 2 (40.00%) API Integration
4 1 (20.00%) Analytics
4 1 (20.00%) Web Development
4 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (20.00%) Content Management
4 1 (20.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) PHP
2 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (60.00%) PHP5
3 1 (20.00%) C++
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) Python
3 1 (20.00%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Zend
2 2 (40.00%) Perforce
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Twitter