Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 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
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 267 224 229
Rank change year-on-year -43 +5 -14
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 86 154 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.76% 1.17% 1.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.98% 2.66% 2.71%
Number of salaries quoted 73 121 136
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £28,950 £27,500 £24,625
90th Percentile £52,500 £56,250 £61,250
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +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 4,341 5,796 5,235
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 38.47% 44.06% 42.01%
Number of salaries quoted 3,616 4,838 4,563
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £62,500 £58,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +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 14 December 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 14 December 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 -26 72 £40,000 - 30
Lancashire +8 6 £37,500 +50.00%
Merseyside -3 6 £35,000 -33.33% 3
Cheshire +1 2 £42,500 +13.33% 3
LAMP
England

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 70 (81.40%) PHP
2 68 (79.07%) MySQL
3 51 (59.30%) Linux
4 46 (53.49%) JavaScript
5 41 (47.67%) Apache
6 37 (43.02%) Git (software)
7 32 (37.21%) CSS
8 28 (32.56%) Perl
9 27 (31.40%) HTML
9 27 (31.40%) Python
10 21 (24.42%) Agile Software Development
11 19 (22.09%) Java
12 17 (19.77%) Laravel
13 16 (18.60%) OOP
14 15 (17.44%) Big Data
14 15 (17.44%) Hadoop
15 14 (16.28%) Bash Shell
15 14 (16.28%) jQuery
15 14 (16.28%) XML
15 14 (16.28%) Oracle
16 13 (15.12%) Software Engineering
17 12 (13.95%) Subversion
17 12 (13.95%) Java EE
17 12 (13.95%) C
17 12 (13.95%) C++
17 12 (13.95%) Apache Hive
17 12 (13.95%) Mentoring
17 12 (13.95%) Front End Development
18 11 (12.79%) Docker
18 11 (12.79%) MongoDB

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 41 (47.67%) Apache
2 9 (10.47%) nginx
3 7 (8.14%) Apache Spark
4 6 (6.98%) Tomcat
5 5 (5.81%) Apache Pig
5 5 (5.81%) Drupal
6 3 (3.49%) CloudStack
6 3 (3.49%) CMS
6 3 (3.49%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (3.49%) OpenStack
6 3 (3.49%) WordPress
7 2 (2.33%) JBoss
8 1 (1.16%) Apache Solr
8 1 (1.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 9 (10.47%) Magento
2 1 (1.16%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.14%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.65%) GitHub
3 3 (3.49%) IaaS
3 3 (3.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.49%) SaaS
4 1 (1.16%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.16%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (1.16%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 11 (12.79%) HTTP
2 10 (11.63%) TCP/IP
3 7 (8.14%) Firewall
4 5 (5.81%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (79.07%) MySQL
2 15 (17.44%) Big Data
2 15 (17.44%) Hadoop
3 12 (13.95%) Apache Hive
4 11 (12.79%) MongoDB
5 7 (8.14%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (8.14%) Relational Database
6 5 (5.81%) SQL Server
7 2 (2.33%) Redis
8 1 (1.16%) Amazon Aurora
8 1 (1.16%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (1.16%) MariaDB
8 1 (1.16%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.16%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.16%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.16%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (1.16%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 37 (43.02%) Git (software)
2 12 (13.95%) Subversion
3 7 (8.14%) JIRA
4 5 (5.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 5 (5.81%) Bitbucket
4 5 (5.81%) CodeSonar
4 5 (5.81%) git-flow
4 5 (5.81%) Robot Framework
4 5 (5.81%) Selenium
5 2 (2.33%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.16%) Grunt
6 1 (1.16%) gulp
6 1 (1.16%) Jasmine
6 1 (1.16%) Mocha
6 1 (1.16%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (1.16%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (1.16%) PHPUnit
6 1 (1.16%) Travis CI
6 1 (1.16%) webpack
General
1 9 (10.47%) Legal
