Period
to 22 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 22 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

LAMP Stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL/MariaDB, PHP/Perl/Python)
England > North West
6 months to
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 215 166 242
Rank change year-on-year -49 +76 -49
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 152 243 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.23% 1.88% 0.94%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.84% 4.27% 2.44%
Number of salaries quoted 126 227 104
North West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £30,500 £27,500 £24,650
90th Percentile £55,000 £51,250 £47,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% -

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 the North West with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 5,357 5,687 4,337
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 43.24% 44.11% 38.51%
Number of salaries quoted 4,509 4,826 3,745
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

LAMP
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing LAMP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for LAMP in the North West

LAMP
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for LAMP in the North West

LAMP
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing LAMP in the North West over the 6 months to 22 June 2018.

Salary histogram for LAMP in the North West

LAMP
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LAMP within the North West region over the 6 months to 22 June 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
Manchester -17 125 £40,000 - 33
Merseyside +12 19 £35,000 -17.65% 5
Cheshire -30 4 £21,000 -47.50% 6
Lancashire -35 4 £33,375 -4.64%
LAMP
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 2018, IT jobs citing LAMP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the North West region with a requirement for LAMP.

1 135 (88.82%) MySQL
2 125 (82.24%) PHP
3 115 (75.66%) Linux
4 81 (53.29%) JavaScript
5 75 (49.34%) CSS
6 73 (48.03%) Apache
7 68 (44.74%) HTML
8 47 (30.92%) Agile Software Development
9 45 (29.61%) jQuery
9 45 (29.61%) Git (software)
10 39 (25.66%) DevOps
11 38 (25.00%) Python
12 37 (24.34%) OOP
13 36 (23.68%) MVC
14 35 (23.03%) Amazon AWS
15 34 (22.37%) LEMP Stack
16 32 (21.05%) Laravel
17 28 (18.42%) Bash Shell
17 28 (18.42%) Ajax
18 27 (17.76%) nginx
18 27 (17.76%) AngularJS
19 26 (17.11%) HTML5
19 26 (17.11%) Perl
19 26 (17.11%) E-Commerce
20 25 (16.45%) SQL
20 25 (16.45%) Front End Development
21 24 (15.79%) XML
21 24 (15.79%) Subversion
21 24 (15.79%) Symfony
22 23 (15.13%) Magento

