Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 2017 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
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 213 228 215
Rank change year-on-year +15 -13 +27
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 166 144 160
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.26% 1.15% 1.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.83% 2.76% 3.10%
Number of salaries quoted 136 140 144
North West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £23,975 £26,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £61,250 £47,500
England median annual salary £42,834 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +0.78% - -

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 5865 5217 5166
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 44.38% 41.81% 39.44%
Number of salaries quoted 4880 4547 4440
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £58,750 £55,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% 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 17 November 2017.

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 17 November 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
Manchester +2 115 £40,000 +14.29% 1
Cheshire -40 29 £37,500 -21.05% 1
Merseyside +25 16 £52,500 +40.00%
Lancashire +6 6 £25,000 -41.18% 1
LAMP
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 North West region with a requirement for LAMP.

1 130 (78.31%) MySQL
2 117 (70.48%) PHP
3 114 (68.67%) Linux
4 83 (50.00%) Apache
4 83 (50.00%) jQuery
5 80 (48.19%) JavaScript
6 78 (46.99%) CSS
7 75 (45.18%) HTML
8 70 (42.17%) Agile Software Development
9 49 (29.52%) SQL
10 48 (28.92%) DevOps
11 45 (27.11%) Python
11 45 (27.11%) OOP
11 45 (27.11%) Git (software)
12 43 (25.90%) Web Services
13 41 (24.70%) Ajax
14 40 (24.10%) E-Commerce
15 38 (22.89%) MVC
16 33 (19.88%) MongoDB
17 32 (19.28%) HTML5
17 32 (19.28%) Scrum
18 31 (18.67%) Java
19 30 (18.07%) Oracle
19 30 (18.07%) Tomcat
20 28 (16.87%) Unix
20 28 (16.87%) Web Development
21 27 (16.27%) Laravel
22 26 (15.66%) Software Engineering
22 26 (15.66%) Perl
23 25 (15.06%) XML