2 7 (8.14%) Games
3 6 (6.98%) Retail
4 5 (5.81%) Multimedia
5 3 (3.49%) Finance
6 1 (1.16%) Advertising
6 1 (1.16%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 70 (81.40%) Developer
2 34 (39.53%) PHP Developer
3 12 (13.95%) Software Developer
4 11 (12.79%) Perl Developer
5 10 (11.63%) Junior
5 10 (11.63%) Junior Developer
5 10 (11.63%) Senior Developer
6 9 (10.47%) Backend Developer
7 7 (8.14%) Java Developer
7 7 (8.14%) Junior Java Developer
7 7 (8.14%) Linux Engineer
7 7 (8.14%) Principal Developer
7 7 (8.14%) Principal Java Developer
8 5 (5.81%) C# Software Engineer
8 5 (5.81%) C++ Software Engineer
8 5 (5.81%) Java Engineer
8 5 (5.81%) Java Software Engineer
8 5 (5.81%) Senior Backend Developer
8 5 (5.81%) Senior PHP Developer
8 5 (5.81%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (37.21%) CSS
2 27 (31.40%) HTML
3 17 (19.77%) Laravel
4 14 (16.28%) jQuery
4 14 (16.28%) XML
5 12 (13.95%) Java EE
6 10 (11.63%) CGI
6 10 (11.63%) Symfony
7 8 (9.30%) Django
7 8 (9.30%) Hibernate
7 8 (9.30%) Spring
8 7 (8.14%) Apache Camel
8 7 (8.14%) HTML5
8 7 (8.14%) LAPP Stack
8 7 (8.14%) Node.js
8 7 (8.14%) REST
8 7 (8.14%) SOAP
9 6 (6.98%) LEMP Stack
10 5 (5.81%) CSS3
10 5 (5.81%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.81%) CCTV
2 5 (5.81%) User Experience
3 3 (3.49%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (3.49%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.49%) Xbox
4 2 (2.33%) Clustering
4 2 (2.33%) Replication
4 2 (2.33%) Social Media
5 1 (1.16%) Cloud Native
5 1 (1.16%) EPoS
5 1 (1.16%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 51 (59.30%) Linux
2 7 (8.14%) Android
2 7 (8.14%) Apple iOS
3 5 (5.81%) CentOS
3 5 (5.81%) Mac OS X
3 5 (5.81%) Windows
4 3 (3.49%) FreeBSD
4 3 (3.49%) OpenBSD
4 3 (3.49%) Solaris
4 3 (3.49%) Ubuntu
4 3 (3.49%) Unix
5 2 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (24.42%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (18.60%) OOP
3 13 (15.12%) Software Engineering
4 12 (13.95%) Front End Development
4 12 (13.95%) Mentoring
5 11 (12.79%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (12.79%) OO
6 10 (11.63%) DevOps
6 10 (11.63%) E-Commerce
7 9 (10.47%) Problem-Solving
7 9 (10.47%) Scrum
7 9 (10.47%) Web Development
8 8 (9.30%) Analytics
8 8 (9.30%) MVC
8 8 (9.30%) OO PHP
9 7 (8.14%) Big Data Analytics
9 7 (8.14%) Data Analytics
10 6 (6.98%) Asset Management
11 5 (5.81%) Ethical Hacking
11 5 (5.81%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 70 (81.40%) PHP
2 46 (53.49%) JavaScript
3 28 (32.56%) Perl
4 27 (31.40%) Python
5 19 (22.09%) Java
6 14 (16.28%) Bash Shell
7 12 (13.95%) C
7 12 (13.95%) C++
8 11 (12.79%) Ruby
9 9 (10.47%) C#
10 7 (8.14%) SQL
11 6 (6.98%) Shell Script
12 5 (5.81%) Objective-C
12 5 (5.81%) PowerShell
13 3 (3.49%) Lua
14 1 (1.16%) Go
14 1 (1.16%) PHP 7
14 1 (1.16%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (5.81%) CCNA
1 5 (5.81%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (5.81%) CISSP
1 5 (5.81%) CompTIA Security+
1 5 (5.81%) DV Cleared
1 5 (5.81%) GIAC
1 5 (5.81%) Linux+ Certification
1 5 (5.81%) MCSE
1 5 (5.81%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (5.81%) Network+ Certification
1 5 (5.81%) SANS
1 5 (5.81%) Security Cleared
1 5 (5.81%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.49%) GDPR
System Software
1 11 (12.79%) Docker
2 5 (5.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (5.81%) vSphere
3 3 (3.49%) KVM
3 3 (3.49%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (2.33%) Ceph
4 2 (2.33%) Corosync
4 2 (2.33%) DRBD
4 2 (2.33%) iptables
Systems Management
1 10 (11.63%) Puppet
2 5 (5.81%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (5.81%) Salt
3 4 (4.65%) Kubernetes
4 3 (3.49%) Ansible
4 3 (3.49%) Cacti
4 3 (3.49%) Kibana
4 3 (3.49%) Munin
4 3 (3.49%) Nagios
5 2 (2.33%) Grafana
5 2 (2.33%) Pacemaker
5 2 (2.33%) Terraform
6 1 (1.16%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (1.16%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (16.28%) Oracle
2 6 (6.98%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.98%) Zend
3 5 (5.81%) Red Hat
3 5 (5.81%) VMware
4 3 (3.49%) Percona
4 3 (3.49%) SolarWinds
5 2 (2.33%) Dynatrace