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

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 56 69 65
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -4
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 9 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.76% 0.22% 0.45%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.78% 0.53% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 2
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £34,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
+10.29% -1.44%
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
238 189 173
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 46.67% 41.91% 39.23%
Number of salaries quoted 162 134 125
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -1.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 4 March 2015.

LAMP Salary Histogram in Watford

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 (90.00%) PHP
2 11 (55.00%) .NET
2 11 (55.00%) HTML
2 11 (55.00%) JavaScript
3 10 (50.00%) jQuery
3 10 (50.00%) Bash Shell
3 10 (50.00%) Laravel
3 10 (50.00%) Yii
4 9 (45.00%) Sass
4 9 (45.00%) Git (software)
4 9 (45.00%) SSH
4 9 (45.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 9 (45.00%) Grunt
5 8 (40.00%) Debian
5 8 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (40.00%) Perl
5 8 (40.00%) MySQL
5 8 (40.00%) XML
5 8 (40.00%) XSL
5 8 (40.00%) Apache
5 8 (40.00%) Python
5 8 (40.00%) PHP5
5 8 (40.00%) Marketing
5 8 (40.00%) Degree
5 8 (40.00%) JSON
6 7 (35.00%) Open Source
6 7 (35.00%) DAB
6 7 (35.00%) cPanel
7 6 (30.00%) Marketing Strategy
8 3 (15.00%) Blog

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 (40.00%) Apache
2 2 (10.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) SaaS
1 2 (10.00%) PaaS
1 2 (10.00%) IaaS
1 2 (10.00%) Google Apps
1 2 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (10.00%) Terremark
Communications & Networking
1 9 (45.00%) SSH
2 7 (35.00%) DAB
3 2 (10.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
1 8 (40.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (45.00%) Git (software)
1 9 (45.00%) Grunt
2 2 (10.00%) PHPUnit
General
1 8 (40.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Developer
2 8 (40.00%) Senior Developer
3 7 (35.00%) Web Developer
3 7 (35.00%) Senior Web Developer
4 6 (30.00%) Lead Developer
4 6 (30.00%) Lead Web Developer
5 3 (15.00%) PHP Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Architect
6 2 (10.00%) Architect
6 2 (10.00%) Cloud Architect
7 1 (5.00%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (55.00%) .NET
1 11 (55.00%) HTML
2 10 (50.00%) jQuery
2 10 (50.00%) Laravel
2 10 (50.00%) Yii
3 9 (45.00%) Sass
3 9 (45.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 8 (40.00%) XML
4 8 (40.00%) XSL
4 8 (40.00%) JSON
5 3 (15.00%) CSS3
5 3 (15.00%) CSS
6 2 (10.00%) Web Services
6 2 (10.00%) HTML5
6 2 (10.00%) AngularJS
6 2 (10.00%) Backbone.js
6 2 (10.00%) RESTful
6 2 (10.00%) Doctrine
7 1 (5.00%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) Open Source
2 3 (15.00%) Blog
3 2 (10.00%) CMDB
3 2 (10.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (40.00%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Marketing Strategy
2 3 (15.00%) OO
2 3 (15.00%) MVC
3 2 (10.00%) Data Modelling
3 2 (10.00%) SOA
3 2 (10.00%) Project Management
3 2 (10.00%) UML
3 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (10.00%) Migration
3 2 (10.00%) Use Case
3 2 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (10.00%) Technical Analysis
3 2 (10.00%) OO PHP
3 2 (10.00%) DevOps
4 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (5.00%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 18 (90.00%) PHP
2 11 (55.00%) JavaScript
3 10 (50.00%) Bash Shell
4 8 (40.00%) Perl
4 8 (40.00%) Python
4 8 (40.00%) PHP5
5 2 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (40.00%) Degree
2 3 (15.00%) VCP4
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (10.00%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 7 (35.00%) cPanel
2 2 (10.00%) Puppet
2 2 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (10.00%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (10.00%) Google
1 2 (10.00%) Rackspace
2 1 (5.00%) Zend