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 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

LAMP Stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL/MariaDB, PHP/Perl/Python)
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 95 100 88
Rank change year-on-year +5 -12  
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 13 13 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 1.04% 0.88% 1.65%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.48% 1.88% 3.81%
Number of salaries quoted 12 8 20
Median salary £30,000 £37,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% -21.05%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,750 £33,450 £29,950
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,550 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -1.31% +1.33%  

LAMP is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
Cambridge
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 525 691 630
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 42.00% 47.04% 43.27%
Number of salaries quoted 404 584 533
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £58,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

LAMP
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge citing LAMP as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for LAMP in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT jobs citing LAMP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for LAMP.

1 25 (100.00%) Linux
2 24 (96.00%) MySQL
3 18 (72.00%) Apache
3 18 (72.00%) JavaScript
3 18 (72.00%) PHP
4 16 (64.00%) Linux Command Line
5 14 (56.00%) Git (software)
5 14 (56.00%) HTML
5 14 (56.00%) CSS
5 14 (56.00%) Content Management
5 14 (56.00%) CMS
5 14 (56.00%) Web Development
5 14 (56.00%) Drupal
5 14 (56.00%) WordPress
6 7 (28.00%) jQuery
6 7 (28.00%) SQL
6 7 (28.00%) Amazon AWS
6 7 (28.00%) Bash Shell
6 7 (28.00%) Node.js
6 7 (28.00%) AngularJS
7 6 (24.00%) DevOps
7 6 (24.00%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (24.00%) .NET
7 6 (24.00%) Perl
7 6 (24.00%) Java
7 6 (24.00%) C#
7 6 (24.00%) C++
7 6 (24.00%) ASP.NET
7 6 (24.00%) Python
7 6 (24.00%) Degree

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 18 (72.00%) Apache
2 14 (56.00%) CMS
2 14 (56.00%) Drupal
2 14 (56.00%) WordPress
3 4 (16.00%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 7 (28.00%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (24.00%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (96.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (56.00%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (12.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 14 (56.00%) Developer
2 10 (40.00%) PHP Developer
2 10 (40.00%) Web Developer
3 7 (28.00%) PHP Web Developer
4 6 (24.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 6 (24.00%) Graduate
5 4 (16.00%) Web Engineer
6 3 (12.00%) Full Stack Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 1 (4.00%) LAMP Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Linux Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (56.00%) CSS
1 14 (56.00%) HTML
2 7 (28.00%) AngularJS
2 7 (28.00%) jQuery
2 7 (28.00%) Node.js
3 6 (24.00%) .NET
3 6 (24.00%) ASP.NET
4 4 (16.00%) LEMP Stack
4 4 (16.00%) REST
4 4 (16.00%) Web Services
4 4 (16.00%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 16 (64.00%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 25 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (4.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (56.00%) Content Management
1 14 (56.00%) Web Development
2 6 (24.00%) DevOps
3 4 (16.00%) API Design
3 4 (16.00%) API Development
3 4 (16.00%) Microservices
4 1 (4.00%) CRM
4 1 (4.00%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 18 (72.00%) JavaScript
1 18 (72.00%) PHP
2 7 (28.00%) Bash Shell
2 7 (28.00%) SQL
3 6 (24.00%) C#
3 6 (24.00%) C++
3 6 (24.00%) Java
3 6 (24.00%) Perl
3 6 (24.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) Degree