The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 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 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

LAMP Stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL/MariaDB, PHP/Perl/Python)
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 97 83 112
Rank change year-on-year -14 +29  
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 17 5 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.18% 0.52% 0.70%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.87% 1.33% 1.91%
Number of salaries quoted 14 5 4
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +45.45%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  

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 Cheshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
Cheshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 592 375 627
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 41.05% 38.94% 36.67%
Number of salaries quoted 483 342 526
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £51,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

LAMP
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire 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 Cheshire

LAMP
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for LAMP in Cheshire

LAMP
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing LAMP in Cheshire over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for LAMP in Cheshire

LAMP
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LAMP within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington - 6 £35,750 -
Runcorn -8 2 £40,000 -
Macclesfield +2 1 - - 1
Chester - 1 £30,500 - 2
LAMP
North West

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for LAMP.

1 23 (100.00%) Linux
2 22 (95.65%) PHP
2 22 (95.65%) jQuery
3 20 (86.96%) MySQL
3 20 (86.96%) Apache
4 16 (69.57%) CMS
5 15 (65.22%) WordPress
5 15 (65.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 13 (56.52%) Drupal
7 12 (52.17%) CSS
7 12 (52.17%) HTML
7 12 (52.17%) AngularJS
7 12 (52.17%) User Experience
8 10 (43.48%) JavaScript
8 10 (43.48%) Web Development
9 8 (34.78%) Git (software)
9 8 (34.78%) Twig
10 6 (26.09%) E-Commerce
11 5 (21.74%) Telecoms
11 5 (21.74%) Apache Cordova
11 5 (21.74%) Node.js
11 5 (21.74%) PhoneGap
12 4 (17.39%) LEMP Stack
12 4 (17.39%) Debian
12 4 (17.39%) nginx
12 4 (17.39%) PHP 5
13 3 (13.04%) Ubuntu
13 3 (13.04%) Zend
13 3 (13.04%) Retail
13 3 (13.04%) Front End Development

LAMP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 20 (86.96%) Apache
2 16 (69.57%) CMS
3 15 (65.22%) WordPress
4 13 (56.52%) Drupal
5 4 (17.39%) nginx
Business Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Magento
2 2 (8.70%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Azure Active Directory
1 2 (8.70%) GitHub
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) HTTP
1 2 (8.70%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (86.96%) MySQL
2 2 (8.70%) MariaDB
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (4.35%) RDBMS
3 1 (4.35%) Redis
3 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (34.78%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.35%) Eclipse
2 1 (4.35%) PhpStorm
2 1 (4.35%) PHPUnit
2 1 (4.35%) Vagrant
General
1 5 (21.74%) Telecoms
2 3 (13.04%) Retail
3 2 (8.70%) Billing
3 2 (8.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (95.65%) Developer
2 8 (34.78%) Web Developer
3 6 (26.09%) PHP Developer
4 5 (21.74%) Lead Developer
4 5 (21.74%) Lead Web Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Full Stack Developer
5 3 (13.04%) LAMP Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Drupal Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Linux Developer
6 1 (4.35%) MySQL Developer
6 1 (4.35%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Python Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (95.65%) jQuery
2 15 (65.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 12 (52.17%) AngularJS
3 12 (52.17%) CSS
3 12 (52.17%) HTML
4 8 (34.78%) Twig
5 5 (21.74%) Apache Cordova
5 5 (21.74%) Node.js
5 5 (21.74%) PhoneGap
6 4 (17.39%) LEMP Stack
7 2 (8.70%) Google Maps API
7 2 (8.70%) SAML
7 2 (8.70%) Smarty
7 2 (8.70%) Web Services
7 2 (8.70%) XHTML
8 1 (4.35%) Ajax
8 1 (4.35%) Django
8 1 (4.35%) KnockoutJS
8 1 (4.35%) Memcached
8 1 (4.35%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 12 (52.17%) User Experience
2 2 (8.70%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.35%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 23 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (17.39%) Debian
3 3 (13.04%) Ubuntu
4 1 (4.35%) Mac OS X
4 1 (4.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) Web Development
2 6 (26.09%) E-Commerce
3 3 (13.04%) Front End Development
4 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (8.70%) Mentoring
4 2 (8.70%) MVC
4 2 (8.70%) Scrum
4 2 (8.70%) Unit Testing
5 1 (4.35%) B2B
5 1 (4.35%) B2C
5 1 (4.35%) Content Management
5 1 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (4.35%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (4.35%) Microservices
5 1 (4.35%) Performance Optimisation
5 1 (4.35%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (4.35%) SOA
5 1 (4.35%) SOLID
5 1 (4.35%) Test Automation
5 1 (4.35%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 22 (95.65%) PHP
2 10 (43.48%) JavaScript
3 4 (17.39%) PHP 5
4 2 (8.70%) PHP 4
4 2 (8.70%) PHP 7
5 1 (4.35%) Python
5 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
5 1 (4.35%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.35%) Varnish
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) Zend
2 2 (8.70%) CyberSource
2 2 (8.70%) Google
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.70%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (8.70%) Sandvine
3 1 (4.35%) New Relic
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