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 3 months to 25 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 / Manchester
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 124 150 122
Rank change year-on-year +26 -28  
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 82 33 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.98% 0.96% 1.92%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.41% 2.31% 4.40%
Number of salaries quoted 78 33 59
Median salary £40,000 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.07% -7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
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 Manchester with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
Manchester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 1859 1429 1454
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 44.97% 41.37% 43.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1613 1238 1257
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 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

LAMP
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 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 3 months to 25 June 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 3 months to 25 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
Stockport - 12 £32,500 - 3
Altrincham -2 7 £30,000 +20.00%
Bury - 3 £30,000 -
Bolton - 1 £37,500 -
LAMP
North West

For the 6 months to 25 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 Manchester region with a requirement for LAMP.

1 134 (79.76%) PHP
2 131 (77.98%) MySQL
3 117 (69.64%) CSS
4 115 (68.45%) JavaScript
5 100 (59.52%) HTML
6 88 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
7 83 (49.40%) Linux
8 66 (39.29%) jQuery
9 62 (36.90%) iPad
10 53 (31.55%) Git (software)
10 53 (31.55%) Apache
11 51 (30.36%) HTML5
12 48 (28.57%) AngularJS
13 47 (27.98%) Laravel
13 47 (27.98%) DevOps
14 40 (23.81%) MVC
15 37 (22.02%) Web Development
16 36 (21.43%) Node.js
17 35 (20.83%) OOP
18 33 (19.64%) Ajax
19 32 (19.05%) Puppet
20 31 (18.45%) Symfony
21 30 (17.86%) Test Automation
22 27 (16.07%) Mentoring
23 26 (15.48%) Perl
24 25 (14.88%) VMware
24 25 (14.88%) Web Services
24 25 (14.88%) OO
25 24 (14.29%) E-Commerce
26 23 (13.69%) Zend

