The table below looks at the statistics for LAMP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LAMP over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 64 56 61
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +5
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 10 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.64% 0.54% 0.44%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.50% 1.33% 1.29%
Number of salaries quoted 10 2 2
Average salary £32,500 £26,000 £56,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -53.77%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
LAMP
Hertfordshire

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 Watford region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
222 150 155
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 36.45% 40.43% 34.37%
Number of salaries quoted 149 127 99
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

LAMP
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

LAMP Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

LAMP
Salary Trend in Watford

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

LAMP Salary Trend in Watford

LAMP
Salary Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LAMP across the Watford region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

LAMP Salary Histogram in Watford

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Watford 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 10 (66.67%) PHP
2 9 (60.00%) HTML
2 9 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (53.33%) Perl
3 8 (53.33%) MySQL
3 8 (53.33%) XML
3 8 (53.33%) XSL
3 8 (53.33%) Apache
3 8 (53.33%) Python
3 8 (53.33%) Debian
3 8 (53.33%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (53.33%) Degree
3 8 (53.33%) JSON
3 8 (53.33%) PHP5
3 8 (53.33%) jQuery
3 8 (53.33%) Bash Shell
4 6 (40.00%) .NET
5 5 (33.33%) Java
5 5 (33.33%) Web Services
5 5 (33.33%) UML
5 5 (33.33%) Data Modelling
5 5 (33.33%) SOA
5 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 5 (33.33%) Project Management
5 5 (33.33%) Firewall
5 5 (33.33%) Migration
5 5 (33.33%) Google
5 5 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
5 5 (33.33%) Technical Architecture

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Watford 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 8 (53.33%) Apache
2 5 (33.33%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 5 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (33.33%) SaaS
1 5 (33.33%) PaaS
1 5 (33.33%) Google Apps
1 5 (33.33%) IaaS
1 5 (33.33%) Terremark
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (6.67%) SSH
2 1 (6.67%) DAB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (53.33%) MySQL
1 8 (53.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (6.67%) Grunt
General
1 1 (6.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Architect
1 5 (33.33%) Enterprise Architect
1 5 (33.33%) Cloud Architect
2 2 (13.33%) Developer
2 2 (13.33%) Senior Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Lead Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Web Developer
3 1 (6.67%) PHP Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Web Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Senior PHP Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Lead Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (60.00%) HTML
2 8 (53.33%) XML
2 8 (53.33%) XSL
2 8 (53.33%) JSON
2 8 (53.33%) jQuery
3 6 (40.00%) .NET
4 5 (33.33%) Web Services
4 5 (33.33%) RESTful
5 2 (13.33%) Yii
5 2 (13.33%) Laravel
6 1 (6.67%) Sass
6 1 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (6.67%) CSS
6 1 (6.67%) CSS3
6 1 (6.67%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) CMDB
2 1 (6.67%) Blog
2 1 (6.67%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Data Modelling
1 5 (33.33%) SOA
1 5 (33.33%) Project Management
1 5 (33.33%) Migration
1 5 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
1 5 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
1 5 (33.33%) Use Case
1 5 (33.33%) UML
1 5 (33.33%) Technical Analysis
1 5 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
2 1 (6.67%) OOP
2 1 (6.67%) OO
2 1 (6.67%) Marketing Strategy
2 1 (6.67%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) PHP
2 9 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (53.33%) Perl
3 8 (53.33%) Python
3 8 (53.33%) PHP5
3 8 (53.33%) Bash Shell
4 5 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (53.33%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) Puppet
1 5 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (6.67%) cPanel
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 5 (33.33%) Google
1 5 (33.33%) Rackspace
2 1 (6.67%) Zend