Period
to 17 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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 17 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

LAMP Stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL/MariaDB, PHP/Perl/Python)
North West > Merseyside
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 66 108 -
Rank change year-on-year +42 - +60
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 16 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 1.80% 0.47% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.65% 1.20% -
Number of salaries quoted 14 10 0
Merseyside median annual salary £47,500 £38,750 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.58% - -
North West median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% - +6.06%

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Merseyside
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 344 501 328
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 38.74% 38.84% 35.73%
Number of salaries quoted 273 378 253
Merseyside median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +5.26%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £55,000 £51,000
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

LAMP
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

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

Job vacancy trend for LAMP in Merseyside

LAMP
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Salary trend for LAMP in Merseyside

LAMP
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing LAMP in Merseyside over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Salary histogram for LAMP in Merseyside

LAMP
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LAMP within the Merseyside region over the 6 months to 17 January 2018. 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
Liverpool +37 16 £47,500 +18.75% 7
LAMP
North West

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for LAMP.

1 16 (100.00%) MySQL
1 16 (100.00%) Linux
1 16 (100.00%) Apache
2 9 (56.25%) Tomcat
2 9 (56.25%) Python
2 9 (56.25%) SQL Server
2 9 (56.25%) Web Services
2 9 (56.25%) Unix
2 9 (56.25%) Bash Shell
2 9 (56.25%) MongoDB
3 8 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
3 8 (50.00%) Mentoring
4 7 (43.75%) DevOps
4 7 (43.75%) jQuery
4 7 (43.75%) Git (software)
4 7 (43.75%) Retail
4 7 (43.75%) JavaScript
4 7 (43.75%) PHP
5 6 (37.50%) Oracle
5 6 (37.50%) MVC
5 6 (37.50%) SUSE
5 6 (37.50%) Configuration Management
5 6 (37.50%) CentOS
5 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (37.50%) Ubuntu
5 6 (37.50%) QA
5 6 (37.50%) Symfony
5 6 (37.50%) Ansible
5 6 (37.50%) Xbox
5 6 (37.50%) BDD

LAMP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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 16 (100.00%) Apache
2 9 (56.25%) Tomcat
3 8 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (6.25%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (100.00%) MySQL
2 9 (56.25%) MongoDB
2 9 (56.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (43.75%) Git (software)
2 6 (37.50%) Jenkins
3 1 (6.25%) Eclipse
3 1 (6.25%) Grunt
3 1 (6.25%) gulp
3 1 (6.25%) PhpStorm
General
1 7 (43.75%) Retail
2 1 (6.25%) Advertising
2 1 (6.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Developer
2 6 (37.50%) PHP Developer
3 5 (31.25%) Database Specialist
3 5 (31.25%) Linux Specialist
3 5 (31.25%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 3 (18.75%) DevOps Specialist
4 3 (18.75%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Unix Specialist
5 2 (12.50%) Applications Specialist
5 2 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Drupal Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Drupal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (56.25%) Web Services
2 7 (43.75%) jQuery
3 6 (37.50%) Symfony
4 5 (31.25%) Kafka
4 5 (31.25%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (6.25%) CSS
5 1 (6.25%) HTML
5 1 (6.25%) HTML5
5 1 (6.25%) LESS
5 1 (6.25%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (56.25%) Unix
3 6 (37.50%) CentOS
3 6 (37.50%) SUSE
3 6 (37.50%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 7 (43.75%) DevOps
3 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (37.50%) BDD
3 6 (37.50%) Coaching
3 6 (37.50%) Configuration Management
3 6 (37.50%) MVC
4 3 (18.75%) Line Management
4 3 (18.75%) Problem Management
5 1 (6.25%) B2B
5 1 (6.25%) B2C
5 1 (6.25%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (6.25%) Front End Development
5 1 (6.25%) Open Source
5 1 (6.25%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) Bash Shell
1 9 (56.25%) Python
2 7 (43.75%) JavaScript
2 7 (43.75%) PHP
3 1 (6.25%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (37.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (37.50%) Ansible
2 1 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (6.25%) Plesk
2 1 (6.25%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
2 1 (6.25%) SaltStack