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 53 (31.55%) Apache
2 17 (10.12%) Drupal
3 12 (7.14%) nginx
3 12 (7.14%) WordPress
4 8 (4.76%) Apache Pig
4 8 (4.76%) Apache Spark
4 8 (4.76%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (2.98%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.79%) CMS
7 1 (0.60%) IIS
7 1 (0.60%) Joomla!
Applications
1 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 12 (7.14%) Magento
2 1 (0.60%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.95%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (4.17%) SaaS
3 5 (2.98%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.60%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.60%) Amazon Kinesis
4 1 (0.60%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (0.60%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.60%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.95%) HTTP
2 8 (4.76%) SAN
3 2 (1.19%) Internet
3 2 (1.19%) SSL
4 1 (0.60%) Asterisk PBX
4 1 (0.60%) DNS
4 1 (0.60%) FTP
4 1 (0.60%) SSH
4 1 (0.60%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 131 (77.98%) MySQL
2 13 (7.74%) Relational Database
3 12 (7.14%) MongoDB
4 11 (6.55%) Big Data
5 8 (4.76%) Apache Hive
5 8 (4.76%) Hadoop
5 8 (4.76%) RDBMS
6 4 (2.38%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.19%) Redis
8 1 (0.60%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (0.60%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 53 (31.55%) Git (software)
2 21 (12.50%) Jenkins
3 14 (8.33%) Grunt
4 13 (7.74%) gulp
5 10 (5.95%) Eclipse
6 8 (4.76%) JIRA
6 8 (4.76%) Subversion
7 6 (3.57%) Xcode
8 4 (2.38%) Bitbucket
8 4 (2.38%) Vagrant
9 3 (1.79%) Mercurial
9 3 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (1.19%) PhpStorm
11 1 (0.60%) Flash Builder
11 1 (0.60%) GoCD
11 1 (0.60%) PHPUnit
General
1 8 (4.76%) Advertising
2 4 (2.38%) Finance
2 4 (2.38%) Retail
3 3 (1.79%) Marketing
3 3 (1.79%) Multimedia
4 1 (0.60%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 134 (79.76%) Developer
2 87 (51.79%) PHP Developer
3 41 (24.40%) Lead Developer
3 41 (24.40%) Lead PHP Developer
4 30 (17.86%) Software Developer
5 28 (16.67%) Senior Developer
6 26 (15.48%) Senior PHP Developer
7 21 (12.50%) JavaScript Developer
8 20 (11.90%) PHP Laravel Developer
9 18 (10.71%) LAMP Developer
9 18 (10.71%) Lead Software Developer
9 18 (10.71%) PHP Team Leader
9 18 (10.71%) Senior Software Developer
9 18 (10.71%) Software Team Leader
9 18 (10.71%) Team Leader
10 17 (10.12%) PHP Symfony Developer
10 17 (10.12%) Symfony Developer
11 16 (9.52%) Linux Administrator
11 16 (9.52%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 16 (9.52%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 117 (69.64%) CSS
2 100 (59.52%) HTML
3 66 (39.29%) jQuery
4 51 (30.36%) HTML5
5 48 (28.57%) AngularJS
6 47 (27.98%) Laravel
7 36 (21.43%) Node.js
8 33 (19.64%) Ajax
9 31 (18.45%) Symfony
10 25 (14.88%) Web Services
11 22 (13.10%) XML
12 20 (11.90%) JSON
13 19 (11.31%) CSS3
14 17 (10.12%) Sass
15 15 (8.93%) REST
16 12 (7.14%) React
17 10 (5.95%) CGI
17 10 (5.95%) LEMP Stack
18 9 (5.36%) RESTful
19 8 (4.76%) CakePHP
Miscellaneous
1 62 (36.90%) iPad
2 13 (7.74%) User Experience
3 10 (5.95%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (5.36%) Data Centre
5 8 (4.76%) Mobile App
5 8 (4.76%) PKI
6 7 (4.17%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.79%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.60%) CCTV
8 1 (0.60%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.60%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 83 (49.40%) Linux
2 22 (13.10%) Windows
3 13 (7.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 13 (7.74%) Unix
4 12 (7.14%) CentOS
5 8 (4.76%) Apple iOS
6 7 (4.17%) Android
7 2 (1.19%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.60%) Data ONTAP
8 1 (0.60%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.60%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (27.98%) DevOps
3 40 (23.81%) MVC
4 37 (22.02%) Web Development
5 35 (20.83%) OOP
6 30 (17.86%) Test Automation
7 27 (16.07%) Mentoring
8 25 (14.88%) OO
9 24 (14.29%) E-Commerce
10 18 (10.71%) Software Engineering
11 16 (9.52%) Analytics
11 16 (9.52%) Scrum
11 16 (9.52%) TDD
12 13 (7.74%) Front End Development
13 11 (6.55%) Configuration Management
13 11 (6.55%) Information Security
13 11 (6.55%) Unit Testing
13 11 (6.55%) Web Application Development
14 10 (5.95%) Continuous Integration
14 10 (5.95%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 134 (79.76%) PHP
2 115 (68.45%) JavaScript
3 26 (15.48%) Perl
4 22 (13.10%) Java
5 18 (10.71%) SQL
6 14 (8.33%) Python
7 12 (7.14%) Bash Shell
8 11 (6.55%) Ruby
9 9 (5.36%) C#
10 8 (4.76%) C
11 7 (4.17%) ES6
12 5 (2.98%) PHP 5
12 5 (2.98%) XQuery
13 3 (1.79%) PowerShell
13 3 (1.79%) Shell Script
14 2 (1.19%) Erlang
15 1 (0.60%) ActionScript
15 1 (0.60%) PHP 4
15 1 (0.60%) PHP 7
15 1 (0.60%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 20 (11.90%) Degree
2 8 (4.76%) DV Cleared
2 8 (4.76%) Numerate Degree
2 8 (4.76%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.60%) AWS Certification
3 1 (0.60%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.98%) QA
2 1 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.60%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (6.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (4.76%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.79%) Varnish
4 1 (0.60%) Docker
4 1 (0.60%) OpenSIPS
Systems Management
1 32 (19.05%) Puppet
2 12 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (4.76%) Ansible
4 2 (1.19%) Plesk
5 1 (0.60%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.60%) Nagios
Vendors
1 25 (14.88%) VMware
2 23 (13.69%) Zend
3 15 (8.93%) Red Hat
4 8 (4.76%) Oracle
5 4 (2.38%) NetApp
6 3 (1.79%) Atlassian
7 2 (1.19%) Apple
8 1 (0.60%) Adobe
8 1 (0.60%) Brocade
8 1 (0.60%) Google
8 1 (0.60%) Microsoft
8 1 (0.60%) Perforce
8 1 (0.60%) Sencha
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Chassam Contract
Salary: Up to £43,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Posted: 4 days ago
Greater Manchester
Verticality Ltd
Salary: circa £40k + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
AWD Recruitment
Salary: £75,000 - £90,000 + Bonus + Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
UKFast
Salary: From £18,000 to £26,000 per annum depending on experience.
Posted: 12 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Cheshire Datasystems Limited
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
UKFast
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum depending on experience.
Posted: 12 days ago