LAMP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 73 (48.03%) Apache
2 27 (17.76%) nginx
3 11 (7.24%) Tomcat
4 5 (3.29%) Apache Pig
4 5 (3.29%) Drupal
5 4 (2.63%) JBoss
5 4 (2.63%) WordPress
6 2 (1.32%) CloudStack
6 2 (1.32%) CMS
6 2 (1.32%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.66%) ColdFusion
7 1 (0.66%) concrete5
7 1 (0.66%) Confluence
7 1 (0.66%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.66%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (3.95%) Photoshop
2 3 (1.97%) Fireworks
3 2 (1.32%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 23 (15.13%) Magento
2 3 (1.97%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 35 (23.03%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (10.53%) Amazon EC2
3 13 (8.55%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (7.89%) Amazon ELB
4 12 (7.89%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 10 (6.58%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 10 (6.58%) Amazon S3
5 10 (6.58%) Route 53
6 3 (1.97%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (1.32%) Office 365
7 2 (1.32%) SaaS
8 1 (0.66%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 1 (0.66%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.66%) Google App Engine
8 1 (0.66%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.66%) Google Compute Engine
8 1 (0.66%) npm
8 1 (0.66%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 14 (9.21%) SSL
2 7 (4.61%) Firewall
2 7 (4.61%) HTTP
2 7 (4.61%) TCP/IP
3 5 (3.29%) Asterisk PBX
4 3 (1.97%) LAN
4 3 (1.97%) WAN
5 1 (0.66%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.66%) FTP
5 1 (0.66%) Internet
5 1 (0.66%) VoIP
5 1 (0.66%) VPN
5 1 (0.66%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 135 (88.82%) MySQL
2 13 (8.55%) Amazon RDS
2 13 (8.55%) SQL Server
3 12 (7.89%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (3.29%) Apache Hive
4 5 (3.29%) Big Data
4 5 (3.29%) Hadoop
5 4 (2.63%) MongoDB
5 4 (2.63%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.97%) Couchbase
6 3 (1.97%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.66%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.66%) Redis
Development Applications
1 45 (29.61%) Git (software)
2 24 (15.79%) Subversion
3 17 (11.18%) Jenkins
4 15 (9.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 10 (6.58%) JIRA
6 9 (5.92%) Selenium
7 6 (3.95%) Vagrant
8 5 (3.29%) Bitbucket
8 5 (3.29%) CodeSonar
8 5 (3.29%) git-flow
8 5 (3.29%) Mercurial
8 5 (3.29%) Robot Framework
9 3 (1.97%) PHPUnit
10 1 (0.66%) CA Release Automation
10 1 (0.66%) Grunt
10 1 (0.66%) gulp
10 1 (0.66%) Jasmine
10 1 (0.66%) webpack
General
1 11 (7.24%) Retail
2 7 (4.61%) Finance
3 2 (1.32%) Automotive
4 1 (0.66%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 107 (70.39%) Developer
2 48 (31.58%) PHP Developer
3 23 (15.13%) DevOps Engineer
4 19 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
5 17 (11.18%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 17 (11.18%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 14 (9.21%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 14 (9.21%) Magento Developer
7 13 (8.55%) Senior Developer
8 11 (7.24%) Software Developer
9 10 (6.58%) LAMP Developer
10 9 (5.92%) Ruby on Rails Developer
11 8 (5.26%) Angular Developer
11 8 (5.26%) Perl Developer
12 7 (4.61%) Backend Developer
13 5 (3.29%) C# Software Engineer
13 5 (3.29%) C++ Software Engineer
13 5 (3.29%) Java Software Engineer
13 5 (3.29%) Software Engineer
13 5 (3.29%) Web Hosting Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (49.34%) CSS
2 68 (44.74%) HTML
3 45 (29.61%) jQuery
4 34 (22.37%) LEMP Stack
5 32 (21.05%) Laravel
6 28 (18.42%) Ajax
7 27 (17.76%) AngularJS
8 26 (17.11%) HTML5
9 24 (15.79%) Symfony
9 24 (15.79%) XML
10 22 (14.47%) REST
11 20 (13.16%) Web Services
12 18 (11.84%) RESTful
13 16 (10.53%) CSS3
14 15 (9.87%) SOAP
15 14 (9.21%) .NET
16 12 (7.89%) Ext JS
16 12 (7.89%) JSON
17 11 (7.24%) CakePHP
17 11 (7.24%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 21 (13.82%) User Experience
2 13 (8.55%) Mobile App
3 12 (7.89%) Computer Science
4 10 (6.58%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (5.92%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (3.29%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (3.29%) Wiki
7 4 (2.63%) Clustering
7 4 (2.63%) Xbox
8 3 (1.97%) Enterprise Cloud
9 2 (1.32%) Fintech
9 2 (1.32%) Private Cloud
9 2 (1.32%) Replication
10 1 (0.66%) Chip and PIN
10 1 (0.66%) Contactless
10 1 (0.66%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (0.66%) IVR
10 1 (0.66%) Linux Command Line
10 1 (0.66%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 115 (75.66%) Linux
2 19 (12.50%) Debian
3 18 (11.84%) CentOS
4 15 (9.87%) Windows
5 7 (4.61%) Mac OS X
5 7 (4.61%) Unix
6 6 (3.95%) Android
6 6 (3.95%) Apple iOS
7 3 (1.97%) Ubuntu
8 2 (1.32%) FreeBSD
8 2 (1.32%) OpenBSD
8 2 (1.32%) Solaris
9 1 (0.66%) AIX
9 1 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (30.92%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (25.66%) DevOps
3 37 (24.34%) OOP
4 36 (23.68%) MVC
5 26 (17.11%) E-Commerce
6 25 (16.45%) Front End Development
7 22 (14.47%) Test Automation
8 21 (13.82%) Mentoring
8 21 (13.82%) Scrum
9 16 (10.53%) TDD
10 15 (9.87%) BDD
10 15 (9.87%) OO PHP
10 15 (9.87%) Project Management
11 14 (9.21%) Problem-Solving
12 13 (8.55%) Configuration Management
13 12 (7.89%) OO
13 12 (7.89%) Web Development
14 11 (7.24%) Performance Optimisation
14 11 (7.24%) Software Engineering
15 10 (6.58%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 125 (82.24%) PHP
2 81 (53.29%) JavaScript
3 38 (25.00%) Python
4 28 (18.42%) Bash Shell
5 26 (17.11%) Perl
6 25 (16.45%) SQL
7 19 (12.50%) Java
8 14 (9.21%) Ruby
9 8 (5.26%) C#
10 7 (4.61%) C++
10 7 (4.61%) Shell Script
11 6 (3.95%) PowerShell
12 5 (3.29%) C
12 5 (3.29%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.66%) PHP 5
13 1 (0.66%) PHP 7
13 1 (0.66%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.66%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 13 (8.55%) Degree
2 12 (7.89%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (7.24%) Master's Degree
4 6 (3.95%) MCSE
4 6 (3.95%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (3.29%) CCNA
5 5 (3.29%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (3.29%) CISSP
5 5 (3.29%) CompTIA Security+
5 5 (3.29%) DV Cleared
5 5 (3.29%) GIAC
5 5 (3.29%) Linux+ Certification
5 5 (3.29%) Network+ Certification
5 5 (3.29%) SANS
5 5 (3.29%) Security Cleared
5 5 (3.29%) SSCP
6 1 (0.66%) RHCA
6 1 (0.66%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.24%) QA
2 4 (2.63%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.66%) GDPR
3 1 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (9.21%) Docker
2 5 (3.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (3.29%) vSphere
3 4 (2.63%) Varnish
4 3 (1.97%) GlusterFS
4 3 (1.97%) VirtualBox
5 2 (1.32%) Active Directory
5 2 (1.32%) Ceph
5 2 (1.32%) Corosync
5 2 (1.32%) DRBD
5 2 (1.32%) iptables
5 2 (1.32%) KVM
5 2 (1.32%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.66%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 20 (13.16%) Puppet
2 19 (12.50%) Ansible
3 17 (11.18%) Nagios
4 12 (7.89%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (3.29%) Salt
6 4 (2.63%) Kubernetes
7 3 (1.97%) Rancher
7 3 (1.97%) Terraform
8 2 (1.32%) Cacti
8 2 (1.32%) CFEngine
8 2 (1.32%) Munin
8 2 (1.32%) Pacemaker
8 2 (1.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.66%) BladeLogic
9 1 (0.66%) CA Wily
9 1 (0.66%) Netcool
9 1 (0.66%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 14 (9.21%) New Relic
2 12 (7.89%) VMware
3 11 (7.24%) Splunk
3 11 (7.24%) Zend
4 8 (5.26%) Microsoft
5 5 (3.29%) Red Hat
5 5 (3.29%) SolarWinds
6 4 (2.63%) Capita
7 3 (1.97%) Google
7 3 (1.97%) Oracle
8 2 (1.32%) Percona
8 2 (1.32%) Twitter
9 1 (0.66%) AppDynamics
9 1 (0.66%) NetApp
9 1 (0.66%) WooCommerce