Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 20 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 > Manchester
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 182 197 163
Rank change year-on-year +15 -34 +63
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 115 91 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.45% 1.24% 1.64%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.05% 2.82% 4.15%
Number of salaries quoted 97 85 115
Manchester median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% - +7.69%
10th Percentile £27,500 £22,500 £26,350
90th Percentile £55,000 £48,000 £48,250
North West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +2.19%

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Manchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 3774 3224 2942
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 47.45% 43.78% 39.48%
Number of salaries quoted 3187 2846 2592
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,250 £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 Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for LAMP in Manchester

LAMP
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for LAMP in Manchester

LAMP
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing LAMP in Manchester over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for LAMP in Manchester

LAMP
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LAMP within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 20 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
Stockport - 19 £35,000 -
Altrincham -19 3 £30,000 +20.00%
Wigan - 3 £40,000 -
Bury +2 1 £27,500 +37.50%
Sale - 1 £45,000 -
LAMP
North West

For the 6 months to 20 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 Manchester region with a requirement for LAMP.

1 93 (80.87%) MySQL
2 89 (77.39%) PHP
3 82 (71.30%) Linux
4 69 (60.00%) JavaScript
4 69 (60.00%) CSS
5 63 (54.78%) HTML
5 63 (54.78%) Agile Software Development
6 61 (53.04%) jQuery
7 51 (44.35%) Apache
8 40 (34.78%) OOP
8 40 (34.78%) DevOps
9 37 (32.17%) MVC
10 36 (31.30%) Ajax
11 32 (27.83%) Scrum
11 32 (27.83%) SQL
12 31 (26.96%) Web Services
12 31 (26.96%) Git (software)
13 28 (24.35%) HTML5
14 26 (22.61%) Laravel
14 26 (22.61%) E-Commerce
15 25 (21.74%) Software Engineering
16 24 (20.87%) Python
16 24 (20.87%) Puppet
17 23 (20.00%) AngularJS
17 23 (20.00%) Java
18 22 (19.13%) CSS3
19 21 (18.26%) SOAP
19 21 (18.26%) Web Development
20 20 (17.39%) Ruby
20 20 (17.39%) TDD

