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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 59 70 54
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -16
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 7 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.31% 0.17% 0.59%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.23% 0.41% 1.41%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 2
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
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
217 241 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 40.64% 41.77% 41.89%
Number of salaries quoted 171 196 118
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 18 (100.00%) PHP
2 11 (61.11%) HTML
2 11 (61.11%) JavaScript
3 10 (55.56%) jQuery
3 10 (55.56%) Yii
3 10 (55.56%) Laravel
4 9 (50.00%) Sass
4 9 (50.00%) Git (software)
4 9 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 9 (50.00%) Grunt
4 9 (50.00%) .NET
4 9 (50.00%) SSH
4 9 (50.00%) Bash Shell
5 8 (44.44%) PHP5
5 8 (44.44%) Marketing
5 8 (44.44%) MySQL
5 8 (44.44%) Apache
6 7 (38.89%) Python
6 7 (38.89%) DAB
6 7 (38.89%) Perl
6 7 (38.89%) XML
6 7 (38.89%) XSL
6 7 (38.89%) Degree
6 7 (38.89%) JSON
6 7 (38.89%) Debian
6 7 (38.89%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (38.89%) cPanel
6 7 (38.89%) Open Source
7 6 (33.33%) Marketing Strategy
8 3 (16.67%) MVC

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 (44.44%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 9 (50.00%) SSH
2 7 (38.89%) DAB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (44.44%) MySQL
2 7 (38.89%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 9 (50.00%) Grunt
2 2 (11.11%) PHPUnit
General
1 8 (44.44%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (61.11%) Developer
2 9 (50.00%) Senior Developer
3 8 (44.44%) Web Developer
3 8 (44.44%) Senior Web Developer
4 6 (33.33%) Lead Web Developer
4 6 (33.33%) Lead Developer
5 3 (16.67%) PHP Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (61.11%) HTML
2 10 (55.56%) jQuery
2 10 (55.56%) Yii
2 10 (55.56%) Laravel
3 9 (50.00%) Sass
3 9 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 9 (50.00%) .NET
4 7 (38.89%) XML
4 7 (38.89%) XSL
4 7 (38.89%) JSON
5 3 (16.67%) CSS
5 3 (16.67%) CSS3
6 2 (11.11%) Backbone.js
6 2 (11.11%) Doctrine
6 2 (11.11%) AngularJS
6 2 (11.11%) HTML5
7 1 (5.56%) Symfony
7 1 (5.56%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) Open Source
2 3 (16.67%) Blog
3 2 (11.11%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (38.89%) Debian
2 1 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Marketing Strategy
2 3 (16.67%) OO
2 3 (16.67%) MVC
3 2 (11.11%) OO PHP
4 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
4 1 (5.56%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) PHP
2 11 (61.11%) JavaScript
3 9 (50.00%) Bash Shell
4 8 (44.44%) PHP5
5 7 (38.89%) Python
5 7 (38.89%) Perl
6 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (38.89%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 7 (38.89%) cPanel
2 2 (11.11%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) Zend