Period
to 22 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for LAMP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited LAMP over the 6 months to 22 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

LAMP Stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL/MariaDB, PHP/Perl/Python)
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 140 158 127
Rank change year-on-year +18 -31 +13
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 14 12 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.58% 0.45% 1.10%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.38% 1.02% 2.26%
Number of salaries quoted 10 12 24
Cambridge median annual salary £42,500 £36,250 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.24% - -19.44%
10th Percentile £37,750 £27,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £45,000 £55,250
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% -11.11%

LAMP is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Cambridge
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1,013 1,172 1,150
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 42.31% 43.96% 48.48%
Number of salaries quoted 791 962 974
Cambridge median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £62,125
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

LAMP
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

Job postings citing LAMP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridge.

Job vacancy trend for LAMP in Cambridge

LAMP
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Salary trend for LAMP in Cambridge

LAMP
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing LAMP in Cambridge over the 6 months to 22 September 2018.

Salary histogram for LAMP in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 22 September 2018, IT jobs citing LAMP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for LAMP.

1 12 (85.71%) PHP
1 12 (85.71%) Python
1 12 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (78.57%) Linux
2 11 (78.57%) Deployment Automation
3 10 (71.43%) Java
3 10 (71.43%) Web Services
3 10 (71.43%) Git (software)
3 10 (71.43%) Node.js
4 9 (64.29%) MySQL
4 9 (64.29%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (57.14%) JavaScript
6 7 (50.00%) Scrum
6 7 (50.00%) VMware
6 7 (50.00%) VMware Workstation
6 7 (50.00%) Workflow
6 7 (50.00%) Publishing
6 7 (50.00%) Perforce
6 7 (50.00%) Debian
6 7 (50.00%) Asset Management
6 7 (50.00%) Multimedia
6 7 (50.00%) Artificial Intelligence
6 7 (50.00%) RabbitMQ
6 7 (50.00%) Digital Media
6 7 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (50.00%) Go
6 7 (50.00%) Relational Database
6 7 (50.00%) nginx
6 7 (50.00%) Mac OS
6 7 (50.00%) Haskell

LAMP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (50.00%) nginx
2 4 (28.57%) Apache
2 4 (28.57%) WordPress
3 2 (14.29%) OpenStack
4 1 (7.14%) Drupal
Applications
1 7 (50.00%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 7 (50.00%) Dropbox
2 3 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (21.43%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 3 (21.43%) GitHub
2 3 (21.43%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) IPv4
1 2 (14.29%) IPv6
2 1 (7.14%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (64.29%) MySQL
1 9 (64.29%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (21.43%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (14.29%) MariaDB
4 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (71.43%) Git (software)
2 5 (35.71%) Jenkins
3 3 (21.43%) Maven
3 3 (21.43%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 7 (50.00%) Multimedia
1 7 (50.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Developer
2 7 (50.00%) Backend Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Cloud Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 2 (14.29%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 2 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (7.14%) Drupal Developer
5 1 (7.14%) PHP Developer
5 1 (7.14%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (71.43%) Node.js
1 10 (71.43%) Web Services
2 7 (50.00%) LEMP Stack
2 7 (50.00%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (21.43%) Akka
3 3 (21.43%) AngularJS
3 3 (21.43%) Spring
4 2 (14.29%) CSS
4 2 (14.29%) HTML
4 2 (14.29%) LAPP Stack
5 1 (7.14%) CSS3
5 1 (7.14%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Digital Media
1 7 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (21.43%) Private Cloud
2 3 (21.43%) Public Cloud
3 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 11 (78.57%) Linux
2 7 (50.00%) Debian
2 7 (50.00%) Mac OS
3 2 (14.29%) CentOS
3 2 (14.29%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (78.57%) Deployment Automation
3 7 (50.00%) Artificial Intelligence
3 7 (50.00%) Asset Management
3 7 (50.00%) Microservices
3 7 (50.00%) Scrum
3 7 (50.00%) Workflow
4 5 (35.71%) DevOps
5 3 (21.43%) Auto-Scaling
5 3 (21.43%) Cloud Operations
5 3 (21.43%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (21.43%) E-Commerce
5 3 (21.43%) Low Latency
6 2 (14.29%) Logistics
6 2 (14.29%) Open Source
6 2 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
7 1 (7.14%) API Integration
7 1 (7.14%) Typography
7 1 (7.14%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (85.71%) PHP
1 12 (85.71%) Python
2 10 (71.43%) Java
3 8 (57.14%) JavaScript
4 7 (50.00%) Erlang
4 7 (50.00%) Go
4 7 (50.00%) Haskell
5 3 (21.43%) Ruby
5 3 (21.43%) Scala
6 2 (14.29%) Shell Script
System Software
1 7 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (50.00%) VMware Workstation
2 2 (14.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (50.00%) Kubernetes
2 5 (35.71%) Puppet
3 3 (21.43%) Ansible
3 3 (21.43%) Nagios
4 2 (14.29%) HAProxy
4 2 (14.29%) Icinga
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Perforce
1 7 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (21.43%) AppDynamics
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle
2 3 (21.43%) Qualys
2 3 (21.43%) Splunk
2 3 (21.43%) WorldPay