Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 148 110 159
Rank change year-on-year -38 +49 +13
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 29 38 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.94% 1.68% 0.68%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.33% 4.03% 1.71%
Number of salaries quoted 20 38 13
Cheshire median annual salary £37,500 £47,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.05% +58.33% -11.76%
10th Percentile £29,925 £33,625 £23,500
90th Percentile £55,500 £61,250 £39,750
North West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +2.94%

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 Cheshire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1246 942 1289
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 40.56% 41.59% 39.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1023 855 1119
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.39% -3.75% +6.67%
10th Percentile £28,750 £24,700 £24,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £56,250 £55,000
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

LAMP
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

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 6 months to 23 November 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Macclesfield -6 13 £37,500 -34.78% 1
Knutsford - 5 - -
Chester -4 4 £30,500 -26.06% 1
Warrington -3 1 £30,000 -14.29%
Northwich - 1 £30,000 - 1
LAMP
North West

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 19 (65.52%) PHP
1 19 (65.52%) jQuery
2 15 (51.72%) MySQL
3 13 (44.83%) SQL
3 13 (44.83%) Linux
3 13 (44.83%) Apache
4 12 (41.38%) WordPress
5 11 (37.93%) CMS
6 10 (34.48%) Automotive
6 10 (34.48%) Python
6 10 (34.48%) E-Commerce
6 10 (34.48%) Oracle
7 9 (31.03%) JavaScript
8 8 (27.59%) Perl
8 8 (27.59%) Windows
9 7 (24.14%) Tomcat
9 7 (24.14%) JBoss
9 7 (24.14%) SQL Server
9 7 (24.14%) Java
9 7 (24.14%) IIS
9 7 (24.14%) Middleware
9 7 (24.14%) MongoDB
10 6 (20.69%) Splunk
10 6 (20.69%) Amazon AWS
10 6 (20.69%) CA Wily
10 6 (20.69%) BladeLogic
10 6 (20.69%) AIX
10 6 (20.69%) AppDynamics
10 6 (20.69%) Elastic Stack
11 5 (17.24%) Analytical Skills

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 13 (44.83%) Apache
2 12 (41.38%) WordPress
3 11 (37.93%) CMS
4 7 (24.14%) IIS
4 7 (24.14%) JBoss
4 7 (24.14%) Tomcat
5 4 (13.79%) nginx
6 3 (10.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (6.90%) Drupal
8 1 (3.45%) Joomla!
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (3.45%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (3.45%) InDesign
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (3.45%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (20.69%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.45%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 1 (3.45%) Google Analytics
2 1 (3.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) Firewall
1 1 (3.45%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (51.72%) MySQL
2 7 (24.14%) MongoDB
2 7 (24.14%) SQL Server
3 4 (13.79%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (10.34%) Oracle Database
4 3 (10.34%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (10.34%) Oracle Database 12c
4 3 (10.34%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.45%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Git (software)
2 3 (10.34%) JIRA
2 3 (10.34%) Oracle APEX
2 3 (10.34%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (3.45%) Bitbucket
3 1 (3.45%) Dreamweaver
General
1 10 (34.48%) Automotive
2 4 (13.79%) Finance
3 3 (10.34%) Banking
4 2 (6.90%) Investment Banking
4 2 (6.90%) Law
5 1 (3.45%) Marketing
5 1 (3.45%) Multimedia
5 1 (3.45%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (3.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (68.97%) Developer
2 13 (44.83%) PHP Developer
3 3 (10.34%) Python Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Oracle Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (3.45%) Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Applications Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Designer
5 1 (3.45%) HTML Developer
5 1 (3.45%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) MySQL Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Performance Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Programmer
5 1 (3.45%) Senior Designer
5 1 (3.45%) Senior Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Senior PHP Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Software Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Team Leader
5 1 (3.45%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (65.52%) jQuery
2 7 (24.14%) Middleware
3 6 (20.69%) Elastic Stack
4 5 (17.24%) HTML
4 5 (17.24%) JSON
5 4 (13.79%) LAPP Stack
5 4 (13.79%) LEMP Stack
5 4 (13.79%) XML
6 3 (10.34%) Ajax
6 3 (10.34%) Django
6 3 (10.34%) DWR
6 3 (10.34%) Hibernate
6 3 (10.34%) Spring
6 3 (10.34%) Struts
6 3 (10.34%) Struts2
6 3 (10.34%) Velocity
7 2 (6.90%) AngularJS
7 2 (6.90%) CSS
7 2 (6.90%) KnockoutJS
8 1 (3.45%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.34%) User Experience
3 2 (6.90%) Video Editing
4 1 (3.45%) Animation
4 1 (3.45%) Biotechnology
Operating Systems
1 13 (44.83%) Linux
2 8 (27.59%) Windows
3 6 (20.69%) AIX
4 4 (13.79%) Debian
5 3 (10.34%) Mac OS X
5 3 (10.34%) Unix
6 1 (3.45%) Android
6 1 (3.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (34.48%) E-Commerce
2 5 (17.24%) Release Management
3 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (10.34%) Asset Management
4 3 (10.34%) SOA
4 3 (10.34%) Software Asset Management
4 3 (10.34%) Visualisation
4 3 (10.34%) Web Design
4 3 (10.34%) Web Development
5 2 (6.90%) ITIL
5 2 (6.90%) Risk Management
5 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (6.90%) Wealth Management
6 1 (3.45%) Content Management
6 1 (3.45%) OO
6 1 (3.45%) OOP
6 1 (3.45%) Software Engineering
6 1 (3.45%) TDD
6 1 (3.45%) Time Management
6 1 (3.45%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (65.52%) PHP
2 13 (44.83%) SQL
3 10 (34.48%) Python
4 9 (31.03%) JavaScript
5 8 (27.59%) Perl
6 7 (24.14%) Java
7 4 (13.79%) Shell Script
8 3 (10.34%) C++
8 3 (10.34%) PL/SQL
8 3 (10.34%) Ruby
9 2 (6.90%) Bash Shell
9 2 (6.90%) PowerShell
10 1 (3.45%) C
10 1 (3.45%) C#
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Hyper-V
1 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (20.69%) BladeLogic
1 6 (20.69%) CA Wily
2 3 (10.34%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (10.34%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (34.48%) Oracle
2 6 (20.69%) AppDynamics
2 6 (20.69%) Splunk
3 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.90%) Adobe
5 1 (3.45%) Google
5 1 (3.45%) Juniper
5 1 (3.45%) SolarWinds
5 1 (3.45%) VMware
5 1 (3.45%) Zend