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 83 (50.00%) Apache
2 30 (18.07%) Tomcat
3 23 (13.86%) nginx
4 20 (12.05%) Elasticsearch
5 19 (11.45%) CMS
5 19 (11.45%) WordPress
6 9 (5.42%) Apache Pig
6 9 (5.42%) Apache Spark
7 8 (4.82%) IIS
7 8 (4.82%) JBoss
8 7 (4.22%) Drupal
9 3 (1.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 3 (1.81%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.60%) ExpressionEngine
10 1 (0.60%) Joomla!
10 1 (0.60%) Liferay
10 1 (0.60%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (1.81%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (1.81%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.60%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (0.60%) InDesign
2 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 19 (11.45%) Magento
2 1 (0.60%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 20 (12.05%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.41%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (2.41%) Amazon ELB
4 3 (1.81%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 3 (1.81%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (1.81%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 3 (1.81%) Heroku
5 2 (1.20%) SaaS
6 1 (0.60%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 1 (0.60%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.60%) Sage Pay
6 1 (0.60%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.02%) SSL
2 8 (4.82%) AMQP
3 4 (2.41%) Firewall
3 4 (2.41%) HTTP
4 3 (1.81%) SSH
5 1 (0.60%) LAN
5 1 (0.60%) Network Security
5 1 (0.60%) SAN
5 1 (0.60%) VLAN
5 1 (0.60%) WAN
5 1 (0.60%) WebEx
5 1 (0.60%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 130 (78.31%) MySQL
2 33 (19.88%) MongoDB
3 21 (12.65%) SQL Server
4 14 (8.43%) Relational Database
5 11 (6.63%) RDBMS
6 10 (6.02%) Big Data
7 9 (5.42%) Apache Hive
7 9 (5.42%) Hadoop
8 6 (3.61%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (2.41%) Amazon RDS
9 4 (2.41%) MariaDB
9 4 (2.41%) Oracle Database
9 4 (2.41%) SQLite
10 3 (1.81%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (1.81%) Oracle Database 12c
10 3 (1.81%) Redis
11 1 (0.60%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 45 (27.11%) Git (software)
2 19 (11.45%) Jenkins
2 19 (11.45%) Subversion
3 10 (6.02%) Grunt
4 9 (5.42%) gulp
4 9 (5.42%) JIRA
5 5 (3.01%) Bitbucket
6 3 (1.81%) Oracle APEX
6 3 (1.81%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (1.81%) PhpStorm
6 3 (1.81%) PHPUnit
6 3 (1.81%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.60%) Dreamweaver
7 1 (0.60%) Eclipse
General
1 10 (6.02%) Automotive
2 6 (3.61%) Retail
3 4 (2.41%) Finance
4 3 (1.81%) Advertising
4 3 (1.81%) Banking
5 2 (1.20%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.20%) Law
5 2 (1.20%) Marketing
5 2 (1.20%) Military
6 1 (0.60%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.60%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 107 (64.46%) Developer
2 70 (42.17%) PHP Developer
3 15 (9.04%) Lead Developer
3 15 (9.04%) Lead PHP Developer
3 15 (9.04%) Senior Developer
4 12 (7.23%) Administrator
4 12 (7.23%) Software Engineer
4 12 (7.23%) Systems Administrator
5 11 (6.63%) Linux Administrator
5 11 (6.63%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 10 (6.02%) Senior PHP Developer
7 9 (5.42%) DevOps Engineer
7 9 (5.42%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 9 (5.42%) Ruby on Rails Developer
8 8 (4.82%) LAMP Developer
8 8 (4.82%) Linux Engineer
8 8 (4.82%) PHP Symfony Developer
8 8 (4.82%) Symfony Developer
8 8 (4.82%) Web Developer
9 7 (4.22%) Database Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (50.00%) jQuery
2 78 (46.99%) CSS
3 75 (45.18%) HTML
4 43 (25.90%) Web Services
5 41 (24.70%) Ajax
6 32 (19.28%) HTML5
7 27 (16.27%) Laravel
8 25 (15.06%) AngularJS
8 25 (15.06%) XML
9 24 (14.46%) JSON
10 23 (13.86%) CSS3
11 22 (13.25%) LEMP Stack
12 21 (12.65%) SOAP
13 18 (10.84%) Node.js
13 18 (10.84%) REST
14 17 (10.24%) Symfony
15 16 (9.64%) Middleware
15 16 (9.64%) Sass
16 12 (7.23%) Hibernate
16 12 (7.23%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 20 (12.05%) iPad
2 14 (8.43%) User Experience
3 12 (7.23%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (6.02%) Enterprise Software
4 10 (6.02%) Greenfield Project
5 9 (5.42%) PKI
6 3 (1.81%) Social Network
7 2 (1.20%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.20%) Video Editing
8 1 (0.60%) Animation
8 1 (0.60%) Biotechnology
8 1 (0.60%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.60%) Fintech
8 1 (0.60%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.60%) Replication
8 1 (0.60%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 114 (68.67%) Linux
2 28 (16.87%) Unix
3 22 (13.25%) Windows
4 18 (10.84%) Ubuntu
5 15 (9.04%) CentOS
6 12 (7.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (4.82%) SUSE
8 7 (4.22%) Debian
9 6 (3.61%) AIX
10 3 (1.81%) Amazon Linux
10 3 (1.81%) Mac OS X
11 2 (1.20%) Android
11 2 (1.20%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.60%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (42.17%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (28.92%) DevOps
3 45 (27.11%) OOP
4 40 (24.10%) E-Commerce
5 38 (22.89%) MVC
6 32 (19.28%) Scrum
7 28 (16.87%) Web Development
8 26 (15.66%) Software Engineering
9 22 (13.25%) Mentoring
10 21 (12.65%) Configuration Management
10 21 (12.65%) TDD
11 20 (12.05%) OO
11 20 (12.05%) Project Management
12 17 (10.24%) BDD
13 14 (8.43%) SOA
14 13 (7.83%) Kanban
15 12 (7.23%) Visualisation
16 11 (6.63%) Analytics
17 10 (6.02%) Front End Development
17 10 (6.02%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 117 (70.48%) PHP
2 80 (48.19%) JavaScript
3 49 (29.52%) SQL
4 45 (27.11%) Python
5 31 (18.67%) Java
6 26 (15.66%) Perl
7 23 (13.86%) Ruby
8 21 (12.65%) Bash Shell
9 10 (6.02%) C
10 9 (5.42%) C++
11 8 (4.82%) PHP 7
12 6 (3.61%) PHP 5
12 6 (3.61%) Shell Script
13 5 (3.01%) C#
14 3 (1.81%) PL/SQL
15 2 (1.20%) PowerShell
16 1 (0.60%) ES6
16 1 (0.60%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 17 (10.24%) Degree
2 9 (5.42%) DV Cleared
2 9 (5.42%) Numerate Degree
2 9 (5.42%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.81%) AWS Certification
4 1 (0.60%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.01%) QA
2 3 (1.81%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (6.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (6.02%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.20%) Varnish
3 2 (1.20%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.60%) Xen
Systems Management
1 25 (15.06%) Puppet
2 15 (9.04%) Ansible
3 11 (6.63%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (3.61%) BladeLogic
4 6 (3.61%) CA Wily
5 4 (2.41%) Oracle RMAN
6 3 (1.81%) SCCM
6 3 (1.81%) Terraform
7 1 (0.60%) Plesk
Vendors
1 30 (18.07%) Oracle
2 15 (9.04%) VMware
3 12 (7.23%) Red Hat
4 11 (6.63%) Zend
5 6 (3.61%) AppDynamics
5 6 (3.61%) Splunk
6 5 (3.01%) Microsoft
7 3 (1.81%) Google
7 3 (1.81%) hybris
7 3 (1.81%) Sitecore
8 2 (1.20%) Adobe
8 2 (1.20%) New Relic
9 1 (0.60%) CheckPoint
9 1 (0.60%) EMC
9 1 (0.60%) Facebook
9 1 (0.60%) Juniper
9 1 (0.60%) PayPal
9 1 (0.60%) Perforce
9 1 (0.60%) SaltStack
9 1 (0.60%) Twitter