Period
to 26 July 2017

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 26 July 2017 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
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 73 80 80
Rank change year-on-year +7 0 +5
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 17 10 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 1.64% 1.02% 1.01%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.74% 3.05% 2.53%
Number of salaries quoted 20 9 13
Merseyside median annual salary £46,250 £32,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +42.31% -23.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £31,825 £25,000 £26,900
90th Percentile £56,525 £41,300 £57,500
North West median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,750
% change year-on-year +14.29% +6.87% -6.43%

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

Software Library & Framework Skills
Merseyside
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 454 328 396
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 43.86% 33.37% 40.04%
Number of salaries quoted 351 278 292
Merseyside median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.06% +9.72%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £23,050
90th Percentile £62,500 £50,000 £56,250
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 26 July 2017.

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 26 July 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
Liverpool +12 16 £47,500 +46.15% 1
Wirral - 1 £26,000 - 1
LAMP
North West

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for LAMP.

1 13 (76.47%) PHP
2 11 (64.71%) MySQL
3 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (41.18%) Linux
4 7 (41.18%) Apache
5 6 (35.29%) OOP
5 6 (35.29%) E-Commerce
5 6 (35.29%) TDD
5 6 (35.29%) Domain-Driven Design
5 6 (35.29%) RESTful
5 6 (35.29%) Open Source
5 6 (35.29%) Bash Shell
5 6 (35.29%) Magento
5 6 (35.29%) Node.js
5 6 (35.29%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (35.29%) Microservices
5 6 (35.29%) SDLC
5 6 (35.29%) SOLID
6 5 (29.41%) Hedge funds
6 5 (29.41%) Banking
6 5 (29.41%) Finance
6 5 (29.41%) Investment Banking
7 4 (23.53%) Tomcat
7 4 (23.53%) Python
7 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
7 4 (23.53%) Web Services
7 4 (23.53%) Unix
7 4 (23.53%) MongoDB
7 4 (23.53%) Social Network
7 4 (23.53%) Elasticsearch

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 7 (41.18%) Apache
2 4 (23.53%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (23.53%) Tomcat
3 2 (11.76%) Joomla!
3 2 (11.76%) WordPress
4 1 (5.88%) CMS
Business Applications
1 6 (35.29%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) AMQP
2 2 (11.76%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (64.71%) MySQL
2 4 (23.53%) MongoDB
2 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Git (software)
1 3 (17.65%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (29.41%) Banking
1 5 (29.41%) Finance
1 5 (29.41%) Investment Banking
2 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Developer
2 8 (47.06%) PHP Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Database Specialist
3 3 (17.65%) LAMP Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Linux Specialist
3 3 (17.65%) PHP LAMP Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Applications Specialist
4 2 (11.76%) Web Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Applications Support
5 1 (5.88%) DevOps Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) Digital Developer
5 1 (5.88%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Linux Support
5 1 (5.88%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 1 (5.88%) MySQL Developer
5 1 (5.88%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 1 (5.88%) PHP Web Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Unix Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (35.29%) Node.js
1 6 (35.29%) RESTful
2 4 (23.53%) Web Services
3 2 (11.76%) CSS
3 2 (11.76%) HTML
3 2 (11.76%) Kafka
3 2 (11.76%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (29.41%) Hedge funds
3 4 (23.53%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (23.53%) Social Network
4 1 (5.88%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 7 (41.18%) Linux
2 4 (23.53%) Unix
3 2 (11.76%) CentOS
3 2 (11.76%) SUSE
3 2 (11.76%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (35.29%) Domain-Driven Design
2 6 (35.29%) E-Commerce
2 6 (35.29%) Microservices
2 6 (35.29%) OOP
2 6 (35.29%) Open Source
2 6 (35.29%) SDLC
2 6 (35.29%) SOLID
2 6 (35.29%) TDD
3 3 (17.65%) Analytics
3 3 (17.65%) Configuration Management
3 3 (17.65%) Data Analytics
3 3 (17.65%) Line Management
3 3 (17.65%) Problem Management
4 2 (11.76%) Web Development
5 1 (5.88%) Data Security
5 1 (5.88%) DevOps
5 1 (5.88%) Front End Development
5 1 (5.88%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 13 (76.47%) PHP
2 6 (35.29%) Bash Shell
3 4 (23.53%) Python
4 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) Ansible
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Oracle
Wirral
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Liverpool
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Car
Posted: 16 days ago