LAMP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 51 (44.35%) Apache
2 19 (16.52%) nginx
3 10 (8.70%) Tomcat
4 9 (7.83%) Apache Pig
4 9 (7.83%) Apache Spark
4 9 (7.83%) Elasticsearch
5 8 (6.96%) CMS
6 5 (4.35%) WordPress
7 3 (2.61%) Drupal
7 3 (2.61%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 2 (1.74%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (1.74%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 14 (12.17%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 13 (11.30%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.48%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (3.48%) Amazon ELB
2 4 (3.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.61%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 3 (2.61%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (2.61%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 3 (2.61%) Heroku
4 1 (0.87%) SaaS
4 1 (0.87%) Sage Pay
4 1 (0.87%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.70%) SSL
2 4 (3.48%) HTTP
3 2 (1.74%) Firewall
4 1 (0.87%) LAN
4 1 (0.87%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (80.87%) MySQL
2 13 (11.30%) MongoDB
3 12 (10.43%) Relational Database
4 11 (9.57%) RDBMS
5 10 (8.70%) Big Data
6 9 (7.83%) Apache Hive
6 9 (7.83%) Hadoop
7 4 (3.48%) Amazon RDS
7 4 (3.48%) MariaDB
7 4 (3.48%) SQLite
8 3 (2.61%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (1.74%) Redis
10 1 (0.87%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 31 (26.96%) Git (software)
2 19 (16.52%) Subversion
3 10 (8.70%) Jenkins
4 9 (7.83%) Grunt
5 8 (6.96%) gulp
6 6 (5.22%) JIRA
7 4 (3.48%) Bitbucket
8 3 (2.61%) PHPUnit
8 3 (2.61%) Vagrant
9 2 (1.74%) PhpStorm
General
1 4 (3.48%) Retail
2 2 (1.74%) Advertising
2 2 (1.74%) Military
Job Titles
1 81 (70.43%) Developer
2 51 (44.35%) PHP Developer
3 15 (13.04%) Lead Developer
3 15 (13.04%) Lead PHP Developer
4 12 (10.43%) Administrator
4 12 (10.43%) Senior Developer
4 12 (10.43%) Systems Administrator
5 11 (9.57%) Linux Administrator
5 11 (9.57%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 11 (9.57%) Software Engineer
6 9 (7.83%) Ruby on Rails Developer
7 8 (6.96%) LAMP Developer
7 8 (6.96%) PHP Symfony Developer
7 8 (6.96%) Senior PHP Developer
7 8 (6.96%) Symfony Developer
8 7 (6.09%) DevOps Engineer
8 7 (6.09%) Lead Software Engineer
9 6 (5.22%) Digital Developer
9 6 (5.22%) JavaScript Developer
10 5 (4.35%) Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (60.00%) CSS
2 63 (54.78%) HTML
3 61 (53.04%) jQuery
4 36 (31.30%) Ajax
5 31 (26.96%) Web Services
6 28 (24.35%) HTML5
7 26 (22.61%) Laravel
8 23 (20.00%) AngularJS
9 22 (19.13%) CSS3
10 21 (18.26%) SOAP
11 20 (17.39%) XML
12 18 (15.65%) JSON
12 18 (15.65%) LEMP Stack
12 18 (15.65%) REST
13 17 (14.78%) Node.js
14 15 (13.04%) Sass
14 15 (13.04%) Symfony
15 9 (7.83%) Java EE
15 9 (7.83%) Ruby on Rails
15 9 (7.83%) YUI
Miscellaneous
1 20 (17.39%) iPad
2 11 (9.57%) User Experience
3 10 (8.70%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (7.83%) PKI
5 7 (6.09%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (6.09%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.74%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.87%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 82 (71.30%) Linux
2 14 (12.17%) Unix
3 13 (11.30%) Windows
4 12 (10.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (8.70%) Ubuntu
6 6 (5.22%) CentOS
7 4 (3.48%) Debian
8 3 (2.61%) Amazon Linux
9 1 (0.87%) Android
9 1 (0.87%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (54.78%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (34.78%) DevOps
2 40 (34.78%) OOP
3 37 (32.17%) MVC
4 32 (27.83%) Scrum
5 26 (22.61%) E-Commerce
6 25 (21.74%) Software Engineering
7 21 (18.26%) Web Development
8 20 (17.39%) Mentoring
8 20 (17.39%) TDD
9 19 (16.52%) Project Management
10 18 (15.65%) OO
11 17 (14.78%) BDD
12 13 (11.30%) Kanban
13 12 (10.43%) Configuration Management
14 11 (9.57%) SOA
15 10 (8.70%) Analytics
15 10 (8.70%) CRM
15 10 (8.70%) Web Application Development
16 9 (7.83%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 89 (77.39%) PHP
2 69 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 32 (27.83%) SQL
4 24 (20.87%) Python
5 23 (20.00%) Java
6 20 (17.39%) Ruby
7 18 (15.65%) Perl
8 9 (7.83%) C
9 7 (6.09%) Bash Shell
9 7 (6.09%) C++
10 5 (4.35%) PHP 7
11 4 (3.48%) C#
12 2 (1.74%) PHP 5
12 2 (1.74%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.87%) ES6
13 1 (0.87%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 16 (13.91%) Degree
2 9 (7.83%) DV Cleared
2 9 (7.83%) Numerate Degree
2 9 (7.83%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.61%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.35%) QA
2 3 (2.61%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (7.83%) Hyper-V
1 9 (7.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.74%) Varnish
2 2 (1.74%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 24 (20.87%) Puppet
2 10 (8.70%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (5.22%) Ansible
4 3 (2.61%) Terraform
Vendors
1 13 (11.30%) VMware
2 10 (8.70%) Oracle
2 10 (8.70%) Red Hat
2 10 (8.70%) Zend
3 3 (2.61%) hybris
3 3 (2.61%) Sitecore
4 2 (1.74%) Google
4 2 (1.74%) New Relic
5 1 (0.87%) PayPal
5 1 (0.87%) Perforce
5 1 (0.87%) Sencha